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HB 3460 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Ed
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the route designation for the issuance of a permit for the movement of oversize and overweight vehicles in certain counties. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
HB 4727 86-0 (2019) Author: Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the designation of the portion of State Highway 35 in Matagorda County as the D. R. "Tom" Uher Memorial Highway. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 414 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to the composition of the 23rd Judicial District and the creation of the 461st Judicial District composed of Brazoria County. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
HB 696 84-0 (2015) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al. Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association; affecting surcharges. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
SB 302 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association; affecting surcharges. Senate: Business & Commerce No action taken in committee
SB 801 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Weber, Randy
Relating to the authority of the seawall commission in Matagorda County to build and maintain recreational facilities near the seawall. House: County Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3597 78-0 (2003) Author: Dawson, Glenda
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the abolition of the County Court at Law of Matagorda County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SR 120 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Congratulating the citizens of Matagorda County. Reported enrolled
SR 89 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Congratulating the citizens of Matagorda County. Again read
HB 3807 76-0 (1999) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the creation of a statutory county court in Matagorda County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1136 75-0 (1997) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the creation of a statutory county court in Matagorda County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 2734 75-0 (1997) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the creation of a statutory county court in Matagorda County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 824 74-0 (1995) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the creation of a statutory county court in Matagorda County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 2574 74-0 (1995) Author: Uher, D.R. | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the responsibilities of the Matagorda County Attorney and creating the office of district attorney for the 329th Judicial District in Wharton County. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 635 71-0 (1989) Author: Willy, John
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the child support service fee in Brazoria, Fort Bend, Matagorda, and Wharton counties. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 2501 71-0 (1989) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the membership, powers and duties of the Seawall Commission of Matagorda County. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 89 71-0 (1989) Author: Brown, J.E. 5elating to the child support service fee in Brazoria, Fort Bend, Matagorda, and Wharton counties. Senate: Jurisprudence Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 526 70-0 (1987) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the rate of tax that a seawall commission in Matagorda County may impose. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 1/1/88
HB 1924 70-0 (1987) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the creation of the constitutional offices of criminal district attorney of Matagorda County and criminal district attorney of Wharton County and to the abolition of the offices of district attorney and county attorney in those counties. House: Judicial Affairs No action taken in subcommittee
HB 930 68-0 (1983) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Sharp, John
Relating to predator control from aircraft in Jackson and Matagorda counties. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 2414 68-0 (1983) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Sharp, John
Relating to the creation of a seawall commission in Matagorda County. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1152 65-0 (1977) Author: Benedict, Jerry L.
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Relating to the authority of certain judges in each of the counties of Brazoria, Fort Bend, Matagorda, and Wharton to create a child support office and prescribe its duties and to require the payment of a service fee to meet certain expenses of the child support office. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days
HB 1505 65-0 (1977) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Relating to county authority to establish and operate a water supply or sewage system. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days
HB 2149 65-0 (1977) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the creation, jurisdiction, administration, and procedures of the Court of Domestic Relations of Matagorda County and conforming the jurisdiction of other courts thereto. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on Judicial Districts
HB 672 64-0 (1975) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to creation of the 231st Judicial District, composed of Matagorda County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 673 64-0 (1975) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the creation, jurisdiction, administration, and procedures of the Court of Domestic Relations of Matagorda County and conforming the jurisdiction of other courts thereto. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
HB 270 63-0 (1973) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Changing the name of the Matagorda County Navigation District No. 2. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Signed by the Governor
HB 725 60-0 (1967) Author: Birkner, Otha Wyatt "Skeet" | et. al. Relating to conferring on the Parks and Wildlife Commission regulatory responsibility over the taking of wildlife resources in Jackson and Matagorda counties.
HB 1209 60-0 (1967) Author: Birkner, Otha Wyatt "Skeet" Relating to granting to Matagorda County Navigation District No. 2 certain additional powers and authority.
HB 909 59-0 (1965) Author: Birkner, Otha Wyatt "Skeet" Relating to the recording in Matagorda County of marks and brands of owners of certain livestock.
HB 911 59-0 (1965) Author: Birkner, Otha Wyatt "Skeet" Relating to placing the wildlife resources of Jackson and Matagorda Counties under the regulatory authority of the Parks and Wildlife Commission.
HB 780 58-0 (1963) Author: Birkner, Otha Wyatt "Skeet" Relating to granting the Texas Game and Fish Commission comprehensive authority to regulate the taking of alligators in Matagorda County; providing a penalty for violation of regulations adopted by the Commission under this Act.
