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HB 1 85-0 (2017) Author: Zerwas, John General Appropriations Bill. House: Appropriations Meeting cancelled
HB 2 85-0 (2017) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to making supplemental appropriations and giving direction and adjustment authority regarding appropriations. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 123 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to performance incentive funding for certain medical schools based on public health impact. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 157 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund for classroom teacher salary increases. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 314 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis Relating to the functions of the Texas Juvenile Justice Department. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 318 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to the fund for veterans' assistance for grants to improve the level of health services provided to certain veterans. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 328 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to state and federal laws regarding immigrants or immigration, including the enforcement of those laws by certain governmental entities and the use of consular identity documents for certain purposes. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 456 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Relating to dedicating certain state revenue to the purpose of retiring state debt. House: Appropriations Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 538 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Relating to the use of certain surplus state revenue to provide for a rebate of state franchise taxes. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 541 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Relating to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 613 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to limitations on the rate of growth of appropriations for certain categories of spending. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 652 85-0 (2017) Author: Clardy, Travis | et. al. Relating to the deposit and appropriation of revenue received or collected by the Automobile Burglary and Theft Prevention Authority. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 751 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to state agency authority to establish child-care subsidy programs. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 788 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to enhancing the security of the electric grid; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 798 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to education fiscal impact statements for bills and resolutions. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 826 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to an annual report on the financial impact of undocumented immigrants on the state budget and economy. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 882 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken Relating to the provision of a transportation allotment under the foundation school program based on the price of gasoline. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 892 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to an annual state budget and legislative budget sessions in even-numbered years and to political contributions made during a legislative session. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 896 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to the repeal of the allowance authorized for the administration and enforcement of motor fuel taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 935 85-0 (2017) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to emergency medical air transportation funding. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 936 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1025 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1037 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to a transportation allotment credit for school districts required to take action to reduce wealth per student. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1039 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to funding for open-enrollment charter schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1203 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to a requirement that certain state agencies report on border security operations. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1388 85-0 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to calculation of average daily attendance for school districts providing certain full-day prekindergarten programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1498 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund for maintenance and repairs at institutions of higher education. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1499 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund for maintenance, renovation, and repair of certain state buildings. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1673 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to a transportation allotment credit for school districts required to take action to reduce wealth per student. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1723 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to the allocation of certain surplus state revenue for periodic reductions in the state sales and use tax rates. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1795 85-0 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the deposit of certain fees for permits for oversize or overweight vehicles to the credit of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles fund. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1831 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al. Relating to the Alamo complex account; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2195 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to financial assistance for port security, transportation, or facility projects. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2196 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to the establishment of a seaport preliminary studies grant program. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2198 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to the establishment of a seaport preliminary studies grant program. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2199 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to the establishment of a seaport preliminary studies grant program. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2715 85-0 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to the composition and use of money in the oil and gas regulation and cleanup fund. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 2808 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to preventing the commandeering of state resources by the federal government. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
HB 3291 85-0 (2017) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to education employees uniform group health coverage. House: Pensions Referred to Pensions
HB 3520 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to state fiscal matters related to health and human services and state agencies administering health and human services programs. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3537 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the use of money subject to restrictions under federal law that is credited to the deferred maintenance fund account. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 3547 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the requirement that the name of a state agency be printed on certain state motor vehicles. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3765 85-0 (2017) Author: Longoria, Oscar
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to directing payment, after approval, of certain miscellaneous claims and judgments against the state out of funds designated by this Act; making appropriations. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3849 85-0 (2017) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the creation and re-creation of funds and accounts, the dedication and rededication of revenue, and the exemption of unappropriated money from use for general governmental purposes. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 3962 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Tomas Relating to an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to provide certain therapy services under the Medicaid program to children with disabilities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 4240 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to a prohibition on the consideration of revenue anticipated to be derived from criminal fines in planning for the state budget. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 4257 85-0 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to constitutional allocations of money for emergency medical services and trauma care systems. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 4262 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to a restriction on the expenditure of state money by a state agency for the purpose of border security. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HCR 67 85-0 (2017) Author: Krause, Matt Approving the sufficient balance of the economic stabilization fund adopted by the Joint Committee on Economic Stabilization Fund Balance, Select, for the state fiscal biennium beginning September 1, 2017. Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HJR 27 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to pay at least 50 percent of the cost of maintaining and operating the public school system and prohibiting the comptroller from certifying legislation containing an appropriation unless the requirement is met. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 41 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the use of unencumbered surplus state revenues to provide for a rebate of state franchise taxes. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 42 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding the limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 53 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for an annual state budget and annual legislative sessions for budget purposes. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 75 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment to appropriate money from the economic stabilization fund to the foundation school fund and use the money to finance a temporary increase in the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district and a temporary reduction in the amount of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 82 85-0 (2017) Author: Rinaldi, Matt Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring that any appropriations in excess of the constitutional spending limit be approved by a two-thirds vote of all the members elected to each house of the legislature. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 83 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that members of the legislature and the lieutenant governor will not receive a state salary or per diem during certain periods unless the legislature has passed the state's budget and that budget is certified by the comptroller. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 101 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Proposing a constitutional amendment dedicating a portion of the revenue derived from the state sales and use tax to the Texas Water Development Fund II. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 106 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding the dedication by general law of revenue of or money received by this state and money held in or deposited to an account or fund inside or outside the state treasury and the authorized expenditure or appropriation of revenue or money dedicated by general law. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 124 85-0 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for the use and dedication of certain money transferred to the general revenue fund account for emergency medical services and trauma care systems. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HR 2544 85-0 (2017) Author: Zerwas, John Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
SB 1 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
General Appropriations Bill. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 9 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al. Relating to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Appropriations
SB 100 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to abolishing the Texas Enterprise Fund and the disposition of the balance of that fund. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 131 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the use of certain surplus state revenue to provide for a rebate of state franchise taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 159 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to excepting certain appropriations from computations regarding the constitutional limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 298 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to the creation and funding of the Texas Forensic Science Commission operating account. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 351 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the creation and administration of a disaster recovery fund. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 358 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to a transportation allotment credit for school districts required to take action to reduce wealth per student. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 596 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to imposing a tax on certain sweetened beverages and ingredients used to make certain sweetened beverages; providing a penalty. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 806 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to a report concerning, and actions by certain state officers regarding, federal money provided to this state that is subject to a coercive federal condition. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 943 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to limitations on the rate of growth of appropriations. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1156 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the Alamo complex account; making an appropriation. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1266 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to making supplemental appropriations and giving direction and adjustment authority regarding appropriations. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1270 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the allocation and use of certain border security funding to secure Gulf of Mexico ports. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1321 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to the deposit and appropriation of revenue received or collected by the Automobile Burglary and Theft Prevention Authority. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 1330 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Landgraf, Brooks
Relating to funding for the operations of the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact Commission. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1348 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the deposit and appropriation of revenue received or collected by the Automobile Burglary and Theft Prevention Authority. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1505 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the application of certain taxes imposed on certain tobacco products and to the allocation of certain revenue from those taxes to increase funding for certain health care education programs. Senate: Finance Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1650 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to calculation of average daily attendance for school districts providing certain full-day prekindergarten programs. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1795 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to education employees uniform group health coverage. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1817 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the deposit of the gas utility pipeline tax to the credit of the oil and gas regulation and cleanup fund. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 1831 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al.
Sponsor: Capriglione, Giovanni
Relating to an annual report on state programs not funded by appropriations. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 2057 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the creation, administration, and funding of a state infrastructure endowment fund outside of the state treasury. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2213 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to state fiscal matters related to general government. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2214 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to state fiscal matters related to health and human services and state agencies administering health and human services programs. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2218 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the creation and re-creation of funds and accounts in the state treasury, the dedication and rededication of revenue, and the exemption of unappropriated money from use for general governmental purposes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2219 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to directing payment, after approval, of certain miscellaneous claims and judgments against the state out of funds designated by this Act; making appropriations. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SCR 18 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the approval of a sufficient balance of the constitutional economic stabilization fund by the 85th Legislature. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 14 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the use of unencumbered surplus state revenues to provide for a rebate of state franchise taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 15 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Proposing a constitutional amendment excepting certain appropriations for reducing state debt from the constitutional limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 21 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that members of the legislature and the lieutenant governor will not receive a state salary or per diem during certain periods unless the legislature has passed the state's budget and that budget is certified by the comptroller. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 24 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for certain excess revenue to be dedicated toward contributions to state retirement systems, the health benefit plan for retired education employees and their dependents, the Texas tomorrow fund, the permanent school fund, and the permanent university fund. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 25 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring that any appropriations in excess of the constitutional spending limit be approved by a two-thirds vote of all the members elected to each house of the legislature. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 26 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting appropriations from the economic stabilization fund to prevent the fund balance from falling below a prescribed minimum amount, other than in an emergency if certain requirements are met, and limiting the permissible uses of that appropriated money. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 31 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to appropriations for the preservation and perpetuation of certain items of historical value; allowing the legislature and state agencies to accept on behalf of the state gifts of items of historical value and contributions to purchase such items. Senate: Administration Committee report printed and distributed
SJR 56 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding a transfer of money from the economic stabilization fund to the permanent fund supporting military and veterans exemptions to fund tuition and fee exemptions for children of veterans. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 58 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Proposing a constitutional amendment to set aside money from the economic stabilization fund to pay for certain state infrastructure projects and to create a state infrastructure endowment fund for funding certain costs of those projects. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 59 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Proposing a constitutional amendment to set aside money from the economic stabilization fund and certain general revenue to pay for certain state infrastructure projects and to create a state infrastructure endowment fund for funding certain costs of those projects. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SR 899 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on SB 1. Reported enrolled
HB 2 85-1 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to the repeal of certain riders for the Texas Medical Board and the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists from the General Appropriations Act that are contingent upon the approval of certain Acts continuing those agencies during the 85th Regular Session. House: Appropriations
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 24 85-1 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al. Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 25 85-1 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to reimbursement rates for Medicaid acute care therapy services; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations Received from the House
HB 30 85-1 (2017) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the transfer of certain appropriations to the Texas Education Agency and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas and the adjustment of appropriations for public school finance. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 41 85-1 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al. Relating to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 61 85-1 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to a transportation allotment credit for school districts required to take action to reduce wealth per student. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 64 85-1 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund for classroom teacher salary increases. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 65 85-1 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to an appropriation of money from the general revenue fund for classroom teacher salary increases. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 75 85-1 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al. Relating to transferring to the property tax relief fund one-half of any unencumbered balance of general revenue at the end of a state fiscal biennium. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 76 85-1 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al. Relating to a supplemental appropriation for Teacher Retirement System of Texas retiree health. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 78 85-1 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al. Relating to school district tax rates, property values, and tax collections used by the commissioner of education in allocating Foundation School Program funding. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 83 85-1 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to dedicating certain state revenue to the purpose of retiring state debt. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 127 85-1 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 128 85-1 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to prohibiting the use of appropriated state funds for abortion services. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 140 85-1 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to calculation of average daily attendance for school districts providing certain full-day prekindergarten programs. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 151 85-1 (2017) Author: Gooden, Lance | et. al. Relating to the administration of certain group benefits by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 208 85-1 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations and appropriations of constitutionally dedicated revenue. House: Appropriations Returned to committee
HB 228 85-1 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to appropriations of water for use in aquifer storage and recovery projects. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 286 85-1 (2017) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to making an appropriation to provide grants to assist counties in providing indigent defense services. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 353 85-1 (2017) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the salary paid to classroom teachers employed by public schools; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 372 85-1 (2017) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to an audit of funds received by certain entities under the federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to fund health or public safety programs. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 373 85-1 (2017) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to an audit of the use of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program money. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 1 85-1 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding the limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations. House: Appropriations Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 18 85-1 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to pay at least 50 percent of the cost of maintaining and operating the public school system and prohibiting the comptroller from certifying legislation containing an appropriation unless the requirement is met. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HJR 32 85-1 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment to appropriate money from the economic stabilization fund to the foundation school fund and use the money to finance a temporary increase in the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district and a temporary reduction in the amount of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 53 85-1 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment transferring certain surplus state revenue in the economic stabilization fund and dedicating that revenue to public education. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
SB 9 85-1 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Sponsor: Parker, Tan
Relating to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations and appropriations of constitutionally dedicated revenue. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 35 85-1 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund for classroom teacher salary increases. Filed
SB 60 85-1 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al.
