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HB 319 86-0 (2019) Author: King, Ken Relating to the creation of a grant program to assist fire departments and volunteer fire departments with the purchase of certain equipment and machines. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 354 86-0 (2019) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to exemption of certain firefighters and police officers from jury service. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 359 86-0 (2019) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al. Relating to the employment of certain peace officers, detention officers, county jailers, or firefighters who are injured in the course and scope of duty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 381 86-0 (2019) Author: Holland, Justin | et. al.
Sponsor: Paxton, Angela | et. al.
Relating to eligibility for the Texas Peace Officers' Memorial Monument. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 534 86-0 (2019) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the eligibility of emergency service dispatchers to participate in a public safety employees treatment court program. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
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 647 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the disciplinary actions that may be taken against police officers in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 655 86-0 (2019) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a peace officer training advisory committee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 695 86-0 (2019) Author: Clardy, Travis
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain municipalities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 766 86-0 (2019) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Relating to exemptions for disabled peace officers and fire fighters from payment of tuition and fees at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 1064 86-0 (2019) Author: Ashby, Trent | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Relating to designating May 4 as Texas Firefighters Day. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1091 86-0 (2019) Author: Vo, Hubert | et. al. Relating to hiring and licensing certain veterans as peace officers. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1115 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James Relating to law enforcement agency policies regarding the placement of a child taken into possession by a peace officer during a person's arrest and placement information provided to the person. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1383 86-0 (2019) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to exemption of certain firefighters and police officers from jury service. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1492 86-0 (2019) Author: Wray, John | et. al. Relating to benefits for peace officers who suffer from certain diseases or illnesses. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1530 86-0 (2019) Author: Paddie, Chris Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas, the conditional transfer of the driver licensing program to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles, the abolition of the Texas Private Security Board, the transfer of the motorcycle and off-highway vehicle operator training programs to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, and the regulation of other programs administered by the Department of Public Safety; imposing an administrative penalty; authorizing and repealing the authorization for fees. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1861 86-0 (2019) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to the criteria to determine compensation and conditions of employment of firefighters and police officers of certain political subdivisions. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1895 86-0 (2019) Author: Nevárez, Poncho | et. al. Relating to the investigation of municipal fire fighters. House: Urban Affairs Postponed
HB 1926 86-0 (2019) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to claims for financial assistance for survivors of certain public employees killed in the line of duty. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 2090 86-0 (2019) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to deputy sheriff civil service appeals of certain sheriff's department actions. House: County Affairs Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 2446 86-0 (2019) Author: Swanson, Valoree | et. al.
Sponsor: Fallon, Pat
Relating to the availability of certain information regarding firefighters, volunteer firefighters, emergency medical services personnel, and fire safety inspectors and the certification and training for fire safety inspectors. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
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 2895 86-0 (2019) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to collective bargaining and conditions of employment for fire fighters and police officers in certain political subdivisions. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 3070 86-0 (2019) Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to grants for emergency assistance under the rural volunteer fire department assistance program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3293 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Julie | et. al. Relating to the business leave time account for a firefighter employee organization in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 3380 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Jarvis Relating to the inclusion of certain public safety facilities in a tax increment financing reinvestment zone and the making of improvements to public safety infrastructure in a zone. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3464 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to civil service commission hearings for certain disciplinary actions against police officers in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3635 86-0 (2019) Author: Turner, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to financial assistance paid to the survivors of certain law enforcement officers, firefighters, and other public employees killed in the line of duty. House: Appropriations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3676 86-0 (2019) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of an injured employee for lifetime income benefits under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3811 86-0 (2019) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the enforcement by certain local governmental entities and campus police departments of state and federal laws governing immigration. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3837 86-0 (2019) Author: Coleman, Garnet 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; changing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3859 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Jarvis | et. al. Relating to mental health assessment programs for certain municipal police and fire departments. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3894 86-0 (2019) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to sheriff's department civil service systems in certain counties; creating criminal offenses. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3996 86-0 (2019) Author: Burrows, Dustin | et. al. Relating to liability of certain political subdivisions in certain workers' compensation actions. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 4367 86-0 (2019) Author: Holland, Justin | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain disabled first responders and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 139 86-0 (2019) Author: Holland, Justin | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homesteads of certain disabled first responders and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 129 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby"
Relating to eligibility for the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of certain first responders. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Property Tax
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 334 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce Relating to law enforcement agency policies regarding the placement of a child taken into possession by a peace officer during the arrest of a person. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 356 86-0 (2019) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain municipalities. Senate: Transportation Committee report printed and distributed
SB 433 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the disclosure restrictions on personnel files of police officers of municipalities that have adopted certain civil service laws. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 586 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Neave, Victoria
Relating to the training of peace officers for family violence and sexual assault assignments. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 616 86-0 (2019) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Paddie, Chris
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas, the conditional transfer of the driver licensing program to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles, the abolition of the Texas Private Security Board, the transfer of the motorcycle and off-highway vehicle operator training programs to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, and the regulation of other programs administered by the Department of Public Safety; imposing an administrative penalty; authorizing and repealing the authorization for fees. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
See remarks for effective date
SB 681 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the criteria to determine compensation and conditions of employment of firefighters and police officers of certain political subdivisions. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 797 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to collective bargaining and conditions of employment for fire fighters and police officers in certain political subdivisions. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1218 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to hiring and licensing certain veterans as peace officers. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 1396 86-0 (2019) Author: Flores, Peter Relating to claims for financial assistance for survivors of certain public employees killed in the line of duty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1582 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Wray, John | et. al.
Relating to benefits for peace officers relating to certain diseases or illnesses. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 1670 86-0 (2019) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the confidentiality of certain information concerning a firefighter or peace officer applicant. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1745 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to complaints filed against certain law enforcement officers, peace officers, detention officers, county jailers, and fire fighters. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2127 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to a border operations training program for peace officers employed by local law enforcement agencies. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
SB 2181 86-0 (2019) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of an injured employee for lifetime income benefits under the workers' compensation system. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
SB 2328 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the confidentiality and disclosure of certain information relating to emergency management and governmental functions. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
SB 2551 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Burrows, Dustin | et. al.
Relating to liability, payment, and benefits for certain workers' compensation claims. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 56 85-0 (2017) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to the carrying of a handgun by a first responder engaged in the actual discharge of the first responder's duties. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Considered in Calendars
HB 134 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a peace officer training advisory committee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 357 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to the eligibility of the children of certain first responders for free prekindergarten programs in public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 364 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to exemptions for disabled peace officers and fire fighters from payment of tuition and fees at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 429 85-0 (2017) Author: Villalba, Jason | et. al. Relating to increasing the punishment for an offense committed against a person because of the person's status as a peace officer, a firefighter, or emergency medical services personnel. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 473 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al. Relating to the employment of certain peace officers, detention officers, county jailers, or firefighters who are injured in the course and scope of duty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 510 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to payroll deductions for state and local government employee organizations. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 570 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 590 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffines, Don
Relating to the liability of first responders who provide roadside assistance. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 919 85-0 (2017) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to workers' compensation insurance coverage for certain intrastate fire mutual aid system team members and regional incident management team members. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 920 85-0 (2017) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the operation of all-terrain vehicles and recreational off-highway vehicles. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 982 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John Relating to the carrying of a handgun by a first responder engaged in the actual discharge of the first responder's duties. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1009 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to the regulation of firefighters and fire departments by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Corrected comm. report printed & distributed
HB 1226 85-0 (2017) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to exemption of certain firefighters and police officers from jury service. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1337 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to the carrying or storage of a handgun by a firefighter at the fire station to which the firefighter is assigned. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1355 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain municipalities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1570 85-0 (2017) Author: Burns, DeWayne
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain municipalities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1588 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to exemption of certain firefighters and police officers from jury service. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
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 1794 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the establishment of the Work Group on Mental Health Access for First Responders. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1919 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to increasing the punishment for an offense committed against a person because of bias or prejudice on the basis of service as a peace officer, a firefighter, or emergency medical services personnel and to the confidentiality of personal information regarding certain persons who provide that service. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1922 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to certain claims for benefits or compensation by survivors of fire fighters. House: Pensions Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1958 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the licensure or certification of volunteer firefighters and members of industrial emergency response teams. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1983 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the eligibility of a first responder for workers' compensation benefits for post-traumatic stress disorder. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2037 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie Relating to the promotional system used in certain municipal civil service fire departments. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2044 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to matters concerning peace officers, including racial profiling, use of force, equipment, and disciplinary procedures. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2082 85-0 (2017) Author: Burrows, Dustin | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the designation of a liaison to assist first responders with workers' compensation claims. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2226 85-0 (2017) Author: Lang, Mike Relating to complaints filed against certain law enforcement officers, peace officers, detention officers, and county jailers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2351 85-0 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the investigation of fire fighters employed by certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 2524 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2672 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to the relationship between public employers and fire and police employees. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
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 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 2820 85-0 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Relating to establishing the Texas Peace Officers' Memorial Ceremony Committee to recognize and honor peace officers who were killed in the line of duty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3015 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Tracy | et. al. Relating to vacation leave time accounts for firefighter employee organizations. House: Urban Affairs Received from the House
HB 3033 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to hiring and licensing certain veterans as peace officers. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3090 85-0 (2017) Author: Cyrier, John Relating to the enforcement of laws prohibiting outdoor burning of waste and combustible material. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 3158 85-0 (2017) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the retirement systems for and the provision of other benefits to police and fire fighters in certain municipalities. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 3193 85-0 (2017) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the relationship between public employers and fire and police employees. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on intent calendar
HB 3223 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to liability for the sale or transfer of law enforcement vehicles before removal of certain equipment and insignia; providing civil penalties. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3264 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Rodney Relating to ad valorem tax benefits for certain current and former first responders and their families. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3391 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the creation of a specialty court for certain public safety employees who commit a criminal offense; imposing fees for participation and testing, counseling, and treatment. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3454 85-0 (2017) Author: Wilson, Terry M. Relating to increasing the punishment for certain offenses committed against a federal law enforcement officer or emergency services personnel. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3713 85-0 (2017) Author: Sheffield, J. D. Relating to longevity pay for members of fire and police departments in certain counties. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 3824 85-0 (2017) Author: Rose, Toni | et. al. Relating to the duties and powers of peace officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3957 85-0 (2017) Author: Stickland, Jonathan Relating to reimbursement of costs incurred by political subdivisions for emergency services provided on toll projects operated by private entities. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HJR 86 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 88 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 102 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide ad valorem tax benefits to certain current and former first responders and their families. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 13 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to payroll deductions for state and local government employee organizations. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 15 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al.
Sponsor: Fallon, Pat | et. al.
Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SB 273 85-0 (2017) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to inclusion of instruction regarding police officers in the required curriculum for ninth grade public school students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 483 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the retention of and the required disclosure under the public information law of certain complaints alleging official oppression. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 580 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the licensure or certification of volunteer firefighters and members of industrial emergency response teams. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 783 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the disclosure restrictions on personnel files of police officers of municipalities that have adopted certain civil service laws. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 899 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to increasing the punishment for an offense committed against a person because of the person's status as a peace officer, a firefighter, or emergency medical services personnel. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1036 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the designation of a liaison to assist first responders with workers' compensation claims. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1069 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to certain claims for benefits or compensation by survivors of fire fighters. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 1184 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to financial assistance paid to the survivors of certain law enforcement officers, firefighters, and other public employees killed in the line of duty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1186 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to requirements for mental health assignment certification for municipal police departments and sheriff's departments. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1722 85-0 (2017) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the eligibility of a firefighter or a peace officer for workers' compensation benefits for post-traumatic stress disorder. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1793 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to complaints filed against certain law enforcement officers, peace officers, detention officers, county jailers, and fire fighters. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1961 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the relationship between public employers and fire and police employees. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1975 85-0 (2017) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to establishing the Texas Peace Officers' Memorial Ceremony Committee to recognize and honor peace officers who were killed in the line of duty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SJR 1 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Fallon, Pat | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 156 85-1 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al. Relating to payroll deductions for state and local government employee organizations. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 179 85-1 (2017) Author: Roberts, Kevin | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain disabled first responders and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
HJR 30 85-1 (2017) Author: Roberts, Kevin | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homesteads of certain disabled first responders and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
SB 7 85-1 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to payroll deductions for state and local government employee organizations. Senate: Business & Commerce Received from the Senate
SB 94 85-1 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to payroll deductions for state and local government employee organizations. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
HB 50 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by firefighters and emergency medical technicians. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 60 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to firefighters and emergency medical technicians who bring certain claims for benefits or compensation. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 72 84-0 (2015) Author: Goldman, Craig | et. al. Relating to a prohibition on the sale or transfer of certain law enforcement vehicles before removal of certain equipment and insignia. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 103 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain volunteer firefighter and emergency services organizations to hold tax-free sales or auctions. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 105 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the authority of certain volunteer firefighter and emergency services organizations to hold tax-free sales or auctions. Filed
HB 237 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al. Relating to the licensure or certification of volunteer firefighters and members of industrial emergency response teams. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 270 84-0 (2015) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the retention of and the required disclosure under the public information law of certain complaints alleging official oppression. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 368 84-0 (2015) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to the duties of a peace officer investigating a family violence allegation or responding to a disturbance call that may involve family violence and the admissibility of certain evidence obtained during that investigation or response. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select Withdrawn from schedule
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 674 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to permitting a residency requirement for police officers in certain municipalities. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select 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 734 84-0 (2015) Author: Israel, Celia | et. al. Relating to the designation of a portion of Farm-to-Market Road 685 in Travis County as the Deputy Jessica Hollis Memorial Highway. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 872 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the reactivation of a peace officer license; authorizing fees. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
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 1090 84-0 (2015) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to exemption of certain firefighters and police officers from jury service. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1147 84-0 (2015) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al. Relating to the operation of all-terrain vehicles and recreational off-highway vehicles. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
HB 1243 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen | et. al. Relating to the reinstatement of a firefighter or police officer following a decision rendered by the Fire Fighters' and Police Officers' Civil Service Commission or an independent third party hearing examiner. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1278 84-0 (2015) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to financial assistance paid to the survivors of certain law enforcement officers, firefighters, and other public employees killed in the line of duty. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1381 84-0 (2015) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the employment of certain peace officers, detention officers, county jailers, or firefighters who are injured in the course and scope of duty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1388 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by firefighters and emergency medical technicians. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1417 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Relating to peace officer identification cards. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1708 84-0 (2015) Author: Stephenson, Phil Relating to tuition and fee exemptions for certain students enrolled in fire science courses at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1749 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the organization of public employees. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1789 84-0 (2015) Author: Márquez, Marisa | et. al. Relating to longevity pay for peace officers and firefighters in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1790 84-0 (2015) Author: Márquez, Marisa | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to job performance on behalf of a fire fighter or police officer who is recovering from an off-duty injury. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1994 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to entrance examinations for applicants for beginning positions in a municipal police department. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2379 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to the liability of first responders who provide roadside assistance. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2516 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the certification of municipal police officers to enforce commercial motor vehicle safety standards. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2540 84-0 (2015) Author: Simpson, David
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the designation of Spur 63 in Gregg County as the Texas Ranger Glenn Elliott Memorial Highway. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
HB 2583 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to access to criminal history record information by a county sheriff. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2614 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a peace officer training advisory committee. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select Left pending in committee
HB 2759 84-0 (2015) Author: Paddie, Chris Relating to the exemption from certain construction requirements for volunteer fire departments in certain counties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2771 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to employment activities of certain emergency response personnel for purposes of the Texas Workers' Compensation Act. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2785 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to notice requirements for certain meetings or hearings in fire or police departments in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Postponed
HB 2827 84-0 (2015) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to the definition of homeland security activity. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
HB 2838 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit to provide an additional exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain surviving spouses of peace officers and firefighters killed in the line of duty. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2854 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to certain claims for benefits or compensation by firefighters and emergency medical technicians or their survivors. House: Urban Affairs Left pending 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 3032 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to vacancies created because of promotional appointments in certain municipal fire departments. House: Urban Affairs Postponed
HB 3033 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the disciplinary suspension of a municipal firefighter in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3042 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to access to and review of a person's employment records held by a law enforcement agency. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3053 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to complaints against a law enforcement officer or fire fighter. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3341 84-0 (2015) Author: Peña, Gilbert | et. al. Relating to a requirement that school district superintendents report information relating to the use of restraints against students and student arrests; creating a criminal offense. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3496 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain first responders to carry a concealed handgun while on duty and to the prosecution of certain related offenses; providing for a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3668 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to the definition of peace officer for purposes of intercepting or collecting information in relation to certain communications in an investigation conducted by an arson investigating unit. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 3712 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to collective bargaining for firefighters and police officers, including county jailers and detention officers. Filed
HB 3752 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to an appeal by certain law enforcement agency employees under county civil service to an independent third-party hearing examiner. House: County Affairs No action taken in committee
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 4042 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to collective bargaining for firefighters and police officers, including county jailers and detention officers. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 116 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to provide an additional exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain surviving spouses of peace officers and firefighters killed in the line of duty. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 31 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the authority of certain volunteer firefighter and emergency services organizations to hold tax-free sales or auctions. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 289 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Springer, Drew
Relating to the licensure or certification of volunteer firefighters and members of industrial emergency response teams. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
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 415 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Israel, Celia
Relating to the designation of a portion of Farm-to-Market Road 685 in Travis County as the Deputy Jessica Hollis Memorial Highway. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 436 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the amount of financial assistance paid to the survivors of certain law enforcement officers, firefighters, and other public employees killed in the line of duty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 691 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to tuition and fee exemptions for certain students enrolled in fire science courses at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
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 1197 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to fire investigations by the state fire marshal; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1256 84-0 (2015) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to notice requirements for certain meetings or hearings in fire or police departments in certain municipalities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1257 84-0 (2015) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the disciplinary suspension of a municipal firefighter in certain municipalities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1258 84-0 (2015) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to vacancies created because of promotional appointments in certain municipal fire departments. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1295 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to separate negotiations regarding employment matters for police officers and firefighters in certain municipalities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1330 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: Miller, Rick
Relating to injury leave for certain peace officers. House: State Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
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 1498 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to job performance on behalf of a fire fighter or police officer during illness or injury. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1499 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to longevity pay for peace officers and firefighters in certain municipalities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1529 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to the creation and regulation of a law enforcement agency or police department. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1681 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to police chiefs of certain municipalities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1684 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to authorizing certain first responders to carry a concealed handgun while on duty and to the prosecution of certain related criminal offenses; providing for a fee. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1768 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by firefighters and emergency medical technicians. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1838 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Workman, Paul
Relating to the definition of peace officer for purposes of intercepting or collecting information in relation to certain communications in an investigation conducted by an arson investigating unit. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Postponed
SB 1968 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to the organization of public employees. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SJR 55 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for retention elections for police chiefs of certain municipalities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 268 83-0 (2013) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the retention of and the required disclosure under the public information law of certain complaints alleging official oppression. House: Urban Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 365 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by firefighters and emergency medical technicians. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 461 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to exemption from application of the Private Security Act of certain peace officers employed by a law enforcement agency. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 487 83-0 (2013) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to liability of certain persons assisting in man-made or natural disasters. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 567 83-0 (2013) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the definition of an authorized emergency vehicle. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
HB 708 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the appointment of a deputy constable. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 710 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the use by a peace officer of the officer's rank or status to advertise or promote certain private businesses. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 989 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the fine or penalty for violation of a municipal rule, ordinance, or police regulation and municipal court jurisdiction to enforce certain violations. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1016 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Sarah
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to legal representation for civil suits against peace officers employed by a school district. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1091 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to firefighters and emergency medical technicians who bring certain claims for benefits or compensation. House: Urban Affairs Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 1092 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the disciplinary suspension of firefighters and police officers in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1109 83-0 (2013) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to peace officer interaction with persons with mental illness. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1268 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the peace officers authorized to operate an authorized emergency service vehicle used to conduct a police escort. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1312 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen | et. al. Relating to the reinstatement of a firefighter or police officer following a decision rendered by the Fire Fighters' and Police Officers' Civil Service Commission or an independent third party hearing examiner. House: Urban Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 1329 83-0 (2013) Author: Márquez, Marisa Relating to the administration of oaths and issuance of subpoenas in an arbitration proceeding involving firefighters or police officers in certain political subdivisions; creating an offense. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1364 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the local control of the conditions of firefighters' employment in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1429 83-0 (2013) Author: Paddie, Chris Relating to the exemption from certain construction requirements for volunteer fire departments in certain counties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1430 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the employment of certain peace officers, detention officers, county jailers, or firefighters who are injured in the course and scope of duty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1531 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Ken | et. al. Relating to the application of certain weapons laws to certain emergency services personnel licensed to carry a concealed handgun. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1697 83-0 (2013) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the employment of certain peace officers, detention officers, county jailers, or firefighters who are injured in the course and scope of duty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
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 1797 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the authority to regulate certain water and sewage utilities to ensure public safety in and around certain municipalities. House: Natural Resources Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1973 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the provision of water by a public utility or water supply or sewer service corporation for use in fire suppression. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2170 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the annexation by a municipality of territory of an emergency services district. House: County Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2171 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the annexation by a municipality of territory of an emergency services district. House: County Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2174 83-0 (2013) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the investigation of firefighters in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2175 83-0 (2013) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to grievance procedures for firefighters in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs 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 2430 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to an appeal by a deputy sheriff under county civil service to an independent third-party hearing examiner. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2509 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the business leave time account for a police officer employee organization in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
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 2606 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to an entrance examination for a position in a fire department of certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2751 83-0 (2013) Author: Clardy, Travis | et. al. Relating to the liability of individuals providing labor or assistance to the Texas Forest Service in the performance of certain fire suppression duties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2896 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the period for which eligibility lists for beginning positions in certain municipal fire departments are effective. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2899 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the accumulation and payment of sick leave for certain employees in sheriff's departments in certain counties. House: County Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2924 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheets, Kenneth | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy | et. al.
Relating to military leave time accounts for police and fire departments. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
HB 2971 83-0 (2013) 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
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3268 83-0 (2013) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain peace officers and firefighters. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3292 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the continuation of the office of the fire fighters' pension commissioner and the administration of the Texas emergency services retirement system and the Texas local firefighters retirement systems. House: Pensions Referred to Pensions
HB 3354 83-0 (2013) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the retention of and the required disclosure under the public information law of certain complaints alleging official oppression. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Referred to Government Efficiency & Reform
HB 3479 83-0 (2013) Author: Simpson, David | et. al. Relating to custodial interrogations. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3660 83-0 (2013) Author: Simmons, Ron
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to requiring the Texas Commission on Fire Protection to conduct a study and prepare a report on administrative attachment. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HJR 103 83-0 (2013) Author: Simpson, David Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish the requirement that certain counties continue to be divided into not fewer than four precincts used to elect justices of the peace and constables. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HR 2759 83-0 (2013) Author: Canales, Terry Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1768. Reported enrolled
SB 284 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to granting limited state law enforcement authority to police officers with the Office of Security and Law Enforcement of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 545 83-0 (2013) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Harper-Brown, Linda
Relating to the peace officers authorized to operate an authorized emergency service vehicle used to conduct a police escort. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 570 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the appointment of reserve peace officers by a fire marshal. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 701 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to a defense to prosecution for criminal trespass. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 766 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Darby, Drew | et. al.
Relating to the licensure or certification of volunteer firefighters and members of industrial emergency response teams. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 877 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Relating to establishing the Citizens' Star of Texas Award. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
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 1086 83-0 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to the regulation of certain water and sewage utilities to ensure public safety in and around certain municipalities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1205 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the employment of certain peace officers, detention officers, county jailers, or firefighters who are injured in the course and scope of duty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1206 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to exemption from application of the Private Security Act of certain peace officers employed by a law enforcement agency. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1267 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Clardy, Travis | et. al.
