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Legislation authored by Dennis Bonnen

Includes legislation with Dennis Bonnen as the primary author for the 75th through 86th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

86th Regular Session
HCR 144 Last Action: Filed
Caption: In memory of former House Speaker Pro Tempore D. R. "Tom" Uher of Bay City.
HCR 177 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of former House Speaker Pro Tempore D. R. "Tom" Uher of Bay City.
HR 364 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 19, 2019, as Matagorda County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 365 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Matagorda County Fair and Livestock Association.
HR 366 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of Brazosport College.
HR 372 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Vernon Ray Stewart of Brazoria.
HR 377 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Abigail Rose Arias of Angleton for her outstanding perseverance during her fight with cancer and congratulating her on being named an honorary Texas Ranger.
HR 380 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating ranchers Scott and Pam Evans of Bay City on their Guinness World Record longhorn steer, Sato.
HR 556 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Brandon Maxwell on receiving a 2019 Texas Medal of Arts from the Texas Cultural Trust.
HR 749 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Lake Jackson Church of Christ.
HR 777 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Lisa Helfman for her work as founder and chair of Brighter Bites.
HR 808 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Lloyd Glenn "Butch" Murrell and Carroll Ann Mayfield Murrell of Lake Jackson on their 50th wedding anniversary.
HR 827 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of Bess Brannen Elementary School in Lake Jackson.
HR 884 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Jimmy Dale Aplin of Clute.
HR 886 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Dorothy Jane Neal of Angleton.
HR 900 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of David Allen Head of Richwood.
HR 902 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the American Legion and the 90th anniversary of the American Legion Charles Dixon Post No. 241 in Angleton.
HR 920 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Southside Elementary School in Angleton on being named a 2019 State School of Character by Character.org.
HR 996 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Patrick Debardelaben of West Columbia.
HR 1204 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating London Bryan of Brazoria on winning a mutton bustin' championship at the 2019 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.
HR 1296 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Texas Gulf Coast Regional Airport for being named the 2019 General Aviation Airport of the Year.
HR 1400 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the UTMB Health Angleton Danbury Campus on its 50th anniversary.
HR 1484 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Elizabeth Nell Dyess Denman of Lake Jackson.
HR 1506 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Sherry-Dawn and Jason Sheffield for their dedicated efforts as the founders of Rory the Warrior, Inc.
HR 1560 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Wilhelm Williams Moye and Tena Williams Simien for their decades of service as educators in Matagorda and Brazoria Counties.
HR 1597 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Ryan Lindveit on being awarded the grand prize in the New York Youth Symphony's First Music program.
HR 1602 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Brazoswood High School welding team on winning the 2019 Technology Students Association state championship.
HR 1614 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Brazosport High School welding students on their 2018 Texas Technology Students Association state championship awards.
HR 1645 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Monsignor Leo Wleczyk on his retirement as pastor of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church in Lake Jackson.
HR 1799 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Cambria Amey of Sweeny High School on her selection as a delegate to the 2019 Congress of Future Medical Leaders.
HR 1968 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating George Henry Rau Jr. and Anita Louise Rau of Angleton on their 50th wedding anniversary.
HR 2015 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Stella Ruth Whisenhant Tipton of Humble.
HR 2044 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Taylor "Missy" Horne on her graduation from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
85th Regular Session
HB 15 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to ad valorem taxation.
HB 28 Last Action: Co-sponsor authorized
Caption: Relating to the use of certain surplus state revenue, in certain circumstances, to adjust franchise tax rates to phase out the franchise tax and to the expiration of that tax.
HB 2933 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of military optometrists and therapeutic optometrists who provide voluntary charity care.
HB 2968 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the operation of a golf cart or utility vehicle on a public highway in certain counties.
HB 2989 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to payment of an ad valorem tax refund in the event of a tax roll correction that decreases a property owner's tax liability.
HB 2999 Last Action: Effective on 1/1/18
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by certain medical centers in certain counties.
HB 3157 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to requirements for screenings in public or private schools to detect vision disorders of students.
HB 3189 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the reporting of and access to information related to court-ordered prescription drug substance abuse treatment; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 3337 Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain persons to teach a driver education course.
HB 3402 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the sale of certain state property in Brazoria County by the Texas Board of Criminal Justice.
HB 3567 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for persons who served in the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment.
HB 3629 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for the Brazosport College District to offer a baccalaureate degree program in nursing.
HB 3657 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for justices of the peace.
HB 3908 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of an eligible peace officer who resides in a qualified high crime area.
HB 4002 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the definition of production used in determining the cost of goods sold for franchise tax purposes.
HB 4156 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the issuance of permits for the movement of oversize and overweight vehicles in certain counties; authorizing an increase in the amount of a fee.
HCR 105 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Encouraging Congress to pass legislation allowing the State of Texas to manage the Gulf of Mexico red snapper fishery out to 200 nautical miles.
HJR 115 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of a peace officer who resides in a high crime area.
HR 281 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 7, 2017, as Matagorda County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 301 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Paying tribute to the memory of Anthony James Hawkins of Bay City.
HR 316 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Tom Ward for 35 years of service to Matagorda County.
HR 738 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 7, 2017, as Brazoria County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 739 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 80th anniversary of Danbury Baptist Church.
HR 740 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Sandra Shaw of Lake Jackson on her 40 years of service to the Brazosport Area Chamber of Commerce.
HR 824 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Lucy Pierce of West Columbia on her 100th birthday.
HR 825 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Schuster House in Freeport.
HR 826 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Emmitt Thomas on his induction into the Texas Black Sports Hall of Fame and the Black College Football Hall of Fame.
HR 827 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Junior Achievement of Brazoria County on its receipt of the Peak Performance Team Award and the Five Star Award from Junior Achievement USA.
HR 828 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 10th anniversary of B.I.G. Love Cancer Care.
HR 829 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Johnathan "J. R." Wagner of Angleton.
HR 830 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Joy Bownds Weiner of Angleton.
HR 831 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 120th anniversary of First Baptist Church of Angleton.
HR 834 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Bryan Kent Stewart of Lake Jackson.
HR 1534 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the symphonic band of Brazoswood High School in Clute on its receipt of a 2017 Sudler Flag of Honor.
HR 2013 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Aaron and Randi Pate on the birth of their daughter, Quinn Elise Pate, and recognizing Quinn as an honorary Texan.
HR 2627 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 150th anniversary of Bethlehem African Methodist Episcopal Church in Old Ocean.
85th 1st Called Session
HB 3 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to ad valorem taxation; authorizing fees.
HB 4 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a taxing unit and voter approval of a proposed tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate.
HB 5 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of commercial or industrial real property.
HB 32 Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to the administration of the ad valorem tax system; authorizing fees.
HB 384 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the operation of a utility vehicle on a public highway in certain counties.
HJR 2 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit increases in the appraised value of commercial or industrial real property for ad valorem tax purposes.
HJR 35 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit increases in the appraised value of commercial or industrial real property for ad valorem tax purposes.
HR 49 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Matagorda County United Way.
HR 111 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Edward Pisklak of Brazoria on his 100th birthday.
HR 184 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Brazosport ISD schools that achieved the top rating on the 2017 STAAR tests.
HR 357 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Brazosport Cares Food Pantry.