Sponsor: Gonzales, Larry
Relating to the repeal of certain riders for the Texas Medical Board and the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists from the General Appropriations Act that are contingent upon the approval of certain Acts continuing those agencies during the 85th Regular Session. House: Appropriations
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 102 85-1 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to reimbursement rates for Medicaid acute care therapy services; making an appropriation. Filed
SB 103 85-1 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to a supplemental appropriation from the economic stabilization fund for certain health benefit plans administered by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. Filed
SJR 6 85-1 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to pay at least 50 percent of the cost of maintaining and operating the public school system and prohibiting the comptroller from certifying legislation containing an appropriation unless the requirement is met. Co-author authorized
HB 1 84-0 (2015) Author: Otto, John
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
General Appropriations Bill. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2 84-0 (2015) Author: Otto, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to making supplemental appropriations and giving direction and adjustment authority regarding appropriations. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 5 84-0 (2015) Author: Otto, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to strategic fiscal reviews of state agencies and programs. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform
Senate: Finance
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 6 84-0 (2015) Author: Otto, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the creation and re-creation of funds and accounts, the dedication and rededication of revenue, and the exemption of unappropriated money from use for general governmental purposes. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 7 84-0 (2015) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to certain fiscal matters affecting governmental entities; reducing or affecting the amounts or rates of certain taxes, assessments, surcharges, and fees. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 145 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to certain legislative deadlines. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 290 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations and the use of surplus state revenues. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 373 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron Relating to the allocation of certain revenue from the taxes imposed on the sale, rental, or use of motor vehicles to the state highway fund and to the uses of that revenue. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 387 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund for classroom teacher salary increases. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 395 84-0 (2015) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the rates of the state motor fuel taxes and to the use of additional revenue derived from those taxes; increasing the rates of certain taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 443 84-0 (2015) Author: Gonzales, Larry | et. al. Relating to zero-based budgeting for state agencies as part of the sunset review process. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 457 84-0 (2015) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan, including the use of money in the Texas emissions reduction plan fund for rail projects. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 531 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 542 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to an annual state budget and legislative budget sessions in even-numbered years and to political contributions made during a legislative session. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 594 84-0 (2015) Author: Israel, Celia | et. al. Relating to toll rates for certain vehicles traveling on State Highway 130. House: Transportation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 624 84-0 (2015) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the deposit of certain amounts to the credit of the Texas emissions reduction plan fund. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 651 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the format of the general appropriations bill. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 711 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to the creation of a childhood health program grant. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 801 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Ken
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to planning for the use of and liability resulting from prescribed burns by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 802 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Ken | et. al. Relating to the provision of a transportation allotment under the foundation school program based on the price of gasoline. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 812 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education; making an appropriation. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 817 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Relating to the contingent establishment of a health benefit exchange tailored to the needs of the state. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 818 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a health benefit exchange tailored to the needs of the state. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 914 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the creation of a long-range revenue analysis committee. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 915 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to quarterly financial condition reports on collected and anticipated state revenue. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1011 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to the fund for veterans' assistance for grants to improve the level of health services provided to certain veterans. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1031 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to funding for certain roadway projects intended to improve or maintain air quality. House: Transportation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1101 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to extending the period over which the balance of the system benefit fund is to be eliminated. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 1134 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to the use of certain surplus state revenue to provide for a rebate of state franchise taxes. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1158 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the use of money received by a nonprofit organization to implement a supplemental environmental project. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1209 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to funding sources for the repayment of certain speech-language pathologist and audiologist education loans. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1298 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to required state contributions to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions Referred to Pensions
HB 1349 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the creation of a long-range revenue analysis committee. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1384 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1389 84-0 (2015) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to the funding of certain activities related to the commercialization of emerging technologies. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 1437 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to certain dedicated accounts in the general revenue fund that fund trauma facilities and emergency medical services. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1467 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for a classroom building at Texas A&M University--Kingsville. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1506 84-0 (2015) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to the transfer of a portion of certain money in the Texas emerging technology fund to the Texas Enterprise Fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 1521 84-0 (2015) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to state agency authority to establish child-care subsidy programs. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1547 84-0 (2015) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the funding of emergency medical services and trauma care. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1637 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the use of certain money deposited to the state highway fund for transportation projects in energy-producing regions of this state. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1650 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Scott Relating to the legislative appropriations request process for the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Transportation Referred directly to s/c on Long-term Infrastructure Planning by chair
HB 1697 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to the limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1904 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund the renovation of Robert A. Welch Hall at The University of Texas at Austin. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2206 84-0 (2015) Author: Crownover, Myra
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the transfer of the oversight of the Texas State Cemetery to the State Preservation Board and to the creation of the State Cemetery preservation trust fund. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2307 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to the allocation of certain surplus state revenue for periodic reductions in the state sales tax rate. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2338 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to excepting certain appropriations from computations regarding the constitutional limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2376 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the creation and administration of a disaster recovery fund. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2416 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César Relating to an annual report on the financial impact of undocumented immigrants on the state budget and economy. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2521 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Relating to the allocation and use of payments received under oil and gas leases of land owned by the state for a county road. House: County Affairs
Senate: Finance
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2659 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to a transportation allotment credit for school districts required to take action to reduce wealth per student. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2810 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Ken Relating to proclamations issued by the State Board of Education for instructional materials. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2841 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund for maintenance and repairs at institutions of higher education. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2842 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund for maintenance, renovation, and repair of certain state buildings. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2915 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the transfer of certain general revenue to the Texas rail relocation and improvement fund. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2968 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to the preservation of the Alamo complex and surrounding area and to the Alamo Preservation Advisory Board. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2981 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3057 84-0 (2015) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to the creation of a pilot program for the purpose of controlling certain predatory animals. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 3077 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to funding for trauma facilities, emergency medical services, and emergency medical air transportation. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 3142 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to Department of Agriculture fiscal matters; making appropriations. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3258 84-0 (2015) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to the investment of a portion of the economic stabilization fund balance and the dedication of certain interest earned on the fund balance. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3330 84-0 (2015) Author: Otto, John | et. al. Relating to directing payment, after approval, of certain miscellaneous claims and judgments against the state out of funds designated by this Act; making appropriations. House: Appropriations Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3639 84-0 (2015) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the limit on the rate of growth in appropriations and to the authority of the comptroller to reduce the state sales and use tax rates for designated periods. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3863 84-0 (2015) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund a science, technology, and classroom building located at the University of Houston--Victoria. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 4017 84-0 (2015) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to finance certain temporary border security initiatives. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 4062 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to limitations on the percentage of money awarded by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas for certain uses. House: Public Health
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 4107 84-0 (2015) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to finance universal, high quality, prekindergarten education programs. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 21 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring that any appropriations in excess of the constitutional spending limit be approved by a two-thirds vote of all the members elected to each house of the legislature. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform Left pending in subcommittee
HJR 24 84-0 (2015) Author: Harless, Patricia Proposing a constitutional amendment dedicating revenue derived from the taxes imposed on the sale, use, or rental of motor vehicles to the state highway fund and limiting the permissible uses of certain money in the fund. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HJR 45 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the limitation on the rate of growth in appropriations and the use of unencumbered surplus state revenues to provide for a rebate of state franchise taxes, to reduce public school district property taxes, and to fund the state's rainy day fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 48 84-0 (2015) Author: Harless, Patricia | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting the permissible uses of the state highway fund, including further limiting the use of additional tax and fee revenue attributable to changes to certain state taxes and fees, to increase revenue for nontolled public highway purposes. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HJR 53 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment dedicating certain revenue derived from the tax imposed on the sale of motor vehicles to the state highway fund. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HJR 58 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding the dedication by general law of revenue of or money received by this state and money held in or deposited to an account or fund inside or outside the state treasury and the authorized expenditure or appropriation of revenue or money dedicated by general law. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 60 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the limitation on the rate of growth of state appropriations. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 63 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for an annual state budget and annual legislative sessions for budget purposes. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 80 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the use of unencumbered surplus state revenues to provide for a rebate of state franchise taxes. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 94 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to limiting the permissible uses of money appropriated from the economic stabilization fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 97 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to pay at least 50 percent of the cost of maintaining and operating the public school system and prohibiting the comptroller from certifying legislation containing an appropriation unless the requirement is met. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HJR 103 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governor to reduce the amount of an item of appropriation in an appropriations bill. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 106 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim Proposing a constitutional amendment excepting certain appropriations for reducing state debt from the constitutional limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 120 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Proposing a constitutional amendment to establish the Alamo preservation fund and make a one-time transfer of money from the economic stabilization fund to the Alamo preservation fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 121 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the limitation on the rate of growth in appropriations. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 130 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit state debt. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HR 3311 84-0 (2015) Author: Otto, John Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1. Filed
HR 3315 84-0 (2015) Author: Otto, John Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
HR 3439 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2968. Reported enrolled
HR 3466 84-0 (2015) Author: Crownover, Myra Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1191. Reported enrolled
SB 2 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane General Appropriations Bill. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 9 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Sponsor: Otto, John | et. al.
Relating to limitations on the rate of growth of appropriations for certain categories of spending. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
House appoints conferees-reported
SB 15 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to state tax reductions and the limit on appropriations from certain state tax revenue for a state fiscal biennium. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 16 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to excepting certain appropriations from computations regarding the constitutional limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 53 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to strategic fiscal reviews of state agencies and programs. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Appropriations
SB 101 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to excepting certain appropriations from computations regarding the constitutional limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 137 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to the maximum rate of growth of appropriations. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 150 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al. Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 198 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the use of statutorily dedicated revenues for budget certification. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 241 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the transportation allotment provided under the Foundation School Program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 242 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to a transportation allotment credit for school districts required to take action to reduce wealth per student. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 245 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 249 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to dedicating certain state revenue to the purpose of retiring state general obligation debt. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 270 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to toll rates for certain vehicles traveling on State Highway 130. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 271 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 307 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to dedicating certain state revenue to the purpose of retiring state general obligation debt. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 321 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to the amount of money transferred monthly from the state highway fund to the Texas emissions reduction plan fund. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 331 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the use of certain surplus state revenue to provide for a rebate of state franchise taxes. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 361 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to limitations on the rate of growth of appropriations. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 403 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 554 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al. Relating to zero-based budgeting for state agencies as part of the sunset review process. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 686 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Clardy, Travis
Relating to the Math and Science Scholars Loan Repayment Program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 704 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to dedicating certain state revenue to the purpose of retiring state debt for transportation improvements. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 743 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the allocation of certain surplus state revenue for periodic reductions in the state sales tax rate. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 827 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the format of the general appropriations bill. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 881 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Springer, Drew | et. al.
Relating to the dedication of certain wine-related revenue. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1047 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to abolishing the Texas Enterprise Fund and the disposition of the balance of that fund. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1191 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Crownover, Myra
Relating to the amount and allocation of the annual constitutional appropriation to certain agencies and institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1276 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the amounts, availability, and use of certain statutorily dedicated revenue and accounts; reducing or affecting the amounts or rates of certain statutorily dedicated fees and assessments. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1280 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Otto, John
Relating to directing payment, after approval, of certain miscellaneous claims and judgments against the state out of funds designated by this Act; making appropriations. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1327 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the Alamo preservation fund and the establishment of an Alamo preservation fund advisory committee. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1371 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to imposing a tax on certain sweetened beverages and ingredients used to make certain sweetened beverages; providing a penalty. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1433 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the identification of programs and activities in the general appropriations bill and the review of state agency performance and rules. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1493 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to emergency medical air transportation funding. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1729 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to programs for imposing or increasing a toll on and increasing the vehicle registration fee for a commercial motor vehicle. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1734 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Tracy
Relating to the eradication of Carrizo cane along the Rio Grande River. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1736 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the creation and re-creation of funds and accounts, the dedication and rededication of revenue, and the exemption of unappropriated money from use for general governmental purposes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1849 84-0 (2015) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the deposit of certain amounts to the credit of the Texas emissions reduction plan fund. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1993 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to making supplemental appropriations and giving direction and adjustment authority regarding appropriations. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 2 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the limitation on the rate of growth in appropriations. Senate: Finance Not again placed on intent calendar
SJR 3 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment excepting certain appropriations for reducing state debt from the constitutional limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 4 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment excepting certain appropriations for reducing state debt from the constitutional limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 7 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment excepting certain appropriations for reducing state debt from the constitutional limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SJR 11 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding the maximum amount of appropriations for a state fiscal biennium. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SJR 19 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting appropriations from the economic stabilization fund to a total amount that the comptroller of public accounts estimates will not result at any time in a fund balance of less than a prescribed minimum amount, other than in an emergency if certain requirements are met. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SJR 23 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the use of unencumbered surplus state revenues to provide for a rebate of state franchise taxes. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SJR 26 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to appropriations for the preservation and perpetuation of certain items of historical value; allowing the legislature and state agencies to accept on behalf of the state gifts of items of historical value and contributions to purchase such items. Senate: Administration Committee report printed and distributed
