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HB 502 86-0 (2019) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to training regarding fire safety inspections required by law. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 518 86-0 (2019) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to fire safety inspections. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 538 86-0 (2019) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the provision of alarm system services by certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2053 86-0 (2019) Author: Murr, Andrew
Sponsor: Flores, Peter
Relating to individuals and organizations providing certain services and liability in connection with prescribed burns. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2741 86-0 (2019) Author: Minjarez, Ina
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol
Relating to the application of the fire code to and the inspection of buildings owned or leased by counties; authorizing a fee. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
HB 4080 86-0 (2019) Author: Dominguez, Alex Relating to the applicability and enforcement of building and fire codes in the unincorporated areas of a county; authorizing a fee. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 4374 86-0 (2019) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to liability of prescribed burn directors in connection with prescribed burns. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
HB 4395 86-0 (2019) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to prescribed burning. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
HB 1572 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to a residential property owner's right to remove a tree or vegetation that the owner believes poses a fire risk. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1619 85-0 (2017) Author: Shine, Hugh
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain outdoor burning violations. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1654 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al. Relating to the offense of failure to comply with an order from a fire marshal and the authority of certain county employees to issue citations for certain violations. House: County Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1837 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the authority of counties to require a person to notify a local governmental entity before starting an outdoor fire; creating a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs Received from the House
HB 2814 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom Relating to the installation and inspection of fire sprinkler protection systems; authorizing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3405 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to fire protection sprinkler systems in residential high-rise buildings in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3907 85-0 (2017) Author: Frullo, John
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to certain requirements of retail fireworks sites and inspections of those sites and assessment and collection of certain existing inspection fees by local fire prevention officers. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 4095 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al. Relating to safety requirements of assisted living facilities. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
SB 1049 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Klick, Stephanie | et. al.
Relating to safety requirements of assisted living facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1117 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the offense of failure to comply with an order from a fire marshal. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to County Affairs
SB 1715 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the use of corrugated stainless steel tubing in residential and commercial structures. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1759 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to fire protection sprinkler systems in residential high-rise buildings in certain municipalities. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1896 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the requirements for and inspection of a retail fireworks site. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1915 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain outdoor burning violations. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 417 84-0 (2015) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to information regarding the storage of certain hazardous chemicals; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 684 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the authority of a county to adopt a fire code. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
HB 801 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Ken
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to planning for the use of and liability resulting from prescribed burns by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 924 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the authority of a county to adopt a fire code. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 942 84-0 (2015) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the storage of certain hazardous chemicals; transferring enforcement of certain reporting requirements, including the imposition of criminal, civil, and administrative penalties, from the Department of State Health Services to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty; reenacting a criminal offense. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
See remarks for effective date
HB 1442 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to a property owner's right to remove a tree or vegetation that the owner believes poses a fire risk. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1641 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain employees of fire protection sprinkler system contractors; providing a penalty; imposing a fee; requiring occupational licenses. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2119 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to charitable organizations, including charitable organizations that may conduct prescribed burning. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2249 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to the creation, powers and duties, and administration of emergency response districts; providing authority to impose taxes and issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts No action taken in committee
HB 2870 84-0 (2015) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the regulation of firefighters and fire departments by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
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 3089 84-0 (2015) Author: Galindo, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Relating to fire protection sprinkler systems in certain residential high-rise buildings in certain counties; creating a criminal offense. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3299 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to certain land use regulations for land annexed by a municipality for limited purposes. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3618 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to prohibiting camping and building fires in certain areas; creating a criminal offense. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 4011 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to reporting and monitoring requirements related to fire protection sprinkler systems in residential high-rise buildings. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 4051 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the authority of a municipality to adopt requirements for the installation of fire protection sprinkler systems. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
SB 327 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the authority of a county to adopt a fire code. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 528 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the storage of certain hazardous chemicals; transferring enforcement of certain reporting requirements, including the imposition of criminal, civil, and administrative penalties, from the Department of State Health Services to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1105 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Cook, Byron
Relating to fire inspections by the state fire marshal for state-owned and state-leased buildings. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1373 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the authority of a county to adopt a fire code. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1453 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: King, Tracy
Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to propose a fire control, prevention, and emergency medical services district. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1640 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to prohibiting camping and building fires in certain areas; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 458 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to eligibility requirements for a residential fire alarm training school instructor. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1768 83-0 (2013) Author: Canales, Terry
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to identification requirements for certain fire hydrants and flush valves. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1858 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to a property owner's right to remove a tree or vegetation that the owner believes poses a fire risk. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2206 83-0 (2013) Author: Price, Walter "Four" | et. al. Relating to the authority of a county to adopt a fire code. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2516 83-0 (2013) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to fines paid for the violation of a county regulation prohibiting or restricting outdoor burning. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2517 83-0 (2013) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the authority of counties to require a person to notify a local fire department before starting an outdoor fire; creating a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2575 83-0 (2013) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy taxes in certain municipalities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2677 83-0 (2013) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to municipal standards for retail public utilities that provide water service in the municipality. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3221 83-0 (2013) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to training regarding fire safety inspections required by law. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3813 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to municipal fire suppression standards in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 764 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: King, Tracy
Relating to a limitation on liability for prescribed burning conducted on agricultural or conservation land. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1276 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy taxes in certain municipalities. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1374 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to identification requirements for certain fire hydrants and flush valves. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1425 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Longoria, Oscar
Relating to the provision of fire prevention or fire-fighting services by certain emergency services districts. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1506 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to training regarding fire safety inspections required by law. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
No action taken in committee
SB 1801 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the adoption of fire hydrant requirements for a wildland-urban interface in certain municipalities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 333 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the authority of certain counties to adopt and enforce a fire code. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1174 82-0 (2011) Author: Workman, Paul
