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HB 167 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Relating to a limitation on the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes of 105 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 182 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to a study of the economic impact of requiring the disclosure of the sales price of real property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 198 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al. Relating to installment payments of ad valorem taxes imposed on certain residence homesteads. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 379 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to mandatory sales price disclosure in real property sales; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 382 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 513 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to the reappraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of property damaged in a disaster. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
HB 522 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al. Relating to regulation by a property owners' association of certain religious displays. House: Business & Industry Considered in Calendars
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 535 85-0 (2017) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to compensation under the Crime Victims' Compensation Act for damages to real property suffered as a result of a person evading arrest or detention. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 755 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the use by certain tax-exempt organizations of certain payments made in connection with real property transfers to provide educational activities through certain schools. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 797 85-0 (2017) Author: Minjarez, Ina Relating to providing information to the public and to purchasers of real property regarding the impact of military installations. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 890 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to providing information to the public and to purchasers of real property regarding the impact of military installations. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 969 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Relating to the deferral or abatement of the collection of ad valorem taxes on certain real property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 993 85-0 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the provision of accounting statements by mortgage servicers for certain loans secured by a lien on residential real property. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 997 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to approval and recording requirements for certain conveyances of land owned by political subdivisions to the United States. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1053 85-0 (2017) Author: Meyer, Morgan | et. al. Relating to statutes of repose for certain claims involving the construction or repair of an improvement to real property or the attachment of equipment to real property. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1091 85-0 (2017) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to liability arising from certain prescribed burning activity. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1128 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the date and time for the public sale of real property. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
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 1168 85-0 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the mineral use of land that has been subdivided for energy development resulting in the generation of electricity. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 1170 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Miles, Borris
Relating to the authority of counties to advertise on personal property owned or leased by the county. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1288 85-0 (2017) Author: Rose, Toni
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to broker agreements for the leasing of real property owned by a county. House: County Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 1315 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the liability of employees of certain real property owners for certain claims arising from construction activities. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1325 85-0 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the application of the sales and use tax to certain services involving real property. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1358 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John Relating to the adoption of the Uniform Partition of Heirs' Property Act. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1395 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to the powers and duties of navigation districts, port authorities, and boards of trustees of municipal port facilities. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1406 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Relating to the authority of the asset management division of the General Land Office to sell real property to a federally recognized Indian tribe. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1470 85-0 (2017) Author: Villalba, Jason | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the public sale of real property under a power of sale in a security instrument. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1528 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to the powers and duties of navigation districts and port authorities. House: Transportation Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1626 85-0 (2017) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the authority of a taxing unit other than a school district to enter into a tax abatement agreement with an owner of real property in a tax increment financing reinvestment zone. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1634 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the waiver of penalties and interest if an error by a mortgagee results in failure to pay an ad valorem tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1717 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to wind energy conversion systems and facilities and the rights of owners of land on which the systems and facilities are located; providing an administrative penalty. House: Energy Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1737 85-0 (2017) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to certain academic programs and projects undertaken by public institutions of higher education at an off-campus academic or research site or a similar location. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1833 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the exemption of real property from ad valorem taxation during the period between the issuance of a judgment foreclosing a tax lien on the property and the sale of the property at a tax sale conducted under that judgment or the payment by the property owner of that judgment before the sale, as applicable. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1844 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to choice of law and venue for certain construction contracts. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1875 85-0 (2017) Author: Elkins, Gary | et. al. Relating to the use of the Plains Junction Trail by adjoining landowners. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism No action taken in committee
HB 1882 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Tracy | et. al. Relating to the management of university land by The University of Texas System. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 1974 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to durable powers of attorney. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
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 2104 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Relating to the filing of a bond by a private high-speed rail operator with the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2170 85-0 (2017) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al. Relating to responsibility for defects in the plans, specifications, or related documents for the construction or repair of an improvement to real property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 2213 85-0 (2017) Author: Kacal, Kyle Relating to the dissolution of the Falls County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1. House: Special Purpose Districts Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2343 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to prerequisites to asserting certain claims arising from certain construction defects. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2385 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to benefits offered to purchasers by builders of new residences. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2499 85-0 (2017) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to the disposition of real property interests by navigation districts and port authorities. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2512 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to a study regarding the feasibility of creating a mechanism by which a governmental entity could acquire small parcels of real property in an area and convey them to a developer in order to ensure the property is developed in compliance with model subdivision rules. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 2534 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to certain real estate sales, brokerage, and advertising activities, certain functions of the Texas Real Estate Commission, and the authorization of a ground lease with the Texas Facilities Commission to construct or maintain a building. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2535 85-0 (2017) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the ownership and local regulation of trees and timber. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2539 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the applicability of the law governing the mineral use of subdivided land. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
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 2567 85-0 (2017) Author: Bailes, Ernest
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to forest pest control. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2610 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the term for a lease of land owned by certain navigation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2611 85-0 (2017) Author: VanDeaver, Gary | et. al. Relating to broker agreements for the sale of real property by school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 2617 85-0 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to ownership and disposition of property and management of assets of an open-enrollment charter school for which the charter has been revoked, denied renewal, or surrendered. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 2668 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John | et. al. Relating to a mechanic's or materialman's lien for retained funds under certain construction contracts. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
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 2814 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom Relating to the installation and inspection of fire sprinkler protection systems; authorizing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2988 85-0 (2017) Author: Frullo, John Relating to authorization for the conveyance of certain real property from Texas Tech University to Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3062 85-0 (2017) Author: Kacal, Kyle Relating to the sale of property for delinquent ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 3065 85-0 (2017) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al. Relating to mechanic's, contractor's, or materialman's liens; authorizing a fee; changing the eligibility for community supervision. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3121 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to a revocable deed that transfers real property at the transferor's death. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3178 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael
Sponsor: Huffines, Don
Relating to the use of a broker for the sale or lease of real property by the Dallas County Hospital District. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3311 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to the date and time for the public sale of real property. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3378 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to adverse possession of real property by a cotenant heir against other cotenant heirs. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3402 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the sale of certain state property in Brazoria County by the Texas Board of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 3405 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to fire protection sprinkler systems in residential high-rise buildings in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3423 85-0 (2017) Author: Lambert, Stan
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the recording by a county clerk of certain documents relating to the sale or lease of public school land. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3447 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to community land trusts. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 3615 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to the ownership, sale, lease, and disposition of property and management of assets of an open-enrollment charter school. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3689 85-0 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles over real property and to the transfer of specific property from the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Transportation Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3761 85-0 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Board of Criminal Justice to the City of Dallas. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 3787 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to limiting the applicability of municipal and county regulations affecting real property. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3803 85-0 (2017) Author: Faircloth, Wayne
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to certain authorized investments for domestic life, health, and accident insurers. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3871 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to substandard residential building fines issued by certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 3974 85-0 (2017) Author: Ashby, Trent Relating to the eligibility of an individual, company, or corporation to purchase lots within an association or subdivision under the Texas Residential Property Owners Protection Act. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 4059 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to the transfer of certain property from The University of Texas System to the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 4086 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John Relating to expunction of a notice of lis pendens. House: Business & Industry Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4107 85-0 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria Relating to abatement of certain expedited foreclosure proceedings. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4153 85-0 (2017) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to certain suits concerning real property. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 4185 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to a petition by a landowner for annexation of the landowner's property by a municipality or release of the property from the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the municipality. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 4219 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to the procedure for qualifying for the exemption from ad valorem taxation of pollution control property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4264 85-0 (2017) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to certain sales of homestead. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HJR 34 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational functions. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
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
HJR 61 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the state or a municipality or county to donate certain property to the United States to promote border crossing security or international bridge trade corridors, to issue public securities to finance the acquisition or construction of that property, and to use public money to make certain payments related to public-private partnerships. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 71 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the transfer of certain state real property to the City of San Marcos. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 334 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to broker agreements for the leasing of real property owned by a county. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 348 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the authority of the board of directors of an appraisal district to acquire or convey real property or construct or renovate a building or other improvement. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 403 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to a temporary prohibition on increasing the market value of certain parcels of real property for ad valorem tax purposes following determination of a protest or appeal. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 499 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Wray, John
Relating to the adoption of the Uniform Partition of Heirs' Property Act. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
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 621 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the liability of employees of certain real property owners for certain claims arising from construction activities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 682 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the applicability of the law governing the mineral use of subdivided land. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 717 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Relating to the reappraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of property damaged in a disaster. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 775 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to providing information to the public and to purchasers of real property regarding the impact of military installations. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
SB 782 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to the ownership and local regulation of trees and timber. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Co-author authorized
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 807 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Workman, Paul
Relating to choice of law and venue for certain construction contracts. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 822 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al. Relating to the transfer of certain property from The University of Texas System to the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Left pending in committee
SB 830 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Walle, Armando
Relating to the provision of accounting statements by mortgage servicers for certain loans secured by a lien on residential real property. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 898 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the ownership and local regulation of trees and timber. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 972 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Tracy
Relating to the reappraisal for ad valorem taxation purposes of real property on which a building completely destroyed by a casualty is located. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Placed on General State Calendar
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 976 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian
Sponsor: Kacal, Kyle
Relating to the dissolution of the Falls County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 978 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the filing of a bond by a private high-speed rail operator with the Texas Department of Transportation. 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 1030 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1033 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Frullo, John
Relating to authorization for the conveyance of certain real property from Texas Tech University to Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 1050 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the sale of real property on which a state supported living center is located. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1082 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the ownership and local regulation of trees and timber. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1215 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: Shine, Hugh | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a joint interim committee to study issues related to construction contracts. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1249 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Schofield, Mike
Relating to adverse possession of real property by a cotenant heir against other cotenant heirs. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1349 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles over real property and to the transfer of specific property from the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
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 1395 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Sponsor: Perez, Mary Ann
Relating to the powers and duties of navigation districts and port authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 1405 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the public sale of real property under a power of sale in a security instrument. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Industry
SB 1506 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to mechanic's, contractor's, or materialman's liens; authorizing a fee; changing the eligibility for community supervision. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1596 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to a study regarding the feasibility of creating a mechanism by which a governmental entity could acquire small parcels of real property in an area and convey them to a developer in order to ensure the property is developed in compliance with model subdivision rules. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1609 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Schofield, Mike
Relating to regulation by a property owners' association of certain religious displays. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1658 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to the ownership, sale, lease, and disposition of property and management of assets of an open-enrollment charter school. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1729 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al. Relating to the reporting and disposition of certain state-owned real property. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
SB 1759 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to fire protection sprinkler systems in residential high-rise buildings in certain municipalities. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1814 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the transference of certain territory from one groundwater conservation district to another. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1894 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to certain suits concerning real property. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1904 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to ownership and disposition of property and management of assets of an open-enrollment charter school for which the charter has been revoked, denied renewal, or surrendered. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1931 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to community land trusts. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
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 2028 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the procedure for qualifying for the exemption from ad valorem taxation of pollution control property. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2073 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to a mechanic's or materialman's lien for retained funds under certain construction contracts. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2148 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the sale of certain state property in Brazoria County by the Texas Board of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2150 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Farrar, Jessica
