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HB 682 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the statute of limitations for aggravated assault. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1053 85-0 (2017) Author: Meyer, Morgan | et. al. Relating to statutes of repose for certain claims involving the construction or repair of an improvement to real property or the attachment of equipment to real property. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1433 85-0 (2017) Author: Vo, Hubert
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the statute of limitations applicable to the collection of a contribution, a penalty, or interest under the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1784 85-0 (2017) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to the period during which an action alleging a violation of the open meetings law may be brought. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 3757 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to a waiver of the statute of limitations in the prosecution of offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 3817 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to a waiver of the statute of limitations in the prosecution of offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 4153 85-0 (2017) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to certain suits concerning real property. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
SB 223 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to unlawful employment practices regarding discrimination in payment of compensation. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 998 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Canales, Terry
Relating to the statute of limitations for the offense of exploitation of a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1589 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to suspending the statute of limitations in the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act during a lawsuit. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1894 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to certain suits concerning real property. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2167 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to the collection of consumer debt by debt buyers. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 97 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the elimination of the statute of limitations for the offenses of sexual assault and aggravated sexual assault. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 187 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the statute of limitations applicable to unlawful employment practices. House: Business & Industry Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 189 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to the statute of limitations for a suit for personal injury arising from certain offenses constituting sexual abuse of a child or for certain sexual assault offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 348 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the punishment for certain conduct constituting the offense of official oppression and to the statute of limitation on prosecution of that conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 580 84-0 (2015) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the statute of limitations for aggravated assault. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 610 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the statute of limitations for an action on a credit card account. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 772 84-0 (2015) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the limitations period for bringing an action arising from certain insurance claims. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1102 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the statute of limitations for a suit for personal injury arising from certain offenses constituting sexual abuse of a child. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1794 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to suits brought by local governments for violations of certain laws under the jurisdiction of, or rules adopted or orders or permits issued by, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; affecting civil penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3079 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the applicability of a statute of limitations to certain actions to enforce a right or remedy provided by the Texas Constitution. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3209 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the elimination of the statute of limitations for certain felony offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 4091 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the statute of limitations for an employment discrimination complaint. House: Business & Industry Withdrawn from schedule
SB 65 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to unlawful employment practices regarding discrimination in payment of compensation. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 113 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the statute of limitations for a suit for personal injury arising from certain offenses constituting sexual abuse of a child. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 144 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the statute of limitations for a suit for personal injury arising from certain offenses constituting sexual abuse of a child. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 701 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the elimination of the statute of limitations for the offense of sexual performance by a child. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1509 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to suits brought by local governments for violations of certain laws under the jurisdiction of, or rules adopted or orders or permits issued by, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; affecting civil penalties. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 221 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the elimination of the statute of limitations for certain felony offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2086 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the limitations period for bringing an action arising from certain insurance claims. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
SB 397 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the statute of limitations for an action on a credit card account. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 1470 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the statute of limitations on prosecution of the offenses of kidnapping and aggravated kidnapping of a minor. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1427 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to eligibility to file for compensation by persons wrongfully imprisoned. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1984 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the statute of limitations in a civil suit for sexual assault. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2104 81-0 (2009) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the statute of limitations for an action under the Beer Industry Fair Dealing Law. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Motion to concur in Senate amdmts. withdrawn
SB 233 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Leibowitz, David
Relating to the time limitation for certain proceedings to adjudicate paternity. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 410 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Miklos, Robert
Relating to the statute of limitations for a misdemeanor. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 787 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Pierson, Paula | et. al.
