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HB 11 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to consideration of the mental health of public school students in training requirements for certain school employees, curriculum requirements, educational programs, state and regional programs and services, and health care services for students. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 29 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to prostitution and the trafficking of persons, civil racketeering related to trafficking, the prevention, investigation, and prosecution of and punishment for certain sexual offenses and offenses involving or related to trafficking, reimbursement of certain costs for criminal victims who are children, and the release and reporting of certain information relating to a child; increasing criminal penalties; creating criminal offenses. House: State Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
See remarks for effective date
HB 108 85-0 (2017) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Relating to the use of the skills development fund to facilitate the relocation to or expansion in this state of employers offering complex or high-skilled employment opportunities. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 192 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of housing discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression and to the enforcement of that prohibition. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 202 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to a database of employers penalized for failure to pay wages or convicted of certain offenses involving wage theft. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 253 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to the period during which an employee may file a claim for unpaid wages with the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 257 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al.
Relating to a report by the Texas Workforce Commission regarding the transition from military service to employment. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 272 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the inclusion of education and training regarding human trafficking in the curriculum of commercial driver's license training programs offered by public junior colleges and career schools and colleges. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 290 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to a prohibition on sex discrimination in compensation. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 317 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry | et. al. Relating to the consideration by employers of the consumer credit reports of employees and applicants for employment. House: Business & Industry Considered in Calendars
HB 334 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to the consideration by employers of the consumer credit reports or other credit information of employees and applicants for employment; providing civil and administrative penalties. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 373 85-0 (2017) Author: Romero, Ramon Relating to administrative penalties assessed by the Texas Workforce Commission against certain employers for failure to pay wages. House: Business & Industry Considered in Calendars
HB 374 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis | et. al. Relating to the requirement that the Texas Workforce Commission provide certain employment information for secondary school students. House: Economic & Small Business Development Laid on the table subject to call
HB 386 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to the requirements regarding creation of qualifying jobs for the purpose of eligibility for a limitation on appraised value of property for ad valorem tax purposes under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 417 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to the repeal of the Texas Success Initiative. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 493 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to reporting requirements for the College Credit for Heroes program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective on 1/1/18
HB 553 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al.
Sponsor: Miles, Borris | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a task force to identify opportunities for academic credit and industry recognition for inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 595 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax credit for entities that employ certain students in certain paid internship or similar programs. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 656 85-0 (2017) Author: Minjarez, Ina | et. al. Relating to employment leave for certain family or medical obligations; imposing an assessment. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 718 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to family care leave for certain employees; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 759 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to the establishment of a tuition and fee payment program for certain adopted children enrolled in career schools or colleges. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 827 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César | et. al. Relating to a database for prospective employers to qualify veterans' military service experience and employment qualifications. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
HB 870 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the study of public education performance. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1137 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to restrictions on tax and fee benefits for certain private entities that outsource jobs to foreign countries. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1192 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César | et. al. Relating to the expansion of the College Credit for Heroes program to lower-division public institutions of higher education offering degrees in certain fields. House: Higher Education Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 1222 85-0 (2017) Author: Rinaldi, Matt | et. al. Relating to the suspension of certain licenses held by private employers for the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in this state; authorizing a fee. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1237 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) program and to the repeal of the tech-prep program. House: Public Education Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1304 85-0 (2017) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to the classification of workers for purposes of the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act; providing a penalty. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 1369 85-0 (2017) Author: Clardy, Travis | et. al. Relating to the Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) Grant Program. House: Higher Education Returned to Calendars Committee
HB 1432 85-0 (2017) Author: Vo, Hubert
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to restrictions or conditions on certain payments to the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1453 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to requiring state contractors and political subdivisions of this state to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify, and authorizing the suspension of certain licenses held by private employers for the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in this state; authorizing a fee. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1522 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to a task force to coordinate and make recommendations on parent engagement and education programs provided by state agencies. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1621 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the transfer of certain unused franchise tax credits. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1700 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the establishment by the Texas Workforce Commission of a career and technical education workforce specialist pilot program. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 1801 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination regarding military service members and military veterans. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1803 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César | et. al. Relating to information regarding private employers who have veteran's employment preference policies. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1842 85-0 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) program and to the repeal of the tech-prep program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1925 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to employer retaliation against employees who seek recovery of unpaid wages and procedures in wage claim hearings conducted by the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1965 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to liability insurance for career schools and colleges. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1973 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César | et. al. Relating to employment and referral services for veterans and military service members. House: Economic & Small Business Development Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 1981 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the consideration of criminal history record information of applicants for public employment or an occupational license. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1987 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the requirement for parental consent for a minor to join a labor union. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 2053 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliveira, René
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the enforcement of workers' compensation compliance and practice requirements. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2054 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to a cost-of-living increase applicable to death benefits paid under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2112 85-0 (2017) Author: Romero, Ramon
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to certain workers' compensation reporting requirements. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2223 85-0 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to developmental coursework offered by public institutions of higher education under the Texas Success Initiative. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 2312 85-0 (2017) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the prohibition of housing discrimination and to the enforcement of that prohibition; affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2409 85-0 (2017) Author: Raney, John | et. al. Relating to wage requirements for community rehabilitation programs participating in the purchasing from people with disabilities program. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 2431 85-0 (2017) Author: Deshotel, Joe
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the participation of public state colleges in the Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) Grant Program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 2443 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to the electronic submission of a wage claim to the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2510 85-0 (2017) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to employer retaliation against employees who seek recovery of unpaid wages by filing a wage claim with the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2541 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to funding for apprenticeship training programs through a lottery game. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2673 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César | et. al. Relating to the development of transferable degree or certificate program curricula for which qualified veterans or military service members may be awarded course credit based on military service. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2729 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Miles, Borris
Relating to an inventory of credentials and certificates that may be earned by a public high school student through a career and technology education program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2732 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to competitive and integrated employment of persons with disabilities. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2830 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to the closed formulary for workers' compensation pharmaceutical benefits. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2833 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to a tax refund or credit for wages paid to certain employees. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2904 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the memorandum of understanding among certain agencies to coordinate services provided to persons needing multiagency services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2911 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to a reemployment program as a condition of community supervision for certain veterans who commit a misdemeanor offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2937 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of a pilot program under which a licensed hospital may offer dual credit courses to public high school students. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 3041 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to the ability of a nonexempt employee to participate in certain academic, extracurricular, and developmental activities of the employee's child. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3196 85-0 (2017) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to conciliation agreements under the Texas Fair Housing Act. House: Urban Affairs Returned to Calendars Committee
HB 3323 85-0 (2017) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al. Relating to the evaluation of and improvements to the quality of the Texas Workforce Commission's subsidized child care program. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3341 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to a study to evaluate by region training and employment opportunities in this state for individuals with an intellectual disability. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3483 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to requiring certain employers to provide paid leave to employees; authorizing administrative penalties. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3554 85-0 (2017) Author: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara Relating to the application for funding for certain workforce development programs. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 3792 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to a prohibition against the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in the United States and the suspension of licenses held by certain employers for the knowing employment of those persons; authorizing a fee. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3890 85-0 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria Relating to a self-employment assistance program for unemployed individuals. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3929 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the employment of certain persons with disabilities. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 4055 85-0 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to a franchise tax credit for entities that employ certain students in certain paid internship or similar programs. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4063 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the expansion of the College Credit for Heroes program to lower-division public institutions of higher education offering degrees in certain fields. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 4216 85-0 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to required notice to certain students at public lower-division institutions of higher education regarding skills development job training or incentive programs. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HCR 89 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Directing the Texas Workforce Commission to rename the Texas Workforce Commission building the Lloyd M. Bentsen State Office Building. House: House Administration Received from the House
SB 22 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of a Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) program and to the repeal of the tech-prep program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 75 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Parker, Tan
Relating to the requirement for parental consent for a minor to join a labor union. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 85 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the verification of employment authorization by state contractors and state grant recipients, including the use of the federal E-verify program, and to authorization for the suspension of certain licenses held by private employers for the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in this state; authorizing a fee. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 117 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the Internet broadcast of open meetings of the Texas Workforce Commission. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 128 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the inclusion of education and training regarding human trafficking in the curriculum of commercial driver's license training programs offered by public junior colleges and career schools and colleges and to certain requirements for commercial driver's licenses. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 154 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the establishment by the Texas Workforce Commission of a career and technical education workforce specialist pilot program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 191 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the ability of a nonexempt employee to participate in certain academic, disciplinary, college and career readiness, and developmental activities of the employee's child or grandchild. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 285 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to obtain an election identification certificate. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 462 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to a database of employers penalized for failure to pay wages or convicted of certain offenses involving wage theft. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 472 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination regarding military service members and military veterans. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
SB 473 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to paid rest breaks for construction employees of construction contractors and subcontractors; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 476 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to claims for unpaid wages. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 477 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a report by the Texas Workforce Commission regarding certain employee issues. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 518 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax credit for entities that employ certain students in certain paid internship or similar programs. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 574 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the expansion of applied workforce learning opportunities in this state, including through the establishment of the Texas Industry Internship Challenge. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 588 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Blanco, César
Relating to information regarding private employers who have veteran's employment preference policies. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 592 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the classification of workers for purposes of the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act; providing a penalty. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 634 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Button, Angie
Relating to reporting requirements for certain skills development fund workforce training program providers. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 677 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al.
