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HB 265 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al. Relating to the composition of the board of trustees of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 500 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the effect of certain felony convictions of public elected officers. House: General Investigating & Ethics Laid on the table subject to call
HB 632 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the maximum service retirement annuity for members of public retirement systems. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 1137 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to restrictions on tax and fee benefits for certain private entities that outsource jobs to foreign countries. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1143 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to investment prohibitions and divestment requirements for certain investments of public money. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1273 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the effect of certain felony convictions of public elected officers. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 1283 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the ethics of public officers and related requirements; creating criminal offenses. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 1416 85-0 (2017) Author: Stephenson, Phil Relating to authorizing public retirement systems to study the cost-effectiveness and feasibility of implementing certain pension revenue enhancement strategies. House: Pensions Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1746 85-0 (2017) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities from a public retirement system of public officers or employees convicted of certain offenses. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 2218 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the eligibility for custodial officer service in the Employees Retirement System of Texas of juvenile justice officers employed by the Texas Juvenile Justice Department. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 2353 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the composition of the State Pension Review Board. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 2850 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the repeal of certain obsolete laws governing state pensions and other similar benefits. House: Pensions Received from the House
HB 3267 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to participation in and contributions to the optional retirement program for certain employees of institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3601 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the creation of a state-administered retirement plan. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 4035 85-0 (2017) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to eligibility and contributions for coverage under the state employee group benefits program and health benefit plans offered by certain university systems. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 4203 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to rights to certain benefits accrued in the Texas County and District Retirement System. House: Pensions Transferred to Calendars Committee
HB 4229 85-0 (2017) Author: Arévalo, Diana Relating to the state contribution to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 4232 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the amount of the employer contribution rate for certain public retirement systems; authorizing a penalty. House: Pensions Referred to Pensions
HJR 85 85-0 (2017) Author: Flynn, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the use of state funds to pay for the obligations of a local public retirement system. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 14 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to the ethics of public officers and related requirements; creating criminal offenses. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
SB 219 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the state contribution to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 253 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Relating to investment prohibitions and divestment requirements for certain investments of public money. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 500 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al.
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Relating to the effect of certain felony convictions of public elected officers. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 685 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the standard service retirement annuity for certain members of the elected class of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 935 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to the composition of the board of trustees of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 936 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a joint interim committee to undertake a study of the public retirement systems of this state. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1344 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to reporting on investments by certain public retirement systems. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1735 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: Springer, Drew
Relating to the repeal of certain obsolete laws governing state pensions and other similar benefits. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1954 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: Lozano, J. M.
Relating to participation in and contributions to the optional retirement program for certain employees of institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 2009 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to requiring a supplemental actuarial analysis by certain public retirement systems. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 43 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the use of state funds to pay for the obligations of a local public retirement system. House: Appropriations
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Appropriations
HB 101 85-1 (2017) Author: Stephenson, Phil Relating to authorizing public retirement systems to study the cost-effectiveness and feasibility of implementing certain pension revenue enhancement strategies. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 213 85-1 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the maximum service retirement annuity for members of public retirement systems. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
SB 120 85-1 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to investment prohibitions and divestment requirements for certain investments of public money in companies involved in the border wall between the United States and Mexico. Filed
HB 585 84-0 (2015) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the service retirement annuity of certain state employees. House: Pensions Referred to Pensions
HB 1001 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to restrictions on tax and fee benefits for certain private entities that outsource jobs to foreign countries; changing taxes and fees. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1538 84-0 (2015) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities from a public retirement system of public officers or employees convicted of certain offenses. House: Pensions Referred to Pensions
HB 1707 84-0 (2015) Author: Stephenson, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the methods by which a political subdivision may submit contributions to the Texas Emergency Services Retirement System. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1725 84-0 (2015) Author: Stephenson, Phil
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the composition of local boards of the Texas Emergency Services Retirement System. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2955 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to certain public retirement systems. House: Pensions Referred to Pensions
HB 3071 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the notification and reporting duties of a state governmental entity with public retirement system investment holdings in Sudan or Iran. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 3182 84-0 (2015) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the maximum service retirement annuity for members of public retirement systems. House: Pensions Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3227 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al. Relating to the composition of the board of trustees of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3310 84-0 (2015) Author: Paul, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the funding policies, actuarial valuations, and reporting requirements of certain public retirement systems. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3890 84-0 (2015) Author: Stephenson, Phil Relating to prohibiting benefits for same-sex spouses under a public retirement system. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 19 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al.
Sponsor: Cook, Byron | et. al.
Relating to the ethics of public officers and employees, the disclosure of certain political contributions, and related requirements and procedures; creating criminal offenses. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
House appoints conferees-reported
SB 110 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities from a public retirement system of public officers or employees convicted of certain offenses. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 940 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to the notification duties of a state governmental entity with public retirement system investment holdings in Sudan or Iran. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1516 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the calculation of a service retirement annuity for certain members of the elected class. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1816 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the authority of the Employees Retirement System of Texas to make available a TRICARE Military Health System Supplemental plan. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2021 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the state contribution to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 67 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the minimum amount that the state may contribute to the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 13 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the State Pension Review Board and public retirement systems; authorizing a fee. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 526 83-0 (2013) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the confidentiality of information held by a public retirement system. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 819 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the investment of retirement system funds in certain private business entities doing business in Iran. House: Pensions Considered in Calendars
HB 973 83-0 (2013) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the confidentiality of information held by a public retirement system. House: Pensions Referred to Pensions
HB 1577 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities from a public retirement system of public officers or employees convicted of certain offenses. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 1804 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the authority of political subdivisions to offer certain deferred compensation plans to employees. House: Pensions Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2011 83-0 (2013) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the service retirement annuity of certain state employees. House: Pensions Referred to Pensions
HB 2081 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the exemption of certain property from seizure by creditors. House: Pensions Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2198 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Pension Review Board. House: Pensions Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2369 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to participation by certain volunteer fire departments in the Texas Emergency Services Retirement System instead of a Texas local firefighters retirement system. House: Pensions Referred to Pensions
HB 2432 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to benefits from and administration of certain public retirement systems; providing civil penalties. House: Pensions Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2444 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to the confidentiality of information held by a public retirement system. House: Pensions Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2878 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to certain procedures in certain civil actions. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3356 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to contributions to, benefits from, and the administration of certain public retirement systems. House: Pensions Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3368 83-0 (2013) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the calculation of a service retirement annuity for certain members of the elected class. House: Pensions Referred to Pensions
HB 3488 83-0 (2013) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to financial accounting and reporting of pension benefits for employees of this state and political subdivisions of this state. House: Pensions Referred to Pensions
HB 3828 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to restrictions on tax and fee benefits for certain private entities that outsource jobs to foreign countries; changing taxes and fees. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 13 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the State Pension Review Board and public retirement systems; authorizing a fee. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 200 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Pension Review Board. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
SB 366 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to the authority of political subdivisions to offer certain deferred compensation plans to employees. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 649 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the exemption of certain property from seizure by creditors. House: Pensions
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1261 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to certain procedures in certain civil actions. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1389 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the disclosure on personal financial statements of service retirement annuities received. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1578 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to the calculation of a service retirement annuity for certain members of the elected class. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
HB 43 83-1 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the confidentiality of information held by a public retirement system. Filed
HB 51 83-1 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the liabilities of, contributions to, and the administration of certain public retirement systems. Filed
HB 25 83-2 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the liabilities of, contributions to, and the administration of certain public retirement systems. House: Pensions Referred to Pensions
HB 28 83-2 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the confidentiality of information held by a public retirement system. House: Pensions Referred to Pensions
HB 19 83-3 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the liabilities of, contributions to, and the administration of certain public retirement systems. Filed
HB 518 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to calculation of the net resources of a person ordered to pay child support. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 785 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to restrictions on the use of state funds to benefit private entities that outsource jobs to foreign countries. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 966 82-0 (2011) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the consideration of pension and other postemployment benefits in establishing the rates of a gas utility. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1085 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities from the Employees Retirement System of Texas of certain public officers and employees convicted of serious crimes. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 2261 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the computation of retirement benefits by a public retirement system. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 2441 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to public junior college employee participation in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 2451 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the computation of retirement benefits by a public retirement system. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 2460 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to confidentiality of information held by a public retirement system. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Open Government, Select
Effective immediately
HB 2542 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to the powers and duties of the State Board of Trustees of the Texas Emergency Services Retirement System and of the fire fighters' pension commissioner. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 2653 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to the contractual revocation of pension benefits of certain public employees convicted of an offense. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 2731 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to contributions to, benefits from, and administration of certain public retirement systems; providing administrative penalties. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3084 82-0 (2011) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the retirement benefits for certain members and annuitants of the employee class of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 3633 82-0 (2011) Author: Legler, Ken Relating to participation in retirement programs by certain employees. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services No action taken in committee
HB 3659 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John Relating to contributions by public retirement systems to the State Pension Review Board fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 127 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the use of state funds to pay for the obligations of a local public retirement system. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 403 82-0 (2011) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to the consideration of pension and other postemployment benefits in establishing the rates of a gas utility. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1612 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki | et. al.
