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HB 52 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration and the duties of law enforcement agencies concerning arrested persons and certain persons lawfully detained. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 58 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to the creation of a specialty court for certain first-time marihuana possession offenders; imposing a fee for participation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 124 85-0 (2017) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to the duties of a law enforcement agency regarding the immigration status of an arrested person and the enforcement of an immigration detainer. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 149 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 199 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to participation in the countywide polling place program. House: Elections Considered in Calendars
HB 233 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the exception of certain information related to the humane disposition by a municipality or county of an animal from required disclosure under the public information law. House: Government Transparency & Operation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 295 85-0 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the adoption of noise regulations by certain counties; providing a criminal penalty; authorizing a fee. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 328 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to state and federal laws regarding immigrants or immigration, including the enforcement of those laws by certain governmental entities and the use of consular identity documents for certain purposes. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 370 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the availability on the Internet of personal financial statements filed by public officials. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 536 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia | et. al. Relating to the participation of a county judge in a meeting of a commissioners court conducted by videoconference call. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 554 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to the sale of fireworks on and before the Labor Day holiday. House: County Affairs Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 555 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to an additional fee for issuing a marriage license to applicants who are not residents of this state and the form of a marriage license and application for a marriage license. House: County Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 594 85-0 (2017) Author: VanDeaver, Gary
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to procedures for the dissolution of a county hospital authority. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
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 611 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration and to the duties of law enforcement agencies concerning certain arrested persons. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 624 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to the authority of a district clerk to post official and legal notices by electronic display. House: Government Transparency & Operation Transferred to Calendars Committee
HB 754 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration and to the duties of law enforcement agencies concerning certain arrested persons. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 760 85-0 (2017) Author: Raney, John Relating to excepting the date of birth of a living person from required disclosure under the public information law. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
HB 762 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 763 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the duties of a law enforcement agency regarding the immigration status of an arrested person and the enforcement of an immigration detainer. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 764 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to civil liability of a local government for failure to comply with an immigration detainer. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 819 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the authority of certain entities to enter into a comprehensive development agreement. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 820 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to indigent residents of the county. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 840 85-0 (2017) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" | et. al. Relating to authorization for a county or municipality to establish a local minimum wage. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 889 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration and to the duties of law enforcement agencies concerning certain arrested persons. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 901 85-0 (2017) Author: Minjarez, Ina | et. al. Relating to the amount of an optional county fee on vehicle registration in certain counties. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 921 85-0 (2017) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al. Relating to the duties of a law enforcement agency regarding the immigration status of an arrested person and the enforcement of an immigration detainer. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 927 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to the regulation of firearms, air guns, knives, ammunition, and firearm and air gun supplies; imposing a civil penalty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 954 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to authorization for a county or municipality to establish a local minimum wage. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1021 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John | et. al. Relating to county law libraries. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Received from the House
HB 1102 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to providing a telephone number for certain governmental purposes. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 1103 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to excluding a person on the suspense list from jury duty. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1109 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al. Relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1141 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the licensing and regulation of bail bond sureties in certain counties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1156 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to the unlawful restraint of a dog; creating an offense. House: Public Health Returned to committee
HB 1170 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Miles, Borris
Relating to the authority of counties to advertise on personal property owned or leased by the county. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1183 85-0 (2017) Author: Roberts, Kevin | et. al. Relating to the prohibition by counties of the use of fireworks during certain hours; creating a criminal offense. House: County Affairs Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 1205 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to qualifications to serve as a member of the governing body of an open-enrollment charter school or the governing body of a charter holder. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1210 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to passenger security screening. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1234 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to filing fees imposed in civil cases in Hidalgo County and Cameron County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1279 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the authority of a county or municipality to adopt or enforce a smoking ban on the premises of certain businesses. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1288 85-0 (2017) Author: Rose, Toni
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to broker agreements for the leasing of real property owned by a county. House: County Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 1308 85-0 (2017) Author: Holland, Justin | et. al. Relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration and to the duties of law enforcement agencies concerning certain arrested persons. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1312 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott | et. al. Relating to the number of emissions inspections performed by certain vehicle inspection stations. House: Transportation Transferred to Calendars Committee
HB 1328 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to standards for advertising land for sale in certain border counties before a subdivision plat for the land has been approved; affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 1348 85-0 (2017) Author: Cain, Briscoe | et. al. Relating to the authority of a county or municipality to adopt or enforce a smoking ban on the premises of certain businesses. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1362 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt | et. al. Relating to state agency and local government regulation of the use of multi-occupancy private spaces. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1386 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the use of earnest money contracts and other offers for the sale of land before a subdivision plat is filed in certain border counties. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 1417 85-0 (2017) Author: Rinaldi, Matt | et. al. Relating to the sale of fireworks during and before the Diwali holiday. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1449 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to prohibiting local governments from imposing certain fees on new construction. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1530 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the publication of required notice by a political subdivision in media other than a newspaper. House: Government Transparency & Operation Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1541 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt | et. al. Relating to the posting of required notice by a political subdivision on Internet websites. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
HB 1550 85-0 (2017) Author: Frank, James | et. al. Relating to the confinement in a county jail of a person pending a transfer to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and to the reimbursement of certain costs of confinement. House: Corrections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1576 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the location of certain temporary branch early voting polling places. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1584 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the implementation of county solid waste management programs in certain counties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1594 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the territory that may be included in a single county election precinct. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1654 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al. Relating to the offense of failure to comply with an order from a fire marshal and the authority of certain county employees to issue citations for certain violations. House: County Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1716 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Miles, Borris
Relating to territory of county assistance districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
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 1813 85-0 (2017) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to issuing a marriage license and conducting a marriage ceremony. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1815 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Miles, Borris
Relating to the power of counties to enact park use rules. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1837 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the authority of counties to require a person to notify a local governmental entity before starting an outdoor fire; creating a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs Received from the House
HB 1850 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to creation of a task force to study the effects of population growth on counties in this state. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1873 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to renewing the application to receive ballots to be voted by mail for certain elections held during a calendar year. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1961 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the care and unlawful restraint of a dog. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2073 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to publication of notice requirements for certain governmental entities and representatives. House: Government Transparency & Operation Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2182 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Miles, Borris
Relating to the authority of a county assistance district to impose a sales and use tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2191 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony Relating to the eligibility of certain entities for grants awarded by the criminal justice division of the governor's office. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2280 85-0 (2017) Author: Dean, Jay Relating to the duties of a law enforcement agency regarding the immigration status of an arrested person and to the agency's enforcement of immigration detainers and of laws relating to immigration. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2317 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to access to criminal history record information by an emergency communication district. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2359 85-0 (2017) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to common nuisances. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2434 85-0 (2017) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to requiring certain public retirement systems to take certain actions or implement certain plans designed to achieve actuarial soundness. House: Pensions Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2435 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John Relating to public improvement projects financed by or through assessments levied on property by municipalities and counties. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2482 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain counties to operate a roadway clearance program; creating an offense. House: County Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2551 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to regulation of short-term rentals by municipalities and counties. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2557 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the development of certain local government transportation infrastructure projects; authorizing the issuance of bonds. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
HB 2585 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the provision of veterans housing by county or municipal housing authorities. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 2586 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the electronic filing of bail bonds. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2642 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to requirements for providing information regarding the issuance of certain proposed bonds by certain political subdivisions. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2725 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the composition of the board of directors of a stormwater control and recapture planning authority in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2758 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the regulation of seed by a political subdivision. House: Agriculture & Livestock Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2762 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Relating to broker agreements for the sale of certain surplus property by certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2763 85-0 (2017) Author: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara Relating to solid waste services and solid waste management programs in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of municipalities in certain counties; authorizing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2770 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the declaration of a common nuisance involving a computer network or web address. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Received from the House
HB 2789 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to the creation of a study group to study state unfunded mandates that affect counties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2798 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the authority of a county to implement a pilot program to reuse wastewater at county facilities. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2825 85-0 (2017) Author: Gooden, Lance
Sponsor: Hall, Bob
Relating to the dissolution of a levee improvement district by a commissioners court. House: County Affairs
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2846 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the employment of certain individuals at a sexually oriented business. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2875 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the imposition of additional fees for filing civil cases in Willacy County and Starr County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2899 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the regulation of discrimination by political subdivisions. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2922 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to collection of a service charge by a county or municipality for a dishonored credit card. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2934 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the civil consequences imposed on persons arrested for, charged with, or convicted of certain criminal offenses. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2985 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Hall, Bob
Relating to the type of newspaper required for notice by publication in certain counties. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2998 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César | et. al. Relating to defense economic readjustment zones. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3076 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to bail bond boards in certain counties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3097 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to the procedures following a child fatality or near fatality and the relating investigation by the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3203 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat | et. al. Relating to recordings of meetings of certain governmental bodies; creating offenses. House: Government Transparency & Operation Left pending in committee
HB 3222 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to the availability under the public information law of certain documents filed with a county clerk or a district clerk. House: Government Transparency & Operation Left pending in committee
HB 3256 85-0 (2017) Author: Rose, Toni | et. al. Relating to the establishment by certain counties and hospital districts of disease control pilot programs to reduce the risk of certain infectious and communicable diseases; authorizing fees. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3271 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the right of certain public officers to access public information, documents, records, and property. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 3286 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig | et. al. Relating to the regulation of game rooms in certain counties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 3357 85-0 (2017) Author: Romero, Ramon | et. al. Relating to the prevailing wage for work associated with public work contracts; authorizing a penalty. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3391 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the creation of a specialty court for certain public safety employees who commit a criminal offense; imposing fees for participation and testing, counseling, and treatment. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3423 85-0 (2017) Author: Lambert, Stan
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the recording by a county clerk of certain documents relating to the sale or lease of public school land. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3453 85-0 (2017) Author: Landgraf, Brooks
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the regulation of game rooms in certain counties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3470 85-0 (2017) Author: Hunter, Todd
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to acceptance of donations and bequests by a commissioners court. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3639 85-0 (2017) Author: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara Relating to regulation of fireworks stands in certain counties; creating criminal offenses. House: County Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3708 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to recordings of meetings of certain governmental bodies; creating offenses. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
HB 3844 85-0 (2017) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to the independent ombudsman for county jails. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3895 85-0 (2017) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to the application for and loans from the Texas military value revolving loan account. House: Economic & Small Business Development Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3909 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the powers and duties of a commissioners court to levy and collect taxes on behalf of a navigation district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3910 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the requirement that a political party's county executive committee hold open meetings. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3913 85-0 (2017) Author: Shine, Hugh | et. al. Relating to retainage requirements for certain public works construction projects. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3924 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to regulation by certain counties of lots in platted subdivisions that have remained undeveloped for 25 years or more. House: County Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3954 85-0 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
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 4024 85-0 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the authority of certain counties to regulate noise levels in residential areas; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4041 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to establishing family drug courts in counties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 4068 85-0 (2017) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to regional or local health care programs for eligible individuals and employees of small employers. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4097 85-0 (2017) Author: Cain, Briscoe Relating to prohibition of certain regulations by a county, municipality, or other political subdivision. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4098 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to jail administrators in certain counties. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 4110 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to grants to establish or expand community collaboratives for services to persons experiencing homelessness or mental illness and county government planning for community collaboratives. House: County Affairs Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 4132 85-0 (2017) Author: Wilson, Terry M. Relating to the power of certain counties to enact park use rules; affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 4136 85-0 (2017) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the operation of casino games at 12 casinos in this state by licensed persons in counties that have approved casino gaming; requiring occupational licenses or certifications; creating criminal offenses and providing other penalties; authorizing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 4142 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to certain requirements of counties and other governmental entities regarding behavioral health. House: County Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4157 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to simultaneous translation from English to Spanish of certain hearings and meetings held by a committee of the legislature, the governing body of a municipality, or the commissioners court of a county. House: Government Transparency & Operation Left pending in committee
HB 4180 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation, operations, functions, and regulatory authority of certain governmental entities and officials; changes in certain judicial procedures; imposing civil penalties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Senate Amendments Analysis distributed
HJR 103 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Proposing a constitutional amendment repealing county authority to provide for manual labor poor houses and farms. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 4 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Relating to the enforcement by campus police departments and certain local governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration and to related duties and liability of certain persons in the criminal justice system; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 92 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to prohibition of certain regulations by a county, municipality, or other political subdivision. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 103 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the provision of bags to customers of a business at the point of sale. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 172 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 230 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to participation in the countywide polling place program. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 243 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the authority of a commissioners court to disapprove of certain condemnations. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 334 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to broker agreements for the leasing of real property owned by a county. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 366 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the availability on the Internet of reports of political contributions and expenditures filed in connection with certain county judicial offices. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 389 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to abolishing the Major Events reimbursement program. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 390 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to abolishing the Motor Sports Racing trust fund. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 391 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to abolishing the Events trust fund. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 392 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to abolishing the Major Events Trust fund, the Events trust fund, and the Motor Sports Racing trust fund. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 397 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to the consultation policies of local mental health authorities with respect to sheriffs and their representatives. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 414 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the authority of a district clerk to post official and legal notices by electronic display. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 427 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to authorization for a county or municipality to establish a local minimum wage. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 451 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al. Relating to regulation of short-term rentals and short-term rental marketplaces by municipalities and counties. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Urban Affairs
SB 459 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al. Relating to the regulation or taxation of firearms, air guns, knives, or ammunition by a municipality or county. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
SB 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 515 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the right of certain public officers to access public information, documents, records, and property; creating criminal offenses. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
SB 522 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Relating to issuing a marriage license and conducting a marriage ceremony. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 535 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation, purpose, implementation, and funding of the County Park Beautification and Improvement Program. Senate: Administration Committee report printed and distributed
SB 540 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the filing fee imposed in civil cases in Hidalgo County and Cameron County. Filed
SB 619 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al. Relating to county and municipal cooperation with state and federal immigration law enforcement and efforts to enhance international border security. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 623 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a public information Internet website. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 641 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to periodic zero-based budgeting for certain political subdivisions. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 684 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the local regulation of the operation of utility vehicles, all-terrain vehicles, and recreational off-highway vehicles on public roadways. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 692 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: González, Mary
Relating to regulation by certain counties of lots in platted subdivisions that have remained undeveloped. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 760 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to county authority to regulate fireworks. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 800 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the authority of an independent school district to contract with a county for the design, improvement, or construction of an instructional facility or stadium or other athletic facility. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 852 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to prohibiting local governments from imposing certain fees on new construction. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 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 937 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to county law libraries. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 957 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al.
