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HB 503 86-0 (2019) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to the regulation of raw milk and raw milk products. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 80 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the regulation of raw milk and raw milk products. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 931 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to the regulation of raw milk and raw milk products. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
HB 57 85-0 (2017) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to the regulation of raw milk and raw milk products. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 842 85-0 (2017) Author: Burrows, Dustin Relating to prohibiting the purchase of certain food and drink items under the supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2862 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken Relating to the operation of vehicles transporting fluid milk; authorizing a fee. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 95 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the regulation of raw milk and raw milk products; adding a provision subject to a criminal penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Received from the Senate
SB 1383 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: King, Ken
Relating to the operation of vehicles transporting fluid milk; authorizing a fee. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 1/1/18
HB 91 84-0 (2015) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the regulation of raw milk and raw milk products; adding a provision subject to a criminal penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
HB 3129 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Ken Relating to the operation of vehicles transporting milk; authorizing a fee. House: Transportation Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3944 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Tracy | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to judicial review of final orders arising out of nutritional programs administrated by the Texas Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1539 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the operation of vehicles transporting milk; authorizing a fee. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 46 83-0 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to the regulation of raw milk and raw milk products. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 75 82-0 (2011) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to the regulation of raw milk and raw milk products. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2084 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the regulation of small food production and sales operations. House: Public Health Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 237 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the regulation of raw milk and raw milk products. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2959 80-0 (2007) Author: Smithee, John Relating to regulation of dairy products. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 1714 80-0 (2007) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to regulation of dairy products. House: Public Health
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2913 78-0 (2003) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to the Southern Dairy Compact; providing an administrative penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
HB 3542 78-0 (2003) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the regulation of milk and milk products. House: Public Health
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1451 78-0 (2003) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of milk and milk products. House: Public Health
Senate: Natural Resources
Laid on the table subject to call
HB 163 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to liability associated with the provision of human milk by certain persons. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 391 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to human donor milk banks. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1039 77-0 (2001) Author: Homer, Mark | et. al. Relating to the ratification of the Southern Dairy Compact; providing civil penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2463 77-0 (2001) Author: Glaze, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the issuance of permits in areas infected with or at high risk of infection for bovine tuberculosis. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2000 76-0 (1999) Author: Turner, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the ratification of the Southern Dairy Compact; providing civil penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
SB 737 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the ratification of the Southern Dairy Compact; providing civil penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to s/c on Agriculture by President
HB 1875 75-0 (1997) Author: Glaze, Bob
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the imposition and use of certain fees imposed on certain milk and milk products. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2724 74-0 (1995) Author: Hirschi, John | et. al. Relating to the voluntary labeling of the non-use of certain substance used in dairy production. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2697 71-0 (1989) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to the sale of adulterated, impure, or skim milk. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
SB 1524 71-0 (1989) Author: Ratliff, Bill
Sponsor: Gibson, Bruce
Relating to the regulation of the sale of milk. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
SB 1796 71-0 (1989) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Gibson, Bruce
Relating to payment for raw milk. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 1542 70-0 (1987) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to the payment of dairy farmers by purchasers of raw milk; providing a civil penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
SB 859 70-0 (1987) Author: Anderson, Richard Relating to fees collected by the Texas Department of Health for milk, milk products, and frozen desserts. Senate: Health & Human Services Postponed in committee
SB 1248 70-0 (1987) Author: Sarpalius, Bill
Sponsor: Gibson, Bruce
Relating to the payment of dairy farmers by milk processors who purchase raw milk. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 249 68-0 (1983) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to the official beverage of the State of Texas. House: State Affairs No action taken
HB 898 68-0 (1983) Author: Wieting, Leroy J. Relating to the repeal of the Texas Equal Health Standard Milk Sanitation Act of 1961 and the prohibition against manufacturing and selling filled milk. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1029 68-0 (1983) Author: Gibson, Bruce
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Relating to standards and tests for the content of nonfat solids in milk and milk products. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Testimony taken
SB 316 68-0 (1983) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Wieting, Leroy J.
