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HB 96 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 894 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners; imposing fees; creating criminal penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1218 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of prostitution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered in Calendars
HB 1666 85-0 (2017) Author: Meyer, Morgan | et. al. Relating to increasing the punishment for the offense of aggravated promotion of prostitution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1667 85-0 (2017) Author: Meyer, Morgan | et. al. Relating to increasing the punishment for the offense of promotion of prostitution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1848 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2398 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the punishment for certain possession offenses under the Texas Controlled Substances Act; changing eligibility for community supervision. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2960 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain trafficking and sexual offenses; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3611 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the termination of the entitlement of the state, a county, and certain municipalities to a share of a bingo prize fee collected in counties where certain illegal gambling occurs to the detriment of charitable bingo. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Placed on General State Calendar
HJR 23 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 55 85-0 (2017) Author: Alvarado, Carol Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the legislature to establish a state gaming commission and to authorize and provide for the regulation of gaming conducted at certain locations in this state, authorizing federally recognized Indian tribes to conduct gaming on certain Indian lands, and requiring the governor to call the legislature into special session to consider gaming legislation. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
SB 106 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to criminal offenses applicable to gambling devices, including eight-liners. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 166 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 236 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the repeal of statutes regarding the criminality or unacceptability of homosexual conduct and to the recognition of certain same-sex relationship statuses. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 478 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to a requirement that a school district or open-enrollment charter school terminate certain employees convicted of certain offenses. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1461 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the punishment for certain possession offenses under the Texas Controlled Substances Act; changing eligibility for community supervision. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 553 84-0 (2015) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al. Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 653 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the prosecution of money laundering involving the proceeds of the offense of possession of a gambling device or gambling equipment or paraphernalia. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1363 84-0 (2015) Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for the offense of prostitution; creating a criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1385 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners; providing penalties; imposing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1523 84-0 (2015) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2057 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2061 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the prosecution of the offense of prostitution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2319 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of the offense of prostitution; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2642 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the transfer of the licensing and regulation of charitable bingo to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation and regulation by counties of amusement redemption machine game rooms on bingo premises; requiring an occupational permit; authorizing fees and taxes; creating civil and administrative penalties; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4006 84-0 (2015) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to a requirement that a school district, open-enrollment charter school, or shared services arrangement terminate or refuse to hire an employee or applicant convicted of certain offenses. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4019 84-0 (2015) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the operation of a sports betting website and the placement of a bet through a sports betting website; creating a criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HJR 40 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the legislature to establish a state gaming commission and to authorize and provide for the regulation of gaming conducted at certain locations in this state, authorizing federally recognized Indian tribes to conduct gaming on certain Indian lands, and requiring the governor to call the legislature into special session to consider gaming legislation. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 92 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 129 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo Tribe and the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas to conduct all forms of gaming on certain tribal land and requiring the tribes to annually pay five percent of net proceeds from gaming to the comptroller of public accounts for deposit in the general revenue fund. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
SB 148 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 377 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the prosecution of the offense of prostitution. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 825 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of prostitution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1497 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to a requirement that a school district or open-enrollment charter school terminate certain employees convicted of certain offenses. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SJR 31 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment creating the Texas Gaming Commission, authorizing and regulating the operation of casino games and slot machines by a limited number of licensed operators and certain Indian tribes, authorizing a limited state video lottery system to be operated at horse and greyhound racetracks and on Indian tribal lands, and reducing the number of illegal gambling machines. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 51 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo Tribe and the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas to conduct all forms of gaming on certain tribal land and requiring the tribes to annually pay five percent of net proceeds from gaming to the comptroller of public accounts for deposit in the general revenue fund. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 42 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the prosecution of the offenses of gambling and keeping a gambling place. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 109 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners and the imposition of a fee on eight-liner owners; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 137 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to the information reported to the comptroller by a coin-operated machine license holder, the penalty for failure to report that information, the penalty for gambling promotion, and the prosecution of certain gambling offenses. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 292 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the authorization and regulation of poker gaming and the duties of the Texas Lottery Commission; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 394 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to limits on prizes for bingo games. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1701 83-0 (2013) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1919 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the defenses to prosecution of certain gambling offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 2098 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the authorization and regulation of social poker establishments and the duties of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2603 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the operation of casino gaming in this state by federally recognized Indian tribes on certain land; providing penalties; authorizing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2729 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to the operation of video lottery games by licensed horse and greyhound racetrack operators, to a defense for the operation of video lottery by Indian tribes, to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission and the Texas Racing Commission, and to the conduct of gambling in this state; providing penalties; authorizing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2801 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the punishment for the offense of prostitution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3232 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3241 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the civil prosecution of racketeering related to trafficking of persons; providing penalties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HJR 27 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 47 83-0 (2013) Author: Alvarado, Carol Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the legislature to establish a state gaming commission and to authorize and provide for the regulation of gaming conducted at certain locations in this state, authorizing federally recognized Indian tribes to conduct gaming on certain Indian lands, and requiring the governor to call the legislature into special session to consider gaming legislation. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 117 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of casino games in this state by federally recognized Indian tribes on certain land. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 121 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a state video lottery system to operate video lottery games at certain horse and greyhound racetracks and providing that federally recognized Indian tribes are not prohibited from conducting games of chance on certain Indian lands. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
SB 55 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners and the imposition of a fee on eight-liner owners; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 282 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to limits on prizes for bingo games. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 538 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 789 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the operation of video lottery games by licensed horse and greyhound racetrack operators, to a defense for the operation of video lottery by Indian tribes, to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission and the Texas Racing Commission, and to the conduct of gambling in this state; providing penalties; authorizing fees. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 799 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the operation of video gaming by authorized organizations and commercial operators that are licensed to conduct bingo or lease bingo premises; providing penalties; imposing fees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1712 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the punishment for the offense of prostitution. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SJR 6 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment providing immediate additional revenue for the state budget by creating the Texas Gaming Commission, authorizing and regulating the operation of casino games and slot machines by a limited number of licensed operators and certain Indian tribes, and authorizing a limited state video lottery system to be operated at horse and greyhound racetracks and on Indian tribal lands. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 36 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a state video lottery system to operate video lottery games at certain horse and greyhound racetracks and providing that federally recognized Indian tribes are not prohibited from conducting games of chance on certain Indian lands. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SJR 37 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to legalize the operation of video gaming in this state by persons and organizations licensed to conduct bingo or lease bingo premises and providing that federally recognized Indian tribes are not prohibited from conducting gaming on certain Indian lands. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 82 82-0 (2011) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to the criminal offenses applicable to gambling and gambling devices. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 382 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to the authorization and regulation of poker gaming and the duties of the Texas Lottery Commission; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 594 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to the information reported to the comptroller by a coin-operated machine license holder, the penalty for failure to report that information, and the penalty for gambling promotion. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 604 82-0 (2011) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1154 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the assessment of a civil penalty against owners and operators of coin-operated machines who commit certain gambling offenses. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1183 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena | et. al. Relating to local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners and the imposition of a fee on eight-liner owners; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1994 82-0 (2011) Author: Weber, Randy | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the creation of a first offender prostitution prevention program. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2111 82-0 (2011) Author: Woolley, Beverly | et. al. Relating to the operation of video lottery games by licensed horse and greyhound racetrack operators, to a defense for the operation of video lottery by Indian tribes, to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission and the Texas Racing Commission, and to the conduct of gambling in this state; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2156 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2424 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the operation of video gaming by authorized organizations and commercial operators that are licensed to conduct bingo or lease bingo premises; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 3575 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the operation of casino gaming in this state by federally recognized Indian tribes on certain land; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 3576 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the operation of casino gaming in this state by federally recognized Indian tribes on certain land and by licensed operators at horse and greyhound racetracks and licensed locations; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 28 82-0 (2011) Author: Alvarado, Carol Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the legislature to establish a state gaming commission and to authorize and provide for the regulation of gaming conducted at certain locations in this state, authorizing federally recognized Indian tribes to conduct gaming on certain Indian lands, and requiring the governor to call the legislature into special session to consider gaming legislation. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 41 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 111 82-0 (2011) Author: Woolley, Beverly | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a state video lottery system to operate video lottery games at certain horse and greyhound racetracks and providing that federally recognized Indian tribes are not prohibited from conducting games of chance on certain Indian lands. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 112 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment creating the Texas Gaming Commission and authorizing and regulating casino games and slot machines by licensed operators and certain Indian tribes to provide money for the property tax relief fund and additional financial aid for higher education students. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 119 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to legalize the operation of video gaming in this state by persons and organizations licensed to conduct bingo or lease bingo premises and providing that federally recognized Indian tribes are not prohibited from conducting gaming on certain Indian lands. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 151 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of casino games in this state by federally recognized Indian tribes on certain land. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 152 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of casino games in this state by federally recognized Indian tribes on certain land and by licensed operators at horse and greyhound racetracks and licensed locations. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
SB 83 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the statute of limitations on prosecution of the offense of bigamy. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1060 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the creation of a first offender prostitution prevention program. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1118 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the operation of video lottery games by licensed horse and greyhound racetrack operators, to a defense for the operation of video lottery by Indian tribes, to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission and the Texas Racing Commission, and to the conduct of gambling in this state; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1212 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the operation of video gaming by authorized organizations and commercial operators that are licensed to conduct bingo or lease bingo premises; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1245 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners and the imposition of a fee on eight-liner owners; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 33 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a state video lottery system to operate video lottery games at certain horse and greyhound racetracks and providing that federally recognized Indian tribes are not prohibited from conducting games of chance on certain Indian lands. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 34 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment creating the Texas Gaming Commission and authorizing and regulating casino games and slot machines by licensed operators and certain Indian tribes to provide money for the property tax relief fund and additional financial aid for higher education students. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 35 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to legalize the operation of video gaming in this state by persons and organizations licensed to conduct bingo or lease bingo premises and providing that federally recognized Indian tribes are not prohibited from conducting gaming on certain Indian lands. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 73 81-0 (2009) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to the criminal offenses applicable to gambling and gambling devices. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 74 81-0 (2009) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the forfeiture of property related to certain gambling offenses. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 75 81-0 (2009) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the licensing and regulation of amusement redemption machines at certain locations; providing criminal penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 222 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to the authorization and regulation of poker gaming and the duties of the Texas Lottery Commission; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Postponed
HB 358 81-0 (2009) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the seizure of the circuit board of a gambling device or equipment, altered gambling equipment, or gambling paraphernalia. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 724 81-0 (2009) Author: Veasey, Marc | et. al. Relating to the penalties prescribed for committing prostitution within a certain distance of certain designated places. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 1147 81-0 (2009) Author: Frost, Stephen | et. al. Relating to conduct constituting the offense of dog fighting and to the criminal and civil consequences of committing that offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1308 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to certain gaming activity conducted by an Indian tribe or tribal organization. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1618 81-0 (2009) Author: Pena, Aaron | et. al. Relating to the civil and criminal prosecution of racketeering; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1724 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to the authorization and regulation of casino and slot gaming in this state, the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming Commission, and the powers and duties of the Texas Racing Commission; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2325 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners and imposing a fee on eight-liner owners; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2332 81-0 (2009) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the penalties prescribed for committing prostitution within a certain distance of certain designated places. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 2657 81-0 (2009) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to disciplinary action taken against certain public school students on the basis of serious and persistent misbehavior. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3024 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the allocation of a portion of the revenue from lottery ticket sales to combat problem and compulsive gambling. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3026 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 3548 81-0 (2009) Author: Miklos, Robert Relating to the forfeiture of certain contraband and an affirmative defense to that forfeiture. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 4018 81-0 (2009) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of amusement redemption machines and imposing a fee on amusement redemption machines; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 4062 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Relating to authorizing the operation of video lottery games by licensed horse and greyhound racetrack operators, to providing a defense for the operation of video lottery by Indian tribes, to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission and the Texas Racing Commission, and to the conduct of gambling in this state; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 70 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing and regulating slot machines and casino games by licensed operators and certain Indian tribes to provide additional money to fund transportation in this state and to provide additional financial aid for higher education students. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 79 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 87 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to treat recognized Indian tribes equally with regard to authorizing gambling or other gaming activity on tribal land. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 129 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the state to operate video lottery games at certain horse and greyhound racetracks and providing that federally recognized Indian tribes are not prohibited from conducting gaming on certain Indian lands. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
SB 210 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to certain prohibited lottery games. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 309 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike | et. al. Relating to the licensing and regulation of amusement redemption machines at certain locations; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
SB 310 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the forfeiture of property related to certain gambling offenses. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 311 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the criminal offenses applicable to gambling and gambling devices. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 370 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to the penalty for engaging in gambling promotion or keeping a gambling place. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 422 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to criminal offenses applicable to gambling and gambling devices. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 528 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the penalties prescribed for committing prostitution within a certain distance of certain designated places. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 554 81-0 (2009) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Frost, Stephen
Relating to conduct constituting the offense of dog fighting and to the criminal and civil consequences of committing that offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 787 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Pierson, Paula | et. al.
