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Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 5 86-0 (2019) Author: Phelan, Dade | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to debris management and other disaster recovery efforts. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 6 86-0 (2019) Author: Morrison, Geanie W. | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to disaster relief and recovery. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 7 86-0 (2019) Author: Morrison, Geanie W. | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to disaster preparation for state agencies and political subdivisions. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 13 86-0 (2019) Author: Phelan, Dade | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Relating to flood planning, mitigation, and infrastructure projects; making an appropriation. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
No action taken in committee
HB 34 86-0 (2019) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to a statewide disaster alert system. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Reported favorably as substituted
HB 62 86-0 (2019) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to certain meetings of a commissioners court during a disaster or emergency. House: County Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 91 86-0 (2019) Author: Martinez, Armando
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to establishment of the disaster identification system for a declared state of disaster. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Placed on intent calendar
HB 137 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Gina | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to reports by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality about dams that have certain hazard classifications. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 274 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the disaster reinvestment and infrastructure planning board and the creation of the disaster reinvestment and infrastructure planning revolving fund; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations - S/C on Infrastructure, Resiliency & Invest Received from the House
HB 351 86-0 (2019) Author: Blanco, César | et. al. Relating to emergency management for cyber attacks against this state. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 400 86-0 (2019) Author: Tinderholt, Tony | et. al. Relating to the security of the electric grid. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 470 86-0 (2019) Author: Paul, Dennis Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a taxing unit and voter approval of a proposed tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 492 86-0 (2019) Author: Shine, Hugh | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Relating to a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Property Tax
See remarks for effective date
HB 493 86-0 (2019) Author: Shine, Hugh | et. al. Relating to a temporary local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster and reimbursement of a taxing unit for refunds the taxing unit pays to taxpayers as a result of the exemption. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 500 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Mary Relating to reimbursement for disaster remediation costs of certain school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 622 86-0 (2019) Author: Neave, Victoria Relating to a temporary limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a taxing unit on a residence homestead rendered uninhabitable or unusable as a result of a natural disaster. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 668 86-0 (2019) Author: King, Ken Relating to the regulation of property and casualty insurance rates in certain areas after a disaster declaration. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 768 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the reappraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of property damaged in a disaster. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 928 86-0 (2019) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to establishing the Texas Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Commission to study and address the impacts of climate change in this state. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 990 86-0 (2019) Author: Gutierrez, Roland | et. al. Relating to a study by the Texas Water Development Board and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality regarding the effects of the construction of a border wall on storm drainage and other environmental matters in this state. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1028 86-0 (2019) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to increasing the criminal penalties for certain offenses committed in a disaster area or an evacuated area. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1147 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to a requirement that the Railroad Commission of Texas require the installation and use of subsurface safety valves on oil and gas wells drilled in certain areas. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 1152 86-0 (2019) Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the deceptive trade practice of charging exorbitant or excessive prices for necessities during a declared disaster. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1177 86-0 (2019) Author: Phelan, Dade | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Relating to carrying a handgun during a state of disaster. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1256 86-0 (2019) Author: Phelan, Dade | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to access by certain persons to a first responder's immunization history. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1296 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the creation of a disaster case management system by the General Land Office. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1299 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to requiring the comptroller of public accounts to establish and maintain a political subdivision disaster expenditure database. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1307 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Gina | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the creation of a disaster case management system by the Texas Division of Emergency Management. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1353 86-0 (2019) Author: Oliverson, Tom Relating to liability of volunteer health care providers and health care institutions for care, assistance, or advice provided in relation to a disaster. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1426 86-0 (2019) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" | et. al. Relating to mobile Internet service access in an area subject to a declared state of disaster. House: State Affairs Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 1451 86-0 (2019) Author: King, Phil Relating to peace officers commissioned by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement for disaster response. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1466 86-0 (2019) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to repairs to be completed by telecommunications utility providers during a state declared disaster. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1515 86-0 (2019) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Office of Risk Management. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1579 86-0 (2019) Author: Cain, Briscoe | et. al. Relating to the definition of first responder for immunization purposes. House: Public Health
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
HB 1626 86-0 (2019) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to an emergency services coordinator for the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1800 86-0 (2019) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the Texas resilience infrastructure fund; authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds; making an appropriation. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1842 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the application of the limit on appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to an improvement that is a replacement structure for a structure that was rendered uninhabitable or unusable by a casualty or by wind or water damage. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1873 86-0 (2019) Author: Dominguez, Alex Relating to a report by the Texas Division of Emergency Management regarding building trade services following disasters. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1898 86-0 (2019) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to windstorm and hail insurance coverage issued by the FAIR Plan Association in catastrophe areas. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1917 86-0 (2019) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the creation of the disaster response loan fund and the permissible uses of that fund; making an appropriation; authorizing a fee. House: Appropriations - S/C on Infrastructure, Resiliency & Invest
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 1931 86-0 (2019) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al. Relating to the liability of volunteer certified veterinary assistants, licensed veterinary technicians, or veterinarians who provide medical assistance to an injured animal in certain situations. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1932 86-0 (2019) Author: Thierry, Shawn | et. al. Relating to the inclusion of catastrophic debris management in county emergency management programs. House: County Affairs
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
HB 1980 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the creation of the Climate Change Impact Assessment Council. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2001 86-0 (2019) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to leave for state employees who are volunteers of certain disaster relief organizations. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2006 86-0 (2019) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to locations, terms, sessions, and procedures for conducting court proceedings. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Considered in Calendars
HB 2203 86-0 (2019) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to notice of a radioactive substance release. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2224 86-0 (2019) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to public awareness of utility payment assistance programs and consumer rights during a disaster. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2300 86-0 (2019) Author: Morrison, Geanie W. | et. al. Relating to the creation of the disaster recovery loan program; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 2305 86-0 (2019) Author: Morrison, Geanie W. | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to a work group on enhancing the training and credentialing of emergency management personnel. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2310 86-0 (2019) Author: Vo, Hubert | et. al.
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol
Relating to the information necessary to appropriately title certain flood damaged vehicles that have been repaired with federal financial assistance. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2315 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Ed | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to evidence of ownership of temporary housing provided by a government agency in response to a natural disaster or other declared emergency. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2320 86-0 (2019) Author: Paul, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Relating to services provided during and following a disaster. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2325 86-0 (2019) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to information and communication of governmental and other entities regarding disasters and health and human services. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2330 86-0 (2019) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to a study of an intake system and state case management system for state and federal disaster assistance. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2335 86-0 (2019) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the disaster supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2337 86-0 (2019) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the development of a contract template and contracting guidance for debris removal and monitoring contracts of political subdivisions. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2340 86-0 (2019) Author: Dominguez, Alex | et. al.
Sponsor: Johnson, Nathan
Relating to emergency and disaster management, response, and recovery. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2345 86-0 (2019) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Relating to the creation of the Institute for a Disaster Resilient Texas. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2395 86-0 (2019) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the treatment of a replacement structure for a structure that was rendered uninhabitable or unusable by a casualty or by wind or water damage as a new improvement for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2493 86-0 (2019) Author: Holland, Justin Relating to an advisory body on the security of the electric grid. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2560 86-0 (2019) Author: Bailes, Ernest Relating to a debris management plan and training. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2637 86-0 (2019) Author: Calanni, Gina | et. al. Relating to supreme court orders for conducting court proceedings during a disaster. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2638 86-0 (2019) Author: Calanni, Gina | et. al. Relating to locations for conducting certain court proceedings. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2708 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Ed | et. al. Relating to the purchase of food and beverages by the Texas Department of Transportation for certain employees responding to emergencies or disasters. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2794 86-0 (2019) Author: Morrison, Geanie W. | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the administration of emergency management in this state. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2856 86-0 (2019) Author: Morrison, Geanie W.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to restrictions under disaster remediation contracts; creating a criminal offense. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2912 86-0 (2019) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to certain images captured by an unmanned aircraft. House: State Affairs Postponed
HB 2918 86-0 (2019) Author: Shine, Hugh | et. al. Relating to the provision of state aid to certain local governments disproportionately affected by the granting of ad valorem tax relief to disabled veterans. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3022 86-0 (2019) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to emergency warning systems operated by municipalities and counties. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3070 86-0 (2019) Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to grants for emergency assistance under the rural volunteer fire department assistance program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3073 86-0 (2019) Author: King, Ken Relating to a joint interim study regarding the spreading of risk and costs related to certain natural disasters across the state by property and casualty insurance companies. House: House Administration Left pending in committee
HB 3175 86-0 (2019) Author: Deshotel, Joe
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the confidentiality of certain personal information of an applicant for disaster recovery funds. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3271 86-0 (2019) Author: Harless, Sam Relating to the removal of certain alcoholic beverages that become unfit for consumption after a natural disaster. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 3365 86-0 (2019) Author: Paul, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol
Relating to the civil liability of certain persons providing disaster assistance. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3367 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Ed Relating to the creation of a business advisory council on disaster recovery and mitigation. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3378 86-0 (2019) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al. Relating to an advisory body on the security of the electric grid. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 3384 86-0 (2019) Author: Shine, Hugh
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Relating to the authority of the comptroller to conduct a limited-scope review of an appraisal district located in an area declared by the governor to be a disaster area. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Property Tax
Effective immediately
HB 3397 86-0 (2019) Author: Bailes, Ernest Relating to an appropriation of money from the emergency radio infrastructure account for the planning, development, and provision of an interoperable statewide emergency radio infrastructure. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 3418 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Ed Relating to information and outreach regarding hurricane preparedness and mitigation. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3419 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Ed Relating to indefinite quantity contracts for the provision of certain services to declared disaster areas following a natural disaster. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3495 86-0 (2019) Author: Cole, Sheryl Relating to the creation of a wet debris study group. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3584 86-0 (2019) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to the emergency management training of certain officials. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3586 86-0 (2019) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to a report of projects requiring federal funding as a result of a disaster. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3615 86-0 (2019) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to a task force to expedite permitting and funding following certain disasters. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3616 86-0 (2019) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the establishment of a task force on faith-based programs that provide assistance during a disaster. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3629 86-0 (2019) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to premium rates for policies issued by the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3641 86-0 (2019) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to billing for telephone service during service interruptions and establishing reporting requirements. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3643 86-0 (2019) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to billing for telephone service during service interruptions. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3668 86-0 (2019) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to grants for disaster response by nonprofit food banks. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3731 86-0 (2019) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to an appropriation of money to the General Land Office from the economic stabilization fund for certain disaster recovery and flood mitigation projects. House: Appropriations - S/C on Infrastructure, Resiliency & Invest Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 3751 86-0 (2019) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to legal counsel provided by the attorney general to a political subdivision subject to a declared state of disaster. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3758 86-0 (2019) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the authority of the governing board of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs to amend a qualified allocation plan in response to a natural or man-made disaster. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 3895 86-0 (2019) Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al. Relating to increasing the criminal penalties for certain offenses committed in a disaster area or an evacuated area. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 4043 86-0 (2019) Author: Dominguez, Alex Relating to a temporary exemption from the requirements regarding voter approval of a proposed ad valorem tax rate that exceeds a taxing unit's rollback tax rate following a disaster. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4046 86-0 (2019) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to providing information and communication regarding and during a disaster. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 4060 86-0 (2019) Author: Zwiener, Erin Relating to a program administered by the Railroad Commission of Texas to provide grants to promote pipeline emergency preparedness; authorizing a fee. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 4067 86-0 (2019) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to the creation of a wet debris work group. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
HB 4279 86-0 (2019) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Development Board to establish, operate, and, through the issuance of general obligation bonds, finance a grant program to provide financial assistance to political subdivisions and the state for projects related to disaster recovery; disaster mitigation; or construct, repair, rehabilitate, or reconstruct state or local infrastructure. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 4350 86-0 (2019) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol
Relating to public safety answering points operated by emergency communications districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 4395 86-0 (2019) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to prescribed burning. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
HB 4433 86-0 (2019) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4469 86-0 (2019) Author: Meza, Thresa "Terry" | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a grant program and task force relating to disaster issues affecting persons who are elderly and persons with disabilities. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4479 86-0 (2019) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the establishment of a grant program and task force relating to disaster issues affecting persons who are elderly and persons with disabilities. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HJR 4 86-0 (2019) Author: Phelan, Dade | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the flood infrastructure fund to assist in the financing of drainage, flood mitigation, and flood control projects. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 34 86-0 (2019) Author: Shine, Hugh | et. al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Property Tax
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 35 86-0 (2019) Author: Shine, Hugh | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a temporary local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster and to provide for reimbursement of a political subdivision by the state for refunds the political subdivision pays to taxpayers as a result of the exemption. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 41 86-0 (2019) Author: Neave, Victoria Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit for a temporary period the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a political subdivision on a residence homestead rendered uninhabitable or unusable as a result of a natural disaster. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 76 86-0 (2019) Author: Bonnen, Greg Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the Texas resilience infrastructure fund to assist in the financing of resilience projects. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HJR 81 86-0 (2019) Author: Phelan, Dade Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the flood infrastructure fund to assist in the financing of drainage, flood mitigation, and flood control projects. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HJR 114 86-0 (2019) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds to be paid out of the economic stabilization fund by the Texas Water Development Board to provide financial assistance to political subdivisions for projects related to disaster recovery; disaster mitigation; disaster response; or construct, repair, rehabilitate, or reconstruct state or local infrastructure. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HJR 142 86-0 (2019) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 145 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds to provide financial assistance to political subdivisions located in areas of the state affected by a disaster. House: Appropriations - S/C on Infrastructure, Resiliency & Invest Received from the House
HR 2109 86-0 (2019) Author: Phelan, Dade Urging Congress to pass legislation to consolidate funding for FEMA temporary housing programs and HUD long-term housing programs into a single Disaster Housing Response and Recovery Block Grant. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
SB 6 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie W.
Relating to emergency and disaster management, response, and recovery. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 7 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Sponsor: Phelan, Dade
Relating to flood planning, mitigation, and infrastructure projects. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
See remarks for effective date
SB 8 86-0 (2019) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Larson, Lyle
Relating to state and regional flood planning. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 40 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Leach, Jeff | et. al.
Relating to locations, terms, sessions, and procedures for conducting court proceedings. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 76 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Tinderholt, Tony | et. al.
Relating to the security of the electric grid. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 185 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to disclosure requirements regarding certain oil or gas well accidents. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Energy Resources
SB 186 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the maximum permitted rate of interest, sum of fees, and other amounts due during a natural disaster declaration. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 201 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Oliverson, Tom
Relating to increasing the criminal penalties for certain offenses committed in a disaster area or an evacuated area. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 202 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the reappraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of property damaged in a disaster. Senate: Property Tax Referred to Property Tax
SB 220 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to a feasibility study and report by the Texas Division of Emergency Management regarding the use of United States Postal Service employees, resources, and assets during a declared disaster. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 285 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Ed
Relating to information, outreach, and other actions regarding hurricane preparedness and mitigation. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 289 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie W. | et. al.
Relating to disaster recovery. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 300 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris
Sponsor: Thompson, Ed
Relating to indefinite quantity contracts for the provision of certain services to declared disaster areas following a natural disaster. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 396 86-0 (2019) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to state and regional flood planning. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
SB 397 86-0 (2019) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to funding of certain flood-related projects by the Texas Water Development Board and the reporting and administration of certain flood-related projects by the State Soil and Water Conservation Board. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
SB 416 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Walle, Armando
Relating to legal counsel provided by the attorney general to a political subdivision subject to a declared state of disaster. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 428 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Nevárez, Poncho
Relating to a study of using a single intake form for state and federal disaster assistance. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 443 86-0 (2019) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to the period for which a property owner may receive a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for property that is rendered uninhabitable or unusable as a result of a disaster. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Property Tax
Effective immediately
SB 453 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the reappraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of property damaged in a disaster. Senate: Property Tax Left pending in committee
SB 475 86-0 (2019) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Hernandez, Ana | et. al.
