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HB 54 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1021 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John | et. al. Relating to county law libraries. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Received from the House
HB 1026 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to the authorized uses of county law library funds. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1847 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to a notification requirement if a public school, including an open-enrollment charter school, does not have a nurse, school counselor, or librarian assigned to the school during all instructional hours. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
SB 196 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to a notification requirement if a public school, including an open-enrollment charter school, does not have a nurse, school counselor, or librarian assigned to the school during all instructional hours. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 691 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the fees collected by justices of the peace on the filing of certain civil actions to fund a law library. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 803 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Martinez, Armando
Relating to a study on the feasibility of requiring certain researchers to make research papers available to the public. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 902 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to a prohibition on the adoption of certain library standards by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 937 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to county law libraries. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
HB 1475 84-0 (2015) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don | et. al. Relating to telecommunications service discounts for educational institutions, libraries, hospitals, and telemedicine centers. House: Public Education Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2056 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for a library at Texas Southern University. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3753 84-0 (2015) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don Relating to telecommunications service discounts for educational institutions, libraries, hospitals, and telemedicine centers. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1188 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Martinez, Armando
Relating to a study on the feasibility of requiring certain researchers to make research papers available to the public. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1609 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to a study on relocating the Legislative Reference Library. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 374 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the authority of certain development corporations to undertake projects with respect to community libraries. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 693 83-0 (2013) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the authority of a water and sewer utility to collect voluntary contributions on behalf of a local library. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2039 83-0 (2013) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for a library and student success center at the University of North Texas at Dallas. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2127 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the eligibility of certain employees of public institutions of higher education to participate in a state group benefits program. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2519 83-0 (2013) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the establishment, maintenance, and operation of a free county library in an unincorporated area of a county. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2826 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Ken Relating to telecommunications service discounts for educational institutions, libraries, hospitals, and telemedicine centers. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2902 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Ed | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to lost, damaged, or overdue county library property; authorizing fines; authorizing a civil penalty. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3229 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for a library at Texas Southern University. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 667 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to a study on the feasibility of requiring certain researchers to make research papers available to the public. House: Higher Education
Senate: Open Government
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1055 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the eligibility of certain employees of public institutions of higher education to participate in a state group benefits program. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 209 82-0 (2011) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to providing Internet access in certain local public libraries. House: Technology Withdrawn from schedule
HB 493 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to evaluation under the public school accountability system of the delivery of library resources. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1394 82-0 (2011) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to reports concerning the number of full-time librarians, counselors, and school nurses who are employed at a public school. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1505 82-0 (2011) Author: Munoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to librarians employed by school districts. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1844 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to storage of local government records by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 2139 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the establishment of an Adopt-A-Library program and state employee charitable contributions to the program. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2765 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al. Relating to the update of discounted telecommunication services provided to educational institutions, libraries, hospitals, and health centers. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3258 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to telecommunications service discounts for educational institutions, libraries, hospitals, and telemedicine centers. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3283 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the authority of certain development corporations to undertake projects with respect to community libraries. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 3499 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for a library at Texas Southern University. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HR 1958 82-0 (2011) Author: Munoz, Jr., Sergio Encouraging school districts to employ certified librarians in elementary schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 773 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete | et. al.
Relating to telecommunications service discounts for educational institutions, libraries, hospitals, and telemedicine centers. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 784 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to librarians employed by school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 834 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the update of discounted telecommunication services provided to educational institutions, libraries, hospitals, and health centers. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1672 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for a library at Texas Southern University. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 185 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al. Relating to providing Internet access in certain local public libraries. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Left pending in committee
HB 915 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to evaluation under the public school accountability system of the delivery of library resources. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 962 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the purchase of library goods and services by public junior colleges. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 1817 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the authority of a county or library district to receive local sales tax information. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3756 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 4428 81-0 (2009) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to eligibility of certain professional librarian faculty members of public institutions of higher education to participate in the group benefits program for state employees. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
SB 2042 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
HB 239 80-0 (2007) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to public use of computers in certain local public libraries. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 605 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the creation of a library district. House: Urban Affairs Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 791 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to evaluation under the public school accountability system of the delivery of library resources. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2711 80-0 (2007) Author: Straus, Joe Relating to multi-jurisdictional library districts. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 2845 80-0 (2007) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3125 80-0 (2007) Author: Macias, Nathan Relating to the issuance of bonds or other obligations by library districts. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HJR 88 80-0 (2007) Author: Straus, Joe Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow library districts to impose property taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HR 103 80-0 (2007) Author: Straus, Joe Congratulating the San Antonio Public Library on its receipt of a 2006 National Award for Museum and Library Service from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. House: Rules & Resolutions Reported enrolled
SB 241 80-0 (2007) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the creation of a library district. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 913 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: McClendon, Ruth
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 940 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Straus, Joe
Relating to multi-jurisdictional library districts. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SJR 34 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow library districts to impose property taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 423 79-0 (2005) Author: Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the online availability of certain state publications. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 463 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to evaluation under the public school accountability system of the delivery of library resources. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 661 79-0 (2005) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to allowing designated public school libraries to participate in group purchasing agreements with the TexShare Library Consortium. House: Public Education
Senate: Government Organization
No action taken in committee
HB 2436 79-0 (2005) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to statutory authority to reduce certain appropriations made by the legislature in support of the courts and to certain law library fees. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2462 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the creation and taxes of a library district. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 2473 79-0 (2005) Author: Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to certain state publications maintained by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 3187 79-0 (2005) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to allowing the creation of multi-jurisdictional library districts; imposing a tax. House: Local Government Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3412 79-0 (2005) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to public use of computers in certain local public libraries. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HJR 98 79-0 (2005) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow library districts to impose property taxes. House: Local Government Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 64 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the minimum salary for public school teachers, librarians, counselors, and nurses. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 483 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to allowing designated public school libraries to participate in group purchasing agreements with the TexShare Library Consortium. House: Public Education
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 915 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1205 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Menendez, Jose
Relating to allowing the creation of multi-jurisdictional library districts; authorizing taxes and bonds. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1491 79-0 (2005) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan | et. al.
