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Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 371 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to certain restrictions on contributions and expenditures from political funds by a lobbyist; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 427 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the award of attorney's fees incurred in a suit involving unlawful campaign contributions or campaign expenditures. House: General Investigating & Ethics Left pending in committee
HB 464 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the acceptance of political contributions by a member of the Railroad Commission of Texas and of political contributions made in connection with the office of railroad commissioner. House: General Investigating & Ethics Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 756 85-0 (2017) Author: Stephenson, Phil | et. al. Relating to restrictions on the name of a general-purpose political committee. House: Elections Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 887 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to recusal of a justice of the supreme court or judge of the court of criminal appeals based on political contributions accepted by the justice or judge from a person involved in a case before the justice or judge. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 892 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to an annual state budget and legislative budget sessions in even-numbered years and to political contributions made during a legislative session. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 998 85-0 (2017) Author: Alvarado, Carol
Sponsor: Miles, Borris | et. al.
Relating to the confidentiality of certain information stored as part of the preparation of campaign finance reports required to be filed with the clerk of certain counties or municipalities. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1085 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig | et. al. Relating to certain prohibitions on contributions and expenditures from political funds by a lobbyist; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 1377 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the contents of and recordkeeping requirements relating to personal financial statements filed with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1378 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to restrictions on political contributions and political expenditures by general-purpose political committees. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1379 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the reporting of political contributions and political expenditures by out-of-state political committees. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1380 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the disclosure to a law enforcement agency of confidential information relating to a complaint filed with the Texas Ethics Commission; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Left pending in committee
HB 1381 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the provision of notice by the Texas Ethics Commission. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1384 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to contributions and expenditures made in connection with a campaign for speaker of the house of representatives. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1957 85-0 (2017) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the treatment of political contributions by a person's spouse under the Judicial Campaign Fairness Act. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2465 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to political contributions by corporations and labor organizations to certain political committees. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2471 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to prohibiting political contributions and political expenditures made by certain persons with public funds; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2472 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to waiving confidentiality regarding proceedings and information relating to a complaint filed with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 2474 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the electronic filing of certain reports of political contributions and expenditures with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 3305 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to restrictions on certain contributions by persons appointed to public office by the governor; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Received from the House
HB 3339 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to removal of political advertising signs placed in a municipality; creating a criminal offense. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 3388 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken Relating to certain limitations on a journalist's qualified privilege not to testify; creating a civil penalty. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3540 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie Relating to financial reporting requirements for certain labor organizations; creating new criminal offenses; imposing an administrative penalty. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 3816 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the registration as a lobbyist of persons who make certain political contributions. House: General Investigating & Ethics Left pending in committee
HB 3903 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to certain political contributions by judicial candidates and officeholders and certain political committees. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 4036 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the timely filing of reports of political contributions and expenditures; increasing a criminal penalty. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 4211 85-0 (2017) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to the electronic filing of reports of political contributions and expenditures with populous counties. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HCR 34 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Urging Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification an amendment to the U.S. Constitution overturning the Supreme Court's decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Left pending in committee
HJR 112 85-0 (2017) Author: Cook, Byron Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring certain persons or groups to report certain contributions and political expenditures. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 63 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Relating to the electronic filing of reports of political contributions and expenditures and of personal financial statements by certain officeholders and candidates and the content of those statements. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 107 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to rules adopted by the Texas Ethics Commission relating to lobbyists or the reporting of political contributions or expenditures. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 366 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the availability on the Internet of reports of political contributions and expenditures filed in connection with certain county judicial offices. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2151 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to certain political contributions by judicial candidates and officeholders and certain political committees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 16 85-1 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the ethics of public servants, including the authority and duties of the Texas Ethics Commission, the regulation of certain contributions and expenditures, and the reporting of political contributions and political expenditures and personal financial information; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 33 85-1 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to restrictions on certain contributions by persons appointed to public office by the governor; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 238 85-1 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to restrictions on certain contributions by persons appointed to public office by the governor; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 268 85-1 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the making and acceptance of political contributions during a special legislative session; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 302 85-1 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the disclosure of certain family members who are required to register as lobbyists in personal financial statements filed by public officers and candidates. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 333 85-1 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat | et. al. Relating to the timely filing of reports of political contributions and expenditures; increasing a criminal penalty. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HJR 54 85-1 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the governor or a specific-purpose committee for supporting or assisting the governor from accepting political contributions during a special legislative session. House: General Investigating & Ethics Left pending in committee
HB 22 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Ethics Commission; creating a criminal offense. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 24 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to political contributions and political expenditures; amending provisions subject to a civil penalty; creating criminal offenses. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 37 84-0 (2015) Author: Cook, Byron | et. al. Relating to the reporting of certain contributions and political expenditures by certain persons; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 38 84-0 (2015) Author: Cook, Byron | et. al. Relating to the duties of nonprofit corporations regarding certain contributions and the disclosure of information relating to those contributions in certain campaign finance reports. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 159 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to the reimbursement of state funds used on out-of-state travel by elected officers. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 220 84-0 (2015) Author: Stephenson, Phil Relating to restrictions on the name of a general-purpose political committee; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 221 84-0 (2015) Author: Stephenson, Phil Relating to the eligibility of a person to serve as a campaign treasurer of a general-purpose political committee. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 487 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to certain restrictions on contributions and expenditures from political funds by a lobbyist; creating a criminal offense. House: Elections Considered in Calendars
HB 542 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to an annual state budget and legislative budget sessions in even-numbered years and to political contributions made during a legislative session. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 972 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to reporting of expenditures by persons registered as lobbyists. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1114 84-0 (2015) Author: Gonzales, Larry
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to the authority with whom certain political committees must file reports of political contributions and expenditures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1354 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the creation of a select interim committee to undertake a comprehensive review of personal financial disclosures made to the Texas Ethics Commission and certain other authorities. House: General Investigating & Ethics Considered in Calendars
HB 1405 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to the availability on the Internet of reports of political contributions or expenditures filed in connection with certain offices. House: Government Transparency & Operation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1416 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to recusal of a justice of the supreme court or judge of the court of criminal appeals based on political contributions accepted by the justice or judge from a person involved in a case before the justice or judge. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1532 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to quarterly reporting of political contributions and expenditures by certain candidates, officeholders, and political committees; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Posting rule suspended
HB 1533 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to a restriction on the use of certain political contributions from a single source in the month before an election. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1656 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to public financing of campaigns for appellate judicial offices; providing civil penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1671 84-0 (2015) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to defining terms applicable to groups that accept political contributions or make political expenditures. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1690 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to the investigation and prosecution of offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1787 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the regulation of political contributions and expenditures. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1823 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the name and governance of the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 2034 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to an exemption from the requirement that a legislative caucus file reports of contributions and expenditures if no reportable activity occurs. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2222 84-0 (2015) Author: Murr, Andrew | et. al. Relating to the creation of a public integrity unit to prosecute offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses, offenses involving insurance fraud, and offenses involving motor fuels tax. House: General Investigating & Ethics Left pending in committee
HB 3395 84-0 (2015) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the requirement that a candidate appoint a campaign treasurer before making certain expenditures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3396 84-0 (2015) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the reporting requirements for a person who makes direct campaign expenditures. House: State Affairs Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 3448 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Ethics Commission; creating a criminal offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3509 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to contributions and expenditures made in connection with a campaign for speaker of the house of representatives. House: General Investigating & Ethics Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3680 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the confidentiality of certain information stored as part of the preparation of reports and personal financial statements required to be filed with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3684 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to political advertising. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3773 84-0 (2015) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to the duties of nonprofit corporations regarding certain contributions and the disclosure of information relating to those contributions in certain campaign finance reports. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3789 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the disclosure on personal financial statements of certain contracts and paid relationships with governmental entities; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: General Investigating & Ethics Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4075 84-0 (2015) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to the reporting requirements for a person who makes direct campaign expenditures. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4078 84-0 (2015) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to the disclosure of information relating to certain contributions in certain campaign finance reports. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 49 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Urging Congress to propose and submit to the states an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that overturns Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, establishing that the spending of money to influence elections shall not be construed as speech under the First Amendment, and clarifying that only natural persons are protected by constitutional rights. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Left pending in committee
SB 254 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the use of brokerage statements to meet certain requirements for reports of political contributions and expenditures. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 431 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Phelan, Dade
Relating to the deadline for filing a candidate's personal financial statement. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1192 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the confidentiality of certain information stored as part of the preparation of reports and personal financial statements required to be filed with the Texas Ethics Commission. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1299 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to rules adopted by the Texas Ethics Commission relating to lobbyists or the reporting of political contributions or expenditures. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1437 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Relating to the electronic filing of reports of political contributions and expenditures and of personal financial statements by certain officeholders and candidates and the content of those statements; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1528 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to corporate donations to a charity chosen by a political contributor. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1631 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to quarterly reporting of political contributions and expenditures by certain candidates, officeholders, and political committees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1648 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to requirements for the electronic filing of reports of political contributions and expenditures by certain officeholders and candidates. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1683 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the retention of unexpended political contributions by and certain activities and benefits of certain public servants, including current and former members of the legislature. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1969 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to ethics of public servants, including the functions and duties of the Texas Ethics Commission; the regulation of political contributions, political advertising, lobbying, and conduct of public servants; and the reporting of political contributions and expenditures and personal financial information; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1992 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to a restriction on the use of certain political contributions from a single source in the month before an election. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SCR 2 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Urging Congress to propose and submit to the states an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that overturns Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, establishing that the spending of money to influence elections shall not be construed as speech under the First Amendment, and clarifying that only natural persons are protected by constitutional rights. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 136 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to an annual state budget and legislative budget sessions in even-numbered years and to political contributions made during a legislative session. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 146 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to limits on political contributions and expenditures in connection with certain legislative and executive offices; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 160 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to the reimbursement of state funds used on out-of-state travel by elected officers. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 195 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the availability on the Internet of reports of political expenditures and contributions filed in connection with certain county and municipal offices. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 582 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to certain restrictions on contributions and expenditures from political funds by a lobbyist; providing penalties. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1035 83-0 (2013) Author: Huberty, Dan
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the filing of reports of political contributions and expenditures and of personal financial statements by certain officeholders and candidates. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1075 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the creation of a select interim committee to undertake a comprehensive review of personal financial disclosures made to the Texas Ethics Commission and certain other authorities. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1104 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to an exemption from the requirement that a legislative caucus file reports of contributions and expenditures if no reportable activity occurs. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 1126 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to public financing of campaigns for appellate judicial offices; providing civil penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1398 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the definition of and required disclosures on political advertising. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 1422 83-0 (2013) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the reporting in a lobbyist registration of certain persons from whom compensation or reimbursement is received. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1637 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the reporting of political contributions from corporations or labor organizations by certain political parties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1641 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to electronic filing software provided or approved by the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Technology Referred to Technology
