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HB 370 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the availability on the Internet of personal financial statements filed by public officials. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 422 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities from the Employees Retirement System of Texas of certain elected officials convicted of certain offenses. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 464 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the acceptance of political contributions by a member of the Railroad Commission of Texas and of political contributions made in connection with the office of railroad commissioner. House: General Investigating & Ethics Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 494 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to a prohibition on state travel to a state with laws allowing or requiring discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 500 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the effect of certain felony convictions of public elected officers. House: General Investigating & Ethics Laid on the table subject to call
HB 501 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to personal financial statements filed by public officers and candidates, including the disclosure of certain contracts, agreements, services, and compensation in and the amendment of those statements. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 502 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the content of detailed reports filed by lobbyists and to monetary limits on expenditures by lobbyists. House: General Investigating & Ethics Left pending in committee
HB 503 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to the prohibition on lobbying by certain elected officers. House: General Investigating & Ethics Left pending in committee
HB 505 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to restrictions on lobbyist expenditures from certain political contributions. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 616 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to the system by which an application for a low income housing tax credit is scored. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1090 85-0 (2017) Author: Meyer, Morgan | et. al. Relating to the criminal penalties for insider trading and other misuse of official information by public servants. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1119 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the standard service retirement annuity for certain members of the elected class of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 1273 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the effect of certain felony convictions of public elected officers. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 1283 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the ethics of public officers and related requirements; creating criminal offenses. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 1359 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to monuments and memorials for Texas heroes and other persons and events of historical significance; creating criminal offenses. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1609 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to the system by which an application for a low income housing tax credit is scored. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1746 85-0 (2017) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities from a public retirement system of public officers or employees convicted of certain offenses. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 1878 85-0 (2017) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to eligibility to be a candidate for, or elected or appointed to, a public elective office in this state. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 1941 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the contents of and public access to personal financial statements filed by public officials and candidates; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: General Investigating & Ethics Left pending in committee
HB 1942 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to public access to personal financial statements filed by public officials and candidates. House: General Investigating & Ethics Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2175 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the persons authorized to submit a request for an attorney general opinion. House: Government Transparency & Operation Left pending in committee
HB 2336 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the participation by certain state and local elected officials during the process for evaluating an application for a low income housing tax credit. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2352 85-0 (2017) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" Relating to the system by which an application for a low income housing tax credit is scored. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2670 85-0 (2017) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to public information in the possession, custody, or control of a current or former officer or employee of a governmental body; creating a criminal offense. House: Government Transparency & Operation Left pending in committee
HB 2755 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the punishment for the offense of tampering with a governmental record; increasing a criminal penalty. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: Criminal Justice
Posting rule suspended
HB 3274 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the designation of a chief innovation and technology officer for the Department of Information Resources. House: Government Transparency & Operation Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3305 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to restrictions on certain contributions by persons appointed to public office by the governor; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Received from the House
HB 3387 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken Relating to a defense against a libel claim based on the claimant's status as a public official or public figure. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3646 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the appointment of the commissioner of agriculture. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3817 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to a waiver of the statute of limitations in the prosecution of offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 3858 85-0 (2017) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to the prosecution of the offense of obstruction or retaliation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3882 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to lobbying by former statewide elected officers or members of their staffs; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3963 85-0 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to limitations on the issuance of certain one-time merit payments by state agencies under the direction of an elected officer. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 4066 85-0 (2017) Author: Gooden, Lance Relating to the right of certain elected public officers to information of certain governmental and public entities; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Meeting cancelled
HB 4119 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the disclosure of family members engaged in lobbying activities in personal financial statements filed by public officers and candidates. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HJR 29 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the governor's appointments to state boards, commissions, or other governing bodies of state agencies to reflect the gender composition of this state. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 38 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve as a member of the Texas Legislature. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 45 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to require a court to provide notice to the attorney general of a challenge to the constitutionality of a state statute and authorizing the legislature to prescribe a waiting period before the court may enter a judgment holding the statute unconstitutional. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Considered in Calendars
SB 14 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to the ethics of public officers and related requirements; creating criminal offenses. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
SB 57 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the use of a wireless communication device by a state officer or employee while operating a motor vehicle. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 63 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Relating to the electronic filing of reports of political contributions and expenditures and of personal financial statements by certain officeholders and candidates and the content of those statements. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 68 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities from the Employees Retirement System of Texas of certain elected officials convicted of certain offenses. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 140 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the criminal penalties for insider trading and other misuse of official information by public servants. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 500 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al.
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Relating to the effect of certain felony convictions of public elected officers. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 501 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to the disclosure of certain contracts, services, and compensation in personal financial statements filed by public officers and candidates. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
SB 502 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to the content of detailed reports filed by lobbyists and to monetary limits on expenditures by lobbyists. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 503 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to the prohibition on lobbying by certain elected officers. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
SB 505 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al.
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to restrictions on lobbyist expenditures from certain political contributions. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 533 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to governmental entity contracting and procurement. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 611 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian
Sponsor: Cook, Byron
Relating to appointments by certain state officials to a legislative agency or an advisory committee. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 657 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the filing of oaths of office and signed statements by certain judicial officers and judicial appointees with the secretary of state. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
SB 659 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the availability of personal information of a statewide elected official or member of the legislature. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
SB 685 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the standard service retirement annuity for certain members of the elected class of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 705 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to an exception from disclosure under the public information law for certain personal information of an applicant for an appointment by the governor. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: Nominations
Effective immediately
SB 709 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the applicability of the electronic filing requirement for personal financial statements to certain appointed officers. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1357 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the right of public officers to information of certain governmental entities; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2019 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the punishment for the offense of tampering with a governmental record; increasing a criminal penalty. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2121 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to a defense against a libel claim based on the claimant's status as a public official or public figure. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 6 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Schofield, Mike | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to require a court to provide notice to the attorney general of a challenge to the constitutionality of a state statute and authorizing the legislature to prescribe a waiting period before the court may enter a judgment holding the statute unconstitutional. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 10 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve as a member of the Texas Legislature. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 11 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting to two the number of terms for which a person may be elected or appointed to hold certain state offices. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 12 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the establishment of limits on the number of terms judges and justices may serve on courts in this state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 34 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting the service of certain officeholders after the expiration of the person's term of office. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 15 85-1 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to lobbying by certain former officers of state government; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 18 85-1 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to conflicts of interest of members of state agency governing boards and governing officers; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 19 85-1 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the making and acceptance of political contributions before, during, or following a special legislative session; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 33 85-1 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to restrictions on certain contributions by persons appointed to public office by the governor; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 238 85-1 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to restrictions on certain contributions by persons appointed to public office by the governor; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 268 85-1 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the making and acceptance of political contributions during a special legislative session; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 271 85-1 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to restrictions on employment of former members of the state legislature. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 302 85-1 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the disclosure of certain family members who are required to register as lobbyists in personal financial statements filed by public officers and candidates. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 356 85-1 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to monuments and memorials for Texas heroes and other persons and events of historical significance; creating criminal offenses. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HJR 45 85-1 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting to two the number of consecutive terms for which a person may be elected or appointed to hold certain state offices. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 10 85-1 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting to two the number of terms for which a person may be elected or appointed to hold certain state offices. Filed
HB 131 84-0 (2015) Author: Simpson, David Relating to the standard service retirement annuity for certain members of the elected class of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
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 408 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to the retirement benefits for certain elected state officials. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 425 84-0 (2015) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities of certain persons, including elected officials convicted of certain crimes. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 445 84-0 (2015) Author: Raney, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to providing notice of the availability of paid leave for military service to public officers and employees. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 484 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the eligibility of a person to be a candidate for or holder of certain public elective offices. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 485 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to the availability on the Internet of personal financial statements filed by certain state officeholders. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 540 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the submission to the attorney general of a measure proposing the enactment or repeal of a municipal ordinance. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 681 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth | et. al. Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities of certain persons, including elected officials convicted of certain crimes. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 776 84-0 (2015) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the creation of a public integrity unit in the office of the attorney general to prosecute offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses, and offenses involving insurance fraud or the imposition of the motor fuels tax. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 816 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to creating a criminal offense for a candidate for public office who misrepresents the candidate's residency. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 940 84-0 (2015) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the investigation and prosecution of offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses, offenses involving insurance fraud, and offenses involving motor fuels tax. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 1059 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Relating to the filing and contents of and public access to personal financial statements filed by public officials and candidates; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: General Investigating & Ethics Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 1256 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al. Relating to the selection process for student members of the board of regents of a state university or state university system. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1355 84-0 (2015) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the consequences for an elected officer who threatens, punishes, or intimidates a person based on the person's religious beliefs; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics No action taken in committee
HB 1531 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the making and receiving of referrals for legal services by certain legislators and executive officers; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1532 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to quarterly reporting of political contributions and expenditures by certain candidates, officeholders, and political committees; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Posting rule suspended
HB 1539 84-0 (2015) Author: Meyer, Morgan | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to increasing the criminal penalties in certain circumstances for insider trading and other misuse of official information by public servants. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 1582 84-0 (2015) Author: Simpson, David Relating to the disclosure of all compensation paid to current or former elected officers. House: General Investigating & Ethics Left pending in committee
HB 1690 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to the investigation and prosecution of offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1758 84-0 (2015) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of the offense of obstruction or retaliation; creating a criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1764 84-0 (2015) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to public information in the possession, custody, or control of a current or former officer or employee of a governmental body; creating a criminal offense. House: Government Transparency & Operation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2222 84-0 (2015) Author: Murr, Andrew | et. al. Relating to the creation of a public integrity unit to prosecute offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses, offenses involving insurance fraud, and offenses involving motor fuels tax. House: General Investigating & Ethics Left pending in committee
HB 2560 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the filing of an application for a place on the general primary election ballot. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2845 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the eligibility of a person to be a candidate for or holder of a public elective office. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 3699 84-0 (2015) Author: Simpson, David | et. al. Relating to the standard service retirement annuity for certain members of the elected class of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 3736 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to conflicts of interest by members of state agency governing boards and governing officers and the contents and amendment of financial statements filed by certain persons; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
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 31 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Proposing a constitutional amendment to require the attorney general to be licensed and eligible to practice law in this state. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 37 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that a person holding a statewide elective office automatically vacates office on announcing a candidacy or becoming a candidate for another elective office before December 1 of the last full odd-numbered year of the person's term of office. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 38 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting to two the number of consecutive terms for which a person may be elected or appointed to hold certain state offices. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 46 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron Proposing a constitutional amendment on the length of legislative terms and limiting to three the number of terms for which a person may be elected or appointed to the legislature or certain state offices. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 54 84-0 (2015) Author: Fallon, Pat Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve as a member of the Texas Legislature. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 69 84-0 (2015) Author: Riddle, Debbie Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit the attorney general to prosecute offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses, and offenses involving insurance fraud or the imposition of the motor fuels tax. Filed
HJR 123 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron Proposing a constitutional amendment extending the length of the terms of members of the legislature. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 10 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Phil
Relating to the prosecution of offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Point of order sustained
SB 19 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al.
Sponsor: Cook, Byron | et. al.
Relating to the ethics of public officers and employees, the disclosure of certain political contributions, and related requirements and procedures; creating criminal offenses. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
House appoints conferees-reported
SB 42 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Sheffield, J. D.
Relating to the selection process for student members of the board of regents of a state university or state university system. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 63 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al. Relating to the qualifications for and time that a person may serve in certain offices. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 111 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the criminal penalties for insider trading and other misuse of official information by public servants. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 238 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the use of a wireless communication device by a state officer or employee while operating a motor vehicle. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 555 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the eligibility of a person to be a candidate for or holder of a public elective office. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 634 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the establishment of a task force on unethical and unlawful misconduct by public officials. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 668 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to the adoption of a training manual for certain state officers. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 736 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the disclosure on personal financial statements of certain contracts with governmental entities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 923 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Zedler, Bill
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of obstruction or retaliation; creating a criminal offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1087 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the definition of, custody of, and access to public information; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1372 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to authorizing certain current and former members of the state legislature to conduct a marriage ceremony. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1437 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Relating to the electronic filing of reports of political contributions and expenditures and of personal financial statements by certain officeholders and candidates and the content of those statements; creating a criminal offense. House: General Investigating & Ethics
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1492 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to restrictions on future employment for state officers and employees who participate in a procurement or contract negotiation on behalf of a state agency; creating an offense. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1516 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the calculation of a service retirement annuity for certain members of the elected class. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1631 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to quarterly reporting of political contributions and expenditures by certain candidates, officeholders, and political committees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1683 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the retention of unexpended political contributions by and certain activities and benefits of certain public servants, including current and former members of the legislature. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1773 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the retirement benefits for certain elected state officials. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 6 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide qualifications for and limit the time that a person may serve in certain offices. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SJR 8 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to require a court to provide notice to the attorney general of a challenge to the constitutionality of a state statute and authorizing the legislature to prescribe a waiting period before the court may enter a judgment holding the statute unconstitutional. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on Constitutional Amendments Calendar
SJR 24 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting to two the number of consecutive terms for which a person may be elected or appointed to hold certain state offices. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 52 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: Otto, John
Proposing a constitutional amendment repealing the requirement that state officers elected by voters statewide reside in the state capital. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 146 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to limits on political contributions and expenditures in connection with certain legislative and executive offices; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 348 83-0 (2013) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to ethics training for legislators and certain other state officers and employees. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 413 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Relating to the retirement benefits for elected state officials. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 470 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to an elected officer's performance of official duties in exchange for remuneration. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 553 83-0 (2013) Author: Otto, John | et. al. Relating to firearms and the preservation of the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution; providing penalties. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select Left pending in committee
HB 682 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the election and qualifications of the commissioner of insurance. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 683 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the election of the commissioner of education. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1035 83-0 (2013) Author: Huberty, Dan
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the filing of reports of political contributions and expenditures and of personal financial statements by certain officeholders and candidates. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1286 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the designation of a state trade representative. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1314 83-0 (2013) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the unlawful seizure of a firearm by a governmental officer or employee; providing penalties. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 1350 83-0 (2013) 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 Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1467 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheets, Kenneth | et. al. Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities of certain elected officials convicted of certain crimes. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 1576 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to prohibiting state officers and employees and related individuals from engaging in insider trading; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1842 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the selection of certain candidates for office through a unitary primary election. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1939 83-0 (2013) Author: Orr, Rob | et. al. Relating to a veteran's employment preference for employment with a public entity or public work of this state. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 2093 83-0 (2013) Author: Harless, Patricia Relating to the early voting period for the general primary and general elections for state and county officers. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2106 83-0 (2013) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don Relating to the early voting period for the general primary and general elections for state and county officers. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2167 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the removal of a state or local officer for refusing or directing others to refuse to enforce state or federal law. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select Referred to Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select
HB 2190 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the contents of and public access to personal financial statements filed by public officials and candidates. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2536 83-0 (2013) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the composition of certain regional transportation authority subregional boards. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
HB 3123 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the status of county auditors and auditors' assistants as public officers. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 3219 83-0 (2013) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the places where an elected official who is licensed to carry a concealed handgun may carry a concealed handgun. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3254 83-0 (2013) Author: Kacal, Kyle Relating to making a political expenditure for the purpose of allowing a candidate or officeholder to address a meeting of a corporation or labor organization. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3406 83-0 (2013) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to creating an offense for persons imprisoned or confined in correctional facilities to threaten to harm certain other persons by certain means of communication. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3435 83-0 (2013) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to certain credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for service in the Texas State Guard. House: Pensions Referred to Pensions
HB 3575 83-0 (2013) Author: Fallon, Pat | et. al. Relating to the investigation and prosecution of offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses, offenses involving insurance fraud, and offenses involving motor fuels tax. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3739 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to the continued employment of municipal employees who become candidates for public office. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HJR 42 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting to two the number of consecutive terms for which a person may be elected or appointed to hold certain state offices. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HJR 59 83-0 (2013) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the rights of individuals to choose or decline to choose health insurance coverage. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 73 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that a member of the legislature or person holding a statewide elective office automatically vacates office on announcing a candidacy or becoming a candidate for another elective office before December 1 of the last full odd-numbered year of the person's term of office. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 150 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Proposing a constitutional amendment to require a person to be a resident of this state for five years preceding the person's election to the Texas House of Representatives. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 370 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to authorizing certain current and former members of the state legislature to conduct a marriage ceremony. Senate: Jurisprudence Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 392 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Lewis, Tryon
Relating to notice to the attorney general of challenges to the constitutionality of Texas statutes. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 417 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to public access to personal financial statements filed by candidates for and holders of state office and state chairs of political parties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 755 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the filing of reports of political contributions and expenditures and of personal financial statements by certain officeholders and candidates. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 770 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe
Relating to a prohibition against naming public property after certain elected officials and former elected officials. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 909 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities of certain elected officials convicted of certain crimes. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 932 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to ethics and accountability of certain public employees, public officers, political contributors, state contractors, and grant recipients; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1254 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to lobbying by former state agency officers and executive heads; creating an offense. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1389 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the disclosure on personal financial statements of service retirement annuities received. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1626 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the contents of and public access to personal financial statements filed by public officials and candidates. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1798 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of obstruction or retaliation; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1871 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Kuempel, John
Relating to the state cemetery. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/13
SJR 13 83-0 (2013) Author: Eltife, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Larson, Lyle
Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting to two the number of consecutive terms for which a person may be elected or appointed to hold certain state offices. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Reason for vote recorded in Journal
HB 21 83-1 (2013) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the unlawful seizure of a firearm by a governmental officer or employee; providing penalties. Filed
HR 230 83-1 (2013) Author: Pitts, Jim Adopting procedures regarding the impeachment of Wallace L. Hall Jr., a member of the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System, or other state officers, for certain misconduct. Filed
HB 56 83-2 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the Texas Liberty Preservation Act; providing penalties. Filed
HJR 12 83-2 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that a member of the legislature or person holding a statewide elective office automatically vacates office on announcing a candidacy or becoming a candidate for another elective office before December 1 of the last full odd-numbered year of the person's term of office. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 13 83-2 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting to two the number of consecutive terms for which a person may be elected or appointed to hold certain state offices. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HR 106 83-2 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Impeaching and suspending from office Judge Elizabeth Coker, Judge of the 258th Judicial District. Filed
HB 6 83-3 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the reimbursement of state funds used on out-of-state travel by elected officers. Filed
HJR 2 83-3 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting to two the number of consecutive terms for which a person may be elected or appointed to hold certain state offices. Filed
HJR 3 83-3 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that a member of the legislature or person holding a statewide elective office automatically vacates office on announcing a candidacy or becoming a candidate for another elective office before December 1 of the last full odd-numbered year of the person's term of office. Filed
HB 116 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the abolition of the Texas Transportation Commission and the creation of the commissioner of transportation as an elected statutory state officer. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 226 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to limits on political contributions and expenditures in connection with certain legislative and executive offices; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 246 82-0 (2011) Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al. Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities of certain elected officials convicted of certain crimes. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 813 82-0 (2011) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the election of the commissioner of insurance. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1463 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to the application of certain concealed handgun license laws to statewide elected officials and certain current and former members of the legislature. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1975 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Phil Relating to the submission of certain election changes under Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2425 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to notice to the attorney general of challenges to the constitutionality of Texas statutes. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2863 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the authority of certain legislative committees to investigate alleged violations of law by state officials, employees, and agencies. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2864 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the disclosure required by an officer of the executive branch on the nomination of an appointed officer. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2867 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the inclusion of financial information of a spouse or a dependent child on the financial statement required to be filed by certain public officers, candidates, and state party chairs. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3619 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the application of certain concealed handgun license laws to certain current and former statewide elected officials and members of the legislature. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Considered in Calendars
HJR 12 82-0 (2011) Author: Larson, Lyle Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that a member of the legislature or person holding a statewide elective office automatically vacates office on announcing a candidacy or becoming a candidate for another elective office before the final full year of the person's term of office. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 67 82-0 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set the salary of the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house of representatives. House: State Affairs 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 80 82-0 (2011) Author: Larson, Lyle Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in certain elective executive offices. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 136 82-0 (2011) Author: Price, Walter "Four" Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that a legislator who is absent without excuse for an extended period during a legislative session vacates office and is not counted in determining a quorum of the applicable house of the legislature. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 110 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to ethics and accountability of certain public employees, public officers, political contributors, state contractors, and grant recipients; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 371 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Johnson, Eric | et. al.
Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities of certain elected officials convicted of certain crimes. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 905 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete | et. al.
Relating to the application of certain concealed handgun license laws to statewide elected officials, certain current and former members of the legislature, and certain federal and state employees. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1224 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to contributions made and personal services rendered to public servants. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1737 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Relating to accrual and use of leave of absence for certain training or duty, including military training or duty, by public employees and officers. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 12 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to the membership of the Texas Transportation Commission. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 105 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to limits on political contributions and expenditures in connection with certain legislative and executive offices; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 129 81-0 (2009) Author: Gutierrez, Roland | et. al. Relating to the election of the commissioner of insurance. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 163 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to reporting of the fair market value of certain gifts made to public officials. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 173 81-0 (2009) Author: Homer, Mark | et. al. Relating to the election of the commissioner of insurance. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 251 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the use of public resources to make communications that contain political advertising; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 330 81-0 (2009) Author: Pierson, Paula | et. al. Relating to the appointment of a nonvoting faculty regent to the board of regents of each state university or state university system. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 485 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to ethics training for legislators and certain other state officers and employees. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 495 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the distribution of state agency publications and reports to members of the legislature, the governor, and other state officials. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 565 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the abolition of the Texas Transportation Commission and the creation of the commissioner of transportation as an elected statutory state officer. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 566 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to proper venue for certain criminal prosecutions of an elected state officer. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 641 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the abolition of the Texas Transportation Commission and the creation of a commissioner of transportation as an elected statutory state officer. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 712 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al. Relating to student members of the board of regents of a state university system or a state university. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 957 81-0 (2009) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the eligibility of certain public officers to the legislature and prohibiting legislators from other public employment. House: State Affairs Postponed
HB 1088 81-0 (2009) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to the appointment of an Executive Director in the Texas Legislative Council. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1285 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to persons authorized to administer an oath in this state. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 2065 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the applicability of the moratoriums on the acceptance of certain political contributions and caucus contributions to contributions delivered by common or contract carrier. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2261 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Diane Relating to establishing a select committee to review the manner in which textbooks for use in public schools are funded, adopted, and purchased. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2496 81-0 (2009) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the posting of statements, registrations, and reports filed with the Texas Ethics Commission on the commission's Internet website. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2633 81-0 (2009) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon Relating to limits on political contributions and direct campaign expenditures by individuals; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3298 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to the requirement to post notice of the subject of a meeting under the open meetings law as it relates to informal discussion of a social, ceremonial, or community event. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3523 81-0 (2009) Author: Maldonado, Diana Relating to a legislative outreach program requiring members of the State Board of Education to visit public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3871 81-0 (2009) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to the operation of the Texas Residential Construction Commission; providing an administrative penalty. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3936 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to authorizing an officer or enlisted member of the state military force to hold other civil offices. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4134 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the exception from required public disclosure of certain personal information of public employees and public officials. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4598 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to the composition of the board of the Texas School Safety Center and the terms of certain members of the board. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HJR 33 81-0 (2009) Author: Gattis, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the house of representatives to provide for the removal of the speaker. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 118 81-0 (2009) Author: Homer, Mark Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that a member of the legislature or other person who holds elective office, other than a municipal office with a term of two years or less, automatically vacates the office held on announcing a candidacy or becoming a candidate for another elective office when the unexpired portion of the person's term of office exceeds one year and providing that a person who holds another office is not eligible to serve in the legislature during the term of the office held unless the person resigned that office on announcing a candidacy or becoming a candidate for the legislature. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 119 81-0 (2009) Author: Homer, Mark | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that a member of the legislature automatically vacates the office held on announcing a candidacy or becoming a candidate for another elective office in a general or primary election when the unexpired portion of the member's term of office exceeds one year and providing that a person who holds another office is not eligible to serve in the legislature during the term of the office held unless, on announcing a candidacy or becoming a candidate for the legislature in a general or primary election, the person resigned that office. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 120 81-0 (2009) Author: Homer, Mark Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that a person who holds elective office, other than a municipal office with a term of two years or less, automatically vacates the office held on announcing a candidacy or becoming a candidate for another elective office when the unexpired portion of the person's term of office exceeds one year. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 127 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow an officer or enlisted member of the Texas State Guard or other state militia or military force to hold other civil offices. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
HR 480 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Creating a Special Committee on Impeachment to consider the impeachment of Judge Sharon Keller of the Court of Criminal Appeals for gross neglect of duty and conducting her official duties with willful disregard for human life. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 142 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to certain restrictions on a person who serves as secretary of state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 143 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to limits on political contributions and direct campaign expenditures by individuals; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 226 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to student members of the board of regents of a state university system or a state university. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 280 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the exception from required public disclosure of certain personal information of public employees and public officials. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 304 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to information obtained under the public information law for legislative purposes that indicates a crime has been committed by a governmental body or a governmental officer or employee. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 318 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the order of succession to the office of governor. Senate: Administration Left pending in committee
SB 364 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to the punishment for certain offenses committed against a public servant by a member of a criminal street gang. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
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 628 81-0 (2009) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to immunity of the state and state agencies and employees of the state and state agencies from suit by certain public entities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 695 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to public access to personal financial statements filed by candidates for and holders of state office and state chairs of political parties. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 970 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry
Relating to the qualifications required of the executive director of the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 1351 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to the terms of the members of the Texas Transportation Commission. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1741 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to emergency management. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
SJR 30 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the governor's absence from the state, and the lieutenant governor's absence from the state when acting as governor, do not affect the person's ability to serve as governor if the person maintains effective communication links with this state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 55 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that the holdover provision of the Texas Constitution does not apply to a member of the Texas Transportation Commission. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Committee report printed and distributed
HB 64 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to reporting of the fair market value of certain gifts made to public officials. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 72 80-0 (2007) Author: Hill, Fred | et. al. Relating to reporting of gifts of cash or a cash equivalent to public officials. House: Elections Withdrawn from schedule
HB 110 80-0 (2007) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to limits on political contributions and expenditures in connection with certain legislative and executive offices; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 154 80-0 (2007) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Relating to the abolition of the Texas Transportation Commission and the creation of a commissioner of transportation as an elected statutory state officer. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 158 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to reporting of the fair market value of certain gifts made to public officials. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 255 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to reporting of gifts of cash or a cash equivalent to public officials. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 590 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to standards of conduct for and conflicts of interest of state officers and employees. House: Government Reform
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 647 80-0 (2007) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the making of political contributions to and acceptance of political contributions by statewide officers and members of the legislature before and during a special session of the legislature; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 769 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the manner in which certain reports of political contributions and expenditures must be filed with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 943 80-0 (2007) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to filing of personal financial statements by unsalaried appointed state officers. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1073 80-0 (2007) Author: Gonzales, Veronica | et. al. Relating to ethics training for legislators and certain other state officers and employees. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2021 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to regulations regarding political contributions, expenditures, and advertising; providing a civil penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2141 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to student members of the board of regents of a state university or state university system. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2172 80-0 (2007) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the acceptance of political contributions by candidates for and holders of state executive and legislative offices and by specific-purpose committees related to those candidates and officeholders and to the reporting of political contributions and expenditures by those candidates, officeholders, and committees and by general-purpose committees; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2225 80-0 (2007) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to student representation on the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and certain coordinating board advisory committees. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 2489 80-0 (2007) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to registration and reporting requirements for lobbyists. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2490 80-0 (2007) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the deadline for filing a personal financial statement by persons appointed to certain state offices. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2493 80-0 (2007) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the applicability of restrictions on the representation of a person before a state regulatory agency by a former employee of the agency. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2789 80-0 (2007) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to reporting of certain occupational income by public officers, candidates for public office, and state chairs of political parties. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2839 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Susan
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the deadline for filing a personal financial statement by persons appointed to certain state offices. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3394 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the appointment of members of the State Board of Education and to the establishment of regional education service centers. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3432 80-0 (2007) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to appointment of the commissioner of education. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3481 80-0 (2007) Author: Puente, Robert
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to disclosure and availability of certain information concerning certain officers of regional water planning groups. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Left pending in committee
HB 3610 80-0 (2007) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to ethics training for governmental officers and governmental financial advisors. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3943 80-0 (2007) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to requiring certain persons to receive training relating to emergency management. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3983 80-0 (2007) Author: Merritt, Tommy | et. al. Relating to the powers, duties, and composition of the governing board of the Texas Youth Commission. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HJR 80 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a student member of the board of regents of a state institution of higher education or state university system to serve a term that differs from the terms served by the other members of the board. House: Higher Education Scheduled for public hearing on . . . .
HJR 105 80-0 (2007) Author: Pitts, Jim Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the manner in which the lieutenant governor's compensation and reimbursement for expenses are determined. House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
SB 129 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Relating to reporting of gifts of cash or a cash equivalent to public officials. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 197 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to a prohibition on state officers or employees who are not United States citizens representing the state in matters concerning certain foreign governments. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 276 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to student members of the board of regents of a state university or state university system. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 459 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to the provision of benefits to members or senior employees of the Texas Transportation Commission; providing criminal penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation
SB 558 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to reporting of gifts of cash or a cash equivalent to public officials. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 921 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to public financing of campaigns for legislative or executive office and to limits on political contributions to and direct campaign expenditures made on behalf of candidates, officeholders, and political committees in connection with legislative or executive offices; providing civil penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1007 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Giddings, Helen
Relating to student representation on the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and certain coordinating board advisory committees. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1045 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to providing that a performance evaluation of the commissioner of higher education or of a chancellor or university president is confidential. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 1195 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to restrictions on the use of political contributions by certain state officers; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1269 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Strama, Mark
Relating to the performance of certain civil duties by officers in this state. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
SJR 40 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn Proposing a constitutional amendment affecting the methods by which an appointed member of a multimember state board, commission, or other governing body may be removed from office and providing that the holdover provision of the Texas Constitution does not apply to the member. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SJR 48 80-0 (2007) Author: Ogden, Steve Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time during which a person who holds an appointive position that is subject to senate confirmation on a multimember state board or commission continues to perform the duties of the office after the expiration of the person's term of office. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SJR 49 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting the service of certain officeholders after the expiration of the person's term of office. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 634 79-0 (2005) Author: Baxter, Todd | et. al. Relating to requiring public officials to receive training in the requirements of the open meetings and public information laws. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 728 79-0 (2005) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Relating to the system by which an application for a low income housing tax credit is scored. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 762 79-0 (2005) Author: Nixon, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Relating to the solicitation by state officers and employees of and recommendations regarding contributions to charitable organizations and governmental entities. House: Elections
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1228 79-0 (2005) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to persons who are authorized to conduct a marriage ceremony. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 1428 79-0 (2005) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to injury leave and related benefits for certain state peace officers injured in the course of performance of duty. House: County Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1942 79-0 (2005) Author: Swinford, David Relating to restrictions on and reporting of certain expenditures by registered lobbyists. House: Elections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1953 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the manner in which certain reports of political contributions and expenditures must be filed with the Texas Ethics Commission. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1968 79-0 (2005) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al. Relating to student representation on the board of regents of each state university or state university system. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2030 79-0 (2005) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to defining residency for purposes of eligibility to hold or be a candidate for public office. House: Elections Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 2282 79-0 (2005) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to the civil penalty for late filing of a lobby registration or report that is corrected by the registrant. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2511 79-0 (2005) Author: Denny, Mary
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the filing of a personal financial statement by a former state officer whose successor has not qualified for office. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2933 79-0 (2005) Author: Delisi, Dianne | et. al. Relating to standards of conduct for and conflicts of interest of state officers and employees. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2937 79-0 (2005) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to limits on political contributions and expenditures in connection with certain legislative and executive offices; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Elections Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3380 79-0 (2005) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the laws administered by the Texas Ethics Commission for the fair conduct of elections and election campaigns; providing penalties. House: Elections Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HJR 57 79-0 (2005) Author: Herrero, Abel Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that a person newly elected to the legislature may take office on receiving a certificate of election if the office to which the person was elected is vacant. House: Elections Referred to Elections
SB 164 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Hunter, Bob
Relating to the statutory requirements for the term and residency of the Commissioner of the General Land Office. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
SB 286 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Baxter, Todd
Relating to requiring public officials to receive training in the requirements of the open meetings and public information laws. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 1/1/06
SB 308 79-0 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Swinford, David
Relating to temporary successors to members of the legislature during a period of emergency caused by enemy attack. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 934 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Relating to student representation on the board of regents of each state university or state university system. Senate: Education Received from the Senate
SB 1011 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Swinford, David
Relating to restrictions on and reporting of certain expenditures by registered lobbyists. House: Elections
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1160 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the civil penalty for late filing of a lobby registration or report that is corrected by the registrant. Senate: Administration No action taken in committee
SB 1213 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to providing that the attorney general is entitled to be paid a salary equal to the salary paid to the chief justice of the Supreme Court of Texas. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1276 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to financial disclosure by appointed state officers after leaving office. Senate: Administration Referred to Administration
SB 1493 79-0 (2005) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the laws administered by the Texas Ethics Commission for the fair conduct of elections and election campaigns; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Considered in public hearing
SB 1567 79-0 (2005) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the amount of longevity and hazardous duty pay for certain state employees. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Appropriations
SJR 26 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a student member of the board of regents of a state institution of higher education or state university system to serve a term that differs from the terms served by the other members of the board. Senate: Education Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
SJR 28 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the attorney general to prosecute certain offenses. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 93 79-3 (2006) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to reporting of certain gifts to public officials. House: Elections Referred to Elections
SB 20 79-3 (2006) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al. Relating to reporting of certain gifts to public officials. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
HB 283 78-0 (2003) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to the making of political contributions to or the acceptance of political contributions by statewide officeholders and members of the legislature during the period in which the governor may veto a bill. House: Elections Subcommittee members named
HB 460 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to special license plates for certain government officials. House: Transportation
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
HB 711 78-0 (2003) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to certain persons appointed as officers or employees of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; imposing a criminal penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 719 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to a voting student member on the board of regents of The University of Texas System. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 966 78-0 (2003) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to enforcement of requirements relating to the filing of certain financial statements and campaign finance reports. House: Elections Subcommittee members named
HB 1261 78-0 (2003) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to authorizing the attorney general to provide a written opinion on request of a member of the legislature. House: State Affairs Reported favorably as substituted
HB 1297 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to limits on indemnification of state employees and officials. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1547 78-0 (2003) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the eligibility of the holders of certain offices for state official license plates. House: Transportation Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 1606 78-0 (2003) Author: Wolens, Steven
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to ethics of public servants, including the functions and duties of the Texas Ethics Commission; the regulation of political contributions, political advertising, lobbying, and conduct of public servants; and the reporting of political contributions and personal financial information; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Ethics, Select
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2376 78-0 (2003) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the correction or removal from the statutes of obsolete references regarding the surety bonds of state officers and employees. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2562 78-0 (2003) Author: Rose, Patrick
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to persons eligible for burial in the State Cemetery. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2769 78-0 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to changing the composition of certain state agency governing bodies with an even number of members to comply with the changes made to Section 30a, Article XVI, Texas Constitution. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2804 78-0 (2003) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to school district internship programs in which students earn local credit for high school graduation by working with elected government officials. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3633 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the confirmation of state and district officers appointed by the governor. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 295 78-0 (2003) Author: Wolens, Steven
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections to H.B. No. 1606. Signed by the Governor
HCR 297 78-0 (2003) Author: Hartnett, Will Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections to H.B. No. 1606. Tabled
HJR 48 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the removal of justices of the peace by the legislature and specifying when the house and the senate may consider the removal of justices of the peace and other officers. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 50 78-0 (2003) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing the governor to remove from office officers in the executive branch of state government who were appointed by a governor. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 74 78-0 (2003) Author: Villarreal, Mike Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit a person employed as a teacher by a school district or public institution of higher education to simultaneously hold a state or local office. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HJR 84 78-0 (2003) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the filling of a temporary vacancy in a public office created by the activation for military service of a public officer. House: Elections
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Filed with the Secretary of State
HR 1478 78-0 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 287. Reported enrolled
SB 111 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to a voting student member on the board of regents of The University of Texas System. Senate: Education Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 287 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to changing the composition of certain governing bodies with an even number of members to comply with the changes made to Section 30a, Article XVI, Texas Constitution. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
SB 755 78-0 (2003) Author: Ratliff, Bill
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to a disclosure of a financial interest or employment by a committee member or the executive director of the Office of Rural Community Affairs. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 863 78-0 (2003) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to security costs required of a person who contests certain alcoholic beverage license applications. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 875 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to establishing uniform minimum ethics requirements for persons involved in the management or investment of state funds. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SB 1047 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to the authority and permissible actions of state and local officers, including protecting such officers from certain consequences based on their legislative actions. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1457 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Corte, Frank | et. al.
