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HB 265 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al. Relating to the composition of the board of trustees of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 398 85-0 (2017) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to certain benefits paid by the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 422 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities from the Employees Retirement System of Texas of certain elected officials convicted of certain offenses. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 1014 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al. Relating to the composition of the board of trustees of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1194 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César | et. al. Relating to long-term care insurance for state employees. House: Pensions Considered in Calendars
HB 1976 85-0 (2017) Author: Sheffield, J. D. Relating to a study of the use of a patient-reported outcomes registry in conjunction with health coverage for certain governmental employees. House: Pensions Received from the House
HB 2218 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the eligibility for custodial officer service in the Employees Retirement System of Texas of juvenile justice officers employed by the Texas Juvenile Justice Department. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 2289 85-0 (2017) Author: Rinaldi, Matt Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities from the Employees Retirement System of Texas or the Teacher Retirement System of Texas of certain employees convicted of certain offenses. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 2414 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the nonconfidential status of certain state pension information. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 2459 85-0 (2017) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to the operations and functions of the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the sunset review date for, financial management of, and programs administered by the agency. House: Pensions Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2810 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio | et. al. Relating to the inclusion of overtime pay in the computation of benefits for members of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 4016 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to payment of and disclosures related to certain out-of-network provider charges; providing a penalty. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
SB 55 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Sheffield, J. D.
Relating to a study of the use of a patient-reported outcomes registry in conjunction with health coverage for certain governmental employees. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 68 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities from the Employees Retirement System of Texas of certain elected officials convicted of certain offenses. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 301 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Relating to the operations and functions of the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the sunset review date for, financial management of, and programs administered by the agency. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 652 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities from the Employees Retirement System of Texas or the Teacher Retirement System of Texas of certain employees convicted of certain offenses. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 653 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Relating to the eligibility of certain employees or annuitants convicted of certain felony offenses. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 685 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the standard service retirement annuity for certain members of the elected class of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 930 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the nonconfidential status of certain state pension information. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 935 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to the composition of the board of trustees of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 1184 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to financial assistance paid to the survivors of certain law enforcement officers, firefighters, and other public employees killed in the line of duty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1641 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the Texas Peace Officers' Memorial Monument. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2031 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the inclusion of a student loan repayment benefit in a cafeteria plan administered for state employees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 9 84-0 (2015) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 131 84-0 (2015) Author: Simpson, David Relating to the standard service retirement annuity for certain members of the elected class of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 425 84-0 (2015) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities of certain persons, including elected officials convicted of certain crimes. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 442 84-0 (2015) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to assignment of certain death benefits payable by the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 681 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth | et. al. Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities of certain persons, including elected officials convicted of certain crimes. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 701 84-0 (2015) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to certain benefits paid by the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 966 84-0 (2015) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Relating to the creation of an optional consumer-directed health plan for certain individuals eligible to participate in the group benefits program provided under the Texas Employees Group Benefits Act and their qualified dependents. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1698 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the nonconfidential status of certain state pension information. House: Pensions Referred to Pensions
HB 1821 84-0 (2015) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to eligibility for membership and funding of benefits for certain law enforcement, custodial, and other peace officers. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 2123 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to participation of the state military forces in the state group benefits program. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 2859 84-0 (2015) Author: Márquez, Marisa Relating to the establishment of membership service credit by a member of the Employees Retirement System of Texas for employment with a tribal government. House: Pensions No action taken in committee
HB 2935 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al. Relating to a study of the use of a patient-reported outcomes registry in conjunction with health coverage for certain governmental employees. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3123 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to governmental entities subject to the sunset review process. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3227 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al. Relating to the composition of the board of trustees of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3307 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the authority of the Employees Retirement System of Texas to make available a TRICARE Military Health System supplemental plan. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3476 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the provision and reimbursement of, or benefits for, home telemonitoring services, telemedicine medical services, and telehealth services under Medicaid and certain health benefit plans provided to certain retired public employees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3699 84-0 (2015) Author: Simpson, David | et. al. Relating to the standard service retirement annuity for certain members of the elected class of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
SB 115 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the nonconfidential status of certain state pension information. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 465 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities from the Employees Retirement System of Texas or the Teacher Retirement System of Texas of certain employees convicted of certain offenses. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 482 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the creation of an optional consumer-directed health plan for certain individuals eligible to participate in the group benefits program provided under the Texas Employees Group Benefits Act and their qualified dependents. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1146 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the composition of the board of trustees of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1816 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the authority of the Employees Retirement System of Texas to make available a TRICARE Military Health System Supplemental plan. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1917 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to contributions to the Employees Retirement System of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2005 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to eligibility for membership and funding of benefits for certain law enforcement, custodial, and other peace officers. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 67 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the minimum amount that the state may contribute to the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 68 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Proposing a constitutional amendment to make a one-time transfer of money from the economic stabilization fund to the trust fund of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 739 83-0 (2013) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to the creation of a voluntary consumer-directed health plan for certain individuals eligible to participate in the group benefits program provided under the Texas Employees Group Benefits Act and their qualified dependents. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 784 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to creating a deferred compensation plan for dentists who provide services under the Medicaid program; providing a fee. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 812 83-0 (2013) Author: Cook, Byron | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the sunset review of the board of trustees of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 952 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to assignment of certain death benefits payable by the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1265 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to providing information to state employees about insurance available to those employees under a group coverage plan. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1363 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to certain required reports and other documents prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HB 1467 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheets, Kenneth | et. al. Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities of certain elected officials convicted of certain crimes. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 1542 83-0 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to the Texas military; imposing criminal penalties; authorizing fees. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1675 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the sunset review process and certain governmental entities subject to that process. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Transportation
See remarks for effective date
HB 1882 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to the powers and duties of and contributions to and benefits from the systems and programs administered by the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions Postponed
HB 1927 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the Texas military; imposing criminal penalties; authorizing fees. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2088 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to requiring the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas to vote in favor of certain shareholder resolutions. House: Pensions Referred to Pensions
HB 2127 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the eligibility of certain employees of public institutions of higher education to participate in a state group benefits program. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2253 83-0 (2013) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to compensation for commissioned peace officers employed by the attorney general. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2359 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to health care compensation under certain health benefit or managed care plans. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2360 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to the disclosure of health care prices and related information. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2361 83-0 (2013) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al. Relating to self-directed and semi-independent status of certain health care regulatory agencies; making an appropriation; authorizing fees. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2395 83-0 (2013) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to certain benefits paid by the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2432 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to benefits from and administration of certain public retirement systems; providing civil penalties. House: Pensions Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2480 83-0 (2013) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the investment authority of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions Referred to Pensions
HB 2929 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheets, Kenneth
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to health benefit plan coverage for brain injury. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2968 83-0 (2013) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to a moratorium on increases paid to certain employees of and investment managers for the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions Referred to Pensions
HB 3213 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to the composition of the board of trustees of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 3435 83-0 (2013) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to certain credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for service in the Texas State Guard. House: Pensions Referred to Pensions
SB 59 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to required reports and other documents prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 255 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the creation of a voluntary consumer-directed health plan for certain individuals eligible to participate in the group benefits program provided under the Texas Employees Group Benefits Act and their qualified dependents. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 909 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities of certain elected officials convicted of certain crimes. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1295 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to state agency purchasing. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SB 1375 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to a study and report by the Sunset Advisory Commission of the self-directed semi-independent status of state agencies. House: Appropriations
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Appropriations
SB 1459 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill | et. al.