HB 1980 83-0 (2013) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to contributions by a corporation or labor organization from an employee or member that are used to assist a political committee; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1999 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to contributions and expenditures of and contribution and expenditure reports filed by specific-purpose political committees; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2505 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to political contribution limits in connection with certain offices of state government. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2702 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to the electronic filing of personal financial statements by certain county officers, county employees, and candidates for county office. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 3076 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to campaign finance reporting requirements for certain political party officials. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3258 83-0 (2013) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to political contributions and expenditures; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HCR 21 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Urging the United States Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification an amendment to the United States Constitution that overturns Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, establishing that the spending of money to influence elections shall not be construed as speech under the First Amendment, and clarifying that only natural persons are protected by constitutional rights. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select Referred to Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select
HCR 25 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Urging Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification an amendment to the United States Constitution for the purpose of addressing concerns raised by the decision of the United States Supreme Court in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select Referred to Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select
HJR 94 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Urging Congress to call a convention to propose amendments to the United States Constitution to address concerns raised by the decision of the United States Supreme Court in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission and related cases and events. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select Referred to Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select
HR 230 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Expressing opposition to the United States Supreme Court decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission and urging the United States Congress to propose and send to the states for ratification an amendment to the United States Constitution restoring republican democracy to the people of the United States. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select Referred to Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select
SB 346 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to reporting requirements of certain persons who do not meet the definition of political committee. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 417 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to public access to personal financial statements filed by candidates for and holders of state office and state chairs of political parties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 755 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the filing of reports of political contributions and expenditures and of personal financial statements by certain officeholders and candidates. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 932 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to ethics and accountability of certain public employees, public officers, political contributors, state contractors, and grant recipients; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SCR 2 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Urging the United States Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification an amendment to the United States Constitution that overturns Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, establishing that the spending of money to influence elections shall not be construed as speech under the First Amendment, and clarifying that only natural persons are protected by constitutional rights. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
HB 33 83-2 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the reimbursement of state funds used on out-of-state travel by elected officers. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 156 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to recusal of a justice of the supreme court or judge of the court of criminal appeals based on political contributions accepted by the justice or judge from a person involved in a case before the justice or judge. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 162 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to an annual state budget and legislative budget sessions in even-numbered years and to political contributions made during a legislative session. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 226 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to limits on political contributions and expenditures in connection with certain legislative and executive offices; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 306 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to a disclosure on advertisements made by a general-purpose committee of certain political contributions made to the committee. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 336 82-0 (2011) Author: Marquez, Marisa
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Jose
Relating to the filing and posting on the Internet of reports of political contributions and expenditures required in connection with the office of member of the board of trustees of certain school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 702 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to certain restrictions on contributions and expenditures from political funds by a lobbyist; providing penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 806 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the appointment of a campaign treasurer and filing of reports of political contributions and expenditures by certain candidates. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1081 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to reports and complaints filed with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1094 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the availability on the Internet of reports of political expenditures and contributions filed in connection with certain county and municipal offices. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 1616 82-0 (2011) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the reporting of political contributions, political expenditures, and personal financial information, and to complaints filed with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1712 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the creation of a public integrity unit in the office of the attorney general to prosecute offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses, and offenses involving insurance fraud. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2359 82-0 (2011) Author: Hopson, Chuck
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to direct campaign expenditures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2606 82-0 (2011) Author: Nash, Barbara Relating to permissible political expenditures by a corporation or labor organization. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2986 82-0 (2011) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to political expenditures made by labor organizations; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3093 82-0 (2011) Author: Lewis, Tryon
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the amendment of certain reports of political contributions and expenditures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3319 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to a political party's use of corporate or labor union contributions. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HCR 91 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Urging Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification an amendment to the United States Constitution that provides that corporations are not persons under the laws of the United States. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HJR 106 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Proposing a constitutional amendment giving the attorney general exclusive authority to prosecute offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses, and offenses involving insurance fraud. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 59 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the provision of assistance by the Texas Ethics Commission in the reporting of political contributions and expenditures made in connection with offices of and measures proposed by local governmental entities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 110 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to ethics and accountability of certain public employees, public officers, political contributors, state contractors, and grant recipients; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 603 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the filing and posting on the Internet of reports of political contributions and expenditures required in connection with the office of member of the board of trustees of certain school districts. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1445 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the contents of reports of political contributions and expenditures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Elections
SB 1451 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to direct campaign expenditures by corporations and labor organizations. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 105 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to limits on political contributions and expenditures in connection with certain legislative and executive offices; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 251 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the use of public resources to make communications that contain political advertising; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 391 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to limits on political contributions and direct campaign expenditures by individuals, partnerships, partners, and limited liability companies; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 477 81-0 (2009) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the use of political contributions to pay a civil penalty imposed by the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 478 81-0 (2009) Author: Heflin, Joe Relating to automated telephone solicitation containing political advertising; providing a civil penalty. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 756 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the making or acceptance of political contributions in certain office buildings owned by or leased to the state. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
House adopts conf. comm. report-reported
HB 778 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al. Relating to the prosecution by the attorney general of campaign finance offenses alleged to have been committed in connection with a state office or an election on a constitutional amendment. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 928 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to reports of contributions and expenditures by legislative caucuses. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1265 81-0 (2009) Author: Hochberg, Scott
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the information about certain candidates required to be filed with the secretary of state. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1359 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the making or acceptance of political contributions in a courthouse; providing penalties. House: Elections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1400 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al. Relating to the creation of a public integrity unit in the office of the attorney general to prosecute offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses, and offenses involving insurance fraud. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1720 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the use of public funds by a political subdivision for political advertising or communications that contain false information relating to a ballot measure; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1941 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the election of the commissioner of insurance and qualifications of the commissioner and certain employees of the Texas Department of Insurance; providing civil penalties. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1997 81-0 (2009) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the making of political contributions to and acceptance of political contributions by statewide officers and members of the legislature before and during a special session of the legislature; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 2065 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the applicability of the moratoriums on the acceptance of certain political contributions and caucus contributions to contributions delivered by common or contract carrier. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2253 81-0 (2009) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the expenditure of funds for political advertising by a political subdivision. House: Elections Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2511 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Todd | et. al. Relating to political contributions and expenditures; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2525 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Todd
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to political expenditures made by a corporation or labor organization to finance the establishment and administration of a political committee. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2633 81-0 (2009) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon Relating to limits on political contributions and direct campaign expenditures by individuals; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2926 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the appointment of a campaign treasurer and filing of reports of political contributions and expenditures by certain candidates. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3048 81-0 (2009) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the availability on the Internet of reports of political expenditures and contributions filed in connection with certain county and municipal offices. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3146 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to public financing of campaigns for certain judicial offices and to limits on political contributions to and direct campaign expenditures made on behalf of judicial candidates, and officeholders, in connection with certain judicial offices; providing civil penalties. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3178 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to ethics of holders of and candidates for public office, public employees, and lobbyists; providing penalties. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3297 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to an annual state budget and legislative budget sessions in even-numbered years and to political contributions made during a legislative session. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3553 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to reporting by a registered lobbyist of persons compensating the lobbyist for political services provided by the lobbyist. House: Elections Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3843 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the election of the speaker of the house of representatives. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3921 81-0 (2009) Author: Pena, Aaron | et. al. Relating to the filing by political committees of reports of political contributions and expenditures in connection with a runoff election. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3922 81-0 (2009) Author: Pena, Aaron | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to notification sent by the Texas Ethics Commission to certain persons regarding deadlines to file reports. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3924 81-0 (2009) Author: Pena, Aaron | et. al. Relating to the provision of assistance by the Texas Ethics Commission in the reporting of political contributions and expenditures made in connection with offices of and measures proposed by local governmental entities. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4033 81-0 (2009) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to the provision of assistance by the Texas Ethics Commission in the reporting of political contributions and expenditures made in connection with offices of and measures proposed by local governmental entities and of expenditures made in connection with attempts to influence the actions of local governmental entities. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4057 81-0 (2009) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the regulation and reporting of political contributions and expenditures and legislative caucus contributions and expenditures. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 4060 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the period during which a judicial candidate or officeholder may accept political contributions. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 4215 81-0 (2009) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to making a voluntary contribution to a political party when registering a motor vehicle. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 4444 81-0 (2009) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the election of the speaker of the house of representatives; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4527 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the regulation of political contributions and expenditures by certain political subdivisions; providing penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 4548 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to recusal of a justice of the supreme court or judge of the court of criminal appeals based on political contributions accepted by the justice or judge from a person involved in a case before the justice or judge. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HJR 46 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit the attorney general to prosecute certain offenses arising under the campaign finance laws of this state. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HJR 66 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit the attorney general to prosecute offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses, and offenses involving insurance fraud. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 142 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to certain restrictions on a person who serves as secretary of state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 143 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to limits on political contributions and direct campaign expenditures by individuals; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 246 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to limits on political contributions and direct campaign expenditures by individuals, partnerships, partners, and limited liability companies; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 306 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the acknowledgment of a candidate's authorization of political advertising. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 307 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the regulation of telephone calls made by certain persons for political advertising purposes; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 321 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the filing and posting on the Internet of reports of political contributions and expenditures required in connection with the office of member of the board of trustees of a school district. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 613 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to political contributions and expenditures; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1142 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to the authority with whom campaign finance reports must be filed in connection with a judicial district office filled by the voters of only one county. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1152 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Relating to the making or acceptance of political contributions in a courthouse; providing penalties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1594 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to suspension of a driver's license for failure to pay a civil penalty imposed by the Texas Ethics Commission; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1795 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Pena, Aaron
Relating to the filing by political committees of reports of political contributions and expenditures in connection with a runoff election. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1808 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Pena, Aaron
Relating to notification sent by the Texas Ethics Commission to certain persons regarding deadlines to file reports. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1888 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the reporting by candidates, officeholders, and specific-purpose committees in connection with certain judicial offices of political contributions and expenditures following the end of the period during which those entities may accept political contributions. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2085 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the offense of unlawful use of public funds for political advertising by a political subdivision. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 2242 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Pena, Aaron
Relating to the provision of assistance by the Texas Ethics Commission in the reporting of political contributions and expenditures made in connection with offices of and measures proposed by local governmental entities. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 27 80-0 (2007) Author: Berman, Leo
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the filing of campaign finance reports with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 89 80-0 (2007) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to an exemption for certain political committees from the imposition of civil penalties for violating requirements for reporting political contributions and expenditures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 110 80-0 (2007) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to limits on political contributions and expenditures in connection with certain legislative and executive offices; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 111 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to limits on political contributions and direct campaign expenditures by individuals, partnerships, partners, and limited liability companies; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 392 80-0 (2007) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to certain political activities by a labor organization or an affiliate of a labor organization that receives state funds; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 647 80-0 (2007) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the making of political contributions to and acceptance of political contributions by statewide officers and members of the legislature before and during a special session of the legislature; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 686 80-0 (2007) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the name of political committees for supporting a candidate or assisting an officeholder. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 769 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the manner in which certain reports of political contributions and expenditures must be filed with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1041 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to restrictions on payment of certain loans with political contributions. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1085 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to political contributions and expenditures; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1201 80-0 (2007) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to political activities of labor organizations that accept certain public funds; providing a criminal penalty. House: Urban Affairs Postponed
