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[  Session(s): all  Chamber =  Both  Bill Type = all    Subjects =  EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT, DIVISION OF THE DEPT. OF PUBLIC SAFETY ]

Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 5 86-0 (2019) Author: Phelan, Dade | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to debris management and other disaster recovery efforts. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 6 86-0 (2019) Author: Morrison, Geanie W. | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to disaster relief and recovery. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 7 86-0 (2019) Author: Morrison, Geanie W. | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to disaster preparation for state agencies and political subdivisions. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 34 86-0 (2019) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to a statewide disaster alert system. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Reported favorably as substituted
HB 1307 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Gina | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the creation of a disaster case management system by the Texas Division of Emergency Management. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1873 86-0 (2019) Author: Dominguez, Alex Relating to a report by the Texas Division of Emergency Management regarding building trade services following disasters. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1917 86-0 (2019) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the creation of the disaster response loan fund and the permissible uses of that fund; making an appropriation; authorizing a fee. House: Appropriations - S/C on Infrastructure, Resiliency & Invest
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 2224 86-0 (2019) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to public awareness of utility payment assistance programs and consumer rights during a disaster. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2300 86-0 (2019) Author: Morrison, Geanie W. | et. al. Relating to the creation of the disaster recovery loan program; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 2305 86-0 (2019) Author: Morrison, Geanie W. | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to a work group on enhancing the training and credentialing of emergency management personnel. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2310 86-0 (2019) Author: Vo, Hubert | et. al.
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol
Relating to the information necessary to appropriately title certain flood damaged vehicles that have been repaired with federal financial assistance. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2320 86-0 (2019) Author: Paul, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Relating to services provided during and following a disaster. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2325 86-0 (2019) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to information and communication of governmental and other entities regarding disasters and health and human services. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2330 86-0 (2019) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to a study of an intake system and state case management system for state and federal disaster assistance. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2337 86-0 (2019) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the development of a contract template and contracting guidance for debris removal and monitoring contracts of political subdivisions. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2340 86-0 (2019) Author: Dominguez, Alex | et. al.
Sponsor: Johnson, Nathan
Relating to emergency and disaster management, response, and recovery. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2560 86-0 (2019) Author: Bailes, Ernest Relating to a debris management plan and training. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2794 86-0 (2019) Author: Morrison, Geanie W. | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the administration of emergency management in this state. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3397 86-0 (2019) Author: Bailes, Ernest Relating to an appropriation of money from the emergency radio infrastructure account for the planning, development, and provision of an interoperable statewide emergency radio infrastructure. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 3584 86-0 (2019) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to the emergency management training of certain officials. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3615 86-0 (2019) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to a task force to expedite permitting and funding following certain disasters. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3616 86-0 (2019) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the establishment of a task force on faith-based programs that provide assistance during a disaster. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 4046 86-0 (2019) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to providing information and communication regarding and during a disaster. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 4067 86-0 (2019) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to the creation of a wet debris work group. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
HB 4469 86-0 (2019) Author: Meza, Thresa "Terry" | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a grant program and task force relating to disaster issues affecting persons who are elderly and persons with disabilities. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4479 86-0 (2019) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the establishment of a grant program and task force relating to disaster issues affecting persons who are elderly and persons with disabilities. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
SB 6 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie W.
Relating to emergency and disaster management, response, and recovery. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 7 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Sponsor: Phelan, Dade
Relating to flood planning, mitigation, and infrastructure projects. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
See remarks for effective date
SB 8 86-0 (2019) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Larson, Lyle
Relating to state and regional flood planning. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 220 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to a feasibility study and report by the Texas Division of Emergency Management regarding the use of United States Postal Service employees, resources, and assets during a declared disaster. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 396 86-0 (2019) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to state and regional flood planning. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
SB 428 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Nevárez, Poncho
Relating to a study of using a single intake form for state and federal disaster assistance. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 541 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the designation of an emergency management planner by state agencies. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 799 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to emergency management and disaster recovery. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
SB 963 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to county contracts for emergency management consulting services; requiring a license; authorizing fees. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 982 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the provision of disaster and emergency services, including health care services, to certain populations. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 1505 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to designating the Texas Division of Emergency Management as the state liaison to the United States Army Corps of Engineers. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
SB 1668 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the administration of emergency management in this state. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
SB 2352 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to a statewide disaster alert system. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 312 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis Relating to the creation and administration of a disaster recovery fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1598 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the establishment of the disaster identification system for a state of disaster. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1816 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Relating to the operation of medical supply transport vehicles during a declared state of disaster. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1958 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the licensure or certification of volunteer firefighters and members of industrial emergency response teams. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
SB 351 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the creation and administration of a disaster recovery fund. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 908 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to the operation of medical supply transport vehicles during a declared state of disaster. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 120 84-0 (2015) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the purchase of food and beverages by the Texas Division of Emergency Management for certain division personnel. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 1557 84-0 (2015) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al. Relating to creation of a search and rescue task force in each disaster field response region. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1970 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the disaster identification system for a state of disaster. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
SB 921 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the creation and administration of a disaster recovery fund. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 746 83-0 (2013) Author: Ashby, Trent
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the registration of volunteer health practitioners and the services of volunteer health practitioners during disasters. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1090 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the creation of Texas Task Force 1 Type 3 Rio Grande Valley and authorizing the creation of a Texas Task Force 2 by certain municipalities. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1591 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al. Relating to designation of certain vehicles of the Texas Division of Emergency Management as authorized emergency vehicles. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1654 83-0 (2013) Author: Lavender, George Relating to designation of certain vehicles of the Texas Division of Emergency Management as authorized emergency vehicles. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3261 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to the establishment of the disaster identification system for a state of disaster. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3655 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John Relating to the establishment of a school safety certification program and the School Safety Task Force. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3801 83-0 (2013) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the creation of a search and rescue task force House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HJR 148 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the creation of emergency response districts; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 171 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to the establishment of a workgroup to study the use by state agencies of a uniform application form following disasters. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 223 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Cortez, Philip | et. al.
Relating to designation of certain vehicles of the Texas Division of Emergency Management as authorized emergency vehicles. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 1540 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the establishment of the disaster identification system for a state of disaster. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Referred to Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
SB 1556 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to the establishment of a school safety certification program and the School Safety Task Force. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SJR 62 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the creation of emergency and disaster response districts; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1765 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al. Relating to an emergency public service messaging network. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2257 82-0 (2011) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the procurement and use of an emergency notification system by public service providers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Left pending in committee
SB 971 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to an emergency public service messaging network. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 1238 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to communications by public service providers during a disaster or an emergency. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
HB 2730 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas and the Texas Private Security Board; providing a penalty. House: Public Safety
Senate: Government Organization
See remarks for effective date
HCR 293 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 2730. Signed by the Governor
SB 1017 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas and the Texas Private Security Board. Senate: Government Organization No action taken in committee
SCR 87 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 2730. Received by the Secretary of the Senate
SB 22 79-3 (2006) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to requiring the division of emergency management to coordinate the creation of certain medical and special needs shelters. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HR 983 77-0 (2001) Author: Cook, Robert | et. al. Commending the Texas Colorado River Floodplain Coalition, supporting efforts by the coalition and state agencies to enhance flood and emergency management, and soliciting any report or recommendations resulting from their collaboration. House: Natural Resources Reported enrolled

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