Relating to the qualifications for appointment as adjutant general. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 1760 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the leasing of real property owned or controlled by a county to an elected state official. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SR 982 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 287. Reported enrolled
HB 53 78-1 (2003) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the reorganization of, efficiency in, and other reform measures applying to state government; making appropriations. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 56 78-1 (2003) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the qualification and appointment of the commissioner of insurance. House: Government Reform Received from the House
HB 60 78-1 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the qualifications for membership on the Parks and Wildlife Commission. House: Government Reform Received from the House
HB 68 78-1 (2003) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to certain persons who are authorized to conduct a marriage ceremony. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 5 78-2 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the composition of the Parks and Wildlife Commission. House: Government Reform Laid on the table subject to call
HB 11 78-2 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to designating the presiding officer of the governing body of certain state agencies. House: Government Reform Reported engrossed
HB 16 78-2 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the qualifications of the commissioner of insurance. House: Government Reform Reported engrossed
HB 24 78-2 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the reorganization of, efficiency in, and other reform measures applying to state government; making an appropriation. House: Government Reform No action taken in committee
HB 12 78-3 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to designating the presiding officer of the governing body of certain state agencies. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
HB 21 78-3 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the qualifications of the commissioner of insurance. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
HB 52 78-3 (2003) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to the filing of personal financial disclosure statements by municipal officers and candidates, members of the boards of trustees of school districts, and directors of sports and community venue districts. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 11 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to changing the composition of certain state agency governing bodies with an even number of members to comply with the changes made to Section 30a, Article XVI, Texas Constitution. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1506 77-0 (2001) Author: Yarbrough, Ken
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to security costs required of a person who contests certain alcoholic beverage license applications. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1560 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to the use of gender-neutral terminology in publications of the office of the attorney general. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1868 77-0 (2001) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to authorizing the attorney general to administer oaths. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 1893 77-0 (2001) Author: Bosse, Fred Relating to removal of certain state officers convicted of a felony offense. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2694 77-0 (2001) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to disclosure of contracts between candidates for or holders of certain public offices and governmental entities; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3065 77-0 (2001) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to political contributions to and conflicts of interest of members of governing bodies and employees of state agencies and former members or employees; providing criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3224 77-0 (2001) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to notaries public; providing a penalty. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 3226 77-0 (2001) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to injury leave for certain state employees injured in the course of performance of duty. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3441 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to special license plates for certain government officials. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HJR 69 77-0 (2001) Author: Junell, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to certain operations of state and local government. House: Constitutional Revision, Select Postponed
HJR 75 77-0 (2001) Author: Mowery, Anna | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Proposing a constitutional amendment to eliminate obsolete, archaic, redundant, and unnecessary provisions and to clarify, update, and harmonize certain provisions of the Texas Constitution. House: Constitutional Revision, Select
Senate: State Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 79 77-0 (2001) Author: Howard, Charlie Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in certain elective executive offices. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 96 77-0 (2001) Author: Bailey, Kevin Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing the governor to remove from office officers in the executive branch of state government who were appointed by a governor. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 255 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to injury leave for certain state employees injured in the course of performance of duty. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 629 77-0 (2001) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to authorizing the attorney general to administer oaths. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 1425 77-0 (2001) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to transferring the Office of Defense Affairs to the office of the governor. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations No action taken in committee
SB 1516 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to the issuance of certain special license plates by the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Transportation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1527 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to changing the composition of certain state agency governing bodies with an even number of members to comply with the changes made to Section 30a, Article XVI, Texas Constitution. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1039 76-0 (1999) Author: Rangel, Irma Relating to the appointment of members of the governing board of a state university or university system. House: Higher Education Considered in Calendars
HB 1056 76-0 (1999) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the authority of a member of the governing board of a public university system or institution of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 1085 76-0 (1999) Author: Hunter, Bob
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to state agency records management officers. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1440 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to requiring candidates for and appointees to elective public office to submit to drug testing. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1775 76-0 (1999) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to civil actions against and the liability of governmental officials for damages arising from their decisions and communications. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 2003 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to limiting the period for making or accepting certain contributions before a regular legislative session. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 2397 76-0 (1999) Author: Carter, Bill
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the Crime Stoppers Advisory Council. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 2625 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the appointment of certain persons as officers or employees of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission and to restrictions on employment following commission service. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3104 76-0 (1999) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to the ineligibility of a railroad commissioner to become a candidate for another public office. House: State Affairs Postponed
HB 3140 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to participation in certain decisions by state officers; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 14 76-0 (1999) Author: Howard, Charlie Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in certain elective executive offices. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 24 76-0 (1999) Author: Talton, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment to impose term limits on state, district, and local elective offices. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 40 76-0 (1999) Author: Tillery, Dale Proposing a constitutional amendment restricting when an increase in the compensation of members of the legislature and other elected state officers may take effect. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 44 76-0 (1999) Author: Ramsay, Tom | et. al.
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the filling of a vacancy in the office of governor or lieutenant governor. House: State Affairs
Senate: Committee of the Whole Senate
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 74 76-0 (1999) Author: Gray, Patricia
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the commissioner of health and human services serves at the pleasure of the governor. House: State Affairs
Senate: Human Services
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 85 76-0 (1999) Author: Merritt, Tommy Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that a railroad commissioner is ineligible to become a candidate for another public office during the term for which the railroad commissioner is elected or appointed. House: State Affairs Postponed
HJR 95 76-0 (1999) Author: Gray, Patricia
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the adjutant general serves at the pleasure of the governor. House: State Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Filed with the Secretary of State
SB 191 76-0 (1999) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Junell, Robert
Relating to restrictions on certain actions involving the executive head of a state agency; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
SJR 5 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide a four-year term for the head of the state agency that has responsibility for coordinating health and human services and to provide that the term run concurrently with the term of the governor. Senate: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SJR 7 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in certain elective executive offices. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 382 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to requiring candidates for and appointees to elective public office to submit to drug testing. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 497 75-0 (1997) Author: Finnell, Charles Relating to the use of frequent flyer bonuses awarded to certain state officers and employees. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1208 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to electronically processing travel expense reimbursement vouchers for state officers and employees. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1340 75-0 (1997) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to restrictions on certain actions involving the executive head of a state agency; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1360 75-0 (1997) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to the liability of public servants for damages arising from abuse of office. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 1448 75-0 (1997) Author: Hunter, Bob
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to reporting of representation before state agencies by state officers and employees. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
No action taken in committee
HB 2638 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the creation of an office of inspector general for criminal justice. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2841 75-0 (1997) Author: Stiles, Mark | et. al.
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to conforming the statutes to reflect the abolishment of the office of state treasurer. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2965 75-0 (1997) Author: Reyna, Elvira Relating to investment training for board members and investment officers of state agencies. House: Pensions & Investments Laid on the table subject to call
HJR 54 75-0 (1997) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in a statewide elective executive office. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 81 75-0 (1997) Author: Howard, Charlie Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in certain elective executive offices. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 495 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Ramsay, Tom
Relating to travel expenses incurred by state officers and employees. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 536 75-0 (1997) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Junell, Robert
Relating to restrictions on certain actions involving the executive head of a state agency; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Point of order sustained
SB 731 75-0 (1997) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to restrictions on employment of former state officers and employees; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1288 75-0 (1997) Author: Sibley, David Relating to conforming the statutes to reflect the abolishment of the office of state treasurer. Senate: Administration Ordered not printed
SB 1333 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Hunter, Bob
Relating to reporting of representation before state agencies by state officers and employees. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1710 75-0 (1997) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the removal of certain appointive officers from office for good cause. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1755 75-0 (1997) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Reyna, Elvira
Relating to investment training for board members and investment officers of state agencies. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SJR 7 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in certain elective executive offices. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 9 75-0 (1997) Author: Bivins, Teel Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in certain elective executive offices. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 18 75-0 (1997) Author: Galloway, Michael Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in a statewide elective executive office. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 364 74-0 (1995) Author: Siebert, Bill | et. al. Relating to transferring all powers and duties of the state treasurer to the comptroller of public accounts. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 380 74-0 (1995) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the creation of a criminal offense for the failure of a government officer, employee, or agent to perform certain duties required by law. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 383 74-0 (1995) Author: Junell, Robert
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to liability of certain governmental units and to the employees and officers of those units. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 499 74-0 (1995) Author: Finnell, Charles | et. al. Relating to the rental of a motor vehicle to a state employee; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 512 74-0 (1995) Author: Conley, Karyne Relating to the basic orientation and training provided to new and prospective members of the governing bodies of state agencies. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 736 74-0 (1995) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the declination of remuneration by elected or appointed state officers. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1101 74-0 (1995) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to requiring candidates for and appointees to elective public office to submit to drug testing. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1556 74-0 (1995) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to the liability of certain government officials. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 1666 74-0 (1995) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to lobbying the federal government by state officers and employees. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1811 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to resumes filed by candidates for public office; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 2292 74-0 (1995) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to rulemaking by a state agency when one-half or more of the number of positions on the agency's governing body are either unfilled or have been filled by persons who are still awaiting senate confirmation. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2854 74-0 (1995) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the offense of coercion of a public servant. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3002 74-0 (1995) Author: Finnell, Charles Relating to the use of frequent flyer bonuses awarded to certain state officers and employees. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3199 74-0 (1995) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the duties of the secretary of state. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/95
HJR 7 74-0 (1995) Author: Swinford, David Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the eligibility of certain public officers to seek election to and serve in the legislature. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 15 74-0 (1995) Author: Siebert, Bill | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment abolishing the office of state treasurer. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HJR 16 74-0 (1995) Author: Cook, John Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in certain executive offices. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 25 74-0 (1995) Author: Stiles, Mark Proposing a constitutional amendment abolishing the office of state treasurer. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HJR 38 74-0 (1995) Author: Allen, Ray Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the terms, service, and election of members of the legislature and state executive officers. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 45 74-0 (1995) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in a statewide elective executive office. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 62 74-0 (1995) Author: Ogden, Steve Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in a statewide elective executive office. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 70 74-0 (1995) Author: Park, Carolyn Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in a statewide elective executive office. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 83 74-0 (1995) Author: Shields, John Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of years that a person may serve in an elective executive department office of state government. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 93 74-0 (1995) Author: Talton, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment to impose term limits on state, district, and local elective offices. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 24 74-0 (1995) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al. Relating to liability of certain governmental units and to the employees and officers of those units. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 89 74-0 (1995) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Carter, Bill
Relating to the terms served by members of the executive committee of the Office for the Prevention of Developmental Disabilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 399 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Johnson, Jerry
Relating to qualifications of the executive director of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions and Investments
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 670 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to expenses of state agencies and the compensation, expenses, and conditions of employment of state officers, employees, and other workers. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 671 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to the travel expenses incurred by state officers and employees. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1075 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E. | et. al. Relating to a probable cause ruling by the Texas Ethics Commission concerning an offense involving a public servant's misuse of a thing of value belonging to the government or violation of a law relating to the public servant's office or employment; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1242 74-0 (1995) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to certain state-paid travel and the use of state-owned aircraft by certain state officers and employees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1244 74-0 (1995) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to limiting political contributions for statewide and legislative offices; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1245 74-0 (1995) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to requiring certain elected officers and candidates to file federal income tax returns; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 4 74-0 (1995) Author: Bivins, Teel | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in certain elective executive offices. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SJR 9 74-0 (1995) Author: Bivins, Teel Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in certain executive offices. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 14 74-0 (1995) Author: Leedom, John Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in certain executive offices. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in subcommittee
SJR 16 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment abolishing the office of state treasurer. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SJR 22 74-0 (1995) Author: Nelson, Jane Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in a statewide elective executive office. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in subcommittee
SJR 28 74-0 (1995) Author: Galloway, Michael Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in a statewide elective executive office. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in subcommittee
SJR 37 74-0 (1995) Author: Sibley, David Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in a statewide elective executive office. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 103 73-0 (1993) Author: Carona, John Relating to prohibiting a person from simultaneously holding more than one local elective office. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 213 73-0 (1993) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to prohibiting certain gifts from lobbyists. House: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 444 73-0 (1993) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to the liability of certain governmental units and certain governmental employees and officers. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 535 73-0 (1993) Author: Place, Allen
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to an exemption from the nepotism law for personal attendants of certain officers. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 919 73-0 (1993) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the offense of coercion of a public servant. House: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1053 73-0 (1993) Author: Finnell, Charles Relating to the use of frequent flyer bonuses awarded to certain state officers and employees. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1095 73-0 (1993) Author: Schechter, Sue
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to requests for an opinion of the attorney general. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Left pending in committee
HB 1385 73-0 (1993) Author: Eckels, Robert | et. al. Relating to the recall of public officers elected or appointed for a term. House: State Affairs Coauthor Authorized
HB 1941 73-0 (1993) Author: Place, Allen Relating to eligibility for membership on certain state boards and commissions. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2117 73-0 (1993) Author: Moreno, Paul Relating to the benefits and expenses of state officers and employees. House: State Affairs Reported favorably as substituted
HB 2166 73-0 (1993) Author: Gray, Patricia Relating to the reimbursement of legal fees for government officials for conduct arising out of their official duties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2449 73-0 (1993) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to the regulation of persons who communicate to influence legislation or administrative action and to benefits accepted by public servants. House: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2666 73-0 (1993) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to technical and substantive amendments to the laws relating to ethics of public servants, including laws governing the Texas Ethics Commission, communications to influence legislation or administrative action, the filing of personal financial statements, conflicts of interest, the giving or acceptance of certain benefits, and political funds and political advertising; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2696 73-0 (1993) Author: Hirschi, John Relating to eligibility requirements for public office. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HJR 13 73-0 (1993) Author: Swinford, David Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the eligibility of certain public officers to seek election to and serve in the legislature. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HJR 56 73-0 (1993) Author: Eckels, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in certain executive offices. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 60 73-0 (1993) Author: Brimer, Kim Proposing a constitutional amendment to eliminate residence requirements for statewide elected officers. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HJR 64 73-0 (1993) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in certain executive offices. House: State Affairs Coauthor Authorized
HJR 68 73-0 (1993) Author: Eckels, Robert | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize recall elections for officers elected or appointed for a term. House: State Affairs Coauthor Authorized
HJR 73 73-0 (1993) Author: Allen, Ray Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the terms, service, and election of members of the legislature and state executive office. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HJR 94 73-0 (1993) Author: Krusee, Mike Proposing a constitutional amendment to impose term limits on executive and legislative officers of this state. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 181 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the offense of coercion of a public servant. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 300 73-0 (1993) Author: Rosson, Peggy | et. al. Relating to the commissioner of higher education. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 528 73-0 (1993) Author: Leedom, John Relating to the use that a state officer or employee may make of a state credit card. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 751 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Black, Layton
Relating to the benefits and expenses of the state and state officers and employees. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 758 73-0 (1993) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the reimbursement of legal fees for governmental officials to conduct arising out of their official duties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 788 73-0 (1993) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to requests for an opinion of the attorney general. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1005 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven | et. al.
Sponsor: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis
Relating to technical and substantive amendments to the laws relating to ethics of public servants, including laws governing the Texas Ethics Commission, communications to influence legislation or administrative action, the filing of personal financial statements, conflicts of interest, the giving or acceptance of certain benefits, and political funds and political advertising; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Cmte of the Whole on Red., Ethics & Elections
House passage as amended reported
SB 1006 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to the regulation of persons who communicate to influence legislation or administrative action and to benefits accepted by public servants. Senate: Cmte of the Whole on Red., Ethics & Elections No action taken in subcommittee
SB 1312 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to chief administrative officers of state agencies. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 1483 73-0 (1993) Author: Lucio, Eddie Relating to certain contributions made to an association or organization of employees of a regulatory agency. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SJR 2 73-0 (1993) Author: Bivins, Teel Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in certain executive offices. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SJR 12 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow judges and other government officeholders to be eligible to serve in the Texas Legislature during their terms of office. Senate: Cmte of the Whole on Red., Ethics & Elections Left pending in subcommittee
SJR 14 73-0 (1993) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al.
Sponsor: Swinford, David
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the eligibility of certain public officers to seek election to and serve in the legislature. House: State Affairs
Senate: Cmte of the Whole on Red., Ethics & Elections
Record vote
HB 96 72-0 (1991) Author: Williamson, Richard Relating to a requirement that executive directors and members of the governing boards of state agencies acknowledge that they have received and read state auditor reports relating to their agencies. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 123 72-0 (1991) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the form of the ballot in the general election for state and county officers. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 125 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Sam Relating to a write-in candidacy in the general election for state and county officers. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 131 72-0 (1991) Author: Hury, James | et. al.
