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Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 51 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to regulation of the commercial oyster industry in this state; increasing criminal penalties; authorizing a fee. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 807 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony Relating to fee waivers for certain hunting and fishing licenses for game wardens. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1100 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the issuance of a permit to host a charity hunt outside the regular hunting season; authorizing the imposition of a fee. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 1260 85-0 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of commercial shrimp unloading; requiring an occupational license; authorizing a fee. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2013 85-0 (2017) Author: Ashby, Trent | et. al. Relating to fee waivers for certain hunting and fishing licenses for volunteer firefighters. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 2855 85-0 (2017) Author: Paddie, Chris | et. al. Relating to the identification of breeder deer by use of microchip implants. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3392 85-0 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark Relating to the taking of certain feral hogs using a hot air balloon. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 3535 85-0 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the taking of certain feral hogs and coyotes using a hot air balloon. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3723 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to allowing a deer breeder to transfer and sell for processing as venison certain breeder deer. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 428 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the waiver of state park, museum, and other state-operated facility entrance fees for persons with certain disabilities. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 720 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Frullo, John
Relating to rules regarding the carcasses of certain birds or animals. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1556 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the management of commercial oyster boats in this state. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 118 84-0 (2015) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to a fee waiver for a combination resident hunting and fishing license for certain military personnel. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Left pending in committee
HB 801 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Ken
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to planning for the use of and liability resulting from prescribed burns by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 821 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the requirements of certain minors applying for a hunting or fishing license. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1189 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the management of commercial oyster boats in this state; amending a provision subject to a criminal penalty. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Returned to Calendars Committee
HB 2037 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to compensation and leave for certain peace officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2178 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al. Relating to waiving a Parks and Wildlife Department fee for certain veterans and other military personnel taking the hunter education course. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 3057 84-0 (2015) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to the creation of a pilot program for the purpose of controlling certain predatory animals. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 3272 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the identification of breeder deer. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 3842 84-0 (2015) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to an agreement to finance and build a conference center and other appropriate facilities in or near a state park. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1132 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Murr, Andrew
Relating to the protection and use of certain products, information, and technology of the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1355 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to compensation and leave for certain peace officers. Senate: Criminal Justice Corrected comm. report printed & distributed
SB 1977 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the use of hunting license fees to help feed hungry Texans. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 115 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to identification numbers on vessels. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 263 83-0 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to combination resident hunting and fishing licenses for military personnel. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Placed on General State Calendar
HB 840 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the identification of breeder deer. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 993 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to public notice by the Parks and Wildlife Department of consumption advisories for mercury contamination in certain aquatic and terrestrial animals, including fish, crustaceans, and molluscan shellfish. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1106 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the identification and operation of vessels in the waters of this state. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1241 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the adoption of rules by the Parks and Wildlife Commission to protect the public water of this state from the spread of aquatic invasive species. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 1614 83-0 (2013) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the management, breeding, and destruction of deer and to procedures regarding certain deer permits. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1615 83-0 (2013) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al. Relating to the duration of a deer breeder's permit. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1616 83-0 (2013) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al. Relating to allowing a deer breeder to transfer and sell for processing as venison certain breeder deer. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 1937 83-0 (2013) Author: Farney, Marsha Relating to exempting residents who are at least 65 years of age from paying certain parks and wildlife fees. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 2150 83-0 (2013) Author: Nevárez, Poncho
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to exotic, nongame, and dangerous wild animals; authorizing a fee. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2469 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the management, breeding, and destruction of deer and to procedures regarding certain deer permits. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Considered in Calendars
SB 239 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to combination resident hunting and fishing licenses for military personnel. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 373 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to indexing fees charged for certain nonresident hunting and fishing licenses to fees charged for certain resident hunting and fishing licenses. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 374 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a 14-day general hunting license for non-residents; imposing a fee. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 820 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Relating to the management, breeding, and destruction of deer and to procedures regarding certain deer permits. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 989 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the identification of breeder deer. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
HB 283 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the wheelchair accessibility of new or renovated park playgrounds to children with disabilities. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Withdrawn from schedule
HB 535 82-0 (2011) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to allowing a deer breeder to transfer and sell for processing as venison certain breeder deer. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 550 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to an exemption to the requirement for a fishing license for residents of a certain age. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 555 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Donna
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to reportable boating accidents and the penalties for certain boating accidents. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 716 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy | et. al.
Relating to the taking of certain feral hogs and coyotes using a helicopter. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1025 82-0 (2011) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the trapping and transport of surplus white-tailed deer. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Considered in Calendars
HB 1027 82-0 (2011) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the identification of breeder deer by microchips. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 1300 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to funding for state sites and programs of the Parks and Wildlife Department through private contributions and partnerships and to commercial advertising on certain state sites. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1395 82-0 (2011) Author: Parker, Tan
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Relating to the requirements to operate personal watercraft and certain boats. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 1449 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to certain right-of-way easements on land owned by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1453 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to funding for state sites through private contributions and partnerships and to commercial advertising on certain state sites. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 1788 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to capturing reptiles and amphibians by nonlethal means; providing a penalty. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1806 82-0 (2011) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to fishing tournament fraud; providing penalties. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2138 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the search for and rescue of victims of water-oriented accidents. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 2141 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to enforcement of laws related to water safety. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 2148 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to oyster shells and an oyster shell recovery and replacement program. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 2189 82-0 (2011) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the regulation of handfishing. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2879 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Phil Relating to the abolishment of the Texas Historical Commission and the transfer of its duties to the Parks and Wildlife Commission, the General Land Office, and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3418 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to certain state fiscal matters related to natural resources or the environment. House: Appropriations Postponed
SB 498 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry
Relating to the trapping and transport of surplus white-tailed deer. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 499 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the identification of breeder deer by microchips. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Returned to Calendars Committee
SB 506 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to consumption advisories for mercury contamination in fish, crustaceans, molluscan shellfish, and other aquatic and terrestrial animals. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 897 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to fishing tournament fraud; providing penalties. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 932 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to oyster beds and shells and an oyster shell recovery and replacement program. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1584 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to state fiscal matters related to natural resources and the environment. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Reported favorably as substituted
HB 455 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Relating to creating an offense for the trapping of wild deer by a deer breeder and to the civil and criminal consequences of engaging in certain conduct associated with deer breeding; providing penalties. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 836 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al. Relating to hunting of feral hogs by helicopter. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Posting rule suspended
HB 1805 81-0 (2009) Author: Kuempel, Edmund | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the use of laser sighting devices by hunters who have certain documented disabilities. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3391 81-0 (2009) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Parks and Wildlife Department; changing the elements of an offense. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3617 81-0 (2009) Author: Thibaut, Kristi Relating to the approval of a biologist for a permit to trap, transport, and process deer. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 3864 81-0 (2009) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the acceptance of certain donated building projects by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 4234 81-0 (2009) Author: Otto, John Relating to the collection by the Parks and Wildlife Department of taxes imposed on the sales and use of boats and boat motors and to the disposition of those taxes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
SB 417 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Isett, Carl | et. al.