Relating to the statute of limitations on prosecution of the offense of bigamy. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1517 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the right to an expunction of records and files relating to a person's arrest. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1931 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to the statute of limitations in a civil suit for certain sexual assaults. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2118 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the statute of limitations for an action under the Beer Industry Fair Dealing Law. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2580 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to actions under the Beer Industry Fair Dealing Law. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 204 80-0 (2007) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to the elimination of the statute of limitations for certain sexual offenses committed against children. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 887 80-0 (2007) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the statute of limitations for the offenses of credit card or debit card abuse, false statement to obtain property or credit, and fraudulent use or possession of identifying information. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 959 80-0 (2007) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the statute of limitations for the offense of injury to a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3086 80-0 (2007) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the statute of limitations applicable to certain actions on a claim under a marital property agreement. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 3665 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to registration as a sex offender as a consequence of a conviction of and to the statute of limitations for certain sexual offenses committed against victims who are younger than 21 years of age. House: Corrections No action taken in committee
SB 97 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the elimination of the statute of limitations for certain sexual offenses committed against children. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 367 80-0 (2007) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the statute of limitations for identity theft and certain other crimes involving fraud, deception, or false statements. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 463 80-0 (2007) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Peña, Aaron
Relating to the statute of limitations for misdemeanors. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1211 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to the statute of limitations for the offense of fraudulent use or possession of identifying information. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1579 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to registration as a sex offender as a consequence of a conviction of and to the statute of limitations for certain sexual offenses committed against victims who are younger than 21 years of age. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 674 79-0 (2005) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the statute of limitations for suits alleging sexual abuse. House: Civil Practices Meeting cancelled
HB 838 79-0 (2005) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al. Relating to the elimination of the statute of limitations for certain sexual offenses committed against children. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3376 79-0 (2005) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain criminal offenses involving theft and fraud and to the provision of notice of the commission of those offenses to certain licensing entities. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HCR 235 79-0 (2005) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 3376. Signed by the Governor
SB 440 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Relating to compensation for wrongful imprisonment. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1019 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the elimination of the statute of limitations for certain sexual offenses committed against children. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
HB 66 78-0 (2003) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to the statute of limitations for purposes of prosecutions of certain sexual offenses committed against children. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 182 78-0 (2003) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the statute of limitations for the offense of arson. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 315 78-0 (2003) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to a statute of repose for certain malpractice suits against attorneys. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 1355 78-0 (2003) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the statute of limitations for suits alleging sexual abuse. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
SB 483 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike | et. al. Relating to the statute of limitations for the offense of arson. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
HB 68 78-3 (2003) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the elimination of the statute of limitations for certain sexual offenses committed against children. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 138 77-0 (2001) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the statute of limitations for purposes of prosecuting certain felony sex offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 736 77-0 (2001) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the time that certain causes of action arising out of or relating to interests in an oil and gas lease accrue. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 738 77-0 (2001) Author: Noriega, Rick Relating to the statute of limitations for a felony involving leaving the scene of an accident. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 845 77-0 (2001) Author: Nixon, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to suspension of certain limitations periods applicable to insurance policies issued to or covering Holocaust victims; providing an administrative penalty. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 851 77-0 (2001) Author: Williams, Thomas Relating to the statute of limitations for the presentation of certain felony indictments. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 1425 77-0 (2001) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to the enforcement of certain laws regarding unemployment compensation. House: Economic Development Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1515 77-0 (2001) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Relating to the recovery of damages by a parent, managing conservator, or guardian in a suit brought by a person who was younger than 18 at the time the cause of action accrued. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3136 77-0 (2001) Author: Hilbert, Paul
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the statute of limitations for persons seeking damages from injury or loss caused by an error in a survey. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HCR 322 77-0 (2001) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Recalling H.B. No. 1515 from the governor. Filed with the Secretary of State
SB 117 77-0 (2001) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Relating to the statute of limitations for purposes of prosecuting certain felony sex offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SB 128 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the statute of limitations for purposes of prosecuting certain felony sex offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 214 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Thomas | et. al.
Relating to the statute of limitations for the presentation of certain felony indictments. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 328 77-0 (2001) Author: Jackson, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Haggerty, Pat
Relating to the statute of limitations for purposes of prosecuting certain offenses involving injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 329 77-0 (2001) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the statute of limitations for certain offenses involving leaving the scene of an accident. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 422 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the time that certain causes of action arising out of or relating to interests in an oil and gas lease accrue. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 436 77-0 (2001) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the statute of limitations for purposes of prosecuting certain felony sex offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 1136 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John Relating to the enforcement of certain laws regarding unemployment compensation. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1400 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the statute of limitations for actions arising under certain oil and gas leases. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1419 77-0 (2001) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the statute of limitations in certain civil proceedings involving the public institutions of higher education or the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 29 76-0 (1999) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the statute of limitations for bringing an action for the specific performance of a real estate sales contract. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 123 76-0 (1999) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to the statute of limitations for the purpose of prosecuting certain offenses under the Tax Code. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 293 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al. Relating to the statute of limitations for purposes of prosecutions of certain sexual offenses committed against children. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 376 76-0 (1999) Author: Williams, Thomas | et. al. Relating to the statute of limitations for the presentation of certain felony indictments. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2456 76-0 (1999) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the statute of limitations for certain civil actions. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 70 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Keel, Terry
Relating to the statute of limitations for the purpose of prosecuting certain offenses under the Tax Code. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1275 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the statute of limitations for purposes of prosecuting certain felony sex offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1547 76-0 (1999) Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al.
