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HB 28 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to the use of certain surplus state revenue, in certain circumstances, to adjust franchise tax rates to phase out the franchise tax and to the expiration of that tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Co-sponsor authorized
HB 40 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron Relating to the deposit of money received from the federal government and the authority of the comptroller concerning related funds and accounts. House: Appropriations Placed on General State Calendar
HB 67 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 84 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to the sunset review date for the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas and the time for awarding cancer research and prevention grants. House: Public Health Received from the House
HB 114 85-0 (2017) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to zero-based budgeting for certain entities funded by this state and submission of a zero-based budget by and performance of a financial audit of an agency undergoing review by the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
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 151 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to a proposition to approve the issuance of bonds or other debt. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 263 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to the issuance of "Back the Blue" specialty license plates. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 275 85-0 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 312 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis Relating to the creation and administration of a disaster recovery fund. 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 413 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to increased flexibility in the use of the Instructional Materials Allotment House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 432 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Relating to the allocation of certain motor vehicle sales tax revenue to the state highway fund and to the uses of that revenue. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 448 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the transfer of certain revenue into the state parks account. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/17
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 572 85-0 (2017) Author: Stephenson, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the disposal of pesticides. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 636 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to a report on certain pending suits against the state, a state agency, or a state official. House: Appropriations Committee report sent to Calendars
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 671 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al. Relating to the operation of the capital access program and to transfers to and from the capital access fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 738 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt | et. al. Relating to certain information included with ballot propositions for elections to authorize state and local general obligation bonds. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 855 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to the management and investment of the economic stabilization fund, including the determination of a sufficient balance within the economic stabilization fund. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 884 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken Relating to a revision of the essential knowledge and skills of the public school foundation curriculum and proclamations for the production of instructional materials. House: Public Education Received from the House
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 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 1003 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to investment of public funds, including certain expenditures by public institutions of higher education and university systems that are eligible for certain tax credits. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
HB 1137 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to restrictions on tax and fee benefits for certain private entities that outsource jobs to foreign countries. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1143 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to investment prohibitions and divestment requirements for certain investments of public money. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1228 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the phaseout and repeal of the miscellaneous gross receipts tax on utility companies; decreasing the rates of the tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1256 85-0 (2017) Author: Kacal, Kyle
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the issuance of Blessed are the Peacemakers specialty license plates. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1280 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to the distribution to school districts of the annual apportionment of the available school fund. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1295 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the disclosure of interested parties by business entities contracting with governmental entities and state agencies; authorizing a civil penalty. House: General Investigating & Ethics Left pending in committee
HB 1472 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to investment by a public junior college district of public funds received from the management and development of mineral rights. House: Higher Education
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1492 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al.
Relating to the creation of the National Museum of the Pacific War museum fund. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
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 1658 85-0 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade Relating to required disclosures in ballot proposition language authorizing political subdivisions to issue bonds or impose or change a tax. House: Elections Left pending in committee
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 1724 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the establishment of the commercial license buyback account managed by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1741 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the deposit of money received from the federal government. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1839 85-0 (2017) Author: Burrows, Dustin Relating to the submission of a report by certain entities identifying spending reduction measures. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1841 85-0 (2017) Author: Burrows, Dustin Relating to the sunset review of the Legislative Budget Board and a study by the comptroller on the accuracy of fiscal notes prepared by the Legislative Budget Board. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1863 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the use of money in the state water pollution control revolving fund. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1902 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to prohibiting the investment of certain retirement system funds in publicly traded business entities that donate to Planned Parenthood. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1930 85-0 (2017) Author: Frullo, John
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to financial accounting and reporting requirements for this state and political subdivisions of this state. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2000 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to the creation of a fund to assist local governments with the acquisition of voting system equipment. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2068 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Miles, Borris
Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program and the amount and allocation of state traffic fine funds; authorizing and increasing criminal fines. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 2167 85-0 (2017) Author: Schubert, Leighton | et. al. Relating to state money or credit or a state guarantee used or provided for high-speed rail owned by a private entity. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2172 85-0 (2017) Author: Ashby, Trent | et. al. Relating to the use of state money for high-speed rail operated by a private entity. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2256 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken Relating to the authority of the governor to transfer to the Texas Education Agency for prekindergarten programs amounts appropriated to trusteed programs in the office of the governor. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 2356 85-0 (2017) Author: Cosper, Scott | et. al. Relating to the applicability of the law governing the provision of state aid to certain local governments disproportionately affected by the granting of ad valorem tax relief to disabled veterans. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
HB 2362 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to creating a fund to provide grants to certain local entities in areas of the state affected by decreased oil and gas production for economic development and diversification projects. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 2383 85-0 (2017) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to outsourcing a service performed by the Health and Human Services Commission or a health and human services agency to a private commercial contractor. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2530 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to a reduction of amounts appropriated to the Texas Department of Transportation for a violation of provisions relating to public participation in the environmental review of transportation projects. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2617 85-0 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to ownership and disposition of property and management of assets of an open-enrollment charter school for which the charter has been revoked, denied renewal, or surrendered. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2628 85-0 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the cessation of certain deposits to the credit of the Texas emissions reduction plan fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2647 85-0 (2017) Author: Stephenson, Phil
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to authorized investments of public funds. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2648 85-0 (2017) Author: Stephenson, Phil Relating to including the obligations of Federal Home Loan Banks as authorized investments for a governmental entity. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2658 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to establishing the State of Texas Wealth Fund; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2674 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Tomas Relating to reporting requirements for certain nonprofit corporations regarding employee and officer salaries. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2682 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the administration of and funding for the Texas emissions reduction plan. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2713 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to an audit by the comptroller of unpaid oil and gas royalties held in trust by the Railroad Commission of Texas. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 2928 85-0 (2017) Author: Stephenson, Phil
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to including the obligations of Federal Home Loan Banks as authorized investments for a governmental entity and the requirements for certificates of deposit or share certificates held as authorized investments for a governmental entity. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2943 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the use of money in the state water pollution control revolving fund. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3026 85-0 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade | et. al. Relating to the abolishment of the used oil recycling account, deposits of used oil recycling fees, and use of the water resource management account. House: Appropriations Received from the House
HB 3064 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the dedication and maximization of returns on payments received by this state for economic losses sustained from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3073 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to financing programs for low-income electric customers and certain other electric customers; imposing a fee. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3119 85-0 (2017) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to funding sources for the repayment of certain speech-language pathologist and audiologist education loans. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3169 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the operation and administration of the Texas Bullion Depository, to depository agents, to the appropriation of money from the fees, charges, penalties, and other amounts related to the depository and deposited to the general revenue fund for that purpose, and to the provision of a related ad valorem tax exemption. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 3320 85-0 (2017) Author: Frank, James Relating to financial accounting and reporting requirements for this state and political subdivisions of this state. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
HB 3479 85-0 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan and other related programs and measures to reduce emissions. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3508 85-0 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria Relating to a contract or other agreement between certain governmental entities and a credit services organization or related business. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 3529 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to the comptroller's investment of certain money held outside the state treasury. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 3531 85-0 (2017) Author: Ashby, Trent Relating to state fiscal matters related to public education; authorizing a fee. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3720 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron Relating to the deposit of money received from the federal government and the authority of the comptroller concerning related funds and accounts. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3746 85-0 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade | et. al. Relating to the permissible uses of the floodplain management account. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 3762 85-0 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade Relating to the recovery of certain debts owed to this state; authorizing fees. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 3764 85-0 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the cessation of tolls on certain toll projects and the disposition of money appropriated for those projects. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
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 3772 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to operation of the Texas leverage fund program administered by the Texas Economic Development Bank. House: Economic & Small Business Development Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3781 85-0 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the uses of the lifetime license endowment account by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3837 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César | et. al. Relating to an appropriation 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. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
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 3850 85-0 (2017) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to state fiscal matters; authorizing a fee. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3874 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the use of state money to pay certain payments, including debt service payments, for public-private partnership projects. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 3987 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Development Board to use the state participation account of the water development fund to provide financial assistance for the development of certain facilities. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 4021 85-0 (2017) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the financing of ports in the state. House: Texas Ports, Innovation & Infrastructure, Select Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4073 85-0 (2017) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to outsourcing a service performed by the Health and Human Services Commission or a health and human services agency to a private commercial contractor. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4074 85-0 (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: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4117 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the provision of telemental health services to prisoners confined in county jails, including the creation of the county jail telemental health fund, and to certain rules and procedures relating to the safety of those prisoners. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Posting rule suspended
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
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 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 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 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 85 85-0 (2017) Author: Flynn, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the use of state funds to pay for the obligations of a local public retirement system. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
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 107 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment to dedicate net revenue from the state lottery to support educational programs that benefit classroom teaching in the state's public schools and to prohibit certain lottery advertisements and promotions. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 114 85-0 (2017) Author: Burrows, Dustin Proposing a constitutional amendment to divert any net income attributable to newly discovered oil and gas or other mineral interests on permanent university fund land from the permanent university fund to fund capital projects at certain public universities and agencies of higher education that are currently ineligible for distributions from the permanent university fund. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 28 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe | et. al.