Relating to the statute of limitations on prosecution of the offense of bigamy. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 998 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the seizure of the circuit board of a gambling device or equipment, altered gambling equipment, or gambling paraphernalia. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1065 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al. Relating to civil racketeering; providing civil penalties. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1084 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the authorization and regulation of casino and slot gaming in this state, the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming Commission, and the powers and duties of the Texas Racing Commission; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1181 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the employment of certain persons by amusement parks. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Industry
SB 2394 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to criminal offenses applicable to gambling and gambling devices. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SJR 31 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing and regulating slot machines and casino games by licensed operators and certain Indian tribes to provide additional money to fund transportation in this state and to provide additional financial aid for higher education students. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 10 80-0 (2007) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to certain gaming activity conducted by an Indian tribe or tribal organization. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 292 80-0 (2007) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the requirement that certain offenders undergo testing for AIDS, HIV infection, or related conditions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 330 80-0 (2007) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to the criminal offenses applicable to gambling and gambling devices. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 653 80-0 (2007) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to charitable poker runs that benefit certain nonprofit organizations; providing a penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 655 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the prosecution of the offense of improper photography or visual recording. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 880 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to a sign advertising or identifying a sexually oriented business; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: County Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 910 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to civil penalties for committing the offense of prostitution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1326 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1405 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the operation of video lottery games for this state to provide additional money to fund governmental programs; the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming and Boxing Commission; the powers and duties of the Texas Lottery Commission, the Texas Racing Commission, and the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation, and the regulation of gambling activities in this state; making an appropriation; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 1448 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the punishment for the offense of possession of a gambling device, equipment, or paraphernalia. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1451 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the punishment for the offense of prostitution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in subcommittee
HB 1883 80-0 (2007) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to licensing and regulation of massage and bodywork therapies; providing penalties. House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
HB 2350 80-0 (2007) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Relating to eligibility of certain persons for an alcoholic beverage license or permit. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2462 80-0 (2007) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to providing for the sale of certain gambling equipment seized by a law enforcement agency. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3186 80-0 (2007) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to the authorization and regulation of poker gaming and the duties of the Texas Lottery Commission; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3326 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to authorizing the operation of video lottery games by licensed horse and greyhound racetrack operators, to the operation of video lottery by Indian tribes, to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission and the Texas Racing Commission, and to the conduct of gambling in this state; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Meeting cancelled
HB 3335 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the operation of video lottery games for this state to provide additional money to fund governmental programs; the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming and Boxing Commission; the powers and duties of the Texas Lottery Commission, the Texas Racing Commission, and the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation, and the regulation of gaming and other gambling activities authorized by law in this state; making an appropriation; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Meeting cancelled
HB 3351 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the operation of video lottery games for this state to provide additional money to fund governmental programs; the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming and Boxing Commission; the powers and duties of the Texas Lottery Commission, the Texas Racing Commission, and the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation, and the regulation of casino gaming and other gambling activities in this state; making an appropriation; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Meeting cancelled
HB 3371 80-0 (2007) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the penalty for the offense of compelling prostitution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3914 80-0 (2007) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission to establish an Internet lottery game program. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HJR 10 80-0 (2007) Author: Chavez, Norma Proposing a constitutional amendment permitting recognized Indian tribes to conduct gambling or other gaming activity on certain tribal land. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 14 80-0 (2007) Author: Chavez, Norma Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to permit certain recognized Indian tribes to conduct gambling or other gaming activity on certain tribal land. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 15 80-0 (2007) Author: Chavez, Norma Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to treat recognized Indian tribes equally with regard to authorizing gambling or other gaming activity on tribal land. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 63 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the state to operate video lottery games at certain racetracks and on Indian lands to provide additional money to fund governmental programs. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HJR 98 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of video lottery games by licensed racetrack operators and certain Indian tribes. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Meeting cancelled
HJR 99 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing video lottery games at certain racetracks and on Indian lands, authorizing the regulation of gaming to provide additional money to fund governmental programs, and regulating the locations at which gambling may be conducted in this state. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Meeting cancelled
HJR 100 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing video lottery games and casino gaming at certain racetracks, at certain tourist destination locations, and on Indian lands to provide additional money to fund governmental programs and regulating the locations at which gambling may be conducted in this state. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Meeting cancelled
SB 882 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to authorizing certain gaming activity conducted by an Indian tribe or tribal organization on tribal land. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1284 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the penalty for the offense of compelling prostitution. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1359 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the authorization and regulation of casino gambling and to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming Commission; authorizing taxes; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1452 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the regulation of certain ocean-going ships on which gambling is offered and to the application of certain gambling offenses to the ships; creating offenses and providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1478 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to authorizing certain nonprofit organizations to conduct charitable poker tournaments; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1552 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to allowing qualified organizations to conduct raffles using stored value cards and video displays. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1564 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to eligibility of certain persons for an alcoholic beverage license or permit. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1740 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to the prosecution of certain sexual offenses and to the registration and supervision of sex offenders. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1806 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to certain gaming activity conducted by an Indian tribe or tribal organization. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 8 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing casino gaming and requiring creation of a Texas Gaming Commission to regulate gaming and casino-based development projects in this state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 33 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Proposing a constitutional amendment permitting recognized Indian tribes to conduct gambling or other gaming activity on certain tribal land. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 45 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to authorize the operation of limited casino gaming by licensed operators and recognized Indian tribes and to authorize the operation of video lottery games by licensed horse and greyhound racetrack operators and recognized Indian tribes, requiring the legislature to create a Texas Gaming Commission to regulate gaming and casino-based development projects in this state, and establishing a higher education trust fund from state gaming revenues to pay tuition and fees for the postsecondary education of Texas high school graduates. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 9 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino | et. al. Relating to authorizing the operation of video lottery games on behalf of this state; the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming and Boxing Commission; the powers and duties of the Texas Lottery Commission, the Texas Racing Commission, and the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation, and the regulation of gaming in this state; appropriating money; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 103 79-0 (2005) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin | et. al. Relating to the punishment for the offense of possession of a gambling device, equipment, or paraphernalia. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in subcommittee
HB 219 79-0 (2005) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to a sign advertising or identifying a sexually oriented business; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 436 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to criminal and civil penalties for committing certain offenses involving prostitution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 541 79-0 (2005) Author: Krusee, Mike
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the conduct of charitable raffles. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 582 79-0 (2005) Author: Reyna, Elvira
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of taking or attempting to take a stun gun from a peace officer, parole officer, or community supervision and corrections department officer. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 897 79-0 (2005) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the operation of video lottery games on behalf of this state by persons licensed to conduct wagering on horse or greyhound races, persons licensed to operate the games at other locations, and recognized Indian tribes; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1074 79-0 (2005) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to the punishment for the offense of obscenity. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1085 79-0 (2005) Author: Dawson, Glenda Relating to the maximum value of a charitable raffle prize. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1337 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the authorization and regulation of casino gambling and to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming Commission; authorizing taxes; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1417 79-0 (2005) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain gaming activity conducted by an Indian tribe or tribal organization. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1433 79-0 (2005) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the provision of a violent or sexually explicit video game to a minor; providing criminal penalties. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1824 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to authorizing an alcoholic beverage permit holder to host a card game. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1871 79-0 (2005) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to creating an offense for the unauthorized operation of a recording device in a motion picture theater. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1927 79-0 (2005) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the requirement that certain offenders undergo testing for AIDS, HIV infection, or related conditions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2038 79-0 (2005) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the establishment and operation of state regulated video lottery terminals at licensed Texas racetracks to enhance the Texas Racehorse and Greyhound racing and breeding industries; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2533 79-0 (2005) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the possession of alcoholic beverages on the premises of certain sexually oriented businesses; providing a penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2696 79-0 (2005) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the licensing and regulation of massage therapy and massage establishments and certain services related to massage; providing penalties. House: Government Reform
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2715 79-0 (2005) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to authorizing licensed bingo organizations to conduct charitable poker games. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3172 79-0 (2005) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the authorization and regulation of gambling and to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming Commission; authorizing taxes; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3215 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3230 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to authorizing the operation of video lottery games on behalf of this state, the powers and duties of the Texas Lottery Commission, and the regulation of gaming in this state; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3260 79-0 (2005) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin Relating to the penalties for certain gambling offenses and to the forfeiture of certain gambling devices, equipment, and paraphernalia. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3296 79-0 (2005) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to authorizing a general-purpose political committee to conduct a raffle to raise money for political purposes. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in subcommittee
HJR 3 79-0 (2005) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al. Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of video lottery games on behalf of the state by persons licensed to conduct wagering on horse or greyhound races and by recognized Indian tribes and prohibiting the operation of other gambling devices. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 4 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the state to operate video lottery games at racetracks and on Indian lands and authorizing casino gaming in this state. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 5 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the state to operate video lottery games and the operation of other games of chance to supplement the video lottery games at certain horse and greyhound racetracks and on Indian lands. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 38 79-0 (2005) Author: Turner, Sylvester Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of video lottery games on behalf of the state by persons licensed to conduct wagering on horse or greyhound races, persons licensed to operate the games at additional locations, and recognized Indian tribes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 49 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing casino gaming. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 62 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a business entity to conduct sweepstakes for its customers. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HJR 63 79-0 (2005) Author: Allen, Ray Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing state video lottery games that may be operated by licensed racetrack operators or recognized Indian tribes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 78 79-0 (2005) Author: Geren, Charlie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing casino gaming and requiring creation of a Texas Gaming Commission to regulate gaming and casino-based development projects in this state and authorizing the state to operate video lottery games at racetracks and on Indian lands. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 94 79-0 (2005) Author: Eiland, Craig Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize this state to license persons to conduct certain electronic gaming on cruise vessels departing from or returning to a dock in this state. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