Relating to a fee charged for services provided by the staff of the state law library. House: Judiciary
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
SB 1611 79-0 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to statutory authority to reduce certain appropriations made by the legislature in support of the courts and to certain law library fees. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 31 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow library districts to impose property taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 49 79-1 (2005) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to public use of computers in certain local public libraries. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 228 78-0 (2003) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to the circumstances in which municipal consent is required for the creation of a library district. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources Referred to State Cultural & Recreational Res
HB 854 78-0 (2003) Author: West, George | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the eligibility of public schools and libraries for certain funds. House: Regulated Industries
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 926 78-0 (2003) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to special license plates benefiting the State of Texas Anniversary Remembrance (STAR) Day Foundation. House: Transportation
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
HB 1770 78-0 (2003) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the creation and taxes of a library district. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1842 78-0 (2003) Author: West, George Relating to requiring a separate area in a public library for adult computer use. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources Referred to State Cultural & Recreational Res
HB 1999 78-0 (2003) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto Relating to compensation for public school classroom teachers and full-time public school librarians, counselors, and nurses for additional days of service. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2763 78-0 (2003) Author: Garza, Timoteo Relating to the Texas public library endowment fund and funding for the TexShare library consortium program. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources Referred to State Cultural & Recreational Res
SB 1049 78-0 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the creation and taxes of a library district. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1154 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Relating to the authority and duties of certain libraries and to library systems in the state. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources
Senate: Government Organization
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 344 77-0 (2001) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to the election, terms, and powers of library district trustees. House: State, Federal & International Relations Referred to State, Fed. & International Rel.
HB 440 77-0 (2001) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to an uncontested election for a trustee of a library district. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 993 77-0 (2001) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to write-in votes for the election of library district trustees. House: State, Federal & International Relations Referred to State, Fed. & International Rel.
HB 995 77-0 (2001) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the powers of a library district. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1107 77-0 (2001) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the use of money in the county law library fund. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2713 77-0 (2001) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the eligibility of public schools and libraries for certain funds. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 2824 77-0 (2001) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the eligibility of public schools and libraries for certain funds. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 3591 77-0 (2001) Author: Hunter, Bob
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to including certain libraries of nonprofit corporations in the TexShare consortium and authorizing grants from the telecommunications infrastructure fund to those libraries. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 655 77-0 (2001) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to minimum salaries for public school classroom teachers, librarians, counselors, and nurses. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 696 77-0 (2001) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to write-in votes for the election of library district trustees. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1310 77-0 (2001) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the eligibility of public schools and libraries for certain funds. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 28 76-0 (1999) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the prosecution of failure to return public library property as theft of service. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 132 76-0 (1999) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to an increase in the formula multiplier for the standard service retirement annuity from the Teacher Retirement System. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 144 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to minimum salaries for public school classroom teachers and librarians. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 178 76-0 (1999) Author: Cuellar, Henry | et. al. Relating to tuition and fee exemptions for the children of certain classroom teachers or school librarians enrolled at a public institution of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 304 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to furnishing printed copies of state publications released only in an electronic format to the Texas State Library. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 585 76-0 (1999) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the funding of public libraries. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Education
No action taken in committee
HB 849 76-0 (1999) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the salaries of public school teachers, librarians, and administrators. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 850 76-0 (1999) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to minimum salaries for public school teachers and full-time librarians. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1227 76-0 (1999) Author: Jones, Jesse
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Relating to special license plates to support reading programs of public libraries. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1433 76-0 (1999) Author: Hunter, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to expanding the TexShare library consortium. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1477 76-0 (1999) Author: Oliveira, Rene
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the amount of court costs imposed for the support of the county law library. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1618 76-0 (1999) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the creation of library districts. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1673 76-0 (1999) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al. Relating to the financing and administration of a program for public library development. House: State, Federal & International Relations Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2139 76-0 (1999) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto | et. al. Relating to compensation for public school classroom teachers and full-time librarians for additional days of service. House: Public Education Considered in Calendars
HB 2270 76-0 (1999) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to compensation time for staff development. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2699 76-0 (1999) Author: Sadler, Paul Relating to the compensation and benefits of active and retired public school classroom teachers and librarians. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3551 76-0 (1999) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to disposition of proceeds from read to succeed license plates. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 110 76-0 (1999) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to salaries of public school classroom teachers and librarians. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 268 76-0 (1999) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to an optional flexible year program for public school students who would not otherwise be promoted. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 481 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to the purchase of library materials by certain institutions of higher education with constitutional funds. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 691 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim | et. al.
Relating to the financing and administration of a program for public library development. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 692 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Hunter, Bob
Relating to expanding the TexShare library consortium. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Education
Laid on the table subject to call
SB 695 76-0 (1999) Author: Luna, Gregory | et. al. Relating to minimum salaries for public school classroom teachers and librarians. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 948 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to establishment, funding, and administration of the Texas Public Library Fund. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1363 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to the acquisition of library materials by a junior college district. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1390 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the Records Management Interagency Coordinating Council. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1448 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce Relating to compensation of and benefits for public school teachers and librarians. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
HB 652 70-0 (1987) Author: Robinson, Phyllis
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the employment and duties of a county librarian and other employees of a county library. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 831 70-0 (1987) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine Relating to public school librarians on the career ladder. House: Public Education Pending in committee
HB 1988 70-0 (1987) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to certain court fees collected for the operation of a county law library. House: County Affairs Comm. laid on table subj. to call
SB 320 70-0 (1987) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Hudson III, Samuel
Relating to certain court fees collected for the operation of a county law library. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 330 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John Relating to the employment and duties of a county librarian and other employees of a county library. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 299 69-0 (1985) Author: Arnold, Gordon "Doc" Relating to including public school librarians on the career ladder. House: Public Education Testimony received in committee
HB 322 69-0 (1985) Author: Johnson, Sam Relating to including public school librarians on the career ladder. House: Public Education Testimony received in committee
HB 342 69-0 (1985) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine Relating to including public school librarians, nurses, and counselors on the career ladder. House: Public Education Testimony received in committee
HB 387 69-0 (1985) Author: Price, Albert
Sponsor: Leedom, John
Relating to the placement of reading devices for blind and visually handicapped persons in public libraries in certain cities and in the libraries of state institutions of higher education. House: Human Services Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1564 69-0 (1985) Author: Harris, Jack Relating to the ownership of certain library materials and equipment. House: Cultural & Historical Resources Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 2218 69-0 (1985) Author: Willis, Doyle
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to certain court fees collected for the operation of a county law library. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Removed from local & uncontested cal.
