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HB 267 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al. Relating to the compensation and per diem compensation of emergency services commissioners in certain counties. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
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 967 85-0 (2017) Author: VanDeaver, Gary
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the powers of the TexAmericas Center. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1064 85-0 (2017) Author: Paul, Dennis | et. al. Relating to the governance and operation of municipal management districts. House: Special Purpose Districts Referred to Special Purpose Districts
HB 1316 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to expenditures for lobbying activities made by a recipient of state money. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 1343 85-0 (2017) Author: Stephenson, Phil | et. al. Relating to public access to financial and tax rate information of certain special purpose districts. House: Special Purpose Districts Referred to Special Purpose Districts
HB 1509 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the election of board members of certain emergency services districts. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1510 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the transfer of certain functions related to emergency services districts from the Department of Agriculture to the Texas Division of Emergency Management. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1716 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Miles, Borris
Relating to territory of county assistance districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1728 85-0 (2017) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to the procedure for the adoption of an ad valorem tax rate by certain special districts. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1764 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the operation of metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1798 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom Relating to the powers of the Harris County Improvement District No. 17. House: Special Purpose Districts Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 1800 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the powers of the Harris County Improvement District No. 17. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
No action taken in committee
HB 1986 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the creation of regional transit authorities; granting the power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds and charge fees; creating a criminal offense. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2110 85-0 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark Relating to procedures for incorporation or establishment of another form of local government for certain areas subject to a regional participation agreement. House: Urban Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2182 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Miles, Borris
Relating to the authority of a county assistance district to impose a sales and use tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2183 85-0 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark Relating to The Woodlands Township. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2211 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the qualifications to serve as an emergency services commissioner in certain counties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2332 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 2435 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John Relating to public improvement projects financed by or through assessments levied on property by municipalities and counties. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2504 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al.
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to the compensation provided to the governing body of certain special districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2627 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the withdrawal of a unit of election from certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2725 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the composition of the board of directors of a stormwater control and recapture planning authority in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2744 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the creation of the Channelview Improvement District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
HB 2748 85-0 (2017) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to the Chambers County Improvement District No. 2. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2761 85-0 (2017) Author: Cortez, Philip
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the authority of a defense base development authority to participate in a company or partnership organized to finance redevelopment projects. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective immediately
HB 2788 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the appointment of emergency services commissioners in certain districts located in more than one county. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2803 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning water and wastewater special districts, including conforming amendments. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2861 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al. Relating to Texas Department of Transportation and regional mobility authority comprehensive development agreements. House: Transportation Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 2881 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the board of directors of the Old Celina Municipal Management District No. 1. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3074 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to compensation to be paid to an emergency services district for a municipality's annexation of the district's territory. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3136 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the creation of the Windsor Hills Municipal Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3173 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the powers of the Harris County Improvement District No. 17 and to the creation of the East Lake Houston Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3214 85-0 (2017) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the service plan for the annexation by certain municipalities of territory included in an emergency services district. House: Land & Resource Management Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3252 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Relating to certain contracting requirements for certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 3271 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the right of certain public officers to access public information, documents, records, and property. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 3504 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the authority of certain county assistance districts to annex public rights-of-way and county-owned property. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3691 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to the eligibility of certain municipalities to establish homestead preservation districts and reinvestment zones. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3789 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the appointment and election of levee improvement district directors. House: Natural Resources Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3821 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to voting by the qualified voters of a water or sewer district wholly or partly annexed by a municipality. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3895 85-0 (2017) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to the application for and loans from the Texas military value revolving loan account. House: Economic & Small Business Development Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3915 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to administration and authority of the Automobile Burglary and Theft Prevention Authority. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 4051 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the notice requirements for bills proposing the creation of or annexation of land to certain special purpose districts. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 4180 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation, operations, functions, and regulatory authority of certain governmental entities and officials; changes in certain judicial procedures; imposing civil penalties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Senate Amendments Analysis distributed
HB 4268 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the creation of the Celina Municipal Management District No. 2; providing authority to issue bonds and impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 4271 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the creation of the East Houston Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
No action taken in committee
HB 4275 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the creation of the Ingleside Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; granting limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4282 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the powers, duties, and governance of the Westwood Magnolia Parkway Improvement District; authorizing assessments. House: Special Purpose Districts Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4283 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the conversion of the Grand Northwest Municipal Utility District to the Grand Northwest Municipal Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4286 85-0 (2017) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to creation of the Bolivar Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4289 85-0 (2017) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the compensation of and reimbursement of expenses of the directors of the Aliana Management District. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 4290 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn
Sponsor: Miles, Borris
Relating to the creation of the Stadium Park Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4292 85-0 (2017) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Management District No. 1; authorizing the imposition of a tax. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 4294 85-0 (2017) Author: Holland, Justin
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the creation of the North Celina Municipal Management District No. 3; providing authority to impose taxes, levy assessments, and issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 4297 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of Telfair Tract 5 Commercial Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4299 85-0 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade Relating to the creation of Port Neches Improvement District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4303 85-0 (2017) Author: Burns, DeWayne
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the creation of the Prairie Ridge Municipal Management District No. 1 and to the correction of defined terms in the law governing the Joshua Farms Municipal Management District No. 1 and the law governing the Joshua Farms Municipal Management District No. 2; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 4308 85-0 (2017) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to the Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority and expanding the territory and powers of the authority; authorizing fees and the issuance of bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4315 85-0 (2017) Author: Deshotel, Joe
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the creation of the Beaumont Municipal Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds and impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4317 85-0 (2017) Author: Bailes, Ernest Relating to the creation of River Ranch Improvement District of Liberty County; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4320 85-0 (2017) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Management District No. 2; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4321 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the creation of Harris County Improvement District No. 25; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4333 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Improvement District No. 24; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4341 85-0 (2017) Author: Bailes, Ernest
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the creation of the Liberty County Municipal Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4342 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to authorizing the East Downtown Management District to impose a tax, fee, or assessment on certain property. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 4343 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom Relating to the creation of Harris County Improvement District No. 26; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4344 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to the creation of Harris County Improvement District No. 27; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4347 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the creation of the Midlothian Municipal Management District No. 3; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4349 85-0 (2017) Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to the creation of the Alamo Management District; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Placed on intent calendar
HR 2606 85-0 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 2244. Reported enrolled
SB 320 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Bailes, Ernest
Relating to the creation of River Ranch Improvement District of Liberty County; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 386 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the use of federal funds by political subdivisions for payment of the political subdivision's debt obligations. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 515 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the right of certain public officers to access public information, documents, records, and property; creating criminal offenses. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
SB 517 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the compensation provided to the governing body of certain special districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 625 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Stephenson, Phil | et. al.
Relating to public access to financial and tax rate information of certain special purpose districts; imposing a civil penalty. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 965 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Cyrier, John
Relating to the authority of certain counties to designate a county water recreation safety zone along certain rivers; authorizing a fee. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1014 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Keough, Mark
Relating to The Woodlands Township. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1015 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Keough, Mark
Relating to procedures for incorporation or establishment of another form of local government for certain areas subject to a regional participation agreement. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1100 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1179 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Simmons, Ron
Relating to purchasing and contracting practices of coordinated county transportation authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 1260 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Faircloth, Wayne
Relating to the Chambers County Improvement District No. 2. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1331 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the powers of the TexAmericas Center. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1489 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Faircloth, Wayne
Relating to the Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1563 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to audits of the fiscal accounts and records of emergency services districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1586 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to the minimum wage, including authorizing certain counties and municipalities to establish a minimum wage. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1644 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the operations of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Left pending in committee
SB 1656 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Relating to the eligibility of certain municipalities to establish homestead preservation districts and reinvestment zones. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
House passage as amended reported
SB 1662 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to limited-purpose annexation under strategic partnership agreements for certain districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1716 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to expenditures for lobbying activities made by a recipient of state money. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1727 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian
Sponsor: Cook, Byron
Relating to the procedure for an election to adopt a sales and use tax or to change the tax rate in an emergency services district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1855 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the authority of a defense base development authority to participate in a company or partnership organized to finance redevelopment projects. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 1863 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the governance and operation of municipal management districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1878 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José
Sponsor: Gutierrez, Roland
Relating to the service plan for the annexation by certain municipalities of territory included in an emergency services district. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1987 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to the notice and procedural requirements for bills proposing the creation of or annexation of land to certain special purpose districts. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1988 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning water and wastewater special districts, including conforming amendments. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2046 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to voting by the qualified voters of a water or sewer district wholly or partly annexed by a municipality. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2047 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the creation, territory, and operation of municipal management districts and public improvement districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2139 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the creation of regional transit authorities; granting the power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds and charge fees; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Transportation Left pending in committee
SB 2244 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Giddings, Helen
Relating to the creation of the University Hills Municipal Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments or fees. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2248 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the powers of the Harris County Improvement District No. 17. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2249 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the creation of the East Lake Houston Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 2256 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the compensation of and reimbursement of expenses of the directors of the Aliana Management District. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2258 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the conversion of the Grand Northwest Municipal Utility District to the Grand Northwest Municipal Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2259 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Municipal Management District No. 2; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2264 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Municipal Management District No. 1; authorizing the imposition of a tax. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2265 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to the Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority and expanding the territory and powers of the authority; authorizing fees and the issuance of bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Special Purpose Districts
SB 2266 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the creation of the Stadium Park Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2269 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to creation of the Bolivar Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2271 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Phelan, Dade
Relating to the creation of Port Neches Improvement District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2272 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the creation of the Beaumont Municipal Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds and impose assessments, fees, or taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 2276 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Perez, Mary Ann
Relating to the creation of Lakewood Improvement District of Harris County; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2286 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Bell, Cecil
Relating to the powers, duties, and governance of the Westwood Magnolia Parkway Improvement District; authorizing assessments. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 2293 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Bell, Cecil
Relating to the creation of Montgomery County Improvement District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Recommendations filed with the Senate
SR 910 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on SB 2244. Reported enrolled
HB 93 85-1 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to compensation to be paid to an emergency services district for a municipality's annexation of the district's territory. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 141 85-1 (2017) Author: Paul, Dennis Relating to the governance and operation of municipal management districts. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 207 85-1 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to voting by the qualified voters of a water or sewer district wholly or partly annexed by a municipality. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 361 85-1 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony Relating to the construction of transportation projects by certain regional mobility authorities. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HJR 39 85-1 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the Legislature to establish limitations on the rate of taxation and amount of debt for special purpose districts created by general law or special local law. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 139 84-0 (2015) Author: Stickland, Jonathan Relating to the posting of certain notices for political subdivisions on the comptroller's Internet website. House: Government Transparency & Operation Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 501 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the exemption of rural transit districts from motor fuel taxes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 527 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to requiring certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities to hold a referendum before spending any money for a fixed rail transit system. House: Transportation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 613 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to sunset review of certain municipal management districts. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 648 84-0 (2015) Author: Krause, Matt
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the selection of directors to the board of directors for the Viridian Municipal Management District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 654 84-0 (2015) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don Relating to public school finance and the formation of school finance districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 737 84-0 (2015) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the creation of regional emergency communications districts; authorizing the issuance of bonds; authorizing a fee. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on intent calendar
HB 878 84-0 (2015) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to competitive bidding procedures and election requirements for the Westchase District. House: Urban Affairs Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 973 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al.