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the expiration of a county burn ban. House: County Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 1814 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the provision of water and certain equipment by water supply or sewer service corporations for use in fire suppression and the liability of those corporations. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1876 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to require fire protection sprinkler systems in certain residences. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2266 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to fire code certificates of compliance. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2682 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to requiring upholstered furniture sold in this state to be made with filling that is burn resistant to an open flame; imposing a criminal penalty. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2781 82-0 (2011) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to licensing requirements for a residential fire alarm technician. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3547 82-0 (2011) Author: Alvarado, Carol
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to enforcement by a local government of fire safety standards at certain child-care facilities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 666 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to identification requirements for certain fire hydrants and flush valves. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1043 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Martinez, Armando
Relating to the criminal penalty for the discarding of certain burning materials. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1598 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the inspection of portable fire extinguishers. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1659 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the provision of water and certain equipment by water supply or sewer service corporations for use in fire suppression and the liability of those corporations. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 1745 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to enforcement by a local government of fire safety standards at certain child-care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2046 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the authority of a county to adopt and enforce a fire code for certain buildings in the unincorporated area of the county. House: County Affairs Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 2807 81-0 (2009) Author: Maldonado, Diana Relating to the water pressure standards for fire hydrants in certain municipalities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2914 81-0 (2009) Author: McReynolds, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the establishment of a fuel mitigation pilot grant program for fire departments. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3603 81-0 (2009) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to a study of fire flow service by water supply corporations in semi-urban areas. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3609 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Doug | et. al. Relating to a requirement to provide sufficient water pressure for fire suppression in certain special utility districts. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3661 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to standards for installing fire hydrants in certain residential areas. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
HB 3866 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to fire safety inspections. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 4002 81-0 (2009) Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the funding of the statewide wildfire protection plan at the Texas Forest Service. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 4323 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the regulation of multipurpose residential fire protection sprinkler specialists by the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4474 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the applicability of a fire code in an unincorporated area of a county. House: County Affairs Postponed
HB 4475 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to fire code certificates of compliance, violations, and enforcement; providing penalties. House: County Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1897 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to fire code certificates of compliance, violations, and enforcement; providing penalties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1898 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the applicability of a fire code in an unincorporated area of a county. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2099 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to a requirement to provide sufficient water pressure for fire suppression in certain special utility districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2266 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to standards for installing fire hydrants in certain residential areas. Senate: Natural Resources Removed from local & uncontested calendar
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 861 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al. Relating to smoke detectors in certain residential dwellings. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1165 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to fire safety standards for cigarettes; providing civil penalties. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 1391 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the provision of water and utility service. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1413 80-0 (2007) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the regulation of fire protection sprinkler technicians. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1717 80-0 (2007) Author: McReynolds, Jim
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the identification requirements for any device with the appearance of a fire hydrant that is nonfunctioning or otherwise unavailable for use in a fire emergency. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2118 80-0 (2007) Author: Pickett, Joseph
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to licensing and regulation of residential fire alarm technicians and regulation and installation of fire detection and alarm devices. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2131 80-0 (2007) Author: Noriega, Rick Relating to service and disability retirement benefits and death benefits for rescue specialists. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 2636 80-0 (2007) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of statutes relating to the Texas Department of Insurance, the business of insurance, and certain related businesses, to nonsubstantive additions to and corrections in the codified Insurance Code, and to conforming the provisions of that code that were codified by the 79th Legislature to other Acts of that legislature, including conforming amendments, repeals, and penalties. House: Insurance
Senate: Administration
See remarks for effective date
HB 2935 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the regulation of cigarettes; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 3162 80-0 (2007) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon Relating to the sales and use tax rate for a fire control, prevention, and emergency medical services district. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3558 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to the issuance of warrants to certain persons for fire, health, and code inspections. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 338 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to carbon monoxide alarms and smoke detectors in certain residential dwellings. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 542 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to county authority regarding subdivision platting and land development. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
SB 585 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Leibowitz, David
Relating to the authority of the Edwards Aquifer Authority to adopt rules relating to fire control. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1136 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of statutes relating to the Texas Department of Insurance, the business of insurance, and certain related businesses, to nonsubstantive additions to and corrections in the codified Insurance Code, and to conforming the provisions of that code that were codified by the 79th Legislature to other Acts of that legislature, including conforming amendments, repeals, and penalties. Senate: Administration Referred to Administration
SB 1441 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the identification requirements for any device with the appearance of a fire hydrant that is nonfunctioning or otherwise unavailable for use in a fire emergency. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 281 79-0 (2005) Author: Hope, Ruben | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain counties to apply a county fire code to certain buildings. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 631 79-0 (2005) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to county authority to adopt fire codes in unincorporated areas. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1020 79-0 (2005) Author: Hamilton, Mike Relating to the regulation of certain fire protection sprinkler system journeymen and apprentices; providing a civil penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1976 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to fire safety standards for cigarettes; providing civil penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3206 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to fire regulations for certain small commercial structures. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3385 79-0 (2005) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to licensing and regulation of residential fire alarm technicians and regulation of fire alarm detection and alarm devices. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 736 79-0 (2005) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne
Relating to the authority of certain counties to apply a county fire code to certain buildings. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1114 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the regulation of certain fire protection sprinkler system journeymen and apprentices. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1179 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to fire safety standards for cigarettes; providing civil penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 867 78-0 (2003) Author: Jones, Jesse | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to minimum standards applicable to certain facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1639 78-0 (2003) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the regulation of certain fire protection sprinkler system journeymen and apprentices. House: Urban Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2426 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to standards for the construction or modification of an assisted living facility. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2429 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to construction standards for certain assisted living facilities. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2701 78-0 (2003) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the provision of fire prevention and safety education. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2784 78-0 (2003) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to allowing rural fire prevention districts to impose a sales and use tax. House: Local Government Ways and Means Left pending in committee
HB 2866 78-0 (2003) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to coordinated inspection of certain child-care facilities for compliance with fire safety and sanitation standards. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 3319 78-0 (2003) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to flame effects and pyrotechnics before an assembly. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3426 78-0 (2003) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to emergency services districts. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 3427 78-0 (2003) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to the conversion of all rural fire prevention districts to emergency services districts. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
SB 693 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario | et. al.