HB 2312 69-0 (1985) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to fees collected for the operation of a county law library. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
SB 270 69-0 (1985) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Hammond, Bill
Relating to the exemption of certain city purchases and of payments by the state or its political subdivisions from competitive bidding and other requirements. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 611 69-0 (1985) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Harris, Jack
Relating to ownership of library materials and equipment purchased with funds appropriated under the Library Systems Act; amending Section 15 Article 5446a, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes. House: Cultural & Historical Resources
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 612 69-0 (1985) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to limitations on the authority of the State Purchasing and General Services Commission to acquire certain materials and services for libraries operated by university systems or institutions of higher education; amending Section 3.01, State Purchasing and General Services Act, as amended (Article 601b, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes). House: Higher Education
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 887 69-0 (1985) Author: Montford, John Relating to the employment and duties of a county librarian. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to County Affairs
SB 1023 69-0 (1985) Author: Leedom, John Relating to the placement of reading devices for blind and visually handicapped persons in public libraries in certain cities and in the libraries of state institutions of higher education. Senate: Health & Human Resources Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 466 68-0 (1983) Author: Cary, Reby Relating to establishing and funding a public school library program. House: Public Education Referred to Committee on Public Education
HB 946 68-0 (1983) Author: Price, Albert Relating to the placement of reading devices for blind and visually handicapped persons in public libraries in certain cities. House: Urban Affairs Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 947 68-0 (1983) Author: Price, Albert Relating to the placement of reading devices for blind and visually handicapped persons in the libraries of state institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Reported from committee favorably with substitute
HB 1475 68-0 (1983) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the authority of a county to issue bonds for a public library. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2056 68-0 (1983) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the exclusion of serial and journal subscriptions for university libraries form the State Purchasing and General Services Act. House: Higher Education Referred to Committee on Higher Education
SB 1227 68-0 (1983) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the exclusion of serial and journal subscriptions for certain libraries from the requirements of the State Purchasing and General Services Act. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
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SB 1229 68-0 (1983) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the placement of reading devices for blind and visually handicapped persons in libraries of institutions of higher education. Senate: Health & Human Resources Referred to Committee on Health & Human Resources
SB 1232 68-0 (1983) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the placement of reading devices for blind and visually handicapped persons in public libraries. Senate: Health & Human Resources Referred to Committee on Health & Human Resources
HB 479 67-0 (1981) Author: Ceverha, Bill Relating to abolition of the State Board of Library Examiners and regulation of county librarians by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. House: Government Organization Referred to Committee on Government Organization
HB 995 67-0 (1981) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to the authority to establish and maintain law libraries in the district, county, and justice courts in each county and the use of the county law libraries fund. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Committee laid on table subject to call
HCR 7 67-0 (1981) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Recommending that "Simple Justice" by Richard Kluger be required reading for students in state institutions of higher education. House: Public Education Referred to Committee on Public Education
SB 337 67-0 (1981) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Ceverha, Bill
Relating to abolition of the State Board of Library Examiners and regulation of county librarians by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. House: Government Organization
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 645 67-0 (1981) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Wolens, Steven
Relating to the authority to establish and maintain law libraries in the district, county, and justice courts in each county and the use of the county law libraries fund. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 480 66-0 (1979) Author: Smith, Carlyle
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Relating to the apportionment of funds by the State Library System; to deposit of state publications in state depository libraries; and to the distribution of state agency publications. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 1268 66-0 (1979) Author: Untermeyer, Chase Relating to the use of the county law library fund. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1309 66-0 (1979) Author: Edwards III, Jimmie C.
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to establishing standards for the accreditation of librarians and standards for libraries in public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
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HCR 86 66-0 (1979) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Recommending that "Simple Justice" by Richard Kluger be required reading for certain students. House: Public Education Referred to Committee on Public Education
SB 683 66-0 (1979) Author: Jones, Gene
Sponsor: Untermeyer, Chase
Relating to the use of the County Law Library Fund. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 726 66-0 (1979) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Edwards III, Jimmie C.
Relating to a survey of public school libraries. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on daily General State Calendar
SB 862 66-0 (1979) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to the deposit of state publications in the state depository libraries. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 894 66-0 (1979) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to establishing standards for the accreditation of librarians and standards for libraries in public schools. Senate: Education Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 919 65-0 (1977) Author: Olson, Jr., Lyndon Relating to the state library system. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1042 65-0 (1977) Author: Stubbeman, David Relating to county law libraries. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HCR 19 65-0 (1977) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Making "Simple Justice," by Richard Kluger be placed in libraries of the State supported institutions of higher education and of the public schools, and be made required reading for certain students. House: State Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 128 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to fees in civil cases in certain counties for the County Law Library Fund. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
SB 383 65-0 (1977) Author: Sherman, Max
Sponsor: Olson, Jr., Lyndon
Relating to the State Library System. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
90 Day Bill
SB 419 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Gene Relating to fees in civil cases in certain counties for the County Law Library Fund. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported from committee favorably
SB 561 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Stubbeman, David
Relating to county law libraries. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1705 64-0 (1975) Author: Spurlock II, Joe
Sponsor: Meier, Bill
Relating to county law libraries in certain counties. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days
HCR 69 64-0 (1975) Author: Clark, Jim Relating to creating an interim commission on libraries and information services. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 995 64-0 (1975) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to the adoption of the Interstate Library Compact; providing for regional library cooperation between member states and state agencies of member states; providing for the establishment by agreement between public and private agencies of states of library districts and the duties, authority, and functions of the district through a governing board. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1453 63-0 (1973) Author: Howard, Ed Relating to state depositories. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1577 63-0 (1973) Author: McAlister, R.B. Relating to the authority of the Texas Library and Historical Commission to accept certain gifts and donations; amending Chapter 503, Acts of the 62nd Legislature, Regular Session, 1971 (Article 5442b, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), by adding Section 2A; and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs Considered in public hearing
SB 873 63-0 (1973) Author: Hightower, Jack Relating to the enactment of, entering into, and implementation of the Interstate Library Compact; and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 929 62-0 (1971) Author: Farenthold, Frances Relating to providing legal services for indigents.
