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Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 528 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to establishing actual progress for the purposes of determining the right to repurchase real property from a condemning entity. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1056 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the authority of certain water districts to exercise the power of eminent domain. House: Special Purpose Districts Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 1135 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to enforcement of certain regulations by the acquisition of a conservation easement. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 1986 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the creation of regional transit authorities; granting the power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds and charge fees; creating a criminal offense. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2076 85-0 (2017) Author: Schubert, Leighton Relating to establishing actual progress for the purposes of determining the right to repurchase real property from a condemning entity. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2090 85-0 (2017) Author: VanDeaver, Gary Relating to compensation for heritage property acquired through eminent domain. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 2160 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John | et. al. Relating to the assessment of damages for certain condemnations by a high-speed rail company. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 2161 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John | et. al. Relating to clarification of the law regarding the authority of a high-speed rail company to exercise the power of eminent domain. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 2168 85-0 (2017) Author: Schubert, Leighton | et. al. Relating to authorization to enter onto property to survey for a proposed high-speed rail facility. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 2179 85-0 (2017) Author: Cook, Byron | et. al. Relating to the acquisition and disposition of real property intended for high-speed rail projects. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 2181 85-0 (2017) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to option contracts to acquire real property for high-speed rail projects. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2187 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the revocation or amendment of a certificate of public convenience and necessity for water utilities in a service area. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2556 85-0 (2017) Author: Holland, Justin | et. al. Relating to the appraisal required in connection with a bona fide offer to acquire real property by an entity with eminent domain authority. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 2646 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to real property acquired by advance acquisition for a transportation facility. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
HB 2684 85-0 (2017) Author: Burns, DeWayne | et. al. Relating to the acquisition of property by an entity with eminent domain authority; waiving certain sovereign and governmental immunity. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 2694 85-0 (2017) Author: Kacal, Kyle Relating to requirements for a bona fide offer for the acquisition of property by an entity with eminent domain authority. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 3170 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the protection of the rights of a property owner in an eminent domain proceeding. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 3441 85-0 (2017) Author: Holland, Justin | et. al. Relating to compensation to a property owner for property acquired by an entity with eminent domain authority. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 3687 85-0 (2017) Author: Ashby, Trent Relating to the acquisition of property by an entity with eminent domain authority. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HJR 40 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the right to repurchase real property acquired by a governmental entity through eminent domain. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
SB 243 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the authority of a commissioners court to disapprove of certain condemnations. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 379 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to eminent domain reporting requirements for certain entities. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 555 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the entry of real property under a claim of eminent domain authority; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 626 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al. Relating to the acquisition of certain real property in conjunction with the acquisition of real property for a public use through eminent domain procedures. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 627 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al. Relating to notice of a property owner's rights relating to the examination or survey of property by an entity with eminent domain authority. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 628 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al. Relating to establishing actual progress for the purposes of determining the right to repurchase real property from a condemning entity. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 740 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the acquisition of property by an entity with eminent domain authority. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Land & Resource Management
SB 741 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to compensation to a property owner for property acquired by an entity with eminent domain authority. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 742 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to requirements for a bona fide offer for the acquisition of property by an entity with eminent domain authority. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 786 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to prohibiting the use of eminent domain to take private property for recreational purposes. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 973 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to authorization to enter onto property to survey for a proposed high-speed rail facility. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 974 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to option contracts to acquire real property for high-speed rail projects. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 979 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al. Relating to the disposition of real property intended for high-speed rail projects. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Transportation
Left pending in committee
SB 1385 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to enforcement of certain regulations by the acquisition of a conservation easement. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1955 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: Wray, John
Relating to expunction of a notice of lis pendens. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1985 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the revocation or amendment of a certificate of public convenience and necessity for water utilities in a service area. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 2139 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the creation of regional transit authorities; granting the power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds and charge fees; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Transportation Left pending in committee
SCR 31 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Expressing opposition to using eminent domain for the construction of a wall or fence along the U.S.-Mexico border. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 308 85-1 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Relating to the acquisition of property by an entity with eminent domain authority. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 565 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to powers of private toll project entities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
HB 1004 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the exercise of eminent domain by certain toll road corporations. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1422 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the restoration of expired eminent domain authority of certain rural rail transportation districts. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1562 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to establishing actual progress for the purposes of determining the right to repurchase real property from a condemning entity. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1738 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the release of certain restrictions on the use of certain highway rights-of-way transferred to a municipality from the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
HB 1944 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron Relating to coordinated county transportation authorities. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2457 84-0 (2015) Author: Schubert, Leighton Relating to establishing actual progress for the purposes of determining the right to repurchase real property from a condemning entity. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2536 84-0 (2015) Author: Harless, Patricia | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Relating to jurisdiction in an eminent domain proceeding in Harris County. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2581 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to governmental actions affecting private property rights in certain oil and gas wells. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 2619 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to the exercise of eminent domain by a toll project entity. House: Transportation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2672 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the powers of a public utility agency; authorizing fees and charges; granting the power of eminent domain. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 3065 84-0 (2015) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the recovery of costs and fees in connection with certain eminent domain proceedings. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 3339 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to the recovery of costs and fees in connection with certain eminent domain proceedings. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 3620 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the acquisition of real property by a municipality. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 3988 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to transparency in the reporting of eminent domain authority and the creation of an eminent domain database. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 4175 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to eminent domain powers of certain conservation and reclamation districts. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 178 84-0 (2015) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to prohibiting the use of eminent domain to take private property for recreational purposes. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 360 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to regulatory takings. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 444 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Yvonne
Relating to the exercise of eminent domain by certain toll road corporations. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 474 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the recovery of costs and fees in connection with certain eminent domain proceedings. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 479 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al. Relating to establishing actual progress for the purposes of determining the right to repurchase real property from a condemning entity. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 678 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Simmons, Ron
Relating to coordinated county transportation authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 809 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to governmental actions affecting private property rights in certain oil and gas wells. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 938 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the exercise of eminent domain by a toll project entity. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 980 84-0 (2015) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to jurisdiction in an eminent domain proceeding in Harris County. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1601 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to railroads in this state. Senate: Transportation Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1634 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to limiting certain powers of the Goforth Special Utility District. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1785 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to governmental actions affecting the use or value of private property. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1812 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to transparency in the reporting and public availability of information regarding eminent domain authority; providing a civil penalty. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1859 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the restoration of expired eminent domain authority of certain rural rail transportation districts. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 20 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the repurchase of real property from an entity with eminent domain authority. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 168 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the operation, powers, and duties of certain water districts; providing clarification of existing authority with regard to the imposition or use of certain assessments, fees, or taxes; providing authority to change a fee or repeal a tax. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 341 83-0 (2013) Author: Pitts, Jim
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the exclusion of certain mineral interests from the property interests that may be condemned by a regional tollway authority. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
HB 371 83-0 (2013) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the offer of certain unusable remainder real property acquired by the Texas Department of Transportation to nonprofit corporations. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 476 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the repurchase of real property from an entity with eminent domain authority. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 754 83-0 (2013) Author: Ashby, Trent Relating to prohibiting the use of eminent domain to take private property for recreational purposes. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 1250 83-0 (2013) Author: Frank, James | et. al. Relating to the initial use of certain property acquired for a public use. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1496 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to governmental actions affecting private property rights in certain oil and gas wells. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 2580 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the authority of municipalities to create freight rail districts that have the powers of rural rail transportation districts; granting the power of eminent domain. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
HB 2586 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the exercise of the power of eminent domain by certain authorized entities. House: Special Purpose Districts Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3087 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the condemnation of conservation easements. House: Land & Resource Management No action taken in committee
HB 3320 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to certain taking claims against certain governmental entities. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 3547 83-0 (2013) Author: Oliveira, René | et. al. Relating to standards and procedures for determining whether a person who owns, operates, or manages a pipeline is a common carrier; authorizing a fee. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3878 83-0 (2013) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to the Lazy W District No. 1. House: Special Purpose Districts Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 96 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to prohibiting the use of eminent domain to take private property for recreational purposes. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 180 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the repurchase of real property from an entity with eminent domain authority. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 655 83-0 (2013) Author: Birdwell, Brian
Sponsor: King, Phil
Relating to the exercise of the power of eminent domain by certain authorized entities. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 829 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the initial use of certain property acquired for a public use. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 902 83-0 (2013) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to the operation, powers, and duties of certain water districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
SB 1625 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to standards and procedures for determining whether a person who owns, operates, or manages a pipeline is a common carrier. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1782 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the assessment of damages arising from a condemnation of a pipeline easement. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1919 83-0 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the condemnation of conservation easements. Senate: State Affairs Subcommittee meeting cancelled
HB 69 83-1 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to certain eminent domain authority and the suspension of certain unreported eminent domain authority. Filed
SB 39 83-1 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the condemnation of conservation easements. Filed
HB 24 83-2 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to certain eminent domain authority and the suspension of certain unreported eminent domain authority. House: Land & Resource Management Meeting cancelled
HB 20 83-3 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to certain eminent domain authority and the expiration or suspension of certain unreported eminent domain authority. Filed
HB 138 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to the acquisition of and compensation for real property, including blighted property, for public purposes through condemnation or certain other means. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 188 82-0 (2011) Author: Sheffield, Ralph | et. al. Relating to limitations on the use of eminent domain authority. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 279 82-0 (2011) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the use of eminent domain authority. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 364 82-0 (2011) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to condominiums in certain municipalities, including the exercise of eminent domain authority by those municipalities with respect to certain condominiums. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 365 82-0 (2011) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the use of eminent domain authority by certain municipalities to take abandoned multi-family rental buildings. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 421 82-0 (2011) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the offer of certain unusable remainder real property acquired by the Texas Department of Transportation to nonprofit corporations. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 725 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the operation, powers, and duties of certain water districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
HB 745 82-0 (2011) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to requirements for providing documents and written information to certain owners of property subject to the exercise of eminent domain authority. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 746 82-0 (2011) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the assessment of damages to a property owner from condemnation. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 747 82-0 (2011) Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al. Relating to the disclosure of certain information by a governmental entity with eminent domain authority in connection with an offer to purchase real property. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 1062 82-0 (2011) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the exercise of the power of eminent domain by certain local governmental entities. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 1449 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to certain right-of-way easements on land owned by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2106 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the acquisition of real property for public use. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2225 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the assessment of damages to a property owner from condemnation. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 2356 82-0 (2011) Author: Simpson, David Relating to the exercise of the power of eminent domain by certain private entities. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 3105 82-0 (2011) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the applicability of the Private Real Property Rights Preservation Act to certain governmental actions. House: Energy Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3198 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the exercise of eminent domain authority by certain charitable corporations. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 3539 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to acquire by eminent domain certain public utilities. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HJR 110 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Proposing a constitutional amendment to require compensation for relocation costs associated with the taking of certain property for a public use. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
SB 18 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Relating to the use of eminent domain authority. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 106 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to condemnation of municipal property for, and municipal regulation of, pipeline operations. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 148 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to a limitation on the use of the power of eminent domain by certain water districts. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 174 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the use of eminent domain to take private property for recreational purposes. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 180 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the use of eminent domain authority. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 368 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to limits on the purpose of a fresh water supply district and on a district's exercise of the power of eminent domain. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1201 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to regulatory takings. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 42 82-1 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the operation, powers, and duties of certain water districts. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4 81-0 (2009) Author: Orr, Rob | et. al. Relating to eminent domain, including certain limitations, procedures, and standards relating to the use of eminent domain. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 37 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to certain municipal development programs involving areas having characteristics of blight or a slum. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 369 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to assessment of damages in a condemnation proceeding. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 402 81-0 (2009) Author: Woolley, Beverly | et. al. Relating to the use of eminent domain authority. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 417 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to the acquisition of and compensation for real property, including blighted property, for public purposes through condemnation or certain other means. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1125 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to the eminent domain authority of common carriers. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 1385 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the assessment of damages to a property owner from condemnation. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 1389 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the acquisition of real property for public use. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1432 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to a landowner's repurchase of real property from an entity that acquired the property through condemnation. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 1483 81-0 (2009) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al. Relating to the use of eminent domain authority. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 1534 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the property valuation information required to be provided regarding property to be acquired by eminent domain. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 1536 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the elimination of the power of eminent domain for certain gas corporations when constructing a pipeline for the gathering or transmission of natural gas. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 1596 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 204; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1597 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 202; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1598 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 203; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1599 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 15; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1600 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 201; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1601 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 13; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1841 81-0 (2009) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the creation of the XS Ranch Municipal Utility District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1951 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the offer of certain unusable remainder real property acquired by the Texas Department of Transportation to nonprofit corporations. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2110 81-0 (2009) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to the applicability of the Private Real Property Rights Preservation Act to certain governmental actions. House: Land & Resource Management Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2387 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the authority of the General Land Office to undertake coastal erosion studies and projects in conjunction with qualified project partners. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2685 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the landowner's bill of rights. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 3223 81-0 (2009) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the creation of the East Denton County Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 3335 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the creation and powers of certain groundwater and surface water districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
