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SB 804 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the eligibility of a person to serve on an appraisal review board. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 2932 79-0 (2005) Author: Delisi, Dianne | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to requiring state agency purchasing personnel to disclose certain family relationships with business entities receiving certain state agency contracts. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1282 77-0 (2001) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to the application of the nepotism prohibitions to employment of certain individuals. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1870 77-0 (2001) Author: Salinas Jr., Ignacio Relating to the determination of a relationship by affinity under the nepotism prohibitions applicable to public officials. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 441 76-0 (1999) Author: Walker, Gary Relating to the application of nepotism prohibitions to certain school districts. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2750 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Dan Relating to an exemption from the nepotism law for persons employed in a hospital in certain counties by a hospital district. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2930 76-0 (1999) Author: Walker, Gary
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the application of nepotism prohibitions to certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3586 76-0 (1999) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the nepotism prohibitions applicable to public school districts. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
SB 569 75-0 (1997) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to subdivision platting requirements in certain counties. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 853 74-0 (1995) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the effect of death or divorce on a marriage for the purpose of applying nepotism prohibitions. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1410 74-0 (1995) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to expanding the exception to nepotism prohibitions for a substitute teacher hired by a school district. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HB 2000 74-0 (1995) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the application of nepotism laws to the employment of a substitute teacher in school districts and the employment of certain personal attendants. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 2041 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the application of the state's nepotism prohibitions to certain unmarried individuals who reside together. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 87 73-0 (1993) Author: Kamel, Ted Relating to the manner in which relationships by consanguinity or affinity are determined. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 535 73-0 (1993) Author: Place, Allen
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to an exemption from the nepotism law for personal attendants of certain officers. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 713 73-0 (1993) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to dental care benefits. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
SB 459 73-0 (1993) Author: Haley, Bill Relating to dental care benefits. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
HB 1344 72-0 (1991) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the regulation of nepotism in government. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1345 72-0 (1991) Author: Danburg, Debra
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the manner in which relationships by consanguinity or affinity are determined. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 1579 72-0 (1991) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to an exemption from the nepotism laws for persons appointed or employed by hospitals in certain counties. House: County Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 1440 72-0 (1991) Author: Turner, Jim
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the clarification of the application of the nepotism law to appraisal districts. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 50 72-2 (1991) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to an exemption from the nepotism law for personal attendants of certain officers. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 16 72-3 (1992) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to an exemption from the nepotism law for personal attendants of certain officers. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 167 71-0 (1989) Author: Rudd, Jim | et. al. Relating to the circumstances under which the nepotism law does not apply to a substitute school teacher. House: Public Education 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 549 71-0 (1989) Author: Waterfield, Richard
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to an exemption from the nepotism law for substitute teachers or bus drivers in certain school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 550 71-0 (1989) Author: Waterfield, Richard Relating to an exemption from the nepotism law for certain school districts. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
SB 68 71-3 (1990) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the clarification of the application of the nepotism law to appraisal districts. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 51 71-4 (1990) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the clarification of the application of the nepotism law to appraisal districts. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 951 70-0 (1987) Author: Richardson, Bob Relating to the regulation of nepotism in government. House: State Affairs Pending in committee
SB 535 70-0 (1987) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to an exception to nepotism restrictions for a teacher employed by a school district before the teacher's relative is elected or appointed to the school board. House: State Affairs
Senate: Education
Pending in committee
SB 933 70-0 (1987) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Richardson, Bob
Relating to the regulation of nepotism in government. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
HB 1466 69-0 (1985) Author: Adkisson, Tommy Relating to the regulation of nepotism in government. House: State Affairs Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 556 69-0 (1985) Author: Sarpalius, Bill
Sponsor: Laney, James
Relating to a waiver of nepotism restrictions in small school districts with an inadequate labor pool. House: Public Education
Senate: State Affairs
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 567 69-0 (1985) Author: Sarpalius, Bill Relating to the kinds of relationships covered by nepotism laws. Senate: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 599 69-0 (1985) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Laney, James
Relating to exemption from the nepotism rule of certain previously employed persons and to certain retrictions on future decisions. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 263 68-0 (1983) Author: Messer, Bill Relating to application of the nepotism law to senate confirmation of certain appointees. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 832 68-0 (1983) Author: Millsap, Mike Relating to the regulation of nepotism in government. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
SB 319 68-0 (1983) Author: McFarland, Bob
Sponsor: Millsap, Mike
Relating to the regulation of nepotism in government; providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 525 67-0 (1981) Author: Lewis, Gibson Relating to application of the nepotism law to confirmation of certain appointees. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1137 67-0 (1981) Author: Hall, W. N. "Billy" Relating to the application of the nepotism law to school districts. House: State Affairs Motion to reconsider spread on the Journal
SB 235 67-0 (1981) Author: Wilson, John
Sponsor: Lewis, Gibson
Relating to application of the nepotism law to confirmation of certain appointees. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
HB 338 66-0 (1979) Author: Hollowell, Bill Relating to exemption of certain school district appointments from the nepotism law. House: Public Education Placed on daily General State Calendar
HB 871 66-0 (1979) Author: Hall, W. N. "Billy" Relating to the application of the nepotism law to school districts. House: State Affairs Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 2269 66-0 (1979) Author: Benedict, Jerry L.
