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HB 25 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the elimination of straight-party voting. House: Elections
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 29 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to prostitution and the trafficking of persons, civil racketeering related to trafficking, the prevention, investigation, and prosecution of and punishment for certain sexual offenses and offenses involving or related to trafficking, reimbursement of certain costs for criminal victims who are children, and the release and reporting of certain information relating to a child; increasing criminal penalties; creating criminal offenses. House: State Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
See remarks for effective date
HB 48 85-0 (2017) Author: Romero, Ramon Relating to the electronic completion of an application for a ballot to be voted by mail. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 80 85-0 (2017) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to electronic voter registration. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 85 85-0 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark | et. al. Relating to the selection of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district; authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 143 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia | et. al. Relating to electronic voter registration. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 159 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to electronic voter registration. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 199 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to participation in the countywide polling place program. House: Elections Considered in Calendars
HB 204 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to placing the name of a deceased or ineligible candidate for public office on the ballot. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 209 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to voter registration application forms in high schools. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 266 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al. Relating to a voter education program for high school seniors. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 273 85-0 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Relating to the content of local and state propositions on the ballot. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Senate Amendments Analysis distributed
HB 332 85-0 (2017) Author: Meyer, Morgan | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the use of school district buildings as polling place locations. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 365 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to a study of the uniform election date. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 368 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to allowing a person who will be 18 years of age on the date of the general election for state and county officers to vote in the preceding primary elections. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 384 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to documentation of proof of identification for voting. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 389 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the residence address of a person for purposes of a response to a confirmation notice sent by the voter registrar. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 433 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the elimination of straight-party voting. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 462 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the provision of notice of proposed rules by state agencies. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 469 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the registration of voters at a polling place and related procedures. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 558 85-0 (2017) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the participation of certain large counties in the countywide polling place program. House: Elections No action taken in committee
HB 566 85-0 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark Relating to the selection and administration of an appraisal review board; authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 658 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan | et. al.
Relating to voting by voters with certain disabilities or voters who reside at a residential care facility. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 738 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt | et. al. Relating to certain information included with ballot propositions for elections to authorize state and local general obligation bonds. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 739 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to ballot propositions authorizing certain political subdivisions to issue bonds. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 905 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the procedures for registering to vote. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 907 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt | et. al. Relating to the content and process for certain petitions. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 910 85-0 (2017) Author: Romero, Ramon Relating to registration powers of volunteer deputy registrars. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 929 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to the time for returning ballots mailed by certain federal postcard applicants. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 955 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to the registration of voters at a polling place and related procedures. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 956 85-0 (2017) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" Relating to early voting by mail by any qualified voter. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 962 85-0 (2017) Author: Arévalo, Diana Relating to a study on the feasibility of electronic voter registration and applications for a ballot to be voted by mail for overseas military personnel. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1006 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the registration of voters at a polling place and related procedures. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1032 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the adoption of the Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1061 85-0 (2017) Author: Rinaldi, Matt | et. al. Relating to requiring a voter to be affiliated with a political party to vote in that party's primary election or otherwise participate in that party's affairs; creating a criminal offense; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1072 85-0 (2017) Author: Lang, Mike | et. al. Relating to requiring a voter to be affiliated with a political party to vote in that party's primary election or otherwise participate in that party's affairs; creating a criminal offense; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1077 85-0 (2017) Author: Cyrier, John Relating to the eligibility of certain citizens residing outside the United States to vote a full ballot. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1079 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al. Relating to the verification of citizenship of an applicant for voter registration. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1103 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to excluding a person on the suspense list from jury duty. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1129 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the restriction on participating in the primary election of more than one political party. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1130 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to a study on the implementation of photo voter identification requirements. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1217 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to appointment of and performance of notarial acts by an online notary public and online acknowledgment and proof of written instruments; authorizing a fee and creating a criminal offense. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1262 85-0 (2017) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to the use of a school as a polling place. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1347 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to requiring a voter to be affiliated with a political party to vote in that party's primary election or otherwise participate in that party's affairs; creating a criminal offense; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1353 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to requiring a voter to be affiliated with a political party to vote in that party's primary election or otherwise participate in that party's affairs; creating a criminal offense; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1360 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the use of a mechanical or electronic device by a person occupying a voting station. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1414 85-0 (2017) Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al. Relating to voting procedures for certain federal postcard applicants and military personnel serving overseas. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1418 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to the regulation of fantasy games; authorizing a civil penalty; requiring the registration of fantasy game operators; requiring a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1422 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the regulation of fantasy games; authorizing a civil penalty; requiring a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1452 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César | et. al. Relating to a study regarding cyber attacks on election infrastructure. House: Government Transparency & Operation Considered in Calendars
HB 1639 85-0 (2017) Author: Vo, Hubert | et. al. Relating to providing a voter in a party primary notice of party conventions. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1706 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to the required vote by a presidential elector and related procedures. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1707 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to political party signs for a primary election. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1735 85-0 (2017) Author: Faircloth, Wayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to election officers and practices; increasing a criminal penalty; creating a criminal offense. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1773 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to an election authorizing the issuance of bonds or an increase in taxes by a political subdivision. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1807 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to requiring the secretary of state to maintain certain information regarding provisional voting. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1897 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to registering to vote and voting while in custody at certain county jails and related procedures. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1953 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the canvass of election returns for the offices of governor and lieutenant governor. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1955 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to electronic voter registration. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1996 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to nonpartisan primary elections; authorizing a fee. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2000 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to the creation of a fund to assist local governments with the acquisition of voting system equipment. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2017 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to legislative review and approval of certain state agency rules. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2254 85-0 (2017) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the secretary of state adopting a fee schedule for notary public services. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2338 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Relating to the Texas Sovereignty Act. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2411 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to the secretary of state posting on the secretary of state's Internet website a database containing information about each holder of and candidate for all elected offices in the state. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2481 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2674 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Tomas Relating to reporting requirements for certain nonprofit corporations regarding employee and officer salaries. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2691 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to certain election practices and procedures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 2701 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to early voting by certain persons who are caretakers of persons with certain disabilities. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2722 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al. Relating to early voting by certain persons who have an employment hardship. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2815 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al. Relating to early in-person voting by voters who reside at a residential care facility. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2826 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to partnerships, limited liability companies, and other domestic and foreign entities and to series of limited liability companies and foreign entities. House: Business & Industry Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2834 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to posting the location of a polling place used in an election on the secretary of state's website. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2856 85-0 (2017) Author: Villalba, Jason
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to names of domestic and foreign filing entities for transacting business in this state. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2926 85-0 (2017) Author: Roberts, Kevin | et. al. Relating to legislative review and approval of state agency rules. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2983 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to the requirements for a person to vote in the precinct of the person's former residence. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3065 85-0 (2017) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al. Relating to mechanic's, contractor's, or materialman's liens; authorizing a fee; changing the eligibility for community supervision. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3068 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron | et. al. Relating to the qualification of certain candidates for placement on the ballot. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3118 85-0 (2017) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to early voting by mail by any qualified voter. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3285 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to expenditures by the secretary of state on general election voter education programs. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3322 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the use of certain words to imply that a person who is not an attorney is authorized to practice immigration law and the prosecution of a cause of action arising from that practice and educational requirements for a notary public appointment; authorizing a fee; affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3327 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to automatic voter registration of students enrolled in public institutions of higher education. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3332 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John | et. al. Relating to requirements for certain petitions requesting an election and ballot propositions. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3382 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to requiring a voter to be affiliated with a political party to vote in that party's primary election or otherwise participate in that party's affairs; creating a criminal offense; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3422 85-0 (2017) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to participation by the State of Texas in the interstate voter registration crosscheck program. House: Elections Postponed
HB 3474 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the verification of citizenship of an applicant for voter registration. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3490 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Rodney Relating to maintenance of the statewide voter registration list. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3530 85-0 (2017) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to action by the state chair of a political party in the conduct of a primary election. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3662 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to the acceptance of a voter; creating an offense. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3667 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to the maintenance of the statewide voter registration list. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3776 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to automatic cancellation of a voter's registration upon felony conviction. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3840 85-0 (2017) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to the conduct of primary elections; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3892 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to voter registration and voter registration information. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3943 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3969 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken Relating to a study regarding the feasibility of implementing a central filing system for the filing of financing statements for agricultural liens. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 4000 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron Relating to the verification of citizenship of an applicant for voter registration. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 4009 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to the creation of the Texas Slavery and Segregation Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4034 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to certain voter registration information. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 4131 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to assisting voters and other voting processes and procedures; creating criminal offenses; increasing criminal penalties. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4155 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the regulation of athlete agents. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HJR 39 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al. Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for the limited purpose of proposing one or more amendments to the constitution to impose fiscal restraints on the federal government, to limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and to limit the terms of office of federal officials and members of Congress. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Left pending in committee
HJR 44 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for the limited purpose of proposing an amendment to the constitution to provide for a federal balanced budget. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 59 85-0 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas to conduct gaming by executing a gaming agreement with this state; providing for licensing of persons under the agreement; limiting certain taxes and fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HJR 77 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie Rescinding the 1899 application of the 26th Texas Legislature to the United States Congress to call an unrestricted national convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for proposing undisclosed amendments to that Constitution. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
HJR 78 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie Rescinding the 1901 and 1911 applications to the United States Congress to call a national convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for the direct election of U.S. Senators. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
HJR 80 85-0 (2017) Author: Cain, Briscoe | et. al. Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for the limited purpose of proposing an amendment to the constitution to limit the terms of office of members of Congress. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
HJR 104 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Urging the Congress of the United States to propose for ratification an amendment to the United States Constitution which would prohibit, with one exception, the practice of abortion within the United States or in any place subject to their jurisdiction or, in the alternative, applying to Congress to call a convention, pursuant to Article V of that Constitution, for the specific and limited purpose of proposing such an amendment to that Constitution for ratification. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
HJR 118 85-0 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Texas Redistricting Commission to redistrict the Texas Legislature and Texas congressional districts and revising procedures for redistricting. House: Redistricting Referred to Redistricting
SB 5 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Phil | et. al.
Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification; providing a criminal penalty and increasing a criminal penalty. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 1/1/18
SB 136 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to the verification of citizenship of an applicant for voter registration. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 145 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to a voter education program for high school seniors. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 146 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to automatic update of voter registration on issuance or change of a driver's license or identification card by the Department of Public Safety. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 147 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to automatic voter registration on issuance or change of a driver's license or identification card by the Department of Public Safety. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 167 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the registration of voters at a polling place during early voting by personal appearance and related procedures. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 185 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to electronic voter registration. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 201 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to ballot propositions authorizing certain political subdivisions to issue debt obligations. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 230 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to participation in the countywide polling place program. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 232 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to providing for voter registration at a polling place. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 245 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to voter information provided by political subdivisions before an election to authorize the issuance of bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 362 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the use of information from the lists of noncitizens excused or disqualified from jury service. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 375 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to providing a voter in a party primary notice of party conventions. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 405 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to voting and election procedures; creating an offense. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 426 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to early voting by mail by any qualified voter. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 466 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to certain petitions filed with home-rule municipalities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 488 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to requirements for certain petitions requesting an election and ballot propositions. House: Elections
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 665 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to education requirements for a notary public appointment; authorizing a fee. Senate: State Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 690 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to the use of a mechanical or electronic device by a person occupying a voting station. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 752 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Cortez, Philip
Relating to the overseas military e-mail ballot program. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 925 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the facilitation of voting by persons confined in certain jails. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 957 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al.
Relating to the content and numbering of propositions on the ballot. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1150 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the content of local and state propositions on the ballot. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1506 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to mechanic's, contractor's, or materialman's liens; authorizing a fee; changing the eligibility for community supervision. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1517 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Oliveira, René
Relating to partnerships, limited liability companies, and other domestic and foreign entities and to series of limited liability companies and foreign entities. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1518 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Oliveira, René
Relating to corporations, associations, real estate investment trusts, and related entities; authorizing fees. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1569 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to prostitution and the trafficking of persons, civil racketeering related to trafficking, the prosecution of and punishment for certain sexual offenses and offenses involving or related to trafficking, reimbursement of certain costs for criminal victims who are children, and the release and reporting of certain information relating to a child; increasing a criminal penalty; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1579 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to authorizing the secretary of state to terminate the existence of a domestic filing entity if a substantial owner or governing person of the entity has been convicted of human trafficking or compelling prostitution. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1666 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al.
