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HB 1053 86-0 (2019) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the administration, powers, and duties of certain navigation districts; authorizing the imposition of a tax. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1253 86-0 (2019) Author: Leman, Ben Relating to establishing actual progress for the purposes of determining the right to repurchase real property from a condemning entity. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 1776 86-0 (2019) Author: Middleton, Mayes Relating to property owned by navigation districts. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1928 86-0 (2019) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the administration, powers, and duties of certain navigation districts. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2450 86-0 (2019) Author: Oliverson, Tom Relating to the requirement that certain political subdivisions hold elections on uniform election dates. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2565 86-0 (2019) Author: Dominguez, Alex
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the administration, powers, and duties of self-liquidating navigation districts. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
HB 2921 86-0 (2019) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the review of the Port of Corpus Christi Authority of Nueces County, Texas, by the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2922 86-0 (2019) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the administration of the Port of Corpus Christi of Nueces County, Texas. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2923 86-0 (2019) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to changing the name of the Port of Corpus Christi Authority of Nueces County, Texas. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2924 86-0 (2019) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the composition of the port commission of the Port of Corpus Christi Authority of Nueces County, Texas. House: Transportation Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 2925 86-0 (2019) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the composition of the port commission of the Port of Corpus Christi Authority of Nueces County, Texas. House: Transportation Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3207 86-0 (2019) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the maritime port plans, reports, and programs prepared by the Port Authority Advisory Committee. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3850 86-0 (2019) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the funding of certain ship channel improvements; authorizing the Texas Transportation Commission to issue revenue bonds. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
HB 3949 86-0 (2019) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to the administration of navigation districts. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 4091 86-0 (2019) Author: Middleton, Mayes Relating to collection of taxes and confiscation of unlawful containers and illicit beverages by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission at certain ports of entry. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 4166 86-0 (2019) Author: VanDeaver, Gary
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to a study of the feasibility of the expansion of navigation on the Red River by the Red River Authority of Texas. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 4172 86-0 (2019) Author: Leach, Jeff
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning water and wastewater special districts, including conforming amendments. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Administration
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 4264 86-0 (2019) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the composition of the port commission of the Port of Corpus Christi Authority of Nueces County, Texas. House: Transportation Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4434 86-0 (2019) Author: Canales, Terry | et. al. Relating to navigation districts. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 4436 86-0 (2019) Author: Canales, Terry | et. al. Relating to the board of pilot commissioners for Harris County ports. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4438 86-0 (2019) Author: Canales, Terry | et. al. Relating to the powers and duties of the Port of Houston Authority of Harris County, Texas. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 4445 86-0 (2019) Author: Canales, Terry | et. al. Relating to the safe and efficient provision of pilot services by the board of pilot commissioners for Harris County ports. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4666 86-0 (2019) Author: Deshotel, Joe
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the modernization of the law governing the Port of Beaumont Navigation District of Jefferson County, Texas. House: Transportation
Senate: Texas Ports, Select
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 4695 86-0 (2019) Author: Deshotel, Joe
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the administration of the Port of Port Arthur Navigation District of Jefferson County, including the authority to impose taxes. House: Transportation
Senate: Texas Ports, Select
Effective immediately
HB 4759 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the powers and duties of the Port of Harlingen Authority; authorizing the imposition of a tax. House: Transportation Recommendations filed with the Speaker
SB 554 86-0 (2019) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al. Relating to establishing actual progress for the purposes of determining the right to repurchase real property from a condemning entity. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Land & Resource Management
SB 755 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to the administration, powers, and duties of certain navigation districts. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 1424 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the composition of the port commission of the Port of Corpus Christi Authority of Nueces County, Texas. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1425 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the composition of the port commission of the Port of Corpus Christi Authority of Nueces County, Texas. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1438 86-0 (2019) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Bailes, Ernest | et. al.
Relating to prohibitions on the disposition of property interests by navigation districts for certain purposes. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1717 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the issuance of a permit by certain port authorities for the operation and movement of oversize vehicles. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1871 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the administration of the Port of Corpus Christi of Nueces County, Texas. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1872 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the review of the Port of Corpus Christi Authority of Nueces County, Texas, by the Sunset Advisory Commission. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1873 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to changing the name of the Port of Corpus Christi Authority of Nueces County, Texas. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1915 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol
Sponsor: Canales, Terry | et. al.
Relating to the board of pilot commissioners for Harris County ports. House: Transportation
Senate: Texas Ports, Select
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 1959 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe
Relating to the maritime port plans, reports, and programs prepared by the Port Authority Advisory Committee. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 2071 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the composition of the port commission of the Port of Corpus Christi Authority of Nueces County, Texas. Senate: Transportation Recommendations filed with the Senate
SB 2221 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the powers and duties of the Port of Houston Authority of Harris County, Texas. Senate: Texas Ports, Select Referred to Texas Ports, Select
SB 2222 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the board of pilot commissioners for Harris County ports. Senate: Texas Ports, Select Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2223 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Canales, Terry | et. al.
Relating to the efficient provision of pilot services by the board of pilot commissioners for Harris County ports. House: Transportation
Senate: Texas Ports, Select
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 2451 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the administration, powers, and duties of self-liquidating navigation districts. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 2556 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the modernization of the law governing the Port of Beaumont Navigation District of Jefferson County, Texas. Senate: Texas Ports, Select Recommendations filed with the Senate
HB 1394 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to the administration of the Port of Houston Authority. House: Transportation Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 1395 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to the powers and duties of navigation districts, port authorities, and boards of trustees of municipal port facilities. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1528 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to the powers and duties of navigation districts and port authorities. House: Transportation Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2076 85-0 (2017) Author: Schubert, Leighton Relating to establishing actual progress for the purposes of determining the right to repurchase real property from a condemning entity. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2460 85-0 (2017) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the board of commissioners of the Port of Beaumont Navigation District of Jefferson County. House: Texas Ports, Innovation & Infrastructure, Select
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 2499 85-0 (2017) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to the disposition of real property interests by navigation districts and port authorities. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2591 85-0 (2017) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to the exemption from taxes and special assessments of property of a navigation district. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2592 85-0 (2017) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the powers and duties of a designated officer of a navigation district. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2593 85-0 (2017) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to franchises granted by navigation districts. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2610 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the term for a lease of land owned by certain navigation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2749 85-0 (2017) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to the composition of the Port Authority Advisory Committee. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2936 85-0 (2017) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the administration of the Port of Port Arthur Navigation District of Jefferson County, including the authority to impose taxes. House: Texas Ports, Innovation & Infrastructure, Select
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
HB 2952 85-0 (2017) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the powers and duties of the Sabine-Neches Navigation District of Jefferson County; providing clarification of existing authority with regard to the imposition of maintenance taxes. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3511 85-0 (2017) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to the movement of equipment transporting intermodal shipping containers in international commerce. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3909 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the powers and duties of a commissioners court to levy and collect taxes on behalf of a navigation district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3941 85-0 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade Relating to the creation of a revolving loan program to finance ship channel improvements. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 4021 85-0 (2017) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the financing of ports in the state. House: Texas Ports, Innovation & Infrastructure, Select Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4088 85-0 (2017) Author: Faircloth, Wayne Relating to the sunset review of navigation districts. House: Texas Ports, Innovation & Infrastructure, Select Referred to Texas Ports, Innovation & Infrastructure, Select
SB 28 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe | et. al.
Relating to the financing of ports in the state. House: Texas Ports, Innovation & Infrastructure, Select
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 628 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al. Relating to establishing actual progress for the purposes of determining the right to repurchase real property from a condemning entity. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 1129 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to franchises granted by navigation districts. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1131 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to the powers and duties of a designated officer of a navigation district. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1133 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to the exemption from taxes and special assessments of property of a navigation district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 1292 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the creation of a revolving loan program to finance ship channel improvements. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1361 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe
Relating to the powers and duties of the Sabine-Neches Navigation District of Jefferson County. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1395 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Sponsor: Perez, Mary Ann
Relating to the powers and duties of navigation districts and port authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 1805 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to the multiuse training and operations center facility. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1864 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Perez, Mary Ann
Relating to the administration of the Port of Houston Authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 2199 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the powers and duties of a county or municipality to impose taxes on behalf of a navigation district. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1321 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to route designation for the issuance of a permit for the movement of oversize and overweight vehicles in certain counties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1716 84-0 (2015) Author: Oliveira, René | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the term for a lease of land owned by certain navigation districts. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1907 84-0 (2015) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to a study by the Texas Department of Transportation of the navigability of the Red River for commercial purposes. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2819 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to improvement projects of the Sabine-Neches Navigation District of Jefferson County, Texas; providing authority to issue anticipation notes and time warrants. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 3152 84-0 (2015) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the administration of the Port of Houston Authority. House: Special Purpose Districts Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3335 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the regulation of oyster resources. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 3769 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the funding of certain transportation projects. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 4135 84-0 (2015) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to requiring the Port of Houston Authority to comply with historically underutilized business provisions. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1137 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe
Relating to improvement projects of the Sabine-Neches Navigation District of Jefferson County, Texas; providing authority to issue anticipation notes and time warrants. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1894 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to the powers and duties of navigation districts, port authorities, and boards of trustees of municipal port facilities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 20 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the repurchase of real property from an entity with eminent domain authority. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 1642 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the Port of Houston Authority. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3471 83-0 (2013) Author: Deshotel, Joe
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the compensation of the members of the board of port commissioners of the Port of Port Arthur Navigation District of Jefferson County. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 203 83-0 (2013) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al. Relating to the Port of Houston Authority; creating an offense. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1169 82-0 (2011) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to the issuance of certain permits for the movement of oversize or overweight vehicles. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1251 82-0 (2011) Author: Deshotel, Joe
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the election of the members of the Board of Port Commissioners of the Port of Port Arthur Navigation District of Jefferson County. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 1305 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the issuance of oversize or overweight vehicle permits by certain port authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 2206 82-0 (2011) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the funding and planning of activities undertaken under the Coastal Erosion Planning and Response Act; imposing a fee. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
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 2346 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to authorized investments for ports and navigation districts. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2770 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the powers and duties of navigation districts, port authorities, and certain municipalities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 2771 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the purchasing powers and duties of a navigation district or port authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2792 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the power of the Aransas County Navigation District to determine the amount of a check or bond necessary to purchase land from the district. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 3321 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to the name, organization, and powers of the Port of Corpus Christi Authority of Nueces County, Texas. House: Transportation Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3456 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the powers of a board of trustees of harbor and port facilities of certain municipalities. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3824 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the board of directors of the Cedar Bayou Navigation District. House: Transportation Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3826 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the board of directors of the Cedar Bayou Navigation District. House: Transportation Recommendations filed with the Speaker
SB 524 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to the issuance of certain permits for the movement of oversize or overweight vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
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 1256 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the power of the Aransas County Navigation District to determine the amount of a check or bond necessary to purchase land from the district. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1761 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the name, organization, and powers of the Port of Corpus Christi Authority of Nueces County, Texas. Senate: International Relations & Trade Referred to International Relations and Trade
HB 1972 81-0 (2009) Author: Hamilton, Mike
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to contracts and purchases by certain navigation districts. House: Transportation
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective immediately
HB 2021 81-0 (2009) Author: Weber, Randy Relating to the board of navigation and canal commissioners of the Matagorda County Navigation District No. 1. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2117 81-0 (2009) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al. Relating to the operation and continuation of the law authorizing the issuance of oversize or overweight vehicle permits by certain port authorities. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2604 81-0 (2009) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to the issuance of certain permits for overweight vehicles. House: Transportation Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2605 81-0 (2009) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to powers of the Port of Corpus Christi Authority of Nueces County, Texas, pertaining to land in and adjacent to Naval Station Ingleside. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3692 81-0 (2009) Author: Deshotel, Joe
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the compensation of the members of the board of port commissioners of the Port of Port Arthur Navigation District of Jefferson County. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3722 81-0 (2009) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon | et. al. Relating to the Port of Corpus Christi Authority of Nueces County, Texas. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3785 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the powers and duties of a navigation district or port authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 4493 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to contracts awarded through competitive bidding by certain port and harbor facilities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 4651 81-0 (2009) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the sovereign immunity of certain local governmental entities regarding certain contracts. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 4699 81-0 (2009) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the powers of the board of port commissioners of the Port of Port Arthur Navigation District of Jefferson County, Texas. House: Transportation No action taken in committee
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 4824 81-0 (2009) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the election of the members of the Board of Port Commissioners of the Port of Port Arthur Navigation District of Jefferson County. House: Transportation Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 4835 81-0 (2009) Author: Rios Ybarra, Tara Relating to the governing body of the Willacy County Navigation District. House: Transportation Recommendations filed with the Speaker
SB 835 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon | et. al.
