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HB 837 85-0 (2017) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to notice provided to persons with disabilities regarding the eligibility of persons with disabilities to use certain public transportation services. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 851 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to disclosure of financial studies and reports associated with a toll project. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1140 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the allocation categories for state funding of public transportation. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1497 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the study of certain municipal transit systems by The University of Texas at Arlington. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1656 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia | et. al. Relating to the operation of a public transit motor bus by certain mass transit entities on an improved shoulder. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
HB 1762 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to the expansion of a fixed rail transit system by certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1763 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to annual reports by certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1764 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the operation of metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1986 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the creation of regional transit authorities; granting the power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds and charge fees; creating a criminal offense. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2032 85-0 (2017) Author: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara | et. al. Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for certain offenses committed in a vehicle operated by a public transportation system. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 2104 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Relating to the filing of a bond by a private high-speed rail operator with the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2160 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John | et. al. Relating to the assessment of damages for certain condemnations by a high-speed rail company. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 2161 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John | et. al. Relating to clarification of the law regarding the authority of a high-speed rail company to exercise the power of eminent domain. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 2162 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John | et. al. Relating to the compatibility of a high-speed rail facility with multiple types of train technology. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2163 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John | et. al. Relating to the elevation of high-speed rail tracks in certain counties. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2164 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John | et. al. Relating to the use of private activity bonds to finance high-speed rail service. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2165 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John | et. al. Relating to entry onto property to survey for a high-speed rail facility. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 2167 85-0 (2017) Author: Schubert, Leighton | et. al. Relating to state money or credit or a state guarantee used or provided for high-speed rail owned by a private entity. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2168 85-0 (2017) Author: Schubert, Leighton | et. al. Relating to authorization to enter onto property to survey for a proposed high-speed rail facility. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 2169 85-0 (2017) Author: Schubert, Leighton | et. al. Relating to the security of high-speed rail operated by a private entity. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2172 85-0 (2017) Author: Ashby, Trent | et. al. Relating to the use of state money for high-speed rail operated by a private entity. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2173 85-0 (2017) Author: Ashby, Trent | et. al. Relating to a report by the Texas Department of Transportation and the Legislative Budget Board on high-speed rail projects. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2179 85-0 (2017) Author: Cook, Byron | et. al. Relating to the acquisition and disposition of real property intended for high-speed rail projects. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 2181 85-0 (2017) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to option contracts to acquire real property for high-speed rail projects. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2627 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the withdrawal of a unit of election from certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2857 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to toll project accommodation of high-occupancy mass transit facilities and vehicles. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2993 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to the public transportation advisory committee. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Left pending in committee
HB 3207 85-0 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Transportation; authorizing an increase in rates charged for the use of state aircraft to provide for the acquisition of replacement aircraft. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3368 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to the eligibility of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities to receive funding from certain settlements. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3440 85-0 (2017) Author: Cook, Byron | et. al. Relating to the creation of a joint interim committee on high-speed rail development. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3445 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the creation of the state safety oversight program for rail fixed guideway public transportation systems. House: Transportation Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3508 85-0 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria Relating to a contract or other agreement between certain governmental entities and a credit services organization or related business. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 3524 85-0 (2017) Author: Sheffield, J. D. Relating to the prioritization of public transportation funding for areas disproportionately affected by the granting of ad valorem tax relief to disabled veterans. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 4160 85-0 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to voter approval of local acceptance and use of federal funds for commuter rail projects. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 312 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Gonzales, Larry | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Transportation; authorizing an increase in rates charged for the use of state aircraft to provide for the acquisition of replacement aircraft; creating a criminal offense. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
See remarks for effective date
SB 385 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to voter approval of local acceptance and use of federal funds for commuter rail projects. Senate: Transportation Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 402 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Allen, Alma
Relating to notice provided to persons with disabilities regarding the eligibility of persons with disabilities to use certain public transportation services. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 836 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to a contract or other agreement between certain governmental entities and a credit services organization or related business. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 858 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the expansion of a fixed rail transit system by certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 973 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to authorization to enter onto property to survey for a proposed high-speed rail facility. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 974 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to option contracts to acquire real property for high-speed rail projects. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 975 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Schubert, Leighton | et. al.
Relating to the security of high-speed rail operated by a private entity. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 977 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Ashby, Trent | et. al.
Relating to the use of state money for high-speed rail operated by a private entity. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 978 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the filing of a bond by a private high-speed rail operator with the Texas Department of Transportation. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 979 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al. Relating to the disposition of real property intended for high-speed rail projects. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Transportation
Left pending in committee
SB 980 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to state money or credit or a state guarantee used or provided for high-speed rail owned by a private entity. Senate: Transportation Committee report printed and distributed
SB 981 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the compatibility of a high-speed rail facility with multiple types of train technology. Senate: Transportation Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 982 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to a report by the Texas Department of Transportation and the Legislative Budget Board on high-speed rail projects. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1179 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Simmons, Ron
Relating to purchasing and contracting practices of coordinated county transportation authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 1334 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the allocation categories for state funding of public transportation. Senate: Transportation Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1523 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Davis, Yvonne
Relating to the creation of the state safety oversight program for rail fixed guideway public transportation systems. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 1644 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the operations of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Left pending in committee
SB 2004 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the operation of a public transit motor bus by certain mass transit entities on an improved shoulder. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 2139 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the creation of regional transit authorities; granting the power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds and charge fees; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 143 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the local regulation of distance requirements for the possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages near public transportation stops. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 169 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to requiring that members of the governing board of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities be elected. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 501 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the exemption of rural transit districts from motor fuel taxes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 527 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to requiring certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities to hold a referendum before spending any money for a fixed rail transit system. House: Transportation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 594 84-0 (2015) Author: Israel, Celia | et. al. Relating to toll rates for certain vehicles traveling on State Highway 130. House: Transportation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1004 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the exercise of eminent domain by certain toll road corporations. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1324 84-0 (2015) Author: Israel, Celia | et. al. Relating to the establishment and operation of a motor-bus-only lane pilot program in certain counties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
HB 1836 84-0 (2015) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to the allocation of certain sales tax revenue to the state highway fund and to the uses of that revenue. House: Transportation Referred directly to s/c on Long-term Infrastructure Planning by chair
HB 1876 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Relating to providing notification to certain legislators and county judges of certain applications or notices for an electric railway project. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2229 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the creation of regional transit authorities; granting the power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds and charge fees. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2273 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to a contract or other agreement between certain governmental entities and a credit services organization or credit access business. House: General Investigating & Ethics Left pending in committee
HB 2406 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the study of certain municipal transit systems by the Texas Transportation Institute. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2620 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to disclosure of financial studies and reports associated with a toll project. House: Transportation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2764 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to requiring certain regional transportation authority subregional boards to establish a labor advisory committee. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3228 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the governing body of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3418 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to intermunicipal commuter rail districts. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3591 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to the allocation and use of certain funds for public transportation projects. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3593 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to the online access to open board meetings of metropolitan planning organizations. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3796 84-0 (2015) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al. Relating to notice provided to persons with disabilities regarding the eligibility of persons with disabilities to use certain public transportation services. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
HB 3915 84-0 (2015) Author: Wray, John | et. al. Relating to the assessment of damages in condemnation proceedings regarding high speed rail companies. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 3918 84-0 (2015) Author: Wray, John | et. al. Relating to private activity bonds. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 4014 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for certain offenses committed on the premises of a public transportation system House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 119 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to requiring that members of the governing board of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities be elected. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 270 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to toll rates for certain vehicles traveling on State Highway 130. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 321 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to the amount of money transferred monthly from the state highway fund to the Texas emissions reduction plan fund. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 422 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the establishment and operation of a motor-bus-only lane pilot program in certain counties. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 444 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Yvonne
Relating to the exercise of eminent domain by certain toll road corporations. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 939 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to disclosure of financial studies and reports associated with a toll project. Senate: Transportation Co-author authorized
SB 1048 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to prohibiting the use of certain federal funds for a mass transit passenger rail project. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1144 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to intermunicipal commuter rail districts. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1318 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the local regulation of distance requirements for the possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages near public transportation stops. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1331 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the composition of the governing body of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1380 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the exemption of municipalities, certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities, and regional transit authorities from certain motor fuel taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1573 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for certain offenses committed on the premises of a public transportation system. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1601 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to railroads in this state. Senate: Transportation Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1764 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the allocation and use of certain funds for public transportation projects. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1837 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to requiring certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities to hold a referendum before spending any money for a fixed rail transit system. Senate: Transportation Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2059 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the composition of the governing body of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 84 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the establishment and operation of a motor-bus-only lane pilot program in certain counties. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 121 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to requiring that members of the governing board of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities be elected. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 311 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the exemption of certain transit districts from motor fuel taxes. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 341 83-0 (2013) Author: Pitts, Jim
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the exclusion of certain mineral interests from the property interests that may be condemned by a regional tollway authority. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
HB 1545 83-0 (2013) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to a study regarding the use of certain public transportation services by persons with disabilities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1917 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to alcoholic beverage advertising on the outside of certain vehicles. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2247 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the agreements, costs, revenues, and finances of regional toll way authorities. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2305 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to motor vehicle inspections; creating an offense; changing the collection method for certain fees. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
See remarks for effective date
HB 2423 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the creation of regional transit authorities; granting the power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
HB 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 2655 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the creation of regional transit authorities; granting the power of eminent domain; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts Referred to Special Purpose Districts
HB 2730 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to sales and use tax imposed by boards of certain municipal transit departments. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2870 83-0 (2013) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to confidentiality of information related to toll projects. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3031 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to fare enforcement officers for metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3120 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to limiting the liability of certain transportation authorities and railroads for certain incidents involving the provision of public passenger rail services. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3215 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the Texas natural gas vehicle grant program. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3291 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to certain comprehensive development agreements of regional mobility authorities. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3448 83-0 (2013) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the service of a presiding officer of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3665 83-0 (2013) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al. Relating to the financing of transportation projects; authorizing fees. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform No action taken in committee
HB 3825 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the composition of certain regional transportation authority subregional boards. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
SB 1018 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Relating to the agreements, costs, revenues, and finances of regional tollway authorities; authorizing taxes, fees, and assessments. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
No action taken in committee
SB 1632 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the financing of transportation projects; authorizing fees. Senate: Transportation Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1693 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the management of federal and state funds for the Texas Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program, and other programs directed toward the accommodation of pedestrians, bicyclists, persons with disabilities, children, senior citizens, users of public transportation, and persons of all ages and abilities on separate facilities and in conjunction with motorists on street and highway corridors, hereafter the "All-Ages, Active, Safe, and Economical Transportation in Texas (AASETT)" program. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1849 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the name of The Woodlands Road Utility District No. 1, of Montgomery County, Texas, and to the administration, powers, and duties of the district. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 205 82-0 (2011) Author: Pickett, Joseph
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Jose
Relating to the imposition by certain municipalities and municipal transit departments of the local sales and use tax in certain federal military installations. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Finance