Relating to the financing of ports in the state. House: Texas Ports, Innovation & Infrastructure, Select
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 81 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Relating to the operations of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas; authorizing a trust company to charge the institute an investment fee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 105 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to abolishing the Pan American Games trust fund, Olympic Games trust fund, Major Events reimbursement program fund, Motor Sports Racing trust fund, and Events trust fund. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
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 132 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Sponsor: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Relating to the savings incentive program for state agencies. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 135 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to the submission of a report by certain entities identifying spending reduction measures. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Appropriations
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 224 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Relating to the sunset review date for the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas and the time for awarding cancer research and prevention grants. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Senate appoints conferees-reported
SB 247 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to funding sources for the repayment of certain speech-language pathologist and audiologist education loans. Senate: Higher Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 253 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Relating to investment prohibitions and divestment requirements for certain investments of public money. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 266 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the driver responsibility program. Senate: Transportation Left pending in committee
SB 272 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to zero-based budgeting for state agencies as part of the sunset review process. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 290 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the state's contribution to the financing of public education. Senate: Education Referred to Education
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 398 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to a study conducted by the State Auditor's Office to compare the projected cost estimate attached to certain bills and resolutions to the actual cost to the state of the bills and resolutions. House: Appropriations
Senate: Administration
Referred to Appropriations
SB 573 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Frullo, John
Relating to the disposition of proceeds from the sale of freshwater fishing stamps issued by the Parks and Wildlife Department. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 642 85-0 (2017) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to required disclosures in and to the length of ballot proposition language authorizing political subdivisions to issue bonds or impose or change a tax. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 694 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al. Relating to the creation of the National Museum of the Pacific War museum fund. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 753 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to financial accounting and reporting requirements for this state and political subdivisions of this state. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
SB 764 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al. Relating to accounting for costs incurred by this state as a result of the presence of persons who are not lawfully present in the United States. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
Referred to State Affairs
SB 765 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to providing the financial cost incurred by the Texas Education Agency as a result of providing educational services to persons who are not lawfully present in the United States. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 766 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to accounting for costs incurred by the health and human services system as a result of the presence in this state of persons who are not lawfully present in the United States. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 767 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to accounting for costs incurred by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice as a result of the presence in this state of persons who are not lawfully present in the United States. 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 836 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to a contract or other agreement between certain governmental entities and a credit services organization or related business. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 866 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the use of money in the state water pollution control revolving fund. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
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 977 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Ashby, Trent | et. al.
Relating to the use of state money for high-speed rail operated by a private entity. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 980 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to state money or credit or a state guarantee used or provided for high-speed rail owned by a private entity. Senate: Transportation Committee report printed and distributed
SB 989 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason
Relating to the maximum loan amount made to persons under the owner-builder loan program. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 1008 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to funding for the economic stabilization fund, including the rates of severance taxes on oil and gas production. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1105 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Phelan, Dade
Relating to the abolishment of the used oil recycling account, deposits of used oil recycling fees, and use of the water resource management account. House: Appropriations
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1222 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the investment of a portion of the economic stabilization fund balance. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1231 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the issuance of general obligation bonds by the Texas Public Finance Authority to pay for certain state infrastructure projects. 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 1358 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the sunset review of the Legislative Budget Board and a study by the comptroller on the accuracy of fiscal notes prepared by the Legislative Budget Board. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1538 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Phelan, Dade | et. al.
Relating to the permissible uses of the floodplain management account. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1775 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Development Board to use the state participation account of the water development fund to provide financial assistance for the development of certain facilities. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1816 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to abolishing the spaceport trust fund and the disposition of the balance of that fund. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1875 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the self-directed and semi-independent status of certain agencies and the requirements applicable to, and the oversight of, those agencies. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
No action taken in committee
SB 1904 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to ownership and disposition of property and management of assets of an open-enrollment charter school for which the charter has been revoked, denied renewal, or surrendered. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1923 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al. Relating to infrastructure funding for state hospital facilities and other state facilities, including the creation of the state hospital fund. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Appropriations
SB 1924 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to the financial self-sufficiency of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1971 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the deposit and allocation of certain funds to the Texas Racing Commission horse industry escrow account. House: Appropriations
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Appropriations
SB 1972 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to the deposit and distribution by the Texas Racing Commission of certain pari-mutuel wagering funds to benefit the Texas-bred program. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1973 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the set aside, collection, and transfer of certain money for the Texas Racing Commission. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
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 2173 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the operation and administration of the Texas Bullion Depository; depository agents; and to the appropriation of money from the fees, charges, penalties, and other amounts related to the depository and deposited to the general revenue fund for that purpose. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 2185 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program and the amount and allocation of state traffic fine funds; authorizing and increasing criminal fines. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
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 2216 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to state fiscal matters regarding business and economic development. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2217 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to state fiscal matters. 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 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 41 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for foregoing the transfer of oil and gas production tax revenue to the economic stabilization fund if the ending fund balance for the preceding fiscal year is greater than $5 billion and for reducing the rates of oil and gas production taxes by amounts sufficient to equal the foregone transfer. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SJR 43 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the use of state funds to pay for the obligations of a local public retirement system. House: Appropriations
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Appropriations
SJR 46 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Proposing a constitutional amendment to set aside general revenue as dedicated to pay for certain state infrastructure projects. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 47 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds to pay for certain state infrastructure projects. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 48 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit additional uses of certain dedicated general revenue transferred each fiscal year to the state highway fund. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 53 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to limiting the permissible uses of money appropriated from the economic stabilization fund. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 57 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the maximum amount of the annual distribution made from the permanent university fund to the available university fund. 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
HB 20 85-1 (2017) Author: Ashby, Trent | et. al. Relating to an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to decrease participants' health insurance costs for certain health benefit plans administered by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. 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 74 85-1 (2017) Author: Cosper, Scott | et. al. Relating to the applicability of the law governing the provision of state aid to certain local governments disproportionately affected by the granting of ad valorem tax relief to disabled veterans. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
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 97 85-1 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to actions by a retailer that constitute engaging in business in this state for purposes of the use tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 118 85-1 (2017) Author: Cain, Briscoe Relating to the appropriation of certain tax proceeds for the repair, restoration, and permanent dry berthing of the Battleship "Texas." 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 193 85-1 (2017) Author: Ashby, Trent Relating to an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to decrease health insurance premiums and deductibles for certain health benefit plans administered by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. Filed
HB 209 85-1 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to the determination of the sufficient balance and management and investment of the economic stabilization fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 229 85-1 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Development Board to use the state participation account of the water development fund to provide financial assistance for the development of certain facilities. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 230 85-1 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the use of money in the state water pollution control revolving fund. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 319 85-1 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund for the repair, restoration, and permanent dry berthing of the Battleship "Texas." House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 321 85-1 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Justin | et. al. Relating to required state contributions to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 346 85-1 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to dedicating certain state revenue to making additional contributions to the state retirement system for education employees and to the health benefit plan for retired education employees and their dependents. House: Appropriations Meeting cancelled
HB 363 85-1 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the allocation of certain funds designated for transfer to the retired school employees group insurance fund. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 367 85-1 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to the deposit of money received from the federal government and the authority of the comptroller concerning related funds and accounts. House: Appropriations Received from the House
HB 370 85-1 (2017) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to the creation of the attendance credit receipts fund. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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
HJR 28 85-1 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the appropriation or distribution of state money for the performance of an elective abortion or to a person or entity that performs or assists in performing an elective abortion. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 46 85-1 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for certain excess revenue to be dedicated toward contributions to the state retirement system for education employees and to the health benefit plan for retired education employees and their dependents. House: Appropriations Meeting cancelled
HJR 52 85-1 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Proposing a constitutional amendment to allocate certain surplus state revenue to the retired school employees group insurance fund. House: Appropriations 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 63 85-1 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the applicability of the law governing the provision of state aid to certain local governments disproportionately affected by the granting of ad valorem tax relief to disabled veterans. Filed
SB 97 85-1 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the dedication of a portion of state lottery proceeds to the funding of salary increases and bonuses for experienced public school classroom teachers and costs associated with school district teacher retirement contributions. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 119 85-1 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to bonuses for public school classroom teachers and state assistance for the Texas Public School Employees Group Insurance Program; making an appropriation. Filed
SB 120 85-1 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to investment prohibitions and divestment requirements for certain investments of public money in companies involved in the border wall between the United States and Mexico. Filed
SJR 1 85-1 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to dedicate the net revenue from the state lottery to the foundation school fund, including a portion dedicated to funding salary increases and bonuses for experienced public school classroom teachers and costs associated with school district teacher retirement contributions. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SJR 12 85-1 (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. Filed
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 8 84-0 (2015) Author: Otto, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the deposit of money received from the federal government and the authority of the comptroller concerning related funds and accounts. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform
Senate: Finance
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 26 84-0 (2015) Author: Button, Angie | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy | et. al.
Relating to state economic development measures, including administration of the Texas Enterprise Fund, creation of the Economic Incentive Oversight Board and the governor's university research initiative, abolishment of the Texas emerging technology fund, and renaming the Major Events trust fund to the Major Events Reimbursement Program. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 27 84-0 (2015) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to state economic development measures, including administration of the Texas Enterprise Fund, the abolishment of the Texas emerging technology fund, and the disposition of balances from the Texas emerging technology fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Postponed
HB 29 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al. Relating to the funding of certain activities related to the commercialization of emerging technologies. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 107 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to the fine imposed on a student convicted of truancy. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 122 84-0 (2015) Author: Pickett, Joseph
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert | et. al.