Relating to the liability of individuals providing labor or assistance to the Texas Forest Service in the performance of certain fire suppression duties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
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 1355 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the period for which eligibility lists for beginning positions in certain municipal fire or police departments are effective. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
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 1405 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to liability of certain persons assisting in man-made or natural disasters. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 1691 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the administration of oaths and issuance of subpoenas in an arbitration proceeding involving firefighters or police officers in certain political subdivisions. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
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
SB 1904 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al. Relating to the administration of the Texas Commission on Fire Protection. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Not again placed on intent calendar
SR 1059 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1768. Reported enrolled
HB 73 83-1 (2013) Author: Simpson, David | et. al. Relating to appropriating money to the Texas A&M Forest Service to be used to assist volunteer fire departments during the current state fiscal biennium. Filed
SB 49 83-1 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to appropriating money to the Texas A&M Forest Service to be used to assist volunteer fire departments during the current state fiscal biennium. Filed
HB 40 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to collective bargaining by law enforcement officers and firefighters. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 43 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to the investigation of firefighters and police officers. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 320 82-0 (2011) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to equipping certain K-9 law enforcement vehicles with heat alarm systems. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Withdrawn from schedule
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 342 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen | et. al. Relating to the reinstatement of a firefighter or police officer following a decision rendered by the Fire Fighters' and Police Officers' Civil Service Commission or an independent third party hearing examiner. House: Urban Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 343 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the reporting and recording of a motor vehicle accident involving an official vehicle driven by a peace officer, firefighter, or an emergency medical services employee in the course of official duties. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 554 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the civil service status of emergency medical services personnel in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 647 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the public safety director's appointment of reserve law enforcement officers for the Department of Public Safety. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Corrected comm. rept. sent to Local & Consent
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 730 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the suspension or removal of certain deputy sheriffs. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 749 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to county law enforcement officer civil service systems; providing penalties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 956 82-0 (2011) Author: Marquez, Marisa | et. al. Relating to the state fire marshal's investigation of the death of a firefighter who dies in the line of duty or in connection with an on-duty incident. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 993 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the closure of a road or highway by certain firefighters. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1046 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the confidentiality of certain personal information concerning current and former employees of certain divisions of the office of attorney general. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1053 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Diane
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the tuition exemption offered by public institutions of higher education to firefighters enrolled in certain courses. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1057 82-0 (2011) Author: Anchia, Rafael
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to business leave time for certain municipal firefighters and police officers. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1069 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to the provision of and payment for certain health care services provided through workers' compensation health care networks to fire protection personnel. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 1083 82-0 (2011) Author: Elkins, Gary | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the issuance of an identification card to certain honorably retired peace officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1092 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al. Relating to the exemption from certain construction requirements for volunteer fire departments in certain counties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1191 82-0 (2011) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to the sheriff's department civil service commission appointments in certain counties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1209 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to a probate fee exemption for estates of certain law enforcement officers, firefighters, and others killed in the line of duty. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1231 82-0 (2011) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to the exemption from certain construction requirements for volunteer fire departments in certain counties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1249 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to certain reports, communications, and publications involving the attorney general. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HB 1379 82-0 (2011) Author: Anchia, Rafael
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the purchasing of a firearm from the county by an honorably retired law enforcement officer. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1472 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the retention of and the required disclosure under the public information law of certain complaints alleging official oppression. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1488 82-0 (2011) Author: Gutierrez, Roland
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to examinations for hiring in certain municipal fire departments. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1490 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the accumulation and payment of sick leave for employees in certain sheriff's departments. House: County Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1652 82-0 (2011) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to collective bargaining by firefighters and police officers. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1659 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to conditions of employment for an employee of certain sheriff's departments. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1677 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the administration and funding of retirement systems for firefighters in certain municipalities. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 1948 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to the sheriff's department civil service commission appointments in certain counties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1961 82-0 (2011) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to provision of workers' compensation medical benefits to a peace officer or firefighter injured in the line of duty; providing an administrative violation. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2006 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the release of a photograph of a police officer and access to records maintained by internal investigative divisions in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2071 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to an appeal by a deputy sheriff under county civil service to an independent third-party hearing examiner. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2075 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by firefighters and emergency medical technicians. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
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 2516 82-0 (2011) Author: Alvarado, Carol
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the appeal of an indefinite suspension of a municipal firefighter. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2607 82-0 (2011) Author: Beck, Marva Relating to a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a firefighter or peace officer killed while performing official duties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2656 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to exemption from application of the Private Security Act of certain peace officers employed by a law enforcement agency. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Considered in Calendars
HB 2823 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to educational and training requirements for certain peace officers on ethical decision making. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3035 82-0 (2011) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the grievance procedure for firefighters and police officers in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3227 82-0 (2011) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to the use of proceeds from criminal asset forfeiture to provide college scholarships to children of peace officers killed in the line of duty and to an annual report regarding the total value of forfeited property in this state. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3551 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John Relating to positions that are exempt from a sheriff's department civil service system in certain counties. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3736 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to appointment of a department head of a fire or police department in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 3863 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain volunteer firefighter and emergency services organizations to hold tax-free sales or auctions. House: Ways & Means Meeting cancelled
HJR 128 82-0 (2011) Author: Beck, Marva Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a firefighter or peace officer killed while performing official duties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HR 979 82-0 (2011) Author: Keffer, Jim Commending the firefighters of Texas and paying tribute to the volunteer firefighters who have died in the line of duty. Reported enrolled
SB 168 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to the use of proceeds from criminal asset forfeiture to provide college scholarships to children of peace officers killed in the line of duty and to an annual report regarding the total value of forfeited property in this state. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 344 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to municipal civil service for firefighters and police officers. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 372 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to certain reports, communications, publications, and other documents involving the attorney general. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 396 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Marquez, Marisa
Relating to the state fire marshal's investigation of the death of a firefighter who dies in the line of duty or in connection with an on-duty incident. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 484 82-0 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the release of a photograph of a police officer and access to records maintained by internal investigative divisions in certain municipalities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 543 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to a probate fee exemption for estates of certain law enforcement officers, firefighters, and others killed in the line of duty. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
See remarks for effective date
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 911 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the investigation of firefighters and police officers. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1045 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to examinations for hiring in certain municipal fire departments. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1065 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Hamilton, Mike
Relating to critical incident stress management and crisis response services. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1174 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to provision of workers' compensation medical benefits to a peace officer or firefighter injured in the line of duty; providing an administrative violation. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1190 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the appeal of an indefinite suspension of a municipal firefighter. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1210 82-0 (2011) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the issuance of identification cards to certain peace officers and honorably retired peace officers. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1253 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to positions that are exempt from a sheriff's department civil service system in certain counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1285 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Strama, Mark
Relating to contributions to the retirement systems for certain police officers in certain municipalities. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1286 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to the funding of retirement systems for firefighters in certain municipalities. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1351 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the civil service status of emergency medical services personnel in certain municipalities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1474 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the grievance procedure for firefighters and police officers in certain municipalities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1676 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to educational and training requirements for certain peace officers on ethical decision making. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1746 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the conditions of employment for firefighters employed by fire departments created by an interlocal agreement between two or more political subdivisions of this state; providing penalties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1747 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the conditions of employment for firefighters employed by certain emergency services districts; providing penalties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1927 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Garza, John
Relating to the authority of certain volunteer firefighter and emergency services organizations to hold tax-free sales or auctions. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
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 175 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Susan Relating to continuing education and training for peace officers relating to the investigation and prevention of drive-by shootings. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 224 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to available training for school resource officers and school district peace officers. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 227 81-0 (2009) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to an exemption from investigation company license requirements for certain information technology professionals. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 243 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to equipping certain K-9 law enforcement vehicles with heat alarm systems. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 403 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the capital improvements that a local government may finance with an impact fee. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 487 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to sheriff's department civil service systems in certain counties; providing penalties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 502 81-0 (2009) Author: England, Kirk | et. al. Relating to funding for the continuing education of certain peace officers. House: Public Safety Considered in Calendars
HB 560 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to injury leave for peace officers injured by an intoxicated driver of a motor vehicle or boat. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 640 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to personnel records of a deputy sheriff in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 780 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to eligibility requirements for a beginning police department position in certain municipalities under municipal civil service. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 784 81-0 (2009) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for certain firefighters. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 786 81-0 (2009) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the boards of trustees of retirement systems for paid or partly paid firefighters. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 793 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the authority to charge reasonable fees for emergency services performed by volunteer fire departments. House: County Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 846 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the license or certificate renewal process for emergency medical services personnel and certain law enforcement officers. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 959 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain volunteer firefighters and emergency medical services volunteers. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1016 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to a fee on sales of alcoholic beverages in certain municipalities to fund fire and emergency services and related educational activities. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1028 81-0 (2009) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Relating to authorizing certain municipalities and counties to enter into interlocal contracts for the provision of law enforcement services. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 1063 81-0 (2009) Author: Farias, Joe
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to emergency vehicle access to certain gated communities and multiunit housing projects. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1064 81-0 (2009) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the length of time an eligibility list remains in effect for beginning positions in a fire department in certain municipalities under municipal civil service. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 1065 81-0 (2009) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the use of the term "engineer" by certain fire department employees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Reported favorably as substituted
HB 1074 81-0 (2009) Author: Frost, Stephen Relating to the use of bulletproof glass in certain vehicles purchased by the Department of Public Safety. House: Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1146 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the hours worked during a week by firefighters in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
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 1177 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the eligibility of certain peace officers and firefighters for legislative leave. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1184 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to determining population for the creation of civil service systems in certain counties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1303 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to continued health insurance coverage for eligible survivors of certain public servants killed in the line of duty. House: Appropriations Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1340 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to an exemption from Texas Commission on Fire Protection training requirements for certain aircraft fire fighting and rescue fire protection personnel. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 1443 81-0 (2009) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the age limit for a beginning position in a fire department in certain municipalities under municipal civil service. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1491 81-0 (2009) Author: Driver, Joe Relating to exemption from application of the Private Security Act of certain peace officers employed by a law enforcement agency. House: Public Safety Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1492 81-0 (2009) Author: Driver, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to achievement awards presented by the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1545 81-0 (2009) Author: Miklos, Robert Relating to the reinstatement of a firefighter or police officer following a decision rendered by the Fire Fighters' and Police Officers' Civil Service Commission or an independent third party hearing examiner. House: Urban Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 1587 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to a voluntary identification system for certain devices with the appearance of a fire hydrant that are nonfunctioning or otherwise unavailable for use in a fire emergency. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 1632 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the exemption from certain construction requirements for volunteer fire departments in certain counties. House: County Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1648 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to the investigation of firefighters and police officers. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1664 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to an exemption for groundwater used for certain purposes from production fees assessed by the Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1820 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John Relating to provision of workers' compensation medical benefits to a police officer or firefighter injured in the line of duty; providing an administrative violation. House: Business & Industry Subcommittee members named
HB 1913 81-0 (2009) Author: McReynolds, Jim | et. al. Relating to identification requirements for certain fire hydrants and flush valves. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1960 81-0 (2009) Author: Maldonado, Diana | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the payment for an appearance as a witness for certain peace officers and firefighters. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1987 81-0 (2009) Author: Harless, Patricia | et. al. Relating to fees paid to a constable for serving civil process. House: County Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 2045 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to retirement benefits for certain police officers in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs No action taken 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 2054 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the conditions of employment for firefighters employed by certain districts and entities; providing penalties. House: County Affairs Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 2068 81-0 (2009) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to an identification card for certain retired peace officers. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2092 81-0 (2009) Author: Driver, Joe Relating to paid leave time for a peace officer to attend certain education and training programs. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 2093 81-0 (2009) Author: Driver, Joe
