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HB 110 85-0 (2017) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
HB 474 85-0 (2017) Author: Stephenson, Phil | et. al. Relating to the Thirteenth Court of Appeals District and to the creation of the Fifteenth Court of Appeals District; authorizing fees. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 688 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the filing of a court reporter's record in an appeal of a final order in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 958 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Justin | et. al. Relating to an interim study regarding the method by which certain trial and appellate judges are selected. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1480 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to a writ of mandamus by a court of appeals against an associate judge in certain cases. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1761 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to jurisdiction of the Texas Supreme Court. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1765 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to compensation of certain justices and judges for performing extrajudicial services. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2594 85-0 (2017) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to the creation of the chancery court and the court of chancery appeals to hear certain cases; authorizing fees. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HJR 10 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Proposing a constitutional amendment changing the eligibility requirements for certain judicial offices. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on intent calendar
HJR 11 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John Proposing a constitutional amendment changing the eligibility requirements for appellate judicial offices. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HJR 117 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John Proposing a constitutional amendment changing the terms of office of certain judicial offices. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 525 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to a review of state laws requiring an action or proceeding to be brought in Travis County or a Travis County court. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1233 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to a writ of mandamus by a court of appeals against certain judges. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1893 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the administrative judicial regions in this state. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 1032 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to abolishing the death penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1427 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to a review of state laws requiring an action or proceeding to be brought in Travis County or a Travis County court. House: General Investigating & Ethics Considered in Calendars
HB 1527 84-0 (2015) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to abolishing the death penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1603 84-0 (2015) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to the creation of the chancery court and the court of chancery appeals to hear certain cases; authorizing fees. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2730 84-0 (2015) Author: Stephenson, Phil | et. al. Relating to the Thirteenth Court of Appeals District and to the creation of the Fifteenth Court of Appeals District; authorizing fees. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3284 84-0 (2015) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to venue for the appeal of a judgment of a district court determining an ad valorem tax appeal. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3430 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the jurisdiction of the supreme court and the court of criminal appeals. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HJR 90 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish the court of criminal appeals and establish one supreme court with civil and criminal appellate jurisdiction. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 443 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to a study and recommendations by the Texas Judicial Council on consolidating the court of criminal appeals and the supreme court or abolishing one of the courts and transferring that court's functions and jurisdiction to the other court. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 524 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al. Relating to a review of state laws requiring an action or proceeding to be brought in Travis County or a Travis County court. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1455 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary | et. al.
Relating to certain required reports, plans, and other documents prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1767 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to certain required reports, plans, and other documents prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1970 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to increasing the electronic filing fee for certain courts. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 134 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the criminal jurisdiction of the supreme court and the abolishment of the court of criminal appeals. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 164 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to abolishing the death penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 410 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the administration and operation of the appellate judicial system for the Second Court of Appeals District; changing an appellate judicial system court costs fee in certain counties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1375 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to an exemption for certain solo practitioner attorneys from electronic filing fees. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1439 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the temporary sealing of certain complaints or affidavits on which arrest warrants are based. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1528 83-0 (2013) Author: Otto, John Relating to the composition of the First and Fourteenth Courts of Appeals Districts. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1703 83-0 (2013) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to abolishing the death penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1710 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to a cost-of-living increase in compensation for district judges. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2302 83-0 (2013) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to signing electronic or digital court documents, to the electronic filing system established by the Texas Supreme Court, to the statewide electronic filing system fund, to certain court fees and court costs, and to recovery of electronic filing fees by taxing units; imposing and authorizing certain fees. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3032 83-0 (2013) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to the prompt resolution of appeals in civil actions. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3207 83-0 (2013) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the authority of public defenders to refuse to accept indigent defense appointments for good cause. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3796 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to authorization for biweekly installment payments for the compensation of certain justices, judges, and district attorneys. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 36 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish the court of criminal appeals and establish one supreme court with civil and criminal appellate jurisdiction. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
SB 560 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to authorization for biweekly installment payments for the compensation of certain justices, judges, and district attorneys. House: County Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 577 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to filling vacancies in appellate judicial offices by appointment, partisan elections for all judicial offices, and nonpartisan elections for the retention or rejection for all judicial offices. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 896 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al. Relating to the administration and operation of the appellate judicial system for the Second Court of Appeals District. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 1146 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the statewide electronic filing system fund and to certain court fees and court costs to fund the account; imposing fees. Senate: Jurisprudence Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1147 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to the electronic filing system established by rule or order of the Texas Supreme Court; authorizing fees. Senate: Jurisprudence Committee report printed and distributed
SJR 34 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment for filling vacancies in appellate judicial offices by appointment, for partisan elections for all judicial offices, and for subsequent nonpartisan retention elections for all judicial offices. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 156 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to recusal of a justice of the supreme court or judge of the court of criminal appeals based on political contributions accepted by the justice or judge from a person involved in a case before the justice or judge. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 163 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to the criminal jurisdiction of the supreme court and the abolishment of the court of criminal appeals. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 352 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to a cost-benefit analysis of rules adopted or amended by the supreme court. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 390 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to the service retirement annuity for appellate judges under the Judicial Retirement System Plan Two. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 713 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al. Relating to the creation of an appellate judicial system for the Eighth Court of Appeals District. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 819 82-0 (2011) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to abolishing the death penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 852 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to abolishing the death penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 906 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Jose
Relating to appointments made in and the appeal of certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1418 82-0 (2011) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to inmate litigation. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2096 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the filing of writs of habeas corpus in mental health cases. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2635 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the composition of the First, Tenth, and Fourteenth Courts of Appeals Districts. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence 1 legislative day notice-to call from Journal
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 3393 82-0 (2011) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the filing by a court reporter of an official transcript of a court proceeding. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 3445 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to the operation and administration of the judicial branch of state government. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3710 82-0 (2011) Author: Lewis, Tryon | et. al. Relating to filling vacancies in appellate judicial offices by appointment, partisan elections for all judicial offices, and nonpartisan elections for the retention or rejection for all judicial offices. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HJR 35 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish the court of criminal appeals and establish one supreme court with civil and criminal jurisdiction. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HJR 126 82-0 (2011) Author: Lewis, Tryon Proposing a constitutional amendment changing the eligibility requirements for and changing the terms of office of certain judicial offices. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HJR 155 82-0 (2011) Author: Lewis, Tryon | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment for filling vacancies in appellate judicial offices by appointment, for partisan elections for all judicial offices, and for subsequent nonpartisan retention elections for all judicial offices. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
SB 480 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to certain appeals from judgments of municipal courts of record and to the recusal or disqualification of municipal judges. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 605 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete | et. al.
Relating to the creation of an appellate judicial system for the Eighth Court of Appeals District. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 823 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to required instruction regarding mental illness and substance abuse for certain judges and attorneys. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1223 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the service retirement annuity for appellate judges under the Judicial Retirement System Plan Two. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1267 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to applications for appeal filed with an appellate court. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
SB 1717 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Lewis, Tryon | et. al.
Relating to the operation and administration of the judicial branch of state government. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
SB 1718 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to filling vacancies in appellate judicial offices by appointment, partisan elections for all judicial offices, and nonpartisan elections for the retention or rejection for all judicial offices. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SJR 45 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment for filling vacancies in appellate judicial offices by appointment, for partisan elections for all judicial offices, and for subsequent nonpartisan retention elections for all judicial offices. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 79 82-1 (2011) Author: Lewis, Tryon | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to fiscal and other matters necessary for implementation of the judiciary budget as enacted by H.B. No. 1, Acts of the 82nd Legislature, Regular Session, 2011, and to the operation and administration of, and practice and procedures in courts in, the judicial branch of state government. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
See remarks for effective date
HB 600 81-0 (2009) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to appeals from small claims courts. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 966 81-0 (2009) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to the creation of an appellate judicial system for the Sixth Court of Appeals District. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 967 81-0 (2009) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the creation of an appellate judicial system for the Twelfth Court of Appeals District. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1688 81-0 (2009) Author: Castro, Joaquin
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the rules governing a motion for new trial in juvenile cases. House: Corrections
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1833 81-0 (2009) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to the electronic storage of records by the clerks of the supreme court and the courts of appeals. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1926 81-0 (2009) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the creation of an appellate judicial system for the Seventh Court of Appeals District. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2078 81-0 (2009) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al. Relating to the transfer by certain courts of historic court documents to a designated official repository. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2189 81-0 (2009) Author: Veasey, Marc | et. al. Relating to the hours of operation of the court of criminal appeals on a day an execution is scheduled to occur. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2207 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to retirement qualifications for appellate judges. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2473 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the composition of the First, Tenth, and Fourteenth Courts of Appeals Districts. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3763 81-0 (2009) Author: Gattis, Dan Relating to the jurisdiction and administration of, and procedures relating to, certain courts in this state, including procedures for appeals. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3783 81-0 (2009) Author: Gattis, Dan | et. al. Relating to jury assembly and administration. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 4068 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzales, Veronica
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the conduct of judicial proceedings and transaction of other essential judicial functions in the event of a disaster. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 4314 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the electronic filing of documents for capital cases in the court of criminal appeals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 4403 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the filling of a vacancy in state judicial offices by appointment. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 4548 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to recusal of a justice of the supreme court or judge of the court of criminal appeals based on political contributions accepted by the justice or judge from a person involved in a case before the justice or judge. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 4549 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Relating to the criminal jurisdiction of the supreme court and the abolishment of the court of criminal appeals. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HJR 105 81-0 (2009) Author: Gattis, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to requiring board certification for appellate judges and justices. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HR 2968 81-0 (2009) Author: Hughes, Bryan Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 408. Reported enrolled
SB 408 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to jurisdiction, venue, and appeals in certain matters, including the jurisdiction of and appeals from certain courts and administrative decisions and the appointment of counsel in certain appeals. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
See remarks for effective date
SB 426 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the electronic filing of documents for capital cases in the court of criminal appeals. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 658 81-0 (2009) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the creation of an appellate judicial system for the Sixth Court of Appeals District. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 659 81-0 (2009) Author: Eltife, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the creation of an appellate judicial system for the Twelfth Court of Appeals District. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 780 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to disclosure of the individual vote of each member of the Supreme Court of Texas on a petition for review. Senate: Jurisprudence Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 782 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the filling of a vacancy in an appellate judicial office by appointment and a nonpartisan election for the retention or rejection of the person appointed. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 992 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the jurisdiction and administration of, and procedures relating to, certain courts in this state, including procedures for appeals. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to subcommittee
SB 1208 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the creation of an appellate judicial system for the Seventh Court of Appeals District. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1259 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the management of certain courts, including the storage of records by the clerks of the supreme court and the courts of appeals and the creation of an appellate judicial system for the Seventh Court of Appeals District. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 1650 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to appeals in cases arising under the Federal Arbitration Act. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1993 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the criminal jurisdiction of the supreme court and the abolishment of the court of criminal appeals. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 2193 81-0 (2009) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the creation and evaluation of certain pilot projects of the First and Fourteenth Courts of Appeals. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 2207 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to retirement qualifications for appellate judges. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
SB 2226 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to filling vacancies in appellate judicial offices by appointment, partisan elections for all judicial offices, and nonpartisan elections for the retention or rejection for all judicial offices. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SJR 23 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment for filling vacancies in appellate judicial offices by appointment and for nonpartisan retention elections for those offices. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SJR 44 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment for filling vacancies in appellate judicial offices by appointment, for partisan elections for all judicial offices, and for subsequent nonpartisan retention elections for all judicial offices. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SR 1089 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 408. Reported enrolled
HB 196 80-0 (2007) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Relating to appeals from small claims courts. House: Civil Practices Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 367 80-0 (2007) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to the fees paid by a relator in certain proceedings originating in a court of appeals. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 1126 80-0 (2007) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the creation of an appellate judicial system for the Ninth Court of Appeals District. House: Judiciary Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2123 80-0 (2007) Author: Cohen, Ellen Relating to certain sexually oriented businesses and the funding of and appropriations from the sexual assault program fund; providing a civil penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 3095 80-0 (2007) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin Relating to the periods for disposing of certain actions and petitions by appellate courts in this state. House: Judiciary Left pending in committee
HB 3214 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to mitigation of certain excessive punishment imposed for a criminal conviction. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3413 80-0 (2007) Author: Gattis, Dan | et. al. Relating to jury assembly and administration. House: Judiciary Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HJR 89 80-0 (2007) Author: Gattis, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to requiring board certification for appellate judges and justices and to increasing the age and experience requirements and requiring board certification for district judges. House: Judiciary Left pending in committee
SB 325 80-0 (2007) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the creation of an appellate judicial system for the Ninth Court of Appeals District. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 565 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to the locations where certain courts may hear cases, hold court, and transact business. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Returned to Calendars Committee
SB 885 80-0 (2007) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester
Relating to access to criminal history record information by state appellate courts. House: Judiciary
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1182 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will | et. al.
Relating to the imposition of an additional filing fee in certain proceedings for the support of the Supreme Court of Texas. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1385 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Van Arsdale, Corbin
Relating to the use of certain audio or video material produced by or under the direction of an appellate court; providing penalties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 409 79-0 (2005) Author: Goodman, Toby
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the appeal of certain orders regarding children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1077 79-0 (2005) Author: Crabb, Joe
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the composition of certain courts of appeals districts and to the assignment and transfer of cases in certain courts of appeals districts. House: Redistricting
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1133 79-0 (2005) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to interlocutory appeals. House: Civil Practices No action taken in committee
HB 1157 79-0 (2005) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to records on appeal in municipal courts of record. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1180 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the salaries of state judges. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 1294 79-0 (2005) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to interlocutory appeals. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1305 79-0 (2005) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin Relating to venue in an action concerning the constitutionality of the school finance system and to direct appeal to the supreme court of such an action. House: Judiciary Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1586 79-0 (2005) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the transaction of business by the Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Court of Appeals District. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1749 79-0 (2005) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin Relating to an additional filing fee to provide supplemental compensation to the justices of the Texas Supreme Court and courts of appeals. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 1997 79-0 (2005) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the creation of an appellate judicial system for the Eleventh Court of Appeals District. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2671 79-0 (2005) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the assignment of certain visiting judges. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 241 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Keel, Terry
Relating to the creation of an appellate judicial system for the Third Court of Appeals District. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 494 79-0 (2005) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to permissive interlocutory appeals in civil actions. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1014 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to records on appeal in municipal courts of record. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1301 79-0 (2005) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the transaction of business by the Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Court of Appeals District. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1459 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the assignment of certain visiting judges. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Left pending in committee
HJR 18 79-2 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the creation of a judicial compensation commission. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 321 78-0 (2003) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to additional court filing fees to pay operating expenses of the courts of appeals. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 988 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Fred
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the composition of the First and Fourteenth courts of appeals districts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1250 78-0 (2003) Author: Hope, Ruben Relating to transacting business by the Ninth Court of Appeals. House: Judicial Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 1582 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to nonpartisan elections for statewide judicial office, to the regulation of political contributions and expenditures in connection with statewide judicial office, and to the public financing of campaigns for statewide judicial office; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1693 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the criminal jurisdiction of the supreme court and the abolishment of the court of criminal appeals. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 2154 78-0 (2003) Author: Denny, Mary
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to appealing certain decisions of an election judge at a polling place. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2261 78-0 (2003) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the Eighth, Ninth, and Eleventh courts of appeals districts. House: Redistricting
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 2545 78-0 (2003) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the courts that may review a decision in a contested case under the Administrative Procedure Act. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2599 78-0 (2003) Author: Stick, Jack Relating to the creation of an appellate judicial system for the Third Court of Appeals District. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 2944 78-0 (2003) Author: King, Phil Relating to the courts of appeals districts and membership of the courts of appeals. House: Redistricting Left pending in committee
HB 3142 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the handling of appeals by State Courts and administrative or regulatory bodies. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3270 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to establishing an appellate judicial system for the Eighth Court of Appeals. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 3280 78-0 (2003) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the nonpartisan election of appellate justices and judges. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 3322 78-0 (2003) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the creation of an appellate judicial system for the Eleventh Court of Appeals District. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 3386 78-0 (2003) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the adoption of rules by the supreme court relating to the county in which district court proceedings may be conducted. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
HJR 67 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete Proposing a constitutional amendment abolishing the court of criminal appeals and establishing one supreme court with civil and criminal jurisdiction. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 207 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the nonpartisan election of appellate justices and judges. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 375 78-0 (2003) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Sponsor: Christian, Wayne | et. al.
Relating to the location where the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Court of Appeals District transacts business. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 449 78-0 (2003) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al. Relating to the number of justices for the eighth and ninth courts of appeals districts. Senate: Jurisprudence Received from the Senate
SB 600 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Talton, Robert
Relating to the reimbursement of compensation and expenses of certain appointed counsel filing an application for a writ of habeas corpus in a capital case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
House appoints conferees-reported
SB 768 78-0 (2003) Author: Carona, John Relating to additional court filing fees to pay operating expenses of the courts of appeals. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 1043 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the criminal jurisdiction of the supreme court and the abolishment of the court of criminal appeals. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1107 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to the assignment and compensation of certain justices or judges as visiting judges and to service credit in the judicial retirement system for certain visiting judges. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
House passage as amended reported
SJR 40 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment abolishing the court of criminal appeals and establishing one supreme court with civil and criminal jurisdiction. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SJR 41 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment related to the number of justices on the supreme court and the number of judges on the court of criminal appeals. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 18 78-1 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the criminal jurisdiction of the supreme court and the abolishment of the court of criminal appeals. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SJR 5 78-1 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment abolishing the court of criminal appeals and establishing one supreme court with civil and criminal jurisdiction. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SJR 6 78-1 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment related to the number of justices on the supreme court and the number of judges on the court of criminal appeals. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 50 78-3 (2003) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the compensation of district judges in certain counties. House: Judicial Affairs Received from the House
HB 148 77-0 (2001) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Relating to the appeal of an interlocutory order to certify or refuse to certify a class action. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 317 77-0 (2001) Author: Telford, Barry
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the location where the court of appeals for the Sixth Court of Appeals District transacts business. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 543 77-0 (2001) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al. Relating to the composition of the First, Ninth, and Fourteenth courts of appeals districts. House: Judicial Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1033 77-0 (2001) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to requiring the Sunset Advisory Commission to study the district boundaries of the courts of appeals and other matters affecting the distribution of workload within and among those courts. House: Judicial Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 1185 77-0 (2001) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to authorizing the court of criminal appeals to adopt rules of criminal procedure. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1961 77-0 (2001) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to the appeal to the supreme court of an interlocutory order to certify or refuse to certify a class action. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 1983 77-0 (2001) Author: Williams, Thomas | et. al. Relating to the number of justices for the Ninth Court of Appeals District. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 2024 77-0 (2001) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the number of justices for the Thirteenth Court of Appeals District. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 2158 77-0 (2001) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the acceleration of the appeal in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2181 77-0 (2001) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to the appeal of an interlocutory order to certify or refuse to certify a class action involving an unsolicited good. House: Civil Practices No action taken in committee
HB 2381 77-0 (2001) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the appeal of certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2387 77-0 (2001) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to procedures involved in certain intoxication offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2398 77-0 (2001) Author: Williams, Thomas | et. al. Relating to the location where the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Court of Appeals District transacts business. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2764 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to the composition of the First and Fourteenth courts of appeals districts. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 3169 77-0 (2001) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the composition of the courts of appeals. House: Judicial Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3170 77-0 (2001) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the geographic districts of the courts of appeals. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 3174 77-0 (2001) Author: Solis, Jim
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to the operation of the Court of Appeals for the Thirteenth Court of Appeals District and the creation of an appellate judicial system for the district. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 548 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the appeal of a final court judgment sustaining or negating certain suspensions of a driver's license. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 346 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the nonpartisan election of appellate justices and judges. House: Judicial Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 600 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to restricting the assignment of certain visiting judges. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 829 76-0 (1999) Author: Telford, Barry Relating to the location where the court of appeals for the Sixth Court of Appeals District transacts business. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1313 76-0 (1999) Author: Zbranek, Zeb | et. al. Relating to the composition of the 1st, 9th, and 14th court of appeals districts. House: Judicial Affairs Subcommittee members named
HB 1361 76-0 (1999) Author: Hupp, Suzanna | et. al. Relating to the appointment of justices of the Texas Supreme Court and judges of the Court of Criminal Appeals and to the nonpartisan retention or rejection of those justices and judges. House: Judicial Affairs Subcommittee members named
HB 1461 76-0 (1999) Author: Dunnam, Jim
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to oversight of and public access to the supreme court and the court of criminal appeals. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Left pending in committee
HB 2105 76-0 (1999) Author: Capelo, Jaime
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to judicial review of the validity or applicability of state agency rules and decisions in contested cases. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3151 76-0 (1999) Author: Sadler, Paul Relating to adoption of rules of civil procedure by the supreme court. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HJR 22 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Proposing a constitutional amendment granting the supreme court jurisdiction to answer questions of law certified from the court of criminal appeals and granting the court of criminal appeals jurisdiction to answer questions of law certified from the supreme court. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HJR 49 76-0 (1999) Author: Hupp, Suzanna Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for gubernatorial appointment from a list of judicial selection committee nominees to fill vacancies in the offices of justices of the supreme court and judges of the court of criminal appeals, and for nonpartisan retention elections for those justices and judges. House: Judicial Affairs Subcommittee members named
HJR 54 76-0 (1999) Author: Dunnam, Jim Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the rulemaking power of the supreme court. House: Judicial Affairs Considered in Calendars
HJR 96 76-0 (1999) Author: Solomons, Burt Proposing a constitutional amendment abolishing the court of criminal appeals and establishing one supreme court with civil and criminal jurisdiction and revising the manner in which appellate justices and district judges are selected, using a combination of appointment, partisan elections, and nonpartisan retention elections. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 52 76-0 (1999) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to the appeal of an interlocutory order to certify or refuse to certify a class action. Senate: Economic Development Referred to s/c on Tech & Business by Chair
SB 265 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the temporary assignment of a district court judge to a court of appeals. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 469 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Lewis, Glenn
Relating to the retention of certain appellate court records. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 678 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the composition of the 1st, 9th, and 14th court of appeals districts. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 915 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Relating to the composition of certain court of appeals districts. Senate: Jurisprudence Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1034 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the authority of a court of appeals to purchase or acquire liability insurance. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
SJR 9 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Junell, Robert | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment abolishing the court of criminal appeals and establishing one supreme court with civil and criminal jurisdiction and revising the manner in which appellate justices are selected, using a combination of appointment, partisan elections, and nonpartisan retention elections. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report sent to Calendars
SJR 43 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the reapportionment of the courts of appeals districts. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 216 75-0 (1997) Author: Zbranek, Zeb Relating to the qualifications of office for appellate judges and justices. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 698 75-0 (1997) Author: Cuellar, Henry | et. al. Relating to the creation of an appellate judicial system for the Fourth Court of Appeals District. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 783 75-0 (1997) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al. Relating to the assignment of certain appellate judges and justices as visiting judges. House: Judicial Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 784 75-0 (1997) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the hearing of oral argument by appellate courts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 787 75-0 (1997) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to fees collected by a court of appeals. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 954 75-0 (1997) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to the assignment of certain appellate judges and justices as visiting judges. House: Judicial Affairs Subcommittee members named
HB 1193 75-0 (1997) Author: Rhodes, Alec | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to free trial transcripts for appeals in which an affidavit of inability to pay costs has been filed. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1352 75-0 (1997) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al. Relating to the appointment, election, and retention or rejection of appellate justices and judges. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2229 75-0 (1997) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to the creation of the Fifteenth Court of Appeals District. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HJR 21 75-0 (1997) Author: Zbranek, Zeb Proposing a constitutional amendment changing the requirements for persons serving in certain judicial offices. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HJR 24 75-0 (1997) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Proposing a constitutional amendment granting the supreme court jurisdiction to answer questions of law certified from the court of criminal appeals and granting the court of criminal appeals jurisdiction to answer questions of law certified from the supreme court. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HJR 62 75-0 (1997) Author: Gallego, Pete Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the place at which the supreme court sits to transact business. House: Judicial Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HJR 75 75-0 (1997) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for gubernatorial appointments to fill vacancies in the offices of appellate justices and judges, for a partisan election followed by retention elections on a nonpartisan ballot for those justices and judges, and for the appointment of district judges in accordance with certain standards. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 263 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Cuellar, Henry | et. al.
