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Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 3135 85-0 (2017) Author: Cain, Briscoe Relating to the authority of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct to discipline judges. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
SB 1307 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the authority of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct to discipline judges. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1763 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Schofield, Mike
Relating to the procedures of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3123 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to governmental entities subject to the sunset review process. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HR 3425 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3123. Reason for vote recorded in Journal
SB 306 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to the information included in the annual report of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 418 84-0 (2015) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to requests by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct for certain records held by court reporters. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1885 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the functions and operation of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HJR 100 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the sanctions that may be assessed against a judge or justice following a formal proceeding instituted by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 209 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Relating to the functions and operation of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
See remarks for effective date
SJR 42 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to expanding the types of sanctions that may be assessed against a judge or justice following a formal proceeding instituted by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 1204 81-0 (2009) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to the use of a judge's staff and office equipment to prepare a response to certain complaints or allegations or to provide certain information. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3763 81-0 (2009) Author: Gattis, Dan Relating to the jurisdiction and administration of, and procedures relating to, certain courts in this state, including procedures for appeals. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 1436 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to the appeal of a censure issued by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 1439 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Leibowitz, David
Relating to the travel, board, and lodging expenses of a person appointed to assist the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 2325 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry
Relating to the confidentiality of certain information pertaining to the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2725 80-0 (2007) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the recovery of certain attorney's fees and costs incurred in certain proceedings to review decisions made by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
SB 1301 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the recovery of certain attorney's fees and costs incurred in certain proceedings to review decisions made by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 2365 79-0 (2005) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HJR 87 79-0 (2005) Author: Farabee, David
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the membership of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 36 79-0 (2005) Author: Lindsay, Jon Proposing a constitutional amendment to include a constitutional county court judge on the membership of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1768 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Dan Relating to the recovery by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct of certain costs, fees, and expenses on a finding of misconduct of a judge. House: Judicial Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2843 78-0 (2003) Author: Corte, Frank Relating to legal and judicial ethics. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HJR 20 78-0 (2003) Author: Howard, Charlie Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring certain complaints and reports received by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct to be sworn. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 64 78-0 (2003) Author: Farabee, David Proposing a constitutional amendment to include a constitutional county judge on the membership of State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judicial Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 97 78-0 (2003) Author: Heflin, Talmadge Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the membership of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 1196 78-0 (2003) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the authority of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct to conduct a financial audit of certain judges. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SJR 54 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Proposing a constitutional amendment to include a constitutional county court judge on the membership of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HR 126 78-3 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete Honoring the attorneys who have served as special counsel to the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Rules & Resolutions Referred to Rules & Resolutions
HB 3447 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the functions of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HJR 91 77-0 (2001) Author: Driver, Joe Proposing a constitutional amendment to eliminate obsolete, duplicative, or unnecessary provisions and to correct outdated provisions of the Texas Constitution. House: Constitutional Revision, Select No action taken in committee
SB 303 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete | et. al.
Relating to the functions of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 721 77-0 (2001) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the functions of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1022 77-0 (2001) Author: West, Royce Relating to the functions of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. Senate: Jurisprudence Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 3587 76-0 (1999) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al. Relating to the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 241 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to limiting the liability of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1346 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe
Relating to the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 2421 75-0 (1997) Author: Counts, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to limiting the liability of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1184 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to limiting the liability of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. Senate: Jurisprudence Committee report printed and distributed
HB 852 74-0 (1995) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to investigations of judges by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1357 73-0 (1993) Author: Siebert, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to a complainant's right to appear before the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1918 73-0 (1993) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to disclosure of certain information by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 2593 73-0 (1993) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to ex parte communications by members of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1283 73-0 (1993) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to disclosure of certain information by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Judicial Affairs
HJR 101 72-0 (1991) Author: Eckels, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment to add a constitutional county judge to the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 655 72-0 (1991) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to the State Commission on Judicial Conduct imposing sanctions on certain visiting judges. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1350 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the application of the open records law to the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1492 72-0 (1991) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the reform of the insurance code and the regulation of insurance; to the creation, powers, and duties of the Insurance Rate Commission of Texas, the Consumer Insurance Control Bureau of Texas, and the Databank of Insurance Research of Texas; creating funds; creating offenses and providing penalties; providing for taxes and fees; and making appropriations. Senate: Economic Development Referred to s/c on Insurance by President
HB 583 71-0 (1989) Author: Garcia, Orlando Relating to the dismissal of certain criminal actions, the granting of certain motions or exceptions in criminal actions, and the review of those activities by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1534 71-0 (1989) Author: Denton, Betty Relating to the State Commission on Judicial Conduct imposing sanctions on certain retired judges. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 1610 71-0 (1989) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the application of the open records law to the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. Senate: State Affairs Failed to receive affirmative vote
HB 140 70-0 (1987) Author: Hury, James Relating to the review by the district court of certain actions of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 141 70-0 (1987) Author: Hury, James
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to the review by the district court of certain actions of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 544 70-0 (1987) Author: Garcia, Orlando
Sponsor: Tejeda, Frank
Relating to the dismissal of certain criminal actions, the granting of certain motions or exceptions in criminal actions, and the review of those activities by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left as pending business in comm.
