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HB 2 86-0 (2019) Author: Burrows, Dustin | et. al. Relating to ad valorem taxation; authorizing fees. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 22 86-0 (2019) Author: Romero, Ramon | et. al. Relating to the use of direct recording electronic voting machines. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 104 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the inclusion of an incarcerated person in the population data used for redistricting according to the person's last residence before incarceration. House: Redistricting Left pending in committee
HB 151 86-0 (2019) Author: Swanson, Valoree | et. al. Relating to the assistance of voters; increasing a penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 154 86-0 (2019) Author: Swanson, Valoree | et. al. Relating to the recording of certain personal information of voters by election officials. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 305 86-0 (2019) Author: Paul, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the requirement that certain political subdivisions with authority to impose a tax post certain information on an Internet website. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 312 86-0 (2019) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the reapportionment of state legislative, congressional, and judicial districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Redistricting Commission. House: Redistricting Left pending in committee
HB 358 86-0 (2019) Author: Lang, Mike Relating to holding elections on uniform election dates. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 365 86-0 (2019) Author: Cain, Briscoe | et. al. Relating to holding elections on uniform election dates. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 375 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Gina | et. al. Relating to the designation of polling place locations on the campuses of certain institutions of higher education. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 430 86-0 (2019) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to certain information included with ballot propositions for elections to authorize state and local general obligation bonds. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 431 86-0 (2019) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to ineligibility to serve as a poll watcher. House: Elections Point of order sustained
HB 438 86-0 (2019) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the use of a mechanical or electronic device by a person occupying a voting station. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 440 86-0 (2019) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to general obligation bonds issued by political subdivisions. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Property Tax
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 477 86-0 (2019) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Relating to the notice required before the issuance of certain debt obligations by political subdivisions. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Property Tax
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 483 86-0 (2019) Author: Phelan, Dade Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district; authorizing the imposition of a fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 505 86-0 (2019) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to the cessation of tolls by toll project entities in certain circumstances. House: Transportation Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 512 86-0 (2019) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to allowing a person who will be 18 years of age on the date of the general election for state and county officers to vote in the preceding primary elections. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 529 86-0 (2019) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to renewal of an appointment as a volunteer deputy registrar. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 530 86-0 (2019) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to an application for a ballot to be voted by mail. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 611 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James Relating to the acceptance of certain voters at a polling place. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 705 86-0 (2019) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the substitution of a local sales and use tax for maintenance and operations property taxes imposed by certain local governments; authorizing the imposition of a tax. House: Ways & Means Considered in Calendars
HB 725 86-0 (2019) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the date of the primary election and related procedures. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 740 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to straight-party voting. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 933 86-0 (2019) Author: Bucy III, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to posting of election information on the secretary of state's and each county's Internet website. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 935 86-0 (2019) Author: Bucy III, John | et. al. Relating to the designation of certain election days as state holidays. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1038 86-0 (2019) Author: Burns, DeWayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to a petition by residents of certain counties for an election regarding voter approval of municipal annexation. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1058 86-0 (2019) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the election of members of the boards of directors of certain tax increment reinvestment zones. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1132 86-0 (2019) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" Relating to the authority of an independent school district to change the date of the general election for officers. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1163 86-0 (2019) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to regulate locations at which a license holder may openly carry a handgun. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1204 86-0 (2019) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to nonpartisan primary elections; authorizing a fee. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1220 86-0 (2019) Author: Clardy, Travis Relating to the use of paper ballots in countywide polling places. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1221 86-0 (2019) Author: Patterson, Jared | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain projects to be undertaken by economic development corporations. House: International Relations & Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 1241 86-0 (2019) Author: Bucy III, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Powell, Beverly | et. al.
Relating to the content of a polling place location notice. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1269 86-0 (2019) Author: Holland, Justin Relating to the prohibition of student instruction while a school campus is a polling place. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HB 1281 86-0 (2019) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the composition of the congressional districts for the State of Texas. House: Redistricting Referred to Redistricting
HB 1282 86-0 (2019) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the composition of districts for the election of members of the Texas House of Representatives. House: Redistricting Referred to Redistricting
HB 1366 86-0 (2019) Author: Rosenthal, Jon Relating to the method of returning a ballot to be voted by mail. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1421 86-0 (2019) Author: Israel, Celia | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to cybersecurity of voter registration lists and other election-related documents, systems, and technology. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1447 86-0 (2019) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to election information provided to voters through a mobile application for wireless communication devices. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1459 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Jessica Relating to the appointment of early voting boards, including the signature verification committee. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1461 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Jessica Relating to days and hours for voting during the early voting period. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1462 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Jessica Relating to the deadline for returning a ballot voted by mail. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1484 86-0 (2019) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district; authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1485 86-0 (2019) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to the selection of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district; authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1486 86-0 (2019) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to the selection and administration of an appraisal review board; authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1534 86-0 (2019) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district; authorizing the imposition of a fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1551 86-0 (2019) Author: Hefner, Cole Relating to the selection of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district; authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1639 86-0 (2019) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to the authority of an independent school district to change the date of the general election and terms for officers. House: Public Education
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1762 86-0 (2019) Author: Cole, Sheryl | et. al. Relating to the facilitation of voting by persons confined in certain jails. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1799 86-0 (2019) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1817 86-0 (2019) Author: Dean, Jay Relating to assistance provided to a person applying for an early voting ballot or voting an early voting ballot by mail; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1852 86-0 (2019) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to the election of certain unopposed candidates. House: Elections Considered in Calendars
HB 1888 86-0 (2019) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to temporary branch polling place hours of operation. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1950 86-0 (2019) Author: Zwiener, Erin | et. al. Relating to acceptable forms of identification for voting. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2021 86-0 (2019) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to approval by voters prior to the issuance of revenue bonds by river authorities. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2075 86-0 (2019) Author: Neave, Victoria | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the form of a candidate's name on a ballot. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2106 86-0 (2019) Author: Pacheco, Leo Relating to certain activities near a polling place; changing the elements of certain criminal offenses. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2201 86-0 (2019) Author: Goodwin, Vikki Relating to the date for the confirmation election for the Southwestern Travis County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2411 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to an early voting ballot voted by mail. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2429 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the Texas Voting Rights Act. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2445 86-0 (2019) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the addition of territory to a crime control and prevention district. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2450 86-0 (2019) Author: Oliverson, Tom Relating to the requirement that certain political subdivisions hold elections on uniform election dates. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2479 86-0 (2019) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to certain procedures associated with voter approval of municipal annexation. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2550 86-0 (2019) Author: Bucy III, John Relating to the electronic transmission of a ballot to a voter voting early by mail on the ground of absence from the county of residence. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2552 86-0 (2019) Author: Bucy III, John Relating to the secretary of state posting on the secretary of state's Internet website a database of certain election information collected from authorities responsible for giving notice of an election. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2554 86-0 (2019) Author: Bucy III, John
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to regulation of the display of signs containing political advertising. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2561 86-0 (2019) Author: Israel, Celia | et. al. Relating to the expansion of a fixed rail transit system by certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2562 86-0 (2019) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to procedures relating to the acceptance or rejection of a ballot voted by mail. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2599 86-0 (2019) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to the manner of reporting and maintaining certain information relating to election returns. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2640 86-0 (2019) Author: Cortez, Philip
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to political parties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2662 86-0 (2019) Author: Paul, Dennis Relating to voter approval of the issuance of certain obligations by municipalities to pay their unfunded liabilities to a public pension fund. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 2719 86-0 (2019) Author: Pacheco, Leo Relating to the election of the board of directors of an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2750 86-0 (2019) Author: Hefner, Cole Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district; authorizing the imposition of a fee. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2840 86-0 (2019) Author: Canales, Terry | et. al.
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan | et. al.
Relating to the right of a member of the public to address the governing body of a political subdivision at an open meeting of the body. House: County Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2898 86-0 (2019) Author: Fierro, Art Relating to voting outside of the polling place. House: Elections Received from the House
HB 2902 86-0 (2019) Author: Fierro, Art Relating to the use of e-mail on a vote by mail application. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2909 86-0 (2019) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al.
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan | et. al.
Relating to election practices and procedures; creating a criminal offense. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 2910 86-0 (2019) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al.
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the confidentiality of certain personal information of certain persons obtained for the purposes of voting. House: Elections
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2982 86-0 (2019) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to public inspection of certain early voting information; creating a criminal offense. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3043 86-0 (2019) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the operation of 12 casinos in this state by licensed persons in counties that have approved casino gaming; requiring occupational licenses; creating criminal offenses and providing other penalties; authorizing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3160 86-0 (2019) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to an election in certain municipalities to convert all or a portion of a sales and use tax originally adopted for the purpose of sports and community venues to a sales and use tax for economic development purposes. House: Ways & Means Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3199 86-0 (2019) Author: Calanni, Gina Relating to the cancellation of a ballot to be voted early by mail by voting by personal appearance at a polling place that uses an electronic signature roster. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3258 86-0 (2019) Author: Minjarez, Ina | et. al. Relating to an authorization to increase the sales and use tax collected in an advanced transportation district of a metropolitan rapid transit authority. House: Ways & Means Postponed
HB 3330 86-0 (2019) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the participation of certain large counties in the countywide polling place program. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3346 86-0 (2019) Author: Bucy III, John Relating to the classification of certain voter information as public information for a provisional or rejected vote by mail ballot. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3350 86-0 (2019) Author: Bucy III, John Relating to the reporting of voting history. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3352 86-0 (2019) Author: Bucy III, John Relating to accommodating a voter unable to enter a polling place. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3376 86-0 (2019) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to the review of ballot proposition language for certain political subdivision elections. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3406 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to communications regarding the adoption of certain taxation rates. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3432 86-0 (2019) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to a requirement that candidates for municipal elective office declare a party affiliation. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3447 86-0 (2019) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the content of detailed reports filed by lobbyists and to monetary limits on expenditures by lobbyists. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3514 86-0 (2019) Author: Fierro, Art Relating to the use of preferential voting in certain elections. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3610 86-0 (2019) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to local control of the employment matters of officers of the sheriff's department in certain counties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3634 86-0 (2019) Author: Meza, Thresa "Terry" Relating to the authority of political subdivisions to establish election precincts. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3660 86-0 (2019) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the arrangement of party columns on the ballot. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3667 86-0 (2019) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to holding elections on uniform election dates. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3682 86-0 (2019) Author: Middleton, Mayes Relating to election fraud; increasing a penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3722 86-0 (2019) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to the date for ordering or holding an election to ratify the ad valorem tax rate of a school district. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3723 86-0 (2019) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to an election authorizing the issuance of bonds or an increase in taxes by a political subdivision. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 3909 86-0 (2019) Author: Phelan, Dade | et. al. Relating to ballot language requirements for a proposition seeking voter approval for the issuance of bonds. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 3964 86-0 (2019) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the location of countywide polling places within a county. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3965 86-0 (2019) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the countywide polling place program. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3986 86-0 (2019) Author: Lang, Mike Relating to election integrity; creating criminal offenses; imposing a civil penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 4048 86-0 (2019) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to the eligibility of populous counties to participate in the countywide polling place program. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 4082 86-0 (2019) Author: Middleton, Mayes Relating to the applicability of certain state law to electoral affairs governed by political party rules. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 4130 86-0 (2019) Author: Swanson, Valoree | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to use of an electronic device for accepting voters; authorizing a fee. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 4160 86-0 (2019) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to holding elections on uniform election dates. House: Elections Withdrawn from schedule
HB 4245 86-0 (2019) Author: Bailes, Ernest | et. al. Relating to the percentage of voters needed to sign a petition requesting a local option election to prohibit or authorize the sale of alcoholic beverages. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 4273 86-0 (2019) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the supervision and administration of municipal management districts. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 4403 86-0 (2019) Author: Cain, Briscoe Relating to election integrity. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 4406 86-0 (2019) Author: Cain, Briscoe Relating to elections; creating criminal offenses; increasing criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 4408 86-0 (2019) Author: Middleton, Mayes Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to issue public securities for certain purposes. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 4416 86-0 (2019) Author: Middleton, Mayes Relating to the qualifications necessary for a political party to have the names of its nominees placed on the ballot. House: Elections Postponed
HB 4421 86-0 (2019) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to political advertising. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 4430 86-0 (2019) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to electronic correction of voter registration information by a person on the suspense list. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 4521 86-0 (2019) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to the filing fee for certain candidates. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 4539 86-0 (2019) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to elections. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 4545 86-0 (2019) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to a county, city, or independent school district posting election results on an Internet website. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 4748 86-0 (2019) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Miles, Borris
Relating to the authority of the Near Northside Management District to impose a sales and use tax and finance a project or service. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Senate passage as amended reported
HB 4752 86-0 (2019) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the territory of the Barrett Management District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/19
HJR 25 86-0 (2019) Author: Howard, Donna Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Texas Redistricting Commission to redistrict the Texas Legislature and Texas congressional districts and revising procedures for redistricting. House: Redistricting Left pending in committee
HJR 59 86-0 (2019) Author: Anchia, Rafael Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Texas Redistricting Commission to redistrict the Texas Legislature and Texas congressional districts and revising procedures for redistricting. House: Redistricting Left pending in committee
HJR 67 86-0 (2019) Author: Pacheco, Leo Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of five casinos in this state by licensed persons in certain municipalities that have approved casino gaming to provide funding for public education and public community colleges; providing for the requirement of occupational licenses, the authorization of fees, the imposition of a tax, and the provision of criminal penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HJR 78 86-0 (2019) Author: Beckley, Michelle | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of six casinos in this state by licensed persons in certain counties that have approved casino gaming to provide funding for certain higher education, public education, mental health, and public safety initiatives; authorizing the licensing of persons engaged in casino gaming occupations, the imposition of fees and a tax, and the provision of criminal penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HJR 91 86-0 (2019) Author: Meza, Thresa "Terry" Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring elections on proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution to be held in November of even-numbered years. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HR 2184 86-0 (2019) Author: Burrows, Dustin Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 2. Reported enrolled
SB 2 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Burrows, Dustin | et. al.