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to persons certified as peace officers. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2113 81-0 (2009) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the holidays for members of fire and police departments in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2168 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the powers of a sheriff's department civil service commission in certain counties regarding an appeal of a disciplinary action. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2298 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Commission on Fire Protection. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2307 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to coverage under a meet and confer agreement for certain municipal firefighters and police officers. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2347 81-0 (2009) Author: Thibaut, Kristi | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain peace officers enrolled in criminal justice or law enforcement course work and for certain educational aides. House: Public Safety
Senate: Higher Education
See remarks for effective date
HB 2348 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to a contract between a water district and a municipality for the provision of fire-fighting services in certain counties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2413 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the business leave time account for a police officer employee organization in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2482 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the display of emergency lighting on the personal vehicle of a reserve peace officer. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2508 81-0 (2009) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to the sheriff's department civil service commission appointments in certain counties. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2523 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the purchasing of a firearm from the county by an honorably retired law enforcement officer. House: Public Safety Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2564 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the regulation of certain professions and practices in connection with computer technology; providing penalties. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2580 81-0 (2009) Author: Frost, Stephen
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the establishment of a peace officer employment opportunity Internet website by the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2673 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to conditions of employment for an employee of certain sheriff's departments. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2678 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the establishment of a statewide meet and confer provision pertaining to employment matters for certain state and local public safety personnel. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2730 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas and the Texas Private Security Board; providing a penalty. House: Public Safety
Senate: Government Organization
See remarks for effective date
HB 2798 81-0 (2009) Author: Driver, Joe Relating to information provided by an entity authorized to commission, appoint, or employ law enforcement officers upon creation of a law enforcement agency or a police department. House: Public Safety Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2799 81-0 (2009) Author: Driver, Joe
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the responsibilities of a person who qualifies for a peace officer license but has not yet been appointed as a peace officer. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2806 81-0 (2009) Author: Maldonado, Diana | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the reinstatement of a firefighter or police officer to a previously held position based on seniority on the return of another firefighter or police officer from a military leave of absence. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2854 81-0 (2009) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to license plates created by the Texas Department of Transportation for professional firefighters. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 2870 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil Relating to the requirement that certain state and local governmental entities designate a firearms proficiency officer and require weapons proficiency. House: Public Safety Laid on the table subject to call
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 2931 81-0 (2009) Author: Vaught, Allen Relating to an appeal by a deputy sheriff under county civil service to an independent third-party hearing examiner. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2940 81-0 (2009) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the grievance procedure for firefighters and police officers in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2989 81-0 (2009) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the reactivation of a peace officer license for certain peace officers. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2991 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Relating to the exemption of certain honorably retired special rangers and special Texas Rangers from certain required law enforcement education and training programs regarding persons with mental impairments. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2998 81-0 (2009) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the reporting and recording of a motor vehicle accident involving an official vehicle driven by a peace officer, firefighter, or an emergency medical services employee in the course of official duties. House: Public Safety Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3116 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to the creation of an alternate sheriff's department civil service system in certain counties; creating offenses. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3158 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda Relating to the accumulation and payment of sick leave for employees in certain sheriff's departments. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
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 3389 81-0 (2009) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education; providing civil and administrative penalties. House: Public Safety
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3390 81-0 (2009) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Commission on Fire Protection. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3434 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to collective bargaining by law enforcement officers and firefighters. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Left pending in committee
HB 3566 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the rights of certain county law enforcement officers. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 3705 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to work performed in sports and community venue districts in certain municipalities. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3712 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda Relating to compensatory time off for public security officers employed by the Department of Public Safety and police communications operators employed by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3748 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to continuing education requirements for law enforcement officers relating to interaction with persons with mental impairments. House: Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3770 81-0 (2009) Author: Fletcher, Allen | et. al. Relating to the continuing education and intermediate proficiency certificate requirements of peace officers. House: Public Safety Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3788 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to closure of a roadway or lane during times of emergency. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
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 3869 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the suspension or removal of certain deputy sheriffs. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3905 81-0 (2009) Author: England, Kirk Relating to the hiring of applicants for a beginning position in the fire department or police department in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3906 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the number of persons who may be appointed to the classification immediately below department head in a police department covered by municipal civil service. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
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 4123 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to The Fire Fighter Labor Relations Act. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 4168 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the number of persons who may be appointed to the classification immediately below department head in a police department covered by municipal civil service. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 4560 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by certain emergency first responders. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HCR 293 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 2730. Signed by the Governor
HJR 48 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a portion of the assessed value of the residence homesteads of volunteer firefighters and emergency medical services volunteers. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
SB 388 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to the creation of a public corruption unit in the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 417 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Isett, Carl | et. al.
Relating to the purchase of a retired firearm from the Parks and Wildlife Department by a game warden. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 460 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to access to information regarding a firefighter or police officer under the municipal civil service law. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 461 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario | et. al.
Sponsor: Miklos, Robert
Relating to eligibility to take the entrance examination for a beginning position in the fire department. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 489 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the establishment of a peace officer employment opportunity Internet website by the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 552 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al. Relating to funding for the continuing education of certain peace officers. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 623 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to the hours worked during a week by firefighters in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
SB 664 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the establishment and operation of a public building mapping information system. Senate: Government Organization Not again placed on intent calendar
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 765 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to eligibility requirements for a beginning police department position in certain municipalities under municipal civil service. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 872 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Menendez, Jose
Relating to continued health insurance coverage and financial assistance for eligible survivors of certain public servants killed in the line of duty. House: Appropriations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1011 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Harper-Brown, Linda
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Commission on Fire Protection. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
See remarks for effective date
SB 1017 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas and the Texas Private Security Board. Senate: Government Organization No action taken in committee
SB 1018 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education. Senate: Government Organization Left pending in committee
SB 1045 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the reinstatement of a firefighter or police officer following a decision rendered by the Fire Fighters' and Police Officers' Civil Service Commission or an independent third party hearing examiner. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1185 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to achievement awards presented by the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1186 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the responsibilities of a person who qualifies for a peace officer license but has not yet been appointed as a peace officer. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1213 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario | et. al. Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by certain emergency first responders. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1258 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to identification requirements for certain fire hydrants and flush valves. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1296 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Driver, Joe
Relating to the certification of a county jailer as a special officer for offenders with mental impairments. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1303 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: King, Phil
Relating to the requirement that certain state and local governmental entities designate a firearms proficiency officer and require weapons proficiency. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1338 81-0 (2009) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the rights of certain county law enforcement officers. Senate: Criminal Justice Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1340 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the holidays for members of fire and police departments in certain municipalities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1341 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to work performed in sports and community venue districts in certain municipalities. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1474 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to compensation for certain emergency services personnel. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1555 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the conditions of employment for firefighters employed by certain airport districts; providing penalties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1707 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete | et. al.
Relating to the use of proceeds from criminal asset forfeiture to provide college scholarships to children of peace officers killed in the line of duty and to an annual report regarding the total value of forfeited property in this state. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1894 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to The Fire Fighter Labor Relations Act. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1896 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Walle, Armando
Relating to the employment of firefighters and police officers and the provision of emergency medical services in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1946 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to business leave time accounts for firefighter employee organizations in certain municipalities. House: Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2009 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to service and disability retirement benefits and death benefits for rescue specialists. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2069 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the right of certain municipalities to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 2156 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the number of persons who may be appointed to the classification immediately below department head in a police department covered by municipal civil service. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2194 81-0 (2009) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the reporting and recording of a motor vehicle accident involving an official vehicle driven by a peace officer, fire fighter, or an emergency medical services employee in the course of official duties. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 2196 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the employment of peace officers by certain law enforcement agencies. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2197 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Harless, Patricia
Relating to fees paid to a constable for serving civil process. House: County Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 2265 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the disciplinary suspension or demotion of a firefighter or police officer under municipal civil service. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2415 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to license plates created by the Texas Department of Transportation for professional firefighters. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 2436 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to exemption from application of the Private Security Act of certain peace officers employed by a law enforcement agency. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2583 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to coverage under a meet and confer agreement for certain municipal firefighters and police officers. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Urban Affairs
SCR 87 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 2730. Received by the Secretary of the Senate
HB 24 80-0 (2007) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to a fee on sales of alcoholic beverages in certain municipalities to fund fire and emergency services and related educational activities. House: Local Government Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 241 80-0 (2007) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to equipping each K-9 law enforcement vehicle with a heat alarm system. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 392 80-0 (2007) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to certain political activities by a labor organization or an affiliate of a labor organization that receives state funds; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 486 80-0 (2007) Author: Driver, Joe
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the continuing education requirements for chiefs of police. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 487 80-0 (2007) Author: Driver, Joe
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the continuing education requirements for constables. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 488 80-0 (2007) Author: Driver, Joe
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to disciplinary action by the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education against certain officers elected under the Texas Constitution. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 738 80-0 (2007) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to an exemption from Texas Commission on Fire Protection training requirements for certain aircraft fire fighting and rescue fire protection personnel. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 850 80-0 (2007) Author: Olivo, Dora | et. al. Relating to available training for school resource officers and school district peace officers. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 858 80-0 (2007) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the authority of a peace officer to inquire into the immigration status of certain persons. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 866 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, Yvonne
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to local control of firefighter and police officer employment matters in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 873 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to eligibility requirements for a beginning position in a police department in certain municipalities under municipal civil service. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1103 80-0 (2007) Author: Latham, Thomas Relating to the administration of polygraph examinations to certain officers and employees of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. House: Law Enforcement Left pending in committee
HB 1110 80-0 (2007) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the use by an active peace officer of the officer's rank or status to advertise or promote certain private businesses. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
HB 1176 80-0 (2007) Author: Smithee, John Relating to providing that a municipality may allow a municipal fire marshal or arson investigator to travel in an unmarked municipal vehicle when performing official duties. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1212 80-0 (2007) Author: Pierson, Paula | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the penalties for intoxication assault and intoxication manslaughter and to the sentencing of defendants convicted of those offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1315 80-0 (2007) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the qualifications of a person in the chain of command over fire protection personnel. House: Urban Affairs Recommitted to committee
HB 1339 80-0 (2007) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to the eligibility for education benefits of surviving minor children of certain public employees killed in the line of duty. House: Pensions & Investments Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1422 80-0 (2007) Author: Driver, Joe | et. al. Relating to personnel records of commissioned officers of the Department of Public Safety. House: Law Enforcement Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1423 80-0 (2007) Author: Driver, Joe
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to exemption from application of the Private Security Act of certain peace officers employed by a law enforcement agency. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 1473 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the waiver of sovereign immunity of a political subdivision for claims brought by certain employees. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 1523 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to local control of firefighter employment matters in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 1561 80-0 (2007) Author: Bailey, Kevin
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the investigation of a firefighter in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1562 80-0 (2007) Author: Bailey, Kevin
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to hours of labor in certain fire departments. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1636 80-0 (2007) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to conditions of employment for certain peace officers. House: Urban Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 1638 80-0 (2007) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain municipalities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1660 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Phil Relating to the amount of sick leave for police officers employed by certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 1691 80-0 (2007) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to business leave time accounts for peace officers in certain municipalities and counties. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
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 1768 80-0 (2007) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the hours worked during a week by police officers in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1860 80-0 (2007) Author: Bailey, Kevin | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a peace officer employment opportunity Internet website by the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 1878 80-0 (2007) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to longevity pay for certain campus peace officers employed by a state institution of higher education or public technical institute. House: Higher Education Scheduled for public hearing on . . . .
