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HB 4314 86-0 (2019) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the adoption of noise regulations by certain counties; creating a criminal offense; authorizing fees. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4582 86-0 (2019) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the authority of certain counties to regulate noise levels in residential areas; creating a criminal offense. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 295 85-0 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the adoption of noise regulations by certain counties; providing a criminal penalty; authorizing a fee. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2793 85-0 (2017) Author: Dean, Jay Relating to the punishment for certain behavior constituting disorderly conduct; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3550 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to guidelines for and adjustments to highway noise barriers. House: Transportation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3551 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to the conduct of a live sound study after the completion of certain transportation projects. House: Transportation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4024 85-0 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the authority of certain counties to regulate noise levels in residential areas; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 153 84-0 (2015) Author: Harless, Patricia Relating to the adoption of noise regulations by certain counties; providing a criminal penalty; authorizing a fee. House: County Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 790 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to a study on the implementation and effectiveness of sound mitigation measures on certain highways. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
HB 2533 84-0 (2015) Author: Goldman, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the repeal of an offense prohibiting offensive noise on a premises covered by an alcoholic beverage license or permit. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 247 83-0 (2013) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the adoption of noise regulations by certain counties; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 956 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the prosecution of the offense of disorderly conduct involving certain unreasonable noise. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1367 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to county regulation of sound levels; providing a criminal penalty; authorizing a fee. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2815 83-0 (2013) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to noise abatement procedures on certain turnpikes. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 190 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the adoption of noise regulations by certain counties; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2023 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to county regulation of sound levels; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2180 82-0 (2011) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the prosecution of the offense of disorderly conduct involving unreasonable noise. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2687 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to county regulation of sound levels; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 337 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the authority of certain counties to enact noise regulations; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 862 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the prosecution of the offense of disorderly conduct involving unreasonable noise. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 362 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to the authority of certain counties to enact noise regulations; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 445 81-0 (2009) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to installing sound barriers and beautification along certain parts of State Highway 288 in Houston. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 760 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to county regulation of sound levels; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1115 81-0 (2009) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al. Relating to the adoption of noise regulations by certain counties; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1507 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain populous counties to adopt noise regulations; providing criminal and civil penalties. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2732 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al. Relating to the regulation of barking dogs by certain counties as a nuisance. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 3380 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to the barking of dogs in unincorporated areas of a county. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1893 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the authority of certain counties to enact noise regulations; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2345 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to county regulation of sound levels; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 176 80-0 (2007) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the authority of certain counties to enact noise regulations; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 182 80-0 (2007) Author: Brown, Betty | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the authority of certain counties to enact noise regulations; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
HB 408 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the regulation of barking dogs by certain counties as a nuisance. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HCR 249 80-0 (2007) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Urging Congress and the Federal Aviation Administration to reexamine federal policies on the mitigation of aircraft noise. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 283 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the authority of certain counties to enact noise regulations; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 217 79-0 (2005) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the authority of certain counties to enact noise regulations; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 663 79-0 (2005) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the regulation of barking dogs by certain counties as a nuisance. House: County Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1628 79-0 (2005) Author: Brown, Betty | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain counties to enact noise regulations; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2545 79-0 (2005) Author: Casteel, Carter Relating to the authority of counties to enact noise regulations; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 223 78-0 (2003) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the authority of certain counties to enact noise regulations; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2017 78-0 (2003) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the authority of counties to enact noise regulations; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 2018 78-0 (2003) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the presumption that a noise is unreasonable for purposes of establishing the commission of the offense of disorderly conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 1801 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the authority of certain counties to enact noise regulations; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 126 77-0 (2001) Author: West, George | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the prosecution of and the punishment for the offense of disorderly conduct involving unreasonable noise. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Postponed
HB 581 77-0 (2001) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the punishment for the offense of disorderly conduct involving the making of unreasonable noise. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 665 77-0 (2001) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the authority of certain counties to enact noise regulations; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1165 77-0 (2001) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al. Relating to liability in relation to and regulation of the ownership, operation, and use of sport shooting ranges. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 1837 77-0 (2001) Author: Denny, Mary
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to restrictions on the application of noise regulations to sport shooting ranges. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2702 77-0 (2001) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to regulating the noise level of motorboats. House: State Recreational Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1121 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to restrictions on the application of noise regulations to sport shooting ranges. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 274 76-0 (1999) Author: West, George | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of the offense of disorderly conduct involving unreasonable noise. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 567 76-0 (1999) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to the erection of sound barrier walls along certain parts of Interstate Highway 610 in Houston. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1444 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al. Relating to noise abatement measures on certain highways in this state. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Transportation
HB 691 75-0 (1997) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Relating to the erection of sound barrier walls along certain parts of Interstate Highway 610 in Houston. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 789 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the erection of sound barrier walls along certain parts of Interstate Highway 610 in Houston. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 954 74-0 (1995) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al.
