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HB 581 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to the sale of fireworks on and before the Labor Day holiday. House: County Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 582 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to the sale of fireworks on and before the Juneteenth holiday. House: County Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 915 86-0 (2019) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the sale of fireworks during and before the Diwali holiday. House: County Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 2063 86-0 (2019) Author: Stickland, Jonathan Relating to the sale of fireworks on and before Texas Independence Day, San Jacinto Day, and Cinco de Mayo. House: County Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 2748 86-0 (2019) Author: Perez, Mary Ann | et. al. Relating to regulation of the retail sale of fireworks. House: County Affairs Postponed
SB 286 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris
Sponsor: Reynolds, Ron | et. al.
Relating to the power of certain counties to enact certain park use rules. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 41 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to the sale of fireworks on and before the Juneteenth holiday. House: County Affairs Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 412 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to regulation of the retail sale of fireworks. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 554 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to the sale of fireworks on and before the Labor Day holiday. House: County Affairs Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 1183 85-0 (2017) Author: Roberts, Kevin | et. al. Relating to the prohibition by counties of the use of fireworks during certain hours; creating a criminal offense. House: County Affairs Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 1417 85-0 (2017) Author: Rinaldi, Matt | et. al. Relating to the sale of fireworks during and before the Diwali holiday. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2288 85-0 (2017) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to regulation of the sale of fireworks by certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2909 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to reports on and the regulation of certain licensed activities and related organizations. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 3639 85-0 (2017) Author: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara Relating to regulation of fireworks stands in certain counties; creating criminal offenses. House: County Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3907 85-0 (2017) Author: Frullo, John
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to certain requirements of retail fireworks sites and inspections of those sites and assessment and collection of certain existing inspection fees by local fire prevention officers. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 760 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to county authority to regulate fireworks. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1896 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the requirements for and inspection of a retail fireworks site. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 152 84-0 (2015) Author: Harless, Patricia Relating to the authority of the voters of certain counties to authorize the county to regulate the sale and use of fireworks; providing penalties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 397 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al. Relating to the use of fireworks at certain Texas Department of Transportation rest areas; providing a penalty. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1150 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the sale of fireworks on and before certain holidays; affecting a provision subject to a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2113 84-0 (2015) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the taxation of fireworks. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 2529 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to regulation of the sale of fireworks by certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3029 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to regulation of the retail sale of fireworks. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 570 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Sheffield, J. D.
Relating to the use of fireworks at certain Texas Department of Transportation rest areas; creating a criminal offense. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 761 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to the taxation of fireworks. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1593 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to regulation of the sale of fireworks by certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 107 83-0 (2013) Author: Harless, Patricia Relating to the regulation by certain counties of the sale and use of fireworks; providing penalties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1813 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the authority of a municipality to confiscate packaged fireworks; providing an affirmative defense for possessing fireworks in certain circumstances. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3236 83-0 (2013) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the regulation of fireworks. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3429 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the regulation of fireworks during a drought and under a declaration of local disaster. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3557 83-0 (2013) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the authority of a county to regulate certain fireworks during a drought. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1684 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the regulation of fireworks in areas annexed by a municipality for limited purposes. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1836 82-0 (2011) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the sale of fireworks on and before Texas Independence Day. House: County Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2617 82-0 (2011) Author: Harless, Patricia Relating to the regulation of the sale and use of fireworks by certain counties; providing penalties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3349 82-0 (2011) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the extension of a declaration of a local disaster. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3388 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the transport of fireworks. House: Urban Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3500 82-0 (2011) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to rules adopted by the commissioner of insurance regulating the manufacture, transportation, storage, and retail sales of fireworks. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3618 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the regulation of restricted fireworks. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3632 82-0 (2011) Author: Hamilton, Mike Relating to the effect on local regulation of the use and sale of fireworks. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