Relating to ad valorem taxation; authorizing fees. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Property Tax
See remarks for effective date
SB 9 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Klick, Stephanie
Relating to election integrity; increasing criminal penalties; creating criminal offenses; creating civil penalties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 30 86-0 (2019) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Phelan, Dade | et. al.
Relating to ballot language requirements for a proposition seeking voter approval for the issuance of bonds. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 55 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to allowing a person who will be 18 years of age on the date of the general election for state and county officers to vote in the preceding primary elections. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 74 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to voting and election procedures; creating a criminal offense. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 231 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 323 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Klick, Stephanie
Relating to the review of ballot proposition language for certain political subdivision elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 359 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to straight-party voting. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 366 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the content of detailed reports filed by lobbyists and to monetary limits on expenditures by lobbyists. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 404 86-0 (2019) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al. Relating to a petition by residents of certain counties for an election regarding voter approval of municipal annexation. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Co-author authorized
SB 445 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the use of a mobile phone by a person near a polling place. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 452 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the authority of general-law municipalities to impose term limits on the members of their governing bodies. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 462 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to ballot propositions authorizing certain political subdivisions to issue debt obligations. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Property Tax
Left pending in committee
SB 464 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to requirements for a ballot proposition for a proposed municipal charter amendment. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 513 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the authority of an independent school district to change the date of the general election for officers. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 600 86-0 (2019) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to voter approval of a proposed ad valorem tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate, including the date for holding the election to approve the tax rate; making conforming changes. Senate: Property Tax Referred to Property Tax
SB 639 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the operation and management of certain condominium unit owners' associations. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 669 86-0 (2019) Author: Buckingham, Dawn
Sponsor: Goodwin, Vikki
Relating to the date for the confirmation election for the Southwestern Travis County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 746 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Cortez, Philip
Relating to certain procedures associated with voter approval of municipal annexation. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 751 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Meyer, Morgan
Relating to the creation of a criminal offense for fabricating a deceptive video with intent to influence the outcome of an election. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 841 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to the designation of polling place locations on the campuses of certain institutions of higher education. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 901 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to election integrity; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Elections
SB 902 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Krause, Matt
Relating to public availability of election records; authorizing a fee. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 904 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the use of governmental communications systems to distribute political advertising; providing a civil penalty. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 905 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the confidentiality of certain personal information of certain persons obtained for the purposes of voting. Senate: State Affairs Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 915 86-0 (2019) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to ballot language requirements for a proposition seeking voter approval for the issuance of bonds. Senate: Property Tax Referred to Property Tax
SB 954 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to jointly holding elections on uniform election dates. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 957 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Paul, Dennis
Relating to voter approval of the issuance of certain obligations by municipalities to pay their unfunded liabilities to a public pension fund. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1026 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to a proposition to approve the issuance of bonds or other debt. Senate: Property Tax Left pending in committee
SB 1048 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat | et. al. Relating to an independent school district holding elections on the November uniform election date and to the ballot for certain independent school district elections. House: Elections
Senate: Property Tax
Left pending in committee
SB 1090 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the vote required to authorize the issuance of certain bonds. Senate: Property Tax Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1108 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the dissolution of certain general law districts. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
SB 1136 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the expansion of a fixed rail transit system by certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1195 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the designation of polling place locations on the campuses of certain institutions of higher education. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1202 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to voting while confined in jail. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1224 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Relating to the election date for the authorization of the issuance of bonds. Senate: Property Tax Left pending in committee
SB 1227 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the date for ordering or holding an election to ratify the ad valorem tax rate of a school district; making conforming changes. Senate: Property Tax Left pending in committee
SB 1229 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul
Sponsor: Swanson, Valoree
Relating to a county, city, or independent school district posting certain election information on an Internet website. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1255 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Relating to the location of countywide polling places within a county. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 1298 86-0 (2019) Author: Powell, Beverly Relating to the acceptance of certain voters at a polling place. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1300 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to clarifying the law regarding municipal voting rights and eligibility for municipal office of residents in areas subject to limited-purpose annexation under strategic partnership agreements. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1319 86-0 (2019) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to certain taxes and to an annual report submitted to the comptroller concerning those taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1395 86-0 (2019) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to voter approval of a proposed ad valorem tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate. Senate: Property Tax Left pending in committee
SB 1410 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to election integrity; creating criminal offenses; increasing criminal penalties; imposing a civil penalty; imposing a fee. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1475 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to an authorization to increase the sales and use tax collected in an advanced transportation district of a metropolitan rapid transit authority. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1566 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the elections for which countywide polling places may be used. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1568 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat | et. al.
Sponsor: Klick, Stephanie
Relating to organized election fraud activity; imposing a civil penalty. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1601 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to ensuring election integrity, including through periodic voter registration; creating criminal offenses; imposing a civil penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1602 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to election integrity; creating criminal offenses; imposing a civil penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1604 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to election integrity, including periodic voter registration; creating a criminal offense. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1605 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to election integrity; creating criminal offenses; increasing criminal penalties; imposing a civil penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1609 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the precedence of election contests in district and appellate courts. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1613 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to turnout requirements for certain elections authorizing the issuance of bonds or an increase in taxes by a political subdivision. Senate: Property Tax Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1798 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to an election in certain municipalities to convert all or a portion of a sales and use tax originally adopted for the purpose of sports and community venues to a sales and use tax for economic development purposes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1890 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to authorizing certain projects to be undertaken by economic development corporations. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1913 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Nathan | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain cities to change the date on which their general election for officers is held. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Reported favorably as substituted
SB 1986 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the selection and administration of an appraisal review board; authorizing a fee. Senate: Property Tax Left pending in committee
SB 1987 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the selection and administration of an appraisal review board in certain counties; authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Property Tax
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 2017 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the countywide polling place program. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2193 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to polling place locations under the countywide polling place program. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2219 86-0 (2019) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to the notice required before the issuance of certain debt obligations by political subdivisions. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Property Tax
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2368 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to election practices and procedures. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SCR 3 86-0 (2019) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Wray, John
Providing for a joint session to canvass the votes for the governor and lieutenant governor and for a joint session for the inaugural ceremony. Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 52 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Texas Redistricting Commission to redistrict the Texas Legislature and Texas congressional districts and revising procedures for redistricting. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SR 841 86-0 (2019) Author: Hancock, Kelly Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on SB 2. Reported enrolled
HB 25 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the elimination of straight-party voting. House: Elections
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 85 85-0 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark | et. al. Relating to the selection of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district; authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 137 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to filling certain vacancies in nomination by special primary election. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 151 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to a proposition to approve the issuance of bonds or other debt. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 204 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to placing the name of a deceased or ineligible candidate for public office on the ballot. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 212 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al. Relating to elections for the authorization of certain political subdivisions to issue bonds. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 266 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al. Relating to a voter education program for high school seniors. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 270 85-0 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry | et. al. Relating to the placement on a ballot of a proposition to amend the state constitution. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 273 85-0 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Relating to the content of local and state propositions on the ballot. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Senate Amendments Analysis distributed
HB 361 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to erecting signs for a public election on certain rights-of-way. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 365 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to a study of the uniform election date. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 368 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to allowing a person who will be 18 years of age on the date of the general election for state and county officers to vote in the preceding primary elections. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 369 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the reapportionment of state legislative, congressional, and judicial districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Redistricting Commission. House: Redistricting Referred to Redistricting
HB 433 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the elimination of straight-party voting. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 450 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat | et. al. Relating to the use of a mobile phone by a person near a polling place. House: Elections Considered in Calendars
HB 495 85-0 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district; authorizing the imposition of a fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 502 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the content of detailed reports filed by lobbyists and to monetary limits on expenditures by lobbyists. House: General Investigating & Ethics Left pending in committee
HB 531 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of certain offenses relating to an application for a ballot to be voted by mail; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 533 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the date of the primary election runoff. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 534 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the assistance of a voter; creating a criminal offense. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 543 85-0 (2017) Author: Raney, John | et. al. Relating to the required vote by a presidential elector. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 566 85-0 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark Relating to the selection and administration of an appraisal review board; authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 658 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan | et. al.