84th Regular Session
HB 11 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Public Safety, military and law enforcement training, and the investigation, prosecution, punishment, and prevention of certain offenses; creating an offense and increasing a criminal penalty; authorizing fees.
HB 31 Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to decreasing the state sales and use tax rate.
HB 32 Last Action: Effective on 1/1/16
Caption: Relating to the computation and rates of the franchise tax; decreasing tax rates.
HB 33 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the EZ computation of the franchise tax.
HB 992 Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran.
HB 1238 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to requirements for construction and maintenance work zones; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.
HB 1244 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to building code requirements for residential property insured by the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.
HB 1321 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to route designation for the issuance of a permit for the movement of oversize and overweight vehicles in certain counties.
HB 1336 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to fees of office for the Velasco Drainage District.
HB 1421 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to fees charged by the Coastal Plains Groundwater Conservation District.
HB 1466 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to Parks and Wildlife Department procedures for the transfer of ownership of boats or outboard motors; providing penalties; creating a criminal offense.
HB 1665 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to notice of water level fluctuations to purchasers of real property adjoining an impoundment of water.
HB 1666 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the liability of certain persons for damages arising from training exercises to prepare the persons to respond to certain emergencies.
HB 1914 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the frequency with which the Board of Pardons and Paroles considers the eligibility of certain inmates for release on parole.
HB 1946 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of a real property interest in oil or gas in place.
HB 1953 Last Action: Effective on 1/1/16
Caption: Relating to the deadline for counties and municipalities to provide notice of a proposed property tax rate.
HB 2603 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for gun safety devices for a limited period.
HB 3052 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the allocation of state hotel occupancy tax revenue to certain barrier island coastal municipalities.
HB 3421 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to authority of an electric utility customer to choose not to have an advanced meter; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty.
HB 3470 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to ad valorem taxation.
HB 3471 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the taxable entities from which no franchise tax payments are due for a period.
HB 3482 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the franchise tax; decreasing franchise tax rates.
HB 3484 Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the application of sales and use taxes to certain food items.
HB 3486 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to ad valorem and certain state taxes; decreasing certain state tax rates.
HB 4168 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the composition of the board of directors and the powers of the Gulf Coast Water Authority.
HCR 58 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commemorating the life of Charlie Brown.
HCR 143 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 32.
HJR 75 Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran who died before the law authorizing a residence homestead exemption for such a veteran took effect.
HJR 134 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran who died before the law authorizing a residence homestead exemption for such a veteran took effect and authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation by one or more political subdivisions all or part of the market value of the tangible personal property a person owns that consists of inventory.
HR 322 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 10, 2015, as Matagorda County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 323 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Keith Brown of the Bay City Independent School District on his selection as 2013 Superintendent of the Year.
HR 469 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 150th anniversary of Providence Missionary Baptist Church in Angleton.
HR 470 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the First Presbyterian Church of Brazoria on its 101st anniversary and on its receipt of an official Texas Historical Marker from the Texas Historical Commission.
HR 694 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating E. J. "Joe" King on his retirement as Brazoria County Judge.
HR 695 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 3, 2015, as Brazoria County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 737 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Mike Lowrey of Lake Jackson.
HR 742 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the BASF Corporation.
HR 1144 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 25, 2015, as Greek Independence Day.
HR 1254 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of Sweeny Community Hospital.
HR 1451 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Henry Josey on his success in high school, college, and professional football.
HR 1563 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Dow Chemical Company facilities in Freeport.
HR 1586 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of Sweeny Community Hospital.
HR 1593 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 175th anniversary of Columbia United Methodist Church in West Columbia.
HR 1745 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Florence Terry McGinnis of Lake Jackson on her 100th birthday.
HR 1746 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Monsignor Leo Wleczyk of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church on the 50th anniversary of his ordination.
HR 1747 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Robert M. Worley on his retirement as president and CEO of the Economic Development Alliance for Brazoria County.
HR 1748 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Beatrice Trevino on her election as the first female commander of Charles Dixon American Legion Post No. 241 in Angleton.
HR 1776 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Brazoria County Head Start Early Learning School System.
HR 3398 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Joseph Timothy Ros of Ashwood.
83rd Regular Session
HB 994 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the applicability of state law regulating the decommissioning costs of certain newly constructed commercial nuclear-powered electric generating facilities.
HB 1008 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the calculation of ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of the veteran for the tax year in which the veteran or spouse qualifies or ceases to qualify for an exemption from taxation of the homestead.
HB 1156 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to eliminating the requirement that a school district assess the physical fitness of students.
HB 1291 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for gun safety devices for a limited period.
HB 1337 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the release of an inmate on parole.
HB 1368 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to hunting and fishing license fee exemptions for certain veterans.
HB 1412 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the licensing of certain experienced plumbers as responsible master plumbers.
HB 1520 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the liability of certain persons for damages arising from training exercises to prepare the persons to respond to certain emergencies.
HB 1642 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the Port of Houston Authority.
HB 1675 Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the sunset review process and certain governmental entities subject to that process.
HB 1974 Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to certain duties of public junior colleges and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board in relation to baccalaureate degree programs offered by public junior colleges.
HB 2069 Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the release of inmates convicted of certain violent crimes on medically recommended intensive supervision.
HB 2166 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the continuation, functions, and name of the Railroad Commission of Texas; providing for the imposition of fees.
HB 2452 Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the appointment of a watermaster for the Brazos River Basin; providing for a limitation on certain fees.
HB 2737 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: 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.
HB 2757 Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to authorizing a municipality to file a lien on homestead property for the costs incurred by the municipality related to a dangerous structure on the property.
HB 2895 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorizing the sale of certain real property in Brazoria County by the Texas Board of Criminal Justice.
HB 3006 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of assets of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.
HB 3007 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to residential property insured by the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.
HB 3008 Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to the use of assets of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.
HB 3009 Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to the use of assets of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.
HB 3010 Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to the use of assets of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.
HB 3011 Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to the use of assets of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.
HB 3072 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the cost-effectiveness of the manner in which a school district chooses to collect the district's taxes.
HB 3397 Last Action: Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
Caption: Relating to comprehensive reviews of certain special districts.
HB 3496 Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to the use of assets of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.
HB 3509 Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: 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.
HB 3590 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of a customer to choose not to have an advanced meter on the customer's property.
HB 3621 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a select committee to review and make recommendations for substantive changes to laws overseen by the Texas Ethics Commission.
HB 3622 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and the FAIR Plan Association.
HB 3905 Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the Angleton-Danbury Hospital District of Brazoria County, Texas.
HCR 81 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the agreement between the State of Texas and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
HJR 123 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the foreclosure of a lien on homestead property for costs incurred by a municipality relating to a dangerous structure on the property.
HR 655 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Coleman Pollock and Alisha Trevino for rescuing a young girl from drowning.
HR 681 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Bert C. West of Palacios.
HR 682 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Tami Diane Hollub Savage of Bay City on her selection as the 2012 Woman of the Year by the Bay City Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture.
HR 683 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Harley Stewart Savage, Jr., of Bay City on his selection as the 2012 Man of the Year by the Bay City Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture.
HR 684 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 5, 2013, as Matagorda County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 685 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Matagorda County Cavalry for its service in behalf of American military personnel, veterans, and first responders and their families.
