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HB 132 85-0 (2017) Author: Minjarez, Ina | et. al. Relating to the ability of certain relative caretakers of dependent children to receive supplemental financial assistance and be assigned as protective payees for financial assistance payments; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 436 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken | et. al. Relating to the drug testing of certain persons seeking benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 775 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the drug testing of certain persons seeking benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 837 85-0 (2017) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to notice provided to persons with disabilities regarding the eligibility of persons with disabilities to use certain public transportation services. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2833 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to a tax refund or credit for wages paid to certain employees. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2850 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the repeal of certain obsolete laws governing state pensions and other similar benefits. House: Pensions Received from the House
HB 3489 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to audits conducted by the Health and Human Services Commission's office of inspector general. House: General Investigating & Ethics Left pending in committee
HB 3653 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to eligibility for supplemental financial assistance provided to certain grandparents. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3936 85-0 (2017) Author: Frank, James Relating to monetary assistance by the Department of Family and Protective Services provided to foster parents and relative or designated caregivers for day-care services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3970 85-0 (2017) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to the allocation of certain general revenue to grants for local guardianship programs and local money management services. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 205 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to eligibility for supplemental financial assistance provided to certain grandparents. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 212 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the ability of certain relative caretakers of dependent children to receive supplemental financial assistance and be assigned as protective payees for financial assistance payments. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 268 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the drug testing of certain persons seeking benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 402 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Allen, Alma
Relating to notice provided to persons with disabilities regarding the eligibility of persons with disabilities to use certain public transportation services. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1114 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to financial assistance provided for the demolition and replacement of unsafe housing and the purchase of manufactured homes by individuals and families of very low income. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1677 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to information about services for women veterans provided through certain state agency applications. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1735 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: Springer, Drew
Relating to the repeal of certain obsolete laws governing state pensions and other similar benefits. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1861 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a comprehensive plan for increasing and improving the workforce in this state that serves persons with mental health and substance use issues. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2124 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to a pilot program for assisting certain recipients of public benefits to gain permanent self-sufficiency. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
HB 67 85-1 (2017) Author: Minjarez, Ina | et. al. Relating to the receipt by certain relative caretakers of dependent children of supplemental financial assistance and the assignment of those relative caretakers as protective payees for financial assistance payments; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 307 85-1 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the drug testing of certain persons seeking benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 373 85-1 (2017) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to an audit of the use of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program money. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 352 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Ken | et. al. Relating to the drug testing of certain persons seeking benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 620 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to electronic benefits transfer cards used for recipients of benefits under certain assistance programs. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 747 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to electronic benefits transfer cards used for recipients of benefits under certain assistance programs. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
HB 765 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis | et. al. Relating to ensuring that certain military members who reside out of state and their dependents maintain their positions on waiting lists for certain assistance programs provided by health and human services agencies. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 840 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the eligibility of certain persons for the supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1776 84-0 (2015) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the abolishment of the interagency task force on electronic benefits transfers. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2718 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Relating to a program to allow faith- and community-based organizations to offer supplemental assistance to certain recipients of public assistance. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 3279 84-0 (2015) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to the authority and duties of the office of inspector general of the Health and Human Services Commission. House: General Investigating & Ethics Recommitted to committee
HB 3305 84-0 (2015) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to a franchise tax credit for wages paid to certain employees. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3410 84-0 (2015) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to the authority of the Health and Human Services Commission to employ peace officers. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3463 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to a photo identification requirement to use certain state benefits. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 3551 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to the authorization of health care providers charging a fee for the production of records associated with applications for certain assistance benefits programs. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3655 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis Relating to a strategy to ensure proper use of money under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3658 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis Relating to the development and administration of a parent orientation and education pilot program for recipients of subsidized child-care services. House: Human Services
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 3796 84-0 (2015) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al. Relating to notice provided to persons with disabilities regarding the eligibility of persons with disabilities to use certain public transportation services. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
HB 3859 84-0 (2015) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to exemptions from the application of certain financial assistance eligibility requirements for certain grandparents. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4073 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the acceptance of certain documentation from consumers by certain credit services organizations and the reporting requirements for those organizations; adding a provision subject to a criminal penalty. House: Investments & Financial Services No action taken in committee
SB 54 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the drug testing of certain persons seeking benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 169 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Susan Lewis
Relating to ensuring that certain military members and their spouses and dependents maintain their positions on interest lists or other waiting lists for certain health and human services assistance programs. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 207 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Gonzales, Larry | et. al.
Relating to the authority and duties of the office of inspector general of the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 470 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the eligibility of certain persons for the supplemental nutrition assistance program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 723 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Susan Lewis
Relating to mandatory participation in certain TANF employment and other programs by certain persons. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 874 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to a photo identification requirement to use certain state benefits. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1321 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to asset exclusions in the determination of eligibility for financial assistance benefits for certain persons. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1322 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the ability of certain relative caretakers of dependent children to receive supplemental financial assistance and be assigned as a protective payee. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1332 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to a program to allow faith- and community-based organizations to offer supplemental assistance to certain recipients of public assistance. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1643 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the placement of children with certain relatives or other designated caregivers. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1645 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the placement of children with certain relatives or other designated caregivers. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 26 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to unemployment compensation eligibility and chargebacks regarding certain persons who are victims or whose immediate family members are victims of sexual assault. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 161 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to drug testing of certain persons seeking financial assistance benefits. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 249 83-0 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to the drug testing of certain persons seeking financial assistance benefits. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 306 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Phil Relating to the limitation on appropriations for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 550 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to financing programs for low-income electric customers and certain other electric customers; lowering the amount of a fee; imposing a fee. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 947 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Susan | et. al. Relating to fraud, waste, and abuse in the supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 965 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to benefits provided to a household under the financial assistance and supplemental nutrition assistance programs following the removal of a child from the household. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1141 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of certain persons for the supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Human Services Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 1244 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Ken | et. al. Relating to drug testing of certain persons seeking financial assistance benefits. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1582 83-0 (2013) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the drug screening and testing of certain persons seeking and receiving financial assistance benefits and the application requirements for those benefits; creating an offense. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2533 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to coverage for and access to hemophilia medical treatment. House: Insurance Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3171 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the drug testing of certain persons seeking and receiving financial assistance or supplemental nutrition assistance benefits. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3186 83-0 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to an annual study and report regarding asset information of certain applicants for certain assistance programs. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3463 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to information provided to recipients of certain assistance programs. House: Human Services Postponed
HB 3734 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the administration and funding of and eligibility for the child health plan, medical assistance, and other programs; authorizing a fee. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 11 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Walter "Four"
Relating to the drug testing of certain persons seeking financial assistance benefits. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Point of order withdrawn
SB 51 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to unemployment compensation eligibility and chargebacks regarding certain persons who are victims of sexual assault. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 191 83-0 (2013) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al. Relating to Temporary Assistance for Needy Families benefits accounts. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 326 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Relating to financing programs for low-income electric customers and certain other electric customers. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 6 83-1 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the drug testing of certain persons seeking financial assistance benefits. Co-author authorized
HB 139 82-0 (2011) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to drug testing of certain persons seeking financial assistance benefits. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 329 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to a pilot project to establish a comprehensive access point for long-term services and supports provided to older persons and persons with physical disabilities. House: Human Services Considered in Calendars
HB 519 82-0 (2011) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to financing programs for low-income electric customers and certain other electric customers. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 672 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to initial claims under the unemployment compensation system. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 710 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to verification of identity of applicants for benefits under and prevention of duplicate participation in the financial assistance and supplemental nutrition assistance programs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1050 82-0 (2011) Author: Woolley, Beverly | et. al. Relating to initial claims under the unemployment compensation system. House: Economic & Small Business Development Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1221 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to providing financial assistance to certain kinship caregivers. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1506 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to unemployment compensation eligibility and chargebacks regarding certain persons who are victims or whose immediate family members are victims of sexual assault. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 2260 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to verifying the eligibility of applicants for federal, state, and local public benefits; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2610 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to facilitating access to certain public assistance benefits programs and health care providers and services through a community-based navigator program and through promotoras and community health workers. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2714 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to judicial review of a decision to terminate certain federal housing assistance. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3070 82-0 (2011) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to the creation of a social loan program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3107 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to notification to the United States Social Security Administration of the release of certain prisoners from county jails. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 14 82-0 (2011) Author: Veasey, Marc Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to create a social loan program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 69 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to reconstituting the system benefit fund as a trust fund and to uses of the fund. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 222 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Pena
Relating to access to certain long-term care services and supports under the medical assistance program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 314 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to unemployment compensation eligibility and chargebacks regarding certain persons who are victims or whose immediate family members are victims of sexual assault. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 458 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Woolley, Beverly
Relating to initial claims under the unemployment compensation system. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 925 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to judicial review of a decision to terminate certain federal housing assistance. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1006 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to unemployment compensation modernization. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1446 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to modifications of eligibility criteria, processes, and systems used in certain state benefits programs designed to improve efficiency. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 68 82-1 (2011) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to drug testing of certain persons seeking financial assistance benefits. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 232 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to grants for community-based telephone voice-mail services for individuals in crisis or in transition and to the rate and uses of the universal service fund fee. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 612 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of certain persons for the food stamp program. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 614 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to administrative and judicial review of certain decisions about financial assistance benefits. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 802 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the creation of the lifespan respite services program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 830 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al. Relating to drug testing of certain persons seeking or receiving financial assistance benefits. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 955 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to expanding the capacity of volunteer income tax assistance programs. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1200 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to eligibility for the child health plan program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1329 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al. Relating to the child health plan program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1574 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to services for persons with autism and other pervasive developmental disorders and their families. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1625 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the exclusion of certain resources in determining eligibility for the financial assistance, medical assistance, and food stamp programs. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1698 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to reconstituting the system benefit fund as a trust fund and to uses of the fund. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1699 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the child health plan program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1905 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to studying the costs and benefits of a pilot program for services for adults with autism and other related disabilities with similar support needs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1938 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to the exclusion of certain college savings plan assets and benefits from eligibility determination for certain public assistance programs. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2206 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to eligibility for the child health plan program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2218 81-0 (2009) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the distribution of federal child care development funds to local workforce development boards. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce No action taken in committee
HB 2625 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to financial assistance provided to certain persons. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3112 81-0 (2009) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the referral of an elderly or disabled person to the Department of Aging and Disability Services and the determination by that agency of the need for a guardianship for that person. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3232 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John Relating to the establishment of a service conversion opportunity grant program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3284 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to continued monitoring and enhancement of health and human services information technology systems. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3388 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to mandatory participation in certain TANF employment programs by certain persons. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3470 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the administration and funding of and eligibility for the child health plan, medical assistance, and other programs. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3824 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to certain grants provided under the In-Home and Family Support Services Program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3859 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to a staffing analysis of the Texas Integrated Eligibility Redesign System (TIERS) and benefits eligibility determination processes. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3928 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to proof of ownership of homestead property after a disaster. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 4009 81-0 (2009) Author: Weber, Randy | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the provision of services to certain persons involved in, and the prosecution, punishment, and prevention of, offenses involving trafficking of persons or certain forced or sex-based labor or services, and to law enforcement training related to offenses involving that trafficking. House: Human Services
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 4017 81-0 (2009) Author: Weber, Randy | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a self-determination pilot program by the Department of Aging and Disability Services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 4023 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to a study and report on the feasibility of providing services and benefits under federally funded public benefit programs to encourage fathers' involvement beginning during pregnancy. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4024 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to eligibility for certain nutritional assistance programs and certain nutritional and supportive services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4125 81-0 (2009) Author: Harless, Patricia Relating to liability for obtaining improper unemployment compensation benefits. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4131 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to the exemption of certain personal property from garnishment, attachment, execution, or other seizure. House: Business & Industry No action taken in subcommittee
HB 4160 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to health and human services programs designed to assist elderly individuals. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4483 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to verifying the eligibility of applicants for federal, state, and local public benefits; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4497 81-0 (2009) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to maximization of the amount of federal funding obtained by school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4662 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the child health plan program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 464 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to reconstituting the system benefit fund as a trust fund and to uses of the fund. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 841 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Relating to the child health plan program. House: Human Services
Senate: Finance
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 1217 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the creation of an autism program to provide services to children with autism spectrum disorder. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1421 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to the adoption of modernizations to unemployment compensation benefit eligibility. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1869 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to judicial review of a decision to terminate certain federal housing assistance. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 2393 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the creation of a statewide autism spectrum disorders resource program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 75 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al.
Relating to administrative and judicial review of certain decisions about public assistance benefits. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 453 80-0 (2007) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to grants for community-based telephone voice-mail services for individuals in crisis or in transition. House: Regulated Industries Referred to Regulated Industries
HB 551 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to the system benefit fund and to eligibility for and enrollment for benefits provided under the system benefit fund programs. House: Regulated Industries
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 854 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the eligibility of and requirements applicable to certain persons for food stamps. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1132 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to verifying the eligibility of applicants for state public benefits. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1296 80-0 (2007) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to providing monetary assistance to certain grandparents caring for their grandchildren. House: Appropriations Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 1359 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the maximum amount of a monthly subsidy that may be paid under adoption assistance agreements for certain children with special needs. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1474 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the exclusion of certain costs from income and resources in determining eligibility for financial assistance. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1487 80-0 (2007) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the system benefit fund and to eligibility for and enrollment for benefits provided under the system benefit fund programs. House: Regulated Industries Referred to Regulated Industries
HB 1845 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to monetary assistance for care provided to children by certain relatives or other designated caregivers. House: Appropriations Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 1984 80-0 (2007) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the creation of a statewide autism spectrum disorders resource center. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2595 80-0 (2007) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to providing financial assistance to certain kinship caregivers. House: Appropriations Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 2683 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to funding for programs that support the development of healthy marriages or the strengthening of families. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2856 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, John Relating to the creation of the lifespan respite services pilot program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2902 80-0 (2007) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to mandatory participation in certain TANF employment programs by certain persons. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2904 80-0 (2007) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to TANF employment programs and participation in those programs by certain parents who are not TANF recipients. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3571 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to a pilot program to facilitate food stamp program outreach efforts and eligibility determination processes. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3574 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the redesigned integrated eligibility and benefits determination system for health and human services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3575 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to enhancing the health and human services integrated eligibility and benefits determination system to meet the needs of persons in this state. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3759 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to providing monetary and other related support services through the TANF program and other state programs. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3975 80-0 (2007) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the operation of certain health and human services systems and programs. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3976 80-0 (2007) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the operation of certain health and human services systems and programs. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 65 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to reconstituting the system benefit fund as a trust fund and to uses of the fund. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 169 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to dedicating money in the system benefit fund to certain purposes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 265 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al. Relating to background and criminal history checks for, reporting requirements for, and audits of certain providers of subsidized child care. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 319 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al. Relating to the transfer of money appropriated to provide institutional care for certain persons to provide community-based services to those persons. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 589 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) employment programs and participation in those programs by certain parents who are not TANF recipients. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 851 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Relating to administrative and judicial review of certain decisions about public assistance benefits. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 872 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the maximum amount of a monthly subsidy that may be paid under adoption assistance agreements for certain children with special needs. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 982 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to the eligibility of certain grandparents for foster care payments. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1096 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al. Relating to mandatory participation in certain TANF employment programs by certain persons. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Human Services
SB 1357 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the creation of a TexSun Solar Energy System Rebate Program. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 1585 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the creation of a statewide autism spectrum disorders resource program. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1650 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to training required for employees of persons licensed to provide certain home and community support services. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1695 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to reporting requirements regarding the consumer-directed services and voucher payment programs and to continuation of the consumer-directed services program and work group. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1764 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to a pilot program to facilitate food stamp program outreach efforts and eligibility determination processes. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1861 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to providing monetary and other related support services through the TANF program and other state programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 194 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to an increase in the cigarette tax and to the use of that increase for certain health and human services programs. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 301 79-0 (2005) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the purposes for which the system benefit fund may be used. House: Regulated Industries Referred to Regulated Industries
HB 385 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to administrative and judicial review of certain decisions about public assistance benefits. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 420 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the eligibility of certain persons for the food stamp program. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 709 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the exclusion of certain resources in determining eligibility for financial assistance. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1061 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to penalties and sanctions imposed on recipients of financial assistance. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1995 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to a grant program to encourage investment of federal earned income tax credit funds. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2447 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to a pilot program for the implementation of the redesigned health and human services program eligibility and benefits determination system. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2461 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to establishing a program to provide child-care assistance to certain military personnel. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Referred to Defense Affairs & State-Fed Rel
HB 2737 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to creation of a pilot program to establish individual development accounts for certain TANF recipients. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2788 79-0 (2005) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to supplemental financial assistance for certain primary caretakers of a dependent child. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3345 79-0 (2005) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the creation of the Texas Homefront Heroes program. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Referred to Defense Affairs & State-Fed Rel
HR 2197 79-0 (2005) Author: Hupp, Suzanna Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 6. Reported enrolled
SB 6 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Hupp, Suzanna | et. al.
