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HB 225 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 252 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al. Relating to the requirement that certain employers provide advance notice of employee work schedules. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 257 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al.
Relating to a report by the Texas Workforce Commission regarding the transition from military service to employment. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 290 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to a prohibition on sex discrimination in compensation. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 317 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry | et. al. Relating to the consideration by employers of the consumer credit reports of employees and applicants for employment. House: Business & Industry Considered in Calendars
HB 334 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to the consideration by employers of the consumer credit reports or other credit information of employees and applicants for employment; providing civil and administrative penalties. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 510 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to payroll deductions for state and local government employee organizations. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 548 85-0 (2017) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the consideration of criminal history record information regarding applicants for employment. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 552 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to the regulation of occupations by this state. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 577 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to adopt or enforce certain regulations regarding whether a private employer may obtain or consider an employment applicant's or employee's criminal history record information. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 648 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to the effect of certain agreements with a collective bargaining organization on certain state-funded public work contracts. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 656 85-0 (2017) Author: Minjarez, Ina | et. al. Relating to employment leave for certain family or medical obligations; imposing an assessment. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 718 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to family care leave for certain employees; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 765 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to requiring political subdivisions to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program or E-verify. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 786 85-0 (2017) Author: VanDeaver, Gary Relating to the prohibition of certain employment discrimination regarding an employee who is a volunteer emergency responder. House: Business & Industry Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 827 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César | et. al. Relating to a database for prospective employers to qualify veterans' military service experience and employment qualifications. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
HB 876 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to a prohibition against certain forms of employment discrimination by state contractors; providing an administrative penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1222 85-0 (2017) Author: Rinaldi, Matt | et. al. Relating to the suspension of certain licenses held by private employers for the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in this state; authorizing a fee. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1453 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to requiring state contractors and political subdivisions of this state to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify, and authorizing the suspension of certain licenses held by private employers for the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in this state; authorizing a fee. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1534 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression; providing an administrative penalty; creating an offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1801 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination regarding military service members and military veterans. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1803 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César | et. al. Relating to information regarding private employers who have veteran's employment preference policies. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1925 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to employer retaliation against employees who seek recovery of unpaid wages and procedures in wage claim hearings conducted by the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1981 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the consideration of criminal history record information of applicants for public employment or an occupational license. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1987 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the requirement for parental consent for a minor to join a labor union. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 2587 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the right of a public employee to representation in certain internal investigatory interviews. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2588 85-0 (2017) Author: Clardy, Travis
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to access to criminal history record information by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2722 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al. Relating to early voting by certain persons who have an employment hardship. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2732 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to competitive and integrated employment of persons with disabilities. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2787 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination based on an individual's political beliefs. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
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 2846 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the employment of certain individuals at a sexually oriented business. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3041 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to the ability of a nonexempt employee to participate in certain academic, extracurricular, and developmental activities of the employee's child. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3086 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3309 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the regulation of temporary common worker employers. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3514 85-0 (2017) Author: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara Relating to restorative justice initiatives. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3540 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie Relating to financial reporting requirements for certain labor organizations; creating new criminal offenses; imposing an administrative penalty. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 3554 85-0 (2017) Author: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara Relating to the application for funding for certain workforce development programs. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 3601 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the creation of a state-administered retirement plan. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 3728 85-0 (2017) Author: Longoria, Oscar | et. al. Relating to funding for apprenticeship training programs through a lottery game. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3792 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to a prohibition against the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in the United States and the suspension of licenses held by certain employers for the knowing employment of those persons; authorizing a fee. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3797 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the regulation of call centers; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3929 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the employment of certain persons with disabilities. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HJR 103 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Proposing a constitutional amendment repealing county authority to provide for manual labor poor houses and farms. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HR 2616 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 2065. Reported enrolled
SB 13 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to payroll deductions for state and local government employee organizations. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 23 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to requiring state contractors to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 75 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Parker, Tan
Relating to the requirement for parental consent for a minor to join a labor union. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 85 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the verification of employment authorization by state contractors and state grant recipients, including the use of the federal E-verify program, and to authorization for the suspension of certain licenses held by private employers for the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in this state; authorizing a fee. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 117 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the Internet broadcast of open meetings of the Texas Workforce Commission. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 165 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression; providing an administrative penalty; creating an offense. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 191 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the ability of a nonexempt employee to participate in certain academic, disciplinary, college and career readiness, and developmental activities of the employee's child or grandchild. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 254 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to requiring state contractors to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 285 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to obtain an election identification certificate. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 369 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the right of a public employee to representation in certain internal investigatory interviews. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 452 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Parker, Tan
Relating to the effect of certain agreements with a collective bargaining organization on certain state-funded public work contracts. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 472 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination regarding military service members and military veterans. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
SB 477 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a report by the Texas Workforce Commission regarding certain employee issues. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 588 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Blanco, César
Relating to information regarding private employers who have veteran's employment preference policies. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 846 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the regulation of temporary common worker employers. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1111 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the employment of certain persons with disabilities. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1140 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the prohibition against sexual harassment in the workplace. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1262 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to adopt or enforce certain regulations regarding whether a private employer may obtain or consider an employment applicant's or employee's criminal history record information. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1421 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to access to criminal history record information by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Energy Resources
SB 1457 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to a report by the Texas Workforce Commission regarding the transition from military service to employment. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security Left pending in committee
SB 1498 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to the regulation of temporary common worker employers. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1591 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to cooperation with federal agencies on a guest worker program in this state. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
SB 1772 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to vote; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1866 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the employment of certain individuals at a sexually oriented business. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2022 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to competitive and integrated employment of persons with disabilities. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 2065 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain occupations and activities. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
SB 2177 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to transition planning for a public school student enrolled in a special education program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SJR 27 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Springer, Drew
Proposing a constitutional amendment repealing county authority to provide for manual labor poor houses and farms. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SJR 44 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the recognition of equal rights of all people. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SR 938 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on SB 2065. Reported enrolled
HB 156 85-1 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al. Relating to payroll deductions for state and local government employee organizations. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 315 85-1 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to a prohibition against the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in the United States and the suspension of licenses held by certain employers for the knowing employment of those persons; authorizing a fee. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 7 85-1 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to payroll deductions for state and local government employee organizations. Senate: Business & Commerce Received from the Senate
SB 38 85-1 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression; providing an administrative penalty; creating a criminal offense. Filed
SB 94 85-1 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to payroll deductions for state and local government employee organizations. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
HB 183 84-0 (2015) Author: Dale, Tony | et. al. Relating to requiring state agencies to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 412 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the prohibition against employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation by state contractors; providing an administrative penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 426 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the acceptance of employment applications through the online system for listing state agency employment openings maintained by the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 434 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the classification of certain construction workers and complaints filed with the Texas Workforce Commission; providing a penalty. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 532 84-0 (2015) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the ability of a nonexempt employee to participate in certain academic, extracurricular, and developmental activities of the employee's child. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 546 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to a prohibition on state contracting for goods produced through forced labor; providing penalties. House: Government Transparency & Operation Left pending in committee
HB 548 84-0 (2015) Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al. Relating to the consideration of criminal history record information regarding applicants for state employment. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 570 84-0 (2015) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the eligibility of certain persons for the supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 582 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to a prohibition against certain forms of employment discrimination by state contractors; providing an administrative penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 627 84-0 (2015) Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 630 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to requiring state contractors and governmental entities to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program, or E-Verify, and authorizing the suspension of certain licenses held by private employers for the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in this state; authorizing a fee. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 860 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to employer retaliation against employees who seek recovery of unpaid wages and procedures in wage claim hearings conducted by the Texas Workforce Commission; providing administrative penalties. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 889 84-0 (2015) Author: Dale, Tony Relating to requiring state contractors to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 996 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to the effect of certain agreements with a collective bargaining organization on certain state-funded public work contracts. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 997 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to certain duties of employers voluntarily participating in the federal E-Verify program and of the Texas Workforce Commission in regard to the E-Verify program; providing civil penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1151 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to sexual harassment protection for unpaid interns. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1259 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis Relating to the work requirements of the supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1281 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to requiring reasonable workplace accommodations for and prohibiting discrimination against employees or applicants for employment with limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1320 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to certain information reported by consumer reporting agencies. House: Business & Industry Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1340 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César Relating to the placement of certain occupational specialty codes on certain notices of state agency employment openings. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1515 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the consideration by employers of the consumer credit reports or other credit information of employees and applicants for employment; providing civil and administrative penalties. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1524 84-0 (2015) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the languages in which certain labor and employment notices and forms must be provided. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1553 84-0 (2015) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to requiring political subdivisions to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program or E-verify. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 1606 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Workforce Investment Council, including assumption of the duties of the Texas Skill Standards Board. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1607 84-0 (2015) Author: Collier, Nicole | et. al. Relating to the amount of temporary income benefits to which an injured employee is entitled under the workers’ compensation system. House: Business & Industry Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1620 84-0 (2015) Author: Galindo, Rick Relating to the prohibition of certain employment discrimination regarding an employee who is a volunteer emergency responder. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1668 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to the status of a subcontractor as an employee for the purposes of workers' compensation insurance coverage. House: Business & Industry Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 1686 84-0 (2015) Author: Farney, Marsha | et. al. Relating to excluding a franchisor as an employer of a franchisee or a franchisee's employees. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1714 84-0 (2015) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to a report by the comptroller regarding the misclassification of employees. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1719 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the eligibility for unemployment compensation benefits of a state military forces member on release from training or duty. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 1720 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the consideration of criminal history record information regarding applicants for employment. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1777 84-0 (2015) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to prohibiting an employer from accessing the personal online accounts of employees and job applicants through electronic communication devices; establishing an unlawful employment practice. House: Business & Industry Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 1832 84-0 (2015) Author: Pickett, Joseph
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the requirements for and confidentiality of state agency continuity of operations plans. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2015 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to employment termination for falsification of military record in obtaining employment or employment benefits. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 2537 84-0 (2015) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to an employee's right to leave to care for a sibling with a serious health condition. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2764 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to requiring certain regional transportation authority subregional boards to establish a labor advisory committee. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2771 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to employment activities of certain emergency response personnel for purposes of the Texas Workers' Compensation Act. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2798 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the hours of work and compensatory time and overtime pay for commissioned officers of the Department of Public Safety. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2834 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis Relating to restrictions in connection with public subsidies and contracts awarded to businesses that employ undocumented workers. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2990 84-0 (2015) Author: Keough, Mark Relating to the authority of the Health and Human Services Commission and the Department of Aging and Disability Services to obtain criminal history record information regarding certain applicants for employment and current employees. House: Human Services Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3082 84-0 (2015) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to increasing the amount of burial benefits required to be paid by an insurance carrier under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3150 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the calculation of taxable wages paid by a professional employer organization for purposes of the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3226 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to addressing abusive conduct in the workplace; creating a private right of action. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3256 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al. Relating to a database for prospective employers to qualify veterans' military service experience and employment qualifications. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3294 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in 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 3385 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the regulation of call centers; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3547 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to a voluntary veteran's employment preference for private employers. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3584 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Scott Relating to the verification of employment authorization by governmental entities, state contractors, and state grant recipients, including the use of the federal E-verify program. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3685 84-0 (2015) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the employment status of certain individuals engaged in rehabilitative work-training programs. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 3735 84-0 (2015) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to cooperation with federal agencies on a guest worker program in this state. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3948 84-0 (2015) Author: Stickland, Jonathan Relating to the review of the economic impact of the immigrant investor visa program. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 3950 84-0 (2015) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to the recognition of certain employment authorizations granted by federal executive action. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3964 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the consideration by employers of the consumer credit reports or other credit information of applicants for employment who are recently returned veterans. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 4070 84-0 (2015) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the adoption or enforcement of laws relating to labor by a political subdivision. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 4076 84-0 (2015) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the recognition of certain employment authorizations granted by federal executive action. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 151 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to employer retaliation against employees who seek recovery of unpaid wages and procedures in wage claim hearings conducted by the Texas Workforce Commission; providing administrative penalties. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
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 209 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Workforce Investment Council, including assumption of the duties of the Texas Skill Standards Board. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 303 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the effect of certain agreements with a collective bargaining organization on certain state-funded public work contracts. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 368 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the right of a public employee to representation in certain internal investigatory interviews. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 374 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Dale, Tony
Relating to requiring state agencies to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 376 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to the consideration of criminal history record information regarding applicants for employment. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 389 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Blanco, César
Relating to the placement of military occupational specialty codes on certain notices of state agency employment openings. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 401 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to requiring state contractors to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 484 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to restrictions in connection with public subsidies and contracts awarded to businesses that employ undocumented workers. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 612 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of certain employment discrimination regarding an employee who is a volunteer emergency responder. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 652 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Farney, Marsha | et. al.
Relating to excluding a franchisor as an employer of a franchisee or a franchisee's employees. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 653 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Oliveira, René
Relating to increasing the amount of burial benefits required to be paid by an insurance carrier under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 664 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al.
Sponsor: Sheets, Kenneth
Relating to employment termination for falsification of military record in obtaining employment or employment benefits. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 666 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the status of a subcontractor as an employee for the purposes of workers' compensation insurance coverage. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 727 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to obtain an election identification certificate. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 856 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression; providing an administrative penalty; creating an offense. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 901 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Collier, Nicole | et. al.