Relating to voting by voters with certain disabilities or voters who reside at a residential care facility. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 738 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt | et. al. Relating to certain information included with ballot propositions for elections to authorize state and local general obligation bonds. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 771 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al. Relating to requiring a presidential elector to vote for the candidates for president and vice president who won the popular vote in this state for those offices. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 907 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt | et. al. Relating to the content and process for certain petitions. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 949 85-0 (2017) Author: Villalba, Jason | et. al. Relating to voting system equipment used by counties participating in the countywide polling place program. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 952 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to the use of e-mail on a vote by mail application. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 961 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Justin
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the election of junior college district trustees. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 985 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John Relating to the required vote by a presidential elector; providing a civil penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 999 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to requiring the election of directors of certain districts to be held on a uniform election date. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1001 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to recording of minutes for a local canvassing authority. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1019 85-0 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark Relating to residency requirements for voting in certain municipal utility district elections. House: Special Purpose Districts Referred to Special Purpose Districts
HB 1054 85-0 (2017) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the offense of retaliation against a presidential elector. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1086 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig | et. al. Relating to increasing the penalty for unlawful participation in a primary election or convention. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1144 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to voter approval of a proposed ad valorem tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1146 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a taxing unit and voter approval of a proposed tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1147 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a taxing unit. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1149 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to giving notice of certain information about certain elections electronically. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1185 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the authority of general-law municipalities to impose term limits on the members of their governing bodies. House: Urban Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 1215 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the inclusion of an incarcerated person in the population data used for redistricting according to the person's last residence before incarceration. House: Redistricting Referred to Redistricting
HB 1262 85-0 (2017) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to the use of a school as a polling place. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1271 85-0 (2017) Author: Lang, Mike | et. al. Relating to holding elections on uniform election dates. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1272 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the posting of election notices on bills or invoices sent to residents by municipal utility districts. House: Special Purpose Districts Referred to Special Purpose Districts
HB 1360 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the use of a mechanical or electronic device by a person occupying a voting station. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1452 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César | et. al. Relating to a study regarding cyber attacks on election infrastructure. House: Government Transparency & Operation Considered in Calendars
HB 1462 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to temporary branch polling place hours of operation. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1496 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the date for ordering or holding an election to ratify the ad valorem tax rate of a school district. House: Ways & Means Considered in Calendars
HB 1509 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the election of board members of certain emergency services districts. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1511 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn | et. al. Relating to providing certain election information on the highway changeable message sign system. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1594 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the territory that may be included in a single county election precinct. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1607 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the posting of notices of elections and candidate filing procedures on bills or invoices sent to residents by municipal utility districts. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1631 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to an election of the board of directors of the Ochiltree County Hospital District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1636 85-0 (2017) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to authorizing certain general infrastructure projects to be undertaken by economic development corporations. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 1658 85-0 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade Relating to required disclosures in ballot proposition language authorizing political subdivisions to issue bonds or impose or change a tax. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1707 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to political party signs for a primary election. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1711 85-0 (2017) Author: Hefner, Cole Relating to the use of direct recording electronic voting machines. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1773 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to an election authorizing the issuance of bonds or an increase in taxes by a political subdivision. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1797 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the offense of unacknowledged assistance to a voter in completing an application for a ballot to be voted by mail. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1825 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig | et. al. Relating to the conduct of early voting by personal appearance. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1933 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the uniform election dates for certain political subdivisions. House: County Affairs Reported favorably as substituted
HB 1952 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the procedures for municipal annexation by certain municipalities. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 1996 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to nonpartisan primary elections; authorizing a fee. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2015 85-0 (2017) Author: Paul, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the disclosure of certain registration information by the voter registrar. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2110 85-0 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark Relating to procedures for incorporation or establishment of another form of local government for certain areas subject to a regional participation agreement. House: Urban Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2138 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to ineligibility to serve as a poll watcher. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2139 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the creation of the offense of engaging in organized election fraud activity. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2157 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to the requirements for a candidate's application or petition for a place on the ballot. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2194 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the board of trustees of the Weatherford Junior College District. House: Higher Education
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2265 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district; authorizing the imposition of a fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2270 85-0 (2017) Author: Paul, Dennis | et. al. Relating to the requirements of service and duties of certain election officers. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2272 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the procedures for municipal annexation. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 2293 85-0 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria Relating to indicating ethnicity on the form for a voter registration application. House: General Investigating & Ethics Meeting cancelled
HB 2309 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the authority of a county to use county revenue or incur county debt for certain public works projects. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2358 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to eligible voters in a confirmation election for a conservation and reclamation district. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 1/1/18
HB 2436 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the protection of the rights of Texas voters without regard to race, color, ethnicity, or membership in a language minority group. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2559 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron
Sponsor: Burton, Konni
Relating to public inspection of mail ballot applications. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2595 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to renewal of an appointment as a volunteer deputy registrar. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2627 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the withdrawal of a unit of election from certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2685 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to conditions of employment for fire protection personnel of emergency service districts; creating criminal offenses. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2691 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to certain election practices and procedures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 2699 85-0 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria Relating to the form of a candidate's name on a ballot. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2720 85-0 (2017) Author: Shine, Hugh | et. al. Relating to the location of a polling place. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2734 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to certain election practices and procedures. House: Elections No action taken in committee
HB 2797 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the authority of a county to use county revenue or incur county debt for certain public works projects. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2811 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to the form of ballot propositions in an election seeking authorization for the issuance of school district bonds supported by property taxes. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2834 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to posting the location of a polling place used in an election on the secretary of state's website. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2835 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to days and hours for voting during the early voting period. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2837 85-0 (2017) Author: Dean, Jay
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to removal of deceased voters from voter rolls. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2889 85-0 (2017) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to costs of an election contest regarding a ballot measure. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2919 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to a requirement that candidates for municipal elective office declare a party affiliation. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2981 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to the time for holding certain runoff elections. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3045 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to an election to reduce or increase the sales and use tax rate imposed by a municipality for the benefit of a Type B development corporation. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 3068 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron | et. al. Relating to the qualification of certain candidates for placement on the ballot. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3072 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to a petition filed in connection with an application for a place on the ballot. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3180 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the date of the primary election and related procedures. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3221 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to a student's eligibility to enroll in courses provided through the state virtual school network. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3225 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to elections held by the Panhandle Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3285 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to expenditures by the secretary of state on general election voter education programs. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3328 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the disclosure of public information relating to expenditures for voter identification education. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3335 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the notice required before the issuance of certain debt obligations by political subdivisions. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3336 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to general obligation bonds issued by political subdivisions. House: Investments & Financial Services Committee report sent to Calendars
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 3386 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to consistency in election practices and procedures; increasing the penalty for unlawful participation in a political party's proceedings. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3415 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to holding elections on uniform election dates. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3425 85-0 (2017) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to aid provided to certain voters; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3545 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to holding elections on uniform election dates. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3624 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the approval of certain municipal ordinances affecting private property rights at an election. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 3643 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to the assistance of voters; increasing a penalty. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3666 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to the recording of certain personal information of voters by election officials. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3674 85-0 (2017) Author: Roberts, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to the certification of unopposed candidates for the board of directors of the North Harris County Regional Water Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
No action taken in committee
HB 3686 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to the acceptance of a voter at a polling place; creating an offense; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3688 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to the use of certain public buildings as polling place locations. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3751 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the conduct of certain bond elections. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3822 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to voting rights and eligibility for office of residents of certain districts subject to a strategic partnership agreement. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3840 85-0 (2017) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to the conduct of primary elections; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3912 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to automatic recounts of certain elections. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3981 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to information provided by a voter to an election officer. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3994 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to jointly held elections for political subdivisions. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 4131 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to assisting voters and other voting processes and procedures; creating criminal offenses; increasing criminal penalties. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4133 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to investigation and prosecution of certain election offenses; creating a criminal offense; increasing criminal penalties. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4134 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of engaging in organized election fraud activity. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4136 85-0 (2017) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the operation of casino games at 12 casinos in this state by licensed persons in counties that have approved casino gaming; requiring occupational licenses or certifications; creating criminal offenses and providing other penalties; authorizing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 4180 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation, operations, functions, and regulatory authority of certain governmental entities and officials; changes in certain judicial procedures; imposing civil penalties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Senate Amendments Analysis distributed
HB 4205 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to election information provided by a member of the board of trustees or an employee of an independent school district. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HJR 32 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Texas Redistricting Commission to redistrict the Texas Legislature and Texas congressional districts and revising procedures for redistricting. House: Redistricting Referred to Redistricting
HJR 74 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Texas Redistricting Commission to redistrict the Texas Legislature and Texas congressional districts and revising procedures for redistricting. House: Redistricting Referred to Redistricting
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 2 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to the administration of the ad valorem tax system. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 64 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to recording of minutes for a local canvassing authority. Senate: State Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 110 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to term limits for elected officers of political subdivisions. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 144 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the use of a mobile phone by a person occupying a voting station. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 145 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to a voter education program for high school seniors. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 151 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Relating to voter approval of obligations for certain municipal liabilities to a public pension fund. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 173 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the uniform election date. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 201 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to ballot propositions authorizing certain political subdivisions to issue debt obligations. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 245 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to voter information provided by political subdivisions before an election to authorize the issuance of bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 362 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the use of information from the lists of noncitizens excused or disqualified from jury service. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 363 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the uniform election dates for certain political subdivisions. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 385 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to voter approval of local acceptance and use of federal funds for commuter rail projects. Senate: Transportation Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 387 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the use of certain unspent bond proceeds and voter approval of certain political subdivision actions, including the issuance of certain bonds and the use of certain unspent bond proceeds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 394 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al. Relating to the required vote by a presidential elector; providing a civil penalty. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 405 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to voting and election procedures; creating an offense. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 412 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al. Relating to requiring a presidential elector to vote for the candidates for president and vice president who won the popular vote in this state for those offices. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 447 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the selection of certain appraisal district officials. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 460 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to general obligation bonds issued by political subdivisions. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 461 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to the notice required before the issuance of certain debt obligations by political subdivisions. House: Elections
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 465 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to voting rights in the areas that are included in a municipality's annexation plan. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Co-author authorized
SB 502 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to the content of detailed reports filed by lobbyists and to monetary limits on expenditures by lobbyists. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 506 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to certain voting systems. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 620 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to a student's eligibility to enroll in courses provided through the state virtual school network. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 642 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to required disclosures in and to the length of ballot proposition language authorizing political subdivisions to issue bonds or impose or change a tax. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 643 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 660 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the use of certain mobile devices at a polling place. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 690 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to the use of a mechanical or electronic device by a person occupying a voting station. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 701 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the election date for the authorization of the issuance of bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 702 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to a minimum voter turnout requirement for an election authorizing the issuance of bonds issued by a political subdivision. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 726 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to elections held by the Panhandle Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 829 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to the use of direct recording electronic voting machines. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 871 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to municipal voting rights and eligibility for municipal office of residents in areas subject to limited-purpose annexation under strategic partnership agreements. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 897 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to an election of the board of directors of the Ochiltree County Hospital District. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1015 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Keough, Mark
Relating to procedures for incorporation or establishment of another form of local government for certain areas subject to a regional participation agreement. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1085 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul
Sponsor: Roberts, Kevin
Relating to the certification of unopposed candidates for the board of directors of the North Harris County Regional Water Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1109 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian
Sponsor: Burns, DeWayne
Relating to the authority of certain political subdivisions to change the date of the general election for officers. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1125 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the early voting period. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1142 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to providing for an automatic vote recount in the case of certain election discrepancies; creating an offense. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1149 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the placement on a ballot of a proposition to amend the state constitution. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1150 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the content of local and state propositions on the ballot. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1164 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to adopt fees that generate substantial revenue. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1175 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the dissolution of water districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1296 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the review of ballot proposition language for certain political subdivision elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Elections
SB 1469 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to an election for the removal of a director serving on the board of directors of certain water districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 1611 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to requiring an election for the issuance of certain certificates of obligation by a municipality or county. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1637 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to requiring a canvassing authority to explain a discrepancy between the number of voters accepted and the ballots cast in an election. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1648 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the public availability of certain information related to criminal conduct in connection with an election. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1661 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to voting rights and eligibility for office of residents of certain districts subject to a strategic partnership agreement. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1662 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to limited-purpose annexation under strategic partnership agreements for certain districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1666 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al.