Relating to the repeal of acts governing inspection of certain milk products shipped into Texas and the manufacture and sale of filled milk. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
HB 705 66-0 (1979) Author: Presnal, Bill Relating to inspection of milk and milk products. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
SB 315 66-0 (1979) Author: McKnight, Peyton
Sponsor: Presnal, Bill
Relating to the authority of the State Health Officer and political subdivisions in relation to the production, processing, testing, grading, labeling, inspection, movement, distribution, and sale of milk and milk products; providing for issuing of licenses and permits; providing for hearings. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Human Resources
Effective immediately
HB 414 65-0 (1977) Author: Johnson, Eddie Amending the Business and Commerce Code relating to misuse of dairy containers bearing a proprietary mark by clarifying and modernizing the definition of "dairy container," requiring the Texas Department of Health Resources to adopt rules and regulations to prevent deceptive trade practices and unauthorized private use of dairy containers, including but not limited to procedures for registration of propriety marks, with appropriate fees and annual renewals; deposits; creating offenses, prescribing penalties, declaring certain uses of dairy containers to be unauthorized prive use, providing for severability and declaring an emergency. House: Business & Industry Assigned to General State Calendar
SB 229 65-0 (1977) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to misuse of a dairy container bearing a proprietary mark by clarifying and modernizing the definition of "dairy container," requiring the Texas Department of Health Resources to adopt rules and regulations to prevent deceptive trade practices and unauthorized private use of dairy containers, including but not limited to procedures for registration of proprietary marks, with appropriate fees and annual renewals; deposits; defining certain offenses and prescribing penalties; declaring certain uses of dairy containers to be unauthorized private use, fixing penalties for unauthorized private use, providing severability and declaring an emergency. Senate: Economic Development Reported from committee favorably substituted
HB 499 64-0 (1975) Author: Bock II, Bennie
Sponsor: Meier, Bill
Deleting certain definitions which will be placed in the State Department of Health regulations in order to eliminate any future conflict with federal definitions; relating to specifications and requirements for milk and milk products. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Human Resources
Effective immediately
HB 614 64-0 (1975) Author: Gilley, Smith
Sponsor: McKnight, Peyton
Prohibiting the purchase of imported dairy products by state agencies and subdivisions. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days
HB 1450 64-0 (1975) Author: Coody, Bill Relating to the marketing of milk; authorizing the establishment of a marketing order for milk after a vote of milk producers and certification by the commissioner of agriculture; providing enforcement procedures. House: Agriculture & Livestock Reported from committee with substitute
HB 16 63-0 (1973) Author: Allen, Joe Relating to the dating of fresh milk, fresh eggs, and fresh meat by a retail seller; providing a penalty for violations; and declaring an emergency. House: Business & Industry Referred to Committee on Business and Industry
HB 8 62-0 (1971) Author: Allen, Joe Relating to the dating of fresh milk, fresh eggs, and fresh meat by a retail seller; providing a penalty for violation.
SB 134 62-0 (1971) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill"
Sponsor: Burgess, Steve
Relating to the testing of milk, creating a Dairy Advisory Board.
SB 605 62-0 (1971) Author: Herring, Charles
Sponsor: Longoria, Raul
Relating to the authority of the State Health Officer to define what shall constitute Grade "A" milk and milk products and to fix specifications, rules or regulations for the production and handling of Grade "A" milk and milk products.
HB 701 61-0 (1969) Author: Jungmichel, Charles H. Relating to regulation of certain milk and milk products imported into Texas.
HB 778 61-0 (1969) Author: Solomon, Mack Neal Relating to testing, examining, and inspecting milk and milk products being offered for sale in retail businesses; authorizing the issuance and enforcement of stop-sale orders.
HB 1414 61-0 (1969) Author: Price, William Rayford Relating to regulation of certain milk products imported into Texas.
SB 799 61-0 (1969) Author: Word, James Powell Relating to regulation of certain milk products imported into Texas.
HB 1065 60-0 (1967) Author: Hinson, George T. Relating to the testing of milk and cream; providing a penalty.
SB 437 60-0 (1967) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Relating to amending certain statutes by changing definitions of milk and milk products in conformity with definitions and specifications for grade of milk of the United States Public Health Service Milk Ordinance; providing certain penalties.
SB 438 60-0 (1967) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Relating to the testing of milk and cream; providing a penalty.
SB 465 60-0 (1967) Author: Kennard, Don | et. al. Relating to creating the Texas Dairy Commission and prescribing its organization, powers, and duties with respect to regulation of the milk industry, to be known as the Texas Dairy Industry Stabilization Act.
SCR 67 60-0 (1967)
HB 61 57-0 (1961) Author: Burgess, Steve A. | et. al. Relating to setting up health standards for Grade A milk for pasteurization produced outside the State and imported to points within the State; providing penalties.
HB 108 57-0 (1961) Author: Chapman, Joe N. | et. al. Relating to requiring the labeling of the minimum percentage of milkfat or butterfat content of all milk produced, offered for sale, or sold in this State; providing penalties for violation of this Act; providing for the effective date of this Act.
