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HB 202 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to a database of employers penalized for failure to pay wages or convicted of certain offenses involving wage theft. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 228 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to unlawful employment practices regarding discrimination in payment of compensation. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 253 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to the period during which an employee may file a claim for unpaid wages with the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 285 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the minimum wage. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
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 326 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry | et. al. Relating to the payment of gratuities to certain employees. House: Business & Industry Considered in Calendars
HB 373 85-0 (2017) Author: Romero, Ramon Relating to administrative penalties assessed by the Texas Workforce Commission against certain employers for failure to pay wages. House: Business & Industry Considered in Calendars
HB 386 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the requirements regarding creation of qualifying jobs for the purpose of eligibility for a limitation on appraised value of property for ad valorem tax purposes under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 475 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the minimum wage. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
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 665 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the requirement that contractors verify compliance with wage payment laws in contracts with public bodies. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 840 85-0 (2017) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" | et. al. Relating to authorization for a county or municipality to establish a local minimum wage. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 860 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to the compensation of public school district employees for additional workdays. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 924 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the minimum wage. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 937 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the minimum wage. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 954 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to authorization for a county or municipality to establish a local minimum wage. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 992 85-0 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the minimum wage. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
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 2033 85-0 (2017) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the right of certain municipalities to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. Filed
HB 2078 85-0 (2017) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the right of certain municipalities to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. House: Urban Affairs Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
HB 2409 85-0 (2017) Author: Raney, John | et. al. Relating to wage requirements for community rehabilitation programs participating in the purchasing from people with disabilities program. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 2443 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to the electronic submission of a wage claim to the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2454 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al. Relating to the provision of a nursing facility quality-based payment incentives program and a program to increase direct care staff and wages under Medicaid. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2510 85-0 (2017) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to employer retaliation against employees who seek recovery of unpaid wages by filing a wage claim with the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2689 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to wage surveys for the determination of prevailing wage rates for certain contracts for public works. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
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 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 3193 85-0 (2017) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the relationship between public employers and fire and police employees. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on intent calendar
HB 3357 85-0 (2017) Author: Romero, Ramon | et. al. Relating to the prevailing wage for work associated with public work contracts; authorizing a penalty. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3862 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to a wage increase for certain public school employees. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4202 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to procedures for issuing municipal building permits. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 4247 85-0 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to franchise tax credits for small businesses that create quality jobs. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 56 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing an increased minimum wage. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HJR 57 85-0 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing an increased minimum wage. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
SB 70 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the required earnings statement provided by employers. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 223 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to unlawful employment practices regarding discrimination in payment of compensation. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 229 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the minimum wage. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 427 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to authorization for a county or municipality to establish a local minimum wage. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 462 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to a database of employers penalized for failure to pay wages or convicted of certain offenses involving wage theft. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 476 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to claims for unpaid wages. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1160 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to a prohibition on sex discrimination in compensation. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1162 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the payment of gratuities to certain employees. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 1586 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to the minimum wage, including authorizing certain counties and municipalities to establish a minimum wage. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1819 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the provision of a nursing facility quality-based payment incentives program and a program to increase direct care staff and wages under Medicaid. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1951 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to wage surveys for the determination of prevailing wage rates for certain contracts for public works. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1961 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the relationship between public employers and fire and police employees. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2021 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to wage requirements for community rehabilitation programs participating in the purchasing from people with disabilities program. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
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
SJR 22 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing an increased minimum wage. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 104 85-1 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to unlawful employment practices regarding discrimination in payment of compensation. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 105 85-1 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the minimum wage. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 133 85-1 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the minimum wage. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 391 85-1 (2017) Author: Arévalo, Diana | et. al. Relating to employee rights and protections; providing a civil penalty. Filed
SJR 11 85-1 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting state or local funds from being used for the administration of labor organizations. Filed
HB 41 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the minimum wage. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 42 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the minimum wage. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 94 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to a database of employers penalized for failure to pay wages or convicted of certain offenses involving wage theft. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 162 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to administrative penalties assessed by the Texas Workforce Commission against certain employers for failure to pay wages. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 174 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to requiring a living wage for those that do business with the state. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 187 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the statute of limitations applicable to unlawful employment practices. House: Business & Industry Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 396 84-0 (2015) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the state minimum wage, including adjustments based on the consumer price index and authorization for a county or municipality to establish a local minimum wage. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 492 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to the period during which an employee may file a claim for unpaid wages with the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 525 84-0 (2015) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to a franchise tax credit for wages paid to certain employees. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 1215 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the payment of gratuities to certain employees. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1250 84-0 (2015) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the requirements regarding creation of qualifying jobs for the purpose of eligibility for a limitation on appraised value of property for ad valorem tax purposes under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1590 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the minimum wage. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1715 84-0 (2015) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to a report by the comptroller on wage theft. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 2413 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the minimum wage. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2420 84-0 (2015) Author: Kacal, Kyle Relating to a franchise tax credit for wages paid to certain employees by certain new businesses located in small municipalities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2461 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to judicial review of wage claim decisions issued by the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Business & Industry Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2462 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the requirement that employers provide employees with an earnings statement at the end of each pay period. House: Business & Industry Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2940 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the determination of compensation for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2941 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the computation of wages and cash compensation for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 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 3370 84-0 (2015) Author: Gutierrez, Roland | et. al. Relating to the minimum wage. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3472 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the authorization for a county to establish a wage higher than the state minimum wage for competitive procurement requirements in a specific contract. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3957 84-0 (2015) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to recovery by school districts of overpayments of salary to district employees. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HJR 26 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing an increased minimum wage. House: Business & Industry Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
SB 65 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to unlawful employment practices regarding discrimination in payment of compensation. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 67 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the minimum wage. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 68 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the minimum wage, including authorizing a county or municipality to establish a minimum wage. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 123 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the minimum wage, including authorizing a county or municipality to establish a minimum wage. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
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 152 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to administrative penalties assessed by the Texas Workforce Commission against certain employers for failure to pay wages. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 153 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the period during which an employee may file a claim for unpaid wages with the Texas Workforce Commission. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 753 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to a database of employers penalized for failure to pay wages or convicted of certain offenses involving wage theft. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 1151 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to consultation with public employees concerning employment matters. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1274 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the authorization for a county to establish a wage higher than the state minimum wage for competitive procurement requirements in a specific contract. 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 1818 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a requirement that an employer provide an employee with an earnings statement at the end of each pay period. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1857 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the payment of gratuities to certain employees. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
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 494 83-0 (2013) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to the period during which an employee may file a claim for unpaid wages with the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 660 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to the provision of scholarships, bonuses, and wage supplementation to certain child-care workers. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 950 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy | et. al.