HB 1328 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to political contributions and expenditures; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1381 80-0 (2007) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the date on which certain reports of political contributions and expenditures must be received by the appropriate authority. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1643 80-0 (2007) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to the use of political contributions to make payments in connection with the rental of certain real property. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1696 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the improper use of information contained in a report of political contributions and expenditures; creating an offense. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1807 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the regulation of electioneering communications made in connection with a political campaign; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1987 80-0 (2007) Author: Berman, Leo
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the offense of possessing another person's official ballot or official carrier envelope. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2021 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to regulations regarding political contributions, expenditures, and advertising; providing a civil penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2172 80-0 (2007) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the acceptance of political contributions by candidates for and holders of state executive and legislative offices and by specific-purpose committees related to those candidates and officeholders and to the reporting of political contributions and expenditures by those candidates, officeholders, and committees and by general-purpose committees; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2194 80-0 (2007) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to the late filing of a special report of political contributions and expenditures; providing a civil penalty. House: Elections Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2195 80-0 (2007) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the time of day by which a report must be filed electronically with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2491 80-0 (2007) Author: Berman, Leo
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to political expenditures made by a corporation or labor organization to finance the establishment and administration of a political committee. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2492 80-0 (2007) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the applicability of restrictions on corporate political contributions and expenditures to corporations organized under provisions of the Business Organizations Code. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2508 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the use of public resources to make communications that contain political messages; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Returned to committee
HB 2538 80-0 (2007) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the treatment of professional services for purposes of restricting the use of political contributions or reporting political contributions and expenditures; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2822 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the use of public funds by a political subdivision for communications that contain false information relating to a ballot measure; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3066 80-0 (2007) Author: Truitt, Vicki | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the use of political contributions to make payments in connection with the rental or purchase of certain real property; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3238 80-0 (2007) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to the removal of a political advertising sign after an election; providing a civil penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3869 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to political expenditures made by a corporation to finance the establishment and administration of a political committee. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3902 80-0 (2007) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the use of political contributions to make payments in connection with the rental of certain real property; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3925 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to certain restrictions on contributions and expenditures from political funds by a lobbyist, including penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
SB 64 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Strama, Mark
Relating to the reporting of political contributions accepted or political expenditures made near an election; providing a civil penalty. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 83 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to political contributions and expenditures; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 115 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to certain political activities by a labor organization or an affiliate of a labor organization that receives state funds; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 250 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to limits on political contributions and direct campaign expenditures by individuals; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 421 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the acknowledgment of a candidate's authorization of political advertising. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 423 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to limits on political contributions and direct campaign expenditures by individuals, partnerships, partners, and limited liability companies; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 599 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the regulation of telephone calls made by certain persons for political advertising purposes; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 602 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to political activities of labor organizations that accept certain public funds; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 921 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to public financing of campaigns for legislative or executive office and to limits on political contributions to and direct campaign expenditures made on behalf of candidates, officeholders, and political committees in connection with legislative or executive offices; providing civil penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1191 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to special reports filed with the Texas Ethics Commission by certain candidates and political committees after receiving large political contributions from a person. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1195 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to restrictions on the use of political contributions by certain state officers; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 72 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the regulation of electioneering communications made in connection with a political campaign; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Recalled from subcommittee
HB 73 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to restrictions on payment of certain loans with political contributions. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 159 79-0 (2005) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to expenditures of funds by a school district to advertise a referendum. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 350 79-0 (2005) Author: Hochberg, Scott
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the filing of certain reports of political contributions and expenditures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 906 79-0 (2005) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the making, authorization, and acceptance of political contributions in certain state buildings; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Left pending in subcommittee
HB 913 79-0 (2005) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to a special office in the Texas Ethics Commission to investigate criminal conduct related to political funds and campaigns. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1071 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the format in which certain reports of political contributions and expenditures are filed. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1104 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to limits on political contributions and direct campaign expenditures by individuals; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1348 79-0 (2005) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to political contributions and expenditures; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 1615 79-0 (2005) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to requirements for software for electronic filing with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1647 79-0 (2005) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the appointment of a campaign treasurer and the filing of reports by a political party's county executive committee that accepts or makes a certain amount of political contributions or expenditures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1664 79-0 (2005) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the reporting of political contributions and expenditures by certain political committees. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1800 79-0 (2005) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to corrected reports, registrations, and statements filed with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1863 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the termination of a campaign treasurer appointment. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1953 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the manner in which certain reports of political contributions and expenditures must be filed with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2249 79-0 (2005) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the reporting of loans made for political campaign or officeholder purposes. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2250 79-0 (2005) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to restricting the making and acceptance of political contributions near an election; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2937 79-0 (2005) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to limits on political contributions and expenditures in connection with certain legislative and executive offices; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3148 79-0 (2005) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to civil liability for violations of law involving the making, acceptance, or reporting of political contributions and expenditures. House: Elections Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 3167 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the reporting of political contributions and expenditures by certain political committees. House: Elections Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3210 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the regulation of political contributions and expenditures made by professional corporations. House: Elections Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 3220 79-0 (2005) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to additional reporting requirements for political contributions and expenditures in regard to certain constitutional amendment elections. House: Elections Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 3291 79-0 (2005) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to political contributions and expenditures; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 3296 79-0 (2005) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to authorizing a general-purpose political committee to conduct a raffle to raise money for political purposes. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3315 79-0 (2005) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to state compensation for certain primary election expenses. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3347 79-0 (2005) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to certain political contributions and expenditures; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Recalled from subcommittee
HB 3380 79-0 (2005) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the laws administered by the Texas Ethics Commission for the fair conduct of elections and election campaigns; providing penalties. House: Elections Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 3462 79-0 (2005) Author: Baxter, Todd Relating to the lease of real property by a candidate for public office from a corporation, association, or labor organization; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Left pending in subcommittee
SB 649 79-0 (2005) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to political contributions and expenditures; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 1161 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to corrected reports, registrations, and statements filed with the Texas Ethics Commission. Senate: Administration Reported engrossed
SB 1277 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to political expenditures made by a corporation to finance the establishment and administration of a political committee. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1350 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to campaign finance reporting. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1493 79-0 (2005) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the laws administered by the Texas Ethics Commission for the fair conduct of elections and election campaigns; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Considered in public hearing
HB 110 79-3 (2006) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to limits on political contributions and direct campaign expenditures by individuals; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 145 79-3 (2006) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to limits on political contributions and direct campaign expenditures by individuals, partnerships, partners, and limited liability companies; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 52 78-0 (2003) Author: Wolens, Steven | et. al. Relating to a limitation on the acceptance of campaign contributions by candidates for judicial office. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 266 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to restrictions on payment of certain loans with political contributions. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 283 78-0 (2003) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to the making of political contributions to or the acceptance of political contributions by statewide officeholders and members of the legislature during the period in which the governor may veto a bill. House: Elections Subcommittee members named
HB 310 78-0 (2003) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the financing of campaigns for certain local government offices; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 736 78-0 (2003) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to use of the internal mail system of a governmental agency to deliver political advertising; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 795 78-0 (2003) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to the functions of the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Ethics, Select Meeting cancelled
HB 952 78-0 (2003) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the date on which the moratorium on making or accepting political contributions before or during a regular legislative session begins. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 966 78-0 (2003) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to enforcement of requirements relating to the filing of certain financial statements and campaign finance reports. House: Elections Subcommittee members named
HB 999 78-0 (2003) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to electronic reporting of political contributions and expenditures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1501 78-0 (2003) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to the filing of campaign treasurer appointments and reports of political contributions and expenditures by candidates for, holders of, and specific-purpose committees for supporting or opposing candidates for or assisting holders of county, precinct, and certain district offices. House: Elections Subcommittee members named
HB 1513 78-0 (2003) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to salary deductions from public school employees for political purposes; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1579 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the regulation of certain political contributions, political expenditures, and political advertising; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1580 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to limits on political contributions to and direct campaign expenditures made on behalf of certain candidates, officeholders, and political committees; providing civil penalties. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1581 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the reporting of information relating to the occupation and employer of persons making certain political contributions or contributions to legislative caucuses. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1582 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to nonpartisan elections for statewide judicial office, to the regulation of political contributions and expenditures in connection with statewide judicial office, and to the public financing of campaigns for statewide judicial office; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1583 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the regulation of political contributions to certain judicial candidates. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1602 78-0 (2003) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the availability on the Internet of electronic reports of political contributions and expenditures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1606 78-0 (2003) Author: Wolens, Steven
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to ethics of public servants, including the functions and duties of the Texas Ethics Commission; the regulation of political contributions, political advertising, lobbying, and conduct of public servants; and the reporting of political contributions and personal financial information; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Ethics, Select
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1991 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to the definition of a contribution for purposes of the regulation and reporting of political contributions. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2158 78-0 (2003) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the regulation of political contributions to judicial candidates and officeholders. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2195 78-0 (2003) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the regulation and reporting of certain political contributions, political expenditures, and political advertising. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2196 78-0 (2003) Author: Farabee, David Relating to limits on political contributions to and direct expenditures made on behalf of legislative candidates, officeholders, and political committees supporting or opposing such candidates; providing civil penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2269 78-0 (2003) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to an annual state budget and legislative budget sessions in even-numbered years and to political contributions made during a legislative session. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3096 78-0 (2003) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the penalty for the failure to timely file a report of political contributions and expenditures with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report printed and distributed
HCR 295 78-0 (2003) Author: Wolens, Steven
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections to H.B. No. 1606. Signed by the Governor
HCR 297 78-0 (2003) Author: Hartnett, Will Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections to H.B. No. 1606. Tabled
HJR 13 78-0 (2003) Author: Wolens, Steven | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting judicial candidates from accepting political contributions except during the year preceding and the six months following an election and changing the terms of office of certain justices and judges. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 168 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to electronic reporting of political contributions and expenditures for certain candidates and officeholders. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 244 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Puente, Robert
Relating to the making of political contributions to or the acceptance of political contributions by statewide officeholders and members of the legislature during the period in which the governor may veto a bill. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 268 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the functions of the Texas Ethics Commission. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SB 649 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the reporting of political contributions and expenditures. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1616 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to expenditures for certain advertising that identifies a candidate; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1850 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to civil penalties for violations of certain reporting requirements relating to political contributions and expenditures. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the regulation of certain political contributions, political expenditures, and political advertising; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 3 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to limits on political contributions to and direct campaign expenditures made on behalf of certain candidates, officeholders, and political committees; providing civil penalties. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to nonpartisan elections for statewide judicial office, to the regulation of political contributions and expenditures in connection with statewide judicial office, and to the public financing of campaigns for statewide judicial office; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Judicial Affairs Subcommittee members named
HB 167 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the regulation of political contributions to certain unopposed judicial candidates; providing a civil penalty. House: Judicial Affairs Subcommittee members named
HB 407 77-0 (2001) Author: Denny, Mary
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the reporting of certain political contributions made in connection with a statewide office. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 408 77-0 (2001) Author: Shields, John | et. al. Relating to misrepresentation concerning political activity of a tax-exempt organization; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Considered in Calendars
HB 441 77-0 (2001) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the disposition of unexpended political contributions. House: Elections Subcommittee members named