HB 1934 80-0 (2007) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the establishment by the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education of a training program for peace officers regarding the use of a Taser or other stun gun. House: Law Enforcement Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1955 80-0 (2007) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the licensing of certain peace officers by the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2033 80-0 (2007) Author: England, Kirk Relating to funding for the continuing education of certain peace officers. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 2066 80-0 (2007) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the accessibility of initial training and continuing education for constables. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2099 80-0 (2007) Author: Bailey, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
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 intent calendar
HB 2157 80-0 (2007) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to an educational campaign to promote awareness of requirements for criminal justice agencies to report and disseminate information about threats against peace officers and detention officers. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 2184 80-0 (2007) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
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
Record vote
HB 2241 80-0 (2007) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the work hours of and compensatory time and overtime pay for commissioned officers of the Department of Public Safety. House: Appropriations Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2269 80-0 (2007) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to entrance examination procedures for certain police officers under municipal civil service. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2270 80-0 (2007) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the deduction from a deputy sheriff's wages or salary in certain counties for payment of membership dues to an employee association. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2283 80-0 (2007) Author: Chavez, Norma
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the suspension or removal of a deputy sheriff. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2321 80-0 (2007) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to determining population for the creation of civil service systems in certain counties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2330 80-0 (2007) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the applicability of the Fire and Police Employee Relations Act in recently incorporated political subdivisions to certain fire fighters covered by preexisting collective bargaining agreements. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2400 80-0 (2007) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to membership in, contributions to, benefits from, and administration of the Texas Emergency Services Retirement System. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2445 80-0 (2007) Author: Driver, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Relating to certain employment records maintained by the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education; providing an administrative penalty. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2624 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Phil Relating to certain functions and services performed in relation to accidents. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2729 80-0 (2007) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the conditions of employment for firefighters employed by certain districts and entities; providing penalties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2833 80-0 (2007) Author: Driver, Joe
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain private security services. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2868 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David | et. al. Relating to assessment of certain insurers to fund the volunteer fire department assistance fund. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 2995 80-0 (2007) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to the number of persons who may be appointed to the classification immediately below department head in a police department covered by municipal civil service. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2998 80-0 (2007) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the duty of a peace officer to verify the citizenship and immigration status of certain persons. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3120 80-0 (2007) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al. Relating to automatic admission to institutions of higher education for children of certain public servants killed in the line of duty. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3307 80-0 (2007) Author: England, Kirk Relating to funding for the continuing education of certain peace officers. House: Law Enforcement Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3341 80-0 (2007) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to initial and continuing education and training for peace officers and recruits relating to the trafficking of persons. House: Law Enforcement Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3352 80-0 (2007) Author: Woolley, Beverly
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to municipal civil service for firefighters and police officers in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3360 80-0 (2007) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the prerequisites for enrollment in certain peace officer training programs. House: Law Enforcement Left pending in committee
HB 3372 80-0 (2007) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to training for peace officers relating to the trafficking of persons. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3405 80-0 (2007) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al. Relating to the recognition of law enforcement officers in certain counties. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 3442 80-0 (2007) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the creation of the law enforcement integrity unit in the office of the attorney general. House: Judiciary Left pending in committee
HB 3519 80-0 (2007) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to conditions of employment for law enforcement officers and corrections officers employed by certain counties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3586 80-0 (2007) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the sheriff's department civil service system in certain counties; imposing a criminal penalty. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3587 80-0 (2007) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to conditions of employment for deputy sheriffs employed by sheriff's departments in certain counties. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3588 80-0 (2007) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to sheriff's department civil service systems in certain counties; providing a criminal penalty. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3613 80-0 (2007) Author: Latham, Thomas
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to identification cards issued to peace officers, reserve law enforcement officers, and honorably retired peace officers by a law enforcement agency or other governmental entity. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3704 80-0 (2007) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to immigration law training for certain law enforcement officers. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 3781 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to the creation of a sheriff's department civil service system in certain counties. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HR 2863 80-0 (2007) Author: Driver, Joe Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2833. Reported enrolled
SB 115 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to certain political activities by a labor organization or an affiliate of a labor organization that receives state funds; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 189 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: King, Phil
Relating to the amount of sick leave for police officers employed by certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 243 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to local control of firefighter and police officer employment matters in certain municipalities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Testimony taken in committee
SB 279 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the establishment and operation of a public building mapping information system by the Texas Building and Procurement Commission. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 339 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Bailey, Kevin
Relating to entrance examination procedures for certain police officers under municipal civil service. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 342 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester
Relating to eligibility requirements for a beginning position in a police department in certain municipalities under municipal civil service. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 457 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Menendez, Jose
Relating to the eligibility for education benefits of surviving minor children of certain public employees killed in the line of duty. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
SB 503 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: England, Kirk
Relating to funding for the continuing education of certain peace officers. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 511 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the qualifications of a person in the chain of command over fire protection personnel. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 517 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al. Relating to tuition and laboratory fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain police officers enrolled in criminal justice or law enforcement management-related coursework. Senate: Education No action taken in subcommittee
SB 526 80-0 (2007) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to providing that a municipality may allow a municipal fire marshal or arson investigator to travel in an unmarked municipal vehicle when performing official duties. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
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 629 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the establishment of a peace officer employment opportunity Internet website by the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Law Enforcement
SB 632 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the investigation of a firefighter in certain municipalities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 633 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to hours of labor in certain fire departments. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 720 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the continuing education requirements for chiefs of police. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 721 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to disciplinary action by the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education against certain officers elected under the Texas Constitution. Senate: Criminal Justice Committee report printed and distributed
SB 729 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to the issuance and use of private activity bonds by the Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation and housing finance corporations. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 740 80-0 (2007) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Driver, Joe | et. al.
Relating to personnel records of commissioned officers of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 772 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Menendez, Jose
Relating to conditions of employment for certain peace officers. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1121 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to the creation of the law enforcement integrity unit in the office of the attorney general. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1181 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to restrictions on collective bargaining agreements and arbitration awards under The Fire and Police Employee Relations Act. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1183 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: 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
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1212 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Bailey, Kevin
Relating to the local control of firefighter employment matters in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1227 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the conditions of employment for firefighters employed by certain districts and entities; providing penalties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 1243 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the number of persons who may be appointed to the classification immediately below department head in a police department covered by municipal civil service. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Urban Affairs
SB 1285 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to training for peace officers relating to the trafficking of persons. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1348 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to the liability of a governmental unit for action taken by a peace officer engaged in the pursuit of a motor vehicle. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Civil Practices
SB 1395 80-0 (2007) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to certain employment records maintained by the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: Criminal Justice Removed from local & uncontested calendar
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
SB 1584 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the deduction from a deputy sheriff's wages or salary in certain counties for payment of membership dues to an employee association. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 1708 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the continuing education requirements for constables. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1712 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to exemption from application of the Private Security Act of certain peace officers employed by a sheriff's department. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1718 80-0 (2007) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to municipal civil service for firefighters and police officers in certain municipalities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1769 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Strama, Mark
Relating to conditions of employment for law enforcement officers and corrections officers employed by certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1821 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the administration of municipal civil service promotional examinations in certain cities to eligible candidates unable to be physically present during the examination. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1840 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the authority of a peace officer to inquire into the immigration status of certain persons. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1856 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the sheriff's department civil service system in certain counties; imposing a criminal penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1925 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to conditions of employment for deputy sheriffs employed by sheriff's departments in certain counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 1948 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the maximum annual compensation of certain auxiliary fire fighters. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1949 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the use by an active peace officer of the officer's rank or status to advertise or promote certain private businesses. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SR 1180 80-0 (2007) Author: Seliger, Kel Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2833. Reported enrolled
HB 27 79-0 (2005) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to the penalties for intoxication assault and intoxication manslaughter and to the sentencing of defendants convicted of those offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 148 79-0 (2005) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the probationary period of persons appointed to beginning positions in certain fire or police departments. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 150 79-0 (2005) Author: Reyna, Elvira | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the eligibility of a person to be appointed to serve on certain civil service commissions. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 156 79-0 (2005) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to the eligibility of certain law enforcement officers to participate in a low-interest home loan program offered by the state. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 181 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of certain corrections and peace officers to participate in a low-interest home loan program offered by the state. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 233 79-0 (2005) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the securing by municipal police officers of a scene to which the municipality's emergency ambulance service responds. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 246 79-0 (2005) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the establishment of a special police force or neighborhood police department. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 263 79-0 (2005) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the civil service status of certain fire department employees. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 279 79-0 (2005) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to compensatory time off for certain state employees. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 304 79-0 (2005) Author: Talton, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Relating to conditions of employment for police officers employed by certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 340 79-0 (2005) Author: Seaman, Gene | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the authority of a navigation district to establish a volunteer police reserve force. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 466 79-0 (2005) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to conditions of employment for peace officers and detention officers employed by certain counties. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
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 639 79-0 (2005) Author: Bailey, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to complaints against certain peace officers, fire fighters, detention officers, and county jailers. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 641 79-0 (2005) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to business leave time accounts for peace officers and detention officers in certain municipalities and counties. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 644 79-0 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to limiting the liability of emergency medical services volunteers and emergency medical services volunteer providers. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 771 79-0 (2005) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to business leave time accounts for peace officers and detention officers in certain counties. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 804 79-0 (2005) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to requiring notification to and approval by an association representing a municipality's firefighters before certain municipalities may outsource the provision of emergency medical services. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 825 79-0 (2005) Author: Talton, Robert
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of interference with public duties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1007 79-0 (2005) Author: Ritter, Allan | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to certain low-interest home loan programs administered by the Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1039 79-0 (2005) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to an exemption from tuition and fees at institutions of higher education for peace officers and police cadets enrolled in certain law enforcement programs. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1144 79-0 (2005) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the hours worked during a week by police officers in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1151 79-0 (2005) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to the consideration of a person's age in determining the person's eligibility for a position in a police department in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1152 79-0 (2005) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to representation elections conducted under The Fire and Police Employee Relations Act. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1196 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the work hours of and compensatory time and overtime pay for commissioned officers of the Department of Public Safety. House: Law Enforcement Left pending in committee
HB 1197 79-0 (2005) Author: Moreno, Paul Relating to the establishment in certain municipalities of boards to receive and act on complaints of police misconduct. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1213 79-0 (2005) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to fitness incentive pay for certain fire fighters and police officers. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1284 79-0 (2005) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the exception from required public disclosure of a photograph of a peace officer. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1333 79-0 (2005) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to the provision of state death benefits to certain employees of the Texas Forest Service. House: Appropriations Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1438 79-0 (2005) Author: Talton, Robert
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to continuing education for peace officers. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1534 79-0 (2005) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the appointment of a sheriff, municipal police officer, and firefighter to the Critical Infrastructure Protection Council. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 1551 79-0 (2005) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to equipping each K-9 law enforcement vehicle with a heat alarm system. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 1588 79-0 (2005) Author: Driver, Joe