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to the liability of certain governmental units and certain governmental employees and officers. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 245 72-0 (1991) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the membership of the Texas Water Commission. House: Natural Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 246 72-0 (1991) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the composition of the State Highway and Public Transportation Commission. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 247 72-0 (1991) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the composition of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission. House: Liquor Regulation Referred to subcommittee
HB 248 72-0 (1991) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the composition of the Texas Employment Commission. House: Labor and Employment Relations Referred to Labor & Employment Relations
HB 249 72-0 (1991) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to expansion of the membership of the State Purchasing and General Services Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 351 72-0 (1991) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to expansion of the membership of the board of directors of the Texas Public Finance Authority. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 424 72-0 (1991) Author: Conley, Karyne Relating to basic orientation and training provided to new and prospective members of the governing boards of state agencies. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 840 72-0 (1991) Author: Price, Albert Relating to the composition of the governing bodies of certain state agencies. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 891 72-0 (1991) Author: Grusendorf, Kent
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to appointing the commissioner of education. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1630 72-0 (1991) Author: Kuempel, Edmund | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the creation and adminstration of a tax-exempt money market mutual fund for current and retired state employees, statewide elected public officers, and members of the legislature. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Finance
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 1918 72-0 (1991) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the eligibility of a person to be a candidate for the United States House of Representatives or the United States Senate. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1964 72-0 (1991) Author: Smith, Dalton Relating to the authority of the governor to designate the presiding officer and executive director of certain state boards and commissions. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2223 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Jerry Relating to the terms served by the members of the Texas Agricultural Finance Authority. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2683 72-0 (1991) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to expanding the governing bodies of certain state agencies, boards, and commissions. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2729 72-0 (1991) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to state liability for conduct of public servants. House: State Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 2733 72-0 (1991) Author: De La Garza, Eddie Relating to the use of frequent flyer bonuses awarded to certain state officers and employees. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 3 72-0 (1991) Author: Hernandez, Christine Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the eligibility of public officers who seek other elective office at a special election and excepting those officers from the automatic resignation provisions of the constitution. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 24 72-0 (1991) Author: Wilson, Ron | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of years a person may serve in public office. House: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HJR 72 72-0 (1991) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide that a state board, commission, or other agency is governed by a board composed of an odd number of three or more members. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 82 72-0 (1991) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of consecutive terms that a person may serve in the senate, in the house of representatives, or in an elective statewide executive department office. House: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
HJR 96 72-0 (1991) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide that a state board, commission, or other agency is governed by a board composed of five members with five-year staggered terms. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1 72-0 (1991) Author: Glasgow, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Laney, James
Relating to ethics of public servants, including the composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Ethics Commission; to registration, reporting, and restrictions concerning expenditures made to influence legislation or administrative action; to personal financial statements filed by public officers and employees; to the giving or acceptance of certain benefits; to restrictions and reporting concerning political contributions and expenditures; and providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 119 72-0 (1991) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to a prohibition on certain activities of former state officers or employees; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to s/c on Elections & Ethics by Pres
SB 147 72-0 (1991) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to grants by the Texas Commission on the Arts and the composition of the commission. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 163 72-0 (1991) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the liability of certain governmental units and certain governmental employees and officers. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
SB 307 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven
Sponsor: Glaze, Bob
Relating to the commissioner of health. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 646 72-0 (1991) Author: Leedom, John Relating to requiring one public member of certain state boards, commissions, and other agencies to be at least 55 years of age. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 721 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to expanding the governing bodies of certain state agencies, boards, and commissions. Senate: State Affairs Postponed in committee
SB 1012 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the travel of state officers and employees. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1014 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the creation of a tax-exempt money market mutual fund for state employees, state-wide elected officials and duly elected members of the Texas Legislature and providing for electronic funds transfer. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1057 72-0 (1991) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Johnson, Jerry
Relating to the terms served by the appointed members of the board of directors of the Texas Agricultural Finance Authority. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 1199 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the offense of coercion of a public servant. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
1st Printing sent to Calendars
SB 1225 72-0 (1991) Author: Dickson, Temple Relating to the liability of certain governmental employees, officers, and volunteers. Senate: Economic Development Left pending in committee
SJR 7 72-0 (1991) Author: Ratliff, Bill Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to eligibility to the legislature of certain local officeholders. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in subcommittee
SJR 37 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide that a state board, commission, or other agency is governed by a board composed of an odd number of three or more members who serve staggered four-year terms. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 38 72-0 (1991) Author: Krier, Cynthia Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of consecutive terms that a person may serve in the senate, in the house of representatives, or in an elective statewide executive department office. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 5 72-1 (1991) Author: Robnett, Nolan Relating to public officers and employees and to public servant benefits. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 23 72-1 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al. Relating to public officers and employees and to public servant benefits. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Referred to State Affairs
SJR 9 72-1 (1991) Author: Glasgow, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the terms of office for officers appointed by the Governor. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4 72-2 (1991) Author: Heflin, Talmadge | et. al. Relating to drug tests for candidates for and holders of certain state and district offices. Filed
HB 50 72-2 (1991) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to an exemption from the nepotism law for personal attendants of certain officers. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 99 72-2 (1991) Author: Counts, David Relating to the salary of the commissioner of insurance; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 29 72-2 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to public officers and employees and to public servant benefits. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 487 70-0 (1987) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to the salaries of certain persons involved in the regulation of financial institutions. House: Financial Institutions Placed on General State Calendar
HB 642 70-0 (1987) Author: Cooper, Anne Relating to the appointment by the governor of the commissioner of agriculture. House: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
HB 699 70-0 (1987) Author: Rudd, Jim
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to the appointment, qualification, powers, and duties of the State Auditor. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 951 70-0 (1987) Author: Richardson, Bob Relating to the regulation of nepotism in government. House: State Affairs Pending in committee
HB 1036 70-0 (1987) Author: Evans, Charles
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the authority of members and employees of the Railroad Commission of Texas to have ex parte consultations and communications and to authorize certain discovery proceedings. House: Energy
Senate: Natural Resources
Senate conferees appointed
HB 1321 70-0 (1987) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the provision of day-care services to state officers and employees. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1948 70-0 (1987) Author: Robnett, Nolan
Sponsor: Tejeda, Frank
Relating to conflicts of interest of local public officials. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 2209 70-0 (1987) Author: Ceverha, Bill Relating to the establishment of a set of guidelines to define proper usage of state owned aircraft by state employees. House: State Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2378 70-0 (1987) Author: Harris, Jack
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the creation of the offense of interfering with the duties of public servants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Tagged in committee
HJR 26 70-0 (1987) Author: Patterson, Pete Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide that a person is ineligible to be appointed or elected to certain elective offices during a term of probation or punishment for a criminal offense. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HJR 64 70-0 (1987) Author: Wilson, Ron Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the automatic resignation from office of certain officeholders seeking other elective office. House: Elections Referred to Elections
SB 201 70-0 (1987) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to the liability, procedure, and defense of civil claims against governmental units and public servants. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably with substitute
SB 576 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John Relating to the civil liability of certain public officials. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 624 70-0 (1987) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Hill, Patricia
Relating to conflicts of interest involving certain public officers and employees; defining offenses and providing remedies and penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 840 70-0 (1987) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Harrison, Dudley
Relating to the term of office of elected public weighers. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 933 70-0 (1987) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Richardson, Bob
Relating to the regulation of nepotism in government. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
SB 1039 70-0 (1987) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to the manner in which the constitutional oath of office is taken. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1182 70-0 (1987) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to creation of the offense of interfering with the duties of public servants. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1443 70-0 (1987) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to the authority of the secretary of state to interpret and administer the law providing standards of conduct for certain public officers and employees and to reliance on those interpretations. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SJR 53 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Chet
Sponsor: Glossbrenner, Ernestine
Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the legislature to limit the authority of a governor to fill vacancies in state and district offices if the governor is not reelected. Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 38 70-2 (1987) Author: Ceverha, Bill Relating to proper usage of aircraft owned or leased by the state. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 139 70-2 (1987) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank Relating to election of the members of the public utility commission and the regulation of utilities. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 77 69-0 (1985) Author: Keller, Ray Relating to the standards of conduct and financial disclosure requirements for certain public servants, a requirement that persons bidding on state contracts disclose conflicts of interest, the punishment for the offense of official misconduct, and the creation of the offense of conflict of interest. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 148 69-0 (1985) Author: Keller, Ray Relating to venue in the criminal prosecution of state employees and officers charged with offenses involving abuse of office. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor authorized
HB 176 69-0 (1985) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to standards of conduct and financial disclosure requirements for certain public servants and former public servants; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 226 69-0 (1985) Author: Smith, Terral
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the state's liability for and defense of certain claims against certain public servants. House: State Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 463 69-0 (1985) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to certain standards of conduct for state officers and employees. House: State Affairs Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 1083 69-0 (1985) Author: Laney, James Amending Article 5996a (which prohibits State employment of certain persons related to State officers) so as to exempt persons who have completed three full semesters as full time professors in a professional school in the two years immediately prior to the election or appointment of the State officer concerned, and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs Companion considered in lieu in comm.
HB 1253 69-0 (1985) Author: Oliver, Jesse Relating to the state's duty to indemnify current or former state officers, contractors, or employees for legal expenses incurred in certain criminal proceedings. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 1461 69-0 (1985) Author: Gavin, John Relating to the compensation, leave and work accounting records of the members of the State Board of Insurance and decision making by the State Board of Insurance with respect to matters within its quasi-judicial jurisdiction. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1466 69-0 (1985) Author: Adkisson, Tommy Relating to the regulation of nepotism in government. House: State Affairs Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 1607 69-0 (1985) Author: Oliver, Jesse Relating to the state's duty to indemnify current or former state officers, contractors, or employees for legal expenses incurred in certain criminal proceedings. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1964 69-0 (1985) Author: Oliveira, René
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to the authority of the secretary of state to interpret and administer the law providing standards of conduct for certain public officers and employees and to reliance on those interpretations. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Returned from Senate as amended
HB 1966 69-0 (1985) Author: Oliveira, René
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to the filing of financial statements by persons appointed to fill vacancies in elective offices and to the secretary of state's duty to send copies of the financial statement form to certain persons. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HJR 45 69-0 (1985) Author: Tejeda, Frank Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the automatic resignation from office of certain public officials seeking other elective office and prohibiting the holding of more than one elective office at one time. House: Elections Placed on Const. Amendments Calendar
SB 22 69-0 (1985) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Wolens, Steven
Relating to conflicts of interest involving certain public officers and employees; providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Withdrawn from calendar
SB 567 69-0 (1985) Author: Sarpalius, Bill Relating to the kinds of relationships covered by nepotism laws. Senate: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 687 69-0 (1985) Author: Montford, John Relating to the state's liability for and defense of certain claims against certain public servants. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
SB 734 69-0 (1985) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the state's duty to indemnify current or former state officers, contractors, or employees for legal expenses incurred in certain criminal proceedings. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
SB 1128 69-0 (1985) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Gavin, John
Relating to the compensation, leave and work accounting records, and meetings of the members of the State Board of Insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1400 69-0 (1985) Author: Howard, Ed
Sponsor: Jackson, Lee
Relating to standards of conduct of certain state officers and employees. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 1424 69-0 (1985) Author: Sarpalius, Bill Relating to the value of honorariums that may be accepted by an elected official. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 11 69-2 (1986) Author: Ragsdale, Paul Relating to a reduction in the salary paid to state officers and employees. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 12 69-2 (1986) Author: Ragsdale, Paul Relating to a reduction in the salary paid to state officers and employees. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 96 69-2 (1986) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to the salary paid to state officers and employees for fiscal year 1987. House: Appropriations Laid on the table subject to call
SB 40 69-2 (1986) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Rudd, Jim
Relating to the salary rate applicable to agencies, institutions, and judiciary units receiving appropriations in Article I through IV of Chapter 980, Acts of 69th Legislature, Regular Session, 1985, as amended, and to certain duties of the comptroller. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
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HB 75 69-3 (1986) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the state's liability for and defense of certain claims against certain public servants and to the limitation of liability of those public servants. House: State Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 50 69-3 (1986) Author: Montford, John Relating to the state's liability for and defense of certain claims against public servants and to the limitation of liability of those public servants. Senate: State Affairs Postponed in committee
HB 832 68-0 (1983) Author: Millsap, Mike Relating to the regulation of nepotism in government. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 836 68-0 (1983) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the state's liability for and defense of certain claims against certain public servants. House: State Affairs Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1162 68-0 (1983) Author: Garcia, Matt Relating to security officers for certain state officeholders. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Committee on Law Enforcement
HB 1205 68-0 (1983) Author: Shaw, Larry Relating to standards of conduct and financial disclosure requirements for certain public servants and former public servants; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1239 68-0 (1983) Author: Garcia, Matt Relating to the provision of mileage guides by the comptroller of public accounts. House: Ways & Means See remarks
HB 1265 68-0 (1983) Author: Coody, Bill Relating to deductions from state officer's and employee's compensation. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Committee on Financial Institutions
HB 1448 68-0 (1983) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to conflicts of interest involving certain public officers and employees; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1749 68-0 (1983) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to conflicts of interest of local public officials; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2095 68-0 (1983) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to offenses against public administration and offenses involving the abuse of office or employment, including theft, by a public servant; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Reported from subcommittee favorably with amendments
HJR 14 68-0 (1983) Author: Jackson, Lee Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to restrictions on candidacy for public office. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HJR 23 68-0 (1983) Author: Wilson, Ron Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the governor, with the advice and consent of the senate, to remove any officer holding a position filled by gubernatorial appointment. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HJR 65 68-0 (1983) Author: Hall, W. N. "Billy"
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the payment of assistance to the surviving dependent parents, brothers, and sisters of certain public servants killed while on duty. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Filed without the Governor's signature
HJR 107 68-0 (1983) Author: Shaw, Larry Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the legislature to provide a method to remove members of the Public Utility Commission at a recall election. House: State Affairs See remarks
SB 8 68-0 (1983) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to election of members of the State Highway and Public Transportation Commission. Senate: State Affairs No action taken
SB 9 68-0 (1983) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the composition and election of members of the public utility commission. Senate: State Affairs See remarks
SB 144 68-0 (1983) Author: Blake, Roy
Sponsor: Polk, Mary
Relating to the qualifications of the commissioner of mental health and mental retardation. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Record vote
SB 166 68-0 (1983) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the salaries of certain public officials and employees. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 194 68-0 (1983) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to the times at which certain vacancies in state and district offices may be filled, appointments to fill vacancies for certain partial terms, the terms of certain state and district officers, and the time at which certain terms expire. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 195 68-0 (1983) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to application of the nepotism law to senate confirmation of certain appointees. Senate: State Affairs Testimony taken
SB 286 68-0 (1983) Author: Vale, Bob Relating to the executive director of the Texas Department of Water Resources; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Natural Resources Postponed
SB 319 68-0 (1983) Author: McFarland, Bob
Sponsor: Millsap, Mike
Relating to the regulation of nepotism in government; providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 628 68-0 (1983) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to security officers for certain state officeholders. Senate: State Affairs No action taken
SB 651 68-0 (1983) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Smith, Terral
Relating to offenses against public administration and offenses involving the abuse of office or employment, including theft, by a public servant; providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
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SB 773 68-0 (1983) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Wolens, Steven
Relating to standards of conduct and financial disclosure requirements for certain public servants and former public servants; providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on daily General State Calendar
SB 824 68-0 (1983) Author: Montford, John Relating to standards of conduct and financial disclosure requirements for certain public servants and former public servants; providing a penalty. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably with amendments
SB 874 68-0 (1983) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to deductions from state officers' and employees' compensation. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SB 1054 68-0 (1983) Author: Kothmann, Glenn Relating to the provision of a mileage guide by the comptroller of public accounts for use in calculating state travel expenses. Senate: State Affairs No action taken
SJR 45 68-0 (1983) Author: McFarland, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to senate confirmation of appointments by the governor to the judiciary and to the Railroad Commission. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 4 68-1 (1983) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to conflicts of interest involving certain public officers and employees; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 3 67-0 (1981) Author: Clayton, Bill
Sponsor: Short, E.L.
Relating to creation of a committee to study laws about the conduct of public servants. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 215 67-0 (1981) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to appropriations for increases in salaries and for state participation in group insurance premiums for state officers and employees. House: Appropriations Coauthor authorized
HB 216 67-0 (1981) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to increases in salaries and state participation in group insurance premiums for certain state employees and officers. House: Appropriations Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 447 67-0 (1981) Author: Hill, Gerald
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the appointment and qualifications of the commissioner of Human Resources. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
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HB 592 67-0 (1981) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to political activity of officers and employees of the Department of Human Resources. House: Human Services Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 1715 67-0 (1981) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine Relating to the creation of a State Ethics Commission. pref. no. 65. House: State Affairs Comm. report printed & sent to Comm. on Local & Consent Cal.
HB 1920 67-0 (1981) Author: Riley, Ken Relating to classification as a capital offense of the murder of a legislator or person holding an elective statewide office. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken
HB 2018 67-0 (1981) Author: Lee, El Franco Relating to the use of facsimile signatures by authorized public officers in connecting with certain contract documents. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2176 67-0 (1981) Author: Hartung, Frank
Sponsor: Doggett, Lloyd
Relating to the record identifying persons who request access to certain financial information filed with the secretary of state by state officers and employees pursuant to law. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
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HCR 128 67-0 (1981) Author: Hill, Gerald Granting Mission Insurance Company permission to sue the state. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration
Posting rule suspended
HCR 187 67-0 (1981) Author: Hill, Gerald Granting Metropolitan Life Insurance Company permission to sue the state. House: Judicial Affairs Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HCR 190 67-0 (1981) Author: Hill, Gerald Granting New York Life Insurance Company permission to sue the state. House: Judicial Affairs Reported from committee favorably with amendments
HJR 20 67-0 (1981) Author: Benedict, Jerry L. Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow a public school teacher who is also serving as a member of a local governmental district's governing body to receive a salary for teaching and a salary for serving on the governing body. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to subcommittee
HJR 21 67-0 (1981) Author: Barton, Erwin Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit persons who are compensated with state funds, other than state officers, to receive compensation for serving on governing bodies of political subdivisions. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to subcommittee
HJR 63 67-0 (1981) Author: Criss, Lloyd Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the civil liability of elected public officers for the unlawful or unauthorized conduct of subordinates. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HJR 108 67-0 (1981) Author: Criss, Lloyd Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the method of selecting the secretary of state. House: Constitutional Amendments Coauthor authorized
SB 98 67-0 (1981) Author: Leedom, John Relating to appropriations for increases in salaries and for state participation in group insurance premiums for state officers and employees. Senate: Finance Referred to subcommittee
SB 99 67-0 (1981) Author: Leedom, John Relating to increases in salaries and state participation in group insurance premiums for certain state employees and officers. Senate: Finance Referred to subcommittee
SB 118 67-0 (1981) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: Schlueter, Stan
Relating to deductions from state officers' and employees' compensation. House: Employment Practices
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 172 67-0 (1981) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Nabers, Lynn
Redistricting representation by certain persons having conflicts of interest in matters related to the medical assistance program; providing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
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SB 189 67-0 (1981) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Nabers, Lynn
Relating to political activity of officers and employees of the Texas Department of Human Resources. House: Human Services
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 215 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the qualifications of the Commissioner of the Department of Human Resources. Senate: Human Resources Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 235 67-0 (1981) Author: Wilson, John
Sponsor: Lewis, Gibson
Relating to application of the nepotism law to confirmation of certain appointees. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 433 67-0 (1981) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to the appointment and qualifications of the commissioner of human resources. Senate: Human Resources No action taken
SB 688 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to limits on state liability on claims against state officers and employees. Senate: Finance Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 1145 67-0 (1981) Author: Leedom, John Relating to special license plates for certain state officials. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 1176 67-0 (1981) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: Schlueter, Stan
Relating to the qualifications of the Banking Commissioner. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
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SCR 37 67-0 (1981) Author: Blake, Roy
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Directing State Highways and Public Transportation Commission to issue "State Official" plates only to certain officials. House: Transportation
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
SCR 127 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack Granting The Equitable Life Assurance Society permission to sue the state. Senate: Administration No action taken
SCR 128 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack Granting Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York permission to sue the state. Senate: Administration No action taken
SCR 134 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack Granting George R. Brown permission to sue the state. Senate: State Affairs Received from the Senate
SJR 15 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Proposing a constitutional amendment to extend the governor's removal power to all gubernatorially appointed public officers. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HCR 1 67-1 (1981) Author: Hill, Gerald Granting Mission Insurance Company permission to sue the state. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration, Special
Referred to Committee on Administration
SCR 1 67-1 (1981) Author: Traeger, John Granting Mission Insurance Company permission to sue the state. Senate: Administration, Special Referred to Committee on Administration
HB 133 66-0 (1979) Author: Green, Gene Relating to restrictions on conduct of members of the State Board of Insurance, the Commissioner of Insurance, and certain persons and entities. House: Insurance Considered by committee in formal meeting
HB 274 66-0 (1979) Author: Lalor, Lance Relating to establishing the offense of aggravated official oppression. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 289 66-0 (1979) Author: Simpson, Bob Relating to participation in the state employees retirement system by persons in elective state official class. House: State Affairs Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
HB 319 66-0 (1979) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Conferring jurisdiction on the district courts to hear and determine election contests relative to boards of certain agencies. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 342 66-0 (1979) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the penalty for the offense of official oppression. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 371 66-0 (1979) Author: Reyes, Ben T. Relating to the establishment of penalties and definition of official oppression. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 390 66-0 (1979) Author: Salinas, Froy Relating to making the murder of an elected public official or a public schoolteacher a capital offense in certain circumstances. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 612 66-0 (1979) Author: Allred, Dave Relating to mandatory retirement of public employees because of age. House: State Affairs Reported from subcommittee favorably with amendments
HB 812 66-0 (1979) Author: Grant, Ben Z. Relating to former officers or employees of state agencies who represent other persons before the agencies. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 933 66-0 (1979) Author: Lauhoff, Herman E. Relating to the penalty for the offense of official oppression. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 1035 66-0 (1979) Author: Ezzell, Michael H. Relating to qualifications for the office of Commissioner of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. House: Health Services Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 1147 66-0 (1979) Author: Laney, James
Sponsor: Vale, Bob
Relating to creditable service in the Employees Retirement System of Texas as an elective state official. House: House Administration
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1578 66-0 (1979) Author: Nowlin, James Relating to the offense of capital murder when an officer or employee of government is murdered. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1881 66-0 (1979) Author: Head, Fred Relating to lobbying by certain public servants. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 2224 66-0 (1979) Author: Rains, Don Relating to compensation of the director and deputy director of the Office of State-Federal Relations. House: Appropriations Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 2269 66-0 (1979) Author: Benedict, Jerry L.