Relating to the purchase of a retired firearm from the Parks and Wildlife Department by a game warden. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1010 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the continuation and functions of the Parks and Wildlife Department; changing the elements of an offense. Senate: Government Organization Left pending in committee
SB 1585 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the approval of a biologist for a permit to trap, transport, and process deer. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture & Rural Affairs
SB 2051 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to the collection by the Parks and Wildlife Department of taxes imposed on the sales and use of boats and boat motors and to the disposition of those taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Ways & Means
HB 12 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to parks, wildlife, hunting, and historic sites; the funding, powers, and duties of the Parks and Wildlife Department, the Parks and Wildlife Commission, and the Texas Historical Commission; and standards for certain state law enforcement officers; providing a criminal penalty. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 687 80-0 (2007) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the application of the general fishing license requirement to residents 65 years of age or older. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation, and Tourism
HB 3482 80-0 (2007) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to a museum and visitor's center at San Felipe State Historic Site in the Stephen F. Austin State Park. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 997 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the regulation of commercially operated party boats on public water of this state. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 884 79-0 (2005) Author: Seaman, Gene Relating to the creation of an oyster license moratorium program. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Laid on the table subject to call
HB 942 79-0 (2005) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the registration of antique boats with the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 944 79-0 (2005) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the license requirements of marine dealers, distributors, and manufacturers. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1636 79-0 (2005) Author: Allen, Ray
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to residency in relation to a license or permit or certain hunting and catching restrictions of the Parks and Wildlife Department; providing a penalty. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2555 79-0 (2005) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the humane dispatch of certain game animals and game birds. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2562 79-0 (2005) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the creation of an oyster license management program. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation, and Tourism
SB 272 79-0 (2005) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Sponsor: Seaman, Gene
Relating to the creation of an oyster license moratorium program. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 455 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al. Relating to the use of abandoned watercraft as part of artificial reefs and the construction of, and donation of materials for, artificial reefs. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
SB 489 79-0 (2005) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to the license requirements of marine dealers, distributors, and manufacturers. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 537 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the registration of antique boats with the Parks and Wildlife Department. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1288 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the duration of a hunting or fishing license, stamp, tag, or permit and to the fees paid by veterans for certain hunting or fishing licenses, stamps, tags, or permits. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1455 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Krusee, Mike
Relating to the establishment of regional habitat conservation plans by political subdivisions of this state. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1301 78-0 (2003) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the use of receipts from the sale of land by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources Referred to State Cultural & Recreational Res
HB 1303 78-0 (2003) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the sale of land by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources Referred to State Cultural & Recreational Res
HR 1772 78-0 (2003) Author: Garza, Timoteo Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1952. 1 hr. notice-for consideration
SB 607 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to abandoned crab traps. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 760 78-0 (2003) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the sale of land by the Parks and Wildlife Department. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1952 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Swinford, David | et. al.
Relating to the reorganization of, efficiency in, and other reform measures applying to state government. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Rules suspended
HB 20 78-1 (2003) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to the governing bodies, officers, and executive directors of certain state entities. House: Government Reform Meeting cancelled
HB 53 78-1 (2003) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the reorganization of, efficiency in, and other reform measures applying to state government; making appropriations. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 60 78-1 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the qualifications for membership on the Parks and Wildlife Commission. House: Government Reform Received from the House
SB 19 78-1 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the reorganization of, efficiency in, and other reform measures applying to state government. Senate: Government Organization No action taken in committee
HB 5 78-2 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the composition of the Parks and Wildlife Commission. House: Government Reform Laid on the table subject to call
HB 237 77-0 (2001) Author: Seaman, Gene Relating to membership of the Parks and Wildlife Commission. House: State Recreational Resources Referred to State Recreational Resources
HB 937 77-0 (2001) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to limiting the authority of the Parks and Wildlife Commission to close an area of coastal water to shrimping. House: State Recreational Resources Referred to State Recreational Resources
HB 2615 77-0 (2001) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to the timing of public hearings by the Parks and Wildlife Department that affect commercial fishing activities. House: State Recreational Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3059 77-0 (2001) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the transfer of control of PT 309 from the Parks and Wildlife Department to the Texas Historical Commission. House: State Recreational Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3302 77-0 (2001) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to a moratorium on the regulation of shrimping by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: State Recreational Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3337 77-0 (2001) Author: Telford, Barry Relating to the creation of a net fishing season for certain freshwater fish. House: State Recreational Resources Subcommittee members named
HCR 105 77-0 (2001) Author: McReynolds, Jim
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Directing the Parks and Wildlife Department to negotiate with the Weches Cemetery Association for a land exchange or sale in Houston County. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
SB 810 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a moratorium on the regulation of shrimping by the Parks and Wildlife Department. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 539 76-0 (1999) Author: Zbranek, Zeb Relating to construction, repair, and maintenance of roads in or adjacent to certain state parks and wildlife facilities. House: Transportation Considered in Calendars
HB 715 76-0 (1999) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to education requirements for game wardens. House: State Recreational Resources Referred to State Recreational Resources
HB 2272 76-0 (1999) Author: Ritter, Allan
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Relating to advisory committees to the Parks and Wildlife Commission. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 709 75-0 (1997) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to the appointment of members to the Parks and Wildlife Commission. House: State Recreational Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 770 75-0 (1997) Author: Haggerty, Pat