Relating to the conduct of primary elections and certain other election practices; increasing a criminal penalty; creating criminal offenses. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
House passage as amended reported
SB 1718 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to legislative review and approval of certain state agency rules. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1731 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Meyer, Morgan
Relating to the repeal of laws governing certain state entities, including the functions of those entities, and to certain duties, responsibilities, and functions of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on the abolishment of certain of those entities. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
SB 1733 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al. Relating to recognition of certain identification documents by governmental officials. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to State Affairs
SB 1766 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the content and placement of certain ballot propositions. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1835 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to names of domestic and foreign filing entities for transacting business in this state; creating an offense. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1989 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the elimination of straight-party voting for judicial offices. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 2010 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to procedures for the determination of the validity of certain petitions filed in connection with an election. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2015 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the Texas Sovereignty Act. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2020 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to voter information used for juror selections. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
No action taken in committee
SB 2035 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the regulation of athlete agents. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2090 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to procedures for uniform procedures for conducting an election. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2091 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to an election authorizing the issuance of bonds or an increase in taxes by a political subdivision. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2149 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to early in-person voting by voters who reside at a residential care facility. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Elections
SB 2175 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the elimination of straight-party voting. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2197 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to documentation of proof of identification for voting. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 2 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Miller, Rick | et. al.
Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for the limited purpose of proposing one or more amendments to the constitution to impose fiscal restraints on the federal government, to limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and to limit the terms of office of federal officials and members of Congress. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
Senate: State Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 37 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for the limited purpose of proposing an amendment to the constitution to impose term limits for justices of the United States Supreme Court and to allow the states to overturn a decision of the United States Supreme Court. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 38 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Darby, Drew
Rescinding certain applications made by the Texas Legislature to the United States Congress to call a national convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for proposing any amendment to that Constitution. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
Senate: State Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 39 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas to conduct gaming by executing a gaming agreement with this state; providing for licensing of persons under the agreement; limiting certain taxes and fees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 40 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for the limited purpose of proposing an amendment to the constitution to limit the terms of office of members of Congress. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 42 85-1 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district; authorizing the imposition of a fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 45 85-1 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark Relating to the selection of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district; authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 48 85-1 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark Relating to the selection and administration of an appraisal review board; authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 66 85-1 (2017) Author: Minjarez, Ina | et. al. Relating to automatic voter registration on issuance or change of a driver's license or identification card by the Department of Public Safety. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 89 85-1 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina | et. al. Relating to early voting by certain persons who are caretakers of persons with certain disabilities. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 160 85-1 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Relating to the selection of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district; authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 169 85-1 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to assisting voters and other voting processes and procedures; creating criminal offenses; increasing criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 203 85-1 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the administration of the ad valorem tax system; authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 206 85-1 (2017) Author: Villalba, Jason | et. al. Relating to a limit on local government expenditures. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 212 85-1 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron | et. al. Relating to electronic voter registration. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 279 85-1 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to requirements to vote, including presenting proof of identification; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 289 85-1 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the verification of citizenship of an applicant for voter registration. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 341 85-1 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to voting by mail and assistance provided to a voter. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 342 85-1 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron | et. al. Relating to cybersecurity for voting systems. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 377 85-1 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the release of certain voter registration information. House: Elections Referred to Elections
SB 99 85-1 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to cybersecurity for voting systems. Filed
SB 101 85-1 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the release of certain voter registration information. Filed
SB 113 85-1 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to early voting by certain persons who are caretakers of persons with certain disabilities. Filed
HB 25 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to the elimination of straight-party voting for judicial offices. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 76 84-0 (2015) Author: Israel, Celia | et. al. Relating to electronic voter registration. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 134 84-0 (2015) Author: Simpson, David | et. al. Relating to certain information included with ballot propositions for elections to authorize state and local general obligation bonds. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 258 84-0 (2015) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al. Relating to the provision of the reason for rejecting a voter registration application. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 303 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to documentation of proof of identification for voting. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 305 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to registering to vote and voting while in custody at certain county jails and related procedures. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 312 84-0 (2015) Author: Harless, Patricia | et. al. Relating to electronic voter registration. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 399 84-0 (2015) Author: Harless, Patricia | et. al. Relating to taxes wholly or partly deposited to the credit of the state highway fund; increasing the rates of the gasoline and diesel fuel taxes and authorizing the increase or decrease of those rates in subsequent years. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 420 84-0 (2015) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the availability of information from the federal Election Assistance Commission on the secretary of state's Internet website. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 428 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to allowing a person who will be 18 years of age on the date of the general election for state and county officers to vote in the preceding primary elections. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 430 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to a study on the feasibility of online voting. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 444 84-0 (2015) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to electronic voter registration. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 446 84-0 (2015) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to electronic voter registration in certain counties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 448 84-0 (2015) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the registration of voters at a polling place and related procedures. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 464 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to requiring candidates to pay a filing fee or submit a petition in lieu of a filing fee to appear on the ballot for the general election for state and county officers. House: Elections Considered in Calendars
HB 587 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to a voter education program for high school seniors. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 732 84-0 (2015) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to the requirements for an official carrier envelope for a ballot to be voted by mail and materials accompanying the official carrier envelope. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 783 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al. Relating to allowing a person who will be 18 years of age on the date of the general election for state and county officers to vote in the preceding primary elections. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 891 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al. Relating to establishing an interstate voter registration crosscheck program. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 920 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to additional primary election ballot information for judicial candidates. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 953 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Relating to electronic voter registration. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 954 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to an electronic application for voter registration and a ballot to be voted by mail. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1096 84-0 (2015) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to the residence address of a person for purposes of a response to a confirmation notice sent by the registrar. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 1182 84-0 (2015) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to ballot propositions authorizing political subdivisions to issue bonds. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1266 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the confidentiality of certain information regarding state election inspectors. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1288 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the elimination of straight-party voting. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1313 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to ensuring the removal of the names of deceased persons from the jury wheel. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1407 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to the comparison of any list of the legal status of certain persons who are not citizens to the list of registered voters. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1444 84-0 (2015) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to the elimination in certain counties of straight-party voting for certain offices. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1448 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to the provision of a voter's thumbprint with a mailed ballot. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1452 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the requirements for a person to vote in the precinct of the person's former residence. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1555 84-0 (2015) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to the elimination of straight-party voting. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1632 84-0 (2015) Author: Romero, Ramon Relating to the electronic completion of an application for a ballot to be voted by mail. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1645 84-0 (2015) Author: Gutierrez, Roland | et. al. Relating to the participation of certain large counties in the countywide polling place program. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1646 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to a program allowing certain military voters on active duty overseas to cast a ballot electronically. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1656 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to public financing of campaigns for appellate judicial offices; providing civil penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1683 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to an identifying number assigned to a notary public by the secretary of state. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 1745 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Relating to the funding and issuing of marriage licenses and certifications and the recognition of certain marriages. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1798 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al. Relating to local control school districts. House: Public Education Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 1910 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to requiring the secretary of state to conduct a study of the reasons for the rejection of early voting by mail ballots. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1927 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to the procedures for applying for a ballot to be voted by mail; creating a criminal offense. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1986 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the manner of state financing of primary elections. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1996 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to holding a primary election for a political party in a county without party leadership. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2021 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to preparation for the conduct of a primary election. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2090 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the conduct of primary elections. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2098 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the requirements for an application to vote an early voting ballot by mail. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2124 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to use of an electronic device for accepting voters. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2127 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to the eligibility of presidential and vice presidential candidates to be placed on the ballot. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2235 84-0 (2015) Author: Anderson, Rodney
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the eligibility requirements of a notary public. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2258 84-0 (2015) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to requiring a voter to be affiliated with a political party to vote in that party's primary election or otherwise participate in that party's affairs; creating a criminal offense. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2264 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the time for returning mail ballots that were sent to the voter after the time provided by law. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2358 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the exemption from certain registration and licensing requirements and taxes for certain businesses and employees who enter this state in response to a disaster or emergency. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2366 84-0 (2015) Author: Goldman, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the notation on the precinct list of registered voters that a voter voted early. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2370 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to a bailiff administering the selection of names of persons for jury service. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2386 84-0 (2015) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to eligibility for early voting by mail. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2511 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the creation of the human trafficking prevention business partnership. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2661 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the functions of the Office of Immigration and Refugee Affairs and the Governor's Advisory Committee on Immigration and Refugees. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2721 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to public notice of the time for voting during an early voting period. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2724 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César Relating to the method for submitting an application for voting by mail to the early voting clerk. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2889 84-0 (2015) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to the verification of citizenship of an applicant for voter registration. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2891 84-0 (2015) Author: Otto, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Relating to certain filing and reporting requirements for certain taxable entities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 2956 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to the appointment and training of volunteer deputy registrars. House: Elections Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2960 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to certain information reported to county voter registrars and to the Department of Public Safety and to the cancellation of a driver's license based on that information. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2980 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Justin | et. al. Relating to the method for submitting an application for voting by mail to the early voting clerk. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2987 84-0 (2015) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to issuance of a receipt for a voter registration application that may be used for the purpose of voting. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3056 84-0 (2015) Author: Reynolds, Ron | et. al. Relating to the procedures for applying for a ballot to be voted by mail; affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3083 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César Relating to posting the location of a polling place used in an election on the secretary of state's website. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3110 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to information regarding candidates provided by a political party to the secretary of state. House: Elections Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3118 84-0 (2015) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to the canvassing of primary elections. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3176 84-0 (2015) Author: Smithee, John Relating to claims of patent infringement; providing civil penalties; imposing fees. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3188 84-0 (2015) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to the canvassing of primary elections. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3267 84-0 (2015) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to automatic voter registration on issuance or change of a driver's license or identification card by the Department of Public Safety. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3309 84-0 (2015) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to appointment of and performance of notarial acts by an electronic notary public; authorizing a fee and creating a criminal offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3516 84-0 (2015) Author: Schubert, Leighton Relating to reimbursement of county expenses for special legislative elections. House: Elections No action taken in committee
HB 3779 84-0 (2015) Author: Kacal, Kyle Relating to providing certain persons with resources for notifying the voter registrar of a death and related procedures. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3902 84-0 (2015) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to providing a voter in a party primary notice of party conventions. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3961 84-0 (2015) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to the suspension of an election judge or clerk. House: Elections No action taken in committee
HB 3972 84-0 (2015) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to the use of school district buildings as polling place locations. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HJR 22 84-0 (2015) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas to conduct gaming by executing a gaming agreement with this state; providing for licensing of persons under the agreement; limiting certain taxes and fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
SB 83 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to prohibited deceptive or disenfranchising practices regarding an election; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 84 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the registration of voters at a polling place and related procedures. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 102 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to ballot propositions authorizing political subdivisions to issue bonds. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 141 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to a voter educator program for high school seniors. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 142 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Sponsor: Klick, Stephanie
Relating to the appointment and training of volunteer deputy registrars. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 261 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to registration powers of volunteer deputy registrars. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 286 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to additional primary election ballot information for judicial candidates. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 328 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the numbering of local and state propositions on the ballot. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 349 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the authority of the secretary of state to enforce election laws. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 371 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to issuance of a receipt for a voter registration applicant. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 385 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to electronic voter registration. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 399 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to ballot propositions authorizing certain political subdivisions to issue debt obligations. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 407 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the acceptance of a voter. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 519 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Crownover, Myra
Relating to the registration of dental support organizations; imposing a fee; requiring an occupational registration; providing a civil penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 673 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to the funding and issuing of marriage licenses and certifications and the recognition of certain marriages. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 681 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Justin
Relating to a bailiff administering the selection of names of persons for jury service in certain counties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 795 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Klick, Stephanie
Relating to establishing an interstate voter registration crosscheck program. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 838 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to the functions of the Office of Immigration and Refugee Affairs, the Governor's Advisory Committee on Immigration and Refugees, and the use of the state's disaster contingency fund for purposes related to immigration and refugees. House: State Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 897 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the verification of citizenship of an applicant for voter registration. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 984 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the residence address of a person for purposes of registration under the Election Code. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 990 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the protection of voting rights in the State of Texas; creating a criminal offense. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1012 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to local control school districts. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 1050 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the suspension of an election judge or clerk. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1073 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to the requirements for a candidate's application or nomination for a place on the ballot and related procedures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1115 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: White, James
Relating to a program allowing certain military voters on active duty overseas to cast a ballot electronically. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1187 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to claims of patent infringement; providing civil penalties; imposing fees. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1283 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the exemption from certain registration and licensing requirements and taxes for certain businesses and employees who enter this state in response to a disaster or emergency. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1378 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a drug testing requirement for a person elected to public elective office. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1449 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to automatic voter registration on issuance or change of a driver's license or identification card by the Department of Public Safety. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1490 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to issuance of a receipt for a voter registration application that may be used for the purpose of voting. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1541 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to certain reporting requirements for taxable entities. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1702 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the elimination of straight-party voting for judicial offices. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1703 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie
Relating to the deadlines for certain processes and procedures involving an election. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1807 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the system for appraising property for ad valorem tax purposes; authorizing a fee. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 34 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas to conduct gaming by executing a gaming agreement with this state; providing for licensing of persons under the agreement; limiting certain taxes and fees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 14 83-0 (2013) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al. Relating to the fiscal transparency and accountability of certain entities responsible for public money. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Returned to committee
HB 141 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to county and municipal land development regulation. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 145 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the reapportionment of state legislative, congressional, and judicial districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Redistricting Commission. House: Redistricting Referred to Redistricting
HB 169 83-0 (2013) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al. Relating to the registration of voters at a polling place and related procedures. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 198 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the correction of voter registration records following a change of address submitted to the United States Postal Service. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 216 83-0 (2013) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to electronic voter registration. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 270 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to an electronic means for voters to determine the status of ballots submitted by mail. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 313 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to electronic voter registration. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 331 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to registration powers of volunteer deputy registrars. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 396 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to providing a federal postcard applicant with a ballot for certain elections in which the applicant is eligible to vote. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 464 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al. Relating to the registration of voters at a polling place and related procedures. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 490 83-0 (2013) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to the determination that a voter is deceased. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 579 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to a study on the feasibility of online voting. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 600 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the adoption of certain voting procedures necessary to implement the federal Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment Act, including the modification of certain election deadlines. House: Elections Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 650 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of presidential and vice-presidential candidates to be placed on the ballot. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 966 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the residence address of a person for purposes of registration under the Election Code. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 986 83-0 (2013) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the language in which a ballot to be voted by mail is printed. House: Elections Considered in Calendars
HB 1126 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to public financing of campaigns for appellate judicial offices; providing civil penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1129 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Relating to a program allowing certain military voters on active duty overseas to cast a ballot electronically. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1428 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to inappropriate actions by the early voting ballot board; creating an offense. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1518 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al. Relating to use of countywide polling places for certain elections. House: Elections Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1565 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to electors for president and vice president. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1635 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to certain high school students serving as early voting clerks in an election. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1794 83-0 (2013) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to ballot propositions authorizing certain political subdivisions to issue bonds. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1837 83-0 (2013) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the registration of voters at certain polling places during early voting by personal appearance and related procedures. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1838 83-0 (2013) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the registration of certain voters at a polling place and related procedures. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1839 83-0 (2013) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the registration of certain voters at a polling place and related procedures. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1841 83-0 (2013) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to requirements for certain forms provided by a voter registrar. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1842 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the selection of certain candidates for office through a unitary primary election. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1857 83-0 (2013) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to the elimination of straight-party voting for county or precinct offices. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1954 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the education requirements for a notary public; authorizing a fee. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1958 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to voting by voters unable to enter a polling place. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2007 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the selection of electors to vote for president and vice-president based on the proportion of voters voting for each presidential candidate. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2031 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to payments made to certain voter registrars for certain voter registration activities. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2110 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to requirements for certain election officers. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2223 83-0 (2013) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the availability of information from the federal Election Assistance Commission on the secretary of state's Internet website. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2242 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to public school student identification numbers and related reporting requirements for school districts. House: Public Education Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2262 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the procedure for early voting by mail; creating an offense. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2306 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the permanent authority of certain voters to vote early by mail. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2373 83-0 (2013) Author: Klick, Stephanie
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the use of an electronic device to capture a voter's signature for the signature roster. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2465 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the secretary of state providing information to voters regarding their voting status through an Internet website. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2501 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to an identifying number assigned to a notary public by the secretary of state. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Jurisprudence
No action taken in committee
HB 2506 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to nonpartisan primary elections; authorizing a fee. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2512 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the disclosure of certain information to the secretary of state for use in voter registration or the administration of elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2515 83-0 (2013) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the provision of an election deadline calendar to authorities holding elections. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2565 83-0 (2013) Author: Carter, Stefani Relating to the formation of benefit corporations and to the consideration of public benefits and other interests by officers and directors of benefit corporations; providing for the imposition of a fee. House: Business & Industry Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2670 83-0 (2013) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to the participation of certain large counties in the countywide polling place program. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2728 83-0 (2013) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to an online training program for volunteer deputy voter registrars. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2762 83-0 (2013) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al. Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district; authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2940 83-0 (2013) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to the date of the primary election and related procedures. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3065 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the payment of state funds by the secretary of state directly to an entity conducting a primary election under contract. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3074 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the verification of citizenship of an applicant for voter registration. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3104 83-0 (2013) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to certain election practices and procedures. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3151 83-0 (2013) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to required disclosures on a municipal bond election ballot. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3340 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to automatic voter registration on issuance or change of a driver's license or identification card by the Department of Public Safety. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3342 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the designation of super voters. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3593 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the determination that a voter is deceased. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3853 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the promotion of Texas energy products, services and technologies in the global marketplace. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 3854 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the promotion of Texas products and services in the global marketplace. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 3856 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to building workforce skills to compete for trade-related jobs, business opportunities and investment. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
HJR 35 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Supporting the ratification of a proposed amendment to the Constitution of the United States providing for a balanced federal budget. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select No action taken in committee
HJR 57 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Proposing a constitutional amendment to reserve to the people the powers of initiative for the sole purpose of adopting and imposing a state income tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 98 83-0 (2013) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas to conduct gaming by executing a gaming agreement with this state. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HJR 101 83-0 (2013) Author: Elkins, Gary Rescinding the application of the 26th Texas Legislature made in the year 1899 to the United States Congress to call an unrestricted national convention, pursuant to Article V of the United States Constitution, for proposing undisclosed amendments to that Constitution. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 117 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of casino games in this state by federally recognized Indian tribes on certain land. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HR 2666 83-0 (2013) Author: González, Mary Honoring Kathryn Hairston and the Texas Secretary of State Colonia Initiatives Program for their service to the El Paso area. House: Rules & Resolutions Reported enrolled
SB 14 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim | et. al.
Relating to the fiscal transparency and accountability of certain entities responsible for public money. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Returned to committee
SB 81 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the registration of voters at a polling place and related procedures. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 82 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to prohibited deceptive or disenfranchising practices regarding an election; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 103 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the elimination of straight-party voting for judicial offices. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 315 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Strama, Mark | et. al.
Relating to electronic voter registration. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 452 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the date of the primary election and related procedures. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 550 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to the determination that a voter is deceased. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 553 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Johnson, Eric
Relating to certain high school students serving as early voting clerks in an election. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 568 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the registration of voters at a polling place and related procedures; modifying the penalty for the offense of false statement on a voter registration application. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 904 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to the adoption of certain voting procedures and the modification of certain election deadlines, including those necessary to implement the federal Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment Act. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
SB 910 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to certain election practices and procedures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1037 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the education requirements for a notary public; authorizing a fee. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1551 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Martinez, Armando
Relating to the provision of affordable housing and other services in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1582 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to automatic voter registration on issuance or change of a driver's license or identification card by the Department of Public Safety. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1651 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to ballot propositions authorizing certain political subdivisions to issue bonds. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1683 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to providing a federal postcard applicant with a ballot for any election in which the applicant is eligible to vote. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1722 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to reforming the electoral process; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 40 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas to conduct gaming by executing a gaming agreement with this state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 53 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig Rescinding every application made at any time by the Legislature of the State of Texas to the United States Congress to call a national convention, pursuant to Article V of the United States Constitution, for proposing any amendment or amendments to that Constitution. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 36 83-1 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to electronic voter registration. Filed
SB 22 83-2 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to electronic voter registration. Filed
SB 12 83-3 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to electronic voter registration. Filed
HB 16 82-0 (2011) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 112 82-0 (2011) Author: Harless, Patricia | et. al. Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 174 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the cancellation of the voter registration and to the eligibility to vote of persons who are deceased or not citizens of the United States. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 184 82-0 (2011) Author: Johnson, Eric
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the cancellation of a special election to fill a vacancy in the legislature. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 186 82-0 (2011) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification; creating a penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 248 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to requirements to vote, including presenting proof of identification; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 250 82-0 (2011) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification; providing penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 295 82-0 (2011) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to certification for placement on the ballot of candidates for president or vice-president of the United States. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 368 82-0 (2011) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to ballot instructions. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 369 82-0 (2011) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to procedures concerning verification of certain information submitted in a voter registration application. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 401 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Todd | et. al. Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 418 82-0 (2011) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to requiring certain candidates to pay a filing fee or file a petition as a qualification to appear on the ballot for the general election for state and county officers. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 529 82-0 (2011) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to certification for placement on the ballot of candidates for president or vice-president of the United States. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 539 82-0 (2011) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al. Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 624 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 631 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to processing certain early voting ballots before election day. House: Elections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 715 82-0 (2011) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to automatic voter registration on issuance or change of a driver's license or identification card by the Department of Public Safety. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 926 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to the use of information from the internal verification system of the Department of Public Safety for voter registration purposes. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 995 82-0 (2011) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to provision by the secretary of state of notice to a candidate of the form of the candidate's name that will appear on the general election ballot. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1005 82-0 (2011) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to the procedures for registering to vote and accepting a voter at a polling place; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1038 82-0 (2011) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to prohibited deceptive or disenfranchising practices regarding an election; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1100 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the correction of voter registration records following a change of address submitted to the United States Postal Service. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1338 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to the requirement that a voter provide proof of citizenship when registering to vote. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1351 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to Voter Education Week. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1412 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification; providing penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1431 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the selection of candidates for the State Board of Education through a unitary primary election. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1458 82-0 (2011) Author: Harless, Patricia | et. al. Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification; providing penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1502 82-0 (2011) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to allowing military voters on active duty overseas to receive and cast a ballot electronically. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1533 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to voter registration. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1570 82-0 (2011) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to training for deputy voter registrars. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1584 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to an electronic means for voters to determine the status of ballots submitted by mail. House: Elections No action taken in committee
HB 1596 82-0 (2011) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to documentation acceptable as proof of identification for voting. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1713 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to payment of expenses for certain elections. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1761 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to instructions included on balloting materials for a ballot to be voted by mail. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1789 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the payment of state funds directly to an entity that conducts a primary election under contract in certain counties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1965 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the expansion of faith- and community-based health and human services initiatives. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1975 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Phil Relating to the submission of certain election changes under Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2022 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to state fiscal matters; creating an offense. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2052 82-0 (2011) Author: Pena, Aaron | et. al. Relating to the reporting of certain information to county voter registrars by the secretary of state. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2055 82-0 (2011) Author: Pena, Aaron | et. al. Relating to allowing for countywide polling places as an alternative election system. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2194 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to certain election practices and procedures; providing a penalty. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 2477 82-0 (2011) Author: Harless, Patricia
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to provision of bilingual election materials. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2487 82-0 (2011) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the residence address of a person for purposes of registration under the Election Code. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2512 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the maintenance of a list of voters whose registrations have been recently canceled. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2590 82-0 (2011) Author: Pena, Aaron Relating to the reporting of certain information to county voter registrars and to the Department of Public Safety and to the cancellation of a driver's license based on that information. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2595 82-0 (2011) Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the electronic submission and recording of documents associated with voting by mail. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2803 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to county and municipal land development regulation. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 2814 82-0 (2011) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al. Relating to electronic voter registration. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2817 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to certain election practices and procedures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2864 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the disclosure required by an officer of the executive branch on the nomination of an appointed officer. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2891 82-0 (2011) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to the provision of a voter's fingerprints with a mailed ballot. House: Elections No action taken in committee
HB 3019 82-0 (2011) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the option to vote a paper ballot. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3141 82-0 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the registration and protection of trademarks. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 3160 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the verification of citizenship of an applicant for voter registration. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3214 82-0 (2011) Author: Aliseda, Jose Relating to providing notice to certain state agencies of a criminal investigation relating to an election. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3447 82-0 (2011) Author: Aliseda, Jose Relating to the notice provided to certain officials of the participation of unregistered voters in an election. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3540 82-0 (2011) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the administration of appraisal districts and the appraisal of property for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3660 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John Relating to requiring the secretary of state to publish the session laws of the legislature electronically and eliminating certain requirements for publishing and distributing volumes of the session laws. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 6 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon Proposing a constitutional amendment to reserve to the people the powers of initiative for the sole purpose of adopting and imposing a state income tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 113 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Tracy Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas to conduct gaming by executing a gaming agreement with this state. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HJR 123 82-0 (2011) Author: Elkins, Gary Rescinding the 1899 application of the 26th Texas Legislature to the United States Congress to call an unrestricted convention under Article V of the United States Constitution. House: State Sovereignty, Select Referred to State Sovereignty, Select
HR 2020 82-0 (2011) Author: Harless, Patricia Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 14. Reported enrolled
SB 14 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al.
