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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 78 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to credits to certain accounts of the Parks and Wildlife Department resulting from the allocation of the proceeds from taxes imposed on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 448 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the transfer of certain revenue into the state parks account. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 449 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the applicability of competitive bidding requirements to leases of radio towers and the land under radio towers procured by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 773 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al. Relating to information on projected changes in weather, water availability, and climate variability in strategic plans of certain state agencies. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 957 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to restricting the sale of state-owned longhorn cattle in Big Bend Ranch State Park. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 1118 85-0 (2017) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al. Relating to the abolishment of the State Council on Competitive Government and the transfer of its functions to the comptroller. House: Government Transparency & Operation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1203 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to a requirement that certain state agencies report on border security operations. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1471 85-0 (2017) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land on the basis of its use for wildlife management. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1546 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to the operations of the Department of Public Safety, Parks and Wildlife Department, and state military forces in the border region. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1724 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the establishment of the commercial license buyback account managed by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1750 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to exempting certain honorably retired peace officers from continuing education requirements. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2854 85-0 (2017) Author: Paddie, Chris | et. al. Relating to an authorization to trap, transport, and transplant certain white-tailed deer between certain sites. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 3781 85-0 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the uses of the lifetime license endowment account by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3827 85-0 (2017) Author: Biedermann, Kyle Relating to the testing of breeder deer for chronic wasting disease. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 3832 85-0 (2017) Author: Biedermann, Kyle Relating to breeder deer affected by chronic wasting disease. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 3835 85-0 (2017) Author: Biedermann, Kyle Relating to the payment for breeder deer taken for disease management. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 4059 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to the transfer of certain property from The University of Texas System to the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HJR 16 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appropriation of the net revenue received from the imposition of the state sales and use tax on sporting goods. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 168 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the operations of the Department of Public Safety, Parks and Wildlife Department, and state military forces in the border region. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
SB 573 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Frullo, John
Relating to the disposition of proceeds from the sale of freshwater fishing stamps issued by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 706 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian
Sponsor: Kacal, Kyle
Relating to the abolishment of the State Council on Competitive Government and the transfer of its functions to the comptroller. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 722 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Frullo, John
Relating to a fee for participation in the Managed Lands Deer Program of the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 822 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al. Relating to the transfer of certain property from The University of Texas System to the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Left pending in committee
SB 1209 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land on the basis of its use for wildlife management. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
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
SB 2230 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the transfer of the Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to the Texas Historical Commission. Senate: Administration Referred to Administration
SB 2231 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to directing Blinn College to transfer control and custody of the Washington-on-the-Brazos Museum Building and its contents to the Parks and Wildlife Department. Senate: Administration Referred to Administration
SJR 20 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appropriation of the net revenue received from the imposition of the state sales and use tax on sporting goods. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 118 85-1 (2017) Author: Cain, Briscoe Relating to the appropriation of certain tax proceeds for the repair, restoration, and permanent dry berthing of the Battleship "Texas." House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 319 85-1 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund for the repair, restoration, and permanent dry berthing of the Battleship "Texas." House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 10 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to certain criminal and civil consequences of trafficking of persons, compelling prostitution, and certain other related criminal offenses; to the prevention, prosecution, and punishment of those offenses, and to compensation paid to victims of those offenses. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 11 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Public Safety, military and law enforcement training, and the investigation, prosecution, punishment, and prevention of certain offenses; creating an offense and increasing a criminal penalty; authorizing fees. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 82 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the allocation of the proceeds from taxes imposed on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 158 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the allocation and use of the proceeds from taxes imposed on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 300 84-0 (2015) Author: Gonzales, Larry | et. al. Relating to the allocation to the Parks and Wildlife Department of the proceeds from taxes imposed on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods. House: Appropriations Laid on the table subject to call
HB 323 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to tort liability arising from a volunteer's operation of a Parks and Wildlife Department motor-driven vehicle or motor-driven equipment. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Laid on the table subject to call
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 988 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to a study of the feasibility of establishing a visitors center at Hueco Tanks State Park in El Paso County. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 1078 84-0 (2015) Author: Paul, Dennis Relating to the allocation of the proceeds from taxes imposed on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 1229 84-0 (2015) Author: Anderson, Rodney | et. al. Relating to a waiver of certain state park fees for United States veterans. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1296 84-0 (2015) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the appointment of certain representatives to certain regional water planning groups. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1466 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to Parks and Wildlife Department procedures for the transfer of ownership of boats or outboard motors; providing penalties; creating a criminal offense. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1584 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to a voluntary donation to the fund for veterans' assistance when applying for a hunting or fishing license. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1925 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the transfer of the Texas Farm and Ranch Lands Conservation Program to the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2031 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Relating to the diversion, treatment, and use of marine seawater and the discharge of treated marine seawater and waste resulting from the desalination of marine seawater; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
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 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 3112 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to a report to the Legislative Budget Board on the border security functions of certain state agencies. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3271 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the creation of a deer management program commission. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
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 3882 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to savings of costs or reduction of state liability in the operation of various state programs. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 131 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Urging the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to extend and expand its certificate of location program for oyster harvesting. Filed
HJR 33 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appropriation of the net revenue received from the imposition of the state sales and use tax on sporting goods. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 39 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appropriation of the net revenue received from the imposition of the state sales and use tax on sporting goods. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 3 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al. Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Public Safety, military and law enforcement training, and the investigation, prosecution, punishment, and prevention of certain offenses; creating an offense and increasing a criminal penalty; authorizing fees. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
SB 77 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the development of a climate adaptation plan by certain entities. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 248 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the allocation of the proceeds from taxes imposed on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 381 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to tort liability arising from a volunteer's operation of a Parks and Wildlife Department motor-driven vehicle or motor-driven equipment. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 636 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the creation of a task force to evaluate recreational use of rivers. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
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 1181 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al.
Sponsor: Murr, Andrew | et. al.
Relating to an interim study concerning this state's noncommercial hunting and fishing license systems. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1183 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to authorizing the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to enter into certain contracts with private vendors. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1204 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Márquez, Marisa
Relating to a waiver of fees by the Department of Agriculture and the Parks and Wildlife Department for certain educational programs involving aquaculture and hydroponics. House: Agriculture & Livestock
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 1366 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Gonzales, Larry
Relating to the allocation to the Parks and Wildlife Department of the proceeds from taxes imposed on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1597 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the transfer of the Texas Farm and Ranch Lands Conservation Program to the Parks and Wildlife Department. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1978 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Cyrier, John
Relating to a voluntary contribution to help feed hungry Texans when a person applies for a hunting license. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SJR 18 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appropriation of the net revenue received from the imposition of the state sales and use tax on sporting goods. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 47 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appropriation of the net revenue received from the imposition of the state sales and use tax on sporting goods. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
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 162 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to the allocation of the proceeds from taxes imposed on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 332 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to tort liability arising from a volunteer's operation of a Parks and Wildlife Department motor-driven vehicle or motor-driven equipment. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 378 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the development of a climate adaptation plan by certain entities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 597 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to boater education and examinations on preventing the spread of exotic harmful or potentially harmful aquatic plants, fish, and shellfish. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 754 83-0 (2013) Author: Ashby, Trent Relating to prohibiting the use of eminent domain to take private property for recreational purposes. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 801 83-0 (2013) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio | et. al. Relating to the discharge of a firearm across the property line of a school. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Referred to Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
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 852 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the sale and purchase of shark fins or products derived from shark fins; creating an offense. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 867 83-0 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the appointment of certain representatives to certain regional water planning groups. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 896 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al. Relating to allowable transfers to the Parks and Wildlife Department and the Texas Historical Commission of proceeds from the taxes on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Left pending in subcommittee
HB 929 83-0 (2013) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don Relating to the Parrie Haynes Trust. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
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 1135 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to a study conducted by the Texas Department of Transportation regarding the production of and use of native seeds. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Transportation
Left pending in committee
HB 1368 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to hunting and fishing license fee exemptions for certain veterans. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1443 83-0 (2013) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the dedication of certain unclaimed lottery prize money to fund the repair, restoration, and permanent dry berth of the Battleship "Texas." House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
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 1817 83-0 (2013) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to authorizing a change in the fee for a hunter education course. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 1818 83-0 (2013) Author: Kuempel, John
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the disposition of confiscated game, animal parts, and animal products. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2092 83-0 (2013) Author: Kuempel, John | et. al. Relating to the transfer of responsibility for regulating deer breeding from the Parks and Wildlife Department to the Texas Animal Health Commission. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
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
HB 2659 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to mule deer management permits. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3037 83-0 (2013) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to restricting the sale of state-owned longhorn cattle in Big Bend Ranch State Park. House: Agriculture & Livestock Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3279 83-0 (2013) Author: Morrison, Geanie
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the uprooting of seagrass plants; creating an offense. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3509 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to endangered species habitat conservation and to the creation of a board to oversee and guide the state's coordinated response to federal actions regarding endangered species. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Vetoed by the Governor
HJR 40 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appropriation of the net revenue received from the imposition of the state sales and use tax on sporting goods. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HR 878 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Rules & Resolutions Reported enrolled
SB 78 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the development of a climate adaptation plan by certain entities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 96 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to prohibiting the use of eminent domain to take private property for recreational purposes. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 157 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Aycock, Jimmie Don
Relating to the Parrie Haynes Trust. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 175 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the allocation of the proceeds from taxes imposed on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 375 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the expiration date of hunting and fishing licenses, stamps, permits, or tags. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 446 83-0 (2013) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to allowable transfers to the Parks and Wildlife Department and the Texas Historical Commission of proceeds from the taxes on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Appropriations
