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Legislation authored by Terry Keel

Includes legislation with Terry Keel as the primary author for the 75th through 79th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

79th Regular Session
HB 47 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to imposing a civil penalty on a clerk who fails to make available to the public certain information with respect to an arrest or search warrant.
HB 48 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to disposal of an exhibit in a capital case.
HB 268 Last Action: House adopts conf. comm. report-reported
Caption: Relating to the qualifications and appointment of counsel for indigent defendants in capital cases.
HB 269 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the effect of an expunction.
HB 419 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with mental retardation.
HB 479 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the concurrent jurisdiction of campus peace officers commissioned by The University of Texas at Austin and law enforcement agencies of the state and political subdivisions of the state.
HB 480 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the towing and storage of certain vehicles; providing a penalty.
HB 823 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the offense of unlawful carrying of weapons to certain persons and to the consequence of certain presumptions in the prosecution of a criminal offense.
HB 968 Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the creation of an additional judicial district in Travis County.
HB 969 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to court orders for discovery in a criminal case and to certain time limits on and the consequences of a delay in the prosecution of a criminal case.
HB 970 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the required mental state for commission of certain misdemeanor offenses.
HB 1039 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an exemption from tuition and fees at institutions of higher education for peace officers and police cadets enrolled in certain law enforcement programs.
HB 1417 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain gaming activity conducted by an Indian tribe or tribal organization.
HB 1690 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to common nuisance.
HB 1691 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the reduction in value of a gift card.
HB 1692 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the suspension of sentence and the deferral of final disposition for a defendant younger than 25 in certain misdemeanor traffic cases.
HB 1701 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the defense of indigent persons accused of a criminal offense.
HB 1759 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for jury-recommended community supervision and to the conditions of community supervision for certain defendants convicted of state jail felonies.
HB 1846 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the definition of "victim-related services or assistance" for purposes of the Crime Victims' Compensation Act.
HB 1847 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the definition of victim in relation to certain crime victim's rights.
HB 1871 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to creating an offense for the unauthorized operation of a recording device in a motion picture theater.
HB 2404 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the position of county elections administrator.
HB 2405 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to prohibiting a person not entitled to receive an early voting ballot by mail from casting that ballot; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 2580 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to restricting certain political activities by certain road districts, regional tollway authorities, regional mobility authorities, and their officers and employees.
HB 3414 Last Action: Referred to Judiciary
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction and operation of the county courts at law in Travis County.
HJR 9 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a four-year term for a board member of a regional mobility authority.
HR 5 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: House Rules of Procedure for the 79th Legislature.
HR 578 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the members of Celebrate Texas for their efforts in organizing Texas Independence Day activities.
HR 579 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Marine Lance Corporal Nicholas Samuel Valdez Perez of Austin.
HR 942 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 10-16, 2005, as Texas Crime Victims' Rights Week.
HR 1059 Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Congratulating Robert Jackson of Austin on his design of the Warren Skaaren Environmental Learning Center at Westcave Preserve, which was granted the Award of Excellence at the National American Institute of Architects/Committee on Architecture for Education Conference in Washington, D.C.
HR 1060 Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Honoring the members of the James Bowie High School Outdoor Performing Ensemble of Austin on their victory at the 2004 Fiesta Bowl National Band Championship and their record of achievement.
HR 1333 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Vivian Leigh Lewis of Austin for 30 years of service as a social worker.
HR 1499 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the members of the James Bowie High School Outdoor Performing Ensemble of Austin on their victory at the 2004 Fiesta Bowl National Band Championship and their record of achievement.
HR 1515 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the students of Kiker Elementary School in Austin for their generosity in behalf of troops serving in Iraq.
HR 1553 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Robert Jackson and Michael McElhaney of Austin on their design of the Warren Skaaren Environmental Learning Center at Westcave Preserve, which was granted the Award of Excellence at the National American Institute of Architects/Committee on Architecture for Education Conference in Washington, D.C.
HR 1759 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending members of the 1st Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, for their service during Operation Iraqi Freedom.
HR 2126 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Alvin Shaw of Austin for his 30 years of public service.
HR 2143 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Aaron Kyle Polanco of the U.S. Naval Academy.
HR 2258 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1690.
79th 1st Called Session
HB 19 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the qualifications and appointment of counsel for indigent defendants in capital cases.
HR 258 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Roy L. Bernhardt, Jr., of Taylor on his retirement from Thrall High School.
HR 259 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Army Specialist Rafael A. "T. J." Carrillo, Jr., of Austin.
79th 2nd Called Session
HR 98 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Mary Dooley Compeau of Austin.