Relating to powers of the Port of Corpus Christi Authority of Nueces County, Texas, pertaining to land in and adjacent to Naval Station Ingleside. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: S/C on Base Realignment and Closure
Effective immediately
SB 836 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon
Relating to the Port of Corpus Christi Authority of Nueces County, Texas. House: Transportation
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective immediately
SB 1373 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to the operation and continuation of the law authorizing the issuance of oversize or overweight vehicle permits by certain port authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: International Relations & Trade
See remarks for effective date
SB 1571 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to the issuance of certain permits for overweight vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 2054 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to contracts and purchases by certain navigation districts. Senate: International Relations & Trade Referred to International Relations and Trade
SB 2450 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the sovereign immunity of certain local governmental entities regarding certain contracts. Senate: International Relations & Trade Referred to International Relations and Trade
SB 2480 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Weber, Randy
Relating to the board of navigation and canal commissioners of the Matagorda County Navigation District No. 1. House: Transportation
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective immediately
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 2569 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Rios Ybarra, Tara
Relating to the governing body of the Willacy County Navigation District. House: Transportation
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective immediately
HB 386 80-0 (2007) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the repeal of the law creating the Texas Deepwater Port Authority. House: Government Reform
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 542 80-0 (2007) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the name of the Brazos River Harbor Navigation District of Brazoria County and the name of its governing body. House: Government Reform
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 576 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the bid bond form of bid deposit for certain special district construction projects. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 837 80-0 (2007) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to peace officers commissioned by a navigation district. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 1311 80-0 (2007) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to requiring certain municipalities to disannex land owned by a navigation district. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1312 80-0 (2007) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the annexation by certain municipalities of land owned by a navigation district. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1841 80-0 (2007) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the presumption of validity of an act or proceeding of a navigation district, its governing body, or certain corporations of the district. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2368 80-0 (2007) Author: Morrison, Geanie
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the composition of the board of navigation and canal commissioners of the Victoria County Navigation District. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2976 80-0 (2007) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to the filing of a conflicts disclosure statement by a vendor or member of a governing body of a port authority or navigation district. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2977 80-0 (2007) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to disposing of salvage personal property and purchasing by navigation districts. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
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 3158 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the name, powers, and board of directors of the Chambers County-Cedar Bayou Navigation District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
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 3435 80-0 (2007) Author: Herrero, Abel
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to peace officers of navigation districts. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 3531 80-0 (2007) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the composition and use of the coastal protection fund. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3543 80-0 (2007) Author: Garcia, Juan Relating to the name of the Calhoun County Navigation District. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3634 80-0 (2007) Author: Deshotel, Joe
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the name and powers of the Jefferson County Waterway and Navigation District. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3987 80-0 (2007) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the compensation of the members of the board of port commissioners of the Port of Port Arthur Navigation District of Jefferson County. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 4089 80-0 (2007) Author: Garcia, Juan Relating to the name, commissioners, and powers of the Aransas County Navigation District No. 1. House: Transportation Recommendations filed with the Speaker
SB 187 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the name of the Brazos River Harbor Navigation District of Brazoria County and the name of its governing body. Senate: Natural Resources Companion document considered in lieu of
SB 564 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Garcia, Juan
Relating to the name of The Calhoun County Navigation District. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 797 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the validity of an act or proceeding by a navigation district or port authority. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1034 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the annexation by certain municipalities of land owned by a navigation district. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1035 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to requiring certain municipalities to disannex land owned by a navigation district. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1130 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the composition of the board of navigation and canal commissioners of the Victoria County Navigation District. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Transportation
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 1396 80-0 (2007) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to the filing of a conflicts disclosure statement by a vendor or member of a governing body of a port authority or navigation district. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
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 1531 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to navigation districts and the navigation and canal commission, including disposing of salvage or surplus personal property and purchasing by a district. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1693 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Krusee, Mike
Relating to the creation of inland port authorities; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
SB 1798 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the name and powers of the Jefferson County Waterway and Navigation District. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1881 80-0 (2007) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the name and powers of the Jefferson County Waterway and Navigation District. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1953 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Garcia, Juan
Relating to the name, commissioners, and powers of the Aransas County Navigation District No. 1. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 769 79-0 (2005) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the deadline for evaluating and ranking competitive sealed proposals for certain construction services submitted to a navigation district or port authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1097 79-0 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the validation of any act, governmental proceeding, official, bond, or obligation of a navigation district or port authority or a corporation of the district or authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1403 79-0 (2005) Author: Deshotel, Joe
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the board of port commissioners of the Port of Beaumont Navigation District of Jefferson County. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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 2334 79-0 (2005) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to the filing of a disclosure statement by a vendor or member of a governing body of a port authority or navigation district; imposing a penalty. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2828 79-0 (2005) Author: Hamric, Peggy
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the powers and duties of a navigation district or port authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2891 79-0 (2005) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to extending the expiration date for the issuance of certain permits for oversize or overweight vehicles in certain counties. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2966 79-0 (2005) Author: Seaman, Gene
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the criminal penalty for violating certain statutes enforceable by, or ordinances, rules, or regulations of, navigation districts or port authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 496 79-0 (2005) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the validation of any act, governmental proceeding, official, bond, or obligation of a navigation district or port authority or a corporation of the district or authority. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
SB 620 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the deadline for evaluating and ranking competitive sealed proposals for certain construction services submitted to a navigation district or port authority. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 945 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to the filing of a disclosure statement by a vendor or member of a governing body of a port authority or navigation district; imposing a penalty. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
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 1641 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene
Relating to the continuation of the law authorizing the issuance of oversize or overweight vehicle permits by certain port authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective immediately
SB 1786 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to the powers and duties of a navigation district or port authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 924 78-0 (2003) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to extending the boundaries of the Galveston County Navigation District No. 1. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 969 78-0 (2003) Author: Davis, John Relating to requiring commissioners and vendors of the Port of Houston Authority of Harris County, Texas, to disclose certain financial relationships. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1296 78-0 (2003) Author: Noriega, Rick
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to small business development programs of navigation districts and port authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1385 78-0 (2003) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to the validation of any act, governmental proceeding, official, bond, or obligation of a navigation district or port authority. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1730 78-0 (2003) Author: Hamric, Peggy
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the leasing and contracting powers of a port authority or navigation district. House: Transportation
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 2820 78-0 (2003) Author: Seaman, Gene Relating to the annexation of additional territory and the composition of the port commission of the Port of Corpus Christi Authority of Nueces County, Texas. House: Transportation Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 2821 78-0 (2003) Author: Seaman, Gene Relating to the annexation of additional territory and the composition of the port commission of the Port of Corpus Christi Authority of Nueces County, Texas. House: Transportation Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3028 78-0 (2003) Author: Moreno, Joe
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to certain purchasing contracts of certain navigation districts and port authorities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3130 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to the annexation of additional territory and the composition of the port commission of the Port of Corpus Christi Authority of Nueces County, Texas. House: Transportation Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3131 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to requiring commissioners and vendors of the Port of Corpus Christi Authority of Nueces County, Texas, to disclose certain financial relationships. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3272 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the creation of a port of entry authority by certain counties; authorizing a tax and the issuance of bonds. House: Border and International Affairs
Senate: International Relations and Trade
Referred to International Relations and Trade
HB 3447 78-0 (2003) Author: Noriega, Rick Relating to port control of vehicle emissions. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3448 78-0 (2003) Author: Noriega, Rick Relating to the transport of intermodal containers. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3450 78-0 (2003) Author: Noriega, Rick Relating to the inspection of trailers designed to carry intermodal freight containers. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3508 78-0 (2003) Author: Marchant, Kenny
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the adoption of a nonsubstantive revision of local laws concerning special districts, including conforming amendments. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 20 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to the issuance of certain permits for overweight vehicles; providing a penalty. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 203 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to fees charged for certain transportation services to and from cruise ship terminals. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 376 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon | et. al. Relating to small business development programs of navigation districts and port authorities. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 553 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to the validation of any act, governmental proceeding, official, bond, or obligation of a navigation district or port authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 615 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to extending the boundaries of the Galveston County Navigation District No. 1. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1254 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the leasing and contracting powers of a port authority or navigation district. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
SB 1323 78-0 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the adoption of a nonsubstantive revision of local laws concerning special districts, including conforming amendments. Senate: Administration Referred to Administration
SB 1396 78-0 (2003) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to certain purchasing contracts of certain navigation districts and port authorities. Senate: Natural Resources Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1934 78-0 (2003) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Seaman, Gene | et. al.
Relating to the territory and the governing body of the Port of Corpus Christi Authority of Nueces County, Texas. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 564 77-0 (2001) Author: Noriega, Rick | et. al. Relating to sunset review of the Port of Houston Authority. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1062 77-0 (2001) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the validation of any act, governmental proceeding, official, bond, or obligation of a navigation district or port authority. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1171 77-0 (2001) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to establishing task forces in certain border communities to study impediments to trade in the border region. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1225 77-0 (2001) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to eligibility of a navigation district to create a local government transportation corporation. House: Transportation Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2237 77-0 (2001) Author: Moreno, Joe | et. al. Relating to the procurement powers of certain navigation districts and port authorities. House: Transportation Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2573 77-0 (2001) Author: Noriega, Rick | et. al. Relating to advertising effecting a port authority. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2747 77-0 (2001) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to audits of the promotion and development fund of a navigation district. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2748 77-0 (2001) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to requiring commissioners and vendors of the Port of Houston Authority of Harris County, Texas, to disclose certain financial relationships. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3173 77-0 (2001) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to the name and boundaries of the Port Isabel-San Benito Navigation District. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3653 77-0 (2001) Author: Ritter, Allan
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Jefferson County Waterway and Navigation District and the merger of the Jefferson County Navigation District with that district. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HCR 79 77-0 (2001) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto | et. al. Urging congress to take steps to further the creation of port authorities along the Texas-Mexico border. House: State, Federal & International Relations Laid on the table subject to call
SB 508 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to establishing task forces in certain border communities to study impediments to trade in the border region. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to State Affairs
SB 529 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to an exemption from the sales and use tax for tangible personal property rented in connection with the improvement of realty of a navigation district or port authority. Senate: Finance Committee report printed and distributed
SB 637 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to the creation of a local government transportation corporation by a navigation district. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 670 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Uher, D.R.
Relating to the validation of any act, governmental proceeding, official, bond, or obligation of a navigation district or port authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 809 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to state support of ports. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 811 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to membership of the policy board of a metropolitan planning organization. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 925 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E. | et. al.
Sponsor: Moreno, Joe
Relating to the procurement powers of certain navigation districts and port authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1282 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene | et. al.
Relating to the funding of port transportation or facility projects or port studies. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1679 77-0 (2001) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to sunset review of the Port of Houston Authority. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1680 77-0 (2001) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to audits of the promotion and development fund of a navigation district. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1788 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Jefferson County Waterway and Navigation District and the merger of the Jefferson County Navigation District with that district. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SCR 9 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Memorializing Congress to take steps to further the creation of port authorities on the Texas-Mexico border. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
HB 782 76-0 (1999) Author: Seaman, Gene | et. al. Relating to the ability of a navigation district to contract with other parties. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 794 76-0 (1999) Author: Zbranek, Zeb
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Relating to the boundaries of the Chambers County-Cedar Bayou Navigation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 802 76-0 (1999) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the election dates of certain navigation districts. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1790 76-0 (1999) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to the procurement powers of navigation districts. House: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
HB 2100 76-0 (1999) Author: Luna, Vilma | et. al. Relating to the acquisition of certain property by navigation districts. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2532 76-0 (1999) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to the City of Laredo Port of Entry Authority; granting the power of eminent domain. House: Transportation
Senate: Border Affairs - Special
Referred to Border Affairs
HB 3354 76-0 (1999) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the creation of the Neches River Coordinating Council. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3554 76-0 (1999) Author: Deshotel, Joe
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Relating to correcting the statutory description of the boundaries of the Port Arthur Navigation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3568 76-0 (1999) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the establishment of the Office of District Treasurer of Brazos River Harbor Navigation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3620 76-0 (1999) Author: Lewis, Ron
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Relating to the exchange and conveyance of lands by certain navigation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 3737 76-0 (1999) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Port Regionalization and Megaport Advisory Committee. House: Transportation Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3823 76-0 (1999) Author: Zbranek, Zeb
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Relating to appointment of commissioners of the Chambers-Liberty Counties Navigation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 1/1/00
SB 201 76-0 (1999) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Seaman, Gene
Relating to the ability of a navigation district to contract with other parties. House: Transportation
Senate: Border Affairs - Special
Effective immediately
SB 296 76-0 (1999) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Uher, D.R.
Relating to the validation of all acts, governmental proceedings, officials, bonds, and obligations of navigation districts and port authorities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 392 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to bonds of certain navigation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1502 76-0 (1999) Author: Lindsay, Jon | et. al. Relating to the condemnation powers of navigation districts, the ability of navigation district or port authorities to form local government corporations and procurement powers of navigation districts. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1659 76-0 (1999) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the establishment of the office of district treasurer of Brazos River Harbor Navigation District of Brazoria County. Senate: Natural Resources Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1665 76-0 (1999) Author: Lindsay, Jon | et. al.
Sponsor: Moreno, Joe
Relating to the authority of certain navigation districts to acquire land, equipment, or improvements and issue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1689 76-0 (1999) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to the sale and exchange of lands by certain navigation districts. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1691 76-0 (1999) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to the boundaries of the Port of Port Arthur Navigation District of Jefferson County, Texas. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1905 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the acquisition of certain property by navigation districts. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Transportation
HB 51 75-0 (1997) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to requiring a declaration of write-in candidacy in an election for the members of the governing body of a junior college district, the board of a hospital district, or the board of a self-liquidating navigation district. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 574 75-0 (1997) Author: Hawley, Judy
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to the fiscal administration of the San Patricio County Navigation District No. 1. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1081 75-0 (1997) Author: Price, Albert Relating to the regular meetings of the board of port commissioners of the Port of Port Arthur Navigation District of Jefferson County, Texas. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1254 75-0 (1997) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to the validation of all acts, governmental proceedings, officials, bonds, and obligations of navigation districts and port authorities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1692 75-0 (1997) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to the operation of publicly owned and operated harbor and port facilities located in certain municipalities. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 2096 75-0 (1997) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to the selection of depositories by navigation districts and port authorities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2614 75-0 (1997) Author: Bosse, Fred Relating to fire fighters employed by certain port authorities. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2781 75-0 (1997) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al. Relating to permits for overweight vehicles in certain counties. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3011 75-0 (1997) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to precommitment approval for certain purchases of a port authority. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3540 75-0 (1997) Author: Price, Albert
Sponsor: Galloway, Michael
Relating to the election of commissioners of the Port of Beaumont Navigation District of Jefferson County. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3579 75-0 (1997) Author: Zbranek, Zeb
Sponsor: Galloway, Michael
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, and authority of the Chambers County-Cedar Bayou Navigation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 327 75-0 (1997) Author: Galloway, Michael
Sponsor: Price, Albert
Relating to the regular meetings of the Board of Port Commissioners of the Port of Port Arthur Navigation District of Jefferson County, Texas. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 404 75-0 (1997) Author: Ratliff, Bill
Sponsor: Ramsay, Tom
Relating to the quorum requirements for the board of directors of the Cypress Valley Navigation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 708 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to the validation of all acts, governmental proceedings, officials, bonds, and obligations of navigation districts and port authorities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 863 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Jerry
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to precommitment approval for certain purchases of a port authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 982 75-0 (1997) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to fire fighters employed by certain port authorities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 1078 75-0 (1997) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the enhancement of international trade by granting an exemption from taxation of property owned by a navigation district or port authority that is used for public purposes. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1276 75-0 (1997) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene
Relating to permits for overweight vehicles in certain counties. House: Transportation
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1352 75-0 (1997) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Hawley, Judy | et. al.