Relating to the amount of temporary income benefits to which an injured employee is entitled under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 927 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the classification of workers for purposes of the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act; providing a penalty. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1085 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the ability of a nonexempt employee to participate in certain academic, disciplinary, college and career readiness, and developmental activities of the employee's child or grandchild. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1153 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to a prohibition against an employer providing certain employee information to a labor union. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1273 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the rights of an employee who is a victim of domestic violence. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1388 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to cooperation with federal agencies on a guest worker program in this state. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1390 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to improving the accountability of local workforce development boards and consumer information regarding job training programs. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1456 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to improving the accountability of local workforce development boards and consumer information regarding job training programs. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1540 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Keough, Mark
Relating to the authority of the Health and Human Services Commission and the Department of Aging and Disability Services to obtain criminal history record information regarding certain applicants for employment and current employees. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1559 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to an interagency plan to promote competitive and integrated employment for persons with disabilities. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1671 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the employment status of certain individuals engaged in rehabilitative work-training programs. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1713 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to a voluntary veteran's employment preference for private employers. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1763 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the calculation of taxable wages paid by a professional employer organization for purposes of the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1801 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the recognition of certain employment authorizations granted by federal executive action. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1841 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the verification of employment authorization by governmental entities, state contractors, and state grant recipients, including the use of the federal E-verify program. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 181 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to a prohibition against the construction or operation by a local governmental entity of a day labor center used to facilitate the employment of aliens not lawfully present in the United States. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 238 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 298 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to prohibiting employer retaliation against employees who seek recovery of unpaid wages and procedures in wage claim hearings conducted by the Texas Workforce Commission; providing administrative penalties. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 318 83-0 (2013) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to employer access to the personal accounts of certain employees and job applicants through electronic communication devices; establishing an unlawful employment practice. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 372 83-0 (2013) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to establishing the Workplace Fraud Prevention Act; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 451 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to restrictions on access to certain personal online accounts through electronic communication devices by employers or public or private institutions of higher education; establishing an unlawful employment practice. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 461 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to exemption from application of the Private Security Act of certain peace officers employed by a law enforcement agency. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 559 83-0 (2013) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to the suspension of certain licenses held by employers for the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in the United States. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 615 83-0 (2013) Author: Harless, Patricia | et. al. Relating to a prohibition against the knowing employment of unauthorized foreign nationals and to a biennial report regarding reported violations. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 676 83-0 (2013) Author: Ratliff, Bennett Relating to requiring state contractors to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program, or E-verify. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 723 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to renewable energy capacity, jobs, and trading credits. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 881 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the creation of a cause of action for an employee prohibited from or penalized for voting. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 939 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the transfer of certain amounts from the employment and training investment holding fund and the training stabilization fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 954 83-0 (2013) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to eligibility requirements for businesses for the receipt of certain public subsidies. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1023 83-0 (2013) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to recommendations by the Health and Human Services Commission or a designated health and human services agency regarding mental health workforce shortages. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1031 83-0 (2013) Author: Lewis, Tryon Relating to the confidentiality of certain communications involving an ombudsman program established by an employer as an alternative dispute resolution service. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Considered in Calendars
HB 1065 83-0 (2013) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to the right of an employee who is a victim of a crime to time off from work to attend court proceedings related to that crime. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1072 83-0 (2013) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of certain persons for the supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1117 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to certain duties of employers voluntarily participating in the federal E-Verify program and of the Texas Workforce Commission in regard to the E-Verify program; providing civil penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1146 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 1188 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to limiting the liability of persons who employ persons with criminal convictions. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1369 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the ability of a nonexempt employee to participate in certain academic, extracurricular, and developmental activities of the employee's child. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1419 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to a report to the legislature by the Texas Workforce Commission civil rights division concerning wage discrimination. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 1524 83-0 (2013) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to election through secret ballot of a labor union as the exclusive bargaining representative. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1548 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the effect of certain agreements with a collective bargaining organization on certain state-funded public work contracts. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Left pending in committee
HB 1925 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John Relating to the classification of certain construction workers and complaints filed with the Texas Workforce Commission; providing a penalty. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1950 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the repeal of certain offenses relating to certain occupations regulated by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1955 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the employment of domestic workers and hotel workers; providing an administrative penalty. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1980 83-0 (2013) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to contributions by a corporation or labor organization from an employee or member that are used to assist a political committee; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2015 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Relating to the proper classification of workers performing services in connection with governmental contracts; providing a penalty. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 2073 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to driving with certain untreated sleep disorders or employing a person with an untreated sleep disorder as a commercial motor vehicle driver; creating offenses. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2301 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to requiring state contractors and governmental entities to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program, or E-Verify, and authorizing the suspension of certain licenses held by private employers for the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in this state; authorizing a fee. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2727 83-0 (2013) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to consistency of venue for benefit disputes. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2751 83-0 (2013) Author: Clardy, Travis | et. al. Relating to the liability of individuals providing labor or assistance to the Texas Forest Service in the performance of certain fire suppression duties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2763 83-0 (2013) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to the regulation of professional employer services; authorizing fees. House: Business & Industry Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3005 83-0 (2013) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the authority of the Texas Workforce Commission to use certain unemployment compensation funds for reemployment activities. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 3254 83-0 (2013) Author: Kacal, Kyle Relating to making a political expenditure for the purpose of allowing a candidate or officeholder to address a meeting of a corporation or labor organization. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3628 83-0 (2013) Author: González, Mary Relating to reasonable workplace accommodation for employees with certain disabilities. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3817 83-0 (2013) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to retaliation as an unlawful employment practice. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
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 45 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the provision of employment assistance and supported employment to certain Medicaid waiver program participants. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 118 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to prohibiting an employer from requiring or requesting access to the personal accounts of employees and job applicants through electronic communication devices; establishing an unlawful employment practice. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 237 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 381 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Oliveira, René
Relating to the misuse of the name or symbols of the division of workers' compensation of the Texas Department of Insurance in a deceptive manner. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 399 83-0 (2013) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the confidentiality of certain communications involving an ombudsman program established by an employer as an alternative dispute resolution service. Senate: Business & Commerce No action taken in committee
SB 416 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to restrictions on access to certain personal online accounts through electronic communication devices by employers or public or private institutions of higher education; establishing an unlawful employment practice. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 473 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Relating to the regulation of temporary common worker employers; providing a criminal penalty; authorizing fees. Senate: Business & Commerce Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 674 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to election through secret ballot of a labor union as the exclusive bargaining representative. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 676 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Relating to the classification of certain construction workers and the eligibility of those workers for unemployment benefits; providing penalties. Senate: Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 738 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the establishment and administration of the Texas Essential Workers Program; imposing fees. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 879 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the eligibility of certain persons for the supplemental nutrition assistance program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 972 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the repeal of certain offenses relating to certain occupations regulated by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 995 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to allowing employers to issue individual insurance plans. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1206 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to exemption from application of the Private Security Act of certain peace officers employed by a law enforcement agency. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1267 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Clardy, Travis | et. al.
Relating to the liability of individuals providing labor or assistance to the Texas Forest Service in the performance of certain fire suppression duties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 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 1381 83-0 (2013) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the effect of certain agreements with a collective bargaining organization on certain state-funded public work contracts. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SB 1743 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to prohibiting employer retaliation against employees who seek recovery of unpaid wages and procedures in wage claim hearings conducted by the Texas Workforce Commission; providing administrative penalties. Senate: Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 1895 83-0 (2013) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the ability of a nonexempt employee to participate in certain academic, extracurricular, and developmental activities of the employee's child. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1911 83-0 (2013) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the right of a public employee to representation in certain internal investigatory interviews. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 30 83-1 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to a prohibition against the knowing employment of unauthorized foreign nationals and to a biennial report regarding reported violations. Filed
SB 17 83-2 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to a prohibition against the knowing employment of unauthorized foreign nationals and to a biennial report regarding reported violations. Filed
HB 68 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to notice concerning the use of criminal history information in an employer's hiring process. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 131 82-0 (2011) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to requiring contractors in certain state construction contracts to provide health benefits to employees. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 178 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to requiring governmental entities to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program or E-verify. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 202 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to requiring state contractors to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program, or E-verify. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 223 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to unemployment compensation modernization. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 289 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to activity that constitutes maintaining a common nuisance. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 290 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the punishment for the offense of employment harmful to children. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 296 82-0 (2011) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the enforcement of immigration laws, to the investigation, prosecution, and punishment of certain criminal offenses concerning illegal immigration, and to certain employment and labor practices and requirements regarding immigration and immigrants; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 357 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to transition and employment services for public school students enrolled in special education programs. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 471 82-0 (2011) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to election through secret ballot of a labor union as the exclusive bargaining representative. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 601 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to requiring employers to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program or E-verify. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 644 82-0 (2011) Author: Orr, Rob Relating to the period in which a public entity, public work, or state agency must respond to a complaint filed by a person entitled to an employment preference. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Referred to Government Efficiency & Reform
HB 665 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. House: Economic & Small Business Development Meeting cancelled
HB 681 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim | et. al. Relating to an employee's transportation and storage of certain firearms or ammunition while on certain property owned or controlled by the employee's employer. House: Business & Industry Laid on the table subject to call
HB 744 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena | et. al. Relating to exemptions from the sales tax for certain business entities during a limited period. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 954 82-0 (2011) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to an employee's transportation and storage of certain firearms or ammunition while on certain property owned or controlled by the employee's employer. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1178 82-0 (2011) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to employment protection for members of the state military forces and specialty license plates for female members of the armed forces. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1202 82-0 (2011) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the creation of the offense of employing or contracting with an unauthorized alien. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1219 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work if the employee or the employee's child is a victim of family violence or a violent felony offense. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 1239 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to a prohibition against the construction or operation by a local governmental entity of a day labor center used to facilitate the employment of aliens not lawfully present in the United States. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1272 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Doug | et. al. Relating to requiring employers to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program or E-Verify; establishing an unlawful employment practice and providing criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1275 82-0 (2011) Author: Harless, Patricia Relating to the suspension of certain licenses held by employers for the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in the United States. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1562 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to authorizing state agencies to establish a four-day workweek. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1610 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzales, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to educator misconduct and employment sanctions for certain misconduct; providing a penalty. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1632 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to the dates by which public school teachers must provide notification of resignation from employment. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1747 82-0 (2011) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to retaliation as an unlawful employment practice. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 1827 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the ability of a nonexempt employee to participate in certain academic, extracurricular, and developmental activities of the employee's child. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1888 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al. Relating to requiring employers to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program, or E-Verify. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2305 82-0 (2011) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to certain health and safety matters regarding appropriate places that are accessible to certain individuals. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 2306 82-0 (2011) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to certain health and safety matters regarding appropriate places of employment and places that are accessible to the public. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 2355 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to a sales and use tax credit or refund for employers of persons who obtain a high school diploma or high school equivalency certificate. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2450 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to the creation of the offense of employing an individual not lawfully present in the United States. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2463 82-0 (2011) Author: Reynolds, Ron
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to access to certain records regarding an employment discrimination claim. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Open Government, Select
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2538 82-0 (2011) Author: Vo, Hubert
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the confidentiality of certain identifying information regarding students of career schools or colleges and other educational entities; providing a criminal penalty. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Open Government, Select
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2695 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, John Relating to requiring health and human services agencies to give preference to certain persons in making hiring decisions. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2737 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to criminal history record information checks of employees of residential dwelling projects, including employees of public housing authorities. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2878 82-0 (2011) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the creation of certain criminal offenses involving unauthorized aliens, to the forfeiture of property in relation to criminal offenses involving unauthorized aliens, and to the creation of a private cause of action for employing or contracting with unauthorized aliens. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2886 82-0 (2011) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a work program for certain persons not legally authorized to be in the United States; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2908 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to providing graduate medical education positions for Texas medical school graduates. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2989 82-0 (2011) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al. Relating to establishing the Workplace Fraud Prevention Act; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry Considered in Calendars
HB 3128 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to a review of the home- and community-based services workforce. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3129 82-0 (2011) Author: Price, Walter "Four" Relating to requiring employers to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program, or E-verify; creating an administrative penalty. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3229 82-0 (2011) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to the right of an employee who is a victim of a crime to time off from work to attend court proceedings related to that crime. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3240 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to requiring employers to participate in the federal E-Verify program and of the Texas Workforce Commission in regard to the E-Verify program; outlining certain duties of employers participation and providing civil penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3252 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to a prohibition against the knowing employment of unauthorized foreign nationals and to a biennial report regarding reported violations. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3667 82-0 (2011) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to the establishment and administration of an employment verification compliance program, deterring the use of unauthorized foreign workers, imposing powers and duties on executive agencies, and providing for remedies. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HR 2277 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 321. Filed
HR 2406 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 321. Reported enrolled
SB 9 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Sponsor: Miller, Sid
Relating to homeland security; providing penalties. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 35 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to transition and employment services for public school students enrolled in special education programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 64 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the right of an employee who is a victim of a crime to time off from work to attend court proceedings related to that crime. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 194 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the punishment for the offense of employment harmful to children. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 195 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to activity that constitutes maintaining a common nuisance. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 321 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
Sponsor: Kleinschmidt, Tim
Relating to an employee's transportation and storage of certain firearms or ammunition while on certain property owned or controlled by the employee's employer. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 711 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Vo, Hubert
Relating to the confidentiality of certain identifying information regarding students of career schools or colleges and other educational entities; providing a criminal penalty. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Open Government, Select
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1254 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to the creation of the offense of employing an individual not lawfully present in the United States. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security No action taken in committee
SB 1487 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to the regulation of career schools and colleges and requiring the Texas Workforce Commission to submit a report to the legislature. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1553 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to criminal history record information checks of employees of residential dwelling projects, including employees of public housing authorities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1859 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to certain health and safety matters regarding appropriate places of employment and places that are accessible to the public. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SR 1177 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 321. Reported enrolled
HB 43 82-1 (2011) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to election through secret ballot of a labor union as the exclusive bargaining representative. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 58 82-1 (2011) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the creation of the offense of employing or contracting with an unauthorized alien. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 40 82-1 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the establishment and administration of the Texas Essential Workers Program. Filed
HB 48 81-0 (2009) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al. Relating to the suspension of certain licenses held by employers for the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in the United States. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 70 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the issuance of an occupational license to certain applicants with criminal convictions. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Considered in Calendars
HB 128 81-0 (2009) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to the requirement that applicants for certain licenses be eligible for employment in the United States. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to subcommittee
HB 161 81-0 (2009) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to block grant funding for certain workforce training and employment programs and functions by the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 253 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to language requirements for engaging in certain regulated activities. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 266 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to regulating the provision of benefits and services to, and the verification of the employment status of, immigrants and to enforcing laws relating to immigrants; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 270 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Fred | et. al. Relating to the definition of qualified employee for purposes of the enterprise zone program. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 377 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al. Relating to the creation and funding of the Texas Rural Job Development Fund. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 538 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 622 81-0 (2009) Author: Harless, Patricia Relating to the suspension of certain licenses held by employers for the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in the United States. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 978 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the employment rights of certain individuals with disabilities. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1057 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to family care leave for certain employees; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Subcommittee members named
HB 1201 81-0 (2009) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to liability of an in-home service company or residential delivery company for negligent hiring. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Reported favorably as substituted
HB 1301 81-0 (2009) Author: Frost, Stephen | et. al. Relating to an employee's transportation and storage of certain firearms or ammunition while on certain property owned or controlled by the employee's employer. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1637 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to normal weekly hours of work under the shared work unemployment compensation program. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2054 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the conditions of employment for firefighters employed by certain districts and entities; providing penalties. House: County Affairs Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 2249 81-0 (2009) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the regulation of staff leasing services. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
HB 2360 81-0 (2009) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the provision of information regarding employee eligibility for the federal earned income tax credit. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2492 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to the creation, operation, and funding of the Texas Sustainable Youth Program. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2547 81-0 (2009) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the use of a description of employment in determining the safety and appropriateness of a return to employment by an injured employee. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3153 81-0 (2009) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to unemployment compensation modernization. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Referred to Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
HB 3606 81-0 (2009) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al. Relating to election through secret ballot of a labor union as the exclusive bargaining representative. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3614 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to transition and employment services for public school students enrolled in special education programs. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3877 81-0 (2009) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to requiring contractors in certain state construction contracts to provide health benefits to employees. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3949 81-0 (2009) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to the requirement that applicants for certain licenses be eligible for employment in the United States. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 4295 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the right of certain municipalities to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
HB 4377 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the confidentiality of certain communications involving an ombudsman program established by an employer as an alternative dispute resolution service. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
SB 60 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the right of an employee who is a victim of a crime to time off from work to attend court proceedings related to that crime. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 357 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to a prohibition against the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in the United States and the suspension of licenses held by certain employers for the knowing employment of those persons. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 541 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Farabee, David | et. al.