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to the compensation and per diem compensation of emergency services commissioners in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 995 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the establishment of stormwater control and recapture planning authorities in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1112 84-0 (2015) Author: Gutierrez, Roland
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to projects that a defense adjustment management authority may conduct. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
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 1221 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to seller's disclosures in connection with residential real property subject to groundwater regulation. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 1394 84-0 (2015) Author: Burns, DeWayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the composition, governance, and authority of a regional tollway authority that has or proposes to have projects located in counties that are not part of the authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1422 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the restoration of expired eminent domain authority of certain rural rail transportation districts. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1432 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to optional fees on registration of vehicles in certain counties to fund transportation projects; authorizing a fee. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1548 84-0 (2015) Author: Harless, Patricia | et. al. Relating to comprehensive reviews of certain special districts. House: Special Purpose Districts Referred to Special Purpose Districts
HB 1553 84-0 (2015) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to requiring political subdivisions to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program or E-verify. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1723 84-0 (2015) Author: Miles, Borris
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the territory included in, the composition of the board of directors of, and the method of assessment of the Harris County Improvement District No. 10 and to clarifying the law to reflect the prior division of the district. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
House appoints conferees-reported
HB 2038 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to legal representation for certain emergency services districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2100 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to the creation of the East Houston Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2200 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to the powers of the Greater Greenspoint Management District of Harris County. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2229 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the creation of regional transit authorities; granting the power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds and charge fees. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2249 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to the creation, powers and duties, and administration of emergency response districts; providing authority to impose taxes and issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts No action taken in committee
HB 2257 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to certain emergency services districts that are exempted from filing an audit report. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2259 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the Driftwood Economic Development Municipal Management District; removing conditions to imposing a tax on residential property; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
See remarks for effective date
HB 2343 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the Generation Park Management District. House: Special Purpose Districts Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2345 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the boundaries and territory of the Near Northside Management District. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 2353 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the creation of Saint George Place Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 2432 84-0 (2015) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to the procedure for the adoption of an ad valorem tax rate by certain special districts. House: Ways & Means Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2454 84-0 (2015) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to flood control storage requirements established by the Fort Bend County Drainage District. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 2476 84-0 (2015) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby"
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Relating to the operations of health care funding districts in certain counties located on the Texas-Mexico border. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2519 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to expenditures made by emergency services districts and the sale of district property. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2526 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to authorizing the East Downtown Management District to impose a tax, fee, or assessment on a residential property. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2567 84-0 (2015) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to authority of the county auditor to examine the records of certain special districts. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2599 84-0 (2015) Author: Reynolds, Ron
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the ability of certain county assistance districts to annex roads. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2635 84-0 (2015) Author: Kuempel, John | et. al. Relating to the creation and operation of a park and recreation district in counties that share a border on the San Marcos River and to the authority of the district to collect fees and issue bonds; creating a criminal offense and providing penalties. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 2688 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to a common characteristic or use project in a public improvement district in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2702 84-0 (2015) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Relating to an alternative composition of a board of directors of a regional mobility authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
HB 2883 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the addition of territory to a crime control and prevention district and to a fire control, prevention, and emergency medical services district. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2911 84-0 (2015) Author: Stephenson, Phil | et. al. Relating to establishment of statewide and local emergency communications grant programs and financing of state emergency communications. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3087 84-0 (2015) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the availability of certain special purpose district financial information on a district's Internet website. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
HB 3097 84-0 (2015) Author: Paul, Dennis | et. al. Relating to the governance and operation of municipal management districts. House: Special Purpose Districts Returned to committee
HB 3114 84-0 (2015) Author: Dale, Tony Relating to the audit and review of regional mobility authorities. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3123 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to governmental entities subject to the sunset review process. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3186 84-0 (2015) Author: Farney, Marsha
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the qualifications of directors and the use of project funds of certain municipal development districts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3233 84-0 (2015) Author: Galindo, Rick Relating to the right of directors of special districts to obtain district information, documents, and records. House: Special Purpose Districts Referred to Special Purpose Districts
HB 3402 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the authority of a venue district to act as an endorsing municipality or endorsing county for purposes of games or event trust funds; authorizing a fee. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 3418 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to intermunicipal commuter rail districts. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3462 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the creation of regional emergency communication districts; authorizing a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3485 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the addition of certain municipalities to the territory of a regional transportation authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
HB 3548 84-0 (2015) Author: VanDeaver, Gary Relating to the authority of the TexAmericas Center to incorporate a nonprofit corporation for certain purposes and to the tax treatment of such a nonprofit corporation. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3603 84-0 (2015) Author: Burns, DeWayne
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the creation of the Joshua Farms Municipal Management District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments or fees. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3605 84-0 (2015) Author: Burns, DeWayne
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the creation of the Joshua Farms Municipal Management District No. 2; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments or fees. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3607 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to notifying a state senator and state representative about the creation of a district and acquiring road powers for a district. House: Special Purpose Districts Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3654 84-0 (2015) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the fiscal transparency of political subdivisions. House: Investments & Financial Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3666 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the withdrawal of the territory of certain emergency services districts from the territory of a metropolitan rapid transit authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3777 84-0 (2015) Author: Collier, Nicole | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the establishment and governance of certain regional transportation authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3888 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the creation of the Barrett Management District. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 3891 84-0 (2015) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to public access to boundary, financial, and tax rate information of certain special purpose districts. House: Special Purpose Districts Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4026 84-0 (2015) Author: Simpson, David Relating to the division of certain emergency services districts. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 4117 84-0 (2015) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4131 84-0 (2015) Author: Wu, Gene
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to competitive bidding procedures and election requirements for the Westchase District. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4136 84-0 (2015) Author: Vo, Hubert
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the board of directors, authority to impose assessments, and territory of the International Management District. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
HB 4137 84-0 (2015) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the qualifications of directors of the Spectrum Management District. House: Special Purpose Districts Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4138 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the territory included in, the composition of the board of directors of, and the powers of the Harris County Improvement District No. 17. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 4147 84-0 (2015) Author: Reynolds, Ron
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the creation of Missouri City Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4149 84-0 (2015) Author: Keough, Mark
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the powers, operations, and boundaries of The Woodlands Township; authorizing a fee. House: County Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4150 84-0 (2015) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the powers and the board of the Harris County Improvement District No. 12. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 4152 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the board of directors of the Fulshear Town Center Management District. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4154 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the creation of the Grand Lake Estates Management District and the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 152, and to the boundaries of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 465; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4155 84-0 (2015) Author: Farney, Marsha
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the creation of the Vineyard Municipal Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 4156 84-0 (2015) Author: Reynolds, Ron
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the creation of Missouri City Management District No. 2; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4157 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the creation of Valley Ranch Medical Center Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: County Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4158 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the East Waller County Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4166 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the powers and duties and composition of the board of directors of the Bridgeland Management District. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4170 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the creation of Valley Ranch Town Center Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4172 84-0 (2015) Author: Farney, Marsha Relating to the dissolution of the Chisholm Trail Special Utility District. House: Special Purpose Districts Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4175 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to eminent domain powers of certain conservation and reclamation districts. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 4180 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the conversion of the Harris-Fort Bend Counties Municipal Utility District No. 4 to the Katy Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4184 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the Hays County Development District No. 1. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4186 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the creation of the East Lake Houston Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on intent calendar
HB 4192 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of Simonton Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4210 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to authorizing the East Downtown Management District to impose a tax, fee, or assessment on a residential property. House: County Affairs Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HJR 104 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Doug Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the creation of emergency response districts; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HR 3425 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3123. Reason for vote recorded in Journal
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 234 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to the creation and operation of a park and recreation district in counties that share a border on the San Marcos River and to the authority of the district to collect fees and issue bonds; creating a criminal offense and providing penalties. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 337 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to the right of directors of special districts to obtain district information, documents, and records. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Special Purpose Districts
SB 532 84-0 (2015) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the creation of regional emergency communications districts; authorizing the issuance of bonds; authorizing a fee. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 557 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the composition, governance, and authority of a regional tollway authority that has or proposes to have projects located in counties that are not part of the authority. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 579 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to optional fees on registration of vehicles in certain counties to fund transportation projects; authorizing a fee. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 772 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to legal representation for certain emergency services districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 837 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Workman, Paul
Relating to a common characteristic or use project in a public improvement district in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 839 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Relating to the Generation Park Management District. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 887 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the powers of the Greater Greenspoint Management District of Harris County. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 896 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the creation of the East Houston Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1042 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to fiscal transparency and accountability of certain political subdivisions. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1108 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe
Relating to the creation of regional emergency communication districts; authorizing a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1109 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to emergency response districts; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1144 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to intermunicipal commuter rail districts. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1150 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the repeal of the enabling legislation for regional mobility authorities. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1162 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning water and wastewater special districts, including conforming amendments. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1331 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the composition of the governing body of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1345 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don
Sponsor: Rinaldi, Matt
Relating to quorum and voting requirements for the transaction of business by the board of the Irving Flood Control District Section III of Dallas County. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1348 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the operations of health care funding districts in certain counties located on the Texas-Mexico border. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1362 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Schofield, Mike
Relating to the powers and duties and composition of the board of directors of the Bridgeland Management District. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1363 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the creation of Simonton Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1377 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to competitive bidding requirements for emergency services districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1380 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the exemption of municipalities, certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities, and regional transit authorities from certain motor fuel taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1412 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to seller's disclosures in connection with residential real property subject to groundwater regulation. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1453 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: King, Tracy
Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to propose a fire control, prevention, and emergency medical services district. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1510 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Zedler, Bill
Relating to authority of the county auditor to examine and audit the records of certain special districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1511 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Collier, Nicole
Relating to the establishment and governance of certain regional transportation authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Postponed
SB 1563 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: VanDeaver, Gary
Relating to the authority of the TexAmericas Center to incorporate a nonprofit corporation for certain purposes and to the tax treatment of such a nonprofit corporation. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1673 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the preemption of a local law by state law. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1691 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the territory included in, the composition of the board of directors of, and the method of assessment of the Harris County Improvement District No. 10 and to clarifying the law to reflect the prior division of the district. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1837 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to requiring certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities to hold a referendum before spending any money for a fixed rail transit system. Senate: Transportation Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1859 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the restoration of expired eminent domain authority of certain rural rail transportation districts. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 2018 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the powers, operations, and boundaries of The Woodlands Township; authorizing a fee. Received by the Secretary of the Senate
SB 2020 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Keough, Mark
Relating to the powers, operations, and boundaries of The Woodlands Township; authorizing a fee. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 2022 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the Driftwood Economic Development Municipal Management District. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2035 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the conversion of the Harris-Fort Bend Counties Municipal Utility District No. 4 to the Katy Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 2038 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Allen, Alma
Relating to the qualifications of directors of the Spectrum Management District. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 2043 84-0 (2015) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Bell, Cecil
Relating to the creation of Valley Ranch Medical Center Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2044 84-0 (2015) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Bell, Cecil
Relating to the creation of Valley Ranch Town Center Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2045 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the creation of the Grand Lake Estates Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 2047 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to the territory included in, the composition of the board of directors of, and the powers of the Harris County Improvement District No. 17. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 2050 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the creation of Simonton Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2073 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the Hays County Development District No. 1. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SJR 64 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the creation of emergency response districts; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
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 187 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the authority of the Near Northside Management District to undertake tax increment financing. House: Ways & Means Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 272 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to notice requirements for emergency services districts. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 311 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the exemption of certain transit districts from motor fuel taxes. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 335 83-0 (2013) Author: Stickland, Jonathan | et. al. Relating to the posting of certain notices for political subdivisions on the comptroller's Internet website. House: Technology Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 339 83-0 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie
Sponsor: Paxton, Ken
Relating to the authority to propose the creation of a fire control, prevention, and emergency medical services district. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 474 83-0 (2013) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to an optional procedure for the issuance of a permit by a certain regional mobility authority for the movement of oversize or overweight vehicles carrying cargo; authorizing a fee. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 518 83-0 (2013) Author: Pitts, Jim
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the creation of the Windsor Hills Municipal Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments and fees. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 563 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to shale transportation districts, authorizing the issuance of bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 655 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to exempting defense base development authorities from certain contracting requirements. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 656 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to the application of the public and private facilities and infrastructure law to a defense base development authority. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 685 83-0 (2013) Author: Márquez, Marisa | et. al. Relating to commissioners court oversight of certain emergency services districts. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 791 83-0 (2013) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to the creation and operation of a park and recreation district in a county with frontage on the San Marcos River and to the authority of the district to collect fees; providing penalties. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 815 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to sunset review of certain municipal management districts. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 1124 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to the creation of regional emergency communications districts; authorizing the issuance of bonds; authorizing a fee. House: Special Purpose Districts Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1276 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Ed | et. al. Relating to the creation of Pearland Municipal Management District No. 2; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1348 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the taxation of certain tangible personal property located inside a defense base development authority. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 1357 83-0 (2013) Author: Hunter, Todd
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the power of the Nueces County Road District No. 4 to lease or sell land. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1378 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the creation of Harris County Improvement District No. 23; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1481 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the creation of the Fort Bend County Improvement District No. 24; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 1508 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to assessment collection in certain public improvement districts. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1688 83-0 (2013) Author: Frullo, John Relating to the board of the Lubbock Reese Development Authority. House: Special Purpose Districts Laid on the table subject to call
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 1798 83-0 (2013) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to the expansion of the territory of an emergency services district into the territory of a municipality. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1912 83-0 (2013) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to public improvement districts designated by a municipality or county; authorizing assessments. House: Special Purpose Districts Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2138 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the board of directors of the Near Northside Management District and to the district's boundaries and territory. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2139 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the authority of the Near Northside Management District to undertake tax increment financing. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2200 83-0 (2013) Author: Farney, Marsha Relating to the creation of Burnet County Improvement District No. 1; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 2226 83-0 (2013) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to a permit exemption for certain drainage districts located in counties bordering the United Mexican States. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2387 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the ad valorem taxation of certain tangible personal property located inside a defense base development authority. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Finance
Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
HB 2388 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Relating to the application of certain contracting laws to a defense base development authority. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
HB 2389 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to exempting certain qualifying projects from the public and private facilities and infrastructure contracting requirements. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 2390 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain research and development activities by taxable entities in the aerospace industry. House: Economic & Small Business Development - S/C Manufacturing Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2423 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the creation of regional transit authorities; granting the power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
HB 2523 83-0 (2013) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the validation of the dissolution of the Development Corporation of Presidio and creation of the Presidio Municipal Development District. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2536 83-0 (2013) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the composition of certain regional transportation authority subregional boards. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
HB 2580 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the authority of municipalities to create freight rail districts that have the powers of rural rail transportation districts; granting the power of eminent domain. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
HB 2586 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the exercise of the power of eminent domain by certain authorized entities. House: Special Purpose Districts Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2617 83-0 (2013) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the expansion of the boundaries of the Cibolo Creek Municipal Authority. House: Urban Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2635 83-0 (2013) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the facilities to which Chapter 68, Water Code, applies. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2655 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the creation of regional transit authorities; granting the power of eminent domain; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts Referred to Special Purpose Districts
HB 2718 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the cultural and fine arts district program administered by the Texas Commission on the Arts. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3031 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to fare enforcement officers for metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3063 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Relating to defense base development authorities. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3066 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Relating to the qualification of an area inside a base defense authority as an enterprise zone. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
HB 3130 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to environmental clearance requirements for certain comprehensive development agreement projects of the Texas Department of Transportation or a regional mobility authority. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3159 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to an agreement to allocate sales and use tax after a municipality annexes land in an emergency services district and to the provision of emergency services in that area. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3257 83-0 (2013) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to the election of board members for emergency services districts in certain counties. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3281 83-0 (2013) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning special districts, including conforming amendments. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3291 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to certain comprehensive development agreements of regional mobility authorities. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3397 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to comprehensive reviews of certain special districts. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Finance
Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
HB 3510 83-0 (2013) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the election of board members for emergency services districts in certain counties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3642 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the addition of certain municipalities to the territory of a regional transportation authority. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3708 83-0 (2013) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to rules governing the rules governing the meetings of general law districts of the Texas Water code. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3763 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to consent for the inclusion of a municipality's extraterritorial jurisdiction in an emergency services district. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3764 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to audit requirements of certain emergency services districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3795 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the creation of a county assistance district. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3798 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to expenditures made by emergency services districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3799 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to ad valorem taxes assessed by an emergency services district; removing the debt service component of the ad valorem tax rate from the computation of the maximum tax rate. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3807 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the Fort Bend Subsidence District. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3825 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the composition of certain regional transportation authority subregional boards. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3858 83-0 (2013) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the creation of Waller County Improvement District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 3859 83-0 (2013) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the creation of Waller County Improvement District No. 2; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 3860 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the creation of the Generation Park Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3874 83-0 (2013) Author: Raney, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the creation of Rock Prairie Management District No. 2; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3875 83-0 (2013) Author: Raney, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the creation of Rock Prairie Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments or fees. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3883 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to the creation of Mesquite Medical Center Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 3895 83-0 (2013) Author: Toth, Steve
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the name of The Woodlands Road Utility District No. 1, of Montgomery County, Texas, and to the administration, powers, and duties of the district. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3897 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the creation of Onion Creek Metro Park District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3904 83-0 (2013) Author: Lavender, George Relating to the powers of the TexAmericas Center. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 3909 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the creation of Fulshear Parkway Improvement District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 3912 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to authorizing the East Downtown Management District to impose a tax, fee, or assessment on a residential property. House: County Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3914 83-0 (2013) Author: Sanford, Scott
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the creation or dissolution of certain special districts; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose an assessment, fee, or tax. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3916 83-0 (2013) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the creation of the Comanche Municipal Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments or fees. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 3917 83-0 (2013) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the creation of Highway 380 Municipal Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3928 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the creation of the Westwood Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3930 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the creation of Saint George Place Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HB 3935 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to the territory of the East Aldine Management District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3941 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Doug
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the creation of the Comal County Water Improvement District No. 3; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3942 83-0 (2013) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the creation of the Riverwalk Municipal Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments or fees. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 3944 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the creation of Fort Bend County Municipal Management District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3954 83-0 (2013) Author: Stephenson, Phil
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the creation and the powers and duties of certain special districts; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HJR 63 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Proposing a constitutional amendment dedicating a portion of the state's oil and gas tax revenue to construction, reconstruction, acquisition, and expansion of roads in counties in which a shale formation is located. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
HJR 148 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the creation of emergency response districts; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 149 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Proposing a constitutional amendment clarifying the authority of emergency services districts to levy taxes and issue bonds or other obligations and removing the limitation on the ad valorem tax rate. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 280 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Kleinschmidt, Tim
Relating to the creation and operation of a park and recreation district in a county with frontage on the San Marcos River and to the authority of the district to collect fees; providing penalties. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 332 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Márquez, Marisa
Relating to commissioners court oversight of certain emergency services districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
See remarks for effective date
SB 477 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to an optional procedure for the issuance of a permit by a certain regional mobility authority for the movement of oversize or overweight vehicles. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 509 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al. Relating to the establishment by school districts of a school security district; authorizing school district taxes for crime prevention measures. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 570 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the appointment of reserve peace officers by a fire marshal. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 628 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Workman, Paul | et. al.
Relating to the creation of regional emergency communications districts; authorizing the issuance of bonds; authorizing a fee. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 655 83-0 (2013) Author: Birdwell, Brian
Sponsor: King, Phil
Relating to the exercise of the power of eminent domain by certain authorized entities. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 660 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to the collection, receipt, and use of assessments and other types of revenue for certain public improvement projects in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 690 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Relating to the creation of Harris County Improvement District No. 23; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 696 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Frullo, John
Relating to the board of the Lubbock Reese Redevelopment Authority. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 782 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to a permit exemption for certain drainage districts located in counties bordering the United Mexican States. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 863 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Ed | et. al.
Relating to the creation of Pearland Municipal Management District No. 2; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 867 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to comprehensive performance reviews of certain special districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 968 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to public improvement districts designated by a municipality or county; authorizing assessments. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1009 83-0 (2013) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Farney, Marsha
Relating to the creation of Burnet County Improvement District No. 1; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1026 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning special districts, including conforming amendments. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1098 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Hunter, Todd
Relating to the creation of the Padre Isles Management District; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1167 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a county assistance district. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1225 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne
Relating to the facilities to which Chapter 68, Water Code, applies. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1265 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Relating to the election of board members for emergency services districts in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1333 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Relating to the creation of the Cotton Belt Rail Improvement District; providing authority to impose an assessment and issue bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 1425 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Longoria, Oscar
Relating to the provision of fire prevention or fire-fighting services by certain emergency services districts. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1461 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Harper-Brown, Linda
Relating to addition of certain municipalities to the territory of a regional transportation authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 1497 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the cultural and fine arts district program administered by the Texas Commission on the Arts. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
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 1584 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Nevárez, Poncho
Relating to the validation of the dissolution of the Development Corporation of Presidio and the creation of the Presidio Municipal Development District. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1596 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to emergency services districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1601 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to the creation of the Central Laredo Municipal Management District; providing authority to impose a tax, levy an assessment, impose a fee, and issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
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 1771 83-0 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to the expansion of the boundaries of the Cibolo Creek Municipal Authority. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1794 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to a transportation revolving fund for certain metropolitan planning organizations. Senate: Transportation Left pending in committee
SB 1811 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the Fort Bend Subsidence District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1820 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Bell, Cecil
Relating to the creation of Waller County Improvement District No. 1; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1821 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Bell, Cecil
Relating to the creation of Waller County Improvement District No. 2; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1828 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Sheets, Kenneth
Relating to the creation of Mesquite Medical Center Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1837 83-0 (2013) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the appointment of directors for the Viridian Municipal Management District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1849 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the name of The Woodlands Road Utility District No. 1, of Montgomery County, Texas, and to the administration, powers, and duties of the district. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1850 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the creation of Rock Prairie Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1851 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the creation of Rock Prairie Management District No. 2; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1856 83-0 (2013) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the election of board members for emergency services districts in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to County Affairs
SB 1864 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the creation of Fulshear Parkway Improvement District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1872 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to the creation of Onion Creek Metro Park District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1878 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Fallon, Pat
Relating to the creation of Highway 380 Municipal Management District No. 1; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1879 83-0 (2013) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Lavender, George
Relating to the powers of the TexAmericas Center. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1884 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg
Relating to the creation of the Westwood Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1885 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the creation of the Comanche Municipal Management District No. 1. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1886 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the creation of the Old Celina Municipal Management District No. 1. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1897 83-0 (2013) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the territory of the East Aldine Management District. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1906 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the creation of Fort Bend County Municipal Management District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1921 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Stephenson, Phil
Relating to the creation of Kendleton Improvement District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SJR 33 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing school districts to create school security districts and impose ad valorem taxes for crime prevention measures; authorizing a tax. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SJR 62 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the creation of emergency and disaster response districts; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