SB 134 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the regulation of fireworks by counties; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 608 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the regulation of fireworks by counties; imposing a criminal penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1156 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the sale of fireworks on and before Memorial Day. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 599 81-0 (2009) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to the sale of fireworks on and before Texas Independence Day. House: County Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1727 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the transport of fireworks within a municipality. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1752 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al. Relating to county regulation of fireworks during severe drought conditions. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2857 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to the regulation of fireworks during a declared local state of disaster. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3052 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the regulation of fireworks by counties during drought conditions; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3092 81-0 (2009) Author: Harless, Patricia Relating to the regulation of the sale and use of fireworks by certain counties; providing penalties. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 3243 81-0 (2009) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the regulation of the sale and use of fireworks by certain counties; providing penalties. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 3817 81-0 (2009) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Relating to restrictions on the sale of fireworks in certain counties. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 4530 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the regulation of the location in which fireworks may be sold in certain counties located along the Texas-Mexico border. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 4625 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to county regulation of fireworks during drought conditions. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1390 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the regulation of fireworks during a declared local state of disaster. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 2101 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the regulation of fireworks by counties; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 539 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the regulation of fireworks and fireworks displays. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
See remarks for effective date
HB 1167 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the regulation of fireworks by counties during drought conditions; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1223 80-0 (2007) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the prohibited use of fireworks; providing penalties. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2182 80-0 (2007) Author: Crabb, Joe | et. al. Relating to the regulation of fireworks by certain populous counties; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3648 80-0 (2007) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to the regulation of fireworks by counties in densely populated unincorporated areas; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3786 80-0 (2007) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Relating to the regulation of fireworks by counties. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1489 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the regulation of fireworks by counties in densely populated unincorporated areas; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1635 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the regulation of fireworks by counties; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1408 79-0 (2005) Author: Mowery, Anna Relating to land use provisions restricting the sale, manufacture, distribution, or use of fireworks in certain counties. House: Land & Resource Management Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1454 79-0 (2005) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the enforcement of the prohibition of the sale fireworks to an intoxicated person and to the prosecution of offenses involving fireworks. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1519 79-0 (2005) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the prohibited use of fireworks; providing penalties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1543 79-0 (2005) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to including within conduct proscribed by the offense of obstructing a highway or other passageway certain conduct involving the discharge of fireworks. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1629 79-0 (2005) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to creating an offense for conduct involving the discharge of fireworks in certain locations. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1650 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to prohibiting the sale of fireworks by a person under 18 years of age and to the prosecution of offenses involving fireworks. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1651 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to prohibiting the sale of fireworks by or to a person under 18 years of age and to the prosecution of offenses involving fireworks. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1652 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to prohibiting the sale of fireworks to a person under 18 years of age and to the penalty for the unlawful sale of fireworks to certain persons. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1722 79-0 (2005) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to creating reasonable regulation of the storage, discharge, safe use, and oversight of fireworks. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1723 79-0 (2005) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to including within conduct proscribed by various offenses certain conduct involving the discharge of fireworks. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1781 79-0 (2005) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to creating an offense for the discharge of fireworks near a public highway. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3150 79-0 (2005) Author: Escobar, Juan Relating to protection of animal shelters from fireworks. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 430 79-0 (2005) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the regulation of fireworks and fireworks displays in certain populous counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Vote recorded in Journal
SB 1256 79-0 (2005) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to creating reasonable regulation of the storage, discharge, safe use, and oversight of fireworks. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1625 79-0 (2005) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to including within conduct proscribed by various offenses certain conduct involving the discharge of fireworks. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 215 78-0 (2003) Author: Hamric, Peggy | et. al.
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to the regulation of fireworks by certain counties; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
HB 1069 78-0 (2003) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the regulation of fireworks by counties in a residential subdivision; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2106 78-0 (2003) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to the regulation of fireworks by certain counties; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 3135 78-0 (2003) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to the regulation of fireworks by certain counties; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3319 78-0 (2003) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to flame effects and pyrotechnics before an assembly. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
SB 123 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the regulation of fireworks by certain counties; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 693 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario | et. al.
