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HB 8 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to cybersecurity for state agency information resources. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 74 85-0 (2017) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the Texas Balance of Powers Act. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
HB 123 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to performance incentive funding for certain medical schools based on public health impact. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 138 85-0 (2017) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to the creation of the Fiscal Risk Management Commission. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 870 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the study of public education performance. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 958 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Justin | et. al. Relating to an interim study regarding the method by which certain trial and appellate judges are selected. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1320 85-0 (2017) Author: Landgraf, Brooks Relating to certain adjustments to the taxable value of property of certain school districts and the reduction of Foundation School Program funds received by certain school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1376 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to a study on the state certification of music therapists. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1387 85-0 (2017) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to the membership, powers, and duties of the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1397 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Joint Committee to Review the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1549 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to the provision of services by the Department of Family and Protective Services, including child protective services and prevention and early intervention services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1551 85-0 (2017) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to the creation of a commission to review certain penal laws of this state and certain recommendations regarding those laws, to criminal offenses previously compiled in statutes outside the Penal Code, to repealing certain of those offenses, and to conforming punishments for certain of those offenses to the penalty structure provided in the Penal Code; increasing the punishment for sabotage and sedition; imposing a civil penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1850 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to creation of a task force to study the effects of population growth on counties in this state. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1953 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the canvass of election returns for the offices of governor and lieutenant governor. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1994 85-0 (2017) Author: Burrows, Dustin Relating to the creation of a joint interim committee to study health care costs and the transparency of health care costs and health benefits. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2140 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the creation of an advisory panel to study and compile a report on best management practices and funding mechanisms for the prevention, mitigation, and abatement of windblown and waterborne litter and illegal dumping in communities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2338 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Relating to the Texas Sovereignty Act. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2742 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the right of members of the legislature, the lieutenant governor, committees of the legislature, and legislative agencies to access certain governmental information for legislative purposes; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 3274 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the designation of a chief innovation and technology officer for the Department of Information Resources. House: Government Transparency & Operation Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 4009 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to the creation of the Texas Slavery and Segregation Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 72 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for the governor's and lieutenant governor's terms of office to begin at 10 a.m. on the day preceding the day the regular legislative session convenes. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 83 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that members of the legislature and the lieutenant governor will not receive a state salary or per diem during certain periods unless the legislature has passed the state's budget and that budget is certified by the comptroller. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 456 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the right of members of the legislature, the lieutenant governor, committees of the legislature, and legislative agencies to access certain governmental information for legislative purposes; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 936 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a joint interim committee to undertake a study of the public retirement systems of this state. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1195 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to studies and reports on the prosecution of criminal cases involving abusable synthetic substances. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1210 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the creation of an advisory committee to review special education programs available in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2015 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the Texas Sovereignty Act. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 7 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding the execution or enforcement of federal laws that violate the Bill of Rights of the Texas Constitution. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 21 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that members of the legislature and the lieutenant governor will not receive a state salary or per diem during certain periods unless the legislature has passed the state's budget and that budget is certified by the comptroller. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 24 85-1 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to protection of energy critical infrastructure. Filed
HB 20 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the operations of and transportation planning and expenditures by the Texas Department of Transportation and planning organizations. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
HB 86 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to the creation of a select committee to evaluate the effects of a reduction in or the elimination of federal funding on the state budget due to federal fiscal policy. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform Left pending in subcommittee
