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HB 76 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to certain conditions of suspension or renewal of a driver's license. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1125 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to the amount of a fine or cost imposed in a criminal case by a justice or municipal court and to the court's authority to order a defendant confined in jail for failure to pay a fine or cost or for contempt. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1264 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffines, Don
Relating to the concurrent jurisdiction of certain municipal courts in certain criminal cases punishable by fine only. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1302 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Rodney Relating to the prosecution of certain offenses involving the operation of an overweight vehicle. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1349 85-0 (2017) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to judicial and law enforcement authority in certain municipalities on a segment of a highway or street that abuts property located in the municipality. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1749 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the expunction of arrest records and files relating to an offense punishable by fine only; authorizing a fee. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4147 85-0 (2017) Author: Kacal, Kyle
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to a defendant's right to appeal from a judgment or conviction in a municipal court of record. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1335 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the amount of a fine or cost imposed in a criminal case by a justice or municipal court and to the court's authority to order a defendant confined in jail for failure to pay a fine or cost or for contempt. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2157 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to parking privileges for people with disabilities; authorizing a fee; amending dismissal procedures for a criminal offense. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 107 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to the fine imposed on a student convicted of truancy. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 274 84-0 (2015) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Relating to the enforcement of municipal rules, ordinances, or police regulations prohibiting illegal dumping; increasing a penalty. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 538 84-0 (2015) Author: Spitzer, Stuart Relating to judicial and law enforcement authority in certain municipalities on a segment of a highway or street that abuts property located in the municipality. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 749 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the dismissal of a case within the jurisdiction of a municipal court if a peace officer fails to appear for trial. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 897 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to the recording of a proceeding in a municipal court in San Antonio. House: Urban Affairs Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 1230 84-0 (2015) Author: Anderson, Rodney Relating to the prosecution of certain offenses involving the operation of an overweight vehicle. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
HB 1386 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the prohibition of more than one counsel appearing in a misdemeanor case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1594 84-0 (2015) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to increasing the punishment for contempt of court by certain juveniles in a justice or municipal court. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 1694 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the jurisdiction of certain county criminal courts in Tarrant County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2398 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Relating to court jurisdiction and procedures relating to truancy; establishing judicial donation trust funds; providing criminal penalties; imposing a court cost. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2657 84-0 (2015) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to jurisdiction and court administration of the El Paso Criminal Law Magistrate Court. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2700 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the release of bulk criminal history record information by certain individuals and agencies. House: Government Transparency & Operation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3432 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the option of providing electronic recordings of proceedings in the municipal court of record for the City of Houston. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3855 84-0 (2015) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the courts authorized to hear certain matters relating to a capias pro fine. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 4045 84-0 (2015) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to the issuance of certain search warrants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4103 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to oaths and affirmations of certain judges of municipal courts. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 4104 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the disposition of fines and costs imposed on an appeal of a misdemeanor case from municipal court. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 290 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the recording of a proceeding in a municipal court in San Antonio. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 291 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the jurisdiction of a county court at law in Tarrant County. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
SB 631 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: Larson, Lyle
Relating to the authority of certain contiguous municipalities to agree to extend municipal court jurisdiction. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 873 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Moody, Joe
Relating to the courts authorized to hear certain matters relating to a capias pro fine. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1040 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the courts authorized to hear certain matters relating to a capias pro fine. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1847 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the option of providing electronic recordings of proceedings in the municipal court of record for the City of Houston. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1960 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the release of bulk criminal history record information by certain individuals and agencies. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 438 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the courts authorized to issue an occupational driver's license. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 989 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the fine or penalty for violation of a municipal rule, ordinance, or police regulation and municipal court jurisdiction to enforce certain violations. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1178 83-0 (2013) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to municipal judicial and law enforcement authority on a segment of a highway or street that abuts property located in a municipality. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1222 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to venue for certain alleged violations or offenses under the Water Safety Act. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 1416 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the option of providing electronic recordings of proceedings in the municipal court of record for the City of Houston. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1656 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to funding for emergency medical air transportation provided to patients enrolled in the state Medicaid program; imposing a surcharge. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2025 83-0 (2013) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the concurrent jurisdiction of the municipal courts of certain neighboring municipalities to hear criminal cases. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 2511 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the option of providing electronic recordings of proceedings in the municipal court of record for the City of Houston. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
HB 3059 83-0 (2013) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to fines and court costs imposed on a child in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3561 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the proceedings of certain municipal courts held in the corporate limits of a contiguous incorporated municipality. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 395 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to fines and court costs imposed on a child in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 501 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to venue for certain alleged violations or offenses under the Water Safety Act. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 574 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the option of providing electronic recordings of proceedings in the municipal court of record for the City of Houston. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 331 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the authority of the governing body of a municipality to create a municipal court equal justice and education fund and to require certain defendants to pay court costs for deposit in the fund. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered in Calendars
HB 567 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to authorizing justice, municipal, and juvenile courts to obtain evidence that certain minors are in compliance with mandatory school attendance requirements and suspend driver's licenses or permits for failure to comply. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 904 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to court costs imposed on conviction and deposited to the municipal court building security fund. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 984 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to agreements between neighboring municipalities regarding jurisdiction of cases in municipal courts. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 1014 82-0 (2011) Author: Legler, Ken Relating to appointment of a municipal judge to serve as a visiting justice of the peace in certain proceedings involving misdemeanor traffic offenses. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1261 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to court costs imposed on conviction and deposited to the municipal court technology fund. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1889 82-0 (2011) Author: Burkett, Cindy
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in the city of Mesquite. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 1/1/12
HB 1962 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the programs that a justice or municipal court may require a juvenile offender to attend and to the payment of related program costs. House: Corrections Considered in Calendars
HB 2174 82-0 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al. Relating to funding for basic civil legal services, indigent defense, and judicial technical support through certain fees and court costs and to the establishment of the judicial access and improvement account. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2552 82-0 (2011) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to the regulation of certain businesses using sanitary sewer services of certain municipalities. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3434 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to continuing judicial training. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil 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 3475 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the recusal and disqualification of municipal judges. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3603 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John Relating to the distribution of money appropriated from a municipal court building security fund. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3807 82-0 (2011) Author: Woolley, Beverly Relating to the option of providing electronic recordings of proceedings in the municipal court of record for the City of Houston. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
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 519 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will | et. al.
Relating to the period during which a motion for a new trial in a criminal proceeding in a justice or municipal court must be made. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 726 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the judicial access and improvement account to provide funding for basic civil legal services, indigent defense, and judicial technical support through certain county service fees and court costs imposed to fund the account. Senate: Finance Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1489 82-0 (2011) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry
Relating to educational, juvenile justice, and criminal justice responses to truancy. House: Corrections
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1514 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in the city of Mesquite. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1521 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete | et. al.
Relating to the distribution of money appropriated from a municipal court building security fund. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 1677 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to court costs imposed on conviction and deposited to the municipal court building security fund. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1678 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to court costs imposed on conviction and deposited to the municipal court technology fund. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 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 1850 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to appeals regarding cruelly treated animals. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1879 82-0 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the option of providing electronic recordings of proceedings in the municipal court of record for the City of Houston. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 34 82-1 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to funding for basic civil legal services, indigent defense, and judicial technical support through certain fees and court costs and to the establishment of the judicial access and improvement account. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
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
SB 23 82-1 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose | et. al. Relating to funding for basic civil legal services, indigent defense, and judicial technical support through certain fees and court costs and to the establishment of the judicial access and improvement account. Co-author authorized
HB 122 81-0 (2009) Author: Straus, Joe Relating to the use of certain court costs in a criminal case for municipal programs enhancing public safety and security. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 288 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to authorizing a justice or municipal court to grant an occupational driver's license. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 414 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the appointment of a municipal judge in the City of Lubbock. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 423 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to authorizing a judge of a municipal court to conduct a marriage ceremony. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1399 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the powers and duties of municipal court judges. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1421 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to the use of certain court costs in a criminal case for municipal programs enhancing public safety and security. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1765 81-0 (2009) Author: Woolley, Beverly Relating to the concurrent jurisdiction of certain municipal courts in certain criminal cases punishable by fine only. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2034 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the issuance of certain search warrants by certain municipal courts. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
HB 2646 81-0 (2009) Author: Kent, Carol | et. al. Relating to the civil jurisdiction of a municipal court of record. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3585 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the payment of a special expense fee on a grant of deferred disposition in a justice or municipal court. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3879 81-0 (2009) Author: Miklos, Robert Relating to the option of providing electronic recordings of proceedings in the municipal court of record for the City of Houston. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4357 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the authority of a justice or municipal court over certain juvenile offenders and their parents. House: Corrections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4657 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to municipal courts of record in the city of San Antonio. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 4742 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the preservation of a record in a proceeding in a municipal court of record in Austin. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 4750 81-0 (2009) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the appointment of magistrates in the White Settlement municipal courts. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 4820 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to the preservation of a record in a proceeding in a municipal court of record in San Antonio. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
SB 412 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to the placement of a defendant on deferred disposition in a justice or municipal court. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 415 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Kent, Carol | et. al.