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the qualifications and removal of and continuing education requirements for a constable. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1589 79-0 (2005) Author: Driver, Joe
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the administration of polygraph examinations to certain applicants for positions in the Department of Public Safety. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1809 79-0 (2005) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to benefits from the Employees Retirement System of Texas for law enforcement officers commissioned by the Texas Department of Insurance or the state fire marshal. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 1848 79-0 (2005) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to the classification of certain employees of the Texas Forest Service as fire protection personnel. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
HB 1913 79-0 (2005) Author: Olivo, Dora
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the application of the municipal civil service law for firefighters and police officers to certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1914 79-0 (2005) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to longevity pay for certain campus peace officers employed by a state institution of higher education or public technical institute. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 1956 79-0 (2005) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to the regulation of firefighters and fire departments by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1977 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the presentation of Star of Texas awards to peace officers, firefighters, and emergency medical first responders who are killed or sustain serious or fatal injuries in the line of duty. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1978 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the issuance of Star of Texas license plates. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2023 79-0 (2005) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to funding for the continuing education of certain peace officers. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2044 79-0 (2005) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to county authority to regulate vehicular or pedestrian gates at certain gated communities and multi-unit housing projects. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 2163 79-0 (2005) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the use by an active peace officer of the officer's rank or status to advertise or promote certain private businesses. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2173 79-0 (2005) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the promotional system for municipal civil service fire fighters. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2216 79-0 (2005) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to peace officers commissioned by the Texas State Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2239 79-0 (2005) Author: Luna, Vilma | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to homeland security training and supplemental pay for certain law enforcement officers. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Testimony taken in committee
HB 2341 79-0 (2005) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to the administration of promotional examinations to certain firefighters and police officers who are members of the armed forces on active duty. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Left pending in committee
HB 2457 79-0 (2005) Author: Talton, Robert
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the entrance requirements, base pay, and longevity pay in certain municipalities for a police officer who has previous experience as a police officer. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2589 79-0 (2005) Author: Davis, Yvonne | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to local control of fire fighter and police officer employment matters in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 2640 79-0 (2005) Author: Jones, Delwin | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to municipal civil service coverage for certain employees of a fire department. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2677 79-0 (2005) Author: Driver, Joe
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to certain employment records maintained by the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education; providing an administrative penalty. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2712 79-0 (2005) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to eligibility for beginning positions in certain police and fire departments. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2769 79-0 (2005) Author: Talton, Robert
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the presentation of state flags to survivors of certain deceased honorably retired peace officers. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2823 79-0 (2005) Author: Rose, Patrick
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the form of payments made to certain disabled peace officers under the Crime Victims' Compensation Act. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2847 79-0 (2005) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to training for school resource officers and school district peace officers. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2848 79-0 (2005) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to the creation of a sheriff's department civil service system in certain counties. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2892 79-0 (2005) Author: Luna, Vilma | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to conditions of employment for firefighters employed by certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 3028 79-0 (2005) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the conditions of employment for firefighters employed by certain districts and entities; providing penalties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3056 79-0 (2005) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the peace officers authorized to operate an authorized emergency vehicle used to provide police escort services. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 3057 79-0 (2005) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the number of hours worked by a part-time fire protection employee. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 3141 79-0 (2005) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to outdoor burning in certain counties under the Texas Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3160 79-0 (2005) Author: Noriega, Melissa Relating to service and disability retirement benefits and death benefits for rescue specialists. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 3301 79-0 (2005) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to a fee on sales of alcoholic beverages in certain municipalities to fund fire and emergency services and related educational activities. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3306 79-0 (2005) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by certain emergency fire fighter or emergency medical technicians. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 3322 79-0 (2005) Author: Luna, Vilma Relating to the right of certain municipalities to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3399 79-0 (2005) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the creation of a sheriff's department civil service system in certain counties. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 3409 79-0 (2005) Author: Rose, Patrick
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the application of the municipal civil service law for firefighters and police officers to certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3430 79-0 (2005) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to law enforcement policies on racial profiling in certain counties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3562 79-0 (2005) Author: Campbell, Scott Relating to the number of persons who may be appointed to certain positions in police departments covered by municipal civil service. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HR 1302 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino In memory of Travis W. Attaway. Reported enrolled
HR 1303 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino In memory of A. Andrew Barcena. Reported enrolled
HR 1304 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino In memory of John Murphy Bennet. Reported enrolled
HR 1305 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino In memory of Frank Manuel Cantu, Jr. Reported enrolled
HR 1306 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino In memory of Frank Scott Claborn. Reported enrolled
HR 1307 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino In memory of Charles R. Clark. Reported enrolled
HR 1308 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino In memory of Joseph Thomas Cushman. Reported enrolled
HR 1309 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino In memory of Toby Ray Dirickson. Reported enrolled
HR 1310 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino In memory of Amy Lynn Donovan. Reported enrolled
HR 1311 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino In memory of Michael A. FitzGerald. Reported enrolled
HR 1312 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino In memory of John David Garcia. Reported enrolled
HR 1313 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino In memory of Jesus A. Garza. Reported enrolled
HR 1314 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino In memory of Robert D. Haley, Sr. Reported enrolled
HR 1315 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino In memory of Jose Arturo (Joe) Herrera. Reported enrolled
HR 1316 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino In memory of Gregory Lei Hunter. Reported enrolled
HR 1317 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino In memory of Kurt David Knapp. Reported enrolled
HR 1318 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino In memory of Dirk Ray Knearem. Reported enrolled
HR 1319 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino In memory of James Michael Lane. Reported enrolled
HR 1320 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino In memory of Nathan R. Laurie. Reported enrolled
HR 1321 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino In memory of John Edward Logan, Jr. Reported enrolled
HR 1322 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino In memory of John Mathew Maki. Reported enrolled
HR 1323 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino In memory of Peter V. McDonald. Reported enrolled
HR 1324 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino In memory of Darren Glen Medlin. Reported enrolled
HR 1325 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino In memory of Raymond Nieto. Reported enrolled
HR 1326 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino In memory of James Granvil O'Brien. Reported enrolled
HR 1327 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino In memory of Susan Lynn Williams Rodriguez. Reported enrolled
HR 1328 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino In memory of Ricardo G. Salinas. Reported enrolled
HR 1329 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino In memory of Christopher J. Sobieski. Reported enrolled
HR 1330 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino In memory of Wesley Wagstaff. Reported enrolled
HR 1331 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino In memory of Stanley A. Wiley. Reported enrolled
HR 1332 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino In memory of Jeremy Michael Wilson. Reported enrolled
SB 118 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the civil service status of certain fire department employees. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 148 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Swinford, David
Relating to the exception from required public disclosure of a photograph of a peace officer. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 200 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne
Relating to county authority to regulate vehicular or pedestrian gates to gated communities. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 203 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the amount of money available to certain disabled peace officers from the compensation to victims of crime fund. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 281 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to business leave time accounts for peace officers in certain municipalities and counties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 310 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Bohac, Dwayne
Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by firefighters and emergency medical technicians. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 377 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to authorizing a county, city, town, school district, or other political subdivision to provide an additional exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain surviving spouses of peace officers and firefighters. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 432 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the abolition of the Public Safety Radio Communications Council and the transfer of certain functions to the office of the governor. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 488 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to certain low-interest home loan programs administered by the Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 497 79-0 (2005) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the qualifications and removal of a constable. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 612 79-0 (2005) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the prosecution of the offense of interference with public duties. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 660 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to domestic preparedness training programs for certain law enforcement officers. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 716 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Talton, Robert
Relating to payroll deductions for certain employees who are peace officers. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 731 79-0 (2005) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to initial training and continuing education requirements for a constable. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 732 79-0 (2005) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Driver, Joe
Relating to the administration of polygraph examinations to certain applicants for positions in the Department of Public Safety. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
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 751 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Noriega, Melissa
Relating to service and disability retirement benefits and death benefits for rescue specialists. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 863 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Corte, Jr., Frank
Relating to the administration of promotional examinations to certain firefighters and police officers who are members of the armed forces on active duty. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 864 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the liability of certain local governments for fire, emergency, or law enforcement services provided to another local government. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 866 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Howard, Charlie
Relating to the operation of authorized emergency vehicles conducting a police escort. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 879 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario | et. al.
Sponsor: Menendez, Jose
Relating to the regulation of firefighters and fire departments by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 881 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the qualifications, powers, and duties of a special ranger and a special Texas Ranger. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1050 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Bailey, Kevin
Relating to the promotional system for municipal civil service fire fighters and police officers. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1181 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to exempting a peace officer from tuition and fees charged by a public institution of higher education. Senate: Education Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
SB 1249 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to homeland security training and supplemental pay for certain law enforcement officers. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1303 79-0 (2005) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Driver, Joe
Relating to certain employment records maintained by the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education; providing an administrative penalty. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1417 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to conditions of employment for firefighters employed by certain municipalities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1421 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Bailey, Kevin
Relating to eligibility for beginning positions in certain police and fire departments. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1429 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the form of payments made to certain disabled peace officers under the Crime Victims' Compensation Act. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1433 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to the conditions of employment for firefighters employed by certain districts and entities; providing penalties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1453 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the recognition of certain officers as separate collective bargaining units in certain counties that have adopted The Fire and Police Employee Relations Act. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 1460 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to a refund of sales and use tax paid by first responders for the purchase of certain equipment. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1498 79-0 (2005) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to the requirement for water district consent to certain actions by municipalities that provide law enforcement or fire protection services. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1539 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the application of the municipal civil service law for firefighters and police officers to certain municipalities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1565 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the collection, retention, and reporting of law enforcement data relating to traffic and pedestrian stops. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1601 79-0 (2005) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the entrance requirements and longevity pay in certain municipalities for a police officer who has previous experience as a police officer. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1665 79-0 (2005) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to outdoor burning in certain counties under the Texas Clean Air Act. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1673 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Olivo, Dora | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a sheriff's department civil service system in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1682 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to complaints against certain police officers and fire fighters. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1762 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester
Relating to the establishment and operation of a public building mapping information system by the Texas Building and Procurement Commission. House: State Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Committee report sent to Calendars
SJR 13 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a county, city, town, school district, or other political subdivision to provide an additional exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain surviving spouses of peace officers and firefighters. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 19 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow state or local peace officers, firefighters, and emergency service personnel to serve in the legislature. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 14 78-0 (2003) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to the purchase of a badge, insignia, weapon, or uniform of law enforcement officers or public safety personnel. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 53 78-0 (2003) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to an increase in the cigarette tax and the distribution of that increase to counties and municipalities for police, sheriff, and fire services. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 108 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to a refund of the sales tax on certain equipment purchased by peace officers, members of fire departments, and EMS personnel. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 141 78-0 (2003) Author: Hope, Ruben | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain retired peace officers to carry certain weapons. House: Law Enforcement Reported favorably as substituted
HB 255 78-0 (2003) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al. Relating to exempting peace officers enrolled in law enforcement programs from tuition charged by a public institution of higher education. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 279 78-0 (2003) Author: Moreno, Paul Relating to the establishment in certain municipalities of boards to receive and act on complaints of police misconduct. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 363 78-0 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to peace officers commissioned and employed by public housing authorities. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 452 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to creating a recognition day in honor of Texas firefighters. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 481 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to racial profiling by airport security personnel; imposing a criminal penalty. House: Law Enforcement Left pending in committee
HB 533 78-0 (2003) Author: King, Phil Relating to the application of the public information law to information regarding an emergency action plan of a law enforcement agency or a fire-fighting agency. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations Referred to Defense Affairs & State-Fed Rel
HB 622 78-0 (2003) Author: Goolsby, Tony