Relating to the content and numbering of propositions on the ballot. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 986 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al. Relating to a grant program to support the enforcement of immigration law by a municipality or county. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 988 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Israel, Celia
Relating to the participation of a county judge in a meeting of a commissioners court conducted by videoconference call. House: County Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1090 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Relating to the unlawful restraint of a dog; creating a criminal offense. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Point of order sustained
SB 1117 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the offense of failure to comply with an order from a fire marshal. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to County Affairs
SB 1172 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of seed by a political subdivision. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1196 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the declaration of a common nuisance involving a computer network or web address. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1229 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José
Sponsor: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara | et. al.
Relating to solid waste services and solid waste management programs in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of municipalities in certain counties; authorizing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1290 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Metcalf, Will
Relating to access to criminal history record information by an emergency communication district. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1356 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to distracted driving collisions; creating an offense. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1357 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the right of public officers to information of certain governmental entities; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1438 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the applicability of certain unfunded mandates on political subdivisions. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1452 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the application of the open meetings law to district judges performing certain management or administrative functions. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1508 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to filing fees imposed in civil cases in Hidalgo County, Cameron County, and Willacy County. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1542 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to a requirement that a condominium receive prior approval from a county prior to its creation. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1543 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to indigent residents of the county. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1544 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Schubert, Leighton
Relating to financial reporting requirements of regional planning commissions. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1586 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to the minimum wage, including authorizing certain counties and municipalities to establish a minimum wage. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1676 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Gutierrez, Roland
Relating to the veterans county service office. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1695 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to mosquito control districts established for an urgent public health purpose. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1829 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to common nuisances. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1866 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the employment of certain individuals at a sexually oriented business. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1869 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the implementation of county solid waste management programs in certain counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1870 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to county prohibition of the possession of glass containers within the boundaries of a state-owned riverbed; creating an offense. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Left pending in committee
SB 1885 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the location of certain temporary branch early voting polling places. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1937 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to the participation of certain counties in the collection improvement program. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2002 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to regional or local health care programs for eligible individuals and employees of small employers. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2159 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to standards for advertising land for sale in certain border counties before a subdivision plat for the land has been approved; affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2163 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the adoption of uniform rules for hours of work for certain county employees. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2171 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the number of emissions inspections performed by certain vehicle inspection stations. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 2236 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the independent ombudsman for county jails. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SJR 19 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or less of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year and to permit the voters of a county to establish a higher limitation not to exceed 110 percent on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead in the county. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 27 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Springer, Drew
Proposing a constitutional amendment repealing county authority to provide for manual labor poor houses and farms. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 46 85-1 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the regulation of discrimination by political subdivisions. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 53 85-1 (2017) Author: Romero, Ramon | et. al. Relating to the repeal of certain provisions governing state and local enforcement of immigration laws and other provisions related to immigration law. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 107 85-1 (2017) Author: Cyrier, John Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to adopt or enforce a requirement that a builder or contractor obtain a license or other similar certification from the political subdivision. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 164 85-1 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to the issuance of a permit by a political subdivision. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 183 85-1 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the repeal of certain provisions governing state and local enforcement of immigration laws and other provisions related to immigration law. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 317 85-1 (2017) Author: Uresti, Tomas Relating to the repeal of certain provisions governing state and local enforcement of immigration laws and other provisions related to immigration law. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 381 85-1 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain facilities of political subdivisions, including public school districts, and open-enrollment charter schools. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 3 85-1 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain facilities and activities of political subdivisions, including public school districts, and open-enrollment charter schools. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 13 85-1 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al. Relating to the issuance of a permit by a political subdivision. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
SB 23 85-1 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to prohibition of certain regulations by a county, municipality, or other political subdivision. Filed
SB 42 85-1 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al. Relating to the repeal of certain provisions governing state and local enforcement of immigration laws and other provisions related to immigration law. Filed
SB 91 85-1 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the regulation of certain facilities and activities of political subdivisions, including public school districts, and open-enrollment charter schools. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 109 85-1 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to the repeal of certain provisions governing state and local enforcement of immigration laws and to certain other provisions related to immigration law. Filed
SB 110 85-1 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to the repeal of certain provisions governing state and local enforcement of immigration laws and other provisions related to immigration law. Filed
HB 23 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to disclosure of certain relationships with local government officers and vendors; creating criminal offenses. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 132 84-0 (2015) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to prohibiting local governments from interfering with a person's right to engage in the production of agriculture. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 139 84-0 (2015) Author: Stickland, Jonathan Relating to the posting of certain notices for political subdivisions on the comptroller's Internet website. House: Government Transparency & Operation Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 143 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the local regulation of distance requirements for the possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages near public transportation stops. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 152 84-0 (2015) Author: Harless, Patricia Relating to the authority of the voters of certain counties to authorize the county to regulate the sale and use of fireworks; providing penalties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 153 84-0 (2015) Author: Harless, Patricia Relating to the adoption of noise regulations by certain counties; providing a criminal penalty; authorizing a fee. House: County Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 161 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to housing prisoners in a tent or other facility in lieu of a county jail. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 167 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the adoption of a county charter by Bexar County. House: County Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 283 84-0 (2015) Author: Fallon, Pat | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the requirement that certain governmental bodies make audio and video recordings of open meetings available on the Internet. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 305 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to registering to vote and voting while in custody at certain county jails and related procedures. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 392 84-0 (2015) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to authorizing an optional county fee for vehicle registration to fund certain transportation projects. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 396 84-0 (2015) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the state minimum wage, including adjustments based on the consumer price index and authorization for a county or municipality to establish a local minimum wage. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 397 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al. Relating to the use of fireworks at certain Texas Department of Transportation rest areas; providing a penalty. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 473 84-0 (2015) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to a prohibition on the sale or transfer of certain law enforcement vehicles before removal of certain equipment and insignia. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 547 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to the creation and dissolution of a covenant marriage. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 587 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to a voter education program for high school seniors. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 592 84-0 (2015) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to the duties of a law enforcement agency regarding the immigration status of an arrested person and the enforcement of an immigration detainer. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 684 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the authority of a county to adopt a fire code. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
HB 737 84-0 (2015) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the creation of regional emergency communications districts; authorizing the issuance of bonds; authorizing a fee. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on intent calendar
HB 738 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the regulation by a municipality or county of the rental or leasing of housing accommodations. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 748 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the regulation of liquid propane gas tanks on residential property. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 785 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the regulation of amusement redemption machine game rooms in certain counties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 870 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the investment training requirement for certain local government financial officers. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 907 84-0 (2015) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the authority of a county or municipality to regulate the location of halfway houses; providing a criminal penalty; authorizing fees. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 924 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the authority of a county to adopt a fire code. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 960 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the exemption of school district property from certain infrastructure fees charged for the control of excess water or storm water. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 961 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al. Relating to the exemption of certain school district property from certain infrastructure fees charged for the control of excess water or storm water. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 983 84-0 (2015) Author: Stickland, Jonathan Relating to the repeal of the requirement that counties and municipalities offer to remove graffiti from private property free of charge before requiring the property owner to remove the graffiti. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 995 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the establishment of stormwater control and recapture planning authorities in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1048 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al. Relating to the redesignation of veterans court programs as veterans treatment court programs, the administration of those programs, the expunction of arrest records and files for certain participants who successfully complete a program, and the issuance of orders of nondisclosure for participants convicted of a misdemeanor; changing a fee. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1073 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César Relating to consideration of a bidder's principal place of business in awarding certain county contracts. House: County Affairs Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 1085 84-0 (2015) Author: Márquez, Marisa | et. al. Relating to the filing of financial disclosure statements by trustees of an independent school district; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: General Investigating & Ethics Considered in Calendars
HB 1140 84-0 (2015) Author: Israel, Celia | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the confinement of pregnant prisoners in county jails. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1141 84-0 (2015) Author: Israel, Celia | et. al. Relating to reports regarding the use of restraints on pregnant prisoners in county jails. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1150 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the sale of fireworks on and before certain holidays; affecting a provision subject to a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1170 84-0 (2015) Author: Farney, Marsha | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the applicability to open-enrollment charter schools of certain laws regarding local governments and political subdivisions. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1213 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to the regulation of amusement redemption machine game rooms in certain counties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1226 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the designation of a local governmental entity as an authorized agent of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to regulate the use of on-site sewage disposal systems. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1269 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al. Relating to supplemental environmental projects implemented by certain local governments in lieu of administrative penalties assessed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 1272 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the presumption of abandonment of certain tangible personal property held by a county. House: County Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1292 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to renaming the Major Events trust fund to the Major Events Reimbursement Program. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1296 84-0 (2015) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the appointment of certain representatives to certain regional water planning groups. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1329 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the payment of costs incurred by the involuntary commitment of persons with mental illness. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1394 84-0 (2015) Author: Burns, DeWayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the composition, governance, and authority of a regional tollway authority that has or proposes to have projects located in counties that are not part of the authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1407 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to the comparison of any list of the legal status of certain persons who are not citizens to the list of registered voters. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1423 84-0 (2015) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the authority of certain counties to contract with a private vendor for the operation of a detention facility. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1440 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of Elite Rodeo Association World Championships for funding from the Major Events trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1528 84-0 (2015) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the provision of services to certain HIV-infected individuals. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1542 84-0 (2015) Author: Paddie, Chris
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the use of digital message display systems in certain public facilities. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1556 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al. Relating to prohibition of certain regulations by a county, municipality, or other political subdivision. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1631 84-0 (2015) Author: Phelan, Dade Relating to the enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain municipalities and counties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