Relating to the monitoring, oversight, and funding of certain public retirement systems. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1810 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to the exemption of certain retirement accounts from access by creditors. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 407 81-0 (2009) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to participation and credit in, contributions to, benefits from, and administration of the Texas County and District Retirement System. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 801 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the investment of the permanent university fund in certain business entities doing business in Sudan. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 926 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to calculation of the net resources of a person ordered to pay child support. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1070 81-0 (2009) Author: Truitt, Vicki
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to audits of certain public retirement system actuarial valuations, studies, and reports. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Returned from the House for further action
HB 1707 81-0 (2009) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the required disclosure under the public information law of information pertaining to an employee or trustee of a public employee pension system. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2300 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to restrictions on the use of state funds to benefit private entities that outsource jobs to foreign countries. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Referred to Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
HB 2568 81-0 (2009) Author: Frost, Stephen Relating to the marital property interest in certain employee benefits. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2986 81-0 (2009) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the participation of certain retired employees of juvenile probation departments in the group benefits plan for state employees. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 602 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to prohibiting the investment of the permanent university fund in certain business entities doing business in Sudan. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1071 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to the required disclosure under the public information law of information pertaining to an employee or trustee of a public employee pension system. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1548 81-0 (2009) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the monitoring and oversight of certain public retirement systems and public investments; providing civil penalties. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
SB 2009 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to service and disability retirement benefits and death benefits for rescue specialists. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2263 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to participation and credit in, contributions to, benefits from, and administration of the Texas County and District Retirement System. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 155 80-0 (2007) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to correcting errors in the distribution of benefits by a public retirement system. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 419 80-0 (2007) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to divestment by the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas of certain investments related to the Republic of Sudan. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 667 80-0 (2007) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the investment of state funds in certain private business entities doing business in Sudan. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 766 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the designation of a child support obligee as an alternate payee under a qualified domestic relations order. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 1019 80-0 (2007) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al. Relating to retirement eligibility and benefits for certain employees of the parole division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 1587 80-0 (2007) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to participation and credit in, contributions to, and benefits and administration of the Texas County and District Retirement System. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 1646 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the marital property interest in certain employee benefits. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1880 80-0 (2007) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to restrictions on investments by certain public retirement systems of this state. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 2046 80-0 (2007) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to monthly benefits for certain retirees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas who return to work. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 2387 80-0 (2007) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the investment of funds held by a local government for the purpose of paying certain postemployment benefits. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 2400 80-0 (2007) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to membership in, contributions to, benefits from, and administration of the Texas Emergency Services Retirement System. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2450 80-0 (2007) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to eligibility to serve as a member of the board of trustees of certain public retirement systems of this state. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 2664 80-0 (2007) Author: Truitt, Vicki
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to audits of certain public retirement system actuarial valuations, studies, and reports. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
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
HB 3445 80-0 (2007) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to long-term funding of benefits for certain retired governmental employees. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
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 3788 80-0 (2007) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to a study of certain actuaries that enter into actuarial service contracts with public retirement systems. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 3852 80-0 (2007) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to the participation of certain retired employees of juvenile probation departments in the group benefits plan for state employees. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HJR 95 80-0 (2007) Author: Christian, Wayne Proposing a constitutional amendment directing state and local governmental entities that invest public funds to make investments that will benefit the Texas economy to the extent that it is possible to do so under a prudent investment strategy. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
SB 232 80-0 (2007) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Homer, Mark
Relating to the rendition and issuance of an administrative qualified domestic relations order to enforce child support obligations. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 247 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Van Arsdale, Corbin | et. al.
Relating to prohibiting the investment of state funds in certain private business entities doing business in Sudan. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 1/1/08
SB 617 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Relating to the payment of the child support obligation of a deceased child support obligor. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 818 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to participation and credit in, contributions to, and benefits and administration of the Texas County and District Retirement System. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 934 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Mike | et. al. Relating to retirement benefits for retired Texas Rangers. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 990 80-0 (2007) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Relating to the marital property interest in certain employee benefits and the statute of limitations applicable to certain actions asserting claims under marital property agreements. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1330 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to prohibiting the investment of state funds in certain private business entities doing business in Iran. Senate: State Affairs Referred to s/c by chair
SB 1575 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to the issuance of obligations by political subdivisions to pay unfunded liabilities for certain retirement benefits of officers and employees of the political subdivisions. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1898 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the participation of certain retired employees of juvenile probation departments in the group benefits plan for state employees. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 1930 80-0 (2007) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the participation of certain retired employees of juvenile probation departments in the group benefits plan for state employees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 206 79-0 (2005) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to the property interests of spouses in connection with certain separate and community property. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues No action taken in committee
HB 410 79-0 (2005) Author: Goodman, Toby
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the property interests of spouses in connection with certain separate and community property. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 460 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the designation of a child support obligee as an alternate payee under a qualified domestic relations order. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 604 79-0 (2005) Author: Hopson, Chuck
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to participation as an annuitant under the Texas Employees Group Benefits Act. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 817 79-0 (2005) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to restrictions on the use of state funds to benefit private entities that outsource jobs to foreign countries. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 1663 79-0 (2005) Author: Blake, Jr., Roy Relating to the creation and operation of a Texas Certified Retirement Community Program. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 1755 79-0 (2005) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the transferability of service credit and proportionate participation in public retirement systems. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 1982 79-0 (2005) Author: Blake, Jr., Roy | et. al.
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the creation and operation of a Texas Certified Retirement Community Program. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2567 79-0 (2005) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to requiring public retirement systems periodically to submit an asset and liability study to the Pension Review Board. House: Pensions & Investments Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2757 79-0 (2005) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to enhanced retirement benefits for certain members of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 2943 79-0 (2005) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to including pension and other postemployment benefits in the computation of rates for electric utilities. House: Pensions & Investments Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3200 79-0 (2005) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to single employer benefit plans. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HCR 143 79-0 (2005) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Encouraging managers of Texas public pension funds to divest their portfolios of any stock in publicly-traded companies doing business in Sudan. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HJR 1 79-0 (2005) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow supplemental retirement programs offered by a single employer of a municipality. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
SB 1447 79-0 (2005) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to including pension and other postemployment benefits in the computation of rates for electric utilities. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1449 79-0 (2005) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to requiring public retirement systems periodically to submit an asset and liability study to the Pension Review Board. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SCR 29 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Encouraging managers of Texas public pension funds to divest their portfolios of any stock in publicly-traded companies doing business in Sudan. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 100 79-1 (2005) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to the property interests of spouses in connection with certain separate and community property. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 39 79-2 (2005) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to the property interests of spouses in connection with certain separate and community property. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 63 79-2 (2005) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the standard service retirement annuity for service as a member of the legislature. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 258 78-0 (2003) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to correcting errors in the distribution of benefits by a public retirement system. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 264 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Fred
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to supplemental contributions to the optional retirement program by institutions of higher education. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 280 78-0 (2003) Author: Moreno, Paul Relating to the overpayment of benefits by a public retirement system in reliance on an audit. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 1047 78-0 (2003) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the State Pension Review Board fund. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 2169 78-0 (2003) Author: Telford, Barry | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the payment of retirement benefits to retirees who are employed by certain public educational institutions and to the participation of the commissioner of education in certain state retirement systems. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2240 78-0 (2003) Author: Paxton, Ken
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the management of certain trusts and the adoption of the Uniform Prudent Investor Act. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 1/1/04
HB 2919 78-0 (2003) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the creation and operation of a Texas Certified Retirement Community Program. House: Economic Development Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HCR 17 78-0 (2003) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Memorializing congress to repeal the Government Pension Offset enacted in 1977. House: Pensions & Investments Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 54 78-0 (2003) Author: King, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that certain benefits in certain public retirement systems may not be reduced or impaired. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
SB 575 78-0 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to adoption of the Uniform Prudent Investor Act. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 977 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Hope, Ruben
Relating to custody of the assets of certain public retirement systems. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1243 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Relating to systems and programs administered by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 1560 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al. Relating to correcting errors in the distribution of benefits by a public retirement system. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Co-author authorized
SB 1628 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to third-party entity employment in the public schools. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1696 78-0 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Hill, Fred
Relating to the issuance of obligations by municipalities to pay unfunded liabilities to public pension funds. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
SCR 10 78-0 (2003) Author: Deuell, Bob Memorializing Congress to repeal the Government Pension Offset enacted in 1977. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 38 78-0 (2003) Author: Brimer, Kim Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that payment of retirement and related benefits to certain public employees is a contractual obligation that cannot be reduced or impaired. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 69 78-1 (2003) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to the oversight of the management of the assets of certain state retirement systems. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 73 78-4 (2003) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to enhanced retirement benefits for certain members of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 413 77-0 (2001) Author: Zbranek, Zeb Relating to qualified domestic relations orders. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 421 77-0 (2001) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to notice by school districts to district employees concerning social security benefits. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 696 77-0 (2001) Author: Telford, Barry | et. al. Relating to programs and systems administered by the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 921 77-0 (2001) Author: Zbranek, Zeb Relating to certain late penalties imposed on subdivisions that participate in the Texas County and District Retirement System. House: Pensions & Investments Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 927 77-0 (2001) Author: Hill, Fred
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to certain required reports by disability retirees in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1161 77-0 (2001) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the administration of the Business Enterprises Program trust fund. House: Human Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1428 77-0 (2001) Author: Longoria, John
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the reestablishment of service credit in a public retirement system participating in the proportionate retirement program. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 1/1/02
HB 1503 77-0 (2001) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al. Relating to the continuation of the State Pension Review Board, to functions performed by the board, and to the funding of the board. House: Pensions & Investments Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1557 77-0 (2001) Author: Reyna, Arthur Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property of certain retirement communities that qualify as charitable organizations. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1826 77-0 (2001) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to deferred compensation plans available to certain government employees. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 3333 77-0 (2001) Author: Woolley, Beverly
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to permissible investments by deferred compensation plans for employees of political subdivisions. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HCR 210 77-0 (2001) Author: Haggerty, Pat
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Urging congress to enact the Railroad Retirement and Survivors' Improvement Act of 2001. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
SB 292 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Telford, Barry
Relating to programs and systems administered by the Employees Retirement System of Texas and to certain other public retirement systems. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
SB 302 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to the continuation of the State Pension Review Board and to functions performed by the board. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 372 77-0 (2001) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al.