Sponsor: White, James
Relating to the creation of a task force to identify opportunities for academic credit and industry recognition for inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 940 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the evaluation of and improvements to the quality of the Texas Workforce Commission's subsidized child care program. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1055 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to assistance provided to employees of state agencies abolished under the Texas Sunset Act. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1097 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to funding for apprenticeship training programs through a lottery game. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1111 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the employment of certain persons with disabilities. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1160 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to a prohibition on sex discrimination in compensation. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1306 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of workers' compensation compliance and practice requirements. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1457 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to a report by the Texas Workforce Commission regarding the transition from military service to employment. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security Left pending in committee
SB 1468 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to a franchise tax credit for entities that employ certain students in certain paid internship or similar programs. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1496 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to certain workers' compensation reporting requirements. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1531 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the expansion of the College Credit for Heroes program to lower-division public institutions of higher education offering degrees in certain fields. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1569 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to prostitution and the trafficking of persons, civil racketeering related to trafficking, the prosecution of and punishment for certain sexual offenses and offenses involving or related to trafficking, reimbursement of certain costs for criminal victims who are children, and the release and reporting of certain information relating to a child; increasing a criminal penalty; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1590 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to allowing the Texas Workforce Commission (Commission) to cash a warrant with a restricted or conditional endorsement without settling the amount of money due to the Commission. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1669 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a task force to coordinate and make recommendations on parent engagement and education programs provided by state agencies. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1737 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the enforcement of conciliation agreements entered into under the Texas Fair Housing Act. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1772 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to vote; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1845 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Blanco, César
Relating to the development of transferable degree or certificate program curricula for which qualified veterans or military service members may be awarded course credit based on military service. House: Higher Education
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2021 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to wage requirements for community rehabilitation programs participating in the purchasing from people with disabilities program. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 2022 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to competitive and integrated employment of persons with disabilities. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 2027 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Moody, Joe
Relating to a study to evaluate by region training and employment opportunities in this state for individuals with an intellectual disability. House: Human Services
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 2105 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al.
Sponsor: Johnson, Jarvis
Relating to the requirement that the Texas Workforce Commission provide certain employment information for secondary school students. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 2124 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to a pilot program for assisting certain recipients of public benefits to gain permanent self-sufficiency. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 2152 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the transfer of certain unused franchise tax credits. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2177 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to transition planning for a public school student enrolled in a special education program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SCR 19 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Requesting the Texas Workforce Commission to seek a TANF waiver that would allow TWC to partner with charitable organizations and community colleges for child care, education, and job training. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 315 85-1 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to a prohibition against the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in the United States and the suspension of licenses held by certain employers for the knowing employment of those persons; authorizing a fee. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 391 85-1 (2017) Author: Arévalo, Diana | et. al. Relating to employee rights and protections; providing a civil penalty. Filed
HB 94 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to a database of employers penalized for failure to pay wages or convicted of certain offenses involving wage theft. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 162 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to administrative penalties assessed by the Texas Workforce Commission against certain employers for failure to pay wages. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 183 84-0 (2015) Author: Dale, Tony | et. al. Relating to requiring state agencies to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 426 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the acceptance of employment applications through the online system for listing state agency employment openings maintained by the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 434 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the classification of certain construction workers and complaints filed with the Texas Workforce Commission; providing a penalty. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 492 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to the period during which an employee may file a claim for unpaid wages with the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 532 84-0 (2015) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the ability of a nonexempt employee to participate in certain academic, extracurricular, and developmental activities of the employee's child. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 550 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to the provision of health and human services in this state, including the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission and other state agencies, and the licensing of certain health professionals; clarifying certain statutory provisions; authorizing the imposition of fees. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 589 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to a disqualification for unemployment benefits for refusing to take or failing a preemployment drug test. House: Economic & Small Business Development Placed on General State Calendar
HB 617 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the establishment of the office of early learning within the Texas Education Agency. Filed
HB 630 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to requiring state contractors and governmental entities to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program, or E-Verify, and authorizing the suspension of certain licenses held by private employers for the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in this state; authorizing a fee. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 739 84-0 (2015) Author: Button, Angie Relating to requiring governmental entities to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program or E-verify. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 754 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the employment of individuals qualified for a veteran's employment preference. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 757 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the College Credit for Heroes program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 860 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to employer retaliation against employees who seek recovery of unpaid wages and procedures in wage claim hearings conducted by the Texas Workforce Commission; providing administrative penalties. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 997 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to certain duties of employers voluntarily participating in the federal E-Verify program and of the Texas Workforce Commission in regard to the E-Verify program; providing civil penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1001 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to restrictions on tax and fee benefits for certain private entities that outsource jobs to foreign countries; changing taxes and fees. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1047 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax credit for entities that employ certain students in certain paid internship or similar programs. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1155 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the creation of the Recruit Texas Program to facilitate the relocation to or expansion in this state of employers offering complex or high-skilled employment opportunities. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1250 84-0 (2015) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the requirements regarding creation of qualifying jobs for the purpose of eligibility for a limitation on appraised value of property for ad valorem tax purposes under the Texas Economic Development Act. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1251 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce | et. al.