HB 3346 81-0 (2009) Author: Farabee, David
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to gas utilities and gas storage facilities. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3709 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the exercise of eminent domain power by certain charitable corporations. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3818 81-0 (2009) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the repeal of the power of certain districts and water supply corporations to allow the use of right-of-way easements for certain energy-related purposes. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3819 81-0 (2009) Author: Smithee, John Relating to limits on the purpose and power of a fresh water supply district. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 4116 81-0 (2009) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to establishing a uniform state policy regarding the purchases and acquisitions by or for the state or a political subdivision of the state or for the use or benefit of residents of this state. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 4170 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to requiring property inspections for windstorm and hail insurance in certain geographic areas and authorizing certain political subdivisions to adopt and enforce regulations relating to severe weather, including residential building codes, abandoned land, and damaged buildings; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 4680 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to mass transit authorities. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 4701 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to the creation of the Twin Lakes Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Kaufman County; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4702 81-0 (2009) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the creation of the Sienna Ranch Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Collin County; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 4737 81-0 (2009) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the creation of the Lake Texoma Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax or assessment and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 4744 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the creation of the Lajitas Utility District No. 1 of Brewster County; providing authority to impose taxes and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4757 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 118; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 4758 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HCR 285 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.J.R. No. 14. Signed by the Governor
HJR 14 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Proposing constitutional amendments limiting the public taking of private property, establishing the national research university fund to fund emerging research universities, and eliminating the higher education fund. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 31 81-0 (2009) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit the state or a political subdivision of the state from taking private property for the primary purpose of economic development or to benefit a particular private party. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HJR 65 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Proposing a constitutional amendment to require compensation for certain property taken where the use is public and necessary. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HJR 96 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to define a public use for which property may be taken, damaged, or destroyed. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HR 3061 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.J.R. No. 14. Reported enrolled
SB 18 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Relating to the acquisition of property by entities with eminent domain authority. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 219 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to prohibiting the use of eminent domain to take private property for recreational purposes. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 533 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to eminent domain, including certain limitations, procedures, and standards relating to the use of eminent domain. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 622 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to access to the state highway system and damages for diminished access to the state highway system. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 728 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John | et. al. Relating to the exercise of eminent domain authority by private entities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1023 81-0 (2009) Author: Ogden, Steve | et. al. Relating to the exercise of eminent domain authority. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Land & Resource Management
SB 1072 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 13; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1074 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the creation of the Waller County Municipal Utility District No. 15; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1104 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the creation of the XS Ranch Municipal Utility District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1113 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 201; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1114 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 202; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1115 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 203; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1116 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Utility District No. 204; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1135 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the authority of the General Land Office to undertake coastal erosion studies and projects in conjunction with qualified project partners. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1180 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to regulatory takings. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1253 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the repeal of the power of certain districts and water supply corporations to allow the use of right-of-way easements for certain energy-related purposes. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1254 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to limits on the purpose and power of a fresh water supply district. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 2122 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to a limitation on the use of the power of eminent domain by certain water districts. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2410 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Brown, Betty
Relating to the creation of the Twin Lakes Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Kaufman County; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2433 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to condemnation of municipal property for and municipal regulation of pipeline operations. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 2485 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 118; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2486 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to the creation of the Montgomery County Water Control and Improvement District No. 3; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 2487 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the creation of the Sienna Ranch Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Collin County; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 2586 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the creation of the Lajitas Utility District No. 1 of Brewster County; providing authority to impose taxes and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SJR 42 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit the taking of property for transfer to a private entity for certain purposes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Land & Resource Management
SR 1108 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.J.R. No. 14. Reported enrolled
HB 16 81-1 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the use of eminent domain authority. Filed
HR 82 81-1 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Providing that the Texas Department of Transportation may take title to unusable remainder real property not to be used for right-of-way purposes and offer the real property to a nonprofit corporation. Filed
SB 10 81-1 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the use of eminent domain authority. Filed
HB 16 80-0 (2007) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank | et. al. Relating to certain municipal development programs involving areas having characteristics of blight or a slum. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 217 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to a landowner's repurchase of real property previously acquired by a governmental entity through eminent domain. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 252 80-0 (2007) Author: Mowery, Anna Relating to the authority of the governing body of a municipality to change previously adopted zoning regulations. House: Land & Resource Management No action taken in committee
HB 389 80-0 (2007) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the eminent domain authority of Texas Woman's University. House: Government Reform
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 390 80-0 (2007) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the eminent domain authority of The University of Texas System. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
HB 982 80-0 (2007) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to disclosure of certain information related to the exercise of the power of eminent domain. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1054 80-0 (2007) Author: Orr, Rob | et. al. Relating to the assessment of costs, attorney's fees, and additional damages in condemnation proceedings. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 1062 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Phil Relating to assessment of damages and award of costs and attorney's fees in condemnation proceedings. House: Civil Practices No action taken in committee
HB 1387 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to requiring a school district to provide for a feasibility study before acquiring title to real property through eminent domain. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1409 80-0 (2007) Author: Cook, Robert Relating to the procedure for the initiation of and the award of certain costs in eminent domain proceedings. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 1495 80-0 (2007) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to a bill of rights for property owners whose property may be acquired by governmental or private entities through the use of eminent domain authority. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1558 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Phil Relating to the assessment of damages and award of costs and fees in condemnations of property in particular areas by certain common carriers. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 1559 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Phil Relating to the assessment of damages and award of costs and fees in the condemnation of property by certain common carriers. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 1626 80-0 (2007) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to assessment of damages in a condemnation proceeding. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 1659 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to procedures in an eminent domain proceeding initiated by certain common carriers. House: Regulated Industries
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1971 80-0 (2007) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Relating to the removal or reconstruction of certain outdoor advertising. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2006 80-0 (2007) Author: Woolley, Beverly | et. al.
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the use of eminent domain authority. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2416 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the use of eminent domain for highway or other transportation purposes. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 2470 80-0 (2007) Author: Cook, Robert | et. al. Relating to the construction of reservoirs and assessing fees on water impounded in a reservoir. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2561 80-0 (2007) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to the authority of a water and sewer utility to acquire property by eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2655 80-0 (2007) Author: Puente, Robert
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to certificates of public convenience and necessity for water service and sewer service. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Testimony taken in committee
HB 3030 80-0 (2007) Author: Frost, Stephen Relating to declarations of taking for toll projects. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3055 80-0 (2007) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to the eminent domain authority of common carriers. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 3057 80-0 (2007) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the acquisition of real property for public use. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Point of order sustained
HB 3177 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the eminent domain authority of certain school districts. House: Border & International Affairs Referred to Border and International Affairs
HB 3302 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the use of eminent domain authority for the purpose of the acquisition of real property for public use. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 3600 80-0 (2007) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Relating to the determination of damages in connection with the condemnation of certain land for state highway purposes. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 3879 80-0 (2007) Author: Menendez, Jose
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the powers and duties of defense base development authorities; modifying the power of eminent domain. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3964 80-0 (2007) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to the authority of certain home-rule municipalities to acquire certain property by condemnation. House: Land & Resource Management No action taken in committee
HJR 11 80-0 (2007) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the public taking of private property. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HJR 12 80-0 (2007) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the public taking of private property for private use. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HJR 30 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the repurchase of real property acquired by a governmental entity through eminent domain. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 79 80-0 (2007) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit the state or a political subdivision from taking private property for the primary purpose of economic development or to benefit a particular private party. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
SB 532 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to requiring government entities to inform landowners of their right to seek counsel in eminent domain proceedings. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 576 80-0 (2007) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to prohibiting the use of eminent domain to take private property for recreational purposes. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 743 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to the requirements for an appointment as a special commissioner in a condemnation proceeding. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1076 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to a declaration of taking filed by the Texas Department of Transportation for a toll project. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1210 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to the use of eminent domain for highway or other transportation purposes. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1237 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Menendez, Jose | et. al.
Relating to the powers and duties of defense base development authorities; modifying the power of eminent domain. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1384 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to declarations of taking for toll projects. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation
SB 1442 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to a property owner's right to a binding third-party appraisal in connection with the use of eminent domain authority. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1657 80-0 (2007) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to powers and duties of the Texas Department of Transportation related to relocation assistance. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation
SB 1677 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to conservation easements created by governmental action. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1711 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to access to the state highway system and damages for diminished access to the state highway system. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation
SB 1791 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to a review by the sunset commission of the eminent domain authority of special districts and the abolition of that authority unless continued by the legislature. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2001 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to the construction and operation of reservoirs, including the assessment of a fee on the sale or lease of water impounded in a reservoir to compensate the owners of property in the reservoir site and the protection of the rights of owners or former owners of property in a reservoir site. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SJR 3 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring a two-thirds record vote of the membership of each house to enact a law granting the power of eminent domain. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 1208 79-0 (2005) Author: Gattis, Dan
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to a limitation on the use of eminent domain by certain conservation and reclamation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1478 79-0 (2005) Author: Wong, Martha
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the eminent domain power of certain municipal management districts. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
No action taken in committee
HB 2033 79-0 (2005) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to procedures in condemnation proceedings in certain counties. House: Judiciary Left pending in committee
HB 2246 79-0 (2005) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the amount of damages offered to a real property owner by an entity exercising the power of eminent domain. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 2537 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to repealing the authority of certain nonprofit corporations to exercise the power of eminent domain. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2672 79-0 (2005) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to jurisdiction and venue in condemnation proceedings. House: Judiciary Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2833 79-0 (2005) Author: Cook, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the protection of private real property from regulatory takings. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Motion withdrawn
HB 2876 79-0 (2005) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to certificates of public convenience and necessity for water service and sewer service. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2921 79-0 (2005) Author: Pitts, Jim
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the condemnation of certain property for railroad purposes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 3017 79-0 (2005) Author: Orr, Rob | et. al. Relating to the procedure for initiating and the award of certain costs in eminent domain proceedings. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3146 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the establishment of a land conservation program and land conservation council in the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 3395 79-0 (2005) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the planning, construction, and operation of toll road projects by certain counties. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3419 79-0 (2005) Author: Hardcastle, Rick | et. al. Relating to the Trans-Texas Corridor and other transportation projects. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3459 79-0 (2005) Author: Baxter, Todd Relating to the repurchase of real property acquired by a governmental entity through eminent domain. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
SB 224 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Wong, Martha
Relating to the eminent domain power of certain municipal management districts. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 808 79-0 (2005) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to the condemnation of certain property for railroad purposes. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security No action taken in committee
SB 1116 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to the authority of a water and sewer utility to acquire property by eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1375 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Isett, Carl
Relating to the regulation of outdoor advertising. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1578 79-0 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to jurisdiction and venue in condemnation proceedings. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Left pending in committee
SB 1647 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to regulatory takings. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 73 79-1 (2005) Author: Pena, Aaron Relating to the use of the power of eminent domain by a political subdivision. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 78 79-1 (2005) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to the use of eminent domain by certain governmental entities and development corporations. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 84 79-1 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the exercise of eminent domain authority or purchase of certain real property by certain nonprofit charitable corporations. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 86 79-1 (2005) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin Relating to the use of the power of eminent domain. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 116 79-1 (2005) Author: Woolley, Beverly | et. al. Relating to limiting the use of eminent domain to take private property for economic development purposes. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 19 79-1 (2005) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict the state or a political subdivision from taking private property for the primary purpose of economic development or to benefit a particular class of identifiable individuals. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 62 79-1 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Woolley, Beverly
Relating to limiting the use of eminent domain to take private property for private parties or economic development purposes and to certain eminent domain procedures. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
House refuses to grant request conf comm-rept
SB 78 79-1 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the use of the power of eminent domain. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 9 79-1 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit the taking of private property for the purpose of economic development. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SJR 10 79-1 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit a political subdivision from taking private property for the primary purpose of economic development. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SJR 15 79-1 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit taking of property through eminent domain for economic development, except in certain circumstances, or to raise certain revenue. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 12 79-2 (2005) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to limiting the use of eminent domain to take private property for private parties or economic development purposes and to certain eminent domain procedures. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 15 79-2 (2005) Author: Pena, Aaron Relating to the use of the power of eminent domain by a political subdivision. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 16 79-2 (2005) Author: Woolley, Beverly | et. al. Relating to limits on the use of the power of eminent domain. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 60 79-2 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the exercise of eminent domain authority or purchase of certain real property by certain nonprofit charitable corporations. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 65 79-2 (2005) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to limiting the use of eminent domain to take private property for private uses or economic development purposes. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 66 79-2 (2005) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank | et. al. Relating to the exercise of the power of eminent domain. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 67 79-2 (2005) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the authority of the Tarrant Regional Water District to exercise the power of eminent domain. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HJR 11 79-2 (2005) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit the state or a political subdivision from taking private property for the primary purpose of economic development or to benefit a particular class of identifiable individuals. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
SB 7 79-2 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Woolley, Beverly | et. al.
