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Legislation authored by Jim Murphy

Includes legislation with Jim Murphy as the primary author for the 80th through 87th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

86th Regular Session
HB 360 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the extension of the expiration date of the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act.
HB 388 Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools.
HB 424 Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to the residence address of a person for purposes of a response to a confirmation notice sent by the voter registrar.
HB 440 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to general obligation bonds issued by political subdivisions.
HB 477 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the notice required before the issuance of certain debt obligations by political subdivisions.
HB 537 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to traffic engineering studies on photographic traffic signal enforcement systems.
HB 538 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the provision of alarm system services by certain municipalities.
HB 614 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the additional tax imposed on land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural, open-space, or timber land if the land is sold or diverted to a different use.
HB 889 Last Action: Referred to Environmental Regulation
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the light-duty motor vehicle purchase or lease incentive program.
HB 1148 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the rate at which interest accrues in connection with the deferral or abatement of the collection of ad valorem taxes on certain residence homesteads.
HB 1254 Last Action: Effective on 1/1/20
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of land secured by a home equity loan to be designated for agricultural use for ad valorem tax purposes.
HB 1612 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas to invest in certain hedge funds.
HB 1729 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the amount of the discount allowed for prepayment of sales and use taxes.
HB 1766 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the consideration of employee compensation and benefits in establishing the rates of electric utilities.
HB 1767 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the consideration of employee compensation and benefits in establishing the rates of gas utilities.
HB 1768 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the consideration of employee compensation and benefits in establishing the rates of electric and gas utilities.
HB 1887 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the evaluation and reporting of investment practices and performance of certain public retirement systems.
HB 1917 Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the creation of the disaster response loan fund and the permissible uses of that fund; making an appropriation; authorizing a fee.
HB 1918 Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to the discharge of mechanic's, contractor's, and materialman's liens.
HB 2064 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to recovery of the funds of an estate delivered to the comptroller.
HB 2129 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the extension of the expiration of certain parts of the Texas Economic Development Act.
HB 2173 Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the regulation of state banks, state trust companies, and third-party service providers of state banks and state trust companies.
HB 2239 Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Caption: Relating to the presence of a minor on the premises of a sexually oriented business that is permitted or licensed under the Alcoholic Beverage Code; creating a criminal offense.
HB 2240 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the payment of wages by an employer through a payroll card account.
HB 2759 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the decrease of the rates of the franchise tax under certain circumstances and the expiration of that tax.
HB 3082 Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to investigating and prosecuting the criminal offense of operating an unmanned aircraft over or near certain facilities.
HB 3108 Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to the cancellation of certain homeowners insurance policies.
HB 3109 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain entities' access to information in criminal justice information databases.
HB 3143 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act.
HB 3243 Last Action: Referred to Property Tax
Caption: Relating to the payment of certain ad valorem tax refunds.
HB 3520 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the calculation of the penalty for filing a late application for certain ad valorem tax exemptions and allocations.
HB 3522 Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to assignment of certain death benefits payable by the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
HB 3615 Last Action: Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
Caption: Relating to a task force to expedite permitting and funding following certain disasters.
HB 3839 Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to requiring notices of property located in floodplains, flood pools, or reservoirs to be provided by sellers of real property and on subdivision plats.
HB 4198 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the exclusion from total revenue of certain payments made by a performing rights society for purposes of computing the franchise tax.
HB 4258 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to review and approval by the attorney general of certain bonds financing an educational facility for certain charter schools.
HB 4300 Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to a settlement for the payment of certain medical benefits under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act.
HB 4372 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to youth camp abuse complaints and compliance orders.
HB 4388 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the management of the permanent school fund by the School Land Board and the State Board of Education and a study regarding distributions from the permanent school fund to the available school fund.
HB 4528 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the ad valorem taxation of a leasehold or other possessory interest in certain property owned by a municipality.
HB 4583 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the board of trustees of an independent school district and the election of trustees of certain school districts.
HJR 31 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational functions.
HJR 75 Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the use of state funds to pay for the obligations of a local public retirement system.
HR 65 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming Mayor James Collins of the City and County of Limerick, Ireland, to the Texas Capitol on January 16, 2019.
85th Regular Session
HB 382 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools.
HB 383 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to enhancing the penalties for certain repeat and habitual offenders.
HB 384 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to documentation of proof of identification for voting.
HB 385 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the elimination of certain formula funding and dropped course restrictions for students enrolled in accelerated, affordable baccalaureate programs at public institutions of higher education.