Relating to renewable energy and to incentives for Texas renewable energy jobs and manufacturing. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 692 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to family care leave for certain employees; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 707 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Jim
Relating to requiring a sexually oriented business to maintain certain photographic identification records; providing a criminal penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 708 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the authority of the attorney general to seek an injunction against certain employment practices involving children. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 709 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Jim | et. al.
Relating to activity that constitutes maintaining a common nuisance. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 710 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Jim | et. al.
Relating to the punishment for the offense of employment harmful to children. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 730 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
Sponsor: Frost, Stephen | et. al.
Relating to an employee's transportation and storage of certain firearms or ammunition while on certain property owned or controlled by the employee's employer. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 732 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to a franchise tax credit for employers that allow employees to telecommute. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1125 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to transition and employment services for public school students enrolled in special education programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1427 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the regulation of staff leasing services. Senate: Business & Commerce Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1430 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to election through secret ballot of a labor union as the exclusive bargaining representative. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1450 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to the right of certain municipalities to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1569 81-0 (2009) Author: Eltife, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Strama, Mark | et. al.
Relating to unemployment compensation modernization. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Statement of Leg. Intent Recorded in Journal
SB 1936 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the ceiling of the unemployment compensation fund. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1975 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to normal weekly hours of work under the shared work unemployment compensation program. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 2179 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the termination of employment by school districts of district or campus administrators who exempt students from administration of statewide assessment instruments under certain circumstances. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2568 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to a prohibition against the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in the United States and the suspension of licenses held by certain employers for the knowing employment of those persons. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Committee report printed and distributed
HB 12 81-1 (2009) Author: Frost, Stephen | et. al. Relating to an employee's transportation and storage of certain firearms or ammunition while on certain property owned or controlled by the employee's employer. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
SB 13 81-1 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to an employee's transportation and storage of certain firearms or ammunition while on certain property owned or controlled by the employee's employer. Filed
HB 220 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the rights and liabilities of an employer with respect to the carrying of a concealed handgun. House: Law Enforcement Considered in Calendars
HB 307 80-0 (2007) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 338 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to the collection and reporting of employment information regarding beneficiaries of certain health care services and employee health benefit plan coverage. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 456 80-0 (2007) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the employment of certain day laborers; authorizing the imposition of an administrative penalty. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 511 80-0 (2007) Author: Farabee, David | et. al. Relating to the rights and liabilities of an employer with respect to the carrying of a concealed handgun. House: Law Enforcement Left pending in committee
HB 581 80-0 (2007) Author: Deshotel, Joe
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to exempting from certain employment restrictions the employment of certain children engaged in the direct sale of newspapers to the general public. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 611 80-0 (2007) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the eligibility for unemployment compensation benefits of certain employees who provide at-home infant care after the birth or adoption of a child. House: Economic Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 752 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to participate in certain school activities of the employee's child. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 753 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to meet with certain persons affecting the education of the employee's child. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 900 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
HB 904 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to a prohibition against the construction or operation by a local governmental entity of a day labor center used to facilitate the employment of aliens not lawfully present in the United States. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 992 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al. Relating to certain rights and liabilities of an employer regarding an employee's access to a concealed handgun. House: Law Enforcement Considered in Calendars
HB 1037 80-0 (2007) Author: Farabee, David Relating to certain rights and liabilities of an employer regarding an employee's access to a firearm. House: Law Enforcement Left pending in committee
HB 1205 80-0 (2007) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the prohibition of certain employment discrimination regarding an employee who is a volunteer emergency responder. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1275 80-0 (2007) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the appeal by an individual entitled to a veteran's preference of certain adverse employment decisions. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1351 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the operation of certain staff leasing services arrangements. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2029 80-0 (2007) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to block grant funding for certain workforce training and employment programs and functions by the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2153 80-0 (2007) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to participate in certain school-related activities of the employee's child. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2192 80-0 (2007) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to venue in civil actions brought under the federal Employers' Liability Act or the Jones Act. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 2241 80-0 (2007) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the work hours of and compensatory time and overtime pay for commissioned officers of the Department of Public Safety. House: Appropriations Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2314 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the confidentiality of certain communications involving an ombudsman program established by an employer as an alternative dispute resolution service. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 2517 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to damages for certain harassment by an employer. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 2537 80-0 (2007) Author: Macias, Nathan Relating to liability for hiring an employee or an independent contractor who has been convicted of a nonviolent criminal offense. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 2582 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to prohibiting employer retaliation against certain employees who report abuse, neglect, or exploitation of an elderly or disabled person. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2598 80-0 (2007) Author: Homer, Mark | et. al. Relating to the creation and funding of the Texas Rural Job Development Fund. House: Agriculture & Livestock Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3037 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to employment leave to comply with certain family or medical obligations; providing a civil penalty. House: Economic Development Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3081 80-0 (2007) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the right of certain municipalities to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 3082 80-0 (2007) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to requiring certain municipalities to make certain payroll deductions on the request of a municipal employee. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
SB 311 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Noriega, Rick
Relating to reemployment rights of certain members of the National Guard. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 534 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Relating to certain rights and liabilities of an employer regarding an employee's access to a concealed handgun. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 739 80-0 (2007) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the rights and liabilities of an employer with respect to the carrying of a concealed handgun. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 996 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to employment leave to comply with certain family or medical obligations; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1014 80-0 (2007) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the application of the doctrine of sovereign immunity in a judicial proceeding to enforce certain employment rights. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 1015 80-0 (2007) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the application of the doctrine of sovereign immunity in a judicial proceeding to enforce certain employment rights. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Urban Affairs
SB 1273 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to block grant funding for certain workforce training and employment programs and functions by the Texas Workforce Commission. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1471 80-0 (2007) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to employment verification agreements between the Texas Workforce Commission and consumer reporting agencies. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1980 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to the reemployment of certain persons called to training or duty in the state military forces. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 131 79-0 (2005) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the eligibility for unemployment compensation benefits of certain employees who provide at-home infant care after the birth or adoption of a child. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 143 79-0 (2005) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 299 79-0 (2005) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to participate in certain activities of the employee's child. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 424 79-0 (2005) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the safety of hotel guests; providing penalties. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 426 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to participate in certain school activities of the employee's child; providing a penalty. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 430 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to meet with certain persons affecting the education of the employee's child. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 701 79-0 (2005) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to a prohibition of certain employment discrimination regarding an employee who is a volunteer member of an emergency service organization. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 852 79-0 (2005) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to the liability of in-home service companies and residential delivery companies for negligent hiring. House: Civil Practices Placed on General State Calendar
HB 896 79-0 (2005) Author: Farabee, David | et. al. Relating to the rights and liabilities of an employer with respect to the carrying of a concealed handgun. House: Law Enforcement Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1196 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the work hours of and compensatory time and overtime pay for commissioned officers of the Department of Public Safety. House: Law Enforcement Left pending in committee
HB 1206 79-0 (2005) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination in applications for employment and employment interviews. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 1515 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression; providing penalties. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 1526 79-0 (2005) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination by state agencies on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1750 79-0 (2005) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to the right of certain employees who are crime victims to time off from work; providing a civil penalty. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 1939 79-0 (2005) Author: Ritter, Allan
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to certain disqualifications for unemployment compensation benefits for assigned employees of staff leasing services companies. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2122 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to certain unlawful employment practices. House: Economic Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2144 79-0 (2005) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to veteran's employment preferences. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2277 79-0 (2005) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to an employment agreement that requires an employee to waive the right to demand a jury trial. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 2519 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination in applications for employment and employment interviews. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2522 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on actual or perceived sexual orientation; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2552 79-0 (2005) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the operation of staff leasing services companies. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2741 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to restrictions on the state's contracting and purchasing authority with respect to persons who promote foreign employment. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
HB 2781 79-0 (2005) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to an exception for certain employees from the application of the employment-at-will doctrine. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 2782 79-0 (2005) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to requirements regarding termination of employment. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 3322 79-0 (2005) Author: Luna, Vilma Relating to the right of certain municipalities to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3378 79-0 (2005) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to damages that may be awarded against an employer who terminates or refuses to reemploy certain employees who are members of the state military forces. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3444 79-0 (2005) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to overtime compensation earned by certain state employees. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 41 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to participate in certain activities of the employee's child. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 293 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Relating to meetings between representatives of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas and Mexican states on transportation and truck inspection issues. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective immediately
SB 508 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the confidentiality of certain communications involving an ombudsman's office established by an employer. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 569 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Relating to meetings between representatives of the Texas Department of Transportation and Mexican states on transportation and truck inspection issues. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective immediately
SB 648 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the transfer of adult education and literacy programs from the Texas Education Agency to the Texas Workforce Commission. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 715 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the prohibition of certain required arbitration agreements and employee waivers. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 976 79-0 (2005) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the operation of staff leasing services companies. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1094 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to veteran's employment preferences. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1328 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie
Relating to the privacy of protected health information. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1478 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to classification as an independent contractor for purposes of certain labor and insurance laws. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1636 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the development of occupational skills training curriculum by the Texas Education Agency. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1714 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Farabee, David
Relating to the operation of certain employment programs for veterans of the armed forces of the United States. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 120 79-1 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to an exception for certain employees of the Texas Lottery Commission from the application of the employment-at-will doctrine. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 50 78-0 (2003) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to meet with certain persons affecting the education of the employee's child. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 152 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to certain life insurance policies insuring the life of an employee. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 328 78-0 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to certain information that may be obtained by a prospective employer from an applicant for employment. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 355 78-0 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to meet with certain persons affecting the education of the employee's child. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 356 78-0 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to participate in certain school activities of the employee's child; providing a penalty. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 359 78-0 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a restriction on the mandatory arbitration of certain employment disputes. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 371 78-0 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to certain restrictions on the arbitration of an employment dispute. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 379 78-0 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the right of an employee to inspect the employee's personnel records. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 435 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to certain notification requirements for an employer of a child, a person with mental retardation, or a person who is mentally incapacitated. House: Business & Industry Subcommittee members named
HB 463 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the terms of an employment contract of a political subdivision. House: County Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 574 78-0 (2003) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 705 78-0 (2003) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to liability of in-home service companies and residential delivery companies for negligent hiring. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 810 78-0 (2003) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination by state agencies on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 978 78-0 (2003) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to certain life insurance policies insuring the life of an officer, stockholder, partner, or employee. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 983 78-0 (2003) Author: Talton, Robert
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the authority of an ad valorem tax appraisal district to obtain certain criminal history record information relating to an applicant for employment. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1053 78-0 (2003) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the confidentiality of social security numbers in certain circumstances. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1136 78-0 (2003) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1360 78-0 (2003) Author: Peña, Aaron | et. al. Relating to damages that may be awarded against an employer who terminates or refuses to reemploy certain employees who are members of the state military forces. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations Left pending in committee
HB 1524 78-0 (2003) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination in applications for employment and employment interviews. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1854 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the participation of inmates in work programs at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2170 78-0 (2003) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 2171 78-0 (2003) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to the continuation of the Council on Workforce and Economic Competitiveness as the Texas Workforce Investment Council and to the functions performed by the council. House: Economic Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2323 78-0 (2003) Author: McReynolds, Jim
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the transfer of certain suits regarding workers' compensation claims. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2369 78-0 (2003) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to arbitration of disputes between a metropolitan rapid transit authority and its employees. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2370 78-0 (2003) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to collective bargaining by officials of the state or of a political subdivision of the state. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2927 78-0 (2003) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to the implementation of a project for reintegration of offenders into the labor force. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 3462 78-0 (2003) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to laborers in Texas. House: Border and International Affairs Left pending in committee
HCR 292 78-0 (2003) Author: Pickett, Joseph
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections to H.B. No. 3441. Signed by the Governor
SB 33 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to participate in certain activities of the employee's child. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 137 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
Relating to insurance policies insuring the life of an employee or former employee. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 280 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic Development
Senate: Government Organization
See remarks for effective date
SB 281 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt
Relating to the continuation of the Council on Workforce and Economic Competitiveness as the Texas Workforce Investment Council and to the functions performed by the council. House: Economic Development
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1073 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Miller, Sid
Relating to convictions barring employment in certain facilities serving the elderly or persons with disabilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1286 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to collective bargaining by officials of the state or of a political subdivision of the state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1636 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the authority of an ad valorem tax appraisal district to obtain certain criminal history record information relating to an applicant for employment. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 30 78-1 (2003) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al. Relating to procedures adopted by a state entity to ensure an employment preference for veterans. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations Referred to Defense Affairs & State-Fed Rel
