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HB 371 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to certain restrictions on contributions and expenditures from political funds by a lobbyist; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 427 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the award of attorney's fees incurred in a suit involving unlawful campaign contributions or campaign expenditures. House: General Investigating & Ethics Left pending in committee
HB 464 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the acceptance of political contributions by a member of the Railroad Commission of Texas and of political contributions made in connection with the office of railroad commissioner. House: General Investigating & Ethics Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 505 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to restrictions on lobbyist expenditures from certain political contributions. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 887 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to recusal of a justice of the supreme court or judge of the court of criminal appeals based on political contributions accepted by the justice or judge from a person involved in a case before the justice or judge. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 1085 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig | et. al. Relating to certain prohibitions on contributions and expenditures from political funds by a lobbyist; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 1378 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to restrictions on political contributions and political expenditures by general-purpose political committees. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1379 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the reporting of political contributions and political expenditures by out-of-state political committees. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1384 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to contributions and expenditures made in connection with a campaign for speaker of the house of representatives. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1957 85-0 (2017) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the treatment of political contributions by a person's spouse under the Judicial Campaign Fairness Act. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2465 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to political contributions by corporations and labor organizations to certain political committees. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2471 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to prohibiting political contributions and political expenditures made by certain persons with public funds; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2474 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the electronic filing of certain reports of political contributions and expenditures with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 3305 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to restrictions on certain contributions by persons appointed to public office by the governor; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Received from the House
HB 3816 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the registration as a lobbyist of persons who make certain political contributions. House: General Investigating & Ethics Left pending in committee
HB 3903 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to certain political contributions by judicial candidates and officeholders and certain political committees. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 4036 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the timely filing of reports of political contributions and expenditures; increasing a criminal penalty. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 4211 85-0 (2017) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to the electronic filing of reports of political contributions and expenditures with populous counties. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HJR 112 85-0 (2017) Author: Cook, Byron Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring certain persons or groups to report certain contributions and political expenditures. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 63 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Relating to the electronic filing of reports of political contributions and expenditures and of personal financial statements by certain officeholders and candidates and the content of those statements. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 107 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to rules adopted by the Texas Ethics Commission relating to lobbyists or the reporting of political contributions or expenditures. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 366 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the availability on the Internet of reports of political contributions and expenditures filed in connection with certain county judicial offices. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 505 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al.
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to restrictions on lobbyist expenditures from certain political contributions. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2151 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to certain political contributions by judicial candidates and officeholders and certain political committees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 16 85-1 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the ethics of public servants, including the authority and duties of the Texas Ethics Commission, the regulation of certain contributions and expenditures, and the reporting of political contributions and political expenditures and personal financial information; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 19 85-1 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the making and acceptance of political contributions before, during, or following a special legislative session; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 33 85-1 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to restrictions on certain contributions by persons appointed to public office by the governor; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 238 85-1 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to restrictions on certain contributions by persons appointed to public office by the governor; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 268 85-1 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the making and acceptance of political contributions during a special legislative session; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 333 85-1 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat | et. al. Relating to the timely filing of reports of political contributions and expenditures; increasing a criminal penalty. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HJR 54 85-1 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the governor or a specific-purpose committee for supporting or assisting the governor from accepting political contributions during a special legislative session. House: General Investigating & Ethics Left pending in committee
HB 24 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to political contributions and political expenditures; amending provisions subject to a civil penalty; creating criminal offenses. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 37 84-0 (2015) Author: Cook, Byron | et. al. Relating to the reporting of certain contributions and political expenditures by certain persons; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 38 84-0 (2015) Author: Cook, Byron | et. al. Relating to the duties of nonprofit corporations regarding certain contributions and the disclosure of information relating to those contributions in certain campaign finance reports. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 487 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to certain restrictions on contributions and expenditures from political funds by a lobbyist; creating a criminal offense. House: Elections Considered in Calendars
HB 542 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to an annual state budget and legislative budget sessions in even-numbered years and to political contributions made during a legislative session. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1114 84-0 (2015) Author: Gonzales, Larry
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to the authority with whom certain political committees must file reports of political contributions and expenditures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1405 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to the availability on the Internet of reports of political contributions or expenditures filed in connection with certain offices. House: Government Transparency & Operation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1416 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to recusal of a justice of the supreme court or judge of the court of criminal appeals based on political contributions accepted by the justice or judge from a person involved in a case before the justice or judge. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1532 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to quarterly reporting of political contributions and expenditures by certain candidates, officeholders, and political committees; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Posting rule suspended
HB 1533 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to a restriction on the use of certain political contributions from a single source in the month before an election. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1656 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to public financing of campaigns for appellate judicial offices; providing civil penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1671 84-0 (2015) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to defining terms applicable to groups that accept political contributions or make political expenditures. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1787 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the regulation of political contributions and expenditures. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2034 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to an exemption from the requirement that a legislative caucus file reports of contributions and expenditures if no reportable activity occurs. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3509 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to contributions and expenditures made in connection with a campaign for speaker of the house of representatives. House: General Investigating & Ethics Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3773 84-0 (2015) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to the duties of nonprofit corporations regarding certain contributions and the disclosure of information relating to those contributions in certain campaign finance reports. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4075 84-0 (2015) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to the reporting requirements for a person who makes direct campaign expenditures. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4078 84-0 (2015) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to the disclosure of information relating to certain contributions in certain campaign finance reports. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 254 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the use of brokerage statements to meet certain requirements for reports of political contributions and expenditures. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1299 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to rules adopted by the Texas Ethics Commission relating to lobbyists or the reporting of political contributions or expenditures. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1437 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Relating to the electronic filing of reports of political contributions and expenditures and of personal financial statements by certain officeholders and candidates and the content of those statements; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1528 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to corporate donations to a charity chosen by a political contributor. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1631 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to quarterly reporting of political contributions and expenditures by certain candidates, officeholders, and political committees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1648 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to requirements for the electronic filing of reports of political contributions and expenditures by certain officeholders and candidates. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1683 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the retention of unexpended political contributions by and certain activities and benefits of certain public servants, including current and former members of the legislature. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1969 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to ethics of public servants, including the functions and duties of the Texas Ethics Commission; the regulation of political contributions, political advertising, lobbying, and conduct of public servants; and the reporting of political contributions and expenditures and personal financial information; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1992 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to a restriction on the use of certain political contributions from a single source in the month before an election. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 129 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to recusal of a justice of the supreme court or judge of the court of criminal appeals based on political contributions accepted by the justice or judge from a person involved in a case before the justice or judge. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 136 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to an annual state budget and legislative budget sessions in even-numbered years and to political contributions made during a legislative session. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 146 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to limits on political contributions and expenditures in connection with certain legislative and executive offices; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 195 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the availability on the Internet of reports of political expenditures and contributions filed in connection with certain county and municipal offices. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 769 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to legislative budget sessions in even-numbered years and to reports of political contributions accepted during a budget session. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1035 83-0 (2013) Author: Huberty, Dan
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the filing of reports of political contributions and expenditures and of personal financial statements by certain officeholders and candidates. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1126 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to public financing of campaigns for appellate judicial offices; providing civil penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1422 83-0 (2013) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the reporting in a lobbyist registration of certain persons from whom compensation or reimbursement is received. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1637 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the reporting of political contributions from corporations or labor organizations by certain political parties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1980 83-0 (2013) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to contributions by a corporation or labor organization from an employee or member that are used to assist a political committee; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1999 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to contributions and expenditures of and contribution and expenditure reports filed by specific-purpose political committees; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2088 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to requiring the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas to vote in favor of certain shareholder resolutions. House: Pensions Referred to Pensions
HB 2191 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the regulation of political contributions and expenditures. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2211 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the availability on the Internet of reports of political contributions and expenditures filed in connection with certain county judicial offices. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2505 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to political contribution limits in connection with certain offices of state government. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2737 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to ethics of public servants, including the functions and duties of the Texas Ethics Commission; the regulation of political contributions, political advertising, lobbying, and conduct of public servants; and the reporting of political contributions and expenditures and personal financial information; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3258 83-0 (2013) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to political contributions and expenditures; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HJR 94 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Urging Congress to call a convention to propose amendments to the United States Constitution to address concerns raised by the decision of the United States Supreme Court in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission and related cases and events. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select Referred to Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select
SB 219 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Relating to ethics of public servants, including the functions and duties of the Texas Ethics Commission; the regulation of political contributions, political advertising, lobbying, and conduct of public servants; and the reporting of political contributions and expenditures and personal financial information; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 346 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to reporting requirements of certain persons who do not meet the definition of political committee. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 755 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the filing of reports of political contributions and expenditures and of personal financial statements by certain officeholders and candidates. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 932 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to ethics and accountability of certain public employees, public officers, political contributors, state contractors, and grant recipients; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SCR 33 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Recalling S.B. No. 346 from the house for further consideration. Received from the Senate
HB 156 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to recusal of a justice of the supreme court or judge of the court of criminal appeals based on political contributions accepted by the justice or judge from a person involved in a case before the justice or judge. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 162 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to an annual state budget and legislative budget sessions in even-numbered years and to political contributions made during a legislative session. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 226 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to limits on political contributions and expenditures in connection with certain legislative and executive offices; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 306 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to a disclosure on advertisements made by a general-purpose committee of certain political contributions made to the committee. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 336 82-0 (2011) Author: Marquez, Marisa
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Jose
Relating to the filing and posting on the Internet of reports of political contributions and expenditures required in connection with the office of member of the board of trustees of certain school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 806 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the appointment of a campaign treasurer and filing of reports of political contributions and expenditures by certain candidates. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1094 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the availability on the Internet of reports of political expenditures and contributions filed in connection with certain county and municipal offices. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 1616 82-0 (2011) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the reporting of political contributions, political expenditures, and personal financial information, and to complaints filed with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2359 82-0 (2011) Author: Hopson, Chuck
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to direct campaign expenditures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2986 82-0 (2011) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to political expenditures made by labor organizations; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3319 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to a political party's use of corporate or labor union contributions. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3494 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to voluntary deductions from the wages or salaries of deputy sheriffs for contributions to political committees. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in subcommittee
SB 59 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the provision of assistance by the Texas Ethics Commission in the reporting of political contributions and expenditures made in connection with offices of and measures proposed by local governmental entities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 110 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to ethics and accountability of certain public employees, public officers, political contributors, state contractors, and grant recipients; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 603 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the filing and posting on the Internet of reports of political contributions and expenditures required in connection with the office of member of the board of trustees of certain school districts. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1224 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to contributions made and personal services rendered to public servants. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1445 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the contents of reports of political contributions and expenditures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Elections
SB 1451 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to direct campaign expenditures by corporations and labor organizations. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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
HB 105 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to limits on political contributions and expenditures in connection with certain legislative and executive offices; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 391 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to limits on political contributions and direct campaign expenditures by individuals, partnerships, partners, and limited liability companies; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 477 81-0 (2009) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the use of political contributions to pay a civil penalty imposed by the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 756 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the making or acceptance of political contributions in certain office buildings owned by or leased to the state. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
House adopts conf. comm. report-reported
HB 1359 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the making or acceptance of political contributions in a courthouse; providing penalties. House: Elections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1941 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the election of the commissioner of insurance and qualifications of the commissioner and certain employees of the Texas Department of Insurance; providing civil penalties. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1997 81-0 (2009) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the making of political contributions to and acceptance of political contributions by statewide officers and members of the legislature before and during a special session of the legislature; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 2065 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the applicability of the moratoriums on the acceptance of certain political contributions and caucus contributions to contributions delivered by common or contract carrier. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2511 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Todd | et. al. Relating to political contributions and expenditures; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2525 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Todd