Relating to the transfer of compensation experience for purposes of the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1281 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to requiring reasonable workplace accommodations for and prohibiting discrimination against employees or applicants for employment with limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1340 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César Relating to the placement of certain occupational specialty codes on certain notices of state agency employment openings. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1384 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1515 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the consideration by employers of the consumer credit reports or other credit information of employees and applicants for employment; providing civil and administrative penalties. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1524 84-0 (2015) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the languages in which certain labor and employment notices and forms must be provided. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1715 84-0 (2015) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to a report by the comptroller on wage theft. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 1749 84-0 (2015) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the organization of public employees. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1809 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to creation of an employment-first task force advisory committee. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2103 84-0 (2015) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to information notices regarding unemployment benefits. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 2421 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to a study and report on early childhood education. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2461 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to judicial review of wage claim decisions issued by the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Business & Industry Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2537 84-0 (2015) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to an employee's right to leave to care for a sibling with a serious health condition. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2732 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to recovery of covered unemployment compensation debt through participation in the federal Treasury Offset Program. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2996 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the employment of individuals qualified for a veteran's employment preference. House: Economic & Small Business Development Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3062 84-0 (2015) Author: Clardy, Travis
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the Jobs and Education for Texans Grant Program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 3148 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the regulation of construction contractors; providing an administrative penalty; requiring an occupational registration; authorizing a fee. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3205 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to repealing the maintenance tax and creating an overhead assessment for certain insurers participating in the workers' compensation system; imposing an assessment. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3256 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al. Relating to a database for prospective employers to qualify veterans' military service experience and employment qualifications. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3294 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 3305 84-0 (2015) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to a franchise tax credit for wages paid to certain employees. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3383 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the EB-5 immigrant investor visa program administered by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 3616 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the use of certain funds for workforce development. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 3658 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis Relating to the development and administration of a parent orientation and education pilot program for recipients of subsidized child-care services. House: Human Services
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 3661 84-0 (2015) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to recovery of covered unemployment compensation debt through participation in the federal Treasury Offset Program. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 3733 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to the establishment of a tuition and fee reimbursement program for certain adopted children enrolled in career schools or colleges. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3887 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the establishment of the office of early learning within the Texas Education Agency. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3908 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to a pilot program to expand joint credit programs to include certain courses offered by career schools and colleges in certain counties. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3948 84-0 (2015) Author: Stickland, Jonathan Relating to the review of the economic impact of the immigrant investor visa program. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 3964 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the consideration by employers of the consumer credit reports or other credit information of applicants for employment who are recently returned veterans. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 4022 84-0 (2015) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the prohibition of housing discrimination and to the enforcement of that prohibition; creating an offense. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 4091 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the statute of limitations for an employment discrimination complaint. House: Business & Industry Withdrawn from schedule
SB 38 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to creation of an employment-first task force advisory committee. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 151 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to employer retaliation against employees who seek recovery of unpaid wages and procedures in wage claim hearings conducted by the Texas Workforce Commission; providing administrative penalties. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 152 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to administrative penalties assessed by the Texas Workforce Commission against certain employers for failure to pay wages. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 153 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the period during which an employee may file a claim for unpaid wages with the Texas Workforce Commission. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 208 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
See remarks for effective date
SB 212 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Relating to the abolishment of the Texas Council on Purchasing from People with Disabilities and the transfer of its functions to the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 219 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to the provision of health and human services in this state, including the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission and other state agencies, and the licensing of certain health professionals; clarifying certain statutory provisions; authorizing the imposition of fees. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 271 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 374 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Dale, Tony
Relating to requiring state agencies to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 389 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Blanco, César
Relating to the placement of military occupational specialty codes on certain notices of state agency employment openings. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 508 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to the employment of veterans by a public entity or public work of this state. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 722 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy
Relating to a disqualification for unemployment benefits for refusing to take or failing a preemployment drug test. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 727 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to obtain an election identification certificate. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 753 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to a database of employers penalized for failure to pay wages or convicted of certain offenses involving wage theft. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 805 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Raney, John | et. al.
Relating to the employment of individuals qualified for a veteran's employment preference. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 806 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Susan Lewis
Relating to the College Credit for Heroes program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 927 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the classification of workers for purposes of the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act; providing a penalty. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1085 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the ability of a nonexempt employee to participate in certain academic, disciplinary, college and career readiness, and developmental activities of the employee's child or grandchild. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1185 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al. Relating to a biennial study regarding occupational licensing requirements. Senate: Business & Commerce Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1219 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul Relating to a combined online application for persons applying for certain state and local economic development incentives. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1248 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to a franchise tax credit for entities that employ certain students in certain paid internship or similar programs. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1351 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to transferring to the Texas Workforce Commission certain duties of the comptroller related to the Jobs and Education for Texans Grant Program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 1388 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to cooperation with federal agencies on a guest worker program in this state. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1390 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to improving the accountability of local workforce development boards and consumer information regarding job training programs. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1456 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to improving the accountability of local workforce development boards and consumer information regarding job training programs. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1559 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to an interagency plan to promote competitive and integrated employment for persons with disabilities. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1625 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to consumer information regarding career schools and colleges. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1642 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to the transfer of compensation experience for purposes of the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Co-author authorized
HB 5 83-0 (2013) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Relating to public school accountability, including assessment, and curriculum requirements; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
HB 298 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to prohibiting employer retaliation against employees who seek recovery of unpaid wages and procedures in wage claim hearings conducted by the Texas Workforce Commission; providing administrative penalties. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 362 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the transfer of adult education and literacy programs from the Texas Education Agency to the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic & Small Business Development Laid on the table subject to call
HB 372 83-0 (2013) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to establishing the Workplace Fraud Prevention Act; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 376 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the regulation of child-care providers by the Texas Workforce Commission and local workforce development boards. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 494 83-0 (2013) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to the period during which an employee may file a claim for unpaid wages with the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 559 83-0 (2013) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to the suspension of certain licenses held by employers for the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in the United States. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 615 83-0 (2013) Author: Harless, Patricia | et. al. Relating to a prohibition against the knowing employment of unauthorized foreign nationals and to a biennial report regarding reported violations. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 660 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to the provision of scholarships, bonuses, and wage supplementation to certain child-care workers. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 809 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the dissemination of information regarding employment opportunities in this state to secondary school students. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 834 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Texas Fast Start Program to promote rapid delivery of workforce education and development. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 916 83-0 (2013) Author: Orr, Rob | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the amount of a chargeback for unemployment compensation benefits paid to a person who is partially unemployed. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 939 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the transfer of certain amounts from the employment and training investment holding fund and the training stabilization fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 983 83-0 (2013) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the eligibility of temporary election officers for unemployment compensation. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1065 83-0 (2013) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to the right of an employee who is a victim of a crime to time off from work to attend court proceedings related to that crime. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1117 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to certain duties of employers voluntarily participating in the federal E-Verify program and of the Texas Workforce Commission in regard to the E-Verify program; providing civil penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1131 83-0 (2013) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to a database of employers penalized for failure to pay wages or convicted of certain offenses involving wage theft. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1207 83-0 (2013) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the repeal of public prevailing wage rate laws. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1212 83-0 (2013) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the tax rate for contributions under the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act applicable to wages paid to certain honorably discharged veterans; changing the rate of a tax. House: Economic & Small Business Development No action taken in committee
HB 1281 83-0 (2013) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to drug screening or testing as a condition for the receipt of unemployment compensation benefits by certain individuals. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 1296 83-0 (2013) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to information regarding postsecondary education and career opportunities and workforce needs in this state. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1363 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to certain required reports and other documents prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HB 1369 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the ability of a nonexempt employee to participate in certain academic, extracurricular, and developmental activities of the employee's child. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1419 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to a report to the legislature by the Texas Workforce Commission civil rights division concerning wage discrimination. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 1423 83-0 (2013) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al. Relating to multiple public school graduation plans for student success and economic competitiveness; creating an offense. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1447 83-0 (2013) Author: Button, Angie Relating to requiring governmental entities to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program or E-verify. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1574 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the collection, evaluation, maintenance, and reporting of certain workforce and employment data by the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic & Small Business Development Considered in Calendars
