TAC BILL REPORT
Treasurers
06-15-2019 - 18:10:03

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HB 2   Burrows, Dustin Relating to ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 04-30-19 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 2

HB 21   Canales, Terry Relating to exempting textbooks purchased, used, or consumed by university and college students from the sales and use tax for limited periods.
Bill History: 04-24-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 42   White, James Relating to allocating a portion of oil and gas production tax revenue to the counties from which the oil and gas originated and to the use of that revenue.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 63   Moody, Joe Relating to the civil and criminal penalties for possession of certain small amounts of marihuana and an exception to prosecution for possession of associated drug paraphernalia.
Bill History: 05-01-19 S Received in the Senate

HB 71   Martinez, Armando
Lucio, Eddie
Relating to the creation of regional transit authorities.
Bill History: 05-24-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 74   Hinojosa, Gina Relating to requiring a public employer to give notice to new employees of the ability of certain employees to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.
Bill History: 04-04-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House State Affairs

HB 112   Swanson, Valoree Relating to legislative review and approval of certain state agency rules.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Not heard in committee House State Affairs

HB 130   Minjarez, Ina Relating to authorizing an increase in an optional county fee on vehicle registration in certain counties.
Bill History: 04-24-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Transportation

HB 179   Canales, Terry Relating to a special bill of review to reform a final judgment of forfeiture of a bail bond.
Bill History: 02-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 194   Reynolds, Ron Relating to the minimum wage.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Committee action pending House International Relations/Economic Dev

HB 209   Reynolds, Ron Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of medical cannabis for medical use by qualifying patients with certain debilitating medical conditions.
Bill History: 04-11-19 H Committee action pending House Public Health

HB 216   Reynolds, Ron Relating to historically underutilized businesses and to goods and services purchased by governmental entities.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 230   Krause, Matt Relating to reporting by political subdivisions regarding the receipt or expenditure of federal funds.
Bill History: 04-08-19 H Committee action pending House Appropriations

HB 281 (3) Middleton, Mayes (F) Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public money for lobbying activities.
Bill History: 04-05-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House State Affairs

HB 293   King, Ken
Seliger, Kel
Relating to investment training requirements for school district and municipal financial officers.
Bill History: 06-07-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 343   Nevarez, Poncho Relating to the annual state salary supplement for certain county judges.
Bill History: 02-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House County Affairs

HB 362 (3) Israel, Celia Relating to the creation of a fund to assist local governments with the acquisition of voting system equipment.
Bill History: 05-09-19 S Received in the Senate

HB 433   Shaheen, Matt Relating to the disclosure of public money spent by certain political subdivisions for lobbying activities in a comprehensive annual financial report.
Bill History: 04-04-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House State Affairs

HB 435   Shaheen, Matt
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the maintenance of information entered into a fee record.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 450   Turner, Chris Relating to public access to personal financial statements filed by public officials and candidates.
Bill History: 03-06-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 456   Allen, Alma Relating to the enforcement of regulations governing cemetery organizations, cemetery corporations, cemeteries, and crematories.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 465   White, James Relating to the administrative, civil, and criminal consequences, including fines, fees, and costs, imposed on persons arrested for, charged with, or convicted of certain criminal offenses.
Bill History: 04-23-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 477   Murphy, Jim
Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to the notice required before the issuance of certain debt obligations by political subdivisions.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 491   Shine, Hugh Relating to the administration of appraisal review boards.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 495   Deshotel, Joe Relating to the consideration of criminal history record information regarding applicants for employment.
Bill History: 04-02-19 H Committee action pending House Business and Industry

HB 514   Hinojosa, Gina Relating to clarifying the law regarding local government prohibitions or restrictions on the sale or use of a container or package.
Bill History: 02-20-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Environmental Regulation

HB 629   Landgraf, Brooks Relating to establishing a protective order registry and the duties of courts in regard to the registry.
Bill History: 04-26-19 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 325

HB 631   Hernandez, Ana Relating to exempting textbooks purchased, used, or consumed by university and college students from the sales and use tax for limited periods.
Bill History: 04-24-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HB 634   Buckley, Brad (F) Relating to the applicability of the law governing the provision of state aid to certain local governments disproportionately affected by the granting of ad valorem tax relief to disabled veterans.
Bill History: 05-10-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Finance

HB 639   Springer, Drew
Nichols, Robert
Relating to the eligibility of land used as an ecological laboratory for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land.
Bill History: 01-01-21 G Earliest effective date

HB 685   Clardy, Travis
Hughes, Bryan
Relating to immunity from liability of a court clerk and county for the disclosure or release of certain court documents and information contained in the court documents.
Bill History: 06-14-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 686   Clardy, Travis Relating to making permanent the former temporary increases in records archive fees and records management and preservation fees charged by district and county clerks.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 658

HB 705   Geren, Charlie Relating to the substitution of a county sales and use tax for all or a portion of property taxes imposed by the county.
Bill History: 03-12-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Ways and Means

HB 770   Davis, Sarah
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the establishment of an electronic database for settlement agreements for certain suits involving minors or incapacitated persons.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 775   Davis, Sarah Relating to the reporting of political contributions and political expenditures by out-of-state political committees.
Bill History: 02-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Elections

HB 793   King, Phil
Creighton, Brandon
Relating to certain government contracts with companies that boycott Israel.
Bill History: 05-07-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 796   Thierry, Shawn Relating to civilian complaint review boards in certain municipalities and counties.
Bill History: 02-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 820   Turner, Chris Relating to the minimum wage.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House International Relations/Economic Dev

HB 856   Hinojosa, Gina Relating to local government prohibitions or restrictions on the sale or use of a container or package.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Environmental Regulation

HB 872   Hefner, Cole
Flores, Pete
Relating to financial assistance paid to the survivors of certain law enforcement officers and employees killed in the line of duty.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 924   Zedler, Bill Relating to county surety bond requirements for concrete batch plants.
Bill History: 04-24-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House County Affairs

HB 933   Bucy, John (F)
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to posting of election information on the secretary of state's and each county's Internet website.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 964   Cole, Sheryl (F) Relating to certain claims against the administrator of employment benefits for the employees of a political subdivision.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 984   Parker, Tan Relating to requirements for new or increased municipal fees.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Urban Affairs