SB 1097 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to the operation of video lottery games as part of the state lottery in municipalities or counties in which the voters have approved the operation of the games; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1294 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the punishment for the offense of obscenity. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1326 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the creation of county gaming districts to regulate local-option video lottery gaming; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1327 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the establishment, oversight, and operation of video lottery terminals owned by Indian tribes on Indian lands; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1403 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to authorizing the state to operate video lottery at racetracks, to the operation of video lottery by Indian tribes, to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission, and to the conduct of gambling in this state; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1638 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the prevention of certain gatherings within a municipality. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SJR 18 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing casino gaming and requiring creation of a Texas Gaming Commission to regulate gaming and casino-based development projects in this state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 29 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of video lottery games on behalf of the state by persons licensed to operate the games in counties or municipalities in which the voters have approved the operation of the games. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 30 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize this state to license persons to conduct certain electronic gaming on cruise vessels departing from or returning to a dock in this state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 32 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of video lottery games by certain Indian tribes on Indian lands. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 34 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the state to operate video lottery games at racetracks and on Indian lands. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 58 79-1 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to authorizing the operation of video lottery games on behalf of this state to provide additional money to fund public education and other governmental programs; the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Gaming and Boxing Commission; the powers and duties of the Texas Lottery Commission, the Texas Racing Commission, and the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation, and the regulation of other gambling activities in this state; appropriating money; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 18 79-1 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the state to operate video lottery games at certain racetracks and on Indian lands to provide additional money to fund public education and other governmental programs. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 46 79-1 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to authorizing the state to operate video lottery at racetracks, to the operation of video lottery by certain Indian tribes, and to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 76 79-1 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to authorizing certain nonprofit organizations organized by recognized Indian tribes to conduct bingo. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 7 79-1 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing casino gaming and requiring creation of a Texas Gaming Commission to regulate gaming and casino-based development projects in this state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 34 79-2 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to authorizing the state to operate video lottery at racetracks, to the operation of video lottery by certain Indian tribes, and to the authority of the Texas Lottery Commission; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 59 79-3 (2006) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the prosecution of the offense of improper photography or visual recording. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 162 79-3 (2006) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the operation of video lottery games as part of the state lottery in municipalities or counties in which the voters have approved the operation of the games and by certain Indian tribes on Indian land; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HJR 37 79-3 (2006) Author: Pickett, Joseph Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to legalize the operation of video lottery games in counties or municipalities in which the voters have approved the operation of the games and by certain Indian tribes on Indian land. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 12 78-0 (2003) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of disorderly conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 64 78-0 (2003) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al. Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain obscenity offenses and other offenses committed to further the commission of obscenity offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 138 78-0 (2003) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al. Relating to the creation of an offense prohibiting the covert photography or visual recording of another for an improper sexual purpose and to certain consequences on conviction of that offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 175 78-0 (2003) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the creation of an offense prohibiting the unsolicited transmission of depictions of sexual conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 235 78-0 (2003) Author: West, George | et. al. Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the offense of obscene display or distribution and to certain consequences of a conviction for that offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 236 78-0 (2003) Author: West, George | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the punishment for the offense of obscenity and to certain consequences related to convictions for certain sex offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 237 78-0 (2003) Author: West, George | et. al. Relating to evidence offered in the prosecution of the offense of child pornography. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 559 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Betty
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the disposition of certain contraband. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 809 78-0 (2003) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to certain gaming activity conducted by an Indian tribe or tribal organization. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1060 78-0 (2003) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to prohibiting the promotion of certain improper photographs or visual recordings; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1407 78-0 (2003) Author: Hupp, Suzanna Relating to the exhibition and regulation of amusement redemption machines by certain nonprofit organizations and others where approved by local option. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 2056 78-0 (2003) Author: Dawson, Glenda
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the maximum value of a charitable raffle prize. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 2257 78-0 (2003) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to the regulation of sexually oriented businesses. House: County Affairs Reported favorably as substituted
HB 2441 78-0 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino | et. al. Relating to the regulation of amusement redemption machines. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2543 78-0 (2003) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to allowing nonprofit corporations to offer limited cash prizes under the Charitable Raffle Enabling Act. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 2696 78-0 (2003) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the prosecution of the offense of improper photography or visual recording. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 140 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of certain visual images; providing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Laid on the table subject to call
SB 1092 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to evidence offered in the prosecution of the offense of child pornography. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 1446 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to certain gaming activity conducted by an Indian tribe or tribal organization. Filed
HB 55 78-1 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Lottery Commission; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 17 78-4 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to authorizing the state to conduct video lottery and authorizing Indian tribes to conduct video lottery under a contract with the state; providing penalties. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
HB 81 78-4 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the possession of alcoholic beverages on the premises of certain sexually oriented businesses; providing a penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HJR 3 78-4 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the state to operate video lotteries. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
HB 73 77-0 (2001) Author: Garcia, Domingo | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the creation of an offense prohibiting the covert photography or visual recording of another for an improper sexual purpose. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 221 77-0 (2001) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain obscenity offenses and other offenses committed to further the commission of obscenity offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 265 77-0 (2001) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al. Relating to the creation of an offense prohibiting the covert visual recording of another for an improper sexual purpose and to certain consequences on conviction of that offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 460 77-0 (2001) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the penalty for the offense of prostitution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 514 77-0 (2001) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to a defense to certain gambling-related offenses for gaming activity conducted by an Indian tribe. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 542 77-0 (2001) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to the creation of an offense prohibiting the covert photography or visual recording of another for an improper sexual purpose. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 988 77-0 (2001) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the offense of prostitution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1040 77-0 (2001) Author: Clark, Ron Relating to the creation of an offense prohibiting the covert photography or visual recording of another at certain reasonably private locations. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2629 77-0 (2001) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Relating to authorizing certain community bingo games offered without charge and with nominal prizes. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2967 77-0 (2001) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to gaming activities by certain Indian tribes. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3234 77-0 (2001) Author: Reyna, Arthur Relating to the regulation of bingo. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 138 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the punishment of the offenses of public lewdness and indecent exposure. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 253 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to a defense to certain gambling-related offenses for gaming activity conducted by an Indian tribe. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 257 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
Relating to the purchase of a lottery ticket by a person younger than the age of 18; imposing criminal penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1504 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the regulation of bingo. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 173 76-0 (1999) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to requiring a person in the business of selling personal computers to provide certain software with each personal computer sold. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 292 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al. Relating to the prosecution and punishment of offenses related to prostitution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 357 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain obscenity offenses and other offenses committed to further the commission of obscenity offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 375 76-0 (1999) Author: Williams, Thomas Relating to the uncorroborated testimony of victims of certain sexual offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 758 76-0 (1999) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the right of a person arrested for the offense of public intoxication to request an analysis of the person's blood or breath to determine intoxication. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 874 76-0 (1999) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to certain prohibited activities by persons younger than 18 years of age conducted on premises covered by an alcoholic beverage license or permit; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Laid on the table subject to call
HB 899 76-0 (1999) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the forfeiture of motor vehicles used in the commission of certain offenses involving prostitution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1055 76-0 (1999) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the forfeiture of motor vehicles used in the commission of certain offenses involving prostitution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1203 76-0 (1999) Author: Williams, Thomas Relating to conduct constituting the offense of sexual performance by a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1389 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the creation of the offense of fighting between a dog and a hog. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1441 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to employment harmful to persons younger than 21 years of age on the premises of a holder of an alcoholic beverage permit or license. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 1442 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to employment harmful to persons younger than 21 years of age; providing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1690 76-0 (1999) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to the criminal offenses applicable to gambling and gambling devices. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1794 76-0 (1999) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the offense of employment harmful to certain persons. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1802 76-0 (1999) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to an affirmative defense to certain gambling offenses committed on an ocean-going vessel. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1806 76-0 (1999) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the creation of an offense prohibiting children from dancing under certain circumstances. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2047 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the creation of an offense prohibiting the covert visual recording of another for an improper sexual purpose and to certain consequences on conviction of that offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
HB 2306 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to the punishment for the offense of prostitution and requiring treatment of persons convicted of that offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered in Calendars
HB 2368 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the establishment and operation of state-owned casinos; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 2978 76-0 (1999) Author: Hamric, Peggy
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to requiring an individual convicted of or receiving deferred adjudication for the offense of prostitution to undergo certain medical tests and to the creation of the offense of engaging in prostitution while knowingly infected with certain diseases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
House appoints conferees-reported
SB 33 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Allen, Ray
Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain offenses involving the sexual exploitation of a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 222 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Farrar, Jessica
Relating to certain prohibited activities by persons younger than 18 years of age conducted on premises covered by an alcoholic beverage license or permit; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 970 76-0 (1999) Author: Sibley, David
Sponsor: Keel, Terry
Relating to the criminal offenses applicable to gambling and gambling devices. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Economic Development
Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
HB 185 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the punishment for obscenity offenses involving songs or poetry. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 198 75-0 (1997) Author: Nixon, Joe | et. al. Relating to holding an election in each county on whether certain sexually oriented businesses should be allowed to operate in the county. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 228 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to employment harmful to persons younger than 21 years of age on the premises of a holder of an alcoholic beverage permit or license. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 229 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to employment harmful to persons younger than 21 years of age; providing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 272 75-0 (1997) Author: Hamric, Peggy | et. al. Relating to the offense of employment harmful to a person younger than 21 years of age. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 281 75-0 (1997) Author: Nixon, Joe | et. al. Relating to the sale, service, delivery, distribution, consumption, or possession of alcoholic beverages at sexually oriented businesses; providing a penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 282 75-0 (1997) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to the sale, service, delivery, distribution, or consumption of alcoholic beverages on the premises of a sexually oriented business. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Laid on table subject to call in committee
HB 283 75-0 (1997) Author: Nixon, Joe | et. al. Relating to the offense of employment harmful to a person younger than 21 years of age. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 449 75-0 (1997) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to the control of and disabling of gambling devices, equipment, or paraphernalia while an ocean-going vessel is in the territorial waters of this state. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 630 75-0 (1997) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to impose specific distance requirements regarding the location of a sexually oriented business. House: Land & Resource Management Placed on General State Calendar
HB 695 75-0 (1997) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the forfeiture of motor vehicles used in the commission of certain offenses involving prostitution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 761 75-0 (1997) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to the notice required before a sexually oriented business may be constructed, operated, or used; providing penalties. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 1120 75-0 (1997) Author: Davila, Diana Relating to the employment of minors on the premises of a sexually oriented business; providing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1121 75-0 (1997) Author: Davila, Diana Relating to the presence of minors on the premises of certain sexually oriented businesses; providing a criminal penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 1183 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the punishment for the offense of bigamy. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1252 75-0 (1997) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to regulation of a person that exhibits nudity and that allows the possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages on the premises; providing criminal penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1329 75-0 (1997) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al. Relating to the repeal of Section 21.06, Penal Code, prohibiting homosexual conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1731 75-0 (1997) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to the definition of engaging in sexual contact for the purposes of prosecuting certain sexual offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1913 75-0 (1997) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to the prosecution and punishment of offenses related to prostitution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2199 75-0 (1997) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain obscenity offenses and other offenses committed to further the commission of obscenity offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2303 75-0 (1997) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to requiring an individual convicted of the offense of prostitution to undergo certain medical tests and to the creation of the offense of engaging in prostitution while knowingly infected with certain diseases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2516 75-0 (1997) Author: Chavez, Norma
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the offense of disorderly conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
No action taken in committee
HB 3287 75-0 (1997) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the statewide regulation of sexually oriented businesses; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 3350 75-0 (1997) Author: Place, Allen | et. al.
