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HB 3531 86-0 (2019) Author: Shine, Hugh
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the disqualification of a prosecuting attorney or judge in a case investigated by the public integrity unit of the Texas Rangers. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HR 1936 86-0 (2019) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Commemorating the 200th anniversary of the Texas Rangers. House: Resolutions Calendars Reported enrolled
HB 8 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to cybersecurity for state agency information resources. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2809 85-0 (2017) Author: Cyrier, John Relating to the eligibility of certain Texas Rangers for burial in the state cemetery. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1450 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to creating the Texas Border Security Division. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1690 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to the investigation and prosecution of offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3829 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the eligibility of certain Texas Rangers for burial in the state cemetery. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
SB 10 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Phil
Relating to the prosecution of offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Point of order sustained
HB 3160 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the eligibility of certain Texas Rangers for burial in the state cemetery. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3412 83-0 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the qualifications for certain positions with the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 924 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the eligibility of certain Texas Rangers for burial in the state cemetery. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 9 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Sponsor: Miller, Sid
Relating to homeland security; providing penalties. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1697 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: King, Phil | et. al.
Relating to duties and restrictions regarding the special Texas Rangers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2130 81-0 (2009) Author: Rios Ybarra, Tara
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the assistance of the Texas Rangers in the investigation of certain sex offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2862 81-0 (2009) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the Texas Rangers' Unsolved Crimes Investigation Team. House: Public Safety Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2991 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Relating to the exemption of certain honorably retired special rangers and special Texas Rangers from certain required law enforcement education and training programs regarding persons with mental impairments. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 4128 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of certain Texas Rangers for burial in the state cemetery. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
SB 1775 81-0 (2009) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund
Relating to the Texas Rangers' unsolved crimes investigation team. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1833 80-0 (2007) Author: Cook, Robert | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of certain Texas Rangers for burial in the state cemetery. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Government Organization
Referred to Government Organization
HB 3380 80-0 (2007) Author: Cook, Robert | et. al. Relating to retirement benefits for retired Texas Rangers. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
SB 103 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry | et. al.
Relating to the Texas Youth Commission and the prosecution of certain offenses and delinquent conduct in the Texas Youth Commission and certain other criminal justice agencies; providing penalties. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 933 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Mike | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of certain Texas Rangers for burial in the State Cemetery. Senate: Government Organization Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 934 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Mike | et. al. Relating to retirement benefits for retired Texas Rangers. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
HB 2693 78-0 (2003) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to a Texas Ranger position based in Starr County. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
SB 1088 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to designating the Texas Rangers as a separate law enforcement division under the authority of the Public Safety Commission. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
HB 1203 62-0 (1971) Author: Doran, Jr., Hilary B.
Sponsor: Watson, Murray
Relating to authorizing the Public Safety Commission to appoint retired Department of Public Safety officers as Special Rangers.
SB 273 62-0 (1971) Author: Watson, Murray | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Public Safety Commission to appoint retired Department of Public Safety officers as Special Rangers.
SB 709 62-0 (1971) Author: Watson, Murray
Sponsor: Jungmichel, Charles
Relating to the creation of the Texas Ranger Commemorative Commission.
SB 55 61-1 (1969) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray Relating to removal of retired rangers from appointments as special rangers and to the creation of a retired ranger commission to be granted by the Public Safety Commission.
SB 52 61-2 (1969) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray Relating to the removal of retired rangers from appointments as special rangers and to the creation of a retired ranger commission to be granted by the Public Safety Commission.
HB 426 60-0 (1967) Author: Gladden, Donald C. "Don" Relating to providing for payment of pension to certain former Texas Rangers.
HJR 58 60-0 (1967) Author: Gladden, Donald C. "Don" Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to provide for pensions for Texas Rangers, who served as much as six months or any part thereof in the Texas Rangers before 1920, and for their widows.
SB 209 58-0 (1963) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to providing increased salary rates for Captain Rangers, Sergeant Rangers and Texas Rangers.
HB 858 57-0 (1961) Author: Kilpatrick, Rufus U. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act providing that the headquarters of the Texas Rangers Force shall be at Austin.
HB 976 57-0 (1961) Author: McGregor, Frank Bobbitt Relating to creating the Texas Ranger Historical Commission.
HB 97 56-0 (1959) Author: Jones, Obie Relating to providing for payment of pensions to former Texas Rangers and their widows under certain conditions; providing conditions of eligibility and procedures for payment.
SB 53 56-0 (1959) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to providing for payment of pensions to former Texas Rangers and their widows under certain conditions; making an appropriation.
HB 748 55-0 (1957) Author: Shackelford, E. E. "Shack" Relating to the merging of the Texas Rangers and the Texas Highway Patrol.