SB 11 78-1 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to beneficiaries of certain life insurance policies. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 68 77-0 (2001) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the procedure applicable to a complaint against a personnel service or career counselor. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 72 77-0 (2001) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to denial of a staff leasing services company license. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 81 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the labeling of consumer goods produced through the use of child labor; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 215 77-0 (2001) Author: Longoria, John Relating to an exception for certain employees from the application of the employment-at-will doctrine. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 243 77-0 (2001) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to employment discrimination based on certain employer-imposed language requirements. House: Economic Development Laid on the table subject to call
HB 295 77-0 (2001) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination in applications for employment and employment interviews. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 668 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 762 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to requiring certain employers who contract with or receive financial assistance from the state or a state agency to pay its employees a living wage; providing a penalty. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 813 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 816 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination by state agencies on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 856 77-0 (2001) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to participate in certain school activities of the employee's child; providing a penalty. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 931 77-0 (2001) Author: Solis, Jim
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to a coordinated economic development plan for the state. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 989 77-0 (2001) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the right of an employee to inspect the employee's personnel records. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1089 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the annual report by the Commission on Human Rights concerning certain hiring practices. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1214 77-0 (2001) Author: Pitts, Jim
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the regulation of certain occupations by, and other powers and duties of, the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1260 77-0 (2001) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to work projects on which the labor of inmates confined in county jail may be used. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1701 77-0 (2001) Author: Reyna, Elvira Relating to the exemption from jury service of certain employees of a business entity. House: Judicial Affairs Subcommittee members named
HB 1733 77-0 (2001) Author: Moreno, Joe
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the licensing requirements for labor halls in certain municipalities. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1761 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to meet with certain persons affecting the education of the employee's child. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Record vote
HB 1872 77-0 (2001) Author: Solis, Jim
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to local employment impact statements required before a state agency may adopt a rule. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2247 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Dan
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to establishing an exit interview process for employees of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2265 77-0 (2001) Author: Villarreal, Mike
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the funding of child-care subsidies by the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2537 77-0 (2001) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the recovery of exemplary damages by the surviving spouse or heirs of the body of a deceased employee. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
HB 2622 77-0 (2001) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to arbitration of disputes between a metropolitan rapid transit authority and its employees. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 3042 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to the use of, and access to, certain information regarding a current or former employee. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3087 77-0 (2001) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to prohibiting procurement by the state of goods created using child or forced labor. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3342 77-0 (2001) Author: Moreno, Joe Relating to the rights of temporary employees. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3473 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to prohibiting employer retaliation against certain employees who report child abuse or neglect. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3615 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the clarifying prohibition against impermissible consideration of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, or disability in employment practices. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
SB 12 77-0 (2001) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to a prohibition of discrimination based on the use of certain information in the determination of eligibility for employment, an occupational license, or insurance coverage. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 13 77-0 (2001) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to a prohibition of discrimination in the determination of eligibility for employment, occupational licenses, and health insurance coverage based on the use of certain genetic characteristics. Senate: Business & Commerce No action taken in committee
SB 60 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to a prohibition of discrimination in the determination of eligibility for employment, occupational licenses, and insurance coverage based on certain genetic information and to limitations on the use of that information. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 143 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to a coordinated economic development plan for the state. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 520 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Chavez, Norma
Relating to the annual report by the Commission on Human Rights concerning certain hiring practices. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 836 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the allocation of certain child care funds to local workforce development areas. Senate: Business & Commerce No action taken in committee
SB 1698 77-0 (2001) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to employment discrimination based on certain employer-imposed language requirements. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1721 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John Relating to the clarifying prohibition against impermissible consideration of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, or disability in employment practices. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 22 76-0 (1999) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to assignment of an employee's rights in an invention. House: Business & Industry No action taken in committee
HB 160 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the regulation of certain sales or solicitations made by children; providing a penalty. House: Economic Development
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 180 76-0 (1999) Author: Longoria, John Relating to an exception for certain employees from the application of the employment-at-will doctrine. House: Economic Development Considered in Calendars
HB 328 76-0 (1999) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to prohibiting certain discrimination against an employee who sustains an employment-related injury. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 341 76-0 (1999) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the use of certain information regarding a current or former employee. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 363 76-0 (1999) Author: Ehrhardt, Harryette | et. al. Relating to employment discrimination by school districts. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 407 76-0 (1999) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to certain restrictions on the use of labor union dues; providing penalties. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 475 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 478 76-0 (1999) Author: Seaman, Gene Relating to certain information that school districts must provide to teachers and administrators. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 558 76-0 (1999) Author: Hunter, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to the requirement that state employees present proof of selective service registration or exemption. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 574 76-0 (1999) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to suspension of public school teachers without pay. House: Public Education Withdrawn from schedule
HB 669 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al. Relating to criminal history records of and disclosure of certain conduct by employees, volunteers, and prospective employees and volunteers of certain educational entities. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 757 76-0 (1999) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the civil consequences of successfully completing a period of deferred adjudication community supervision. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 764 76-0 (1999) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to participate in certain school activities of the employee's child; providing a penalty. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 895 76-0 (1999) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to restrictions on the employment of certain children; providing penalties. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to s/c by chair
HB 909 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination in applications for employment and employment interviews. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 913 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination in applications for employment and employment interviews. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 934 76-0 (1999) Author: Hawley, Judy Relating to payment of contributions by certain employers of domestic service workers. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 946 76-0 (1999) Author: Farrar, Jessica
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Relating to a prohibition of the waiver of certain employment benefits by the acceptance of the payment of wages; providing a penalty. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Testimony taken in committee
HB 1099 76-0 (1999) Author: Tillery, Dale | et. al. Relating to collective bargaining by employees of local governments. House: County Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1184 76-0 (1999) Author: Hilbert, Paul
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the regulation of staff leasing services. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1201 76-0 (1999) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to the conditions of employment for police officers in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1316 76-0 (1999) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the accumulation and valuation of sick leave by certain firefighters and police officers. House: Urban Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1324 76-0 (1999) Author: Garcia, Domingo
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to termination of an employee who performs jury duty; providing a criminal penalty. House: Economic Development
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1441 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to employment harmful to persons younger than 21 years of age on the premises of a holder of an alcoholic beverage permit or license. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 1442 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to employment harmful to persons younger than 21 years of age; providing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1448 76-0 (1999) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to restrictions on off-duty employment of Texas Department of Public Safety officers. House: Public Safety Subcommittee members named
HB 1584 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to a referral to Project RIO by a local workforce development board. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 1636 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to municipal payroll deductions. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1651 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to participate in certain activities of the employee's child; providing a penalty. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 1960 76-0 (1999) Author: Grusendorf, Kent Relating to payment of wage requirements regarding employees charged with certain criminal offenses. House: Economic Development No action taken in subcommittee
HB 2128 76-0 (1999) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to the right of an employee to inspect the personnel records regarding that employee; providing a penalty. House: Economic Development Considered in Calendars
HB 2369 76-0 (1999) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the termination of certain public school district employees. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2422 76-0 (1999) Author: Salinas Jr., Ignacio | et. al. Relating to the assignment of a work-family facilitator for the Work and Family Policies Clearinghouse. House: Economic Development Considered in Calendars
HB 2487 76-0 (1999) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to the creation and operation of an employer advisory committee for the labor exchange system administered by the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic Development Considered in Calendars
HB 2489 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2665 76-0 (1999) Author: George, Kenn Relating to the immunity from liability of employers who provide certain information to a law enforcement agency. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 2723 76-0 (1999) Author: Hupp, Suzanna Relating to the prohibition against the collection of certain information. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2881 76-0 (1999) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to employment discrimination based on certain employer-imposed language requirements. House: Economic Development Considered in Calendars
HB 3601 76-0 (1999) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination affecting certain former offenders. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3658 76-0 (1999) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al.
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to the enterprise zone program. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HCR 125 76-0 (1999) Author: Isett, Carl Memorializing the U.S. Congress to allow Texas and other states to obtain waivers from Social Security. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
SB 90 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the use of certain information regarding a current or former employee. Senate: Economic Development Referred to s/c on Tech & Business by Chair
SB 227 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the budget for Texas Workforce Commission programs. Senate: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 245 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to perform certain family obligations; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 428 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to school district policies and procedures for terminating the employment of certain educational support employees. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 525 76-0 (1999) Author: Luna, Gregory | et. al.
Sponsor: Uher, D.R.
Relating to compensation and benefits for members of the state military forces and their dependents. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 538 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Relating to a prohibition of discrimination in the determination of eligibility for employment, occupational licenses, and insurance coverage based on certain genetic information and to limitations on the use of that information. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 568 76-0 (1999) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to municipal payroll deductions. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 745 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to employment discrimination based on certain employer-imposed language requirements. Senate: Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 1539 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Talton, Robert
Relating to local control of police officer employment matters by certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1629 76-0 (1999) Author: Sibley, David Relating to the enterprise zone program. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 39 75-0 (1997) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to a prohibition of discrimination in the determination of eligibility for employment, occupational licenses, and coverage under certain health benefit plans based on the use of certain genetic tests and to limitations on the use of information derived from those tests; providing an administrative penalty. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 40 75-0 (1997) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the use of certain information regarding a current or former employee. House: Economic Development
Senate: Jurisprudence
Tagged in committee
HB 81 75-0 (1997) Author: Longoria, John Relating to an exception for certain employees from the application of the employment-at-will doctrine. House: Economic Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 160 75-0 (1997) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the establishment of an advisory committee to the Texas Workforce Commission on apprenticeship and job-training issues. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 220 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to discrimination in employment based on certain perceived disabilities. House: Economic Development
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 272 75-0 (1997) Author: Hamric, Peggy | et. al. Relating to the offense of employment harmful to a person younger than 21 years of age. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 487 75-0 (1997) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 564 75-0 (1997) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to certain hearings and investigations conducted by the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1120 75-0 (1997) Author: Davila, Diana Relating to the employment of minors on the premises of a sexually oriented business; providing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1141 75-0 (1997) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to termination of employment requirements regarding certain employees; providing a civil penalty. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 1165 75-0 (1997) Author: Serna, Gilbert | et. al. Relating to fire and police employee relations in certain political subdivisions. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1199 75-0 (1997) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to the eligibility of certain counties to create a sheriff's department civil service system. House: County Affairs Reported favorably as substituted
HB 1453 75-0 (1997) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the enforcement of certain laws prohibiting employment discrimination by the Commission on Human Rights. House: State Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1457 75-0 (1997) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination in applications for employment and employment interviews. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1465 75-0 (1997) Author: Haggerty, Pat
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to the regulation of staff leasing services companies; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1517 75-0 (1997) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination in applications for employment and employment interviews. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1574 75-0 (1997) Author: Hodge, Terri | et. al. Relating to the right of an employee to inspect the personnel records regarding that employee; providing a penalty. House: Economic Development Record vote
HB 1640 75-0 (1997) Author: Raymond, Richard
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to assessment of adult education programs and program participants. House: Economic Development
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 1761 75-0 (1997) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to a prohibition on certain requirements imposed by temporary employment services. House: Economic Development
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2217 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to preventing fraud by using data matching projects and creating the state directory of new hires. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2483 75-0 (1997) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to the requirement that certain persons required to pay child support participate in job training. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 2637 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to benefits for certain state employees who become employees of an entity that contracts with the state or a public entity created by the state to perform services previously provided by the state. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 2739 75-0 (1997) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to criminal history record checks regarding certain applicants for employment. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2818 75-0 (1997) Author: Torres, Gerard Relating to grievance procedures for fire fighters and police officers of certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2904 75-0 (1997) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to the creation, operation, and funding of the Texas Youthworks Program. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2915 75-0 (1997) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to retirement benefits for certain state employees whose state jobs are lost as a result of contracts to provide services previously provided by the state and to benefits under the contracts. House: Economic Development
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3048 75-0 (1997) Author: Hodge, Terri
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the application of certain laws prohibiting employment discrimination. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
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 3512 75-0 (1997) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to assistance or benefits provided to state employees who lose their jobs as a result of a reduction in force or the privatization of state services or who retire. House: Economic Development
Senate: State Affairs
Tagged in committee
SB 98 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to a prohibition of discrimination in the determination of eligibility for employment and coverage under certain group health benefit plans based on the use of certain genetic tests and to limitations on the use of information derived from those tests; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: Economic Development Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 154 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the establishment of an advisory committee to the Texas Workforce Commission on apprenticeship and job-training issues. Senate: Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 755 75-0 (1997) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the number of hours that certain employers may require an employee to work; providing a penalty. Senate: State Affairs Record vote
SB 785 75-0 (1997) Author: Nixon, Drew Relating to the regulation of certain staff leasing services; providing penalties. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 990 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the use of certain information regarding a current or former employee. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1024 75-0 (1997) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to grievance procedures for fire fighters and police officers of certain municipalities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1303 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to perform certain family obligations. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1379 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to assessment of adult education programs and program participants. Senate: Education Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1535 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the creation of the State Board of Communities In Schools and the operation and expansion of a statewide Communities In Schools program. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1693 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to retirement benefits for certain state employees whose state jobs are lost as a result of contracts to provide services previously provided by the state and to benefits under the contracts. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1732 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to assistance or benefits provided to state employees who lose their jobs as a result of a reduction in force or the privatization of state services or who retire. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1810 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al.