HB 442 77-0 (2001) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to limits on certain political contributions and to disclosure limits in the reporting of political contributions and expenditures. House: Elections Subcommittee members named
HB 552 77-0 (2001) Author: Mowery, Anna Relating to limits on political contributions to and direct campaign expenditures made on behalf of certain candidates, officeholders, and political committees; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Subcommittee members named
HB 582 77-0 (2001) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to the filing of reports of political contributions and expenditures by holders of and candidates for certain offices in counties over 500,000. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 654 77-0 (2001) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to limiting the period for making or accepting certain political contributions before a regular legislative session. House: Elections Subcommittee members named
HB 708 77-0 (2001) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al. Relating to the reporting of certain political contributions and political expenditures; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1061 77-0 (2001) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the filing of reports of political contributions and expenditures in regard to an office of a statutory county court. House: Judicial Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1286 77-0 (2001) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the use of funds raised for federal office in connection with an office of state government; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1353 77-0 (2001) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the regulation of political contributions and political expenditures for legislative office. House: Elections Subcommittee members named
HB 1956 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to restrictions on payment of certain loans with political contributions. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2304 77-0 (2001) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to removing the requirement for duplicate political reporting for candidates for federal office. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2359 77-0 (2001) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to permitting political contributions and expenditures generated from certain funds of certain labor organizations. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2434 77-0 (2001) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the reporting of offers of money made to candidates, officeholders, and political committees. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2435 77-0 (2001) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain political contributions and political expenditures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2504 77-0 (2001) Author: Danburg, Debra
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to clarifying certain provisions of the law regulating political funds and campaigns. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2526 77-0 (2001) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to political activity of and political contributions made by certain persons to members of or candidates for the State Board of Education. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3065 77-0 (2001) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to political contributions to and conflicts of interest of members of governing bodies and employees of state agencies and former members or employees; providing criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3287 77-0 (2001) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the reporting of certain political contributions and political expenditures. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3496 77-0 (2001) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to political contributions to candidates for and members of the State Board of Education; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 6 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al. Relating to the fair conduct of elections and election campaigns; providing penalties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Elections
SB 124 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry
Relating to electronic reporting of political contributions and expenditures for certain candidates and officeholders. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 423 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the use of funds raised for federal office in connection with an office of state government; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 720 77-0 (2001) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to regulating certain political contributions made by judicial candidates and officeholders. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 822 77-0 (2001) Author: West, Royce Relating to the regulation of political contributions to judicial candidates and officeholders. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
No action taken in committee
SB 823 77-0 (2001) Author: West, Royce Relating to the regulation of political contributions to certain judicial candidates. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 1277 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to political contributions to candidates for and members of the State Board of Education; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1499 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to implementation of annual legislative sessions, to allowing for an annual budget, and to political contributions made during a legislative session. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the regulation of certain political contributions, political expenditures, and political advertising; providing civil penalties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Point of order sustained
HB 10 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al. Relating to nonpartisan elections for statewide judicial office, to the regulation of political contributions and expenditures in connection with statewide judicial office, and to the public financing of campaigns for statewide judicial office; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 218 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to regulating and reporting certain political contributions and certain political expenditures and to regulating certain political advertising; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 403 76-0 (1999) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the making and acceptance of political contributions immediately before a regular legislative session convenes. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 407 76-0 (1999) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to certain restrictions on the use of labor union dues; providing penalties. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 776 76-0 (1999) Author: Bosse, Fred Relating to limiting political contributions for certain offices; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1068 76-0 (1999) Author: McReynolds, Jim
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the wording of certain political advertising and campaign communications. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1158 76-0 (1999) Author: Mowery, Anna Relating to limits on political contributions to and direct campaign expenditures made on behalf of certain candidates, officeholders, and political committees; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1215 76-0 (1999) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the reporting of offers of money made to candidates, officeholders, and political committees. House: Elections Considered in Calendars
HB 1421 76-0 (1999) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to limits on certain political contributions and to disclosure limits in the reporting of political contributions and expenditures. House: Elections Considered in Calendars
HB 1724 76-0 (1999) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to contracts for professional services in certain counties; providing a civil penalty. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1835 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to restrictions on payment of certain loans with political contributions. House: Elections Considered in Calendars
HB 1880 76-0 (1999) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to certain expenditures by corporations and labor organizations for appearances by candidates for public office. House: Elections Considered in Calendars
HB 1893 76-0 (1999) Author: Averitt, Kip | et. al. Relating to limiting the period for making or accepting certain contributions before a regular legislative session. House: Elections Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 1955 76-0 (1999) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the disposition of unexpended political contributions. House: Elections Considered in Calendars
HB 1957 76-0 (1999) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to certain agreements between economic development corporations and persons engaged in certain political activities; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1958 76-0 (1999) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to reporting of certain political contributions; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1959 76-0 (1999) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to certain reports of political contributions and expenditures by candidates. House: Elections Considered in Calendars
HB 2003 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to limiting the period for making or accepting certain contributions before a regular legislative session. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 2163 76-0 (1999) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the name of certain political committees. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2221 76-0 (1999) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the regulation of certain political contributions by candidates; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 2222 76-0 (1999) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the regulation of certain political contributions by candidates; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 2225 76-0 (1999) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the regulation of certain political contributions and political expenditures; providing a civil penalty. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 2436 76-0 (1999) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to procedures for and access to reports of political contributions and expenditures; providing a civil penalty. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 2494 76-0 (1999) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the reporting of political expenditures. House: Elections Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 2611 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al.
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to electronic reporting of certain political contributions and political expenditures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2612 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to reporting of political contributions and expenditures by certain out-of-state political committees. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 2716 76-0 (1999) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to certain reports of political contributions and expenditures by candidates. House: Elections Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2749 76-0 (1999) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to disclosures in connection with telephone advertising or polling in connection with political campaigns; providing a civil penalty. House: Elections Reported favorably as substituted
HB 2784 76-0 (1999) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to extending the period for making or accepting political contributions before a regular legislative session in certain circumstances. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 3049 76-0 (1999) Author: Counts, David Relating to prohibiting certain agreements between economic development corporations and persons engaged in certain political activities; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 3140 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to participation in certain decisions by state officers; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3202 76-0 (1999) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to public access to reports of political contributions and expenditures on the Internet. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 3205 76-0 (1999) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to reporting of certain political contributions; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3325 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to reporting of political contributions and expenditures by certain out-of-state political committees. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 3461 76-0 (1999) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain political contributions and political expenditures; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 3592 76-0 (1999) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to reporting of certain political contributions; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
SB 418 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to procedures for and access to reports of political contributions and expenditures; providing a civil penalty. Senate: State Affairs Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 895 76-0 (1999) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to reporting of political contributions and expenditures and to civil penalties for late reports. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 909 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to reporting of political contributions and expenditures by certain out-of-state political committees. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 936 76-0 (1999) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to certain expenditures by corporations and labor organizations for nonpartisan voter registration or get-out-the-vote campaigns; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: State Affairs Tagged in committee
SB 972 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to procedures for and access to reports of political contributions and expenditures. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1364 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to out-of-state political committees. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Elections
SB 1517 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to registration of persons conducting surveys of members of the legislature; providing civil penalties. Senate: State Affairs Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1699 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to regulating and reporting certain political contributions and certain political expenditures and to regulating certain political advertising; providing criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1726 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the filing of certain judicial office campaign treasurer appointments and campaign finance reports. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1836 76-0 (1999) Author: Sibley, David Relating to certain expenditures by corporations and labor organizations for appearances by candidates for public office. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1865 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to regulating and reporting certain political contributions and political expenditures; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 35 75-0 (1997) Author: Goolsby, Tony | et. al.
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to a voluntary code of fair campaign practices. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 48 75-0 (1997) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the penalty for late filing of a report of political contributions and expenditures or a personal financial disclosure statement. House: Elections Subcommittee meeting cancelled
HB 49 75-0 (1997) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to making or accepting a political contribution in connection with certain offices or a contribution to a legislative caucus during a special legislative session. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 50 75-0 (1997) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the regulation of political contributions and political expenditures in connection with certain judicial candidates and officeholders. House: Elections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 90 75-0 (1997) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the verification of reports of political contributions and political expenditures. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 131 75-0 (1997) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to political contributions made in connection with certain judicial offices. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 285 75-0 (1997) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to the offense of perjury under Title 15, Election Code. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 464 75-0 (1997) Author: Zbranek, Zeb Relating to certain information that must be disclosed in political advertising. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 631 75-0 (1997) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to the criminal penalties for late filing of a report of political contributions and expenditures or a personal financial statement. House: Elections Subcommittee meeting cancelled
HB 643 75-0 (1997) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to compliance with financial reporting requirements as a qualification for public office. House: Elections Left pending in subcommittee
HB 665 75-0 (1997) Author: Krusee, Mike | et. al. Relating to the contents of reports of political contributions. House: Elections Subcommittee meeting cancelled
HB 754 75-0 (1997) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to the making and reporting of certain political contributions and expenditures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 899 75-0 (1997) Author: Mowery, Anna Relating to limits on political contributions to and direct campaign expenditures made on behalf of certain candidates, officeholders, and political committees; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Subcommittee meeting cancelled
HB 1374 75-0 (1997) Author: Zbranek, Zeb Relating to political contributions from one general-purpose committee to another. House: Elections Subcommittee meeting cancelled
HB 1417 75-0 (1997) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to restrictions on contributions or expenditures by political action committees. House: Elections Subcommittee meeting cancelled
HB 1627 75-0 (1997) Author: Clark, Ron Relating to a notice requirement for political advertising signs. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1969 75-0 (1997) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to limits on certain political contributions and direct campaign expenditures; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Subcommittee meeting cancelled
HB 2494 75-0 (1997) Author: Zbranek, Zeb Relating to regulating certain political contributions and direct campaign expenditures made by individuals; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Subcommittee meeting cancelled
HB 2495 75-0 (1997) Author: Zbranek, Zeb Relating to regulating certain political contributions and direct campaign expenditures made by general-purpose political committees; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Subcommittee meeting cancelled
HB 2675 75-0 (1997) Author: Zbranek, Zeb Relating to the disposition of unexpended political contributions by certain unsuccessful candidates; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Subcommittee meeting cancelled
HB 2888 75-0 (1997) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to procedures for and access to reports of political contributions and expenditures. House: Elections Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2943 75-0 (1997) Author: Sadler, Paul Relating to regulating certain political contributions, political expenditures, and political advertising; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Subcommittee meeting cancelled
HB 2975 75-0 (1997) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to reporting of political contributions and expenditures by certain general-purpose political committees. House: Elections Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3140 75-0 (1997) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the reporting of certain political contributions and political expenditures and to the regulation of political advertising. House: Elections Subcommittee meeting cancelled
HB 3207 75-0 (1997) Author: Wolens, Steven
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the regulation of political contributions and expenditures and political advertising, the registration of lobbyists, personal financial disclosure by certain holders of and candidates for public office, restrictions on certain representation before a state agency by a member of the legislature, and the publication of summaries of opinions of the Texas Ethics Commission; providing a civil penalty. Texas Ethics Commission; providing a civil penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 3332 75-0 (1997) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al. Relating to regulating and reporting certain political contributions and certain political expenditures and to regulating certain political advertising; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Returned to Calendars Committee
HB 3370 75-0 (1997) Author: Junell, Robert
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to a gift, political contribution or activity of an officer or employee of the Texas Lottery Commission or a former officer or employee of the Texas Lottery Commission. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 3455 75-0 (1997) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to reporting political contributions and expenditures. House: Elections Subcommittee members named
HB 3569 75-0 (1997) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to bank accounts in the name of candidates for public office. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
HJR 56 75-0 (1997) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to prescribe compliance with financial reporting requirements as a qualification for public office. House: Elections Left pending in subcommittee
HJR 113 75-0 (1997) Author: Bailey, Kevin Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to legislative elections and campaign finances, standards of conduct for legislators and legislative staff, conflicts of interest by legislators, and the compensation of legislators and the lieutenant governor. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 96 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry
Relating to the regulation of political contributions and political expenditures in connection with certain judicial candidates and officeholders; providing a penalty. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1686 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain political contributions, political expenditures, and political advertising; providing criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 1780 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to procedures for and access to reports of political contributions and expenditures. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1804 75-0 (1997) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the contents of reports of political contributions. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 21 74-0 (1995) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to a voluntary code of fair campaign practices. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 262 74-0 (1995) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to the regulation of political contributions, political expenditures, and political advertising in connection with certain judicial candidates and officeholders, to the disclosure of certain relationships between judges and attorneys, and to personal financial statements filed by certain judicial officeholders; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 483 74-0 (1995) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al.