HB 74 83-1 (2013) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to the creation and operation of a park and recreation district in a county with frontage on the San Marcos River and to the authority of the district to collect fees; providing penalties. Filed
SB 46 83-1 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the creation and operation of a park and recreation district in a county with frontage on the San Marcos River and to the authority of the district to collect fees; providing penalties. Filed
HB 247 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 423 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the powers of rural and urban transit districts. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 425 82-0 (2011) Author: Driver, Joe Relating to the creation of the Rowlett Downtown Management District; providing authority to impose a tax, levy an assessment, and issue bonds. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 426 82-0 (2011) Author: Driver, Joe Relating to the creation of the Rowlett Pecan Grove Management District; providing authority to impose a tax, levy an assessment, and issue bonds. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 427 82-0 (2011) Author: Driver, Joe
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the creation of the Rowlett Waterfront Entertainment Management District; providing authority to impose a tax, levy an assessment, and issue bonds. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 447 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the powers of a defense base development authority. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 557 82-0 (2011) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the addition of a county to a freight rail district. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 578 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to state financing of public transportation. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 707 82-0 (2011) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the validation of certain governmental acts and proceedings of certain municipalities relating to certain public improvement districts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 737 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the East Montgomery County Improvement District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective immediately
HB 838 82-0 (2011) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 863 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the creation of the Timber Springs Municipal Management District; providing authority to impose a tax, levy an assessment, and issue bonds. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 876 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the filing of personal financial disclosure statements by municipal officers and candidates, members of the boards of trustees of school districts, and directors of sports and community venue districts. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1012 82-0 (2011) Author: Lavender, George Relating to the name and powers of the Red River Redevelopment Authority. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1030 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to the powers and duties of certain emergency services districts. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1107 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the creation, administration, powers, and duties of a county assistance district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1120 82-0 (2011) Author: Weber, Randy
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the dissolution of the Country Place Management District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1375 82-0 (2011) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws governing immigration by certain governmental entities. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1400 82-0 (2011) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to public improvement districts designated by a municipality or county. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1525 82-0 (2011) Author: Alvarado, Carol
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the board of directors of the Greater East End Management District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1619 82-0 (2011) Author: Orr, Rob | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to emergency service districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 1651 82-0 (2011) Author: Alonzo, Roberto
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the North Oak Cliff Municipal Management District. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1710 82-0 (2011) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the creation of the Rio de Vida Planning and Improvement District No. 1; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: Urban Affairs Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 1718 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John Relating to consolidation of emergency services districts in certain counties. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1791 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to emergency services districts. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1819 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the Aldine Improvement District; providing authority to impose a tax. House: Natural Resources Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 1878 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to emergency service districts. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1881 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to elections to confirm the creation of certain water districts. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1921 82-0 (2011) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the composition of a board of directors of a regional mobility authority created by a municipality. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 2042 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to defense base development authorities, including the powers of an authority and the taxation of certain tangible personal property located on the base property for which the authority is established. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 2183 82-0 (2011) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the Ranch at Clear Fork Creek Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 2197 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the purchase of property as part of a homestead land bank program. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
HB 2231 82-0 (2011) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the election of emergency services district boards in certain counties. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2232 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al. Relating to the operation, powers, and duties of ship channel districts. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2296 82-0 (2011) Author: Ritter, Allan
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the creation of Jefferson County Management District No. 1; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2316 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to county powers, duties, and services, including the powers and duties of certain districts, and the authorization of certain health care programs and studies. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2541 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the regulation of traffic on certain roads by counties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 2568 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the authority of a commuter rail district to impose a property tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2574 82-0 (2011) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the authority of regional mobility authorities to enter into comprehensive development agreements. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2670 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to validating certain acts and proceedings of Harris County Improvement District No. 5 and to the boundaries of the district. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2772 82-0 (2011) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the Spring Branch Area Community Improvement District. House: Urban Affairs Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 2860 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to public improvement districts designated by a municipality or county. House: Urban Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3030 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the funding of projects in the boundaries of certain intermunicipal commuter rail districts. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3184 82-0 (2011) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning special districts, including conforming amendments. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3246 82-0 (2011) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to public improvement districts designated by a municipality or county. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
S. refuses to adopt conf comm rept.-reported
HB 3275 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the operation and governance of tax increment financing reinvestment zones. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
House adopts conf. comm. report-reported
HB 3452 82-0 (2011) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to improvement districts in municipalities and counties. House: Urban Affairs Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 3597 82-0 (2011) Author: Larson, Lyle
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the powers and duties of certain public improvement districts operated by counties. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3690 82-0 (2011) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the boundaries and financing of a public improvement district. House: Urban Affairs Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 3732 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the authority of a regional mobility authority to enter into a comprehensive development agreement. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3810 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the creation of Harris County Improvement District No. 22; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3812 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the powers and duties of the Imperial Redevelopment District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 3819 82-0 (2011) Author: Crownover, Myra
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the creation of the Valencia Municipal Management District No. 1; providing authority to levy an assessment and issue bonds. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3827 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the creation of the Fulshear Town Center Management District; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3828 82-0 (2011) Author: Hochberg, Scott
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the creation of the Gulfton Area Municipal Management District; providing authority to impose a tax, levy an assessment, and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3830 82-0 (2011) Author: Harless, Patricia Relating to the creation of the Vintage Municipal Management District; providing authority to impose a tax, levy an assessment, and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3831 82-0 (2011) Author: Marquez, Marisa | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Jose
Relating to the creation of the Montecillo Municipal Management District No. 1; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3832 82-0 (2011) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the Hays County Development District No. 1. House: County Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3834 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the creation of North Fort Bend County Improvement District No. 1; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3836 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the creation of the Windsor Hills Municipal Management District No. 1; providing authority to levy an assessment and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3842 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the creation of the Bridgeland Management District; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3843 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to excluding certain territory from the Harris County Road Improvement District No. 2. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 3845 82-0 (2011) Author: Sheffield, Ralph
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the powers of the CLL Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3846 82-0 (2011) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the creation of the Mustang Ranch Municipal Management District No. 1; providing authority to levy an assessment and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 3848 82-0 (2011) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to compensation for services and reimbursement for expenses of a member of the board of directors of the Lake View Management and Development District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 3852 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the creation of the Midlothian Municipal Management District No. 2; providing authority to impose a tax, levy an assessment, and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3854 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the creation of the Prosper Municipal Management District No. 2; providing authority to impose a tax, levy an assessment, and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3857 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the creation of the Near Northside Management District. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3859 82-0 (2011) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the creation of the Club Municipal Management District No. 1; providing authority to levy an assessment and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3860 82-0 (2011) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the creation of the Port Isabel Improvement District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Land & Resource Management Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HJR 92 82-0 (2011) Author: Marquez, Marisa | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the provision of parks and recreational facilities by conservation and reclamation districts in El Paso County. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HJR 105 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring a two-thirds vote by the legislature to create an entity with taxing power. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 125 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit commuter rail districts to impose a property tax on property located in the district to pay debt issued or assumed by the district and to pay the maintenance and operating expenses of the district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 146 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Van Proposing a constitutional amendment to repeal the provision that requires the automatic resignation of certain county, municipal, or district officeholders if they become candidates for another office. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HR 2654 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3275. Reported enrolled
SB 163 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to agreements between a regional tollway authority and a local governmental entity governing the ownership, construction, maintenance, and operation of toll projects. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 233 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Driver, Joe
Relating to the creation of the Rowlett Pecan Grove Management District; providing authority to impose a tax, levy an assessment, and issue bonds. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 234 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Driver, Joe
Relating to the creation of the Rowlett Downtown Management District; providing authority to impose a tax, levy an assessment, and issue bonds. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 235 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the creation of the Rowlett Waterfront Entertainment Management District; providing authority to impose a tax, levy an assessment, and issue bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 273 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the powers and duties of certain public improvement districts. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 359 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the powers and duties of certain emergency services districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 397 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the East Montgomery County Improvement District; imposing a tax. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 410 82-0 (2011) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Lavender, George
Relating to the name and powers of the Red River Redevelopment Authority. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 412 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary
Relating to payment of costs of improvements of a public improvement district designated by a municipality or county. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 505 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to state financing of public transportation. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 520 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, and duties of a county assistance district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 763 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the designation of certain areas as banking development districts to encourage the establishment of financial institution branches in those areas. Senate: Business & Commerce Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 768 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
Relating to the creation of the Rio de Vida Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 900 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the Aldine Improvement District; providing authority to impose a tax. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 917 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Miller, Doug
Relating to emergency service districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1101 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the provision of certain professional services by certain governmental entities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1104 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne | et. al.
Relating to the operation, powers, and duties of ship channel districts. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 1138 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry
Relating to design-build contracts and comprehensive development agreements of regional mobility authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1147 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning special districts, including conforming amendments. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1184 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Christian, Wayne
Relating to the creation of the Timber Springs Municipal Management District; providing authority to impose a tax, levy an assessment, and issue bonds. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1234 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Relating to municipal management districts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1247 82-0 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the creation of Jefferson County Management District No. 1; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1251 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol
Relating to the board of directors of the Greater East End Management District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
House passage as amended reported
SB 1277 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to validating certain acts and proceedings of Harris County Improvement District No. 5 and to the boundaries of the district. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1369 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to the boundaries and financing of a public improvement district. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1493 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Farias, Joe
Relating to the directors of a defense base management authority and to a study on the effectiveness of the authority. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 1573 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to emergency services districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1578 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe
Relating to the addition of a county to a freight rail district. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 1611 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: McClendon, Ruth
Relating to the funding of projects in the boundaries of certain intermunicipal commuter rail districts. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1645 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the authority to create and operate a defense adjustment management authority. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Received from the Senate
SB 1646 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the powers and duties of a defense base management authority. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Referred to Veteran Affairs & Military Instal
SB 1747 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the conditions of employment for firefighters employed by certain emergency services districts; providing penalties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1848 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al. Relating to the distribution of the emergency service fee for wireless telecommunications connections and the prepaid 9-1-1 emergency service fee. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
SB 1851 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to oversight of emergency services districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1880 82-0 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Howard, Charlie
Relating to the powers and duties of the Imperial Redevelopment District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1882 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to the creation of Harris County Improvement District No. 22; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1888 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the creation of the Fulshear Town Center Management District; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1890 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the creation of the Montecillo Municipal Management District No. 1; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1891 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the creation of North Fort Bend County Improvement District No. 1; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1897 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the creation of the Vintage Municipal Management District; providing authority to impose a tax, levy an assessment, and issue bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1899 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Relating to compensation for services and reimbursement for expenses of a member of the board of directors of the Lake View Management and Development District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1905 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the provision of emergency services in certain rural counties using admission fees charged at state parks. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 1911 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the creation of the Webb County Municipal Management District; providing authority to impose a tax, levy an assessment, and issue bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 1918 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the authority of emergency services districts in low populous counties to contract with banks regarding deposits. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1922 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene
Relating to the creation of the Port Isabel Improvement District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective immediately
SJR 17 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict the power of the legislature to mandate requirements upon certain local governments. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SJR 28 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose
Sponsor: Marquez, Marisa
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the provision of parks and recreational facilities by conservation and reclamation districts in El Paso County. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 37 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Proposing a constitutional amendment to change the length of the unexpired term that causes the automatic resignation of certain elected county or district officeholders if they become candidates for another office. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 527 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the removal of an appointed emergency services district board member by a county commissioners court. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 621 81-0 (2009) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to public improvement districts designated by a county or municipality. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 817 81-0 (2009) Author: Shelton, Mark Relating to the time for dissolution of crime control prevention districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 871 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the method of mailing notice a municipal management district may use to notify a property owner about a scheduled hearing. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1029 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the development, rehabilitation, or expansion of affordable housing in a public improvement district established by a county or municipality. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1052 81-0 (2009) Author: Mallory Caraway, Barbara