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the acquisition by the Parks and Wildlife Department of real property owned by the permanent school fund. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1067 75-0 (1997) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the allocation of certain sales, excise, and use tax revenue to the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1431 75-0 (1997) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to removing the authority of certain local governments to participate directly in regional habitat conservation plans; requiring the Parks and Wildlife Department to coordinate with governmental entities affected by the plan and to submit the plan to the legislature for review. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HCR 182 75-0 (1997) Author: Lewis, Ron Granting Todd Shipyards Corporation permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Civil Practices Laid on the table subject to call
SB 1741 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al. Relating to the authority of the Parks and Wildlife Department to issue revenue bonds and to the allocation of certain sales, excise, and use tax revenue to the Parks and Wildlife Department for debt service on revenue bonds. Senate: Finance Withdrawn from intent calendar
SCR 69 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund
Commending the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and the Texas Game Warden Association for their work in creating the Parrie Haynes Youth Camp and Wildlife Conservation Ranch. House: Rules & Resolutions Signed by the Governor
HB 726 74-0 (1995) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to the procedures for awarding construction contracts by or for the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: State Recreational Resources Referred to State Recreational Resources
HB 1779 74-0 (1995) Author: Black, Layton Relating to meetings of the Parks and Wildlife Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1785 74-0 (1995) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to certain Parks and Wildlife Department admissions fees, license requirements, and exemptions. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1956 74-0 (1995) Author: Grusendorf, Kent
Sponsor: Nixon, Drew
Relating to eliminating certain mandated reports prepared by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission or the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 1964 74-0 (1995) Author: Oakley, Keith
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the issuance of permits by the Parks and Wildlife Department for the conservation, protection, and management of certain wildlife resources; providing penalties. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 2012 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Bob
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the disclosure of certain information collected by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 2133 74-0 (1995) Author: Combs, Susan | et. al.
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the authority of certain Parks and Wildlife Department employees to enter on private property and to the use of information obtained. House: Land and Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 2216 74-0 (1995) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the issuance of hunting licenses and stamps and the conducting of public hunt drawings by the Parks and Wildlife Department; providing penalties. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2712 74-0 (1995) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to removing the authority of certain local governments to participate directly in regional habitat conservation plans; requiring the Parks and Wildlife Department to coordinate with governmental entities affected by the plan and to submit the plan to the legislature for review. House: Land and Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Consideration withdrawn
HCR 110 74-0 (1995) Author: Finnell, Charles Granting J. E. Isbell, Inc., permission to sue the State of Texas and the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
SB 1525 74-0 (1995) Author: Rosson, Peggy
Sponsor: Haggerty, Pat
Relating to the acquisition by the Parks and Wildlife Department of real property owned by the permanent school fund. House: Land and Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Reported favorably as amended
HB 60 73-0 (1993) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to the use of revenue from the cigarette tax by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 607 73-0 (1993) Author: Black, Layton
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the use of deer and turkey tags issued by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1635 73-0 (1993) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to authorization for Parks and Wildlife to receive fines for failure to appear and to the donation of seized aquatic life and wildlife; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1659 73-0 (1993) Author: Cuellar, Renato
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the issuing of commercial/business licenses and permits by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1704 73-0 (1993) Author: Johnson, Jerry | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the generation of revenue for the Parks and Wildlife Department by credit card fees and the lease of grazing rights and sale of certain products grown on park lands. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 2028 73-0 (1993) Author: Alexander, Clyde Relating to the authority of the Parks and Wildlife Department to establish a checkpoint on a public highway to determine whether a person possesses a wildlife resource in violation of the Parks and Wildlife Code. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2035 73-0 (1993) Author: Oakley, Keith Relating to the resource protection duties of the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management Left pending in committee
HCR 59 73-0 (1993) Author: Oliveira, Rene Requesting the Parks and Wildlife Department to refrain from enforcement of Subsection (b), Section 47.0182, of the Parks and Wildlife Code in Cameron County until the 73rd Legislature has had opportunity to conduct hearings on the subject. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management Considered in Calendars
HCR 71 73-0 (1993) Author: Finnell, Charles Granting J.E. Isbell, Inc., permission to sue the State of Texas and the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HR 490 73-0 (1993) Author: Black, Layton Granting the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department permission to use the house chamber from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., on April 9, 1993. House: House Administration Reported enrolled
SB 117 73-0 (1993) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the use of revenue from the cigarette tax by the Parks and Wildlife Department. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 440 73-0 (1993) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Hightower, Allen
Relating to the Parks and Wildlife Department's enforcement powers, the seizure and disposal of certain aquatic life and wildlife, and the deposition of fines. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 901 73-0 (1993) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: James, Mary
Relating to the award of a certificate of number and the collection of certain taxes by an authorized agent of the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 1032 73-0 (1993) Author: Lucio, Eddie Relating to the issuance of licenses, stamps, permits, and tags by the Parks and Wildlife Department. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1112 73-0 (1993) Author: Haley, Bill
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to the appointment of members to the Parks and Wildlife Commission. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1174 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the resource protection duties of the Parks and Wildlife Department. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1274 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven
Sponsor: Alexander, Clyde
Relating to the authority of the Parks and Wildlife Department to establish a checkpoint on a public highway to determine whether a person possesses a wildlife resource in violation of the Parks and Wildlife Code. House: Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SCR 24 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven Granting J. E. Isbell, Inc., permission to sue the State of Texas and the Parks and Wildlife Department. Senate: Administration Posting rule suspended
SR 1068 73-0 (1993) Author: Turner, Jim Directing the Parks and Wildlife Department to negotiate with the Weches Cemetery Association in Houston County for the sale of one acre of real property at an agreed price. Reported enrolled
HB 466 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Sam Relating to the authority of the Parks and Wildlife Department to contract for rehabilitation of displaced, orphaned, sick, or injured wildlife; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1135 72-0 (1991) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to the transfer of administration of beach cleaning funds from the Parks and Wildlife Department to the General Land Office. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 1207 72-0 (1991) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the requirement for a conservation permit to use land under the control of the Parks and Wildlife Department; providing a penalty. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 1578 72-0 (1991) Author: Carter, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Dickson, Temple | et. al.
