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SB 2308 86-0 (2019) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to a study by the comptroller on the feasibility and desirability of implementing a recycling program that collects fees and issues rebates for certain materials. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 908 85-0 (2017) Author: Romero, Ramon Relating to the sale of certain containers of draft beer, malt liquor, and ale by certain alcoholic beverage retailers for off-premises consumption. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
SB 1870 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to county prohibition of the possession of glass containers within the boundaries of a state-owned riverbed; creating an offense. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Left pending in committee
HB 1039 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the sale by package stores of containers of liquor with a capacity of less than six fluid ounces. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2425 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to water quality improvement and pollution reduction through beverage container recycling incentives; assessing a fee; providing penalties; creating a criminal offense. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
SB 1450 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to water quality improvement and pollution reduction through beverage container recycling incentives; assessing a fee; providing penalties; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 1473 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to water quality improvement and pollution reduction through beverage container recycling incentives; assessing a fee; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3244 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to water quality improvement and pollution reduction through beverage container recycling incentives; providing penalties; assessing a fee. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
SB 645 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to water quality improvement and pollution reduction through beverage container recycling incentives; assessing a fee; providing penalties. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2114 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to beverage container deposits and recycling; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
SB 1119 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to beverage container deposits and recycling; providing penalties. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 1871 80-0 (2007) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to information obtained regarding the sale of plastic bulk merchandise containers; providing civil penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2182 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the packaging and contents of certain alcoholic beverages. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures No action taken in committee
HB 2530 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to beverage container redemption and recycling in border counties; providing penalties. House: Border & International Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2684 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the prohibition of glass containers within the boundaries of a state-owned riverbed; providing criminal penalties. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3252 79-0 (2005) Author: Ritter, Allan | et. al. Relating to imposition of a fee to provide permanent funds for use in the protection of the Texas coast, including Texas beaches. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3422 79-0 (2005) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to container sizes for certain alcoholic beverages. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures No action taken in committee
SB 1627 79-0 (2005) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the packaging and contents of certain alcoholic beverages. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1577 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the prohibition of glass containers within the boundaries of a state-owned riverbed; providing criminal penalties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 2114 78-0 (2003) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to the size of containers for certain alcoholic beverages. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures No action taken in committee
HB 2156 78-0 (2003) Author: Goolsby, Tony
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the size of containers for certain alcoholic beverages. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1301 77-0 (2001) Author: Gray, Patricia | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain counties to prohibit glass products on public beaches. House: County Affairs Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2291 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to beverage container redemption and recycling; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2346 77-0 (2001) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to the minimum size of a container of liquor. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Companion considered in lieu of in committee
SB 634 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia | et. al.
Relating to the authority of certain counties to prohibit glass products on public beaches. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1127 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Yarbrough, Ken
Relating to the minimum size of a container of liquor. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1241 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to beverage container redemption and recycling; providing penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 333 76-0 (1999) Author: Seaman, Gene Relating to county regulation of the possession of glass containers at a public park or beach; providing a criminal penalty. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1837 75-0 (1997) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to requirements concerning beverage containers; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 299 73-0 (1993) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to requirements concerning beverage containers; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
SB 1034 73-0 (1993) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the use or possession of a glass beverage container on or near a public river, lake, or stream; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 2750 72-0 (1991) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to requirements concerning beverage containers; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
SB 167 72-0 (1991) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the use of possession of a glass beverage container on or near a public river, lake, or stream; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 506 71-0 (1989) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to prohibiting the manufacture of nonphotodegradable or nonbiodegradable beverage binders and the sale of certain beverage containers connected by nonphotodegradable or nonbiodegradable beverage... House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 812 71-0 (1989) Author: Guerrero, Lena | et. al. Relating to requirements concerning beverage containers; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs Pending in committee