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to the use of flame effects and pyrotechnics before an assembly; providing a penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 695 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the authority of certain counties to prohibit the use or possession of certain fireworks on public beaches. House: County Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to County Affairs
SB 1563 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the regulation of aerial fireworks. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
HB 204 77-0 (2001) Author: Seaman, Gene Relating to the regulation of fireworks by counties; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 309 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Dan Relating to the adoption of a fire code by counties. House: County Affairs Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 339 77-0 (2001) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to the regulation of fireworks by certain counties; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1303 77-0 (2001) Author: Gray, Patricia | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain counties to prohibit the use or possession of certain fireworks on public beaches. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1350 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the regulation of fireworks by certain counties; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3046 77-0 (2001) Author: Glaze, Bob Related to the standardization of retail sales seasons for fireworks. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3667 77-0 (2001) Author: Cook, Robert
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to insurance for, and a fireworks sales tax for the support of, certain volunteer fire departments. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Finance
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 153 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the regulation of fireworks by certain counties; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 162 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the regulation of aerial fireworks by certain counties; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 271 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to prohibiting the use of fireworks within the vicinity of certain establishments. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 631 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to the authority of certain counties to prohibit the use or possession of certain fireworks on public beaches. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1346 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to assistance to certain volunteer fire departments and to the imposition of a tax to finance that assistance. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 890 76-0 (1999) Author: Hamric, Peggy | et. al. Relating to the regulation of fireworks by certain counties; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 947 76-0 (1999) Author: Palmer, Sue
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the criminal penalty for a violation of law relating to the regulation of fireworks. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 948 76-0 (1999) Author: Palmer, Sue Relating to the disposition and use of a fine for the violation of a county fireworks ordinance. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1008 76-0 (1999) Author: Palmer, Sue Relating to the seizure of illegal fireworks. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1647 76-0 (1999) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to prohibiting discharging fireworks in certain residential areas. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1728 76-0 (1999) Author: Bosse, Fred Relating to the authority of the commissioners court of a county to regulate the use of fireworks in a residential subdivision; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2107 76-0 (1999) Author: Cook, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to assistance to certain volunteer fire departments and to the imposition of a tax to finance that assistance. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Finance
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2279 76-0 (1999) Author: Swinford, David Relating to county regulation of fireworks. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2292 76-0 (1999) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to county restriction on the use of aerial fireworks during drought conditions. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2403 76-0 (1999) Author: Salinas Jr., Ignacio | et. al. Relating to assistance to certain volunteer fire departments and to the imposition of a fee to finance that assistance. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2677 76-0 (1999) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the safe use and regulation of fireworks. House: State Affairs Companion considered in lieu of in committee
SB 605 76-0 (1999) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the regulation of fireworks by certain counties; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 825 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to county restriction on the use of aerial fireworks during drought conditions. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
SB 939 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
Relating to the safe use and regulation of fireworks. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 843 75-0 (1997) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the regulation by a county of fireworks during a drought period. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1019 75-0 (1997) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to the authority of a county commissioner to regulate the use of fireworks; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1261 75-0 (1997) Author: Moffat, Nancy Relating to illegal fireworks and certain offenses relating to fireworks. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1600 75-0 (1997) Author: Bosse, Fred Relating to the authority of the commissioners court of a county to regulate the use of fireworks in a residential subdivision; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2049 75-0 (1997) Author: Hightower, Allen
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the authority of a county to regulate certain fireworks during a drought. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 3210 75-0 (1997) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Relating to assistance to certain volunteer fire departments and to the imposition of a tax to finance that assistance. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
SB 306 75-0 (1997) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to the regulation by a county of fireworks during a drought period. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 408 75-0 (1997) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to illegal fireworks and certain offenses relating to fireworks. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1126 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the authority of a county to regulate certain fireworks during a drought. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 237 74-0 (1995) Author: Driver, Joe Relating to restricting the possession, use, and sale of Class C fireworks. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 590 74-0 (1995) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to restricting the possession, use, and sale of Class C fireworks. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 828 74-0 (1995) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the authority of a county to regulate certain fireworks. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 829 74-0 (1995) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to the authority of the voters of a county to authorize the county to regulate the sale, possession, or use of fireworks; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 837 74-0 (1995) Author: Yarbrough, Ken | et. al. Relating to the authority of the commissioners court of a county with a population of 2.8 million or more to regulate the sale, possession, or use of fireworks; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1078 74-0 (1995) Author: West, George | et. al. Relating to the authority of a county to regulate the use or sale of fireworks. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1099 74-0 (1995) Author: Bosse, Fred Relating to the authority of the commissioners court of a county to regulate the use of fireworks in a residential subdivision; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1834 74-0 (1995) Author: Gray, Patricia Relating to the power of counties to prohibit or restrict the use, possession, or sale of fireworks; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1908 74-0 (1995) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the power of a county to prohibit, restrict, or otherwise regulate the use, possession, or sale of fireworks; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2023 74-0 (1995) Author: Moffat, Nancy