Relating to protective services and certain family law matters; providing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 46 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Delisi, Dianne
Relating to the establishment of a method to integrate benefits issuance and recipient identification for health and human services programs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 102 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the purposes for which the system benefit fund may be used. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 820 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to the eligibility of certain grandparents for foster care payments. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1002 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Delisi, Dianne
Relating to creating a TexasOnline project concerning grant assistance provided by state agencies. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1202 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Chavez, Norma
Relating to the coordination of colonia initiatives and services to colonia residents. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective immediately
SB 1758 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to a pilot program for the implementation of the redesigned health and human services program eligibility and benefits determination system. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SR 1061 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 6. Reported enrolled
SB 3 79-1 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to financing public schools in this state and reducing school property taxes. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
HB 712 78-0 (2003) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to abolishing the electronic imaging program of the Texas Department of Human Services. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 972 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the computation of income for certain recipients of financial assistance. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1584 78-0 (2003) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to the Parents as Scholars pilot program under the Medicaid system. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1596 78-0 (2003) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to a requirement that recipients of public assistance enroll dependent children in a public health care program. House: Human Services Meeting cancelled
HB 1665 78-0 (2003) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to payments to certain grandparents who provide care for children whose parents are deceased. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2054 78-0 (2003) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to TANF and Medicaid benefits for additional children born to TANF recipients. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2968 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to administrative and judicial review of certain decisions about public assistance benefits. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2970 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the state program of temporary assistance and related support services for needy persons. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3326 78-0 (2003) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the operation of the financial assistance program and an integrated approach to providing employment services under that program. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HJR 98 78-0 (2003) Author: Solis, Jim Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the legislature to appropriate money for public schools, public colleges and universities, and health and human services before appropriating money for other purposes. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 63 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the provision of financial assistance and related support services to certain legal immigrants. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 64 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the provision of financial assistance to certain legal immigrants. Senate: International Relations and Trade Referred to International Relations and Trade
SB 66 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to addressing the transportation needs of certain recipients of financial assistance. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 67 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the role of the Texas Workforce Commission in addressing housing needs of certain recipients of financial assistance. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 68 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to providing postemployment strategies for certain recipients of financial assistance to achieve self-sufficiency. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 69 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to providing employment services to certain recipients of financial assistance. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 70 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a state-funded financial assistance program for certain persons. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 71 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the computation of time limits for receipt of financial assistance for certain recipients. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 690 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the disenrollment of certain persons eligible for supplemental security income from the child health plan and Medicaid managed care programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 806 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to abolishing the electronic imaging program of the Texas Department of Human Services. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1716 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the administration, operation, financing, and enforcement of the financial assistance program. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 43 77-0 (2001) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the consideration of income earned by certain recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families benefits for eligibility determination purposes. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on intent calendar
HB 102 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al.
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the electronic imaging program of the Texas Department of Human Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 165 77-0 (2001) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to eligibility for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families benefits. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 475 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to eligibility requirements for certain persons under the food stamp program. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 476 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to incentive programs and employment services to benefit certain recipients of financial assistance. House: Economic Development
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 477 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the establishment of an interagency plan for coordinating case management services for certain recipients of financial assistance. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 478 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to identifying and addressing the needs of certain recipients of financial assistance. House: Human Services Considered in Calendars
HB 717 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 769 77-0 (2001) Author: King, Phil
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the fees imposed in certain child support cases. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 854 77-0 (2001) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the creation of an interagency work group to evaluate and address hunger and homelessness in this state. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1002 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to good cause exemptions from work or employment activity requirements under the temporary assistance for needy families program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1003 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the specification of the types of hardships that warrant excepting a recipient of temporary assistance for needy families from the imposition of time limits on the receipt of those benefits. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1004 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the work or employment activities required under the temporary assistance for needy families program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1005 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the creation of a state program of temporary assistance and related support services for needy persons. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1006 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to exemptions and exceptions from work or employment activity requirements under the temporary assistance for needy families program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1008 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to applying penalties to recipients of financial and nutritional assistance for certain drug- and alcohol-related convictions. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1155 77-0 (2001) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to identifying and addressing the needs of certain recipients of financial assistance and dependent children of recipients of financial assistance. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1175 77-0 (2001) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to minimum training regarding family violence for certain state employees and other persons administering the financial assistance program and to identification of and services for certain victims of family violence. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1187 77-0 (2001) Author: Olivo, Dora | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the Parents as Scholars pilot program for certain recipients of temporary assistance for needy families. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2103 77-0 (2001) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to allowing a grandparent to receive financial assistance benefits on behalf of a dependent child in certain situations. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2251 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to resource requirements under the temporary assistance for needy families program and the food stamp program. House: Human Services Considered in Calendars
HB 2252 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to categorical eligibility for food stamps of certain recipients of temporary assistance for needy families. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2279 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the exemption from the payment of higher education tuition and fees for certain recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families benefits. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2280 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the establishment of a pilot program to identify, assess, and address the personal needs of certain recipients of financial assistance. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2395 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the provision of financial assistance to certain legal immigrants. House: Human Services Considered in Calendars
HB 2428 77-0 (2001) Author: Goodman, Toby
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the confidentiality of certain records of a court-appointed volunteer advocate program. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 2503 77-0 (2001) Author: Homer, Mark
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to a career development center's assessment of the job skills of certain persons. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2631 77-0 (2001) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Relating to the operation of the financial assistance program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3210 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the creation of a state self-sufficiency program for certain immigrants who are victims of battery or extreme cruelty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on intent calendar
HB 3487 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to a memorandum of understanding for services for persons needing multiagency services. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
SB 42 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to identifying and addressing the needs of certain recipients of financial assistance. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Considered in Calendars
SB 45 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to hardship exemptions from federal time limits under the temporary assistance for needy families program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 46 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to minimum training regarding family violence for certain state employees and other persons administering the financial assistance program and to identification of and services for certain victims of family violence. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 49 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to applying penalties to recipients of financial and nutritional assistance for certain drug- and alcohol-related convictions. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
SB 160 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to incentive programs and employment services to benefit certain recipients of financial assistance. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 161 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to authorizing transitional support services to former recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) benefits. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 167 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the establishment of an interagency plan for coordinating case management services for certain recipients of financial assistance. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 184 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to eligibility requirements for certain persons under the food stamp program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1008 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to resource requirements under the temporary assistance for needy families program and the food stamp program. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 1468 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to a memorandum of understanding for services for persons needing multiagency services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1521 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a career development center's assessment of the job skills of certain persons. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 73 76-0 (1999) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to screening for criminal history and drug use of applicants for public assistance benefits by health and human services agencies. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 503 76-0 (1999) Author: Tillery, Dale | et. al. Relating to the consideration of income earned by certain recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families benefits for eligibility determination purposes. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 718 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to assistance for certain persons in obtaining benefits under certain federal social security programs. House: Human Services
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 875 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to increasing collections for cases of fraud in the Medicaid, financial assistance, and food stamp programs. House: Public Health
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 914 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to certain eligibility requirements for the receipt of unemployment compensation benefits. House: Economic Development No action taken in subcommittee
HB 990 76-0 (1999) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to administrative procedures and criminal convictions for welfare fraud. House: Public Health Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 1061 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to abolishing the electronic imaging program of the Texas Department of Human Services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1090 76-0 (1999) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to use of the housing trust fund to benefit certain individuals. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1202 76-0 (1999) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the authority of the commissioners court to establish a commission for the homeless and to require the collection of a fee to finance the commission. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1407 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the creation of the self-sufficiency fund to develop job training for certain recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families. House: Economic Development Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1430 76-0 (1999) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to TANF and Medicaid benefits for additional children born to TANF recipients. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1936 76-0 (1999) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to prohibiting persons convicted of certain drug-related offenses from receiving TANF benefits. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2471 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to eligibility for support services for persons with disabilities. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2557 76-0 (1999) Author: Glaze, Bob
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to the application of the open meetings law and the open records law to certain entities eligible to receive funds under the federal community services block grant program. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2657 76-0 (1999) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to certain disqualifications from eligibility for unemployment benefits. House: Economic Development Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3474 76-0 (1999) Author: Reyna, Arthur Relating to school uniforms for certain students. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3631 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to financial assistance and related services for TANF clients who are victims of family violence. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3637 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the disclosure of certain information regarding applicants and recipients of public assistance. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3638 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to judicial review of certain decisions about public assistance benefits. House: Human Services Considered in Calendars
HB 3639 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to eligibility for and the provision of services and programs for needy people and to the duty of parents to support their children to prevent reliance on programs for needy people; providing penalties. House: Human Services Considered in Calendars
SB 12 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the creation of the welfare reform legislative oversight committee. Senate: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 13 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Tillery, Dale | et. al.
Relating to the consideration of income earned by certain recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families benefits for eligibility determination purposes. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 51 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to prohibiting persons convicted of certain drug-related offenses from receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) benefits. Senate: Health Services Committee report printed and distributed
SB 64 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and Medicaid benefits for additional children born to TANF recipients. Senate: Health Services Committee report printed and distributed
SB 239 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to assistance for certain persons in obtaining benefits under certain federal social security programs. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 343 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the creation of the self-sufficiency fund to develop job training for certain recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families. House: Economic Development
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 666 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Lewis, Glenn | et. al.
Relating to exemptions from work or employment activity participation requirements for certain Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) recipients. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1259 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Burnam, Lon
Relating to use of the housing trust fund to benefit certain individuals. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1425 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce Relating to a tax credit for wages paid to certain employees who are recipients of temporary assistance for needy families. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 202 75-0 (1997) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to screening for criminal history and drug use of applicants for public assistance benefits by health and human services agencies. House: Human Services Amendment(s) considered in committee
HB 897 75-0 (1997) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the tax refund for wages paid to an employee receiving financial assistance. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1439 75-0 (1997) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to use of financial assistance granted to persons with dependent children. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1909 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos | et. al.