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to the criminal offenses applicable to gambling and gambling devices. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
House adopts conf. comm. report-reported
HB 3472 75-0 (1997) Author: Clark, Ron | et. al. Relating to the regulation of outdoor advertising of sexually oriented businesses on or near an interstate or primary highway system. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 674 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E. | et. al.
Sponsor: Place, Allen
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of possession or promotion of child pornography. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 864 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to the control of and disabling of gambling devices, equipment, or paraphernalia while an ocean-going vessel is in the territorial waters of this state. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1701 75-0 (1997) Author: Sibley, David Relating to the regulation of gambling and gambling devices. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 178 74-0 (1995) Author: Combs, Susan Relating to broadening the offense of disorderly conduct to include certain behavior. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 317 74-0 (1995) Author: Combs, Susan Relating to conduct constituting the offense of disorderly conduct and the punishment for engaging in that conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 705 74-0 (1995) Author: Jones, Jesse | et. al. Relating to the creation of the offense of authorizing or employing persons without identification to work in certain sexually oriented businesses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor Authorized
HB 777 74-0 (1995) Author: Allen, Ray | et. al. Relating to creating an offense for engaging in certain conduct associated with a performance harmful to a minor. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 884 74-0 (1995) Author: Jones, Jesse | et. al. Relating to harmful performance in the presence of a minor; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1035 74-0 (1995) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to school district employees who are arrested for felonies or offenses involving moral turpitude. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1267 74-0 (1995) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to the offense of employment harmful to a person younger than 21 years of age. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1310 74-0 (1995) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to employment harmful to persons younger than 21 years of age; providing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1342 74-0 (1995) Author: Yarbrough, Ken
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to regulation of a person that exhibits nudity and that allows the possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages on the premises; providing criminal penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 1967 74-0 (1995) Author: Moffat, Nancy Relating to prohibiting school districts from employing persons or contracting with certain persons who employ persons convicted of a felony or an offense involving moral turpitude. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
SB 57 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the offense of employment harmful to a person younger than 21 years of age. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 308 74-0 (1995) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Hunter, Todd | et. al.
Relating to civil actions for public nuisances, and making an appropriation. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 531 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the punishment for the offense of bigamy. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
HB 98 73-0 (1993) Author: Carona, John Relating to an illegal gambling tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 181 73-0 (1993) Author: Hill, Fred
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the registration of certain persons convicted of obscenity offenses under the sexual offenders registration program. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 263 73-0 (1993) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to the location of sexually oriented businesses. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 426 73-0 (1993) Author: Horn, Jim | et. al. Relating to the creation of a repeat offender penalty for certain obscenity offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor Authorized
HB 615 73-0 (1993) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to the issuance of marriage licenses. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 652 73-0 (1993) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 951 73-0 (1993) Author: Patterson, Pete Relating to creation of an offense involving nudity at certain businesses where alcoholic beverages are sold. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 1147 73-0 (1993) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the imposition of a fee on sex offenders as a condition of probation or release on parole or to mandatory supervision to fund certain sexual assault programs. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1201 73-0 (1993) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the offense of sale, distribution, or exhibition of lyrics harmful to minors and a requirement that certain recordings be labeled as containing explicit lyrics; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1202 73-0 (1993) Author: Wilson, Ron | et. al. Relating to the punishment for obscenity offenses involving songs or poetry. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor Authorized
HB 1323 73-0 (1993) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the creation of the offense of authorizing or employing persons without identification to work in certain sexually oriented businesses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1774 73-0 (1993) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the creation of the offense of sexual exploitation by a psychotherapist. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2538 73-0 (1993) Author: Davis, Yvonne
Sponsor: West, Royce | et. al.
Relating to a requirement of a hearing before granting or renewing a license or other permit to a sexually oriented business. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Tagged in committee
SB 189 73-0 (1993) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the registration of certain persons convicted of obscenity offenses under the sexual offenders registration program. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 17 72-0 (1991) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the punishment for obscenity offenses involving songs or poetry. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 212 72-0 (1991) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to the creation of a repeat offender penalty for certain obscenity offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 564 72-0 (1991) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 646 72-0 (1991) Author: Shelley, Dan Relating to the use or maintenance of certain places for acts of public lewdness as a public or common nuisance. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 968 72-0 (1991) Author: Carter, Bill | et. al. Relating to a defense to the offenses of possession of gambling device or equipment and possession of gambling paraphernalia. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1017 72-0 (1991) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the offense of sale, distribution, or exhibition of lyrics harmful to minors and a requirement that certain recordings be labeled as containing explicit lyrics; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 1153 72-0 (1991) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al. Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor Authorized
HB 1346 72-0 (1991) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to restrictions on the location of vending machines containing tobacco products; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1715 72-0 (1991) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to a defense to the offense of possession of a gambling device. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 2077 72-0 (1991) Author: Cavazos, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the application of certain gambling offenses to ocean-going vessels. House: State Affairs 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 2357 72-0 (1991) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the transfer to minors of movie videos. House: Business & Commerce No action taken in committee
HB 2540 72-0 (1991) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the obscenity provisions of the Penal Code, including definitions applicable to those provisions, to the elements of and penalties for certain offenses involving child ponography and sexual performance by a minor. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2670 72-0 (1991) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to persons who are authorized to sell marital aids and other devices designed to promote safe sexual practices. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Reported favorably with substitute
HB 2684 72-0 (1991) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the issuance of marriage licenses. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 2702 72-0 (1991) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to promiscuity as a defense to prosecution of a sexual assault of a child or indecency with a child and to the admissibility of evidence relating to promiscuity. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HCR 157 72-0 (1991) Author: Edwards, Al Encouraging manufacturers, distributors and retailers of electronic recordings to label their products having provocative content. House: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
HR 212 72-0 (1991) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Requesting Attorney General Dan Morales to appeal the ruling of the 200th District Court that has held unconstitutional Section 21.06, Penal Code. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor Authorized
HR 589 72-0 (1991) Author: Edwards, Al Encouraging producers, manufacturers, distributors, and retailers of electronic recordings to label those products that contain offensive, explicit, or provocative lyrics. House: Business & Commerce 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HR 1088 72-0 (1991) Author: Edwards, Al Encouraging all producers, manufacturers, distributors, and retailers of electronic recordings to label those products that contain offensive, explicit, or provocative lyrics. Reported enrolled
SB 247 72-0 (1991) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: Carter, Bill
Relating to a defense to the offenses of possession of gambling device or equipment and possession of gambling paraphernalia. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
SB 433 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to a defense to the offense of possession of a gambling device. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 469 72-0 (1991) Author: Tejeda, Frank
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to restrictions on the location of vending machines containing tobacco products; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
1st Printing sent to Calendars
SB 470 72-0 (1991) Author: Tejeda, Frank
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to a prohibition of cigarette or other tobacco product advertising within 500 feet of a school or church. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
SB 612 72-0 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Hury, James
Relating to the regulation of ocean-going ships on which gambling is offered and to the application of certain gambling offenses to ocean-going ships; creating offenses; imposing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Point of order sustained
SB 1032 72-0 (1991) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Crawford, Richard
Relating to the jurisdiction of a district court in a suit regarding a permit for a sexually oriented business. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1613 72-0 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the regulation of ocean-going ships on which gambling is offered and to the application of certain gambling offenses to ocean-going ships; creating offenses; imposing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 164 72-1 (1991) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 201 72-1 (1991) Author: Hury, James | et. al. Relating to the regulation of ocean-going vessels on which gambling is offered and to the application of certain gambling offenses to ocean-going vessels; creating offenses; imposing penalties. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
SB 95 72-1 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the regulaton of ocean-going vessels on which gambling is offered and to the application of certain gambling offenses to ocean-going vessels; creating offenses; imposing penalties. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 89 72-2 (1991) Author: Hury, James | et. al. Relating to the regulation of ocean-going vessels on which gambling is offered and to the application of certain gambling offenses to ocean-going vessels; creating offenses; imposing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 40 72-2 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the regulation of ocean-going vessels on which gambling is offered and to the application of certain gambling offenses to ocean-going vessels; creating offenses; imposing penalties. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 141 71-0 (1989) Author: Hury, James
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the application of certain gambling offenses to ocean-going vessels and to the regulation and inspection of those vessels. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 160 71-0 (1989) Author: Campbell, Ben | et. al. Relating to the authority of municipalities and counties to regulate sexually oriented businesses. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 327 71-0 (1989) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al. Relating to the creation of the offense of transferring an unlabled movie video. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 328 71-0 (1989) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al. Relating to the creation of an offense for the sale or rental of graphically violent movie videos to minors. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 377 71-0 (1989) Author: Shelley, Dan
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to the offense of promotion of child pornography. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 512 71-0 (1989) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al. Relating to the obscenity provisions of the Penal Code, including definitions applicable to those provisions, to the elements of and penalties for certain offenses involving obscenity and child pornography... House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 513 71-0 (1989) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al. Relating to revision of the obscenity provisions of the Penal Code, including the definitions applicable to those provisions, and the elements of and penalties for certain offenses involving obscenity, material.... House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 515 71-0 (1989) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al. Relating to architectural and disclosure requirements for sexually oriented businesses and to the classification of certain sexually oriented businesses as a public nuisance; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 540 71-0 (1989) Author: Cain, David | et. al. Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1565 71-0 (1989) Author: Campbell, Ben Relating to the definition of "obscenity" for the purposes of prosecutions of certain offenses under the Penal Code. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1582 71-0 (1989) Author: Warner, Larry
Sponsor: Uribe, Hector
Relating to venue for prosecution of bigamy. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 1927 71-0 (1989) Author: Campbell, Ben Relating to a civil action for damages caused by the production, manufacture, or marketing of obscene performances and materials. House: State Affairs Pending in subcommittee
HB 2163 71-0 (1989) Author: Hudson, David Relating to the definition of "distribute" for the purposes of the obscenity provisions in the Penal Code. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 2421 71-0 (1989) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to the creation of a repeat offender provision in the Penal Code for the violation of certain obscenity statutes. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 3006 71-0 (1989) Author: Cain, David Relating to the Interagency Council on Sex Offender Treatment and to the establishment of a statewide registry of treatment providers of rehabilitation services for sex offenders. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
SB 23 71-0 (1989) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 447 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the application of certain gambling offenses to ocean-going vessels. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 525 71-0 (1989) Author: Tejeda, Frank
Sponsor: Beauchamp, Jerry
Relating to the authority of municipalities and counties to license and otherwise regulate sexually oriented businesses; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
SB 778 71-0 (1989) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the authority of municipalities and counties to regulate sexually oriented businesses. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1191 71-0 (1989) Author: Edwards, Chet
Sponsor: Hudson, David
Relating to the punishment of the offense of possession of child pornography. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1719 71-0 (1989) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the creation of the offense of taking or possessing certain photographs of nude children. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 1758 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the Interagency Council on Sex Offender Treatment and to the establishment of a statewide registry of treatment providers of rehabilitation services for sex offenders. House: Corrections
Senate: Health & Human Services