SJR 45 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Proposing a constitutional amendment to establish the Alamo preservation fund and make a one-time transfer of money from the economic stabilization fund to the Alamo preservation fund. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SJR 62 84-0 (2015) Author: Nichols, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment dedicating certain revenue sources to be used for the acquisition of rights-of-way for and the construction and maintenance of public roadways. Senate: Transportation Not again placed on intent calendar
SJR 65 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the use of bonds and notes in the military value revolving loan account. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Left pending in committee
SJR 68 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Proposing a constitutional amendment to make a one-time transfer of money from the economic stabilization fund to the trust fund of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SR 1019 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on HB 1. Reported enrolled
SR 1056 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. 2968. Reported enrolled
HB 1 83-0 (2013) Author: Pitts, Jim General Appropriations Bill. House: Appropriations No action taken in committee
HB 6 83-0 (2013) Author: Otto, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the creation and re-creation of funds and accounts, the dedication and rededication of revenue, and the exemption of unappropriated money from use for general governmental purposes. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 7 83-0 (2013) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the amounts, availability, and use of certain statutorily dedicated revenue and accounts; reducing or affecting the amounts or rates of certain statutorily dedicated fees and assessments; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 10 83-0 (2013) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to making emergency supplemental appropriations and providing direction and transfer authority regarding certain appropriations. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 11 83-0 (2013) Author: Ritter, Allan | et. al. Relating to the appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to finance certain water-related projects. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Returned to committee
HB 19 83-0 (2013) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al. Relating to the appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to finance certain transportation infrastructure and water-related projects. House: Appropriations No action taken in committee
HB 88 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 128 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the creation of a childhood health program grant. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 136 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to an annual state budget and legislative budget sessions in even-numbered years and to political contributions made during a legislative session. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 227 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to the appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to be used for the purposes of the water infrastructure fund during the next state fiscal biennium. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 228 83-0 (2013) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to the maximum rate of growth of appropriations. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 237 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the limitation on the rate of growth in appropriations from state tax revenues. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 306 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Phil Relating to the limitation on appropriations for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 437 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to career and technical education and workforce development grant programs. House: Economic & Small Business Development - S/C Manufacturing
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 445 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to the creation of the individual development account program to provide savings incentives and opportunities for certain foster children to pursue home ownership, postsecondary education, and business development. House: Human Services Considered in Calendars
HB 652 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to consideration of certain appropriations in determining the constitutional biennial appropriations limit. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Left pending in subcommittee
HB 715 83-0 (2013) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Left pending in subcommittee
HB 769 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to legislative budget sessions in even-numbered years and to reports of political contributions accepted during a budget session. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 775 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to using the system benefit fund for the support of certain programs for low-income electric customers. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Left pending in subcommittee
HB 783 83-0 (2013) Author: Sanford, Scott | et. al. Relating to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations and the use of surplus state revenues. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 873 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the amounts to which school districts are entitled under the Foundation School Program and the amounts appropriated to the Texas Education Agency for educational grant programs. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 998 83-0 (2013) Author: Clardy, Travis Relating to the appropriation of money from the general revenue fund to the Texas Water Development Board to provide a grant to the Angelina and Neches River Authority to be used by the authority for the purpose of obtaining preconstruction permits or other authorizations for the proposed Lake Columbia reservoir project. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1025 83-0 (2013) Author: Pitts, Jim
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to making supplemental appropriations and reductions in appropriations and giving direction and adjustment authority regarding appropriations. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 1317 83-0 (2013) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to directing certain surplus revenue to water infrastructure funding. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1343 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the availability and use of certain statutorily dedicated revenue and accounts. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1450 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to pay-for-performance contracts for certain criminal justice programs and services. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1609 83-0 (2013) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the limit on the rate of growth in appropriations and to the authority of the comptroller to reduce the state sales tax rate for designated periods. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1770 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Relating to an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to the foundation school fund for grants to school districts to use in improving the security of school facilities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1771 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Relating to an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to the foundation school fund for grants to school districts for the purchase of equipment for career and technology education courses. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1823 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the allocation of revenue received from the tax imposed on the gross receipts from the rental of a motor vehicle. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1854 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to be used for upgrading fixtures and materials in state buildings to maximize energy and water conservation. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1870 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the limitation on the rate of growth in appropriations from state tax revenues. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1903 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the allocation of amounts deposited into the oyster sales account and the abolishment of the oyster advisory committee. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1959 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to the retirement of certain state debt. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2290 83-0 (2013) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the use for administrative costs of a portion of money received by certain entities to implement a supplemental environmental project. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2335 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to state contracting issues, including the duties of the comptroller, quality assurance team, and Contract Advisory Team. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HB 2680 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to state financing for certain transportation projects. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2708 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to the imposition of a tax on water consumption by certain residential water customers and the use of the revenue generated by the tax to finance water projects; providing for penalties; authorizing a fee. House: Natural Resources No action taken in committee
HB 2713 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to making auxiliary and institutional funds of a state institution of higher education subject to legislative appropriation. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2715 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to institutional funds held by public institutions of higher education in this state. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2753 83-0 (2013) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al. Relating to excellence funding for health-related institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 2765 83-0 (2013) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Texas competitive knowledge fund to support excellence at qualifying institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
HB 2873 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the development of a model contract management process for use with low-risk state procurements. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2887 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to the establishment and expansion of community collaboratives by entities to provide services to and coordinate the care of persons who are homeless, persons with mental illness, and persons with substance abuse problems. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2903 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to the state infrastructure bank during the next state fiscal biennium. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3065 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the payment of state funds by the secretary of state directly to an entity conducting a primary election under contract. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3188 83-0 (2013) Author: Otto, John
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to directing payment, after approval, of certain miscellaneous claims and judgments against the state out of funds designated by this Act; making appropriations. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3211 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to the Hispanic Heritage Center of Texas. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3309 83-0 (2013) Author: Crownover, Myra
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the composition and use of money in the oil and gas regulation and cleanup fund. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3339 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to be used for public education. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3346 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the appropriations of money from the economic stabilization fund for the 2014-2015 state fiscal biennium. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3481 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to be used for the purpose of repairing certain roadways and bridges. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3580 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the state spending limit. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3602 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the allocation of certain money in the Texas emissions reduction plan fund to fund the energy efficiency grant program. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3635 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the assignment of a licensed psychologist or professional counselor to a public school campus. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3682 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to the state highway fund for terminating comprehensive development agreements related to State Highway 130. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 23 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the limitation on the rate of growth of state appropriations. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 26 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for an annual state budget and annual legislative sessions for budget purposes. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 34 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding the dedication by general law of revenue of or money received by this state and money held in or deposited to an account or fund inside or outside the state treasury and the authorized expenditure or appropriation of revenue or money dedicated by general law. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 49 83-0 (2013) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding the maximum amount of appropriations for a state fiscal biennium. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 52 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting the rate of growth of appropriations for welfare programs. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 65 83-0 (2013) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding the limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Left pending in subcommittee
HJR 67 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for legislative budget sessions in even-numbered years. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 69 83-0 (2013) Author: Sanford, Scott | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the limitation on the rate of growth of state appropriations and the use of unencumbered surplus state revenues to provide for a rebate of state franchise taxes and to reduce public school district property taxes. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 70 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Phil Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the maximum rate of growth of appropriations. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 85 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding the consideration of appropriations from the constitutional economic stabilization fund to be appropriations of state tax revenues dedicated by the Texas Constitution. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Left pending in subcommittee
HJR 89 83-0 (2013) Author: Harless, Patricia | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit using revenues, other money, or account or fund balances dedicated by law for nondedicated general governmental purposes and to limit using that money or those balances for certification of appropriations for nondedicated purposes or entities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 93 83-0 (2013) Author: Hughes, Bryan Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the rate of growth of appropriations from all sources of revenue except the federal government and to authorize the legislature to appropriate money for tax rebates. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 96 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing a state mandate imposed on a county to have effect only if the state provides for payment to the county of the cost of the mandate. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HJR 99 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds to finance pay-for-performance contracts for certain programs and services for health programs. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HJR 111 83-0 (2013) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting appropriations from the economic stabilization fund to a total amount that the comptroller of public accounts estimates will not result at any time in a fund balance of less than a prescribed minimum amount. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Left pending in subcommittee
HJR 135 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit using voluntarily paid additional fees and surcharges that are dedicated by law for nondedicated general governmental purposes and to prohibit using that money for certification of appropriations for nondedicated purposes or entities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HR 2700 83-0 (2013) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. 1. Reported enrolled
HR 3094 83-0 (2013) Author: Otto, John Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 6. Reported enrolled
SB 1 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
General Appropriations Bill. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 22 83-0 (2013) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al. Relating to the administration of the Texas Water Development Board; making an appropriation from the economic stabilization fund to finance certain water-related projects. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 101 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations of revenue. Senate: Finance Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 142 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to zero-based budgeting for state agencies as a part of the sunset review process. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 195 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the maintenance by the Legislative Budget Board of a searchable database containing certain budget information. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 300 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to funding for certain county transportation infrastructure projects. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 345 83-0 (2013) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Parker, Tan
Relating to certain programs for inmates, including the abolition of the state boot camp program and the use of programs by volunteer and faith-based organizations. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 493 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to imposing a tax on certain sweetened beverages and ingredients used to make certain sweetened beverages; providing a penalty. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 541 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to annual reports regarding federal funding for state agencies. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 726 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. Senate: Higher Education Co-author authorized
SB 735 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to using the system benefit fund for the support of certain programs for low-income electric customers. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 923 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the creation and funding of the state water plan fund to assist the Texas Water Development Board in the funding of certain projects included in the state water plan; imposing a fee and a surcharge. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 936 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the availability and use of certain statutorily dedicated revenues and accounts. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 964 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al. Relating to the appropriation of amounts deposited into the oyster sales account and the abolishment of the oyster advisory committee. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 980 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the creation of the individual development account program to provide savings incentives and opportunities for certain foster children to pursue home ownership, postsecondary education, and business development. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1014 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the limitation on the rate of growth in appropriations from state tax revenues. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1015 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to a franchise tax or insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain certified nonprofit educational assistance organizations. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1306 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the basic allotment for the Foundation School Program for the state fiscal year ending August 31, 2013; making an appropriation. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1369 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to providing information to the legislature regarding state and local fiscal impact of legislative measures. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1377 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to making an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund for the Foundation School Program. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1378 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the appropriations of money from the economic stabilization fund for the 2014-2015 state fiscal biennium. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1477 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to flexibility in the administration of the Medicaid program, a block grant funding approach to Medicaid expansion, and the establishment of a health benefit exchange tailored to the needs of the state. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1501 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the allocation of state revenue used to provide financial assistance to political subdivisions for water supply projects. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1653 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the creation and re-creation of funds and accounts in the state treasury, the dedication and rededication of revenue, and the exemption of unappropriated money from use for general governmental purposes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1654 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to directing payment, after approval, of certain miscellaneous claims and judgments against the state out of funds designated by this Act; making appropriations. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1655 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Public Utility Commission of Texas to direct the comptroller to return the unappropriated balance of the system benefit fund to retail electric customers. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
Referred to State Affairs
SB 1656 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al. Relating to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 1742 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the creation, fiscal oversight and administration of the Texas Housing Innovations Competition Fund; making an appropriation. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1804 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the establishment of community collaboratives by local entities to provide services to and coordinate the care of persons who are homeless, persons with mental illness, and persons with substance abuse problems. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1812 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Otto, John
Relating to the determination of state contributions for participation by certain junior college employees in the state employees group benefits program, the Teacher Retirement System of Texas, and the Optional Retirement Program. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1887 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Relating to excellence funding for health-related institutions of higher education. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SCR 43 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.J.R. No. 1. Signed by the Governor
SJR 10 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations of revenue. Senate: Finance Not again placed on intent calendar
SJR 21 83-0 (2013) Author: Eltife, Kevin Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to appropriations for the preservation and perpetuation of certain items of historical value; allowing the legislature and state agencies to accept on behalf of the state gifts of items of historical value and contributions to purchase such items. Senate: Administration Committee report printed and distributed
SJR 23 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit using revenues, other money, or account or fund balances dedicated by law for nondedicated general governmental purposes or for certification of appropriations for nondedicated purposes or entities. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SJR 24 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the diversion of and concerning the use of statutorily dedicated revenues. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SJR 26 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit using revenues, other money, or account or fund balances dedicated by law for nondedicated general governmental purposes and to limit using that money or those balances for certification of appropriations for nondedicated purposes or entities. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SJR 31 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting the uses of revenue from motor vehicle registration fees, taxes on motor fuels and lubricants, and certain revenue received from the federal government. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SJR 55 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment appropriating money from the system benefit fund for the purpose of returning system benefit fund fees to retail electric customers. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Appropriations
SJR 56 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the limitation on the rate of growth of state appropriations. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SJR 60 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit using voluntarily paid additional fees and surcharges that are dedicated by law for nondedicated general governmental purposes and to prohibit using that money for certification of appropriations for nondedicated purposes or entities. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SJR 63 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment appropriating money from the economic stabilization fund for purposes of public education. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SR 1055 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. 1. Reported enrolled
SR 1091 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 6. Reported enrolled
HB 31 83-1 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to consideration of appropriations from the economic stabilization fund in determining the constitutional biennial appropriations limit. Filed
HB 41 83-1 (2013) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Relating to the allocation of certain fuel-related tax revenue. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 70 83-1 (2013) Author: Simpson, David | et. al. Relating to appropriating money to the Texas A&M Forest Service to assist volunteer fire departments during the next state fiscal biennium. Filed