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to the use of flame effects and pyrotechnics before an assembly; providing a penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 694 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the authority of certain counties to prohibit open fires on public beaches. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1021 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Lewis, Glenn
Relating to emergency services districts and the conversion of all rural fire prevention districts to emergency services districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1022 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Lewis, Glenn
Relating to emergency services districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1460 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne
Relating to county fire marshals and county fire protection; providing penalties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 309 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Dan Relating to the adoption of a fire code by counties. House: County Affairs Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 1126 77-0 (2001) Author: Rangel, Irma
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the discarding of burning materials; providing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1302 77-0 (2001) Author: Gray, Patricia | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain counties to prohibit open fires on public beaches. House: County Affairs Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1950 77-0 (2001) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to the administration, powers, duties, and operations of certain emergency services districts; providing criminal penalties. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2245 77-0 (2001) Author: Ehrhardt, Harryette Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Commission on Fire Protection. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2374 77-0 (2001) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the operation of volunteer fire departments in certain municipalities or counties. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 3701 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the requirement that certain off-campus housing for students of institutions of higher education be equipped with a fire protection sprinkler system; providing a penalty. House: Higher Education Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 382 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Ehrhardt, Harryette
Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Commission on Fire Protection and to certain authority of the Commission on Human Rights with regard to fire departments. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 633 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to the authority of certain counties to prohibit open fires on public beaches. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
SB 1167 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to the administration, powers, duties, and operations of certain emergency services districts; providing criminal penalties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1841 77-0 (2001) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the requirement that certain off-campus housing for students of institutions of higher education be equipped with a fire protection sprinkler system; providing a penalty. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SJR 32 77-0 (2001) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Solis, Jim
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing municipalities to donate outdated or surplus firefighting equipment or supplies to underdeveloped countries. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 2620 76-0 (1999) Author: Ramsay, Tom
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to authorizing counties to prohibit or restrict outdoor burning; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 2638 76-0 (1999) Author: Gray, Patricia Relating to the hazardous substances law; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3189 76-0 (1999) Author: Driver, Joe
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the sale, servicing, installation, or monitoring of fire alarms, fire detection devices, or other alarm systems. House: Public Safety
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 633 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the application of a fire code and fire code inspections to certain buildings in unincorporated areas of a county. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Record vote
SB 1533 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John Relating to the hazardous substances law; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 37 70-0 (1987) Author: Hill, Anita
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to fire safety requirements for nursing homes, custodial care homes, and similar institutions. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 162 70-0 (1987) Author: Barton, Erwin
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the requirement that hotels provide smoke detectors for hearing impaired persons; providing a penalty. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 643 70-0 (1987) Author: Burnett, Dick Relating to the creation, administration, and operation of the fire department emergency program under the jurisdiction of the fire department emergency board, and to funding of the program by an increase in the maintenance tax on gross premiums of certain types of insurance. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 798 70-0 (1987) Author: Ceverha, Bill
Sponsor: Leedom, John
Relating to certain installations of battery-powered smoke detectors in single-family and two-family residences. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 1015 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the requirement that smoke detectors be installed in the Capitol. House: Cultural and Hist. Resources No action taken in committee
SB 1367 70-0 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to fire safety requirements for nursing homes, custodial care homes, and similar institutions. Senate: Health & Human Services Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 253 69-0 (1985) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the reporting and use of information regarding fires occurring in the state. House: Insurance Considered in public hearing
HB 254 69-0 (1985) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the creation of a fire safety education program in the office of the state fire marshal. House: Insurance Considered in public hearing
HB 324 69-0 (1985) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the requirement of an adequate means of egress in certain buildings for the purpose of fire safety; providing a penalty. House: Insurance Reported from s/c unfavorably
HB 876 69-0 (1985) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the authority of a county to adopt a fire code; providing a penalty. House: County Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 877 69-0 (1985) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the authority of a county to adopt a fire code or a building code; providing a penalty. House: County Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1209 69-0 (1985) Author: Hill, Anita Relating to fire safety and building standards for convalescent and nursing homes and related institutions. House: Retirement & Aging Referred to Retirement and Aging
HCR 47 69-0 (1985) Author: Green, Gene Creating a special interim committee to study fire protection responsiblity of state agencies. House: House Administration Referred to House Administration
HB 1494 68-0 (1983) Author: Smith, Ashley Relating to fire safety in certain health care facilities maintained or operated by the state. House: Public Health Placed on daily General State Calendar
HB 1929 68-0 (1983) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to standards for fire protection in certain cities. House: Urban Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2104 68-0 (1983) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to fire and life safety requirements of county jails. House: County Affairs Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 2203 68-0 (1983) Author: Crockett, Jim Relating to the possession, sale, or use of a hazardous product; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HCR 62 68-0 (1983) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Creating a special interim committee to study fire protection standards; directing the committee to make a report to the 69th Legislature. House: Insurance
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Signed by the Governor
SB 234 68-0 (1983) Author: Sharp, John
Sponsor: Hall, Tip
