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Legislation authored by Jim Keffer

Includes legislation with Jim Keffer as the primary author for the 75th through 84th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

84th Regular Session
HB 200 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the regulation of groundwater.
HB 1275 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the audit of river authorities by the state auditor's office.
HB 1290 Last Action: Referred to Administration
Caption: Relating to the sunset review of river authorities.
HB 1755 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the designation of Loop 567 in Granbury as the Deputy Sergeant Lance McLean Memorial Highway.
HB 1966 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to an account or bond for construction retainage under certain contracts.
HB 1967 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a supplemental payment for retirees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas and the unfunded actuarial liabilities allowed under that system.
HB 1972 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to certain exemptions from the requirement to obtain a permit from a groundwater conservation district.
HB 1974 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the use of certain surplus state revenue to phase out the franchise tax.
HB 2002 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the recycling of county surplus or salvage property.
HB 2064 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the installation of certain telephone or telegraph corporation facilities on or across public roads, streets, or water.
HB 2077 Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to immunity of a governmental entity for damage to certain utility facilities.
HB 2147 Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to secret ballots in a property owners' association election or vote.
HB 2148 Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to voting methods in a property owners' association election or vote.
HB 2178 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to waiving a Parks and Wildlife Department fee for certain veterans and other military personnel taking the hunter education course.
HB 2207 Last Action: Effective on 1/1/16
Caption: Relating to the foreclosure sale of property subject to an oil or gas lease.
HB 2256 Last Action: Referred to Energy Resources
Caption: Relating to the transfer of functions relating to the rates and services of certain gas utilities, propane distribution system retailers, and submetering from the Railroad Commission of Texas to the Public Utility Commission of Texas.
HB 2308 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the consideration by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of the economic impact of an appropriation of state water in determining whether to grant an application for the appropriation.
HB 2338 Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to excepting certain appropriations from computations regarding the constitutional limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations.
HB 2486 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the right of a person to enter the person's residence or former residence accompanied by a peace officer to recover certain personal property; creating an offense.
HB 2516 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the certification of municipal police officers to enforce commercial motor vehicle safety standards.
HB 2561 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the allocation of congestion rents in the ERCOT wholesale market.
HB 2595 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of municipal initiative and referendum to restrict property rights.
HB 2715 Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain information related to the operation of a municipally owned utility.
HB 2716 Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain information related to the operation of certain municipally owned utilities.
HB 2767 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers, duties, and administration of groundwater conservation districts; amending provisions that authorize fees.
HB 2988 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Railroad Commission of Texas to adopt certain rules related to ratemaking procedures and to the status of previously adopted rules.
HB 3086 Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Caption: Relating to the sale of beer and ale by certain manufacturers for off-premises consumption.
HB 3187 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to assessments for water and energy improvements in municipalities and counties; changing a fee.
HB 3288 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to regulation of congestion charges in the electricity market.
HB 3363 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to authorizing local government programs to provide assessments for residential water and energy improvements in designated regions, including authorizing the issuance of obligations to provide financing for the programs; authorizing a fee.
HB 3553 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the definition of peace officer for purposes of intercepting or collecting information in relation to certain communications in an investigation of criminal conduct.
HB 3597 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to exports of groundwater from a groundwater conservation district.
HB 3749 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the recovery of certain natural gas distribution utility ratemaking proceeding expenses; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty.
HB 3803 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to defining the occurrence of an interregional conflict between regional water plans.
HB 3813 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the purpose and operation of groundwater conservation districts.
HB 3970 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an optional bad weather policy for public schools.
HB 3989 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the determination of the appraised value of property for purposes of an ad valorem tax protest or appeal.
HB 4025 Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to funding to counties for transportation infrastructure projects located in areas of the state affected by increased oil and gas production, including money from county energy transportation reinvestment zones.
HJR 106 Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment excepting certain appropriations for reducing state debt from the constitutional limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations.
HJR 137 Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for certain excess revenue to be dedicated toward contributions to state retirement systems, the health benefit plan for retired education employees and their dependents, the Texas tomorrow fund, the permanent school fund, and the permanent university fund.
HR 280 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jerry VanNatta for being named Firefighter of the Year by the Mineral Wells Volunteer Fire Department.
HR 281 Last Action: Referred to Pensions
Caption: Expressing support for the continuation of a defined benefit plan for retired participants in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
HR 481 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 2015 as National Career and Technical Education Month.