HB 301 57-0 (1961) Author: Caldwell, Neil Relating to amending a certain Act prohibiting the use of dogs in the taking of any deer in Brazoria County, Matagorda County, Fort Bend County or Wharton County.
HB 313 57-0 (1961) Author: Caldwell, Neil Relating to amending a certain Act prohibiting the use of dogs in the taking of any deer in Brazoria County, Matagorda County, Fort Bend County or Wharton County.
HB 725 57-0 (1961) Author: Huebner, Sr., John A. Relating to validating Matagorda County Water Control and Improvement District No. 6.
SB 339 57-0 (1961) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to validating Matagorda County Water Control and Improvement District No. 6, and declaring it to be a validly existing and operating conservation and reclamation district.
HB 94 57-3 (1962) Author: Huebner, Sr., John A. | et. al. Relating to authorizing the sale or lease of certain tracts of land located in Matagorda County comprising the camp site of Camp Hulen; providing that the governing body of the City of Palacios shall be agent of the State of Texas for the purpose of consummating the sale or lease of such property; providing for the deposit of revenues derived therefrom in the State Treasury for the use and benefit for the Texas National Guard Armory Board.
SB 56 57-3 (1962) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Brazoria-Matagorda Counties Water Control and Improvement District No. 1".
SB 95 57-3 (1962) Author: Krueger, Culp | et. al. Relating to authorizing the sale or lease of certain tracts of land located in Matagorda County comprising the camp site of Camp Hulen; providing that the governing body of the City of Palacios shall be agent of the State of Texas for the purpose of consummating the sale or lease of such property; providing for the deposit of revenues derived therefrom in the State Treasury for the use and benefit of the Texas National Guard Armory Board.
HB 241 55-0 (1957) Author: Bass, Jr., Sam Howard | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the hunting or running of deer in Brazoria County, Matagorda County, Fort Bend County, or Wharton County, by the use of dogs; providing a penalty.
HB 911 55-0 (1957) Author: Huebner, Sr., John A. Relating to creating Matagorda County Water Control and Improvement District No. 5, a Conservation and Reclamation District.
HB 937 55-0 (1957) Author: Huebner, Sr., John A. | et. al. Relating to providing for a closed season in Matagorda, Fort Bend, and Brazoria Counties upon wild turkey until April 30, 1963; providing penalty.
HB 623 54-0 (1955) Author: McNeil, William T. Relating to providing for the reconveyance by the State of the Camp Hulen site, situated in Matagorda County, Texas, to the Palacios Campsite Association, Inc.
HB 674 54-0 (1955) Author: McNeil, William T. Relating to changing and decreasing the territory within and boundaries of Matagorda County Water Control and Improvement District No.1.
HB 675 54-0 (1955) Author: McNeil, William T. Relating to changing and decreasing the territory within, and boundaries of, Matagorda County Conservation and Reclamation District No. 1.
HB 777 54-0 (1955) Author: McNeil, William T. Relating to granting certain powers to Matagorda County Water Control and Improvement District No. 2, including navigation powers and powers to construct seafood processing plants, authorizing the District to issue revenue bonds, providing for the annexation of lands to the District; enacting other provisions relating to the subject; validating all proceedings heretofore had; providing a severability clause.
HB 660 51-0 (1949) Author: Perry, J. Franklin Relating to preserving the faith and credit of the State and its agency the Matagorda County Conservation and Reclamation District No. 1, to which State general fund ad valorem taxes have been donated or granted; enacting other matters related to the subject.
HB 741 51-0 (1949) Author: Perry, J. Franklin Relating to validating all time warrants heretofore issued or authorized against the Road and Bridge Fund of Matagorda County, Texas.
HB 39 51-1 (1950) Author: Perry, J. Franklin Relating to validating and confirming the creation of Matagorda County Water Control and Improvement No. 1, composed of all territory situated in Matagorda County, Texas.
HB 550 50-0 (1947) Author: Crawford, Carlton Relating to amending a certain Act relative to remission of ad valorem taxes levied and collected for general State purposes, in Wharton County and Matagorda County.
SB 230 50-0 (1947) Author: Phillips, Jimmy Relating to creating an additional District Court for Brazoria, Fort Bend, Matagorda and Wharton Counties, Texas, to be known as 130th District Court; repealing all laws in conflict herewith to the extent of the conflict.
HB 667 48-0 (1943) Author: Shell, J. Harvey | et. al. Relating to conserving the oyster resources of Aransas, Nueces, Calhoun, and Matagorda Counties, and providing for a closed season for the taking of such oysters; providing a penalty for the violation; repealing certain laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 744 46-0 (1939) Author: Hartzog, Howard G. | et. al. Relating to better preserving the game and fish resources of Calhoun, Matagorda, and Jackson Counties by closing certain waters in said counties to certain types of net fishing and prohibiting the use of the oyster dredge in certain areas and making legal the operation of the pocket net or drag seine in certain waters; providing a penalty.