Sponsor: Harless, Patricia | et. al.
Relating to requirements to vote, including presenting proof of identification; providing criminal penalties. House: Voter Identification & Voter Fraud, Select
Senate: Committee of the Whole Senate
See remarks for effective date
SB 100 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to the adoption of certain voting procedures and to certain elections, including procedures necessary to implement the federal Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment Act, deadlines for declaration of candidacy and dates for certain elections, and to terms of certain elected officials. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 178 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al. Relating to requirements to vote, including presenting proof of identification; providing criminal penalties. Co-author authorized
SB 211 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the registration of voters at a polling place during early voting by personal appearance and related procedures. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 212 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to prohibited deceptive or disenfranchising practices regarding an election; providing criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 213 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the registration of voters at a polling place and related procedures. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 215 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the date on which certain voters may be removed from a county's voter registration list and related requirements. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 216 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to procedures related to the placement of a voter on the suspense list. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 384 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the cancellation of the voter registrations of persons who are not United States citizens. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 791 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Jackson, Jim
Relating to electronic notification of certain state officials and agencies of certain rules and rulemaking filings. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 792 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to the duties of the secretary of state. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 849 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to certain election practices and procedures. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 865 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the payment of state funds directly to an entity that conducts a primary election under contract in certain counties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1039 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the provision of bilingual election materials. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1046 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Pena, Aaron
Relating to information regarding deceased registered voters. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1128 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the conduct and administration of elections. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1231 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie
Relating to the regulation of health spas by the secretary of state. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1355 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to allowing for countywide polling places as an alternative election system. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1720 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to state fiscal matters; creating an offense. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1924 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to concurrent state and federal jurisdiction over certain units of the national park system in this state. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture & Rural Affairs
HB 1 82-1 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to certain state fiscal matters; providing penalties. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HR 197 82-1 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 2. Reported enrolled
HR 232 82-1 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
SB 1 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Relating to certain state fiscal matters; providing penalties. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SB 2 82-1 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Appropriating money for the support of state government for the period beginning September 1, 2011, and ending August 31, 2013; and authorizing and prescribing conditions, limitations, rules, and procedures for allocating and expending the appropriated funds. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 20 82-1 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the eligibility of certain citizens residing outside the United States to vote a full ballot. Filed
SCR 5 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 1. Signed by the Governor
SR 105 82-1 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 2. Reported enrolled
SR 130 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
HB 208 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to the cancellation of the voter registration and to the eligibility to vote of persons who are deceased or not citizens of the United States. House: Elections Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 247 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to allowing certain early voting polling places to serve as election day polling places. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 249 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the procedures for registering to vote at the time of applying for a driver's license or personal identification card. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 252 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to authorizing the appointment of students to serve as election clerks. House: Elections Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 283 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to prohibited deceptive election practices; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 373 81-0 (2009) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al. Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 513 81-0 (2009) Author: Vo, Hubert | et. al. Relating to allowing a person who will be 18 years of age on the date of the general election for state and county officers to vote in the preceding primary elections. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 551 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the electronic transmission of a federal postcard application used for voting. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 627 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the registration of voters at a polling place during early voting by personal appearance and related procedures. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1103 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to a study regarding uniform election dates. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1117 81-0 (2009) Author: Hochberg, Scott
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to ballot instructions. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 1193 81-0 (2009) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to ballot certification of a political party presidential candidate. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1265 81-0 (2009) Author: Hochberg, Scott
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the information about certain candidates required to be filed with the secretary of state. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1457 81-0 (2009) Author: Hochberg, Scott
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to procedures concerning verification of certain information submitted in a voter registration application. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1641 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the eligibility requirements for voting by persons convicted of a felony. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1660 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the composition of the board of directors of an appraisal district. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1719 81-0 (2009) Author: Thibaut, Kristi Relating to the date on which certain voters may be removed from a county's voter registration list and related requirements. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1780 81-0 (2009) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to the use of a driver's license or identification card issued by the Department of Public Safety in voter registration. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1927 81-0 (2009) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to Voter Education Week. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2036 81-0 (2009) Author: Pena, Aaron Relating to the use of countywide voting locations by certain counties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2209 81-0 (2009) Author: Pena, Aaron | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to a voter educator program for high school seniors. House: Elections
Senate: Education
No action taken in committee
HB 2404 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the authority of the secretary of state to make clerical corrections to certain election returns based on an amended county canvass. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2513 81-0 (2009) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to the procedures for registering to vote and accepting a voter at a polling place; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2519 81-0 (2009) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to alternative methods of obtaining criminal history information and registration of private vendors to obtain criminal history information; providing a civil penalty. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2561 81-0 (2009) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon Relating to a program allowing for countywide voting locations in certain elections. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2801 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the use of emergency paper ballots. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2995 81-0 (2009) Author: Heflin, Joe Relating to the form and contents of a voter registration certificate. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3046 81-0 (2009) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the correction of voter registration records following a change of address submitted to the United States Postal Service. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3049 81-0 (2009) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the establishment of the consumer credit education grant program. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Subcommittee members named
HB 3063 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to a pilot program authorizing counties to use direct recording electronic voting machines that produce paper records. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3069 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to streamlining voter reregistration across county lines. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3146 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to public financing of campaigns for certain judicial offices and to limits on political contributions to and direct campaign expenditures made on behalf of judicial candidates, and officeholders, in connection with certain judicial offices; providing civil penalties. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3290 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the acceptance of a voter for voting. House: Elections No action taken in committee
HB 3444 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the registration of individuals who assist in certain early voting procedures; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3556 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3600 81-0 (2009) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon Relating to a program allowing for countywide voting centers as an alternative election system. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3679 81-0 (2009) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the registration of certain voters at a polling place and related procedures. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3901 81-0 (2009) Author: Heflin, Joe Relating to compensation for certain election officers. House: Elections Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3902 81-0 (2009) Author: Heflin, Joe Relating to the requirements for accepting a special provisional ballot. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 4167 81-0 (2009) Author: Gutierrez, Roland | et. al. Relating to the jurisdiction of the court over a nonresident manufacturer in a products liability action involving a nonmanufacturing seller. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4354 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to a program allowing for countywide voting centers as an alternative election system. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 4392 81-0 (2009) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to an electronic means for voters to determine the status of ballots submitted by mail. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 4418 81-0 (2009) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to voter integrity measures and punishment for related offenses. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 4419 81-0 (2009) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to money contributed to the secretary of state for officeholder purposes. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4420 81-0 (2009) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to certain reports related to the cancellation of voter registrations. House: Elections No action taken in committee
SB 92 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a program to provide a ballot by electronic mail to military personnel serving overseas and their spouses and dependents residing overseas. Senate: State Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 139 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to prohibited deceptive or disenfranchising practices regarding an election; providing criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 140 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the registration of voters at a polling place and related procedures. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 141 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the eligibility requirements for voting by persons convicted of a felony. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 142 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to certain restrictions on a person who serves as secretary of state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 268 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al. Relating to the cancellation of the voter registrations of persons who are not United States citizens. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 362 81-0 (2009) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al.
Sponsor: Smith, Todd
Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification. House: Elections
Senate: Committee of the Whole Senate
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 363 81-0 (2009) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the procedures for registering to vote and accepting a voter at a polling place. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 391 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to certain election practices and procedures. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 392 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the elimination of straight-party voting for judicial offices. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 438 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the date on which certain voters may be removed from a county's voter registration list and related requirements. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1070 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to jury assembly and administration. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Left pending in committee
SB 1310 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Smith, Todd | et. al.
Relating to a program allowing for countywide voting locations in certain elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 1699 81-0 (2009) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Giddings, Helen
Relating to consistency among certain secretary of state filings. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1702 81-0 (2009) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Giddings, Helen
Relating to the regulation of health spas. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1703 81-0 (2009) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Giddings, Helen
Relating to methods of delivery used by the secretary of state. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 1780 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to political party precinct conventions. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably as substituted
SB 1867 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to procedures related to the placement of a voter on the suspense list. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2072 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Berman, Leo
Relating to contracting with the secretary of state for the filing of personal financial statements by officers and employees of certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 2074 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the delivery of proposed state agency rules to the lieutenant governor, a member of the legislature, or a legislative agency. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 2429 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the appraisal of property for ad valorem tax purposes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 17 80-0 (2007) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a pilot program to provide a ballot by electronic mail to military personnel serving overseas. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Laid on the table subject to call
HB 123 80-0 (2007) Author: Pena, Aaron Relating to the use of direct recording electronic voting machines. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 186 80-0 (2007) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to information provided to a voter who is not accepted for voting. House: Elections Considered in Calendars
HB 243 80-0 (2007) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to allowing certain early voting polling places to serve as election day polling places. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 245 80-0 (2007) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the registration of voters at a polling place and related procedures. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 994 80-0 (2007) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to requiring public high school students to assist in the conduct of elections. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1921 80-0 (2007) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the use of certain devices in a polling place. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2035 80-0 (2007) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to prohibited deceptive or disenfranchising practices regarding an election; providing criminal penalties. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2227 80-0 (2007) Author: Heflin, Joe | et. al. Relating to authorizing the secretary of state to distribute state funds made available to reimburse political subdivisions for costs associated with a special constitutional amendment election. House: Appropriations Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2247 80-0 (2007) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin | et. al.