Relating to a revocable deed that transfers real property at the transferor's death. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 2160 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the use of earnest money contracts and other offers for the sale of land before a subdivision plat is approved in certain border counties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2212 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to certain real estate sales, brokerage, and advertising activities, certain functions of the Texas Real Estate Commission. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SJR 42 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational functions. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 56 85-1 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al. Relating to regulation by a property owners' association of certain religious displays. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 196 85-1 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value of real property other than a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 390 85-1 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes. Filed
HJR 33 85-1 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to establish a limit on the maximum appraised value of real property other than a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 55 85-1 (2017) Author: White, James Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes. Filed
SB 86 85-1 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the local regulation of trees and timber. Filed
HB 262 84-0 (2015) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Relating to liability of an owner, lessee, or occupant of land that allows land to be used as a community garden. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 276 84-0 (2015) Author: Ashby, Trent Relating to the eligibility of land owned by certain members of the armed services of the United States for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 311 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to an executory contract for the conveyance of real property; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 615 84-0 (2015) Author: Clardy, Travis Relating to authorizing the sale of certain real property held by the Health and Human Services Commission to the City of Rusk. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 692 84-0 (2015) Author: Longoria, Oscar | et. al. Relating to compensation under the Crime Victims' Compensation Act for damages to real property suffered as a result of a person evading arrest or detention. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 703 84-0 (2015) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to authorizing a revocable deed that transfers real property at the transferor's death. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 862 84-0 (2015) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to requiring an electric utility to notify certain landowners of its application for a certificate of convenience and necessity for a proposed transmission line facility. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 971 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to requirements governing officers and directors of condominium unit owners' associations and property owners' associations. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1208 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Relating to lender notice of default to contractors regarding certain construction loans or financing agreements for the improvement of real property and related procedures for suspending contractors' and subcontractors' performance. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1221 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to seller's disclosures in connection with residential real property subject to groundwater regulation. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 1239 84-0 (2015) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the provision of accounting statements by mortgage servicers for certain loans secured by a lien on residential real property. House: Investments & Financial Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1276 84-0 (2015) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1289 84-0 (2015) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the acquisition and sale of unimproved real property by an urban land bank. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1406 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth | et. al. Relating to the liability of a political subdivision of this state for certain claims relating to land acquired by the political subdivision under certain circumstances. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
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 1575 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to requirements for reporting unclaimed mineral proceeds to the comptroller of public accounts. House: Energy Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1576 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to requirements for reporting unclaimed mineral proceeds to the comptroller of public accounts. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 1577 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to notice regarding and abandoned property held in connection with receiverships for certain mineral interests. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 1588 84-0 (2015) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to the validity of certain timeshare interests. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1617 84-0 (2015) Author: Paddie, Chris
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to authorizing certain real property transactions involving the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. House: State Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1639 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to providing information to the public and to purchasers of real property regarding the impact of military installations. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 1642 84-0 (2015) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the rights, remedies, and liability of certain owners and operators of environmentally contaminated property in certain counties. House: Environmental Regulation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1643 84-0 (2015) Author: Riddle, Debbie
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to abatement of public nuisances on certain undeveloped land; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1665 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to notice of water level fluctuations to purchasers of real property adjoining an impoundment of water. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1754 84-0 (2015) Author: Pickett, Joseph
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the conveyance of property by a municipality for the public purpose of economic development. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1772 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit to exempt from ad valorem taxation mineral interests owned by nonprofit corporations organized for the exclusive purpose of generating income for certain charitable nonprofit corporations through the ownership, lease, and management of real property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1784 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to damages in an action arising out of a deficiency in the construction or repair of an improvement to real property. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1884 84-0 (2015) Author: Peña, Gilbert | et. al. Relating to a limitation on the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes of 105 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1925 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the transfer of the Texas Farm and Ranch Lands Conservation Program to the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1933 84-0 (2015) Author: Darby, Drew
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to installment payments of ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1936 84-0 (2015) Author: Oliveira, René | et. al. Relating to notice by a property owner to a mortgage servicer that the owner intends to enter into a contract with a property tax lender. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1943 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron Relating to the indexing of correction instruments in a county index to real property records. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1946 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of a real property interest in oil or gas in place. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1966 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al. Relating to an account or bond for construction retainage under certain contracts. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1982 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Transportation to the University of Houston. House: State Affairs
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1991 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César Relating to qualifying projects for public-private partnerships. House: Economic & Small Business Development Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2003 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the applicability of the law governing the mineral use of subdivided land. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2041 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Relating to a limitation on the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes of 105 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2043 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of real property of a business that employs honorably discharged veterans. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2063 84-0 (2015) Author: Oliveira, René
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the recording and effective date of certain documents relating to nonjudicial foreclosure sales. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2066 84-0 (2015) Author: Oliveira, René | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the rescission of nonjudicial foreclosure sales. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2067 84-0 (2015) Author: Oliveira, René
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the rescission or waiver of an acceleration of the maturity date of certain debt secured by a lien on real property. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2069 84-0 (2015) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to the administration of foreclosure sales of real property. House: Business & Industry Reported favorably as substituted
HB 2104 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to procedures for the management, sale, or lease of certain state-owned real property and the management or collection of related funds, including disputed oil and gas royalties owed to the state. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2177 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to the power of a commissioners court to authorize ad valorem tax sales of real property to be conducted by means of online auctions. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2207 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the foreclosure sale of property subject to an oil or gas lease. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 2214 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the use of earnest money contracts to purchase land in certain border and economically distressed counties; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2261 84-0 (2015) Author: Villalba, Jason | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the transfer or termination of certain timeshare interests. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2316 84-0 (2015) Author: Márquez, Marisa | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the authority of the asset management division of the General Land Office to sell real property to a federally recognized Indian tribe. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Considered in public hearing
HB 2431 84-0 (2015) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to certain notices provided by the assessor or collector for, or an agent of, a taxing unit. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
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 2468 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the transfer of certain state real property from the Texas Department of Transportation to the City of Laredo. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Transportation
No action taken in committee
HB 2480 84-0 (2015) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the contents of a notice of appraised value sent to a property owner by the chief appraiser of an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2489 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to regulation by a property owners' association of residential leases or rental agreements. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2544 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al. Relating to adverse possession of real property by a cotenant heir against other cotenant heirs. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2547 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to Fort Bend County. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2559 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to leases and other agreements relating to real property entered into by certain hospital districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
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 2594 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to the modification or termination of restrictions by petition in certain real estate developments with certain amenities. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2682 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to certain features required for electronic documents recorded with a county clerk in certain counties; authorizing a fee. House: Government Transparency & Operation Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2759 84-0 (2015) Author: Paddie, Chris Relating to the exemption from certain construction requirements for volunteer fire departments in certain counties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2817 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to fees and costs imposed by mortgagees or mortgage servicers for certain legal services performed by an attorney. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2991 84-0 (2015) Author: Paddie, Chris | et. al. Relating to municipal regulation of minimum setback requirements for mineral exploration and development activities, including providing for and recording of waivers from those requirements. House: Energy Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3011 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the lease of undeveloped real property by certain hospital districts. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 3064 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property used to provide low-income or moderate-income housing. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3089 84-0 (2015) Author: Galindo, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Relating to fire protection sprinkler systems in certain residential high-rise buildings in certain counties; creating a criminal offense. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3160 84-0 (2015) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce | et. al.
Relating to an exception to the period of filing an application for the grant of letters testamentary or of administration of a decedent's estate. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3193 84-0 (2015) Author: Bernal, Diego
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to consideration of location of an offeror's principal place of business in awarding certain municipal contracts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3208 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Tracy Relating to rights to appeal rate and damage schedule determinations by the Board of Regents governing certain easements or other interests in land of The University of Texas System. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 3237 84-0 (2015) Author: Frullo, John Relating to the authority of certain domestic life, health, and accident insurance companies to make certain investments; adding provisions that may be subject to a criminal penalty. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 3244 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy
Sponsor: Hall, Bob
Relating to authorizing broker agreements for the sale of real property held in trust by home-rule municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3316 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Doug
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the time for recording a durable power of attorney for certain real property transactions. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3375 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to ownership and control of property acquired with state funds by the charter holder of an open-enrollment charter school. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3390 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to a written agreement concerning a projectile discharged from a firearm that travels across a property line; amending a provision subject to a criminal penalty. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3428 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to the temporary continuation of utility service for real property of a decedent. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3539 84-0 (2015) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the regulation by a developer of the installation of solar energy devices in a residential subdivision. House: Business & Industry Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3540 84-0 (2015) Author: White, Molly Relating to the groundwater rights of a landowner and the amount of groundwater production for which a groundwater conservation district may issue permits. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3598 84-0 (2015) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the applicability of the Private Real Property Rights Preservation Act to certain governmental actions. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3611 84-0 (2015) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to the notice of default required under a deed of trust or other contract lien on real property. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
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 3644 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to establishing a student grant program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board funded by depository interest and earnings on certain unclaimed original land grant mineral proceeds. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3646 84-0 (2015) Author: Smithee, John | et. al. Relating to insurance claims and certain prohibited acts and practices in or in relation to the business of insurance; amending provisions that are or may be subject to a criminal penalty. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3649 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al. Relating to a lifetime hunting license for certain nonresidents; authorizing a fee. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3663 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the temporary continuation of utility service for real property of a decedent. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3739 84-0 (2015) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to preferred qualifications for serving on an appraisal review board or panel of the board that hears ad valorem tax protests concerning commercial real property in certain appraisal districts. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 3750 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to interim studies on real property owned by the state. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 3787 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to a claim filing period and contractual limitations period in certain property insurance policies. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
HB 3818 84-0 (2015) Author: Landgraf, Brooks Relating to a leasehold or other possessory interest in real property granted by a public facility corporation for a public facility. House: Investments & Financial Services Referred to Investments & Financial Services
HB 3866 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al. Relating to the authority of a municipality to impose certain requirements for gun show promoters who lease municipal facilities. House: Urban Affairs Returned to Calendars Committee
HB 3867 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary | et. al. Relating to the appeal through binding arbitration of certain appraisal review board orders; changing the amounts of certain fees. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3881 84-0 (2015) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to installment payments of ad valorem taxes imposed on certain residence homesteads. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3951 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to the eligibility of persons to participate in an ad valorem tax sale of real property; creating a criminal offense. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 4015 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to land bank demonstration programs. House: County Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 4023 84-0 (2015) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the mineral use of land that has been subdivided for energy development resulting in the generation of electricity. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HCR 123 84-0 (2015) Author: Hunter, Todd Requesting the lieutenant governor and the speaker to create a joint interim committee to study compatible land use and regulatory standards for renewable energy development. House: Energy Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 23 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to exempt from ad valorem taxation mineral interests owned by nonprofit corporations organized for the exclusive purpose of generating income for certain charitable nonprofit corporations through the ownership, lease, and management of real property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 85 84-0 (2015) Author: Murphy, Jim Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational functions. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 93 84-0 (2015) Author: Peña, Gilbert | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 99 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 100 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to adopt a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the market value of real property of a business that employs honorably discharged veterans. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 450 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Sheets, Kenneth
Relating to the liability of a political subdivision of this state for certain claims relating to land acquired by the political subdivision under certain circumstances. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 462 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Farrar, Jessica
Relating to authorizing a revocable deed that transfers real property at the transferor's death. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
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 483 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to notice of water level fluctuations to purchasers of real property adjoining an impoundment of water. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 545 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 583 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the conveyance of property by a municipality for the public purpose of economic development. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 584 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Simmons, Ron
Relating to the indexing of correction instruments in a county index to real property records. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 598 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to improvements on private property for public private partnerships. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 624 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to installment payments of ad valorem taxes. Senate: Finance Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 638 84-0 (2015) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Otto, John
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Transportation to the Shepherd Independent School District; requiring the payment of certain transaction fees. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 738 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the transfer or termination of certain timeshare interests. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
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 903 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to procedures for the management, sale, or lease of certain state-owned real property and the management or collection of related funds, including disputed oil and gas royalties owed to the state. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 969 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the applicability of the law governing the mineral use of subdivided land. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1008 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Frullo, John