Relating to the powers and duties of and contributions to and benefits from the systems and programs administered by the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 246 82-0 (2011) Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al. Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities of certain elected officials convicted of certain crimes. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1166 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to tobacco cessation programs for certain public employees and their dependents and to the assessment of a fee on certain public employees who use tobacco. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1362 82-0 (2011) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the creation of a voluntary consumer-directed health plan for certain individuals eligible to participate in the insurance coverage provided under the Texas Employees Group Benefits Act and their qualified dependents. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1608 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to participation in and contributions to the state employee charitable campaign by retired state employees. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1766 82-0 (2011) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the creation of a voluntary consumer-directed health plan for certain individuals eligible to participate in the insurance coverage provided under the Texas Employees Group Benefits Act and their qualified dependents. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 1974 82-0 (2011) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to creating a defined contribution retirement plan for persons eligible to participate in a public statewide retirement system. Filed
HB 2193 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to service and qualifications for membership on an advisory committee established by the Employees Retirement System of Texas to provide advice to the board of trustees on investments and investment-related issues. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2441 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to public junior college employee participation in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 2506 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to creating defined contribution retirement plans for persons eligible to participate in the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 3081 82-0 (2011) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to suspending Employees Retirement System of Texas annuity payments for employees who return to work for the state. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 3084 82-0 (2011) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the retirement benefits for certain members and annuitants of the employee class of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 3100 82-0 (2011) Author: Orr, Rob Relating to employee contributions to the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3496 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to a health reimbursement arrangement program for certain eligible retirees covered by the Employees Retirement System, the Teacher Retirement System, and the University of Texas and Texas A&M Uniform Benefits. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 3548 82-0 (2011) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the investment authority of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HCR 82 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki Requesting the lieutenant governor and the speaker to create a joint interim committee to study the benefits, including health insurance, retirement programs, and other benefits, of active and retired state employees. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
SB 29 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to the eligibility of certain postdoctoral fellows and graduate students to participate in health benefit programs at public institutions of higher education. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
SB 371 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Johnson, Eric | et. al.
Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities of certain elected officials convicted of certain crimes. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1287 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to participation in and contributions to the state employee charitable campaign by retired state employees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1664 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki | et. al.
Relating to the powers and duties of and contributions to and benefits from the systems and programs administered by the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
SB 1801 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to benefits from the Employees Retirement System of Texas for certain peace officers and custodial officers. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HR 197 82-1 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 2. Reported enrolled
HR 232 82-1 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
SB 1 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Relating to certain state fiscal matters; providing penalties. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SB 2 82-1 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Appropriating money for the support of state government for the period beginning September 1, 2011, and ending August 31, 2013; and authorizing and prescribing conditions, limitations, rules, and procedures for allocating and expending the appropriated funds. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SCR 5 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 1. Signed by the Governor
SR 105 82-1 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 2. Reported enrolled
SR 130 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
HB 212 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to the transfer of service credits to or from the elected class in the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 399 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to state employees' enrollment in the higher education savings plan and the prepaid tuition unit undergraduate education program. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 582 81-0 (2009) Author: Dukes, Dawnna
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to informing the parents and guardians of certain children about the availability of the child health plan and medical assistance programs. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1346 81-0 (2009) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Relating to the terms of office of certain elected members of the board of trustees of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1838 81-0 (2009) Author: Maldonado, Diana Relating to eligibility for and the establishment of service credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for military service. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 2026 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to bariatric surgery coverage for state employees. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2111 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to supplemental benefits to certain annuitants of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 2120 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to eligibility for custodial officer service in the Employees Retirement System of Texas by certain juvenile correctional officers and caseworkers employed by the Texas Youth Commission. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 2157 81-0 (2009) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the certification of benefits coordinators at state agencies by the Employees Retirement System of Texas and related reports. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 2283 81-0 (2009) Author: Truitt, Vicki
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to increasing state employee participation in the TexaSaver program. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2293 81-0 (2009) Author: Gattis, Dan | et. al. Relating to the delivery of prescription drugs for certain state health plans by mail order; providing an administrative penalty. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2455 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to a one-time supplemental annuity payment by the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 2559 81-0 (2009) Author: Truitt, Vicki
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the powers and duties of and benefits available under the Employees Retirement System of Texas and to a chronic disease prevention and wellness pilot program administered by the system and the Department of State Health Services for department employees. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2723 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to pharmacy networks for health benefit plans for certain governmental employees. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3217 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas withholding certain nonprofit association dues from the annuity payments of certain members. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 3326 81-0 (2009) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to health risk assessments of state employees. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3493 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for service as a custodial officer. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 3634 81-0 (2009) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to creditable service in the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the transfer of that credit between classes of membership for certain state employees. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on intent calendar
HB 3645 81-0 (2009) Author: Miklos, Robert | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of certain postdoctoral fellows and graduate students to participate in health benefit programs at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4351 81-0 (2009) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to the administration and operation of, and the participation of state employees in, the state's programs for prepaying or saving toward the costs of attending an institution of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 4505 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the eligibility of certain postdoctoral fellows and graduate students to participate in health benefit programs at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 4596 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to certain contracts between pharmacy benefit managers and the Employees Retirement System of Texas, the Teacher Retirement System of Texas, The Texas A&M University System, or The University of Texas System. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HCR 90 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth Expressing support for a 13th check for ERS annuitants. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
SB 10 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to adoption of alternative payment method pilot programs for the provision of health care services to certain state employees. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 42 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Miklos, Robert
Relating to the eligibility of certain employees, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students to participate in health benefit programs at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: State Affairs
House passage as amended reported
SB 871 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Castro, Joaquin | et. al.