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the cancellation of the voter registration and to the eligibility to vote of persons who are deceased or not citizens of the United States. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3105 80-0 (2007) Author: Anchia, Rafael
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to a program allowing for countywide voting locations in certain elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3424 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to certain requirements for businesses required to obtain a registration certificate or license from the secretary of state or another licensing authority. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
SB 90 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Corte, Jr., Frank | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of a pilot program to provide a ballot by electronic mail to military personnel serving overseas. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 99 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the identification of and provision of assistance to colonias and for tracking the progress of certain state-funded projects that benefit colonias. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective immediately
SB 269 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to a program allowing for countywide voting locations in certain elections. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 803 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to prohibited deceptive or disenfranchising practices regarding an election; providing criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 836 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to a program allowing for countywide voting locations in certain elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Elections
SB 921 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to public financing of campaigns for legislative or executive office and to limits on political contributions to and direct campaign expenditures made on behalf of candidates, officeholders, and political committees in connection with legislative or executive offices; providing civil penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1246 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to a program allowing for countywide voting locations in certain elections. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 135 79-0 (2005) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to regulation of health spas. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 166 79-0 (2005) Author: Pena, Aaron | et. al. Relating to the use of direct recording electronic voting machines. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 297 79-0 (2005) Author: McClendon, Ruth
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to changing the title of assistant secretary of state to deputy secretary of state. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 494 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the creation of an address confidentiality program to assist victims of family violence or stalking in maintaining confidential addresses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 719 79-0 (2005) Author: Jones, Jesse | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to publicizing a list of voters' rights. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 758 79-0 (2005) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to a pilot program allowing for countywide voting locations in certain elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 899 79-0 (2005) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al. Relating to allowing certain early voting polling places to serve as election day polling places. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1861 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to restrictions on the secretary of state's political activities. House: Elections Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 2056 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the provision of voter registration applications to graduating high school students and incoming college students; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2207 79-0 (2005) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to allowing a political subdivision to hold a local option election on whether a lawfully admitted resident alien may vote in an election held by the political subdivision. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2322 79-0 (2005) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the electronic administration of state funds used for voter registration. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2465 79-0 (2005) Author: Denny, Mary
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to a public hearing conducted by the secretary of state in regard to the question of approval of a voting system or voting system equipment for use in elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2508 79-0 (2005) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to exceptions to the use of uniform election dates. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2597 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to systems for identifying colonias and for tracking the progress of state-funded projects that benefit colonias and the submission of a related report to the legislature. House: Border & International Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2693 79-0 (2005) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to creating a statewide ballot for a person who casts a ballot outside the precinct in which the voter is registered. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3295 79-0 (2005) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the electronic reporting of precinct results to the secretary of state. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3315 79-0 (2005) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to state compensation for certain primary election expenses. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3383 79-0 (2005) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the process for the approval of voting systems. House: Elections Left pending in committee
SB 140 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to changing the title of assistant secretary of state to deputy secretary of state. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Referred to Government Reform
SB 149 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Giddings, Helen
Relating to the recording of certain aircraft repair and maintenance liens; providing a criminal penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 160 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the creation of an address confidentiality program to assist victims of family violence in maintaining confidential addresses. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 505 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to registration of arbitrators and arbitration services providers with the secretary of state. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 827 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to systems for identifying colonias and for tracking the progress of state-funded projects that benefit colonias and the submission of a related report to the legislature. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1377 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Cook, Byron
Relating to certain fees imposed by the secretary of state and the maximum amount that may be imposed in connection with the adoption of a child in another country. House: State Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1672 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the approval of voting systems and equipment. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 34 79-3 (2006) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the establishment of a pilot program to provide a ballot by electronic mail to military personnel serving overseas. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1166 78-0 (2003) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the on-line information needs and requirements of licensing agencies and their license holders. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1582 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to nonpartisan elections for statewide judicial office, to the regulation of political contributions and expenditures in connection with statewide judicial office, and to the public financing of campaigns for statewide judicial office; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1637 78-0 (2003) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al.
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the formation, organization, management, and records of certain business organizations. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1651 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to creating the position of Native American liaison. House: Border and International Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2089 78-0 (2003) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to requiring the secretary of state to publicly post a list of candidate names on the Internet. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2149 78-0 (2003) Author: Denny, Mary
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to notice of, and disclosure of information about, an investigation of criminal conduct in connection with an election. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2153 78-0 (2003) Author: Denny, Mary
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to filing a voting system equipment contract with the secretary of state. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2559 78-0 (2003) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the identification of individuals who have been the initial directors of corporations that have forfeited charters or that have been involuntarily dissolved. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3415 78-0 (2003) Author: Marchant, Kenny Relating to filing requirements and to the classification of goods and services for registration of a trademark or service mark. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3418 78-0 (2003) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to eliminating certain requirements for publishing and distributing volumes of legislative acts and for distributing judicial reports and other state publications. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 301 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to creating the position of Native American liaison. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 998 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce Relating to registration of arbitrators and arbitration services providers with the secretary of state. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 1088 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to eliminating certain requirements for publishing and distributing volumes of legislative acts and for distributing judicial reports and other state publications. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 59 77-0 (2001) Author: Puente, Robert
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to making a voter information guide for judicial elections available to the public on the Internet. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 831 77-0 (2001) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the cancellation of an election to fill a vacancy in the legislature when a candidate is running unopposed. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 1419 77-0 (2001) Author: Jones, Jesse | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to requiring the secretary of state to study voting systems, technologies, and strategies. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1430 77-0 (2001) Author: Danburg, Debra
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to providing for the automatic expiration of the rules of an abolished state agency and for the repeal of invalid rules. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1819 77-0 (2001) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the use of write-in absentee ballots by certain uniformed services and overseas personnel. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2112 77-0 (2001) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to rules of civil procedure adopted by the supreme court. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 2187 77-0 (2001) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to requirements for filing certain information with the secretary of state; providing a penalty. House: Business & Industry Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2303 77-0 (2001) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to requiring the secretary of state to study and report on voting technologies. House: Elections Laid on table subject to call in committee
HB 2336 77-0 (2001) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the distribution of federal funds made available to assist the state in the administration of elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2922 77-0 (2001) Author: Jones, Jesse | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to requiring the secretary of state to establish a toll-free telephone number for reporting abuses of voting rights. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3181 77-0 (2001) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to information concerning registered voters. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 1/1/02
HB 3484 77-0 (2001) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to forwarding process served upon the secretary of state. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 27 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al. Relating to the creation of an address confidentiality program to assist victims of family violence or stalking in maintaining confidential addresses. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 719 77-0 (2001) Author: West, Royce Relating to making a voter information guide for judicial elections available to the public. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 853 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to service of citation and publication of certain notices required by law. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 1319 77-0 (2001) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt
Relating to forwarding process served on the secretary of state. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 265 76-0 (1999) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to the authority with whom an application for a place on the general primary election ballot for a legislative office is required to be filed. House: Elections Failed to pass to engrossment
HB 311 76-0 (1999) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to the elimination of unnecessary county election precincts. House: Elections Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 402 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the service of notice on certain public officials of the filing of a case or a judgment in a case in which certain laws or rules are alleged to be unconstitutional. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 939 76-0 (1999) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to the filing of reports with the secretary of state regarding persons licensed by the state. House: Human Services Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 1305 76-0 (1999) Author: George, Kenn | et. al. Relating to electronic filing of financing statements and certain other filings with the secretary of state. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1306 76-0 (1999) Author: George, Kenn | et. al. Relating to filing of financing statements and certain other filings with the secretary of state. House: Business & Industry Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1307 76-0 (1999) Author: George, Kenn Relating to the fee for the electronic filing of a financing statement with the secretary of state. House: Business & Industry Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 1351 76-0 (1999) Author: Woolley, Beverly
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to execution and filing of an assumed name certificate; providing a penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1560 76-0 (1999) Author: Woolley, Beverly Relating to judicial review of the secretary of state's refusal to register or renew a trademark or service mark. House: Business & Industry Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2347 76-0 (1999) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to certain business documents filed and recorded with the secretary of state. House: Business & Industry Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 2348 76-0 (1999) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to reports and other business filings made with the secretary of state; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2519 76-0 (1999) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to certain election processes and procedures; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Left pending in subcommittee
SB 234 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Hunter, Bob
Relating to the filing of reports with the secretary of state regarding persons licensed by the state. House: Human Services
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 477 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John Relating to electronic filing of financing statements and certain other filings with the secretary of state. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 478 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: George, Kenn
Relating to filing of financing statements and certain other filings with the secretary of state. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 479 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: George, Kenn
Relating to the fee for the electronic filing of a financing statement with the secretary of state. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 527 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to execution and filing of an assumed name certificate; providing a penalty. Senate: State Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 570 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to certain business documents filed and recorded with the secretary of state. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 571 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Woolley, Beverly
Relating to judicial review of the secretary of state's refusal to register or renew a trademark or service mark. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 729 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to reports and other business filings made with the secretary of state; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 796 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the transfer of the powers and duties of the secretary of state relating to corporations to the comptroller of public accounts. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 916 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al.
Sponsor: Danburg, Debra
Relating to notices of open meetings posted by the secretary of state. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2631 75-0 (1997) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to certain business documents filed and recorded with the secretary of state. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2632 75-0 (1997) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to fees charged for records filed with and maintained by the secretary of state. House: Business & Industry Considered in Calendars
HB 2985 75-0 (1997) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to the acceptance of gifts, grants, and donations by the secretary of state. House: State Affairs Companion considered in lieu of in committee
SB 1837 75-0 (1997) Author: Ratliff, Bill
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to certain business documents filed and recorded with the secretary of state. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Point of order sustained
SB 1838 75-0 (1997) Author: Ratliff, Bill
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to fees charged for records filed with and maintained by the secretary of state. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1903 75-0 (1997) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Hunter, Bob
Relating to the acceptance of gifts, grants, and donations by the secretary of state. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3199 74-0 (1995) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the duties of the secretary of state. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 1177 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to filings made with the secretary of state by public safety organizations, public safety publications, and certain independent promoters. House: Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 1178 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Kubiak, Dan
Relating to the regulation of athlete agents and providing for the issuance of subpoenas and other process in investigations by the secretary of state. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 1179 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to veterans organizations filing with the secretary of state. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 1182 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to certain reports filed with the Office of the Secretary of State. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1897 73-0 (1993) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Luna, Gregory
Relating to the authority of the publisher of the session laws to sell copies of the session laws to the public. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1898 73-0 (1993) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Luna, Gregory
Relating to the printing of corrections to the published general and special laws. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 776 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the electronic collection and provision of certain information by the secretary of state. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1672 72-0 (1991) Author: Sadler, Paul Relating to direct electronic and telephone access to information maintained by the secretary of state; to the format of reports filed with the secretary of state; and to the charge for expedited handling of requests for certified copies or certificates from the secretary of state. House: State Affairs 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 1833 72-0 (1991) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine Relating to state supervision over voting systems and to the acquisition and use of voting systems; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2547 72-0 (1991) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al. Relating to the acquisition and maintenance of and computer access to certain public information maintained by the secretary of state. House: Elections Left pending in committee
SB 769 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Danburg, Debra
Relating to acquisition of certain postal service information for use by the secretary of state in maintaining a statewide voter registration file. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 1064 72-0 (1991) Author: Dickson, Temple Relating to master assignment and amendment filings with the secretary of state. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Posting rule suspended
SB 1162 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to the acquisition and maintenance of and computer access to certain public information maintained by the secretary of state. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in subcommittee
HB 1679 71-0 (1989) Author: Park, Carolyn
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to information furnished by the voter registrar to the secretary of state. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to s/c on Elections
HB 1695 71-0 (1989) Author: Smith, Ashley Relating to assignment, amendment, and administration of financing statements filed with the secretary of state. House: Business & Commerce Companion considered in lieu in s/c
HB 1731 71-0 (1989) Author: Eckels, Robert | et. al. Relating to access to computer information maintained by the secretary of state. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1990 71-0 (1989) Author: Hill, Anita Relating to expedited filing, indexing, of a document by the secretary of state. House: State Affairs Pending in committee
HB 2255 71-0 (1989) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the powers and duties of the secretary of state concerning copies of certain bills, amendments, laws, resolutions, and rules. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 2611 71-0 (1989) Author: Stiles, Mark | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain motor carriers; conferring regulatory authority to the Public Safety Commission and requiring actions by the secretary of state. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3057 71-0 (1989) Author: Williamson, Richard Relating to a revision of the Election Code regarding the regulation of political funds and campaigns and the disclosure of information of political funds and campaigns which is maintained by the secretary.... House: Elections 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HJR 40 71-0 (1989) Author: Danburg, Debra
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the oath of office prescribed for members of the legislature, the secretary of state, and other elected and appointed officers. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
SB 397 71-0 (1989) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to access to computer information maintained by the secretary of state. Senate: State Affairs Meeting canceled
SB 869 71-0 (1989) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Hill, Anita
Relating to the procedure and fees for issuing, filing, handling, or reproducing certain documents. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1149 71-0 (1989) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to the powers and duties of the secretary of state concerning copies of certain bills, amendments, laws, resolutions, and rules. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1376 71-0 (1989) Author: Glasgow, Bob | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain motor carriers; conferring regulatory authority to the Public Safety Commission and requiring actions by the secretary of state. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 1637 71-0 (1989) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Smith, Ashley
Relating to assignment, amendment, and adminstration of financing statements filed with the secretary of state. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 54 71-5 (1990) Author: Leedom, John Relating to certain fees paid to the secretary of state; amending Section A, Article 10.01, Texas Business Corporation Act. Senate: Finance Left as pending business in comm.
