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HB 2412 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to service of process in this state. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2826 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to partnerships, limited liability companies, and other domestic and foreign entities and to series of limited liability companies and foreign entities. House: Business & Industry Laid on the table subject to call
SB 43 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Murr, Andrew
Relating to the Judicial Branch Certification Commission; authorizing fees; providing penalties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1517 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Oliveira, René
Relating to partnerships, limited liability companies, and other domestic and foreign entities and to series of limited liability companies and foreign entities. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 241 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to substituted service of citation through a social media presence. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1806 84-0 (2015) Author: Tinderholt, Tony Relating to service of process in this state. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3459 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to service of process in this state. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3849 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to the liability of a person granting access to a gated community to a process server. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
SB 1022 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to an unsworn declaration made by a private process server in the performance of the server's job duties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 233 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the creation of the offense of obstruction of or retaliation against a process server. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 532 83-0 (2013) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al. Relating to the creation of the offense of obstruction of or retaliation against a process server. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1391 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to service of process in this state. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1861 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to service of process on certain public officials. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2064 83-0 (2013) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to an unsworn declaration made by an employee of a state agency or political subdivision or a private process server in the performance of the employee's or server's job duties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Considered in Calendars
HB 2065 83-0 (2013) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to the creation of the offense of obstruction of or retaliation against a process server. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2066 83-0 (2013) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to the process server review board. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2067 83-0 (2013) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to the liability of a person granting access to a gated community to a process server. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Considered in Calendars
HB 3036 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the abolishment of the process server review board. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 952 82-0 (2011) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the creation of the offense of obstruction of or retaliation against a process server. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 962 82-0 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Jose
Relating to rules regarding return of service. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 1/1/12
HB 1381 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the service of civil process on an inmate of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1614 82-0 (2011) Author: Gooden, Lance | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to fees for process server certification. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2047 82-0 (2011) Author: Lewis, Tryon
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to service of process at the registered office of certain registered agents. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3648 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John Relating to state fiscal matters related to the judiciary. House: Appropriations Postponed
HB 3662 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John Relating to fees for process server certification. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 1512 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to fees for process server certification. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1582 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to state fiscal matters related to the judiciary. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Reported favorably as substituted
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 397 81-0 (2009) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to rules regarding return of service. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1069 81-0 (2009) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to service of process in this state. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1075 81-0 (2009) Author: Frost, Stephen Relating to service of process at the registered office of certain registered agents. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1076 81-0 (2009) Author: Frost, Stephen Relating to the creation of the offense of obstruction of or retaliation against a process server. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
SB 1276 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the regulation of service of process; providing criminal and administrative penalties. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 1388 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to process server certification and the establishment of a certification division within the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
SB 1660 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to a defense to prosecution for the offense of criminal trespass for process servers. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 2197 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Harless, Patricia
Relating to fees paid to a constable for serving civil process. House: County Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1305 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will | et. al.
Relating to service of process; creating a penalty. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1645 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to who may serve process in this state. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 2491 79-0 (2005) Author: Puente, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the administration and collection of ad valorem taxes, including the transfer of an ad valorem tax lien and a contract for foreclosure of an ad valorem tax lien; amending, correcting, and clarifying the Tax Code, Property Code, and Civil Practice and Remedies Code. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 165 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to the regulation of private process servers; providing penalties. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 666 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the regulation of service of process; providing criminal and administrative penalties. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1741 78-0 (2003) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to the regulation of private process servers; providing penalties. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
SB 1309 78-0 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the regulation of private process servers; providing penalties. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 3484 77-0 (2001) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to forwarding process served upon the secretary of state. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 1319 77-0 (2001) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt
Relating to forwarding process served on the secretary of state. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1309 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the regulation of private process servers; providing penalties. House: Judicial Affairs Considered in Calendars
SB 117 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the regulation of private process servers; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1200 75-0 (1997) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the regulation of private process servers; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 173 74-0 (1995) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to regulation of private process servers; providing penalties. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 4 73-0 (1993) Author: Carona, John Relating to the offenses of aggravated assault and deadly assault on a municipal or county officer or employee who is authorized to issue citations or serve process. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported from s/c favorably as substituted
HB 35 73-0 (1993) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to regulation of private process servers; providing penalties. House: Judicial Affairs Considered in Calendars
SB 447 73-0 (1993) Author: Lucio, Eddie Relating to regulation of private process servers; providing penalties. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SCR 48 73-0 (1993) Author: Montford, John Requesting the speaker of the house of representatives and the lieutenant governor to create a joint interim committee to study private process servers. Senate: Administration Laid on table subject to call in committee
HB 282 72-0 (1991) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to persons authorized to serve citation. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 984 72-0 (1991) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to regulation of private process servers; providing penalties. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 29 72-0 (1991) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to regulation of private process servers; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1305 72-0 (1991) Author: Lucio, Eddie Relating to persons authorized to serve citation. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 767 71-0 (1989) Author: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis Relating to service of process on nonresidents who engage in business in this state. House: Business & Commerce Pending in committee
HB 861 71-0 (1989) Author: Smith, Dalton Relating to the personal service of citation or other civil process. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 963 71-0 (1989) Author: Hill, Patricia Relating to regulation of private process servers; providing penalties. House: Judicial Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 521 71-0 (1989) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the personal service of citation or other civil process. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 617 71-0 (1989) Author: Washington, Craig
Sponsor: Hill, Patricia
Relating to regulation of private process servers; providing penalties. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Returned to committee
HCR 23 71-1 (1989) Author: Hill, Patricia Requesting the Supreme Court to establish standards for private process servers. House: Judicial Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 513 70-0 (1987) Author: Shaw, Larry Relating to regulation of private process servers; providing penalties. House: County Affairs Coauthor authorized
HB 2298 70-0 (1987) Author: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis Relating to service of process on nonresidents. House: Judicial Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2453 70-0 (1987) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to the mandatory assigments of certain personnel in certain district courts of Harris county. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 187 70-0 (1987) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to regulation of private process servers; providing penalties. Senate: Jurisprudence Left as pending business in comm.