Relating to licensing and regulation of certain pilots, pilotage rates, and pilot service. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1567 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the appointment, senate confirmation, and suspension or removal of port pilots. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1668 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to the duties and rights of a county auditor regarding financial records of certain navigation districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 344 74-0 (1995) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the issuance of a commission to certain branch pilots. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1220 74-0 (1995) Author: Davila, Diana Relating to the enforcement of laws on property under the jurisdiction of the Port of Houston Authority. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 1900 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to routine purchases and contracts made by a port commission. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2177 74-0 (1995) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to the validation of all acts, governmental proceedings, officials, bonds, and obligations of navigation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2219 74-0 (1995) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to establishing the Center for Ports and Waterways. House: Transportation Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 2230 74-0 (1995) Author: Hunter, Todd
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the election of commissioners of the Calhoun County Navigation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 3211 74-0 (1995) Author: Berlanga, Hugo
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to the qualifications and terms of the port commissioners of the Port of Corpus Christi Authority of Nueces County. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3232 74-0 (1995) Author: Price, Albert
Sponsor: Galloway, Michael
Relating to the election of commissioners of the Port of Beaumont Navigation District of Jefferson County. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on Reg. Order of Business Calendar
SB 847 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to navigation and the regulation of piloting, pilotage rates, and the licensing and certification of certain pilots for ports in this state; providing a penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 880 74-0 (1995) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to routine purchases and contracts made by a port commission. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 996 74-0 (1995) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to the validation of all acts, governmental proceedings, officials, bonds, and obligations of navigation districts. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 1223 74-0 (1995) Author: Patterson, Jerry | et. al.
Sponsor: Hunter, Todd
Relating to establishing the Center for Ports and Waterways. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
SB 1564 74-0 (1995) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to the enhancement of international trade by granting an exemption from taxation of certain property owned by a navigation district, a port authority, or a municipality that operates a public port. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1632 74-0 (1995) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Luna, Vilma
Relating to the sale and exchange of lands by certain navigation districts. House: Land and Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 315 73-0 (1993) Author: Oliveira, Rene
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to a promotion and development fund of a navigation district. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 318 73-0 (1993) Author: Oliveira, Rene
Sponsor: Lucio, Eddie
Relating to the election of commissioners of Brownsville Navigation District of Cameron County, Texas. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 898 73-0 (1993) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Lucio, Eddie
Relating to the application of certain statutes of limitation to certain districts and entities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 996 73-0 (1993) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al. Relating to the promotion of economic development in the state by improving the competitiveness of Texas public ports with ports outside of Texas, by extending the authority of navigation districts to sell or lease certain property of such districts. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1074 73-0 (1993) Author: Berlanga, Hugo
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to the authority of navigation districts and port authorities to establish financial criteria for surety companies that provide performance or payment bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 2853 73-0 (1993) Author: Zbranek, Zeb Relating to the terms of the directors of the Trinity Bay Conservation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 94 73-0 (1993) Author: Lucio, Eddie Relating to the election of commissioners of Brownsville Navigation District of Cameron County, Texas. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 394 73-0 (1993) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene
Relating to the promotion of economic development in the state by improving the competitiveness of Texas public ports with ports outside of Texas, by extending the authority of navigation districts to sell or lease certain property of such districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 580 73-0 (1993) Author: Lucio, Eddie Relating to the application of certain statutes of limitation to certain districts and entities. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SR 1004 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney Directing the Senate Committee on Nominations to conduct an interim study of the requirements and qualifications involved and the criteria used in the selection of branch pilots, the possible existence of nepotism, and the possibility of discrimination in the selection process for branch pilots. Senate: Administration Posting rule suspended
HB 876 72-0 (1991) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to the terms of directors of the Port of Port Arthur Navigation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1134 72-0 (1991) Author: Bosse, Fred Relating to the issuance of a permit for a commercial off-site hazardous waste incinerator within a certain distance of a food handling facility in a navigation district. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 1176 72-0 (1991) Author: Price, Albert
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to the duties and compensation of commissioners of the Port of Beaumont Navigation District of Jefferson County. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1181 72-0 (1991) Author: Holzheauser, Steve
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the authority of navigation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1552 72-0 (1991) Author: Hury, James
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to certain self-liquidating navigation districts holding a joint election with the county on the date of the general election for state and county officers. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 2563 72-0 (1991) Author: Willy, John
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the filing period for an application for a place on the ballot in a commissioners' election of the Brazos River Harbor Navigation District of Brazoria County. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2753 72-0 (1991) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Relating to the terms of commissioners of the Calhoun County Navigation District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 2792 72-0 (1991) Author: Holzheauser, Steve
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the terms of commissioners of the Calhoun County Navigation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 724 72-0 (1991) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the authority of navigation districts. Senate: Natural Resources Laid on table subject to call in committee
SB 759 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the issuance of a permit for a commercial off-site hazardous waste incinerator within a certain distance of a food handling facility in a navigation district. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to special subcommittee
SB 1138 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to authority of the Port of Houston Authority of Harris County, Texas, to sell or lease certain property of the authority and validation of certain actions of the authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 1343 72-0 (1991) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Price, Albert
Relating to the election of commissioners of the Port of Beaumont Navigation District of Jefferson County. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 1435 72-0 (1991) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the terms of commissioners of the Calhoun County Navigation District. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1603 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to jurisdiction to prohibit the permitting of certain facilities on evidence of proximity to particular areas in certain districts. Senate: Jurisprudence Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 874 71-0 (1989) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Relating to an emergency appropriation to the Texas Department of Commerce for improvement and development of port facilities in Calhoun County for economic development purposes. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 946 71-0 (1989) Author: Criss, Lloyd
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the creation of a promotion and development fund by the Galveston County Navigation District No. 1. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1297 71-0 (1989) Author: Willy, John
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to investments by navigation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1441 71-0 (1989) Author: Stiles, Mark
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to the authority of the Jefferson County Navigation District to construct, maintain, improve, reconstruct, repair, and replace and issue revenue bonds for certain water projects. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1442 71-0 (1989) Author: Stiles, Mark
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to the authority of the Jefferson County Drainage District No. 6 to construct, improve, reconstruct, repair, maintain, and enter into various agreements and issue revenue bonds for certain water projects. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2588 71-0 (1989) Author: Willy, John
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the regulation of certain pilots of vessels, pilotage rates, and pilot service. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 1/1/90
HB 2970 71-0 (1989) Author: Cuellar, Henry
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to creation of a port of entry authority in and adjacent to the city of Laredo. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 3111 71-0 (1989) Author: Rangel, Irma Relating to the number, qualifications, and terms of commissioners of the Willacy County Navigation District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Spkr.
HB 3154 71-0 (1989) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to the terms of commissioners of the Orange County Navigation and Port District. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3178 71-0 (1989) Author: Hunter, Todd
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the creation and administration of a promotion and development fund by the Aransas County Navigation District No. 1. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 8 71-0 (1989) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Relating to bid security for certain navigation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 786 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Hury, James
Relating to the liability of pilots providing pilot services to or from ports located in Galveston County, Texas. House: Transportation
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 844 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Hury, James
Relating to the authority of the board of a harbor and port facility to employ public security officers. House: Public Safety
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1526 71-0 (1989) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Polumbo, Anthony
Relating to the establishment of pilotage rates. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
SB 1548 71-0 (1989) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to creation of a port authority in and adjacent to the city of Laredo, including the issuance of bonds. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 1742 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Lewis, Ron
Relating to the liability of pilots rendering pilot services to or from ports located in Jefferson County or Orange County. House: Transportation
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 1794 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Collazo, Jr., Frank
Relating to the terms of directors of the Port of Port Arthur Navigation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1800 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Lewis, Ron
Relating to the terms of commissioners of the Orange County Navigation and Port District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1854 71-0 (1989) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the authority of navigation districts. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 89 71-1 (1989) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Collazo, Jr., Frank
Relating to the terms of directors of the Port of Port Arthur Navigation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 98 71-1 (1989) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Holzheauser, Steve
Relating to the authority of navigation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 37 71-2 (1989) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Relating to the authority of certain navigation districts to contract with the federal government. House: Natural Resources Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 13 71-2 (1989) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the terms of directors of the Port of Port Arthur Navigation District. Senate: Natural Resources Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 14 71-2 (1989) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the authority of navigation districts. Senate: Natural Resources Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 35 71-3 (1990) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Relating to the authority of certain navigation districts to contract with the federal government. House: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
SB 23 71-3 (1990) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the authority of navigation districts including the authority to issue bonds. Senate: Natural Resources Reported favorably with substitute
HB 122 71-4 (1990) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Relating to the authority of navigation districts. House: Natural Resources Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 52 71-4 (1990) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the authority of navigation districts. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 64 71-6 (1990) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Relating to the authority of navigation districts. Filed
HB 994 70-0 (1987) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to purchasing requirements by certain navigation districts and port authorities; providing criminal penalties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 2504 70-0 (1987) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Uribe, Hector
Relating to the number and terms of commissioners of the Brownsville Navigation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 2629 70-0 (1987) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to the composition and appointment of the port commission and navigation board of the Port of Houston Authority of Harris County. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 46 70-0 (1987) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Stiles, Mark
Relating to name of the Port of Beaumont Navigation District of Jefferson County. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 63 70-0 (1987) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Barton, Erwin
Relating to composition and appointment of the port commission and navigation board of the Port of Houston Authority of Harris County. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
SB 1357 70-0 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Smith, Ashley
Relating to the liability of pilots providing pilot services to or from ports located in Harris County, Texas. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 1513 70-0 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the levy of a maintenance and operation tax for the operation of the ports and harbors of certain cities; providing for the preparation and adoption of budgets for the ports and harbors of certain cities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1544 70-0 (1987) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the composition and appointment of the port commission and navigation board of the Port of Houston Authority of Harris County. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 67 70-2 (1987) Author: Lewis, Ron
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to the acquisition of certain property by the Orange County Navigation and Port District and the provision of certain projects and facilities on that property. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days-10/20/87
SB 11 70-2 (1987) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Price, Albert
Relating to the name of the Beaumont Navigation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days-10/20/87
SB 29 70-2 (1987) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the acquisition by the Orange County Navigation and Port District and the provision of certain projects and facilities on that property. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 239 69-0 (1985) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to elections creating navigation districts and authorizing the issuance of bonds; amending Art. 2.01b, Texas Election Code to permit elections on the questions of the creation of navigation districts and issuance of bonds to occur on other than uniform election dates; and providing for an emergency. House: Elections No action taken in committee
HB 413 69-0 (1985) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to peace officers employed and commissioned by a navigation district commission. House: Law Enforcement Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 1475 69-0 (1985) Author: Roberts, Ted Relating to jurisdiction over violations of laws, rules, ordinances, and regulations of certain navigation districts. House: Natural Resources Withdrawn by author
HB 2386 69-0 (1985) Author: Hury, James
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to licensing and regulation of certain pilots, pilotage rates, and pilot service. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2443 69-0 (1985) Author: Willy, John
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to authority to establish a foreign trade zone within the Brazos River Harbor Navigation District of Brazoria County. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2515 69-0 (1985) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to the commissioners of the Brownsville Navigation District. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 90 69-0 (1985) Author: Uribe, Hector
Sponsor: Oliveira, René
Relating to elections creating navigational districts, authorizing a maintenance tax, and authorizing the issuance of bonds; and declaring an emergency. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 471 69-0 (1985) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to peace officers employed and commissioned by a navigation district commission. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 892 69-0 (1985) Author: Sharp, John Relating to jurisdiction over violations of laws, rules, ordinances, and regulations of certain navigation districts. Senate: Natural Resources Considered in public hearing
SB 1333 69-0 (1985) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Hury, James
Relating to licensing and regulation of certain pilots, pilotage rates, and pilot service. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 1386 69-0 (1985) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to authority to establish a foreign trade zone within the Brazos River Harbor Navigation District of Brazoria County. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Laid on the table subject to call
SB 1473 69-0 (1985) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the compensation and travel reimbursement for the governing body of the Orange County Navigation and Port District. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 196 68-0 (1983) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to acquisition, maintenance, and financing of certain port facilities. House: Transportation Coauthor authorized
HB 219 68-0 (1983) Author: Lee, Don Relating to renaming the Arroyo Colorado Navigation District as the Port of Harlingen Authority. House: Transportation See remarks
HB 220 68-0 (1983) Author: Lee, Don Relating to the powers of the Arroyo Colorado Navigation District of Cameron and Willacy Counties and renaming the district as the Port of Harlingen Authority. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 1295 68-0 (1983) Author: Lee, El Franco Relating to the licensing and certification of certain branch pilots and deputy branch pilots. House: State Affairs Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1304 68-0 (1983) Author: Criss, Lloyd
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the authority of certain cities concerning port and harbor improvements and facilities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2015 68-0 (1983) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to conversion of certain navigation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 2344 68-0 (1983) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to composition and appointment of the port commission and navigation board of the Port of Houston Authority of Harris County. House: Urban Affairs See remarks
SB 209 68-0 (1983) Author: Uribe, Hector
Sponsor: Lee, Don
Relating to renaming the Arroyo Colorado Navigation District as the Port of Harlingen Authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 339 68-0 (1983) Author: Uribe, Hector
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to the powers of navigation districts. House: Transportation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1167 68-0 (1983) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Millsap, Mike
Relating to authorizing the issuance of short term obligations by certain cities, river authorities, navigation districts, joint power agencies, and certain transit authorities and the use of funds generated; prescribing the terms and conditions under which such obligations may be issued and delivered and the status of such obligations; and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1188 68-0 (1983) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the Coastal Waterway Act of 1975 and the authorization for the state to cooperate and work with other Gulf coastal states in matters relating to the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway; and to the inclusion of additional authority of the state in the event the U.S. Corps of Engineers reduces or eliminates its traditional financial support for maintenance of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway in Texas. Senate: Natural Resources Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 1260 68-0 (1983) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to the composition, selection, and terms of office of members of the port commission for the Port of Corpus Christi Authority of Nueces County, Texas. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1283 68-0 (1983) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Stiles, Mark
Relating to the conversion of a navigation district acting under the provisions of Article III, Section 52 of the Constitution of the State of Texas into a navigation district acting under Article XVI, Section 59 of the Constitution of the State of Texas, to certain notice and hearing requirements, to elections, and to certain powers and duties of the commissioners courts and of converted districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1310 68-0 (1983) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the rights, powers, authority, privileges, and functions of cities and towns on the Gulf of Mexico or connecting waters regarding harbor, wharf, dock and port facilities; containing other provisions relating to the subject; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
SB 1389 68-0 (1983) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to composition and appointment of the port commission and navigation board of the Port of Houston Authority of Harris County. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 291 67-0 (1981) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to acquisition, management, and conveyance of land, interests in land, and facilities of the Brownsville Navigation District of Cameron County. House: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 292 67-0 (1981) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to the number of peace officers certain navigation districts may appoint. House: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 873 67-0 (1981) Author: Berlanga, Hugo
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to changing the name of Nueces County Navigation District No. 1 and its governing board and governing members. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 874 67-0 (1981) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to the authority of the Nueces County Navigation District No. 1 to acquire and sell land and facilities. House: Natural Resources Withdrawn from calendar
HB 1018 67-0 (1981) Author: Lee, El Franco Relating to the licensing and regulation of pilots, pilotage rates, pilot services and pilot boats. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1072 67-0 (1981) Author: Benedict, Jerry L.