Relating to the conduct of primary elections and certain other election practices; increasing a criminal penalty; creating criminal offenses. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
House passage as amended reported
SB 1727 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian
Sponsor: Cook, Byron
Relating to the procedure for an election to adopt a sales and use tax or to change the tax rate in an emergency services district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1766 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the content and placement of certain ballot propositions. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1772 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to vote; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1989 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the elimination of straight-party voting for judicial offices. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 2010 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to procedures for the determination of the validity of certain petitions filed in connection with an election. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2090 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to procedures for uniform procedures for conducting an election. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2091 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to an election authorizing the issuance of bonds or an increase in taxes by a political subdivision. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2147 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the creation of the offense of engaging in organized election fraud activity. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2175 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the elimination of straight-party voting. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2197 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to documentation of proof of identification for voting. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2246 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the board of trustees of the Weatherford Junior College District. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SJR 13 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring a political subdivision of this state to limit the number of terms for which a person may be elected to hold an office of the political subdivision. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 54 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Faircloth, Wayne
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a municipal charter amendment election to be held on certain election dates. House: Elections
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4 85-1 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a taxing unit and voter approval of a proposed tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 42 85-1 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district; authorizing the imposition of a fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 45 85-1 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark Relating to the selection of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district; authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 48 85-1 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark Relating to the selection and administration of an appraisal review board; authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 81 85-1 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al. Relating to the number of registered voters of a taxing unit other than a school district who are required to sign a petition for an election to determine whether to reduce the ad valorem tax rate adopted by the unit to the rollback tax rate in order for the petition to be valid. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 110 85-1 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the notice required before the issuance of certain debt obligations by political subdivisions. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 111 85-1 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to general obligation bonds issued by political subdivisions. House: Investments & Financial Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 124 85-1 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to the date for ordering or holding an election to ratify the ad valorem tax rate of a school district. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 154 85-1 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district; authorizing the imposition of a fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 160 85-1 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Relating to the selection of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district; authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 169 85-1 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to assisting voters and other voting processes and procedures; creating criminal offenses; increasing criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 174 85-1 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district; authorizing the imposition of a fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 220 85-1 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a taxing unit and voter approval of a proposed tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 237 85-1 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to straight-party voting. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 245 85-1 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the authority of general-law municipalities to impose term limits on the members of their governing bodies. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 266 85-1 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district; authorizing the imposition of a fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 269 85-1 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the use of a mobile phone by a person near a polling place. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 299 85-1 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to the selection and administration of an appraisal review board; authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 341 85-1 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to voting by mail and assistance provided to a voter. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 348 85-1 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to the administration of appraisal districts; authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 366 85-1 (2017) Author: Paul, Dennis Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a taxing unit and voter approval of a proposed tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 368 85-1 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom Relating to the date on which changes to voting by voters who reside at a residential care facility take effect. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 377 85-1 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the release of certain voter registration information. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HCR 25 85-1 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Urging the United States Congress to bar investments in Russia until investigations into Russian interference with U.S. elections have been completed. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
HJR 37 85-1 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring a political subdivision of this state to limit the number of terms for which a person may be elected to hold an office of the political subdivision. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1 85-1 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a taxing unit and voter approval of a proposed tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Government Reform, Select
Senate appoints conferees-reported
SB 52 85-1 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to a supermajority requirement for an election authorizing the issuance of bonds issued by a political subdivision. Filed
SB 88 85-1 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the punishment for certain voting-related offenses committed or attempted by persons who are not citizens of the United States. Filed
SB 96 85-1 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to ad valorem taxation. Senate: Government Reform, Select Left pending in committee
SB 101 85-1 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the release of certain voter registration information. Filed
HB 157 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the rates of sales and use taxes imposed by municipalities; authorizing an increase or decrease in the rate of those taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 169 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to requiring that members of the governing board of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities be elected. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 292 84-0 (2015) Author: Stephenson, Phil | et. al. Relating to authorizing development corporations to finance projects to support primary job training facilities and programs at certain educational institutions. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 361 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the uniform election date. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 420 84-0 (2015) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the availability of information from the federal Election Assistance Commission on the secretary of state's Internet website. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 427 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the reapportionment of state legislative, congressional, and judicial districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Redistricting Commission. House: Redistricting Referred to Redistricting
HB 428 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to allowing a person who will be 18 years of age on the date of the general election for state and county officers to vote in the preceding primary elections. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 484 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the eligibility of a person to be a candidate for or holder of certain public elective offices. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 540 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the submission to the attorney general of a measure proposing the enactment or repeal of a municipal ordinance. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 587 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to a voter education program for high school seniors. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 675 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to the use of a mobile phone by a person occupying a voting station. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 724 84-0 (2015) Author: Galindo, Rick Relating to operation of public schools on certain election days. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 732 84-0 (2015) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to the requirements for an official carrier envelope for a ballot to be voted by mail and materials accompanying the official carrier envelope. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 733 84-0 (2015) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to acceptable forms of identification for voting. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 783 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al. Relating to allowing a person who will be 18 years of age on the date of the general election for state and county officers to vote in the preceding primary elections. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 913 84-0 (2015) Author: Israel, Celia | et. al. Relating to the requirements pertaining to a ballot to be voted by mail and materials accompanying the official carrier envelope. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 947 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the authority of certain political subdivisions to change the date of their general elections. House: Elections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1026 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to eligibility for appointment as a tabulation supervisor in an election. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1207 84-0 (2015) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to the election dates for directors of the Bandera County River Authority and Groundwater District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 1266 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the confidentiality of certain information regarding state election inspectors. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1283 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to a proposition to approve the issuance of bonds or other debt. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1288 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the elimination of straight-party voting. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1327 84-0 (2015) Author: Galindo, Rick Relating to the recall of members of school district boards of trustees. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1380 84-0 (2015) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to ballot language for certain propositions to approve actions by a county, city, school district, or other special district. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1407 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to the comparison of any list of the legal status of certain persons who are not citizens to the list of registered voters. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1462 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the prosecution of certain offenses relating to an application for a ballot to be voted by mail; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1499 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to giving notice of certain information about an election electronically. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1555 84-0 (2015) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to the elimination of straight-party voting. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1647 84-0 (2015) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to voter information provided by political subdivisions before an election to authorize the issuance of bonds. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1819 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Doug
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the date for the election of directors of the Hill Country Underground Water Conservation District. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1831 84-0 (2015) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the authority of the attorney general to investigate election-related offenses. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1978 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the requirements for a candidate's application for a place on the ballot. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1986 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the manner of state financing of primary elections. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1996 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to holding a primary election for a political party in a county without party leadership. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2028 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al. Relating to the applicability of canceling an application for a ballot to be voted by mail to subsequent elections. House: Elections Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 2050 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to voter information provided by a voter registrar to the secretary of state. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2098 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the requirements for an application to vote an early voting ballot by mail. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2124 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to use of an electronic device for accepting voters. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2125 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to multiple methods of voting at the same polling place. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2160 84-0 (2015) Author: Paul, Dennis
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to the release of election judges' and clerks' contact information. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2226 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to the use of e-mail on a vote by mail application. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2354 84-0 (2015) Author: Farney, Marsha | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to changing the date of the May uniform election. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2356 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to the territory that may be included in a single county election precinct. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2382 84-0 (2015) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to in-person delivery of an application to vote an early voting ballot by mail. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2383 84-0 (2015) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to a permanent request for an early voting ballot. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2595 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the use of municipal initiative and referendum to restrict property rights. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Left pending in committee
HB 2644 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César Relating to notice given of election precinct boundary changes. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2721 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to public notice of the time for voting during an early voting period. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2724 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César Relating to the method for submitting an application for voting by mail to the early voting clerk. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2725 84-0 (2015) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to the operation of a movable temporary branch polling place during early voting. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2775 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to a petition filed in connection with an application for a place on the ballot. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2856 84-0 (2015) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to acceptable forms of identification for voting. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2862 84-0 (2015) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to the participation in the countywide polling place program. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2883 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the addition of territory to a crime control and prevention district and to a fire control, prevention, and emergency medical services district. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2900 84-0 (2015) Author: Goldman, Craig
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to compliance with federal voting system standards. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2916 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to voter registration offenses; increasing criminal penalties; creating an offense. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2944 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the deadline for returning a ballot voted by mail. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2953 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the service of a poll watcher in an election. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2961 84-0 (2015) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to ballot language for a proposition to approve the issuance of bonds by a city. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2962 84-0 (2015) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to ballot language for a proposition to approve the issuance of bonds by a county. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2963 84-0 (2015) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to ballot language for a proposition to approve the issuance of bonds by a school district. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2980 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Justin | et. al. Relating to the method for submitting an application for voting by mail to the early voting clerk. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2982 84-0 (2015) Author: Israel, Celia | et. al. Relating to renewal of an appointment as a voluntary deputy registrar. House: Elections Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 2985 84-0 (2015) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to requiring the election of directors of certain districts to be held on a uniform election date. House: Natural Resources
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2986 84-0 (2015) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to recording of minutes for a local canvassing authority. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3005 84-0 (2015) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the deadlines for certain processes and procedures involving an election. House: Elections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3056 84-0 (2015) Author: Reynolds, Ron | et. al. Relating to the procedures for applying for a ballot to be voted by mail; affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3059 84-0 (2015) Author: Reynolds, Ron | et. al. Relating to requirements to vote, including presenting proof of identification; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3080 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to nonpartisan primary elections; authorizing a fee. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3083 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César Relating to posting the location of a polling place used in an election on the secretary of state's website. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3107 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to statements made by an election officer in a joint primary election. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3117 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the removal of a precinct or county chair for abandonment of office. House: Elections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3124 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the use of voting stations accessible to persons with disabilities in certain elections. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3157 84-0 (2015) Author: Faircloth, Wayne
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to notice of cancellation of elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3159 84-0 (2015) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to a contract with a county for election services. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3178 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the assistance of a voter; creating a criminal offense. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3180 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the canvass of election returns for the offices of governor and lieutenant governor. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3188 84-0 (2015) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to the canvassing of primary elections. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3269 84-0 (2015) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to the participation in the countywide polling place program. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3441 84-0 (2015) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the date of the election for trustees of an independent school district. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3516 84-0 (2015) Author: Schubert, Leighton Relating to reimbursement of county expenses for special legislative elections. House: Elections No action taken in committee
HB 3586 84-0 (2015) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the deadline for returning a ballot voted by mail. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3604 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to certain filing fees for candidates in a primary election. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3691 84-0 (2015) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to the use of paper ballots in countywide polling places. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3770 84-0 (2015) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the prosecution of criminal offenses of electioneering near a polling place. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3779 84-0 (2015) Author: Kacal, Kyle Relating to providing certain persons with resources for notifying the voter registrar of a death and related procedures. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3961 84-0 (2015) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to the suspension of an election judge or clerk. House: Elections No action taken in committee