HB 73 83-1 (2013) Author: Simpson, David | et. al. Relating to appropriating money to the Texas A&M Forest Service to be used to assist volunteer fire departments during the current state fiscal biennium. Filed
HCR 6 83-1 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Approving the item of appropriation to the Public Integrity Unit in Travis County made by the General Appropriations Act for the 2014-2015 state fiscal biennium notwithstanding the objections of the governor. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HJR 10 83-1 (2013) Author: Phillips, Larry Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the purposes for which revenue from motor vehicle registration fees, taxes on motor fuels and lubricants and motor vehicle tires and parts, and certain revenues received from the federal government may be used. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 13 83-1 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the transfer of certain state revenue to the Texas Mobility Fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 15 83-1 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding the consideration of appropriations from the constitutional economic stabilization fund to be appropriations of state tax revenues dedicated by the Texas Constitution. Filed
HJR 16 83-1 (2013) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for revenue from motor fuel taxes to be used solely for policing, maintaining, constructing, and acquiring rights-of-way for public roadways and to provide for the transfer of certain general revenue to the available school fund and the economic stabilization fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 7 83-1 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al. Relating to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations of revenue. Filed
SB 15 83-1 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to the limitation on the rate of growth in appropriations from state tax revenues. Filed
SB 48 83-1 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to appropriating money to the Texas A&M Forest Service to assist volunteer fire departments during the next state fiscal biennium. Filed
SB 49 83-1 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to appropriating money to the Texas A&M Forest Service to be used to assist volunteer fire departments during the current state fiscal biennium. Filed
SJR 1 83-1 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations of revenue. Filed
SJR 8 83-1 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the permissible uses of certain money appropriated from the economic stabilization fund by the legislature. Filed
HB 11 83-2 (2013) Author: Simpson, David Relating to appropriating money to the Texas A&M Forest Service to assist volunteer fire departments during the next state fiscal biennium. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 12 83-2 (2013) Author: Simpson, David Relating to appropriating money to the Texas A&M Forest Service to be used to assist volunteer fire departments during the current state fiscal biennium. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 16 83-2 (2013) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to a study of the provision and use of certain state revenue. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
House adopts conf. comm. report-reported
HB 53 83-2 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to appropriating money to the Texas Department of Transportation for the purpose of construction of, maintenance of, and acquisition of rights-of-way for certain public roadways. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 62 83-2 (2013) Author: Lavender, George | et. al. Relating to providing funding for certain transportation projects, including port-related transportation projects; making appropriations. Filed
HCR 1 83-2 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Approving the item of appropriation to the Public Integrity Unit made by the General Appropriations Act for the 2014-2015 state fiscal biennium notwithstanding the objections of the governor. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HCR 15 83-2 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna Authorizing the 83rd Legislature to appropriate an amount that exceeds the amount authorized by Section 22(a), Article VIII, Texas Constitution. Filed
HCR 20 83-2 (2013) Author: Pickett, Joseph Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 16. Filed
HJR 1 83-2 (2013) Author: Phillips, Larry Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for the transfer of certain general revenue to the economic stabilization fund, to provide for the transfer of certain general revenue to the state highway fund and the dedication of that revenue, and to authorize the payment of the principal and interest on certain highway improvement bonds from certain general revenue transferred to the state highway fund. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HJR 2 83-2 (2013) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for revenue from motor fuel taxes to be used solely for constructing, maintaining, and acquiring rights-of-way for certain public roadways and to provide for the transfer of certain general revenue to the economic stabilization fund and the available school fund. House: Appropriations Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HJR 7 83-2 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the transfer of certain state revenue to the Texas Mobility Fund. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HR 154 83-2 (2013) Author: Pickett, Joseph Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.J.R. 2. Reported enrolled
HR 155 83-2 (2013) Author: Pickett, Joseph Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. 16. Reported enrolled
SB 16 83-2 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the limitation on the rate of growth in appropriations from state tax revenues. Filed
SB 31 83-2 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations of revenue. Filed
SCR 1 83-2 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 16. Record vote
SJR 1 83-2 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for the transfer of certain general revenue to the economic stabilization fund, to provide for the transfer of certain general revenue to the state highway fund and the dedication of that revenue, and to authorize the payment of the principal and interest on certain highway improvement bonds from certain general revenue transferred to the state highway fund. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Appropriations
SJR 8 83-2 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the permissible uses of certain money appropriated from the economic stabilization fund by the legislature. Filed
SJR 9 83-2 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations of revenue. Filed
HB 1 83-3 (2013) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to transportation funding, expenditures, and finance and the preservation of a sufficient balance in the economic stabilization fund; making an appropriation. House: Transportation Funding, Select
Senate: Finance
Effective on adoption of const. amendment
HB 2 83-3 (2013) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to making an appropriation to the Texas Department of Transportation for constructing, maintaining, and acquiring rights of way for public roadways other than toll roads. House: Transportation Funding, Select Left pending in committee
HB 3 83-3 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to the provision and use of revenue for transportation; making an appropriation. House: Transportation Funding, Select Left pending in committee
HB 4 83-3 (2013) Author: Lavender, George | et. al. Relating to providing funding for certain transportation projects, including port-related transportation projects; making appropriations. House: Transportation Funding, Select Referred to Transportation Funding, Select
HB 15 83-3 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to providing funding for constructing, maintaining, and acquiring rights-of-way for public roadways other than toll roads; making appropriations. House: Transportation Funding, Select Referred to Transportation Funding, Select
HB 16 83-3 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the allocation of certain motor vehicle sales, use, and rental tax revenue; making an appropriation. House: Transportation Funding, Select Referred to Transportation Funding, Select
HB 24 83-3 (2013) Author: Turner, Scott | et. al. Relating to the legislative appropriations request process for the Texas Department of Transportation. Filed
HJR 1 83-3 (2013) Author: Pickett, Joseph Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for the transfer of certain general revenue to the economic stabilization fund and to the state highway fund and for the dedication of the revenue transferred to the state highway fund. House: Transportation Funding, Select Laid on the table subject to call
SB 1 83-3 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to the creation and functions of legislative select committees on transportation funding, expenditures, and finance and to the preservation of a sufficient balance in the economic stabilization fund. House: Transportation Funding, Select
Senate: Finance
Referred to Transportation Funding, Select
SB 6 83-3 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the limitation on the rate of growth in appropriations from state tax revenues. Filed
SJR 1 83-3 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for the transfer of certain general revenue to the economic stabilization fund and to the state highway fund and for the dedication of the revenue transferred to the state highway fund. House: Transportation Funding, Select
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 3 83-3 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to appropriations for the preservation and perpetuation of certain items of historical value; allowing the legislature and state agencies to accept on behalf of the state gifts of items of historical value and contributions to purchase such items. Filed
HB 1 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
General Appropriations Bill. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 4 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to making supplemental appropriations and giving direction and adjustment authority regarding appropriations. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 162 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to an annual state budget and legislative budget sessions in even-numbered years and to political contributions made during a legislative session. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 187 82-0 (2011) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to zero-based budgeting for certain entities funded by this state. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 275 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to making an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund for expenditure during the current state fiscal biennium. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 377 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the expenditure of money from the general revenue fund for rail projects. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 380 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations and the use of surplus state revenues. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 581 82-0 (2011) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al. Relating to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 658 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the repeal of state sales tax and franchise tax refunds for certain ad valorem tax payers. House: Ways & Means Considered in Calendars
HB 756 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Relating to the maximum rate of growth of appropriations. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 967 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John Relating to the computation of the state debt limit. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1001 82-0 (2011) Author: Morrison, Geanie | et. al. Relating to the appropriation of certain unclaimed money. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 1166 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to tobacco cessation programs for certain public employees and their dependents and to the assessment of a fee on certain public employees who use tobacco. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1185 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to determination of state contributions for participation by certain junior college employees in the state employees group benefits program. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1347 82-0 (2011) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to a refund of registration fees paid by home builders to the Texas Residential Construction Commission. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1415 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to county road materials. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 1590 82-0 (2011) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to a suspension of the imposition of certain fees under certain conditions. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 1591 82-0 (2011) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to reporting regarding state fees by the comptroller and in the general appropriations bill. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 1634 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the applicability of certain unfunded mandates on political subdivisions. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HB 1642 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the sexual assault program fund and to the fee imposed on certain sexually oriented businesses. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1645 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to efficiencies and cost-savings in the health and human services and other related regulatory agencies, including the state medical assistance and child health plan programs. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 1709 82-0 (2011) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to the creation of the individual development account program to provide savings incentives and opportunities for certain foster children to pursue home ownership, postsecondary education, and business development. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1713 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to payment of expenses for certain elections. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1900 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the applicability of certain unfunded mandates on political subdivisions. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1910 82-0 (2011) Author: Veasey, Marc | et. al. Relating to requiring the Legislative Budget Board to disclose proposed discontinuation of funding for public institutions. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 1963 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the funding of scholarships by license fees. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2674 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to the creation of a childhood health program grant. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2775 82-0 (2011) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations and the use of surplus state revenues. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2804 82-0 (2011) Author: Cain, Erwin | et. al. Relating to the format of the general appropriations bill. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 2887 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the disposition of property seized by the Texas Department of Public Safety in connection with violations of the Texas Controlled Substances Act. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2907 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the requirements for and procedures governing tuition equalization grants. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 3032 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the Texas rail relocation and improvement fund. House: Transportation No action taken in committee
HB 3149 82-0 (2011) Author: Torres, Raul | et. al. Relating to pilot programs to implement a management methodology for the improvement of operations and reduction of costs for certain state agencies. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3180 82-0 (2011) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to annual reports regarding federal funding for state agencies. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3281 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the containment of costs incurred in the correctional health care system. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 3300 82-0 (2011) Author: Cain, Erwin Relating to mechanisms to address the adverse impact of unfunded state mandates on local governments. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Referred to Government Efficiency & Reform
HB 3335 82-0 (2011) Author: Pena, Aaron Relating to the amount of certain general obligation bonds authorized to be issued to provide financial assistance for colonia access roadway projects to serve border colonias. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3378 82-0 (2011) Author: Hamilton, Mike Relating to seat belt requirements for certain vehicles. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3414 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to certain fiscal matters relating to the Department of Agriculture. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3415 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to the authority of the Texas Animal Health Commission to set and collect fees. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3417 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to state fiscal matters regarding business and economic development. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 3418 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to certain state fiscal matters related to natural resources or the environment. House: Appropriations Postponed
HB 3419 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to state fiscal matters related to certain regulatory agencies. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 3503 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the creation of the Texas Fiscal Stability Commission. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 3574 82-0 (2011) Author: Torres, Raul Relating to the Texas Back to Work initiative. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 3639 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al. Relating to state fiscal matters related to public and higher education. House: Appropriations Postponed
HB 3644 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the creation and re-creation of funds and accounts in the state treasury, the dedication and rededication of revenue, and the exemption of unappropriated money from use for general governmental purposes. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 3647 82-0 (2011) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to directing payment, after approval, of certain miscellaneous claims and judgments against the state out of funds designated by this Act; making appropriations. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3648 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John Relating to state fiscal matters related to the judiciary. House: Appropriations Postponed
HB 3649 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John Relating to state fiscal matters related to law enforcement and criminal justice. House: Appropriations Reported favorably as substituted
HB 3651 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John Relating to the appropriation of certain revenue for information technology projects. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3656 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John Relating to reimbursement to a county for payment to a person who reports for jury service. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3665 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John Relating to state fiscal matters related to general government. House: Appropriations Postponed
HB 3666 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to state fiscal matters related to health and human services and state agencies administering health and human services programs. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HJR 33 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for an annual state budget and annual legislative sessions for budget purposes. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 42 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the limitation on the rate of growth of state appropriations and the use of unencumbered surplus state revenues to provide for a rebate of state franchise taxes, to reduce public school district property taxes, and to fund the state's rainy day fund. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HJR 58 82-0 (2011) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the limitation on the rate of growth of state appropriations. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HJR 64 82-0 (2011) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting the uses of revenue from motor vehicle registration fees, taxes on motor fuels and lubricants, and certain revenue received from the federal government. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 66 82-0 (2011) Author: Pickett, Joseph Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting the uses of revenue from motor vehicle registration fees, taxes on motor fuels and lubricants, and certain revenue received from the federal government. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 70 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding the maximum rate of growth of appropriations and the use of unencumbered surplus general revenues to fund the state's rainy day fund and a public school property tax relief fund. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HJR 104 82-0 (2011) Author: Elkins, Gary Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the support and maintenance and an efficient system of public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HJR 137 82-0 (2011) Author: Ritter, Allan Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of additional general obligation bonds by the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HJR 138 82-0 (2011) Author: Ritter, Allan Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation and funding of the state water implementation fund for Texas to assist the Texas Water Development Board in the funding of certain projects included in the state water plan. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 141 82-0 (2011) Author: Pena, Aaron Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding the authorization of certain general obligation bonds or notes to provide financial assistance to counties for roadway projects to serve colonias. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 144 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding the dedication by general law of revenue of or money received by this state and money held in or deposited to an account or fund inside or outside the state treasury and the authorized expenditure or appropriation of revenue or money dedicated by general law. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HR 2558 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
HR 2730 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 23. 3 hr. notice-for consideration
SB 1 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve | et. al. General Appropriations Bill. Senate: Finance Meeting cancelled
SB 23 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the administration of and efficiency, cost-saving, fraud prevention, and funding measures for certain health and human services and health benefits programs, including the medical assistance and child health plan programs. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
1 hr. notice-to suspend rules
SB 70 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to determination of state contributions for participation by certain junior college employees in the state employees group benefits program. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 360 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the composition and use of money in the rural water assistance fund. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 421 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to the computation of the state debt limit. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 453 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to dedicating money in the system benefit fund to certain purposes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 517 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the appropriation of certain unclaimed money. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 540 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Gonzalez, Naomi
Relating to a study of the fiscal impact of adjusting the amount of the ad valorem tax exemption to which disabled veterans and the surviving spouses and children of disabled veterans and certain members of the armed forces are entitled. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 571 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to efficiencies and cost-savings in the health and human services agencies and other related regulatory agencies. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Medicaid by Chair
SB 695 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to a suspension of the imposition of certain fees under certain conditions. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 696 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to quarterly financial condition reports on collected and anticipated state revenue. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 697 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to a state budgeting plan to foster this state's economic health. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 698 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the analysis of certain legislative measures making an appropriation or affecting a state tax or fee. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 699 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to reporting regarding state fees by the comptroller and in the general appropriations bill. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 700 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the maintenance by the Legislative Budget Board of a searchable database containing certain budget information. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 703 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to annual reports regarding federal funding for state agencies. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 704 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to interim budget reduction requests. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 705 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to unfunded legislative mandates on local governments. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 706 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the approval and issuance of tax and revenue anticipation notes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 707 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to transferring the Legislative Budget Board's performance review duties to the comptroller. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 828 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations and the use of surplus state revenues. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 970 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to information included in a searchable state revenue and expenditure database maintained by the comptroller. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1000 82-0 (2011) Author: Eltife, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Relating to self-directed and semi-independent status of the Texas Real Estate Commission; making an appropriation. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1278 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to making supplemental appropriations and giving direction and adjustment authority regarding appropriations. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1344 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the dedication of certain unclaimed state lottery prize money to support education. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1377 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the amount of certain general obligation bonds authorized to be issued to provide financial assistance for colonia access roadway projects to serve border colonias. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1579 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to state fiscal matters related to general government. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Reported favorably as substituted