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the financial concerns and the selection of a depository by Brazos River Harbor Navigation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1126 67-0 (1981) Author: Clark, Jerry Relating to the Sabine Pass Port Authority. House: Natural Resources No action taken
HB 1479 67-0 (1981) Author: Criss, Lloyd
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the provision of pilots for certain waters. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1851 67-0 (1981) Author: Lee, Don
Sponsor: Uribe, Hector
Relating to the powers of the Arroyo Colorado Navigation District of Cameron and Willacy Counties and renaming the district as the Port of Harlingen Authority. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2057 67-0 (1981) Author: Crawford, Bo Relating to the taking of marl, sand, gravel, shell, and mudshell for certain navigation purposes. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
SB 21 67-0 (1981) Author: Traeger, John Authorizing Brownsville Navigation District of Cameron County, Texas to acquire by purchase, lease or otherwise and sell by installment sale and otherwise, land and facilities; making the act cumulative, providing for severability; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
SB 22 67-0 (1981) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Craddick, Tom
Relating to the number of peace officers certain navigation districts may appoint. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 266 67-0 (1981) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Craddick, Tom
Authorizing Brownsville Navigation District of Cameron County, Texas to acquire by purchase, lease or otherwise and to lease or sell by installment sale and otherwise, land and facilities; making the Act cumulative; providing for severability. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Withdrawn from calendar
SB 548 67-0 (1981) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Clark, Jerry
Amending Section 1, Chapter 379, Acts of the 63rd Legislature, Regular Session, 1973, as amended, relating to the Sabine Pass Port Authority; confirming the creation of said authority, enlarging its boundaries, and authorizing bond assumption and maintenance tax elections in connection therewith, providing for the severability of the Act. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 550 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Lee, El Franco
Relating to licensing and regulation of certain pilots, pilotage rates, and pilot services. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 746 67-0 (1981) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to changing the name of Nueces County Navigation District No. 1 and its governing board and governing board members. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
SB 760 67-0 (1981) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the authority of Nueces County Navigation District No. 1 to acquire and sell land and facilities and to purchase, construct, enlarge, extent, repair, maintain, operate, or develop facilities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 391 66-0 (1979) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Making a supplemental appropriation to the Texas Deepwater Port Authority. House: Appropriations Reported from subcommittee favorably with amendments
HB 650 66-0 (1979) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank Relating to the powers, duties, and financing of the Port of Port Arthur Navigation District of Jefferson County, Texas. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1046 66-0 (1979) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to purchase, sale, and lease of land and facilities of certain navigation districts. House: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 1047 66-0 (1979) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to refunding bonds, notes and other indebtedness of certain navigation districts. House: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 1948 66-0 (1979) Author: Grant, Ben Z. Relating to number of directors required for actions and meetings of Cypress Valley Navigation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 2067 66-0 (1979) Author: Uribe, Hector Authorizing the Brownsville Navigation District, Cameron County, Texas, to establish, operate and maintain a U.S. Foreign-Trade Zone at Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, and such zones thereof under the U.S. Foreign-Trade Zone Act. House: Natural Resources Sent to Local and Consent Calendar Committee
HB 2158 66-0 (1979) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Relating to the taking of sand, gravel, marl, shell, and mudshell for opening Brown Cedar Cut in Matagorda County. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 2160 66-0 (1979) Author: Clark, Jerry
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to the creation, description, operation, administration, powers, and duties of the Sabine Pass Port Authority; containing other provisions relating to the subject; and declaring an emergency. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2203 66-0 (1979) Author: Clark, Jim Relating to appointment of commissioners to the port commission of the Port of Houston Authority of Harris County. House: Natural Resources Placed on daily Major State Calendar
HB 2213 66-0 (1979) Author: Benedict, Jerry L.
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Relating to the maintenance of books, records, and accounts for the Brazos River Harbor Navigation District of Brazoria County. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
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SB 126 66-0 (1979) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Relating to appropriations to the Texas Deepwater Port Authority; making appropriations; providing for the repayment of appropriations. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 130 66-0 (1979) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Collazo, Jr., Frank
Relating to the powers, duties, contracts and financing of the Port of Port Arthur Navigation District of Jefferson County, Texas. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 401 66-0 (1979) Author: Longoria, Raul
Sponsor: Uribe, Hector
Relating to purchase, sale, and lease of land and facilities of certain navigation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Withdrawn from calendar
SB 402 66-0 (1979) Author: Longoria, Raul
Sponsor: Uribe, Hector
Relating to refunding bonds, notes, and other indebtedness of navigation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
House conferees appointed
SB 1000 66-0 (1979) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to the ownership and operation of port and harbor facilities and the mortgage of certain facilities by certain cities or towns. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
SB 1105 66-0 (1979) Author: Longoria, Raul
Sponsor: Uribe, Hector
Authorizing the Brownsville Navigation District, Cameron County, Texas, to establish, operate, and maintain a U.S. Foreign-Trade Zone at Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, and subzones thereof under the U.S. Foreign-Trade Zone Act. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 1261 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to appointment of commissioners to the port commission of the Port of Houston Authority of Harris County. Senate: Natural Resources Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 570 65-0 (1977) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Relating to compensation of commissioners of certain navigation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 798 65-0 (1977) Author: McLeod, E. Douglas Relating to the administration of the fiscal affairs of harbor and port facilities in certain cities. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 1381 65-0 (1977) Author: Benedict, Jerry L. Relating to the date of elections of commissioners of navigation districts. House: Elections Referred to Committee on Elections
HB 1899 65-0 (1977) Author: Clark, Jim Relating to notice and bid requirements on certain contracts of navigation districts. House: Natural Resources Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 2184 65-0 (1977) Author: Wyatt, Jr., Joe
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Relating to the Calhoun County Navigation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 374 65-0 (1977) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to compensation of commissioners of certain navigation districts. Senate: Natural Resources Recommitted to committee
SB 467 65-0 (1977) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to authorizing the governor to determine the need for a public deepwater port if a private facility is not built; the creation, administration, powers and duties of the Texas Deepwater Port Authority; preserving Texas' claim to its tidelands and coastline; providing for an appropriation; providing for the repayment of that appropriation; providing for severability. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Committee on Economic Development
SB 950 65-0 (1977) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Clark, Jim
Relating to the award of contracts by navigation districts; providing that emergency contracts may be let for not more than $5,000 without advertisement for bids; providing that notice of bids must be published for at least two weeks and posted for at least 14 days; permitting a self-liquidating navigation district to enter into a contract for less than $5,000 without competitive bids; allowing navigation districts having a city over 375,000 to enter into contracts less than $5,000 without advertising for competitive bids. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
90 Day Bill
SB 1079 65-0 (1977) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: McLeod, E. Douglas
Relating to election of commissioners and annexation of territory in self-liquidating navigation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
90 Day Bill
HB 12 65-1 (1977) Author: Powers, Pike Relating to authorizing the Governor to determine the need for a public deepwater port if a private facility is not built; the creation, administration, powers and duties of the Texas Deepwater Port Authority; preserving Texas' claim to its tidelands and coastline; providing for an appropriation; providing for the repayment of that appropriation; providing for severability. House: State Affairs Coauthor authorized
HJR 5 65-1 (1977) Author: Henderson, Don Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution to prohibit the Legislature from lending the credit of the State, granting public money, or assuming or discharging any indebtedness for deepwater port purposes. House: Constitutional Amendments Passed to third reading as amended
SB 7 65-1 (1977) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Powers, Pike
Relating to the licensing, acquisition, construction, maintenance, operation, and financing of deepwater port facilities as defined in the Act; creating a Deepwater Port Authority as an agency of the state pursuant to Article XVI, Section 59, Subsection (a), Texas Constitution; and providing for its membership, organization, powers, duties, functions, and obligations; giving certain powers to the governor; providing for the protection of the environment; making certain provisions as to state-owned water bottoms; making provisions regarding imposing liability or financial obligations on the state for the use of state funds or pledging credit of the state; making an appropriation. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SJR 4 65-1 (1977) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution to prohibit lending the credit of the State, granting public money, or assuming or discharging any indebtedness for deepwater port purposes. Senate: Finance Reported from committee favorably
HB 293 64-0 (1975) Author: Clark, Jim Relating to the right of collective bargaining for employees of certain navigation districts and port authorities. House: Natural Resources Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
HB 879 64-0 (1975) Author: Clark, Jim Relating to the membership of the navigation and canal commission of certain navigation districts. House: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 1177 64-0 (1975) Author: Temple, Arthur "Buddy" Relating to the creation, establishment, administration, powers and duties of the Texas Deepwater Port Authority; preserving Texas' claim to its tidelands and coastline; providing for an early start to the work of the Authority; providing for an appropriation; providing for the repayment of that appropriation; providing for severability. House: State Affairs Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 1887 64-0 (1975) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Amending Section 62.153 of the Texas Water Code relating to the duties of the district treasurer and providing that vouchers may be signed by certain designated persons; repealing laws in conflict. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days
HB 1888 64-0 (1975) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt Amending the Texas Water Code relating to the acquisition and disposition of state owned lands and flats by navigation districts; repealing laws in conflict. House: Natural Resources Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 1949 64-0 (1975) Author: Weddington, Sarah Amending the Texas Water Code relating to the acquisition and disposition of state owned lands and flats by navigation districts; repealing laws in conflict. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 2095 64-0 (1975) Author: Slay, Chester
Sponsor: Harrington, D. Roy
Relating to the eastern boundary of the Port of Port Arthur Navigation District. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days
SB 695 64-0 (1975) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to the acquisition and disposition of state-owned lands and flats by navigation districts. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 806 64-0 (1975) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Hale, L. DeWitt
Relating to the acquisition, lease, use, and disposition of state owned lands and flats by navigation districts; providing for certain reservations in leases and certain limitations in sale, lease, and use of such lands and flats; requiring certain districts using state owned land to which they have no patent or lease to file a map or drawing with the General Land Office; requiring a draft environmental impact statement in certain cases; providing for venue in Travis County, Texas. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 257 63-0 (1973) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Relating to the date for election and required bond of certain navigation commissioners. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HB 270 63-0 (1973) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Changing the name of the Matagorda County Navigation District No. 2. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
HB 333 63-0 (1973) Author: Clark, Jim Relating to water quality control plans for navigation districts and port authorities; providing for employment of water quality control inspectors. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Sent to subcommittee
HB 379 63-0 (1973) Author: Sanchez, Henry
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Relating to the authority of navigation districts to issue bonds secured by taxes, bond secured by revenues and bonds secured by combination of taxes and revenues. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HB 1301 63-0 (1973) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt
Sponsor: McKinnon, Mike
An Act relating to Nueces County Navigation District No. 1; increasing the Board of Navigation and Canal Commissioners from three to five in number; providing for appointment of two additional commissioners after the effective date of this Act to serve for terms coextensive with the terms of Commissioners then serving; providing for appointment of five Commissioners thereafter to hold office for terms of two years and until their successors are appointed and qualified; finding proper notice and delivery. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HB 1326 63-0 (1973) Author: Weddington, Sarah Relating to acquisition and disposition of state-owned lands and flats by navigation districts; repealing all laws in conflict. House: State Affairs Subcommittee hearing date
HB 1630 63-0 (1973) Author: Adams, Herman
Sponsor: Harrington, D. Roy
Relating to the creation, description, maintenance, operation, administration, powers and duties, and financing of the Sabine Pass Port Authority; and declaring an emergency. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HB 1645 63-0 (1973) Author: Peveto, Wayne
Sponsor: Harrington, D. Roy
Relating to the salaries of commissioners and elections held in the Orange County Navigation and Port District; amending Sections 10 and 17, Chapter 370, Acts of the 53rd Legislature, Regular Session, 1953, as amended; and declaring an emergency. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
SB 274 63-0 (1973) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Weddington, Sarah
Relating to acquisition, lease, sublease, use, and disposition of state owned lands and flats and lands owned by districts under patents or acquired from the state by purchase or legislative act by navigation districts and incorporated cities which own and operate wharves, docks, and other marine port facilities; prescribing certain powers and duties of the School Land Board; providing for disposition of funds; providing for notice and hearings; providing for confidentiality of the name of a sublessee; making certain provisions for easements to the United States for dredging and disposal of dredged material; repealing laws in conflict. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 892 63-0 (1973) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to the creation, maintenance, operation, administration, powers and duties, and financing of the Sabine Pass Port Authority; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported favorably as amended
HB 246 62-0 (1971) Author: Murray, Menton J. | et. al.