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 53 71-1 (1989) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to the creation of a repeat offender penalty for certain obscenity offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 103 71-2 (1989) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 64 71-3 (1990) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the creation of an offense for the sale or rental of graphically violent movie videos to minors. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 81 71-3 (1990) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to increasing the punishment for certain obscenity offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 89 71-3 (1990) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to the regulation of massage therapists, the practice of massage therapy, and certain sexually oriented businesses; providing a penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 25 71-4 (1990) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the creation of an offense for the sale or rental of graphically violent movie videos to minors. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 27 71-4 (1990) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to increasing the punishment for certain obscenity offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 496 70-0 (1987) Author: Luna, Gregory Relating to the punishment for the offense of possession of child pornography. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Pending in committee
HB 1904 70-0 (1987) Author: Guerrero, Lena
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the creation of the offense of employment harmful to minors. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 1932 70-0 (1987) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to the regulation of lewd conduct on the premises of certain alcoholic beverage licensees and permittees. House: Liquor Regulation Postponed in committee
HB 2413 70-0 (1987) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 342 70-0 (1987) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to gambling promotion and related offenses: providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 838 70-0 (1987) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the offense of promotion of child pornography. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 839 70-0 (1987) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the admissibility of certain evidence in the prosecution of the offense of wholesale promotion and possession of obscene material or an obscene device. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1289 70-0 (1987) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Special Subcommittee
HB 451 69-0 (1985) Author: McKenna, Jan Relating to revision of the obscenity provisions of the Penal Code, including the elements of and penalties for offenses involving obscenity, material harmful to minors, and sexual performance by a minor; providing for injunctions and other procedural matters related to those offenses; and creating an offense for certain sexual conduct involving animals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 468 69-0 (1985) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to revision of the obscenity provisions of the Penal Code, including the definitions applicable to those provisions, and the elements of and penalties for certain offenses involving obscenity, material harmful to minors, and sexual performance by a minor. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 626 69-0 (1985) Author: Schoolcraft, Alan
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to offenses involving sexual conduct or sexual performance by a child, revising the definitions and elements of certain offenses, and creating an offense for the possession of certain material that depicts a child engaged in sexual conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 678 69-0 (1985) Author: Eckels, Robert
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the regulation of lewd conduct on the premises of certain alcoholic beverage licensees and permittees. House: Liquor Regulation
Senate: State Affairs
Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 2128 69-0 (1985) Author: Morales, Dan
Sponsor: Krier, Cynthia
Relating to the penalty for a violation of a city or county regulation regarding the location of certain sexually oriented commercial activities. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 2524 69-0 (1985) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the regulation by cities and counties of the location of sexually oriented commercial enterprises; providing penalties. House: Liquor Regulation Referred to Liquor Regulation
SB 18 69-0 (1985) Author: Sarpalius, Bill Relating to the Penal Code definition of obscenity and the definition of community standards. Senate: Criminal Justice Reported favorably with substitute
HB 40 68-0 (1983) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to injunctions of public nuisances; providing a penalty. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
No action taken
HB 41 68-0 (1983) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to injunctions of common nuisances. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Postponed
HB 111 68-0 (1983) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the repeal of Section 21.06, Penal Code, relating to homosexual conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor authorized
HB 126 68-0 (1983) Author: Wright, Brad Relating to the penalty for certain offenses of obscenity. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 127 68-0 (1983) Author: Wright, Brad Relating to the offense of displaying material harmful to a minor. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 747 68-0 (1983) Author: Burnett, Dick
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to application of the offense of disorderly conduct to looking into a room in a hotel or similar establishment for a lewd or unlawful purpose. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 1097 68-0 (1983) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the definition of "patently offensive" applicable to certain offenses involving obscenity. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 1643 68-0 (1983) Author: McKenna, Jan
Sponsor: Leedom, John
Relating to the disposition of obscene devices and material. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 1686 68-0 (1983) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the punishment for the offense of indecent exposure. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 2235 68-0 (1983) Author: Turner, Jim Relating to franchise agreements between cities and cable television companies. House: Urban Affairs Postponed
SB 519 68-0 (1983) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the repeal of Section 21.06, Penal Code. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SB 600 68-0 (1983) Author: Sarpalius, Bill Relating to the Penal Code definition of obscenity. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SB 1146 68-0 (1983) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to denial or cancellation of teacher certification on the basis of a conviction or deferred adjudication for certain offenses. Senate: Education Referred to subcommittee
SB 1405 68-0 (1983) Author: Leedom, John Relating to the disposition of obscene devices and materials. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken
HB 19 67-0 (1981) Author: Wright, Brad Relating to penalty for the offense of wholesale promoting obscene materials or obscene devices. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
HB 20 67-0 (1981) Author: Wright, Brad Relating to the display or distribution of obscene graphic materials in any business establishment frequented by minors. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 21 67-0 (1981) Author: Wright, Brad
Sponsor: Meier, Bill
Relating to engaging in organized criminal activity concerning obscenity that includes sexual conduct by a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 23 67-0 (1981) Author: Wright, Brad Relating to the offense of disseminating harmful material to minors. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor authorized
HB 37 67-0 (1981) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to the offense of organized criminal activity. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor authorized
HB 38 67-0 (1981) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to the offense of disseminating harmful material to minors. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
HB 40 67-0 (1981) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to prohibiting the display of material harmful to minors in places frequented by minors. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor authorized
HB 153 67-0 (1981) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to the definition of material harmful to minors. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 369 67-0 (1981) Author: Waldrop, Tom Relating to local regulation of the promotion, advertisement, sale, display, and distribution of harmful material to minors. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
HB 561 67-0 (1981) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to injunctive relief to prevent the promotion of obscene material and obscene devices. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 1221 67-0 (1981) Author: Wright, Brad Relating to the penalty for the offense of indecent exposure. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1609 67-0 (1981) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to the seizure and destruction of obscene materials. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1961 67-0 (1981) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to prosecution of a person maintaining a nuisance by suit for injunction. House: Judiciary Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 2203 67-0 (1981) Author: Bryant, John W.
Sponsor: Uribe, Hector
Relating to the Penal Code definition of obscenity. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 129 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to local regulation of the promotion, advertisement, sale, display, and distribution of harmful material to minors; providing penalties. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
SB 578 67-0 (1981) Author: Meier, Bill Amending Section 71.02(a), Penal Code, relating to engaging in organized criminal activity so as to extend its coverage to unlawful wholesale promotion, promotion, or possession of any obscene material or obscene device, and to any unlawful employment, authorization, or inducing of a child to engage in a sexual performance, or any unlawful producing, directing, or promoting a performance or obscene performance that includes sexual conduct by a child. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
SB 579 67-0 (1981) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to the penalty for the offense of wholesale promoting obscene materials or obscene devices. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
SB 580 67-0 (1981) Author: Meier, Bill Amending Section 43.22, Penal Code, relating to obscene display or distribution, by adding a new subsection extending the section's coverage to knowing or intentional display in any business establishment frequented by minors of motion pictures, photographs, or publications that are harmful to minors, and classifying any offense under this Section as a Class "A" misdemeanor. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
SB 581 67-0 (1981) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to the offense of disseminating harmful material to minors. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
SB 583 67-0 (1981) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to limited injunctive relief for preventing the promotion of obscene material and obscene devices and amending the Civil Statutes relating to injunctions to abate public nuisances. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
SB 912 67-0 (1981) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to the offense of possession of a gambling device or gambling equipment. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
SB 1249 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to the regulation of sexually oriented conduct in on-premise alcoholic beverage establishments; providing a penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 654 66-0 (1979) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Mengden, Walter
Relating to the authority of cities and counties to regulate the location of certain sexually oriented commercial activities. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1084 66-0 (1979) Author: Hernandez, Joe Relating to conduct which is of lewd, immoral, or offensive to public decency or which is vulgar, indecent or profane; defining such conduct. House: Liquor Regulation Placed on daily General State Calendar
HB 1642 66-0 (1979) Author: Green, Gene Relating to county regulation of certain businesses where nudity is practiced; providing a penalty. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 1741 66-0 (1979) Author: Wallace III, Ralph
Sponsor: Meier, Bill
Relating to the definition of obscene and to the elements of and penalties for the offense of obscenity. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 1742 66-0 (1979) Author: Wallace III, Ralph
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to a sexual performance by a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 1743 66-0 (1979) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to the offense of disseminating harmful material to a minor. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 1744 66-0 (1979) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Prohibiting the display of material harmful to minors in places frequented by minors. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 1748 66-0 (1979) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to the offense of organized criminal activity. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1751 66-0 (1979) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to the seizure and destruction of obscene materials. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1765 66-0 (1979) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to allowing a landlord to void a lease if the property is used for obscene purposes. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 1766 66-0 (1979) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to limited injunctive relief against the sale and distribution of obscene materials. House: Business & Industry Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 1768 66-0 (1979) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to requiring that records on the sources of certain materials be kept by the operators of adult establishments; providing a penalty. House: Business & Industry Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 1769 66-0 (1979) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to the requirement that owners of adult businesses file affidavits of ownership with the attorney general and secretary of state. House: Business & Industry Scheduled for future calendar placement
HCR 104 66-0 (1979) Author: Wallace III, Ralph
Sponsor: Andujar, Betty
Memorializing the President and U.S. Postal Service regarding the mailing of obscene materials. House: State Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Signed by the Governor
HCR 105 66-0 (1979) Author: Wallace III, Ralph
Sponsor: Andujar, Betty
Memorializing the President and U.S. Attorney General regarding enforcement of antiobscenity laws and the Mann Act. House: State Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Signed by the Governor
SB 450 66-0 (1979) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Hernandez, Joe
Relating to conduct which is lewd, immoral or offensive to public decency or which is vulgar, indecent, or profane; defining such conduct. House: Liquor Regulation
Senate: Jurisprudence
Scheduled for future calendar placement
SB 489 66-0 (1979) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Hendricks, Bob
Relating to lewd, immoral, or indecent conduct of persons on the premises ofa retail beer establishment. House: Liquor Regulation
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 558 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to the regulation of sexually oriented conduct in on-premise alcoholic beverage establishments; providing a penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 559 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to county regulation of certain businesses where nudity is practiced; providing a penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 259 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Luther Relating to penalties for certain unauthorized uses of food stamp coupons and authorizations to purchase food stamp coupons. House: Health & Welfare Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 678 65-0 (1977) Author: Schlueter, Stan
Sponsor: Braecklein, Bill
Relating to the definition of the offense of and the penalties for prostitution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 679 65-0 (1977) Author: Schlueter, Stan
Sponsor: Braecklein, Bill
Relating to the promotion of prostitution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 1124 65-0 (1977) Author: McLeod, E. Douglas
Sponsor: Ogg, Jack
Relating to gambling places, devices and equipment, or paraphernalia aboard ocean-going vessels. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days
HB 1266 65-0 (1977) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to business establishments that sell, distribute, rent or exhibit certain sexually oriented material from locating within a certain distance of a church or school. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor authorized
HB 1267 65-0 (1977) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to the penalty for the offense of commercial obscenity. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor authorized
HB 1268 65-0 (1977) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to the offense of sale, distribution, or display of harmful material to minor. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor authorized
HB 1269 65-0 (1977) Author: Wallace III, Ralph
Sponsor: Jones, Gene
Relating to selling, commercially, distributing, commercially exhibiting, or possessing for sale, commercial distribution or commercial exhibition certain obscene material. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 1754 65-0 (1977) Author: Grant, Ben Z. Relating to the definition of gambling paraphernalia; and declaring an emergency. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2005 65-0 (1977) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to eligibility for a massage license when a person has been convicted of prostitution. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
SB 210 65-0 (1977) Author: Andujar, Betty
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to the possession of anitque gambling devices. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
90 Day Bill
SB 238 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to the prohibition of certain obscene activities on permises where alcoholic beverages are served or sold for on-premise consumption; providing penalties. Senate: Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 634 65-0 (1977) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to the regulation of certain lotteries and raffles. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from committee favorably
SB 813 65-0 (1977) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the sale, distribution, or display of harmful material to minors; providing a penalty; providing a saving clause. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SB 1227 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter
Sponsor: Edwards III, Jimmie C.