Relating to the authority of certain domestic life, health, and accident insurance companies to make investments in mezzanine real estate loans. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1019 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to abatement of public nuisances on undeveloped land in the unincorporated area of a county. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1038 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to a study by the General Land Office regarding the feasibility of creating a mechanism by which a governmental entity could acquire small parcels of real property in an area and convey them to a developer in order to ensure the property is developed in compliance with model subdivision rules. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1113 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the transfer of certain state real property to the City of San Marcos. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1147 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to leases and other agreements relating to real property entered into by certain hospital districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1384 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the foreclosure sale of property subject to oil or gas lease. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1412 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to seller's disclosures in connection with residential real property subject to groundwater regulation. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1452 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to the power of a commissioners court to authorize ad valorem tax sales of real property to be conducted by means of online auctions. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 1469 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to regular reapplication for certain pollution control exemptions from ad valorem taxation granted for certain property. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1589 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to requirements for reporting unclaimed mineral proceeds to the comptroller of public accounts. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 1/1/16
SB 1597 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the transfer of the Texas Farm and Ranch Lands Conservation Program to the Parks and Wildlife Department. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1615 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the qualifications required of an appraisal district employee in order to testify as to the value of real property in certain ad valorem tax appeals. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1626 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
Relating to the regulation by a developer of the installation of solar energy devices in a residential subdivision. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1628 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to insurance claims and certain prohibited acts and practices in or in relation to the business of insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
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 1821 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of real property of a business that employs honorably discharged veterans. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1832 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the contents of a notice of appraised value sent to a property owner by the chief appraiser of an appraisal district. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1852 84-0 (2015) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: White, James
Relating to the adoption of an amendment procedure for restrictive covenants affecting real property in certain residential subdivisions. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1894 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to the powers and duties of navigation districts, port authorities, and boards of trustees of municipal port facilities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1895 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to certain programs established by a municipality to provide affordable housing. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1915 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the provision of certain information by a seller of residential real property to a buyer of residential real estate. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1950 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Martinez, Armando
Relating to the fee imposed on certain property owners by a county for the establishment of street lights along a county road. House: County Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1981 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the eligibility of persons to participate in an ad valorem tax sale of real property. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1985 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of a real property interest in oil or gas in place. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/16
SB 1988 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to a leasehold or other possessory interest in real property granted by a public facility corporation for a public facility. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1996 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to installment payments of ad valorem taxes imposed on certain residence homesteads. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1998 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al. Relating to consideration of location of an offeror's principal place of business in awarding certain municipal contracts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SJR 30 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational functions. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Placed on Constitutional Amendments Calendar
SJR 60 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to adopt a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion, expressed as a dollar amount, of the market value of real property of a business that employs honorably discharged veterans. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
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 35 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the authority of a property owners' association to regulate the use of certain lots for residential purposes. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 52 83-0 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the sale of a cemetery plot; providing penalties; authorizing a fee. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
HB 141 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to county and municipal land development regulation. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 200 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to liability of certain electric utilities that allow certain uses of land that the electric utility owns, occupies, or leases. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 242 83-0 (2013) Author: Otto, John
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the requirement that certain ad valorem tax-related notices be delivered to a property owner by certified mail. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 243 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the authority of a community center that provides mental health or mental retardation services to sell certain real property of the center. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 258 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to liability of certain public utilities that allow certain uses of land that the public utility owns, occupies, or leases. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 302 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the duties of a mortgage servicer of certain residential mortgage loans. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 325 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the boundaries of public beaches. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
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 440 83-0 (2013) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to a requirement that certain religious organizations provide an annual report on property owned by the organization for which an exemption from ad valorem taxation is granted. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 584 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the posting of a notice of foreclosure sale on a county's Internet website. House: Technology
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 611 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the regulation of subdivisions in counties, including certain border and economically distressed counties. House: Land & Resource Management Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 699 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the location of certain public sales of real property. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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 832 83-0 (2013) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to the abatement of mosquitoes in stagnant water located on certain uninhabited residential property. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1028 83-0 (2013) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to expedited release from a certificate of public convenience and necessity for water and sewer service for certain landowners. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1144 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to availability of certain information regarding energy use and efficiency of certain residential property. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1158 83-0 (2013) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the amendment of restrictive covenants applicable to certain subdivisions. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1179 83-0 (2013) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the payment of restitution for the taking of wildlife resources without the property owner's consent. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1235 83-0 (2013) Author: Dale, Tony Relating to the operation of certain swimming pools by certain populous municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
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 1306 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Agriculture & Livestock Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1338 83-0 (2013) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to a limitation on the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes of 105 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 1360 83-0 (2013) Author: Ritter, Allan
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1361 83-0 (2013) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to validating certain acts of the Lower Nueces River Water Supply District transferring real property rights. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1377 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the ownership and local regulation of trees and timber. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1429 83-0 (2013) Author: Paddie, Chris Relating to the exemption from certain construction requirements for volunteer fire departments in certain counties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1459 83-0 (2013) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain real property leased to and used by charitable organizations. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
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 1554 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Justin
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the authority of municipalities to file a lien for the costs of abatement of a floodplain ordinance violation; providing a civil penalty. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1597 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to installment payments of ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1601 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to the regulation of residential mortgage loan originators, residential mortgage loan companies, mortgage bankers, and residential mortgage loan servicers under the jurisdiction of the Department of Savings and Mortgage Lending; changing a fee. House: Investments & Financial Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1650 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to county and municipal land development regulation. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 1651 83-0 (2013) Author: Smithee, John Relating to a claim filing period and contractual limitations period in certain property insurance policies. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1652 83-0 (2013) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al. Relating to liability of an owner, lessee, or occupant of land that allows land to be used as a community garden. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1712 83-0 (2013) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to an exemption from ad valorem and sales and use taxes for property used in connection with an offshore spill response containment system. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 1736 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of property used to collect, process, and deliver landfill-generated gas. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
HB 1742 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the release by a lender of insurance proceeds for damage to residential real property. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1753 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Diane
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to authorizing the board of regents of The University of Texas System to acquire certain property in the city of Arlington. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 1795 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to authorizing broker agreements for the sale of real property by certain municipalities. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1887 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al. Relating to consumer protection for and remedies available to a veteran who buys a home that does not comply with certain warranties; providing an administrative penalty. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1898 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to requiring certain residential property insurers to adjust certain claims under Texas Windstorm Insurance Association policies; imposing fees. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1940 83-0 (2013) Author: Orr, Rob Relating to certain correction instruments in the conveyance of real property. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2018 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to the sale and use of certain land used for a world exposition. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2068 83-0 (2013) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to establishment and functions of certain urban land bank programs. House: Urban Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2075 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the operation of certain condominium unit owners' associations. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2079 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the continuation of title insurance coverage of certain transferred property. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2089 83-0 (2013) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the powers and duties of the General Land Office, including the abolition of the Texas Facilities Commission and the transfer of its duties to the General Land Office. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 2091 83-0 (2013) Author: Canales, Terry | et. al. Relating to an executory contract for the conveyance of real property; providing a penalty. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2180 83-0 (2013) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to lender notice to contractors regarding a construction loan or financing agreement for the improvement of real property and related procedures for suspending contractors' and subcontractors' performance. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2192 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to binding arbitration of an appraisal review board order determining a protest of an unequal appraisal of the owner's property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2195 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to a franchise tax credit for building new single-family homes or duplexes that meet certain energy efficiency standards. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2243 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle dealers, manufacturers, distributors, and representatives. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2331 83-0 (2013) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the lease of certain real property in El Paso for the construction of facilities for the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2338 83-0 (2013) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the enforcement of restrictive covenants regarding solar panels. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2365 83-0 (2013) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to the public sale of certain real property. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2366 83-0 (2013) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to seize certain real property for the payment of delinquent ad valorem taxes and the amount secured by certain liens. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2438 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the authority of a county to assess costs and fees relating to the abatement of a nuisance on real property against certain persons. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2497 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property used to operate a child-care facility. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2502 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the authority of a municipality to require owners of real property to keep the property free of certain conditions. House: Urban Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2526 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the provision of construction documents to certain purchasers of newly constructed homes. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2527 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to disclosure of the nature and remediation of construction defects in residences that certain contractors repurchase because of the defects and subsequently resell. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2532 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the regulation of propane distribution system retailers; authorizing a fee. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2567 83-0 (2013) Author: Carter, Stefani Relating to the filing in county deed records of an instrument transferring a residential mortgage note; providing a civil penalty. House: Investments & Financial Services Referred to Investments & Financial Services
HB 2590 83-0 (2013) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the foreclosure sale of property subject to an oil or gas lease. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2591 83-0 (2013) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the sale by the Brazos River Authority and regulation of certain residential and commercial real property in the immediate vicinity of Possum Kingdom Lake. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2633 83-0 (2013) Author: Stephenson, Phil | et. al. Relating to the compensation of an owner of the surface estate in land for damages associated with mineral exploration and production operations. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2766 83-0 (2013) Author: Hunter, Todd
Sponsor: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Relating to the exclusion of certain flow-through funds in determining total revenue for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 2784 83-0 (2013) Author: Smithee, John Relating to certain authorized investments under the Insurance Code. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2794 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the notice and time for cure that must be provided to certain debtors before foreclosure of a contract lien. House: Investments & Financial Services Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2795 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to enforcement of a lien against certain decedents' interests in real property. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2797 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of real property owned or leased by a small business and used for business purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2798 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the definition of new property value for purposes of the calculation of certain ad valorem tax rates for a county. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2840 83-0 (2013) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the urban land bank demonstration program in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2892 83-0 (2013) Author: Raney, John
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the authority of the board of regents of The Texas A&M University System to dispose of real property and mineral interests under its jurisdiction. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 2895 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to authorizing the sale of certain real property in Brazoria County by the Texas Board of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
HB 2911 83-0 (2013) Author: Kuempel, John
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the regulation of real estate inspectors; changing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2978 83-0 (2013) Author: Parker, Tan
Sponsor: Paxton, Ken
Relating to procedures for expedited judicial foreclosure proceedings. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 3021 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to assignment of rents to holders of certain security interests in real property. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3027 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to requirements for an affidavit of adverse possession of real property. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3075 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the use of real property by the University of Houston--Sugar Land. House: Land & Resource Management 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 3107 83-0 (2013) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to issuance of certain personal property title insurance policies. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3131 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the line of vegetation and authorized development in certain beach areas; authorizing a fee. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 3141 83-0 (2013) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to relating to the extraterritorial jurisdiction of certain municipalities. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 3168 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Susan | et. al. Relating to wind energy facilities and the rights of owners of land on which wind energy facilities are located. House: Energy Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3217 83-0 (2013) Author: Price, Walter "Four" Relating to authorizing certain real property transactions involving the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3250 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to protecting landowners against aquifer depletion. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3316 83-0 (2013) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al. Relating to an account or bond for construction retainage under certain contracts. House: Business & Industry Point of order sustained
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 3396 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the rendition of certain property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3436 83-0 (2013) Author: Cook, Byron
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the use and development of state property, including real property within the Capitol complex. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 3437 83-0 (2013) Author: Otto, John Relating to the procedure for obtaining an allocation for ad valorem tax purposes of the value of certain property that is used in this state and outside this state. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
HB 3439 83-0 (2013) Author: Otto, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the representation of a property owner by an agent in a property tax matter. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3443 83-0 (2013) Author: Otto, John | et. al. Relating to the persons entitled to intervene in an appeal to a district court of an ad valorem tax-related matter. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
HB 3447 83-0 (2013) Author: Gutierrez, Roland
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the establishment and functions of certain urban land banks. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3468 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the revocation or amendment of a certificate of public convenience and necessity for water or sewer service by petition. House: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