Sponsor: Longoria, John
Relating to service credit in and benefits under certain public retirement systems. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 1/1/02
SB 459 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to reestablishment of service credit in a public retirement system participating in the proportionate retirement program. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 457 76-0 (1999) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the disposition of beneficial interests in life insurance, retirement benefits, and other financial plans. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 1748 76-0 (1999) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the long-range plan for the Texas Center for Infectious Disease and the provision of tuberculosis and communicable infectious disease health care and laboratory services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective immediately
HB 1999 76-0 (1999) Author: Telford, Barry
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to employee benefits available to employees of community supervision and corrections departments. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2336 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to temporary service retirement options for certain members of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 2344 76-0 (1999) Author: Culberson, John
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to the transfer of funds to optional retirement programs for certain employees of public schools. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Education
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 2518 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to temporary service retirement options and health coverage for certain employees whose jobs are eliminated through privatization. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 2763 76-0 (1999) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the application of the proportionate retirement program to certain public retirement systems under which employees may be transferred. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 2828 76-0 (1999) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the adoption of a medical savings account pilot program for state employees. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 2877 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to the lease of certain facilities and the retirement options and health coverage of certain employees in connection with implementation of integrated enrollment services for health and human services programs. House: Human Services
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3536 76-0 (1999) Author: Longoria, John Relating to reestablishment of service credit in a public retirement system participating in the proportionate retirement program. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 3788 76-0 (1999) Author: Reyna, Arthur Relating to the qualification of certain retirement communities as charitable organizations exempt from property taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 9 76-0 (1999) Author: Burnam, Lon Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to investment of the Texas growth fund and by statewide public retirement systems. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HJR 92 76-0 (1999) Author: Luna, Vilma Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the powers of public retirement systems. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
SB 256 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Longoria, John
Relating to reestablishment of service credit in a public retirement system participating in the proportionate retirement program. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1664 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Haggerty, Pat
Relating to the application of the proportionate retirement program to certain public retirement systems under which employees may be transferred. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1867 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al. Relating to contributions to the State Pension Review Board. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 247 75-0 (1997) Author: Longoria, John Relating to retirement benefits earned by a spouse after dissolution of a marriage. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1450 75-0 (1997) Author: Longoria, John Relating to reestablishment of service credit in a public retirement system participating in the proportionate retirement program. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 2175 75-0 (1997) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to participation in the proportionate retirement program for public employees. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 3068 75-0 (1997) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to the investment and management of assets for public pension plans organized and governed under the laws of the State of Texas. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HJR 111 75-0 (1997) Author: Williams, Thomas Proposing a constitutional amendment with respect to the powers and duties of trustees of statewide public employee pension funds. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
SB 1209 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Kubiak, Dan
Relating to participation in the proportionate retirement program for public employees. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 603 74-0 (1995) Author: Gray, Patricia
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the issuance of a qualified domestic relations order to clarify or modify a final divorce order that provides for the division of a pension or other retirement benefits. House: Juvenile Justice and Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1490 74-0 (1995) Author: Sadler, Paul Relating to credit in state-financed retirement systems for service performed as a United States Peace Corps volunteer. House: Pensions and Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 1822 74-0 (1995) Author: Marchant, Ken | et. al. Relating to the change of the name of the State Pension Review Board to the State Investments Review Board, to the change of the name of the State Pension Review Board fund to the State Investments Review Board fund, and to the monitoring of certain public investments by the board. House: Pensions and Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 2032 74-0 (1995) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to purchases by and programs for employees of public institutions of higher education. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2236 74-0 (1995) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to the apportionment of taxable capital and taxable earned surplus to the state. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2384 74-0 (1995) Author: Longoria, John Relating to retirement benefits earned by a spouse after dissolution of a marriage. House: Juvenile Justice and Family Issues Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2927 74-0 (1995) Author: Serna, Gilbert Relating to contributions to the Optional Retirement Program. House: Pensions and Investments Left pending in committee
SB 517 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to authorizing targeted investments by certain retirement systems to stimulate community development. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 901 74-0 (1995) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the investments of participants in the optional retirement program for faculty members employed in state-supported institutions of higher education. House: Pensions and Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Pensions and Investments
SB 1457 74-0 (1995) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the use of military service credit for computing the eligibility requirements for elected members to receive retirement benefits. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 254 73-0 (1993) Author: Kubiak, Dan | et. al. Relating to the exemption of property in this state from the satisfaction of another state's judgment for unpaid income taxes on certain retirement benefits. House: Investments & Banking Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 391 73-0 (1993) Author: Linebarger, Libby
Sponsor: Turner, Jim
Relating to public retirement benefits payable to certain persons who have obtained qualified domestic relations orders. House: Investments & Banking
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 2006 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, Jack Relating to the regulation of multiple employer welfare arrangements. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
SB 17 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven | et. al.
Sponsor: Kubiak, Dan
Relating to the exemption of property in this state from the satisfaction of another state's judgment for unpaid income taxes on certain retirement benefits. House: Investments & Banking
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 123 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to the enforcement of certain agreements between the parties to a marriage. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 129 73-0 (1993) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Marchant, Ken
Relating to policy reports required to be adopted by public retirement systems and submitted to the State Pension Review Board. House: Investments & Banking
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 202 73-0 (1993) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Marchant, Ken
Relating to the State Pension Review Board fund. House: Appropriations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 450 73-0 (1993) Author: Sibley, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Wolens, Steven
Relating to authorized investment of the state and certain units of local government. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1066 73-0 (1993) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the regulation of multiple employer welfare arrangements; creating offenses and providing civil and criminal penalties; providing for fees. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 1346 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to disclosure of names and addresses of retirement system members. Withdrawn by the Author
SJR 31 73-0 (1993) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Haggerty, Pat | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to local public retirement systems. House: Investments & Banking
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 895 72-0 (1991) Author: Soileau, Curtis Relating to eligibility for unemployment compensation benefits after voluntarily leaving certain employment to avoid a reduction in retirement benefits. House: Labor and Employment Relations 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 1109 72-0 (1991) Author: Finnell, Charles Relating to the continuation and operation of the State Pension Review Board. House: Government Organization No action taken in subcommittee
HB 1357 72-0 (1991) Author: Earley, Robert Relating to changing the name of the confederate pension fund. House: Appropriations Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1476 72-0 (1991) Author: Soileau, Curtis Relating to retirement benefits for employees of appraisal districts. House: Retirement and Aging Referred to Retirement & Aging
HB 1630 72-0 (1991) Author: Kuempel, Edmund | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the creation and adminstration of a tax-exempt money market mutual fund for current and retired state employees, statewide elected public officers, and members of the legislature. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Finance
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 1853 72-0 (1991) Author: Robnett, Nolan Relating to the authority of certain political entities to establish, finance and administer public retirement systems. House: Retirement and Aging 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 1937 72-0 (1991) Author: Robnett, Nolan Relating to recovery of certain retirement benefits by a public retirement system. House: Retirement and Aging 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 2116 72-0 (1991) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the requirement that certain actions involving a public retirement system be brought in the courts of this state. House: Retirement and Aging Placed on General State Calendar
SB 121 72-0 (1991) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Laney, James
Relating to retirement programs for employees of High Plains Underground Water Conservation District No. 1. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 128 72-0 (1991) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Robnett, Nolan
Relating to investments by public retirement systems. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Finance
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 191 72-0 (1991) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Robnett, Nolan
Relating to custodians of public retirement system funds. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 323 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Finnell, Charles
Relating to the continuation and operation of the State Pension Review Board. House: Government Organization
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 798 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven
Sponsor: Robnett, Nolan
Relating to the authority of certain political entities to establish, finance, and administer a public retirement system. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 918 72-0 (1991) Author: Leedom, John Relating to recovery of certain retirement benefits by a public retirement system. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Retirement & Aging
SB 968 72-0 (1991) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to the requirement that certain actions involving a public retirement system be brought in the courts of this state. Senate: State Affairs Postponed in committee
SB 1014 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the creation of a tax-exempt money market mutual fund for state employees, state-wide elected officials and duly elected members of the Texas Legislature and providing for electronic funds transfer. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 6 72-0 (1991) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Robnett, Nolan
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to investments by statewide public retirement systems. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: State Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 96 72-1 (1991) Author: Kubiak, Dan | et. al. Relating to the exemption of property in this state from the satisfaction of another state's judgment for unpaid income taxes on certain retirement benefits. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
SB 19 72-1 (1991) Author: Leedom, John Relating to reports required to be adopted by public retirement systems and reports to be submitted to the State Pension Review Board. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 21 72-1 (1991) Author: Leedom, John Relating to recovery of certain retirement benefits by a public retirement system. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 44 72-2 (1991) Author: Kubiak, Dan | et. al. Relating to the exemption of property in this state from the satisfaction of another state's judgment for unpaid income taxes on certain retirement benefits. House: Financial Institutions 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HCR 6 72-2 (1991) Author: Hirschi, John | et. al. Requesting the lieutenant governor and speaker of the house of representatives to create a joint interim committee to determine the current and historical amount of investment in Texas-based instruments by the Permanent University Fund, Teacher Retirement System of Texas, and Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: House Administration Referred to House Administration
SB 35 72-2 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to the exemption of property in this state from the satisfaction of another state's judgment for unpaid income taxes on certain retirement benefits. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 799 71-0 (1989) Author: Robnett, Nolan
Sponsor: Leedom, John
Relating to an emergency appropriation to the State Pension Review Board for administrative expenses. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 800 71-0 (1989) Author: Robnett, Nolan
Sponsor: Leedom, John
Relating to the requirements for appointment to the State Pension Review Board. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 1056 71-0 (1989) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to payment of benefits by a public retirement system under a domestic relations order and to selection of and termination of interest in certain public retirement benefits. House: Retirement and Aging Pending in committee
HB 2295 71-0 (1989) Author: Smith, Terral
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to the exemption of certain personal property from seizure by an unsecured creditor. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 2437 71-0 (1989) Author: Vowell, Jack
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to the review of certain state agencies under the Texas Sunset Act. House: Government Organization
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 187 71-0 (1989) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Eckels, Robert
Relating to payment of benefits by a public retirement system pursuant to a qualified domestic relations order, to the requirement of spousal consent for the selection of certain retirement options, and to ..... House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 365 71-0 (1989) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Robnett, Nolan
Relating to a source of financing for the State Pension Review Board and to the duties of the board. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1142 71-0 (1989) Author: Leedom, John Relating to the transferability of certain amounts appropriated to the State Pension Review Board. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Appropriations
SB 1356 71-0 (1989) Author: McFarland, Bob Relating to certain state agencies subject to, or removed from, review under the Texas Sunset Act. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 506 70-0 (1987) Author: Gibson, Bruce
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the payment or transfer at death of certain death benefits. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 507 70-0 (1987) Author: Gibson, Bruce
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to individual retirement accounts, simplified employee pensions, and other death benefits. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 706 70-0 (1987) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to liability of corporation directors to a corporation or its shareholders or of a trustee of a pension trust to a beneficiary. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 799 70-0 (1987) Author: Patronella, David Relating to the deadline for the filing of annual financial records with the State Pension Review Board. House: Retirement and Aging Laid on the table subject to call
HB 990 70-0 (1987) Author: Gavin, John Relating to church benefit plans and church benefits boards. House: Retirement and Aging Comm. laid on table subj. to call
HB 1156 70-0 (1987) Author: Cooper, Anne Relating to mandatory retirement ages for tenured faculty at institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 1824 70-0 (1987) Author: Denton, Betty Relating to the provision of life, health, and accident insurance plans to certain retired persons on closing a business. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2253 70-0 (1987) Author: Cooper, Anne Relating to the optional retirement program and changes necessary to comply with the Tax Reform Act of 1986. House: Retirement and Aging Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2468 70-0 (1987) Author: Roberts, Ted Relating to the eligibility for unemployment compensation benefits based on certain lump-sum retirement benefits and severance benefits. House: Labor and Employment Relations Referred to Labor & Employment Rel.