SB 468 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to endangered species habitat conservation. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 572 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the sale and purchase of shark fins or products derived from shark fins; creating an offense. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
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 933 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the allocation of the proceeds from taxes imposed on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 982 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to hunting and fishing license fee exemptions for certain veterans. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
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
SB 1432 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Relating to the punishment for violating certain rules or permit terms under a permit to trap, transport, and transplant certain animals. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 1441 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to mule deer management permits. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 1444 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the transfer of responsibility for regulating deer breeding from the Parks and Wildlife Department to the Texas Animal Health Commission. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Referred to Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
SB 1624 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the establishment of regional water banks by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the Texas Water Development Board. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1684 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the registration of boat trailers. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SJR 17 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appropriation of the net revenue received from the imposition of the state sales and use tax on sporting goods. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
HB 18 83-1 (2013) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to restricting the sale of state-owned longhorn cattle in Big Bend Ranch State Park. Filed
HB 46 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to compensatory time off for certain employees of the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 51 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to energy efficiency standards for certain buildings and to high-performance design, construction, and renovation standards for certain buildings and facilities of institutions of higher education. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 78 82-0 (2011) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the purchase of food and beverages by certain state law enforcement agencies for peace officer training functions. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 536 82-0 (2011) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the duration of a deer breeder's permit. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Considered in Calendars
HB 673 82-0 (2011) Author: Parker, Tan
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the production and use of an instructional video on recreational water safety. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 790 82-0 (2011) Author: Kuempel, John
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the continuing issuance of freshwater fishing stamps by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 870 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, 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 957 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al. Relating to regulation of the import, export, and management of mule deer; providing penalties. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Considered in Calendars
HB 977 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the development of a climate adaptation plan by certain entities. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1003 82-0 (2011) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to a deferred retirement option for certain members of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
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 1026 82-0 (2011) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to procedures relating to the issuance and renewal of, and certain notice requirements associated with, certain deer permits. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Considered in Calendars
HB 1235 82-0 (2011) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Transportation to the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
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 1301 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to making a voluntary contribution to the Parks and Wildlife Department when registering a motor vehicle or renewing a motor vehicle registration. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 1346 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the consistent use of the term "game warden" throughout the Parks and Wildlife Code. 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 1399 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to making a voluntary contribution to the Parks and Wildlife Department when registering a motor vehicle or renewing a motor vehicle registration. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
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 1450 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to a study regarding tort liability arising from a volunteer's operation of a Parks and Wildlife Department vehicle. 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 1843 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the discontinuation of management and efficiency reviews by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
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 2870 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to the elimination of certain required reports prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 3153 82-0 (2011) Author: Torres, Raul Relating to the free admission to state parks for the parents of deceased members of the armed services House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3297 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the registration and titling of motorboats, vessels, and outboard motors by the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3418 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to certain state fiscal matters related to natural resources or the environment. House: Appropriations Postponed
HB 3722 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the boater education program of the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 252 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry | 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
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 275 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to certain exceptions to the prohibition on hunting from a public road or right-of-way. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture & Rural Affairs
SB 390 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to the continuing issuance of freshwater fishing stamps by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 424 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the development of a climate adaptation plan by certain entities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 449 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of open-space land devoted to water stewardship purposes on the basis of its productive capacity. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SB 460 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Hunter, Todd
Relating to regulation of the import, export, and management of mule deer; providing penalties. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
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 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 1179 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Harper-Brown, Linda
Relating to the elimination of certain required reports prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education and other obsolete provisions of law. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 1318 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to design, construction, and renovation standards for state buildings and facilities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1379 82-0 (2011) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to a deferred retirement option for certain members of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1480 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Darby, Drew
Relating to the regulation of exotic aquatic species by the Parks and Wildlife Department; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1518 82-0 (2011) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Historical Commission; imposing a penalty. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
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
SB 1905 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the provision of emergency services in certain rural counties using admission fees charged at state parks. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 1 82-1 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to certain state fiscal matters; providing penalties. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HR 232 82-1 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
SB 1 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Relating to certain state fiscal matters; providing penalties. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SCR 5 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 1. Signed by the Governor
SR 130 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
HB 7 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to the allocation and use of the sporting goods sales tax revenue to fund state and local parks, the transfer of a historic site from the Parks and Wildlife Department to the Texas Historical Commission, and the general rulemaking authority of the Parks and Wildlife Commission. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 918 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to general fishing license fees for residents 65 years old or over. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 971 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the wheelchair accessibility of new or renovated park playgrounds to children with disabilities. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 1020 81-0 (2009) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the use, exhibition, or possession of a firearm by public school students participating in certain school-sponsored programs and activities sponsored or supported by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1500 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Tracy | et. al. Relating to certain exceptions to the prohibition on hunting from a public road or right-of-way. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1749 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the issuance of marine conservation specialty license plates. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1786 81-0 (2009) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to notice of proposed increases in fees charged by the Parks and Wildlife Department for certain permits. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
HB 2088 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to increasing public awareness of the benefits of native plant species and problems associated with invasive plant species. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2321 81-0 (2009) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to lifetime licenses for hunting and fishing. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture & Rural Affairs
HB 3271 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the Texas Partnership for Children in Nature. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
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 3560 81-0 (2009) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the establishment of a shared database for deer breeder reporting requirements. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3664 81-0 (2009) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to a requirement of a permit or permit amendment from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for the construction or modification of an electric generating facility in the coastal zone of this state that uses wind power. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3712 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda Relating to compensatory time off for public security officers employed by the Department of Public Safety and police communications operators employed by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3836 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the penalties associated with violations of laws pertaining to a deer breeder permit. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism No action taken in committee
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 3977 81-0 (2009) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al. Relating to the capture and transport of certain deer; providing a penalty. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 4100 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to fees for certain licenses issued by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 4197 81-0 (2009) Author: Legler, Ken Relating to boating safety and boater education. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
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
HB 4593 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the marketing of shrimp and aquaculture products. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HJR 60 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the dedication of the revenue received from the sporting goods sales tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 124 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the allocation and use of the sporting goods sales tax revenue to fund state and local parks. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
SB 205 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Relating to the Texas Partnership for Children in Nature. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 735 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the issuance of marine conservation specialty license plates. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 923 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to notice of proposed increases in fees charged by the Parks and Wildlife Department for certain permits. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
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 1232 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to increasing public awareness of the benefits of native plant species. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture & Rural Affairs
SB 1246 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to fees for certain licenses issued by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1583 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Homer, Mark
Relating to the trapping and transport of surplus white-tailed deer. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1584 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the penalties associated with violations of laws pertaining to a deer breeder permit. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1586 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry
Relating to the establishment of a shared database for deer breeder reporting requirements. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1643 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the artificial reef program; creating offenses and providing criminal and civil penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 2050 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to the disposition of certain fees collected by the Parks and Wildlife Department. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
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
SB 2333 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the marketing of shrimp and aquaculture products. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2484 81-0 (2009) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Transportation to the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Finance
Referred to Land & Resource Management
SJR 6 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the dedication of the revenue received from the sporting goods sales tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 3 80-0 (2007) Author: Puente, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the management of the water resources of the state, including the protection of instream flows and freshwater inflows, and to the management of groundwater in the area regulated by the Edwards Aquifer Authority and to the operations and oversight of the authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
HB 6 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to the allocation and use of the sporting goods sales tax revenue to fund state and local parks. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Considered in Calendars
HB 7 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to the transfer of historic sites from the Parks and Wildlife Department to the Texas Historical Commission, to the allocation and use of revenue by the department and commission, and to the eligibility of certain land for entry into the state parks system. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
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 308 80-0 (2007) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the use of laser sighting devices by hunters who are legally blind. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 318 80-0 (2007) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the allocation and use of revenue from the sales tax imposed on sporting goods. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation, and Tourism
HB 466 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the allocation and use of revenue from the sales tax imposed on certain sporting goods. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation, and Tourism
HB 751 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to general fishing license fees for residents 65 years old or over. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation, and Tourism
HB 1016 80-0 (2007) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to allowing recreational metal detecting in designated areas of state parks. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 2001 80-0 (2007) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to a program to control or eradicate nuisance aquatic vegetation. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2108 80-0 (2007) Author: Puente, Robert
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the deadline for the Parks and Wildlife Department, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, and the Texas Water Development Board to complete priority instream flow studies of the state's rivers and streams. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