HB 386 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: 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.
HB 387 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of general-law municipalities to restrict sex offenders from child safety zones in the municipality.
HB 388 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the phaseout and repeal of the franchise tax; lowering the rates of the tax.
HB 389 Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to the residence address of a person for purposes of a response to a confirmation notice sent by the voter registrar.
HB 467 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the guarantee of school district and charter district bonds by the permanent school fund.
HB 561 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the operation of certain vehicles used for package delivery; authorizing a fee.
HB 801 Last Action: Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the additional ad valorem taxes imposed as a result of certain changes in the use of open-space land appraised as agricultural land.
HB 802 Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to a requirement that online admission application forms for public institutions of higher education include a link to certain postsecondary education and career opportunity information.
HB 1059 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the effective date of certain actions taken by the commissioner of education against school districts that exceed the equalized wealth level and to reattachment of property detached from a school district by the commissioner of education to achieve the equalized wealth level.
HB 1078 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of burglary of a vehicle; increasing a criminal penalty.
HB 1424 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the operation of an unmanned aircraft over certain facilities or sports venues; creating a criminal offense.
HB 1502 Last Action: Referred to Pensions
Caption: Relating to certain local public retirement systems.
HB 1585 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to including student input before the adoption of a major curriculum initiative by a school district.
HB 1674 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act.
HB 1786 Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the rate of interest on certain tax refunds.
HB 1944 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to captive insurance companies.
HB 1964 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority and liability of owners and managers of apartment houses, manufactured home rental communities, condominiums, and multiple use facilities in charging tenants for submetered and nonsubmetered master metered water and wastewater services.
HB 2227 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the authority of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district to correct an ad valorem tax appraisal roll.
HB 2228 Last Action: Effective on 1/1/18
Caption: Relating to deadlines for performing various functions in connection with the ad valorem tax system.
HB 2235 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to accounting principles applicable to pension and other postemployment benefit expenses for electric utilities.
HB 2236 Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the rate at which interest accrues in connection with the deferral or abatement of the collection of ad valorem taxes on certain residence homesteads.
HB 2314 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to liability for interest if land appraised for ad valorem tax purposes as agricultural or open-space land is sold or diverted to a different use.
HB 2689 Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to wage surveys for the determination of prevailing wage rates for certain contracts for public works.
HB 3086 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act.
HB 3335 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the notice required before the issuance of certain debt obligations by political subdivisions.
HB 3336 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to general obligation bonds issued by political subdivisions.
HB 3557 Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the system for protesting or appealing certain ad valorem tax determinations.
HB 3992 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a franchise tax exemption for certain cooperatives with a member that has farmer-fruit grower members.
HB 4051 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the notice requirements for bills proposing the creation of or annexation of land to certain special purpose districts.
HB 4052 Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the exemption of certain services performed by certain employees from the sales and use tax.
HB 4054 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the application of sales and use taxes to certain food items.
HB 4055 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for entities that employ certain students in certain paid internship or similar programs.
HCR 141 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing the Texas Facilities Commission to rename the State Insurance Building in the Capitol Complex in honor of former president George H. W. Bush.
HJR 34 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational functions.
HR 361 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 16, 2017, as Greater Houston Day at the State Capitol.
HR 751 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming Irish minister Pat Breen to the Texas House of Representatives and celebrating the Texan-Irish relationship.
HR 802 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating St. Patrick's Day and honoring the contributions that individuals of Irish descent have made to the State of Texas.
HR 1198 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating James and Leeshan Chuang Birney for their business success and commending them for their community service efforts in the Houston area.
HR 1210 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Benjamin Vojtech Bohac of Houston.
HR 2275 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Barbara Dunn Kuhl of Houston.
85th 1st Called Session
HB 108 Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the rate at which interest accrues in connection with the deferral or abatement of the collection of ad valorem taxes on certain residence homesteads.
HB 110 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the notice required before the issuance of certain debt obligations by political subdivisions.
HB 111 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to general obligation bonds issued by political subdivisions.
HB 215 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to reporting and certification requirements by certain physicians regarding certain abortions.
84th Regular Session
HB 35 Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the amount of the discount allowed for prepayment of sales and use taxes.
HB 191 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to enhancing the penalties for certain repeat and habitual misdemeanor offenders.
HB 193 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the phaseout and repeal of the franchise tax; lowering the rates of the tax.
HB 931 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to an individual's eligibility to receive unemployment compensation benefits on the individual's waiting period claim.