HB 28 70-0 (1987) Author: Roberts, Ted Relating to parking and the use of glass containers on certain public beaches. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 210 70-0 (1987) Author: Guerrero, Lena Relating to requirements concerning beverage containers; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 374 70-0 (1987) Author: Blackwood, Bill Relating to alcoholic beverages in motor vehicles; providing criminal penalties. House: Liquor Regulation Referred to subcommittee
HB 2061 70-0 (1987) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to prohibiting the manufacture or sale of beverage cans with detachable openers; providing penalties. House: Environmental Affairs Pending in committee
HB 760 69-0 (1985) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to the prohibition of manufacturing or selling certain beverage cans with detachable openers; providing penalties. House: Liquor Regulation Referred to subcommittee
HB 869 69-0 (1985) Author: Guerrero, Lena Relating to requirements concerning beverage containers; providing penalties. House: Liquor Regulation Referred to subcommittee
HB 1020 69-0 (1985) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the prohibition of manufacturing or selling certain beverage cans with detachable openers; providing penalties. House: Liquor Regulation Referred to subcommittee
HB 2244 69-0 (1985) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to the imposition, rate, administration, collection, and civil and criminal enforcement of a tax on manufacturers and importers of certain beverage cans having detachable openers. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 136 68-0 (1983) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the use of returnable beverage containers. House: Liquor Regulation Referred to subcommittee
HB 380 68-0 (1983) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the prohibition of manufacturing or selling certain beverage cans with detachable openers. House: Business & Commerce Reported from subcommittee with substitute
HB 1806 68-0 (1983) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to the prohibition of manufacturing or selling certain beverage cans with detachable openers. House: Liquor Regulation See remarks
HB 2221 68-0 (1983) Author: Gamez, Joe Relating to the prohibition of manufacturing or selling certain beverage cans with detachable openers; providing penalties. House: Liquor Regulation Referred to Committee on Liquor Regulation
HB 413 67-0 (1981) Author: Sharp, John Relating to the county regulation of the possession and use of glass containers on coastal beaches. House: Environmental Affairs Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 660 67-0 (1981) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to prohibition of manufacturing or selling certain beverage cans with detachable openers. House: Liquor Regulation Referred to subcommittee
HB 994 67-0 (1981) Author: Elizondo, Paul Relating to the use of returnable beverage containers. House: Liquor Regulation Referred to Committee on Liquor Regulation
HB 1615 66-0 (1979) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to the prohibition of manufacturing or selling certain beverage cans with detachable openers; providing penalties. House: Liquor Regulation Referred to subcommittee
HB 2147 66-0 (1979) Author: Untermeyer, Chase Relating to the use of a returnable beverage container; providing penalties. House: Liquor Regulation Referred to subcommittee
HB 2100 65-0 (1977) Author: Untermeyer, Chase Relating to the imposition, administration, collection, and enforcement of a tax on certain disposable containers. House: Ways & Means Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
SB 731 65-0 (1977) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Coleman, Ronald
Relating to the regulation of the size of liquor containter and to the requirement of furnishing to the commission samples and applications for label and container approval by holders of nonresident sellers's permits. House: Liquor Regulation
Senate: State Affairs
90 Day Bill
SB 956 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Gene Relating to the definition of "beer container." House: Liquor Regulation
Senate: State Affairs
Consideration of
SB 1032 65-0 (1977) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to the authorized capacities of containers of imported beer. House: Liquor Regulation
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on Liquor Regulation
HB 1363 64-0 (1975) Author: Atkinson, Hamp Relating to the use of containers having a liquid capacity of three quarts. House: Agriculture & Livestock Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 470 64-0 (1975) Author: Braecklein, Bill
Sponsor: Maloney, Robert
Relating to the importation and taxation of liquor bottled in containers sized under the metric system. House: Liquor Regulation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 280 63-0 (1973) Author: Sanchez, Henry Authorizing individual persons to import distilled spirits in containers of not less than two ounces each. House: Liquor Regulation Referred to subcommittee
SB 208 63-0 (1973) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to the maximum permissible size for wine containers sold to retailers. House: Liquor Regulation
Senate: State Affairs
90 Day Bill
HB 81 62-0 (1971) Author: Hannah, John H. Relating to imposing a tax on certain disposable containers.
HB 94 62-0 (1971) Author: Caldwell, Neil Relating to prohibiting the sale of certain beverages in disposable glass containers; providing exceptions; setting a penalty.
HB 631 62-0 (1971) Author: Sanchez, Henry | et. al. Relating to authorizing the importation into this state of not more than 10 containers of distilled spirits containing not more than two ounces each for use and consumption and not for resale.
HB 813 62-0 (1971) Author: Hannah, John H. | et. al. Relating to requiring certain retailers to pay refunds for the return of disposable containers; providing a penalty for violations.
HB 132 61-0 (1969) Author: Hannah, Jr., John Henry | et. al. Relating to imposing a tax on certain disposable containers, providing for administration and enforcement, and allocation of revenue.
HB 997 61-0 (1969) Author: Jones, Jr., Edmund E. "Sonny" Relating to imposing a tax on certain disposable containers; providing for administration and enforcement and allocation of revenue.
HB 4 61-1 (1969) Author: Hannah, Jr., John Henry | et. al. Relating to imposing a tax on certain disposable containers; providing for administration and enforcement and allocation of revenue.
HB 847 56-0 (1959) Author: Matthew, C. T. "Pete" | et. al. Relating to amending the Penal Code relative to the destruction of and the sale of certain containers having trademarks.
SB 464 56-0 (1959) Author: Fly, William S. "Bill" Relating to the use and destruction of containers bearing another's trademark; providing for a penalty for violation.
HB 709 46-0 (1939) Author: Vale, Arnold J. Relating to amending a certain Act providing for proper description, by labels on the containers, of the character of whiskey or alcoholic compounds held by such containers; providing punishment and penalties for the violation.
HB 315 38-0 (1923) Author: Martin, Charles L. Relating to providing for certain sanitary requirements of bottling plants and soft drink stands; prohibiting the use of saccharin in carbonated or still beverages and providing for a penalty.
SB 170 38-0 (1923) Author: Witt, Edgar E. Relating to providing for certain sanitary requirements of bottling plants and soft drink stands; prohibiting the use of saccharin in carbonated or still beverages and providing for a penalty.
SB 106 35-4 (1918) Author: Bee, Carlos Relating to prohibiting conversion, destruction or mutilation of milk cans or other containers.

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