Relating to the commission of special game wardens by the director of the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 1741 72-0 (1991) Author: Hightower, Allen
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to residency requirements for certain licenses issued by the Parks and Wildlife Commission. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 1742 72-0 (1991) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to the jurisdiction of the Parks and Wildlife Department to protect Endangered Species of the State. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 1743 72-0 (1991) Author: Hightower, Allen
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the authority of certain employees of the Parks and Wildlife Department to administer oaths. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 1770 72-0 (1991) Author: Oakley, Keith
Sponsor: Lucio, Eddie
Relating to volunteer services for the benefit of the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 1809 72-0 (1991) Author: Alexander, Clyde
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the establishment of fees by the Parks and Wildlife Commission to review permit applications and to the collection of revenue by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 2153 72-0 (1991) Author: Bomer, Elton
Sponsor: Dickson, Temple
Relating to the civil liability of Parks and Wildlife Department and Parks and Wildlife Commission members and employees. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2214 72-0 (1991) Author: Junell, Robert
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the lease by the Parks and Wildlife Department of grazing or farming rights on game preserves, sanctuaries, or management areas. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 2315 72-0 (1991) Author: Martin, Mike Relating to the authority of the Parks and Wildlife Commission to regulate the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages in an area of Galveston State Park assigned to a concessioner. House: Liquor Regulation Referred to Liquor Regulation
HB 2401 72-0 (1991) Author: Denton, Betty Relating to the provision of recycling receptacles for certain materials at state parks by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Environmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2472 72-0 (1991) Author: Oakley, Keith Relating to the requirements for and issuance of a falconry permit by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HCR 53 72-0 (1991) Author: Martin, Mike Granting Todd Shipyards Corporation permission to sue the State of Texas and the Parks and Wildlife Commission. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HCR 130 72-0 (1991) Author: Gallego, Pete Requesting the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to begin aggressively providing for horseback riding and camping in state parks. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HCR 211 72-0 (1991) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Requesting Parks and Wildlife Department to exempt the San Jacinto Battleground State Park and the Washington-on-the-Brazos Historical Park from entrance fees. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HCR 249 72-0 (1991) Author: Hilbert, Paul Granting Joe Bauske permission to sue the state, Parks and Wildlife, and State Purchasing and General Services. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 154 72-0 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the authority of the Parks and Wildlife Commission to regulate the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages in an area of Galveston State Park assigned to a concessioner. House: Liquor Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to subcommittee
SB 222 72-0 (1991) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to studies conducted by the Parks and Wildlife Department and the Texas Water Commission concerning streams, rivers, bays, and estuaries. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 517 72-0 (1991) Author: Dickson, Temple | et. al. Relating to the commission of special game wardens by the director of the Parks and Wildlife Department. Senate: Natural Resources Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 746 72-0 (1991) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund
Relating to the authority of the Parks and Wildlife Department to search for and inspect wildlife resources. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
SB 1061 72-0 (1991) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the jurisdiction of the Parks and Wildlife Department to protect Endangered Species of the State. Senate: Natural Resources Postponed in committee
SB 1238 72-0 (1991) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the transfer of administration of beach cleaning funds from the Parks and Wildlife Department to the General Land Office. Senate: Natural Resources Laid on table subject to call in subcommittee
SB 1424 72-0 (1991) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Robnett, Nolan
Relating to the sale or exchange of land between the Parks and Wildlife Department and municipalities. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/91
SCR 34 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven Granting J. E. Isbell, Inc., permission to sue the state and the Parks and Wildlife Department. Senate: Administration Referred to Administration
HB 185 72-1 (1991) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to a moratorium on the purchase of land for certain purposes by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HCR 9 72-2 (1991) Author: Oliveira, Rene Requesting the Parks and Wildlife Department, before adopting rules to implement House Bill 2494, to study its impact on the Texas commercial seafood industry and submit a report of its findings to the 73rd Legislature. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
SCR 10 72-2 (1991) Author: Lucio, Eddie | et. al. Requesting the Parks and Wildlife Department, before adopting rules to implement House Bill 2494, to study its impact on the Texas commercial seafood industry and submit a report of its findings to the 73rd Legislature. Senate: Administration Received from the Senate
HB 529 71-0 (1989) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to the composition of the Parks and Wildlife Commission. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 595 71-0 (1989) Author: Soileau, Curtis Relating to the appointment of members to the Parks and Wildlife Commission. House: Environmental Affairs Reported from s/c favorably w/sub.
HB 1150 71-0 (1989) Author: Linebarger, Libby Relating to the authority of the Parks and Wildlife Department to prohibit access to the Pedernales Falls area of Pedernales Falls State Park. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 1462 71-0 (1989) Author: Criss, Lloyd | et. al.
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the authority of the Parks and Wildlife Commission to regulate the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages in an area of Galveston State Park assigned to a concessioner. House: Liquor Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2370 71-0 (1989) Author: Eckels, Robert
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to standard speed limits for moving vessels. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 2375 71-0 (1989) Author: Johnson, Sam Relating to the authority of the Parks and Wildlife Department to contract for rehabilitation of sick or injured wildlife; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs Transferred to Calendars Committee
HCR 161 71-0 (1989) Author: Eckels, Robert Granting Glenn Johnson, John Neale, and Roberto Pensotti permission to sue the state and the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Judicial Affairs Received from House
HCR 207 71-0 (1989) Author: Danburg, Debra Granting Charles Allen permission to sue the State of Texas and the Parks and Wildlife Commission. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 43 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the appointment of members to the Parks and Wildlife Commission. Senate: Natural Resources Left as pending business in comm.