Relating to the creation of an appellate judicial system for the Fourth Court of Appeals District. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 287 75-0 (1997) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to the appeal of an interlocutory order to certify or refuse to certify a class action. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Left pending in committee
SB 607 75-0 (1997) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to the assignment of certain appellate judges and justices as visiting judges. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 619 75-0 (1997) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the expenses of the Court of Appeals for the Second Court of Appeals District. Senate: Jurisprudence Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 621 75-0 (1997) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to the appointment, election, and retention or rejection of appellate justices and judges and to elimination of a straight-party vote in connection with appellate and district justices and judges. Senate: Jurisprudence Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 628 75-0 (1997) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the appointment of appellate justices and judges, to the nonpartisan election of district judges, to the retention or rejection of district and appellate judges, and to the creation of certain judicial districts. Senate: Jurisprudence Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 686 75-0 (1997) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the appellate judicial system for the Fifth Court of Appeals District. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SB 768 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the authority of the Texas Supreme Court to adopt rules relating to the contractual relationship between an attorney and client. Senate: Economic Development Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 838 75-0 (1997) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to authorizing the adoption of rules by the supreme court for the coordination or consolidation of pretrial proceedings in certain litigation. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SJR 19 75-0 (1997) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the place at which the Supreme Court of Texas sits to transact business. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 25 75-0 (1997) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for gubernatorial appointments to fill vacancies in the offices of appellate justices and judges, for a partisan election followed by retention elections on a nonpartisan ballot for those justices and judges, and for the appointment of district judges in accordance with certain standards. Senate: Jurisprudence Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 501 74-0 (1995) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to the issuance of a writ of mandamus or writ of prohibition by a court of appeals. House: Judicial Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 833 74-0 (1995) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to the composition of the eighth and eleventh court of appeals districts. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 985 74-0 (1995) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al. Relating to testimony by expert witnesses in civil actions. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1401 74-0 (1995) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to the dismissal of an appeal and the costs of appeal in a juvenile case. House: Juvenile Justice and Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 1693 74-0 (1995) Author: Zbranek, Zeb Relating to the qualifications of office for appellate judges and justices. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2373 74-0 (1995) Author: Junell, Robert
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to recommendations to the legislature by the supreme court concerning appellate courts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 2718 74-0 (1995) Author: Culberson, John Relating to the right to appeal certain decisions by the juvenile court. House: Juvenile Justice and Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 2733 74-0 (1995) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to the authority of the supreme court to issue certain writs. House: Judicial Affairs Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2734 74-0 (1995) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to the senior justice of the supreme court signing court documents for the chief justice. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2987 74-0 (1995) Author: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the authority of the supreme court to adopt rules relating to the contractual relationship between an attorney and client. House: State Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3073 74-0 (1995) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the power of the courts of appeals to issue writs of mandamus. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 3146 74-0 (1995) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al. Relating to the election of justices of the courts of appeals by place. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HJR 77 74-0 (1995) Author: Zbranek, Zeb Proposing a constitutional amendment changing the requirements for persons serving in certain judicial offices. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HJR 90 74-0 (1995) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Proposing a constitutional amendment granting the supreme court jurisdiction to answer questions certified from the court of criminal appeals and granting the court of criminal appeals jurisdiction to answer questions certified from the supreme court. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on intent calendar
HJR 124 74-0 (1995) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Proposing a constitutional amendment to elect the justices of the supreme court and judges of the court of criminal appeals from election subdistricts. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HJR 126 74-0 (1995) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the election of justices to the courts of appeals by place. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
SB 33 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E. | et. al. Relating to testimony by expert witnesses in civil actions. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 77 74-0 (1995) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to the appointment of appellate justices and judges and certain district judges and to the election on confirmation of those justices and judges. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 230 74-0 (1995) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to the right to appeal certain decisions by the juvenile court. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 313 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al.
Relating to the abolition of certain district courts, the creation of additional district courts, and the election of district court judges in certain counties. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1061 74-0 (1995) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to the authority of the supreme court to issue certain writs. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 1062 74-0 (1995) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to the senior justice of the supreme court signing court documents for the chief justice. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
SB 1384 74-0 (1995) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to the recusal of judges on the supreme court. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 1386 74-0 (1995) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to the assignment of certain appellate judges and justices as visiting judges. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Withdrawn from calendar
SB 1570 74-0 (1995) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the appointment of appellate justices and judges, to the nonpartisan election of district judges, to the retention or rejection of district and appellate judges, and to the creation of certain judicial districts. Senate: Jurisprudence Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SJR 10 74-0 (1995) Author: Patterson, Jerry Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appointment of appellate justices and judges and certain district judges by the governor and to confirmation elections on a nonpartisan ballot of those justices and judges. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SJR 40 74-0 (1995) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the place at which the supreme court sits to transact business. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 83 73-0 (1993) Author: De La Garza, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the organization and operation of the Court of Appeals for the Thirteenth Court of Appeals District and to the creation of the Fifteenth Court of Appeals District. House: Judicial Affairs Coauthor Authorized
HB 281 73-0 (1993) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to the election of justices of the courts of appeals by place. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 905 73-0 (1993) Author: Place, Allen Relating to free trial transcripts for appeals in which an affidavit of inability to pay costs has been filed. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1359 73-0 (1993) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to recommendations to the legislature by the supreme court concerning the appellate courts. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 1394 73-0 (1993) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the appointment of appellate justices and judges and certain district judges and to the election on confirmation of those justices and judges. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 1567 73-0 (1993) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the election of justices of the supreme court and judges of the court of criminal appeals from single-member districts. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 1627 73-0 (1993) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the election of justices of the supreme court from single-member districts. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 1779 73-0 (1993) Author: Puente, Robert
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the 225th District Court. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1787 73-0 (1993) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the election of justices of the courts of appeals by place. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 1869 73-0 (1993) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al. Relating to the creation of a Tarrant County Criminal Court of Appeals. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 1923 73-0 (1993) Author: Sadler, Paul Relating to the composition of the court of appeals districts. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 2078 73-0 (1993) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to the organization and administration of the courts of appeals and to the election of justices of those courts. House: Judicial Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 2190 73-0 (1993) Author: Smithee, John Relating to a single court of last resort. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 2596 73-0 (1993) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the disposition after review by the Court of Criminal Appeals of a criminal case in which the punishment assessed is the death penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2847 73-0 (1993) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Tarrant County Criminal Court of Appeals. House: Judicial Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HJR 16 73-0 (1993) Author: Cuellar, Henry Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the election of justices to the courts of appeals by place. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HJR 70 73-0 (1993) Author: Duncan, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appointment of appellate justices and judges and certain district judges by the governor and to confirmation elections on a nonpartisan ballot of those justices and judges. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HJR 83 73-0 (1993) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the election of justices to the courts of appeals from single-member or multimember districts. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HJR 97 73-0 (1993) Author: Smithee, John Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to creating a single court of last resort. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HJR 98 73-0 (1993) Author: Smithee, John Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the titles of justices of the courts of appeals. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
SB 255 73-0 (1993) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to the appointment of appellate justices and judges and certain district judges and to the election on confirmation of those justices and judges. Senate: Cmte of the Whole on Red., Ethics & Elections No action taken in subcommittee
SB 527 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to the election of justices of the supreme court and judges of the court of criminal appeals from single-member districts. Senate: Cmte of the Whole on Red., Ethics & Elections Ref. to Cmte of Whole on Red., Ethics & Ele
SB 596 73-0 (1993) Author: Henderson, Don | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the requirement that the chief justice deliver a state of the judiciary message to the legislature. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 656 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to the election of justices of the courts of appeals by place. Senate: Cmte of the Whole on Red., Ethics & Elections Ref. to Cmte of Whole on Red., Ethics & Ele
SB 820 73-0 (1993) Author: Turner, Jim
Sponsor: Place, Allen
Relating to free transcripts of statement of facts for appeals in which an affidavit of inablity to pay costs has been filed. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 827 73-0 (1993) Author: Montford, John Relating to an emergency appropriation to the Texas Judicial Council, Office of Court Administration for the travel expenses of justices of courts of appeals to hear transferred cases. Senate: Finance Governor submitted as emergency
SB 869 73-0 (1993) Author: Montford, John Relating to the jurisdiction, organization and operations of the Supreme Court. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 870 73-0 (1993) Author: Montford, John Relating to the organization and operations of the courts of appeals. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1398 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to abolishing the County Criminal Court No. 5 of Tarrant County and to creating the Tarrant County Criminal Court of Appeals. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SJR 11 73-0 (1993) Author: Patterson, Jerry Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appointment of appellate justices and judges and certain district judges by the governor and to confirmation elections on a nonpartisan ballot of those justices and judges. Senate: Cmte of the Whole on Red., Ethics & Elections No action taken in subcommittee
SJR 23 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the composition of the supreme court and the court of criminal appeals and authorizing the legislature to provide for the election of judges of those courts from single-member districts. Senate: Cmte of the Whole on Red., Ethics & Elections Ref. to Cmte of Whole on Red., Ethics & Ele
SJR 24 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the election of justices to the courts of appeals by place. Senate: Cmte of the Whole on Red., Ethics & Elections Ref. to Cmte of Whole on Red., Ethics & Ele
SJR 37 73-0 (1993) Author: Montford, John Proposing a constitutional amendment changing the title of justices of the courts of appeals. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 252 72-0 (1991) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the apportionment of election districts for justices of the courts of appeals and district court judges. House: Redistricting Left pending in committee
HB 419 72-0 (1991) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the reapportionment of courts of appeals districts and to membership of the courts of appeals. House: Redistricting Left pending in committee
HB 596 72-0 (1991) Author: Russell, Sam
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to the issuance of a writ of habeus corpus by a court of appeals. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 610 72-0 (1991) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to the establishment of an appellate judicial system for the Second Court of Appeals District. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 700 72-0 (1991) Author: Cuellar, Henry | et. al.
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to the election of justices of the courts of appeals by place. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Left pending in committee
HB 889 72-0 (1991) Author: Rangel, Irma
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to an appeal from a juvenile court to a court of appeals. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 1047 72-0 (1991) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to compensation of counsel appointed to defend indigent defendants in appellate courts. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
HB 1490 72-0 (1991) Author: De La Garza, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Fifteenth Court of Appeals District. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 2674 72-0 (1991) Author: Denton, Betty
Sponsor: Turner, Jim
Relating to the Tenth Court of Appeals District. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/91
HJR 15 72-0 (1991) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the automatic resignation of a justice of the supreme court or a judge of the court of criminal appeals who becomes a candidate for certain offices. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HJR 21 72-0 (1991) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the election from election subdistricts of justices of the courts of appeals and judges of the district courts, and to the reapportionment of judicial districts. House: Redistricting Left pending in committee
HJR 70 72-0 (1991) Author: Gibson, Bruce | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the composition of the supreme court, court of criminal appeals, and courts of appeals and authorizing the legislature to provide for the election of judges of those courts and district courts from single-member districts. House: Judicial Affairs No action taken in subcommittee
HJR 78 72-0 (1991) Author: Cuellar, Henry Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the election of justices to the courts of appeals by place. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 243 72-0 (1991) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to the establishment of an appellate judicial system for the Second Court of Appeals District. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 881 72-0 (1991) Author: Montford, John Relating to the creation of the Fifteenth Court of Appeals District. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1126 72-0 (1991) Author: Tejeda, Frank
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the transaction of business by the Court of Appeals for the Fourth Court of Appeals District. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 1434 72-0 (1991) Author: Turner, Jim Relating to the Tenth Court of Appeals District. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1481 72-0 (1991) Author: Ratliff, Bill
Sponsor: Russell, Sam
Relating to the selection of courts of appeals in criminal cases appealed from a trial court in Hopkins County. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/91
SJR 2 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the election of justices to the courts of appeals from single-member or multimember districts. Senate: Jurisprudence Postponed in committee
SJR 3 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the election of justices to the supreme court and judges to the court of criminal appeals from single-member districts. Senate: Jurisprudence Postponed in committee
HB 70 72-1 (1991) Author: De La Garza, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the organization and operation of the Court of Appeals for the Thirteenth Court of Appeals District and to the creation of the Fifteenth Court of Appeals District. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 198 72-1 (1991) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to the election of justices of the courts of appeals by place. House: Judicial Affairs 1st Printing sent to Calendars
SJR 12 72-1 (1991) Author: Lyon, Ted Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the election of justices to the supreme court and judges to the court of criminal appeals from single-member districts. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SJR 13 72-1 (1991) Author: Lyon, Ted Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the legislature to provide for the election of justices to the courts of appeals from single-member districts. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 28 72-2 (1991) Author: Cuellar, Henry | et. al. Relating to the election of justices of the courts of appeals by place. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 52 72-2 (1991) Author: De La Garza, Eddie Relating to the organization and operation of the Court of Appeals for the Thirteenth Court of Appeals District and to the creation of the Fifteenth Court of Appeals District. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 90 72-2 (1991) Author: Cuellar, Henry | et. al. Relating to the election of justices of the courts of appeals by place. House: Judicial Affairs 1st Printing sent to Calendars
SJR 3 72-2 (1991) Author: Lyon, Ted Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the election of justices to the supreme court and judges to the court of criminal appeals from single-member districts. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SJR 4 72-2 (1991) Author: Lyon, Ted Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the legislature to provide for the election of justices to the courts of appeals from single-member districts. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 9 72-3 (1992) Author: Martin, Mike Relating to the election of justices of the supreme court and judges of the court of criminal appeals from single-member districts. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 12 72-3 (1992) Author: Lyon, Ted | et. al. Relating to the election of justices of the supreme court and judges of the court of criminal appeals from single-member districts. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 101 71-0 (1989) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to salaries of certain judges and justices; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 109 71-0 (1989) Author: Willy, John Relating to the appellate judicial system in the First, Fifth, and Fourteenth Court of Appeals Districts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Posting rule suspended
HB 224 71-0 (1989) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to the time in which the court of criminal appeals must review a capital case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
HB 482 71-0 (1989) Author: Blackwood, Bill Relating to the imposition of punishment in a new trial awarded by an appellate court and limited to the issue of punishment. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 612 71-0 (1989) Author: Colbert, Paul | et. al. Relating to the assignment of visiting judges. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 706 71-0 (1989) Author: Moreno, Alex | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Fifteenth Court of Appeals District. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 707 71-0 (1989) Author: Moreno, Alex | et. al.
Sponsor: Uribe, Hector
Relating to the place where the Court of Appeals for the Thirteenth Court of Appeals District transacts business. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 1162 71-0 (1989) Author: Ovard, A.R.