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 423 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the powers of rural and urban transit districts. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 578 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to state financing of public transportation. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 880 82-0 (2011) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to making an appropriation to the Texas Department of Transportation for a streetcar line in Dallas. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 981 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the creation of local mobility credit programs. House: Transportation No action taken in committee
HB 1105 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to the accommodation of pedestrians, bicyclists, persons with disabilities, children, senior citizens, users of public transportation, movers of commercial goods, and motorists on streets and highways. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1606 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the designation of a qualified transportation benefit as a supplemental optional benefits program for state employees by the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Considered in Calendars
HB 1750 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Transportation to lease and contract for the operation of rolling stock during certain emergencies. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 1920 82-0 (2011) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to transportation planning and funding allocations. House: Transportation No action taken in committee
HB 2016 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the operation of certain rapid transit authorities, including the power to repeal the local sales and use tax exemption for telecommunications services and the use of revenue from the tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2032 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to performance and payment security for certain comprehensive development agreements. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Left pending in committee
HB 2064 82-0 (2011) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al. Relating to a study by the Texas Department of Transportation on public transportation services for people with disabilities. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2195 82-0 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to requirements for certain arrangements or agreements of certain regional transportation authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 2223 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the contracts of certain regional transportation authorities that are required to be competitively bid. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2325 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the competitive bidding and notice requirements for contracts of certain mass transportation authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2327 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the establishment and operation of a motor-bus-only lane pilot program in certain counties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2568 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the authority of a commuter rail district to impose a property tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2571 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the purposes and designation of transportation reinvestment zones. House: Transportation No action taken in committee
HB 2651 82-0 (2011) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the eligibility of visitors to use certain public transportation services for people with disabilities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2881 82-0 (2011) Author: Scott, Connie Relating to state financing of public transportation. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2884 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to coordinated county transportation authorities; creating an offense. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 3030 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the funding of projects in the boundaries of certain intermunicipal commuter rail districts. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3092 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to local options regarding transportation and mobility improvement projects in certain counties. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3294 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to the posting of annual financial information on public Internet websites by certain transportation-related entities. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3506 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy
Relating to the use of transportation allotment funds by school districts to provide bus passes or cards to certain students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 3702 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to sales and use tax imposed by boards of certain municipal transit departments. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 3731 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the accommodation of bicycles, pedestrians, and mass transit riders on streets and highways. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3734 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to certain comprehensive development agreements of the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Transportation No action taken in committee
HB 3755 82-0 (2011) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to management of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3771 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Transportation to adopt safety standards for high-speed rail. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HJR 125 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit commuter rail districts to impose a property tax on property located in the district to pay debt issued or assumed by the district and to pay the maintenance and operating expenses of the district. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 131 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing the expenditure of motor vehicle fuel taxes, registration fees, and federal reimbursement for those revenues for passenger rail, transit, and freight rail. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HR 2689 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2327. Reported enrolled
SB 505 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to state financing of public transportation. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 513 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the accommodation of pedestrians, bicyclists, persons with disabilities, children, senior citizens, users of public transportation, movers of commercial goods, and motorists on streets and highways. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 650 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Cook, Byron
Relating to management of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 1088 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the imposition by certain municipalities and municipal transit departments of the local sales and use tax in certain federal military installations. Senate: Finance Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1102 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the establishment and operation of a motor-bus-only lane pilot program in certain counties. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1394 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Transportation to approve safety standards for high-speed rail; authorizing a fee. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1422 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt
Relating to coordinated county transportation authorities; creating an offense. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1559 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to requirements for certain arrangements or agreements of certain regional transportation authorities. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 1611 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: McClendon, Ruth
Relating to the funding of projects in the boundaries of certain intermunicipal commuter rail districts. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1650 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to certain comprehensive development agreements of regional mobility authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation
SB 1762 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to state financing of public transportation. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1885 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to certain comprehensive development agreements of regional mobility authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation
SR 1252 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2327. Reported enrolled
HB 9 81-0 (2009) Author: Truitt, Vicki | et. al. Relating to transportation funding in this state. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1222 81-0 (2009) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the financial audit of certain regional transportation authorities by the state auditor. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1790 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda | et. al. Relating to the establishment and operation of a public transit motor-bus-only lane pilot program in certain counties. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2219 81-0 (2009) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the public transportation advisory committee. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2244 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to the coordination of the planning, construction, operation, and maintenance of a statewide passenger rail system by the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2418 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the coordination of the planning, construction, operation, and maintenance of a statewide passenger rail system by the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2420 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to ad valorem and sales and use tax exemptions for high-speed passenger rail facilities. House: Ways & Means Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2439 81-0 (2009) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to compensation for the use of the public transportation system of a regional transportation authority. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2469 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to certain mass transit entities. House: Transportation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2516 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the use of alternative fuels by a county mass transit authority. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 2589 81-0 (2009) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Relating to transportation planning and funding allocations. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2738 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al. Relating to the pledge of certain revenue of a regional transportation authority to the payment of bonds. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2883 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the accommodation of bicycles, pedestrians, and mass transit riders on streets and highways. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2899 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to the participation in state travel service contracts by certain local governmental entities. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2987 81-0 (2009) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to a nonsubstantive revision of statutes relating to railroads; including conforming amendments. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3047 81-0 (2009) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to compensation provided by state agencies to employees who elect to purchase a bus pass. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3057 81-0 (2009) Author: Castro, Joaquin
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the use by a metropolitan rapid transit authority of the construction manager-at-risk method for the construction, rehabilitation, alteration, or repair of a facility. House: County Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Placed on intent calendar
HB 3268 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to the exemption of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities from motor fuel taxes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3341 81-0 (2009) Author: Miklos, Robert | et. al. Relating to the creation of a transportation development corporation in certain municipalities; authorizing local option elections for funding mass transit projects. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3448 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to local options regarding transportation and mobility improvement projects in certain counties. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3531 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the policy board of metropolitan planning organizations. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 4071 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the operation of hybrid motor vehicles. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 4109 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the authority of certain governmental entities to receive local sales tax information. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 4180 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the allocation of funds for public transportation by the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 4335 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the creation of and the powers of a comprehensive multimodal urban transportation authority. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 4432 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to certain transit authorities. House: Transportation Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 4680 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to mass transit authorities. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HJR 9 81-0 (2009) Author: Truitt, Vicki | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment prescribing the purposes for which revenue from motor vehicle registration fees and taxes on motor fuels and lubricants and certain revenues received from the federal government may be used and authorizing the legislature to provide for automatic adjustments of the rates of motor fuel taxes. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 122 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing the expenditure of motor vehicle fuel taxes and registration fees for passenger rail, transit, and freight rail. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HR 2928 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1263. Reported enrolled
SB 131 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the operation of hybrid motor vehicles. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 213 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: King, Tracy
Relating to a manifest system to record the transportation of certain liquid wastes. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 293 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Alonzo, Roberto
Relating to the pledge of certain revenue of a regional transportation authority to the payment of bonds. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 405 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to compensation for the use of the public transportation system of a regional transportation authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 434 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Bolton, Valinda
Relating to the establishment and operation of a public transit motor-bus-only lane pilot program in certain counties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 581 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to intermunicipal commuter rail districts. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 855 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to a county motor fuels tax in certain counties for mobility improvement projects; providing authority to impose the tax, issue bonds, and impose penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1263 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to certain mass transit entities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1264 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Smith, Todd
Relating to the participation of certain transportation entities and hospital districts in the comptroller of public accounts' travel services contracts. House: Transportation
Senate: Government Organization
Returned to Calendars Committee
SB 1272 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to ad valorem and sales and use tax exemptions for high-speed passenger rail facilities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1382 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: McClendon, Ruth
Relating to the coordination of the planning, construction, operation, and maintenance of a statewide passenger rail system by the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1540 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry
Relating to a nonsubstantive revision of statutes relating to railroads; including conforming amendments. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1570 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Harper-Brown, Linda
Relating to the facilitation, analysis, and implementation of high-speed passenger rail in this state. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1669 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry
Relating to the authority and powers of regional mobility authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1934 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the authority of certain governmental entities to receive local sales tax information. Senate: Economic Development Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2005 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the exemption of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities from motor fuel taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2015 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 2096 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: McClendon, Ruth
Relating to the creation of and the powers of a comprehensive multimodal urban transportation authority, including the power to impose taxes, issue bonds, and exercise limited eminent domain authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
House appoints conferees-reported
SB 2437 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the use by a metropolitan rapid transit authority of the construction manager-at-risk method for the construction, rehabilitation, alteration, or repair of a facility. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Not again placed on intent calendar
SJR 24 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing the expenditure of motor vehicle fuel taxes and registration fees for passenger rail, transit, and freight rail. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 26 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature by general law to permit counties to impose a local motor fuels tax and an additional vehicle registration fee to be used for transportation purposes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 52 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature by general law to permit counties to assess and collect a local motor fuels tax and an additional vehicle registration fee to be used for mobility improvement projects. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Placed on Constitutional Amendments Calendar
SR 1072 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1263. Reported enrolled
HB 504 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to payment for the provision of services by a metropolitan rapid transit authority to persons with disabilities in a unit of election that has withdrawn from the authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 875 80-0 (2007) Author: Woolley, Beverly Relating to the selection of a presiding officer on the appointments panel of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation No action taken in committee
HB 1081 80-0 (2007) Author: Straus, Joe Relating to the establishment and operation of a motor bus-only lane program. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1620 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to motor fuel tax credits for certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities providing public school transportation services to a school district. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1813 80-0 (2007) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to requiring that members of the governing board of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities be elected officials. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2092 80-0 (2007) Author: Hill, Fred
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the designation of an area in a municipality as a reinvestment zone under the Tax Increment Financing Act. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2114 80-0 (2007) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to short-term revenue bonds in certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2438 80-0 (2007) Author: Truitt, Vicki
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the allocation of revenue from the municipal hotel occupancy tax for certain transportation systems. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2510 80-0 (2007) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, and financing of a commuter rail district; granting the authority to issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2622 80-0 (2007) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to eligibility of board members of certain rapid transit authorities to receive insurance benefits. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2715 80-0 (2007) Author: Castro, Joaquin
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the enforcement of the fares and other charges imposed by certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 2716 80-0 (2007) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to an optional county fee on registration of a vehicle to fund public transportation. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 2792 80-0 (2007) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to the authority of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities to utilize bid and contract alternatives. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2898 80-0 (2007) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to performance audits of certain regional transportation authorities. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2899 80-0 (2007) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the compliance review and safety audit program for commercial motor vehicles. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2986 80-0 (2007) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to the issuance of commercial paper notes by certain regional transportation authorities. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2987 80-0 (2007) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to use of a portion of the money in the Texas Mobility Fund for mass transit projects. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2988 80-0 (2007) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to the authority of certain development corporations to spend tax revenue on certain mass transit-related facilities. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3246 80-0 (2007) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to inflation adjustments to retirement benefits provided by certain rapid transit authorities. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 3314 80-0 (2007) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to imposition, administration, collection, and enforcement of state taxes; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HJR 94 80-0 (2007) Author: Hill, Fred Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for use of a portion of the money in the Texas Mobility Fund for mass transit projects. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
SB 132 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al.