HR 641 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Cisco High School football team on winning the 2013 UIL 2A Division 2 state championship.
HR 1250 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 18, 2015, as Rural Water Day at the State Capitol.
HR 1466 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Brett Alan Autry of Coleman.
HR 2524 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Bobby Rountree on his retirement as city manager of Brownwood.
HR 2809 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Benjamin Pargmann of Troop 49 in Austin on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.
HR 3006 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Stuart Sinclair Coleman of Brownwood.
83rd Regular Session
HB 951 Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.
HB 1051 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the application of certain concealed handgun license laws to United States attorneys and assistant United States attorneys and to the authority of those attorneys to carry certain weapons.
HB 1094 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing assessments for water and energy improvements in districts designated by municipalities and counties.
HB 1237 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the Eastland Memorial Hospital District.
HB 1259 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the dissolution of the Cisco Hospital District; authorizing the imposition of a tax.
HB 1336 Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to funding for state and county roads affected in areas of increased energy production.
HB 1383 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the state contribution for the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
HB 1877 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the operation of and license plates for private buses.
HB 2016 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the receipt or consideration of a petition requesting detachment and annexation by the board of trustees of a school district after adoption of consolidation resolutions.
HB 2184 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the partition of mineral interests of a charitable trust.
HB 2300 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to funding and donations for county transportation projects, including projects of county energy transportation reinvestment zones.
HB 2362 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the efficiency review of river authorities.
HB 2363 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to a credit against the access fee for a private dock charged by the Brazos River Authority in the event of a drought.
HB 2571 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the inspection of certain information regarding the production, transportation, sale, and marketing of oil and gas from state land; imposing an administrative penalty.
HB 2590 Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the foreclosure sale of property subject to an oil or gas lease.
HB 2591 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the sale by the Brazos River Authority and regulation of certain residential and commercial real property in the immediate vicinity of Possum Kingdom Lake.
HB 2592 Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the liability of certain special-purpose districts or authorities providing water to a purchaser for the generation of electricity.
HB 2661 Last Action: Referred to Energy Resources
Caption: Relating to the information required to be provided by a payor of proceeds from the sale of oil or gas from an oil or gas well to a payee.
HB 2982 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the power of the Railroad Commission of Texas to adopt and enforce safety standards applicable to the transportation by pipeline of hazardous liquids, carbon dioxide, and natural gas in rural locations.
HB 3315 Last Action: Referred to Energy Resources
Caption: Relating to the regulation of reuse and recycling of produced water from oil and gas activities.
HB 3316 Last Action: Point of order sustained
Caption: Relating to an account or bond for construction retainage under certain contracts.
HB 3317 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the exemption of a water well from certain permitting by and compliance with rules of a groundwater conservation district.
HB 3332 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to junior college district territory annexation and program approval in certain counties.
HB 3638 Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to changing the fee for registering a recreational vehicle or certain trailers.
HB 3639 Last Action: Referred to Energy Resources
Caption: Relating to a fund for certain county transportation infrastructure projects and the creation of County Energy Transportation Reinvestment Zones.
HR 892 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 18-22, 2013, as Texas Retired Teachers Week.
HR 1062 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Chief Eugene Steven Perdue of the Mineral Wells Fire Department.
HR 1063 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Eastland firefighter Gregory Mack Simmons, who died in the line of duty.
HR 1107 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Brazos Pregnancy Clinic for its contributions to Hood County and the state.
HR 2394 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Transforming Texas Waterfronts for its support of urban river development projects.
HR 2395 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 2013 as Damage Prevention Month.
HR 2853 Last Action: Referred to Energy Resources
Caption: Urging the U.S. Department of the Interior to withdraw the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's proposed rule to regulate hydraulic fracturing on federal and tribal lands.
HR 3025 Last Action: 3 hr. notice-for consideration
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1747.
HR 3050 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1747.
82nd Regular Session
HB 1163 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain peace officers and firefighters.
HB 1164 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to enforcement actions by the Texas Board of Professional Engineers against political subdivisions and certain public officials.
HB 1165 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the exemption of certain electric cooperatives from certain regulations.
HB 1197 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an action on certain contracts for information about property recoverable by the state.
HB 1198 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to a credit against the access fee for a private dock charged by the Brazos River Authority in the event of a drought.
HB 1728 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to energy savings performance contracts and energy efficiency planning.