Sponsor: Bates, James S.
Relating to authorizing a self-liquidating navigation district coming under the scope of Chapter 63 of the Water Code to accept bid bonds executed by a corporate surety in lieu of the certified check currently required.
HB 347 62-0 (1971) Author: Clark, Jim Relating to changing the name of the Harris County Houston Ship Channel Navigation District of Harris County, Texas, to the Port of Houston Authority of Harris County, Texas.
HB 348 62-0 (1971) Author: Clark, Jim Relating to authorizing the Harris County Ship Channel Navigation District of Harris County, Texas, to provide for the prevention, detection, control, and fighting of fires and explosions on and adjacent to waterways, channels, and turning basins within its jurisdiction.
HB 496 62-0 (1971) Author: Wieting, Leroy J. Relating to Aransas County Navigation District No. 1, increasing the Board of Navigation and Canal Commissioners from three to five in number.
HB 554 62-0 (1971) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt Relating to providing that any navigation district which heretofore or hereafter shall have constructed, purchased or otherwise acquired, or shall plan to construct, purchase or otherwise acquire, any facility by use of certain revenue obligations, may place the management of said facility in a board of trustees, during the time such obligations or refunding obligations are secured by pledge of revenues.
HB 1185 62-0 (1971) Author: Clark, Jim Relating to water quality control plans for certain navigation districts, port authorities, and commercial ship unloading and barge facilities operated by private persons or industries.
HB 1411 62-0 (1971) Author: Clayton, Bill Relating to the authority of cities and counties and navigation districts to issue revenue bonds for acquiring property for industrial development purposes, and to lease such property.
HB 1439 62-0 (1971) Author: Clayton, Bill Relating to the authority of cities, counties, and navigation districts to issue revenue bonds for the acquiring of property for industrial development purposes.
HB 1443 62-0 (1971) Author: Harris, Ed Relating to the date of election of navigation and canal commissioners and their fees of office.
SB 262 62-0 (1971) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al. Relating to changing the name of the Harris County Houston Ship Channel Navigation District of Harris County, Texas, to the Port of Houston Authority of Harris County, Texas.
SB 263 62-0 (1971) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Harris County Houston Ship Channel Navigation District of Harris County, Texas, to provide for the prevention, detection, control, and fighting of fires and explosions on and adjacent to waterways, channels and turning basins within its jurisdiction.
SB 329 62-0 (1971) Author: Bridges, Ronald W.
Sponsor: Hale, L. DeWitt
Relating to amending the Water Code; to provide that any navigation district which heretofore or hereafter shall have constructed, purchased, or otherwise acquired, or shall plan to construct, purchase or otherwise acquire, any facility by the use of revenue obligations issued, may place the management of said facility in a board of trustees during the time such obligations or refunding obligations are secured by pledge of revenues.
SB 803 62-0 (1971) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill" Relating to the Act for Development of Employment, Industrial and Health Resources of 1971, relating to the promotion of industrial development, employment, public health and research by certain political subdivisions of the State of Texas.
HB 504 61-0 (1969) Author: Wieting, Leroy J. Relating to the authority of the San Patricio County Navigation District No. 1 to acquire, maintain, and operate or contract for the operation of public airports.
HB 703 61-0 (1969) Author: Sanchez, Henry Relating to authorizing navigation districts to acquire land, charge for the use thereof, and pledge the income therefrom to the payment of obligations, and to issue additional bonds under certain conditions.
HB 871 61-0 (1969) Author: Clayton, Bill | et. al. Relating to the authority of cities and counties and navigation districts to issue revenue bonds for the purpose of acquiring property for industrial development purposes, and to lease such property; providing that the property is taxable.
HB 1055 61-0 (1969) Author: Swanson, William T. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to providing for the appointment of Navigation and Canal Commissioners.
HCR 130 61-0 (1969)
HJR 41 61-0 (1969) Author: Clayton, Bill | et. al. Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to give the legislature the power to authorize cities, counties, and navigation districts to issue revenue bonds for industrial development purposes.
SB 396 61-0 (1969) Author: Bridges, Ronald Wayne Relating to specifically granting to the Willacy County Navigation District the power to acquire land and air space by condemnation, gift, or purchase.
SB 624 61-0 (1969) Author: Bridges, Ronald Wayne Relating to creating housing authorities for Willacy County Navigation District.
HB 83 61-1 (1969) Author: Garcia, Jr., Joseph A. "Sporty" | et. al. Relating to granting the Willacy County Navigation District the power to acquire land and air space by condemnation, gift, or purchase for certain purposes.
HB 84 61-1 (1969) Author: Garcia, Jr., Joseph A. "Sporty" | et. al. Relating to creating housing authorities for Willacy County Navigation District.
SB 68 61-1 (1969) Author: Bridges, Ronald Wayne Relating to creating housing authorities for Willacy County Navigation District.
SB 69 61-1 (1969) Author: Bridges, Ronald Wayne Relating to specifically granting to the Willacy County Navigation District the power to acquire land and air space by condemnation, gift, or purchase.
SB 62 61-2 (1969) Author: Bridges, Ronald Wayne Relating to specifically granting to the Willacy County Navigation District the power to acquire land and air space by condemnation, gift, or purchase.
SB 63 61-2 (1969) Author: Bridges, Ronald Wayne Relating to creating housing authorities for Willacy County Navigation District.
HB 446 60-0 (1967) Author: Clayton, Bill | et. al. Relating to the authority of cities and counties and navigation districts to issue revenue bonds for the purpose of acquiring property for industrial development purposes, and to lease such property; providing that the property is taxable.
HB 666 60-0 (1967) Author: Newman, Joseph Terry Relating to validating Refugio County Navigation District and all proceedings had by the Commissioners Court of Refugio County in the creation, establishment, and organizations of said district.
HB 812 60-0 (1967) Author: Weldon, James D. "Jimmy" Relating to amending certain Acts so as to validate the Port of Port Arthur Navigation District of Jefferson County.
HB 831 60-0 (1967) Author: Price, William Rayford Relating to re-enacting certain provisions of a certain Act but eliminating therefrom restrictions which limit the exercise of certain powers by the Trinity River Authority to the Chambers-Liberty Counties Navigation District.
HB 1079 60-0 (1967) Author: Ray, Jr., C. L. Relating to adding the portion of Upshur County within the watershed of Cypress River to the Cypress Valley Navigation District.
HB 1122 60-0 (1967) Author: Pipkin, Maurice Snow "Pip" Relating to amending certain acts so as to authorize certain navigation districts to acquire, construct, and own lands and all improvements incident to or necessary in the proper operation and development of said districts, ports or waterways.
HB 1209 60-0 (1967) Author: Birkner, Otha Wyatt "Skeet" Relating to granting to Matagorda County Navigation District No. 2 certain additional powers and authority.
HB 1314 60-0 (1967) Author: Price, William Rayford | et. al. Relating to amending a certain statute to re-enact certain provisions but eliminating therefrom restrictions which limit the exercise of certain powers by the Trinity River Authority to the Chambers-Liberty Counties Navigation District.
HB 1352 60-0 (1967) Author: Rapp, William M. "Bill" Relating to amending certain acts relating to bonds of Willacy County Navigation District.
SB 38 60-0 (1967) Author: Strong, Jack B. Relating to amending certain acts by adding territory to the Middle Sabine River Navigation District; appointing and providing residence requirements of the Board of Directors of such District.
SB 338 60-0 (1967) Author: Connally, Wayne W. Relating to validating Refugio County Navigation District and all proceedings had by the Commissioners Court of Refugio County in the creation, establishment and organization of said District.
SB 380 60-0 (1967) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to amending certain acts relating to the Port of Port Arthur Navigation District of Jefferson County, Texas.
SB 419 60-0 (1967) Author: Wilson, Charles N. "Charlie" Relating to amending certain statutes by re-enacting certain provisions but eliminating restrictions which limit the exercise of certain powers by the Trinity River Authority to the Chambers-Liberty Counties Navigation District.
SB 579 60-0 (1967) Author: Wilson, Charles N. "Charlie" | et. al. Relating amending statutes relating to Trinity River Authority to eliminate certain restrictions of certain powers with the Chambers-Liberty Counties Navigation District, specifically authorizing promotion of navigation; increasing the rate of tax.
SB 626 60-0 (1967) Author: Strong, Jack B. Relating to the selection of the Boards of Directors of the Cypress Valley Navigation District and the Middle Sabine River Navigation District.
SCR 76 60-0 (1967)
HB 100 59-0 (1965) Author: Cowles, L. Nelson | et. al. Relating to creating the "Caddo Lake Navigation District" within the counties of Harrison, Marion, Morris and Upshur.
HB 253 59-0 (1965) Author: Rapp, William M. "Bill" Relating to amending certain acts to create housing authorities for certain navigation districts.
HB 454 59-0 (1965) Author: Allen, John | et. al. Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district, comprising the territory lying within the watershed of the Sabine River and its tributary streams lying within the boundaries of the Counties of Gregg, Rusk, Harrison and Panola as the same is made certain by the state contour maps now on file in the office of the Texas Water Commission, to be known as the "Middle Sabine River Navigation District," for the purpose of promoting, constructing, maintaining and operating, or to make practicable, promote, aid and encourage the construction, maintenance, and operation of navigable canals or waterways and all navigational systems or facilities auxiliary thereto, using the natural bed and banks of the Sabine River in so doing where practicable.
HB 963 59-0 (1965) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to amending certain Acts relative to The Calhoun County Navigation District.
HB 1099 59-0 (1965) Author: Cowles, L. Nelson Relating to creating a Navigation, Conservation and Reclamation District, comprising the territory contained within Harrison and Marion Counties, to be known as the "Cypress Valley Navigation District."
HB 1104 59-0 (1965) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to the organization, powers, and functions of the Calhoun County Navigation District.
HB 1114 59-0 (1965) Author: Miller, Jr., James E. | et. al. Relating to creating a Conservation and Reclamation District, comprising the territory lying within the watershed of the Sabine River and its tributary streams lying within the boundaries of Newton County, to be known as the "Newton County Navigation District."
HB 1136 59-0 (1965) Author: Wilson, Charles N. "Charlie" | et. al. Relating to the creation, organization, powers, duties and functions of a conservation and reclamation district located in Angelina, Jasper, Nacogdoches, Sabine, San Augustine, and Shelby Counties to be known as the Deep East Texas Interbasin Navigation District.
SB 194 59-0 (1965) Author: Strong, Jack B. Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district comprising the territory contained within the Counties of Gregg, Rusk, Harrison and Panola, to be known as the "Sabine River Navigation District".
SB 259 59-0 (1965) Author: Reagan, Bruce A. Relating to amending Acts of the 57th Legislature to make the provisions thereof applicable and available to any Navigation District heretofore or hereafter organized and operating in the State of Texas.
SB 469 59-0 (1965) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill" Relating to amending certain Acts relating to The Calhoun County Navigation District so as to provide a method of election of Navigation Commissioners.
SB 586 59-0 (1965) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to amending statutes relating to Port of Port Arthur Navigation District of Jefferson County relative to board of commissioners and proof of notice.
HB 139 58-0 (1963) Author: McIlhany, Grainger Walter | et. al. Relating to providing for the purchase of certain land of the State by Navigation Districts.
HB 241 58-0 (1963) Author: Rapp, William M. "Bill" Relating to creating housing authorities for certain navigation districts.
HB 294 58-0 (1963) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to authorizing the West Side Calhoun County Navigation District to sell certain water supply facilities and appurtenances to Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority.
HB 875 58-0 (1963) Author: Bridges, Ronald Wayne | et. al. Relating to authorizing navigation districts to provide additional compensation to each county treasurer who performs additional duties as treasurer of such navigation district.