HB 1175 45-0 (1937) Author: Shell, J. Harvey | et. al. Relating to granting to the United States of America easement to construct and maintain the Louisiana and Texas Intracoastal Waterway over and through portions of bays and tidal lands owned by the State of Texas in Brazoria, Matagorda, Calhoun, and Aransas Counties.
HB 873 44-0 (1935) Author: Hill, Emmett C. Relating to prohibiting dredging of oysters in Head Waters of Matagorda Bay east of a line from Palacios Point of the Mainland in Matagorda County across Matagorda Bay to Cotton Bayou on the Matagorda peninsula; providing a penalty.
HB 114 44-1 (1935) Author: Mauritz, Fred | et. al. Relating to State Ad Valorem Tax of certain districts in Matagorda and Wharton Counties donated for use and benefit of such districts.
SB 32 43-1 (1933) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson Relating to aiding the city of Palacios and the village of Collegeport, both situated in Commissioner's Precinct Number 3 of Matagorda County, Texas, in constructing and maintaining sea walls, break-waters and shore protection, in order to protect said city and village from calamitous overflows by donating to them eight-ninths (8/9) of the ad valorem taxes collected on all property, both real and personal, in Commissioner's Precinct Number 3 of Matagorda County, Texas, for a period of thirty (30) years; providing a penalty for misapplication of the moneys thus donated.
SB 11 43-4 (1934) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson Relating to aiding the city of Palacios and the village of Collegeport, both situated in Commissioner's Precinct No. 3 of Mataogorda County, Texas, in constructing and maintaining sea walls, break-waters and shore protection, in order to protect said city and village from calamitous overflows by donating to them eight-ninths (8/9) of the ad valorem taxes collected on all property, both real and personal, in Commissioner's Precinct Number 3 of Matagorda County, Texas, for a period of thirty (30) years.
HB 477 42-0 (1931) Author: Munson, Jr., Milam Stephen | et. al. Relating to amending the Livestock Law in Matagorda and Wharton Counties so as to include Wharton County.
HB 66 42-2 (1931) Author: Carpenter, William C. Relating to declaring a closed season on the killing of prairie chickens in Brazoria and Matagorda Counties for a period of five years.
SB 602 41-0 (1929) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson Relating to marks and brands of livestock.
SB 183 40-0 (1927) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson Relating to creating Road District Number One (1), in Matagorda County, Texas.
SB 167 39-0 (1925) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson Relating to creating the Matagorda Independent School District in Matagorda County, Texas, defining its boundaries, dividing said district into two wards and dividing the boundaries of each ward, providing for the election of a board of trustees to manage and control the public free schools within said district. Senate: Educational Affairs
SB 365 39-0 (1925) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson Relating to extending the boundaries of the Markham Independent School District, enlarging the same and defining its boundaries, and providing that the management and control of all public free schools within said enlarged district shall be vested in the present board of public school trustees of the Markham Independent School District and their successor in office as now provided in the General Laws of the State of Texas governing independent school districts. Senate: Educational Affairs
SB 366 39-0 (1925) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson Relating to extending the boundaries of the Blessing Independent School District, enlarging the same and defining its boundaries, and providing that the management and control of all public free schools within said enlarged district shall be vested in the present board of public school trustees of the Blessing Independent School District and their successor in office as now provided in the General Laws of the State of Texas governing independent school districts. Senate: Educational Affairs
SB 20 39-1 (1926) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson Relating to creating Road District Number Eight (8), in Matagorda County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district. Senate: Banking
SB 21 39-1 (1926) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson Relating to creating Road District Number Seven (7), in Matagorda County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district. Senate: Banking
SB 23 39-1 (1926) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson Relating to creating Road District Number Six (6), in Matagorda County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district. Senate: Banking
SB 24 39-1 (1926) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson Relating to creating Road District Number Two (2), in Matagorda County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district. Senate: Banking
SB 25 39-1 (1926) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson Relating to creating Road District Number One (1), in Matagorda County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district. Senate: Banking
SB 217 39-1 (1926) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson Relating to creating Road District Number Four (4), in Matagorda County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district. Senate: Banking
SB 250 39-1 (1926) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson Relating to creating Road District Number Ten (10), in Matagorda County, Texas, validating and approving all orders made by the commissioners' court of said county, in respect to the organization of said district. Senate: Banking
HB 124 38-0 (1923) Author: Carpenter, William C. | et. al. Relating to amending statutes relating to the inspection of hides and animal by adding to the exempt counties the county of Matagorda, and repealing all laws in conflict herewith.