Relating to limits on the use of the power of eminent domain. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 26 79-2 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the use of the power of eminent domain. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 41 79-2 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the exercise of the power of eminent domain. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 5 79-2 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit the state or a political subdivision from taking private property for the primary purpose of economic development or to benefit a particular class of identifiable individuals. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 156 78-0 (2003) Author: Krusee, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the grant of the power of eminent domain to a regional mobility authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 159 78-0 (2003) Author: Krusee, Mike | et. al. Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Transportation or a regional mobility authority to purchase or condemn real property for the Trans-Texas Corridor. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 186 78-0 (2003) Author: King, Phil Relating to the powers and duties of a regional mobility authority, including the power to issue bonds and the power of eminent domain. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 188 78-0 (2003) Author: King, Phil Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Transportation to purchase or condemn real property for the Trans-Texas Corridor. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 783 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to public participation in certain condemnation proceedings. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1198 78-0 (2003) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to the establishment, designation, construction, and operation of a system of multimodal facilities to be designated as the Trans Texas Corridor. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1534 78-0 (2003) Author: Cook, Robert
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to certain powers of groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1760 78-0 (2003) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the exercise of eminent domain power by a municipality or supplier of water for a municipality to acquire a municipal water supply. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2178 78-0 (2003) Author: Mowery, Anna | et. al. Relating to the authority of the governing body of a municipality to change previously adopted zoning regulations. House: Land & Resource Management Considered in Calendars
HB 2478 78-0 (2003) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to inverse condemnation cases. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2540 78-0 (2003) Author: Menendez, Jose
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to granting a defense base development authority the power of eminent domain. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 1227 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Cook, Robert
Relating to authority of political subdivisions to exercise the power of eminent domain to acquire rights to water. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1399 78-0 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the establishment, designation, construction, and operation of a system of multimodal facilities to be designated as the Trans Texas Corridor. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
SB 1645 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to inverse condemnation cases. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1708 78-0 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Baxter, Todd
Relating to the repurchase of real property acquired by a governmental entity through eminent domain. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 1/1/04
SJR 57 78-0 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the repurchase of real property acquired by a governmental entity through eminent domain. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 75 78-1 (2003) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the power of a commissioners court in certain counties to expand the jurisdiction of a county civil court at law to include condemnation proceedings. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 10 78-1 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to procedures in condemnation proceedings in a county civil court at law in certain counties. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 21 78-1 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Krusee, Mike
Relating to the financing, construction, improvement, maintenance, and operation of toll facilities by the Texas Department of Transportation and the disposition of money generated by the driver responsibility program, fines imposed for certain traffic offenses, and certain fees collected by the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas; making an appropriation. House: Transportation
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Nonrecord vote recorded in Journal
HB 25 78-2 (2003) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to the construction, acquisition, financing, maintenance, management, operation, ownership, and control of transportation facilities and the progress, improvement, policing, and safety of transportation in the state; making appropriations. Reported engrossed
SB 3 78-2 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the construction, acquisition, financing, maintenance, management, operation, ownership, and control of transportation facilities and the progress, improvement, policing, and safety of transportation in the state; making appropriations. Filed
SB 5 78-2 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to procedures in condemnation proceedings in a county civil court at law in certain counties. Filed
HB 2 78-3 (2003) Author: Krusee, Mike
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the construction, acquisition, financing, maintenance, management, operation, ownership, and control of transportation facilities and the progress, improvement, policing, and safety of transportation in the state; making appropriations. House: Transportation
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Effective on 91st day -- 1/11/04
SB 2 78-3 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the organization, board membership, and functions of certain governmental agencies and to the transfer of certain functions to other governmental agencies. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 8 78-3 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the construction, acquisition, financing, maintenance, management, operation, ownership, and control of transportation facilities and the progress, improvement, policing, and safety of transportation in the state; making appropriations. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Left pending in committee
HB 1749 77-0 (2001) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto Relating to the creation of a border port authority; granting the power of eminent domain and the right to issue bonds. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2432 77-0 (2001) Author: Cook, Robert
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the ratification of the creation of and to the administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2500 77-0 (2001) Author: Marchant, Kenny Relating to the authority of a municipality to condemn a street light system. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 2544 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the acquisition and disposition of land or another real property interest by a political subdivision. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2684 77-0 (2001) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the authority of the Texas Transportation Commission to acquire certain protected property. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2709 77-0 (2001) Author: Hawley, Judy Relating to the use of an electric utility's power of condemnation to construct, operate, or maintain an electric transmission line. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 465 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Gutierrez, Roberto
Relating to the establishment of a task force to study the viability of creating border port of entry authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1356 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the authority of the Texas Transportation Commission to condemn certain protected property. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1818 77-0 (2001) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Telford, Barry
Relating to the authority of the board of regents of The Texas A&M University System regarding real property, permanent improvements, and eminent domain. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 384 76-0 (1999) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to assessment of damages in a condemnation proceeding. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land and Resource Management
HB 434 76-0 (1999) Author: Turner, Bob
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to extending speed restrictions to private roads in certain subdivisions. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 693 76-0 (1999) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to the power of eminent domain by the Upper Trinity Regional Water District. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land and Resource Management
HB 716 76-0 (1999) Author: Bosse, Fred | et. al. Relating to the authority of governmental entities to exercise the right of eminent domain. House: Land & Resource Management Considered in Calendars
HB 958 76-0 (1999) Author: Hope, Ruben
Sponsor: Nixon, Drew
Relating to the additional tax imposed if the use of land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as timberland changes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 1414 76-0 (1999) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to assessment of damages in a condemnation proceeding. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 1648 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to management of real property and construction and management of certain improvements by the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. House: Land & Resource Management Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2214 76-0 (1999) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to the authority of a county to operate a water or sewer utility system; granting the power of eminent domain. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2237 76-0 (1999) Author: Cook, Robert | et. al. Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Lost Pines Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2532 76-0 (1999) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to the City of Laredo Port of Entry Authority; granting the power of eminent domain. House: Transportation
Senate: Border Affairs - Special
Referred to Border Affairs
HB 3035 76-0 (1999) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a spaceport authority; granting the power of eminent domain and the right to issue bonds. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3258 76-0 (1999) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the creation of commercial and industrial development zones in certain populous counties; providing for the power of eminent domain and the issuance of bonds. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3300 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to limits on eminent domain, a code of conduct, and the board of directors for sports and community venue districts in certain populous counties and to elections for certain districts. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3356 76-0 (1999) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to assessment of damages in a condemnation proceeding. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 3385 76-0 (1999) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the award of attorney's fees and court costs in certain actions to determine whether a governmental action results in a taking of private real property. House: Land & Resource Management Considered in Calendars
HB 3401 76-0 (1999) Author: Hardcastle, Rick
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Wilbarger County Stormwater Control District; granting the authority to issue bonds and impose taxes; granting the power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3505 76-0 (1999) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to the creation and operation of health services districts; granting the power of eminent domain and the authority to issue bonds. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
SB 199 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to management of real property and construction and management of certain improvements by the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 220 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to granting the owner of landlocked property the right to an access easement under certain circumstances. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 262 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Sponsor: Bosse, Fred
Relating to the reimbursement of landowners or developers prior to annexation of a water-related special district. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 386 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the power of eminent domain by the Upper Trinity Regional Water District. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 637 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to the acquisition of goods and services by certain medical and dental units. Senate: State Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 700 76-0 (1999) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the North Harris County Regional Water Authority; granting the power of eminent domain and the authority to issue bonds and to impose taxes; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 821 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Olivo, Dora
Relating to the authority of a county to operate, or contract for the operation of, a water or sewer utility system; granting the power of eminent domain and the authority to issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 944 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al. Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Bastrop-Lee County Groundwater Conservation District; granting the power of eminent domain. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
SB 1010 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to assessment of damages in a condemnation proceeding. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 1092 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a development corporation for spaceport facilities; granting the power of eminent domain and the right to issue bonds. House: Economic Development
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1316 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the requiring of notice and the assessment of damages in a condemnation proceeding. Senate: Natural Resources Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1615 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Solis, Jim
Relating to the creation and operation of health services districts; granting the authority to issue bonds. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1907 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the creation of commercial and industrial development zones in certain populous counties; providing for taxes and the issuance of bonds. Senate: Economic Development Testimony taken in committee
SJR 17 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Proposing a constitutional amendment declaring that the taking of property to provide an access easement to land that does not have a means of access constitutes and serves a public use and purpose. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 190 75-0 (1997) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to prohibiting certain entities from condemning property in certain circumstances. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 224 75-0 (1997) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to an award of damages to a property owner in certain condemnation proceedings. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 248 75-0 (1997) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to certain condemnation procedures. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 249 75-0 (1997) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to the real property subject to a condemnation proceeding. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 961 75-0 (1997) Author: Holzheauser, Steve | et. al. Relating to indemnity provisions in certain agreements for services relating to real property. House: Civil Practices Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1794 75-0 (1997) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to assessment of damages in a condemnation proceeding. House: Land & Resource Management Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2566 75-0 (1997) Author: Bosse, Fred Relating to certain procedures concerning condemnation of property by the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 2740 75-0 (1997) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to assessment of damages in a condemnation proceeding. House: Land & Resource Management Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2881 75-0 (1997) Author: Alexander, Clyde Relating to the assessment of damages, costs, and attorney's fees in an eminent domain proceeding. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land and Resource Management
HB 3339 75-0 (1997) Author: Hilbert, Paul Relating to the procedure for an eminent domain proceeding. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 3597 75-0 (1997) Author: Williamson, Richard
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Parker County Utility District No. 1; granting the power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3598 75-0 (1997) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to the powers of Harris County Improvement District No. 1; granting the power of eminent domain. House: County Affairs Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3600 75-0 (1997) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the authority of municipalities to exercise the right of eminent domain. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 370 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al.
Sponsor: Bosse, Fred | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Transportation, the abolition of the Texas Turnpike Authority, and the creation of regional tollway authorities; authorizing the issuance of bonds and the imposition of taxes; granting the power of eminent domain; and providing penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 448 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to payment of a claim following condemnation of certain real property. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 530 75-0 (1997) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to indemnity provisions in certain agreements for services relating to real property. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 657 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al.
Sponsor: Siebert, Bill
Relating to the creation of intermunicipal commuter rail districts; authorizing a tax; granting authority to issue bonds and power of eminent domain. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 774 75-0 (1997) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to certain procedures concerning condemnation of property by the Texas Department of Transportation. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 834 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al.
Sponsor: Lewis, Glenn
Relating to the authority of a county to operate a water or sewer utility in unincorporated areas of a county, including the authority to issue bonds and to acquire property through eminent domain. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1766 75-0 (1997) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Palmer, Sue
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, and financing of the Westworth Village-White Settlement Redevelopment Authority; granting the power of eminent domain. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations-Spec
Effective immediately
SB 1860 75-0 (1997) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the creation of commercial and industrial development zones; providing for the power of eminent domain and the issuance of bonds. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1899 75-0 (1997) Author: Galloway, Michael
Sponsor: Zbranek, Zeb
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Pine Island Bayou Stormwater Control District; granting the authority to issue bonds and impose taxes; granting the power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 1909 75-0 (1997) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the North Harris County Regional Water Authority; granting the power of eminent domain and the authority to issue bonds and to levy and collect taxes; providing a civil penalty. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1926 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the assessment of damages in a condemnation proceeding. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1927 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to dismissal of condemnation proceedings. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1928 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to alternative pleading asserting a claim to property or seeking to condemn property. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1942 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Culberson County Groundwater Conservation District; granting the power of eminent domain; authorizing the issuance of bonds and the imposition of taxes. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1944 75-0 (1997) Author: Sibley, David Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Parker County Utility District No. 1; granting the power of eminent domain and authorizing the issuance of bonds. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
HB 8 74-0 (1995) Author: Yost, Gerald | et. al. Relating to the administration, powers, duties, operations, financing, and organization of solid waste management districts; granting the power of eminent domain and the authority to issue bonds; authorizing a tax. House: Environmental Regulation Coauthor Authorized
HB 32 74-0 (1995) Author: Kubiak, Dan | et. al. Relating to the exercise of the powers of eminent domain and the right of entry by the Texas High-Speed Rail Authority. House: Land and Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 396 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Bob | et. al. Relating to prohibiting certain entities from condemning property in certain circumstances. House: Land and Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 665 74-0 (1995) Author: Cuellar, Henry | et. al. Relating to the evaluation and effect of certain governmental actions to acquire private property. House: Land and Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 733 74-0 (1995) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the determination of value in condemnation proceedings. House: Land and Resource Management Referred to Land and Resource Management
HB 1357 74-0 (1995) Author: Alexander, Clyde
Sponsor: Turner, Jim
Relating to the assessment of damages, costs, and attorney's fees in an eminent domain proceeding. House: Land and Resource Management
Senate: Jurisprudence
Tagged in committee
HB 1587 74-0 (1995) Author: Marchant, Ken
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Public Finance Authority and to the issuance of bonds for certain state projects; validating a prior appropriation. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Finance
Read 2nd time & passed to 3rd reading
HB 2054 74-0 (1995) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to the preservation of property rights in condemnation proceedings and uniformity in assessment of market value. House: Land and Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 2294 74-0 (1995) Author: Yost, Gerald
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the regulation of groundwater; granting the power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 2609 74-0 (1995) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to real property valuations for certain governmental purposes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 2970 74-0 (1995) Author: McCoulskey, Huey Relating to the authority of a county to operate a water or sewer utility in unincorporated areas of a county. House: County Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3133 74-0 (1995) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Travis County Airport Authority; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting the power of eminent domain. House: Transportation Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3179 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Jack | et. al.