Relating to an advisory body on the security of the electric grid. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 492 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the application of the limit on appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to an improvement that is a replacement structure for a structure that was rendered uninhabitable or unusable by a casualty or by wind or water damage. Senate: Property Tax Left pending in committee
SB 506 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to carrying a handgun during a state of disaster. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 515 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to a study by the Texas Water Development Board and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality regarding the effects of the construction of a border wall on storm drainage and other environmental matters in this state. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
SB 537 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Thompson, Ed
Relating to the purchase of food and beverages by the Texas Department of Transportation for certain employees responding to emergencies or disasters. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 540 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the period for which a property owner may receive a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for property that is rendered uninhabitable or unusable as a result of a disaster. Senate: Property Tax Co-author authorized
SB 541 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the designation of an emergency management planner by state agencies. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 563 86-0 (2019) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Metcalf, Will
Relating to the reporting of information about the use of federal money for flood research, planning, and mitigation projects. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 594 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of a business advisory council on disaster recovery and mitigation. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 595 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to an annual audit by the state auditor regarding certain community development block grant disaster recovery program money. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 612 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Nevárez, Poncho
Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Office of Risk Management. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 660 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the calculation for purposes of recapture under the public school finance system of the taxable value of property of a school district affected by a disaster. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 752 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Oliverson, Tom
Relating to liability of volunteer health care providers and health care institutions for care, assistance, or advice provided in relation to a disaster. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 799 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to emergency management and disaster recovery. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
SB 812 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Relating to the application of the limit on appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to an improvement that is a replacement structure for a structure that was rendered uninhabitable or unusable by a casualty or by wind or water damage. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Property Tax
Effective immediately
SB 857 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Paul, Dennis
Relating to requiring training for certain emergency management coordinators. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 963 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to county contracts for emergency management consulting services; requiring a license; authorizing fees. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 964 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to certain plumbing, air conditioning, and electrical services performed as a volunteer during a disaster. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 981 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the disaster supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 982 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the provision of disaster and emergency services, including health care services, to certain populations. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 983 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the establishment of a work group to study local restrictions that impede disaster recovery efforts. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 984 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the suspension of certain local laws and property regulations by the governor during a declared state of disaster. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 985 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to restrictions under disaster remediation contracts; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
SB 986 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Phelan, Dade
Relating to contract management standards and information for contracts related to emergency management. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 1003 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to promoting the resilience of the electric grid and certain municipalities. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1059 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the deposit of certain money to the disaster contingency fund for the purpose of paying costs associated with Hurricane Harvey. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1124 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby"
Relating to establishment of a border public health response team. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1210 86-0 (2019) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Harless, Sam
Relating to the removal, destruction, and disposal of certain alcoholic beverages that become unfit for consumption after a natural disaster. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 1322 86-0 (2019) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to a temporary local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster. Senate: Property Tax Co-author authorized
SB 1505 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to designating the Texas Division of Emergency Management as the state liaison to the United States Army Corps of Engineers. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
SB 1521 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the funding of flood planning, mitigation, and infrastructure projects; making an appropriation. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
SB 1575 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
Sponsor: Krause, Matt
Relating to governmental immunity for and adjudication of claims arising from a local governmental entity's disaster recovery contract. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1643 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the deceptive trade practice of charging exorbitant or excessive prices for necessities during a declared disaster. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1673 86-0 (2019) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the creation of a grant program to assist certain counties with employing or contracting for a qualified emergency management coordinator. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
SB 1772 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Bohac, Dwayne
Relating to a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Property Tax
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1885 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to notice of a radioactive substance release. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1891 86-0 (2019) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al. Relating to a limit on the rate of growth of certain appropriations. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Appropriations
SB 1952 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to emergency management for cyber attacks against this state. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2153 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the adjudication of emergency evacuation discrimination complaints by the Texas Workforce Commission civil rights division. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 2168 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Cyrier, John
Relating to relief from local matching funds requirements for certain counties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 2295 86-0 (2019) Author: Powell, Beverly Relating to the provision of educational materials regarding disease prevention during a disaster. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2327 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the payment in installments of ad valorem taxes on property damaged in a disaster. Senate: Property Tax Referred to Property Tax
SB 2334 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to grants for disaster response by nonprofit food banks. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2352 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to a statewide disaster alert system. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2357 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to issues affecting counties and other political subdivisions of the state. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2437 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Development Board to establish, operate, and, through the issuance of general obligation bonds, finance a grant program to provide financial assistance to political subdivisions and the state for projects related to disaster recovery; disaster mitigation; or construct, repair, rehabilitate, or reconstruct state or local infrastructure. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
SJR 28 86-0 (2019) Author: Perry, Charles Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the State Flood Plan Implementation Fund to assist in the financing of certain flood-related projects and the transfer to that fund of money from the economic stabilization fund. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
SJR 49 86-0 (2019) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a temporary local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster. Senate: Property Tax Co-author authorized
SJR 51 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the flood infrastructure fund to assist in the financing of drainage, flood mitigation, and flood control projects. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
SJR 57 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Property Tax
Left pending in committee
SJR 75 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds to be paid out of the economic stabilization fund by the Texas Water Development Board to provide financial assistance to political subdivisions for projects related to disaster recovery; disaster mitigation; disaster response; or construct, repair, rehabilitate, or reconstruct state or local infrastructure. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
SR 816 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Urging Congress to enact legislation to consolidate disaster recovery housing funding into a single Disaster Housing Response and Recovery Block Grant. Reported enrolled
HB 312 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis Relating to the creation and administration of a disaster recovery fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 513 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to the reappraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of property damaged in a disaster. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
HB 1165 85-0 (2017) Author: Paul, Dennis Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a taxing unit and voter approval of a proposed tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1598 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the establishment of the disaster identification system for a state of disaster. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1816 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Relating to the operation of medical supply transport vehicles during a declared state of disaster. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2241 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the treatment of a replacement structure for a structure that was rendered uninhabitable or unusable by a casualty or by wind or water damage as a new improvement for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2938 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the Sienna Plantation Levee Improvement District of Fort Bend County, Texas. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3584 85-0 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria Relating to a temporary limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a taxing unit on a residence homestead rendered uninhabitable or unusable as a result of a natural disaster. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3780 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a state secondary Internet website domain name server. House: Government Transparency & Operation Left pending in committee
HB 3906 85-0 (2017) Author: Frullo, John Relating to the declaration of a local state of disaster. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4263 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to the consideration of increased climate variability in the state hazard mitigation plan. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 4266 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to the consideration of increased climate variability in the state hazard mitigation plan. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HJR 108 85-0 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit for a temporary period the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a political subdivision on a residence homestead rendered uninhabitable or unusable as a result of a natural disaster. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 351 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the creation and administration of a disaster recovery fund. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 572 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to a feasibility study and report by the Texas Division of Emergency Management regarding the use of United States Postal Service employees, resources, and assets during a declared disaster. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 717 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Relating to the reappraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of property damaged in a disaster. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 908 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to the operation of medical supply transport vehicles during a declared state of disaster. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 972 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Tracy
Relating to the reappraisal for ad valorem taxation purposes of real property on which a building completely destroyed by a casualty is located. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1228 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the approval by a property owners' association of repairs to residential property after a weather-related or naturally occurring event. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1272 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to an annual proclamation related to hurricane preparedness. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1673 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to natural disaster housing recovery. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1897 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Frullo, John
Relating to the declaration of a local state of disaster. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 2078 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to the duties of school districts, open-enrollment charter schools, the Texas Education Agency, and the Texas School Safety Center regarding multihazard emergency operations plans and other school safety measures. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 261 85-1 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria Relating to a temporary limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a taxing unit on a residence homestead rendered uninhabitable or unusable as a result of a natural disaster. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 331 85-1 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to the reappraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of property damaged in a disaster. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
HJR 40 85-1 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit for a temporary period the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a political subdivision on a residence homestead rendered uninhabitable or unusable as a result of a natural disaster. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 24 85-1 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to protection of energy critical infrastructure. Filed
HB 120 84-0 (2015) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the purchase of food and beverages by the Texas Division of Emergency Management for certain division personnel. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 252 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to the punishment of certain sexual offenses committed in a disaster area or an evacuated area. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 365 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary | et. al. Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rates of certain taxing units. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1116 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D. Relating to the liability of certain social workers who provide volunteer health care services to charitable organizations. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1360 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the exemption of certain vehicles from registration fees. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
HB 1557 84-0 (2015) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al. Relating to creation of a search and rescue task force in each disaster field response region. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1666 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the liability of certain persons for damages arising from training exercises to prepare the persons to respond to certain emergencies. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1832 84-0 (2015) Author: Pickett, Joseph
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the requirements for and confidentiality of state agency continuity of operations plans. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1957 84-0 (2015) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to the definition of urban transit district. House: Transportation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1970 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the disaster identification system for a state of disaster. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1971 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the requirements and protocols for the use of nighttime triage equipment by emergency medical services personnel. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1995 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the authority to modify an ad valorem tax abatement agreement to extend the abatement period if a disaster prevents the property owner from complying with the agreement. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 2358 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the exemption from certain registration and licensing requirements and taxes for certain businesses and employees who enter this state in response to a disaster or emergency. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2376 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the creation and administration of a disaster recovery fund. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2693 84-0 (2015) Author: Paul, Dennis Relating to exemptions from the sales tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2827 84-0 (2015) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to the definition of homeland security activity. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
HB 2932 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to a study and report by the Bureau of Economic Geology on land shifting House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3206 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the powers, rights, and duties of the Fort Bend County Levee Improvement District No. 2. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 3810 84-0 (2015) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to an alert system for notification of the release of toxic chemicals by a manufacturing facility. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3916 84-0 (2015) Author: Stickland, Jonathan Relating to water and electric utility services provided to certain federal agencies. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3940 84-0 (2015) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to extending claim-handling deadlines after certain emergency declarations. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 4085 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the declaration of a state of disaster and certain state operations in a disaster. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Withdrawn from schedule
HR 3430 84-0 (2015) Author: Phillips, Larry Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1465. Reported enrolled
SB 182 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rates of certain taxing units. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 378 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Sheffield, J. D.
Relating to the liability of certain social workers who provide volunteer health care services to charitable organizations. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 697 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the definition of urban transit district. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 904 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Darby, Drew
Relating to exempting emergency preparation supplies from the sales and use tax for a limited period. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 921 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the creation and administration of a disaster recovery fund. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1283 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the exemption from certain registration and licensing requirements and taxes for certain businesses and employees who enter this state in response to a disaster or emergency. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1376 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Hunter, Todd
Relating to natural disaster housing recovery. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1465 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry | et. al.
Relating to creating limited purpose disaster declaration authority for the governor and a search and rescue task force in each disaster field response region. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1787 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to an alert system for notification of the release of toxic chemicals by a manufacturing facility. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SR 1057 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. 1465. Reported enrolled
HB 403 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Sarah
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to liability of certain certified municipal inspectors for services rendered during an emergency or disaster. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 444 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the liability of certain social workers who provide volunteer health care services to charitable organizations. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 487 83-0 (2013) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to liability of certain persons assisting in man-made or natural disasters. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 562 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to the suspension of toll collection during a declared state of disaster; suspending tolls. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 746 83-0 (2013) Author: Ashby, Trent
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the registration of volunteer health practitioners and the services of volunteer health practitioners during disasters. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 762 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to restrictions on disaster remediation contracts following a locally declared disaster. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 835 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the application of the limit on appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to an improvement that is a replacement structure for a structure that was rendered uninhabitable or unusable by a casualty or by wind or water damage. House: Ways & Means Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1401 83-0 (2013) Author: Smithee, John Relating to extending claim-handling deadlines after certain emergency declarations. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1520 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the liability of certain persons for damages arising from training exercises to prepare the persons to respond to certain emergencies. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1591 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al. Relating to designation of certain vehicles of the Texas Division of Emergency Management as authorized emergency vehicles. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1864 83-0 (2013) Author: Wu, Gene
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to certain energy security technologies for critical governmental facilities. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2102 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the authority of the governor to suspend requirements applicable to motor carriers during certain emergencies; authorizing a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2164 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the delegation of authority by the governing body of a political subdivision during a disaster. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2271 83-0 (2013) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to an annual hurricane damage mitigation week. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2352 83-0 (2013) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al. Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and to catastrophe preparedness in the seacoast territories of this state; authorizing assessments, surcharges, and fees. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2741 83-0 (2013) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the regulation of motor vehicles by counties and the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles; authorizing a fee; creating an offense. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
See remarks for effective date
HB 2751 83-0 (2013) Author: Clardy, Travis | et. al. Relating to the liability of individuals providing labor or assistance to the Texas Forest Service in the performance of certain fire suppression duties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3096 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to an exemption from the use of an emergency notification system by certain public service providers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 3178 83-0 (2013) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the Texas Statewide Mutual Aid System. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 3261 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to the establishment of the disaster identification system for a state of disaster. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3429 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the regulation of fireworks during a drought and under a declaration of local disaster. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3430 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to the requirements and protocols for the use of nighttime triage equipment by emergency medical services personnel. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3801 83-0 (2013) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the creation of a search and rescue task force House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3842 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to an exemption from sales and use tax for certain property purchased using money from the community development block grant disaster recovery program and used to repair or reconstruct a real property improvement damaged by a natural disaster. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 148 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the creation of emergency response districts; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HR 987 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip Requesting that the Federal Emergency Management Agency amend its financial threshold criteria for providing disaster aid to allow assistance to communities whose average property value is lower than the applicable local county or city average. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 19 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Relating to certain residential and other structures and mitigation of loss to those structures resulting from natural catastrophes; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 171 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to the establishment of a workgroup to study the use by state agencies of a uniform application form following disasters. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 184 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Relating to extending claim-handling deadlines after certain emergency declarations. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 194 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to ingress and egress for access by emergency vehicles and for use during evacuations in certain new residential subdivisions. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 223 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Cortez, Philip | et. al.
Relating to designation of certain vehicles of the Texas Division of Emergency Management as authorized emergency vehicles. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 338 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Farrar, Jessica
Relating to the liability of certain social workers who provide volunteer health care services to charitable organizations. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 784 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to exempting emergency preparation supplies from the sales and use tax for a limited period. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 835 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to the application of the limit on appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to an improvement that is a replacement structure for a structure that was rendered uninhabitable or unusable by a casualty or by wind or water damage. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1120 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to a residential tenant's lease obligation after the loss of the leased premises resulting from a natural disaster. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 1/1/14
SB 1121 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to coverage for certain architectural engineering services under certain insurance policies. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1267 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Clardy, Travis | et. al.