HB 932 Last Action: Referred to Government Transparency & Operation
Caption: Relating to the evaluation and ranking of similar offers submitted to a governmental entity for certain construction-related contracts.
HB 936 Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the operation of a neighborhood electric vehicle.
HB 1096 Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the residence address of a person for purposes of a response to a confirmation notice sent by the registrar.
HB 1103 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to space utilization and online enrollment requirements for the issuance of revenue bonds by certain public institutions of higher education.
HB 1250 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: 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.
HB 1276 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools.
HB 1481 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the operation of an unmanned aircraft over certain facilities; creating a criminal offense.
HB 1502 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the elimination of certain formula funding and dropped course restrictions for students enrolled in accelerated, affordable baccalaureate programs at public institutions of higher education.
HB 1647 Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to voter information provided by political subdivisions before an election to authorize the issuance of bonds.
HB 1872 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of general-law municipalities to restrict sex offenders from child safety zones in the municipality.
HB 2113 Last Action: Referred to Administration
Caption: Relating to the taxation of fireworks.
HB 2114 Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the inheritance tax.
HB 2170 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to enhancing the penalties for certain repeat and habitual misdemeanor offenders.
HB 2365 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the requirements for employment positions provided through the Texas college work-study program.
HB 2480 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the contents of a notice of appraised value sent to a property owner by the chief appraiser of an appraisal district.
HB 2608 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to municipal control of certain public retirement systems established for the benefit of municipal employees.
HB 2776 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to certain premium discounts and rating programs for certain residential property insurance policies.
HB 2826 Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain property located in multiple school districts for a limitation on appraised value for school district maintenance and operations ad valorem tax purposes under the Texas Economic Development Act.
HB 2910 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for certain equipment used for mineral exploration and production.
HB 3018 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the guarantee of charter district bonds by the permanent school fund.
HB 3075 Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to notice of punitive and exemplary damages coverage in certain insurance policies or contracts; adding a provision that may be subject to a criminal penalty.
HB 3103 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the registration and operation of golf carts and utility vehicles; authorizing a fee; amending and adding provisions subject to a general criminal penalty.
HB 3654 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the fiscal transparency of political subdivisions.
HB 4074 Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the presentation of evidence in appraisal review board hearings on protests.
HJR 85 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational functions.
HR 220 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Robert K. "Bob" Murphy of Houston on his 85th birthday.
HR 525 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Michael Talbott on being named the 2015 Houston Engineer of the Year.
HR 820 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating St. Patrick's Day and honoring the contributions that individuals of Irish descent have made to the State of Texas.
HR 1733 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of St. Francis de Sales Catholic School in Houston.
HR 2924 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Mosquito Control Division of the Harris County Public Health and Environmental Services.
83rd Regular Session
HB 200 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to liability of certain electric utilities that allow certain uses of land that the electric utility owns, occupies, or leases.
HB 258 Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to liability of certain public utilities that allow certain uses of land that the public utility owns, occupies, or leases.
HB 509 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the phaseout and repeal of the franchise tax; lowering the rates of the taxes.
HB 510 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the computation of the franchise tax by taxable entities that rent or lease certain equipment and other items.
HB 511 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the registration of token trailers.
HB 711 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the computation of an electric utility's income taxes.
HB 712 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the responsibility for keeping fire-fighting equipment furnished to a volunteer fire department by a county in good working order.
HB 734 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to enhancing the penalties for certain repeat and habitual misdemeanor offenders.
HB 800 Last Action: Effective on 1/1/14
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption and a franchise tax credit related to certain research and development activities.
HB 884 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the disposition of abandoned or unclaimed property seized at the time of certain arrests.
HB 885 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the guarantee of refinanced open-enrollment charter school bonds by the permanent school fund.
HB 963 Last Action: Referred directly to s/c on Manufacturing by chair
Caption: Relating to applicability of the Fair Practices of Equipment Manufacturers, Distributors, Wholesalers, and Dealers Act.
HB 964 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 529; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.
HB 965 Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to benefits provided to a household under the financial assistance and supplemental nutrition assistance programs following the removal of a child from the household.
HB 966 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the residence address of a person for purposes of registration under the Election Code.
HB 1099 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the filing deadline for candidates for nomination by a political party.
HB 1218 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 536; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 1219 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to removal of the parental approval requirement for a student's participation in a bilingual education program.
HB 1320 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the discount for prepayment of sales and use taxes.