Relating to unlawful employment practices regarding discrimination in payment of compensation. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1131 83-0 (2013) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to a database of employers penalized for failure to pay wages or convicted of certain offenses involving wage theft. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1207 83-0 (2013) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the repeal of public prevailing wage rate laws. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1212 83-0 (2013) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the tax rate for contributions under the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act applicable to wages paid to certain honorably discharged veterans; changing the rate of a tax. House: Economic & Small Business Development No action taken 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 1550 83-0 (2013) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to unemployment compensation chargebacks regarding certain persons who are involuntarily separated from employment. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/13
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 3082 83-0 (2013) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to the minimum wage. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3625 83-0 (2013) Author: González, Mary Relating to administrative penalties assessed by the Texas Workforce Commission against certain employers for failure to pay wages. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 3740 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to adjusting the minimum wage based on the consumer price index. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
SB 248 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Relating to unlawful employment practices regarding discrimination in payment of compensation. Senate: Economic Development Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 340 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: González, Mary
Relating to administrative penalties assessed by the Texas Workforce Commission against certain employers for failure to pay wages. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 741 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to the period during which an employee may file a claim for unpaid wages with the Texas Workforce Commission. Senate: Economic Development Not again placed on intent calendar
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
HB 23 83-2 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to unlawful employment practices regarding discrimination in payment of compensation. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
SB 28 83-2 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Relating to unlawful employment practices regarding discrimination in payment of compensation. Filed
HB 222 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the ceiling of the unemployment compensation fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 276 82-0 (2011) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the minimum wage. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 667 82-0 (2011) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to the payment of wages by an employer through an electronic transfer of funds to a payroll card account. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 974 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the compensation of an election judge or clerk. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1447 82-0 (2011) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the right of certain municipalities to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1490 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the accumulation and payment of sick leave for employees in certain sheriff's departments. House: County Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2549 82-0 (2011) Author: Crownover, Myra
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the authority of a state employee to authorize a deduction from the employee's salary or wage payment for a charitable contribution to certain entities. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2956 82-0 (2011) Author: Legler, Ken Relating to the recovery of fraudulently obtained unemployment benefits or of taxes or fees owed to the state. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 3008 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3276 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the right of sheriff's departments in certain counties to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3494 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to voluntary deductions from the wages or salaries of deputy sheriffs for contributions to political committees. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in subcommittee
HJR 13 82-0 (2011) Author: Legler, Ken Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing garnishment of wages for the recovery of fraudulently obtained unemployment benefits or of taxes or fees owed to the state. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
SB 280 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to unlawful employment practices regarding discrimination in payment of compensation. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1268 82-0 (2011) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the right of sheriff's departments in certain counties to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 1284 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the right of certain municipalities to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 183 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the minimum wage. House: Business & Industry No action taken in subcommittee
HB 226 81-0 (2009) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to prohibiting employers from requiring employees to make certain charitable contributions. House: Business & Industry No action taken in subcommittee
HB 308 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to payment of wages to certain employees who miss work to perform jury duty; providing a criminal penalty. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Referred to Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
HB 762 81-0 (2009) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to filing a wage claim. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1042 81-0 (2009) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the repeal of public prevailing wage rate laws. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Left pending in committee
HB 1173 81-0 (2009) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to the right of certain municipalities to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1196 81-0 (2009) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to the payment of wages by an employer through an electronic transfer of funds to a payroll card account. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1607 81-0 (2009) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to compensation and employment benefits for members of the Texas State Guard called to state active duty. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 1942 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to a franchise tax credit for wages paid to graduates of certain institutions of higher education. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2119 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to the payment of wages by school districts. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Left pending in committee
HB 2326 81-0 (2009) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to the minimum wage. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Referred to Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
HB 2661 81-0 (2009) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al. Relating to jurisdiction over a wage claim filed after the deadline. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3008 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the right of certain counties to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. House: County Affairs Posting rule suspended
HB 3011 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to the right of certain counties to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3042 81-0 (2009) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to a study regarding changing the state minimum wage to the living wage. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3058 81-0 (2009) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to the right of certain counties to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3159 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the ceiling of the unemployment compensation fund. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Left pending in committee
HB 3486 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to application of the minimum wage to certain governmental entities. House: County Affairs Posting rule suspended
HB 3686 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the right of certain municipalities to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3991 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a one-time retention bonus for certain classified state employees. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
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 4298 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the right of certain hospital districts to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. House: County Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 4649 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the authority of certain school districts to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 159 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to application of the minimum wage to certain governmental entities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 507 81-0 (2009) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to filing a wage claim. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
SB 741 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Darby, Drew
Relating to jurisdiction over a wage claim filed after the deadline. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 764 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
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
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 986 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Relating to unlawful employment practices regarding discrimination in payment of compensation. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
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 1687 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to the right of certain counties to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2400 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to a prevailing wage survey conducted under an interlocal agreement between two or more political subdivisions of the state. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2408 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the authority of certain school districts to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2446 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos | 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 2447 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to the right of certain counties to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2490 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the right of certain counties to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 2551 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the right of the Harris County Hospital District to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 15 81-1 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the minimum wage. Filed
HB 49 80-0 (2007) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to the minimum wage. House: Economic Development Considered in Calendars
HB 193 80-0 (2007) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the minimum wage. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 236 80-0 (2007) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the minimum wage. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 262 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the minimum wage. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 327 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to the minimum wage. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 355 80-0 (2007) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to a franchise tax credit for wages paid to graduates of certain institutions of higher education. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 451 80-0 (2007) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the minimum wage. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
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 641 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to application of the minimum wage to certain governmental entities. House: Economic Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 754 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to payment of wages to certain employees who miss work to perform jury duty; providing a criminal penalty. House: Economic Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 936 80-0 (2007) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the minimum wage. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 2120 80-0 (2007) Author: Deshotel, Joe
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the operation of the unemployment compensation system and computation of an individual's unemployment compensation benefits; providing a criminal penalty. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2184 80-0 (2007) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
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
Record vote
HB 2331 80-0 (2007) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to the repeal of public prevailing wage rate laws. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 2625 80-0 (2007) Author: Murphy, Jim
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the determination of prevailing wage rates in Texas counties. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/07
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
SB 95 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the minimum wage. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
SB 207 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to application of the minimum wage to certain governmental entities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 422 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to distribution and use of money from the Texas Enterprise Fund. Senate: Business & Commerce No action taken in subcommittee
SB 980 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to the minimum wage. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1183 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al.
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
Placed on General State Calendar
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 1653 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the right of certain municipalities to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 334 79-0 (2005) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the minimum wage. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 816 79-0 (2005) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to the minimum wage. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 2736 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the minimum wage. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 2866 79-0 (2005) Author: Bailey, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
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
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 3191 79-0 (2005) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the employment relationship, including certain requirements relating to reporting independent contractors; providing a penalty. House: Economic Development Committee report sent to Calendars
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 3433 79-0 (2005) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the minimum wage. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 3445 79-0 (2005) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to a franchise tax credit for wages paid to graduates of certain institutions of higher education. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 74 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to a prohibition on employment discrimination in compensation; providing penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 788 79-0 (2005) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Seaman, Gene
Relating to eligibility for certain unemployment compensation benefits. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 790 79-0 (2005) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the determination of benefit wage credits for purposes of unemployment compensation. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1408 79-0 (2005) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Cook, Byron
Relating to wage claim disputes. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1661 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the reporting and misclassification of employees and independent contractors; providing administrative penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 288 78-0 (2003) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to wage rates paid by or on behalf of certain school districts on public works projects. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 509 78-0 (2003) Author: Woolley, Beverly Relating to the reporting of wages and payment of contributions by certain employers of domestic service workers. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 804 78-0 (2003) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to the minimum wage. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 826 78-0 (2003) Author: Davis, Yvonne
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the disposition of certain unclaimed wage payments. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 915 78-0 (2003) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the establishment of a minimum wage for public employees. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1244 78-0 (2003) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to a prohibition on employment discrimination in compensation; providing penalties. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 1557 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the eligibility of certain employers for a state tax refund for certain wages paid or incurred. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 1645 78-0 (2003) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to collective bargaining by employees of local governments. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2057 78-0 (2003) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to workers' compensation benefits for employees with multiple employment. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2364 78-0 (2003) Author: Bailey, Kevin 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 2398 78-0 (2003) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to fiscal accountability for the receipt of a subsidy or other form of assistance for economic development purposes; providing a civil penalty. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 2756 78-0 (2003) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the establishment of a standardized election training program, to compensation for the training of and for services rendered at a polling place by certain election officers, and for an increase in filing fees to aid in providing that program and compensation. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3060 78-0 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the payment of certain wages by staff leasing services companies. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 3308 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the payment of wages through a direct deposit plan. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 3401 78-0 (2003) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the repeal of the state prevailing wage rate laws. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HCR 74 78-0 (2003) Author: Burnam, Lon Respectfully urging the Congress of the United States to enact legislation to adopt the Universal Living Wage so as to help the homeless get off the streets and enable working citizens to obtain safe, decent, and affordable housing. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 374 78-0 (2003) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Flores, Kino
Relating to the payment of certain wages by staff leasing services companies. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 844 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to collective bargaining by employees of local governments. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1448 78-0 (2003) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the right of certain municipalities to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms of employment of certain municipal employees. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 4 78-2 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to unclaimed property. House: Government Reform Reported engrossed
HB 8 78-3 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to unclaimed property. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
HB 37 78-4 (2003) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al. Relating to public school finance and state taxes; authorizing a state tax on payrolls. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
HB 94 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to certain workplace posting requirements regarding the payment of wages to tipped employees; providing an administrative penalty. House: Economic Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 95 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the enforcement of certain wage claims. House: Economic Development Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 96 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the payment of wages and gratuities to certain employees; providing penalties. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 97 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the wages paid to certain tipped employees. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 110 77-0 (2001) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to wage rates paid by or on behalf of school districts on public works projects. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 303 77-0 (2001) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the minimum wage. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 533 77-0 (2001) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to the wages paid to certain employees. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 691 77-0 (2001) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to income withholding for spousal maintenance; providing a penalty. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
