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Legislation authored by Phil King

Includes legislation with Phil King as the primary author for the 76th through 87th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

86th Regular Session
HB 347 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to consent annexation requirements.
HB 793 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain government contracts with companies that boycott Israel.
HB 794 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the additional ad valorem taxes imposed as a result of certain changes in the use of open-space land appraised as agricultural land.
HB 1313 Last Action: Effective on 1/1/20
Caption: Relating to ad valorem taxation.
HB 1314 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the release on bail of, and the reimbursement to a county for certain costs of confining, a person charged with an administrative violation of parole or mandatory supervision.
HB 1449 Last Action: Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
Caption: Relating to the creation of a grant program to assist law enforcement agencies with the purchase of opioid antagonists.
HB 1451 Last Action: Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
Caption: Relating to peace officers commissioned by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement for disaster response.
HB 1783 Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to premium and maintenance tax credits related to certain fees paid under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
HB 2553 Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to regulation of mergers and consolidations of power generation companies.
HB 2827 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to discrimination by a state agency against an applicant for or holder of an occupational license.
HB 2828 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the exception of certain information related to the humane disposition by a municipality or county of an animal from required disclosure under the public information law.
HB 2829 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to electricity service provided by certain municipally owned utilities.
HB 2842 Last Action: Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
Caption: Relating to the disposition of a firearm seized from certain persons with mental illness.
HB 2928 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to jurisdiction of contested probate proceedings in counties without a statutory probate court or county court at law exercising original probate jurisdiction.
HB 4201 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects.
HB 4463 Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to required counseling before an abortion is performed.
HB 4642 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Rolling V Ranch Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 of Wise County.
HB 4663 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Parker County Hospital District to employ physicians.
HB 4725 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Morningstar Ranch Municipal Utility District No. 2 of Parker County; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.
HR 16 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Affirming the historical connection of the Jewish people to Jerusalem and condemning efforts of UNESCO to deny Judaism's historical, religious, and cultural ties to Jerusalem.
HR 89 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Major General Robert J. Bodisch Sr. on his induction as commander of the Texas State Guard.
HR 111 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the nation of Israel for its outstanding achievements in water management.
HR 129 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 74th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration and death camp and the 2019 observance of International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
HR 242 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Decatur High School volleyball team on winning the 2018 UIL 4A Division 1 state championship.
HR 243 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the football team from Trinity Christian Academy in Willow Park for winning the 2018 TAPPS Division III state championship.
HR 244 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Aledo High School football team on winning the 2018 UIL 5A Division 2 state championship.
HR 317 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 19, 2019, as Wise County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 318 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Roy Eaton on his retirement as publisher of the Wise County Messenger.
HR 319 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Dwight Albert Sharpe of Aurora.
HR 501 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Richard "Andy" Loller Jr. of the Weatherford Fire Department.
HR 502 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 25, 2019, as Parker County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 503 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Weatherford College on its sesquicentennial.
HR 504 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of William "Bill" H. Cantrell Jr. of Weatherford.
HR 505 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Mayor Tommy Wayne Clayton of Springtown.
HR 701 Last Action: Referred to Resolutions Calendars
Caption: Recognizing March 21, 2019, as East Parker County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 702 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Patti Gail Clinton of Springtown.
HR 703 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Charles W. Gilchrist on his election as the 2019 chairman of the board of the National Automobile Dealers Association.
HR 822 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 20, 2019, as East Parker County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 1198 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Major General Charles A. Miller Jr. for his lifetime of service to his state and nation.
HR 1457 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Stars and Strides Stables Therapeutic Riding Center in Weatherford.
HR 1630 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Paula Jean Ard on her retirement from Weatherford ISD.
85th Regular Session
HB 89 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to state contracts with and investments in companies that boycott Israel.
HB 300 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to decreasing the fee for the issuance of an original or renewed license to carry a handgun.
HB 427 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the award of attorney's fees incurred in a suit involving unlawful campaign contributions or campaign expenditures.
HB 428 Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to certain requirements of public institutions of higher education regarding student organization membership.
HB 506 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the qualifications, duties, and limitations of Texas delegates to a convention called under Article V of the United States Constitution.
HB 833 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the administration of educational programs for persons placed on community supervision for certain intoxication offenses.
HB 1228 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the phaseout and repeal of the miscellaneous gross receipts tax on utility companies; decreasing the rates of the tax.
HB 1315 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the liability of employees of certain real property owners for certain claims arising from construction activities.
HB 1526 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the provision of certain state benefits to certain peace officers and certain active and retired employees of community supervision and corrections departments.
HB 1655 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the reporting of certain offenses committed by members of the Texas military forces.
HB 1872 Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Caption: Relating to restrictions on holders of package store permits.
HB 2036 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to premium tax credits related to certain fees paid under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
HB 2040 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the building code standards for new residential construction in the unincorporated area of certain counties; affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense.
HB 2194 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the board of trustees of the Weatherford Junior College District.
HB 2318 Last Action: Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
Caption: Relating to requirements for certain applicants to obtain an original, duplicate, modified, or renewed license to carry a handgun; waiving certain fees.
