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HB 1801 86-0 (2019) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to requirements for and municipal regulation of dogs in an outdoor dining area of a food service establishment. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 4346 86-0 (2019) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the regulation of off-site restaurant services; authorizing a permit; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 476 86-0 (2019) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Sponsor: Goldman, Craig
Relating to requirements for and municipal regulation of dogs in an outdoor dining area of a food service establishment. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 873 85-0 (2017) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al.
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to prohibiting certain establishments serving the public from restricting a peace officer or special investigator from carrying a weapon on the premises. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1215 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to the payment of gratuities to certain employees. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2228 84-0 (2015) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to a refund of certain sales taxes collected by certain hotels and restaurants that complete renovation projects; authorizing a fee. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2298 84-0 (2015) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to prohibiting certain public places from excluding peace officers or special investigators from carrying weapons on the premises. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1498 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to a sales tax exemption for certain items sold to or used by certain venues that present live music. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
HB 1182 82-0 (2011) Author: Munoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to disclosure of calorie content and nutrition information by certain food establishments; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 171 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to disclosure of calorie content and nutrition information by certain food establishments; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 751 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the regulation of catfish and other siluriform fish intended for human consumption; providing civil and administrative penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1522 81-0 (2009) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to a requirement that a chain restaurant disclose nutrition information; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1523 81-0 (2009) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Relating to a prohibition of foods containing trans fat. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1845 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to disclosure of calorie content of and nutrition information regarding food served by a chain restaurant; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3415 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the regulation of smoking in eating and drinking places in certain areas of the state; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4498 81-0 (2009) Author: Hamilton, Mike
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 982 79-0 (2005) Author: Reyna, Elvira
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to posting a sign warning restaurant or bar employees against fraudulent use or possession of identifying information; providing a criminal penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1598 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to administrative penalties imposed by a public health district for violations of health and safety provisions relating to retail food service. House: County Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2062 79-0 (2005) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the service of alcoholic beverages in a public restaurant under a private club registration permit. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 2063 79-0 (2005) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the fee for certain private club alcoholic beverage permits. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
SB 1246 79-0 (2005) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Woolley, Beverly | et. al.
Relating to local option elections in certain populous areas on the sale of mixed beverages by food and beverage establishments. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 671 78-0 (2003) Author: Lewis, Glenn
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to the requirements for certain alcoholic beverage licenses. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3153 78-0 (2003) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to notice of nutritional information by a chain restaurant; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3155 78-0 (2003) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to public health measures relating to food. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HJR 86 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow a local option election to legalize or prohibit the sale of mixed beverages in certain special districts. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
SB 381 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Relating to food manufacturer and food wholesaler licensing requirements under the Texas Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 96 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the payment of wages and gratuities to certain employees; providing penalties. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 251 77-0 (2001) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to certification of food managers. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 290 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to smoking in certain food and beverage service establishments; providing penalties. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1614 77-0 (2001) Author: Wise, Miguel
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to requirements for the issuance of a food and beverage certificate to certain alcoholic beverage permit or license holders. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1793 77-0 (2001) Author: Wise, Miguel
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the application of certain alcoholic beverage regulations to the holder of a food and beverage certificate. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1530 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to prohibiting hospital employees and medical staff from wearing surgical attire or hospital uniforms on the premises of certain food-related businesses. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1814 76-0 (1999) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to a local option election for the sale of mixed beverages by a food and beverage certificate holder. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 789 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to a local option election for the sale of mixed beverages in restaurants. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 939 70-0 (1987) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to disclosure of the ingredients of a substance used for frying by restaurants. House: Business & Commerce Pending in committee