SB 1580 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to state fiscal matters related to health and human services and state agencies administering health and human services programs. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Appropriations
SB 1581 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Aycock, Jimmie
Relating to state fiscal matters, and certain administrative and business matters, related to public and higher education. House: Public Education
Senate: Finance
Point of order sustained
SB 1582 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to state fiscal matters related to the judiciary. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Reported favorably as substituted
SB 1583 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to state fiscal matters. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Appropriations
SB 1584 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to state fiscal matters related to natural resources and the environment. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Reported favorably as substituted
SB 1585 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to state fiscal matters regarding business and economic development. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SB 1586 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to state fiscal matters related to certain regulatory agencies. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SB 1588 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Relating to the creation and re-creation of funds and accounts, the dedication and rededication of revenue, and the exemption of unappropriated money from use for general governmental purposes. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SB 1589 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to directing payment, after approval, of certain miscellaneous claims and judgments against the state out of funds designated by this Act; making appropriations. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1610 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Hamilton, Mike
Relating to seat belt requirements for certain vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1653 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the format of the general appropriations bill. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1931 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to making an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund for the Foundation School Program. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 18 82-0 (2011) Author: Eltife, Kevin Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to appropriations for the preservation and perpetuation of certain items of historical value; allowing the legislature and state agencies to accept on behalf of the state gifts of items of historical value and contributions to purchase such items. Senate: Administration Committee report printed and distributed
SJR 23 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the rates of taxes imposed on gasoline and diesel fuel, adjusting those rates annually for inflation, and dedicating certain revenue from those taxes to the design, construction, and maintenance of public roadways. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SJR 27 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the limitation on the rate of growth of state appropriations and the use of unencumbered surplus state revenues to provide for a rebate of state franchise taxes, to reduce public school district property taxes, and to fund the state's rainy day fund. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 38 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting the uses of revenue from motor vehicle registration fees, taxes on motor fuels and lubricants, and certain revenue received from the federal government. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SJR 39 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding the authorization of certain general obligation bonds or notes to provide financial assistance to counties for roadway projects to serve colonias. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 54 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing an appropriation from the economic stabilization fund for the Foundation School Program. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SR 1213 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
HB 2 82-1 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Appropriating money for the support of state government for the period beginning September 1, 2011 and ending August 31, 2013; and authorizing and prescribing conditions, limitations, rules, and procedures for allocating and expending the appropriated funds; and declaring an emergency. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 34 82-1 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to funding for basic civil legal services, indigent defense, and judicial technical support through certain fees and court costs and to the establishment of the judicial access and improvement account. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 67 82-1 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al. Relating to the entitlement of school districts and open-enrollment charter schools to a certain funding level and to the appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to be used for public education. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HJR 14 82-1 (2011) Author: Pickett, Joseph Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting the uses of revenue from motor vehicle registration fees, taxes on motor fuels and lubricants, and certain revenue received from the federal government. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HR 197 82-1 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 2. Reported enrolled
HR 232 82-1 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
SB 2 82-1 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Appropriating money for the support of state government for the period beginning September 1, 2011, and ending August 31, 2013; and authorizing and prescribing conditions, limitations, rules, and procedures for allocating and expending the appropriated funds. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 23 82-1 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose | et. al. Relating to funding for basic civil legal services, indigent defense, and judicial technical support through certain fees and court costs and to the establishment of the judicial access and improvement account. Co-author authorized
SB 39 82-1 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to be used for public education during the next state fiscal biennium. Co-author authorized
SJR 2 82-1 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing an appropriation from the economic stabilization fund for education by a majority vote. Co-author authorized
SR 105 82-1 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 2. Reported enrolled
SR 130 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
HB 1 81-0 (2009) Author: Pitts, Jim General Appropriations Bill. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 6 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to appropriations for damages and disruptions suffered by state agencies and institutions of higher education caused by natural disasters and to an appropriation for disaster relief generally. House: Appropriations Considered in Calendars
HB 261 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of state and federal laws by certain governmental entities. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 338 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to ensuring that at least 75 percent of dedicated revenues are spent for the purpose of the dedication. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 644 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the permissible uses of the state highway fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 994 81-0 (2009) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Relating to the limitation on the rate of growth in appropriations from state tax revenues. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1217 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to estimating the rate of growth of the state's economy for purposes of the constitutional spending limit. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1280 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to use of money from the Texas Enterprise Fund for rail projects. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce No action taken in committee
HB 1403 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the repeal of state sales tax and franchise tax refunds for certain ad valorem tax payers. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1436 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to depositing revenue received by this state from undocumented immigrants to the indigent emergency medical services and preventative health care reimbursement fund. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1911 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Relating to the Texas Rural Investment Fund. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2083 81-0 (2009) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to determination of state contributions for participation by certain junior college employees in the state employees group benefits program. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 2116 81-0 (2009) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the issuance by the Texas Transportation Commission of general obligation bonds for highway improvement projects. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2242 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the abolition of the Texas cultural endowment fund. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 2354 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to county road materials. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2499 81-0 (2009) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the appropriation of money from the property tax relief fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2531 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to a reporting requirement regarding the Texas emerging technology fund. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2729 81-0 (2009) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to directing payment, after approval, of certain miscellaneous claims and judgments against the state out of funds designated by this Act; making appropriations. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2830 81-0 (2009) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to transferring to the property tax relief fund one-half of any unencumbered balance of general revenue at the end of a state fiscal biennium. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3118 81-0 (2009) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to a study on the cost and benefits of undocumented immigrants to the state budget and economy. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3291 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations and the use of surplus state revenues. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3297 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to an annual state budget and legislative budget sessions in even-numbered years and to political contributions made during a legislative session. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3456 81-0 (2009) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to the education and preparation of resident physicians. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 3505 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the use of money from the Texas rail relocation and improvement fund for rail projects. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3618 81-0 (2009) Author: Harless, Patricia | et. al. Relating to the use and management of dedicated funds by the state. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3648 81-0 (2009) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al. Relating to the operation and funding of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association; transfer of state revenue to the Catastrophe Reserve Trust Fund for excess losses caused by natural disasters. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3750 81-0 (2009) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to zero-based budgeting for certain entities funded by this state. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3761 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil Relating to a grant program to assist counties in repairing county roads damaged by certain natural gas activities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3856 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the state's current and future response to disasters and to preparations for disasters; making an appropriation for the purpose of providing disaster relief. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 4102 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John | et. al.
Relating to the disaster contingency fund and relief for school districts located in a disaster area. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 4113 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to waste recycling plans of entities that receive money from this state. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 4165 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the funds consolidation process and the use of state revenue dedicated by law for a particular purpose. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 4263 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the creation of the Texas Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4325 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the creation of a Sunny Day Fund to attract competitive federal grants to Texas under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 4387 81-0 (2009) Author: Vaught, Allen Relating to the development of contract terms regarding noncompliance by state contractors. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4468 81-0 (2009) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the transfer of funds to the water infrastructure fund from the economic stabilization fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 4535 81-0 (2009) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to the annual allocation of certain constitutional funds to eligible agencies and institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 4583 81-0 (2009) Author: Pitts, Jim
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the creation and re-creation of funds and accounts in the state treasury, the dedication and rededication of revenue, and the exemption of unappropriated money from use for general governmental purposes. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 4585 81-0 (2009) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to ensuring that Texas state government has sufficient general law authority to apply for and receive the maximum amount of federal funds available under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and any subsequent federal economic stimulus legislation that may make funds available to this state during the current or during the next state fiscal biennium. House: Appropriations Meeting cancelled
HB 4586 81-0 (2009) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to making supplemental appropriations and reductions in appropriations and giving direction and adjustment authority and prescribing limitations regarding appropriations. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 4616 81-0 (2009) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to financial support and incentives for the development of national research universities and high-quality comprehensive regional universities and a review of the institutional groupings under the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board's accountability system. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HJR 13 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment dedicating certain revenue derived from motor fuel taxes to the construction of public highways. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 89 81-0 (2009) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment dedicating certain revenue derived from motor fuel taxes to the construction of public highways. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 101 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the limitation on the rate of growth of state appropriations and the use of unencumbered surplus state revenues to provide a rebate of state franchise taxes, to reduce public school district property taxes, and to fund the state's rainy day fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 103 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for an annual state budget and annual legislative sessions for budget purposes. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 109 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the rate of growth of appropriations from all sources of revenue except the federal government and to authorize the legislature to appropriate money for tax rebates. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 110 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding the limit on the amount in the economic stabilization fund (rainy day fund) and establishing an infrastructure fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 117 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the use of money from the economic stabilization fund for response to a natural disaster. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 125 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Proposing a constitutional amendment to ensure that this state receives the maximum federal funding available under the child health plan program. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 126 81-0 (2009) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Proposing a constitutional amendment to transfer certain surplus state revenues to a sales tax relief fund to support state sales tax holidays at the discretion of the comptroller. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HR 2875 81-0 (2009) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
HR 2963 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 4102. Reported enrolled
SB 1 81-0 (2009) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
General Appropriations Bill. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 9 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to financial support and incentives for the development of national research universities and high-quality comprehensive regional universities and a review of the institutional groupings under the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board's accountability system. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 41 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to determination of state contributions for participation by certain junior college employees in the state employees group benefits program. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 263 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to the issuance by the Texas Transportation Commission of general obligation bonds for highway improvement projects. House: Transportation
Senate: Finance
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 278 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to appropriations to the Department of State Health Services for the prevention and treatment of substance abuse. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 494 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to making an appropriation to the Department of State Health Services to be used in connection with the reporting of health care-associated infections at certain health care facilities and the creation of an advisory panel. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 612 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Transportation related to rail facilities. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 628 81-0 (2009) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to immunity of the state and state agencies and employees of the state and state agencies from suit by certain public entities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 736 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the funds consolidation process and the use of state revenue dedicated by law for a particular purpose. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 738 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to a state agency review and analysis of the revenue sources that pay for the agency's functions and the adjustment by certain agencies of fee amounts. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 739 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to transferring the Legislative Budget Board's performance review duties to the comptroller. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 928 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to the limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 966 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the repeal of state sales tax and franchise tax refunds for certain ad valorem tax payers. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1434 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the administration of and eligibility for the child health plan program. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1588 81-0 (2009) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to directing payment, after approval, of certain miscellaneous claims and judgments against the state out of funds designated by this Act; making appropriations. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1844 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry
Relating to revenue received from the provision of pay telephone service to inmates confined in facilities operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 1900 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Leibowitz, David | et. al.
Relating to the abolition of the Texas cultural endowment fund. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1922 81-0 (2009) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the creation and re-creation of funds and accounts in the state treasury, the dedication and rededication of revenue, and the exemption of unappropriated money from use for general governmental purposes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1988 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al. Relating to the Texas Rural Investment Fund. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
SB 2064 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Otto, John
Relating to the issuance of state and local government securities, including the powers and duties of the Bond Review Board and the issuance of private activity bonds. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 2146 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to the annual allocation of certain constitutional funds to eligible agencies and institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Finance
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 2286 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the issuance of additional state general obligation bonds and notes to provide financial assistance to counties for roadway projects to serve border colonias. Senate: International Relations & Trade Referred to International Relations and Trade
SB 2310 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to the transfer of funds to the water infrastructure fund from the economic stabilization fund. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2354 81-0 (2009) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to ensuring that Texas state government has sufficient general law authority to apply for and receive the maximum amount of federal funds available under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and any subsequent federal economic stimulus legislation that may make funds available to this state during the current or during the next state fiscal biennium. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2360 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to reducing state school commitments and increasing community services for persons with mental retardation. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 2403 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Relating to making a voluntary contribution to the fund for veterans' assistance when registering a motor vehicle. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2567 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Relating to state fiscal matters; providing the authority to issue bonds; providing civil penalties. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Placed on Major State Calendar
SCR 67 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Authorizing the Texas Legislative Council to pay membership dues to the Council of State Governments for state officers. House: House Administration
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
SCR 85 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Otto, John
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 2064. Signed by the Governor
SCR 88 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 1495. Received from the Senate
SJR 6 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the dedication of the revenue received from the sporting goods sales tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 21 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Proposing a constitutional amendment to ensure that this state receives the maximum federal funding available under the child health plan program. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 45 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the issuance of additional general obligation bonds and notes to provide financial assistance to counties for roadway projects to serve border colonias. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SR 1060 81-0 (2009) Author: Ogden, Steve Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
SR 1098 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 4102. Reported enrolled
HB 1 81-1 (2009) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to certain sources of revenue for the funding of highways and transportation projects. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 1 81-1 (2009) Author: Carona, John | et. al. Relating to certain sources of revenue for the funding of highways and transportation projects. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 8 81-1 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to determination of state contributions for participation by certain junior college employees in the state employees group benefits program. Filed
HB 1 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
General Appropriations Bill. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to making appropriations to the Texas Education Agency for the purpose of school district property tax rate reductions and providing for the transfer of general revenue into the property tax relief fund. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 13 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John | et. al.