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Relating to the making and reporting of certain political contributions and expenditures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 484 74-0 (1995) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al. Relating to the contents of campaign treasurer appointments made by candidates for certain offices. House: Elections No action taken in subcommittee
HB 485 74-0 (1995) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to the characterization of expenses incurred in connection with a meeting of an organization or club affiliated with a political party. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 550 74-0 (1995) Author: Moreno, Paul Relating to requiring political advertising on billboards to indicate a candidate's party alignment; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 558 74-0 (1995) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the reporting of offers of money made to candidates, officeholders, and political committees. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 926 74-0 (1995) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to the regulation of political contributions and expenditures in connection with certain judicial candidates and officeholders and to the disclosure by a judge of certain special relationships with attorneys; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections No action taken in subcommittee
HB 990 74-0 (1995) Author: Mowery, Anna Relating to limits on political contributions to and direct campaign expenditures made on behalf of certain officeholders, candidates, and political committees; providing criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 998 74-0 (1995) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to loans made from the personal funds of a candidate or officeholder and to the disclosure required on political advertising. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1110 74-0 (1995) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to political contributions and expenditures in connection with and the public financing of campaigns for the supreme court and to the increase of certain fees collected by clerks of court; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections No action taken in subcommittee
HB 1126 74-0 (1995) Author: Bosse, Fred Relating to limiting political contributions for certain offices; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1165 74-0 (1995) Author: De La Garza, Eddie Relating to reports filed by certain business entities that receive funds from candidates or political committees. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1704 74-0 (1995) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to venue for criminal offenses under Title 15, Election Code. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1840 74-0 (1995) Author: Hirschi, John Relating to reporting requirements for candidates, officeholders, and political committees that accept political contributions or make political expenditures that do not exceed a specified amount. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1860 74-0 (1995) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to political contributions and expenditures in connection with certain judicial candidates and officeholders and to personal financial disclosure statements filed by certain judicial candidates and officeholders. House: Elections No action taken in subcommittee
HB 1883 74-0 (1995) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to political contributions by certain attorneys to certain judicial candidates or officeholders; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections No action taken in subcommittee
HB 2048 74-0 (1995) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the affidavit on campaign and officeholder reports. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2086 74-0 (1995) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to the offense of perjury under Title 15, Election Code. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2393 74-0 (1995) Author: Brady, Kevin Relating to limits on political contributions and political expenditures and to certain political advertising; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 13 74-0 (1995) Author: Montford, John | et. al. Relating to the regulation of political contributions and expenditures in connection with certain judicial candidates and officeholders and to the disclosure by a judge of certain special relationships with attorneys; providing criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 94 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of political contributions, political expenditures, and political advertising in connection with certain judicial candidates and officeholders and to personal financial statements filed by certain judicial officeholders; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
SB 452 74-0 (1995) Author: Rosson, Peggy
Sponsor: Hochberg, Scott
Relating to powers and duties of the Texas Ethics Commission, to powers and duties of persons acting under certain laws administered by the commission, and to the registration of persons who represent inmates for compensation. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 1244 74-0 (1995) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to limiting political contributions for statewide and legislative offices; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 12 73-0 (1993) Author: Carona, John Relating to late reports of political contributions and expenditures. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 68 73-0 (1993) Author: Goolsby, Tony
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to a voluntary code of fair campaign practices. House: Elections
Senate: Cmte of the Whole on Red., Ethics & Elections
Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 598 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, Jack Relating to the reporting of certain direct campaign expenditures by a candidate or officeholder. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 720 73-0 (1993) Author: Schechter, Sue Relating to political contributions made to and accepted by certain judicial candidates and officeholders; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 956 73-0 (1993) Author: Mowery, Anna Relating to limits on political contributions to and direct campaign expenditures made on behalf of certain officeholders, candidates, and political committees; providing criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1049 73-0 (1993) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to political contributions and expenditures in connection with and the financing of campaigns for the supreme court and to the increase of certain fees collected by clerks of court; providing criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1997 73-0 (1993) Author: Brady, Kevin Relating to limits on political contributions and direct campaign expenditures made by individuals and general-purpose committees to certain officeholders, candidates, and political committees; providing criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2201 73-0 (1993) Author: Schechter, Sue Relating to political contributions to and accepted by certain candidates and officeholders; political reporting by certain candidates and officeholders; personal financial statements filed by certain candidates and officeholders; appointments made by certain judicial officers; and, providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2424 73-0 (1993) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to political contributions and expenditures in connection with campaigns for certain judicial offices; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2469 73-0 (1993) Author: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis Relating to technical and substantive amendments to the laws relating to ethics of public servants, including laws governing the Texas Ethics Commission, communications to influence legislation or administrative action, the filing of personal financial statements, conflicts of interest, the giving or acceptance of certain benefits, and political funds; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2666 73-0 (1993) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to technical and substantive amendments to the laws relating to ethics of public servants, including laws governing the Texas Ethics Commission, communications to influence legislation or administrative action, the filing of personal financial statements, conflicts of interest, the giving or acceptance of certain benefits, and political funds and political advertising; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2756 73-0 (1993) Author: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis Relating to reporting procedures under Title 15, Election Code. House: State Affairs No action taken in subcommittee
HB 2803 73-0 (1993) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the election of the speaker of the house of representatives and political campaign funds used in a campaign for speaker of the house of representatives; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2804 73-0 (1993) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to political contributions and expenditures, public financing of supreme court campaigns, and the rate of occupation tax on attorneys; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 309 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Danburg, Debra | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of political contributions, political expenditures, and political advertising in connection with certain judicial candidates and officeholders, to personal financial statements filed by certain judicial officeholders, and to certain appointments made by trial judges; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections
Senate: Cmte of the Whole on Red., Ethics & Elections
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 739 73-0 (1993) Author: Rosson, Peggy Relating to the amendment of certain reports required by law. Senate: Cmte of the Whole on Red., Ethics & Elections No action taken in subcommittee
SB 740 73-0 (1993) Author: Rosson, Peggy Relating to certain expenditures attributable to groups under the lobbyist registration law. Senate: Cmte of the Whole on Red., Ethics & Elections Referred to s/c on Elections & Ethics by Pres
SB 745 73-0 (1993) Author: Rosson, Peggy Relating to the nature and reporting of accounts under Title 15 of the Election Code. Senate: Cmte of the Whole on Red., Ethics & Elections Referred to s/c on Elections & Ethics by Pres
SB 1005 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven | et. al.
Sponsor: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis
Relating to technical and substantive amendments to the laws relating to ethics of public servants, including laws governing the Texas Ethics Commission, communications to influence legislation or administrative action, the filing of personal financial statements, conflicts of interest, the giving or acceptance of certain benefits, and political funds and political advertising; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Cmte of the Whole on Red., Ethics & Elections
House passage as amended reported
HB 1 72-0 (1991) Author: Laney, James | et. al. Relating to ethics of public servants, including the composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Ethics Commission; to registration, reporting, and restrictions concerning expenditures made to influence legislation or administrative action; to personal financial statements filed by state officers and employees; to the giving or acceptance of certain benefits; and to restrictions and reporting concerning political contributions and expenditures; making an appropriation; and providing penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 29 72-0 (1991) Author: Willy, John Relating to implementation of annual legislative sessions and to political contributions made during a legislative session. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 82 72-0 (1991) Author: Clemons, Billy Relating to payments from political contributions for housing or household expenses; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 174 72-0 (1991) Author: Denton, Betty Relating to ethics and accountability in state government and elections; to the composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Elections and Ethics Commission; to registration, reporting, and restrictions concerning expenditures made to influence legislation or administrative action; to personal financial statements filed by state officers and employees; and to the acceptance, use, and reporting of political contributions and expenditures; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 273 72-0 (1991) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to a voluntary code of fair campaign practices. House: Elections Reported from s/c favorably with amendments
HB 383 72-0 (1991) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank Relating to restrictions and reporting requirements in connection with political contributions from an out-of-state political committee. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 385 72-0 (1991) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank Relating to the timely filing of reports of political contributions and expenditures. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 761 72-0 (1991) Author: Eckels, Robert | et. al. Relating to ethics and accountability in state government, to the composition, powers, and duties of the State Ethics Commission, to expenditures made to influence legislation or administrative action, to the filing of personal financial statements, to the receipt of certain compensation, and to political contributions and expenditures; making an appropriation; and providing civil and criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 919 72-0 (1991) Author: Yost, Gerald Relating to implementation of annual legislative sessions and to political contributions made during a legislative session. House: State Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 1440 72-0 (1991) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the designation of a portion of dues in certain employee organizations as contributions to the organization's political committee. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1637 72-0 (1991) Author: Russell, Sam
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to the date by which a general-purpose committee must file a monthly report under Title 15, Election Code. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 1751 72-0 (1991) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Relating to documentation of the facts on which a claim in a political advertisement is based; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 2444 72-0 (1991) Author: Russell, Sam Relating to limitations on political contributions and expenditures; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Posting rule suspended
HB 2480 72-0 (1991) Author: Berlanga, Hugo | et. al. Relating to political contributions made by individuals, corporations, and other entities, to political contributions and expenditures made by political committees, and to contributions to inaugural committees; providing criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2589 72-0 (1991) Author: Martinez, Roman Relating to financing of elections. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2711 72-0 (1991) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the regulation and reporting of political funds. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1 72-0 (1991) Author: Glasgow, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Laney, James
Relating to ethics of public servants, including the composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Ethics Commission; to registration, reporting, and restrictions concerning expenditures made to influence legislation or administrative action; to personal financial statements filed by public officers and employees; to the giving or acceptance of certain benefits; to restrictions and reporting concerning political contributions and expenditures; and providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 342 72-0 (1991) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to conducting and financing primary elections. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
SB 440 72-0 (1991) Author: Lyon, Ted
Sponsor: Stiles, Mark
Relating to the designation of a portion of dues in certain employee organizations as contributions to the organization's political committee. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
1st Printing sent to Calendars
SB 1022 72-0 (1991) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to reports required to be filed by certain candidates under Title 15, Election Code, and to penalties for failure to report political contributions or expenditures. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
SJR 8 72-0 (1991) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Gibson, Bruce
Proposing a constitutional amendment to establish the Texas Ethics Commission and to authorize the commission to recommend the salary of members of the legislature and the lieutenant governor, subject to voter approval, and to set the per diem for those officials, subject to a limit. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 128 72-1 (1991) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to a voluntary code of fair campaign practices. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 207 72-1 (1991) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to prohibiting the making and acceptance of political contributions during a special legislative session. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 97 72-2 (1991) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to prohibiting the making and acceptance of political contributions during a special legislative session. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 288 71-0 (1989) Author: Hury, James Relating to political contributions in connection with certain judicial offices; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Reported from s/c favorably w/sub.
HB 350 71-0 (1989) Author: Beauchamp, Jerry Relating to political contributions in connection with certain judicial offices; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 442 71-0 (1989) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank Relating to reporting requirements in connection with political contributions from an out-of-state political committee. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 820 71-0 (1989) Author: Hill, Anita | et. al.