Relating to the state employee wellness program, including health risk assessments of state employees. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1147 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to the terms of office of certain elected members of the board of trustees of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1404 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the powers and duties of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1416 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to certain contracts between pharmacy benefit managers and the Employees Retirement System of Texas, the Teacher Retirement System of Texas, The Texas A&M University System, or The University of Texas System. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1433 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the delivery of prescription drugs for certain state health plans by mail order; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1941 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to the administration and operation of the state's programs for prepaying or saving toward the costs of attending an institution of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 2010 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas withholding certain nonprofit association dues from the annuity payments of certain members. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 7 81-1 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the eligibility of certain employees, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students to participate in health benefit programs at public institutions of higher education. Filed
SB 9 81-1 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the eligibility of certain postdoctoral fellows and graduate students to participate in health benefit programs at public institutions of higher education. Filed
HB 419 80-0 (2007) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to divestment by the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas of certain investments related to the Republic of Sudan. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 613 80-0 (2007) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Relating to the composition of the board of trustees of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions & Investments Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3609 80-0 (2007) Author: Talton, Robert
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to membership and service credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for certain employees. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Administration
Vetoed by the Governor
HCR 187 80-0 (2007) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Expressing the commitment of the 80th Legislature of the State of Texas to providing a supplemental annuity in the form of a 13th check for eligible ERS retirees. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 70 79-0 (2005) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the expedited payment of the lump-sum death benefit for members of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 865 79-0 (2005) Author: Goolsby, Tony | et. al. Relating to benefits for survivors of certain members of the United States armed forces. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Considered by s/c in work session
HB 952 79-0 (2005) Author: Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to a pilot program to provide health services to state employees in state office complexes. House: Public Health
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1594 79-0 (2005) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the composition of the board of trustees of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions & Investments Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1595 79-0 (2005) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to retirement benefits for visiting judges. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 1795 79-0 (2005) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al. Relating to the creation of health savings accounts for certain individuals eligible to participate in the insurance coverage provided under the Texas Employees Group Benefits Act and their dependents. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Posting rule suspended
HB 1809 79-0 (2005) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to benefits from the Employees Retirement System of Texas for law enforcement officers commissioned by the Texas Department of Insurance or the state fire marshal. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 1960 79-0 (2005) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to retirement benefits for law enforcement officers employed and commissioned by certain institutions of higher education. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 2366 79-0 (2005) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the establishment of credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for military service. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 2368 79-0 (2005) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to the establishment of service credit within the Employees Retirement System of Texas for service as a federal peace officer. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 2416 79-0 (2005) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to statutory authority to reduce appropriations made by the legislature to certain governmental entities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2617 79-0 (2005) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to systems and programs administered by the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 2772 79-0 (2005) Author: Farabee, David
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to health savings accounts and high-deductible health plans and similar programs implemented as a part of the group benefits program of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2795 79-0 (2005) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to certain appointments made by the governor and the chief justice of the supreme court. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 2974 79-0 (2005) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to membership in the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 3236 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to certain members of the Employees Retirement System of Texas who retire and return to state employment. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 3427 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to importing prescription drugs for use in state-funded programs that provide health care services or benefits. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 179 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: McClendon, Ruth
Relating to retirement benefits for visiting judges. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 562 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the creation of health savings accounts for certain state employees and retirees and their dependents. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 601 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to importing prescription drugs for use in state-funded programs that provide health care services or benefits. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Public Health
SB 1176 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to systems and programs administered by the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
SB 1180 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to the group benefit plans provided to certain retired state and university employees and their dependents. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1545 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the composition of the board of trustees of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1568 79-0 (2005) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to membership in the Employees Retirement System of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1609 79-0 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to statutory authority to reduce appropriations made by the legislature to certain governmental entities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1759 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to retirement benefits for law enforcement officers employed and commissioned by certain institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
HB 11 79-1 (2005) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the compensation of state judges and county judges, to the computation of retirement benefits for state judges and for members of the elected class of the Employees Retirement System of Texas, and to providing funds for court-related purposes; making an appropriation. House: Judiciary
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 12 79-1 (2005) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al. Relating to the compensation of state judges and county judges, to the computation of retirement benefits for state judges and for members of the elected class of the Employees Retirement System of Texas, and to providing funds for court-related purposes. House: Judiciary Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 11 79-1 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will | et. al.
Relating to the compensation of state judges and county judges, to the computation of retirement benefits for state judges and for members of the elected class of the Employees Retirement System of Texas, and to providing funds for court-related purposes. House: Judiciary
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 63 79-2 (2005) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the standard service retirement annuity for service as a member of the legislature. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 107 79-3 (2006) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to public financing of retirement of state employees and officers; making an appropriation. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
SCR 62 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the Employees Retirement System health benefits provision. Received from the Senate
HB 65 78-4 (2003) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the expedited payment of the lump-sum death benefit for members of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 893 70-0 (1987) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob Relating to credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for accumulated sick leave. House: Retirement and Aging Referred to subcommittee
HB 1082 70-0 (1987) Author: Riley, Randall Relating to credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for certain previous state services. House: Retirement and Aging Pending in subcommittee
HB 1141 70-0 (1987) Author: Russell, Sam
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to reemployment of certain retirees of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 1146 70-0 (1987) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to membership on the board of trustees of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Retirement and Aging Referred to subcommittee
HB 1189 70-0 (1987) Author: Pierce, George Relating to service of members or retirees of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Retirement and Aging Referred to Retirement and Aging
HB 1589 70-0 (1987) Author: Richardson, Bob Relating to an increase in the calculation, payment, and financing of retirement benefits by the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Retirement and Aging Pending in subcommittee
HB 1985 70-0 (1987) Author: Hill, Patricia Relating to the rate of state contributions to the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Retirement and Aging Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2252 70-0 (1987) Author: Cooper, Anne
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to providing for tax sheltering employee contributions to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas and the Employees Retirement System of Texas and to qualification of the retirement system under the IRS Code. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2552 70-0 (1987) Author: Cooper, Anne Relating to providing for tax sheltering employee contributions to the Employees Retirement System of Texas with an employer pick up and for qualification for the retirement system under Section 401(a) of the United State Internal Revenue Code. House: Retirement and Aging 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HJR 43 70-0 (1987) Author: Denton, Betty Proposing a constitutional amendment to require monthly payment and prohibit diversion or deferral of contributions to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas and the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Appropriations Coauthor authorized
HR 788 70-0 (1987) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Endorsing the passage of legislation in the first called session that tracts the content of HB1985.
SB 108 70-0 (1987) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund
Relating to accounting procedures regarding the retirement annuity reserve account of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 128 70-0 (1987) Author: Green, Gene Relating to benefits from the Employees Retirement System of Texas for certain officers and employees of the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education. Senate: State Affairs Motion withdrawn
SB 228 70-0 (1987) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for accumulated sick leave. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 286 70-0 (1987) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to membership and service credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for certain temporary employees. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: State Affairs
Pending in committee
SB 339 70-0 (1987) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Rudd, Jim
Relating to the design, development, adoption, implementation, and administration of cafeteria plans of insurance benefits for state employees and for Texas college and university employees and defining the compensation of members of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
SB 351 70-0 (1987) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to prohibited investments for funds of the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 745 70-0 (1987) Author: Lyon, Ted
Sponsor: Johnson, Sam
Relating to certain annuities based on service credited in the elected class of membership of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1095 70-0 (1987) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to an increase in the calculation, payment, and financing of retirement benefits by the Employees Retirement System of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably w/o amendments
SJR 28 70-0 (1987) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Proposing a constitutional amendment to require monthly payment and prohibit diversion or deferral of contributions to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas and the Employees Retirement System of Texas. Referred to Finance
SR 718 70-0 (1987) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Endorsing the passage of legislation in the 70th Legislature, 1st Called Session, that tracks the content of H.B. 1985.
