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HB 456 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Relating to dedicating certain state revenue to the purpose of retiring state debt. House: Appropriations Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 532 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to issue debt to purchase or lease tangible personal property. House: Investments & Financial Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 836 85-0 (2017) Author: Clardy, Travis | et. al. Relating to a requirement that certain participating institutions under the student loan program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board provide loan debt information to certain students. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
HB 1767 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole | et. al. Relating to the collection of consumer debt by debt buyers. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 1788 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Ed Relating to state support for assistance with payment of existing debt on certain bonds issued by school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1985 85-0 (2017) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to debt cancellation agreements offered in connection with certain retail installment contracts and leases for vehicles. House: Investments & Financial Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2309 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the authority of a county to use county revenue or incur county debt for certain public works projects. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2797 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the authority of a county to use county revenue or incur county debt for certain public works projects. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 3762 85-0 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade Relating to the recovery of certain debts owed to this state; authorizing fees. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 4011 85-0 (2017) Author: Burrows, Dustin Relating to prohibited reporting of information regarding debt incurred for nonemergency medical care. House: Business & Industry Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HJR 65 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the issuance of certain debt and the use of certain revenue for toll roads. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HJR 85 85-0 (2017) Author: Flynn, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the use of state funds to pay for the obligations of a local public retirement system. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 201 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to ballot propositions authorizing certain political subdivisions to issue debt obligations. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 245 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to voter information provided by political subdivisions before an election to authorize the issuance of bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 386 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the use of federal funds by political subdivisions for payment of the political subdivision's debt obligations. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 887 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Clardy, Travis | et. al.
Relating to a requirement that certain participating institutions under the student loan program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board provide loan debt information to certain students. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 1052 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Relating to certain retail installment contracts and leases for vehicles; providing for a civil penalty. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1121 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the presumption of intent in the prosecution of certain criminal cases involving theft by check or issuance of a bad check. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2167 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to the collection of consumer debt by debt buyers. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2213 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to state fiscal matters related to general government. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 35 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the issuance of certain debt and the use of certain revenue for toll roads. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SJR 43 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the use of state funds to pay for the obligations of a local public retirement system. House: Appropriations
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Appropriations
HB 83 85-1 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to dedicating certain state revenue to the purpose of retiring state debt. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 291 85-1 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to the collection of consumer debt by debt buyers. House: Investments & Financial Services Referred to Investments & Financial Services
HB 134 84-0 (2015) Author: Simpson, David | et. al. Relating to certain information included with ballot propositions for elections to authorize state and local general obligation bonds. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1283 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to a proposition to approve the issuance of bonds or other debt. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1378 84-0 (2015) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Relating to the fiscal transparency and accountability of political subdivisions. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 1380 84-0 (2015) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to ballot language for certain propositions to approve actions by a county, city, school district, or other special district. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1554 84-0 (2015) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to a report on local government operations prepared by the comptroller. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2204 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Ed | et. al. Relating to state support for assistance with payment of existing debt on certain bonds issued by school districts. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3139 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to prompt action by certain holders of preferred debt and lien claims against secured property of a decedent's estate. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3344 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to issue debt to purchase or lease tangible personal property. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3654 84-0 (2015) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the fiscal transparency of political subdivisions. House: Investments & Financial Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 8 84-0 (2015) Author: Otto, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Proposing a constitutional amendment to dedicate certain money to the purpose of retiring state debt early. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform
Senate: Finance
Committee report printed and distributed
HJR 68 84-0 (2015) Author: Otto, John Proposing a constitutional amendment to dedicate certain money to the purpose of retiring state debt early. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 307 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to dedicating certain state revenue to the purpose of retiring state general obligation debt. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 310 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Goldman, Craig