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to political expenditures made by a corporation or labor organization to finance the establishment and administration of a political committee. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2633 81-0 (2009) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon Relating to limits on political contributions and direct campaign expenditures by individuals; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2926 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the appointment of a campaign treasurer and filing of reports of political contributions and expenditures by certain candidates. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3048 81-0 (2009) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the availability on the Internet of reports of political expenditures and contributions filed in connection with certain county and municipal offices. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3146 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to public financing of campaigns for certain judicial offices and to limits on political contributions to and direct campaign expenditures made on behalf of judicial candidates, and officeholders, in connection with certain judicial offices; providing civil penalties. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3178 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to ethics of holders of and candidates for public office, public employees, and lobbyists; providing penalties. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3297 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to an annual state budget and legislative budget sessions in even-numbered years and to political contributions made during a legislative session. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3921 81-0 (2009) Author: Pena, Aaron | et. al. Relating to the filing by political committees of reports of political contributions and expenditures in connection with a runoff election. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3924 81-0 (2009) Author: Pena, Aaron | et. al. Relating to the provision of assistance by the Texas Ethics Commission in the reporting of political contributions and expenditures made in connection with offices of and measures proposed by local governmental entities. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4057 81-0 (2009) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the regulation and reporting of political contributions and expenditures and legislative caucus contributions and expenditures. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 4060 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the period during which a judicial candidate or officeholder may accept political contributions. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 4215 81-0 (2009) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to making a voluntary contribution to a political party when registering a motor vehicle. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 4436 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to the period during which a judicial candidate or officeholder may accept political contributions. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 4444 81-0 (2009) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the election of the speaker of the house of representatives; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4527 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the regulation of political contributions and expenditures by certain political subdivisions; providing penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 4548 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to recusal of a justice of the supreme court or judge of the court of criminal appeals based on political contributions accepted by the justice or judge from a person involved in a case before the justice or judge. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 143 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to limits on political contributions and direct campaign expenditures by individuals; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 246 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to limits on political contributions and direct campaign expenditures by individuals, partnerships, partners, and limited liability companies; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 321 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the filing and posting on the Internet of reports of political contributions and expenditures required in connection with the office of member of the board of trustees of a school district. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 613 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to political contributions and expenditures; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1152 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Relating to the making or acceptance of political contributions in a courthouse; providing penalties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1795 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Pena, Aaron
Relating to the filing by political committees of reports of political contributions and expenditures in connection with a runoff election. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1888 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the reporting by candidates, officeholders, and specific-purpose committees in connection with certain judicial offices of political contributions and expenditures following the end of the period during which those entities may accept political contributions. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2242 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Pena, Aaron
Relating to the provision of assistance by the Texas Ethics Commission in the reporting of political contributions and expenditures made in connection with offices of and measures proposed by local governmental entities. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 89 80-0 (2007) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to an exemption for certain political committees from the imposition of civil penalties for violating requirements for reporting political contributions and expenditures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 110 80-0 (2007) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to limits on political contributions and expenditures in connection with certain legislative and executive offices; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 111 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to limits on political contributions and direct campaign expenditures by individuals, partnerships, partners, and limited liability companies; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 392 80-0 (2007) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to certain political activities by a labor organization or an affiliate of a labor organization that receives state funds; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 647 80-0 (2007) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the making of political contributions to and acceptance of political contributions by statewide officers and members of the legislature before and during a special session of the legislature; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 769 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the manner in which certain reports of political contributions and expenditures must be filed with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1041 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to restrictions on payment of certain loans with political contributions. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1085 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to political contributions and expenditures; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1328 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to political contributions and expenditures; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1381 80-0 (2007) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the date on which certain reports of political contributions and expenditures must be received by the appropriate authority. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1643 80-0 (2007) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to the use of political contributions to make payments in connection with the rental of certain real property. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1696 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the improper use of information contained in a report of political contributions and expenditures; creating an offense. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2021 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to regulations regarding political contributions, expenditures, and advertising; providing a civil penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2172 80-0 (2007) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the acceptance of political contributions by candidates for and holders of state executive and legislative offices and by specific-purpose committees related to those candidates and officeholders and to the reporting of political contributions and expenditures by those candidates, officeholders, and committees and by general-purpose committees; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2194 80-0 (2007) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to the late filing of a special report of political contributions and expenditures; providing a civil penalty. House: Elections Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2195 80-0 (2007) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the time of day by which a report must be filed electronically with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2490 80-0 (2007) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the deadline for filing a personal financial statement by persons appointed to certain state offices. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2491 80-0 (2007) Author: Berman, Leo
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to political expenditures made by a corporation or labor organization to finance the establishment and administration of a political committee. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2492 80-0 (2007) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the applicability of restrictions on corporate political contributions and expenditures to corporations organized under provisions of the Business Organizations Code. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2538 80-0 (2007) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the treatment of professional services for purposes of restricting the use of political contributions or reporting political contributions and expenditures; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2839 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Susan
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the deadline for filing a personal financial statement by persons appointed to certain state offices. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3066 80-0 (2007) Author: Truitt, Vicki | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the use of political contributions to make payments in connection with the rental or purchase of certain real property; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3691 80-0 (2007) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the ethics of public servants. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3869 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to political expenditures made by a corporation to finance the establishment and administration of a political committee. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3902 80-0 (2007) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the use of political contributions to make payments in connection with the rental of certain real property; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3925 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to certain restrictions on contributions and expenditures from political funds by a lobbyist, including penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
SB 64 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Strama, Mark