Sponsor: Straus, Joe
Relating to the establishment and operation of a motor-bus-only lane pilot program in certain counties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 257 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to limitations on the combined rates of transit and other local sales and use taxes. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 436 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the operation of hybrid motor vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 755 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to certain motor fuel exemptions. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 936 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to motor fuel tax credits for certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities providing public school transportation services to a school district. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1060 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to the operation of hybrid motor vehicles. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1074 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Corte, Jr., Frank
Relating to short-term revenue bonds in certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 1077 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Harper-Brown, Linda
Relating to performance audits of certain regional transportation authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
SB 1088 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to use of a portion of the money in the Texas Mobility Fund for mass transit projects. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1089 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Hill, Fred
Relating to the authority of certain development corporations to spend tax revenue on certain mass transit-related facilities. House: Transportation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1291 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the allocation of revenue from the municipal hotel occupancy tax for certain transportation systems. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1375 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Hill, Fred
Relating to the issuance of commercial paper notes by certain regional transportation authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1631 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to payment for the provision of services by a metropolitan rapid transit authority to persons with disabilities in a unit of election that has withdrawn from the authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation
SB 1663 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the selection of a presiding officer on the appointments panel of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1808 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the creation, powers, and funding of the Metroplex Area Mobility Authority and to requiring the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex to be included in a single Texas Department of Transportation district; authorizing a tax. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 1858 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to municipalities eligible to create a regional mobility authority. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SJR 38 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for use of a portion of the money in the Texas Mobility Fund for mass transit projects. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 98 79-0 (2005) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin | et. al. Relating to certain appointments to the boards of metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1815 79-0 (2005) Author: Krusee, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to term limitations for members of boards of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1964 79-0 (2005) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a local tax on the sale of gasoline and to the use of the tax revenue by a regional mobility authority. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2138 79-0 (2005) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the acquisition, construction, maintenance, operation, and provision of toll facilities and a transit system by a regional mobility authority, and the transfer to a regional mobility authority of the toll facilities, transit system, and related assets of a regional tollway authority or transit provider or of certain counties; providing criminal penalties; authorizing a tax. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2300 79-0 (2005) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the authority of metropolitan rapid transit authorities to use a hybrid delivery system for certain construction projects. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2348 79-0 (2005) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to construction on a highway under the jurisdiction of the Texas Department of Transportation by certain transit departments. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 2467 79-0 (2005) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the elimination of certain alternative fuels programs of this state. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 2653 79-0 (2005) Author: Krusee, Mike
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the use of tax increment financing to pay certain costs associated with certain transportation or transit projects. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 2702 79-0 (2005) Author: Krusee, Mike
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the construction, acquisition, financing, maintenance, management, operation, ownership, and control of transportation facilities and the progress, improvement, policing, and safety of transportation in this state; providing a penalty. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 2889 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the governing board and territory of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3465 79-0 (2005) Author: Baxter, Todd Relating to the liability of certain entities that enter agreements with a metropolitan rapid transit authority. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HCR 245 79-0 (2005) Author: Krusee, Mike
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections to H.B. No. 2702. Signed by the Governor
HR 2270 79-0 (2005) Author: Krusee, Mike Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2702. Reported enrolled
SB 129 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
Relating to certain exceptions to the requirement that the operator of a motor vehicle operated on a turnpike project pay the proper toll or the full amount of the toll. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 182 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al.
Sponsor: Krusee, Mike
Relating to the board of directors of an intermunicipal commuter rail district. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 478 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a local tax on the sale of gasoline and to the use of the tax revenue by a regional mobility authority. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 728 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Baxter, Todd
Relating to the liability of certain entities that enter agreements with a metropolitan rapid transit authority. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 752 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to term limitations for members of boards of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1032 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Swinford, David
Relating to the elimination of certain alternative fuels programs of this state. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1248 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to contracts by a school board with a juvenile board for public school transportation. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 1251 79-0 (2005) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Phillips, Larry
Relating to the acquisition, construction, maintenance, operation, and provision of toll facilities and a transit system by a regional mobility authority, and the transfer to a regional mobility authority of the toll facilities, transit system, and related assets of a regional tollway authority or transit provider or of certain counties; providing criminal penalties; authorizing a tax. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1339 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Straus, Joe
Relating to the limitation on the sales and use tax rate of a political subdivision in an advanced transportation district. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1706 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the construction, acquisition, financing, maintenance, management, operation, ownership, and control of transportation facilities and the progress, improvement, policing, and safety of transportation in this state; providing a penalty. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Not again placed on intent calendar
SR 1098 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2702. Reported enrolled
HB 431 78-0 (2003) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin | et. al. Relating to certain appointments to the boards of metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 960 78-0 (2003) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to the transportation by motor vehicle of persons within the boundaries of certain airports; creating an offense. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1235 78-0 (2003) Author: Corte, Frank | et. al. Relating to the establishment of security forces in certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1685 78-0 (2003) Author: Woolley, Beverly Relating to the purpose, powers and duties of Harris County Improvement District No. 1. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1766 78-0 (2003) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to free bus service by certain transit authorities on election days. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1950 78-0 (2003) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, and financing of a regional commuter rail district; granting the authority to issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2091 78-0 (2003) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to procurement rules, guidelines, and procedures for regional transportation authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2369 78-0 (2003) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to arbitration of disputes between a metropolitan rapid transit authority and its employees. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2500 78-0 (2003) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the enforcement of fares imposed for the use of certain public transportation systems; providing penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 3185 78-0 (2003) Author: Hill, Fred
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the formula program for distribution of state grants to public transportation providers. House: Transportation
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
No action taken in committee
HB 3343 78-0 (2003) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the coordination of statewide public transportation by the Texas Transportation Commission and the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Transportation
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Left pending in committee
HB 3411 78-0 (2003) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to the board of directors of an intermunicipal commuter rail district. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HJR 10 78-0 (2003) Author: Krusee, Mike Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a six-year term for a board member of an intermunicipal commuter rail district. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
SB 119 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the appointment of the governing body of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 212 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the order calling bond elections for certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 404 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Mercer, Ken | et. al.
Relating to advanced transportation districts. House: Transportation
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Effective immediately
SB 441 78-0 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Smith, Todd
Relating to the transportation by motor vehicle of persons within the boundaries of certain airports; providing criminal penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 485 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al.
Sponsor: Krusee, Mike
Relating to the use of exclusive development agreements by an intermunicipal commuter rail district. House: Transportation
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Effective immediately
SB 527 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Corte, Frank
Relating to the establishment of security forces in certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 868 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Woolley, Beverly
Relating to the purpose, powers, and duties of Harris County Improvement District No. 1; authorizing the issuance of bonds. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 971 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the addition of a municipality to the territory of a regional transportation authority. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
SB 972 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to the addition of certain municipalities to the territory of a regional transportation authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Effective immediately
SB 1412 78-0 (2003) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to procurement rules, guidelines, and procedures for regional transportation authorities. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1505 78-0 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the enforcement of fares imposed for the use of certain public transportation systems; providing penalties. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
SB 7 78-2 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to certain appointments to the boards of metropolitan rapid transit authorities. Filed
SB 3 78-3 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the application of the sunset review process to certain rapid transit authorities. Filed
SB 6 78-3 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to certain appointments to the boards of metropolitan rapid transit authorities. Filed
HB 748 77-0 (2001) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to use of funds of a metropolitan transit authority to inform the public in connection with an election measure. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 749 77-0 (2001) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to the sales and use tax in certain metropolitan transit authorities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 750 77-0 (2001) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to use of funds of a metropolitan transit authority for lobbying. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 751 77-0 (2001) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to the election of the board of certain mass transit authorities. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1621 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the representation of the transportation disadvantaged in mass transportation. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1683 77-0 (2001) Author: Goolsby, Tony | et. al.
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the powers of certain transportation authorities and to the exercise of those powers. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1725 77-0 (2001) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the power of certain rapid transit authorities to order an election on certain measures. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1951 77-0 (2001) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to conditions of employment for peace officers employed by certain rapid transit authorities. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2440 77-0 (2001) Author: Krusee, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to a referendum for a rail plan in certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2622 77-0 (2001) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to arbitration of disputes between a metropolitan rapid transit authority and its employees. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 3205 77-0 (2001) Author: Jones, Jesse
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the purchase or lease of certain motor vehicles by certain regional transit authorities. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Considered in public hearing
HB 3557 77-0 (2001) Author: Shields, John Relating to advanced transportation districts and the funding of those districts. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
SB 123 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the appointment of the governing board of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 379 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Farrar, Jessica
Relating to conditions of employment for peace officers employed by certain rapid transit authorities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 570 77-0 (2001) Author: Cain, David Relating to the powers of certain transportation authorities and to the exercise of those powers. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 782 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Longoria, John
Relating to advanced transportation districts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1061 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the power of certain rapid transit authorities to call an election. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1079 77-0 (2001) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the creation and governance of an intermunicipal commuter rail district. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1259 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the representation of the transportation disadvantaged in mass transportation. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 67 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to requiring certain metropolitan transit authorities to employ an internal auditor. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 236 76-0 (1999) Author: Krusee, Mike
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the composition of the board of directors of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 640 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to withdrawal of a unit from a rapid transit authority. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 675 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to withdrawal of a unit from a rapid transit authority. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1554 76-0 (1999) Author: Krusee, Mike | et. al. Relating to a referendum on the dedication of revenue of certain mass transit authorities. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1785 76-0 (1999) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the sales and use tax imposed by certain rapid transit authorities. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 1980 76-0 (1999) Author: Hill, Fred
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to a report on performance of certain public transportation providers. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2083 76-0 (1999) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Relating to the development of an intermodal transportation hub for economic development in certain municipalities. House: State, Federal & International Relations Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 2138 76-0 (1999) Author: Krusee, Mike | et. al. Relating to the sales and use tax in certain metropolitan transit authorities. House: Ways & Means Considered in Calendars
HB 2177 76-0 (1999) Author: Woolley, Beverly | et. al. Relating to the governing board and territory of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2178 76-0 (1999) Author: Woolley, Beverly | et. al. Relating to the governing board and territory of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2245 76-0 (1999) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to the withdrawal of territory from a mass transit authority. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2302 76-0 (1999) Author: Green, Rick Relating to student fees for bus services at Southwest Texas State University. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2733 76-0 (1999) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al. Relating to liability of certain private entities that contract with a public entity to provide transportation services. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 2858 76-0 (1999) Author: Siebert, Bill
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the authority of certain taxing entities to repeal the local sales and use tax exemption for telecommunications services. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3159 76-0 (1999) Author: Oliveira, Rene
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the application of the diesel fuel tax and a diesel fuel fee to diesel fuel used in certain passenger commercial motor vehicles. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3195 76-0 (1999) Author: Reyna, Arthur Relating to the creation of development corporations and advanced transportation districts. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 3543 76-0 (1999) Author: Hodge, Terri
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to competitive bidding by mass transit authorities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3581 76-0 (1999) Author: Corte, Frank Relating to exemption from regulation of certain bus manufacturers. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3612 76-0 (1999) Author: Hilbert, Paul Relating to a prohibition on certain agreements between certain political subdivisions and a private entity that provides tow trucks. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 3621 76-0 (1999) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the refund of surplus revenue by certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 3705 76-0 (1999) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the creation of an advanced transportation district and authorizing the imposition of a local sales and use tax for advanced transportation. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HJR 59 76-0 (1999) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize school districts to purchase personal injury protection insurance to cover students who are injured while riding as passengers in a vehicle operated by or for the school district. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
SB 156 76-0 (1999) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the conversion to an elected board of certain mass transit authorities. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
SB 157 76-0 (1999) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the requirement that a portion of the sales and use tax revenue collected by certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities be used only for county and municipal road and bridge purposes. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
SB 298 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to withdrawal of a unit from a rapid transit authority. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
SB 539 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Uher, D.R.
Relating to the transportation of certain persons requiring treatment for mental illness. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 681 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to the development of an intermodal transportation hub for economic development in certain municipalities. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 683 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to the authority of certain municipalities and counties to impose a sales and use tax to fund venue projects. Senate: State Affairs Referred to s/c on Infrastructure by Pres.
SB 769 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the creation of an advanced transportation district and authorizing the imposition of a local sales and use tax for advanced transportation. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 885 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to arbitration of a decision of a transit authority relating to financing of a venue project. Senate: State Affairs Referred to s/c on Infrastructure by Pres.
SB 940 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Green, Rick
Relating to student fees for bus services at Southwest Texas State University. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective with Fall Semester 1999
SB 1146 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to exemption from regulation of certain bus manufacturers. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1511 76-0 (1999) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Williams, Thomas
Relating to the creation of a county assistance district in certain counties in which a rapid transit or regional transportation authority is located; authorizing a sales and use tax. House: County Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1599 76-0 (1999) Author: Cain, David Relating to competitive bidding by certain mass transit authorities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to s/c on Infrastructure by Pres.
SB 1620 76-0 (1999) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to a prohibition on certain agreements between certain political subdivisions and a private entity that provides tow trucks. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1818 76-0 (1999) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to the sales and use tax in certain metropolitan transit authorities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to s/c on Infrastructure by Pres.
HB 883 75-0 (1997) Author: Krusee, Mike
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the composition of the board of directors of certain metropolitan transit authorities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 892 75-0 (1997) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to withdrawal of a unit from a rapid transit authority. House: Urban Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 1353 75-0 (1997) Author: Garcia, Domingo | et. al. Relating to a road maintenance fee paid by mass transit authorities. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2230 75-0 (1997) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to the sales and use tax in certain metropolitan transit authorities. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2231 75-0 (1997) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to the election of the board of certain mass transit authorities. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2232 75-0 (1997) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to the operation of a fixed rail transit system by certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2376 75-0 (1997) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to eligibility for appointment to a subregional board of a transportation authority. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2387 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the issuance of short-term debt by certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2388 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to the creation of intermunicipal commuter rail districts. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2445 75-0 (1997) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the operation of a fixed rail transit system by certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 2446 75-0 (1997) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to performance audits of certain metropolitan transit authorities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2797 75-0 (1997) Author: Marchant, Kenny Relating to the oversight of rail fixed guideway system safety. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2898 75-0 (1997) Author: Crabb, Joe Relating to the number of members on the board of certain metropolitan transit authorities. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3443 75-0 (1997) Author: Kubiak, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al.
Relating to financing of public transportation. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 472 75-0 (1997) Author: Cain, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Marchant, Kenny
Relating to powers of certain regional transportation authorities. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 601 75-0 (1997) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to withdrawal of a unit from a rapid transit authority. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Considered in Calendars
SB 657 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al.
Sponsor: Siebert, Bill
Relating to the creation of intermunicipal commuter rail districts; authorizing a tax; granting authority to issue bonds and power of eminent domain. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 679 75-0 (1997) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Bailey, Kevin
Relating to the use of a portion of the sales and use tax revenue collected by certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities for county and municipal road and bridge purposes. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 735 75-0 (1997) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Marchant, Kenny
Relating to the oversight of rail fixed guideway system safety. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 860 75-0 (1997) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to eligibility for appointment to a subregional board of a transportation authority. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 954 75-0 (1997) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the number of members on the board of certain metropolitan transit authorities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1448 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the operation and functions of certain mass transit authorities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1790 75-0 (1997) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the composition of the board of directors of certain metropolitan transit authorities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1951 75-0 (1997) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the sales and use tax in certain metropolitan transit authorities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 562 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the number of consecutive years a person may serve on certain mass transit authority boards. House: Urban Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 943 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to performance audits of certain metropolitan transit authorities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1008 74-0 (1995) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the punishment for certain criminal offenses committed on the premises of a public transportation system and the prohibition of consumption of alcoholic beverages on the property of certain metropolitan transit authorities. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor Authorized
HB 1025 74-0 (1995) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to debt incurred by certain regional transportation authorities without voter approval. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1112 74-0 (1995) Author: Marchant, Ken | et. al. Relating to the issuance of financial obligations by certain regional transportation authorities. House: Financial Institutions Left pending in committee
HB 1115 74-0 (1995) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to filling a vacancy on the boards of certain mass transit authorities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1453 74-0 (1995) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the creation of metropolitan transit authorities. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1663 74-0 (1995) Author: Conley, Karyne Relating to the construction, reconstruction, and maintenance of improvements by mass transit authorities. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1812 74-0 (1995) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the authority of law enforcement personnel employed by certain mass transit authorities to enforce traffic laws. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2057 74-0 (1995) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the authority of law enforcement personnel employed by certain mass transit authorities to enforce traffic laws. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2062 74-0 (1995) Author: Alvarado, Leo | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the conversion to an elected board, and to the removal of board members by recall, of certain mass transit authorities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2091 74-0 (1995) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to incentives for mass transit authority motor vehicles propelled by liquefied gas. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 2112 74-0 (1995) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to the use of binding arbitration in labor disputes involving certain metropolitan transit authorities. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2154 74-0 (1995) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to a civil service system for peace officers employed by a metropolitan rapid transit authority. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2183 74-0 (1995) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to the creation of a mass transit department in cities of a certain population. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2588 74-0 (1995) Author: Alexander, Clyde | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the establishment of rural and urban transit districts. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 3157 74-0 (1995) Author: Conley, Karyne
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the board of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 431 74-0 (1995) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the offense of public intoxication committed on the premises of a public transportation system and the prohibition of consumption of alcoholic beverages on the property of certain metropolitan transit authorities; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 477 74-0 (1995) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Bailey, Kevin
Relating to a civil service system for peace officers employed by a metropolitan rapid transit authority. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 950 74-0 (1995) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the use of binding arbitration in labor disputes involving certain metropolitan transit authorities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 983 74-0 (1995) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to meetings of the mayors of municipalities for the purpose of making appointments to certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 1141 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to incentives for mass transit authority motor vehicles propelled by liquefied gas. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1388 74-0 (1995) Author: Rosson, Peggy
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to the creation of a county mass transit authority. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 40 73-0 (1993) Author: Carona, John Relating to the conversion to an elected board of certain mass transit authorities. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 188 73-0 (1993) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to the election of the board of certain mass transit authorities. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 422 73-0 (1993) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al. Relating to the construction, reconstruction, and maintenance of improvements by certain mass transit authorities. House: Transportation Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1092 73-0 (1993) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the punishment for certain criminal offenses committed on the premises of a public transportation system and the regulation of alcoholic beverages on the property of certain metropolitan transit authorities. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1344 73-0 (1993) Author: Bosse, Fred | et. al. Relating to the creation of metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1504 73-0 (1993) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to the number of members on a subregional board of certain regional transportation authorities. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1750 73-0 (1993) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to providing a referendum to determine the powers and duties of certain regional transportation authorities. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1942 73-0 (1993) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the allocation and distribution of money in the public transportation fund. House: Transportation
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 1965 73-0 (1993) Author: Talton, Robert | et. al. Relating to the creation of metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation Coauthor Authorized
HB 2255 73-0 (1993) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the provision of transportation to certain AFDC recipients by mass transit authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 2266 73-0 (1993) Author: Flores, Yolanda | et. al. Relating to the liability of certain transportation entities providing public transportation. House: State Affairs Reported favorably as substituted
HB 2800 73-0 (1993) Author: Marchant, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Relating to the powers and duties of certain regional transportation authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 154 73-0 (1993) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Danburg, Debra
Relating to the construction, reconstruction, and maintenance of improvements by certain mass transit authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 240 73-0 (1993) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the number of consecutive years a person may serve on certain mass transit authority boards. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
No action taken in committee
SB 530 73-0 (1993) Author: Shelley, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Bosse, Fred | et. al.
Relating to the creation of metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 606 73-0 (1993) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to the liability of certain transportation entities providing public transportation. Senate: State Affairs Received from the Senate
SB 731 73-0 (1993) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the creation of metropolitan rapid transit authorities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 821 73-0 (1993) Author: Shelley, Dan
Sponsor: Yarbrough, Ken
Relating to the number of consecutive years a person may serve on certain mass transit authority boards. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Withdrawn from calendar
SB 1096 73-0 (1993) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the punishment for certain criminal offenses committed on the premises of a public transportation system and the regulation of alcoholic beverages on the premises of certain metropolitan transit authorities. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 190 72-0 (1991) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to the effective tax rate in certain municipalities that impose a mass transit sales and use tax. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 228 72-0 (1991) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the powers of certain mass transit authorities to agree to make road improvements. House: Transportation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 235 72-0 (1991) Author: Stiles, Mark
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to the administration and financing of mass transportation. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 618 72-0 (1991) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al.
Sponsor: Tejeda, Frank
Relating to the distribution by the comptroller of certain tax revenue collected by certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Placed on intent calendar
HB 706 72-0 (1991) Author: Cain, David Relating to the operation and regulation of certain regional transportation authorities. House: Transportation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 734 72-0 (1991) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the operation and functions of certain mass transit authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 851 72-0 (1991) Author: Gibson, Bruce
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to financing of certain rural transportation systems. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1610 72-0 (1991) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to a nonbinding referendum for certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 1735 72-0 (1991) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the funding, powers, and duties of certain mass transit authorities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1868 72-0 (1991) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to a binding referendum conducted by a mass transit authority. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 1968 72-0 (1991) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to the use of arbitration in disputes regarding collective bargaining by certain metropolitan transit authorities. House: Transportation Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2013 72-0 (1991) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the imposition of taxes by certain transportation authorities and to the rate of, and the use of revenue from, the state sales and use tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2475 72-0 (1991) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the governing board and powers of certain mass transit authorities. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2672 72-0 (1991) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to requiring an election before the adoption or implementation of a mobility fund expenditure plan by certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 2740 72-0 (1991) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to an election on the removal of board members of certain mass transit authorities. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 2755 72-0 (1991) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the purchasing, lease, or conversion of motor vehicles by local transit authorities and districts. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 94 72-0 (1991) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Cavazos, Eddie
Relating to the ability of certain metropolitan transit authorities to provide emergency medical services. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 282 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Eddie
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the operation and regulation of certain regional transportation authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Point of order sustained
SB 283 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the operation and functions of certain mass transit authorities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 470 72-0 (1991) Author: Tejeda, Frank
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to a prohibition of cigarette or other tobacco product advertising within 500 feet of a school or church. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
SB 788 72-0 (1991) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Craddick, Tom
Relating to the effective tax rate in certain municipalities that impose a mass transit sales and use tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 808 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the governing board of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 814 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Yarbrough, Ken
Relating to the use of arbitration in disputes regarding collective bargaining by certain metropolitan transit authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
1st Printing sent to Calendars
SB 1131 72-0 (1991) Author: Tejeda, Frank
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the governing board and powers of certain mass transit authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 1139 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Shelley, Dan
Relating to the creation of metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Withdrawn from calendar
HB 161 72-1 (1991) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to binding referenda on adoption or implementation of a rail plan or other issues considered by certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 172 72-1 (1991) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to requiring an election before the adoption or implementation of a mobility fund expenditure plan by certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 235 72-1 (1991) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the powers of certain mass transit authorities. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HR 251 72-1 (1991) Author: Cain, David Suspending the Rules of the House of Representatives, 72nd Legislature to permit the conference committee appointed to adjust the differences between the house and senate versions of H.B. No. 9. Reported enrolled
SB 48 72-1 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the creation of metropolitan rapid transit authorities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 70 72-2 (1991) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the powers of certain mass transit authorities. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 42 72-2 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the creation of metropolitan rapid transit authorities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 15 72-3 (1992) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the conversion to an elected board of certain mass transit authorities. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 330 70-0 (1987) Author: Guerrero, Lena Relating to access by handicapped persons to mass transit systems. House: Transportation 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 409 70-0 (1987) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the use of local sales and use taxes imposed by certain public transportation authorities and to related adjustments in the rates of ad valorem taxes imposed by public school districts. House: Ways & Means Pending in subcommittee
HB 1355 70-0 (1987) Author: Cain, David Relating to the authority of the Texas Turnpike Authority to study the feasibility of high speed rail facilities connecting the cities of Houston, Dallas, and Fort Worth. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1398 70-0 (1987) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to an adjustment in the rate of the local sales and use taxes imposed by certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: County Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1507 70-0 (1987) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the governing board of certain rapid transit authorities. House: County Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1836 70-0 (1987) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to withdrawal from a rapid transit authority. House: County Affairs Rules suspended
HB 2008 70-0 (1987) Author: Berlanga, Hugo
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to powers of certain rapid transit authorities with respect to parking facilities, stations, and terminal complexes, and the imposition and use of increased sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 2211 70-0 (1987) Author: Ceverha, Bill Relating to bonds issued by certain rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 2400 70-0 (1987) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Johnson, Eddie
Relating to regional transportation authorities created, organized and operating under and amending the provisions of Chapter 683, Acts of the 66th Legislature, 1979 (Article 1118y, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes). House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 2407 70-0 (1987) Author: Yost, Gerald Relating to the authority of a municipal corporation to create a mass transit department, regardless of the population of the municipal corporation. House: Urban Affairs 1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Cal.
HB 2438 70-0 (1987) Author: Schlueter, Stan
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to the allocation and use of certain local transportation sales and use tax revenues. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
No action taken in committee
HB 2439 70-0 (1987) Author: Earley, Robert Relating to the review and regulation of taxing, financial, and other powers of certain transportation providers. House: County Affairs S/C laid on table subject to call
HB 2499 70-0 (1987) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Amending the Metropolitan Rapid Transit Authorities Act, as amended (Article 1118x, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), relating to the removal of any member of the board, to voter petition for referendum elections, and providing for the establishment of a Citizens' Advisory Board. House: County Affairs Recalled from subcommittee
HB 2502 70-0 (1987) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to state sales tax sharing with transportation authorities, cities, and counties, the state sales and use tax rate, the creation of certain rapid transit authorities, and the issuance of bonds. House: County Affairs S/C laid on table subject to call
HB 2624 70-0 (1987) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to periodic elections on the continuation of certain rapid transit authorities. House: County Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HR 792 70-0 (1987) Author: Oakley, Keith Permitting the conference committee to adjust the differences between the house and senate versions of HB2008.
SB 212 70-0 (1987) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Hill, Anita
Relating to the establishment of subregional transportation authorities in contiguous cities of certain regional transportation authorities and the conditions under which and date that an election may be held by a contiguous city to withdraw from an authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
SB 239 70-0 (1987) Author: Green, Gene Relating to review of the operation of transit authorities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported favorably with substitute
SB 1478 70-0 (1987) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Jones, Arves
Relating to abolishing a transit authority. House: County Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1520 70-0 (1987) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to regional transportation authorities created, organized and operating under and amending the provisions of Chapter 683, Acts of the 66th Legislature, 1979, as amended (Article 1118y, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes). Senate: State Affairs Left as pending business in comm.
SB 1536 70-0 (1987) Author: Tejeda, Frank
Sponsor: Pierce, George
Relating to powers of certain rapid transit authorities with respect to parking facilities, stations or terminal complexes, setting of fares, and use of increased taxes. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Reported favorably with substitute
HB 1 70-2 (1987) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to the creation of a local economic development agency having the powers to tax and issue bonds and the power of eminent domain. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 103 70-2 (1987) Author: Roberts, Ted Relating to mass transit in certain coastal communities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 172 70-2 (1987) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to the accountability review and tax rate of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: County Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HR 180 70-2 (1987) Author: Smith, Ashley Requesting the senate to return Senate Bill 79 to the house for further action.
SB 79 70-2 (1987) Author: Henderson, Don
Sponsor: Eckels, Robert
Relating to the accountability review and tax rate of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 116 69-0 (1985) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the employment and commissioning of peace officers by a rapid transit authority. House: Law Enforcement Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 268 69-0 (1985) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to peace officers commissioned by certain rapid transit authorities. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 552 69-0 (1985) Author: Shea, Gwyn Relating to the exemption from Metropolitan Transit Authority local tax for items sold and shipped outside of the Metropolitan Transit Authority. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 786 69-0 (1985) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the creation, powers, duties, administration, and dissolution of mass transit departments. House: Transportation 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 871 69-0 (1985) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to the acquisition, maintenance, and operation of a railroad by certain municipalities and other public agencies. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1236 69-0 (1985) Author: Sutton, Lou Nelle Relating to the governance, territory, and powers of a metropolitan rapid transit authority. House: Transportation No action taken in committee
HB 1288 69-0 (1985) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the creation, powers, duties, administration, and dissolution of mass transit departments in certain cities and towns. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 1901 69-0 (1985) Author: Martinez, Roman Relating to the selection of members of boards of certain metropolitan transit authorities. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
SB 234 69-0 (1985) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to the exemption from Metropolitan Transit Authority local tax for items sold and shipped to a point outside of the Metropolitan Transit Authority. Senate: Finance Meeting canceled
SB 259 69-0 (1985) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to peace officers commissioned by certain rapid transit authorities. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 440 69-0 (1985) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Sutton, Lou Nelle
Relating to the governance, territory, and powers of a metropolitan rapid transit authority, to the authority of certain cities to vote for annexation, and to the purchases for which competitive bids are required. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 755 69-0 (1985) Author: Montford, John Relating to authorizing the creation of rapid transit authorities in cities containing at least 170,000 inhabitants and providing for their organization, powers, and financing. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 788 69-0 (1985) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the creation, powers, duties, administration, and dissolution of mass transit departments in certain cities; making provision for financing, bonds, and taxes; providing for penalties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1486 69-0 (1985) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the composition of the board of metropolitan rapid transit authorities in certain counties. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 4 69-1 (1985) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the creation, powers, duties, administration, and dissolution of mass transit departments. Filed
SB 3 69-1 (1985) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the creation, powers, duties, administration, and dissolution of mass transit departments in certain cities; making provision for financing, bonds, and taxes; providing for penalties. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 63 69-2 (1986) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to use of local sales and use taxes imposed by public transportation authorities and to related adjustments in the rates of ad valorem taxes imposed by public school districts. House: Ways & Means Testimony received in committee
HB 77 69-2 (1986) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the imposition and rate of, and the allocation of revenue derived from, city and transportation sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means Testimony received in committee
HB 79 69-2 (1986) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to taxing powers of metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Ways & Means Testimony received in committee
HB 48 69-3 (1986) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the imposition and rate of local sales and use taxes by certain cities and counties for general services, reduction of property taxes, and transportation purposes; providing for transportation departments in certain cities; providing for the payment of and creation of bonded indebtedness; and providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Coauthor authorized
HB 545 68-0 (1983) Author: Bush, Bob Relating to the creation, powers, duties and administration of mass transit authorities. House: Ways & Means See remarks
HB 546 68-0 (1983) Author: Bush, Bob Relating to the creation, powers, duties, and administration of mass transit authorities within certain counties. House: Ways & Means See remarks
HB 1628 68-0 (1983) Author: Cain, David Relating to the eligibility for participation in the discretionary program of the public transportation fund. House: Transportation Coauthor authorized
HB 2039 68-0 (1983) Author: Hackney, Clint Authorizing the creation of special transit districts within the boundaries of rapid transit authorities; prescribing the functions, powers, duties, responsibilities and privileges of special transit districts; providing for the governing board of special transit districts; authorizing the negotiation of a proposed specific facilities contract; authorizing the levy of an ad valorem tax on real and tangible personal property by such districts and providing a formula for the computation of such tax; providing for the collection of such ad valorem taxes; authorizing rapid transit authorities to pledge or encumber revenues from a special transit district to secure the payment of bonds, notes or other obligations; exempting the revenues of the district from taxes; providing that the authorization of the creation of a special transit district by a city shall not impair that city's credit or limit the city's power to levy ad valorem taxes; and containing a severability clause. House: Ways & Means See remarks
HB 2040 68-0 (1983) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to metropolitan rapid transit authorities; relating to the issuance by such authorities of commercial revenue obligations and the authorized terms and conditions thereof; relating to the general powers of taxation of such authorities; relating to the rules and regulations of such authorities; and declaring an emergency. House: Ways & Means See remarks
HR 249 68-0 (1983) Author: Edwards, Al Continuing the House Joint Committee to Study Rail Passenger Service in Texas. House: Transportation
SB 12 68-0 (1983) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to the creation, powers, duties, administration, financing, liabilities, and dissolution of mass transit departments. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 549 68-0 (1983) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Cavazos, Eddie
Relating to areas in which rapid transit authorities may be created. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 693 68-0 (1983) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to the service plan and fare and service changes of a regional transportation authority in a metropolitan area; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1342 68-0 (1983) Author: Henderson, Don
Sponsor: Hackney, Clint
Relating to metropolitan rapid transit authorities, to the membership and terms of their boards, to the issuance of commercial revenue obligations and their terms and conditions, and to rules and regulations; defining offenses and providing penalties. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Placed on daily Major State Calendar
SB 1369 68-0 (1983) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the removal from office of a member of the board of a rapid transit authority. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
HB 600 67-0 (1981) Author: Semos, Chris V. Relating to the participation by cities and unincorporated areas in a regional transportation authority in metropolitan areas. House: Transportation Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 608 67-0 (1981) Author: Elizondo, Paul Relating to local government approval of charges established by a metropolitan transit authority board. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 690 67-0 (1981) Author: Pennington, Randy Relating to the rates of sales and use taxes imposed by cities, metropolitan transit authorities, and regional transportation authorities. House: Intergovernmental Affairs No action taken
HB 797 67-0 (1981) Author: Bush, Bob Relating to the creation, powers, duties, and administration of mass transit authorities. House: Transportation Record vote
HB 990 67-0 (1981) Author: Edwards, Al
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to intercity rail passenger services. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 996 67-0 (1981) Author: Nowlin, James Relating to fares for imposed for the use of facilities of certain mass transit authorities. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1261 67-0 (1981) Author: Polk, Mary Relating to the creation and operation of mass transit authorities in certain urban areas. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1306 67-0 (1981) Author: Pennington, Randy Relating to removal of certain areas from the territory of a mass transit authority. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 1468 67-0 (1981) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to the selection of members of boards of certain metropolitan transit authorities. House: Transportation Coauthor authorized
HB 1647 67-0 (1981) Author: Cary, Reby Relating to the creation and operation of mass transit systems by certain county governments. House: Transportation Coauthor authorized
HB 1777 67-0 (1981) Author: Moreno, Paul Relating to a program to provide mass transit services designed especially for elderly or handicapped persons. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 2113 67-0 (1981) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the selection and compensation of members of boards of certain metropolitan transit authorities. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 2253 67-0 (1981) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to creation of subsidiary metropolitan transit authorities in suburbs of certain cities. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HCR 221 67-0 (1981) Author: Edwards, Al Creating a special committee to study intercity rail passenger service in Texas. Filed
SB 55 67-0 (1981) Author: Vale, Bob
Sponsor: Elizondo, Paul
Relating to increase by a transit authority of rates, fares, tolls, charges, rents, or other compensation for use of the facilities of the system. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to subcommittee
SB 205 67-0 (1981) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: Semos, Chris V.
Relating to the participation by cities and unincorporated areas in a regional transportation authority in metropolitan areas. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 425 67-0 (1981) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Polk, Mary
Relating to the creation and operation of mass transit authorities in certain urban areas. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 936 67-0 (1981) Author: Sarpalius, Bill Relating to ownership and operation of street transportation systems by counties. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Committee on Transportation
SCR 106 67-0 (1981) Author: Santiesteban, H. Recalling S.B. No. 425 from Senate Enrolling Clerk for further consideration. Signed by the Governor
HB 798 66-0 (1979) Author: Emmett, Ed
Sponsor: Williams, Lindon
Relating to the allocation of funds for public mass transportation. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 1104 66-0 (1979) Author: Lauhoff, Herman E. Relating to removal of members of the board of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 1687 66-0 (1979) Author: Semos, Chris V. Relating to the creation of a regional transportation authority in metropolitan areas; providing for elections; providing for subregional boards and an executive committee; authorizing the issuance of bonds; authorizing the levy and collection of a sales and use tax; providing for security personnel commissioned as peace officers; authorizing the adoption of rules and regulations. House: Transportation Reported from subcommittee with substitute
HB 1850 66-0 (1979) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to removal of members of the board of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 1851 66-0 (1979) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to removal of members of the board of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 1852 66-0 (1979) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to contracts made by certain metropolitan transit authorities. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 1853 66-0 (1979) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to removal of rapid transit authority board member. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 1854 66-0 (1979) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to exercise by a metropolitan transit authority of the power of eminent domain. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 1860 66-0 (1979) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to metropolitan rapid transit authorities and the levy, imposition, and collection of a local sales and use tax by a metropolitan rapid transit authority. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 1975 66-0 (1979) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to election of board members of certain metropolitan transit authorities. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 1976 66-0 (1979) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to advisory boards for certain metropolitan transit authorities. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 1977 66-0 (1979) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to budgets of certain metropolitan transit authorities. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 1978 66-0 (1979) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to establishment of the office of auditor in certain metropolitan transit authorities. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 1979 66-0 (1979) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to contracts made by certain metropolitan transit authorities. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 2230 66-0 (1979) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to powers, duties, administration, and dissolution of metropolitan transit authorities. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HCR 115 66-0 (1979) Author: Jackson, Lee Recommending a change in the Texas Emergency Fuel Allocation Office fuel redistribution policies. House: Energy Resources Referred to subcommittee
SB 203 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to the application of the sales and use tax imposed within a rapid transit authority on taxable items delivered to a point outside the county or counties in which a transit authority has adopted the tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 274 66-0 (1979) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: Maloney, Robert
Relating to the number of members on the board of trustees of a street transportation system. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 662 66-0 (1979) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to powers, duties, and administration of metropolitan transit authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Jurisprudence
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SB 865 66-0 (1979) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Criss, Lloyd
Relating to withdrawal of a city from a rapid transit authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 1079 66-0 (1979) Author: Clower, Ron
Sponsor: Hall, Lanny
Relating to the creation, organization, management, powers and duties, and financing of a regional transportation authority in metropolitan areas. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SCR 48 66-0 (1979) Author: Clower, Ron Hereby strongly recommend a change in the Texas Emergency Fuel Allocation Office fuel redistribution policies which would assure bus and taxicab applicants one hundred (100) percent of their fuel needs during an allocation contingency, provided sufficient amounts of fuel are available to this Allocation Office and Departmet of Energy regulations are met. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Committee on Energy Resources
HB 657 65-0 (1977) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Sponsor: Ogg, Jack
Relating to the creation, administration, and powers of metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days
HB 1749 65-0 (1977) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to the taxation powers of metropolitan rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 1965 65-0 (1977) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to public mass transportation. House: Transportation Assigned to Consent Calendar
HB 50 64-0 (1975) Author: Hall, Anthony
Sponsor: Ogg, Jack
Relating to rapid transit authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 51 64-0 (1975) Author: Hall, Anthony Relating to the creation, financing, and operation of single- or multi-county rapid transit authorities in certain counties. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 190 64-0 (1975) Author: Geiger, Richard S. Relating to allowing certain transit companies to be reimbursed for payments of taxes on motor fuel used for the propulsion of transit vehicles under certain circumstances; permitting tax-free sales of diesel fuel to certain transit companies. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 896 64-0 (1975) Author: Nugent, James E. Relating to public mass transportation. House: Transportation Reported from committee with substitute
HB 897 64-0 (1975) Author: Nugent, James E. Relating to public mass transportation. House: Transportation Reported from committee with substitute
HB 979 64-0 (1975) Author: Clark, Jim Relating to the powers, duties and functions of county-city transit authorities. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 1464 64-0 (1975) Author: Semos, Chris V. Relating to establishment, operation, and financing of public transportation systems in certain metropolitan areas. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
SB 762 64-0 (1975) Author: McKnight, Peyton
Sponsor: Nugent, James E.
Relating to public mass transportation; providing for certain programs to be administered by the State Highway and Public Transportation Commission; defining the areas and governmental entities eligible to participate in the programs; providing for funding of the programs by federal, state, and local areas or governments; establishing the Public Transportation Fund to be used by the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation in carrying out the responsibilities and duties of the commission and the department; providing for deposit of public and private grants in the fund and making appropriations to the fund. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 857 64-0 (1975) Author: Clower, Ron Providing for economic and efficient public transportation facilities, systems, and policies through regional public transportation districts; making findings and defining terms; providing for the creation of the district through an election procedure; providing for the management through a district board; conferring powers on the district and its board, including the power to enter into agreements, the power to establish and maintain rates, fares, tolls, and charges, the power to accept grants and loans from the United States, the State of Texas, and other sources, and other powers; providing for the financing of the district through pro rata contributions from participating counties and municipalities, bonds, fares, tolls, sales tax, and grants; providing for an annual budget and the issuance of certificates of indebtedness. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Committee on Transportation
SB 904 64-0 (1975) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the creation, financing, powers, and duties of regional transit authorities and interlocal transit agencies. Senate: Economic Development Referred to subcommittee
SB 917 64-0 (1975) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to mass transportation; creating the Texas Highways and Public Transportation Department. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Committee on Economic Development
SB 918 64-0 (1975) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the handling of certain state and federal funds appropriated, granted, or allocated for the planning, development, acquisition, subsidizing, and operation of public mass transportation and the allocation of revenue from the motor vehicle sales and use tax.. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 957 64-0 (1975) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to metropolitan rapid transit authorities. Senate: Economic Development Referred to subcommittee
SJR 56 64-0 (1975) Author: Ogg, Jack | et. al. Amending Constitution to authorize creation and financing and prescribing powers and duties of regional transit authorities and interlocal transit agencies. Senate: Texas Constitution Referred to Committee on Texas Constitution
HB 59 63-0 (1973) Author: Denton, Lane
Sponsor: Harrington, D. Roy
Authorizing certain transportation companies to provide reduced rates or fares for persons who are 60 years of age or older or who are blind or disabled. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
HB 71 63-0 (1973) Author: Hutchison, Ray To permit sales in public transportation terminals on Sunday and on both the consecutive days of Saturday and Sunday. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 480 63-0 (1973) Author: Menefee, Hawkins Authorizing the creation and organization in metropolitan areas of rapid transit authorities; making findings and defining terms; prescribing the functions, powers and duties of such authorities; authorizing the levy and collection or motor vehicles emission taxes by such authorities; authorizing the issuance of bonds and notes and making provision for securing their payment by such authorities; authorizing the adoption of rules and regulations and the prescribing of penaltise; containing a severability clause; and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Sent to Calendar Committee
HB 608 63-0 (1973) Author: Mattox, Jim Relating to fares charged by certain transportation systems. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Sent to Calendar Committee
HB 653 63-0 (1973) Author: Schieffer, Tom Relating to public mass transportation; creating the Public Transportation Division of the State Highway Department to assist in developing public mass transportation systems in the state; relating to the construction and financing of farm-to-market roads; abolishing the Texas Mass Transportation Commission. House: Transportation Sent to Calendar Committee
HB 1365 63-0 (1973) Author: Maloney, Robert An Act to be known as the Texas Mass Transit Authority Act; defining terms; providing for a study and the development of a plan for establishing an Authority; providing for the creation of the Authority through an election procedure; providing for the extension of the jurisdiction of the Authority; providing for the management through an Authority Board; conferring powers on the Authority and its Board, including the power of eminent domain, the power to adopt rules and regulations, the power to establish rates, fares, tolls and charges, the power to accept grants and loans from the United States and other sources, and other powers; providing for the financing of the Authority through the imposition of taxes or other methods; providing for assessing and collection of taxes authorized; providing for the power to issue bonds; providing for the issuance of certificates of indebtedness; providing that the property is exempt from taxation; providing for the right to enter property to make surveys and examine the land; providing a severability clause. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HJR 56 63-0 (1973) Author: Korioth, A.J. "Al" Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution to authorize the creation, establishment, administration, powers, duties, maintenance, operation, and financing of public transportation districts. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
SB 305 63-0 (1973) Author: Clower, Ron
Sponsor: Mattox, Jim
Relating to fares charged by certain transportation systems. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
90 Day Bill
SB 642 63-0 (1973) Author: Wallace, Jim
Sponsor: Menefee, Hawkins
Authorizing the creation and organization in metropolitan areas of rapid transit authorities; excepting certain bicounty metropolitan areas as defined in said Act; making findings and defining terms; providing for an election; providing for transit authority boards; prescribing the functions, powers, duties, responsibilities, and privileges of such authorities and their engineers, employees and representatives; authorizing the levy and collection of motor vehicle emission taxes by such authorities; exempting certain motor vehicles; authorizing the issuance of bonds and notes and making provision for securing their payment by such authorities; prescribing the characteristics of such bonds and notes and their eligibility for legal investments and security for deposits; providing certain tax exemptions; authorizing the adoption of rules and regulations and prescribing of penalties; containing a severability clause. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 726 63-0 (1973) Author: Hightower, Jack To be known as the Texas Mass Transit Authority Act. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Sent to Calendar Committee
SCR 99 63-0 (1973) Author: Wallace, Jim
Sponsor: Menefee, Hawkins
Requesting return of Senate Bill Number 642 from the Governor for further consideration. Filed without Governor's signature
HB 274 62-0 (1971) Author: Lemmon, Ray Relating to providing for private management of city-owned street transportation systems.
HB 355 62-0 (1971) Author: Swanson, Bill T. Relating to creating the Gulf Coast Mass Transity Authority for the purpose of establishing a mass transit system for Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery and Waller Counties.
HB 600 62-0 (1971) Author: Lombardino, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Bernal, Joe J.
Relating to the authorization for transportation companies which operate in municipalities of the state to set special rates or fares for persons who are over the age of 65 or who are blind or disabled.
HR 230 62-0 (1971) Author: McKissack, Dick Creating a special interim committee to make a study of current and projected needs for mass transportation in Texas.
HB 48 61-0 (1969) Author: Swanson, William T. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to creating the Texas Mass Transportation Commission and prescribing its organization, duties, powers, and procedures.
HB 249 61-0 (1969) Author: Armstrong, Robert Landis "Bob" Relating to protecting and preserving rights of employees of street transportation systems which have been and are acquired by cities, towns or municipalities.
HB 738 61-0 (1969) Author: Swanson, William T. "Bill" Relating to creating the Texas Mass Transportation Commission and prescribing its organization, duties, powers, and procedures.
HB 1079 61-0 (1969) Author: Burnett, Robert M. "Bob" Relating to authorizing the Texas Turnpike Authority to construct, maintain and operate mass and/or rapid transit facilities employing the use of rail, monorail, autobus, subway, elevated rail, hovercraft, or any other method of mass or rapid transportation; providing for the power of eminent domain and authorizing contracts for such purposes.
HB 1404 61-0 (1969) Author: Davis, Cletus A. "Cowboy" Relating to granting additional powers to cities and towns in regard to mass transportation services in urban areas.
HCR 10 61-0 (1969)
SB 85 61-0 (1969) Author: Herring, Charles | et. al. Relating to protecting and preserving rights of employees of street transportation systems which have been and are acquired by cities, towns or municipalities.
SB 591 61-0 (1969) Author: Jordan, Barbara Charline Relating to creating the Texas Mass Transportation Commission and prescribing its organization, duties, powers, and procedures.
SB 719 61-0 (1969) Author: Kennard, Don Relating to amending Statutes relating to authorizing the Texas Turnpike Authority to construct, maintain and operate mass and/or rapid transit facilities employing the use of rail, monorail, autobus, subway, elevated rail, hovercraft, or any other method of mass or rapid transportation; providing for the power of eminent domain and authorizing contracts for such purposes.
HB 296 60-0 (1967) Author: Armstrong, Robert Landis "Bob" Relating to protecting and preserving rights of employees of street transportation systems which have been and are acquired by cities, towns or municipalities.
HB 873 60-0 (1967) Author: Swanson, William T. "Bill" Relating to creating the Texas Mass Transportation Commission and prescribing its organization, duties, powers, and procedures.
HB 1126 60-0 (1967) Author: Shannon, Jr., Thomas Clifton "Tommy" | et. al. Relating to reducing the rate of motor fuel taxes and special fuel taxes paid by certain transit companies on motor fuel and special fuel used or consumed, or to be used or consumed.
HB 1127 60-0 (1967) Author: Shannon, Jr., Thomas Clifton "Tommy" Relating to student fare on street railways or motor buses in certain cities.
SB 158 60-0 (1967) Author: Herring, Charles | et. al. Relating to protecting and preserving rights of employees of street transportation systems which have been and are acquired by cities, towns or municipalities.
SB 305 60-0 (1967) Author: Grover, Henry Cushing "Hank" Relating to creating an Urban Mass Transportation Commission for the State of Texas.
HB 8 59-0 (1965) Author: Parsley, Bill J. Relating to the refund of motor fuel taxes and special fuel taxes paid by certain transit companies on motor fuel and special fuel used or consumed, or to be used or consumed, except the one fourth of the taxes which is allocated to the Available School Fund.
HB 95 59-0 (1965) Author: Kothmann, Glenn | et. al. Relating to protecting and preserving rights of employees of street transportation systems which have been and are acquired by cities, towns or municipalities.
HB 289 59-0 (1965) Author: Atwell, Ben | et. al. Relating to authorizing cities of 600,000 or more population according to the last preceding or any future federal census, to create a metropolitan transit authority.
SB 26 59-0 (1965) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to authorizing cities of 650,000 or more population according to the last preceding or any future Federal Census, to create a metropolitan transit authority, which shall have the power and authority to acquire, own, establish and operate transit facilities.
HB 2 58-0 (1963) Author: Kothmann, Glenn | et. al. Relating to protecting and preserving the rights of employees of street transportation systems which have been acquired by cities, towns, or municipalities; declaring the public policy of the State.
HB 357 58-0 (1963) Author: Green, Howard Lemuel | et. al. Relating to providing for refund of motor fuel taxes and of special fuel taxes paid by a transit company on motor fuel used or consumed, or to be used or consumed, except the one-fourth (1/4) of the taxes which is allocated to the Available School Fund.
SB 39 58-0 (1963) Author: Spears, Jr., Franklin Scott Relating to protecting and preserving rights of employees of street transportation systems which have been acquired by cities, towns or municipalities.
SB 142 58-0 (1963) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to authorizing cities of six hundred thousand (600,000) or more population according to the last preceding or any future Federal Census, to create a Metropolitan Transit Authority, which shall have the power and authority to acquire, own, establish and operate transit facilities.
SB 147 58-0 (1963) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to providing for refund of motor fuel taxes paid by a transit company on motor fuel used or consumed, or to be used or consumed, except the one-fourth (1/4) of the taxes which is allocated to the Available School Fund; providing for refund of special fuel taxes paid by a transit company on special fuel used or consumed, or to be used or consumed, except the one-fourth (1/4) of the taxes which is allocated to the Available School Fund.
HB 29 57-0 (1961) Author: Alaniz, John C. | et. al. Relating to protecting and preserving rights of employees of street transportation systems which have been acquired by cities, towns or municipalities.
HB 235 57-0 (1961) Author: Alaniz, John C. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act providing respective rights, obligations, duties and responsibilities of a city which acquires or has acquired a street transportation system under the law and the employees of the system and their collective bargaining agents; prohibiting such employees from engaging in a strike or concerted stoppage of work.
HB 269 57-0 (1961) Author: Hughes, Robert H. "Bob" | et. al. Relating to authorizing cities of 500,000 population or more to create a metropolitan transit authority.
HB 369 57-0 (1961) Author: Cowen, Warren C. "Red" | et. al. Relating to amending Chapter 9, Article 9.14 of House Bill No. 11, 56th Legislature, Third Called Session, to provide for refund of motor fuel taxes paid by a transit company on motor fuel used or consumed.
SB 64 57-0 (1961) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to authorizing cities of 500,000 or more population according to the last preceding or any future federal census, to create a Metropolitan Transit Authority, which shall have the power and authority to acquire, own, establish and operate transit facilities.
SB 88 57-0 (1961) Author: Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa Relating to amending a certain Act providing respective rights, obligations, duties and responsibilities of a city which acquires or has acquired a street transportation system under the law and the employees of the system and their collective bargaining agents; prescribing methods of settling disputes; prohibiting such employees from engaging in a strike or concerted stoppage of work.
SB 193 57-0 (1961) Author: Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa Relating to protecting and preserving rights of employees of street transportation systems which have been acquired by cities, towns, or municipalities.
HB 265 56-0 (1959) Author: Spears, Jr., Franklin Scott Relating to amending certain acts providing the rights, duties and obligations of any city, its Board of Trustees, and any privately owned and operated corporations operating a public transit system pursuant to lease or other contractual arrangement with any city or its Board of Trustees, and the employees thereof whenever any city acquires a street transportation system for the carrying of passengers for hire in such city, its suburbs and adjacent areas.
SB 174 56-0 (1959) Author: Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa Relating to amending certain acts to provide the rights, duties, and obligations of any city, its Board of Trustees, and any privately owned and operated corporations operating a public transit system pursuant to lease or other contractual arrangement with any city or its Board of Trustees, and the employees thereof whenever any city acquires a street transportation system for the carrying of passengers for hire in such city, its suburbs and adjacent areas.
HB 217 55-0 (1957) Author: Sanders, Jr., Harold Barefoot Relating to amending certain Acts providing alternate method of paying franchise taxes by Public Utilities.
HB 386 55-0 (1957) Author: Forsyth, B. Gordon | et. al. Relating to all cities and towns in this State, herein referred to as "city" or "such city," authorizing any city to acquire, own, hold, purchase, construct, improve, extend and operate a street transportation system or systems, and in connection therewith to issue and sell its revenue bonds or notes, secured in the manner prescribed herein.
HB 910 55-0 (1957) Author: Mann, Frank E. | et. al. Relating to authorizing the creation of public bodies corporate and politic to be known as transit authorities to undertake the ownership and operation of metropolitan transit facilities in cities having more than five hundred thousand inhabitants according to the last preceding Federal Census.
SB 176 55-0 (1957) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to repealing Statutes relating to corporation owning and operating street railway or motor buses selling school students 20 tickets at half fare.
HB 356 54-0 (1955) Author: Benton, J. A. "Captain" Relating to the equipment of rail track motor cars used or furnished by common carriers by railroad for transporting employees; providing for the extension of necessary time in which to equip said cars; and penalizing those carriers who operate or furnish for operation such unequipped cars to their employees for transportation to or from their place or places of labor.
HB 698 54-0 (1955) Author: McGregor, Frank Bobbitt | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts to authorize a County Board of School Trustees to purchase property and mortgage it and pledge its transportation cost allotment in such portion and for such period as is approved by the State Commissioner of Education for the purpose of providing housing and maintenance facilities for school buses.
HB 534 51-0 (1949) Author: Woodruff, II, George Jefferson "Jeff" | et. al. Relating to providing that the motor fuel taxes paid by each public transportation company and taxicab company in each city, operating under franchise or permit therefrom, shall be paid over by the State Comptroller each year to each such city.
SB 267 49-0 (1945) Author: Parrish, Sterling J. Relating to amending the Penal Code relating to duties of conductors of passenger trains, street cars, or commercial motor vehicles, provided with separate coaches.
HB 513 48-0 (1943) Author: Dwyer, Pat Relating to the Municipal Motor Carriers Control Act; requiring all motor carriers operating within the incorporated limits of cities and towns and not under regulation of the Railroad Commission of Texas to carry insurance.
SB 199 46-0 (1939) Author: Spears, J. Franklin Relating to amending a certain Article of the Penal Code of the State of Texas relating to streetcars to include Junior College, College or University Students in the groups required to be provided half-fare.
SB 193 45-0 (1937) Relating to authorizing private corporations heretofore incorporated for the purpose of operating street or interurban railways, where said private corporations have totally abandoned such operations prior to January 1st, 1934, to amend their charters so as to include as a separate purpose of the corporation the acquiring, owning and operating of motor vehicles and motor buses for transportation of passengers for hire upon the public streets and public ways of cities and towns and upon the public ways of the adjacent unincorporated territory within five (5) miles from the limits of such cities and towns, provided, however, this limit shall not be construed to prohibit any corporation conforming with this Act from contracting for chartered passenger service beyond said five (5) mile limit, under such reasonable regulations as may be legally imposed from time to time by such cities and towns within the limits thereof and by the Commissioners' Courts of counties as to operations outside of the limits of such cities and towns.
HB 270 44-0 (1935) Author: Palmer, E. Gaston | et. al. Relating to separate coaches for the accommodation of white and negro passengers so as to include commercial motor vehicle within the terms of the Act.
HB 18 43-0 (1933) Author: Anderson, Preston Louis Relating to amending certain statute so as to authorize the substitution, in whole or in part, of motor bus lines for street and interurban railways by companies authorized to operate a street or interurban railway by and with the consent of the cities through which said companies operate, authorizing such companies to operate motor buses for the carrying of passengers for hire, and providing that the substitution of motor buses shall not impair any of the corporate powers of such corporations heretofore organized, and providing that companies taking advantage of this Act shall amend their charters and pay the fees therefor, and providing that this Act shall not affect any case now pending, and providing that this Act shall not impair the rights of any city under any franchise it may heretofore have granted.
SB 528 42-0 (1931) Author: Purl, George Clark Relating to requiring street railways and motor busses in cities of not less than 20,000 inhabitants to carry all school children for one-half the fare regularly collected for the transportation of adults.
HB 359 40-0 (1927) Author: Kemble, Sr., George Clark | et. al. Relating to imposing an occupation tax on any individual, company, corporation, or association, owning, operating, or controlling any interurban, trolley, traction, or electric street railway in this State.
HB 311 39-0 (1925) Author: Dunn, J. M. Relating to authorizing any steam or electric railway company to transport on any intrastate trip any blind person and hi or her guide for the same fare that one person is required to pay or furnish. House: Common Carriers
HB 359 39-0 (1925) Author: Irwin, Thomas K. | et. al. Relating to amending certain statute relating to authorizing the free transportation to ministers of religion when making intrastate trips; defining ministers of religion. House: Common Carriers
HB 513 39-0 (1925) Author: Raymer, Jr., Felix A. Relating to amending certain statutes relating to the creation of private corporations so as to include what is commonly known as auto bus lines. House: Municipal and Private Corporations
HB 565 39-0 (1925) Author: Moore, H. H. | et. al. Relating to repealing all laws prohibiting the giving of free passes, transportation or service by railroad companies, street railway companies, interurban railway companies or other chartered transportation companies, expressed companies, sleeping car companies, telegraph or telephone companies, or persons or associations of persons operating the same or the receivers or lessee thereof, or any officer, agent or employee of such companies in this State. House: State Affairs
HB 338 39-1 (1926) Author: Smith, John T. Relating to amending certain statute relating to railway operations and prescribing the date this amendment shall become effective. House: Revenue and Taxation
HB 104 38-0 (1923) Author: Rogers, James Preston | et. al. Relating to providing for the safety of passengers upon interurban and street cars used; and declaring penalties, and placing the enforcement of this act under the Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
SB 45 38-2 (1923) Author: Rogers, Jr., Woodville Jefferson | et. al. Relating to regulating motor trucks and jitney lines operating for hire on public roads and authorizing street, suburban and interurban railway companies to operate motor trucks or jitney lines for transportation of passengers for hire in incorporated cities and towns subject to regulation by such cities and towns and within five miles thereto under regulation by commissioners' courty of the county.
HB 57 36-0 (1919) Author: Murphy, Sr., Charles Alfred | et. al. Relating to requiring every railroad company, interurban car company and street car company doing business during certain months, and when its cars are in use by and for the accommodation of the public or when being propelled by its employees, to keep each of its said cars at said times sufficiently heated at a temperature of not less than 60 degrees Fahrenheit; providing a penalty for violations of the provisions of this Act.
HB 128 36-0 (1919) Author: Murphy, Sr., Charles Alfred Relating to requiring every railroad company, interurban car company and street car company doing business in this State during certain months, and when its cars are in use by and for the accommodation of the public or when being propelled by its employees, to keep each of its said cars at said times sufficiently heated at a temperature of not less than 60 degrees Fahrenheit for the accommodation and use of its passengers and employees making use of said cars; providing a penalty for violations of the provisions of this Act.
HB 501 36-0 (1919) Author: Beason, Augustine L. Relating to requiring persons, firms, corporations and joint stock companies owning or operating any street car line or lines within the State of Texas, to provide suitable seats for the employees on street cars; setting out persons who shall be liable to punishment for failure to comply with this Act; declaring that failure to comply with this Act shall be a misdemeanor and fixing the penalty therefor.
HB 89 35-0 (1917) Author: Nichols, Joseph Francis | et. al. Relating to authorizing any interurban railway company to lease its tracks and railroad to another company for the purpose of transportation and delivery of freight, prescribing conditions and terms for such lease contracts, requiring that they be supervised by the Railroad Commission.
HB 137 35-0 (1917) Author: Pope, Walter Elmer "Uncle Elmer" Relating to providing that corporations organized for the purpose of constructing or acquiring the power to maintain and operate street railways shall be authorized to manufacture, supply and sell electricity and gas to the public and to municipalities.
HB 140 35-0 (1917) Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S. | et. al. Relating to authorizing street railway companies to operate motor vehicles.
HB 333 35-0 (1917) Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S. | et. al. Relating to authorizing interurban railway companies to operate other public utilities
SB 328 34-0 (1915) Author: McNealus, James Clayton Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to the fares to be collected from school children by street railways.
HB 228 33-0 (1913) Author: Lane, Hunter P. | et. al. Relating to amending the anti-free pass law, exemptions as affecting employees and ex-employees of common carriers, express, railway, telegraphy, news and other companies performing service for and in connection with the operation of the railways.
HB 481 33-0 (1913) Author: Cooper, Jr., Samuel Bronson Relating to amending Section 2 of Chapter 83 of the General Laws of Texas, relating to free rail passes.
SB 12 29-0 (1905) Relating to requiring corporations that operate a street railway or furnish light, power, gas, water or sewage to the public to file annual reports.
HB 116 28-0 (1903) Relating to requiring all persons or corporations owning or operating street railways in any of the cities of this State of not less than 40,000 inhabitants to transport children under the age of twelve years, and all students not more than seventeen years of age attending any public or private academic school, at and for one-half the fare regularly charged for the transportation of adult persons; and providing penalties for violations of this Act.
SB 171 28-0 (1903) Relating to prohibiting any corporation or receiver operating a line of electric street railway in the State of Texas from operating electric cars upon such lines during the periods beginning November 15th and ending March 15th of each year, unless the forward end of such car is equipped with a screen or vestibule to protect the motorman or other person directing the motive power by which such car is operated, from wind and storm, and prescribing a penalty for the violation of this Act.
SB 303 27-0 (1901) Relating to providing for and authorizing the Northern Texas Traction Company to extend its electric road now owned and operated by it from the city of Fort Worth, in the county of Tarrant, State of Texas, through the counties of Tarrant and Dallas to and into the city of Dallas, in said Dallas county, in said State, and to empower said traction company to condemn lands and other property for the uses and purposes of said corporation, and to provide method therefor.

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