HB 98 84-0 (2015) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to the Texas Balance of Powers Act. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 177 84-0 (2015) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Relating to the research, collection, and use of adult stem cells. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 236 84-0 (2015) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to the creation of the Fiscal Risk Management Commission. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 543 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the creation of a specialty court for certain first-time DWI offenders; imposing fees for participation and alcohol monitoring. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 911 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to the composition of the Public Utility Commission of Texas. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1543 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Advisory Council on Hispanic Affairs in the office of the governor. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1602 84-0 (2015) Author: Peña, Gilbert Relating to the establishment of the Texas Commission on Immigration and Migration and a migrant worker visa pilot project. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1701 84-0 (2015) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to the approval period for a proposal for an award of a grant from the Texas Enterprise Fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 2164 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to the applicability of certain unfunded mandates on political subdivisions. House: Government Transparency & Operation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2203 84-0 (2015) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Joint Committee to Review the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2289 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to the security of the electric grid. House: State Affairs Reported favorably as substituted
HB 2373 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the creation of a task force to conduct a study and develop recommendations to alleviate the incidence of gun violence in this state. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2378 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a periodic review and expiration dates of state and local tax preferences. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2614 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a peace officer training advisory committee. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select Left pending in committee
HB 2974 84-0 (2015) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the systems and programs administered by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3054 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the dissemination of criminal history record information by the Department of Public Safety concerning the offense of intoxication manslaughter and to a task force to reduce habitual driving while intoxicated. Filed
HB 3180 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the canvass of election returns for the offices of governor and lieutenant governor. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3282 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the coordination of, communication of best practices concerning, and collection of information pertaining to the provision of evidence-based behavioral services for students with autism spectrum disorder in this state. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3474 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Relating to issues affecting counties and other governmental entities. House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Senate discharges conferees
HB 3506 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the appointment by certain elected officials of students to receive a Texas Armed Services Scholarship. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
HB 3746 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the study of public education performance. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3750 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to interim studies on real property owned by the state. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 4028 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to the creation of a committee to recommend a new system for student assessment and public school accountability. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4056 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to inspection procedures in certain long-term care facilities and the creation of a long-term care legislative oversight committee; providing penalties. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HJR 124 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for the governor's and lieutenant governor's terms of office to begin at 10 a.m. on the day the regular legislative session convenes. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 200 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Health and Human Services Commission and the provision of health and human services in this state. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 208 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
See remarks for effective date
SB 459 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
Relating to the creation of the Advisory Council on Cultural Affairs in the office of the governor. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1200 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to the creation of a commission to recommend a new system for student assessment and public school accountability. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1940 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a joint interim committee to undertake a study of health benefit plans administered by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1953 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Texas-Mexico Commission. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1984 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Schofield, Mike
Relating to the canvass of election returns for the offices of governor and lieutenant governor. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2004 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to deferred maintenance funding for state facilities. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 2051 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the study of public education performance. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SCR 3 84-0 (2015) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Providing for procedures for the canvass of votes for the governor and lieutenant governor and the inauguration of the governor and lieutenant governor, and inviting the governor to address a joint session of the legislature on January 15, 2015. Signed by the Governor
SJR 66 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Schofield, Mike
Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for the governor's and lieutenant governor's terms of office to begin at 10 a.m. on the day preceding the day the regular legislative session convenes. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4 83-0 (2013) Author: Ritter, Allan | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the administration of the Texas Water Development Board and the funding of water projects by the board and other entities; authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
HB 295 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the creation of a commission to study drowsy driving. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 367 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy
Relating to the disclosure by a member of the legislature or the lieutenant governor of certain information concerning a resident of this state to a governmental body. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Open Government
Effective immediately
HB 450 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the designation of a state climatologist and the operation of a state climate office. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 568 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to the creation of a select committee to evaluate the effects of reduction in or elimination of federal funding on the state budget due to federal fiscal policy. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 724 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a commission to study unclaimed land grant mineral proceeds. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 829 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the governor's executive authority while traveling outside of the state. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 877 83-0 (2013) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the establishment of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Oversight Committee. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 990 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the establishment of a sentencing policy, accountability, and review council to develop means to assess the effect of sentencing practices and policies on state correctional resources and improve the efficiency of the state criminal justice system, to develop a plan regarding the prosecution of certain child offenders, and to review certain penal laws. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1135 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to a study conducted by the Texas Department of Transportation regarding the production of and use of native seeds. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Transportation
