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Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 2386 86-0 (2019) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the exclusion of the operation of certain vehicles from commercial driver's license requirements. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation
Placed on local & uncontested calendar
HB 2402 86-0 (2019) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Fallon, Pat
Relating to the eligibility of certain events to receive funding through the Major Events Reimbursement Program. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2463 86-0 (2019) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the deposit and allocation of certain funds to the horse industry escrow account and to the maximum balance of that account. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3366 86-0 (2019) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the deposit and distribution by the Texas Racing Commission of certain pari-mutuel wagering funds to benefit the Texas-bred program. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3571 86-0 (2019) Author: Buckley, Brad Relating to the exclusion of the operation of certain vehicles from commercial driver's license requirements. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
SB 814 86-0 (2019) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Buckley, Brad
Relating to the regulation of equine dentistry. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1431 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the eligibility of certain events to receive funding through the Major Events Reimbursement Program. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1997 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the deposit and distribution by the Texas Racing Commission of certain pari-mutuel wagering funds to benefit the Texas-bred program. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
SB 1998 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the deposit and allocation of certain funds to the horse industry escrow account. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2817 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Relating to the prosecution of, punishment for, and deterrence of certain offenses involving cattle, bison, or horses; authorizing an administrative penalty; authorizing an assessment; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1204 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the punishment for the offense of criminal mischief involving the death of a head of cattle or horses. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 2155 84-0 (2015) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to the abolition of the equine incentive program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3653 84-0 (2015) Author: Cyrier, John Relating to persons or laboratories that conduct official equine infectious anemia testing. Filed
SB 928 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Relating to the abolition of the equine incentive program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1215 83-0 (2013) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to the abolition of the equine incentive program. House: Agriculture & Livestock No action taken in committee
HB 414 82-0 (2011) Author: Aycock, Jimmie | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the regulation of equine dentistry and the conducting of licensing examinations by the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 721 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the practice of animal husbandry and the performance of certain dental procedures by non-veterinarians. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 1802 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to the registration and regulation of equine dental technicians, advertising by veterinarians and equine dental technicians, and the confidentiality of investigation files maintained by the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2960 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to vehicles used for the purpose of participating in equine activities or attending livestock shows. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 3264 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to limiting the liability of certain persons for farm animal activities. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3478 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the punishment for criminal mischief involving cattle, horses, and exotic livestock. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3637 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the regulation of equine dental technicians; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
SB 895 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the regulation of equine dental care providers; providing penalties. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1032 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the licensure and regulation of equine dental providers; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1626 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the punishment for criminal mischief involving cattle, horses, and exotic livestock. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 378 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to non-veterinary horse dentistry. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2476 80-0 (2007) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the sale and possession of horsemeat and the sale of equine animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
SB 1742 80-0 (2007) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the sale and possession of horsemeat and the sale of equine animals. Filed
HB 325 79-0 (2005) Author: Casteel, Carter Relating to duties of a landowner with respect to certain equine activities on the owner's land. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 675 78-0 (2003) Author: Dunnam, Jim | et. al. Relating to the regulation of riding stables. House: Agriculture & Livestock No action taken in committee
HB 1324 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Betty | et. al. Relating to the sale and slaughter of equine animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2591 78-0 (2003) Author: Casteel, Carter Relating to duties of a landowner with respect to certain equine activities on the owner's land. House: Civil Practices Meeting cancelled
HB 3467 78-0 (2003) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to liability of sponsors of and participants in certain activities involving animals. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
SB 271 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Dunnam, Jim
Relating to the regulation of riding stables. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1196 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to incentives under the Texas Racing Act for the Thoroughbred or Arabian horse breeding industry in this state. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 1/1/02