HB 1321 Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to election procedures for the authorization of certain debt by political subdivisions.
HB 1398 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the definition of and required disclosures on political advertising.
HB 1629 Last Action: Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
Caption: Relating to information prepared by the Texas Education Agency for public school students regarding institutions of higher education in this state.
HB 1630 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the temporary exemption of certain tangible personal property related to data centers from the sales and use tax.
HB 1981 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the exclusion of certain amounts from the total revenue of a taxable entity that is a motor carrier for purposes of the franchise tax.
HB 1982 Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the enterprise zone program.
HB 1983 Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the fiscal transparency of certain entities responsible for public money.
HB 1984 Last Action: Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
Caption: Relating to enterprise project half designations under the enterprise zone program.
HB 2061 Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to a tax credit for investment in certain communities; imposing a monetary penalty; authorizing a fee.
HB 2192 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to binding arbitration of an appraisal review board order determining a protest of an unequal appraisal of the owner's property.
HB 2214 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 532; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 2215 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 533; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 2216 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 534; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 2431 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to public high school graduation, including curriculum requirements for graduation.
HB 2432 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to benefits from and administration of certain public retirement systems; providing civil penalties.
HB 2467 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the Texas Economic Development Act; authorizing a fee.
HB 3561 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the proceedings of certain municipal courts held in the corporate limits of a contiguous incorporated municipality.
HB 3562 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to premium discounts for certain insurance policies.
HB 3563 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to an individual's eligibility to receive unemployment compensation benefits on the individual's waiting period claim.
HB 3564 Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to certain requirements for political parties holding conventions.
HB 3565 Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain early voting ballots voted by mail to be counted.
HJR 51 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment denying bail to certain persons who are unlawfully present in the United States and are taken into custody for committing a felony.
HJR 55 Last Action: Referred to Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select
Caption: Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention to propose an amendment to the United States Constitution to require the approval of a majority of the state legislatures before Congress may increase the federal debt.
HR 356 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating St. Patrick's Day and honoring the contributions that individuals of Irish descent have made to the State of Texas.
HR 420 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 20, 2013, as Texas Manufacturers' Day.
HR 494 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Texas Apartment Association on the 50th anniversary of its founding.
HR 1701 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Jim McSpadden for serving as precinct chair of Precinct 727 in Harris County.
HR 1702 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Helen F. Bledsoe for serving as precinct chair of Precinct 626 in Harris County.
HR 1703 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring John E. Peterson for serving as precinct chair of Precinct 625 in Harris County.
HR 1704 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Kathaleen Wall for serving as precinct chair of Precinct 620 in Harris County.
HR 1705 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Michael Jay Morrison for serving as precinct chair of Precinct 559 in Harris County.
HR 1706 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Sam Mai for serving as precinct chair of Precinct 508 in Harris County.
HR 1707 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring S. H. "Shelly" Hillman for serving as precinct chair of Precinct 504 in Harris County.
HR 1708 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Marti Brownfield for serving as precinct chair of Precinct 493 in Harris County.
HR 1709 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Stuart Mayper for serving as precinct chair of Precinct 492 in Harris County.
HR 1710 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Chris Perkins for serving as precinct chair of Precinct 487 in Harris County.
HR 1711 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Mary K. Maxwell for serving as precinct chair of Precinct 483 in Harris County.
HR 1712 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Craig Hagedorn for serving as precinct chair of Precinct 438 in Harris County.
HR 1713 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Roman Klein for serving as precinct chair of Precinct 437 in Harris County.
HR 1714 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Warren Hayes Stevens for serving as precinct chair of Precinct 429 in Harris County.
HR 1715 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring David Dettling for serving as precinct chair of Precinct 395 in Harris County.
HR 1716 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Larry Pound for serving as precinct chair of Precinct 356 in Harris County.
HR 1717 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Bob Blackmer for serving as precinct chair of Precinct 338 in Harris County.
HR 1718 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Steve Dorman for serving as precinct chair of Precinct 130 in Harris County.
HR 1862 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Sarah Jane Jornayvaz and John Patrick Howell on their marriage.
HR 1958 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Robert Teas for his service as a legislative intern in the office of State Representative Jim Murphy.
HR 1959 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Sloan Braband for his service as a legislative intern in the office of Representative Jim Murphy.
HR 1960 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Avery Beach for her service as a legislative intern in the office of State Representative Jim Murphy.