Left pending in committee
HB 1189 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to interstate cooperation to address regional water issues. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1556 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to a periodic review of state and local tax preferences. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1633 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to creating an advisory committee to study child abuse and neglect fatalities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1930 83-0 (2013) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Fiscal Risk Management Commission. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2036 83-0 (2013) Author: Branch, Dan
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a commission to identify future higher education and workforce needs of this state and make related recommendations to address those needs by the state's bicentennial. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 2050 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the creation of a task force to conduct a study and develop recommendations to alleviate the incidence of gun violence in this state. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2203 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to curriculum and end-of-course assessment requirements for high school graduation, including the establishment of a workforce certification program and the elimination of certain tax discounts to fund the program. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 2205 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the establishment of the Alamo Historic District Commission. House: Special Purpose Districts Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2355 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James Relating to a study comparing the business environments of Texas and Louisiana. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 2510 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the continuation and functions of the state employee charitable campaign; authorizing a fee. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 2650 83-0 (2013) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the Criminal Justice Legislative Oversight Committee, the appointment of members, and the members' duties and responsibilities. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2686 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the creation of a regional food economy and food access task force. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2804 83-0 (2013) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to the creation of a commission to review certain penal laws of this state. House: Criminal Procedure Reform, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2885 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the availability of the personal information of a legislator under the public information law. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HB 3409 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a periodic review and expiration dates of state and local tax preferences. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 3528 83-0 (2013) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to the creation of the State Supported Living Center Realignment Commission. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3791 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to a "Texas solution" to reforming and addressing issues related to the Medicaid program, including the creation of an alternative program designed to ensure health benefit plan coverage to certain low-income individuals through the private marketplace; authorizing a fee. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 71 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the governor, and the lieutenant governor when acting as governor, retain executive authority unless unavailable as provided by law. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HJR 148 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the creation of emergency response districts; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Aycock, Jimmie Don
Relating to certain charter schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 4 83-0 (2013) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al. Relating to the administration and functions of the Texas Water Development Board; authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 84 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to regulation of health benefit plan issuers in this state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 89 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the creation of a commission to investigate and prevent wrongful convictions. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 196 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the Business Tax Advisory Committee. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 217 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to the continuation and functions of the state employee charitable campaign. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
See remarks for effective date
SB 292 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the governor's executive authority while traveling outside of the state. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 729 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to the creation of the State Supported Living Center Realignment Commission. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1168 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to interstate cooperation to address regional water issues. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1208 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the creation of a regional food economy and food access task force. Senate: Government Organization Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1336 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the establishment of the Texas Commission on Immigration and Migration and a migrant worker visa pilot project. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Referred to Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
SB 1403 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Aycock, Jimmie Don
Relating to public school teachers. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1682 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to certain ethics requirements applicable to state agencies, including required disclosures by state contractors. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1739 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the Criminal Justice Legislative Oversight Committee, the appointment of members, and the members' duties and responsibilities. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SJR 13 83-0 (2013) Author: Eltife, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Larson, Lyle
Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting to two the number of consecutive terms for which a person may be elected or appointed to hold certain state offices. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Reason for vote recorded in Journal
SJR 22 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the governor, and the lieutenant governor when acting as governor, retain executive authority unless unavailable as provided by law. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SJR 62 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the creation of emergency and disaster response districts; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