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to the application of nepotism laws. House: Judiciary
Senate: Administration
Vetoed by the Governor
HJR 35 66-0 (1979) Author: Simpson, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment to give the governor limited power to remove appointed officers. House: Constitutional Amendments Coauthor authorized
HJR 66 66-0 (1979) Author: Tejeda, Frank Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to provide by law for the removal of elective public officers by recall. House: Constitutional Amendments Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HJR 71 66-0 (1979) Author: Criss, Lloyd Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the civil liability of elected public officials for the unlawful or unauthorized conduct of subordinates. House: Constitutional Amendments Scheduled for future calendar placement
HJR 83 66-0 (1979) Author: Schlueter, Stan Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of times that a person may be elected governor, lieutenant governor, or attorney general. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
HJR 84 66-0 (1979) Author: Schlueter, Stan Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of consecutive terms that a person may be elected governor, lieutenant governor, or attorney general. House: Constitutional Amendments Message from the Governor recorded in Journal
SB 1084 66-0 (1979) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to the eligibility of former employees of the Public Utility Commission to hold employment with a utility company or affiliated interest. Senate: Human Resources Removed from local and uncontested calendar
SB 1320 66-0 (1979) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the application of nepotism laws. House: Judiciary
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on Judiciary
SJR 8 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter
Sponsor: Simpson, Bob
Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the governor to remove appointed officers with the advice and consent of the senate; and allowing the governor to call a special session of the senate for this purpose. House: Constitutional Amendments
Senate: State Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
SJR 27 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of times that a person may be elected governor or lieutenant governor. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SJR 40 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the lieutenant governor's compensation is set by law. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SJR 55 66-0 (1979) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the liability of elected public officers for the unlawful or unauthorized conduct of subordinates. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
HB 28 65-0 (1977) Author: Bryant, John W. Relating to the effect of resignation of certain public officers from an unexpired term of office after election to a succeeding term; and declaring an emergency. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 812 65-0 (1977) Author: Blake, Roy
Sponsor: Adams, Don
Relating to the authority of the attorney general to defend certain suits against a grand juror or jury commissioner. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days
HB 1167 65-0 (1977) Author: Temple, Arthur "Buddy" Relating to exceptions to the nepotism law. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1317 65-0 (1977) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to exemption of interests held in certain trusts from disclosure under the ethics and financial disclosure law. House: Judicial Affairs Tabled
HB 1372 65-0 (1977) Author: Hill, Gerald Relating to the purchase of motor vehicle liability insurance for certain state officers and employees. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 1446 65-0 (1977) Author: Gaston, Frank Relating to the method of appointment or employment of executive heads of certain state agencies. House: State Affairs Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 1447 65-0 (1977) Author: Ribak, Abraham D. Relating to removal of elective public officers of the state and its political subdivisions by recall elections and to filling vacancies created by this method of removal; making the Act effective only upon the adoption of constitutional amendment. House: Elections Referred to Committee on Elections
HB 1540 65-0 (1977) Author: Untermeyer, Chase Relating to the removal of the disability to hold public office resulting from conviction for a felony offense where the defendant is placed on probation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1556 65-0 (1977) Author: Weddington, Sarah Relating to retaliation by a public servant agaist a person for instituting a complaint of or action against discrimination. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2040 65-0 (1977) Author: Powers, Pike Exempting the secretary of state, his employees, and agents and the county clerk, his employees and agents from personal liability by reason of any error or omission in the performance of any duty under Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code, unless guilty of failing to faithfully execute the duties of the office. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
HB 2170 65-0 (1977) Author: Heatly, W.S. "Bill" Relating to compensation of the executive director and general counsel of the State Bar. House: Appropriations Referred to subcommittee
HB 2172 65-0 (1977) Author: Presnal, Bill
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to renewal fees for a licenses issued by, and per diems for members of, the Texas Board of Examiners in the Fitting and Dispensing of Hearing Aids. House: Appropriations
Senate: Human Resources
Effective in 90 days
HB 2242 65-0 (1977) Author: Kaster, James J. Relating to travel expense reimbursements and the state's participation in group insurance premiums for state officers and employees. House: Appropriations Considered by committee in public hearing
HJR 10 65-0 (1977) Author: Simpson, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment to set the period during which terms of appointed state officers expire. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to subcommittee
HJR 12 65-0 (1977) Author: Simpson, Bob Proposing an amendment to Article IV, of the Texas Constitution, to give the governor limited power to remove appointed officers. House: Constitutional Amendments Assigned to Constitutional Amendments Calendar
HJR 22 65-0 (1977) Author: Kubiak, Dan Proposing an amendment to Article IV, Sections 4, 22, and 23, of the Texas Constitution, so as to change the term of office for the governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, comptroller of public accounts, treasurer, commissioner of the general land office, secretary of state, and certain statutory state officers from foru years to two years. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to subcommittee
HJR 35 65-0 (1977) Author: Baker, Andrew Z. Proposing an amendment of Article XVI of the Texas Constitution to limit the civil liability of elected public officers for the unlawful or unauthorized conduct of subordinates. House: Constitutional Amendments Assigned to Constitutional Amendments Calendar
HJR 57 65-0 (1977) Author: Ribak, Abraham D. Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution to limit the number of times that a person may be elected to the office of Governor or Lieutenant Governor. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to subcommittee
HJR 69 65-0 (1977) Author: Ribak, Abraham D. Proposing and amendment of the Texas Constitution to authorize removal of elective public officers of the state and of political subdivisions of the state by recall. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
SB 20 65-0 (1977) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Presnal, Bill
Relating to contributions for state employees to the Old Age and Survivors Insurance Program of the Federal Social Security Act. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
90 Day Bill
SB 37 65-0 (1977) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Presnal, Bill
Relating to the state's liability for and defense of claims based on certain conduct of state officers or employees. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
90 Day Bill
SB 92 65-0 (1977) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Providing partial public financing of the campaigns of candidates for the office of railroad commissioner. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 312 65-0 (1977) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to the liability of the state for certain actions of state officers or employees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 376 65-0 (1977) Author: Hance, Kent Relating to the defense of and payment of damages in certain causes of action against certain state officers and employees. House: State Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 435 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to regulation of pecuniary interests of members and former members of certain state boards and commissions; providing a penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 436 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to certain conduct of members of the State Board of Insurance. Senate: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 547 65-0 (1977) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the amount to which members of the Texas Water Quality Board are entitled while engaged in authorized business of the board. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 1310 65-0 (1977) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M.
Sponsor: Kaster, James J.
Relating to travel expense reimbursements and the state's participation in group insurance premiums for state officers and employees. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SJR 7 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution to limit the number of times that a person may be elected to the office of Governor or Lieutenant Governor. Senate: State Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
SJR 15 65-0 (1977) Author: McKnight, Peyton Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the duration of the holdover authority of gubernatorial appointees to public offices and to state the effect of the senate's failure to act on an appointment that has been submitted to it. House: Constitutional Amendments
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
SJR 25 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter To provide that appointive members of governmental bodies who are appointed by the governor shall serve at the pleasure of the governor. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SJR 31 65-0 (1977) Author: Sherman, Max Proposing a constitutional amendment to set the period during which terms of appointed state officers expire. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SJR 33 65-0 (1977) Author: Sherman, Max To give the governor limited power to remove appointed officers. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SJR 37 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit members and former members of certain state boards and commission from having certain pecuniary interests. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 10 65-2 (1978) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Laney, James
Relating to contributions by State Agency from Social Security Trust Fund in order to obtain Federal Old Age and Survivors insurance coverage for state employees and officials; making provision for contributions by state-paid judges. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 150 64-0 (1975) Author: Earle, Ronald Providing for increases in salaries, travel expense reimbursement, and state participation in group insurance premiums for certain state officers and employees; prescribing sources of funds, conditions and limitations; making appropriations; authorizing the comptroller to promulgate rules, regulations, and procedures. House: Appropriations Referred to Committee on Appropriations
HB 377 64-0 (1975) Author: Bryant, John W. Relating to the effect of resignation of certain public officers from an unexpired term of office after election to a succeeding term. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 421 64-0 (1975) Author: Head, Fred
Sponsor: Aikin, Jr., A.M.
Making appropriations to provide for increases in salaries, travel expense reimbursements, and state participation in group insurance premiums for state officers and employees; authorizing certain transfers; providing limitations. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 572 64-0 (1975) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to prohibiting certain officers and employees and former officers and employees of a state agency from representing clients before the agency; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 578 64-0 (1975) Author: Allred, Dave Relating to certain qualifications for the Commissioner of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. House: Health & Welfare Referred to subcommittee
HB 676 64-0 (1975) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to prohibiting certain officers and employees and former officers and employees of a state agency from representing clients before the agency; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 779 64-0 (1975) Author: Grant, Ben Z. Relating to the term of office of the state auditor. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 822 64-0 (1975) Author: Hutchison, Ray Relating to disclosure of contributions and gifts to certain elected officers; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 839 64-0 (1975) Author: Caldwell, Neil
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to the requirement that certain officers of government and candidates make public disclosure of interests in property that are acquired from them with public funds; providing a criminal penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days
HB 990 64-0 (1975) Author: Caldwell, Neil Relating to preventing or attempting to prevent certain state officers, agents, or employees from communicating certain information to a member of the legislature or retaliating against such persons for communicating the information. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1009 64-0 (1975) Author: Bigham, John R. Relating to the offense of and punishment for bribery. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1058 64-0 (1975) Author: Bird, Ronald C.
Sponsor: Hance, Kent
Relating to the payment in advance of travel expenses incurred by state employees and officers in the exercise of their official duties; establishing a revolving petty cash fund. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective in 90 days
HB 1185 64-0 (1975) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt Defining the word "trivial" as used in said section; providing that said exceptions shall not be a criminal offense and no prosecution shall arise therefrom. House: State Affairs Reported from subcommittee favorably with amendments
HB 1236 64-0 (1975) Author: Pentony, Joe Relating to the reporting and regulation of donations, receipts, and disbursements of salary supplementation for certain state officers and employees. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1592 64-0 (1975) Author: Reynolds, Richard F. Relating to the content of the financial statement required to be filed by certain state officers, appointees, executive heads of state agencies, and candidates. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1593 64-0 (1975) Author: Reynolds, Richard F. Relating to the content of the financial statement required to be filed by certain state officers, appointees, executive heads of state agencies, and candidates. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HJR 44 64-0 (1975) Author: Sullivant, Bill Relating to revising the executive provisions of the constitution. House: Constitutional Revision Referred to Committee on Constitutional Revision
HJR 89 64-0 (1975) Author: Cartlidge, Tom Relating to shortening the oath of office for certain state officials. House: Constitutional Revision Referred to Committee on Constitutional Revision
HJR 92 64-0 (1975) Author: Nichols, R.C. "Nick" Relating to the duration of offices not fixed by the constitution. House: Constitutional Revision Referred to Committee on Constitutional Revision
SB 465 64-0 (1975) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to political activity of officers and employees of the State Department of Public Welfare. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: State Affairs
Governor submitted as emergency
SB 504 64-0 (1975) Author: Hance, Kent Relating to the payment in advance of travel expenses incurred by state employees and officers in the exercise of their official duties; establishing a revolving petty cash fund. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Notice given
SB 588 64-0 (1975) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to standards of conduct of state officers and employees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 790 64-0 (1975) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to the Employees Retirement System of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 1009 64-0 (1975) Author: Braecklein, Bill Relating to the civil liability of governmental units. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
SJR 14 64-0 (1975) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob" Amending Constitution to revise the executive provisions; providing transition provisions. Senate: Texas Constitution Referred to Committee on Texas Constitution
SJR 54 64-0 (1975) Author: Meier, Bill Amending Constitution to revise the executive provisions of the Texas Constitution. Senate: Texas Constitution Referred to Committee on Texas Constitution
HB 1 63-0 (1973) Author: Nugent, James E.
Sponsor: Herring, Charles
Relating to the conduct of certain state officers and employees and the requirement that certain interests, activities, and gifts be disclosed; providing civil and criminal sanctions. House: State Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Signed by the Governor
HB 85 63-0 (1973) Author: Clark, Jim Declaring a policy for a standards of ethics for members of the House of Representatives and Senate, legislative officers or employees, elected or appointed state officers, and judges; establishing standards of conduct; creating a State Ethics Commission; requiring reporting a campaign financial contributions; requiring full, public disclosure of all sources of income, debts, holdings of members, officers and judges and their immediate families; requiring legislative agents to register with the Ethics Commission and submit certain information to the comission; prescribing standards of conduct for legislative agents; declaring violations and penalties for legislative agents; declaring powers and duties of the Ethics Commission; declaring findings and disposition of cases brought before Ethics Commission members; declaring violations and penalties; providing for appeals; providing that other remedies not be prejudiced; repealing certain other acts; providing for severability and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs Subcommittee hearing notice posted
HB 188 63-0 (1973) Author: Hollowell, Bill
Sponsor: McKnight, Peyton
Relating to the liability of units of state government for certain property damage under the Texas Tort Claims Act; amending Sections 3 and 16, Chapter 292, Acts of the 61st Legislature, Regular Session, 1969 (Article 6252-19, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Signed by the Governor
HB 537 63-0 (1973) Author: Green, Forrest Prohibiting any elected official from increasing their own compensation during the terms to which they were elected. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Subcommittee hearing notice posted
HB 1076 63-0 (1973) Author: Hubenak, Joe A. Relating to liability for certain wrongs committed by certain officers and employees of the state. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
HB 1522 63-0 (1973) Author: Temple, Arthur "Buddy" Relating to the filing of public statements by certain state officers disclosing certain gifts and certain business and financial activities and interests of the officer; providing for penalties; and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Committee hearing date
HB 1527 63-0 (1973) Author: Rodriguez, Lindsey Relating to an additional method of removal from office of any state officer or state employee who heads or directs a state agency whose removal is not provided for in the constitution of the State of Texas and who knowingly participates in corruption or illegalities, or who knowingly tolerates corruption or illegalities among these people under his control and supervision within his agency; providing for the State Ethics Commission to hear complaints of alleged violations of this Act and to make a determination thereof; and for providing for appeal from this commission to a District Court of Travis County for a final ruling. House: State Affairs Reported favorably
HB 1534 63-0 (1973) Author: Simmons, Wayland A. Relating to the creation, establishment, administration, operation and financing of the Texas Life and Health Insurance Plan for certain state officers and employees and retired persons; and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1565 63-0 (1973) Author: Hutchison, Ray Relating to bribery involving certain officers and candidates; providing penalties; amending Title 5, Penal Code of Texas, 1925, as amended, by adding Article 158a; and declaring an emergency. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 15 63-0 (1973) Author: Kothmann, Glenn Declaring a policy for a standard of ethics for members of the House of Representatives and Senate, legislative officers or employees, elected or appointed state officers, and judges; establishing standards of conduct; creating a State Ethics Commission; requiring reporting of campaign financial contributions; requiring full, public disclosure of all sources of income, debts, holdings of members, officers and judges and their immediate families; declaring powers and duties of the Ethics Commission; declaring findings and disposition of cases brought before the Ethics Commission; declaring the confidential nature of certain matters of the Ethics Commission; establishing compensation for Ethics Commission members; declaring violations and penalties; providing for appeals; providing that other remedies not be prejudiced; providing for severability. Senate: Jurisprudence Sent to subcommittee
SB 353 63-0 (1973) Author: Mengden, Walter Providing for filing of a financial report by every elected and appointed public official of this state; providing for penalties for violations of the Act. Senate: State Affairs Committee hearing date
SB 516 63-0 (1973) Author: Wallace, Jim Relating to disqualification of certain persons connected with lobbying from certain appointive state offices; prescribing a penalty. Senate: Jurisprudence Committee hearing date
SB 525 63-0 (1973) Author: Clower, Ron Amending Act 1949, 50th Leg., p. 697, Ch. 352 as amended (Article 6228a, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas), with respect to service retirement benefits for certain Elective State Officials; providing severability and an effective date. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 883 63-0 (1973) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to the disclosure of state-regulated business interests by certain appointed state officers and the executive heads of certain state agencies; and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 123 62-0 (1971) Author: Patterson, Charles Relating to public disclosure of financial interests and other information by officers and certain employees of the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of state government; providing a penalty.
HB 201 62-0 (1971) Author: Allred, Dave Relating to removal of elective public officers of the state and its political subdivisions by recall elections and to filling vacancies created by this method of removal.
HB 203 62-0 (1971) Author: Nugent, James E.
Sponsor: Hall, Ralph
Relating to establishing standards of conduct of Members of the Legislature, legislative employees, elective State officials, appointed State officials of a State Agency, employees of a State Agency, and any person who has an office in honor or trust in the State of Texas or any of its political subdivisions; providing penalties.
HB 410 62-0 (1971) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to persons who were elective state officials becoming members of the Employees Retirement System.
HB 421 62-0 (1971) Author: Poff, Jr., Bryan Relating to public disclosure of financial interests and other information by all candidates for the Texas Legislature and all candidates for statewide elected office not to include judges and candidates for federal office.
HB 435 62-0 (1971) Author: Johnson, Jake Relating to the standards of conduct for officers of state agencies in the area of using state employees to benefit private business interests with which the officers are associated.