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
Relating to the creation, operation, and funding of the Texas Youthworks Program. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1881 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the assignment of a rating to the level of impairment of certain employees. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1882 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to determining the level of impairment of certain employees. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1887 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to an appropriation to the Texas Workforce Commission. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 56 74-0 (1995) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to the prohibition of discrimination based on genetic screening. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 153 74-0 (1995) Author: Romo, Sylvia Relating to the employment of children; providing a criminal penalty. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 154 74-0 (1995) Author: Romo, Sylvia Relating to the creation of the offense of permitting a child to sell items or services or solicit donations at night. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 343 74-0 (1995) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to a prohibition of discrimination in the determination of eligibility for employment, occupational licenses, and insurance coverage based on the use of genetic testing. House: Economic Development Referred to subcommittee
HB 360 74-0 (1995) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to certain procedures for perfecting a mechanic's, contractor's, or materialmen's lien; providing a criminal penalty. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 514 74-0 (1995) Author: Conley, Karyne Relating to the employment of inmates of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice by contractors constructing institutional division facilities. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 622 74-0 (1995) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to protection of an employee in the private sector who reports certain activities; providing a civil penalty. House: Economic Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 688 74-0 (1995) Author: Hernandez, Christine Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to participate in certain school activities of the employee's child. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 691 74-0 (1995) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to indemnification in certain construction contracts. House: Civil Practices Referred to subcommittee
HB 818 74-0 (1995) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to grants awarded under the smart jobs fund program. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 822 74-0 (1995) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination against a person based on the person's criminal history record. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 912 74-0 (1995) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to participation of certain AFDC recipients in the job opportunities and basic skills (JOBS) training program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 994 74-0 (1995) Author: Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the employment of children in certain activities. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 1028 74-0 (1995) Author: Oliveira, Rene
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to the enforcement of certain regulations regarding the employment of children. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1123 74-0 (1995) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to enforcement alternatives for contempt orders for certain obligors who are delinquent in child support payments. House: Juvenile Justice and Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 1162 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to expansion of the JOBS program to assist teenagers. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1180 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to providing employment services and other information to persons formerly sentenced to the institutional division or the state jail division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 1267 74-0 (1995) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to the offense of employment harmful to a person younger than 21 years of age. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1310 74-0 (1995) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to employment harmful to persons younger than 21 years of age; providing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1323 74-0 (1995) Author: Romo, Sylvia
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the employment of children; providing a criminal penalty. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1341 74-0 (1995) Author: Stiles, Mark
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the operation and funding of the Work and Family Policies Clearinghouse. House: Economic Development
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1349 74-0 (1995) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the consolidation of certain programs regarding unemployment compensation, job training, labor and employment, and workforce development, the creation of a statewide workforce development system, and the operations of the Texas Employment Commission. House: Economic Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1403 74-0 (1995) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to the provision of services and other assistance to needy people, including health and human services and assistance in becoming self-dependent. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1427 74-0 (1995) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to supported employment of persons with a disability. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1521 74-0 (1995) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to grants awarded to certain businesses under the smart jobs fund program. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 1526 74-0 (1995) Author: Zbranek, Zeb Relating to indemnity provisions in certain agreements. House: Civil Practices Referred to subcommittee
HB 1550 74-0 (1995) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to the imposition and collection of sales tax from a staff leasing service company. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1626 74-0 (1995) Author: Rangel, Irma | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. House: State Affairs Coauthor Authorized
HB 1849 74-0 (1995) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to uniform rules on the hours of work by county employees. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1863 74-0 (1995) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to eligibility for and the provision of services and programs for needy people, including children; to assistance in becoming or remaining self-dependent; and to the responsibility of parents and others to assist needy people, including children, in becoming or remaining self-dependent; providing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1986 74-0 (1995) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to employment of resident physicians and students by institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2088 74-0 (1995) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the elimination of certain budget approval requirements applicable to the Council on Workforce and Economic Competitiveness. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 2675 74-0 (1995) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to the repeal of Sections: 2.01(6), (7)(B), and 5.15. Chapter 276, Acts 1993, 73rd Legislature, Vernon's Ann. Civ. St. former Article 5221k, now Chapter 21, Labor Code. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2763 74-0 (1995) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to persons entitled to a lien on a homestead for furnishing material or performing labor. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 2858 74-0 (1995) Author: Raymond, Richard
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the operation of the smart jobs fund and the employment training program created under that fund. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2896 74-0 (1995) Author: Longoria, John Relating to an exception for certain employees from the application of the employment-at-will doctrine. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 2948 74-0 (1995) Author: Davila, Diana Relating to restrictions on certain employer-imposed workplace language requirements and to employee notification of those restrictions and other equal employment opportunity requirements by the Commission on Human Rights. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2985 74-0 (1995) Author: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis Relating to the regulation of certain staff leasing services; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 3124 74-0 (1995) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the recovery of reasonable attorney's fees by the state in proceedings under Chapter 21, Labor Code. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HCR 66 74-0 (1995) Author: Johnson, Jerry Requesting the United States Congress to consolidate federal workforce development programs and provide workforce development funding in the form of block grants. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 22 74-0 (1995) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the provision of services and other assistance to needy people, including health and human services and assistance in becoming self-dependent. Senate: Health & Human Services Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 57 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the offense of employment harmful to a person younger than 21 years of age. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 194 74-0 (1995) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the operation and expansion of the Communities in Schools program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 215 74-0 (1995) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard
Relating to the establishment of a self-employment assistance program. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Considered in Calendars
SB 341 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Lewis, Ron
Relating to indemnification in certain construction contracts. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Economic Development
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 596 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the consolidation of certain programs regarding job training, labor, and employment, the creation of a statewide workforce development system, and the creation and operation of the Texas Workforce Development Department. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 677 74-0 (1995) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to uniform rules on the hours of work by county employees. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 849 74-0 (1995) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the recovery of reasonable attorney's fees by the state in proceedings under Chapter 21, Labor Code. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1230 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to participate in certain school activities of the employee's child. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1273 74-0 (1995) Author: Montford, John Relating to the operation of the smart jobs fund and the employment training program created under that fund. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1370 74-0 (1995) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the regulation of certain staff leasing services. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 1537 74-0 (1995) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to staff leasing services. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1630 74-0 (1995) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the regulation of certain staff leasing services; providing penalties. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SCR 19 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Chris Encouraging state agencies to work with local governments and private employers to develop and implement employment programs for juvenile offenders. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 31 73-0 (1993) Author: Cuellar, Renato | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to government contracts for which a performance or payment bond is required; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 549 73-0 (1993) Author: Schechter, Sue | et. al. Relating to the offense of employment harmful to a person younger than 21 years of age. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 651 73-0 (1993) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of certain discriminatory employment practices. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 666 73-0 (1993) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of an employment training program; reducing the entry level and replenishment unemployment tax rates; imposing an assessment for employment training purposes. House: Economic Development Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 694 73-0 (1993) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to discrimination in employment based on perceived disabilities. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 752 73-0 (1993) Author: Saunders, Robert
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the adoption of a nonsubstantive revision of the statutes relating to labor and employment, including conforming amendments, repeals, and penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 860 73-0 (1993) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the prohibition of certain discriminatory employment practices. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 896 73-0 (1993) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to a restriction of the use of certain indemnity provisions in construction contracts. House: Business & Industry Considered in Calendars
HB 932 73-0 (1993) Author: Marchant, Ken Relating to government contracts for which a performance or payment bond is required. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 937 73-0 (1993) Author: Lewis, Ron
Sponsor: Haley, Bill
Relating to a prohibition of certain discrimination regarding an employee who participates in an emergency evacuation. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 1056 73-0 (1993) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the creation of county jail industries programs and the use of inmates confined in county jails for public works, public improvements, and public maintenance projects. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1090 73-0 (1993) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to the administration and operation of certain job training programs. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 1103 73-0 (1993) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto
Sponsor: Lucio, Eddie
Relating to the hours of labor and vacation of members of fire departments in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1119 73-0 (1993) Author: Grusendorf, Kent Relating to fees charged by a personnel service. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1192 73-0 (1993) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the requirement that certain parents who are delinquent in child support payments participate in job training programs. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 1328 73-0 (1993) Author: Longoria, John Relating to a prohibition of the application of the employment-at-will doctrine to certain employees. House: Economic Development Referred to subcommittee
HB 1390 73-0 (1993) Author: Romo, Sylvia | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the employment of children. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Left pending in committee
HB 1391 73-0 (1993) Author: Romo, Sylvia | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the creation of the offense of permitting a child to sell items or services or solicit donations at night. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Left pending in committee
HB 1429 73-0 (1993) Author: Stiles, Mark
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to prompt payment to contractors and subcontractors in connection with improvements to real property. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1560 73-0 (1993) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to employment discrimination based on an employee's weight. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1602 73-0 (1993) Author: Conley, Karyne | et. al. Relating to the employment of inmates of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice by contractors constructing institutional division facilities. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1610 73-0 (1993) Author: Smith, Ashley | et. al. Relating to the consolidation of economic development, technical education, job training, employment, and unemployment insurance programs and the development of an integrated state-local delivery system serving all Texans. House: Economic Development Coauthor Authorized
HB 1619 73-0 (1993) Author: Solis, Jim
Sponsor: Lucio, Eddie
Relating to the conveyance of certain state-owned real property by the Texas Employment Commission. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 1855 73-0 (1993) Author: Linebarger, Libby | et. al. Relating to workforce development, investment in human resources, the organization, administration, and operation of agencies of state government providing these services, and creating the Commission on Education and Economic Competitiveness. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1868 73-0 (1993) Author: Conley, Karyne Relating to assistance to certain small contractors on public works projects. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1915 73-0 (1993) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Coauthor Authorized
HB 1983 73-0 (1993) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the employment of children; providing criminal and administrative penalties. House: Economic Development Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2265 73-0 (1993) Author: Flores, Yolanda
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the conveyance of certain state-owned real property by the Texas Employment Commission. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 2311 73-0 (1993) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination against a person based on the person's criminal history record. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 2517 73-0 (1993) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to grant applications to the Smart Jobs Program Fund. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 2579 73-0 (1993) Author: Davila, Diana Relating to the unlawful employment practice of an employer requiring employees to speak a particular language at the work place during non-duty hours. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 154 73-0 (1993) Author: Davila, Diana Requesting the Texas Commission on Human Rights to notify employers and employees that federal law prohibits imposing strict language requirements as a condition of employment. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 3 73-0 (1993) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to family and medical leave for certain employees; providing a civil penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 130 73-0 (1993) Author: Montford, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene
Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of an employment training program; reducing the entry level and replenishment unemployment tax rates; imposing an assessment for employment training purposes. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 227 73-0 (1993) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to the minimum contract amount in a public works or construction contract requiring execution of a bond. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to State Affairs
SB 257 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to government contracts for which a performance or payment bond is required. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 287 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the offense of employment harmful to a person younger than 21 years of age. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 406 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the adoption of a nonsubstantive revision of the statutes relating to labor and employment, including conforming amendments, repeals, and penalties. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 411 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the prohibition of certain discriminatory employment practices. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 461 73-0 (1993) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to the construction of public works. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 585 73-0 (1993) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al. Relating to a standardized system for reporting equal employment opportunity information from state agencies and universities. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 592 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, O.H. | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain staff leasing services; providing penalties. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 642 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Smith, Ashley | et. al.
Relating to the creation of the Council on Workforce and Economic Competitiveness, the creation of local workforce development boards, and the development of an integrated state and local program delivery system serving all Texans. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 694 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the creation of county jail industries programs and the use of county jail inmates for public works, public improvements, and public maintenance projects. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 917 73-0 (1993) Author: Lucio, Eddie Relating to the conveyance of certain state-owned real property by the Texas Employment Commission. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 939 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the employment of children; providing criminal and administrative penalties. House: Economic Development
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 1147 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to workforce development, investment in human resources, the organization, administration, and operation of agencies of state government providing these services, and creating the Commission on Education and Economic Competitiveness. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1299 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the appointment by the governor of the governing bodies of certain nonprofit corporations that administer public job training funds. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 32 72-0 (1991) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the establishment of mandatory maternity leave programs for certain private employees. House: Labor and Employment Relations Laid on table subject to call in committee
HB 142 72-0 (1991) Author: Blair, Fred
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to disclosure of information by applicants for employment in certain multi-occupant residential housing; providing criminal penalties. House: Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 177 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Sam
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Relating to the right of certain witnesses to return to employment. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Left pending in committee
HB 184 72-0 (1991) Author: Blair, Fred Relating to the prohibition of discrimination based on genetic screening or brain-wave testing. House: Labor and Employment Relations 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 243 72-0 (1991) Author: Blair, Fred Relating to drug-testing policies and drug programs for certain employees and prospective employees. House: Labor and Employment Relations Referred to subcommittee
HB 248 72-0 (1991) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the composition of the Texas Employment Commission. House: Labor and Employment Relations Referred to Labor & Employment Relations
HB 327 72-0 (1991) Author: Hill, Anita Relating to reporting to the legislature certain audit results concerning job-training programs. House: Business & Commerce Laid on table subject to call in committee
HB 365 72-0 (1991) Author: Hill, Anita Relating to legislative oversight of certain employment and job-training programs conducted by state agencies. House: Business & Commerce Laid on table subject to call in committee
HB 366 72-0 (1991) Author: Hill, Anita Relating to the submission to the legislature of certain reports concerning job-training plans developed for local service delivery areas under the Texas Job-Training Partnership Act. House: Business & Commerce Laid on table subject to call in committee
HB 1219 72-0 (1991) Author: Hill, Anita
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the goals and administration of the Texas Job-Training Partnership Act. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1348 72-0 (1991) Author: Blair, Fred Relating to disclosure of information by applicants for employment in apartments, hotels, and subsidized housing; and providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 1407 72-0 (1991) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to prohibiting employment discrimination against a person based on the person's criminal history record. House: Business & Commerce No action taken in committee
HB 1445 72-0 (1991) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to employment discrimination based on an employee's weight. House: State Affairs 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 1627 72-0 (1991) Author: Willy, John
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to a performance bond required of county contractors. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 1656 72-0 (1991) Author: Granoff, Al Relating to the employment of a child; providing a penalty. House: Labor and Employment Relations Left pending in committee
HB 1963 72-0 (1991) Author: Hill, Anita Relating to the authority of home rule cities to require a bond for the performance of certain work. House: Urban Affairs Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 2019 72-0 (1991) Author: Smith, Dalton
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Amending Section 142.0017 (i) of the Local Government Code to allow employees to agree to flexible working schedules. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 2107 72-0 (1991) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to construction contracts. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 2114 72-0 (1991) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Lucio, Eddie
Relating to discrimination in employment. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2178 72-0 (1991) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to discrimination in employment. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2196 72-0 (1991) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to a restriction of the use of certain indemnity provisions in construction contracts. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 2284 72-0 (1991) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim Relating to indemnity provisions contained in certain construction contracts. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 2293 72-0 (1991) Author: Blair, Fred | et. al. Relating to discriminatory employment practices. House: State Affairs 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 2347 72-0 (1991) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to indemnification in certain construction contracts. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 2438 72-0 (1991) Author: Linebarger, Libby Relating to indemnity provisions contained in certain construction contracts. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 2462 72-0 (1991) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to discrimination in employment based on perceived disabilities. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2637 72-0 (1991) Author: Hill, Anita Relating to the more effective development of skills in the Texas work force. House: Business & Commerce 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 2692 72-0 (1991) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the administration and operation of certain job training programs by the Texas Employment Commission. House: Labor and Employment Relations Referred to Labor & Employment Relations
HB 2810 72-0 (1991) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al. Relating to the administration and operation of certain job training programs. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2897 72-0 (1991) Author: Counts, David Relating to the regulation of employee leasing entities; creating offenses and providing civil and criminal penalties; appropriating fees. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HCR 77 72-0 (1991) Author: Granoff, Al Requesting the Texas Education Agency to conduct a study of the average number of hours per week that Texas public school students, grades 9-12, are employed. House: Public Education 1st Printing sent to Calendars
SB 89 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to the administration and operation of certain job training programs by the Texas Employment Commission. Senate: Economic Development Referred to special subcommittee
SB 107 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Hill, Anita
Relating to reporting to the legislature certain audit results concerning job-training programs. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 126 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Hill, Anita
Relating to legislative oversight of certain employment and job-training programs conducted by state agencies. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 127 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Hill, Anita
Relating to the submission to the legislature of certain reports concerning job-training plans developed for local service delivery areas under the Texas Job-Training Partnership Act. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 505 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the goals and administration of the Texas Job-Training Partnership Act. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 632 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to disclosure of information by applicants for employment in apartments, hotels, and subsidized housing; and providing a criminal penalty. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 662 72-0 (1991) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Barton, Erwin
Relating to discrimination in employment based on perceived disabilities. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
1st Printing sent to Calendars
SB 711 72-0 (1991) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the hours of labor and vacation of members of fire and police departments in municipalities with a population of more than 10,000. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 935 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Gibson, Bruce
Relating to provisions making certain contracts subject to the laws of another state, to litigation in the courts of another state, or to arbitration in another state, or to agreed limitations periods. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
SB 988 72-0 (1991) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to indemnity provisions contained in certain construction contracts. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 1020 72-0 (1991) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Counts, David
Relating to the regulation of employee leasing entities; creating offenses and providing civil and criminal penalties; appropriating fees. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
1st Printing sent to Calendars
SB 1093 72-0 (1991) Author: Lucio, Eddie Relating to discrimination in employment. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1299 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the more effective development of skills in the Texas work force. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1315 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al. Relating to discriminatory employment practices. Senate: State Affairs Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1318 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to discrimination in employment. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1520 72-0 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Martinez, Roman
Relating to the regulation of an employer of certain temporary common workers; providing penalties. House: Labor and Employment Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/91
SR 719 72-0 (1991) Author: Harris, O.H. Directing the Senate Economic Development Committee to conduct an interim study on employee leasing. Senate: Economic Development Laid on the table subject to call
HB 57 72-1 (1991) Author: Counts, David Relating to the regulation of employee leasing entities; creating offenses and providing civil and criminal penalties; appropriating fees. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 98 72-1 (1991) Author: Blair, Fred Relating to disclosure of information by certain applicants for employment in multi-occupant residential housing; providing criminal penalties. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 159 72-1 (1991) Author: Martinez, Roman Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Department of Employment and Training. House: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
HB 197 72-1 (1991) Author: Campbell, Ben Relating to the consolidation of certain state agency personnel services in the Texas Employment Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HR 62 72-1 (1991) Author: Oliveira, Rene Encouraging the Texas Department of Commerce to develop a program to assist in work force retraining. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 14 72-1 (1991) Author: Glasgow, Bob | et. al. Relating to the regulation of employee leasing entities; creating offenses and providing civil and criminal penalties; appropriating fees. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 27 72-1 (1991) Author: Dickson, Temple | et. al. Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Department of Employment and Training. Senate: State Affairs Postponed in committee
HB 461 71-0 (1989) Author: Blair, Fred Relating to a requirement that employees of multi-occupant residences disclose certain background information at the time of employment; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Safety 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 671 71-0 (1989) Author: Shine, Hugh Relating to the liability of a contractor. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 863 71-0 (1989) Author: Vowell, Jack
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to the continuation of the Texas Department of Labor and Standards under the new name, the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, and to the administration and functions of that.... House: Government Organization
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 889 71-0 (1989) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to certain privacy guarantees for employees. House: Labor and Employment Relations Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 1186 71-0 (1989) Author: Luna III, Albert Amending the municipal civil service act. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1187 71-0 (1989) Author: Luna III, Albert Amending the municipal civil service act. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1253 71-0 (1989) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to the continuation of the Texas Department of Labor and Standards under the new name, the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, and to the administration and functions of that department.... House: Government Organization Pending in subcommittee
HB 1386 71-0 (1989) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the administration and coordination of job training and related employment programs in the state. House: Business & Commerce Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 1518 71-0 (1989) Author: Culberson, John Relating to the development by the Texas Employment Commission of industry-specific criteria used in determining whether an independent contractor relationship exists in regard to services that may otherwise.... House: Labor and Employment Relations Referred to Labor & Employment Rel.