Relating to homeland security issues, including border security issues and law enforcement. House: State Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Returned from the House for further action
HB 15 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to making supplemental appropriations and reductions in appropriations and giving direction, transfer authority, and other adjustment authority regarding appropriations. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 213 80-0 (2007) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the constitutional limitation on the rate of growth of state appropriations and the constitutional creation of three special funds to replace the economic stabilization fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 250 80-0 (2007) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the constitutional limitation on the rate of growth of state appropriations. House: Appropriations Subcommittee members named
HB 260 80-0 (2007) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations and the use of surplus state revenues. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 354 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to estimating the rate of growth of the state's economy for purposes of the constitutional spending limit. House: Appropriations Subcommittee members named
HB 592 80-0 (2007) Author: Escobar, Juan | et. al. Relating to the amounts to be appropriated for the state contribution to the teacher retirement program for fiscal years 2008 and 2009. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 639 80-0 (2007) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to information included in legislative appropriations requests of state agencies and in the budgets submitted by the governor and the Legislative Budget Board. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1021 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to ensuring that at least 75 percent of dedicated revenues are spent for the purpose of the dedication. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1105 80-0 (2007) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the state contribution to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas, including a one-time supplemental annuity payment. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1218 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Tracy Relating to directing payment, after approval, of a certain unpaid claim of the City of Hondo; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1375 80-0 (2007) Author: Pena, Aaron Relating to making an appropriation to The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio for the purpose of supporting the Regional Academic Health Center. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1424 80-0 (2007) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to an appropriation to the Department of Public Safety for the purpose of administering and supporting certain databases and clearinghouses related to missing persons and children. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2155 80-0 (2007) Author: Escobar, Juan Relating to the use of grant money received from the criminal justice division of the governor's office. House: Border & International Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 2169 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to making an appropriation to the Texas Medical Board for the purpose of hiring additional licensing staff and enhancing the board's information system capabilities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2170 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to making an appropriation to the Texas Medical Board for the purpose of enforcement activities and to repay a deficiency grant. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2189 80-0 (2007) Author: Escobar, Juan Relating to the use of grant money received from the criminal justice division of the governor's office. House: Border & International Affairs Referred to Border and International Affairs
HB 2227 80-0 (2007) Author: Heflin, Joe | et. al. Relating to authorizing the secretary of state to distribute state funds made available to reimburse political subdivisions for costs associated with a special constitutional amendment election. House: Appropriations Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2246 80-0 (2007) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to transferring to the property tax relief fund one-half of any unencumbered balance of general revenue at the end of a state fiscal biennium. House: Appropriations Subcommittee members named
HB 2401 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the payment of a judgment against the state in favor of Edmund Bryan Heimlich. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2405 80-0 (2007) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to paying the costs incurred by a state agency that is deployed by the governor to respond to a natural disaster or other emergency. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 2487 80-0 (2007) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the coastal erosion response account as a special account within the general revenue fund and the allocation of certain revenue received by this state under Section 8(g), Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, and from the Limited Sales, Excise, and Use Tax Act to the General Land Office. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2635 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to directing payment, after approval, of certain miscellaneous claims and judgments against the state out of funds designated by this Act; making appropriations. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2878 80-0 (2007) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to alternatives to abortion organizations; imposing a civil penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2966 80-0 (2007) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to providing that dedicated revenues received from specialty license plate fees may not be used for general governmental purposes. House: Appropriations Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 3080 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to funding of the tuition equalization grant program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3107 80-0 (2007) Author: Isett, Carl
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the creation and re-creation of funds and accounts in the state treasury, the dedication and rededication of revenue, and the exemption of unappropriated money from use for general governmental purposes. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 3172 80-0 (2007) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to limits on the appropriations by the Legislature. House: Appropriations Subcommittee members named
HB 3200 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to funding for community supervision and corrections departments. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3533 80-0 (2007) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Relating to the limit on the rate of growth in appropriations and to the authority of the comptroller to reduce the state sales tax rate for designated periods. House: Appropriations Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3713 80-0 (2007) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to the permissible uses of the state highway fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3714 80-0 (2007) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to sources of revenue for the Texas rail relocation and improvement fund. House: Appropriations Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 3747 80-0 (2007) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the use of money from certain funds for rail projects. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Placed on intent calendar
HB 3749 80-0 (2007) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to use of money from the Texas enterprise fund for rail projects. House: Economic Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3795 80-0 (2007) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to funds appropriated to institutions of higher education. House: Appropriations Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 3864 80-0 (2007) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to the legislature's obligation to provide state funding for the public education system. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HB 3881 80-0 (2007) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to state funding for certain persons eligible for services under the federal law for prevention and treatment of breast and cervical cancer. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3918 80-0 (2007) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to the state contribution to the Employee Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions & Investments Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3920 80-0 (2007) Author: Truitt, Vicki | et. al. Relating to the state contribution to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 3937 80-0 (2007) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the appropriation of money from the property tax relief fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3940 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to requiring the comptroller of public accounts to transfer funds to support the operations of the Texas Ethics Commission and the Public Integrity Unit in Travis County; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HCR 291 80-0 (2007) Author: Isett, Carl Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 3107. Filed
HJR 2 80-0 (2007) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the rate of growth of appropriations from all sources of revenue except the federal government; to establish a disaster fund, managed by the governor, for use to prepare for or respond to a natural disaster or emergency; to fund the property tax relief fund; to require a gubernatorial declaration before money may be appropriated from the economic stabilization fund; and to authorize the legislature to appropriate money for tax rebates; making a constitutional appropriation. House: Appropriations Left pending in subcommittee
HJR 29 80-0 (2007) Author: Isett, Carl Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the restriction on the rate of growth of state appropriations and establishing three special funds to replace the economic stabilization fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 33 80-0 (2007) Author: Riddle, Debbie Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the restriction on the rate of growth of state appropriations. House: Appropriations Subcommittee members named
HJR 34 80-0 (2007) Author: Callegari, Bill Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the limitation on the rate of growth of state appropriations and the use of unencumbered surplus state revenues to finance a state sales tax holiday. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 46 80-0 (2007) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governor to reduce the amount of an item of appropriation in an appropriations bill. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 57 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David Proposing a constitutional amendment dedicating certain revenue derived from motor fuel taxes to the construction of public highways. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 60 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for public school purposes on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction in the rate of those taxes and providing that state appropriations made for the purpose of directly reducing local property taxes do not count against the constitutional state spending limit. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
HJR 71 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the allocation and use of the sporting goods sales tax revenue to fund state and local parks. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HR 2892 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
SB 1 80-0 (2007) Author: Ogden, Steve General Appropriations Bill. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 2 80-0 (2007) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to making appropriations to the Texas Education Agency for the purpose of school district property tax rate reductions. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 37 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the duties of the Texas Information and Referral Network. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 152 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the use of grant money received from the criminal justice division of the governor's office. Senate: International Relations & Trade Referred to International Relations and Trade
SB 317 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to allowing the State Preservation Board to purchase, lease, or maintain indoor plants for the Capitol or Capitol extension. Senate: Administration Referred to Administration
SB 425 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John | et. al. Relating to the state contribution to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas, including an adjustment to the standard service retirement annuity. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 1025 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Transportation related to rail facilities. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1108 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to appropriating money to pay for a judgment rendered in certain litigation. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1174 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to alternatives to abortion organizations; imposing a civil penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1350 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to limits on the appropriations by the Legislature. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1699 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to financial aid to assist students with paying the costs of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1719 80-0 (2007) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to the authority of the comptroller to pay certain claims and to directing payment, after approval, of certain miscellaneous claims and judgments against the state out of funds designated by this Act; making appropriations. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1720 80-0 (2007) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to making supplemental appropriations. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1721 80-0 (2007) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to certain fiscal matters affecting governmental entities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1793 80-0 (2007) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the creation and re-creation of funds and accounts in the state treasury, the dedication and rededication of revenue, and the exemption of unappropriated money from use for general governmental purposes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2006 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to admissions to public law schools in this state. Senate: Education Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
SB 2033 80-0 (2007) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to the issuance of general obligation bonds by the Texas Public Finance Authority for certain maintenance, improvement, repair, and construction projects and for the purchase of needed equipment. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on adoption of const. amendment
SCR 20 80-0 (2007) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to the appropriation of state tax revenues for the purpose of funding school district property tax rate reductions. House: Appropriations Signed by the Governor
SJR 13 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip | et. al.
Sponsor: Berman, Leo | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for public school purposes on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect any reduction in the rate of those taxes for the 2006 and 2007 tax years. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 16 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the dedication of the revenue received from the sporting goods sales tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 56 80-0 (2007) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding limitations on the rate of growth of expenditures by the state government. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SJR 65 80-0 (2007) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds for maintenance, improvement, repair, and construction projects and for the purchase of needed equipment. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
SR 1208 80-0 (2007) Author: Ogden, Steve Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
HB 1 79-0 (2005) Author: Pitts, Jim General Appropriations Bill. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 10 79-0 (2005) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to making supplemental appropriations and reductions in appropriations. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 115 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to compliance by political subdivisions with unfunded legislative mandates. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 180 79-0 (2005) Author: Escobar, Juan | et. al. Relating to appropriations to The Texas A&M University System and to Texas A&M University--Kingsville in connection with the Irma Rangel School of Pharmacy. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 346 79-0 (2005) Author: Escobar, Juan | et. al. Relating to the amounts to be appropriated for the state contribution to the teacher retirement program for fiscal years 2006 and 2007. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 446 79-0 (2005) Author: Escobar, Juan Relating to the sufficiency of appropriations for the Foundation School Program. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 609 79-0 (2005) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to tuition rebate incentives for persons who complete certain degree and certificate programs without excessive credit hours. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 725 79-0 (2005) Author: Pena, Aaron | et. al. Relating to restoring services under the Medicaid and children's health insurance programs; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 893 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to access to funds appropriated for statewide adult education programs. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 1327 79-0 (2005) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Relating to the constitutional limitation on the rate of growth of state appropriations and the constitutional creation of three special funds to replace the economic stabilization fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2032 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the expansion of the operation game thief program to include certain other violations of law. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2162 79-0 (2005) Author: Branch, Dan
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to hospital and clinic fees collected by certain public medical schools. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 2233 79-0 (2005) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to state and certain local fiscal matters; providing a penalty. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Point of order sustained
HB 2248 79-0 (2005) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Relating to salary increases, equity adjustments, and merit payments for certain state employees. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2276 79-0 (2005) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to directing payment, after approval, of certain miscellaneous claims and judgments against the state out of funds designated by this Act; making appropriations. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2372 79-0 (2005) Author: King, Tracy Relating to a college entrance examination preparation pilot program. House: Higher Education Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2415 79-0 (2005) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to statutory authority for certain governmental entities to take certain actions to permit the legislature to reduce appropriations to those agencies. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2416 79-0 (2005) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to statutory authority to reduce appropriations made by the legislature to certain governmental entities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2417 79-0 (2005) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to statutory authority for the legislature to make or reduce appropriations to certain governmental entities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2435 79-0 (2005) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to ensuring cost savings in the operation of certain governmental entities that provide criminal justice and public safety services. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2436 79-0 (2005) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to statutory authority to reduce certain appropriations made by the legislature in support of the courts and to certain law library fees. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2468 79-0 (2005) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to statutory authority to reduce appropriations made by the legislature to certain regulatory entities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2512 79-0 (2005) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to statutory authority to reduce appropriations made by the legislature to certain governmental educational entities and to other fiscal matters involving certain governmental educational entities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2610 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to rural emergency air trauma safety service regions. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 2649 79-0 (2005) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the award of a grant and reporting requirements under the Texas Enterprise Fund. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 2740 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to a pay raise for state employees. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2749 79-0 (2005) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the designation of a Texas Poison Control Network and 9-1-1 equalization surcharge. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2764 79-0 (2005) Author: Davis, John Relating to statutory authority for certain governmental entities to take certain actions to permit the legislature to reduce appropriations to those agencies. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2773 79-0 (2005) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to statutory authority for certain governmental entities to take certain actions to permit the legislature to reduce appropriations to those agencies. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2988 79-0 (2005) Author: Nixon, Joe
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to waiver of sovereign immunity. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 3001 79-0 (2005) Author: Morrison, Geanie | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the amount of the annual constitutional appropriation to certain agencies and institutions of higher education and to the allocation of those funds to those agencies and institutions. House: Higher Education
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 3129 79-0 (2005) Author: Hamilton, Mike
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to the creation of a driver safety program for holders of provisional driver's licenses. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Left pending in committee
HB 3177 79-0 (2005) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to the allocation of money in the designated trauma facility and emergency medical services account. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3280 79-0 (2005) Author: Campbell, Scott | et. al. Relating to increasing funding for sheriffs in certain small counties. House: Border & International Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3540 79-0 (2005) Author: Pitts, Jim
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to certain fiscal matters affecting governmental entities; providing penalties. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Conf. Comm. Report printed and distributed
HCR 243 79-0 (2005) Author: Pitts, Jim Instructing the enrolling clerk to make technical corrections to S.B. No. 1863. Filed
HJR 20 79-0 (2005) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that political subdivisions are exempt from unfunded legislative mandates. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 48 79-0 (2005) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the restriction on the rate of growth of state appropriations and establishing three special funds to replace the economic stabilization fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HR 2234 79-0 (2005) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
HR 2259 79-0 (2005) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al. Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2233. Reported enrolled
HR 2277 79-0 (2005) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdication, H.B. No. 3540. 1 hr. notice-for consideration
HR 2289 79-0 (2005) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3540. 1 hr. notice-for consideration
SB 1 79-0 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
General Appropriations Bill. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 63 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to a pay raise for state employees. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 69 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to restoring services under the Medicaid and children's health insurance programs; making an appropriation. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 960 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to hospital and clinic fees collected by certain public medical schools. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1278 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a college entrance examination preparation pilot program. Senate: Education Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