Relating to the reporting of political contributions accepted or political expenditures made near an election; providing a civil penalty. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 83 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to political contributions and expenditures; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 115 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to certain political activities by a labor organization or an affiliate of a labor organization that receives state funds; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 250 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to limits on political contributions and direct campaign expenditures by individuals; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 423 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to limits on political contributions and direct campaign expenditures by individuals, partnerships, partners, and limited liability companies; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 921 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to public financing of campaigns for legislative or executive office and to limits on political contributions to and direct campaign expenditures made on behalf of candidates, officeholders, and political committees in connection with legislative or executive offices; providing civil penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1191 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to special reports filed with the Texas Ethics Commission by certain candidates and political committees after receiving large political contributions from a person. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1195 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to restrictions on the use of political contributions by certain state officers; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 73 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to restrictions on payment of certain loans with political contributions. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 350 79-0 (2005) Author: Hochberg, Scott
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the filing of certain reports of political contributions and expenditures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 906 79-0 (2005) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the making, authorization, and acceptance of political contributions in certain state buildings; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1071 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the format in which certain reports of political contributions and expenditures are filed. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1104 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to limits on political contributions and direct campaign expenditures by individuals; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1348 79-0 (2005) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to political contributions and expenditures; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 1647 79-0 (2005) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the appointment of a campaign treasurer and the filing of reports by a political party's county executive committee that accepts or makes a certain amount of political contributions or expenditures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1664 79-0 (2005) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the reporting of political contributions and expenditures by certain political committees. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1800 79-0 (2005) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to corrected reports, registrations, and statements filed with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1953 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the manner in which certain reports of political contributions and expenditures must be filed with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2249 79-0 (2005) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the reporting of loans made for political campaign or officeholder purposes. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2250 79-0 (2005) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to restricting the making and acceptance of political contributions near an election; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2937 79-0 (2005) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to limits on political contributions and expenditures in connection with certain legislative and executive offices; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3148 79-0 (2005) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to civil liability for violations of law involving the making, acceptance, or reporting of political contributions and expenditures. House: Elections Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 3167 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the reporting of political contributions and expenditures by certain political committees. House: Elections Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3210 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the regulation of political contributions and expenditures made by professional corporations. House: Elections Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 3220 79-0 (2005) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to additional reporting requirements for political contributions and expenditures in regard to certain constitutional amendment elections. House: Elections Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 3291 79-0 (2005) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to political contributions and expenditures; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 3296 79-0 (2005) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to authorizing a general-purpose political committee to conduct a raffle to raise money for political purposes. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3347 79-0 (2005) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to certain political contributions and expenditures; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Recalled from subcommittee
HB 3380 79-0 (2005) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the laws administered by the Texas Ethics Commission for the fair conduct of elections and election campaigns; providing penalties. House: Elections Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
SB 649 79-0 (2005) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to political contributions and expenditures; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 1161 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to corrected reports, registrations, and statements filed with the Texas Ethics Commission. Senate: Administration Reported engrossed
SB 1277 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to political expenditures made by a corporation to finance the establishment and administration of a political committee. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1350 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to campaign finance reporting. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1493 79-0 (2005) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the laws administered by the Texas Ethics Commission for the fair conduct of elections and election campaigns; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Considered in public hearing
HB 110 79-3 (2006) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to limits on political contributions and direct campaign expenditures by individuals; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 145 79-3 (2006) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to limits on political contributions and direct campaign expenditures by individuals, partnerships, partners, and limited liability companies; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 52 78-0 (2003) Author: Wolens, Steven | et. al. Relating to a limitation on the acceptance of campaign contributions by candidates for judicial office. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 266 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to restrictions on payment of certain loans with political contributions. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 283 78-0 (2003) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to the making of political contributions to or the acceptance of political contributions by statewide officeholders and members of the legislature during the period in which the governor may veto a bill. House: Elections Subcommittee members named
HB 310 78-0 (2003) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the financing of campaigns for certain local government offices; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 952 78-0 (2003) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the date on which the moratorium on making or accepting political contributions before or during a regular legislative session begins. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 999 78-0 (2003) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to electronic reporting of political contributions and expenditures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1335 78-0 (2003) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the authority of certain political subdivisions to regulate political campaigns; providing a penalty. House: Elections Subcommittee members named
HB 1501 78-0 (2003) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to the filing of campaign treasurer appointments and reports of political contributions and expenditures by candidates for, holders of, and specific-purpose committees for supporting or opposing candidates for or assisting holders of county, precinct, and certain district offices. House: Elections Subcommittee members named
HB 1513 78-0 (2003) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to salary deductions from public school employees for political purposes; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1550 78-0 (2003) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to certain restrictions on the use of labor union dues; providing penalties. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 1579 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the regulation of certain political contributions, political expenditures, and political advertising; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1580 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to limits on political contributions to and direct campaign expenditures made on behalf of certain candidates, officeholders, and political committees; providing civil penalties. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1581 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the reporting of information relating to the occupation and employer of persons making certain political contributions or contributions to legislative caucuses. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1582 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to nonpartisan elections for statewide judicial office, to the regulation of political contributions and expenditures in connection with statewide judicial office, and to the public financing of campaigns for statewide judicial office; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1583 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the regulation of political contributions to certain judicial candidates. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1602 78-0 (2003) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the availability on the Internet of electronic reports of political contributions and expenditures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1606 78-0 (2003) Author: Wolens, Steven
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to ethics of public servants, including the functions and duties of the Texas Ethics Commission; the regulation of political contributions, political advertising, lobbying, and conduct of public servants; and the reporting of political contributions and personal financial information; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Ethics, Select
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1991 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to the definition of a contribution for purposes of the regulation and reporting of political contributions. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2158 78-0 (2003) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the regulation of political contributions to judicial candidates and officeholders. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2195 78-0 (2003) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the regulation and reporting of certain political contributions, political expenditures, and political advertising. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2196 78-0 (2003) Author: Farabee, David Relating to limits on political contributions to and direct expenditures made on behalf of legislative candidates, officeholders, and political committees supporting or opposing such candidates; providing civil penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2269 78-0 (2003) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to an annual state budget and legislative budget sessions in even-numbered years and to political contributions made during a legislative session. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3096 78-0 (2003) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the penalty for the failure to timely file a report of political contributions and expenditures with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report printed and distributed
HCR 295 78-0 (2003) Author: Wolens, Steven
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections to H.B. No. 1606. Signed by the Governor
HCR 297 78-0 (2003) Author: Hartnett, Will Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections to H.B. No. 1606. Tabled