HR 692 Last Action: Referred to Rules & Resolutions
Caption: Celebrating the decision of Tenaris to build a $1.5 billion seamless pipe mill in Bay City.
HR 708 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Celebrating the decision of Tenaris to build a $1.5 billion seamless pipe mill in Bay City.
HR 965 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Brazosport College on being named a finalist for the 2013 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence.
HR 966 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Gerald and Patricia Roberts of Angleton on their 50th wedding anniversary.
HR 967 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Junior Achievement of Brazoria County on its receipt of the 2011 Peak Performance Team Award.
HR 968 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the centennial of The Facts newspaper in Brazoria County.
HR 1003 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Greek Independence Day on March 25, 2013.
HR 1197 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Robert Schwebel and Patricia Schwebel of West Columbia on their receipt of the 2012 Cradle of Texas Herman Swift Award.
HR 1198 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Palacios Volunteer Fire Department.
HR 1199 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jennifer Harpham of Lake Jackson on her receipt of a 2012 Cradle of Texas District Award of Merit from the Bay Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
HR 1200 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Michael Fine of Brazoria on his receipt of a 2012 Cradle of Texas District Award of Merit from the Bay Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
HR 1201 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Cindy Gautreaux of Angleton on her receipt of a 2012 Award of Merit from the Thunderbird District, Bay Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
HR 1202 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Steven Hail of Angleton on his receipt of a 2012 Award of Merit from the Thunderbird District, Bay Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
HR 1203 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Harold and Barbara Monical of Lake Jackson on their selection as 2012 Philanthropists of the Year by the Community Foundation of Brazoria County.
HR 1204 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Ryan Cade of Angleton on his selection as a 2013 Philanthropist of the Year by the Community Foundation of Brazoria County.
HR 1205 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating John Travis "Jacko" Garrett, Jr., of Danbury on his selection as a 2013 Philanthropist of the Year by the Community Foundation of Brazoria County.
HR 1206 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Brazosport Area Chamber of Commerce president and CEO Sandra Shaw for her contributions to the community.
HR 1207 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Corky Melass on his selection as the 2011 Man of the Year by the Brazosport Area Chamber of Commerce.
HR 1208 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Art Vandaveer on his selection as the 2012 Man of the Year by the Brazosport Area Chamber of Commerce.
HR 1209 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Navy Lieutenant Raul David Jimenez, who has been inducted into the Brazosport Independent School District Wall of Fame.
HR 1210 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Lucilla Henderson on her designation as the 2011 Woman of the Year by the Brazosport Area Chamber of Commerce.
HR 1211 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Sharon Rogers on her selection as the 2012 Woman of the Year by the Brazosport Area Chamber of Commerce.
HR 1212 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Constable William Howell III on being named the 2012 Citizen of the Year by the Greater Angleton Chamber of Commerce.
HR 1213 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Brazosport Symphony Orchestra on its 30th anniversary.
HR 1266 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Dan Pastorini as an honorary Texan.
HR 1267 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Brazoria County Association for Citizens with Handicaps on April 13, 2013.
HR 1268 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jeffrey Bone on his receipt of a 2012 Silver Beaver Award from the Bay Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
HR 1269 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Edward Winter of Lake Jackson on his receipt of a 2012 Silver Beaver Award from the Bay Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
HR 1325 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Palacios High School CyberSharks and RoboSharks robotics teams on their performance at the Texas FIRST Tech Challenge Houston Championship Tournament.
HR 1406 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of John Elwood Jerabeck of Angleton.
HR 1407 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the first birthday of Ruby Kirkpatrick Martin of Tyler.
HR 1484 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Michael Treybig on his retirement as head football coach and athletic director of the Palacios Independent School District.
HR 1485 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Norman and Martha Wood of Lake Jackson on their 50th wedding anniversary.
HR 1516 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Expressing appreciation to the institutions and commending the participants involved in the Texas House Oral History Advisory Council.
HR 1623 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Brazoswood High School Symphonic Band on its selection as the Texas Music Educators Association Class 5A Honor Band for 2013.
HR 1785 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Sunset Advisory Commission on its receipt of the National Conference of State Legislatures 2012 Excellence in Evaluation Award.
HR 2244 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Conner Christian of Angleton on winning the 5th Annual YEA! Saunders Scholars National Competition.
HR 2245 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Corporal Brian Hoskins on his selection as the Exchange Club of Angleton 2013 Police Officer of the Year.
HR 2389 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Jarrod D. Smith of Danbury for his contributions to his community.
HR 2435 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating George and Donna Harrison of Bay City on their receipt of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Matagorda County Fair and Livestock Association.
HR 2683 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jennifer Effenberger Donald on earning the 2013 Best Company Employee of the Beijing Economic and Technological Development Area from the BDA Government.
HR 3036 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1675.
HR 3040 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Judge J. Ray Gayle III and Nancy Gayle on their 50th wedding anniversary.
HR 3048 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Palacios High School Choir on the event of the school's receipt of a 2013 Signature Schools Enterprise Award from the GRAMMY Foundation.
83rd 1st Called Session
HR 116 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Earl "Doc" Osborne on his retirement as athletic trainer for the Angleton Independent School District.
HR 225 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Owen William Bludau on his retirement as executive director of the Matagorda County Economic Development Corporation.
HR 254 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Marie Hendricks Payne of Lake Jackson on her 100th birthday.
83rd 2nd Called Session
HR 65 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dr. John Ray of Lake Jackson on his retirement as dean of industry and community resources at Brazosport College.
HR 66 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Ken Tasa on his retirement as Brazosport College senior vice president of academic and student affairs.
HR 136 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Sister Mary Antoinette Peltier of Victoria, founder of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic School in Richwood.
82nd Regular Session
HB 623 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the detection and reporting of unauthorized immigration, the collection and dissemination of information concerning unauthorized immigration, the legal treatment or classification of unauthorized immigrants for certain purposes, the enforcement of certain laws governing immigration, and the establishment of English as the official language of this state.
HB 624 Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification.
HB 802 Last Action: Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to the authority of a municipality to regulate door-to-door solicitation and sales by an alarm systems company.
HB 803 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the penalty for failure to make a timely installment payment of ad valorem taxes on property in a disaster area.
HB 924 Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain Texas Rangers for burial in the state cemetery.
HB 925 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to credit in the Texas Municipal Retirement System for certain service as a reserve police officer.
HB 1010 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain municipalities.
HB 1011 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the addition of certain synthetic derivatives of marihuana and Saliva divinorum and its derivatives and extracts to the Texas Controlled Substances Act.
HB 1161 Last Action: Returned to committee by Calendars Committee
Caption: Relating to granting limited state law enforcement authority to certain federal officers and agents.
HB 1162 Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the provision of notice to vacate to certain commercial tenants in an eviction suit.
HB 1304 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to requirements for a personal financial literacy component in the public high school curriculum.
HB 1305 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the issuance of oversize or overweight vehicle permits by certain port authorities.
HB 1410 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of attempted murder.
HB 1411 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the retention of the $1 million total revenue exemption for the franchise tax.
HB 1633 Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to a person's ability to read and write in English as a qualification for service as a petit juror.
HB 1634 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the applicability of certain unfunded mandates on political subdivisions.