Relating to procedures and requirements for the issuance of certificates of obligation. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 399 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to ballot propositions authorizing certain political subdivisions to issue debt obligations. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 704 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to dedicating certain state revenue to the purpose of retiring state debt for transportation improvements. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 794 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to issue debt to purchase or lease tangible personal property. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 924 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the guaranteed level of state and local funds for the instructional facilities allotment and the existing debt allotment under the public school finance system. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1041 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Relating to required disclosures in and to the length of ballot proposition language authorizing political subdivisions to issue bonds or impose or change a tax. House: Elections
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1042 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to fiscal transparency and accountability of certain political subdivisions. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1657 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Miller, Rick
Relating to approval of the issuance of tax and revenue anticipation notes. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SJR 25 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to dedicate certain money to the purpose of retiring state debt early. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
HB 14 83-0 (2013) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al. Relating to the fiscal transparency and accountability of certain entities responsible for public money. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Returned to committee
HB 552 83-0 (2013) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to consumer debt owed by certain military servicemembers. House: Investments & Financial Services Referred to Investments & Financial Services
HB 1959 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to the retirement of certain state debt. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1991 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to district or county attorneys engaged in the business of debt collection; authorizing a civil penalty. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2002 83-0 (2013) Author: Otto, John Relating to a limit on state reimbursement to public institutions of higher education for debt service on tuition revenue bonds. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2021 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to contract for the collection of certain amounts; authorizing a fee. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2427 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the reporting of information regarding certain medical debt of a consumer. House: Investments & Financial Services Referred to Investments & Financial Services
HB 2459 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the limitation on the amount that may be charged for certain debt cancellation agreements. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2597 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the regulation of debt collection agencies and credit bureaus; providing civil penalties; authorizing a fee. House: Investments & Financial Services No action taken in committee
HB 2794 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the notice and time for cure that must be provided to certain debtors before foreclosure of a contract lien. House: Investments & Financial Services Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3721 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to facilitation by the state of refinancing of school district debt. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HJR 55 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention to propose an amendment to the United States Constitution to require the approval of a majority of the state legislatures before Congress may increase the federal debt. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select Referred to Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select
HJR 118 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for an exception from the limitation on the maximum principal amount of home equity loans for the refinancing of certain loans secured by the homestead. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 366 82-0 (2011) Author: Orr, Rob | et. al. Relating to priority of payment relating to property owners' association assessments. House: Business & Industry Considered in Calendars
HB 953 82-0 (2011) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to consumer debt owed by certain military servicemembers. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 967 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John Relating to the computation of the state debt limit. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1222 82-0 (2011) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to debt management services and the regulation of debt management services providers. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Companion considered in lieu of
HB 2076 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to contract with a vendor for the collection of certain debts. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2918 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to debt collection for unpaid child support against student financial assistance proceeds. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2931 82-0 (2011) Author: Woolley, Beverly
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to certain debt cancellation agreements made in connection with retail installment contracts. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3225 82-0 (2011) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to the renewal of a deferred presentment transaction. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 3529 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the regulation of debt collection agencies and credit bureaus. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 3665 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John Relating to state fiscal matters related to general government. House: Appropriations Postponed
SB 141 82-0 (2011) Author: Eltife, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to debt management services and the regulation of debt management services providers. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 421 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to the computation of the state debt limit. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 450 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the time for bringing an action on a consumer debt. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1508 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the right of certain debtors to elect to mediate a dispute before the debt is accelerated or a contract lien on real property is foreclosed; providing civil penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1579 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to state fiscal matters related to general government. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Reported favorably as substituted