HJR 13 78-0 (2003) Author: Wolens, Steven | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting judicial candidates from accepting political contributions except during the year preceding and the six months following an election and changing the terms of office of certain justices and judges. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 168 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to electronic reporting of political contributions and expenditures for certain candidates and officeholders. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 244 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Puente, Robert
Relating to the making of political contributions to or the acceptance of political contributions by statewide officeholders and members of the legislature during the period in which the governor may veto a bill. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 649 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the reporting of political contributions and expenditures. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1616 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to expenditures for certain advertising that identifies a candidate; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1850 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to civil penalties for violations of certain reporting requirements relating to political contributions and expenditures. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the regulation of certain political contributions, political expenditures, and political advertising; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 3 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to limits on political contributions to and direct campaign expenditures made on behalf of certain candidates, officeholders, and political committees; providing civil penalties. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to nonpartisan elections for statewide judicial office, to the regulation of political contributions and expenditures in connection with statewide judicial office, and to the public financing of campaigns for statewide judicial office; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Judicial Affairs Subcommittee members named
HB 167 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the regulation of political contributions to certain unopposed judicial candidates; providing a civil penalty. House: Judicial Affairs Subcommittee members named
HB 407 77-0 (2001) Author: Denny, Mary
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the reporting of certain political contributions made in connection with a statewide office. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 441 77-0 (2001) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the disposition of unexpended political contributions. House: Elections Subcommittee members named
HB 442 77-0 (2001) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to limits on certain political contributions and to disclosure limits in the reporting of political contributions and expenditures. House: Elections Subcommittee members named
HB 552 77-0 (2001) Author: Mowery, Anna Relating to limits on political contributions to and direct campaign expenditures made on behalf of certain candidates, officeholders, and political committees; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Subcommittee members named
HB 582 77-0 (2001) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to the filing of reports of political contributions and expenditures by holders of and candidates for certain offices in counties over 500,000. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 589 77-0 (2001) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to the disqualification or recusal of a judge or justice in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 654 77-0 (2001) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to limiting the period for making or accepting certain political contributions before a regular legislative session. House: Elections Subcommittee members named
HB 708 77-0 (2001) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al. Relating to the reporting of certain political contributions and political expenditures; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1286 77-0 (2001) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the use of funds raised for federal office in connection with an office of state government; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1353 77-0 (2001) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the regulation of political contributions and political expenditures for legislative office. House: Elections Subcommittee members named
HB 1956 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to restrictions on payment of certain loans with political contributions. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2359 77-0 (2001) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to permitting political contributions and expenditures generated from certain funds of certain labor organizations. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2433 77-0 (2001) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to reporting of legislative advertising; providing criminal and civil penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2434 77-0 (2001) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the reporting of offers of money made to candidates, officeholders, and political committees. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2435 77-0 (2001) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain political contributions and political expenditures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2504 77-0 (2001) Author: Danburg, Debra
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to clarifying certain provisions of the law regulating political funds and campaigns. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2526 77-0 (2001) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to political activity of and political contributions made by certain persons to members of or candidates for the State Board of Education. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3065 77-0 (2001) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to political contributions to and conflicts of interest of members of governing bodies and employees of state agencies and former members or employees; providing criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3287 77-0 (2001) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the reporting of certain political contributions and political expenditures. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3496 77-0 (2001) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to political contributions to candidates for and members of the State Board of Education; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 6 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al. Relating to the fair conduct of elections and election campaigns; providing penalties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Elections
SB 124 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry
Relating to electronic reporting of political contributions and expenditures for certain candidates and officeholders. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 423 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the use of funds raised for federal office in connection with an office of state government; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 720 77-0 (2001) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to regulating certain political contributions made by judicial candidates and officeholders. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 822 77-0 (2001) Author: West, Royce Relating to the regulation of political contributions to judicial candidates and officeholders. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
No action taken in committee
SB 823 77-0 (2001) Author: West, Royce Relating to the regulation of political contributions to certain judicial candidates. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 1277 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to political contributions to candidates for and members of the State Board of Education; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1499 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to implementation of annual legislative sessions, to allowing for an annual budget, and to political contributions made during a legislative session. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the regulation of certain political contributions, political expenditures, and political advertising; providing civil penalties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Point of order sustained
HB 10 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al. Relating to nonpartisan elections for statewide judicial office, to the regulation of political contributions and expenditures in connection with statewide judicial office, and to the public financing of campaigns for statewide judicial office; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 218 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to regulating and reporting certain political contributions and certain political expenditures and to regulating certain political advertising; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 403 76-0 (1999) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the making and acceptance of political contributions immediately before a regular legislative session convenes. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 407 76-0 (1999) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to certain restrictions on the use of labor union dues; providing penalties. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 776 76-0 (1999) Author: Bosse, Fred Relating to limiting political contributions for certain offices; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1039 76-0 (1999) Author: Rangel, Irma Relating to the appointment of members of the governing board of a state university or university system. House: Higher Education Considered in Calendars
HB 1158 76-0 (1999) Author: Mowery, Anna Relating to limits on political contributions to and direct campaign expenditures made on behalf of certain candidates, officeholders, and political committees; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1215 76-0 (1999) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the reporting of offers of money made to candidates, officeholders, and political committees. House: Elections Considered in Calendars
HB 1421 76-0 (1999) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to limits on certain political contributions and to disclosure limits in the reporting of political contributions and expenditures. House: Elections Considered in Calendars
HB 1724 76-0 (1999) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to contracts for professional services in certain counties; providing a civil penalty. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1835 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to restrictions on payment of certain loans with political contributions. House: Elections Considered in Calendars
HB 1893 76-0 (1999) Author: Averitt, Kip | et. al. Relating to limiting the period for making or accepting certain contributions before a regular legislative session. House: Elections Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 1955 76-0 (1999) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the disposition of unexpended political contributions. House: Elections Considered in Calendars
HB 1958 76-0 (1999) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to reporting of certain political contributions; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1959 76-0 (1999) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to certain reports of political contributions and expenditures by candidates. House: Elections Considered in Calendars
HB 2003 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to limiting the period for making or accepting certain contributions before a regular legislative session. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 2131 76-0 (1999) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to the disqualification of a judge or justice in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2221 76-0 (1999) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the regulation of certain political contributions by candidates; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 2222 76-0 (1999) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the regulation of certain political contributions by candidates; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 2225 76-0 (1999) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the regulation of certain political contributions and political expenditures; providing a civil penalty. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 2385 76-0 (1999) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to reporting of certain legislative advertising; providing criminal and civil penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2436 76-0 (1999) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to procedures for and access to reports of political contributions and expenditures; providing a civil penalty. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 2494 76-0 (1999) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the reporting of political expenditures. House: Elections Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 2611 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al.