HB 3962 84-0 (2015) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to the time of delivery to the early voting ballot board for ballots voted by mail in certain counties. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 4060 84-0 (2015) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the awarding of attorney's fees in election contest lawsuits. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 4072 84-0 (2015) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the award of attorney's fees in an election contest. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 4130 84-0 (2015) Author: Gonzales, Larry
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the qualifications and method of electing directors of the Jonah Water Special Utility District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 4177 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four Relating to the election date of the North Plains Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HJR 44 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Proposing a constitutional amendment to require that proposed constitutional amendments be approved by a majority of the voters in at least half of the counties of this state. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 49 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Texas Redistricting Commission to redistrict the Texas Legislature and Texas congressional districts and revising procedures for redistricting. House: Redistricting Referred to Redistricting
HJR 122 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Texas Redistricting Commission to redistrict the Texas Legislature and Texas congressional districts and revising procedures for redistricting. House: Redistricting Referred to Redistricting
HJR 146 84-0 (2015) Author: Peña, Gilbert | et. al. Applying to Congress to call a convention, to propose an amendment to the United States Constitution urging the restoration of free and fair elections. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Left pending in committee
SB 51 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to local option elections to legalize or prohibit the operation of eight-liners and the imposition of a fee on eight-liner owners; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 83 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to prohibited deceptive or disenfranchising practices regarding an election; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 119 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to requiring that members of the governing board of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities be elected. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 141 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to a voter educator program for high school seniors. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 170 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to acceptable forms of identification for voting. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 328 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the numbering of local and state propositions on the ballot. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 348 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the designation of certain election days as state holidays. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 349 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the authority of the secretary of state to enforce election laws. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 383 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Bernal, Diego
Relating to the time of delivery to the early voting ballot board for ballots voted by mail in certain counties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 384 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the electronic submission of an application to vote by mail. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 399 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to ballot propositions authorizing certain political subdivisions to issue debt obligations. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 405 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to voter registration at the polling place during early voting. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 406 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to reforming the electoral process; creating a criminal offense. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 407 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the acceptance of a voter. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 535 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the use of certain mobile devices at a polling place. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 733 84-0 (2015) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Workman, Paul
Relating to the authority of certain political subdivisions to change the date of their general elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 975 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the uniform election date. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 990 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the protection of voting rights in the State of Texas; creating a criminal offense. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1034 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Miller, Rick
Relating to voting by mail, including the cancellation of an application for a ballot to be voted by mail. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1050 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the suspension of an election judge or clerk. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1072 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to the removal of a precinct or county chair for abandonment of office. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1074 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to statements made by an election officer in a joint primary election. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1336 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to the powers and duties, the construction of laws, and the election dates of certain groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1448 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Miller, Rick
Relating to holding a primary election for a political party in a county without party leadership. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1491 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the use of a mobile phone by a person occupying a voting station. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1508 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to reimbursement of county expenses for certain special elections. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1525 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the use of communication devices at a voting station. Filed
SB 1551 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to eligibility for appointment as a tabulation supervisor in an election. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1633 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to criminal conduct in connection with an election. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1703 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie
Relating to the deadlines for certain processes and procedures involving an election. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1728 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the days and hours that early voting is conducted by personal appearance. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1779 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José
Sponsor: Minjarez, Ina
Relating to the order of candidate names on a runoff expedited election ballot. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1807 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the system for appraising property for ad valorem tax purposes; authorizing a fee. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2030 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to the election date of the North Plains Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SCR 3 84-0 (2015) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Providing for procedures for the canvass of votes for the governor and lieutenant governor and the inauguration of the governor and lieutenant governor, and inviting the governor to address a joint session of the legislature on January 15, 2015. Signed by the Governor
HB 121 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to requiring that members of the governing board of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities be elected. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 127 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to electioneering on the premises of certain privately owned polling places. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 145 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the reapportionment of state legislative, congressional, and judicial districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Redistricting Commission. House: Redistricting Referred to Redistricting
HB 151 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the adoption of a county charter by Bexar County. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 168 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the operation, powers, and duties of certain water districts; providing clarification of existing authority with regard to the imposition or use of certain assessments, fees, or taxes; providing authority to change a fee or repeal a tax. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 259 83-0 (2013) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Paxton, Ken
Relating to electioneering conducted near a polling place. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 289 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to the authority of the attorney general to investigate election-related offenses. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 329 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the inclusion of an incarcerated person in the population data used for redistricting according to the person's last residence before incarceration. House: Redistricting Referred to Redistricting
HB 331 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to registration powers of volunteer deputy registrars. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 463 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al. Relating to the designation of certain election days as state holidays. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 465 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al. Relating to requirements to vote, including presenting proof of identification; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 491 83-0 (2013) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to the hours during which the polls are open for early voting by personal appearance. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 630 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the filling of vacancies on a political party's county executive committee and the conduct of certain primary elections in the absence of a county executive committee. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 650 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of presidential and vice-presidential candidates to be placed on the ballot. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 682 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the election and qualifications of the commissioner of insurance. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 683 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the election of the commissioner of education. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 684 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the inclusion of an incarcerated person in the population data used for redistricting according to the person's last residence before incarceration. House: Redistricting Referred to Redistricting
HB 816 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to giving notice of certain information about an election electronically. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 927 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to voter registration; creating an offense. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 960 83-0 (2013) Author: Sanford, Scott | et. al. Relating to ballot language for a proposition to approve the issuance of bonds by a county. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 962 83-0 (2013) Author: Sanford, Scott | et. al. Relating to ballot language for a proposition to approve the issuance of bonds by a school district. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 986 83-0 (2013) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the language in which a ballot to be voted by mail is printed. House: Elections Considered in Calendars
HB 1099 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the filing deadline for candidates for nomination by a political party. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1181 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to the preparation of certain election forms. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1197 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to electioneering on the premises of certain privately owned polling places; creating an offense. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1243 83-0 (2013) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the use of direct recording electronic voting machines. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1252 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to the administration of elections; creating an offense. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1253 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to voter registration; creating an offense. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1303 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al. Relating to identification for poll watchers. House: Elections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1330 83-0 (2013) Author: Goldman, Craig
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the election of members of the board of directors of the Benbrook Water Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1350 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the use of appropriated money for certain advertisements, notices, or announcements featuring an elected state officer near an election. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1372 83-0 (2013) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to filling certain vacancies on the governing body of certain home-rule municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on adoption of const. amendment
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 1518 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al. Relating to use of countywide polling places for certain elections. House: Elections Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1635 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to certain high school students serving as early voting clerks in an election. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1794 83-0 (2013) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to ballot propositions authorizing certain political subdivisions to issue bonds. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2003 83-0 (2013) Author: González, Mary Relating to the requirements for the incorporation of certain census-designated places as municipalities. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2006 83-0 (2013) Author: Klick, Stephanie
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to eligibility for appointment as a central counting station manager. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2007 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the selection of electors to vote for president and vice-president based on the proportion of voters voting for each presidential candidate. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2093 83-0 (2013) Author: Harless, Patricia Relating to the early voting period for the general primary and general elections for state and county officers. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2106 83-0 (2013) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don Relating to the early voting period for the general primary and general elections for state and county officers. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2223 83-0 (2013) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the availability of information from the federal Election Assistance Commission on the secretary of state's Internet website. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2233 83-0 (2013) Author: Simmons, Ron
Sponsor: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Relating to signature verification on an early voting ballot voted by mail. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2503 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the territory that may be included in a single county election precinct. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
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 2506 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to nonpartisan primary elections; authorizing a fee. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2512 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the disclosure of certain information to the secretary of state for use in voter registration or the administration of elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2538 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the duty of a county elections administrator to enter into a contract to furnish election services. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2601 83-0 (2013) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to voting a limited ballot on election day following the change of the county of residence by a voter. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2670 83-0 (2013) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to the participation of certain large counties in the countywide polling place program. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2682 83-0 (2013) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to restrictions on activities a poll watcher may perform while on duty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2762 83-0 (2013) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al. Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district; authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2818 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheffield, Ralph
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to certain local option elections and the permits and licenses that can be issued in areas that approved the sale of certain alcoholic beverages in a local option election. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2848 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James Relating to video monitoring of an early voting polling place. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2936 83-0 (2013) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the number of poll watchers who may be appointed and who may serve at a particular location during an election. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2959 83-0 (2013) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to the removal of electronic voting system equipment from the polling place. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3049 83-0 (2013) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the uniform election date. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3053 83-0 (2013) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the date of an election for members of the governing body of a hospital district. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3065 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the payment of state funds by the secretary of state directly to an entity conducting a primary election under contract. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3081 83-0 (2013) Author: Wu, Gene
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the requirements for a person who has recently moved to vote in the precinct of the person's former or current residence. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 3100 83-0 (2013) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to the service of central vote counting station officials under an election services contract or in a joint election. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3101 83-0 (2013) Author: Morrison, Geanie
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to filing deadlines to become a write-in candidate in elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
No action taken in committee
HB 3102 83-0 (2013) Author: Morrison, Geanie | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to political parties' governance and conventions. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3103 83-0 (2013) Author: Morrison, Geanie | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the administration of primary elections, the nomination of candidates by convention, and voting by certain military and overseas voters. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3104 83-0 (2013) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to certain election practices and procedures. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3274 83-0 (2013) Author: Simmons, Ron Relating to the selection of election judges for countywide polling places. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3342 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the designation of super voters. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3840 83-0 (2013) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to the composition of districts for the election of members of the Texas Legislature and the United States House of Representatives from Texas. House: Redistricting Referred to Redistricting
HB 3915 83-0 (2013) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to the Calhoun County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose a voter-approved tax or fee. House: Natural Resources Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HCR 117 83-0 (2013) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al. Expressing support for the Voting Rights Act and urging the United States Congress to protect every citizen's right to participate in the political process by making permanent the provisions of Section 5 of that legislation. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HJR 38 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Texas Redistricting Commission to redistrict the Texas Legislature and Texas congressional districts and revising procedures for redistricting. House: Redistricting Referred to Redistricting
HJR 46 83-0 (2013) Author: Burkett, Cindy Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the election and staggering of terms of county commissioners following a change in boundaries of a commissioners precinct. House: Elections Withdrawn from schedule
HJR 67 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for legislative budget sessions in even-numbered years. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 87 83-0 (2013) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a home-rule municipality to provide in its charter the procedure to fill a vacancy on its governing body for which the unexpired term is 12 months or less. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 116 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Texas Redistricting Commission to redistrict the Texas Legislature and Texas congressional districts and revising procedures for redistricting. House: Redistricting Referred to Redistricting
HJR 145 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the election of all county commissioners if the boundaries of commissioners precincts change following a federal decennial census. House: Elections Referred to Elections
SB 80 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the designation of certain election days as state holidays. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 82 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to prohibited deceptive or disenfranchising practices regarding an election; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 95 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 102 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the rollback tax rate of a taxing unit other than a school district and to voter approval of a proposed tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 168 83-0 (2013) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Farney, Marsha