Relating to the Texas Mobility Fund. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
HB 134 84-0 (2015) Author: Simpson, David | et. al. Relating to certain information included with ballot propositions for elections to authorize state and local general obligation bonds. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 137 84-0 (2015) Author: Stickland, Jonathan Relating to grants of appropriated money to certain peace officer organizations. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 151 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to authorizing a credit representing motor fuels taxes against, and imposing, a mileage tax and to the use of revenue from that tax; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 159 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to the reimbursement of state funds used on out-of-state travel by elected officers. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 160 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the use of appropriated money for certain advertisements, notices, or announcements featuring an elected state officer near an election. House: Elections No action taken in committee
HB 227 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to disposition of certain unclaimed money by local telephone exchange companies. House: Higher Education
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
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 399 84-0 (2015) Author: Harless, Patricia | et. al. Relating to taxes wholly or partly deposited to the credit of the state highway fund; increasing the rates of the gasoline and diesel fuel taxes and authorizing the increase or decrease of those rates in subsequent years. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 401 84-0 (2015) Author: Harless, Patricia | et. al. Relating to certain fees deposited to the credit of the state highway fund; increasing motor vehicle registration fees. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 410 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the amount of unclaimed lottery prize money to be deposited in the fund for veterans' assistance. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 459 84-0 (2015) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to zero-based budgeting for certain entities funded by this state and submission of a zero-based budget by and performance of a financial audit of an agency undergoing review by the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 469 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Relating to the allocation of certain motor vehicle sales tax revenue to the state highway fund and to the uses of that revenue. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 483 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to the establishment and administration of a state bullion depository; authorizing fees. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 495 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the use of money from the permanent fund for health-related programs to provide grants to nursing education programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
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 654 84-0 (2015) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don Relating to public school finance and the formation of school finance districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 799 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to a study conducted by the Legislative Budget Board on the impact to state agencies of federal regulations and mandates enacted by federal law. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
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 881 84-0 (2015) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to outsourcing a service performed by a health and human services agency to a private commercial contractor. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 903 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van | et. al.
Relating to the investment of a percentage of the economic stabilization fund balance in excess of the sufficient balance. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
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 941 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Relating to the creation of DNA records for the DNA database system. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1000 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to state support for general academic teaching institutions in this state. House: Higher Education
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1001 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to restrictions on tax and fee benefits for certain private entities that outsource jobs to foreign countries; changing taxes and fees. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 1081 84-0 (2015) Author: Paul, Dennis Relating to the allocation of certain motor vehicle sales tax revenue to the state highway fund. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1095 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the dedication of certain wine-related revenue. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform Left pending in subcommittee
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 1163 84-0 (2015) Author: VanDeaver, Gary | et. al. Relating to the percentage of the annual distribution from the permanent school fund set aside for the state instructional materials fund. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1165 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to the disposition of administrative penalties and fines collected for violations of certain laws involving the operation of an overweight vehicle. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1216 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to zero-based budgeting for state agencies as part of the sunset review process. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1224 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Relating to the purposes for which the assets of certain revolving funds administered by the Texas Water Development Board may be used. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1283 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to a proposition to approve the issuance of bonds or other debt. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1295 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the disclosure of research, research sponsors, and interested parties by persons contracting with governmental entities and state agencies. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
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 1370 84-0 (2015) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al. Relating to the allocation of certain motor vehicle sales tax revenue to the state highway fund and to the uses of that revenue. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
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 1474 84-0 (2015) Author: VanDeaver, Gary | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the placement of money in the state instructional materials fund and payment of the instructional materials allotment. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1545 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the creation of the State Cemetery preservation trust fund. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform Laid on the table subject to call
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 1622 84-0 (2015) Author: Paul, Dennis Relating to the allocation of certain revenue derived from the state gasoline tax. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
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 1743 84-0 (2015) Author: Galindo, Rick | et. al. Relating to the use of a credit or charge card by certain state agencies to make certain purchases. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1836 84-0 (2015) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to the allocation of certain sales tax revenue to the state highway fund and to the uses of that revenue. House: Transportation Referred directly to s/c on Long-term Infrastructure Planning by chair
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 2024 84-0 (2015) Author: Gonzales, Larry | et. al. Relating to the self-directed and semi-independent status of certain agencies and to the requirements applicable to, and the oversight of, those agencies. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2062 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to false claims against the state and actions by the state and private persons to prosecute those claims; providing a civil penalty. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2074 84-0 (2015) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to the eligibility of a Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association finals event to receive funding through a major events trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2104 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to procedures for the management, sale, or lease of certain state-owned real property and the management or collection of related funds, including disputed oil and gas royalties owed to the state. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2175 84-0 (2015) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al. Relating to the operation of the Texas Department of Insurance. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
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 2273 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to a contract or other agreement between certain governmental entities and a credit services organization or credit access business. House: General Investigating & Ethics Left pending in committee
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 2548 84-0 (2015) Author: Stephenson, Phil Relating to the disposal of pesticides. House: Agriculture & Livestock Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2686 84-0 (2015) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the provision and use of certain transportation funding, including the allocation of certain revenue from the taxes imposed on the sale or use of motor vehicles. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2737 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the allocation of certain motor fuels tax revenue. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2811 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Ken
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Relating to the essential knowledge and skills of the required public school curriculum, the administration of and reports relating to assessment instruments administered to public school students, the instructional materials allotment, and proclamations for the production of instructional materials. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Co-sponsor authorized
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 2861 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to an optional procedure for the issuance of a permit by the City of Laredo for the movement of oversize or overweight vehicles carrying cargo in Webb County; authorizing a fee. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3006 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the distribution and use of certain penalties paid by health maintenance organizations and insurers for violating certain provisions governing prompt payment of physicians and health care providers. House: Insurance Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3014 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the administration of "pay for success" contracts for state agencies. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
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 3071 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the notification and reporting duties of a state governmental entity with public retirement system investment holdings in Sudan or Iran. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental 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 3114 84-0 (2015) Author: Dale, Tony Relating to the audit and review of regional mobility authorities. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
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 3328 84-0 (2015) Author: Otto, John Relating to certain state fiscal matters. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
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 3601 84-0 (2015) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to the payment of interest by state agencies. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 3617 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the establishment of a business investment fund in this state. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 3626 84-0 (2015) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the allocation of certain surplus state revenue for periodic reductions in the state sales tax rate. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 3644 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to establishing a student grant program administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board funded by depository interest and earnings on certain unclaimed original land grant mineral proceeds. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3686 84-0 (2015) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the dedication of certain fee revenue to automobile burglary and theft prevention and establishing a trust fund for the deposit of that revenue. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3710 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to a voluntary contribution to the fund for veterans' assistance when applying for a concealed handgun license. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3763 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the allocation of certain increases in state sales tax revenue due to transportation projects to the state highway fund through the use of economic impact zones established by the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Transportation Referred directly to s/c on Long-term Infrastructure Planning by chair
HB 3824 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain short-term consumer loans; imposing an assessment and fees; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty; requiring an occupational license. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 3825 84-0 (2015) Author: Landgraf, Brooks | et. al. Relating to the allocation of a portion of certain severance tax revenue to the transportation infrastructure fund. House: Transportation Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3847 84-0 (2015) Author: Burns, DeWayne Relating to seeking federal authorization to fund the Medicaid program through a block grant funding system. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 4115 84-0 (2015) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles fund. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4209 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to investment of public funds. House: Investments & Financial Services Placed on General State Calendar
HJR 8 84-0 (2015) Author: Otto, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Proposing a constitutional amendment to dedicate certain money to the purpose of retiring state debt early. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform
Senate: Finance
Committee report printed and distributed
HJR 13 84-0 (2015) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment temporarily dedicating a portion of the revenue derived from the state sales and use tax to the state highway fund. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
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 27 84-0 (2015) 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: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HJR 33 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appropriation of the net revenue received from the imposition of the state sales and use tax on sporting goods. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 39 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appropriation of the net revenue received from the imposition of the state sales and use tax on sporting goods. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 59 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment to dedicate net revenue from the state lottery to support educational programs that benefit classroom teaching in the state's public schools and to prohibit certain lottery advertisements and promotions. 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 68 84-0 (2015) Author: Otto, John Proposing a constitutional amendment to dedicate certain money to the purpose of retiring state debt early. 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 91 84-0 (2015) Author: Phillips, Larry | 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 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 118 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the transfer of certain general revenue to the Texas rail relocation and improvement fund. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
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 130 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit state debt. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HR 3372 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 483. Reported enrolled
HR 3488 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1295. Reported enrolled
SB 5 84-0 (2015) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to the allocation to the state highway fund and the available school fund of certain motor vehicle sales, use, and rental tax revenue and to the uses of the revenue allocated to the state highway fund. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
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 61 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the allocation and use of revenue derived from certain transportation-related taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 62 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al. Relating to accounting for costs incurred by this state as a result of the presence of persons who are not lawfully present in the United States. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
Referred to State Affairs
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 116 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the investment of a portion of the economic stabilization fund balance. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 129 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to achievement benchmarks in fiscal notes and to legislative review of those benchmarks. Senate: Administration Referred to Administration
SB 136 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to zero-based budgeting for state agencies as part of the sunset review process. 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 139 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to use of money in the state highway fund. House: Transportation
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
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 197 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to the financial self-sufficiency of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Point of order sustained
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 217 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the self-directed and semi-independent status of certain agencies and to the requirements applicable to, and the oversight of, those agencies. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
Referred to State Affairs
SB 243 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the cost of education adjustment. 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 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 341 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the allocation of certain motor vehicle sales tax revenue to the state highway fund and to the uses of that revenue. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
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 448 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the use of money from the permanent fund for health-related programs to provide grants to nursing education programs. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 574 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the creation of the State Cemetery preservation trust fund. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 620 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the issuance of commemorative coins by a vendor designated as the official state mint. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 633 84-0 (2015) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason | et. al.