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 1082 77-0 (2001) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to a prohibition on employment discrimination in compensation; providing penalties. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
HB 1105 77-0 (2001) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to the ineligibility of certain inmates to file wage claims. House: Economic Development Considered in Calendars
HB 1527 77-0 (2001) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to allowing public bodies the authority to require wages higher than the prevailing wage rates for public works. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1611 77-0 (2001) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to collect a penalty for the failure of a contractor or subcontractor to pay the prevailing wage rate. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1675 77-0 (2001) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the establishment of a minimum wage for public employees. House: State 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 1951 77-0 (2001) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to conditions of employment for peace officers employed by certain rapid transit authorities. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1957 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to municipal payroll deductions. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2028 77-0 (2001) Author: Yarbrough, Ken
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the enforcement of a lien by the Texas Workforce Commission for unpaid wages or penalties. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2126 77-0 (2001) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to the computation of the average weekly wage of a school district employee. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2324 77-0 (2001) Author: Farabee, David | et. al. Relating to discrimination in health care rates and reimbursement; providing administrative penalties. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2612 77-0 (2001) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to the payment and funding of workers' compensation benefits for certain claimants who work part-time or have multiple employment. House: Business & Industry Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 2613 77-0 (2001) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to the payment and funding of workers' compensation benefits for certain claimants who work part-time or have multiple employment. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2677 77-0 (2001) Author: Bailey, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the right of certain municipalities to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms of employment of certain municipal employees. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3142 77-0 (2001) Author: Seaman, Gene Relating to incentive programs and employment services and enhancement of the financial stability of the unemployment compensation fund. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 3397 77-0 (2001) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to overtime requirements for fire fighters involved in fire suppression or emergency medical services. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 3500 77-0 (2001) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to certain municipal firefighters and police officers entitled to additional wages; providing a civil penalty. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3559 77-0 (2001) Author: Kitchen, Ann 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
SB 8 77-0 (2001) Author: Cain, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Farabee, David
Relating to discrimination in health care rates and reimbursement; providing administrative and civil penalties. House: Insurance
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 350 77-0 (2001) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene
Relating to wage rates paid by or on behalf of certain school districts on public works projects. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 379 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Farrar, Jessica
Relating to conditions of employment for peace officers employed by certain rapid transit authorities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 464 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to determining the prevailing per diem wage rate to be paid in connection with constructing a public work for the state. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 846 77-0 (2001) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to municipal payroll deductions. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 900 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to a prohibition on employment discrimination in compensation. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1135 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John Relating to the ineligibility of certain inmates to file wage claims. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1344 77-0 (2001) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al. Relating to certain municipal firefighters and police officers entitled to additional wages; providing a civil penalty. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Urban Affairs
SB 1577 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to overtime requirements for fire fighters involved in fire suppression or emergency medical services. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SJR 9 77-0 (2001) Author: Fraser, Troy Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize garnishment of wages for the enforcement of a judgment. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 145 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to garnishment of wages for the enforcement of court-ordered spousal maintenance. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on adoption of const. amendment
HB 197 76-0 (1999) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the minimum wage. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 327 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the minimum wage. House: Economic Development Considered in Calendars
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 1267 76-0 (1999) Author: Shields, John Relating to the fee an employer may deduct from an employee's earnings for withholding child support from salary. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 1582 76-0 (1999) Author: Salinas Jr., Ignacio Relating to compensation of public school teachers for a longer work day. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1636 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to municipal payroll deductions. House: Urban Affairs 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 2342 76-0 (1999) Author: Culberson, John Relating to the repeal of certain prevailing wage requirements regarding payment for services under certain contracts. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2377 76-0 (1999) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the establishment of a minimum wage for public employees. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3414 76-0 (1999) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to a prohibition on employment discrimination in compensation; providing penalties. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HJR 16 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize garnishment of wages for the enforcement of court-ordered spousal maintenance. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Filed with the Secretary of State
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 581 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: King, Phil
Relating to the liability of certain employers who are required to withhold child support from an employee's earnings. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1425 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce Relating to a tax credit for wages paid to certain employees who are recipients of temporary assistance for needy families. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1510 76-0 (1999) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of a property owner for a tax abatement agreement. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
HB 294 75-0 (1997) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro Relating to the minimum wage. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 334 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the minimum wage. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 430 75-0 (1997) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the minimum wage. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 557 75-0 (1997) Author: Culberson, John Relating to the repeal of certain wage requirements regarding payment for services under certain public contracts. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 598 75-0 (1997) Author: Shields, John
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to reimbursement of certain administrative costs incurred by an employer in implementing a garnishment order. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 707 75-0 (1997) Author: Hamric, Peggy
Sponsor: Galloway, Michael
Relating to payroll deductions for insurance premiums paid by certain county employees. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 897 75-0 (1997) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the tax refund for wages paid to an employee receiving financial assistance. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1031 75-0 (1997) Author: Elkins, Gary | et. al. Relating to the prompt payment of contractors and subcontractors. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1045 75-0 (1997) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to the authorization of certain deductions from an employee's pay. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2477 75-0 (1997) Author: Reyna, Elvira Relating to requiring that vendors seeking to contract with a state agency or school district certify that the vendor is complying with applicable state and federal minimum wage laws. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2551 75-0 (1997) Author: Torres, Gerard Relating to an entitlement to additional wages for certain services provided to an employer by bilingual or multilingual employees; providing a criminal penalty. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 167 75-0 (1997) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Smith, Todd
Relating to the offense of failing to pay the wages of an employee. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 468 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al. Relating to the prompt payment of contractors and subcontractors. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 571 75-0 (1997) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to the minimum wage. House: Economic Development
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1411 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the right of certain municipalities to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1542 75-0 (1997) Author: Galloway, Michael Relating to payroll deductions for insurance premiums paid by certain county employees. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 702 74-0 (1995) Author: Culberson, John | et. al. Relating to the repeal of certain wage requirements regarding payment for services under certain public contracts. House: State Affairs Coauthor Authorized
HB 779 74-0 (1995) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the payment of wages through electronic funds transfer. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 891 74-0 (1995) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to work programs for certain persons committed to a facility of the Texas Youth Commission. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1031 74-0 (1995) Author: Oliveira, Rene
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to the collection of certain unpaid wages. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1297 74-0 (1995) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro | et. al. Relating to the minimum wage. House: Economic Development Coauthor Authorized
HB 2036 74-0 (1995) Author: Brady, Kevin
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to a payroll deduction by a county employee for a charitable purpose. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 2325 74-0 (1995) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to payroll deductions in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2721 74-0 (1995) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to certain requirements with regard to prevailing wage rates. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2885 74-0 (1995) Author: Davis, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to the payment of wages through electronic funds transfer. House: Economic Development Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2934 74-0 (1995) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to garnishment of wages for the collection of certain civil judgments. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 3070 74-0 (1995) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the enforcement of court-ordered obligations to pay restitution to victims of crime and to reimburse the crime victims' compensation fund by garnishment of current wages for personal service; providing that restitution; and providing civil penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HJR 11 74-0 (1995) Author: Allen, Ray | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to garnishment of wages for court-ordered restitution in a criminal judgment. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor Authorized
HJR 113 74-0 (1995) Author: Edwards, Al Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the garnishment of wages for the collection of a civil judgment. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HJR 119 74-0 (1995) Author: Gallego, Pete Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the enforcement of court-ordered obligations to pay restitution to victims of crime by garnishment of current wages for personal service. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 325 74-0 (1995) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to payment of wages by electronic transfer. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Left pending in committee
SB 866 74-0 (1995) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the payment of restitution to victims of crime or reimbursement of the compensation to victims of crime fund and to the garnishment of wages for restitution and reimbursement; providing civil penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 1310 74-0 (1995) Author: Cain, David Relating to the payment of wages through electronic funds transfer. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SJR 42 74-0 (1995) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the garnishment of wages for the repayment of certain overpaid unemployment compensation benefits. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SJR 43 74-0 (1995) Author: Whitmire, John Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to garnishment of wages for court-ordered restitution in a criminal judgment and court-ordered reimbursement to the state for compensation to victims of crimes. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 560 73-0 (1993) Author: Martin, Mike
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the payment of certain laborers, workers, and mechanics under public works contracts. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 642 73-0 (1993) Author: Bomer, Elton Relating to garnishment of wages for court ordered restitution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1168 73-0 (1993) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to a prohibition of certain discrimination regarding a wage claim filed with the Texas Employment Commission. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 1334 73-0 (1993) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of certain employee claims for payment of wages. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 1511 73-0 (1993) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the right of certain municipalities to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment for fire fighters. House: Urban Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1718 73-0 (1993) Author: Allen, Ray
Sponsor: Shelley, Dan
Relating to work programs for inmates and former inmates of a county jail or state prison. House: Corrections
Senate: Finance
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 1936 73-0 (1993) Author: Wilson, Ron 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 2114 73-0 (1993) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the right of school districts to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2479 73-0 (1993) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. 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
HCR 172 73-0 (1993) Author: Martin, Mike
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house of representatives to make a correction to H.B. 560. Signed by the Governor
HJR 54 73-0 (1993) Author: Bomer, Elton Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to garnishment of wages for court-ordered restitution in a criminal judgment. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 280 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the payment of certain laborers, workers, and mechanics under public works contracts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 418 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene
Relating to the enforcement of certain employee claims for payment of wages. House: Economic Development
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 433 73-0 (1993) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Danburg, Debra
Relating to the right of certain municipalities to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment of certain employees. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 535 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the right of certain municipalities to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1354 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the right of certain municipalities to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment for fire fighters. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 1405 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the enforcement, collection, and withholding of income for child support. Senate: Jurisprudence Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 293 72-0 (1991) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to the employment of inmates in the prison industries program of the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and to the payment of those inmates. House: Corrections Referred to subcommittee
HB 422 72-0 (1991) Author: Taylor, M.A. | et. al. Relating to the payment of subcontractors by a contractor after the receipt of a progress payment. House: Business & Commerce Coauthor Authorized
HB 480 72-0 (1991) Author: Clemons, Billy
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to the authority of a court to order the turnover of wages for personal services. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 546 72-0 (1991) Author: Moreno, Paul
Sponsor: Rosson, Peggy
Relating to certain employer security requirements to ensure payment of wages; providing a criminal penalty. House: Labor and Employment Relations
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 568 72-0 (1991) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to equal pay for equal work. House: Labor and Employment Relations Left pending in committee
HB 572 72-0 (1991) Author: Moreno, Paul Relating to the punishment of certain employers for nonpayment of wages; imposing a criminal penalty. House: Labor and Employment Relations 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 863 72-0 (1991) Author: Martinez, Roman Relating to the extent to which gratuities are considered wages under the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act. House: Labor and Employment Relations Referred to Labor & Employment Relations
HB 1221 72-0 (1991) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the payment of certain laborers, workers, and mechanics under public works contracts. House: State Affairs 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 1440 72-0 (1991) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the designation of a portion of dues in certain employee organizations as contributions to the organization's political committee. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1475 72-0 (1991) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro Relating to the minimum wage. House: Labor and Employment Relations 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 1641 72-0 (1991) Author: Vowell, Jack Relating to the payment of wages. House: Labor and Employment Relations Referred to Labor & Employment Relations
HB 2007 72-0 (1991) Author: Moreno, Paul Relating to the payment of wages; providing a penalty. House: Labor and Employment Relations Referred to Labor & Employment Relations
HB 2338 72-0 (1991) Author: Martinez, Roman
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the payment of wages. House: Labor and Employment Relations
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/91
HR 940 72-0 (1991) Author: Martinez, Roman Requesting the speaker to direct the Committee on Labor and Employment Relations to conduct an interim study on employee leasing. House: House Administration Referred to House Administration
SB 136 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the authority of a court to order the turnover of wages for personal services. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 366 72-0 (1991) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Vowell, Jack
Relating to the payment of wages. House: Labor and Employment Relations
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
SB 440 72-0 (1991) Author: Lyon, Ted
Sponsor: Stiles, Mark
Relating to the designation of a portion of dues in certain employee organizations as contributions to the organization's political committee. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
1st Printing sent to Calendars
SB 1116 72-0 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the payment of certain laborers, workers, and mechanics under public works contracts. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to State Affairs
HB 86 72-1 (1991) Author: Smith, Dalton Relating to the repeal of the prevailing wage rate requirement for a public works contract. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 156 72-1 (1991) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al. Relating to the repeal of the prevailing wage rate requirement for a public works contract. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 348 71-0 (1989) Author: Criss, Lloyd | et. al. Relating to the payment of wages by employers doing business in this state; providing penalties. House: Labor and Employment Relations Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 430 71-0 (1989) Author: Stiles, Mark | et. al.