HB 2208 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al. Relating to the acquisition by the Parks and Wildlife Department of certain real property in Brewster County owned by the permanent school fund. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 3266 80-0 (2007) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to fees for certain commercial licenses issued by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 3532 80-0 (2007) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the funding structure for state and local parks. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation, and Tourism
HB 3765 80-0 (2007) Author: O'Day, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the taking or unloading of fish in this state. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3843 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the issuance of certain bonds for the benefit of the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation, and Tourism
HB 3910 80-0 (2007) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to warning signs for fish and shellfish consumption advisories or bans. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 286 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 12. Signed by the Governor
HR 2912 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 12. Reported enrolled
SB 252 80-0 (2007) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al. Relating to the allocation and use of the sporting goods sales tax revenue to fund state and local parks. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 353 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the allocation and use of revenue from the sales tax imposed on sporting goods. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 775 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to an interim study concerning this state's hunting and fishing license systems. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 825 80-0 (2007) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to a program to control or eradicate nuisance aquatic vegetation. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 868 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the deadline for the Parks and Wildlife Department, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, and the Texas Water Development Board to complete priority instream flow studies of the state's rivers and streams. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SJR 16 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the dedication of the revenue received from the sporting goods sales tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SR 483 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Commending the Parks and Wildlife Department, the United States Maritime Administration, Texas A&M University, and the United States Fish and Wildlife Service for their acquisition of the U.S.T.S. Texas Clipper for use as an artificial reef. Reported enrolled
SR 1195 80-0 (2007) Author: Estes, Craig Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 12. Reported enrolled
HB 342 79-0 (2005) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al. Relating to exempting certain individuals from general fishing license fees. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 883 79-0 (2005) Author: Seaman, Gene | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the disposition of abandoned watercraft and the construction of, and donation of materials for, artificial reefs. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 886 79-0 (2005) Author: Seaman, Gene Relating to commercial shrimp boat licenses and to the creation of a gulf shrimp license moratorium program. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Laid on the table subject to call
HB 931 79-0 (2005) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to stamps for migratory and upland game bird hunting. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation, and Tourism
HB 943 79-0 (2005) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to evidence establishing ownership of a vessel for a certificate of title issued by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1257 79-0 (2005) Author: Campbell, Scott Relating to a permit to take certain deer causing depredation; providing a penalty. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1291 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to authorizing the issuance of not more than $10 million in revenue bonds for the purchase and retirement of certain commercial fishing, shrimping, and crabbing licenses. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Referred to subcommittee
HB 1292 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to the allocation and use of revenue from the sales tax imposed on sporting goods. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1303 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to mercury contamination in fish and shellfish. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2024 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to hunter education. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2025 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the transfer of jurisdiction over the National Museum of the Pacific War and other historical sites from the Parks and Wildlife Department to the Texas Historical Commission. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
HB 2026 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the recovery of certain enforcement-related costs and to the taking and possession of certain wildlife or eggs, including requirements related to taxidermy and tanning and to harmful aquatic plants; imposing penalties. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2028 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the efficient use and maintenance of the state parks account and the Texas recreation and parks account by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation, and Tourism
HB 2037 79-0 (2005) Author: Allen, Ray | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the seizure and disposition of property for the offense of hunting or fishing without landowner consent. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2685 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the acceptance of gratuities by certain employees of the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2895 79-0 (2005) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the recovery of certain costs associated with certain civil suits by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2897 79-0 (2005) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the establishment of an all-terrain vehicle trail and recreational area program; providing a penalty. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 2940 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to stamps for migratory and upland game bird hunting; providing a penalty. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Senate Amendments printed and distributed
HB 2942 79-0 (2005) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to license fees for commercial fish dealers and shrimp boats. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/29/05
HB 3146 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the establishment of a land conservation program and land conservation council in the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 3309 79-0 (2005) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to a violation of the suspension, refusal, or revocation of a hunting license. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Placed on General State Calendar
HR 1611 79-0 (2005) Author: Hunter, Bob | et. al. Commending the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and the Texas Historical Commission on their collaboration in developing the Texas Buffalo Soldiers Heritage Trail. House: Rules & Resolutions Reported enrolled
SB 379 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Relating to authorizing the issuance of not more than $10 million in revenue bonds for the purchase and retirement of certain commercial fishing, shrimping, and crabbing licenses. Senate: Natural Resources Refer to s/c on Ag & Coastal Resc by Pres
SB 380 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Relating to commercial bay shrimping boat licenses, commercial bay shrimp boat licenses, and commercial bait-shrimp boat licenses. Senate: Natural Resources Refer to s/c on Ag & Coastal Resc by Pres
SB 454 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Seaman, Gene
Relating to commercial shrimp boat licenses and to the creation of a gulf shrimp 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 538 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to evidence establishing ownership of a vessel for a certificate of title issued by the Parks and Wildlife Department. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1192 79-0 (2005) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to stamps for migratory and upland game bird hunting; providing a penalty. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1271 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to fees for licenses issued by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/29/05
SB 1311 79-0 (2005) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to the establishment of an off-highway vehicle trail and recreational area program; providing a penalty. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
SB 1603 79-0 (2005) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry
Relating to the recovery of certain costs associated with certain civil suits by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1765 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al. Relating to the management of deer on private property; providing penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1766 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to transferring certain responsibilities from the Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife to the Texas Department of Agriculture. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 146 79-3 (2006) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to making an appropriation to the Parks and Wildlife Department for the operation and maintenance of the Texas State Railroad. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HR 224 79-3 (2006) Author: Goodman, Toby Honoring Texas game wardens for their search and rescue operations in response to Hurricane Katrina in the summer of 2005. House: Rules & Resolutions Reported enrolled
HR 443 79-3 (2006) Author: Cook, Byron Directing the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to assist the local and state advisory committees in every way possible to provide for the timely development of a plan that will allow successful continuation of the Texas State Railroad as a moving museum through efficiency and proper utilization of public and private resources. House: Appropriations Reported enrolled
SR 126 79-3 (2006) Author: Staples, Todd Directing the Parks and Wildlife Department to assist local and state advisory committees to provide a plan for continuation of the Texas State Railroad. Read & adopted
HB 298 78-0 (2003) Author: Miller, Sid
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to prohibiting the disclosure of personal customer information by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 943 78-0 (2003) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to vehicles eligible for conservation license plates supporting the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Transportation
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
HB 953 78-0 (2003) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to educational requirements for game wardens. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources Referred to State Cultural & Recreational Res
HB 1304 78-0 (2003) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the receipts from the sale of land by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources No action taken in committee
HB 1328 78-0 (2003) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to cooperative federal and state wildlife-restoration projects. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2351 78-0 (2003) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to certain fees collected by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2470 78-0 (2003) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to buyback programs of commercial licenses for certain aquatic animals and the promotion and marketing of the shrimp industry in this state and to funding those activities. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2719 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to mercury contamination in fish and shellfish. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2779 78-0 (2003) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the issuance of general obligation bonds by the Parks and Wildlife Department for the Texas Park Development Fund. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3003 78-0 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the management, use, and information about state facilities, real property, and other property. House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
HB 3156 78-0 (2003) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to the General Land Office. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 3268 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to certain gratuities accepted by employees of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources Referred to State Cultural & Recreational Res
HB 3442 78-0 (2003) Author: Pickett, Joseph
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to certain expenditures, charges, and other financial matters of certain governmental entities. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 3599 78-0 (2003) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the management of deer and land with deer populations under management plans approved by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources Referred to State Cultural & Recreational Res
HCR 84 78-0 (2003) Author: Denny, Mary Granting Larry Lakes permission to sue the state and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HCR 256 78-0 (2003) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Directing the White-tailed Deer Advisory Committee to address how habitat relates to the ecological diversity of the state and to study the role of the wildlife biologist in the development of management plans and in the utilization of suitable management practices, including population goals and control, yearly census data, supplemental feeding and food plots, and genetic management. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources Signed by the Governor
HJR 89 78-0 (2003) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of additional general obligation bonds by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HR 1426 78-0 (2003) Author: Wong, Martha Honoring the Houston Parks and Recreation Department, the Harris County Flood Control District, and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for receiving the 2003 Partnership Award. House: Rules & Resolutions Reported enrolled
HR 1772 78-0 (2003) Author: Garza, Timoteo Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1952. 1 hr. notice-for consideration
HR 1850 78-0 (2003) Author: Pickett, Joseph Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3442. Reported enrolled
SB 3 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the management of deer and land with deer populations under management plans approved by the Parks and Wildlife Department. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1158 78-0 (2003) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to certain fees collected by the Parks and Wildlife Department. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1260 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to powers and duties of the state parks and resource protection divisions of the Parks and Wildlife Department. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1344 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to funding license buyback programs of the Parks and Wildlife Department. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1741 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the use of receipts from the sale of land by the Parks and Wildlife Department. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1863 78-0 (2003) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to statutory authority to reduce appropriations made by the legislature to certain governmental entities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SCR 41 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Directing the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, and Texas Water Development Board to exclude consideration of recreational fishing restrictions in any study of Texas bays and estuaries. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
No action taken in committee
SCR 56 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Directing the White-tailed Deer Advisory Committee to address how habitat relates to the ecological diversity of the state and to study the role of the wildlife biologist in the development of management plans and in the utilization of suitable management practices, including population goals and control, yearly census data, supplemental feeding and food plots, and genetic management. Senate: Natural Resources Received from the Senate
HB 24 78-1 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the organization and operations of, and fiscal matters affecting, certain state entities. House: Government Reform Meeting cancelled
HB 24 78-3 (2003) Author: Heflin, Talmadge
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to appropriations to departments and agencies of the state government, including conditions, limitations, rules, and procedures for allocating and expending appropriations. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HR 309 78-3 (2003) Author: Heflin, Talmadge Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 24. Reported enrolled
SB 26 78-3 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to appropriating the fees collected by the Parks and Wildlife Department under House Bill No. 2470, Acts of the 78th Legislature, Regular Session, 2003. Filed
HB 266 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Dan
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the conveyance of certain state property. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 273 77-0 (2001) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the advertising of alcoholic beverages on properties under the control of and in programs and publications of the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: State Recreational Resources Referred to State Recreational Resources
HB 1031 77-0 (2001) Author: West, George Relating to electronically readable information on a driver's license or personal identification certificate; providing penalties. House: Public Safety Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2244 77-0 (2001) Author: Bosse, Fred | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. House: State Recreational Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2385 77-0 (2001) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to jurisdiction over the Alamo. House: State Recreational Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2710 77-0 (2001) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to regulation and management of deer; providing penalties. House: State Recreational Resources Referred to State Recreational Resources
HB 2907 77-0 (2001) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the review by the Parks and Wildlife Department of state land proposed to be sold. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 3123 77-0 (2001) Author: Alexander, Clyde | et. al.