Sponsor: Krier, Cynthia
Relating to the method of filing certain political funds reports immediately before an election. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 1067 71-0 (1989) Author: Hill, Patricia Relating to a prohibition on the receipt of certain political contributions immediately before and during a regular legislative session. House: Elections 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1603 71-0 (1989) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to political funds reporting requirements in connection with certain political club meetings. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 1747 71-0 (1989) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to political contributions in connection with and the financing of campaigns for certain judicial offices and the increase of certain fees collected by clerks of court; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2159 71-0 (1989) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to the revision of Title 15 of the Election Code regulating political funds and campaigns. House: Elections Transferred to Calendars Committee
HB 2178 71-0 (1989) Author: Hammond, Bill
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to a revision of Title 15, Election Code, regulating political funds and campaigns. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Returned from Senate as amended
HB 2490 71-0 (1989) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to the use of campaign and officeholders contributions. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2568 71-0 (1989) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine | et. al. Relating to contributions to a political party by a corporation or labor organization; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2589 71-0 (1989) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to reports of political contributions filed by a candidate for or holder of the office of supreme court justice or by a specific-purpose committee for supporting or opposing that candidate.... House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3057 71-0 (1989) Author: Williamson, Richard Relating to a revision of the Election Code regarding the regulation of political funds and campaigns and the disclosure of information of political funds and campaigns which is maintained by the secretary.... House: Elections 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 3058 71-0 (1989) Author: Williamson, Richard Relating to regulation of political funds and advertising. House: Elections Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 3 71-0 (1989) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to political contributions in connection with certain judicial offices; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: State Affairs Subcommittee meeting canceled
SB 336 71-0 (1989) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to a prohibition on the receipt of certain political contributions immediately before and during a regular legislative session. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 398 71-0 (1989) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to the method of filing certain political funds reports immediately before an election. Senate: State Affairs Meeting canceled
SB 776 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to political contributions in connection with judicial offices; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: State Affairs Meeting canceled
SB 1485 71-0 (1989) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the regulation of political funds and advertising. Senate: State Affairs Meeting canceled
HB 122 71-1 (1989) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to the regulation of political funds and campaigns. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 127 71-1 (1989) Author: Hudson, David Relating to making and receiving political contributions in the Capitol Complex; providing a penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 117 71-2 (1989) Author: Guerrero, Lena | et. al. Relating to ethics and accountability in state government and elections; to the composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Elections and Ethics Commission, to registration, reporting, and restrictions concerning.... Coauthor authorized
HB 7 71-3 (1990) Author: Guerrero, Lena Relating to ethics and accountability in state government and elections; to the composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Elections and Ethics Commission; to registration, reporting, and restrictions concerning.... House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 4 71-3 (1990) Author: Criss, Lloyd Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the compensation of members of the legislature and to the creation, powers, and duties of the State Ethics Enforcement Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 10 71-3 (1990) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to ethics and accountability in state government and elections; to the composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Elections and Ethics Commission; to registration, reporting, and restrictions concerning.... Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 164 71-4 (1990) Author: Melton, Bob Relating to ethics and accountability in state government and elections; to the composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Elections and Ethics Commission; to registration, reporting, and restrictions concerning.... House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 44 71-4 (1990) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to ethics and accountability in state government and elections; to the composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Elections and Ethics Commission; to registration, reporting, and restrictions concerning . . . Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 90 71-4 (1990) Author: Montford, John Relating to restrictions on the reimbursement of personal funds from political contributions and on payments made on certain loans; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 73 71-5 (1990) Author: Hury, James Relating to political contributions in connection with certain judicial offices; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
SB 48 71-6 (1990) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to ethics and accountability in state government and elections; to the composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Elections and Ethics Commission; to registration, reporting, . . . Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 137 70-0 (1987) Author: Gavin, John Relating to limitations on loans accepted or debts incurred by a candidate in connection with the candidate's campaign for public office. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1094 70-0 (1987) Author: McWilliams, Jim Relating to limitations on loans accepted or debts incurred by a candidate in connection with the candidate's campaign for public office. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1439 70-0 (1987) Author: Perry, Rick Relating to authorizing corporations and labor organizations to make limited political contributions to candidates for office-holders. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1607 70-0 (1987) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to the financing of campaigns for certain judicial offices and the increase of certain fees collected by clerks of the court. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1813 70-0 (1987) Author: Hilbert, Paul Relating to campaign treasurer appointments, statements of organization, and statements of political contributions and expenditures filed under Title 15, Election Code; to making, accepting, and using political contributions and expenditures; to rates charged for certain political advertising; and to the authority of the secretary of state in administering Title 15, Election Code; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1818 70-0 (1987) Author: Hilbert, Paul
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to a revision of Title 15 of the Election Code regulating political funds and campaigns; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 2002 70-0 (1987) Author: Hill, Patricia
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to deadlines for filing certain financial statements and to forms provided by the secretary of state. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2159 70-0 (1987) Author: Perry, Rick Relating to limitations on political contributions. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2366 70-0 (1987) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to donations made to political parties by corporations and labor organizations; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Transferred to Calendars Committee
HB 2367 70-0 (1987) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to statements of political contributions and expenditures filed by candidates for the legislature or statewide office before a regular legislative session is convened. House: Elections Pending in committee
HB 2388 70-0 (1987) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to a revision of Title 15 of the Election Code regulating political funds and campaigns; providing penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2396 70-0 (1987) Author: Patronella, David Relating to political contributions involving certain judicial offices; amending Title 15, Election Code, by adding Section 251.0051 and 251.0052. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 2397 70-0 (1987) Author: Patronella, David Relating to the limitation of campaign contributions to candidates for state judicial offices; providing criminal and civil penalties; and amending the Texas Election Code by adding Section 251.020. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 2550 70-0 (1987) Author: Williamson, Richard Relating to limitations on political contributions to candidates for certain judicial offices and persons holding those offices. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
SB 42 70-0 (1987) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to contributions and reporting of contributions in campaigns involving certain judicial offices; amending Title 15, Election Code, by adding Section 251.0051 and amending Subsection (d) of Section 251.011, Election Code, as amended. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably with substitute
SB 184 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to a revision of Title 15 of the Election Code regulating political funds and campaigns; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 465 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Chet
Sponsor: Hilbert, Paul
Relating to a revision of Title 15 of the Election Code regulating political funds and campaigns; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 553 70-0 (1987) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to political contributions involving certain judicial offices. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 722 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John Relating to political contributions. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 759 70-0 (1987) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to authorizing corporations and labor organizations to make limited political contributions to certain candidates, office-holders, or political committees. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 29 70-2 (1987) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to the financing of campaigns for certain judicial offices and the increase of certain fees collected by clerks of court; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections No action taken in committee
HB 318 69-0 (1985) Author: Gibson, Bruce
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to exempting unopposed candidates from filing reports required to be filed within 48 hours of accepting certain contributions. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 755 69-0 (1985) Author: Ceverha, Bill Relating to exempting unopposed candidates from filing reports required to be filed within 48 hours of accepting certain contributions. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1130 69-0 (1985) Author: Gavin, John Relating to loans accepted or debts incurred by a candidate in connection with the candidate's campaign for public office; providing a penalty. House: Elections 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1230 69-0 (1985) Author: Hollowell, Bill Relating to the prohibition on the personal use of political contributions accepted by a candidate or officeholder. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1389 69-0 (1985) Author: Wolens, Steven
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to prohibiting the imposition of penalties for the late filing of inconsequential amendments to sworn statements of political contributions and expenditures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1580 69-0 (1985) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to authorizing corporations to make political contributions to candidates and officeholders. House: Elections 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2051 69-0 (1985) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to the financing of campaigns for certain judicial offices and the increase of certain fees collected by clerks of court. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2338 69-0 (1985) Author: Blanton, Bill | et. al. Relating to a revision of Chapter 14 of the Texas Election Code regulating political funds and campaigns; providing penalties. House: Elections 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HJR 62 69-0 (1985) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the compensation of members of the legislature and of the lieutenant governor, and limiting campaign contributions and loans allowed in the election of a member of the legislature. House: State Affairs Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 93 69-0 (1985) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the qualifications of election judges and clerks. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in s/c
SB 429 69-0 (1985) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to political contributions involving certain judicial offices; adding a new Section 239e to Chapter 14, Texas Election Code, as amended. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably with substitute
SB 645 69-0 (1985) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to reporting of contributions in campaigns for judicial office; adding Subsection (C-2) to Section 243 of the Texas Election Code, as amended (Article 14.07, Vernon's Texas Election Code). Senate: State Affairs Record vote
SB 1068 69-0 (1985) Author: Edwards, Chet
Sponsor: Hackney, Clint
Relating to a revision of Chapter 14 of the Texas Election Code regulating political funds and campaigns; providing penalties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 1143 69-0 (1985) Author: Montford, John Relating to limitations on political contributions. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 43 68-0 (1983) Author: Thompson, Gary Relating to the filing of sworn statements under the political funds reporting and disclosure law. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 137 68-0 (1983) Author: Gibson, Bruce
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to the making and reporting of political contributions and expenditures before an election. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 142 68-0 (1983) Author: Jackson, Lee Relating to the making of a campaign expenditure by a political committee immediately before an election. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 987 68-0 (1983) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to the personal use of political contributions; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1213 68-0 (1983) Author: Smith, Terral
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to political contributions involving certain judicial offices. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to subcommittee
HB 1457 68-0 (1983) Author: Lee, El Franco Relating to the partial public financing of political campaigns. House: Elections Referred to Committee on Elections
HB 1493 68-0 (1983) Author: Patronella, David Relating to the designation and responsibilities of a principal political campaign treasurer. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1558 68-0 (1983) Author: Gandy, Charles Relating to disclosure of information regarding political expenditures. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1559 68-0 (1983) Author: Gandy, Charles Relating to the information required in a candidate's report regarding political contributions received and expenditures made by a political committee on behalf of the candidate. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1560 68-0 (1983) Author: Patronella, David Relating to the use of a name by a general-purpose political committee. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1595 68-0 (1983) Author: Patronella, David Relating to the reporting of certain information regarding persons making political contributions. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1597 68-0 (1983) Author: Patronella, David Relating to limitations on political contributions. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1890 68-0 (1983) Author: Hill, Gerald Relating to limits on political contributions involving certain judicial offices. House: Elections Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1923 68-0 (1983) Author: Presnal, Bill Relating to campaign reporting and disclosure. House: Elections No action taken
HB 2000 68-0 (1983) Author: Jackson, Lee Relating to the revision of the political funds reporting and disclosure law; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2154 68-0 (1983) Author: Turner, Jim
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Relating to revision of the political funds reporting and disclosure law and to regulation of the ethical conduct of public servants; providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2291 68-0 (1983) Author: Gandy, Charles Relating to limitations on political contributions. House: State Affairs See remarks
HR 519 68-0 (1983) Author: Turner, Jim Suspending house rules on House Bill 2154 to make appropriate changes in conference committee.