HB 2398 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the punishment for certain possession offenses under the Texas Controlled Substances Act; changing eligibility for community supervision.
HB 2399 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the submission by a law enforcement agency of an amended employment termination report.
HB 2481 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 2912 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the creation of the New Fairview Municipal Utility District No. 1; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 2955 Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to a waiver for a school district from state requirements that hinder the district's ability to effectively compete with charter or private schools.
HB 2965 Last Action: Referred to Pensions
Caption: Relating to the retirement eligibility of certain peace officers who are members of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
HB 3050 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to driver's and learner licenses and the issuance of certain driver's licenses and identification certificates; authorizing a fee.
HB 3051 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the categories used to record the race or ethnicity of persons stopped for or convicted of traffic offenses.
HB 4325 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Wise County Municipal Utility District No. 4; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HB 4328 Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the appointment of bailiffs by the district court and county courts at law in Wise County.
HB 4331 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Far North Fort Worth Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Tarrant and Wise Counties; providing authority to issue bonds and impose fees and taxes.
HR 391 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 27, 2017, as Weatherford Day at the State Capitol.
HR 392 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 16, 2017, as East Parker County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 483 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 21, 2017, as Wise County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 964 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 20, 2017, as Texas Department of Public Safety Officers Association Day at the State Capitol.
HR 1418 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Mike Manning on his retirement as Weatherford chief of police.
HR 2112 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Justin B. Unruh of Austin.
85th 1st Called Session
HB 191 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a commission to recommend improvements to the public school finance system.
HB 192 Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the authority of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district to increase the appraised value of property in the tax year following the year in which the appraised value of the property is lowered as a result of a protest or appeal.
84th Regular Session
HB 523 Last Action: Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
Caption: Relating to abolishing the Texas emerging technology fund.
HB 539 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the procedural requirements for the adoption of a municipal regulation, limitation, or prohibition on the production, storage, or transportation of oil or natural gas; authorizing a fee.
HB 540 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the submission to the attorney general of a measure proposing the enactment or repeal of a municipal ordinance.
HB 723 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the appointment of a guardian ad litem and attorney ad litem for a minor in an application for a court order authorizing the minor to consent to an abortion.
HB 736 Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to the treatment of a landman as an independent contractor.
HB 1110 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the qualifications, duties, and limitations of Texas delegates to a convention called under Article V of the United States Constitution.
HB 1235 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the annexation of certain territory by the Wise County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1.
HB 1236 Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Speaker
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Morningstar Ranch Municipal Utility Districts Nos. 1 and 2 of Parker County; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees and taxes.
HB 1312 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a landman for unemployment compensation.
HB 1331 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the treatment and recycling for beneficial use of certain waste arising out of or incidental to the drilling for or production of oil or gas.
HB 1455 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to procedures required before certain condominium associations file a suit or initiate an arbitration proceeding for a defect or design claim.
HB 1690 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the investigation and prosecution of offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses.
HB 2123 Last Action: Effective on 1/1/16
Caption: Relating to participation of the state military forces in the state group benefits program.
HB 2467 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to excluding certain premiums, revenues, and fees from the determination of certain insurers' taxable gross premiums or revenues; affecting certain taxes.
HB 3210 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the production of public information available on a publicly accessible website.
HB 3211 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to training requirements for peace officers appointed to supervisory positions.
HB 3212 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to peace officer identification cards.
HCR 54 Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Memorializing Congress to propose and submit to the states for ratification a "Regulation Freedom Amendment" to the U.S. Constitution.
HR 447 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Donald Joe Clark of Chico.
HR 448 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Wise County Justice of the Peace Terri Lynn Johnson.
HR 449 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of George Houston Parker of Runaway Bay.
HR 450 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Wise County Judge Bill McElhaney of Bridgeport.
HR 451 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of the Honorable Ben Akers of Weatherford.
HR 452 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Abandoned Cemetery Association of Parker County.
HR 516 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 17, 2015, as Wise County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 674 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Dr. Jack Leigh Eidson of Weatherford.
HR 675 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Pastor John Conway of Hilltop Family Church in Springtown.
HR 1855 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Joe E. Sharp.
HR 1982 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dana Ables on her retirement from the Millsap Independent School District.
HR 2401 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Mary Jane and Gary Westenhover of Weatherford on their 35th wedding anniversary.
HR 2730 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Elizabeth Baker of Mary Martin Elementary School on being named Best Teacher as part of the Weatherford Star-Telegram Best of the Best awards.
83rd Regular Session
HB 237 Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the limitation on the rate of growth in appropriations from state tax revenues.
HB 290 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to school district selection of assessment instruments in place of state-administered assessment instruments.
HB 291 Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to a hiring freeze of nonessential personnel employed by a state agency.
HB 306 Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the limitation on appropriations for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program.
HB 407 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the Weatherford College District service area.
HB 408 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the number of members of the Texas Historical Commission.
HB 409 Last Action: Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
Caption: Relating to the state emergency medical services medical director.
HB 410 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the administration and operation of the appellate judicial system for the Second Court of Appeals District; changing an appellate judicial system court costs fee in certain counties.