HB 21 70-2 (1987) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to the rate of state contributions to, and the amount of certain annuities payable by, the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 102 70-2 (1987) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the transaction of business by, and the custody and loan of certain assets of, the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Retirement and Aging Referred to Retirement and Aging
SB 27 70-2 (1987) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund
Relating to the transaction of business by and the custody and loan of certain assets of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days-10/20/87
HB 269 69-0 (1985) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to prohibited investments for funds of the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 270 69-0 (1985) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to prohibited investments for funds of the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 406 69-0 (1985) Author: Hammond, Bill Relating to the composition and meetings of the board of trustees of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Retirement & Aging Referred to subcommittee
HB 696 69-0 (1985) Author: Hammond, Bill Relating to the authorized investments for the permanent school fund, the permanent university fund, and funds of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas and the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 898 69-0 (1985) Author: Garcia, A. C. "Tony" Relating to credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for certain service as an employee of a judicial district. House: Retirement & Aging Referred to subcommittee
HB 1175 69-0 (1985) Author: Richardson, Bob Relating to an increase in certain annuities payable by the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Retirement & Aging
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1191 69-0 (1985) Author: Earley, Robert
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to credit in the Employment Retirement System of Texas for certain service performed by persons who became highway department employees. House: Retirement & Aging
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1199 69-0 (1985) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to authorized investments for a portion of the veterans land fund, the permanent university fund, the teachers retirement system, the employees retirement system, the Texas county and district statewide retirement systems, and the Texas municipal statewide retirement system; and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1408 69-0 (1985) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to eligibility for, and financing of, benefits from the Employees Retirement System of Texas for law enforcement and custodial officers. House: Retirement & Aging Referred to Retirement and Aging
HB 1495 69-0 (1985) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to the rate of state contribution to the Employees Retirement System. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1641 69-0 (1985) Author: Clark, Jerry Relating to amortization of unfunded actuarial liabilities of the Employees Retirement System of Texas or the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Retirement & Aging 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1642 69-0 (1985) Author: Clark, Jerry Relating to credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for service as a custodial officer. House: Retirement & Aging Referred to Retirement and Aging
HB 1860 69-0 (1985) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to investment of assets of the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas in venture capital pools. House: Retirement & Aging Referred to subcommittee
HB 2135 69-0 (1985) Author: Ragsdale, Paul Relating to investment of the permanent university fund and assets of the Employees Retirement System of Texas and Teacher Retirement System of Texas in corporations doing business in the Republic of South Africa. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 219 69-0 (1985) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for certain service performed by persons who became highway department employees. Senate: State Affairs Postponed in committee
SB 635 69-0 (1985) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Clark, Jerry
Relating to state contributions for military service credited in the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Retirement & Aging
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 636 69-0 (1985) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Clark, Jerry
Relating to internal accounting procedures of the Employees Retirement System of Texas; creating a trust fund for the Employees Retirement System of Texas to which certain assets are credited and disbursements are made. House: Retirement & Aging
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 648 69-0 (1985) Author: Traeger, John Relating to an increase in certain annuities payable by the Employees Retirement System of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 713 69-0 (1985) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Rudd, Jim
Relating to the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas; to contributions to the systems and for the optional retirement program; to actions increasing the amortization period; and to increases in certain annuities; amending Title 110B, Revised Statutes, by amending Section 36.201 and Subsection (a) of Section 25.403; by conditionally amending Subsection (a) of Section 35.403; Subsection (a) of Section 35.404, and Section 35.402; and by adding Sections 21.006 and 31.006. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 761 69-0 (1985) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to rates of contribution to the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas and for the optional retirement program. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 771 69-0 (1985) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Gavin, John
Relating to adjudication of claims arising from programs provided under the Texas Employees Uniform Group Insurance Benefits Act. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 880 69-0 (1985) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Clark, Jerry
Relating to amortization of unfunded actuarial liabilities of the Employees Retirement System of Texas or the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Retirement & Aging
Senate: State Affairs
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 943 69-0 (1985) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to accrued sick leave of persons retiring from state service. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 944 69-0 (1985) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for accumulated sick leave. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 993 69-0 (1985) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Clark, Jerry
Relating to credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for service as a custodial officer and to designation of persons entitled to credit; defining "custodial officer"; and placing certain duties on the Texas Department of Corrections and the State Auditor. House: Retirement & Aging
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1048 69-0 (1985) Author: Edwards, Chet Relaitng to investment of assets of the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas in venture capital pools. Senate: State Affairs Postponed in committee
HB 40 69-2 (1986) Author: Guerrero, Lena
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to the service retirement of certain persons from the employee class of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 60 69-2 (1986) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to investment of assets of the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas in venture capital limited partnerships and to liability insurance covering the trustees of those systems. House: Retirement and Aging Referred to Retirement and Aging
HB 84 69-2 (1986) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to payment of state contributions to the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Appropriations Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 12 69-2 (1986) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to service retirement benefits for certain persons retiring from the employee class of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Testimony taken in committee
HB 8 69-3 (1986) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to state payments to the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 34 69-3 (1986) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Colbert, Paul
Relating to state payments to the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 812 68-0 (1983) Author: Garcia, A. C. "Tony"
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for certain service as an employee of a judicial district. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1046 68-0 (1983) Author: Schlueter, Stan
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to authorized investments for a portion of the veterans' land fund, the permanent school fund, the permanent university fund, and funds of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas, the Employees Retirement System of Texas, the Texas County and District Retirement System, and the Texas Municipal Retirement System. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Record vote
HB 1214 68-0 (1983) Author: Finnell, Charles
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to transfer of accumulated contributions of certain members of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1626 68-0 (1983) Author: Hall, Tip Relating to benefits from the Employees Retirement System of Texas for elected class service. House: Retirement and Aging Referred to Committee on Retirement and Aging
HB 1693 68-0 (1983) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to membership and service credit of employees of members of the legislature in the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Retirement and Aging Referred to Committee on Retirement and Aging
HB 1698 68-0 (1983) Author: Hammond, Bill Relating to the authorized investments for the permanent school fund, the permanent university fund, and funds of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas and the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1699 68-0 (1983) Author: Hammond, Bill
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to written investment objectives and performance evaluations concerning the investment of certain state funds. House: State Affairs
Senate: Education
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1701 68-0 (1983) Author: Hammond, Bill
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to the use of external professional investment managers in investing certain state funds. House: State Affairs
Senate: Education
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1738 68-0 (1983) Author: Keller, Ray Relating to benefits from the Employees Retirement System of Texas for officers and employees of the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education. House: Retirement and Aging Referred to Committee on Retirement and Aging
HB 1770 68-0 (1983) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to membership in and benefits from the Employees Retirement System of Texas for elected class service. House: Retirement and Aging Referred to Committee on Retirement and Aging
HB 1841 68-0 (1983) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to prohibited investments for funds of the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Retirement and Aging Placed on daily General State Calendar
HB 1843 68-0 (1983) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to prohibited investments for funds of the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Retirement and Aging Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 1922 68-0 (1983) Author: Presnal, Bill Relating to credit in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas or the Employees Retirement System of Texas for certain service creditable in the other retirement systems. House: Retirement and Aging Referred to Committee on Retirement and Aging
HB 2080 68-0 (1983) Author: Hammond, Bill Relating to the composition and meetings of the board of trustees of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Retirement and Aging Referred to Committee on Retirement and Aging
HCR 110 68-0 (1983) Author: Hammond, Bill Requesting the Board of Trustees of the Employees Retirement System to adopt certain policies regarding membership on the Investment Advisory Committee. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HJR 76 68-0 (1983) Author: Smith, Terral Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to limitations on contributions to the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Retirement and Aging No action taken
SB 116 68-0 (1983) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Finnell, Charles
Relating to death benefits from the Employee Retirement System of Texas based on service as a law enforcement or custodial officer. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 129 68-0 (1983) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Hall, Tip
Relating to benefits from the Employees Retirement System of Texas and increasing benefits for elected class service. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 692 68-0 (1983) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to transfer of accumulated contributions of certain members of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 860 68-0 (1983) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Willis, Doyle
Relating to membership in and benefits from the Employees Retirement System of Texas for elected class service. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 908 68-0 (1983) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Harrison, Jr., W.O. "Bill"
Relating to credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for certain service performed by persons who became highway department employees; providing for funding; authorizing an appropriation. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 909 68-0 (1983) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to benefits from the Employees Retirement System of Texas for certain officers and employees of the Board of Pardons and Paroles. Senate: State Affairs No action taken
SB 973 68-0 (1983) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Finnell, Charles
Relating to eligibility and payment for service credit and administration and application procedures in the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1067 68-0 (1983) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to prohibited investments for funds of the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. Senate: State Affairs No action taken
SB 1115 68-0 (1983) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to prohibited investments for funds of the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. Senate: State Affairs No action taken
SB 1126 68-0 (1983) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to authorized investments for a portion of the veterans land fund, the permanent university fund, the teachers retirement system, the employees retirement system, the Texas county and district statewide retirement system, and the Texas municipal statewide retirement system; and declaring an emergency. Senate: State Affairs Postponed
SB 1198 68-0 (1983) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Martinez, Walter
Relating to waiver of benefits from the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 46 68-2 (1984) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to an increase in the benefits to certain annuities of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Retirement and Aging Laid on the table subject to call
HB 81 68-2 (1984) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the state's contribution to the uniform plan of group insurance; making an appropriation to the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Appropriations Coauthor authorized
HB 138 68-2 (1984) Author: Millsap, Mike Relating to seeking a credit from the federal government for the overpayment of social security taxes. House: Appropriations Laid on the table subject to call
SB 5 68-2 (1984) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Smith, Terral
Relating to an increase in the benefits to certain annuities of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Finance
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 32 68-2 (1984) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for certain service performed by persons who became highway department employees. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on Retirement and Aging
SB 54 68-2 (1984) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Millsap, Mike
Relating to seeking and allocating credits from the federal government for the overpayment of social security taxes. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 464 67-0 (1981) Author: Presnal, Bill Relating to state contributions to the Employee Retirement System of Texas. House: Employment Practices Referred to Subcommittee on Pensions
HB 475 67-0 (1981) Author: Agnich, Fred Relating to an increase in benefits for certain annuitants of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Appropriations Laid on the table subject to call
HB 507 67-0 (1981) Author: Hill, Gerald Relating to an increase in benefits for certain annuitants of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Appropriations Referred to Committee on Appropriations
HB 521 67-0 (1981) Author: Benedict, Jerry L.