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Clear Creek Watershed Regional Flood Control District, granting the power of eminent domain, authorizing the issuance of bonds, providing for the levy, assessment, and collection of ad valorem taxes, and providing for a civil penalty. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3193 74-0 (1995) Author: Saunders, Robert
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Southwest Travis County Water District; granting the power of eminent domain. House: Land and Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
SB 345 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E. | et. al.
Sponsor: Uher, D.R.
Relating to tax abatement, reinvestment zones, and the refund of certain taxes by the comptroller to reimburse certain taxes paid on property in a reinvestment zone and to the creation of development districts in certain counties, which districts may adopt and levy a sales and use tax, receive the proceeds of a hotel occupancy tax, issue bonds, and exercise the power of eminent domain. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 383 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to granting the owner of landlocked property the right to an access easement under certain circumstances. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 390 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Counts, David
Relating to the disclosure of property valuation information to the owner of property to be acquired for public use. House: Land and Resource Management
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
SB 626 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Yost, Gerald
Relating to certain laws governing water districts and nonprofit water or sewer service corporations; creating penalties; granting authority to issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 842 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Jim Relating to the preservation of property rights in condemnation proceedings and uniformity in assessment of market value. Senate: Jurisprudence Placed on Reg. Order of Business Calendar
SB 1462 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: McCoulskey, Huey
Relating to the authority of a county to operate a water or sewer utility in unincorporated areas of a county, including the authority to acquire property through eminent domain. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on General State Calendar
SJR 31 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Proposing a constitutional amendment declaring that the taking of property to provide an access easement to land that does not have a means of access constitutes and serves a public use and purpose. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 189 73-0 (1993) Author: Kubiak, Dan | et. al. Relating to the exercise of the powers of eminent domain and the right of entry by the Texas High-Speed Rail Authority. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 198 73-0 (1993) Author: Rudd, Jim
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the filing and processing of condemnation proceedings. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 397 73-0 (1993) Author: Denton, Betty Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the West Community Hospital District; authorizing a tax; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting the power of eminent domain. House: County Affairs Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 485 73-0 (1993) Author: Yost, Gerald | et. al. Relating to the taking of private property by a governmental entity. House: State Affairs Coauthor Authorized
HB 570 73-0 (1993) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the determination of value in condemnation proceedings. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
House appoints conferees-reported
HB 1380 73-0 (1993) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Polk County Hospital District; authorizing a tax; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting the power of eminent domain. House: County Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 1792 73-0 (1993) Author: Linebarger, Libby | et. al. Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Edwards Aquifer Water Resource Management Authority and the management of the Edwards Aquifer; granting the power of eminent domain; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1805 73-0 (1993) Author: Brady, Kevin | et. al. Relating to the exercise of the power of eminent domain by the Texas High-Speed Rail Authority. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 2412 73-0 (1993) Author: Grusendorf, Kent Relating to public education; granting the power of eminent domain. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 221 73-0 (1993) Author: Sibley, David
Sponsor: Denton, Betty
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the West Community Hospital District; authorizing a tax; granting the authority to issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 501 73-0 (1993) Author: Haley, Bill
Sponsor: Hightower, Allen
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Polk County Hospital District; authorizing a tax; and granting the authority to issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 891 73-0 (1993) Author: Shelley, Dan Relating to the creation of airport authorities by political subdivisions; authorizing taxes and granting the power of eminent domain. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 966 73-0 (1993) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Black, Layton
Relating to notice given to residents or landowners by a common carrier. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 1031 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to granting the owner of landlocked property the right to an access easement under certain circumstances. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 1320 73-0 (1993) Author: Luna, Gregory | et. al. Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Edwards Aquifer Water Resource Management Authority and the management of the Edwards Aquifer; granting the power of eminent domain; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to special subcommittee
SB 1443 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the creation, administration, and powers, including the power of eminent domain, and to the duties, operations, and financing of Victoria Regional Water Authority, including the power to issue bonds and the power to levy and collect ad valorem taxes; relating to the power of certain political subdivisions and corporations to contract with the authority. Senate: Natural Resources Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 1477 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al.
Sponsor: Lewis, Ron
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Edwards Aquifer Authority and the management of the Edwards Aquifer; granting the power of eminent domain; authorizing the issuance of bonds; providing civil and administrative penalties; and validating the creation of the Uvalde County Underground Water Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 1493 73-0 (1993) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Bridgeport Area Community Hospital District; authorizing a tax; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting the power of eminent domain. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Received from the Senate
SJR 43 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Proposing a constitutional amendment declaring that the taking of property to provide a private access easement to land that does not have a means of access constitutes and serves a public use and purpose. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 373 72-0 (1991) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Travis County Airport Authority; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting the power of eminent domain. House: Transportation 1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Calendars
HB 456 72-0 (1991) Author: Rudd, Jim
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, financing, and organization of the Gaines County Solid Waste Management District; granting the power of eminent domain and the authority to issue bonds; authorizing a tax. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1268 72-0 (1991) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to procedures in condemnation proceedings. House: Judiciary Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
HB 1321 72-0 (1991) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro Relating to the establishment of Palo Alto University as a four-year coeducational institution of higher education; granting the power of eminent domain. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1642 72-0 (1991) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to condemnation proceedings. House: Judiciary 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 2287 72-0 (1991) Author: Lewis, Ron
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to the authority of the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation to enter private property to perform certain state purposes. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Reported favorably with substitute
HB 2288 72-0 (1991) Author: Lewis, Ron
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to the liability of the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation to adjoining property owners. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Reported favorably with substitute
HB 2562 72-0 (1991) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to condemnation proceedings. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2808 72-0 (1991) Author: Yost, Gerald Relating to the administration, powers, duties, operations, financing, and organization of solid waste management districts; granting the power of eminent domain and the authority to issue bonds; authorizing a tax. House: Natural Resources Placed on Major State Calendar
HB 2884 72-0 (1991) Author: Glaze, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, financing, and organization of the Upper Sabine Valley Solid Waste District; granting the power of eminent domain and the authority to issue bonds; authorizing a tax. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
SB 943 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the liability of the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation to adjoining private property owners. Senate: State Affairs Recommended for local & uncontested Calendar
SB 949 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the authority of the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation to enter private property to perform certain state purposes. Senate: State Affairs Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1222 72-0 (1991) Author: Dickson, Temple | et. al.
Sponsor: Smith, Ashley
Relating to the Texas State Technical College System, its organization, duties, and powers, including that of eminent domain and the authority to issue bonds. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 1328 72-0 (1991) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, financing, and organization of the Bexar County Solid Waste Management District; granting the power of eminent domain and the authority to issue bonds; authorizing a tax. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to special subcommittee
HB 185 72-1 (1991) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to a moratorium on the purchase of land for certain purposes by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HJR 4 72-1 (1991) Author: Cain, David | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to compensation for property taken for public use. House: Government Organization Left pending in committee
SJR 2 72-1 (1991) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to compensation for property taken for public use. Senate: State Affairs Postponed in committee
HB 13 72-4 (1992) Author: Denton, Betty Relating to the creation, administration, powers, dates, operation, and financing of the West Community Hospital District; authorizing a tax; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting the power of eminent domain. House: County Affairs Reported engrossed
HB 120 71-0 (1989) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro Relating to notice of an eminent domain proceeding. House: Judiciary Transferred to Calendars Committee
HB 230 71-0 (1989) Author: Beauchamp, Jerry Relating to eminent domain proceedings. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 618 71-0 (1989) Author: Laney, James
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Lamb County Hospital District; authorizing a tax; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting the power of eminent domain. House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 805 71-0 (1989) Author: Counts, David Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Nolan County Hospital District; authorizing a tax; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting the power of eminent... House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1738 71-0 (1989) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the creation of sports facility districts; providing for the issuance of revenue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2244 71-0 (1989) Author: McKinney, Mike Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of hospital districts; authorizing a tax; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting the power of eminent domain. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2342 71-0 (1989) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Rice Hospital District; authorizing a tax; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting the power of eminent domain. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2343 71-0 (1989) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Columbus Community Hospital District; granting the power of eminent domain; granting the authority to issue bonds;.... House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2610 71-0 (1989) Author: Thomas, Bill Relating to the management and operation of certain municipally owned utilities, including the power to issue bonds and the power of eminent domain. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2769 71-0 (1989) Author: Waterfield, Richard
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Hutchinson County Hospital District; authorizing a tax; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting the power of eminent... House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2853 71-0 (1989) Author: Schlueter, Stan | et. al.
Sponsor: Dickson, Temple
Relating to the establishment of Central Texas University as a four-year coeducational institution of higher education; granting the power of eminent domain. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
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HB 2952 71-0 (1989) Author: Finnell, Charles Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Baylor County Hospital District; granting the power of eminent domain; providing for the issuance of bonds and the levy of taxes. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3063 71-0 (1989) Author: Campbell, Ben Relating to the creation, administration, and powers, including the power of eminent domain subject to limitations, and to the duties, operations, and financing of Collin County Regional Water Authority.... House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Spkr.
HB 3084 71-0 (1989) Author: Hollowell, Bill
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, financing, and organization of the Van Zandt County Waste Disposal District; granting the power of eminent domain and the authority to.... House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3094 71-0 (1989) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to the creation, administration, and powers, including the power of eminent domain subject to limitations, and to the duties, operations, and financing of the Upper Trinity Regional Water District.... House: Natural Resources No action taken in subcommittee
HB 3105 71-0 (1989) Author: Robinson, Phyllis
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Shiner Hospital District; authorizing a tax; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting the power of eminent... House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3106 71-0 (1989) Author: Perry, Rick Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Olney Hamilton Hospital District; authorizing a tax; granting the authority to issue bonds;.... House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 3107 71-0 (1989) Author: Robinson, Phyllis Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Edna Hospital District; authorizing a tax; granting the authority to issue bonds;.... House: County Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3112 71-0 (1989) Author: Campbell, Ben
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to the creation, administration, and powers, including the power of eminent domain subject to limitations, and to the duties, operations, and financing of the Upper Trinity Regional Water.... House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3123 71-0 (1989) Author: Robinson, Phyllis
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Edgar B. Davis Memorial Hospital District; authorizing a tax; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting the power of.... House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3124 71-0 (1989) Author: Robinson, Phyllis
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Moulton Community Medical Clinic District; authorizing a tax; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting the power of.... House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 3129 71-0 (1989) Author: Edge, Eldon Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Frio Hospital District; authorizing a tax; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting the power of eminent domain. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3130 71-0 (1989) Author: Saunders, Robert
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Colorado-Fayette Hospital District; authorizing a tax; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting the power of eminent... House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3134 71-0 (1989) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Crosby County Hospital District; authorizing a tax; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting the power of eminent... House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 3140 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Jim Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Eastland Memorial Hospital District; authorizing a tax; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting the power of eminent... House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3145 71-0 (1989) Author: Stiles, Mark
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Liberty County Hospital District; authorizing a tax; granting the authority to issue bonds;.... House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3149 71-0 (1989) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, financing, and annexation authority of the Canyon Regional Water Authority; authorizing the issuance of bonds; providing the power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3150 71-0 (1989) Author: Watkins, Gary
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Ector County Hospital District; authorizing a tax; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting the power of eminent... House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3168 71-0 (1989) Author: Schlueter, Stan
Sponsor: Dickson, Temple
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the San Saba Hospital District; authorizing taxes; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting the power of.... House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 3174 71-0 (1989) Author: Melton, Bob
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the West Hill County Hospital District; authorizing a tax; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting the power of eminent... House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3177 71-0 (1989) Author: Robinson, Phyllis Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Yorktown-Nordheim Hospital District; authorizing a tax; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting the power of.... House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 3179 71-0 (1989) Author: Repp, Glenn
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Dallas County Improvement District; granting the power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3180 71-0 (1989) Author: Campbell, Ben Relating to the creation, administration, and powers, including the power of eminent domain subject to limitations, and to the duties, operations, and financing of the Upper Trinity Regional Water District, and to the.... House: Natural Resources Posting rule suspended
HB 3182 71-0 (1989) Author: Johnson, Sam
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Relating to the reorganization, administration, powers, duties, financing, and functions of the Seis Lagos Utility District; authorizing the issuance of bonds and the levy of a property tax; providing the power of eminent.... House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 3190 71-0 (1989) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Ward County Hospital District; authorizing a tax; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting the power of eminent... House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3191 71-0 (1989) Author: Shine, Hugh Relating to creation of certain industrial development corporations supported by a tax and having the power to issue bonds and the power of eminent domain. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3204 71-0 (1989) Author: Laney, James
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Hale Center Hospital District; authorizing a tax; and granting the authority to issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
SB 33 71-0 (1989) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to eminent domain proceedings. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Pending in committee
SB 315 71-0 (1989) Author: Dickson, Temple
Sponsor: Counts, David
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Nolan County Hospital District; authorizing a tax; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting the power of eminent... House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 335 71-0 (1989) Author: Dickson, Temple
Sponsor: Parker, Jim
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the McCulloch County Hospital District; authorizing a tax; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting the power of eminent... House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 713 71-0 (1989) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Rice Hospital District; authorizing a tax; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting the power of eminent domain. House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 717 71-0 (1989) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Columbus Community Hospital District; granting the power of eminent domain; granting the authority to issue bonds; and providing.... House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 907 71-0 (1989) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: McKinney, Mike
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of hospital districts; authorizing a tax; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting the power of eminent domain. House: County Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective upon adoption of con. amdt.