HCR 240 70-0 (1987) Author: Toomey, Mike Directing the Senate Committee on Jurisprudence and the House Committee on Judiciary to undertake a joint study of Texas law and procedure relating to the preparation of a uniform law providing for the direct payment of pension benefits to certain qualified nonemployee spouses.
SB 48 70-0 (1987) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Clark, Jerry
Relating to exempting certain pension benefits from forced sale for the payment of debts. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 122 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John Relating to the payment or transfer at death of certain death benefits. House: Appropriations
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 155 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John Relating to individual retirement accounts, simplified employee pensions, and other death benefits. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 430 70-0 (1987) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Patronella, David
Relating to the deadline for the filing of annual financial reports with the State Pension Review Board. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1070 70-0 (1987) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to authorized investments for a portion of the veterans land fund, the permanent university fund, the teachers retirement system, the employees retirement system, the Texas county and district statewide retirement system, the Texas municipal statewide retirement system. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1301 70-0 (1987) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Cooper, Anne
Relating to the optional retirement program and changes necessary to comply with the Tax Reform Act of 1986. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
SB 1397 70-0 (1987) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to investment of assets of certain public retirement systems in venture capital projects. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Retirement and Aging
SCR 32 70-0 (1987) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund
Urging Congress to amend the tax law of the United States to exempt government retirement plans and their participants from the provisions of the Tax Reform Act of 1986. Senate: State Affairs Signed by the Governor
HCR 21 70-2 (1987) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Creating a Select Committee on State and Local Retirement Systems. House: Retirement and Aging Referred to Retirement and Aging
HR 83 69-0 (1985) Author: Finnell, Charles Opposing the enactment of any federal law which would regulate the administration of state and local retirement systems.
SB 45 69-0 (1985) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: McKenna, Jan
Relating to enforcement of administrative requirements applicable to certain public retirement systems by the State Pension Review Board. House: Retirement & Aging
Senate: State Affairs
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 381 69-0 (1985) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Richardson, Bob
Relating to rulemaking by the State Pension Review Board. House: Retirement & Aging
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 420 69-0 (1985) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Richardson, Bob
Relating to administrative reports by public retirement systems; relating to financial reports and information to be submitted by public retirement systems to the State Pension Review Board and to system members. House: Retirement & Aging
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 921 69-0 (1985) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the establishment of creditable military service in the retirement system. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HR 324 68-0 (1983) Author: Finnell, Charles Opposing the enactment of any federal law which would regulate in any way the administration of state and local retirement systems and plans or affect the fiduciary duties of trustees of those systems and plans. House: Retirement and Aging
HR 326 68-0 (1983) Author: Finnell, Charles Relating to opposing the enactment of any federal law which would regulate in any way the administration of state and local retirement systems and plans or affect the fiduciary duties of trustees of those systems and plans. House: Retirement and Aging
SB 610 68-0 (1983) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Willis, Doyle
Relating to information required to be provided by public retirement systems. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 27 68-1 (1983) Author: Traeger, John Relating to information required to be provided by public retirement systems. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HCR 12 68-2 (1984) Author: Hudson, David
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Requesting Congress not to enact HR 5143 and HR 5144, relating to regulation of state and local public pension systems. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Signed by the Governor
HB 1176 67-0 (1981) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to actuarial analyses of certain bills and resolutions affecting retirement systems. House: Employment Practices Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 1177 67-0 (1981) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to registration of public retirement systems. House: Employment Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1178 67-0 (1981) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to information provided by a public retirement system to its members. House: Employment Practices Comm. report printed & sent to Comm. on Local & Consent Cal.
HB 1719 67-0 (1981) Author: Crawford, Bo
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to payroll deductions for investments for certain public employees, and to investments under the optional retirement program for faculty members of institutions of higher education. House: Employment Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1932 67-0 (1981) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Sponsor: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Relating to a nonsubstantive revision of the laws governing certain public retirement systems. House: Employment Practices
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1934 67-0 (1981) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to financial and actuarial reports of public retirement systems. House: Employment Practices
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1935 67-0 (1981) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to restrictions on investments of certain public retirement systems. House: Employment Practices
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1951 67-0 (1981) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to the creation of public retirement systems by political subdivisions. House: Employment Practices Referred to Subcommittee on Pensions
HB 2229 67-0 (1981) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to annual reports to the state by public retirement systems. House: Employment Practices
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 2361 67-0 (1981) Author: Davis, Bob Relating to funds for the administration of certain public retirement systems. House: Ways & Means Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 588 67-0 (1981) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Relating to the registration of public retirement systems; requiring semiannual reports; and providing procedures for enforcement. House: Employment Practices
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 589 67-0 (1981) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Relating to information provided by a public retirement system to its members and for public review; providing enforcement procedures. House: Employment Practices
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 607 67-0 (1981) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete" Relating to a nonsubstantive revision of the laws governing certain public retirement systems. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 789 67-0 (1981) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to permissible investments of certain public retirement systems. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Committee on Economic Development
SCR 5 67-0 (1981) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Declaring a state policy regarding benefit increases by retirement systems. House: Employment Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
SR 811 67-0 (1981) Author: Farabee, Ray Directing the Senate State Affairs Committee to study the public retirement systems in Texas. Senate: Administration
HB 126 67-1 (1981) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Sponsor: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Relating to revising Title 110B, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, to conform to laws enacted by the 67th Legislature, Regular Session, and to make formal corrections. House: Employment Practices
Senate: State Affairs
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HR 14 67-2 (1982) Author: Laney, James Urging the President and Congress to preserve expectations and rights of persons earning railroad retirement benefits in preparing the 1983 fiscal budget.
HR 17 67-2 (1982) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Expressing opposition to certain proposed federal legislation that would provide for federal control of state pension systems.