Sponsor: Leedom, John
Relating to the assignment of certain active appellate judges as visiting judges. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 1235 71-0 (1989) Author: Morales, Dan Relating to the effect of a reversal in a capital case by the Court of Criminal Appeals on the basis of an error in the punishment stage of the case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Pending in committee
HB 1585 71-0 (1989) Author: Warner, Larry Relating to permitting a trial or appellate court to grant, on motion in a criminal case, an extension of time for filing formal bills of exception. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee meeting canceled
HB 1648 71-0 (1989) Author: Shelley, Dan Amending the Government Code. House: Judiciary Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1853 71-0 (1989) Author: Johnson, Sam Relating to the transaction of business by, and the location of support personnel for, the court of appeals for the Fifth Court of Appeals District. House: Judiciary Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1973 71-0 (1989) Author: Ovard, A.R. Relating to changing the name of the court of criminal appeals. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 2274 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Jim Relating to security for judgments pending appeal. House: Judiciary Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2469 71-0 (1989) Author: Luna, Gregory Relating to the appellate judicial system in the Fourth Court of Appeals District. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 2556 71-0 (1989) Author: Warner, Larry Relating to the terms of office of the chief justice and justices of the Thirteenth Court of Appeals. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 2871 71-0 (1989) Author: Smith, Richard Relating to the creation of the Fifteenth Court of Appeals District. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 3017 71-0 (1989) Author: Brimer, Kim Creating a Death Penalty Review Court to make recommendations to the Court of Criminal Appeals regarding the merits of points of error in appeals of capital murder convictions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HJR 67 71-0 (1989) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the automatic resignation of a justice of the supreme court or a judge of the court of criminal appeals who becomes a candidate for certain offices. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HJR 75 71-0 (1989) Author: Ovard, A.R. Proposing a constitutional amendment changing the name of the court of criminal appeals. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HJR 98 71-0 (1989) Author: Warner, Larry Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide staggered terms for justices and chief justices of the courts of appeals. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 66 71-0 (1989) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Hill, Patricia
Relating to the assignment of visiting judges. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
SB 134 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Parker, Jim
Relating to security for judgments pending appeal. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 176 71-0 (1989) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the prosecution of an appeal or writ of error in a civil case by certain indigent persons. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Pending in committee
SB 384 71-0 (1989) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the appellate judicial system in the First, Fifth, and Fourteenth Court of Appeals Districts. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 639 71-0 (1989) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Shelley, Dan
Relating to procedures in the municipal courts of record of Houston. House: Judiciary
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 818 71-0 (1989) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to the creation of the Fifteenth Court of Appeals District. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 874 71-0 (1989) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Hill, Patricia
Relating to supreme court rulemaking in certain actions. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 908 71-0 (1989) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Smith, Ashley
Relating to the interlocutory appeal by officers and employees of the state or a political subdivision of the state of certain orders. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 915 71-0 (1989) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to the effect of a reversal in a capital case by the Court of Criminal Appeals on the basis of an error in the punishment stage of the case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 939 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to certain officers of the court appearing and pleading in certain courts. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1021 71-0 (1989) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: Johnson, Sam
Relating to the transaction of business by and the location of support personnel for the court of appeals for the Fifth Court of Appeals District. House: Judiciary
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1070 71-0 (1989) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to revealing the content of an appellate judicial decision or opinion. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
SB 1589 71-0 (1989) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the creation of the Fifteenth Court of Appeals District. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 7 71-0 (1989) Author: Lyon, Ted Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the election of justices to the supreme court from single-member districts. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Special Subcommittee
SJR 9 71-0 (1989) Author: Johnson, Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the election of justices to the courts of appeals from single-member or multimember districts. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Special Subcommittee
HB 117 71-1 (1989) Author: Willy, John Relating to the appellate judicial system in the First and Fourteenth Court of Appeals districts. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HCR 36 71-2 (1989) Author: Berlanga, Hugo | et. al. Expressing an endorsement of a plan to create six districts in the 13th Court of Appeals. House: Redistricting Coauthor authorized
SCR 19 71-2 (1989) Author: Uribe, Hector | et. al. Expressing an endorsement of a plan to create six districts in the 13th Court of Appeals using state representative district boundaries. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
HB 84 71-3 (1990) Author: Russell, Sam Relating to issuance of a writ of habeas corpus by a court of appeals. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HJR 14 71-3 (1990) Author: Hury, James Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the terms of office of the chief justice and justices of the supreme court, the presiding judge and the judges of the court of criminal appeals, the chief justices.... House: Judicial Affairs Pending in committee
HJR 16 71-3 (1990) Author: Smith, Terral Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appointment of appellate justices and judges by the governor and to confirmation elections on a nonpartisan ballot of those justices and judges.... House: Judicial Affairs Pending in committee
SB 75 71-3 (1990) Author: Montford, John Relating to the election of the justices of the courts of appeals from divisions within each court of appeals district. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 77 71-3 (1990) Author: Montford, John Relating to the election of judges of the court of criminal appeals from single-member districts. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SJR 9 71-3 (1990) Author: Johnson, Eddie | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the election of justices to the courts of appeals from single-member or multimember districts. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SJR 14 71-3 (1990) Author: Montford, John Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the composition of the court of criminal appeals and authorizing the legislature to provide for the election of judges of the court of criminal appeals from. . . . . . Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SJR 15 71-3 (1990) Author: Montford, John Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the composition of the courts of appeals and to the election of justices to those courts from single-member divisions. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 71 71-4 (1990) Author: Russell, Sam Relating to the issuance of a writ of habeas corpus by a court of appeals. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 114 71-4 (1990) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to the election of justices of the courts of appeals from single-member places. House: Judicial Affairs Pending in committee
HB 136 71-4 (1990) Author: Cavazos, Eddie Relating to the election of justices of the Thirteenth Court of Appeals District from single-member places. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HJR 9 71-4 (1990) Author: Hill, Patricia Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the composition of the supreme court and the court of criminal appeals and to the election of justices and judges of those courts by place from single-member districts. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
SJR 6 71-4 (1990) Author: Johnson, Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the election of justices to the courts of appeals from single-member or multimember districts. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 83 71-5 (1990) Author: Hury, James Relating to the election of justices of the courts of appeals. House: Elections Referred to Elections
SJR 6 71-5 (1990) Author: Johnson, Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the election of justices to the courts of appeals from single- member or multimember districts. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 66 70-0 (1987) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to the right of the state to appeal in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 606 70-0 (1987) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to the appointment of the appellate and district judges, to the apportionment of the state into courts of appeals and trial court commission districts, to the election on retention of appellate and district judges, and to the nonpartisan election of district judges. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 959 70-0 (1987) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to salaries of appellate and district court justices and judges. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1040 70-0 (1987) Author: Patronella, David Relating to competency certification by the supreme court of judges of appellate, district, and statutory courts. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1452 70-0 (1987) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the place where oral argument is made in cases transferred from one court of appeals to another court of appeals. House: Judicial Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1491 70-0 (1987) Author: Garcia, Orlando Relating to the jurisdiction of the supreme court in certain civil cases. House: Judicial Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1607 70-0 (1987) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to the financing of campaigns for certain judicial offices and the increase of certain fees collected by clerks of the court. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1966 70-0 (1987) Author: Moreno, Alex Relating to the place where the Court of Appeals for the Thirteenth Court of Appeals District transacts business. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 1967 70-0 (1987) Author: Moreno, Alex Relating to the creation of the Fifteenth Court of Appeals District. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 2414 70-0 (1987) Author: Perry, Rick Relating to the funding of the Supreme Court, Court of Criminal Appeals, and the fourteen Courts of Appeals. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2538 70-0 (1987) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to a unified system of security for judgments pending appeal, to provide a procedure to supersede judgment liens, to provide a limit on the amount of security required, to provide flexibility in the type and amount of security required, to provide for review by mandamus, to provide for implementing rules, and to declare an emergency. House: Judiciary 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2611 70-0 (1987) Author: Hudson, David
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Relating to the place where the Court of Appeals for the Twelfth Court of Appeals District transacts business. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HJR 39 70-0 (1987) Author: Gibson, Bruce Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for the appointment of appellate and district judges by the governor from a list of candidates submitted by court commissions, and for elections on retaining judges in office. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 12 70-0 (1987) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to the appointment of the appellate and district judges, to the apportionment of the state into trial court commission districts and to the election on retention of appellate and district judges. Senate: State Affairs Left as pending business in comm.
SB 14 70-0 (1987) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to remanding a case for a new trial limited to the issue of punishment in the case. Senate: Criminal Justice Laid on table in committee
SB 43 70-0 (1987) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Morales, Dan
Relating to the effect of reversal when a court of appeals or the Court of Criminal Appeals awards a new trial based on errors at a certain stage or certain stages of a trial; amending Article 44.29, Code of Criminal Procedure, 1965, as amended. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
SB 150 70-0 (1987) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to salaries of appellate and district court justices and judges. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 151 70-0 (1987) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Parker, Jim
Relating to the authority of courts of appeals to issue writs of mandamus. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 841 70-0 (1987) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Garcia, Orlando
Relating to the jurisdiction of the supreme court in certain civil cases. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 1391 70-0 (1987) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to the membership of the Second Court of Appeals District. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1409 70-0 (1987) Author: Lyon, Ted
Sponsor: Hill, Patricia
Relating to authorization of county commissioners within certain counties within a population bracket to establish and finance systems to assist the administration of the judicial appellate process by the establishment of a court costs fee in certain cases. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1414 70-0 (1987) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to a unified system of security for judgments pending appeal to provide a procedure to supersede judgment liens, to provide a limit on the amount of security required, to provide flexibility in the type and amount of security required, to provide for interlocutory appellate review, to provide for implementing rules, and to declare an emergency. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported favorably with substitute
SCR 122 70-0 (1987) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Evans, Charles
Directing the Senate Committee on Jurisprudence and the House Committee on the Judiciary to undertake a joint study of Texas law relating to security for judgments. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Signed by the Governor
SJR 43 70-0 (1987) Author: Johnson, Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the election of justices to the courts of appeals from single-member or multimember districts. Postponed in committee
SJR 47 70-0 (1987) Author: Lyon, Ted Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the terms of office of justices of the courts of appeals and judges of the district courts. Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 48 70-2 (1987) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to the offense of misuse of public information by a public servant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 452 69-0 (1985) Author: Patronella, David Relating to competency certification by the supreme court of judges of appellate, district, and statutory courts. House: Judicial Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 669 69-0 (1985) Author: Adkisson, Tommy Relating to the jurisdiction of the supreme court in certain civil cases. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 994 69-0 (1985) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the reimbursement of Travis County by other counties in the Third Supreme Judicial District for certain costs pertaining to that court of appeals. House: Judiciary
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 1323 69-0 (1985) Author: Danburg, Debra
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to action by the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals on a writ of habeas corpus based on newly discovered evidence. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1658 69-0 (1985) Author: Gilley, Smith
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to the creation and reapportionment of supreme judicial districts, the administration and management of certain courts, the assignment of justices and judges to certain courts and administrative judicial regions, and to the operation, administration, and management of the Office of Court Administration and administrative judicial regions. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1795 69-0 (1985) Author: Moreno, Alex Relating to creation of the Fifteenth Supreme Judicial District. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1796 69-0 (1985) Author: Moreno, Alex
Sponsor: Uribe, Hector
Relating to the place where the Court of Appeals for the Thirteenth Supreme Judicial District transacts business. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Tagged in committee
HB 1889 69-0 (1985) Author: Willy, John
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the establishment of an appellate judicial system fund in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HCR 258 69-0 (1985) Author: Gilley, Smith Suspending House and Senate rules to allow conference committee to adjust differences in house and senate versions of HB 1658. Filed
HJR 25 69-0 (1985) Author: Hill, Patricia Proposing a constitutional amendment granting the supreme court jurisdiction to answer questions of state law certified from federal courts. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HJR 64 69-0 (1985) Author: Bush, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the terms of office of justices of the courts of appeals. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
HJR 87 69-0 (1985) Author: Hackney, Clint Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the temporary alteration of the lengths of terms of certain appellate and district judges to implement a change in the general election date for those offices. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
SB 241 69-0 (1985) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Garcia, Orlando
Relating to the place that the Court of Appeals for the Fourth Supreme Judicial District transacts business. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 285 69-0 (1985) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Evans, Charles
Relating to the designation by office and place of the justices of the Court of Appeals for the Second Supreme Judicial District. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 286 69-0 (1985) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Evans, Charles
Relating to cases transferred from one court of appeals to another by the supreme court. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
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SB 354 69-0 (1985) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Toomey, Mike
Relating to repeal of certain articles of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1965, as amended, that govern posttrial, appellate, or review procedure and authorizing the court of criminal appeals to promulgate rules or posttrial, appellate, and review procedure in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 480 69-0 (1985) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to increasing the terms of district and appellate court judges; amending the Revised Statutes, as amended, by amending Articles 1884 and 1715, Section (a) of Article 1801, and Section (a) of Article 1813. Senate: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 604 69-0 (1985) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the authority of courts of appeals to issue writs of mandamus. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 742 69-0 (1985) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to salaries of appellate and district court justices and judges. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 841 69-0 (1985) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to the effect of reversal when a court of appeals or the Court of Criminal Appeals awards a new trial based on errors at a certain stage of certain stages of a trial. Senate: Criminal Justice Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 849 69-0 (1985) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the composition of certain courts of appeals. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 996 69-0 (1985) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to creation of the Fifteenth Supreme Judicial District. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1059 69-0 (1985) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Delco, Wilhelmina
Relating to the reimbursement of Travis County by other counties in the Third Supreme Judicial District for certain costs pertaining to that court of appeals. House: Judiciary
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 1292 69-0 (1985) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Danburg, Debra
Relating to habeas corpus appeals and discretionary review in cases involving extradition or the setting or reduction of bail. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 1412 69-0 (1985) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the election of justices to the Court of Appeals for the Fifth Supreme Judicial District from multimember districts. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SJR 2 69-0 (1985) Author: Jones, Grant Proposing a constitutional amendment to create a judicial nominating commission and to provide for the merit selection of judges of appellate courts. Senate: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SJR 4 69-0 (1985) Author: Caperton, Kent Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the creation of Judicial Screening Commissions for certain judicial offices. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably with substitute
SJR 10 69-0 (1985) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Hill, Patricia
Proposing a constitutional amendment granting the supreme court and the court of criminal appeals jurisdiction to answer questions of state law certified from federal appellate courts. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SJR 18 69-0 (1985) Author: Caperton, Kent Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the terms of district and appellate court judges. Senate: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SJR 41 69-0 (1985) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the election of justices to the courts of appeals from single-member or multimember districts. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 237 68-0 (1983) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the record on appeal in a civil case. House: Judiciary Referred to Committee on Judiciary
HB 301 68-0 (1983) Author: Bush, Bob Relating to salaries of appellate and district court justices and judges. House: Appropriations Withdrawn by Author
HB 559 68-0 (1983) Author: Evans, Larry
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to the contents of an appellate record in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 1119 68-0 (1983) Author: Khoury, Rollin
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to the jurisdiction of the supreme court and the courts of appeals in certain civil cases and the issuance of the writ of mandamus by the courts of appeals or the justices. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 1252 68-0 (1983) Author: Peveto, Wayne Relating to extensions of time in which to file a petition for discretionary review. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1535 68-0 (1983) Author: Hernandez, Joe Relating to the transaction of business by the Court of Appeals for the Fourth Supreme Judicial District. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
HB 1667 68-0 (1983) Author: Smith, Ashley Relating to the transaction of business by the courts of appeals for the First and Fourteenth Supreme Judicial Districts. House: Judicial Affairs Placed on daily General State Calendar
HB 1668 68-0 (1983) Author: Smith, Ashley Relating to the counties in the First and Fourteenth Supreme Judicial Districts reimbursing Harris County for certain costs incurred by Harris County pertaining to those courts. House: Judicial Affairs Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1886 68-0 (1983) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to allowing the electronic transmission of the transcription of court proceedings to an appellate court. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
HB 1933 68-0 (1983) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to appeals of suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 2057 68-0 (1983) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to fees charged by the clerks of the courts of appeal in civil cases. House: Judicial Affairs Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 2223 68-0 (1983) Author: Gamez, Joe Relating to a requirement that the courts of appeals and the court of criminal appeals make certain documents available to the attorney general. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2229 68-0 (1983) Author: Evans, Charles
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to the membership of the Court of Appeals for the Second Supreme Judicial District, and to a supplemental appropriation to that court. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2236 68-0 (1983) Author: Toomey, Mike Relating to the preservation of records of the courts of appeals. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
HB 2244 68-0 (1983) Author: Polk, Mary
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to the assignment of justices and judges to the courts of appeals. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 2245 68-0 (1983) Author: Polk, Mary
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to entry of certain orders and reports in the records of the courts of appeals. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 2274 68-0 (1983) Author: Shea, Gwyn Relating to Records of Appeals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2341 68-0 (1983) Author: Vowell, Jack Relating to municipal courts of record in El Paso and creation of the El Paso Municipal Court of Appeals. House: Judicial Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HJR 21 68-0 (1983) Author: Bush, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the terms of district and appellate court judges. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
HJR 87 68-0 (1983) Author: Bush, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the election of judges to the supreme court and court of criminal appeals from single-member districts. House: Judiciary Record vote
SB 204 68-0 (1983) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to salaries of appellate and district court justices and judges. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 613 68-0 (1983) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Peveto, Wayne
Relating to extensions of time in which to file a petition for discretionary review. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 646 68-0 (1983) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the contents of an appellate record in a criminal case. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SB 1024 68-0 (1983) Author: Sharp, John Relating to a requirement that the courts of appeals make certain documents available to the attorney general. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 1062 68-0 (1983) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Smith, Ashley
Relating to the counties in the First and Fourteenth Supreme Judicial Districts reimbursing Harris County for certain costs incurred by Harris County pertaining to those courts and to duties of the Commissioners Court of Harris County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 1082 68-0 (1983) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to fees, costs and deposits to be received by the Clerks of the Courts of Appeals for civil cases; providing for appropriation and use of fees collected; and declaring an emergency. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1083 68-0 (1983) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to entry of certain orders and reports in the minutes of the courts of appeals. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
SB 1085 68-0 (1983) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the assignment of justices and judges to the courts of appeals. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SB 1086 68-0 (1983) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Toomey, Mike
Relating to notice concerning exhibits and papers on file with the courts of appeals and to the preservation of records of the courts of appeals. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1144 68-0 (1983) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Smith, Ashley
Relating to the transaction of business by the courts of appeals for the First, Second, and Fourteenth Supreme Judicial Districts and the filing and transfer of appellate cases. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 1237 68-0 (1983) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Peveto, Wayne
Relating to the membership of the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Supreme Judicial District. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on daily Major State Calendar
SB 1290 68-0 (1983) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the date a decision of the Court of Criminal Appeals or of a court of appeals becomes final in a criminal case, the mailing or delivery of opinions by the clerks of those courts, and the filing and notice of filing of a petition for review and the sending of the recored in a case to the Court of Criminal Appeals. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
SB 1301 68-0 (1983) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the election of justices to the supreme court from single-member districts. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SB 1302 68-0 (1983) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the election of justices to the supreme court from single-member districts. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SB 1303 68-0 (1983) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the election of judges to the court of criminal appeals from single member districts. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SB 1311 68-0 (1983) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the election of judges to the court of criminal appeals from single-member districts. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SB 1318 68-0 (1983) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Burnett, Dick
Relating to the place that the Court of Appeals for the Third Supreme Judicial District transacts business. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SJR 46 68-0 (1983) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the elections of justices to the supreme court from single-member districts. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SJR 47 68-0 (1983) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the election of justices to the supreme court from single-member districts. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SJR 48 68-0 (1983) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the election of judges to the court of criminal appeals from single-member districts. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SJR 49 68-0 (1983) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the elections of judges to the court of criminal appeals from single-member districts. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
HB 9 68-1 (1983) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to an appropriation to the Court of Appeals, Second Supreme Judicial District, Fort Worth. House: Appropriations Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 13 68-1 (1983) Author: Glasgow, Bob Making a supplemental appropriation for the Court of Appeals, Second Supreme Judicial District, Fort Worth. Senate: Finance Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SJR 2 68-2 (1984) Author: Caperton, Kent An amendment to Section 3 of Article V of the Constitution of the State of Texas permitting the Supreme Court of Texas to answer questions of state law certified from a federal court and to promulgate rules of procedure therefor. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from committee favorably with amendments
HB 499 67-0 (1981) Author: Maloney, Robert Relating to the appellate courts of the state increasing the membership of certain courts, and making provisions relative to the appellate and trial courts and the appeal of criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 587 67-0 (1981) Author: Heatly, W.S. "Bill" Relating to the creation of the Fifteenth, Sixteenth, Seventeenth, and Eighteenth Supreme Judicial Districts. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 785 67-0 (1981) Author: Denton, Betty Relating to funds for storage by microfilm the records of the courts of appeals. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
HB 877 67-0 (1981) Author: Thompson, Gary Authorizing the Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Supreme Judicial District to transact business at the cities of Eastland and Abilene. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 908 67-0 (1981) Author: Bush, Bob Relating to the preservation of records of the courts of appeals. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
HB 1132 67-0 (1981) Author: McFarland, Bob Relating to reformation of the sentence in certain capital murder cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 1164 67-0 (1981) Author: Jones, Neal T.
