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HB 2463 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the continuation of the functions of the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services and certain other functions. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 205 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to the functions of the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 208 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
See remarks for effective date
HB 1136 78-0 (2003) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1244 78-0 (2003) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to a prohibition on employment discrimination in compensation; providing penalties. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 1684 78-0 (2003) Author: Woolley, Beverly Relating to notice of a right to file a civil action under the Texas Commission on Human Rights Act. House: Economic Development No action taken in committee
HB 2933 78-0 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the abolition of the Commission on Human Rights and the transfer of its functions to the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Effective according to its terms
HB 3441 78-0 (2003) Author: Pickett, Joseph
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to a reduction in expenditures of certain state governmental entities, including changes affecting the Commission on Human Rights, attorney general's office, management of certain accounts and funds, and certain election-related forms. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Vetoed by the Governor
HCR 292 78-0 (2003) Author: Pickett, Joseph
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections to H.B. No. 3441. Signed by the Governor
SB 1333 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the transfer of the Commission on Human Rights to the Attorney General. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SB 1648 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to notice of a right to file a civil action under the Texas Commission on Human Rights Act. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1866 78-0 (2003) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to statutory authority to reduce appropriations made by the legislature to certain governmental entities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 813 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 816 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of employment discrimination by state agencies on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1089 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the annual report by the Commission on Human Rights concerning certain hiring practices. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 520 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Chavez, Norma
Relating to the annual report by the Commission on Human Rights concerning certain hiring practices. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 868 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the Texas Human Rights Protection Act; providing civil penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1976 76-0 (1999) Author: Bosse, Fred
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Commission on Human Rights. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2489 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 300 76-0 (1999) Author: Bosse, Fred
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 1976. Signed by the Governor
SB 364 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the continuation and functions of the Commission on Human Rights. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 439 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce Relating to the Texas Human Rights Protection Act; providing civil penalties. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 1453 75-0 (1997) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the enforcement of certain laws prohibiting employment discrimination by the Commission on Human Rights. House: State Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2948 74-0 (1995) Author: Davila, Diana Relating to restrictions on certain employer-imposed workplace language requirements and to employee notification of those restrictions and other equal employment opportunity requirements by the Commission on Human Rights. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 154 73-0 (1993) Author: Davila, Diana Requesting the Texas Commission on Human Rights to notify employers and employees that federal law prohibits imposing strict language requirements as a condition of employment. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 296 71-0 (1989) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to certain powers and duties of the Commission on Human Rights regarding civil rights, and to the creation of the Texas Committee on Civil Rights. House: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
HB 757 71-0 (1989) Author: Vowell, Jack Relating to the continuation, powers, and duties of the Commission on Human Rights. House: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
HB 1251 71-0 (1989) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to the continuation, powers, and duties of the Commission on Human Rights. House: Government Organization Pending in committee
HB 1527 71-0 (1989) Author: Wilson, Ron | et. al. Relating to the continuation, powers, and duties of the Commission on Human Rights. House: Government Organization Referred to subcommittee
SB 479 71-0 (1989) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Wilson, Ron | et. al.
Relating to the continuation, powers, and duties of the Commission on Human Rights. House: Government Organization
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 139 71-1 (1989) Author: Perez, Nicolas Relating to an emergency appropriation to the state Commission on Human Rights. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 26 71-1 (1989) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to an emergency appropriation to the state Commission on Human Rights. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Appropriations
SB 298 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Chet
Sponsor: Vowell, Jack
Relating to the continuation, composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Department of Human Services and to the administration of programs for children, the disabled, and the elderly; providing penalties. House: Government Organization
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 465 69-0 (1985) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the date for abolition of the Commission on Human Rights under the operation of the Texas Sunset Act. House: Government Organization Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 491 68-0 (1983) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to prevention of discrimination in employment, public accommodations, education, and real property transactions; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 605 68-0 (1983) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Cary, Reby
Relating to the prohibition of discrimination in certain transactions concerning employment; providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on daily General State Calendar
HB 3 68-1 (1983) Author: Cary, Reby Relating to the prohibition of discrimination in certain transactions concerning employment; providing penalties. House: State Affairs No action taken
HB 14 68-1 (1983) Author: Wilson, Ron
Sponsor: Doggett, Lloyd
Relating to the prohibition of discrimination in certain transactions concerning employment; providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 137 68-2 (1984) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to appropriations to the Board of Pardons and Paroles and the Commission on Human Rights. House: Appropriations Coauthor authorized
SB 28 68-2 (1984) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to a supplemental appropriation to the Texas Commission on Human Rights. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 1184 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the prohibition of discrimination in certain transactions concerning employment, public accommodation, credit, and real property; providing penalties. Senate: Human Resources No action taken
HB 1052 66-0 (1979) Author: Cary, Reby
Sponsor: Jones, Gene
Relating to prevention and redress of discrimination in employment, training programs, public accommodations, credit transactions, and real property transactions; providing penalties; making appropriations. House: State Affairs
Senate: Human Resources
Motion lost to suspend reg order (to consider on 2nd reading)
SB 1038 66-0 (1979) Author: Jones, Gene Relating to prevention and redress of discrimination in employment, public accommodations, credit transactions, and real property transactions; providing penalties; making appropriations. Senate: Human Resources Referred to Committee on Human Resources
SB 51 65-0 (1977) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to prevention of discrimination in employment, public accommodations, education, and real property transactions; creating a state Commission on Human Rights and authorizing creation of local commissions; providing for cooperation and their respective powers and duties; defining discriminatory practices and making certain exemptions and exceptions; providing for filing of complaints, procedures for handling complaints, hearings, and orders; providing for judicial review; providing enforcement procedures; providing for keeping of records; relating to certain plans to eliminate discrimination and filing of such plans with the commission; defining certain offenses; providing remedies, sanctions, and penalties; making appropriations; and providing an effective date; and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs
Senate: Human Resources
Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1623 64-0 (1975) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to prevention of discrimination in employment, public accommodations, education, and real property transactions; providing remedies sanctions, and penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 650 64-0 (1975) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to prevention of discrimination in employment, public accommodations, education, and real property transactions; creating a state Commission on Human Rights and authorizing creation of local commissions; providing for cooperation and their respective powers and duties; defining discriminatory practices and making certain exemptions and exceptions; providing for filing of complaints, procedures for handling complaints, hearings, and orders; providing for judicial review; providing enforcement procedures; providing for keeping of records; relating to certain plans to eliminate discrimination and filing of such plans with the commission. House: State Affairs
Senate: Human Resources
Referred to subcommittee

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