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Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 1984 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to the quarantine of certain animals. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4180 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation, operations, functions, and regulatory authority of certain governmental entities and officials; changes in certain judicial procedures; imposing civil penalties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Senate Amendments Analysis distributed
HB 1740 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to the administration of rabies vaccine under a local rabies control program. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
SB 1780 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al. Relating to the administration of rabies vaccine under a local rabies control program. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1781 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Minjarez, Ina | et. al.
Relating to the euthanasia of animals in animal shelters located in certain counties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 1446 83-0 (2013) Author: Button, Angie Relating to the supervision required for certain persons who administer rabies vaccinations. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1695 83-0 (2013) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to an exception from the veterinarian-client-patient relationship requirement for certain persons who administer rabies vaccinations. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 413 82-0 (2011) Author: Aycock, Jimmie
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the confidentiality of certain information held by a veterinarian. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1728 80-0 (2007) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to confidentiality of certain information in rabies vaccination certificates and dog and cat registries. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1426 79-0 (2005) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the confidentiality of certain information in a rabies vaccination certificate. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1767 79-0 (2005) Author: Cook, Robert
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the regulation of veterinary medicine. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 336 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the authority of a local rabies control authority to administer a rabies vaccine to certain animals. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2906 76-0 (1999) Author: Seaman, Gene Relating to the purchase and administration of rabies vaccine. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
HB 3262 76-0 (1999) Author: Uher, D.R. | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to information in a rabies vaccination certificate or in a county or municipal registry of dogs and cats; providing criminal penalties. House: County Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HR 1229 75-0 (1997) Author: Madden, Jerry Requesting the Texas Veterinary Medical Association to work with local rabies control authorities to increase rates of rabies vaccinations. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
HB 669 74-0 (1995) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the quarantine of rabid animals. House: Public Health
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to special subcommittee
HB 721 74-0 (1995) Author: De La Garza, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the control of rabies; providing criminal penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1084 74-0 (1995) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to the disclosure of certain veterinarian records and to information provided by veterinarians. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 198 74-0 (1995) Author: Sims, Bill | et. al. Relating to distribution, sale, and use of rabies vaccine. Senate: Natural Resources Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 293 74-0 (1995) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to disclosure of certain veterinarian records necessary to rabies and zoonosis control. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1429 69-0 (1985) Author: Saunders, Robert
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to the sale or distribution of rabies vaccine for animals; providing a penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 2121 69-0 (1985) Author: Stiles, Mark
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the veterinarians authorized to administer or supervise the administration of rabies vaccine. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
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SB 1431 69-0 (1985) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the sale or distribution of rabies vaccine for animals; providing a penalty. Senate: Natural Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 807 67-0 (1981) Author: London, David Relating to control and eradication of rabies. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
SB 811 67-0 (1981) Author: Andujar, Betty
Sponsor: London, David
Relating to the control and eradication of rabies; delegating certain powers and rights to the Texas Department of Health; delegating certain powers for fees; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Human Resources
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HB 1156 66-0 (1979) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the control and eradication of rabies. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to subcommittee
HB 1323 66-0 (1979) Author: Ezzell, Michael H.
Sponsor: Andujar, Betty
Relating to the control and eradication of rabies; providing a penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Human Resources
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HB 1066 61-0 (1969) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the regulation of rabies.
HB 75 54-0 (1955) Author: Murray, Menton J. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts by deleting all reference to population of county and to require vaccine approved by the United States Department of Agriculture and certification by a licensed veterinarian of anti-rabies vaccination.
HB 588 54-0 (1955) Author: Hosey, Jean Edmond | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts regarding rabies regulations in counties having a population of 100,000 or more, according to the last preceding Federal Census.
SB 102 54-0 (1955) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to regulation and control of dogs by the County Commissioners Court in areas subject to a rabies epidemic; amending certain Acts so as to make the law applicable to all areas of the State except areas within incorporated cities which have ordinances or other regulations requiring vaccination and registration of dogs.
HB 203 53-0 (1953) Author: Banks, Jr., Clinton Stanley | et. al. Relating to requiring that all dogs be vaccinated against rabies in all counties where the disease has been diagnosed positive by laboratory methods; prescribing penalties.
HB 107 53-1 (1954) Author: Yancy, Jr., James Watson Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Court of any county having a population of eight hundred thousand (800,000) inhabitants or more, according to the last preceding Federal Census, to declare certain areas to be subject to a rabies epidemic of the dog population thereof and to establish regulations therefor; declaring certain acts to be offenses and prescribing penalties for violation of its provisions.
HB 100 51-0 (1949) Author: Bryan, Sr., Jack C. Relating to requiring that all dogs be vaccinated against rabies, if six (6) months of age or over; requiring that a tag showing vaccination shall be worn by all dogs six months of age or over; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict; providing a saving clause.
HB 26 51-1 (1950) Author: Hardee, Jack Y. | et. al. Relating to making it the duty of the State Health Officer to determine and define areas in which foxes or other wild animals infected with rabies exist, and authorizing the State Health Officer to pay bounties for destruction of such animals and for the publication thereof; providing an open season on foxes or other wild animals in infected areas and permitting the sale of the hides and pelts thereof during the trapping season; providing exemptions; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith; providing a savings clause.
HB 426 50-0 (1947) Author: Hydrick, Jr., Isom P. "Bill" Relating to requiring that all dogs be vaccinated against rabies; providing a penalty.
HB 537 50-0 (1947) Author: Hughes, Jr., Edward P. | et. al. Relating to making it the duty of the State Health Officer to determine and define areas in which foxes or other wild animals infected with rabies exist, and authorizing the State Health Officer to pay bounties for destruction of such animals and for the publication thereof; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith; providing a saving clause.
HB 328 49-0 (1945) Author: Cato, Arthur | et. al. Relating to the protection of human beings against rabies, to require inoculation against rabies of all dogs running at large, to provide for the apprehension and disposition of dogs running at large which have not been inoculated in accordance with he provision of this Act, to provide for the confinement of bitten dogs, to provide a means of enforcement of the provisions of this Act, the appointment of a Rabies Inspector, to fix fees for inoculation of dogs, and to fix penalties for the violation of the provisions hereof.
HB 859 46-0 (1939) Author: Fuchs, Robert A. | et. al. Relating to providing duties of Veterinarian Live Stock Sanitary Commissions and reports thereon regarding rabies of dogs and other canines; providing penalties for violating any provision of the Act and affixing penalty.
HB 131 43-1 (1933) Author: Coombes, Zachariah Ellis | et. al. Relating to appropriating Twenty-five Thousand Dollars ($25,000) to provide for the construction of a building and for laboratory equipment for the manufacture of anti-rabies serum and to purchase anti-rabic serum for issuance to Public Health Officers of cities and counties in this State, to be used to treat indigent persons only where an epidemic of rabies exists.
HB 26 36-0 (1919) Author: Fly, William Madden | et. al. Relating to amending certain laws so as to provide that the Pasteur Hospital or department shall be under the management and control of the State Board of Health and be administered as a bureau in the office of the State Health Officer by an Assistant State Health Officer, appointed by the State Health Officer by and with the advice and consent of the State Board of Health; prescribing the qualifications of such Assistant Health Officer.
HB 524 35-0 (1917) Author: Davis, Dr. Oscar Relating to providing for the seizure, killing, and examination of any dog or other domestic animal having bitten any person; to prevent and control rabies; providing for the appraising of animals seized; providing penalties.
SB 329 35-0 (1917) Author: Bee, Carlos Relating to building, establishing and maintaining upon land owned by the State a Pasteur Institute and Bacteriological Laboratory; making an appropriation.

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