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Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 148 83-0 (2013) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Sponsor: Paxton, Ken | et. al.
Relating to aid provided to certain voters; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 198 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the correction of voter registration records following a change of address submitted to the United States Postal Service. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1560 83-0 (2013) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to the offense of paying or receiving certain forms of compensation for assisting voters who vote early by mail; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2306 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the permanent authority of certain voters to vote early by mail. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3241 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the civil prosecution of racketeering related to trafficking of persons; providing penalties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 3439 83-0 (2013) Author: Otto, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the representation of a property owner by an agent in a property tax matter. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3704 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the methods that may be used to collect computer equipment for recycling. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 266 82-0 (2011) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the use of address-matching software by certain state agencies. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1679 82-0 (2011) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to aid provided to certain voters; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2449 82-0 (2011) Author: Aliseda, Jose | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the procedures for voting ballots by mail. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2689 82-0 (2011) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to certain inmates entering certain pleas by mail or certain secure electronic transmissions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 1443 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the mailing of notices, decisions, and reports by the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1100 81-0 (2009) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to the date of payment for retail electric services. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 3923 81-0 (2009) Author: Pena, Aaron | et. al. Relating to the method of delivery of notices relating to sworn complaints filed with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 4058 81-0 (2009) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to creating an offense for persons imprisoned or confined in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to use the mail to harm or threaten to harm certain other persons. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4392 81-0 (2009) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to an electronic means for voters to determine the status of ballots submitted by mail. House: Elections Left pending in committee
SB 1807 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Pena, Aaron
Relating to the method of delivery of notices relating to sworn complaints filed with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 478 80-0 (2007) Author: Vo, Hubert | et. al. Relating to the date of payment for retail utility services. House: Regulated Industries Left pending in committee
HB 1211 80-0 (2007) Author: Cook, Robert Relating to vehicles passing certain stationary vehicles engaged in the delivery of United States mail on a highway; providing a penalty. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 54 78-0 (2003) Author: Wolens, Steven | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to certain early voting by mail procedures and to the prevention of voting fraud generally; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 175 78-0 (2003) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the creation of an offense prohibiting the unsolicited transmission of depictions of sexual conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 736 78-0 (2003) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to use of the internal mail system of a governmental agency to deliver political advertising; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1943 78-0 (2003) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the payment of postage on voter registration applications. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1983 78-0 (2003) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to a challenge to a person voting by mail in an election. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2064 78-0 (2003) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to the procedure for returning an application for an early voting ballot. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2354 78-0 (2003) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the time of the local canvass and the counting of certain early voting mail ballots in certain elections. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2914 78-0 (2003) Author: Baxter, Todd | et. al. Relating to certain procedures involving the use of ballots for early voting by mail. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 919 78-0 (2003) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary
Relating to the kinds of mail service that may be used under the public information law to send a notice or any other document to a person. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
SB 1848 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to certain early voting by mail procedures and to the prevention of voting fraud generally; providing criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 710 77-0 (2001) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to voter registration application forms. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1929 77-0 (2001) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to prescription drug benefits under certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2799 77-0 (2001) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to certain procedures for early voting by mail. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 1524 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to notice requirements for certain applicants for certain alcoholic beverage licenses and permits. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 791 76-0 (1999) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to the postal service instructions for return service included on the exterior of an ad valorem tax bill. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 862 76-0 (1999) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to establishing voting by mail as the exclusive method of voting in certain elections. House: Elections Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2031 76-0 (1999) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the process of notifying drivers of license suspension by mail. House: Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2057 76-0 (1999) Author: Yarbrough, Ken
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the form for an application for an early voting ballot to be voted by mail. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HCR 128 76-0 (1999) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Petitioning Congress to pass legislation to strengthen the oversight power and authority of the Postal Rate Commission. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HR 953 76-0 (1999) Author: Burnam, Lon Memorializing Congress to strengthen oversight of the Postal Rate Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HR 1102 76-0 (1999) Author: Alexander, Clyde Promoting awareness of rural mail carriers in Texas. House: Rules & Resolutions Reported enrolled
SB 307 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Hodge, Terri
Relating to the postal service instructions for return service included on the exterior of an ad valorem tax bill. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 436 76-0 (1999) Author: Nixon, Drew
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to a disclosure required in certain offers by mail to purchase mineral or royalty interests. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1268 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Carter, Bill | et. al.