HB 342 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to a consumer debt owed by certain military personnel called to active duty. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 343 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to consumer debt owed by certain military servicemembers. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 864 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to the extension of credit to an individual who incurs debt for necessary medical treatment. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 1478 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the reporting of information regarding debt incurred for necessary medical treatment. House: Business & Industry No action taken in subcommittee
HB 1572 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the imposition of statutory damages against a debt collector or third-party debt collector for improper debt collection activities. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 2614 81-0 (2009) Author: Heflin, Joe Relating to a county's general revenue levy for indigent health care. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3338 81-0 (2009) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al. Relating to debt cancellation agreements offered in connection with motor vehicle retail installment contracts. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4019 81-0 (2009) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to the Gainesville Hospital District. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 4296 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the collection of certain judgments through court proceeding. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HJR 76 81-0 (2009) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment permitting an encumbrance to be fixed on homestead property for an obligation to pay certain property owners' association fees and prohibiting the forced sale of the homestead to pay those fees unless authorized by the members of the association in accordance with general law. House: Business & Industry Postponed
SB 587 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to the eligibility of school districts for state assistance with payment of existing debt. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 977 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the reporting of information regarding debt incurred for necessary medical treatment. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1456 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the time for bringing an action on a consumer debt. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
SB 1519 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the regulation of debt collection agencies; imposing criminal penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1966 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Hopson, Chuck
Relating to debt cancellation agreements offered in connection with motor vehicle retail installment contracts. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1986 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the Gainesville Hospital District. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 2233 81-0 (2009) Author: Eltife, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to the regulation of debt management service providers and a study regarding the business of consumer debt settlement. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 167 80-0 (2007) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Relating to exempting a religious bible from attachment, execution, or other seizure for the satisfaction of debts. House: State Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 285 80-0 (2007) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to a consumer debt owed by certain military personnel called to active duty. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Considered in Calendars
HB 648 80-0 (2007) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to the authority of a debt collector to contact persons other than the debtor. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
HB 1809 80-0 (2007) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to consumer debt owed by certain military servicemembers. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 2107 80-0 (2007) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the establishment of debt management policies and guidelines by the Bond Review Board. House: Financial Institutions Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2396 80-0 (2007) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al. Relating to the regulation of consumer debt management services. House: Financial Institutions Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2397 80-0 (2007) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to the authority of a debt collector to contact a person other than the debtor; providing a civil penalty. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
HB 3053 80-0 (2007) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to the authority of a county or municipality to enter into certain debt collection contracts and to charge certain collection fees. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
SB 884 80-0 (2007) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to the regulation of consumer debt management services. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1332 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Chavez, Norma
Relating to the establishment of debt management policies and guidelines by the Bond Review Board, including the approval by the board of certain interest rate management agreements, and to other matters affecting public finance. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SB 1804 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to a consumer debt owed by certain military personnel called to active duty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 628 79-0 (2005) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to debt collection after a consumer has filed a report with a law enforcement agency. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1441 79-0 (2005) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the reporting of information regarding debt incurred for necessary medical treatment. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1768 79-0 (2005) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the powers of a community center. House: Human Services Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1853 79-0 (2005) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to a consumer debt owed by certain military personnel called to active duty. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 80 79-0 (2005) Author: Krusee, Mike
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Proposing a constitutional amendment clarifying that certain economic development programs do not constitute a debt. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Filed with the Secretary of State
SB 1112 79-0 (2005) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to debt management services; providing a penalty. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 3111 78-0 (2003) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to damages and certain other protections afforded to a consumer with regard to the action of a debt collector. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 3234 78-0 (2003) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to exempting college savings plan accounts from attachment, execution, and seizure for the satisfation of debts. House: Pensions & Investments Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3393 78-0 (2003) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to certain practices of debt collectors and credit bureaus. House: Financial Institutions Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 3529 78-0 (2003) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the existing debt allotment for public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 533 78-0 (2003) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary
Relating to certain practices of debt collectors and credit bureaus. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1588 78-0 (2003) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Smith, Todd
Relating to exempting college savings plan accounts from attachment, execution, and seizure for the satisfaction of debts. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 934 77-0 (2001) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to eligibility of school districts for state assistance with payment of existing debt. House: Public Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 1083 77-0 (2001) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the effect of a bankruptcy proceeding on a durable power of attorney. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1346 77-0 (2001) Author: Tillery, Dale | et. al. Relating to state assistance with the payment of school district debt. House: Public Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 2139 77-0 (2001) Author: Marchant, Kenny
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to certain agreements under a retail installment contract for the purchase of a motor vehicle. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Business & Commerce
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2190 77-0 (2001) Author: Junell, Robert
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the establishment of debt issuance policies and guidelines by the Bond Review Board. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 2557 77-0 (2001) Author: Jones, Elizabeth
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the payment of certain judgments. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2834 77-0 (2001) Author: Grusendorf, Kent Relating to foreclosure of certain liens on real property. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 3109 77-0 (2001) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to judgment debtors. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 3310 77-0 (2001) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to payment sources for a school district's local share of debt service for which the district receives state assistance. House: Public Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 3417 77-0 (2001) Author: Grusendorf, Kent Relating to the instructional facilities allotment and to state assistance with the payment of existing debt of school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 341 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John Relating to correction of a third-party debt collector's or credit bureau's files. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 460 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the inclusion of certain contractual obligations in the debt of a school district for property tax purposes. Senate: Education Committee report printed and distributed
SB 567 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John Relating to certain agreements under a retail installment contract for the purchase of a motor vehicle. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1314 77-0 (2001) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to eligibility of school districts for state assistance with payment of existing debt. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 1568 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the licensing of national and state banks to underwrite certain credit insurance products as principal. Senate: Business & Commerce Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1753 77-0 (2001) Author: Cain, David Relating to treatment of lease payments under the Public Property Finance Act. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 1785 77-0 (2001) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Sadler, Paul
Relating to the limit on assistance under the state program for assisting school districts with the payment of existing debt. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Postponed
HB 76 76-0 (1999) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to exempting certain individual retirement accounts from attachment, execution, and seizure for the satisfaction of debts. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1081 76-0 (1999) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to exempting certain property from attachment, execution, and seizure for the satisfaction of debts. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
HB 1242 76-0 (1999) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al. Relating to the state funding for school district debt service. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1476 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to exempting certain property from attachment, execution, and seizure for the satisfaction of debts. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
HB 1602 76-0 (1999) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to the exclusion of land or other property from a district with outstanding bond debt. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1760 76-0 (1999) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to the investment of debt service funds by school districts, junior college districts, and community college districts. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1761 76-0 (1999) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to the treatment of certain contracts for purposes of determining the rollback tax rate of a taxing unit. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2101 76-0 (1999) Author: Pitts, Jim
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to compliance by financial institutions with requests relating to judgment debtors. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3213 76-0 (1999) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to the referral and reporting of delinquent obligations to the attorney general. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 37 76-0 (1999) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Proposing a constitutional amendment permitting an encumbrance to be fixed on homestead property for an obligation to pay certain property owners' association fees without permitting the forced sale of the homestead. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
SB 84 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John Relating to exempting certain property from attachment, execution, and seizure for the satisfaction of debts. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Financial Institutions
SB 546 76-0 (1999) Author: Nixon, Drew Relating to exempting a co-owner's interest in real property from seizure to satisfy the debts of another co-owner of real property. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 583 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester
Relating to a prospective state contractor who is indebted to or owes delinquent taxes to the state. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 595 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the state funding for school district debt service. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 1089 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Hill, Fred
Relating to the investment of debt service funds by school districts, junior college districts, and community college districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1090 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the treatment of certain contracts for purposes of determining the rollback tax rate of a taxing unit. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1175 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Krusee, Mike
Relating to the regulation of land development by a political subdivision that affects certain property in or near certain road districts. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1419 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to the referral and reporting of delinquent obligations to the attorney general. House: Ways & Means