HB 850 62-0 (1971) Author: Bowers, Sid | et. al. Relating to the removing of public officers by recall elections.
HB 909 62-0 (1971) Author: Semos, Chris V. | et. al.
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to discriminatory action by state or local government officers or employees.
HB 983 62-0 (1971) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to providing for the filing of a financial report by every elected and appointed public official of this state; providing for penalties.
HB 1004 62-0 (1971) Author: Pickens, Ace | et. al. Relating to the disclosure of confidential information by government employees; providing penalties.
HJR 17 62-0 (1971) Author: Allred, Dave Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the Legislature to provide for removal of elected officers of the state and the political subdivisions of the state by recall.
HJR 52 62-0 (1971) Author: Presnal, Bill Proposing an amendment to prohibit holding a position under this state by a person holding another position or an office under this state or the United States if the two are incompatible or if one person cannot perform the functions and duties simultaneously.
HJR 71 62-0 (1971) Author: Poerner, John H. | et. al. Proposing an amendment to provide a four- year term of office for the governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, comptroller, Treasurer, Commissioner of the General Land Office, and statutory state officers elected statewide who now have two-year terms.
SB 86 62-0 (1971) Author: Hall, Ralph | et. al. Relating to establishing standards of conduct of legislators, other elected officials, and officers of State agencies in the area of possible conflict between their private interests and official duties, establishing penalties for malfeasance, establishing a State Ethics Committee.
SB 93 62-0 (1971) Author: Wilson, Charles Relating to making additional requirements for reporting substantial interests of officers and employees of State agencies, legislators and legislative employees.
SB 227 62-0 (1971) Author: Wilson, Charles Relating to amending Standards of Conduct and Code of Ethics relative to officers and employees of State Agencies and Legislators and Legislative Employees.
SB 239 62-0 (1971) Author: Ratliff, David Relating to persons who were elective state officials becoming members of the Employees Retirement System.
SB 533 62-0 (1971) Author: Herring, Charles
Sponsor: Cavness, Don
Relating to authorizing the Secretary of State of Texas to administer oaths, affidavits, and affirmations.
SB 590 62-0 (1971) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to amending the Land and Conservation Fund Act 0f 1965 to authorize the appointment of State Liason Officer.
SB 690 62-0 (1971) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to providing that no officer or employee of the State or any of its political subdivisions may be denied the right to engage in political activities.
SJR 1 62-0 (1971) Author: Creighton, Tom
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Proposing amendments to the Constitution of the State of Texas so as to provide a four-year term for the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Comptroller of Public Accounts, Treasurer, Commissioner of General Land Office, Secretary of State, and certain statutory state officers.
SJR 23 62-0 (1971) Author: McKool, Mike Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas, to provide that the office of Secretary of State be made an elective position to be filled by the voters of this State
SJR 24 62-0 (1971) Author: Wilson, Charles Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas, to permit state officers and employees to serve on governing bodies of school districts, cities, towns, or villages, and exempting them from the restriction on dual compensation.
SJR 29 62-0 (1971) Author: Wilson, Charles
Sponsor: Presnal, Bill
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas, to prohibit the payment of any State funds to any person who shall hold more than one civil office of emolument, and providing for exemption of certain offices from the ban of dual office holding, and permitting State employees or certain other individuals, who are not State officers, to serve as members of the governing body of school districts, cities, or towns, or other governmental districts, without forfeiting their salary for their State employment.
SJR 49 62-0 (1971) Author: Hall, Ralph Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution, relating to ineligibility of persons holding other offices.
SJR 55 62-0 (1971) Author: Wilson, Charles Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution, authorizing the Legislature to impose certain prohibitions against officers, members, and employees of state regulatory boards, agencies, commissions, and departments.
HB 102 61-0 (1969) Author: Jones, Delwin Relating to nonelective state officers holding other nonelective offices or positions of honor, trust, or profit.
HB 133 61-0 (1969) Author: Nugent, James E. | et. al. Relating to making additional requirements for reporting substantial interests of officers and employees of State agencies, legislators and legislative employees; prohibiting presentation of facts or argument to an administrative agency of this State except under conditions as herein provided; prohibiting officers and agents of a State agency from making investments causing a conflict of interests and further defining same; prohibiting legislators from representing clients before administrative agencies while legislation or appropriations are before the Legislature or committees affecting such agencies and providing remedies; prohibiting a Member of the Legislature from introducing or causing to be introduced proposed legislation which affects directly a client or employer of such Member.
HB 657 61-0 (1969) Author: Longoria, Raul Relating to deductions from state officers' and employees' salaries and wages to pay credit union loans.
HB 854 61-0 (1969) Author: Williamson, Billy H. Relating to requiring state agencies to formulate rules of conduct for its officers and employees.
HB 1123 61-0 (1969) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" Relating to the reporting by a state agent of certain facts constituting a misdemeanor or felony and the supplying of evidence to and cooperation with certain law enforcement officials; providing a penalty.
HCR 134 61-0 (1969)
HJR 27 61-0 (1969) Author: Shannon, Jr., Joe Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to establish a commission to set rules of ethics for state officers and employees and to prescribe compensation for legislators.
SB 70 61-0 (1969) Author: Wilson, Charles N. "Charlie" Relating to providing for punishment for false accusation under this Act; making additional requirements for reporting substantial interests of officers and employees of State agencies, legislators and legislative employees; prohibiting presentation of facts or argument to an administrative agency of this State except under conditions as herein provided; prohibiting officers and agents of a State agency from making investments causing a conflict of interests and further defining same; prohibiting legislators from representing clients before administrative agencies while legislation or appropriations are before the Legislature or committees affecting such agencies and providing remedies; prohibiting a Member of the Legislature from introducing or causing to be introduced proposed legislation which affects directly a client or employer of such Member.
SB 113 61-0 (1969) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to nonelective state officers and employees holding other nonelective offices or positions of honor, trust, or profit.
SB 418 61-0 (1969) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Relating to Service Retirement for Elective State Officials and matching contributions equal to the contributions of the Elective State Official, etc; providing an effective date.
SB 681 61-0 (1969) Author: Hall, Ralph M. Relating to establishing standards of conduct of officers and employees of state agencies, legislators and legislative employees in the area of possible conflict between their private interests and official duties; establishing penalties for malfeasance; establishing a Joint Legislative Ethics Committee; setting rules for its formation, procedure, nature and scope of investigation, funding, powers, filing of complaints, hearings, records and decisions; and providing for advisory opinions.
SB 48 61-1 (1969) Author: Wilson, Charles N. "Charlie" | et. al. Relating to making additional requirements for reporting substantial interests of officers and employees of State agencies, legislators and legislative employees; prohibiting presentation of facts or argument to an administrative agency of this State except under conditions as herein provided; prohibiting officers and agents of a State agency from making investments causing a conflict of interests and further defining same; prohibiting a Member of the Legislature from introducing or causing to be introduced proposed legislation which affects directly a client or employer of such Member; providing for an annual disclosure statement by all members of the Texas Legislature; providing for disclosure by legislators representing clients for compensation before a state agency.
HB 13 60-0 (1967) Author: Floyd, Jr., Paul W. | et. al. Relating to actions by state or local government officers or employees that discriminate against persons because of the persons' race, religion, color, national origin, or sex.
HB 374 60-0 (1967) Author: Whatley, Willis James Relating to amending certain acts so as to permit facsimile signatures and facsimile seals to be used on certificates of special assessments; providing a penalty.
HB 417 60-0 (1967) Author: Nugent, James E. | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts so as to make additional requirements for reporting substantial interests of employees of State agencies, the Executive Department, Executive Department employees, legislators and legislative employees.
HB 795 60-0 (1967) Author: Mutscher, Gus F. Relating to amending the Traffic Regulations Act of 1959 relating to state travel regulations.
HB 937 60-0 (1967) Author: Jamison, Jr., Alonzo W. Relating to compensation which may be accepted by officers and employees of state agencies and institutions whose salaries are fixed by the biennial appropriations act.
HB 1046 60-0 (1967) Author: Heatly, W.S. "Bill" Relating to service retirement benefits for elective state officials.
HJR 27 60-0 (1967) Author: Jones, Delwin | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to allow non-elective state officers and employees to hold, under given conditions, other non-elective offices and positions under this state or the United States.
HJR 34 60-0 (1967) Author: Shannon, Jr., Joe | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to provide a four-year term of office for the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Comptroller of Public Accounts, Treasurer, Commissioner of the General Land Office, Secretary of State, and certain statutory state officers.
SB 127 60-0 (1967) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to amending certain statutes affecting the appointment, promotion and discharges of officers and employees of the Department of Public Safety so as to eliminate from the law the requirement of Texas residence at the time of application for employment.
SB 492 60-0 (1967) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to amending certain statutes so as to establish the procedures whereby the State Classification Officer will assist in the recruitment of applicants.
SJR 13 60-0 (1967) Author: Creighton, Tom Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to provide a four-year term of office for the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Comptroller of Public Accounts, Treasurer, Commissioner of the General Land Office, Secretary of State, and certain statutory state officers.
HB 79 59-0 (1965) Author: Nugent, James E. | et. al. Relating to amending certain acts by making additional requirements for reporting substantial interests of employees of State agencies, legislators and legislative employees.
HB 122 59-0 (1965) Author: Heatly, W.S. "Bill" Relating to providing that the salaries of all State officers and State employees, except the salaries of District Judges, shall be in such sums or amounts as may be provided for by the Legislature in the biennial Appropriations Act.
HB 176 59-0 (1965) Author: Floyd, Jr., Paul W. | et. al. Relating to actions by state or local government officers or employees that discriminate against persons because of the persons' race, religion, color, or national origin.
HB 427 59-0 (1965) Author: Grover, Henry Cushing "Hank" Relating to amending certain acts prohibiting the making or filing of false, misleading or unfounded reports or accusations to any governmental agency in this State for the purpose of interfering with the operation of such governmental agency or to mislead any officer of such agency, or bring false charges of brutality or misconduct against such officer.
HB 668 59-0 (1965) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to providing that an indictment of any elective or appointive holder of public office for certain felonies may be presented within three years after leaving office and not thereafter.
HCR 106 59-0 (1965)
HJR 26 59-0 (1965) Author: Hendryx, Gene R. | et. al. Proposing amendments to the Constitution of Texas so as to provide a four year term of office for the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Comptroller of Public Accounts, Treasurer, Commissioner of the General Land Office and Secretary of State.
HJR 52 59-0 (1965) Author: Sherman, W.C. "Bud" Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas preventing a judge of any court, Secretary of State, Attorney General, clerk of any court of record, or any person holding a lucrative office under the United States or this state, or any foreign government from being a candidate for the Legislature during the term for which he is appointed or elected.
SB 61 59-0 (1965) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. Relating to providing that the salaries of all State officers and State employees, except the salaries of District Judges and other compensation of District Judges, shall be for the period beginning September 1, 1965, and ending August 31, 1967, in such sums or amounts as may be provided for or authorized by the Legislature in the General Appropriations Act.
SB 418 59-0 (1965) Author: Kennard, Don | et. al. Relating to actions by state or local government officers or employees that discriminate against persons because of the persons' race, religion, color, or national origin.
SJR 14 59-0 (1965) Author: Creighton, Tom | et. al. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas so as to provide a four-year term of office for the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Comptroller of Public Accounts, Treasurer, Commissioner of the General Land Office and Secretary of State; and certain statutory officers.
HB 296 58-0 (1963) Author: Ball, Maurice Benton Relating to making provisions for deducting from the salaries of public officers who neglect the performance of the duties assigned to them by law.
HB 485 58-0 (1963) Author: Hinson, George T. | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a retirement, disability and death compensation fund for the officers and employees of the state, by extending retirement, disability and death benefits to elective state officials.
HB 487 58-0 (1963) Author: Heatly, W.S. "Bill" Relating to providing that the salaries of all State officers and State employees, except salaries of District Judges and other compensation of District Judges shall be for the period beginning September 1, 1963, and ending August 31, 1965, in such sums or amounts as may be provided for or authorized by the Legislature in the General Appropriations Act.
HB 565 58-0 (1963) Author: Cory, Richard Henry "Dick" | et. al. Relating to providing for temporary emergency interim succession to State and local public offices, except those of Governor, the Judiciary and Members of the Legislature, in order to assure continuity of government in periods of emergency caused by attack upon the United States.
HB 676 58-0 (1963) Author: Morgan, Richard L. "Dick" Relating to providing that before the constitutional oath of office may be administered, each member of the Legislature at the beginning of each regular session and each state-wide elected official, except members of the United States Congress shall file with the Secretary of State a sworn statement of his net worth at the time he files such statement, listing assets and liabilities; providing that each included official shall file with the Secretary of State a similar sworn statement not less than thirty (30) days before the expiration of his term of office; and providing that any person who knowingly places false information in any such sworn statement shall be punished as for perjury.
HB 746 58-0 (1963) Author: Satterwhite, William Thomas "Bill" | et. al. Relating to providing that an indictment of any elective or appointive holder of public office for certain felonies may be presented within three (3) years after leaving office and not thereafter.
HB 763 58-0 (1963) Author: Shipley, Donald K. Relating to amending the Election Code to provide that any person who holds any elected State, county precinct or municipal office shall be ineligible to be a candidate for any other office unless he resigns from the office so held, prior to the filing date for the primary election for such office sought.
HB 921 58-0 (1963) Author: Alaniz, John C. Relating to providing that the Commissioner of Agriculture, Comptroller of Public Accounts, State Treasurer, and the Commissioner of the General Land Office shall hereafter be appointed by the Governor, with the advice and consent of the Senate, rather than elected.
HB 1018 58-0 (1963) Author: Eckhardt, Robert Christian "Bob" | et. al. Relating to making additional requirements for reporting substantial interests of employees of State agencies, legislators and legislative employees.
HCR 77 58-0 (1963)
HCR 95 58-0 (1963)
HJR 37 58-0 (1963) Author: Walker, Bill Newton "Billy" Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to require every person holding an elective office of this state or of the United States to resign from such office before being eligible to be a candidate for any other elective office.
HJR 75 58-0 (1963) Author: Alaniz, John C. Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the Governor to appoint the Comptroller of Public Accounts, the State Treasurer, the Commissioner of the General Land Office, and the Commissioner of Agriculture; proposing an amendment to a certain Article of the Constitution to exclude therefrom the offices of the Comptroller of Public Accounts, the State Treasurer, the Commissioner of the General Land Office.
SB 448 58-0 (1963) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray Relating to state travel regulations; amending the Traffic Regulations Act of 1959 to provide procedure by the Comptroller for the use of private conveyances.
HB 281 57-0 (1961) Author: Butler, Jerry Relating to repealing a certain Act providing a penalty for the private use for profit by certain persons of State, county or municipal property, labor or services paid for by the State, county or municipality.
HB 320 57-0 (1961) Author: Walker, Bill Newton "Billy" Relating to amending the Election Code of Texas requiring special elections to fill vacancies in State and local offices when the vacancy occurs more than one (1) year before the next general election time; providing for a second election in the event no person receives a majority of the votes cast in the first election.
HB 414 57-0 (1961) Author: Cotten, James M. Relating to the salaries of State officers and employees, except the salaries and other compensation of District Judges and of State officers and employees whose salary rates are not controlled by appropriation Acts; specifically providing that the Legislature shall fix the amount of compensation to be paid clerks of the Courts of Civil Appeals, the Supreme Court, and the Court of Criminal Appeals out of the fees of office.
HB 627 57-0 (1961) Author: Butler, Jerry Relating to authorizing the Governor, with the advice of the State Comptroller, the State Auditor and the Executive Director of the Legislative Budget Board staff, to issue travel regulations; establishing an effective date of the Act.
HB 659 57-0 (1961) Author: Chapman, Joe N. Relating to repealing H. B. No. 725, Acts of the 54th Legislature; the use of fascimile signatures and seals upon public securities and instruments of payment.
HB 904 57-0 (1961) Author: Koliba, Sr., Homer Louis Relating to amending a certain Act providing for filing of affidavits by certain persons and penalties for failure to so file.
HJR 6 57-0 (1961) Author: Walker, Bill Newton "Billy" | et. al. Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas requiring every elective officer of the State or of the United States who has been elected in a state-wide election, or any Member of the State Legislature, or any Member of the United States Congress elected from this State, to resign before being eligible to be a candidate for any other elective office of this State or of the United States other than the one which he holds.
HJR 57 57-0 (1961) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas empowering the Legislature to provide for the temporary succession to public offices and to adopt such other measures as may be necessary and proper for so insuring the continuity of governmental operations in periods of emergency resulting from disasters caused by enemy attack or in periods of emergency resulting from the imminent threat of such disasters; and granting authority to certain named officials to convene the Legislature into special session if the Governor is unable to do so.
SB 35 57-0 (1961) Author: Roberts, Herbert Ray | et. al. Relating to the salaries of all state officers and employees except the salaries and other compensation of District Judges.
SB 269 57-0 (1961) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to repealing a certain Act relating to the use of facsimile signatures and seals upon public securities and instruments of payments.
SJR 13 57-0 (1961) Author: Krueger, Culp | et. al. Relating to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas to empower the Legislature to provide for the temporary succession to public offices so as to insure the continuity of governmental operations in periods of emergency resulting from disasters caused by enemy attack.
HB 83 57-3 (1962) Author: Jones, William M. "Bill" Relating to amending a certain Act to provide for a Voluntary Payroll Investment Plan by officers and employees of the State of Texas or of any county or other political subdivision or municipal corporation therein in Credit Unions organized by said officers and employees; creating an Employee Credit Union Investment Account.
HB 254 56-0 (1959) Author: Jarvis, Ben E. Relating to providing for the frequency of payment of salaries to State employees; providing an effective date of this Act.
HB 310 56-0 (1959) Author: Jones, Obie | et. al. Relating to making an appropriation for an increase in salaries and wages of State officials and employees for the remainder of the fiscal year ending August 31, 1959.
HB 527 56-0 (1959) Author: Jones, William M. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to amending the Insurance Code to provide that all public officers of this State and all Executors, Administrators, Guardians, Receivers, and Trustees appointed by any court, whose bonds have been executed by a corporate surety, shall be subject to suit in the proper court of the county wherein said bond is filed.
SB 43 56-0 (1959) Author: Fly, William S. "Bill" Relating to the salaries of all state officers and employees except the salaries and other compensation of District Judges.
SB 99 56-0 (1959) Author: Herring, Charles | et. al. Relating to making an appropriation for an increase in salaries and wages of State officials and employees for the remainder of the fiscal year ending August 31, 1959.
SB 272 56-0 (1959) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to authorizing state travel regulations; describing officials and employees to whom regulations apply; defining method of travel disbursement; establishing an effective date of the Act.
HB 3 55-0 (1957) Author: Glusing, Ben A. | et. al. Relating to establishing standards of conduct for officers and employees of state agencies, legislators and legislative employees in the area of possible conflict between their private interests and official duties.
HB 19 55-0 (1957) Author: Jones, Obie | et. al. Relating to making an appropriation for an increase in salaries and wages of State officials and employees for the remainder of this fiscal year ending August 31, 1957.
HB 29 55-0 (1957) Author: Jones, Obie | et. al. Relating to travel expenses of State officers and employees.
HB 38 55-0 (1957) Author: Lee, John Ruskin | et. al. Relating to defining the duties of public officers in regard to the publication of statements and notices required or authorized by law.
HB 47 55-0 (1957) Author: Sandahl, Jr., Charles L. | et. al. Relating to making appropriation for an increase in salaries of state officials and state employees.
HB 85 55-0 (1957) Author: Isaacks, Maud Relating to amending certain statutes so as to penalize any official, officials, or officer or officers named therein for failure to perform any duties required of such official, officials, or officer or officers.
HB 86 55-0 (1957) Author: Green, Howard Lemuel Relating to providing for the removal of any official of the State of Texas, or subdivision thereof who shall refuse to testify on ground of self-incrimination before any court or other duly authorized governmental agency.
HB 142 55-0 (1957) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt Relating to the Texas Classification Act; providing for the establishment of a Classification Plan for the departments and agencies of the State Government.
HB 580 55-0 (1957) Author: Baker, Robert W. | et. al. Relating to deaths and dead bodies; providing for the appointment of the Chief Medical Examiner by the Public Safety Commission; providing for the appointment of Deputy Medical Examiners coordinating the functions of all law enforcement agencies relating to deaths and dead bodies; providing penalties.
HB 837 55-0 (1957) Author: Walling, J. B. Relating to amending certain Statutes relating to travel expenses of State officers and employees.
HB 842 55-0 (1957) Author: Mann, Frank E. Relating to providing for tolling of limitation period for prosecution of offenses involving public officers under certain circumstances.
HB 913 55-0 (1957) Author: Cox, John Trimmier Morrison Relating to amending certain Acts establishing the qualifications for the office of the Commissioner of Health of the State of Texas.
HJR 22 55-0 (1957) Author: Parsons, Sam H. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas rendering all elected or appointed officers ineligible to be nominated or elected to any other elective public office the term of which begins before the expiration of the term which the officer then holds, without resigning from the office then held.
HJR 42 55-0 (1957) Author: Kennard, Don Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas to provide that no person shall be a candidate for any elective federal, state, district, county or precinct office, with certain exceptions, who holds any other office or position honor, trust or profit, under this State or the United States.
SB 31 55-0 (1957) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to providing for the removal of any official of the State of Texas or subdivision thereof who refuses to testify concerning his official duties or his performance thereof on the ground of self-incrimination before any court or other duly authorized governmental agency.
SB 55 55-0 (1957) Author: Smith, Preston Earnest Relating to defining the duties of public officers in regard to the publication of statements and notices required or authorized by law; providing for forfeiture of salary and removal from office for violation thereof and providing the procedure therefor.
SB 58 55-0 (1957) Author: Fly, William S. "Bill" Relating to the salaries of all state officers and employees except the salaries and other compensation of District Judges.
SB 68 55-0 (1957) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to making appropriation for an increase in salaries of state officials and state employees.
SB 72 55-0 (1957) Author: Bracewell, Jr., Joseph Searcy Relating to recognizing liability on the part of the State of Texas or any of its political subdivisions for the negligent or wrongful acts of its officers and employees in the same manner as private persons, firms or corporations.
SB 128 55-0 (1957) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to amending certain Statutes relating to travel expenses of State officers and employees, by deleting the mileage rate for use of privately owned automobiles on official business and by substituting a provision that payment shall be made at the rate fixed in the then current General Appropriation Act.
SB 158 55-0 (1957) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to travel expenses of State officers and employees; making an appropriation.
SB 166 55-0 (1957) Author: Bracewell, Jr., Joseph Searcy Relating to amending the Penal Code of Texas; re-defining the offense of bribery and offering a bribe; prescribing a penalty for violation.
SB 352 55-0 (1957) Author: Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa Relating to prohibiting any public official from receiving, or entering into agreements for, compensation or valuable consideration of any kind for services to be rendered in relation to any matter before any state executive agency, unless full disclosure of such transaction is made in sworn written statement to be filed with the Secretary of State; prescribing penalties.
SB 386 55-0 (1957) Author: Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa Relating to establishing standards of conduct for officers and employees of state agencies, legislators and legislative employees in the area of possible conflict between their private interests and official duties.
SB 443 55-0 (1957) Author: Weinert, Rudolph A. Relating to the State Employees Retirement System, providing that any member of the State Employees Retirement System who has accepted service retirement and is subsequently appointed by the Governor, with consent of the Senate, to a public office and resumes public employment, shall not forfeit his rights as a retired state employee.
SJR 7 55-0 (1957) Author: Bracewell, Jr., Joseph Searcy Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas fixing the term of office of the Governor, Attorney General, Comptroller of Public Accounts, Treasurer, Commissioner of the General Land Office, and Commissioner of Agriculture at four years.
HB 12 55-1 (1957) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al. Relating to the disclosure of information to the public by requiring the registration of certain persons who undertake to influence the passage or defeat of legislation or its approval or veto by the Governor and by requiring the reporting by members of the Legislature, elective state officers or state officers appointed by the Governor, and candidates for state office or the Legislature of contributions, gifts, employment and anything of value received by them or by members of their immediate families from persons required to register or from such person's employers; providing a penalty.
HB 105 54-0 (1955) Author: Isaacks, Maud Relating to amending Statutes so as to penalize any official, officials, or officer or officers named therein, for a failure to perform any duties required of such official, officials, or officer or officers, and repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 136 54-0 (1955) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt Relating to enacting the Texas Classification Act; defining certain terms; providing for the establishment of a Classification Plan for the departments and agencies of the State Government; providing certain exceptions; prescribing the powers and duties of the Governor with respect to the Classification Plan; creating the State Classification Officer and outlining his duties; appropriating funds for the temporary administration of this act.
HB 143 54-0 (1955) Author: Gillham, James O. Relating to authorizing the payment from existing appropriations of salary increases for the Constitutional Officers of this State.
HB 148 54-0 (1955) Author: Reeves, Elbert | et. al. Relating to defining the duties of public officers in regard to the publication of statements and notices required or authorized by law; providing for forfeiture of salary and removal from office for violation thereof and providing the procedure therefor.
HB 168 54-0 (1955) Author: Parish, Harold Burton Relating to amending Statutes prescribing the duties of the Chief Deputy Commissioner of Agriculture; providing a saving clause.
HB 170 54-0 (1955) Author: Gillham, James O. Relating to fixing the annual salaries of the Constitutional Officers of this State; making an appropriation; fixing an effective date.
HB 192 54-0 (1955) Author: Mullen, Bob R. Relating to providing for the removal of an official of the State of Texas, or subdivision thereof who shall refuse to testify on the ground of self-incrimination before any court or other duly authorized governmental agency; providing method of removal; providing the Act shall be cumulative; containing a separability clause.
HB 629 54-0 (1955) Author: Dewey, Jr., Brownrigg Hefferron "Browny" Relating to providing a travel per diem allowance, partial per diem travel allowances, out-of-state travel allowance, and a transportation allowance for state officers and employees; prescribing the conditions under which they shall be paid and the manner of their payment; defining certain terms; providing for recovery of over-payments; establishing penalties and excepting certain persons from the provisions of this Act or portions thereof; containing a non-separability clause.
HJR 16 54-0 (1955) Author: Spring, Gilbert M. Proposing an amendment to Articles III and XVI of the Constitution of the State of Texas by adding new sections numbered 24a and 66, respectively, authorizing the Legislature to provide for retirement and compensation of members of each house and of the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Comptroller of Public Accounts, Treasurer of the State of Texas, Commissioner of the General Land Office, Railroad Commissioner, and Secretary of Agriculture.
HJR 42 54-0 (1955) Author: Elliott, William Marshall "Bill" Proposing an amendment to Article XVI of the Constitution of the State of Texas by adding thereto another section requiring the Legislature to provide a method of procedure for removing any elective state officer by a recall election; providing for the submission of the proposed amendment to the qualified electorate; and providing for proclamation and publication by the Governor.
HJR 46 54-0 (1955) Author: Jackson, James Horace Proposing an Amendment to Article XVI, Section 1, of the Constitution of the State of Texas, changing the form of the oath of office to include appointive officers of the State.
SB 40 54-0 (1955) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to the salaries of all state officers except the salaries and other compensation of District Judges; specifically providing that the Legislature shall fix the amount of compensation to be paid clerks of the Courts of Civil Appeals, the Supreme Court, and the Court of Criminal Appeals out of the fees of office; specifically suspending all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
SB 413 54-0 (1955) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to prohibiting members of the State Banking Board from holding positions or owning interests in state or national banks; requiring resignation from any such position upon becoming a member of the Board and requiring disposition of interest within six months after becoming a member; providing for resignation of positions and disposition of interests held by members of the Board when this Act becomes effective.
HB 65 53-0 (1953) Author: Jones, Obie | et. al. Relating to making appropriation for an increase in salaries of state officials and state employees, and making an appropriation for an increase in outside maintenance allowances of eligible employees, for the period beginning with the effective date of this Act and ending August 31, 1953.
HB 761 53-0 (1953) Author: Berry, George S. Relating to providing for leaves of absence without loss of time or efficiency rating or vacation time or salary of all officers and employees of the State of Texas and of any county or political subdivision thereof, including municipalities, who are members of the National Guard or Official Militia of Texas or members of any of the Reserve Components of the Armed Forces.
HB 816 53-0 (1953) Author: Johnson, J. Pearce | et. al. Relating to amending certain Articles to allow 7¢ per mile for travel of State employees.
HJR 21 53-0 (1953) Author: Cowen, Warren C. "Red" Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide a four year term of office for elective State, district, county and precinct officers; staggering the terms of such offices by having certain holders thereof be elected for terms of varying length in the November, 1954, general election; prescribing eligibility for such offices; providing that the salaries of elective State officers shall be fixed by the Legislature; prescribing a minimum salary for certain State officers; providing that certain officers shall not be permitted to have their names placed on the ballot for any other office at any election unless they resign from the offices which they hold or unless the terms of office they hold expire within the calendar year when such election is held; removing from the Constitution the office of Hide and Animal Inspector; providing that Justice Precincts shall be divided on the basis of population; removing the mandatory provisions providing for the election of two Justices of the Peace in certain cities.
HJR 23 53-0 (1953) Author: Crosthwait, John L. | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment permitting the Legislature to establish salaries of officers and elected officials.
HJR 25 53-0 (1953) Author: Gray, Sr., Jessy Franklin Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the Legislature to fix the salaries of certain constitutional officers.
SB 36 53-0 (1953) Author: Rogers, Johnnie B. | et. al. Relating to making appropriation for an increase in salaries of state officials and state employees; making an appropriation for an increase in outside maintenance allowances of eligible employees.
SB 38 53-0 (1953) Author: Bracewell, Jr., Joseph Searcy Relating to recognizing liability on the part of the state of Texas or any of its political subdivisions for the negligent or wrongful acts of its officers and employees in the same manner as private persons, firms or corporations; authorizing suit against the state and providing for jurisdiction and venue in such suits; limiting the liability of the State of Texas or any of its political subdivisions to the same extent as the liability of persons, firms or corporations; and prohibiting agreements waiving defensive rights; providing for settlement of claims of less than five hundred ($500.00) dollars.
SB 255 53-0 (1953) Author: Rogers, Johnnie B. Relating to amending Statutes to increase traveling expenses of State officials and employees.
SB 293 53-0 (1953) Author: Lock, Ottis E. Relating to the salaries of all State officers except the salaries and other compensation of the District Judges and except those Constitutional State officers whose salaries are specifically fixed by the Constitution; specifically providing that the Legislature shall fix the amount of compensation to be paid clerks of the Courts of Civil Appeals, the Supreme Court, and the Court of Criminal Appeals out of the fees of office.
SJR 3 53-0 (1953) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to provide a four year term of office for elective State, district, county and precinct officers.
SJR 5 53-0 (1953) Author: Bracewell, Jr., Joseph Searcy Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment permitting the Legislature to fix the salary of the Governor, Attorney General, Comptroller of Public Accounts, Treasurer, Commissioner of the General Land Office and Secretary of State; and fixing the per diem of the members of the Legislature.
HB 10 53-1 (1954) Author: Johnson, J. Pearce | et. al. Relating to making an appropriation for an increase in salaries of state officials and state employees for the period beginning with the effective date of this Act and ending on August 31, 1955.
HB 38 53-1 (1954) Author: Burkett, Omar Relating to making an appropriation for increasing the salaries during the fiscal year 1954-1955 of state employees who receive less than $4800 per year.
SB 2 53-1 (1954) Author: Rogers, Johnnie B. | et. al. Relating to making an appropriation for an increase in salaries of State officials and State employees for the fiscal year beginning September 1, 1954, supplementing the salaries designated and/or provided for in Chapter 81, Acts of the 53rd Legislature, Regular Session.
HB 76 52-0 (1951) Author: Tufares, Deno Arthur Relating to amending certain statutes so as to provide that no person who has been elected to an executive, administrative, judicial or legislative public office in the State of Texas for a term of more than two (2) years shall be eligible to run for nomination or election to any other public office the term of which would begin before the expiration of the term of the original office to which such person was elected, without first resigning from such original office.
HB 467 52-0 (1951) Author: Etheredge, Jr., M. B. | et. al. Relating to providing for leaves of absence without loss of pay, time, or efficiency rating of all officers and employees of the State of Texas, any county, or political subdivision thereof, including municipalities, who are members of the National Guard of Texas or members of any of the Reserve Components of the Armed Forces, providing that the limitation as to the number of days allowed shall not apply to members of the Legislature; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 492 52-0 (1951) Author: Tatum, Raymond T.R. Relating to prohibiting the use of State funds and State buildings and equipment for political campaign purposes; prohibiting using or employing State employees in political campaigns; prohibiting State employees from engaging in political campaigns.
HB 727 52-0 (1951) Author: Johnson, J. Pearce | et. al. Relating to amending the Penal Code of Texas so as to provide that law relating to nepotism shall not apply to persons holding office or positions for two years prior to the time an officer or board member related to them takes office.
HJR 16 52-0 (1951) Author: Crosthwait, John L. | et. al. Proposing an amendment authorizing the Legislature to fix the term of office and compensation of certain constitutional officers; authorizing the Legislature to fix the term of office and compensation of the Governor; authorizing the Legislature to fix the compensation of the Lieutenant Governor, the Secretary of State, the Attorney General, the Comptroller of Public Accounts, the Treasurer and the Commissioner of the General Land Office.
HJR 17 52-0 (1951) Author: Wisener, Jack K. Proposing an amendment fixing the terms of office of certain constitutional officers at four years; providing that the Governor and Lieutenant Governor may not succeed themselves; providing that certain constitutional officers may not, during their terms of office, become candidates for other State or Federal office except in certain cases; providing that the Legislature set the salaries of certain constitutional officers.
HJR 19 52-0 (1951) Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al. Proposing an amendment to provide a four year term of office for elective State, district, county and precinct offices and for members of the House of Representatives; staggering the terms of such offices by having certain holders of such offices be elected for terms of varying length in the November, 1952, general election; and providing for the necessary proclamation and election.
HJR 24 52-0 (1951) Author: Manning, Clyde E. Proposing an amendment to provide that the duration of all offices not fixed by the Constitution shall not exceed six years.
SB 116 52-0 (1951) Author: Carney, Howard A. Relating to the salaries of all State Officers except the salaries and other compensation of District Judges and except those Constitutional State Officers whose salaries are specifically fixed by the Constitution; specifically providing that the Legislature shall fix the amount of compensation to be paid Clerks of Civil Appeals, the Supreme Court, and the Court of Criminal Appeals out of the fees of office.
SJR 12 52-0 (1951) Author: Fuller, Jep S. | et. al. Proposing an amendment to provide a four year term of office for elective State, district, county and precinct offices and for members of the House of Representatives and to provide a six year term of office for members of the State Senate.
HB 19 51-0 (1949) Author: Bell, Marshall O. | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Texas State Loyalty Board and providing for the compilation of said Board of List of Communists and Subversive Organizations, and providing for the transmittal of said lists throughout the State and all agencies; declaring the public policy of this State with respect to the Communist Party and Communist Front organizations, and particularly with respect to the infiltration of the members of such Party and organizations into the government of this State; containing a severability clause.
HB 129 51-0 (1949) Author: Tufares, Deno Arthur | et. al. Relating to providing that no person who has been elected or appointed to an executive, administrative, judicial or legislative public office in the State of Texas for a term of more than two (2) years shall be eligible to run for nomination or election to any other public office the term of which would begin before the expiration of the term of the original office to which such person was elected or appointed, without first resigning from such original office; repealing all laws in conflict; providing a saving clause.
HB 169 51-0 (1949) Author: Johnson, J. Pearce Relating to enacting the "State Tort Claims Act"; providing for definition of terms; providing that subject to the provisions of the Act, the State of Texas is liable for torts committed by the negligent or wrongful acts or omissions of any officer or employee of the State acting within the scope of his office or employment; providing that all laws in conflict with this act are suspended to the extent of the conflict.
HB 197 51-0 (1949) Author: Rogers, Johnnie B. | et. al. Relating to making appopriation for an increase in salaries of State officials and State employees for the period beginning with the effective date of this Act and ending on August 31, 1949, supplementing the salaries designated and/or provided for in House Bill No. 246, Acts of the Regular Session of the Fiftieth Legislature.
HB 200 51-0 (1949) Author: Johnson, J. Pearce | et. al. Relating to making appropriation for an increase in salaries of State officials and State employees for the period beginning with the effective date of this Act and ending on August 31, 1949, supplementing the salaries designated and/or provided for in House Bill 244, 50th Regular Session.
HB 202 51-0 (1949) Author: Johnson, J. Pearce | et. al. Relating to making appropriation for an increase in salaries of State officials and State employees for the period beginning with the effective date of this act and ending on August 31, 1949, supplementing the salaries designated and/or provided from a previous Act.
HB 203 51-0 (1949) Author: Rogers, Johnnie B. | et. al. Relating to making appropriation for an increase in salaries of State officials and state employees for the period beginning with the effective date of this Act and ending on August 31, 1949, supplementing the salaries designated and/or provided for in Senate Bill No. 374, Acts of the Regular Session of the 50th Legislature.
HB 238 51-0 (1949) Author: Johnson, J. Pearce Relating to providing for leaves of absence without loss of pay, time, or efficiency rating of all officers and employees of the State of Texas, any county, or political subdivision thereof, including municipalities, who are members of the National Guard of Texas or members of any of the Reserve Components of the Armed Forces, providing that the limitation as to the number of days allowed shall not apply to members of the Legislature.