HJR 17 55-0 (1957) Author: Jones, Obie Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas to provide that the Legislature shall have authority to provide a system of retirement and disability pensions to certain retiring Texas Rangers and their widow.
HB 211 54-0 (1955) Author: Jones, Obie Relating to authorizing the governing board of the State Employees Retirement System to provide a pension of One Hundred Twenty Five ($125.00) Dollars per month for life to Texas Rangers who have retired and who have had at least Two (2) Calendar years prior service but who are ineligible to participate in the State Employees Retirement System; providing that in the event of death of such retired Texas Ranger the surviving widow shall receive Sixty Two and 50/100 ($68.50) Dollars per month for life; making necessary appropriation therefor.
HJR 39 54-0 (1955) Author: Jones, Obie Proposing an amendment to Article XVI of the Constitution of the State of Texas by adding thereto a new section to be known as Section 64 by providing that the Legislature shall be authorized to pay a pension to retired Texas Rangers who are not eligible to participate in the State Employees Retirement System.
HB 197 53-0 (1953) Author: Zivley, Lamar A. Relating to repealing certain Articles pertaining to the State Ranger Force.
HJR 31 52-0 (1951) Author: Maverick, Jr., Fontaine Maury Proposing an amendment to authorize the payment of pensions to Texas Rangers in the service of the State of Texas from 1880 to 1918.
HB 210 47-0 (1941) Author: Favors, Ennis | et. al. Relating to amending the Penal Code relative to placing State Highway Patrolmen and Texas Rangers under certain bond, indemnifying all persons against damages accruing as a result of any illegal or unlawful acts of such law enforcement officers.
HB 754 46-0 (1939) Author: Bond, Bowlen Relating to amending a certain Act providing bonds for Highway Motor Patrolmen and Rangers in the employ of Department of Public Safety.
SB 166 43-0 (1933) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson Relating to reducing the pay of the officers and men of the State Ranger Force, and eliminating longevity pay.
SB 542 42-0 (1931) Author: Woodward, Walter Calisto Relating to making it an offense to falsely assume or pretend to be a State Ranger, increasing the punishment.
SB 364 41-0 (1929) Author: Parrish, Pinkney L. "Pink" Relating to increasing the pay of the officers and men of the State Ranger force.
HB 260 39-0 (1925) Author: Williamson, W. Albert "Cap" Relating to amending the law relating to stationing of rangers o as to provide that the ranger force, authorized to be organized for the purpose of protecting the frontier against marauding or thieving parties and for the suppression of lawlessness and crime and to aid in the enforcement of the laws of the state of Texas in any county when requested by the sheriff of such county or in any incorporated city or town in the State when requested by the mayor of such city or town; prescribing and limiting the powers and duties of members of the ranger force. House: State Affairs
HB 689 39-0 (1925) Author: Wade, William Andrew | et. al. Relating to making a supplementary appropriation out of the general revenue of the State of Texas, not otherwise appropriated, for the support and maintenance of the State Ranger force, to be added to the appropriation as made by certain statute. House: Appropriations
SB 19 39-0 (1925) Author: Berkeley, Benjamin Franklin Relating to authorizing and empowering the Governor of this State to appoint and commission as State Rangers the bona fide, salaried Inspectors of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers' Association and the Sheep and Goat Raisers' Association as Texas Ranger, providing how such appointments shall be made; prescribing the qualifications of such appointees. Senate: Stock and Stock Raising
SB 187 39-0 (1925) Author: Parr, Archer "Archie" | et. al. Relating to amending certain statute relating to State Rangers; providing that the Ranger force shall be under the command of and operating under the direction of the Governor acting by and through the Adjutant General, and defining the purposes for which rangers may be used and making the acts done by rangers, except in this Act provided illegal and void. Senate: State Affairs
SB 465 39-0 (1925) Author: Russek, Gus | et. al. Relating to making a supplementary appropriation out of the General Revenue of the State of Texas, not otherwise appropriated, for the support and maintenance of the State Ranger force, to be added to the appropriation as made by certain Act, for the years beginning September 1, 1925, and ending August 31, 1927. Senate: Finance
HB 237 38-0 (1923) Author: Lackey, Samuel Cabell | et. al. Relating to providing for the appointment and commission of bona fide inspectors of State-wide live stock associations as rangers.
HB 256 38-0 (1923) Author: Miller, Eugene Relating to compensating the surviving members of Captain L.L. Tackitt's company of State Rangers, known as "The First Parker County Minute Company," commanded by Captain L.L. Tackitt, for service rendered by said rangers and officers from January 23, 1866, to June 22, 1866, and naming the surviving members of said ranger company.