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene
Relating to the collection of the tax on motor fuels; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
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HB 349 70-0 (1987) Author: Geistweidt, Gerald
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to the statute of limitations for the offense of organized criminal activity. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 494 70-0 (1987) Author: Guerrero, Lena
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to the statute of limitations for the offense of sexual assault. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 573 70-0 (1987) Author: Hudson, David
Sponsor: Tejeda, Frank
Relating to suspension of the running of a statute of limitations because of a person's imprisonment. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Nonrecord vote recorded in Journal
HB 1274 70-0 (1987) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to suspension of the running of a statute of limitations because of a person's imprisonment. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HR 793 70-0 (1987) Author: Hudson, David Permitting the conference committee to adjust the differences between house and senate versions of HB573.
HB 560 69-0 (1985) Author: Staniswalis, Chip
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the limitations period for filing an application for compensation under the Crime Victims Compensation Act. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 1149 69-0 (1985) Author: Blanton, Bill
Sponsor: Leedom, John
Relating to the period of limitation applicable to a prosecution for indecency with a child. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
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HB 2383 69-0 (1985) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to the statute of limitations for an action involving a breach of a contract for sale. House: Business & Commerce 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 110 68-0 (1983) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the statute of limitations in paternity suits. House: Judiciary Referred to Committee on Judiciary
HB 653 68-0 (1983) Author: Hudson, David Relating to the period of limitation applicable to a prosecution for certain offenses involving sexual conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor authorized
HB 1164 68-0 (1983) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to suspension of the running of a statute of limitations because of a person's imprisonment. House: Judiciary Placed on daily Major State Calendar
SB 343 68-0 (1983) Author: McFarland, Bob
Sponsor: English, Roy
Relating to the period of limitation applicable to a prosecution for certain offenses involving sexual conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
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SB 795 68-0 (1983) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to the statute of limitations for certain offenses. Senate: Jurisprudence Postponed
HB 94 67-0 (1981) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the statute of limitations in paternity actions. House: Judiciary Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 250 67-0 (1981) Author: Messer, Bill Relating to statute of limitations in paternity suits. House: Judiciary Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 766 67-0 (1981) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to penalties for violation of the Deceptive Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Act which can be recovered by the State and to the limitations period for actions brought by the State. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 835 67-0 (1981) Author: Hill, Gerald Relating to the application of the statute of limitations to sums or property required to be reported and paid to the State Treasurer's Office under the escheat statutes and Insurance Code. House: Financial Institutions Committee laid on table subject to call
SB 41 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to the period of limitations for certain actions for the recovery of land against claiming by adverse possession. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
SB 90 67-0 (1981) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Nabers, Lynn
Relating to penalties for violation of the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act. House: State Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Comm. report printed & sent to Comm. on Local & Consent Cal.