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for certain service performed for a county child welfare board. House: Employment Practices
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 553 67-0 (1981) Author: Denton, Betty Relating to credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for service as an assistant district attorney. House: Employment Practices Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 613 67-0 (1981) Author: Rains, Don Relating to an increase in benefits for certain annuitants of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Employment Practices Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 728 67-0 (1981) Author: Grubbs, Walter B. Relating to credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for accumulated sick leave. House: Employment Practices Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 1391 67-0 (1981) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to state contributions to the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Employment Practices
Senate: State Affairs
No action taken
HB 1493 67-0 (1981) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to membership on the board of trustees of the state employees retirement system. House: Employment Practices Referred to Subcommittee on Pensions
HB 1827 67-0 (1981) Author: Garcia, Matt Relating to credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for service as a member of the Texas National Guard. House: Employment Practices Referred to Subcommittee on Pensions
HB 1891 67-0 (1981) Author: Heatly, W.S. "Bill"
Sponsor: McKnight, Peyton
Relating to changing of retirement options by certain elective officials retired from the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Employment Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Record vote
HB 1904 67-0 (1981) Author: Heatly, W.S. "Bill" Relating to annuities based on service creditable in the elected class of membership of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Employment Practices Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 1905 67-0 (1981) Author: Hill, Gerald
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for certain federal service. House: Employment Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1982 67-0 (1981) Author: Garcia, A. C. "Tony" Relating to credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for certain service as an employee of an appellate court. House: Employment Practices Referred to Subcommittee on Pensions
HB 1983 67-0 (1981) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the requirement of a certificate of authority for certain insurance associations. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Committee on Economic Development
HB 2086 67-0 (1981) Author: Pierce, George Relating to membership and service credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for certain assistant prosecutors and investigators. House: Employment Practices Referred to Subcommittee on Pensions
HB 2244 67-0 (1981) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to investment of funds of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Employment Practices Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
SB 58 67-0 (1981) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Hill, Gerald
Relating to an increase in benefits for certain annuitants of the Employees Retirement System of Texas; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 101 67-0 (1981) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Rains, Don
Relating to an increase in benefits for certain annuitants of the Employees Retirement System of Texas; authorizing appropriations. House: Employment Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 137 67-0 (1981) Author: Traeger, John Relating to state contributions to the Employees Retirements System of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 212 67-0 (1981) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to an increase in benefits for certain annuitants of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. Senate: Finance Referred to subcommittee
SB 994 67-0 (1981) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Wieting, Leroy J.
Relating to credit in and certain payments to the Employees Retirement System of Texas; making an appropriation. House: Employment Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 1133 67-0 (1981) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete" Relating to annuities based on service creditable in the elected class of membership of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Record vote
SB 1164 67-0 (1981) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for certain service performed for a county child welfare board. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 33 67-1 (1981) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to credit in and certain payments to the Employees Retirement System of Texas; making an appropriation. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
HB 306 66-0 (1979) Author: Whitehead, Emmett
Sponsor: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Relating to benefits payable by the Employees Retirement System of Texas to certain annuitants. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
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HB 313 66-0 (1979) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to service retirement allowances under the Employees Retirement System of Texas for certain law enforcement officers. House: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 347 66-0 (1979) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to supplemental service retirement benefits for certain peace officers and custodial officers; creating a fund from which supplemental benefit payments may be made and providing for funding and appropriations; relating to administration of the benefit program. House: State Affairs Reported from subcommittee favorably with amendments
HB 415 66-0 (1979) Author: Benedict, Jerry L. Relating to credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for certain service performed for a county child welfare board. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1147 66-0 (1979) Author: Laney, James
Sponsor: Vale, Bob
Relating to creditable service in the Employees Retirement System of Texas as an elective state official. House: House Administration
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1284 66-0 (1979) Author: Grant, Ben Z. To provide for survivorship annuities for certain persons who are members of retirement programs administered by the Board of Trustees of the Employees Retirement System; and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1303 66-0 (1979) Author: Hall, W. N. "Billy"
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Providing for payment of assistance to surviving dependents of certain public servants killed while on duty. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 1479 66-0 (1979) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to State contributions to the Employees Retirement System for members of the System who are State employees paid with CETA funds, and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1480 66-0 (1979) Author: Heatly, W.S. "Bill"
Sponsor: Clower, Ron
Relating to a lump-sum death benefit for contributing members of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1665 66-0 (1979) Author: Hill, Gerald Relating to cost-of-living adjustments for certain annuities payable by the Employee Retirement System of Texas. House: State Affairs Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
HB 1705 66-0 (1979) Author: Presnal, Bill Providing for former members of the Legislature to establish retirement benefits, repealing all laws in conflict herewith; providing for severability; providing a saving clause; declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
HB 1870 66-0 (1979) Author: Denton, Betty Relating to credit in th Employees Retirement System of Texas for service as an assistant district attorney. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HCR 130 66-0 (1979) Author: Benedict, Jerry L. Requesting Employees Retirement System of Texas to determine number of members who might be eligible to claim creditable service for previous employment with a county child welfare board. House: Rules Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 43 66-0 (1979) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Uher, D.R.
Relating to supplemental service retirement benefits for certain peace officers and custodial officers; creating a fund from which supplemental benefit payments may be made and providing for funding and appropriations; relating to administration of the benefit program; providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 175 66-0 (1979) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for certain service performed for a county child welfare board. Senate: State Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 382 66-0 (1979) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to benefits for certain annuitants of the Employees Retirement System of Texas; making an appropriation. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 706 66-0 (1979) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Grant, Ben Z.
