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HB 298 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to a parent's right to view the body of a deceased child before an autopsy is performed. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1766 85-0 (2017) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Relating to involuntary termination of parental rights based on sexual assault of the child's other parent and the child support obligations of the parent whose rights were terminated. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1812 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony | et. al. Relating to involuntary termination of parental rights based on sexual assault of the child's other parent. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 3599 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to parental rights and information regarding certain intervention strategies used with public school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 77 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol
Relating to involuntary termination of parental rights based on sexual assault of the child's other parent and the child support obligations of the parent whose rights were terminated. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 239 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: Larson, Lyle
Relating to a parent's right to view the body of a deceased child before an autopsy is performed. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 242 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the right of a child's parent to public school records and information concerning the child. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1153 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to parental rights and information regarding certain intervention strategies used with public school students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1553 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Bernal, Diego
Relating to certain requirements imposed on a sex offender who enters the premises of a school and to the refusal of entry to or ejection from school district property. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
SCR 2 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Urging Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification the Parental Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1500 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to certain temporary orders in a suit for modification of an order in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3487 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Ken Relating to operation of open-enrollment charter schools, including parental rights, applicability of certain laws, and admission policy. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HCR 36 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Urging Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification the Parental Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Received from the House
SB 819 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to certain temporary orders in a suit for modification of an order in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SCR 6 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob | et. al. Urging Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification the Parental Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
HB 1369 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the ability of a nonexempt employee to participate in certain academic, extracurricular, and developmental activities of the employee's child. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HCR 38 83-0 (2013) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Urging Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification the Parental Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1895 83-0 (2013) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the ability of a nonexempt employee to participate in certain academic, extracurricular, and developmental activities of the employee's child. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
HB 435 82-0 (2011) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to suits affecting the parent-child relationship that involve an alleged father who has not registered with the paternity registry. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1623 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to certain information regarding paternity required to be provided to certain pregnant women and mothers of newborns. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1827 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the ability of a nonexempt employee to participate in certain academic, extracurricular, and developmental activities of the employee's child. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2367 82-0 (2011) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the creation of an advisory panel to study certain parental rights relating to possession of or access to the parent's child. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 2554 82-0 (2011) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to possession of or access to a child in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HCR 60 82-0 (2011) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Urging Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification the Parental Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. House: State Sovereignty, Select
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 494 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to involuntary termination of parental rights based on attempted murder or solicitation of murder of the child's other parent. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1482 81-0 (2009) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the creation of the offense of assault with bodily fluids, the prosecution and punishment of that offense, and the consequences of a conviction for that offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1800 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to an agreement regarding the respective responsibilities of a parent, student, and classroom teacher in certain school districts. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1940 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to an agreement authorizing a non-parent relative of a child to make certain decisions regarding the child; providing a penalty. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2703 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to classification of a prekindergarten or kindergarten student who is retained at the request of the student's parent. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 231 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to the adoption of a child who has an adjudicated, presumed, or acknowledged father. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 233 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Leibowitz, David
Relating to the time limitation for certain proceedings to adjudicate paternity. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 466 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to excluding a child from the immunization registry. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1489 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Allen, Alma