HB 1639 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to providing information to the public and to purchasers of real property regarding the impact of military installations. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 1645 84-0 (2015) Author: Gutierrez, Roland | et. al. Relating to the participation of certain large counties in the countywide polling place program. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1654 84-0 (2015) Author: White, Molly | et. al. Relating to public agreements or contracts related to United Nations Agenda 21. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 1681 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to the authority of a county clerk to require an individual to present photo identification to file certain documents in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1745 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Relating to the funding and issuing of marriage licenses and certifications and the recognition of certain marriages. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1792 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to regulation of residential short-term rental units and collection and reporting periods of hotel occupancy taxes; creating a criminal offense; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1798 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al. Relating to local control school districts. House: Public Education Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 1830 84-0 (2015) Author: Kuempel, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the regulation of amusement redemption machine game rooms. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 1879 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to exemptions from continuing education requirements for certain county commissioners. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1886 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose an assessment on landowners for the installation, operation, and maintenance of streetlights. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1939 84-0 (2015) Author: Rinaldi, Matt | et. al. Relating to the provision of bags to customers of a business at the point of sale. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1943 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron Relating to the indexing of correction instruments in a county index to real property records. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1953 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the deadline for counties and municipalities to provide notice of a proposed property tax rate. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 2001 84-0 (2015) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to interlocal contracts between a governmental entity and a purchasing cooperative. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
HB 2002 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the recycling of county surplus or salvage property. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2019 84-0 (2015) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2033 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to authorizing counties to require the submission of digital maps in connection with the county plat approval process. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2076 84-0 (2015) Author: Oliveira, René | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to notice requirements and other procedures relating to the possession or sale of a motor vehicle, motorboat, vessel, or outboard motor by a possessory lienholder. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
HB 2122 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the adoption of uniform rules for hours of work for certain county employees. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2135 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Doug
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the purchasing of a firearm of an honorably retired or deceased peace officer. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2162 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to municipal regulation of the use of alarm systems; authorizing a municipal fee. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2164 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to the applicability of certain unfunded mandates on political subdivisions. House: Government Transparency & Operation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2177 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to the power of a commissioners court to authorize ad valorem tax sales of real property to be conducted by means of online auctions. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2185 84-0 (2015) Author: Clardy, Travis | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the execution of a search warrant for taking a DNA specimen. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2232 84-0 (2015) Author: Kuempel, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the creation of regional military sustainability commissions for certain military installations. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2233 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the establishment of a parent education pilot program by the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2234 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to the authority of a district clerk to post official and legal notices by electronic display. House: Government Transparency & Operation Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2248 84-0 (2015) Author: Wray, John Relating to the land application of sewage sludge in certain counties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2249 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to the creation, powers and duties, and administration of emergency response districts; providing authority to impose taxes and issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts No action taken in committee
HB 2309 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to the sale of dogs or cats by a roadside vendor in certain counties. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2356 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to the territory that may be included in a single county election precinct. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2376 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the creation and administration of a disaster recovery fund. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2409 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the storage of firearms surrendered by a person subject to a magistrate's order for emergency protection or protective order as a result of family violence, sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking of persons. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2426 84-0 (2015) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the effect on local regulation of state law for fire extinguisher service and installation; authorizing a fee. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2436 84-0 (2015) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to passenger security screening. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2518 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to discussion or deliberation regarding certain economic development negotiations by governmental bodies. House: County Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2562 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth | et. al. Relating to the care and unlawful restraint of a dog. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 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 2581 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to governmental actions affecting private property rights in certain oil and gas wells. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 2590 84-0 (2015) Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to providing a remedy for fraud committed in certain real estate transactions. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2597 84-0 (2015) Author: Reynolds, Ron | et. al. Relating to the creation of a mental health treatment for incarceration diversion pilot program. House: Corrections
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2627 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to creation of a task force to study the effects of population growth on counties in this state. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2644 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César Relating to notice given of election precinct boundary changes. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2670 84-0 (2015) Author: Paul, Dennis Relating to the deadline for counties and municipalities to provide notice of a proposed property tax rate. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2672 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the powers of a public utility agency; authorizing fees and charges; granting the power of eminent domain. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 2784 84-0 (2015) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to the authority of certain counties to regulate camping on public beaches; adding a provision that may be subject to a criminal penalty. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2809 84-0 (2015) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2830 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the duty of a county to refund an amount of $2 or less paid to the county clerk or district clerk. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2862 84-0 (2015) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to the participation in the countywide polling place program. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2868 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to the imposition of additional fees for filing civil cases and for recording certain documents in Hidalgo County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2909 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al. Relating to the regulation by a municipality or county of the rental or leasing of housing accommodations. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2977 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to issues affecting counties and certain other governmental entities; authorizing fees. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on intent calendar
HB 3000 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to prohibiting the online posting of certain documents submitted to the chief appraiser of an appraisal district in an application for an exemption from ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3003 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to the appointment of counsel in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3041 84-0 (2015) Author: White, Molly Relating to posting certain fiscal analysis documents of counties and municipalities on the Internet. House: Government Transparency & Operation Left pending in committee
HB 3067 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Relating to the amount that may be donated by contract by certain populous counties to crime stoppers or crime prevention organizations. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3159 84-0 (2015) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to a contract with a county for election services. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3167 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the governing bodies of certain local planning organizations. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 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 3187 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to assessments for water and energy improvements in municipalities and counties; changing a fee. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3224 84-0 (2015) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to the release of certain information relating to motor vehicle accidents. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3235 84-0 (2015) Author: Galindo, Rick Relating to the right of officers of counties, county boards of school trustees, and county boards of education to obtain information, documents, and records. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3269 84-0 (2015) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to the participation in the countywide polling place program. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3270 84-0 (2015) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to a franchise tax credit for wages paid to graduates of certain institutions of higher education. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3277 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the authority of the office of independent ombudsman with the Texas Juvenile Justice Department in regard to juveniles in custody in certain facilities. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3340 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the administration and implementation of the Flood Control and Insurance Act; adding provisions subject to a civil or criminal penalty and affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3388 84-0 (2015) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to increasing the fee on conviction paid by a defendant for a peace officer committing or releasing the defendant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3472 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the authorization for a county to establish a wage higher than the state minimum wage for competitive procurement requirements in a specific contract. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3474 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Relating to issues affecting counties and other governmental entities. House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Senate discharges conferees
HB 3518 84-0 (2015) Author: Landgraf, Brooks | et. al. Relating to alternative fuel fleets of certain governmental entities, including funding for motor vehicles, infrastructure, and equipment. House: Energy Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3620 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the acquisition of real property by a municipality. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 3687 84-0 (2015) Author: Frank, James Relating to design-build procedures for civil works projects. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
HB 3688 84-0 (2015) Author: Frank, James Relating to the process for the selection of construction managers-at-risk used by governmental entities. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
HB 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 3870 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the appointment of a master in chancery in certain counties to aid in the determination of certain ad valorem tax appeals. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3871 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to posting of certain financial information of certain political subdivisions on the Internet. House: Government Transparency & Operation Left pending in committee
HB 3876 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the issuance of local permits by a regulatory agency of a political subdivision; limiting the amount of a fee. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 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 3939 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the requirements for construction contracts for certain public works projects. House: Business & Industry Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3951 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to the eligibility of persons to participate in an ad valorem tax sale of real property; creating a criminal offense. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 4053 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to posting certain comprehensive annual financial reports on the Internet. House: Government Transparency & Operation Left pending in committee
HB 4061 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to the regulation of firearms, air guns, ammunition, and firearm and air gun supplies; imposing a civil penalty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4070 84-0 (2015) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the adoption or enforcement of laws relating to labor by a political subdivision. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HJR 35 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the voters of Bexar County to adopt a charter that restructures and empowers the county government and that may allow the integration of the county government with certain other political subdivisions located wholly or partly in the county. House: County Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HJR 41 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to private road work by certain counties. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 104 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Doug Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the creation of emergency response districts; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
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
SB 12 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Landgraf, Brooks | et. al.
Relating to alternative fuel fleets of certain governmental entities, including funding for motor vehicles, infrastructure, and equipment. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 48 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the events eligible for funding from the Major Events trust fund. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 58 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Faircloth, Wayne
Relating to the enforcement of commercial vehicle safety standards by certain municipalities and counties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 68 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the minimum wage, including authorizing a county or municipality to establish a minimum wage. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 100 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to the enterprise zone program. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 185 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 267 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan | et. al.
Relating to the regulation by a municipality or county of the rental or leasing of housing accommodations. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 327 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the authority of a county to adopt a fire code. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 335 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to the right of officers of counties, county boards of school trustees, and county boards of education to obtain information, documents, and records. House: County Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to County Affairs
SB 343 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the conformity of local law with state law. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 356 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the creation, purpose, implementation, and funding of the County Park Beautification and Improvement Program. Senate: Administration Committee report printed and distributed
SB 367 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to the unauthorized use of an alcoholic beverage permit or license; providing a criminal penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 408 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Blanco, César
Relating to consideration of a bidder's principal place of business in awarding certain county contracts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 440 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the authority of a county or municipality to prohibit hydraulic fracturing treatment. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 445 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to public agreements or contracts related to United Nations Agenda 21. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 497 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the use of money in a tax increment fund to pay costs related to public improvements used for social services programs and permanent supportive housing that promotes the development or redevelopment of a reinvestment zone. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 506 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the authority of a political subdivision of this state to execute certain contracts for the use or acquisition of personal property. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 532 84-0 (2015) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the creation of regional emergency communications districts; authorizing the issuance of bonds; authorizing a fee. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 536 84-0 (2015) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the designation of certain prostitution prevention programs as commercially sexually exploited persons court programs. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 569 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary
Relating to the presumption of abandonment of certain tangible personal property held by a county. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 570 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Sheffield, J. D.