HB 1000   Paddie, Chris Relating to rural and opportunity funds and insurance tax credits for certain investments in those funds.
Bill History: 04-17-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Business and Commerce

HB 1024   Martinez, Armando Relating to real property executed in trust for the issuance of a license as a bail bond surety.
Bill History: 02-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1035   Zedler, Bill Relating to protecting freedom of conscience from government discrimination.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 1047 (4) Guillen, Ryan Relating to authority of certain officers of certain counties to disburse or direct payment of county funds for salaries or expenses.
Bill History: 03-28-19 H Committee action pending House County Affairs

HB 1048   Guillen, Ryan
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the use of a county early voting polling place by a political subdivision.
Bill History: 06-14-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1175   Lambert, Stan Relating to investments by state banks to promote community development.
Bill History: 04-10-19 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 726

HB 1198   Shine, Hugh Relating to employee-owned companies.
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House State Affairs

HB 1266   Darby, Drew Relating to a competitive bidding requirement exemption for certain county sole-source purchases of road construction or maintenance materials.
Bill History: 02-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House County Affairs

HB 1299   Davis, Sarah Relating to requiring the comptroller of public accounts to establish and maintain a political subdivision disaster expenditure database.
Bill History: 04-08-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 1314   King, Phil Relating to the release on bail of, and the reimbursement to a county for certain costs of confining, a person charged with an administrative violation of parole or mandatory supervision.
Bill History: 02-27-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1317   Moody, Joe Relating to the compensation of certain court-appointed attorneys.
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1323   Murr, Andrew Relating to bail proceedings and related duties of a magistrate in a criminal case.
Bill History: 04-26-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1352   Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to requirements for vendors providing certain services involving computers to governmental entities.
Bill History: 04-08-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 1380 (3) Murr, Andrew Relating to the jurisdiction of certain courts and fees collected by a justice court.
Bill History: 05-13-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate State Affairs

HB 1389   Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the placement on community supervision, including deferred adjudication community supervision, of a defendant who is the primary caretaker of a child.
Bill History: 04-01-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice

HB 1399   Smith, Reggie (F)
Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the creation and storage of DNA records for a person arrested for a felony offense.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1404   Dean, Jay
Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the regulation of game rooms in certain counties.
Bill History: 06-15-19 G Vetoed by the Governor

HB 1438   Turner, Chris Relating to the contents of and public access to personal financial statements filed by public officials and candidates.
Bill History: 03-06-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 1473   Middleton, Mayes (F) Relating to disclosure of certain relationships with local government officers and vendors.
Bill History: 05-08-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House County Affairs

HB 1476   Anderson, Doc
Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the regulation of game rooms in certain counties.
Bill History: 05-22-19 G Vetoed by the Governor

HB 1494   Guillen, Ryan
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to surety bonds for deputy clerks and other employees of county and district clerks.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1495   Toth, Steve
Creighton, Brandon
Relating to authorization for the creation of a county ethics commission in certain counties.
Bill History: 06-14-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1504   Paddie, Chris
Nichols, Robert
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Medical Board.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1548   Springer, Drew
Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the operation of golf carts, neighborhood electric vehicles, and off-highway vehicles.
Bill History: 06-14-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1569   Lambert, Stan Relating to the continuation and functions of the Finance Commission of Texas, the Texas Department of Banking, and the Department of Savings and Mortgage Lending and to the regulation of certain financial institutions and
Bill History: 03-21-19 H Committee action pending House Pensions/Investments/Financial Services

HB 1580   Phelan, Dade Relating to the creation and storage of DNA records for a person arrested for a felony offense.
Bill History: 03-04-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Homeland Security and Public Safety

HB 1624   Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the annual state contribution to counties for statutory probate court judge salaries.
Bill History: 05-03-19 H Withdrawn from the Local Calendar

HB 1628   Morrison, Geanie
Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the authority of coastal counties to adopt certain rules for island parks, beach parks, and public beaches.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1633   Kuempel, John
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax.
Bill History: 06-02-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1634   Kuempel, John
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax.
Bill History: 06-14-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1654   Goldman, Craig Relating to the regulation by a municipality or county of certain employment benefits and policies.
Bill History: 03-04-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 1662   Herrero, Abel Relating to grants awarded to reimburse counties for the cost of monitoring defendants and victims in criminal cases involving family violence.
Bill History: 05-13-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice

HB 1666   Martinez, Armando Relating to the authorization by referendum on an optional county fee on vehicle registration in certain counties.
Bill History: 05-07-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Transportation

HB 1691   Rosenthal, Jon (F) Relating to compensation for election personnel for a primary election.
Bill History: 03-18-19 H Committee action pending House Elections

HB 1696   Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the preference given by state and local governmental entities to agricultural products produced or grown in this state.
Bill History: 03-04-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Agriculture and Livestock

HB 1700   Hunter, Todd Relating to public information in the possession, custody, or control of a current or former officer or employee of a governmental body.
Bill History: 04-12-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House State Affairs

HB 1752   Clardy, Travis Relating to the construction manager-at-risk method of contracting for governmental construction projects.
Bill History: 05-09-19 H Postponed on second reading until 11:58 p.m., Thursday,
May 9, 2019

HB 1791   Krause, Matt
Fallon, Pat (F)
Relating to the carrying of handguns by license holders on property owned or leased by a governmental entity.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1805 (3) Murr, Andrew Relating to the assistance and technology fund and use of money in the fund.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 1814   Reynolds, Ron Relating to county regulation of roadside vendors and solicitors.
Bill History: 04-24-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House County Affairs

HB 1861   Martinez, Armando Relating to the criteria to determine compensation and conditions of employment of firefighters and police officers of certain political subdivisions.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Committee action pending House Urban Affairs

HB 1872   Goldman, Craig
Hancock, Kelly
Relating to public access to certain information included on personal financial statements filed by county judicial officers.
Bill History: 05-23-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1876   Davis, Sarah Relating to the ethics of public servants, including regulations related to certain political contributions, lobbying activities, reports, and disclosures.
Bill History: 03-20-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 1877   Davis, Sarah Relating to the ethics of public servants, including regulations relating to certain contributions, expenditures, and reports, and certain authority and duties of the Texas Ethics Commission.
Bill History: 03-20-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 1881   Calanni, Gina (F) Relating to application requirements for low income housing tax credits for developments financed through the private activity bond program.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Urban Affairs