HB 128 57-0 (1961) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to setting up health standards for milk produced outside the State and imported to points within; providing penalties.
HB 402 57-0 (1961) Author: Dungan, William Taylor "Bill" | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act providing a representative of a milk plant or the Milk Producers Association must approve a revocation or regrading of production permits by the county health officer before revocation or regrading becomes effective.
SB 217 57-0 (1961) Author: Hazlewood, Grady | et. al. Relating to setting up health standards for Grade A pasteurized milk and/or Grade A raw milk for pasteurization produced outside the State of Texas to be imported to points within as high or higher than those required for the production of Grade A pasteurized milk and/or Grade A raw milk for pasteurization within the State of Texas; providing penalties; providing the effective date.
SB 218 57-0 (1961) Author: Hazlewood, Grady | et. al. Relating to setting up equal health standards for Grade A milk for pasteurization produced inside and outside the State of Texas; providing remedies in behalf of producers; providing penalties.
HB 50 56-0 (1959) Author: Burgess, Steve A. | et. al. Relating to requiring the labeling of the minimum percentage of milkfat or butterfat content of all milk produced, offered for sale, or sold in this State; providing penalties for the violation of this Act; providing for the effective date of this Act.
HB 133 56-0 (1959) Author: Dungan, William Taylor "Bill" | et. al. Relating to authorizing incorporated cities and towns to define what shall constitute, and to fix specifications and regulations for the production of various grades of raw milk and raw milk products and pasteurized milk and pasteurized milk products under certain conditions.
HB 256 56-0 (1959) Author: Sudderth, Ben Doyle Relating to amending certain acts so as to provide for written notice and re-examination when permits for the production of milk and milk products are revoked or regraded.
SB 211 56-0 (1959) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to requiring the labeling of the minimum percentage of milkfat or butterfat content of all milk produced, offered for sale, or sold in this State; providing penalties for the violation of this Act; providing for the effective date of this Act.
SB 277 56-0 (1959) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Relating to setting up health standards for Grade A raw milk for pasteurization produced outside the State of Texas and imported to points within; providing for penalties.
HB 642 55-0 (1957) Author: Dungan, William Taylor "Bill" | et. al. Relating to requiring the labeling of the minimum percentage of milkfat or butterfat content of all milk and milk products produced, offered for sale, or sold in this State.
HB 196 54-0 (1955) Author: Zbranek, Jaromir Charles "Zeke" Relating to licensing of milk and cream testing.
HB 254 54-0 (1955) Author: Heitman, Jr., Charles "Charlie" | et. al. Relating to amending Statutes to increase the milk fat content in the definition of milk.
HB 606 54-0 (1955) Author: Talasek, Reuben Daniel "Rip" Relating to the distribution of milk and milk products; amending certain acts by requiring labeling of pasteurized milk and milk products to show date of pasteurization and other information; prohibiting repasteurization of milk and milk products; prescribing penalties.
HB 783 54-0 (1955) Author: Heitman, Jr., Charles "Charlie" Relating to amending certain Acts by adding a new Sections to require printing of milk fat content on milk containers.
SB 172 54-0 (1955) Author: Rogers, Andrew J. "Andy" | et. al. Relating to amending certain Article of the Penal Code regulating the sale of milk; relating to brucellosis and the control and eradication of livestock disease.
SB 232 54-0 (1955) Author: Rogers, Andrew J. "Andy" Relating to the distribution of milk; amending certain Acts so as to authorize the governing body of any city in the State to provide that milk shall not contain less than four per cent or any percentage between three and one-fourth per cent and four per cent of milk fat by adopting an ordinance.
SB 233 54-0 (1955) Author: Rogers, Andrew J. "Andy" Relating to the distribution of milk and milk products; amending certain Acts by defining additional terms; requiring the labeling of receptacles of milk and milk products to show date of production and certain other information; regulating shipment of milk and milk products into this State and requiring certain permits in connection therewith; providing for the confiscation of milk and milk products; authorizing the State Health Officer to make rules and regulations; making other provisions relative to the administration and enforcement of these provisions; repealing conflicting laws; providing for severability; fixing the operative date of this Act.
HB 654 52-0 (1951) Author: Norton, Jr., James L. | et. al. Relating to regulating the sale of milk, providing for the numbering of containers used by Grade A producers in Texas to prohibit milk from losing its identity from the point of origin to the distributor or producer, and requiring identification from the point of origin of all milk shipped in from other States and requiring inspection by Texas Health officers and that same be produced under the same standards as are required in the State of Texas for milk produced within the State; providing a penalty.