Relating to the use of fireworks at certain Texas Department of Transportation rest areas; creating a criminal offense. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 582 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Harless, Patricia
Relating to training courses for certain food handlers. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 584 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Simmons, Ron
Relating to the indexing of correction instruments in a county index to real property records. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 601 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Bell, Cecil | et. al.
Relating to the eligibility of Elite Rodeo Association World Championships for funding from the Major Events trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 673 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to the funding and issuing of marriage licenses and certifications and the recognition of certain marriages. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 696 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to increasing the fee on conviction paid by a defendant for a peace officer committing or releasing the defendant. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 720 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to prohibit hydraulic fracturing. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 800 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the authority of a district clerk to post official and legal notices by electronic display. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 809 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to governmental actions affecting private property rights in certain oil and gas wells. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 866 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of amusement redemption machine game rooms in certain counties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 883 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the applicability of certain unfunded mandates on political subdivisions. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1012 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to local control school districts. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
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 1092 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to the amount that may be donated by contract by certain populous counties to crime stoppers or crime prevention organizations. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1155 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to prohibition of certain regulations by a county, municipality, or other political subdivision. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 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 1184 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al.
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy
Relating to the governance of a regional mobility authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1210 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Miller, Rick
Relating to the regulation of amusement redemption machine game rooms in certain counties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1254 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to transparency in economic development negotiations involving a governmental body and a business prospect. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1255 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1274 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the authorization for a county to establish a wage higher than the state minimum wage for competitive procurement requirements in a specific contract. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1281 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the authority of a local government to participate in a cooperative purchasing program with local governments of this state or another state. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1288 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to a prohibition on local solid waste management regulations that are inconsistent with a permit or regulations of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1318 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the local regulation of distance requirements for the possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages near public transportation stops. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1373 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the authority of a county to adopt a fire code. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1408 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Tracy
Relating to the establishment of a matching grant program for community development in certain municipalities and counties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1452 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to the power of a commissioners court to authorize ad valorem tax sales of real property to be conducted by means of online auctions. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 1454 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to authorizing counties to require the submission of digital maps in connection with the county plat approval process. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1502 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to county regulation of the removal and storage in certain counties of unlawfully stopped motor vehicles. Senate: Transportation Not again placed on intent calendar
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 1518 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1537 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the authority of a county or municipality to enforce a smoking ban on the premises of certain businesses. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1550 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the provision of bags to customers of a business at the point of sale. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1567 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the applicability to open-enrollment charter schools of certain laws regarding local governments and political subdivisions. Senate: Education Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1575 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: González, Mary
Relating to county regulation of lots in platted subdivisions that have remained undeveloped for 25 years or more. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1587 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: VanDeaver, Gary | 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
SB 1673 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the preemption of a local law by state law. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1719 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the evaluation of an application for a low income housing tax credit. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1744 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to funding for and a study of county health care services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1756 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry
Relating to the issuance of driver's licenses and personal identification certificates and the classification and operation of certain vehicles; authorizing a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 1781 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Minjarez, Ina | et. al.
Relating to the euthanasia of animals in animal shelters located in certain counties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1843 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to indigent residents of the county. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1888 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to a requirement that a county report the number of certain persons with mental illness detained in that county's jail. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1930 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the appointment of counsel in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1950 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Martinez, Armando
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: Business & Commerce
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1964 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Martinez, Armando
Relating to the imposition of additional fees for filing civil cases and for recording certain documents in Hidalgo County and Cameron County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1974 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the adoption of uniform rules for hours of work for certain county employees. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SJR 17 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Springer, Drew
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to private road work by certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Transportation
Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 83 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the implementation of county solid waste management programs in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of a municipality. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 93 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James Relating to entities that qualify as historically underutilized businesses. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 107 83-0 (2013) Author: Harless, Patricia Relating to the regulation by certain counties of the sale and use of fireworks; providing penalties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 123 83-0 (2013) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al. Relating to an interlocal contract between a governmental entity and a purchasing cooperative to purchase roofing materials or services. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 139 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to the exercise of urban renewal powers by certain counties. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 151 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the adoption of a county charter by Bexar County. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 177 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to housing prisoners in a tent or other facility in lieu of a county jail. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 181 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to a prohibition against the construction or operation by a local governmental entity of a day labor center used to facilitate the employment of aliens not lawfully present in the United States. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 247 83-0 (2013) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the adoption of noise regulations by certain counties; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 270 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to an electronic means for voters to determine the status of ballots submitted by mail. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 335 83-0 (2013) Author: Stickland, Jonathan | et. al. Relating to the posting of certain notices for political subdivisions on the comptroller's Internet website. House: Technology Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 385 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to bond requirements for county officers and employees, district attorneys, and criminal district attorneys. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 477 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the authority of a county to advertise on leased vehicles. House: County Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 483 83-0 (2013) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to a public hearing held on the issue of making a payment in excess of the compensation contracted for by a political subdivision. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Open Government
Effective immediately
HB 487 83-0 (2013) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to liability of certain persons assisting in man-made or natural disasters. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 488 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to county or municipal regulation of crafted precious metal dealers; providing a criminal penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 540 83-0 (2013) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al. Relating to regulation of residential tenancies by local governments. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 584 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the posting of a notice of foreclosure sale on a county's Internet website. House: Technology
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 611 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the regulation of subdivisions in counties, including certain border and economically distressed counties. House: Land & Resource Management Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 685 83-0 (2013) Author: Márquez, Marisa | et. al. Relating to commissioners court oversight of certain emergency services districts. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 699 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the location of certain public sales of real property. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 712 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the responsibility for keeping fire-fighting equipment furnished to a volunteer fire department by a county in good working order. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 714 83-0 (2013) Author: Kuempel, John
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to an agreement between a county and the Department of Public Safety for the joint operation of certain fixed-site facilities. House: County Affairs
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 745 83-0 (2013) Author: Ashby, Trent Relating to county participation in a program for improvement of collection of court costs, fees, and fines imposed in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 762 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to restrictions on disaster remediation contracts following a locally declared disaster. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 802 83-0 (2013) Author: Rose, Toni
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the definition of an authorized emergency vehicle. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 832 83-0 (2013) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to the abatement of mosquitoes in stagnant water located on certain uninhabited residential property. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 970 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Relating to regulation of cottage food products and cottage food production operations. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 975 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the requirements for obtaining an emergency medical services provider license. Filed
HB 1015 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the regulation of big cats and nonhuman primates; providing penalties. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 1019 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al. Relating to conforming the eligibility under a major events trust fund of a National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I Football Bowl Subdivision postseason event with the changes to the Bowl Championship Series system. House: Economic & Small Business Development Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1030 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to prohibit the sale of firearms on public property in certain circumstances. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1044 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the operation of all-terrain vehicles and recreational off-highway vehicles; creating an offense. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1050 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to purchasing and other contracts by governmental entities. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 1094 83-0 (2013) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al. Relating to authorizing assessments for water and energy improvements in districts designated by municipalities and counties. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1124 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to the creation of regional emergency communications districts; authorizing the issuance of bonds; authorizing a fee. House: Special Purpose Districts Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1127 83-0 (2013) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the regulation of game rooms by certain counties; providing penalties; authorizing a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1196 83-0 (2013) Author: Clardy, Travis Relating to county participation in a program for improvement of collection of court costs, fees, and fines imposed in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1207 83-0 (2013) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the repeal of public prevailing wage rate laws. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1274 83-0 (2013) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to the authority of certain transportation authorities to create a local government corporation. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1279 83-0 (2013) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the use of hotel occupancy tax revenue in certain municipalities and counties. House: Ways & Means Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1307 83-0 (2013) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to rates for water service, to the transfer of functions relating to the economic regulation of water and sewer service from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to the Public Utility Commission of Texas, and to the duties of the Office of Public Utility Counsel regarding the economic regulation of water and sewer service. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1342 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the requirements for obtaining an emergency medical services provider license. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1367 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to county regulation of sound levels; providing a criminal penalty; authorizing a fee. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1429 83-0 (2013) Author: Paddie, Chris Relating to the exemption from certain construction requirements for volunteer fire departments in certain counties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1449 83-0 (2013) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to licensing and regulation of dog and cat dealers; providing penalties and imposing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1456 83-0 (2013) Author: Gooden, Lance | et. al. Relating to the right of a county to intervene in an original rate proceeding. House: County Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1496 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to governmental actions affecting private property rights in certain oil and gas wells. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 1515 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the assumption of the powers and duties relating to driver's licenses and personal identification cards by the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles and the authority of a county to provide driver's licenses and other identification certificate services. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1516 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to solid waste services for rental property and solid waste management programs in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of municipalities in certain counties; authorizing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1544 83-0 (2013) Author: Allen, Alma
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the authority of a county to contract with a private vendor for the operation of a detention facility. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1590 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to an exemption from certain municipal and county solid waste disposal service requirements. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1626 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to specifications for legal papers filed with a county clerk. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1713 83-0 (2013) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al. Relating to reimbursing property owners in certain counties for damages caused by certain criminal activities; authorizing a fee. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1716 83-0 (2013) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Relating to the purposes and designation of a transportation reinvestment zone. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1719 83-0 (2013) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to passenger security screening and reporting by certain local government airport operators. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1768 83-0 (2013) Author: Canales, Terry
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to identification requirements for certain fire hydrants and flush valves. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1809 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the authority of a cultural education facilities finance corporation to acquire and finance certain public property projects. House: Ways & Means 1 hr. notice-for reconsideration
HB 1812 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the events eligible to receive funding through a major events trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 1815 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to venue projects in certain counties; providing authority to adopt a tax. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 1835 83-0 (2013) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to a franchise tax credit for wages paid to graduates of certain institutions of higher education. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1908 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to sports and community venue projects. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1912 83-0 (2013) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to public improvement districts designated by a municipality or county; authorizing assessments. House: Special Purpose Districts Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1932 83-0 (2013) Author: Stickland, Jonathan Relating to regulating faulty on-site sewage disposal systems in the unincorporated areas of a county as a public nuisance; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1967 83-0 (2013) Author: Deshotel, Joe
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to use of sales and use tax proceeds by certain economic development corporations for certain job-related skills training. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1977 83-0 (2013) Author: Kuempel, John | et. al. Relating to construction manager-agents and managers-at-risk used by governmental entities. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HB 1982 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the enterprise zone program. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1996 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Rick
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to certain political party officials visiting a primary election polling place for administrative purposes. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2008 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to an agreement between the Department of Public Safety and a county clerk or county assessor-collector for the provision of renewal and duplicate driver's license and other identification certificate services. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2021 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to contract for the collection of certain amounts; authorizing a fee. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2053 83-0 (2013) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to temporarily holding certain arrested persons in municipal jails. House: Corrections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2094 83-0 (2013) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the regulation of roadside vendors and solicitors in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