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 728 70-0 (1987) Author: Wright, Brad Relating to exempting certain personal property from seizure for the satisfaction of debts. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 736 70-0 (1987) Author: Smith, Terral
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to exempting certain personal property from seizure for the satisfaction of debts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 775 70-0 (1987) Author: Culberson, John Relating to exempting certain personal property from seizure for the satisfaction of debts. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 889 70-0 (1987) Author: Parker, Jim Relating to the collection of debts by certain public officials. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 2617 70-0 (1987) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the constitutional limitations on the indebtedness of a political subdivision. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2621 70-0 (1987) Author: Evans, Charles
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Commission to authorize certain districts to proceed under federal bankruptcy law. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
SB 48 70-0 (1987) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Clark, Jerry
Relating to exempting certain pension benefits from forced sale for the payment of debts. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 985 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John Relating to the reporting to the attorney general of certain delinquent or unpaid debts, judgments, and other obligations owed to this state. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably with substitute
HB 263 69-0 (1985) Author: Parker, Jim Relating to collection of debts by certain public officials. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 1890 69-0 (1985) Author: Willy, John Relating to state policies and procedures for the procurement of professional debt collection services by agencies, departments, commissions, and offices of the State of Texas, political subdivisions, counties, municipalities, districts, authorities, and publicly-owned corporations and institutions. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 389 69-0 (1985) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to personal property exempt from the satisfaction of debts. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SB 650 69-0 (1985) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Clark, Jerry
Relating to exempting certain pension benefits from forced sale for the payment of debts. House: Retirement & Aging
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 968 69-0 (1985) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to state policies and procedures for the procurement of professional debt collection services by agencies, departments, commissions, and offices of the State of Texas, political subdivisions, counties, municipalities, districts, authorities, and publicly-owned corporations and institutions. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 747 68-0 (1983) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the collection of claims owed to the state or to a political subdivision of the state. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
SJR 6 67-0 (1981) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution, prohibiting the incurring of state debt. Senate: State Affairs No action taken
SJR 39 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to voter approval of local government debt. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
HJR 70 66-0 (1979) Author: Evans, Charles Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the incurring of state debt. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
SJR 1 66-0 (1979) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Amending the constitution to authorize state debt under certain circumstances. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
HB 435 65-0 (1977) Author: Simpson, Bob Prohibiting political subdivisions from incurring debt unless approved in an election; and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HJR 44 65-0 (1977) Author: Evans, Charles Proposing an amendment of Article III, Section 49, of the Texas Constitution, relating to the incurring of state debt. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HJR 50 65-0 (1977) Author: Gaston, Frank Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution authorizing the creation of state debt for the purpose of financing the construction of state buildings. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
SJR 4 65-0 (1977) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to the incurring of state debt. Senate: Finance Referred to subcommittee
HJR 3 65-2 (1978) Author: McLeod, E. Douglas Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to voter approval of local government debt. House: Constitutional Amendments Considered by committee in public hearing
HJR 80 64-0 (1975) Author: Hutchison, Ray Relating to revising the state debt provisions of the constitution; continuing the composition and terms of the Veterans Land Board. House: Constitutional Revision Referred to Committee on Constitutional Revision
HJR 98 64-0 (1975) Author: Gaston, Frank Relating to allowing the creation of debt to finance the construction of state buildings. House: Constitutional Revision Considered by committee in formal meeting
HB 656 63-0 (1973) Author: Lombardino, Frank Relating to the regulation of practices used in the collection of debts; providing penalties; and declaring an emergency. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
HB 1336 63-0 (1973) Author: Cates, Phil Relating to the maximum debt which may be incurred by certain water districts. House: Natural Resources Committee hearing date
SB 252 63-0 (1973) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob"
Sponsor: Lombardino, Frank
Relating to the regulation of practices used in the collection of debts; providing penalties; providing certain civil remedies. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
90 Day Bill
SB 811 63-0 (1973) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob" Relating to the maximum debt which may be incurred by certain districts authorized under Article III, Section 52, as amended, and Article XVI, Section 59, as amended, of the Texas Constitution; amending Chapter 50, Water Code, by adding Subchapter L; and declaring an emergency. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee hearing date
HB 249 62-0 (1971) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob" Relating to the regulation of practices used in the collection of debt.
SB 495 62-0 (1971) Author: Bernal, Joe J. Relating to the regulation of practices used in the collection of debts; providing penalties.
HB 124 59-0 (1965) Author: Garrison, Donald E. "Don" | et. al. Relating to defining and prohibiting debt pooling; prescribing a penalty.
SB 248 59-0 (1965) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to defining and prohibiting debt pooling; declaring debt pooling contracts to be void; prescribing a penalty.
HB 1073 58-0 (1963) Author: Segrest, Clarence James Relating to regulating the business of debt management; providing for penalties for violations of the provisions of this Act.
HB 639 47-0 (1941) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. Relating to amending a certain Act relating to allowing taxing districts to proceed under laws enacted by Congress to effect a plan for the composition of their indebtedness.
SB 78 47-0 (1941) Author: Cotten, Clay Relating to amending certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes regarding the disposition of estates by guardians.
SB 79 47-0 (1941) Author: Cotten, Clay Relating to amending certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes providing for bonds in administration of estates.