HB 1401 62-0 (1971) Author: McAlister, R.B.
Sponsor: Blanchard, H.J. "Doc"
Relating to the designation, authority, and regulation of regional resource depositories.
SB 328 62-0 (1971) Author: Bridges, Ronald W. Relating to permitting excess funds not needed for the maintenance of County Law Libraries, in counties having a population of three hundred fifty thousand (350,000) or less, to be used for providing legal services for indigents; raising the maximum fee that can be collected to $10.00 and extending it to criminal cases.
SB 528 62-0 (1971) Author: Hightower, Jack
Sponsor: Cavness, Don
Relating to the creation of the State Law Library to be operated and administered by the State Law Library Board.
SB 873 62-0 (1971) Author: Hightower, Jack Relating to the enactment of and entering into of the Interstate Library Compact.
SB 916 62-0 (1971) Author: Bernal, Joe J.
Sponsor: Simmons, Wayland A.
Relating to the establishing and maintaining of a county law library in certain counties.
HB 251 61-0 (1969) Author: Evans, C. David | et. al. Relating to repealing Statute relating to the use of libraries by different races.
HB 260 61-0 (1969) Author: Shannon, Jr., Joe | et. al. Relating to the establishment, operation and financing of a state library system consisting of a network of interrelated cooperating library systems designed to provide adequate library facilities and services to the public.
HJR 26 61-0 (1969) Author: Finney, Dave | et. al. Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the issuance of bonds to provide a fund to purchase books for libraries of state supported colleges and universities.
SB 15 61-0 (1969) Author: Hightower, Jack Relating to deleting the provision restricting the use of the county free library to white persons.
SB 16 61-0 (1969) Author: Hightower, Jack Relating to deleting provisions requiring the State Librarian to have bound certain newspapers and periodicals.
SB 122 61-0 (1969) Author: Hightower, Jack | et. al. Relating to the establishment, operation, and financing of a state library system consisting of a network of interrelated cooperating library systems designed to provide adequate library facilities and services to the public.
SB 263 61-0 (1969) Author: Kennard, Don | et. al. Relating to creating the Legislative Reference Library, to be operated and administered by the legislative library board; transferring responsibility now imposed on the legislative reference section of the state library to the legislative reference library; transferring the money appropriated to the library and historical commission for operation of the legislative reference section of the state library to the legislative library board; authorizing the board to make rules and regulations for operation of the library.
SB 360 61-0 (1969) Author: Bernal, Joseph J. | et. al. Relating to repealing Statutes relating to the use of libraries by different races.
HB 189 60-0 (1967) Author: Beckham, Vernon Finis Relating to amending Article 5434, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, to allow the per diem of the Library and Historical Commission to be set out in the General Appropriations Act.
HB 704 60-0 (1967) Author: Nowlin, James | et. al. Relating to county law libraries; providing for a cost increase on civil cases to benefit the county law library fund.
HB 880 60-0 (1967) Author: Kohler, Ira L. Relating to the consolidation of library services of political subdivisions comprising or located within Harris County, Texas.
SB 182 60-0 (1967) Author: Hall, Ralph M. Relating to amending certain article so as to allow the per diem of the Library and Historical Commission to be set out in the General Appropriations Act.
SB 334 60-0 (1967) Author: Bernal, Joseph J. | et. al. Relating to county law libraries; providing for a cost increase on civil cases to benefit the county law library fund.
SCR 93 60-0 (1967)
SB 66 59-0 (1965) Author: Crump, Louis M. Relating to authorizing the Texas Library and Historical Commission to adopt a state plan for public library services and for public library construction and to cooperate with the federal government in implementing the state plan.
SB 293 59-0 (1965) Author: Hightower, Jack Relating to amending certain Statutes by authorizing the State Librarian to charge a fee for furnishing copies of documents or records in his office in an amount to be determined by the Library and Historical Commission, with reference to the amount of labor, supplies and materials required.
HB 621 58-0 (1963) Author: Mutscher, Gus F. Relating to providing that Commissioners Courts may contract with private libraries in certain cases to furnish county free library services in areas not adequately served by the county free library.
HB 852 58-0 (1963) Author: Cowles, L. Nelson | et. al. Relating to providing that no public school librarian or similar official shall permit literature containing obscene language to be deposited in the library by which he or she is employed; providing penalties for violation of this Act.
SB 266 58-0 (1963) Author: Owen, III, Frank Relating to establishing depository libraries with authority in the Director and Librarian of the Texas State Library; requiring certain acts to be performed to facilitate distribution of state documents.
HB 523 57-0 (1961) Author: Roberts, Ronald Edd | et. al. Relating to transferring the Legislative Reference Section of the Texas State Library from the administration and control of the Texas Library and Historical Commission to the Texas Legislative Council.
HB 524 57-0 (1961) Author: Roberts, Ronald Edd | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes of Texas providing for a Director and Librarian who shall be the executive and administrative officer of the Texas Library and Historical Commission.
HB 1130 57-0 (1961) Author: Banfield, Myra Davis Relating to amending a certain Statute providing that Commissioners Courts may contract with private Libraries in certain cases to furnish county free library service certain in areas not adequately served by the county free library.
SB 227 57-0 (1961) Author: Krueger, Culp Relating to amending a certain Statute to provide that Commissioners Courts may contract with private libraries in certain cases to furnish county free library services in areas not adequately served by the county free library.
HB 566 56-0 (1959) Author: Thurmond, Jr., Roger H. Relating to amending certain statutes by increasing the amounts which the Commissioners Courts are authorized to set aside out of certain other county funds, for free county library purposes.
HB 682 56-0 (1959) Author: Huebner, Sr., John A. Relating to authorizing the State Librarian to dispose of any records of the State of Texas legally in his custody that are more than ten (10) years old which he shall determine to be valueless to the State of Texas as official records.