HB 601 70-0 (1987) Author: Martinez, Roman Relating to powers, duties, and qualifications of notaries public and to regulation and commissioning of notaries public by the secretary of state. House: State Affairs Reported from s/c with substitute
HB 1197 70-0 (1987) Author: Hury, James Relating to official citation of state law and to deceptive practices relating to the use of official citations. House: Judicial Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1412 70-0 (1987) Author: Hackney, Clint
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to the approval and use of voting systems and voting system equipment and to the security, verification, processing, and recount of electronic voting equipment election results. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 1764 70-0 (1987) Author: Culberson, John Relating to fees charged by notaries public; providing criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Pending in committee
HB 1851 70-0 (1987) Author: Horn, Jim
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to the use of voting booths. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Removed from local & uncontested cal.
HB 1857 70-0 (1987) Author: Horn, Jim
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to the identification of persons who print ballots and other election supplies for certain elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Removed from local & uncontested cal.
HB 1929 70-0 (1987) Author: Heflin, Talmadge Relating to certain powers of the secretary of state regarding computer software and access to information stored in computer record banks. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2003 70-0 (1987) Author: Hill, Patricia Relating to registration and reports filed with the secretary of state concerning communications to influence legislation or administrative action. House: State Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2241 70-0 (1987) Author: Hill, Patricia
Sponsor: Leedom, John
Relating to certain fees paid to the secretary of state. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2242 70-0 (1987) Author: Hill, Patricia Relating to the publication of the Texas Administrative Code. House: Elections 1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Cal.
HJR 12 70-0 (1987) Author: Williamson, Richard Proposing a constitutional amendment to reserve to the people the power of petition. House: State Affairs Coauthor authorized
SB 198 70-0 (1987) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Hill, Patricia
Relating to service of civil process on the secretary of state. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 373 70-0 (1987) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis
Relating to the service of process on nonresident administrator, executor, guardian, heir, or personal representative of a nonresident. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 664 70-0 (1987) Author: McFarland, Bob
Sponsor: Hury, James
Relating to official citations of state law and to deceptive practices relating to the use of official citations. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Motion to table prevails
SB 684 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to the approval and use of voting systems and voting system equipment and to the security, verification, processing, and recount of electronic voting system election results. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 966 70-0 (1987) Author: Leedom, John Relating to certain fees paid to the secretary of state. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably with substitute
SB 974 70-0 (1987) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Heflin, Talmadge
Relating to certain powers of the secretary of state regarding computer software and access to information stored in computer record banks. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Withdrawn from calendar
SB 1080 70-0 (1987) Author: Henderson, Don
Sponsor: Hill, Patricia
Relating to deadlines for filing certain financial statements and to forms provided by the secretary of state. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1081 70-0 (1987) Author: Henderson, Don
Sponsor: Hill, Patricia
Relating to certain registrations and reports filed with the secretary of state. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 1/1/88
SB 1097 70-0 (1987) Author: Krier, Cynthia
Sponsor: Hill, Patricia
Relating to the contents and indexing of the Texas Administrative Code. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1443 70-0 (1987) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to the authority of the secretary of state to interpret and administer the law providing standards of conduct for certain public officers and employees and to reliance on those interpretations. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1142 69-0 (1985) Author: Pennington, Randy Relating to periodic approval by the qualified voters of certain special districts and procedures for dissolution of those districts not approved. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1603 69-0 (1985) Author: Martinez, Roman Relating to powers, duties, and qualifications of notaries public and to the regulation and commissioning of notaries public by the secretary of state. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1685 69-0 (1985) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to the regulation of the private use of the Great Seal of Texas; providing a penalty. House: Business & Commerce Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1964 69-0 (1985) Author: Oliveira, René
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to the authority of the secretary of state to interpret and administer the law providing standards of conduct for certain public officers and employees and to reliance on those interpretations. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Returned from Senate as amended
HB 2114 69-0 (1985) Author: Carriker, Steve Relating to compensation and travel expenses for state election inspectors appointed by the secretary of state. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 2115 69-0 (1985) Author: Carriker, Steve Relating to the use of civil penalties paid for late filings of certain documents with the secretary of state. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2177 69-0 (1985) Author: Russell, Sam
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to certain documents relating to elections that are required to be delivered to the secretary of state. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 2178 69-0 (1985) Author: Russell, Sam
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to petitions submitted to the secretary of state for the appointment of state election inspectors. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2179 69-0 (1985) Author: Russell, Sam Relating to reports to the secretary of state of certain precinct election results. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 681 69-0 (1985) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Martinez, Roman
Relating to power, duties, and qualifications of and fees charged by notaries public and to regulation and commissioning of notaries public by the secretary of state and the use of seals; providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
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SB 945 69-0 (1985) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the effectiveness date of a voter's registration. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 87 69-3 (1986) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to the authority of the secretary of state to verify electronic voting system results in an election. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 204 68-0 (1983) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to the time at which the secretary of state furnishes to the county clerks certain forms and the certification of candidates for the general election. House: Elections Referred to Committee on Elections
HB 1121 68-0 (1983) Author: Schlueter, Stan
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the tabulation of unofficial returns in certain races by the secretary of state, to certain election procedures to implement the tabulation system, and to the time for convening political party precinct conventions. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1135 68-0 (1983) Author: Hall, W. N. "Billy" Relating to the information appearing on a voter registration certificate. House: Elections Reported from subcommittee unfavorably
HB 1621 68-0 (1983) Author: Hill, Gerald Relating to certain fees charged by the secretary of state. House: Elections Referred to Committee on Elections
HB 1982 68-0 (1983) Author: Martinez, Walter Relating to the distribution of sample ballots for the general election for state and county officers. House: Elections Withdrawn by Author
HB 2256 68-0 (1983) Author: Hill, Gerald Relating to certain reports filed by voter registrars with the Secretary of State. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 420 68-0 (1983) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Jackson, Lee
Relating to state regulation of corporations; requiring filing of certain notices and statements with the Secretary of State and placing certain duties on the Secretary of State; increasing certain fees. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 510 68-0 (1983) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Gibson, Bruce
Relating to the requirement of an annual report from the secretary of state concerning the reporting of contributions and expenditures of political funds and activities in carrying out his duties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 587 68-0 (1983) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Hill, Gerald
Relating to the furnishing of voter registration lists relating to new, cancelled, and changed registrations by voter registrars under the secretary of state's service program. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 674 68-0 (1983) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the tabulation of unofficial returns in certain races by the secretary of state. Senate: State Affairs See remarks
SB 989 68-0 (1983) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Hill, Gerald
Relating to certain fees charged by the secretary of state. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
HB 509 67-0 (1981) Author: Staniswalis, Chip
Sponsor: Sarpalius, Bill
Relating to the obligation of the utility companies to file reports with the secretary of state. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1474 67-0 (1981) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the time for a canvass of an election by the state canvassing board. House: Elections Comm. report printed & sent to Comm. on Local & Consent Cal.
HB 2176 67-0 (1981) Author: Hartung, Frank
Sponsor: Doggett, Lloyd
Relating to the record identifying persons who request access to certain financial information filed with the secretary of state by state officers and employees pursuant to law. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HJR 108 67-0 (1981) Author: Criss, Lloyd Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the method of selecting the secretary of state. House: Constitutional Amendments Coauthor authorized
SB 64 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to the distribution of copies of legislative resolutions. Senate: Administration Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 102 67-0 (1981) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Grubbs, Walter B.
Relating to fees for indexing names on assumed business or professional name certificates. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 547 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Gaston, Frank
Relating to the authority of certain employees of the secretary of state to administer and certify oaths. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 671 67-0 (1981) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to the assistant secretary of state and certain duties of the secretary of state. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 1128 67-0 (1981) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Khoury, Rollin
Relating to the refund of certain fees deposited by the secretary of state into the treasury. House: Judiciary
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 1224 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to analyses of initiative and referendum measures. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
HB 141 67-1 (1981) Author: Smith, Carlyle Relating to analyses of initiative and referendum measures. House: Elections Referred to Committee on Elections
SB 18 67-1 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to analyses of initiative and referendum measures. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
HB 8 67-2 (1982) Author: Smith, Carlyle Relating to analyses of initiative and referendum measures. House: Elections Referred to Committee on Elections
SB 3 67-2 (1982) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to analyses of initiative and referendum measures. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
HB 457 66-0 (1979) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to certain precinct maps furnished to secretary of state by county clerk. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 565 66-0 (1979) Author: Waters, Ron Relating to the investigatory power of the secretary of state. House: Elections Coauthor authorized
HB 660 66-0 (1979) Author: Lalor, Lance Relating to enforcement of the law regulating lobbying. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1023 66-0 (1979) Author: Close, G.R. "Bob" Relating to duties of the secretary of state and county clerks in matters pertaining to notaries public. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1219 66-0 (1979) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Sponsor: Mengden, Walter
Relating to the disclosure of financial information filed with the secretary of state. House: State Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 1474 66-0 (1979) Author: Close, G.R. "Bob"
Sponsor: Clower, Ron
Relating to the appointment and commissions of notaries public, the use of a seal by a notary public, and the duties of the secretary of state and county clerks in matters pertaining to notaries public. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1475 66-0 (1979) Author: Close, G.R. "Bob" Making an appropriation to the secretary of state for the duties imposed on that office in appointing and issuing commissions to notaries public. House: Appropriations Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1883 66-0 (1979) Author: Head, Fred Relating to the reporting of unofficial election results by the secretary of state. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HJR 63 66-0 (1979) Author: Bush, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for the election of the secretary of state. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
SB 387 66-0 (1979) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: Grant, Ben Z.
Relating to the authority of the secretary of state to set, collect, and spend fees for expedited handling of certain documents. House: Judiciary
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 497 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to certain precinct maps furnished to secretary of state by county clerk. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 682 66-0 (1979) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Bird, Ronald C.