HB 1886   Howard, Donna Relating to the availability on the Internet of personal financial statements filed by public officials.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House State Affairs

HB 1927   Herrero, Abel
Hinojosa, Chuy
Relating to the filling of a vacancy in the office of county commissioner.
Bill History: 06-10-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1932   Thierry, Shawn Relating to the inclusion of catastrophic debris management in county emergency management programs.
Bill History: 05-10-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Water and Rural Affairs

HB 1955   Dutton, Harold Relating to the eligibility of certain defendants for release on personal bond.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 1962   Lambert, Stan
Hall, Bob
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 1971   King, Ken Relating to imposing an additional fee for the registration of electric and hybrid vehicles.
Bill History: 04-24-19 H Vote failed in committee on House Transportation

HB 1984   Herrero, Abel Relating to filing fees in connection with assumed named certificates for certain businesses owned by military veterans.
Bill History: 05-06-19 H Failed in committee House Defense and Veteran's Affairs

HB 2006   Leach, Jeff Relating to locations, terms, sessions, and procedures for conducting court proceedings.
Bill History: 04-03-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 2044   Meza, Terry (F) Relating to limits on political contributions and expenditures by certain candidates and officeholders.
Bill History: 03-05-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Elections

HB 2048   Zerwas, John
Huffman, Joan
Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program and the amount and allocation of state traffic fine funds.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2058   Hernandez, Ana Relating to the use of proceeds from criminal asset forfeiture to provide services to domestic victims of trafficking.
Bill History: 05-09-19 H Set on the House Calendar

HB 2090   Martinez, Armando Relating to deputy sheriff civil service appeals of certain sheriff's department actions.
Bill History: 04-03-19 H Vote failed in committee on House County Affairs

HB 2118   Pacheco, Leo (F) Relating to the eligibility of persons finally convicted of certain criminal offenses for public elective office.
Bill History: 03-06-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Elections

HB 2130   Walle, Armando Relating to the duties of the court regarding a plea bargain agreement that requires a defendant to pay costs associated with court-appointed counsel.
Bill History: 04-01-19 H Committee action pending House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 2173   Murphy, Jim Relating to the regulation of state banks, state trust companies, and third-party service providers of state banks and state trust companies.
Bill History: 04-16-19 H Voted favorably from committee on House Pensions/Investments/Financial Services

HB 2175   Leman, Ben Relating to the threshold contract amount at which a county is required to engage in a competitive purchasing procedure for certain purchases.
Bill History: 05-03-19 S Received in the Senate

HB 2189   Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the disclosure of certain contracting information under the public information law.
Bill History: 04-16-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House State Affairs

HB 2191   Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the public information law.
Bill History: 04-16-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House State Affairs

HB 2240   Murphy, Jim
Hinojosa, Chuy
Relating to the payment of wages by an employer through a payroll card account.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2259   Smith, Reggie (F) Relating to uncollectible fees and costs in criminal actions and proceedings.
Bill History: 04-18-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 2272   Guillen, Ryan
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the county hotel occupancy tax rate in certain counties.
Bill History: 06-10-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2279   Zwiener, Erin (F) Relating to the prohibition against sexual harassment in the workplace.
Bill History: 04-26-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House International Relations/Economic Dev

HB 2300   Morrison, Geanie Relating to the creation of the disaster recovery loan program.
Bill History: 05-08-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Finance

HB 2311   Kacal, Kyle Relating to the portion retained by a municipality or county of certain court costs and fines imposed for a criminal offense.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House County Affairs

HB 2381   Dutton, Harold Relating to the release on bail of a person charged with a violation of parole or mandatory supervision.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 2431   Springer, Drew Relating to the authority of the commissioners court of a county to impose an additional vehicle registration fee and the effect of the fee on county ad valorem tax rates.
Bill History: 03-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 2504   Springer, Drew
Hughes, Bryan
Relating to requiring candidates to pay a filing fee or submit a petition in lieu of a filing fee to appear on the ballot for the general election for state and county officers.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2513   Martinez, Armando Relating to imposing an additional fee for the registration of an electric vehicle.
Bill History: 03-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Transportation

HB 2521   Turner, Chris Relating to establishing an intergovernmental development corporation in certain counties to foster minority- or women-owned construction businesses.
Bill History: 04-10-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House International Relations/Economic Dev

HB 2534   Leach, Jeff Relating to the prohibition on lobbying by certain elected officers.
Bill History: 03-20-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 2575   Martinez, Armando Relating to the duty of a county to refund an amount of $5 or less paid to the county clerk.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Committee action pending House County Affairs

HB 2620   Martinez, Armando
Rodriguez, Jose
Relating to the movement of oversize or overweight vehicles, including the enforcement of motor vehicle size and weight limitations.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2638   Calanni, Gina (F) Relating to locations for conducting certain court proceedings.
Bill History: 04-24-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 2651   Lang, Mike Relating to the amount of the fee paid by a defendant for a peace officer's services in executing or processing an arrest warrant, capias, or capias pro fine.
Bill History: 03-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 2677   Goldman, Craig
Hughes, Bryan
Relating to prohibiting certain expenditures from political contributions.
Bill History: 09-27-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2706   Capriglione, Giovanni
Nelson, Jane
Relating to local government public investment of funds
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2723   Darby, Drew Relating to the authority of local governments or other political subdivisions.
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Environmental Regulation

HB 2754   White, James Relating to the issuance of a citation or notice to appear for certain misdemeanors punishable by fine only and the court's authority to order a defendant confined in jail for failure to pay a fine.
Bill History: 05-10-19 H Motion to reconsider the vote by which HB 2754 failed to
pass on May 8, 2019 failed on a verified vote of Y:70 N:37

HB 2755   Price, Four
Alvarado, Carol (F)
Relating to the amount of certain county and public health district fees.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2856   Morrison, Geanie
Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to restrictions under disaster remediation contracts.
Bill History: 06-15-19 G Vetoed by the Governor

HB 2857   Murr, Andrew Relating to the transfer of certain probate proceedings to the county in which the executor or administrator of a decedent's estate resides.
Bill History: 03-12-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 2868   Phelan, Dade
West, Royce
Relating to the procurement of interior design services by a governmental entity.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 2885   Davis, Yvonne Relating to paid leave for public officers and employees engaged in certain military service.
Bill History: 05-10-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Business and Commerce