HB 411 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the release of a vehicle held by a vehicle storage facility.
HB 412 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the punishment for a false affiliation with a charitable organization or a false claim of a charitable purpose in the course of committing certain crimes.
HB 765 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the disposition of certain misdemeanor offenses committed by a holder of a commercial driver's license.
HB 766 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the commitment of certain criminal defendants with a history of escape or flight to the maximum security unit of a mental health facility for competency restoration.
HB 767 Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to preventing the fraudulent issuance and use of disabled parking placards; providing a civil penalty.
HB 789 Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the allowance in lieu of exempt property in the administration of a decedent's estate.
HB 875 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of the surviving spouse of a person who is disabled to receive a limitation of school district ad valorem taxes on the person's residence homestead.
HB 942 Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to the regulation of crafted precious metal dealers; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 1172 Last Action: Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Caption: Relating to the contracting authority of the Texas Historical Commission.
HB 1232 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the contracting authority of the Texas Historical Commission.
HB 1658 Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to requiring the arrest and collection of a breath or blood specimen of persons operating a motor vehicle or watercraft while intoxicated under certain circumstances.
HB 1870 Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the limitation on the rate of growth in appropriations from state tax revenues.
HB 1895 Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the dissolution of the Parker County Utility District No. 1.
HB 1896 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to firearm training and the authority of certain employees of a school district or open-enrollment charter school to carry or possess a handgun on certain school premises; authorizing a fee.
HB 2474 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to taxes and bonds for a junior college district branch campus.
HB 2586 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the exercise of the power of eminent domain by certain authorized entities.
HB 2767 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the treatment and recycling for beneficial use of certain waste arising out of or incidental to the drilling for or production of oil or gas.
HB 2944 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of timeshare owners' associations.
HB 3945 Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the annexation of certain territory by the Wise County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1.
HJR 52 Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting the rate of growth of appropriations for welfare programs.
HJR 70 Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment concerning the maximum rate of growth of appropriations.
HJR 72 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the surviving spouse of a person who is disabled to receive a limitation on school district ad valorem taxes on the person's residence homestead if the spouse is 55 years of age or older at the time of the person's death.
HR 44 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Israel for its cordial and mutually beneficial relationship with the United States and the State of Texas and supporting Israel in its legal, historical, moral, and God-given right of self-governance and self-defense.
HR 292 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Marsha Barber on her retirement from Trinity Christian Academy in Willow Park.
HR 340 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 12, 2013, as Wise County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 524 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Gary Cook on 25 years of service as president of Dallas Baptist University.
HR 564 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Clayton R. Beauchamp of Weatherford.
HR 1759 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Brock High School girls' basketball team on winning the 2013 UIL 2A state championship.
HR 2316 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Vesta Carol Hillsamer Williams of Victoria.
HR 2542 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Parker County treasurer James Garland Thorp II.
HR 2624 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of former state representative W. G. "Bill" Coody of Weatherford.
83rd 1st Called Session
HB 37 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the punishment for a capital felony committed by an individual younger than 18 years of age.
83rd 2nd Called Session
HB 59 Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on abortion after detection of a fetal heartbeat; providing penalties.
82nd Regular Session
HB 476 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the retention of the $1 million total revenue exemption for the franchise tax.
HB 647 Last Action: Corrected comm. rept. sent to Local & Consent
Caption: Relating to the public safety director's appointment of reserve law enforcement officers for the Department of Public Safety.
HB 779 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the state's or a governmental entity's direct or indirect use of state or local tax revenue to finance the performance of an elective abortion or elective abortion-related service.
HB 780 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the abolition of school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes.
HB 781 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran.
HB 797 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the venue for the filing of certain applications by a pregnant minor with respect to an abortion.
HB 812 Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
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 971 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to electric transmission facilities.
HB 1078 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the appointment of a guardian ad litem and attorney for a minor in an application for a court order authorizing the minor to consent to an abortion.
HB 1079 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to a limitation on increases in the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of commercial or industrial real property.
HB 1697 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain overseas voters to receive a full ballot.
HB 1975 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the submission of certain election changes under Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
HB 1976 Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to voting in the precinct of former residence.
HB 1977 Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to the requirement that a voter sign the signature roster at the polling place.
HB 1978 Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to requiring a voter who is on the suspense list of voters to cast a provisional ballot.
HB 2247 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of the adjutant general's department to receive Foundation School Program funding for students enrolled in the Texas ChalleNGe Academy.
HB 2330 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the statutory county courts in Wise County.
HB 2331 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the consideration by an appraisal review board of the price paid by the owner of a residence homestead in determining a protest of the appraised value of the homestead.
HB 2332 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district for maintenance and operations purposes of the appraised value of a residence homestead and the offsetting of the resulting revenue loss to school districts with state sales and use tax revenue.
HB 2664 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the abolition of the Texas Facilities Commission and the transfer of its duties to the comptroller, General Land Office, and State Preservation Board.
HB 2665 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to abolishing the Texas Funeral Service Commission and the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners and transferring the functions of those agencies to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.