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the standards for determining whether land qualifies for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as open-space land based on its use for wildlife management. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3209 77-0 (2001) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to penalties for commercial shrimp boat violations. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HCR 199 77-0 (2001) Author: Homer, Mark Granting Brandy Suzane Hilliard permission to sue the state and the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Civil Practices Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 262 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren Urging federal and state reconsideration of the necessity of designating the Arkansas River shiner as a threatened species and the necessity of designating critical habitat in Texas for the Arkansas River shiner. House: State Recreational Resources Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 137 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the transfer of jurisdiction over the San Jacinto Battleground and the Battleship "Texas" from the Parks and Wildlife Department to the Texas Historical Commission. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 305 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Bosse, Fred | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
SCR 51 77-0 (2001) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Urging federal and state reconsideration of the necessity of designating the Arkansas River shiner as a threatened species and the necessity of designating critical habitat in Texas for the Arkansas River shiner. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
HB 1525 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to jurisdiction over the Alamo. House: State Recreational Resources Referred to State Recreational Resources
SB 627 76-0 (1999) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Flores, Kino
Relating to directing the Parks and Wildlife Department to work with federal, state, and local agencies to mitigate environmental damage. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Border Affairs - Special
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 874 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund
Relating to the general power of the Parks and Wildlife Department to contract. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1844 76-0 (1999) Author: Ratliff, Bill Relating to the allocation of certain tax revenue to the Parks and Wildlife Department. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SCR 81 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. Directing the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and the Sunset Advisory Commission to include a review of appropriate sources of dedicated funding for financing the programs administered by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department in the sunset review process. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
HB 159 70-0 (1987) Author: Robinson, Phyllis Relating to a hunter safety training program. House: Environmental Affairs Pending in committee
HB 737 70-0 (1987) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the purchase of badges from the state by peace officers commissioned by the director of the Parks and Wildlife Department or their survivors. House: Public Safety
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 1497 70-0 (1987) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Relating to the responsibilities of the Texas Water Commission, the Texas Water Development Board, and the Parks and Wildlife Department for the bays and estuaries. House: Natural Resources Pending in committee
HB 1746 70-0 (1987) Author: Holzheauser, Steve
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to certain licenses and license fees required by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 2341 70-0 (1987) Author: Riley, Randall Relating to the sale of certain state-owned property to the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: State Affairs Pending in subcommittee
HCR 150 70-0 (1987) Author: Guerrero, Lena Granting Stokes Construction Company permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HCR 187 70-0 (1987) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine Granting Harry Bob Martin permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HCR 193 70-0 (1987) Author: Hightower, Allen Granting David Ferry permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
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 111 70-0 (1987) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund
Relating to the inspection of aquatic products by employees of the Parks and Wildlife Department at certain places of business and in possession of commercial fisherman at certain times. Effective immediately
SB 504 70-0 (1987) Author: Lyon, Ted
Sponsor: Robinson, Phyllis
Relating to a hunter education program: providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
SB 683 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Holzheauser, Steve
Relating to he responsibilities of the Texas Water Commission, the Texas Water Development Board, and the Parks and Wildlife Department for the bays and estuaries. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 765 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to the sale or exchange of land by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1252 70-0 (1987) Author: Sarpalius, Bill Relating to the right of landowners to lease adjacent state-owned riparian land on the Canadian River in Hutchison and Roberts counties and providing for hunting thereon and its regulation by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to subcommittee
SCR 93 70-0 (1987) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Granting Stokes Construction Company permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HCR 13 70-2 (1987) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine Granting Harry Bob Martin permission to sue the state and the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Judicial Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HCR 16 70-2 (1987) Author: Hightower, Allen Granting David Ferry permission to sue the State of Texas and the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Judicial Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HCR 23 70-2 (1987) Author: Hury, James Granting Mission Construction, Inc. permission to sue the State of Texas and the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Judicial Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HCR 75 70-2 (1987) Author: Guerrero, Lena Granting Stokes Construction Company permission to sue the State of Texas and the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
SCR 7 70-2 (1987) Author: Brown, J.E. Granting Mission Construction, Inc. permission to sue the State of Texas and the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Judicial Affairs
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.
SCR 30 70-2 (1987) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Granting Stokes Construction Company and John Stokes permission to sue the State of Texas and the Parks and Wildlife Department. Senate: Jurisprudence Left as pending business in comm.
HB 589 69-0 (1985) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the amount and disposition of fees collected for a retail fish dealer's license and a retail dealer's truck license. House: Environmental Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1723 69-0 (1985) Author: Adkisson, Tommy Relating to the cleanup and restoration following an oil discharge or spill and to the assessment and collection of penalties and damages, and receipt of injunctive relief, for the discharge and spill of oil and other environmental damage. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HCR 198 69-0 (1985) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Sharp, John
Granting Charles White permission to sue the state. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Reported favorably w/o amendments
HCR 232 69-0 (1985) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Directing the Secretary of Senate to return Senate Bill 464 to the House for further consideration. House passage reported
SB 464 69-0 (1985) Author: Lyon, Ted
Sponsor: Evans, Charles
Relating to the continuation, composition, powers, and duties of the Parks and Wildlife Department; to membership, qualifications, powers, and duties of the Parks and Wildlife Commission; to funds used for parks and wildlife purposes; to the relation of the Parks and Wildlife Department to the Texas Department of Water Resources; to the enforcement of laws and regulations relating to activities permitted by licenses or permits issued by the Parks and Wildlife Department; to state recovery for certain violations of the Parks and Wildlife Code; to authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Department to recover damages for certain violations of the Water Code; providing penalty schedules for the Parks and Wildlife Code; authorizing certain fees; and providing enforcement procedures and penalties. House: Government Organization
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks
SB 1299 69-0 (1985) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to approved activities under the shellfish culture license, and to the use of state submerged lands as culture sites for growing brood stock, producing seed stock, setting spats, and grow out; and to the development of regulations to protect the public health and safety in the transplanting, harvest, handling and sale of cultured shellfish. Senate: Natural Resources Postponed in committee
SB 1300 69-0 (1985) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Rudd, Jim
Relating to the conveyance of certain state-owned real property in Travis County and disposition and use of the proceeds of sale and to transfer of the proceeds of sale and to transfer of certain real property by the Parks and Wildlife Department to the State Purchasing and General Services Commission. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SCR 144 69-0 (1985) Author: Krier, Cynthia
Sponsor: Tejeda, Frank
Granting Commercial Contracting Company of San Antonio, Inc., permission to sue the state. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Filed w/o the Governor's signature
SCR 183 69-0 (1985) Author: Parker, Carl Directing that an interagency working committee be formed to promote protection of public health and the environment. Senate: Administration, Special Received from the Senate
HB 6 68-0 (1983) Author: Turner, Jim Relating to allocation of certain cigarette tax revenue to and the use of the local parks, recreation, and open space fund. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 151 68-0 (1983) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the amount of certain cigarette tax revenue allocated to and the use of the local parks, recreation, and open space fund. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 320 68-0 (1983) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the possession or use of shotgun shells containing lead shot while hunting, taking, or possessing certain waterfowl. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 552 68-0 (1983) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to the appointment, powers, and duties of law enforcement officers commissioned by the director of the Parks and Wildlife Department, and to rewards made from the operation game thief fund. House: Law Enforcement Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 569 68-0 (1983) Author: Agnich, Fred Relating to public hearings in counties to be affected by a proclamation of the Parks and Wildlife Commission. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 582 68-0 (1983) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the expiration dates of permits for scientific, zoological, and propagation purposes, and to reports filed by a permit holder. House: Environmental Affairs Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 663 68-0 (1983) Author: Connelly, Barry Relating to the management of game management areas by the Parks and Wildlife Department, and to licenses to take, purchase, or sell fur-bearing animals issued by the Parks and Wildlife Department to a nonresident. House: Environmental Affairs Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 1675 68-0 (1983) Author: Kemp, Hill Relating to maintaining a proper ecological environment in the streams, rivers, bays and estuaries of Texas. House: Natural Resources Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 1731 68-0 (1983) Author: Danburg, Debra
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Relating to the establishment of a Texas Trails System. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 2317 68-0 (1983) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to reports by the Parks and Wildlife Department concerning public hearings in counties that may be affected by a proclamation. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Environmental Affairs
HCR 8 68-0 (1983) Author: Khoury, Rollin
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Directing the Parks and Wildlife Commission to initiate a study of the feasibility of establishing a state park in Falls County. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
HCR 121 68-0 (1983) Author: Kemp, Hill
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Granting Cram Construction, Inc., permission to sue the State of Texas and the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration, Special
Filed without the Governor's signature
HCR 184 68-0 (1983) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Granting Charles White permission to sue the State of Texas, State Department of Highways and Public Transportation and the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
HCR 221 68-0 (1983) Author: Smith, Terral
Sponsor: Doggett, Lloyd
Granting Patricia Coleman, David Cooper, Kevin Cooper, and Dennis Lehman permmission to sue the State of Texas and the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration, Special
Filed without the Governor's signature