Relating to county ordinances regulating nudist establishments; providing a penalty. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Notice given- 1 hour to suspend rules to consider
HB 589 64-0 (1975) Author: Smith, Carlyle
Sponsor: Meier, Bill
Relating to the definitions of "obscene," "material," "prurient interest," "sexual conduct," "distribute" and "commercially distribute." House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days
HB 686 64-0 (1975) Author: Bryant, John W. Relating to the penalty for the commission of the offense of prostitution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Rules suspended
HB 1362 64-0 (1975) Author: Waters, Ron Relating to the regulation of certain lotteries and raffles. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 1381 64-0 (1975) Author: Nabers, Lynn Defining terms relating to obscenity offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1517 64-0 (1975) Author: Maloney, Robert Relating to commercial distribution and commercial exhibition of obscene material. House: Judiciary Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
HB 1740 64-0 (1975) Author: Smith, Carlyle Amending Section 43.21, Penal Code, relating to the definitions of "obscene", "material", "prurient interest", "sexual contact", "distribute" and "commercially distribute". House: Criminal Jurisprudence Rules suspended
HB 2184 64-0 (1975) Author: Lary, Camm Relating to the promotion of prostitution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 133 64-0 (1975) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to the definitions of "obscene", "material", "prurient interest", "sexual contact", "distribute" and "commercially distribute". Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Subcommittee on Criminal Matters
SB 217 64-0 (1975) Author: Braecklein, Bill Relating to obscenity; providing for a change in the definition of "obscene"; providing for a change in the definition of "harmful material". Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from subcommittee with no action taken
SB 678 64-0 (1975) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to commercial distribution and commercial exhibition of obscene material. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Subcommittee on Criminal Matters
SB 778 64-0 (1975) Author: Mengden, Walter Prohibiting certain obscene activities on premises where alcoholic beverages are served or sold for on-premises consumption. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Subcommittee on Criminal Matters
SB 946 64-0 (1975) Author: Lombardino, Frank Relating to the offense of gambling by participants in a game. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Subcommittee on Criminal Matters
SB 1035 64-0 (1975) Author: Lombardino, Frank Relating to the promotion of prostitution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Reported from committee favorably with amendments
SB 626 63-0 (1973) Author: Mengden, Walter Prohibiting certain obscene activities on premises where alcoholic beverages are served or sold for on-premise consumption; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 879 63-0 (1973) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to the regulation of obscene and indecent exhibition or exposure of any persons, providing a penalty; amending Section 1, Article 474, Penal Code of Texas, 1925, as amended; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported favorably as amended
HB 155 62-0 (1971) Author: Golman, Joe H. | et. al. Relating to the possession of paraphenalia used in connection with bookmaking; providing penalties.
HB 319 62-0 (1971) Author: Golman, Joe H. Relating to vagrancy.
HB 320 62-0 (1971) Author: Golman, Joe H. Relating to private consensual acts between married persons and their lawful spouses.
HB 938 62-0 (1971) Author: Williamson, Billy H. | et. al. Relating to the seizure of obscene materials; providing penalties.
HB 1137 62-0 (1971) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to prohibiting the exhibition of certain harmful materials to minors and the admittance of minors to motion picture theatres where harmful materials are shown.
HB 1255 62-0 (1971) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to a civil action for damage against persons who expose minors to obscene or harmful materials.
HCR 79 62-0 (1971) Author: Mengden, Walter Memorializing Congress to give the states jurisdiction over control of publication of obscene and pornographic material.
SB 203 62-0 (1971) Author: Hall, Ralph Relating to the possession of bookmaking paraphernalia; providing penalties.
SB 307 62-0 (1971) Author: Hall, Ralph
Sponsor: Williamson, Billy H.
Relating to the seizure of obscene materials and injunctive and other judicial proceedings concerning obscene materials and materials harmful to minors.
SB 883 62-0 (1971) Author: Watson, Murray
Sponsor: Salter, Robert
Relating to the seizure of certain personal property used to make, print, show, or distribute obscene material.
HB 36 61-0 (1969) Author: Salem, Joe Relating to including all motion picture films under the obscenity statute by removing certain exemptions.
HB 59 61-0 (1969) Author: Nugent, James E. Relating to the exposure of harmful materials to minors under 18 years of age; providing for penalties.
HB 197 61-0 (1969) Author: Wright, John Relating to removing the exemption of certain motion pictures from the provisions of the law relating to acts involving obscene articles, objects and materials.
HB 235 61-0 (1969) Author: Holland, W. Lamoine | et. al. Relating to regulation and control of obscenity and obscene materials; prohibiting certain acts and providing penalties for violations.
HB 247 61-0 (1969) Author: Ogg, Jack | et. al. Relating to providing criminal penalties for certain acts involving certain obscene articles.
HB 450 61-0 (1969) Author: Angly, Jr., Maurice | et. al. Relating to exhibiting obscene motion pictures to minors and contributing to the delinquency of children.
HB 1057 61-0 (1969) Author: Evans, C. David Relating to prohibiting certain specific acts of prostitution and related activities; providing penalties.
HB 1058 61-0 (1969) Author: Evans, C. David Relating to eliminating the offense of vagrancy and prohibiting certain specific acts of prostitution and related activities; providing penalties.
HB 1091 61-0 (1969) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to amending a section of the Penal Code of Texas so as to provide that the provisions of said Act shall not be applicable to a motion picture operator or assistant operator under certain prescribed circumstances.
HB 1183 61-0 (1969) Author: Cole, James D. | et. al. Relating to the sale or distribution of harmful materials to minors; prescribing penalties.
HB 1224 61-0 (1969) Author: Angly, Jr., Maurice Relating to adding houses, buildings, theaters and other structures in which obscene motion pictures are shown to persons under 21 years of age to the definition of a disorderly house.
HCR 34 61-0 (1969)
SB 132 61-0 (1969) Author: Hall, Ralph M. Relating to regulation and control of obscenity and obscene materials.
SB 524 61-0 (1969) Author: Hazlewood, Grady | et. al. Relating to regulation and control of obscenity and obscene materials.
SB 660 61-0 (1969) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to adding houses, buildings, theaters and other structures in which obscene motion pictures are shown to persons under 21 years of age to the definition of a disorderly house, providing that certain provisions shall not be applicable to a moving picture machine operator or assistant operator under certain prescribed circumstances.
SB 661 61-0 (1969) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to the sale or distribution of harmful materials to minors.
SB 691 61-0 (1969) Author: Kennard, Don Relating to providing that certain provisions shall not be applicable to a motion picture projectionist or assistant projectionist under certain prescribed circumstances.
HB 265 60-0 (1967) Author: Ogg, Jack | et. al. Relating to amending certain article of the Penal Code so as to provide criminal penalties for certain acts involving certain obscene articles.
HB 385 60-0 (1967) Author: Bass, Robert Wilton "Bob" Relating to extending to male employees protection from immoral conditions in a place of employment.
HB 555 60-0 (1967) Author: Bass, Robert Wilton "Bob" Relating to extending to male employees protection from immoral, unsanitary, and dangerous influences in the place of employment.
HB 713 60-0 (1967) Author: Wright, John Relating to amending certain articles of the Penal Code by repealing penal provisions concerning motion pictures.
HB 1140 60-0 (1967) Author: Holland, W. Lamoine | et. al. Relating to amending the Penal Code relating to regulation and control of obscenity and obscene materials.
HB 1171 60-0 (1967) Author: Wright, John Relating to repealing a certain paragraph of penal provisions concerning motion pictures.
HCR 49 60-0 (1967)
SB 267 60-0 (1967) Author: Hall, Ralph M. | et. al. Relating to amending the Penal Code of Texas relative to obscene articles and materials.
HB 208 59-0 (1965) Author: Garrison, Donald E. "Don" | et. al. Relating to providing criminal penalties for certain acts involving certain motion pictures; defining obscene.
HB 407 59-0 (1965) Author: Shannon, Jr., Joe Relating to increasing the penalty for using profane language over the telephone; amending the Penal Code.
HJR 72 59-0 (1965) Author: Price, William Rayford Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas providing for parimutuel wagering and all other forms of gambling to be prohibited in this State; providing that the Legislature shall enforce said prohibition by appropriate legislation.
SB 370 59-0 (1965) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to the definition of "money, property, or other valuable thing" in Penal Statutes.
HB 159 58-0 (1963) Author: Miller, William H. | et. al. Relating to providing criminal penalties for certain acts involving certain obscene articles.
HB 852 58-0 (1963) Author: Cowles, L. Nelson | et. al. Relating to providing that no public school librarian or similar official shall permit literature containing obscene language to be deposited in the library by which he or she is employed; providing penalties for violation of this Act.
HB 1028 58-0 (1963) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to providing that no motion picture theater shall knowingly allow minors to view "adult only" films; providing a penalty for violation of this Act.
SB 3 58-0 (1963) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amending the Penal Code of Texas relating to the defenses and exemptions applicable under a certain Article which provides criminal penalties for certain acts involving obscene articles.
HB 191 57-0 (1961) Author: Miller, William H. Relating to amending a certain Article of the Penal Code relating to immoral publications, motion pictures, penny arcade machine pictures, and indecent objects.
HB 441 57-0 (1961) Author: James, Tom | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Article of the Penal Code of Texas providing criminal penalties for certain acts involving certain obscene articles; defining obscene.
HB 857 57-0 (1961) Author: Jones, William M. "Bill" Relating to amending the Penal Code relating to making a second offense under the Article a felony with confinement of two (2) to five (5) years in the State Penitentiary and a fine of not more than One Thousand Dollars ($1000); relates to immoral publications, motion pictures, penny arcade machine pictures, and indecent objects.
SB 326 57-0 (1961) Author: Hazlewood, Grady | et. al. Relating to making it a criminal offense to show or exhibit a film or magnetic tape under certain conditions.