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to illegal fireworks and certain offenses relating to fireworks. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2403 74-0 (1995) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the authority of the voters of a county with a population of 2.8 million or more to authorize the county to prohibit the sale, possession, or use of fireworks; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 245 74-0 (1995) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the power of counties to prohibit or restrict the use, possession, or sale of fireworks; providing a penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1684 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to illegal fireworks and certain offenses relating to fireworks. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 141 73-0 (1993) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the minimum age of a person to whom fireworks may be sold. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 214 73-0 (1993) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the authority of a county to regulate the use of fireworks. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to special subcommittee
SB 397 73-0 (1993) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the power of counties to prohibit or restrict the use, possession, or sale of fireworks; providing a penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to special subcommittee
HB 369 72-0 (1991) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the sale and use of certain fireworks in certain counties as a criminal offense. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 977 72-0 (1991) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the minimum age of a person to whom fireworks may be sold. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1065 72-0 (1991) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the authority of a county to regulate the use of fireworks in certain climatic conditions; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 1099 72-0 (1991) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the authority of a county to regulate the use of fireworks; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 23 72-0 (1991) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the ignition of fireworks on or across public roads as conduct constituting a criminal offense. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 65 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Laney, James
Relating to the sale and use of certain fireworks in certain counties as a criminal offense. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 251 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the authority of a county to regulate the use of fireworks; providing a penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 896 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the sale and use of certain fireworks in certain counties as a criminal offense. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1148 72-0 (1991) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to the sale and use of certain fireworks in certain counties as a criminal offense. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1394 72-0 (1991) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to the regulation of the sale of Class C fireworks in certain counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1126 70-0 (1987) Author: Hilbert, Paul Relating to the offering for sale, sale, possession, and use of certain fireworks in certain counties; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 65 70-0 (1987) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the sale and use of certain fireworks in certain counties; adding Subsection (h) to Section 17, Article 5.43 - 4, Insurance Code. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 66 70-0 (1987) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the sale and use of certain fireworks: providing a penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 709 70-0 (1987) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the offering for sale, sale, possession, and use of certain fireworks in certain counties; providing penalties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 137 69-0 (1985) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the sale and use of certain fireworks in counties having a population of 1,700,000 or more according to the last preceding federal census; providing a penalty; and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 138 69-0 (1985) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the sale and use of certain fireworks; providing a penalty; repealing Article 9205, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, as amended; and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 663 69-0 (1985) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the taxation by counties of the retail sale and use of certain fireworks, to the enforcement and collection of the tax, and to the use of the tax revenue. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 736 69-0 (1985) Author: Connelly, Barry Relating to the offering for sale or selling fireworks to a child under the age of 16. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 737 69-0 (1985) Author: Connelly, Barry Relating to the offering for sale, sale, possession, and use of certain fireworks in certain counties; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1519 69-0 (1985) Author: Emmett, Ed Relating to the regulation of fireworks. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1955 69-0 (1985) Author: Laney, James
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to the regulation of certain fireworks; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 107 69-0 (1985) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the authority of certain counties to regulate fireworks; providing a penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 161 69-0 (1985) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the sale and use of certain fireworks; providing a penalty; repealing Article 9205, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, as amended; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 322 68-0 (1983) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the sale and use of certain fireworks in counties having a population of 1,700,000 or more according to the last preceding federal census. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 323 68-0 (1983) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the sale and use of certain fireworks. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 503 68-0 (1983) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to the sale or use of aerial fireworks in certain counties. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 515 68-0 (1983) Author: Whaley, Foster Relating to the authority of counties to regulate fireworks and the duty of the state fire marshal to make certain rules concerning fireworks. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 927 68-0 (1983) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the taxation of the retail sale and use of certain fireworks by counties, to the enforcement and collection of the tax, and to the use of the tax revenue. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1083 68-0 (1983) Author: Connelly, Barry Relating to the offering for sale, sale, possession, and use of certain fireworks in certain counties; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1382 68-0 (1983) Author: Connelly, Barry Relating to offering for sale or selling fireworks to a child under the age of 16; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1525 68-0 (1983) Author: Connelly, Barry Relating to offering for sale or selling fireworks to a child under the age of 16 in certain counties; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1972 68-0 (1983) Author: Hilbert, Paul Relating to offering for sale or selling fireworks to a child under the age of 16; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 443 68-0 (1983) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the authority of certain counties to regulate fireworks; providing penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