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to electronic reporting of certain political contributions and political expenditures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2612 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to reporting of political contributions and expenditures by certain out-of-state political committees. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 2716 76-0 (1999) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to certain reports of political contributions and expenditures by candidates. House: Elections Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2784 76-0 (1999) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to extending the period for making or accepting political contributions before a regular legislative session in certain circumstances. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 3049 76-0 (1999) Author: Counts, David Relating to prohibiting certain agreements between economic development corporations and persons engaged in certain political activities; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 3140 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to participation in certain decisions by state officers; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3202 76-0 (1999) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to public access to reports of political contributions and expenditures on the Internet. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 3205 76-0 (1999) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to reporting of certain political contributions; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3325 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to reporting of political contributions and expenditures by certain out-of-state political committees. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 3461 76-0 (1999) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain political contributions and political expenditures; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 3592 76-0 (1999) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to reporting of certain political contributions; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
SB 418 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to procedures for and access to reports of political contributions and expenditures; providing a civil penalty. Senate: State Affairs Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 895 76-0 (1999) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to reporting of political contributions and expenditures and to civil penalties for late reports. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 909 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to reporting of political contributions and expenditures by certain out-of-state political committees. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 972 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to procedures for and access to reports of political contributions and expenditures. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1699 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to regulating and reporting certain political contributions and certain political expenditures and to regulating certain political advertising; providing criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1865 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to regulating and reporting certain political contributions and political expenditures; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1439 70-0 (1987) Author: Perry, Rick Relating to authorizing corporations and labor organizations to make limited political contributions to candidates for office-holders. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1813 70-0 (1987) Author: Hilbert, Paul Relating to campaign treasurer appointments, statements of organization, and statements of political contributions and expenditures filed under Title 15, Election Code; to making, accepting, and using political contributions and expenditures; to rates charged for certain political advertising; and to the authority of the secretary of state in administering Title 15, Election Code; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1818 70-0 (1987) Author: Hilbert, Paul
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to a revision of Title 15 of the Election Code regulating political funds and campaigns; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 2159 70-0 (1987) Author: Perry, Rick Relating to limitations on political contributions. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2366 70-0 (1987) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to donations made to political parties by corporations and labor organizations; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Transferred to Calendars Committee
HB 2367 70-0 (1987) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to statements of political contributions and expenditures filed by candidates for the legislature or statewide office before a regular legislative session is convened. House: Elections Pending in committee
HB 2388 70-0 (1987) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to a revision of Title 15 of the Election Code regulating political funds and campaigns; providing penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2396 70-0 (1987) Author: Patronella, David Relating to political contributions involving certain judicial offices; amending Title 15, Election Code, by adding Section 251.0051 and 251.0052. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 2397 70-0 (1987) Author: Patronella, David Relating to the limitation of campaign contributions to candidates for state judicial offices; providing criminal and civil penalties; and amending the Texas Election Code by adding Section 251.020. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 2550 70-0 (1987) Author: Williamson, Richard Relating to limitations on political contributions to candidates for certain judicial offices and persons holding those offices. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
SB 42 70-0 (1987) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to contributions and reporting of contributions in campaigns involving certain judicial offices; amending Title 15, Election Code, by adding Section 251.0051 and amending Subsection (d) of Section 251.011, Election Code, as amended. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably with substitute
SB 184 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to a revision of Title 15 of the Election Code regulating political funds and campaigns; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 465 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Chet
Sponsor: Hilbert, Paul
Relating to a revision of Title 15 of the Election Code regulating political funds and campaigns; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 553 70-0 (1987) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to political contributions involving certain judicial offices. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 722 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John Relating to political contributions. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 759 70-0 (1987) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to authorizing corporations and labor organizations to make limited political contributions to certain candidates, office-holders, or political committees. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 318 69-0 (1985) Author: Gibson, Bruce
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to exempting unopposed candidates from filing reports required to be filed within 48 hours of accepting certain contributions. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1230 69-0 (1985) Author: Hollowell, Bill Relating to the prohibition on the personal use of political contributions accepted by a candidate or officeholder. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1389 69-0 (1985) Author: Wolens, Steven
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to prohibiting the imposition of penalties for the late filing of inconsequential amendments to sworn statements of political contributions and expenditures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1580 69-0 (1985) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to authorizing corporations to make political contributions to candidates and officeholders. House: Elections 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2338 69-0 (1985) Author: Blanton, Bill | et. al. Relating to a revision of Chapter 14 of the Texas Election Code regulating political funds and campaigns; providing penalties. House: Elections 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 429 69-0 (1985) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to political contributions involving certain judicial offices; adding a new Section 239e to Chapter 14, Texas Election Code, as amended. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably with substitute
