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HB 1530 86-0 (2019) Author: Paddie, Chris Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas, the conditional transfer of the driver licensing program to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles, the abolition of the Texas Private Security Board, the transfer of the motorcycle and off-highway vehicle operator training programs to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, and the regulation of other programs administered by the Department of Public Safety; imposing an administrative penalty; authorizing and repealing the authorization for fees. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2253 86-0 (2019) Author: Israel, Celia | et. al. Relating to certain programs under the Texas Clean Air Act that reduce vehicle emissions and improve air quality; authorizing a fee. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2442 86-0 (2019) Author: Phelan, Dade Relating to the exchange of certain state property in Orange County by the Public Safety Commission. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3096 86-0 (2019) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to a pilot program for carrying automated external defibrillators in certain Department of Public Safety vehicles. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3407 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Jarvis Relating to an alert for a missing person with a guardian. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
SB 616 86-0 (2019) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Paddie, Chris
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas, the conditional transfer of the driver licensing program to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles, the abolition of the Texas Private Security Board, the transfer of the motorcycle and off-highway vehicle operator training programs to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, and the regulation of other programs administered by the Department of Public Safety; imposing an administrative penalty; authorizing and repealing the authorization for fees. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
See remarks for effective date
SB 830 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to a vaccine preventable disease policy for first responders of emergency response entities; authorizing administrative and civil penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 964 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to certain plumbing, air conditioning, and electrical services performed as a volunteer during a disaster. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1070 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to local initiatives programs under the Texas Clean Air Act and the repeal of the low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement program; authorizing a fee. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1213 86-0 (2019) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Phelan, Dade
Relating to the exchange of certain state property in Orange County by the Public Safety Commission. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
HB 517 85-0 (2017) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to the regulation of crafted precious metal dealers. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
SB 208 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; providing an administrative penalty; creating a criminal offense. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1270 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the allocation and use of certain border security funding to secure Gulf of Mexico ports. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1588 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al.
Sponsor: Simmons, Ron
Relating to the elimination of regular mandatory vehicle safety inspections and the imposition of replacement fees. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 11 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Public Safety, military and law enforcement training, and the investigation, prosecution, punishment, and prevention of certain offenses; creating an offense and increasing a criminal penalty; authorizing fees. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 229 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the disposition of certain surplus motor vehicles and other law enforcement equipment by the Texas Facilities Commission. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2187 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; imposing an administrative penalty; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3648 84-0 (2015) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to motor vehicle registration and safety inspections; repealing certain fees and increasing certain fees. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3768 84-0 (2015) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the regulation of owners, operators, employees, and independent contractors of sexually oriented businesses to reduce risks to public and occupational health and to prevent human trafficking; requiring an occupational license; imposing fees; providing civil penalties; creating a criminal offense. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 4090 84-0 (2015) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; imposing an administrative penalty; creating a criminal offense. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HCR 141 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Recalling H.B. No. 2187 from the Senate for further consideration. Filed with the Secretary of State
SB 3 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al. Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Public Safety, military and law enforcement training, and the investigation, prosecution, punishment, and prevention of certain offenses; creating an offense and increasing a criminal penalty; authorizing fees. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
SB 877 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Public Safety and the investigation, prosecution, punishment, and prevention of certain offenses; creating an offense and increasing a criminal penalty. Filed
SB 1194 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; imposing an administrative penalty; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1653 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the regulation of owners, operators, employees, and independent contractors of sexually oriented businesses to reduce risks to public and occupational health and to prevent human trafficking; requiring an occupational license; imposing fees; providing civil penalties; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2305 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to motor vehicle inspections; creating an offense; changing the collection method for certain fees. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
See remarks for effective date
HB 3672 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to a requirement that members of the Public Safety Commission hold a secret security clearance. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Laid on the table subject to call
SB 1814 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to a requirement that members of the Public Safety Commission hold a secret security clearance. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 242 82-0 (2011) Author: Craddick, Tom | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the enforcement of public safety, including the privileges and duties of certain types of law enforcement officers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 467 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to driver's licenses, commercial driver's licenses, and personal identification certificates. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2639 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to motor vehicle inspections that employ remote sensing equipment. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 694 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
SB 1515 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al. Relating to motor vehicle inspections that employ remote sensing equipment. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1697 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: King, Phil | et. al.