HR 241 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Major William Clifford Stensland of Austin.
79th 3rd Called Session
HCR 13 Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: Congratulating Coach Mack Brown and The University of Texas Longhorn football team on winning the 2005 National Championship.
HR 210 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Erica Martin of Hyde Park Baptist School in Austin on earning first place for color photography in the 2006 Texas Media Awards contest sponsored by the Texas Library Association.
HR 618 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Bowie High School boys' varsity lacrosse team on winning the Central District Division II championship title.
HR 640 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Sir Paul McCartney when he's 64.
78th Regular Session
HB 11 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the offense of terroristic threat and to the punishment as a capital offense of murder occurring during the commission or attempted commission of terroristic threat.
HB 12 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of disorderly conduct.
HB 13 Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/03
Caption: Relating to making arrest warrants and certain affidavits made in support of the issuance of arrest warrants available for public inspection.
HB 14 Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the purchase of a badge, insignia, weapon, or uniform of law enforcement officers or public safety personnel.
HB 170 Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to compensation under the Crime Victims' Compensation Act for necessary costs incurred in witnessing an execution.
HB 171 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the authority of a district court to order the expunction of arrest records and files for certain persons.
HB 172 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to securing the appearance of certain persons who have been released on bail; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 212 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the regulation of political signs by a municipality.
HB 213 Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the compensation of district judges in Travis County.
HB 227 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to certain notice requirements in a court order providing for the possession of or access to a child.
HB 228 Last Action: Referred to State Cultural & Recreational Res
Caption: Relating to the circumstances in which municipal consent is required for the creation of a library district.
HB 274 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of harassment by persons in certain correctional and detention facilities.
HB 275 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of theft of service.
HB 614 Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with mental retardation.
HB 615 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the appointment of counsel for an indigent applicant for a writ of habeas corpus in a capital case.
HB 616 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of terroristic threat.
HB 617 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the admissibility in a criminal proceeding of certain other crimes, wrongs, or acts.
HB 618 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to procedures and evidence in a hearing on a motion in a criminal case to suppress evidence, a confession, or a statement.
HB 619 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to notice of the presumption for theft by check.
HB 620 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the legal representation of county officials by private attorneys in certain civil cases.
HB 621 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to exempting certain cold storage or processing facilities from recordkeeping requirements.
HB 801 Last Action: Referred to Law Enforcement
Caption: Relating to grants awarded by the criminal justice division of the governor's office.
HB 809 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain gaming activity conducted by an Indian tribe or tribal organization.
HB 1424 Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to requiring superintendents and general managers of institutions to report the deaths of certain individuals; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 1425 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of sexual assault committed against residents of certain facilities.
HB 1426 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to creating offenses for abandoning or endangering an elderly individual or disabled individual and for failing to provide certain care for a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual.
HB 1427 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to authorizing political subdivisions to trap and transport or transplant deer.
HB 1428 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of a criminal case in which a spousal relationship exists between the attorney representing the state and the attorney representing the defendant.
HB 1429 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the investigation, prosecution, and punishment of identity theft and to the rights of victims of identity theft.
HB 1430 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the forfeiture of contraband used in or derived from alleged criminal activity.
HB 1431 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain criminal defendants for release on appeal bond.
HB 1724 Last Action: Referred to Government Reform
Caption: Relating to the abolition of the Commission on Jail Standards and the transfer of the functions of the commission to the office of the attorney general.
HB 1770 Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation and taxes of a library district.
HB 1771 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to use of certain 9-1-1 fees and surcharges in certain counties.
HB 2014 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the determination of incompetency in criminal cases.
HB 2191 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to improving the collection of costs, fees, fines, and restitution in criminal cases.
HB 2192 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the regulation of controlled substances under the Texas Controlled Substances Act and to the prosecution of certain offenses under that Act.
HB 2303 Last Action: Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
Caption: Relating to conditions of employment for a peace officer or a detention officer employed by certain sheriff's departments.
HB 2796 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the exercise of peremptory challenges based on race or gender.
HB 2797 Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to tuition charged by an institution of public higher education for certain graduate programs.
HB 2798 Last Action: Referred to Law Enforcement
Caption: Relating to authorizing the state auditor to commission investigators as peace officers.
HB 3565 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Lazy Nine Municipal Utility District.
HCR 273 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections to H.B. No. 2192.
HR 731 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the U.S. Navy Armed Guard for its service during World War II.
HR 1085 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Karen Calvert of Austin on her 50th birthday.
HR 1203 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Austin musician Kevin Fowler for his many achievements.