Relating to the court in which certain persons charged with misdemeanors punishable by fine only may be arraigned. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 416 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to additional court costs for certain traffic offenses that occur in a municipality. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 420 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the performance evaluation criteria for judges employed by a municipality. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 446 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Corte, Jr., Frank
Relating to the use of certain court costs in a criminal case for municipal programs enhancing public safety and security. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 632 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the authority of the governing body of a municipality to create a municipal court equal justice and education fund and to require certain defendants to pay court costs for deposit in the fund. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 935 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to authorizing a judge of a municipal court to conduct a marriage ceremony. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
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 1504 81-0 (2009) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Woolley, Beverly
Relating to the concurrent jurisdiction of certain municipal courts in certain criminal cases punishable by fine only. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 742 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to authorizing a justice or municipal court to grant an occupational driver's license. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 1147 80-0 (2007) Author: Harless, Patricia | et. al. Relating to erecting certain signs on certain rights-of-way; providing penalties. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1482 80-0 (2007) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in the city of Laredo. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 1909 80-0 (2007) Author: Bolton, Valinda Relating to the composition of a juvenile board. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2119 80-0 (2007) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the issuance of certain search warrants by certain municipal courts. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2617 80-0 (2007) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in the city of Laredo. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 2949 80-0 (2007) Author: Merritt, Tommy
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to certain fees in the administration of the teen court program in the Texas-Louisiana border region. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3428 80-0 (2007) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the payment of court costs required in connection with the suspension of sentence and deferral of final disposition in certain misdemeanor traffic cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3682 80-0 (2007) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to deferred disposition of certain traffic offenses by certain holders of out-of-state driver's licenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 395 80-0 (2007) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to dismissal of the charge in certain traffic offense cases. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Law Enforcement
SB 397 80-0 (2007) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
Relating to the administration of an oath in this state. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 767 80-0 (2007) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to jurisdiction over and punishment of certain misdemeanor offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 2009 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Garcia, Juan | et. al.
Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in the city of Corpus Christi. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 111 79-0 (2005) Author: Wong, Martha Relating to allowing a municipality to set the amount of a fine for the violation of a municipal ordinance. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 596 79-0 (2005) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the appointment of judges to the City of Amarillo municipal court. House: Judiciary
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
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 1556 79-0 (2005) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to persons who are authorized to conduct a marriage ceremony. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 2206 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to authorizing a justice or municipal court to grant an occupational driver's license. House: Law Enforcement Left pending in committee
HB 2509 79-0 (2005) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to jurisdiction of a municipal court over an action to enforce certain vehicle dealer and manufacturer license plate laws. House: Judiciary
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3130 79-0 (2005) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to certain procedures for the handling of criminal cases in justice or municipal court. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 670 79-0 (2005) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the appointment of judges to the City of Amarillo municipal court. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 737 79-0 (2005) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Driver, Joe
Relating to the prosecution of offenses involving the operating or loading of an overweight vehicle in violation of certain laws. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
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 1039 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to jurisdiction of a municipal court over an action to enforce certain vehicle dealer and manufacturer license plate laws. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1783 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the consequences of a prosecution or conviction of an offense in justice or municipal court and to the disposition of certain records relating to those prosecutions and convictions. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 64 79-2 (2005) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to persons who are authorized to conduct a marriage ceremony. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 1066 78-0 (2003) Author: Goodman, Toby
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to the continuance of the municipal court technology fund and the purposes for which the fund may be used. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1729 78-0 (2003) Author: Merritt, Tommy
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to the municipal court of record for the City of Longview. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2023 78-0 (2003) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to the jurisdiction of a municipal or justice court in certain proceedings involving juveniles. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 2083 78-0 (2003) Author: Campbell, Scott Relating to certain municipal courts of record. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2253 78-0 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the jurisdiction of justice and municipal courts in proceedings involving juveniles. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 2686 78-0 (2003) Author: Baxter, Todd Relating to the sufficiency of municipal court complaints. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2799 78-0 (2003) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the application of the Uniform Municipal Courts of Record Act. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 3241 78-0 (2003) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the prosecution and adjudication of an offense in justice or municipal courts. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3603 78-0 (2003) Author: Smith, Todd
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to the appointment or election of judges of municipal courts of record in the City of Bedford. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 3624 78-0 (2003) Author: Quintanilla, Chente
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to electronic recordings of proceedings in the municipal court of record for the City of El Paso. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1290 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the consequences of a prosecution or conviction of an offense in justice or municipal court and to the disposition of certain records relating to those prosecutions and convictions. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 458 77-0 (2001) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the period during which a justice, municipal, or juvenile court may defer proceedings against certain persons for purposes of attending a teen court program. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 822 77-0 (2001) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the deferral of proceedings in a justice, municipal, or juvenile court against certain persons for purposes of attending a teen court program. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 862 77-0 (2001) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the remedies available to a person to abate a public nuisance in a municipality. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 882 77-0 (2001) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the period during which a justice, municipal, or juvenile court may defer proceedings against certain persons for purposes of attending a teen court program. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 1355 77-0 (2001) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Bullard. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 1394 77-0 (2001) Author: Berman, Leo
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Bullard. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1549 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to the sealing of files and records of a person prosecuted for failure to attend school. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 1906 77-0 (2001) Author: Truitt, Vicki | et. al. Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Westlake located in Tarrant and Denton counties. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 1907 77-0 (2001) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al. Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Trophy Club located in Tarrant and Denton counties. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 2053 77-0 (2001) Author: Clark, Ron
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to municipal courts of record. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Tabled in committee
HB 2270 77-0 (2001) Author: Bailey, Kevin
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the jurisdiction of municipal courts of record over health and safety and nuisance abatement ordinances. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2410 77-0 (2001) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the authority of a justice or municipal court to waive payment of fines and costs imposed on certain indigent defendants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2431 77-0 (2001) Author: Counts, David Relating to special license plates for a municipal judge. House: Transportation Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2559 77-0 (2001) Author: Jones, Elizabeth
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the jurisdiction of a municipal court. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2867 77-0 (2001) Author: Sadler, Paul Relating to certain offenses occurring on school property or at a school-sponsored or school-related activity as conduct indicating a need for supervision in certain counties. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 2917 77-0 (2001) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to the jurisdiction of a municipal court located in certain populous home-rule municipalities for certain violations or offenses committed within the boundaries of an airport. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3671 77-0 (2001) Author: Denny, Mary
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Trophy Club located in Tarrant and Denton counties. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3697 77-0 (2001) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to the municipal court of record for the City of Longview. House: Judicial Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 678 77-0 (2001) Author: West, Royce Relating to the period during which a justice, municipal, or juvenile court may defer proceedings against certain persons for purposes of attending a teen court program. Senate: Jurisprudence Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 747 77-0 (2001) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Bullard. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 847 77-0 (2001) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Westlake located in Tarrant and Denton counties. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1681 77-0 (2001) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to the waiver of a jury trial in the prosecution of a misdemeanor offense within the jurisdiction of the justice and municipal courts. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1794 77-0 (2001) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Trophy Club located in Tarrant and Denton counties. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 323 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, Fred | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the jurisdiction of municipal courts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 404 76-0 (1999) Author: Palmer, Sue Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Sansom Park. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 651 76-0 (1999) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Tyler. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 688 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the jurisdiction and authority of a justice or municipal court concerning a child and the parent, managing conservator, or guardian of the child. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 731 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to municipal courts of record. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 780 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to designation of a municipal court judge as a member of a county bail bond board. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1177 76-0 (1999) Author: Junell, Robert
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to permissible uses of courthouse security fund and municipal court building security fund. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1609 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to certain electronically created records used in a justice or municipal court. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 1623 76-0 (1999) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to the authority of the governing body of a municipality to create a municipal court technology fund and to require certain defendants to pay court costs for deposit in the fund. House: Judicial Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1863 76-0 (1999) Author: Garcia, Domingo | et. al. Relating to the jurisdiction of municipal courts in certain criminal cases, punishable only by a fine, that arise under the rules, orders, and resolutions of a joint airport board. House: Judicial Affairs Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 1881 76-0 (1999) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the jurisdiction of a municipal court of record of the City of Kennedale. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2053 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the procedures governing the prosecution and administration of misdemeanor offenses in the jurisdiction of the justice and municipal courts. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2195 76-0 (1999) Author: Shields, John Relating to the creation of a municipal court of record in Hill Country Village. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2201 76-0 (1999) Author: Tillery, Dale
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the authority of a municipal court judge to sit for another municipal court judge under certain circumstances. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2287 76-0 (1999) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the creation of a municipal court of record in Rio Bravo. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2570 76-0 (1999) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to bailiffs for municipal courts. House: Judicial Affairs Subcommittee members named
HB 2670 76-0 (1999) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the appeal of a conviction in a justice or municipal court. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2802 76-0 (1999) Author: Ritter, Allan
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Relating to the denial of the renewal of the driver's license of a person who fails to appear to pay a fine involving an offense within justice or municipal court jurisdiction. House: Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3514 76-0 (1999) Author: Marchant, Kenny Relating to the municipal court of record for the City of Carrollton. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3792 76-0 (1999) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to qualifications of jurors serving in the El Paso municipal courts of record. House: Judicial Affairs Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 3795 76-0 (1999) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to authorizing the appointment of magistrates to serve the municipal courts of record in Crowley. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3811 76-0 (1999) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the appointment of a judge of a municipal court of record in Grand Prairie. House: Judicial Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3852 76-0 (1999) Author: Crownover, Ronny Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in the Town of Flower Mound. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 173 76-0 (1999) Author: Cain, David | et. al. Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Tyler. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 589 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the creation of a municipal court of record in Farmers Branch. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
SB 601 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to the authority of the governing body of a municipality to create a municipal court technology fund and to require certain defendants to pay court costs for deposit in the fund. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 841 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Garcia, Domingo
Relating to the jurisdiction of municipal courts in certain criminal cases, punishable only by a fine, that arise under the rules, orders, and resolutions of a joint airport board. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1078 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to qualifications of jurors serving in the El Paso municipal courts of record. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