Relating to the election of members of the board of directors of the Central Texas Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 553 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Johnson, Eric
Relating to certain high school students serving as early voting clerks in an election. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 637 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Relating to notice and election order requirements for bond approval elections held by political subdivisions. House: Elections
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 683 83-0 (2013) Author: Birdwell, Brian
Sponsor: Goldman, Craig
Relating to the election of members of the board of directors of the Benbrook Water Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Laid on the table subject to call
SB 902 83-0 (2013) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to the operation, powers, and duties of certain water districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
SB 910 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to certain election practices and procedures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 928 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the regulation of electioneering at a polling location. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1524 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the composition of districts for the election of members of the Texas Legislature and the United States House of Representatives from Texas. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1651 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to ballot propositions authorizing certain political subdivisions to issue bonds. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1722 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to reforming the electoral process; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1856 83-0 (2013) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the election of board members for emergency services districts in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to County Affairs
HB 46 83-1 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the inclusion of an incarcerated person in the population data used for redistricting according to the person's last residence before incarceration. Filed
HB 16 82-0 (2011) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 107 82-0 (2011) Author: Brown, Fred | et. al. Relating to requiring certain home-rule municipalities to obtain annexation approval from voters in the area to be annexed. House: Land & Resource Management Considered in Calendars
HB 112 82-0 (2011) Author: Harless, Patricia | et. al. Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 150 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the composition of the districts for the election of members of the Texas House of Representatives. House: Redistricting
Senate: Redistricting, Select
Effective in 90 days -- 8/29/11
HB 153 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to electioneering near certain privately owned polling places. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 184 82-0 (2011) Author: Johnson, Eric
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the cancellation of a special election to fill a vacancy in the legislature. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 186 82-0 (2011) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification; creating a penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 250 82-0 (2011) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification; providing penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 295 82-0 (2011) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to certification for placement on the ballot of candidates for president or vice-president of the United States. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 310 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Tracy | et. al. Relating to election procedures and qualifications of members of boards of directors for water supply or sewer service corporations. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 317 82-0 (2011) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to the authority of a county to regulate land use after a local option election. Filed
HB 339 82-0 (2011) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Relating to the use of certain voting equipment in an election that does not involve a federal office. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 363 82-0 (2011) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to urban renewal authority of municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 401 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Todd | et. al. Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 416 82-0 (2011) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to providing for voter registration at a polling place during early voting by personal appearance and related procedures. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 431 82-0 (2011) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the adoption of a county charter by Bexar County. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 529 82-0 (2011) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to certification for placement on the ballot of candidates for president or vice-president of the United States. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 539 82-0 (2011) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al. Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 589 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the authority of a county elections administrator to engage in certain political activity. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 600 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the composition of the districts for the election of members of the State Board of Education. House: Redistricting
Senate: Redistricting, Select
Effective in 90 days -- 8/29/11
HB 624 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 648 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to the appointment of a conservator for and authorizing the dissolution of the Bexar Metropolitan Water District; providing a penalty. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 717 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al. Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 725 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the operation, powers, and duties of certain water districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
HB 804 82-0 (2011) Author: Lewis, Tryon | et. al. Relating to the offense of illegal voting by a person who is not a United States citizen. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 813 82-0 (2011) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the election of the commissioner of insurance. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 900 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to the composition of the congressional districts for the State of Texas. House: Redistricting Referred to Redistricting
HB 1005 82-0 (2011) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to the procedures for registering to vote and accepting a voter at a polling place; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1038 82-0 (2011) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to prohibited deceptive or disenfranchising practices regarding an election; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1074 82-0 (2011) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to the hours during which the polls are open for early voting by personal appearance. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1136 82-0 (2011) Author: Aycock, Jimmie
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to requiring an election authority to provide notice to certain county chairs regarding certain election activities. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1175 82-0 (2011) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the election of the governing body of certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1282 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim | et. al. Relating to the selection of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1306 82-0 (2011) Author: Sheffield, Ralph | et. al. Relating to a person's eligibility for appointment as a volunteer deputy voter registrar. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1351 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to Voter Education Week. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1401 82-0 (2011) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to who may participate in certain local option elections to prohibit or authorize the sale of alcoholic beverages. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1419 82-0 (2011) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the use of direct recording electronic voting machines. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1430 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the reapportionment of state legislative, congressional, and judicial districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Redistricting Commission. House: Redistricting Referred to Redistricting
HB 1458 82-0 (2011) Author: Harless, Patricia | et. al. Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification; providing penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1464 82-0 (2011) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Relating to voter eligibility and registration in El Paso County Water Improvement District No. 1. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1503 82-0 (2011) Author: White, James | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the qualifications to serve as a special peace officer at a polling place. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1533 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to voter registration. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1545 82-0 (2011) Author: Lewis, Tryon
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the authority of certain political subdivisions to change the date of their general elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1561 82-0 (2011) Author: Orr, Rob Relating to the authority of a municipality to implement a photographic traffic signal enforcement system and impose civil penalties. House: Urban Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1563 82-0 (2011) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the period of time between certain local option elections to legalize or prohibit the sale of alcoholic beverages. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1627 82-0 (2011) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the eligibility requirements of election judges. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1678 82-0 (2011) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the employment of an elections administrator. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1696 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to the authority of the attorney general to investigate election-related offenses. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1713 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to payment of expenses for certain elections. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1717 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John | et. al. Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1745 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to impose term limits on the members of their governing bodies. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1789 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the payment of state funds directly to an entity that conducts a primary election under contract in certain counties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1881 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to elections to confirm the creation of certain water districts. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1904 82-0 (2011) Author: Sheffield, Ralph | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the deadlines for write-in candidates for the office of county or precinct chair of a political party. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1925 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to voter registration; creating an offense. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1926 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the administration of elections; creating an offense. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1975 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Phil Relating to the submission of certain election changes under Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1976 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Phil Relating to voting in the precinct of former residence. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2051 82-0 (2011) Author: Peña, Aaron | et. al. Relating to the oath taken by a person who assists a voter. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2053 82-0 (2011) Author: Peña, Aaron | et. al. Relating to ineligibility to serve as a poll watcher. House: Elections Considered in Calendars
HB 2056 82-0 (2011) Author: Peña, Aaron | et. al. Relating to notification regarding certain changes to early voting polling locations. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2057 82-0 (2011) Author: Peña, Aaron | et. al. Relating to the creation of the offense of criminal conspiracy to interfere with an election. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2058 82-0 (2011) Author: Peña, Aaron | et. al. Relating to the offense of unacknowledged assistance to a voter in completing an application for a ballot to be voted by mail. House: Elections Considered in Calendars
HB 2060 82-0 (2011) Author: Peña, Aaron | et. al. Relating to the confidentiality of certain information regarding state election inspectors. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2070 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to polling places for runoff elections in certain small counties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2181 82-0 (2011) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the deadlines for write-in candidates for the office of county or precinct chair of a political party. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2191 82-0 (2011) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the language in which a ballot to be voted by mail is printed. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2194 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to certain election practices and procedures; providing a penalty. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 2231 82-0 (2011) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the election of emergency services district boards in certain counties. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2298 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the hours during which the polls are open for early voting by personal appearance. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2316 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to county powers, duties, and services, including the powers and duties of certain districts, and the authorization of certain health care programs and studies. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2317 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to granting Hill Country counties regulatory authority and the authority to impose development fees for roadway infrastructure; providing penalties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2391 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to training for volunteer deputy voter registrars. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2456 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the rollback tax rate of a taxing unit other than a school district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2458 82-0 (2011) Author: Munoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to filling certain vacancies on the governing body of certain home-rule municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2501 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to voting in property owners' association elections. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2588 82-0 (2011) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to observation of voter assistance by a poll watcher. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2589 82-0 (2011) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to the distribution and delivery of voter registration applications by volunteer deputy registrars; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2595 82-0 (2011) Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the electronic submission and recording of documents associated with voting by mail. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2601 82-0 (2011) Author: Nash, Barbara Relating to the removal of political signs from private property; providing a penalty. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2612 82-0 (2011) Author: Aliseda, Jose Relating to notification to the attorney general regarding allegations of criminal conduct in connection with an election. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2752 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey | et. al. Relating to the removal of a political party's county chair. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2753 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to eligibility for certain political party offices. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2761 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce | et. al.
Relating to meetings, elections, and records of certain property owners' associations. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 1/1/12
HB 2817 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to certain election practices and procedures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2891 82-0 (2011) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to the provision of a voter's fingerprints with a mailed ballot. House: Elections No action taken in committee
HB 2920 82-0 (2011) Author: Reynolds, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the authority of a governing body of a Type C general law city to adopt an ordinance to determine the manner of when commissioners run for elected office. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2972 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Todd
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the municipal sales and use tax for street maintenance. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3019 82-0 (2011) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the option to vote a paper ballot. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3036 82-0 (2011) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the municipal sales and use tax for street maintenance. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 3055 82-0 (2011) Author: Peña, Aaron | et. al. Relating to the penalty for providing false information on an application for a ballot to be voted by mail. House: Elections Postponed
HB 3056 82-0 (2011) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to the forfeiture of contraband used in the commission of certain offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported favorably as substituted
HB 3057 82-0 (2011) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to the distribution of voter registration applications by volunteer deputy registrars; creating an offense. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3072 82-0 (2011) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to a requirement for photo identification for poll watchers. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3092 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to local options regarding transportation and mobility improvement projects in certain counties. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3103 82-0 (2011) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the penalty for fraudulent or deceptive voting practices; creating an offense. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3113 82-0 (2011) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to the offense for purportedly acting as a volunteer deputy registrar. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3158 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to verification of precinct and ballot styles during the public testing of direct recording electronic voting machine systems. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3214 82-0 (2011) Author: Aliseda, Jose Relating to providing notice to certain state agencies of a criminal investigation relating to an election. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3222 82-0 (2011) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to the hours during which the polls are open for early voting by personal appearance. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3223 82-0 (2011) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to voting after polls close. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3271 82-0 (2011) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to the removal of electronic voting system equipment from the polling place. House: Elections Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3276 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the right of sheriff's departments in certain counties to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3301 82-0 (2011) Author: Price, Walter "Four" Relating to additional partial counts of electronic voting system ballots. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3332 82-0 (2011) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to the hours of service of a poll watcher at a precinct polling place. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3438 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to an election to authorize a sales and use tax adopted by certain municipalities to finance sports and community venues to be used for economic development purposes. House: Ways & Means Meeting cancelled
HB 3448 82-0 (2011) Author: Aliseda, Jose Relating to requirements for the application form for an early voting mail ballot. House: Elections Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 3498 82-0 (2011) Author: Aliseda, Jose | et. al. Relating to the penalty for illegal voting. House: Elections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3518 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to local funding for mobility improvement and transportation projects; providing authority to impose a tax, issue bonds, and impose penalties. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3540 82-0 (2011) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the administration of appraisal districts and the appraisal of property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3594 82-0 (2011) Author: Aliseda, Jose Relating to the termination of a volunteer deputy registrar for the submission of late or incomplete applications for voter registration. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3627 82-0 (2011) Author: Aliseda, Jose Relating to the use of audio and visual recording devices in a polling place. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3751 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the presiding officers of the early voting ballot board and a recount committee used in certain elections. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3805 82-0 (2011) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to director elections and powers of the Texana Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3865 82-0 (2011) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the Hays Trinity Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3866 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Doug
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the date for the election of directors of the Hill Country Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HJR 94 82-0 (2011) Author: Cain, Erwin Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to elections for directors in certain groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HJR 95 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Texas Redistricting Commission to establish legislative and congressional districts and revising constitutional redistricting procedures. House: Redistricting Referred to Redistricting
HJR 120 82-0 (2011) Author: Munoz, Jr., Sergio Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a home-rule municipality to provide in its charter the procedure to fill a vacancy on its governing body for which the unexpired term is 24 months or less. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HR 2020 82-0 (2011) Author: Harless, Patricia Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 14. Reported enrolled
SB 14 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al.