Relating to the regulation of persons engaged in the business of planning, selling, installing, maintaining, or servicing fire protection sprinkler systems; prescribing the powers and duties of the State Board of Insurance, the State Fire Marshal, and the Fire Protection Advisory Council; stating the relationship of the Act to other laws; authorizing certain fees; providing a penalty. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
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SB 341 68-0 (1983) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Hightower, Allen
Directing and authorizing the Board of Regents, Texas State University System, to replace and repair fire-damaged structures and sites at Sam Houston State University and appropriating funds for such projects. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 793 68-0 (1983) Author: Lyon, Ted
Sponsor: Hill, Anita
Relating to fire safety standards for convalescent and nursing homes and to waivers of compliance. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Placed on daily Major State Calendar
SCR 50 68-0 (1983) Author: Whitmire, John Creating a special interim committee to study fire protection standards and that the committee report its findings to the 59th legislature. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
HCR 160 67-0 (1981) Author: Green, Gene Creating a special interim committee to study fire protection standards. House: Insurance Comm. report printed & sent to Comm. on Local & Consent Cal.
HB 1315 66-0 (1979) Author: Cartwright, Donald Amending the Insurance Code of the State of Texas, providing for a redefinition of certain terms; providing for certain exemptions and deletions. House: Insurance Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 1316 66-0 (1979) Author: Cartwright, Donald Relating to enforcement by the State Fire Marshal of fire escape requirements. House: Insurance Comm. report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1628 66-0 (1979) Author: Whitehead, Emmett
Sponsor: Blake, Roy
Relating to fire safety requirements for nursing homes. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
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HB 1925 66-0 (1979) Author: Grubbs, Walter B.
Sponsor: Short, E.L.
Relating to the requirement of fire detection and smoke alarm systems in certain buildings. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Human Resources
Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 663 66-0 (1979) Author: Blake, Roy Relating to fire safety requirements for nursing homes. Senate: Human Resources Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 940 66-0 (1979) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating the authority of certain counties to establish fire codes; providing a penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 1083 66-0 (1979) Author: Clower, Ron Providing the State Fire Marshal with authority to enter and examine certain buildings and premises in order to perform his duties, authorizing the State Fire Marshal to take full control and custody of buildings and premises under certain conditions, empowering the State Fire Marshal to declare certain buildings or structures public nuisances and to order them to be repaired or demolished, providing the State Fire Marshal with authority to act promptly in situations determined to constitute imminent peril to buildings, property and to the public, allowing for recourse to a court of competent jurisdiction where required for the enforcement of State Fire Marshal orders. Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 1152 66-0 (1979) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to fire safety requirements for nursing and convalescent homes and making an appropriation. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
HB 323 65-0 (1977) Author: Clark, Jim Relating to the penalty for failure to obey orders of county fire marshal. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 325 65-0 (1977) Author: Clark, Jim Relating to the promulgation and enforcement of a state fire prevention code for unincorporated areas of the state by the State Board of Insurance; providing penalties. House: Insurance Referred to Committee on Insurance
HB 400 65-0 (1977) Author: Clark, Jim
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to a city's providing fire protection in designated industrial districts within its extraterritorial jurisdiction. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days
HB 885 65-0 (1977) Author: Heatly, W.S. "Bill" Placing the state fire marshal under the authority of the Commission on Fire Protection Personnel Standards and Education and naming the state fire marshal executive director of the Commission; abolishing the office of Firemen's Pension Commission; transferring all powers, duties, appropriations, staff, records, inventory, and equipment of the Firemen's Pension Commissioner to the Commission on Fire Protection Personnel Standards and Education; transferring all equipment, inventory, staff, funds, and records related to the existing programs of the state fire marshal from the State Board of Insurance to the Commission; making other provisions relating to the organization, powers, duties, and authority of the Commission on Fire Protection Personnel Standards and Education; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1821 65-0 (1977) Author: Cartwright, Donald Relating to the authority of the State Fire Marshal to conduct certain hearings and proceedings on behalf of the State Board of Insurance. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HJR 42 65-0 (1977) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Sponsor: Jones, Gene
Proposing amendments to the Texas Constitution authorizing certain districts to engage in fire-fighting activities and to issue bonds or other indebtedness or to issue bonds or otherwise lend their credit for fire-fighting purposes. House: Constitutional Amendments
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Filed with the Secretary of State
HR 124 65-0 (1977) Author: Semos, Chris V. Relating to directing a subcommittee of the Committee on Consumer Protection to study fire protection and prevention laws. House: Business & Industry
SB 122 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Gene Relating to the promulgation and enforcement of a state fire prevention codes for unincorporated areas of the state by the State Board of Insurance; providig penalties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 212 65-0 (1977) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Clark, Jim
Relating to the penalty for failure to obey orders of the county fire marshal. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Human Resources
90 Day Bill
SB 599 65-0 (1977) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to a city's providing fire protection and enforcing its fire protection code in designated industrial districts within its extraterritorial jurisdiction. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
SJR 59 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Gene Proposing amendments to the Texas Constitution authorizing certain districts to engage in fire-fighting activities and to issue bonds or other indebtedness or to issue bonds or otherwise lend their credit for the fire-fighting purposes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported from committee favorably
SB 605 64-0 (1975) Author: Adams, Don Relating to the creation of the office of state fire marshal and the state fire prevention advisory board, and the prescribing of the powers and duties of and the procedures applicable to that office and board in administering and enforcing a state fire prevention safety regulatory system. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
HB 954 63-0 (1973) Author: Hubenak, Joe A. An Act amending the Texas Education Code so as to add duties and authority of the state forester in developing rural fire protection plans; providing training in suppression of fires; to sell, lend, or otherwise make available to organized fire fighting groups fire control equipment available to the Texas Forest Service, including obsolete equipment and federal excess or surplus property; and declaring an emergency. House: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 1467 63-0 (1973) Author: Lewis, Gibson
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Relating to civil liability arising with respect to contracts or agreements to furnish fire protection under the Interlocal Cooperation Act. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Signed by the Governor
HJR 12 63-0 (1973) Author: Allen, Joe Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution authorizing conservation and reclamation districts to contract with cities and rural fire prevention districts for the purpose of providing fire protection for the conservation and reclamation districts. House: Natural Resources Sent to Calendar Committee
SB 513 63-0 (1973) Author: Adams, Don
Sponsor: Hubenak, Joe A.