Relating to certain event trust funds and the abolishment of the special event trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 651 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to an audit of Major Events trust funds conducted by the state auditor. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 677 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to the savings incentive program for state agencies. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Appropriations
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 838 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to the functions of the Office of Immigration and Refugee Affairs, the Governor's Advisory Committee on Immigration and Refugees, and the use of the state's disaster contingency fund for purposes related to immigration and refugees. House: State Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 851 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to reducing the penalty for certain offenders for possession of a small amount of certain controlled substances; creating a dedicated account. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 852 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the disclosure of interested parties by persons contracting with governmental entities and state agencies. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 903 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to procedures for the management, sale, or lease of certain state-owned real property and the management or collection of related funds, including disputed oil and gas royalties owed to the state. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 921 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the creation and administration of a disaster recovery fund. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 940 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to the notification duties of a state governmental entity with public retirement system investment holdings in Sudan or Iran. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 989 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the establishment and administration of a state bullion depository; authorizing fees. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1100 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the eligibility of a Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association Finals Event for funding from the Major Events trust fund. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1124 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to creation of the university research initiative fund, the abolishment of the Texas emerging technology fund, and the disposition of balances from the Texas emerging technology fund. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1172 84-0 (2015) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to the issuance of obligations payable from and secured by the Texas Mobility Fund. Senate: Transportation Co-author authorized
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 1366 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Gonzales, Larry
Relating to the allocation to the Parks and Wildlife Department of the proceeds from taxes imposed on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1415 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the purposes for which the assets of certain revolving funds administered by the Texas Water Development Board may be used. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1428 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the use of silver and gold coins as legal tender. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1493 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to emergency medical air transportation funding. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1512 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles fund. House: Transportation
Senate: Finance
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1586 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to disposition of certain unclaimed money by local telephone exchange companies. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1657 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Miller, Rick
Relating to approval of the issuance of tax and revenue anticipation notes. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 1730 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the administration by the General Land Office of money allocated to this state from the national Housing Trust Fund. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
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 1741 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the use of Texas Emissions Reduction Plan funds for the diesel emissions reduction incentive program. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1830 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the use of a credit or charge card by certain state agencies to make certain purchases. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
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 1922 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the funding of the designated trauma facility and emergency medical services account through the imposition of court costs on persons convicted of certain driving-related offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1923 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the funding of the designated trauma facility and emergency medical services account through the imposition of court costs on persons convicted of certain driving-related offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1925 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester
Relating to the dedication of revenue received from certain court costs to the truancy prevention and diversion fund. House: Appropriations
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1927 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the investment of a portion of the economic stabilization fund balance. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1977 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the use of hunting license fees to help feed hungry Texans. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 2004 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to deferred maintenance funding for state facilities. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
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 5 84-0 (2015) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment dedicating a portion of the revenue derived from the state sales and use tax and the tax imposed on the sale, use, or rental of a motor vehicle to the state highway fund. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Filed with the Secretary of State
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 18 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appropriation of the net revenue received from the imposition of the state sales and use tax on sporting goods. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
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 25 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to dedicate certain money to the purpose of retiring state debt early. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SJR 42 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Proposing a constitutional amendment prescribing the purposes for which revenues from motor vehicle registration fees and taxes on motor fuels and lubricants may be used. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
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 47 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appropriation of the net revenue received from the imposition of the state sales and use tax on sporting goods. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
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 1039 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. 483. Reported enrolled
SR 1064 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. 1295. Reported enrolled
HB 4 83-0 (2013) Author: Ritter, Allan | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the administration of the Texas Water Development Board and the funding of water projects by the board and other entities; authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
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 12 83-0 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to gifts and other consideration made to state agencies for state employee salary supplement or other purposes and to publication by state agencies of staff compensation and related information. House: Transparency in State Agency Operations, Select
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
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 98 83-0 (2013) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to zero-based budgeting for certain entities funded by this state. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Left pending in subcommittee
HB 105 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to the allocation of the proceeds from taxes imposed on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 106 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to the permissible uses of the state highway fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 119 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to citizenship information reported by persons who receive local or state money to provide services to individuals in this state. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 160 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to the reimbursement of state funds used on out-of-state travel by elected officers. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 162 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to the allocation of the proceeds from taxes imposed on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
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 264 83-0 (2013) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don Relating to the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 265 83-0 (2013) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don Relating to the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 479 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to the allocation to the state highway fund of certain revenue from the taxes imposed on the sale, rental, or use of motor vehicles. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform No action taken in committee
HB 486 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to outsourcing a service performed by a health and human services agency to a private commercial contractor. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 514 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda 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. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 515 83-0 (2013) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al. Relating to the remittance of certain taxes and fees and the allocation of certain state money. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 549 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the system benefit fund fee. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 550 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to financing programs for low-income electric customers and certain other electric customers; lowering the amount of a fee; imposing a fee. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
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 782 83-0 (2013) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the allocation of certain motor vehicle sales tax revenue to the state highway fund and to the uses of that revenue. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 785 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to ballot language for a proposition to approve the issuance or increase of debt. House: Elections Withdrawn from schedule
HB 819 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the investment of retirement system funds in certain private business entities doing business in Iran. House: Pensions Considered in Calendars
HB 896 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al. Relating to allowable transfers to the Parks and Wildlife Department and the Texas Historical Commission of proceeds from the taxes on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Left pending in subcommittee
HB 969 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain child protective services workers. House: Human Services Considered in Calendars
HB 1026 83-0 (2013) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the established schedule of payments from the foundation school fund of the yearly entitlement of certain school districts. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1027 83-0 (2013) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the established schedule of payments from the foundation school fund of the yearly entitlement of certain school districts; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1068 83-0 (2013) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to a study by the Legislative Budget Board of the feasibility of preparing an impact statement regarding the effects of certain proposed legislation on a political subdivision. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1105 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the allocation of certain motor fuel tax revenue to the state highway fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1112 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to state assistance for certain county health care expenditures. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1215 83-0 (2013) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to the abolition of the equine incentive program. House: Agriculture & Livestock No action taken in committee
HB 1270 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to certain unclaimed lottery prize money. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1308 83-0 (2013) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to certain economic development programs administered by the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock Postponed
HB 1309 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to authorizing a credit representing motor fuels taxes against, and imposing, a mileage tax and to the use of revenue from that tax; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1315 83-0 (2013) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to annual reports regarding federal funding for state agencies. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
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 1379 83-0 (2013) Author: Toth, Steve | et. al. Relating to coercive conditions placed on the receipt by this state of federal money. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1383 83-0 (2013) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al. Relating to the state contribution for the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1434 83-0 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to payment of tuition to attend public schools for students holding certain United States student visas. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 1627 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the allocation of revenue derived from state gasoline and special fuels taxes. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1787 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the elimination of the discounts allowed for timely filing and prepayment of sales and use taxes and the allocation of certain revenue from those taxes for certain workforce training programs. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 1878 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the allocation of certain revenue to the Texas rail relocation and improvement fund and the Texas emissions reduction plan fund and for congestion mitigation projects. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
HB 1879 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to funds dedicated to the Texas rail relocation and improvement fund. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1880 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to funds dedicated to the Texas rail relocation and improvement fund. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1881 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to funds dedicated to the Texas rail relocation and improvement fund. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
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 1985 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the use of the state highway fund for rail relocation and improvement. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1991 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to district or county attorneys engaged in the business of debt collection; authorizing a civil penalty. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2027 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Relating to the amount of unclaimed lottery prize money to be deposited in the fund for veterans' assistance. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2031 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to payments made to certain voter registrars for certain voter registration activities. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2043 83-0 (2013) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the Texas Mobility Fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2078 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to imposing an additional mixed beverage tax and depositing the revenue in the crime victim compensation fund. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2083 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to the appropriation of service fees collected by the state and distributed to regional planning commissions via the commission. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Referred to Government Efficiency & Reform
HB 2089 83-0 (2013) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the powers and duties of the General Land Office, including the abolition of the Texas Facilities Commission and the transfer of its duties to the General Land Office. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 2116 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Susan | et. al. Relating to the creation of the 1st Multicounty Court at Law composed of Fisher, Mitchell, and Nolan Counties and the abolishment of the County Court at Law of Nolan County; imposing a stenographer's fee. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2151 83-0 (2013) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to a grant program to promote good citizenship and anger management. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2202 83-0 (2013) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the disposition of fees collected by or on behalf of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles; authorizing fees. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 2203 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to curriculum and end-of-course assessment requirements for high school graduation, including the establishment of a workforce certification program and the elimination of certain tax discounts to fund the program. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 2278 83-0 (2013) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al. Relating to the state highway fund. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2302 83-0 (2013) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to signing electronic or digital court documents, to the electronic filing system established by the Texas Supreme Court, to the statewide electronic filing system fund, to certain court fees and court costs, and to recovery of electronic filing fees by taxing units; imposing and authorizing certain fees. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2326 83-0 (2013) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to creating a disadvantaged business assistance program to be operated by the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2333 83-0 (2013) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the collection and disposition of fees for an application of title. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2340 83-0 (2013) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Texas First Investment Fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2385 83-0 (2013) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to eliminating the requirement that a combined group include in its franchise tax report information about gross receipts of members who do not have nexus with this state. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