SB 42 68-0 (1983) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Gibson, Bruce
Relating to the making and accepting of political contributions and expenditures by a candidate or a political committee and the filing of a statement of organization; making special provisions for reports by legislative candidates or certain specific purpose committees during and after the ninth day before election day. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 510 68-0 (1983) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Gibson, Bruce
Relating to the requirement of an annual report from the secretary of state concerning the reporting of contributions and expenditures of political funds and activities in carrying out his duties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 511 68-0 (1983) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the reporting and acceptance of certain political contributions. Senate: State Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 512 68-0 (1983) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Gibson, Bruce
Relating to the designation of campaign treasurers and assistant campaign treasurers and to the activities, powers, duties, and liability of assistant campaign treasurers; providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 743 68-0 (1983) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to partial public financing for political campaigns. Senate: State Affairs Testimony taken
SB 949 68-0 (1983) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to limitations on political contributions. Senate: State Affairs See remarks
SB 1042 68-0 (1983) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to the use of a name by a general-purpose political committee. Senate: State Affairs See remarks
SB 1043 68-0 (1983) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to revision of the political funds reporting and disclosure law and to regulation of the ethical conduct of public servants; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 1099 68-0 (1983) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to the reporting of information regarding political expenditures and contributions and designation and duties of a principal campaign treasurer. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 1101 68-0 (1983) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to the reporting of certain information regarding persons making political contributions. Senate: State Affairs See remarks
SB 1103 68-0 (1983) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to the information required in a candidate's report regarding political contributions received and expenditures made by a political committee on behalf of the candidate. Senate: State Affairs See remarks
SB 1105 68-0 (1983) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to the designation and duties of a principal campaign treasurer. Senate: State Affairs See remarks
SB 1129 68-0 (1983) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to limitations on political contributions. Senate: State Affairs See remarks
SB 1272 68-0 (1983) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the length of time for preserving sworn statements filed under the political funds reporting and disclosure law. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SR 706 68-0 (1983) Author: Howard, Ed Authorizing Conference Committee on H.B. 2154 to incorporate certain language into bill which was deleted from H.B. 593.
HB 564 67-0 (1981) Author: Semos, Chris V. Relating to the filing of candidates' contribution and expenditure statements. House: Elections Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 626 67-0 (1981) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the form in which campaign contributions may be made. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 772 67-0 (1981) Author: Pennington, Randy Relating to entities that are authorized to make campaign contributions and expenditures for or against candidates. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 777 67-0 (1981) Author: Emmett, Ed Relating to the form in which political contributions may be made. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1214 67-0 (1981) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob
Sponsor: Meier, Bill
Relating to the spending limit on campaigns for positions on the State Board of Education. House: Public Education
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1302 67-0 (1981) Author: Hill, Gerald Relating to the return of unaccepted political contributions. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1390 67-0 (1981) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to disclosure of information by political committees. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1488 67-0 (1981) Author: Danburg, Debra
Sponsor: Doggett, Lloyd
Relating to the penalty for violating campaign reporting and disclosure laws by a candidate. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1563 67-0 (1981) Author: Shaw, Larry Relating to the contents of monthly political contribution and expenditure statements filed by general purpose political committees. House: Elections Comm. report printed & sent to Comm. on Local & Consent Cal.
HB 1584 67-0 (1981) Author: Hill, Gerald Relating to the limitation on campaign expenditures in connection with an election for membership on the State Board of Education. House: Public Education Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 1596 67-0 (1981) Author: Ware, Bob Relating to the filing of contribution and expenditure statement by candidates for speaker of the house of representatives. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1597 67-0 (1981) Author: Ware, Bob Relating to the penalty for failure to timely file political contribution and expenditure statements. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1620 67-0 (1981) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to political contributions by corporations and labor organizations in certain elections. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1709 67-0 (1981) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to the purposes for which political contributions may be used and to reporting requirements. House: Elections Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1710 67-0 (1981) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to the form and reporting of political contributions and expenditures. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1711 67-0 (1981) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to the information required in the reporting of political contributions by political committees. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1713 67-0 (1981) Author: Hill, Gerald Relating to the definition of candidate for purposes of reporting political funds by candidates. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1714 67-0 (1981) Author: Garcia, Matt Relating to the definitions of contribution and expenditure for purposes of political funds reporting by officeholders. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1716 67-0 (1981) Author: Peveto, Wayne Relating to periods in which political contributions to certain officeholders are prohibited. House: Elections Coauthor authorized
HB 1718 67-0 (1981) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to limitations on political contributions. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1790 67-0 (1981) Author: Horn, Jim
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to the notice of intent to file monthly political contribution and expenditure statements by a general purpose political committee. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1903 67-0 (1981) Author: Clayton, Bill
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to the making, accepting, and reporting of political contributions and expenditures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 386 67-0 (1981) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to the information required in the reporting of political contributions by political committees and candidates or officeholders and in notices to candidates or officeholders. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on Elections
SB 647 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the creation of an offense and penalty for using information contained in political contribution and expenditure statements for commercial purposes. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on Elections
SB 818 67-0 (1981) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to political contribution by corporations and labor organizations in certain elections. Senate: State Affairs Received from the Senate
SB 846 67-0 (1981) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the form and reporting of political contributions and expenditures. Senate: State Affairs No action taken
SB 847 67-0 (1981) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to periods in which political contributions to certain officeholders are prohibited; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs No action taken
SB 849 67-0 (1981) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the definition of candidate for purposes of reporting political funds by candidates. Senate: State Affairs No action taken
SB 879 67-0 (1981) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to the disclosure of certain information about payments made from contributions on political contribution and expenditure statements filed by candidates and officeholders on their behalf. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on Elections
HB 446 66-0 (1979) Author: Fox, Milton E. Relating to the appointment of campaign treasurers and assistant campaign treasurers. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 566 66-0 (1979) Author: Waters, Ron Relating to a limitation on certain political contributions. House: Elections Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 605 66-0 (1979) Author: Lalor, Lance Relating to the preservation of campaign contribution records. House: Elections Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 891 66-0 (1979) Author: Waters, Ron Relating to reporting of certain campaign contributions in the form of loans. House: Elections Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 999 66-0 (1979) Author: Bode, Mary Jane Relating to the appointment of campaign treasurers. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1585 66-0 (1979) Author: Bode, Mary Jane Relating to honoraria and appreciation benefits paid to public servants. House: Elections Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 1664 66-0 (1979) Author: Hill, Gerald Relating to the information required in the reporting of political contributions. House: Elections Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 1861 66-0 (1979) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to required disclosure of financial interest, activities, and gifts by elective officers and candidates for elective office in political subdivisions; providing a penalty. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 1899 66-0 (1979) Author: Lalor, Lance Relating to reporting and disclosure of political funds; providing penalties. House: Elections Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 415 66-0 (1979) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to limitation on certain political contributions. Senate: State Affairs Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 1040 66-0 (1979) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to information required in the reporting of political contributions. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 501 65-0 (1977) Author: Lalor, Lance Establishing a state elections commission to administer state laws regulating the financing of political compaigns and office-related activities of public officers, the filing of financial statements by public officers, and other matters. House: Elections Coauthor authorized
HB 640 65-0 (1977) Author: Lalor, Lance Relating to the conduct and financing of political campaigns for elective public offices and for the office of state chairman of a political party, and to the financing of office-related activities of public officers that are not financed with public funds; amending the Texas Election Code, as ameneded, in the following respects. House: Elections Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1315 65-0 (1977) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt An act pertaining to the reporting of contributions and expenditures in political campaigns; authorizing general purpose political committees to file monthly reports in lieu of other required by law; regulating the making and reporting of contributions by corporations or labor organizations to political committees for the establishment and administration thereof; providing for severability. House: Elections Referred to Committee on Calendars
HB 1362 65-0 (1977) Author: Brown, Albert "Al" Relating to the filing of financial statements with the secretary of state by candidates for certain offices. House: Elections Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 1583 65-0 (1977) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt Correcting invalidities, and ambiguities in the Texas Election Code and providing an optional filing method for general purpose political committees. House: Elections Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
SB 82 65-0 (1977) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to information required in the reporting of political contributions. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 92 65-0 (1977) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Providing partial public financing of the campaigns of candidates for the office of railroad commissioner. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 177 65-0 (1977) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to the prohibition of certain acts by individuals, corporations, and labor organizations relating to political contributions. Senate: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 451 65-0 (1977) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Hale, L. DeWitt
Amending the Political Funds Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1975 (Chapter 14, Texas Election Code) and conforming other provisions of the Texas Election Code to those amendments. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
90 Day Bill
SB 1146 65-0 (1977) Author: McKnight, Peyton Relating to political contributions and expenditures by corporations and labor unions. Senate: State Affairs Consideration withdrawn
SB 1160 65-0 (1977) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Brown, Albert "Al"
Relating to the time for filing of financial statements with the Secretary of State by candidates for certain offices. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
90 Day Bill
SB 1247 65-0 (1977) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to prohibiting campaign contributions to judges and judicial candidates by lawyers, groups of lawyers, bar associations, and other organizations requiring a law degree or law license as a prerequisite to membership and providing a penalty for violation. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably substituted
HB 4 64-0 (1975) Author: Bynum, Ben
Sponsor: Meier, Bill
Regulating and requiring the reporting of contributions and expenditures in behalf of or in opposition to candidates for nomination or election to public offices or in behalf of or in opposition to measures submitted to the voters; regulating and requiring the reporting of contributions to or for public officeholders and the expenditure of such contributions by or on behalf of the officeholders; regulating political advertising and other campaign communications; containing both civil and criminal penalties for violations; making an appropriation; providing for severability. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days
HB 299 64-0 (1975) Author: Pentony, Joe
Sponsor: Hance, Kent
Placing limits on the amount of campaign expenditures on behalf of candidates for certain offices; fixing civil and criminal penalties for violations. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days
HB 300 64-0 (1975) Author: Pentony, Joe Relating to campaign expenditures for public office; placing limits on the amount of expenditures on behalf of candidates for certain offices; requiring certain communications media accepting advertising on behalf of candidates subject to the expenditure limitations to file reports of expenditures made with the media; fixing civil and criminal penalties for violations. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 442 64-0 (1975) Author: Schieffer, Tom Relating to statements of campaign contributions and expenditures required of certain candidates who withdraw or decline a nomination; prescribing criminal and civil penalties. House: Elections Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 1043 64-0 (1975) Author: Lary, Camm Relating to the regulation and reporting of campaign contributions and expenditures in behalf of or in opposition to candidates for nomination or election to public office or in behalf of or in opposition to measures submitted to the voters, and to the regulation of political advertising; containing both civil and criminal penalties for violations. House: Elections Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 1225 64-0 (1975) Author: Wyatt, Jr., Joe Limiting campaign contributions and expenditures with respect to candidates for certain offices and with respect to certain political committees, and regulating the handling and reporting of the contributions and expenditures. House: Elections Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1368 64-0 (1975) Author: Cartlidge, Tom Placing limitations on campaign contributions and expenditures with respect to certain public offices and measures; prescribing civil and criminal penalties and providing for their enforcement. House: Elections Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1474 64-0 (1975) Author: Ribak, Abraham D. Limiting the amount of campaign expenditures on behalf of candidates for certain offices and regulating the filing of campaign statements; prescribing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 766 64-0 (1975) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to the regulating and reporting of campaign contributions and expenditures in behalf of or in opposition to candidates for nomination or election to public office or in behalf of or in opposition to measures submitted to the voters, and to the regulation of political advertising. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on Elections
SB 971 64-0 (1975) Author: Hance, Kent Limiting campaign contributions and expenditures with respect to candidates for certain offices and with respect to certain political committees, and regulating the handling and reporting of the contributions and expenditures. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 4 63-0 (1973) Author: Bynum, Ben
Sponsor: Meier, Bill
Regulating campaign contributions and expenditures and political advertising in behalf of or in opposition to candidates for nomination or election to public offices or in behalf of or in opposition to measures submitted to the voters; containing both civil and criminal penalties for violations. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
HB 8 63-0 (1973) Author: Allen, Joe
Sponsor: Gammage, R.A. "Bob"
Relating to contributions, loans, and expenditures for campaigns for the office of Speaker of the House of Representatives; providing penalties for violation. House: Rules
Senate: Jurisprudence
Signed by the Governor
HB 323 63-0 (1973) Author: Pentony, Joe Relating to campaign expenditures by candidates for public office; placing limits on the amount of expenditures on behalf of candidates for certain offices; requiring certain communications media accepting advertising on behalf of candidates subject to the expenditure limitations to file reports of expenditures made with the media; fixing civil and criminal penalties for violations. House: Elections Amended in committee
HB 444 63-0 (1973) Author: Coody, Bill Relating to statement of campaign contributions and expenditure filed by candidates for public office. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 861 63-0 (1973) Author: Agnich, Fred Relating to campaign contributions and expenditures of a candidate for the office of United States Senator or United State Representative. House: Elections Sent to Calendar Committee
HB 1550 63-0 (1973) Author: Harris, Ed Regulating campaign contributions and expenditures on behalf of or in opposition to candidates for nomination or election to statewide public offices; containing both civil and criminal penalties for violations; amending the Texas Election Code by amending Section 238 (Article 14.02, Vernon's Texas Election Code) and by adding Section 240a; and declaring an emergency. House: Elections Subcommittee hearing date
SB 68 63-0 (1973) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to recording and reporting of campaign contributions and expenditures by candidates for public office. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Sent to subcommittee
SB 366 63-0 (1973) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to campaign expenditure by candidate for certain public offices; placing limits on the amount of expenditures on behalf of a candidate for governor, lieutenant governor, or attorney general; requiring certain communications media accepting advertising on behalf of candidates subject to the expenditure limitations to file reports of expenditures made with the media; fixing civil and criminal penalties for violations. Senate: State Affairs Sent to subcommittee
HB 47 62-0 (1971) Author: Presnal, Bill Relating to limiting the amount of campaign expenditures by or on behalf of a candidate for public office; providing civil and criminal penalties for violation.