SB 935 71-0 (1989) Author: Lyon, Ted
Sponsor: Thomas, Bill
Relating to the management and operation of certain municipally owned utilities, including the power to issue bonds and the power of eminent domain. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 941 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Jefferson County Indigent Health Care District; authorizing a tax; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting.... Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 971 71-0 (1989) Author: Ratliff, Bill
Sponsor: Shine, Hugh
Relating to creation of certain industrial development corporations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 993 71-0 (1989) Author: Lyon, Ted
Sponsor: Campbell, Ben
Relating to the creation, administration, and powers, including the power of eminent domain subject to limitations, and to the duties, operations, and financing of Collin County Regional Water Authority, and to the.... House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1143 71-0 (1989) Author: Carriker, Steven
Sponsor: Finnell, Charles
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Baylor County Hospital District; granting the power of eminent domain; providing for the issuance of bonds and the levy of taxes. House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
SB 1612 71-0 (1989) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, financing, and organization of the Van Zandt County Waste Disposal District; granting the power of eminent domain and the authority issue.... Senate: Natural Resources Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 1623 71-0 (1989) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Hutchinson County Hospital District; authorizing a tax; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting the power of eminent... Senate: Health & Human Services Left as pending business in comm.
SB 1627 71-0 (1989) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the creation, administration, and powers, including the power of eminent domain subject to limitations, and to the duties, operations, and financing of the Upper Trinity Regional Water District, and to the.... Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 1634 71-0 (1989) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Santa Rita Underground Water Conservation District, including the authority of eminent domain and authority to tax and ..... House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1636 71-0 (1989) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Edge, Eldon
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Springhills Water Management District, including the authority to issue bonds and levy taxes and the power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1652 71-0 (1989) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Olney Hamilton Hospital District; authorizing a tax; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting the power of...... Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1672 71-0 (1989) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Edge, Eldon
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Frio Hospital District; authorizing the tax; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting the power of eminent domain. House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1694 71-0 (1989) Author: Parmer, Hugh | et. al.
Sponsor: Carter, Bill
Relating to crime control and prevention districts in certain counties; authorizing certain taxes. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1708 71-0 (1989) Author: Caperton, Kent | et. al. Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Colorado-Fayette Hospital District; authorizing a tax; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting the power of eminent... House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to County Affairs
SB 1710 71-0 (1989) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Parker, Jim
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Eastland Memorial Hospital District; authorizing a tax; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting the power of eminent... House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1735 71-0 (1989) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, financing, and annexation authority of the Canyon Regional Water Authority; authorizing the issuance of bonds; providing the power.... House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
SB 1750 71-0 (1989) Author: Ratliff, Bill
Sponsor: Russell, Sam
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Morris County Hospital District; authorizing a tax; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting the power.... House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1810 71-0 (1989) Author: Dickson, Temple Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation and financing of the San Saba Hospital District; authorizing taxes; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting the power of eminent domain. Senate: Health & Human Services Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 1815 71-0 (1989) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Ward County Hospital District; authorizing a tax; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting the power of eminent domain. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 44 71-1 (1989) Author: Campbell, Ben Relating to the creation, administration, and powers, including the power of eminent domain subject to limitations, and to the duties, operations, and financing of Collin County Water Authority, and to the creation.... House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 99 71-1 (1989) Author: Lewis, Gibson
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to the power of water districts to appoint reserve peace officers and to acquire interests in land; granting the power of eminent domain. House: Public Safety
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days--10/18/89
HB 138 71-1 (1989) Author: Tallas, Jim Relating to the authority of water supply corporations to acquire property and construct facilities, including the authority to exercise the power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 23 71-1 (1989) Author: Lyon, Ted
Sponsor: Campbell, Ben
Relating to the creation, administration, and powers, including the power of eminent domain subject to limitations, and to the duties, operations, and financing of Collin County Water Authority, and to the creation..... House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 116 71-3 (1990) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, financing, and organization of the Gaines County Waste Disposal District; granting the power of eminent domain and the authority to issue bonds.... House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Spkr.
HB 106 71-4 (1990) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, financing, and organization of the Gaines County Waste Disposal District; granting the power of eminent domain and the authority to issue bonds.... House: Natural Resources Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 154 71-4 (1990) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina Relating to the conduct of entities with state-granted eminent domain authority. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 13 71-5 (1990) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, financing, and organization of the Gaines County Waste Disposal District; granting the power of eminent domain and the authority to.... House: Natural Resources Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 122 71-5 (1990) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina Relating to the conduct of entities with state-granted eminent domain authority. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 33 71-6 (1990) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina Relating to the conduct of entities with state-granted eminent domain authority. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 62 71-6 (1990) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, financing, and organization of the Gaines County Waste Disposal District; granting the power of eminent domain and the authority to issue bonds.... Transmitted to the Governor
HB 522 70-0 (1987) Author: Oakley, Keith Relating to the right of eminent domain for the purpose of obtaining access to certain land dedicated to the Permanent School Fund. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 1194 70-0 (1987) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to the right of eminent domain for the purpose of obtaining access to certain land dedicated to the permanent school fund and to obligations of certain permittees and lessees of the state. House: Environmental Affairs Pending in committee
HB 1227 70-0 (1987) Author: Johnson, Cliff
Sponsor: Tejeda, Frank
Relating to the allowance of attorney's fees in a condemnation proceeding. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 1795 70-0 (1987) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to the condemnation of a private lake by a county. House: County Affairs Pending in committee
HB 1825 70-0 (1987) Author: Morales, Dan Relating to the authority of limited partnerships to exercise the power of eminent domain. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2162 70-0 (1987) Author: Hudson, David Relating to the exercise of the power of eminent domain for the purpose of obtaining access to land in which the state owns a property interest and to the liability of a person for certain activities on land in which the state owns a property interest. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2321 70-0 (1987) Author: Geistweidt, Gerald Relating to eminent domain permits issued by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: State Affairs Pending in committee
HB 2465 70-0 (1987) Author: Oakley, Keith Relating to the right of eminent domain for the purpose of obtaining access to certain land dedicated to the Permanent School Fund. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
SB 254 70-0 (1987) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to eminent domain procedures. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 255 70-0 (1987) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the granting of certificates of convenience and necessity in cases involving the exercise of eminent domain powers. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 611 70-0 (1987) Author: Lyon, Ted
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to the right of eminent domain for the purpose of obtaining access to certain land dedicated to the permanent school fund and to prospect and lease on state land. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
SB 1036 70-0 (1987) Author: Tejeda, Frank
Sponsor: Morales, Dan
Relating to the authority of certain partnerships to exercise the power of eminent domain. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SJR 21 70-0 (1987) Author: Blake, Roy
Sponsor: Uher, D.R.
Proposing a constitutional amendment declaring that the condemnation of property to provide a public access road to land that does not have a public access road constitutes and serves a public use and purpose. Record vote
HB 141 70-2 (1987) Author: Cain, David Relating to the assessment of damages in certain eminent domain proceedings. House: Judicial Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 154 70-2 (1987) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the authority of a municipality to apply certain of its ordinances to land in the municipality that is condemned by another municipality. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
SB 69 70-2 (1987) Author: Montford, John Relating to the assessment of damages in condemnation proceedings. Senate: State Affairs Left as pending business in comm.
HB 1207 69-0 (1985) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Sharp, John
Relating to the power of eminent domain of the Board of Regents of the University of Houston System; amending Section 111.38 of the Education Code. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
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HB 1911 69-0 (1985) Author: Heflin, Talmadge
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the authority of the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System to select and acquire a site for a Super-conducting Super Collider Accelerator project. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
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HB 2006 69-0 (1985) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to the compensation required to be paid by the state for the taking by eminent domain of certain signs used for outdoor advertising. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2008 69-0 (1985) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to the assessment for damages for the taking by eminent domain of certain outdoor advertising signs. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 339 69-0 (1985) Author: Lyon, Ted
Sponsor: Emmett, Ed
Relating to the right of eminent domain for the purpose of obtaining access to land dedicated to the Permanent School Fund in which the state owns a mineral interest; limiting use of property acquired. House: Energy
Senate: Natural Resources
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 884 69-0 (1985) Author: Montford, John Relating to a site for the Super-conducting Super Collider Accelerator project and the eminent domain authority of the board of regents of The University of Texas System. Senate: Education Reported favorably w/amendments
SB 1035 69-0 (1985) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the granting of certificates of convenience and necessity in cases involving the exercise of eminent domain powers. Senate: State Affairs Postponed in committee
SB 1100 69-0 (1985) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to eminent domain procedures. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1194 69-0 (1985) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to the award of compensation in certain water projects. Senate: Natural Resources Postponed in committee
SB 1198 69-0 (1985) Author: Sharp, John Relating to the powers and duties of the Board of Regents of the University of Houston System; amending section 111.38 of the Texas Education Code; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 45 69-3 (1986) Author: Oakley, Keith Relating to the right of eminent domain for the purpose of obtaining access to land dedicated to the Permanent School Fund. House: Energy No action taken in committee
HB 1118 68-0 (1983) Author: Gilley, Smith
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to notice of the commissioners' award in an eminent domain proceeding. House: County Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 1963 68-0 (1983) Author: Whaley, Foster Relating to the right of eminent domain for the purpose of obtaining access to land dedicated to the Permanent School Fund. House: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
SB 505 68-0 (1983) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to landowner rights and the exercise of the power of eminent domain and to notice requirements and other procedures related to condemnation hearings and negotiations. Senate: State Affairs No action taken
SB 1113 68-0 (1983) Author: Sharp, John Relating to the prohibition of the exercise of the power of eminent domain by certain river authorities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported from committee favorably with amendments
SB 1424 68-0 (1983) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to the right of eminent domain for the purpose of obtaining access to land dedicated to the Permanent School Fund. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 101 68-2 (1984) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the assessment of damages in certain eminent domain proceedings. House: Transportation
Senate: Finance
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HB 2031 67-0 (1981) Author: Keese, Bill Relating to truth in condemnation proceedings and fradulent eminent domain proceedings. House: Energy Resources Referred to Committee on Energy Resources
HB 2032 67-0 (1981) Author: Keese, Bill Relating to landowner rights and the exercise and abuse of the power of eminent domain. pref. no. 75. House: Energy Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 2070 67-0 (1981) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to damages in the condemnation of property occupied as a home. House: State Affairs No action taken
HB 2197 67-0 (1981) Author: Smith, Ashley Relating to the acquisition by counties of interests in real property. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HCR 108 67-0 (1981) Author: Keese, Bill Creating a special joint committee to study use of eminent domain. House: Energy Resources Referred to subcommittee
HR 88 67-0 (1981) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Directing the committee on Judicial Affairs to create a subcommittee to study state laws relating to eminent domain. House: State Affairs
SB 729 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Hill, Anita
Relating to the filing of eminent domain cases and objections to awards in county courts at law and district courts; providing for rotation. House: State Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
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SB 1030 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the exercise by a county of the power of eminent domain. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 1255 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to granting the power of eminent domain to higher education authorities. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Committee on Economic Development