HR 1961 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Ethan Caudillo for his service as a legislative assistant in the office of Representative Jim Murphy.
HR 1962 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Jason Briggs for his service as legislative director for Representative Jim Murphy.
HR 1963 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Sarah Aimad for her service as a legislative intern for Representative Jim Murphy.
HR 1964 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Kait Roth for her service as a legislative aide for Representative Jim Murphy.
HR 2242 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring chemical engineer Karl Lee Herzog on his retirement from ConocoPhillips.
HR 2341 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Joseph Slovacek of Houston on his appointment to the board of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles.
HR 2792 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Quorum Report on the 30th anniversary of its founding.
83rd 1st Called Session
HR 77 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Leo Edward Linbeck, Jr., of Houston.
82nd Regular Session
HB 14 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for unemployment benefits of a person receiving certain forms of remuneration.
HB 611 Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the provision of certain professional services by certain governmental entities.
HB 701 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the total revenue exemption for the franchise tax.
HB 845 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the computation of public high school grade point averages.
HB 966 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the consideration of pension and other postemployment benefits in establishing the rates of a gas utility.
HB 1062 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the exercise of the power of eminent domain by certain local governmental entities.
HB 1063 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to enhancing the penalties for certain repeat and habitual misdemeanor offenders.
HB 1268 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the computation of public high school grade point averages.
HB 1269 Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to the eligibility requirements of deputy voter registrars.
HB 1270 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to residency requirements for deputy voter registrars.
HB 1454 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the hotel occupancy tax on the price paid for a hotel room.
HB 1570 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to training for deputy voter registrars.
HB 1943 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to liability of certain public utilities that allow certain uses of land that the public utility owns, occupies, or leases.
HB 2167 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the definition of a postsecondary program in regard to non-baccalaureate career schools and colleges.
HB 2175 Last Action: Referred to Land & Resource Management
Caption: Relating to the review and comment procedure of certain regional planning commissions and metropolitan planning organizations.
HB 2179 Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to notice required upon nonrenewal of property/casualty insurance policies.
HB 2382 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to notice required upon nonrenewal of property and casualty insurance policies.
HB 2487 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the residence address of a person for purposes of registration under the Election Code.
HB 2580 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain investments by insurance companies and related organizations.
HB 2581 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the computation of a surplus credit for certain successor employing units.
HB 2582 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the partial tax exemption for certain beer.
HB 2645 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the exclusion of subcontracting payments made by a staff leasing services company in determining total revenue for purposes of the franchise tax.
HB 2826 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a certificate for a municipal setting designation.
HB 3373 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to state contribution to the cost of certain dependents' participation in the group benefits program for state employees and their dependents.
HB 3374 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the voluntary decertification of a certified capital company.
HB 3375 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to certain evidence in a prosecution of fraud or theft involving Medicaid or Medicare benefits and to certain criminal procedures involving offenses in general.
HJR 86 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment denying bail to certain persons who are unlawfully present in the United States and are taken into custody for committing a felony.
HR 535 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 19th anniversary of the Khojaly Massacre in Azerbaijan.
HR 786 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating St. Patrick's Day and honoring the contributions that individuals of Irish descent have made to the State of Texas.
HR 852 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Ann Woodroof on her receipt of the 2010 John E. Wolf Citizenship Cup Award from the Houston Association of REALTORS.
HR 853 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Ed Wolff on being named the 2010 REALTOR of the Year by the Houston Association of REALTORS.
HR 1131 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 12, 2011, as REALTOR Appreciation Day at the State Capitol.
HR 1349 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Paul Oliver Naut of Katy.
HR 1360 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Harmony School of Innovation in Houston for its achievements.
HR 1618 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Steve Dorman of Houston for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 130 in Harris County.
HR 1619 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Bob Blackmer of Houston for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 338 in Harris County.
HR 1620 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Larry Pound of Houston for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 356 in Harris County.
HR 1621 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Warren Stevens of Houston for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 429 in Harris County.
HR 1622 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Roman Klein of Houston for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 437 in Harris County.
HR 1623 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Craig Hagedorn of Houston for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 438 in Harris County.
HR 1624 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Mary Maxwell of Houston for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 483 in Harris County.
HR 1625 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Stephen Sherman of Houston for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 487 in Harris County.
HR 1626 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Stuart Mayper of Houston for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 492 in Harris County.
HR 1627 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Martha Brownfield of Houston for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 493 in Harris County.
HR 1628 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Ralph Fite of Houston for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 499 in Harris County.