HCR 222 68-0 (1983) Author: Hightower, Allen Granting Howard Daniels, Jr, permission to sue the State of Texas and the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Judicial Affairs Posting rule suspended
HCR 253 68-0 (1983) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Granting Mitchell Development Corporation of the Southwest permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Parks and Wildllife Department. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration, Special
Filed without the Governor's signature
HCR 259 68-0 (1983) Author: Valles, Robert "Bob"
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Granting R. A. Knapp, Karol Knapp, R. E. Knapp, and Barbara Knapp permission to sue the state of Texas and the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration, Special
Filed without the Governor's signature
SB 216 68-0 (1983) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Danburg, Debra
Relating to licenses and permits and to license fees, user fees, penalties, and other charges connected with the duties, services, and functions of the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 251 68-0 (1983) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Hightower, Allen
Relating to the appointment, powers, and duties of law enforcement officers commissioned by the director of the Parks and Wildlife Department and to rewards made from the operation game thief fund. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 252 68-0 (1983) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Danburg, Debra
Relating to the expiration date of permits for scientific, zoological, and propagation purposes, and to reports filed by a permit holder. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on daily Major State Calendar
SB 325 68-0 (1983) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Turner, Jim
Relating to allocation of certain cigarette tax revenue to and the use of the local parks, recreation, and open space fund and to gifts and donations of private funds appropriated to the Texas Sesquicentennial Museum Board; making an appropriation; providing different effective dates. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SCR 77 68-0 (1983) Author: Blake, Roy
Sponsor: Hightower, Allen
Granting Howard Daniels, Jr., permission to sue the State of Texas and the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration, Special
Filed without the Governor's signature
SCR 116 68-0 (1983) Author: Brooks, Chet Granting Mitchell Development Corporation of the Southwest permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration, Special
Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
SCR 127 68-0 (1983) Author: Santiesteban, H. Granting R. A. Knapp, Karol Knapp, R. E. Knapp, and Barbara Knapp permission to sue the State of Texas and the Parks and Wildlife Department. Senate: Administration, Special Referred to Committee on Administration
HR 30 68-2 (1984) Author: Wilson, Ron Commending the Texas Big Horn Society and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
HB 976 67-0 (1981) Author: Jackson, Lee Relating to rewards to persons providing information about game law violations. House: Environmental Affairs Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 1029 67-0 (1981) Author: Nowlin, James Relating to the conveyance by the Parks and Wildlife Department of certain real property to the United Sates of America. House: State Affairs Coauthor authorized
HB 1421 67-0 (1981) Author: Lewis, Gibson
Sponsor: Mengden, Walter
Relating to rewards for persons providing information about game law violators. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 1434 67-0 (1981) Author: Bock II, Bennie
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to the authority of the Parks and Wildlife Department to lease state park land for grazing or farming. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
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 2395 67-0 (1981) Author: Florence, Buck Relating to the exchange of certain lands for the purpose of creating a state park in Presidio and Brewster counties. House: Environmental Affairs Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HCR 185 67-0 (1981) Author: Florence, Buck
Sponsor: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Relating to the acquisition of land in Presidio and Brewster counties known as the Big Bend Ranch. Senate: Education Signed by the Governor
HCR 213 67-0 (1981) Author: Emmett, Ed Granting Oiltanking of Texas, Inc. permission to sue the state. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
SB 508 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to rewards to persons providing information about game law violations. Senate: Natural Resources Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 771 67-0 (1981) Author: Kothmann, Glenn
Sponsor: Adkisson, Tommy
Relating to the conveyance by the Parks and Wildlife Department of certain real property to the United States of America. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SCR 116 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Granting Oiltanking of Texas, Inc., permission to sue the state. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration
Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
HB 153 67-1 (1981) Author: Rains, Don
Sponsor: Doggett, Lloyd
Relating to an appropriation to the Parks and Wildlife Department for the purpose of fixing ponds and facilities at the San Marcos fish hatchery. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HCR 46 67-1 (1981) Author: Polk, Mary
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Directing the Parks and Wildlife Department to refrain from removal of the repeater station situated on Mount Franklin. Signed by the Governor
HR 80 67-1 (1981) Author: Polk, Mary Directing the Parks and Wildlife Department to refrain from removal of the repeater radio station situated on Mount Franklin.
SCR 9 67-1 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Granting Oiltanking of Texas, Inc., permission to sue the state. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration, Special
Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
HB 62 66-0 (1979) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the organization and duties of State Commission for the Deaf. House: Human Services Referred to subcommittee
HB 63 66-0 (1979) Author: Evans, Charles
Sponsor: Meier, Bill
Relating to acceptance by the Parks and Wildlife Department of certain land for park purposes. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 307 66-0 (1979) Author: Whitehead, Emmett
Sponsor: Blake, Roy
Relating to the sale and conveyance of certain surplus land by the Parks and Wildlife Department with the proceeds to be used for the Texas State Railroad. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 819 66-0 (1979) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to the application of the Texas Sunset Act to the Parks and Wildlife Commission. House: Government Organization Referred to subcommittee
HB 1241 66-0 (1979) Author: Whitehead, Emmett Relating to the authority of the board of regents of The Texas A&M University System to sell or exchange and convey to the Parks and Wildlife Department certain land owned by the state for the use and benefit of the Texas Forest Service, and the acquisition of replacement acreage. House: State Affairs
Senate: Education
Referred to Committee on Education
HB 1619 66-0 (1979) Author: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Relating to commercial fishing and the authority of the Department of Parks and Wildlife regarding expenditure of certain funds, extended fishery jurisdiction, and fishery management jurisdiction; making an appropriation; providing a penalty. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Vetoed by the Governor
HCR 113 66-0 (1979) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Requesting Parks and Wildlife Department to study feasibility of constructing a hike and bike trail along Sims Bayou in Harris County. House: Environmental Affairs Scheduled for future calendar placement
HCR 114 66-0 (1979) Author: Untermeyer, Chase
Sponsor: Ogg, Jack
Relating to permission to sue the State of Texas. House: Judiciary
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
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 649 66-0 (1979) Author: Blake, Roy
Sponsor: Whitehead, Emmett
Relating to the authority of the board of regents of the Texas A&M University System to sell, exchange, or convey the Parks and Wildlife Department certain land owned by the state for the use and benefit of the Texas Forest Service and to acquire replacement acreage. House: State Affairs
Senate: Education
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SCR 32 66-0 (1979) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Resolved that money from the portion of P&W Fund Nine dedicated to seafood marketing in an adequate amount be appropriated to the Texas Coastal & Marine Council to contract on a competitive basis for certain surveys. Senate: Natural Resources Coauthor authorized
HB 8 65-0 (1977) Author: Head, Fred
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to authorizing the executive director of the Parks and Wildlife Department to commission deputy game wardens; providing for the powers, duties, and privileges of deputy game wardens. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 54 65-0 (1977) Author: Kaster, James J. Removing the power of eminent domain from the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on State Parks
HB 328 65-0 (1977) Author: Head, Fred Conveying 3.69 miles of the Texas State Railroad to the City of Palestine, with the income from the property to be paid to the Parks and Wildlife Departments; making provisions relative to the transfer and operation of the property; providing for reversion of title to the State of Texas under certain conditions; abolishing the Board of Managers of the Texas State Railroads; and repealing. House: State Affairs Assigned to General State Calendar
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 780 65-0 (1977) Author: Agnich, Fred Relating to the sale or exchange of certain state land by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Environmental Affairs
HB 1070 65-0 (1977) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to the acceptance by the Parks and Wildlife Department of certain land for park purposes. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 1071 65-0 (1977) Author: Watson, Ed Relating to the authority of employees of the Parks and Wildlife Department to serve arrest warrants for investigate violations of criminal trespass. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on Pollution Control
HB 1508 65-0 (1977) Author: Hall, W. N. "Billy" Relating to the taking of game animals for aid and protection purposes through the use of aircraft; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs Rules suspended
HB 1927 65-0 (1977) Author: Nugent, James E. Relating to abolition of the Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz Memorial Naval Museum Commission. House: Environmental Affairs Assigned to General State Calendar
HB 2219 65-0 (1977) Author: Rains, Don
Sponsor: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Relating to the regulatory authority of the Parks and Wildlife Department over wildlife resources in Kendall County. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days
HR 58 65-0 (1977) Author: Kubiak, Dan Requesting Parks and Wildlife Department to look into issue of predator control. House: Agriculture & Livestock
HR 110 65-0 (1977) Author: Baker, Andrew Z. Relating to creating a special committee to study operations and policies of the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Environmental Affairs
SB 288 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Agnich, Fred
Relating to the sale or exchange of certain state land by the Parks and Wildlife Department and use of receipts from the sale of land. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 432 65-0 (1977) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Hubenak, Joe A.
Relating to the authority of the Parks and Wildlife Department to construct or accept and maintain artificial reefs and to accept materials; authorizing appropriations; defining an offense of damaging certain markers or signals and providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
90 Day Bill
HB 17 65-1 (1977) Author: Edwards III, Jimmie C. Appropriating funds to the Parks and Wildlife Department for the control and eradication of hydrilla. Filed
HCR 21 65-1 (1977) Author: Edwards III, Jimmie C.
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Urging the Parks and Wildlife Commission to use exercise its authority in utilizing all available resources to eliminate hydrilla from Texas waters. Signed by the Governor
HCR 8 65-2 (1978) Author: Keese, Bill
Sponsor: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Granting Russell K. Carr and Vera M. Carr permission to sue the state. House: Judiciary
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
SCR 10 65-2 (1978) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Granting Nueces County Navigation District No. 1 and Champlin Petroleum Company permission to sue the state. House: Judiciary
Senate: Administration
Signed by Governor
HB 76 64-0 (1975) Author: Wyatt, Jr., Joe Relating to requiring the Parks and Wildlife Department to spend all appropriated funds for the purposes for which the funds were appropriated. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on State Parks
HB 203 64-0 (1975) Author: Powers, Pike Relating to the authority of the Parks and Wildlife Commission to authorize recreational hunting at Sea Rim State Park. House: Environmental Affairs Reported from subcommittee unfavorably
HB 908 64-0 (1975) Author: Wieting, Leroy J. Relating to gathering statistical information on marine products by the Parks and Wildlife Department; requiring reports by handlers of marine products; providing a penalty. House: Environmental Affairs Tabled
HB 1278 64-0 (1975) Author: Wieting, Leroy J.
Sponsor: Adams, Don
Relating to the importation, sale, transport, and release of noxious aquatic plants; providing for permits. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1280 64-0 (1975) Author: Wieting, Leroy J.