Relating to the filing of certain documents with and the handling by the secretary of state. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 948 66-0 (1979) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill" Relating to the filing of assumed business or professional name certificates and to the imposition of penalties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 1005 66-0 (1979) Author: Clower, Ron Making an appropriation to the secretary of state for the duties imposed on that office in appointing and issuing commissions to notaries public. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 1205 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to analyses of initiative and referendum measures. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
HB 1362 65-0 (1977) Author: Brown, Albert "Al" Relating to the filing of financial statements with the secretary of state by candidates for certain offices. House: Elections Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 1576 65-0 (1977) Author: Powers, Pike
Sponsor: Ogg, Jack
Relating to the Texas Election Code. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Returned from the Senate
HB 1712 65-0 (1977) Author: Schieffer, Tom
Sponsor: McKnight, Peyton
Relating to the authority of the secretary of state to certify voting devices; amending the Texas Election Code, as amended. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days
HB 1845 65-0 (1977) Author: Rangel, Irma
Sponsor: Longoria, Raul
Relating to application forms for applying for an absentee ballot and to procedures for conducting the absentee voting. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days
HJR 22 65-0 (1977) Author: Kubiak, Dan Proposing an amendment to Article IV, Sections 4, 22, and 23, of the Texas Constitution, so as to change the term of office for the governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, comptroller of public accounts, treasurer, commissioner of the general land office, secretary of state, and certain statutory state officers from foru years to two years. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to subcommittee
SB 948 65-0 (1977) Author: McKnight, Peyton Relating to the authority of the Secretary of State to certify voting devices. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably
SB 994 65-0 (1977) Author: Longoria, Raul Relating to application forms for applying for an absentee ballot, to payment of postage by the state on applications for ballots to be voted by mail, and to procedures for conducting the absentee voting. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 1090 65-0 (1977) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the duties of the Secretary of State as chief election officer, to the assistance rendered to a voter during absentee voting and on election day, to the bond required and the making of interim appointments in election contests, and to the location of polling places; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably substituted
SB 1160 65-0 (1977) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Brown, Albert "Al"
Relating to the time for filing of financial statements with the Secretary of State by candidates for certain offices. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
90 Day Bill
HB 698 64-0 (1975) Author: Mattox, Jim Relating to reporting requirements for and availability of reports of certain telephone companies as defined in this Act. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 772 64-0 (1975) Author: Garcia, Matt Relating to eliminating registration of labor union organizers with the secretary of state. House: Labor Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 1213 64-0 (1975) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim Relating to establishment of a Texas Register; relating to the publication and content thereof; relating to the adoption, filing and publication of administrative rules; relating to the authority of the Secretary of State. House: Judicial Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1292 64-0 (1975) Author: Powers, Pike Relating to the duty of labor unions to file reports with the Secretary of State; providing the authority of the Secretary of State to destroy previously filed reports. House: Labor Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1638 64-0 (1975) Author: Hutchison, Ray Relating to methods of publicizing proposed amendments revising one or more articles of the Texas Constitution. House: Constitutional Revision Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1639 64-0 (1975) Author: Hutchison, Ray Providing for inclusion in future publications of the Texas Constitution a list indicating the sections of the constitution that are renumbered or relocated as a result of the adoption of a constitutional amendment and declaring an emergency. House: Constitutional Revision Referred to Committee on Constitutional Revision
HB 1657 64-0 (1975) Author: Nichols, R.C. "Nick" Relating to requiring officers of certain businesses to file information with the secretary of state. House: Business & Industry Reported from committee unfavorably
HB 1695 64-0 (1975) Author: Lary, Camm Providing for definitions, examination and approval of electronic voting systems by the Secretary of State, adoption by Commissioners Court of electronic voting systems, experimental use of electronic voting systems, payment for voting equipment or automatic tabulating equipment, use of electronic voting systems for absentee voting, the form of the ballot, preparation of the ballot and program and procedure while the polls are open. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1706 64-0 (1975) Author: Bigham, John R. Relating to the requirement that the secretary of state maintain a register containing the name and business address of each person who provides services to an agency of the state; providing an effective date. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1976 64-0 (1975) Author: Olson, Jr., Lyndon Relating to the filing of financial statements with the secretary of state by candidates for certain offices, and to the furnishing of lists of candidates to the secretary of state. House: Elections Referred to Committee on Elections
SB 141 64-0 (1975) Author: Traeger, John Amending Subchapter D of Chapter 9 of the Business & Commerce Code, as amended, by adding thereto a new Section 9.410 which exempts the secretary of state, his employees, and agents and the county clerk, his employees, and agents from personal liability by reason of any error or omission in the performance of any duty under Chapter 9 of the Business & Commerce Code, except in case of willful negligence. Senate: Economic Development Motion to suspend rules lost
SB 429 64-0 (1975) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Laney, James
Relating to the issuance of charters to certain facilities, agencies, and family homes or other places providing care or custody of children which are subject to licensing or registration by the State Department of Public Welfare. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Human Resources
90 day bill
SB 484 64-0 (1975) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to the adoption, filing, and publication of rules of certain agencies. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 606 64-0 (1975) Author: McKinnon, Mike
Sponsor: Peveto, Wayne
Relating to the duty of labor unions to file reports with the secretary of state; providing the authority of the secretary of state to destroy previously filed reports. House: Labor
Senate: State Affairs
90 day bill
SB 1048 64-0 (1975) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob"
Sponsor: Hutchison, Ray
Relating to methods of publicizing proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution contained in Senate Joint Resolution No. 11 as passed in the regular session of the 64th Legislature; appropriating $600,000 for the biennium ending August 31, 1975, for this purpose. House: Constitutional Revision
Senate: Texas Constitution
Effective immediately
HB 1517 63-0 (1973) Author: Garcia, Matt Relating to registration of labor union organizers with the secretary of state; repealing Section 5, Chapter 104, Acts of the 48th Legislature, 1943 (Article 5154a, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency. House: Labor Postponed
SB 967 63-0 (1973) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to recodification and substantive revision of the Texas Election Code, and appropriating funds therefor. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably
SB 23 62-0 (1971) Author: McKool, Mike
Sponsor: Bass, Tom
Relating to the assembling, compilation, and preservation in a central location of certain records pertaining to elections.
SB 334 62-0 (1971) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to registration of labor union organizers with the Secretary of State.
SB 471 62-0 (1971) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to increasing the fee collected by the Secretary of State for issuing Notary Public Commissions.
SB 533 62-0 (1971) Author: Herring, Charles
Sponsor: Cavness, Don
Relating to authorizing the Secretary of State of Texas to administer oaths, affidavits, and affirmations.
SJR 23 62-0 (1971) Author: McKool, Mike Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas, to provide that the office of Secretary of State be made an elective position to be filled by the voters of this State
HCR 22 62-2 (1972) Author: Hawn, Joe Requesting the Secretary of State to place on the November General Election ballot a referendum on the subject of bussing(SIC).
SB 17 62-4 (1972)
SB 46 62-4 (1972)
HB 462 61-0 (1969) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to amending Statutes wherever the administration of the franchise tax has been transferred to the Comptroller of Public Accounts from the Secretary of State; extending the due date for payment and reporting of the franchise tax to June 15th, etc.
HB 706 61-0 (1969) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt Relating to creating the Administrative Procedure Act; establishing the Code of Administrative Regulations and the Bulletin of Administrative Procedure and directing the publication thereof; creating the Committee on Examiners and determining its membership.
HB 1045 61-0 (1969) Author: Atwell, Ben | et. al. Relating to increasing the fee collected by the Secretary of State for issuing a notary public commission.
HB 1046 61-0 (1969) Author: Atwell, Ben | et. al. Relating to amending the Texas Business Corporation Act, relating to fee schedule.
HB 1175 61-0 (1969) Author: Bray, Jamie Houston Relating to the re-appointment of Notaries Public by the Secretary of State for each new term of office.
HB 1191 61-0 (1969) Author: Archer, Jr., William Reynolds "Bill" Relating to schools of instruction for election officers.
HB 1449 61-0 (1969) Author: Heatly, W.S. "Bill" Relating to fees paid to the State of Texas, increasing the fee collected by the Secretary of State for issuing a notary public commission; increasing various fees collected by the Secretary of State relating to corporations; providing for a Real Estate Transfer Fee; providing for administration and enforcement, and providing penalties.
SB 327 61-0 (1969) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to repealing the Article that requires that a state agency or political subdivision of the state file with the Secretary of State a copy of each contract or agreement that it enters with the federal government.
SB 628 61-0 (1969) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Relating to the re-appointment of Notaries Public by the Secretary of State for each new term of office.
SB 784 61-0 (1969) Author: Wilson, Charles N. "Charlie" Relating to trustees filing annual reports with the Secretary of State; providing a civil penalty.
HB 61 61-1 (1969) Author: Patterson, Charles Vaughn Relating to amending the Texas Penal Code relating to permits to explore or excavate prehistoric ruins or archaeological or vertebrate paleontological sites in Texas.
HB 84 61-2 (1969) Author: Patterson, Charles Vaughn Relating to permits to explore or excavate prehistoric ruins or archaeological or vertebrate paleontological sites in Texas.
HB 52 60-0 (1967) Author: Clayton, Bill Relating to requiring members of the governing body of certain districts to file a copy of their official bond with the secretary of state.
HJR 49 60-0 (1967) Author: Foreman, Wilson | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to not require approval by the governor, secretary of state and the comptroller of certain materials and services purchase contracts.
HJR 64 59-0 (1965) Author: Kilpatrick, Rufus U. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas so as to not require approval by the Governor, Secretary of State and the Comptroller of certain materials and services purchase contracts.
SCR 67 59-0 (1965)
SJR 35 59-0 (1965) Author: Herring, Charles Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas so as to not require approval by the Governor, Secretary of State and the Comptroller of certain materials and services purchase contracts.
HB 281 58-0 (1963) Author: Eckhardt, Robert Christian "Bob" Relating to repealing Statutes requiring a labor union organizer to apply for and obtain an organizer's card from the Secretary of State.
HB 676 58-0 (1963) Author: Morgan, Richard L. "Dick" Relating to providing that before the constitutional oath of office may be administered, each member of the Legislature at the beginning of each regular session and each state-wide elected official, except members of the United States Congress shall file with the Secretary of State a sworn statement of his net worth at the time he files such statement, listing assets and liabilities; providing that each included official shall file with the Secretary of State a similar sworn statement not less than thirty (30) days before the expiration of his term of office; and providing that any person who knowingly places false information in any such sworn statement shall be punished as for perjury.
HB 961 58-0 (1963) Author: Morgan, Richard L. "Dick" Relating to providing approval by the Governor, the Secretary of State, and the Comptroller of certain purchase contracts made under the provisions of the State Purchasing Act of 1957.
HJR 25 58-0 (1963) Author: Cavness, Don Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the repealing requiring the approval of printing contracts by the Governor, Secretary of State and Comptroller.
HJR 78 58-0 (1963) Author: Morgan, Richard L. "Dick" Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment so as to not require approval by the Governor, Secretary of State and the Comptroller of certain materials and services purchase contracts.
SB 345 57-0 (1961) Author: Colson, Esther Neveille Relating to amending the Texas Nonprofit Corporation Act relating to fees charged by the Secretary of State.
SB 346 57-0 (1961) Author: Colson, Esther Neveille Relating to amending the Texas Business Corporation Act relating to fees charged by the Secretary of State.
SB 404 57-0 (1961) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to amending a certain Statute providing approval by the Governor, the Secretary of State, and the Comptroller of certain purchase contracts made under the provisions of the State Purchasing Act of 1957; repealing obsolete Statutes in said Act.
SJR 24 57-0 (1961) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas so as to not require approval by the Governor, Secretary of State and the Comptroller of certain materials and services purchase contracts.
SB 42 57-3 (1962) Author: Herring, Charles | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statutes to provide approval by the Governor, the Secretary of State, and the Comptroller of certain purchase contracts made under the provisions of the State Purchasing Act of 1957.
HB 427 56-0 (1959) Author: Korioth, Thomas Anthony "Tony" Relating to the adoption, filing, publication and distribution of rules and regulations of state administrative agencies authorized by law to make rules and regulations.
SB 436 56-0 (1959) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to requiring every person, firm or corporation within this State, engaged in the business of making loans at interest, to file annually with the Secretary of State an affidavit stating that such person, firm or corporation has not, within the preceding year, made any loan in the principal sum of Two Hundred Dollars ($200) or less for a greater rate of interest than ten per cent (10%) per annum; providing a penalty for the violation hereof.
HB 447 54-0 (1955) Author: Smith, Max Carlton Relating to appropriating money out of the General Revenue Fund to the Secretary of State in his official capacity, to be by him placed in the suspense account as provided in Vernon's Civil Statutes.
SB 200 54-0 (1955) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to appropriating money out of the General Revenue Fund to the Secretary of State in his official capacity, to be by him placed in the suspense account as provided in Article 7057b, V.C.S.
HB 270 53-0 (1953) Author: Smith, Max Carlton Relating to transferring funds and making an appropriation to the Secretary of State, supplementing the appropriation for seasonal help for the fiscal year ending August 31, 1953.
HB 578 53-0 (1953) Author: Abington, William Henry Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing that at the direction of the Secretary of State his seal of office and his official signature in indorsements on bonds registered by him under said Statute may be his facsimile seal and his facsimile signature.
HB 708 53-0 (1953) Author: Huffman, Reagan Russell Relating to amending certain laws relating to Farmers' Co-operative Societies; eliminating the requirement that charters of Farmers' Co-operative Societies be approved by the Attorney General, and that certain forms be prepared by the Secretary of State instead of the Attorney General.
SB 106 53-0 (1953) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to transferring funds and making an appropriation to the Secretary of State, supplementing the appropriation for seasonal help for the fiscal year ending August 31, 1953.
HB 117 53-1 (1954) Author: McDaniel, Bert T. Relating to making an appropriation of Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000) to the Secretary of State for aid in collection of franchise taxes of the State.