HB 1583 83-0 (2013) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to drug use by and drug testing for applicants and recipients of unemployment compensation benefits; providing a criminal penalty. House: Economic & Small Business Development No action taken in committee
HB 1629 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to information prepared by the Texas Education Agency for public school students regarding institutions of higher education in this state. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 1914 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to certain required notices under the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act, including employer liability arising from failure to provide the notice. House: Economic & Small Business Development Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1925 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John Relating to the classification of certain construction workers and complaints filed with the Texas Workforce Commission; providing a penalty. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1955 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the employment of domestic workers and hotel workers; providing an administrative penalty. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2000 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the qualification of certain nonprofit schools and educational institutions for exemption from state laws regulating career schools and colleges and to complaints made against those entities. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2015 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Relating to the proper classification of workers performing services in connection with governmental contracts; providing a penalty. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 2034 83-0 (2013) Author: Vo, Hubert | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to unemployment compensation eligibility and chargebacks regarding certain persons who leave work to attend training. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2103 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to education research centers and the sharing of educational data between state agencies; redesignating certain fees as charges. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 2141 83-0 (2013) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the imposition and collection of a penalty for fraudulently obtaining unemployment compensation benefits. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 2203 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to curriculum and end-of-course assessment requirements for high school graduation, including the establishment of a workforce certification program and the elimination of certain tax discounts to fund the program. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 2301 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to requiring state contractors and governmental entities to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program, or E-Verify, and authorizing the suspension of certain licenses held by private employers for the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in this state; authorizing a fee. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2431 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to public high school graduation, including curriculum requirements for graduation. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2478 83-0 (2013) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Relating to the collection, study, and reporting by the Texas Workforce Commission of certain information regarding shortages in high-wage, high-demand occupations. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2481 83-0 (2013) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to workforce training programs funded by the skills development fund. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 2497 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property used to operate a child-care facility. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2698 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Susan Relating to a study of the feasibility of establishing a program to connect veterans seeking employment in school security positions with independent school districts seeking to employ security personnel. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HB 3005 83-0 (2013) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the authority of the Texas Workforce Commission to use certain unemployment compensation funds for reemployment activities. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 3028 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the use of the skills development fund and other funds available to the Texas Workforce Commission to support certain joint credit courses offered by school districts under agreements with lower-division institutions of higher education. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 3625 83-0 (2013) Author: González, Mary Relating to administrative penalties assessed by the Texas Workforce Commission against certain employers for failure to pay wages. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 3740 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to adjusting the minimum wage based on the consumer price index. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 3853 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the promotion of Texas energy products, services and technologies in the global marketplace. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 3854 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the promotion of Texas products and services in the global marketplace. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 3856 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to building workforce skills to compete for trade-related jobs, business opportunities and investment. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
HCR 114 83-0 (2013) Author: Giddings, Helen Directing the Texas Workforce Commission to rename the Texas Workforce Commission building to the Lloyd M. Bentsen State Office Building. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 11 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Walter "Four"
Relating to the drug testing of certain persons seeking financial assistance benefits. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Point of order withdrawn
SB 21 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Relating to drug screening or testing as a condition for the receipt of unemployment compensation benefits by certain individuals. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 59 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to required reports and other documents prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 307 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Relating to the transfer of adult education and literacy programs from the Texas Education Agency to the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 340 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: González, Mary
Relating to administrative penalties assessed by the Texas Workforce Commission against certain employers for failure to pay wages. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 441 83-0 (2013) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, John | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of the Texas Fast Start Program to promote rapid delivery of workforce education and development. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 658 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne
Relating to the imposition and collection of a penalty for fraudulently obtaining unemployment compensation benefits. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 676 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Relating to the classification of certain construction workers and the eligibility of those workers for unemployment benefits; providing penalties. Senate: Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 738 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the establishment and administration of the Texas Essential Workers Program; imposing fees. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 741 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to the period during which an employee may file a claim for unpaid wages with the Texas Workforce Commission. Senate: Economic Development Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 844 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to unemployment compensation eligibility and chargebacks regarding certain persons who leave work to attend training. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
SB 1213 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the eligibility of temporary election officers for unemployment compensation. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1226 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Perez, Mary Ann
Relating to the establishment of an employment-first policy and task force to promote competitive employment opportunities that provide a living wage for individuals with disabilities. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1344 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to public high school graduation, including curriculum requirements for graduation. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1537 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Cortez, Philip
Relating to certain required notices under the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act, including employer liability arising from failure to provide the notice. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1551 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Martinez, Armando
Relating to the provision of affordable housing and other services in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1557 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Villarreal, Mike
Relating to business and nonprofit organization participation in supporting early college high schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1588 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the regulation of child-care providers by the Texas Workforce Commission and local workforce development boards. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1743 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to prohibiting employer retaliation against employees who seek recovery of unpaid wages and procedures in wage claim hearings conducted by the Texas Workforce Commission; providing administrative penalties. Senate: Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 1895 83-0 (2013) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the ability of a nonexempt employee to participate in certain academic, extracurricular, and developmental activities of the employee's child. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 30 83-1 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to a prohibition against the knowing employment of unauthorized foreign nationals and to a biennial report regarding reported violations. Filed
SB 17 83-2 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to a prohibition against the knowing employment of unauthorized foreign nationals and to a biennial report regarding reported violations. Filed
HB 13 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the Medicaid program and alternate methods of providing health services to low-income persons in this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on intent calendar
HB 14 82-0 (2011) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the eligibility for unemployment benefits of a person receiving certain forms of remuneration. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 120 82-0 (2011) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to the establishment of an employment services program to assist certain unemployed or underemployed child support obligors. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 178 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to requiring governmental entities to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program or E-verify. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 387 82-0 (2011) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the right of an employee who is a parent of a child enrolled in a special education program to time off from work to meet with certain persons affecting the education of the child. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 465 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to abolishing the Texas Enterprise Fund, the Texas emerging technology fund, the Pan American Games trust fund, the Olympic Games trust fund, and a major events trust fund, a motor sports racing trust fund, and an events trust fund for sporting and non-sporting events. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 601 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to requiring employers to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program or E-verify. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 665 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. House: Economic & Small Business Development Meeting cancelled
HB 672 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to initial claims under the unemployment compensation system. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 785 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to restrictions on the use of state funds to benefit private entities that outsource jobs to foreign countries. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 878 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the participation of governmental entities and other employers in a federal work authorization verification program; establishing an unlawful employment practice. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 947 82-0 (2011) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al. Relating to a pilot program to expand access to career and technical education partnerships in rural areas. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1050 82-0 (2011) Author: Woolley, Beverly | et. al. Relating to initial claims under the unemployment compensation system. House: Economic & Small Business Development Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1155 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the establishment by the Texas Workforce Commission of a pilot program to create voluntary internship opportunities for certain persons receiving unemployment benefits. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 1178 82-0 (2011) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to employment protection for members of the state military forces and specialty license plates for female members of the armed forces. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1219 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work if the employee or the employee's child is a victim of family violence or a violent felony offense. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 1272 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Doug | et. al. Relating to requiring employers to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program or E-Verify; establishing an unlawful employment practice and providing criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1275 82-0 (2011) Author: Harless, Patricia Relating to the suspension of certain licenses held by employers for the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in the United States. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1432 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the creation, operation, and funding of the Texas Sustainable Youth Program. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 1888 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al. Relating to requiring employers to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program, or E-Verify. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2269 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the regulation of child-care facilities by the Texas Workforce Commission and the Department of Family and Protective Services, including the Texas Rising Star Program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2440 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the creation of a Texas Junior College System office. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2463 82-0 (2011) Author: Reynolds, Ron
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to access to certain records regarding an employment discrimination claim. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Open Government, Select
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2538 82-0 (2011) Author: Vo, Hubert
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the confidentiality of certain identifying information regarding students of career schools or colleges and other educational entities; providing a criminal penalty. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Open Government, Select
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2579 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to relief for certain employers from penalties and sanctions under the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2581 82-0 (2011) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the computation of a surplus credit for certain successor employing units. House: Economic & Small Business Development Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2671 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the disclosure of personal information under the Motor Vehicle Records Disclosure Act. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 2831 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin | et. al.