SB 1606 79-0 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to directing payment, after approval, of certain miscellaneous claims and judgments against the state out of funds designated by this Act; making appropriations. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Appropriations
SB 1607 79-0 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to making supplemental appropriations and reductions in appropriations. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1608 79-0 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to statutory authority to reduce appropriations made by the legislature to certain governmental educational entities and to other fiscal matters involving certain governmental educational entities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1609 79-0 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to statutory authority to reduce appropriations made by the legislature to certain governmental entities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1610 79-0 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to statutory authority for certain governmental entities to take certain actions to permit the legislature to reduce appropriations to those agencies. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1611 79-0 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to statutory authority to reduce certain appropriations made by the legislature in support of the courts and to certain law library fees. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1612 79-0 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to ensuring cost savings in the operation of certain governmental entities that provide criminal justice and public safety services. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1613 79-0 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to statutory authority for the legislature to make or reduce appropriations to certain governmental entities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1614 79-0 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to statutory authority for certain governmental entities to take certain actions to permit the legislature to reduce appropriations to those agencies. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1615 79-0 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to statutory authority to reduce appropriations made by the legislature to certain regulatory entities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1616 79-0 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to statutory authority for certain governmental entities to take certain actions to permit the legislature to reduce appropriations to those agencies. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1684 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to reimbursement received by The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston for uncompensated care. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1690 79-0 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to state fiscal matters. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1695 79-0 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to the amount of the annual constitutional appropriation to certain agencies and institutions of higher education and to the allocation of those funds to those agencies and institutions. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SJR 37 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the issuance of additional obligations to provide financial assistance to counties for roadways to serve border colonias. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SR 1071 79-0 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
SR 1077 79-0 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2233. Reported enrolled
HB 1 79-1 (2005) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Appropriating money for the support of state government. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 63 79-1 (2005) Author: Escobar, Juan Relating to the appropriation for the state contribution for retirement for public education employees for fiscal years 2006 and 2007. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 66 79-1 (2005) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to the appropriation to the Department of State Health Services for trauma facility and emergency medical services activities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 68 79-1 (2005) Author: Escobar, Juan Relating to appropriations to The Texas A&M University System and to Texas A&M University--Kingsville in connection with the Irma Rangel School of Pharmacy. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 77 79-1 (2005) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to financing children's health insurance. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 101 79-1 (2005) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the compensation and duties of Texas Lottery Commission members. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1 79-1 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve Appropriating money for the support of state government. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SB 2 79-1 (2005) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to public education and public school finance matters; making an appropriation; imposing criminal penalties. Senate: Education Committee report printed and distributed
SB 6 79-1 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve Appropriating money for the support of state government. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Appropriations
SB 67 79-1 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the appropriation to the Department of State Health Services for trauma facility and emergency medical services activities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 17 79-2 (2005) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to the appropriation to the Department of State Health Services for trauma facility and emergency medical services activities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 37 79-2 (2005) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the compensation and duties of Texas Lottery Commission members. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 45 79-2 (2005) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to financing children's health insurance. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 58 79-2 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to making appropriations to fund certain new district courts. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 62 79-2 (2005) Author: Grusendorf, Kent | et. al. Relating to public school instructional materials and instructional technology; making an appropriation. House: Public Education Reform, Select
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
SB 24 79-2 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to appropriating money to support the operations and missions of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center--El Paso. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 38 79-2 (2005) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al. Relating to appropriations for textbooks. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
HB 22 79-3 (2006) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to state support of the public school system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 63 79-3 (2006) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to appropriations to pay for damages and disruptions suffered by Lamar University and its related institutions caused by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 73 79-3 (2006) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to public financing of the public education employee retirement system and certain retirement benefits; making an appropriation. House: Pensions & Investments Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 76 79-3 (2006) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to making an appropriation for the purpose of providing school district ad valorem tax rate relief. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 83 79-3 (2006) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al. Relating to public school finance matters; making an appropriation. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 98 79-3 (2006) Author: Keffer, Bill | et. al. Relating to the use of current and future state budget surpluses to reduce local school district property tax rates; making an appropriation. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 111 79-3 (2006) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to certain supplemental state appropriations for deferred payments. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 112 79-3 (2006) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to certain supplemental state appropriations for previously deferred payments. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 113 79-3 (2006) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to payment of certain claims for indigent inmate defense. House: Appropriations Postponed
HB 114 79-3 (2006) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to appropriating money to pay for a judgment rendered in certain litigation. House: Appropriations Reason for vote recorded in Journal
HB 115 79-3 (2006) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to appropriations for Medicare giveback payments. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 116 79-3 (2006) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to a supplemental appropriation for Foundation School Program equalized operations. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 117 79-3 (2006) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al. Relating to appropriations to the adjutant general's department for military facilities duties. House: Appropriations Point of order sustained
HB 118 79-3 (2006) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al. Relating to appropriating money to the Texas Commission on the Arts. House: Appropriations Point of order sustained
HB 119 79-3 (2006) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al. Relating to making appropriations in connection with the former Cosmetology Commission and former Board of Barber Examiners. House: Appropriations Point of order sustained
HB 135 79-3 (2006) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to an appropriation to the Department of Aging and Disability Services for funding an increased personal needs allowance for certain residents of nursing or intermediate care facilities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 136 79-3 (2006) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to an appropriation to the Department of Aging and Disability Services for supporting an increased nursing facility reimbursement rate. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 137 79-3 (2006) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to an appropriation to the Department of State Health Services for increasing state mental health hospital capacity. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 138 79-3 (2006) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to an appropriation to the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services for providing vocational rehabilitation. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 139 79-3 (2006) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to making an appropriation to the Department of State Health Services in connection with trauma care and emergency medical services. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 140 79-3 (2006) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to making an appropriation to the Texas Education Agency to pay certain costs connected with educating students displaced by Hurricane Katrina. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 146 79-3 (2006) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to making an appropriation to the Parks and Wildlife Department for the operation and maintenance of the Texas State Railroad. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 175 79-3 (2006) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations and the use of surplus state revenues. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 15 79-3 (2006) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to pay at least 50 percent of the cost of maintaining and operating the public school system and prohibiting the comptroller from certifying legislation containing an appropriation unless the requirement is met. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 39 79-3 (2006) Author: Callegari, Bill Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the limitation on the rate of growth of state appropriations and the use of unencumbered surplus state revenues to finance a state sales tax holiday. Filed
SB 13 79-3 (2006) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the state retirement contribution for public education employees; making an appropriation. Senate: Finance Meeting cancelled
SB 15 79-3 (2006) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to an appropriation for the Permanent Higher Education Fund under Section 17(i), Article VII, Texas Constitution. Senate: Finance Meeting cancelled
SB 16 79-3 (2006) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to supplemental state appropriations. Senate: Finance Meeting cancelled
SB 23 79-3 (2006) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al. Relating to the costs of damages to Lamar University and its related institutions caused by Hurricane Rita; making an appropriation. Senate: Finance Meeting cancelled
SB 43 79-3 (2006) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to appropriating money to pay for a judgment rendered in certain litigation. Senate: Finance Meeting cancelled
SJR 11 79-3 (2006) Author: Ogden, Steve Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the continuation of the constitutional appropriation of money to certain higher education entities and for the allocation of income from the higher education fund to those entities, and extending the period of maturity for certain bonds and notes issued by those entities. Senate: Finance Meeting cancelled
HB 1 78-0 (2003) Author: Heflin, Talmadge
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
General Appropriations Bill. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 7 78-0 (2003) Author: Heflin, Talmadge
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to making supplemental appropriations and making reductions in current appropriations. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 10 78-0 (2003) Author: Heflin, Talmadge Relating to the use of dedicated revenue during a state budget crisis. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 80 78-0 (2003) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al. Relating to establishing a permanent fund for certain veterans' care purposes. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 133 78-0 (2003) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Relating to the constitutional limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 229 78-0 (2003) Author: Grusendorf, Kent Relating to contributions by school districts and the state to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas for members whose salaries exceed statutory minimums. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 531 78-0 (2003) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to tuition rebate incentives for persons who complete certain degree and certificate programs without excessive credit hours. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 667 78-0 (2003) Author: Puente, Robert | et. al. Relating to the use of appropriations in the Smart Jobs Fund as business location incentives; making an appropriation. House: Economic Development Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1042 78-0 (2003) Author: Talton, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the use of excess money in the compensation to victims of crime fund. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
HB 1824 78-0 (2003) Author: Hamric, Peggy | et. al. Relating to adjusting formula funding for certain institutions of higher education to account for differences between estimated and actual receipts of educational and general funds. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 2251 78-0 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to allowing supplemental pay for members of the Texas National Guard who are called to active duty when active duty service imposes an economic hardship. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
HB 2398 78-0 (2003) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to fiscal accountability for the receipt of a subsidy or other form of assistance for economic development purposes; providing a civil penalty. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 2425 78-0 (2003) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to state and certain local fiscal matters; making appropriations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective according to its terms
HB 2763 78-0 (2003) Author: Garza, Timoteo Relating to the Texas public library endowment fund and funding for the TexShare library consortium program. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources Referred to State Cultural & Recreational Res
HB 2771 78-0 (2003) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the acceleration of energy research and development. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 3063 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to the evaluation by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board of requests by institutions of higher education for special item appropriations. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3305 78-0 (2003) Author: Berman, Leo
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to certain surcharges assessed and collected by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 3306 78-0 (2003) Author: Berman, Leo
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to certain appropriations made in support of the courts by the legislature to certain individuals and governmental entitites, to the assignment and compensation of certain visiting judges, and to the Eighth, Ninth, and Eleventh courts of appeals districts. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 3323 78-0 (2003) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the creation of the Texas Enterprise Fund. House: Economic Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3378 78-0 (2003) Author: Hope, Ruben
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to granting statutory authority to certain governmental entities to reduce certain expenditures and to the operation of certain funds. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 3441 78-0 (2003) Author: Pickett, Joseph
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to a reduction in expenditures of certain state governmental entities, including changes affecting the Commission on Human Rights, attorney general's office, management of certain accounts and funds, and certain election-related forms. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3442 78-0 (2003) Author: Pickett, Joseph
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to certain expenditures, charges, and other financial matters of certain governmental entities. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 3443 78-0 (2003) Author: Pickett, Joseph
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to statutory authority for certain governmental entities to take certain actions to permit the legislature to reduce appropriations to those agencies. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 3455 78-0 (2003) Author: Heflin, Talmadge Relating to powers of the governor as the chief executive officer of the state and the organization and efficiency of state agencies. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
HB 3459 78-0 (2003) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to fiscal matters involving certain governmental educational entities, including public school finance, program compliance monitoring by the Texas Education Agency, amounts withheld from and the use of compensatory education allotments, the public school technology allotment, the accounting for the permanent school fund, employee benefits provided by certain educational entities, the uses of the telecommunications infrastructure fund, and participation in a multijurisdictional lottery game. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 3519 78-0 (2003) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Relating to health and human services. House: Appropriations Postponed
HCR 288 78-0 (2003) Author: Pitts, Jim Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to correct H.B. No. 3459. Filed
HCR 290 78-0 (2003) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 2425. Signed by the Governor
HCR 291 78-0 (2003) Author: Solomons, Burt Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections to H.B. No. 3459. Filed
HCR 292 78-0 (2003) Author: Pickett, Joseph
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections to H.B. No. 3441. Signed by the Governor
HCR 296 78-0 (2003) Author: Solomons, Burt Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections to H.B. No. 3459. Received from the House
HCR 298 78-0 (2003) Author: Menendez, Jose Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections to H.B. No. 3459. Received from the House
HCR 301 78-0 (2003) Author: Solomons, Burt Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections to H.B. No. 2425. Received from the House
HCR 302 78-0 (2003) Author: Pitts, Jim
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections to H.B. No. 3459. Signed by the Governor
HCR 303 78-0 (2003) Author: Menendez, Jose Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections to H.B. No. 3459. Received from the House
HCR 304 78-0 (2003) Author: Pitts, Jim Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections to H.B. No. 3459. Received from the House
HJR 15 78-0 (2003) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the restriction on the rate of growth of appropriations. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 52 78-0 (2003) Author: Isett, Carl Proposing a constitutional amendment expanding the governor's line-item veto authority to include the power to reduce the amount of an appropriation. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 98 78-0 (2003) Author: Solis, Jim Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the legislature to appropriate money for public schools, public colleges and universities, and health and human services before appropriating money for other purposes. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HR 1850 78-0 (2003) Author: Pickett, Joseph Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3442. Reported enrolled
HR 1859 78-0 (2003) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3459. Reported enrolled
SB 1 78-0 (2003) Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al. General Appropriations Bill. Senate: Finance Posting rule suspended
SB 15 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Puente, Robert
Relating to the use of appropriations in the Smart Jobs Fund as business location incentives; making an appropriation. House: Economic Development
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 288 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the use of certain money in solid waste disposal account No. 5000. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 666 78-0 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the establishment of the matching excellence fund to promote research and develop excellence at certain institutions of higher education and to the abolition of the Texas excellence fund and the university research fund. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1371 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to state fiscal matters; making an appropriation. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1375 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al. Relating to the acceleration of energy research and development. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 1537 78-0 (2003) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the use of excess money in the compensation to victims of crime fund. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1630 78-0 (2003) Author: Ratliff, Bill | et. al. Relating to overhead expenses of conducting research at institutions of higher education and the indirect cost reimbursement related to that research. Senate: Education Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
SB 1718 78-0 (2003) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to adjusting formula funding for institutions of higher education to account for differences between estimated and actual receipts of educational and general funds. Senate: Education Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1831 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to required activities and limits on the amounts of state financial assistance for which regional planning commissions may be eligible. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1860 78-0 (2003) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to making supplemental appropriations and making reductions in current appropriations. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1862 78-0 (2003) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Wohlgemuth, Arlene