Relating to the methods used to extend the period of supported employment for recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2125 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to creation of a pilot program to establish individual development accounts for certain recipients of financial assistance. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2127 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to fraud and improper payments under the state Medicaid program and other programs; to the creation of private cause of action for false claims for certain government payments; and to the creation of a criminal offense; providing penalties. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2354 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the use of electronic transfer and data matching in connection with certain benefits programs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2426 75-0 (1997) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the establishment of a "wheels for work" pilot program to assist certain recipients of AFDC. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 2508 75-0 (1997) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to a study and a pilot project related to the use of finger-imaging in the electronic benefits transfer program. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2678 75-0 (1997) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al. Relating to requiring an applicant for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families to provide the Texas Department of Human Services with proof of responsibility for each child for whom the applicant will receive assistance. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2927 75-0 (1997) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the provision of certain health and human services and to assistance in becoming self-sufficient. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 2928 75-0 (1997) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the creation of the self-sufficiency fund to develop job training for certain recipients of the financial assistance program for persons with dependent children. House: Economic Development Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3136 75-0 (1997) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to judicial review of certain decisions about public assistance benefits administered by the Texas Department of Human Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3259 75-0 (1997) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to training and apprenticeships in allied health professions for certain recipients of temporary assistance for needy families. House: Economic Development Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3419 75-0 (1997) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Relating to time-limited benefits for recipients of financial assistance. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3428 75-0 (1997) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to financial assistance and related services for victims of family violence. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HJR 88 75-0 (1997) Author: Chavez, Norma Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow equal access to public services, assistance, and benefits to all United States legal residents. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 30 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Maxey, Glen
Relating to fraud and improper payments under the state Medicaid program and other welfare programs and to the creation of a criminal offense; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 239 75-0 (1997) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to judicial review of certain decisions about public assistance benefits administered by the Texas Department of Human Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 775 75-0 (1997) Author: Nixon, Drew
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to eligibility for certain public assistance administered by health and human services agencies. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 910 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Maxey, Glen
Relating to the use of electronic transfer and data matching in connection with certain benefits programs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 941 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to a state tax refund and federal income tax credit available to certain employers of AFDC recipients. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1113 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard
Relating to a state tax refund and federal income tax credit available to certain employers of AFDC recipients. House: Economic Development
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1114 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the establishment of a "wheels for work" pilot program to assist certain recipients of AFDC. House: Economic Development
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1148 75-0 (1997) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al. Relating to financial assistance for victims of domestic violence. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1491 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the creation of the self-sufficiency fund to develop job training for certain recipients of the financial assistance program for persons with dependent children. House: Economic Development
Senate: Finance
Point of order sustained
SB 1492 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the provision of job training for AFDC recipients. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1493 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the provision of certain health and human services and to assistance in becoming self-sufficient. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1494 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to work supplementation programs for certain welfare recipients. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 337 74-0 (1995) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the amount of AFDC benefits. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 517 74-0 (1995) Author: Conley, Karyne Relating to the establishment of a public work experience program for certain AFDC recipients. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 844 74-0 (1995) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to eligibility for and the provision of AFDC and Medicaid benefits. House: Human Services Coauthor Authorized
HB 909 74-0 (1995) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the level of assistance granted to certain welfare recipients. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 911 74-0 (1995) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to eligibility for AFDC benefits. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1073 74-0 (1995) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the appellate process for applicants and recipients of certain state-administered assistance programs. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 216 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to requiring certain AFDC recipients to attend certain training programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 347 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to eligibility for AFDC benefits. Senate: Health & Human Services Laid on table subject to call in committee
SB 348 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to participation of certain AFDC recipients in the job opportunities and basic skills (JOBS) training program. Senate: Health & Human Services Laid on table subject to call in committee
SB 434 74-0 (1995) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the appellate process for applicants and recipients of certain state-administered assistance programs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 498 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to conditions of community supervision, parole, and release on mandatory supervision for defendants who apply for certain state benefits. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 1656 74-0 (1995) Author: Nixon, Drew Relating to AFDC benefits for persons convicted of certain offenses. Senate: Health & Human Services Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 2143 73-0 (1993) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Relating to required parenting skills training for certain AFDC recipients. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 35 73-0 (1993) Author: Ratliff, Bill Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Human Services to obtain criminal conviction records of employees of certain providers of services to the elderly or persons with disabilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Postponed in committee
SCR 1 73-0 (1993) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Urging the electronic benefit transfer project under the guidance of the citizens task force and the various cooperating state agencies, to set 1995 as the goal for the statewide implementation of the electronic benefit transfer system. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
SCR 16 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Directing the Office of the Comptroller of Public Accounts to conduct a statewide public awareness drive designed to inform working Texas families about the availability of the Earned Income Credit. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Administrative Tax (SCR 16)
Left pending in committee
HB 1890 72-0 (1991) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the certification of persons as advocates for victims of sexual assault. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on intent calendar
HB 113 72-1 (1991) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the certification of persons as advocates for victims of sexual assault and to confidential information and communications; providing a criminal penalty. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 107 72-2 (1991) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the certification of persons as advocates for victims of sexual assault, support services for sexual assault programs, and confidential information and communications; providing a criminal penalty. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2888 71-0 (1989) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to affordable housing for those of low and moderate income; granting the authority to issue bonds; and providing a penalty. House: Urban Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 1416 71-0 (1989) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the provision of affordable housing, other housing matters, subdivisions of land, and development projects; providing for the issuance of bonds; providing penalties. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 343 70-0 (1987) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob Relating to the eligibility of persons receiving AFDC, SSI, or Medicaid benefits to receive indigent health care services under the Indigent Health Care and Treatment Act. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
HB 344 70-0 (1987) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to indigent health care. House: Public Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 835 70-0 (1987) Author: Hill, Patricia Relating to the authority of a home-rule city to provide publicly owned facilities for human services to the indigent. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1336 70-0 (1987) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to the establishment of a job training and work experience program for persons receiving financial assistance under the Aid to Families with Dependent Children program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2239 70-0 (1987) Author: Hill, Patricia Relating to the authority of a home-rule city to provide human services to the indigent. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 808 70-0 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the establishment of a support program to assist mentally or developmentally disabled persons and their families; providing a penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Reported favorably with substitute
SB 996 70-0 (1987) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the establishment of a job training and work experience program for persons receiving financial assistance under the Aid to Families with Dependent Children program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1255 70-0 (1987) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Garcia, Orlando
Relating to emergency shelter and care for minor mothers who are the sole financial support for their natural children. House: Judiciary
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 98 70-2 (1987) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to distribution of money received as a result of petroleum overcharge litigation; making appropriations. House: Appropriations Subcommittee meeting canceled
HB 104 70-2 (1987) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to the establishment of a job search, job training, and work experience program for persons receiving financial assistance under the Aid to Families with Dependent Children Program. House: Human Services Coauthor authorized
SB 33 70-2 (1987) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Ceverha, Bill
Relating to state oil overcharge and energy efficiency administration. House: Government Organization
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 330 69-0 (1985) Author: Polumbo, Anthony
Sponsor: Parmer, Hugh
Relating to the continuation, administration, and regulation of the temporary emergency relief program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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HB 1373 69-0 (1985) Author: McKinney, Mike Relating to a requirement that home health agencies give preference to persons receiving AFDC when hiring professional or nonprofessional employees. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1380 69-0 (1985) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the creation of the offense of unlawful use of grant funds. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2158 69-0 (1985) Author: Richardson, Bob Relating to job training and employment programs for public assistance recipients. House: Human Services Referred to subcommittee
HB 2259 69-0 (1985) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to the administration, reduction, or termination of block grant funds. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
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SB 323 69-0 (1985) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to the continuation and administration of the temporary emergency relief program. Senate: Health & Human Resources Reported favorably with substitute
SB 995 69-0 (1985) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to the administration, reduction, or termination of block grant funds. Senate: Finance Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 1389 69-0 (1985) Author: Sharp, John Relating to the establishment of equitable audit policies and procedures to be used for the Texas Department of Human Resources audits on private and public contractors providing goods and services to individuals involving the expenditure of federal funds and state matching funds. Senate: Health & Human Resources Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 122 68-0 (1983) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to proof of a person's inability to pay costs of suit or appeal. House: Judiciary Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 257 68-0 (1983) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to remedial instruction for children who benefit from AFDC. House: Human Services Referred to Committee on Human Services
HB 371 68-0 (1983) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to procedures for the administration and disbursement of block grant funds. House: State Affairs Reported from subcommittee favorably with amendments
HB 619 68-0 (1983) Author: Keller, Ray Relating to handling charges to cover the cost of distribution of commodities and food stamps. House: Human Services Referred to subcommittee
HB 717 68-0 (1983) Author: Lee, El Franco Relating to supervision by the Texas Department of Human Resources of federal matching fund programs that provide certain kinds of public assistance. House: Human Services Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1299 68-0 (1983) Author: Geistweidt, Gerald
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the establishment of a pilot job training and work experience program for persons receiving financial assistance under the Aid to Families with Dependent Children Program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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HB 1732 68-0 (1983) Author: Polumbo, Anthony
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the establishment of a temporary emergency relief program in certain communities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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HB 1821 68-0 (1983) Author: Price, Albert Relating to the creation of a energy assistance program to assist needy people and to the establishment of the fuel overcharge fund. House: Human Services Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HJR 82 68-0 (1983) Author: Lee, El Franco Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing relief for certain consumers of residential gas and electricity from a portion of the 1/16th of 1% assessment imposed on gross receipts of retail public utilities. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 17 68-0 (1983) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to mandatory participation in a community work experience program by persons receiving financial assistance under the Aid to Families with Dependent Children program. Senate: Health & Human Resources Referred to subcommittee
SB 74 68-0 (1983) Author: Leedom, John Relating to fees imposed by the Texas Department of Human Resources in connection with the licensing of child-care administrators. Senate: State Affairs No action taken
SB 117 68-0 (1983) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to procedures for the administration, disbursement, and termination of block grant funds and procedures for hearings and dissemination of information; providing for administration of the primary care block grant by the Texas Department of Health and for the establishment, membership, powers and duties, and compensation of the Community Health Advisory Committee; providing for audits, handling of complaints, and judicial review. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 212 68-0 (1983) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to procedures for Department of Human Resources program hearings and dates for their implementation. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 315 68-0 (1983) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Evans, Charles
Relating to the continuation, operations, personnel, and the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Community Affairs, to the duties of the executive director, and to the establishment, membership, terms, grounds for removal, and powers and duties of the Advisory Council on Community Affairs; establishing a community development review committee to review applications and make recommendations; creating an office to be known as Energy Services Program for Low-Income People to administer certain programs; authorizing funding of certain state parks; requiring an audit. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 365 68-0 (1983) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to a program for the relief of certain consumers of residential gas and electricity. Senate: State Affairs No action taken
SB 562 68-0 (1983) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the creation and administration of a jobs assistance program and to franchise tax credits for participating employers. Senate: Health & Human Resources Referred to subcommittee
SB 1052 68-0 (1983) Author: Vale, Bob Relating to the designation of local units of government in certain major metropolitan areas as the local unit of government responsible for local-level planning, management, and operation of block grants. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 1203 68-0 (1983) Author: Traeger, John Relating to the administration and disbursement of federal community development block grant funds to certain cities and counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1257 68-0 (1983) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to establishment of a temporary emergency relief program in certain communities. Senate: Health & Human Resources Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 1313 68-0 (1983) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the establishment, funding, and powers and duties in the Texas Department of Community Affairs of an office of energy assistance for low-income people. Senate: Health & Human Resources Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SJR 11 68-0 (1983) Author: Parker, Carl Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing relief for certain consumers of residential gas and electricity from a portion of the 1/16th of 1% assessment imposed on gross receipts of retail public utilities as defined in Article I of the Public Utility Regulatory Act. Senate: State Affairs No action taken
HB 71 68-2 (1984) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to supplemental appropriations to the Texas Department of Human Resources to maintain current staff levels for determining income assistance eligibility and for assistance payments under the Aid to Families with Dependent Children program. House: Appropriations Referred to Committee on Appropriations
HB 79 68-2 (1984) Author: Oliver, Jesse Relating to the provision of medical assistance to former AFDC recipients who obtain employment. House: Appropriations Referred to Committee on Appropriations
SB 20 68-2 (1984) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the provision of medical assistance to former AFDC recipients who obtain employment. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 29 68-2 (1984) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to supplemental appropriations to the Texas Department of Human Resources to maintain current staff levels for determining income assistance eligibility and for assistance payments under Aid to Families with Dependent Children program. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
HB 518 67-0 (1981) Author: Crawford, Bo
Sponsor: Uribe, Hector
Relating to the administration of social service programs authorized by federal law. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
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HB 577 67-0 (1981) Author: Bomer, Elton Relating to a uniform system of accounting for, and quarterly reports from, counties, hospital districts, and certain cities participating in welfare assistance programs. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 1017 67-0 (1981) Author: Lee, El Franco
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to supervision by the Texas Department of Human Resources of federal matching fund programs that provide certain kinds of public assistance. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 1352 67-0 (1981) Author: Riley, Ken Relating to sanctions against certain practices by prosecuting attorneys in welfare fraud cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1537 67-0 (1981) Author: Luna III, Albert Relating to a program for the relief of certain consumers of residential gas and electricity. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2181 67-0 (1981) Author: Geistweidt, Gerald Relating to a regulation that recipients of public assistance programs be required to do some type of work. House: Employment Practices Referred to Committee on Employment Practices
HJR 62 67-0 (1981) Author: Washington, Craig
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to provide by law for assistance grant, medical care, and services to needy persons. House: Constitutional Amendments
Senate: Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
SB 271 67-0 (1981) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Bomer, Elton
Relating to a uniform system of accounting for and quarterly reports from counties, hospital districts; and certain cities participating in welfare assistance programs. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
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SJR 50 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for automatic adjustment of the constitutional limit on appropriations for state assistance to needy persons. Senate: Human Resources Referred to Committee on Human Resources
HJR 10 67-2 (1982) Author: Coleman, Ronald Proposing an amendment to H.J.R. 62, 67th Legislature, Regular Session, 1981, relating to a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to provide by law for assistance grants, medical care, and services to certain needy persons. House: Constitutional Amendments Laid on the table subject to call
SJR 10 67-2 (1982) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Coleman, Ronald
Proposing an amendment to HJR 62, 67th Legislature Regular Session, 1981, relating to a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to provide by law for assistance grants, medical care, and services to needy persons. House: Constitutional Amendments
Senate: Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
HB 468 66-0 (1979) Author: Ezzell, Michael H.
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the assignment of rights of support by applicants for and recipients of aid to families with dependent children. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
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HB 832 66-0 (1979) Author: Reyes, Ben T.
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to supervision of political subdivisions participating in federal matching fund and reimbursement programs that provide certain kinds of public assistance. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 1394 66-0 (1979) Author: Crawford, Bo Relating to the designation of the State Department of Public Welfare as the state agency to administer social service programs established by federal law. House: Human Services Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 1931 66-0 (1979) Author: Edwards III, Jimmie C. Relating to a state program to aid in the payment of utility bills on behalf of needy aged individuals; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1998 66-0 (1979) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to participation in and administration of the employment program established under the Employment Incentive Act. House: Human Services Referred to Committee on Human Services
SB 181 66-0 (1979) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the establishment, funding, and operation of pilot multipurpose service centers for displaced homemakers; and providing alternate contingent amendments. House: State Affairs
Senate: Human Resources
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 182 66-0 (1979) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: McBee, Susan Gurley
Relating to the funding of battered spouse centers and to the funding, establishment and operation of multipurpose service centers for displaced homemakers. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Human Resources
Comm. report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 318 66-0 (1979) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill" Relating to a program for the relief of certain consumers of residential gas and electricity. Senate: Human Resources Coauthor authorized
SB 1172 66-0 (1979) Author: Brooks, Chet Adopting the Human Resources Code, a nonsubstantive revision of the statutes relating to state programs, assistance, and services for needy persons, children, and handicapped persons. Senate: Human Resources Reported from committee favorably with amendments
HB 13 65-0 (1977) Author: Leland, Mickey Relating to filling of prescriptions for recipients of public assistance; and declaring an emergency. House: Health & Welfare Referred to Subcommittee on Public Welfare
HB 258 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Luther Relating to fraud in obtaining public assistance or in obtaining information concerning public assistance; providing penalties. House: Health & Welfare Considered by committee in formal meeting
HB 357 65-0 (1977) Author: Reyes, Ben T. Relating to authorizing the State Department of Public Welfare to supervise federal matching programs for political subdivisions which provide emergency services for children of needy families, interim assistance to applicants for supplemental income grants, general assistance for the medically disabled, and certain social services; creating the Advisory Board for Political Subdivisions. House: Health & Welfare Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
HB 423 65-0 (1977) Author: Parker, Walt Relating to limitations on authority to transfer appropriated funds between assistance programs by the State Department of Public Welfare. House: Appropriations Referred to Committee on Appropriations
HB 549 65-0 (1977) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to limitations on the transfer of funds for medical assistance payments. House: Health & Welfare Assigned to General State Calendar
HB 897 65-0 (1977) Author: Coody, Bill Relating to the penalties for obtaining welfare benefits or certain welfare information by fraudulent means and penalties for soliciting or charging attorney's fees for representing a client before the State Department of Public Welfare without a license to practice law. House: Health & Welfare Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
HB 1755 65-0 (1977) Author: Rangel, Irma
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to educational opportunities and assistance in obtaining employment for persons receiving certain public assistance. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Human Resources
Effective in 90 days
HB 2003 65-0 (1977) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to an employment program for certain welfare recipients. House: Health & Welfare Coauthor authorized
SB 154 65-0 (1977) Author: Meier, Bill
Sponsor: Coody, Bill
Relating to the penalties for obtaining welfare benefits or certain welfare information by fraudulent means and penalties for soliciting or charging attorney's fees for representing a client before the State Department of Public Welfare without a license to practice law. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Human Resources
Effective immediately
SB 375 65-0 (1977) Author: Hance, Kent Relating to fraud in obtaining public assistance or in obtaining information concerning public assistance; providing penalties. Senate: Human Resources Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 377 65-0 (1977) Author: Hance, Kent Relating to penalties for unlawful fees for representing an applicant before the State Department of Public Welfare, for unlawful disclosure of welfare information, and for obtaining assistance by fraud. Senate: Human Resources Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 1049 65-0 (1977) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to educational opportunities and assistance in obtaining employment for persons receiving certain public assistance. Senate: Human Resources Laid on table subject to call
SB 1189 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter
Sponsor: Schlueter, Stan
Relating to an employment program for certain welfare recipients. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Human Resources
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SB 1334 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Establishing public assistance payments as claims in favor of the state and providing for liens to secure the payment thereof. Senate: Human Resources Referred to Committee on Human Resources
SJR 46 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter To delete the requirement that state funds for assistance grants and medical care for needy individuals and families be matched with federal funds. Senate: Human Resources Referred to Committee on Human Resources
HB 684 64-0 (1975) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to the number of members on the State Board of Public Welfare and quorum requirements. House: Health & Welfare Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1073 64-0 (1975) Author: Reyes, Ben T.