Relating to optional dispute resolution methods for school districts and parents of students seeking or receiving special education services. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1598 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to an agreement authorizing a nonparent relative of a child to make certain decisions regarding the child; providing a penalty. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 1838 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to involuntary termination of parental rights based on attempted murder or solicitation of murder of the child's other parent. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 2431 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to excellence exemptions available to school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 314 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the classroom placement of multiple birth siblings in public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 443 80-0 (2007) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the consent to and annulment of certain marriages. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Laid on the table subject to call
HB 554 80-0 (2007) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to parenting plans and parenting coordinators in suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 555 80-0 (2007) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the use of parenting plans and parenting coordinators in suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 568 80-0 (2007) Author: Puente, Robert
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the requirements for an affidavit of voluntary relinquishment of parental rights and to the inheritance rights of certain parents. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1747 80-0 (2007) Author: Morrison, Geanie
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the termination of parental rights with regard to certain abandoned children. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1895 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the immunization registry. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1896 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to information submitted to and maintained in the immunization registry. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3362 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to parental rights in public education. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3965 80-0 (2007) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to duties of a parent in the parent-child relationship to report, creating an offense and providing a penalty and other family law matters. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Meeting cancelled
HB 3997 80-0 (2007) Author: Puente, Robert
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the Uniform Parentage Act, termination of parental rights, and matters relating to determination of paternity. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 403 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the classroom placement of multiple birth siblings in public schools. Senate: Education Committee report printed and distributed
SB 432 80-0 (2007) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry
Relating to the consent to and annulment of certain marriages. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1367 80-0 (2007) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the use of parenting plans and parenting coordinators in suits affecting the parent-child relationship. Senate: Jurisprudence Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 252 79-0 (2005) Author: Goodman, Toby
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the use of parenting plans and parenting coordinators in suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 260 79-0 (2005) Author: Goodman, Toby
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to suits affecting the parent-child relationship, protective orders, and collaborative law. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 339 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the administration of psychoactive medication to foster children. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 383 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the right of certain persons to discipline a child. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 3349 79-0 (2005) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to a parent's right to provide food to school children. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 233 78-0 (2003) Author: Goodman, Toby
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to standing to file a suit requesting termination of the parent-child relationship or adoption. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 374 78-0 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the right of certain persons to discipline a child. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 518 78-0 (2003) Author: Menendez, Jose
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the service of citation by publication in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship and to the eligibility of certain child-support obligors for state grants, loans, or contracts. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 729 78-0 (2003) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the adoption of the Uniform Parentage Act regarding gestational agreements. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 786 78-0 (2003) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the contents and appeal of certain orders in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 886 78-0 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al.
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to attorney's fees in a proceeding to enforce an order for the possession of or access to a child. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 993 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to a proceeding to vacate an order of paternity or child support. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Meeting cancelled
HB 1536 78-0 (2003) Author: Reyna, Elvira | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to certain communication with and access to a child following termination of the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1556 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the immunization registry. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1921 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the immunization registry. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 2203 78-0 (2003) Author: King, Phil Relating to the adoption of, or termination of parental rights regarding, a child. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 2831 78-0 (2003) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to parental rights in public education. House: Public Education Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2983 78-0 (2003) Author: Hupp, Suzanna Relating to the administration of certain psychoactive medications to a child. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3421 78-0 (2003) Author: Garza, Timoteo Relating to a parent's access to any school district videotape in which the parent's child appears. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
SB 39 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the immunization registry. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1490 78-0 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to certain investigation requirements and other procedures in connection with an allegation of child abuse or neglect. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
No action taken in committee
HB 422 77-0 (2001) Author: Tillery, Dale | et. al. Relating to the rights and responsibilities of parents of public school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 425 77-0 (2001) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to a parent's access to any school district videotape in which the parent's child appears. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 706 77-0 (2001) Author: Morrison, Geanie | et. al.