SB 165 67-0 (1981) Author: Wilson, John Relating to statute of limitations in a paternity suits. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
HB 73 66-0 (1979) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the statute of limitations in paternity suits. House: Judicial Affairs Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 377 66-0 (1979) Author: McLeod, E. Douglas Relating to the time for filing certain lawsuits against manufacturers, suppliers, sellers, lessors, and bailors. House: State Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on Products Liability
HB 412 66-0 (1979) Author: Simpson, Bob
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to the statute of limitations in certain actions. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
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SB 25 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to the period of limitations for certain actions for the recovery of land against another claiming by adverse possession. Senate: Jurisprudence Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 263 66-0 (1979) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to the time for filing certain lawsuits against manufacturers, suppliers, sellers, lessors, and bailors. Senate: Economic Development Reported from committee favorably with amendments
SB 1314 66-0 (1979) Author: Longoria, Raul
Sponsor: Bode, Mary Jane
Relating to application of the statute of limitations to sums or property required to be reported and paid to the State Treasurer's Office under the es cheat statutes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Jurisprudence
Failure to suspend the rules
SCR 76 66-0 (1979) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" By the Senate of the State of Texas, the House of Representatives concurring, That the 66th Legislature hereby memorialize the government of the United state to urge the Federal Republic of Germany and the legislators of that nation to abolish or extend the statute of limitations relating to Nazi war crimes. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 214 65-0 (1977) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the statute of limitations in paternity suits. House: Judiciary Assigned to General State Calendar
SB 380 65-0 (1977) Author: Hance, Kent
Sponsor: Miller, Chris
Relating to the time limitation for a suit to establish paternity. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Assigned to Consent Calendar
SB 669 65-0 (1977) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to pleading the 10-year statute of limitations in suits for recovery of land under certain circumstances. Senate: Jurisprudence Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
SB 1012 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to the establishment of a statute of limitations on actions for recovery of damages based upon implied warranties arising out of an alleged desing, inspection, testin or manufacturing defect or any other alleged failure to warn regarding a product or arising out of any alleged failure to properly instruct in the use of a product. Senate: Economic Development Motion lost
HB 774 64-0 (1975) Author: Garcia, Matt Relating to the limitation period for certain civil actions. House: Judiciary Reported from committee favorably with amendments
HB 1677 64-0 (1975) Author: Simpson, Bob Relating to the period of limitations for certain types of actions. House: Judiciary Referred to Committee on Judiciary
HB 1003 63-0 (1973) Author: Vecchio, James S. Relating to the time limitation for filing a workmen's compensation claim. House: Judiciary Subcommittee hearing date
HB 1013 63-0 (1973) Author: Vecchio, James S. Relating to the time limitation for filing a workmen's compensation claim. House: Judiciary Subcommittee hearing date
HB 1465 63-0 (1973) Author: Cavness, Don Relating to the time limitation within which certain actions must be brought against general contractors. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
SB 4 63-0 (1973) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Providing that an action for the recovery of lands, tenements, or heriditaments against one having peaceable and adverse possession must be instituted within then years after the cause of action accrues; providing that the statute of limitations may not be pleaded in bar of the action if the person bringing the action for recovery of an interest in the land has paid taxes thereon within ten years; providing that the statute of limitations may not be pleaded unless the adverse claimant has paid taxes thereon during the ten years. Senate: Jurisprudence Sent to subcommittee
SB 599 62-0 (1971) Author: Bates, James S. Relating to amending statutes to prevent use of any statute of limitations as a defense to payment of ad valor em taxes.
SB 45 62-4 (1972)
HB 108 61-0 (1969) Author: Traeger, John Relating to creating a time limitation within which actions must be brought against any registered or licensed engineer or architect in this state performing or furnishing design, planning or inspection of construction of any structure or improvement thereon.
HB 163 61-0 (1969) Author: Clark, Jr., James Howard "Jim" Relating to providing a statute of limitations for suits to collect delinquent ad valorem taxes.
HB 238 61-0 (1969) Author: Salter, Robert F. "Bob" Relating to the statutes of limitation as a defense to the reporting and delivery of property deemed abandoned.
HB 449 60-0 (1967) Author: Price, William Rayford Relating to creating a time limitation within which actions must be brought against architects, engineers and others performing or furnishing design, planning, inspection or construction of any structure or improvement thereon; exempting owners, tenants or persons in possession.
HB 663 60-0 (1967) Author: Clark, Jr., James Howard "Jim" Relating to providing for a seven-year statute of limitations for delinquent taxes; providing for suspension of said Act for a period of five years as to taxes now delinquent.
HB 707 58-0 (1963) Author: Glenn, Allen D. | et. al. Relating to providing a divorced person with a right of action against a former spouse for the commission of intentional torts upon the claimant during their marriage; providing for the running of the Statute of Limitations upon the commission of such tortious act.