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to authorizing the State Department of Public Welfare to supervise federal matching programs for political subdivisions which provide emergency services for children of needy families, interim assistance to applicants for supplemental income grants, general assistance for the medically disabled, and certain social services; creating the Advisory Board for Political Subdivisions. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Human Resources
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1371 64-0 (1975) Author: Leland, Mickey Relating to the filling of prescriptions for recipients of public assistance. House: Health & Welfare Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
HB 1560 64-0 (1975) Author: Spurlock II, Joe Relating to penalties for disclosure of information and fraudulent assistance. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SB 173 64-0 (1975) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to the penalty for obtaining or aiding in obtaining welfare benefits by fraudulent means. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from subcommittee with no action taken
SB 202 64-0 (1975) Author: Clower, Ron
Sponsor: Bryant, John W.
Relating to exempting certain cities, counties, and hospital districts from establishing a uniform system of accounting and record maintenance in connection with expenditures of welfare assistance. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 592 64-0 (1975) Author: Mengden, Walter Authorizing the State Board of Public Welfare to promulgate rules and regulations governing state assistance grants and medical programs for needy individuals without regard to the availability of federal matching funds or federal guidelines. Senate: Human Resources Referred to Committee on Human Resources
SB 825 64-0 (1975) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to penalties for certain violations of The Public Welfare Act of 1941, as amended. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
HB 629 63-0 (1973) Author: Whitmire, John Clarifying the meaning of fraudulent acts in relation to public welfare; increasing the penalty for fraud; providing for jurisdiction and venue; providing a repealing clause; and declaring an emergency. House: Human Resources Reported from subcommittee
HB 749 63-0 (1973) Author: Sutton, G.J. Authorizing the State Department of Public Welfare to pay for certain funeral expenses for deceased welfare recipients; and declaring an emergency. House: Human Resources Sent to Calendar Committee
HB 1094 63-0 (1973) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the establishment of a state food stamp program. House: Human Resources
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HJR 54 63-0 (1973) Author: Truan, Carlos Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution to remove the limit on the amount of money which may be spent each year out of state funds for welfare assistance payments. House: Human Resources Referred to Committee on Human Resources
SB 318 63-0 (1973) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to the penalty for obtaining or aiding in obtaining welfare benefits by fraudulent means. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 320 63-0 (1973) Author: Mengden, Walter Establishing public assistance payments as claims in favor of the state and providing for liens to secure payment thereof; providing for an effective date. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 478 63-0 (1973) Author: Mengden, Walter Authorizing the State Board of Public Welfare to promulgate rules and regulations governing state assistance grants to the availability of federal matching funds or federal guidelines. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 838 63-0 (1973) Author: Mengden, Walter Providing for direct gubernatorial appointment of the Secretary of Public Welfare; abolishing the three-man State Board of Public Welfare; establishing the Advisory Board of Public Welfare; and declaring an emergency. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 851 63-0 (1973) Author: Mengden, Walter Establishing the Texas Commission on Welfare Reform; providing for a Commission staff; requiring a reporting date; appropriating a Commission operating budget; and declaring an emergency. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SJR 23 63-0 (1973) Author: Mengden, Walter Proposing and amendment of the Texas Constitution to delete the requirement that state funds for assistance grants and medical care for needy individuals and families be matched with federal funds. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 660 62-0 (1971) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to establishing public assistance payments as claims in favor of the State and providing for liens to secure the payment; providing for an effective date.
HB 768 62-0 (1971) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to defining "permanent and total disability" as used in determining eligibility for assistance grants.
HB 860 62-0 (1971) Author: Parker, Carl | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the use of funds distributed as aid to families with dependent children by certain persons.
HB 964 62-0 (1971) Author: Poerner, John H. Relating to identification cards for recipients of welfare assistance grants.
HB 1354 62-0 (1971) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to creating a legislative commission to investigate the management of the Texas Welfare System.
HB 1355 62-0 (1971) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to authorizing the appointment of a custodian for a child for whose benefit certain welfare payments are made if the payments are not used for the benefit of the child or if the child is subjected to immoral surroundings.
HB 1462 62-0 (1971) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to state claims for reimbursement for state assistance grants to families with dependent children.
HJR 12 62-0 (1971) Author: Farenthold, Frances Proposing an amendment to Article III, Section 51-a of the Texas Constitution, authorizing the Legislature to enact legislation and appropriate funds for assistance grants, medical care and rehabilitation services for needy individuals and families.
HJR 14 62-0 (1971) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al. Providing that the Legislature shall enact appropriate legislation which will enable the State of Texas to cooperate with the government of the United States in providing assistance grants out of state funds to, and/or medical care on behalf of needy aged persons, needy persons who are totally and permanently disabled, needy blind persons, needy dependent children, etc.
HJR 20 62-0 (1971) Author: Lombardino, Frank | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the Legislature to provide for payment of assistance to the surviving spouse and minor children of any person killed while assisting a law enforcement officer or fireman in performance of hazardous official duties, and authoring the Legislature to provide for payment of necessary medical and hospital expenses of any person injured while assisting a law enforcement officer or fireman in the performance of official duties.
SB 245 62-0 (1971) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Presnal, Bill
Requiring every county, hospital district, and all cities with a certain population to establish a uniform system of accounting and record maintenance in connection with expenditures for all forms of welfare assistance.
SB 305 62-0 (1971) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to the reorganization of the State Department of Public Welfare under the name of State Department of Human Resources and creating the Advisory Board on Human Resources.
SB 546 62-0 (1971) Author: Bernal, Joe J. Relating to amending Public Welfare Act of 1941 to futher define "Permanently and Totally Disabled".
SB 895 62-0 (1971) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. | et. al.
Sponsor: Heatly, W.S. "Bill"
Relating to authorizing the Department of Public Welfare to transfer and spend funds for the Aid to Families with Dependent Children Program.
SJR 5 62-0 (1971) Author: Wilson, Charles | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution to remove the limitation on the total state appropriations for assistance grants for the needy aged, the needy disabled, and the needy blind, and setting a limitation on the total State appropriations during any fiscal year for assistance grants for needy dependent children and the caretakers of such children.
SJR 57 62-0 (1971) Author: Bernal, Joe J. Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution, increasing the total amount to be authorized to be appropriated by the Legislature to $115,000,000 for assistance grants to the needy aged, the needy disabled, the needy blind, and the needy dependent children and the caretakers of such children.
SJR 58 62-0 (1971) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas, providing that the Legislature shall enact appropriate legislation which will enable the State of Texas to cooperate with the government of the United States in providing assistance grants out of state funds to and/or medical care on behalf of needy aged persons, needy persons who are totally and permanently disabled, needy blind persons, and needy dependent children and the caretakers of such children.
HB 1015 61-0 (1969) Author: Heatly, W.S. "Bill" Relating to authorizing the Department of Public Welfare to extend by rule and regulation the full range of programs and scope of services provided for under Federal laws as they now read or as they may hereafter be amended and any rules or regulations promulgated pursuant thereto; amending the residence requirements for applicants for Aid to the Blind, Aid to the Permanently and Totally Disabled, Aid to Families with Dependent Children and Old Age Assistance; fixing an effective date.
HB 1377 61-0 (1969) Author: Cobb, L. Dean Relating to providing that certain counties may cooperate with the Governor's Committee on Aging in carrying out the purposes of that committee on a local level by contributing funds to any local organization the functions of which, in whole or in part, are to cooperate with such committee and which does operate with the approval and sanction of the Governor's Committee on Aging, and providing that the fact that the buildings, facilities, services, or programs operated by such organization may be in part for other community activities or benefits shall not prohibit the contributing of such funds provided the Governor's Committee on Aging has approved that part of the program applying to the aging.
HJR 35 61-0 (1969) Author: Heatly, W.S. "Bill" Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment raising the limit on the amount that may be expended in any one year out of State funds for the payment of assistance grants only to recipients of Old Age Assistance, Aid to the Blind, Aid to the Permanently and Totally Disabled, and Aid to Families with Dependent Children to Seventy-five Million Dollars ($75,000,000).
HJR 46 61-0 (1969) Author: Holmes, Jr., Zan Wesley | et. al. Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment providing that the Legislature shall enact appropriate legislation which will enable the State of Texas to cooperate with the Government of the United States in providing assistance grants out of State funds to and/or medical care on behalf of needy aged persons, needy persons who are totally and permanently disabled, needy blind persons, and needy dependent children and the caretakers of such children; providing rehabilitation and any other services included in the Federal legislation providing matching funds to help such families and individuals attain or retain capability for independence or self-care, etc.
SB 219 61-0 (1969) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to authorizing the State Department of Public Welfare to extend by rule and regulation the full range of programs and scope of services provided for under the Federal laws as they now read or as they may hereafter be amended and any rules or regulations promulgated pursuant thereto; authorizing the Department to enter into agreements to implement these programs and services; authorizing the Department to accept funds from public and private sources, expend and/or transfer such funds; deleting the specific divisions within the Department and authorizing the Commissioner to create such divisions as are appropriate; amending the residence requirements for applicants for Aid to the Blind, Aid to the Permanently and Totally Disables, Aid to Families with Dependent Children and Old Age Assistance; fixing an effective date.
SB 639 61-0 (1969) Author: Bernal, Joseph J. Relating to the elimination of the residency requirements for state welfare programs.
SJR 8 61-0 (1969) Author: Bernal, Joseph J. | et. al. Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas providing that the Legislature shall enact appropriate legislation which will enable the State of Texas to cooperate with the Government of the United States in providing assistance grants out of State funds to and/or medical care on behalf of needy aged persons, needy persons who are totally and permanently disabled, needy blind persons, and needy dependent children and the caretakers of such children; providing rehabilitation and any other services included in the Federal legislation providing matching funds to help such families and individuals attain or retain capability for independence or self-care; authorizing the Legislature to prescribe eligibility requirements; providing for the acceptance and expenditure of funds from the Government of the United States for such purposes; authorizing appropriations for such purposes out of State funds to any individual recipient shall not exceed the amount that is matchable out of Federal funds; providing that the total amount of such payments for assistance and/or medical care out of State funds on behalf of such needy individuals shall not exceed the amount that is matchable out of Federal funds; provided that if the limitations and restrictions herein contained are found to be in conflict with the provisions of appropriate Federal statutes as they now are or as they may be amended, to the extent that Federal matching money is not available to the State for these purposes, then and in that event the Legislature is specifically authorized and empowered to prescribe such limitations and restrictions and enact such laws as may be necessary in order that such Federal matching money will be available for assistance and/or medical care for or on behalf of needy persons; providing for the necessary election, form of ballot, proclamation, and publication.
SJR 34 61-0 (1969) Author: Bernal, Joseph J. | et. al. Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to remove the limit on the amount of money which may be spent each year out of state funds for welfare programs.
HB 6 61-2 (1969) Author: Smith, William Landrum "Will" Relating to appropriating funds to the State Department of Public Welfare to provide payment of welfare grants for the month of September, 1969, and to cover necessary administrative expenses in connection with those grants.
HB 502 60-0 (1967) Author: Nowlin, James | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts authorizing Old Age Assistance payments to noncitizens who have resided within the boundaries of the United States for at least twenty-five years; fixing an effective date of assistance grants.
HB 556 60-0 (1967) Author: Vale, Bob | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts so as to authorize old Age Assistance payments to noncitizens who have resided within the boundaries of the United States for at least twenty-five years; fixing an effective date of assistance grants.
HB 612 60-0 (1967) Author: Harris, Ed Relating to amending certain acts raising the age of eligibility factor for Aid to Families with Dependent Children; raising the requirement for attending school for children receiving services and/or assistance; fixing an effective date of assistance grants.
HB 613 60-0 (1967) Author: Harris, Ed Relating to amending certain statutes; redefining the term "permanent and total disability" for applicants for Aid to the Permanently and Totally Disabled; fixing an effective date of assistance grants.
HB 717 60-0 (1967) Author: Heatly, W.S. "Bill" Relating to amending certain laws by authorizing assistance grants to individuals in institutions; fixing an effective date.
HB 754 60-0 (1967) Author: Burgess, Steve A. | et. al. Relating to the requirements necessary to receive old age assistance payments.
HB 763 60-0 (1967) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to repealing a portion of a certain Article relating to the Farm-to-Market Roads Program.
HB 1047 60-0 (1967) Author: Heatly, W.S. "Bill" Relating to amending certain statutes authorizing the State Comptroller to establish two special funds in the State Treasury to be known as the "Department of Public Welfare Administration Operating Fund" and the "Department of Public Welfare Assistance Operating Fund"; authorizing the transfer of assistance funds from the special assistance funds into the "Medical Assistance Fund"; fixing the effective date.
HB 1112 60-0 (1967) Author: Heatly, W.S. "Bill" Relating to lowering the age requirement for Aid to the Blind; authorizing assistance to individuals in institutions; amending the relative support provision for Aid to the Permanently and Totally Disabled; raising the age requirement and amending the requirement for school attendance for dependent children; authorizing Old Age Assistance payments to noncitizens; requiring appropriate State Departments or Agencies to enter into agreements for Medical Assistance; authorizing Medical Assistance to recipients outside the State on a temporary basis; fixing an effective date for paying assistance grants.
SB 45 60-0 (1967) Author: Bernal, Joseph J. | et. al. Relating to amending certain statute so as to authorize Old Age Assistance payments to noncitizens who have resided within the boundaries of the United States for at least twenty-five (25) years; fixing an effective date of assistance grants.
SB 278 60-0 (1967) Author: Bernal, Joseph J. Relating to amending certain acts so as to lower the age from 21 to 18 for applicants for Aid to the Blind; amending the residence requirements for applicants for Aid to the Blind, Aid to the Permanently and Totally Disabled, Aid to Families with Dependent Children, and Old Age Assistance; authorizing Old Age Assistance payments to noncitizens who have resided within the boundaries of the United States for at least 25 years; authorizing Medical Assistance to recipients outside the State on a temporary basis; fixing an effective date of assistance grants.
SB 279 60-0 (1967) Author: Bernal, Joseph J. Relating to amending the residence requirement for applicants for Aid to the Blind, Aid to the Permanently and Totally Disabled, Aid to Families with Dependent Children, and Old Age Assistance; authorizing Old Age Assistance payments to noncitizens who have resided within the boundaries of the United States for at lease 25 years; authorizing Medical Assistance to recipients outside the State on a temporary basis; fixing an effective date of assistance grants.
SB 280 60-0 (1967) Author: Bernal, Joseph J. Relating to amending the age requirement for applicants of Aid to the Blind; fixing an effective date of assistance grants.
SB 454 60-0 (1967) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. | et. al. Relating to amending and repealing certain statutes relating to Aid to Blind, Aid to Permanently and Totally Disabled, Aid to Families with Dependent Children and Old Age Assistance; lowering ages, amending requirements for residence, allowing the payment of assistance grants to individuals in institutions.