Relating to the liability of individuals providing labor or assistance to the Texas Forest Service in the performance of certain fire suppression duties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1405 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to liability of certain persons assisting in man-made or natural disasters. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1443 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to an exemption from sales and use tax for certain property purchased using money from the community development block grant disaster recovery program and used to repair or reconstruct a real property improvement damaged by a natural disaster. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1540 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the establishment of the disaster identification system for a state of disaster. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Referred to Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
SB 1549 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to pre-event disaster recovery program administration contracts in certain counties. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Referred to Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
SB 1669 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the regulation of motor vehicles by counties and the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles; authorizing a fee; creating an offense. Senate: Transportation Left pending in committee
SJR 62 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the creation of emergency and disaster response districts; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SJR 8 83-1 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the permissible uses of certain money appropriated from the economic stabilization fund by the legislature. Filed
SJR 8 83-2 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the permissible uses of certain money appropriated from the economic stabilization fund by the legislature. Filed
HB 614 82-0 (2011) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to allowing health care providers to provide services across state lines in catastrophic circumstances. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 803 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the penalty for failure to make a timely installment payment of ad valorem taxes on property in a disaster area. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 805 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the requirement that certain water service providers ensure emergency operations during an extended power outage. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 1217 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to a residential tenant's right to vacate a dwelling and avoid liability for rent following the declaration of a state of disaster; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1354 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to liability of certain certified municipal inspectors for services rendered during an emergency or disaster. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1711 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, John
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to disaster remediation contracts. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1750 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Transportation to lease and contract for the operation of rolling stock during certain emergencies. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 1842 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to prior approval of residential property insurance rates of certain insurers. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1861 82-0 (2011) Author: Anchia, Rafael
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Commission on State Emergency Communications. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
HB 1911 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the liability of certain persons for damages arising from training exercises to prepare the persons to respond to certain emergencies. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1986 82-0 (2011) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the authority of the Public Utility Commission of Texas to ensure the Electric Reliability Council of Texas has adequate reserve power to prevent blackout conditions. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2035 82-0 (2011) Author: Hamilton, Mike
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike | et. al.
Relating to the temporary relocation of an alcoholic beverage distributor's or wholesaler's premises during a period of emergency and delivery of alcoholic beverages to a distributor's or wholesaler's premises. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2040 82-0 (2011) Author: Hamilton, Mike
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to critical incident stress management and crisis response services. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 2257 82-0 (2011) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the procurement and use of an emergency notification system by public service providers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Left pending in committee
HB 2390 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the types of information relating to emergency responses that are confidential. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2411 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to a residential tenant's right to vacate a dwelling and avoid liability for rent under certain circumstances following the declaration of a state of disaster; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2462 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to motor vehicles used for fire, emergency, or disaster response purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2619 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to emergency preparedness information about water facilities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2623 82-0 (2011) Author: Beck, Marva
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to certain energy security technologies for critical governmental facilities. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Left pending in committee
HB 2696 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the application of the limit on appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to an improvement that is a replacement structure for a structure that was rendered uninhabitable or unusable by a casualty or by wind or water damage. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2713 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to refinancing low-rate home loans involving natural disaster recovery funds. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 2818 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and to the resolution of certain disputes concerning claims made to that association. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3060 82-0 (2011) Author: Smithee, John Relating to arbitration of certain claims under residential property insurance policies. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3324 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the operations and monitoring of fusion centers in this state. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 3333 82-0 (2011) Author: Peña, Aaron
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the authority of the governor to order the disconnection of state computer networks from the Internet. House: Technology
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3343 82-0 (2011) Author: Legler, Ken Relating to the disclosure of certain attorney's fees and expenses paid by the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3349 82-0 (2011) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the extension of a declaration of a local disaster. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3376 82-0 (2011) Author: Hamilton, Mike Relating to the declaration of local disaster. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3589 82-0 (2011) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to claim-handling deadlines in the event of certain weather-related catastrophes or natural disasters. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 3705 82-0 (2011) Author: Hamilton, Mike Relating to the creation of the disaster reconstruction coordination office within the governor's office; creating the disaster contingency account. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3738 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the designation of the Mid Valley Airport as the disaster relief headquarters for the Rio Grande Valley. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety No action taken in subcommittee
SB 389 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to emergency preparedness during an extended power outage of a water service provider with at least 250 connections. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 432 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to the penalty for failure to make a timely installment payment of ad valorem taxes on property in a disaster area. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 648 82-0 (2011) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Commission on State Emergency Communications. Senate: Government Organization Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1065 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Hamilton, Mike
Relating to critical incident stress management and crisis response services. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1205 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the application of the limit on appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to an improvement that is a replacement structure for a structure that was rendered uninhabitable or unusable by a casualty or by wind or water damage. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1238 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to communications by public service providers during a disaster or an emergency. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 1391 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to refinancing low-rate home loans involving natural disaster recovery funds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 1461 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the creation of the disaster reconstruction coordination office within the governor's office; creating the disaster contingency account. Senate: International Relations & Trade Left pending in committee
SB 1560 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to liability of certain local emergency management or homeland security organizations. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1572 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Relating to the operations and monitoring of fusion centers in this state. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1703 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the declaration of local disaster. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1852 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the recovery and storage of vessels following natural disasters; providing penalties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Refer to s/c on Flooding & Evacuations by Pres
SB 1889 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and to the resolution of certain disputes concerning claims made to that association. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
HB 6 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to appropriations for damages and disruptions suffered by state agencies and institutions of higher education caused by natural disasters and to an appropriation for disaster relief generally. House: Appropriations Considered in Calendars
HB 441 81-0 (2009) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to an emergency power supply for convalescent and nursing homes and related institutions. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 443 81-0 (2009) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to requiring certain service stations to be capable of operating with alternate generated power. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 450 81-0 (2009) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to exempting certain hurricane preparation supplies from the sales tax for a limited period. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 457 81-0 (2009) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Relating to disaster preparedness and emergency management in relation to alternative electrical power for certain service stations in certain populous counties. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 632 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to the requirement that retail water and utility services adopt an emergency preparedness plan for use during a local power outage; providing an administrative penalty. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 654 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to the prices of certain consumer goods and services during a declared state of disaster. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 727 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the closure of a public school campus that is being used as an emergency evacuation shelter. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 761 81-0 (2009) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to the penalty for certain property offenses committed during certain declared states of disaster. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 848 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the designation of the Mid Valley Airport as the disaster relief headquarters for the Rio Grande Valley. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 911 81-0 (2009) Author: Smithee, John Relating to adoption of a temporary program for the operation and funding of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1014 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to the requirement that certain retail water and sewer utility services maintain auxiliary generators for use during an extended power outage. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1015 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to requiring certain service stations to be capable of operating with alternative electrical power and to have an alternative electrical generator; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1021 81-0 (2009) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to coverage under residential property insurance policies for certain losses incurred because of compliance with an emergency evacuation order. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1022 81-0 (2009) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to a preference in state purchasing for products from disaster areas. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1026 81-0 (2009) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to establishing legislative district volunteer emergency response teams. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1257 81-0 (2009) Author: Legler, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Relating to the payment in installments of ad valorem taxes on certain property owned by a business entity and located in a disaster area and to the ad valorem taxation of a residence homestead rendered uninhabitable or unusable by a casualty or by wind or water damage. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 1283 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to installment payments of ad valorem taxes on property in a disaster area. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 1284 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the creation of a court record preservation fund; imposing a fee. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1287 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to a requirement that the board of directors of an appraisal district develop a plan for reappraising property after a natural disaster. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1291 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to regulation of certain disaster remediation contractors; providing penalties. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1326 81-0 (2009) Author: Rios Ybarra, Tara | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to a plan to replenish the food supplies of food banks or food pantries following a disaster. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective immediately
HB 1378 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to methods for the recovery of system restoration costs incurred by electric utilities following hurricanes, tropical storms, ice or snow storms, floods, and other weather-related events and natural disasters. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1463 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the authority of the Public Utility Commission of Texas to order certain electric providers to provide power to other electric providers during a natural disaster or declared emergency. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1509 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to motor vehicles used for fire, emergency, or disaster response purposes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 1579 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzales, Veronica | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to a county's removal of flood water resulting from a natural disaster in certain communities. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective immediately
HB 1591 81-0 (2009) Author: Hamilton, Mike Relating to exempting sales of certain hurricane preparation supplies in certain counties from the sales tax for a limited period. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1671 81-0 (2009) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to mutual aid agreements for newborn screening laboratory services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1710 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to requiring certain facilities located in certain areas prone to severe weather to have an emergency preparedness plan for provision of emergency electrical power. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1828 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to information submitted to, maintained in, and released from the immunization registry. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1831 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to disaster preparedness and emergency management and to certain vehicles used in emergencies; providing a penalty. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
See remarks for effective date
HB 1858 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to suspension of the unemployment compensation waiting period requirement during a disaster subject to a federal disaster declaration. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Considered in Calendars
HB 1860 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to an additional filing fee for civil cases filed in certain courts. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1861 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John | et. al.
Relating to the operation and administration of the judiciary in the event of a disaster. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 1879 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John Relating to the receipt and release of immunization information by the immunization registry in connection with a disaster. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1896 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to the exemption from the sales and use tax of boat slip rental fees charged at certain marinas severely damaged by Hurricane Ike. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1945 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the date of the general election for certain political subdivisions. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1998 81-0 (2009) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to temporary housing and emergency shelters provided by a political subdivision for disaster victims. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2041 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to exemptions from the sales tax for certain items used to survive severe weather. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2152 81-0 (2009) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to the designation of the South Texas International Airport at Edinburg as the disaster relief headquarters for the Rio Grande Valley. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2247 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to an emergency power supply for service stations, supermarkets, and pharmacies located in certain areas of the state; providing a civil penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2248 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to an emergency management plan for certain health care facilities. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2298 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Commission on Fire Protection. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2362 81-0 (2009) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al. Relating to an electronic diagnostic database for rural physicians. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2383 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the receipt and release of immunization information by the immunization registry in connection with a disaster. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2405 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to the requirement that certain retail water and sewer utility services maintain service during an extended power outage. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2448 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to reducing the amount paid to purchase attendance credits by certain school districts in disaster areas. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2450 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the administration of programs by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs in response to or in preparation for a natural disaster. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2457 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the duty of the General Land Office to clean, maintain, and clear debris from a public beach affected by a declared disaster. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2487 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to the establishment, funding, and operation of the Texas natural disaster catastrophe fund and the disaster preparedness and mitigation grant council. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2532 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to coordinating information regarding the location of infrastructure to which the supply of electric service is critical to the public health and safety or for emergency management purposes. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 2539 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to a disaster recovery insurance claims mediation program. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2540 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the establishment and operation of a disaster recovery insurance claims mediation program. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2558 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to registration for evacuation and disaster preparedness for clients of home and community support services agencies. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2615 81-0 (2009) Author: Heflin, Joe Relating to a declaration of local disaster. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 2749 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to economic recovery grants for certain municipalities following public calamities. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 2930 81-0 (2009) Author: Rios Ybarra, Tara Relating to the establishment and funding of emergency medical power stations. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2939 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Texas Hurricane Center for Innovative Technology at the University of Houston. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2951 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to appropriations to certain public junior colleges affected by Hurricane Ike. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2960 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to alternative electrical generators for certain service stations. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3168 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the creation of a natural disaster reconstruction demonstration initiative. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3360 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to providing an exemption from the administration of certain assessment instruments for certain public school students who are asylees or refugees. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3384 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to prior approval of residential property insurance rates of certain insurers. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3495 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the distribution of funding for certain transportation projects. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3631 81-0 (2009) Author: Farabee, David Relating to compensation of certain state employees. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3640 81-0 (2009) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al. Relating to the operation and alternative funding sources for the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3648 81-0 (2009) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al. Relating to the operation and funding of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association; transfer of state revenue to the Catastrophe Reserve Trust Fund for excess losses caused by natural disasters. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3667 81-0 (2009) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to allowing health care providers to provide services across state lines in catastrophic circumstances. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3851 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the authority of the governor or a political subdivision to suspend statutory or local deadlines during a disaster. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3854 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the powers of certain development corporations related to Hurricane Ike disaster relief and to the validation of certain governmental acts or proceedings of counties affected by Hurricane Ike. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3856 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the state's current and future response to disasters and to preparations for disasters; making an appropriation for the purpose of providing disaster relief. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 3928 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to proof of ownership of homestead property after a disaster. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 4051 81-0 (2009) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to an exemption from the curriculum requirements for automatic admission to public institutions of higher education for certain students affected by a natural disaster. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 4068 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzales, Veronica
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the conduct of judicial proceedings and transaction of other essential judicial functions in the event of a disaster. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 4099 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to authorizing payment to FSLA-exempt and FSLA-nonexempt state employees for unused compensatory time accrued during a disaster declared by the governor under Section 418.014, Government Code. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 4101 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to punishment for the offense of theft committed in certain evacuated or disaster areas. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 4102 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John | et. al.
Relating to the disaster contingency fund and relief for school districts located in a disaster area. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 4106 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to information and assistance provided by the chief appraiser to emergency management authorities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 4170 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to requiring property inspections for windstorm and hail insurance in certain geographic areas and authorizing certain political subdivisions to adopt and enforce regulations relating to severe weather, including residential building codes, abandoned land, and damaged buildings; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 4348 81-0 (2009) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon Relating to the allocation of a portion of the state hotel occupancy tax revenue collected in a catastrophe area to the catastrophe reserve trust fund. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 4409 81-0 (2009) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to emergency preparation and management. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
See remarks for effective date
HB 4491 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to a tax credit for eligible costs and expenses incurred during the rehabilitation of a historic structure located in a severely damaged or flooded census tract. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4494 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to indigent health care costs related to a declared disaster. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4689 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to allowing a commissioner's court to assess a body storage fee. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4733 81-0 (2009) Author: Smithee, John | et. al. Relating to the operation and funding of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association, including funding of coverage for certain catastrophic events through the issuance of public securities. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HCR 286 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank
Sponsor: Carona, John
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 1831. Signed by the Governor
HCR 287 81-0 (2009) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 4409. Signed by the Governor
HJR 117 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the use of money from the economic stabilization fund for response to a natural disaster. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HR 2963 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 4102. Reported enrolled
HR 3060 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1831. Reported enrolled
SB 12 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Corte, Jr., Frank | et. al.
Relating to disaster preparedness and emergency management and to certain vehicles used in emergencies; providing a penalty. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 14 81-0 (2009) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and the Texas FAIR Plan Association; making an appropriation. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Record vote
SB 74 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to limitation of liability for certain emergency care provided during a declared disaster. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 75 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a disaster and emergency education program. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 111 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to suspension of the unemployment compensation waiting period requirement during a disaster subject to a federal disaster declaration. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
Senate: Business & Commerce
Considered in Calendars
SB 147 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to coverage under residential property insurance policies for certain losses incurred because of compliance with an emergency evacuation order. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 178 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to temporary housing and emergency shelters provided by a political subdivision for disaster victims. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
SB 179 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to exempting certain hurricane preparation supplies from the sales tax for a limited period. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 181 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the creation of a task force to study and develop uniform reentry procedures for essential personnel entering an area evacuated during a disaster or other emergency. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
SB 339 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to uniform reentry procedures for essential personnel entering an area evacuated during a disaster or other emergency. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Refer to s/c on Flooding & Evacuations by Pres
SB 340 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to temporary housing and emergency shelters provided by a political subdivision for disaster victims. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Refer to s/c on Flooding & Evacuations by Pres
SB 347 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to the receipt and release of immunization information by the immunization registry in connection with a disaster; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 359 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to punishment for certain offenses committed in a disaster area or an evacuated area. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 360 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to exempting certain hurricane preparation supplies from the sales tax for a limited period. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 361 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to the requirement that certain water service providers ensure emergency operations during an extended power outage. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 441 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to requiring certain service stations to be capable of operating with alternative electrical power and to have an alternative electrical generator. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Refer to s/c on Flooding & Evacuations by Pres
SB 463 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the issuance of license plates by the Texas Department of Transportation to support disaster relief. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 574 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to an exception to the wealth per student limitation for school districts that, as a result of natural disasters, are suffering financial hardship. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 590 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to a requirement that the board of directors of an appraisal district develop a plan for reappraising property after a natural disaster. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 644 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to modifications, adjustments, and reimbursements under the public school finance system and contract delegation authority for a school district located in a disaster area. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 664 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the establishment and operation of a public building mapping information system. Senate: Government Organization Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 665 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the establishment of a windstorm preparedness assistance program that provides financial assistance for certain homeowners in certain counties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 681 81-0 (2009) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the ability of electric utilities to provide electric service during a major power outage. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to State Affairs
SB 734 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the board of directors of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 769 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to methods for the recovery of system restoration costs incurred by electric utilities following hurricanes, tropical storms, ice or snow storms, floods, and other weather-related events and natural disasters. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 925 81-0 (2009) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the creation of a court record preservation fund; imposing a fee. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 936 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Corte, Jr., Frank | et. al.