HR 1457 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Sarah Sheffield of Georgetown on receiving the Girl Scout Silver Award.
HR 1458 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Amelia Glasby of Georgetown on receiving the Girl Scout Silver Award.
HR 1459 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Jessica Pope of Georgetown on receiving a Girl Scout Silver Award.
HR 1460 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Tori Wright of Georgetown on receiving the Girl Scout Silver Award.
HR 1461 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Hanna Watson of Georgetown on receiving the Girl Scout Silver Award.
HR 1462 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Sami Waley of Georgetown on receiving the Girl Scout Silver Award.
HR 1463 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Naomi Dyer of Georgetown on receiving the Girl Scout Silver Award.
HR 1464 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Amanda Lange of Georgetown on receiving the Girl Scout Silver Award.
HR 1465 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Samantha Thomas of Georgetown on receiving the Girl Scout Silver Award.
HR 1466 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Leeanna Morris of Georgetown on receiving a Girl Scout Silver Award.
78th 1st Called Session
HB 18 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with mental retardation.
HB 19 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the appointment of counsel for an indigent applicant for a writ of habeas corpus in a capital case.
HB 20 Last Action: Meeting cancelled
Caption: Relating to the governing bodies, officers, and executive directors of certain state entities.
HB 42 Last Action: Referred to Law Enforcement
Caption: Relating to the implementation of unified drug enforcement strategies.
HB 121 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offenses of sexual assault and aggravated sexual assault.
HR 77 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating William C. Garbade on his retirement from the Texas Department of Transportation.
78th 4th Called Session
HB 27 Last Action: Referred to Financial Institutions
Caption: Relating to the right of first refusal in certain real estate transactions.
HB 28 Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . .
Caption: Relating to eliminating the compensation to victims of crime fund as a source of funding for the Crime Victims' Institute.
HR 290 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 400th anniversary of the Sikh scripture.
77th Regular Session
HB 315 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to enhancement of the penalty for an offender who manufactures or delivers a controlled substance causing death or serious bodily injury.
HB 316 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the basic allotment under the Foundation School Program for mid-sized school districts.
HB 344 Last Action: Referred to State, Fed. & International Rel.
Caption: Relating to the election, terms, and powers of library district trustees.
HB 345 Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the taking of a specimen of a person's breath or blood in connection with certain alcohol-related offenses.
HB 346 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of evading arrest or detention.
HB 347 Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to compensation under the Crime Victims' Compensation Act for necessary costs incurred in witnessing an execution.
HB 504 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of burglary of a vehicle.
HB 505 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to allowing peace officers to arrest or detain persons who violate conditions of community supervision, parole, or mandatory supervision.
HB 511 Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to making arrest warrants and certain affidavits made in support of the issuance of arrest warrants available for public inspection.
HB 512 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the release on bond of certain persons arrested without a warrant.
HB 513 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the medical use of marihuana.
HB 577 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the promotion of Texas agricultural products and the sale of wine.
HB 664 Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the County Court at Law Number 4 of Travis County.
HB 747 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to an application for a writ of habeas corpus to seek relief related to community supervision.
HB 748 Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to use of funds of a metropolitan transit authority to inform the public in connection with an election measure.
HB 749 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the sales and use tax in certain metropolitan transit authorities.
HB 750 Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to use of funds of a metropolitan transit authority for lobbying.
HB 751 Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to the election of the board of certain mass transit authorities.
HB 842 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the authority of less than the whole number of a jury to render a verdict in a felony case when a juror dies or becomes disabled.
HB 993 Last Action: Referred to State, Fed. & International Rel.
Caption: Relating to write-in votes for the election of library district trustees.
HB 994 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the authority of a district court to order the expunction of arrest records and files for certain persons.
HB 995 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the powers of a library district.
HB 1707 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the regulation of controlled substances under the Texas Controlled Substances Act, to the accessibility of certain information collected under that Act, and to the punishment for certain offenses under that Act.
HB 1848 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to securing the appearance of certain persons who have been released on bail; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 1948 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to a local option election to allow or prohibit the sale of wine by the holder of a winery permit.
HB 1949 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the sale and dispensing of wine by winery permit holders.
HB 2166 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the designation of excess funds in the compensation to victims of crime fund.
HB 2167 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the County Court at Law Number 4 of Travis County.
HB 2414 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the investment and management of the permanent school fund.
HB 2881 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to continuing education programs for peace officers and county jailers.
HB 3685 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Northeast Travis County Utility District.
HJR 74 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the investment and management of the permanent school fund.
HR 236 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Victor and Krista Simonds of Pflugerville on the adoption of their daughter, Isabel Lin Simonds, on the occasion of her naturalization as a U.S. citizen.