Relating to maximizing federal funding of extended unemployment benefits. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2886 82-0 (2011) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a work program for certain persons not legally authorized to be in the United States; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2956 82-0 (2011) Author: Legler, Ken Relating to the recovery of fraudulently obtained unemployment benefits or of taxes or fees owed to the state. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 2989 82-0 (2011) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al. Relating to establishing the Workplace Fraud Prevention Act; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry Considered in Calendars
HB 3068 82-0 (2011) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to eligibility of certain job trainees for unemployment compensation training benefits. House: Economic & Small Business Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3129 82-0 (2011) Author: Price, Walter "Four" Relating to requiring employers to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program, or E-verify; creating an administrative penalty. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3149 82-0 (2011) Author: Torres, Raul | et. al. Relating to pilot programs to implement a management methodology for the improvement of operations and reduction of costs for certain state agencies. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3151 82-0 (2011) Author: Torres, Raul | et. al. Relating to information regarding job matching services provided by the Texas Workforce Commission; providing a criminal penalty. House: Economic & Small Business Development Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 3229 82-0 (2011) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to the right of an employee who is a victim of a crime to time off from work to attend court proceedings related to that crime. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3240 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to requiring employers to participate in the federal E-Verify program and of the Texas Workforce Commission in regard to the E-Verify program; outlining certain duties of employers participation and providing civil penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3252 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to a prohibition against the knowing employment of unauthorized foreign nationals and to a biennial report regarding reported violations. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3574 82-0 (2011) Author: Torres, Raul Relating to the Texas Back to Work initiative. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HR 2611 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, John Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1534. 3 hr. notice-for consideration
SB 2 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to certain economic and workforce development programs through which employers may receive grants and subsidies. Senate: Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 51 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a pilot program to expand access to career and technical education partnerships in rural areas. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture & Rural Affairs
SB 64 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the right of an employee who is a victim of a crime to time off from work to attend court proceedings related to that crime. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 76 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to certain providers of subsidized child care, the use of certain personal information to prevent fraud in child-care programs, and the disclosure of certain personal information for the purpose of investigation and enforcement of unemployment compensation violations. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 84 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to requiring governmental entities and contractors with governmental entities to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program, or E-verify. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 304 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to employment services programs for certain residents receiving services from public hospitals or hospital districts. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 400 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Hopson, Chuck
Relating to the entities eligible to make purchases using the cooperative purchasing program administered by the comptroller. House: Human Services
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 458 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Woolley, Beverly
Relating to initial claims under the unemployment compensation system. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 563 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Torres, Raul
Relating to the efficiency of the operations of, and certain information regarding services provided by, the Texas Workforce Commission; providing a criminal penalty. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 638 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to the computation of a surplus credit for certain successor employing units. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 652 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to governmental and certain quasi-governmental entities subject to the sunset review process. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
SB 742 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to eligibility of certain job trainees for extended unemployment compensation benefits. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 999 82-0 (2011) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to maximizing federal funding of extended unemployment benefits. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1006 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to unemployment compensation modernization. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1179 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Harper-Brown, Linda
Relating to the elimination of certain required reports prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education and other obsolete provisions of law. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 1472 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the coordinated dissemination of online information regarding the operation and performance of certain for-profit educational entities. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
SB 1487 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to the regulation of career schools and colleges and requiring the Texas Workforce Commission to submit a report to the legislature. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1534 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to the operation, certification, and accountability of career schools or colleges. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/11
SR 1227 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1534. Reported enrolled
HB 1 82-1 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to certain state fiscal matters; providing penalties. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HR 232 82-1 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
SB 1 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Relating to certain state fiscal matters; providing penalties. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SB 40 82-1 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the establishment and administration of the Texas Essential Workers Program. Filed
SCR 5 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 1. Signed by the Governor
SR 130 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
HB 48 81-0 (2009) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al. Relating to the suspension of certain licenses held by employers for the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in the United States. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 161 81-0 (2009) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to block grant funding for certain workforce training and employment programs and functions by the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 266 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to regulating the provision of benefits and services to, and the verification of the employment status of, immigrants and to enforcing laws relating to immigrants; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 516 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to the establishment and funding of a green job skills training program. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Considered in Calendars
HB 538 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 615 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the right of an employee who is a parent of a child enrolled in a special education program to time off from work to meet with certain persons affecting the education of the child. House: Business & Industry Subcommittee members named
HB 622 81-0 (2009) Author: Harless, Patricia Relating to the suspension of certain licenses held by employers for the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in the United States. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 658 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to requiring governmental entities to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 762 81-0 (2009) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to filing a wage claim. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1005 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the ability of an employee to participate in certain school-related activities of the employee's child. House: Business & Industry Subcommittee members named
HB 1024 81-0 (2009) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al. Relating to eligibility for unemployment compensation benefits based on the claimant's availability to do part-time work. House: Business & Industry Subcommittee members named
HB 1042 81-0 (2009) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the repeal of public prevailing wage rate laws. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Left pending in committee
HB 1057 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to family care leave for certain employees; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Subcommittee members named
HB 1135 81-0 (2009) Author: Legler, Ken | et. al. Relating to required drug testing for applicants and recipients of unemployment compensation benefits. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Left pending in committee
HB 1136 81-0 (2009) Author: Legler, Ken | et. al. Relating to disqualification for the receipt of unemployment compensation benefits for violation of an employer drug testing policy. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Left pending in committee
HB 1348 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al. Relating to initial claims under the unemployment compensation system. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2169 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the establishment of additional job incentive programs by the Texas Workforce Commission using the skills development fund. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2218 81-0 (2009) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the distribution of federal child care development funds to local workforce development boards. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce No action taken in committee
HB 2300 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to restrictions on the use of state funds to benefit private entities that outsource jobs to foreign countries. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Referred to Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
HB 2360 81-0 (2009) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the provision of information regarding employee eligibility for the federal earned income tax credit. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2471 81-0 (2009) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al. Relating to career and technical education in the public schools and high school graduation requirements. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2492 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to the creation, operation, and funding of the Texas Sustainable Youth Program. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2538 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the career and technology education program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2636 81-0 (2009) Author: Castro, Joaquin | et. al. Relating to the establishment of an employment services program to assist certain unemployed or underemployed child support obligors. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2661 81-0 (2009) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al. Relating to jurisdiction over a wage claim filed after the deadline. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2745 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Relating to a certification program to provide job skills training. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2812 81-0 (2009) Author: Swinford, David | et. al. Relating to the curriculum, funding, promotion, and economic impact of career and technology education in public educational institutions. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3241 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to economic development in the state by creating economic development opportunities in counties that contain colonias and by developing the workforce by increasing adult literacy rates. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Left pending in committee
HB 3388 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to mandatory participation in certain TANF employment programs by certain persons. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3519 81-0 (2009) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the coordination and administration of the Texas Career Opportunity Grant Program. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 3714 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Susan | et. al. Relating to public school career and technology education program curriculum and funding and to development of a list of high-demand occupations for career and technology education students. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3954 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Relating to operation of the Texas Veterans Leadership Program by the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 4132 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the establishment and administration of the Texas Essential Workers Program. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Referred to Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
HB 4245 81-0 (2009) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al. Relating to a pilot program to expand access to career and technical education partnerships in rural areas. House: Agriculture & Livestock Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4328 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of the Interagency Literacy Council for the study, promotion, and enhancement of literacy in this state. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 4459 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to economic development and employment opportunities in the renewable energy or energy efficiency industries. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 81 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Hernandez, Ana
Relating to certain providers of subsidized child care. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 108 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Strama, Mark | et. al.