HB 2886   Bucy, John (F) Relating to the requirement for payment bonds from certain public work contractors.
Bill History: 05-09-19 H Set on the House Calendar

HB 2915   Springer, Drew Relating to state and local taxes and fees.
Bill History: 03-12-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 2938   Hinojosa, Gina Relating to the authority of the commissioners court of a county to employ attorneys as mental health public defenders and to the reimbursement of an attorney who represents an indigent proposed patient.
Bill History: 04-23-19 H Committee action pending House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 2959   Springer, Drew Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax.
Bill History: 05-10-19 H Withdrawn from the Local Calendar

HB 2965   Toth, Steve Relating to changing the elements of an offense for certain open meetings requirements for a member of a governmental body.
Bill History: 04-01-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 3060   Parker, Tan Relating to the recording by a county clerk of certain documents concerning real or personal property.
Bill History: 04-18-19 H Committee action pending House County Affairs

HB 3112   Reynolds, Ron Relating to the regulation of solicitations of private security companies by political subdivisions.
Bill History: 03-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on Licensing and Administrative Procedures

HB 3176   Kacal, Kyle Relating to authorizing the imposition of an additional courthouse security fee in Robertson County.
Bill History: 03-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 3206   Gonzalez, Jessica (F) Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the offense of prostitution, to juvenile court referrals for conduct constituting prostitution, and to a court cost imposed on conviction of certain prostitution offenses.
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 3215   Darby, Drew Relating to the authority of a county auditor to oversee the expenditure of county funds.
Bill History: 03-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House County Affairs

HB 3255   Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to a county sales and use tax in certain counties for transportation improvement projects.
Bill History: 03-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 3267   Murr, Andrew Relating to the payment of certain costs associated with certain assignments of a statutory probate court judge.
Bill History: 04-29-19 H Voted favorably from committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 3273   Gonzalez, Jessica (F) Relating to the minimum wage.
Bill History: 03-13-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House International Relations/Economic Dev

HB 3294   Raymond, Richard Relating to reimbursing a commissioners court for the reasonable cost of transporting a body for the purpose of an autopsy.
Bill History: 04-18-19 H Committee action pending House County Affairs

HB 3353   Bucy, John (F) Relating to authorizing an optional county fee on vehicle registration in certain counties to be used for transportation projects.
Bill History: 04-03-19 H Committee action pending House Transportation

HB 3361   Canales, Terry
Hinojosa, Chuy
Relating to court reporter service fees in certain counties.
Bill History: 06-14-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 3376   Klick, Stephanie Relating to the review of ballot proposition language for certain political subdivision elections.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Committee action pending House Elections

HB 3396   Cyrier, John Relating to the authorization of a fee for participation in the Managed Lands Deer Program.
Bill History: 04-02-19 H Committee action pending House Culture, Recreation and Tourism

HB 3402   Phelan, Dade Relating to changing the criminal offense of conspiracy to circumvent the open meetings law.
Bill History: 04-10-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House State Affairs

HB 3447   Smithee, John Relating to the content of detailed reports filed by lobbyists and to monetary limits on expenditures by lobbyists.
Bill History: 04-08-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 3457   Smithee, John Relating to the assessment of litigation costs and attorney fees in certain lawsuits under the public information law.
Bill History: 04-23-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House State Affairs

HB 3469   Wilson, Terry Relating to fees charged for the operation of certain commercial motor vehicles on public highways.
Bill History: 05-09-19 S Received in the Senate

HB 3512   Pacheco, Leo (F) Relating to community supervision.
Bill History: 05-06-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice

HB 3515   Fierro, Art (F) Relating to the requirement that a veterans county service office report to the commissioners court or the county's chief administrator.
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Not heard in committee House Defense and Veteran's Affairs

HB 3518   Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the authority of a county to require a permit for certain food service establishments.
Bill History: 04-26-19 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar

HB 3553   Farrar, Jessica
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to filing fees for the electronic filing system established by the Supreme Court of Texas.
Bill History: 05-17-19 S Vote failed in committee on Senate State Affairs

HB 3568   Farrar, Jessica Relating to the salary paid to an official court reporter in certain counties.
Bill History: 05-14-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate State Affairs

HB 3610   Walle, Armando Relating to local control of the employment matters of officers of the sheriff's department in certain counties.
Bill History: 04-12-19 H Committee action pending House County Affairs

HB 3678   Frank, James Relating to a study on reporting and accessibility of county budget information.
Bill History: 04-18-19 H Removed from hearing 04/18/19 House County Affairs

HB 3680   Middleton, Mayes (F) Relating to the authorization and reporting of expenditures for lobbying activities by certain political subdivisions and other public entities.
Bill History: 03-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 3690   Middleton, Mayes (F)
Lucio, Eddie
Relating to authorizing counties to adopt a code of ethics for their commissioners courts.
Bill History: 05-08-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House County Affairs

HB 3697   Toth, Steve Relating to changing the elements of an offense for certain open meetings requirements for a member of a governmental body.
Bill History: 03-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HB 3698   Munoz, Sergio Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid in certain counties.
Bill History: 03-19-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Human Services

HB 3714   Parker, Tan
Nelson, Jane
Relating to the establishment of street lights along county roads in the unincorporated area of certain counties.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 3716   Parker, Tan
Nelson, Jane
Relating to the establishment of the office of medical examiner in certain counties.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 3728   Bernal, Diego Relating to requiring certain employers to provide paid sick leave to employees.
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Committee action pending House International Relations/Economic Dev

HB 3752   Walle, Armando Relating to certain procedures applicable to meetings under the open meetings law and the disclosure of public information under the public information law in the event of an emergency, urgent public necessity, or catastrophic eve
Bill History: 04-25-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House State Affairs

HB 3759   Nevarez, Poncho Relating to the type of newspaper required for publication of notice in small municipalities and rural counties.
Bill History: 05-09-19 S Received in the Senate

HB 3786   Coleman, Garnet Relating to establishing family drug courts in counties.
Bill History: 04-29-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate State Affairs

HB 3833   Dean, Jay Relating to participation in a local provider participation fund by certain counties.
Bill History: 03-21-19 H Not heard in committee House County Affairs

HB 3844   Smithee, John Relating to the period for which certain property acquired by a charitable organization to provide low-income housing may be exempted from ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 04-30-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Ways and Means