Relating to the duties and authority of the state forester in developing rural fire protection plans; providing training in suppression of fires; to sell, lend, or otherwise make available to organized fire fighting groups fire control equipment available to the Texas Forest Service, including obsolete equipment and federal excess or surplus property. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 764 63-0 (1973) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Hubenak, Joe A.
Relating to the creation of rural fire prevention districts. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 263 62-0 (1971) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Harris County Houston Ship Channel Navigation District of Harris County, Texas, to provide for the prevention, detection, control, and fighting of fires and explosions on and adjacent to waterways, channels and turning basins within its jurisdiction.
HB 643 61-0 (1969) Author: Pickens, Franklin Ace Relating to the issuance of search warrants to fire marshals and health officers to inspect premises for fire or health hazards or violations of fire or health regulations.
HCR 119 61-0 (1969)
HB 310 60-0 (1967) Author: Price, William Rayford Relating to amending certain acts relating to negligently setting on fire or causing to be set on fire any woods, forest, cutover, brush, range, or grassland belonging to another, or belonging to the person setting the fire and allowing the fire to spread to the property of another; providing penalties and an enforcement procedures; providing that any officer violating the provisions of the enforcement procedure be subject to removal from office.
HB 383 60-0 (1967) Author: Swanson, William T. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to courses in police administration and fire protection administration in the senior high schools of certain independent school districts.
HB 1068 60-0 (1967) Author: Traeger, John Relating to requiring the State Board of Insurance to compile and provide upon request at a set charge a list of fire losses to cities and towns before setting fire and lightning insurance rates.
SB 98 60-0 (1967) Author: Wilson, Charles N. "Charlie" Relating to amending certain acts relating to the negligently setting on fire, or causing to be set on fire any woods, forest, cut over, brush, range, or grassland belonging to another or the setting on fire of any woods, forest, cut over, brush, range, or grassland belonging to himself and allowing such fire to spread to the property of another; providing penalties for violations of the Act and providing for enforcement procedure, notice and promise to appear in court in relation to such violations.
SB 532 60-0 (1967) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amending the Insurance Code by changing the basis upon which the State Board of Insurance is authorized to give each city, town, village or locality credit for reducing fire hazards.
SB 67 59-0 (1965) Author: Word, James Powell Relating to amending the Insurance Code by providing that all fire insurance premiums and losses shall be included by the State Board of Insurance in any system designed to give credit for a good fire record made by any city, town, village or locality.
HB 787 58-0 (1963) Author: Satterwhite, William Thomas "Bill" Relating to amending the Insurance Code to provide that all fire insurance premiums and losses shall be included by the State Board of Insurance in any system designed to give credit for a good fire record made by any city, town, village or locality.
SB 353 58-0 (1963) Author: Word, James Powell | et. al. Relating to amending the Insurance Code, providing that all fire insurance premiums and losses shall be included by the State Board of Insurance in any system designed to give credit for a good fire record made by any city, town, village or locality.
HB 111 57-0 (1961) Author: Huebner, Sr., John A. Relating to amending a certain Act providing that the Commissioners Court in all counties of this State may provide fire protection and fire-fighting equipment for the citizens of the county outside of any incorporated city, town, or village therein; to provide that this equipment may be paid for by time warrants.
SB 377 57-0 (1961) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill" Relating to amending a certain Act to provide that the Commissioners Court in all counties of this State may provide fire protection and fire fighting equipment for the citizens of the county outside of any city, town or village therein; to provide that this equipment may be paid for by time warrants drawn on the General Fund.
HB 637 56-0 (1959) Author: Oliver, W. T. "Boss Cajun" Relating to providing that it shall be unlawful to set on fire, or cause to be set on fire, or to use fire or smoke in any manner in, on, or around, any den or hollow tree within any woods or forest, or upon any cutover land, brushland, rangeland, or grasslands for the purpose of driving or smoking out game animals or bird from such den or hollow tree; declaring violations of this Act to be a misdemeanor punishable by a fine, and prescribing a penalty for the violation thereof.