SB 1230 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the procedures governing the prosecution and administration of misdemeanor offenses in the jurisdiction of the justice and municipal courts. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1825 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the creation of a municipal court of record in Hill Country Village. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 1899 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in the Town of Flower Mound. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 1903 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the creation of a municipal court of record in Live Oak. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 259 75-0 (1997) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to municipal courts of record in Odessa. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 482 75-0 (1997) Author: Palmer, Sue Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Lake Worth. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 736 75-0 (1997) Author: Palmer, Sue
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Lake Worth. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 856 75-0 (1997) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the removal and suspension of judges in municipal courts of of record in San Antonio. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 1291 75-0 (1997) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the jurisdiction of justice and municipal courts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1594 75-0 (1997) Author: Alexander, Clyde Relating to the contempt of a justice or municipal court by certain children. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 1635 75-0 (1997) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in the City of Lewisville. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 2113 75-0 (1997) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro Relating to the appearance at a justice or municipal court hearing for a child accused of committing certain misdemeanors of the parent, managing conservator, or guardian of the child; providing a penalty. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 2280 75-0 (1997) Author: Clark, Ron Relating to holding at the same time more than one office of municipal judge filled by appointment. House: Judicial Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2374 75-0 (1997) Author: Driver, Joe Relating to the municipal courts of record in Garland. House: Judicial Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2603 75-0 (1997) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in the City of Lewisville. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 2625 75-0 (1997) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to denial of the renewal of a driver's license for failure to pay parking tickets. House: Public Safety Committee substitute considered in committee
HB 2989 75-0 (1997) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to the procedures governing the prosecution and administration of misdemeanor offenses in the jurisdiction of the justice and municipal courts. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3537 75-0 (1997) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the removal and suspension of judges in municipal courts of record in San Antonio. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3542 75-0 (1997) Author: Driver, Joe
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record for the City of Rowlett. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 3555 75-0 (1997) Author: Marchant, Kenny Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Coppell. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 3 75-0 (1997) Author: Garcia, Domingo Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the jurisdiction of the justice of the peace courts of Dallas County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HJR 87 75-0 (1997) Author: Clark, Ron Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow a person who holds the office of municipal court judge to hold more than one civil office of emolument at the same time. House: Judicial Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
SB 400 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Horn, Jim
Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in the City of Lewisville. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 711 75-0 (1997) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Dalworthington Gardens. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 1063 75-0 (1997) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Hill, Fred
Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Richardson. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 1173 75-0 (1997) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Clark, Ron
Relating to holding at the same time more than one office of municipal judge filled by appointment. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 1924 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Marchant, Kenny
Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Coppell. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 1956 75-0 (1997) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Hill, Fred
Relating to the municipal courts of record in Garland. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
SCR 2 75-0 (1997) Author: West, Royce Encouraging justice of the peace and municipal courts to utilize identified alcohol prevention/education-related activities as community service projects. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SJR 36 75-0 (1997) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Clark, Ron
Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow a person who holds the office of municipal court judge to hold more than one civil office of emolument at the same time. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 14 74-0 (1995) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Grand Prairie. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 150 74-0 (1995) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al. Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Irving. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 224 74-0 (1995) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Burleson. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 225 74-0 (1995) Author: Brimer, Kim | et. al. Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Mansfield. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 226 74-0 (1995) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Kennedale. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 329 74-0 (1995) Author: Dear, Homer Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in White Settlement. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 436 74-0 (1995) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Kennedale. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 437 74-0 (1995) Author: Brimer, Kim | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Burleson. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 438 74-0 (1995) Author: Brimer, Kim | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Mansfield. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 604 74-0 (1995) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al. Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Irving. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 671 74-0 (1995) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the jurisdiction of justice and municipal courts over certain misdemeanor offenses committed by a child and to the punishment for those offenses. House: Juvenile Justice and Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 1234 74-0 (1995) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al. Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Irving. House: Judicial Affairs Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 1242 74-0 (1995) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Crowley. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 1392 74-0 (1995) Author: Place, Allen Relating to the examination of a witness in a justice or municipal court. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1394 74-0 (1995) Author: Place, Allen Relating to pleas entered by a minor in justice or municipal court. House: Juvenile Justice and Family Issues Reported favorably as substituted
HB 1440 74-0 (1995) Author: Alonzo, Roberto
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the dismissal of an appeal from a justice or municipal court in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
No action taken in committee
HB 1738 74-0 (1995) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Grand Prairie. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1749 74-0 (1995) Author: Place, Allen Relating to the retrial of a case in a justice or municipal court after a mistrial has been declared. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1760 74-0 (1995) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to the assessment of certain fees or costs by a justice, municipal, or county court. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1806 74-0 (1995) Author: Place, Allen Relating to contempt of court in a justice court or municipal court. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1856 74-0 (1995) Author: Dear, Homer
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in White Settlement. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 1934 74-0 (1995) Author: Shields, John Relating to the appeal from a justice or municipal court in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1966 74-0 (1995) Author: Moffat, Nancy
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to the use of optical imaging and other electronic means for certain business records and records in municipal courts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 2005 74-0 (1995) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to the ability of a justice court or municipal court to impose certain punishments for an offense committed by a minor that involves alcoholic beverages. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 2150 74-0 (1995) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to publication of certain information regarding municipal courts. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2295 74-0 (1995) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to the jurisdiction of municipal courts in certain misdemeanor cases. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 2405 74-0 (1995) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to municipal court proceedings in a municipality participating with another municipality in a joint police department contract. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 2485 74-0 (1995) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to the jurisdiction of municipal courts and municipal courts of record, to certain fees or fines imposed by a justice or municipal court in a criminal case, and to certain criminal procedures in justice or municipal court. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 3043 74-0 (1995) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to the continuing education for justice and municipal court clerks. House: Judicial Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3121 74-0 (1995) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to municipal courts of record in Odessa. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 3201 74-0 (1995) Author: Romo, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to the use of optical imaging and other electronic means for creating records in municipal courts. House: Judicial Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 3203 74-0 (1995) Author: Puente, Robert
Sponsor: Luna, Gregory
Relating to the election of municipal court of record judges in San Antonio. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Record vote
HB 3205 74-0 (1995) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the manner in which the Clerk of the Municipal Court of Austin is required to file and maintain original complaints and other court papers. House: Judicial Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3222 74-0 (1995) Author: Dear, Homer
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in River Oaks. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 3237 74-0 (1995) Author: Dear, Homer Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Lake Worth. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 116 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the method of selection of municipal court of record judges in Arlington. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 375 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Grusendorf, Kent
Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Pantego. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
SB 551 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Pantego. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
SB 577 74-0 (1995) Author: Henderson, Don
Sponsor: Place, Allen
Relating to pleas entered by a minor in justice or municipal court. House: Juvenile Justice and Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 701 74-0 (1995) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby | et. al.
Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Grand Prairie. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 753 74-0 (1995) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Irving. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 795 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record and the appointment of magistrates in Mansfield. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to subcommittee
SB 796 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Burleson. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to subcommittee
SB 802 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Crowley. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to subcommittee
SB 803 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Kennedale. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to subcommittee
SB 886 74-0 (1995) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Place, Allen
Relating to certain procedures for the handling of a case in a justice or municipal court. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 918 74-0 (1995) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Shields, John
Relating to the appeal from a justice or municipal court in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 1060 74-0 (1995) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Lewis, Ron
Relating to the assessment of certain fees or costs by a justice, municipal, or county court. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 1155 74-0 (1995) Author: Sibley, David Relating to the use of optical imaging and other electronic means for creating records in municipal courts. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1286 74-0 (1995) Author: Montford, John Relating to municipal courts of record in Odessa. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
SB 1608 74-0 (1995) Author: Luna, Gregory Relating to the election of municipal court of record judges in San Antonio. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1610 74-0 (1995) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Relating to the manner in which the clerk of the municipal courts of Austin is required to file and maintain original complaints and other court papers. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Withdrawn from calendar
HB 736 73-0 (1993) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to the payment of interest on unpaid fines and costs assessed by a justice or municipal court. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1138 73-0 (1993) Author: Yarbrough, Ken
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the term of office of a municipal judge. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1275 73-0 (1993) Author: Goodman, Toby
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to appeals from a judgment of the municipal courts of record in Fort Worth. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1311 73-0 (1993) Author: Park, Carolyn Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Hurst. House: Judicial Affairs Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 1354 73-0 (1993) Author: Campbell, Ben Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Carrollton. House: Judicial Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1746 73-0 (1993) Author: West, George Relating to the discharge of fines and costs by a defendant convicted in a municipal court. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2132 73-0 (1993) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the term of office of municipal judges. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 2259 73-0 (1993) Author: Marchant, Ken
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to records of trials in municipal courts of record of Addison. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 2841 73-0 (1993) Author: Park, Carolyn Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Euless. House: Judicial Affairs Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2851 73-0 (1993) Author: Horn, Jim
Sponsor: Carriker, Steven
Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Denton. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HCR 79 73-0 (1993) Author: Smithee, John Requesting the speaker of the house of representatives and the lieutenant governor to create a joint interim committee to study the jurisdiction, procedure, fines, costs, administration, facilities, and operation of the justice of the peace, municipal, and small claims courts in the State of Texas. House: House Administration Left pending in committee
HJR 96 73-0 (1993) Author: Smithee, John Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the expiration of terms of office of municipal judges. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 517 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to appeals from a judgment of the municipal courts of record in Fort Worth. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SB 572 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, O.H. | et. al.
Sponsor: Park, Carolyn
Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in the City of Hurst. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 620 73-0 (1993) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the term of office of a municipal judge. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 749 73-0 (1993) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: West, George
Relating to the fines and costs imposed on a defendant convicted in a municipal court. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 836 73-0 (1993) Author: Luna, Gregory
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Ciro
Relating to the election of municipal court of record judges in San Antonio. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Left pending in committee
SB 868 73-0 (1993) Author: Montford, John Relating to the term of office of municipal judges. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 1171 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Alonzo, Roberto
Relating to the issuance of special license plates to justices of the peace and municipal court judges. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1310 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, O.H. | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Ben
Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Carrollton. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 1385 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, O.H. | et. al.