HB 3474 83-0 (2013) Author: Paddie, Chris Relating to clarifying liability and damages for certain liens placed on and certain court records of real property. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3508 83-0 (2013) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the value of commercial property used to determine the cost of an attendance credit for school districts required to equalize wealth. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3553 83-0 (2013) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to mechanic's, contractor's, or materialman's liens. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3570 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to limiting the frequency of reappraisals of real property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3600 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the rights of an owner of the surface estate in land in connection with oil and gas exploration and production operations; providing administrative penalties. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3601 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to notice to a surface owner regarding certain oil or gas transactions or operations; providing an administrative penalty. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3618 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to expunging certain notices of federal tax lien. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3691 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to an order to conduct mediation following an application for expedited judicial foreclosure proceedings. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3736 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the sale of newly constructed homes and requiring the Texas Real Estate Commission to adopt contract forms to be used in the sale of a newly constructed home. House: Business & Industry Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3793 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to powers, duties, and services of entities serving counties and county residents. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
See remarks for effective date
HJR 54 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the boundaries of public beaches and declaring that the state holds public beaches in trust for the use of the public. House: Land & Resource Management Reported favorably as substituted
HJR 84 83-0 (2013) Author: Bell, Cecil Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HJR 86 83-0 (2013) Author: Ritter, Allan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational functions. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
HJR 126 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of real property owned or leased by a small business and used for business purposes to 110 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 142 83-0 (2013) Author: Ritter, Allan Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real and personal property used for the conservation, reuse, or recycling of water. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 144 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit the frequency of reappraisal of real property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
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 108 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Lewis, Tryon
Relating to adverse possession of real property by a cotenant heir against other cotenant heirs. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 133 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the use of certain state property for community food gardens. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 155 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of commercial or industrial real property. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
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 186 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Relating to the abatement of mosquitoes in stagnant water located on certain uninhabited residential property. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 291 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to notice requirements for gas utilities entering certain real property; providing an administrative penalty. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
SB 295 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to lender notice to contractors regarding a construction loan or financing agreement for the improvement of real property and related procedures for suspending contractors' and subcontractors' performance. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 304 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to requiring solar panels to be offered by certain builders of new homes. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 440 83-0 (2013) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to unenforceable restrictive covenants regarding standby electric generators affecting residential homes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 476 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to installment agreements for the payment of delinquent ad valorem taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 496 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al. Relating to the authority of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to review and approve capital projects and purchases of real property at public institutions of higher education in this state. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Left pending in committee
SB 552 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Nevárez, Poncho
Relating to an application filed with a county commissioners court to revise a subdivision plat; authorizing a fee. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 582 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to municipal swimming pool requirements for certain dwellings. Senate: Business & Commerce Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 593 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the authority of a property owners' association to regulate the use of certain lots for residential purposes. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Business & Industry
SB 633 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to liability of certain electric utilities that allow certain uses of land that the electric utility owns, occupies, or leases. Senate: State Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 650 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the continuation of title insurance coverage of certain transferred property. Senate: Business & Commerce No action taken in committee
SB 693 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Relating to clarifying liability and damages for certain liens placed on and certain court records of real property. Senate: State Affairs Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 723 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to the location of certain public sales of real property. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Business & Commerce
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
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 835 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to the application of the limit on appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to an improvement that is a replacement structure for a structure that was rendered uninhabitable or unusable by a casualty or by wind or water damage. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 837 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Bohac, Dwayne
Relating to the authority of a municipality to require owners of real property to keep the property free of certain conditions. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 841 83-0 (2013) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to certain authorized investments under the Insurance Code. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 842 83-0 (2013) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to authorizing the board of regents of The University of Texas System to acquire certain property in the city of Arlington. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 848 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Relating to assignment of rents to holders of certain security interests in real property. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 851 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to a claim filing period and contractual limitations period in certain property insurance policies. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 854 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Harper-Brown, Linda
Relating to the regulation of motor vehicle dealers, manufacturers, distributors, and representatives. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 887 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Orr, Rob
Relating to certain correction instruments in the conveyance of real property. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 917 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the sale by the Brazos River Authority of certain property at Possum Kingdom Lake. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 918 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to the sale by the Brazos River Authority and regulation of certain real property in the immediate vicinity of Possum Kingdom Lake. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 930 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Villarreal, Mike
Relating to the sale and use of certain land used for a world exposition. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 947 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to adverse possession of real property as a defense to certain offenses against property. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 985 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to authorizing broker agreements for the sale of real property by certain municipalities. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1087 83-0 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to file a lien for the costs of abatement of a floodplain ordinance violation; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1131 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1165 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Miller, Rick
Relating to the use of real property by the University of Houston--Sugar Land. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 1202 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to an order to conduct mediation following an application for expedited judicial foreclosure proceedings. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1230 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to the urban land bank demonstration program in certain municipalities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1231 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to the operation of certain condominium unit owners' associations. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1244 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to relating to the extraterritorial jurisdiction of certain municipalities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 1255 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to binding arbitration of an appraisal review board order determining a protest of an unequal appraisal of the owner's property. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 1281 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to mechanic's, contractor's, or materialman's liens. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1296 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to the regulation of real estate inspectors; changing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Postponed
SB 1315 83-0 (2013) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the exclusion of certain flow-through funds in determining total revenue for purposes of the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1335 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to an executory contract for the conveyance of real property; providing a penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1342 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to evidence of inequality of appraisal in judicial appeals of appraisal review board orders. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1423 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Hunter, Todd
Relating to validating certain acts of the Lower Nueces River Water Supply District transferring real property rights. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1434 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the definition of new property value for purposes of the calculation of certain ad valorem tax rates for a county. Senate: Finance Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
SB 1449 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the transfer of an ad valorem tax lien Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1455 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1508 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Workman, Paul
Relating to the rendition of certain property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/14
SB 1529 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to an exemption from property taxation for certain facilities that convert landfill generated methane into renewable natural gas. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1560 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to easements used for dune construction and maintenance projects in certain counties. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1599 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Lozano, J. M.
Relating to county and municipal land development regulation. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1619 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the exemption of inventory of certain retail businesses from ad valorem taxation by a school district. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1685 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to exemptions from property taxation and sales and use taxation for certain offshore spill response and well containment property used to control pollution. Senate: Finance Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 1732 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to authorizing the sale of certain real property in Brazoria County by the Texas Board of Criminal Justice. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SB 1770 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Relating to enforcement of a lien against certain decedents' interests in real property. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1780 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the definition of new property value for purposes of the calculation of certain ad valorem tax rates for a county. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1784 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to establishing the Texas Landowner Ombudsman office in the General Land Office. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1918 83-0 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to certain regulatory requirements placing expiration dates on land development permits and the use of land conveyed to the state or a political subdivision for a public purpose. Senate: State Affairs Subcommittee meeting cancelled
SJR 14 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of commercial or industrial real property for ad valorem tax purposes to 110 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SJR 44 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational functions. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SJR 52 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational functions. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
HB 40 83-1 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. Filed
HB 8 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to prohibiting certain private transfer fees and the preservation of private real property rights; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 44 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to the authority of a property owners' association to regulate the use of certain lots for residential purposes. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
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 213 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Relating to certain loans secured by a lien on residential real property and to other transactions involving residential real property; providing civil penalties. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
H. refuses to adopt conf. comm. rept-reported
HB 232 82-0 (2011) Author: White, James | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the amendment of restrictions affecting real property in certain subdivisions. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 267 82-0 (2011) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to rate and damage schedules governing certain easements or other interests in land of The University of Texas System. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
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 282 82-0 (2011) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to an analysis by the adjutant general of facility needs of state military forces before grants or conveyances of real property. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/11
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 565 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to the procedures required for the foreclosure of a property owners' association's assessment lien. House: Business & Industry Considered in Calendars
HB 568 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the cost to maintain open ditches in certain populous municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 583 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to access easements for partitioned property. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 635 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to a grace period to cure a default before foreclosure of certain contract liens on the residence of certain surviving spouses of military servicemembers and to the eligibility of the surviving spouse of a disabled veteran to pay ad valorem taxes imposed on a residence homestead in installments. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 663 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to procedures for amending restrictions governing certain residential subdivisions. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 666 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to a study regarding sales price disclosure of real property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 678 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to coordination between school districts and other governmental agencies regarding necessary transportation infrastructure improvements associated with real property owned or proposed to be purchased by school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 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 782 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to a requirement that certain bond issuers obtain an appraisal of property that is to be purchased with bond proceeds. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 788 82-0 (2011) Author: Kuempel, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the establishment and use of a private family cemetery by certain organizations in certain counties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 889 82-0 (2011) Author: Lewis, Tryon | et. al. Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of a real property interest in oil or gas in place. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 908 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the division of community property on dissolution of marriage. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 912 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the foreclosure of certain liens on real property. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 958 82-0 (2011) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to damages in an action arising out of a deficiency in the construction or repair of an improvement to real property. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 964 82-0 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to the effect of indexing notices of lis pendens. House: Business & Industry Considered in Calendars
HB 1056 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the ad valorem taxation of property used to provide low-income or moderate-income housing. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1071 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Sarah
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the extension of deed restrictions in certain residential real estate subdivisions. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1079 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Phil Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of commercial or industrial real property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1092 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al. Relating to the exemption from certain construction requirements for volunteer fire departments in certain counties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1184 82-0 (2011) Author: Legler, Ken Relating to a limitation on the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes of 105 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1228 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to payment and collection of assessments and other charges owed to a property owners' association and foreclosure of a property owners' association assessment lien. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
See remarks for effective date
HB 1231 82-0 (2011) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to the exemption from certain construction requirements for volunteer fire departments in certain counties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1235 82-0 (2011) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Transportation to the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 1278 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to regulation by a property owners' association of certain religious displays. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1285 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to the payment by the holder of abandoned mineral proceeds of the ad valorem taxes on the mineral interest to which the proceeds are attributable. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1289 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to the exemption of certain property from municipal drainage service charges and from related ordinances, resolutions, and rules. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1343 82-0 (2011) Author: Carter, Stefani | et. al. Relating to proper venue for certain criminal prosecutions of mortgage fraud. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1347 82-0 (2011) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to a refund of registration fees paid by home builders to the Texas Residential Construction Commission. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1355 82-0 (2011) Author: Orr, Rob | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to title insurance coverage for minerals and surface damage resulting from mineral extraction and development. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1390 82-0 (2011) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to retainage under certain construction contracts. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1392 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to a fee imposed on the transfer of property following a foreclosure sale to fund civil legal services for indigents. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1414 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to authorizing the sale of certain state land along the Canadian River bed. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 1428 82-0 (2011) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to an account for construction retainage; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Considered in Calendars
HB 1456 82-0 (2011) Author: Orr, Rob
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the waiver and release of a mechanic's, contractor's, or materialman's lien or payment bond claim and to the creation of a mechanic's, contractor's, or materialman's lien for certain landscaping. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 1/1/12
HB 1501 82-0 (2011) Author: White, James Relating to a landowner's exemption from the requirement to have a hunting license for hunting on the landowner's property. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 1510 82-0 (2011) Author: Hamilton, Mike
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the regulation of manufactured housing. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1531 82-0 (2011) Author: Ritter, Allan | et. al. Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1600 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the eligibility of land for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1604 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the regulation of land development, including county building code standards for new residential construction, and sales in certain counties and municipalities; providing penalties. House: County Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1635 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to exceptions to the prohibition of certain fees for a future transfer of residential real property. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1639 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the recovery of attorney's fees in foreclosure actions by property owners' associations. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1643 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the duration of a development agreement governing land in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of certain municipalities. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1685 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to a credit against the ad valorem taxes imposed by certain taxing units on commercial or industrial real property based on the cost of constructing a building on the property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1733 82-0 (2011) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of open-space land devoted to water stewardship purposes on the basis of its productive capacity. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1767 82-0 (2011) Author: Munoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the enforcement of county subdivision regulations prohibiting more than one residential dwelling on each subdivision lot; creating an offense. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1821 82-0 (2011) Author: Anderson, Rodney
Sponsor: West, Royce | et. al.
