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Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 1614 86-0 (2019) Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the operation of the Texas Title Insurance Guaranty Association. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2463 86-0 (2019) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the deposit and allocation of certain funds to the horse industry escrow account and to the maximum balance of that account. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 1998 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the deposit and allocation of certain funds to the horse industry escrow account. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 2333 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the operation of the Texas Title Insurance Guaranty Association. Senate: Business & Commerce Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1971 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the deposit and allocation of certain funds to the Texas Racing Commission horse industry escrow account. House: Appropriations
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Appropriations
HB 2491 84-0 (2015) Author: Pickett, Joseph
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to licensing and appointment of title insurance escrow officers; changing the limit applicable to a fee; authorizing a fee. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1548 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to licensing and appointment of title insurance escrow officers; changing the limit applicable to a fee; authorizing a fee. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 215 83-0 (2013) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to escrow accounts maintained by tax collectors for the payment of ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 652 81-0 (2009) Author: Darby, Drew
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to licensing of escrow officers. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 4375 81-0 (2009) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to methods and procedures of ad valorem tax valuation of inventory of persons engaged in the business of leasing or renting certain vehicles, machinery, or equipment, and to any collection by those persons of tax escrow payments. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4660 81-0 (2009) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the use of interest generated by certain escrow accounts maintained in the depository of certain counties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 4692 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to the deferred collection of taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly or disabled individual. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
SB 510 81-0 (2009) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to licensing of certain residents of a state as escrow officers. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1640 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to methods and procedures of ad valorem tax valuation of inventory of persons engaged in the business of leasing or renting certain vehicles, machinery, or equipment, and to any collection by those persons of tax escrow payments. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 2327 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the installment payment of ad valorem taxes imposed on a residence homestead. House: Local Government Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2392 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to escrow fees required for the construction and leasing of certain health facilities. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2284 76-0 (1999) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to a change in notice requirements for escrow agents when increasing premiums. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 91 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Relating to authorizing title auditors to audit and review escrow and trust accounts of title insurance companies. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Withdrawn from calendar
HB 313 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to payment of interest on certain escrow accounts; providing a civil penalty. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 832 75-0 (1997) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to requiring escrow agents dealing primarily in real estate transactions to be bonded; providing a civil penalty. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
SB 1400 73-0 (1993) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to the payment of interest on certain escrow accounts held by financial institutions. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 2266 72-0 (1991) Author: Berlanga, Hugo
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the requirement that certain taxpayers establish a tax escrow account at a bank or other financial institution. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 368 71-0 (1989) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to the payment of interest on certain escrow accounts held by financial institutions. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
HB 1459 71-0 (1989) Author: Guerrero, Lena Relating to providing for escrow accounts for the payment of ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 2406 71-0 (1989) Author: Finnell, Charles | et. al. Relating to contracts entered into by persons confined in the Texas Department of Corrections and the disposition of money paid to those persons under contract. House: Corrections 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 333 70-0 (1987) Author: Richardson, Bob Relating to a deadline for payment of property taxes from certain escrow accounts. House: Ways & Means Reported from s/c with substitute
HB 1323 70-0 (1987) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the payment of interest on certain escrow accounts. House: Financial Institutions Referred to subcommittee
HB 1633 70-0 (1987) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank Relating to the payment of interest on certain escrow accounts held by financial institutions. House: Financial Institutions Referred to subcommittee
HB 2120 69-0 (1985) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine Relating to the payment of interest on certain escrow accounts held by financial institutions organized under the laws of this state. House: Financial Institutions Referred to subcommittee
HB 1132 68-0 (1983) Author: Barton, Bob Relating to the payment of interest on certain escrow accounts held by financial institutions organized under the laws of this state. House: Financial Institutions See remarks
HB 404 67-0 (1981) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank Relating to the payment of interest on escrow accounts for residential mortgage loans. House: Financial Institutions Referred to subcommittee
HB 736 67-0 (1981) Author: Riley, Ken Relating to the payment of interest on escrow accounts for certain mortgage loans. House: Financial Institutions Referred to subcommittee
HB 1149 67-0 (1981) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Establishing a procedure by means of which a city annexing a general law district may obtain the proceeds of a sale of the district's bonds which have been escrowed pursuant to an order of the Texas Water Commission. House: Natural Resources No action taken
HB 1273 67-0 (1981) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to notice, the furnishing of services and the treatment of property in a special district in regard to a municipal annexation. House: Intergovernmental Affairs No action taken
HB 1775 67-0 (1981) Author: Gibson, Jay Relating to payment of damages caused by an accused person from proceeds of a forfeiture of the accused person's bond. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 459 67-0 (1981) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the payment of interest on escrow accounts for certain real estate loans. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Committee on Economic Development
HB 646 66-0 (1979) Author: Watson, Ed Relating to the payment of interest on escrow accounts for certain real estate loans. House: Financial Institutions Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1443 66-0 (1979) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to notice, the furnishing of services, and the treatment of property in a special district in regard to municipal annexation. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 62 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to the payment of interest on escrow accounts for certain real estate loans. Senate: Economic Development Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 1400 64-0 (1975) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to the prepayment of ad valorem taxes on certain secured property by certain financial institutions. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 1766 64-0 (1975) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to the prepayment of ad valorem taxes on certain secured property by certain financial institutions. House: Financial Institutions Referred to subcommittee
SB 440 64-0 (1975) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Bock II, Bennie
Amending Section 13 of Chapter 186, General Laws, Acts of the 39th Legislature, Regualr Session, 1925, as amended (Article 6674m, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); providing a method by which percentages retained from partial payment under state highway contracts may be placed in escrow until the entire work has been completed; providing a severability clause. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
90 day bill
HB 1605 63-0 (1973) Author: Green, Gene Relating to escrow accounts maintained by mortgage banking institutions; adding Section 5a to Chapter 241, Acts of the 61st Legislature, Regular Session, 1969 (Article 342-951, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency. House: Business & Industry Referred to Committee on Business and Industry
SB 603 63-0 (1973) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to interest on certain escrow reserve accounts on deposit with a mortgage, his assignee or holder of a deed of trust lien. Senate: Human Resources Sent to subcommittee
SB 275 62-0 (1971) Author: McKool, Mike Relating to interest on certain escrow reserve accounts on deposit with a mortgagee, his assignee or holder of a deed of trust lien.
HB 149 54-0 (1955) Author: Spring, Gilbert M. Relating to providing that persons, firms, corporations, or associations serving as mortgagees and collecting taxes, insurance premiums, or service deposits to be used in payment of taxes or insurance premiums in advance from mortgagors pay mortgagors interest on such advance collections to be computed at a rate of four (4) per cent per annum; providing for a method of determining period of time for which interest is due mortgagor and providing for time of payment; providing for liability of mortgagor for damages to be computed at five (5) times amount of interest due.

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