Relating to the appointment of a communications coordination group. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1112 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Farabee, David
Relating to the provision of money from a county's general fund to disaster victims. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1133 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the date of the general election for certain political subdivisions. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1251 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to information submitted to, maintained in, and released from the immunization registry. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1293 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the duty of the General Land Office to clean, maintain, and clear debris from a public beach affected by a declared disaster. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1328 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to a study on the feasibility of providing vaccines to first responders deployed to a disaster area. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1330 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to mutual aid agreements for newborn screening laboratory services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1379 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the establishment, funding, and operation of the Texas natural disaster catastrophe fund and the disaster preparedness and mitigation grant council. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1428 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the power of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation to issue emergency orders and temporary and emergency licenses. Senate: Business & Commerce No action taken in committee
SB 1462 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to the use of public facilities as emergency shelters during disasters. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 1566 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Moody, Joseph
Relating to the acquisition, dissemination, and use of certain geographic information system data. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1635 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John | et. al. Relating to the sale of certain communications equipment and mobile telephone services; providing criminal and civil penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1752 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the powers of certain development corporations related to Hurricane Ike disaster relief and to the validation of certain governmental acts or proceedings of counties affected by Hurricane Ike. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1818 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Villarreal, Mike
Relating to providing an exemption from the administration of certain assessment instruments for certain public school students who are asylees or refugees. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1859 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the exemption from the sales and use tax of boat slip rental fees charged at certain marinas severely damaged by Hurricane Ike. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1885 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to strategies to better protect electric transmission and distribution assets against natural disasters. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1890 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to the temporary suspension of certain signage restrictions during a state of disaster. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1932 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to the licensing requirements of hospitals temporarily providing outpatient dialysis services to a person because of a disaster. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1989 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to establishment of the Texas Statewide Interoperability Executive Advisory Council. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1994 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to authorizing the provision of state matching funds to municipalities for hurricane preparation and recovery. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in subcommittee
SB 2039 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to requiring certain critical facilities to be capable of operating with alternative electrical power; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 2148 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Bohac, Dwayne
Relating to information and assistance provided by the chief appraiser to emergency management authorities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2183 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the appointment of an interoperability coordinator in the division of emergency management in the office of the governor. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 2264 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the provision of a community telephone emergency notification system as part of the 9-1-1 system. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in subcommittee
SB 2292 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Davis, Yvonne
Relating to the establishment of a natural disaster housing reconstruction initiative. House: State Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2298 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Farabee, David
Relating to compensation of certain state employees. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
SB 2302 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the payment in installments of ad valorem taxes on certain property owned by a business entity and located in a disaster area. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2428 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the use of Supplemental Environmental Projects to protect lands of significant natural resource and hazard mitigation value. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SR 1098 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 4102. Reported enrolled
SR 1103 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1831. Reported enrolled
HB 17 81-1 (2009) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to establishing legislative district volunteer emergency response teams. Filed
HB 88 80-0 (2007) Author: Branch, Dan
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the evacuation and sheltering of service animals and household pets in a disaster. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 144 80-0 (2007) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to a preference in state purchasing for products from disaster areas. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
HB 258 80-0 (2007) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank | et. al. Relating to the confiscation of firearms and ammunition during a state of disaster or emergency. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Laid on the table subject to call
HB 324 80-0 (2007) Author: Hamilton, Mike Relating to exempting sales of certain hurricane preparation supplies in certain counties from the sales tax for a limited period. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 579 80-0 (2007) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to coverage under residential property insurance policies for certain losses incurred because of compliance with an emergency evacuation order. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 582 80-0 (2007) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the determination of certain catastrophe areas eligible for insurance coverage through the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association. House: Insurance Withdrawn from schedule
HB 684 80-0 (2007) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to state assistance for housing developments located in certain disaster areas and notice for certain housing developments. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 823 80-0 (2007) Author: Ritter, Allan | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the liability of certain licensed or registered professionals for damages arising from certain services provided during an emergency. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1116 80-0 (2007) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the provision of a community telephone emergency notification system as part of the 9-1-1 system. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations No action taken in committee
HB 1325 80-0 (2007) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to exempting sales of certain hurricane preparation supplies in certain counties from the sales tax for a limited period. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1345 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to a school district policy for responding to a train derailment near a district school. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1471 80-0 (2007) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to resource sharing among certain political subdivisions, including regional planning commissions, during a disaster. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 1493 80-0 (2007) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the establishment and operation of a severe storm research and planning center. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1896 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to information submitted to and maintained in the immunization registry. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2039 80-0 (2007) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the collection of certain data for the Texas Natural Resources Information System and the duties of the Texas Geographic Information Council. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2405 80-0 (2007) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to paying the costs incurred by a state agency that is deployed by the governor to respond to a natural disaster or other emergency. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 2515 80-0 (2007) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Office of Risk Management. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2587 80-0 (2007) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to disclosure of insurance coverage for certain expenses incurred because of compliance with an emergency evacuation order. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2694 80-0 (2007) Author: Hamilton, Mike
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the disaster contingency fund. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 2766 80-0 (2007) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the location at which certain courts may conduct proceedings following certain disasters. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 3272 80-0 (2007) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the establishment, funding, and operation of the natural disaster catastrophe fund. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3275 80-0 (2007) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to certain transportation studies. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 3642 80-0 (2007) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to homeland security; providing a penalty. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Left pending in committee
HB 3698 80-0 (2007) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to temporary housing and emergency shelters provided by a political subdivision for disaster victims. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
HB 3743 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the timeframe under which an employee must return to work after an emergency evacuation period expires. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3744 80-0 (2007) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the performance of the functions of the governing body of a political subdivision in the event of a disaster. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 3943 80-0 (2007) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to requiring certain persons to receive training relating to emergency management. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 2 80-0 (2007) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the rate of growth of appropriations from all sources of revenue except the federal government; to establish a disaster fund, managed by the governor, for use to prepare for or respond to a natural disaster or emergency; to fund the property tax relief fund; to require a gubernatorial declaration before money may be appropriated from the economic stabilization fund; and to authorize the legislature to appropriate money for tax rebates; making a constitutional appropriation. House: Appropriations Left pending in subcommittee
HR 2915 80-0 (2007) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 11. Reported enrolled
SB 11 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Corte, Jr., Frank
Relating to homeland security and protection of the public, including protections against human trafficking; providing penalties. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
See remarks for effective date
SB 41 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the disaster-related responsibilities of certain state agencies in health care. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 61 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: McClendon, Ruth
Relating to the performance of the functions of the governing body of a political subdivision in the event of a disaster. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 112 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Corte, Jr., Frank | et. al.
Relating to the confiscation of firearms and ammunition during a state of disaster. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 177 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the liability of licensed professional engineers for damages arising from certain services provided during an emergency. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 279 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the establishment and operation of a public building mapping information system by the Texas Building and Procurement Commission. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 336 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Veasey, Marc
Relating to the notice required for the lease of real property by certain counties when responding to particular emergency circumstances. House: County Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 509 80-0 (2007) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the liability of certain licensed or registered professionals for damages arising from certain services provided during an emergency. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 519 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to coverage under residential property insurance policies for certain losses incurred because of compliance with an emergency evacuation order. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 608 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to restrictions on state contracts with certain contractors. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 622 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to the collection of certain data for the Texas Natural Resources Information System and the duties of the Texas Geographic Information Council. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 764 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the deceptive trade practice of charging exorbitant or excessive prices for fuel during a disaster. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 908 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: McClendon, Ruth
Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Office of Risk Management. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 927 80-0 (2007) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to certain disaster response procedures for political subdivisions. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1010 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to exempting sales of certain hurricane preparation and summer seasonal supplies from the sales tax for a limited period. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1228 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to temporary housing and emergency shelters provided by a political subdivision for disaster victims. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Scheduled for public hearing in s/c on . . .
SB 1282 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the use of funds in the state municipal solid waste superfund to remediate certain emergency situations. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1339 80-0 (2007) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to allowing money in the disaster contingency fund to be used to provide assistance to producers of agricultural products affected by a disaster caused by severe drought, wildfire, flood, storm, or hurricane. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1499 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Corte, Jr., Frank
Relating to the meeting notice that a governmental body may post in certain emergency situations. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1504 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Villarreal, Mike
Relating to a school district policy for responding to a train derailment near a district school. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1551 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the establishment, funding, and operation of the natural disaster catastrophe fund. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1583 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the prompt and efficient response to flooding and evacuations. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Scheduled for public hearing in s/c on . . .
SB 1658 80-0 (2007) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Hopson, Chuck
Relating to the authority of a pharmacist to fill certain prescriptions in the event of a disaster. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1928 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario | et. al. Relating to the provision of a community telephone emergency notification system as part of the 9-1-1 system. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Co-author authorized
SCR 90 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Corte, Jr., Frank
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 11. Signed by the Governor
SR 1204 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 11. Reported enrolled
HB 986 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to information contained on a driver's license or personal identification certificate issued to a health care practitioner. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 1031 79-0 (2005) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston for National Biocontainment Laboratory facilities and infrastructure. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1534 79-0 (2005) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the appointment of a sheriff, municipal police officer, and firefighter to the Critical Infrastructure Protection Council. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 1577 79-0 (2005) Author: Nixon, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the provision of health care services by a physician assistant during a disaster. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2158 79-0 (2005) Author: Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to an exemption from annual registration fees for a retired physician who provides volunteer medical services in a disaster. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2239 79-0 (2005) Author: Luna, Vilma | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to homeland security training and supplemental pay for certain law enforcement officers. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Testimony taken in committee
HB 2459 79-0 (2005) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the establishment of homeland security training programs for older persons by the Department of Aging and Disability Services. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2725 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the maintenance of a registry of certain voluntarily provided information by the Texas Infrastructure Protection Communications Center. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Referred to Defense Affairs & State-Fed Rel
HB 2922 79-0 (2005) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to a deceptive trade practice of taking advantage of a disaster or abnormal disruption of the market. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2949 79-0 (2005) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to issue an emergency order authorizing certain action in the event of a catastrophe. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 3111 79-0 (2005) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to authorizing the presiding officer of a political subdivision to order an evacuation in certain emergency circumstances. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 3472 79-0 (2005) Author: Moreno, Joe | et. al. Relating to the punishment for the offense of theft committed during a natural disaster. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 9 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Corte, Jr., Frank
Relating to homeland security; providing a penalty. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 287 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston for National Biocontainment Laboratory facilities and infrastructure. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 308 79-0 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Swinford, David
Relating to temporary successors to members of the legislature during a period of emergency caused by enemy attack. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 310 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Bohac, Dwayne
Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by firefighters and emergency medical technicians. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 432 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the abolition of the Public Safety Radio Communications Council and the transfer of certain functions to the office of the governor. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 520 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the provision of health care services by a physician assistant during an emergency or a disaster. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Civil Practices
SB 738 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to emergency order authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Environmental Regulation
SB 803 79-0 (2005) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to a deceptive trade practice of taking advantage of a disaster or abnormal disruption of the market. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1124 79-0 (2005) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to a toll-free number for reporting communicable diseases. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1249 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to homeland security training and supplemental pay for certain law enforcement officers. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1761 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the punishment for the offense of theft committed during a natural disaster. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1762 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester
Relating to the establishment and operation of a public building mapping information system by the Texas Building and Procurement Commission. House: State Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1818 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al. Relating to the improvement and coordination of statewide efforts to detect, prepare for, and respond to certain emergencies. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 147 79-3 (2006) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to the authority of the governor to issue evacuation orders during disasters. House: State Affairs Postponed
HB 163 79-3 (2006) Author: King, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the recovery and securitization of hurricane reconstruction costs incurred by certain electric utilities outside of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas area. House: Regulated Industries
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 21 79-3 (2006) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to nursing home representatives on the emergency management council. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 22 79-3 (2006) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to requiring the division of emergency management to coordinate the creation of certain medical and special needs shelters. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 23 79-3 (2006) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al. Relating to the costs of damages to Lamar University and its related institutions caused by Hurricane Rita; making an appropriation. Senate: Finance Meeting cancelled
SB 33 79-3 (2006) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al. Relating to the authority of the governor to issue evacuation orders during disasters. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 36 79-3 (2006) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the disaster-related responsibilities of certain state agencies in health care. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 41 79-3 (2006) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the recovery and securitization of hurricane reconstruction costs incurred by certain electric utilities outside of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas area. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 9 78-0 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to homeland security. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Effective immediately
HB 82 78-0 (2003) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to license reciprocity for out of state insurance adjusters who provide services following a catastrophe or emergency. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 202 78-0 (2003) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the imposition of the motor vehicle sales tax on vehicles used by nonprofit organizations for disaster relief. House: Ways & Means Postponed
HB 416 78-0 (2003) Author: Noriega, Rick Relating to the reappraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of property damaged in a natural disaster. House: Local Government Ways and Means Left pending in committee
HB 436 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the status as a peace officer of certain county officials who have emergency management powers. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 437 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to an exemption from public disclosure for information that is collected, assembled, or maintained for purposes of emergency management or disaster planning. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 533 78-0 (2003) Author: King, Phil Relating to the application of the public information law to information regarding an emergency action plan of a law enforcement agency or a fire-fighting agency. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations Referred to Defense Affairs & State-Fed Rel
HB 685 78-0 (2003) Author: Jones, Elizabeth | et. al. Relating to the liability of a private person rendering aid at the request of a governmental unit in an emergency. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 708 78-0 (2003) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to a wireless priority service program for mobile telecommunication services. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations Referred to Defense Affairs & State-Fed Rel
HB 1191 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the confidentiality of certain sensitive information. House: State Affairs
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
No action taken in committee
HB 1269 78-0 (2003) Author: Seaman, Gene Relating to the application of the open meetings law and the public information law to meetings and information of certain governmental bodies relating to the security of a port in this state. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1270 78-0 (2003) Author: Seaman, Gene | et. al. Relating to limiting the liability of certain persons giving care, assistance, or advice during a disaster. House: Civil Practices No action taken in committee
HB 1341 78-0 (2003) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the definition of an energy emergency. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1342 78-0 (2003) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the authority of the Public Utility Commission of Texas or the Railroad Commission of Texas to conduct a closed meeting to deliberate a security threat, disaster, or energy emergency. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1462 78-0 (2003) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to rate changes for insurance coverage written through the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1512 78-0 (2003) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to meetings to exchange information regarding emergency management plans relating to pipeline safety. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1528 78-0 (2003) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to a declaration of a local state of disaster by certain joint airport boards. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
HB 1594 78-0 (2003) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to requirements for emergency response plans relating to pipeline safety. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
No action taken in committee
HB 1718 78-0 (2003) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to the application of the public information law to information pertaining to the security or vulnerability of the infrastructure, buildings, or operations of an airport. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1819 78-0 (2003) Author: Oliveira, Rene
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to an exclusion from unemployment compensation chargebacks based on a separation from employment caused by certain disasters. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1941 78-0 (2003) Author: Woolley, Beverly | et. al.