Relating to certain information or guidelines provided by or concerning a property owners' association or concerning subdivisions that are subject to restrictive covenants. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 1/1/12
HB 1862 82-0 (2011) Author: Anchia, Rafael
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to a tenant's remedies regarding a local government's revocation of a certificate of occupancy due to a landlord's failure to maintain the premises. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1943 82-0 (2011) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to liability of certain public utilities that allow certain uses of land that the public utility owns, occupies, or leases. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1971 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to the liability of a landowner for harm to a trespasser. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2000 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John Relating to taxation of property owned or controlled by a public facility corporation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2004 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the sale of certain state property in Brazoria County by the Texas Board of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
HB 2005 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the exchange of certain state property in Brazoria County by the Texas Board of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
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 2177 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to certain claims against persons licensed as real estate brokers and salespersons. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2197 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the purchase of property as part of a homestead land bank program. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
HB 2205 82-0 (2011) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the eligibility of persons to participate in the public sale of certain real property and the purchase of that property; providing a penalty. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2224 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the collection of certain foreclosure data by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
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 2241 82-0 (2011) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to amendment of restrictions in certain residential real estate subdivisions. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 2254 82-0 (2011) Author: Anderson, Rodney Relating to the scope and validity of correction instruments in the conveyance of real property. House: Business & Industry Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2258 82-0 (2011) Author: Deshotel, Joe
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the use and transferability of certain state property transferred from the state to Spindletop MHMR Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2321 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to requiring the full cash value of property, calculated only when property is purchased, constructed, or exchanged, be used for purposes of ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2347 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the eligibility of property to continue to receive a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for not more than three years after the property ceases to be the owner's principal residence if the property is being offered for sale. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 2375 82-0 (2011) Author: Hamilton, Mike
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to practices and professions regulated by the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2398 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the ownership of and right to produce groundwater. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2429 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to availability of certain information regarding energy use and efficiency of certain residential property. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2484 82-0 (2011) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to the state property tax compression percentage and the homestead property tax exemption under the public school finance system. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2486 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to assignment of rents to holders of certain security interests in real property. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2518 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Board of Criminal Justice to the board of regents of The Texas A&M University System for the use and benefit of the Texas Forest Service. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
HB 2584 82-0 (2011) Author: Anderson, Rodney
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to authorizing certain municipalities to donate surplus real property of negligible or negative value to certain private persons. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2611 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to claims for and distribution of unclaimed land grant mineral proceeds. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2684 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the foreclosure process; creating an offense; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2690 82-0 (2011) Author: Deshotel, Joe
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to authorizing local governments to convey real property interests to other local governments for less than fair market value. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2746 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to liability for the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land in the event of a change of use of the land if the land is transferred to a charitable organization for purposes of building housing for sale without profit to a low-income individual or family. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 2759 82-0 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of provisions of the Texas Probate Code relating to durable powers of attorney, guardianships, and other related proceedings and alternatives, and the redesignation of certain other provisions of the Texas Probate Code, including conforming amendments and repeals. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Administration
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2799 82-0 (2011) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to certain property owners' exemption from modification of existing deed restrictions. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2821 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to posting notice of real property sale by electronic display. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2829 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to requiring the disclosure of certain information to purchasers and renters of residential property in certain counties. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2849 82-0 (2011) Author: Simpson, David Relating to the rights of an owner of the surface estate in land in connection with mineral exploration and production operations; providing administrative and criminal penalties. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 2860 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to public improvement districts designated by a municipality or county. House: Urban Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2869 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the powers and duties of certain master mixed-use property owners' associations. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2902 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the extraterritorial jurisdiction of certain municipalities. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2927 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the system for appraising property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2950 82-0 (2011) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the limitation of liability of certain landowners. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2962 82-0 (2011) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the revocation or amendment of a certificate of public convenience and necessity for water or sewer service. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3038 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to unenforceable restrictive covenants affecting residential homes. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3040 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to lender notice to contractors regarding a construction loan or financing agreement for the improvement of real property and related procedures for suspending contractors' and subcontractors' performance. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3096 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the cancellation of a subdivision by a commissioners court. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3097 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the responsibilities of the comptroller and school districts in the implementation of the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means 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 3116 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzales, Veronica
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the execution of deeds conveying residential real estate in connection with certain transactions involving residential real estate. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3133 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of property on which housing is being or has been built or repaired for sale or rent to a low-income individual or family. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3148 82-0 (2011) Author: Torres, Raul | et. al. Relating to the issuance of windstorm and hail insurance policies by the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association for property located in certain flood zones. House: Insurance No action taken in committee
HB 3169 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the exemption of certain property from municipal drainage service charges and from related ordinances, resolutions, and rules. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3216 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to electronic communication between property owners and chief appraisers, appraisal districts, appraisal review boards, or any combination of those persons. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3347 82-0 (2011) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the operation of property owners' associations. House: Business & Industry Considered in Calendars
HB 3363 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the collection of certain foreclosure data by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3364 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the posting of a notice of foreclosure sale on a county's Internet website. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 3389 82-0 (2011) Author: Workman, Paul
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to a seller's disclosure of natural or liquid propane gas on residential real property. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3483 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to seller's disclosure regarding the presence of contaminants on residential real property. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 3488 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to the requirements for demonstrating eligibility for an ad valorem tax exemption for the residence homestead of an elderly or disabled person. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 3489 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to the disclosure of a hazardous drain in a swimming pool or spa by a seller of residential real property. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3491 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to establishment and functions of certain urban land bank programs. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3593 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to providing notice of foreclosure to certain lienholders. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3668 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to certificates of public convenience and necessity for water or sewer services. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3718 82-0 (2011) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the sale of real property. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3749 82-0 (2011) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to establishing certain rights of an owner of the surface estate in land who does not own any interest in the mineral estate in the land in connection with the exploration for and production of the minerals. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3760 82-0 (2011) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to home loans that are not federally related mortgage loans; providing civil penalties. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 3802 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to liability of certain public utilities that allow certain uses of land that the public utility owns, occupies, or leases. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3853 82-0 (2011) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the authority of a gas or electric corporation to use certain land to construct or operate a transmission line. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 54 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a court to partition the community property and to characterize future earnings of spouses as separate property on legal separation of the spouses. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HJR 79 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 82 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Phil Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of commercial or industrial real property for ad valorem tax purposes to 110 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 87 82-0 (2011) Author: Legler, Ken Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to 105 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 93 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Proposing a constitutional amendment exempting residential real property from ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 99 82-0 (2011) Author: Ritter, Allan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational functions. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 103 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a credit against the ad valorem taxes imposed by certain taxing units on commercial or industrial real property based on the cost of constructing a building on the property. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 107 82-0 (2011) Author: Ritter, Allan Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of open-space land devoted to water stewardship purposes on the basis of its productive capacity. House: Ways & Means 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
HJR 117 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the eligibility of property to continue to receive a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for not more than three years after the property ceases to be the owner's principal residence if the property is being offered for sale. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 142 82-0 (2011) Author: White, James Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish property taxes and limit the rates of state and local sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 156 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie Proposing a constitutional amendment to require that taxation be fair and equal and that the full cash value of property, calculated only when property is purchased, constructed, or exchanged, be used for purposes of ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 158 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Proposing a constitutional amendment releasing the state's claim of ownership or title to certain land in Lee County. House: Land & Resource Management Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HR 2697 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 213. Reported enrolled
HR 2703 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1320. Reported enrolled
SB 17 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to the regulation of residential mortgage loan servicers; providing an administrative penalty. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
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 142 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt
Relating to real property that is subject to restrictive covenants, including the operation of property owners' associations of subdivisions that are subject to restrictive covenants, and to certain foreclosure actions. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Postponed
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 184 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the use of certain state property for community food gardens. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 238 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt
Relating to the regulation by a property owners' association of the installation of solar energy devices on property. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 274 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the regulation by groundwater conservation districts of certain wells. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 299 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to mandatory sales price disclosure in real property sales; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 302 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the regulation of solar energy devices by a property owners' association. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 322 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe
Relating to certain requirements for reinsurance contracts covering, and to certain restrictions regarding, title insurance policies issued in this state. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 332 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al.
