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HB 1181 86-0 (2019) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the regulation of commercial catfish fishing on Falcon Lake. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 1121 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby"
Relating to public health laboratory capabilities in certain counties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4182 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to regulation of certain areas in Zapata County. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 4605 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to regulation of certain areas in Zapata County. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 4607 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to regulation of certain areas bordering on Falcon Lake and the Rio Grande River. House: County Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2322 80-0 (2007) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the rate of the hotel occupancy tax imposed by certain counties without a municipality. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective immediately
HB 4068 80-0 (2007) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the authority of Zapata County to adopt development regulations for certain unincorporated areas of the county; providing a penalty. House: Natural Resources Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 63 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Escobar, Juan | et. al.
Relating to the powers of the commissioners court of certain counties in the border region in regard to unincorporated areas; providing penalties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 583 66-0 (1979) Author: Hall, W. N. "Billy"
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to the hunting of predators from aircraft in Zapata County. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 707 66-0 (1979) Author: Hall, W. N. "Billy" Relating to creation of the County Court at Law of Zapata County. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
SB 535 66-0 (1979) Author: Traeger, John Relating to creation, jurisdiction, terms, judges, personnel, courtroom, and practice and procedures of the County Court at Law of Zapata County; and providing for transfer of cases and exchange of judges. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 1548 63-0 (1973) Author: Hall, W. N. "Billy"
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to including Zapata County under certain provisions of The Uniform Wildlife Regulatory Act, as amended (Article 978j-1, Vernon's Texas Penal Code); and declaring an emergency. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HB 1759 62-0 (1971) Author: Ligarde, Honore Relating to including Zapata County under the provisions of the Uniform Wildlife Regulatory Act.
HB 1065 59-0 (1965) Author: Ligarde, Honore Relating to hunting quail in Zapata County.
SB 17 57-1 (1961) Author: Kazen, Jr., Abraham "Chick" Relating to creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district to be known as Zapata County Water Control and Improvement District-San Ygnacio.
HB 753 56-0 (1959) Author: Laurel, Oscar M. Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Court of Zapata County to supplement the salary of the District Judge of the 49th Judicial District of Texas.
HB 325 51-0 (1949) Author: Kazen, Jr., Abraham "Chick" Relating to amending a previous Act, permitting the trailing of wounded deer with dogs in the Counties of Starr, Webb, and Zapata..
HB 487 51-0 (1949) Author: Kazen, Jr., Abraham "Chick" Relating to amending a previous Act, fixing an open season on buck deer in Zapata County, Texas; prescribing a penalty for the violation hereof.
SB 359 51-0 (1949) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to granting an easement to the United States in and to the bed and the banks of the Rio Grande River from Ft. Quitman to the mouth of said river for the construction of Government Projects.
HB 27 51-1 (1950) Author: Kazen, Jr., Abraham "Chick" Relating to providing for a close season on wild deer and javelina (collared peccary) in Zapata County and Rusk County for a period of five (5) years; prescribing a penalty; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 232 49-0 (1945) Author: Fenley, Florence Relating to amending certain Acts providing that it shall be lawful to take, capture, shoot or kill Collared Peccary or Javelina in the Counties of Webb, Starr, Zapata and Dimmit at any time; prohibiting the sale of any Collared Peccary or Javelina, or any part of the same, in said counties; prescribing penalties.
HB 954 47-0 (1941) Author: Leyendecker, Boniface J. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act to provide that it shall be lawful to take, capture, shoot, or kill Collared Peccary or Javelina in the counties of Webb, Starr, and Zapata at any time; prohibiting the sale of any Collared Peccary or Javelina, or any part of the same, in said counties; prescribing penalties.
HB 797 46-0 (1939) Author: Leyendecker, Boniface J. Relating to creating a special road law for Zapata County, Texas, providing that said County may fund or refund the indebtedness outstanding against its Road and Bridge Fund as of January 1, 1939, setting forth the method of operation.
SB 252 46-0 (1939) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to creating a special road law for Zapata County, Texas, providing that said County may fund or refund the indebtedness outstanding against its Road and Bridge Fund as of January 1, 1939, setting forth the method of operation.
SB 491 44-0 (1935) Author: Neal, Jim Relating to changing the time of holding the terms of the District Court in the 49th Judicial District, and providing that all processes and writs heretofore issued and all recognizances and bonds heretofore made and executed and returned to existing terms of district court in counties composing said district, together with jurors heretofore selected, are valid and returnable to the first term of such court, after this Act takes effect, and providing for the continuation of the existing district courts in said counties in session when this Act takes effect, to the end of their terms.
SB 549 41-0 (1929) Author: Parr, Archer "Archie" Relating to creating a more efficient Road System for Zapata County, Texas.
SB 64 41-5 (1930) Author: Parr, Archer "Archie" Relating to validating the grant of land made by the Crown of Spain to Jose Clements Gutierrez, his heirs and assigns, of Porcion 41, lying and being situated in Zapata County, Texas, and to authorize the Commissioner of the General Land Office to issue patent to Jose Clements Gutierrez, his heirs and assigns, to said Porcion.
HB 366 40-0 (1927) Author: Bobbitt, Sr., Robert Lee Relating to validating the grants of land made by the Crown of Spain to Juan Antonio Vidaurri situated in Zapata County; and to authorize the Commissioner of the General Land Office to issue patents to Juan Antonio Viduarri, his heirs and assigns.
HB 474 33-0 (1913) Author: Smith, Asher Richardson Relating to restoring and conferring upon the county court of Zapata County the civil and criminal jurisdiction belonging to said court under the Constitution and General Statutes of Texas.
SB 176 30-0 (1907) Author: Hudspeth, Claude Benton Relating to providing for the appointment of an inspector of hides and animals for Zapata County, Texas.
HB 2 28-0 (1903) Author: Seabury, Francis William Relating to diminishing the Civil and Criminal jurisdiction of the County Court of Zapata County.
HB 145 28-0 (1903) Author: Middlebrook, Vernon E. | et. al. Relating to providing for the extension of time for the payment of State and county ad valorem taxes for the year 1902-'03 in Nacogdoches county, providing for an extension for the penalty of 10 per cent on such taxes to attach on the 1st of March, 1903.
HB 392 19-0 (1885) Relating to restoring and conferring upon the county court of Zapata County the criminal jurisdiction heretofore belonging to it under the Constitution and general statutes of the State of Texas and to conform the jurisdiction of the district court to such change.

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