Office of the Governor Rick Perry

Texas' 83rd Legislative Session

  • Friday, June 14, 2013 • Austin, Texas • Veto Statement
    Gov. Perry Vetoes SB 889
    Relating to the physician assistant board. Author: Uresti; Sponsor: Laubenberg
  • Friday, June 14, 2013 • Austin, Texas • Veto Statement
    Gov. Perry Vetoes SB 722
    Relating to eligibility to serve as an interpreter in an election. Author: Ellis; Sponsor: Johnson
  • Friday, June 14, 2013 • Austin, Texas • Veto Statement
    Gov. Perry Vetoes SB 1234
    Relating to the prevention of truancy and the offense of failure to attend school. Author: Whitmire; Sponsor: Price
  • Friday, June 14, 2013 • Austin, Texas • Veto Statement
    Gov. Perry Vetoes SB 504
    Relating to the requirement that certain schoolchildren be screened for abnormal spinal curvature. Author: Deuell; Sponsor: King, Susan
  • Friday, June 14, 2013 • Austin, Texas • Veto Statement
    Gov. Perry Vetoes SB 429
    Relating to the dismissal or nonsuit of a suit to terminate the parent-child relationship filed by the Department of Family and Protective Services. Author: Nelson; Sponsor: Raymond
  • Friday, June 14, 2013 • Austin, Texas • Veto Statement
    Gov. Perry Vetoes SB 227
    Relating to the dispensing of aesthetic pharmaceuticals by physicians and therapeutic optometrists; imposing fees. Author: Williams; Sponsor: Zerwas
  • Friday, June 14, 2013 • Austin, Texas • Veto Statement
    Gov. Perry Vetoes SB 219
    Relating to ethics of public servants, including the functions and duties of the Texas Ethics Commission; the regulation of political contributions, political advertising, lobbying, and conduct of public servants; and the reporting of political contributions and expenditures and personal financial information; providing civil and criminal penalties. Author: Huffman; Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis | Johnson
  • Friday, June 14, 2013 • Austin, Texas • Veto Statement
    Gov. Perry Vetoes SB 17
    Relating to the training in school safety of certain educators of a school district or an open-enrollment charter school authorized to carry a concealed handgun on school premises. Author: Patrick | Estes; Sponsor: Fletcher
  • Friday, June 14, 2013 • Austin, Texas • Veto Statement
    Gov. Perry Vetoes HB 3509
    Relating to endangered species habitat conservation and to the creation of a board to oversee and guide the state's coordinated response to federal actions regarding endangered species. Author: Bonnen, Dennis | Villalba; Sponsor: Seliger
  • Friday, June 14, 2013 • Austin, Texas • Veto Statement
    Gov. Perry Vetoes SB 15
    Relating to the governance of public institutions of higher education in this state. Author: Seliger | Deuell | Duncan | Ellis | Eltife | Nelson | Watson | West | Whitmire | Zaffirini; Sponsor:Branch
  • Friday, June 14, 2013 • Austin, Texas • Veto Statement
    Gov. Perry Vetoes HB 3085
    Relating to the regulation of automotive wrecking and salvage yards in certain counties; increasing the civil penalty. Author: Walle; Sponsor: Garcia
  • Friday, June 14, 2013 • Austin, Texas • Veto Statement
    Gov. Perry Line-Item Vetoes in SB 1
    General Appropriations Bill. Author: Williams; Sponsor: Pitts
  • Friday, June 14, 2013 • Austin, Texas • Veto Statement
    Gov. Perry Vetoes HB 3063
    Relating to defense base development authorities. Author: Menéndez; Sponsor: Van de Putte
  • Friday, June 14, 2013 • Austin, Texas • Veto Statement
    Gov. Perry Vetoes SB 1606
    Relating to ad valorem tax liens on personal property. Author: Zaffirini Sponsor: Strama
  • Friday, June 14, 2013 • Austin, Texas • Veto Statement
    Gov. Perry Vetoes HB 2836