Sponsor: Park, Carolyn
Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in the City of Euless. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 1387 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Denton. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 1482 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Arlington. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SJR 36 73-0 (1993) Author: Montford, John Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the expiration of terms of office of municipal judges. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 407 72-0 (1991) Author: Ovard, A.R.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to increasing the fine for certain misdemeanors and to the jurisdiction of county, justice, and municipal courts. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 609 72-0 (1991) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to municipal courts of record in Arlington. House: Judiciary Laid on the table subject to call
HB 631 72-0 (1991) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina Relating to the presiding judge of the municipal courts of record in Austin. House: Judiciary Withdrawn from schedule
HB 783 72-0 (1991) Author: Kamel, Ted Relating to teen court programs in justice or municipal court. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 828 72-0 (1991) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Grapevine. House: Judiciary
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 1333 72-0 (1991) Author: Cuellar, Henry
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the selection of a municipal court clerk in certain home-rule municipalities. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 1711 72-0 (1991) Author: Robnett, Nolan Relating to the deferral of proceedings in certain criminal cases involving misdemeanors punishable by fine only. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2141 72-0 (1991) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to the qualifications for judges of municipal courts of record in Fort Worth. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 2614 72-0 (1991) Author: McCollough, Parker Relating to certain costs of court paid persons convicted of certain offenses under the Texas Motor Vehicle Safety-Responsibility Act. House: Appropriations Laid on table subject to call in committee
HB 2620 72-0 (1991) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Laredo. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 2806 72-0 (1991) Author: Linebarger, Libby
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in San Marcos. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2812 72-0 (1991) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the presiding judge of the municipal courts of record in Austin. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 2823 72-0 (1991) Author: Luna, Gregory
Sponsor: Krier, Cynthia
Relating to the private practice of law by a full-time judge of a municipal court of record in San Antonio. House: Judiciary
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
No action taken in committee
HB 2832 72-0 (1991) Author: Arnold, Bill
Sponsor: Johnson, Eddie
Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Grand Prairie. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 2833 72-0 (1991) Author: Park, Carolyn Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Hurst. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2843 72-0 (1991) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record of Denton. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 2844 72-0 (1991) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro | et. al. Relating to the authority of a judge of a municipal court of record in San Antonio to perform marriage ceremonies. House: Judiciary Left pending in committee
HB 2846 72-0 (1991) Author: Luna, Gregory Relating to the powers and duties of the administrative judge of the municipal courts of record in San Antonio. House: Judiciary Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2874 72-0 (1991) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to the qualifications for judges of municipal courts of record in Fort Worth. House: Judiciary Laid on the table subject to call
SB 8 72-0 (1991) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to increasing the fine for certain Class C misdemeanors and to the jurisdiction of county, justice, and municipal courts. Senate: Criminal Justice Tabled in committee
SB 172 72-0 (1991) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to municipal courts of record in Arlington. House: Judiciary
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 298 72-0 (1991) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Grapevine. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 533 72-0 (1991) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to increasing the fine for certain Class C misdemeanors and to the jurisdiction of county, justice, and municipal courts. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 593 72-0 (1991) Author: Montford, John Relating to the deferral of proceedings in certain criminal cases involving misdemeanors punishable by fine only. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1332 72-0 (1991) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to the term of office of a judge of the San Antonio Municipal Court of Record. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1488 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in San Marcos. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1590 72-0 (1991) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Willis, Doyle
Relating to the qualifications for judges of municipal courts of record in Fort Worth. House: Judiciary
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
SB 1616 72-0 (1991) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Denton. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 210 72-1 (1991) Author: Park, Carolyn Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Bedford. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 57 72-1 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in San Marcos. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 74 72-1 (1991) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Bedford. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 73 72-2 (1991) Author: Park, Carolyn Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Bedford. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 21 72-2 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in San Marcos. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 34 72-2 (1991) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Bedford. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 325 71-0 (1989) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the filing of a complaint in municipal court. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 359 71-0 (1989) Author: Ovard, A.R. | et. al. Relating to increasing the fine for certain Class C misdemeanors and to the jurisdiction of county, justice, and municipal courts. House: Criminal Jurisprudence 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 551 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Jim Relating to increasing the fine for certain misdemeanors and to the jurisdiction of county, justice, and municipal courts. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on table subj. to call in s/c
HB 1065 71-0 (1989) Author: Gavin, John
Sponsor: Carriker, Steven
Relating to the municipal courts of record of Wichita Falls. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 1101 71-0 (1989) Author: Hill, Fred
Sponsor: Leedom, John
Relating to authorizing justices of the peace and municipal court judges to maintain criminal dockets by use of data processing equipment. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 1307 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Jim Relating to the imposition of fees on conviction of certain offenses for deposit in the general revenue fund. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1422 71-0 (1989) Author: Shelley, Dan | et. al. Relating to the punishments for certain misdemeanors, to the amounts of pecuniary loss for certain offenses as those amounts affect punishments for the offenses, and to the jurisdiction of county, justice, and.... House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1648 71-0 (1989) Author: Shelley, Dan Amending the Government Code. House: Judiciary Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2689 71-0 (1989) Author: Jones, Delwin Relating to authorizing the justice of the peace or municipal court, in its discretion, to report to the Department of Public Safety traffic-related convictions that are disposed of through deferred adjudication procedures. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2828 71-0 (1989) Author: Robnett, Nolan Relating to an exemption from the child labor law when a child is employed through a rehabilitation program supervised by a municipal court judge. House: Labor and Employment Relations Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 48 71-0 (1989) Author: McFarland, Bob
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to complaints in municipal court. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
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 813 71-0 (1989) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to increasing the fine for certain Class C misdemeanors and to the jurisdiction of county, justice, and municipal courts. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 927 71-0 (1989) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to the municipal courts of record of Wichita Falls. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 979 71-0 (1989) Author: McFarland, Bob
Sponsor: Tallas, Jim
Relating to criminal practice and procedure in municipal, justice, and county courts and to creating an offense for improper filing of certain cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1309 71-0 (1989) Author: Montford, John Relating to reports by a justice court to the Department of Public Safety of certain complaints disposed of by the justice court. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 1310 71-0 (1989) Author: Montford, John Relating to an exception from the child labor law when a child is employed through a rehabilitation program supervised by a municipal court judge. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1771 71-0 (1989) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to the municipal courts of record in Amarillo. House: Judiciary
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Posting rule suspended
HB 79 71-1 (1989) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to municipal courts of record in Arlington. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 20 71-2 (1989) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to municipal courts of record in Arlington. House: Judicial Affairs Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 40 71-3 (1990) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to municipal courts of record in Arlington. House: Judicial Affairs Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 29 71-4 (1990) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to municipal courts of record in Arlington. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 83 71-4 (1990) Author: McFarland, Bob Relating to municipal courts of record in Arlington. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 67 71-6 (1990) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to municipal courts of record in Arlington. Filed
HB 322 70-0 (1987) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to the assessment of fees and court costs on deferral of certain misdemeanor proceedings pending completion of a driving safety course. House: Transportation Rules suspended
HB 336 70-0 (1987) Author: Hill, Anita Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Garland. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 517 70-0 (1987) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Arlington. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 654 70-0 (1987) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to the municipal courts of record in Dallas. House: Judicial Affairs 1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Cal.
HB 783 70-0 (1987) Author: Gavin, John
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to the municipal courts of record of Wichita Falls. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 891 70-0 (1987) Author: Hill, Anita Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Garland. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 1044 70-0 (1987) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to dismissal of certain misdemeanor charges pending completion of a driving safety course. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1077 70-0 (1987) Author: Berlanga, Hugo
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to prosecution by a city attorney of municipal court appeals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 1541 70-0 (1987) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to the jurisdiction of municipal courts to enforce certain municipal ordinances and to the creation of the offense of illegal dumping. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Comm. laid on table subj. to call
HB 1730 70-0 (1987) Author: Garcia, Orlando Relating to certain persons representing other persons in justice court. House: Judicial Affairs Pending in committee
HB 1879 70-0 (1987) Author: Evans, Charles
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in certain cities. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 2190 70-0 (1987) Author: Marchant, Kenny
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Addison. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2220 70-0 (1987) Author: Grusendorf, Kent
Sponsor: Leedom, John
Relating to bond forfeiture proceedings in municipal courts, appeals from municipal courts, and the composition of county bail bond boards. House: Judiciary
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 2567 70-0 (1987) Author: Willis, Doyle
Sponsor: Parmer, Hugh
Relating to the municipal courts of record in Fort Worth. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 164 70-0 (1987) Author: Leedom, John Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Garland. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 243 70-0 (1987) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Hill, Patricia
Relating to certain special expenses imposed by a municipal court when dismissal is required because of acts occurring subsequent to the offense alleged. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 340 70-0 (1987) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Wolens, Steven
Relating to the municipal courts of record in Dallas. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
SB 536 70-0 (1987) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Hill, Anita
Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in Garland. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 920 70-0 (1987) Author: Tejeda, Frank
Sponsor: Gibson, Bruce
Relating to the jurisdiction of municipal courts to enforce certain municipal ordinances and to the creation of the offense of illegal dumping; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 965 70-0 (1987) Author: Leedom, John Relating to bond forfeiture proceedings in municipal courts, to appeals from municipal courts, and to the composition of county bail bond boards. Senate: Criminal Justice Reported favorably with substitute
SB 1350 70-0 (1987) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to Fort Worth municipal courts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1362 70-0 (1987) Author: Sarpalius, Bill
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the creation of municipal courts of records in Amarillo. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 73 69-0 (1985) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to the jurisdiction of and the method of selection of judges and presiding judges for the municipal courts of record in San Antonio. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 448 69-0 (1985) Author: Tejeda, Frank
Sponsor: Krier, Cynthia
Relating to the creation of, jurisdiction of, and method of selection of judges and presiding judges for the municipal courts of record in San Antonio and to court clerks for those courts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1475 69-0 (1985) Author: Roberts, Ted Relating to jurisdiction over violations of laws, rules, ordinances, and regulations of certain navigation districts. House: Natural Resources Withdrawn by author
HB 1568 69-0 (1985) Author: Williamson, Richard Relating to the right to appeal certain judgments and sentences of a justice or municipal court. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 1606 69-0 (1985) Author: Cain, David Relating to the maximum punishment for violation of municipal ordinances or rules or police regulations that govern vegetation and litter violations and to criminal jurisdiction of municipal courts; amending Articles 1011 and 1195, Revised Statutes, as amended, and amending Article 4.14, Code of Criminal Procedure, 1965. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1765 69-0 (1985) Author: Hill, Anita Relating to the punishment for issuance of a bad check and the jurisdiction of municipal courts. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2239 69-0 (1985) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to procedures and practices before a municipal or justice court and the authority of justices of the peace and municipal court judges to order incarceration of certain defendants; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported from s/c favorably w/sub.