HB 43 83-2 (2013) Author: Davis, John Relating to the Texas emerging technology fund; redesignating the fund as the Texas Research Technology Fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 66 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the disclosure by a member of the legislature or the lieutenant governor of certain information concerning a resident of this state to a governmental body. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 671 82-0 (2011) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to allowing the governor, and the lieutenant governor or another person when acting as governor, to retain executive authority while traveling within the contiguous 48 states of the continental United States. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 1727 82-0 (2011) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to the sale and sale and leaseback of certain state property. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2457 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike | et. al.
Relating to the Texas Enterprise Fund and the Texas emerging technology fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3132 82-0 (2011) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the membership, powers, and duties of the State Preservation Board. House: State Affairs Companion considered in lieu of
HB 3706 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to measures in anticipation of federal legislation that would recognize the sovereignty of the states by providing each state with autonomy in determining whether and to what extent certain federal programs or mandates would apply in that state. House: State Sovereignty, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 65 82-0 (2011) Author: Crownover, Myra Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the governor, and the lieutenant governor when acting as governor, retain executive authority unless unavailable as provided by law. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HJR 67 82-0 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set the salary of the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house of representatives. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HR 2691 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, John Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2457. Reported enrolled
SB 791 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Jackson, Jim
Relating to electronic notification of certain state officials and agencies of certain rules and rulemaking filings. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1175 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to the Texas Enterprise Fund and the Texas emerging technology fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1338 82-0 (2011) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to the powers and duties of the State Preservation Board. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
SCR 3 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Providing for procedures for the canvass of votes for the governor and lieutenant governor and the inauguration of the governor and lieutenant governor. Signed by the Governor
SR 1256 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2457. Reported enrolled
SB 1810 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to allowing the governor, and the lieutenant governor or another person when acting as governor, to retain executive authority while traveling within the contiguous 48 states of the continental United States so long as effective communication links with this state are maintained. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 2074 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the delivery of proposed state agency rules to the lieutenant governor, a member of the legislature, or a legislative agency. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SJR 30 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the governor's absence from the state, and the lieutenant governor's absence from the state when acting as governor, do not affect the person's ability to serve as governor if the person maintains effective communication links with this state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 36 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the governor, and the lieutenant governor when acting as governor, retain executive authority unless the person becomes unavailable as provided by law. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HJR 105 80-0 (2007) Author: Pitts, Jim Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the manner in which the lieutenant governor's compensation and reimbursement for expenses are determined. House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
SCR 6 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Krusee, Mike
Providing for procedures for the canvass of votes for the governor and lieutenant governor and the inauguration of the governor and lieutenant governor. Signed by the Governor
SB 1335 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the organization, quorum requirements, and period of service of the directors of certain legislative agencies. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SCR 3 78-0 (2003) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Providing for the inauguration of the Lieutenant Governor and the Governor, and to canvass the votes of the general election. Signed by the Governor
SB 1800 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Danburg, Debra
Relating to the transfer of records of the office of the lieutenant governor. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HJR 7 76-0 (1999) Author: Shields, John Proposing a constitutional amendment to impose term limits on the Governor, Lieutenant Governor and Speaker of the House of Representatives. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 44 76-0 (1999) Author: Ramsay, Tom | et. al.
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the filling of a vacancy in the office of governor or lieutenant governor. House: State Affairs
Senate: Committee of the Whole Senate
Filed with the Secretary of State
SCR 4 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Danburg, Debra
Arranging for the canvass for the votes cast for governor and lieutenant governor. Signed by the Governor
HCR 11 70-0 (1987) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Providing for canvass of votes for Governor and Lieutenant Governor and appointing a committee to arrange for a joint session and inauguration ceremony. Filed
HJR 56 70-0 (1987) Author: Watson, Ed Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the salary of members of the legislature and the lieutenant governor. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SCR 4 70-0 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Providing for canvass of votes for Governor and Lieutenant Governor and appointing a committee to arrange for the joint session and inauguration ceremony. Signed by the Governor
HCR 138 69-0 (1985) Author: Millsap, Mike
Sponsor: Blake, Roy
Authorizing appointment of joint study committees during the legislative interim. House: House Administration
Senate: Administration, Special
Signed by the Governor
HJR 49 69-0 (1985) Author: Patterson, Pete Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of times a person may be elected governor, lieutenant governor, or speaker of the house of representatives. House: State Affairs Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HJR 62 69-0 (1985) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the compensation of members of the legislature and of the lieutenant governor, and limiting campaign contributions and loans allowed in the election of a member of the legislature. House: State Affairs Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SR 392 69-0 (1985) Author: Parker, Carl Requesting Lieutenant Governor appoint blue-ribbon committee to conduct interim study of State's system of securities regulation.
SR 483 69-0 (1985) Author: Parker, Carl Establishing delegation appointed by Lieutenant Governor to protest in Washington the proposed witholding and diversion of funds authorized for and allocated to States for water sports purposes.
SR 628 69-0 (1985) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al. Requesting Lieutenant Governor to appoint special annexation study committee.