SCR 35 60-0 (1967)
HB 39 59-0 (1965) Author: Hollowell, Bill | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts concerning the allocation of State moneys to the "Blind Assistance Fund," the "Children's Assistance Fund," the "Old Age Assistance Fund" and the "Disabled Assistance Fund".
HB 519 59-0 (1965) Author: Pipkin, Maurice Snow "Pip" | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts so as to redefine the term "permanently and totally disabled" as used in this Act.
HCR 181 59-0 (1965)
HJR 66 59-0 (1965) Author: Bernal, Joseph J. | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas providing that the Legislature shall have the power to provide assistance to needy persons over the age of sixty-five years who are citizens of the United States and to need persons over the age of sixty-five years who are not citizens of the United States but who have resided within the boundaries of the United States for at least twenty-five years immediately preceding application for such assistance; providing that no such assistance shall be paid to any inmate of any State-supported institution; providing that the Legislature shall prescribe the State residence requirements for eligibility, etc.
HJR 81 59-0 (1965) Author: Heatly, W.S. "Bill" | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas providing that the Legislature shall enact appropriate legislation which will enable the State of Texas to cooperate with the Government of the United States in providing assistance to and/or medical care on behalf of needy aged persons over the age of sixty-five who are citizens of the United States or non-citizens who shall have resided within the boundaries of the United States for at least 25 years, needy persons under the age of sixty-five who are totally and permanently disabled and who are citizens of the United States, needy blind persons over the age of eighteen who are citizens of the United States, and needy children under the age of twenty-one years who are citizens of the United States and to the caretakers of such children; providing rehabilitation and any other services included in the Federal legislation providing matching funds to help such families and individuals attain or retain capability for independence or self-care; etc.
SB 163 59-0 (1965) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to amending certain Acts by designating the State Department of Public Welfare as the State Agency to cooperate with the Federal Government in the administration of the provisions of Title V of the "Economic Opportunity Act of 1964" and of the provisions of any such other applicable titles of said Act, or any such other titles as may be added thereto.
SB 234 59-0 (1965) Author: Bates, Sr., James S. "Jim" Relating to amending certain Laws so as to redefine the term "permanently and totally disabled"; concerning the allocation of State moneys to the "Disabled Assistance Fund".
SB 319 59-0 (1965) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to amending certain Acts concerning the allocation of state moneys to the "Blind Assistance Fund", the "Children's Assistance Fund", the "Old Age Assistance Fund" and the "Disabled Assistance Fund".
SB 405 59-0 (1965) Author: Dies, Jr., Martin | et. al. Relating to amending certain statutes by redefining the term "recipient of public assistance" so as to extend the Medical Assistance Program to include recipients of Aid to the Blind, Aid to the Permanently and Totally Disabled, and Aid to Families with Dependent Children (including the children and/or the caretaker with whom the child lives).
SCR 131 59-0 (1965)
SJR 37 59-0 (1965) Author: Richter, Walter Hoppe Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas providing that the Legislature shall have the power to provide assistance to needy persons over the age of sixty-five years who are citizens of the United States and to needy persons over the age of sixty-five years who are not citizens of the United States but who have resided within the boundaries of the United States for at least twenty-five years immediately preceding application for such assistance; providing that no such assistance shall be paid to any inmate of any state-supported institution.
SJR 46 59-0 (1965) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas providing that the Legislature shall enact appropriate legislation which will enable the State of Texas to cooperate with the Government of the United States in providing assistance to and/or medical care on behalf of needy aged persons over the age of sixty-five who are citizens of the United States, needy persons under the age of sixty-five who are totally and permanently disabled and who are citizens of the United States, needy blind persons over the age of eighteen who are citizens of the United States, and needy children under the age of twenty-one years who are citizens of the United States and to the caretakers of such children; providing rehabilitation and other services to help such families and individuals attain or retain capability for independence or self-care.
HB 70 58-0 (1963) Author: Adams, J. Collier Relating to providing for a lien on all real property belonging to applicants for or recipients of public assistance pursuant to programs provided for by the Public Welfare Act of 1941, as amended, and their respective spouses; and to prohibit under certain conditions the payment of public assistance to persons who transfer property so as to qualify for or increase their need for assistance.
HB 121 58-0 (1963) Author: Adams, J. Collier Relating to providing for monetary contributions to the support of certain recipients of public assistance by certain relatives of the recipient.
HB 197 58-0 (1963) Author: Murray, Menton J. Relating to providing for the recovery by the State Department of Public Welfare of funds paid to any recipient of public assistance, if such recipient owns property at the time of his death and to provide further for the denial of assistance where transfers of property have been made for the purpose of qualifying for or increasing the amount of assistance or for the purpose of precluding recovery of assistance payments.
HB 288 58-0 (1963) Author: Chapman, Joe N. | et. al. Relating to amending the Public Assistance Program for Aid and Services to Needy Families with Children.
HB 289 58-0 (1963) Author: Chapman, Joe N. | et. al. Relating to providing for the elimination of the four (4) year residence requirement for employees of the State Department of Public Welfare.
HB 327 58-0 (1963) Author: Alaniz, John C. | et. al. Relating to eligibility requirements of persons who may receive benefits from programs paid out of public funds and administered by the Board and Department of Public Welfare and admission to the eleemosynary institutions of this State by providing that the requirement of United States citizenship shall be waived as to any such person who meets the other requirements specified in this Act.
HB 802 58-0 (1963) Author: Slack, Richard C. Relating to changing jurisdiction and venue of appeals from orders of the advisory board as appointed by the State Department of Public Welfare.
HB 966 58-0 (1963) Author: Morgan, Richard L. "Dick" Relating to eligibility for Old Age Assistance based upon income and resources of applicant and contributions of responsible relatives.
HCR 90 58-0 (1963)
HJR 53 58-0 (1963) Author: Collins, Sam Forse | et. al. Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment providing that the Legislature shall have the power to provide assistance to and provide for the payment of same to (1) citizens of Texas who are needy aged persons over the age of sixty-five (65) years, (2) needy persons who are at least eighteen (18) years of age and less than sixty-five (65) years of age who are permanently and totally disabled, (3) needy blind persons over the age of twenty-one (21) years, and (4) needy children under the age of sixteen (16) years; authorizing the Legislature to set up residence requirements for eligibility for such assistance; repealing the Constitutional limit on the amount paid out of State funds to individual recipients of Old Age Assistance and Aid to the Permanently and Totally Disabled; removing the overall ceiling and providing that the amounts for such assistance payments shall not exceed the amounts that are matchable out of Federal funds for such purposes; providing for the acceptance of financial aid from the Government of the United States.
HJR 66 58-0 (1963) Author: Whitfield, Jr., Joseph Charles "Whit" | et. al. Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the Legislature shall have the power to raise the maximum amount of monthly payment to each needy aged person from state funds to Thirty-two Dollars ($32); providing that total payment to the needy aged, needy blind, and needy children from state funds shall not exceed a certain sum; and providing for the payment of an additional sum from state funds to the needy aged for certain purposes.
SB 277 58-0 (1963) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to providing that no bond be required of guardians who are appointed to serve on behalf of persons for whom it is necessary to have a guardian appointed to receive Public Assistance funds due such person from any state or local governmental source.
SJR 21 58-0 (1963) Author: Dies, Jr., Martin | et. al. Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment providing that the Legislature shall have the power to provide assistance to and provide for the payment of same to (1) citizens of Texas who are needy aged persons over the age of sixty-five (65) years, (2) needy persons who are at least eighteen (18) years of age and less than sixty-five years of age who are permanently and totally disabled, (3) needy blind persons over the age of twenty-one (21) years, and (4) needy children under the age of sixteen (16) years; authorizing the Legislature to set up residence requirements for eligibility for such assistance; repealing the Constitutional limit on the amount paid out of state funds to individual recipients of Old Age Assistance and Aid to the Permanently and Totally Disabled; providing that the amounts for such assistance payments shall not exceed the amounts that are matchable out of federal funds for such purposes; providing that the amounts expended out of state funds for such purposes shall not exceed Sixty Million Dollars ($60,000,000); providing for the acceptance of financial aid from the Government of the United States.
HB 38 57-0 (1961) Author: Hollowell, Bill | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act increasing the amounts to be allocated from the Clearance Fund to the Blind Assistance Fund and the Old Age Assistance Fund and allowing certain credits from the first revenues collected to be deposited to these Funds; fixing an operative date of the Act.
HB 654 57-0 (1961) Author: Roberts, Ronald Edd Relating to amending a certain Act relating to exempting from consideration in determining need the earned income of recipients of aid to the blind within limitations and restrictions as herein provided.
HJR 8 57-0 (1961) Author: Roberts, Ronald Edd | et. al. Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas providing that the Legislature shall have the power to provide assistance to and provide for the payment of same to citizens of Texas who are needy aged persons over the age of sixty-five (65) years, needy blind persons over the age of twenty-one (21) years, needy children under the age of sixteen (16) years, and needy persons who are more than eighteen (18) years of age and less than sixty-five (65) years of age who are permanently and totally disabled.
HJR 14 57-0 (1961) Author: Glass, Webster W. Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas removing the ceiling on the total amount of grants out of state funds for assistance to the needy aged, needy blind, and needy children; providing a maximum on individual grants to needy aged inmates of rest homes, convalescent homes, and similar institutions; empowering the Legislature to authorize counties and cities to operate homes for needy aged persons; authorizing the levy of a welfare tax for the payment of public assistance grants and the support of eleemosynary institutions, and making other provisions relative to public assistance programs.
SB 31 57-0 (1961) Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act increasing the amounts to be allocated from the Clearance Fund to the Blind Assistance Fund and the Old Age Assistance Fund and allowing certain credits from the first revenues collected to be deposited to these Funds; fixing the operative date of the amendment.
SB 105 57-0 (1961) Author: Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa Relating to amending a certain Act providing that recipients of Aid to the Needy Blind may own or use certain real and personal property as a home, exempting the proceeds of the conversion of real property to personal property for one year.
SB 430 57-0 (1961) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to amending Aid for Needy Blind Statutes to exempt from consideration in determining need earned income of recipients of aid to the blind within limitations and restrictions as herein provided.
SJR 7 57-0 (1961) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas relating to assistance to needy persons totally and permanently physically or mentally disabled, and providing that the amount paid out of state funds for assistance payments to the totally and permanently disabled may never exceed Two Million, Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($2,500,000) per year.
SJR 9 57-0 (1961) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas to raise the limit on use of state funds for financial assistance of the needy aged, needy blind, and needy children from Forty-seven Million Dollars ($47,000,000) a year to Fifty-two million Dollars ($52,000,000) a year; providing for the necessary election, form of ballot, proclamation, and publication.
SB 93 57-3 (1962) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to amending certain Statutes relating to authorize payment to vendors of Medical Assistance on behalf of recipients of Public Assistance in accordance with the rules and regulations promulgated by the State Department of Public Welfare, while such recipients are temporarily visiting outside of the state.
HB 683 56-0 (1959) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray | et. al. Relating to changing the amounts to be allocated from the Clearance Fund to the Blind Assistance Fund, the Children's Assistance Fund, and the Old Age Assistance Fund and allowing certain credits from the first revenues collected to be deposited to these funds.
HB 777 56-0 (1959) Author: Jackson, Jr., Robert C. | et. al. Relating to amending the Public Welfare Act of 1941 by prohibiting payments by the Department of Public Welfare to unwed mothers for the support of a child or children of more than one illegitimate birth.
HB 849 56-0 (1959) Author: McDonald, Scott | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts by providing for recovery of funds paid to any recipient of Old Age Assistance.
SB 29 56-0 (1959) Author: Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa Relating to amending certain statutes by providing that recipients of Aid to the Needy Blind may own or use certain real and personal property as a home, requiring the utilization of real property to meet the needs of such recipients when such real property is not used as a home, exempting the proceeds of the conversion of real property to personal property for one year.
SB 54 56-0 (1959) Author: Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa Relating to eligibility requirements of persons who may receive benefits from programs paid out of public funds and administered by the Board and Department of Public Welfare and admission to the eleemosynary institutions of this State by providing that the requirement of United States citizenship shall be waived as to any such person who meets the other requirements specified in this act.
HB 8 56-1 (1959) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray | et. al. Relating to changing the amounts to be allocated from the Clearance Fund to the Blind Assistance Fund, the Children's Assistance Fund, and the Old Age Assistance Fund and allowing certain credits from the first revenues collected to be deposited to these funds.
HB 32 56-1 (1959) Author: Ramsey, V. L. "Bo" Relating to providing for public inspection of lists of recipients of Aid to Dependent Children to be prepared every six (6) months by the State Department of Public Welfare.
HB 16 56-2 (1959) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts changing the amounts to be allocated from the Clearance Fund to the Blind Assistance Fund, the Children's Assistance Fund, and the Old Age Assistance Fund and allowing certain credits from the first revenues collected to be deposited to these funds.
HB 21 55-0 (1957) Author: Shackelford, E. E. "Shack" | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts by providing minimum old age assistance of fifty dollars per month to each recipient.
HB 78 55-0 (1957) Author: Ellis, Jr., John Taylor | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts providing for financial assistance to needy individuals who are at least eighteen (18) years of age and not more than sixty-five (65) years of age who are permanently and totally disabled.
HB 619 55-0 (1957) Author: Shackelford, E. E. "Shack" Relating to providing aid to blind persons; providing penalties.
HB 740 55-0 (1957) Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill" | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Courts in counties of eight hundred thousand (800,000) or more population to create a petty cash fund for operation of County Welfare Department.
HJR 2 55-0 (1957) Author: Martin, Amos A. | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas so as to increase the limit on the maximum monthly payment to needy aged persons from state funds and on the total yearly expenditure out of state funds for assistance to needy aged, needy blind, and needy children.
HJR 11 55-0 (1957) Author: Shackelford, E. E. "Shack" | et. al. Proposing to the Constitution of Texas so as to remove the restriction on the total amount of money which may be expended out of State funds for assistance to the needy aged, needy blind, and needy children.
HJR 24 55-0 (1957) Author: Hollowell, Bill | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas so as to increase the maximum payments per month for Old Age Assistance from State funds to Twenty-Seven Dollars per month per recipient and to increase the total amount of State funds for Old Age Assistance, Aid to the Blind, and Aid to Dependent Children payments of Fifty Three Million, Two Hundred Thousand Dollars per year.
HJR 36 55-0 (1957) Author: Bullock, Robert D. "Bob" | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas giving the Legislature the power to provide, under such limitations and restrictions as may be deemed by the Legislature expedient, for assistance on behalf of persons eligible for Old Age Assistance, Aid to the Blind, and Aid to Dependent Children and for persons eligible for Aid to the Permanently and Totally Disabled.
SB 61 55-0 (1957) Author: Fly, William S. "Bill" Relating to amending certain Laws by providing for financial assistance to needy individuals who are at least eighteen years of age and not more than sixty-five years of age who are permanently and totally disabled.
SJR 5 55-0 (1957) Author: Willis, Doyle Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas increasing the maximum payments per month for Old Age Assistance from State funds and to increase the total amount of State funds for Old Age Assistance, Aid to the Blind, and Aid to Dependent Children; making an appropriation.
HB 206 54-0 (1955) Author: Hogue, Grady C. | et. al. Relating to making a supplementary appropriations to the State Department of Public Welfare for payment of public assistance grants during the months of July and August 1955.