HB 746 58-0 (1963) Author: Satterwhite, William Thomas "Bill" | et. al. Relating to providing that an indictment of any elective or appointive holder of public office for certain felonies may be presented within three (3) years after leaving office and not thereafter.
HB 252 56-0 (1959) Author: Carriker, Max D. | et. al. Relating to providing a five year period of limitation for all suits involving the recovery of mineral rights ownership of which has been segregated from the ownership of the surface.
HB 569 56-0 (1959) Author: Bates, Sr., James S. "Jim" Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure by extending its terms to include a trustee and by providing that an indictment for theft or conversion of any estate by a trustee with intent to defraud any beneficiary or settlor of a trust may be presented within ten (10) years from the time of the commission of the offense.
HB 782 56-0 (1959) Author: Wilson, J. Edgar Relating to establishing a three-year statute of limitations on suits involving freight charges on property transported by carriers for compensation or hire within the State of Texas.
HB 842 55-0 (1957) Author: Mann, Frank E. Relating to providing for tolling of limitation period for prosecution of offenses involving public officers under certain circumstances.
HB 632 53-0 (1953) Author: King, Tom E. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to provide for a four year Statute of Limitations for delinquent personal property taxes.
HB 236 52-0 (1951) Author: Murray, Menton J. Relating to amending certain statutes so as to provide that no delinquent taxpayer may plead or rely on any Statute of Limitation by way of defense against the payment of taxes.
SB 180 52-0 (1951) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amending certain statutes to provide a two-year limitation in connection with suits involving freight charges on property transported by common carriers within the State of Texas.
HB 136 50-0 (1947) Author: Williams, Eugene C. | et. al. Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for a six months limitations period for the enforcement in courts for claims for wages computed upon an hourly basis; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 400 50-0 (1947) Author: Isaacks, Samuel Jackson "Sam" Relating to amending a previous Act, to protect executors under certain conditions.
HB 766 50-0 (1947) Author: Timmons, Jerome Blake Relating to amending a previous Act, by removing the ten-year limitations on delinquent tax suits by school and road districts.
SB 132 50-0 (1947) Author: Tynan, Walter Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for a six months limitations period for the enforcement in courts for claims for wages computed upon an hourly basis; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 689 49-0 (1945) Author: Favors, Ennis Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing that all actions for recovery of real estate by virtue of superior title retentions and for the foreclosure of vendor's, deed of trust, mortgage, voluntary mechanic's or materialman's liens be instituted and powers of sale in mortgage and deed of trust be exercised within four years after the maturity date of the debt secured as to bona fide purchasers, mortgages or lessees unless extended; providing for the repeal of all laws in conflict.
SB 129 49-0 (1945) Author: Mauritz, Fred Relating to amending the statute relating to the ten-year limitation on action to recover lands, tenements, and hereditaments so as to require the person in in peaceable and adverse possession to duly render property for taxation within proper time during the last five years of such adverse possession.
SB 239 49-0 (1945) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Relating to amending law requiring actions for recovery of real estate by virtue of superior title retention and for foreclosure to be instituted within four years after maturity.
SB 85 48-0 (1943) Author: Mauritz, Fred Relating to amending certain Statutes relative to the ten year limitation on actions to recover lands, tenements and hereditaments so as to require the person in peaceable and adverse possession to duly render property for taxation within proper time during the last five years of such adverse possession.
HB 31 47-0 (1941) Author: Clark, Lester Relating to providing that in all suits on account of the defalcation of, or misapplication or misappropriation of money by, any public officer in this State the official bond or bonds of such officers executed after this Act takes effect shall inure to the benefit of the persons aggrieved by such.
HB 738 47-0 (1941) Author: Bridgers, William W. "Billy" Relating to amending a certain Article of the Code of Criminal Procedure relating to the offense of conversion by an executor, administrator, or guardian having charge of any estate, real, personal, or mixed.
SB 130 47-0 (1941) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Relating to amending certain Article providing that the time during which an indictment, information, or complaint has been pending shall not be computed in the period of limitation.
HB 942 46-0 (1939) Author: Newell, Greene E. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute prescribing limitations on certain causes of action; stating when suits may be brought on certain cases.