HB 181 56-0 (1959) Author: Johnson, Sr., Robert Ellis "Bob; Big Daddy" | et. al. Relating to amending the Penal Code relative to immoral or depraved publications, motion pictures, phonograph records, penny arcade machine pictures and indecent objects, so as to provide that the editing, publishing or dissemination of any pamphlet, magazine, phonograph record or any printed paper devoted mainly to the publication of whoring, lechery, assignation, intrigues between men and women or immoral conduct of persons, or of depraved acts showing violent brutality, or knowingly possessing or keeping for sale or distribution or assisting in the sale or distribution of any such, or the showing of lewd, lascivious, obscene, indecent, immoral pictures on the cover, jacket, or frontispiece of any pamphlet, magazine, or any printed matter shall be a misdemeanor offense; providing a penalty for violation of this Act.
HB 632 56-0 (1959) Author: Matthew, C. T. "Pete" | et. al. Relating amending the Penal Code relative to the prohibition of pornographic materials; providing a penalty for violation.
HB 961 56-0 (1959) Author: Turman, James Arthur "Jimmy" Relating to making it a criminal offense to participate in or organize a "nudist camp"; providing a penalty.
SB 367 56-0 (1959) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to amending the Penal Code by defining the offense of pandering and providing a penalty therefor.
SB 444 56-0 (1959) Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray Relating to prohibiting the participation in or organization of "nudist camps"; providing a penalty.
HB 350 55-0 (1957) Author: Cox, James E. Relating to amending the Penal Code by providing that gaming with playing cards in any place not a private residence shall be a felony offense.
HB 351 55-0 (1957) Author: Cox, James E. Relating to amending the Penal Code by providing that betting or wagering at any game played with dice shall be a felony offense.
HB 716 55-0 (1957) Author: McIlhany, Grainger Walter Relating to amending the Penal Code relating to publishing, distributing, etc., of immoral and depraved publications; providing a penalty for violations.
HB 23 54-0 (1955) Author: Pool, Joe Richard | et. al. Relating to making it unlawful to write, draw, print, publish, offer for distribution or distribute, display, exhibit, sell, offer for sale or possess for the purpose of distribution, display, exhibition or sale, any lewd, depraved or corruptive comic book; prescribing penalties; providing for enforcement by injunction and other processes; defining certain terms; providing for certain exceptions; containing a separability clause.
HB 302 54-0 (1955) Author: McIlhany, Grainger Walter | et. al. Relating to amending the Penal Code relative to immoral or depraved publications, motion pictures, penny arcade machine pictures and indecent objects; providing a penalty for violations of this Act.
SB 142 54-0 (1955) Author: Rogers, Andrew J. "Andy" Relating to amending the Penal Code relative to immoral or depraved publications, motion pictures, penny arcade machine pictures and indecent objects, so as to provide that the editing, publishing or dissemination of any newspaper, book, pamphlet, magazine or any printed paper devoted mainly to the publication of scandals, whoring, lechery, assignation, intrigues, between men and women and immoral conduct or persons, or of depraved acts showing violent brutality, or the possession or keeping for sale or distribution or assisting in the sale or distribution of any such shall be a misdemeanor offense, and also making it unlawful for any person, firm, corporation, or any agent or servant thereof, acting as a wholesale distributor or news agency to require, or demand of, any person, firm, or corporation selling goods, wares, and merchandise at retail to purchase or accept from such distributor or agency any particular newspaper, book, pamphlet, magazine or printed matter in order that such retailer might purchase or secure from such distributor or agency any other newspaper, book, pamphlet, magazine, or printed matter; providing a penalty for violations of this Act; repealing all laws in conflict with this Act insofar as they conflict with this Act.
HB 849 53-0 (1953) Author: Kugle, Jr., William Herrell "Bill" Relating to increasing the penalty for the crime of procuring; amending the Penal Code.
SB 105 53-0 (1953) Author: Rogers, Andrew J. "Andy" Relating to amending the Penal Code relating to immoral publications, motion pictures, books, magazines, papers, and sale thereof by increasing penalties therefor.
HB 326 52-0 (1951) Author: Adams, Jimmy | et. al. Relating to defining a slot machine; providing a penalty for the manufacture, ownership, storing, keeping, sale, renting, leasing, letting on shares, lending or giving away, transportation or possession of a slot machine; authorizing the issuance of a search warrant to search any place where it is alleged a slot machine is stored, kept or possessed; prescribing the procedure to be followed in obtaining and executing the search warrant; providing for the destruction of a slot machine; providing for the confiscation and use of any coins or money found in a slot machine.
HB 330 52-0 (1951) Author: Weaver, Russell H. "Buck" | et. al. Relating to declaring it to be a misdemeanor for a person to keep, occupy or use, or permit to be kept, occupied or used, a place, building, room, table, establishment or apparatus for playing policy; to deliver or receive money or other valuable consideration in playing policy; to have in his possession knowingly any writing or document, number, device, slip or article used in any manner in connection with what is commonly called policy.
SB 323 52-0 (1951) Author: Russell, Joe Relating to defining a slot machine; providing a penalty for the manufacture, ownership, storing, keeping, sale, renting, leasing, letting on shares, landing or giving sway, transportation or possession of a slot machine.
SB 410 52-0 (1951) Author: Nokes, Jr., George O. Relating to defining a punch board; providing a penalty for the manufacture, ownership, storing, keeping, exhibiting, selling, renting, leasing, letting on shares, lending, or giving away, transportation, or possession of a punch board.
HB 338 51-0 (1949) Author: Henderson, Aaron Robin Relating to providing that it shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to sell, expose for sale, give away or exhibit in any public place any indecent or obscene printed matter or pictures; providing a penalty; providing that said law shall be cumulative of other laws.
HB 486 50-0 (1947) Author: Shannon, James W. "Bill" Relating to permitting the operation of "marble machines" for amusement purposes, and provided there is no pay-off in money or other valuable thing other than free games.
HB 299 48-0 (1943) Author: Hoyo, John C. | et. al. Relating to amending the Penal Code of Texas to include additional persons as vagrants, to define the terms "prostitution," lewdness," and "assignation"; fixing a penalty.
HB 509 48-0 (1943) Author: Smith, William Landrum "Will" | et. al. Relating to amending the Penal Code by providing penalty for pamphlets devoted mainly to scandals.
SB 28 48-0 (1943) Author: Moore, Weaver | et. al. Relating to amending the Penal Code to provide that the editing, publishing or dissemination of any newspaper, pamphlet, magazine or any printed paper devoted mainly to the publication of scandals, whoring, lechery, assignation's, intrigues between men and women and immoral conduct of persons, or the possession or keeping for sale or distribution or assisting in the sale or distribution of any such newspaper, pamphlet, magazine or printed matter, or the showing of lewd and lascivious motion pictures, or the showing or exhibition of lewd and lascivious pictures in penny arcade machine, or the distribution or sale of indecent objects or images, shall be a misdemeanor offense, the penalty for which shall be confinement in the County jail for not more than six (6) months or fined not more than One Thousand ($1,000.00) Dollars.
SB 80 48-0 (1943) Author: Sulak, Louis J. Relating to amending the Penal Code to provide that the editing, publishing or dissemination of any newspaper, pamphlet, magazine or any printed paper devoted mainly to the publications of scandals, whoring, lechery, assignations, intrigues between men and women and immoral conduct of persons, or the possession or keeping for sale or distribution or assisting in the sale or distribution of any such newspaper, pamphlet, magazine, or printed matter, or the showing of lewd and lascivious pictures in penny arcade machines, or the distribution or sale of indecent objects or images, shall be a misdemeanor offense, the penalty for which shall be confinement in the County Jail for not to exceed six months and a fine not to exceed One Thousand Dollars; and repealing all laws in conflict with this act insofar as they conflict with this act.
HB 187 47-0 (1941) Author: Celaya, Augustine Relating to defining the term "obscene publication"; prohibiting the bringing of obscene publications or the sale thereof within this State; prohibiting the circulation of obscene, lewd, and indecent matter; prescribing penalties for the violation of the provisions of this Act.
HB 295 46-0 (1939) Author: Roach, John E. Relating to amending a certain Article of the Penal Code relative to gaming.
HB 573 46-0 (1939) Author: Heflin, James McDonald Relating to prohibiting the possession of any marble table, slot machine, punch board or other similar device; declaring a penalty.
HB 787 46-0 (1939) Author: Celaya, Augustine Relating to defining the term "obscene publication"; prohibiting the sale of any obscene publications; providing a penalty for violation.
HB 1132 46-0 (1939) Author: King, Delmar L. Relating to amending a certain Statute to declare the use of property for the purpose of contracting for the payment of usurious interest upon loans of money to be a common nuisance.
SB 245 46-0 (1939) Author: Hardin, Doss Relating to amending a certain Chapter of the Penal Code making it unlawful for any person to operate a lottery known as "Policy" or lotteries operating on similar principle; prescribing penalties.
SB 1 45-1 (1937) Relating to prohibiting in this State the certificate system of betting upon horse races.
SB 2 45-1 (1937) Relating to defining and prohibiting the offenses of "book making" and of "pursuing the business of book making"; prescribing penalties for a violation of the several provisions hereof.
SB 3 45-1 (1937) Relating to making it unlawful to bet or wager money or anything of value upon any dog race, or upon the result of any race, speed, skill or endurance contest between dogs, to be run or held in this State or elsewhere and providing a penalty therefor.
HB 907 44-0 (1935) Relating to confiscation of property and equipment of gambling houses.
SB 37 43-0 (1933) Author: Moore, Joseph M. "Joe" Relating to prohibiting any judge or officer of an election from betting or wagering on the election or nomination of any person; prescribing offenses and punishment.
HB 67 39-0 (1925) Author: Mankin, Luke Relating to prohibiting persons masked or disguised from going into any public place in a manner calculated to disturb the inhabitants thereof or from disturbing any inhabitants thereof; or from going into or near or demanding entrance or admission into any private house or church or from disturbing any inhabitant thereof; or from, in either a public or private place, permitting any assault upon any person; defining punishment for violation of this act. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 84 39-0 (1925) Author: Kinnear, James W. Relating to amending certain statutes of the Penal Code of the State of Texas relating to association with prostitutes or houses of prostitution so as to provide that all male and female persons who habitually associate with prostitutes or habitually loiter in or around house of prostitution or receive financial aid from prostitutes, shall be punished as vagrants, and defining the terms "prostitute" and "common prostitute"; providing therein the evidence which may be admissible in vagrancy trial and the effect of such evidence, and repealing all law in conflict herewith. House: State Affairs
HB 609 39-0 (1925) Author: Frnka, Joseph V. | et. al. Relating to amending the Penal code of the State of Texas relative to the definition and vision of offenses. House: Judiciary
SB 69 39-0 (1925) Author: Triplett, Henry Franklin Relating to providing that all male and female persons who habitually associate with prostitutes or habitually loiter on or around houses of prostitution or receive financial aid from prostitutes shall be punished as vagrants, and defining the terms "prostitute" and "common prostitute"; and providing therein the evidence which may be admissible in vagrancy trials and the effect of such evidence. . Senate: Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 20 37-0 (1921) Author: Marshall, John Calvin Relating to amend a certain Act providing a penalty for betting on all public elections, and defining public elections.
HB 568 37-0 (1921) Author: Hendricks, Homer Relating to and providing remedies for nuisances.
HB 108 37-1 (1921) Author: Patman, John William Wright | et. al. Relating to making it an offense for a white person and a negro to have intercourse with each other; providing a penalty.