SB 999 71-0 (1989) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund
Relating to the adoption of emergency rules by the Parks and Wildlife Commission. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
SB 1437 71-0 (1989) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the creation of local and regional plans for managing and protecting an endangered species and for submission of such plans for review by the Texas Parks and Wildlife. Senate: Natural Resources Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 1461 71-0 (1989) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Campbell, Ben
Relating to the jurisdiction of the Parks and Wildlife Department to protect endangered species of the state. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
SB 1583 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the authority of the Parks and Wildlife Commission to regulate the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages in an area of Galveston State Park assigned to a concessioner. Senate: Natural Resources Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SCR 45 71-0 (1989) Author: Henderson, Don Granting Mission Construction, Inc., permission to sue the state and the Parks and Wildlife Commission. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SCR 141 71-0 (1989) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Granting Charles Allen permission to sue the State of Texas and the Parks and Wildlife Department. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HCR 8 71-1 (1989) Author: Shelley, Dan Granting Glenn H. Johnson, John Neale and Roberto Pensotti permission to sue the State of Texas and the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Judicial Affairs Pending in committee
HCR 24 71-1 (1989) Author: Danburg, Debra Granting Charles Allen permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 73 71-1 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the authority of the Parks and Wildlife Commission to regulate the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages in an area of Galveston State Park assigned to a concessioner. House: Liquor Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Liquor Regulation
SCR 5 71-1 (1989) Author: Henderson, Don
Sponsor: Polumbo, Anthony
Granting Glenn H. Johnson, John Neale and Roberto Pensotti permission to sue the State of Texas and the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Signed by the Governor
HB 25 71-2 (1989) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the authority of the Parks and Wildlife Commission to regulate the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages in an area of Galveston State Park assigned to a nonprofit concessioner. House: Liquor Regulation Referred to Liquor Regulation
SCR 18 71-2 (1989) Author: Carriker, Steven Granting J. E. Isbell, Inc., permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SCR 8 71-3 (1990) Author: Carriker, Steven Granting J. E. Isbell, Inc. permission to sue the State of Texas and the Parks and Wildlife Department. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 2172 70-0 (1987) Author: Johnson, Cliff Relating to the regulation of wildlife in certain counties and to the application of the Wildlife Conservation Act of 1983. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HCR 221 70-0 (1987) Author: Colbert, Paul Granting Texas Dynamics Incorporated permission to sue the State of Texas and the Attorney General, the Parks and Wildlife Department, the Parks and Wildlife Commission and the Battleship "Texas" Advisory Board. House: Judicial Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
SB 1000 70-0 (1987) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the acquisition of natural areas and wetlands. Senate: Natural Resources Left as pending business in comm.
SCR 27 70-2 (1987) Author: Whitmire, John Granting Texas Dynamics, Inc. permission to sue the State of Texas, the attorney general, the Parks and Wildlife Department, the Parks and Wildlife Commission and the Battleship "Texas" Advisory Board. Senate: Jurisprudence Left as pending business in comm.
HB 1064 68-0 (1983) Author: Agnich, Fred
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to the establishment and use of the special nongame and endangered species conservation fund. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 586 68-0 (1983) Author: Williams, Lindon
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to increasing the membership of the Parks and Wildlife Commission. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1933 67-0 (1981) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to the transfer of the homestead of General Sam Houston and the creation of the Sam Houston Memorial Museum and Park Historical Advisory Board. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
No action taken
HB 2068 67-0 (1981) Author: Riley, Ken Relating to abolition of the Parks and Wildlife Commission and the Parks and Wildlife Department and the transfer of powers, duties, and functions to two newly established agencies. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2256 66-0 (1979) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to conveyance of certain land to the Parks and Wildlife Commission by the County of Goliad. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 577 66-0 (1979) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Bock II, Bennie
Relating to powers, duties, and procedures of the Parks and Wildlife Commission and the Parks and Wildlife Department, certain funds used by the Parks and Wildlife Department, and certain definitions, licenses, and criminal penalties. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 578 66-0 (1979) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to the regulatory duties of the Parks and Wildlife Commission. Senate: Natural Resources Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 601 65-0 (1977) Author: Baker, Andrew Z. Relating to abolition of the Parks and Wildlife Commission and the Parks and Wildlife Department and the creation, powers, duties, privileges, and obligations of a wildlife commission, wildlife department, pakr commission, and park departments. House: Environmental Affairs Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 1587 65-0 (1977) Author: Bock II, Bennie Relating to closing by the Parks and Wildlife Commission on the request of the country commisssioners court of certain areas to hunting with firearms; providing a penalty. House: Environmental Affairs Assigned to General State Calendar
HB 521 64-0 (1975) Author: Bock II, Bennie Relating to the closing by the Parks and Wildlife Commission on the request of the county commissioners court of certain areas to hunting with firearms; providing a penalty. House: Environmental Affairs Reported from committee with substitute
HB 1459 64-0 (1975) Author: Torres, Ruben M. Relating to increasing the membership of the Parks and Wildlife Commission. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Environmental Affairs
HCR 33 64-0 (1975) Author: Cates, Phil
Sponsor: Sherman, Max
Directing certain agencies to mark the boundaries of the Canadian River. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by Governor
HCR 148 64-0 (1975) Author: Wyatt, Jr., Joe Directing the Parks and Wildlife Commission to seek acquisition of the federally-owned portion of Matagorda Island. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Administration
Signed by Governor