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to finance certain facilities and projects at certain public institutions of higher education and exempting the facilities and projects financed by the bonds from prior approval by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 2116 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Fred | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the operation of Texas Task Force 1. House: Higher Education
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Effective immediately
HB 2130 78-0 (2003) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the exemptions from requirements applicable to local permits. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2309 78-0 (2003) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the application of the public information law to certain emergency preparedness plans of a county. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3162 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime | et. al. Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by certain emergency first responders. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3350 78-0 (2003) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Houston System. House: Higher Education
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 3500 78-0 (2003) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the imposition and use of a homeland security fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HR 1468 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 9. Reported enrolled
SB 11 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to homeland security. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
SB 399 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Relating to certain reports required to be filed in connection with certain diseases or other public health conditions. House: Public Health
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 429 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to a wireless priority service program for mobile telecommunication services. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 472 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to authorizing the legislature to meet by electronic means in a period of emergency. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
SB 513 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Seaman, Gene | et. al.
Relating to limiting the liability of certain persons giving care, assistance, or advice during a disaster. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 711 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the application of the public information law to certain emergency preparedness plans of a county. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Left pending in subcommittee
SB 756 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Harper-Brown, Linda
Relating to a declaration of a local state of disaster by certain joint airport boards. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Effective immediately
SB 763 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the application of the open meetings law and the public information law to certain meetings and information regarding plans for responding to an act of terrorism. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Left pending in subcommittee
SB 764 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the application of the open meetings law and the public information law to meetings and information of certain governmental bodies relating to the security of a port in this state. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Left pending in subcommittee
SB 809 78-0 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the application of the public information law to information pertaining to the security or vulnerability of the infrastructure, buildings, or operations of an airport. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Left pending in subcommittee
SB 869 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to homeland security. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
SB 926 78-0 (2003) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the imposition of the motor vehicle sales tax on vehicles used by nonprofit organizations for disaster relief or other humanitarian purposes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 980 78-0 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the authority of the Public Utility Commission of Texas or the Railroad Commission of Texas to conduct a closed meeting to deliberate a security threat or disaster. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Left pending in subcommittee
SB 985 78-0 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
Relating to the definition of an energy emergency. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1190 78-0 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to an exclusion from unemployment compensation chargebacks based on a separation from employment caused by certain disasters. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1347 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to rate changes for insurance coverage written through the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1397 78-0 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the operation of Texas Task Force 1. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security No action taken in committee
SB 1414 78-0 (2003) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by certain emergency first responders. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SJR 39 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment to clarify the circumstances in which the governor and legislature may take certain actions to ensure the continuity of state and local government in the event of an enemy attack or threat of enemy attack and authorizing the legislature to meet by telecommunications in that event. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
HCR 12 78-1 (2003) Author: Corte, Frank
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Memorializing the secretary of the United States Department of Homeland Security to designate a university-based center for homeland security in the State of Texas. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Signed in the House
SCR 3 78-1 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve Memorializing the secretary of the United States Department of Homeland Security to designate a university-based center for homeland security in the State of Texas. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 235 77-0 (2001) Author: Hawley, Judy Relating to liability for use of property for disaster response or recovery. House: Civil Practices Laid on the table subject to call
HB 256 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the application of the sales tax to certain material used to restore a damaged residence in a disaster area. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 531 77-0 (2001) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to license reciprocity for out of state insurance adjusters who provide services following a catastrophe or emergency. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1162 77-0 (2001) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the development of Texas Windstorm Insurance Association insurance rates. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1368 77-0 (2001) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the registration of vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1396 77-0 (2001) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the authority of an emergency communication district to provide emergency siren warning service. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1693 77-0 (2001) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to local government plans to respond to bioterrorism. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2242 77-0 (2001) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to Attorney General providing services to conservation districts. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2481 77-0 (2001) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to certain restrictions on the delivery or installation of a new or used manufactured home in a flood-prone area. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2588 77-0 (2001) Author: Counts, David
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Relating to the consideration of potential water savings under a water conservation plan in determining the manner of distributing water during a shortage from a water supply covered by a plan. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2611 77-0 (2001) Author: Cook, Robert Relating to floodplain management and flood insurance; providing a criminal penalty. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land and Resource Management
HB 2618 77-0 (2001) Author: Gray, Patricia
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the funding and operation of certain emergency management and disaster relief programs. House: Public Safety
Senate: Finance
No action taken in committee
HB 2659 77-0 (2001) Author: Marchant, Kenny Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to offer certain alarm services. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3009 77-0 (2001) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to authorizing counties to order a referendum on the increase or decrease of flood control taxes or the use of funds generated by flood control taxes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HCR 102 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Designating the week of May 20-26, 2001, as Make an Impact Week. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Signed by the Governor
SB 94 77-0 (2001) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Delisi, Dianne
Relating to local government plans to respond to natural, technological, and man-made hazards, including acts of terrorism. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 299 77-0 (2001) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to application for registration of vehicles used by nonprofit disaster relief organizations. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Transportation
SB 808 77-0 (2001) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the exemption of services to restore property or items located in disaster areas. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 936 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Cook, Robert
Relating to floodplain management and flood insurance; providing a criminal penalty. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1104 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to the distribution of water during a shortage. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1168 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: McClendon, Ruth
Relating to authorizing counties to order a referendum on the increase or decrease of flood control taxes or the use of funds generated by flood control taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1203 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al. Relating to coastal area hazard reduction and recovery planning and operations. Senate: Natural Resources Co-author authorized
SB 1392 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to a declaration of local disaster. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1649 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to authorizing overtime compensation for certain state employees performing duties related to declared disasters. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Appropriations
SB 1650 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to certain state agency expenses incurred during a state or federal declared disaster. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Appropriations
SB 1651 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David | et. al. Relating to improving the disaster mitigation services provided by the division of emergency management. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 1652 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to the funding and operation of certain emergency management and disaster relief programs. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 515 76-0 (1999) Author: Gray, Patricia Relating to the funding and operation of certain emergency management and disaster relief programs. House: Public Safety Reported favorably as amended
HB 598 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the application of the sales tax to certain material used to restore a damaged residence in a disaster area. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Placed on intent calendar
HB 665 76-0 (1999) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al.
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Relating to enforcement of the Flood Control and Insurance Act in certain counties. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
No action taken in committee
HB 732 76-0 (1999) Author: Bosse, Fred
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to stormwater management and regulation by certain political subdivisions; providing a penalty. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1018 76-0 (1999) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al.
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to participation of cities and counties in the National Flood Insurance Program. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 1098 76-0 (1999) Author: Bosse, Fred Relating to enforcement of the Flood Control and Insurance Act in certain counties. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1286 76-0 (1999) Author: Hawley, Judy | et. al. Relating to the powers and duties of the Office of Defense Affairs and Texas Strategic Military Planning Commission. House: State, Federal & International Relations Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1353 76-0 (1999) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Relating to certain information used for emergency management and disaster services. House: Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1590 76-0 (1999) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to the development of water management strategies for periods of drought. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1983 76-0 (1999) Author: Bosse, Fred | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the functions of the Advisory Commission on State Emergency Communications and emergency communication districts and to the continuation of the Advisory Commission on State Emergency Communications. House: Public Safety
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1984 76-0 (1999) Author: Bosse, Fred
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the consolidation of emergency communication districts and to the approval of proposed budgets of certain emergency communication districts. House: Public Safety
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 2251 76-0 (1999) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the reduction of certain windstorm insurance rates. House: Insurance Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2252 76-0 (1999) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to commercial windstorm insurance rates. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2253 76-0 (1999) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the operation of the catastrophe reserve trust fund. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2445 76-0 (1999) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to warnings or the dissemination of information to the public by governmental entities concerning flood events or flood conditions. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2660 76-0 (1999) Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to state drought planning and preparation. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2706 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to eligibility for workers' compensation benefits for certain persons who provide certain volunteer services. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 2808 76-0 (1999) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to the development and management of water resources. House: Natural Resources Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2977 76-0 (1999) Author: Hamric, Peggy
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to the authority of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission to certify that the discharge of a pollutant will not cause a violation of certain water quality standards under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act and to certain authority of the railroad commission relating to water quality. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 142 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Bosse, Fred
Relating to enforcement of the Flood Control and Insurance Act in certain counties. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 366 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the continuation and functions of the Advisory Commission on State Emergency Communications. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 495 76-0 (1999) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Hawley, Judy
Relating to the powers and duties of the Office of Defense Affairs and Texas Strategic Military Planning Commission. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 657 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Lewis, Ron
Relating to the development of water management strategies for periods of drought. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 706 76-0 (1999) Author: Ogden, Steve | et. al. Relating to providing disaster relief to agriculture; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Finance
Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
SB 768 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the consolidation of emergency communication districts. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1301 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Lewis, Ron
Relating to water conservation measures required in a county during a declared drought disaster. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1305 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to stormwater management and regulation by certain political subdivisions; providing a penalty. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1311 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Lewis, Ron
Relating to the development and management of water resources and the powers of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1324 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to eligibility for workers' compensation benefits for persons who provide certain volunteer services. Senate: Human Services Committee report printed and distributed
SCR 68 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Counts, David
Creating a interim study committee to coordinate emergency efforts during floods and other natural disasters. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HB 99 75-0 (1997) Author: Gray, Patricia | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the funding and operation of certain emergency management and disaster relief programs. House: Insurance
Senate: Finance
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 100 75-0 (1997) Author: Gray, Patricia | et. al. Relating to adoption of an interstate emergency relief compact. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 101 75-0 (1997) Author: Gray, Patricia | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the adoption of the Emergency Management Assistance Compact. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 3020 75-0 (1997) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the disposition of packaged disaster hospitals under the control of the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3074 75-0 (1997) Author: Gray, Patricia
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the mitigation of, preparedness for, response to, and recovery from disasters. House: Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HCR 109 75-0 (1997) Author: Cuellar, Henry
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Memorializing Congress to direct the Federal Emergency Management Agency to update federally designated flood zone maps every 10 years. House: Insurance
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
SB 1456 75-0 (1997) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the funding and operation of certain emergency management and disaster relief programs. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1908 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the repeal of Natural Resources Code, section 40.053 (b). Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 158 74-0 (1995) Author: Kamel, Ted
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to authorizing the provision of state financial assistance to the Civil Air Patrol, Texas Wing, to support the wing's disaster-related activities. House: Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 2197 74-0 (1995) Author: Stiles, Mark
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the payment in installments of ad valorem taxes on certain property located in a disaster area. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 2307 74-0 (1995) Author: Carter, Bill
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Relating to powers and duties of the Advisory Commission on State Emergency Communications and emergency communication districts and to the administration of state emergency communications services. House: Public Safety
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 2786 74-0 (1995) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to the designation by the Texas Transportation Commission and the Texas Department of Transportation of flood evacuation routes. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2787 74-0 (1995) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to cooperation between the Texas Department of Transportation and local officials in flood-prone areas. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 46 74-0 (1995) Author: King, Tracy Memorializing the Congress to encourage the National Weather Service to update the Hondo radar facility. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 937 73-0 (1993) Author: Lewis, Ron
Sponsor: Haley, Bill
Relating to a prohibition of certain discrimination regarding an employee who participates in an emergency evacuation. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 1647 73-0 (1993) Author: Kamel, Ted Relating to authorizing the provision of state financial assistance to the Civil Air Patrol, Texas Wing, to support the wing's disaster-related activities. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 24 73-0 (1993) Author: Bosse, Fred Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the lending or granting of public money, a thing of value, or credit by a county in case of a disaster. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
SJR 3 73-0 (1993) Author: Shelley, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the lending or granting of public money, a thing of value, or credit by a county in case of a disaster. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 132 72-0 (1991) Author: Shelley, Dan
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the declaration of an LP gas emergency temporarily suspending certain transportation requirements. House: Energy
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1059 72-0 (1991) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al. Relating to fire prevention and fire-fighting support activities of the Texas Forest Service. House: Agriculture & Livestock Coauthor Authorized
HB 2892 72-0 (1991) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to flood prevention and control; making appropriations. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HR 266 72-0 (1991) Author: Edwards, Al Requesting the division of emergency management to conduct a study of the means by which shelters can be provided to the public in case of nuclear war or other similar disaster. House: State Affairs Reported enrolled
SB 20 72-0 (1991) Author: Sims, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Junell, Robert
Relating to fire prevention and fire-fighting support activities of the Texas Forest Service. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
1st Printing sent to Calendars
SB 601 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the powers and duties of the Advisory Commission on State Emergency Communications and to the funding of state emergency communications. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1543 72-0 (1991) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Stiles, Mark
Relating to flood prevention and control; making appropriations. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 22 72-1 (1991) Author: Shelley, Dan
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the declaration of an LP gas emergency temporarily suspending certain transportation requirements. House: Energy
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 633 71-0 (1989) Author: Willy, John Relating to the liability of persons for the evacuation of others from a disaster area. House: State Affairs Reported from s/c favorably w/sub.
HB 1980 71-0 (1989) Author: Hury, James | et. al. Relating to the personal civil liability of a member of the emergency management council or a local emergency planning committee. House: State Affairs Pending in subcommittee
HCR 101 71-0 (1989) Author: Pennington, Randy Requesting the Division of Emergency Management to evaluate emergency evacuation policies involving Interstate 45 from Galveston to Conroe. House: Transportation Received from House
SB 657 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Hury, James
Relating to the personal civil liability of a member of the emergency management council or a local emergency planning committee. House: State Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
SB 1788 71-0 (1989) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the liability of persons for the evacuation of others from a disaster area. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HR 687 70-0 (1987) Author: Shaw, Larry Urge President Reagan and Congress to immediately declare Saragosa a Major Disaster area and expedite all necessary grants and loans to the people of Saragosa.
SCR 23 70-0 (1987) Author: Sarpalius, Bill
Sponsor: Johnson, Cliff
Requesting the governor to take certain action in the event of a natural or man-made disaster affecting large numbers of livestock. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
HB 165 70-2 (1987) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to creation of a program to assist in the rebuilding of the community of Saragosa as an energy efficient community through the distribution of money received as a result of petroleum overcharge litigation; making appropriations. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 90 70-2 (1987) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to creation of a program to assist in the rebuilding of the community of Saragosa as an energy efficient community through the distribution of money received as a result of petroleum overcharge litigation; making appropriations. Senate: Finance Reported favorably w/amendments
HB 1804 69-0 (1985) Author: Moreno, Alex Relating to the creation and administration of a fund to create employment in areas of natural or economic disasters or chronic unemployment. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2288 69-0 (1985) Author: Jackson, Lee
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to rent control during a housing emergency. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 2510 69-0 (1985) Author: Hollowell, Bill Relating to a transfer of funds and a supplemental appropriation for disasters and emergencies. House: Appropriations Laid on the table subject to call
HR 299 69-0 (1985) Author: Earley, Robert Commending Texans who provided assistance during flooding in San Patricio County.
SB 1452 69-0 (1985) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Hollowell, Bill
Relating to a transfer of funds and supplemental appropriations to the Disaster Contingency Fund, to the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy, to the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation, and to The Board of Chiropractic Examiners. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
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HR 516 68-0 (1983) Author: Hilbert, Paul Urging Governor White to continue efforts to insure victims of the Houston - area storm receive needed assistance.
HB 106 68-2 (1984) Author: Moreno, Alex Relating to the creation and administration of a fund to create employment in areas of natural disasters or chronic unemployment. House: Urban Affairs Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 14 68-2 (1984) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to the creation and administration of a fund to create employment in areas of natural disasters or chronic unemployment. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Point of order sustained not within Governor's call
HB 36 67-0 (1981) Author: Grubbs, Walter B.