SB 645 69-0 (1985) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to reporting of contributions in campaigns for judicial office; adding Subsection (C-2) to Section 243 of the Texas Election Code, as amended (Article 14.07, Vernon's Texas Election Code). Senate: State Affairs Record vote
SB 1068 69-0 (1985) Author: Edwards, Chet
Sponsor: Hackney, Clint
Relating to a revision of Chapter 14 of the Texas Election Code regulating political funds and campaigns; providing penalties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 1143 69-0 (1985) Author: Montford, John Relating to limitations on political contributions. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 137 68-0 (1983) Author: Gibson, Bruce
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to the making and reporting of political contributions and expenditures before an election. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 987 68-0 (1983) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to the personal use of political contributions; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1213 68-0 (1983) Author: Smith, Terral
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to political contributions involving certain judicial offices. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to subcommittee
HB 1559 68-0 (1983) Author: Gandy, Charles Relating to the information required in a candidate's report regarding political contributions received and expenditures made by a political committee on behalf of the candidate. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1595 68-0 (1983) Author: Patronella, David Relating to the reporting of certain information regarding persons making political contributions. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1597 68-0 (1983) Author: Patronella, David Relating to limitations on political contributions. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1890 68-0 (1983) Author: Hill, Gerald Relating to limits on political contributions involving certain judicial offices. House: Elections Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 2291 68-0 (1983) Author: Gandy, Charles Relating to limitations on political contributions. House: State Affairs See remarks
SB 42 68-0 (1983) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Gibson, Bruce
Relating to the making and accepting of political contributions and expenditures by a candidate or a political committee and the filing of a statement of organization; making special provisions for reports by legislative candidates or certain specific purpose committees during and after the ninth day before election day. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 511 68-0 (1983) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the reporting and acceptance of certain political contributions. Senate: State Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 949 68-0 (1983) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to limitations on political contributions. Senate: State Affairs See remarks
SB 1043 68-0 (1983) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to revision of the political funds reporting and disclosure law and to regulation of the ethical conduct of public servants; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 1099 68-0 (1983) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to the reporting of information regarding political expenditures and contributions and designation and duties of a principal campaign treasurer. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 1101 68-0 (1983) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to the reporting of certain information regarding persons making political contributions. Senate: State Affairs See remarks
SB 1103 68-0 (1983) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to the information required in a candidate's report regarding political contributions received and expenditures made by a political committee on behalf of the candidate. Senate: State Affairs See remarks
SB 1129 68-0 (1983) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to limitations on political contributions. Senate: State Affairs See remarks
HB 626 67-0 (1981) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the form in which campaign contributions may be made. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 772 67-0 (1981) Author: Pennington, Randy Relating to entities that are authorized to make campaign contributions and expenditures for or against candidates. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 777 67-0 (1981) Author: Emmett, Ed Relating to the form in which political contributions may be made. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1302 67-0 (1981) Author: Hill, Gerald Relating to the return of unaccepted political contributions. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1390 67-0 (1981) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to disclosure of information by political committees. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1563 67-0 (1981) Author: Shaw, Larry Relating to the contents of monthly political contribution and expenditure statements filed by general purpose political committees. House: Elections Comm. report printed & sent to Comm. on Local & Consent Cal.
HB 1620 67-0 (1981) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to political contributions by corporations and labor organizations in certain elections. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1709 67-0 (1981) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to the purposes for which political contributions may be used and to reporting requirements. House: Elections Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1710 67-0 (1981) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to the form and reporting of political contributions and expenditures. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1711 67-0 (1981) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to the information required in the reporting of political contributions by political committees. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1713 67-0 (1981) Author: Hill, Gerald Relating to the definition of candidate for purposes of reporting political funds by candidates. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1714 67-0 (1981) Author: Garcia, Matt Relating to the definitions of contribution and expenditure for purposes of political funds reporting by officeholders. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1716 67-0 (1981) Author: Peveto, Wayne Relating to periods in which political contributions to certain officeholders are prohibited. House: Elections Coauthor authorized
HB 1718 67-0 (1981) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to limitations on political contributions. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1790 67-0 (1981) Author: Horn, Jim
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to the notice of intent to file monthly political contribution and expenditure statements by a general purpose political committee. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1903 67-0 (1981) Author: Clayton, Bill
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to the making, accepting, and reporting of political contributions and expenditures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 386 67-0 (1981) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to the information required in the reporting of political contributions by political committees and candidates or officeholders and in notices to candidates or officeholders. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on Elections
SB 647 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the creation of an offense and penalty for using information contained in political contribution and expenditure statements for commercial purposes. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on Elections
SB 818 67-0 (1981) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to political contribution by corporations and labor organizations in certain elections. Senate: State Affairs Received from the Senate
SB 846 67-0 (1981) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the form and reporting of political contributions and expenditures. Senate: State Affairs No action taken
SB 847 67-0 (1981) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to periods in which political contributions to certain officeholders are prohibited; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs No action taken
SB 879 67-0 (1981) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to the disclosure of certain information about payments made from contributions on political contribution and expenditure statements filed by candidates and officeholders on their behalf. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on Elections