HB 1729 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the sale of surplus leased land by a governmental entity to a private party.
HB 1901 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the applicability of provisions concerning bond approval by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to certain water entities.
HB 1902 Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to regulate outdoor lighting near astronomical observation facilities.
HB 1903 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the sale of delinquent tax receivables by certain local governments.
HB 3105 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the Private Real Property Rights Preservation Act to certain governmental actions.
HB 3106 Last Action: Referred to Energy Resources
Caption: Relating to the abolition of the Railroad Commission of Texas, the creation of the Texas Oil and Gas Commission, and the transfer of the powers and duties of the railroad commission to the oil and gas commission.
HB 3328 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of the composition of hydraulic fracturing fluids used in hydraulic fracturing treatments.
HB 3329 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to a daily temporary private club permit for a nonprofit corporation.
HCR 52 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating February 15, 2011, as Texas Manufacturers Day.
HCR 136 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commemorating April 2011 as Safe Digging Month.
HR 239 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of former state representative Joseph Lynn Nabers.
HR 597 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Eudean and Patricia Howard of Brownwood on their 50th wedding anniversary.
HR 598 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Leta Andrews of Granbury High School on becoming the most victorious coach in American high school basketball history.
HR 979 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the firefighters of Texas and paying tribute to the volunteer firefighters who have died in the line of duty.
HR 2748 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Celebrating the births of Eloise Grace and Cullen Preston Chick.
81st Regular Session
HB 1358 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.
HB 2013 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to tuition and laboratory fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain volunteer firefighters enrolled in fire science courses.
HB 2035 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Hood County Granbury Municipal Utility District No. 1; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.
HB 2044 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to an action on certain contracts for information about property recoverable by the state.
HB 2078 Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the transfer by certain courts of historic court documents to a designated official repository.
HB 2234 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain judges to take the bar examination.
HB 2401 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the political activities of a person employed by a county elections administrator.
HB 2462 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county to clarify the existence of a public interest in certain roads.
HB 2471 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to career and technical education in the public schools and high school graduation requirements.
HB 2578 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the deferral by a licensed distributor or importer of payment of gasoline and diesel fuel taxes and information required on a tax return relating to credits authorized for certain of those deferrals.
HB 2607 Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Caption: Relating to authorizing individuals to leave certain permitted premises with alcoholic beverages.
HB 2780 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to energy aggregation by political subdivisions.
HB 2781 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the development and implementation of a wholesale market structure for ERCOT.
HB 2782 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to regulation of electric generation capacity ownership in the electric power market.
HB 3031 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the sale by the Brazos River Authority of certain residential and commercial leased lots and other real property in the immediate vicinity of Possum Kingdom Lake.
HB 3032 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the sale of certain property at Possum Kingdom Lake by the Brazos River Authority.
HB 3214 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the exemption of certain units conducting bingo games from the franchise tax.
HB 3464 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of certain development regulations in a justice court.
HB 3465 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to persons considered practitioners for purposes of prescribing certain drugs and devices.
HB 3863 Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to transportation access plans for certain facilities permitted by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality or the Railroad Commission of Texas.
HB 4245 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a pilot program to expand access to career and technical education partnerships in rural areas.
HB 4246 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the reporting of lost or unaccounted gas by the first purchaser and the tax due by the first purchaser on lost or unaccounted for gas.
HB 4247 Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the use of the proceeds of cash deposits filed with the Railroad Commission of Texas by certain persons under the jurisdiction of the commission and deposited in the oil-field cleanup fund.
HB 4248 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to regulate the location of wind energy electric generating facilities.
HB 4717 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Maverick Improvement District of Palo Pinto County; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.
HR 131 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Cisco High School football team on its outstanding 2008 season.
HR 716 Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Expressing intent that funds provided to the State of Texas by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act be spent, as far as practicable, on domestic goods, materials, and services.
HR 868 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the State Firemen's and Fire Marshals' Association of Texas on Firefighter Legislative Day at the State Capitol.
HR 1153 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Lloyd Franklin Pitts of Dallas.
HR 1336 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Chris Ward on his selection for promotion to the rank of major in the U.S. Air Force.
80th Regular Session
HB 14 Last Action: Effective on adoption of const. amendment
Caption: Relating to reorganizing certain state institutions that provide financing for cancer research, including creating the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas, and information about certain cancer treatments; granting authority to issue bonds.