SB 545 68-0 (1983) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to offering for sale or selling fireworks to a child under the age of 16. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
HB 55 67-0 (1981) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to sale or use of aerial fireworks in certain counties. House: Business & Industry No action taken
HB 114 67-0 (1981) Author: Elizondo, Paul Relating to the sale or use of skyrockets or bottle rockets. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 150 67-0 (1981) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the sale and use of certain fireworks. House: Business & Industry No action taken
HB 151 67-0 (1981) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the sale and use of certain fireworks in large counties. House: Business & Industry No action taken
HB 452 67-0 (1981) Author: Whaley, Foster Relating to the authority of counties to regulate fireworks. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
HB 528 67-0 (1981) Author: Laney, James Relating to the sale and use of fireworks. House: Business & Industry Coauthor authorized
HB 800 67-0 (1981) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the authority of certain counties to regulate fireworks. House: Business & Industry Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 849 67-0 (1981) Author: Whaley, Foster Relating to the regulation of aerial fireworks. House: Business & Industry Referred to Committee on Business and Industry
HB 1161 67-0 (1981) Author: Geistweidt, Gerald
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to the regulation of fireworks displays. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 88 67-0 (1981) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Laney, James
Relating to the sale and use of fireworks. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 935 67-0 (1981) Author: Sarpalius, Bill Relating to the authority of counties to regulate fireworks; providing penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken
HB 104 67-1 (1981) Author: Riley, Ken Relating to the authority of counties to ban the possession and sale of fireworks. House: Business & Industry Referred to Committee on Business and Industry
HB 124 66-0 (1979) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the sale and use of certain fireworks in counties having a population of 1,700,000 or more according to the last preceding federal census; providing a penalty; and declaring an emergency. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 1107 66-0 (1979) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the authority of certain counties to regulate fireworks. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 35 65-0 (1977) Author: Green, Gene Relating to sale and use of certain fireworks in counties having a population of 1,700,000 or more according to the last preceding federal census; providing a penalty, and declaring an emergency. House: Business & Industry Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
HB 949 65-0 (1977) Author: Polumbo, Anthony
Sponsor: Williams, Lindon
Relating to sale of certain fireworks in certain counties; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1669 65-0 (1977) Author: Cates, Phil Relating to the prohibition of the sale and use of fireworks; providing a penalty. House: Business & Industry Referred to Committee on Business and Industry
HB 1820 65-0 (1977) Author: Cartwright, Donald Relating to the annual license fee and public display fee for retailers who posess and sell fireworks. House: Business & Industry Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 542 65-0 (1977) Author: Williams, Lindon Relating to prohibition of the sale and use of fireworks in certain counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to subcommittee
SB 952 65-0 (1977) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Cartwright, Donald
Relating to the annual license fee for retailers who possess and sell fireworks and fee for public display. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 414 64-0 (1975) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the sale and use of certain fireworks. House: Business & Industry Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 416 64-0 (1975) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the sale and use of certain fireworks; providing a penalty. House: Business & Industry Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 417 64-0 (1975) Author: Fox, Milton E. Relating to the sale and use of certain fireworks in counties having a population of 1,700,000 or more; providing a penalty. House: Business & Industry Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 474 64-0 (1975) Author: Brown, Albert "Al" Relating to the sale and use of certain fireworks in counties having a population of 750,000 or more; providing a penalty. House: Business & Industry Reported from committee favorably with amendments
HB 704 64-0 (1975) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the sale and use of certain fireworks; providing a penalty. House: Business & Industry Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
SB 139 64-0 (1975) Author: Williams, Lindon Relating to the sale and use of fireworks. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
HB 422 63-0 (1973) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the sale and use of certain fireworks; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee hearing date
HB 423 63-0 (1973) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the sale and use of certain fireworks in counties having a population of 1,700,000 or more; providing a penalty; and declaring an emergency. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee hearing date
HB 443 63-0 (1973) Author: Hawn, Joe Prohibiting the selling, offering or exposing for sale, keeping with intent to sell at retail, or using or exploding of certain fireworks; providing penalties; regulating supervised displays of fireworks. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee hearing date
HB 515 63-0 (1973) Author: Rodriguez, Lindsey Relating to the sale and use of certain fireworks. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee hearing date
HB 1613 63-0 (1973) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the manufacture, sale, and use of certain fireworks; providing a penalty; and declaring an emergency. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 107 63-0 (1973) Author: Wolff, Nelson Relating to the sale and use of fireworks. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported favorably
SB 137 63-0 (1973) Author: Wolff, Nelson Authorizing commissioners courts of any county to prohibit the sale and use of fireworks in the unincorporated areas of the county. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported favorably
HB 27 62-0 (1971) Author: Hawn, Joe Relating to prohibiting the selling, offering or exposing for sale, keeping with intent to sell at retail, or using or exploding of certain fireworks.
SB 44 62-0 (1971) Author: McKool, Mike Relating to prohibiting the selling, offering or exposing for sale, keeping with intent to sell at retail, or using or exploding of certain fireworks; regulating supervised displays of fireworks.
SB 610 61-0 (1969) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to relocating certain distributors and jobbers of fireworks from certain city ordinances.