HB 1799 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the exemption of certain real estate professionals from registration as property tax consultants.
HB 1800 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the detection and reporting of unauthorized immigration, the collection and dissemination of information concerning unauthorized immigration, and the enforcement of certain laws governing immigration.
HB 1911 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the liability of certain persons for damages arising from training exercises to prepare the persons to respond to certain emergencies.
HB 1912 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to transferring the Texas Department of Rural Affairs to the Office of Rural Affairs within the Department of Agriculture and abolishing the board of the Texas Department of Rural Affairs.
HB 2004 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the sale of certain state property in Brazoria County by the Texas Board of Criminal Justice.
HB 2005 Last Action: Referred to Corrections
Caption: Relating to the exchange of certain state property in Brazoria County by the Texas Board of Criminal Justice.
HB 2006 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the release of a photograph of a police officer and access to records maintained by internal investigative divisions in certain municipalities.
HB 2249 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to governmental entities subject to the sunset review process.
HB 2250 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the abolition of the Coastal Coordination Council and the transfer of its functions to the General Land Office.
HB 2251 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Public Finance Authority.
HB 2346 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to authorized investments for ports and navigation districts.
HB 2347 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of property to continue to receive a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for not more than three years after the property ceases to be the owner's principal residence if the property is being offered for sale.
HB 2461 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the immunity of property tax arbitrators from liability for determinations made in the course of binding arbitrations.
HB 2462 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to motor vehicles used for fire, emergency, or disaster response purposes.
HB 2573 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the protection of children from abuse or neglect; providing penalties.
HB 2796 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to repeal of the coordinated health program for public primary and secondary schools.
HB 2797 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to elimination of the requirement that school districts and public junior college districts conduct periodic safety and security audits of district facilities.
HB 2798 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to discounted utility rates for school districts and open-enrollment charter schools; providing an administrative penalty.
HB 3006 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the minimum number of days of service for public school educators and the required number of days of instruction for public school students.
HB 3007 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to eliminating the requirement that a school district assess the physical fitness of students.
HB 3008 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools.
HB 3009 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to removal of the requirements concerning random testing for illegal steroids of high school students participating in athletic competitions sponsored or sanctioned by the University Interscholastic League.
HB 3010 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the schedule for administration of state-administered assessment instruments in public schools.
HB 3522 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the punishment for aggravated assault of emergency services personnel; imposing a criminal penalty.
HB 3523 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the monetary penalties for Class C misdemeanors and other misdemeanors punishable by a fine only.
HB 3524 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the evaluation of certain regional planning commissions.
HB 3621 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the Gulf Coast Water Authority.
HCR 133 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating the red drum as the official State Saltwater Fish of Texas.
HJR 117 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the eligibility of property to continue to receive a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for not more than three years after the property ceases to be the owner's principal residence if the property is being offered for sale.
HR 205 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Angleton Area Emergency Medical Corps on its 30th anniversary.
HR 591 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the dedication of the John Dewey Municipal Justice Center in Lake Jackson.
HR 613 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic School in Richwood on the 25th anniversary of its opening.
HR 614 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dr. Benjamin Weiner for his outstanding medical career.
HR 986 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Theodore and Dorothy Kaspar of Brazoria on their 50th wedding anniversary.
HR 987 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Harry Edward Wille, Jr., of Clute.
HR 988 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Robert Raye Dixon of Brazoria County.
HR 1016 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 25, 2011, as Greek Independence Day.
HR 1035 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Dr. Leo Windecker of Cedar Park.
HR 1036 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating J. Michael and Leslie A. Lowrey of Lake Jackson on their receipt of the 2011 Philanthropist of the Year award from the Community Foundation of Brazoria County.
HR 1037 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jimmy Miller on his receipt of the 2009 Peace Officer of the Year award from the 100 Club of Brazoria County.
HR 1255 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of George Sam Saphos of Baytown.
HR 1380 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Leland B. Kee of Angleton.
HR 1381 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Coach L. Z. Bryan of Lake Jackson.
HR 1453 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Army Specialist Brad Thomas of Jones Creek on his military service and congratulating him on becoming the first baseball player from Brazosport High School to have his jersey retired.
HR 1670 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Urging the government of Turkey to uphold and safeguard religious and human rights of all its citizens without compromise, to grant the Ecumenical Patriarch appropriate international recognition, ecclesiastical succession, and the right to train clergy of all nationalities, and to respect the property rights and human rights of the Ecumenical Patriarchate and all religious and faith traditions.
HR 1985 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Mike and Dorothy Kight on their 50th wedding anniversary.
HR 2045 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Michael Anthony Davis of Lake Jackson.
HR 2569 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Tabbetha DuBois and Austin Powers on their wedding.
HR 2570 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Dr. J. H. Bertheau of Lake Jackson.
HR 2647 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 652.
HR 2706 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Melissa Susan Mitchell-Manning of Houston.
82nd 1st Called Session
HB 47 Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to a person's ability to read and write in English as a qualification for service as a petit juror.
HCR 26 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating the baseball team of Brazoswood High School in Clute on winning the 2011 UIL 5A state championship.
HR 212 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Danbury High School softball team on winning the UIL 2A state championship.
HR 273 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Brazoswood High School Trap and Clay Shooters on their championship performance at the state Clay Trap/Sporting Clays Tournament in San Antonio.
HR 274 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jenna Pisarski of Brazoswood High School in Clute on becoming the 2010-2011 wrestling state champion in the 110-pound weight class.
81st Regular Session
HB 152 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to providing for a student who qualifies for automatic admission to an institution of higher education to maintain that status for transferring between institutions in certain circumstances.
HB 214 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain requirements imposed on a sex offender who enters the premises of a school.
HB 267 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the interstate purchase of certain firearms.
HB 374 Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to school bus emergency evacuation training.
HB 501 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a person's ability to read and write in English as a qualification for service as a petit juror.
HB 653 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the inclusion on the exterior of an ad valorem tax bill of a statement directing the United States Postal Service to return the bill if it is not deliverable as addressed.
HB 675 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to a retired status license for an optometrist or therapeutic optometrist practicing voluntary charity care.
HB 819 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to granting limited state law enforcement authority to commissioned law enforcement officers of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service.
HB 878 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the Sweeny Hospital District.
HB 879 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the Sweeny Hospital District.
HB 958 Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the punishment for aggravated assault of emergency services personnel; imposing a criminal penalty.
HB 959 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain volunteer firefighters and emergency medical services volunteers.
HB 1163 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the registration and operation on a public roadway of an all-terrain vehicle by a disabled person.
HB 1189 Last Action: Referred to Environmental Regulation
Caption: Relating to a program for the recycling of electronic equipment of consumers in this state; providing administrative penalties.
HB 1340 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to an exemption from Texas Commission on Fire Protection training requirements for certain aircraft fire fighting and rescue fire protection personnel.
HB 1445 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain political subdivisions to erect or maintain shore protection structures and the location of the line of vegetation in relation to those structures.
HB 1509 Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to motor vehicles used for fire, emergency, or disaster response purposes.
HB 1510 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to including information on sudden infant death syndrome in a resource pamphlet for parents of newborn children.
HB 1749 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the issuance of marine conservation specialty license plates.
HB 1750 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of criminal law magistrates for Brazoria County.