Sponsor: Harless, Patricia | et. al.
Relating to requirements to vote, including presenting proof of identification; providing criminal penalties. House: Voter Identification & Voter Fraud, Select
Senate: Committee of the Whole Senate
See remarks for effective date
SB 137 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the authority of a county to regulate land development after a local option election. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 210 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the designation of certain election days as state holidays. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 212 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to prohibited deceptive or disenfranchising practices regarding an election; providing criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 213 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the registration of voters at a polling place and related procedures. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 215 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the date on which certain voters may be removed from a county's voter registration list and related requirements. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 216 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to procedures related to the placement of a voter on the suspense list. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 307 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the composition of the districts for the election of members of the State Board of Education. Senate: Redistricting, Select Referred to Redistricting, Select
SB 333 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: King, Tracy
Relating to election procedures and qualifications of members of boards of directors for water supply or sewer service corporations. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 341 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Menendez, Jose | et. al.
Relating to authorizing the dissolution of the Bexar Metropolitan Water District; providing a penalty. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
SB 380 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the election of the governing body of certain municipalities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 437 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to residency requirements for voting in certain municipal utility district elections. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 722 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 849 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to certain election practices and procedures. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 865 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the payment of state funds directly to an entity that conducts a primary election under contract in certain counties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1033 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the authority of certain political subdivisions to change the date of their general elections. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1128 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the conduct and administration of elections. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1180 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to hotel occupancy taxes and livestock facility use taxes for certain venue projects. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1199 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to a ballot by mail single language requirement. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1268 82-0 (2011) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the right of sheriff's departments in certain counties to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 1283 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the penalty for fraudulent or deceptive voting practices; creating an offense. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1375 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to who may participate in certain local option elections to prohibit or authorize the sale of alcoholic beverages. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1398 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to verification of precinct and ballot styles during the public testing of direct recording electronic voting machine systems. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1418 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to filling certain vacancies on the governing body of certain home-rule municipalities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1815 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to electioneering on the premises of certain privately owned polling places. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1895 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to director elections and powers of the Texana Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1919 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the election from single-member districts of the governing body of certain populous municipalities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SCR 3 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Providing for procedures for the canvass of votes for the governor and lieutenant governor and the inauguration of the governor and lieutenant governor. Signed by the Governor
SJR 41 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a home-rule municipality to provide in its charter the procedure to fill a vacancy on its governing body for which the unexpired term is 24 months or less. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SR 935 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 14. Reported enrolled
HB 42 82-1 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the operation, powers, and duties of certain water districts. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 43 82-1 (2011) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to election through secret ballot of a labor union as the exclusive bargaining representative. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HJR 13 82-1 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the election and staggering of terms of county commissioners following a change in boundaries of a commissioners precinct. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 9 81-0 (2009) Author: Truitt, Vicki | et. al. Relating to transportation funding in this state. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 104 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to the reapportionment of state legislative, congressional, and judicial districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Redistricting Commission. House: Redistricting Left pending in committee
HB 125 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Betty | et. al. Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 129 81-0 (2009) Author: Gutierrez, Roland | et. al. Relating to the election of the commissioner of insurance. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 157 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the registration of voters at a polling place and related procedures. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 173 81-0 (2009) Author: Homer, Mark | et. al. Relating to the election of the commissioner of insurance. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 245 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the registration of voters at a polling place and related procedures. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 248 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the protection of the rights of Texas voters without regard to race, color, ethnicity, or membership in a language minority group. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 282 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the designation of certain election days as state holidays. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 283 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to prohibited deceptive election practices; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 312 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to electioneering near certain privately owned polling places. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 328 81-0 (2009) Author: Heflin, Joe
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to abolishing the office of inspector of hides and animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 334 81-0 (2009) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Relating to requiring an election authority to provide notice to certain county chairs regarding certain election activities. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 355 81-0 (2009) Author: Aycock, Jimmie | et. al. Relating to the use of certain voting equipment in an election that does not involve a federal office. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 371 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to dissolution of certain property owners' associations. House: Business & Industry Subcommittee members named
HB 373 81-0 (2009) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al. Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 386 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al. Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 452 81-0 (2009) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to early voting by mail by any qualified voter. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 496 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the procedure for holding a special election. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 512 81-0 (2009) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon | et. al. Relating to the hours during which the polls are open for early voting by personal appearance. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 592 81-0 (2009) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to the election, and validation of acts, of members of the board of directors of Anderson County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 677 81-0 (2009) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to violations of laws administered and enforced by the Texas Ethics Commission and to sworn complaints alleging such violations. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 688 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to the election of certain members of the board of trustees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 694 81-0 (2009) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to Gonzales Healthcare Systems. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 753 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the date for electing directors of the Goliad County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 817 81-0 (2009) Author: Shelton, Mark Relating to the time for dissolution of crime control prevention districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 820 81-0 (2009) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon | et. al. Relating to certain ballot access requirements. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 957 81-0 (2009) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the eligibility of certain public officers to the legislature and prohibiting legislators from other public employment. House: State Affairs Postponed
HB 984 81-0 (2009) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to the election and qualifications of the commissioner of insurance. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1103 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to a study regarding uniform election dates. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1144 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to eligibility to serve as a poll watcher. House: Elections Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 1173 81-0 (2009) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to the right of certain municipalities to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1175 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Susan Relating to allowing the governing bodies of certain municipalities to order a local option election relating to the sale of alcoholic beverages. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1256 81-0 (2009) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to requiring the posting of notice of voter complaint information at a polling place. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1366 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to ballot language in an election authorizing the issuance of bonds for hospital district system improvements. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1397 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to venue projects in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1414 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1448 81-0 (2009) Author: Allen, Alma
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the requirements for voter registration. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1475 81-0 (2009) Author: Sheffield, Ralph Relating to the election of directors of the Clearwater Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 1493 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the use of certain devices in a polling place. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1546 81-0 (2009) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the authorization for a local option election in Montgomery County to limit the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead to 103 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year for purposes of ad valorem taxation by each political subdivision all of the territory of which is located in the county. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1660 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the composition of the board of directors of an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1683 81-0 (2009) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to the election, and validation of acts, of members of the board of directors of Anderson County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 1719 81-0 (2009) Author: Thibaut, Kristi Relating to the date on which certain voters may be removed from a county's voter registration list and related requirements. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1927 81-0 (2009) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to Voter Education Week. House: Elections Left pending in committee
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 1947 81-0 (2009) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the election and terms of office of directors of the Guadalupe County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2101 81-0 (2009) Author: Pierson, Paula
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy
Relating to the place for the convening of a county convention. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2209 81-0 (2009) Author: Peña, Aaron | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to a voter educator program for high school seniors. House: Elections
Senate: Education
No action taken in committee
HB 2301 81-0 (2009) Author: Marquez, Marisa | et. al. Relating to the creation of a county ethics commission in certain counties; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: County Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2419 81-0 (2009) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to allowing the governing bodies of certain municipalities to order a local option election relating to the sale of alcoholic beverages. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2468 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to public access to the examination and approval of voting systems used in an election. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2513 81-0 (2009) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to the procedures for registering to vote and accepting a voter at a polling place; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2524 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the accuracy, security, and reliability of certain electronic voting systems. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2529 81-0 (2009) Author: Harless, Patricia
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the terms of office of commissioners of certain emergency services districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
See remarks for effective date
HB 2561 81-0 (2009) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon Relating to a program allowing for countywide voting locations in certain elections. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2656 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Doug | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Relating to the composition of the board of trustees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2691 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to elections affecting the boundaries of a public junior college district. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2801 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the use of emergency paper ballots. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2847 81-0 (2009) Author: Riddle, Debbie
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to using county election precincts for any election held on the November uniform election date. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2997 81-0 (2009) Author: Heflin, Joe Relating to the requirements for accepting a provisional ballot. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3008 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the right of certain counties to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. House: County Affairs Posting rule suspended
HB 3011 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to the right of certain counties to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3062 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the notice of an election provided to a voter registrar. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3290 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the acceptance of a voter for voting. House: Elections No action taken in committee
HB 3331 81-0 (2009) Author: Pierson, Paula | et. al. Relating to local option alcoholic beverage elections to change the status of an existing voting unit. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3335 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the creation and powers of certain groundwater and surface water districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
HB 3341 81-0 (2009) Author: Miklos, Robert | et. al. Relating to the creation of a transportation development corporation in certain municipalities; authorizing local option elections for funding mass transit projects. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3448 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to local options regarding transportation and mobility improvement projects in certain counties. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3458 81-0 (2009) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to the requirements for a petition proposing an amendment to the charter of a home-rule municipality. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3491 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the creation, administration, powers, and duties of a county assistance district. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 3521 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the Fox Crossing Water District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3606 81-0 (2009) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al. Relating to election through secret ballot of a labor union as the exclusive bargaining representative. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3626 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the North Wheeler County Hospital District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 3636 81-0 (2009) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the use of direct recording electronic voting machines. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3651 81-0 (2009) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to the ineligibility of a railroad commissioner to become a candidate for another public office. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3830 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to certain election practices and procedures; providing penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3902 81-0 (2009) Author: Heflin, Joe Relating to the requirements for accepting a special provisional ballot. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3972 81-0 (2009) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to the election of certain members of the board of trustees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 3997 81-0 (2009) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to an election requirement for imposing new taxes and fees and increasing existing taxes and fees by local governments. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4019 81-0 (2009) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to the Gainesville Hospital District. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 4193 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to a joint election for trustees of an independent school board. House: Public Education
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 4210 81-0 (2009) Author: Sheffield, Ralph Relating to the election of directors of the Clearwater Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4223 81-0 (2009) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to the composition of certain state representative districts. House: Redistricting Referred to Redistricting
HB 4295 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the right of certain municipalities to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
HB 4298 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the right of certain hospital districts to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. House: County Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 4436 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to the period during which a judicial candidate or officeholder may accept political contributions. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 4498 81-0 (2009) Author: Hamilton, Mike
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 4653 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to certain election practices and procedures relating to the conduct of elections; providing penalties. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 4658 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to regulation of property and casualty insurance rates, required use by insurers of certain standard insurance policy forms for residential property insurance, and the election of the commissioner of insurance. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 4690 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the eligibility of a voter to vote in the general election for state and county officers, including an election held in conjunction with that election, if the voter's residence has changed. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 4715 81-0 (2009) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the terms of temporary directors and to deadlines for elections to confirm the creation of East Montgomery County Municipal Utility Districts Nos. 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, and 14, Montgomery County Municipal Utility Districts Nos. 100 and 101, and Liberty County Municipal Utility District No. 5. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4729 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda Relating to changes in the territory, board of directors, and water use fees of the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4730 81-0 (2009) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the Martin County Hospital District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4743 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the creation of the Terrell County Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4748 81-0 (2009) Author: Gattis, Dan
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the authority of the Williamson County Municipal Utility District No. 21 to extend the time limit for holding a confirmation and initial directors' election and to divide into two districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4812 81-0 (2009) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to the date of an election to confirm the creation of the Lavaca County Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources Received from the House
HJR 19 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Texas Redistricting Commission to establish legislative and congressional districts and revising constitutional redistricting procedures. House: Redistricting Left pending in committee
HJR 39 81-0 (2009) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Post-ratifying Amendment XXIV to the Constitution of the United States prohibiting the denial or abridgment of the right to vote for failure to pay any poll tax or other tax. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 67 81-0 (2009) Author: Creighton, Brandon Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to provide for a local option election in Montgomery County to limit the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead to 103 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year for purposes of ad valorem taxation by each political subdivision all of the territory of which is located in the county. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 99 81-0 (2009) Author: Quintanilla, Chente | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to legalize and regulate the conduct of gaming in this state in counties that by local option election approve the conduct of that gaming. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 115 81-0 (2009) Author: Merritt, Tommy Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that a railroad commissioner is ineligible to become a candidate for another public office during the term for which the railroad commissioner is elected or appointed. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HJR 118 81-0 (2009) Author: Homer, Mark Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that a member of the legislature or other person who holds elective office, other than a municipal office with a term of two years or less, automatically vacates the office held on announcing a candidacy or becoming a candidate for another elective office when the unexpired portion of the person's term of office exceeds one year and providing that a person who holds another office is not eligible to serve in the legislature during the term of the office held unless the person resigned that office on announcing a candidacy or becoming a candidate for the legislature. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 119 81-0 (2009) Author: Homer, Mark | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that a member of the legislature automatically vacates the office held on announcing a candidacy or becoming a candidate for another elective office in a general or primary election when the unexpired portion of the member's term of office exceeds one year and providing that a person who holds another office is not eligible to serve in the legislature during the term of the office held unless, on announcing a candidacy or becoming a candidate for the legislature in a general or primary election, the person resigned that office. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 120 81-0 (2009) Author: Homer, Mark Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that a person who holds elective office, other than a municipal office with a term of two years or less, automatically vacates the office held on announcing a candidacy or becoming a candidate for another elective office when the unexpired portion of the person's term of office exceeds one year. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 137 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to early voting by mail by any qualified voter. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 138 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the designation of certain election days as state holidays. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 139 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to prohibited deceptive or disenfranchising practices regarding an election; providing criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 140 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the registration of voters at a polling place and related procedures. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 218 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the limitation on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 245 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the use of direct recording electronic voting systems. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 362 81-0 (2009) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al.