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 2153 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to the abolition of wind erosion conservation districts. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 2187 83-0 (2013) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to the duties of a law enforcement agency regarding the immigration status of an arrested person and the enforcement of an immigration detainer. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2206 83-0 (2013) Author: Price, Walter "Four" | et. al. Relating to the authority of a county to adopt a fire code. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2211 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the availability on the Internet of reports of political contributions and expenditures filed in connection with certain county judicial offices. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2220 83-0 (2013) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to county or municipal regulation of crafted precious metal dealers; providing a criminal penalty; authorizing a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2295 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the payment of costs incurred by the involuntary commitment of persons with mental illness. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2300 83-0 (2013) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to funding and donations for county transportation projects, including projects of county energy transportation reinvestment zones. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2335 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to state contracting issues, including the duties of the comptroller, quality assurance team, and Contract Advisory Team. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HB 2339 83-0 (2013) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to management of a coordinated county transportation authority. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2350 83-0 (2013) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al. Relating to certain property insurance coverage available through the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and other entities, the operation of those entities, and activities to pay and reduce losses under that coverage. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2366 83-0 (2013) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to seize certain real property for the payment of delinquent ad valorem taxes and the amount secured by certain liens. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2420 83-0 (2013) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the authority of a local government to impose a civil penalty for certain failures to obey a traffic-control signal. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2436 83-0 (2013) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to authorizing certain persons to file documents electronically for recording with a county clerk in certain counties. House: County Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2438 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the authority of a county to assess costs and fees relating to the abatement of a nuisance on real property against certain persons. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2471 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the exception of certain information related to the humane disposition by a local government of an unclaimed stray animal from required disclosure under the public information law. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2503 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the territory that may be included in a single county election precinct. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2517 83-0 (2013) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the authority of counties to require a person to notify a local fire department before starting an outdoor fire; creating a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2519 83-0 (2013) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the establishment, maintenance, and operation of a free county library in an unincorporated area of a county. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2538 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the duty of a county elections administrator to enter into a contract to furnish election services. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2562 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Relating to an annual report on the Public Assistance Reporting Information System. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
HB 2564 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al. Relating to a grant program administered by the Texas Veterans Commission using money from the fund for veterans' assistance for entities that provide home-based health care services to veterans in certain rural counties. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 2567 83-0 (2013) Author: Carter, Stefani Relating to the filing in county deed records of an instrument transferring a residential mortgage note; providing a civil penalty. House: Investments & Financial Services Referred to Investments & Financial Services
HB 2612 83-0 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to prohibitions and restrictions on using county roads in certain circumstances. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
HB 2623 83-0 (2013) Author: Oliveira, René | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the authority of certain counties and the General Land Office to temporarily close a beach or beach access point. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 2641 83-0 (2013) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the criteria for designation of an area as a reinvestment zone for purposes of tax increment financing. House: Ways & Means Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2670 83-0 (2013) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to the participation of certain large counties in the countywide polling place program. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2703 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to notice of a sale of surplus or salvage property by counties. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2719 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to collecting and reporting information concerning inmates who have been in the conservatorship of a state agency responsible for providing child protective services and concerning inmate parole, reentry, and integration. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2741 83-0 (2013) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the regulation of motor vehicles by counties and the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles; authorizing a fee; creating an offense. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
See remarks for effective date
HB 2752 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to the development and operation of advanced brackish desalination projects. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2825 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the authority of a county to establish a centralized sex offender registration authority. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2860 83-0 (2013) Author: Harless, Patricia Relating to requiring the attorney general to obtain an injunction against a municipality or county that adopts prohibited regulations regarding firearms, ammunition, or firearm supplies. House: State Affairs Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2885 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the availability of the personal information of a legislator under the public information law. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HB 2902 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Ed | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to lost, damaged, or overdue county library property; authorizing fines; authorizing a civil penalty. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2921 83-0 (2013) Author: Orr, Rob
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the composition and governance of a regional tollway authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
No action taken in committee
HB 2975 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the merger of housing authorities in certain municipalities and counties. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2981 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the procedures and duties of animal shelters and rescue organizations; providing penalties; authorizing a fee. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3050 83-0 (2013) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the date on which county elections are held. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3078 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the location of certain temporary branch early voting polling places. House: Elections Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3084 83-0 (2013) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to authorizing a municipal clerk to file documents electronically for recording with a county clerk. House: Urban Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3123 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the status of county auditors and auditors' assistants as public officers. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 3149 83-0 (2013) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to an extension for the time a person may be detained in custody for a preliminary examination. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 3202 83-0 (2013) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the selection process for construction managers-at-risk used by local governments. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HB 3222 83-0 (2013) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the factors to be considered in determining the amount of certain administrative penalties imposed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3231 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to local regulation regarding the sale of certain abusable drugs. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 3236 83-0 (2013) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the regulation of fireworks. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3253 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the notation of death on a birth certificate and the release of birth certificate information for certain purposes. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3255 83-0 (2013) Author: Kacal, Kyle Relating to the sale of soil products by a political subdivision. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3257 83-0 (2013) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to the election of board members for emergency services districts in certain counties. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3263 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to the payment of fees and other costs by credit card, debit card or electronic means in municipalities and counties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3350 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to homestead preservation districts and reinvestment zones. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3429 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the regulation of fireworks during a drought and under a declaration of local disaster. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3464 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the authority of a county clerk to require an individual to present photo identification to file certain documents. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3510 83-0 (2013) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the election of board members for emergency services districts in certain counties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3557 83-0 (2013) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the authority of a county to regulate certain fireworks during a drought. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 3577 83-0 (2013) Author: Fallon, Pat | et. al. Relating to the composition of the governing body of certain regional planning commissions. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3615 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to notification to the county judge and county emergency responders of the transportation of certain radioactive waste in the county. House: Environmental Regulation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3618 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to expunging certain notices of federal tax lien. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3641 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to require certain persons to wear a helmet while operating a bicycle. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3780 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the regulation of liquid propane gas tanks on residential property. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3793 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to powers, duties, and services of entities serving counties and county residents. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
See remarks for effective date
HB 3795 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the creation of a county assistance district. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3803 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to a fidelity bond or insurance requirement for property owners' association and unit owners' association board members. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3812 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to authorizing the optional imposition of a county air quality fee at the time of an emissions-related inspection. House: Environmental Regulation Placed on General State Calendar
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
HB 3830 83-0 (2013) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the applicability of certain public works contracting requirements. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HCR 223 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 3793. Signed by the Governor
HJR 30 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the voters of certain counties to adopt a charter that restructures and empowers the county government and that may allow the integration of the county government with certain other political subdivisions located wholly or partly in the county. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 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
HJR 131 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Proposing a constitutional amendment providing immediate additional revenue for the state budget by creating the Texas Gaming Commission, and authorizing and regulating the operation of casino games and slot machines by a limited number of licensed operators and certain Indian tribes. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HJR 145 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the election of all county commissioners if the boundaries of commissioners precincts change following a federal decennial census. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HR 2759 83-0 (2013) Author: Canales, Terry Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1768. Reported enrolled
HR 3010 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3793. Reported enrolled
SB 159 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Rose, Toni
Relating to the definition of an authorized emergency vehicle. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 171 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to the establishment of a workgroup to study the use by state agencies of a uniform application form following disasters. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 186 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Relating to the abatement of mosquitoes in stagnant water located on certain uninhabited residential property. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 234 83-0 (2013) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the creation, purpose, implementation, and funding of the County Park Beautification and Improvement Program. Senate: Administration Committee report printed and distributed
SB 262 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the reporting of criminal disposition completeness percentage data. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 265 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to bond requirements for county officers and employees, district attorneys, and criminal district attorneys. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 276 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Crownover, Myra
Relating to the authority of certain transportation authorities to create a local government corporation. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 315 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Strama, Mark | et. al.
Relating to electronic voter registration. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 332 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Márquez, Marisa
Relating to commissioners court oversight of certain emergency services districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
See remarks for effective date
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 367 83-0 (2013) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim | et. al.
Relating to the disposition of abandoned or unclaimed property seized at the time of certain arrests. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 368 83-0 (2013) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the release by a sheriff of certain defendants to an electronic monitoring or house arrest program. Senate: Criminal Justice Committee report printed and distributed
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 385 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to authorizing assessments for water and energy improvements in regions designated by municipalities and counties; imposing a fee. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 387 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Clardy, Travis
Relating to county participation in a program for improvement of collection of court costs, fees, and fines imposed in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 388 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to county participation in a program for improvement of collection of court costs, fees, and fines imposed in criminal cases. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 398 83-0 (2013) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Patrick, Diane
Relating to conforming the eligibility under a major events trust fund of a National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I Football Bowl Subdivision postseason event with the changes to the Bowl Championship Series system. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 433 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to the regulation of game rooms in certain counties; providing penalties; authorizing a fee. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 438 83-0 (2013) Author: Birdwell, Brian
Sponsor: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al.
Relating to an interlocal contract between a governmental entity and a purchasing cooperative to purchase roofing materials or services. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 552 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Nevárez, Poncho
Relating to an application filed with a county commissioners court to revise a subdivision plat; authorizing a fee. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 567 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to rates for water service, to the transfer of functions relating to the economic regulation of water and sewer service from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to the Public Utility Commission of Texas, and to the duties of the Office of Public Utility Counsel regarding the economic regulation of water and sewer service. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 570 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the appointment of reserve peace officers by a fire marshal. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 628 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Workman, Paul | et. al.
Relating to the creation of regional emergency communications districts; authorizing the issuance of bonds; authorizing a fee. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 634 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al.
Sponsor: Collier, Nicole
Relating to regulating faulty on-site sewage disposal systems in the unincorporated areas of a county as a public nuisance; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 692 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Miller, Doug
Relating to the filing by electronic mail of financial disclosures by certain county officers, county employees, or candidates for county office. House: County Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 723 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to the location of certain public sales of real property. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Business & Commerce
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
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 754 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the reporting of the hiring of lobbyists on behalf of a governmental entity. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 756 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the responsibility for keeping fire-fighting equipment furnished to a volunteer fire department by a county in good working order. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 765 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the establishment and duties of an event oversight committee for an event eligible to receive funding through a major events trust fund; limiting payments from the fund to reimbursement for attracting unique events to Texas. Senate: Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 780 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio
Relating to the prioritization of certain available legal defense services when appointing representation for an indigent defendant in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 808 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to county participation in a program for improvement of collection of court costs, fees, and fines imposed in criminal cases. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 819 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to the disposal of demolition waste from abandoned or nuisance buildings by certain local governments. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 938 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to the payment of costs incurred by the involuntary commitment of persons with mental illness. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 941 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the adoption of rules by the Railroad Commission of Texas regulating the exploration for and production of natural gas in the unincorporated areas of certain counties. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 948 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Parker, Tan
Relating to management of a coordinated county transportation authority. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 968 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to public improvement districts designated by a municipality or county; authorizing assessments. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 987 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
Sponsor: Harless, Patricia
Relating to allowing the attorney general to obtain an injunction against a municipality or county that adopts prohibited regulations regarding firearms, ammunition, or firearm supplies. House: State Affairs
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 1041 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Lozano, J. M.