HB 987 58-0 (1963) Author: Pipkin, Maurice Snow "Pip" | et. al. Relating to making the requirements governing advertising for bids by navigation districts coming within the purview of the Act conform with the requirements governing advertising for bids by counties and cities of this State.
HB 988 58-0 (1963) Author: Pipkin, Maurice Snow "Pip" | et. al. Relating to authorizing navigation districts coming within the purview of the Act to contract for improvements to be paid for in partial payments as the work progresses not to exceed the contract price of the total amount of work done under contract.
HB 1017 58-0 (1963) Author: Kilpatrick, Rufus U. Relating to extending and adding to the territory of the Port of Beaumont Navigation District of Jefferson County, Texas, approximately seventy-four (74) acres of land located substantially in Orange County, Texas, and adjoining the present boundary line of the Port of Beaumont Navigation District of Jefferson County, Texas, and removing such territory and land from the territory and land of Orange County Navigation and Port District of Orange County, Texas.
HB 1040 58-0 (1963) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to creating a port district to be known as the Port of Port Arthur Navigation District of Jefferson County, Texas.
SB 141 58-0 (1963) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill" Relating to authorizing the West Side Calhoun County Navigation District to sell certain water supply facilities and appurtenances to Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority.
SB 469 58-0 (1963) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to creating within the State of Texas, in addition to the districts into which the state has heretofore been divided, a port district to be known as the Port of Port Arthur Navigation District of Jefferson County, Texas, situated in Jefferson County, Texas.
SCR 89 58-0 (1963)
HB 80 57-0 (1961) Author: Kilpatrick, Rufus U. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act creating the Port of Beaumont Navigation District of Jefferson County, Texas, enlarging the authority of the District to issue refunding bonds; making such bonds eligible for certain investments and eligible to secure certain funds.
HB 105 57-0 (1961) Author: Murray, Menton J. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act governing elections of Navigation and Canal Commissioners in certain Navigation Districts.
HB 442 57-0 (1961) Author: Peeler, Travis A. Relating to amending a certain Act changing the composition of the Navigation Board in navigation districts which include a city or cities or parts thereof acting under special charter granted by the Legislature and in which the City Council or City Board of Commissioner exceeds in number the County Commissioners Court.
HB 630 57-0 (1961) Author: Pipkin, Maurice Snow "Pip" | et. al. Relating to enabling certain navigation districts to enact ordinances, rules, and regulations for the purpose of protecting their properties and of promoting health; providing penalties.
HB 647 57-0 (1961) Author: Haynes, Jr., Clyde Relating to amending a certain Act relating to Orange County Navigation and Port District of Orange County, Texas, and the governing board thereof.
HB 806 57-0 (1961) Author: La Valle, Peter J. "Pete" Relating to providing that Articles 1667 through 1676b, inclusive, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutues, as amended, shall have no application to any water control and improvement district, fresh water supply district, navigation district, drainage district or other conservation district heretofore or hereafter created in Galveston County.
HB 884 57-0 (1961) Author: Rapp, William M. "Bill" Relating to amending a certain Act creating housing authorities for certain navigation districts.
SB 297 57-0 (1961) Author: Baker, Robert W. Relating to amending a certain Act relating to Harris County Houston Ship Channel Navigation District of Harris County, Texas; validating all acts and governmental proceedings of the Board of Navigation and Canal Commissioners and other officials of said District and all bonds and other obligations of said District heretofore issued and all proceedings heretofore adopted relating to bonds and other obligations of said District.
HB 69 57-1 (1961) Author: Haynes, Jr., Clyde Relating to Orange County Navigation and Port District of Orange County, Texas; amending a certain Act relating to the date and manner of election and terms of office of Commissioners of the District.
SB 24 57-1 (1961) Author: Fuller, Jep S. Relating to amending a certain Act relating to the powers, rights, privileges and functions of the Port of Beaumont Navigation District; relating to the authority of the Board of Commissioners to fix rates of pilotage and the liability of certain vessels under certain circumstances for the payment of pilotage.
SB 25 57-1 (1961) Author: Fuller, Jep S. Relating to amending a certain Act relating to the powers, rights, privileges and functions of the Orange County Navigation and Port District; relating to the authority of the Board of Commissioners to fix rates of pilotage and the liability of certain vessels under certain circumstances for the payment of pilotage.
HB 233 56-0 (1959) Author: Conley, Carl C. Relating to granting additional powers to the Willacy County Navigation District.
HB 338 56-0 (1959) Author: Pipkin, Maurice Snow "Pip" Relating to amending certain statutes so as to provide that the files and records of Navigation Districts coming within the purview of said Acts shall not be open to the inspection or copy by other persons than parties interested and their attorneys except upon order of a District Court.
HB 339 56-0 (1959) Author: Pipkin, Maurice Snow "Pip" Relating to amending certain statutes so as to authorize navigation districts coming within the purview of this Act to own lands partly within and partly without or wholly within and wholly without the boundaries of any incorporated city, town or village and providing that such lands not included within the boundaries of any such city, town or village on the effective date of this Act or at the time of their acquisition by such district can only be annexed by any such city, town or village with the consent of such district.
HB 340 56-0 (1959) Author: Pipkin, Maurice Snow "Pip" Relating to amending certain acts so as to authorize certain Navigation Districts to employ an independent certified public accountant or firm of independent certified public accountants for the purpose of making a complete audit of the books and records of such District.
HB 610 56-0 (1959) Author: Collins, Sam Forse Relating to providing that all laws of this State providing for the assessment and collection of State and County taxes are made available and when invoked shall apply to all Water Improvement Districts, Water Control and Preservation Districts, Water Control and Improvement Districts, Fresh Water Supply Districts, Levee Improvement Districts, Drainage Districts, Conservation and Reclamation Districts, Navigation Districts and Irrigation Districts in this State, which have power and authority to levy and collect their own taxes, and that all such Districts shall have the benefit of all liens and remedies for the security and collection of taxes due them, as provided in the laws of this State, providing for the assessment and collection of State and County taxes.
HB 743 56-0 (1959) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to granting to the Calhoun County Navigation District of Calhoun County, Texas, the power and authority to lease land to municipal or governmental agencies, The State of Texas, State Parks Board, the United States of America, individuals and corporations.
HB 755 56-0 (1959) Author: Conley, Carl C. Relating to amending certain acts specifically granting to the Willacy County Navigation District the power and authority to lease and/or grant easements over and along all real property owned and/or held by said District in fee simple, by patent, easement or otherwise, for causeway, road and public utility purposes.
HB 857 56-0 (1959) Author: Bass, Jr., Sam Howard Relating to amending certain acts so as to provide for not less than Three (3) nor more than Seven (7) Navigation and Canal Commissioners.
SB 450 56-0 (1959) Author: Phillips, Jimmy Relating to amending certain acts to enlarge the governing body of Brazos River Harbor Navigation District of Brazoria County.
HB 33 56-2 (1959) Author: Kilpatrick, Rufus U. | et. al. Relating to the Port of Beaumont Navigation District of Jefferson County, Texas.
HB 181 55-0 (1957) Author: Conley, Carl C. Relating to authorizing the possession of certain devices for catching fish or shrimp under specified circumstances in Willacy County Navigation District.
HB 248 55-0 (1957) Author: Kilpatrick, Rufus U. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts by creating the Port of Beaumont Navigation District of Jefferson County, Texas, so as to clarify and make more certain the rights, powers, privileges, functions, and authority of said District to acquire, construct, operate, and maintain facilities or aids consistent to or necessary to the operation or development of ports or waterways within the District, and to make more certain any obligation incurred payable from taxation shall be submitted to a vote of the qualified electorate.
HB 254 55-0 (1957) Author: Cole, Criss | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts to permit the making of routine purchases and contracts not to exceed One Thousand Dollars ($1,000) without the taking of formal bids by Navigation Districts.
HB 280 55-0 (1957) Author: Pressler, III, Herman Paul | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for a Promotion and Development Fund of not more than five per cent (5%) of the gross income from operations in each calendar year for Navigation Districts having within its limits a city with a population in excess of (100,000) according to the last preceding Federal census.
HB 354 55-0 (1957) Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill" | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts to provide for publication once each week for two (2) successive weeks of advertisements for the taking of bids for the sale or lease of property owned by Navigation Districts.
HB 396 55-0 (1957) Author: Dugas, Jr., Louis Relating to amending certain Acts relating to Orange County Navigation and Port District of Orange County, Texas.
HB 579 55-0 (1957) Author: Conley, Carl C. Relating to granting the Willacy County Navigation District the power and authority to lease land; to sell land to governmental agencies.
HB 589 55-0 (1957) Author: Harrington, D. Roy | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statutes prescribing the authority of the Navigation and Canal Commissioners of Navigation Districts in relation to construction contracts in cases of public calamity or extreme emergency or unforeseen damage to property of such navigation districts, and providing for the procedure for contracts in cases of emergency.
HB 641 55-0 (1957) Author: Mann, Frank E. | et. al. Relating to Harris County Houston Ship Channel Navigation District of Harris County, Texas; authorizing said District to acquire, purchase, enlarge, extend, repair, maintain, operate, or develop certain improvements and facilities.
HB 657 55-0 (1957) Author: Pipkin, Maurice Snow "Pip" | et. al. Relating to authorizing Texas insurance, casualty, and indemnity companies to invest funds in revenue obligations of Texas navigation or port districts.
HB 706 55-0 (1957) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to amending certain Acts relating to Calhoun County Navigation District.
HB 927 55-0 (1957) Author: Bass, Jr., Sam Howard Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "East Brazoria County Navigation District".
SB 64 55-0 (1957) Author: Reagan, Bruce A. Relating to authorizing the possession of certain devices for catching fish or shrimp under specified circumstances in Willacy County Navigation District.
SB 113 55-0 (1957) Author: Fuller, Jep S. Relating to amending certain Acts creating the Port of Beaumont Navigation District of Jefferson County, Texas.
SB 212 55-0 (1957) Author: Fuller, Jep S. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts relating to Orange County Navigation and Port District of Orange County, Texas.
SB 330 55-0 (1957) Author: Hudson, Hubert R. Relating to authorizing Texas insurance, casualty, and indemnity companies to invest funds in revenue obligations of Texas navigation or port districts.
SB 377 55-0 (1957) Author: Reagan, Bruce A. Relating to granting to the Willacy County Navigation District the power and authority to lease land; to sell land to governmental agencies.
SB 378 55-0 (1957) Author: Fuller, Jep S. Relating to amending certain Statutes prescribing the authority of the Navigation and Canal Commissioners of navigation districts in relation to construction contracts in cases of public calamity or extreme emergency or unforeseen damage to property of such navigation districts.
SB 462 55-0 (1957) Author: Phillips, Jimmy Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "East Brazoria County Navigation District".
HB 303 54-0 (1955) Author: Murray, Menton J. Relating to granting to Arroyo Colorado Navigation District certain additional powers and authority; validating said District and bonds heretofore issued by it; providing that this Act shall be cumulative; containing a saving clause.
HB 568 54-0 (1955) Author: Garrett, Gustin "Gus" Relating to validating Willacy County Navigation District; validating all bonds heretofore issued by said District and proceedings relating thereto; validating governmental proceedings relating to said District performed by Willacy County Commissioners' Court, and the District's Board of Navigation and Canal Commissioners and other officers.
HB 696 54-0 (1955) Author: Moore, Sr., Carlton | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts regulating and governing Boards of certain Navigation Districts in this State; providing for and regulating the method and manner of making contracts.
HB 697 54-0 (1955) Author: Moore, Sr., Carlton | et. al. Relating to the disposition of land owned by navigation districts heretofore created under the laws of this State and having within their limits a city containing three hundred and seventy-five thousand (375,000) population or more; authorizing the governing boards of such navigation districts to make exchanges of land or sales pursuant to exchange of lands.
HB 840 54-0 (1955) Author: Hosey, Jean Edmond | et. al. Relating to validating Galveston County Navigation District No. 1; validating the election held Jan. 30, 1954, for the creation of said District and the issuance of bonds thereof and the levy of a tax for said bonds, and validating all proceedings relating to said election and creation and bonds, and validating said bonds, and providing that said bonds when approved by the Attorney General, registered by the Comptroller, and delivered to the purchaser or purchasers, shall be incontestable.
HB 954 54-0 (1955) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to amending certain Acts by validating the appointment of the Calhoun County Navigation District Commissioners, as made pursuant to the provisions of that chapter; validating the terms of such commissioners; providing that hereafter the commissioners shall be elected; prescribing the method of election and the qualification of such commissioners; providing for appointment of successors should a commissioner vacate his office.
SB 301 54-0 (1955) Author: Bracewell, Jr., Joseph Searcy Relating to establishing a Port Area in the Harris County Houston Shipping Channel Navigation District; describing the boundaries of such area; defining the powers of railroads to exercise the right of eminent domain in such Port Area; requiring railroads to obtain a permit from such Board of Navigation and Canal Commissioners to construct all tracks in such area not coming under the jurisdiction of the Interstate Commerce Commission; and providing a penalty for violation thereof.
SB 304 54-0 (1955) Author: Fly, William S. "Bill" Relating to applying to certain Navigation Districts; excepting Navigation districts in the counties of Matagorda, Fort Bend, Brazoria, Chambers, Galveston and Harris;; authorizing the deposit of District revenues (as therein defined) in banking corporations; containing provisions relating to said Districts and revenues and deposits; validating said Districts and bonds thereof heretofore issued by and acts and proceedings of Governing Boards and officers of said Districts.