HB 663 52-0 (1951) Author: Bradshaw, Floyd Francis | et. al. Relating to amending the Texas Milk Law to define milk so as to provide that the milk fat content of milk shall amount to not less than 4%.
SB 134 48-0 (1943) Author: Jones, Charles R. Relating to amending certain Acts to provide for greater punishment and penalties for violations of law relating to testing of cream and milk by means of Babcock tests.
HB 27 47-1 (1941) Author: Allison, Mack Relating to safeguarding the milk supply of certain counties with a certain population against the disease commonly known as Bang's Disease; providing for approval of the Health Department of the State of Texas of such vaccines used; providing a penalty for its violation.
HB 149 46-0 (1939) Author: Tarwater, Arthur Bosworth Relating to amending a certain Act relating to the Babcock Test for Milk and Cream.
HB 329 46-0 (1939) Author: Winfree, Sr., Joseph Edwin Relating to declaring the policy of the Legislature to provide for the general welfare with reference to authorizing local milk Industry Boards and authorizing the setting up of a code; providing penalties for violation of such codes.
HB 539 45-0 (1937) Author: Johnson, Jr., B. Thomas "Nub" | et. al. Relating to making it an offense to steal milk bottle cases.
SB 83 45-0 (1937) Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan" Relating to providing for the protection of the public health; authorizing the State Health Officer to define and fix the specifications for certain grades of milk and milk products as defined in the Act; providing remedies and penalties for the enforcement of this Act.
HB 348 44-0 (1935) Author: Fain, John W. Relating to defining and prohibiting the manufacture and sales of filled milk; providing for penalties for violation of this Act.
HB 88 43-2 (1934) Author: Bradley, Rolland Barr | et. al. Relating to declaring the policy of the Legislature to provide for the General welfare by cooperation with the Federal Government in making effective the provisions of the National Agricultural Adjustment Act and the National Recovery Act within the State of Texas with reference to producers, distributors and processors of milk and milk products; providing penalties for violation of such codes; providing a penalty for violation of the Act.
HB 56 43-3 (1934) Author: Jefferson, Pat Curtis Relating to declaring the policy of the Legislature to provide for the general welfare by cooperation with the Federal Government in making effective the provisions of the National Agricultural Adjustment Act and the National Recovery Act within the State of Texas with reference to producers, distributors and processors of milk and milk products; authorizing said Board to impose such conditions as are necessary to make the codes effective and to establish rules and regulations for their conduct; providing penalties for violation of such codes; authorizing the said Board to suspend or revoke certificates of authority; providing a penalty for violation of the Act.
HB 419 42-0 (1931) Author: Tarwater, Arthur Bosworth | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts by establishing Babcock test as official dairy test for butterfat; providing punishment and penalties for violation of provisions of this act.
SB 66 41-1 (1929) Author: McFarlane, William Doddridge Relating to permitting counties having a certain population to employ dairying specialists.
SB 149 37-0 (1921) Author: Witt, Edgar E. Relating to trademarks on dairy milk bottles, etc; providing penalties.
HB 25 36-0 (1919) Author: Fly, William Madden | et. al. Relating to amending certain articles so as to provide that the Department of Dairy and Food Commissioner of this State shall be consolidated with and made a part of the Department of the State Board of Health, and be known as the Pure Food and Drug Bureau of the Department of Public Health of this State.
HB 179 35-4 (1918) Author: Lange, Edward Henry | et. al. Relating to prohibiting any person other than the lawful owner to use, traffic in, purchase, sell, convert, mutilate or destroy any milk cans, milk bottles, milk jars, butter boxes, ice cream cans or ice cream tubs branded or stamped by or bearing the private mark of such owner.
SB 106 35-4 (1918) Author: Bee, Carlos Relating to prohibiting conversion, destruction or mutilation of milk cans or other containers.
HB 450 34-0 (1915) Author: Schwegmann, Bernhardt | et. al. Relating to providing for the incorporation of medical milk commissioners.
HB 24 34-1 (1915) Author: Schwegmann, Bernhardt | et. al. Relating to providing for the incorporation of medical milk commissioners and the certification of milk produced under their supervision; providing penalties.
SB 30 34-1 (1915) Author: McNealus, James Clayton Relating to providing for the incorporation of medical milk commissioners and the certification of milk produced under their supervision; providing a penalty for any medical director of such corporation who shall receive a salary or fee.

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