SB 391 64-0 (1975) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to the setting, collection, and disposition of fees by the Parks and Wildlife Commission for stocking certain lakes and other bodies of water. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 620 64-0 (1975) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Declaring a purpose and policy to abolish the Parks and Wildlife Commission and the Parks and Wildlife Department; to establish a Wildlife and Fisheries Commission, a Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, a State Parks Commission and a State Parks Department; to provide for separation of responsibilities; to establish a transition Council to advise the newly created commissions; providing for anticipatory appointments and actions; providing for continuance of laws; repealing conflicting laws. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 621 64-0 (1975) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Directing the Parks and Wildlife Commission and the Parks and Wildlife Department to carry out a program of artificial reef building and use of existing reefs and buoys. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Rules suspended
SB 622 64-0 (1975) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Providing guidelines to be followed by the governor in selecting members of the Parks and Wildlife Commission. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 891 64-0 (1975) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Agnich, Fred
Authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Department to exchange property for use as fish hatcheries for other land; providing for the sale of real property or interest therein acquired for state parks, historic sites, scientific areas, fish hatcheries, or wildlife management areas when no longer suitable for such purposes; providing procedures for such sales and for disposition of funds received. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SCR 32 64-0 (1975) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Providing for the Ligislature of Texas to carefully review the many powers, duties, and responsibilities of the Parks and Wildlife Commission and the Parks and Wildlife Department; providing for a joint committee to be formed to conduct such inquiries, hearings, studies, and analyses as may be required to achieve a thorough understanding of the above matters, and to report back to the legislature not later than January 31, 1977, on its findings and recommendations, if any. The committee shall be named by the lieutenant governor and speaker of the house with three members from the Committee on Appropriations in the House of Representatives; providing for the committee to consider and report on the overall organization, effectiveness, involvement, and costs of the commission and department in certain areas; providing for the committee expenses to be paid from the contingent expense funds of the senate and hosue upon approval of the chairman of the committee, as provided in the joint rules; providing for the committee to have the power to subpoena witnesses and records, to employ necessary staff, and to call upon other agencies, departments, and offices of the state government for assistance in carrying out its duties as called for in this resolution. Senate: Administration Referred to Committee on Administration
SCR 86 64-0 (1975) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Directing the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission, in cooperation with the General Land Office, to seek acquisition of the federally-owned portion of Matagorda Island for the purpose of combining it with the state-owned portion to create a unique island state park of matchless beauty for the benefit of all Texans and to continue its ongoing program of providing state beach parks on our Gulf Coast Islands and Peninsulas; requesting that the Speaker of the House and Lieutenant Governor initiate the creation of a special joint committee to facilitate the acquisition of land necessary for a Matagorda Island state park and to recommend possible uses and development of the park; providing that official copies of this resolution be prepared for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission, the General Land Commissioner, and all members of the Texas delegation to the United States Congress as an expression of the will of the 64th Legislature of the State of Texas. Senate: Administration Referred to Committee on Administration
SR 404 64-0 (1975) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Providing for creation of an interim committee to review the powers, duties and responsibilities of the Parks and Wildlife Commission and the Parks and Wildlife Department. Senate: Administration
HB 839 63-0 (1973) Author: Slack, Richard C. Authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Commission to set a fee for species of fish supplied to or placed in private lakes; authorizing the commission to consider propagation, transportation, and size in setting fee. House: Environmental Affairs Reported favorably
HB 1617 63-0 (1973) Author: Baker, Andrew Z. Relating to abolition of the Parks and Wildlife Department and the transfer of its powers, duties, and functions to two newly established agencies; and declaring an emergency. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 502 63-0 (1973) Author: Braecklein, Bill
Sponsor: Hudson III, Samuel
Relating to authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Commission to transfer certain property from one division of the department to another; providing for the repayment of dedicated funds in certain circumstances. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 35 62-0 (1971) Author: Price, Rayford Relating to the abolition of the Parks and Wildlife Department and the transfer of its powers, duties, and functions to two newly established agencies.
HB 979 62-0 (1971) Author: Harding, Forrest A.
Sponsor: Connally, Wayne
Relating to the organization of a six-member Parks and Wildlife Commission.
HB 1076 62-0 (1971) Author: Williamson, Billy H. Relating to the organization of a six-member Parks and Wildlife Commission.
HB 1359 62-0 (1971) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob" Relating to abolition of the Parks and Wildlife Department and the transfer of the powers, duties, and functions to two newly established agencies.
HB 1521 62-0 (1971) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Commission to promolugate rules governing health, safety, and welfare of persons and property within State parks, historic sites, scientific areas and forts.
HB 1534 62-0 (1971) Author: Golman, Joe H. Relating to authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Commission to commission game wardens as peace officers to enforce all provisions of the Penal Code.
HB 1538 62-0 (1971) Author: Slider, James L. Relating to authorizing the transfer of powers and duties of the Board of Managers of the Texas State Railroad to the Parks and Wildlife Department upon adoption of a formal resolution of the Parks and Wildlife Commission.
HB 1616 62-0 (1971) Author: Foreman, Wilson
Sponsor: Connally, Wayne
Relating to prohibiting the capturing and transporting of live game animals and certain game birds without having first received written permission from the Parks and Wildlife Commission with certain exceptions.
HR 71 62-0 (1971) Author: Wyatt, Jr., Joe | et. al. Concerning the Parks and Wildlife Commission reconsidering the advisability of granting a dredging permit to Lone Star Cement Company.
SB 100 62-0 (1971) Author: Wilson, Charles Relating to abolishing the Parks and Wildlife Commission and Parks and Wildlife Department and transferring duties and powers to the two newly created agencies, Texas Parks Department and the Texas Department of Wildlife.
SB 302 62-0 (1971) Author: Hightower, Jack | et. al.
Sponsor: Heatly, W.S. "Bill"
Relating to authorizing the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission to locate and designate outstanding natural features or formations with markers or monuments.
SB 587 62-0 (1971) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to amending statutes to require holding of public hearings under the Uniform Wildlife Regulatory Act.
SB 865 62-0 (1971) Author: Connally, Wayne Relating to authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Commission to quitclaim the state's interest in certain lands situated in Goliad Park to the County of Goliad and the City of Goliad.