SR 83 67-2 (1982) Author: Uribe, Hector Urging the President and Congress to proceed with utmost caution to preserve the reasonable expectations and rights of those who have earned or presently are earning railroad retirement benefits. Senate: Administration, Special
HB 401 66-0 (1979) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to a mandatory retirement age for public employees. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 892 66-0 (1979) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to obsolete public pension laws. House: Employment Practices Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 912 66-0 (1979) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to actuarial reports of public retirement systems. House: Employment Practices Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 1365 66-0 (1979) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to audits, annual reports, and actuarial studies of certain public retirement systems. House: Employment Practices Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 1366 66-0 (1979) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to financial practices of public retirement systems. House: Employment Practices Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 1506 66-0 (1979) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to review of public retirement systems. House: Employment Practices
Senate: Finance
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HB 1507 66-0 (1979) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to legislation affecting funds or benefits of a public retirement system. House: Employment Practices Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 1508 66-0 (1979) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to required disclosure of financial interests, activities, and gifts by board members of public retirement systems. House: Employment Practices Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 1636 66-0 (1979) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to contribution refunds on terminations of membership in certain public retirement systems. House: Employment Practices Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 1675 66-0 (1979) Author: Rains, Don Relating to the collection of specific information concerning optional retirement program participants. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Committee on Economic Development
HB 1676 66-0 (1979) Author: Rains, Don Relating to collection of federal or private funds for retirement contributions; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1965 66-0 (1979) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to investment of funds of certain public retirement systems. House: Employment Practices Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 2206 66-0 (1979) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to powers, duties and administration of public retirement systems. House: Employment Practices
Senate: State Affairs
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HJR 110 66-0 (1979) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide an actuarial requirement for a law having an economic effect on a public retirement system. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
SB 928 66-0 (1979) Author: Traeger, John Relating to the collection of specific information concerning optional retirement program participants. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 940 65-0 (1977) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Sponsor: Jones, Gene
Relating to audits, reports, and actuarial studies of certain public retirement systems. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days
HB 1032 65-0 (1977) Author: Evans, Charles Establishing a Prosecuting Attorney Retirement System; providing for retirement and death benefits thereunder and contributions thereto; defining creditable service; providing for acquisition of prior creditable service; prohibiting the private practice of law by any contributing member; authorizing the Employees Retirement System of Texas to administer the program and providing compensation therefor; permitting withdrawl of funds heretofore contributed to any other state authorized retirement system; providing for severability; repealing all laws in conflict and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1115 65-0 (1977) Author: Moreno, Paul Relating to credit in state-financed public retirement systems for service as a federal employee. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1523 65-0 (1977) Author: Vale, Bob Relating to a mandatory retirement age for public officers and employees. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HJR 58 65-0 (1977) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution to require legislation that would increase benefits in a local reitrement system to be accompanied by a certificate of actuarial soundness. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HJR 83 65-0 (1977) Author: Wilson, Ron Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution providing that contributions to state retirement systems are as provided by law. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HR 39 65-0 (1977) Author: Bush, Bob Relating to memorializing Congress to prohibit retired military personnel from drawing pensions while in federal employment with salary. House: State Affairs
SB 778 65-0 (1977) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to interest charges on the purchase of service not previously established for retirement; providing an effective date. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 179 64-0 (1975) Author: Hutchison, Ray
Sponsor: Braecklein, Bill
Concerning the designation of trustees to receive death benefits under employees' trusts; the payment thereof when no trustee makes claim; the exemption of such death benefits from certain obligations of the employee's estate; allowing commingling of death benefits with other assets; the validation of beneficiary designations prior to the effective date of this Act. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 471 64-0 (1975) Author: Massey, Tom
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to the authority of savings and loan associations to act as trustees or custodians under self-employed retirement plans authorized by federal law. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days
HB 1633 64-0 (1975) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Williams, Lindon
Amending Article 3.51-2 of the Insurance Code, as amended, codified as Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes, Insurance Code, to authorize counties and political subdivisions of the State of Texas to procure certain group insurance policies covering their respective officers, employees, and retirees, to pay for all or part of the premiums with local funds. House: Insurance
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days
SB 43 64-0 (1975) Author: Braecklein, Bill Concerning the designation of trustees to receive death benefits under employees' trusts; the payment thereof when no trustee makes claim; the exemption of such death benefits from obligations of the employees' estate; the validation of beneficiary designations prior to the effective date of this Act; providing for a severability clause; providing for an effective date. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Subcommittee on Civil Matters
SB 61 64-0 (1975) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Nugent, James E.
Amending Chapter 573, Acts of the 63rd Legislature, Regular Session, 1973 (Article 6228i, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes),as follows: repealing laws in conflict herewith; providing for severability; providing a saving clause. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 174 64-0 (1975) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to the authority of savings and loan associations to act as trustees or custodians under self-employed retirement plans authorized by federal law. Senate: Economic Development Reported from committee favorably
SB 176 64-0 (1975) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob" Amending the Penal Code, by adding in subchapter D a new section 32.49 to define the offense of withholding contractually obligated payments to an employee benefit plan and to affix punishments. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Subcommittee on Criminal Matters
SB 703 64-0 (1975) Author: Williams, Lindon Authorizing counties and political subdivisions of the State of Texas to procure certain group insurance policies covering their respective officers, employees and retirees, to pay for all or part of the premiums with local funds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported from committee favorably substituted
SJR 3 64-0 (1975) Author: Doggett, Lloyd | et. al.
Sponsor: Nugent, James E.
Amending Constitution relating to State and local retirement systems. House: Constitutional Revision
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by Governor
HCR 67 62-0 (1971) Author: Golman, Joe H. Encouraging trustees of major Texas pension and retirement systems to invest in government insured or guaranteed mortgage backed securities.
SCR 34 62-0 (1971) Author: Jordan, Barbara Concerning the need for more mortgages for housing from the Texas Pension and Retirement Systems.
SJR 9 62-0 (1971) Author: Harrington, D. Roy | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to eliminate the prohibition against receiving State pension retirement funds or direct aid from the State of Texas from more than one retirement fund.
HCR 46 62-3 (1972) Author: Hanna, Joe Requesting the agencies administering retirement funds and trust funds consider the investment of their funds in providing loans to non-profit community industrial foundations.
HJR 29 61-0 (1969) Author: Thomas, Bob Loyd "Bobby" Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to eliminate the prohibition against receiving state pension retirement funds or direct aid from the State of Texas from more than one retirement fund.
SB 498 61-0 (1969) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to providing that local school boards of all public school districts of Texas shall have authority to set a retirement age for its professional and supportive personnel.
SJR 20 61-0 (1969) Author: Christie, Joe William | et. al. Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to eliminate the prohibition against receiving state pension retirement funds or direct aid from the State of Texas from more than one retirement fund.
HB 225 60-0 (1967) Author: Foreman, Wilson | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts relating to a retirement system for State employees, etc.; providing an effective date.
HB 1036 60-0 (1967) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to amending the Texas Insurance Code to permit investment of life insurance company funds in bonds issued, assumed, or guaranteed by the Inter-American Development Bank and bonds of the $100 million Development Issue of State of Israel Bonds, March 30, 1966; permitting investment of the permanent university fund, the permanent school fund, and the fund of the teacher's retirement system, the employees' retirement system, and the municipal retirement system in bonds issued, assumed, or guaranteed by the Inter-American Development Bank.
HB 1040 60-0 (1967) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to prescribing a method of ascertaining assessable value for tax purposes of property of any trust forming part of a pension plan, disability or death benefit plan, profit-sharing or stock bonus plan of an employer for the exclusive benefit of employees or their beneficiaries by providing for deduction of liabilities to employees and their beneficiaries; fixing the taxable situs of property owned by any such trust.
HB 708 59-0 (1965) Author: Wade, James Kuykendall "Jim" Relating to amending the Insurance Code by providing that nothing in such code shall prohibit a life insurance company from guaranteeing to the Trustees of a qualified pension or profit-sharing plan to issue individual life insurance policies on other than the term plan upon the lives of participants in the plan without evidence of insurability.
HB 214 58-0 (1963) Author: Wilson, Charles N. "Charlie" | et. al. Relating to funding the pensions payable to the widows of Confederate Veterans and eligible former Texas Rangers and their widows; providing an effective date.
HB 400 58-0 (1963) Author: Allen, John Relating to the rights of beneficiaries of pension, retirement, death benefit, stock bonus and profit-sharing plans, systems or trusts, and of beneficiaries of annuities and supplemental insurance contracts.
HCR 71 58-0 (1963)
SB 116 58-0 (1963) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to funding the pensions payable to the widows of Confederate Veterans and eligible former Texas Rangers and their widows; providing an effective date.
SB 216 58-0 (1963) Author: Strong, Jack B. Relating to the rights of beneficiaries of pension, retirement, death benefit, stock bonus and profit-sharing plans, systems or trusts, and of beneficiaries of annuities and supplemental insurance contracts.
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.
HB 286 56-0 (1959) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray | et. al. Relating to amending certain statutes so as to provide for the payment of increased pensions.
HB 935 56-0 (1959) Author: Hughes, Robert H. "Bob" Relating to amending certain statutes by authorizing the Board of Managers of County Hospital Employees to establish a retirement program in addition to the retirement program provided for therein.
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 100 55-0 (1957) Author: Yezak, Herman Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to provide for the payment of an increased pension to Confederate Veterans.
HB 208 55-0 (1957) Author: Joseph, Jr., Thomas R. "Tom" Relating to employee welfare funds.
HB 476 55-0 (1957) Author: Jamison, Jr., Alonzo W. Relating to amending certain Statutes to provide that widows of Confederate soldiers and sailors who were married to such soldiers and sailors prior to January 1, 1922, shall be eligible for pensions under certain circumstances and providing that no widow of a Confederate veteran born since January 1, 1886, shall be entitled to a widow's pension.
HB 562 55-0 (1957) Author: Dungan, William Taylor "Bill" | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statutes to provide for the payment of an increased pension to widows of Confederate Veterans who reside outside the Confederate Home of this State.
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.
SB 474 55-0 (1957) Author: Bracewell, Jr., Joseph Searcy Relating to authorizing and empowering the Commissioners Court of Harris County, Texas, the governing body of the Harris County Flood Control District, to provide for and administer a retirement, disability, and death compensation fund for the appointive officers and employees of the District.
HB 33 55-2 (1957) Author: Dungan, William Taylor "Bill" | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts relating to the payment of pensions to Confederate Veterans.
HB 57 54-0 (1955) Author: Jackson, James Horace Relating to amending Statutes to remove age and other restrictions as to receiving of pensions by Confederate Veterans and their widows, and to increase the amount of payments; removing the requirement of indigency as a qualification for such pensions.
HB 618 54-0 (1955) Author: Sanders, Jr., Harold Barefoot Relating to defining Pension Trusts; providing that Pension Trusts are Trusts within the meaning of the Texas Trust Act; to provide that such Pension Trusts shall not be deemed perpetuities nor unreasonable accumulations; to declare the effect of this Act upon Pension Trusts created under the Laws of this State and those created elsewhere; to express the intent of the Legislature in passing this Act.