HB 2464 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to an additional fee for certain birth records to fund child abuse prevention programs; imposing a fee. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2492 83-0 (2013) Author: Frank, James 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. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2531 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John Relating to the use of money in the spaceport trust fund for programs related to the aerospace industry. House: Economic & Small Business Development Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2672 83-0 (2013) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to a change in the distribution of money in the state lottery account. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2714 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to a waiver of sovereign immunity by public institutions of higher education with respect to certain contracts paid using institutional funds. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2716 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the investment authority of certain independent school districts. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
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 2770 83-0 (2013) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the investment of a portion of the economic stabilization fund balance. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform
Senate: Finance
Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
HB 2799 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the transfer from the state to a county of a portion of the revenue derived from oil and gas leases of land owned by the county to be used by the county for road maintenance purposes. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2800 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to funding for certain county transportation infrastructure projects. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2891 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to duties of the comptroller's office regarding state-owned intellectual property and commercial equity. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
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 2962 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the use of a credit or charge card by certain state agencies to make certain purchases. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Business & Commerce
Motion withdrawn
HB 2966 83-0 (2013) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the investment authority of the comptroller. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3005 83-0 (2013) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the authority of the Texas Workforce Commission to use certain unemployment compensation funds for reemployment activities. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 3028 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the use of the skills development fund and other funds available to the Texas Workforce Commission to support certain joint credit courses offered by school districts under agreements with lower-division institutions of higher education. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 3039 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to financing programs and activities related to rural economic development; authorizing a fee. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3040 83-0 (2013) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the creation of a fee on registration of a vehicle to fund transportation projects. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3115 83-0 (2013) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the powers and duties of the Legislative Budget Board, including the receipt of reports by the board. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3129 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to certain comprehensive development agreements of the Texas Department of Transportation or a regional mobility authority. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3182 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to changing eligibility requirements, limiting disbursements for eligible expenses and changing reporting requirements under the major events trust fund and events trust fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
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 3421 83-0 (2013) Author: Lavender, George Relating to the distribution of certain amounts of unclaimed money to county road and bridge funds. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3488 83-0 (2013) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to financial accounting and reporting of pension benefits for employees of this state and political subdivisions of this state. House: Pensions Referred to Pensions
HB 3505 83-0 (2013) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to the establishment and administration of a state bullion depository and the investment of certain public money in precious metals and depository accounts. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3578 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the allocation and transfer of money from the capital access fund by the Texas Economic Development Bank. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3579 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to investment of the economic stabilization fund. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Left pending in subcommittee
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 3591 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to state funding to support economic development; providing for the imposition of a fee. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 3608 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to the evaluation by Texas Water Development Board of applications for financial assistance for certain retail public utilities. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 3622 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and the FAIR Plan Association. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3651 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the management and use of the Texas preservation trust fund. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3658 83-0 (2013) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the use of the Texas emissions reduction plan fund. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3690 83-0 (2013) Author: Carter, Stefani Relating to a study comparing the compensation of state employees to the compensation of private sector employees. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Referred to Government Efficiency & Reform
HB 3711 83-0 (2013) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" Relating to imposing an uncompensated care fee on certain hospitals to provide state funding for the Medicaid program. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3721 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to facilitation by the state of refinancing of school district debt. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3733 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to county expenditures for certain health care services. House: County Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3751 83-0 (2013) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the use of certain letters of credit as related to the deposit and investment of public funds. House: Investments & Financial Services Referred to Investments & Financial Services
HB 3828 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to restrictions on tax and fee benefits for certain private entities that outsource jobs to foreign countries; changing taxes and fees. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3855 83-0 (2013) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to fiscal matters. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HCR 218 83-0 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 12. Signed by the Governor
HJR 22 83-0 (2013) 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 Referred to Ways & Means
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 25 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment to dedicate net revenue from the state lottery to support educational programs that benefit classroom teaching in the state's public schools and to prohibit certain lottery advertisements and promotions. 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 35 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Supporting the ratification of a proposed amendment to the Constitution of the United States providing for a balanced federal budget. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select No action taken in committee
HJR 40 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appropriation of the net revenue received from the imposition of the state sales and use tax on sporting goods. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
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 64 83-0 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment discontinuing the authority to issue bonded indebtedness on behalf of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 68 83-0 (2013) Author: Phillips, Larry | 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: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
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 95 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the purposes for which revenues from motor vehicle registration fees and taxes on motor fuels and lubricants may be used. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
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 107 83-0 (2013) Author: Pickett, Joseph Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to impose by general law an additional motor vehicle registration fee to be deposited into the Texas Mobility Fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 108 83-0 (2013) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al. 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 - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Left pending in subcommittee
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 3042 83-0 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 12. Reported enrolled
HR 3094 83-0 (2013) Author: Otto, John Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 6. Reported enrolled
SB 69 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to certain reimbursements provided for the collection of sales and use taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 70 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the amount of the discount allowed for prepayment of sales and use taxes and the allocation of certain revenue from those taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 71 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to eligibility for the tax reduction for certain high-cost gas and the allocation of certain gas production tax revenue. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 79 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to dedicating money in the system benefit fund to certain purposes. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
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 127 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to the creation of certain funding formulas and policies and to certain public health evaluations by the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 150 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the cancer prevention and research fund. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
No action taken in committee
SB 156 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to achievement benchmarks in fiscal notes and to legislative review of those benchmarks. Senate: Administration Left pending in committee
SB 175 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the allocation of the proceeds from taxes imposed on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
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 224 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the availability of money from the economic stabilization fund to be used for the purposes of projects in the state water plan. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 287 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to the allocation of certain motor vehicle sales tax revenue to the state highway fund and to the uses of that revenue. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 325 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Relating to the system benefit fund fee. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 326 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Relating to financing programs for low-income electric customers and certain other electric customers. 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 446 83-0 (2013) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to allowable transfers to the Parks and Wildlife Department and the Texas Historical Commission of proceeds from the taxes on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Appropriations
SB 453 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Relating to payment of tuition to attend public schools for students holding certain United States student visas. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
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 581 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Villarreal, Mike
Relating to procedures for securing the deposit of public funds. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 626 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to fees collected by the Automobile Burglary and Theft Prevention Authority. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 663 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Relating to the amount of unclaimed lottery prize money to be deposited in the fund for veterans' assistance. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 737 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain child protective services workers. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 758 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim | et. al.
Relating to the established schedule of payments from the foundation school fund of the yearly entitlement of certain school districts. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 806 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Relating to the use of a credit or charge card by a state agency to make certain purchases. Senate: Government Organization No action taken in committee
SB 872 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to county expenditures for certain health care services. House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 888 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the initial inspection period for certain vehicles. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
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 933 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the allocation of the proceeds from taxes imposed on the sale, storage, or use of sporting goods. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
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 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 1027 83-0 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the coordination of state and federal standards and reporting requirements related to the receipt of certain federal money. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1129 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to a semiannual report on revenue collections prepared by the comptroller. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1146 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the statewide electronic filing system fund and to certain court fees and court costs to fund the account; imposing fees. Senate: Jurisprudence Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1214 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Darby, Drew
Relating to certain economic development programs administered by the Department of Agriculture. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 1222 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the control of conditional federal funds for state programs. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1258 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to improving access to nursing education programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 1288 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the disposition of fees collected by or on behalf of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles; authorizing fees. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1293 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to creating a disadvantaged business assistance program to be operated by the Texas Department of Transportation. Senate: Transportation Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1319 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to certain comprehensive development agreements of the Texas Department of Transportation or a regional mobility authority. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1370 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the deposit of money received from the federal government. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1390 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, John | et. al.
Relating to an audit by the state auditor of the Texas Enterprise Fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1391 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to a requirement that the comptroller perform a study of the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
SB 1392 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to an audit by the state auditor and a study by the comptroller of the events trust funds. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
SB 1445 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to imposing an uncompensated care fee on certain hospitals to provide state funding for the Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1500 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the criteria to be used by the Texas Water Development Board in prioritizing applications for funds for the implementation of water supply projects. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
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 1536 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to the Texas military; imposing criminal penalties; authorizing fees. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1546 83-0 (2013) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the management and use of the Texas preservation trust fund. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1617 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to providing loan repayment assistance for physicians providing services to certain patients. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1652 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the fiscal transparency and accountability of certain entities responsible for public money. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
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 1700 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and the FAIR Plan Association and the renaming of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association as the Texas Residual Insurance Plan. Senate: Business & Commerce Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1727 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Isaac, Jason | et. al.