HB 1391 77-0 (2001) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to notice provided at certain sales of equine animals; providing a criminal penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1917 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to the liability of certain persons for injury to others that occurs on land used for recreation. House: Civil Practices Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1918 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to limiting the liability of certain persons for equine activities. House: Civil Practices Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3555 77-0 (2001) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Relating to transfer of the regulation of riding stables to the Texas Animal Health Commission from the Texas Department of Health. House: Agriculture & Livestock Companion considered in lieu of in committee
SB 612 77-0 (2001) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to testing of equine infectious anemia. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 685 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Wohlgemuth, Arlene
Relating to transfer of the regulation of riding stables to the Texas Animal Health Commission from the Texas Department of Health. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1668 77-0 (2001) Author: Cain, David Relating to incentives under the Texas Racing Act for the Thoroughbred or Arabian horse breeding industry in this state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1732 76-0 (1999) Author: Crownover, Ronny | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to testing of certain equine animals for equine infectious anemia; providing a criminal penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1842 76-0 (1999) Author: Cain, David | et. al. Relating to the regulation of pari-mutuel racing. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 2396 75-0 (1997) Author: Finnell, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to the prevention of horse theft. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 279 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to the prevention of horse theft. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
HB 746 70-0 (1987) Author: Patronella, David
Sponsor: Parmer, Hugh
Relating to the regulation of the care and treatment of animals in riding stables; providing a penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1272 69-0 (1985) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the purchase and slaughter of marked horses. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
SB 197 69-0 (1985) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Patronella, David
Relating to the regulation of the care and treatment of animals in boarding or riding stables, to licensing of operators of certain stables, and to sale or other disposition of certain animals; providing for allocation of fees and other funds; providing a penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Health & Human Resources
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1397 68-0 (1983) Author: Hollowell, Bill Relating to sales and use tax exemption for horses. House: Ways & Means Coauthor authorized
HB 1911 68-0 (1983) Author: Patronella, David Relating to the regulation of the care and treatment of animals in boarding or riding stables; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Coauthor authorized
SB 321 68-0 (1983) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to the slaughter of horses; providing a penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 1347 68-0 (1983) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Patronella, David
Relating to the regulation of the care and treatment of animals in boarding or riding stables; authorizing fees and providing a penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Withdrawn from calendar
SB 7 68-1 (1983) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to the regulation of the care and treatment of animals in boarding or riding stables; authorizing fees; and providing a penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 486 67-0 (1981) Author: Hill, Anita Relating to the regulation of the care and treatment of animals in kennels and boarding or riding stables. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 597 67-0 (1981) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to the slaughter of horses. House: Agriculture & Livestock Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 721 67-0 (1981) Author: McKnight, Peyton Relating to the slaughter of horses; providing a penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Committee on Agriculture & Livestock
HB 19 66-0 (1979) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the identification of horses; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Committee on Agriculture & Livestock
HB 1599 65-0 (1977) Author: Gilley, Smith
Sponsor: McKnight, Peyton
Relating to the slaughter and sale of stolen horses; providing a penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 853 63-0 (1973) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the registering of thoroughbred horses foaled in Texas; designating the Texas Thoroughbred Breeders Association as the sole official registrar of thoroughbred horses foaled in Texas; and declaring an emergency. Senate: State Affairs Committee hearing date
SB 623 62-0 (1971) Author: Bates, James S. Relating to the creation and operation of the Texas Sports Horse Commission to regulate and license public horse races in this State.
HB 76 51-0 (1949) Author: Morrison, Jr., John E. "Jack" | et. al. Relating to creating the Texas Quarter Horse Commission; defining the powers and duties of said Commission; providing for Quarter Horse Associations and defining the operation, composition, organization, powers and duties of said associations; authorizing the holding of Quarter Horse meets, contests shows and speed trials, and providing for the regulation thereof; providing for the paying of certain fees to the State; prohibiting the betting at any program licenced hereunder; providing a penalty for evasions hereof; providing a savings clause; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 744 51-0 (1949) Author: Kazen, Jr., Abraham "Chick" Relating to amending Article 1370,Penal Code, relative to permitting horses, mules, jacks, jennets or cattle to run at large, etc.
HB 409 40-0 (1927) Author: Parrish, Sr., Melville Clyde Relating to increasing the number of horses exempted to a family and further define a carriage as exempted to a family.
HB 195 38-0 (1923) Author: Amsler, John C. Relating to amending statutes with reference to the mode of preventing horses and certain other animals from running at large in the counties named so as to include Armstrong, Dickens, Presidio, Liberty, Houston, Terrell and Throckmorton counties.
HB 262 38-0 (1923) Author: Robinson, Sr., Roger F. Relating to amending statutes with reference to the mode of preventing horses and certain other animals from running at large in the counties named, so a to include Leon county.

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