SB 351 54-0 (1955) Author: Phillips, Jimmy Relating to validating Galveston County Navigation District No. 1; validating the election held January 30, 1954, for the creation of said District and the issuance of bonds thereof and the levy of a tax for said bonds, and validating all proceedings relating to said election and creation and bonds, and validating said bonds, and providing that said bonds when approved by the Attorney General, registered by the Comptroller, and delivered to the purchaser or purchasers, shall be incontestable.
SB 390 54-0 (1955) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to authorizing and empowering navigation districts heretofore or hereafter organized to provide for and administer a retirement, disability and death compensation fund for officers and employees of the district; providing for the investment, reinvestment and change of investment of such funds; authorizing the Commissioners of said district to adopt a plan or plans for effectuating the purpose of this Act, to provide rules and regulations governing all such compensation and from time to time to change any such plan, rule or regulation; and providing that the recipients or benefits of such fund shall not be eligible for any other pension retirement fund or direct aid from the State of Texas, unless the fund created hereunder is released to the State as a condition precedent to receiving such other aid.
HB 332 53-0 (1953) Author: Moore, Sr., Carlton | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts relating to promotion and development funds for navigation districts containing a city having a population of three hundred thousand (300,000) or more, by increasing the percentage of income which may be set aside for the promotion and development fund.
HB 493 53-0 (1953) Author: Garrett, Warren R. "Gabe" Relating to amending certain Statutes allowing certain employees of navigation districts of the State to be covered by Federal Social Security Act.
HB 654 53-0 (1953) Author: Carter, Ellis D. Relative to creating within the State of Texas, in addition to the Districts into which the State has heretofore been divided a District to be known as Orange County Navigation and Port District of Orange County, Texas, situated in Orange County, Texas.
HB 664 53-0 (1953) Author: Pipkin, Maurice Snow "Pip" Relating to authorizing certain provisions in resolutions authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds by navigation districts.
HB 855 53-0 (1953) Author: Garrett, Gustin "Gus" Relating to extending the provisions of certain Acts which confer certain rights and powers upon certain navigation districts, so as to include districts composed of parts of one or more counties, one of which counties is adjacent to any county which has one or more boundaries coincident with any part of the international boundary between the United States and the Republic of Mexico.
HB 915 53-0 (1953) Author: Garrett, Gustin "Gus" Relating to granting to Willacy County Navigation District certain additional powers and authority; validating said District and bonds heretofore issued by it, except under certain conditions.
SB 302 53-0 (1953) Author: Bell, John Junior Relating to creating a navigation district to be known as the Calhoun County Navigation District consisting of all that part of Calhoun County, including all the land and water area of the county, except that part of said county now included by metes and bounds in the West Side Calhoun County Navigation District.
SB 320 53-0 (1953) Author: Shireman, William H. Relating to extending the provisions of certain Statutes which confer certain rights and powers on certain navigation districts composed of parts of one or more counties, one of which is adjacent to any county which has one or more boundaries coincident with any part of the international boundary between the United States and the Republic of Mexico.
SB 348 53-0 (1953) Author: Shireman, William H. Relating to granting to Willacy County Navigation District certain additional powers and authority; validating said District and bonds heretofore issued by it.
HB 121 53-1 (1954) Author: Garrett, Gustin "Gus" | et. al. Relating to Willacy County Navigation District; validating said District and all bonds thereof and all acts relating thereto.
HB 101 52-0 (1951) Author: Ross, Sr., William C. | et. al. Relating to validating the creation, organization, and existence of all port districts and navigation districts operating public ports; ratifying taxes assessed and levied by or on behalf of such; providing such districts are governmental agencies and bodies politic and corporate, with powers and authorities specified.
HB 428 52-0 (1951) Author: Berlin, Edgar Lee | et. al. Relating to relinquishing and granting unto the Port District known as the Port of Beaumont Navigation District of Jefferson County, Texas, the title to the bed and channel of the Neches River in the Port of Beaumont, a part of which has been abandoned by reason of the relocation of the bed or channel of said Neches River.
HB 485 52-0 (1951) Author: Garrett, Warren R. "Gabe" Relating to amending certain acts by providing a method of annexing territory consisting of a whole county by Navigation Districts comprising the whole of a single county; providing for the Navigation Board and for the appointment of Navigation and Canal Commissioners of Navigation Districts consisting of the whole of two (2) counties when the whole of the second county is annexed under the provisions hereof.
HB 825 52-0 (1951) Author: Garrett, Warren R. "Gabe" Relating to amending certain acts by permitting navigation Districts which have heretofore or which may hereafter adopt plans for the construction of a grain elevator to place management of said elevator in a Board of Trustees during the time said elevator is encumbered to secure Revenue Bonds issued for the acquisition thereof; validating resolutions and indentures heretofore adopted creating such Boards of making provisions therefor.
SB 13 52-0 (1951) Author: Fuller, Jep S. Relating to validating the creation, organization, and existence of all port districts and navigation districts operating public ports; ratifying taxes assessed and levied by or on behalf of such; providing such districts are governmental agencies and bodies politic and corporate, with powers and authorities specified; providing this Act shall be liberally construed.
SB 249 52-0 (1951) Author: Bell, John Junior Relating to amending certain acts by providing for the purchase of certain land of the State by Navigation Districts.
SB 274 52-0 (1951) Author: Fuller, Jep S. Relating to relinquishing and granting unto the port district known as the Port of Beaumont Navigation District of Jefferson County, Texas, the title to the bed and channel of the Neches River in Port of Beaumont, a part of which has been abandoned by reason of the relocation of the bed or channel of said Neches River.
SB 473 52-0 (1951) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to amending certain acts by permitting navigation districts which have heretofore or which may hereafter adopt plans for the construction of a grain elevator to place management of said elevator in a Board of Trustees during the time said elevator is encumbered to secure revenue bonds issued for the acquisition thereof.
HB 523 51-0 (1949) Author: Murray, Menton J. Relating to amending a previous Act, to create a lien on domestic vessels for wharfage, dockage, port charges, pilotage, storage, harbor fees, mooring fees, crane hire and all other charges for services, facilities, supplies, materials furnished or labor performed for or on account of any domestic vessel by any Navigation District or Port, deep-water or otherwise, situated within the territorial limits of the State of Texas; providing for the presumed authority of the owner of any vessil to certain named persons; preserving the validity of any provision of this Act not specifically held unconstitutional.
HB 553 51-0 (1949) Author: Brooks, Jack B. | et. al. Relating to authorizing the creation within this State of districts to be known as port and navigation districts including within their boundaries a city containing 75,000 population or more, according to the preceding or any future Federal census, for the purpose of making improvements for navigation, and for the purpose of acquiring the wharf and dock properties, assets and facilities of such city within its boundaries by assuming the outstanding indebtedness of such properties, and for all other purposes stated in Section 59, Article 16, of the Constitution, such districts to be known as port and navigation districts, which may or may not include within their boundaries and limits districts and municipal corporations of any kind, or part thereof, or a portion of existing navigation districts created under Section 52, of Article 3, of the Constitution, which districts shall be governmental agencies and bodies politic and corporate, with such powers of government essential to the accomplishment of such purposes; providing this act shall be cumulative; providing a savings clause.
HB 585 51-0 (1949) Author: Murray, Menton J. Relating to amending a previous Act, authorizing Navigation Districts coming within the scope of said Act to increase the terms of office of their Navigation and Canal Commissioners to six-year terms; providing that this Act shall be cumulative of all other Acts in force affecting Navigation Districts.
HB 589 51-0 (1949) Author: Godard, Louie D. "Duke" Relating to amending a previous Act, providing that navigation districts which leave, rent, furnish or supply water for the purpose of irrigation, shall have a preference and superior lien upon the crop or crops raised upon the land thus irrigated.
HB 817 51-0 (1949) Author: Shell, J. Harvey Relating to creating within the State of Texas, in addition to the districts into which the State has heretofore been divided as a conservation and reclamation district, for the purpose of navigation, the Aransas County Navigation District No. 1 of Aransas County, Texas, defining its powers and duties, creating an authority to make conveyance of certain lands to the City of Rockport subject to certain qualifications and restrictions; providing a savings clause.
HB 851 51-0 (1949) Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al. Relating to authorizing and empowering navigation districts heretofore or hereafter organized, containing a municipality of three hundred thousand (300,000) population or more by the last or any future Federal Census, to provide for and administer a retirement, disability, and death compensation fund for officers and employees of the district in an election held for the purpose; prpviding that unconstitutionality of any part of the Act shall not invalidate the remainder; making the Act cumulative with other laws on the subject.
HB 852 51-0 (1949) Author: Moore, Sr., Carlton | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain navigation districts heretofore or hereafter organized, containing municipalities of 300,000 population, or more, by the last or any future Federal Census, in addition to all other powers, to take possession of property sought to be condemned at any time after award of the condemnation commissioners upon deposit with the clerk of the amount of the award, relieving such navigation districts of the requirement of giving security for costs; providing that unconstitutionality of any part of this Act shall not invalidate the remainder.
HB 853 51-0 (1949) Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al. Relating to authorizing navigation districts to set aside Promotion and Development Funds, and to make payments therefrom of any expenses of matter incidental to the advertising, development or promotion of such navigation district, etc.
SB 265 51-0 (1949) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to amending a previous Act so as to authorize Navigation Districts coming within the scope of said Act to increase the terms of office of their Navigation and Canal Commissioners to six-year terms.
SB 335 51-0 (1949) Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy Relating to creating within the State of Texas, in addition to the districts into which the State has heretofore been divided, a port district to be known as the Port of Beaumont Navigation District of Jefferson County, Texas, situated in Jefferson County, Texas; providing this Act shall be cumulative; providing a savings clause.
SB 336 51-0 (1949) Author: Cousins, Jr., Wilfred Roy Relating to amending a previous Act, to change the provisions thereof to apply to navigation districts having a city containing two hundred fifty thousand (250,000) population or more according to the last preceding Federal Census.
HB 44 51-1 (1950) Author: Brooks, Jack B. | et. al. Relating to ratifying, confirming and validating all resolutions and orders adopted by the Commissioners Court of Jefferson County, Texas, and the election held thereunder in the Port District known as the Port of Beaumont Navigation District of Jefferson County, Texas, on the twenty-first day of June, 1949; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 361 50-0 (1947) Author: Celaya, Augustine Relating to granting to certain navigation districts, having a boundary coincident with any part of the international boundary, use of certain waters or lands; providing that his Act shall be cumulative of all existing laws upon the subject of this Act; providing that if any section, word, phrase, clause or sentence in this Act shall be declared unconstitutional for any reason, the remainder of the Act shall not be affected thereby.
HB 451 50-0 (1947) Author: Celaya, Augustine Relating to amending a previous Act, so as to grant to navigation districts the right, power and authority to acquire, own and lease lands.
HB 608 50-0 (1947) Author: Atkinson, Henry L. Relating to amending Section 3, Article 8263n, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, relative to proposed navigation districts, the boundaries of which contain a city.
HB 800 50-0 (1947) Author: Celaya, Augustine Relating to amending a previous Act, so as to grant to Navigation Districts ownership of and exclusive control and jurisdiction over all waters of man-made and artificial channels constructed by or with the aid of such Navigation Districts and subject to the ordinary flow and underflow and tides of the Gulf of Mexico and bays and arms of such Gulf of Mexico; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 829 50-0 (1947) Author: Celaya, Augustine Relating to granting to Navigation Districts ownership of and exclusive control and jurisdiction over all waters of man-made and artificial channels constructed by or with the aid of such Navigation Districts and subject to the ordinary flow and underflow and tides of the Gulf of Mexico and bays and arms of such Gulf of Mexico.
SB 231 50-0 (1947) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to amending a previous Act, providing that the provisions of the Act shall apply only to the Navigation Districts in this state having a city containing three hundred seventy five thousand (375,000) population or more.
SB 318 50-0 (1947) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to granting easement to any navigation district which has one or more boundaries coincident with any part of the international boundary; providing that this Act shall be cumulative of all existing laws on the subject of this Act; providing that if any section, word, phrase, clause or sentence in this Act shall be declared unconstitutional for any reason, the remainder of this Act shall not be affected thereby.
HB 282 49-0 (1945) Author: Read, Thomas David | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts prescribing the method of appointing navigation and canal commissioners in navigation districts organized under said Act and composed of lands in two (2) counties.
HB 722 49-0 (1945) Author: Harris, Joe | et. al. Relating to regulating the governing boards of navigation districts in this State having a city containing 100,000 population or more according to the last preceding or any future Federal Census.
SB 108 49-0 (1945) Author: Stone, William E. Relating to amending certain Acts prescribing the method of appointing navigation and canal commissioners in navigation districts composed of lands in two counties.
SB 310 49-0 (1945) Author: Moore, Weaver Relating to regulating the governing boards of Navigation Districts in this state having a city containing 100,000 population or more according to the last preceding or any future Federal Census.
SB 313 49-0 (1945) Author: Moore, Weaver Relating to amending certain Acts; validating proceedings, orders, notices, ballots, and other matters in authorization, voting, etc., of bonds Harris County Houston Ship Channel Navigation District, etc.
HB 97 47-0 (1941) Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet Relating to authorizing navigation districts to acquire, extend, construct, repair, build, develop, and maintain certain improvements in aid of deep water navigation without taxation; authorizing said districts to borrow money therefor from the Federal Government or any other source.
HB 545 47-0 (1941) Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet Relating to the protection of Navigation Districts their properties and facilities and the operation thereof; providing for penalties.
HB 546 47-0 (1941) Author: Lyle, Jr., John Emmet Relating to amending a certain Article providing that all franchises granted by any Navigation District shall be granted by the affirmative vote of a majority of the commissioners of said district; empowering said districts to grant revocable licenses or permits for the use of limited portions of water front or facilities and to enter into leases of any of the unused lands or facilities of said district.