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to business leave time accounts for police officer employee organizations in certain municipalities. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 726 78-0 (2003) Author: Corte, Frank Relating to the powers and duties of peace officers commissioned by certain hospital districts. House: Law Enforcement Meeting cancelled
HB 751 78-0 (2003) Author: Woolley, Beverly Relating to the operation of authorized emergency vehicles. House: Law Enforcement Reported favorably as substituted
HB 752 78-0 (2003) Author: Woolley, Beverly | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the administration of public retirement systems for police officers in certain municipalities. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 769 78-0 (2003) Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to compensatory time off for certain communications service employees of the Department of Public Safety. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 880 78-0 (2003) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the creation of an appeals process for the termination or suspension of deputy constables in certain counties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 899 78-0 (2003) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the hours worked during a week by police officers in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 911 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al. Relating to creating a recognition day in honor of Texas firefighters. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 958 78-0 (2003) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to eligibility for a beginning position in a police department under municipal civil service. House: Urban Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 959 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray | et. al. Relating to the benefits provided to the survivors of certain public employees killed in the line of duty. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 964 78-0 (2003) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the salaries and longevity pay of sheriff department personnel. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1087 78-0 (2003) Author: Olivo, Dora
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to longevity pay for county jailers employed by certain sheriff's departments. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1153 78-0 (2003) Author: Puente, Robert
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the retirement system for fire fighters and police officers in certain municipalities. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1189 78-0 (2003) Author: Talton, Robert
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to alternative dispute resolution procedures in certain police departments. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1247 78-0 (2003) Author: Ritter, Allan | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the creation, funding, and operation of a fire fighter and police officer home loan program. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1258 78-0 (2003) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to accommodations and work assignments for certain pregnant Department of Public Safety officers. House: Law Enforcement Left pending in committee
HB 1323 78-0 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the benefits provided to eligible survivors of certain public servants killed in motor vehicle accidents in the line of duty. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1389 78-0 (2003) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to a sheriff's appeal to a district court of a decision by a civil service commission. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1451 78-0 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the education benefits provided to eligible survivors of certain public servants killed in the line of duty. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1502 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to a residential tenant's right to summon police or emergency assistance; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1574 78-0 (2003) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to annual reports of the efficiency of officers commissioned by the Department of Public Safety. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 1640 78-0 (2003) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the work hours of and compensatory time and overtime pay for commissioned officers of the Department of Public Safety. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 1642 78-0 (2003) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the conditions of employment for certain fire fighters. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1643 78-0 (2003) Author: Bailey, Kevin | et. al. Relating to conditions of employment for peace officers employed by certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Reason for vote recorded in Journal
HB 1644 78-0 (2003) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to grievance procedures under the municipal civil service law in certain cities. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1645 78-0 (2003) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to collective bargaining by employees of local governments. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1647 78-0 (2003) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the performance review of peace officers enforcing traffic laws. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 1774 78-0 (2003) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the applicability of The Fire and Police Employee Relations Act. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1775 78-0 (2003) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the duties that may be assigned to certain fire protection personnel. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1788 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to municipal payroll deductions for certain employees who are fire fighters. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1860 78-0 (2003) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to certain diseases, illnesses, and exposures suffered by certain public safety employees. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1937 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to designating September 11 as Texas First Responders Day and creating star of Texas awards for peace officers, firefighters, and emergency medical first responders who are killed or sustain serious or fatal injuries in the line of duty. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 1970 78-0 (2003) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to a legislative leave time bank for fire fighters and police officers in certain municipalities and counties. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2010 78-0 (2003) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to the standard operating procedures of certain fire departments for fighting structure fires. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2038 78-0 (2003) Author: Lewis, Glenn
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to entrance examinations for beginning positions in the fire and police departments of certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2214 78-0 (2003) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to conditions of employment for a peace officer or a detention officer employed by certain sheriff's departments. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2303 78-0 (2003) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to conditions of employment for a peace officer or a detention officer employed by certain sheriff's departments. House: County Affairs Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 2360 78-0 (2003) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to educational incentive pay under certain municipal civil service systems. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2361 78-0 (2003) Author: Bailey, Kevin
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the investigation of a firefighter or police officer in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2362 78-0 (2003) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to involuntary separation of fire fighters from employment in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2363 78-0 (2003) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to minimum staffing for certain fire apparatus in certain fire departments. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2364 78-0 (2003) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the right of certain municipalities to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2370 78-0 (2003) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to collective bargaining by officials of the state or of a political subdivision of the state. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2371 78-0 (2003) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to an appeal by a police officer or fire fighter. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2400 78-0 (2003) Author: Noriega, Rick
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to military leave and military leave time accounts for certain municipal fire fighters and police officers. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
HB 2460 78-0 (2003) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to local control of police officer employment matters in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2492 78-0 (2003) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to continued health insurance benefits for eligible surviving spouses of certain officers and employees of political subdivisions. House: County Affairs Withdrawn from calendar
HB 2534 78-0 (2003) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to commissioning certain fire code enforcement inspectors and fire hazard inspectors as peace officers. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 2551 78-0 (2003) Author: Telford, Barry Relating to supplemental pay for certain officers commissioned by the Department of Public Safety. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2618 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Dan Relating to the provision of state flags on the death of certain current or former custodial employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and fire protection employees. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2622 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to certain governmental agency and private entity access to and use of criminal history record information maintained by the Department of Public Safety. House: State Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2642 78-0 (2003) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to business leave time accounts for peace officers and detention officers in certain municipalities and counties. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2685 78-0 (2003) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to the due diligence required of certain officers in regard to the execution or attempted execution of warrants alleging violations of conditions of community supervision. House: Law Enforcement Committee report sent to Calendars
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 2730 78-0 (2003) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to business leave time accounts for peace officers in certain municipalities and counties. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2733 78-0 (2003) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the administration of a polygraph examination to a peace officer. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 2765 78-0 (2003) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the purchase of certain wireless communication devices by state agencies. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 2828 78-0 (2003) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to complaints against certain peace officers and fire fighters. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2829 78-0 (2003) Author: Luna, Vilma
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to supplemental pay for certain officers of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2870 78-0 (2003) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to conditions of employment for corrections officers employed by certain municipalities or counties. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2872 78-0 (2003) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to conditions of employment for state correctional officers. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2918 78-0 (2003) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the administration of the rural volunteer fire department assistance program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 3067 78-0 (2003) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to fire control, prevention, and emergency medical services districts by certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3068 78-0 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the powers and duties of peace officers concerning enforcement of compulsory school attendance requirements. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 3161 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to the benefits provided to certain firefighters and peace officers or their eligible survivors as a result of a disability or death from certain causes. House: Urban Affairs Meeting cancelled
HB 3162 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime | et. al. Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by certain emergency first responders. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3236 78-0 (2003) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to the regulation of alarm systems and alarm systems companies. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3352 78-0 (2003) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to the authority of the head of a fire or police department to make certain appointments. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3353 78-0 (2003) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to the probationary period of a person appointed to a beginning position in a fire department in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
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
HB 3428 78-0 (2003) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to the qualifications for certain members of certain emergency services districts. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HJR 6 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing a moratorium in death penalty cases in which analyses performed by a crime laboratory operated by the City of Houston Police Department were admitted into evidence. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 92 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to a residential tenant's right to summon police or emergency assistance; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 117 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Hope, Ruben
Relating to the authority of certain retired peace officers and federal criminal investigators to carry certain weapons. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 120 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to a sheriff's appeal to a district court of a decision by a civil service commission. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 192 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the purchase of a badge, insignia, weapon, or uniform of a peace officer or firefighter. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Law Enforcement
SB 255 78-0 (2003) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Solis, Jim
Relating to compensatory time off for certain communications service employees of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 407 78-0 (2003) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Harper-Brown, Linda
Relating to the liability of a governmental unit for fire or emergency services in a contract or in the absence of a contract. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 411 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the salaries and longevity pay of sheriff department personnel in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 461 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Woolley, Beverly
Relating to the operation of authorized emergency vehicles. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Effective immediately
SB 482 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Haggerty, Pat | et. al.
Relating to certain benefits provided to the survivors of public employees and chaplains killed in the line of duty. House: Corrections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 562 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Talton, Robert | et. al.
Relating to conditions of employment for peace officers employed by certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 614 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to complaints against certain peace officers and fire fighters. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 633 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the investigation of a firefighter or police officer in certain municipalities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 634 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the duties that may be assigned to certain fire protection personnel. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 635 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to educational incentive pay under certain municipal civil service systems. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 642 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the retirement system for firefighters and police officers in certain municipalities. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Pensions and Investments
SB 672 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the conditions of employment for certain fire fighters. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 728 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the benefits provided to the survivors of certain public employees killed in the line of duty. House: Appropriations
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Appropriations
SB 801 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Corte, Frank
Relating to the powers and duties of peace officers commissioned by certain hospital districts. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 804 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Davis, Yvonne
Relating to accommodations and work assignments for certain pregnant Department of Public Safety officers. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 807 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to involuntary medical separation from employment of firefighters in certain cities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 844 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to collective bargaining by employees of local governments. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 846 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to annual reports of the efficiency of officers commissioned by the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Law Enforcement
SB 848 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the benefits provided to certain firefighters and peace officers or their eligible survivors as a result of a disability or death from certain causes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 886 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to a legislative leave time bank for peace officers and firefighters. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 911 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al. Relating to firefighter employment in certain political subdivisions; providing criminal penalties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 959 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Isett, Carl
Relating to continued health insurance benefits for eligible surviving spouses of certain officers and employees of political subdivisions. House: County Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 973 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to firefighter employment in certain political subdivisions; providing criminal penalties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
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 1026 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the applicability of The Fire and Police Employee Relations Act. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1027 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to municipal payroll deductions for certain employees who are fire fighters. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1029 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to business leave time accounts for peace officers in certain municipalities and counties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1042 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to domestic preparedness training programs for certain law enforcement officers. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
SB 1044 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to supplemental pay for certain officers of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas who have obtained certain higher education degrees or an equivalent number of credit hours. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1068 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to complaints against certain police officers and fire fighters. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1114 78-0 (2003) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Garza, Timoteo
Relating to secondary employment by officers commissioned by the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1155 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
Relating to the purchase of certain wireless communication devices by state agencies. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1166 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to conditions of employment for a peace officer or a detention officer employed by certain sheriff's departments. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Received from the Senate
SB 1188 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Luna, Vilma
Relating to supplemental pay for certain officers of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1199 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the compensation of certain state law enforcement officers. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1256 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to supplemental pay for certain officers commissioned by the Department of Public Safety. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1264 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the donation by political subdivisions of outdated or surplus fire-protection and emergency services equipment to certain fire departments. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1278 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to security officers for electric cooperatives. House: Regulated Industries
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1286 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to collective bargaining by officials of the state or of a political subdivision of the state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1288 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario | et. al.