Sponsor: Smith, Todd
Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification. House: Elections
Senate: Committee of the Whole Senate
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 363 81-0 (2009) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the procedures for registering to vote and accepting a voter at a polling place. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 399 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to abolishing the office of inspector of hides and animals. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 438 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the date on which certain voters may be removed from a county's voter registration list and related requirements. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 575 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al.
Sponsor: Shelton, Mark
Relating to the time for dissolution of crime control and prevention districts and to certain taxes imposed by such districts or by fire control, prevention, and emergency medical services districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
See remarks for effective date
SB 606 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to Gonzales Healthcare Systems; authorizing a tax. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 690 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the requirements for a petition proposing an amendment to the charter of a home-rule municipality. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 764 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
Relating to the right of certain municipalities to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 834 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the date for electing directors of the Goliad County Groundwater Conservation District. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 848 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Cook, Byron
Relating to the election, and validation of acts, of members of the board of directors of Anderson County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 855 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to a county motor fuels tax in certain counties for mobility improvement projects; providing authority to impose the tax, issue bonds, and impose penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 927 81-0 (2009) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Smith, Todd
Relating to tampering with a direct recording electronic voting machine. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1025 81-0 (2009) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the votes required for a candidate to be elected to office. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1034 81-0 (2009) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to allowing the governing bodies of certain municipalities to order a local option election relating to the sale of alcoholic beverages. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1242 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to the area near a polling place within which electioneering and loitering are prohibited. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1310 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Smith, Todd | et. al.
Relating to a program allowing for countywide voting locations in certain elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 1368 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Marquez, Marisa
Relating to the creation of a county ethics commission in certain counties; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: County Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1430 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to election through secret ballot of a labor union as the exclusive bargaining representative. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1450 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to the right of certain municipalities to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1534 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to county assistance districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1618 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the election of the governing body of certain municipalities. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1637 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the election and terms of office of directors of the Guadalupe County Groundwater Conservation District. Senate: Natural Resources Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1680 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to voter approval for certain contracts between political subdivisions and private entities relating to correctional facilities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1687 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to the right of certain counties to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1755 81-0 (2009) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Sheffield, Ralph
Relating to the election of directors of the Clearwater Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1867 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to procedures related to the placement of a voter on the suspense list. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1970 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Smith, Todd
Relating to certain election practices and procedures; providing penalties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1986 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the Gainesville Hospital District. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 2066 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the place for the convening of a county convention. 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 2093 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to the North Wheeler County Hospital District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2101 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the regulation of fireworks by counties; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2132 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the election and qualifications of the commissioner of insurance. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2137 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to filing with the Texas Ethics Commission disclosure reports relating to local governmental entities and local government officers. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2429 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the appraisal of property for ad valorem tax purposes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2440 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Corte, Jr., Frank | et. al.
Relating to the Bexar Metropolitan Water District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
SB 2456 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Rios Ybarra, Tara
Relating to the creation of the Brush Country Groundwater Conservation District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 2461 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to deadlines for elections to confirm the creation of East Montgomery County Municipal Utility Districts Nos. 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, and 14, Montgomery County Municipal Utility Districts Nos. 100 and 101, and Liberty County Municipal Utility District No. 5. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 2474 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Bolton, Valinda
Relating to changes in the territory, board of directors, and water use fees of the Barton Springs-Edwards Aquifer Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 2490 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the right of certain counties to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 2499 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the Martin County Hospital District. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SJR 27 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Post-ratifying Amendment XXIV to the Constitution of the United States prohibiting the denial or abridgment of the right to vote for failure to pay any poll tax or other tax. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 29 81-0 (2009) Author: Ogden, Steve Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring a candidate for public office to win by a margin of one percent of the votes cast at the election before the candidate is elected to that office. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SJR 47 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a county to regulate land development if approved by a majority vote in a countywide election. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 112 80-0 (2007) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to the reapportionment of state legislative, congressional, and judicial districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Redistricting Commission. House: Redistricting Left pending in committee
HB 218 80-0 (2007) Author: Brown, Betty | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy | et. al.
Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Co-sponsor authorized
HB 244 80-0 (2007) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the protection of the rights of Texas voters without regard to race, color, ethnicity, or membership in a language minority group. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 266 80-0 (2007) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the designation of certain election days as state holidays. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 515 80-0 (2007) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the applicability of the Texas no-call list to campaign-related calls made using an automated telephone dialing system. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 556 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the requirements for accessibility to voting equipment by persons with disabilities in certain elections and reimbursement from state funds for costs associated with a special election held statewide. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 597 80-0 (2007) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the creation of an address confidentiality program to assist victims of family violence or stalking in maintaining confidential addresses. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 605 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the creation of a library district. House: Urban Affairs Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 626 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the procedures for registering to vote. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 629 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Phil
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the date for a consolidation election of two or more municipalities. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 736 80-0 (2007) Author: Straus, Joe | et. al. Relating to the applicability of the Texas no-call list to campaign-related calls made using an automated telephone dialing system. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 951 80-0 (2007) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district. House: Local Government Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 979 80-0 (2007) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1364 80-0 (2007) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the accuracy, security, and reliability of certain electronic voting systems. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1463 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to increasing the penalties for certain criminal offenses involving an election. House: Elections Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 1524 80-0 (2007) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to sports and community venue projects. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1631 80-0 (2007) Author: Heflin, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to abolishing the office of inspector of hides and animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1642 80-0 (2007) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon | et. al. Relating to the days on which early voting by personal appearance may begin. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1813 80-0 (2007) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to requiring that members of the governing board of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities be elected officials. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1921 80-0 (2007) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the use of certain devices in a polling place. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
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 2035 80-0 (2007) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to prohibited deceptive or disenfranchising practices regarding an election; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2087 80-0 (2007) Author: Hill, Fred
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al.
Relating to the holding by a county, municipality, or junior college district of a petition-initiated election on whether to establish a limitation on increases in the amount of ad valorem taxes imposed by the county, municipality, or junior college district on residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2209 80-0 (2007) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the use of alternate forms of voting in certain elections. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2227 80-0 (2007) Author: Heflin, Joe | et. al. Relating to authorizing the secretary of state to distribute state funds made available to reimburse political subdivisions for costs associated with a special constitutional amendment election. House: Appropriations Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2280 80-0 (2007) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to eligibility of voters to sign ballot access petitions. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2589 80-0 (2007) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the imposition of a civil penalty in connection with a self-corrected statement, registration, or report filed with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2711 80-0 (2007) Author: Straus, Joe Relating to multi-jurisdictional library districts. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 2824 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the eligibility of a voter to vote in a joint election if the voter's residence has changed. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2840 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Susan
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the requirements for a petition seeking an election to abolish a municipality's corporate existence. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2912 80-0 (2007) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Relating to requiring an election authority to provide notice to certain county chairs regarding certain election activities. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2926 80-0 (2007) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to using county election precincts in every county for any election held on the November uniform election date. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2956 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to the effect of a charter provision relating to the sale of alcoholic beverages for off-premise consumption on a subsequent local option election for the sale of alcoholic beverages in certain home-rule municipalities. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 2996 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to disclosure and use of sales price information for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 3084 80-0 (2007) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the municipal street maintenance sales tax. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3105 80-0 (2007) Author: Anchia, Rafael
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to a program allowing for countywide voting locations in certain elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3143 80-0 (2007) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to electioneering near a polling place. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3176 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to petition requirements for ordering a local option election to legalize or prohibit the sale of certain alcoholic beverages. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 3268 80-0 (2007) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the authority of voters of certain municipalities to extend or change the purposes of a sales and use tax for certain economic development corporations. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 3323 80-0 (2007) Author: Homer, Mark | et. al. Relating to the election of the commissioner of insurance. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3343 80-0 (2007) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to publicizing a list of voters' rights. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3582 80-0 (2007) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to the method of calling a local option election to legalize or prohibit the sale of alcoholic beverages in certain municipalities. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 3662 80-0 (2007) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the election of the governor. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3723 80-0 (2007) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the voting rights of residents in an area annexed for limited purposes under a strategic partnership agreement. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3725 80-0 (2007) Author: Elkins, Gary | et. al. Relating to the governance of certain municipal school districts. House: Elections
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 4076 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to voting station requirements for elections held by the Lipan-Kickapoo Water Conservation District. House: Elections Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4129 80-0 (2007) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the election of junior college district trustees by plurality vote. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HJR 4 80-0 (2007) Author: Dunnam, Jim Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing general law to provide for the vote required to be elected governor. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HJR 22 80-0 (2007) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Texas Redistricting Commission to establish legislative and congressional districts and revising constitutional redistricting procedures. House: Redistricting Left pending in committee
HJR 39 80-0 (2007) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Post-ratifying Amendment XXIV to the Constitution of the United States prohibiting the denial or abridgment of the right to vote for failure to pay any poll tax or other tax. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on intent calendar
SB 241 80-0 (2007) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the creation of a library district. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 269 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to a program allowing for countywide voting locations in certain elections. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 540 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to the accuracy, security, and reliability of certain electronic voting systems. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 575 80-0 (2007) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to limitations on increases in the appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
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 695 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the designation of certain election days as state holidays. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs

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