SB 543 60-0 (1967) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to exempting certain manufacturers, distributors, and jobbers of fireworks from certain city ordinances.
HB 332 58-0 (1963) Author: Hendryx, Gene R. Relating to providing that the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars and other like patriotic organizations may make public display of fireworks on all patriotic days, such as the 4th of July, without having to comply with certain provisions relative to carrying compensation insurance, the filing of a bond or a certificate evidencing the carrying of public liability insurance.
SB 105 58-0 (1963) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to fireworks; increasing annual license fee for retailers; providing an effective date.
HB 844 57-0 (1961) Author: Yezak, Herman Relating to amending a certain Act providing that certain designated classes of fireworks may be sold from the 19th day of June through July 4th of each year and from the 10th day of December until midnight of the 1st day of January of the following year.
SB 298 57-0 (1961) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to amending the Penal Code pertaining to fireworks so as to further define "Public Display"; provide certain labeling of shipping containers of certain fireworks; fixing the date for payment of annual license fee; describing certain places where it shall be unlawful to sell or store fireworks.
HB 30 55-0 (1957) Author: Forsyth, B. Gordon | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the sale, offering or exposing for sale of fireworks; providing exceptions; regulating the manner of using fireworks under certain conditions; providing penalties.
HB 365 55-0 (1957) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to prohibiting the manufacture, sale and use of certain fireworks and to regulate the manufacture, sale and use of certain other fireworks.
SB 63 55-0 (1957) Author: Reagan, Bruce A. Relating to prohibiting the sale, offering or exposing for sale of fireworks; providing penalties.
SB 143 55-0 (1957) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to prohibiting the manufacture, sale and use of certain other fireworks; defining what fireworks may be manufactured, sold and used in the State of Texas; fixing penalties.
HB 323 54-0 (1955) Author: Lieck, Jr., Charles J. | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the sale and offering for sale of fireworks; providing a penalty.
HB 759 54-0 (1955) Author: Banks, Jr., Clinton Stanley Relating to prohibiting the sale, offering or exposing for sale of fireworks; providing exceptions; defining fireworks, regulating the manner of using fireworks under certain conditions, providing penalties for the violation of the provisions of this Act.
SB 92 54-0 (1955) Author: Latimer, Oswald E. "Ozzie" Relating to prohibiting the sale, offering or exposing for sale of fireworks; providing exceptions; defining fireworks, regulating the manner of using fireworks under certain conditions, providing penalties for the violation of the provisions of this Act.
HB 28 53-0 (1953) Author: Kugle, Jr., William Herrell "Bill" | et. al. Relating to permitting County Commissioners Courts to prohibit the Sale, Offering or Exposing for Sale of Fireworks; providing Penalties for the Violation of the Provisions of this Act.
HB 788 53-0 (1953) Author: Maverick, Jr., Fontaine Maury Relating to prohibiting the sale or use of fireworks in counties of this state having populations of more than four hundred and fifty thousand and less than five hundred and fifty thousand persons according to the last preceding federal census, except for certain public displays.
HB 55 53-1 (1954) Author: Allison, Mack Relating to levying an occupation tax on dealers in fireworks.
HB 69 52-0 (1951) Author: Wilson, Paul S. Relating to making it unlawful to sell or have in possession for the purpose of sale in this State any firecrackers, Roman candles, skyrockets, or any other explosive or inflammable devices or things commonly known as fireworks; prescribing a penalty.
HB 129 52-0 (1951) Author: Maverick, Jr., Fontaine Maury | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the sale, offering or exposing for sale of fireworks; providing exceptions; defining fireworks, and to regulate the manner of using fireworks under certain conditions; providing penalties for the violation of the provisions of this Act.
HB 28 51-0 (1949) Author: Thomas, M. K. Relating to make it unlawful to sell or have in possession for the purpose of ale in this State any firecrackers, Roman candles, skyrockets, or any other explosive or inflammable devices or things commonly known as fireworks; prescribing a penalty.
HB 161 50-0 (1947) Author: Timmons, Jerome Blake | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the sale, offering or exposing for sale of fireworks; defining fireworks and to regulate the manner of using fireworks; to provide penalties for the violation of the provisions of the Act.
HB 489 50-0 (1947) Author: Henderson, Aaron Robin Relating to and regulating fireworks; providing penalties.
HB 145 49-0 (1945) Author: Floyd, Charles Richard Relating to and regulating fireworks; defining fireworks; prohibiting the sale, offering or exposing for sale and use of fireworks, except in certain cases; providing penalties.

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