HB 2879 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the abolishment of the Texas Historical Commission and the transfer of its duties to the Parks and Wildlife Commission, the General Land Office, and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
HB 3064 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to preventing the fraudulent issuance and use of disabled parking placards; providing a civil penalty.
HB 3753 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the employment of physicians by certain municipal hospital authorities.
HJR 72 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran in an amount equal to the amount of the residence homestead exemption to which the disabled veteran was entitled.
HJR 73 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment abolishing school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes.
HJR 82 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the maximum appraised value of commercial or industrial real property for ad valorem tax purposes to 110 percent or more of the appraised value of the property for the preceding tax year.
HJR 116 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation by a school district for maintenance and operations purposes all or part of the appraised value of a residence homestead.
HR 119 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Elvera Johnson on her retirement as district clerk of Parker County.
HR 120 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 8, 2011, as Wise County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 121 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Don Chrestman on his retirement as district judge of Parker County.
HR 122 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jayne Williams Choate on her retirement as justice of the peace of Parker County.
HR 123 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Melvin Simons on his retirement as justice of the peace for Precinct 4 in Parker County.
HR 130 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Grace After Fire organization for providing support and resources to women veterans.
HR 139 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Mundy Ingalls Peale, Jr., of Lake Kiowa.
HR 197 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Army Private First Class Austin Garrett Staggs.
HR 265 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Jack Borden of Weatherford.
HR 375 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 22, 2011, as Parker County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 439 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating sports announcer Gentry "Ace" Little for calling his 900th game on the radio.
HR 611 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 2011 as American Red Cross Month and honoring the Parker County Branch of the Chisholm Trail Regional Chapter of the American Red Cross.
HR 974 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Brock High School girls' basketball team on winning the 2011 UIL 2A state championship.
81st Regular Session
HB 469 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the establishment of incentives by this state for the implementation of certain projects to capture and sequester carbon dioxide that would otherwise be emitted into the atmosphere.
HB 715 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to motor vehicle inspection stations that perform emissions inspections using only the onboard diagnostic system of inspected vehicles.
HB 793 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority to charge reasonable fees for emergency services performed by volunteer fire departments.
HB 794 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the exemption of volunteer fire departments from certain motor fuel taxes.
HB 872 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the repeal of goals for natural gas use in energy production.
HB 1268 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the imposition by a municipality of certain meter fees on a school district.
HB 1658 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the sales tax for certain telecommunications equipment.
HB 1659 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to creating an exception to the offense of unlawful installation of a tracking device.
HB 1660 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the composition of the board of directors of an appraisal district.
HB 1661 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of $60,000 of the appraised value of the residence homesteads of military servicemembers who are serving on active duty.
HB 1662 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the availability of certain Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District financial information on the district's Internet website.
HB 1663 Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a search warrant for a blood specimen from a person arrested for certain intoxication offenses.
HB 1664 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an exemption for groundwater used for certain purposes from production fees assessed by the Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District.
HB 1665 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the penalty imposed on defaulting jurors.
HB 1788 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the minimum franchise tax amount for which no tax payment is due.
HB 2084 Last Action: Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a suit for access to a child by a grandparent.
HB 2485 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of gas and electric transmission and distribution costs in the cost of goods sold for purposes of the franchise tax.
HB 2486 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the consolidation of more than one water or sewer system under a single tariff by an investor-owned utility.
HB 2870 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the requirement that certain state and local governmental entities designate a firearms proficiency officer and require weapons proficiency.
HB 3176 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the abolition of school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes.
HB 3201 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the designation of certain fire marshals and related officers, inspectors, and investigators as peace officers.
HB 3402 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a restriction on the location of a well drilled for oil or gas.
HB 3403 Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the operation of certain commercial motor vehicles in certain residential subdivisions.
HB 3404 Last Action: Referred to Energy Resources
Caption: Relating to fees imposed by certain counties on operators of gas wells and oil and gas waste disposal wells.
HB 3677 Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the residency requirement for a candidate for an unelected office in certain municipalities.
HB 3678 Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the sovereign immunity of state military forces.
HB 3729 Last Action: Referred to Energy Resources
Caption: Relating to the installation of certain pipelines in county road rights-of-way.
HB 3761 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to a grant program to assist counties in repairing county roads damaged by certain natural gas activities.
HB 3935 Last Action: Reported favorably as amended
Caption: Relating to the classification of certain entities as primarily engaged in retail or wholesale trade for purposes of the franchise tax.
HB 3936 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to authorizing an officer or enlisted member of the state military force to hold other civil offices.
HB 4321 Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Speaker
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District to establish discounted production fee rates for certain municipalities.
HB 4495 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the titling, registration, and operation of mini-trucks.
HB 4496 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the ad valorem tax situs of certain portable drilling rigs and associated equipment.
HB 4698 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Lake Weatherford Municipal Utility Districts Nos. 1 and 2; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.
HB 4728 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the Parker County Utility District No. 1.
HJR 38 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding the rainy day fund and dedicating certain surplus revenues to property tax reduction.
HJR 69 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation not more than $60,000 of the assessed value of the residence homesteads of military servicemembers who are serving on active duty.