SB 342 46-0 (1939) Author: Spears, J. Franklin Relating to amending a certain Statute to prevent delinquent taxpayers from pleading statute of limitations by way of defense against the payment of any taxes due from him or her to the State, or any county, city, town, navigation district, drainage district, road district, levee district, reclamation district, irrigation district, improvement district, school district, and all other districts.
HB 158 43-2 (1934) Author: Greathouse, Joseph Felix "Joe" | et. al. Relating to fixing a limitation period of two (2) years for the bringing of suits of any kind on account of the closing and abandonment of public streets or alleys or public roads or thoroughfares, or any parts thereof, other than State Highways, by ordinance of the governing body of a city or town or by order of the Commissioners Court of a county; requiring causes of action accruing before the effective date of this Act, and not then already barred by existing limitation laws, to be sued upon within two (2) years after such effective date, and not thereafter, and causes of action accruing on or after the effective date of this Act, to be sued upon within two (2) years after the passage of the ordinance or order in question, and not thereafter.
HB 139 41-0 (1929) Author: Acker, Sr., Walter P. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute by adding thereto a proviso to the effect that the defense of innocent purchaser shall be available against such limitation claims. House: Judiciary
HB 140 41-0 (1929) Author: Acker, Sr., Walter P. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute by providing that all claims asserted by anyone not holding under a written memorandum of title, duly registered, under the ten years' statute of imitation, under what is commonly called the 160-acre statute, or its predecessor, the 640-acre statute, shall assert such claim by filing suit therefor against the owner of the record title in a court of competent jurisdiction before June 1, 1934, or such claim or title shall not thereafter be asserted in the State as against the record owner of said land. House: Judiciary
HB 421 41-0 (1929) Author: Johnson, Andrew Percy Relating to providing a 10 year period of limitation for the bringing of suit to recover land based upon certain defects in any instrument, where such instrument which has been or hereafter may be of record for 10 years or more.
HB 25 41-5 (1930) Author: Williams, William Thomas "Willie" Relating to providing for a period of time when continuity of failure to exercise dominion over land, or pay taxes thereon shall prima facia prove title to persons exercising dominion over, and paying taxes on such land.
SB 303 40-0 (1927) Author: Wirtz, Alvin Jacob Relating to providing that a person having peaceable and adverse possession of lands, tenements or hereditaments, the title to which has passed out of the State, using and enjoying the same under deed duly recorded constituting a regular chain of title shall have a good marketable title thereto by the Statutes of limitation.
HB 108 37-0 (1921) Author: Williams, William M. Relating to a certain Act regarding causes of action asserted by any soldier or sailor in the war between the United States and Germany.
HB 53 36-0 (1919) Author: Peyton, John B. Relating to providing a period of duration of ten years, after which suits for taxes, due to the State of Texas, or any county, city, municipality, school district, road, improvement or irrigation district of said State or any other subdivision of this State or any county thereof authorized by law to levy and to collect taxes, shall not be brought.
SB 64 36-2 (1919) Author: Hopkins, Sr., George Milton | et. al. Relating to providing statute of limitation within which to file suit for recovery of real estate.
HB 209 35-0 (1917) Author: Peyton, John B. Relating to providing a period of limitation after which suits shall not be brought to collect delinquent taxes.
HB 25 35-3 (1917) Author: Sackett, Henry H. | et. al. Relating to amending Article 5692, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, as adopted in 1911, providing that actions for specific performance shall be filed within four years.
HB 726 33-0 (1913) Author: Ross, Tipton S. "Tip" | et. al. Relating to amending the Code of Criminal Procedure, so as to extend the limitation of time for indictment for rape from one year to two years.
HB 62 29-0 (1905) Author: Hudspeth, Claude Benton Relating to prescribing a period of limitation within which any person claiming the right to purchase or lease public free school, State University, or asylum lands heretofore sold or leased to others, shall bring his suit therefor.
SB 8 24-1 (1895) Relating to preventing delinquent tax payers from pleading the statute of limitation by way of defense against the payment of any taxes due from him or her either to the State or any county, city, or town.
SB 10 22-0 (1891) Relating to invalidating the provision in any stipulation, contract, or agreement limiting the time in which suit may be brought thereon to not less than two years.

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