To provide for survivorship annuities for certain persons who are members of retirement programs administered by the Board of Trustees of the Employees Retirement System of Texas; and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 775 66-0 (1979) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Pierce, George
Relating to the program for transfer of service credit between the Teacher Retirement System of Texas and the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Employment Practices
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 777 66-0 (1979) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Willis, Doyle
Relating to state contributions to the Employees Retirement System of Texas for members of the system who are state employees paid with certain federal funds. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 812 66-0 (1979) Author: Traeger, John Providing for creditable service for retirement purposes in certain situations, providing an effective date; providing for repeal of conflicting provisions of statutes; and declaring an emergency. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 891 66-0 (1979) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Relating to the membership in the appointive office or employee class of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Employment Practices
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 1217 66-0 (1979) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Pierce, George
Relating to the filming of records of the Employees Retirement System of Texas, to effect of such films, and to destruction of the original records. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
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SCR 41 66-0 (1979) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Benedict, Jerry L.
Requesting Employees Retirement System of Texas to determine the number of members who might be eligible to claim creditable service for pervious employment with a county child welfare board. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
HB 25 65-0 (1977) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to optional membership in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for certain persons. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 132 65-0 (1977) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to service retirement allowances under the Employees Retirement System of Texas for certain law enforcement officers. House: Transportation Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 359 65-0 (1977) Author: Reyes, Ben T. Relating to social security benefits for school districts employees. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 446 65-0 (1977) Author: Edwards III, Jimmie C. Relating to eligibility for military service credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1032 65-0 (1977) Author: Evans, Charles Establishing a Prosecuting Attorney Retirement System; providing for retirement and death benefits thereunder and contributions thereto; defining creditable service; providing for acquisition of prior creditable service; prohibiting the private practice of law by any contributing member; authorizing the Employees Retirement System of Texas to administer the program and providing compensation therefor; permitting withdrawl of funds heretofore contributed to any other state authorized retirement system; providing for severability; repealing all laws in conflict and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1129 65-0 (1977) Author: Cates, Phil
Sponsor: Hance, Kent
Relating to supplemental service retirement benefit for certain peace officers and custodial officers; creating a fund from which supplemental benefit payments may be made and providing for funding appropriations; relating to administration of the benefit program; providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Read second time
HB 1497 65-0 (1977) Author: Donaldson, Jerry "Nub" Relating to the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1658 65-0 (1977) Author: Whitehead, Emmett Relating to the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1751 65-0 (1977) Author: Whitehead, Emmett Relating to an increase in monthly benefits payable by the Employees Retirement System of Texas to certain annuitants. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1882 65-0 (1977) Author: Davis, Bob Relating to credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for certain military service. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1930 65-0 (1977) Author: Nugent, James E. Relating to the transfer of a state-owned parking lot from the State Building Commission to the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: State Affairs Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
HB 2017 65-0 (1977) Author: Hill, Gerald An Act relating to public employees of the State of Texas; providing within the Employees Retirement System of the State of Texas a Death Benefit Plan for active employees of the State of Texas; defining terms; repealing all laws in conflict; providing for severability. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HJR 25 65-0 (1977) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Proposing an amendment to Article XVI, Section 67, Subsection (a), Subdivision (3), of the Texas Constitution, to delineate permissible investments of certain public retirement systems. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
SB 255 65-0 (1977) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for certain service performed for a county child welfare board. Senate: State Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 644 65-0 (1977) Author: Hance, Kent Relating to supplemental service retirement benefits for certain peace officers and custodial officers; creating a fund from which supplemental benefit payments may be made and providing for funding and appropriations; relating to administration of the benefit programs; and providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 754 65-0 (1977) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Whitehead, Emmett
Relating to an increase in monthly benefits payable by the Employees Retirement System of Texas to certain annuitants; creating a new Benefit Increase Reserve Fund for money appropriated for adjustments of preexisting annuities made effective on or after June 1, 1977; providing for the accrual of interest on Benefit Increase Reserve Fund assets; authorizing and making an appropriation to fund the increases; conditioning such increases on that appropriation; providing that creditable service and benefit rights may not be diminished or impaired. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
90 Day Bill
SB 756 65-0 (1977) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Donaldson, Jerry "Nub"
Relating to the Employees Retirement System of Texas; providing an effective date; providing for repeal of conflicting statutes. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 859 65-0 (1977) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Whitehead, Emmett
Relating to the Employees Retirement System of Texas; providing an effective date. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1205 65-0 (1977) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to the transfer of a state-owned parking lot from the State Building Commission to the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SCR 41 65-0 (1977) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill" Memorializing Congress to remove state employees' and teachers' contributions to retirement system from taxable income base. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 165 64-0 (1975) Author: Hubenak, Joe A. Relating to the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 283 64-0 (1975) Author: Sutton, G.J. Relating to creditable service for member of the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 494 64-0 (1975) Author: Nugent, James E. To provide an increase in retirement benefits in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for certain retired officers, employees, and beneficiaries; appropriating money to finance the increases; prescribing conditions. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 716 64-0 (1975) Author: Weddington, Sarah Relating to the Employees Retirement System of Texas; providing for termination of membership; providing for continuing membership with retirement eligibility after a certain period of service; providing for service retirement; providing for re-employment of retired appointive officers or employees; providing for refund of contributions; providing for forfeiture of inactive accounts; providing for transfer of interest to various system funds; providing for computation and crediting of interest to member accounts; providing for an interest fund; and to provide for lump sum payments on retirement for certain accumulated leave. House: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 842 64-0 (1975) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to service retirement allowances under the Employees Retirement System of Texas for certain law enforcement officers. House: State Affairs Reported from subcommittee with substitute
HB 1062 64-0 (1975) Author: Cartwright, Donald Relating to credit for military service for members of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1375 64-0 (1975) Author: Leland, Mickey Relating to optional membership in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for certain persons. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1407 64-0 (1975) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina Relating to transferring the administrative responsibilities for the federal old age and survivors insurance program from the State Department of Public Welfare to the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Health & Welfare Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HCR 82 64-0 (1975) Author: Nugent, James E. Relating to requesting Speaker and Lieutenant Governor to appoint member of House and Senate to attend all state investment meetings. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HCR 139 64-0 (1975) Author: Nugent, James E. Requesting the Governor to sign SB 90. Signed by Governor
SB 56 64-0 (1975) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Nugent, James E.
Amending Chapter 352, Acts of the 50th Legislature, Regular Session, 1947, as amended (Article 6228a, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), by adding Section 5-2 to increase annuities payable out of the Retirement Annuity Reserve Fund with respect to retirements or deaths occurring before the effective date of this Act and to provide for payment of premiums for group life and health insurance for eligible annuitants; making an appropriation to fund such increases and benefits; prescribing the conditions upon which this Act shall become and continue effective as law. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 90 64-0 (1975) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Weddington, Sarah
Relating to the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
90 day bill
SB 447 64-0 (1975) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" To provide a supplemental service retirement compensation benefit for certain commissioned law enforcement officers of the Texas Department of Public Safety, Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission, and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, and custodial officers of the Texas Department of Corrections; creating a fund from which supplemental benefit payments may be made and providing for certification of service by the department or commission; providing for administration of the Act and investemnt of funds; providing for the powers and duties of the board of trustees of the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the actuary appointed by it; prohibiting the use of funds provided by the Act for payment of any benefit other than as provided by the Act and prohibiting the use of funds of the Employees Retirement System of Texas for payment of benefits provided under this Act; defining certain offenses and providng penalties; providing an effective date. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 464 64-0 (1975) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Delco, Wilhelmina
Designating the Employees Retirement System of Texas as the state agency to administer the social security programs as provided for in Chapter 500, Acts of the 52nd Legislature, 1951. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 552 64-0 (1975) Author: Braecklein, Bill Relating to credit for military service for members of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 790 64-0 (1975) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to the Employees Retirement System of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 658 63-0 (1973) Author: Lombardino, Frank Relating to retirement benefits of certain members of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Labor Referred to subcommittee
HB 1324 63-0 (1973) Author: Denton, Lane Relating to service retirement allowances and longevity pay for certain members of the Employee Retirement System of Texas. House: Labor
Senate: Finance
Laid on table
HB 1386 63-0 (1973) Author: Cavness, Don Relating to membership, service, funding and benefits under the Employees Retirement System of Texas; providing an effective date; providing a savings clause; repealing conflicting laws. House: Labor Referred to Committee on Labor
HB 1466 63-0 (1973) Author: Cavness, Don Providing a procedure whereby members of the Judicial, Teachers and Employees Retirement Systems of Texas with service in two or more classes of membership in such Retirement Systems may establish creditable service; providing for payment of member and State contribution; providing proportionate service retirement benefits for members with qualified total service by each System; prohibiting the use of funds of any State Retirement System for the payment of benefits in any other System; providing an effective date; providing a savings clause; repealing conflicting laws. House: Labor Referred to Committee on Labor
HB 1553 63-0 (1973) Author: Nugent, James E.