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to notice by the Parks and Wildlife Commission of the closing of an area to the taking of oysters. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days
HB 1305 64-0 (1975) Author: Pentony, Joe
Sponsor: Gammage, R.A. "Bob"
Authorizing the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to sell and convey certain land in Harris County; providing that the proceeds from the sale shall be part of the Special Game and Fish Fund of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and appropriating the proceeds for that purpose. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days
HB 1317 64-0 (1975) Author: Earle, Ronald Relating to the dissemination of information by the Parks and Wildlife Department about the operation of the department, the disposition of money received from the sale of publications, and limitations on the sale of Parks and Wildlife Department publications. House: Environmental Affairs Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 1427 64-0 (1975) Author: Allen, Joe Relating to the authority of the Parks and Wildlife Department to request the attorney general to bring suit for injunctive relief or civil penalties or both against persons violating the statutory prohibition against water pollution. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Environmental Affairs
HB 1527 64-0 (1975) Author: Salem, Joe Authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Department to charge entrance or gate fees at State Parks; exempting from such fees persons desiring to enter or leave public beaches in such parks. House: Environmental Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1640 64-0 (1975) Author: McBee, Susan Gurley
Sponsor: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Relating to the proclamations of the Parks and Wildlife Commission concerning the taking of doe deer in Edwards County. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days
HCR 92 64-0 (1975) Author: Wieting, Leroy J. Relating to creating an advisory committee to advise Parks and Wildlife Department on matters pertaining to commercial fishing, etc. House: Environmental Affairs Reported from committee favorably with amendments
HCR 119 64-0 (1975) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt
Sponsor: McKinnon, Mike
Granting permission to Bob Crow to sue the state. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration
Signed by Governor
HCR 140 64-0 (1975) Author: Martin, Elmer
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Requesting the Parks and Wildlife Commission to assign a higher priority to park land acquisition. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by Governor
SB 145 64-0 (1975) Author: Creighton, Tom Relating to the authority of the Parks and Wildlife Department to grant certain easements over state land under the control of the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 149 64-0 (1975) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Agnich, Fred
Relating to contracts for the taking of fur-bearing animals and reptiles in wildlife management areas and disposition of revenue resulting from the contracts; providing the respective duties and authority of the State Board of Control and the Parks and Wildlife Department in regard to the contracts. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 152 64-0 (1975) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Earle, Ronald
Relating to deposits of revenue from mineral leases on park lands or lands held or controlled by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 166 64-0 (1975) Author: Longoria, Raul
Sponsor: McDonald, Felix
Relating to the use of funds received from the sale of white-winged dove stamps; changing references from the Parks and Wildlife Commission to the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 299 64-0 (1975) Author: Longoria, Raul Relating to increasing the membership of the Parks and Wildlife Commission. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
SB 392 64-0 (1975) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to peace officers of the Parks and Wildlife Department. 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 664 64-0 (1975) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Allen, Joe
Relating to the authority of the Parks and Wildlife Department to request the attorney general to bring suit for injunctive relief or civil penalties or both against persons violating the statutory prohibition against water pollution; designating the officials authorized to bring suit; providing that the suit be brought in the name of the State of Texas. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Vetoed by the Governor
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
SB 1003 64-0 (1975) Author: McKinnon, Mike
Sponsor: Salem, Joe
Authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Department to charge entrance or gate fees at state parks and providing for disposition of such fees; exempting from such fees persons desiring to enter or to leave public beaches in such parks. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
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 63 64-0 (1975) Author: Mengden, Walter
Sponsor: Allen, Joe
Granting permission to George Chandler, trustee, to sue the State of Texas and the Parks and Wildlife Department for the purpose of clearing the title to the property and determining the rights as to that part of the property that is submerged as a result of subsidence; providing that in the event suit is filed, service of citation and other required process be made on the Attorney General of Texas and on the chairman of the Parks and Wildlife Commission, and that the suit be tried as other civil suits; providing that nothing in this resolution may be construed as an admission by the State of Texas, or any of its employees, agents, departments, agencies, or political subdivisions, of liability or of the truth of any allegation asserted by the claimant, but the alleged cause of action must be proved under the laws of this state as in other civil cases; providing that nothing in this resolution shall be construed as a waiver of any defense of fact or law available to the State of Texas or to any of its employees, agents, departments, agencies, or political subdivisions, but every defense is specifically reserved. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration
Signed by Governor
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 13 63-0 (1973) Author: Allen, Joe Relating to the creation and administration of the Natural and Scenic Rivers System; providing for powers and duties in the Parks and Wildlife Department; providing for the creation of scenic and surface easements; providing for the preservation and protection of natural and scenic rivers; and declaring an emergency. House: Environmental Affairs Reported unfavorably
HB 158 63-0 (1973) Author: Atwell, Ben
Sponsor: Creighton, Tom
Relating to licenses and license fees issued by the Parks and Wildlife Department; providing an effective date. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
HB 293 63-0 (1973) Author: Temple, Arthur "Buddy" Relating to prohibiting the taking of shell and mudshell from certain coastal waters of this state. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Environmental Affairs
HB 532 63-0 (1973) Author: Cavness, Don Relating to allocating certain unrefunded motor fuel tax receipts from motorboat fuels to the special boat fund; providing for uses for the special boat fund; providing for a transfer of funds. House: Environmental Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 637 63-0 (1973) Author: Preston, George L.
Sponsor: Aikin, Jr., A.M.
Relating to authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Commission to commission as peace officers certain qualified persons to enforce game and fish laws; and declaring an emergency. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Signed by the Governor
HB 802 63-0 (1973) Author: Hubenak, Joe A.
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Relating to authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Commission to make regulations prohibiting the use of firearms in certain areas adjacent to state parks located on the gulf coast; providing a penalty. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
HB 803 63-0 (1973) Author: Hubenak, Joe A.
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Authorizing Parks and Wildlife Commission to set the length of the open season for taking wildlife in state parks. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
HB 815 63-0 (1973) Author: Poerner, John H. Relating to the appointment, qualifications, powers and duties of certain special game management officers. House: Environmental Affairs Reported favorably
HB 831 63-0 (1973) Author: Heatly, W.S. "Bill" Relating to exempting building construction projects of the Parks and Wildlife Department from certain provisions of the State Building Constructions Administration Act. House: State Affairs Considered in public hearing
HB 1603 63-0 (1973) Author: Temple, Arthur "Buddy"
Sponsor: Adams, Don
Relating to the issuance of permits for the taking of rough fish and turtles in fresh waters; providing for bonds; amending Sections 1, 2, 3, and 4, Chapter 422, Acts of the 51st Legislature, Regular Session, 1949, as amended (Article 4050c, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
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
HCR 45 63-0 (1973) Author: Nugent, James E.
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to investigating the feasibility of restoring and maintaining for the people of Texas the Presidio de San Luis de Amarillas and Mission Santa Cruz de San Saba. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Administration
Filed without Governor's signature
HCR 60 63-0 (1973) Author: Rodriguez, Lindsey Expressing the desire that state-operated, public camping facilities be established with convenient proximity to the city of Austin, our state's capital, and preferably with frontage on the Colorado River for the benefit and use of visitors and tourists who wish to camp there. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Administration
Referred to Committee on Administration
HCR 160 63-0 (1973) Author: Heatly, W.S. "Bill"
Sponsor: Hightower, Jack
Granting American Printing and Lithographing Company permission to sue the State of Texas. House: Judiciary
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
SB 271 63-0 (1973) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Menefee, Hawkins
Relating to the regulation of commercial activity on public beaches by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 432 63-0 (1973) Author: Creighton, Tom
Sponsor: Heatly, W.S. "Bill"
Relating to exempting building construction projects of the Parks and Wildlife Department from certain provisions of the State Building Construction Administration Act. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 465 63-0 (1973) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to requiring the Parks and Wildlife Department and the General Land Office to determine the boundaries of state-owned land in and around Armand Bayou. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 531 63-0 (1973) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Caldwell, Neil
Authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Department to issue licenses for shellfish culture; requiring a license for shellfish culture; defining terms; establishing license fees and requirements for licenses and bills of lading; requiring record maintenance; permitting harvest at any time, at any size, by any means, and permitting sale; requiring permit for handling exotic shellfish as defined by this Act; requiring certification of disease free exotics; authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Department to issue permits for collection of broodstock; repealing existing and conflicting laws; providing severability; providing a penalty for violation or failure to comply. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SCR 39 63-0 (1973) Author: Kothmann, Glenn Requesting the Parks and Wildlife Commission to name the state park on Mustang Island for Harry Jersig. Senate: Administration Referred to Committee on Administration
SCR 102 63-0 (1973) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Caldwell, Neil
Endorsing the concept of utilization of desirable portions of such surplus ships for creation of artificial reefs and that the Parks and Wildlife Department be authorized and directed to take the necessary action. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Administration
Signed by Governor
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 70 62-0 (1971) Author: Jones, Delwin Relating to the powers, privileges and immunities of employees of the Parks and Wildlife Department commissioned as peace officers.
HB 141 62-0 (1971) Author: Denton, Lane Relating to the creation and administration of a Texas Youth Employment Program by the Parks and Wildlife Department.
HB 247 62-0 (1971) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to the regulation by the Parks and Wildlife Department of the exhibition of wildlife for public purposes, and providing penalties for violation.
HB 308 62-0 (1971) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to the administration of funds by the Water Safety Series Division of the Parks and Wildlife Department.
HB 332 62-0 (1971) Author: Foreman, Wilson
Sponsor: Herring, Charles
Relating to permitting the Parks and Wildlife Department to prescribe rules applying to propagation in captivity of protected species.
HB 828 62-0 (1971) Author: Garcia, J.A. Relating to requiring a turkey hunting license before hunting wild turkey.