HB 438 51-0 (1949) Author: Willis, Phillip LaFrance Relating to providing that all public officers of the State, Counties, cities, and school districts who are required by law to publish legal notices or financial statements, who shall fail, refuse or neglect to make such publications, shall be guilty of non-feasance of office and subject to forfeiture of salary for the month in which such failure occurs; and providing for the removal from office of such persons, upon willful continuance of such neglect of duty.
HB 508 51-0 (1949) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amending Article 432 of the Penal Code relating to Nepotism so as to provide shall not apply to persons holding offices or positions two years prior to the time an officer or board member related to them takes office; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 594 51-0 (1949) Author: Tinsley, Byron R. Relating to authorizing the Governor to designate the Chairman of the State Board of Water Engineers as Compact Commissioner to represent Texas in conference with Compact Commissioners for Louisiana, etc.
HB 750 51-0 (1949) Author: Whiteside, Tom Relating to providing that any person who has been convicted of any felony, except those restored to full citizen ship and right of suffrage or shall have been pardoned, shall not be qualified to hold any State, county, precinct, or municipal office in this State; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HJR 13 51-0 (1949) Author: Wilson, Paul S. | et. al. Proposing an Amendment to Article VII of the Constitution of the State of Texas to provide for the election of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, prescribing his qualifications and term of office, providing for his salary; and providing for the issuance of the necessary proclamation and publication by the Governor.
SB 10 51-0 (1949) Author: Ashley, Sr., Carlos C. Relating to making appropriation for an increase in salaries of state officials and state employees for the period beginning with the effective date of this Act and ending on August 31, 1949, supplementing the salaries designated and/or provided for in Senate Bill No. 391, Acts of the Regular Session of the 50th Legislature.
SB 39 51-0 (1949) Author: Harris, Fred R. "Red" Relating to amending Statutes so as to change the compensation of the Banking Commissioner.
SB 50 51-0 (1949) Author: Ashley, Sr., Carlos C. Relating to making appropriation for an increase in salaries of state officials and state employees for the period beginning with the effective date of this Act and ending on August 31, 1949, supplementing the salaries designated and/or provided for in Senate Bill No. 374, Acts of the Regular Session of the 50th Legislature.
SB 51 51-0 (1949) Author: Ashley, Sr., Carlos C. Relating to making appropriation for an increase in salaries of state officials and state employees for the period beginning with the effective date of this Act and ending on August 31, 1949, supplementing the salaries designated and/or provided for in House Bill No. 244, Acts of the Regular Session of the 50th Legislature.
SB 98 51-0 (1949) Author: Proffer, Robert L. "Bob" Relating to making appropriation for an increase in salaries and/or wages of state officials and state employees for the period beginning with he effective date of this Act and ending on August 31, 1949, supplementing the salaries and/or wages designated and/or provided for in House Bill NO. 246, Acts of the Regular Session of the 50th Legislature; providing a savings clause.
SB 137 51-0 (1949) Author: Taylor, James Edward Relating to the salaries of all State Officers except the salaries and other compensation of District Judges and except those Constitutional State Officers whose salaries are specifically fixed by the Constitution; and specifically suspending all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
SB 180 51-0 (1949) Author: Ashley, Sr., Carlos C. Relating to providing for leave or absence without loss of time or efficiency rating of all officers and employees of the State of Texas.
SB 375 51-0 (1949) Author: Taylor, James Edward Relating to providing that all public officers of the State, counties, cities, and school districts who are required by law to publish legal notices or financial statements, who shall fail, refuse or neglect to make such publications, shall be guilty of non-feasance of office and subject to forfeiture of salary for the month in which such failure occurs.
SJR 11 51-0 (1949) Author: Vick, Kyle A. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas fixing the salaries of certain constitutional officers by amending Section 23 of Article 4, as amended, of the Constitution of the State of Texas fixing the salary of the Comptroller, Treasurer and Commissioner of the General Land Office at Ten Thousand ($10,000.00) Dollars per annum; providing for its submission to the voters of the State of Texas as required by the Constitution, and making an appropriation therefor.
SJR 13 51-0 (1949) Author: Vick, Kyle A. Proposing an Amendment to Section 22 of Article IV of the Constitution of the State of Texas so as to provide that the Attorney General shall hold his office for the term of four (4) years and to provide that no person holding the office of Attorney General shall succeed himself in office; providing for the proclamation and publication therefor and prescribing a form of ballot.
SJR 14 51-0 (1949) Author: Vick, Kyle A. Proposing an Amendment to Section 16 of Article IV of the Constitution of the State of Texas so as to provide that the Lieutenant Governor shall hold his office for the term of four (4) years and to provide that no person holding the office of Lieutenant Governor shall succeed himself in office; providing for the proclamation and publication therefor, and prescribing a form of ballot.
HB 105 50-0 (1947) Author: Storey, Cecil | et. al. Relating to declaring it to be against the public policy of the State of Texas for any official or group of officials of the State, or of a County, City, Municipality or any other political subdivision of the State to enter into a collective bargaining agreement with any labor organization respecting the wages, hours, or conditions of employment of public employees; providing a severability clause.
HB 171 50-0 (1947) Author: Jones, Obie | et. al. Relating to making appropriation for an increase in salaries of State officials and State employees for the period beginning with the effective date of this Act and ending on August 31, 1947.
HB 173 50-0 (1947) Author: Jones, Obie | et. al. Relating to making appropriation for an increase in salaries of State officials and State employees for the period beginning with the effective date of this Act and ending on August 31, 1947.
HB 174 50-0 (1947) Author: Johnson, J. Pearce | et. al. Relating to making an appropriation for an increase in salaries of State officials and State employees for the period beginning with the effective date of this Act and ending on August 31, 1947.
HB 176 50-0 (1947) Author: Johnson, J. Pearce | et. al. Relating to making appropriation for an increase in salaries of State officials and State employees beginning with the effective date of this Act and ending on August 31, 1947.
HB 535 50-0 (1947) Author: Swanson, Frederick Glenn Relating to making it unlawful for any public official who receives compensation in excess of Three Thousand Six Hundred ($3,600) Dollars per annum for performance of his official duties to do any law practice not incidental to the duties of his office; fixing a penalty.
HB 807 50-0 (1947) Author: Kennington, Joe Tom Relating to the salaries of all State Officers except the salaries and other compensation of District Judges and except those Constitutional State Officers whose salaries are specifically fixed by the Constitution; specifically suspending all laws in conflict herewith.
HB 836 50-0 (1947) Author: Hydrick, Jr., Isom P. "Bill" Relating to creating the office of State Penal and Eleemosynary Commissioner; providing a saving clause.
HJR 20 50-0 (1947) Author: Holt, I. B. | et. al. Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to fix the duration of all offices at a term of four years, except where otherwise fixed by the Constitution; providing for terms of six years for the Railroad Commissioners.
HJR 42 50-0 (1947) Author: Smith, Max Carlton Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to permit School Superintendents, School Principals, School Teachers, and School Business Managers to hold public office in Texas.
SB 6 50-0 (1947) Author: Stanford, Jr., James A. | et. al. Relating to making appropriation for an increase in salaries of state officials and state employees for the period beginning with the effective date of this Act and ending on August 31, 1947, supplementing the salaries designated and/or provided for in House Bill No. 215, Acts of the Regular Session of the 49th Legislature.
SB 7 50-0 (1947) Author: Stanford, Jr., James A. | et. al. Relating to making appropriation for an increase in salaries of state officials and state employees for the period beginning with the effective date of this Act and ending on August 31, 1947, supplementing the salaries designated and/or provided for in House Bill No. 173, Acts of the Regular Session of the 49th Legislature.
SB 8 50-0 (1947) Author: Stanford, Jr., James A. | et. al. Relating to making appropriation for an increase in salaries of state officials and state employees for the period beginning with the effective date of this Act and ending on August 31, 1947, supplementing the salaries designated and/or provided for in House Bill No. 206, Acts of the Regular Session of the 49th Legislature.
SB 9 50-0 (1947) Author: Stanford, Jr., James A. | et. al. Relating to making appropriation for an increase in salaries of state officials and state employees for the period beginning with the effective date of this Act and ending on August 31, 1947; supplementing the salaries designated and/or provided for in Senate Bill No. 317, Acts of the Regular Session of the 49th Legislature.
SB 234 50-0 (1947) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to providing for leaves of absence without loss of pay, time, or efficiency rating of all officers and employees of the State of Texas who are members of the National Guard Reserve.
SB 264 50-0 (1947) Author: Stanford, Jr., James A. Relating to making appropriation for an increase in salaries of state officials and state employees for the period beginning with the effective date of this Act and ending on August 31, 1947.
HB 6 49-0 (1945) Author: Pruett, Harry D. | et. al. Relating to making appropriation for an increase in salaries of State officials and State employees for the period beginning with the effective date of this Act and ending on August 31, 1945, supplementing the salaries designated and/or provided for in certain acts.
HB 7 49-0 (1945) Author: Pruett, Harry D. | et. al. Relating to making appropriation for an increase in salaries of State officials and State employees for the period beginning with the effective date of this Act and ending on August 31, 1945, supplementing the salaries designated and/or provided for in House Bill No. 665, Acts of the Regular Session of the Forty-eighth Legislature.
HB 8 49-0 (1945) Author: Pruett, Harry D. | et. al. Relating to making appropriations for an increase in salaries of State officials and State employees for the period beginning with the effective date of this Act and ending on August 31, 1945, supplementing the salaries designated and/or provided for in House Bill No.666, Acts of the Regular Session of the Forth-eighth Legislature.
HB 449 49-0 (1945) Author: Celaya, Augustine Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for the reimbursement of actual and necessary traveling expenses for State officials and employees; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict therewith.
HB 539 49-0 (1945) Author: Moore, O. H. Relating to authorizing and requiring that the Executive Director of the Department of Public Welfare of the State of Texas, shall be elected.
HB 624 49-0 (1945) Author: Mills, Roger Q. | et. al. Relating to declaring as unfitted to hold public office in this State any Head of Department or other public officer who demands or received any money or thing of value from any clerk or employee for election expenses, and proceeding for removal from office and method of removal and terms of judgment.
HB 696 49-0 (1945) Author: Covey, Elmer Lee | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statutes and fixing the salary of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction.
HJR 40 49-0 (1945) Author: Greer, Julian Preston Proposing an amendment providing that all state, district and county public officers who are elected at the next general election in November, 1946, and at each general election every four years thereafter, who are now elected for a period of two years, shall be elected for four years.
SB 20 49-0 (1945) Author: Stanford, Jr., James A. Relating to making appropriation for an increase in salaries of State officials and State employees for the period beginning with the effective date of this Act and ending on August 31, 1945, supplementing the salaries designated and/or provided for in House Bill No. 665, Acts of the Regular Session of the Forty-eight Legislature.
SB 21 49-0 (1945) Author: Stanford, Jr., James A. Relating to making appropriation for an increase in salaries of State officials and State employees for the period beginning with the effective date of this Act and ending on August 31, 1945.
SB 22 49-0 (1945) Author: Stanford, Jr., James A. Relating to making appropriation for an increase in salaries of State officials and State employees for the period beginning with the effective date of this Act and ending on August 31, 1945.
SB 23 49-0 (1945) Author: Stanford, Jr., James A. Relating to making appropriation for an increase in salaries of State officials and State employees for the period beginning with the effective date of this Act and ending on August 31, 1945.
SB 324 49-0 (1945) Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc" Relating to the salaries of all State Officers except the salaries and other compensation of District Judges and except those Constitutional State Officers whose salaries are specifically fixed by the Constitution.
HB 3 48-0 (1943) Author: Reed, William Otey Relating to requiring all officers and employees of the State, its agencies, instrumentalities, political subdivisions and municipalities, having control over the payment of any salaries or wages to public officers or employees, to comply with the provisions of the Federal Revenue Act of 1942 requiring the withholding of the five per cent (5%) Federal Victory Income Tax from wages paid public officers and employees.
HB 53 48-0 (1943) Author: Cato, Arthur Relating to establishing a system of personal administration based on merit principles and scientific methods governing the appointment of certain officers and employees of the State of Texas.
HB 189 48-0 (1943) Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" Relating to appropriating to the State Soil Conservation Board monies for payment of mileage claims of district supervisors for the fiscal year ending August 31, 1942, and August 31, 1943.
HB 243 48-0 (1943) Author: McLellan, Charles Samuel | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the payment of compensation to officers and employees of this State its counties, municipal corporations, districts, agencies and instrumentalities, for any period of time during which such officers or employees may be in the active military or naval service of the United States.
HB 276 48-0 (1943) Author: McFarland, Charles Milford | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the holding of more than one civil office or employment of emolument under this State or any of its districts, agencies, instrumentalities, counties, or municipal corporations.
HB 277 48-0 (1943) Author: Evans, Roger Q. Relating to providing warrants for salaries of State officers and employees shall be paid ahead of warrants issued for other purposes, irrespective of serial number or priority of issuance.
HB 296 48-0 (1943) Author: Burkett, Omar | et. al. Relating to providing that no compensation or salary shall be paid to any officer or employee of this State or of any district, agency, instrumentality, county or municipal corporation thereof for any period of time during which such officer or employee shall, for any reason, fail or refuse to discharge the duties of his office or employment.
HB 301 48-0 (1943) Author: Green, Albert N. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to fix the final filing date of all those running for State offices and certain district offices, on the third Monday in May preceding the general primary.
HB 377 48-0 (1943) Author: Baker, Noel C. Relating to amending certain Articles by providing for the election of State School Superintendent providing for the term of office, for taking of the official oath, and providing for the performance of duties prescribed by law.
HB 393 48-0 (1943) Author: Wood, Hugh N. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing that no person who has been elected or appointed to an executive or administrative public office in the State of Texas for a term of more than two (2) years shall be eligible to run for nomination or election to any other public office the term of which would begin before the expiration of the term of the original office to which such person was elected or appointed, without first resigning from such original office.
HB 477 48-0 (1943) Author: Goodman, James H. | et. al. Relating to amending Statutes so as to provide that officers of the Veterans' State service shall be authorized to administer oaths for general purposes.
HJR 4 48-0 (1943) Author: Cato, Arthur Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas regulating the eligibility of civil officers and employees of this State as candidates for nomination for, or election to, an elective office of honor, trust or emolument.
SB 2 48-0 (1943) Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc" Relating to requiring all officers and employees of the State, its agencies, instrumentalities, political subdivisions and municipalities, having control over the payment of any salaries or wages to public officers or employees, to comply with the provisions of the Federal Revenue Act of 1942 requiring the withholding of the five per cent (5%) Federal Victory Income Tax from wages paid public officers and employees so long as the United States of America is at war with Germany, Japan or Italy.
SB 145 48-0 (1943) Author: Moore, Weaver Relating to providing for the conducting of the business of public offices by first assistants or chief deputies, in the case of physical vacancies therein, until the vacancy in the term of the office shall be filled by the appointment or election and qualification of a successor.
SB 161 48-0 (1943) Author: Spears, J. Franklin Relating to certain officers and employees of the State of Texas and all political sub-divisions thereof.
SB 202 48-0 (1943) Author: Fain, Jr., Clement Franklin "Clem" Relating to requiring all state and district officers that are appointed by the Governor of Texas and are required to be confirmed by the Senate of Texas, to take the oath of office and qualify within ten days from the date of the confirmation of such appointee by the Senate of Texas; repealing all laws or parts of laws, both general and special, in conflict with this Act.
SB 363 48-0 (1943) Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc" Relating to the salaries of all State officers except the salaries and other compensation of district judges and except those Constitutional State Officers whose salaries are specifically fixed by the Constitution.
HB 31 47-0 (1941) Author: Clark, Lester Relating to providing that in all suits on account of the defalcation of, or misapplication or misappropriation of money by, any public officer in this State the official bond or bonds of such officers executed after this Act takes effect shall inure to the benefit of the persons aggrieved by such.
HB 180 47-0 (1941) Author: Crossley, Sr., Pleasant Lewis | et. al. Relating to amending the Penal Code relative prescribing punishment and fixing penalties for violation of any provisions of the Anti-Nepotism Act.
HB 291 47-0 (1941) Author: Reed, William Otey Relating to the salaries of all State officers except those Constitutional State officers whose salaries are specifically fixed by the Constitution; providing that the Legislature shall fix the amount of compensation to be paid clerks of the Courts of Civil Appeals, the Supreme Court, and the Court of Criminal Appeals out of fees of office.
HB 623 47-0 (1941) Author: McAlister, Obel L. Relating to restraining persons from holding a State elective or appointive office and being a candidate for another State office during his term of office, with certain exceptions.
HB 660 47-0 (1941) Author: Sallas, Jonathan Benjamin Relating to abolishing fixed terms of office for State officers appointed by the Governor, except in those instances where the term of office is prescribed by the Constitution.
HB 676 47-0 (1941) Author: Alsup, Lon E. Relating to amending a certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes by fixing maximum charges to be paid by candidates for State Senator or State Representative, or Chief Justice, or Associate Justice of a Court of Civil Appeals, or for Representative in Congress, or for any other district office upon application to have name placed on primary ballot.
HB 692 47-0 (1941) Author: Daniel, Sr., Marion Price | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes providing that no person who has been elected or appointed to an executive or administrative public office for a term of more than two (2) years shall be eligible to run for nomination or election to any other public office for certain term without first resigning from such original office.
HB 705 47-0 (1941) Author: Evans, Roger Q. Relating to requiring every elective city, county, and state official to file with the Attorney General an annual report setting forth a list of his assets and liabilities; providing for penalty.
HB 835 47-0 (1941) Author: Davis, Gordon Reece Relating to providing that certain salaries of the heads of State departments and State institutions for the next two years shall be ten percent less than the sum fixed by statute or by the last general appropriation bill.
HJR 4 47-0 (1941) Author: Lehman, Henry G. "Bud" | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment regulating the eligibility of civil officers and employees of this State as candidates for nomination for, or election to, an elective office of honor, trust, or emolument.
HJR 5 47-0 (1941) Author: Kinard, DeWitt Edward Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit dual office holding by the following classes of persons while they are not in the active military service of the United States: Officers of the National Guard of Texas, the National Guard Reserve, The Officers Reserve Corps of the United States, etc.
HJR 9 47-0 (1941) Author: Bridgers, William W. "Billy" Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the holding of more than one public office at the same time with certain exceptions.
HJR 20 47-0 (1941) Author: Celaya, Augustine Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to all elective, State, District, County and Precinct officers of the State of Texas, providing for an election on the question of adoption, or rejection, of said amendment and making an appropriation therefor.

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