Sponsor: Blanchard, H.J. "Doc"
Relating to the Employees Retirement System of Texas; amending Chapter 352, Acts of the 50th Legislature, 1947,as amended (Article 6228a, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
HB 1653 63-0 (1973) Author: Lombardino, Frank To provide a supplemental service retirement compensation benefit for commissioned law enforcement officers of the Department of Public Safety, Alcoholic Beverage Commission and Parks & Wildlife Department, and custodial officers of the Department of Corrections; creating a fund from which such supplemental benefit payments may be made; providing for certification of service by the Department or Commission; providing for administration of the Act and investment of funds; prohibiting the use of funds provided by the Act for payment of any benefit other than provided by the Act and prohibiting the use of funds provided under the State Employees Retirement Act for payment of benefits provided under this Act; providing a penalty for conversion of funds and fraud; providing an effective date and declaring an emergency. House: Labor Referred to Committee on Labor
SB 899 63-0 (1973) Author: Herring, Charles
Sponsor: Cavness, Don
Relating to membership, service, funding, and benefits and expense fund of the Employees Retirement System of Texas; providing an effective date; providing a saving clause; repealing conflicting laws; and declaring an emergency. House: Labor
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by Governor
SB 925 63-0 (1973) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" To provide a supplemental service retirement compensation benefit for commissioned law enforcement officers of the Department of Public Safety, Alcoholic Beverage Commission and Parks & Wildlife Department, and custodial officers of the Department of Corrections; creating a fund from which supplemental benefit payments may be made; providing for certification of service by the Department or Commission; providing for administration of the Act and investment of funds; prohibiting the use of funds provided by the Act for payment of any benefit other than provided by the Act and prohibiting the use of funds provided under the State Employees Retirement Act for payments of benefits provided under this Act; providing a penalty for conversion of funds or fraud; providing an effective date. Senate: State Affairs Rules suspended
HB 112 62-0 (1971) Author: Traeger, John Relating to entitlement of certain persons for credit under the Employees Retirement System.
HB 410 62-0 (1971) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to persons who were elective state officials becoming members of the Employees Retirement System.
HB 750 62-0 (1971) Author: Hawkins, Jack R. | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Murray
Relating to the method of payment of sums in certain circumstances to the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
HB 862 62-0 (1971) Author: Niland, Tom
Sponsor: Christie, Joe
Relating to creditable service under the Employees Retirement System in certain circumstances.
HB 925 62-0 (1971) Author: Cavness, Don | et. al. Relating to occupational death or disability.
SB 28 62-0 (1971) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to amending Employees Retirement System Act to allow prior service credit for District or Criminal District Attorney or County Attorney performing duties of District Attorney, by elective State officials, appointive State officials and State employees.
SB 216 62-0 (1971) Author: Herring, Charles
Sponsor: Cavness, Don
Relating to allowing eligible members of the Employees Retirement System to claim service as a Criminal District Attorney, County Attorney performing the duties of a District Attorney, as a member of certain Statewide Boards or Commissions, and as a judge of certain courts as creditable service under Employees Retirement System of Texas on making certain payments into the system.
SB 239 62-0 (1971) Author: Ratliff, David Relating to persons who were elective state officials becoming members of the Employees Retirement System.
HCR 46 62-3 (1972) Author: Hanna, Joe Requesting the agencies administering retirement funds and trust funds consider the investment of their funds in providing loans to non-profit community industrial foundations.
HB 71 62-4 (1972) Author: Traeger, John Relating to eligibility for credit under the Employees Retirement System for certain retired military personnel.
HB 668 61-0 (1969) Author: Heatly, W.S. "Bill" Relating to prohibiting the mandatory retirement of any member of the Employees Retirement System of Texas if the sole reason for such mandatory retirement is the member's age.
HB 1065 61-0 (1969) Author: Jungmichel, Charles H. | et. al. Relating to allowing credit in the Employees Retirement System for military service prior to State employment for elective State officials, for appointive State officials and for State employees.
HJR 55 61-0 (1969) Author: Pickens, Franklin Ace Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that qualified members of the Employees Retirement System of Texas are entitled to credit for certain services earned or rendered by them as justices or judges of the appellate courts or district or criminal district courts.
HB 497 60-0 (1967) Author: Heatly, W.S. "Bill" Relating to the eligibility of certain persons to elect to participate in either (but not both) the Employees Retirement System or the Judicial Retirement System.
HB 852 60-0 (1967) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to credit under the Employees Retirement System for military service.
HJR 13 60-0 (1967) Author: Foreman, Wilson | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to establish a retirement, disability and death compensation fund for officers and employees of the State, so as to create as an agency of the State of Texas the Employees Retirement System of Texas, vesting the general administration and responsibility of the proper operation of said system in a state board of trustees to be known as the State Board of Trustees of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
SB 63 60-0 (1967) Author: Parkhouse, George M. | et. al. Relating to amending Statutes relating to Employees' Retirement System of Texas, membership, creditable service, military service, retirement, disability retirement benefits, etc.; providing an effective date.
SCR 59 60-0 (1967)
SJR 3 60-0 (1967) Author: Parkhouse, George M. | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to establish a retirement, disability and death compensation fund for officers and employees of the state, so as to create as an agency of the State of Texas the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
SJR 39 60-0 (1967) Author: Parkhouse, George M. | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to establish a retirement, disability and death compensation fund for officers and employees of the state; creating as an agency of the State of Texas the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
SB 493 59-0 (1965) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to amending certain Acts by permitting reemployment by the state of retired appointive officers or employees on a limited part-time or consulting basis without loss of benefits under the Employees Retirement System.
SB 494 59-0 (1965) Author: Reagan, Bruce A. Relating to amending certain Acts relative to eligibility for membership in the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
SB 574 59-0 (1965) Author: Word, James Powell Relating to granting prior service credit for certain employees under the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
SB 581 59-0 (1965) Author: Word, James Powell Relating to membership in the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the granting of prior service credit for certain employees.
SCR 17 59-0 (1965)
HB 485 58-0 (1963) Author: Hinson, George T. | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a retirement, disability and death compensation fund for the officers and employees of the state, by extending retirement, disability and death benefits to elective state officials.
HB 572 58-0 (1963) Author: Foreman, Wilson | et. al. Relating to amending Statutes pertaining to the Employees Retirement System of Texas; providing an effective date.