HB 1946 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 64; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.
HB 2073 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to plans by local governments in coastal areas for reducing public expenditures for erosion and storm damage losses to public and private property.
HB 2074 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the designation by the commissioner of the General Land Office of critical coastal erosion areas for purposes of the coastal erosion response plan.
HB 2387 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the authority of the General Land Office to undertake coastal erosion studies and projects in conjunction with qualified project partners.
HB 2532 Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to coordinating information regarding the location of infrastructure to which the supply of electric service is critical to the public health and safety or for emergency management purposes.
HB 2533 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to damages to affected business entities for project completion delays on highway projects.
HB 2534 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the total revenue exemption for the franchise tax.
HB 2810 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the Brazoria County juvenile board and juvenile probation department.
HB 3202 Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to authorizing the transfer of certain real property held by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
HB 3306 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the removal and disposal of certain vessels and structures in or on coastal waters.
HB 3551 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the notice to vacate the premises in forcible entry and detainer actions.
HB 3552 Last Action: Returned from the House for further action
Caption: Relating to the evaluation of certain regional planning commissions.
HB 3553 Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to reporting by a registered lobbyist of persons compensating the lobbyist for political services provided by the lobbyist.
HB 3554 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the appointment of an associate judge to serve a district court in Brazoria County.
HB 3555 Last Action: Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
Caption: Relating to the status of liquefied natural gas marine terminals.
HB 3556 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification.
HB 3986 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the closure of certain man-made passes between the Gulf of Mexico and inland bays by the commissioner of the General Land Office.
HB 4128 Last Action: Referred to Administration
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain Texas Rangers for burial in the state cemetery.
HB 4775 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Alden Lake Management District; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds.
HCR 18 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating the Texas toad as the official State Amphibian of Texas.
HCR 193 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Expressing support of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, in Istanbul, urging intervention by the United States, the European Union, and the United Nations to stop institutional discrimination against the Ecumenical Patriarchate, and calling on the government of Turkey to safeguard religious rights within its borders, including those of the Ecumenical Patriarchate.
HJR 48 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a portion of the assessed value of the residence homesteads of volunteer firefighters and emergency medical services volunteers.
HR 622 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Brazoria County Cavalry for its support of those in military and public service.
HR 937 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Emmitt Earl Fyles Thomas on his induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
HR 1031 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 25, 2009, as Greek Independence Day.
HR 1404 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Coach William B. Morrow of Lake Jackson for his contributions to the Brazosport Independent School District.
HR 1405 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Danbury Post Office.
HR 1417 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Don Hood of Angleton for his induction into the Texas Bandmasters Association Hall of Fame.
HR 1747 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Edward L. Cole of Sweeny.
HR 1748 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Sergeant Monica Lin Brown of Lake Jackson for her receipt of the Silver Star Medal.
HR 1834 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Ryan Leigon of Lake Jackson for being named a finalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program.
HR 1939 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Rich Tillman on earning the Community Builder Award from St. John's Masonic Lodge.
HR 2024 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Houston police officer Rick Salter for his brave service.
HR 2025 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring David Howarth of Lake Jackson on his receipt of the Individual Leadership Award from the Keep Texas Beautiful organization.
HR 2055 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Houston firefighter and Alvin native Damion Jon Hobbs.
HR 2159 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Honorable D. R. "Tom" Uher of Bay City on his receipt of the Community Builder Award from Bay City Masonic Lodge No. 865.
HR 2160 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jack Hays of West Columbia on his induction into the Ronnie Bell Hall of Honor by the Greater Houston Football Coaches Association.
HR 2161 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Founders' Garden Club of Brazoria County on the 75th anniversary of its founding.
HR 2227 Last Action: Filed
Caption: Honoring the 40th anniversary of the Angleton Danbury Medical Center Auxiliary.
HR 2228 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Sergeant Philip R. Hester of the Clute Police Department on being recognized by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education.
HR 2410 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending U.S. Army Sergeant Mark Alan Vaughn of Clute for his courageous service in Iraq.
HR 2411 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating David and Renee Winder of Midland, Michigan, on the birth of their daughter, Sophia Renee Winder.
HR 2430 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Frances Chalmers of Angleton.
HR 2469 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring U.S. Army Captain Robert Clayton Hinchman of Angleton for his service to his country.
HR 2470 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Barbara Gene Ross of Angleton.
HR 2587 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Angleton Danbury Medical Center on its 40th anniversary.
81st 1st Called Session
HR 24 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the 40th anniversary of the Angleton Danbury Medical Center Auxiliary.
HR 61 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Danbury High School baseball team on winning the University Interscholastic League 2A state championship for 2009.
80th Regular Session
HB 383 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to providing for a student who qualifies for automatic admission to an institution of higher education to maintain that status for transferring between institutions in certain circumstances.
HB 495 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the punishment for assault of emergency services personnel; imposing a criminal penalty.
HB 542 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the name of the Brazos River Harbor Navigation District of Brazoria County and the name of its governing body.
HB 618 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of emergency medical services personnel to participate in a low-interest home loan program offered by the state.
HB 702 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of a school district to establish a volunteer reserve police force.
HB 738 Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to an exemption from Texas Commission on Fire Protection training requirements for certain aircraft fire fighting and rescue fire protection personnel.
HB 958 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to prohibiting or otherwise restricting certain sex offenders from residing or working within or otherwise entering certain school premises.
HB 959 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the statute of limitations for the offense of injury to a child.
HB 1098 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to immunization against human papillomavirus.
HB 1146 Last Action: House adopts conf. comm. report-reported
Caption: Relating to the authority of small cities to conduct elections only by mail.
HB 1251 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a public agency's, county's, or municipality's authority to enforce a solid waste collection and transportation services franchise or contract.
HB 1252 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the period after which a preconstruction permit issued or renewed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality under the Texas Clean Air Act is subject to review.
HB 1253 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to nitrogen oxide allowance allocation adjustments and the incorporation of modifications to federal rules under the state implementation plan.
HB 1254 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to environmental permitting fees and electronic reporting.
HB 1311 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to requiring certain municipalities to disannex land owned by a navigation district.
HB 1312 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the annexation by certain municipalities of land owned by a navigation district.
HB 1493 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment and operation of a severe storm research and planning center.
HB 1494 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to calculation of the ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly or disabled person.
HB 1682 Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to designating Farm-to-Market Road 2004 in Brazoria County the Jason Oliff Memorial Highway.
HB 1839 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the requirements for renewal of a license to carry a concealed handgun.
HB 1840 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the punishment for failing to stop following a motor vehicle accident.
HB 1841 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the presumption of validity of an act or proceeding of a navigation district, its governing body, or certain corporations of the district.
HB 2057 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to state tax exemptions.
HB 2174 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to excluding the transportation of gas to and from a liquefied natural gas marine terminal from being considered a gas utility.
HB 2336 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs.
HB 2591 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to county improvement of subdivision roads.
HB 2592 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Angleton-Danbury Hospital District of Brazoria County, Texas.
HB 2593 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the sales tax on computer program services.
HB 2712 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to regulate emissions from residential water heaters.
HB 2713 Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to studies, plans, and projects concerning electric generation capacity or electric energy storage, transmission, or distribution.