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Relating to the ownership of groundwater below the surface of land, the right to produce that groundwater, and the management of groundwater in this state. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 402 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene
Relating to community land trusts. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 1/1/12
SB 409 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of open-space land devoted to water stewardship purposes on the basis of its productive capacity. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 447 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the regulation of solar energy devices by a property owners' association. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 449 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of open-space land devoted to water stewardship purposes on the basis of its productive capacity. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SB 473 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Jim
Relating to adverse possession of real property by a cotenant heir against other cotenant heirs. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 474 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of commercial or industrial real property. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 485 82-0 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Carter, Stefani
Relating to proper venue for certain criminal prosecutions of mortgage fraud. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 498 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry
Relating to the trapping and transport of surplus white-tailed deer. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 538 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to transportation reinvestment zones. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 561 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to damages in an action arising out of a deficiency in the construction or repair of an improvement to real property. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 572 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to certificates of public convenience and necessity to provide water or sewer utility service. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 573 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Relating to certificates of public convenience and necessity for water or sewer services. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 590 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to retainage under certain construction contracts. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 609 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose
Sponsor: Gonzalez, Naomi
Relating to the exemption of certain property from municipal drainage service charges and from related ordinances, resolutions, and rules. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 619 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to requiring solar panels to be offered by certain builders of new homes. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 710 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Menendez, Jose
Relating to the disclosure of a hazardous drain in a swimming pool or spa by a seller of residential real property. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 817 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the division of community property on dissolution of marriage. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 854 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to notice provided to affected landowners of applications for transmission line certificates of convenience and necessity by electric utilities. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 855 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to assistance provided by the Office of Public Utility Counsel to interested parties on certain electricity matters involving certificates of convenience and necessity. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 873 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to rate and damage schedules governing certain easements or other interests in land of The University of Texas System. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 889 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Relating to assignment of rents to holders of certain security interests in real property. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 915 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al.
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to the ad valorem taxation of manufactured homes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1036 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to notice required in connection with possessory liens on motor vehicles. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1058 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: White, James | et. al.
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Department of Aging and Disability Services to the Angelina and Neches River Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
SB 1071 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the exchange of certain state property in Brazoria County by the Texas Board of Criminal Justice. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SB 1072 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the sale of certain state property in Brazoria County by the Texas Board of Criminal Justice. Senate: Government Organization Left pending in committee
SB 1083 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to development agreements governing land in a municipality's extraterritorial jurisdiction. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1101 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the provision of certain professional services by certain governmental entities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1110 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the regulation of multiple-unit rental home communities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1130 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Kleinschmidt, Tim
Relating to the exception from required public disclosure of certain records of an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Open Government, Select
Effective immediately
SB 1160 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Jackson, Jim
Relating to the liability of landowners for damage or injury, including liability for harm to a trespasser. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1171 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to practices and professions regulated by the Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification Board. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1173 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to lender notice of default to contractors regarding a construction loan or financing agreement for an improvement to real property and related procedures for suspending contractors' performance. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1187 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to the effect of indexing notices of lis pendens. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1201 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to regulatory takings. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1235 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to real property that is subject to restrictive covenants and the operation of property owners' associations of subdivisions that are subject to restrictive covenants. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1240 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to a tenant's remedies regarding a local government's revocation of a certificate of occupancy due to a landlord's failure to maintain the premises. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1295 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Beck, Marva
Relating to the mining and reclamation of certain land previously affected by surface coal mining operations. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1299 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of provisions of the Texas Probate Code relating to durable powers of attorney, guardianships, and other related proceedings and alternatives, and the redesignation of certain other provisions of the Texas Probate Code, including conforming amendments and repeals. Senate: Administration Referred to Administration
SB 1319 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene | et. al.
Relating to certain loans secured by a lien on residential real property and to other transactions involving residential real property; providing civil penalties. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1320 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to the execution of written instruments relating to residential real estate transactions and deeds conveying residential real estate in connection with certain transactions involving residential real estate; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1353 82-0 (2011) Author: Eltife, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
Relating to certain claims against persons licensed as real estate brokers and salespersons. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1367 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to the publication of a list of certain residential property claimed without record title. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1368 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe
Relating to the authority of a co-owner of residential property to encumber the property. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1373 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to the regulation of manufactured housing. Senate: Business & Commerce No action taken in committee
SB 1406 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to county regulation of property maintenance; imposing a penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1417 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to the limitation of liability of certain landowners. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1425 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe
Relating to an account for construction retainage; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1459 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to prohibiting certain private transfer fees and the preservation of private real property rights; providing penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1468 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the eligibility of persons to participate in the public sale of certain real property and the purchase of that property; providing a penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1496 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Anderson, Rodney
Relating to the scope and validity of correction instruments in the conveyance of real property. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1505 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Lewis, Tryon
Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of a real property interest in oil or gas in place. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/12
SB 1506 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of a real property interest in oil and gas in place. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1507 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the collection of certain foreclosure data by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1528 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to taxation of property owned or controlled by a public facility corporation. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1547 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the foreclosure of certain property associations' assessment liens. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1657 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to claims for and distribution of unclaimed land grant mineral proceeds. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1712 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to providing notice of foreclosure to certain lien holders. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1760 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene
Relating to notice of water and wastewater requirements before certain sales of certain residential properties. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1789 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Bohac, Dwayne
Relating to platting requirements affecting subdivision golf courses in certain counties. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1793 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to liability of certain public utilities that allow recreational use of land that the public utility owns, occupies, or leases. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 1816 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Pena
Relating to county and municipal land development regulation. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: International Relations & Trade
H. refuses to adopt conf. comm. rept-reported
SJR 5 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Proposing a constitutional amendment to clarify references to the permanent school fund, to allow the General Land Office to distribute revenue derived from permanent school fund land or other properties to the available school fund, and to provide for an increase in the market value of the permanent school fund for the purpose of allowing increased distributions from the available school fund. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Postponed
SJR 16 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of open-space land devoted to water-stewardship purposes on the basis of its productive capacity. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 20 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of commercial or industrial real property for ad valorem tax purposes to 110 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SR 1257 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 213. Reported enrolled
SR 1259 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1320. Reported enrolled
HB 77 82-1 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to claims for and distribution of unclaimed land grant mineral proceeds. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
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 28 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to requiring notice by a seller of real property of potential annexation of the property by a municipality. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
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 133 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to mandatory sales price disclosure in real property sales; providing a civil penalty. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 257 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to extension or modification of restrictive covenants in certain residential real estate subdivisions. House: Business & Industry Laid on the table subject to call
HB 311 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al. Relating to certain fees authorized by the Texas Residential Construction Commission Act. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 346 81-0 (2009) Author: Straus, Joe Relating to the refund of the sales taxes imposed on real property repair and remodeling services for certain energy efficient facilities. Filed
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 396 81-0 (2009) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to expunction of a notice of lis pendens. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
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 406 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the disposition of excess proceeds of a tax sale of real property or foreclosure of a tax lien on real property. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/09
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 459 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to county abatement and regulation of nuisances. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Co-sponsor authorized
HB 500 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to a temporary prohibition on increasing the market value of certain parcels of real property for ad valorem tax purposes following determination of a protest or appeal. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 554 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to the adoption and amendment of model building codes by certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 556 81-0 (2009) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to payment of attorney's fees in certain actions to recover possession of real property. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 570 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to requiring the disclosure of certain information to purchasers and renters of residential property. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 571 81-0 (2009) Author: England, Kirk Relating to permitting an owner, occupant, or lessee of agricultural land who is a certified prescribed burn manager to conduct a prescribed burn. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 751 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to the liability of certain public utilities that allow recreational use of land that the public utility owns, occupies, or leases. House: State Affairs Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 774 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to procedures for the adoption of a municipal zoning regulation or zoning district boundary. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 783 81-0 (2009) Author: Pickett, Joseph
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the liability of an electric utility that allows recreational use of land that the utility owns, occupies, or leases. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 859 81-0 (2009) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to liability for property damage arising in connection with the use of certain easements; providing a waiver of sovereign immunity. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 867 81-0 (2009) Author: Aycock, Jimmie
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to the City of Burnet. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 979 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to a limitation on the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes of 110 percent of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1023 81-0 (2009) Author: Deshotel, Joe
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the use of certain state property transferred from the state to Spindletop MHMR Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1045 81-0 (2009) Author: Otto, John Relating to the contents of a notice of appraised value sent to a property owner by the chief appraiser of an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1092 81-0 (2009) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to the authority of the voters of a county to allow the owners of certain real property to require that county and any municipal ad valorem taxes be imposed on that real property on the basis of a five-year average of the property's value. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1209 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to construction payment trust funds and liens securing payment for certain labor, services, or material. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1283 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to installment payments of ad valorem taxes on property in a disaster area. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 1288 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to property owner, contractor, and subcontractor liability for certain damages. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1291 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to regulation of certain disaster remediation contractors; providing penalties. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1311 81-0 (2009) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to Mitchell County. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1356 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to exemptions from the requirements governing real estate brokers and salespersons. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures 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 1407 81-0 (2009) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy
Relating to the redemption of real property sold at an ad valorem tax sale. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/09
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 1471 81-0 (2009) Author: Thibaut, Kristi | et. al. Relating to foreclosure sales of residential real property. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
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 1511 81-0 (2009) Author: Otto, John | et. al. Relating to requirements that fire sprinkler systems be installed in certain dwellings. House: Insurance Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1513 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to construction contract trust funds and the misapplication of those funds. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/09
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 1571 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to actions in a justice court regarding the repair of residential rental property. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1605 81-0 (2009) Author: Swinford, David | et. al. Relating to the authority of the commissioners court of a county to enter into an ad valorem tax abatement agreement. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1632 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the exemption from certain construction requirements for volunteer fire departments in certain counties. House: County Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1635 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to the abolition of the Texas Residential Construction Commission. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1751 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a renewable energy device, structure, facility, or system installed or constructed on residential property, land designated for agricultural use, or open-space land devoted to farm or ranch purposes for the generation of energy for use in connection with the property. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1884 81-0 (2009) Author: Pena, Aaron | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to authorizing the conveyance of certain state real property from the Department of State Health Services to Hidalgo County for the provision of outpatient health care services or another public purpose. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1937 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the voluntary assessment of property owners by a municipality to finance certain energy conservation improvements. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
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 1976 81-0 (2009) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce | et. al.