HB 62 55-0 (1957) Author: Russell, Jr., Raymond R. | et. al. Relating to authorizing the use of money in the Motor Vehicle Inspection Fund for the purpose of constructing and initially equipping a building to be known as the "State Archives and Library Building," to house the State Library and Archives, Museum and Land Office, including the purchase of a site therefor.
HB 240 55-0 (1957) Author: Russell, Jr., Raymond R. Relating to amending certain Acts to provide quarters for the Archives Division of the Texas Library and Historical Commission in the State Office Building for storage and display.
HB 429 55-0 (1957) Author: Russell, Jr., Raymond R. | et. al. Relating to authorizing the State Building Commission to locate, construct and equip a building for the State Library and State Archives.
HB 659 55-0 (1957) Author: Pressler, III, Herman Paul | et. al. Relating to County Law Libraries, providing for a cost increase on civil cases to benefit the County Law Library Fund.
SB 157 55-0 (1957) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to amending certain Laws to provide quarters for the Archives Division of the Texas Library and Historical Commission in the Supreme Court Building for storage and display.
SB 409 55-0 (1957) Author: Fly, William S. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to authorizing the State Building Commission to locate, construct and equip a building for the State Library and State archives.
HB 537 54-0 (1955) Author: Glusing, Ben A. Relating to authorizing Commissioners' Courts to acquire land for and to purchase, construct, repair, equip and improve buildings and other permanent improvements to be used for county library purposes; providing for the location and payment therefor; authorizing the issuance of negotiable bonds for such purpose and the levy and collection of taxes in payment thereof.
SB 253 54-0 (1955) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. Relating to authorizing Commissioners Courts to acquire land for and to purchase, construct, repair, equip and improve buildings and other permanent improvements to be used for county library purposes; providing for the location and payment therefor; authorizing the issuance of negotiable bonds for such purpose and the levy and collection of taxes in payment thereof.
SB 349 54-0 (1955) Author: Fly, William S. "Bill" Relating to obtaining and maintaining additional library facilities for rural high school districts or independent school districts, now or hereafter organized, having boundaries embracing the entire area of a single county in this State, which county now has, or may hereafter have, an assessed valuation in excess of Thirty Million Dollars ($30,000,000), by authorizing courts and boards of library trustees; providing terms, conditions and limitations; repealing General Laws or parts thereof in conflict herewith.
HB 406 53-0 (1953) Author: McIlhany, Grainger Walter Relating to amending certain Acts relating to county law libraries, so as to provide that the Commissioners Courts of Texas shall be authorized to fix the assessment to be made in each civil case for the maintenance of such library, a sum not to exceed five dollars ($5.00).
HB 762 53-0 (1953) Author: Buchanan, Dexter Harold "Buck" Relating to amending certain Statutes by adding one (1) member to the Texas Library and Historical Commission.
HB 902 53-0 (1953) Author: Isaacks, Samuel Jackson "Sam" Relating to authorizing the expenditure of a portion of the funds in the Professional Engineers' Fund for the benefit of the Texas Engineers Library at College Station, Texas, during the biennium ending August 31, 1955; appropriating funds for this purpose.
SB 160 53-0 (1953) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Relating to amending certain Acts relative to County Law Libraries, so as to provide that the Commissioners Courts in certain counties of Texas shall be authorized to fix the assessment to be made in each civil case for the maintenance of such library, a sum not to exceed Five ($5.00) Dollars, the other provisions of the law to be the same.
SB 343 53-0 (1953) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to authorizing the expenditure of a portion of the funds in the Professional Engineers' Fund for the benefit of the Texas Engineers Library at College Station, Texas, during the biennium ending August 31, 1955; appropriating funds for this purpose.
HB 65 53-1 (1954) Author: Hightower, Jack Relating to providing that that part of the biennial appropriation for the Library and Historical Commission which sets forth the purposes for which such appropriation may be used shall be amended to allow for payment of salaries for book repairers and of per diem for members of the Commission.
HB 147 53-1 (1954) Author: Pyle, Joe Relating to authorizing the State of Texas to raise funds through a medium of advertising in textbooks which are State-owned; to use the money earned and saved by and through said advertising to purchase text books, school library books, school supplies and other library books bought and paid for by the State; for payment of teachers' salaries, for rehabilitation of delinquents, for buildings, furnishings and materials and supplies needed for research in incurable diseases of children, to aid children with incurable diseases, and for all costs pertaining to the carrying out of this Act; to manufacture book covers containing advertising; to use therefor prison labor from the State Penitentiary; to print advertising on designated State-purchased, State-used and distributed supplies; to provide for rebinding of all State-owned books by prison labor.
HB 148 53-1 (1954) Author: Pyle, Joe Relating to authorizing the State of Texas to require all books for public use to be covered and that all books which are issued to the public, public library books, rental library books, school library books as well as the school text books which are now covered by requirement, college library books, university library books, and private and parochial school library books, and any and all books which are to be used by and reissued to the public shall be covered; fixing a penalty.
HB 149 53-1 (1954) Author: Pyle, Joe Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to provide a change in the practice of removing book covers before each reissue; authorizing the use of plastic or comparable material on text book covers, library book covers and covers for other books issued to the public and requiring their removal at the close of each fourth (4th) semester of use.
SB 30 53-1 (1954) Author: Moffett, George Clarence "Cotton" Relating to amending certain laws to provide that the biennial appropriation for the Library and Historical Commission allow for payment of salaries for book repairers and of per diem for members of the Commission.
HB 24 52-0 (1951) Author: Carr, Waggoner Relating to authorizing counties in this State to provide for the establishment of County Law Libraries.
HB 127 52-0 (1951) Author: Tinsley, Byron R. | et. al. Relating to authorizing counties in this State having a population of more than 42,550 and less than 42,650, according to the last preceding United States Census, to provide for the establishment of County Law Libraries; and to initiate sums of money for such libraries, and to receive gifts and bequests for such libraries; and also providing for assessments to be made in each civil case for maintenance of such libraries; to manage or vest management of such libraries and to administer all funds for such libraries; to set salaries of any employees, and to have custody of all funds of such county libraries; providing a saving clause.