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to the effect of the failure of a jury to agree on special issues in the punishment phase of a capital case and to the effect of a finding of insufficient evidence by the court of criminal appeals on the sentence. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1392 67-0 (1981) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to the Eighth Supreme Judicial District, place where business is transacted. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1587 67-0 (1981) Author: Pennington, Randy Relating to certain fees charged to persons who lose appellate proceedings above the district court level. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
HB 1841 67-0 (1981) Author: Maloney, Robert Relating to jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of Courts of Appeals and the issuance of the writ of mandamus by the Courts of Appeals or the justices thereof. House: Judiciary Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1895 67-0 (1981) Author: Florence, Buck
Sponsor: Howard, Ed
Relating to the place that the Court of Appeals for the Sixth Supreme Judicial District transacts business. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1918 67-0 (1981) Author: Riley, Ken Relating to a time limit for the decision of an appeal in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1982 67-0 (1981) Author: Garcia, A. C. "Tony" Relating to credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for certain service as an employee of an appellate court. House: Employment Practices Referred to Subcommittee on Pensions
HB 1983 67-0 (1981) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the requirement of a certificate of authority for certain insurance associations. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Committee on Economic Development
HB 1987 67-0 (1981) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to supplemental compensation of justices of the courts of appeals by the counties. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2141 67-0 (1981) Author: Hill, Gerald Relating to the compensation of justices of the courts of appeals. House: Appropriations Referred to Committee on Appropriations
SB 144 67-0 (1981) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to the membership of the Court of Civil Appeals for the Third Supreme Judicial District. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to subcommittee
SB 265 67-0 (1981) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Maloney, Robert
Relating to the supreme court, the court of criminal appeals, and the courts of appeals and to the jurisdiction, places for transacting business and hearing cases, powers, duties, authority, procedures, records, and fees of the courts; providing for the qualifications, duties, powers, appointment, terms, election, removal, and compensation of the judges of the courts and for the duties and compensation of district and county attorneys and the necessary clerks, officers, and employees of the courts; providing for bail in certain cases after reversal of a conviction; providing for the creation of judicial offices for courts of appeals; providing the jurisdiction of and procedure for the trial and appeal of civil and criminal cases and cases of original jurisdiction; providing an effective date and transition procedures. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 439 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the creation of the Fifteenth, Sixteenth, Seventeenth, and Eighteenth Supreme Judicial Districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to subcommittee
SB 642 67-0 (1981) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Sponsor: Gibson, Jay
Relating to the place of transacting business of the Eighth Supreme Judicial District. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 715 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to transcriptions in appeals of certain suits in certain counties. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
SB 947 67-0 (1981) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete" Relating to the compensation of the justices of the courts of appeals. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 965 67-0 (1981) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Khoury, Rollin
Relating to appeals from a juvenile court to a court of appeals, to advise as to right of a child on appeal, and to filing an appeal bond. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Withdrawn from calendar
SB 1078 67-0 (1981) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to appeals to the Supreme Court and the courts of appeals in injunction proceeding, in cases where judgment of courts of appeal are final, and in cases where appeal is direct to the Supreme Court. Senate: Jurisprudence Received from the Senate
SB 1165 67-0 (1981) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Adkisson, Tommy
Relating to the fees, costs and deposits to be received by the Clerk of the Supreme Court. House: Judiciary
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 1226 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to supplemental compensation of justices of the courts of appeals by the counties. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SJR 4 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Proposing a constitutional amendment to grant the state the right to appeal in criminal cases from judgments of the courts of appeal. Senate: Jurisprudence Postponed
HB 43 67-1 (1981) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to initial terms of additional justices of the courts of appeals and the designation of positions on election ballots. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Considered by committee in public hearing
HR 29 67-1 (1981) Author: Florence, Buck Requesting the Office of Court Administration to study the personnel and equipment needs of the Courts of Appeals. House: Judicial Affairs
HB 33 66-0 (1979) Author: Grant, Ben Z. Relating to the appointment, duties and staff of presiding judges of the administrative judicial districts, the duties of the chief justice of the supreme court. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
HB 176 66-0 (1979) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the record on appeal in a civil case. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
HB 841 66-0 (1979) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to filing of appellate briefs in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 910 66-0 (1979) Author: Hendricks, Bob Relating to the qualifications of appellate justices and judges. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 1141 66-0 (1979) Author: Blanton, Bill Relating to the right to appeal certain judgements and sentences of a justice or municipal court. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1565 66-0 (1979) Author: Nabers, Lynn
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to the filing of appellate briefs in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 1571 66-0 (1979) Author: Nabers, Lynn
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to the acknowledgment of the receipt of the mandate of the court of criminal appeals and notification to the court of criminal appeals when the mandate has been carried out and executed. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 1960 66-0 (1979) Author: Bird, Ronald C. Creating intermediate courts of criminal appeals to be known as Circuit Courts of Criminal Appeals; providing for their jurisdiction, administration and procedure; conforming the jurisdiction of the Court of Criminal Appeals. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
HJR 17 66-0 (1979) Author: Grant, Ben Z. Proposing amendments to the Texas Constitution to change the name of the Courts of Civil Appeals to Courts of Appeals and to prescribe their jurisdiction. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HJR 33 66-0 (1979) Author: Grant, Ben Z. Proposing a constitutional amendment to change the names and qualifications of the justices of the Supreme Court, and to prescribe the jurisdiction and authority of the appellate courts. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HJR 77 66-0 (1979) Author: Hendricks, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the qualifications of justices and judges of the appellate courts of this state. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to subcommittee
HJR 101 66-0 (1979) Author: Head, Fred Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for the election of each justice and judge of the Supreme Court and Court of Criminal Appeals from an Administrative Judicial District, with each court electing its chief justice or presiding judge. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
SB 133 66-0 (1979) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Grant, Ben Z.
Relating to supplemental appropriations to the First Court of Civil Appeals, the Fifth Court of Civil Appeals, and the Fourteenth Court of Civil Appeals. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 186 66-0 (1979) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the compensation of the judge of the County Criminal Court of Appeals in counties of not less than 1,200,000 inhabitants. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 314 66-0 (1979) Author: McKnight, Peyton Relating to the qualifications of appellate justices and judges. Senate: Jurisprudence Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 859 66-0 (1979) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to filing appellate briefs with the Court of Criminal Appeals. Senate: Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 1108 66-0 (1979) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Nabers, Lynn
Relating to the transfer of causes pending in courts of civil appeals. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Scheduled for future calendar placement
SB 1185 66-0 (1979) Author: Jones, Gene Relating to jeopardy in criminal cases when reversed on appeal because of insufficient evidence. Senate: Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
SJR 31 66-0 (1979) Author: McKnight, Peyton Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the qualifications of justices and judges of the appellate courts of this state. Senate: Jurisprudence Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SJR 36 66-0 (1979) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Grant, Ben Z.
Proposing a constitutional amendment to change the name of the Courts of Civil Appeals and the names and qualifications of the justices of the Supreme Court and to prescribe the jurisdiction and authority of the appellate courts. House: Constitutional Amendments
Senate: Jurisprudence
Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 485 65-0 (1977) Author: Grant, Ben Z. Relating to control by the appellate court of extensions of time for appeals of criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 889 65-0 (1977) Author: Vaughan, Kenneth Relating to retired district judges or appellate judges sitting as commissioners to the courts of civil appeals. House: Judiciary Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1355 65-0 (1977) Author: Vaughan, Kenneth
Sponsor: Braecklein, Bill
Relating to the membership of the Courts of Civil Appeals and the authority to sit in panels and to sit in other Courts of Civil Appeals. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days
HB 1750 65-0 (1977) Author: Clark, Bill Relating to travel expense of briefing attorneys of courts of civil appeals. House: Judiciary
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1884 65-0 (1977) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt Relating to renaming the Courts of Civil Appeals as Courts of Appeals and relating to the composition, jurisdiction, and writ power of those courts; relating to the authority of the Court of Criminal Appeals to issue writs of prohibition and procedendo and any other writs necessary to enforce its jurisdiction and to punish disobedience and hold in contempt parties who wilfully disobey writs; making the effectiveness of this Act contingent on the adoption of a constitutional amendment. House: Judiciary Assigned to General State Calendar
HB 1962 65-0 (1977) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to the time for filing a motion for new trial, notice of appeal, and appeal bond in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
HB 2056 65-0 (1977) Author: Baker, Andrew Z. Creating intermediate courts of criminal appeals to be known as Circuit Courts of Criminal Appeals; providing for thier jurisdiction, administration and procedure; conforming the jurisdiction of the Court of Criminal Appeals. House: Judicial Affairs Failed to pass to third reading
HB 2108 65-0 (1977) Author: Maloney, Robert Relating to the creation of an additional Court of Civil Appeals to be located in the Fifteenth Supreme Judicial District in the city of Dallas; providing for where its business is to be transacted; providing for the appointment and subsequent election of one chief and two associate justices. House: Judicial Affairs Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HCR 185 65-0 (1977) Author: Vaughan, Kenneth
Sponsor: Braecklein, Bill
Directing the chief clerk to correct an error in HB1355. Signed by the Governor
HJR 26 65-0 (1977) Author: Hendricks, Bob Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution to provide for a Supreme Court of Criminal Appeals with nine justices and to permit the court to sit in panels of three justices. House: Constitutional Amendments Considered by committee in public hearing
HJR 30 65-0 (1977) Author: Washington, Craig Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution to change the name of the court of Criminal Appeals to the Supreme Court of Criminal Appeals and to prescribe its jurisdiction and writ authority, and to provide for Intermediate Courts of Criminal Appeals. House: Constitutional Amendments Considered by committee in public hearing
HJR 31 65-0 (1977) Author: Washington, Craig Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution to increase the membership of the Court of Criminal Appeals with authority to sit in sections. House: Constitutional Amendments Considered by committee in public hearing
HJR 55 65-0 (1977) Author: Grant, Ben Z. Proposing amendments to the Texas Constitution to change the name of the Courts of Civil Appeals to Courts of Appeals and to prescribe their jurisdiction. House: Constitutional Amendments Considered by committee in public hearing
HJR 77 65-0 (1977) Author: Vaughan, Kenneth Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution to increase the membership of the courts of civil appeals with authority to sit in panels or to sit in other courts of civil appeals. House: Constitutional Amendments Considered by committee in public hearing
HJR 95 65-0 (1977) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution relating to the appellate jurisdiction and the the writ authority of the Court of Criminal Appeals; relating to replacing the Courts of Civil Appeals with Courts of Appeals, having civil and criminal appellate jurisdiction. House: Constitutional Amendments Considered by committee in public hearing
HJR 96 65-0 (1977) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution to increase the number of Judges of the Court of Criminal Appeals from five to seven, to change the name of Courts of Civil Appeals to Courts of Appeals and granting such courts criminal jurisdiction as may be perscribed by law. House: Constitutional Amendments Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 155 65-0 (1977) Author: Meier, Bill
Sponsor: Grant, Ben Z.
Relating to control by the Court of Criminal Appeals of extensions of time for filing briefs and relevant materials in appeals of criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 453 65-0 (1977) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Grant, Ben Z.
Relating to reproduction, recording and retention of records in any court of civil appeals by microfilm and other process. House: Judiciary
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
90 Day Bill
SB 466 65-0 (1977) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Vaughan, Kenneth
Relating to appointment of retired district or appellate judges sitting as commissioners to the courts of civil appeals. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Notice given- 1 hour to suspend rules to consider
SJR 18 65-0 (1977) Author: Meier, Bill
Sponsor: Hendricks, Bob
To provide for a court of criminal appeals with nine judges and to permit the court to sit in panels of three judges. House: Constitutional Amendments
Senate: Jurisprudence
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 45 65-0 (1977) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Nabers, Lynn
To permit more associate justices on a court of civil appeals, to permit a court of civil appeals to sit in sections, and requiring a concurrence of a majority of justices for a decision. House: Constitutional Amendments
Senate: Jurisprudence
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 51 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Gene Proposing amendments to the Texas Constitution to change the name of the Courts of Civil Appeals to Courts of Appeals and to prescribe their jurisdiction. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
HB 270 64-0 (1975) Author: Grant, Ben Z. Relating to control by appellate court of extensions of time for appeals of criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 873 64-0 (1975) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt
Sponsor: McKinnon, Mike
Relating to the reproduction, recording, and retention of records in the courts of civil appeals for certain supreme judicial districts by microfilm or other process which correctly and legibly reproduces or which forms a medium of copying or reproducing certain records; providing for the formulation and implementation of a written plan for such activities; requiring such written plans to be approved by the court of civil appeals and entered in the minutes of such courts; providing for the implementation for such plans; authorizing the destruction of original records under certain conditions and providing exceptions; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days
HB 939 64-0 (1975) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim Relating to the compensation of supreme court justices, court of criminal appeals judges and commissioners, courts of civil appeals justices, and district court judges; providing for a salary schedule for state judges and a judicial salary account. House: Appropriations Referred to subcommittee
HB 1015 64-0 (1975) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the appeal of civil cases. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
HB 1019 64-0 (1975) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt
Sponsor: Longoria, Raul
Authorizing the Court of Civil Appeals for the Thirteenth Supreme Judicial District to transact its business in places other than the City of Corpus Christi; providing that all cases originating in Nueces County shall be heard and tried in such county. House: Judiciary
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days
HB 1269 64-0 (1975) Author: Washington, Craig Providing for appeal to the Court of Civil Appeals in Temporary and Indefinite Commitments; and providing for discretion by the Court in releasing the proposed patient pending appeal. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
HJR 100 64-0 (1975) Author: Grant, Ben Z. Relating to vesting criminal jurisidction in the present courts to courts of civil appeals. House: Constitutional Revision Referred to Committee on Constitutional Revision
SB 476 64-0 (1975) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to the places where the Thirteenth Supreme Judicial District may transact business. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from subcommittee favorably
SB 511 64-0 (1975) Author: Longoria, Raul
Sponsor: Hale, L. DeWitt
Relating to the authority of the Court of Civil Appeals for the Thirteenth Supreme Judicial District to transact business at the county seat of the counties in the district. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
SJR 10 64-0 (1975) Author: Mengden, Walter Amending Constitution to provide right of appeal for the State in criminal cases. Senate: Texas Constitution Referred to Committee on Texas Constitution
HB 266 63-0 (1973) Author: Cobb, L. Dean Providing for review by the Court of Criminal Appeals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 560 63-0 (1973) Author: Doyle, Terry Relating to appellate record in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 579 63-0 (1973) Author: Doyle, Terry Relating to review by the Court of Criminal Appeals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 627 63-0 (1973) Author: Jones, Gene Establishing procedure for appeals from justice and municipal courts that will be based on a review of the record on appeal and not on a trial de novo in the appellate court. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 702 63-0 (1973) Author: Powers, Pike
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to the time for preparing the record in writs of habeas corpus cases after felony conviction; and declaring an emergency. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HB 969 63-0 (1973) Author: Mattox, Jim Relating to the appeal of a conviction entered on a plea of guilty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported favorably
HB 970 63-0 (1973) Author: Mattox, Jim Relating to the criteria for considering grounds of error on appeals of criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported favorably
HB 1149 63-0 (1973) Author: Cobb, L. Dean Enabling county Commissioners Courts in counties having a population of more than 700,000 according to the last federal census, same being the counties of Harris, Dallas, Bexar and Tarrant, to supplement the compensation of Judges of the Court of Criminal Appeals from county funds; and providing expressly that such compensation shall be in addition to the amounts paid to the Judges by the state. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1401 63-0 (1973) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt Relating to the Supreme Court and Courts of Appeals of Texas; prescribing the organization, jurisdiction, writ authority, rule-making power, and authorized personnel of those courts; relating to the qualifications and selection and tenure of the justices and judges of those courts; prescribing an effective date. House: Judiciary Reported favorably
HJR 45 63-0 (1973) Author: Cobb, L. Dean Proposing a constitutional amendment to change the name of the Court of Criminal Appeals to the Supreme Court of Criminal Appeals, providing that the Presiding Judge and Judges of said court shall become the Chief Justice and Associate Justices of such court; expanding the jurisdiction and power of such Court to issue writs of mandamus, prohibition, procedendo and certiorari. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 96 63-0 (1973) Author: Ogg, Jack Establishing procedures for appeals from justice and municipal courts that will be based on a review of the record on appeal and not on a trial de novo in the appellate court. Senate: Jurisprudence Laid on table
SB 211 63-0 (1973) Author: Ogg, Jack Establishing procedures for appeals from justice and municipal courts that will be based on a review of the record on appeal and not on a trial de novo in the appellate court. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported by subcommittee favorably
SB 262 63-0 (1973) Author: Hightower, Jack Authorizing the Court of Criminal Appeals to make rules of procedure as to filing, submission, hearing, and disposition of criminal actions on appeal to said court. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 655 63-0 (1973) Author: Meier, Bill Providing for new hearings on the issue of punishment; providing that the Court of Criminal Appeals may set aside, for error, that portion of judgments relating to punishment. Senate: Jurisprudence Committee substitute
SB 779 63-0 (1973) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob" Enabling county Commissioners Courts in counties having a population of more than 700,000 according to the last federal census, same being the counties of Harris, Dallas, Bexar and Tarrant, to supplement the compensation of Judges of the Court of Criminal Appeals from county funds; and providing expressly that such compensation shall be in addition to the amounts paid to the Judges by the state; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Sent to subcommittee
SB 780 63-0 (1973) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob"
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Providing for review by the Court of Criminal Appeals, for written opinions or certificate of affirmance or reversal as described in the Act, and for filing of sufficient copies of briefs with the clerk of the trial court. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
90 Day Bill
SJR 2 63-0 (1973) Author: Sherman, Max Amending the Texas Constitution to provide for merit selection of justices of the supreme court and judges of courts of appeals; creating a Judicial Nominating Commission; establishing terms of office for all judges; and authorizing the legislature to provide for merit selection of judges of the district courts and county courts. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SJR 31 63-0 (1973) Author: Kothmann, Glenn Proposing a constitutional amendment to change the name of the Court of Criminal Appeals to the Supreme Court of Criminal Appeals, providing that the Presiding Judges and Judges of said Court shall become the Chief Justice and Associate Justices of such court; expanding the jurisdiction and power of such Court to issue writs of mandamus, prohibition, procedendo and certiorari. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
HB 353 62-0 (1971) Author: Swanson, Bill T. Relating to enabling county commissioners courts to supplement the compensation of Justices of the Courts of Civil Appeals from county funds.
HB 1253 62-0 (1971) Author: Spurlock II, Joe Relating to certain appeals from the courts in certain cities.
HB 1376 62-0 (1971) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt Relating to renaming the Courts of Civil Appeals as Courts of Appeals and relating to the composition, jurisdiction, and writ power of those courts.
HJR 44 62-0 (1971) Author: Simmons, Wayland A. Proposing an amendment to change the name of the Court of Criminal Appeals to the Supreme Court of Criminal Appeals.
HJR 74 62-0 (1971) Author: Earthman, Jim Proposing an amendment providing a procedure for the nonpartisan nomination and appointment of judges of the Supreme Court, Court of Criminal Appeals, Courts of Civil Appeals and District Courts.
HJR 77 62-0 (1971) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt Proposing an amendment to the appellate jurisdiction and to the writ authority of the court of criminal appeals; relating to replacing the courts of civil appeals with court of appeals, having civil and criminal appellate jurisdiction.
HJR 78 62-0 (1971) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt Proposing an amendment to enlarge the jurisdiction of the district court in probate matters.
SB 99 62-0 (1971) Author: Creighton, Tom
Sponsor: Hannah, John H.
Relating to prescribing certain duties of clerks of courts of civil appeals with reference to the filing, recording, and preservation of the records and proceedings of the court.
SB 187 62-0 (1971) Author: Wallace, Jim
Sponsor: Swanson, Bill T.
Relating to enabling County Commissioners Courts to supplement the compensation of Justices of the Courts of Civil Appeals from county funds.
SB 218 62-0 (1971) Author: McKool, Mike Relating to appeals from district court judgements and orders in primary election contests and to issuance by the court of civil appeals and supreme court during pendency of an appeal.
SB 529 62-0 (1971) Author: Hightower, Jack
Sponsor: Adams, Don
Relating to the authority of the presiding judge of the Court of Criminal Appeals to designate and appoint certain retired appellate judges or district judges, or active appellate judges or district judges to sit as commissioners of the Court of Criminal Appeals.
SJR 27 62-0 (1971) Author: Hightower, Jack Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution, relating to the appellate jurisdiction and to the writ authority of the Court of Criminal Appeals.
SJR 36 62-0 (1971) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution, to enlarge the jurisdiction of the District Court in probate matters and to authorize the Supreme Court to adopt rules for such cases between District Courts, County Courts and other Courts having jurisdiction and provide for appeals.
SJR 37 62-0 (1971) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Proposing amendment to the Texas Constitution, creating the Judicial Districts Board and defining the powers and duties of the Board.
SJR 43 62-0 (1971) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete" Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the appointment of appellate judges by the governor from a list of candidates submitted by a court nominating commission.
HB 14 62-1 (1971) Author: Nugent, James E. Relating to the Commission of Criminal Appeals.
SB 11 62-1 (1971) Author: Word, J.P. Relating to the Commission of Criminal Appeals; amending Senate Bill 529.
HB 51 61-0 (1969) Author: Rosson, Renal B. | et. al. Relating to authorizing the courts of civil appeals to issue writs of habeas corpus.
HB 855 61-0 (1969) Author: Ray, Jr., C. L. Relating to retirement and disability benefits for certain clerks of the appellate courts of Texas.
HB 1115 61-0 (1969) Author: Dickson, Temple Relating to the places of meeting of the Courts of Civil Appeals for the First and Fourteenth Supreme Judicial Districts and the Eleventh Supreme Judicial District.
HJR 66 61-0 (1969) Author: Ray, Jr., C. L. Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a retirement system for clerks of appellate courts.
HB 92 60-0 (1967) Author: Dickson, Temple Relating to amending certain statute so as to change the location of the Court of Civil Appeals for the Eleventh Supreme Judicial District from the City of Eastland to the City of Abilene.
HB 199 60-0 (1967) Author: Thomas, Bob Loyd "Bobby" | et. al. Relating to the salary of the clerk of each court of civil appeals; making an appropriation.
HB 621 60-0 (1967) Author: Heatly, W.S. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to creation of the Fourteenth Supreme Judicial District, with the court to be held in Houston.
HCR 170 60-0 (1967)
SB 77 60-0 (1967) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray | et. al. Relating to the salary of the clerk of each court of civil appeals; making an appropriation.
SB 261 60-0 (1967) Author: Cole, Criss | et. al. Relating to creation of the Fourteenth Supreme Judicial District, with the court to be held in Houston; also adding Brazos County to the First Judicial District.
SB 390 60-0 (1967) Author: Hall, Ralph M. Relating to amending certain statutes relating to the composition and business of the courts of civil appeals.
SJR 29 60-0 (1967) Author: Hall, Ralph M. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to permit the Legislature to increase the number of justices on a court of civil appeals; fixing quorums for the enlarged courts and allowing their justices to sit in sections; and permitting retired justices to hear cases in certain instances.