HB 228 46-0 (1939) Author: Anderson, Preston Louis Relating to authorizing certain cities to fund by ordinance the deficit in the wages of firemen and policemen of said cities.
HB 492 46-0 (1939) Author: Johnson, Leland Monte Relating to authorizing municipalities, political subdivisions, and taxing districts to effect a plan for the composition of their indebtedness under the provisions of the Federal Bankruptcy Laws heretofore enacted by the Congress of the United States.
HB 710 46-0 (1939) Author: Heflin, James McDonald Relating to amending a certain Article providing for the exemption from the provisions of the same corporations having on deposit with State Treasurer or other approved depository One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000.00).
SB 158 46-0 (1939) Author: Lemens, Vernon Relating to authorizing municipalities, political subdivisions, and taxing districts to effect a plan for the composition of their indebtedness under the provisions of the Federal Bankruptcy Laws enacted by the Congress of the United States.
HB 116 42-0 (1931) Author: McCombs, Charles S. Relating to providing that no commissions shall be allowed or received for receiving any cash which was on hand at the time of the death of the testator or intestate, nor for paying out money to the heirs or legatees as such, except upon the equity of mortgaged property in case any of the property of such testator or intestate was mortgaged at the time of his or her death.
SB 303 42-0 (1931) Author: Cunningham, Oliver C. Relating to requiring the County Treasurer of each County to make annual report to the State Comptroller of the Interest and Sinking Fund for each set of County, Common School District, and Road District bonds.
HB 63 41-0 (1929) Author: Snelgrove, John B. Relating to prohibiting Justices of the Peace, sheriffs, constables and other peace officers from taking for collection any claim for debt except by the process of law prescribing the duties of such officers and prescribing a penalty. House: Judiciary
HB 258 38-0 (1923) Author: Hendricks, Homer Relating to providing means for settlement of debts of municipal corporations where abolished or where de facto municipal corporations are declared void by court of competent jurisdiction.
SB 45 35-0 (1917) Author: Dean, William Luther Relating to prohibiting Commissioners' Courts from issuing warrants or from otherwise contracting debts against the court house and jail fund or the road and bridge fund of their respective counties, in excess of the estimated receipts in the year for which such warrants or evidences of indebtedness are issued.
HB 152 34-0 (1915) Author: Burmeister, Frank H. Relating to prescribing and defining the powers and duties of the commissioners courts and limiting the power of said court in incur any indebtedness in excess of two thousand dollars for providing or building courthouses, jails and other public buildings.
HJR 22 34-0 (1915) Author: Lewelling, Dwight Lyman Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the issuance of bonds with a view of aiding tenant farmers and others to become homeowners.
HB 49 33-0 (1913) Author: Kennedy, Austin Milton Relating to regulating the amount of interest which may be charged on any suit filed on any debt.
HB 168 33-0 (1913) Author: Kirby, John Henry Relating to regulating assignments, mortgages, powers of attorney to collect and other transfers of salary and wages.
HB 467 33-0 (1913) Author: Haney, Edgar Pierce Relating to property exempt from forced sale.
HB 12 33-1 (1913) Author: Ussery, J. W. Relating to requiring that all evidence of written indebtedness given for a patent right state on their face the consideration for which they were given; providing that said statement of aforesaid consideration shall be notice to all subsequent purchases of all equities existing between the parties to the original transaction; prescribing penalties.
HB 30 31-2 (1909) Relating to providing for refunding a portion of the public debt and the retirement of certain bonds of the State of Texas maturing September 1, 1910, providing for the execution of new bonds in lieu thereof at a lower rate of interest, the manner of exchange and sale of said bonds.
SB 143 23-0 (1893) Relating to providing for the payment by new counties of their proportionate share of the indebtedness of the older counties from which they were created.
SB 323 22-0 (1891) Relating to authorizing any city or town in the state to compromise existing indebtedness.
SB 336 22-0 (1891) Relating to authorizing counties to fund their indebtedness and to provide means to pay for same.
HB 377 18-0 (1883) Relating to assignments for the benefit of creditors

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