Relating to the use of the Texas emissions reduction plan fund. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
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 1 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the State Water Implementation Fund for Texas and the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas to assist in the financing of priority projects in the state water plan. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
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 17 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appropriation of the net revenue received from the imposition of the state sales and use tax on sporting goods. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SJR 19 83-0 (2013) Author: Eltife, Kevin | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment discontinuing the authority to issue bonded indebtedness on behalf of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 20 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert | 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. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
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 38 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the state infrastructure fund and board to provide financial assistance for certain projects related to economic development infrastructure and for the transfer to the fund of money from the economic stabilization fund; making an appropriation. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 39 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the new capacity fund and the dedication of certain state revenue to that fund. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 47 83-0 (2013) Author: Eltife, Kevin Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the rate of the state sales and use tax and dedicating revenue derived from that rate increase to repaying certain transportation bonds. 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 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 64 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Proposing a constitutional amendment providing immediate additional revenue for the state budget by creating the Texas Gaming Commission, and authorizing and regulating the operation of casino games and slot machines by a limited number of licensed operators and certain Indian tribes. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SJR 65 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing a transportation infrastructure fund to assist counties in this state in the construction, reconstruction, or maintenance of transportation infrastructure that is intended to alleviate degradation caused by the exploration, development, or production of oil or gas. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SR 1080 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 12. Reported enrolled
SR 1091 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 6. Reported enrolled
HB 20 83-1 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to the allocation of certain motor vehicle sales, use, and rental tax revenue to the state highway fund and to the uses of that revenue. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 22 83-1 (2013) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the Texas Mobility Fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 29 83-1 (2013) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the allocation of certain motor vehicle sales tax revenue to the state highway fund and to the uses of that revenue. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
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 52 83-1 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the allocation of revenue derived from state gasoline and special fuels taxes. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 65 83-1 (2013) Author: Frank, James 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. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 9 83-1 (2013) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for the transfer of certain general revenue to the state highway fund and the economic stabilization fund and to authorize the payment from the state highway fund of the principal and interest on certain highway improvement bonds. House: Appropriations Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HJR 11 83-1 (2013) 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
HJR 12 83-1 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the transfer of general revenue to the state highway fund and the economic stabilization fund and authorizing the payment from the state highway fund of the principal and interest on certain highway improvement bonds. 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 14 83-1 (2013) Author: Phillips, Larry Proposing a constitutional amendment dedicating certain revenue derived from the tax imposed on the sale of motor vehicles to the state highway fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 18 83-1 (2013) Author: Taylor, Van Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the allocation of certain interest and investment income from the economic stabilization fund to the purposes of public education, water development projects, and transportation. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 19 83-1 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the transfer of general revenue to the state highway fund and the economic stabilization fund and authorizing the payment from the state highway fund of the principal and interest on certain highway improvement bonds. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 45 83-1 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Relating to the use of certain funds to finance the instructional facilities allotment and the existing debt allotment of public schools. Filed
SB 50 83-1 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the use of money in the state highway fund. Filed
SJR 2 83-1 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry | 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 other money deposited to the state highway fund. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
House passage as amended reported
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
SJR 9 83-1 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for the transfer of certain general revenue to the state highway fund, the foundation school fund, and the economic stabilization fund and to authorize the payment from the state highway fund of the principal and interest on certain highway improvement bonds. Co-author authorized
SJR 10 83-1 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna Proposing a constitutional amendment prescribing the purposes for which revenues from motor vehicle registration fees, certain motor vehicle-related taxes, and certain revenues received from the federal government may be used. Filed
HB 8 83-2 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the allocation of certain motor vehicle sales, use, and rental tax revenue to the state highway fund and to the uses of that revenue. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 9 83-2 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the allocation of revenue derived from state gasoline and special fuels taxes. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 15 83-2 (2013) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the Texas Mobility Fund. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
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 33 83-2 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the reimbursement of state funds used on out-of-state travel by elected officers. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 38 83-2 (2013) Author: Frank, James 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. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 54 83-2 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the deposit to the state highway fund and the Texas emissions reduction plan fund of certain motor vehicle sales tax revenue. Filed
HB 55 83-2 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the allocation of certain motor vehicle sales tax revenue to the state highway fund. Filed
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 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
HJR 8 83-2 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the transfer of general revenue to the state highway fund and the economic stabilization fund and authorizing the payment from the state highway fund of the principal and interest on certain highway improvement bonds. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 10 83-2 (2013) 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 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 36 83-2 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the use of money in the state highway fund. 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 5 83-2 (2013) Author: Eltife, Kevin Proposing a constitutional amendment temporarily increasing the rate of the state sales and use tax and dedicating revenue derived from that rate increase to repaying certain transportation bonds and other obligations. Filed
SJR 6 83-2 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing a transportation infrastructure fund to assist counties in alleviating degradation to transportation infrastructure caused by the exploration, development, or production of oil or gas. Filed
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 10 83-2 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna Proposing a constitutional amendment prescribing the purposes for which revenues from motor vehicle registration fees, certain motor vehicle-related taxes, and certain revenues received from the federal government may be used. 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 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 7 83-3 (2013) Author: Frank, James 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. House: Transportation Funding, Select Referred to Transportation Funding, Select
HB 12 83-3 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the allocation of certain motor vehicle sales tax revenue to the state highway fund. House: Transportation Funding, Select Referred to Transportation Funding, Select
HB 13 83-3 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the deposit to the state highway fund and the Texas emissions reduction plan fund of certain motor vehicle sales tax revenue. 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
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
HB 18 82-0 (2011) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of laws governing immigration. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 21 82-0 (2011) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al. Relating to reporting by state agencies on the financial effect of providing services to illegal immigrants. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 60 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to a cost of living increase applicable to benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 81 82-0 (2011) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the use of public funds to print certain public documents in a language other than English and other bilingual requirements. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 85 82-0 (2011) Author: Simpson, David | et. al. Relating to the state's or a state governmental entity's provision of support for the performance of an abortion or abortion-related services. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 259 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to an assessment on subscription video service providers. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
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 442 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the establishment of an emergency radio infrastructure account. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 465 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to abolishing the Texas Enterprise Fund, the Texas emerging technology fund, the Pan American Games trust fund, the Olympic Games trust fund, and a major events trust fund, a motor sports racing trust fund, and an events trust fund for sporting and non-sporting events. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 466 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the authority to enter into certain agreements relating to the Texas Enterprise Fund, the Texas emerging technology fund, or certain trust funds for sporting and non-sporting events and the money in those funds. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 519 82-0 (2011) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to financing programs for low-income electric customers and certain other electric customers. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 578 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to state financing of public transportation. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 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 593 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al. Relating to the powers and duties of the state auditor's office. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 623 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to the detection and reporting of unauthorized immigration, the collection and dissemination of information concerning unauthorized immigration, the legal treatment or classification of unauthorized immigrants for certain purposes, the enforcement of certain laws governing immigration, and the establishment of English as the official language of this state. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 630 82-0 (2011) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the environmental review process for transportation projects. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 651 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to certain restrictions on funds administered by the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
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 785 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to restrictions on the use of state funds to benefit private entities that outsource jobs to foreign countries. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 791 82-0 (2011) Author: Lewis, Tryon Relating to prohibiting certain contracts for investment services for state funds. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 832 82-0 (2011) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to a cost of living increase applicable to benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 880 82-0 (2011) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to making an appropriation to the Texas Department of Transportation for a streetcar line in Dallas. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 967 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John Relating to the computation of the state debt limit. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1000 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to the distribution of money appropriated from the national research university fund; making an appropriation. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 1131 82-0 (2011) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to the permissible uses of the state highway fund. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1172 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the use of the fund for veterans' assistance. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1232 82-0 (2011) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to outsourcing a service performed by a state agency to a private commercial contractor. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1276 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to state actions necessary to maximize federal funding for certain transportation projects and activities in this state. House: Transportation Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 1327 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to the creation of a grant program to defray the cost of constructing a new health facility in a rural county. House: County Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1497 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the allocation of certain federal career and technical education funds. House: Higher Education Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 1521 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John Relating to re-creating the scholarship trust fund for fifth-year accounting students as a trust fund outside the treasury. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1553 82-0 (2011) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to citizenship information reported by persons, including state agencies, political subdivisions of this state, nonprofit organizations, and public and private entities, who receive local or state money to provide services. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1579 82-0 (2011) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to information resources technologies of state agencies. House: State Affairs No action taken 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 1614 82-0 (2011) Author: Gooden, Lance | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to fees for process server certification. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/11
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 1662 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Susan | et. al. Relating to the use of money from the permanent fund for health-related programs to provide grants to nursing education programs. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1727 82-0 (2011) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to the sale and sale and leaseback of certain state property. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1732 82-0 (2011) Author: Ritter, Allan
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the provision by the Texas Water Development Board of financial assistance for certain projects. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1734 82-0 (2011) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Development Board to provide financial assistance for certain projects if the applicant has failed to complete a request for information relevant to the project. House: Natural Resources Considered in Calendars
HB 1879 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the use of money appropriated out of the general revenue fund for the provision of postsecondary educational programs to persons confined or imprisoned in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
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 1963 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the funding of scholarships by license fees. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2030 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the use of money made available to certain counties by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for local initiative air quality projects. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2092 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Susan | et. al. Relating to self-directed and semi-independent status of certain health care regulatory agencies; making an appropriation. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2184 82-0 (2011) Author: Lewis, Tryon | et. al. Relating to the disposal of low-level radioactive waste under the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Compact. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2213 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the imposition of a tax on certain sweetened beverages and ingredients used to make certain sweetened beverages and to the use of certain revenue for the promotion of children's health programs; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2214 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the imposition of a tax on certain sweetened beverages and ingredients used to make certain sweetened beverages and to the use of the revenue for the promotion of children's health programs; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2226 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to authorized investments for governmental entities. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2251 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Public Finance Authority. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