Relating to health and human services. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 1863 78-0 (2003) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to statutory authority to reduce appropriations made by the legislature to certain governmental entities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1864 78-0 (2003) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to statutory authority to reduce appropriations made by the legislature to certain governmental entities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1866 78-0 (2003) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to statutory authority to reduce appropriations made by the legislature to certain governmental entities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1868 78-0 (2003) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to powers of the governor as the chief executive officer of the state and the organization and efficiency of state agencies. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1869 78-0 (2003) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to statutory authority to reduce appropriations made by the legislature to certain regulatory entities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1871 78-0 (2003) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to statutory authority for certain governmental entities to take certain actions to permit the legislature to reduce appropriations to those agencies. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1872 78-0 (2003) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to statutory authority to reduce appropriations made by the legislature to certain individuals and governmental entities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1873 78-0 (2003) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to statutory authority to reduce appropriations made by the legislature to certain governmental educational entities and to other fiscal matters involving certain governmental educational entities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SCR 68 78-0 (2003) Author: Bivins, Teel Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make technical corrections to H.B. No. 3459. Received by the Secretary of the Senate
SCR 69 78-0 (2003) Author: Bivins, Teel Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections to H.B. No. 3459. Received by the Secretary of the Senate
SCR 70 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 2425. Received by the Secretary of the Senate
SR 1040 78-0 (2003) Author: Bivins, Teel Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
HB 5 78-1 (2003) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to state fiscal management, including adjustments to certain school district fiscal matters made necessary by recent changes in state fiscal management; making related appropriations. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Reported enrolled
HB 9 78-1 (2003) Author: Heflin, Talmadge
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to appropriating the fees relating to the licensing and regulation of certain electricians collected by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation or the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation under House Bill No. 1487, Acts of the 78th Legislature, Regular Session, 2003. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Signed in the House
HB 10 78-1 (2003) Author: Heflin, Talmadge Relating to making an appropriation to The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio for the purpose of supporting the Regional Academic Health Center. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 11 78-1 (2003) Author: Heflin, Talmadge
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to appropriating the amounts deposited to the credit of the dry cleaning facility release fund created by House Bill No. 1366, Acts of the 78th Legislature, Regular Session, 2003, to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 12 78-1 (2003) Author: Heflin, Talmadge
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to appropriating the fees collected by the Texas Animal Health Commission under House Bill No. 2328, Acts of the 78th Legislature, Regular Session, 2003. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Senate Amendments printed and distributed
HB 13 78-1 (2003) Author: Heflin, Talmadge Relating to making an appropriation to the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center for the purpose of attaining accreditation of a four-year medical school in El Paso. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 35 78-1 (2003) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al. Relating to an appropriation to The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio to support the Regional Academic Health Center. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 74 78-1 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to appropriating the fees relating to the office of patient protection collected by certain licensing agencies for the Health Professions Council under House Bill No. 2985, Acts of the 78th Legislature, Regular Session, 2003. House: Appropriations Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 103 78-1 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to making an appropriation to the Texas Department of Health for the purpose of contracting with service providers under the primary health care program. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 117 78-1 (2003) Author: Wong, Martha Relating to making an appropriation to The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston for completing building construction of the Regional Academic Health Center at The University of Texas School of Public Health--Brownsville Regional Campus. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 119 78-1 (2003) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to workers' compensation research conducted by the Texas Department of Insurance; making an appropriation. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 122 78-1 (2003) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to making appropriations for certain health and human services purposes and certain purposes related to education. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 126 78-1 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to appropriations to the Texas excellence fund and the university research fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 2 78-1 (2003) Author: McReynolds, Jim Proposing a constitutional amendment clarifying that the legislature may provide in a general appropriations bill that appropriations are automatically reduced to the extent necessary to stay within the estimated available revenue and imposing a deadline for certification of appropriations bills. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 23 78-1 (2003) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to appropriating the fees relating to the licensing and regulation of certain electricians collected by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation or the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation under House Bill No. 1487, Acts of the 78th Legislature, Regular Session, 2003. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 24 78-1 (2003) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to appropriating the fees collected by the Texas Animal Health Commission under House Bill No. 2328, Acts of the 78th Legislature, Regular Session, 2003. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 27 78-1 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to making an appropriation to The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio for the purpose of supporting the Regional Academic Health Center. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 45 78-1 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to making an appropriation to The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston for the purpose of completing building construction of the Regional Academic Health Center at the University of Texas School of Public Health - Brownsville Regional Campus. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 49 78-1 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to making appropriations to the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center for purposes related to the center's programs in El Paso. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 58 78-1 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to making appropriations for certain health and human services purposes and certain purposes related to education. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 2 78-2 (2003) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to state fiscal management, including adjustments to certain school district fiscal matters made necessary by recent changes in state fiscal management; making related appropriations. Reported engrossed
HB 22 78-2 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the performance of workers' compensation research by the Texas Department of Insurance; making an appropriation. House: Government Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 25 78-2 (2003) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to the construction, acquisition, financing, maintenance, management, operation, ownership, and control of transportation facilities and the progress, improvement, policing, and safety of transportation in the state; making appropriations. Reported engrossed
HB 26 78-2 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to appropriating the fees relating to the office of patient protection collected by certain licensing agencies for the Health Professions Council under House Bill No. 2985, Acts of the 78th Legislature, Regular Session, 2003. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 32 78-2 (2003) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to an appropriation to the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center for the purpose of attaining accreditation of a four-year medical school in El Paso and authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the center for an academic building to support the center's educational programs in El Paso. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 40 78-2 (2003) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to an appropriation to The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio to support the Regional Academic Health Center. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 41 78-2 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to restoring essential health and human services programs; depositing certain funds to the credit of the general revenue fund; and making appropriations. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 43 78-2 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to appropriations to the Texas excellence fund and the university research fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 3 78-2 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the construction, acquisition, financing, maintenance, management, operation, ownership, and control of transportation facilities and the progress, improvement, policing, and safety of transportation in the state; making appropriations. Filed
SB 4 78-2 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to appropriating fees, fee increases, and surcharges collected by certain state agencies under various Acts of the 78th Legislature, Regular Session, 2003. Filed
HB 2 78-3 (2003) Author: Krusee, Mike
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the construction, acquisition, financing, maintenance, management, operation, ownership, and control of transportation facilities and the progress, improvement, policing, and safety of transportation in the state; making appropriations. House: Transportation
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Effective on 91st day -- 1/11/04
HB 20 78-3 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the governor's budget authority and to the payment of certain tax refunds. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
HB 23 78-3 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to appropriating the fees relating to the office of patient protection collected by certain licensing agencies for the Health Professions Council under Chapter 305 (House Bill No. 2985), Acts of the 78th Legislature, Regular Session, 2003. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 24 78-3 (2003) Author: Heflin, Talmadge
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to appropriations to departments and agencies of the state government, including conditions, limitations, rules, and procedures for allocating and expending appropriations. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 25 78-3 (2003) Author: Heflin, Talmadge
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to appropriating the fees collected by the Texas Animal Health Commission under House Bill No. 2328, Acts of the 78th Legislature, Regular Session, 2003. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 26 78-3 (2003) Author: Heflin, Talmadge Relating to making an appropriation for the purpose of returning to a fund outside the state treasury cash that was transferred from the fund to the general revenue fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 28 78-3 (2003) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to state and local government fiscal management, including various matters related to increasing administrative efficiency in state government; making related appropriations. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 29 78-3 (2003) Author: Luna, Vilma
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to appropriating amounts received from the increase in the amount of lobby registration fees under Chapter 249, Acts of the 78th Legislature, Regular Session, 2003. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 34 78-3 (2003) Author: Solis, Jim | et. al. Relating to making an appropriation to the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio for the purpose of supporting the Regional Academic Health Center and the Laredo Extension Campus, and making an appropriation to the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston for the purpose of completing building construction of the Regional Academic Health Center at the University of Texas School of Public Health at the Brownsville Regional Campus. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 37 78-3 (2003) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to contracts and grant programs related to the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan; making appropriations. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 47 78-3 (2003) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Relating to an appropriation to the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center for the purpose of attaining accreditation of a four-year medical school in El Paso and authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the center for an academic building to support the center's educational programs in El Paso. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 55 78-3 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to restoring essential health and human services programs; depositing certain funds to the credit of the general revenue fund; and making appropriations. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 56 78-3 (2003) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to an appropriation to The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio to support the Regional Academic Health Center. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 57 78-3 (2003) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to making an appropriation to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation from fees collected by that department for the purpose of administering the provisions of Senate Bill No. 279, Acts of the 78th Legislature, Regular Session, 2003. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 58 78-3 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to appropriations for personal needs allowances for residents of certain care facilities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 63 78-3 (2003) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the performance of workers' compensation research by the Texas Department of Insurance; making an appropriation. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
HB 77 78-3 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to an appropriation to Texas Southern University for the purpose of restoring university facilities damaged by Tropical Storm Allison. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 2 78-3 (2003) Author: McReynolds, Jim Proposing a constitutional amendment clarifying that the legislature may provide in a general appropriations bill that appropriations are automatically reduced to the extent necessary to stay within the estimated available revenue. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HR 309 78-3 (2003) Author: Heflin, Talmadge Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 24. Reported enrolled
HR 348 78-3 (2003) Author: Heflin, Talmadge Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 28. Reported enrolled
SB 4 78-3 (2003) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to appropriations. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 8 78-3 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the construction, acquisition, financing, maintenance, management, operation, ownership, and control of transportation facilities and the progress, improvement, policing, and safety of transportation in the state; making appropriations. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Left pending in committee
SB 10 78-3 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to making an appropriation to the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio for the purpose of supporting the Regional Academic Health Center and the Laredo Extension Campus, and making an appropriation to the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston for the purpose of completing building construction of the Regional Academic Health Center at the University of Texas School of Public Health at the Brownsville Regional Campus. Filed
SB 12 78-3 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center for an academic building to support the center's educational programs in the city of El Paso. Filed
SB 13 78-3 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to making appropriations to the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center for purposes related to the center's programs in El Paso. Filed
SB 22 78-3 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to appropriation of certain funds collected by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission that will be transferred to the Texas Department of Agriculture. Filed
SB 23 78-3 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to restoring essential health and human services programs; depositing certain funds to the credit of the general revenue fund; and making appropriations. Filed
SB 27 78-3 (2003) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the state's financing of foster care payments. Filed
SR 125 78-3 (2003) Author: Bivins, Teel Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 24. Reported enrolled
SR 133 78-3 (2003) Author: Bivins, Teel Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 28. Reported enrolled
HB 46 78-4 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to certain essential health and human services programs; making appropriations. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 51 78-4 (2003) Author: Escobar, Juan Relating to the amounts to be appropriated for the state contribution to the teacher retirement program for fiscal year 2005. House: Public School Finance, Select Referred to Public School Finance, Select
HB 67 78-4 (2003) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to compliance by political subdivisions with unfunded legislative mandates. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 14 78-4 (2003) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that political subdivisions are exempt from unfunded legislative mandates. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 14 78-4 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to certain essential health and human services programs; making appropriations. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 1 77-0 (2001) Author: Junell, Robert General Appropriations Bill. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 515 77-0 (2001) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al. Relating to establishing a permanent fund for certain veterans' care purposes. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 745 77-0 (2001) Author: King, Tracy | et. al. Relating to establishing a permanent fund for certain veterans' care purposes. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 966 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to requiring the Health and Human Services Commission to study ways to allow appropriated money to follow an individual who is leaving institutional care and will need community-based services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1017 77-0 (2001) Author: Garcia, Domingo | et. al. Relating to making one-time, emergency appropriations to Dallas County to partially defray the costs of detaining and prosecuting certain accused individuals. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1333 77-0 (2001) Author: Junell, Robert
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to making emergency appropriations. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 1677 77-0 (2001) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the dedication of a portion of certain federal funds for certain local improvements and to the establishment of a Safe Routes to School Program. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1841 77-0 (2001) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to authorizing the comptroller to establish a program to permit certain certified public accountants to perform certain audits. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2095 77-0 (2001) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Relating to the constitutional limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 2852 77-0 (2001) Author: Junell, Robert
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to directing payment, after approval, of certain miscellaneous claims and judgments against the state out of funds designated by this Act; making appropriations. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2858 77-0 (2001) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to limitations on payments for settlement of judgments made by state agencies from appropriated money. House: Appropriations No action taken in committee
HB 3026 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the transferability of certain appropriations made to the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 3088 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the creation and re-creation of funds and accounts in the state treasury, the dedication and rededication of revenue, and the exemption of unappropriated money from use for general governmental purposes. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 3235 77-0 (2001) Author: Reyna, Arthur Relating to the Pan American Games trust fund and revenue dedicated to that fund. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Posting rule suspended
HB 3624 77-0 (2001) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the issuance of general obligation securities to provide financial assistance to counties for roadway projects for colonias. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
HJR 66 77-0 (2001) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the restriction on the rate of growth of appropriations. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HJR 113 77-0 (2001) Author: Flores, Kino Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the issuance of obligations to provide financial assistance to counties for roadways to serve colonias. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
HR 1223 77-0 (2001) Author: Junell, Robert Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
SB 1 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Junell, Robert
General Appropriations Bill. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 976 77-0 (2001) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al. Relating to establishing a permanent fund for veterans care. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Appropriations
SB 1037 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Junell, Robert
Relating to authorizing the comptroller to establish a program to permit certain certified public accountants to perform certain audits. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 1060 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to the transferability of appropriations and the suspension of statutory restrictions on the use of certain appropriations made to the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1090 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to codifying in general law various riders in the General Appropriations Act. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
SB 1091 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Junell, Robert
Relating to limitations on payments for certain settlements or judgments. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1092 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to directing payment, after approval, of certain miscellaneous claims and judgments against the state out of funds designated by this Act; making appropriations. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1296 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Flores, Kino
Relating to the issuance of general obligation bonds and notes to provide financial assistance to counties for roadway projects to serve border colonias. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on adoption of const. amendment
SB 1641 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to financial assistance for water development projects to offset the effects of interbasin transfers. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1652 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to the funding and operation of certain emergency management and disaster relief programs. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SJR 37 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Flores, Kino
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds or notes to provide financial assistance to counties for roadway projects to serve border colonias. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Business & Commerce
Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 1 76-0 (1999) Author: Junell, Robert
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
General Appropriations Bill. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 530 76-0 (1999) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to financial assistance provided by the state for the implementation of environmentally sensitive irrigation methods. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
HB 1567 76-0 (1999) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to state agency progress in meeting historically underutilized business contracting goals. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee

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