SB 95 68-0 (1983) Author: Blake, Roy
Sponsor: Bomer, Elton
Relating to the authority of the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house of representatives to administer oaths, affidavits, and affirmations and to give a certificate of the fact. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
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SCR 3 68-0 (1983) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Hollowell, Bill
Providing for canvass of votes cast for Governor and Lieutenant Governor and appointing a joint committee to arrange for the Joint Session and inauguration ceremony. Signed by the Governor
SCR 123 68-0 (1983) Author: Blake, Roy
Sponsor: Evans, Charles
Authorizing the lieutenant governor and speaker to appoint joint committees during the interim. House: House Administration
Senate: Administration, Special
Signed by the Governor
SJR 22 68-0 (1983) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Messer, Bill
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the manner in which a vacancy in the office of lieutenant governor is to be filled. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Filed without the Governor's signature
HB 2109 67-0 (1981) Author: Smith, Ashley
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the term of office of the person elected governor or lieutenant governor by the legislature. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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HJR 78 67-0 (1981) Author: Cockerham, Jerry
Sponsor: Mengden, Walter
Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of times that a person may be elected governor or lieutenant governor and to provide that the lieutenant governor's compensation is set by law. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to subcommittee
SB 347 67-0 (1981) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to the compensation of the lieutenant governor. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 696 67-0 (1981) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the line of succession to the governorship or lieutenant governorship and the term of office of the person declared or elected governor or lieutenant governor by the legislature. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on Elections
SJR 13 67-0 (1981) Author: Jones, Grant Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the compensation and allowances of members of the legislature and the lieutenant governor. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SJR 18 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of times that a person may be elected governor or lieutenant governor and to provide that the lieutenant governor's compensation is set by law. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SJR 27 67-0 (1981) Author: McKnight, Peyton Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide two-year terms for the governor and lieutenant governor. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee unfavorably
HJR 64 66-0 (1979) Author: Rains, Don Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for higher annual salaries for the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house of representatives. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to subcommittee
HJR 83 66-0 (1979) Author: Schlueter, Stan Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of times that a person may be elected governor, lieutenant governor, or attorney general. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HJR 84 66-0 (1979) Author: Schlueter, Stan Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of consecutive terms that a person may be elected governor, lieutenant governor, or attorney general. House: Constitutional Amendments Message from the Governor recorded in Journal
SB 1317 66-0 (1979) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Finnell, Charles
Relating to the conducting and financing of ceremonies and events for the inauguration of the governor and lieutenant governor. House: Appropriations
Senate: State Affairs
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SCR 2 66-0 (1979) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Waters, Ron
Providing for a joint session to canvass votes providing for Inaugural committees providing for a joint session for inaugration . Signed by the Governor
SJR 27 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of times that a person may be elected governor or lieutenant governor. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SJR 40 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the lieutenant governor's compensation is set by law. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HJR 22 65-0 (1977) Author: Kubiak, Dan Proposing an amendment to Article IV, Sections 4, 22, and 23, of the Texas Constitution, so as to change the term of office for the governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, comptroller of public accounts, treasurer, commissioner of the general land office, secretary of state, and certain statutory state officers from foru years to two years. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to subcommittee
HJR 23 65-0 (1977) Author: Bryant, John W. Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution to provide that the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house shall each receive an annual salary equal to two-thirds the annual salary of the governor. House: Constitutional Amendments Assigned to Constitutional Amendments Calendar
HJR 57 65-0 (1977) Author: Ribak, Abraham D. Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution to limit the number of times that a person may be elected to the office of Governor or Lieutenant Governor. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to subcommittee
SJR 7 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution to limit the number of times that a person may be elected to the office of Governor or Lieutenant Governor. Senate: State Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
SCR 2 64-0 (1975) Author: Adams, Don
Sponsor: Nowlin, James
Providing for a joint committee composed of seven members of the senate and seven members of the house to be appointed by the presiding officer of the respective houses to arrange for the canvas of the votes cast for governor and lieutenant governor at the general election held on the first Tuesday in November, 1974, and that a joint session of the senate and house be held in the hall of the house of representatives at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, January 16, 1975, for the purpose of counting said votes and receiving the report and hearing the declaration of the results of the canvas; providing for a joint committee composed of seven members of the senate and seven members of the house of representatives to also be appointed by the presiding officer of the respective houses to arrange for the inaugeration of the governor-elect and the lieutenant governor-elect as determined by the canvass of the votes; providing for expenses incurred by the committee arranging for the inauguration of the governor-elect and lieutenant governor-elect to be paid out of the expense fund of the 64th Legislature upon authority of the chairman of said joint committee with approval of the respective chairmen of the Administration Committee of the Senate and the Administration Committee of the House of Representatives; instructing the State Board of Control to close all entrances to the capitol grounds on Tuesday, January 21, 1975, at 15th Street and North Congress Avenue, 14th Street at Colorado, San Jacinto, and Brazos Streets, and all other entrances to the capitol area on Congress Avenue, San Jacinto, and Colorado Streets except for those vehicles approed by the inaugural committee as necessary for use in connection with the ceremony and the program following; providing for state visitor parking lots numbers one and two to be closed to all parking except those vehicles approved by the inaugural committee. Filed without Governor's signature
SCR 5 63-0 (1973) Author: Herring, Charles Providing for the appointment of joint committees for the purpose of canvassing votes for Governor and Lieutenant Governor and arranging for the Inaguration of the Governor-elect and the Lieutenant Governor-elect. Signed by Governor
HCR 4 62-0 (1971) Author: Cavness, Don
Sponsor: Herring, Charles
Providing for Joint Committees of the House and Senate to arrange for canvass of votes cast for Governor-elect and Lieutenant Governor-elect at the General Election and to make inaugural arrangements.