HB 3849   Bell, Cecil Relating to the powers and duties of a personal bond or personal bond and pretrial supervision office.
Bill History: 04-30-19 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar

HB 3852   Longoria, Oscar Relating to purchasing and contracting by governmental entities.
Bill History: 05-09-19 H Laid on the table - subject to call - see SB 1793

HB 3894   Munoz, Sergio Relating to sheriff's department civil service systems in certain counties.
Bill History: 04-24-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House County Affairs

HB 3898   Sherman, Carl (F) Relating to the authority of a county to require electronic bids or proposals for competitive bidding.
Bill History: 04-04-19 H Committee action pending House County Affairs

HB 3907   Moody, Joe Relating to use of the electronic funds transfer system operated by the comptroller.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HB 3910   Sherman, Carl (F)
West, Royce
Relating to the establishment of one or more supplemental county civil service commissions in certain counties.
Bill History: 06-15-19 G Vetoed by the Governor

HB 3922   Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the minimum wage.
Bill History: 03-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House International Relations/Economic Dev

HB 3925   Martinez, Armando Relating to rules for fixing the amount of bail and to the release of certain defendants on a bail bond or personal bond.
Bill History: 03-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 3992   Hefner, Cole Relating to court costs imposed on conviction and deposited to the courthouse security fund or the municipal court building security fund.
Bill History: 03-21-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 3996   Burrows, Dustin Relating to liability of certain political subdivisions in certain workers’ compensation actions.
Bill History: 04-09-19 H Committee action pending House Business and Industry

HB 4022   Dominguez, Alex (F) Relating to the compensation of an assistant county auditor.
Bill History: 05-08-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House County Affairs

HB 4023   Dominguez, Alex (F) Relating to the imposition of a supplemental court security fee on conviction of certain criminal offenses.
Bill History: 04-15-19 H Committee action pending House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

HB 4132   Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to maintenance and production of electronic public information under the public information law.
Bill History: 05-14-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Business and Commerce

HB 4152   Nevarez, Poncho Relating to use of hotel occupancy tax by certain counties.
Bill History: 05-09-19 S Received in the Senate

HB 4161   Middleton, Mayes (F) Relating to authorization for the creation of a county ethics commission in any county.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House County Affairs

HB 4214   Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to matters concerning governmental entities, including cybersecurity, governmental efficiencies, information resources, and emergency planning.
Bill History: 05-02-19 S Received in the Senate

HB 4248   Kuempel, John
Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to specifications for legal papers filed with a county clerk.
Bill History: 05-22-19 S Withdrawn from the Local Calendar

HB 4281   Israel, Celia Relating to a county motor fuels tax in certain counties for mobility improvement projects.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4305   Phelan, Dade Relating to the use of hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain counties.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4308   Walle, Armando Relating to conditions of employment for an employee of certain sheriff's or constable's departments.
Bill History: 04-12-19 H Committee action pending House County Affairs

HB 4326   Martinez, Armando Relating to imposing a local fee on the sale or lease of a new luxury motor vehicle in certain areas.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HB 4337   Bohac, Dwayne Relating to positions designated as exempt from sheriff's department civil service systems in certain counties.
Bill History: 05-13-19 H Recommended for Local and Consent Calendar

HB 4339   Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the authority of certain counties to use an alternate work period for county peace officers.
Bill History: 04-28-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House County Affairs

HB 4390   Capriglione, Giovanni
Nelson, Jane
Relating to the privacy of personal identifying information.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

HB 4408   Middleton, Mayes (F) Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to issue public securities for certain purposes.
Bill History: 05-02-19 H Committee action pending House Pensions/Investments/Financial Services

HB 4411   Middleton, Mayes (F) Relating to the functions of and membership on nonprofit statewide associations of counties.
Bill History: 03-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House County Affairs

HB 4417   Middleton, Mayes (F) Relating to the hours of work of county employees.
Bill History: 04-22-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House County Affairs

HB 4431   Herrero, Abel Relating to clarifying the liability of certain financial institutions that offer remote deposit capture.
Bill History: 03-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Pensions/Investments/Financial Servi

HB 4452   Bonnen, Greg Relating to the authority of the legislature to vest the power to invest and manage certain public funds in certain officers, boards, and entities.
Bill History: 04-11-19 H Committee action pending House Pensions/Investments/Financial Services

HB 4474   Moody, Joe Relating to the creation and preservation of certain records of criminal proceedings.
Bill History: 03-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Criminal Jurisprudence

HB 4555   Turner, Chris Relating to the minimum wage and overtime pay for employees.
Bill History: 03-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House International Relations/Economic Dev

HB 4606   White, James Relating to youth diversion programs for children accused of certain fine-only offenses and related criminal justice matters.
Bill History: 05-14-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Criminal Justice

HB 4625   Swanson, Valoree Relating to abolishing certain county boards of education, boards of county school trustees, and offices of county school superintendent.
Bill History: 03-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Public Education

HJR 13   White, James Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to allocate a portion of oil and gas production tax revenue to the counties from which the oil and gas originated.
Bill History: 04-17-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HJR 28   Bohac, Dwayne Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Committee action pending House Ways and Means

HJR 30   Burns, DeWayne Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict the power of the legislature to mandate requirements on a municipality or county.
Bill History: 02-12-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HJR 51   Metcalf, Will Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 02-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 83   Martinez, Armando Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the state or a municipality or county to donate certain property to the United States to promote border crossing security.
Bill History: 04-11-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House International Relations/Economic Dev

HJR 86   Toth, Steve Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit governmental entities from spending public money on legislative lobbying.
Bill History: 03-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House State Affairs

HJR 90   Rosenthal, Jon (F) Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to limit the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by the political subdivision.
Bill History: 03-11-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 122   Burns, DeWayne Proposing a constitutional amendment to require the legislature to provide for the reimbursement of certain political subdivisions for the implementation of laws.
Bill History: 04-08-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

HJR 134   Gutierrez, Roland Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to set a lower limit on the maximum appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 03-25-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House Ways and Means

HJR 143   Bonnen, Greg Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to vest the power to invest and manage certain public funds in certain officers, boards, and entities.
Bill History: 04-29-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate State Affairs

HJR 147   Wilson, Terry Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish the office of county treasurer of Milam County.
Bill History: 03-26-19 H Introduced and referred to committee on House County Affairs