HB 673 58-0 (1963) Author: McIlhany, Grainger Walter Relating to retirement age of State employees.
HB 902 58-0 (1963) Author: Chapman, Joe N. Relating to providing for establishment of a Retirement System to provide retirement, disability, and death benefits for officers and employees of the State; providing an effective date.
HCR 115 58-0 (1963)
SB 116 58-0 (1963) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to funding the pensions payable to the widows of Confederate Veterans and eligible former Texas Rangers and their widows; providing an effective date.
SB 232 58-0 (1963) Author: Parkhouse, George M. | et. al. Relating to the Employees Retirement System of Texas, providing for the calculation of occupational disability retirement benefits; providing for the payment of occupational death benefit allowance to surviving spouse, etc.; providing an effective date.
HJR 10 57-0 (1961) Author: Parsons, Sam H. Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas authorizing the Legislature to provide a system of retirement and disability pensions for certain former employees of the State Highway Department and their widows; stating certain conditions for eligibility and fixing the maximum of such pension.
SB 61 57-0 (1961) Author: Parkhouse, George M. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act to grant state employees, who executed waivers in the Employees Retirement System of Texas, the privilege of qualifying all of their service as a state employee for retirement purposes, and setting forth the conditions and requirements to permit such service to be granted; granting state employees, who withdraw funds from the Employees Retirement System of Texas and cancel their accounts, the privilege of reinstating all of their state service for retirement purposes.
SB 370 57-0 (1961) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to establishment of a retirement, disability, and death compensation fund for officers and employees of the state, by providing such benefits to elective state officials holding office in this state.
SB 49 57-1 (1961) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to establishment of a retirement, disability, and death compensation fund for officers and employees of the state, by providing such benefits to elective state officials holding in this state.
SB 81 57-3 (1962) Author: Herring, Charles | et. al. Relating to establishment of a retirement, disability, and death compensation fund for officers and employees of the state, by providing such benefits to elective state officials holding office in this state.
HB 614 56-0 (1959) Author: Turman, James Arthur "Jimmy" Relating to providing credit to Members of either the Teacher Retirement System or the Employees Retirement System of Texas for service rendered as either a teacher or auxiliary employee employed in the public schools, colleges or universities of the State, or as an appointive officer or employee of the State.
SB 232 56-0 (1959) Author: Parkhouse, George M. | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts pertaining to the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
SB 234 56-0 (1959) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts to provide credit to members of either the Teacher Retirement System or the Employees Retirement System of Texas for service rendered as either a teacher or auxiliary employee employed in the public schools, colleges or universities of the state, or as an appointive officer or employee of the state; providing for the effective date for this Act.
HB 440 55-0 (1957) Author: Jones, Obie Relating to amending certain Acts relative to membership and prior service credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for State employees who executed a waiver in the System; extending the time for electing to receive full credit for State employees service and for payment of back contributions and dues.
HB 449 55-0 (1957) Author: Jones, Obie Relating to granting to State employees who terminated membership in the Employees Retirement System of Texas prior to the effective date of this Act and withdrew their accumulated deposits, the privilege of redepositing such funds and receiving credit for prior service, under certain conditions and limitations.
HB 628 55-0 (1957) Author: Slack, Richard C. Relating to amending certain Acts to include as employees of the State eligible for membership in the Employees Retirement System of Texas, subject to all provisions and benefits applicable to members of the Employees Retirement System of Texas now or which may be hereafter provided by law, certain civilian employees of the Texas National Guard and the Texas Air National Guard.
HB 790 55-0 (1957) Author: Spilman, Wade Fetzer Relating to amending certain Acts pertaining to the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
SB 338 55-0 (1957) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amending certain Acts pertaining to the Employee Retirement System of Texas; prescribing the conditions upon which this Act shall become effective as a law.
HB 211 54-0 (1955) Author: Jones, Obie Relating to authorizing the governing board of the State Employees Retirement System to provide a pension of One Hundred Twenty Five ($125.00) Dollars per month for life to Texas Rangers who have retired and who have had at least Two (2) Calendar years prior service but who are ineligible to participate in the State Employees Retirement System; providing that in the event of death of such retired Texas Ranger the surviving widow shall receive Sixty Two and 50/100 ($68.50) Dollars per month for life; making necessary appropriation therefor.
SB 203 54-0 (1955) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins | et. al. Relating to transferring administrative responsibility for the Judicial Retirement System of Texas to the State Board of Trustees for the Employees Retirement System; making a Two ($2) Dollar per year assessment on members of the Judicial Retirement System to meet administrative costs.
SB 212 54-0 (1955) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to providing for credit to members of either the Teacher Retirement System or the Employees Retirement System of Texas for service rendered as either a teacher or person employed in the public schools, colleges, or universities of the State, or as an appointive officer or employee of the State, for retirement benefits under both of said Systems.
SJR 8 54-0 (1955) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas by repealing Section 62a, Article XVI of the Constitution of the State of Texas, and substituting therefor a new section 62a, authorizing needed changes in and revision of the State Employees Retirement System of Texas, providing for the necessary election, form of ballot, proclamation and publication and making an appropriation to defray the necessary expenses of proclamation, publication, and holding the election.
HB 718 53-0 (1953) Author: Smith, Vernon Eugene "Gene" Relating to amending certain Act fixing the credit to be accorded under the Employees Retirement System for military and war service in time of war or national emergency and fixing a basis for calculation of same.
HB 893 53-0 (1953) Author: Jones, Obie Relating to providing for retention of membership in the retirement system to which they previously belonged by persons in the employ of the Texas School for the Blind and the State Approval Agency for Veterans' Education on the effective date of the transfer of jurisdiction to the Central Education Agency.
SB 123 53-0 (1953) Author: Rogers, Johnnie B. | et. al. Relating to granting State employees who executed waivers in the Employees Retirement System of Texas the privilege to deposit with the Employees Retirement System of Texas all back contributions and dues commencing with the State fiscal year September 1, 1947; providing prior service credit.
SB 173 53-0 (1953) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to amending certain Acts fixing the credit to be accorded under the Employees Retirement System for military and war service in time of war or national emergency and fixing a basis for calculation of same; limiting prior service credit.
SJR 6 53-0 (1953) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment providing for crediting to members of either the Teacher Retirement System or the Employees Retirement System of Texas all services rendered, as either a teacher, or a person employed in the public schools, colleges, and universities of the State, or as an appointive officer or employee of the State, for retirement benefits under either of said Systems.
HB 648 52-0 (1951) Author: Rogers, Johnnie B. | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts by providing that any retired employee as a member of any group insurance may have his premiums paid by authorizing in writing that same be deducted from his retirement allowances.
HB 713 51-0 (1949) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for a seven (7) ex officio member Board of Trustees of the Employees Retirement System of Texas; providing a savings clause; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 870 51-0 (1949) Author: Isaacks, Samuel Jackson "Sam" Relating to amend certain Act relative to "Employees' Retirement System of Texas" by including therein District Offices and providing for any ten (10) consecutive years of service.
SB 438 51-0 (1949) Author: Morris, George C. | et. al. Relating to authorizing credit and resulting benefits to be given members of either the Teachers' Retirement System of Texas and/or the Employees Retirement System of Texas for any prior service creditable; amending all acts or parts of acts in conflict herewith.
HB 168 50-0 (1947) Author: Parkhouse, George M. | et. al. Relating to providing a Retirement System for aged and incapacitated State employees.

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