HB 897 54-0 (1955) Author: Yezak, Herman Relating to amending certain Statutes to provide for the payment of an increased pension to Confederate Veterans.
HJR 16 54-0 (1955) Author: Spring, Gilbert M. Proposing an amendment to Articles III and XVI of the Constitution of the State of Texas by adding new sections numbered 24a and 66, respectively, authorizing the Legislature to provide for retirement and compensation of members of each house and of the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Comptroller of Public Accounts, Treasurer of the State of Texas, Commissioner of the General Land Office, Railroad Commissioner, and Secretary of Agriculture.
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.
SB 390 54-0 (1955) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to authorizing and empowering navigation districts heretofore or hereafter organized to provide for and administer a retirement, disability and death compensation fund for officers and employees of the district; providing for the investment, reinvestment and change of investment of such funds; authorizing the Commissioners of said district to adopt a plan or plans for effectuating the purpose of this Act, to provide rules and regulations governing all such compensation and from time to time to change any such plan, rule or regulation; and providing that the recipients or benefits of such fund shall not be eligible for any other pension retirement fund or direct aid from the State of Texas, unless the fund created hereunder is released to the State as a condition precedent to receiving such other aid.
HB 804 53-0 (1953) Author: Sandahl, Jr., Charles L. Relating to amending certain Statutes to increase the amount of the mortuary warrant to be issued upon the death of a Confederate Veteran or his widow from Two Hundred Dollars ($200) to Three Hundred and Fifty Dollars ($350).
HB 869 53-0 (1953) Author: Yezak, Herman Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to provide for the payment of an increased pension to each married Confederate Veteran who is living with his wife.
HB 875 53-0 (1953) Author: Yezak, Herman Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to provide for the payment of an increased pension to any Confederate Veteran or widow who is drawing a pension and who has a dependent child.
SB 96 53-0 (1953) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to making an appropriation for pensions to indigent soldiers, volunteers and their widows of the Texas Revolution as authorized by the 51st Legislature.
HB 211 52-0 (1951) Author: Fenoglio, Anthony Paul "Tony" Relating to amending certain acts by providing that no widow of a Confederate Veteran born since January 1, 1877, shall be entitled to a widow's pension.
HB 242 52-0 (1951) Author: Collie, Turner M. Relating to amending certain statutes so as to provide for the payment of pensions to those widows who have not previously received a pension because of their birth date or the number of years which they were married to a Confederate soldier or sailor.
HB 535 52-0 (1951) Author: Johnson, J. Pearce Relating to authorizing and directing the State Comptroller and the State Treasurer to invest Three and One half Million ($3,500,000.00) Dollars out of The Confederate Pension Fund, in certain State Warrants on the General Fund, and directing the reimbursement of the Confederate Pension Fund out of the General Fund, as funds are available; making the Act cumulative of other laws on the subject.
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.
SJR 18 52-0 (1951) Author: Carney, Howard A. Proposing an Amendment providing for the transfer of excess in the Confederate pension fund; providing for the construction of a state office building or buildings from such excess.
HB 289 51-0 (1949) Author: Wagonseller, Wayne Warren | et. al. Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for the payment of increased pensions to the widows of Confederate Veterans.
HB 290 51-0 (1949) Author: Wagonseller, Wayne Warren Relating to amending a previous Act, providing that no widow of a Confederate Veteran born since January 1, 1875, shall be entitled to a widow's pension.
HB 298 51-0 (1949) Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to amending a previous Act so as to provide for the payment of increased pensions to the widows of Confederate Veterans who have not been admitted as inmates of the Confederate Home of this State.
HB 315 51-0 (1949) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amending a previous Act, reducing the minimum years of Creditable Service to be eligible for State Employees Retirement System benefits; providing a saving clause; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 329 51-0 (1949) Author: Heflin, James McDonald Relating to authorizing and empowering the governing body of the Harris County Flood Control District to provide for and administer a retirement, disability and death compensation fund for the appointive officers and employees of the District, when it has been authorized by a majority vote of the District in an election held for the purpose.
HB 681 51-0 (1949) Author: Peterson, Dudley W. Relating to amending a previous Act, declaring and confirming the authority of directors of corporations to pay pensions and to adopt and to amend and to discontinue pension plans, including but not limited to, the power to contract with insurance carriers with reference thereto, and the power to establish pensions trusts.
HB 851 51-0 (1949) Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al. Relating to authorizing and empowering navigation districts heretofore or hereafter organized, containing a municipality of three hundred thousand (300,000) population or more by the last or any future Federal Census, to provide for and administer a retirement, disability, and death compensation fund for officers and employees of the district in an election held for the purpose; prpviding that unconstitutionality of any part of the Act shall not invalidate the remainder; making the Act cumulative with other laws on the subject.
HB 941 51-0 (1949) Author: Hanna, Sam C. Relating to amending a previous Act, providing that no tax shall be levied for the Confederate Pension Fund prior to January 1, 1953, and thereafter only such tax shall be levied as is required for the payment of Confederate Pension and the rate for such tax thereafter shall be fixed by the Automatic Tax Board and in no event shall such tax exceed Two (2) Cents on the One Hundred ($100.00) Dollar valuation.
SB 120 51-0 (1949) Author: Taylor, James Edward Relating to amending a previous Act, declaring and confirming the authority of directors of corporations to pay pensions and to adopt and to amend and to discontinue pension plans, including, but not limited to, the power to contract with insurance carriers with reference thereto, and the power to establish pension trusts.
SB 386 51-0 (1949) Author: Morris, George C. An Act relating the amending a previous Act, to increasing benefits under State Employees Retirement System, prior service annuity, etc.
SB 433 51-0 (1949) Author: Bracewell, Jr., Joseph Searcy Relating to providing for the payment of pensions to indigent soldiers, volunteers and their widows of the Texas Revolution; repealing all laws in conflict herewith tot he extent of such conflict.
HB 45 50-0 (1947) Author: Gregory, Sid Relating to amending a previous Act, providing a pension for every person upon reaching the age of sixty-five (65) years who is a citizen of the United States and who has resided in Texas for five (5) years or more within the last nine (9) years preceding the date of his application, and who has resided in Texas continuously for one (1) year immediately preceding the date of his application and conferring jurisdiction upon the Commissioners' Courts of the State of Texas to pass upon the applications.
HB 148 50-0 (1947) Author: Wagonseller, Wayne Warren | et. al. Relating to amending a previous Act, relative to providing that no widow of a Confederate Veteran born since January 1, 1875, shall be entitled to a widow's pension.
HB 264 50-0 (1947) Author: Wagonseller, Wayne Warren | et. al. Relating to amending a previous Act, so as to provide for the payment of increased pensions to the widows of Confederate Veterans.
HB 313 50-0 (1947) Author: Davis, Gordon Reece Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for the payment of pensions to Confederate Veterans and their widows.
HB 350 50-0 (1947) Author: Nokes, Jr., George O. Relating to amending a previous Act, increasing the mortuary warrant issued for the expenses incurred during the last illness and the burial of Confederate pensioners.
HB 359 50-0 (1947) Author: Green, Albert N. Relating to amending a previous Act, to fix the rate of ad valorem tax for Confederate Pensions.
SJR 4 50-0 (1947) Author: Kelly, Keith F. | et. al. Proposing an amendment providing a method of payment for the construction and equipment of buildings and other permanent improvements at state institutions of higher learning.
HB 50 49-0 (1945) Author: Pigg, Charles Dean | et. al. Relating to appropriating $250,000 per month from the General Fund to the Old Age Assistance Fund for the remaining of this biennial.
HB 167 49-0 (1945) Author: Winfree, Sr., Joseph Edwin | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts so as to provide for the payment of increased pensions to Confederate Veterans and their widows.
HB 264 49-0 (1945) Author: Crawford, Carlton Relating to making an appropriation of Two Hundred and Fifty ($250.00) Dollars out of the Confederate Pension Fund to pay the claim of the Freeport National Bank-Freeport, Texas, evidences by certain warrants drawn against said fund and duly assigned to said bank by the respective persons to whom they were issued and which warrants consent now be paid by the State Treasurer because of the limitation provision for the presentment for payment contained in Article 4371, Revised Civil Statutes, as amended, upon approval by the Comptroller of Public Accounts and the Attorney General.
HJR 41 49-0 (1945) Author: Proffer, Robert L. "Bob" Proposing an Amendment to reallocate certain funds to institutions of higher learning for building purposes.
HJR 58 49-0 (1945) Author: Manford, Jr., Thomas Durwood | et. al. Proposing an amendment to provide certain tax levy on net incomes for retirement purposes, etc.
SB 34 49-0 (1945) Author: Vick, Kyle A. Relating to amending statute relative to eliminating the levy of taxes concerning pensions of Confederate soldiers and widows.
SB 345 49-0 (1945) Author: Bullock, Pat M. Relating to making an appropriation to pay a miscellaneous claim out of the Confederate Pension Fund.
HB 18 48-0 (1943) Author: Winfree, Sr., Joseph Edwin Relating to amending certain Statutes providing for an increase in the amounts of pensions paid Confederate Veterans and their widows.
HB 138 48-0 (1943) Author: Rhodes, Cecil T. | et. al. Relating to amending Article relating to persons eligible for pensions to Confederate Soldiers and their widows so as to allow any widow otherwise eligible a pension regardless of the date of her birth.
HB 322 48-0 (1943) Author: Green, Albert N. Relating to amending certain Statutes to reduce the ad valorem taxes assessed and collected to pay the pensions to Veterans and their widows.