HB 948 62-0 (1971) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim
Sponsor: Connally, Wayne
Relating to authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Commission to quitclaim the state's interest in certain lands situated in Goliad State Park to the County of Goliad and the City of Goliad.
HB 985 62-0 (1971) Author: Heatly, W.S. "Bill" Relating to exempting Parks and Wildlife Department projects from Building Commission action.
HB 1315 62-0 (1971) Author: Price, Rayford Relating to authorizing the Parks and Wildlie Department to execute deeds to exchange property for use as a State Park, historic site, scientific area or game management area.
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 1485 62-0 (1971) Author: Slider, James L. Relating to adding Parks and Wildlife Department vehicles to those of state agencies exempt from inscription requirements.
HB 1508 62-0 (1971) Author: Rodriguez, Lindsey | et. al. Relating to the use of boat registration fees collected under the Texas Water Safety Act.
HB 1520 62-0 (1971) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to authorizing the Board of Control to take bids on contracts to remove rough fish from public fresh waters as requested by the Parks and Wildlife Department.
HB 1533 62-0 (1971) Author: Golman, Joe H. Relating to the possession, sale, release, or importation of any species of mammals determined harmful or potentially harmful to human or animal life or environment without a permit from the Parks and Wildlife Department.
HB 1535 62-0 (1971) Author: Golman, Joe H.
Sponsor: Patman, W.N. "Bill"
Relating to authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Department to publish information on State parks, State historic sites, and State scientific areas.
HB 1536 62-0 (1971) Author: Adams, Don Relating to authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Department to execute deeds to exchange portions of certain sections at Palo Duro State Park for adjoining real property.
HB 1537 62-0 (1971) Author: Adams, Don Relating to establishing a Natural Rivers System.
HB 1545 62-0 (1971) Author: McKissack, Dick Relating to authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Commission to set a fee for species of fish supplied to or placed in private lakes.
HB 1556 62-0 (1971) Author: Price, Rayford Relating to authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Department to execute deeds to exchange certain property for use as a State park, historic site or scientific area.
HB 1563 62-0 (1971) Author: Heatly, W.S. "Bill"
Sponsor: Word, J.P.
Relating to authorizing a Revolving Petty Cash Fund for the parks and Wildlife Department for refunds of cash receipts subject to approval of state auditor.
HB 1565 62-0 (1971) Author: Heatly, W.S. "Bill"
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Relating to establishing in the State Treasury the Parks and Wildlife Operating Fund.
HB 1566 62-0 (1971) Author: Heatly, W.S. "Bill"
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Relating to authorizing the refund by warrant of funds deposited in the treasury by the mistake of fact or law by the Parks and Wildlife Department with certain exceptions.
HB 1586 62-0 (1971) Author: Wyatt, Jr., Joe Relating to regulating the production of marl, gravel, sand, shells, or mudshell under certain conditions.
HB 1810 62-0 (1971) Author: Kubiak, Dan
Sponsor: Watson, Murray
Relating to authorizing the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to acquire certain Spanish Missions in Milam County.
HB 1811 62-0 (1971) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim
Sponsor: Connally, Wayne
Relating to making the General Ignacio Zaragoza Historical Site a part of Goliad State Park.
HB 1812 62-0 (1971) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim
Sponsor: Connally, Wayne
Relating to authorizing the County of Goliad to convey title to the surface of certain lands to the Parks and Wildlife Department and the Parks and Wildlife Department to accept title on behalf of the State of Texas as the historical site of the Mission of San Rosario and as a part of Goliad State Park.
HB 1875 62-0 (1971) Author: Harding, Forrest A. Relating to authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Department to collect a fee for issuing permits to offset cost.
HCR 70 62-0 (1971) Author: Foreman, Wilson Authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Department to investigate feasibility of location of its offices at McKinney Falls State Park.
HCR 71 62-0 (1971) Author: Foreman, Wilson
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Providing for the creation of an Interim Committee to study statutes pertaining to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and the recodification of these laws.
HCR 72 62-0 (1971) Author: Foreman, Wilson Requesting the Parks and Wildlife Department to issue additional bonds for acquisition and development of new parks.
HCR 84 62-0 (1971) Concerning the establishing of state-operated public camping facilities near Austin.
HJR 89 62-0 (1971) Author: Heatly, W.S. "Bill" Proposing an amendment authorizing an interest rate prescribed by the Parks and Wildlife Department on Texas park development bonds.
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 564 62-0 (1971) Author: Harrington, D. Roy
SB 566 62-0 (1971) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Commission to set a fee for species of fish supplied to or placed in private lakes.
SB 575 62-0 (1971) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill" Relating to authorizing Parks and Wildlife Commission to commission game wardens as 'peace officers'.
SB 576 62-0 (1971) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill"
Sponsor: Golman, Joe H.
Relating to authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Department to publish information on State Parks, State historic sites and State scientific areas.
SB 577 62-0 (1971) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill" Relating to prohibiting possession, sale, etc. of any species of mammals determined to be harmful to human, animal life or environment without a permit from Parks and Wildlife Department; providing a penalty.
SB 588 62-0 (1971) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Atwell, Ben
Authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Commission to promulgate rules governing health, safety, and protection of persons and property within State parks, historic sites, scientific areas and forts; providing penalties.
SB 589 62-0 (1971) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al. Relating to providing recovery for the destruction of fish or aquatic life from persons discharging waste.
SB 618 62-0 (1971) Author: Kennard, Don
Sponsor: Price, Rayford
Relating to authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Department to execute deeds to exchange property for use as a State park, historic site, scientific area or game management area providing tracts exchanged are for other adjoining lands at the same park, historic site, scientific or management area and without improvements except fencing.
SB 655 62-0 (1971) Author: Bridges, Ronald W. Relating to the abolishment of the Parks and Wildlife Department and the transfer of its powers, duties, and functions to two newly established agencies.
SB 659 62-0 (1971) Author: Wilson, Charles
Sponsor: Price, Rayford
Relating to authorizing a transfer of certain powers and duties of the Board of Managers of the Texas State Railroad to the Parks and Wildlife Department upon adoption of formal resolution of the Parks and Wildlife Commission; providing an effective date.
SB 673 62-0 (1971) Author: Word, J.P. Relating to authorizing a Revolving Petty Cash Fund for the Parks and Wildlife Department for refunds of cash receipts subject to approval of State Auditor.
SB 674 62-0 (1971) Author: Word, J.P. Relating to authorizing the refund by warrant of funds deposited in the Treasury by mistake of fact or law by the Parks and Wildlife Department.
SB 675 62-0 (1971) Author: Word, J.P. Relating to establishing in the State Treasury the Parks and Wildlife Operating Fund.
SB 679 62-0 (1971) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Harris, Ed
Relating to authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Department to permit the capture of alligators and marine mammals for use and display in public or commercial aquariums.
SB 702 62-0 (1971) Author: Sherman, Max
Sponsor: Adams, Don
Relating to authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Department to execute deeds to exchange portions of certain sections to Palo Duro State Park for adjoining real property.
SB 714 62-0 (1971) Author: Kennard, Don Relating to establishing a Natural Rivers System.
SB 786 62-0 (1971) Author: Hall, Ralph Relating to authorizing the Board of Control to take bids on contracts to remove rough fish from public fresh waters as requested by the Parks and Wildlife Department.
SB 821 62-0 (1971) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Sponsor: Cavness, Don
Relating to exempting Parks and Wildlife Department projects from Building Commission action.
SB 1011 62-0 (1971) Author: Hall, Ralph
Sponsor: Beckham, Vernon
Relating to defining the term "impacted property" as certain described real property in Grayson County, located adjacent to or near the western end of Eisenhower State Park, the term "owner" as the owner or lessee of impacted property, the term "guest" as the guest or employee of an owner, and the term "Department" as the State Parks and Wildlife Department.
SB 1034 62-0 (1971) Author: Kennard, Don Relating to providing for the use of revenues allocated for the Texas Parks fund; repealing laws in conflict herewith.
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.
SCR 52 62-0 (1971) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" A resolution to establish a committee to recodify game and related laws of Texas.
SCR 53 62-0 (1971) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Department to investigate feasibility of locating its offices at McKinney Falls State Park.
SCR 54 62-0 (1971) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Requesting the Parks and Wildlife Commission to issue an additional series of bonds in order to continue acquisition and development of new parks.
SJR 35 62-0 (1971) Author: Word, J.P. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas, authorizing an interest rate prescribed by the Parks and Wildlife Department on Texas park development bonds, subject to limitations imposed by the Legislature, not to exceed six and one half per cent, 6 and 1/2%)weighted average annual interest.
SJR 39 62-0 (1971) Author: Kennard, Don Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas, which would provide for the sale of bonds by the Parks and Wildlife Department and the Veterans Land Board at an increased weighted average interest rate not to exceed six per cent (6%), said bonds being issued pursuant to constitutional authority, and providing for an election and the issuance of a proclamation therefor.
HCR 36 62-3 (1972) Author: Hannah, John H. | et. al. Requesting that the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department name the new state park in Polk County after Barney Flowers Wiggins.
HB 42 62-4 (1972) Author: Caldwell, Neil Relating to the issuance of combination fishing and hunting license.
SB 25 62-4 (1972)
HB 60 61-0 (1969) Author: Dramberger, A.L. "Tony" Relating to the issuance of permits by the Parks and Wildlife Commission for the taking of shell and gravel or sand from the inside waters of this State.
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 394 61-0 (1969) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to transferring administration and enforcement of the Texas Water Safety Act from the Texas Highway Department to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
HB 414 61-0 (1969) Author: Orr, Fred Relating to the power of the Parks and Wildlife Commission to acquire interest in real property.
