2023 TLTA Bills of Interest

Eminent Domain

  • HJR 26
    Schofield
    Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the right to repurchase real property acquired through eminent domain.
  • HB 694
    Rogers
    Relating to inclusion of a course on the United States Constitution and the Texas Constitution in the curriculum requirements for public high school students.

Franchise Tax

  • HB 391
    Goldman
    Relating to the repeal of the franchise tax.

Land Use

  • HB 376
    Rogers
    Relating to a landowner's bill of rights statement in connection with the acquisition of real property through eminent domain.
  • SB 147
    Kolkhorst
    Relating to the purchase of or acquisition of title to real property by certain aliens or foreign entities.

Liens

  • HB 217
    Murr
    Relating to the limitation on the amount of a subcontractor's lien for labor or materials.
  • HB 219
    Noble
    Relating to the release of a deed of trust or other contract lien securing a home loan after payoff by mortgagor.
  • HB 264
    Toth
    Relating to requirements for the physical presence of a borrower for signing certain documents related to a home equity loan.
  • HJR 20
    Toth
    Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for exceptions to the requirement that a home equity loan be closed only at the office of the lender, an attorney at law, or a title company.

Privacy

  • HB 96
    González
    Relating to the confidentiality of certain home address information in ad valorem tax appraisal records.

Sales Price Disclosure

  • HB 234
    Bernal
    Relating to mandatory sales price disclosure of commercial or industrial real property sales.
  • HB 697
    Holland
    Relating to seller's disclosures regarding fuel gas piping in residential real property.

Transaction

  • HB 207
    Murr
    Relating to the exclusion of certain conveyances from classification as sham or pretended sales.

Watch

  • HB 255
    Swanson
    Relating to the maintenance of records and charging of fees by a notary public.