HB 324 48-0 (1943) Author: Sadler, Harley Herman | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to provide that widows of Confederate soldiers or sailors who have been bona fide residents of this State since January 1, 1928, and whose application shall hereafter be approved and who were married to such soldiers or sailors prior to January 1, 1921, and who lived with such soldier or sailor continuously for at least nine (9) years immediately prior to the death of such soldier or sailor shall be eligible for pensions.
SB 24 48-0 (1943) Author: Lovelady, Karl L. Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing for the assessment and collection of a tax to pay, and the payment of pensions to veterans and their widows.
SB 108 48-0 (1943) Author: Lovelady, Karl L. Relating to directing the State Comptroller of the Public Accounts and the State Treasurer One Million and Five Hundred Thousand ($1,500,000) Dollars from the Confederate Pension Fund to the General Revenue Fund in part payment of the account heretofore advanced by the General Revenue Fund for the purpose of support and maintenance of the homes for Confederate veterans and their widows.
HB 41 47-0 (1941) Author: Reed, Jasper Newton Relating to providing that there shall hereafter be paid out of the revenue of this State, on the last day of each month, to each bona fide citizen of this State over the age of sixty five years the sum of fifteen dollars per month as an old age pension; assigning the State Department of Welfare, County Judges, and Commissioners' Court as administrators and defining their duties.
HB 260 47-0 (1941) Author: Baker, Noel C. | et. al. Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes relative to pensions of widows of Confederate Soldiers and Sailors.
HB 815 47-0 (1941) Author: Stinson, Jeff D. Relating to amending a certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes regarding the Pension Fund created for Confederate soldiers and sailors.
HB 1075 47-0 (1941) Author: Dove, Dan | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes regarding pension payments for Confederate soldiers and sailors and their widows.
SB 491 47-0 (1941) Author: York, Joseph Alton Relating to amending a certain Act relating to persons eligible for pensions to Confederate soldiers and their widows.
HB 140 46-0 (1939) Author: Morris, George C. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act relative to eligibility for pensions of Confederate widows.
HB 747 46-0 (1939) Author: Davis, Matt Relating to amending a certain Article relating to the pensions of Confederate soldiers or sailors and qualifications to such pensions.
HB 651 45-0 (1937) Relating to according pensions to widows of Confederate veterans who had lived with husbands forty years or more.
HB 363 44-0 (1935) Author: Rogers, Bert L. "Bird" | et. al. Relating to creating the Commission of the Volunteer Army of the War with Spain to be composed of the Governor of the State of Texas, the Adjutant General of Texas and the Department Commander of the United Spanish War Veterans of Texas, and their successors in office, all without extra compensation and the Governor as Chairman.
SB 8 44-3 (1936) Relating to authorizing the State Treasurer to sell all outstanding bonds in Old Age Pension Fund and deposit proceeds in permanent Old Age Pension Fund.
HB 150 42-0 (1931) Author: Elliott, James J. Relating to payment of pensions to confederate veterans; prescribing penalties.
SB 287 41-0 (1929) Author: Hornsby, John William Relating to confederate pensions.
HB 43 41-2 (1929) Author: Graves, William Thomas | et. al. Relating to amending the Pension Law.
SB 27 41-5 (1930) Author: Love, Thomas Bell | et. al. Relating to amending the law relative to pension funds.
HB 203 40-0 (1927) Author: Finlay, Sr., James | et. al. Relating to providing that Confederate Veterans receiving Pensions from the United States Government, shall not be deprived of pensions under the general laws of this State.
HB 180 39-0 (1925) Author: Fields, William A. Relating to amending certain statutes relating to pensions of ex-confederate soldiers so as to conform to the purpose and intent and the authority granted in said statutes of the State Constitution as amended; providing the rule of construction in event any part of this act should be held to be invalid. House: Revenue and Taxation
HB 451 39-0 (1925) Author: Kenyon, Lee M. Relating to the providing for an old age pension system for resident citizens over the age of seventy years; providing for the administration of the system; prescribing the qualifications of an application for a pension; permitting discontinuance of the pension on conviction of an offense or upon evidence of changed status. Fixing the punishment of any applicant or other person violating any of the provisions of the act. House: State Affairs
HB 454 39-0 (1925) Author: Jordan, Harry C. Relating to amending certain statute defining indigency of Confederate Pensioners. House: State Affairs
SB 76 39-0 (1925) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson Relating to providing an old age pension system for resident citizens over the age of seventy years. Senate: Counties and County Boundaries
HB 8 38-0 (1923) Author: Cable, Robert L. Relating to amending legislation relating to prorating the appropriation for Confederate pensions among the pensioners; to provide that women who were wives of Confederate soldiers or sailors and who after the death of such soldiers or sailors have remarried, but who have been separated from or abandoned by their husbands and living apart from them for a period of three years next prior to her application for a pension, and who are in indigent circumstances, may be eligible to the grant of a pension.
HB 89 38-0 (1923) Author: Stewart, L. C. | et. al. Relating to providing for the return of pension warrants where the pensioner dies during the quarter for which the warrant was issued, the cancellation of the same, and the issuance of a mortuary warrant to pay the funeral expenses of the deceased pensioner, fixing the amount thereof.
SB 287 38-0 (1923) Author: Davis, John Relating to defining indigency and in particular describing who and under what conditions shall be entitled to the rights and privileges of a Confederate Pension and who shall be entitled to become an inmate of the Confederate Home or other public institutions at the expense of the State.
HB 232 37-0 (1921) Author: Edwards, R. Edgar Relating to a certain Act regarding the pensions of Confederate soldiers, sailors, etc.
HJR 11 37-0 (1921) Author: Marshall, John Calvin | et. al. Relating to pensions to Confederate soldiers, sailors, etc.
SB 264 37-0 (1921) Author: Darwin, Henry Lewis Relating to inmates of the Confederate Home, and inmates of the Confederate Woman's Home, shall be entitled to receive pension payments equal to one-half the amount they would be entitled to receive if they were not inmates of such home.
SJR 9 37-0 (1921) Author: Fairchild, I. D. | et. al. Relating to proposing an amendment permitting the Legislature to levy a tax of 7 cents for the purpose of pensions for the Confederate veterans and widows of Confederate veterans.
HB 103 36-0 (1919) Author: Hornby, Sr., Harry P. | et. al. Relating to amending certain laws relating to prorating the appropriation for Confederate pensions soldiers among the pensioners; provided that women, now widows, who were the wives of Confederate soldiers or sailors and who after the death of such soldiers or sailors have remarried, may be eligible to the grant of a pension.
HB 111 36-0 (1919) Author: Beard, Campbell McCleary Relating to amending certain Act providing for the levy of an ad valorem tax for the purpose of creating a special fund for the payment of pensions for service in the Confederate Army, Navy, Frontier Organizations, the Militia of the State of Texas, and for the widows of soldiers serving in same, by providing a method for taking evidence in such cases as come under the provisions of this Act and prescribing a penalty for false swearing in connection with pension applications.
HB 172 36-0 (1919) Author: Tidwell, William Madison | et. al. Relating to amending certain statutes defining indigency; fixing the fees of the county judge for hearing pension applications, and providing that said fee shall be $2.00, and the same shall be paid out of the general funds of the county treasury upon presentment of an account therefor to the commissioners court; and that said fees shall be accounted for as other fees of office.
HB 327 36-0 (1919) Author: Owen, Robert Ross Relating to creating the office of Commissioner of Pensions, fixing his salary and duties, transferring from the Comptroller's Department the administration of said office and making an appropriation to defray the expenses of said office for the fiscal year ending August 31, 1919.
HB 460 36-0 (1919) Author: Parsley, W. F. Relating to amending certain statute relating to Confederate pensions by providing that out of the fund created under the provisions of said statute, there shall be paid an annual pension of eight and one-third ($8.33) dollars per month to be paid quarterly to every disabled and indigent soldier who served the State of Texas in protecting its frontier against Indian raids and Mexican marauders, or as a member of the militia who was in active service for at least six months during the war between the States, and to each widow of any such soldier in indigent circumstances, and to each indigent and disabled Confederate soldier or sailor,and to the widow of any such Confederate soldier or sailor in indigent circumstances.
HB 528 36-0 (1919) Author: Bagby, William T. "Lion of Lavaca" | et. al. Relating to amending certain statute relating to Confederate pensions by providing for the payment of three hundred dollars per year, in quarterly payments, for service in the Confederate army, navy, frontier organizations, the militia of the State of Texas, and for the widows of such soldiers serving in said armies, navies, organizations and militia.
HJR 30 36-0 (1919) Author: Dickson, David W. "Dave" Proposing an amendment to Section 51 of Article 3 of the Constitution of the State of Texas providing that the Legislature may grant pensions to Confederate soldiers, sailors and their widows who have been a citizen of Texas since January 1, 1912, and to levy a tax of 5 cents on the one hundred dollar on the property to aid such pension fund, making an appropriation to pay the expenses of an election.
HJR 34 36-0 (1919) Author: Parsley, W. F. Proposing an amendment to Section 51, Article 3, of the Constitution of the State of Texas; providing that the Legislature of the State of Texas, may from time to time pass suitable laws for the purpose of granting pensions to soldiers and sailors who served in the Confederate army and navies and to soldiers, who, during the war between the states, served in organizations for the purpose of protecting the frontier against Indian raids and Mexican marauders, and to soldiers who served in the militia of Texas during the war between the States and to the widow of all such soldiers and sailors.