HB 370 54-0 (1955) Author: Smith, William Landrum "Will" Relating to amending certain Statutes by redefining the term "Dependent Child" so as to include children up to the age of sixteen (16) years; providing a repealing clause and a saving clause.
HB 413 54-0 (1955) Author: Sayers, Scott Philen | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts by changing the amounts to be allocated from the Clearance Fund to the Blind Assistance Fund, the Children's Assistance Fund, and the Old Age Assistance Fund and allowing certain credits from the first revenues collected to be deposited to these funds.
HB 607 54-0 (1955) Author: Turman, James Arthur "Jimmy" | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts by changing the amounts to be allocated from the Clearance Fund to the Old Age Assistance Fund; making an appropriation.
HB 731 54-0 (1955) Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill" Relating to amending the Public Welfare Act of 1941, prescribing qualifications of dependent children in order to receive aid as a dependent child under this act.
HB 958 54-0 (1955) Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to making supplementary appropriations to the State Department of Public Welfare for payment of public assistance grants during the months of July and August, 1955.
HJR 18 54-0 (1955) Author: Murphy, Jr., Charles Alfred | et. al. Proposing an Amendment to Article III of the Constitution of the State of Texas, by adopting a new Section to be known as Section 51-b, giving the Legislature the power to provide, under such limitations and restrictions as may be deemed by the Legislature expedient, for assistance to needy individuals, eighteen (18) years of age or older, who are permanently and totally disabled by reason of a mental or physical handicap, who are residents of the State of Texas, except that the individuals who are receiving aid for the permanently and totally disabled may not, during the same period of time, receive Old Age Assistance, Aid to the Needy Blind, or Aid to Dependent Children; providing that the Legislature shall have the authority to accept from the Government of the United States financial aid for the permanently and totally disabled individuals; providing that the amount paid to any individual may not exceed Twenty ($20) Dollars a month out of State funds; providing anticipatory legislation; providing for the necessary proclamation, publication and election; and providing an appropriation therefor.
HJR 30 54-0 (1955) Author: Smith, William Landrum "Will" | et. al. Proposing an Amendment to Article III of the Constitution of the State of Texas, by adopting a new Section to be known as Section 51-b, giving the legislature the power to provide, under such limitations and restrictions as may be deemed by the Legislature expedient, for assistance to needy individuals who are citizens of the United States, who are more than eighteen (18) years of age and less than sixty-five years of age, who are permanently and totally disabled by reason of a mental or physical handicap and not feasible for vocational rehabilitation, who are residents of the State of Texas.
HJR 37 54-0 (1955) Author: Yezak, Herman | et. al. Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas, amending Article III, section 51a, so as to remove the restriction on the total amount of money which may be expended out of State funds for assistance to the needy aged, needy blind, and needy children.
SB 158 54-0 (1955) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for the allocation of funds from the "Clearance Fund" to the "Blind Assistance Fund", the "Children's Assistance Fund", and the "Old Age Assistance Fund"; providing a limitation and restriction of expenditure of state funds for aid to the blind, for aid to dependent children, and for old age assistance; making an appropriation of the "Blind Assistance Fund", the "Children's Assistance Fund", and the "Old Age Assistance Fund" for the remainder of the fiscal year ending August 31, 1955; providing for administrative expenses for the Aid to the Blind, the Aid to Dependent Children, and the Old Age Assistance Programs for the remainder of the fiscal year ending August 31, 1955; providing a saving clause; repealing all laws in conflict.
SJR 7 54-0 (1955) Author: Willis, Doyle Proposing an Amendment to Article III of the Constitution of the State of Texas, by adopting a new Section to be known as Section 51-b, giving the Legislature the power to provide, under such limitations and restrictions as may be deemed by the Legislature expedient, for assistance to needy individuals, eighteen (18) years of age or older, who are permanently and totally disabled by reason of a mental or physical handicap, who are residents of the State of Texas, except that the individuals who are receiving aid for the permanently and totally disabled may not, during the same period of time, receive Old Age Assistance, Aid to the Needy Blind, or Aid to Dependent Children; providing that the Legislature shall have the authority to accept from the Government of the United States financial aid for the permanently and totally disabled individuals; providing that the amount paid to any individual may not exceed Twenty ($20) Dollars a month out of State funds; providing anticipatory legislation; providing for the necessary proclamation, publication and election; and providing an appropriation therefor.
HB 329 53-0 (1953) Author: Hinson, George T. | et. al. Relating to amending "The Public Welfare Act of 1941," relating to the confidentiality of public assistance records.
HB 797 53-0 (1953) Author: Jackson, James Horace | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts by providing that the Executive Director of the State Department of Public Welfare may endorse the last warrant written for the old age assistance, aid to the blind, or aid to dependent children recipient, but not endorsed by such recipient prior to his death, as payable to the person designated by the State Department of Public Welfare as the one responsible for the care and the obligations incurred by the recipient.
HB 863 53-0 (1953) Author: Stark, Richard S. | et. al. Relating to creating in the Treasury a Youth Development Council Fund, providing for the transfer of the accumulated balances from the Old Age Assistance Fund, Children's Assistance Fund, and the Blind Assistance Fund to the Youth Development Fund and appropriating a portion of the same to the Gainesville State School for Girls, to the Youth Development Council Central Office and the Youth Development Council.
HJR 1 53-0 (1953) Author: Hutchins, Jr., Edgar | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to remove the limitation on the amount of money payable per month from State funds to needy aged persons, and so as to remove the limitation on the amount of money to be expended yearly from State funds for assistance to needy aged persons, needy blind persons, and needy children.
HJR 14 53-0 (1953) Author: Downer, Albert Dee | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment giving the Legislature the power to provide for assistance to needy individuals, eighteen (18) years of age or older, who are permanently and totally disabled by reason of a mental or physical handicap, who are residents of the State of Texas, except that the individuals who are receiving aid for the permanently and totally disabled may not, during the same period of time, receive Old Age Assistance, Aid to the Needy Blind, or Aid to Dependent Children; providing that the Legislature shall have the authority to accept from the Government of the United States financial aid for the permanently and totally disabled individuals; providing that the amount paid to any individual may not exceed Twenty Dollars ($20) a month out of State funds.
HJR 18 53-0 (1953) Author: Zivley, Lamar A. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that the Legislature shall have the power to provide assistance to and provide for the payment of same to actual bona fide citizens of Texas who are needy aged persons over the age of sixty-five (65) years, needy blind persons over the age of twenty-one (21) years, and needy children under the age of sixteen (16) years; providing a maximum payment of Twenty Dollars ($20.00) per month from State funds for Old Age Assistance; providing for the acceptance of financial aid from the Government of the United States for such assistance; providing that the payments of such assistance from State funds shall never exceed the payments from Federal funds.
SJR 7 53-0 (1953) Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al. Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment providing that the Legislature shall have the power to provide assistance to and provide for the payment of same to actual bona fide citizens of Texas who are needy aged persons over the age of sixty-five (65) years, and needy blind persons over the age of twenty-one (21) years, and needy children under the age of sixteen (16) years.
SJR 12 53-0 (1953) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment providing that the Legislature shall have the power to provide assistance to and provide for the payment of same out of State funds to residents of Fraternal Homes if the resident meets other eligibility requirements for Old Age Assistance or Aid to the Blind; providing that the payments of such assistance from State funds shall not exceed Ten Dollars ($10.00) per month per recipient; providing that the payment of such assistance shall not be dependent upon the payment of assistance from the Federal Government on behalf of such recipients.
HB 62 53-1 (1954) Author: Burkett, Omar | et. al. Relating to amending the Public Welfare Act of 1941 by providing for the exclusion of earnings under $50 per month in determining income or resources of applicants for or recipients of old age assistance, aid to the blind, and aid to dependent children, and defining the terms "earnings" and "applicant or recipient".
HB 77 52-0 (1951) Author: Tufares, Deno Arthur Relating to amending the Public Welfare Act of 1941 so as to exempt from consideration Nine Hundred ($900) Dollars income per annum per recipient of Old Age Assistance.
HB 97 52-0 (1951) Author: Sewell, James Carroll "Jim" Relating to amending certain acts providing for examinations by licensed optometrists as well as ophthalmologists or physicians skilled in the treatment of diseases of the eye for the purpose of establishing blindness for applicants and/or recipients of Aid to the Needy Blind.
HB 692 52-0 (1951) Author: Rogers, Johnnie B. Relating to amending the Public Welfare Act of 1941 by providing for the exemption of certain real property; providing a means of determining the value of said property.
HJR 6 52-0 (1951) Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al. Proposing an amendment providing that the Legislature shall have the power to provide assistance and provide for the payment of same to bona fide citizens of the United States and residents of the State of Texas who are needy ages persons over the age of sixty-five (65) years, needy blind persons over the age of sixteen (16) years; providing a maximum payment of Twenty-Five ($25) Dollars per month from State Funds for Old Age Assistance; providing for the acceptance of financial aid from the Government of the United Sates for such assistance.
HJR 7 52-0 (1951) Author: Zivley, Lamar A. | et. al. Proposing an Amendment providing for assistance to citizens of the United States who are residents of the State of Texas and who are needy aged persons over the age of sixty-five (65) years, needy blind persons over the age of sixteen (16) years, and on behalf of needy children under the age of sixteen (16) years; limiting the maximum payment of Old Age Assistance to a needy individual to Twenty-Five ($25) Dollars per month form State Funds; providing for the acceptance of financial aid from the Government of the United States for such assistance.
HJR 13 52-0 (1951) Author: Whiteside, Clyde | et. al. Proposing an Amendment giving the Legislature the power to provide, under such limitations and restrictions as may be deemed by the Legislature expedient, for assistance to needy individuals, eighteen (18) years of age or older, who are permanently and totally disabled by reason of a mental or physical handicap, who are residents of the State of Texas, except that the individuals who are receiving aid for the permanently and totally disabled may not, during the same period of time, receive other assistance; providing an appropriation therefor.
HJR 30 52-0 (1951) Author: Yezak, Herman Proposing an Amendment providing for assistance to citizens of Texas who are residents of the State of Texas and who are needy aged persons over the age of sixty-five (65) years, needy blind persons over the age of sixteen (16) years, and on behalf of needy children under the age of sixteen (16) years; limiting the maximum payment of Old Age Assistance to a needy individual to Twenty-Five ($25) Dollars per month from State Funds; providing for the acceptance of financial aid from the Government of the United States for such assistance.
SB 72 52-0 (1951) Author: Nokes, Jr., George O. Relating to amending certain acts providing for examination by licensed optometrists as well as ophthalmologists or physicians skilled in the treatment of diseases of the eye for the purpose of establishing blindness for applicants and/or recipients of Aid to the Needy Blind.
SJR 5 52-0 (1951) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Proposing an Amendment giving the Legislature the power to provide, under such limitations and restrictions as may be deemed by the Legislature expedient, for assistance to needy individuals, eighteen (18) years of age or older, who are permanently and totally disabled by reason of a mental or physical handicap.
HB 50 51-0 (1949) Author: Yezak, Herman | et. al. Relating to providing an old age assistance to every person meeting the qualifications of this Act not to exceed $50.00 per month; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 423 51-0 (1949) Author: Thomas, M. K. Relating to amending a previous Act, providing financial assistance to physically or mentally handicapped individuals as defined in the law; providing a definition for physically and mentally handicapped individuals; providing for an appropriation for assistance payments and administrative expenses; providing a repealing clause; providing a saving clause; providing an anticipatory clause.
HB 663 51-0 (1949) Author: Tufares, Deno Arthur | et. al. Relating to amending a previous Act, exempting from consideration Nine Hundred ($900) Dollars income per annum per recipient of Old Age Assistance; fixing the effective date; providing a repealing clause and a saving clause.
HB 772 51-0 (1949) Author: Graham, Callan Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for the exemption of the homestead used as a place of residence by Old Age Assistance applicants or recipients, and having an actual value of not more than Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000); providing a repealing clause and a saving clause.
HJR 1 51-0 (1949) Author: Zivley, Lamar A. | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas, providing that the Legislature shall have the power to provide assistance and to provide for the payment of same to needy aged persons over the age of sixty-five (65) years, who are citizens of the United States and are residents of the State of Texas; providing for the proclamation and publication thereof; and prescribing the form of ballot.
HJR 4 51-0 (1949) Author: Henderson, Aaron Robin | et. al. Proposing an Amendment to Article III of the Constitution of the State of Texas which shall provide that the Legislature shall have the power to provide, under such limitations and restrictions and regulations as may be deemed by the Legislature expedient, for assistance to needy physically or mentally handicapped individuals, who are not eligible for Old Age Assistance, Aid to the Needy Blind, or Aid to Dependent Children; providing for the necessary proclamation, publication and election.
HJR 7 51-0 (1949) Author: Willis, Phillip LaFrance | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas amending Article III, Section 51a, providing that the Legislature shall have the power to provide assistance to and provide for the payment of same to bona fide citizens of the United States and residents of the State of Texas who are needy aged persons over the age of sixty-five (65) years, needy blind persons over the age of sixteen (16) years; providing for the necessary election, form of ballot, proclamation, and publication.
HJR 14 51-0 (1949) Author: Woodruff, II, George Jefferson "Jeff" | et. al. Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas amending Article III, Section 51a, providing that the Legislature shall have the power to provide assistance to and provide for the payment of same to bona fide citizens of the State of Texas who are needy aged persons over the age of sixty-five (65) years, needy blind persons over the age of twenty-one (21) years, and needy children under the age of sixteen (16) years; providing for the necessary proclamation, publication, form of ballot and election.
HJR 25 51-0 (1949) Author: Yezak, Herman Proposing an Amendment to Article III of the Constitution of the State of Texas providing that the Legislature shall have the power to provide, under such limitations and restrictions and regulations as may be deemed by the Legislature expedient, for assistance to needy physically or mentally handicapped individuals who are not eligible for Old Age Assistance, Aid to the Needy Blind, or Aid to Dependent Children; and providing for the necessary proclamation, publication, and election.
HJR 28 51-0 (1949) Author: Thomas, M. K. Proposing an Amendment to Article III of the Constitution of the State of Texas providing that the Legislature shall have the power to provide, under such limitations and restrictions and regulations as may be deemed by the Legislature expedient, for assistance to physically or mentally handicapped individuals who are totally and permanently disabled, who are in need, whop are not eligible for Old Age Assistance, Aid to the Needy Blind, or Aid to Dependent Children, and who are residents of the State of Texas; providing for the necessary proclamation, publication and election; and providing for the appropriation necessary to defray the expenses thereof.
SB 209 51-0 (1949) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to amending a previous Act, providing financial assistance to physically or mentally handicapped individuals as defined in the law; providing a repealing clause; providing a saving clause; providing an anticipatory clause.
SB 356 51-0 (1949) Author: Ashley, Sr., Carlos C. Relating to amending previous Acts, relating to the appointment of guardians for persons for whom it is necessary to appoint guardians to collect funds from the State and/or Federal Government; making further and additional provisions for waiving court costs and fees in certain cases; providing a repealing clause and a saving clause.