SB 919 62-0 (1971) Author: Connally, Wayne
Sponsor: Harding, Forrest A.
Relating to authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Commission to designate a representative to act on behalf, and at the pleasure, of the Commission as State Liaison Officer, for the purpose of evidencing the consent and agreement of the Department in State and local assistance programs authorized by the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965, as amended or as may hereafter be amended.
SCR 43 62-0 (1971) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Requesting the continuation of the Parks and Wildlife Commission to continue acquisition and development of recreational facilities.
HB 71 61-0 (1969) Author: Knapp, Jr., Walter Lee Relating to the creation, composition, and operation of a new Parks and Wildlife Commission.
HB 215 61-0 (1969) Author: Allen, Joe Relating to increasing the membership of the Parks and Wildlife Commission and providing for appointment of members to the Commission.
HB 326 61-0 (1969) Author: Price, William Rayford Relating to creation of a new nine-member Parks and Wildlife Commission.
HB 380 61-0 (1969) Author: Smith, William Landrum "Will" Relating to the creation, composition, and operation of a new nine-member Parks and Wildlife Commission; providing for initial appointment and subsequent election of the members of the commission.
HB 623 61-0 (1969) Author: Graves, Curtis M. Relating to cancellation or suspension of shell-dredging permits by the Parks and Wildlife Commission; providing for a hearing and appeal.
HB 797 61-0 (1969) Author: Price, William Rayford | et. al. Relating to abolition of the Parks and Wildlife Department and the transfer of its powers, duties, and functions to two newly established agencies.
HB 828 61-0 (1969) Author: Williamson, Billy H. Relating to the organization of a six-member Parks and Wildlife Commission.
HB 1230 61-0 (1969) Author: Head, Fred Relating to the regulatory authority of the Parks and Wildlife Commission in certain counties, to add Smith County to the list of counties and areas regulated.
HB 1426 61-0 (1969) Author: Jungmichel, Charles H. Relating to the regulatory authority of the Parks and Wildlife Commission in certain counties, to delete deer from the definition of wildlife resources to be regulated in Colorado County.
SB 398 61-0 (1969) Author: Bridges, Ronald Wayne Relating to expanding the Parks and Wildlife Commission membership to nine.
SB 445 61-0 (1969) Author: Wilson, Charles N. "Charlie" Relating to the abolition of the Parks and Wildlife Department and the transfer of its powers, duties, and functions to two newly established agencies.
SB 446 61-0 (1969) Author: Wilson, Charles N. "Charlie" Relating to creation of a new nine-member Parks and Wildlife Commission.
SB 519 61-0 (1969) Author: Hall, Ralph M. Relating to changing the designations of certain bonds, to authorize the Parks and Wildlife Department to exercise discretion in establishing interest rates, maximum maturity and the capitalization of interest for the initial fiscal year and appropriate reserves and to authorize the Parks and Wildlife Commission to invest surplus monies in the Park Development Fund in specified securities and recognizing the expenses of issuing bonds to be costs of acquiring land to be acquired with the proceeds thereof.
SB 826 61-0 (1969) Author: Connally, Wayne W. Relating to amending Statutes relating to applications for exclusive permits to purchase certain marl, sand of commercial value, gravel, shells or mudshell, or operate in waters, island, etc.
HB 86 61-2 (1969) Author: Price, William Rayford Relating to the abolition of the Parks and Wildlife Department and the transfer of its powers, duties, and functions to two newly established agencies.
HB 4 60-0 (1967) Author: Caldwell, Neil Relating amending certain acts relating to the regulatory authority of the Parks and Wildlife Commission in certain counties, to add Brazoria County to the list of counties regulated.
HB 220 60-0 (1967) Author: Orr, Fred | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Commission to establish a state system of scientific areas and authorizing governmental agencies to acquire, develop and manage scientific areas.
HB 277 60-0 (1967) Author: Moore, Thomas Griffith Relating to amending certain acts relating to the regulatory authority of the Parks and Wildlife Commission in certain counties, to add Dallas County to the list of counties regulated.
HB 432 60-0 (1967) Author: Hairgrove, James A. "Jim" Relating to amending certain acts relating to the regulatory authority of the Parks and Wildlife Commission in certain counties, to add Fort Bend County to the list of counties regulated.
HB 560 60-0 (1967) Author: Miller, Jr., James E. Relating to changing the penalty for violation of the proclamations, orders, rules, or regulations of the Parks and Wildlife Commission concerning hunting with artificial light in Newton, Jasper, Tyler, Hardin and Orange Counties.
HB 583 60-0 (1967) Author: Solomon, Mack Neal Relating to amending certain acts relative to the regulatory authority of the Parks and Wildlife Commission in certain counties, to add Franklin, Lamar, and Red River counties to the list of counties regulated.
HB 587 60-0 (1967) Author: Williamson, Billy H. | et. al. Relating to increasing the membership of the Parks and Wildlife Commission and providing for appointment of members to the Commission.
HB 590 60-0 (1967) Author: Traeger, John Relating to amending certain acts relative to the regulatory authority of the Parks and Wildlife Commission in certain counties, to add Comal and Tom Green Counties to the list of counties regulated, repealing conflicting Acts.
HB 629 60-0 (1967) Author: Slider, James Lenoy Relating to enacting "The Uniform Wildlife Regulatory Act" conferring on the Parks and Wildlife Commission of Texas the authority, power and duty of protecting and regulating the harvest of wildlife resources in various counties; providing a penalty for violation.
HB 645 60-0 (1967) Author: Carrillo, Sr., Oscar Relating to placing the wildlife resources of Duval County, except antlerless deer, under the regulatory authority of the Parks and Wildlife Commission.
HB 646 60-0 (1967) Author: Birkner, Otha Wyatt "Skeet" Relating to conferring on the Parks and Wildlife Commission of Texas the authority, power and duty of regulating the harvest of wildlife in the State; providing a penalty for violations.