HB 324 66-0 (1979) Author: Grant, Ben Z. Relating to the joint use of an existing easement under certain circumstances by a utility with the power of eminent domain. House: State Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on Utilities Legislation
HB 524 66-0 (1979) Author: Head, Fred Relating to the requirement of a public hearing in the exercise of the right of eminent domain. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1068 66-0 (1979) Author: Henderson, Don
Sponsor: Blake, Roy
Relating to purchase or condemnation of property for purposes of the state highway program. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1123 66-0 (1979) Author: Washington, Craig
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to granting the power of eminent domain to the Texas Southern University Board of Regents. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
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HB 1334 66-0 (1979) Author: Keese, Bill
Sponsor: Clower, Ron
Relating to landowner rights and the exercise of the power of eminent domain. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to subcommittee
HB 1416 66-0 (1979) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to a landowner's right to an annual rental in lieu of a lump-sum payment of damages for certain easements taken by condemnation. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to subcommittee
HB 1879 66-0 (1979) Author: Hill, Anita Relating to proceedings in Eminent Domain in the district courts in the State. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
HCR 117 66-0 (1979) Author: Keese, Bill Creating an interim committee to recodify the laws relating to eminent domain. House: State Affairs Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
HCR 129 66-0 (1979) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Creating special interim committee to study the state law relating to eminent domain. House: Rules Referred to Committee on Rules
HR 21 66-0 (1979) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Authorizing a subcommittee to study the state laws relating to eminent domain. House: Judicial Affairs
SB 351 66-0 (1979) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to granting the power of eminent domain to the Texas Southern University Board of Regents. Senate: Education Referred to Committee on Education
SB 494 66-0 (1979) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to a plaintiff's dismissal of condemnation proceedings and recovery of expenses by a landowner, to moving expenses as an item of damages, and to expenses allowed and the amount of an award when a second petition is filed. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 647 66-0 (1979) Author: Blake, Roy Relating to purchase or condemnation of property for purposes of the state highway program. Senate: State Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 30 65-0 (1977) Author: Parker, Walt
Sponsor: Creighton, Tom
Relating to the authority of North Texas State University and Texas Woman's University to exercise the power of eminent domain. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 54 65-0 (1977) Author: Kaster, James J. Removing the power of eminent domain from the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on State Parks
HB 378 65-0 (1977) Author: Head, Fred Relating to requirement of a public hearing in the exercises of the right of eminent domain. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 1734 65-0 (1977) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to damages in the condemnation of property occupied as a home. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2228 65-0 (1977) Author: Presnal, Bill
Sponsor: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Granting the power of eminent domain to the board of regents of The Texas A & M University System to acquire certain property for the Texas Forest Service. House: Natural Resources
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days
HCR 4 65-0 (1977) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Creating an interim committee to study the laws of this state relating to eminent domain. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
SB 360 65-0 (1977) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Keese, Bill
Relating to the powers, duties, and financing of certain entities providing certain electric facilities, as defined in the Act, and joint powers agencies, called municipal power agencies; validating certain actions of those entities and ordinances creating municipal power agencies. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 497 64-0 (1975) Author: McDonald, Felix
Sponsor: Longoria, Raul
Relating to eminent domain power of drainage districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 623 64-0 (1975) Author: Wilson, John Relating to the right of eminent domain for the purpose of obtaining access to land in which the state has a mineral interest. House: Judiciary Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 1170 64-0 (1975) Author: Lewis, Gibson Relating to the power of eminent domain by certain utilities and requiring negotiation with the property owner prior to entering on the land to make preliminary surveys or examinations. House: Judiciary Reported from committee favorably with amendments
SB 196 64-0 (1975) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the right of eminent domain for the purpose of obtaining access to land in which the state has a mineral interest. Senate: Natural Resources Motion to suspend rules lost
SB 201 64-0 (1975) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to advance approval by a condemnation board in a condemnation proceeding by a corporation having the right of eminent domain. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 606 63-0 (1973) Author: Mattox, Jim
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to the fair and equitable treatment of persons displaced as a result of any program involving code enforcement, rehabilitation, or demolition programs undertaken by any political subdivision of this state. House: Judiciary
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Signed by the Governor
HB 1252 63-0 (1973) Author: Wilson, John Relating to granting the right of eminent domain for the purpose of obtaining access to land in which the state has a mineral interest. House: Judiciary Failed to pass to engrossment
SB 406 63-0 (1973) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to the fair and equitable treatment of persons displaced as a result of any program involving code enforcement, rehabilitation, or demolition programs undertaken by any department, agency, or instrumentality of this state or of a political subdivision of this state. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
SCR 74 63-0 (1973) Author: Herring, Charles
Sponsor: Weddington, Sarah
Clarifying the precise public use of the property at Congress and 11th Streets. House: State Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Signed by Governor
HB 429 62-0 (1971) Author: Adams, Don Relating to the jurisdiction to hear appeals from awards in all matters of eminent domain.
HB 1372 62-0 (1971) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt Relating to the judicial jurisdiction to hear eminent domain cases.
SB 240 62-0 (1971) Author: Kennard, Don
Sponsor: Hale, L. DeWitt
Relating to jurisdiction of eminent domain cases and proceedings.
SB 241 62-0 (1971) Author: Kennard, Don
Sponsor: Spurlock II, Joe
Relating to transferring original jurisdiction in matters of eminent domain from the County Court and the County Court at Law of Tarrant Count to the district courts of that county.
SB 463 62-0 (1971) Author: Word, J.P.
Sponsor: Schulle, Gerhardt
Relating to granting a limited power of eminent domain to the Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz Memorial Naval Museum Commission.
SB 521 62-0 (1971) Author: McKool, Mike
Sponsor: Bass, Bill
Relating to providing for the fair and equitable treatment of persons displaced as a result of any program involving the acquisition of real property undertaken by any department, agency, or instrumentality of this State or of a political subdivision of this State.
SB 571 62-0 (1971) Author: Kennard, Don Relating to damages on dismissal of condemnation cases and reimbursement of the landowner's moving expenses.
SB 885 62-0 (1971) Author: Sherman, Max
Sponsor: Cates, Phil
Relating to establishing a procedure in condemnation proceedings should the plaintiff desire to enter upon and take possession of the property sought to be condemned, pending litigation, to provide for the depositing of a surety bond in lieu of an amount equal to the amount of damages awarded by the special commissioners in an eminent domain proceeding, such bond to be conditioned so as to secure all damages in excess of the award of the special commissioners that may be awarded or adjudged against the condemnor.
HB 170 61-0 (1969) Author: Clayton, Bill | et. al. Relating to vesting the Texas Water Development Board with the powers of eminent domain; requiring the attorney general to represent the board in legal proceedings.
HB 302 61-0 (1969) Author: Doran, Jr., Hilary B. | et. al. Providing for the payment of relocation expenses and assistance in acquiring right of way on all highways designated by the State Highway Commission as a part of the State Highway System; providing for the State Highway Commission to formulate rules and regulations; providing for payment by the Comptroller.
HB 445 61-0 (1969) Author: Slider, James Lenoy Relating to the jurisdiction of the County Court of Morris County and the 76th District Court over eminent domain proceedings.
HB 961 61-0 (1969) Author: Bass, Jr., James William "Bill" Relating to providing for appeals in eminent domain proceedings initiated by water control and improvement districts; providing for trial de novo in district courts; granting the right to trial by jury upon demand of either party.
HJR 47 61-0 (1969) Author: Bass, Jr., James William "Bill" Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that in all eminent domain proceedings a person whose property is being taken, damaged or destroyed for a public use shall be entitled to the right of a trial by jury.
SB 82 61-0 (1969) Author: Bates, Sr., James S. "Jim" | et. al. Relating providing for the payment of relocation expenses and assistance in acquiring right of way on all highways designated by the State Highway Commission as a part of the State Highway System.
SB 240 61-0 (1969) Author: Creighton, Tom Relating to vesting the Texas Water Development Board with the full powers of eminent domain with the Attorney General representing the Board in legal proceedings.
SB 324 61-0 (1969) Author: Kennard, Don Relating to providing restrictions on governmental approval of programs or projects requiring the use or taking of public land devoted to certain use by the public and prescribing requirements as to notice, public hearing, and findings; providing that clearly enunciated local preferences shall be considered, and that the provisions of the Act do not constitute a mandatory prohibition against the use of such area; providing time for filing of petition by dissatisfied party.
SB 347 61-0 (1969) Author: Hightower, Jack Relating to amending Statutes to delete the population bracket and the requirement that all cities involved be in the same county and to provide that cities and towns may contract with other governmental units and to add electric plants and systems to the purposes which are declared to be public purposes.
SB 452 61-0 (1969) Author: Kennard, Don Relating to transferring original jurisdiction in matters of eminent domain from the County Court and the County Court at Law of Tarrant County to the district courts of that county.
SB 502 61-0 (1969) Author: Kennard, Don | et. al. Relating to the dismissal of eminent domain proceedings after objections to the award have been filed and under certain other conditions, and providing for payment of moving costs of certain personal property when the owner of the land is actually displaced and under certain conditions pertaining thereto.
SB 514 61-0 (1969) Author: McKool, Mike Relating to providing for appeals in eminent domain proceedings initiated by water control and improvement districts; providing for trial de novo in district courts; granting the right to trial by jury upon demand of either party.
SJR 26 61-0 (1969) Author: Kennard, Don Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to provide that in all eminent domain proceedings a person whose property is being taken, damaged or destroyed for a public use shall be entitled to the right of a trial by jury.
HB 18 61-1 (1969) Author: Bass, Jr., James William "Bill" Relating to providing for appeals in eminent domain proceedings initiated by water control and improvement districts; providing for trial de novo in district courts; granting the right to trial by jury upon demand of either party.
SB 3 61-1 (1969) Author: McKool, Mike Relating to providing for appeals in eminent domain proceedings initiated by water control and improvement districts; providing for trial de novo in district courts; granting the right to trial by jury upon demand of either party.
SB 15 61-2 (1969) Author: McKool, Mike Relating to providing for appeals in eminent domain proceedings initiated by water control and improvement districts; providing for trial de novo in district courts; granting the right to trial by jury upon demand of either party.
HB 104 60-0 (1967) Author: Clayton, Bill Relating to conferring the power of eminent domain upon the governing bodies of state soil and water conservation districts.
HB 125 60-0 (1967) Author: Hinson, George T. Relating to transferring original jurisdiction in matters of eminent domain from the County Court of Hopkins County to the district courts in and for that county.
HB 178 60-0 (1967) Author: Murray, Menton J. Relating to repealing certain statute relating to the prohibition against acquisition of riparian rights, water rights, water supply, and certain facilities and lands by a person, corporation, city, town, municipality, or other public corporation by eminent domain or condemnation.
HB 321 60-0 (1967) Author: Rapp, William M. "Bill" Relating to the transfer of original jurisdiction in matters of eminent domain from the County Court of Willacy County to the district courts in and for that county.
HB 640 60-0 (1967) Author: Slider, James Lenoy Relating to transferring original jurisdiction in matters of eminent domain from the County Court of Morris County to the district court in and for that county.
HB 1132 60-0 (1967) Author: Murray, Menton J. Relating to conferring the power of eminent domain upon the Texas Water Development Board.
SB 66 60-0 (1967) Author: Hightower, Jack Relating to conferring the power of eminent domain upon the governing bodies of State Soil and Water Conservation Districts.
SB 442 60-0 (1967) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to conferring the power of eminent domain upon the Texas Water Development Board.
SB 523 60-0 (1967) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to amending certain statutes to give County Courts at Law and District Courts trying condemnation cases to set a fee for the special commissioners who act as arbitrators in such cases in an amount of not less than $10.00 to be charged as costs of court in such cases; providing an effective date.
SB 526 60-0 (1967) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to amending certain statutes by providing for the condemnor paying landowner's expenses and fees connected with a condemnation suit when the condemnor dismisses the suit before entry of judgment.
SB 536 60-0 (1967) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the value of property and the amount of damages in condemnation proceedings.
HB 250 59-0 (1965) Author: McDonald, Felix Relating to amending certain Acts so as to confer on the Board of Regents of Pan American College the power of eminent domain.
HB 285 59-0 (1965) Author: Lewis, Ben H. Relating to time allowed for filing objections to award decisions in eminent domain proceedings.
HB 901 59-0 (1965) Author: Crain, Jack Walton Relating to conferring the right of eminent domain on the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles.
HB 956 59-0 (1965) Author: Whatley, Willis James Relating to the conservation, storage and ownership of natural gas in counties having a population in excess of 1,200,000 according to the last preceding Federal Census or any future Federal Census.
HB 1164 59-0 (1965) Author: Shannon, Jr., Joe Relating to transferring jurisdiction of eminent domain proceedings from the County Courts at Law of Tarrant County to the district courts of Tarrant County.
HCR 36 59-0 (1965) Directing the State Building Commission to initiate condemnation proceedings on certain land adjacent to the State Capitol grounds, and to continue its policy of constructing buildings that do not obstruct, but enhance the beauty of, the view of the Capitol Building.
SB 53 59-0 (1965) Author: Bates, Sr., James S. "Jim" Relating to amending certain Acts by conferring on the board of Regents of Pan American College the power of eminent domain.
SB 187 59-0 (1965) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to conferring upon the Board of Regents of The University of Texas the power of eminent domain to acquire land for the use of The University of Texas system.
SB 452 59-0 (1965) Author: Colson, Esther Neveille Relating to conferring the right of eminent domain on the Texas Board of Corrections.
HB 291 58-0 (1963) Author: Miller, William H. | et. al. Relating to conferring on the Board of Regents of the University of Houston the power of eminent domain.
HB 383 58-0 (1963) Author: Fairchild, Robert Lewis Relating to eminent domain proceedings; providing for service of notice of the hearing where the property belongs to certain estates which have no legal representative.