HR 1629 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Shelley Hillman of Houston for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 504 in Harris County.
HR 1630 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Samuel Abraham Mai of Houston for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 508 in Harris County.
HR 1631 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Helen Bledsoe of Houston for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 626 in Harris County.
HR 1632 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Jim McSpadden of Houston for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 727 in Harris County.
HR 1633 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Jill Fury of Houston for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 765 in Harris County.
HR 1818 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 40th anniversary of Houston Community College.
80th Regular Session
HB 1067 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to subdivision replatting by certain municipalities.
HB 1407 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to certain swimming pools as public nuisances in the unincorporated areas of counties.
HB 1570 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the deposit of revenue collected from certain traffic penalties in the designated trauma facility and emergency medical services account.
HB 1857 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the identification and regulation of land located in a future transportation corridor of a county.
HB 1858 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the computation of public high school grade point averages.
HB 2126 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the information collected through the Public Education Information Management System.
HB 2127 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the operation of all-terrain vehicles in connection with utility work.
HB 2128 Last Action: Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
Caption: Relating to sexual abuse and child molestation prevention training for certain public or private institutions of higher education employees and volunteers who work at programs for minors.
HB 2211 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to licensing and regulation of automotive shops, automotive technicians, and automotive service writers, advisors, and estimators; providing penalties.
HB 2268 Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to certain acquisitions of real property by the Texas Department of Transportation for highway purposes.
HB 2625 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the determination of prevailing wage rates in Texas counties.
HB 2626 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to purchases made at the campus level in certain school districts.
HB 2627 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the requirements for the issuance of certain specialty license plates.
HB 2944 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to permits for erecting certain outdoor signs or advertising.
HB 2945 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to authorizing a method for certain municipalities to compensate a person for the removal of an on-premise sign as required by the municipality.
HB 2946 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to procedures for the removal of an abandoned on-premise sign by a municipality.
HB 2991 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the control of access to highways within certain counties.
HB 2992 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the registration of semitrailers.
HB 3224 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to creating a database of and issuing identification cards to certain essential first responder personnel who operate or restore critical infrastructure.
HB 3225 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the scope of authority of the Automobile Theft Prevention Authority.
HB 3988 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 438; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.
HB 3989 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 437; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.
HR 393 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the members of the Daughters of Liberty Republican Women on their active engagement in their government and their communities.
HR 770 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the contributions that individuals of Irish descent have made to the State of Texas.
HR 1803 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Ray Miller on his contributions to the broadcasting industry and to Harris County.
HR 1804 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Houston Young Republicans for their participation in the political process.
HR 1812 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Louie Welch, former mayor of Houston, on his civic and professional achievements.
HR 1813 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Houston Chronicle editor emeritus Jack Loftis for his career achievements and for his contributions to his community.
HR 1814 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Drayton McLane, chairman and CEO of the Houston Astros.
HR 1815 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Asian Chamber of Commerce 2007 Entrepreneurs of the Year.
HR 1946 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Diane Yoo on being named Miss Korea Texas.
HR 2143 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Keep Houston Beautiful for its participation in Keep America Beautiful's national Great American Cleanup campaign.
HR 2213 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Harris County Constable Glen D. Cheek.
HR 2591 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Salim Jaradi Ahmad for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 96 in Harris County.
HR 2592 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Charles Alcorn for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 438 in Harris County.
HR 2594 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Bob Blackmer for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 338 in Harris County.
HR 2595 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Helen Bledsoe for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 626 in Harris County.
HR 2596 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Paulette Burkhart for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 493 in Harris County.
HR 2597 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Steve Dorman for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 130 in Harris County.
HR 2598 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Shelly Hillman for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 504 in Harris County.
HR 2599 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Jack Jones for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 499 in Harris County.
HR 2600 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Robert Kerr for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 508 in Harris County.
HR 2601 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Roman Klein for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 437 in Harris County.
HR 2602 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Mary K. Maxwell for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 483 in Harris County.
HR 2603 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Stewart Mayper for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 492 in Harris County.
HR 2604 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Jim McSpadden for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 727 in Harris County.
HR 2605 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Larry Pound for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 356 in Harris County.
HR 2606 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Sandy Steffes for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 395 in Harris County.
HR 2607 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Warren Stevens for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 429 in Harris County.
HR 2608 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Jeff Williams for serving as Republican Party precinct chair of Precinct 625 in Harris County.
HR 2880 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1119.