HR 450 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Pflugerville National #1 "The Express" 7-8 year old All-Star Team on winning the Texas District 30 Little League Tournament of Champions.
HR 451 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Nell Myers of Austin.
HR 718 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Daniel Ben-Nun of Austin on being named a Distinguished Finalist for the Prudential Spirit of Community Award.
HR 876 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the American Council of Young Political Leaders for its significant contributions and service as a goodwill ambassador for the United States.
HR 877 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Ernest Montgomery of Austin.
HR 1030 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Eagle Scout Matthew Chen Fletcher of Austin.
HR 1031 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Samuel Henry Livingston of Austin for attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.
HR 1032 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the delegates from Greece and Turkey visiting the United States under the auspices of the American Council of Young Political Leaders.
76th Regular Session
HB 6 Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of controlled substances under the Texas Controlled Substances Act, to the accessibility of certain information collected under that Act, and to the punishment for certain offenses under that Act.
HB 117 Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the forfeiture of commutation of time for good conduct by an inmate of a county jail who files a frivolous or malicious lawsuit.
HB 118 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the punishment for certain offenses committed against elderly individuals.
HB 119 Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the taking of a specimen of a person's breath or blood in connection with certain alcohol-related offenses.
HB 120 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the offense of money laundering.
HB 121 Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to permitting an arrest without warrant for certain intoxication offenses.
HB 122 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of a peace officer to make a warrantless arrest.
HB 123 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the statute of limitations for the purpose of prosecuting certain offenses under the Tax Code.
HB 124 Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the promotion of Texas agricultural products and the sale of wine.
HB 142 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the right of a defendant to request and receive a pretrial hearing in a criminal case tried before a jury.
HB 149 Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
Caption: Relating to fees assessed on the filing of certain applications or petitions for a writ of habeas corpus.
HB 234 Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
Caption: Relating to making certain affidavits required for the issuance of search warrants available for public inspection.
HB 657 Last Action: Subcommittee members named
Caption: Relating to compensation under the Crime Victims' Compensation Act for necessary costs incurred in witnessing an execution.
HB 658 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the exclusion of certain criminal proceedings from the proceedings that may be referred to a criminal law magistrate in Travis County.
HB 1059 Last Action: Effective on 1/1/00
Caption: Relating to the regulation of amusement rides; providing penalties.
HB 1219 Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
Caption: Relating to the accounting system in certain counties.
HB 1220 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the exception to disclosure under the public information law of audit working papers and draft audit reports.
HB 1246 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to making arrest warrants and certain affidavits made in connection with the issuance of arrest warrants available for public inspection.
HB 1279 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to enhancement of the penalty for an offender who manufactures or delivers a controlled substance causing death or serious bodily injury.
HB 1319 Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to visibility of vehicle license plates; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 1320 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the admissibility of certain evidence in a criminal proceeding.
HB 1565 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to a crime victim reporting the commission of an offense to a grand jury.
HB 1618 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the creation of library districts.
HB 1690 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the criminal offenses applicable to gambling and gambling devices.
HB 1693 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the designation of water quality protection zones in certain areas.
HB 1896 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the compensation of criminal law magistrates in Travis County.
HB 2274 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the administration, powers, duties, operation and financing of Wells Branch Municipal Utility District in Travis and Williamson counties.
HB 2275 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the board of directors, boundaries, and financing of the Southwest Travis County Water District.
HB 2672 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the forfeiture of substitute property in a criminal asset forfeiture proceeding.
HB 2673 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to continuing education programs for peace officers and county jailers.
HB 2674 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the basic allotment under the Foundation School Program for mid-sized school districts.
HB 2675 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the discovery of expert witnesses in a criminal trial.
HB 2676 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to law enforcement procedures for electronically obtaining data from pawn shops, recording thumbprints on transaction records, and holding hearings for recovery of stolen property.
HB 2773 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to conditions of employment for peace officers and detention officers employed by certain sheriff departments.
HB 2774 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the penalty for practicing chiropractic without a license.
HB 2775 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the division of water control and improvement districts.
HB 3165 Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the invalid annexation of a water or sewer district.
HB 3166 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the prosecution and punishment of a defendant convicted of soliciting a minor to commit certain offenses involving controlled substances.
HB 3167 Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to benefits from the Employees Retirement System of Texas for certain persons employed by the Board of Pardons and Paroles or the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
HB 3168 Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the duration of a default on a bond forfeiture judgment.
HB 3445 Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain counties to provide emergency communication service in the unincorporated area of the county.