HB 220 59-0 (1965) Author: Slack, Richard C. | et. al. Relating to increasing the salaries of the Justices of the Supreme Court, the Judges and Commissioners of the Court of Criminal Appeals, the Justices of the Courts of Civil Appeals, and the Judges of the District Courts and Criminal District Courts of this State.
HB 928 59-0 (1965) Author: Thurmond, Jr., Roger H. Relating to the publication of the decisions of the Supreme Court and of the Court of Criminal Appeals.
SB 247 59-0 (1965) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. Relating to amending certain Statutes to including establishment charges and disposition of fees for unofficial, as well as official, services performed by the Clerks of the Courts of Civil Appeals.
SB 420 59-0 (1965) Author: Calhoun, Jr., C. Galloway Relating to the publication of the decisions of the Supreme Court and of the Court of Criminal Appeals.
SCR 92 59-0 (1965)
SJR 26 59-0 (1965) Author: Hightower, Jack | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas to provide for a Court of Criminal Appeals of five members; prescribing their qualifications, elections, appointments, tenure of office and compensation.
HB 51 58-0 (1963) Author: Peeler, Travis A. | et. al. Relating to reorganizing the State of Texas into Supreme Judicial Districts for the purpose of constituting and organizing Courts of Civil Appeals therein.
HB 68 58-0 (1963) Author: Jarvis, Ben E. Relating to creating the Twelfth Supreme Judicial District and the Thirteenth Supreme Judicial District and to locate the Courts of Civil Appeals thereof.
HB 436 58-0 (1963) Author: Smith, Stanford S. Relating to extending to the Judges of the Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas and such court the power to issue writs of prohibition and writs of error coram nobis.
HB 440 58-0 (1963) Author: Chapman, Joe N. | et. al. Relating to providing for the transfer by the Supreme Court of cases from one Court of Civil Appeals to another.
HB 441 58-0 (1963) Author: Chapman, Joe N. | et. al. Relating to the publication of the decisions of the Supreme Court and of the Court of Criminal Appeals.
HB 518 58-0 (1963) Author: Brown, Raleigh Holden | et. al. Relating to changing the location of the Court of Civil Appeals of the Eleventh Supreme Judicial District from Eastland to Abilene; setting an effective date.
HB 1063 58-0 (1963) Author: Chapman, Joe N. | et. al. Relating to requiring justices and judges of the State Courts to file statements under oath with the Secretary of State as a matter of public record disclosing certain information relating to interests in or offices held by such justices, judges or their wives in any private corporation.
SB 97 58-0 (1963) Author: Calhoun, Jr., C. Galloway Relating to creating the Twelfth Supreme Judicial District, comprised of the counties of Smith, Van Zandt, Henderson, Anderson, Houston, Freestone, Cherokee, Rusk, Nacogdoches, Shelby, Panola, Angelina, Rains, San Augustine, Sabine, Wood, Upshur, Kaufman, Leon and Trinity, and to locate the Court of Civil Appeals thereof in the City of Tyler; providing for jurisdiction of cases.
SB 123 58-0 (1963) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. Relating to amending and repealing statutes relating to the publication of the decisions of the Supreme Court and of the Court of Criminal Appeals.
SB 124 58-0 (1963) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. Relating to providing for the transfer by the Supreme Court of cases from one Court of Civil Appeals to another.
SB 207 58-0 (1963) Author: Reagan, Bruce A. Relating to reorganizing the State of Texas into Supreme Judicial Districts for the purpose of constituting and organizing Courts of Civil Appeals therein.
SB 226 58-0 (1963) Author: Owen, III, Frank Relating to increasing the salaries of the Justices of the Supreme Court, the Judges and Commissioners of the Court of Criminal Appeals, the Justices of the Courts of Civil Appeals, and the Judges of the District Courts and Criminal District Courts of this State.
SB 516 58-0 (1963) Author: Krueger, Culp Relating to providing for the transfer of Colorado County from the 13th Supreme Judicial District to the 1st Supreme Judicial District.
HB 244 57-0 (1961) Author: Barlow, James E. Relating to amending Code of Criminal Procedure to extend to Judges of the Court of Criminal Appeals and such Court the power to issue writs of prohibition and writs of error coram nobis.
HB 258 57-0 (1961) Author: Stewart, III, Maco | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act providing that the Court of Civil Appeals for the First Supreme Judicial District may transact its business either at the City of Galveston or the City of Houston.
HB 680 57-0 (1961) Author: Roberts, Wesley Brownlee Relating to amending a certain Article of the Revised Civil Statues relating to the location of Courts of Civil Appeals.
HB 799 57-0 (1961) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure of Texas making clear that certain defects in the indictment or errors made in the trial need not necessarily be grounds for reversal.
HB 831 57-0 (1961) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt | et. al. Relating to reorganizing the State of Texas into supreme judicial districts for the purpose of constituting and organizing courts of civil appeals therein, creating the Twelfth Supreme Judicial District of Texas with Corpus Christi as the site of said court; providing an effective date for the creation of said court.
HJR 55 57-0 (1961) Author: Tunnell, Byron M. | et. al. Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas to provide for a Court of Criminal Appeals of five members.
SB 8 57-0 (1961) Author: Calhoun, Jr., C. Galloway Relating to amending a certain Statute to create the Twelfth Supreme Judicial District, comprised of the counties of Smith, Van Zandt, Henderson, Anderson, Houston, Freestone, Cherokee, Rusk, Nacogdoches, Shelby, Panola, Angelina, Hunt, Rains, San Augustine, Sabine, Wood, Upshur, Kaufman, Navarro, Leon and Trinity, and to locate the Court of Civil Appeals thereof in the City of Tyler.
SB 27 57-0 (1961) Author: Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa Relating to providing a remedy for persons convicted and imprisoned in the penitentiary, who assert that rights guaranteed to them have been denied in the proceedings in which they were convicted, or who assert that their conviction was based in whole or in part, on false or untrue testimony regarding either the issue of guilt or punishment, regardless of whether or not such false or untrue testimony was unintentionally given.
SB 104 57-0 (1961) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to providing for the preservation as historical shrines the former courtrooms of the Supreme Court of Texas and the Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas, located in the State Capitol Building in Austin, Travis County, Texas; providing the powers and duties of the State Board of Control in relation thereto.
SB 235 57-0 (1961) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to amending a certain Act to provide that the Court of Civil Appeals for the First Supreme Judicial District may transact its business either at the City of Galveston or the City of Houston.
SB 349 57-0 (1961) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to amending a certain Act providing for the calling of annual and other meetings of the Presiding Judges of the Administrative Judicial Districts by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Texas and providing for their expenses.
SB 362 57-0 (1961) Author: Owen, III, Frank Relating to amending Title 10 entitled Appeal and Writ of Error of the Code of Criminal Procedure providing the time, contents, and rules for the filing of briefs in the Court of Criminal Appeals.
SJR 10 57-0 (1961) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas to provide for the vesting of the judicial power of this State, for the qualifications and election of members of the Supreme Court, for the jurisdiction and terms of court of the Supreme Court, for the creation of Supreme Judicial Districts and Courts of Civil Appeals and their jurisdiction; relating to the appointment of members of the Board of Pardons and Paroles; providing for an election.
HB 91 57-1 (1961) Author: Shipley, Donald K. Relating to amending a certain Article of the Code of Criminal Procedure of Texas to make clear the certain defects in the indictment or errors made in the trial need not necessarily be grounds for reversal.
HB 5 56-0 (1959) Author: Allen, John Relating to amending certain statutes so as to move the Court of Appeals for the Sixth Supreme Judicial District of Texas from the City of Texarkana to the City of Longview.
HB 319 56-0 (1959) Author: Jarvis, Ben E. Relating to amending certain statutes relating to the designation of the Supreme Judicial Districts of the State of Texas and the location of the Courts of Civil Appeals in such districts.
HB 397 56-0 (1959) Author: James, Tom | et. al. Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure so as to make clear that certain defects in certain indictments or errors made in the trial need not necessarily be grounds for reversal.
HB 894 56-0 (1959) Author: Jarvis, Ben E. Relating to amending certain statutes so as to create the Twelfth Supreme Judicial District, comprised of the counties of Smith, Van Zandt, Henderson, Anderson, Houston, Freestone, Cherokee, Rusk, Nacogdoches, Shelby, Panola, Angelina, Hunt, Rains, San Augustine, Sabine, Wood, Upshur, Kaufman, Navarro, Leon and Trinity, and to locate the Court of Civil Appeals thereof in the City of Tyler.
SB 201 56-0 (1959) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure by providing that bills of exception shall be delivered to the trial judge within ninety (90) days after giving notice of appeal and that such judge shall thereafter have until one hundred (100) days have elapsed after notice of appeal was given within which to consider and act on the same.
SB 338 56-0 (1959) Author: Secrest, Jarrard Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure so as to make clear that certain defects in the indictment or errors made in the trial need not necessarily be grounds for reversal.
SB 386 56-0 (1959) Author: Wood, Bill D. Relating to amending certain acts so as to create the Twelfth Supreme Judicial District, comprised of the counties of Smith, Van Zandt, Henderson, Anderson, Houston, Freestone, Cherokee, Rusk, Nacogdoches, Shelby, Panola, Angelina, Hunt, Rains, San Augustine, Sabine, Wood, Upshur, Kaufman, Navarro, Leon and Trinity, and to locate the Court of Civil Appeals thereof in the City of Tyler.
SB 7 56-1 (1959) Author: Lane, Wardlow William Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure relative to the filing of statement of facts in criminal proceedings.
HB 14 55-0 (1957) Author: Baker, Robert W. | et. al. Relating to amending certain statutes to change the location of the Court of Civil Appeals for the First Supreme Judicial District from the City of Galveston to the City of Houston and making provision for suitable rooms for such Court and for the justices thereof.
HB 139 55-0 (1957) Author: Ferrell, Ben Relating to amending certain Statutes by moving the Court of Civil Appeals for the Sixth Supreme Judicial District of Texas from the City of Texarkana to the City of Tyler.
HB 163 55-0 (1957) Author: Moore, Sr., Carlton Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing for one Court of Civil Appeals to act for another under certain circumstances.
HB 198 55-0 (1957) Author: Patterson, Robert R. | et. al. Relating to increasing the salaries of the Justices of the Supreme Court, the Judges and Commissioners of the Court of Criminal Appeals, the Justices of the Courts of Civil Appeals, and the Judges of the District Courts and Criminal District Courts of this State.
HB 227 55-0 (1957) Author: Storey, Cecil Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to move the Court of Civil Appeals for the Sixth Supreme Judicial District of Texas from the City of Texarkana to the City of Longview.
HB 594 55-0 (1957) Author: Bullock, Robert D. "Bob" Relating to clerks of the Courts of Civil Appeals.
HB 714 55-0 (1957) Author: Ferrell, Ben | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statutes by transferring certain counties from certain Supreme Judicial Districts to other Supreme Judicial Districts.
HJR 8 55-0 (1957) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas to provide that the Court of Criminal Appeals may sit at the seat of government at any time during the year for the transaction of business, and that its terms shall begin and end with each calendar year.
SB 75 55-0 (1957) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to increasing the salaries of the Justices of the Supreme Court, the Judges and Commissioners of the Court of Criminal Appeals, the Justices of the Courts of Civil Appeals, and the Judges of the District Courts and Criminal District Courts of this State; providing for and fixing their salaries; making an appropriation for payment of salary increases provided in this Act during the biennium beginning September 1, 1957.
SB 321 55-0 (1957) Author: Lane, Wardlow William Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to move the Court of Civil Appeals for the Sixth Supreme Judicial District of Texas from the City of Texarkana to the City of Longview.
SJR 9 55-0 (1957) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas providing for a Court of Criminal Appeals of five members; prescribing their qualifications, election, tenure of office and compensation.
SB 36 55-1 (1957) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to amending the General Laws pertaining to the Court of Civil Appeals, Tenth Supreme Judicial District, at Waco, Texas, to transfer certain library funds therein appropriated to supplement certain salary items in said appropriation.
HB 27 55-2 (1957) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray Relating to amending certain Acts relating to the Court of Civil Appeals, Tenth Supreme Judicial District at Waco, Texas, to transfer certain library funds therein appropriated to supplement certain salary items in said appropriation; etc.
HB 35 55-2 (1957) Author: Pressler, III, Herman Paul | et. al. Relating to amending certain Article providing for appointment of Clerks and Clerks Pro Tem for Courts of Civil Appeals and fixing the place of their residence.
SB 20 55-2 (1957) Author: Phillips, Jimmy | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing for appointment of Clerks and Clerks Pro Tem for Courts of Civil Appeals.
SB 24 55-2 (1957) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins | et. al. Relating to amending Statutes to transfer certain library funds to supplement certain salary items for Court of Civil Appeals, Tenth Supreme Judicial District at Waco, Texas.
HB 56 54-0 (1955) Author: Baker, Robert W. | et. al. Relating to amending Statutes so as to change the location of the Court of civil Appeals for the First Supreme Judicial District from the City of Galveston to the City of Houston and making provision for suitable rooms for such court and for the justices thereof; providing for the temporary conduct of business at either the City of Galveston or the City of Houston but providing that the change of location from the City of Galveston to the City of Houston shall be completed by January 1, 1956.
HB 845 54-0 (1955) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to conferring upon and relinquishing to the Supreme Court, with the advice and assistance of the Court of Criminal Appeals, full rule-making power in criminal proceedings; providing for repeal as of September 1, 1957, of all laws governing criminal procedure; providing that no substantive laws or rights shall be affected; providing for method of promulgation and effective date of such rules; providing for method of promulgation and effective dates of additional rules and amendments; providing for notice and publication of proposed rules; providing for disapproval of rules by the Legislature; providing for determination and filing of repealed laws and effect thereof; providing for publication and distribution of rules; containing a separability clause.
HJR 26 54-0 (1955) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Proposing an amendment to Section 25 of Article V of the Constitution of Texas to restrict the rule making power of the Supreme Court to civil procedure and to authorize the Court of Criminal Appeals to make rules of criminal procedure; and providing for an election, form of ballot, proclamation, and publication.
SB 360 54-0 (1955) Author: Kazen, Jr., Abraham "Chick" | et. al. Relating to providing for and fixing the salaries of the Justices of the Supreme Court of the State of Texas and the Judges and Commissioners of the Court of Criminal Appeals; repealing all other laws and parts of laws in conflict.
SB 396 54-0 (1955) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to providing that the current appropriation to the Court of Criminal Appeals for equipment, law books, and other property may be used for other operating expenses of the Court during the fiscal year ending August 31, 1955.
HB 108 53-0 (1953) Author: Banks, Jr., Clinton Stanley Relating to amending statutes relative to defining the appellate jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of Texas; defining the final appellate jurisdiction of the Courts of Civil Appeals so as to harmonize it with Article 1728 as herein amended; fixing the effective date of this Act and declaring the effect of the amendment on pending business.
HJR 31 53-0 (1953) Author: Meridith, Fred V. | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing the jurisdiction of the Court of Criminal Appeals; providing the powers and authority of the Court and the Judges thereof; vesting in the Court the power and duty to make and promulgate rules of procedure governing criminal proceedings.
HB 32 52-0 (1951) Author: Hardeman, Jr., D. Barnard | et. al. Relating to providing for and fixing the salaries of the Justices of the Supreme Court, the Judges and the Commissioners of the Court of Criminal Appeals, the Justices of the Courts of Civil Appeals, and the Judges of the District Courts and of the Criminal District Courts of the State of Texas.
HB 60 52-0 (1951) Author: Sherman, Frantz H. Relating to amending certain statutes by prescribing certain duties of the clerks of the Courts of Civil Appeals with reference to the filing, recording and preservation of the records and proceedings of the Courts; requiring the preservation of the opinions of the Courts; providing for the disposition and destruction of records; providing for the filing of motions relating to the preservation of such records in certain cases.
HB 281 52-0 (1951) Author: Puckett, John Eugene "Gene" Relating to making an emergency appropriation for traveling expenses of judges of the Courts of Civil Appeals when sitting in other districts.
HJR 34 52-0 (1951) Author: Isaacks, Samuel Jackson "Sam" Proposing an amendment to provide for the selection, tenure, retention, and removal of members of the appellate courts of Texas, and providing relevant changes and additions.
SB 35 52-0 (1951) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amending certain Statutes to make judgments of Court of Civil Appeals conclusive on the law and facts in certain cases.
SB 79 52-0 (1951) Author: Bell, John Junior Relating to providing for and fixing the salaries of the Justices of the Supreme Court, the Judges and the Commissioners of the Court of Criminal Appeals, the Justices of the Courts of Civil Appeals, and the Judges of the District Courts and of the Criminal District Courts of the State of Texas.
SB 170 52-0 (1951) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure by declaring the effect of an appeal in all criminal proceedings, including appeals in habeas corpus proceedings, providing for the substitution of lost or destroyed records in the lower court, if it is in session; also providing for the postponement of the consideration of the appeal for the substitution of the lost or destroyed records at the text term of said lower court.
SB 356 52-0 (1951) Author: Carney, Howard A. Relating to making an emergency appropriation to the Supreme Court of Texas for the operation and maintenance of the Court during the remainder of the fiscal year ending August 31, 1951.
SB 357 52-0 (1951) Author: McDonald, Warren Swann Relating to amending the Penal Code relative to Feeding Stuffs by transferring powers and duties from Agricultural Experiment Station to Commissioner of Agriculture.
SB 467 52-0 (1951) Author: Hudson, Hill D. Relating to making an appropriation to pay the salaries of the Justices, Judges, and Commissioners of the District, Criminal District, and Appellate Courts of Texas, in order to pay the additional rate of salaries.
SJR 11 52-0 (1951) Author: Moffett, George Clarence "Cotton" | et. al. Proposing an Amendment to provide for a Court of Criminal Appeals of Five members; prescribing their qualifications, election, tenure of office and compensation; and prescribing the term of court of said Court.
HB 68 51-0 (1949) Author: Flanagan, Alford H. Relating to making an emergency appropriation for traveling expenses of Judges of the Courts of Civil Appeals when sitting in other districts.
HB 117 51-0 (1949) Author: Collie, Turner M. Relating to governing the action of the Supreme Court in the granting, refusing and dismissing of applications for writs of error to the several courts of Civil Appeals; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 137 51-0 (1949) Author: Godard, Louie D. "Duke" Relating to fees and costs in the Courts of Civil Appeals.
HB 207 51-0 (1949) Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al. Relating to providing for and fixing the salaries of the Justices of the Supreme Court, the Judges and the Commissioners of the Court of Criminal Appeals, the Justices of the Courts of Civil Appeals, and the Justices of the District Courts and of the Criminal District Courts of the State of Texas; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 296 51-0 (1949) Author: Moursund, III, Albert Wadel | et. al. Relating to making certain emergency appropriations for the Court of Civil Appeals for the Third Supreme Judicial District.
HB 312 51-0 (1949) Author: Lehman, Henry G. "Bud" Relating to making appropriation for an increase in salaries of Briefing Attorneys to the Supreme Court for the period beginning with the effective date of this Act and ending on August 31, 1949.
HB 885 51-0 (1949) Author: Godard, Louie D. "Duke" Relating to providing that the Supreme Court only shall have the power, authority or jurisdiction to issue the writ of mandamus or injunction, or any other mandatory or compulsory writ or process against any governing body, or any officer, elected or appointed, of a Home Rule Charter City, to order or compel the performance of any act or duty which, by the terms of such Charter, pertain to imitative, referendum or recall, whether such act or duty be executive, judicial or ministerial.
SB 80 51-0 (1949) Author: Bracewell, Jr., Joseph Searcy Relating to amending certain Article relating to fees and costs in the Courts of Civil Appeals.
SB 123 51-0 (1949) Author: Ashley, Sr., Carlos C. Relating to making certain emergency appropriations for the Court of Civil Appeals for the Third Supreme Judicial District.
SB 165 51-0 (1949) Author: Vick, Kyle A. Relating to making an appropriation from the General Fund to reimburse Ruth Sapp, Clerk of the Court of Civil Appeals, 10th Supreme Judicial District of Texas, for money paid to the Treasurer of the State of Texas, properly belonging to her, through error, during the years 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1944 and 1945.
SB 236 51-0 (1949) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for appeals to the Court of Civil Appeals in forcible entry and detainer suits; repealing all laws in conflict herewith.
SB 242 51-0 (1949) Author: Carney, Howard A. Relating to making appropriation for an increase in salaries of Briefing Attorneys to the Supreme Court for the period beginning with the effective date of this Act and ending on August 31, 1949.
HB 2 50-0 (1947) Author: Gilmer, Claud Henry Relating to amending a previous Act, authorizing judges, clerks, and commissioners of courts of record within this State to administer oaths, affidavits, and affirmations.
HB 373 50-0 (1947) Author: Storey, Cecil Relating to amending a previous Act, relating to fees and costs in the Supreme Court.