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the payment of certain laborers, workers, and mechanics under public works contracts. House: Labor and Employment Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1706 71-0 (1989) Author: Laney, James Relating to deferred compensation plans, the federal income tax treatment of which is governed by Section 457 of the Internal Revenue Code, for employees of state agencies, counties, municipalities, school districts.... House: State Affairs Pending in committee
HB 1707 71-0 (1989) Author: Laney, James Relating to deferred compensation plans, the federal income tax treatment of which is governed by Section 401(k) of the Internal Revenue Code, for employees of state agencies, counties, municipalities, school districts.... House: State Affairs Pending in committee
HB 1710 71-0 (1989) Author: Laney, James Relating to the administration of deferred compensation plans for employees of state agencies, counties, cities, towns, or other political subdivisions. House: State Affairs Pending in committee
HB 2826 71-0 (1989) Author: Heflin, Talmadge Relating to the prevailing wage paid on public works construction. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2987 71-0 (1989) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the issuance of a writ of income withholding for the payment of a child support obligation. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 897 71-0 (1989) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Laney, James
Relating to deferred compensation plans for employees of the state and political subdivisions of the state; transferring appropriations. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 898 71-0 (1989) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Laney, James
Relating to deferred compensation plans for employees of the state and political subdivisions of the state; making an appropriation. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 899 71-0 (1989) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Laney, James
Relating to deferred compensation plans for employees of the state and political subdivisions of the state; making an appropriation. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1850 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the payment of certain laborers, workers, and mechanics under public works contracts. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1858 71-0 (1989) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to clarifying exclusion of employee wages from sales and use taxes, and redefining "real property repair and remodeling" for purposes of sales and use taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 16 71-1 (1989) Author: Earley, Robert Requiring that a copy of an employee's worker compensation benefit check be mailed directly to a municipality that provides salary continuation benefits and allowing municipalities that provide.... House: Business & Commerce Pending in committee
HB 66 71-1 (1989) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the payment of certain laborers, workers, and mechanics under public works contracts. House: Labor and Employment Relations Referred to Labor & Employment Rel.
HB 97 71-1 (1989) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the use of certain payroll as a basis for computing workers' compensation premiums. House: Business & Commerce Pending in committee
SB 88 71-1 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the payment of certain laborers, workers, and mechanics under public works contracts. House: Labor and Employment Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Labor & Employment Rel.
HB 115 71-2 (1989) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to equal pay for equal work. House: Labor and Employment Relations Referred to Labor & Employment Rel.
HB 143 71-3 (1990) Author: Evans, Larry | et. al. Relating to the authority of a court to order the turnover of wages for personal services. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 84 71-4 (1990) Author: Evans, Larry | et. al. Relating to the authority of a court to order the turnover of wages for personal services. House: Judiciary Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 88 71-4 (1990) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to an exception for school districts from the requirements relating to payment of the general prevailing rate of per diem wages for public works contracts. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 43 71-5 (1990) Author: Evans, Larry Relating to the authority of a court to order the turnover of wages for personal services. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 67 71-5 (1990) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to an exception for school districts from the requirements relating to payment of the general prevailing rate of per diem wages for public works contracts. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 47 70-0 (1987) Author: Watson, Ed
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to payment for overtime work by fire fighters in certain cities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 63 70-0 (1987) Author: Watson, Ed Relating to the decision of a public body under the prevailing wage law (Article 5159a, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes) and the conclusiveness of such decision. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 93 70-0 (1987) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to payment for overtime work by fire fighters and police officers in certain cities. House: Urban Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 233 70-0 (1987) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the exclusion of public school districts from the wage rate requirements for public works projects. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 711 70-0 (1987) Author: Moreno, Alex Relating to the minimum wage. House: Business & Commerce Laid on the table subject to call
HB 950 70-0 (1987) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to the repayment of lost wages on reinstatement of a suspended officer or employee of certain fire or police departments. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 1235 70-0 (1987) Author: Valigura, Keith Relating to judgment by default in a garnishment proceeding. House: Judiciary Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2149 70-0 (1987) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the payment of wages by employers doing business in this state; providing penalties. House: Labor and Employment Relations 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 149 70-0 (1987) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Laney, James
Relating to reporting and payment of social security contributions for officers and employees of the state or of counties, municipalities, or other political subdivisions of the state; making an appropriation. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 449 70-0 (1987) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to appeal of a determination of the general prevailing rate of per diem wages for public works contracts. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 450 70-0 (1987) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the enforcement of the general prevailing rate of per diem wages for public works contracts. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 456 70-0 (1987) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the definition of the term "general prevailing rate of per diem wages." Senate: State Affairs Referred to Special Subcommittee
SB 457 70-0 (1987) Author: Green, Gene Relating to a requirement that the prevailing wage rate be posted in certain places of employment; providing a penalty. Senate: State Affairs Left as pending business in comm.
SB 601 70-0 (1987) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Moreno, Alex
Relating to the minimum wage. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 638 70-0 (1987) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Colbert, Paul
Relating to the repayment of lost wages on reinstatement of a suspended officer or employee of certain fire of police departments. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 677 70-0 (1987) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to an exception for institutions of higher education from the requirements relating to payment of the general prevailing rate of per diem wages for public works contracts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1011 70-0 (1987) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Stiles, Mark
Relating to the payment of certain laborers, workers, and mechanics under public work contracts. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1012 70-0 (1987) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the determination by the Texas Department of Labor and Standards of prevailing wage rates for certain public work contracts. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1240 70-0 (1987) Author: Anderson, Richard Relating to the payment of wages by employers doing business in this state; providing penalties. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 14 70-2 (1987) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the payment of wages by employers doing business in this state; providing penalties. House: Labor and Employment Relations Referred to Labor & Employment Rel.