SB 2   Bettencourt, Paul
Burrows, Dustin
Relating to ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 06-12-19 G Effective January 1, 2020, except section 92 effective
September 1, 2019, and multiple sections effective
September 1, 2020 and January 1, 2021. See history notes

SB 13   Creighton, Brandon Relating to the ethics of public officials, including restrictions relating to lobbying and the personal financial statements of public officials.
Bill History: 05-13-19 H Committee action pending House State Affairs

SB 15   Creighton, Brandon Relating to the regulation by a municipality or county of certain employment benefits and policies.
Bill History: 04-08-19 S Placed on the Senate Calendar for

SB 29   Hall, Bob
Middleton, Mayes (F)
Relating to expenditures for lobbying activities made by certain entities.
Bill History: 05-20-19 H Failed to pass to third reading (Vote: N: 85/Y: 58)

SB 39   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the consolidation and allocation of state civil court costs.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 40   Zaffirini, Judith
Leach, Jeff
Relating to locations, terms, sessions, and procedures for conducting court proceedings.
Bill History: 06-07-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 45   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the expression of breast milk in the Capitol and other public buildings.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 46   Zaffirini, Judith
Zwiener, Erin (F)
Relating to the prohibition against sexual harassment in the workplace.
Bill History: 05-21-19 H Set on the House Calendar

SB 47   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the establishment of a task force on ensuring an appropriate care setting for a person with a disability.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Health and Human Services

SB 48   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the service retirement annuity for certain members of the Judicial Retirement System of Texas Plan Two who resume service.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 49   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the availability on the Internet of reports of political contributions and expenditures filed in connection with certain county judicial offices.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 50   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to an exemption from the motor vehicle sales and use tax for certain military servicemembers serving on active duty.
Bill History: 04-24-19 S Committee action pending Senate Finance

SB 60   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the enforcement of regulations governing cemetery organizations, cemetery corporations, cemeteries, and crematories.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 62   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the creation and duties of the unfunded mandates interagency work group.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 82   Hall, Bob Relating to expenditures for lobbying activities made by a recipient of state funds.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 84   Hall, Bob Relating to the right of public officers to information of certain governmental entities.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 90   Menendez, Jose Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of medical cannabis for medical use by qualifying patients with certain debilitating medical conditions.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Health and Human Services

SB 98   Menendez, Jose Relating to the eligibility of a relative or other designated caregiver of a foster child for monetary assistance.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Health and Human Services

SB 99   Menendez, Jose Relating to the ability of certain relative caretakers of dependent children to receive supplemental financial assistance and be assigned as protective payees for financial assistance payments.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Health and Human Services

SB 100   Menendez, Jose Relating to the appointment of foster parents and other qualified persons to serve as educational decision-makers for certain children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Health and Human Services

SB 113   Menendez, Jose Relating to minimum wage.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Natural Resources and Economic Deve

SB 124   West, Royce
Sherman, Carl (F)
Relating to the authority of a county to require electronic bids or proposals for competitive bidding.
Bill History: 05-27-19 G Vetoed by the Governor

SB 126   West, Royce Relating to the establishment of one or more supplemental county civil service commissions in certain counties.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 135   Nichols, Robert Relating to the eligibility of land used as an ecological laboratory for appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land.
Bill History: 02-26-19 S Committee action pending Senate Property Tax

SB 156   Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the civil and criminal penalties for possession of certain small amounts of marihuana and an exception to prosecution for possession of associated drug paraphernalia.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 171   Perry, Charles Relating to the amount of the fee paid by a defendant for a peace officer's services in executing or processing an arrest warrant, capias, or capias pro fine.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 186   Miles, Borris Relating to the maximum permitted rate of interest, sum of fees, and other amounts due during a natural disaster declaration.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 192   Perry, Charles
Murr, Andrew
Relating to the transfer of certain probate proceedings to the county in which the executor or administrator of a decedent's estate resides.
Bill History: 05-02-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

SB 216   Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the requirement that a veterans county service office report to the commissioners court or the county's chief administrator.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Veteran Affairs and Border Security

SB 219   Rodriguez, Jose Relating to certain fees of and costs incurred by sheriffs and constables.
Bill History: 02-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 248   Seliger, Kel Relating to investment training requirements for school district and municipal financial officers.
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Intergovernmental Relations

SB 283   Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the applicability of the law governing the provision of state aid to certain local governments disproportionately affected by the granting of ad valorem tax relief to disabled veterans.
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 323   Huffman, Joan
Klick, Stephanie
Relating to the review of ballot proposition language for certain political subdivision elections.
Bill History: 05-14-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Elections

SB 325   Huffman, Joan
Landgraf, Brooks
Relating to establishing a protective order registry and the duties of courts in regard to the registry.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 337   West, Royce Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to regulate construction and renovation of structures owned by certain counties.
Bill History: 03-13-19 S Recommended for Local/Uncontested Calendar

SB 346   Zaffirini, Judith
Leach, Jeff
Relating to the consolidation and allocation of state criminal court costs.
Bill History: 01-01-20 G Earliest effective date

SB 354 (4) Lucio, Eddie
Guillen, Ryan
Relating to authority of certain officers of certain counties to disburse or direct payment of county funds for salaries or expenses.
Bill History: 05-31-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 366   Watson, Kirk Relating to the content of detailed reports filed by lobbyists and to monetary limits on expenditures by lobbyists.
Bill History: 04-01-19 H Referred to House Committee on House State Affairs

SB 367   Watson, Kirk Relating to the prohibition on lobbying by certain elected officers.
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 409   Hughes, Bryan Relating to the creation, purpose, implementation, and funding of the Country Park Beautification and Improvement Program.
Bill History: 01-28-19 S Reported favorably from committee on Senate Committee on Administration

SB 446   West, Royce Relating to requiring a public employer to give notice to new employees of the ability of certain employees to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.
Bill History: 05-06-19 H Vote failed in committee on House State Affairs

SB 448   Watson, Kirk Relating to certain claims against the administrator of employment benefits for the employees of a political subdivision.
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 462   Campbell, Donna Relating to ballot propositions authorizing certain political subdivisions to issue debt obligations.
Bill History: 05-09-19 H Committee action pending House Pensions/Investments/Financial Services

SB 465   Campbell, Donna Relating to a public database maintained by the comptroller of information about certain political subdivisions.
Bill History: 02-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Intergovernmental Relations