HB 2427 69-0 (1985) Author: Willis, Doyle
Sponsor: Parmer, Hugh
Relating to the jurisdiction, judges, official court reporters, and bailiffs of the municipal courts of record of Fort Worth. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2435 69-0 (1985) Author: Givens, Ron
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the jurisdiction of the municipal courts of record of Lubbock. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 941 69-0 (1985) Author: Leedom, John Relating to certain special expenses imposed by a municipal court when dismissal or finding of not guilty is required because of acts occurring subsequent to the offense alleged. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
SB 1135 69-0 (1985) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to the maximum punishment for violation of municipal ordinances or rules or police regulations that govern vegetation and litter violations and to criminal jurisdiction of municipal courts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 1277 69-0 (1985) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to the right to appeal certain judgments and sentences. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 1308 69-0 (1985) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to procedures and practices before a municipal or justice court and the authority and duties of magistrates and the authority of justices of the peaces and municipal court judges to order incarceration of certain defendants; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 1365 69-0 (1985) Author: Montford, John Relating to the jurisdiction of the municipal courts of record in Lubbock. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Considered in formal meeting
HB 39 68-0 (1983) Author: Hill, Anita Relating to authorization of certain counties to establish alternative systems for resolving citizen disputes. House: County Affairs Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 319 68-0 (1983) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the employment of a general counsel by the commissioners court of certain counties. House: County Affairs Withdrawn by Author
HB 392 68-0 (1983) Author: Wolens, Steven Enabling the creation of municipal courts of record in the City of Dallas; prescribing the jurisdiction, administration, and procedure of the courts; providing for municipal judges and other personnel of the courts; prescribing the appeals from municipal courts of record. House: Judicial Affairs See remarks
HB 517 68-0 (1983) Author: Barton, Erwin
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to dismissal of certain misdemeanor charges on completion of a driving safety course. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
No action taken
HB 657 68-0 (1983) Author: Hill, Patricia
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to the appointment of substitute municipal judges. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 790 68-0 (1983) Author: Hury, James
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the collection, deposit, and disposition of certain court costs collected in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 953 68-0 (1983) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in the city of Austin. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
HB 975 68-0 (1983) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the creation of a special fund in the state treasury to be used for the continuing legal education of municipal court judges. House: Ways & Means See remarks
HB 1008 68-0 (1983) Author: Lee, Don Relating to the local option creation of municipal courts of record in cities. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
HB 1068 68-0 (1983) Author: Criss, Lloyd
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to continuing legal education for the judges and personnel of the municipal courts. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 1087 68-0 (1983) Author: Cain, David Relating to jurisdiction of the municipal courts. House: Judicial Affairs See remarks
HB 1507 68-0 (1983) Author: Pennington, Randy
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the requirement that a municipal court juror live within the municipality in which the court is established. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 1934 68-0 (1983) Author: Martinez, Roman
Sponsor: Williams, Lindon
Relating to the duties of the judges of certain municipal courts of record. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 2322 68-0 (1983) Author: McWilliams, Jim
Sponsor: Howard, Ed
Relating to creation of a municipal court of record for the city of Marshall. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
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
HB 2382 68-0 (1983) Author: Smith, Terral
Sponsor: Doggett, Lloyd
Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in the city of Austin. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2444 68-0 (1983) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to use of a jury wheel in the municipal court of record in Midland. House: State Affairs Placed on daily General State Calendar
SB 224 68-0 (1983) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Wolens, Steven
Relating to the creation, jurisdiction, personnel, administration, and appeals procedures of municipal courts of record in the City of Dallas and powers and duties of the governing body of the city in connection with these courts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 335 68-0 (1983) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Hall, Lanny
Relating to criminal complaints for parking offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
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SB 340 68-0 (1983) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to continuing legal education for judges and personnel of the municipal courts and its funding, to placing certain duties on the Texas Judicial Council and certain municipal officials, and to requiring audits of funds. Senate: Jurisprudence Co-author authorized
SB 856 68-0 (1983) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the maximum punishment for violation of municipal ordinances or rules or police regulations and to criminal jurisdiction of municipal courts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
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SB 1273 68-0 (1983) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Gibson, Jay
Relating to the creation, jurisdiction, judges, facilities, personnel, and practice and procedures of municipal courts of record in the city of Odessa and to elections approving the creation of these courts; providing rules and procedures for appeals and the effect of ruling of the appellate court. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 1312 68-0 (1983) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Vowell, Jack
Relating to municipal courts of record in the City of El Paso; prescribing the jurisdiction, organization, administration, procedures, and power of municipal courts; providing the practice in such courts and rules and procedures for appeals and the effect of rulings of the appellate court; creating the El Paso Municipal Court of Appeals; providing the qualifications, compensation, and selection of judges and providing for the necessary officers and employees of the courts; providing for appeals to the court of Appeals in certain cases; providing transition procedures. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 1437 68-0 (1983) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to selection of jurors for the municipal court of record in Midland. Senate: Jurisprudence Received from the Senate
HB 167 67-0 (1981) Author: Elizondo, Paul Relating to the selection of jurors for the justice and municipal courts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
HB 739 67-0 (1981) Author: Keese, Bill Relating to the punishment for a Class C misdemeanor and the criminal jurisdiction of justice and municipal courts. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1067 67-0 (1981) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the powers and duties of the judge of the municipal court in Bay City. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Calendars
HB 1162 67-0 (1981) Author: Hackney, Clint
Sponsor: Ogg, Jack
Relating to certain fines for speeding violations and the disposition of revenues. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1428 67-0 (1981) Author: Tow, Rodney Relating to continuing legal education for judges of the municipal courts. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
HB 1641 67-0 (1981) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the continuing legal education of certain municipal court judges and to certain related duties of city secretaries. House: Judicial Affairs Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
HB 1642 67-0 (1981) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the creation of a special fund in the State Treasury to be used for the continuing legal education of municipal court judges. House: Ways & Means Comm. report printed & sent to Comm. on Local & Consent Cal.
HB 1745 67-0 (1981) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the bond pending an appeal from a conviction in a justice or municipal court. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 1937 67-0 (1981) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to the amount, collection, and disposition of certain court costs collected in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1945 67-0 (1981) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to who is authorized to conduct a marriage ceremony. House: Judiciary Comm. report printed & sent to Comm. on Local & Consent Cal.
HB 2056 67-0 (1981) Author: Cain, David Relating to jurisdiction of the municipal courts. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
HB 2132 67-0 (1981) Author: Hartung, Frank Relating to the authority of certain municipal courts to conduct proceedings outside the corporate limits of the municipality. House: Judicial Affairs Comm. report printed & sent to Comm. on Local & Consent Cal.
HB 2344 67-0 (1981) Author: Elizondo, Paul Relating to the selection of the judges and supervision of the personnel of the municipal courts of record in the city of San Antonio. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 2345 67-0 (1981) Author: Semos, Chris V. Relating to the authority to create municipal courts of record in the city of Dallas and to provisions for the operation of the courts and appeals from the municipal courts of record. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2389 67-0 (1981) Author: Vowell, Jack Relating to certain proceedings in the municipal courts of record of El Paso. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
HB 2394 67-0 (1981) Author: Garcia, Matt Relating to dismissal of a prosecution in justice or municipal court if previous prosecution for the same offense was dismissed. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HJR 37 67-0 (1981) Author: Keese, Bill Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the jurisdiction and authority of justice of the peace courts and county courts in criminal cases. House: Constitutional Amendments Coauthor authorized
SB 651 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Hartung, Frank
Relating to the authority of certain municipal courts to conduct proceedings outside the corporate limits of the municipality. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 822 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Colbert, Paul
Relating to the duties of the judges and other personnel of certain municipal courts of record. House: Judiciary
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Withdrawn from calendar
SB 886 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to jurisdiction of the municipal courts. Senate: Jurisprudence Received from the Senate
SB 942 67-0 (1981) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the punishment for a class C misdemeanor and the criminal jurisdiction of the county, justice, and municipal courts. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
SB 1216 67-0 (1981) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Semos, Chris V.