HB 1205 Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of certain employment discrimination regarding an employee who is a volunteer emergency responder.
HB 1206 Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the effect of a school district's participation in tax increment financing in connection with certain reinvestment zones on the taxable value of property in the district for school finance purposes.
HB 1207 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to corrections to the revised franchise tax transition provisions of House Bill No. 3, 79th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, 2006.
HB 1208 Last Action: Referred to Government Reform
Caption: Relating to the submission of uniform financial reports.
HB 1410 Last Action: Referred to Regulated Industries
Caption: Relating to the discontinuation of the Telecommunications Infrastructure Fund.
HB 1573 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, functions, operations, and financing of the Fort Griffin Special Utility District.
HB 1920 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the remedies available in connection with certain disputes between producers of natural gas and persons who gather or transport the gas.
HB 1921 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the use of certain devices in a polling place.
HB 1930 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to gifts and grants for financing or assisting the operation of the office of county attorney in Brown County.
HB 2061 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the acquisition or disclosure of the social security number of a living person by a governmental body, including by a district or county clerk.
HB 2400 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to membership in, contributions to, benefits from, and administration of the Texas Emergency Services Retirement System.
HB 2420 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the requirement that the chief appraiser of an appraisal district provide an estimate of taxable value and related assistance to certain taxing units.
HB 2421 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to funding of the emergency services retirement trust fund and the statewide wildfire protection plan.
HB 2923 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the sale by the Brazos River Authority of certain residential and commercial lots in the immediate vicinity of Possum Kingdom Lake to leaseholders of those lots.
HB 2924 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of natural gas pipelines and natural gas gathering service.
HB 2925 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to false claims against the state and actions by the state and private persons to prosecute those claims; providing a civil penalty.
HB 3314 Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to imposition, administration, collection, and enforcement of state taxes; providing penalties.
HB 3315 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the imposition and collection of certain insurance taxes, the adoption of certain reciprocal or multistate agreements relating to those taxes, and the adoption of rules relating to those taxes.
HB 3316 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the cigarette tax and the tax on cigars and other tobacco products.
HB 3317 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to updating motor fuel tax citations.
HB 3318 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the application of the state hotel occupancy tax.
HB 3319 Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the sales and use tax.
HB 3320 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to motor fuel taxes.
HB 3497 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to economic impact studies and other financial issues affecting municipalities and counties that attempt to recruit or retain special events.
HB 3498 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to energy aggregation by political subdivisions.
HB 3499 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the definition of a dangerous drug in the Texas Dangerous Drug Act.
HB 3767 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to state fiscal matters.
HB 3928 Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to technical changes to the revised franchise tax.
HCR 287 Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: Requesting the General Land Office to study acceptable appraisal methodology relating to the sale of residential and commercial leased property held by special districts of the state.
HJR 90 Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the establishment of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas and authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds for the purpose of scientific research of all forms of human cancer.
HR 89 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Texas Alliance of Rail Districts for its major contributions to rail transportation in the Lone Star State.
HR 403 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Patsy Marie White Alexander of Eastland.
HR 847 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Norman Randle of Eastland.
HR 1436 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the establishment of Palo Pinto County.
79th Regular Session
HB 3 Last Action: Senate appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to financing public schools in this state and reducing school property taxes.
HB 821 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of transportation services for natural gas.
HB 1655 Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to funding for the Texas statewide emergency services personnel retirement fund.
HB 1747 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the creation of and funding for the Texas Entrepreneurship Network.
HB 1766 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to exemptions from and reductions to the gas production tax.
HB 1935 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the acceptance of credit cards by a water district for the payment of fees and charges imposed by the district.
HB 1997 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the creation of an appellate judicial system for the Eleventh Court of Appeals District.
HB 2040 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of photographs of certain residential property held by an appraisal district.
HB 2079 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, functions, operations, and financing of the Stephens Regional Special Utility District.
HB 2233 Last Action: Point of order sustained
Caption: Relating to state and certain local fiscal matters; providing a penalty.
HB 2234 Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to taxes, fees, and programs administered by the Comptroller.
HB 2412 Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the enterprise zone program.
HB 2414 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to jury service in certain counties.
HB 2752 Last Action: Subcommittee members named
Caption: Relating to the reapportionment of congressional districts and the creation, function, and duties of the Texas Congressional Redistricting Commission.
HB 2886 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the protection of water quality in watersheds threatened by quarry activities; establishing a pilot program; providing a penalty.