HB 2714 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to a program for the recycling of computer equipment of consumers in this state; providing administrative penalties.
HB 2994 Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to certain agreements made with electric power generation facilities under the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act and to similar agreements and compliance reports under the Texas Economic Development Act.
HB 3779 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to municipal authority to sell compost and mulch products.
HB 3780 Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to initiation of enforcement by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for violations based on information received from a private individual.
HB 3859 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain applications filed with Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
HB 3973 Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
Caption: Relating to authorizing a long-term concession agreement for operation of the lottery and establishing three trust funds to receive the revenue resulting from the long-term concession agreement.
HB 4031 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Brazoria County Municipal Utility District No. 62; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.
HB 4036 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Sweeny Hospital District.
HCR 29 Last Action: Referred to Border and International Affairs
Caption: Memorializing the U.S. Congress to pass H.R. 1146 to withdraw the United States from membership in the United Nations.
HCR 30 Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Designating the Texas blind salamander as the official State Amphibian of Texas.
HCR 149 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Urging Congress and the Environmental Protection Agency to recognize that the State of Texas has done everything in its power to meet the current attainment deadline for the eight-hour ozone standard.
HR 100 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Emma Womack on being named Philanthropist of the Year by the Community Foundation of Brazoria County.
HR 201 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Dr. Jessica Lynne Perryman of Angleton.
HR 382 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Marine Lance Corporal Stephen L. Morris of Lake Jackson.
HR 387 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Leonard C. Edwards of Angleton.
HR 388 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Sara McDaniel of Angleton on her receipt of the Pioneer Award from the Greater Angleton Chamber of Commerce.
HR 443 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring James G. "Gil" Dickson for his many contributions to the Texas Gulf Coast community.
HR 614 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Columbia High School Lady Necks softball team for winning the 2006 3A state softball championship.
HR 705 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Kathlyn Babel and Andrew Lehner on the occasion of their wedding.
HR 715 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Marine Lance Corporal Christopher M. McCrackin of Liverpool.
HR 716 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Army Specialist Robert Tipp, Jr., of Lake Jackson.
HR 849 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Army Specialist Collin Ryan Schockmel of Richwood.
HR 920 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the Greater Angleton Chamber of Commerce 2007 Leadership Program to the State Capitol.
HR 921 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Jason Perez for being named Citizen of the Year by the Angleton Chamber of Commerce.
HR 942 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Supporting efforts and encouraging funding to open the mouth of the San Bernard River.
HR 943 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 20, 2007, as Brazoria County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 944 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Cora Faye Williams of West Columbia on her 100th birthday.
HR 945 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 25, 2007, as Greek Independence Day.
HR 1261 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Brooke Alyson Phillips.
HR 1262 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Chaney and Jessica Phillips, founders of B.I.G. Love Cancer Care Services.
HR 1601 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Army Specialist Philip Cody Ford of Jones Creek.
HR 1634 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Cindy Hall on being named the Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year for Brazoria County.
HR 1853 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 2, 2007, as Texas Environmental Excellence Awards Day and commending the award recipients.
HR 2157 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Jordan "Bear" Barrett of Columbia High School for his achievements in powerlifting.
HR 2841 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Joe A. Ragland, Sr., of Angleton on his 90th birthday.
HR 2879 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1251.
HR 2905 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 12.
79th Regular Session
HB 359 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to limiting the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to three percent.
HB 397 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to providing for a student who qualifies for automatic admission to an institution of higher education to maintain that status for transferring between institutions in certain circumstances.
HB 644 Last Action: Referred to Civil Practices
Caption: Relating to limiting the liability of emergency medical services volunteers and emergency medical services volunteer providers.
HB 657 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to terminating the parent-child relationship of a parent convicted of certain crimes.
HB 675 Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the imposition of an additional cost on conviction of certain intoxication and alcohol-related offenses.
HB 700 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the contents of consumer credit reports and to an insurer's use of credit scores in rating policies providing personal insurance coverage.
HB 708 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the issuance of permits by the School Land Board authorizing continued use of certain structures on coastal public land.
HB 746 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to notice of the presumption for theft by check.
HB 1097 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the validation of any act, governmental proceeding, official, bond, or obligation of a navigation district or port authority or a corporation of the district or authority.
HB 1160 Last Action: Referred to Civil Practices
Caption: Relating to limiting the liability of emergency medical services volunteers and emergency medical services volunteer providers.
HB 1200 Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to certain payments or allowances to a retailer for a special advertising or distribution service; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 1386 Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the requirement to be licensed as an electrician for persons performing certain industrial work.
HB 1505 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to developing and administering an animal control officer training program.
HB 1540 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the regulation by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of the idling of a motor vehicle while the driver is using the vehicle's sleeper berth; providing a penalty.
HB 1603 Last Action: Point of order sustained
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain political subdivisions to erect or maintain shore protection structures and the location of the line of vegetation in relation to those structures.
HB 1696 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the relocation of utility facilities for state highway purposes.
HB 1705 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the release of hazardous waste in connection with dredging and placement or storage of dredged materials by a port authority or navigation district.
HB 1899 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the regulation and permitting of a commercial industrial solid waste facility connected to a publicly owned treatment works facility.
HB 1900 Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the assessment and regulation of emissions events.
HB 1987 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the regulation of underground and aboveground storage tanks.
HB 2095 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to exempting from ad valorem taxation property used by certain nonprofit community business organizations to provide services to aid in the economic development of local communities.
HB 2096 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the removal and disposal of certain vessels and structures in certain locations; providing penalties.
HB 2129 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to energy-saving measures that reduce the emission of air contaminants.
HB 2407 Last Action: Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Caption: Relating to the hearing of a child protection case by an associate judge.
HB 2408 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to delivery to an employer of an order or writ for the withholding of child support from an employee's earnings.
HB 2409 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to physicians or other licensed health care professionals contracting with the Angleton-Danbury Hospital District of Brazoria County, Texas.
HB 2410 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the membership and terms of the board of directors of the Texas Environmental Education Partnership Fund.
HB 2411 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to emissions reductions obtained through certain energy efficiency initiatives.
HB 2481 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to air contaminant emissions reductions, including the continuation and provisions of the Texas emissions reduction plan and the use of money currently dedicated to the Texas emissions reduction plan fund.
HB 2510 Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the regulation of on-site sewage disposal systems and the maintenance of those systems; imposing administrative and criminal penalties.
HB 2758 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain permitting procedures of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
HB 2793 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the removal and collection of convenience switches from motor vehicles.
HB 2814 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Sweeny Hospital District.
HCR 71 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating Texas purple sage (Leucophyllum frutescens) as the official State Native Shrub of Texas.
HCR 84 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating September 2005 as Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month.
HCR 109 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Granting permission to adjourn for more than three days during the period beginning on Wednesday, March 23, 2005, and ending on Tuesday, March 29, 2005.
HJR 28 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to three percent or more.
HR 43 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Lucille Maes on being named the 2004 Citizen of the Year by the Angleton Chamber of Commerce.
HR 63 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Lauren Dannelley for being named Elementary School Youth of the Year by the Sweeny Chamber of Commerce.
HR 64 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Briteny Lea Brunner on being named the High School Youth of the Year by the Sweeny Chamber of Commerce.