HB 231 38-0 (1923) Author: Carpenter, William C. Relating to aiding and relieving the town of Matagorda (which borders on the waters of the Gulf of Mexico) and the citizens and taxpayers thereof from the devastating Gulf storms and tidal waves of the Gulf of Mexico by the construction of sea-walls, breakwater, revetments and share and harbor protection, and in maintaining the same.
HB 414 38-0 (1923) Author: Carpenter, William C. Relating to aiding and relieving the City of Palacios in Matagorda County, Texas, (which borders on the waters of the Gulf of Mexico,) and the citizens and taxpayers thereof, from the devastating gulf storms and tidal waves of the Gulf of Mexico, by the construction of sea-walls, break-waters, revetments and shore and harbor protection, and in maintaining the same.
SB 276 38-0 (1923) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson Relating to aiding and relieving the City of Palacios in Matagorda County, Texas; from the devastating gulf storms and tidal waves of the Gulf of Mexico.
SB 54 38-2 (1923) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson Relating to releasing the inhabitants of and property in Wharton County, comprising one district, and that portion of Matagorda County embraced in Commissioners' Precincts Nos. one, two and four as described in the minutes of the Commissioners' Court of said county, comprising another district, for a period of twenty-five years, from the payment of taxes levied for State purposes.
HB 547 37-0 (1921) Author: Carpenter, William C. Relating to amend a certain Act regarding the inspection of hides and animals.
HB 598 36-0 (1919) Author: Loggins, J. T. Relating to enlarging and establishing the Bay City Independent School District of Matagorda County, Texas, defining its boundaries.
HB 98 36-2 (1919) Author: Loggins, J. T. Relating to creating the Gulf Independent School District in Matagorda County, Texas.
SB 77 36-2 (1919) Author: Hall, William L. Relating to creating Gulf Independent School District in Matagorda County.
SB 150 36-2 (1919) Author: Hall, William L. Relating to incorporating the Blessing Independent School District in Matagorda County.
HB 482 35-0 (1917) Author: Williams, William Thomas "Willie" | et. al. Relating to providing for the remission of certain state taxes to Brazoria and Matagorda counties for a period of ten years; providing a penalty.
HB 551 35-0 (1917) Author: Hardey, F. J. | et. al. Relating to amending provisions regulating the butcher business and the detection of persons illegally handling and butchering animals so as to include certain counties under these provisions.
SB 272 35-0 (1917) Author: Hall, William L. Relating to taking certain counties from the counties exempting by Article 7184 of the Revised Statutes.
HB 418 34-0 (1915) Author: Roach, James H. Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to authorizing Matagorda county to adopt the provisions of certain laws referring to the mode of preventing horses and other animals from running at large.
SB 228 34-0 (1915) Author: Hall, William L. Relating to amending a certain Statute with reference to the mode of preventing horses and certain other animals from running at large in counties name, so as to include Matagorda County.
HB 629 33-0 (1913) Author: Roach, James H. Relating to amending the Acts of 1901, an act relating to creating a more efficient road system for Matagorda County, such amendment providing for more adequate compensation for road commissioners of Matagorda County.
SB 343 33-0 (1913) Author: Kauffman, Sr., John Edward Relating to amending the road law for Matagorda County, such amendment providing for more adequate compensation for road commissioners.
HB 299 32-0 (1911) Author: Rucks, A. R. Relating to amending an Act relating to creating a more efficient road system for Matagorda county, Texas," providing for more adequate compensation for the road commissioners of Matagorda County.
HB 345 28-0 (1903) Author: Perry, Emmett L. Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Matagorda county, Texas, and making the county commissioners of said county ex-officio road commissioners, and prescribing their duties as such, and providing for their compensation as such road commissioners; and providing for the working of county convicts upon the public roads of said county.
SB 7 28-0 (1903) Author: Davidson, Robert Vance Relating to conferring upon the county court of Matagorda county the civil and criminal jurisdiction belonging to said court, under the Constitution and general statutes of Texas, to define the jurisdiction and to fix the time of holding court.
HB 136 27-0 (1901) Author: McKnight, George W. Relating to providing relief for purchasers of school lands in Wharton county.
HB 360 27-0 (1901) Author: Perry, Emmett L. Relating to creating a more efficient road system for Matagorda County, and making the county commissioners ex-officio road commissioners, and prescribing their duties as such, and providing for their compensation as such road commissioners; and providing a penalty for the escape of county convicts.

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