SB 250 70-0 (1987) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to regulation of private process servers; providing a penalty. Senate: Jurisprudence Motion withdrawn
SB 357 70-0 (1987) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Taylor, M.A.
Relating to service of process on certain insurers. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
SB 373 70-0 (1987) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis
Relating to the service of process on nonresident administrator, executor, guardian, heir, or personal representative of a nonresident. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 613 69-0 (1985) Author: Shaw, Larry Relating to regulation of private process servers; providing penalties. House: Law Enforcement Reported unfavorably
SB 360 69-0 (1985) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to regulation of private process servers; providing penalties. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 649 68-0 (1983) Author: Shaw, Larry Relating to regulation of private process servers. House: State Affairs Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
HB 1429 68-0 (1983) Author: Green, Gene Relating to service of process in a civil suit. House: Law Enforcement Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1435 68-0 (1983) Author: Salinas, Froy Relating to the registration of certain persons who serve civil process. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 253 68-0 (1983) Author: Washington, Craig
Sponsor: Shaw, Larry
Relating to regulation of private process servers; giving the secretary of state certain powers and duties; prescribing fees; defining offenses and providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 750 67-0 (1981) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to the authority of investigators appointed by district attorneys, criminal district attorneys and count attorneys to serve process in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1836 67-0 (1981) Author: Shaw, Larry Relating to the registration of certain persons who serve civil process. House: State Affairs Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 224 67-0 (1981) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Schlueter, Stan
Relating to the assessment of certain costs for service of process by mail. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1208 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to regulation of private process servers; providing penalties. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
HB 2044 66-0 (1979) Author: Caraway, Bill Relating to service of documents in civil or probate proceedings by persons other than sheriffs or constable. House: Judiciary Reported from subcommittee favorably with amendments
HB 2140 66-0 (1979) Author: DeLay, Tom Relating to service of documents in civil or probate proceedings by persons other than the sheriff or constable. House: Judiciary Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
SB 792 66-0 (1979) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Allee, Henry E.
Relating to the appointment, assignment and deputization of bailiffs and process servers to the criminal district courts of Harris County, Texas. House: Judiciary
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Withdrawn from calendar
SB 866 66-0 (1979) Author: Jones, Gene Relating to the service of documents, providing for registration, record keeping, and bonds of proceed servers; providing for a penalty. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 959 66-0 (1979) Author: Braecklein, Bill Relating to authorized manner for service of citation in a civil suit. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 753 65-0 (1977) Author: Donaldson, Jerry "Nub" Relating to fees for services of process by sheriffs and constables. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Assigned to General State Calendar
HB 795 65-0 (1977) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the registration, powers, duties, and liabilities of civil process servers; providing penalties. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 581 65-0 (1977) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the authority of licensed private investigators to serve documents in civil and probate proceedings. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Subcommittee on Civil Matters
HB 871 64-0 (1975) Author: Geiger, Richard S. Relating to classification of persons executing criminal process as peace officers; authorizing peace officers to serve process issuing out of municipal courts. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 528 64-0 (1975) Author: Traeger, John Relating to the appointment of warrant officers by the governing body of a city, town, or village to execute writs and process issued by municipal courts; defining the jurisdiction, powers, and duties of such officers and providing for their bonding and compensation. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
HB 622 62-0 (1971) Author: Schulle, Gerhardt | et. al. Relating to requiring certain citations to be returned unserved if service is not executed within 30 days after the date of its isssuance.
SB 345 47-0 (1941) Author: Spears, J. Franklin Relating to providing for fees for Constables whose precincts lie in certain counties.
HB 433 33-0 (1913) Author: Mangum, Edward P. | et. al. Relating to providing for the service of citation upon the agents of non-resident defendants, and defendants absent from the state in causes pending in the courts of this state.

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