HJR 97 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment abolishing school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes.
HJR 127 Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow an officer or enlisted member of the Texas State Guard or other state militia or military force to hold other civil offices.
HR 66 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Pastor Jon Sherman on his 10th pastoral anniversary at Trinity Bible Church in Willow Park.
HR 141 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Lawrence F. "Larry" Blais of Weatherford.
HR 182 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Army Sergeant John Jared Savage of Mineral Wells.
HR 183 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Matthew Thomas of Weatherford for competing in the 2008 National Geographic Bee in Washington, D.C.
HR 217 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Donald Eugene Allen of Weatherford.
HR 293 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 10, 2009, as Wise County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 538 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Fire Marshal Kurt Harris on his retirement from the Weatherford Fire Department.
HR 935 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring former Fort Worth mayor Bob Bolen on his many accomplishments and on his dedicated public service.
HR 1161 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dr. Noel Nicholas Troxclair on the occasion of his 60th birthday.
HR 1284 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Texas Pythian Home in Weatherford.
HR 1510 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Michael Brent Jones.
HR 1511 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Randall J. Hayes on his retirement from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
HR 1994 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Brock High School Lady Eagles basketball team on winning the UIL 2A state championship.
HR 2324 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Sergeant Anthony Luke Mason of Springtown.
HR 2325 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Marine Corporal James Heath McRae of Springtown.
HR 2767 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 20th anniversary of the founding of the Texas Wesleyan University School of Law.
HR 2821 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Judy A. Hill of Aledo High School on her receipt of the 2009 Marva Collins Teaching Excellence Award.
HR 2995 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 469.
HR 3115 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Clif Tramel on his selection as the 2009 Miss Anna Hackett Teacher of the Year by the Weatherford Independent School District.
HR 3116 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the One-Act Play team of Hico High School on advancing to the UIL state finals.
HR 3117 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Lori Bratcher on her selection as the 2009 Elementary Teacher of the Year by the Weatherford Independent School District.
80th Regular Session
HB 220 Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the rights and liabilities of an employer with respect to the carrying of a concealed handgun.
HB 221 Last Action: Referred to Corrections
Caption: Relating to housing prisoners in a tent or other facility in lieu of a county jail.
HB 624 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the securitization of the nonbypassable delivery rates of transmission and distribution utilities.
HB 625 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to exemptions from the sales tax for certain energy efficient products for a limited period.
HB 626 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the procedures for registering to vote.
HB 627 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the ability of an honorably retired reserve peace officer to carry a weapon.
HB 628 Last Action: Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to the courtroom access of certain witnesses during a criminal proceeding.
HB 629 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the date for a consolidation election of two or more municipalities.
HB 630 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to notice to a surface owner by an oil or gas well operator of the issuance of a permit for certain oil and gas operations.
HB 631 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the municipalities that may annex an area for limited purposes.
HB 632 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the appointment of bailiffs for the 415th District Court.
HB 633 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to animal control officer training.
HB 661 Last Action: Referred to Regulated Industries
Caption: Relating to the protection of customer telephone records; providing a penalty.
HB 896 Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the members and employees of the Public Utility Commission of Texas.
HB 913 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the ad valorem tax situs of certain portable drilling rigs.
HB 1061 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to confinement in county jail of a defendant awaiting transfer to a community corrections facility or a substance abuse treatment facility.
HB 1062 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to assessment of damages and award of costs and attorney's fees in condemnation proceedings.
HB 1063 Last Action: Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
Caption: Relating to the publication of certain notices by a taxing unit in connection with the adoption of an ad valorem tax rate for the taxing unit.
HB 1189 Last Action: Companion considered in lieu of
Caption: Relating to competition and customer choice in the retail electric power market; providing an administrative penalty.
HB 1190 Last Action: Companion considered in lieu of
Caption: Relating to regulation of electric generation capacity ownership in the electric power market.
HB 1191 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the powers, duties, and composition of the electric utility restructuring legislative oversight committee.
HB 1192 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to administration of the system benefit fund.
HB 1202 Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to a private cause of action for electric market power abuse.
HB 1242 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the prosecution and punishment of offenses regarding the management of certain funds delivered to a crime stoppers organization.
HB 1386 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to regulation of the decommissioning costs of certain nuclear-powered commercial electric generating units.
HB 1387 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to requiring a school district to provide for a feasibility study before acquiring title to real property through eminent domain.
HB 1558 Last Action: Referred to Energy Resources
Caption: Relating to the assessment of damages and award of costs and fees in condemnations of property in particular areas by certain common carriers.
HB 1559 Last Action: Referred to Energy Resources
Caption: Relating to the assessment of damages and award of costs and fees in the condemnation of property by certain common carriers.
HB 1659 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to procedures in an eminent domain proceeding initiated by certain common carriers.
HB 1660 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the amount of sick leave for police officers employed by certain municipalities.
HB 1661 Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to the qualifications necessary for a political party to have the names of its nominees placed on the ballot.
HB 1900 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the imposition of certain administrative penalties related to market power regulation violations in the electric power market.
HB 1901 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the assessment of generation market-share of power generation companies.