HB 171 37-0 (1921) Author: Lackey, Samuel Cabell Relating to a certain Act providing for appointment of inspectors of live stock associations as rangers.
HB 440 37-0 (1921) Author: Harrison, F. E. | et. al. Relating to compensating the surviving members of Captain L.L. Tackitt's Company of State Rangers known as "The First Parker County Minute Company".
SB 222 37-0 (1921) Author: Bledsoe, William Harrison Relating to compensate the surviving members of Capt. L. L. Tackett's Company of State Rangers, etc.
HB 5 36-0 (1919) Author: Canales, José Tomás | et. al. Relating to amending certain Civil Statutes providing for the organization of a ranger force for the protecting of the frontier against marauders and thieving parties.
HB 51 36-0 (1919) Author: Ford, Sr., John J. | et. al. Relating to amending certain articles by providing that each person now, or who hereafter may be engaged in the Ranger service of the State shall take the oath of office prescribed by the constitution of the State of Texas for other officers, and shall execute a bond in the sum of $2500.00, conditioned as provided in this act, and making certain acts of such officers unlawful, and providing for suits on such bonds by the injured party or the party damaged, and providing for the venue of such suits.
HB 527 36-0 (1919) Author: Miller, Barry | et. al. Relating to providing for the re-organization of a Ranger Force for the protection of the frontier against marauding and thieving parties, foreign foes, or any enemy of the State of Texas, or the government of the United States, and for the suppression of lawlessness and crime throughout the State or to suppress any invasion from an alien enemy of this State, or any State of the United States of America; prescribing duties and powers of members of such force; regulating their compensation.
SB 145 36-0 (1919) Author: Suiter, William David "Will" Relating to repealing certain statute relating to the organization, compensation, supplies, equipment, rations, forage, clothes, powers and authority of the Ranger Force of the State of Texas.
SB 331 36-0 (1919) Author: Page, Paul Dewitt Relating to providing for the reorganization of a Rangers Force for the protection of the frontier against marauding and thieving parties, foreign foes or an enemy of the State of Texas or the Government of the United States, and for the suppression of lawlessness and crime throughout the State, or to suppress any invasion from an alien enemy of the State or any State of the United State of America; prescribing duties and powers of members of such force; regulating their compensation. Senate: Military Affairs
SB 130 36-2 (1919) Author: Caldwell, Walter Douglass Relating to making certain emergency appropriations out of the general revenue for the Texas Ranger Force for the fiscal year ending August 31, 1919.
HB 94 36-3 (1920) Author: Jones, Walter Francis | et. al. Relating to amending certain articles by providing for the appointment by the Governor of bona fide Inspectors of certain State Live Stock Associations as rangers.
HB 174 36-3 (1920) Author: Thomas, Charles Graham Relating to combining and placing into one general fund the unexpended balances of the appropriation made for the Ranger force for the year ending August 31, 1920; reappropriating the same for several purposes.
SB 39 36-3 (1920) Author: Bledsoe, William Harrison | et. al. Relating to amending certain laws by providing for the appointment by the Governor of inspectors of certain State Livestock Associations as rangers; creating such appointees a Reserve State Ranger Force.
HB 131 35-0 (1917) Author: Miller, Barry Relating to providing pensions for the survivors of the Texas Rangers who served the state from 1873 to 1880 and their widows.
SB 291 35-0 (1917) Author: Hudspeth, Claude Benton Relating to compensation and allowances of the Ranger Force.
HB 31 35-1 (1917) Author: McFarland, M. M. Relating to providing for the organization of a ranger force for frontier protection.
SB 28 35-1 (1917) Author: Hudspeth, Claude Benton Relating to providing for the organization of a State Ranger force for the protection of the Texas border, etc.
HB 62 35-3 (1917) Author: Terrell, George Butler | et. al. Relating to amending acts of the First Called Session of the Thirty-fifth Legislature, relating to the Ranger Home Guard.
HB 319 34-0 (1915) Author: Bates, Lawrence H. Relating to amending a certain Statute increasing the pay of officers, non-commissioned officers and privates in the State Ranger Service and providing for their equipment.
SB 357 34-0 (1915) Author: Hudspeth, Claude Benton | et. al. Relating to making an appropriation of ten thousand dollars ($10,000) for the purpose of maintaining an addition to the Ranger force in suppression of lawlessness and crime, for the period ending August 31, 1915.
HB 52 27-0 (1901) Relating to providing for the organization of a "Ranger Force" for the protection of the frontier of marauding and thieving parties, and for the suppression of lawlessness and crime throughout the State.

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