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of film districts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1086 81-0 (2009) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the development, construction, and operation of a toll project located in the boundaries of a local toll project entity. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1141 81-0 (2009) Author: Otto, John Relating to the East Montgomery County Improvement District. House: Natural Resources Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1187 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the membership of the board of managers for certain emergency communication districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1222 81-0 (2009) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the financial audit of certain regional transportation authorities by the state auditor. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1300 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Chris
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy
Relating to the creation of the Kennedale TownCenter Development District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1345 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to titles by which certain officers of a defense base development authority may be known. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: S/C on Base Realignment and Closure
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1391 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to the promotion and use of renewable energy systems and energy efficiency improvements; authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds. House: Energy Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1640 81-0 (2009) Author: Sheffield, Ralph Relating to the purposes and powers of the Temple Health and Bioscience Economic Development District. House: County Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1664 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to an exemption for groundwater used for certain purposes from production fees assessed by the Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1720 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the use of public funds by a political subdivision for political advertising or communications that contain false information relating to a ballot measure; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1730 81-0 (2009) Author: Pitts, Jim
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to authorizing the issuance of bonds for the reimbursement of the cost of public improvements located in public improvement districts in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1871 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the use of Texas Department of Transportation facilities or property to serve a project aiding security in a ship channel security district. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 2212 81-0 (2009) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the division of certain emergency services districts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2228 81-0 (2009) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the timing of a referendum election to continue a fire control, prevention, and emergency medical services district. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2268 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank | et. al. Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public money for lobbying activities or payment of fees and dues of a state association or organization. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2357 81-0 (2009) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to municipal comprehensive plans affecting defense adjustment management authorities. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 2358 81-0 (2009) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the powers of the board of directors of a defense adjustment management authority. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 2433 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the powers of certain freight rail districts. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2439 81-0 (2009) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to compensation for the use of the public transportation system of a regional transportation authority. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2469 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to certain mass transit entities. House: Transportation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2484 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the creation of the Aliana Management District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2516 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the use of alternative fuels by a county mass transit authority. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2529 81-0 (2009) Author: Harless, Patricia
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the terms of office of commissioners of certain emergency services districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
See remarks for effective date
HB 2551 81-0 (2009) Author: Frost, Stephen Relating to certain powers of the Red River Redevelopment Authority. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2608 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to the powers of a recreational district board in a county with frontage on the Guadalupe and Comal Rivers. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2619 81-0 (2009) Author: Frost, Stephen
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning special districts, including conforming amendments. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2631 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the filing of personal financial disclosure statements by municipal officers and candidates, members of the boards of trustees of school districts, and directors of sports and community venue districts. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2679 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of municipal management districts. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2688 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the authority of certain counties to establish economic development projects or create improvement districts to construct educational facilities. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2717 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda Relating to the duty of the comptroller to report certain sales and use tax information to an emergency services district and to the right of the district to bring a suit for collection of the tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2726 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to regional participation agreements. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2737 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda | et. al. Relating to the sale of used, surplus, or salvage property and firefighting equipment by an emergency services district. House: County Affairs
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 2738 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al. Relating to the pledge of certain revenue of a regional transportation authority to the payment of bonds. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2788 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Doug | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the powers and duties of counties and emergency services districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
HB 2822 81-0 (2009) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to requiring a regional mobility authority to post on its website copies of minutes approved at a meeting. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 2879 81-0 (2009) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon Relating to the imposition of the sales and use tax by certain crime control and prevention districts and fire control, prevention, and emergency medical services districts. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2906 81-0 (2009) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the expansion of the boundaries of the Cibolo Creek Municipal Authority. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2987 81-0 (2009) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to a nonsubstantive revision of statutes relating to railroads; including conforming amendments. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2990 81-0 (2009) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the authority and powers of regional mobility authorities. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3009 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the authority of municipal management districts to consolidate. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3070 81-0 (2009) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the administration and powers of a coordinated county transportation authority. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3132 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the creation of the Presidio County Emergency Services District; providing authority to issue bonds and impose taxes. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 3201 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the designation of certain fire marshals and related officers, inspectors, and investigators as peace officers. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 3253 81-0 (2009) Author: Miklos, Robert | et. al. Relating to the acquisition, construction, or improvement of a rainwater harvesting system in a public improvement district established by a county or municipality. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 3435 81-0 (2009) Author: Hamilton, Mike
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to exempting certain utility property from impact fees and assessments in certain water districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3477 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to authorizing an emergency services district to impose an ad valorem tax for the acquisition of land, equipment, or apparatus or the construction of capital improvements. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3484 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to certain acts and proceedings of certain local governments, including those related to tax increment financing, and the validity of certain acts and proceedings. House: County Affairs
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 3491 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the creation, administration, powers, and duties of a county assistance district. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 3650 81-0 (2009) Author: Merritt, Tommy | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John | et. al.
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, and financing of a border region higher-speed rail authority for the Texas-Louisiana and the Texas-Mexico border regions; granting the power to issue bonds; imposing a tax; granting the power of eminent domain. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Placed on intent calendar
HB 3731 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the creation of and sales and use taxes imposed by county assistance districts. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3734 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the imposition by an emergency services district of an impact fee on new development to be used for capital improvements and equipment. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3802 81-0 (2009) Author: Frost, Stephen
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to certain powers of the Red River Redevelopment Authority. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3851 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the authority of the governor or a political subdivision to suspend statutory or local deadlines during a disaster. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3932 81-0 (2009) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the establishment of a road user fee pilot program by the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 4072 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to the designation of certain areas as banking development districts to encourage the establishment of financial institution branches in those areas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 4074 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the requirement that governmental public notices be published in Spanish-language newspapers. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4109 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the authority of certain governmental entities to receive local sales tax information. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 4306 81-0 (2009) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to authorizing the creation of a residential recreation district in certain counties. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 4335 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the creation of and the powers of a comprehensive multimodal urban transportation authority. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 4376 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the authority of the Baytown Municipal Development District to use sales tax revenue to promote new or expanded business development. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 4460 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the creation of Austin Desired Development Zone District No. 4; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose taxes, and issue bonds; and granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 4463 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the creation of Austin Desired Development Zone District No. 5; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose taxes, and issue bonds; and granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 4478 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the creation of Austin Desired Development Zone District No. 2; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose taxes, and issue bonds; and granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 4479 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the creation of Austin Desired Development Zone District No. 3; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose taxes, and issue bonds; and granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 4500 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the creation of Austin Desired Development Zone District No. 1; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose taxes, and issue bonds; and granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 4508 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to creation and duties of a county economic development district. House: County Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 4648 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to authorizing municipalities located in certain counties to create residential management districts. House: Urban Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4680 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to mass transit authorities. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 4717 81-0 (2009) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the creation of the Maverick Improvement District of Palo Pinto County; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4720 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the creation of the Trinity River West Municipal Management District; providing the authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4722 81-0 (2009) Author: Cohen, Ellen
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Improvement District No. 11; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4724 81-0 (2009) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the creation of Waller Town Center Management District; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds; and granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 4726 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to the creation of the Cypress Waters Municipal Management District; providing the authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4727 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the powers and duties of the Sienna Plantation Management District; providing authority to impose a fee or issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4731 81-0 (2009) Author: Weber, Randy Relating to the creation of the Country Place Management District; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4738 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the creation of the North Oak Cliff Municipal Management District; providing the authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 4739 81-0 (2009) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the creation of the Harris County Improvement District No. 13; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4740 81-0 (2009) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the creation of the Harris County Improvement District No. 14; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4747 81-0 (2009) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al. Relating to the powers of the Westchase District. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4752 81-0 (2009) Author: Parker, Tan
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the creation of the Prosper Management District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 4753 81-0 (2009) Author: Legler, Ken Relating to the creation of the Harris County Improvement District No. 16; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4755 81-0 (2009) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the creation of the Guadalupe County Development and Management District; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4759 81-0 (2009) Author: Quintanilla, Chente
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the creation of the Tornillo Management District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4768 81-0 (2009) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to the creation of the Padre Island Gateway Municipal Management District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: County Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4769 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to the powers and duties of the Lake View Management and Development District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting certain powers relating to navigation improvements; and granting powers of a road district. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4771 81-0 (2009) Author: Allen, Alma
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the powers and duties of Harris County Improvement District No. 5; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4773 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the creation of Chambers County Improvement District No. 2; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 4774 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the creation of the Chambers County Improvement District No. 3; granting road powers; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 4775 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the creation of the Alden Lake Management District; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4777 81-0 (2009) Author: Edwards, Al
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Improvement District No. 12; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4782 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the administration, powers and duties, operations, and financing of The Woodlands Township. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4787 81-0 (2009) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the creation of the Harris County Improvement District No. 18; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 4788 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the authority of the Harris County Improvement District No. 6 to impose an impact fee or assessment on certain service providers. House: County Affairs Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4789 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Betty
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the creation of the Kaufman County Parks Improvement District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; providing penalties. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4795 81-0 (2009) Author: Allen, Alma
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to territory included in, and the validation of acts of, the Harris County Improvement District No. 10 and the Harris County Improvement District No. 10B; changing the name of the Harris County Improvement District No. 10B. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4797 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda Relating to the creation of the Travis County Improvement District No. 1; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 4798 81-0 (2009) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the creation of the League City Improvement District; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a sales and use tax, and issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4801 81-0 (2009) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to the creation of the Harris County Improvement District No. 15; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: County Affairs Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4814 81-0 (2009) Author: Woolley, Beverly Relating to the powers and duties of Harris County Improvement District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4825 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the creation of the Driftwood Economic Development Municipal Management District; providing authority to impose a tax. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4827 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the creation of Harris County Improvement District No. 20; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4828 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the creation of Harris County Improvement District No. 21; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4829 81-0 (2009) Author: Fletcher, Allen
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Improvement District No. 17; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HJR 85 81-0 (2009) Author: Harless, Patricia
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the legislature to provide for members of a governing board of an emergency services district to serve terms not to exceed four years. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 112 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the imposition of an additional ad valorem tax for emergency services districts, subject to voter approval, at a rate not to exceed five cents for the acquisition of land, equipment, or apparatus or the construction of capital improvements. House: Ways & Means 1 hr. notice-for reconsideration
SB 293 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Alonzo, Roberto
Relating to the pledge of certain revenue of a regional transportation authority to the payment of bonds. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 405 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to compensation for the use of the public transportation system of a regional transportation authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 430 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to higher education facilities as authorized projects in a public improvement district. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 465 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the title of the members of the board of an emergency services district. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 575 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al.
Sponsor: Shelton, Mark
Relating to the time for dissolution of crime control and prevention districts and to certain taxes imposed by such districts or by fire control, prevention, and emergency medical services districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
See remarks for effective date
SB 581 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to intermunicipal commuter rail districts. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 653 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the accountability of emergency services district board members to a county commissioners court. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 792 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon
Relating to the imposition of the sales and use tax by certain crime control and prevention districts and fire control, prevention, and emergency medical services districts. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 825 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the designation of certain areas as banking development districts to encourage the establishment of financial institution branches in those areas. Senate: Business & Commerce Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 978 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary | et. al.