Relating to authorizing certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1105 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to an agreement between the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas and a county for the provision of renewal and duplicate driver's licenses and other identification certificate services in certain counties; authorizing a fee. Senate: Transportation Left pending in committee
SB 1147 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to the electronic filing system established by rule or order of the Texas Supreme Court; authorizing fees. Senate: Jurisprudence Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1155 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the authority of counties to nominate projects in the extraterritorial jurisdictions of certain municipalities for designation as enterprise projects. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1160 83-0 (2013) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to authorizing certain persons to file documents electronically for recording with a county clerk in certain counties. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1167 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a county assistance district. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1200 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to the Texas Military Preparedness Commission and strategic planning regarding military bases and defense installations. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1262 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the housing authorities in certain municipalities and counties. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Urban Affairs
SB 1265 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Relating to the election of board members for emergency services districts in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1284 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the development and operation of advanced brackish desalination projects. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1287 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al. Relating to the operation of all-terrain vehicles and recreational off-highway vehicles; creating an offense. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1341 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the authority of a county to advertise on leased vehicles. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1374 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to identification requirements for certain fire hydrants and flush valves. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1392 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to an audit by the state auditor and a study by the comptroller of the events trust funds. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
SB 1400 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to the municipal and county regulation of air guns. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 1430 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to the applicability of certain public works contracting requirements. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
SB 1437 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken
Sponsor: Sanford, Scott | et. al.
Relating to authorizing certain persons to file documents electronically for recording with a county clerk. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 1438 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the transportation of certain mental health patients. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1475 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to a jail-based restoration of competency pilot program. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1516 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to the on-premises consumption of certain alcoholic beverages; providing a penalty and authorizing a fee. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1551 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Martinez, Armando
Relating to the provision of affordable housing and other services in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 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 1574 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the authority of certain counties and the General Land Office to temporarily close a beach or beach access point. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1627 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the regulation of big cats and nonhuman primates; providing penalties. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1669 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the regulation of motor vehicles by counties and the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles; authorizing a fee; creating an offense. Senate: Transportation Left pending in committee
SB 1671 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to the fines for and other enforcement of laws providing for the operation of oversize or overweight vehicles; creating an offense. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1678 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason | et. al.
Relating to the events and expenses eligible for, reporting requirements concerning disbursements from, and a study by the comptroller of the Major Events trust fund and the Events trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1729 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Ken | et. al.
Relating to an agreement between the Department of Public Safety and a county for the provision of renewal and duplicate driver's license and other identification certificate services; authorizing a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 1768 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the authorization for and imposition of hospital assessments by counties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1791 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to a county air quality fee imposed at the time of an emissions-related inspection. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1800 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the establishment and duties of an event oversight committee for an event eligible to receive funding through an events trust fund for certain municipalities and counties. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SCR 48 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 1678. Point of order sustained
SR 1059 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1768. Reported enrolled
SR 1092 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3793. Reported enrolled
SB 36 83-1 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to electronic voter registration. Filed
HB 31 83-2 (2013) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to the right of a county to intervene in an original rate proceeding. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 22 83-2 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to electronic voter registration. Filed
HB 10 83-3 (2013) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to the right of a county to intervene in an original rate proceeding. Filed
HB 12 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities. House: State Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Record vote
HB 18 82-0 (2011) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of laws governing immigration. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 92 82-0 (2011) Author: Cook, Byron | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of slaughterers by certain counties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 113 82-0 (2011) Author: Harless, Patricia Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities; providing a civil penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 138 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to the acquisition of and compensation for real property, including blighted property, for public purposes through condemnation or certain other means. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 141 82-0 (2011) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to the regulation of slaughterers by certain counties. House: Agriculture & Livestock Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 160 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to civil actions against persons who file complaints with governmental agencies or quasi-governmental entities. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 171 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to the exercise of urban renewal powers by certain counties. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 190 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the adoption of noise regulations by certain counties; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 204 82-0 (2011) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the purposes and designation of a transportation reinvestment zone. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 214 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to an application filed with a county commissioners court to revise a subdivision plat. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 247 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 251 82-0 (2011) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the regulation of dangerous wild animals; imposing a penalty. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 296 82-0 (2011) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the enforcement of immigration laws, to the investigation, prosecution, and punishment of certain criminal offenses concerning illegal immigration, and to certain employment and labor practices and requirements regarding immigration and immigrants; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 302 82-0 (2011) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities; providing a civil penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 330 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the dissolution of a bail bond board by the commissioners court of certain counties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 333 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the authority of certain counties to adopt and enforce a fire code. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 345 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to limitations on awards in an adjudication brought against a local governmental entity for breach of contract. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 394 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to the authority of certain counties to provide health care services. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 406 82-0 (2011) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Relating to local regulation of the possession and consumption of alcoholic beverages on certain formerly licensed or permitted premises. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 431 82-0 (2011) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the adoption of a county charter by Bexar County. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 507 82-0 (2011) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to notice for certain transactions involving local government entities in populous counties. House: Technology Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 557 82-0 (2011) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the addition of a county to a freight rail district. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 563 82-0 (2011) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the purposes and designation of a transportation reinvestment zone. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 564 82-0 (2011) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to maintenance of portable fire extinguishers in government-owned vehicles in certain local governmental jurisdictions. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 592 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to certain counties that are not required to operate a juvenile justice alternative education program. House: Corrections
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 616 82-0 (2011) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Relating to local regulation of the possession and consumption of alcoholic beverages on certain formerly licensed or permitted premises. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 628 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to contracts by governmental entities and related professional services and to public works performance and payment bonds. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 651 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to certain restrictions on funds administered by the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 674 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the dissolution of certain bail bond boards. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 684 82-0 (2011) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to housing prisoners in a tent or other facility in lieu of a county jail. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 727 82-0 (2011) Author: Gutierrez, Roland | et. al. Relating to a voluntary statewide diabetes mellitus registry. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 735 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al. Relating to events to receive funding through a major events trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 746 82-0 (2011) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the assessment of damages to a property owner from condemnation. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 800 82-0 (2011) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al. Relating to an interlocal contract between a governmental entity and a purchasing cooperative to purchase roofing materials or services. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Point of order sustained
HB 838 82-0 (2011) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 871 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to indigent health care services that may be provided by a county. House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 929 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to the execution docket and other records of certain court clerks. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1030 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to the powers and duties of certain emergency services districts. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1033 82-0 (2011) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a county hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1062 82-0 (2011) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the exercise of the power of eminent domain by certain local governmental entities. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 1089 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey | et. al. Relating to the authority of a county or municipality to require the removal of graffiti by a property owner. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1091 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, John Relating to the authority of certain hospital districts to contract for the performance of administrative functions and services. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1107 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the creation, administration, powers, and duties of a county assistance district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1132 82-0 (2011) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the time permitted for the abatement of a public nuisance. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1147 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to notice by a governmental entity regarding certain geospatial data products. House: Technology
Senate: Open Government, Select
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1154 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the assessment of a civil penalty against owners and operators of coin-operated machines who commit certain gambling offenses. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1174 82-0 (2011) Author: Workman, Paul
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the expiration of a county burn ban. House: County Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 1180 82-0 (2011) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the appointment of certain representatives to regional water planning groups. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1188 82-0 (2011) Author: Aliseda, Jose | et. al. Relating to state assistance for certain county health care expenditures. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 1239 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to a prohibition against the construction or operation by a local governmental entity of a day labor center used to facilitate the employment of aliens not lawfully present in the United States. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1263 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the powers, duties, and financing of certain facilities finance corporations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1267 82-0 (2011) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the authority of certain counties and intergovernmental pools to require reimbursement for punitive damage coverage. House: Insurance
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
No action taken in committee
HB 1283 82-0 (2011) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to consideration of a bidder's principal place of business in awarding certain municipal contracts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1297 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the enforcement of certain laws governing immigration and to certain requirements concerning illegal criminal aliens in the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1360 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the regulation of off-premise signs in the unincorporated area of a county. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1375 82-0 (2011) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1379 82-0 (2011) Author: Anchia, Rafael
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the purchasing of a firearm from the county by an honorably retired law enforcement officer. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1392 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to a fee imposed on the transfer of property following a foreclosure sale to fund civil legal services for indigents. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1400 82-0 (2011) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to public improvement districts designated by a municipality or county. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1425 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John Relating to the authority of a county or municipality to require the removal of graffiti by a property owner. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1426 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the collection of court costs, fees, fines, and other money by the commissioners courts of certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 1474 82-0 (2011) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to regulation of residential tenancies by local governments. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 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 1507 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the issuance of certain search warrants in certain counties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1560 82-0 (2011) Author: Scott, Connie
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the enterprise zone program. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 1563 82-0 (2011) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the period of time between certain local option elections to legalize or prohibit the sale of alcoholic beverages. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1566 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the authority of counties to appoint, contract for, or employ physicians, dentists, or other health care providers for county jails. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1567 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the authority of certain counties to appoint, contract for, or employ physicians, dentists, or other health care providers for county jails. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1568 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the authority of certain local governmental entities in certain populous counties to appoint, contract for, or employ physicians. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1582 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to authorization for the operation in certain counties of an educator preparation program with an internship program component. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1584 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to an electronic means for voters to determine the status of ballots submitted by mail. House: Elections No action taken in committee
HB 1595 82-0 (2011) Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al. Relating to the liability of a sport shooting range and the regulation of firearms, ammunition, firearm supplies, and sport shooting ranges. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Considered in Calendars
HB 1604 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the regulation of land development, including county building code standards for new residential construction, and sales in certain counties and municipalities; providing penalties. House: County Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1607 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the lease of certain state parking facilities to other persons. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1613 82-0 (2011) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to regulation of traffic in a conservation and reclamation district by a commissioners court. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
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 1634 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the applicability of certain unfunded mandates on political subdivisions. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HB 1694 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the purchasing and contracting authority of certain governmental entities. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1713 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to payment of expenses for certain elections. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1718 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John Relating to consolidation of emergency services districts in certain counties. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1724 82-0 (2011) Author: Hamilton, Mike Relating to economically driven mobility projects. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1725 82-0 (2011) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to the maximum number of registered voters contained in a county election precinct. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1728 82-0 (2011) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to energy savings performance contracts and energy efficiency planning. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1746 82-0 (2011) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to the participation by certain taxing units in tax increment financing and the payment of tax increments into the tax increment fund for a reinvestment zone. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1754 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al.