HJR 47 62-0 (1971) Author: Earthman, Jim Proposing an amendment to provide an annual salary for the Members of the Legislature and for the Lieutenant Governor and Speaker of the House of Representatives.
HJR 60 62-0 (1971) Author: Sherman, W.C. "Bud" Proposing an amendment providing that compensation of the Lieutenant Governor, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Members of the Legislature shall be set by law eliminating per diem for such individuals.
HJR 67 62-0 (1971) Author: Wyatt, Jr., Joe | et. al. Proposing an amendment setting the salary of the lieutenant governor and members of the legislature at $9,000 per year with a biennial cost of living adjustment.
HJR 72 62-0 (1971) Author: Jones, Delwin Proposing an amendment to provide that members of the Legislature shall receive a salary based on years of service in the Legislature and to provide the Lieutenant Governor and the Speaker of the House of Representatives shall receive a salary of $20,000 a year.
HJR 85 62-0 (1971) Author: Jones, Delwin Proposing an amendment to provide that members of the Legislature shall receive a salary based on years of service in the Legislature, and to provide that the Lieutenant Governor and Speaker of the House of Representatives shall receive a salary of $20,000 per year.
HJR 94 62-0 (1971) Author: McAlister, R.B. Proposing an amendment providing for annual regular sessions of the legislature.
HJR 95 62-0 (1971) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Kennard, Don
Proposing an amendment to provide a salary of $22,500 for the Lieutenant Governor, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
SCR 2 62-0 (1971) Author: Herring, Charles
Sponsor: Cavness, Don
Providing for Joint Committees to canvass votes in the general election for Governor and Lieutenant Governor and to arrange for the inauguration.
SCR 1 61-0 (1969)
SCR 14 61-2 (1969) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Authorizing the lieutenant governor and speaker to each appoint two additional members to the Legislative Budget Board.
HJR 14 60-0 (1967) Author: Traeger, John Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to provide for an annual salary of $18,000 for the Lieutenant Governor and for the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
HJR 64 60-0 (1967) Author: Traeger, John Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to allow an annual salary in an amount to be fixed by the Legislature for the Lieutenant Governor.
SCR 1 60-0 (1967)
HJR 8 59-0 (1965) Author: Traeger, John Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas allowing an annual salary in an amount to be fixed by the Legislature for the Lieutenant Governor and for the Speaker of the House of Representatives, and increasing the per diem allowance of Members of the Legislature.
SCR 2 59-0 (1965)
SJR 2 59-0 (1965) Author: Dies, Jr., Martin | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas to authorize the Legislature to set the compensation of the Lieutenant Governor.
SCR 1 58-0 (1963)
HJR 50 56-0 (1959) Author: Cloud, Ed J. Proposing an amendment relating to the compensation of members of the Legislature and the Speaker of the House of Representatives and Lieutenant Governor in regular and called sessions.
HJR 6 53-0 (1953) Author: Gray, Sr., Jessy Franklin Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the compensation of the Governor and the Lieutenant Governor and setting out who shall exercise the authority of those offices in case of vacancy in either office.
HB 304 51-0 (1949) Author: Horany, Sr., James Phillip "Jimmy" Relating to providing for the succession to the office of Governor in the event of the death or incapacity of the Governor-elect or Lieutenant Governor-elect to take the oath of office; providing for the repeal of all laws in conflict herewith.
SJR 14 51-0 (1949) Author: Vick, Kyle A. Proposing an Amendment to Section 16 of Article IV of the Constitution of the State of Texas so as to provide that the Lieutenant Governor shall hold his office for the term of four (4) years and to provide that no person holding the office of Lieutenant Governor shall succeed himself in office; providing for the proclamation and publication therefor, and prescribing a form of ballot.
HB 2 48-0 (1943) Author: Leonard, Homer Lakerby Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to authorize use of offices and apartments on the second floor of the Capitol building for bedroom, cooking and other private purposes by the Lieutenant Governor and the Speaker of the House of Representatives.

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