HB 2259 82-0 (2011) Author: Aliseda, Jose Relating to a drilling permit road fee for county repair and maintenance of public roads. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2319 82-0 (2011) Author: Smithee, John Relating to premium tax credits for examination and evaluation fees paid by insurers. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2346 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to authorized investments for ports and navigation districts. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2491 82-0 (2011) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to a moratorium on certain testing and assessments of certain public school students under the public school accountability system. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2527 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the allocation of certain motor vehicle sales tax revenue to the state highway fund and to the uses of that revenue. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2547 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the definition of little cigars and tobacco products tax on little cigars. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2572 82-0 (2011) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Relating to the public school finance system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2578 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to the preparation of economic impact statements for legislative measures. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2626 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to the distribution of money appropriated from the national research university fund and to one or more audits of the information necessary to establish eligibility for that distribution. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2630 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al. Relating to the formal recognition and administration of The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
HB 2637 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to premarital education courses. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2646 82-0 (2011) Author: Orr, Rob | et. al. Relating to distribution by the School Land Board of revenue derived from permanent school fund land or other properties to the available school fund. House: Appropriations Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2720 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to unpaid furloughs for state employees. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 2760 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John Relating to species-protection programs for the Edwards Aquifer, the Guadalupe River Basin, the San Antonio River Basin, and the San Antonio Bay and estuary system; imposing a tax. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
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 2881 82-0 (2011) Author: Scott, Connie Relating to state financing of public transportation. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2914 82-0 (2011) Author: Frullo, John Relating to the study of efficiency, productivity, and cost-effectiveness in state agency operations. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Referred to Government Efficiency & Reform
HB 2929 82-0 (2011) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to authorization to impose an administrative penalty on salvage vehicle dealers. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2938 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to a grant program for certain natural gas motor vehicles. House: Energy Resources Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2969 82-0 (2011) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to authorizing the sale of certain real property held by certain state agencies. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2989 82-0 (2011) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al. Relating to establishing the Workplace Fraud Prevention Act; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry Considered in Calendars
HB 3042 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim | et. al. Relating to the creation of an instant-ticket lottery game with revenue dedicated to providing grants for breast cancer research, education, and patient treatment and support. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3069 82-0 (2011) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to the investment authority of the comptroller. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
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 3273 82-0 (2011) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to 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
HB 3379 82-0 (2011) Author: Shelton, Mark Relating to the appointment of members of the Correctional Managed Health Care Committee, and the authority of the Correctional Managed Health Care Committee to direct the allocation of legislative appropriations for the purpose of providing health care to the persons confined by the department. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
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 3553 82-0 (2011) Author: Carter, Stefani Relating to unauthorized towing. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures 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 3640 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the remittance and allocation of certain taxes and fees. 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 3646 82-0 (2011) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the powers and duties of the Legislative Budget Board, including the receipt of reports by the board. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 3658 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John Relating to the judicial and court personnel training fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3660 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John Relating to requiring the secretary of state to publish the session laws of the legislature electronically and eliminating certain requirements for publishing and distributing volumes of the session laws. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3664 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John Relating to the calculation of the amount of state aid to be received by community supervision and corrections departments. 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
HB 3675 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to assessments and taxes on subscription video service providers. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3684 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to evaluating governmental financial matters. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3705 82-0 (2011) Author: Hamilton, Mike Relating to the creation of the disaster reconstruction coordination office within the governor's office; creating the disaster contingency account. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3735 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the composition of the Texas Commission on Fire Protection and the disposition of certain fees collected by the commission. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3740 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the preservation and maintenance of the Alamo and the financial accountability and transparency of persons granted care and custody over certain historic state real properties. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 3765 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the date on which certain payments are made by the state under the Foundation School Program. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3793 82-0 (2011) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the permissible uses of the state highway fund. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HCR 75 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Expressing the intent of the legislature to avoid placing unfunded mandates on local governments. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 5 82-0 (2011) Author: Otto, John | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding an increase in the maximum amount to be retained in the constitutional economic stabilization fund and dedicating for deposit in that fund certain sales and use tax revenues. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 22 82-0 (2011) Author: Simpson, David | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit the state or a governmental entity in the state from providing support for the performance of an abortion or abortion-related services. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 32 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Proposing a constitutional amendment to dedicate net revenue from the state lottery to support educational programs that benefit classroom teaching in the state's public schools and to prohibit certain lottery advertisements and promotions. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
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 34 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Supporting the ratification of a proposed amendment to the Constitution of the United States providing for a balanced federal budget. House: State Sovereignty, Select 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 71 82-0 (2011) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to set the maximum salary of certain elected public officers. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 77 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Proposing a constitutional amendment dedicating certain revenue derived from the tax imposed on the sale, use, or rental of motor vehicles to the state highway fund. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 78 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the purposes for which revenues from motor vehicle registration fees and taxes on motor fuels and lubricants may be used. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 96 82-0 (2011) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Proposing a constitutional amendment abolishing the State Board of Education and transferring the board's constitutional functions to the Texas Education Agency. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HJR 127 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the use of state funds to pay for the obligations of a local public retirement system. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Committee report sent to Calendars
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 2730 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 23. 3 hr. notice-for consideration
SB 20 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Sponsor: Strama, Mark | et. al.
Relating to grant programs for certain natural gas motor vehicles and alternative fuel facilities. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
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 73 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to debt issuance authority of and funding for the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Reported favorably as substituted
SB 135 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the permissible uses of the state highway fund. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 164 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to a fixed academic cost option for resident undergraduate students at general academic teaching institutions. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 202 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al. Relating to achievement benchmarks in fiscal notes and to legislative review of those benchmarks. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Administration
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 319 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to financing programs for low-income electric customers and certain other electric customers. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 334 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the applicability of the constitutional limit on state debt payable from the general revenues of the state to bonds issued by the Texas Water Development Board. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 363 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the cessation of tolls by toll project entities in certain circumstances. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 370 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Development Board to provide financial assistance for certain projects if the applicant has failed to complete a request for information relevant to the project. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 421 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to the computation of the state debt limit. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 505 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to state financing of public transportation. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 523 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the allocation of certain motor vehicle sales tax revenue to the state highway fund and to the uses of that revenue. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 557 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to the distribution of money appropriated from the national research university fund. Senate: Higher Education No action taken in committee
SB 592 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the powers and duties of the state auditor's office. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 643 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the creation of a grant program to defray the cost of constructing a new health facility in a rural county. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture & Rural Affairs
SB 654 82-0 (2011) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Public Finance Authority. Senate: Government Organization Committee report printed and distributed
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 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 702 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the preparation of economic impact statements for legislative measures. 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 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 777 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Otto, John
Relating to re-creating the scholarship trust fund for fifth-year accounting students as a trust fund outside the state treasury. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 780 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to the creation of an instant-ticket lottery game with revenue dedicated to the TEXAS grant program. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 794 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Susan | et. al.
Relating to the use of money from the permanent fund for health-related programs to provide grants to nursing education programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
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 977 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Torres, Raul
Relating to the imposition, use, rebate, and refund of certain taxes related to certain hotel business revenue. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 991 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John | et. al. Relating to the administration of the Texas Enterprise Fund and the Texas emerging technology fund and of awards from those funds. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 994 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to imposing costs on conviction in certain drug cases to support law enforcement. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1068 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the lease of certain state parking facilities to other persons. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
SB 1115 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to fraud against the state and actions by the state and private persons to prosecute those frauds; providing a civil penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1146 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to programs funded under the Texas emissions reduction plan fund. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1252 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to evaluating and providing for efficient government resource allocation. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1282 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to a prohibition on the use of revenue sharing as a means of repayment of Texas Department of Transportation cost participation in a toll facility of a public entity. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1291 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the budget of certain divisions of the Texas Department of Insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
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 1428 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to authorizing the designation of an area adjacent to a state highway project as a transportation finance zone, and authorizing the revenue from the state sales and use taxes imposed in the zone to be deposited in a revolving fund and used to repay financial assistance provided from the fund for highway projects. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1461 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the creation of the disaster reconstruction coordination office within the governor's office; creating the disaster contingency account. Senate: International Relations & Trade Left pending in committee
SB 1466 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the powers and duties of the Vehicle and Watercraft Crime Prevention Authority and to the creation of the vehicle and watercraft crime prevention account. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 1512 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to fees for process server certification. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1537 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the fiscal note associated with certain proposed state agency rules. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1540 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the size of paper supplies and filing cabinets that may be purchased by the legislature and legislative agencies. Senate: Administration Referred to Administration
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 1587 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the remittance and allocation of certain taxes and fees. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
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 1595 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to species-protection programs for the Edwards Aquifer, the Guadalupe River Basin, the San Antonio River Basin, and the San Antonio Bay and estuary system; imposing a tax. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1635 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy
Sponsor: Farias, Joe
Relating to contributions to the fund for veterans' assistance. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 1673 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the composition of the Texas Commission on Fire Protection and the disposition of certain fees collected by the commission. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1739 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al.