Sponsor: Noriega, Rick
Relating to military leave and military leave time accounts for certain municipal firefighters and police officers. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Laid on the table subject to call
SB 1289 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the work hours of and compensatory time and overtime pay for commissioned officers of the Department of Public Safety. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1291 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to salaries on which pension benefits are based for police officers in certain municipalities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1414 78-0 (2003) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by certain emergency first responders. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1426 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the minimum staffing for certain fire apparatus in certain fire departments. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1448 78-0 (2003) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the right of certain municipalities to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms of employment of certain municipal employees. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1459 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne
Relating to access to criminal history record information by a county fire marshal. 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
SB 1461 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne
Relating to the sale of used fire-fighting equipment to certain volunteer fire departments. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1600 78-0 (2003) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the eligibility for police department promotional examination in certain municipalities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1687 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to star of Texas awards for peace officers, firefighters, and emergency medical first responders who are killed or sustain serious or fatal injuries in the line of duty. House: House Administration
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to House Administration
SB 1688 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to grievance procedures under the municipal civil service law in certain cities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1692 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to alternative dispute resolution procedures in certain police departments. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1733 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the creation of an appeals process for the termination or suspension of deputy constables in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to County Affairs
SB 1776 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to creating a recognition day in honor of Texas firefighters. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 1777 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to fire control, prevention, and emergency medical services districts of certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Urban Affairs
SB 1845 78-0 (2003) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to license eligibility for certain law enforcement officers. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1881 78-0 (2003) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to a payment to a law enforcement and firefighter support organization as a condition of community supervision. Senate: Criminal Justice Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1907 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the regulation of alarm systems and alarm systems companies. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Urban Affairs
SJR 45 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Lewis, Glenn
Proposing a constitutional amendment to repeal the authority of the legislature to provide for the creation of rural fire prevention districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 53 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing political subdivisions to donate outdated or surplus fire-protection and emergency services equipment to certain fire departments. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 78 78-3 (2003) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the establishment of a special police force or neighborhood police department. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 23 78-4 (2003) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the establishment of a special police force or neighborhood police department. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 169 77-0 (2001) Author: Ritter, Allan | et. al. Relating to the appointment of certain honorably retired peace officers. House: Public Safety Considered in Calendars
HB 172 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to exempting peace officers enrolled in a criminal justice program from tuition and fees charged by a public institution of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 183 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to ethical standards for persons licensed by the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 206 77-0 (2001) Author: Longoria, John Relating to commissions for certain retired peace officers and the authority of those officers to carry certain weapons. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 232 77-0 (2001) Author: Hawley, Judy | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the exemption of certain reserve peace officers from regulation under the Private Security Act. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
HB 253 77-0 (2001) Author: Longoria, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to benefits paid to survivors of certain law enforcement officers, firefighters, and other public servants. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
No action taken in committee
HB 306 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to continuing education requirements for peace officers serving in the state legislature. House: Public Safety Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 320 77-0 (2001) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to the conditions of employment for certain firefighters. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 385 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to qualifications of a constable or sheriff. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Tabled in committee
HB 433 77-0 (2001) Author: Driver, Joe Relating to county and municipal enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards. House: Public Safety No action taken in committee
HB 459 77-0 (2001) Author: Carter, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to higher education tuition and fee exemptions for children of dead or disabled firefighters or peace officers. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 498 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for service as a peace officer. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 503 77-0 (2001) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Relating to allowing certain peace officers to enforce commercial motor vehicle safety standards. House: Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 522 77-0 (2001) Author: Tillery, Dale | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to benefits for certain disabled peace officers. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
No action taken in committee
HB 712 77-0 (2001) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the creation of a civilian review board for police accountability in certain counties. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 743 77-0 (2001) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the authority of a school district to establish a police officer reserve force. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 785 77-0 (2001) Author: Isett, Carl
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the liability for performing certain services for another governmental unit. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 815 77-0 (2001) Author: Bailey, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to providing the state flag and a certificate of gratitude to the survivors of deceased peace officers. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 817 77-0 (2001) Author: King, Phil Relating to the use of a computerized voice stress analyzer by a licensed peace officer during a criminal investigation. House: Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 818 77-0 (2001) Author: Noriega, Rick | et. al. Relating to the minimum staffing for certain fire apparatus in certain fire departments. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 837 77-0 (2001) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to investigations of certain municipal police officers. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 877 77-0 (2001) Author: Flores, Kino | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the benefits provided to the surviving spouse and minor children of certain public employees killed in the line of duty. House: Appropriations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 926 77-0 (2001) Author: Noriega, Rick | et. al. Relating to local control of police officer employment matters in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1096 77-0 (2001) Author: Luna, Vilma | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the creation of fire control, prevention, and emergency medical services districts by certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1113 77-0 (2001) Author: Goolsby, Tony
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to legislative leave time accounts for police officers in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1184 77-0 (2001) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to overtime compensation for certain municipal police department officers and civilian employees. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 1250 77-0 (2001) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the creation of an offense prohibiting racial or ethnic profiling by peace officers. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1259 77-0 (2001) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the compensation received by peace officers commissioned by the Department of Public Safety who are required to work on certain holidays. House: Appropriations Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1273 77-0 (2001) Author: Davis, John Relating to creation of a benefit fund and making a supplemental one-time payment for certain peace officers and fire fighters disabled in the line of duty. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 1318 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to conditions of employment for a peace officer or a detention officer employed by certain sheriff's departments. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1336 77-0 (2001) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to reducing or eliminating racial profiling as a law enforcement practice. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1360 77-0 (2001) Author: Carter, Bill Relating to the possession of ammunition or a firearm by certain peace officers. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1388 77-0 (2001) Author: Moreno, Joe
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the civil service status of fire fighters in certain cities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1450 77-0 (2001) Author: Tillery, Dale
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the investigation of a firefighter fatality by the state fire marshal. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1507 77-0 (2001) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to classification of positions within covered fire departments. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in subcommittee
HB 1508 77-0 (2001) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to payment of educational incentive pay to certain fire fighters. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in subcommittee
HB 1509 77-0 (2001) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to reimbursement of public safety employees for work-related exposure to contagious disease or hazardous materials. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1510 77-0 (2001) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to investigatory interviews for certain fire fighters. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in subcommittee
HB 1529 77-0 (2001) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to classification of positions within covered fire departments. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 1530 77-0 (2001) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the accumulation and valuation of sick leave by certain firefighters and police officers. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in subcommittee
HB 1531 77-0 (2001) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to penalties for failure of covered fire departments to comply with grievance procedure deadlines. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in subcommittee
HB 1569 77-0 (2001) Author: Yarbrough, Ken
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to a firefighters' relief and retirement fund in certain municipalities. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
See remarks for effective date
HB 1643 77-0 (2001) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the creation of an offense prohibiting racial or ethnic profiling by peace officers. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1644 77-0 (2001) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to grievance procedures for certain county law enforcement officers. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1652 77-0 (2001) Author: Williams, Thomas Relating to the liability of certain firefighters and fire-fighting entities. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 1666 77-0 (2001) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to civil service systems for constables' offices in certain counties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1744 77-0 (2001) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to performance review standards for peace officers in connection with the enforcement of traffic laws. House: Public Safety No action taken in committee
HB 1747 77-0 (2001) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the continuation and functions of the office of the fire fighters' pension commissioner and the membership of the board of trustees of the Texas statewide emergency services personnel retirement fund. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1951 77-0 (2001) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to conditions of employment for peace officers employed by certain rapid transit authorities. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1969 77-0 (2001) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to benefits for certain disabled peace officers. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2025 77-0 (2001) Author: Kitchen, Ann Relating to paid leave for peace officers and firefighters in certain municipalities who are injured in the line of duty. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2120 77-0 (2001) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the procedure for notifying certain fire fighters or police officers of disciplinary suspensions. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2122 77-0 (2001) Author: Tillery, Dale
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the administration of a statewide retirement system for volunteer firefighters and other emergency services personnel. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2193 77-0 (2001) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to grievance procedures for certain municipal police officers and firefighters. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2194 77-0 (2001) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to benefits for certain disabled peace officers and county jailers. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2221 77-0 (2001) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to county authority to regulate vehicular or pedestrian gates to and to require building numbers for certain multi-unit housing projects; providing a penalty. House: Land & Resource Management 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 2273 77-0 (2001) Author: Davis, Yvonne
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the hours worked during a week by police officers in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2289 77-0 (2001) Author: Talton, Robert | et. al. Relating to alternative dispute resolution procedures in certain police departments. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2290 77-0 (2001) Author: Talton, Robert | et. al. Relating to certain nondisciplinary actions against certain police officers and to the records of overturned disciplinary actions or charges of misconduct against certain firefighters and police officers. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2341 77-0 (2001) Author: Noriega, Rick
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to legislative leave for certain sheriff's department employees. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Tabled in committee
HB 2367 77-0 (2001) Author: Williams, Thomas | et. al.
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Relating to the liability of certain nonprofit organizations and their employees and volunteers. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2384 77-0 (2001) Author: Carter, Bill
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to certain firefighter and police officer employment matters in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2448 77-0 (2001) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the review by the Commission on Human Rights of tests given by fire departments and law enforcement agencies. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2458 77-0 (2001) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the prevention of racial profiling by certain peace officers. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2499 77-0 (2001) Author: Marchant, Kenny Relating to limitations on the setting of education standards for law enforcement officers by the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2536 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to disciplinary action against certain police officers or firefighters. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2635 77-0 (2001) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to certain employee suspensions and procedures for appealing those suspensions in certain sheriff's departments. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2656 77-0 (2001) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to a licensed peace officer who is a visiting resource officer in a public school. House: Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2677 77-0 (2001) Author: Bailey, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the right of certain municipalities to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms of employment of certain municipal employees. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2706 77-0 (2001) Author: Reyna, Arthur
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to a legislative leave time bank for certain peace officers and firefighters. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2708 77-0 (2001) Author: Reyna, Arthur Relating to conditions of employment for an employee of certain sheriff's departments. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2720 77-0 (2001) Author: Noriega, Rick Relating to local control of county law enforcement employment matters in certain counties. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2777 77-0 (2001) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the application of continuing education requirements to peace officers in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2881 77-0 (2001) Author: Keel, Terry
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to continuing education programs for peace officers and county jailers. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2883 77-0 (2001) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to grievance procedures for certain municipal police officers. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2972 77-0 (2001) Author: Talton, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to local control of police officer employment matters by certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2980 77-0 (2001) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to tuition and fee exemptions for the children of certain firefighters and peace officers enrolled at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 3004 77-0 (2001) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to an exemption from tuition and fees at a public institution of higher education for a person disabled in the performance of a fire protection duty. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3320 77-0 (2001) Author: Moreno, Joe Relating to investigations of certain county law enforcement officers. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3397 77-0 (2001) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to overtime requirements for fire fighters involved in fire suppression or emergency medical services. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 3398 77-0 (2001) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to local control of fire fighters employment matters in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 3492 77-0 (2001) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the promotion process for police officers in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3500 77-0 (2001) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to certain municipal firefighters and police officers entitled to additional wages; providing a civil penalty. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3559 77-0 (2001) Author: Kitchen, Ann Relating to the right of certain municipalities to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 3603 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Relating to the paid leave and the return to duty for certain municipal peace officers and firefighters in certain circumstances. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HJR 1 77-0 (2001) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for a four-year term of office for the fire fighters' pension commissioner. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Filed with the Secretary of State
HR 1235 77-0 (2001) Author: Wilson, Ron | et. al. Honoring all those involved with the search for and rescue of Leah Henry of Houston. Reported enrolled
SB 202 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the liability for performing certain services under interlocal contracts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 205 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to authorizing additional police officers to enforce commercial vehicle safety regulations. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 231 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the liability of a governmental unit for an act or omission of an off-duty law enforcement officer. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 262 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to critical incident counseling for municipal public safety employees. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 307 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the continuation and functions of the office of the fire fighters' pension commissioner and the membership of the board of trustees of the Texas statewide emergency services personnel retirement fund. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 378 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the conditions of employment for fire fighters. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Urban Affairs
SB 379 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Farrar, Jessica
Relating to conditions of employment for peace officers employed by certain rapid transit authorities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
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 469 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the minimum staffing for certain fire apparatus in certain fire departments. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 557 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Tillery, Dale
Relating to overtime compensation for certain municipal police department officers and civilian employees. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 609 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Relating to the compensation received by peace officers commissioned by the Department of Public Safety who are required to work on certain holidays. House: Appropriations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 639 77-0 (2001) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the composition of the retirement board for the retirement systems for police officers in certain municipalities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 740 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by a firefighter. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 763 77-0 (2001) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to conditions of employment for a peace officer or a detention officer employed by certain sheriff's departments. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 820 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to a firefighters' relief and retirement fund in certain municipalities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 850 77-0 (2001) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al.
Sponsor: Tillery, Dale
Relating to benefits for certain disabled peace officers. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 964 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to a legislative leave time bank for fire fighters and police officers in certain municipalities and counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 973 77-0 (2001) Author: Cain, David Relating to the hours worked during a week by police officers in certain municipalities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1017 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to conditions of employment for an employee of certain sheriff's departments. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1068 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the benefits and administration of a statewide retirement system for volunteer firefighters and other emergency services personnel. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1074 77-0 (2001) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Relating to the prevention of racial profiling by certain peace officers. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1088 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to designating the Texas Rangers as a separate law enforcement division under the authority of the Public Safety Commission. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 1107 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by a firefighter. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1108 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to certain employee benefits for tuberculosis contracted by a public safety employee. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 1147 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to county authority to regulate vehicular or pedestrian gates to and to require building numbers for certain multi-unit housing projects; providing a penalty. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
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 1176 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario | et. al.
Sponsor: Talton, Robert
Relating to certain nondisciplinary actions against certain police officers and to the records of overturned disciplinary actions or charges of misconduct against certain firefighters and police officers. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1179 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario | et. al.
Sponsor: Talton, Robert
Relating to alternative dispute resolution procedures in certain police departments. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1211 77-0 (2001) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the presentation of the state flag to survivors of deceased peace officers. Senate: State Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1221 77-0 (2001) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the use of a computerized voice stress analyzer by a licensed peace officer during a criminal investigation. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 1248 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the civil service status of certain firefighters in certain cities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Urban Affairs
SB 1249 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to criminal penalties for arson resulting in the death of a fire fighter. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1250 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the accumulation and valuation of sick leave by certain firefighters and police officers. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1253 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to legislative leave for certain sheriff's department employees. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1254 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to local control of police officer employment matters in certain municipalities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1255 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to grievance procedures for certain municipal police officers and firefighters. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations

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