HB 421 62-0 (1971) Author: Poff, Jr., Bryan Relating to public disclosure of financial interests and other information by all candidates for the Texas Legislature and all candidates for statewide elected office not to include judges and candidates for federal office.
HB 1240 62-0 (1971) Author: Reed, Dick Relating to regulation and reporting of campaign contributions and campaign expenditures.
HB 1243 62-0 (1971) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to committees composed of a voluntary association of persons who join together for the purpose of making certain expenditures on behalf of a candidate.
HB 1244 62-0 (1971) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to requiring corporations formed for political purposes to influence the actions of voters, to report receipts and expenditures the same as political candidates.
SB 150 62-0 (1971) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to regulation of and reporting of campaign contributions and campaign expenditures; containing penal provisions.
SB 314 62-0 (1971) Author: McKool, Mike Relating to the charges made for political advertising and for public opinion polls conducted for candidates for public office.
SB 682 62-0 (1971) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to requiring the reporting and recording of information concerning all political contributions over the amount of $100 and expenditures to influence elections and political decisions over the amount of $25.
SB 375 61-0 (1969) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to amending the Texas Election Code relative to regulation of and reporting of campaign contributions and campaign expenditures; containing penal provisions.
HB 388 60-0 (1967) Author: Bridges, Ronald Wayne Relating to amending the Election Code to place a limitation upon the amount of campaign expenditures in elections for certain offices, and providing civil and criminal penalties for violation.
HCR 20 60-0 (1967)
HB 363 59-0 (1965) Author: Green, Howard Lemuel Relating to reports of campaign contributions; amending the Texas Election Code.
HB 279 58-0 (1963) Author: Bridges, Ronald Wayne Relating to amending the Texas Election Code to place a limitation upon the amount of campaign expenditures in elections for certain offices, and providing civil and criminal penalties for violation; excepting elections ordered before the effective date of the Act.
SB 397 58-0 (1963) Author: Richter, Walter Hoppe Relating to providing that any individual, association, corporation, or other organization which gives remuneration other than campaign expenditures previously reported in any form to any member of the Legislature shall file an annual statement of such payments or gifts with the Secretary of State; providing for penalties.
HB 13 57-0 (1961) Author: Martin, Lloyd C. | et. al. Relating to regulating the soliciting and receiving of funds for political activity by State officials, employees, Senators and Representatives; regulating the giving or receiving of funds by State officials and employees; prohibiting the solicitation or collection of funds for political purposes from State officials and employees on State property; prohibiting the promotion, demotion or discharge of State officials and employees because of political activity of lack thereof; prohibiting the selling of a State official's or employee's vote; providing penalties.
SB 3 57-0 (1961) Author: Dies, Jr., Martin | et. al. Relating to the Corrupt Practices Act; limiting campaign expenditures by and on behalf of candidates for the United States Senate in a General or Special Election; providing Civil and Criminal penalties for violation.
HB 85 56-0 (1959) Author: Sandahl, Jr., Charles L. | et. al. Relating to repealing the Penal Code relating to election campaign expenditures and statements.
HB 157 56-0 (1959) Author: Bell, Marshall O. Relating to repealing certain Articles of the Penal Code of Texas relative to election campaign expenditures and statements.
SB 25 56-0 (1959) Author: Dies, Jr., Martin Relating to amending the Election Code of the State of Texas by adding a section limiting campaign expenditures by or on behalf of candidates for nomination to certain offices in primary elections, defining offense relating thereto, and providing civil and criminal penalties for violation.
HB 321 55-0 (1957) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt Relating to prohibiting candidates or Members of the Legislature from representing others before administrative commissions, boards, etc.
HB 419 55-0 (1957) Author: Sandahl, Jr., Charles L. | et. al. Relating to repealing certain Articles of the Penal Code relative to election campaign expenditures and statements.
HB 113 54-0 (1955) Author: Sandahl, Jr., Charles L. | et. al. Relating to amending the Election Code of the State of Texas relating to statements of campaign contributions and expenditures to be filed by candidates.
HB 780 54-0 (1955) Author: Heatly, W.S. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to amending certain articles of the Election Code of the State of Texas; providing that no corporation, labor union, or labor front organization, shall give, lend or pay any money to any candidate or campaign manager for the purpose of aiding or defeating the election of any candidate.
HB 258 53-0 (1953) Author: Hull, Henry A. "Salty" Relating to amending the Texas Election Code.
HB 926 51-0 (1949) Author: Stump, William R. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to amending previous Statutes so as to set a maximum allowance for campaign expenditures for candidates in Primary elections, for quo warranto proceedings, and for prosecution by the Attorney General of the State of Texas in certain cases; providing a penalty; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith to the extent of such conflict only; providing for severability clause.
SB 474 51-0 (1949) Author: Kelly, Keith F. | et. al. Relating to amending a previous Act, so as to set a maximum allowance for campaign expenditures for candidates in Primary elections; providing a penalty; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith to the extent of such conflict only; providing for a severability clause.
HB 577 50-0 (1947) Author: Swanson, Frederick Glenn Relating to amending the Penal Code; prohibiting contributions from all corporations, firms, associations, and organizations in political campaigns; exempting individuals from the provisions hereof; providing penalty.
HB 561 48-0 (1943) Author: Klingeman, Fred V. Relating to regulating corrupt practices relating to elections and limiting expenditures in regard to elections.
SB 26 48-0 (1943) Author: Lovelady, Karl L. Relating to controlling and regulating the marketing of campaign contributions and the expenditure of monies in connection with the candidacy of persons for nomination for election and elections in this State; defining offenses and prescribing the punishment therefor.
HB 721 46-0 (1939) Author: Dickison, Prentis E. | et. al. Relating to providing limitation on money expended by members of the Legislature as campaign expenses in certain counties.
HB 461 39-0 (1925) Author: Rawlins, John Allen | et. al. Relating to providing that money paid political committees shall not be counted in the amount limited for campaign expenses. House: Privileges, Suffrage and Elections
SB 309 39-0 (1925) Author: Davis, John Relating to providing that money paid political party committees shall not be counted in the amount limited for campaign expenses. Senate: Privileges and Elections
HB 16 36-0 (1919) Author: Thompson, R. D. Relating to providing for organizing political or campaign committees, authorizing same to receive and disburse funds in political campaigns, and requiring reports thereof to be made; providing that all candidates for nominations to office in primary elections shall have their campaign expenses limited; providing for certificate from candidates evidencing their acceptance of the organization and services of their campaign committee; defining violations of this Act, and prescribing penalties therefor.
SB 120 36-0 (1919) Author: Westbrook, Ed | et. al. Relating to preventing the control of Primary Elections by the use of money, and to regulate and limit the expenditure of money to promote or defeat the candidacy of persons for nomination for office in primary elections in this State, and providing penalties for violation of this Act.
HB 87 35-0 (1917) Author: Thompson, R. D. Relating to providing that all candidates for nomination in primary elections shall have their campaign expenses limited; providing for reports of all receipts and disbursements and for the purposes for which disbursements may be made; defining violations and prescribing penalties.
HB 197 35-0 (1917) Author: Davis, Henry Phillip | et. al. Relating to prohibiting campaign contributions by partnerships and joint stock companies; providing penalties.
HB 258 35-0 (1917) Author: Murrell, Jesse C. | et. al. Relating to limiting the amount and purpose of campaign expenses that candidates for public office may incur and providing that every candidate shall include in his expense account an averment of compliance; providing for punishment.
SB 78 35-0 (1917) Author: Suiter, William David "Will" Relating to prohibiting contributions by any limited partnership or unincorporated joint stock company for the purpose of aiding or defeating the election of any candidate for elected office.
SB 111 35-0 (1917) Author: Dayton, George W. Relating to prohibiting the lavish or corrupt use of money in Primary Elections; creating a felony and providing for punishment in cases of conviction.
SB 161 35-0 (1917)
HB 109 35-4 (1918) Author: Thompson, R. D. Relating to limiting the expenses of candidates for nominations to office in primary elections; prescribing penalties.
HB 167 35-4 (1918) Author: Holland, Robert H. Relating to defining "mooching."
SB 51 35-4 (1918) Author: Hopkins, Sr., George Milton Relating to providing that all candidates for nominations to office in primary elections shall have their campaign expenses limited; prescribing penalties.
HB 69 34-0 (1915) Author: Dayton, George W. | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the lavish or corrupt use of money in primary elections; creating a felony and providing for the punishment thereof.
HB 206 34-0 (1915) Author: Lewelling, Dwight Lyman Relating to prohibiting the lavish and corrupt use of money in primary elections; providing penalties.
HB 209 34-0 (1915) Author: Lewelling, Dwight Lyman Relating to prohibiting contributions of corporations in behalf of or against any candidate or measure; prescribing certain rules and regulations governing contributions made by other persons to any campaign fund.
HB 641 33-0 (1913) Author: Buchanan, James Paul Relating to amending Article 257 of the Penal Code to apply the provisions of said article to all persons and corporations required to obtain a permit or a license to do business.
SB 193 33-0 (1913) Author: Westbrook, Ed Relating to limiting the amount that may be spent by candidates for nomination to any public office; to provide that no candidate shall expend more that 25% of the first year's salary of the office for which he is a candidate, in his campaign for the nomination to such office; fixing penalty.
SB 303 33-0 (1913) Author: Murray, Sr., William Owen Relating to amending article 257 relating to prescribing penalties for corporations or officers thereof who directly or indirectly, furnish, loan or give any money or thing of value to aid the political campaign of any candidate, and to apply the provisions of said article to all persons and corporations required to obtain a permit or a license to do business in this state.
HB 416 30-0 (1907) Relating to prohibiting contributions of any money, or its equivalent, by corporations for the purpose of aiding or defeating the election of any candidate for the office of Representative to Congress of the United States, Presidential or Vice Presidential Electors from this State, or for any State, district, county or precinct office in this State, or the success or defeat of any political measure submitted to a vote of the people of this State, and providing penalties therefor.

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