Relating to the reorganization of powers and duties among agencies in this state that provide representation to indigent defendants in criminal cases and to the reorganization of funding sources for indigent defense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1763 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the timely transfer of certain inmates from county jails to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Meeting cancelled
HB 1767 82-0 (2011) Author: Munoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the enforcement of county subdivision regulations prohibiting more than one residential dwelling on each subdivision lot; creating an offense. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1768 82-0 (2011) Author: Munoz, Jr., Sergio | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the regulation of roadside vendors and solicitors in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1787 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to establishing a restorative justice pilot program for juvenile offenders in certain counties. House: Corrections No action taken in committee
HB 1791 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to emergency services districts. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1862 82-0 (2011) Author: Anchia, Rafael
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to a tenant's remedies regarding a local government's revocation of a certificate of occupancy due to a landlord's failure to maintain the premises. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1877 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the imposition of a fee for certain plastic bags provided to customers by retailers to fund a grant program to support local recycling efforts. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1902 82-0 (2011) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the authority of certain counties to regulate outdoor lighting near astronomical observation facilities. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1906 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Donna
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the idling of motor vehicles; providing a criminal penalty. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1916 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the regulation of weather modification operations. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 1959 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to appeal of the certification of an area's wet or dry status. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1994 82-0 (2011) Author: Weber, Randy | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the creation of a first offender prostitution prevention program. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1998 82-0 (2011) Author: Shelton, Mark Relating to county authority to enforce minimum infrastructure standards for manufactured home rental communities; providing penalties. House: County Affairs Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 2013 82-0 (2011) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to the disposal of demolition waste from abandoned or nuisance buildings in certain areas. House: Environmental Regulation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2023 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to county regulation of sound levels; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2025 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the implementation of county solid waste management programs in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of certain municipalities. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2055 82-0 (2011) Author: Pena, Aaron | et. al. Relating to allowing for countywide polling places as an alternative election system. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2070 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to polling places for runoff elections in certain small counties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2072 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the authority of a county to contract with a private organization for the operation of a detention facility. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2076 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to contract with a vendor for the collection of certain debts. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2100 82-0 (2011) Author: Lewis, Tryon Relating to the exemption from taxation of property of a local government corporation. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2105 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to employment restrictions on persons awarded certain government contracts or public subsidies; providing a civil penalty. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 2106 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the acquisition of real property for public use. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2126 82-0 (2011) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the amount and use of an administrative penalty imposed by the Railroad Commission of Texas for certain violations that occur in certain populous natural gas producing counties. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2132 82-0 (2011) Author: Reynolds, Ron
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the creation of magistrates in certain counties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 2160 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the governing bodies of certain local planning organizations. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2175 82-0 (2011) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the review and comment procedure of certain regional planning commissions and metropolitan planning organizations. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 2194 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to certain election practices and procedures; providing a penalty. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 2204 82-0 (2011) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the refusal to register motor vehicles by a county assessor-collector or the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2225 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the assessment of damages to a property owner from condemnation. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 2232 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al. Relating to the operation, powers, and duties of ship channel districts. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2259 82-0 (2011) Author: Aliseda, Jose Relating to a drilling permit road fee for county repair and maintenance of public roads. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2265 82-0 (2011) Author: Ritter, Allan
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to a county audit of a hotel regarding the hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2266 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to fire code certificates of compliance. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2313 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to certain notice requirements for municipalities and counties under the open meetings law. House: County Affairs
Senate: Open Government, Select
Effective immediately
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 2316 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to county powers, duties, and services, including the powers and duties of certain districts, and the authorization of certain health care programs and studies. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2338 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the posting on the Internet by the county assessor-collector of information regarding ad valorem tax rates. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2384 82-0 (2011) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to hotel occupancy taxes and livestock facility use taxes for certain venue projects. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2389 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to records of a holder of a motor vehicle title service license. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
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 2479 82-0 (2011) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to alternative dispute resolution systems established by counties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
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 2529 82-0 (2011) Author: Price, Walter "Four" Relating to the administration of appraisal districts. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2532 82-0 (2011) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to the interest of a governmental entity in a life insurance policy insuring the life of an employee or retired employee of the governmental entity. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2569 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to county contracts with private entities for jail facilities; providing a penalty. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2617 82-0 (2011) Author: Harless, Patricia Relating to the regulation of the sale and use of fireworks by certain counties; providing penalties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2672 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to safety measures for culverts or other similar flood or drainage systems maintained by governmental entities. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2687 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to county regulation of sound levels; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2690 82-0 (2011) Author: Deshotel, Joe
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to authorizing local governments to convey real property interests to other local governments for less than fair market value. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2702 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the application of statutes that classify political subdivisions according to population. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2729 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to local government contracts with private entities for civil works projects and improvements to real property. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2735 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to procedures for certain persons charged with an administrative violation of a condition of release from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on parole or to mandatory supervision. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2811 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to local regulation regarding the sale of certain abusable drugs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2812 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to access to certain cemeteries; providing penalties. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2814 82-0 (2011) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al. Relating to electronic voter registration. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2876 82-0 (2011) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Relating to reimbursement by the state for attorney ad litem fees paid by counties in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2880 82-0 (2011) Author: Scott, Connie Relating to the organization of the Court of Appeals for the Thirteenth Court of Appeals District and to the creation of the Fifteenth Court of Appeals District. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2884 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to coordinated county transportation authorities; creating an offense. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 2896 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Tracy Relating to duties of law enforcement involving damaged fences. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2930 82-0 (2011) Author: Woolley, Beverly Relating to contracting for and making purchases with proceeds from a commissary for the use of inmates in the jails of certain counties. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2945 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the promotion of efficiencies in and the administration of certain district court and county services and functions. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2978 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the applicability of open meetings requirements to certain meetings of the governing board of a county hospital or county hospital authority. House: County Affairs
Senate: Open Government, Select
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2979 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to county authority to provide certain exemptions to restrictions on outdoor burning. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 3044 82-0 (2011) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the regulation of certain activities on a public highway or road, the right-of-way of a public highway or road, or a parking lot. House: County Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3046 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to monitoring the retention, preservation, and disposition of physical evidence gathered in a criminal investigation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3092 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to local options regarding transportation and mobility improvement projects in certain counties. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3096 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the cancellation of a subdivision by a commissioners court. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3105 82-0 (2011) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the applicability of the Private Real Property Rights Preservation Act to certain governmental actions. House: Energy Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3107 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to notification to the United States Social Security Administration of the release of certain prisoners from county jails. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3222 82-0 (2011) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to the hours during which the polls are open for early voting by personal appearance. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3238 82-0 (2011) Author: Price, Walter "Four" Relating to requiring that notice of certain environmental permit applications be sent to county judges. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3250 82-0 (2011) Author: Woolley, Beverly Relating to the operation of a jail commissary in certain counties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3275 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the operation and governance of tax increment financing reinvestment zones. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
House adopts conf. comm. report-reported
HB 3276 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the right of sheriff's departments in certain counties to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3316 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to venue projects in certain counties. House: Ways & Means Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3391 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Doug
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to rainwater harvesting and other water conservation initiatives. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3394 82-0 (2011) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to county building code standards for new residential construction; providing a penalty. House: County Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3449 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to notice provided to certain local officials regarding the use of land application to treat and dispose of certain oil and gas waste. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3452 82-0 (2011) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to improvement districts in municipalities and counties. House: Urban Affairs Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 3518 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to local funding for mobility improvement and transportation projects; providing authority to impose a tax, issue bonds, and impose penalties. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3524 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the evaluation of certain regional planning commissions. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 3527 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the disposition of fines for traffic violations collected by certain municipalities. House: Transportation No action taken in committee
HB 3536 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to determining eligibility for indigent health care. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 3543 82-0 (2011) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the inclusion of certain local government enforcement actions in the evaluation of compliance history by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3547 82-0 (2011) Author: Alvarado, Carol
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to enforcement by a local government of fire safety standards at certain child-care facilities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3551 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John Relating to positions that are exempt from a sheriff's department civil service system in certain counties. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3597 82-0 (2011) Author: Larson, Lyle
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the powers and duties of certain public improvement districts operated by counties. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3600 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John Relating to municipal and county authority to enforce a solid waste collection and transportation services franchise. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3607 82-0 (2011) Author: Kuempel, John | et. al. Relating to construction managers-at-risk used by local governments. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3618 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the regulation of restricted fireworks. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3632 82-0 (2011) Author: Hamilton, Mike Relating to the effect on local regulation of the use and sale of fireworks. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 3738 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the designation of the Mid Valley Airport as the disaster relief headquarters for the Rio Grande Valley. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety No action taken in subcommittee
HB 3784 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the ethics and financial disclosure requirements and audits of certain governmental bodies. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Referred to Government Efficiency & Reform
HB 3801 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the exception of certain personal information from disclosure under the public information law. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HJR 43 82-0 (2011) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to legalize and regulate the conduct of gaming in this state in counties that by local option election approve the conduct of that gaming. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 44 82-0 (2011) Author: Larson, Lyle Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the voters of certain counties to adopt a charter that restructures and empowers the county government and that may allow the integration of the county government with certain other political subdivisions located wholly or partly in the county. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 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 118 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to county authority to provide for the support of indigent inhabitants. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Meeting cancelled
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
HR 2654 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3275. Reported enrolled
SB 11 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Co-author authorized
SB 124 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 126 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the duty of a peace officer to inquire into the lawful presence of certain persons. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 134 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the regulation of fireworks by counties; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 137 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the authority of a county to regulate land development after a local option election. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 273 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the powers and duties of certain public improvement districts. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 309 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Patrick, Diane
Relating to events to receive funding through a major events trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 336 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the composition of certain regional planning commissions. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 337 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the authority of certain counties to enact noise regulations; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 358 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the waiver of sovereign and governmental immunity in this state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 359 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the powers and duties of certain emergency services districts. 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 413 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to the purchasing and contracting authority of counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 436 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the authority of a county to inspect day-care centers and group day-care homes. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 442 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne | et. al.
Relating to notice by a governmental entity regarding certain geospatial data products. House: Technology
Senate: Open Government, Select
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 445 82-0 (2011) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the creation, purpose, implementation, and funding of the County Park Beautification and Improvement Program. Senate: Administration Committee report printed and distributed
SB 448 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the amount of the permit fee for an on-site sewage disposal system. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 500 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the authority of the governing body of a local authority to impose a civil penalty for certain violations recorded by an automated traffic control system or a photographic traffic signal enforcement system. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 510 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Gutierrez, Roland
Relating to a voluntary statewide diabetes mellitus registry. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 520 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, and duties of a county assistance district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 608 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the regulation of fireworks by counties; imposing a criminal penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 627 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy
Sponsor: Veasey, Marc
Relating to the participation by certain taxing units in tax increment financing and the payment of tax increments into the tax increment fund for a reinvestment zone. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 640 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to consideration of a bidder's principal place of business in awarding certain municipal contracts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 666 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to identification requirements for certain fire hydrants and flush valves. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 673 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to approve certain supplemental environmental projects undertaken by local governments. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 744 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to a fee for an application filed with a county commissioners court to revise a subdivision plat. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 753 82-0 (2011) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the authority of certain counties to regulate outdoor lighting near astronomical observation facilities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 760 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester
Relating to the term and renewal of interlocal contracts. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on adoption of const. amendment
SB 766 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to the liability of a sport shooting range and the regulation of firearms, ammunition, firearm supplies, and sport shooting ranges. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 783 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the authority of certain counties to provide health care services. Senate: International Relations & Trade Referred to International Relations and Trade
SB 803 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Hunter, Todd
Relating to venue projects in certain counties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 804 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Hunter, Todd
Relating to the use of revenue from the hotel occupancy tax by certain counties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 847 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to the authority of certain hospital districts to contract for the performance of administrative functions and services. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 886 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Darby, Drew
Relating to the execution docket and other records of certain court clerks. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 921 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to regulation of traffic in a conservation and reclamation district by a commissioners court. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 954 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the authority of certain counties to appoint, contract for, or employ physicians, dentists, or other health care providers for county jails. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 955 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the authority of counties to appoint, contract for, or employ physicians, dentists, or other health care providers for county jails. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 969 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the establishment of the Public Health Funding and Policy Committee within the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1031 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to design, construction, renovation, and energy efficiency standards for buildings. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1059 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Jackson, Jim
Relating to the program for improvement of collection of court costs, fees, and fines imposed in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1060 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the creation of a first offender prostitution prevention program. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1068 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the lease of certain state parking facilities to other persons. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
SB 1103 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Carter, Stefani | et. al.