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to the emergency possession of and termination of the parent-child relationship of certain abandoned children. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 871 77-0 (2001) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a parent's right to discipline the parent's child. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 872 77-0 (2001) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a parent's liability for a personal injury caused by the parent's child. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 920 77-0 (2001) Author: Goodman, Toby
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the adoption of the Uniform Parentage Act; providing penalties. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 1134 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the emergency possession of and termination of the parent-child relationship of certain abandoned children. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 1246 77-0 (2001) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to the adoption of the Uniform Parentage Act regarding gestational agreements. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 1377 77-0 (2001) Author: Menendez, Jose
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the requirements for a suit filed by the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services to terminate the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1566 77-0 (2001) Author: Morrison, Geanie
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the authority of a governmental entity to take emergency possession of a child and to the services provided for the child. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1632 77-0 (2001) Author: King, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to certain requirements in connection with suits for the termination of the parent-child relationship and the adoption of children. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1635 77-0 (2001) Author: King, Phil Relating to standing to file a suit requesting termination of the parent-child relationship or adoption. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Considered in Calendars
HB 2160 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the immunization registry. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2249 77-0 (2001) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2381 77-0 (2001) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the appeal of certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2554 77-0 (2001) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the transfer of a court's continuing jurisdiction in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 2801 77-0 (2001) Author: Reyna, Elvira Relating to the mandatory termination of parental rights of a person who engaged in certain criminal conduct. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
SB 478 77-0 (2001) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester
Relating to certain children suspected of conduct that violates a penal law who are taken into possession in an emergency without a court order by the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 506 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to school districts with year-round schools operated on multitrack calendars. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 551 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the possession of and access to certain children by parents who have engaged in sexual assault. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
SB 617 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the requirements for a suit filed by the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services to terminate the parent-child relationship. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 783 77-0 (2001) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the emergency possession of and termination of the parent-child relationship of certain abandoned children. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
SB 933 77-0 (2001) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the voluntary relinquishment of parental rights. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 1735 77-0 (2001) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Dunnam, Jim
Relating to special education programs and the educational rights of minors with disabilities and other minors whose disabilities are removed for general purposes. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 321 76-0 (1999) Author: Corte, Frank Relating to parental rights and duties. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 360 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to a school district program to notify parents of a student's absence. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 506 76-0 (1999) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to a parent's access to any school district videotape in which the parent's child appears. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 586 76-0 (1999) Author: West, George Relating to the restriction of the parental rights of persons who engage in certain criminal conduct. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 589 76-0 (1999) Author: West, George Relating to when an affidavit of relinquishment of parental rights may be executed by a parent. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 708 76-0 (1999) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to the rights and responsibilities of parents of public school students. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1006 76-0 (1999) Author: West, George Relating to the termination of the parent-child relationship of certain parents. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1523 76-0 (1999) Author: Green, Rick Relating to a parent's access to certain public school classrooms. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1855 76-0 (1999) Author: Reyna, Elvira Relating to the mandatory termination of parental rights of a person who engaged in certain criminal conduct. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 2184 76-0 (1999) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a parent's right to discipline a child. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 2185 76-0 (1999) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to a parent's right to discipline a child and a parent's liability for failure to control a child. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Considered in Calendars
HB 2360 76-0 (1999) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to the right of parents to information concerning special education. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3396 76-0 (1999) Author: Culberson, John | et. al. Relating to parental rights concerning students in public schools. House: Public Education Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3565 76-0 (1999) Author: Uher, D.R. | et. al. Relating to parental rights to admit a minor to private rehabilitation and behavior modification facilities. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HJR 91 76-0 (1999) Author: Heflin, Talmadge Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide the inalienable rights of parents to direct the upbringing and education of their children in Texas. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 465 76-0 (1999) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to requiring parental consent before medical services are provided to a child under the state Medicaid program. Senate: Human Services Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 870 76-0 (1999) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Olivo, Dora
Relating to the right of parents to information concerning special education. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1910 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to parental rights concerning students in public schools. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
HB 111 70-0 (1987) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank Relating to children's conduct in need of supervision. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
HB 258 70-0 (1987) Author: Smith, Terral
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the age at which minors accused of certain offenses under the Alcoholic Beverage Code must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian in court and at which minors may be issued certain alcoholic beverage licenses and permits. House: Liquor Regulation
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 266 70-0 (1987) Author: Thompson, Garfield Relating to the revocation of an affidavit of relinquishment of parental rights and to the time that a hearing in a suit to terminate parental rights may be held. House: Judiciary 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 754 70-0 (1987) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the liability of a parent for damages caused by the conduct of the parent's child. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 1282 70-0 (1987) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to provision of maternity benefits for mothers of adopted children. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 1443 70-0 (1987) Author: Perry, Rick Relating to the liability of a parent or other person for the criminal fine of a child. House: Judiciary Testimony received in committee
HB 2212 70-0 (1987) Author: Ceverha, Bill Relating to certain modifications in the duties and rights of parents and the state as defined by the Education Code. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SR 643 70-0 (1987) Author: Farabee, Ray Directing the State Affairs Committee to study the issue of surrogacy contracts and determine the advisability of amending Texas law as it relates to this issue.