HB 441 61-0 (1969) Author: Kilpatrick, Rufus U. Relating to providing for matching funds in surveys of the buried mud-shell reserves in the inland coastal water ways of the state.
HB 522 61-0 (1969) Author: Slider, James Lenoy Relating to the taking of fish and wildlife for propagation, zoological gardens or scientific purposes; providing for penalty.
HB 530 61-0 (1969) Author: Cummings, Russell Bennett Relating to authorizing and directing the Parks and Wildlife Department to issue numbered tags for trotlines in salt waters of the state; establishing an effective date; providing a penalty for violation.
HB 634 61-0 (1969) Author: Slider, James Lenoy Relating to directing the Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife to transfer control and custody of the Washington-on-the-Brazos Museum Building and its contents to Blinn College.
HB 733 61-0 (1969) Author: Cummings, Russell Bennett Relating to authorizing and directing the Parks and Wildlife Department to issue fish farm and fish farm vehicle licenses for various purposes to the certain operators of fish farms; providing a penalty for violation.
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 887 61-0 (1969) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to the charging of certain fees at the public fishing pier in Calhoun County.
HB 963 61-0 (1969) Author: Price, William Rayford Relating to changing the designations of the bonds authorized by the Parks and Wildlife Department; authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Commission to invest surplus moneys in the Park Development Fund, etc.
HB 1160 61-0 (1969) Author: Price, William Rayford Relating to authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Commission to exchange certain land in the Jim Hogg Memorial Park for other land to be included in the park.
HB 1210 61-0 (1969) Author: Wayne, Ralph Erskine Relating to exclusive permits for anyone desiring to purchase certain materials from certain waters, islands, reefs, bars, lakes, bays, rivers, creeks or bayous.
HB 1276 61-0 (1969) Author: Abraham, Sr., Malouf "Oofie" Relating to repealing Acts to allow the Parks and Wildlife Department to regulate the open season for taking quail in Hemphill County.
HB 1291 61-0 (1969) Author: Nowlin, James | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Department to publish information on state parks, state historic sties, and state scientific areas; authorizing sale of publications; providing for the disposition of funds.
HB 1292 61-0 (1969) Author: Nowlin, James | et. al. Relating to providing for Commissioning of State Parks and Wildlife Department employees as peace officers, on state parks or on state historical sites, or in fresh pursuit of law violators.
HB 1353 61-0 (1969) Author: Wieting, Leroy J. Relating to allowing the Parks and Wildlife Department to contract for the removal of noxious vegetation from waters.
HB 1381 61-0 (1969) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to allowing the Parks and Wildlife Department to plan and develop as well as acquire land.
HCR 17 61-0 (1969)
HCR 69 61-0 (1969)
SB 319 61-0 (1969) Author: Kennard, Don Relating to creating the "Texas Natural Rivers Act", authorizing a study of Texas natural rivers, stating policy, defining terms; providing for powers and duties of the Parks and Wildlife Commission and Department, requiring funds to be specifically appropriated.
SB 325 61-0 (1969) Author: Kennard, Don Relating to providing for Commissioning of State Parks and Wildlife Department employees as peace officers, on state parks or on state historical sites, or in fresh pursuit of law violators; vesting them with the powers of peace officers.
SB 326 61-0 (1969) Author: Kennard, Don Relating to authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Department to publish information on state parks, state historic sites, and state scientific areas; authorizing sale of publications; providing for the disposition of funds.
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 453 61-0 (1969) Author: Berry, Virgil E. "Red" Relating to the discharge or retirement of employees of the Texas Department of Public Safety by reason of age.
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.
SCR 79 61-0 (1969)
SCR 102 61-0 (1969)
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 58 60-0 (1967) Author: Hendryx, Gene R. Relating to the acquisition, restoration, and maintenance of historical structures and sites by the Parks and Wildlife Department and structures and sites relating to prehistoric animal or plant life.
HB 181 60-0 (1967) Author: Fondren, Gene Norris | et. al. Relating to the form of paper ballots and the method of marking paper ballots.
HB 212 60-0 (1967) Author: Slider, James Lenoy Relating to Texas park development bonds and designating the Parks and Wildlife Department to perform certain governmental functions authorized by a certain proposed amendment; creating the Texas Park Development Fund.
HB 235 60-0 (1967) Author: Wieting, Leroy J. Relating to authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Department to enter into contracts or agreements with the Federal Government for the eradication of noxious vegetation in the waters of the State.
HB 241 60-0 (1967) Author: Clayton, Bill Relating to the acceptance of contributions by the Parks and Wildlife Department for State Park purposes.
HB 242 60-0 (1967) Author: Clayton, Bill Relating to requiring public disclosure of funds accepted by the Parks and Wildlife department for State Park purposes; requiring the Department to keep a public record.
HB 382 60-0 (1967) Author: Swanson, William T. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to making an appropriation to the Parks and Wildlife Department for certain construction, expansion, remodeling, and maintenance in the San Jacinto Battleground.
HB 410 60-0 (1967) Author: Birkner, Otha Wyatt "Skeet" Relating to amending certain acts relating to the regulatory authority of the Parks and Wildlife Department over the taking of alligators in Matagorda County, to extend the coverage of the Act to Wharton, Brazoria, and Galveston Counties; prohibiting certain possessions, sales, purchases, and attempted sales and purchases of alligators and prescribing a penalty.
HB 720 60-0 (1967) Author: Nugent, James E. Relating to authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Department to exchange certain described tracts of land in Kerr County for certain described lands in Kerr County owned by Dr. Eugene T. Standley.
HB 732 60-0 (1967) Author: Cain, Pat | et. al. Relating to authorizing and directing the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to convey and transfer to the Parks and Wildlife Department certain land in Travis County, Texas.
HB 800 60-0 (1967) Author: Jungmichel, Charles H. Relating to authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Department of the State of Texas to convey and the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System to accept for and on behalf of The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute certain lands in Bastrop County, Texas, to be used as a science park and for research purposes.
HB 939 60-0 (1967) Author: Mutscher, Gus F. Relating to directing the Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife to transfer control and custody of the Washington-on-the-Brazos Museum Building and its contents.
HB 1034 60-0 (1967) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Department to purchase or receive by gift certain land in Calhoun County; providing for the creation of a state park and for its development, operation, and maintenance.
HB 1300 60-0 (1967) Author: Ward, James E. Relating to authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Department to purchase or receive by gift certain land in Somervell County; providing for the creation of a state park and for its development, operation and maintenance.
HB 1355 60-0 (1967) Author: Ray, Jr., C. L. Relating to authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Department to convey certain land in Harrison County to the heirs and assigns of the grantors in the deed by which the land was conveyed to the state.
HCR 62 60-0 (1967)
HCR 112 60-0 (1967)
HCR 166 60-0 (1967)
HJR 12 60-0 (1967) Author: Hendryx, Gene R. | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to provide for the issuance and sale of bonds of the State of Texas to create the Texas Park Development Fund to provide for the acquisition of lands for State Park Sites and for developing said sites as State Parks.
SB 328 60-0 (1967) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to authorizing and directing the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to convey and transfer to the Parks and Wildlife Department certain land in Travis County, Texas.
SB 360 60-0 (1967) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Department of the State of Texas to convey and the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System to accept for and on behalf of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute certain lands in Bastrop County, Texas, to be used as a science park and for research purposes.
SB 409 60-0 (1967) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to authorizing and directing the Parks and Wildlife Department to expend funds to cities, counties, and school districts in lieu of taxes for Wildlife Management areas.
SB 514 60-0 (1967) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to making an appropriation to the Parks and Wildlife Department for certain construction, expansion, remodeling, and maintenance in the San Jacinto Battleground.
SB 596 60-0 (1967) Author: Cole, Criss | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Galveston Bay Area Authority; relating to the control of water pollution and waste disposal in the Galveston Bay area; prescribing penalties.
SB 597 60-0 (1967) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill" Relating to authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Department to rehabilitate the Copano Bay Causeway as a public fishing pier and recreation area.
SJR 12 60-0 (1967) Author: Hall, Ralph M. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to provide for the issuance and sale of bonds of the State of Texas to create the Texas Park Development Fund to provide for the acquisition of lands for State Park Sites and for developing said sites as State Parks.
HB 70 59-0 (1965) Author: Slider, James Lenoy | et. al. Relating to conservation and development of the natural resources of Texas by increasing opportunities for outdoor recreation; enacting the State Recreation Development Act.
HB 434 59-0 (1965) Author: Haynes, Jr., Clyde | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Department to negotiate reciprocity agreements with other states relating to hunting and fishing license fees.
HB 509 59-0 (1965) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to assenting to the provisions of an Act of Congress entitled the Commercial Fisheries Research and Development Act of 1964 approved May 20,1964.
HB 585 59-0 (1965) Author: Klager, James Edward "Jim" | et. al. Relating to developing outdoor recreation resources and facilities and authorizing state participation in the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965.
HB 948 59-0 (1965) Author: Alaniz, John C. Relating to amending certain Acts defining the powers of the Parks and Wildlife Department.
HCR 146 59-0 (1965)
SB 165 59-0 (1965) Author: Reagan, Bruce A. Relating to designating the Parks and Wildlife Department of the State of Texas as the State Agency to cooperate with the Federal Government in the administration of the "Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965."
SCR 87 59-0 (1965)
SCR 88 59-0 (1965)
SCR 89 59-0 (1965)
SCR 90 59-0 (1965)
SCR 91 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".
SB 394 58-0 (1963) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill" Relating to authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Department to arrange for repairs to the Lavaca Bay Causeway Fishing Pier out of any funds that may be appropriated for that purpose.

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