Relating to notice and enforcement by municipalities of violations of certain health and safety statutes and ordinances. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Returned to Calendars Committee
SR 637 76-0 (1999) Author: Jackson, Mike Expressing support for a United States postage stamp that will honor the brave men and women who are wounded while fighting on behalf of our country. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Adopted
SR 1108 76-0 (1999) Author: Fraser, Troy Memorializing the United States Congress to pass legislation to strengthen the oversight power and the authority of the Postal Rate Commission. Received by the Secretary of the Senate
HB 1351 69-0 (1985) Author: Burnett, Dick
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Relating to the arrest, search, and seizure powers of postal inspectors. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HCR 64 69-0 (1985) Author: Shaw, Larry Directing state agencies to use nine-digit ZIP code when possible on presorted mail. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SCR 40 69-0 (1985) Author: Harris, O.H. Directing state agencies to use nine-digit ZIP code when possible on presorted mail. Senate: Finance Reported favorably w/o amendments
HCR 5 69-2 (1986) Author: Shaw, Larry Directing state agencies to use nine-digit zip code when possible on presorted mail. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1218 68-0 (1983) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the arrest, search, and seizure powers of postal inspectors and certain other federal agents and criminal offenses involving damage to or destruction of public mail. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SB 690 66-0 (1979) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to mailout of voter registration applications by voter registrar to postal patrons. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HCR 154 65-0 (1977) Author: Henderson, Don Memorializing Congress to establish post office at Klein, Texas. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SCR 91 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Memorializing Congress to request the United States Postal Service to establish a Post Office at Klein, Texas. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Signed by Governor
SB 457 59-0 (1965) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to amending certain Statutes by adding section relating to acceptance of postmark as evidence of timely making of payments or filing of various documents.
HB 151 55-0 (1957) Author: Saul, Charles Leroy Relating to authorizing all persons, firms, associations, corporations, and all municipalities, counties and other political subdivisions of the State, all State Departments, and State Agencies and boards, and all public officials to use certified mail with return receipt in lieu of registered mail.
HB 246 55-0 (1957) Author: Murray, Menton J. | et. al. Relating to authorizing the use of certified mail in lieu of registered mail.
SB 11 55-0 (1957) Author: Parkhouse, George M. | et. al. Relating to authorizing State departments to use certified mail in lieu of registered mail.
HB 361 52-0 (1951) Author: Stockard, Jerry Todd Relating to amending certain acts providing for the elimination of the requirement that Certificates of Title be mailed by first class mail.
SB 160 48-0 (1943) Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc" Relating to providing for the placing of imprint plates on all state owned postage meters.
SB 207 45-0 (1937) Relating to defining the phrase, "Served by the Sheriff to appear and report for jury service," so as to authorize the Judge drawing the jury to direct that said service may also be made by sending each juror a letter by United States registered mail, notifying him of his jury service.
SB 456 43-0 (1933) Relating to providing for the issuance of warrants for United States postage stamps to be used by boards or departments of the State government, and for the payment of post office box rents by same.
SB 311 42-0 (1931) Author: Oneal, Benjamin Grady "Ben" | et. al. Relating to providing for collectors of taxes to mail notices of tax delinquencies to record owners of lands and lots situated in the county, showing the amount of taxes delinquent on said property.
SB 280 33-0 (1913) Author: Westbrook, Ed Relating to providing for the referendum to qualified voters, whereby the members of any political party residing therein may express their choice for a candidate to be recommended for appointment as postmaster.

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