HB 701 56-0 (1959) Author: McCoppin, George W. Relating to amending certain acts so as to declare to be ex-officio the duties of the legislative members and the Board of Directors of the Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College System member in serving on the advisory committee therein mentioned, as well as to declare that their serving as committee members shall not be construed as holding an office or position of honor, trust, or profit under this State or a civil office of emolument.
SB 364 56-0 (1959) Author: Wood, Bill D. Relating to providing that it shall be unlawful to set on fire, or cause to be set on fire, or to use fire or smoke in any manner in, on, or around, any den or hollow tree within any woods or forest, or upon any cutover land, brushland, rangeland, or grasslands for the purpose of driving or smoking out game animals or bird from such den or hollow tree; declaring violation of this Act to be a misdemeanor punishable by a fine, and prescribing a penalty for the violation thereof.
SB 365 56-0 (1959) Author: Wood, Bill D. Relating to amending certain acts so as to declare to be ex-officio the duties of the legislative members and the Board of Directors of the Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College System member in serving on the advisory committee therein mentioned, as well as to declare that their serving as committee members shall not be construed as holding an office or position of honor, trust or profit under this State or a civil office of emolument.
HB 80 56-1 (1959) Author: Gladden, Donald C. "Don" | et. al. Relating to authorizing cities and towns of less than five thousand (5,000) population to issue negotiable bonds to provide money to purchase fire fighting equipment, enacting other provisions related to the subject.
HB 426 54-0 (1955) Author: Carpenter, Frank H. Relating to authorizing the Governor on behalf of the State of Texas, to execute the South Central Interstate Forest Fire Protection Compact; prescribing the text of said compact; providing an effective date for said compact; designating the State Forester as compact administrator for this State; providing rules governing appointments of certain members of the advisory committee established in said compact.
SB 72 54-0 (1955) Author: Lock, Ottis E. Relating to authorizing the Governor on behalf of the State of Texas to execute the South Central Interstate Forest Fire Protection Compact; providing an effective date for said compact; designating the State Forester as compact administrator for this State; providing rules governing appointments of certain members to the advisory committee established in said compact.
SB 271 53-0 (1953) Author: Lock, Ottis E. | et. al. Relating to permitting the closing of a hunting season in certain counties where a fire hazard is found to exist; prescribing a manner to determine such a condition.
SB 347 53-0 (1953) Author: Rogers, Johnnie B. Relating to authorizing the Governor on behalf of the State of Texas, to execute the South Central Interstate Forest Fire Protection Compact; prescribing the text of such compact; providing an effective date for said compact.
SB 326 52-0 (1951) Author: McDonald, Warren Swann Relating to providing for the creation, government, operation and maintenance of fire protection districts for the conservation of natural resources and properties within the State of Texas, outside of incorporated cities, towns and villages.
HB 568 51-0 (1949) Author: McDaniel, Vernon | et. al. Relating to amending the Texas Fire Escape Law relating to definitions of "story," "fireproof," etc.
HB 782 51-0 (1949) Author: Heflin, James McDonald Relating to empowering any District Court of this State to issue a temporary writ of injunction upon application by a city operating under a special charter or home rule charter where such city has by ordinance found and determined that a serious fire hazard to life and property exists and seeks to enforce such ordinance by injunction; providing a savings clause.
HB 904 51-0 (1949) Author: Morrison, Jr., John E. "Jack" Relating to validating, ratifying, approving and confirming certain proceedings and bonds heretofore had or authorized by cities for purchasing fire trucks and equipment; providing that this Act shall not apply to any proceedings or bonds the validity of which has been contested in any pending suit or litigation.
HJR 27 51-0 (1949) Author: Wood, Bill D. | et. al. Proposing an amendment to Article III of the Constitution of the State of Texas authorizing the Legislature to provide for the creation and establishment of rural fire prevention districts.
SB 401 51-0 (1949) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to authorizing Commissioners Court to purchase fire trucks and other fire fighting equipment, and in payment thereof to issue time warrants or negotiable bonds, and to levy and collect taxes in payment of such warrants or bonds.
SB 457 51-0 (1949) Author: Moffett, George Clarence "Cotton" Relating to validating, ratifying, approving and confirming certain proceedings and bonds heretofore had or authorized by cities for purchasing fire trucks and equipment.
SJR 5 51-0 (1949) Author: McDonald, Warren Swann Proposing an amendment to Article III of the Constitution of the State of Texas, authorizing the Legislature to provide for the creation and establishment of rural fire prevention districts.
HB 49 51-1 (1950) Author: Norton, Jr., James L. | et. al. Relating to amending Article 3959, Title 63, of the Revised Civil Statutes of Texas of 1925, as amended by House Bill No, 716, Chapter 401 of Acts, Forty-seventh Legislature, Regular Session, 1941, so as to provide for fire escapes for certain schoolhouses of two (2) or more stories in height, defining "story" for purposes of schoolhouse provisions of Act.
HB 117 50-0 (1947) Author: James, Andy Maynor Relating to validating, ratifying, approving and confirming certain proceedings and bonds heretofore had or authorized by cities; relating to fire stations and fire-fighting equipment.
HB 585 50-0 (1947) Author: Lee, Otis Relating to amending the Texas Fire Escape Law, providing for safe egress in case of fire from publicly or privately owned school buildings housing children and/or youth of the elementary and secondary education levels; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict.