SB 46 53-1 (1954) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to appropriating $3,000 to the Secretary of State for compiling, editing, indexing and distributing the current laws of the First Called Session of the 53rd Legislature, 1954.
HB 159 52-0 (1951) Author: Miller, Jr., William Andrew Relating to requiring the filing of any and all State of Texas and its Department's contracts and agreements with, by and between the United States and its various Departments, in the office of the Secretary of State, providing for the exemption, for security purposes, of certain types of classification, and requiring the Comptroller of Public Accounts to ascertain such filing prior to making disbursements and requiring the approval of the Governor to any and all such contracts.
HB 735 52-0 (1951) Author: Smith, Max Carlton Relating to amending certain statutes providing that certain officers be entitled to copies of all General and Special Laws of the State.
HB 827 52-0 (1951) Author: Rampy, Willard (William) Henry Relating to making an appropriation from the General Revenue Fund for the publication of certain proposed constitutional amendments and for paying labor costs and other expenses necessary thereto.
SB 447 52-0 (1951) Author: Ashley, Sr., Carlos C. Relating to making an appropriation from the General Revenue Fund for the publication of certain proposed Constitutional Amendments and for paying labor costs and other expenses necessary thereto.
HB 562 51-0 (1949) Author: Miller, Jr., William Andrew | et. al. Relating to amending a previous Act, requiring the filing of any and all State of Texas and its Department's contracts and agreements with, by and between the United States and its various Departments, in the office of the Secretary of State, and requiring the Comptroller of Public Accounts to ascertain such filing prior to making disbursements and requiring the approval of the Governor to any and all such contracts.
SB 259 51-0 (1949) Author: Carney, Howard A. Relating to making certain emergency appropriations for the Secretary of State to meet the additional expenses of the Secretary of State during and for the remainder of the present fiscal year ending August 31, 1949.
SB 384 51-0 (1949) Author: Bracewell, Jr., Joseph Searcy Relating to require the filing of any and all State of Texas and its Department's contracts and agreements with, by and between the United States and its various Departments, in the office of the Secretary of State, and requiring the Comptroller of Public Accounts to ascertain such filing prior to making disbursements and requiring the approval of the Governor to any and all such contracts.
SB 35 51-1 (1950) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to making an emergency appropriation for the use of the Secretary of State for the purpose of publishing the Current Laws.
SB 277 50-0 (1947) Author: Morris, George C. Relating to amending a previous Act, providing that applications for an insurer's permit may be made by a registered dealer as well as the issuer, and so as to provide that the required financial statements shall be of a day not more than ninety (90) days prior to the date such application is filed.
SB 393 50-0 (1947) Author: Taylor, James Edward Relating to amending a previous Act, by making an additional appropriation to the Executive Department and the Secretary of State to meet the additional expenses of said departments during and for the period of the last five months of the fiscal year ending August 31, 1947.
HB 777 49-0 (1945) Author: Suiter, Mary Elizabeth Relating to amending certain Acts to provide for exchange of session laws with other states.
SB 286 49-0 (1945) Author: Lane, Wardlow William Relating to abolishing certain reports of the Supreme Court and the Court of Criminal Appeals.
SB 367 48-0 (1943) Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc" Relating to making an appropriation out of the General Revenue Fund of the State of Texas for the Secretary of State, for the purpose of compiling, editing, indexing, binding and distributing the current laws; suspending all laws in conflict.
HB 594 47-0 (1941) Author: Reed, William Otey Relating to making an appropriation out of the General Revenue for the Secretary of State, for the purpose of compiling, editing, indexing, binding, and distributing the current laws; making the same immediately available.
SB 459 47-0 (1941) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to making an emergency appropriation out of the General Fund of the State of Texas to the Secretary of State for the purpose of printing and mailing supplemental franchise tax forms; and making an appropriation of One Thousand ($1,000) Dollars to the Industrial Accident Board for postage.
HB 558 46-0 (1939) Author: Tennant, Jr., Roy Irving Relating to making an appropriation out of the General Fund of the State of Texas for the Secretary of State for the biennium beginning September 1, 1939, and ending August 31,1941, for the purpose of compiling, editing, indexing, binding, and distributing the current laws.
HB 1009 46-0 (1939) Author: Felty, Fred Cumming | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing that in no event shall the expenditure for the administration of this act exceed Sixty-five Thousand Dollars ($65,000) for any one fiscal year.
SB 446 46-0 (1939) Author: Hill, Jr., Joe Lafayette Relating to repealing House Bill No. 558 passed by the Forty-sixth Legislature of the State of Texas and making an emergency appropriation out of the General Revenue of the State of Texas for the Secretary of State, for the purpose of compiling, editing, indexing, binding and distributing the current laws.
SB 141 45-0 (1937) Relating to making certain emergency appropriations for the office of the Secretary of State.
SB 142 45-0 (1937) Relating to fixing the fees to be paid for registration under the Securities Registration Act.
HB 519 44-0 (1935) Relating to making an appropriation for the Secretary of State's Office Industrial Accident Board and State Department of Agriculture.
HB 150 44-1 (1935) Relating to making an emergency appropriation for the use of the Secretary of State in paying the expenses connected with the publication of Constitutional Amendments.
HB 891 43-0 (1933) Author: Camp, Emory B. Relating to providing for the payment by the Secretary of State for the printing of Constitutional Amendments submitted by the 42nd Legislature out of the monies appropriated by the 42nd Legislature.
HB 355 42-0 (1931) Author: Van Zandt, Olan Rogers Relating to amending certain statutes relating to fees collected by the Secretary of State, and providing for the collection of filing fees from foreign and domestic corporations and fixing a method of computing the same.
HB 246 40-0 (1927) Author: Smith, Jr., William Robert "Bob" Relating to authorizing and directing the Secretary of State to exchange Court Reports, Session Acts, and other publications of the State for like publications of other States, and of the United States and of foreign countries.
SB 173 40-0 (1927) Author: Wood, Ashley Elijah Relating to abolishing the office of Chief Clerk to the Secretary of State and creating the office of Assistant Secretary of State; making an appropriation.
SJR 2 39-0 (1925) Author: Moore, Joseph M. "Joe" Proposing an amendment increasing the compensation of the Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, Comptroller of Public Accounts, the State Treasurer and the Commissioner of the General Land Office. Senate: Constitutional Amendments
HB 428 37-0 (1921) Author: West, Thomas M. Relating to the filing of amendments and charters in the Department of State.
HB 578 37-0 (1921) Author: Teer, Claud D. Relating to abolishing the State Highway Commission
SB 205 37-0 (1921) Author: Page, Paul Dewitt Relating to providing for a fee to be charged by the Secretary of State, where investigation has to be made in connection with granting charters, etc.
SB 252 37-0 (1921) Author: Witt, Edgar E. Relating to amending the present law relative to issuing certificates of incorporation by the Secretary of State.
SB 253 37-0 (1921) Author: Witt, Edgar E. Relating to amending the present law relating to the recording resolutions authorizing mortgage by railroads.
SB 332 37-0 (1921) Author: Williams, Guinn Terrell Relating to amending law so as to abolish the State Highway Commission, and confer the powers and duties upon the Secretary of State.
HB 521 36-0 (1919) Author: Johnson, Thomas S. | et. al. Relating to authorizing and directing the Secretary of State to exchange Court Reports, Session Acts, and other publications of the State for textbooks and like publications of other States and foreign countries for the benefit of the Law Library of the University of Texas.
SB 321 36-0 (1919) Author: Caldwell, Walter Douglass Relating to authorizing and directing the Secretary of State to exchange Court Report, Session Acts and other publications of other States and foreign countries for the benefit of the law library of the University of Texas. Senate: Roads, Bridges and Ferries
SB 47 36-2 (1919) Author: Caldwell, Walter Douglass Relating to authorizing and directing the Secretary of State to exchange Court Reports, Session Acts, and other publications of State for like publications of other States, and of the United States and of foreign countries, for the benefit of the law library of the University of Texas.
HB 395 35-0 (1917) Author: Carlock, Sr., Robert Lee Relating to prescribing the fees to be paid by mutual building and loan companies.
HB 180 35-4 (1918) Author: Mendell, Jr., George W. Relating to making it the duty of the Secretary of State to examine and consider applications for refund for permit fee and franchise tax paid by foreign corporations; authorizing suits to be brought against the Secretary of State; fixing a period of limitation.
SB 69 35-4 (1918) Author: Alderdice, James Monroe Relating to providing that those engaged in any business within the State required by law to pay tax on gross receipts must obtain a permit to transact such business.
HB 546 34-0 (1915) Author: Witt, Edgar E. Relating to amending and repealing a certain Statute prescribing the fees to be paid to the secretary of state by mutual building and loan companies and foreign corporations.
SB 37 34-1 (1915) Author: Morrow, Wright Chalfant Relating to providing for immediate publication of all laws that become effective from the date of passage; making an appropriation.
HB 377 33-0 (1913) Author: Ritchie, Elisha Bishop | et. al. Relating to the fees of the Secretary of State, and fixing fees to be paid said official for the filing of amendments to charters of corporations.
HB 425 33-0 (1913) Author: Webb, J. L. | et. al. Relating to prescribing the fee to be paid to the Secretary of State by Mutual Building and Loan Associations so as to apply certain fees of said article to foreign corporations who apply for permits to loan money in Texas.
SB 89 33-0 (1913) Author: Willacy, John G. | et. al. Relating to making an appropriation for one cashier for the Secretary of State for the fiscal year ending August 31st, 1913, prescribing the duties of said cashier.
HB 22 33-1 (1913) Author: Hill, W. L. Relating to amending the Revised Statutes prescribing conditions upon which foreign corporations may obtain permits to do business in Texas and providing penalties.
HB 30 33-1 (1913) Author: Haney, Edgar Pierce | et. al. Relating to amending Article 1314, Revised Statutes, Prescribing conditions upon which foreign corporations may obtain permits to do business in Texas and providing penalties
SB 11 33-1 (1913) Author: Darwin, Henry Lewis | et. al. Relating to regulating the sale of stock certificates and debentures of any corporation; providing for the way and manner in which stock shall be sold;
HB 2 30-1 (1907) Relating to fees charged by the Secretary of State.
HB 118 26-0 (1899) Relating to amending Article 2801, of Chapter 1, Revised Civil Statutes of 1895, relating to the office of Secretary of State, and requiring the Secretary of State to execute a bond.
HB 50 25-0 (1897) Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes (1895) of the State of Texas, relating to the time and manner of making returns to the Secretary of State of elections for State and District officers, etc.
HB 109 25-0 (1897) Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes of 1895 of the State of Texas, relating to the time and manner of making returns of the Secretary of State of elections for electors of President and Vice President, and of estimating the same, and of the meeting of the electors, and providing a method of determining contests for said offices.
SB 291 21-0 (1889) Relating to requiring foreign corporations to file their articles of incorporation with the secretary of state, and imposing certain conditions upon such corporations transacting business in this state, and providing penalties for the violation of the same.
HB 316 20-0 (1887) Relating to requiring foreign corporations to file their articles of incorporation with the Secretary of State, and imposing certain conditions upon such corporations transacting business in the State, and providing penalties for a violation of the same.
SB 147 20-0 (1887) Relating to making archives of the Congress of the late Republic of Texas, and archives of succeeding Legislatures of the State of Texas, archives of the office of the Secretary of State, in which they are now deposited.
HB 533 19-0 (1885) Relating to authorizing the Secretary of State to purchase for the use of the State, the Texas Court of Appeals Reports, volumes 1-12, and to contract for the relinquishment of the copyright of said Reports with the persons owning the same, and to prevent the copyrighting of future volumes of said Reports to the exclusion of the State, and to make an appropriation therefor.
SB 223 19-0 (1885) Relating to providing for the publication and binding of one thousand copies of the Revised Statutes and to make appropriation therefor.
SB 248 19-0 (1885) Relating to amending articles 2725 and 2726 of the Revised Statutes.
HB 513 18-0 (1883) Relating to authorizing the Secretary of State to sell copies of the General and Special Laws of the State

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