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to state and local government powers in regard to disaster prevention, preparedness, response, and recovery. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 110 67-0 (1981) Author: Sharp, John Relating to notice concerning gasoline supplies during a disaster. House: Energy Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 322 67-0 (1981) Author: Benedict, Jerry L. Relating to disaster planning and disaster relief financing. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 477 67-0 (1981) Author: Ceverha, Bill Relating to the authority of the governor's Division of Disaster Emergency Services to provide financial assistance to private aviators for certain services. House: Government Organization Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 1499 67-0 (1981) Author: Bomer, Elton
Sponsor: Mengden, Walter
Relating to state response to an energy emergency. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
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SB 785 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to state response to an energy emergency. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
SB 1150 67-0 (1981) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Presnal, Bill
Relating to a transfer of funds and a supplemental appropriation to the office of the governor for disasters and emergencies. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 1258 67-0 (1981) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to postponement of certain elections because of a disaster emergency. Senate: State Affairs Received from the Senate
SCR 61 67-0 (1981) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Pennington, Randy
Relating to priority in road construction. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
SR 810 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack Establishing an interim committee to study disaster response. Senate: Administration
HB 12 67-1 (1981) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to reappraisal for tax purposes of property damaged in a natural disaster area. House: Ways & Means Posting rule suspended
HB 82 67-1 (1981) Author: Davis, Bob Relating to reappraisal of property damaged in a natural disaster during a tax year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HJR 11 67-1 (1981) Author: Hill, Gerald Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide relief in areas affected by natural disasters. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HB 2208 66-0 (1979) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to the payment of taxes by victims of natural disasters and to the assistance of comptroller of public accounts to those victims. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2235 66-0 (1979) Author: Finnell, Charles
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to supplemental appropriations and transfers of funds for disaster and emergencies. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 479 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter
Sponsor: Untermeyer, Chase
Relating to emergency assistance provided by local governments to other local governments. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 1257 66-0 (1979) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Schlueter, Stan
Relating to the payment of taxes by victims of natural disasters and to the assistance of the comptroller of public accounts to those victims. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 1280 66-0 (1979) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to supplemental appropriations and transfer of funds for disasters and emergencies. Senate: Finance Considered by committee in public hearing
SCR 51 66-0 (1979) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Sharp, John
That a cooperative effort be undertaken to develop a model hurricane evacuation plan for selected high population areas of the Gulf Coast. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
HB 1035 65-0 (1977) Author: Finnell, Charles Relating to the curtailment of school operations due to emergencies. House: Public Education Coauthor authorized
SB 507 65-0 (1977) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Finnell, Charles
Relating to the curtailment of school operations due to emergencies. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
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HB 1291 64-0 (1975) Author: Powers, Pike Relating to a program for the prevention of, preparation for, response to, and relief or recovery from distasters as defined in this Act; establishing a Disaster Prevention and Recovery Commission and a Disaster Prevention and Recovery Department; authorizing the maintenance of local, county, or interjurisdictional disaster agencies and certain municipal agencies; prescribing the functions, powers, and duties of the governor, the legislature, the commission and the department created by this Act, existing state agencies, boards and commissions, governing bodies of political subdivisions of the state and local and interjurisdictional agencies; providing for coordination of all plans and facilities, including interstate cooperation and cooperation with the federal government; making certain rules as to compensation of persons for services rendered or property used, damaged, lost, or destroyed during a disaster; creating a Disaster Contingency Fund. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2032 64-0 (1975) Author: Allen, Joe
Sponsor: Sherman, Max
Relating to a program for the prevention of, preparation for, response to, and relief or recovery from disasters as defined in this Act; establishing a Division of Disaster Emergency Services; creating a Disaster Contingency Fund and a Disaster Emergency Funding Board; authorizing the maintenance of local, county, or interjurisdictional disaster agencies and certain municipal agencies; prescribing the functions, powers, and duties of the governor, the legislature, the agencies created or authorized by this Act, and existing state agencies, boards and commissions, governing bodies of political subdivisions of the state, and local and interjurisdictional agencies; providing for coordination of all plans and facilities, including interstate cooperation and cooperation with the federal government; making certain rules as to compensation of persons for services rendered or property used, damaged, lost, or destroyed during a disaster. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
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HR 171 64-0 (1975) Author: Cates, Phil Commending agencies assisting the city of Lefors after tornado. House: Rules
SB 436 64-0 (1975) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Revising the Texas Disaster Act of 1973 (Article 6889-6, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); relating to a program for the prevention of, preparation for, response to, and relief or recovery for disasters as defined in this Act; establishing a Disaster Prevention and Recovery Commission and a Disaster Prevention and Recovery Department; authorizing the establishment of a Disaster Prevention and Relief Council; authorizing the maintenance of local, county, or interjurisdictional disaster agencies and certain municipal agencies, prescribing the functions, powers, and duties of the governor, the legislature, the commission, and the department created by this Act, the executive director of the department, existing state agencies, boards and commissions, governing bodies of political subdivisions of the state and local and interjurisdictional agencies; providing the relationship of this Act to other laws and other lawful activities; exempting persons from liability in certain circumstances; providing for coordination of all plans and facilities, including interstate cooperation and cooperation with the federal government; providing for community disaster loans and grants to disaster victims; making certain rules as to compensation of persons for services rendered or property used, damaged, lost, or destroyed during a disaster; providing for financing and creating a Disaster Contingency Fund; providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to subcommittee
SR 656 64-0 (1975) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Requesting Senate Jurisprudence Committee to study all aspects of disaster prevention, mitigation, emergency operations and recovery and report to the Legislature by January 1, 1977. Senate: Administration
HB 196 63-0 (1973) Author: Reynolds, Richard F. Relating to the penalty for violation of the state emergency act; amending Section 10, Chapter 877, page 2658, Acts of the Sixty-first Legislature, regular session, 1969, as amended (Article 5890e, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs Committee hearing date
HB 1042 63-0 (1973) Author: Clayton, Bill Relating to a program for the prevention from, preparation for, response to, and relief or recovery from disasters. House: State Affairs Considered in public hearing
SB 786 63-0 (1973) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Powers, Pike
Relating to a program for the prevention of, preparation for, response to, and relief or recovery from disasters as defined in this Act; establishing a Division of Disaster Emergency Services and a Disaster Emergency Funding Board. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 66 62-0 (1971) Author: Jones, Delwin
Sponsor: Blanchard, H.J. "Doc"
Relating to providing that the Red Cross, the Salvation Army, and licensed ambulance companies may be designated as official defense and disaster relief agents in times of emergency.
HB 527 62-0 (1971) Author: Farenthold, Frances Relating to authority of cities to make certain regulations following disaster or calamity.
HB 579 62-0 (1971) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt
Sponsor: Bridges, Ronald W.
Relating to providing for the validation of certain actions of towns and cities of this state taken during the year 1970 in implementation of a decision by the President of the United States or Governor of the State declaring the territory encompassing the city or town to be a disaster area.
HB 910 62-0 (1971) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt | et. al.
Sponsor: Bridges, Ronald W.
Relating to local controls in case of disaster or calamity.
HB 1020 62-0 (1971) Author: Williamson, Billy H. | et. al. Relating to creating the Texas Civil Air Patrol Commission.
HB 1817 62-0 (1971) Author: Cobb, L. Dean | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Governor to declare a county to be a drought disaster area.
SCR 79 62-0 (1971) Author: Connally, Wayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Von Dohlen, Tim
Creating special legislative committee to serve as liaison between State agencies in working to solve problems created by drought.
HB 371 61-0 (1969) Author: Cavness, Don Relating to contracts for construction equipment and work to be used in disaster relief under the Texas Civil Protection Act of 1951; providing immunity for contractors engaged in disaster relief work from liability for certain damages.
HB 431 61-0 (1969) Author: Davis, Cletus A. "Cowboy" Relating to granting to the Governor or any city or town the power, under stated conditions, to declare a state of emergency, etc.
SCR 15 61-1 (1969) Author: McKool, Mike Offering assistance to the states affected by Hurricane Camille.
HCR 26 60-1 (1968)
HB 181 58-0 (1963) Author: Parmer, Hugh | et. al. Relating to providing for the location and creation of adequate civil defense shelter areas in state and public school buildings.
HB 743 58-0 (1963) Author: Barnes, Ben Frank | et. al. Relating to liability of the owner or operator of premises designated as a fall-out shelter or bomb shelter.
HJR 57 57-0 (1961) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas empowering the Legislature to provide for the temporary succession to public offices and to adopt such other measures as may be necessary and proper for so insuring the continuity of governmental operations in periods of emergency resulting from disasters caused by enemy attack or in periods of emergency resulting from the imminent threat of such disasters; and granting authority to certain named officials to convene the Legislature into special session if the Governor is unable to do so.
SJR 13 57-0 (1961) Author: Krueger, Culp | et. al. Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas to empower the Legislature to provide for the temporary succession to public offices so as to insure the continuity of governmental operations in periods of emergency resulting from disasters caused by enemy attack.
HB 95 57-3 (1962) Author: Stewart, III, Maco | et. al. Relating to the creation of a State Disaster Council charged with the duty of carrying out the State's responsibility to its citizens in the event of a public calamity by making certain determinations and taking certain prescribed actions.
SB 98 57-3 (1962) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. | et. al. Relating to the creation of a State Disaster Council charged with the duty of carrying out the State's responsibility to its citizens in the event of a public calamity by making certain determinations and taking certain prescribed actions; relating to the powers and duties of and acts to be performed by the Governor in cases of public calamity; providing for the financing of actions taken to effectuate the purposes of the Act by the creation of a special fund and allocation of certain revenues thereto, by making certain appropriations and by authorizing investment of funds and reciprocal loan compacts with other states.
SB 341 56-0 (1959) Author: Krueger, Culp Relating to authorizing political subdivisions of the State to establish emergency temporary locations for their seats of government.
SB 342 56-0 (1959) Author: Krueger, Culp Relating to authorizing the Governor and the Legislature to establish emergency temporary locations for the seat of government of the State.
SB 343 56-0 (1959) Author: Krueger, Culp Relating to providing for the continuity of the Legislature of the State in the event of attack upon the United States.
SJR 14 56-0 (1959) Author: Krueger, Culp | et. al. Proposing an amendment authorizing the Legislature to provide for the continuity of the Legislative, Executive and Judicial functions of the State Government and of its political subdivisions in the event of an attack or a series of attacks by an enemy of the United States causing, or which may cause, disruption of the State Government and its various political subdivisions.
HB 953 55-0 (1957) Author: Latimer, Roy Truett Relating to making a remission of State ad valorem school taxes to Commissioners Precinct No. 1 of Taylor County.
HB 954 55-0 (1957) Author: Kennedy, Harold G. | et. al. Relating to the relief of the Independent School District of Lampasas, Texas, in order to aid said governmental subdivisions and municipalities in the reconstruction of public property destroyed in the recent flood in that community on the 12th day of May, 1957.
HB 923 53-0 (1953) Author: Sellers, Sam C. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts by further defining the authority of the State to accept gifts, grants, or loans for purposes of civil defense and disaster relief and to use, allocate, and distribute such gifts, grants, or loans directly or to political subdivisions of the State.
SB 352 53-0 (1953) Author: Secrest, Jarrard | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts by further defining the authority of the State to accept gifts, grants, or loans for purposes of civil defense and disaster relief and to use, allocate, and distribute such gifts, grants, or loans directly or to political subdivisions of the State.
HB 429 52-0 (1951) Author: Lindsey, Jim T. Relating to repealing certain acts concerning Texas Relief Bonds, providing for the transfer of balances in Texas Relief Bonds Sinking Fund to the State Treasurer.
HB 784 52-0 (1951) Author: Rutherford, James T. | et. al. Relating to the development of a civil defense and disaster relief plan for this State and its political subdivisions; granting necessary powers to State and local governments of this State to cope with emergencies threatening life and property within the State; authorizing cooperative and mutual aid agreements for relief work between this and other States; and providing a means for financing of such program by counties, towns and cities.
HB 785 52-0 (1951) Author: Rutherford, James T. | et. al. Relating to providing that the State of Texas may enter into a compact with any other state of the United States or of the United Mexican States-with the consent and approval of the government of the United States-for mutual helpfulness in meeting any civil defense emergency or disaster; containing a saving clause.
HB 813 52-0 (1951) Author: Loving, James William "Bill" Relating to declaring that the disastrous and destructive tornado that occurred at the City of Olney on the afternoon of May 18, 1951, constitutes a public calamity in the City of Olney and in the Olney Independent School District; granting and appropriating the sum of Thirty Thousand Dollars ($30,000) for the purpose of aiding and assisting the City of Olney and the Olney Independent School District in the repair and replacement of public buildings destroyed by said tornado.
SB 331 52-0 (1951) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to creating a Texas Department of Civil Air Patrol; providing for the use of and purpose of the Texas Wing, Civil Air Patrol.
SB 440 52-0 (1951) Author: Lock, Ottis E. Relating to the development of a civil defense and disaster relief plan for this State and its political subdivisions; granting necessary powers to State and local governments of this State to cope with emergencies threatening life and property within the State; authorizing cooperative and mutual aid agreements for relief work between this and other States.
SB 441 52-0 (1951) Author: Lock, Ottis E. Relating to providing that the State of Texas may enter into a compact with any other State of the United States or of the United Mexican States -- with the consent and approval of the government of the United States -- for mutual helpfulness in meeting any civil defense emergency or disaster.
SB 470 52-0 (1951) Author: Moffett, George Clarence "Cotton" Relating to declaring that the disastrous and destructive tornado that occurred at the City of Olney on the afternoon of May 18, 1951, constitutes a public calamity in the City of Olney and in the Olney Independent School District; granting and appropriating the sum of Thirty Thousand Dollars ($30,000) for the purpose of aiding and assisting the City of Olney and the Olney Independent School District in the repair and replacement of public buildings destroyed by said tornado.
HB 24 51-0 (1949) Author: Latimer, Oswald E. "Ozzie" | et. al. Relating to declaring the floods in Bexar, Wilson, Karnes, and Goliad Counties, Texas, to be public calamities; authorizing a donation and grant to the San Antonio River Canal and Conservatory District; suspending all laws in conflict.
HB 40 51-0 (1949) Author: Craig, William Jenkins "Bill" Relating to finding and declaring that the cyclone that occurred at the City of Higgins on the evening of April 10, 1947, is a case of great public calamity in the City of Higgins, the Higgins Independent School District and in the County of Lipscomb. To donate certain State and ad valorem taxes collected in Lipsomb County to Higgens ISD, and the City of Higgens, TX equally for the purpose of reconstruction and improvement of said City and the said ISD.
HB 268 51-0 (1949) Author: Hardee, Jack Y. Relating to donating and granting state ad valorem general fund taxes to Henderson County for a period of two (2) years to repair bridges and roads.
HB 634 51-0 (1949) Author: Nokes, Jr., George O. Relating to the establishment of a "Texas Civil Protection" plan; providing a savings clause.
HB 716 51-0 (1949) Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" Relating to granting aid to the property in and the inhabitants of Brown County, Texas, made necessary by reason of the calamitous overflows and floods of Adams Branch, which cause great destruction of property and loss of life; remitting, releasing, granting and donating to the property in and the inhabitants of said County all State Al Valorem taxes for general purposes levied or to be levied on property in said County, including rolling stock of railroads for the next two (2) years, beginning with the next fiscal year, September 1st, 1949, and ending August 31st, 1951.
HB 758 51-0 (1949) Author: Young, Cloyd D. Relating to granting aid to Cass County, Texas, made necessary by reason of the calamitous overflows and floods of Sulphur River and the many branches and creeks which empty into Caddo Lake and said River, which cause great destruction of property and loss of life; remitting, releasing, granting and donating to the property in and the inhabitants of said County all State Ad Valorem taxes for general purposes levied on property in said County, including rolling stock of railroads for the next two (2) years, beginning with the next fiscal year, September 1st, 1949, and ending August 31st, 1951.
HB 801 51-0 (1949) Author: Kilgore, Joe Madison Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its agency Hidalgo County, to which State General Fund ad valorem taxes have been donated or granted; enacting other matters related to the subject.
HB 940 51-0 (1949) Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al. Relating to declaring the floods on the Trinity River and its tributaries in Tarrant County, Texas, to be a public calamity; providing a severance clause; suspending all laws in conflict.