SB 34 70-2 (1987) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: Criss, Lloyd
Relating to the payment of wages by employers doing business in this state; providing penalties. House: Labor and Employment Relations
Senate: Economic Development
Failed to pass to 3rd reading
HB 140 69-0 (1985) Author: Moreno, Alex Relating to the minimum wage. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 218 69-0 (1985) Author: Cain, David Relating to the frequency with which employers must pay wages. House: Business & Commerce 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 469 69-0 (1985) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the exclusion of public school districts from the wage rate requirements for public work projects. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 537 69-0 (1985) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the payment of wages by employers doing business in this state; providing penalties. House: Labor & Employment Relations No action taken in committee
HB 924 69-0 (1985) Author: Riley, Randall Relating to the prevailing wage paid on public works construction. House: Business & Commerce Coauthor authorized
HB 1227 69-0 (1985) Author: Watson, Ed Relating to the decision of a public body under the prevailing wage law (Article 5159a, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes) and the conclusiveness of such decision. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1329 69-0 (1985) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the exclusion of public postsecondary educational institutions and institutions of higher education from the wage rate requirements for public works projects. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1790 69-0 (1985) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob Defining the term "wages." House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 2455 69-0 (1985) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to the frequency with which certain employers must pay wages. House: State Affairs Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 794 69-0 (1985) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the exclusion of independent school districts from the wage rate requirements for public works projects. Senate: Economic Development Reported favorably with substitute
SB 1252 69-0 (1985) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the minimum wage. Senate: State Affairs Postponed in committee
SB 1376 69-0 (1985) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Rudd, Jim
Relating to the frequency with which certain employers must pay wages and to the effect of compliance with certain overtime provisions. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
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SCR 50 69-0 (1985) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Creating the Select Committee on Pay Equity. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 92 69-2 (1986) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the exclusion of public school districts from the wage rate requirements for public works projects. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 88 69-3 (1986) Author: Adkisson, Tommy Relating to the payment of wages by employers doing business in this state; providing penalties. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 78 68-0 (1983) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob Relating to the frequency with which employers must pay wages. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Committee on Business & Commerce
HB 79 68-0 (1983) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob
Sponsor: Sharp, John
Relating to the frequency with which employers must pay wages. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
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HB 80 68-0 (1983) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob Relating to a repeal of the law requiring that certain employees be paid twice a month. House: Business & Commerce Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 121 68-0 (1983) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the state minimum wage. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Committee on Business & Commerce
HB 207 68-0 (1983) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to pay periods for certain employees. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Committee on Business & Commerce
HB 305 68-0 (1983) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the minimum wage. House: Labor and Employment Relations Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 925 68-0 (1983) Author: Moreno, Alex Relating to the minimum wage. House: Labor and Employment Relations Placed on daily General State Calendar
HB 1259 68-0 (1983) Author: Thompson, Gary Relating to the wages paid to construction workers engaged in public works projects. House: County Affairs Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1399 68-0 (1983) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the general prevailing rate of wages and fringe benefits paid to laborers on public works projects; providing a penalty. House: Labor and Employment Relations Referred to subcommittee
HB 1682 68-0 (1983) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the exclusion of independent school districts from the wage rate requirements for public works projects. House: Business & Commerce Placed on daily Major State Calendar
HB 1868 68-0 (1983) Author: Robnett, Nolan Relating to the prevailing wage paid on public works construction. House: Business & Commerce Reported from subcommittee with substitute
SB 592 68-0 (1983) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the minimum wage. Senate: Natural Resources Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 950 68-0 (1983) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to the general prevailing rate of wages paid to laborers on public works projects; providing enforcement procedures and a penalty; giving workers a private right of action under certain circumstances. House: Labor and Employment Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on Labor & Employment Relations
SB 1148 68-0 (1983) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the wages paid to construction workers engaged in public works projects in certain counties. Senate: State Affairs Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
SB 1149 68-0 (1983) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the prevailing wage paid on public works construction. Senate: State Affairs Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
SB 1150 68-0 (1983) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the exclusion of independent school districts from the wage rate requirements for public works projects. Senate: State Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 34 68-2 (1984) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the minimum wage. House: Labor and Employment Relations Referred to Committee on Labor & Employment Relations
HB 80 67-0 (1981) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the state minimum wage. House: Employment Practices Referred to subcommittee
HB 294 67-0 (1981) Author: DeLay, Tom Relating to the prevailing wage paid on public works construction. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 590 67-0 (1981) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to the prevailing wage paid on public works construction. Senate: Economic Development Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 14 67-1 (1981) Author: DeLay, Tom Relating to the prevailing wage paid on public works construction. House: Employment Practices Referred to Committee on Employment Practices
HB 76 66-0 (1979) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the state minimum wage. House: Employment Practices Referred to Committee on Employment Practices
HB 287 66-0 (1979) Author: Simpson, Bob Relating to average weekly wages used in computing workers' compensation benefits. House: Employment Practices Referred to subcommittee
HB 734 66-0 (1979) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to procedures used in the determination of compensation to be paid workers and providing for review procedures under the Administrative Procedures Act. House: Employment Practices Referred to Committee on Employment Practices
HB 859 66-0 (1979) Author: Maloney, Robert
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to the use of gratuities in determining wages for purposes of unemployment compensation. House: Employment Practices
Senate: Economic Development
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HB 1098 66-0 (1979) Author: Jackson, Lee Relating to the prevailing wage paid on public works construction. House: Employment Practices Laid on the table
HB 1198 66-0 (1979) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the state minimum wage. House: Employment Practices Referred to Committee on Employment Practices
HB 1591 66-0 (1979) Author: Gibson, Jay Relating to disbursement of the wages of prisoners on work furlough. House: Security & Sanctions Referred to subcommittee
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 1716 66-0 (1979) Author: Chavez, Melchor Relating to the state minimum wage. House: Employment Practices Referred to Committee on Employment Practices
SB 52 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to the wages used in determining an individual's right to unemployment compensation. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Committee on Economic Development
SB 59 66-0 (1979) Author: Traeger, John Relating to average weekly wages used in computing workers' compensation benefits. Senate: Jurisprudence Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 380 66-0 (1979) Author: Jones, Gene Relating to procedures used in the determination of compensation to be paid certain workers and providing for review procedures under the Administrative Procedure and Texas Register Act. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 513 66-0 (1979) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to the prevailing wage paid on public works construction. Senate: Economic Development Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 150 65-0 (1977) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Including domestic help under the state minimum wage law and increasing the state minimum wage. House: Labor Assigned to General State Calendar
HB 185 65-0 (1977) Author: Hall, Anthony Relating to the Texas Minimum Wage Act of 1970. House: Labor Assigned to General State Calendar
HB 288 65-0 (1977) Author: Watson, Ed Relating to minimum wage applicable to tipped employees. House: Labor Referred to subcommittee
HB 747 65-0 (1977) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to deductions from the pay of an employee who is summoned to jury service. House: Business & Industry Assigned to General State Calendar
HB 969 65-0 (1977) Author: Peveto, Wayne Relating to compensation of workmen engaged in public construction work. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1143 65-0 (1977) Author: Bryant, John W. Relating to the withholding of workmen's compensation benefits to certain employees of political subdivisions. House: Judiciary Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1144 65-0 (1977) Author: Bryant, John W. Relating to pension contributions on offset workmen's compensation benefits to certain employees of political subdivisions. House: Judiciary Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1153 65-0 (1977) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the state minimum wage. House: Labor Assigned to General State Calendar
HB 1622 65-0 (1977) Author: Allee, Henry E. Relating to the payment of certain wages. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 1731 65-0 (1977) Author: Reyes, Ben T. Relating to earning statement an employer is required to furnish an employee; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
SB 386 65-0 (1977) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to compensation of workmen engaged in public construction work. Senate: Economic Development Referred to subcommittee
SB 484 65-0 (1977) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: Weddington, Sarah
Relating to certain patient-student workers who are clients of care facilities of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation and the wages to be paid to such patient-students; providing that the department will promulgate rules to effectuate this section; delcaring that this section does not create an employer-employee relationship between the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation and these clients; providing for severability. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Human Resources
Effective immediately
HB 153 64-0 (1975) Author: Massey, Tom Relating to pay days. House: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 941 64-0 (1975) Author: Olson, Jr., Lyndon Adding an exemption to the Texas Minimum Wage Act of 1970 concerning employees in certain child caring institutions. House: Health & Welfare Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 1259 64-0 (1975) Author: Green, Gene Relating to compensation paid to laborers, workmen, and mechanics engaged in construction of public works. House: Labor Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 1304 64-0 (1975) Author: Baker, Andrew Z. Relating to the need for timely, regular and sufficient payment of wages to the citizens of the State of Texas, and to the powers, duties and functions of the Commissioner of the Texas Department of Labor in effectuating such payment. House: Labor Reported from committee with substitute
HB 1358 64-0 (1975) Author: Nichols, R.C. "Nick" Relating to the payment of certain wages. House: Labor Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 2035 64-0 (1975) Author: Hall, Anthony Relating to the Texas Minimum Wage Act 1970. House: Labor Referred to Committee on Labor
SB 557 64-0 (1975) Author: Hance, Kent Relating to the need for timely, regular and sufficient payment of wages to the citizens of the State of Texas, and to the powers, duties and functions of the Commissioner of the Texas Department of Labor in effectuating such payment. Senate: State Affairs Motion to suspend rules lost
SB 733 64-0 (1975) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to the payment of certain wages. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 804 64-0 (1975) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to compensation paid to laborers, workmen, and mechanics engaged in construction of public works. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 1114 64-0 (1975) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Olson, Jr., Lyndon
Adding an exemption concerning certain employees of a nonprofit educational institution. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Human Resources
Effective immediately
HB 632 63-0 (1973) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to exemption of certain employees from coverage under the Texas Minimum Wage Act of 1970 and the amount of the minimum wage. House: Labor Subcommittee hearing date
HB 669 63-0 (1973) Author: Hall, Anthony Relating to the exemption of certain employees from coverage under the Texas Minimum Wage Act of 1970; the amount of the minimum wage; and penalties. House: Labor Rules failed to suspend
HB 719 63-0 (1973) Author: Lewis, Gibson Relating to the regulation of wages paid mechanics and laborers by contractors and subcontractors in connection with the construction, maintenance, and repair of highways; and declaring an emergency. House: Transportation Committee hearing date
HB 724 63-0 (1973) Author: Scoggins, Ralph "Skip" Relating to the exemption of certain employees from coverage under the Texas Minimum Wage Act of 1970 and the amount of minimum wage. House: Labor Subcommittee hearing date
HB 936 63-0 (1973) Author: Bynum, Ben Relating to the general prevailing rate of per diem wages; providing for the posting of bond by contractors; providing certain duties of the attorney general. House: Labor Postponed
HB 1480 63-0 (1973) Author: Lewis, Gibson Relating to the regulation of wages paid mechanics and laborers by contractors and subcontractors in connection with the construction, maintenance, and repair of highways. House: Labor Reported favorably
SB 289 63-0 (1973) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the exemption of certain employees from coverage under the Texas Minimum Wage Act of 1970 and the amount of the minimum wage. Senate: Human Resources Committee hearing date
SB 329 63-0 (1973) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to the general prevailing rate of per diem wages including fringe benefits; providing for posting of bond by contractors; and providing certain duties of the attorney general for protection of aggrieved persons and in carrying out this Act. Senate: Human Resources Committee substitute
SB 338 63-0 (1973) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob" Relating to the regulation of wages paid mechanics and laborers by contractors and subcontractors in connection with the construction, maintenance, and repair of highways. Senate: State Affairs Committee hearing date
HB 659 62-0 (1971) Author: Hubenak, Joe A. Relating to public schools stating prevailing wages in dollars and cents; providing for severability.