HB 566 66-0 (1979) Author: Waters, Ron Relating to a limitation on certain political contributions. House: Elections Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 891 66-0 (1979) Author: Waters, Ron Relating to reporting of certain campaign contributions in the form of loans. House: Elections Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 1585 66-0 (1979) Author: Bode, Mary Jane Relating to honoraria and appreciation benefits paid to public servants. House: Elections Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 1664 66-0 (1979) Author: Hill, Gerald Relating to the information required in the reporting of political contributions. House: Elections Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 1899 66-0 (1979) Author: Lalor, Lance Relating to reporting and disclosure of political funds; providing penalties. House: Elections Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 415 66-0 (1979) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to limitation on certain political contributions. Senate: State Affairs Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 1040 66-0 (1979) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to information required in the reporting of political contributions. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 640 65-0 (1977) Author: Lalor, Lance Relating to the conduct and financing of political campaigns for elective public offices and for the office of state chairman of a political party, and to the financing of office-related activities of public officers that are not financed with public funds; amending the Texas Election Code, as ameneded, in the following respects. House: Elections Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1315 65-0 (1977) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt An act pertaining to the reporting of contributions and expenditures in political campaigns; authorizing general purpose political committees to file monthly reports in lieu of other required by law; regulating the making and reporting of contributions by corporations or labor organizations to political committees for the establishment and administration thereof; providing for severability. House: Elections Referred to Committee on Calendars
HB 1583 65-0 (1977) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt Correcting invalidities, and ambiguities in the Texas Election Code and providing an optional filing method for general purpose political committees. House: Elections Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
SB 82 65-0 (1977) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to information required in the reporting of political contributions. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 177 65-0 (1977) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to the prohibition of certain acts by individuals, corporations, and labor organizations relating to political contributions. Senate: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 451 65-0 (1977) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Hale, L. DeWitt
Amending the Political Funds Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1975 (Chapter 14, Texas Election Code) and conforming other provisions of the Texas Election Code to those amendments. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
90 Day Bill
SB 1146 65-0 (1977) Author: McKnight, Peyton Relating to political contributions and expenditures by corporations and labor unions. Senate: State Affairs Consideration withdrawn
SB 1247 65-0 (1977) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to prohibiting campaign contributions to judges and judicial candidates by lawyers, groups of lawyers, bar associations, and other organizations requiring a law degree or law license as a prerequisite to membership and providing a penalty for violation. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably substituted
HB 4 64-0 (1975) Author: Bynum, Ben
Sponsor: Meier, Bill
Regulating and requiring the reporting of contributions and expenditures in behalf of or in opposition to candidates for nomination or election to public offices or in behalf of or in opposition to measures submitted to the voters; regulating and requiring the reporting of contributions to or for public officeholders and the expenditure of such contributions by or on behalf of the officeholders; regulating political advertising and other campaign communications; containing both civil and criminal penalties for violations; making an appropriation; providing for severability. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days
HB 1043 64-0 (1975) Author: Lary, Camm Relating to the regulation and reporting of campaign contributions and expenditures in behalf of or in opposition to candidates for nomination or election to public office or in behalf of or in opposition to measures submitted to the voters, and to the regulation of political advertising; containing both civil and criminal penalties for violations. House: Elections Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 1225 64-0 (1975) Author: Wyatt, Jr., Joe Limiting campaign contributions and expenditures with respect to candidates for certain offices and with respect to certain political committees, and regulating the handling and reporting of the contributions and expenditures. House: Elections Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 766 64-0 (1975) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to the regulating and reporting of campaign contributions and expenditures in behalf of or in opposition to candidates for nomination or election to public office or in behalf of or in opposition to measures submitted to the voters, and to the regulation of political advertising. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on Elections
SB 971 64-0 (1975) Author: Hance, Kent Limiting campaign contributions and expenditures with respect to candidates for certain offices and with respect to certain political committees, and regulating the handling and reporting of the contributions and expenditures. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 4 63-0 (1973) Author: Bynum, Ben
Sponsor: Meier, Bill
Regulating campaign contributions and expenditures and political advertising in behalf of or in opposition to candidates for nomination or election to public offices or in behalf of or in opposition to measures submitted to the voters; containing both civil and criminal penalties for violations. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
HB 1550 63-0 (1973) Author: Harris, Ed Regulating campaign contributions and expenditures on behalf of or in opposition to candidates for nomination or election to statewide public offices; containing both civil and criminal penalties for violations; amending the Texas Election Code by amending Section 238 (Article 14.02, Vernon's Texas Election Code) and by adding Section 240a; and declaring an emergency. House: Elections Subcommittee hearing date
SB 68 63-0 (1973) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to recording and reporting of campaign contributions and expenditures by candidates for public office. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Sent to subcommittee
SB 150 62-0 (1971) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to regulation of and reporting of campaign contributions and campaign expenditures; containing penal provisions.
SB 682 62-0 (1971) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to requiring the reporting and recording of information concerning all political contributions over the amount of $100 and expenditures to influence elections and political decisions over the amount of $25.
SB 375 61-0 (1969) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to amending the Texas Election Code relative to regulation of and reporting of campaign contributions and campaign expenditures; containing penal provisions.
HB 363 59-0 (1965) Author: Green, Howard Lemuel Relating to reports of campaign contributions; amending the Texas Election Code.
HB 419 55-0 (1957) Author: Sandahl, Jr., Charles L. | et. al. Relating to repealing certain Articles of the Penal Code relative to election campaign expenditures and statements.
HB 113 54-0 (1955) Author: Sandahl, Jr., Charles L. | et. al. Relating to amending the Election Code of the State of Texas relating to statements of campaign contributions and expenditures to be filed by candidates.
HB 258 53-0 (1953) Author: Hull, Henry A. "Salty" Relating to amending the Texas Election Code.
HB 641 33-0 (1913) Author: Buchanan, James Paul Relating to amending Article 257 of the Penal Code to apply the provisions of said article to all persons and corporations required to obtain a permit or a license to do business.
HB 416 30-0 (1907) Relating to prohibiting contributions of any money, or its equivalent, by corporations for the purpose of aiding or defeating the election of any candidate for the office of Representative to Congress of the United States, Presidential or Vice Presidential Electors from this State, or for any State, district, county or precinct office in this State, or the success or defeat of any political measure submitted to a vote of the people of this State, and providing penalties therefor.

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