Relating to the establishment and funding of a green job skills training program that includes training for certain youths and young veterans. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
Senate: Economic Development
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 357 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to a prohibition against the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in the United States and the suspension of licenses held by certain employers for the knowing employment of those persons. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 377 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to eligibility for unemployment compensation benefits based on the claimant's availability to do part-time work. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 507 81-0 (2009) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to filing a wage claim. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
SB 573 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to the adoption of an alternative base period for computation of unemployment compensation benefits. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 648 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the right of an employee who is a parent of a child enrolled in a special education program to time off from work to meet with certain persons affecting the education of the child. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 649 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the ability of an employee to participate in certain school-related activities of the employee's child. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 692 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to family care leave for certain employees; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 741 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Darby, Drew
Relating to jurisdiction over a wage claim filed after the deadline. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 859 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Christian, Wayne
Relating to initial claims under the unemployment compensation system. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 945 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to unemployment compensation benefits. Senate: Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 960 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to eligibility of certain job trainees for extended unemployment compensation benefits. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 1313 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to the quality and accessibility of public school career and technical education programs and to assistance to students concerning postsecondary education and training. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1473 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to employment services programs for certain residents receiving services from public hospitals or hospital districts. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1543 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Interagency Literacy Council for the study, promotion, and enhancement of literacy in this state. Senate: Economic Development Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1674 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the coordination and administration of the Texas Career Opportunity Grant Program. Senate: Economic Development Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1770 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the creation, operation, and funding of the Texas YouthBuild Program. Senate: Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 1814 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe
Relating to return-to-work coordination services and a return-to-work reimbursement program for employers participating in the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1955 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al. Relating to career and technical education in the public schools and high school graduation requirements. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2026 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the establishment and administration of the Texas Essential Workers Program. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 2405 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to a pilot program to expand access to career and technical education partnerships in rural areas. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 2568 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to a prohibition against the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in the United States and the suspension of licenses held by certain employers for the knowing employment of those persons. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2576 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to the authority of a commissioner of the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
Senate: Economic Development
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 15 81-1 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the minimum wage. Filed
HB 291 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to requiring governmental entities and contractors with governmental entities to participate in the federal work authorization program; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 307 80-0 (2007) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 908 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to requiring governmental entities and contractors with governmental entities to verify employee information through the federal work authorization program. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
HB 1333 80-0 (2007) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the release of job opening information to certain individuals. House: Economic Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1489 80-0 (2007) Author: Woolley, Beverly | et. al. Relating to the use of certain surplus revenue in the unemployment compensation fund. House: Economic Development Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1629 80-0 (2007) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the transfer of adult education and literacy programs from the Texas Education Agency to the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 2185 80-0 (2007) Author: Woolley, Beverly Relating to liability for the refund of certain unemployment compensation benefits to the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic Development Considered in Calendars
HB 2371 80-0 (2007) Author: Morrison, Geanie
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to hearings regarding cease and desist orders against certain persons operating a career school or college without proper authority. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2867 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the recovery by the Texas Workforce Commission of unpaid unemployment compensation contributions and improper unemployment compensation benefits. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 2904 80-0 (2007) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to TANF employment programs and participation in those programs by certain parents who are not TANF recipients. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3037 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to employment leave to comply with certain family or medical obligations; providing a civil penalty. House: Economic Development Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3040 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to background and criminal history checks for certain providers of subsidized child care. House: Human Services Meeting cancelled
HB 4065 80-0 (2007) Author: Otto, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the establishment by the Texas Workforce Commission of a pilot program to provide grants for the construction of certain facilities for job training and employment services. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 116 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to requiring governmental entities and contractors with governmental entities to participate in the federal work authorization program; providing a penalty. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 206 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to certain providers of subsidized child care. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 589 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) employment programs and participation in those programs by certain parents who are not TANF recipients. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 679 80-0 (2007) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Woolley, Beverly
Relating to the use of certain surplus revenue in the unemployment compensation fund. House: Economic Development
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 996 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to employment leave to comply with certain family or medical obligations; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1471 80-0 (2007) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to employment verification agreements between the Texas Workforce Commission and consumer reporting agencies. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1819 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to the recovery by the Texas Workforce Commission of unpaid unemployment compensation contributions and improper unemployment compensation benefits. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 7 79-0 (2005) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the continuation and operation of the workers' compensation system of this state and to the abolition of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission, the establishment of the office of injured employee counsel, and the transfer of the powers and duties of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission to the division of workers' compensation of the Texas Department of Insurance and the office of injured employee counsel, and to the provision of workers' compensation benefits to injured employees and the regulation of workers' compensation insurers; providing administrative and criminal penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 143 79-0 (2005) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2273 79-0 (2005) Author: Cook, Byron
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the administration of the unemployment compensation system by the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2316 79-0 (2005) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to member restrictions for commissioners of the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic Development Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2333 79-0 (2005) Author: Morrison, Geanie
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the qualifications of and training and continuing education for certain officials and personnel of career schools or colleges. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2415 79-0 (2005) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to statutory authority for certain governmental entities to take certain actions to permit the legislature to reduce appropriations to those agencies. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2421 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the use of an employer assessment to fund the Texas Enterprise Fund and the skills development program and authorizing the Texas Workforce Commission to develop new job incentive programs. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2461 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to establishing a program to provide child-care assistance to certain military personnel. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Referred to Defense Affairs & State-Fed Rel
HB 2604 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to state-funded job training or employment assistance programs, services, and preferences available to veterans. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2716 79-0 (2005) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to equal employment opportunity reports. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2737 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to creation of a pilot program to establish individual development accounts for certain TANF recipients. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2806 79-0 (2005) Author: Morrison, Geanie
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the regulation of career schools and colleges. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2961 79-0 (2005) Author: Paxton, Ken
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the repeal of certain requirements for the Texas Workforce Commission's administration of federally established day-care programs. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 74 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to a prohibition on employment discrimination in compensation; providing penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 212 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Noriega, Melissa
Relating to the provision of employment services by the Texas Workforce Commission to the families of military personnel stationed in this state. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 277 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to use of money in the Texas Enterprise Fund. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in subcommittee