HB 731 62-0 (1971) Author: Nelms, Johnny | et. al. Relating to the maintenance of a bond by certain employers to assure payment of employees' wages; providing penalties.
HB 1318 62-0 (1971) Author: Williams, Lindon Relating to providing that the Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor Statistics shall review a determination of the general prevailing rate of per diem wages.
HB 1876 62-0 (1971) Author: Tarbox, Elmer Relating to providing for semimonthly pay days, unless the employees agree to be paid on a monthly basis.
HJR 62 62-0 (1971) Author: Schulle, Gerhardt | et. al.
Sponsor: Wilson, Charles
Proposing an amendment authorizing the garnishment of current wages by court order for child support obligations.
SB 105 62-0 (1971) Author: Blanchard, H.J. "Doc" Relating to providing for semimonthly pay days, unless the employees agree to being paid on a monthly basis.
SB 551 62-0 (1971) Author: Bernal, Joe J. Relating to the amount of the minimum wage and its coverage; providing further authority for obtaining data with relation to setting the piece rate.
SB 687 62-0 (1971) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to exemptions for coverage under the Texas Minimum Wage Act of 1970.
SB 739 62-0 (1971) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to providing for review by the Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor Statistics of determinations of the general prevailing rate of per diem wages.
SJR 11 62-0 (1971) Author: Wilson, Charles Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas, to authorize the garnishment of current wages by court order for child support obligations.
HB 156 61-0 (1969) Author: Longoria, Raul | et. al. Relating to the establishment and operation of a minimum wage; providing a penalty.
HB 861 61-0 (1969) Author: Haynes, Jr., Clyde Relating to the general prevailing rate of per diem wages.
HB 1249 61-0 (1969) Author: Atwood, Alan C. "Bud" Relating to the authorization for withholding of union dues by employers; providing for revocation of such authorization under certain circumstances.
SB 121 61-0 (1969) Author: Bernal, Joseph J. | et. al. Relating to the establishment and operation of a minimum wage; providing a penalty.
SB 387 61-0 (1969) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to the general prevailing rate of per diem wages for construction or repair work.
SB 651 61-0 (1969) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to the payment of all authorized overtime by agents and institutions that are subject to the Fair Labor Standards Act.
HB 57 61-1 (1969) Author: Niland, Thomas M. "Tom" Relating to exemption of certain residential hotels from the minimum wage.
HB 122 60-0 (1967) Author: Gladden, Donald C. "Don" Relating to providing for determination, establishment and payment of prevailing scale of wages to all workers who perform labor on public works and for maximum hours of work by all such workers.
HB 169 60-0 (1967) Author: Cruz, Lauro | et. al. Relating to establishing a State Fair Wage Law.
HB 333 60-0 (1967) Author: Clayton, Bill Relating to garnishment of wages.
HB 458 60-0 (1967) Author: Jones, Delwin | et. al. Relating to garnishment of wages.
HB 1293 60-0 (1967) Author: Dickson, Temple Relating to amending certain article so as to authorize the Commissioner of Labor Statistics to assist and aid employees in the collection of wages due and unpaid to them by their employer.
HB 1310 60-0 (1967) Author: Ligarde, Honore | et. al. Relating to establishing a State Labor Standards Law and, subject to certain exemptions, covering all employees not presently covered by the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, as amended; defining certain offenses; providing civil and criminal sanctions.
HJR 11 60-0 (1967) Author: Clayton, Bill Proposing repeal of an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas which prohibits garnishment of wages.
HJR 31 60-0 (1967) Author: Jones, Delwin | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to authorize garnishment of wages to enforce payment of a check.
SB 82 60-0 (1967) Author: Bernal, Joseph J. | et. al. Relating to establishing a State Fair Wage Law; providing for enforcement and for penalties.
SB 258 60-0 (1967) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to providing for determination, establishment and payment of prevailing scale of wages to all workers who perform labor on public works and for maximum hours of work by all such workers; defining offenses and penalties necessary and incident thereto.
HB 308 59-0 (1965) Author: Alaniz, John C. | et. al. Relating to establishing a state minimum wage; providing for enforcement and for penalties.
HB 336 59-0 (1965) Author: Eckhardt, Robert Christian "Bob" Relating to providing for determination, establishment and payment of prevailing scale of wages to all workers who perform labor on public works and for maximum hours of work by all such workers.
HB 455 59-0 (1965) Author: Murray, Menton J. Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing an exception under the prescribed wages for overtime labor for certain female employees.
HB 482 59-0 (1965) Author: Clayton, Bill Relating to garnishment of wages.
HB 723 59-0 (1965) Author: Lack, D. Emmett Relating to providing that every employer who pays his employees by check or draft must provide facilities for the cashing of such checks of drafts at no cost to the employee; providing penalties.
HB 855 59-0 (1965) Author: Smith, William Landrum "Will" Relating to assignment of wages; repealing sections of certain Acts.
HB 920 59-0 (1965) Author: Ivy, David M. Relating to the exemption of current wages from garnishment, subjecting a portion to garnishment for certain judgments.
HB 973 59-0 (1965) Author: Hollowell, Bill Relating to amending the Position Classification Act of 1961 so as to provide a minimum salary for all regular, full time salaried employments covered by said act.
HJR 34 59-0 (1965) Author: Slider, James Lenoy Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas relating to the garnishment of current wages for personal service.
HJR 59 59-0 (1965) Author: Clayton, Bill Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas relating to garnishing wages.
HJR 74 59-0 (1965) Author: Ivy, David M. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas relating to the garnishment of current wages for personal service.
SB 251 59-0 (1965) Author: Kennard, Don Relating to providing for determination, establishment and payment of prevailing scale of wages to all workers who perform labor on public works and for maximum hours of work by all such workers.
HB 44 58-0 (1963) Author: Kilpatrick, Rufus U. Relating to providing for determination, establishment and payment of prevailing scale of wages to all workers who perform labor on public works and for maximum hours of work by all such workers; providing rights of workers on public works; defining offenses and penalties necessary and incident thereto.
HB 178 58-0 (1963) Author: Alaniz, John C. Relating to establishing a state minimum wage; providing for enforcement and for penalties.
HB 494 58-0 (1963) Author: Slider, James Lenoy Relating to the garnishment of current wages for personal services.
HB 868 58-0 (1963) Author: Lack, D. Emmett | et. al. Relating to providing that every employer who pays his employees by check or draft must provide facilities for the cashing of such checks or drafts at no cost to the employee; and providing penalties for violations.
HCR 8 58-0 (1963)
HJR 54 58-0 (1963) Author: Slider, James Lenoy Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that current wages for personal services shall never be subject to garnishment except for a debt incurred in the transfer of tangible personal property.
HJR 61 58-0 (1963) Author: Parsley, Bill J. | et. al. Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for the garnishment of current wages in certain cases where a final judgment or decree has determined the existence of liability.
SB 131 58-0 (1963) Author: Spears, Jr., Franklin Scott Relating to establishing a state minimum wage; providing for enforcement and for penalties.
SB 197 58-0 (1963) Author: Kennard, Don Relating to providing for determination, establishment and payment of prevailing scale of wages to all workers who perform labor on public works and for maximum hours of work by all such workers; defining offenses and penalties necessary and incident thereto.
SCR 48 58-0 (1963)
HB 44 57-0 (1961) Author: Springer, Ted B. Relating to relative payment of prevailing scale of wages to all workers who perform labor on public work and for maximum hours of work by all such workers.
HB 319 57-0 (1961) Author: McGregor, Malcolm | et. al. Relating to establishing a State minimum wage; providing for enforcement and for penalties.
HB 493 57-0 (1961) Author: Guffey, Lloyd Myron Relating to providing that every employer who pays his employees by check or draft must provide facilities for the cashing of such checks or drafts at no cost to the employee; providing penalties for violations.
HB 1020 57-0 (1961) Author: Fletcher, Henry A. Relating to repealing a certain Statute relating to the garnishment of current wages for personal services.
HJR 12 57-0 (1961) Author: Fletcher, Henry A. Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas, to provide that current wages for personal services shall never be subject to garnishment except for a debt incurred in the transfer of tangible personal property; providing for the necessary election and form of the ballot; and providing for the necessary proclamation and publication.
HJR 15 57-0 (1961) Author: Jarvis, Ben E. Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas to give the Legislature the power to provide, under such limitations and restrictions as may be deemed by the Legislature expedient, for the garnishment of the current wages of a parent for personal services for child support payments in accordance with an order of a court of competent jurisdiction.
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 151 57-0 (1961) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to providing for determination, establishment and payment of prevailing scale of wages to all workers who perform labor on public work and for maximum hours of work by all such workers; defining offenses and penalties necessary and incident thereto; defining offenses and penalties necessary and incident thereto.
SB 10 57-3 (1962) Author: Hudson, Hubert R. Relating to amending a certain Statute providing for the limiting of hours of labor and prescribing of wages for overtime labor for certain female employees including employees of banking institutions.
HB 16 56-0 (1959) Author: Parish, Harold Burton Relating to providing for determination, establishment and payment of prevailing scale of wages to all workers who perform labor on public work and for maximum hours of work by all such workers; defining offenses and penalties necessary and incident hereto.