Enabling the creation of municipal courts of record in the City of Dallas; prescribing the jurisdiction, administration, and procedure of the courts; providing for municipal judges and other personnel of the courts; prescribing the appeals from municipal courts of record; providing an effective date; and declaring an emergency. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Failure to suspend the rules
SJR 48 67-0 (1981) Author: Caperton, Kent Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the jurisdiction and authority of justice of the peace courts and county courts in criminal cases. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
HB 32 66-0 (1979) Author: Grant, Ben Z. Relating to the establishment, jurisdiction, and operation of municipal courts of record in the incorporated cities, towns, and villages in this state; prescribing the appeals from a municipal court of record; conforming the jursidiction of other courts to the municipal court of record. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 407 66-0 (1979) Author: Willis, Doyle Repealing an Act authorizing certain municipal courts of record in the city of Fort Worth. House: Judicial Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 447 66-0 (1979) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to jurisdiction of the municipal court over certain water safety offenses. House: Environmental Affairs Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 461 66-0 (1979) Author: Willis, Doyle
Sponsor: Meier, Bill
Relating to the authority to create municipal courts of record in the city of Fort Worth and prescribing the appeals from the municipal courts of record. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 791 66-0 (1979) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to the establishment of municipal courts of record in the incorporated cities, towns, and villages in this state. House: Judicial Affairs Placed on daily General State Calendar
HB 931 66-0 (1979) Author: Bird, Ronald C. Relating to the establishment, jurisdiction, and operation of municipal courts of record in the incorporated cities, towns, and villages in this state; prescribing the appeals from a municipal court of record; conforming the jurisdiction of other courts to the municipal court of record. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1042 66-0 (1979) Author: Mankins, Jimmy
Sponsor: McKnight, Peyton
Relating to the authority to create municipal courts of record in the city of Longview and prescribing appeals from the municipal courts of record. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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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 1183 66-0 (1979) Author: Salinas, Froy Relating to the authority to create municipal courts of record in the city of Lubbock and prescribing appeals from the municipal courts of record. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1387 66-0 (1979) Author: Browder, Jim
Sponsor: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Relating to disposition of fines collected for certain traffic law violations. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1878 66-0 (1979) Author: Hill, Anita Relating to amendment of the Texas Family Code to authorize prosecution of juveniles for misdemeanor offenses punishable by fine only in the municipal and justice courts in the State. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
HB 1880 66-0 (1979) Author: Hill, Anita Relating to the authority to create municipal courts of record in the city of Garland and prescribing appeals from the municipal courts of record. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
HB 1954 66-0 (1979) Author: Valles, Robert "Bob"
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to the establishment, jurisdiction, and operation of municipal courts of record in El Paso, Texas, and providing for municipal judges and other personnel of the courts; prescribing the appeals from a municipal court of record; and declaring an emergency. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 2184 66-0 (1979) Author: Bird, Ronald C.
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to the authority to create municipal courts of record in the city of San Antonio and prescribing appeals from the municipal courts of record; relating to the applicability of the misdemeanor probation law. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 2194 66-0 (1979) Author: Gibson, Jay Relating to the authority to create municipal courts of record in the city of Odessa and prescribing appeals from the municipal courts of record. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
SB 109 66-0 (1979) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in the City of Abilene and providing for appeals from these municipal courts of record. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
SB 427 66-0 (1979) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to jurisdiction of the municipal courts. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Failure to suspend the rules
SB 519 66-0 (1979) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Bird, Ronald C.
Relating to the continuing legal education of municipal court judges and to certain related duties of city secretaries. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Scheduled for future calendar placement
SB 520 66-0 (1979) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Bird, Ronald C.
Relating to the creation of special funds in the state treasury to be used for the continuing legal education of municipal court judges. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Jurisprudence
Scheduled for future calendar placement
SB 632 66-0 (1979) Author: Short, E.L.
Sponsor: Salinas, Froy
Relating to the authority to create a municipal courts of record in the City of Lubbock; making provisions relating to the operation of such courts; and prescribing appeals from the municipal courts of record. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 637 66-0 (1979) Author: Traeger, John Relating to the right to appeal certain judgments and sentences of justice or municipal court. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Subcommittee on Criminal Matters
HB 389 65-0 (1977) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to continuing legal education of municipal court judges who are either elected or appointed. House: Judicial Affairs Assigned to General State Calendar
HB 482 65-0 (1977) Author: Grant, Ben Z. Relating to the establishment, jurisdiction, and operation of municipal courts of record in incorporated cities, towns, and villages in this state and providing for municipal judges and other personnel of the courts; prescribing the appeals from a municipal court of record; conforming the jurisdiction of other courts to the municipal court of record. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 511 65-0 (1977) Author: Bird, Ronald C. Relating to the establishment, jurisdiction, and operation of municipal courts of record in the City of San Antonio and providing for municipal judges and other personnel of the courts; prescribing the appeals from a municipal court of record; conforming the jurisdiction of other courts to the municipal court of record. House: Judicial Affairs Assigned to Local Calendar
HB 577 65-0 (1977) Author: Mankins, Jimmy Relating to the establishment, jurisdiction, and operation of municipal courts of record in the City of Longview and providing for municipal judges and other personnel of the courts; prescribing the appeal from a municipal court of records; conforming the jurisdction of other courts to the municipal court of record. House: Judicial Affairs Withdrawn from calendar
HB 634 65-0 (1977) Author: Lauhoff, Herman E. Relating to the creation of an injunctive power of relief for municipal courts in cities with a population of more than 1,200,000. House: Judiciary Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 648 65-0 (1977) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to continuing legal education of municipal court judges in the State of Texas who are either elected or appointed. House: Judiciary Referred to Committee on Judiciary
HB 854 65-0 (1977) Author: Baker, Andrew Z. Relating to the appointment of a municipal court judge to serve temporarily. House: Judicial Affairs Assigned to Consent Calendar
HB 954 65-0 (1977) Author: Allred, Dave Relating to jurisdiction, administration, and procedures for the Municipal Court of Record of Wichita Falls. House: Judicial Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1096 65-0 (1977) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to the authority of municipal courts to commit persons whose commission of a misdemeanor results from chronic use of alcohol, to a special treatment facility in lieu of the imposition of a sentence or fine. House: Health & Welfare Assigned to Consent Calendar
HB 1109 65-0 (1977) Author: Maloney, Robert Relating to the establishment, jurisdiction, and operation of municipal courts of record in the City of Dallas and providing for municipal judges and other personnel of the courts; prescribing the appeals from a municipal court of record; conforming the jurisdiction of other courts to the municipal court of record. House: Judicial Affairs Assigned to Local Calendar
HB 1210 65-0 (1977) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to the establishment, jurisdiction, and operation of municipal courts of record in certain cities and towns and providing for municipal judges and other personnel of the courts; prescribing the appeals from a municipal court of record; conforming the jurisdiction of other courts to the municipal court of record. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Calendars
HB 1558 65-0 (1977) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the duties of the presiding judge of municipal courts of record in any city with population of more than One Million Two Hundred Thousand, as determined by the last preceding federal census. House: Judiciary Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1689 65-0 (1977) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to the establishment, jurisdiction, and operation of additional municipal courts in incorporated cities, towns, and villages of this State. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1732 65-0 (1977) Author: Massey, Tom Relating to establishment, jurisdiction, and operation of municipal courts of record in the City of San Angelo and providing for municipal judges and other personnel of the courts; prescribing the appeals from a municipal court of record; conforming the jurisdiction of other courts to the municipal court of record. House: Judicial Affairs Assigned to Local Calendar
HB 2164 65-0 (1977) Author: Martin, Elmer Relating to the establishment, jurisdiction, and operation of municipal courts of record in the city of Sweetwater and providing for municipal judges and other personnel of the courts; prescribing rules and procedures for appeals from a municipal court of record and the effect of the ruling of the appellate court; prescribing the extent of applicability of laws other than this Act; and declaring an emergency. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2166 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Luther
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to the establishment, jurisdiction, administration, and procedures of municipal courts in the city of El Paso. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days
HB 2238 65-0 (1977) Author: Willis, Doyle
Sponsor: Meier, Bill
Relating to the establishment, jurisdiction, and operation of municipal courts of record in the city of Fort Worth, and providing for municipal judges and other personnel of the courts; prescribing the appeals from a municipal court of record; conforming the jurisdiction of other courts to the municipal court of record. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective in 90 days
SB 119 65-0 (1977) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Allred, Dave
Relating to the municipal court of record of Wichita Falls and its jurisdiction, complaints, court costs, selection of jurors, motion for new trial, and filing of appellate briefs. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 282 65-0 (1977) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the jurisdiction of municipal courts of record in this state in any city with a population of more than 1,200,000 as determined by the last preceeding federal census; prescribing the powers of such courts; prescribing the penalties and violations for criminal acts within the jurisdiction of these courts; providing for appeal of certain convictions in such courts; providing a repealing clause; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to subcommittee
SB 339 65-0 (1977) Author: Harris, O.H. Authorizing the creation of municipal courts of record in the city of Dallas; prescribing the jurisdiction, administration, and procedure of the courts; providing for municipal judges and other personnel of the courts; prescribing the appeals from municipal courts of record; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Jurisprudence Vote recorded on
SB 468 65-0 (1977) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Baker, Andrew Z.