HB 740 50-0 (1947) Author: Johnson, J. Pearce Relating to amending a previous Act, clarifying and fixing the fees for the Clerk of the Supreme Court and for the Clerks of the Courts of Civil Appeals.
HB 742 50-0 (1947) Author: Isaacks, Samuel Jackson "Sam" | et. al. Relating to making an appropriation from the General Fund to reimburse J. I. Driscoll, Clerk of the Court of Civil Appeals, 8th Supreme Judicial District of Texas, for money paid to the Comptroller of the State of Texas, properly belonging to him, through error, during the years 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, and 1946.
SB 11 50-0 (1947) Author: York, Joseph Alton Relating to providing for and fixing the salaries of the Justices of the Supreme Court, the Judges and Commissioners of the Court of Criminal Appeals, the Justices of the Courts of Civil Appeals, and the Judges of the District Courts and of the Criminal District Courts of the State of Texas; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict with this Act.
SB 38 50-0 (1947) Author: Vick, Kyle A. Relating to amending a previous Act, relating to fees and costs in the Supreme Court.
SB 242 50-0 (1947) Author: Stanford, Jr., James A. Relating to making an appropriating of three hundred dollars ($300.00) to the court of Civil Appeals of the Third Supreme Judicial District at Austin, Texas for the balance of the fiscal year ending August 31, 1947.
SB 427 50-0 (1947) Author: Stanford, Jr., James A. Relating to making an emergency appropriation for the Supreme Court of Texas for the remainder of the fiscal year ending August 31, 1947.
HB 350 49-0 (1945) Author: Isaacks, Samuel Jackson "Sam" Relating to amending certain Statutes relative to costs in the Supreme Court.
HB 572 49-0 (1945) Author: Pearson, Lee Roy | et. al. Relating to making a certain emergency appropriation for the Court of Civil Appeals, Eleventh District, at Eastland, Texas, for the remainder for the current fiscal year ending August 31, 1945.
HB 593 49-0 (1945) Author: Price, Ned | et. al. Relating to providing for and fixing the salaries of the Justices of the Supreme court, the Judges of the Court of Criminal Appeals, the Judges of the Supreme Court Commission of Appeals, and the Judges of the Commission in Aid of the Court of Criminal Appeals, the Justices of the Courts of Civil Appeals, and the Judges of the District Courts and of the Criminal District Courts of the State of Texas.
HB 659 49-0 (1945) Author: Harris, Joe Relating to providing that in all criminal cases, the official court reporter must, at the request of counsel for the defendant or State, take down in shorthand, all or any part of the argument on either or both sides and make a copy thereof, providing for payment for a transcript of such argument.
HB 731 49-0 (1945) Author: Spacek, Rudolph B. Relating to repealing certain law which invests the Supreme Court with rule making power; adopting all rules of practice in civil cases existing prior to the enactment of said law.
HB 775 49-0 (1945) Author: Suiter, Mary Elizabeth Relating to amending certain Statutes to provide for the appointment of a reporter for the Supreme Court of Texas and authorizing said Court to prescribe his duties.
HB 776 49-0 (1945) Author: Suiter, Mary Elizabeth Relating to amending certain Statutes to provide for the appointment of a reporter for the Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas and authorizing said Court to prescribe his duties.
HJR 20 49-0 (1945) Author: Grisham, Robert N. Proposing an amendment so as to provide for nine Justices of the Supreme Court selected from Supreme Court Districts.
HJR 32 49-0 (1945) Author: Storey, Cecil | et. al. Proposing an amendment relating to empowering the Clerk of the Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas to destroy all records of cases appealed thereto prior to the date of October 1, 1909.
SB 194 49-0 (1945) Author: Martin, Jesse E. | et. al. Relating to providing for and fixing the salaries of the members of the Supreme Court of Texas and the Judges of the Court of Criminal Appeals, the Judges of the Supreme Court Commission of Appeals and the Judges of the Commission in Aid of the Court of Criminal Appeals, and the Judges of the Courts of Civil Appeals; repealing all laws in conflict with this Act; providing a saving clause.
SB 219 49-0 (1945) Author: Bullock, Pat M. Relating to making a certain emergency appropriation for the Court of Civil Appeals, Eleventh District, at Eastland, Texas, for the remainder of the current fiscal year ending August 31, 1945.
SB 235 49-0 (1945) Author: York, Joseph Alton Relating to providing for and fixing the salaries of the Justices of the Supreme court, the Judges of the Court of Criminal Appeals, the Judges of the Supreme Court Commission of Appeals, and the Judges of the Commission in Aid of the Court of Criminal Appeals, and the Judges of the District Courts and of the Criminal District Courts of the State of Texas; repealing all laws in conflict with this Act.
SB 284 49-0 (1945) Author: Lane, Wardlow William Relating to amending statute so as to provide for the appointment of a reporter for the Court of Criminal Appeals.
SB 285 49-0 (1945) Author: Lane, Wardlow William Relating to amending statute providing for the appointment of a reporter for the Supreme Court, prescribing duties, etc.
SB 286 49-0 (1945) Author: Lane, Wardlow William Relating to abolishing certain reports of the Supreme Court and the Court of Criminal Appeals.
SB 287 49-0 (1945) Author: Lane, Wardlow William Relating to amending statute so as to provide for the adoption of an official reporter for all appellate Courts of Texas.
SJR 8 49-0 (1945) Author: Vick, Kyle A. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas providing for a Supreme Court of nine members, prescribing their qualifications, tenure of office and compensation and abolishing the Commission of Appeals.
HB 48 48-0 (1943) Author: Isaacks, Samuel Jackson "Sam" | et. al. Relating to appropriating from any funds of the State not heretofore appropriated the sum of Twelve Thousand Dollars ($12,000) to pay the salary or salaries of any Special Commissioner or Commissioners of any of the Courts of Civil Appeals heretofore appointed, and who have qualified as such, and who have served and who are serving as such, and for whose salaries no appropriation has heretofore been made.
HB 55 48-0 (1943) Author: Howard, George Francis Relating to amending certain Statutes relative to the finality of the jurisdiction of the Courts of Civil Appeals in certain cases.
HB 665 48-0 (1943) Author: Bundy, Marvin A. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to making an appropriation for the support and maintenance of the judiciary of the State of Texas for the biennium beginning September 1, 1943, and ending August 31, 1945.
HJR 1 48-0 (1943) Author: McGlasson, Eugene | et. al. Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas providing for a Supreme Court of nine members, and for continuous session of that Court.
HJR 7 48-0 (1943) Author: McMurry, Houston Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas providing for a Supreme Court of nine members, and for continuous session of that Court.
SB 11 48-0 (1943) Author: Moffett, George Clarence "Cotton" Relating to authorizing appeals in certain cases direct from trial courts to the Supreme Court.
SB 30 48-0 (1943) Author: Vick, Kyle A. Relating to amending certain Statute to authorize the Supreme Court of Texas to transfer books, papers, and publications belonging to the Supreme Court library in the State Capitol to the library of the Law School of the University of Texas, and to recall same.
SB 65 48-0 (1943) Author: Winfield, Henry L. Relating to appropriating from any funds of the State not heretofore appropriated the sum of Twelve Thousand ($12,000.00) Dollars to pay the salary or salaries of any Special Commissioner or Commissioners of any of the Courts of Civil Appeals heretofore appointed, and who have qualified as such and who have served and are serving as such, and for whose salaries no appropriation has heretofore been made.
SB 254 48-0 (1943) Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan" Relating to amending certain Statutes giving the Supreme Court authority or jurisdiction to issue the writ of mandamus or any other mandatory or compulsory writ or process against the Board of County and District Road Indebtedness.
SB 331 48-0 (1943) Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc" Relating to making an appropriation for the support and maintenance of the Judiciary of the State of Texas for the biennium beginning September 1, 1943, and ending August 31, 1945.
SJR 7 48-0 (1943) Author: Moffett, George Clarence "Cotton" Proposing an amendment adopting a new section, which shall provide that the Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas may sit at any time during the year for the transaction of business, and that its term shall begin and end with each calendar year.
HB 188 47-0 (1941) Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes relative to designating the Supreme Judicial Districts by transferring Coleman County from the Third Supreme Judicial District to the Eleventh Supreme Judicial District.
HB 419 47-0 (1941) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for the appointment of a Commission to aid the Supreme Court of Texas, and prescribing their qualifications, duties and terms of office; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 603 47-0 (1941) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. | et. al. Relating to providing for an appeal directly to the Supreme Court of Texas from any order of any District Court granting or denying any interlocutory or permanent injunction regarding the constitutionality of any Statute of this State.
HB 647 47-0 (1941) Author: Thornton, Jr., Powell Dickson Relating to governing the Bill of Exceptions in appeals to the Court of Criminal Appeals by dispensing with bills of exceptions to action on written motion; providing for the effective date of this Act.
HB 748 47-0 (1941) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. Relating to amending a certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes adding a provision for the appointment of a Special Commissioner to serve with and assist a Court of Civil Appeals where a member thereof is called or ordered into active military service.
HB 982 47-0 (1941) Author: Reed, Jasper Newton | et. al. Relating to making an appropriation for law books for the Courts of Civil Appeals of Texas.
HB 1025 47-0 (1941) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. Relating to amending a certain Act by further defining the duties of members of the Commission to aid the Supreme Court of Texas.
HB 1077 47-0 (1941) Author: Gilmer, Claud Henry | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes providing for the transfer by the Supreme Court of cases from one Court of Civil Appeals to another.
HJR 21 47-0 (1941) Author: McGlasson, Eugene | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing certain qualifications for Justices of the Supreme Court.
SB 2 47-0 (1941) Author: Moffett, George Clarence "Cotton" Relating to providing for an appeal directly to the Supreme Court of Texas from any order of any district court granting or denying an injunction on the ground of the constitutionality of any State statutes.
SB 181 47-0 (1941) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to making an appropriation for the support and maintenance of the Judiciary of the State of Texas for the biennium beginning September 1, 1941, and ending August 31, 1943.
SB 235 47-0 (1941) Author: Smith, John Lee Relating to striking Rule 370 proposed by the Supreme Court of Texas regarding shortening the record and limiting briefs on appeal to certain issues; providing the effective date.
SB 242 47-0 (1941) Author: Metcalfe, Penrose B. Relating to amending certain Article providing for the appointment of a Special Commissioner to serve with and assist a Court of Civil Appeals where a member thereof is called or ordered into active military service.
SB 456 47-0 (1941) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to making an appropriation of One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) for the Commission of Appeals to the Court of Criminal Appeals.
SB 458 47-0 (1941) Author: Beck, E. Harold Relating to providing an appropriation for purchase of law books, for the Courts of Civil Appeals and to pay the salary of Walter Monteith as Commissioner of the Court of Civil Appeals, First District, Galveston.
SB 494 47-0 (1941) Author: Moore, Weaver Relating to amending a certain Act providing for the transfer by the Supreme Court of cases from one Court of Civil Appeals to another.
SB 498 47-0 (1941) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Relating to amending House Bill No. 271, which was passed by the 47th Legislature, 1941, which became effective April 18, 1941, for the purpose of correcting a clerical error made in said bill.
SJR 3 47-0 (1941) Author: Moffett, George Clarence "Cotton" Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that the Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas may sit at any time during the year for the transaction of business, and that its term shall begin and end with each calendar year.
SJR 16 47-0 (1941) Author: Vick, Kyle A. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for a Supreme Court of nine members, and providing for the Governor may fill any vacancy until the next general election.
HB 54 47-1 (1941) Author: Bullock, Pat M. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act transferring Kent County from the Seventh Supreme Judicial District to the Eleventh Supreme Judicial District.
HB 28 46-0 (1939) Author: Petsch, Alfred P.C. Relating amending certain Statutes relative to time of filing transcript, etc.
HB 29 46-0 (1939) Author: Petsch, Alfred P.C. Relating to amending certain Statutes relative fixing time for filing appeal in civil cases at fifty days and providing for extension of time for cause.
HB 99 46-0 (1939) Author: Howard, George Francis | et. al. Relating to giving further certainty to appellate jurisdiction by providing for waiver and cure of objection as to the various notices and bonds.
HB 108 46-0 (1939) Author: Howard, George Francis | et. al. Relating to conferring and relinquishing to the Supreme Court full rule-making power in civil judicial proceedings, repealing all laws and parts of laws governing practice and procedure in civil actions, such repeal effective on and after January 1, 1940, providing that no substantive law or part thereof is thereby repealed.
HB 109 46-0 (1939) Author: Howard, George Francis | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act confining reversals of errors to substance and merit.
HB 206 46-0 (1939) Author: Johnson, Jr., B. Thomas "Nub" Relating to amending a certain Act by fixing the time for filing the transcript and statement of facts in the Court of Civil Appeals and providing for an extension of such time for cause shown.
HB 232 46-0 (1939) Author: Stinson, Jeff D. Relating to amending a certain Act to fix the time for filing the transcript and statement of facts in the Court of Civil Appeals and providing for an extension of such time for cause shown.
HB 342 46-0 (1939) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. Relating to amending a certain Statute with respect to the submission of cases upon special issues; provided that each party shall present in writing to the court before submission the theory or theories of recovery or defense which he desires to have submitted.
HB 350 46-0 (1939) Author: Bell, John Junior Relating to amending a certain Statute so that it shall hereafter read that the State shall be divided into eleven (11) Supreme Judicial Districts composed of certain named Counties for the purpose of constituting and organizing a Court of Civil Appeals in each of the several Supreme Judicial Districts.
HB 779 46-0 (1939) Author: Isaacks, Samuel Jackson "Sam" Relating to amending a certain Article providing that not more than two trials shall be granted to either party in the same cause, except when the jury have been guilty of some misconduct.
HB 786 46-0 (1939) Author: Reader, Bose Relating to fixing the salaries of the judges of the various district courts including special judges of the Court of Civil Appeals, Court of Criminal Appeals, Commission of Appeals, Members of the Supreme Court, Chief Clerk of the Court of Civil Appeals, and Court of Criminal Appeals.
HB 798 46-0 (1939) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. Relating to amending a certain Statute with respect to appellate jurisdiction of the Supreme Court; regulating the form of the order of the Court in respect to the granting, refusing, or dismissing the application for writ of error.
SB 60 46-0 (1939) Author: Van Zandt, Olan Rogers | et. al. Relating to giving certainty to appellate jurisdiction by providing for waiver and cure of objection as to the various notices and bonds required for its perfection.
SB 62 46-0 (1939) Author: Van Zandt, Olan Rogers | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute to prevent appellate reversals on unsubstantial grounds.
SB 64 46-0 (1939) Author: Van Zandt, Olan Rogers | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute to tax certain costs in favor of the party against whom a temporary injunction or restraining order is granted.
SB 65 46-0 (1939) Author: Van Zandt, Olan Rogers | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute forbidding reversal for variance or departure not specifically pointed out in stated manner in the trial court.
SB 69 46-0 (1939) Author: Van Zandt, Olan Rogers | et. al. Relating to providing that no party who participates either in person or by his attorney in the actual trial of the cases in the trial court shall be entitled to review by the Court of Civil Appeals through means of writ of error.
SB 71 46-0 (1939) Author: Van Zandt, Olan Rogers | et. al. Relating to conferring and relinquishing to the Supreme Court full rule-making power in Civil Judicial proceedings.
SB 125 46-0 (1939) Author: Weinert, Rudolph A. Relating to amending a certain Act relating to protection to court reporters in cases where pauper's oath is taken.
SB 147 46-0 (1939) Author: Graves, William Carey "Will (Bill)" Relating to amending a certain Act to fix the time for filing the Transcript and Statement of Facts in the Court of Civil Appeals and providing for an extension of such time for cause shown.
SB 156 46-0 (1939) Author: Redditt, John Sayers Relating to providing that the Clerk of the Supreme Court shall receive certain fees for services not otherwise provided by law, allowing the Supreme Court to fix such fees.
SB 230 46-0 (1939) Author: Cotten, Clay Relating to providing that if any Judge of the Supreme Court, of the Court of Criminal Appeals, or of any Court of Civil Appeals, or any District Court in this State shall request, recommend to, or endorse any person for any position or office in this State the salary of which is paid in whole or in part by the State, to the person or officer charged with the duty of filling such position or office, he shall be deemed and held to be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction be punished by a fine not to exceed One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) and shall be removed from office.
SJR 3 46-0 (1939) Author: Moffett, George Clarence "Cotton" Proposing a constitutional amendment adopting a new section, which shall provide that the Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas, may sit at any time during the year for the transaction of business, and that its term shall begin and end with each calendar year.
SJR 4 46-0 (1939) Author: Moffett, George Clarence "Cotton" Proposing a constitutional amendment to a certain Article giving the Legislature authority to provide for appeal direct to the Supreme Court in cases involving injunctions granted or denied as the grounds of constitutionality or unconstitutionality of any state or on validity or invalidity of administrative orders.
HB 605 45-0 (1937) Relating to providing for the appointment of a Special Commissioner, to serve with and assist a Court of Civil Appeals where a member thereof shall be totally disabled by illness, physical or mental.
SB 137 45-0 (1937) Relating to providing for and fixing the salaries of the members of the Supreme Court of Texas and the Judges of the Court of Criminal Appeals, the Judges of the Supreme Court Commission of Appeals and the Judges of the Commission in Aid of the Court of Criminal Appeals, the Judges of the Courts of Civil Appeals.
HB 424 44-0 (1935) Relating to providing for the purchase of a part of the law books for the Courts of Civil Appeals out of the Court fees collected fees by said Courts.
HB 532 44-0 (1935) Relating to appellants entitled to execution for cost in causes reversed by Courts of Civil Appeals.
SB 26 44-0 (1935) Author: Moore, Weaver Relating to providing for filing of records in order received in Court of Civil Appeals and setting of cases for Submission.
SB 259 44-0 (1935) Relating to making certain emergency appropriations out of the General Revenue of the State of Texas, to supplement appropriations made by the Regular Session of the Forty-third Legislature for the maintenance and administration of the Judiciary, and for traveling expenses of the Judges of the Courts of Civil Appeals when on exchange of benches, to pay deficiency certificates already issued against such appropriations.
HB 147 44-1 (1935) Relating to making an appropriation of Two Hundred and Fifty-nine Dollars and forty-four cents ($259.44) to pay W.P. McLean, Jr. for twenty-four (24) days attendance as Special Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Texas, and to pay the sum of Three Hundred and Six Dollars and eighty-eight cents ($306.88), to Alvin C. Owsley for twenty-eight (28) days attendance as Special Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Texas.
HB 82 44-3 (1936) Relating to providing for the appointment of a Special Commissioner to serve in the place of any member of a Court of Civil Appeals, who shall be disabled by illness, or otherwise, and whose disability shall be certified to the Governor by the Chief Justice, or any two members, of a Court of Civil Appeals.
HB 62 43-0 (1933) Author: Hughes, Sarah Tilghman Relating to amending certain statute relating to the time for returning executions for costs issued from the Supreme Court and Courts of Civil Appeals; repealing parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 348 43-0 (1933) Author: Camp, Emory B. | et. al. Relating to providing that the equalization of the business of the Courts of Civil Appeals shall be made by the Supreme Court, as of the close of business in said Courts of Civil Appeals on December 31st and May 31st of each year.
SB 57 43-0 (1933) Author: Woodward, Walter Calisto Relating to fixing the time for filing the Transcript in the Court of Civil Appeals and providing for an extension of such time for cause shown.
SB 173 43-0 (1933) Author: Woodward, Walter Calisto Relating to providing for the certification of questions of law by trial courts to Courts of Civil Appeals and by such Courts to the Supreme Court, and for the appeal by litigants from orders of trial courts overruling or sustaining general or special exceptions involving the constitutionality or validity of laws, orders, rules and regulations of State officers, boards and other commissions.
SB 356 43-0 (1933) Author: Woodward, Walter Calisto Relating to providing that when a penalty of death or life imprisonment has been assessed, and a defendant escapes pending appeal, the Court of Criminal Appeals may reinstate the appeal under certain conditions; providing that this Act shall take immediate effect and govern cases now pending and not finally disposed of in said Court.
HB 195 43-1 (1933) Author: Bedford, Fine G. | et. al. Relating to making an appropriation to pay for fuel, light, and water for the Court of Civil Appeals, First Supreme Judicial District at Galveston, Texas, and the Court of Civil Appeals, Sixth Supreme Judicial District at Texarkana, Texas, for the fiscal years ending August 31, 1934 and August 31, 1935, respectively.
HB 73 43-3 (1934) Author: Moore, Weaver Relating to creating the Commission in Aid of the Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas; regulating their powers and duties.
HB 353 42-0 (1931) Author: Graves, Harry N. Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing for the appointment by the Court of Criminal Appeals of the State Prosecuting Attorney before said Court.
HB 1002 42-0 (1931) Author: Johnson, Andrew Percy | et. al. Relating to amending certain statutes relative to the filing of briefs in cases in the Supreme Court.