HB 232 52-0 (1951) Author: Abington, William Henry Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Court of certain counties having a population of not less than thirty thousand (30,000) nor more than three hundred and seventy-five thousand (375,000) inhabitants according to the last preceding Federal Census to establish county law libraries; authorizing the collection of a fee in civil suits except suits for delinquent taxes for such purpose; prescribing certain duties of the clerks of the respective courts in certain counties; providing for the creation of a fund to be known as the "County Law Library Fund".
HB 240 52-0 (1951) Author: Brooks, Phil Relating to authorizing Commissioners Courts in counties having a population of not less than twenty-one thousand, seven hundred and fifty (21,750) nor more than twenty-one thousand, nine hundred (21,900) in habitants, according to the last preceding or any future Federal census, and in which there is located no Court of Civil Appeals, to provide for, maintain and establish a county law library; providing for the taxing of costs in civil cases, with certain exceptions, to provide fund for such libraries and for administration of such fund.
HB 327 52-0 (1951) Author: Carr, Waggoner Relating to providing that all counties within this State may upon an order made by its Commissioners' Court for this purpose provide and maintain a County Law Library; and that such Library may upon an order made by said Commissioners' Court be maintained and supported by a trial fee to be assessed and collected in all cases filed in the County and District Courts of said Counties, said fee not to exceed the sum of One ($1.00) Dollar for each case filed.
HB 459 52-0 (1951) Author: McIlhany, Grainger Walter Relating to providing for a County Law Library in certain counties; providing a fund to be raised by collecting costs in certain civil cases and for the administration of said fund; providing for the appointment of a Library Board for the administration of said fund and to determine with certain limits the costs to be collected; providing for housing and management.
SB 142 52-0 (1951) Author: Kelly, Keith F. Relating to authorizing the Commissioners' Courts of certain counties having a population of not less than thirty thousand (30,000) nor more than three hundred and seventy-five thousand (375,000) inhabitants according to the last preceding Federal Census to establish county law libraries; authorizing the collection of a fee in civil suits except suits for delinquent taxes for such purpose; prescribing certain duties of the clerks of the respective courts in certain counties; providing for the creation of a fund to be known as "County Law Library Fund".
SB 293 52-0 (1951) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Relating to providing for a County Law Library in certain counties; providing a fund to be raised by collecting costs in certain civil cases and for the administration of said fund; providing for the appointment of a Library Board for the administration of said fund and to determine with certain limits the costs to be collected; providing for housing and management.
HB 21 51-0 (1949) Author: Williamson, W. Albert "Cap" | et. al. Relating to making an appropriation of Fifty Thousand ($50,000.00) Dollars for the purpose of building a library wing adjacent to the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas.
HB 240 51-0 (1949) Author: Johnson, J. Pearce Relating to appropriate $70,000 to the Texas Library and Historical Commission, State Library, for the purpose of performing the duties required in respect to the Records Administration Division.
HB 241 51-0 (1949) Author: Johnson, J. Pearce Relating to authorizing Commissioners Courts in counties having a population of not less than one hundred and ten thousand (110,000) nor more than two hundred and fifty thousand (250,000) inhabitants, according to the last preceding or any future Federal Census, and in which there is located a Court of Civil Appeals, to provide for, maintain and establish a County Law Library and repealing a previous Act.
HB 335 51-0 (1949) Author: Perry, J. Franklin Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Courts of certain counties to establish, maintain, and operate law libraries for such counties; repealing all other laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 596 51-0 (1949) Author: Brooks, Phil Relating to authorizing Commissioners Courts in counties having a population of not less than twenty-nine thousand, five hundred (29,500) nor more than thirty thousand (30,000) inhabitants, according to the last preceding or any future Federal census, and in which there is located no Court of Civil Appeals, to provide for, maintain and establish a county law library.
SB 49 51-0 (1949) Author: Ashley, Sr., Carlos C. Relating to appropriating seventy thousand ($70,000) to the Texas Library and Historical Commission, State Library, for the purpose of performing the duties required by Chapter 403 of the General and Special Laws of the 50th Legislature, Regular Session, 1947, with respect to the Records Administration Division.
HB 69 51-1 (1950) Author: McDaniel, Vernon | et. al. Relating to transfer to the Texas State Library and Historical Commission, State Library for the purpose of performing the duties required by Chapter 403, of the General and Special Laws of the Fiftieth Legislature, Regular Session, 1947 with respect to the Records Administration Division to the amount of One Hundred Fifty Thousand ($150,000.00) Dollars, from the special funds of the State Board of Barber Examiners, Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Board of Hairdressers and Cosmetologists; appropriated such transferred funds.
HB 73 51-1 (1950) Author: Gromatzky, Arthur E. "Pat" | et. al. Relating to re-allocating and re-appropriating from Item 16 of the biennial appropriation for the Texas Library and Historical Commission, State Library, an amount sufficient to provide for the operation of the Extension Division of the State Library.
SB 42 51-1 (1950) Author: Lane, Wardlow William Relating to re-allocate and re-appropriate from the biennial appropriation for the Texas Library and Historical Commission State Library, an amount sufficient to provide for the operation of the Extension Division of the State Library.
HB 250 50-0 (1947) Author: Sadler, Harley Herman Relating to amending a previous Act, authorizing the Texas Library and Historical Commission to establish and maintain in the State Library a records administration division which shall manage all public records of the State; declaring provisions of the Act severable; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 302 50-0 (1947) Author: Fertsch, Marvin D. | et. al. Relating to making an appropriation to the Texas Library and Historical Commission for the purpose of repairing, remodeling and equipping the quarters of the Texas State Library, and for the purchase of microfilms and microfilm equipment and the employment of necessary additional personnel.
HB 615 50-0 (1947) Author: Cannon, Oscar E. Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for a Law Library Fund in certain Counties.
HB 672 50-0 (1947) Author: Brooks, Jack B. Relating to authorizing Commissioners Courts in counties having a population of not less than one hundred and forty-five thousand (145,000) nor more than two hundred and fifty thousand (250,000) inhabitants, and in which there is located a Court of Civil Appeals, to provide for, maintain and establish a County Law Library.