HB 3589 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the issuance of special license plates for emergency medical services personnel.
HB 3590 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to an exception for peace officers from private security consultant registration requirements.
HB 3591 Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
Caption: Relating to the addition of land to a defined area of a water control and improvement district.
HB 3728 Last Action: Companion considered in lieu of in committee
Caption: Relating to the duties and authority of the Crime Stoppers Advisory Council; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 3729 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the reporting of costs related to eligibility determination functions of the Texas Department of Human Services.
HR 13 Last Action: Referred to Rules & Resolutions
Caption: Congratulating Ricky Williams of The University of Texas at Austin on his athletic achievements.
HR 328 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Granting the Texas Region of Phi Theta Kappa permission to use the house chambers on April 10, 1999, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m..
HR 384 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of James Harrison "Jim" Cowman, Jr.
HR 556 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Arthur Edward Geil.
HR 589 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the 30th anniversary of the CE-Bar Volunteer Fire Department.
HR 809 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Peter A. Bourell and Amanda L. Carroll on their upcoming wedding.
HR 810 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Lake Travis High School Cavalette Dance Team on winning the American Dance/Drill Team Class 4A national championship.
HR 811 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Westlake High School Concert Band on its receipt of the Sudler Flag of Honor award for 1998.
HR 950 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Tracie Rhesean Davis on her outstanding academic accomplishments.
HR 1344 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. 1059.
75th Regular Session
HB 373 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the forfeiture of commutation of time for good conduct by an inmate of a county jail who files a frivolous or malicious lawsuit.
HB 573 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the admissibility of certain evidence in a criminal proceeding.
HB 700 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of theft.
HB 701 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of disorderly conduct involving discharge of a firearm.
HB 702 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to certain technical corrections to the Penal Code.
HB 821 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to permitting an arrest without warrant for certain intoxication offenses.
HB 1000 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the meaning of the term "arrest."
HB 1060 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to interwatershed transfers of surface water.
HB 1642 Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to the abolishment of the Commission on Jail Standards.
HB 1707 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to water quality protection zones.
HB 1866 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to granting the state a right to appeal the exclusion of evidence, a confession, or an admission in a criminal case.
HB 2141 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the seizure and sale of certain property by certain municipalities.
HB 2142 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of the identity of a victim of certain sex offenses.
HB 2143 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of using, carrying, or exhibiting a weapon during the commission of a felony and to the sentencing of a defendant charged with or convicted of the offense.
HB 2230 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the sales and use tax in certain metropolitan transit authorities.
HB 2231 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the election of the board of certain mass transit authorities.
HB 2232 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the operation of a fixed rail transit system by certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities.
HB 2234 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the composition of a board of adjustment in certain municipalities.
HB 2235 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the requirements for disannexation.
HB 2334 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the annexation of a portion of certain municipal utility districts.
HB 2403 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the board of directors, boundaries, and financing of the Southwest Travis County Water District.
HB 2434 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the authority of a peace officer to make a warrantless arrest.
HB 2435 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the offense of money laundering.
HB 2436 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the business of selling checks.
HB 2654 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to adding land to a defined area within a water control and improvement district by petition of landowner.
HB 2695 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the requisition for the return of a person charged with crime in this state.
HB 2704 Last Action: Companion considered in lieu of in committee
Caption: Relating to the training of certain law enforcement officers and county jailers.
HB 2849 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the termination of employees of institutions of higher education who misrepresent criminal history information.
HB 3237 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of library districts; authorizing a tax and providing a penalty.
HB 3355 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to regulation of water and sewer services provided by retail public utilities.
HB 3392 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the administration, powers, duties, operation and financing of Wells Branch Municipal Utility District, in Travis and Williamson Counties, Texas.
HB 3589 Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
Caption: Relating to authorizing Lakeway Municipal Utility District to exclude land from its boundaries, providing notice of the exclusion, and adding other related provisions.
HCR 203 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Encouraging state agency administrators to review and continue their use of the State Employees Training Act.
HR 444 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Westlake High School Chaparrals football team on winning the 1996 UIL Class 5-A, Division II state championship.
HR 445 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring John E. Matysek, principal of Westlake High School in Austin.
HR 566 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the seventh-grade class of Canyon Vista Middle School to the State Capitol.
HR 613 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of E. L. "Bo" Lambright.
HR 951 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing that JPI Texas Development, Inc., has named its property "Ward's Point."
HR 1126 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Police Ice program on the occasion of its fifth anniversary.
HR 1262 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Rocco Piazza on winning the Lake Travis High School Pride and Spirit Award.
HR 1349 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Arleigh E. Duff.