SB 453 51-0 (1949) Author: Carney, Howard A. Relating to providing for the transfer of the now existing accumulated balance from the "Old Age Assistance Fund", "Children's Assistance Fund", and "Child Welfare Service Fund", to the "General Revenue Fund"; providing a repealing clause and a saving clause.
SJR 2 51-0 (1949) Author: Proffer, Robert L. "Bob" | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas providing that the Legislature shall have the power to provide assistance and to provide for the payment of same to needy aged persons over the age of sixty-five (65) years, who are citizens of the United States and are residents of the State of Texas; providing for the proclamation and publication thereof.
SJR 6 51-0 (1949) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Proposing an Amendment to Article III of the Constitution of the State of Texas which shall provide that the Legislature shall have the power to provide, under such limitations and restrictions and regulations as may be deemed by the Legislature expedient, for assistance to physically or mentally handicapped individuals who are totally and permanently disabled, who are in need, who are not eligible for Old Age Assistance, Aid to the needy Blind, or Aid to Dependent Children, and who are residents of the State of Texas; providing for the necessary proclamation, publication and election; and providing for the appropriation necessary to defray the expenses thereof.
HB 28 50-0 (1947) Author: Davis, Gordon Reece | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts so as to provide old age assistance to qualifying persons not to exceed $45.00 per month; further providing for awarding of grants of needs of a personal nature to all old age citizens residing in County Hospitals; and providing further for payment of $100.00 funeral expenses upon the death of an old age citizen who is a recipient under this Act; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 78 50-0 (1947) Author: Etheredge, Jr., M. B. | et. al. Relating to amending a previous Act, the Public Welfare Act of 1941, providing that the Department of Public Welfare shall not consider income derived from any source by the needy recipients, of Old Age Assistance, or who may be hereafter placed on said rolls, where the total amount for any calendar year does not exceed Two Hundred Fifty ($250.00) Dollars.
HB 112 50-0 (1947) Author: Evans, Roger Q. Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for the allocation of funds from the "Clearance Fund" to the "Blind Assistance Fund", the "Children's Assistance Fund", and the "Old Age Assistance Fund"; providing for Administrative expenses for the Aid to the Blind, the Aid to Dependant Children, and the Old Age Assistance Program for the remainder of the fiscal year ending August 31, 1947; providing a savings clause; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 115 50-0 (1947) Author: Gilmer, Claud Henry | et. al. Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for the allocation of funds from the "Clearance Fund" to the "Blind Assistance Fund", the "Children's Assistance Fund", and the "Old Age Assistance Fund"; providing a savings clause; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 147 50-0 (1947) Author: Hydrick, Jr., Isom P. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to amending certain Act to provide for the allocation of funds from the Clearance Fund to the Old Age Assistance Fund; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 239 50-0 (1947) Author: Swanson, Frederick Glenn Relating to fixing a lien upon the property of persons receiving Old Age Assistance from the State upon the death of such person, with certain exemptions; and providing that gifts and transference of the property of such beneficiary prior to his death shall be invalid; and providing for foreclosure of the lien.
HJR 4 50-0 (1947) Author: Thomas, M. K. | et. al. Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the Legislature shall have the power to provide assistance to and provide for the payment of same to actual bona fide citizens of Texas who are needy aged persons over the age of sixty-five years, needy blind persons over the age of twenty-one years, and needy children under the age of sixteen years.
HJR 16 50-0 (1947) Author: Sallas, Jonathan Benjamin | et. al. Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the Legislature shall have the power to provide assistance and to provide for the payment of same to needy aged persons over the age of sixty-five years, needy blind persons over the age of twenty-one, and needy children under the age of sixteen years, who are citizens of the United States and are residents of the State of Texas.
HJR 18 50-0 (1947) Author: Kirkpatrick, Ernest Ray | et. al. Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the Legislature shall have the power to provide for assistance to needy physically and mentally handicapped individuals, who are not eligible for Old Age Assistance, Aid to the Needy Blind, or Aid to Dependent Children.
HJR 21 50-0 (1947) Author: Davis, Gordon Reece | et. al. Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to increase old age assistance, and remove the limitation or ceiling on same.
HJR 31 50-0 (1947) Author: Yezak, Herman | et. al. Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the Legislature shall have the power to provide assistance to and provide for the payment of same to actual bona fide citizens of Texas who are needy aged persons over the age of sixty-five years, needy blind persons over the age of twenty-one years, and needy children under the age of sixteen years.
HJR 41 50-0 (1947) Author: Jones, Fred J. Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the Legislature shall have the power to provide assistance to and to provide for the payment of same to actual bona fide citizens of Texas who are needy aged persons over the age of sixty-five years, needy blind persons over the age of twenty-one years, and needy children under the age of sixteen years, who are citizens of the United States and are residents of the State of Texas; providing for increasing the over-all limitation of expenditure out of State Funds.
SB 107 50-0 (1947) Author: Taylor, James Edward Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for the allocation of funds from the "Clearance Fund" to the "Blind Assistance Fund", the "Children's Assistance Fund", and the "Old Age Assistance Fund"; providing a saving clause' repealing all laws in conflict.
SJR 1 50-0 (1947) Author: Proffer, Robert L. "Bob" | et. al. Proposing an amendment providing that the Legislature shall have the power to provide, for assistance to physically or mentally handicapped individuals and their dependents who are not eligible for other assistance; making an appropriation.
HB 19 49-0 (1945) Author: Sharpe, Ben H. | et. al. Relating to appropriating an additional Eight Hundred Thousand Dollars ($800,000) monthly for old age assistance, repealing all conflicting laws.
HB 76 49-0 (1945) Author: Westbrook, Mainor N. Relating to amending certain Acts; providing for the allocation of funds from the Clearance Fund to the Old Age Assistance Fund; appropriating Old Age Assistance Fund for the remainder of the fiscal year ending August 31, 1945.
HB 87 49-0 (1945) Author: Floyd, Charles Richard | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts providing for the appropriation and allocation of funds from the clearance Fund to (1) the Blind Assistance Fund, (2) the Children Assistance Fund, and (3) the Old Age Assistance Fund; appropriating said funds for the remainder of the fiscal year ending August 31, 1945, and beginning with the first day of the month after the effective date of this Act.
HB 89 49-0 (1945) Author: Favors, Ennis | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for the allocation of funds from the Clearance Fund to the Old Age Assistance Fund.
HB 95 49-0 (1945) Author: Westbrook, Mainor N. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for the allocation of funds from the Clearance Fund to tie Old Age Assistance Fund; appropriating Old Age Assistance Fund for the remainder of the fiscal year ending August 31, 1945.
HB 104 49-0 (1945) Author: Hydrick, Jr., Isom P. "Bill" Relating to repealing certain articles in order to create and establish a single combined welfare assistance fund;providing for the appropriation of funds to enable the State of Texas to pay certain grants.
HB 155 49-0 (1945) Author: Pruett, Jasper B. "Jack" | et. al. Relating to appropriating and transferring, for the current fiscal year, to the Special Fund in the Treasury, known as the "Blind Assistance Fund" for the purpose of administering assistance to the blind as authorized by law, the sum of Sixty Thousand Dollars ($60,000) from the Clearance Fund established House Bill No. 8, Regular Session, Acts of the 47th Legislature, in addition to the Seven Hundred Thousand Dollars ($700,000.00) authorized to be transferred from such Clearance Fund and appropriated by House Bill 499, Regular Session, Acts of the 48th Legislature, said amount to be provided on a basis of equal monthly installments.
HB 337 49-0 (1945) Author: Bridgers, William W. "Billy" | et. al. Relating to amending the Public Welfare Acts of 1941 by defining "Dependent Child" providing a method of determining the amount of assistance to be paid to a dependent child; providing a saving clause; and providing for an anticipatory clause.
HB 465 49-0 (1945) Author: Pruett, Jasper B. "Jack" Relating to appropriating, allocating and transferring for each fiscal year in the biennium ending August 31, 1947, to the Special Fund in the Treasury, known as the "Blind Assistance Fund" for the purpose of providing and administering assistance to the blind as authorized by law, the sum of Nine Hundred Thousand Dollars ($900,000) from the Clearance Fund, said amount to be provided on a basis of equal monthly installments; repealing all laws in conflict; providing a saving clause.
HB 636 49-0 (1945) Author: Files, Rae Mandette Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for cooperation with local units of Government; defining duties and responsibilities of the Department of Public Welfare with respect to child welfare; providing for the inspecting and licensing of day nurseries, child placing agencies, children's boarding homes, etc.
HB 656 49-0 (1945) Author: Allison, Mack Relating to amending certain Acts by directing the State Department of Public Welfare to prepare a list of certain obsolete records belonging to the State Department of Public Welfare for the years beginning 1932 through August 31, 1944, to be submitted to the Texas Library and Historical Commission for examination.
HB 781 49-0 (1945) Author: Hydrick, Jr., Isom P. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts to increase grants of aid to recipients of old age assistance, etc.
HB 839 49-0 (1945) Author: Favors, Ennis Relating to amending certain Acts by extending the authority of the representatives of the Department of Public Welfare in administering oaths and taking acknowledgments.
HJR 2 49-0 (1945) Author: Moore, O. H. | et. al. Proposing an amendment to provide that the Legislature shall have the power to provide, under such limitations and restrictions and regulations as may be deemed expedient by the Legislature, for assistance to needy children, and the payment of same not to exceed Nine ($9.00) Dollars per month for one child.
HJR 5 49-0 (1945) Author: Westbrook, Mainor N. | et. al. Proposing an amendment to provide that the Legislature shall have the power to provide, under such limitations and restrictions as may be deemed by the Legislature expedient, for assistance to needy aged individuals,
HJR 8 49-0 (1945) Author: Pruett, Jasper B. "Jack" Proposing an amendment providing that the Legislature shall have the power to provide, under such limitations and restrictions as may be deemed by the Legislature expedient for assistance to the needy blind over the age of twenty-one (21) years, and for the payment of same not to exceed Twenty Dollars ($20.00) per month each, and providing for payment of such assistance or aid only to actual bona fide citizens of Texas and providing that the requirements for the length of time of actual residence in Texas shall never be less than five (5) years during the nine (9) years immediately preceding the application for such assistance and continuously for one year immediately preceding such application.
HJR 13 49-0 (1945) Author: Sharpe, Ben H. | et. al. Proposing an Amendment to provide that the Legislature shall have the power to provide, under such limitations and restrictions and regulations as may be deemed by the Legislature to be expedient, for old age assistance and for the payment of same not to exceed Twenty Dollars ($20) per month each to actual bona fide citizens of Texas over the age of sixty-five (65) years, who are not habitual criminals, not habitual drunkards and not inmates of any state supported institution.
HJR 19 49-0 (1945) Author: Floyd, Charles Richard Proposing an amendment to Section 51b of Article 3 of the Constitution of the State of Texas, so as to substitute the word "security" for the word "assistance" therein, and providing for the payment of Old Age Security by the State of not exceeding Twenty-five ($25) Dollars per month per person.
HJR 21 49-0 (1945) Author: Pruett, Jasper B. "Jack" Proposing an Amendmentproviding that the Legislature shall have the power to provide, under such limitations and restrictions and regulations as may be deemed by the Legislature expedient, for assistance to physically handicapped individuals, who are under 65 years of age, and who are not eligible for Old Age Assistance or Aid to the Needy Blind, and who are not feasible for vocational rehabilitation, and who are not inmates of a State supported institution, and for the payment of such assistance in an amount not to exceed Twenty Dollars ($20) per monthly out of State funds.
HJR 24 49-0 (1945) Author: Dunn, Sr., Winford Lee Proposing an Amendment which shall provide that the Legislature shall have the power to provide, under such limitations and restrictions as may be deemed by the Legislature expedient, for assistance to certain needy people of Texas who are not eligible for assistance under one of the other assistance programs provided for in the present constitutional provisions.
SB 138 49-0 (1945) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for the recovery of funds from recipients or from the estate of deceased recipients for funds granted recipients in the form of old age assistance, aid to the needy blind, or aid to dependent children, if assistance was obtained by reason of the concealment of resources, or their failure to advise the Department of the receipt of resources; providing for the method of enforcement; providing a penalty; providing a saving clause.
HB 9 48-0 (1943) Author: Favors, Ennis | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for the allocation of funds from the Clearance Fund to the Old Age Assistance Fund.
HB 135 48-0 (1943) Author: Wattner, Victor E. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts by providing that the County Judge may endorse the last warrant written for the old age assistance, aid to the blind, or aid to dependent children recipient, but not endorsed by such recipient prior to his death, as payable to the person designated by the State Department of Public Welfare as the one responsible for the care and the obligations incurred by the recipient.
HB 139 48-0 (1943) Author: Evans, Roger Q. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts relative to eligibility for old age assistance.
HB 159 48-0 (1943) Author: Sharpe, Ben H. | et. al. Relating to appropriating all unexpended and unappropriated balances on hand in the Old Age Assistance Fund to the State Department of Public Welfare for the purposes for which such Old Age Assistance Fund is authorized by law to be expended.
HB 179 48-0 (1943) Author: Pruett, Jasper B. "Jack" | et. al. Relating to appropriating and transferring, for the current fiscal year, to the Special Fund in the Treasury, known as the "Blind Assistance Fund," for the purpose of administering assistance to the blind as authorized by law, the sum of Seventy Thousand Dollars ($70,000) from the Clearance Fund, in addition to the Four Hundred Thousand Dollars ($400,000) authorized to be transferred from such Clearance Fund.
HB 341 48-0 (1943) Author: Moore, O. H. | et. al. Relating to amending Statutes so as to further define eligibility requirements for Old Age Assistance.
HB 499 48-0 (1943) Author: Pruett, Jasper B. "Jack" Relating to appropriating, allocating and transferring for each fiscal year in the biennium ending August 31, 1945, to the Special Fund in the Treasury, known as the "Blind Assistance Fund" for the purpose of providing and administering assistance to the blind as authorized by law, the sum of Seven Hundred Thousand Dollars ($700,000) from the Clearance Fund, said amount to be provided on a basis of equal monthly installments.
HB 551 48-0 (1943) Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap" | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts providing for the allocation of funds from the General Revenue Fund to the Blind Assistance Fund and the Old Age Assistance Fund; providing for the appropriation of such funds.
HB 732 48-0 (1943) Author: Hull, Henry A. "Salty" | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts by providing that the Department of Public Welfare shall not consider income derived in payment of labor actually performed or service rendered by the recipients of old age assistance where the total amount for any calendar year does not exceed $250.00.
HJR 2 48-0 (1943) Author: Sharpe, Ben H. | et. al. Proposing an Amendment to Article III of the Constitution of Texas to provide that the Legislature shall have the power to provide, under such limitations and restrictions and regulations as may be deemed by the Legislature to be expedient, for old-age assistance and for the payment of same not to exceed Twenty Dollars ($20) per month each to actual bona fide citizens of Texas over the age of sixty-five (65) years, who are not habitual criminals, not habitual drunkards, nor inmates in any state supported institutions.
HJR 5 48-0 (1943) Author: Moore, O. H. | et. al. Proposing to amend Section 51-d of Article III of the Constitution of the State of Texas by changing said section so as to provide that the Legislature shall have the power to provide, under such limitations and restrictions and regulations as may be deemed expedient by the Legislature, for assistance to dependent children, and the payment of same not to exceed Nine Dollars ($9) per month for one child.