HB 697 50-0 (1947) Author: Evans, Roger Q. Relating to providing for certain requirements as to hotels and nightclubs for additional security and protection from fire; prescribing penalties.
HB 518 48-0 (1943) Author: Moore, Choice W. Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Court in all counties of this State to provide fire protection and fire fighting equipment for the citizens of the county outside of any city, town, or village therein, either by the purchase and maintenance by the county of the necessary equipment, or by entering into contracts with the governing bodies of cities, towns, or villages located within the county and/or adjoining counties for the use of the fire lighting equipment of the city, town, or village.
HB 755 48-0 (1943) Author: Parkhouse, George M. | et. al. Relating to providing for special fire fighting equipment in all counties having a population of three hundred and fifty thousand (350,000) or more according to the last preceding Federal Census.
HB 230 47-0 (1941) Author: White, Taylor Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes relative to providing for certain counties to purchase fire trucks and other fire-fighting equipment.
HB 262 47-0 (1941) Author: McLellan, Charles Samuel Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Court in all counties to provide fire protection and fire fighting equipment for the citizens of the county outside of any city, town, or village therein, either by the purchase and maintenance by the county, or by entering into contracts with the governing body of cities, towns, or villages located within the county and/or adjoining counties.
HB 544 47-0 (1941) Author: Burnaman, N. O. | et. al. Relating to authorizing employees of the Texas Forest Service to enter on any privately owned lands for the purpose of investigating and controlling forest and grass fires that appear to be or are burning uncontrolled.
HB 716 47-0 (1941) Author: Dickson, James Fagan Relating to amending a certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes by providing for fire escapes for schoolhouses of two or more stories in height.
HB 902 47-0 (1941) Author: Hoyo, John C. Relating to amending a certain Act providing that water control and improvement districts may purchase, own, and operate fire engines and all necessary fire-fighting equipment and appliances.
HB 1029 47-0 (1941) Author: Crosthwait, John L. | et. al. Relating to authorizing and empowering the Commissioners Court in certain counties to purchase fire trucks and other fire-fighting equipment for the protection and preservation of bridges, warehouses, shops, and other property located within the limits of any incorporated city or town.
SB 325 47-0 (1941) Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan" Relating to amending certain Act providing that water control and improvement districts may purchase, own and operate fire engines and all necessary fire-fighting equipment and appliances.
SB 467 47-0 (1941) Author: Graves, William Carey "Will (Bill)" Relating to authorizing and empowering the Commissioners Court in certain counties with a certain population to purchase fire trucks and other fire-fighting equipment for the protection and preservation of bridges, warehouses, shops, and other property located without the limits of any incorporated city or town.
HB 263 46-0 (1939) Author: Bray, Clayton | et. al. Relating to authorizing and empowering the Commissioners Court in counties having a population of more than (15,000) and less than sixteen thousand (16,000) inhabitants, according to the last preceding Federal Census, to purchase fire trucks and other firefighting equipment for the protection and preservation of bridges, warehouses, shops, and other property located without the limits of any incorporated municipality or town.
HB 394 46-0 (1939) Author: Dean, Travis B. Relating to requiring school buses to carry fire extinguishers as regular equipment, providing certain specifications.
HB 468 46-0 (1939) Author: Bray, Clayton | et. al. Relating to authorizing and empowering the Commissioners Courts in certain counties to enter into contracts and agreements with the governing bodies of municipalities within said counties for the purpose of furnishing fire protection in such counties outside of the corporate limits of said municipalities and to make appropriations for paying municipalities for such services.
HB 300 40-0 (1927) Author: Stevenson, James W. Relating to requiring uniform fire hose couplings and fire hydrant hose outlets in all cities and towns having public fire protection; making an appropriation.
HB 164 39-0 (1925) Author: Enderby, David J. Relating to amending certain statute relating to fire escapes on buildings so as to exclude certain public buildings from the provision thereof. House: Public Lands and Buildings
SB 158 39-0 (1925) Author: Moore, W. S. Relating to amending certain statute relating to fire escapes of buildings so as to exclude certain public buildings from the provisions thereof. Senate: State Affairs
HB 178 38-0 (1923) Author: Lackey, Samuel Cabell | et. al. Relating to discouraging, and so far as may be, prevent fire waste, in the State, and preventing loss of life through fires, and forbidding over-insurance of property or interest therein against loss by fire; forbidding general agents from knowingly permitting policies constituting excessive insurance to remain in force.
HB 410 38-0 (1923) Author: Burmeister, Frank H. | et. al. Relating to requiring the erection of adequate fire escapes on certain classes of three or more story buildings now or hereafter constructed in this State.
HB 425 37-0 (1921) Author: Laney, Charles O. Relating to providing for the study of fire prevention in public and private schools.
SB 39 37-0 (1921) Author: Bledsoe, William Harrison Relating to amending a certain Act regarding statutes on fire escapes in certain industrial plants where fireproof buildings have been constructed.
SB 206 37-0 (1921) Author: Russell, John A. Relating to fire escapes required of owners and lessees of certain buildings, etc.
HB 148 36-0 (1919) Author: Hornby, Sr., Harry P. | et. al. Relating to requiring fire prevention be taught in the public schools of this State, and also in all other schools conducted in the State in which instruction is given corresponding in grade and advancement to that given in the public schools; providing that the teaching for fire prevention shall include the practice of fire drills, and prescribing the duties of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction and the Texas State Textbook Commission in the administration of said Act.