HB 1551 71-0 (1989) Author: Guerrero, Lena Relating to certain breaks to which an employee is entitled. House: Labor and Employment Relations Referred to subcommittee
HB 1928 71-0 (1989) Author: Shine, Hugh Relating to access by the Texas Employment Commission to criminal history record information of certain applicants for employment. House: Labor and Employment Relations Reported favorably with substitute
HB 1943 71-0 (1989) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the authority of the Texas Employment Commission to accept gifts. House: Labor and Employment Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1958 71-0 (1989) Author: Guerrero, Lena Relating to hours of labor for fire fighters and police officers. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2009 71-0 (1989) Author: Shine, Hugh Relating to the use of a facsimile signature and seal by the Texas Employment Commission. House: Labor and Employment Relations Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 2046 71-0 (1989) Author: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis
Sponsor: Carriker, Steven
Relating to the conveyance of certain state-owned real property by the Texas Employment Commission; making an appropriation. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2062 71-0 (1989) Author: Russell, Sam Relating to claims for payment made related to public works contracts. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 2073 71-0 (1989) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to a prohibition on sexual harassment in employment. House: State Affairs Pending in committee
HB 2176 71-0 (1989) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to a mandatory maternity leave program for certain private employees. House: Labor and Employment Relations Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 2334 71-0 (1989) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to the administration of Project RIO by the Texas Employment Commission. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2453 71-0 (1989) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to civil service system in counties with a population of 2.4 million or more. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2568 71-0 (1989) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine | et. al. Relating to contributions to a political party by a corporation or labor organization; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2828 71-0 (1989) Author: Robnett, Nolan Relating to an exemption from the child labor law when a child is employed through a rehabilitation program supervised by a municipal court judge. House: Labor and Employment Relations Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 411 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the continuation of the Texas Department of Labor and Standards under the new name, the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, and to the administration and functions of that department... Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 731 71-0 (1989) Author: Haley, Bill Relating to the authority of the Texas Employment Commission to accept gifts. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Special Subcommittee
SB 734 71-0 (1989) Author: Haley, Bill
Sponsor: Shine, Hugh
Relating to access by the Texas Employment Commission to criminal history record information of certain applicants for employment. House: Labor and Employment Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 929 71-0 (1989) Author: Haley, Bill
Sponsor: Shine, Hugh
Relating to the use of a facsimile signature and seal by the Texas Employment Commission. House: Labor and Employment Relations
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1004 71-0 (1989) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to the use of individual sureties under certain contracts for public works. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 1242 71-0 (1989) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to hours of labor for fire fighters and police officers. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1310 71-0 (1989) Author: Montford, John Relating to an exception from the child labor law when a child is employed through a rehabilitation program supervised by a municipal court judge. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1450 71-0 (1989) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Relating to the administration and coordination of job training and related employment programs in the state. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Education
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 1689 71-0 (1989) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to the administration and operation of certain job training programs. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SCR 149 71-0 (1989) Author: Sims, Bill Memorializing Congress to release resources to Texas Employment Commission. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 132 71-1 (1989) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to fair subcontracting practices in certain public improvements work. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 55 71-2 (1989) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to the adminstration and operation of certain job training programs. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 1886 70-0 (1987) Author: Granoff, Al Relating to the liability of probationers performing court-ordered work as a condition of probation; amending Subsection (k), Section 10, Article 42.12, Code of Criminal Procedure. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1904 70-0 (1987) Author: Guerrero, Lena
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the creation of the offense of employment harmful to minors. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 2166 70-0 (1987) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to the repeal of state regulation of certain labor agents. House: Labor and Employment Relations Comm. laid on table subj. to call
HB 2197 70-0 (1987) Author: Martinez, Roman
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to the repeal of state regulation of certain labor agents. House: Labor and Employment Relations
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 2604 70-0 (1987) Author: Gibson, Bruce
Sponsor: Anderson, Richard
Relating to preferences of hearings and trials in the trial courts of this state. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
SB 1455 70-0 (1987) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to a restriction of the use of certain indemnity provisions in certain construction contracts. Senate: Jurisprudence Received from the Senate
HB 49 69-0 (1985) Author: Clemons, Billy Relating to the employment of certain aliens and providing penalties. House: Business & Commerce Coauthor authorized
HB 1041 69-0 (1985) Author: Hudson, David
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the licensing and regulation of labor agents; providing a penalty. House: Labor & Employment Relations
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1788 69-0 (1985) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to the hours of labor under certain contracts made by the state or a political subdivision. House: Labor & Employment Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1201 69-0 (1985) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the prohibition of discrimination based on sexual preference in certain transactions concerning employment. Senate: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 292 68-0 (1983) Author: Ragsdale, Paul Relating to prevention of certain discriminatory employment practices on the basis of race, color, disability, religion, sex, age, or national origin. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 577 68-0 (1983) Author: Clemons, Billy Relating to the employment of certain aliens. House: Business & Commerce Coauthor authorized
HB 702 68-0 (1983) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to the continuation of the Industrial Accident Board and the workers' compensation and crime victims compensation programs. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Committee on Business & Commerce
HB 768 68-0 (1983) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the employment of certain aliens. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Committee on Business & Commerce
HB 885 68-0 (1983) Author: Criss, Lloyd
Sponsor: Doggett, Lloyd
Relating to the operation and continuation of the Texas Employment Commission. House: Labor and Employment Relations
Senate: State Affairs
House conferees appointed
HB 933 68-0 (1983) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the collection of fringe benefits owed to an employee. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Committee on Business & Commerce
HB 1116 68-0 (1983) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to an employer paying an employee's salary during the first five days of jury service. House: Labor and Employment Relations No action taken
HB 1278 68-0 (1983) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the employment of a child. House: Business & Commerce See remarks
HB 1647 68-0 (1983) Author: Ragsdale, Paul Relating to prevention of certain discriminatory employment practices on the basis of race, color, disability, religion, sex, age, or national origin. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HJR 28 68-0 (1983) Author: Geistweidt, Gerald Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to an individual's right to work. House: Labor and Employment Relations Coauthor authorized
SB 69 68-0 (1983) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Barton, Erwin
Relating to the authority of the State Commission for the Blind to make or guarantee loans used to purchase technological aids necessary for the successful employment of visually handicapped persons. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 72 68-0 (1983) Author: Leedom, John Relating to certain fees collected by the Texas Department of Labor and Standards. Senate: State Affairs No action taken
SB 145 68-0 (1983) Author: Blake, Roy Relating to the operation and continuation of the Texas Employment Commission. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 473 68-0 (1983) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the election of members of the Texas Employment Commission. Senate: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 573 68-0 (1983) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the creation of the fair employment division of the Texas Employment Commission. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 605 68-0 (1983) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Cary, Reby
Relating to the prohibition of discrimination in certain transactions concerning employment; providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on daily General State Calendar
SB 927 68-0 (1983) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Messer, Bill
Relating to the regulation of job protection and certain health, accident, and disability insurance and other benefits for certain workers; providing penalties. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SR 752 68-0 (1983) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Authorizing Conference Committee on H.B. 885 to make appropriate changes in bill to provide that Department of Human Rights is transferred to Texas Department of Labor and Standards.
HB 2 68-1 (1983) Author: Criss, Lloyd
Sponsor: Blake, Roy
Relating to the continuation of the Texas Employment Commission. House: Labor and Employment Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 3 68-1 (1983) Author: Cary, Reby Relating to the prohibition of discrimination in certain transactions concerning employment; providing penalties. House: State Affairs No action taken
HB 14 68-1 (1983) Author: Wilson, Ron
Sponsor: Doggett, Lloyd
Relating to the prohibition of discrimination in certain transactions concerning employment; providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1 68-1 (1983) Author: Blake, Roy Relating to the operation and continuation of the Texas Employment Commission. Senate: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
SB 2 68-1 (1983) Author: Sharp, John Relating to the continuation of the Texas Employment Commission. Senate: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
SB 17 68-1 (1983) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to the prohibition of discrimination in certain transactions concerning employment; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs No action taken
HB 56 68-2 (1984) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the organization and administration of the Texas Employment Commission. House: Labor and Employment Relations Referred to Committee on Labor & Employment Relations
HB 174 67-0 (1981) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the employment of certain aliens. House: Employment Practices Reported from subcommittee favorably with amendments
HB 283 67-0 (1981) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to sexual offense arrest and final conviction investigations of persons employed to work with children. House: Security & Sanctions Referred to Committee on Security and Sanctions
HB 328 67-0 (1981) Author: Ragsdale, Paul Relating to prevention of certain discriminatory practices in employment and creating the Equal Employment Opportunity Division of the Department of Labor and Standards. House: Employment Practices Reported from subcommittee with substitute
HB 539 67-0 (1981) Author: Criss, Lloyd
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the regulation of child labor. House: Employment Practices
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1113 67-0 (1981) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the funding, establishment and operation of multipurpose service centers for displaced homemakers. House: Human Services Referred to subcommittee
HB 1477 67-0 (1981) Author: Browder, Larry Relating to employment cards for aliens and to deductions from aliens' salaries. House: Employment Practices No action taken
HB 1606 67-0 (1981) Author: Lewis, Gibson
Sponsor: McKnight, Peyton
Relating to the authority of the commissioner of labor and standards to perform functions regarding residential energy conservation. House: Employment Practices
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2173 67-0 (1981) Author: Smith, Terral
Sponsor: Doggett, Lloyd
Relating to alternate forms of testing for handicapped adults. House: Human Services
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 264 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to membership in, or payment of a thing of value to, a labor organization as a condition of employment. Senate: Economic Development Record vote
SB 516 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to the funding, establishment, and operation of multipurpose service centers for displaced homemakers; authorizing certain fees for service of a district clerk; authorizing appropriations. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 633 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to discrimination in employment because of sex. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 924 67-0 (1981) Author: Short, E.L. Relating to part-time or temporary employment opportunities for older workers. Senate: Human Resources Postponed
SB 997 67-0 (1981) Author: McKnight, Peyton Relating to the authority of the commissioner of labor and standards to perform functions regarding residential energy conservation. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
SB 1184 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the prohibition of discrimination in certain transactions concerning employment, public accommodation, credit, and real property; providing penalties. Senate: Human Resources No action taken
SB 1233 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the composition of the Texas Employment Commission. Senate: State Affairs No action taken
SJR 9 67-0 (1981) Author: Travis, Dee Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to an individual's right to work. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SJR 11 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Proposing a constitutional amendment guaranteeing the right of a person to work for an employer without regard to whether the person is a member of or makes a payment to a labor organization. Senate: Economic Development Coauthor authorized
SR 775 67-0 (1981) Author: Uribe, Hector Directing the Senate Human Resources Committee to study the impact of the influx of aliens into Texas on the labor market. Senate: Human Resources
HB 120 66-0 (1979) Author: Ragsdale, Paul Relating to prevention of certain discriminatory practices in the employment of persons because of race, color, religion, sex, age, or national origin. House: Employment Practices Referred to Committee on Employment Practices
HB 121 66-0 (1979) Author: Ragsdale, Paul Promoting and protecting the welfare of the people of Texas by prevention and elimination of certain unreasonable practices and policies, including discrimination based upon race, color, religion, sex, age, or national origin; providing remedies and penalties; creating a Texas Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and defining the functions, powers and duties of the Commission; regulation the relation between the Commission and local commissions. House: Employment Practices Referred to Committee on Employment Practices
HB 123 66-0 (1979) Author: Ragsdale, Paul Relating to prevention of certain discriminatory practices in employment, places of public accommodation, educational institutions, real property transactions, and awarding of public contrats on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, or national origin. House: Employment Practices Referred to Committee on Employment Practices
HB 127 66-0 (1979) Author: Green, Gene Making it an offense to employ an illegal alien; establishing penalties; and declaring an emergency. House: Employment Practices Referred to Committee on Employment Practices
HB 495 66-0 (1979) Author: Brown, Albert "Al" Relating to the employment of certain children in the entertainment industry. House: Employment Practices Referred to subcommittee
HB 507 66-0 (1979) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to the regulation of personnel employment services. House: Business & Industry Laid on the table subject to call
HB 710 66-0 (1979) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Sponsor: Longoria, Raul
Relating to the licensing of labor agents. House: Employment Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 837 66-0 (1979) Author: Clark, Bill Relating to the employment of certain aliens and providing penalties. House: Employment Practices Referred to Committee on Employment Practices
HB 980 66-0 (1979) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to an exception from the child labor law for certain apprentices and vocational students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1162 66-0 (1979) Author: Elizondo, Paul Relating to discrimination in employment because of age. House: Employment Practices Referred to Committee on Employment Practices
HB 1279 66-0 (1979) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the use of employees in construction projects who have violated an immigration or naturalization law or rule. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1287 66-0 (1979) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob Relating to liens and performance and payment bonds in connection with public contracts. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 1526 66-0 (1979) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to a criminal offense for employment of illegal aliens. House: Employment Practices Referred to Committee on Employment Practices
HB 1609 66-0 (1979) Author: Chavez, Melchor Relating to the employment of alien and agricultural workers; providing a penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to subcommittee
HB 1676 66-0 (1979) Author: Rains, Don Relating to collection of federal or private funds for retirement contributions; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1823 66-0 (1979) Author: Lewis, Gibson Relating to the exclusion of the Texas Employment Commission from the provisions of the Administrative Procedure and Texas Register Act. House: Employment Practices Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 1866 66-0 (1979) Author: Thompson, Gary Relating to the authority of a county judge to issue permits for employment of certain children. House: Employment Practices
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2124 66-0 (1979) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to the definition of doing business in this state. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HJR 4 66-0 (1979) Author: Close, G.R. "Bob" Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to an individual's right to work. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HJR 22 66-0 (1979) Author: Wright, Brad Proposing a constitutional amendment guaranteeing the right of a person to work for an employer without regard to whether the person is a member of of makes a payment to a labor organization. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