SB 491   Creighton, Brandon Relating to certain government contracts with companies that boycott Israel.
Bill History: 04-09-19 S Committee action pending Senate Business and Commerce

SB 494   Huffman, Joan
Walle, Armando
Relating to certain procedures applicable to meetings under the open meetings law and the disclosure of public information under the public information law in the event of an emergency, urgent public necessity, or catastrophic eve
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 547   Watson, Kirk Relating to the period for which certain property acquired by a charitable organization to provide low-income housing may be exempted from ad valorem taxation.
Bill History: 02-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

SB 557   Kolkhorst, Lois
Moody, Joe
Relating to use of the electronic funds transfer system operated by the comptroller.
Bill History: 06-02-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 577   Hall, Bob Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program and the amount and allocation of state traffic fine funds.
Bill History: 02-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Transportation

SB 610   Nichols, Robert Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Medical Board; authorizing a fee.
Bill History: 02-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Health and Human Services

SB 614   Nichols, Robert
Lambert, Stan
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Finance Commission of Texas, the Texas Department of Banking, and the Department of Savings and Mortgage Lending.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 618   Hall, Bob Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 628   Whitmire, John Relating to bail proceedings and related duties of a magistrate in a criminal case.
Bill History: 03-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 648   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to clarifying the law regarding local government prohibitions or restrictions on the sale or use of a container or package.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 652   Campbell, Donna Relating to procedures and requirements for the issuance of certificates of obligation.
Bill History: 05-17-19 H Voted favorably from committee on House Pensions/Investments/Financial Services

SB 658   Zaffirini, Judith
Clardy, Travis
Relating to making permanent the former temporary increases in records archive fees and records management and preservation fees charged by district and county clerks.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 665   Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the authority of coastal counties to adopt certain rules for island parks, beach parks, and public beaches; creating a criminal offense.
Bill History: 04-01-19 S Committee action pending Senate Water and Rural Affairs

SB 681   Alvarado, Carol (F) Relating to the criteria to determine compensation and conditions of employment of firefighters and police officers of certain political subdivisions.
Bill History: 04-15-19 S Committee action pending Senate Intergovernmental Relations

SB 702   Bettencourt, Paul
Harless, Sam (F)
Relating to the authorization and reporting of expenditures for lobbying activities by certain political subdivisions and other public entities.
Bill History: 05-15-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House State Affairs

SB 703   Bettencourt, Paul Relating to the reporting by local governmental entities of expenditures for lobbying.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 710   Creighton, Brandon
Toth, Steve
Relating to authorization for the creation of a county ethics commission in any county.
Bill History: 05-21-19 H Set on the House Calendar

SB 726   Zaffirini, Judith
Lambert, Stan
Relating to investments by state banks to promote community development.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 733   Perry, Charles
Cyrier, John
Relating to the authorization of a fee for participation in the Managed Lands Deer Program.
Bill History: 06-04-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 762   Campbell, Donna Relating to wages and employment benefits.
Bill History: 04-12-19 S Removed from hearing 04/15/19 Senate State Affairs

SB 777   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to local government prohibitions or restrictions on the sale or use of a container or package.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 788   Johnson, Nathan (F) Relating to the preference given by state and local governmental entities to agricultural products produced or grown in this state.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Agriculture

SB 808   Nichols, Robert
Clardy, Travis
Relating to the construction manager-at-risk method of contracting for governmental construction projects.
Bill History: 05-18-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House State Affairs

SB 815   Rodriguez, Jose
Moody, Joe
Relating to the creation and preservation of certain records of criminal proceedings.
Bill History: 06-15-19 G Vetoed by the Governor

SB 826   Hancock, Kelly Relating to rural and opportunity funds and insurance tax credits for certain investments in those funds.
Bill History: 03-19-19 S Committee action pending Senate Business and Commerce

SB 849   Fallon, Pat (F)
Parker, Tan
Relating to requirements for new or increased municipal fees.
Bill History: 05-09-19 H Reported favorably from committee on House Urban Affairs

SB 860   Paxton, Angela (F) Relating to the creation of a regulatory sandbox program administered by the attorney general for certain financial products and services.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 875   Campbell, Donna Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to adopt or enforce certain regulations regarding whether a private employer may obtain or consider an employment applicant's or employee's criminal history record.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 906   Hughes, Bryan Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public money for lobbying activities.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 910   Hughes, Bryan Relating to the salary of judges in certain statutory county courts.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 915   Birdwell, Brian Relating to ballot language requirements for a proposition seeking voter approval for the issuance of bonds.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Property Tax

SB 918   Huffman, Joan Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program and the amount and allocation of state traffic fine funds.
Bill History: 04-11-19 S Committee action pending Senate Finance

SB 920   West, Royce Relating to establishing an intergovernmental development corporation in certain counties to foster minority- or women-owned construction businesses.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 922   West, Royce Relating to the procurement of interior design services by a governmental entity.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 943   Watson, Kirk
Capriglione, Giovanni
Relating to the disclosure of certain contracting information under the public information law.
Bill History: 01-01-20 G Earliest effective date

SB 944   Watson, Kirk
Capriglione, Giovanni
Relating to the public information law.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 963   Alvarado, Carol (F) Relating to county contracts for emergency management consulting services.
Bill History: 03-01-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 985   Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to restrictions under disaster remediation contracts.
Bill History: 04-30-19 S Recommended for Local/Uncontested Calendar

SB 986   Kolkhorst, Lois
Phelan, Dade
Relating to contract management standards and information for contracts related to emergency management.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 1026   Bettencourt, Paul Relating to a proposition to approve the issuance of bonds or other debt.
Bill History: 04-02-19 S Committee action pending Senate Property Tax

SB 1051   Hughes, Bryan Relating to the capture and retention of certain biometric identifiers by certain governmental entities.
Bill History: 03-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 1078   Watson, Kirk Relating to authorizing an optional county fee on vehicle registration in certain counties to be used for transportation projects.
Bill History: 03-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Transportation