HB 130 56-0 (1959) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to providing that every employee required as a condition of employment, to submit to a medical or physical examination shall be compensated by his employer for all time lost because of such examination and that the cost of such examination and of record required to be furnished shall be borne by the employer; providing penalties.
HB 140 56-0 (1959) Author: Gladden, Donald C. "Don" Relating to abolishing certain acts, providing for the ascertainment of the average weekly wage of an employee under the Texas Compensation Act and providing therefor another method of determining the average weekly wage of an employee coming within the Texas Workmen's Compensation Act.
HB 410 56-0 (1959) Author: Kilgarlin, William Wayne "Bill" Relating to establishing a state minimum wage, providing certain exemptions, making employers liable to employees for unpaid minimum wages, prohibiting discrimination against employees for claiming under this Act; providing for enforcement and for penalties.
HB 590 56-0 (1959) Author: McCoppin, George W. | et. al. Relating to contracts for printing, binding, stationery and supplies awarded by the State Board of Control.
HJR 37 56-0 (1959) Author: Day, Jr., James C. "Jimmy" | et. al. Proposing an amendment providing that no current wages for personal services shall be subject to garnishment except as may be provided for the Legislature, providing that in no event may the Legislature provide for the garnishment of more than twenty per cent (20%) of such wages, and providing further that in no event may such garnishment be entertained until after the claim upon which such garnishment is based is reduced to judgment.
SB 61 56-0 (1959) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to amending certain articles relating to Workmen's Compensation; redefining the term "average weekly wages" as used in said Act.
HB 339 55-0 (1957) Author: Dugas, Jr., Louis Relating to repealing certain Articles of the Penal Code concerning wage rates, hours of work and contracts for skilled and unskilled labor on public works construction in the State with provisions for the authorization of enforcement and regulation by the State Commission of Labor Statistics, and setting forth these provisions anew; providing a penalty.
HB 516 55-0 (1957) Author: Moore, Sr., Carlton Relating to prohibiting any person, firm, corporation, or association that owes wages, salaries, or other compensation to any other person, firm, corporation, or association from transferring in any manner any of his or its assets, property, or capital, until such obligation is satisfied.
HB 517 55-0 (1957) Author: Moore, Sr., Carlton Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to make provisions relating to employees' wages applicable to every person.
SB 43 55-0 (1957) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to amending the Hot Check Law by defining offenses relating to the making, drawing, uttering, or delivering of a check, draft or order for payment of wages or salaries for personal services without sufficient funds.
SB 388 55-0 (1957) Author: Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa Relating to establishing a state minimum wage, providing certain exemptions, making employers liable to employees for unpaid minimum wage, prohibiting discrimination against employees for claiming under this Act; providing for enforcement and for penalties.
HB 59 54-0 (1955) Author: Jones, Obie Relating to amending Statutes relating payment of small wage claims.
HB 483 54-0 (1955) Author: Lieck, Jr., Charles J. Relating to establishing minimum wages and maximum hours of work in public works; declaring policy and purpose relative to protection of working men and women and prevention of unfair competition between public and private employers; defining terms; providing duties of employers to work employees not more than 8 hours per day nor 40 hours per week nor less than statutory wages and to keep records relative to such employment in public works.
HB 682 54-0 (1955) Author: Pool, Joe Richard Relating to providing that no action shall be brought against any employer upon assignment of wages by and employee unless such employer has written notice thereof immediately after the execution of such assignment; providing a saving clause; providing a repealing clause.
HB 828 54-0 (1955) Author: Moore, Sr., Carlton Relating to prohibiting any person, firm, corporation, or association that owes wages, salaries, or other compensation to any other person, firm, corporation, or association from transferring in any manner any of his or its assets, property, or capital, until such obligation is satisfied; providing that such assets, property and capital may be liquidated for the purpose of satisfying such obligation; providing a priority lien on such assets, property, or capital; protecting the lien against sale or transfer of such assets, property, or capital; entitling lienholder to possession of such assets, property, or capital upon sale or transfer, and to make sale thereof to satisfy his debt; making the Act cumulative but controlling; providing for severability.
HB 102 53-0 (1953) Author: Berlin, Edgar Lee Relating to requiring all employers in The State of Texas to pay to employees minimum wages of seventy-five cents per hour, defining terms, providing penalty for failure to pay minimum wage, providing civil suits by employees, providing enforcement procedures.
HB 603 53-0 (1953) Author: Bergman, Douglas Ernest Relating to amending certain Acts to provide under certain conditions the transfer of compensation experience credit from one employer to an acquiring employer who acquires a part or all of the organization, trade or business of an employer covered by this act.
HB 611 53-0 (1953) Author: Jones, Obie Relating to amending certain Acts relative to prompt settlement of small wage claims.
HB 8 52-0 (1951) Author: Rampy, Willard (William) Henry Relating to amending Statutes relative to the payment of wages to employees semi-monthly.
HB 597 52-0 (1951) Author: Yezak, Herman Relating to providing for the method of payment by employer to employee of wages by check or draft; prescribing facilities for payment without charge, discount or deduction; defining terms "employer" and "employee"; providing a penalty; establishing venue of suits for violations; providing attorney's fees; designating Commissioner of Labor Statistics as enforcement agency.
HB 564 51-0 (1949) Author: Gregory, Sid Relating to provide for the general welfare and to protect the health, efficiency ad general well-being of workers in the State of Texas by providing for the elimination of wage and hour standards detrimental to the health, efficiency and general well being of workers, to prescribe the minimum wage and maximum hour standards; repealing such laws or parts of laws as are specifically provided for in this Act.
HB 645 51-0 (1949) Author: Sparks, James Thomas Relating to providing for the method of payment by employer to employee of wages by check of draft; providing a penalty; providing a savings clause.
HB 22 50-0 (1947) Author: Wagonseller, Wayne Warren | et. al. Relating to declaring null and void as against public policy any contract which permits, requires, prescribes or provides for the retention of any part of the compensation of an employee for the purpose of paying dues or assessments on his part to any labor union, without the written consent of the employee delivered to the employer authorizing such retention or withholding; containing a saving clause with respect to constitutional invalidity.
HB 136 50-0 (1947) Author: Williams, Eugene C. | et. al. Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for a six months limitations period for the enforcement in courts for claims for wages computed upon an hourly basis; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 204 50-0 (1947) Author: Kennington, Joe Tom Relating to amending a previous Act, to allow an employer fourteen (14) days in which to pay an employee leaving his employment or discharged therefrom.
HB 230 50-0 (1947) Author: Walker, Miller B. Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for the compensation of jailers and/or turnkeys in all counties in the State having a population of one hundred and forty-five thousand (145,000) inhabitants and not more than three hundred thousand (300,000) inhabitants; repealing all laws in conflict herewith.
HB 272 50-0 (1947) Author: Bean, Woodrow Wilson Relating to amending a previous Act, by adding a provision that employees on each pay day be furnished a statement of all deductions from wages.
HB 303 50-0 (1947) Author: Suiter, Mary Elizabeth | et. al. Relating to abolishing discriminating wage rates based on sex; prescribing penalties necessary and incident thereto.
HB 433 50-0 (1947) Author: Bean, Woodrow Wilson | et. al. Relating to the payment of the prevailing rate of wages on public works; ,making certain exceptions; providing a penalty; repealing certain Acts.
SB 87 50-0 (1947) Author: Carney, Howard A. Relating to amending certain statutes to allow an employer fourteen days in which to pay an employee leaving his employment or discharged therefrom.
SB 132 50-0 (1947) Author: Tynan, Walter Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for a six months limitations period for the enforcement in courts for claims for wages computed upon an hourly basis; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 69 49-0 (1945) Author: Bridgers, William W. "Billy" Relating to the payment of the prevailing rate of wages on public works; declaring the provisions of this Act to be severable.
HB 135 49-0 (1945) Author: Mills, Roger Q. | et. al. Relating to amending Statutes so as to provide state employees shall be paid as often as semi-monthly.
HB 500 49-0 (1945) Author: Sparks, James Thomas Relating to providing for the general welfare and to protect the health, efficiency and general well being of members in the state of Texas by providing for the elimination of wage and hour standards detrimental to the health, efficiency and general well being of workers, to prescribe the minimum wage and maximum hour standards; to prescribe penalties for violations of this Act or all orders or regulations of the Commissioner of Labor Statistics authorized hereunder; and to repeal such laws or parts of laws as are specifically provided for in this Act.
HB 3 48-0 (1943) Author: Reed, William Otey Relating to requiring all officers and employees of the State, its agencies, instrumentalities, political subdivisions and municipalities, having control over the payment of any salaries or wages to public officers or employees, to comply with the provisions of the Federal Revenue Act of 1942 requiring the withholding of the five per cent (5%) Federal Victory Income Tax from wages paid public officers and employees.
HB 184 48-0 (1943) Author: Love, Jack Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to include every person, firm, partnership, association, corporation, receiver, or other officer of a court of this State employing any person in this State; requiring wages to be paid to employees of any court of this State to be paid at least semi-monthly; providing for the recovery of penalties and forfeitures by the State; providing a savings clause.
HB 209 48-0 (1943) Author: Mills, Roger Q. | et. al. Relating to amending Article so as to provide State employees shall be paid as often as semi-monthly; excepting educational institutions of higher learning.
HB 218 48-0 (1943) Author: Lucas, Hugh "Jap" | et. al. Relating to protecting female employees from discrimination in wage matters; declaring such discrimination to be against public policy and unlawful; providing a penalty for violation of the Act.