HB 3537 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the board of directors of the Palo Pinto County Hospital District.
HCR 97 Last Action: Meeting cancelled
Caption: Granting Eagle Construction & Environmental Services, L.P., permission to sue Harris County, Texas.
HJR 74 Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish the office of county treasurer of Stephens County.
HR 100 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Osteopathic Medicine Day at the State Capitol on January 27, 2005.
HR 1593 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Directing law enforcement agencies in this state to enforce laws prohibiting illegal use of anabolic steroids by public school students engaged in extracurricular activities.
HR 1792 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dana Vollmer of Granbury on winning a gold medal at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece, as a member of the women's 800-meter freestyle relay team.
HR 2194 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Directing the Brazos River Authority to work with the leaseholders and residents of Possum Kingdom Lake Community.
HR 2259 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2233.
79th 1st Called Session
HB 3 Last Action: Senate appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to financing public schools in this state and reducing property taxes.
HB 23 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to state and certain local fiscal matters; providing civil and criminal penalties.
HJR 25 Last Action: Recommitted to committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and providing for a corresponding adjustment of the limitation on the amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of certain persons.
79th 2nd Called Session
HB 3 Last Action: Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
Caption: Relating to property tax relief and protection of taxpayers, certain taxes, fees, and property, and other matters relating to the financing of public schools; providing civil and criminal penalties; making an appropriation.
HB 72 Last Action: Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
Caption: Relating to motor fuel taxes.
HB 73 Last Action: Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
Caption: Relating to franchise tax benefits for certain entities designated as enterprise projects.
HB 74 Last Action: Referred to Property Tax Relief, Select
Caption: Relating to the collection of certain delinquent obligations by the office of the attorney general.
HJR 12 Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and providing for an adjustment of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount and changes in school district ad valorem tax rates.
79th 3rd Called Session
HB 3 Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to certain taxes affecting businesses; making an appropriation; providing penalties.
HB 131 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to authority of certain enterprise projects to receive franchise tax credits for job creation and capital investment.
HB 148 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the limitation of ad valorem tax rates of school districts and other taxing units.
HB 171 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to certain state fiscal matters.
HR 441 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Shirley Hunter for 20 years of public service in partnership with Representative Bob Hunter.
78th Regular Session
HB 245 Last Action: Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
Caption: Relating to the disposition by counties of motor vehicle registration fees and sales tax revenue.
HB 649 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to creating an interagency work group on rural issues.
HB 713 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the powers of the executive director of the Office of Rural Community Affairs.
HB 1116 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of interest in private roads by certain counties.
HB 1117 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the clarification by a county of the existence of a public interest in certain roads.
HB 1325 Last Action: Referred to Land and Resource Management
Caption: Relating to the rural physician assistant loan reimbursement program.
HB 1627 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the use of TexasOnline by state agencies.
HB 1628 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the applicability of provisions concerning bond approval by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to certain water districts.
HB 1629 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to certain reports, records, offenses, and penalties under the Texas Controlled Substances Act.
HB 1710 Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to implementation of a premium tax credit for certain investments by insurers.
HB 2108 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the technology applications credit requirement for graduation from public high school.
HB 2109 Last Action: Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the adoption of the 21st Century Technology College and Careers Act.
HB 2689 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the practice of law.
HB 2690 Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to the allocation of housing trust funds among uniform state service regions.
HB 2691 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to carrying a passenger on an all-terrain vehicle.
HB 2701 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the provision of fire prevention and safety education.
HB 2702 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to immunization programs.
HB 3322 Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the creation of an appellate judicial system for the Eleventh Court of Appeals District.
HB 3323 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Enterprise Fund.
HB 3324 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the issuance of certain obligations and the imposition of assessments for the unemployment compensation system.
HB 3325 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the creation and administration of the community telecommunications alliance program.
HB 3326 Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the operation of the financial assistance program and an integrated approach to providing employment services under that program.
HB 3470 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the type of action for forfeiture the state may bring and the items subject to forfeiture under Chapter 115, Natural Resources Code.
HB 3471 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to jurisdiction over a suit for damages brought by a landowner or producer of oil or gas.
HB 3472 Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the abolition of the Texas Department of Economic Development; to the transfer of its functions to the Governor's Economic Development Division; and to the creation of the Texas Office of Tourism and the consolidation of the tourism functions of certain state agencies.