Relating to the appointment of alternate and temporary municipal court judges. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
90 Day Bill
SB 620 65-0 (1977) Author: Braecklein, Bill
Sponsor: Johnson, Eddie
Relating to the authority of municipal courts to commit persons whose commission of a misdemeanor results from chronic use of alcohol, to a special treatment facility in lieu of the imposition of a sentence or fine. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 849 65-0 (1977) Author: Williams, Lindon
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to duties of the presiding judge of municipal courts of record in any city with a population of more than 1,200,000, as determined by the last preceding federal census. House: Judiciary
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
90 Day Bill
SB 907 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Gene Relating to the jurisdiction of municipal courts of record in any city with a population of more than 1,200,000 as determined by the last preceding federal census; providing for municipal court jurisdiction over civil actions arising under municipal ordinances with a maximum civil penalty of $200; authorizing injunctive relief and prescribing penalties for contempt; providing a civil appeal process and procedures in cases involving certain amounts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 914 65-0 (1977) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Martin, Elmer
Relating to the establishment, jurisdiction, and operation of municipal courts of record in the city of Sweetwater and providing for municipal judges and other personnel of the courts; prescribing rules and procedures for appeals from a municipal court of record and the effect of the ruling of the appellate court; prescribing the extent of applicability of laws other than this Act. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
90 Day Bill
SB 943 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Gene
Sponsor: Wallace III, Ralph
Relating to the establishment, jurisdiction, and operation of additional municipal courts in incorporated cities, towns, and villages of this state; providing for additional municipal judges of said courts. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1173 65-0 (1977) Author: Hance, Kent
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to municipal courts; providing for a severability clause and a cumulative clause. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 16 65-1 (1977) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to the operation, administration, and personnel of municipal courts of record in the city of Fort Worth and to appeals from those courts. Filed
HB 398 64-0 (1975) Author: Jones, Gene Relating to the establishment, jurisdiction, and operation of municipal courts of record in any city with a population of more than 1,200,000 as determined by the last preceding federal census and providing for municipal judges and other personnel of the courts; prescribing the appeals from municipal courts of record; providing an effective date. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 797 64-0 (1975) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to the establishment, jurisdiction, and operation of municipal courts of records in the city of Midland and providing for municipal judges and other personnel of the courts; prescribing the appeals from a municipal court of record. House: Judicial Affairs Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 1709 64-0 (1975) Author: Bryant, John W. Relating to the establishment, jurisdiction, and operation of municipal courts of record for the purpose of hearing non-traffic cases in any city with a population of more than 800,000 as determined by the last preceding federal census and providing for municipal judges and other personnel of the courts; prescribing the appeals from municipal courts of record; providing an effective date. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
HB 1996 64-0 (1975) Author: Grant, Ben Z. Relating to the establishment, jurisdiction, and operation of municipal courts of record in the incorporated cities, towns, and villages in this state and providing for municipal judges and other personnel of the courts; prescribing the appeals from a municipal court of record; conforming the jurisdiction of other courts to the municipal court of record. House: Judiciary Tabled
HB 2238 64-0 (1975) Author: Slay, Chester Relating to the establishment, jurisdiction, and operation of municipal courts of record in the city of Beaumont and providing for municipal judges and other personnel of the courts; prescribing the appeals from a municipal court of record; conforming the jurisdiction of other courts to the municipal court of record. House: Judicial Affairs Rules suspended
SB 354 64-0 (1975) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Sponsor: Craddick, Tom
Relating to the establishment, jurisdiction, and operation of municipal courts of record on the city of Midland and providing for municipal judges and other personnel of the courts; prescribing rules and procedures for appeals from a municipal court of record and the effect of the ruling of the appellate court; prescribing the extent of applicability of laws other than this Act. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
90 day bill
SB 838 64-0 (1975) Author: Lombardino, Frank Creating a municipal court of record in the city of San Antonio and authorizing establishment of other such courts; prescribing the jurisdiction, term, organization, administration, facilities, procedure, and power of municipal courts of record; prescribing the practice in such courts and the procedure for appeals from the municipal courts of record; providing for appointment from the municipal courts of record; providing for appointment of a judge, his qualifications, compensation, and tenure; providing for conforming of the criminal jurisdiction of other courts to that of the municipal courts of record; making certain restriction on use of evidence from proceedings in municipal courts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Rules suspended
SB 920 64-0 (1975) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the establishment, jurisdiction, and operation of municipal courts of record in the City of Houston and providing for municipal judges and other personnel of the courts; prescribing the appeals from municipal courts of record. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
HB 74 63-0 (1973) Author: Korioth, A.J. "Al" Relating to jurisdiction of municipal courts. House: Judiciary Referred to Committee on Judiciary
HB 117 63-0 (1973) Author: McDonald, Sr., T.H. Authorizing warrants of certain magistrates to extend to every part of the state; amendign Articles 15.06, 15.07, and 15.08, Code of Criminal Procedure, 1965, as amended; and declaring an emergency. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 625 63-0 (1973) Author: Jones, Gene To provide for the selection and qualification of municipal judges and to amend the rules of practice and procedure in municipal and justice courts. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 626 63-0 (1973) Author: Jones, Gene Relating to the establishment and operation of municipal courts of record in this state and providing for municipal judges to preside over such courts. House: Judiciary Considered in public hearing
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 930 63-0 (1973) Author: Hoestenbach, John Creating a municipal court of record for City of Odessa; providing the qualifications of the judge of said court; providing for a court reporter; providing for the application to such court of other laws relating to municipal courts not inconsistent with the provisions of the Act; providing that appeals from such court will be to the County Court and County Court at Law of Ector County and will be based upon points of error shown by the record and shall not be by trial de novo; requiring a motion for new trial setting out the points of error; requiring a notice of appeal; providing for what shall constitute the record on appeal; providing that the time limits for the appellate procedures and otherwise providing the requirements of the appellate procedure; providing for further appeals to the Court of Criminal Appeals; providing a severability clause; and declaring an emergency. House: Judiciary Referred to Committee on Judiciary
HB 1734 63-0 (1973) Author: Finnell, Charles Amending Section 12 of Chapter 762, Acts of the 61st Legislature, Regular Session, 1969 (Article 1200aa, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes) to provide that complaints in the municipal court of the City of Wichita Falls may be sworn to before the city attorney, or his assistant or deputy, the city clerk, or any officer authorized to administer oaths; and declaring an emergency. 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 98 63-0 (1973) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the power and authority of certain courts to grant probation; extending the availability of probation to all misdemeanor offenses. Senate: Jurisprudence Committee hearing date
SB 100 63-0 (1973) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the establishment and operation of municipal courts of record in this state and providing for municipal judges to preside over such courts. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported by subcommittee favorably
SB 207 63-0 (1973) Author: Ogg, Jack Providing for the selection and qualification of municipal judges and to amend the rules of practice and procedure in municipal and justice courts. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported by subcommittee favorably
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 282 63-0 (1973) Author: Wolff, Nelson Creating municipal courts of record in the City of San Antonio; prescribing the jurisdiction, organization, administration, procedure, and power of municipal courts of record; prescribing the practice in such courts and the appeals from the municipal courts of records; providing for appointment of a judge, court reporter, clerk, and personnel of the court; providing for conforming of the criminal jurisdiction of other courts to the municipal courts of record. Senate: Jurisprudence Subcommittee hearing date
SB 944 63-0 (1973) Author: Ogg, Jack Creating municipal courts of record in the city of Houston; prescribing the jurisdiction, organization, administration, procedure, and power of municipal courts of record; prescribing the practice in such courts and the appeals from the municipal courts of records; providing for appointment of a judge, court reporter, clerk, and personnel of the court; providing for conforming of the criminal jurisdiction of other courts to the municipal courts of record. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Committee on Judiciary
HB 868 62-0 (1971) Author: Johnson, Jake Relating to providing for popular election of municipal court judges in certain cities.
HB 995 62-0 (1971) Author: Floyd, Guy
Sponsor: Bernal, Joe J.
Changing the title of presiding officer of corporation courts from "recorder" to "judge of the municipal court."
HB 1357 62-0 (1971) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob" Relating to the jurisdiction of the municipal courts of this state and to the punishment for certain misdemeanor offenses.
HB 1660 62-0 (1971) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob" Relating to the creation and jurisdiction of municipal courts in certain cities and the election of municipal judges.
SB 881 62-0 (1971) Author: Hightower, Jack
Sponsor: Stewart, Vernon
Relating to the municipal court of record of Wichita Falls and its penalties, complaints, microfilm records, orders, or judgments showing disposition of parking tickets, selection of jurors, custodians of jury wheels, custody of defendant in case of conviction, and procedure for appeals therefrom.
HB 1053 61-0 (1969) Author: Swanson, William T. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to changing the name of the corporation court to the municipal court.
HB 103 60-0 (1967) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" To create Municipal Courts with original and appellate jurisdiction in certain cases in cities having a population of fifty thousand (50,000) or more.
HB 723 60-0 (1967) Author: Moore, Jr., Thomas Paul "Tom" Relating to jurisdiction over traffic offenses occurring on highways of the State Highway System.
HB 738 60-0 (1967) Author: Ray, Jr., C. L. | et. al. Relating to the jurisdiction of city policemen and marshals to serve corporation court process.
SB 177 60-0 (1967) Author: Blanchard, H.J. "Doc" Relating to creating Municipal Courts with original and appellate jurisdiction in certain cases in certain cities.
SB 309 60-0 (1967) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray Relating to jurisdiction over traffic offenses occurring on highways of the State Highway System.
HB 198 59-0 (1965) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to creating Municipal Courts with original and appellate jurisdiction in certain cases in cities having a population of fifty thousand or more.
HB 942 59-0 (1965) Author: Alaniz, John C. Relating to requiring that the presiding judge of the corporation court of every incorporated city, town or village in the State be elected by the qualified voters, for the same term and in the same manner as the mayor is elected.
SB 23 59-0 (1965) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to creating a municipal court in and for the City of Dallas, Dallas County, Texas.