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to the use of the fund for veterans' assistance. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 1762 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to state financing of public transportation. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1840 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the preservation and maintenance of the Alamo and the financial accountability and transparency of persons granted care and custody over certain historic state real properties. Senate: Administration Referred to Administration
SB 1867 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to premarital education courses. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1869 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the creation, fines, and funding of the Railroad Commission of Texas operating account. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 22 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment dedicating certain revenue derived from the tax imposed on the sale of motor vehicles to the state highway fund. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SJR 24 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Proposing a constitutional amendment exempting political subdivisions from unfunded legislative mandates and authorizing the legislature to provide funding for legislative mandates on political subdivisions. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
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 30 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Proposing a constitutional amendment dedicating certain revenue derived from any increases in taxes on motor fuel to the repayment of certain transportation-related state debt. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
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 42 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit the Texas Transportation Commission, subject to legislative review and approval, to designate the area adjacent to a state highway project as a transportation finance zone and authorizing the revenue from the state sales and use taxes imposed in the zone to be deposited in a revolving fund and used to repay financial assistance provided from the fund for certain purposes. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 21 82-1 (2011) Author: Shelton, Mark Relating to the reduction in force of teachers employed by a school district. House: Public Education Postponed
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 59 82-1 (2011) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to reporting by state agencies on the financial effect of providing services to illegal immigrants. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 63 82-1 (2011) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to a moratorium on administering assessment instruments to public school students under the public school accountability system. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 81 82-1 (2011) Author: White, James Relating to required individual health insurance coverage. Filed
HJR 11 82-1 (2011) Author: Legler, Ken Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the use of the assets of certain associations established by the legislature of this state for the purpose of providing certain insurance coverage. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
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 232 82-1 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
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 31 82-1 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the guarantee of open-enrollment charter school bonds by the permanent school fund. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
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 130 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
HB 51 81-0 (2009) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to measures to enhance and maintain the quality of state universities, including funding and incentives to support emerging public research universities, to the abolition of the higher education fund, to the institutional groupings under the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board's accountability system, to the independent status of Lamar Institute of Technology, to research conducted by public universities and other state entities, and to the authorization of revenue bonds for certain institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
See remarks for effective date
HB 77 81-0 (2009) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the collateralization of certain public funds and to custodians with which certain pledged securities may be deposited; providing administrative penalties. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Finance
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 81 81-0 (2009) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the use of public funds to print certain public documents in a language other than English and other bilingual requirements. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 84 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to a cost of living increase applicable to benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 213 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to the amount and disposition of funds retained by a state agency under the savings incentive program for state agencies. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
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 464 81-0 (2009) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the preparation by the Legislative Budget Board of a dynamic fiscal impact statement for certain bills and joint resolutions affecting taxes and fees. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 581 81-0 (2009) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to outsourcing a service performed by a state agency to a private commercial contractor. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 686 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to a cost of living increase applicable to benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 689 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the state contribution to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 801 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the investment of the permanent university fund in certain business entities doing business in Sudan. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 911 81-0 (2009) Author: Smithee, John Relating to adoption of a temporary program for the operation and funding of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 931 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to requiring minority impact statements for state agency grant applications. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 1047 81-0 (2009) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al. Relating to the permissible uses of the state highway fund. House: Transportation Considered in Calendars
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 1222 81-0 (2009) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the financial audit of certain regional transportation authorities by the state auditor. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1279 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to dedication of a portion of unclaimed lottery revenues to the Texas rail relocation and improvement fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1299 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Relating to the fund for veterans' assistance and the creation of a lottery game to benefit the fund. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1378 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to methods for the recovery of system restoration costs incurred by electric utilities following hurricanes, tropical storms, ice or snow storms, floods, and other weather-related events and natural disasters. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1408 81-0 (2009) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to the state contribution to and certain annuities under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 1433 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the amount of the annual water quality fee imposed on holders of wastewater discharge permits and on users of water. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
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 1703 81-0 (2009) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to a biennial report on the cost to the state of services provided to illegal aliens. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1731 81-0 (2009) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve | et. al.
Relating to money available for consumer incentive or rebate programs for alternatively fueled appliances or equipment. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1815 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the creation of a state agency to facilitate public-private partnerships to plan and take action regarding governmental projects. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1950 81-0 (2009) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to state travel policies and procedures for the reimbursement or payment of travel expenses. House: State Affairs Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 1963 81-0 (2009) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to eliminating the limitation on lottery advertising expenses based on the lottery prize payout percentage. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2017 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to conducting a study to improve transparency in the state's budgeting process and electronic access to information about the state budget. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2037 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Permanent School Fund Management Council to manage the permanent school fund; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
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 2141 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to one-time supplemental payments of retirement and death benefits by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
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 2300 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to restrictions on the use of state funds to benefit private entities that outsource jobs to foreign countries. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Referred to Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
HB 2455 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to a one-time supplemental annuity payment by the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 2489 81-0 (2009) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the allocation of revenue from the motor vehicle sales tax to the state highway fund. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
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 2536 81-0 (2009) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the floodplain management account. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 2563 81-0 (2009) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Relating to determination of and notification regarding the state compression percentage under the public school finance system and the elimination of property taxes for school district maintenance and operations. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2725 81-0 (2009) Author: Woolley, Beverly Relating to the posting by a governmental entity on an Internet website of information relating to certain business relationships and to venue for and prosecution by the attorney general of offenses related to the disclosure of those relationships. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
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 2942 81-0 (2009) Author: Dunnam, Jim | et. al. Relating to accountability and transparency in government operations, including disclosure, oversight, and enforcement measures; providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
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 3285 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to capital improvements and technological enhancements of nursing homes. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3286 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the child health plan program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
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 3361 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to a study by the comptroller on the use of call options by state government as a hedge against inflation in the cost of commodities purchased by state government. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3394 81-0 (2009) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the permissible uses of the state highway fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3396 81-0 (2009) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to requiring a state agency that is undergoing review by the Sunset Advisory Commission to undergo a financial audit and submit a zero-based budget in connection with the review. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3526 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Water Development Board and related entities, including the funding of projects by the board and the composition, duties, recommendations, and expenses of entities created to study and provide advice regarding environmental flows. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Conf. Comm. Report printed and distributed
HB 3534 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the payment of a judgment against the state in favor of Marilou Morrison. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3541 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the colonia self-help program. House: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3561 81-0 (2009) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the permissible uses of the state highway fund. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3607 81-0 (2009) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to authorized investments for governmental entities. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Placed on General State Calendar
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 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 3789 81-0 (2009) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to the Texas emerging technology fund. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Referred to Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
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 3917 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al. Relating to the creation and administration of the Texas Local Participation Transportation Program. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3984 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to an analysis of available federal funding, state-federal matching expenditures, and related legislation. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3996 81-0 (2009) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to requiring the state disbursement unit to disburse payments to obligees electronically. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Reported favorably as substituted
HB 4076 81-0 (2009) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Texas Power Source. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
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 4110 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the purchase, donation, and sale of promotional items by the Texas Water Development Board. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/09
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 4169 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the administration and use of public or private funds designated for college scholarships. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 4180 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the allocation of funds for public transportation by the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 4203 81-0 (2009) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Transportation to enter into funding agreements to expedite an agency's environmental review duties related to transportation projects. House: Transportation Companion considered in lieu of in committee
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 4351 81-0 (2009) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to the administration and operation of, and the participation of state employees in, the state's programs for prepaying or saving toward the costs of attending an institution of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
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 4552 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to certain Medicaid waiver programs. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4582 81-0 (2009) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the powers and duties of the Legislative Budget Board, including the receipt of reports by the board. House: Appropriations Meeting cancelled
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 4584 81-0 (2009) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to improving efficiency in state government and reducing state government spending. House: Appropriations Meeting cancelled
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 4587 81-0 (2009) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to providing information to state employees regarding the availability of Medicaid and other health benefits coverage for their children. House: Appropriations Meeting cancelled
HB 4588 81-0 (2009) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to requiring the Department of Family and Protective Services to apply for Medicaid for certain children in the conservatorship of the state. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4589 81-0 (2009) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to a state purchasing preference for certain pharmaceutical manufacturers. House: Appropriations Meeting cancelled
HB 4590 81-0 (2009) Author: Pitts, Jim
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to transfers from the permanent school fund to the available school fund. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HCR 116 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne Directing all state agencies and local governments to ensure that federal stimulus funding be used only to finance one-time, non-recurring expenses that do not require permanent changes to Texas law and that federal stimulus funds received by the state not impact the maintenance of effort required by any public health, public education, or welfare program to attract federal matching funds in the future. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HJR 37 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Proposing a constitutional amendment to dedicate net revenue from the state lottery to certain public school purposes. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HJR 38 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding the rainy day fund and dedicating certain surplus revenues to property tax reduction. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 71 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Supporting the ratification of a proposed amendment to the Constitution of the United States providing for a federal balanced budget. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 77 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to create the Permanent School Fund Management Council to assume the duty of the State Board of Education to manage the permanent school fund and to allow the School Land Board to transfer funds from the permanent school fund to the available school fund. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
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 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 139 81-0 (2009) Author: Branch, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the national research university fund to enable emerging research universities in this state to achieve national prominence as major research universities and transferring the balance of the higher education fund to the national research university fund. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HR 2925 81-0 (2009) Author: Branch, Dan Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 51. Reported enrolled
HR 2963 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 4102. Reported enrolled
SB 121 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to certain state purchases from entities doing business in Sudan; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 123 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to dedicating money in the system benefit fund to certain purposes. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 172 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to financial incentives and other assistance to develop and maintain excellence in specific programs and fields of study at public institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 210 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to certain prohibited lottery games. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 216 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to the permissible uses of the state highway fund. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security No action taken in committee
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 314 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the treatment of longevity pay that is paid to certain state judges and justices. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 421 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the fund for veterans' assistance and the creation of a lottery game to benefit the fund. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 450 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to prohibiting the investment of retirement system funds in certain private business entities doing business in Iran. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 496 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to certain unlawful acts involving state money or property and actions by the state and private persons to prosecute those acts; providing a civil penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 497 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to compensation paid to certain judges and justices. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 502 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Harper-Brown, Linda
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Transportation, counties, and certain toll project entities and regional mobility authorities to enter into funding agreements to expedite the entity's environmental review duties related to certain transportation projects. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 509 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to the reporting of proposed publicity expenditures by state agencies to certain legislative committees. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 602 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to prohibiting the investment of the permanent university fund in certain business entities doing business in Sudan. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 638 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Relating to the collateralization of certain public funds; providing administrative penalties. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/09
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 737 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to conducting a study to improve transparency in the state's budgeting process and electronic access to information about the state budget. 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 745 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt
Relating to state travel policies and procedures for the reimbursement or payment of travel expenses. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 746 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the permissible uses of the state highway fund. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 769 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to methods for the recovery of system restoration costs incurred by electric utilities following hurricanes, tropical storms, ice or snow storms, floods, and other weather-related events and natural disasters. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 783 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to the Texas emerging technology fund, including transfers between the fund and the Texas Enterprise Fund. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
Senate: Economic Development
Placed on General State Calendar
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

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