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to the application of nepotism laws. House: Judiciary
Senate: Administration
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1320 66-0 (1979) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the application of nepotism laws. House: Judiciary
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on Judiciary
HB 1167 65-0 (1977) Author: Temple, Arthur "Buddy" Relating to exceptions to the nepotism law. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1581 65-0 (1977) Author: Florence, Buck Relating to employment in the State Department of Public Welfare. House: Health & Welfare Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
SB 1179 65-0 (1977) Author: Adams, Don Relating to conflict of interest of members of the Finance Commission and the Banking Board. Senate: Economic Development Reported from committee favorably
HB 870 64-0 (1975) Author: Torres, Ruben M. Exempting certain members of governing boards of school districts from the state law prohibiting nepotism. House: Public Education Referred to subcommittee
SB 679 64-0 (1975) Author: Longoria, Raul Exempting certain members of governing boards of school districts from the state law prohibiting nepotism. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 288 59-0 (1965) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to the disqualification of a person from seeking election to, being appoint to, or serving on a school board of a school district in which his spouse is employed as a teacher.
HB 539 58-0 (1963) Author: Markgraf, Jim Relating to providing that no approved substitute teacher shall be prevented from continued employment in a substitute teacher capacity where a relative within the prohibited degree is a member of the employing school board, if the substitute teacher has been on call and has been listed for two years prior to the election or appointment of the relative to the school board.
HB 701 55-0 (1957) Author: Moore, James Steele "Jim" Relating to contracts made by County Commissioners Courts prohibiting certain persons from being directly or indirectly interested in such contracts, providing that taxpaying citizens of the county may enjoin such contracts; fixing a penalty.
HB 915 54-0 (1955) Author: Schwartz, Walter C. Relating to the permissible degrees of relationship between members of the commissioners court and officers and employees appointed by such court in certain counties of this State.
HB 727 52-0 (1951) Author: Johnson, J. Pearce | et. al. Relating to amending the Penal Code of Texas so as to provide that law relating to nepotism shall not apply to persons holding office or positions for two years prior to the time an officer or board member related to them takes office.
SB 406 52-0 (1951) Author: Ashley, Sr., Carlos C. Relating to amending the application of the Nepotism Law to permit persons holding offices or positions two years prior to time officer or board member related to them takes office to retain said office or position.
HB 508 51-0 (1949) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amending Article 432 of the Penal Code relating to Nepotism so as to provide shall not apply to persons holding offices or positions two years prior to the time an officer or board member related to them takes office; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 490 48-0 (1943) Author: Avant, Robert Relating to amending the Penal Code so as to provide for an exception to the nepotism law.
HB 491 48-0 (1943) Author: Avant, Robert Relating to amending the Penal Code by providing for an exception to the nepotism law.
HB 180 47-0 (1941) Author: Crossley, Sr., Pleasant Lewis | et. al. Relating to amending the Penal Code relative prescribing punishment and fixing penalties for violation of any provisions of the Anti-Nepotism Act.
SB 215 47-0 (1941) Author: Hill, Jr., Joe Lafayette Relating to amending certain Article of the Penal Code providing that the Nepotism Law shall not apply in cases where the person employed or working has been so engaged and actually serving at least two years immediately prior to the election of any officer related to the person thus affected.
HB 861 46-0 (1939) Author: Crossley, Sr., Pleasant Lewis | et. al. Relating to prescribing punishment and fixing penalties for violations of Title 8, Chapter 8, Articles 432, 435 and 436 of the Penal Code of the State of Texas, 1925.
HB 1091 46-0 (1939) Author: Wood, Robert H. Relating to amending a certain Article of the Penal Code to provide that the nepotism law shall not apply in cases where the person employed or working has been so engaged and actually serving at least two years prior to the election of any officer related to the person thus affected.
SB 223 46-0 (1939) Author: Hill, Jr., Joe Lafayette Relating to amending a certain Article of the Penal Code to provide that the nepotism law shall not apply in cases where the person employed or working has been so engaged and actually serving at least two years prior to the election of any officer related to the person thus affected.
HB 250 39-0 (1925) Author: Wallace, John Forsythe | et. al. Relating to amending the nepotism law so as not to apply to members of the Legislature who, by reason of physical infirmities, require a personal attendant. House: State Affairs
HB 76 37-0 (1921) Author: Owen, Robert Ross Relating to a certain Act defining and extending the term nepotism.
HB 146 37-1 (1921) Author: Faubion, Herbert Elmo "Pete" Relating to prohibit employees, etc., of eleemosynary institutions from being interested in certain other business.
HB 588 36-0 (1919) Author: Owen, Robert Ross Relating to amending certain sections of the Penal Code to further define the term "nepotism"; and declaring unlawful, within the meaning of the nepotism law, the employment by any State officer, or the head of any State department or institution, of any person related within the second degree by affinity, or within the third degree by consanguinity, to any person holding a State office or at the head of any State department or institution.
HB 221 34-0 (1915) Author: McKnight, George W. | et. al. Relating to amending Articles of the Penal Code making the provisions of the nepotism law applicable to members of the Legislature.
SB 324 34-0 (1915) Author: Clark, Isaac Edgar Relating to amending the nepotism law.
SB 16 30-0 (1907) Relating to making it an offense punishable by fine and removal from office for any executive, legislative, ministerial or judicial officer of this State, district, county, city or other municipal subdivision of the State, to appoint or vote for the appointment of any person related to him by affinity or consanguinity within the third degree, to any clerkship, office, position, employment or duty in any department of the government of which such executive, legislative, ministerial or judicial officer may be a member; prohibiting the payment of any such ineligible person out of any public funds and providing for suitable punishment and removal from office for the violation of this Act and fixing venue.

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