Relating to the operation of property owners' associations. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Co-sponsor authorized
HB 2039 81-0 (2009) Author: Truitt, Vicki
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Department of Aging and Disability Services to certain community mental health and mental retardation centers. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
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 2125 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda Relating to the liability of a landowner that allows recreational use of the landowner's land. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2223 81-0 (2009) Author: Parker, Tan
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to notice to certain homeowners regarding residential construction warranties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2257 81-0 (2009) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to mandatory sales price disclosure in certain real property sales; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2295 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Residential Construction Commission; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2324 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to authorizing the Texas Board of Criminal Justice to sell certain real property for municipal airport expansion. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 2338 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the refund of the sales taxes imposed on real property repair and remodeling services for certain energy efficient facilities. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2344 81-0 (2009) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the urban land bank demonstration program in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
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 2392 81-0 (2009) Author: England, Kirk Relating to the persons entitled to redeem property after the foreclosure of a property owners' association's assessment lien. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2393 81-0 (2009) Author: England, Kirk Relating to providing notice of foreclosure to certain lien holders. House: Business & Industry Subcommittee members named
HB 2395 81-0 (2009) Author: England, Kirk Relating to disclosure of certain information by a property owners' association. House: Business & Industry Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2450 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the administration of programs by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs in response to or in preparation for a natural disaster. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2461 81-0 (2009) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to publishing certain images of private property on the Internet; providing a criminal penalty. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2503 81-0 (2009) Author: Swinford, David | et. al. Relating to agreements for limitations on appraised value under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee members named
HB 2566 81-0 (2009) Author: Frost, Stephen Relating to the rights of spouses and claims for reimbursement in relation to separate and community property. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2595 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to liens on and foreclosure sales of real property. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2601 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to notice of a foreclosure sale of real property. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2658 81-0 (2009) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the release of certain property from a certificate of public convenience and necessity for water service and sewer service. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2675 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the establishment of the foreclosure prevention program. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2695 81-0 (2009) Author: Gattis, Dan Relating to the abolition of the Texas Residential Construction Commission. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2728 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Department of Aging and Disability Services to the Veterans' Land Board. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
HB 2761 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to notification requirements regarding foreclosure prevention assistance in connection with a home loan. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 2896 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to requiring the Texas Residential Construction Commission to adopt forms to be used by builders for contracts for the sale or construction of a new home. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2979 81-0 (2009) Author: Otto, John Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Transportation to Polk County. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3017 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to the procedures for payment of property owners' association assessments and related costs. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3019 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to provision of construction documents to purchasers of newly constructed homes. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3020 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to disclosure of the cause of and remediation of construction defects resulting in resale by certain homebuilders. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3025 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to regulation by a property owners' association of certain religious displays. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on intent calendar
HB 3031 81-0 (2009) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the sale by the Brazos River Authority of certain residential and commercial leased lots and other real property in the immediate vicinity of Possum Kingdom Lake. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3032 81-0 (2009) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the sale of certain property at Possum Kingdom Lake by the Brazos River Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3053 81-0 (2009) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to child support liens on real property. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3059 81-0 (2009) Author: Farabee, David Relating to persons subject to liability for residential construction defects or regulation as a builder of residential construction. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3073 81-0 (2009) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to charges at closing of certain real property transactions. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 1/1/10
HB 3102 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to requiring defendants convicted of the manufacture of methamphetamine to pay for remediation measures for the premises on which the methamphetamine was manufactured. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 3111 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to authorizing Bexar County to issue bonds or notes to finance the acquisition of real property and the construction of a building or facility on the property for use by an institution of higher education and to pledge for repayment of those bonds or notes increases in revenues from ad valorem taxes imposed by the county and other political subdivisions on property located in a designated area of the county. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3128 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to service of process on condominium unit owners and condominium unit owners' associations in certain municipalities. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3160 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the urban land bank demonstration program in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3182 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to consumer protection for and remedies available to a homebuyer whose home does not comply with certain warranties; providing an administrative penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 3193 81-0 (2009) Author: Frost, Stephen Relating to an award of attorney's fees in a suit for partition of real estate. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3202 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to authorizing the transfer of certain real property held by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3210 81-0 (2009) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation for property owned by a religious organization for purposes of expanding a religious facility or constructing a new religious facility. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3248 81-0 (2009) Author: Cohen, Ellen Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3319 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the creation of property owners' associations and the extension of, addition to, or modification of deed restrictions in certain areas. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3321 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to creation, re-creation, extension, renewal, or modification of or addition to deed restrictions in certain areas. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3348 81-0 (2009) Author: Gattis, Dan Relating to regulation of residential construction; providing a penalty. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3349 81-0 (2009) Author: Gattis, Dan Relating to the operation of the Texas Residential Construction Commission. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3397 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to authorizing a change in a municipal zoning classification under certain circumstances. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 3400 81-0 (2009) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to certain construction liens under the Texas Residential Construction Commission Act. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3438 81-0 (2009) Author: Hodge, Terri
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to authorizing the Texas Board of Criminal Justice to convey certain real property to the City of Dallas in exchange for comparable property. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 3440 81-0 (2009) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to amendment and enforcement of restrictive covenants in certain areas. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3441 81-0 (2009) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim | et. al. Relating to certain construction liens under the Texas Residential Construction Commission Act. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3443 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to tenant's remedies regarding governmental determination of substandard housing. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3454 81-0 (2009) Author: Otto, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Relating to the determination of the value of property for ad valorem tax purposes, including appeals of appraisal review board orders determining protests of property value determinations, and the use of certain values by school districts in adopting tax rates. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 3477 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to authorizing an emergency services district to impose an ad valorem tax for the acquisition of land, equipment, or apparatus or the construction of capital improvements. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3479 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to filing of instruments conveying real property in certain counties and redemption of property after the foreclosure of certain assessment liens. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3482 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the notice required by mortgage servicers before foreclosing a contract lien on certain real property; providing civil penalties. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3501 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to the authority of owners and managers of apartment houses to assess a service charge for the submetering of water and wastewater services. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3502 81-0 (2009) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to acknowledgements required of a purchaser of residential real property in connection with the receipt of a seller's disclosure notice regarding the property. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 1/1/10
HB 3589 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to requiring foreclosure deferment and reset notification on certain residential mortgages. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 3629 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Residential Construction Commission and the licensing and regulation of certain builders. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3632 81-0 (2009) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the authority of the state to acquire, sell, or exchange certain land. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
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 3766 81-0 (2009) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to municipal regulation of the discharge of firearms and certain other weapons. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3768 81-0 (2009) Author: Paxton, Ken
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to continuation of title insurance coverage of transferred property. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3779 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to requiring the full cash value of property, calculated only when property is purchased, constructed, or exchanged, be used for purposes of ad valorem taxation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3826 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to certain disputes involving residential construction projects employing undocumented workers. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3834 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to requiring the seller of certain real property to provide notice regarding the purchaser's duty to register water wells located or drilled on the property. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on intent calendar
HB 3840 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to limiting the frequency of reappraisals of real property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3857 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to foreclosure of liens on real property and certain personal property owned by members or dependents of the military; providing a criminal penalty. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 3871 81-0 (2009) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to the operation of the Texas Residential Construction Commission; providing an administrative penalty. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3896 81-0 (2009) Author: Oliveira, Rene
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the authority of the governing body of a municipality or the commissioners court of a county to enter into an ad valorem tax abatement agreement. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 3913 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to resolution of disputes arising under certain construction contracts. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3928 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to proof of ownership of homestead property after a disaster. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3945 81-0 (2009) Author: Orr, Rob
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to a title insurance company affidavit as a release of lien. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3993 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to lease-option contracts. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4034 81-0 (2009) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to the publication by an appraisal district on the district's Internet website of certain information regarding real property appraised by the district. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 4043 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to notifications to certain purchasers of real property that may be located in an area subject to a certificate of convenience and necessity for water or sewer service. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 4069 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to the priority of transferred tax liens. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4086 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to energy efficiency in newly constructed buildings. House: Energy Resources Subcommittee members named
HB 4117 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the determination of the total taxable value of property in a school district under the property value study conducted by the comptroller of public accounts. House: Ways & Means Left pending 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 4219 81-0 (2009) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of a fee associated with the transfer of real property. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4256 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to voluntary sales price disclosure in real property sales. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 4258 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the regulation by groundwater conservation districts of the drilling of and the production of groundwater by certain water wells. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4363 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to incorrect or unequal appraised value of a property. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 4364 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the authority of certain designated agents to receive certain notices from an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 4365 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to an award of attorney's fees to a prevailing property owner in a property tax dispute resolved by binding arbitration. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 4438 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to the Texas Forest Service. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on intent calendar
HB 4452 81-0 (2009) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to amendments to the Texas Timeshare Act. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 4559 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to regulation of condominium conversions. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 4592 81-0 (2009) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4618 81-0 (2009) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to limitations on certain non-express easements. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4637 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to unenforceable restrictive covenants affecting residential homes. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 4669 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to subdivision platting requirements in counties near an international border. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
HJR 3 81-0 (2009) Author: Ritter, Allan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 43 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to 110 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 49 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to 110 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 55 81-0 (2009) Author: Parker, Tan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit the voters of a county to allow county and any municipal ad valorem taxes to be imposed on certain real property on the basis of a five-year average taxable value. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 72 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a renewable energy device, structure, facility, or system installed or constructed on residential property, land designated for agricultural use, or open-space land devoted to farm or ranch purposes for the generation of energy for use in connection with the property. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 93 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing Bexar County to issue bonds or notes to finance the acquisition of real property and the construction of a building or facility on the property for use by an institution of higher education and to pledge for repayment of those bonds or notes increases in revenues from ad valorem taxes imposed by the county and other political subdivisions on property located in a designated area of the county. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 100 81-0 (2009) Author: Cohen, Ellen Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational functions. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 234 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt
Relating to the operation of property owners' associations. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 235 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt
Relating to prohibiting a restrictive covenant granting a right of first refusal to a property owners' association in certain circumstances. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Considered in Calendars
SB 236 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt
Relating to the regulation of solar energy devices by a property owners' association. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 237 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt
Relating to certain procedures and requirements for the operation of property owners' associations. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 238 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt
Relating to the availability of a property owners' association's books and records. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 239 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt
Relating to notice requirements in certain enforcement actions initiated by property owners' associations. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 240 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt
Relating to the enforcement of deed restrictions. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 241 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt
Relating to procedures required for the foreclosure of a property owners' association's assessment lien. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 252 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the authority of a municipality with a population of less than 10,000 to enter into an agreement with an owner of real property in or adjacent to an area in the municipality that has been approved for funding under certain revitalization or redevelopment programs to prohibit ad valorem tax increases on the owner's property for a limited period. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 372 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the sale by the Brazos River Authority of certain residential and commercial lots in the immediate vicinity of Possum Kingdom Lake to leaseholders of those lots. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 429 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to the operation of property owners' associations. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 444 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Relating to mandatory sales price disclosure in real property sales; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 471 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John | et. al. Relating to claims for excess proceeds of a tax sale of real property. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 472 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe | et. al.
Relating to notice required before and period to vacate after foreclosure sale of real property. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Conf. Comm. Report printed and distributed
SB 480 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne
Relating to the authority of the Texas Transportation Commission to enter into a covenant for environmental remediation of real property owned by the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
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 677 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to requiring solar panels to be offered by certain builders of new homes. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 718 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to certificates of public convenience and necessity to provide water or sewer utility service. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
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 771 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Otto, John
Relating to the determination of the value of property for ad valorem tax purposes, including appeals through binding arbitration of appraisal review board orders determining protests of property value determinations; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/10
SB 820 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Menendez, Jose
Relating to the adoption and amendment of model building codes by certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 951 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of historic property. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1015 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Residential Construction Commission. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
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 1036 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to amendments to the Texas Timeshare Act. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/09
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 1137 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to construction contract trust funds and the misapplication of those funds. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1149 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
Sponsor: Howard, Charlie
Relating to authorizing the Texas Board of Criminal Justice to sell certain real property for municipal airport expansion. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
SB 1153 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Martinez, Armando
Relating to the liability of a landowner for an act or omission of a firefighter or peace officer on the property of the landowner. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1180 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to regulatory takings. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1311 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Heflin, Joe
Relating to the authority of the governing body of a municipality or the commissioners court of a county to enter into an ad valorem tax abatement agreement. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1458 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Swinford, David | et. al.