HB 690 58-0 (1963) Author: Chapman, Joe N. Relating to removing the general jurisdiction in trial of all matters of eminent domain on appeal from the awards of commissioners from the County Court of Titus County; transferring the general jurisdiction in trial of all matters of eminent domain on appeal from the awards of commissioners to the district court having jurisdiction in Titus County.
HB 927 58-0 (1963) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to granting the commissioners court of Victoria County authority to condemn the right-of-way and roadbed of a railway company for the purpose of opening a public road and pedestrian crossing over said railway company's tracks.
HCR 88 58-0 (1963)
HB 180 57-0 (1961) Author: Gladden, Donald C. "Don" Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to awarding decisions in eminent domain proceedings, providing for notice thereof, and providing for objections thereto; providing for functions of judges and clerks in eminent domain cases in district courts and county courts at law.
HB 472 57-0 (1961) Author: McGregor, Malcolm Relating to fixing the jurisdiction of eminent domain cases in the district courts.
HB 556 57-0 (1961) Author: Spears, Jr., Franklin Scott Relating to amending a certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes relating to payment by the plaintiff of certain costs in eminent domain proceedings.
HB 792 57-0 (1961) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to granting commissioners courts authority to condemn the right-of-way and roadbed of a railway company for the purpose of opening a public road and pedestrian crossing over said railway company's tracks.
SB 226 57-0 (1961) Author: Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to payment by the plaintiff of certain costs in eminent domain proceedings.
SB 230 57-0 (1961) Author: Owen, III, Frank Relating to the conservation, storage and ownership of natural gas, and granting the right of eminent domain in underground reservoirs for the injection and storage of natural gas therein and the withdrawal of natural gas therefrom by any natural gas public utility or natural gas pipeline engaged in either or both the transportation or distribution of natural gas.
SB 412 57-0 (1961) Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to the authority of incorporated cities and towns to utilize eminent domain powers to condemn private property to establish thereon off-street parking for motor vehicles.
HB 289 56-0 (1959) Author: Parsons, Sam H. Relating to amending certain statutes relating to fees of commissioners appointed to assess damages in eminent domain proceedings, so as to provide that in all counties the Commissioners Court shall set the fee of the commissioners at any amount they may deem reasonable, not less than Five Dollars ($5) per day.
HB 361 56-0 (1959) Author: Spilman, Wade Fetzer Relating to amending certain statutes pertaining to eminent domain proceedings.
HB 362 56-0 (1959) Author: Spilman, Wade Fetzer Relating to amending certain statutes pertaining to the filing of notice of proceedings, suit or action affecting the title of land.
HB 595 56-0 (1959) Author: Cox, John Trimmier Morrison Relating to defining eminent domain powers of Bell County Water Control and Improvement District No. 5.
HB 670 56-0 (1959) Author: Kilgarlin, William Wayne "Bill" | et. al. Relating to conferring upon counties the right of eminent domain within the boundaries of municipalities with the prior consent of the governing bodies of such municipalities where land, right of ways or easements are, in the judgment of the Commissioners Court of such counties, necessary or convenient to any road which forms or will form a connecting link in the county road system or a connecting link in a State Highway.
HB 930 56-0 (1959) Author: de la Garza, II, Eligio "Kika" Relating to conferring upon Regional College Districts the power of eminent domain for the purpose of acquiring property for their needs.
SB 289 56-0 (1959) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to authorizing any nonprofit corporation incorporated under the laws of this state for charitable purposes and affiliated or associated with a medical center having a recognized medical school and which has for its purpose the support of medical facilities dedicated to the use and benefit of the public, situated in certain counties, to exercise the power of eminent domain.
SB 331 56-0 (1959) Author: Crump, Louis M. Relating to amending certain Statutes relative to Eminent Domain.
HB 262 55-0 (1957) Author: Spilman, Wade Fetzer Relating to amending certain Statutes by setting forth requisites of the statement in condemnation; authorizing filing of condemnation proceedings with Judges of County Courts at Law, County Judges, and District Judges under the circumstances provided herein.
HB 536 55-0 (1957) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing that the county judge shall be disqualified to try any condemnation case wherein the county of which he is the administrative head is a party; authorizing the recovery of damages by tenants on land being condemned even though such tenants do not own an interest in the land.
SB 35 55-0 (1957) Author: Lane, Wardlow William Relating to amending Eminent Domain Statutes, setting forth requisites of the statement in condemnation; authorizing filing of condemnation proceedings with Judges of County Courts at Law, County Judges, and District Judges under the circumstances provided herein; permitting the State of Texas to acquire title to real estate needed for highway purposes upon the filing of a petition and declaration of taking and of deposit of the amount of money estimated to be adequate compensation for property taken, etc.
HB 77 54-0 (1955) Author: Banks, Jr., Clinton Stanley | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statutes conferring upon the State Highway Commission the right of eminent domain acting by and through the Attorney General of the State of Texas, to condemn land for right of way in connection with the construction of a designated State Highway.
SB 255 54-0 (1955) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to provide that venue for the exercise of the right of eminent domain by the State Highway Commission shall be in the county where the land material sought to be condemned, or a part thereof, is located and that all such condemnation proceedings shall be in all things as provided; repealing all laws in conflict; that if any part is hold void, declaring intention to pass valid portions.
SB 256 54-0 (1955) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing for filing petition for condemnation with the County Clerk; providing for filing and docketing such petition as a preceeding in the County Court at Law; providing for filing Commissioners' report with the County Clerk.
SB 353 54-0 (1955) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to restoring to the County Court of Hill County original jurisdiction in matters of eminent domain; transferring from the District Court in Hill County to the County Court of Hill County, original jurisdiction in matters of eminent domain; making other provisions relating to such transfer; providing a severability clause.
SB 450 54-0 (1955) Author: Fly, William S. "Bill" Relating to sale of real property under execution; amending Statutes so as to permit sale at some place within the courthouse other than the courthouse door and to require the notice of sale to state the time and place of sale.
HB 89 53-0 (1953) Author: Gray, Sr., Jessy Franklin Relating to providing for and regulating the right of power of eminent domain and the process of condemnation thereunder to be exercised by or for the benefit of any political subdivision of this State or the citizens of said political subdivision against the property of the resident citizens of any other political subdivision of this State.
HB 383 53-0 (1953) Author: Gray, Sr., Jessy Franklin Relating to providing that in any development or project authorized under Section 59 of Article XVI of the Constitution of Texas, no property of any kind within the State of Texas may be acquired by the exercise of the right or the power of eminent domain and the process of condemnation thereunder unless the political subdivision in which said property is located will benefit from the development or project when completed for which the condemned property is intended to be used or is needed; providing the measure or determination of said benefits.
HB 674 53-0 (1953) Author: Briscoe, Jr., Dolph Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing for the hearing of evidence concerning and the assessment of damages of certain condemnation proceedings.
HB 779 53-0 (1953) Author: Patten, Robert Relating to amending certain Acts so as to provide for an independent showing of need or necessity in connection with the condemnation of lands, rights of way, easements, or other property for the construction, maintenance, or operation of pipe lines.
HB 432 51-0 (1949) Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al. Relating to conferring upon all counties in the State of Texas the right of eminent domain to acquire property, real and personal, rights of way and easement over land, public or private, for making and digging canals, drains, levees and improvements for flood control.
HB 795 51-0 (1949) Author: Heflin, James McDonald Relating to amend certain Article relative to condemnation proceedings in regard to conservation and reclamation.
HB 852 51-0 (1949) Author: Moore, Sr., Carlton | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain navigation districts heretofore or hereafter organized, containing municipalities of 300,000 population, or more, by the last or any future Federal Census, in addition to all other powers, to take possession of property sought to be condemned at any time after award of the condemnation commissioners upon deposit with the clerk of the amount of the award, relieving such navigation districts of the requirement of giving security for costs; providing that unconstitutionality of any part of this Act shall not invalidate the remainder.
SB 428 51-0 (1949) Author: Carney, Howard A. Relating to amending a previous Act, relating to "Eminent Domain" and condemnation proceedings by corporations, irrigation and water improvement districts, cities and towns, etc.
SB 200 50-0 (1947) Author: Vick, Kyle A. Relating to amending a previous Act, by providing for the development of the oil and gas resources of state-owned river beds, streams or channels, granting the right of eminent domain and condemnation in the development of minerals in river beds.
HB 640 49-0 (1945) Author: Storey, Cecil | et. al. Relating to amending certain Article relating to power of eminent domain.
HB 711 49-0 (1945) Author: Love, Jack Relating to amending Article 3269 R.C.S., 1925 providing procedure and practice in certain suits in district courts, etc.
HB 132 48-0 (1943) Author: Proffer, Robert L. "Bob" | et. al. Relating to conferring upon the Board of Regents of the Texas State College for Women of Texas the power of eminent domain to acquire land for the use of the College.
HB 205 48-0 (1943) Author: Craig, Richard Harrison Relating to authorizing the State Board of Control under the laws of the State of Texas to exercise the right of eminent domain and condemnation in the securing of lands necessary to the operation of State Eleemosynary Institutions, State Hospitals and other institutions under the control and jurisdiction of said Board and defining the duties and powers of the State Board of Control and the Attorney General's Department in regard thereto.
SB 269 48-0 (1943) Author: Graves, William Carey "Will (Bill)" Relating to amending certain regulations governing erection of power lines.
HB 398 47-0 (1941) Author: Shell, J. Harvey Relating to amending a certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes providing that a city or town shall have the right of eminent domain to condemn private property for the purpose of digging or drilling thereon water wells or producing water therefrom or constructing pump stations or reservoirs.
HB 413 47-0 (1941) Author: Isaacks, Samuel Jackson "Sam" | et. al. Relating to the granting to cities and towns the right to acquire property and business of public utilities by right of eminent domain.
HB 627 47-0 (1941) Author: Hughes, Duncan Spence | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act authorizing housing authorities to acquire by the exercise of the power of eminent domain any interest in real property; to create housing authorities for counties; to provide for the creation of regional housing authorities.
HB 958 47-0 (1941) Author: McDonald, Sr., William Thomas Relating to conferring upon the Board of Directors of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas the power of eminent domain to acquire land for the use of the College; exempting said Directors from depositing bond.
HB 1026 47-0 (1941) Author: Skiles, Sr., Joe Relating to conferring upon the Board of Regents of the Texas State Teachers Colleges the power of eminent domain to acquire land for the use of the Colleges.
SB 146 47-0 (1941) Author: Mauritz, Fred Relating to amending certain Article providing that a city or town shall have the right of eminent domain to condemn private property for the purpose of digging or drilling thereon water wells or producing water therefrom or constructing pump stations or reservoirs.
SB 367 47-0 (1941) Author: Graves, William Carey "Will (Bill)" Relating to amending certain Act authorizing housing authorities to acquire by the exercise of the power of eminent domain any interest in real property; to create housing authorities for counties.
SB 416 47-0 (1941) Author: Ramsey, Ben Relating to amending certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes by providing for the recording of the decision of commissioners in eminent domain proceedings in the minutes of the county court, and repealing all laws and parts of law in conflict herewith.
SB 443 47-0 (1941) Author: York, Joseph Alton Relating to conferring upon the Board of Directors of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas the power of eminent domain to acquire land for the use of the college.
HB 680 46-0 (1939) Author: Skiles, Sr., Joe Relating to amending a certain Article which provides that juries in condemnation suits in certain cases may under certain regulations be permitted to inspect the land sought to be condemned.
HB 692 46-0 (1939) Author: Skiles, Sr., Joe Relating to amending a certain Article by providing that in condemnation suits for the purpose of condemning land for public use in cases where the land is situated in two or more counties, suit may be filed in either county.
SB 418 46-0 (1939) Author: Pace, Will D. Relating to authorizing the Game, Fish and Oyster Commission to acquire by purchase lands, water rights, easements, rights-of-way and property of any person in this State.
HB 130 45-0 (1937) Relating to declaring the use of lands for the creation of lakes and reservoirs to be superior to other purposes.
HB 439 44-0 (1935) Relating to condemnation proceedings by the State Highway Commission for highway purposes.
HB 783 44-0 (1935) Relating to enlarging the powers of eminent domain of fresh water supply districts so as to enable them to use existing pipe lines, upon the payment of fair and just compensation, where such use will not impair the supply of service of the owner.
SB 156 44-0 (1935) Relating to the powers of any person, association of persons, corporation, irrigation or water improvement district, or any city or town to condemn land.
HB 791 43-0 (1933) Author: Greathouse, Joseph Felix "Joe" Relating to providing that hereafter in all condemnation proceedings, the mineral rights of the condemned party shall be held superior to the surface rights of the condemning party, and in the event of any conflict where it is necessary to drill any offset well, that the surface rights shall yield to the mineral rights, and the condemning party shall immediately remove any interference or hindrance therewith, and in the event of his failure to do so upon demand, the owner of the mineral rights shall have the right to do so, without liability.