Relating to duties and restrictions regarding the special Texas Rangers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2536 80-0 (2007) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the membership and duties of the Public Safety Commission. House: Border & International Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3501 80-0 (2007) Author: Noriega, Rick Relating to the position of director of homeland security. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Referred to Defense Affairs & State-Fed Rel
SB 642 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt
Relating to registration and regulation of metal recycling entities; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1154 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry
Relating to the registration and regulation of metal recycling entities; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3430 79-0 (2005) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to law enforcement policies on racial profiling in certain counties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 229 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Flores, Kino
Relating to the Advisory Oversight Community Outreach Committee in the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. House: Transportation
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 881 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the qualifications, powers, and duties of a special ranger and a special Texas Ranger. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 335 77-0 (2001) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the Department of Public Safety Historical Museum and Research Center. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1087 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the membership of the Public Safety Commission. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 1088 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to designating the Texas Rangers as a separate law enforcement division under the authority of the Public Safety Commission. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
HB 3248 75-0 (1997) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the composition of the Public Safety Commission. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 850 74-0 (1995) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the composition of the Public Safety Commission. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 2611 71-0 (1989) Author: Stiles, Mark | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain motor carriers; conferring regulatory authority to the Public Safety Commission and requiring actions by the secretary of state. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1376 71-0 (1989) Author: Glasgow, Bob | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain motor carriers; conferring regulatory authority to the Public Safety Commission and requiring actions by the secretary of state. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 1047 70-0 (1987) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Richardson, Bob
Authorizing the sale to the highest bidder of certain land in Travis County by the Department of Public Safety; providing for the use of proceeds. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 149 69-0 (1985) Author: Burnett, Dick
Sponsor: Montford, John
Creating offenses involving the unauthorized use of the insignia and name of certain state law enforcement agencies or of insignia deceptively similar to that of certain law enforcement agencies; providing penalties. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SCR 172 69-0 (1985) Author: Howard, Ed
Sponsor: Keller, Ray
Congratulating the Texas Department of Public Safety and all personnel of the department for 50 years of outstanding service to the people of Texas. House: Rules & Resolutions Signed by the Governor
HB 327 68-0 (1983) Author: Hernandez, Joe Relating to the membership of the Public Safety Commission. House: Law Enforcement Coauthor authorized
HB 600 68-0 (1983) Author: Bush, Bob
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to the sale of certain state-owned real property in Grayson County, Texas. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1162 68-0 (1983) Author: Garcia, Matt Relating to security officers for certain state officeholders. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Committee on Law Enforcement
HB 242 65-0 (1977) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the use of an alias driver's license by a law enforcement officer under certain circumstances. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 1558 64-0 (1975) Author: Garcia, A. C. "Tony" Relating to increasing the membership of the Public Safety Commission. House: Transportation Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 333 64-0 (1975) Author: Longoria, Raul Relating to increasing the membership of the Public Safety Commission. Senate: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SR 657 64-0 (1975) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Requesting Public Safety Commission and Senate Finance Committee to review powers, duties and responsibilities of Department of Public Safety and report to Senate not later than January 31, 1977. Senate: Administration
HB 541 63-0 (1973) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt Authorizing the conveyance of certain land by the Texas Board of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to the Public Safety Commission and the State of Texas for the use and benefit of the Texas Department of Public Safety. House: State Affairs Subcommittee hearing notice posted
SB 273 62-0 (1971) Author: Watson, Murray | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Public Safety Commission to appoint retired Department of Public Safety officers as Special Rangers.
SB 762 61-0 (1969) Author: Berry, Virgil E. "Red" Relating to the creation and organization of the Public Safety Commission.
HB 325 55-0 (1957) Author: Seeligson, Frates Slick Relating to amending certain Acts by authorizing the Public Safety Commission to reorganize and consolidate the various divisions and positions provided for in said Acts in interest of economy and efficiency under certain conditions.
HB 774 45-0 (1937) Author: Celaya, Augustine Relating to providing for the Public Safety Commission to appoint a Director and an Assistant Director whose salaries shall be fixed by the Legislature.
SB 146 44-0 (1935) Author: Beck, John W. E. H. | et. al. Relating to creating the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas; and the Public Safety Commission.

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