Relating to the creation and financing of public improvement districts. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1033 81-0 (2009) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Sheffield, Ralph
Relating to the purposes and powers of the Temple Health and Bioscience Economic Development District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1160 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the use of Texas Department of Transportation facilities or property to serve a project aiding security in a ship channel security district. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 1222 81-0 (2009) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to certain powers of the Red River Redevelopment Authority. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1263 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to certain mass transit entities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1264 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Smith, Todd
Relating to the participation of certain transportation entities and hospital districts in the comptroller of public accounts' travel services contracts. House: Transportation
Senate: Government Organization
Returned to Calendars Committee
SB 1282 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the powers of certain freight rail districts. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1295 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Howard, Charlie
Relating to the creation of the Aliana Management District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1300 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the duty of the comptroller to provide sales and use tax information to an emergency services district. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 1485 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Bolton, Valinda
Relating to the sale of surplus or salvage property and firefighting equipment by an emergency services district. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1534 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to county assistance districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1540 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry
Relating to a nonsubstantive revision of statutes relating to railroads; including conforming amendments. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1555 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the conditions of employment for firefighters employed by certain airport districts; providing penalties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1615 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the authorization of airport authorities and the issuance of bonds and the exercise of eminent domain by the authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Left pending in committee
SB 1621 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the powers and duties of counties and emergency services districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1638 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Miller, Doug
Relating to the powers of a recreation district board in a county with frontage on the Guadalupe and Comal Rivers. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1756 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning special districts, including conforming amendments. Senate: Administration Ordered not printed
SB 1876 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt
Relating to the administration and powers of a coordinated county transportation authority. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1934 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the authority of certain governmental entities to receive local sales tax information. Senate: Economic Development Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1968 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to the creation and operation of higher education enhancement districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1996 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the creation of and sales and use taxes imposed by county assistance districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2040 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the authority of municipal management districts to consolidate. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2053 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to regional participation agreements. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 2068 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the creation of the Kennedale TownCenter Development District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2096 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: McClendon, Ruth
Relating to the creation of and the powers of a comprehensive multimodal urban transportation authority, including the power to impose taxes, issue bonds, and exercise limited eminent domain authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
House appoints conferees-reported
SB 2124 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to public improvement districts designated by a county or municipality. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 2212 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to authorizing an emergency services district to impose an ad valorem tax for the acquisition of land, equipment, or apparatus or the construction of capital improvements. Senate: Finance Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2213 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the imposition by an emergency services district of an impact fee on new development to be used for capital improvements and equipment. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2223 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to authorizing the creation of regional military sustainability commissions around military installations. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 2227 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to authorizing the issuance of bonds for the reimbursement of the cost of public improvements located in public improvement districts in certain counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2395 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the timing of a referendum election to continue a fire control, prevention, and emergency medical services district. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2448 81-0 (2009) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the powers and duties of the Sienna Plantation Management District; providing authority to manage a public transit system and parking facilities and to impose a fee or issue bonds for that purpose. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 2453 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Otto, John
Relating to the East Montgomery County Improvement District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 2466 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Jackson, Jim
Relating to the creation of the Cypress Waters Municipal Management District; providing the authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2467 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to the creation of Waller Town Center Management District; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds; and granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2470 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to the creation of the Maverick Improvement District of Palo Pinto County; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 2472 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Improvement District No. 14; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2473 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Improvement District No. 13; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2476 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the creation of the North Texas Trauma and Burn Authority in Trauma Service Area E. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 2479 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Weber, Randy
Relating to the creation of the Country Place Management District; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2491 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the powers and duties of certain public improvement districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 2496 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Hochberg, Scott | et. al.
Relating to the powers of the Westchase District. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 2501 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Alonzo, Roberto
Relating to the creation of the North Oak Cliff Municipal Management District; providing the authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2502 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to the creation of the Trinity River West Municipal Management District; providing the authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 2503 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Brown, Betty
Relating to the powers and duties of the Lake View Management and Development District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting certain powers relating to navigation improvements; and granting powers of a road district. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2507 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Legler, Ken
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Improvement District No. 16; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2510 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Riddle, Debbie
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Improvement District No. 18; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2511 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to the creation of Chambers County Improvement District No. 2; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2512 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to the creation of the Chambers County Improvement District No. 3; granting road powers; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2515 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to the administration, powers and duties, operations, and financing of The Woodlands Township; providing authority to impose an events admission tax. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2522 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol
Relating to the board of directors of the Greater East End Management District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2525 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the creation of the Kaufman County Parks Improvement District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; providing penalties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2526 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Bolton, Valinda
Relating to the creation of the Travis County Improvement District No. 1; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2528 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the creation of the League City Improvement District; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2531 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Hernandez, Ana
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Improvement District No. 15; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2535 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the creation of the Guadalupe County Development and Management District. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2542 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the creation of the Harris County Improvement District No. 17; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2545 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the creation of Austin Desired Development Zone District No. 1; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose taxes, and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2546 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the creation of Austin Desired Development Zone District No. 2; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose taxes, and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2547 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the creation of Austin Desired Development Zone District No. 3; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose taxes, and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2548 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the creation of Austin Desired Development Zone District No. 4; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose taxes, and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2549 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the creation of Austin Desired Development Zone District No. 5; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose taxes, and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2550 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the creation of the Padre Island Gateway Municipal Management District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2552 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Woolley, Beverly
Relating to the powers and duties of Harris County Improvement District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2560 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the creation of the Rowlett Downtown Management District; providing authority to impose a tax, levy an assessment, and issue bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2561 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the creation of the Rowlett Pecan Grove Management District; providing authority to impose a tax, levy an assessment, and issue bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2562 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the creation of the Rowlett Waterfront Entertainment Management District; providing authority to impose a tax, levy an assessment, and issue bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2564 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the creation of the Driftwood Economic Development Municipal Management District; providing authority to impose a tax. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SJR 43 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the voters of an emergency services district that has been authorized by those voters to impose an ad valorem tax at a rate not to exceed 10 cents on the $100 valuation to authorize by election, after an audit and a capital improvements plan, the levy of an additional ad valorem tax, at a rate not to exceed five cents on the $100 valuation, for the construction or acquisition of fire stations, equipment, and other property. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
HB 316 80-0 (2007) Author: Miller, Sid
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the ad valorem taxation of certain property that is part of certain public transportation facilities or part of certain rail facilities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/08
HB 470 80-0 (2007) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the creation, operation, management, and programs of homestead preservation districts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 474 80-0 (2007) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Relating to the composition of the board of directors of a regional mobility authority. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 492 80-0 (2007) Author: Orr, Rob
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the removal, transfer, or exclusion of territory in emergency services districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 504 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to payment for the provision of services by a metropolitan rapid transit authority to persons with disabilities in a unit of election that has withdrawn from the authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 573 80-0 (2007) Author: Gonzales, Veronica | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to providing street lights in a subdivision in the unincorporated area of certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 605 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the creation of a library district. House: Urban Affairs Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 673 80-0 (2007) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to seawalls and street lights as authorized projects in a public improvement district. House: County Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 679 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the validation of governmental acts and proceedings of the Downtown Midland Management District. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 875 80-0 (2007) Author: Woolley, Beverly Relating to the selection of a presiding officer on the appointments panel of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation No action taken in committee
HB 878 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the filing of personal financial disclosure statements by municipal officers and candidates, members of the boards of trustees of school districts, and directors of sports and community venue districts. House: Elections Considered in Calendars
HB 1383 80-0 (2007) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al. Relating to territory included in, and the validation of acts of, the Greater Southeast Management District. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1458 80-0 (2007) Author: Macias, Nathan Relating to the allocation of revenue from the state hotel tax for certain purposes in certain municipalities. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 1536 80-0 (2007) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to job order contracts entered into by school districts, public institutions of higher education, navigation districts, and certain other governmental entities. House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
HB 1620 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to motor fuel tax credits for certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities providing public school transportation services to a school district. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1694 80-0 (2007) Author: Bailey, Kevin
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the boundaries of the Airline Improvement District in Harris County. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1753 80-0 (2007) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public money for fees and dues of a state association or organization. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1798 80-0 (2007) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the criminal consequences of driving a motor vehicle on certain designated right-of-way of a metropolitan rapid transit authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1813 80-0 (2007) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to requiring that members of the governing board of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities be elected officials. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1819 80-0 (2007) Author: Hamilton, Mike Relating to the election of board members in emergency services districts located wholly in certain less populous counties. House: County Affairs Point of order sustained
HB 2114 80-0 (2007) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to short-term revenue bonds in certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2149 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain municipalities that elect the members of the municipal governing body wholly or partly from single-member districts. House: Elections Postponed
HB 2197 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the establishment of regional participation agreements between certain municipalities and districts; authorizing the issuance of bonds. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2416 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the use of eminent domain for highway or other transportation purposes. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 2439 80-0 (2007) Author: Truitt, Vicki | et. al.
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the functions of local mental health and mental retardation authorities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2510 80-0 (2007) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, and financing of a commuter rail district; granting the authority to issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2514 80-0 (2007) Author: McClendon, Ruth
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the creation of an arts and entertainment district by a populous municipality. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2653 80-0 (2007) Author: Harless, Patricia
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to emergency services districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2682 80-0 (2007) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to the administration and powers of a coordinated county transportation authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2711 80-0 (2007) Author: Straus, Joe Relating to multi-jurisdictional library districts. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 2792 80-0 (2007) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to the authority of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities to utilize bid and contract alternatives. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2822 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the use of public funds by a political subdivision for communications that contain false information relating to a ballot measure; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2898 80-0 (2007) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to performance audits of certain regional transportation authorities. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2951 80-0 (2007) Author: Mallory Caraway, Barbara Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of film districts. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2989 80-0 (2007) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to the board of directors of a regional tollway authority. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3011 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike | et. al.
