82nd Regular Session (2011) – Governor Rick Perry

*HRO analysis is taken from the House Research Organization's Vetoes of Legislation, 82nd Regular Session Legislature
Analyses include a digest of each vetoed bill, the governor's stated reason for the veto, and a response by the author of the vetoed bill.

Bill Caption Document HRO*
HB 1 General Appropriations Bill.
Line item veto.
HB 242 Relating to the enforcement of public safety, including the privileges and duties of certain types of law enforcement officers.   Veto Analysis
HB 335 Relating to implementation and requirements of certain health care reform laws.   Veto Analysis
HB 397 Relating to the creation of the Bureau for Economic Development of the Border Region.   Veto Analysis
HB 990 Relating to certain homestead preservation reinvestment zones.   Veto Analysis
HB 992 Relating to excess undergraduate credit hours at public institutions of higher education.   Veto Analysis
HB 1429 Relating to rights and remedies of certain residential tenants; providing civil penalties.   Veto Analysis
HB 1616 Relating to the reporting of political contributions, political expenditures, and personal financial information, and to complaints filed with the Texas Ethics Commission.   Veto Analysis
HB 1768 Relating to the regulation of roadside vendors and solicitors in certain counties.   Veto Analysis
HB 2327 Relating to the establishment and operation of a motor-bus-only lane pilot program in certain counties.   Veto Analysis
HB 2403 Relating to retailers engaged in business in this state for purposes of sales and use taxes.   Veto Analysis
HB 2499 Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Information Resources and the transfer of certain department functions to the comptroller of public accounts.   Veto Analysis
HB 2608 Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.   Veto Analysis
HB 2889 Relating to the expunction of records and files relating to a person's arrest.   Veto Analysis
HB 2972 Relating to the municipal sales and use tax for street maintenance.   Veto Analysis
HB 2996 Relating to the creation of the Texas Urban Agricultural Innovation Authority.   Veto Analysis
HB 2997 Relating to the creation and funding of the urban farming pilot program and the creation of the Select Committee on Urban Farming.   Veto Analysis
HB 3125 Relating to the offenses of unauthorized duplication, unauthorized recording, unauthorized operation of recording device, and improper labeling of recordings.   Veto Analysis
SB 40 Relating to the composition and functions of the Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation.   Veto Analysis
SB 167 Relating to the automatic expunction of arrest records and files after an individual receives a pardon or a grant of certain other relief with respect to the offense for which the individual was arrested.   Veto Analysis
SB 191 Relating to disposition of a contested case by the Texas Medical Board.   Veto Analysis
SB 408 Relating to inspection of and the operation of watercraft on the John Graves Scenic Riverway; providing for the imposition of a criminal penalty.   Veto Analysis
SB 978 Relating to procedures for the dissolution of the Hidalgo County Water Improvement District No. 3.   Veto Analysis
SB 1035 Relating to motor vehicle title services; providing penalties.   Veto Analysis
SB 1807 Relating to the composition of the 444th Judicial District.   Veto Analysis

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