2019 86th Texas Legislative Session House Bills

Joint Resolution House Bills

Click for options HJR 24 Author: Geren  
Last Action: 11/12/2018 H Filed
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to pay at least 50 percent of the cost of maintaining and operating the public school system and prohibiting the comptroller from certifying legislation containing an appropriation for public education unless the requirement is met.
Click for options HJR 31 Author: Murphy  
Last Action: 11/19/2018 H Filed
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational functions.
Click for options HJR 37 Author: Howard  
Last Action: 12/12/2018 H Filed
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing certain persons under the age of 18 to vote in a primary election.
Click for options HJR 43 Author: Howard  
Last Action: 01/10/2019 H Filed
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the legislature to set the basic allotment under the Foundation School Program at an amount that reflects a change in the total taxable value of property in the state.
Click for options HJR 49 Author: Dutton  
Last Action: 01/22/2019 H Filed
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of five casinos in this state by licensed persons in certain counties that have approved casino gaming to provide funding for prekindergarten programs; providing for the requirement of occupational licenses, the authorization of fees, the imposition of a tax, and the provision of criminal penalties.
Click for options HJR 55 Author: Raymond  
Last Action: 01/25/2019 H Filed
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to dedicate net revenue from the state lottery to support educational programs that benefit classroom teaching in the state's public schools and to prohibit certain lottery advertisements and promotions.
Click for options HJR 56 Author: Bernal  
Last Action: 01/25/2019 H Filed
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit the total amount of ad valorem taxes that a school district may impose on the residence homestead of an individual and the surviving spouse of the individual if the individual qualifies the property as the individual's residence homestead for 15 consecutive tax years and the school taxes on the property increase by at least 120 percent during that period.
Click for options HJR 57 Author: Hinojosa  
Last Action: 01/28/2019 H Filed
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to set the salaries of members of the legislature and the lieutenant governor based on the average public school teacher salary in this state.
Click for options HJR 61 Author: Lucio III  
Last Action: 02/01/2019 H Filed
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to legalize sports betting in this state.
Click for options HJR 66 Author: Howard  
Last Action: 02/07/2019 H Filed
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment dedicating the net revenue from any tax on the sale or use of cannabis or marijuana to public education.
Click for options HJR 67 Author: Pacheco  
Last Action: 02/08/2019 H Filed
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of five casinos in this state by licensed persons in certain municipalities that have approved casino gaming to provide funding for public education and public community colleges; providing for the requirement of occupational licenses, the authorization of fees, the imposition of a tax, and the provision of criminal penalties.
Click for options HJR 72 Author: White  
Last Action: 02/13/2019 H Filed
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment permitting a person to hold more than one office as an unpaid municipal judge.
Click for options HJR 78 Author: Beckley  
Last Action: 02/20/2019 H Filed
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the operation of six casinos in this state by licensed persons in certain counties that have approved casino gaming to provide funding for certain higher education, public education, mental health, and public safety initiatives; authorizing the licensing of persons engaged in casino gaming occupations, the imposition of fees and a tax, and the provision of criminal penalties.
Click for options HJR 84 Author: Canales  
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Filed
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the minimum amount that the state may contribute to the Employees Retirement System of Texas and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
Click for options HJR 86 Author: Toth  
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Filed
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit governmental entities from spending public money on legislative lobbying.
Click for options HJR 104 Author: Raymond  
Last Action: 03/05/2019 H Filed
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing Webb County to delegate its authority to manage and dispose of county school land and invest and manage the proceeds from the county permanent school fund.
Click for options HJR 105 Author: Raymond  
Last Action: 03/05/2019 H Filed
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the authorization or funding of an elementary or secondary education voucher program.
Click for options HJR 109 Author: Allison  
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Filed
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a credit against ad valorem taxes imposed by a school district on the property owned by a business entity that donates money to the district to create or support career and technical education programs or courses.
Click for options HJR 112 Author: King, Tracy O.  
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Filed
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing Webb County to delegate its authority to manage and dispose of county school land and invest and manage the proceeds from the county permanent school fund.

 

Click for options HJR 113 Author: King, Ken  
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Filed
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to pay at least 50 percent of the cost of maintaining and operating the public school system and prohibiting the comptroller from certifying legislation containing an appropriation for public education unless the requirement is met.
Click for options HJR 118 Author: Stephenson  
Last Action: 03/07/2019 H Filed
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation by a school district for maintenance and operations purposes all or part of the appraised value of a residence homestead and to use state money to offset the resulting revenue loss to school districts.
Click for options HJR 119 Author: Craddick  
Last Action: 03/07/2019 H Filed
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the support and maintenance and an efficient system of public schools.

 

Click for options HJR 132 Author: Goodwin  
Last Action: 03/08/2019 H Filed
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for certain revenues otherwise allocated for transfer to the economic stabilization fund to be used for purposes related to public primary and secondary education.
Click for options HJR 137 Author: Romero, Jr.  
Last Action: 03/08/2019 H Filed
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district and to reduce the amount of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount.
Click for options HJR 144 Author: Krause  
Last Action: 03/08/2019 H Filed
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding the limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations and the use of surplus state revenue to provide for property tax relief and public school teacher compensation.
Click for options HJR 150 Author: Anchia  
Last Action: 03/08/2019 H Filed
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the system of public free schools to be globally competitive.
Click for options HJR 151 Author: Huberty  
Last Action: 03/08/2019 H Filed
Caption Version: Introduced
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing increased distributions to the available school fund.