SB 301 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to the collection and reporting of certain information regarding uninsured individuals in this state. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 400 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the continuation and operation of the workers' compensation system of this state and to the abolition of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission, the establishment of the office of employee assistance, and the transfer of the powers and duties of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission to the Texas Department of Insurance, the Texas Workforce Commission, and the office of employee assistance; providing administrative violations. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SB 648 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the transfer of adult education and literacy programs from the Texas Education Agency to the Texas Workforce Commission. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 998 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to contracts with local workforce development boards. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1096 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to certain employment and training investment programs in this state. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1185 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to the qualifications of and training and continuing education for certain officials and personnel of career schools or colleges. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 1229 79-0 (2005) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Workforce Commission, including the administration of unemployment compensation; providing a penalty. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1230 79-0 (2005) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the authority of the state to fund the operations of the unemployment compensation system. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Meeting cancelled
SB 1309 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Miller, Sid
Relating to member restrictions for commissioners of the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1348 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to records and reports kept and produced by the Texas Workforce Commission civil rights division. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1408 79-0 (2005) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Cook, Byron
Relating to wage claim disputes. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1614 79-0 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to statutory authority for certain governmental entities to take certain actions to permit the legislature to reduce appropriations to those agencies. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1714 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Farabee, David
Relating to the operation of certain employment programs for veterans of the armed forces of the United States. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 453 78-0 (2003) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to a pilot program for early childhood teacher education and retention. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 454 78-0 (2003) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to an evaluation of the system of child care subsidy programs under the Child Care and Development Block Grant. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 1018 78-0 (2003) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to a purchasing preference for vendors that provide employee dependent care benefits. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2109 78-0 (2003) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the adoption of the 21st Century Technology College and Careers Act. House: Economic Development Reported favorably as substituted
HB 2170 78-0 (2003) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 2172 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to administration of certain workforce development programs by the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2933 78-0 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the abolition of the Commission on Human Rights and the transfer of its functions to the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Effective according to its terms
HB 3295 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the administration of certain adult education and literacy programs. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 3441 78-0 (2003) Author: Pickett, Joseph
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to a reduction in expenditures of certain state governmental entities, including changes affecting the Commission on Human Rights, attorney general's office, management of certain accounts and funds, and certain election-related forms. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3443 78-0 (2003) Author: Pickett, Joseph
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to statutory authority for certain governmental entities to take certain actions to permit the legislature to reduce appropriations to those agencies. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Not again placed on intent calendar
HCR 94 78-0 (2003) Author: Guillen, Ryan Encouraging the Texas Workforce Commission and the Texas Department on Aging to establish a memorandum of understanding and a process to promote local partnerships relevant to a coordinated delivery of support services to older workforce development participants. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 72 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to an evaluation of the system of child care subsidy programs under the Child Care and Development Block Grant. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 73 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a pilot program for early childhood teacher education and retention. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 153 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Relating to the name, composition, and continuation of the work group created for implementation of the voucher payment program for certain persons with disabilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 221 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to an evaluation of the system of child care subsidy programs under the Child Care and Development Block Grant. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
SB 222 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to a pilot program for early childhood teacher education and retention. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
SB 280 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic Development
Senate: Government Organization
See remarks for effective date
SB 956 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to reduction in benefit fraud and claim overpayments in unemployment compensation. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1070 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to the procedures of the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1071 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to requirements for voluntary payments of unemployment compensation contributions. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1072 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to judicial review of a Texas Workforce Commission decision in an unemployment compensation proceeding. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1078 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the administration of certain adult education and literacy programs. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1183 78-0 (2003) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to community service programs under the National and Community Service Act of 1990. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1871 78-0 (2003) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to statutory authority for certain governmental entities to take certain actions to permit the legislature to reduce appropriations to those agencies. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 477 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the establishment of an interagency plan for coordinating case management services for certain recipients of financial assistance. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 567 77-0 (2001) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to computation of the maximum and minimum benefit amounts for total unemployment under the unemployment compensation system. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 762 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to requiring certain employers who contract with or receive financial assistance from the state or a state agency to pay its employees a living wage; providing a penalty. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 929 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the administration of adult and community education programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 935 77-0 (2001) Author: Solis, Jim
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the establishment of a flexibility rating system for directives sent by the Texas Workforce Commission to local workforce development boards. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1004 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the work or employment activities required under the temporary assistance for needy families program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1005 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the creation of a state program of temporary assistance and related support services for needy persons. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1006 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to exemptions and exceptions from work or employment activity requirements under the temporary assistance for needy families program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1049 77-0 (2001) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to eligibility to act as a designated doctor under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1103 77-0 (2001) Author: Yarbrough, Ken
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to enforcement by the Texas Workforce Commission of certain laws regarding unemployment compensation. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1243 77-0 (2001) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to monitoring by the Texas Workforce Commission of the long-term employment history of certain former recipients of public assistance. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1290 77-0 (2001) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to jury service; providing a penalty. House: Judicial Affairs Subcommittee members named
HB 1307 77-0 (2001) Author: Villarreal, Mike
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the establishment of a child-care resource and referral network. House: Economic Development
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1348 77-0 (2001) Author: Villarreal, Mike
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to a grant program for local workforce development boards to design and implement child-care demonstration projects. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1397 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to a study by the Texas Workforce Commission of fraud in the unemployment insurance system. House: Economic Development Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1934 77-0 (2001) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to training conducted by the Texas Workforce Commission in certain life skills that enhance employment opportunities. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 1985 77-0 (2001) Author: Solis, Jim
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to the regulation of proprietary schools. House: Economic Development
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2074 77-0 (2001) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to a study of means to increase the supply of child care providers in this state. House: Economic Development Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2265 77-0 (2001) Author: Villarreal, Mike
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the funding of child-care subsidies by the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2280 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the establishment of a pilot program to identify, assess, and address the personal needs of certain recipients of financial assistance. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2327 77-0 (2001) Author: Solis, Jim
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the operation, funding, and assessment of local workforce development boards. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2593 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the establishment of a pilot program by the Texas Workforce Commission for technology training for certain persons. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2597 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to a study by the Texas Workforce Commission of fraud in the unemployment insurance system. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 2673 77-0 (2001) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the collection and assessment of certain information by the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2712 77-0 (2001) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the establishment of a pilot program by the Texas Workforce Commission for life-skills training. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 2786 77-0 (2001) Author: Noriega, Rick
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to requiring the Texas Workforce Commission to assist the Texas National Guard in the implementation of certain youth job-training and mentoring programs. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3128 77-0 (2001) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the adoption of a drug-free workplace program by employers and to a discount on workers' compensation insurance premiums for employers who elect to participate in the program. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3300 77-0 (2001) Author: Solis, Jim | et. al. Relating to the adoption of the 21st Century Technology College and Careers Act. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 3458 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the operation of the Texas Workers' Compensation Insurance Fund as a domestic mutual insurance company and to the continuation of that entity as the Texas Mutual Insurance Company. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3486 77-0 (2001) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to the creation of family home child care pilot programs for certain children under four years of age. House: Economic Development Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3577 77-0 (2001) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the provision of child care services. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 3578 77-0 (2001) Author: Villarreal, Mike