HB 676 50-0 (1947) Author: Blount, Ralph E. "Peppy" Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for the establishing, erection and maintenance of county free libraries.
HB 736 50-0 (1947) Author: Watson, George W. | et. al. Relating to providing a County Law Library in certain counties.
SB 43 50-0 (1947) Author: Moffett, George Clarence "Cotton" Relating to making an appropriation for the biennium ending August 31, 1949 out of the General Revenue Fund to the Texas Library and Historical Commission for the purpose of repairing, remodeling and equipping the quarters of the Texas State Library and for the purchase of microfilm and equipment.
SB 143 50-0 (1947) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to amending a previous Act, by authorizing the Texas Library and Historical Commission to establish and maintain in the State Library a records administration division which shall manage all public records of the state with the consent and cooperation of the various state departments; declaring provisions of this Act to be severable; repealing all laws in conflict.
SB 311 50-0 (1947) Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy Relating to amending a previous Act, to permit counties of more than 185,000 population to establish a county law library.
HB 90 49-0 (1945) Author: Reed, William Otey Relating to empowering the State Librarian to issue Certificates of Authorship for the protection of the rights of authors in their unpublished works; providing penalties for violation thereof.
SB 273 49-0 (1945) Author: Jones, Charles R. Relating to providing that all counties within this state having a population of not less than 50,000 inhabitants nor more than 78,000 inhabitants, according to the last preceding Federal Census, and in which there is located no Court of Civil Appeals, may, upon an order being made by their Commissioners Courts for this purpose, provide for and maintain a County Law Library; providing for the funds for said library; granting to said courts all necessary power and authority to make this Act effective.
SB 322 49-0 (1945) Author: Crawford, A. B. Relating to providing that all counties within this state, having a population of not less than thirty thousand (30,000) inhabitants nor more than thirty-nine thousand (39,000) inhabitants, according to the last preceding Federal Census, and in which there is located no Court of Civil Appeals, may upon an order being made by their Commissioners Courts for this purpose, provide for and maintain a county law library.
HB 534 48-0 (1943) Author: Ramsey, Mervyn L. Relating to amending certain Statues giving authority to the Texas Library and Historical Commission to transfer either permanently or temporarily books and documents to other libraries which are provided for by State appropriations; and to dispose of or exchange duplicate books and documents.
HB 539 48-0 (1943) Author: Ramsey, Mervyn L. Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to provide that the Archivist of the Texas State Library shall have power to certify to copies of the archives of the Texas State Library.
HB 668 48-0 (1943) Author: Hanna, Sam C. | et. al. Relating to empowering the State Librarian to issue Certificates of Authorship for the protection of the rights of authors in their unpublished works.
SB 30 48-0 (1943) Author: Vick, Kyle A. Relating to amending certain Statute to authorize the Supreme Court of Texas to transfer books, papers, and publications belonging to the Supreme Court library in the State Capitol to the library of the Law School of the University of Texas, and to recall same.
SB 178 48-0 (1943) Author: Moore, Weaver Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for the establishment by purchase or lease, and the maintaining of a County Law Library in certain counties.
SB 258 48-0 (1943) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to amending certain Statutes by giving authority to the Texas Library and Historical Commission to transfer books and documents to other libraries which are provided for by State appropriations.
HB 569 47-0 (1941) Author: Reed, William Otey | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act establishing a County Law Library in certain counties; providing a fund to be raised by collecting costs in certain civil and criminal cases, and for the administration of said fund.
HB 1080 47-0 (1941) Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet Relating to providing that certain counties within this State in which there is located no Court of Civil Appeals, may, upon an order being made by their Commissioners Court for this purpose, provide for and maintain a county law library.
HB 308 46-0 (1939) Author: Bradbury, J. Bryan | et. al. Relating to declaring the policy of the State in regard to the extension and development of free public library service in all parts of the state.
HB 309 46-0 (1939) Author: Bradbury, J. Bryan | et. al. Relating to making appropriations for State Aid to the free public libraries of this State, and for the salaries and other expense of the Division of Public Libraries of the Texas State Library, for the years beginning September 1, 1939, and ending August 31, 1941.
HB 369 46-0 (1939) Author: White, Jr., Joseph Relating to providing that the Journal of the House of Representative of the Forty-sixth Legislature be placed in every public school house, every public library and every state-maintained college and university in the State of Texas.
HB 472 46-0 (1939) Author: Vale, Arnold J. Relating to establishing a County Law Library in certain counties, etc.
HB 904 46-0 (1939) Author: Pevehouse, Doyle Relating to providing that certain counties may, upon an order being made by their Commissioners Courts for this purpose, provide for and maintain a county law library.
SB 227 46-0 (1939) Author: Head, James Manley Relating to declaring the policy of the State in regard to the extension and development of free public library service in a parts of the State; providing for a Texas Library and Historical Commission.
SB 310 46-0 (1939) Author: Head, James Manley Relating to making appropriations for State Aid to the free public libraries of this State, and for the salaries and other expense of the Division of Public Libraries of the Texas State Library, for the years beginning September 1st, 1939, and ending August 31, 1941.
SB 422 46-0 (1939) Author: Lemens, Vernon Relating to providing that all counties within this State having a population in excess of fifty-three thousand five hundred (53,500) inhabitants and less than fifty-seven thousand (57,000) inhabitants may upon an order made by its Commissioners' Court for this purpose provide and maintain a County Law Library.
HB 1010 45-0 (1937) Relating to establishing a County Law Library in counties in this State having three or more District Courts sitting for all of its terms or some of its terms with both Civil and Criminal Jurisdiction, none of which have more than four (4) terms a year and one of which sits and has jurisdiction in not less than two (2) other counties.
HB 159 44-0 (1935) Author: Walker, Albert G. Relating to exempting County Librarians from examination after employment in any county library.
SB 52 44-1 (1935) Relating to appropriating One Hundred Twelve Thousand ($112,000.00) Dollars for the purpose of constructing and equipping a library building on the Campus of the North Texas State Teachers College, at Denton, Texas, under certain conditions and requirements.