HJR 10 48-0 (1943) Author: Pruett, Jasper B. "Jack" Proposing an amendment adopting a new Section to be known as Section 51-c which shall provide that the Legislature shall have the power to provide, under such limitations and restrictions as may be deemed by the Legislature expedient for assistance tot he needy blind over the age of twenty-one (21) years, and for the payment of same not to exceed Twenty Dollars ($20.00) per month each, and providing for payment of such assistance or aid only to actual bona fide citizens of Texas.
HJR 28 48-0 (1943) Author: Garland, Wirt R. Proposing an amendment which shall provide that the Legislature shall have the power to provide, under such limitations and restrictions as may be deemed by the Legislature expedient, for assistance to all needy people of Texas, who are not eligible for assistance under one of the other assistance programs provided for in the present constitutional provisions.
HJR 29 48-0 (1943) Author: Dunn, Sr., Winford Lee Proposing an Amendment to provide that the Legislature shall have the power by general laws to provide, under such limitations and restrictions and regulations as may be deemed by the Legislature expedient, for old-age assistance, and for the payment of same not to exceed Twenty Dollars ($20) per month, each to actual bona fide citizens of Texas who are over the age of sixty-five (65) years, with certain exceptions and conditions.
SB 169 48-0 (1943) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing that the Department of Public Welfare shall not consider income derived in payment of labor actually performed or service rendered by the needy recipients of old age assistance or who may hereafter be placed on said rolls, where the total amount for any calendar year does not exceed Two Hundred Fifty ($250.00) Dollars.
SJR 3 48-0 (1943) Author: Lovelady, Karl L. | et. al. Proposing an Amendment to Section 51d of Article III of the Constitution of Texas providing that the Legislature shall have power to provide under such limitations, restrictions, and regulations as may be deemed by the Legislature expedient,for financial assistance and other welfare services to and on behalf of needy children and for the payment of such assistance and services; providing that the Legislature shall have the authority to accept from the Government of the United States of America financial aid for assistance to needy children; making an appropriation.
HB 102 47-0 (1941) Author: Favors, Ennis Relating to authorizing any Commissioners' Court of any County of the State of Texas and the City Council of any incorporated city or town to cooperate with any Federal or State agency engaged in the administration of relief to needy and indigent people.
HB 327 47-0 (1941) Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap" | et. al. Relating to making an appropriation out of the General Revenue Fund of a certain amount to the State Department of Public Welfare Fund and to the accumulation fund of the Teachers' Retirement System of Texas.
HB 611 47-0 (1941) Author: Stubbs, John Peter | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act creating a State Department of Public Welfare and prescribing its rights, powers, functions and duties; providing for a State Board of Public Welfare; transferring all the rights, powers, and duties of the Texas Relief Commission, the Texas Old Age Assistance Commission, and the Division of Child Welfare of the State Board of Control to the State Department of Public Welfare; providing for penalties; making appropriations.
HB 825 47-0 (1941) Author: Skiles, Sr., Joe | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act by providing that the ability of a child or children to support an applicant or recipient of old age assistance shall not be considered as a fact or circumstance in determining eligibility for such assistance.
HB 940 47-0 (1941) Author: Manning, Rushing Relating to amending a certain Act to provide methods of determining the age of an applicant for or recipient of old age assistance.
HB 941 47-0 (1941) Author: Favors, Ennis | et. al. Relating to providing for the deposit of moneys to the credit of a fund to be known as the "Social Security Account"; creating the Social Security Account in the office of the State Treasury.
HB 987 47-0 (1941) Author: Kersey, W. Clinton | et. al. Relating to authorizing the State Treasurer to set aside certain monies from revenues to the credit of the State Department of Public Welfare Fund before said collected revenues are deposited to the General Revenue Fund.
HB 1059 47-0 (1941) Author: Alsup, Lon E. Relating to amending a certain Act by providing the effective date for making grants of aid and assistance to the needy blind and for destitute dependent children.
HJR 13 47-0 (1941) Author: Moore, Choice W. | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the maximum amount of Old Age Assistance to Twenty Dollars ($20.00) per month.
HJR 18 47-0 (1941) Author: Taylor, James Edward Proposing a constitutional amendment giving the Legislature power by General Law to provide for the payment of old age assistance, teacher retirement, aid for destitute children; aid for the blind; prescribing methods of collecting the revenue; levying Social Security tax of two per cent (2%) on the sale price of tangible personal property and certain services.
HJR 19 47-0 (1941) Author: Taylor, James Edward Proposing a constitutional amendment giving the Legislature power by General Law to provide for the payment of old age assistance, teacher retirement, aid for destitute children; aid for the blind; prescribing methods of collecting the revenue; levying Social Security Taxes on franchises and net incomes of individuals and persons.
HJR 40 47-0 (1941) Author: Alsup, Lon E. | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the Legislature to provide for the relief of all persons or families in dependent and needy circumstances.
SB 153 47-0 (1941) Author: Lovelady, Karl L. Relating to providing that all residents of Texas over the age of sixty-five (65) years, who have lived within the State for fifteen (15) of the past twenty-five (25) years, and have been a resident for five (5) years immediately preceding, shall be eligible for old age assistance.
SB 218 47-0 (1941) Author: Chadick, T. C. Relating to defining persons eligible to receive old age assistance; the amount to be paid to each person eligible for assistance.
SJR 9 47-0 (1941) Author: Graves, William Carey "Will (Bill)" Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the Legislature to provide for the relief of all persons or families in dependent and needy circumstances.
SJR 11 47-0 (1941) Author: Fain, Jr., Clement Franklin "Clem" Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that the Legislature shall have the power to provide, under such limitations and restrictions as may be deemed expedient, for old age assistance and providing a burial fund for indigent deceased recipients of old age assistance.
HB 15 46-0 (1939) Author: Alsup, Lon E. | et. al. Relating to the creation of the State Department of Public Welfare.
HB 44 46-0 (1939) Author: Petsch, Alfred P.C. Relating to providing a payment of Old Age Assistance, providing for the classification and enrollment of applicants, providing for the levy and collection of a general sales tax to raise revenues to pay Old Age Assistance.
HB 86 46-0 (1939) Author: Bradbury, J. Bryan Relating to amending a certain Act by more fully defining persons entitled to Old Age Assistance.
HB 88 46-0 (1939) Author: Stinson, Jeff D. | et. al. Relating to more fully define persons entitled to Old Age Assistance.
HB 91 46-0 (1939) Author: Harp, Robert A. Relating to amending a certain Act more fully defining persons entitled to Old Age Assistance.
HB 93 46-0 (1939) Author: Hardin, Ross Relating to providing on the last day of each month, there shall hereafter be paid to each bona fide citizen of the State over the age of sixty-five years the sum of Fifteen ($15.00) dollars per moth as old age assistance.
HB 119 46-0 (1939) Author: Harrell, Eugene F. Relating to amending a certain Act providing that each county judge in each county shall be the local administrative officer to carry out the provisions of the Old Age Assistance Law.
HB 122 46-0 (1939) Author: Brown, R. Lee | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act defining the qualifications for assistance from the Texas Old Age Assistance Commission.
HB 179 46-0 (1939) Author: Brown, Henry Turner | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Old Age Assistance Commission to pay interest on warrants issued against the Texas Old Age Assistance Fund.
HB 277 46-0 (1939) Author: Petsch, Alfred P.C. Relating to providing for payment of old age assistance benefits.
HB 340 46-0 (1939) Author: Morris, George C. | et. al. Relating to levying various taxes and providing certain revenue for the payment of Old Age Assistance, aid to Destitute Children, aid to the Needy Blind and the obligations of the State under the Teachers Retirement Act.
HB 417 46-0 (1939) Author: Derden, Albert L. | et. al. Relating to repealing a certain Act providing for the payment of old age assistance in Texas and prescribing the qualifications for assitance; levying a tax on upon Crude Oil, gas and sulphur; providing a penalty.
HB 561 46-0 (1939) Author: White, Jr., Joseph Relating to amending a certain Act defining eligibility needy and necessitous persons under said Act, and the officers to carry out the provisions of the Old Age Assistance Law.
HB 714 46-0 (1939) Author: Coleman, Wiley N. Relating to amending a certain Article relating to those entitled to Old Age Assistance.
HB 886 46-0 (1939) Author: Wood, Robert H. Relating to providing that County Commissioners Court and the municipal government of any incorporated city, town, or village, may appoint, employ, and pay case workers and investigators to make investigations of needy persons to whom may be supplied necessities, furnished by the Texas Relief Commission; providing this Act shall remain in force and effect for a period of two (2) years.
HB 1138 46-0 (1939) Author: Alsup, Lon E. Relating to suspending the operation of the provisions of Senate Bill No. 9, Acts of the 46th Legislature, Regular Session, 1939.
HB 1143 46-0 (1939) Author: Hartzog, Howard G. Relating to providing for the payment out of State Funds of Old Age Assistance Pensions to certain citizens of the State of Texas who have attained the age of sixty-five (65) years to the extent of a maximum sum of Fifteen ($15.00) dollars monthly; to create a State Old Age Assistance Tax Fund by levying a tax on all citizens of the State of Texas between the ages of Twenty-one (21) and Sixty (60) years; to impose a penalty for delinquent payments of such tax.
HJR 10 46-0 (1939) Author: Dean, Travis B. | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for a system of Old Age Pension and/or Assistance not to exceed Fifteen ($15.00) Dollars per person per month; levying a two percent occupation tax.
HJR 11 46-0 (1939) Author: Petsch, Alfred P.C. | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment levying an Old Age Insurance tax for the payment of Old Age Assistance.
HJR 12 46-0 (1939) Author: Brown, R. Lee Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that the Legislature shall have power to provide for assistance for the permanently disabled and crippled, over the age of twenty-one (21) years, in any sum not to exceed Fifteen Dollars ($15) per month per person; excluding certain persons.
HJR 16 46-0 (1939) Author: Petsch, Alfred P.C. Proposing a constitutional amendment giving the Legislature power by General Law to provide for the payment of Old Age Assistance subject to certain limitations.
HJR 27 46-0 (1939) Author: Hardin, Ross Proposing a constitutional amendment levying a three per cent (3%) Sales Tax for the creation of a fund to pay old age pensions and benefits and to be used and disbursed for such other things and purposes.
HJR 30 46-0 (1939) Author: McDaniel, Lloyd C. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the payment of Old Age Assistance, levying a transaction tax.
HJR 31 46-0 (1939) Author: Hardin, Ross Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for the payment of Old Age Assistance subject to certain limitations, and fixing the qualifications of recipients of old age assistance and fixing the maximum amount of assistance; levying and providing for the collection of a transaction tax of one and six-tenths (1.6%) per cent on the amount of actual value passing by each transaction and providing for the payment of such tax.
HJR 43 46-0 (1939) Author: Dean, Travis B. Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the Legislature of the State of Texas shall have no power to provide for old-age assistance or to accept from the Government of the United States financial aid for old-age assistance.
SB 9 46-0 (1939) Author: Hardin, Doss Relating to classifying recipients of old age assistance.
SJR 5 46-0 (1939) Author: Sulak, Louis J. Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for payment of Old Age Assistance and to provide revenue for that purpose.
SJR 11 46-0 (1939) Author: Hardin, Doss Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the payment of Old Age Assistance and fixing the qualifications of recipients of said Assistance; fixing the maximum amount of assistance which may be granted to the State; levying and providing for collection of a transaction tax of one and six-tenths (1.6%) per cent.
HB 7 45-0 (1937) Relating to creating a State Division of Public Welfare within the Board of Control for the State of Texas.
HB 410 45-0 (1937) Relating to providing that County Commissioners Courts and the municipal government of any incorporated city, town, or village, may appoint, employ, and pay case workers and investigators to make investigation of needy persons to whom may be supplied necessities furnished by the Texas Relief Commission, any proper Federal Agency or by counties or cities or by any one of said agencies, commission, cities, or counties.
HB 1020 45-0 (1937) Relating to making an appropriation of One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000) out of the Texas Old Age Assistance Fund, to be used by the Texas Old Age Assistance Commission for payment of salaries of investigators for the remainder of the present fiscal year, ending August 31, 1937.
SB 415 45-0 (1937) Relating to lifting the monthly limit of $700,000 for old age pensions until Sept. 1, 1937, because of heavier demand and increased income.
HB 26 44-2 (1935) Relating to creating a system of Old Age Assistance in Texas.
HB 8 44-3 (1936) Relating to designating the State Board of Control as the Old Age Assistance Commission and providing Omnibus Tax Measures.
HB 37 44-3 (1936) Relating to authorizing the Old Age Assistance Commission to pay interest on warrants issued against the Texas Old Age Assistance Fund.
HB 897 43-0 (1933) Author: Kayton, Harold | et. al. Relating to creating the Texas Rehabilitation and Relief Commission for the purpose of administering Federal and/or State funds for employment, rehabilitation and/or relief of the unemployed.
SB 382 42-0 (1931) Author: Woodul, Sr., Walter Frank Relating to amending certain Article providing for Mother's Pension Aid.
HB 538 39-0 (1925) Author: Fields, William A. | et. al. Relating to amending certain statute so as to change the conditions of admission to the Confederate Woman's Home. House: State Affairs
HB 540 39-0 (1925) Author: Fields, William A. | et. al. Relating to changing the requirements for an application for admission to the Confederate Home. House: State Affairs
HB 629 39-0 (1925) Author: Finlay, Sr., James | et. al. Relating to providing that confederate veterans receiving pensions from the US government shall not be deprived of pensions under the general laws of the State; providing pensions of inmates of the Confederate Home. House: State Affairs
HB 86 38-0 (1923) Author: Wilmans, Edith Eunice Relating to providing for the assistance by the county of any mother unable to properly provide for her children, where the father of such children is either dead, in a State Institution, or where she I compelled by divorce to have the entire care and custody of such children without assistance from the father.
HB 520 37-0 (1921) Author: Morris, Grover Cleveland Relating to providing a home for old ex-slaves of Texas.
SB 165 37-0 (1921) Author: Rogers, Jr., Woodville Jefferson Relating to providing funds for the relief and assistance of the education of mothers, widows, orphans and children of veterans of the World War; to provide for a commissioner of War Relief, etc.
HB 367 35-0 (1917) Author: Valentine, I. T. | et. al. Relating to authorizing commissioner courts to make appropriations of money to certain charitable associations for the support of indigents; requiring such associations to make annual reports to said courts.
SB 13 35-0 (1917) Author: McNealus, James Clayton Relating to providing for the payment by any county of the State of Texas of a monthly allowance to indigent, widowed mothers for the partial support of their children in their own homes.
HB 364 34-0 (1915) Author: Haney, Edgar Pierce | et. al. Relating to creating a State Board and Department of Charities and Corrections.
HB 414 34-0 (1915) Author: Haney, Edgar Pierce | et. al. Relating to providing for the payment of pensions to mothers of dependent or neglected children who are widows or whose husband is an inmate of a penal or mental institution or who because of physical disability is unable to support his family.
SB 223 34-0 (1915) Author: King, Steve M. | et. al. Relating to providing for the payment of pensions to mothers of dependent or neglected children who are widows or whose husband is an inmate in a penal institution or an insane asylum.

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