HB 262 36-0 (1919) Author: McCord, Felix J. Relating to amending certain Act declaring it the duty of the owner of any building three or more stories in height, constructed, used, or intended to be used, for public purposes or any building erected by any municipal, county or State authority, wherein public assemblies are permitted or sleeping apartments are provided on any floor above the second,- to erect and fix every such building one or more fire escapes; creating and defining offenses in violation of this Act; prescribing the punishment therefor.
SB 31 36-0 (1919) Author: Smith, Lon A. Relating to requiring fire prevention and the relation of fire prevention to the conservation of life and property and to the cost of fire insurance, taught in the public schools of this State; providing that the teaching of fire prevention shall include the practice of fire drills, and prescribing the duties of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction and the Texas State Textbook Commission in the administration of aid Act.
SB 101 36-0 (1919) Author: Smith, Lon A. Relating to amending certain statutes requiring fire escapes on all buildings three or more stories in height.
HB 73 35-0 (1917) Author: Burton, Charles A. Relating to requiring the erection of fire escapes on certain buildings; creating and defining offenses in violation of this Act, prescribing the punishment therefor.
HB 416 35-0 (1917) Author: Laney, Charles O. Relating to prohibiting anything burning or containing fire upon the premises of another or upon a public road.
HB 534 35-0 (1917) Author: Valentine, I. T. Relating to requiring the roofs of all buildings in certain cities and sides and tops of all dormer windows of all buildings to be constructed of non-combustible material as prescribed by the State Fire Marshall; fixing penalties.
HB 646 35-0 (1917) Author: Laney, Charles O. Relating to providing for the creation of fire districts for fire-prevention purposes.
SB 132 35-0 (1917) Author: Alderdice, James Monroe Relating to requiring adequate fire escapes for all buildings three or more stories in height when used as a hospital, seminary, college, academy, schoolhouse, hotel, etc.
SB 333 35-0 (1917) Author: McNealus, James Clayton Relating to providing for the creation and organization of fire districts and the levying of a tax on the property therein for purposes of fire protection.
SB 425 35-0 (1917) Author: Strickland, Jeff J. Relating to authorizing the State Librarian and Archivist and Historian of the State Library to purchase suitable fireproof safes for the protection of the State archives; making an appropriation.
HB 64 34-0 (1915) Author: Lewelling, Dwight Lyman | et. al. Relating to requiring buildings where a certain number of persons are regularly assembled to be equipped with fire escapes.
HB 102 34-0 (1915) Author: Boner, Charles Wilbur Relating to providing for the building of fire escapes in all public school buildings; providing a penalty.
HB 380 34-0 (1915) Author: Jordan, Harry Phillip Relating to requiring all schools, colleges and educational institutions in incorporated towns and cities to have fire drills one day of each week; fixing a penalty.
HB 387 34-0 (1915) Author: McMillin, Dan Scott | et. al. Relating to providing for the erection and equipment of fireproof office building for accommodation of certain departments of the State government.
SB 50 34-0 (1915) Author: Townsend, Jr., William J. "Jim" Relating to making it compulsory to provide adequate fire escape, upon all buildings of over two stories in height, used now or hereafter, wholly or in part as a seminary, college, academy, school house, dormitory, lodging house, hotel or hospital, for the accomodation of transient guests, manufactory, wholesale, retail or department store, or in any place in which five or more persons shall be assembled, other than a private residence.
SB 190 34-0 (1915) Author: Robbins, Archie C. Relating to providing for the investigation and management of hotels, rooming houses and apartment houses; providing for fire escapes and providing penalties and remedies.
HB 24 33-0 (1913) Author: Mangum, Edward P. | et. al. Relating to regulating the lighting, heating, ventilation, sanitation and fire protection of public school building that shall be built in Texas at an expense of more than four hundred dollars.
HB 307 33-0 (1913) Author: Jordan, Harry Phillip Relating to requiring all schools, colleges and educational institutions in incorporated towns and cities of the state to have fire drills on one day of each week, fixing a penalty.
HB 487 33-0 (1913) Author: Parks, J. W. Relating to making it compulsory to provide adequate fire escapes upon all buildings over two stories in height used for certain public purposes, or in any place in which five or more persons shall be assembled.
HB 591 33-0 (1913) Author: Robbins, Archie C. Relating to providing for the investigation and management of hotels, rooming houses and apartment houses; defining hotels, rooming Houses and apartment houses; providing for fire escapes and providing penalties and remedies; providing for an appropriation.
SB 225 33-0 (1913) Author: Collins, Vinson Allen "Yank" Relating to making it compulsory to provide adequate fire escapes upon all buildings of over two stories in height, used now or hereafter for certain purposes.
HB 186 30-0 (1907) Relating to requiring persons owning, keeping, maintaining, controlling, or managing hotels, inns, public lodging houses or places where sleeping accommodations are furnished to the public to construct, equip, and maintain, in good order and repair fire escapes on such hotels, inns, and lodging houses; and providing for the construction, equipment and maintenance of such fire escapes where the owners of such buildings refuse or fail to construct same, and providing penalties for violation of the provisions hereof and prescribing date of effectiveness of this act.
SB 192 26-0 (1899) Relating to providing and equipping certain eleemosynary institutions of the State with an efficient and permanent system of fire escapes.
HB 58 18-0 (1883) Relating to preventing any person from setting fire to any woodland or prairie not his own, and fixing a penalty therefor

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