    Relating to the essential knowledge and skills of the required public school curriculum and to certain state-adopted or state-developed assessment instruments for public school students. Author: Ratliff | Farney | King, Ken | Patrick, Diane | Huberty; Sponsor: Patrick
  • Friday, June 14, 2013 • Austin, Texas • Veto Statement
    Gov. Perry Vetoes HB 2824
    Relating to the Texas High Performance Schools Consortium. Author: Ratliff | Branch | Simpson | Turner, Sylvester | Kacal; Sponsor: Paxton
  • Friday, June 14, 2013 • Austin, Texas • Veto Statement
    Gov. Perry Vetoes HB 2590
    Relating to the foreclosure sale of property subject to an oil or gas lease. Author: Keffer; Sponsor: Eltife
  • Friday, June 14, 2013 • Austin, Texas • Veto Statement
    Gov. Perry Vetoes HB 2138
    Relating to the board of directors of the Near Northside Management District and to the district's boundaries and territory. Author: Dutton; Sponsor: Ellis
  • Friday, June 14, 2013 • Austin, Texas • Veto Statement
    Gov. Perry Vetoes HB 1790
    Relating to certain procedures for defendants who successfully complete a period of state jail felony community supervision. Author: Longoria | Thompson, Senfronia | Burnam | Hughes | Rose; Sponsor: Hinojosa
  • Friday, June 14, 2013 • Austin, Texas • Veto Statement
    Gov. Perry Vetoes HB 1511
    Relating to the rates of sales and use taxes imposed by municipalities; authorizing an increase or decrease in the rate of those taxes. Author: Larson; Sponsor: Eltife
  • Friday, June 14, 2013 • Austin, Texas • Veto Statement
    Gov. Perry Vetoes HB 1160
    Relating to the transfer of a certificate of convenience and necessity in certain municipalities. Author: Geren; Sponsor: Nelson
  • Friday, June 14, 2013 • Austin, Texas • Veto Statement
    Gov. Perry Line-Item Vetoes in HB 1025
    Relating to making supplemental appropriations and reductions in appropriations and giving direction and adjustment authority regarding appropriations. Author: Pitts; Sponsor: Williams
  • Friday, June 14, 2013 • Austin, Texas • Veto Statement
    Gov. Perry Vetoes HB 217
    Relating to the types of beverages that may be sold to students on public school campuses. Author: Alvarado | Zerwas | King, Susan | Lucio III | Cortez; Sponsor: Uresti
  • Friday, June 14, 2013 • Austin, Texas • Veto Statement
    Gov. Perry Vetoes HB 1090
    Relating to the creation of Texas Task Force 1 Type 3 Rio Grande Valley and authorizing the creation of a Texas Task Force 2 by certain municipalities. Author: Martinez, "Mando" | Lucio III | Canales; Sponsor: Hinojosa
  • Friday, June 14, 2013 • Austin, Texas • Veto Statement
    Gov. Perry Vetoes HB 950
    Relating to unlawful employment practices regarding discrimination in payment of compensation. Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Collier | Davis, Sarah | Alvarado | Isaac; Sponsor: Davis
  • Friday, June 14, 2013 • Austin, Texas • Veto Statement
    Gov. Perry Vetoes HB 1982
    Relating to the enterprise zone program. Author: Murphy; Sponsor: Hinojosa
  • Saturday, May 25, 2013 • Austin, Texas • Veto Statement
    Gov. Perry Vetoes SB 346
    Relating to reporting requirements of certain persons who do not meet the definition of political committee. Author: Seliger; Sponsor: Geren
  • Saturday, May 25, 2013 • Austin, Texas • Veto Statement
    Gov. Perry Vetoes HB 535
    Relating to the preference given by state agencies to goods offered by bidders in this state or manufactured, produced, or grown in this state or in the United States. Author: Davis, Yvonne | Reynolds | Keffer | Miles | Naishtat; Sponsor: Zaffirini
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