HB 47 36-0 (1919) Author: Raiden, John M. | et. al. Relating to making the keeping of billiard or pool tables for profit unlawful, and prescribing a penalty therefor; repealing certain articles.
HB 154 36-0 (1919) Author: Tidwell, William Madison | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the operation, exhibition, or maintenance of pool tables, billiard tables, and ten pin alleys, and like devices for pay, compensation, fees, donations, and charges of any kind and providing that each and every day of fractional part of the day that such shall be known, operated, exhibited, kept, maintained shall constitute a separate offense for which said owner, proprietor, manager, or employee may be convicted and punished as provided in this Act, and providing a penalty therefor.
HB 256 36-0 (1919) Author: Miller, Barry Relating to amending certain Article of the Penal Code of the State of Texas relating to using animals without consent of owner so as to make the same read "take or use," and "take up or use."
HB 594 36-0 (1919) Author: Dickson, David W. "Dave" Relating to prohibiting the operation of shooting galleries, ten pin alley, knife boards or money and ring boards, or any other gambling devices within this State; fixing penalties for violations of this Act.
SB 4 36-0 (1919) Author: Buchanan, Arren C. Relating to prohibiting the maintenance and operation of pool halls within this State and defining the term pool hall; fixing a penalty for a violation of this act and providing that the Attorney General, or any district or county attorney, may, either in term time or in vacation, apply to the district judge of the district wherein such pool hall is located, or to any district judge in Travis County for an injunction to prohibit the maintenance and operation of such pool halls and providing for the issuance of temporary injunctions and restraining orders.
SB 12 36-0 (1919) Author: Hopkins, Sr., George Milton | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the maintenance and operation of pool halls within the State of Texas; creating and defining offenses in violation of this Act and prescribing the punishment therefor.
SB 14 36-0 (1919) Author: Floyd, Charles Richard | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the maintenance and operation of pool halls within the State of Texas; defining the term pool hall as used in this Act; creating and defining offenses in violation of the act and providing the punishment therefor.
SB 106 36-0 (1919) Author: Floyd, Charles Richard Relating to making it unlawful for any person, persons, firm, troupe, company, corporation or aggregation of persons traveling from place to place, composed in whole or in part of women to show or exhibit in any dancing performances or as dancers in a tent or other temporary enclosure, structure, or any place whatsoever; providing penalties for violation of the Act.
HB 430 35-0 (1917) Author: Thompson, R. D. Relating to prohibiting the disposing of money or other things of value by means of drawing numbers, colors, guessing of estimating contests or other means or method involving the element of chance.
SB 8 35-0 (1917) Author: Johnson, Willard Arnold Relating to amending the Penal code of the state relative to card playing
HB 7 35-4 (1918) Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee Relating to preventing the meeting of any person in military or naval service with a lewd woman for illicit relations; providing a penalty.
SB 2 35-4 (1918) Author: Westbrook, Ed Relating to prohibiting any person from soliciting any person engaged, employed or enlisted in the military or naval service to meet with any lewd woman for the purpose of prostitution and making such offense a felony.
SB 7 35-4 (1918) Author: Dean, William Luther Relating to prohibiting making an appointment for or soliciting any person in the service of the United States military or naval forces to meet or come in contact with any immoral woman for the purpose of unlawful sexual intercourse; providing a penalty.
SB 74 35-4 (1918) Author: Lattimore, Offa Shivers Relating to preventing and punishing prostitution and other unlawful sexual intercourse and the spread of venereal disease.
SB 75 35-4 (1918) Author: Lattimore, Offa Shivers Relating to amending certain articles changing the punishment for vagrancy and providing for the treatment of vagrants affected with communicable venereal disease.
SB 76 35-4 (1918) Author: Lattimore, Offa Shivers Relating to making unlawful sexual intercourse by any person knowing or having reasonable ground to believe that he is infected with any communicable venereal disease; providing a penalty.
HB 52 34-0 (1915) Author: Stephens, John J. Relating to regulating intra-state commerce by prohibiting the transportation of women and girls for immoral and other purposes.
HB 127 34-0 (1915) Author: Vannoy, J. J. Relating to amending the Penal Code providing penalty for betting on public elections, and defining public elections.
HB 398 34-0 (1915) Author: Wynn, W. I. Relating to amending the Revised Penal Code defining adultery so as to eliminate the word "habitual."
HB 405 34-0 (1915) Author: Wynn, W. I. Relating to amending the "Fornication Defined" article of the penal code so as to eliminate the word "habitual."
HB 562 34-0 (1915) Author: Crudgington, Jonathan Wilford Relating to amending certain articles of the Penal Code relating to gaming, prohibiting the same in certain places and exempting the same in certain other places; prescribing a penalty.
SB 24 34-0 (1915) Author: Johnson, Willard Arnold Relating to amending the Penal Code relating to gaming with cards.
HB 223 33-0 (1913) Author: Cox, George Joshua Relating to compelling jail sentences in cases of gambling.
HB 254 33-0 (1913) Author: Stone, Clifford Lemuel Relating to providing the manner in which pool or billiard tables may be prohibited from being established in certain towns.
HB 260 33-0 (1913) Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee Relating to amending an act and denouncing the offense of playing cards in a public place.
HB 448 33-0 (1913) Author: Savage, Sr., Henry B. Relating to repealing article and re-numbering it, relating to gaming.
HB 459 33-0 (1913) Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee | et. al. Relating to authorizing qualified voters to determine by an election whether pool halls shall be prohibited, providing the manner of holding elections, defining the terms, and providing a penalty.
HB 618 33-0 (1913) Author: Stephens, John J. Relating to regulating intra-state commerce by prohibiting the transportation of women for immoral and other purposes.
HB 781 33-0 (1913) Author: Barrett, Julius W. Relating to prohibiting the sale of certain character of books within this State, providing a penalty.
HB 815 33-0 (1913) Author: Hall, William L. | et. al. Relating to amending Chapter 1 of the Penal Code by adding thereto Article 483-A declaring it to be an offense for any white person and negro to cohabit together or carnally know each other and prescribing a penalty.
HB 874 33-0 (1913) Author: Oliver, George F. Relating an act to enjoin and abate houses of lewdness, assignation and prostitution, to declare the same to be nuisances, and to assess a tax against the person maintain said nuisance.
SB 56 33-0 (1913) Author: Warren, Robert Lee Relating to amending article 395 of the penal code so as to make it an offense to offer to wager or bet upon elections.
SB 257 33-0 (1913) Author: Lattimore, Offa Shivers Relating to amending the penal code of the Revised Criminal Statutes of 1911, so as to make same conform to other laws, making act cumulative.
SB 308 33-0 (1913) Author: Brelsford, Homer Platt Relating to preventing compulsory prostitution of women.
HB 35 31-0 (1909) Relating to amending Article 375, Title XI, Chapter 2, of the Penal Code of Texas, relating to raffles, prescribing a penalty therefor, and prohibiting the keeping for sale of any chance, ticket, or part ticket in any raffle of estate, real or personal, of any value whatsoever.
HB 90 31-0 (1909) Relating to prohibiting the buying and selling of pools or receiving or making bets on horse racing; to prohibit the leasing of premises for pool rooms, and to provide a penalty for its violation and to repeal "An Act to prohibit the buying and selling of pools, or receiving or making bets on horse racing;" and providing that a conviction may be had upon the unsupported evidence of an accomplice or participant, and exempting such witness from prosecution.
SB 110 31-0 (1909) Relating to making it a criminal offense punishable by fine, for any person in this State to use any vulgar, profane, obscene or indecent language over or through any telephone.
HB 5 31-3 (1910) Relating to prohibiting the exhibition of prize fights or glove contests, and any obscene, indecent or immoral show or exhibition by means of moving picture films, bioscopes, magic lanterns or other devices, in moving picture shows, theaters, or any other place whatsoever, by any person, association, corporation or any agent or employee of any person, association, corporation or receiver, firm or person; providing penalties therefor; and providing that this Act shall in no way repeal or be in conflict with Chapter X, Articles 1005 and 1005a of the Penal Code of Texas.
HB 84 30-0 (1907) Relating to making it unlawful to bet or wager at any gaming table or bank or pigeon-hole or jenny-lind table, or nine or ten pin alley, or to bet or wager any money or other thing of value at any of certain games, by whatsoever name the same may be known or whether named, or not, or matching for money or anything of value, and making it a felony punishable by confinement in the penitentiary for any person directly, through an agent, or as agent for another, to keep any house or place to gamble with cards, dice, dominoes or upon anything whatever, or where people resort for such purpose or to exhibit for the purpose of gaming, any table, bank, alley, machine or device whatsoever; providing for the search for, and the seizure of any gambling device, equipment or paraphernalia and its destruction; and generally to suppress gambling.
HB 138 30-0 (1907) Relating to prohibiting betting or gambling on baseball and football games, and providing penalties for violations.
HB 104 29-0 (1905) Author: Barcus, George W. Relating to making it an offense to be the proprietor, manager, or in any way to have control of and run a public gaming house; and fixing a penalty therefor.
HB 116 29-0 (1905) Author: Hancock, Curtis Relating to pools, pool rooms and horse racing.
SB 17 29-0 (1905) Relating to inhibiting owners, managers and lessees of billiard halls, pool halls and ten pin and bowling alleys from permitting persons under twenty-one years of age from entering and remaining in such places of business.
SB 176 29-0 (1905) Relating to prohibiting by injunction the use or contemplated use of any premises for the purposes of gaming.
HB 196 28-0 (1903) Relating to prohibiting the buying and selling of pools or receiving or making bets on horse racing; to prohibit leasing of premises for pool rooms, and to provide a penalty for its violation.
HB 11 27-0 (1901) Relating to amending Articles 379 and 381, Chapter 3, Title XI, of the Penal Code of the State of Texas; relating to gaming.
SB 101 27-0 (1901) Relating to prohibiting the keeping or exhibiting for the purpose of gaming, any gaming table, or bank, or slot machines, pigeon hole table or jenny lind table, or nine or ten pin alley or alley of any kind whatever regardless of the number of pins, balls or rings used for gaming.
SB 46 26-0 (1899) Relating to amending Article 127, Chapter 1, Title 5, of the Penal Code of the State of Texas, adopted at the Regular Session of the Twenty-fourth Legislature, relating to bribery.
HB 79 25-0 (1897) Relating to preventing immoral publications, and to prevent the sale and distribution of such publications, making a violation thereof a felony, prescribing a penalty therefor.
HB 263 25-0 (1897) Relating to prohibiting persons, firms or corporations engaged in running pool or billiard tables in a public place, or for profit, knowingly permitting minors in their places of business without the written consent of their parents or guradians, and to provide a penalty therefor.
HB 24 22-0 (1891) Relating to prohibiting prize fighting and pugilism.
HB 167 22-0 (1891) Relating to prohibiting prize fighting and pugilism.
HB 129 20-0 (1887) Relating to the definition of a disorderly house.
SB 232 20-0 (1887) Relating to making it penal to keep or exhibit for the purpose of gaming any gaming table or bank, etc., and making fineable not less than $25 nor more than $100, and imprisonment in the county jail for not less than ten nor more than ninety days.
HB 126 19-0 (1885) Relating to amending Article 358 of Chapter 3, Title 11 of the Penal Code of the State of Texas.
SB 39 18-0 (1883) Relating to disturbing the inhabitants of a public place or private house; creating an offense

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