Relating to the authority of certain taxing units to enter into an ad valorem tax abatement agreement. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1469 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Relating to the redemption of real property sold at an ad valorem tax sale. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 1478 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Vaught, Allen
Relating to the authority of hospital districts to lease undeveloped real property. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1532 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to certain construction liens under the Texas Residential Construction Commission Act. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1533 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to persons subject to liability for residential construction defects or regulation as a builder of residential construction. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1552 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to unenforceable restrictive covenants affecting residential homes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1593 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to agreements for limitations on appraised value under the Texas Economic Development Act. Senate: Economic Development Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1596 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to a title insurance company affidavit as a release of lien. Senate: Business & Commerce Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1652 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Darby, Drew
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to Mitchell County. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 1661 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to child support liens on real property. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 1670 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Otto, John
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Transportation to Polk County. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 1672 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Berman, Leo
Relating to extension or modification of restrictive covenants in certain residential real estate subdivisions. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1716 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to the refund of the sales taxes imposed on real property repair and remodeling services for certain energy efficient facilities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1742 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Paxton, Ken
Relating to the regulation of the discharge of firearms and certain other weapons by certain municipalities. House: Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1873 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to subdivision platting requirements in counties near an international border. Senate: International Relations & Trade Referred to International Relations and Trade
SB 1899 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to tenant's remedies regarding governmental determination of substandard housing. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1918 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: England, Kirk
Relating to disclosure of certain information by a property owners' association. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1937 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to prohibiting a fee for the conveyance of residential real property, maintaining exemptions. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1945 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe
Relating to the issuance of a citation to an owner of real property for a violation of a county or municipal rule or ordinance. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 1/1/10
SB 1953 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to authorizing the transfer of certain real property held by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Criminal Justice
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1995 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the adoption of uniform residential building codes by political subdivisions. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 2098 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the release of certain property from a certificate of public convenience and necessity for water service and sewer service. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 2126 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Miller, Doug
Relating to the authority of owners and managers of apartment houses to assess a service charge for the submetering of water and wastewater services. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 2127 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to consumer protections for clients of exchange facilitators for tax-deferred exchanges of real property. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 2212 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to authorizing an emergency services district to impose an ad valorem tax for the acquisition of land, equipment, or apparatus or the construction of capital improvements. Senate: Finance Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2222 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Corte, Jr., Frank
Relating to authorizing the creation of regional military sustainability commissions around military installations. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 2272 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to a lender's release of insurance proceeds. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2293 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the provision of accounting statements by a seller who finances the sale of residential real property owned by the seller; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2362 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to an award of attorney's fees to a prevailing property owner in a property tax dispute resolved by binding arbitration. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2365 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to certain individuals entitled to notice from an appraisal district. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2366 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to incorrect or unequal appraised value of a property. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2481 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Darby, Drew
Relating to certain fees for future transfer of real property. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 2484 81-0 (2009) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Transportation to the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Finance
Referred to Land & Resource Management
SJR 49 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for uniform standards and procedures for appraisal of property for ad valorem tax purposes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
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 133 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to disclosure and use of sales price information for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
HB 153 80-0 (2007) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to disclosure by an appraisal district to a property owner of information regarding the appraisal of the person's property, including comparable sales information. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
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 264 80-0 (2007) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the procedure for rendering certain property for ad valorem taxation if the information contained in the most recently filed rendition statement continues to be accurate. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 271 80-0 (2007) Author: Gonzales, Veronica | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Relating to disclosure by a home seller of previous use of the home for manufacture of methamphetamine. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 1/1/08
HB 325 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to construction projects employing undocumented workers. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 326 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to fees authorized by the Texas Residential Construction Commission Act. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 497 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to resolution of disputes arising under certain construction contracts. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 534 80-0 (2007) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to authorizing the lease or conveyance of certain real property owned by Amarillo College. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 560 80-0 (2007) Author: Noriega, Rick | et. al. Relating to the method of providing notice in the enforcement of certain municipal ordinances involving substandard buildings. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 644 80-0 (2007) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the ad valorem taxation of certain property that is part of a public transportation facility. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 689 80-0 (2007) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to the licensing and regulation of landmen in certain urban areas defined by the Texas Real Estate Commission. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 989 80-0 (2007) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the filing for record of a plat or replat of a subdivision of real property. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1038 80-0 (2007) Author: Ritter, Allan | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy | et. al.
Relating to the operation of the Texas Residential Construction Commission; providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1039 80-0 (2007) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to inspection of residential construction in unincorporated areas; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1097 80-0 (2007) Author: Orr, Rob Relating to conditions for the sale of public school land. House: Land & Resource Management No action taken in committee
HB 1104 80-0 (2007) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the duration of judgment liens in favor of the state. House: Government Reform Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1183 80-0 (2007) Author: Otto, John
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to liability of landowners who allow their land to be used for radio control flying and related activities. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1350 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Tracy Relating to required notice of and a lien resulting from damage to a fence. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1353 80-0 (2007) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the contents and effect of a deed conveying property sold at an ad valorem tax sale. House: Local Government Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 1382 80-0 (2007) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to authorizing the sale of certain real property held by the Department of Public Safety. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
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 1404 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to sale of certain abandoned real property seized for the payment of delinquent ad valorem taxes. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1416 80-0 (2007) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the authority of the Veterans' Land Board to sell certain loans issued by the Veterans' Land Board. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/07
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 1531 80-0 (2007) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the use of certain materials in residential construction. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1549 80-0 (2007) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to technical defects in instruments conveying real property. House: Civil Practices Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 1552 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to mandatory sales price disclosure in real property sales; providing a civil penalty. House: Local Government Ways & Means Left pending in committee
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 1643 80-0 (2007) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to the use of political contributions to make payments in connection with the rental of certain real property. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1649 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to requiring notice by a seller of real property of potential annexation of the property by a municipality. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1679 80-0 (2007) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the General Land Office's determination as to the existence of vacant public school land. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1697 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the protection of real property used as open space or for another similar purpose. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1732 80-0 (2007) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the authority of municipalities to adopt zoning regulations affecting the appearance of buildings or open spaces. House: Land & Resource Management Considered in Calendars
HB 1742 80-0 (2007) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to urban land bank demonstration programs. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1762 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to interest on unpaid penalties imposed by the Texas Residential Construction Commission. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1787 80-0 (2007) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the determination of title to real property through a declaratory judgment. House: Judiciary
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1815 80-0 (2007) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the prosecution of certain offenses that involve carrying weapons on a person's property or in a person's vehicle. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1853 80-0 (2007) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to exempting certain state agencies from certain laws relating to real property transactions. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1899 80-0 (2007) Author: England, Kirk
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the sale of certain real property at an ad valorem tax sale and to the right of redemption in connection with that real property. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1910 80-0 (2007) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the seizure of personal property for the payment of ad valorem taxes. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/07
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 2008 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to the regulation of residential construction and the authority of the Texas Residential Construction Commission. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2104 80-0 (2007) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to the use of driver's license and social security numbers in certain court documents. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2167 80-0 (2007) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to notice regarding and the application for a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation; imposing a civil penalty. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 2207 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the conveyance of certain residential real property encumbered by a lien. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 1/1/08
HB 2208 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al. Relating to the acquisition by the Parks and Wildlife Department of certain real property in Brewster County owned by the permanent school fund. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 2268 80-0 (2007) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to certain acquisitions of real property by the Texas Department of Transportation for highway purposes. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 2403 80-0 (2007) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al. Relating to prohibiting fees for future transfers of real property. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2463 80-0 (2007) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin | et. al. Relating to the authority of an owner of real property to require that ad valorem taxes be imposed on that real property on the basis of a five-year average of the property's taxable value. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2478 80-0 (2007) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to requiring notice by a seller of real property of potential annexation of the property by a municipality. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 2518 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, Yvonne
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the posting by the General Land Office of information about the process for purchasing commercial real estate from the School Land Board. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2557 80-0 (2007) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Transportation to enter real property for a toll project. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 2618 80-0 (2007) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to authorizing political subdivisions to lease property owned by the political subdivision to other governmental entities without following competitive purchasing procedures. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
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 2748 80-0 (2007) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to the application of the sales tax to services for repairing and remodeling certain historic commercial properties. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2873 80-0 (2007) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to certain real property subject to seizure by a municipality or county and escheat to the state. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 2894 80-0 (2007) Author: Garcia, Juan Relating to the authority of an owner of adjacent land to restore certain state land that has been affected by coastal erosion and purchase the restored land. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 2909 80-0 (2007) Author: Gattis, Dan
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit in connection with taxes on real property erroneously omitted from the appraisal roll or tax roll in a previous year. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 2923 80-0 (2007) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the sale by the Brazos River Authority of certain residential and commercial lots in the immediate vicinity of Possum Kingdom Lake to leaseholders of those lots. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2996 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to disclosure and use of sales price information for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
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 3070 80-0 (2007) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to a study of methods for increasing the availability of certain information on energy efficiency of certain residential property. House: Government Reform
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3147 80-0 (2007) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to claims against a contractor for construction of common elements under a condominium or cooperative system. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3149 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit that imposes ad valorem taxes on real property in Harris County, other than a school district or junior college district, to establish a limitation of not less than five percent on the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads for ad valorem taxation by the taxing unit. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 3169 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, on behalf of the Department of State Health Services or the Department of Aging and Disability Services, as appropriate, to Texas Panhandle Mental Health Mental Retardation. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3197 80-0 (2007) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to expunction of a notice of lis pendens. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3232 80-0 (2007) Author: Olivo, Dora | et. al.
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to certain subdivision golf courses. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3271 80-0 (2007) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the biennial hearing concerning title insurance and related information. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3277 80-0 (2007) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the inspection process for new home construction in a municipality. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
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 3356 80-0 (2007) Author: Straus, Joe Relating to the acquisition of real property by public housing authorities. House: Urban Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 3410 80-0 (2007) Author: Gattis, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to alternative procedures for plat revision of residential areas by a county. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3411 80-0 (2007) Author: Gattis, Dan Relating to the operation of the Texas Residential Construction Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3462 80-0 (2007) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to excepting certain information from required disclosure under Chapter 552, Government Code. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3515 80-0 (2007) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the forced sale of certain inherited interests in real property. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3553 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to lease-option contracts. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3598 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to excepting certain real or personal property information from required disclosure under the public information law. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3671 80-0 (2007) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the effect of the sale of real property to certain land banks on certain causes of action. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3680 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the marital property interest in certain employee benefits. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 3688 80-0 (2007) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to the City of Winnsboro. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 3820 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the disclosure and use of sales price of real property sales; providing a civil penalty. House: Local Government Ways & Means Left pending in committee

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