SB 531 43-0 (1933) Relating to authorizing the Commissioners' Court to condemn land not more than one hundred feet in width for stream-bed diversion in connection with the locating, relocating or construction of a designated State highway.
SB 12 43-2 (1934) Relating to authorizing irrigation districts, water improvement districts and water power control districts to condemn land under the general condemnation statutes; authorizing irrigation districts, water improvement districts and water power control districts to take possession of the property sought to be condemned pending litigation after the award of the commissioners without first depositing bond or sum of money.
HB 595 42-0 (1931) Author: Davis, Ephraim McDaniel "E.M." Relating to amending certain statutes by providing for procedure and practice in suits against those having the right of eminent domain for property, damages to property, or injunction.
HB 664 42-0 (1931) Author: Satterwhite, Robert Lee Relating to conferring the authority upon the County School Trustees to exercise the right of eminent domain to acquire title to real property for Common School Districts and Independent School Districts having fewer than One Hundred Fifty (150) scholastics.
HB 1033 42-0 (1931) Author: Petsch, Alfred P.C. Relating to amending certain Statutes authorizing incorporated cities or towns to exercise the right of eminent domain to condemn private property for airport purposes.
SB 21 42-0 (1931) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson Relating to authorizing certain Charitable and Eleemosynary Institutions incorporated under the laws of the State of Texas to exercise the right of Eminent Domain and Condemnation within the confines of any incorporated city in this State having more than 43,000 inhabitants according to the United States Census of 1920, which city is in a county having a population of less than 100,000 inhabitants according to said Census.
SB 586 42-0 (1931) Author: Woodruff, Henry Grady Relating to water control and improvement districts; relating to right of eminent domain and assessment of taxes by water control and improvement districts.
SB 20 42-1 (1931) Author: Gainer, Charles Salter Relating to amending certain Acts by conferring upon all counties adjacent to the Gulf of Mexico the right of eminent domain, where land, right of way or easements or dumping ground privileges are necessary to be secured for the construction of an intra-coastal canal.
SB 376 41-0 (1929) Author: Woodul, Sr., Walter Frank Relating to the right of eminent domain of cities and independent school districts.
HB 23 41-1 (1929) Author: Holder, Ray Relating to vesting the right of eminent domain in the Board of Managers of the North Texas Junior Agricultural Mechanical and Industrial College.
SB 111 41-1 (1929) Author: Pollard, Sr., Tomas (Thomas) Glover Relating to providing that the State of Texas, through the Game, Fish and Oyster Commission, shall have the power, right and authority to condemn and appropriate to the use of the State, land and water in Smith County, Texas, for the purpose of erecting, constructing, enlarging and maintaining fish hatcheries, buildings, necessary equipments, roads and passageways to said hatcheries.
SB 24 41-3 (1929) Author: Williamson, W. Albert "Cap" | et. al. Relating to acquiring right of way for gravel pits by commissioners courts, etc.
HB 42 41-5 (1930) Author: Savage, William Thomas Relating to granting certain righs of eminent domain to Water Improvement Districts, authorizing such Districts to acquire by condemnation lands, easements and other property and the fee simple title, easement or right-of-way in, over or through any and all lands for any of its necessary and authorized purposes, except lands used for cemetery purposes, and lands used for supplying water under the laws of this State.
HB 12 40-0 (1927) Author: Pool, Adrian C. Relating to amending an Act authorizing the locator or owner of a mine or mining claim to connect the same by an aerial tramway with nearest smelter or line of railroad and to purchase or condemn a right-of-way therefor upon certain conditions.
HB 386 39-0 (1925) Author: Barron, Sr., Wingate Stuart Relating to conferring upon the Board of Directors of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas the right of eminent domain. House: Education
HB 396 39-0 (1925) Author: McFarlane, William Doddridge Relating to providing that cities and towns under five thousand population shall have the power to appropriate property for public purposes. House: Municipal and Private Corporations
HB 566 39-0 (1925) Author: Hull, Thomas Phillip Relating to amending certain statute relating to the practice in cases where a railroad is sued for property occupied by it for railroad purposes so as to include within the operation of said statute all persons or corporations having the right of eminent domain. House: Common Carriers
HB 574 39-0 (1925) Author: Montgomery, William Rogers | et. al. Relating to providing in substance that certain districts have power of eminent domain; providing the manner of condemnation proceedings. House: Conservation and Reclamation
HB 581 39-0 (1925) Author: Kittrell, Sr., Norman Goree | et. al. Relating to conferring upon counties the right of eminent domain where land, right of way or easements are necessary to be secured for the construction of jai, court houses, hospitals, delinquent houses, hospitals, delinquent and dependent schools, poor farms, libraries, or for other public purposes, and providing for the institution of such proceedings in the name of the county. House: Judiciary
HB 592 39-0 (1925) Author: Stevenson, James W. Relating to amending certain statute relating to the power of the State of Texas, though the Game, Fish and Oyster Commissioner, to condemn land for the purpose of erecting dredges. House: State Affairs
SB 61 39-0 (1925) Author: Real, Julius Relating to amending certain statute relating to eminent domain. Senate: State Affairs
SB 244 39-0 (1925) Author: Bowers, Richard Saffarrans Relating to conferring upon the Board of Directors of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas the right of eminent domain. Senate: Civil Jurisprudence
SB 364 39-0 (1925) Author: Miller, Eugene Relating to providing that cities and towns under five thousand population shall have the power to appropriate property for public purposes. Senate: Town and City Corporations
SB 401 39-0 (1925) Author: Murphy, Sr., Charles Alfred Relating to conferring upon counties the right of eminent domain, where land, right of way or easements are necessary to be secured for the construction of jails, courthouses, hospitals, delinquent and dependent schools, poor farms, libraries or for other public purposes, and providing for the institution of such proceedings in the name of the county, and that the assessing of damages shall be in conformity to the statutes of the State of Texas for condemning and acquiring right of way by railroads, and providing that no appeal shall cause suspension of work, and that counties shall not be required to give appeal bond or bond for costs. Senate: State Affairs
HB 10 38-0 (1923) Author: Irwin, Thomas K. | et. al. Relating to authorizing cities having more than 10,000 population to purchase and condemn real estate for highways, public squares or public places therein, and to provide for the cost thereof, and for the assessment of such costs against property benefited by such improvements and against its owners, and to enforce the collection thereof.
SB 31 38-0 (1923) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain cities to purchase and condemn real estate for the purpose of laying out, establishing, straightening, widening, opening or extending highways, public squares or public places therein.
SB 120 38-0 (1923) Author: Davis, John Relating to authorizing certain cities owning and operating their own waterworks systems to acquire by purchase, gift, devise or by the exercise of the right of eminent domain through and by condemnation proceedings, the necessary lands and property, public or privatefor the purpose of constructing reservoirs and for the purpose of the extension, construction, improvement and enlargement of the said waterworks systems.
SB 391 38-0 (1923) Author: Strong, James Garrison Relating to prohibiting private corporations, persons, cities, towns or other public corporations from exercising the right of eminent domain over certain riparian and water rights and lands under or adjacent to any streams in this State, used for the purpose of developing water power.
SB 69 38-2 (1923) Author: Witt, Edgar E. Relating to providing that, where the State of Texas, through the Game, Fish and Oyster Commssioner, has issued a permit to excavate and take from any body of water in the State, at the request of the permit holder, shall have the right and power to condemn land for the purpose of erecting dredges and necessary equipments, railroad spurs, and opening of roads and passage ways to said place of operations.
HB 19 36-0 (1919) Author: Laney, Charles O. Relating to granting to every person, firm, corporation, limited partnership, joint stock association, or association of any kind whatsoever owning, operating, or managing any pipe line or any part of any pipe line within the State of Texas for the transportation of crude petroleum that is declared to be a common carrier by and is subject to the provisions of certain statute of the General Laws of Texas, the right and power of eminent domain.
SB 57 36-0 (1919) Author: Caldwell, Walter Douglass | et. al. Relating to amending certain statutes relating to the condemnation by incorporated towns and public utility companies or corporations of private property for improvement purposes; providing for condemnation by cities and towns of private property for certain reasons.
SB 78 36-0 (1919) Author: Buchanan, Charles R. Relating to amending certain statute relating to pipe lines so as to remove the limitation of the right of common carrier pipe lines organized under said statute to condemn only for pipe lines not exceeding eight inches in diameter; granting right of eminent domain.
SB 79 36-0 (1919) Author: Bell, William Steve Relating to granting to every person, firm, corporation, limited partnership, joint stock association, or association of any kind whatsoever owning, operating, or managing any pipe line or any part of any pipe line within the State of Texas for the transportation of crude petroleum that is declared to be a common carrier by and is subject to the right and power of eminent domain in the exercise of which he, it, or they may enter upon and condemn the lands, rights of way, easements and property of any person or corporation necessary for the construction, maintenance, or operation of his, its or their common carrier pipe line, the manner and method of such condemnation and the assessment and payment of the damages therefor to be same as is provided by law in the case of railroads.
SB 257 36-0 (1919) Author: Carlock, Sr., Robert Lee | et. al. Relating to amending certain statute relating to the right of eminent domain of railways so as to provide that if any railroad corporation be unable to agree with the owner for the purchase of any real estate, or the material thereon, required for the purpose of its incorporation or the transaction of its business, etc., such corporation may acquire such property in the manner provided by law. House: State Affairs
Senate: Internal Improvements
HB 277 35-0 (1917) Author: Robertson, J. Ben Relating to eminent domain and the condemnation of property by public utility companies and corporations for widening streets, constructing plants and waterworks and laying pipes and providing for just compensation.
SB 100 35-0 (1917) Author: Caldwell, Walter Douglass Relating to the condemnation by incorporated cities and towns and public utility companies of private property for opening or widening streets or for the construction of extension of gas or electric light plants or water works.
SB 223 35-0 (1917) Author: Johnson, Willard Arnold Relating to granting the power to purchase, lease, or acquire by condemnation, for certain public purposes, to County School Trustees of common school districts, having less than 150 scholastics, Trustees of Independent School Districts having 150 or more scholastics and to Cemetery Associations, incorporated or unincorporated.
HB 413 34-0 (1915) Author: Caldwell, Walter Douglass Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to the condemnation by incorporated cities and towns and public utility companies or corporations of private property for opening or widening streets or for the construction of water works; prescribing the proceedings for such condemnation.
HB 498 34-0 (1915) Author: Holland, Robert H. Relating to empowering and authorizing the city council and county commissioners court of certain towns to condemn land an property and to compel all railroads to construct safety separations or crossings when such tracks or lines cross any public highway, road or crossing.
SB 202 34-0 (1915) Author: King, Steve M. Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to the condemnation by incorporated cities and towns and public utility companies of corporations of private property for opening or widening streets, avenues or alleys.
SB 350 34-0 (1915) Author: King, Steve M. Relating to granting incorporated cities and towns owning their own waterworks, the right to condemn private property in or outside of the city or town limits, for the purpose of acquiring right-of-way for digging or excavating canals, and for laying water mains into the city or town for the purpose of conducting water from any stream into the city or town for public use.
HB 619 33-0 (1913) Author: Watson, Daniel Relating to the condemnation of property for public purposes.
HB 716 33-0 (1913) Author: Tarver, William Allen | et. al. Relating to amending the Revised Statutes by adding the right of condemnation, so as to give to the City Council of an incorporated city or town, a power to take private property and condemn the same for the purposes of enlarging or establishing public parks.
SB 315 33-0 (1913) Author: Nugent, Clinton W. Relating to authorizing and empowering the State Normal Schools Board of Regents of this State to acquire by purchase or condemnation lands for sites on which to erect and maintain buildings and for other uses of the respective schools.
SB 33 30-0 (1907) Relating to conferring the power of eminent domain upon interurban electric railway companies.
SB 45 26-0 (1899) Relating to amending Article 4471, of Chapter 8, Title 94, of the Revised Civil Statutes of the State of Texas, of 1895, so as to permit railroad and other corporations having the right of eminent domain to enter upon and take possession of property sought to be condemned, pending litigation, upon the payment or security of the award of the commissioners appointed to appraise, and costs.
SB 318 26-0 (1899) Relating to empowering companies and corporations chartered, or what may hereafter be chartered by the laws of this State, for the purpose of owning, constructing or operating sewer systems, to condemn private property for the purpose of laying pipes, mains, connections, vats, filtering pipes, and for use of private property as a base of ultimate disposition of sewerage.
SB 311 22-0 (1891) Relating to regulating the condemnation of property for the erection of hospitals and pest houses.
HB 407 21-0 (1889) Relating to regulating the condemnation of property in cities and towns for the purpose of opening, widening, or changing public streets, avenues, or alleys, or for water mains or sewers.
HB 287 19-0 (1885) Relating to amending article 3969 title LXXIX, Revised Civil Statutes.
SB 84 18-0 (1883) Relating to regulating the condemnation of property in cities and towns for the purpose of opening, widening or changing public streets, avenues or alleys, or for water mains, or sewers

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