HB 954 51-0 (1949) Author: Willis, Phillip LaFrance Relating to granting aid to the property in and inhabitants of Kaufman County, Texas, made necessary by reason of the calamitous overflows and floods of the Trinity River which has caused great destruction to levees and property.
HB 987 51-0 (1949) Author: Williams, Eugene C. Relating to amending a previous Act, changing the period of time in which the tax remission for flood control improvements for San Antonio River Canal and Conservancy District will begin.
SB 155 51-0 (1949) Author: Tynan, Walter Relating to declaring the floods in Bexar, Wilson, Karnes and Goliad Counties, Texas, to be public calamity; making existing state laws applicable to all contracts, receipts and disbursements and accounting for said public funds; suspending all laws in conflict.
SB 358 51-0 (1949) Author: Bell, John Junior Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its agency the City of Aransas Pass, Texas, to which State General Fund Ad Valorem Taxes have been donated or granted; enacting other matters relating to the subject.
SB 361 51-0 (1949) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its agency Cameron County, to which State General Ad Valorem taxes have been adopted or granted; enacting other matters relating to the subject.
SB 363 51-0 (1949) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its agency, Hidalgo County, to which State General Fund Ad Valorem Taxes have been donated or granted; enacting other matters relating to the subject.
SB 366 51-0 (1949) Author: Morris, George C. Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its agency the Nevada Independent School District, to which State General Fund Ad Valorem Taxes have been donated or granted; enacting other matters relating to the subject.
SB 373 51-0 (1949) Author: Colson, Esther Neveille Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its agency the San Jacinto River Conservation and Reclamation District, to which State General Ad Valorem Taxes have been donated or granted; enacting other matters relating to the subject.
SB 400 51-0 (1949) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its agency the Colorado River Authority, to which State General Ad Valorem Taxes have been donated or granted; enacting other matters relating to the subject.
SB 409 51-0 (1949) Author: Bell, John Junior Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its agency the City of Port Lavaca, Texas, to which State General Ad Valorem Taxes have been donated or granted; enacting other matters relating to the subject.
SB 411 51-0 (1949) Author: Bracewell, Jr., Joseph Searcy Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its Agency the Harris County Flood Control District, to which state general fund ad valorem taxes have been donated or granted; enacting other matters relating to the subject.
SB 470 51-0 (1949) Author: Taylor, James Edward Relating to the establishment of a "Texas Civil Protection" plan; granting certain executive powers thereto; providing a savings clause.
HB 23 51-1 (1950) Author: Hull, Henry A. "Salty" | et. al. Relating to providing that the Commissioners Court of Tarrant County may pay emergency flood relief claims out of the Flood Control Fund.
SB 21 51-1 (1950) Author: Kelly, Keith F. Relating to providing that the Commissioners' Court of Tarrant County may pay emergency flood relief claims out of the Flood Control Fund which was created under House Bill No. 940, Acts of the 51st Legislature, Regular Session.
HB 14 50-0 (1947) Author: Ridgeway, Jack F. | et. al. Relating to declaring the floods in Bexar, Wilson, Karnes and Goliad Counties, Texas, to be a public calamity; authorizing a donation and grant to the San Antonio River Canal and Conservancy District of one-half (1/2) of the State ad valorem taxes collected in said Counties; providing that such donated taxes shall be used for flood control improvement and maintenance purposes; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 60 50-0 (1947) Author: Thomas, M. K. | et. al. Relating to providing for relief for Edom Independent School District in Van Zandt County and Independence Common School District in Henderson and Kaufman Counties, Texas, in order to aid said Districts in the rebuilding of their properties and equipping their schools; making an appropriation to each of said Districts for said purposes by reason of the great public calamity occurring in each of such communities.
HB 103 50-0 (1947) Author: Kilgore, Joe Madison Relating to amending relative to the remission of certain taxes on all property in Hidalgo County, by changing the period in said Act from the years 1935 to 1948, both inclusive, to the years 1935 to 1954, both inclusive; providing that if any part of this Act be held unconstitutional it shall not affect any other part of this Act.
HB 421 50-0 (1947) Author: Bell, John Junior Relating to declaring the floods of DeWitt County, Texas, to be a public calamity; authorizing a donation and grant to DeWitt County Flood Control District of one-half of the State ad valorem taxes collected in DeWitt County for flood control improvement and maintenance purposes; providing that if any provision of this Act shall be held invalid, the other provisions shall not be affected.
HB 482 50-0 (1947) Author: Abington, William Henry Relating to making a donation of all of the net amount of State ad valorem taxes collected on property situated in the Birdville Independent School District, situated in Tarrant County, Texas, to enable the said school district to construct and equip a school building; prescribing a penalty for diversion of such State donated funds; enacting other provisions relating to the subject.
HB 599 50-0 (1947) Author: Jameson, William S. Relating to declaring a public calamity to exist in El Paso and Hudspeth Counties, Texas, and granting and donating to said Counties for a period of ten (10) years, beginning with the taxable year 1947, State ad valorem taxes collected for general revenue purposes in said Counties; providing that if any portion of this Act or the application thereof to any person or circumstance is held invalid, such holding shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of this Act.
HB 668 50-0 (1947) Author: Mahan, Sheffy | et. al. Relating to providing for the remission of State ad valorem taxes to counties for 2 years, for certain purposes; providing that if any section, subsection, paragraph, clause, sentence, or work of this Act or the application thereof to any person or circumstance is held invalid, such holding shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of this Act; and this Legislature hereby declares that it would have passed such remaining portions despite such invalidity.
HB 706 50-0 (1947) Author: Edwards, Jr., Britton T. | et. al. Relating to aiding in the protection of property and lives of citizens from further disastrous and calamitous overflows by remitting all State and ad valorem taxes to certain counties for a term of twenty-five (25) years, to be used for the construction and maintenance of levees, dikes, floodways, dams, and drainways.
HB 841 50-0 (1947) Author: McLellan, Charles Samuel | et. al. Relating to declaring the floods of Colorado County, Fayette County, and Jackson County, Texas to be a public calamity, and authorizing donation of ad valorem taxes for flood control purposes; providing that this Act shall be severable; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 851 50-0 (1947) Author: Godard, Louie D. "Duke" | et. al. Relating to declaring the disastrous explosions and fires of April 16, 1947, at Texas City, Texas, to be a case of great public calamity; and making an appropriation to Texas City Independent School District to assist in rehabilitating said School District and in performing its normal function.
HB 852 50-0 (1947) Author: Godard, Louie D. "Duke" | et. al. Relating to declaring the disastrous explosions and fires of April 16, 1947, at Texas City, Texas, to be a case of great public calamity; and making an appropriation to Texas City Independent School District to assist in rehabilitating said School District and in performing its normal function.
HB 860 50-0 (1947) Author: Craig, William Jenkins "Bill" Relating to declaring the destructive tornado of April 10, 1947, at Glazier, Texas, to be a case of great public calamity; and making an appropriation to Glazier Common School District No. 2 to assist in rehabilitating said School District and in performing its normal functions.
HB 861 50-0 (1947) Author: Craig, William Jenkins "Bill" Relating to declaring the destructive tornado at the City of Higgins on April 10, 1947, to be a case of great public calamity; and making an appropriation to the City of Higgins to assist in rehabilitating said City and in performing its normal operations and municipal functions.
HB 862 50-0 (1947) Author: Craig, William Jenkins "Bill" Relating to declaring the destructive tornado of April 10, 1947, at Higgins, Texas, to be a case of great public calamity; and making an appropriation to Higgins Independent School District to assist in rehabilitating said School District and in performing its normal functions.
HB 873 50-0 (1947) Author: Godard, Louie D. "Duke" | et. al. Relating to finding and declaring that the disastrous explosions and fires at Texas City in Galveston County, Texas, on the morning of April 16, 1947, and during the succeeding several days, is a case of great public calamity in the City of Texas City and in Texas City Independent School District; and providing that for the purpose of aiding and assisting the City of Texas City and Texas City Independent School District, there are granted and donated to the City of Texas City and in Texas City Independent School District equally all State ad valorem taxes for general purposes levied and collected on all property in Galveston County, Texas, for certain years; declaring the Act to be severable.
HB 890 50-0 (1947) Author: Craig, William Jenkins "Bill" Relating to finding and declaring that the disastrous and destructive cyclone that occurred at the City of Higgins on the evening of April 10, 1947, is a case of great public calamity in the City of Higgins, the Higgins Independent School District and in the County of Lipscomb; providing for granting and donating certain ad valorem taxes to the City of Higgins and the Higgins Independent School District.
HB 891 50-0 (1947) Author: Craig, William Jenkins "Bill" Relating to finding and declaring that the disastrous and destructive cyclone that occurred at the City of Glazier on the evening of April 10, 1947, is a case of great public calamity in the City of Glazier, the Glazier Common School District and in the County of Hemphill; providing for granting and donating certain ad valorem taxes to the Glazier Independent School District.
SB 74 50-0 (1947) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to granting and donating of certain taxes on all property in Hidalgo County, by changing the period in said Act from the years 1935 to 1948, both inclusive, to the years 1935 to 1954, both inclusive; providing that if any part of this Act be held unconstitutional if shall not affect any other part of this Act.
SB 77 50-0 (1947) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to amending a previous Act, relative to the remission of certain taxes to the counties of Willacy and Cameron for flood protection by changing the period in said act from twenty-five to forty years.
SB 198 50-0 (1947) Author: Tynan, Walter Relating to declaring the floods in Bexar, Wilson, Karnes and Goliad Counties to be a public calamity; authorizing a donation and grant to the San Antonio River Canal and Conservancy District of one-half of the state ad valorem taxes collected in said counties; repealing all laws in conflict.
SB 204 50-0 (1947) Author: Weinert, Rudolph A. Relating to granting to the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority one-half of the state ad valorem taxes collected in Hays, Comal, Guadalupe, Caldwell, Gonzales, DeWitt, Victoria, Refugio and Calhoun counties for flood control improvement and maintenance purposes; repealing all laws in conflict.
SB 365 50-0 (1947) Author: Strauss, Sr., Gus James Relating to providing that to each county, district or governmental entity which heretofore has been granted or donated all or a portion of the State Ad Valorem taxes to be collected in such district for the year 1946, there is hereby granted and donated the same percentage of State Ad Valorem taxes collected or to be collected in such district for one additional year.
SB 419 50-0 (1947) Author: Mauritz, Fred | et. al. Relating to granting one-half of the State ad valorem taxes collected in Jackson, Fayette and Colorado counties for flood control; providing that this Act shall be severable; repealing all laws in conflict.
SB 443 50-0 (1947) Author: Harris, Fred R. "Red" Relating to amending a previous Act, donating and granting to the Dallas County Flood Control District all of the net amounts of annual current State ad valorem taxes that may be collected from the property and from the persons within the boundaries of said district.
HB 372 49-0 (1945) Author: Celaya, Augustine Relating to amending certain Acts relating to the protection of the properties and lives of the citizens of Cameron and Willacy Counties from further disastrous and calamitous overflows, granting them a portion of State ad valorem taxes for a period of twenty-five years, etc.
HB 383 49-0 (1945) Author: Thomas, M. K. | et. al. Relating to making an appropriation for Edom Independent School District in Van Zandt County on account of the recent destruction of the School Building and School Facilities therein.
HB 408 49-0 (1945) Author: Crawford, Carlton Relating to granting the State General Fund ad valorem taxes to the Town of Freeport for a period of twenty years commencing September 1, 1945 and ending August 31, 1965; prescribing a penalty for the misapplication of funds.
HB 410 49-0 (1945) Author: Nicholson, Carl Edmund | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts granting eight-ninths of State ad valorem taxes to City of Port Arthur; providing a penalty for misapplication.
SB 77 49-0 (1945) Author: Sulak, Louis J. | et. al. Relating to declaring the floods of Colorado County, Fayette County, and Jackson County, Texas to be a public calamity; authorizing donation and grants.
HB 60 48-0 (1943) Author: McLellan, Charles Samuel Relating to preserving and protecting the natural resources of Colorado City, Texas, by declaring the floods of Colorado County, Texas to be a public calamity.
HB 440 48-0 (1943) Author: McLellan, Charles Samuel | et. al. Relating to declaring the floods of Colorado County, Fayette County, and Jackson County, Texas, to be a public calamity; authorizing a donation and grant of one-half of the State ad valorem taxes collected in those Counties.
HB 474 48-0 (1943) Author: Hull, Henry A. "Salty" | et. al. Relating to declaring the floods in Tarrant County, Texas, to be a public calamity; donating and granting, for a period of five years, one half of all the State ad valorem taxes collected in Tarrant County for general revenue purposes; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 652 48-0 (1943) Author: Wood, Hugh N. | et. al. Relating to making a legislative finding that the recent tornado in San Augustine County was a great public calamity and donating and granting to the City of Saint Augustine and the County of San Augustine certain State Ad Valorem taxes for a period of five years.
HB 712 48-0 (1943) Author: Callaway, Claude Relating to making a legislative find that the recent tornado in Foard County was a great public calamity and donating and granting to the City of Cromwell and the County of Foard certain State ad valorem taxes for a period of five (5) years.
HB 733 48-0 (1943) Author: Hileman, J. K. "Jake" Relating to releasing all State Ad Valorem taxes in the County of Cass, in the State of Texas, for a period of five years; declaring legislative intent, finding the flood of February 6, 1943, that destroyed Hughes Springs, Texas and the surrounding territory to be a great public calamity, suspending all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 734 48-0 (1943) Author: Senterfitt, Reuben E. Relating to releasing all State Ad Valorem taxes in the County of San Saba, Lampasas, and McCulloch, in the State of Texas, for a period of five years; declaring Legislative Intent, finding the floods of the San Saba, Brady, Richland, Lampasas, and Colorado River, and suspending all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
SB 175 48-0 (1943) Author: Mauritz, Fred Relating to amending certain Acts relative to the transfer of ad valorem tax collections to aid the City of Port Lavaca.
SB 182 48-0 (1943) Author: Sulak, Louis J. | et. al. Relating to declaring the floods of Colorado County, Fayette County, and Jackson County, Texas, to be a public calamity; authorizing a donation and grant of one-half of the state ad valorem taxes collected in specified counties.
HB 7 47-0 (1941) Author: Hartzog, Howard G. Relating to making a donation of all of the net amount of State ad valorem taxes collected on property situated in and from rolling stock of railroads apportioned to Calhoun County, Texas, to the City of Port Lavaca, Texas, to enable the City to construct, repair, and improve sea walls, breakwaters, and harbors, to prevent continuing and recurring calamitous overflows; prescribing a penalty for the diversion of such State donated funds.
HB 361 47-0 (1941) Author: Hobbs, M. A. Relating to declaring the floods of Lavaca County, Texas, to be a public calamity; authorizing a donation and grant to Lavaca County Flood Control District of one half of the State ad valorem taxes collected in Lavaca County for flood control improvement and maintenance purposes.
HB 589 47-0 (1941) Author: Burnaman, N. O. Relating to declaring the floods of Newton County, Texas, to be a public calamity; authorizing a donation and grant to Newton County Flood District of the State ad valorem taxes collected in Newton County for a period of ten (10) years for flood control improvements and maintenance purposes.
HB 972 47-0 (1941) Author: Lansberry, Charles V. | et. al. Relating to repealing certain Acts regarding tax remission bills.
HB 1083 47-0 (1941) Author: Fitzgerald, H. S. | et. al. Relating to declaring the floods of Shackelford County to be a public calamity.
HB 1086 47-0 (1941) Author: Fitzgerald, H. S. Relating to declaring the recent flood in the City of Albany and elsewhere in Shackelford County to be a public calamity; donating and granting the City of Albany, Texas, for a period of ten (10) years one-half of the State ad valorem taxes collected in Shackelford County for general revenue purposes.