HB 1902 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain information involving the Public Utility Commission and the wholesale electric market monitor.
HB 1903 Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to continuing educational requirements of a justice of the peace who is a licensed attorney.
HB 1945 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the administrative penalty procedures of the Public Utility Commission of Texas.
HB 2508 Last Action: Returned to committee
Caption: Relating to the use of public resources to make communications that contain political messages; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 2624 Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to certain functions and services performed in relation to accidents.
HB 2935 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the regulation of cigarettes; providing a penalty.
HB 3281 Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the recovery of medical or health care expenses in civil actions.
HB 3705 Last Action: Referred to Regulated Industries
Caption: Relating to the consumer protection authority of the Public Utility Commission of Texas in relation to telecommunications and retail electric services.
HB 3708 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to underground natural gas storage facilities in Texas.
HB 3991 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Rolling V Ranch Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 of Wise County; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.
HB 3992 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the county courts at law in Parker County.
HB 3993 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the compensation of the members of the juvenile board of Parker County.
HB 3994 Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Morning Star Ranch Municipal Utility Districts Nos. 1 and 2 of Parker County; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.
HB 4049 Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Speaker
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Parker County Groundwater Conservation District.
HB 4050 Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Speaker
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Wise County Groundwater Conservation District.
HB 4051 Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Speaker
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Parker-Wise Groundwater Conservation District.
HB 4052 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations and financing of the Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District.
HCR 292 Last Action: Filed
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 624.
HR 164 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Promise Helpers, Inc., on the 10th anniversary of its founding.
HR 165 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating barber Mike Manchack of Fort Worth on his retirement.
HR 287 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Roy J. Eaton of Decatur for his induction into the Texas Newspaper Foundation Hall of Fame.
HR 288 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In honor of Wise County Day on February 13, 2007.
HR 516 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Nobel Prize-winning economist Dr. Milton Friedman.
HR 650 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the East Parker County Chamber of Commerce on the 10th anniversary of its founding.
HR 906 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the City of Weatherford and Parker County on receiving the 2006 City-County Cooperation Award from the Texas Municipal League and the Texas Association of Counties.
HR 2465 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Army Private First Class Paul Balint, Jr., of Willow Park.
HR 2466 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Army Captain Anthony R. Garcia of Fort Worth.
HR 2467 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Eric Caban of Fort Worth.
HR 2468 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Johnie Herbert for his nine years of service on the Weatherford City Council.
HR 2469 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Trinity Christian Academy girls' basketball team on winning the 2007 Texas Christian Athletic Fellowship district championship and advancing to the state championship final.
HR 2470 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Eagles football team of Trinity Christian Academy in Willow Park for winning the 2006 Texas Christian Schools Athletic Fellowship Division 1 state championship in six-man football.
HR 2471 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Trinity Christian Academy girls' tennis team on its success at the 2007 Texas Christian Athletic Fellowship state tennis tournament.
HR 2472 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Trinity Christian Academy baseball team on winning the 2007 Texas Christian Athletic Fellowship state championship.
HR 2854 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 482.
HR 2894 Last Action: Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1386.
79th Regular Session
HB 158 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to exempting certain school districts from certain laws and rules.
HB 789 Last Action: Senate appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to furthering competition in the telecommunications industry.
HB 864 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the cloning of human beings; providing penalties.
HB 1111 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to admission to open-enrollment charter schools that specialize in performing arts.
HB 1212 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to abortion and parental consent to an abortion; providing penalties.
HB 1227 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing a municipality to require the relocation of a utility facility located in a municipal right-of-way.
HB 1777 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to regulation of the electric power market and energy efficiency.
HB 1778 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the electronic creation, transmission, and use of certain documents related to the prosecution of a criminal offense.
HB 1779 Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to the continuation, administration, and operations of the Public Utility Commission of Texas and the Office of Public Utility Counsel.
HB 1780 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a notification requirement concerning certain permit applications for municipal solid waste facilities.
HB 3091 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to quality management certification for public schools.
HB 3179 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the promotion of fair competition and intermodal parity among communications service providers, including municipal and state authority with regard to providers.
HB 3525 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, functions, operations, and financing of the Parker County Special Utility District; providing authority to issue bonds.
HB 3563 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of anabolic steroids by public school students.
HB 3588 Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Speaker
Caption: Relating to the creation of the City of Fort Worth Municipal Utility Districts Nos. 3, 4, 5, and 6 of Denton and Wise Counties; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.
HCR 159 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Welcoming the World Congress on Information Technology to Austin in May 2006.
HR 177 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 23, 2005, as Wise County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 225 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 1, 2005, as Parker County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 739 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Edgbert Hudson of Bridgeport for his courage as a prisoner of war during World War II.
HR 1007 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Granting Professor Joe Spurlock and his students permission to use the house chamber on Saturday, April 9, 2005, from 8 a.m. to 12 noon.
HR 1226 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dr. Tom Annunziato, of Fort Worth and Weatherford, for his notable service to his community.
HR 1507 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Dr. Tom Annunziato for his exceptional service as an optometrist and a community leader.
HR 2123 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Center Point Baptist Church in Weatherford on its centennial.