Relating to the creation of ship channel security districts by certain populous counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3028 80-0 (2007) Author: Frost, Stephen Relating to the powers of the Red River Redevelopment Authority; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3113 80-0 (2007) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to the transfer of the Texas State Railroad to, and the creation of, the Texas State Railroad Authority. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3125 80-0 (2007) Author: Macias, Nathan Relating to the issuance of bonds or other obligations by library districts. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 3162 80-0 (2007) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon Relating to the sales and use tax rate for a fire control, prevention, and emergency medical services district. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3166 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning special districts, including conforming amendments. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 3192 80-0 (2007) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to the powers and duties of a regional tollway authority related to turnpikes and other related projects. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3223 80-0 (2007) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to public improvement districts designated by a county or municipality. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on intent calendar
HB 3248 80-0 (2007) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the transfer or exclusion of territory in emergency services districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 3407 80-0 (2007) Author: Hamilton, Mike
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the appointment of emergency services boards in districts located in more than one county. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3417 80-0 (2007) Author: Garcia, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the counties authorized to create a crime control and prevention district and to the sales and use tax imposed by municipal crime control and prevention districts. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3444 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the eligibility of emergency services districts to apply for or receive grants. House: County Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 3696 80-0 (2007) Author: Brown, Betty | et. al. Relating to the validation of acts and proceedings of the Lake View Management and Development District and the division of the district into two or more new districts. House: Urban Affairs Recommitted to committee
HB 3706 80-0 (2007) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of film districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3712 80-0 (2007) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to the authority of regional mobility authorities, including the participation of private entities in authority projects. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3718 80-0 (2007) Author: Krusee, Mike
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to terms of directors of a regional mobility authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 3719 80-0 (2007) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of a transportation infrastructure services district imposing taxes and authorizing bonds. House: Transportation Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3783 80-0 (2007) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to the construction, acquisition, financing, maintenance, management, operation, ownership, and control of transportation facilities and the progress, improvement, policing, and safety of transportation in the state; modifying existing taxes. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3833 80-0 (2007) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to annexation by a municipality of area designated as a public improvement district by a county. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3860 80-0 (2007) Author: Orr, Rob Relating to the authority of emergency service districts to receive property from other political subdivisions without complying with notice and bidding requirements for the sale or exchange of land. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 3861 80-0 (2007) Author: Orr, Rob Relating to the bidding requirements for emergency service districts. House: County Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3870 80-0 (2007) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Relating to sales and use taxes in emergency services districts. House: Local Government Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3879 80-0 (2007) Author: Menendez, Jose
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the powers and duties of defense base development authorities; modifying the power of eminent domain. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3954 80-0 (2007) Author: Macias, Nathan
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to improvement projects in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4004 80-0 (2007) Author: Vo, Hubert | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the creation of the International Management District; providing authority to impose assessments and taxes and to issue bonds. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4005 80-0 (2007) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to the creation of the Research Valley Innovation District. House: County Affairs Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4013 80-0 (2007) Author: Allen, Alma
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the creation of the Spectrum Management District; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on intent calendar
HB 4015 80-0 (2007) Author: Otto, John
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the powers and duties of the East Montgomery County Improvement District; providing authority to impose a tax. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4045 80-0 (2007) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the creation of the Towne Lake Management District; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4053 80-0 (2007) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the creation of the Galveston Grand Beach Management District; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 4066 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, John Relating to the creation of the NASA Area Management District; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a sales and use tax, and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4077 80-0 (2007) Author: McClendon, Ruth
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the creation of an east San Antonio economic development district to be known as the Eastside Improvement District No. 1; providing authority to impose an assessment and issue bonds. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4085 80-0 (2007) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the creation of the Triple Creek Municipal Management District; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 4090 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the creation of the Glenbrook Valley Neighborhood Preservation and Improvement District; providing authority to impose an assessment and a tax, and issue bonds or similar obligations. House: Urban Affairs Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4091 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the boundaries and board of directors of Harris County Improvement District No. 6. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 4092 80-0 (2007) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the creation of the Harris County Improvement District No. 8; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Urban Affairs Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4093 80-0 (2007) Author: Otto, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the creation of the Chambers-Liberty Counties Improvement District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4103 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the Town Center Improvement District of Montgomery County, Texas, including the district's authority to impose taxes and issue bonds. House: County Affairs Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4109 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the administration, powers, including taxing powers and the authority to issue bonds, boundaries, operations, financing, and dissolution of the Town Center Improvement District of Montgomery County, Texas. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
See remarks for effective date
HB 4110 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Improvement District No. 9; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4113 80-0 (2007) Author: Cohen, Ellen | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the Buffalo Bayou Management District. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 4123 80-0 (2007) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to territory included in, and the validation of acts of, the Greater Southeast Management District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 4134 80-0 (2007) Author: Miles, Borris
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Improvement District No. 10; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HCR 274 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 4091. Signed by the Governor
HCR 287 80-0 (2007) Author: Keffer, Jim Requesting the General Land Office to study acceptable appraisal methodology relating to the sale of residential and commercial leased property held by special districts of the state. Received from the House
HJR 88 80-0 (2007) Author: Straus, Joe Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow library districts to impose property taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 146 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to the creation of higher education enhancement districts; authorizing sales and use taxes and property taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 241 80-0 (2007) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the creation of a library district. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 245 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to the first option of a local toll project-building entity to finance, construct, or operate a new toll project. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 524 80-0 (2007) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the validation of governmental acts and proceedings of the Downtown Midland Management District. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 607 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Chavez, Norma
Relating to the designation of certain areas as banking development districts to encourage the establishment of financial institution branches in those areas. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 671 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Miles, Borris
Relating to territory included in, and the validation of acts of, the Greater Southeast Management District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 754 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the credits to be applied to certain taxes for payments made for improvements to certain roadways. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 755 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to certain motor fuel exemptions. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 878 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to residential property exemptions from taxes, assessments, and impact fees in the Greater East End Management District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 936 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to motor fuel tax credits for certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities providing public school transportation services to a school district. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 940 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Straus, Joe
Relating to multi-jurisdictional library districts. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 964 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Hill, Fred
Relating to the board of directors of a regional tollway authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 965 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Hill, Fred
Relating to the powers and duties of a regional tollway authority related to turnpikes and other related projects. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
House appoints conferees-reported
SB 1004 80-0 (2007) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the election and disqualification of emergency services commissioners in certain populous counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to County Affairs
SB 1012 80-0 (2007) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to the establishment of regional participation agreements between certain municipalities and districts; authorizing the issuance of bonds. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1074 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Corte, Jr., Frank
Relating to short-term revenue bonds in certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 1077 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Harper-Brown, Linda
Relating to performance audits of certain regional transportation authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 1123 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Miles, Borris
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Improvement District No. 8; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1134 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning special districts, including conforming amendments. Senate: Administration Referred to Administration
SB 1207 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne
Relating to the removal by the county commissioners court of appointed special district board members who engage in misconduct. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1210 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to the use of eminent domain for highway or other transportation purposes. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1237 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Menendez, Jose | et. al.
Relating to the powers and duties of defense base development authorities; modifying the power of eminent domain. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1270 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to county development districts. Senate: Business & Commerce Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 1319 80-0 (2007) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to county development district programs to promote tourism. Filed
SB 1370 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to the powers and duties of certain entities authorized to construct turnpike or toll projects. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1406 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the authorization of airport authorities and the issuance of bonds and the exercise of eminent domain by the authorities. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Land & Resource Management
SB 1421 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to allowing the creation of scientific and cultural facilities districts in council of government regions; authorizing a tax. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SB 1435 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the creation, powers, and funding of a metropolitan area mobility authority; authorizing a tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1439 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to the annexation powers of the West Fort Bend Management District. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1474 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the creation of ship channel security districts by certain populous counties. Senate: Natural Resources Withdrawn from schedule
SB 1501 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Leibowitz, David
Relating to the removal of an appointed emergency services district board member by a county commissioners court. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1502 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Bolton, Valinda | et. al.
Relating to the adoption, increase, or abolition of a sales and use tax by an emergency services district. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1548 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Martinez, Armando
Relating to certain open meetings requirements applicable to a regional mobility authority. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1565 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to a local option election in the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County to set a limitation of not less than three percent on the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads for purposes of ad valorem taxation by each county, municipality, and junior college district in the territory of the transit authority and to require the redistribution of not more than one-eighth of the sales and use tax revenue of the transit authority to those taxing units. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1618 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Veasey, Marc
Relating to the award of a contract by an airport authority created by certain municipalities. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1631 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to payment for the provision of services by a metropolitan rapid transit authority to persons with disabilities in a unit of election that has withdrawn from the authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation
SB 1659 80-0 (2007) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Cook, Byron
Relating to the transfer of the Texas State Railroad to, and the creation of, the Texas State Railroad Authority. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1663 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the selection of a presiding officer on the appointments panel of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1676 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the sunset review of certain river authorities. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1688 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Krusee, Mike
Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of a transportation infrastructure services district created by a municipality; imposing taxes and authorizing bonds. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1743 80-0 (2007) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Frost, Stephen | et. al.
Relating to the powers of the Red River Redevelopment Authority; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 1791 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to a review by the sunset commission of the eminent domain authority of special districts and the abolition of that authority unless continued by the legislature. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1808 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the creation, powers, and funding of the Metroplex Area Mobility Authority and to requiring the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex to be included in a single Texas Department of Transportation district; authorizing a tax. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 1858 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to municipalities eligible to create a regional mobility authority. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1929 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to transportation infrastructure in this state; providing penalties; authorizing the issuance of bonds; making an appropriation. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1944 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public money for fees and dues of a state association or organization. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1945 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the creation of the Spectrum Management District; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Withdrawn from schedule
SB 1969 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation of the Las Damas Management District; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1975 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the creation of the International Management District; providing authority to impose assessments and taxes and to issue bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1984 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Allen, Alma
Relating to the creation of the Spectrum Management District; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1993 80-0 (2007) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Relating to the validation of acts and proceedings of the Lake View Management and Development District and the division of the district into two or more new districts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1999 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to the creation of the NASA Area Management District; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a sales and use tax, and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2008 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the creation of the Comal County Special Improvement District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to County Affairs
SB 2022 80-0 (2007) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the administration, powers, including taxing powers and the authority to issue bonds, boundaries, operations, financing, and dissolution of the Town Center Improvement District of Montgomery County, Texas. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2032 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the boundaries and board of directors of Harris County Improvement District No. 6. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2044 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Harris County Improvement District No. 9; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Urban Affairs
SB 2050 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to territory included in, and the validation of acts of, the Greater Southeast Management District. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 2055 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the creation of the Harris County Improvement District No. 10; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2056 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the creation of the Galveston Grand Beach Management District; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SJR 9 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit a district created to provide local funding to support public institutions of higher education to impose an ad valorem tax if approved by the voters of the district. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 34 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow library districts to impose property taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 50 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a local option election in the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County to set a limitation of not less than three percent on the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads for purposes of ad valorem taxation by each county, municipality, and junior college district in the territory of the transit authority and to require the redistribution of a portion of the sales and use tax revenue of the transit authority to those political subdivisions. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 92 79-0 (2005) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to legislative lobbying by a housing authority; imposing a criminal penalty. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 98 79-0 (2005) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin | et. al. Relating to certain appointments to the boards of metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 167 79-0 (2005) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the use of the development project fund by certain municipal development districts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 232 79-0 (2005) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the exclusion from an emergency services district of certain territory subject to assessments. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 422 79-0 (2005) Author: Casteel, Carter
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to park and recreation districts. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 525 79-0 (2005) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the creation of homestead preservation districts, reinvestment zones, and other programs to increase home ownership and provide affordable housing. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 847 79-0 (2005) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the board of directors of a regional mobility authority. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1109 79-0 (2005) Author: Merritt, Tommy | et. al. Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, and financing of a border region high-speed rail authority for the Texas-Louisiana and the Texas-Mexico border regions; granting the power to issue bonds; imposing a tax; granting the power of eminent domain. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1115 79-0 (2005) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the creation of the Harris County Improvement District No. 5; providing authority to impose a tax and issue a bond or similar obligation. House: Local Government Ways & Means Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 1444 79-0 (2005) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to boundaries of emergency services districts. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1458 79-0 (2005) Author: Bailey, Kevin
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the creation of the Airline Improvement District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue a bond or similar obligation. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1478 79-0 (2005) Author: Wong, Martha
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the eminent domain power of certain municipal management districts. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
No action taken in committee
HB 1587 79-0 (2005) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to liability and validation issues of the Downtown Midland Management District. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1708 79-0 (2005) Author: Baxter, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the applicability of state ethics laws to and indemnification of directors and officers of regional mobility authorities; providing penalties. House: Elections
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1727 79-0 (2005) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to zoning regulations in certain unincorporated areas of a county; authorizing a tax and providing penalties. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 1741 79-0 (2005) Author: Seaman, Gene Relating to the creation by certain municipalities and powers of regional mobility authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 1815 79-0 (2005) Author: Krusee, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to term limitations for members of boards of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1819 79-0 (2005) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the creation of the Harris County Improvement District No. 5; providing authority to impose a tax and issue a bond or similar obligation. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1830 79-0 (2005) Author: Wong, Martha
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the notice provided for the establishment of municipal management districts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1919 79-0 (2005) Author: Allen, Ray
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to notice in certain real property transactions concerning public improvement districts. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 1/1/06
HB 1937 79-0 (2005) Author: Ritter, Allan
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the authority of certain counties to create county assistance districts for certain purposes. House: Economic Development
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1950 79-0 (2005) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to a rural rail transportation district and taxation of a leasehold or other possessory interest. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1986 79-0 (2005) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the administration and powers of a coordinated county transportation authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2019 79-0 (2005) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning special districts, including conforming amendments. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2114 79-0 (2005) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, and financing of a border region high-speed rail authority for the Texas-Louisiana and the Texas-Mexico border regions; granting the power to issue bonds; imposing a tax; granting the power of eminent domain. House: Transportation Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2131 79-0 (2005) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the demonstration of financial assurance by a local government in relation to the operation of a municipal solid waste landfill facility. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2138 79-0 (2005) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the acquisition, construction, maintenance, operation, and provision of toll facilities and a transit system by a regional mobility authority, and the transfer to a regional mobility authority of the toll facilities, transit system, and related assets of a regional tollway authority or transit provider or of certain counties; providing criminal penalties; authorizing a tax. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2139 79-0 (2005) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to certain agreements by the Texas Department of Transportation involving pass-through tolls. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 2235 79-0 (2005) Author: Baxter, Todd
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the merger of emergency services districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2237 79-0 (2005) Author: Baxter, Todd Relating to certain prerequisites for the Texas Department of Transportation or a regional mobility authority to construct or finance a new toll project or convert a segment of a free state highway to a toll project. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2300 79-0 (2005) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the authority of metropolitan rapid transit authorities to use a hybrid delivery system for certain construction projects. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2312 79-0 (2005) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the filing of personal financial disclosure statements by municipal officers and candidates, members of the boards of trustees of school districts, and directors of sports and community venue districts. House: Elections Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 2353 79-0 (2005) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the creation by certain municipalities of regional mobility authorities. Filed
HB 2393 79-0 (2005) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to the creation and authority of municipal development districts. House: Local Government Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2462 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the creation and taxes of a library district. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 2467 79-0 (2005) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the elimination of certain alternative fuels programs of this state. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 2548 79-0 (2005) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the election of emergency services districts boards. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2549 79-0 (2005) Author: Nixon, Joe
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to validation of certain acts taken by the Westchase District. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2560 79-0 (2005) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to validation of the creation of and certain acts taken by the Rockwall County Public Safety and Fire Assistance District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2572 79-0 (2005) Author: Truitt, Vicki | et. al.