SB 175 47-0 (1941) Author: Sulak, Louis J. Relating to declaring the floods of Fayette County to be a public calamity; donating a portion of State ad valorem taxes collected in Fayette County for flood control purposes.
SB 176 47-0 (1941) Author: Sulak, Louis J. Relating to declaring the floods of Lavaca County to be a public calamity; donating to the county one-half of State ad valorem taxes collected in Lavaca County for flood control purposes.
SB 183 47-0 (1941) Author: Sulak, Louis J. Relating to declaring the floods of Colorado County to be a public calamity; authorizing a grant of one-half of the State ad valorem taxes collected in Colorado County for flood control improvement purposes.
SB 192 47-0 (1941) Author: Ramsey, Ben Relating to declaring the drouths, floods and stream pollution in the Neches River Valley to be a public calamity; remitting for ten (10) years half the state ad valorem taxes collected in certain counties for the general fund to the Sabine-Neches Conservation District.
SB 372 47-0 (1941) Author: Metcalfe, Penrose B. Relating to declaring the floods in McCulloch County to be a public calamity; donating and granting by the State of Texas to the McCulloch County Glood Control District for a period of twenty (20) years all state ad valorem taxes collected in McCulloch County for general revenue purposes.
SB 489 47-0 (1941) Author: Mauritz, Fred Relating to declaring the floods of Jackson County to be a public calamity; authorizing a donation and grant to Jackson County Flood Control District of one-half of the State ad valorem taxes collected Jackson County for flood control improvements and maintenance purposes.
SB 502 47-0 (1941) Author: Smith, John Lee Relating to declaring the floods of Shackleford County to be a great public calamity; authorizing an adoption and grant to Shackleford County of one-half of the State ad valorem taxes collected in Shackleford County for any purpose permitted by and not inconsistent with the Constitution, including the construction of flood control works in said County, and the conservation and utilization of water.
HB 40 47-1 (1941) Author: White, Taylor Relating to declaring the condition caused by electrolytic corrosion in the Town of Pecos City, Texas, and elsewhere in Reeves County, Texas, to be a public calamity; donating and granting the Town of Pecos City, Texas, for a period of twenty (20) years all of the State ad valorem taxes collected in Reeves County for general revenue purposes.
HB 49 47-1 (1941) Author: McLellan, Charles Samuel Relating to preserving and protecting the natural resources of Colorado County, Texas, by declaring the floods of Colorado County, Texas, to be a public calamity; authorizing an adoption and grant to Colorado County of one-half of the State ad valorem taxes collected in Colorado County for flood control improvement and maintenance purposes.
HB 50 47-1 (1941) Author: Bell, John Junior Relating to declaring the recent floods in the City of Cuero and elsewhere in DeWitt County to be a public calamity; donating and granting to the City of Cuero, Texas for a period of twenty (20) years five-ninths (5/9) of the State ad valorem taxes collected in DeWitt County for general revenue purposes; specifying that the proceeds of such bonds or warrants be used exclusively for the purpose of constructing and maintaining pools, lakes, reservoirs, dams, canals and waterways for the purpose of irrigation and drainage.
HB 143 46-0 (1939) Author: Westbrook, Mainor N. Relating to granting and donating to San Augustine and Sabine Counties all the State ad valorem taxes for a period of five (5) years.
HB 961 46-0 (1939) Author: Cockrell, Ellis D. Relating to aiding the Counties of Lampasas, San Saba, and McCulloch in protecting their flooded areas and public court houses from calamitous overflows by donating and granting to them all State ad valorem, occupation, and poll taxes on property from persons in said Counties for a period of ten (10) years.
HB 1026 46-0 (1939) Author: Goodman, James H. Relating to aiding Red Bluff Water Power Control District, a Conservation and Reclamation District, due to a calamity caused by drought and to grant aid to said District as a Conservation District under the provisions of the Constitution and granting and donating to such District for a period of two (2) years, fifty (50%) per cent of all State valorem taxes for general revenue purposes in the Counties of Loving, Reeves, Ward and Pecos.
SB 6 46-0 (1939) Author: Moore, Weaver Relating to declaring the floods in Harris County, Texas, to be a public calamity; authorizing a donation and grant to Harris County Flood Control District of one-half of the State ad valorem taxes collected in Harris County for flood control improvement and maintenance purposes.
SB 11 46-0 (1939) Author: Moffett, George Clarence "Cotton" Relating to making an appropriation for the Pease River Flood Control District.
SB 327 46-0 (1939) Author: Winfield, Henry L. Relating to aiding Red Bluff Water Power Control District, a Conservation and Reclamation District, due to a calamity caused by drought and to grant aid to said District as a Conservation District under the provisions of the Constitution and granting and donating to such District for a period of two (2) years, fifty (50%) per cent of all State ad valorem taxes for general revenue purposes in the Counties of Loving, Reeves, Ward, and Pecos.
SB 492 46-0 (1939) Author: Collie, Wilbourne Bailey Relating to making an appropriation for the Clyde Independent School District of Callahan County, Texas, in order to aid said School District in rebuilding its properties, and equipping its schools destroyed by the cyclone or tornado which struck the community of Clyde on June 10, 1938.
HB 22 45-0 (1937) Author: Thornton, Jr., Eli Henry | et. al. Relating to extending until September, 1943, remission of taxes to Galveston for seawall purposes which would otherwise expire in 1938.
HB 101 44-1 (1935) Author: Leonard, Homer Lakerby Relating to granting aid to the property in and inhabitants of Hidalgo County, Texas, and to Hidalgo County made necessary by reason of its location on the Gulf Coast and by reason of calamitous overflows, floods, storms and freezes which cause great destruction of property and loss of life.
HB 114 44-1 (1935) Author: Mauritz, Fred | et. al. Relating to State Ad Valorem Tax of certain districts in Matagorda and Wharton Counties donated for use and benefit of such districts.
HB 134 44-1 (1935) Author: Quinn, Benjamin Edmund Relating to granting aid to the property in and inhabitants of Orange County, Texas, made necessary by reason of the location of Orange County on the Gulf Coast and by reason of the calamitous overflows, floods, and storms which caused great destruction of property and loss of life in said county.
HB 964 42-0 (1931) Author: McDougald, Sr., James R. | et. al. Relating to releasing the inhabitants of and property in Orange County from the payment of nine-tenths (9/10) of the ad valorem taxes levied for State purposes for a period of twenty-five (25) years.
HB 62 42-3 (1932) Author: Gilbert, Victor Byron Relating to providing for relief of Needville Independent School District of Fort Bend County in order to aid the school district in rebuilding and repairing its school destroyed by the hurricane which covered the territory in which this district is located on August 13, 1932.
SB 11 42-3 (1932) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson Relating to providing relief for the West Columbia Independent School District, Brazoria County, Texas, in order to aid said school district in rebuilding its property and equipment destroyed by the great hurricane which swept over the district on August 13, 1932; making an appropriation.
SB 12 42-3 (1932) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson Relating to providing for the relief of Brazoria Independent School District of Brazoria County, Texas, in order to aid the school district in rebuilding and repairing its schools destroyed by the hurricane which covered the territory in which this district is located on August 13, 1932; making an appropriation.
SB 37 40-1 (1927) Author: Berkeley, Benjamin Franklin Relating to making an appropriation to grant aid made necessary by the public calamity that recently fell upon the City of Rock Springs and vicinity in the nature of a tornado which caused loss of life and great destruction of property.
SB 67 39-0 (1925) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson Relating to amending certain statutes remitting to Galveston state taxes to aid the building of sea walls by extending the provisions of said statute for a period of ten years from September 1, 1928. Senate: State Affairs
SB 417 39-0 (1925) Author: Parr, Archer "Archie" Relating to aiding in protection of the property and lives of the citizens of Cameron and Willacy Counties from further disastrous and calamitous overflows and conserving and increasing the State revenues derived from said counties by granting and donating to Cameron County, for a term of twenty-five years, or so much thereof as may be necessary, a portion of the State ad valorem taxes levied and collected on property subject to taxation in said county, to be used in part payment of interest and sinking fund of bonds to be issued by said county to provide for the construction of the necessary breakwaters, levees, dikes, floodways, and drainways to protect Cameron and Willacy Counties from such overflows, and providing for the administration of this Act. Senate: State Affairs
HB 231 38-0 (1923) Author: Carpenter, William C. Relating to aiding and relieving the town of Matagorda (which borders on the waters of the Gulf of Mexico) and the citizens and taxpayers thereof from the devastating Gulf storms and tidal waves of the Gulf of Mexico by the construction of sea-walls, breakwater, revetments and share and harbor protection, and in maintaining the same.
SB 281 38-0 (1923) Author: Parr, Archer "Archie" Relating to releasing the inhabitants of and property of Hidalgo County for a period of twenty-five (25) years from the payment of taxes levied for State purposes because of great public calamities in said county.Treasury.
SB 54 38-2 (1923) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson Relating to releasing the inhabitants of and property in Wharton County, comprising one district, and that portion of Matagorda County embraced in Commissioners' Precincts Nos. one, two and four as described in the minutes of the Commissioners' Court of said county, comprising another district, for a period of twenty-five years, from the payment of taxes levied for State purposes.
HB 41 37-0 (1921) Author: Pope, Walter Elmer "Uncle Elmer" Relating to a certain Act aiding the City of Corpus Christi in the construction of a sea wall and the relating taxes; providing a penalty.
HB 445 37-0 (1921) Author: Brady, Leo C. | et. al. Relating to providing for the construction of breakwaters in Galveston city.
HB 473 37-0 (1921) Author: Carpenter, William C. Relating to granting aid to the town of Matagorda.
HB 139 37-1 (1921) Author: Smith, John T. Relating to provide that the Corpus Christi seawall fund be paid into the State Treasury.
HB 184 36-0 (1919) Author: Poage, William Allen Relating to repealing certain Act aiding the City of Paris and Lamar county in the reestablishment and rebuilding of permanent public improvements by donating and granting to them the State ad valorem and a part of the poll taxes and occupation taxes, collected on property and from persons in said county of Lamar for a period of five years and providing a penalty for their misapplication.
SB 37 36-3 (1920) Author: Bailey, John Heywood Relating to aiding the city of Rockport in making improvements by donating the ad valorem taxes to be collected by the State on all property in Aransas County; providing a penalty for misapplication of funds.
SB 60 36-3 (1920) Author: Bailey, John Heywood Relating to aiding the city of Port Lavaca in constructing and maintaining certain improvements; providing a penalty.
SB 65 36-3 (1920) Author: Hall, William L. Relating to aiding the city of Freeport in raising, strengthening and enlarging existing levees.
HB 268 35-0 (1917) Author: McDowra, R. L. | et. al. Relating to redirecting certain state taxes in Lamar county and the city of Paris for the purpose of reestablishment and rebuilding permanent public improvements for a period of five years; providing a penalty for misappropriation.
HB 362 35-0 (1917) Author: Pillow, Jr., R. L. Relating to remitting certain state taxes to the city of Galveston for an additional period of ten years.
HB 453 35-0 (1917) Author: Beason, Augustine L. Relating to remitting all ad valorem taxes in Chambers county for a period of five years.
HB 694 35-0 (1917) Author: Pope, Walter Elmer "Uncle Elmer" Relating to remitting taxes to the city of Corpus Christi.
HB 764 35-0 (1917) Author: Thomason, William Edgar Relating to remitting certain State taxes to the Garrison Independent School District.
HB 799 35-0 (1917) Author: Pope, Walter Elmer "Uncle Elmer" Relating to aiding the city of Port Aransas by releasing the inhabitants and property from the payment of ad valorem taxes for a period of five years.
SB 118 35-0 (1917) Author: Gibson, Flavius M. Relating to an Act to aid the City of Paris and Lamar County in the re-establishment and rebuilding of permanent public improvements by donating and granting to them the State ad valorem and a part of the poll taxes and occupation taxes, collected on property and from persons in said County of Lamar for a period of five years and to provide a penalty for their misapplication.
SB 165 35-0 (1917) Author: Hall, William L. Relating to amending "An Act to aid the City of Galveston in elevating and raising said city so as to protect it from calamitous overflows by donating and granting to it the State ad valorem taxes and a part of the occupation and poll taxes collected on property and from persons in Galveston County for a period of fifteen years, and to provide a penalty for their misapplication", by extending the provisions of said Act for a period of ten years from September 1, 1918.
SB 220 35-0 (1917) Author: Hall, William L. Relating to remitting all State ad valorem taxes in Chambers County for a period of five years beginning the first day of October 1917, and all state poll taxes collected from persons in the County of Chambers, except that portion belonging to the public school fund.
SB 326 35-0 (1917) Author: Hall, William L. Relating to aiding the county of Chambers in rebuilding roads and bridges destroyed by a flood and storm in said county on August 16, 1915 by granting to said County of Chambers the State ad valorem taxes collected on property and from persons in Chambers County for a period of ten years; providing a penalty.
SB 416 35-0 (1917) Author: King, Steve M. Relating to aiding the Garrison Independent School District in Nacogdoches County, Texas, in rebuilding and refurnishing permanent public school buildings destroyed by fire November 17th, 1916; providing for a penalty for their misapplication.
SB 454 35-0 (1917) Author: Parr, Archer "Archie" Relating to aiding the city of Port Aransas in Nueces County by releasing the inhabitants thereof and the property therein from the payment of State ad valorem taxes for a period of five years.
HB 24 35-1 (1917) Author: Beason, Augustine L. Relating to donating state ad valorem taxes collected on property and from persons in Chambers County for a period of ten years to the County of Chambers to aid in constructing breakwaters, roads and bridges.
SB 27 35-1 (1917) Author: Hall, William L. Relating to granting certain State taxes to Chambers County for a period of ten years to aid in construction of roads and bridges.
HB 19 35-2 (1917) Author: Smith, Fritz R. Relating to the remission of taxes to Kent and Stonewall counties.
HB 20 35-3 (1917) Author: Smith, Fritz R. Relating to aiding the counties of Kent and Stonewall, Texas by donating and granting to said counties the State and ad valorem taxes collected on property and from persons of said counties for the fiscal year beginning September 1, 1917 and ending September 1, 1918.
SB 3 35-3 (1917) Author: Hudspeth, Claude Benton | et. al. Relating to providing relief for drought stricken citizens of the State; making an appropriation.
SB 21 35-3 (1917) Author: Buchanan, Charles R. Relating to donating the ad valorem State taxes to Stonewall and Kent counties for a period of one year.
SB 152 27-0 (1901) Relating to aiding the city of Galveston in elevating and raising said city so as to protect it from calamitous overflows, by donating and granting to it the State ad valorem, and a part of the occupation and poll taxes, collected on property and from persons in said city, for a period of fifteen years, and to provide a penalty for their misapplication.
SB 7 27-1 (1901) Relating to amending Chapter 2, Title XXV, of the Revised Statutes of Texas, 1895, by adding Articles 884, 885, and 886, authorizing counties and cities damaged by storms to refund their indebtedness.
HB 709 23-0 (1893) Relating to releasing certain inhabitants of Eastland county from the payment of State taxes for the year 1893, in consequence of great public calamity.
HB 383 20-0 (1887) Relating to releasing certain inhabitants of Sabine Pass City, county of Jefferson, from the payment of taxes assessed and now due for the year A. D. 1886, in consequence of a great public calamity.
SB 74 20-0 (1887) Relating to providing for the relief of the citizens of Texas suffering by reason of the drouth, to making an appropriation therefor, and prescribing the manner in which it shall be distributed.
SB 166 20-0 (1887) Relating to relieving the citizens of Calhoun County from the payment of taxes due to the State of Texas for the year A. D. 1886.

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