SB 105 47-0 (1941) Author: Moore, Weaver Relating to authorizing certain Navigation Districts to lease any of their lands or facilities to the United States Government, or to any agency thereof, whose activities are connected with the construction, maintenance, operation, and development of the port and its waterways.
SB 117 47-0 (1941) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to authorizing navigation districts to acquire, extend, construct, repair, build, develop and maintain certain improvements in aid of deep water navigation without taxation and to borrow money therefor from the federal government or any other source.
HB 383 46-0 (1939) Author: Loggins, Edgar Relating to aiding Conservation Districts, Navigation Districts, Conservation and Reclamation Districts, Flood Control Districts, and River Authorities in carrying out the powers and functions conferred upon them; granting and donating to such Districts and River Authorities for a period of Twenty years, (50%) per cent of all the State ad valorem taxes for general revenue purposes upon the property and from persons in counties comprising such districts or River Authorities.
HB 1001 46-0 (1939) Author: Pope, Walter Elmer "Uncle Elmer" Relating to conveying to the United States of America the free and uninterrupted use, liberty, and easement of, in, and to that that certain area of three (3) miles square or larger in Nueces County Navigation District, in Nueces Bay, in Nueces County, Texas, for the erection and establishment of forts, military stations or camps, magazines, etc.
HB 1032 46-0 (1939) Author: Celaya, Augustine Relating to authorizing incorporated cities, towns, or villages, independent school districts, common school districts, drainage districts, water control and improvement districts, water improvement districts, or navigation districts in this State to avail themselves of the services of County Tax Assessors and Collectors; fixing the compensation of said county officers for said services.
SB 176 46-0 (1939) Author: Spears, J. Franklin Relating to aiding the Conservation Districts, Navigation Districts, Conservation and Reclamation Districts, Flood Control Districts, and River Authorities; granting and donating to such Districts and River Authorities for a period of ten (10) years, fifty (50%) per cent of all the State ad valorem taxes for general revenue purposes.
SB 375 46-0 (1939) Author: Stone, William E. Relating to amending certain Sections of an Act to provide for the collection and disbursement of fees and charges by Boards of Navigation and Canal Commissioners.
SB 417 46-0 (1939) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to authorizing incorporated cities, towns or villages, Independent School Districts, Common School Districts, Drainage Districts, Water Control and Improvement Districts, Water Improvement Districts or Navigation Districts in this State to avail themselves of the services of County Tax Assessors and Collectors.
SB 454 46-0 (1939) Author: Weinert, Rudolph A. Relating to validating bonds and other instruments or obligations heretofore issued by Water Control and Improvement Districts, Water Improvement Districts, Irrigation Districts, Conservation and Reclamation Districts, Drainage Districts, Levee Districts, Navigation Districts, Road Districts, School Districts, Counties, Cities, Incorporated Towns and Villages of this State for public works projects or for the funding or refunding of indebtedness theretofore incurred.
HB 896 45-0 (1937) Author: Celaya, Augustine Relating to making it unlawful to use any seine, net, gill net, trotline, or other mechanical or physical device, except hook and line, for the purpose of fishing within the waters of certain navigation districts in Texas; providing for the punishment of persons violating the provisions hereof.
SB 218 45-0 (1937) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson Relating to providing that bonds issued by navigation districts for building bridges on designated state highways shall be redeemable in the same manner provided for redemption of county and road district bonds.
SB 476 44-0 (1935) Author: Neal, Jim Relating to conferring additional powers upon Navigation Districts, authorizing Navigation Districts to charge tolls for the use of its waterways by persons using them for commercial purposes, which waterways are not owner or constructed by the United States as a navigation project.
SB 502 44-0 (1935) Author: Moore, Weaver Relating to providing for the employment of persons necessary for the construction, maintenance, operation, and development of navigation districts, their business and facilities, prescribing their duties and compensation in certain counties.
HB 121 44-1 (1935) Author: Celaya, Augustine Relating to authorizing navigation districts organized under certain statute to issue refunding bonds.
HB 873 43-0 (1933) Author: West, Milton Horace Relating to providing that in certain counties which contain Navigation Districts, Water Improvement Districts and Water Control and Improvement Districts, the county auditor shall audit books, accounts, records, bills, and warrants of such districts, and other districts created for improvement and conservation purposes which are not administered by the Commissioners Court of such counties.
HB 886 43-0 (1933) Author: Leonard, Homer Lakerby Relating to amending certain statute relating to auditing expenditures of improvement, navigation, drainage, road or irrigation districts so that the provisions of said statute shall hereafter extend to all counties containing a population of one hundred and ten thousand (110,000), or more, as shown by the preceding Federal Census.
SB 5 43-0 (1933) Author: Woodul, Sr., Walter Frank Relating to adding certain navigation district bonds to those acceptable for deposit by State depositories.
SB 478 43-0 (1933) Author: Woodul, Sr., Walter Frank Relating to auditors of certain navigation districts.
HB 38 43-1 (1933) Author: Pope, Walter Elmer "Uncle Elmer" | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain navigation districts to borrow money and encumber property.
HB 45 43-1 (1933) Author: Pope, Walter Elmer "Uncle Elmer" | et. al. Relating to validating and legalizing the creation of navigation districts heretofore created; validating and legalizing the authorization and issuance of bonds issued by or on behalf of navigation districts and the levy of taxes for the payment thereof.
HB 129 43-1 (1933) Author: Pope, Walter Elmer "Uncle Elmer" Relating to selection of depositories by all navigation districts; defining the powers and obligations of such depositories.
SB 57 43-1 (1933) Author: Cousins, Sr., William Roy | et. al. Relating to authorizing navigation districts to acquire, purchase, construct, enlarge, extend, repair, maintain, operate or develop certain improvements and facilities without taxation
HB 121 43-2 (1934) Author: Celaya, Augustine Relating to authorizing certain navigation districts to contract loans from federal agencies.
HB 724 42-0 (1931) Author: Pope, Walter Elmer "Uncle Elmer" Relating to amending certain statutes relating to the collection of taxes to pay interest on bonds issued by navigation districts.
HB 725 42-0 (1931) Author: Pope, Walter Elmer "Uncle Elmer" Relating to granting certain rights to cities in regard to navigation districts.
HB 1042 42-0 (1931) Author: Pope, Walter Elmer "Uncle Elmer" Relating to validating the conversion of certain navigation districts.
SB 29 42-0 (1931) Author: Parr, Archer "Archie" Relating to creating and validating Brownsville Navigation District of Cameron County, Texas.
HB 65 42-1 (1931) Author: West, Milton Horace Relating to authorizing two (2) or more navigation districts, all or parts of which are situated in a single county, and which may be interested in or may be benefited by, a navigation project which has been approved by Act of Congress of the United States, or by the Secretary of War, to enter into contracts with the Government of the United States, or with each other, to consumate such projects of common interest.
HB 33 42-2 (1931) Author: West, Milton Horace Relating to waiving the right of the State of Texas to enter upon certain agreement for the purpose of development of mines, minerals and mineral rights to any Navigation District, for navigation purposes.
HB 81 42-3 (1932) Author: West, Milton Horace Relating to the organization of navigation districts.
SB 49 42-3 (1932) Author: Parr, Archer "Archie" Relating to amending certain Statutes prohibiting mineral development on coastal lands used for navigation purposes so long as said lands are used for navigation purposes by any navigation district or by the United States Government.
HB 724 41-0 (1929) Author: Hornaday, Emery Polk Relating to creating Brownsville Navigation District of Cameron County, Texas, to be governed by the provisions of Section 59, Article 16 of the Constitution, and by Chapter 5 of the General Laws passed by the 39th Legislature at its Regular Session in 1925, relating to Navigation Districts, except as herein otherwise provided, and defining its boundaries.
HB 204 41-1 (1929) Author: Hornaday, Emery Polk | et. al. Relating to providing for conversion of navigation districts.
HB 92 41-4 (1930) Author: Pope, Walter Elmer "Uncle Elmer" Relating to providing for the purchase of Navigation Districts from the State of Texas of any lands and flats belonging to said State covered or partly covered by the waters of the bays or other arms of the sea within said District, authorizing the Commissioner of the General Land Office to sell said lands at a price of One Dollar ($1.00) per acre, providing application and the issuance of patents and the disposition of the proceeds of said sale.
HB 404 40-0 (1927) Author: Holland, Robert H. | et. al. Relating to granting to the Harris County ship navigation district all right to certain islands and lands subject to overflow.
HB 131 40-1 (1927) Author: Holland, Robert H. Relating to creating and establishing the Harris County Houston Ship Channel Navigation District of Harris County, Texas, for the purpose of the development of deep water navigation, the improvement of rivers, bays, creeks, streams, or canals within or adjacent to such District, with the power and authority to acquire facilities or aids incident to or necessary to the operation or development or ports or waterways within the District and extending to the Gulf of Mexico.
SB 32 40-1 (1927) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson Relating to creating and establishing the Brazos River Harbor Navigation District of Brazoria County under Section 59 Article 16 of the Constitution of Texas.
SB 101 40-1 (1927) Author: Hall, James W. Relating to authorizing navigation districts containing municipalities of One Hundred Thousand population and to issue its obligations to a certain extent for the purpose of acquiring certain lands or improvements.
SB 110 40-1 (1927) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson Relating to creating and establishing Brazos River Harbor Navigation District of Brazoria County for the purpose of making improvements for the navigation of inland and coastal waters and for the preservation and conservation of inland and coastal waters for navigation and for control and distribution of storm and flood waters of rivers and streams in aid of navigation.
SB 111 40-1 (1927) Author: Hall, James W. Relating to creating and establishing the Harris County Houston Ship Channel Navigation District of Harris County, Texas.
HB 139 39-0 (1925) Author: Masterson, Alexander E. Relating to providing for the development and improvement of navigation of the inland and coastal waters of this state pursuant to Section 59 of Article 16 of the State Constitution. House: Common Carriers
HB 237 39-0 (1925) Author: Masterson, Alexander E. Relating to the release of certain portions of Brazoria county from the payment of taxes for 25 years, provided that the residents of such portions vote an issue of bonds for the purpose of making a new channel or outlet for the food waters and sit of the Brazos River on or before October 1, 1927. House: Revenue and Taxation
SB 85 39-0 (1925) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson Relating to providing for the development and improvement of navigation of the inland and coastal waters of this State pursuant to the State Constitution. Senate: State Affairs
SB 334 39-0 (1925) Author: Parr, Archer "Archie" Relating to amending certain statute relating to the bond of county treasurer as treasurer of the navigation district so that said statute shall provide for the bond to cover all funds in the hands of the treasurer of said district and so as to provide for the conditions and approval of said bond and so as to provide for a district depository. Senate: State Affairs
HB 299 39-1 (1926) Author: Masterson, Alexander E. Relating to creating and establishing Brazos River Harbor Navigation District of Brazoria County. House: Judiciary
HB 73 38-0 (1923) Author: Rogers, James Preston Relating to repealing legislation authorizing cities of one hundred thousand population or more, situated along or upon navigable streams in the State of Texas, and owing and operating municipal wharves, docks or warehouses, for the development of commerce, to appoint pilot boards for their respective duties.
HB 112 38-0 (1923) Author: Quinn, Benjamin Edmund Relating to authorizing the navigation and canal commissioners of navigation districts to fix the amount of the treasurer's bond in such sum as they deem proper.
HB 146 38-0 (1923) Author: Rogers, James Preston Relating to creating pilot boards in certain navigation districts; empowering such pilot boards to appoint branch pilots, suspend or dismiss branch pilots or deputies, and to adopt rules and regulations for such.
HB 70 38-2 (1923) Author: Cowen, Frank M. | et. al. Relating to bond of Chairman of Navigation and Canal Commissioners and relating to bond of County Treasurer and relating to contractor's bond to Navigation and Canal Commissioners and relating to payment to contractors during progress of work, and providing that unconstitutionality of any part of this Act does not invalidate remainder; prescribing that all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith are repealed.
HB 112 37-0 (1921) Author: Quinn, Benjamin Edmund Relating to amend a certain Act to authorize the Navigation and Canal Commissioners of Navigation Districts to fix the amount of the Treasurer's Bond in such sum they deem proper.
HB 136 37-1 (1921) Author: Black, William A. | et. al. Relating to amending the law on Navigation Districts.
SB 48 37-1 (1921) Author: Murphy, Sr., Charles Alfred Relating to providing that irrigation districts containing municipalities of over 100,000 population to develop deep water navigation, etc.
SB 80 37-1 (1921) Author: Parr, Archer "Archie" Relating to amending the act providing that Navigation Districts may be composed of land in two counties.
SB 93 37-1 (1921) Author: Murphy, Sr., Charles Alfred Relating to authorizing certain navigation districts to operate and develop all facilities incident to the operation and development of a port.
HB 9 35-0 (1917) Author: O'Brien, George Cave Relating to the levy of taxes by navigation districts.
SB 81 35-0 (1917) Author: King, Steve M. Relating to navigation districts so as to provide that any navigation district in addition to authority to levy taxes for interest and sinking fund upon bonds which may be voted, shall also be authorized to levy an additional tax not exceeding ten cents on the one hundred dollars valuation upon all property within such navigation district for the maintenance, up-keep and operation of said district and all improvements constructed by such district.
SB 43 31-0 (1909) Author: Kellie, Edward Isaiah Relating to authorizing the formation, creation and establishment of navigation districts to improve rivers, bays, creeks and streams, to construct and maintain canals and waterways, to permit of navigation or in aid thereof by the commissioners court of the several counties in this State or by navigation boards; prescribing penalties for violation of this Act.

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