HB 300 48-0 (1943) Author: Bell, John Junior | et. al. Relating to the payment of the prevailing rate of wages on public works; declaring the provisions of this Act to be severable.
HB 360 48-0 (1943) Author: Craig, Richard Harrison | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statutes by exempting all current wages for personal services from forced sale.
SB 241 48-0 (1943) Author: Hazlewood, Grady | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statutes by exempting all current wages for personal services from forced sale.
HB 107 47-0 (1941) Author: Mills, Roger Q. | et. al. Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes relative to adding a provision that employees be furnished on each pay day a statement of all deductions from wages.
HB 372 47-0 (1941) Author: Morris, George C. Relating to the payment of prevailing rate of wages on public works; defining certain terms; providing a penalty.
HB 467 47-0 (1941) Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet Relating to amending a certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes to include within the regulatory provisions thereof, persons, firms, associations, partnerships and corporations engaged in certain business activities within this State, whether in private or public work, and which employ more than three (3) persons; providing penalties and the enforcement thereof; prescribing the duties of the Commissioner of Labor Statistics.
HB 551 47-0 (1941) Author: Boone, Sr., Lester Carl | et. al. Relating to providing for the general welfare and to protect the health, efficiency, and general well-being of workers in the State of Texas by providing for the elimination of wage and hour standards detrimental to the health and well-being of workers, to prescribe minimum wage and maximum hour standars; providing for penalties.
HB 753 47-0 (1941) Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act defining the term "wages" as being exclusive of gratuities, including tips; exempting certain employees from the provisions of the Act.
SB 54 47-0 (1941) Author: Stone, William E. Relating to amending certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes by requiring that employees on each pay day be furnished a statement of all deductions from wages.
SB 71 47-0 (1941) Author: Chadick, T. C. Relating to the payment of the prevailing rate of wages on public works; providing a penalty.
HB 598 46-0 (1939) Author: Isaacks, Samuel Jackson "Sam" Relating to the payment of the prevailing rate of wages on public works; providing a penalty.
SB 79 46-0 (1939) Author: Spears, J. Franklin Relating to amending a certain Statute providing a maximum amount allowable as compensation to a garnishee.
HB 19 45-0 (1937) Relating to providing that all persons, firms, partnerships, or corporations using coupons, chips, scrip, punchouts, store orders, or other evidence of indebtedness to pay their or its laborers and employees, for labor or otherwise, shall, if demanded, redeem the same in the hands of such laborer, employee, or bona fide holder in good and lawful money of the United States; providing penalties for failure to redeem.
SB 164 45-0 (1937) Relating to extending the scope of employees' lien act to include employees of restaurants, bus and truck lines, and railroads.
SB 441 45-0 (1937) Relating to authorizing the Board of Trustees of La Grange Independent School District, Fayette County, Texas, to compensate L.J. Rose for services rendered to said district.
HB 54 43-0 (1933) Author: Jefferson, Pat Curtis Relating to providing for the payment of not less than the general prevailing rate of wages on public works, and not less than the general prevailing rate of wages for legal holiday and overtime work on public works; providing penalties for violation of the provisions thereof.
HB 722 43-0 (1933) Author: Laird, John W. Relating to providing for payment of wages to employees semi-monthly.
HB 683 42-0 (1931) Author: Howsley, Andrew Matthews | et. al. Relating to providing that the State Highway Commission shall be authorized to require that all contracts for the construction, maintenance and improvement of any designated State Highway shall contain a provision that no person will be employed by the contractor to perform manual labor in the course of such work at a wage of less than thirty cents per hour.
HB 245 39-0 (1925) Author: Loftin, Reuben Relating to amending certain statute relating to the protection of accountants, bookkeepers, clerks, artisans, craftsmen, operatives, servants, mechanics, quarrymen, common laborers and farm hands; providing a lien and preserving a time of payment in lawful money; proscribing the duty of the assignee by changing the time when a duplicate account shall be presented. House: Municipal and Private Corporations
SB 234 39-0 (1925) Author: Witt, Edgar E. Relating to amending certain statute relating and pertaining to assignments, mortgages and power of attorneys to collect salaries and wages, and requiring such assignments, mortgages or power of attorneys to be signed and acknowledged by the employer. Senate: Civil Jurisprudence
HB 100 38-0 (1923) Author: Teer, Claud D. Relating to regulating the employment of women and minors and establishing a minimum wage commission to investigate and deal with such employment, including the fixing of a minimum wage; providing for an appropriation therefor, and fixing penalties for the violation thereof.
HB 243 38-0 (1923) Author: Rogers, James Preston Relating to protecting the health and welfare of women and minor workers in Texas by establishing a minimum wage commission and providing for the determination of minimum wages for women and minors.
HB 105 37-0 (1921) Author: Malone, Wallace | et. al. Relating to a certain Act regarding the pay of jail guards and matrons.
HB 135 37-0 (1921) Author: Bonham, Herbert Spencer | et. al. Relating to a certain Act requiring a garnishee to file his answer in garnishment in all cases and authorizing a default judgment in case of failure to file such answer as required.
SB 167 37-0 (1921) Author: McNealus, James Clayton Relating to amending an act regulating the employment of women and minors and establishing a Board of Industrial Welfare to investigate and deal with such employment, including the fixing of a minimum wage, providing for an appropriation therefor, and fixing penalties for the violation thereof and declaring an emergency.
HB 169 36-0 (1919) Author: Murphy, Sr., Charles Alfred Relating to providing for the manner of collection of claims of twenty ($20.00) dollars or less against any person, firm or corporation, for labor performed by another, defining past due claims for labor performed in such amounts.
HB 43 35-0 (1917) Author: Pillow, Jr., R. L. Relating to the pay of jail guards.
HB 167 35-0 (1917) Author: Stewart, L. C. Relating to payment of wages to employees in certain employments.
HB 24 34-0 (1915) Author: Maddox, Bert P. Relating to prohibiting the screening of coal mined in the State where the mining of such coal is paid for by the quantity mined, before it is weighed and checked; requiring the use of standard scales; giving to the miners employed in such mines the privilege of employing a check-weighman at their own expense; providing for the convenient location of scales and prescribing penalties for the violation of the provisions of this Act.
HB 28 34-0 (1915) Author: Blalock, Myron Geer | et. al. Relating to regulating the payment of wages to employees in certain employments; providing penalty for violation.
HB 508 34-0 (1915) Author: Laney, Charles O. Relating to creating a commission to ascertain the wages and conditions of labor of women in the various occupations, trades and industries in which said women are employed.
SB 46 34-0 (1915) Author: Smith, Lon A. Relating to regulating the payment of wages to employes in certain employments within the State of Texas; providing penalties for violation.
SB 31 34-1 (1915) Author: Hall, William L. Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure relating to the pay of jail guards.
HB 168 33-0 (1913) Author: Kirby, John Henry Relating to regulating assignments, mortgages, powers of attorney to collect and other transfers of salary and wages.
HB 203 33-0 (1913) Author: Mangum, Edward P. | et. al. Relating to prohibiting hotels, restaurants, cafes, dining cars, railroad companies and sleeping car companies from allowing "tips" to be given to employee and prohibiting employee from receiving same.
HB 327 33-0 (1913) Author: Brown, E. R. Relating to providing for speedy trials in all causes where wages for labor are claimed or transient persons are parties thereto.
HB 364 33-0 (1913) Author: Kennedy, Austin Milton Relating to filing an affidavit setting forth the discount of any assignment of wages before filing any suit for the collection of same.
HB 481 33-0 (1913) Author: Cooper, Jr., Samuel Bronson Relating to amending Section 2 of Chapter 83 of the General Laws of Texas, relating to free rail passes.
HB 497 33-0 (1913) Author: Kirby, John Henry | et. al. Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes so as to make the salaries and wages of discharged employees immediately payable and authorizing suit thereon to enforce payment.
HB 863 33-0 (1913) Author: Morris, Leopold | et. al. Relating to providing for the appointment of a commission to investigate the wages of women and minors and to report on the advisability of establishing minimum wage boards.
HB 526 31-0 (1909) Relating to amending Article 1098 (1066) of Chapter 3, of the Code of Criminal Procedure, of the Revised Statutes of 1895, relating to the pay of jail guards.
HB 193 29-0 (1905) Author: Ward, J. T. | et. al. Relating to amending "An Act to forbid the issuance of merchandise checks to employees."
HB 466 29-0 (1905) Relating to imposing an annual occupation tax upon persons dealing in the unearned wages of another.
HB 157 27-0 (1901) Relating to forbid the issuance by any person, firm, association of persons, corporations, or the agents of either, of any ticket, check, or writing obligatory, to any servant or employee for labor, redeemable or payable only in goods or merchandise by the said person, firm, associations of persons, or corporation, and to provide a penalty for the violation of this act.
HB 16 20-0 (1887) Relating to protecting mechanics, laborers, and operatives on railroads, against the failure of owners, contractors and sub-contractors or agents to pay their wages when due, and provide a lien for such wages.
HB 31 20-0 (1887) Relating to requiring railroads to pay their employees promptly, and prescribing a penalty for failure to pay them.
SB 50 20-0 (1887) Relating to requiring railway companies to give their employees thirty days notice before reducing their wages, and to provide remedy for the violation thereof.

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