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the use of certain child care development funds for quality child care programs. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 45 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to hardship exemptions from federal time limits under the temporary assistance for needy families program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 121 77-0 (2001) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al. Relating to the administration of adult and community education programs. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
SB 167 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the establishment of an interagency plan for coordinating case management services for certain recipients of financial assistance. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 359 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the administration of adult and community education programs. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 429 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Solis, Jim
Relating to the funding and administration of certain activities of the Council on Workforce and Economic Competitiveness. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 444 77-0 (2001) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to a study of fraud in the unemployment insurance system. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 589 77-0 (2001) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the establishment of a flexibility rating system for directives sent by the Texas Workforce Commission to local workforce development boards. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 762 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the funding and administration of certain activities of the Council on Workforce and Economic Competitiveness. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 798 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the listing of state agency employment openings. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1133 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John Relating to an action by the Texas Workforce Commission to collect certain debts of an acquired employer from the successor employer. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1139 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John Relating to a construction industry craft training program; imposing a fee. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1159 77-0 (2001) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard
Relating to improving the provision of state veteran services. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 1293 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Solis, Jim
Relating to coordination of services provided by Head Start and Early Head Start program providers. House: Economic Development
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1294 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Solis, Jim
Relating to the establishment of a pilot program by the Texas Workforce Commission to assist teachers in retaining employment in the field of child care. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1732 77-0 (2001) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Tillery, Dale
Relating to the creation of family home child care pilot programs for certain children under four years of age. House: Economic Development
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 619 76-0 (1999) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to grievance and complaint resolution procedures for certain state employees. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1013 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to child-care resource and referral networks. House: Economic Development Considered in Calendars
HB 2487 76-0 (1999) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to the creation and operation of an employer advisory committee for the labor exchange system administered by the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic Development Considered in Calendars
HB 2609 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the provision of scholarships, bonuses, and wage supplementation for professional child-care workers. House: Economic Development
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2915 76-0 (1999) Author: Pitts, Jim
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to the powers and duties of the executive director of the workforce development division of the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3200 76-0 (1999) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the local matching funds requirement for the child care and development fund. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 3286 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to the administration of certain child care functions by the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 3535 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the allocation by the Texas Workforce Commission of certain funds for child care services. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 3596 76-0 (1999) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to workforce development services provided by the Texas Workforce Commission or a private vendor under a contract with a local workforce development board. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 3631 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to financial assistance and related services for TANF clients who are victims of family violence. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3657 76-0 (1999) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al.
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to the continuation, funding, and operation of certain workforce development programs. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3710 76-0 (1999) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to creation of a homeless employment outreach program by the Texas Workforce Commission House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 151 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to grievance and complaint resolution procedures for certain state employees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 227 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the budget for Texas Workforce Commission programs. Senate: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 228 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to a requirement that the Texas Workforce Commission prepare a quarterly budget report. Senate: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 231 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
Relating to a statewide campaign to encourage persons to enter the technology workforce. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 854 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the administration of certain child care functions by the Texas Workforce Commission. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1374 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the local matching funds requirement for the child care and development fund. Senate: Human Services Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1391 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the review by the Texas Workforce Commission of the allocation of certain funds for child care. House: Economic Development
Senate: Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1507 76-0 (1999) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Relating to the evaluation by the Texas Workforce Commission of federal trade adjustment programs designed to assist certain persons in obtaining employment. House: Economic Development
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SCR 10 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Directing the Texas Workforce Commission to submit a report to the 76th Legislature comparing appropriated funds with those actually spent on each commission program and an analysis of the commission's compliance with the uniform statewide accounting system. Senate: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SCR 11 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Directing the Texas Workforce Commission to submit a report to the 76th Legislature that includes an analysis of the commission's compliance with the statewide accounting system. Senate: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 160 75-0 (1997) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the establishment of an advisory committee to the Texas Workforce Commission on apprenticeship and job-training issues. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 457 75-0 (1997) Author: Cuellar, Henry | et. al. Relating to certain performance measures and evaluations of workforce programs and to the administration of workforce development programs by the Texas Workforce Commission and the Council on Workforce and Economic Competitiveness. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 564 75-0 (1997) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to certain hearings and investigations conducted by the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 566 75-0 (1997) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to certain deductions from the winnings of lottery winners. House: Economic Development
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 568 75-0 (1997) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al. Relating to the authority of the Texas Workforce Commission to accept donations. House: Economic Development Considered in Calendars
HB 3130 75-0 (1997) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to a report by the Texas Workforce Commission regarding implementation of the integration of certain state services regarding workforce development. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 3173 75-0 (1997) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to abolishing the Council on Workforce and Economic Competitiveness and transferring its duties to the division of workforce development of the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 3426 75-0 (1997) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to requiring the Texas Workforce Commission, local workforce development boards and centers, and certain employers to provide tax assistance to certain working individuals and families. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HCR 204 75-0 (1997) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Directing the Texas Workforce Commission to implement a subsidized work program for unemployed job applicants. House: Human Services
Senate: Economic Development
Signed by the Governor
HCR 325 75-0 (1997) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Expressing legislative intent to direct the Texas Workforce Commission to structure the Self-Sufficiency Fund to be used for grants. Filed
SB 154 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the establishment of an advisory committee to the Texas Workforce Commission on apprenticeship and job-training issues. Senate: Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 417 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to a report by the Texas Workforce Commission regarding implementation of the integration of certain state services regarding workforce development. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 418 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to certain performance measures and evaluations of workforce programs and to the administration of workforce development programs by the Texas Workforce Commission and the Council on Workforce and Economic Competitiveness. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1004 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to deductions from the winnings of lottery winners determined to be delinquent in certain amounts collected by the Texas Workforce Commission. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1006 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to certain hearings and investigations conducted by the Texas Workforce Commission. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1043 75-0 (1997) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the review by the Texas Workforce Commission of the equal employment opportunity practices and other policies of local workforce development programs. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1263 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to requiring the Texas Workforce Commission, local workforce development boards and centers, and certain employers to provide tax assistance to certain individuals and families. House: Economic Development
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 1519 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene | et. al.
Relating to the authority of the Texas Workforce Commission to accept donations. House: Economic Development
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1887 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to an appropriation to the Texas Workforce Commission. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SCR 114 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney Expressing legislative intent to direct the Texas Workforce Commission to structure the Self-Sufficiency Fund to be used for grants. Received from the Senate
HB 1863 74-0 (1995) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to eligibility for and the provision of services and programs for needy people, including children; to assistance in becoming or remaining self-dependent; and to the responsibility of parents and others to assist needy people, including children, in becoming or remaining self-dependent; providing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/95

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