SB 61 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to membership in, or payment of a thing of value to, a labor organization as a condition of employment. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 124 66-0 (1979) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Gibson, Joe
Relating to a minimum and maximum age for employment, to mandatory retirement age for public employees, and to activities of certain judges after retirement; and pertaining to causes of actions for violations of this Act. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 297 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to discrimination in public employment because of age. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 567 66-0 (1979) Author: Vale, Bob Relating to discrimination in employment because of age. Senate: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 623 66-0 (1979) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Polumbo, Anthony
Relating to regulation, certification, and bonding of personnel employment services; providing penalties and damages. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 697 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to discrimination in employment because of sex. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 719 66-0 (1979) Author: Longoria, Raul Relating to licensing of labor agents. Senate: Economic Development Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 895 66-0 (1979) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to overtime to be paid to certain employees. Senate: Economic Development Referred to subcommittee
SB 1067 66-0 (1979) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the definition of doing business in this state. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Scheduled for future calendar placement
SJR 14 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Proposing a constitutional amendment guaranteeing the right of a person to work for an employer without regard to whether the person is a member of or makes a payment to a labor organization. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably with amendments
HB 15 65-0 (1977) Author: Leland, Mickey Relating to the creation, functions, and duties of the Right-to-Work Commission; declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 141 65-0 (1977) Author: Hall, Anthony Requiring state departments, agencies, and institutions to list all permanent job openings with the Texas Employment Commission for a specified period of time prior to listing same with any other public or private agency. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 143 65-0 (1977) Author: Hall, Anthony Relating to the composition of the Texas Private Employment Agency Regulatory Board and to the scope of coverage of the Texas Private Employment Agency Law and rendering impermissible the knowing employment or referral of illegal aliens and establishing a maximum fee to be charged certain applicants. House: Business & Industry Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 174 65-0 (1977) Author: Green, Gene Making it an offense to employ an illegal alien; establishing penalties; and declaring an emergency. House: Labor Referred to subcommittee
HB 182 65-0 (1977) Author: Hall, Anthony Relating to the requirements for a Labor Agency licensing and to the penalties for doing business without a Labor Agency license and for employing common or agricultural workers procured for the employer by unlicensed labor agents. House: Labor Assigned to General State Calendar
HB 354 65-0 (1977) Author: Ragsdale, Paul Relating to the establishment of a policy of full employment in Texas; providing for the designation by the governor of certain areas as economic emergency areas; providing for the preparation and selection of contingency plans; providing for the appointment of a coordination officer to assist the governor in implementing economic emergency assitance programs for the area; establishing an Economic Emergency Assistance Fund; and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs Coauthor authorized
HB 374 65-0 (1977) Author: Wright, Brad Relating to the employment of certain aliens in metropolitan areas; granting certain duties and powers to the commissioner of labor and standards; and providing penalties. House: Labor Referred to subcommittee
HB 376 65-0 (1977) Author: Hernandez, Joe Relating to the prohibition of certain uses of a polygraph examination; and declaring an emergency. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 406 65-0 (1977) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to prohibiting the employment of illegal aliens; providing a penalty. House: Labor Referred to subcommittee
HB 430 65-0 (1977) Author: Brown, Albert "Al" Relating to the preference of veterans in public appointments or employment. House: State Affairs Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
HB 593 65-0 (1977) Author: Green, Gene Prohibiting certain acts by or relating to professional strikebreakers; providing a penalty; and declaring an emergency. House: Labor Referred to Committee on Labor
HB 611 65-0 (1977) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to regulation of private employment agencies; providing for certain civil penalties. House: Business & Industry Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 816 65-0 (1977) Author: Hall, Anthony Relating to the employment of certain aliens; granting certain duties and powers to the commissione of labor and standards; providing fines; and providing a private cause of action. House: Labor Referred to subcommittee
HB 890 65-0 (1977) Author: Vaughan, Kenneth
Sponsor: Clower, Ron
Relating to military leave of absence and restoration of employment to veterans. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days
HB 1141 65-0 (1977) Author: Lewis, Gibson Relating to the members and procedures of the Industrial Accident Board. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
HB 1224 65-0 (1977) Author: Ragsdale, Paul Promoting and protecting the welfare of the people of Texas by prevention and elimination of certain unreasonable practices and policies, including discrimination based upon race, color, religion, sex, age, or national origin; providing for remedies and penalties; creating a Texas Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and defining the functions, powers and duties of the Commission; regulation the relation between the Commission and local commissions. House: State Affairs Coauthor authorized
HB 1228 65-0 (1977) Author: Ragsdale, Paul Relating to prevention of certain discriminatory practices in the employment of persons because of race, color, religion, sex, age, or national origin. House: Labor
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1279 65-0 (1977) Author: Ezzell, Michael H. Relating to the creation of the Texas Department of Business and Professions (including the transfer of the Texas Motor Vehicle Commission to the new department) and to the powers, duties, and functions of the Texas Department of Labor and Standards and the new department (including administration of the private employment agency law and the disposition of certain examination fees, the boiler and pressure vessel inspection law, the Texas Mobile Homes Standards Act, the auctioneer laws, the boxing and wrestling law, certain safety and health law, and the labor agency law). House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1520 65-0 (1977) Author: Caraway, Bill
Sponsor: Ogg, Jack
Relating to exemption of management search consultants from regulatory statutes applicable to private employment agencies. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Reported from committee favorably
HB 1579 65-0 (1977) Author: Green, Gene Providing for continuation group life and group accident and health insuance duing labor dispute, providing for individual contributions, providing for an effective date. House: Insurance Referred to Committee on Insurance
HB 1768 65-0 (1977) Author: Olson, Jr., Lyndon Relating to employers granting employees time off to vote in any election held in this State. House: Elections Referred to Committee on Elections
HB 1891 65-0 (1977) Author: Watson, Ed Relating to the regulation fo private employment agencies; providing for certain civil penalties. House: Business & Industry Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 1992 65-0 (1977) Author: Baker, Andrew Z. Increasing certain license fees required of private employment agencies and their operators. House: Business & Industry Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 2088 65-0 (1977) Author: Allen, Joe Relating to consumer needs wherein no entity, either government or private, can impose restraints in any form on such individual as to effectively diminish that individual's ability to sustain his primary obligations on a basis consistent with his individual resources. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HJR 1 65-0 (1977) Author: Leland, Mickey Proposing constitutional amendments to create a Right-to-Work Commission and a Right-to-work Fund and to dedicate a portion of the taxes on motor fuels and lubricants to the Right-to-Work Fund. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HJR 49 65-0 (1977) Author: Close, G.R. "Bob" Proposing an amendment to the Texas constitution regarding a "right to work." House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HJR 51 65-0 (1977) Author: Donaldson, Jerry "Nub" Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution guaranteeing "right-to-work." House: Constitutional Amendments Coauthor authorized
HR 20 65-0 (1977) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to creating a study committee on problems of persons with history of mental illness in obtaining jobs. House: Health & Welfare
SB 42 65-0 (1977) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to discrimination against employees involved in workmen's compensation proceedings. Senate: Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 508 65-0 (1977) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Grant, Ben Z.
Relating to the definition of employee for purposes of workmen's compensation insurance coverage under Article 8309g, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925; excluding independent contractors or volunteers, members of the state military forces, persons performing services for political subdivisions of the state or federal government or controlled by an agency other than the state at time of injury, employees of the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation, and persons employed by The University of Texas and The Texas A&M University System. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
90 Day Bill
SB 633 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Gene Relating to the operation of an advance fee resume service; making certain acts by persons operating such service a deceptive act or practice and unlawful; exempting certain persons from application of the Act; providing duties of persons operating advance fee resume services; providing consumer remedies and penalties for violation. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 708 65-0 (1977) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to changing the name of the Center for Human Resources at the Univertity of Houston to the Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations and defining the objectives of the institute. Senate: Education Reported from committee favorably substituted
SB 883 65-0 (1977) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Caraway, Bill
Relating to the exemption of management search consultants from regulatory statutes applicable to private employment agencies. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
90 Day Bill
SB 971 65-0 (1977) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to persons employed on a commission basis. Senate: Economic Development Referred to subcommittee
SB 1114 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Gene Relating to employers granting employees time off to vote in any election held in this State. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SJR 8 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter To guarantee the right of a person to work for an employer without regard to whether he is a member of or makes a payment to a labor organization. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably
HB 35 64-0 (1975) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to eliminating the regulation of hours of work and furnishing of seats for female employees. House: Labor Referred to subcommittee
HB 105 64-0 (1975) Author: Reynolds, Richard F. Relating to prohibiting payment of contributions to a union as a requirement of employment. House: Labor Referred to subcommittee
HB 123 64-0 (1975) Author: Hall, Anthony Relating to the requirements for a Labor Agency license and to the penalties for doing business without a Labor Agency license and for employing common or agricultural workers procured for the employer by unlicensed labor agents; and redefining the term "peace officer." House: Labor Reported from committee favorably with amendments
HB 125 64-0 (1975) Author: Hall, Anthony Relating to the composition of the Texas Private Employment Agency Regulatory Board and to the scope of coverage of the Texas Private Employment Agency Law and rendering impermissible the knowing employment or referral of illegal aliens and establishing a maximum fee to be charged certain applicants. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 126 64-0 (1975) Author: Hall, Anthony Relating to the appointment and term of office of the Commissioner of Labor and Standards and to the designation of the location of said Commissioner's office. House: Labor Referred to Committee on Labor
HB 244 64-0 (1975) Author: Green, Gene Prohibiting certain acts by or relating to professional strikebreakers; providing a penalty. House: Labor Reported from committee favorably with amendments
HB 772 64-0 (1975) Author: Garcia, Matt Relating to eliminating registration of labor union organizers with the secretary of state. House: Labor Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 863 64-0 (1975) Author: Head, Fred Making a supplemental appropriation to the Texas Department of Labor and Standards. House: Appropriations Referred to subcommittee
HB 925 64-0 (1975) Author: Semos, Chris V. Relating to the powers and employees of, and the disposition of funds held by, the Private Employment Agency Board. House: Business & Industry Motion to reconsider spread on the Journal
HB 1018 64-0 (1975) Author: Nichols, R.C. "Nick" Relating to allowing employers and labor unions to contract to require nonunion employees to pay certain fees. House: Labor Tabled
HB 1169 64-0 (1975) Author: Hernandez, Joe Relating to the prohibition of certain uses of a polygraph examination. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 1292 64-0 (1975) Author: Powers, Pike Relating to the duty of labor unions to file reports with the Secretary of State; providing the authority of the Secretary of State to destroy previously filed reports. House: Labor Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1374 64-0 (1975) Author: Leland, Mickey Relating to the creation, functions, and duties of the Right to Work Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1403 64-0 (1975) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to fair employment practices; creating within the Department of Labor and Standards the Fair Employment Practices Commission and prescribing its powers, duties, and functions; providing penalties and other other sanctions. House: Labor
Senate: Human Resources
Referred to Committee on Human Resources
HB 1462 64-0 (1975) Author: Hernandez, Joe Relating to the prohibition of certain uses of a polygraph examination. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 1557 64-0 (1975) Author: Garcia, A. C. "Tony" Relating to licensing of labor agents. House: Labor Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1751 64-0 (1975) Author: Nichols, R.C. "Nick"
Sponsor: Williams, Lindon
Relating to the changing of the title of the Commissioner of Labor Statistics and to the designation of the location of said Commissioner's office. House: Labor
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days
HB 2090 64-0 (1975) Author: Ragsdale, Paul Relating to the establishment of a policy of full employment in Texas; providing for the designation by the governor of certain areas as economic emergency areas; providing for the preparation and selection of contingency plans; providing for the appointment of a coordinating officer to assist the governor in implementing economic emergency assistance programs for the area; establishing an Economic Emergency Assistance Fund. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HCR 104 64-0 (1975) Author: Head, Fred Requesting the return of SB 74 to the House. Signed by Governor
HCR 165 64-0 (1975) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to malpractice and strikes by the medical profession. Rules failed to suspend
SB 74 64-0 (1975) Author: Harrington, D. Roy
Sponsor: Head, Fred
Making a supplemental appropriation to the Texas Department of Labor and Standards; providing for transfer of funds from the Texas Mobile Home Standards Fund by the comptroller and authorizing certain appropriations. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
90 day bill
SB 221 64-0 (1975) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Commission on Equal Opportunity Employment. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 271 64-0 (1975) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Leland, Mickey
Prohibiting discrimination in employment practices against handicapped persons under certain conditions; authorizing certain tests or examinations for applicants; providing no quota system is required by the Act. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Human Resources
Effective immediately
SB 346 64-0 (1975) Author: Williams, Lindon Relating to the powers and employees of, and the disposition of funds held by, the Private Employment Agency Board. Senate: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 509 64-0 (1975) Author: Longoria, Raul
Sponsor: Garcia, A. C. "Tony"
Relating to licensing of labor agents as defined in the Act; relating to fees payable by applicant for license and by prospective employees; making requirements as to applications and bond; requiring notice by surety of cancellation of bonds; placing certain duties on a labor leader, and on the commissioner to carry out provisions of the Act. House: Labor
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SJR 22 64-0 (1975) Author: Mengden, Walter Amending Constitution to guarantee a person the right to work. Senate: Texas Constitution Referred to Committee on Texas Constitution
HB 526 63-0 (1973) Author: Green, Gene Prohibiting certain acts by or relating to professional strikebreakers; providing a penalty. House: Labor Amended in committee
HB 700 63-0 (1973) Author: Poff, Jr., Bryan Relating to the establishment of a community senior citizens employment program under the Governor's Committee on Aging. House: Human Resources
Senate: Human Resources
Referred to Committee on Human Resources
HB 901 63-0 (1973) Author: Presnal, Bill
Sponsor: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Relating to changing the name of the Bureau of Labor Statistics to the Texas Department of Labor and Standards; and declaring an emergency. House: Labor
Senate: Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
HB 1250 63-0 (1973) Author: Garcia, Matt Relating to prohibiting the employment of illegal aliens; and declaring an emergency. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 1352 63-0 (1973) Author: Williams, Lindon
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the power of the Private Employment Agency Board to hire an executive director and other personnel to assist in the duties of the board and replacing the Commissioner of Bureau of Labor Statistics. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1413 63-0 (1973) Author: Korioth, A.J. "Al" Creating the Fair Employment Practices Commission and providing for its regulation of discriminatory acts in employment; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1523 63-0 (1973) Author: Ragsdale, Paul Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Commission on Equal Employment Opportunity; and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HR 35 63-0 (1973) Author: Nowlin, James Requesting the Committee on Labor to study the effectiveness of certain practices of the Texas Employment Commission. House: Labor
HR 94 63-0 (1973) Author: Nowlin, James Memorializing Congress concerning strikers receiving benefits of certain funds. House: Labor
SB 39 63-0 (1973) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Commission on Equal Opportunity Employment. Senate: Human Resources Sent to subcommittee
SB 471 63-0 (1973) Author: Wolff, Nelson
Sponsor: Poff, Jr., Bryan
Relating to the establishment of a community senior citizens employment program under the Governor's Committee on Aging. House: Human Resources
Senate: Human Resources
90 Day Bill
SB 881 63-0 (1973) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Changing the name of the Bureau of Labor Statistics to the Texas Department of Labor Relations and declaring an emergency. House: Labor
Senate: Human Resources
Reported favorably
HB 397 62-0 (1971) Author: Calhoun, Frank Relating to laws of the United States concerning hours of work for female employees.