HR 2166 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Earl King of Weatherford on his 74th birthday and commending him for his community service.
79th 1st Called Session
HR 41 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the First National Bank of Weatherford on the 125th anniversary of its founding.
HR 106 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Lee M. Hough on the occasion of his 50th birthday.
79th 2nd Called Session
HB 13 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to furthering competition in the communications industry.
79th 3rd Called Session
HB 106 Last Action: Referred to Regulated Industries
Caption: Relating to the protection of customer telephone records; providing a penalty.
HB 163 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the recovery and securitization of hurricane reconstruction costs incurred by certain electric utilities outside of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas area.
HCR 38 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring David Barton on his outstanding tenure as vice chair of the Republican Party of Texas.
HR 440 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Charlie Company, 56th Brigade Combat Team, 36th Infantry Division, for its service in Iraq.
78th Regular Session
HB 186 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of a regional mobility authority, including the power to issue bonds and the power of eminent domain.
HB 187 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Transportation to charge a fee for transportation of utility service and placement of facilities along the Trans-Texas Corridor.
HB 188 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Transportation to purchase or condemn real property for the Trans-Texas Corridor.
HB 189 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to a royalty interest as consideration for property acquired for the Trans-Texas Corridor.
HB 190 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Transportation to contract using exclusive development agreements.
HB 422 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to recitation of the pledge of allegiance by public school students.
HB 533 Last Action: Referred to Defense Affairs & State-Fed Rel
Caption: Relating to the application of the public information law to information regarding an emergency action plan of a law enforcement agency or a fire-fighting agency.
HB 534 Last Action: Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
Caption: Relating to Texas State Rifle Association license plates.
HB 577 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the service area of the Weatherford College District.
HB 609 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring certain municipalities to obtain landowner consent before annexing property.
HB 900 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the operation of all-terrain vehicles by law enforcement officers.
HB 901 Last Action: Motion to reconsider and table
Caption: Relating to the authority of a municipality to implement a photographic traffic signal enforcement system; providing for the imposition of civil penalties and providing a criminal penalty.
HB 944 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the admission to public institutions of higher education of students with nontraditional secondary educations.
HB 945 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to parental consent to abortion.
HB 1109 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to collateral eligible to be pledged with the comptroller to secure state deposits.
HB 1175 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of cloning of human beings; providing penalties.
HB 1478 Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation of an additional judicial district in Parker County.
HB 1479 Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to exempting school districts rated exemplary or recognized from certain laws and rules.
HB 1635 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the uses of the telecommunications infrastructure fund.
HB 1892 Last Action: Referred to Civil Practices
Caption: Relating to collection of civil damages awarded against certain nursing institutions.
HB 1896 Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to the delivery and payment of health care in the workers' compensation system.
HB 2202 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of certain areas in a municipal annexation plan.
HB 2203 Last Action: Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Caption: Relating to the adoption of, or termination of parental rights regarding, a child.
HB 2548 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to electric transmission capacity.
HB 2944 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the courts of appeals districts and membership of the courts of appeals.
HB 2945 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the oral or electronic creation and use of certain documents related to the prosecution of a criminal offense.
HB 3205 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to crediting of motor vehicle registration fees by county tax assessor-collectors to county road and bridge funds.
HB 3206 Last Action: Meeting cancelled
Caption: Relating to the funding of traffic enforcement through the state highway fund and increased traffic fines and fees.
HB 3600 Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to jurisdiction, practice, and procedures of county courts at law in Parker County and to the creation of the County Court at Law No. 2 of Parker County.
HJR 54 Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that certain benefits in certain public retirement systems may not be reduced or impaired.
HR 330 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 11, 2003, as Wise County Day at the Capitol.
HR 363 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 3, 2003, as Parker County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 365 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Marla Wolf of Aledo on her receipt of the Marva Collins Teaching Excellence Award.
HR 372 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Ted Kitchens for serving as Pastor of the Day on March 3, 2003.
HR 675 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Brock High School girls' basketball team on winning the 2003 UIL Class 2A state title.
HR 676 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Brock High School boys' basketball team on winning the 2003 UIL Class 2A state championship.
HR 1204 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Wendy Mohr on being named Teacher of the Year for Weatherford ISD.
78th 1st Called Session
HR 50 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Melissa Petry for her outstanding contributions to her community.
78th 2nd Called Session
HB 31 Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation, composition, and funding of the 415th Judicial District.
HB 37 Last Action: Meeting cancelled
Caption: Relating to the authority of the secretary of state to modify the filing period and related dates for the March 2004 primary elections for congress.
78th 3rd Called Session
HB 35 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the membership of the electric utility restructuring legislative oversight committee.
HB 62 Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation, composition, and funding of the 415th Judicial District.
78th 4th Called Session
HCR 19 Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Granting permission for the legislature to adjourn for more than three days during the period beginning on Wednesday, May 5, 2004, and ending on Tuesday, May 11, 2004.
77th Regular Session
HB 86 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to character education programs in public schools.
HB 87 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for expenditures made toward the cost of transportation provided to certain welfare recipients.