Relating to the venue for prosecution of certain theft offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1104 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne | et. al.
Relating to the operation, powers, and duties of ship channel districts. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 1120 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Lewis, Tryon
Relating to the exemption from taxation of property of a local government corporation. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1128 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the conduct and administration of elections. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1131 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the creation of magistrates in certain counties. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1155 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the appointment of a person with experience and training in public health policy to the board of directors of a regional mobility authority. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1180 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to hotel occupancy taxes and livestock facility use taxes for certain venue projects. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1181 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the delivery of Medicaid services through a managed care model in certain counties and to certain recipient populations. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1225 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to the disannexation of land in Caldwell County by the Gonzales County Underground Water Conservation District or the Plum Creek Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
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 1240 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to a tenant's remedies regarding a local government's revocation of a certificate of occupancy due to a landlord's failure to maintain the premises. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1246 82-0 (2011) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the application of statutes that classify political subdivisions according to population. Senate: Administration Referred to Administration
SB 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 1253 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to positions that are exempt from a sheriff's department civil service system in certain counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1258 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the disposal of demolition waste from abandoned or nuisance buildings in certain areas. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1268 82-0 (2011) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the right of sheriff's departments in certain counties to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 1271 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to alternative dispute resolution systems established by counties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1298 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the authority of counties to nominate projects in the extraterritorial jurisdictions of certain municipalities for designation as enterprise projects. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1354 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John | et. al. Relating to the regulation of off-premise signs in the unincorporated area of a county. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1355 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to allowing for countywide polling places as an alternative election system. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1362 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to county building code standards for new residential construction; providing a penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1366 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to the prosecution and registration of, and regulation concerning, sex offenders in this state. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 1367 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to the publication of a list of certain residential property claimed without record title. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1374 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to the regulation of weather modification operations. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1382 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to limitations on awards in an adjudication brought against a local governmental entity for breach of contract. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1386 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene
Relating to the refusal to register motor vehicles by a county assessor-collector or the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1387 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the composition of the governing body of certain regional planning commissions. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1389 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to safety training for employees of certain contractors with a governmental entity. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1406 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to county regulation of property maintenance; imposing a penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1413 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Kleinschmidt, Tim
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a county hotel occupancy tax and to the rate of the tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1422 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt
Relating to coordinated county transportation authorities; creating an offense. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1460 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to energy savings performance contracts. Senate: Government Organization Received from the Senate
SB 1467 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the assessment, collection, and distribution of a county or municipal occupation tax on certain coin-operated machines. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1530 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to procedures for certain persons charged with certain new offenses or an administrative violation of a condition of release from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on parole or to mandatory supervision. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1571 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to information subject to the public information law. Senate: Open Government, Select Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1573 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to emergency services districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1574 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to the use of money in a tax increment fund to pay costs related to public improvements used for social services programs that promote the development or redevelopment of a reinvestment zone. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1578 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe
Relating to the addition of a county to a freight rail district. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 1592 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the expiration of a county burn ban. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1628 82-0 (2011) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the population of a county required to operate a juvenile justice alternative education program. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1654 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to local government authority to develop public infrastructure and facilities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1674 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the composition of the board of directors of certain tax increment financing reinvestment zones. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1682 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al.
Relating to the creation of managed assigned counsel programs. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1698 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to reporting concerning inmates who are confined in county jails and subject to federal immigration detainers. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1745 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to enforcement by a local government of fire safety standards at certain child-care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1795 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the authority of certain local governmental entities in certain populous counties to appoint, contract for, or employ physicians. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1814 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the time permitted for the abatement of a public nuisance. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1827 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to inspections of flood-prone areas by political subdivisions. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 1906 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to certain notice requirements for municipalities and counties under the open meetings law. House: County Affairs
Senate: Open Government, Select
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1907 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to access to certain archaic information. House: State Affairs
Senate: Open Government, Select
Effective on 9/1/11
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 9 82-1 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 11 82-1 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to the duty of a local law enforcement agency to verify the immigration status of certain arrested persons by use of the federal Secure Communities program. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 40 82-1 (2011) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to an interlocal contract between a governmental entity and a purchasing cooperative to purchase roofing materials or services. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Referred to Government Efficiency & Reform
HB 46 82-1 (2011) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to reducing state Medicaid and other health care costs by prohibiting smoking in certain public places; providing penalties. House: Appropriations Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 64 82-1 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to a county mental health services Medicaid waiver program. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 9 82-1 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities and the administration of certain documentation of citizenship status and other lawful admittance by the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. House: State Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Left pending in committee
SB 28 82-1 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to reducing state Medicaid and other health care costs by prohibiting smoking in certain public places; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
HB 9 81-0 (2009) Author: Truitt, Vicki | et. al. Relating to transportation funding in this state. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 37 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to certain municipal development programs involving areas having characteristics of blight or a slum. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 133 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to mandatory sales price disclosure in real property sales; providing a civil penalty. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 143 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to granting certain counties regulatory authority around military facilities in certain circumstances; providing a penalty. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 218 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to the regulation of the sale of aerosol paint by counties and municipalities. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 240 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the appointment of members to the governing body of a political subdivision. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 244 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to regulation of residential tenancies by local governments. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 261 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws by certain governmental entities. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 328 81-0 (2009) Author: Heflin, Joe
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to abolishing the office of inspector of hides and animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 383 81-0 (2009) Author: Heflin, Joe
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to county bail bond board meetings in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 398 81-0 (2009) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon | et. al. Relating to special event trust funds used to promote major athletic, motor sports racing, and other special events in this state. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce No action taken in committee
HB 404 81-0 (2009) Author: Harless, Patricia | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 417 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to the acquisition of and compensation for real property, including blighted property, for public purposes through condemnation or certain other means. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 458 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to limitations on the number of dogs at a residence in certain counties. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 459 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to county abatement and regulation of nuisances. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Co-sponsor authorized
HB 489 81-0 (2009) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the authority of a county or municipality to remove graffiti from private property at the owner's expense. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 490 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to indigent health care. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 527 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the removal of an appointed emergency services district board member by a county commissioners court. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 547 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to certain civil actions against persons who file complaints with governmental agencies or quasi-governmental entities. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 554 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to the adoption and amendment of model building codes by certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 588 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to fees charged by a justice of the peace for certain documents in a criminal case. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 621 81-0 (2009) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to public improvement districts designated by a county or municipality. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 667 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the procurement methods authorized for public projects by certain local governments. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 674 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to creating a county task force to study collaborative methods for public education cost savings in certain counties. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 736 81-0 (2009) Author: Quintanilla, Chente | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain counties to regulate nuisances. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 760 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to county regulation of sound levels; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 768 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the requirement that a new road ordered by the commissioners court of a county be laid out by a jury of view. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
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 848 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the designation of the Mid Valley Airport as the disaster relief headquarters for the Rio Grande Valley. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 960 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to providing municipalities and counties access to criminal history record information for sexually oriented business license applicants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 987 81-0 (2009) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to competitive procurement requirements for local governments. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1013 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al.
Relating to the authority of certain counties to regulate the installation and use of lighting in certain areas. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1026 81-0 (2009) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to establishing legislative district volunteer emergency response teams. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1028 81-0 (2009) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Relating to authorizing certain municipalities and counties to enter into interlocal contracts for the provision of law enforcement services. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 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 1042 81-0 (2009) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the repeal of public prevailing wage rate laws. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Left pending in committee
HB 1063 81-0 (2009) Author: Farias, Joe
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to emergency vehicle access to certain gated communities and multiunit housing projects. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1115 81-0 (2009) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al. Relating to the adoption of noise regulations by certain counties; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1119 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda Relating to authorizing certain populous counties to adopt county planning regulations; providing criminal and civil penalties. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 1184 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to determining population for the creation of civil service systems in certain counties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1215 81-0 (2009) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the collection of administrative fees by the commissioners courts of certain counties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1223 81-0 (2009) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to persons authorized to make payroll deductions for county employees. House: County Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1234 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to the delivery sale of graffiti materials; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1258 81-0 (2009) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon Relating to the cities or counties that may create a cultural education facilities finance corporation. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1291 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to regulation of certain disaster remediation contractors; providing penalties. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1295 81-0 (2009) Author: Aycock, Jimmie | et. al.
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to notification of an application related to a certificate of public convenience and necessity for water or sewer service. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
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 1361 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the imposition of a fee for certain plastic bags provided to customers by retailers. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1363 81-0 (2009) Author: Gutierrez, Roland | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Relating to the diabetes mellitus registry pilot program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1384 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to authorizing certain nature centers to charge admission fees. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1385 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the assessment of damages to a property owner from condemnation. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 1389 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the acquisition of real property for public use. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1505 81-0 (2009) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the promotion or advertising of alcoholic beverages in relation to certain facilities owned by a municipality or county. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1507 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain populous counties to adopt noise regulations; providing criminal and civil penalties. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1538 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain municipalities or counties to adopt and enforce safety standards applicable to certain gas pipelines. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 1548 81-0 (2009) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the qualifications of members of an appraisal district board of directors. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1605 81-0 (2009) Author: Swinford, David | et. al. Relating to the authority of the commissioners court of a county to enter into an ad valorem tax abatement agreement. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1628 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the ability of a county, public hospital, or hospital district to purchase or arrange for the purchase of certain health coverage or benefits for eligible residents. House: County Affairs Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 1677 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to notice by a governmental entity regarding certain geospatial data products. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1680 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to an application filed with a county commissioners court to revise a subdivision plat. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1714 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the repeal of the authority of a county to contract with a private entity for jail facilities. House: Corrections Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1716 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Relating to optional fees on the registration of a vehicle imposed by a county. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1730 81-0 (2009) Author: Pitts, Jim
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to authorizing the issuance of bonds for the reimbursement of the cost of public improvements located in public improvement districts in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1752 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al. Relating to county regulation of fireworks during severe drought conditions. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1810 81-0 (2009) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the purposes and designation of a transportation reinvestment zone. House: Transportation
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 1817 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the authority of a county or library district to receive local sales tax information. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1818 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al. Relating to rainwater harvesting and other water conservation initiatives. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1843 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the disposition of cash in possession of a deceased pauper. House: County Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 1942 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to a franchise tax credit for wages paid to graduates of certain institutions of higher education. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2046 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the authority of a county to adopt and enforce a fire code for certain buildings in the unincorporated area of the county. House: County Affairs Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 2047 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to authorizing a criminal justice agency to disclose certain criminal history record information to the Guardianship Certification Board and offices of the county clerk. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2073 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to plans by local governments in coastal areas for reducing public expenditures for erosion and storm damage losses to public and private property. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2090 81-0 (2009) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to the execution docket of certain court clerks. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 2106 81-0 (2009) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to contracts by governmental entities and related professional services and to public works performance and payment bonds. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2110 81-0 (2009) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to the applicability of the Private Real Property Rights Preservation Act to certain governmental actions. House: Land & Resource Management Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2172 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to the exemptions from fees imposed by a municipal storm water utility on certain property in certain counties. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Referred to International Relations and Trade
HB 2173 81-0 (2009) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Relating to the exemption of certain counties and school districts from the drainage charge imposed by a municipal drainage utility system. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration

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