HB 455 62-0 (1971) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to creating and establishing a Department of Labor of the State of Texas and transferring to that Department duties and functions of the Bureau of Labor Statistics and its Commissioner, and making provisions for the assumption of such duties and responsibilities by the Commissioner of the Department, and creating divisions within the Department to administer and enforce existing laws as specified.
HB 591 62-0 (1971) Author: Adams, Don
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to the hours and conditions of employment of females.
HB 616 62-0 (1971) Author: Williams, Lindon | et. al.
Sponsor: Wallace, Jim
Relating to the employment preference given certain veterans.
HB 1001 62-0 (1971) Author: Hull, Cordell
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the Texas Private Employment Agency Regulatory Board.
HB 1433 62-0 (1971) Author: Floyd, Guy Relating to hours of work for female employees.
HB 1802 62-0 (1971) Author: Jones, Edmund E. Relating to reemployment rights of veterans of the armed forces returning to public employment.
SB 103 62-0 (1971) Author: McKool, Mike Relating to permitting female employees to work more than 54 hours in any one calendar week upon submission of a written request to her employer.
SB 153 62-0 (1971) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the hours of work for female emloyees.
SB 289 62-0 (1971) Author: Jordan, Barbara Relating to creating and establishing a Department of Labor of the State of Texas and transferring to that Department duties and functions of the Bureau of Labor Statistics and its Commissioner, and making provisions for the assumption of such duties and responsibilities by the Secretary of the Department, and creating divisions within the Department to administer and enforce existing laws specified.
SB 334 62-0 (1971) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to registration of labor union organizers with the Secretary of State.
SCR 121 62-0 (1971) Author: Jordan, Barbara Suspending Joint Rules in order that S.B. No. 289 might be considered at any time.
HB 169 61-0 (1969) Author: Ratcliff, Joseph Neil "Joe" Relating to creating the Texas Private Employment Agency Regulatory Board.
HB 727 61-0 (1969) Author: Cruz, Lauro Relating to repealing a Statute relating to working hours for female employees.
HB 831 61-0 (1969) Author: Parker, Carl | et. al. Relating to creating and establishing a Department of Labor of the State of Texas and transferring to that Department duties and functions of the Bureau of Labor Statistics and its Commissioner, and making provisions for the assumption of such duties and responsibilities by the Commissioner of the Department, and creating divisions within the Department to administer and enforce existing laws as specified; transferring certain powers, duties and functions heretofore vested in the Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor Statistics to the Commissioner of Agriculture; establishing an effective date of the Act.
HB 985 61-0 (1969) Author: Allen, Joe Relating to repealing Statues relating to hours of work for female employees.
HB 1149 61-0 (1969) Author: Vance, Arthur K. Relating to making it unlawful to deny employment on account of refusal to submit to a polygraph examination.
HB 1237 61-0 (1969) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the meaning of the terms "employee," "prior service," "average prior service credit," and "maximum special prior service credit" relating to any pension fund or retirement system supported wholly or partly at public expense with certain exceptions; relating to the awarding of credit for prior service rendered to a public facility operated by a participating subdivision as successor to some other public corporation or governmental agency; providing for the recalculation of affected interests.
HB 61 60-0 (1967) Author: Clayton, Bill Relating to declaring the public policy of the State of Texas relative to the right of persons to work; redeclaring such public policy and recognizing prospect of repeal or amendment by Congress of Section 14(b) of the Taft-Hartley law; etc.
HB 305 60-0 (1967) Author: Parker, Carl | et. al. Relating to creating and establishing a Department of Labor of the State of Texas and transferring to that Department duties and functions of the Bureau of Labor Statistics and its Commissioner, and making provisions for the assumption of such duties and responsibilities by the Commissioner of the Department, and creating divisions within the Department to administer and enforce existing laws as specified; repealing conflicting laws; providing severability; establishing an effective date.
HB 850 60-0 (1967) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt Relating to repealing certain laws that relate to restrictions on female employment in Texas.
HB 858 60-0 (1967) Author: Moore, Jr., Thomas Paul "Tom" Relating to amending certain statutes so as to require the providing of medical reports to employees under certain conditions and providing for alternatives when such reports are not furnished.
SB 103 60-0 (1967) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to making unlawful certain acts relating to the use of strikebreakers by any person, as that term is defined, who is not the employer directly involved in a labor dispute, and providing exemptions; making unlawful strikebreaking by certain persons; making unlawful certain acts relating to transportation of strikebreakers; providing penalties.
HB 666 59-0 (1965) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to creating and establishing a Department of Labor of the State of Texas and transferring to that Department duties and functions of the Bureau of Labor Statistics and its Commissioner.
HB 874 59-0 (1965) Author: Whitfield, Jr., Joseph Charles "Whit" | et. al. Relating to providing that employment shall not be denied to any person because of failure to qualify for pension, retirement or insurance programs; providing penalties.
HB 971 59-0 (1965) Author: Clayton, Bill Relating to declaring the public policy of the State of Texas relative to the right of persons to work.
SB 140 59-0 (1965) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to making unlawful the hiring of strikebreakers by any person, firm or corporation not directly involved in a labor strike or lockout; providing exemptions; making unlawful the transporting into the State of strikebreakers by any person, firm or corporation not directly involved in a labor strike or lockout; providing penalties.
SB 282 59-0 (1965) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to creating and establishing a Department of Labor of the State of Texas and transferring to that Department duties and functions of the Bureau of Labor Statistics and its Commissioner.
HB 26 58-0 (1963) Author: Shannon, Jr., Thomas Clifton "Tommy" Relating to changing the name of Bureau of Labor Statistics to the name Bureau of Labor; transferring all powers, duties and authority relating to the regulation of boxing and wrestling and the enforcement of laws relating to boxing and wrestling from the bureau of Labor Statistics and the Commissioner of Labor Statistics to the Department of Public Safety.
HB 37 58-0 (1963) Author: Caldwell, Neil Relating to providing for a "Texas Labor Code"; creating a Department of Labor and transferring to it duties and functions of the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
HB 165 58-0 (1963) Author: de la Garza, II, Eligio "Kika" Relating to the employment of children.
HB 281 58-0 (1963) Author: Eckhardt, Robert Christian "Bob" Relating to repealing Statutes requiring a labor union organizer to apply for and obtain an organizer's card from the Secretary of State.
HB 348 58-0 (1963) Author: Weldon, James D. "Jimmy" | et. al. Relating to making unlawful the hiring of strikebreakers by any person, firm or corporation not directly involved in a labor strike or lockout; providing exemptions; making unlawful the transporting into the state of strikebreakers by any person, firm or corporation not directly involved in a labor strike or lockout; providing exceptions and penalties.
HB 395 58-0 (1963) Author: Smith, William Landrum "Will" | et. al. Relating to declaring the policy of the State of Texas to be that no person shall be denied the right to work, to earn a living, and to support himself and his family solely because of age; providing certain exceptions.
HB 446 58-0 (1963) Author: Fairchild, Robert Lewis Relating to amending workmen's compensation law, to provide that persons employed both within and without this State shall be counted in determining the number of persons employed by any firm, person or corporation, whether the firm, person or corporation is resident within or without this State; providing that employment of labor in Texas by a nonresident shall be equivalent to appointment by such nonresident of the Chairman of the Industrial Accident Board of this State as his agent for service of process in certain actions against said nonresident to recover for injuries to employees occurring in the course of their employment in this State.
HB 753 58-0 (1963) Author: Murray, Menton J. Relating to providing for the limiting of hours of labor and prescribing of wages for overtime labor for certain female employees.
HB 816 58-0 (1963) Author: Satterwhite, William Thomas "Bill" | et. al. Relating to repealing certain statutes so as to equalize employment opportunities for women by eliminating certain requirements for special treatment for female employees in certain businesses.
HB 860 58-0 (1963) Author: Pipkin, Maurice Snow "Pip" Relating to providing for the limiting of hours of labor and the prescribing of wages for overtime labor for certain female employees including employees of banking institutions.
HCR 113 58-0 (1963)
HCR 114 58-0 (1963)
SB 104 58-0 (1963) Author: Harrington, D. Roy | et. al. Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes and the Penal Code of Texas to provide for a "Texas Labor Code"; creating a Department of Labor and transferring to it duties and functions of the Bureau of Labor Statistics now provided by law, and providing further and additional duties and functions of the Department of Labor including a State Mediation Service, and a Labor Management Representation Election Service.
SB 167 58-0 (1963) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to making unlawful the hiring of strikebreakers by any person, firm or corporation not directly involved in a labor strike or lockout; providing exemptions; making unlawful the transporting into the state of strikebreakers by any person, firm or corporation not directly involved in a labor strike or lockout; providing penalties.
SB 173 58-0 (1963) Author: Spears, Jr., Franklin Scott Relating to making unlawful certain discriminatory practices in respect to employment because of the ages of the individuals seeking or being in employment, creating and conferring jurisdiction upon the "division against discrimination" in the Labor Commission of Texas.
SB 220 58-0 (1963) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to fees which Private Employment Agents or Agencies may charge applicants for employment.
SB 354 58-0 (1963) Author: Bates, Sr., James S. "Jim" Relating to providing for the limiting of hours of labor and the prescribing of wages for overtime labor for certain female employees including employees of banking institutions.
SB 358 58-0 (1963) Author: Bates, Sr., James S. "Jim" Relating to providing for the limiting of hours of labor and prescribing of wages for overtime labor for certain female employees including employees of banking institutions.
SB 408 58-0 (1963) Author: Kennard, Don | et. al. Relating to amending the Penal Code concerning the employment of children.
HB 203 57-0 (1961) Author: de la Garza, II, Eligio "Kika" Relating to amending certain Articles of the Penal Code of Texas, 1925, concerning employment of children.
HB 516 57-0 (1961) Author: Sandahl, Jr., Charles L. Relating to amending a certain Act relating to the deposit of revenues collected by the Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
HB 521 57-0 (1961) Author: Sandahl, Jr., Charles L. Relating to amending a certain Act providing for the deposit of certain fees to the General Revenue Fund; abolishing the Employment Agency Fund; transferring the balance in that fund to the General Revenue Fund; providing an effective date.
HB 585 57-0 (1961) Author: Johnson, Jake Relating to making unlawful certain discriminatory practices in respect to employment because of the ages of the individuals seeking or being in employment, creating and conferring jurisdiction upon the "Division against discrimination" in the Labor Commission of Texas.
HB 609 57-0 (1961) Author: Sandahl, Jr., Charles L. Relating to amending a certain Act providing that certain fees collected by the Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor Statistics be deposited in the General Revenue Fund of the State; abolishing the Boiler Inspection Fund; providing for the transfer of the unexpended balance in that Fund to the General Revenue Fund; providing an effective date.
HB 668 57-0 (1961) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act concerning the child labor exemption permit.
HB 931 57-0 (1961) Author: Alaniz, John C. Relating to the Texas Fair Employment Practice Act; prohibiting certain practices of discrimination because of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, age, sex or natural origin by the State of Texas; imposing penalties.
HB 994 57-0 (1961) Author: Korioth, Thomas Anthony "Tony" Relating to amending a certain Statute providing that one member of the Industrial Accident Board shall be a wage earner in some business or industry which is covered by the Employers' Liability Workmen's Compensation Insurance Law.
HB 997 57-0 (1961) Author: Struve, Joseph Daniel Relating to be known as the Texas Citizens' Job Protection Act, to prohibit and make unlawful the employment of professional strike-breakers in place of employees involved in a labor dispute.
HJR 44 57-0 (1961) Author: Butler, Jerry Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas providing that no person shall be denied employment on account of membership or nonmembership in a labor union.
SB 123 57-0 (1961) Author: Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa Relating to making unlawful certain discriminatory practices in respect to employment because of the ages of the individuals seeking or being in employment, creating and conferring jurisdiction upon the "Division against discrimination" in the Labor Commission of Texas.
SB 148 57-0 (1961) Author: Baker, Robert W. Relating to amending a certain Act providing for limiting hours of labor and prescribing wages for overtime labor for certain female employees.
SB 176 57-0 (1961) Author: Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa Relating to amending the Penal Code of Texas and repealing a certain Statute relating to the concern of employment of children.
SB 300 57-0 (1961) Author: Krueger, Culp Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to Unemployment Compensation records and reports; providing for certain information to be furnished at actual cost but not less than a minimum fee and for the disposition of such fees.
SB 352 57-0 (1961) Author: Baker, Robert W. Relating to amending a certain Statute providing for the limiting of hours of labor and the prescribing of wages for overtime labor for certain female employees including employees of banking institutions.
HB 158 57-1 (1961) Author: Smith, William Landrum "Will" | et. al. Relating to making unlawful certain discriminatory practices in respect to employment because of the ages of the individual seeking, or being in employment; declaring state policy concerning discrimination in employment because of age.

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