HB 667 60-0 (1967) Author: Allen, Joe Relating to increasing the membership of the Parks and Wildlife Commission and providing for appointment of members to the Commission.
HB 672 60-0 (1967) Author: Vickery, Glenn Wheeler | et. al. Relating to conferring on the Parks and Wildlife Commission regulatory responsibility over the taking of wildlife resources in all counties of the State of Texas.
HB 679 60-0 (1967) Author: Hawkins, Jack Ross Relating to amending certain acts relating to the regulatory authority of the Parks and Wildlife Commission in certain counties, to add Navarro County to the list of counties regulated.
HB 725 60-0 (1967) Author: Birkner, Otha Wyatt "Skeet" | et. al. Relating to conferring on the Parks and Wildlife Commission regulatory responsibility over the taking of wildlife resources in Jackson and Matagorda counties.
HB 962 60-0 (1967) Author: Mutscher, Gus F. Relating to conferring on the Parks and Wildlife Commission the responsibility of regulating the harvest of wildlife resources in Austin County; providing a penalty for violation.
HB 964 60-0 (1967) Author: Mutscher, Gus F. Relating to conferring on the Parks and Wildlife Commission the responsibility of regulating the harvest of wildlife resources in Waller County; providing a penalty for violation.
HB 983 60-0 (1967) Author: Doran, Jr., Hilary B. Relating to amending certain acts relating to the regulatory authority of the Parks and Wildlife Commission in certain counties, to add Maverick County to the list of counties regulated.
HB 1001 60-0 (1967) Author: Vickery, Glenn Wheeler | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts relating to the regulatory authority of the Parks and Wildlife Commission in certain counties, to add Harris County to the list of counties regulated.
HB 1302 60-0 (1967) Author: Schulle, Jr., Gerhardt A. Relating to granting to the Parks and Wildlife Commission regulatory authority over the wildlife resources of Kendall County subject to certain procedures and limitations; providing penalties and forfeiture of licenses for violations; establishing date for termination of Act.
HB 1311 60-0 (1967) Author: Burgess, Steve A. Relating to granting the Parks and Wildlife Commission regulatory authority over fishing on the Sam Rayburn Reservoir in Angelina, Nacogdoches, Sabine, and San Augustine counties.
HB 1327 60-0 (1967) Author: Jungmichel, Charles H. Relating to amending certain acts relating to the regulatory authority of the Parks and Wildlife Commission in certain counties, to add Bastrop County and Fayette County to the list of counties regulated.
HB 1328 60-0 (1967) Author: Jungmichel, Charles H. Relating to amending certain acts relating to the regulatory authority of the Parks and Wildlife Commission in certain counties to add Fayette County to the list of counties regulated.
HB 1354 60-0 (1967) Author: Haines, David Graves Relating to amending certain acts relating to the regulatory authority of the Parks and Wildlife Commission in certain counties, to remove Brazos County from the list of counties regulated.
SB 417 60-0 (1967) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to increasing the membership of the Parks and Wildlife Commission and providing for appointment of members to the Commission.
SB 595 60-0 (1967) Author: Strong, Jack B. Relating to the regulatory authority of the Parks and Wildlife Commission with respect to hunting deer in Panola County.
HB 102 59-0 (1965) Author: Miller, William H. | et. al. Relating to transferring the supervision of the Historical State Battlegrounds, of San Jacinto Battleground and Fannin State Battleground, now under the advice and consent of the State Board of Control, to the control and custody of the Parks and Wildlife Commission, under the authority conferred upon the Parks and Wildlife Department by existing laws; providing for transfer of appropriations.
HB 199 59-0 (1965) Author: Hefton, Don Warren Relating to amending certain Acts relating to the regulatory authority of the Parks and Wildlife Commission in certain counties, to add Coleman, Cooke, Jones, and Throckmorton counties to the list of counties regulated.
HB 323 59-0 (1965) Author: Guffey, Lloyd Myron Relating to conferring on the Parks and Wildlife Commission regulatory responsibility over the taking of wildlife resources in Wharton County.
HB 373 59-0 (1965) Author: Woods, Henry Jackson "Jack" | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Commission to quitclaim the state's interest in Independence State Park, known as the Old Baylor property, to Baylor University.
HB 414 59-0 (1965) Author: Fletcher, Henry A. | et. al. Relating to conferring on the Parks and Wildlife Commission regulatory responsibility over the taking of wildlife resources in all counties of the State of Texas.
HB 1023 59-0 (1965) Author: Eckhardt, Robert Christian "Bob" Relating to reconstituting and changing the name of the Parks and Wildlife Commission.
HCR 26 59-0 (1965)
SB 134 59-0 (1965) Author: Creighton, Tom Relating to conferring on the Parks and Wildlife Commission regulatory responsibility over the taking of wildlife resources in all counties of the State of Texas.
SB 237 59-0 (1965) Author: Reagan, Bruce A. | et. al. Relating to assenting to the provisions of an act of Congress entitled the Commercial Fisheries Research and Development Act of 1964.
SB 256 59-0 (1965) Author: Cole, Criss | et. al. Relating to transferring the supervision of the Historical State Battlegrounds, of San Jacinto Battleground and Fannin State Battleground now under the advice and consent of the State Board of Control, under the control and custody of the Parks and Wildlife Commission, under the authority conferred upon the Parks and Wildlife Department by existing laws.
SCR 116 59-0 (1965)
HB 21 58-0 (1963) Author: Cotten, James M. Relating to reducing the membership of the Game and Fish Commission to three (3) members; reconstituting and changing the name of the Game and Fish Commission to the "Parks and Wildlife Department".
HB 161 58-0 (1963) Author: Garrison, Donald E. "Don" | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Commission to issue permits for the taking, carrying away or disturbing of marl, gravel, sand, shells or mudshell under certain conditions.
HB 735 58-0 (1963) Author: Hendryx, Gene R. Relating to permitting the Parks and Wildlife Commission to enter into agreements for Specific Excess Indemnity Bonds and Faithful Performance Blanket Position Bonds.

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