HB 1015 42-0 (1931) Author: Johnson, Andrew Percy | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statute relative to writs of error before Supreme Court.
SB 63 42-0 (1931) Author: Woodward, Walter Calisto Relating to amending certain statutes by fixing the time for filing the transcript in the Court of Civil Appeals and providing for an extension of such time for cause shown.
SB 65 42-0 (1931) Author: Woodward, Walter Calisto Relating to allowing assignments of Error and cross assignments of Error in Briefs instead of the Record.
SB 499 42-0 (1931) Author: Woodul, Sr., Walter Frank Relating to providing that when an appeal has been taken and the bond or recognizance is defective, the Appellate Court may allow the appellant to amend such bond or recognizance by filing a new bond.
HB 33 41-0 (1929) Author: Jenkins, Charles H. Relating to providing for writs of error to the Supreme Court from judgments of the Courts of Civil Appeals; prescribing what shall be necessary for a petition for such writ and the assignment of error; the action of the Supreme Court thereon and repealing certain statutes. House: Judiciary
HB 75 41-0 (1929) Author: Prendergast, F. H. Relating to amending a certain Statute defining the jurisdiction of Courts of Civil Appeals. House: Judiciary
HB 76 41-0 (1929) Author: Prendergast, F. H. Relating to regulating proceedings in Court of Civil Appeals. House: Judiciary
HB 77 41-0 (1929) Author: Prendergast, F. H. Relating to regulating the procedure in the Courts of Civil Appeals. House: Judiciary
HB 155 41-0 (1929) Author: McGill, Joseph | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to better provide for the salary of clerks of Courts of Civil Appeal, and providing for deputies to said clerks, and providing for stenographers of Courts of Civil Appeals. House: Judiciary
HB 348 41-0 (1929) Author: Patterson, Jr., William Franklin | et. al. Relating to providing for the appointment, qualification, duties and compensation of Deputy Clerks of the Supreme Court of Texas. House: Judiciary
SB 26 41-0 (1929) Author: Love, Thomas Bell Relating to providing for certain compensation of chief deputy clerks and for the Courts of Civil Appeals of this state to be paid from fees collected by the Clerks of said courts.
SB 146 41-0 (1929) Author: Woodward, Walter Calisto Relating to providing that the Commissioners for the aid and assistance of the Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas shall hold office for a term of six years from their appointment, and providing for the filling of any vacancy.
SB 154 41-0 (1929) Author: Woodward, Walter Calisto Relating to prescribing certain duties of Clerks of Courts of Civil Appeals with reference to the filing, recording and preservation of the records and proceedings of said court.
HB 49 41-4 (1930) Author: Hardy, Bailey Whitson Relating to providing that certain clerks shall furnish opinions to judges, etc.
SB 16 41-4 (1930) Author: Love, Thomas Bell | et. al. Relating to granting the Supreme Court and Court of Civil Appeals original jurisdiction in certain cases.
HB 104 41-5 (1930) Author: Hardy, Bailey Whitson Relating to permitting persons unable to pay costs or give security therefor, to be entitled to prosecute their appeal in the Appellate Courts without requiring any bond.
SB 10 41-5 (1930) Author: Woodward, Walter Calisto | et. al. Relating to amending the law relating to the Commission of Appeals of the State of Texas.
HB 31 40-0 (1927) Author: Kittrell, Sr., Norman Goree Relating to amending an Article 2249 of Chapter 12, Title 42 of the Revised Civil Statutes of 1925 so as to provide that an appeal or writ of error may be taken to the Court of Civil Appeals from every final judgment of the county court.
HB 33 40-0 (1927) Author: Kittrell, Sr., Norman Goree Relating to amending Article 2274 of Chapter 12, Title 42, of the revised Civil Statutes of 1925 so as to provide for cases in which a bond is insufficient as a cost bond.
HB 147 40-0 (1927) Author: McGill, Joseph Relating to allowing an appeal to the Court of Civil Appeals from every order of any district or county court in civil cases and granting motions for new trials.
HB 161 40-0 (1927) Author: Fly, William Madden | et. al. Relating to providing for the regulation of the seasons in which wild game birds and wild game may be hunted and killed.
SB 7 40-0 (1927) Author: Bailey, John Heywood | et. al. Relating to and better defining and fixing the appellate jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of Texas.
SB 18 40-0 (1927) Author: Woodward, Walter Calisto Relating to a commission in aid of the Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas regulating their powers, duties, appointment, duration of service, compensation and providing for stenographers and making an appropriation therefor.
SB 25 40-0 (1927) Author: Bledsoe, William Harrison Relating to fixing the salaries of Judges of the Supreme Court, of the Court of Criminal Appeals, of the Judges of the Commission of Appeals and of the Commission in aid of the Court of Criminal Appeals, and Judges of the Courts of Civil Appeals and District Courts of this State.
SB 28 40-0 (1927) Author: McFarlane, William Doddridge Relating to creating the Twelfth Supreme Judicial District of Texas, with Wichita Falls as the site of said court.
SB 88 40-0 (1927) Author: Ward, Pierce B. Relating to amending Article 2274 of Chapter 12, Title 42, of the Revised Civil Statutes of 1925; relating to appeal and error of additional cost bonds.
SB 126 40-0 (1927) Author: Woodward, Walter Calisto | et. al. Relating to making effective the provisions of Section 5, Article 5, of the Constitution of the State of Texas, wherein it is declared that under such regulations as may be prescribed by law, the Court of Criminal Appeals and the judges thereof may issue such writs as may be necessary to enforce the jurisdiction of said court, and to empower said court and the judges thereof to issue writs of mandamus and certiorari, and to enforce obedience thereof.
SB 318 40-0 (1927) Author: Love, Thomas Bell | et. al. Relating to fixing the compensation of the reporter of the Court of Criminal Appeals, of Texas.
SB 396 40-0 (1927) Author: Wood, Ashley Elijah | et. al. Relating to amending Article 198, Title 8, Revised Civil Statutes of 1925; relating to redistricting the State into Supreme Judicial Districts.
SB 398 40-0 (1927) Author: Wood, Ashley Elijah | et. al. Relating to amending Article 816, Chapter 1, of the Revised Civil Statutes of 1925; relating to terms of courts of civil appeals.
HB 79 40-1 (1927) Author: Rawlins, John Allen Relating to amending certain articles of the Revised Civil Statutes relating to appellate jurisdiction co-extensive with the limits of the State, extending to all questions of law arising in the following cases when same have been brought to the Courts of Civil Appeals from final judgment of trial courts.
HB 98 40-1 (1927) Author: Rawlins, John Allen Relating to prescribing what shall constitute the transcript in cases appealed to the Courts of Civil Appeals and repealing Articles 2278 to 2281 inclusive, of the Revised Civil Statutes of 1925, and all other conflicting laws.
HB 148 40-1 (1927) Author: Loftin, Reuben Relating to providing for the filing by the county, district or criminal district attorney of a brief in all cases appealed to the Court of Criminal Appeals, and providing that no fees shall be collected by the county, district or criminal district attorney trying such cases unless said in brief is filed.
SB 74 40-1 (1927) Author: Bailey, John Heywood Relating to amending certain articles of the Revised Civil Statutes so as to provide that the Supreme court shall have appellate jurisdiction co-extensive with the limits of the State, extending to all questions of law arising in the following cases when same have been brought to the Courts of Civil Appeals from final judgment of trial courts.
SB 96 40-1 (1927) Author: Bailey, John Heywood Relating to amending certain chapters of the General Laws of the Regular Session of the Fortieth Legislature relating to terms of each Court of Civil Appeals and vacation of judges of said courts.
SB 97 40-1 (1927) Author: Bailey, John Heywood Relating to regulating equalization of dockets of Courts of Civil Appeals and hearings of cases transferred.
HB 20 39-0 (1925) Author: Kittrell, Sr., Norman Goree Relating to amending certain statute so as to provide for appeals and writs of error from orders granting motions for new trials. House: Judiciary
HB 22 39-0 (1925) Author: Cummings, Emry Spencer Relating to creating the Eleventh Supreme Judicial District of Texas, with Abilene as the site of said court. House: Judicial Districts
HB 192 39-0 (1925) Author: Jacks, Nathaniel Green | et. al. Relating to the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court, specifically over cases in which the court is given jurisdiction to grant writs of error. House: Judiciary
HB 193 39-0 (1925) Author: Jacks, Nathaniel Green | et. al. Relating to the requirement of the Courts of Civil Appeals to make and file conclusions of fact and law in certain cases. House: Judiciary
HB 266 39-0 (1925) Author: Kittrell, Sr., Norman Goree | et. al. Relating to granting the Supreme Court of Texas the power to make and establish all rules of civil procedure for the government of all courts in the state. House: Judiciary
HB 327 39-0 (1925) Author: McFarlane, William Doddridge | et. al. Relating to amending certain statute so as to make the decisions of the court final in all cases in which the county court has original jurisdiction. House: Judiciary
HB 334 39-0 (1925) Author: Rogers, John C. | et. al. Relating to amending certain statute relating to the terms of the various Courts of Appeals of Texas. House: Judiciary
HB 442 39-0 (1925) Author: Dinkle, Clifford Eugene Relating to reorganizing the State of Texas into supreme judicial districts for the purpose of constituting and organizing courts of civil appeals; creating the Twelfth Supreme Judicial District of Texas in Greenville, Texaws. House: Judicial Districts
HB 635 39-0 (1925) Author: Daniel, Roy Joyner Relating to creating the Eleventh Supreme Judicial District of Texas; providing for the organization of a Court of Civil Appeals within the Tenth Supreme Judicial District. House: Judicial Districts
SB 28 39-0 (1925) Author: Hardin, Sr., Carl Clara | et. al. Relating to providing for appeals and writs of error from orders granting motions for new trials. Senate: Civil Jurisprudence
SB 82 39-0 (1925) Author: Fairchild, I. D. | et. al. Relating to amending certain statutes creating the Commission of Appeals of the State of Texas by extending the term of said commission to the last Saturday in June, 1925, and providing for the appointment of judges for said extended term. Senate: Civil Jurisprudence
SB 121 39-0 (1925) Author: Davis, John Relating to amending certain statute regulating the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court by striking out certain section of said statute, as it now exists, and in other respects by specifically naming the cases in which the Supreme Court is given jurisdiction to grant writs of error. Senate: Civil Jurisprudence
SB 122 39-0 (1925) Author: Davis, John Relating to amending certain statute requiring the Courts of Civil Appeals make and file conclusions of fact and law in certain cases, specifically naming the cases in which said court in the future are required to file conclusions of fact and law. Senate: Civil Jurisprudence
SB 170 39-0 (1925) Author: Witt, Edgar E. Relating to what cases the courts of civil appeals shall deliver written opinions in cases pending in such courts. Senate: Civil Jurisprudence
SB 172 39-0 (1925) Author: Wirtz, Alvin Jacob Relating to providing the method of preparing statement of facts in all cases appealed or taken up on writ of error, and for the consideration of same by the appellate courts, and for the inclusion therein of bills of exception. Senate: Civil Jurisprudence
SB 189 39-0 (1925) Author: Hardin, Sr., Carl Clara | et. al. Relating to reorganizing the State of Texas into supreme judicial districts for the purpose of constituting and organizing courts of civil appeals therein; creating the Eleventh Judicial District of Texas, with Eastland as the site of said court; providing for the appointment and qualification of the judges of said Eleventh Supreme Judicial District, and other officers thereof. Senate: Judicial Districts
SB 209 39-0 (1925) Author: Russek, Gus Relating to amending certain statute by taking Fayette County out of the First Supreme Judicial District of Texas and placing it in the Third Supreme Judicial District of Texas. Senate: Judicial Districts
SB 263 39-0 (1925) Author: Parnell, John D. Relating to amending certain Act creating the Ninth Supreme Judicial District of Texas. Senate: Judicial Districts
SB 370 39-0 (1925) Author: Woodward, Walter Calisto Relating to creating a commission in aid of the Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas, regulating their powers and duties, appointment, duration of service, compensation, and providing for stenographer and making an appropriation therefor. Senate: Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 372 39-0 (1925) Author: Price, Lloyd E. Relating to making an appropriation for the support and maintenance of the Court of Civil Appeals at Texarkana. Senate: Judicial Districts
SJR 18 39-0 (1925) Author: Wood, Ashley Elijah Proposing an amendment providing for five judges of the Court of Criminal Appeals. Senate: Constitutional Amendments
HB 363 39-1 (1926) Author: Dinkle, Clifford Eugene | et. al. Relating to reorganizing the State of Texas into supreme judicial districts for the purpose of constituting and organizing Courts of Civil Appeals therin; creating the Twelfth Supreme Judicial District of Texas, with Greenville as the site of said Court; providing for the appointment and qualification of the Judges of said Twelfth Supreme Judicial District, and other officers thereof; providing for the transfer of cases and regulating appeals from the lower courts of the counties constituting said district; providing an appropriation for the maintenance of said Court. House: Judicial Districts
HB 21 38-0 (1923) Author: Baker, Oscar D. "O.D." | et. al. Relating to providing for the appointment of a clerk of the Court of Criminal Appeals; fixing his salary and defining his powers and duties; repealing all laws in conflict herewith.
HB 92 38-0 (1923) Author: Satterwhite, Robert Lee | et. al. Relating to extending the term of the Commission of Appeals of the State of Texas to the last Saturday in June, 1923, and providing for the appointment of judges for said extended term, providing for the extension of said term of said commission as a board of arbitration and appeals from the last Saturday in June, 1923, until terminated, and providing the manner of termination.
HB 128 38-0 (1923) Author: Simpson, Gordon | et. al. Relating to redistricting certain counties.
HB 249 38-0 (1923) Author: Abney, Cary M. | et. al. Relating to defining the appellate jurisdiction of the Supreme Court, and regulating the practice therein.
SB 115 38-0 (1923) Author: Davis, John Relating to providing for procedure when there is conflict between decisions of Courts of Civil Appeals or between decision of Court of Civil Appeals and Supreme Court.
SB 117 38-0 (1923) Author: Davis, John Relating to providing procedure where Courts of Civil Appeals or any one of them may arrive at an opinion or decision in conflict with an opinion theretofore rendered by the Supreme Court or other Court of Civil Appeals on any question of law.
SB 118 38-0 (1923) Author: Davis, John Relating to providing that Courts of Civil Appeals may also upon motion of any party to a cause certify point or points of dissent to Supreme Court even though case may be appealed from county courts as well as to cases appealed from district courts.
SB 123 38-0 (1923) Author: Thomas, Sr., John William | et. al. Relating to providing for the appointment of an attorney for the State before the Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas; fixing his salary and defining his duties.
HB 8 37-0 (1921) Author: Davis, John Relating to a certain Act defining the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of Texas.
HB 19 37-0 (1921) Author: Davis, John Relating to amend a certain Act defining the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of Texas.
HB 65 37-0 (1921) Author: Cox, Ben L. Relating to a certain Act defining the original and appellate jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of Texas and regulating the practice therein.
HB 109 37-0 (1921) Author: Baker, Oscar D. "O.D." Relating to a certain Act regarding the property used by the Court of Criminal Appeals of the State of Texas.
HB 137 37-0 (1921) Author: Burkett, Sr., Joseph W. Relating to a certain Act permitting the filing of typewritten court briefs.
HB 167 37-0 (1921) Author: Crumpton, Sid Relating to a certain Act regarding costs in Supreme Court and Courts of Civil Appeals.
HB 189 37-0 (1921) Author: Beavens, Christopher Conway "Conway" Relating to a certain Act regarding the proceedings in cases in the Supreme Court.
HB 224 37-0 (1921) Author: Rosser, Mark E. | et. al. Relating to amend a certain Act creating the Commission of Appeals of the State of Texas.
HB 257 37-0 (1921) Author: Bonham, Herbert Spencer Relating to a certain Act providing an appeal from the judgment of the district court in contest of elections.
HB 321 37-0 (1921) Author: Davis, John Relating to prescribing what shall constitute the record on appeal to any Court of civil appeals.
HB 322 37-0 (1921) Author: Cox, Ben L. Relating to amend a certain Act regarding the application for writs of error.
HB 374 37-0 (1921) Author: Fly, William Madden Relating to providing for bailiffs to attend sittings of Courts of Civil Appeals
HJR 10 37-0 (1921) Author: Burkett, Sr., Joseph W. Relating to amending a certain Act increasing the members of the Supreme Court of Texas.
SB 16 37-0 (1921) Author: Dorough, Robert Pierce "Bob" Relating to amending Article 1521, defining the jurisdiction of the Supreme court, further limiting the jurisdiction of the said court.
SB 55 37-0 (1921) Author: Carlock, Sr., Robert Lee Relating to providing that in certain cases the Court of Civil Appeals or Supreme Court shall render judgment against the party appealing.
SB 60 37-0 (1921) Author: Davidson, Thomas Whitfield Relating to the publishing of the decisions of the Courts of civil Appeals.
SB 65 37-0 (1921) Author: Carlock, Sr., Robert Lee Relating to the giving of additional supersedeas bond in cases pending on writ of error in Supreme Court or Court of Civil Appeals, etc.
SB 105 37-0 (1921) Author: Russell, John A. Relating to amending a certain Act creating the 10th Supreme Judicial District.
SB 116 37-0 (1921) Author: Murphy, Sr., Charles Alfred Relating to permitting defendants in cases in which requisitions have been issued for them by the Governor and where they appeal their cases to the Court of Criminal Appeals to give bond the same as in other felony cases, etc.
SB 169 37-0 (1921) Author: Murphy, Sr., Charles Alfred Relating to proposing the removal of the Court of Civil Appeals of the First Supreme Judicial District from Galveston to Houston, etc.
SB 224 37-0 (1921) Author: Bailey, John Heywood Relating to fixing and defining the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court.
SB 241 37-0 (1921) Author: Hertzberg, Harry Relating to providing that the Courts of Civil Appeals have the right to appoint bailiffs to attend the sittings of said courts.
SB 276 37-0 (1921) Author: Carlock, Sr., Robert Lee Relating to requiring the giving of additional supersedeas bonds in cases pending.
HB 117 37-1 (1921) Author: Bonham, Herbert Spencer Relating to amending the terms of Courts of Civil Appeals
HB 120 37-1 (1921) Author: Pollard, Sr., Tomas (Thomas) Glover Relating to making the Librarian of the Library of the University of Texas the custodian of the printed reports of the decisions of the Courts of Civil Appeals, the Court of Criminal Appeals, and the Supreme Court of this State and authorizing a transfer of those now on hand in the office of the Secretary of State to the University Library.
SB 20 37-1 (1921) Author: Witt, Edgar E. | et. al. Relating to reversal of criminal cases upon technicalities.
HB 39 36-0 (1919) Author: Childers, E. H. Relating to amending certain articles so as to provide for appeal from the district court to the Court of Civil Appeal in cases of contest for nominations for district, county, precinct and municipal offices.
HB 79 36-0 (1919) Author: Bertram, Robert Elijah | et. al. Relating to repealing certain statute fixing the terms of the Supreme Court.
HB 86 36-0 (1919) Author: Johnson, Thomas S. Relating to amending certain statutes providing for the printing, publication and sale of the reports of the decisions of the Supreme Court, Court of Criminal Appeals and the Courts of Civil Appeals of the State of Texas, and repealing certain statute concerning said reports.
HB 239 36-0 (1919) Author: Murphy, Sr., Charles Alfred | et. al. Relating to permitting defendants, in cases in which requisitions have been issued for them by the Governor and where they appeal their cases to the Court of Criminal Appeals, to give bond the same as defendants in other felony cases.
HB 243 36-0 (1919) Author: Davis, John Relating to amending certain statute in reference to consideration of assignments of error and cases on their merits by the appellate courts of Texas.
HB 286 36-0 (1919) Author: Miller, Barry Relating to permitting the several Chief Justices of Courts of Civil Appeals to sell any books in their respective departments not needed by such department, and reinvesting the proceed of such sale in other books, or exchanging books for other needed books, and requiring them to report such transactions to the Comptroller.
HB 348 36-0 (1919) Author: Vaughan, Benjamin F. "Ben" Relating to amending certain statute relating to writs of errors by prescribing that in all cases where the same is allowed, that writs of error be sued out within ninety (90) days after the rendition of final judgment.
HB 414 36-0 (1919) Author: Brown, Sr., Marvin H. Relating to amending certain Act creating a court to be styled the Commission of Appeals of the State of Texas so as to provide for the continuation of such court until the last Saturday in June 1923.
HB 621 36-0 (1919) Author: Brown, Sr., Marvin H. Relating to conferring upon the Court of Criminal Appeals and the clerk of said court in original cases filed in said court all of the powers conferred by the laws of this State upon the district courts and the clerks thereof in the issuance of subpoenas for the attendance of witnesses and all other process; making an appropriation to pay witness fees and costs.