HJR 35 36-0 (1919) Author: Fairchild, I. D. | et. al. Proposing an amendment to Section 51 of Article 3 of the Constitution of the State of Texas to provide that the Legislature may grant pensions to Confederate soldiers, sailors and their widows, who have been citizens of Texas since January 1, 1912, providing that all soldiers, sailors and their widows eligible under the provisions hereof shall be entitled to be placed upon the rolls and participate in the pension fund created hereunder; making an appropriation for an election.
SB 104 36-0 (1919) Author: Dean, William Luther Relating to amending certain statute defining and designating the persons to whom may be granted pensions as Confederate soldiers and sailors or their widows, so as to provide that women, now widows, who were wives of Confederate soldiers and sailors and after the death of said soldiers and sailors, re-married, may be eligible to the grant of a pension.
SJR 18 36-0 (1919) Author: Alderdice, James Monroe Proposing an amendment relating to the power of the Legislature to grant or authorize the making of any grant of public money to any individual or association except in aid of indigent and disable Confederate soldiers and sailors.
HB 79 36-2 (1919) Author: Winfree, Edwin Relating to amending certain laws relating to prorating the appropriation providing that remarried widows who were the widows of Confederate soldiers and sailors may be eligible to the grant of the pension.
HB 81 36-2 (1919) Author: Tidwell, William Madison Relating to amending certain articles defining indigency; fixing the fees of the County Judges for hearing Confederate Pension.
HB 246 35-0 (1917) Author: Nichols, Joseph Francis Relating to prorating the appropriation for Confederate pensions among the pensioners.
HB 289 35-0 (1917) Author: Stewart, L. C. Relating to providing for the return of pension warrants where the pensioner dies during the quarter for which the warrant was issued, the cancellation of the same, and the issuance of a mortuary warrant to pay the funeral expenses of the deceased pensioner.
HB 422 35-0 (1917) Author: Boner, Charles Wilbur Relating to the making of proof for Confederate pensions.
HB 585 35-0 (1917) Author: Bertram, Robert Elijah Relating to the time of paying pensions.
HJR 19 35-0 (1917) Author: Templeton, Rufus Lee Proposing an amendment relating to the granting of pensions to Confederate veterans and their widows.
SB 144 35-0 (1917) Author: Caldwell, Walter Douglass Relating to providing for the return of pension warrants where the pensioner dies during the quarter for which the warrant was issued, the cancellation of the same, and the issuance of a Mortuary Warrant to pay the funeral expenses of the deceased pensioner.
SB 464 35-0 (1917) Author: Suiter, William David "Will" Relating to pensions for service in the Confederate army or navy; prescribing a penalty for false swearing in connection with applications for pensions.
HB 164 35-4 (1918) Author: Tillotson, Leonard E. Relating to repealing certain appropriations made for the maintenance of the State Pension Department.
SB 40 35-4 (1918) Author: Alderdice, James Monroe | et. al. Relating to abolishing the office of Commissioner of Pensions and conferring all powers heretofore exercised by that office upon the Comptroller of Public Accounts; annulling and repealing all appropriations for the Pension Department for the years 1918 and 1919 with certain exceptions.
HB 43 34-0 (1915) Author: Dickson, David W. "Dave" Relating to amending a certain Act providing pensions for ex-Confederate soldiers and their widows, after a bona fide, continuous residence of seven years.
HB 253 34-0 (1915) Author: Russell, Angus T. | et. al. Relating to amending certain laws extending the benefits of the pension laws to deserving widows of ex-confederate soldiers regardless of whether they have remarried.
HB 270 34-0 (1915) Author: Boner, Charles Wilbur Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to the payment of Confederate pensions, providing for their monthly payment; adding certain new duties to the county judges and Justice of the Peace.
HB 414 34-0 (1915) Author: Haney, Edgar Pierce | et. al. Relating to providing for the payment of pensions to mothers of dependent or neglected children who are widows or whose husband is an inmate of a penal or mental institution or who because of physical disability is unable to support his family.
HB 427 34-0 (1915) Author: Bolin, T. R. Relating to amending a certain Act relating to the granting of pensions to Confederate veterans.
HB 471 34-0 (1915) Author: Pearson, J. E. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain General Law eliminating the ownership or value of property in the definition of Indigency and to base the right of the applicant to receive pension under the section on the amount of income as provided in such section.
HB 599 34-0 (1915) Author: Keith, J. R. Relating to amending certain laws so as to amend the definition of "indigency."
HB 662 34-0 (1915) Author: Cowan, William Dickey | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to the making of proofs for Confederate pensions; providing that proofs may be made before a Justice of the Peace or Notary Public.
HJR 48 34-0 (1915) Author: Vannoy, J. J. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing an ad valorem tax for the purpose of creating a special fund for the payment pensions for services in the Confederate Army and navy, frontier organization and the Militia of the State and for the widows of such.
SB 252 34-0 (1915) Author: Lattimore, Offa Shivers Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to further defining indigency within the meaning of the pension laws.
SB 270 34-0 (1915) Author: Darwin, Henry Lewis Relating to amending a certain Act making old Confederate Pensions based on income not property.
SB 387 34-0 (1915) Author: Smith, Lon A. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute authorizing Confederate pensioners to make affidavit or in lieu thereof statement in the presence of two creditable witnesses that are in no wise related to the applicant as to his or her right to collect pensions under the law of this State, and authorizing said witnesses to make the affadavit.
HB 25 33-0 (1913) Author: Woods, James Hollins | et. al. Relating to granting aid to Confederate veterans and the widows of such veterans.
HB 39 33-0 (1913) Author: Humphrey, R. B. | et. al. Relating to an ad valorem tax not to exceed five cents on the one hundred dollar valuation on property for the purpose of creating a special fund for the payment of pensions for services in the Confederate army, navy, frontier organizations, the militia and for the widows of such persons.
HB 51 33-0 (1913) Author: Savage, Sr., Henry B. Relating to defining indigency with the meaning of the pension laws.
HB 111 33-0 (1913) Author: Reedy, D. M. | et. al. Relating to providing a pension for service in the confederate army, navy and for the widows of soldiers and sailors; providing regulations and a fund for payment.
HB 294 33-0 (1913) Author: Hunter, Samuel J. "Sam" Relating to providing that aid may be granted to disabled and dependent Confederate soldiers, sailors and their widows under certain circumstances and to make an appropriation therefor.
HB 465 33-0 (1913) Author: Calvin, Elvis Abner Relating to fixing the ad valorem tax rate at five cents on the one hundred valuation for the purpose of creating a special fund for the payment of pensions for services in the Confederate Army or Navy, Frontier organizations and the militia of the state of Texas, and the widows of such soldiers serving in said organizations.
HJR 36 33-0 (1913)
SB 31 33-0 (1913) Author: Taylor, Charles W. Relating to defining indigency within the meaning of the pension laws of this State, relating to Confederate soldiers and sailors.
SB 258 33-0 (1913) Author: Conner, Robert P. Relating to authorizing the acknowledgement of the application by any officer in the county authorized to administer oaths.
SJR 7 33-0 (1913)
SJR 19 33-0 (1913)
HB 217 31-0 (1909) Relating to carrying into effect the amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas, providing that aid may be granted to disabled and dependent Confederate Soldiers, sailors and their widows, under certain conditions, and to make an appropriation therefor, creating the office of Commissioner of Pensions, providing its duration, fixing his compensation, prescribing his duties, defining the duties of other offices with reference to carrying into effect this Act.
HB 297 31-0 (1909) Relating to providing for taking and perpetuation of evidence for the purpose of establishing the identity of Confederate veterans, and such facts as will prove their right to a pension under and by virtue of the pension laws of Texas.
SB 126 28-0 (1903) Relating to amending "An Act to carry into effect the amendments to the Constitution of the State of Texas, providing that aid may be granted to disabled and dependent Confederate soldiers, sailors and their widows, under certain conditions, and to make an appropriation therefor."
HB 160 26-0 (1899) Relating to carrying into effect the amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas, providing that aid may be granted to disabled and dependent Confederate soldiers, sailors and their widows, under certain conditions, and to make an appropriation therefor (Confederate pension law).
HB 501 26-0 (1899) Relating to carrying into effect the amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas, providing that aid may be granted to disabled and dependent Confederate soldiers, sailors and their widows, under certain conditions, and to make an appropriation therefor (Confederate pension law).
HB 574 26-0 (1899) Relating to carrying into effect the amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas, providing that aid may be granted to disabled and dependent Confederate soldiers, sailors and their widows, under certain conditions, and to make an appropriation therefor (Confederate pension law).
HB 176 25-0 (1897) Relating to amending an act granting to persons who have been permanently disabled by reason of wounds received while in the service of this State or of the Confederate States, a land certificate for twelve hundred and eighty acres of land, approved April 9th, 1881, and to validate patents issued on such locations and surveys.
HB 464 22-0 (1891) Relating to providing for the relief of Andrea Castanon de Villanueva, otherwise known as Madam Candelaria.
SB 172 22-0 (1891) Relating to providing an annual pension of One Hundred and Fifty Dollars for M. B. Irwin.
SB 58 21-0 (1889) Relating to providing annual pensions for the surviving indigent soldiers or indigent volunteers of the Texas Revolution, and the indigent surviving signers of the Declaration of Independence, and the indigent surviving widows of such soldiers, volunteers, or signers.
HB 170 19-0 (1885) Relating to providing annual pensions for the surviving indigent soldiers or indigent volunteers of the Texas Revolution, and the indigent surviving signers of the Declaration of Independence, and the indigent surviving widows of such soldiers, volunteers or signers.
HB 54 18-0 (1883) Relating to providing annual pensions for the surviving soldiers or volunteers of the Texas Revolution, and the surviving signers of the Declaration of Independence of Texas, and the surviving widows of such soldiers or volunteers or signers

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