HB 1418 70-0 (1987) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to disclosure of ingredients of food sold by certain restaurants. House: Business & Commerce No action taken in committee
HB 1805 70-0 (1987) Author: Evans, Larry
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to signs posted in food service establishments depicting the Heimlich maneuver to dislodge food from a choking person. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 2121 70-0 (1987) Author: Connelly, Barry Relating to the authority of counties to regulate food service establishments and retail food stores; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Public Health Referred to subcommittee
HB 2125 70-0 (1987) Author: Harris, Jack
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the authority of counties and public health districts to regulate food service establishments and retail food stores; providing criminal penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Testimony received in committee
SB 971 70-0 (1987) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to the location in a food court of the premises of a holder of a wine and beer retailer's permit. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 1527 70-0 (1987) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to signs posted in food service establishments depicting the Heimlich maneuver to dislodge food from a choking person. Senate: Health & Human Services Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 2231 68-0 (1983) Author: Valles, Robert "Bob" Relating to possession by a wine and beer retailer's permittee of certain alcoholic beverages to be used for cooking. House: Liquor Regulation Referred to Committee on Liquor Regulation
HB 1006 67-0 (1981) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to serving children's portions to senior citizens by restaurants. House: Business & Industry Referred to Committee on Business and Industry
HB 1046 67-0 (1981) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to possession by a wine and beer retailers' permittee of certain alcoholic beverages to be used for cooking. House: Liquor Regulation Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1503 67-0 (1981) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to requiring a restaurant operator to keep on the premises a food dislodging device and to have on duty an employee trained in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. House: Business & Industry Referred to Committee on Business and Industry
HB 945 66-0 (1979) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to serving children's portions to senior citizens by restaurants. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 1497 66-0 (1979) Author: Lauhoff, Herman E. Relating to the requirement that restaurants reserve dining area space for persons who do not smoke tobacco. House: Business & Industry Referred to Committee on Business and Industry
HB 1833 66-0 (1979) Author: Ezzell, Michael H. Relating to acquisition or sale of waste cooking grease; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock Placed on daily General State Calendar
HB 1272 65-0 (1977) Author: Green, Gene Relating to serving children's portions to senior citizens by restaurants; providing a penalty. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 571 57-0 (1961) Author: Burgess, Steve A. Relating to imposing an excise tax of three percent (3%) on charges for meals in eating establishments.
HB 702 54-0 (1955) Author: Baker, Robert W. Relating to contributing to the control and prevention of diseases which may be normally transmitted through the medium of food, drink, or utensils, dishes, and serving implements used in connection therewith; defining the term "food"; prohibiting certain performances and employment of persons infected with transmissible conditions of disease; providing for sanitary requirements and examinations of certain employees and persons; authorizing Incorporated cities (including home rule cities) to enact ordinances incidental hereto; providing a providing a penalty for violation of this Act; repealing all other laws in conflict herewith; providing for severability.
SB 329 54-0 (1955) Author: Corbin, Sr., Kilmer B. Relating to contributing to the control and prevention of diseases which may be normally transmitted through the medium of food, drink, or utensils, dishes, and serving implements used in connection therewith; defining the terms "food"; prohibiting certain performances and employment of persons infected with transmissible conditions of disease; providing for sanitary requirements and examinations of certain employees and persons; authorizing incorporated cities (including home rule cities) to enact ordinances incidental hereto; providing a penalty for violation of this Act; repealing all other laws in conflict herewith; providing for severability.
SB 161 51-0 (1949) Author: Kelly, Keith F. Relating to amending a previous Act, pertaining to the sterilization of dishes, etc., by establishments serving food and drink.
SB 189 47-0 (1941) Author: Sulak, Louis J. Relating to amending certain Article requiring dispensers of food and drinks to wash dishes and vessels after each use.
HB 673 46-0 (1939) Author: McDaniel, Lloyd C. | et. al. Relating to enacting into the Penal Code a provision declaring it to be disorderly conduct for any person to enter any Restaurant, Café, or Hotel and order and have served to him any food or refreshments and leave or attempt to leave such premises without paying for such food or refreshments, and providing a penalty for such disorderly conduct.
HB 646 45-0 (1937) Author: London, Marvin Flynt Relating to providing that persons, firms, or corporations, who operate or conduct hotels, cafes, restaurants, dining cars, or other public eating places, bakeries, and meat markets in this State, shall not work, employ, or keep in their employ any person who is infected with or affected by any infectious or contagious disease; providing penalties for a violation of the provisions of this Act.
SB 182 37-0 (1921) Author: Hertzberg, Harry Relating to regulating the sanitation of hotels, restaurants, lodging houses, etc.
SB 16 34-0 (1915) Author: Westbrook, Ed Relating to requiring hotels, cafes, restaurants and all public eating houses in this State to sterilize in hot boiling water, all plates, cups, saucers, knives, forks, spoons and such other utensils as may be used in serving meals and drinks, after being used and before permitting them to be used again.
HB 670 33-0 (1913) Author: Lewelling, Dwight Lyman Relating to prohibiting the owners, managers, agents or servants or any employee of any hotel, boarding house, restaurant, lunch room or other eating place from serving any intoxicating liquor, providing penalties.

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