HB 3548 Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to economic development financing, programs, and incentives.
HB 3549 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of the Texas Economic Development Bank and to the administration and operation of the product development, small business incubator, and enterprise zone programs.
HB 3605 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of a county court at law in Hood County.
HR 59 Last Action: Referred to Rules & Resolutions
Caption: Recognizing February 10, 2003, as Texas Skills USA-VICA Day at the State Capitol.
HR 60 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Jean Tillotson Price of Palo Pinto.
HR 143 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Cisco Loboes football team on reaching the state finals.
HR 144 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of William "Bill" Wallace Jamar.
HR 175 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 10, 2003, as Texas SkillsUSA-VICA Day at the State Capitol.
HR 189 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the elected state officers of the Career and Technology Education student organizations.
HR 237 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 19, 2003, as Texas Midwest Day at the Capitol.
HR 296 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 27, 2003, as Hood County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 297 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of John Wesley Clinton, Sr., mayor of Cisco.
HR 736 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Robert Edward Hall of Eastland on his 80th birthday.
HR 737 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Jack Scott of Cross Plains.
HR 882 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the life of U.S. Marine Private Nolen Ryan Hutchings.
HR 1074 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the late Marene Johnson-Johnson of Eastland and her stamp mural on National Flag Day, June 14, 2003.
HR 1075 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Frances Ann Day Moyers for her contributions to preserving Texas history.
HR 1174 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Rod Tate of Early on his retirement from teaching.
HR 1175 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Bette Armstrong, the Toad Lady of Eastland County, for her many years of volunteer service in behalf of the community.
HR 1176 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Major Jay Thomas Aubin of the United States Marine Corps.
HR 1599 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dr. William O'Quin of Mineral Wells for his dedicated service to his community.
78th 1st Called Session
HB 34 Last Action: Referred to Energy Resources
Caption: Relating to financial security requirements for certain persons performing operations within the jurisdiction of the Railroad Commission of Texas.
HR 180 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Bob Walls and Lynda Horton-Turk of Mineral Wells on their respective elections to the offices of department commander and department president of the American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary.
78th 2nd Called Session
HR 27 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of former State Representative Joe C. Hanna of Breckenridge.
HR 141 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Shorty and Peggy Holland of Mineral Wells on their 50th wedding anniversary.
77th Regular Session
HB 165 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to eligibility for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families benefits.
HB 168 Last Action: Companion considered in lieu of in committee
Caption: Relating to the designation of Farm-to-Market Road 604 as the Atlas ICBM Highway.
HB 238 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to amending the definition of "manufacture" in the Controlled Substances Act and to defining the possession of the components of methamphetamine as an offense under that Act.
HB 239 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of manufactured homes.
HB 251 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to certification of food managers.
HB 340 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the acquisition by a county of a public interest in certain roads.
HB 341 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to disposition by counties of motor vehicle registration fees and sales tax revenue.
HB 394 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to a going out of business sale.
HB 548 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the conduct of the business of certain surety companies.
HB 560 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the liability of certain religious charitable organizations for transportation services provided to certain welfare recipients.
HB 661 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain expenditures relating to reducing hazardous substances.
HB 1341 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the amendment of a petition for review in an ad valorem tax appeal.
HB 1391 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to notice provided at certain sales of equine animals; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 1392 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain ad valorem tax exemptions.
HB 1708 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to contribution rates for cotton ginners for unemployment compensation purposes.
HB 1847 Last Action: Companion considered in lieu of in committee
Caption: Relating to tax refunds to property owners following ad valorem tax appeals.
HB 2380 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to participation of businesses in career and technology education programs.
HB 2697 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to validating certain actions and the boundaries of the Acton Municipal Utility District.
HB 2698 Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to the Palo Pinto County Hospital District.
HB 3226 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to injury leave for certain state employees injured in the course of performance of duty.
HB 3350 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the calculation of the franchise tax.
HB 3351 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the regulation of immediate precursors and certain other chemicals used in the illicit manufacture of a controlled substance; providing penalties.
HB 3352 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to a credit against severance taxes for a person who transfers ownership of a water supply pipeline to a political subdivision of this state.
HB 3686 Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation of a county court at law in Hood County.
HB 3693 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Lake Granbury Water Improvement District.
HCR 30 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating the city of Breckenridge the Mural Capital of Texas.