HR 65 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Lucille Burttschell of Sweeny on being named Woman of the Year by the Sweeny Chamber of Commerce.
HR 66 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating John Price of Sweeny on being named Man of the Year by the Sweeny Chamber of Commerce.
HR 67 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dane Hooker for being named the Junior High Youth of the Year by the Sweeny Chamber of Commerce.
HR 224 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Fredda Medlock on being named Woman of the Year by the West Columbia Chamber of Commerce.
HR 241 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Joseph Hughes Snow on being presented the Angleton Chamber of Commerce Pioneer Award.
HR 251 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston for its excellent treatment programs.
HR 252 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Charlie Ogilvie on being named Man of the Year by the West Columbia Chamber of Commerce.
HR 488 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the life of Captain Bill Reynaga of Lake Jackson.
HR 489 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Lucille Maes of Angleton on her receipt of the 2004 Administrator Award from the Texas Department of State Health Services.
HR 490 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Billy and Ottalie Richardson of Angleton on their 50th anniversary.
HR 491 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring William Folse of Angleton for taking part in the National Marrow Donor Program.
HR 532 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Zachary Charles Noblitt for being named Youth of the Year by the Boys & Girls Club of Brazoria County.
HR 546 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Lewis and Janis Gardner of Angleton on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary.
HR 570 Last Action: Referred to Environmental Regulation
Caption: Memorializing congress to express its commitment to clean air and economic development by passing the Clear Skies Act of 2005.
HR 735 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring W. V. "Buster" Curry of Angleton for his contributions to the people of Brazoria County.
HR 910 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Clarence Sasser of Brazoria County on his service to his country.
HR 1357 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Jimmy Jackson of Angleton for constructing a memorial for American soldiers killed in Iraq.
HR 1358 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Jeffrey Effenberger of Sweeny on his receipt of the 2004 Rural Heroism Award from the Texas Department of Agriculture.
HR 1464 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 3, 2005, as Texas Environmental Excellence Awards Day at the Capitol.
HR 1648 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring James A. Barnett, Jr., mayor of Freeport, on the occasion of his retirement.
HR 1649 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the children of O. M. Roberts Elementary School in Lake Jackson for their outstanding tsunami-relief effort.
HR 1797 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring John Phillips Gayle, Jr., of West Columbia on his 80th birthday.
HR 2186 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Danbury High School Lady Panthers softball team on winning the 2004 Conference 2A UIL State Softball Championship.
HR 2237 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2510.
HR 2249 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2793.
HR 2250 Last Action: 1 hr. notice-for consideration
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2481.
HR 2278 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Doris Williams of Lake Jackson on her 70th birthday.
HR 2279 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Jewel Hawthorne Winder of Caro.
79th 1st Called Session
HB 37 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to limiting the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to three percent.
HB 99 Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Sweeny Hospital District.
HB 118 Last Action: Referred to Environmental Regulation
Caption: Relating to responsibilities of certain state agencies concerning radioactive substances; imposing fees and surcharges.
HJR 16 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to three percent or more.
HR 193 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of Donna Hoedt and commending Kate Weaver on her successful effort to change state law to terminate the parent-child relationship of a parent convicted of murdering the child's other parent.
HR 222 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring executive director A. J. "Pete" Reixach, Jr., on his 20th anniversary with Port Freeport.
79th 2nd Called Session
HB 20 Last Action: Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
Caption: Relating to limiting the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to three percent.
HB 25 Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Sweeny Hospital District to borrow money.
HB 26 Last Action: Referred to Environmental Regulation
Caption: Relating to responsibilities of certain state agencies concerning radioactive substances; imposing fees and surcharges.
HB 58 Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to making appropriations to fund certain new district courts.
HJR 16 Last Action: Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to three percent or more.
HJR 18 Last Action: Referred to Judiciary
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the creation of a judicial compensation commission.
HR 217 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Donna "DeDe" Truitt on being named Woman of the Year for 2005 by the Brazoria Chamber of Commerce.
HR 218 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dr. Robert Schwebel on being named Man of the Year by the Brazoria Chamber of Commerce.
79th 3rd Called Session
HB 49 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to limiting the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to three percent.
HB 103 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the state sales and use tax rate.
HB 147 Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to the authority of the governor to issue evacuation orders during disasters.
HJR 19 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to limit the maximum average annual increase in the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to three percent or more.
HR 169 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Abdul Pasha on being named Youth of the Year for the Boys and Girls Club of Brazoria County.
HR 344 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 10, 2006, as Texas Environmental Excellence Awards Day at the Capitol.
HR 616 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Clay and Jaclyn Abernathy of Longview on the birth of their son, Jack Madison Abernathy.
HR 725 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring David and Renee Winder of Angleton on the birth of their daughter, Samantha Jewel "Saje" Winder.
HR 726 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Shera and David Eichler of Austin on the birth of their daughter, Emerson Ann Eichler.
78th Regular Session
HB 103 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to an additional cost on conviction for an alcohol-related offense.
HB 252 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to vehicles passing certain stationary emergency vehicles on a highway.
HB 432 Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to the creation of an offense involving certain sales of tickets to certain events; providing a penalty.
HB 1062 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to public school finance.
HB 1365 Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan.
HB 1543 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for an enrollee with autism and pervasive developmental disorders.
HB 1544 Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to a pilot project to allow select public junior colleges to offer certain baccalaureate degrees.
HB 1864 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of attempted murder.
HB 1865 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to commercial group property and casualty insurance for certain businesses and associations.
HB 2264 Last Action: Referred to Civil Practices
Caption: Relating to limiting the liability of volunteer fire departments and volunteer fire fighters.
HB 2265 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the filing requirements in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
HB 2542 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to an additional cost on conviction for an intoxication or drug offense.
HB 2543 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to allowing nonprofit corporations to offer limited cash prizes under the Charitable Raffle Enabling Act.
HB 2544 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to certain requirements imposed on a sex offender who enters the premises of a school.
HB 2545 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the courts that may review a decision in a contested case under the Administrative Procedure Act.
HB 2546 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the land application of certain sludge.
HB 2547 Last Action: Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
Caption: Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem taxes due on the residence homestead of an elderly person.
HB 2874 Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the operations, functions, and funding of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
HB 2875 Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the definition of "dispose of" for purposes of criminal penalties imposed under the Water Code.
HB 2876 Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to automobile insurance rate regulation.
HB 2877 Last Action: Returned from the House for further action
Caption: Relating to certain permitting procedures of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
HB 2878 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to transportation rates between a gas utility or municipally owned utility and a state agency.
HB 2879 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by a political subdivision of this state that is rented or leased for certain purposes.
HB 3151 Last Action: Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
Caption: Relating to the issuance of special license plates to fund disaster preparation and response by the Texas Department of Transportation.
HB 3152 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the potability of and requirements for removing contaminants from groundwater.
HB 3153 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to notice of nutritional information by a chain restaurant; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 3154 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain information regarding sales and use taxes imposed by a municipality and to the confidentiality of that information; providing penalties.
HB 3155 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to public health measures relating to food.
HB 3156 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to the General Land Office.
HB 3157 Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the disposal of solid waste.
HB 3561 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to public works contracts of the Angleton-Danbury Hospital District.
HB 3602 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Brazoria County Groundwater Conservation District.
HCR 36 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating September 2003 as Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month in Texas.