HB 1523 70-0 (1987) Author: Hury, James
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to certain procedures related to investigations of judges by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 2192 70-0 (1987) Author: Price, Albert Relating to investigations of and proceedings before the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 2338 70-0 (1987) Author: Perry, Rick Relating to the funding of the Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 100 70-0 (1987) Author: Eckels, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for the inclusion of constitutional county judges on the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 110 70-0 (1987) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the application of the sunset law to the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 497 70-0 (1987) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Hury, James
Relating to sanctions for violations of the code of Judicial Conduct by candidates for certain judicial offices. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SJR 45 70-0 (1987) Author: Anderson, Richard
Sponsor: Eckels, Robert
Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for the inclusion of constitutional county judges on the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 142 70-2 (1987) Author: Hury, James
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to the review by a court of review of certain action of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days-10/20/87
HB 1483 69-0 (1985) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to certain procedures related to investigations of judges by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judicial Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2147 69-0 (1985) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to investigations of and proceedings before the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 701 69-0 (1985) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Hackney, Clint
Relating to certain powers, duties, and procedures of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct and the discipline of judges. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Transferred to Calendars Committee
HB 44 68-0 (1983) Author: Bush, Bob
Sponsor: Doggett, Lloyd
Relating to certain powers, duties, and procedures of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct and the discipline of judges. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HJR 4 68-0 (1983) Author: Bush, Bob
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the State Commission on Judicial Conduct and the authority and procedure to discipline active judges, certain retired and former judges, and certain masters and magistrates of the courts. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Filed without the Governor's signature
HB 617 67-0 (1981) Author: Hernandez, Joe Relating to proceedings before the State Commission on Judicial Conduct. House: Judiciary Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HJR 82 67-0 (1981) Author: Edwards, Al Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the membership of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct and the authority to reprimand, censure, or prohibit future judicial office or assignment of retired and former judges. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to subcommittee
SB 253 67-0 (1981) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Hernandez, Joe
Relating to certain rights of judges investigated by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct; defining willful or persistent conduct inconsistent with proper performance of duty; and requiring annual reports by the commission. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Record vote
HJR 34 66-0 (1979) Author: Grant, Ben Z.
Sponsor: Jones, Gene
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the membership of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct and the authority to reprimand, censure, or prohibit future judicial office or assignment of retired and former judges. House: Constitutional Amendments
Senate: Jurisprudence
Removed from local and uncontested calendar
SJR 33 66-0 (1979) Author: Jones, Gene Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the membership of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct and the authority to reprimand, censure, or prohibit future judicial office or assignment of retired and former judges. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from committee favorably with substitute
HB 1805 65-0 (1977) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt Changing the name of the State Judicial Qualifications Commission to the State Commission of Judicial Conduct, and relating to witness fees to be paid by the commission, the authority of a master to enforce a subpoena or grant immunity to a witness, and compensation payable to a master. House: Judiciary Referred to Committee on Judiciary
HJR 94 65-0 (1977) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt Proposing to amend the Texas constitution relating to the name, powers, and proceedings of the Judicial Qualifications Commission and others. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
SB 365 65-0 (1977) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Chavez, Melchor
Changing the name of the State Judicial Qualifications Commission to the State Commission on Judicial Conduct, and relating to witness fees and mileage to be paid by the commission, the authority of a master to enforce a subpoena or grant immunity to a witness, and compensation payable to a master. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
90 Day Bill
SJR 30 65-0 (1977) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Chavez, Melchor
Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution changing the name of the State Judicial Qualifications Commission to the State Commission on Judicial Conduct, and relating to the commission and the powers and proceedings of the commission, a master, and the supreme court, or court of civil appeals justices serving in place of the supreme court, for the suspension, censure, removal, or involuntary retirement of a justice, judge, or justice of the peace under certain circustances. House: Constitutional Amendments
Senate: Jurisprudence
Filed with the Secretary of State

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