HB 88 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to recitation of the pledge of allegiance by public school students.
HB 283 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the terms of a court order for the possession of or access to a child.
HB 284 Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to service and contents of citation and answer in justice and small claims courts.
HB 285 Last Action: Referred to Land and Resource Management
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county or school district to sell land to certain organizations that provide low-income housing or promote revitalization of the land.
HB 286 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the admission to institutions of higher education of students with nontraditional secondary educations.
HB 287 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to creating the criminal offense of providing a cigarette or tobacco product to an inmate of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
HB 650 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the contents of a citation served in an action filed as a suit on a sworn account.
HB 651 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the operation of certain all-terrain vehicles on public streets, roads, and highways.
HB 769 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the fees imposed in certain child support cases.
HB 817 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the use of a computerized voice stress analyzer by a licensed peace officer during a criminal investigation.
HB 917 Last Action: Subcommittee members named
Caption: Relating to the creation of an additional judicial district in Parker County.
HB 997 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the time in which a court may conduct a hearing or render a final order in a suit to terminate the parent-child relationship.
HB 1632 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to certain requirements in connection with suits for the termination of the parent-child relationship and the adoption of children.
HB 1633 Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to legislative review of the statutory guidelines for child support and the possession of and access to a child.
HB 1634 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to certain payments allowed in an adoption case.
HB 1635 Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to standing to file a suit requesting termination of the parent-child relationship or adoption.
HB 1818 Last Action: Subcommittee members named
Caption: Relating to the authority to impanel general jury panels in certain counties.
HB 1849 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a separate firefighter or police officer municipal retirement system in certain municipalities.
HB 2094 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the creation of an offense for advertising for the adoption of a child.
HB 2232 Last Action: Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Caption: Relating to procedures for a suit affecting the parent-child relationship filed by the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services.
HB 2233 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to abolishing the Polygraph Examiners Board and transferring the regulation of polygraph examinations from the Polygraph Examiners Board and the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas to the Texas Commission on Private Security.
HB 2654 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to a requirement that a child-care facility or family home complete a background and criminal history record check before hiring a new employee.
HB 2655 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the right of a criminal defendant to severance of multiple intoxication manslaughter offenses arising out of the same criminal episode.
HB 2656 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a licensed peace officer who is a visiting resource officer in a public school.
HB 2956 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to licensing requirements applicable to persons who advertise certain services.
HB 2957 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to authorized investments for certain public money.
HB 3130 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing counties to regulate, after voter approval, manufactured home rental communities in the same manner as other subdivisions.
HB 3131 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a virtual classroom program for certain public school students.
HB 3132 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the dissolution of the Gainesville Hospital District and the Muenster Hospital District and the creation of the Cooke County Hospital District.
HB 3133 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to financial interests in abortion facilities.
HB 3380 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to state agency acquisitions of public safety and law enforcement wireless communications equipment.
HCR 145 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating February 26, 2001, as Parker County Day at the State Capitol.
HR 321 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the Girl Scouts of America to the State Capitol as they participate in the Legislative Page Program.
HR 628 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 9-10, 2001, as Wise County Days at the State Capitol.
HR 928 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dr. David Naugle of Dallas Baptist University on his selection as a 2000 Piper Professor.
HR 929 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dona Brewer of Weatherford on her retirement from the Texas Agricultural Extension Service.
HR 934 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring William Henry Pharis III, on graduating from Dallas Theological Seminary.
76th Regular Session
HB 905 Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the possession or carrying of weapons on certain premises associated with a school or educational institution; providing penalties.
HB 906 Last Action: Referred to Public Safety
Caption: Relating to the applicability of certain weapons offenses to a reserve law enforcement officer.
HB 1321 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the authority of a magistrate to impose certain reasonable conditions of bond and to revoke a bond for violation of one of those conditions.
HB 1322 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to a child support lien.
HB 1323 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the sealing of juvenile records.
HB 1638 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to parental consent before an abortion may be performed on a minor.
HB 1798 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of theft of services provided at certain service establishments.
HB 1799 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the assignment or deposit of certain lottery prizes.
HB 2152 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to a partial lump-sum distribution on retirement from the Texas County and District Retirement System.
HB 2153 Last Action: Referred to Public Safety
Caption: Relating to an exemption from regulation under the Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies Act for certain peace officers.
HB 2154 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the possession or carrying of weapons on certain premises associated with a school or educational institution; providing penalties.
HB 2913 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the admission to institutions of higher education of students with nontraditional secondary educations.
HB 3175 Last Action: Failed to pass to engrossment
Caption: Relating to the use by licensed peace officers of computerized voice stress analyzers in official criminal investigations.
HB 3176 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the County Court at Law of Parker County.
HR 522 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Declaring March 29th and 30th, 1999, as Wise County Days at the State Capitol.
HR 920 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the 1999 graduating class of Bridgeport High School.
HR 977 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the retirement of Bill Wright from Sam Houston Elementary School and the Weatherford Independent School District.
HR 1256 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Aledo High School football team for being invited to participate in the Disney Game of the Week Kick-Off Classic on August 26-29, 1999.