HJR 26 36-0 (1919) Author: King, Thomas B. Proposing an amendment to the Judiciary Article (Article 5) of the Constitution of this State.
SB 32 36-0 (1919) Author: Dean, William Luther Relating to increasing the salaries of the Judges of the Supreme Court and of the Court of Criminal Appeals, and judges of the Courts of Civil Appeals and District Courts of this State.
SB 33 36-0 (1919) Author: Dean, William Luther Relating to amending certain statute defining the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court by further limiting the jurisdiction of said court.
SB 38 36-0 (1919) Author: Williford, Robert Lee Relating to amending certain statutes relating to appeals in the granting, refusing to grant, dissolving and refusing to dissolve injunctions; providing that the Transcript may be filed in the court of civil appeals not later than twenty days after the entry of such order or judgment of record.
SB 56 36-0 (1919) Author: Witt, Edgar E. | et. al. Relating to providing for the compensation of the clerk of the Court of Civil Appeals of the Third Supreme Judicial District, the appointment of a deputy and the disposition of the costs to be collected by said clerk.
SB 87 36-0 (1919) Author: Bailey, John Heywood Relating to amending certain acts providing for the printing, publication and sale of the reports of the decisions of the various courts of the State and repealing certain other acts concerning said reports.
SB 119 36-0 (1919) Author: Carlock, Sr., Robert Lee Relating to amending certain articles so as to provide, in substance, that when the judgment of the lower court is affirmed or reversed and rendered, that the Court of Civil Appeals or the Supreme Court in which said suit is pending, shall at the same time render judgment against the party appealing, together with the sureties on the appeal, or Superdedeas Bond for the amount of the judgment so rendered, and providing that said court shall make disposition as to costs as may be deemed proper.
SB 182 36-0 (1919) Author: Westbrook, Ed Relating to providing that statement of facts in civil cases shall be filed in the Courts of Civil Appeals within ninety (90) day after an appeal has been perfected or the adjournment of the court at which the case was tried. Senate: Civil Jurisprudence
SB 222 36-0 (1919) Author: Caldwell, Walter Douglass Relating to amending certain statute by allowing extra compensation to the first deputy clerk of the Supreme Clerk for additional services rendered in the discharge of the increased duties in the office occasioned by the creation of the Commission of Appeals. Senate: Civil Jurisprudence
SB 261 36-0 (1919) Author: Caldwell, Walter Douglass | et. al. Relating to providing for the compensation of the Clerks of the Courts of Civil Appeals of Texas; authorizing the employment of a Deputy Clerk, and providing for the disposition of all costs collected by such clerks. House: Judiciary
Senate: Civil Jurisprudence
SB 372 36-0 (1919) Author: Carlock, Sr., Robert Lee | et. al. Relating to providing for the payment of witnesses brought before the Court of Criminal Appeals on any hearings requiring the production of oral testimony; providing that such witnesses shall receive the same compensation as witnesses in ordinary felony cases, and that the officers summoning said witnesses shall be paid the same fees as for like services in ordinary felony cases. Senate: Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 380 36-0 (1919) Author: Carlock, Sr., Robert Lee | et. al. Relating to conferring upon the Court of Criminal Appeals and the Clerk of said Court in original cases filed in said court all of the powers conferred by the laws of this State upon the District Courts and the clerks thereof in the issuance of subpoenas for the attendance of witnesses and all other process. House: Judiciary
Senate: Civil Jurisprudence
HB 118 36-2 (1919) Author: Rosser, Mark E. Relating to amending certain laws so as to require the Clerk of the Court of Civil Appeals to collect and pay into the Treasury of the State all cost and fees that are to be collected.
HB 186 36-2 (1919) Author: Crumpton, Sid Relating to amending certain laws relating to the employment and salaries of stenographers of Courts of Civil Appeals.
SB 52 36-2 (1919) Author: Dean, William Luther Relating to continuing the Commission of Appeals until last Saturday in June 1922.
SB 131 36-2 (1919) Author: Dorough, Robert Pierce "Bob" Relating to amending certain laws relating the employment and salaries of stenographers of Courts of Civil Appeals.
HB 36 35-0 (1917) Author: Carlock, Sr., Robert Lee Relating to creating a Commission of Appeals and to define the powers and duties thereof; and the furnishing of rooms for their use in the Capitol.
HB 38 35-0 (1917) Author: Carlock, Sr., Robert Lee Relating to defining the original and appellate jurisdiction of the Supreme Court, and regulating the practice therein.
HB 39 35-0 (1917) Author: Carlock, Sr., Robert Lee | et. al. Relating to relieving the crowded condition of the dockets of the Supreme Court by further regulating the mode in which and the conditions on which judgments of the Courts of Civil Appeals may be brought before the Supreme Court for revision, granting additional powers to the Chief Justice and the Associate Justices of the Supreme Court and of the Courts of Civil Appeals.
HB 93 35-0 (1917) Author: Osborne, Stonewall J. Relating to amending Code of Criminal Procedure, providing that appeal bonds or recognizances shall remain in full force and effect in case of reversal by Court of Criminal Appeals until case has been finally disposed of by lower courts.
HB 110 35-0 (1917) Author: Jones, R. H. | et. al. Relating to jurisdiction of the Supreme Court.
HB 155 35-0 (1917) Author: Robertson, J. Ben Relating to payment of salary to clerks of Courts of Civil Appeals.
HB 253 35-0 (1917) Author: Thompson, R. D. | et. al. Relating to defining the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court.
HB 284 35-0 (1917) Author: Carlock, Sr., Robert Lee Relating to requiring the giving of an additional supersedeas bond in cases pending on appeal or writ of error in the Supreme Court or the Courts of Civil Appeal wherever the execution of the original bond becomes insufficient by reason of the death or insolvency of the sureties.
HB 332 35-0 (1917) Author: Schlesinger, William Relating to providing for an appeal from interlocutory orders overruling motions to vacate orders appointing receivers.
HB 394 35-0 (1917) Author: Carlock, Sr., Robert Lee Relating to providing relief for the Courts of Civil Appeals.
HB 396 35-0 (1917) Author: Schlesinger, William Relating to providing that property on which liens are given shall not be set aside as exempt property until the debts secured by such lien have been discharged.
HB 538 35-0 (1917) Author: Fitzpatrick, Sr., Frank M. | et. al. Relating to creating a Tenth Supreme Judicial District of Texas and providing for the organization of a Court of Civil Appeals within said District, and reorganizing the Second, Third, and Fifth Supreme Judicial Districts.
HB 556 35-0 (1917) Author: Smith, Fritz R. Relating to defining the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court and regulating practice therein.
HB 719 35-0 (1917) Author: Robertson, J. Ben | et. al. Relating to providing for discontinuing the publication of the reports of the Courts of Civil Appeals.
HB 772 35-0 (1917) Author: Fitzpatrick, Sr., Frank M. Relating to fixing the terms of the Court of Criminal Appeals
HB 773 35-0 (1917) Author: Fitzpatrick, Sr., Frank M. Relating to fixing the terms of the Court of Civil Appeals.
HB 774 35-0 (1917) Author: Fitzpatrick, Sr., Frank M. Relating to fixing the terms of the Supreme Court of Texas.
SB 5 35-0 (1917) Author: Westbrook, Ed Relating to defining the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court.
SB 35 35-0 (1917) Author: Henderson, John Morgan Relating to amending laws defining the original and appellate jurisdiction of the Supreme Court and regulating practice therein.
SB 76 35-0 (1917) Author: Suiter, William David "Will" Relating to amending certain laws in reference to appeals to the Court of Civil Appeals, stating in what cases allowed.
SB 98 35-0 (1917) Author: Bee, Carlos Relating to providing for salaries of Clerks of the Courts of Civil Appeals and the payment of costs collected by said clerks into the State Treasury.
SB 206 35-0 (1917) Author: Bee, Carlos Relating to regulating the mode in which and the conditions on which judgments of the Courts of Civil Appeals may be brought before the Supreme Court for revision, granting additional powers to the chief justice and associate justices of the Supreme Court and of the Courts of Civil Appeals; providing for compensation of certain justices of the Courts of Civil Appeals while acting as herein provided.
HB 67 35-4 (1918) Author: DeBogory, Eugene | et. al. Relating to creating a Commission of Appeals.
HB 68 35-4 (1918) Author: DeBogory, Eugene | et. al. Relating to defining the appellate Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of Texas.
HB 69 35-4 (1918) Author: Thomason, Robert Ewing Relating to creating the Supreme Court of Appeals, defining its jurisdiction, providing for the appointment and election of judges thereof and for the transferring of causes thereto by the Supreme Court.
HB 72 35-4 (1918) Author: Carlock, Sr., Robert Lee Relating to creating a Commission of Appeals.
HB 73 35-4 (1918) Author: Carlock, Sr., Robert Lee Relating to defining appellate jurisdiction of courts of civil appeals.
HB 74 35-4 (1918) Author: Carlock, Sr., Robert Lee Relating to amending certain acts defining the appellate jurisdiction of the Supreme Court.
SB 28 35-4 (1918) Author: Dean, William Luther Relating to creating a Court to be styled the Commission of Appeals of the State of Texas.
SB 70 35-4 (1918) Author: Hudspeth, Claude Benton Relating to amending Article 921 of the Code of Criminal procedure; relating to appeals from Justices' and other inferior courts.
SB 78 35-4 (1918) Author: Johnson, Willard Arnold Relating to repealing certain laws and to create a Supreme Court of Civil Appeals, making an appropriation.
SB 96 35-4 (1918) Author: Smith, Lon A. Relating to amending certain laws creating the Ninth Supreme Judicial District and providing that Panola County shall constitute a part of the Sixth Supreme Judicial District.
HB 77 34-0 (1915) Author: McDowell, Edmond Andrews | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute organizing the Ninth Supreme Judicial District and reorganizing the first and the sixth Judicial Districts.
HB 96 34-0 (1915) Author: Burges, Richard Fenner Relating to fixing the salaries of the stenographers of the several courts of Civil Appeals.
HB 99 34-0 (1915) Author: Boner, Charles Wilbur Relating to amending a certain Statute defining the appellate jurisdiction of the Supreme Court and regulating practice therein.
HB 103 34-0 (1915) Author: Williford, Robert Lee Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to appeals in civil suits wherein a Temporary writ of Inunction may be granted, refused, dissolved or perpetuated.
HB 149 34-0 (1915) Author: Caldwell, Walter Douglass Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to the employment of stenographers by the Courts of Civil Appeals.
HB 195 34-0 (1915) Author: Calhoun, Benjamin A. | et. al. Relating to amending certain laws providing for places where courts of civil appeals shall be held.
HB 269 34-0 (1915) Author: Crudgington, Jonathan Wilford Relating to amending a certain Statute providing for the appointment by the Supreme Court of stenographers for that court, and fixing their salaries, and making an appropriation therefor.
HB 404 34-0 (1915) Author: Russell, Angus T. Relating to amending certain laws relating to appeals in cases of felony so as to render recognizance effect when cases are reversed.
HB 411 34-0 (1915) Author: Furrh, James Brooke | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute defining the original and appellate jurisdiction of the Supreme Court and regulating practice therein.
HB 422 34-0 (1915) Author: Crudgington, Jonathan Wilford Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to appeals in the granting, refusal to grant, dissolving and refusing to dissolve injunctions.
HB 459 34-0 (1915) Author: Smith, Asher Richardson Relating to amending certain laws relating to cases brought up from inferior courts so as to provide that new parties may be made after said cases have been brought up.
HB 655 34-0 (1915) Author: Burges, Richard Fenner Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to appeals of parties unable to pay or secure costs of appeal.
HB 672 34-0 (1915) Author: Lewelling, Dwight Lyman Relating to prohibiting the reversal of any case for any error unless the evidence shall conclusively show that the defendant's rights were not protected and that such injustice has been done as that another trial would probably result in a different verdict.
HJR 35 34-0 (1915) Author: Crudgington, Jonathan Wilford Proposing a constiutional amendment reorganizing and constitution the Supreme Court and increasing the number of judges to sixteen; authorizing the Legislature to diminish or increase the number of Judges as they deem proper.
SB 4 34-0 (1915) Author: Bailey, Louis Hart Relating to amending certain laws relating to the 9th Supreme Judicial District of Texas.
SB 61 34-0 (1915) Author: King, Steve M. Relating to creating the Ninth Supreme Judicial District of Texas, and providing for the organization of a Court of Civil Appeals within the Ninth Supreme Judicial District of Texas.
SB 85 34-0 (1915) Author: Bee, Carlos Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to the employment of stenographers by the Courts of Civil Appeals.
SB 155 34-0 (1915) Author: Bee, Carlos Relating to amending a certain Statute providing for the appointment by the Supreme Court of stenographers; fixing their salaries and making an appropriation therefor.
SB 168 34-0 (1915) Author: Morrow, Wright Chalfant Relating to amending a certain Statute providing for the transfer of causes from the various courts of civil appeals and providing the manner thereof.
SB 365 34-0 (1915) Author: Lattimore, Offa Shivers Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to cases brought up from inferior courts so as to provide that new parties may be made after said cases have been brought up.
SB 404 34-0 (1915) Author: Hudspeth, Claude Benton Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to appeals of parties unable to pay or secure costs of appeal.
SJR 3 34-0 (1915) Author: Morrow, Wright Chalfant Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that the State Supreme Court shall consist of a chief justice and four associate justices; describing their qualifications, tenure of office and compensation.
HB 47 33-0 (1913) Author: Fuller, Franklin Oliver Relating to providing for the printing, binding, publication and sale of the reports of the decisions of the Supreme Court, Court of Criminal Appeals, and Courts of Civil Appeals of the State of Texas.
HB 117 33-0 (1913) Author: Tarver, William Allen Relating to defining the original and appellate jurisdiction of the Supreme Court, and regulating practice therein.
HB 126 33-0 (1913) Author: Rogers, A. D. Relating to judgments for costs in cases of appeal and certiorari.
HB 177 33-0 (1913) Author: Hunter, Samuel J. "Sam" Relating to apportioning the State into six Supreme Judicial Districts, instead of eight.
HB 220 33-0 (1913) Author: Harris, Eugene L. Relating to creating the 6th, 7th, and 8th Supreme Judicial Districts and providing for the organization of a Courts of Civil Appeals with the 7th and 8th Supreme Judicial Districts.
HB 280 33-0 (1913) Author: Lane, Hunter P. Relating to creating a commission of appeals.
HB 292 33-0 (1913) Author: Cooper, Jr., Samuel Bronson | et. al. Relating to creating the Seventh, Eighth and Ninth Supreme Judicial Districts and to organize a court of civil appeals within the Ninth Supreme Judicial District.
HB 295 33-0 (1913) Author: Haxthausen, Sr., August (Von) Relating to the salaries of the judges of the Supreme Court, Court of Criminal Appeals, and the Courts of Civil Appeals.
HB 318 33-0 (1913) Author: Wortham, Louis J. Relating to making an appropriations to pay salaries of judges, and for the support of the judicial department.
HB 326 33-0 (1913) Author: Brown, E. R. Relating to providing for speedy hearing and final disposition of certain causes.
HB 358 33-0 (1913) Author: Williams, Newton Barber "Newt" | et. al. Fixing the salaries of the judges of the Supreme Court and the Courts of Appeals.
HB 510 33-0 (1913) Author: McAskill, Duncan Alexander Relating to the costs of printing briefs and motions, in certain civil cases on appeal.
HB 518 33-0 (1913) Author: McDaniel, Ernest Ashley "Earnest Mack" | et. al. Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes in reference to judgments in the Court of Civil Appeals.
HB 562 33-0 (1913) Author: Hunt, Joseph Clark Relating to amending the Revised Statutes with reference to assignments or error and adding Section 1612a.
HB 588 33-0 (1913) Author: Hunter, Samuel J. "Sam" | et. al. Relating to fixing the terms of the Supreme Court and Courts of Civil Appeals allowing two months vacation instead of three.
HB 751 33-0 (1913) Author: Bartley, Thomas M. Relating to amending the Revised Statutes relating to salary of stenographers for the Court of Civil Appeals to provide that such Stenographers shall act as bailiffs for such Courts.
HB 884 33-0 (1913) Author: Lewelling, Dwight Lyman | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the reversal of any case for any error unless the evidence shall conclusively show that the defendant's rights were not protected and that such injustice has been done to the defendant as that another trial would probably result in a different verdict.
HJR 7 33-0 (1913)
HJR 21 33-0 (1913)
HJR 22 33-0 (1913)
SB 66 33-0 (1913) Author: Vaughan, Horace Worth Relating to defining the original and appellate jurisdiction of the Supreme Court, and regulating practice therein.
SB 80 33-0 (1913) Author: Warren, Robert Lee Relating to appellate procedure in civil and criminal cases, prescribing the circumstances under which a judgment appealed from may be reversed, set aside or a new trial granted by the appellate courts of this state.
SB 145 33-0 (1913) Author: Conner, Robert P. Relating to amending article 7057 Title 120 of the Revised Civil Statutes of Texas 1911 as to the salary of the Chief Justice of the supreme court and the several justices' thereof.
SB 146 33-0 (1913) Author: Nugent, Clinton W. | et. al. Relating to creating the Sixth Supreme Judicial District, to create the Seventh and Eighth Supreme Judicial Districts, and to create the Ninth Supreme Judicial District, and to provide for the organization of a Court of Civil Appeals within the Sixth Supreme Judicial District of Texas.
SB 150 33-0 (1913) Author: Watson, Quintus Ultimus | et. al. Relating to fixing the salaries of the judges of the Supreme Court, and Court of Criminal Appeals, and the Courts of Civil Appeals, in this State.
SB 259 33-0 (1913) Author: Conner, Robert P. Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes in reference to judgments in the court of Civil Appeals.
SB 260 33-0 (1913) Author: Conner, Robert P. Relating to amending chapter 15 of the Revised Civil Statutes relating to judgments in the district and county courts, and to add article 1997a to said chapter.
SB 340 33-0 (1913) Author: Willacy, John G. Relating to making appropriations to pay salaries of judges, and for the support of the Judicial Department of the State, for two years, beginning September 1, 1913, and ending August 31, 1915.
SJR 9 33-0 (1913)
SJR 10 33-0 (1913)
HB 15 33-2 (1914) Author: Hunter, Samuel J. "Sam" | et. al. Relating to creating a Commission of Arbitration and Award.
HB 7 33-3 (1914) Author: Hunter, Samuel J. "Sam" | et. al. Relating to creating a Board of Arbitration and Award to be styled "The Commission of Appeals of Texas".
HB 11 33-3 (1914) Author: Henry, Lewis H. "Lewie" | et. al. Relating to defining the original and appellate jurisdiction of the Supreme Court, and regulating practice therein.
SB 6 33-3 (1914) Author: Cowell, Silas Benjamin | et. al. Relating to providing for the appointment by the supreme court of six supreme court commissioners to be divided into two divisions.
SB 10 32-0 (1911) Relating to amending Article 21, Title 4, of the Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, and to amend an Act creating the Sixth Supreme Judicial District of Texas, and to create the Seventh and Eighth Supreme Judicial Districts of Texas, and to provide for the organization of a Court of Civil Appeals within the Seventh Supreme Judicial District of Texas, and to providing for the organization of a Court of Civil Appeals within the Eighth Supreme Judicial District of Texas.
SB 86 32-0 (1911) Relating to amending Article 21, Title 4, of the Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, and to amend an Act creating the Sixth Supreme Judicial District of Texas, and to create the Seventh and Eighth Supreme Judicial Districts of Texas, and to provide for the organization of a Court of Civil Appeals within the Seventh Supreme Judicial District of Texas, and to providing for the organization of a Court of Civil Appeals within the Eighth Supreme Judicial District of Texas.
SB 12 32-1 (1911) Relating to regulating proceedings upon application for writs of error from Courts of Civil Appeals to the Supreme Court.
HB 58 31-0 (1909) Relating to amending Article 1050, and to repeal Article 1051, Chapter twenty-three, Title XXVII of the Revised Statutes of the State of Texas, relating to terms of the Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas, and to locate the Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas, and to locate the Court of Criminal Appeals at Austin, Texas.
SB 300 31-0 (1909) Relating to providing for the sale, disposition or removal of any and all property of the State of Texas, which is or has been used by the Court of Criminal Appeals of the State of Texas, at Tyler and Dallas, Texas; to provide for the removal to Austin, Texas, of any of such property not so sold.
HB 16 31-1 (1909) Relating to amending Article 1019, Title XXVII, Chapter 16, of the Revised Civil Statutes of the State of Texas, relating to appearance by brief of attorney for either party in the courts of civil appeals.
SB 58 30-0 (1907) Relating to creating the Sixth Supreme Judicial District of Texas, and to providing for the organization of a Court of Civil Appeals within and for the Sixth Supreme Judicial District of Texas.
SB 214 30-0 (1907) Relating to providing for the publication of the Appellate Court Reports.

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