SB 1080   Watson, Kirk Relating to a county motor fuels tax in certain counties for mobility improvement projects.
Bill History: 03-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 1138   Watson, Kirk
Wray, John
Relating to the management of certain state and local funds, investments, and obligations.
Bill History: 06-10-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 1150   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to reimbursing a commissioners court for the reasonable cost of transporting a body for the purpose of an autopsy.
Bill History: 03-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 1180   Menendez, Jose
Lopez, Ray (F)
Relating to certain procedures applicable to veterans who participate in veterans treatment court programs and to a court cost imposed on conviction to benefit those programs.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 1293   Zaffirini, Judith
Hinojosa, Gina
Relating to the authority of the commissioners court of a county to employ attorneys as mental health public defenders.
Bill History: 05-08-19 H Reported from committee as substituted House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence

SB 1317   Johnson, Nathan (F) Relating to maintenance and production of electronic public information under the public information law.
Bill History: 03-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 1319   Birdwell, Brian
Murphy, Jim
Relating to an annual report submitted to the comptroller by a county that imposes certain hotel occupancy taxes.
Bill History: 06-15-19 G Vetoed by the Governor

SB 1340   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the required earnings statement provided by employers.
Bill History: 03-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Natural Resources and Economic Deve

SB 1474   Lucio, Eddie
Murphy, Jim
Relating to private activity bonds allocated for affordable housing.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 1485   Hinojosa, Chuy Relating to the payment of wages by an employer through a payroll card account.
Bill History: 04-11-19 S Committee action pending Senate Natural Resources and Economic Develop

SB 1526   Watson, Kirk Relating to a county sales and use tax in certain counties for transportation improvement projects.
Bill History: 03-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 1640   Watson, Kirk
Phelan, Dade
Relating to changing the criminal offense of conspiracy to circumvent the open meetings law.
Bill History: 06-10-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 1650   Powell, Beverly (F) Relating to employee-owned companies.
Bill History: 03-14-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 1720   Lucio, Eddie
Leman, Ben
Relating to the threshold contract amount at which a county is required to engage in a competitive purchasing procedure for certain purchases.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 1721   Lucio, Eddie Relating to the creation of regional transit authorities.
Bill History: 04-10-19 S Committee action pending Senate Transportation

SB 1763   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to surety bonds for deputy clerks and other employees of county and district clerks.
Bill History: 04-26-19 S Withdrawn from the Local Calendar

SB 1792   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the maintenance of information entered into a fee record.
Bill History: 04-08-19 S Recommended for Local/Uncontested Calendar

SB 1793   Zaffirini, Judith
Longoria, Oscar
Relating to purchasing and contracting by governmental entities.
Bill History: 06-15-19 G Vetoed by the Governor

SB 1816   Whitmire, John Relating to the regulation of solicitations of private security companies by political subdivisions.
Bill History: 03-18-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SB 1823   Campbell, Donna
Murphy, Jim
Relating to the regulation of state banks, state trust companies, and third-party service providers of state banks and state trust companies.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 1826   Menendez, Jose Relating to requiring certain employers to provide paid sick leave to employees.
Bill History: 03-18-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 1829   Alvarado, Carol (F) Relating to application requirements for low income housing tax credits for developments financed through the private activity bond program.
Bill History: 03-18-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Intergovernmental Relations

SB 1840 (3) Hinojosa, Chuy
Murr, Andrew
Relating to the assistance and technology fund and use of money in the fund.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 1900   Fallon, Pat (F) Relating to the carrying of handguns by license holders on property owned or leased by a governmental entity.
Bill History: 03-18-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 2095   Hughes, Bryan Relating to the regulation of game rooms in certain counties.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Intergovernmental Relations

SB 2098   Birdwell, Brian Relating to the regulation of game rooms in certain counties.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Intergovernmental Relations

SB 2128   Creighton, Brandon
Parker, Tan
Relating to the recording by a county clerk of certain documents concerning real or personal property.
Bill History: 09-01-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 2184   Rodriguez, Jose Relating to authorizing an increase in an optional county fee on vehicle registration in certain counties.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Transportation

SB 2188   Whitmire, John Relating to community supervision.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 2208   Nichols, Robert
Phelan, Dade
Relating to the use of hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain counties.
Bill History: 06-04-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 2215   Perry, Charles
Lambert, Stan
Relating to the 1st Multicounty Court at Law.
Bill History: 06-10-19 G Earliest effective date

SB 2216   Perry, Charles Relating to the reimbursement to a county for the costs of confining a person arrested under an out-of-county warrant.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 2242   Whitmire, John Relating to youth diversion programs for children accused of certain fine-only offenses and related criminal justice matters.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 2273   Hinojosa, Chuy Relating to an optional county fee on vehicle registration in certain counties to be used for transportation projects.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Transportation

SB 2294   Powell, Beverly (F) Relating to a minimum wage and monthly stipend for municipal and county peace officers.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Finance

SB 2311   Bettencourt, Paul Relating to abolishing certain county boards of education, boards of county school trustees, and offices of county school superintendent.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Education

SB 2313   Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the authority of certain counties to use an alternate work period for county peace officers.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Criminal Justice

SB 2318   Campbell, Donna Relating to the authority of a county to require a person to obtain a building permit from the county for certain portable structures.
Bill History: 05-07-19 H Referred to House Committee on House County Affairs

SB 2320   Creighton, Brandon Relating to authorizing county commissioners who hold a license to carry a handgun to carry the handgun on the premises of a government court or an office utilized by a court.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 2329   Creighton, Brandon Relating to the authorization of expenditures for lobbying activities by certain political subdivisions and other public entities.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 2353 (3) Hall, Bob Relating to the creation of a fund to assist local governments with the acquisition of voting system equipment.
Bill History: 05-06-19 S Placed on the Senate Calendar for

SB 2357   Lucio, Eddie Relating to issues affecting counties and other political subdivisions of the state.
Bill History: 05-19-19 S Placed on the Senate Calendar for

SB 2374   Hughes, Bryan Relating to immunity from liability of a court clerk and county for the disclosure or release of certain court documents and information contained in the court documents.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate State Affairs

SB 2434   Menendez, Jose Relating to authorizing an increase in an optimal county fee on vehicle registration in certain counties.
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Transportation

SJR 10   Buckingham, Dawn Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict the power of the legislature to mandate requirements on a municipality or county.
Bill History: 02-07-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Business and Commerce

SJR 66   Hinojosa, Chuy Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the state or a municipality or county to donate certain property to the United States to promote border crossing security or international bridge trade corridors, to issue public
Bill History: 03-21-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Veteran Affairs and Border Security


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