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the functions of local mental health and mental retardation authorities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2575 79-0 (2005) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to the tax rate for emergency services districts located in certain populous counties. House: Local Government Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2580 79-0 (2005) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to restricting certain political activities by certain road districts, regional tollway authorities, regional mobility authorities, and their officers and employees. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2610 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to rural emergency air trauma safety service regions. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 2619 79-0 (2005) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to a program by the Office of Rural Community Affairs to assist rural areas with the establishment of emergency services districts. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2654 79-0 (2005) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to the terms of directors of a regional mobility authority. House: Transportation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2655 79-0 (2005) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to regional mobility authorities. House: Transportation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2701 79-0 (2005) Author: Crownover, Myra
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to higher education authorities. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2710 79-0 (2005) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to the election of initial emergency services district boards in districts located in more than one county. House: County Affairs Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 2721 79-0 (2005) Author: Gattis, Dan Relating to the eligibility to vote in special utility district elections. House: Elections No action taken in committee
HB 2800 79-0 (2005) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the dissolution of certain sports and community venues. House: Local Government Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2827 79-0 (2005) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to the numbering of emergency services districts converted from rural fire prevention districts. House: County Affairs Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 2829 79-0 (2005) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to audits of emergency services districts. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2889 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the governing board and territory of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2939 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the assumption of road district powers by certain conservation and reclamation districts. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2957 79-0 (2005) Author: Hamric, Peggy
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to an exemption from the competitive bidding requirement for certain purchases by an emergency services district. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2958 79-0 (2005) Author: Hamric, Peggy
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to the creation of freight rail districts; granting authority to issue bonds or other similar obligations to create public debt; granting the power of eminent domain. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 3047 79-0 (2005) Author: Veasey, Marc
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to communication district or emergency communication district participation in state travel services contracts. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
HB 3112 79-0 (2005) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the security of computer networks in state government. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 3164 79-0 (2005) Author: Noriega, Melissa
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to taxes, assessments, and impact fees imposed on residential property by the Greater East End Management District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3187 79-0 (2005) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to allowing the creation of multi-jurisdictional library districts; imposing a tax. House: Local Government Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3228 79-0 (2005) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to the creation, organization, management, powers and duties, and development of service and financial plan for a regional passenger rail district in metropolitan areas; providing for elections; providing for a governing structure; authorizing contracting with existing public transportation providers; making provisions as to severability; and declaring an emergency. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3395 79-0 (2005) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the planning, construction, and operation of toll road projects by certain counties. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3465 79-0 (2005) Author: Baxter, Todd Relating to the liability of certain entities that enter agreements with a metropolitan rapid transit authority. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3480 79-0 (2005) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al. Relating to the creation of the West Fort Bend Management District; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: Urban Affairs Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3492 79-0 (2005) Author: Dawson, Glenda | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Pearland Municipal Management District No. 1; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3493 79-0 (2005) Author: Wong, Martha Relating to the creation of the Southampton Neighborhood Services District; providing authority to issue a bond or similar obligation. House: Urban Affairs Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3494 79-0 (2005) Author: Wong, Martha Relating to the creation of the Montrose Community Improvement District; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: Urban Affairs Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3514 79-0 (2005) Author: Eissler, Rob
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the powers and duties of the Southwest Montgomery County Improvement District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3516 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the creation of the Harris County Improvement District No. 8; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 3517 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Improvement District No. 7; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3518 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Improvement District No. 6; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 3522 79-0 (2005) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the creation of the West Ranch Management District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue a bond or similar obligation. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3526 79-0 (2005) Author: Hochberg, Scott
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the creation of the Greater Sharpstown Management District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue a bond or similar obligation. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3528 79-0 (2005) Author: Bailey, Kevin
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to property exemptions in, and the validation of certain acts of, the Greater Greenspoint Management District of Harris County. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3529 79-0 (2005) Author: Vo, Hubert | et. al. Relating to the creation of the International Management District; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose taxes and issue bonds. House: Urban Affairs Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3532 79-0 (2005) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the creation of the Pflugerville Municipal Management District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3536 79-0 (2005) Author: Davis, John Relating to the creation of the NASA Area Management District; providing authority to levy assessments, impose taxes and issue bonds. House: Urban Affairs Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3545 79-0 (2005) Author: Wong, Martha | et. al. Relating to the Buffalo Bayou Management District and the creation of the East Montrose Management District and the Fourth Ward Management District out of part of the territory of the Buffalo Bayou Management District; authorizing taxes and bonds. House: Urban Affairs Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3550 79-0 (2005) Author: Bailey, Kevin
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the powers and duties of the Aldine Improvement District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3554 79-0 (2005) Author: Howard, Charlie
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the creation of the Imperial Redevelopment District; providing authority to impose taxes and issue bonds. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3558 79-0 (2005) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the creation of the Galveston County Management District No. 1; providing authority to levy an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: Urban Affairs Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3560 79-0 (2005) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the boundaries and organization of the Spring Branch Area Management District. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3581 79-0 (2005) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the creation of the Dickinson Management District No. 1; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds. House: Urban Affairs Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3589 79-0 (2005) Author: Brown, Fred
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the creation of the Research Valley Innovation District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3590 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the creation of the Espada Development District; providing authority to acquire water and wastewater improvements, impose assessments and taxes, and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HJR 9 79-0 (2005) Author: Keel, Terry Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a four-year term for a board member of a regional mobility authority. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HJR 37 79-0 (2005) Author: Riddle, Debbie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a six-year term for a board member of a regional mobility authority. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HJR 79 79-0 (2005) Author: Krusee, Mike
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a six-year term for a board member of a regional mobility authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 98 79-0 (2005) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow library districts to impose property taxes. House: Local Government Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HR 2196 79-0 (2005) Author: Wong, Martha Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1830. Reported enrolled
HR 2208 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3518. Filed
HR 2221 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3518. Reported enrolled
HR 2236 79-0 (2005) Author: Hochberg, Scott Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3526. 1 hr. notice-for consideration
SB 171 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to the emergency service fee rate in certain 9-1-1 emergency communication districts. House: Regulated Industries
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 182 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al.
Sponsor: Krusee, Mike
Relating to the board of directors of an intermunicipal commuter rail district. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 224 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Wong, Martha
Relating to the eminent domain power of certain municipal management districts. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 267 79-0 (2005) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to the exclusion from an emergency services district of certain territory subject to assessments. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 314 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to the emergency service fee rate in certain 9-1-1 emergency communication districts. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 433 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Casteel, Carter
Relating to the authorization of airport districts and the issuance of bonds and the exercise of eminent domain by the districts. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 466 79-0 (2005) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Hill, Fred
Relating to the creation and authority of municipal development districts. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 598 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to providing and maintaining an emergency radio infrastructure. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 621 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the territory of certain 9-1-1 emergency communication districts. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 718 79-0 (2005) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Berman, Leo
Relating to boundaries of emergency services districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 728 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Baxter, Todd
Relating to the liability of certain entities that enter agreements with a metropolitan rapid transit authority. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 752 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to term limitations for members of boards of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 840 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to park and recreation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 841 79-0 (2005) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the creation of the Greater 1960 Improvement District. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Urban Affairs
SB 849 79-0 (2005) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the authority of a regional mobility authority to impose a local tax on the sale of gasoline and diesel fuel. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 899 79-0 (2005) Author: Carona, John Relating to funding for crime control and prevention districts; imposing a tax and providing a penalty. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 993 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Allen, Alma
Relating to the creation of the Harris County Improvement District No. 5; providing authority to impose a tax and issue a bond or similar obligation. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1022 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Keel, Terry
Relating to the creation of the Bee Cave Development District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue a bond or similar obligation. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Point of order sustained
SB 1029 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning special districts, including conforming amendments. Senate: Administration Referred to Administration
SB 1032 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Swinford, David
Relating to the elimination of certain alternative fuels programs of this state. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1090 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Menendez, Jose | et. al.
Relating to the powers and duties of a defense base development authority. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1105 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Relating to defense adjustment management authorities. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 1162 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to notice in certain real property transactions concerning public improvement districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1187 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the functions of local mental health and mental retardation authorities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1205 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Menendez, Jose
Relating to allowing the creation of multi-jurisdictional library districts; authorizing taxes and bonds. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1248 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to contracts by a school board with a juvenile board for public school transportation. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 1251 79-0 (2005) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry
Relating to the acquisition, construction, maintenance, operation, and provision of toll facilities and a transit system by a regional mobility authority, and the transfer to a regional mobility authority of the toll facilities, transit system, and related assets of a regional tollway authority or transit provider or of certain counties; providing criminal penalties; authorizing a tax. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1326 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the creation of county gaming districts to regulate local-option video lottery gaming; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1339 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Straus, Joe
Relating to the limitation on the sales and use tax rate of a political subdivision in an advanced transportation district. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1353 79-0 (2005) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to the powers and duties of the Town Center Improvement District of Montgomery County, Texas, and of governmental entities and peace officers that interact with the district; providing a penalty. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1384 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Hill, Fred
Relating to regional tollway authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1407 79-0 (2005) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the demonstration of financial assurance by a local government in relation to the operation of a municipal solid waste landfill facility. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1431 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the ability of a commissioners court to appoint a member to the board of an emergency services district. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1434 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Puente, Robert
Relating to use of money of an advanced transportation district to finance advanced transportation or mobility enhancement by a county, municipality, or local government corporation. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1435 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to the numbering of emergency services districts converted from rural fire prevention districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1436 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to audits of emergency services districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1437 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to emergency services district boards in districts located in more than one county. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1438 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the ability of a commissioners court to appoint a member to the board of an emergency services district. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Received from the Senate
SB 1498 79-0 (2005) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to the requirement for water district consent to certain actions by municipalities that provide law enforcement or fire protection services. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1509 79-0 (2005) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to the election of emergency services districts boards. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1518 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie
Relating to validation of the creation of and certain acts taken by the Rockwall County Public Safety and Fire Assistance District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1555 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Noriega, Melissa
Relating to taxes, assessments, and impact fees imposed on residential property by the Greater East End Management District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1621 79-0 (2005) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to the tax rate for emergency services districts located in certain populous counties. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1624 79-0 (2005) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the creation of freight rail districts; granting authority to issue bonds or other similar obligations to create public debt; granting the power of eminent domain. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 1630 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to certain agreements by the Texas Department of Transportation involving pass-through tolls. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1663 79-0 (2005) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Veasey, Marc
Relating to emergency communication district participation in state travel services contracts. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately