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Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 1004 85-0 (2017) Author: Cain, Briscoe | et. al. Relating to the use of legislatively produced audio or visual materials in political advertising. House: General Investigating & Ethics Referred to General Investigating & Ethics
HB 2563 85-0 (2017) Author: Shine, Hugh Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for property used in the production of motion picture, video or audio master recordings. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3346 85-0 (2017) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to the music, film, television, and multimedia production industry. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3708 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to recordings of meetings of certain governmental bodies; creating offenses. House: Government Transparency & Operation Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
SB 244 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the abolishment of the moving image industry incentive program. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SJR 31 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to appropriations for the preservation and perpetuation of certain items of historical value; allowing the legislature and state agencies to accept on behalf of the state gifts of items of historical value and contributions to purchase such items. Senate: Administration Committee report printed and distributed
HB 101 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the creation of the offense of unlawful disclosure of certain visual material. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 147 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the prosecution of the offense of improper photography or visual recording. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 603 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to civil and criminal liability for the unlawful disclosure or promotion of certain intimate visual material; creating an offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 851 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to children's advocacy centers. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 873 84-0 (2015) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to the publication of certain information regarding the vocational rehabilitation program on the Internet. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1035 84-0 (2015) Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al. Relating to criminal offenses involving the filming, recording, photographing, documenting, or observing of a peace officer. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select Left pending in committee
HB 1126 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the qualifications for incentives for the film, television, and multimedia production industries. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 2005 84-0 (2015) Author: Anderson, Rodney Relating to the prosecution of the offense of improper photography or visual recording; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2729 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to the moving image industry incentive program. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 2896 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to apportionment of certain receipts of a broadcaster under the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
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HB 2918 84-0 (2015) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to the prosecution of the offense of interference with public duties; increasing a penalty. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select No action taken in committee
HB 3196 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Doug | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of the offense of improper photography or visual recording; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3791 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the provision of recordings of certain interactions with a peace officer relating to intoxication offenses. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HJR 62 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the recording of certain proceedings of the Texas Supreme Court and the Court of Criminal Appeals and the publication of the recordings. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 60 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to video recordings made by children's advocacy centers. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 621 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al. Relating to criminal offenses involving, and governmental liability for retaliatory prosecutions associated with, the filming, recording, photographing, documenting, or observing of a peace officer. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 1317 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José
Sponsor: Miller, Doug | et. al.
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of invasive visual recording. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 1446 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the prosecution of the offense of improper photography or visual recording. Senate: Criminal Justice Posting rule suspended
SB 1783 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to apportionment of certain receipts of a broadcaster under the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 26 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to appropriations for the preservation and perpetuation of certain items of historical value; allowing the legislature and state agencies to accept on behalf of the state gifts of items of historical value and contributions to purchase such items. Senate: Administration Committee report printed and distributed
HB 320 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the admissibility of certain confessions in capital cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2185 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Tracy Relating to civil and criminal liability for recording or distributing a visual image of a person in a private place with the intent to harm that person; creating an offense. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 2377 83-0 (2013) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the use of legislatively produced audio or visual materials; providing penalties. House: House Administration
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2434 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Tracy Relating to prohibiting the production or distribution of certain records of field trials or the process of hunting or catching wildlife; providing a civil remedy and creating an offense. House: Agriculture & Livestock Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2642 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John Relating to information on the moving image industry incentive program. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 2848 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James Relating to video monitoring of an early voting polling place. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3165 83-0 (2013) Author: Stickland, Jonathan Relating to local government photographic monitoring systems. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3259 83-0 (2013) Author: Wu, Gene
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to certain investigation records in child abuse and neglect cases and to information regarding a child available to prospective adoptive parents. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3388 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the computation of costs of goods sold for purposes of the franchise tax by certain taxable entities engaged in film or motion picture exhibition. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3627 83-0 (2013) Author: González, Mary Relating to civil liability for promotion of certain improper visual images. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
SB 897 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig | et. al. Relating to the offenses of interference with public duties, required obedience to the order or direction of a police officer, and assault, certain unsuccessful prosecutions therefor, and related civil liability of a governmental unit. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1380 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Howard, Donna
Relating to the placement of video cameras in self-contained classrooms providing special education services. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1512 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Vo, Hubert
Relating to the confidentiality of certain crime scene photographs and video recordings. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Open Government
Effective on 9/1/13
SJR 21 83-0 (2013) Author: Eltife, Kevin Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to appropriations for the preservation and perpetuation of certain items of historical value; allowing the legislature and state agencies to accept on behalf of the state gifts of items of historical value and contributions to purchase such items. Senate: Administration Committee report printed and distributed
SJR 3 83-1 (2013) Author: West, Royce Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to appropriations for the preservation and perpetuation of certain items of historical value; allowing the legislature and state agencies to accept on behalf of the state gifts of items of historical value and contributions to purchase such items. Filed
SJR 3 83-2 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to appropriations for the preservation and perpetuation of certain items of historical value; allowing the legislature and state agencies to accept on behalf of the state gifts of items of historical value and contributions to purchase such items. Filed
SJR 4 83-2 (2013) Author: Eltife, Kevin Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to appropriations for the preservation and perpetuation of certain items of historical value; allowing the legislature and state agencies to accept on behalf of the state gifts of items of historical value and contributions to purchase such items. Filed
SJR 3 83-3 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to appropriations for the preservation and perpetuation of certain items of historical value; allowing the legislature and state agencies to accept on behalf of the state gifts of items of historical value and contributions to purchase such items. Filed
HB 259 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to an assessment on subscription video service providers. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 673 82-0 (2011) Author: Parker, Tan
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the production and use of an instructional video on recreational water safety. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 873 81-0 (2009) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Relating to incentives for the film, television, video, and digital interactive media production industries. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1108 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to providing certain parents with written and audiotaped translations of individualized education programs developed for public school students receiving special education services. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3970 81-0 (2009) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the authority to seek and the provision of service under a state-issued cable or video franchise. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 605 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al. Relating to incentives for the film, television, video, and digital interactive media production industries. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 1929 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to the designation of qualified media production locations in media production development zones and to exemptions from the sales and use tax for items used for media production facilities in qualified media production locations. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/09
SJR 19 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to appropriations for the preservation and perpetuation of certain items of historical value; allowing the legislature and state agencies to accept on behalf of the state gifts of items of historical value and contributions to purchase such items. Senate: Administration Committee report printed and distributed
SJR 2 81-1 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to appropriations for the preservation and perpetuation of certain items of historical value; allowing the legislature and state agencies to accept on behalf of the state gifts of items of historical value and contributions to purchase such items. Senate: Administration Committee report printed and distributed
HB 374 80-0 (2007) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to use of state buildings and grounds by a television or film production company. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 655 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the prosecution of the offense of improper photography or visual recording. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 802 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the admissibility of certain confessions in capital cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1634 80-0 (2007) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to incentives for the film, television, and multimedia production industries. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 1804 80-0 (2007) Author: Gattis, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of improper photography or visual recording. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 782 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al. Relating to incentives for the film, television, and multimedia production industries. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1385 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Van Arsdale, Corbin
Relating to the use of certain audio or video material produced by or under the direction of an appellate court; providing penalties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SJR 11 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to appropriations for the preservation and perpetuation of certain items of historical value; allowing the legislature and state agencies to accept on behalf of the state gifts of items of historical value and contributions to purchase such items. Senate: Administration Committee report printed and distributed
HB 450 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the admissibility of certain confessions in capital cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 546 79-0 (2005) Author: Bailey, Kevin
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to certain medical examination requirements in connection with an allegation of sexual assault of a child. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1871 79-0 (2005) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to creating an offense for the unauthorized operation of a recording device in a motion picture theater. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1897 79-0 (2005) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to the application of certain taxes on persons exclusively involved in television, motion picture, video, and audio productions. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2178 79-0 (2005) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin Relating to restricting motion picture theaters from showing certain trailers; providing a civil penalty. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 2954 79-0 (2005) Author: Hamric, Peggy | et. al. Relating to the creation of a film industry incentive program. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3394 79-0 (2005) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to use of certain video equipment and television receivers. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 662 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to electronically recording certain interrogations and the admissibility of certain statements made by a juvenile or a criminal defendant. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 908 79-0 (2005) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to certain medical examination requirements in connection with an allegation of sexual assault of a child. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1142 79-0 (2005) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to the creation of a film industry incentive program. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
SJR 5 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to appropriations for the preservation and perpetuation of certain items of historical value; allowing the legislature and state agencies to accept on behalf of the state gifts of items of historical value and contributions to purchase such items. Senate: Administration Committee report printed and distributed
SJR 11 79-1 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to appropriations for the preservation and perpetuation of certain items of historical value; allowing the legislature and state agencies to accept on behalf of the state gifts of items of historical value and contributions to purchase such items. Senate: Administration Committee report printed and distributed
SJR 3 79-2 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to appropriations for the preservation and perpetuation of certain items of historical value; allowing the legislature and state agencies to accept on behalf of the state gifts of items of historical value and contributions to purchase such items. Senate: Administration Committee report printed and distributed
HB 59 79-3 (2006) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the prosecution of the offense of improper photography or visual recording. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SJR 6 79-3 (2006) Author: Brimer, Kim Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to appropriations for the preservation and perpetuation of certain items of historical value; allowing the legislature and state agencies to accept on behalf of the state gifts of items of historical value and contributions to purchase such items. Senate: Administration Committee report printed and distributed
HB 64 78-0 (2003) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al. Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain obscenity offenses and other offenses committed to further the commission of obscenity offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 83 78-0 (2003) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al. Relating to the manner in which the videotaping of or the broadcasting by closed circuit television of the testimony of a child who is the victim of or witness to an alleged offense is conducted. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 138 78-0 (2003) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al. Relating to the creation of an offense prohibiting the covert photography or visual recording of another for an improper sexual purpose and to certain consequences on conviction of that offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 200 78-0 (2003) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the authority of a municipality to implement a photographic traffic signal enforcement system; providing for the imposition of civil penalties and providing a criminal penalty. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 360 78-0 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the admissibility of certain confessions in capital cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 401 78-0 (2003) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to prohibiting a motor vehicle from being equipped with certain video equipment and devices. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 466 78-0 (2003) Author: Talton, Robert | et. al. Relating to the recording of jury deliberations in civil and criminal proceedings. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 901 78-0 (2003) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the authority of a municipality to implement a photographic traffic signal enforcement system; providing for the imposition of civil penalties and providing a criminal penalty. House: Transportation Motion to reconsider and table
HB 1060 78-0 (2003) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to prohibiting the promotion of certain improper photographs or visual recordings; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1213 78-0 (2003) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the recording of jury deliberations in civil and criminal proceedings. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1660 78-0 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to a report to the legislature regarding the installation and operation of video camera surveillance systems in county jails. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1869 78-0 (2003) Author: Baxter, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the admission of certain video testimony into evidence in a proceeding regarding the abuse or neglect of a child. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2266 78-0 (2003) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Relating to the placement of electronic monitoring devices in the rooms of certain residents in assisted living facilities. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2696 78-0 (2003) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the prosecution of the offense of improper photography or visual recording. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3421 78-0 (2003) Author: Garza, Timoteo Relating to a parent's access to any school district videotape in which the parent's child appears. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
SB 140 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of certain visual images; providing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Laid on the table subject to call
SB 164 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon | et. al.
Sponsor: Talton, Robert
Relating to the recording of jury deliberations in civil and criminal proceedings. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 209 78-0 (2003) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Davis, Yvonne
Relating to prohibiting a motor vehicle from being equipped with certain video equipment and devices. House: Transportation
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1012 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard | et. al.
Relating to the placement of electronic monitoring devices in the rooms of certain residents in assisted living facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1132 78-0 (2003) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the admission of certain video testimony into evidence in a proceeding regarding the abuse or neglect of a child. Senate: Health & Human Services Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1490 78-0 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to certain investigation requirements and other procedures in connection with an allegation of child abuse or neglect. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
No action taken in committee
SB 1596 78-0 (2003) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the placement of video camera surveillance systems in county jails. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SJR 15 78-0 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to appropriations for the preservation and perpetuation of certain items of historical value; allowing the legislature and state agencies to accept on behalf of the state gifts of items of historical value and contributions to purchase such items. Senate: Administration Committee report printed and distributed
SJR 3 78-1 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to appropriations for the preservation and perpetuation of certain items of historical value; allowing the legislature and state agencies to accept on behalf of the state gifts of items of historical value and contributions to purchase such items. Filed
HB 73 77-0 (2001) Author: Garcia, Domingo | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the creation of an offense prohibiting the covert photography or visual recording of another for an improper sexual purpose. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 173 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to the manner of electronically recording a statement made by an accused as a result of a custodial interrogation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 176 77-0 (2001) Author: Luna, Vilma
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the use of certain communication equipment in certain civil and criminal pretrial and trial proceedings. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 221 77-0 (2001) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain obscenity offenses and other offenses committed to further the commission of obscenity offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 265 77-0 (2001) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al. Relating to the creation of an offense prohibiting the covert visual recording of another for an improper sexual purpose and to certain consequences on conviction of that offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 425 77-0 (2001) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to a parent's access to any school district videotape in which the parent's child appears. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 542 77-0 (2001) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to the creation of an offense prohibiting the covert photography or visual recording of another for an improper sexual purpose. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 611 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Bob | et. al. Relating to the regulation of telepharmacy as a method to dispense drugs. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 939 77-0 (2001) Author: Hodge, Terri | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the application of certain taxes on persons involved in television, motion picture, video, and audio productions. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
No action taken in committee
HB 1040 77-0 (2001) Author: Clark, Ron Relating to the creation of an offense prohibiting the covert photography or visual recording of another at certain reasonably private locations. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1115 77-0 (2001) Author: Driver, Joe | et. al. Relating to the authority of a municipality to implement a photographic traffic signal enforcement system; providing for the imposition of civil penalties and providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Safety Reason for vote recorded in Journal
HB 1372 77-0 (2001) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to the manner in which the videotaping of or the broadcasting by closed circuit television of the testimony of a child who is the victim of or witness to an alleged offense is conducted. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1719 77-0 (2001) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to prohibiting certain persons and entities from banning the use of recording devices during the delivery of a child. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
HB 3344 77-0 (2001) Author: Sadler, Paul Relating to electronic monitoring devices in the rooms of persons receiving treatment at a comprehensive medical rehabilitation facility or at a treatment facility and in the rooms of residents of convalescent or nursing homes or related institutions; providing criminal penalties. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3589 77-0 (2001) Author: Hunter, Bob
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the Texas Film Industry Development Loan Guarantee Program. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 177 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to electronic monitoring devices in the rooms of residents of convalescent or nursing homes or related institutions; providing a criminal penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1842 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the authority of a municipality to implement a photographic traffic signal enforcement system; providing for the imposition of civil penalties and providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SJR 8 77-0 (2001) Author: Cain, David Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to appropriations for the preservation and perpetuation of certain items of historical value; allowing the legislature and state agencies to accept on behalf of the state gifts of items of historical value and contributions to purchase such items. Senate: Administration Committee report printed and distributed
HB 214 76-0 (1999) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to presumptions in the prosecution of the offense of theft. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 216 76-0 (1999) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to videotaping of a child by a school district employee. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 354 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to the manner in which the videotaping of or the broadcasting by closed circuit television of the testimony of a child who is the victim of or witness to an alleged offense is conducted. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 357 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain obscenity offenses and other offenses committed to further the commission of obscenity offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 365 76-0 (1999) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to the authority of a municipality to implement a photographic traffic monitoring system; providing for imposition of a civil penalty. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 492 76-0 (1999) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to the manner of electronically recording a statement made by an accused as a result of a custodial interrogation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 506 76-0 (1999) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to a parent's access to any school district videotape in which the parent's child appears. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1152 76-0 (1999) Author: Driver, Joe | et. al. Relating to the authority of a municipality to implement a photographic traffic-control system; providing for imposition of a civil penalty. House: Public Safety Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1644 76-0 (1999) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the preservation and management of Texas music and film artifacts. House: State, Federal & International Relations Left pending in committee
HB 1876 76-0 (1999) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to theft of or tampering with multichannel video or information services; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2047 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the creation of an offense prohibiting the covert visual recording of another for an improper sexual purpose and to certain consequences on conviction of that offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
HB 3346 76-0 (1999) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to hearings of juvenile defendants. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 3489 76-0 (1999) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to the prosecution of certain offenses relating to the operating of a motor vehicle or a watercraft while intoxicated. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 62 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to video cameras in the rooms of residents of nursing homes or related institutions. Senate: Health Services Referred to Health Services
SB 73 76-0 (1999) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the establishment of a video teleconferencing pilot program to assist certain businesses in establishing international trade relationships. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Border Affairs - Special
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 297 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al. Relating to the authority of a municipality to implement a photographic traffic monitoring system; providing for imposition of a civil penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Co-author authorized
SB 573 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the authority of a municipality to implement a photographic traffic-control system; providing for imposition of a civil penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 251 70-0 (1987) Author: Morales, Dan Relating to the admissibility in a criminal proceeding of an oral or sign language statement made by the accused as a result of custodial interrogation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 255 70-0 (1987) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the testimony of a child in certain administrative proceedings. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 415 70-0 (1987) Author: Yost, Gerald Relating to the authority of persons to make visual recordings of public meetings of governmental bodies. House: State Affairs Pending in committee
HB 2160 70-0 (1987) Author: Perry, Rick Relating to microfilm records of county clerks. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2184 70-0 (1987) Author: Ovard, A.R. Relating to allowing the giving of warnings and setting of bonds telephonically or electronically for persons accused in criminal cases; creating Article 15.171 of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 58 70-0 (1987) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to the authority of persons to make visual recordings of public meetings of governmental bodies. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1084 70-0 (1987) Author: Lyon, Ted
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the testimony of a child in certain administrative proceedings and to the recording of certain statements or testimony. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 1152 70-0 (1987) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Granoff, Al
Relating to the offense of reproduction for sale of a sound recording without the owner's consent and without disclosing the origin of the recording, and to the disposition of certain simulated property forfeited to the state. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1375 70-0 (1987) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Perry, Rick
Relating to microfilm records of county clerks. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 66 70-2 (1987) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the testimony of a child who is an alleged victim of certain criminal offenses and to testing for acquired immune deficiency syndrome to protect child victims and health care personnel. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days-10/20/87
HB 247 69-0 (1985) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank Relating to the use as evidence of a film or videotape of the execution of a will. House: Judicial Affairs Coauthor authorized
HB 1241 69-0 (1985) Author: Ceverha, Bill
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to the destruction of original political subdivision records that have been duplicated photographically. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 732 69-0 (1985) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the use as evidence of a film or videotape of the execution of a will. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 644 68-0 (1983) Author: DeLay, Tom
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the authority of school districts to put records and reports on microfilm. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
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HB 720 68-0 (1983) Author: Gibson, Jay Relating to the microfilm preservation of records made or received by local governments. House: Cultural and Hist. Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2051 68-0 (1983) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the sale of microfilm records by a county clerk. House: County Affairs No action taken
SB 682 68-0 (1983) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Gibson, Jay
Relating to the microfilm preservation of records made or received by local governments, to the preservation and retention of historical resources in a depository, to certain powers and duties of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission, Regional Historical Resource Depository and Local Records Division, and the State Librarian, and to the force and effect of such microfilm records. House: Cultural and Hist. Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 388 67-0 (1981) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Bush, Bob
Relating to tape recording of closed meetings by governmental bodies with statewide jurisdiction and to use of the tape; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
SB 783 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the admissibility of an oral statement made by an accused in a criminal case. Senate: Jurisprudence Record vote
HB 2148 66-0 (1979) Author: Untermeyer, Chase Relating to sales price and the receipts from the sale of motion pictures and video tapes under the Limited Sales, Excise and Use Tax Act. House: Ways & Means Scheduled for future calendar placement
SB 375 66-0 (1979) Author: Braecklein, Bill
Sponsor: Semos, Chris V.
Relating to the destruction of original records after microfilming or use in litigation is finished; modifying certain microfilm standards; authorizing origination of public records on film. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 1217 66-0 (1979) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Pierce, George
Relating to the filming of records of the Employees Retirement System of Texas, to effect of such films, and to destruction of the original records. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 453 65-0 (1977) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Grant, Ben Z.
Relating to reproduction, recording and retention of records in any court of civil appeals by microfilm and other process. House: Judiciary
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
90 Day Bill
HB 34 64-0 (1975) Author: Johnson, Eddie
Sponsor: Clower, Ron
Relating to microfilming and retention public records by incorporated cities. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days
HB 873 64-0 (1975) Author: Hale, L. DeWitt
Sponsor: McKinnon, Mike
Relating to the reproduction, recording, and retention of records in the courts of civil appeals for certain supreme judicial districts by microfilm or other process which correctly and legibly reproduces or which forms a medium of copying or reproducing certain records; providing for the formulation and implementation of a written plan for such activities; requiring such written plans to be approved by the court of civil appeals and entered in the minutes of such courts; providing for the implementation for such plans; authorizing the destruction of original records under certain conditions and providing exceptions; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days
HB 996 62-0 (1971) Author: Floyd, Guy Relating to estalishing a Public Records Commission of Texas to supervise and control microfilm recording of public records in Texas.
HB 997 62-0 (1971) Author: Floyd, Guy Relating to microfilming, to retention of records by counties.
HB 1298 62-0 (1971) Author: Cruz, Lauro Relating to the reproduction, recording, and retention of records of the District Court by microfilm or other process which correctly and legibly reproduces or which forms a medium of copying or reproducing certain records.
HB 1476 62-0 (1971) Author: Cruz, Lauro Relating to microfilming, to retention of records by counties and to supervision of microfilm quality.
SB 5 62-0 (1971) Author: Hall, Ralph
Sponsor: Floyd, Guy
Relating to microfilming and retention of records by counties.
SB 703 62-0 (1971) Author: Wallace, Jim
Sponsor: Clayton, Bill
Relating to the reproduction, recording, and retention of records of the District Clerk by microfilm or other process which correctly and legibly reproduces or which forms a medium of copying or reproducing certain records.
SB 793 62-0 (1971) Author: Hall, Ralph | et. al. Relating to microfilming, to retention of records by counties, and to supervision of microfilm quality.
HB 844 61-0 (1969) Author: Ray, Jr., C. L. | et. al. Relating to the use of video recordings to present evidence in civil and criminal cases.
SB 723 61-0 (1969) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to authorizing Teacher Retirement System to photograph, microphotograph or film certain records, destruction of originals, Secretary to certify authenticity and make changes therefor as authorized by law.
SB 796 61-0 (1969) Author: Hall, Ralph M. Relating to microfilming and retention of records by counties.
HB 18 60-0 (1967) Author: Floyd, Jr., Paul W. | et. al. Relating to amending certain statute relating to the photographic duplication of public records.
HB 19 60-0 (1967) Author: Floyd, Jr., Paul W. | et. al. Relating to amending certain statute relating to an alternate and permissive method for filing, for filing and registering and for filing and recording of records by a micro-photographic or micro-film process, including the method of indexing said records, which county clerks and county recorders and clerks of county courts may use to conserve space, to obtain economical recording and to provide efficient retrieval of records.
SB 212 60-0 (1967) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to amending certain statutes relating to the photographic duplication of public records.
SB 213 60-0 (1967) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to amending certain statutes relating to an alternate and permissive method for filing, for filing and registering and for filing and recording of records by a micro-photographic or micro-film process, including the method of indexing said records, which county clerks and county recorders and clerks of county courts may use to conserve space, to obtain economical recording and to provide efficient retrieval of records.
HB 76 59-0 (1965) Author: Harrison, John Ray Relating to amending certain articles relating to an alternate and permissive method of recording and indexing records by County Clerks and Clerks of County Courts.
HB 351 59-0 (1965) Author: Garrison, Donald E. "Don" Relating to amending certain statutes relating to the photographic duplication of public records.
HB 158 57-0 (1961) Author: Spears, Jr., Franklin Scott Relating to amending a certain Act providing for proof of a greater number of official records by the use of photographic or photostatic or microfilm of reproduced copies.
HB 336 57-0 (1961) Author: Jones, Obie Relating to amending a certain Act authorizing the destruction of certain public records, after reproduction, with exceptions and providing for notice to be given of such proposed destruction.
HB 404 57-0 (1961) Author: Spears, Jr., Franklin Scott Relating to permitting the Commissioner's Court of any County or governing body of any political subdivision to order and provide for the permanent recording of any and all instruments now required or permitted to be recorded by some type of photography or filed in any public office within such county or political subdivision.
HB 83 56-0 (1959) Author: Spears, Jr., Franklin Scott Relating to amending certain statutes so as to provide for proof of a greater number of official records by the use of photographic or photostatic or microfilm or reproduced copies.
HB 242 56-0 (1959) Author: Spears, Jr., Franklin Scott Relating to providing for the use of photographic, photostatic, microfilm or other accurately reproduced copies of original writing or written instruments in any judicial or administrative proceeding or trial where the original is produced at the time it is offered in evidence or is accounted for, or where there is no bona fide dispute as to the copy's accuracy.
HB 707 56-0 (1959) Author: Spears, Jr., Franklin Scott Relating to permitting the Commissioner's Court of any County or the governing body of any political subdivision to order and provide for the permanent recording of any and all instruments now required or permitted to be recorded or filed in any public office within such county or political subdivision, by some type of photography instead of in a bound book or otherwise.
HB 602 55-0 (1957) Author: Sandahl, Jr., Charles L. Relating to making an appropriation of $25,000.00 to the Comptroller of Public Accounts for the purpose of microfilming and microindexing the State Tax Rolls for the years 1836 through 1901, inc., and the purchase of supplies and equipment necessary for the purpose of such microfilming and microindexing and a Surveyor Viewer Screen, and providing for space in the State Archives Building for the permanent preservation of the tax rolls for such period.
SB 234 55-0 (1957) Author: Secrest, Jarrard Relating to providing for the proof of business and official records by the use of photographic copies.
HB 167 54-0 (1955) Author: McGregor, Frank Bobbitt | et. al. Relating to providing for the proof of business and official records by the use of photographic copies.
HB 468 53-0 (1953) Author: Atwell, Ben | et. al. Relating to providing for the proof of business and official records by the use of photographic copies.
HB 353 52-0 (1951) Author: Atwell, Ben Relating to providing for and regulating the use of photographic copies of business and public records as evidence in judicial and administrative proceedings.
HB 304 50-0 (1947) Author: Johnson, J. Pearce | et. al. Relating to amending a previous Act, providing for duplication of public records by photostatic and other medium of copying and reproducing, for the preservation of such duplicate records; repealing all laws in conflict herewith; providing a severability clause; providing a saving clause.
HB 412 50-0 (1947) Author: Horany, Sr., James Phillip "Jimmy" Relating to authorizing and empowering the State Board of Education to allocate funds to be used in the purchase, distribution and supervision of the use of instructional aids and materials such as sound or silent films, projectors, screens, slides, stereoscopes, stereographs, film strips and records; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict with the provisions of this Act; providing that the partial invalidity of this Act shall not affect other parts hereof.
SB 343 50-0 (1947) Author: Proffer, Robert L. "Bob" Relating to authorizing and empowering the State Board of education to allocate funds to be used in the purchase, distribution and supervision of the use of instructional aids and materials; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict with the provisions of this Act; providing that any partial invalidity of this Act shall not the other parts hereof.
HB 225 49-0 (1945) Author: Manford, Jr., Thomas Durwood Relating to provide for certain photographed or microphotographed or filmed records of the State Highway Department; providing that such photographs, microphotographs or filmes shall be deemed original records for all purposes; authorizing the destruction of the original records when such has been made and filed.
SB 84 49-0 (1945) Author: Metcalfe, Penrose B. Relating to providing for certain photographed or microphotographed or filmed records of the State Highway Department and the Texas Department of Public Safety; authorizing the State Highway Department and the Texas Department of Public Safety to photograph, microphotograph or film certain of its records.

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