SB 104 59-0 (1965) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to creating Municipal Courts with original and appellate jurisdiction in certain cases in cities having a population of fifty thousand or more.
SB 396 59-0 (1965) Author: Spears, Jr., Franklin Scott Relating to amending certain Acts by empowering all incorporated cities having a population in excess of three hundred eighty thousand and being in a county of over six hundred thousand population, according to the past preceding United States Census, to provide for the establishment of corporation courts of a number not to exceed one for each eighty thousand inhabitants.
SB 584 59-0 (1965) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Relating to creating Municipal Courts with original and appellate jurisdiction in certain cases in any city having a portion of its population in more than one county, and containing a population of not less than one hundred thousand or more than five hundred thousand inhabitants, according to the last census.
HB 480 58-0 (1963) Author: Alaniz, John C. | et. al. Relating to requiring that the presiding judge of the corporation court of every incorporated city, town or village in the state be elected by the qualified voters, for the same term and in the same manner as the mayor is elected; saving from repeal the Article which provides that the mayor is the ex-officio recorder of the corporation court in certain cities; saving from repeal all provisions of law which authorize the governing bodies of cities to prescribe qualifications for the office of recorder, city judge or judge of the corporation court; repealing certain laws to the extent that they provide for the appointment of the presiding judge of the corporation court.
HB 546 58-0 (1963) Author: Cain, Pat Relating to creating Municipal Courts with original and appellate jurisdiction in certain cases in cities having a population of fifty thousand (50,000) or more.
SB 282 58-0 (1963) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to creating Municipal Courts with original and appellate jurisdiction in certain cases in cities having a population of fifty thousand (50,000) or more.
HB 247 57-0 (1961) Author: Floyd, Jr., Paul W. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act empowering all incorporated cities having a population in excess of three hundred eighty thousand (380,000) and being in a county of over eight hundred thousand (800,000) population to provide for the establishment of corporation courts.
HB 406 57-0 (1961) Author: Sandahl, Jr., Charles L. Relating to creating Municipal Courts with original and appellate jurisdiction in certain cases in certain cities; prescribing the jurisdiction, organization, procedure, and powers of such courts.
SB 113 57-0 (1961) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to creating Municipal Courts with original and appellate jurisdiction in certain cases in cities having a population of fifty thousand (50,000) or more.
HB 135 57-1 (1961) Author: Shannon, Jr., Thomas Clifton "Tommy" Relating to granting permission to the City of Fort Worth, Texas to establish two (2) or more Corporation Courts, not to exceed four (4) in number; providing such Courts shall have the usual jurisdiction now given to Corporation Courts; enabling the City to prescribe the qualifications of the Recorder of said Courts; providing for transfer of cases; providing for a Corporation Court Clerk.
HB 457 56-0 (1959) Author: James, Tom Relating to enabling county seat cities having a population of over fifty thousand (50,000), according tot he last preceding United States census, to establish one (1) Municipal Court.
HB 617 55-0 (1957) Author: Strickland, Robert L. "Bob" Relating to enabling cities having a population over seventy thousand inhabitants, according to the last preceding United States census, to establish a Municipal Court.
HB 901 55-0 (1957) Author: Mann, Frank E. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts by empowering all incorporated cities having a population in excess of three hundred and eighty thousand, according to the last preceding or any future United States Census, to provide for the establishment of up to eight Corporation Courts.
HB 119 54-0 (1955) Author: White, Richard Crawford Relating to enabling cities having a population over one hundred and thirty thousand (130,000) and not over two hundred and eighty-five thousand (285,000), according to the last preceding United States census, to establish one (1) or more Corporation Courts, not exceeding four (4); providing for the qualifications and selection of the judges thereof; providing for the appointment of a clerk and deputy clerks; providing for the jurisdiction and the holding of sessions of such courts, the filing of complaints therein, and the procedure before such courts and appeals therefrom; repealing conflicting laws.
HB 53 53-0 (1953) Author: Pipkin, Maurice Snow "Pip" Relating to amending certain Statues so as to provide for the appointment of Judges of the Corporation Courts in cities, towns and villages not incorporated under special charter nor incorporated under or adopting or amending their charters, commonly known and referred to as the "Home Rule Amendment."
HB 515 53-0 (1953) Author: Garrett, Warren R. "Gabe" Relating to giving original concurrent jurisdiction of the offense of driving a motor vehicle while intoxicated, to City Courts in cities having a population of over 50,000 according to the last United States Census, providing that appeals in convictions of such offense in said courts shall lie to the Court of Criminal Appeals, and not to the County Courts.
HB 211 51-0 (1949) Author: Murray, Menton J. Relating to providing for the selection of Judges of the Corporation Courts in cities heretofore or hereafter incorporated, in the manner specified in the Charters of such cities; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 457 51-0 (1949) Author: Moore, Sr., Carlton | et. al. Relating to empowering all incorporated cities having a certain population population, to provide for the establishment of up to five (5) corporation Courts; repealing all laws in conflict; providing a savings clause.
SB 158 51-0 (1949) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to amending a previous Act, provide for the selection of Judges of the Corporation Courts in cities heretofore or hereafter Incorporated under or adopting or amending their charters under Article II, Section 5, of the Constitution of the State of Texas, in the manner specified in the Charters of such cities; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 476 50-0 (1947) Author: Cannon, Oscar E. Relating to granting to certain corporation courts additional jurisdiction in certain traffic violation cases; providing that if any section, subdivision, or clause of the Act be held invalid the decision shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of the Act.
HB 707 50-0 (1947) Author: Williams, Eugene C. Relating to amending a previous Act, enabling cities of over two hundred and fifty thousand (250,000) population to establish two (2) Corporation Courts; repealing all laws in conflict; providing a saving clause.
HB 778 50-0 (1947) Author: Smith, Preston Earnest Relating to enabling Home Rule cities of a certain population to establish two corporation Courts; repealing all laws in conflict; providing a saving clause.
HB 554 46-0 (1939) Author: Heflin, James McDonald Relating to enabling cities of over two hundred and eighty-five thousand (285,000) population, to establish two (2) Corporation Courts.
HB 975 46-0 (1939) Author: McFarland, Charles Milford | et. al. Relating to providing that corporation courts in certain cities, which cities are located in a county or counties which do not have county court at law, shall have final jurisdiction in all cases tried in such courts where the defendants have entered a plea of guilty in such courts.
HB 63 38-0 (1923) Author: Merriman, James Otho | et. al. Relating to establishing and creating a court to be known as the "Corporation Court in Port Arthur, Texas" and prescribing its organization, jurisdiction and procedure, and to conforming the jurisdiction and procedure of other courts thereto, repealing all laws in conflict herewith.
HB 149 37-1 (1921) Author: Crumpton, Sid Relating to the selection of special judges of corporation courts.
HB 609 36-0 (1919) Author: Stout, Lee E. Relating to establishing and creating a court to be known as "Corporation Court in Port Arthur, Texas," and prescribing its organization, jurisdiction and procedure, and conforming the jurisdiction and procedure of other courts thereto.
SB 353 36-0 (1919) Author: Cousins, Sr., William Roy Relating to establishing and creating a Court to be known as "Corporation Court in Port Arthur, Texas," and prescribing its organization, jurisdiction and procedure, and conforming the jurisdiction and procedure of other courts thereto. Senate: Judicial Districts
HB 103 36-2 (1919) Author: Gaddy, J. Homer Relating to creating and establishing a court for the trial of criminal causes and offenses of a criminal nature arising within the city of Port Arthur, Texas, and to prescribe its organization, jurisdiction and procedure, to conform the jurisdiction and procedure of other courts thereto.
SB 167 36-2 (1919) Author: Cousins, Sr., William Roy Relating to establishing a court for the trial of criminal causes and offenses within the city of Port Arthur; prescribing its organization, jurisdiction and procedure.
HB 90 35-0 (1917) Author: Holland, Robert H. Relating to regulating the practice in corporation courts and providing for appeal of cases tried therein and providing that no court costs shall be assessed in any case in courts in large cities against defendants.
HB 91 35-4 (1918) Author: Laney, Charles O. | et. al. Relating to amending certain articles relating to appeals from the Corporation Courts.
HB 183 35-4 (1918) Author: Denton, James T. Relating to establishing and creating the Municipal Court of Port Arthur; prescribing its organization, jurisdiction and procedure.
SB 32 35-4 (1918) Author: McNealus, James Clayton Relating to amending certain laws by providing for appeals from corporation courts to the Court of Criminal appeals in certain cities.
HB 327 34-0 (1915) Author: Gates, Sam Relating to amending a certain Statute and Code of Criminal Procedure providing to deprive corporations courts in certain cities to try offenses against the state law of which justices of the peace have jurisdiction.
HB 570 34-0 (1915) Author: Holland, Robert H. Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to the service of process out of corporation courts.
SB 227 34-0 (1915) Author: Bailey, John Heywood Relating to amending a certain Statute and the Code of Criminal Procedure depriving corporations courts in certain cities to try offenses against the state law of which justices of the peace have jurisdiction.
HB 623 33-0 (1913) Author: McKamy, Jr., William Cooper Relating to establishing and creating in each city over a certain population, a court to be known as the Municipal Court, prescribing the jurisdiction and organization thereof.
HJR 29 33-0 (1913)
SB 55 26-0 (1899) Relating to establishing and creating in each of the cities, towns and villages of this State a State court to be known as the corporation court in such city, town or village, and prescribing the jurisdiction and organization thereof, and to abolish municipal courts.
SB 30 24-0 (1895) Relating to establishing a court at Texarkana, in Bowie county, to be styled "Texarkana Civil and Criminal Court."

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