HCR 206 Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Directing the TCEQ to implement changes adopted by EPA in 2002 relating to the review of sources of air contaminants.
HCR 300 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections to H.B. No. 1365.
HJR 90 Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for the exemption from ad valorem taxation of public property used for a public purpose, as defined by the legislature.
HR 4 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending the constitutional order of business.
HR 107 Last Action: Referred to Border and International Affairs
Caption: Recognizing that the ancient Macedonians are Hellenes and that the inhabitants of the northern province of Greece, Macedonia, are their Hellenic descendants.
HR 108 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Carol Deering of Angleton.
HR 295 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the life of former State Representative Nathan H. Haller.
HR 378 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Winston Avera of Brazoria County for his efforts in behalf of mentally retarded and mentally disabled Texans.
HR 503 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 18, 2003, as Brazoria County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 714 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of native Texan Justin Todd Wollam of Anchorage, Alaska.
HR 756 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of G. W. Wood of Spicewood.
HR 781 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating Angleton's Support the Troops rally on April 18 and 19, 2003.
HR 1137 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Lee Arthur Wilson, Jr., of Brazoria County.
HR 1852 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1365.
78th 1st Called Session
HB 73 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the permitting procedures of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
HB 110 Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to certain governmental contracts to be performed in nonattainment areas for national ambient air quality standards.
HR 2 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Linda Holt on her retirement as director of Central Emergency Medical Services in West Columbia.
HR 65 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the individuals and organizations in Brazoria County that received awards from the Keep Texas Beautiful organization.
78th 2nd Called Session
HR 23 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Leland and Marie Kee of Angleton on their 65th wedding anniversary.
HR 24 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Roberta Reynolds of Brazoria.
78th 3rd Called Session
HB 37 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to contracts and grant programs related to the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan; making appropriations.
HB 71 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to evidence examined or tested by crime laboratories and similar entities and the regulation of those entities.
HB 79 Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the annexation of territory to a public junior college district.
HR 138 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Frederick Jackson of Brazoria County for his exceptional contributions to his community.
78th 4th Called Session
HCR 8 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating September 2004 as Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month in Texas.
HR 30 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Marisol DeLeon on being selected as the Boys & Girls Club of Brazoria County 2004 Youth of the Year.
HR 246 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Angleton Lions Club on its 75th anniversary.
HR 247 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In honor of Majors Ron and Ruth Draper of Freeport on their retirement from the Salvation Army.
77th Regular Session
HB 805 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the percentage of money received by a crime stoppers organization that may be used for administrative costs.
HB 806 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the punishment of certain individuals convicted of third degree felonies.
HB 1098 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the collection of taxes on printed materials distributed by mail.
HB 1157 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the counties covered by the landowner's consent-to-hunt law.
HB 1158 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to avoiding the release from jail of defendants detained for certain offenses because of delay in obtaining scientific testing results.
HB 1159 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of attempted murder.
HB 1939 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the fee charged by the Texas Department of Transportation for the Texas Airport Directory.
HB 1940 Last Action: Effective on 1/1/02
Caption: Relating to the proration of the taxes imposed on a residence homestead in a year in which a residence homestead exemption for an elderly person terminates.
HB 2610 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the offense of criminal nonsupport of a child.
HB 2621 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the offense of interference with child custody.
HB 2627 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the sales and use tax for membership in or admission to a health spa.
HB 2913 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the compensation of commissioners and the tax rate of the Brazoria County Conservation and Reclamation District Number Three.
HB 2914 Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to state fiscal matters; making an appropriation.
HB 3158 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to granting a certificate of public convenience and necessity for water utility service.
HB 3159 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the compensation and per diem of the commissioners of Brazoria Drainage District Number 4.
HB 3160 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the punishment for nonrestraint of a child in a motor vehicle.
HB 3161 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the expiration of certain subdivision plats.
HB 3298 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the contracting authority of and authorized uses for corporate revenue by certain industrial development corporations.
HB 3675 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Brazoria County Groundwater Conservation District.
HCR 224 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing March 25, 2001, as Greek Independence Day.
HCR 233 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Memorializing congress to address issues pertaining to the Clean Air Act of 1990 as it pertains to Brazoria County.
HR 375 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Angleton Danbury Medical Center Auxiliary on its receipt of a Platinum Award from America's Blood Centers.
HR 458 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Beatrice Omann of Alvin on being named Woman of Accomplishment for the year 2001 by the Women's Center of Brazoria County.
HR 574 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 20, 2001, as Brazoria County Day at the Capitol.
HR 885 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Madeline J. Martin on her retirement from the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission.
76th Regular Session
HB 2109 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to limits on liability of a taxing unit for storage tanks.
HB 2110 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the provision of insurance coverage for county officers and employees.
HB 2111 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the punishment of certain individuals convicted of third degree felonies.
HB 2112 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of attempted murder.
HB 2113 Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to regulate greyhound breeding and training; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 2296 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the regulation of boilers.
HB 2771 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to providing revenue from the gasoline tax to counties for constructing and maintaining roads.
HB 2772 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to liability for certain motor vehicle accidents and the motor vehicle insurance requirement for that liability.
HB 2890 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the report, delivery, and claims process for unclaimed property held by certain local governments.
HB 2925 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to access to criminal history record information by a municipality for certain background checks.
HB 3819 Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the statutory probate and county courts in Brazoria County.
HR 83 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Waverly Jefferson, Jr., on his retirement from The Texas A&M University System Extension Service.
HR 131 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Vincent and Catherine Hechler on their 50th wedding anniversary.
HR 496 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 23, 1999, as Brazoria County Day at the Capitol.
HR 581 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Wiley Bluford Thomas, Jr.
75th Regular Session
HB 1474 Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
Caption: Relating to the disbursement of county funds to certain debtors.
HB 1475 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the appointment of a person to act in the place of a county treasurer.
HB 1476 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to actions and records of the receiver and the priorities of distribution of certain assets of insurance companies in receivership.
HB 1477 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to immunity from liability for the directors and officers of the Texas Catastrophe Property Insurance Association.
HB 1478 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 35 as the Stephen F. Austin Memorial Highway.
HB 1766 Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
Caption: Relating to the maximum value of a charitable raffle prize.
HB 1767 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to garnishment of money held in an inmate trust fund.
HB 2191 Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the right to cancel the purchase of nursing home and other residential services.
HB 2437 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the Texas Property and Casualty Insurance Guaranty Association.
HB 2670 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the provision of insurance coverage for county officers and employees.
HB 2868 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to a master drainage plan for certain counties.
HB 3340 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Brazoria Drainage District Number Four.
HB 3449 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the immunity of a governmental entity from responsibility for the removal or remediation of a release or threatened release of solid waste from property purchased at a tax sale.
HCR 96 Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Granting Benita Fogarty permission to sue the state.
HCR 264 Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: In memory of Sergeant Millard "Dee" Campbell.
HR 247 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Representative Tommy Merritt on the occasion of his birthday.
HR 287 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Clyde W. Neal.
HR 476 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 25, 1997, as Brazoria County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 888 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the students at Jamison Middle School who participated in the Elementary Knowledge Master Open.
HR 949 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Winston and Nell Fuller on the occasion of their birthdays and their 33rd wedding anniversary.