HB 278 69-0 (1985) Author: Messer, Bill Relating to the grounds for termination of the parent-child relationship. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 675 69-0 (1985) Author: Thompson, Garfield Relating to the revocation of an affidavit of relinquishment of parental rights and to the time that a hearing in a suit to terminate parental rights may be held. House: Judiciary 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 821 68-0 (1983) Author: Keller, Ray Relating to the protection of parental rights in suits affecting the parent-child relationship and in emergency procedures for the protection of a child. House: Judiciary Referred to Committee on Judiciary
HB 1677 68-0 (1983) Author: Salinas, Froy
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the protection of parental rights and to the standard of proof in suits affecting the parent-child relationship in which termination of the parent-child relationship is sought. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1860 68-0 (1983) Author: Khoury, Rollin Relating to grounds for termination of the parent-child relationship. House: Judiciary Referred to Committee on Judiciary
HB 2070 68-0 (1983) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to suits affecting the parent-child relationship and to suits in which the physical, emotional, or sexual abuse of a child is an issue. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
No action taken
HB 2218 68-0 (1983) Author: Geistweidt, Gerald
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to the powers and duties of parents and managing conservators to manage the estate of a child. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HCR 183 68-0 (1983) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Creating a joint interim committee to study revision of the Texas Family Code provisions relating to termination of the parent-child relationship; directing the committee to make a report to the 69th legislature. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
SB 1122 68-0 (1983) Author: Montford, John Relating to suits affecting the parent-child relationship and to suits in which the physical, emotional, or sexual abuse of a child is an issue. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
HB 154 67-0 (1981) Author: Schlueter, Stan
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to the amount that a parent may be liable for the conduct of a child. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 1212 67-0 (1981) Author: Brookshire, Oscar Relating to the liability of a parent for the willful conduct of a child. House: Judiciary Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 1467 67-0 (1981) Author: Schoolcraft, Alan Relating to the amount that a parent may be liable for the conduct of a child. House: Judiciary Committee laid on table subject to call
SB 204 67-0 (1981) Author: Wilson, John Relating to the amount that a parent may be liable for the conduct of a child. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
HB 674 66-0 (1979) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to the grounds for termination of the parent-child relationship. House: Judicial Affairs Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 735 66-0 (1979) Author: Willis, Doyle
Sponsor: Meier, Bill
Relating to termination of the parent-child relationship. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 749 65-0 (1977) Author: Andujar, Betty Relating to educational policies in the public schools which impinge on certain rights and duties of parents. Senate: Education Referred to Committee on Education
HB 2211 64-0 (1975) Author: Donaldson, Jerry "Nub" Conforming state law to the requirements of an Act of Congress known as the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, in order to qualify educational institutions of the State of Texas for federal funding. House: State Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 1071 64-0 (1975) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Donaldson, Jerry "Nub"
Conforming state law to the requirements of an Act of Congress known as the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, in order to qualify educational institutions of the State of Texas for federal funding. House: State Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 42 59-0 (1965) Author: Hightower, Jack Relating to amending certain Acts relative to the liability of parents of minors under the age of eighteen (18) and over the age of ten (10) who maliciously and willfully damage or destroy certain property.
HB 389 58-0 (1963) Author: Jarvis, Ben E. Relating to clarifying the adoption procedure and to safeguarding the confidentiality of the records in the case of the children of parents whose parental rights have been terminated by the Juvenile Court or other court of competent jurisdiction.
SB 83 48-0 (1943) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing that the degree entered in adoption proceedings shall designate the natural parent or parents thereby deprived of parental status and rights, and providing that the adoption laws shall not be construed to deprive any natural parent, except the parent designated in the adoption proceedings of such natural parent's status, rights and duties.
HB 16 30-0 (1907) Relating to adoption of children, by providing for the transfer, by the natural to the adoptive parents, of the custody and parental authority over an adopted child.

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