HCR 31 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating Eastland as the official home of "Old Rip--The Most Famous Horned Toad in Texas."
HCR 32 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring all those associated with the Atlas Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) program for their contributions to the safety of their fellow citizens.
HCR 33 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Urging the Texas Department of Transportation to give top priority to the authorization and installation of traffic-control devices near schools.
HJR 20 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the composition of the Texas House of Representatives.
HR 30 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the city of Breckenridge as the Mural Capital of Texas.
HR 467 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Neal Robert Moore of Cisco on the occasion of his 100th birthday.
HR 573 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 28, 2001, as Hood County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 645 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Betty Blanton Crabtree for her outstanding contributions to the Hood County community.
HR 808 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring veterans of the Vietnam War and supporting the National Vietnam War Museum in Mineral Wells.
HR 1074 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Robert Echols of Albany for receiving a 2001 Jefferson Award.
76th Regular Session
HB 386 Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to ballot access by certain candidates.
HB 785 Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to compliance with the motor vehicle safety responsibility law through motor vehicle insurance.
HB 1029 Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the requirements for competitive bidding and proposal procedures in certain municipalities.
HB 1079 Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the operation and continuation of the smart jobs fund program.
HB 1384 Last Action: No action taken in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to a disqualification for unemployment benefits for claimants who have received certain post-termination payments.
HB 1385 Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to a disqualification of eligibility for unemployment compensation benefits for periods of unpaid disciplinary suspensions.
HB 1386 Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the refund of certain overpaid unemployment compensation benefits by the recipients of those benefits.
HB 1542 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to purchasing requirements for school districts and junior college districts.
HB 1543 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the residency requirements for directors of certain economic development corporations.
HB 1568 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to school finance.
HB 1889 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the dissolution of the Ranger Hospital District of Eastland County, Texas.
HB 2156 Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the county and road district highway fund.
HB 2307 Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
Caption: Relating to assistance to certain low-performing public school districts.
HB 2401 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the establishment of voluntary workforce training programs for certain students.
HB 2415 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to a junior college district branch campus, center, or extension facility.
HB 2416 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the North Runnels County Hospital District.
HB 2493 Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the conduct of the business of certain surety companies.
HB 2733 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to liability of certain private entities that contract with a public entity to provide transportation services.
HB 2838 Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of manufactured homes.
HB 2839 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the expiration and the legislative review of state agency rules.
HB 2840 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the definition of "assistance organization" for purposes of state surplus and salvage property.
HB 2841 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the liability of certain charitable organizations and their employees for certain acts.
HB 3232 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the Eastland Memorial Hospital District.
HB 3582 Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
Caption: Relating to receivers, payors, and lessees under certain mineral leases.
HCR 28 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of the Honorable Lester Clark.
HCR 29 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing Judge Scott Bailey's retirement.
HCR 30 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Judge Don Cleveland on the occasion of his retirement.
HCR 117 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Supporting and encouraging the future development and expansion of career and technology academic programs throughout Texas high schools.
HCR 142 Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: Recognizing the Ranger Historical Preservation Society.
HJR 70 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the composition of the Texas House of Representatives.
HR 372 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Anne Gibson Huddleston on her service to the Comanche Peak Chapter the Daughters of the Republic of Texas.
HR 974 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Granbury Pirates soccer team on its 1999 state 4A championship.
75th Regular Session
HB 1704 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the terms of court of the 90th Judicial District.
HB 1705 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to eligibility for high school equivalency examinations.
HB 1706 Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
Caption: Relating to the terms of court of the 42nd District Court.
HB 2045 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to procedures governing the obtaining by state agencies of information from individuals.
HB 2046 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the location of justice of the peace courts in certain counties.
HB 2047 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the definition of motor vehicle for purposes of certain intoxication and alcoholic beverage offenses.
HB 2712 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to ballot access by certain candidates.
HB 3388 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the qualifications of a member of the board of directors of an appraisal district.
HCR 198 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing April 15, 1997, as Hood County Day at the Capitol.
HJR 77 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish the office of constable in Shackelford County.
HR 497 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Neuman Smith for his community service.
HR 777 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Rosemary Eikner Divine for her outstanding service as president of the Comanche Peak Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas.
HR 880 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the grand opening of the Ruth Terry Denney Library-Research Center in Ranger.
HR 881 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the opening of Veterans Memorial Park in Cisco, Texas.
HR 1179 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Lacy Turner for her heroic actions.