Relating to noise abatement requirements of certain municipal airports. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 627 73-0 (1993) Author: Yarbrough, Ken | et. al. Relating to the local regulation of sound coming from premises covered by certain alcoholic beverage permits or licenses. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1042 73-0 (1993) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al. Relating to the regulation of excessive noise on premises licensed under the Alcoholic Beverage Code. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 2116 73-0 (1993) Author: Yarbrough, Ken
Sponsor: Shelley, Dan
Relating to the regulation of the hours of operation of a motor vehicle salvage yard in certain counties; providing a penalty. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1423 72-0 (1991) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to noise regulation of sport shooting ranges. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1707 72-0 (1991) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina Relating to noise abatement for certain municipal airports. House: State Affairs Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 215 72-0 (1991) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to noise regulation of sport shooting ranges. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 2848 71-0 (1989) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina Relating to abatement of noise surrounding existing airports. House: State Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 1707 71-0 (1989) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Delco, Wilhelmina
Relating to noise abatement requirements for certain municipal airports. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 1337 65-0 (1977) Author: Powers, Pike Relating to regulating motorboat noise; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 1800 64-0 (1975) Author: Jones, Gene Empowering municipalities and other political subdivisions to adopt limits for noise exposure for certain land uses and to adopt and enforce noise zone regulations regulating the use of property in certain noise zones in the vicinity of airports; providing procedures for the adoption of noise zoning regulations; providing for appeals to boards of appeal, defining the powers of the boards of appeals; providing penalties for the enforcement of this Act and all ordinances and regulations promulgated thereunder; providing a savings clause. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 2199 64-0 (1975) Author: Fox, Milton E. Relating to the powers and duties of the State Department of Health to control and prevent certain noise; providing penalties. House: Health & Welfare Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
HB 1190 63-0 (1973) Author: Allen, Joe Relating to noise abatement and control; giving the State Department of Health authority to regulate noise pollution; providing for injunctive relief and penalties. House: Environmental Affairs Committee hearing date
HB 1294 63-0 (1973) Author: Sage, Joseph F. Relating to the powers of certain political subdivisions to regulate use of certain land in the vicinity of airports. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Administration
Referred to Committee on Administration
SB 490 63-0 (1973) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the authority, powers, and duties of the State Department of Health to control noise; establishing the Noise Control Advisory Board; providing penalties. Senate: Human Resources Committee substitute
HB 5 62-0 (1971) Author: Allen, Joe Relating to authorizing the Air Control Board to promulgate rules, regulations, and standards to control excessive noise and providing civil penalties and injunctive relief in case of violations.
HB 231 62-0 (1971) Author: Caldwell, Neil | et. al. Relating to noise levels for supersonic transports.
SB 113 62-0 (1971) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al. Relating to noise levels for supersonic transports.
SB 222 39-0 (1925) Author: Moore, W. S. Relating to preventing unnecessary noises in the operation of motor vehicles and motorcycles on the public highways; prescribing penalties for violation of the Act. Senate: Criminal Jurisprudence

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