86th Regular Session (2019) – Governor Greg Abbott

*HRO analysis is taken from the House Research Organization's Vetoes of Legislation, 86th 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 51 Relating to the creation and promulgation of certain standard forms for statewide use in criminal actions.   Veto Analysis
HB 70 Relating to a strategic plan goal by the Department of Agriculture to prevent crop diseases in this state.   Veto Analysis
HB 93 Relating to the inclusion of a magistrate's name on certain signed orders.   Veto Analysis
HB 109 Relating to the operation of open-enrollment charter schools on Memorial Day.   Veto Analysis
HB 345 Relating to the automatic issuance of a personal identification certificate to a person 60 years of age or older whose driver's license has been surrendered or revoked.   Veto Analysis
HB 389 Relating to the regulation of game rooms in certain counties.   Veto Analysis
HB 448 Relating to the creation of an offense for failing to secure certain children in a rear-facing child passenger safety seat system.   Veto Analysis
HB 455 Relating to policies on the recess period in public schools.   Veto Analysis
HB 463 Relating to reciprocity agreements between certain air ambulance companies operating a subscription program.   Veto Analysis
HB 651 Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in counties not served by a hospital district or a public hospital.   Veto Analysis
HB 929 Relating to the duties of a magistrate to inform an arrested person of consequences of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere.   Veto Analysis
HB 994 Relating to appeals to justice courts of certain ad valorem tax determinations.   Veto Analysis
HB 1031 Relating to the regulation of game rooms in certain counties.   Veto Analysis
HB 1053 Relating to the disposition of real property interests by the Willacy County Navigation District.   Veto Analysis
HB 1059 Relating to a biennial report on stormwater infrastructure in this state.   Veto Analysis
HB 1099 Relating to peace officers commissioned by the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners.   Veto Analysis
HB 1120 Relating to the powers of certain county assistance districts.   Veto Analysis
HB 1168 Relating to the offense of possessing a weapon in a secured area of an airport.   Veto Analysis
HB 1174 Relating to the authority of certain county assistance districts to provide a grant or loan.   Veto Analysis
HB 1215 Relating to the allocation of low income housing tax credits.   Veto Analysis
HB 1404 Relating to the regulation of game rooms in certain counties.   Veto Analysis
HB 1476 Relating to the regulation of game rooms in certain counties.   Veto Analysis
HB 1742 Relating to the mediation of the settlement of certain health benefit claims involving balance billing by out-of-network laboratories.   Veto Analysis
HB 1771 Relating to a prohibition on prosecuting or referring to juvenile court certain persons for certain conduct constituting the offense of prostitution and to the provision of services to those persons.   Veto Analysis
HB 1806 Relating to the use of water withdrawn from the Edwards Aquifer by certain entities.   Veto Analysis
HB 2111 Relating to the period for which a school district's participation in certain tax increment financing reinvestment zones may be taken into account in determining the total taxable value of property in the school district.   Veto Analysis
HB 2112 Relating to salvage motor vehicles, including flood vehicles, and nonrepairable motor vehicles.   Veto Analysis
HB 2348 Relating to the prohibition of certain employment discrimination regarding an employee who is a volunteer emergency responder.   Veto Analysis
HB 2475 Relating to the indigent status of a person for purposes of the driver responsibility program.   Veto Analysis
HB 2481 Relating to the creation and administration of certain specialty court programs; authorizing fees.   Veto Analysis
HB 2856 Relating to restrictions under disaster remediation contracts; creating a criminal offense.   Veto Analysis
HB 3022 Relating to emergency warning systems operated by municipalities and counties.   Veto Analysis
HB 3078 Relating to the review of clemency applications from certain persons who were victims of human trafficking or family violence.   Veto Analysis
HB 3082 Relating to investigating and prosecuting the criminal offense of operating an unmanned aircraft over or near certain facilities.   Veto Analysis
HB 3195 Relating to juveniles committed to the Texas Juvenile Justice Department and the transition of students from alternative education programs to regular classrooms.   Veto Analysis
HB 3252 Relating to the posting of certain notices in a primary election.   Veto Analysis
HB 3490 Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the criminal offense of harassment; creating a criminal offense.   Veto Analysis
HB 3511 Relating to the creation of the Commission on Texas Workforce of the Future.   Veto Analysis
HB 3648 Relating to the powers and duties of the office of independent ombudsman for the Texas Juvenile Justice Department.   Veto Analysis
HB 3910 Relating to the establishment of one or more supplemental county civil service commissions in certain counties.   Veto Analysis
HB 4703 Relating to the creation of the Harris County Improvement District No. 28; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.   Veto Analysis
SB 124 Relating to the authority of a county to require electronic bids or proposals for competitive bidding.   Veto Analysis
SB 390 Relating to the creation of the Northeast Houston Redevelopment District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments or fees.   Veto Analysis
SB 467 Relating to the procedures of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct.   Veto Analysis
SB 511 Relating to the installation of unsafe motor vehicle tires; providing a civil penalty.   Veto Analysis
SB 536 Relating to associate judges for guardianship proceedings and protective services proceedings in certain courts.   Veto Analysis
SB 550 Relating to the eligibility of certain criminal defendants for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information.   Veto Analysis
SB 667 Relating to probate and guardianship matters and certain procedures for persons who are incapacitated or have a mental illness.   Veto Analysis
SB 746 Relating to certain procedures associated with voter approval of municipal annexation.   Veto Analysis
SB 815 Relating to the creation and preservation of certain records of criminal proceedings.   Veto Analysis
SB 1319 Relating to certain taxes and to an annual report submitted to the comptroller concerning those taxes.   Veto Analysis
SB 1575 Relating to governmental immunity for and adjudication of claims arising from a local governmental entity's disaster recovery contract.   Veto Analysis
SB 1793 Relating to purchasing and contracting by governmental entities; authorizing fees.   Veto Analysis
SB 1804 Relating to the entry into the Texas Crime Information Center of certain information regarding conditions of bond imposed in criminal cases involving family violence.   Veto Analysis
SB 1861 Relating to certain public facilities financed, owned, and operated by a public facility corporation.   Veto Analysis
SB 2456 Relating to the powers and duties of the Karis Municipal Management District of Tarrant County; changing the territory of the district; providing a civil penalty; providing authority to issue bonds.   Veto Analysis
HCR 86 Designating the Bowie knife as the official state knife of Texas.   Veto Analysis
HCR 133 Directing the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to conduct a study on the creation of a divinity program at Texas Southern University.   Veto Analysis

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