HB 992 42-0 (1931) Author: Hughes, Sarah Tilghman | et. al. Relating to establishing a County Law Library in counties having eight or more District Courts and four or more County Courts.
SB 232 39-0 (1925) Author: Bailey, John Heywood | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Texas Library and Historical Commission to place certain historical relics in the custody of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas and the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Texas Division, providing for their safe keeping, safeguarding the title of the State thereto. Senate: Civil Jurisprudence
SB 72 37-0 (1921) Author: Witt, Edgar E. Relating to authorizing certain officers of the University of Texas to make certified copies of public records deposited in the library of that institution, and providing that said certified copies shall be lawful and have the same force and effect as if made by the county clerks of the counties from whence the same are transferred.
SB 327 37-0 (1921) Author: Hertzberg, Harry Relating to empowering and authorizing the County Commissioners' Court of Bexar County to establish, maintain and operate a law library.
HB 60 37-1 (1921) Author: West, Thomas M. Relating to providing for county law libraries.
HB 120 37-1 (1921) Author: Pollard, Sr., Tomas (Thomas) Glover Relating to making the Librarian of the Library of the University of Texas the custodian of the printed reports of the decisions of the Courts of Civil Appeals, the Court of Criminal Appeals, and the Supreme Court of this State and authorizing a transfer of those now on hand in the office of the Secretary of State to the University Library.
SB 36 37-1 (1921) Author: Hertzberg, Harry Relating to authorizing certain counties to establish, maintain and operate a law library.
HB 352 36-0 (1919) Author: Johnson, Jr., Samuel Ealy "Sam" Relating to amending certain statutes relating to the Library and Historical Commission.
HB 521 36-0 (1919) Author: Johnson, Thomas S. | et. al. Relating to authorizing and directing the Secretary of State to exchange Court Reports, Session Acts, and other publications of the State for textbooks and like publications of other States and foreign countries for the benefit of the Law Library of the University of Texas.
SB 69 36-0 (1919) Author: Caldwell, Walter Douglass Relating to making an appropriation for cleaning the State Library and arranging material.
HB 137 36-2 (1919) Author: Johnson, Jack Relating to amending certain laws relating to county libraries.
HB 171 36-2 (1919) Author: Johnson, Jack Relating to amending certain laws relating to the Library and Historical Commission.
SB 47 36-2 (1919) Author: Caldwell, Walter Douglass Relating to authorizing and directing the Secretary of State to exchange Court Reports, Session Acts, and other publications of State for like publications of other States, and of the United States and of foreign countries, for the benefit of the law library of the University of Texas.
SB 80 36-2 (1919) Author: Dayton, George W. Relating to amending statutes relating to county libraries.
SB 88 36-2 (1919) Author: Dayton, George W. Relating to amending certain articles relating to the Library and Historical Commission.
HB 407 35-0 (1917) Author: Bryant, Bruce W. | et. al. Relating to authorizing the State Librarian and State Architect to purchase the literary remains of Sam Houston.
HB 635 35-0 (1917) Author: Nichols, Joseph Francis Relating to providing for the collection of data relating to the lives and achievements of the industrial pioneers and leaders of Texas; making an appropriation.
SB 149 35-0 (1917) Author: Dayton, George W. | et. al. Relating to amending Chapter 117 of the General Laws of the State of Texas, passed at the Regular Session of the Thirty-fourth Legislature of Texas relating to county libraries.
SB 173 35-0 (1917) Author: Harley, James A. Relating to authorizing the State Librarian and Archivist and Historian of the State Library to purchase the literary remains of Sam Houston, making an appropriation.
SB 425 35-0 (1917) Author: Strickland, Jeff J. Relating to authorizing the State Librarian and Archivist and Historian of the State Library to purchase suitable fireproof safes for the protection of the State archives; making an appropriation.
HB 415 34-0 (1915) Author: Dayton, George W. Relating to establishing county free libraries, circulating libraries, branch libraries for rural districts and rural high school district libraries.
SB 147 34-0 (1915) Author: Lattimore, Offa Shivers Relating to establishing, maintaining, operating, equipping and disestablishing county free libraries and county circulating libraries for the use of the citizens of this State.
HB 144 33-0 (1913) Author: Burges, Richard Fenner Relating to amending Revised Civil Statutes, relating to the Library and Historical Commission.
HB 216 33-0 (1913) Author: Mendell, Jr., George W. | et. al. Relating to granting unto the municipal authorities of the city of Austin, Texas, the right to establish, operate and maintain a free public library upon a tract of land consisting of sixty-nine feet by one hundred and twenty-eight feet out of the western portion of the north half of Block 101 in the city of Austin, Texas, and changing the designation upon the map of the city of Austin of said tract of land, from church to free public library purposes.
HB 461 33-0 (1913) Author: Calvin, Elvis Abner | et. al. Relating to providing for the creation of Farmers' County Public Libraries.
SB 136 33-0 (1913) Author: McGregor, Temple Harris Relating to granting unto the municipal authorities of the city of Austin, the right to establish, operate and maintain a free public library upon a tract of land consisting of sixty-nine feet by one hundred and twenty-eight feet out of the western portion of the north half of Block 101.
SB 324 33-0 (1913) Relating to providing for the creation of Farmers' County Public Libraries; prescribing the method to be pursued, and making it the duty of the Commissioners' Court to prescribe rules and regulations for the management thereof.
HB 54 32-1 (1911) Relating to granting unto the municipal authorities of the city of Austin, Texas, the right to establish, operate and maintain a free public library upon a tract of land consisting of 207 by 128 feet out of the eastern portion of the north half of Block 101, in the city of Austin, Texas, and changing the designation upon the map of the city of Austin of said tract of land from church to public free library purposes.
HB 142 31-0 (1909) Relating to creating the Texas Library and Historical Commission, setting forth the purposes of the said Library and Historical Commission, defining its powers and duties, repealing Article 2805 of the Revised Civil Statutes of the State of Texas, amending Article 2806, and in general repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict with this Act.
SB 266 28-0 (1903) Relating to amending an Act entitled "an Act to incorporate the City of Waco, and to define its boundaries and powers," and to authorize the maintenance by said city of free public libraries.

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