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Legislation authored by James E. "Pete" Laney

Includes legislation with James E. "Pete" Laney as the primary author for the 63rd through 79th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

79th Regular Session
HB 1017 Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Lockney General Hospital District.
HB 3511 Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the grounds and procedures for removal of a member of the board of directors of the Lynn County Hospital District.
HB 3512 Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Speaker
Caption: Relating to the expansion of the Salt Fork Water Quality District and the appointment of directors by the commissioners court of each county included within the boundaries of the district.
HCR 76 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating Miss Texas USA 2005 Tyler Willis of Brownfield.
HR 1054 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of John Russell Bender of New Orleans, Louisiana.
HR 1334 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming citizens of Big Spring, Forsan, and Coahoma to the Capitol for Big Spring Area Day on April 27, 2005.
HR 1699 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Dell Wayne Watson, Jr., of Round Rock.
HR 1833 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Staff Sergeant Jimmie Doyle of Lamesa, who gave his life in service to this country during World War II.
79th 3rd Called Session
HR 444 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jeff Jeter, assistant sergeant-at-arms for the Texas House of Representatives, on the occasion of his 30th birthday.
HR 646 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Thomas Earl Winters of Mills County.
78th Regular Session
HB 2530 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to application of law regulating sweepstakes to certain associations of airmen.
HB 3032 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to purchasing preferences to Texas and United States products under certain state and local purchasing procedures.
HB 3627 Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Speaker
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Lake Alan Henry Water District.
HCR 278 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Shirley Igo of Plainview on her distinguished tenure as National PTA president.
HR 716 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 9, 2003, as Big Spring Area Day at the State Capitol.
76th Regular Session
HCR 307 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring coach Bobby Moegle on his retirement as baseball coach of Lubbock's Monterey High School.
HR 500 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of H. L. "Lee" Dent of Hale Center.
HR 806 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating L. J. and Jimmie Wayne on their 70th wedding anniversary.
HR 1241 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending all legislative and support staff for their selfless contributions to good government in the Lone Star State.
75th Regular Session
HCR 324 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring James Nance on the occasion of his retirement from the Texas Legislative Council.
HR 161 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Homer G. Olsen.
HR 500 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Whiteface High School Lady Lopes on winning the Class 1A State Basketball Championship.
HR 501 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Nazareth High School Swifts boys' basketball team.
HR 502 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Tulia High School Hornets on their outstanding season.
HR 505 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Johnnie Mosley, current national president of Future Homemakers of America/Home Economics Related Occupations.
HR 526 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Dixie Ann Chambliss Harlow.
HR 1046 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Jack Wimberly Minor.
HR 1122 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing June 21, 1997, as Shannon Davidson Pony Express Day.
HR 1359 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Wendi Koletar for her dedicated service as assistant reading clerk for the House of Representatives.
74th Regular Session
HCR 167 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating the Three Way Independent School District on the 50th anniversary of its founding.
HCR 189 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Harold B. Welch.
HR 123 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dr. Gerald Mann for his service as chaplain of the House of Representatives.
HR 177 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Jim Nugent for his exceptional service to the people of Texas.
HR 497 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Sudan Hornettes basketball team.
HR 498 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Sudan Hornets on winning the boys' Class A state basketball championship.
HR 714 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming Waylon Jennings and Jessi Colter.
HR 921 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Ron Kirk on his election as mayor of Dallas.
HR 1167 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dr. Alex Ignatiev, director of the University of Houston Space Vacuum Epitaxy Center.
HR 1230 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 1995 Pfarvignusen Family Reunion.
73rd Regular Session
HCM 94 Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Congratulating Dimmitt High School Girls Basketball Team as the Class 3A Champions in the 1993 UIL Girls State Basketball Tournament.
HCM 95 Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Congratulating the Plainview High School Boys Basketball Team on their participation in the 1993 UIL Boys State Basketball Tournament.
HCM 96 Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Congratulating Petersburg High School Boys Basketball Team for their participation in the 1993 UIL Boys State Basketball Tournament.
HCM 203 Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Congratulating Margaret Baird on the occasion of her retirement and expressing appreciation of her many years of service to the State of Texas.
HCR 112 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating Coach Marsha Sharp and the Texas Tech University Lady Raiders on their superb achievement in winning the 1993 NCAA women's basketball championship.
HCR 132 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Authorizing the burial of Anna Marie Johnson in the State Cemetery.
HCR 155 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring the City of Hale Center on the occasion of its centennial celebration.
72nd Regular Session
HB 1 Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to ethics of public servants, including the composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Ethics Commission; to registration, reporting, and restrictions concerning expenditures made to influence legislation or administrative action; to personal financial statements filed by state officers and employees; to the giving or acceptance of certain benefits; and to restrictions and reporting concerning political contributions and expenditures; making an appropriation; and providing penalties.
HB 649 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to nonsubstantive additions to and corrections in enacted codes, including the nonsubstantive codification of various laws omitted from enacted codes, and to conforming codifications enacted by the 71st Legislature to other Acts of that legislature.
HB 663 Last Action: Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
Caption: Relating to economic development and the fuel alcohol incentive production program.
HB 819 Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Relating to economic development and the fuel alcohol incentive production program.
HB 820 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the conveyance of certain state-owned real property in Travis County by the State Purchasing and General Services Commission.
HB 1363 Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain local telephone exchange companies to use certain property presumed to be abandoned to fund college scholarships for rural students.
HB 1364 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain changes in the services and rates of certain local exchange telephone companies.
HB 1365 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the duty of the Public Utility Commission to audit certain public utilities.
HB 1928 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the treatment of chemical dependency; providing a civil penalty.
HB 2200 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to adjustment of electric utility rates for cost of purchased electricity.
HB 2201 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to extension of deadlines for telecommunications market dominance proceedings.
HB 2202 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the reimbursement of audit expenses by public utilities.
HB 2203 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authorization of the Public Utility Commission of Texas to receive and direct the use of private funds.
HB 2204 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to appeals to the Public Utility Commission of orders and ordinances of municipalities affecting electric utilities and regarding the rates of municipal electric utilities.
HB 2205 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the filing deadline for public utilities to report sales, acquisitions, leases, rentals, mergers and consolidations, and the requirements for such reports by public utility holding companies.
HB 2206 Last Action: Coauthor Authorized
Caption: Relating to the operation of an electric cooperative.
HB 2418 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authorization of investments in certain development corporation securities and development bank securites by certain private and governmental investors.
HB 2574 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of manufactured housing.
HB 2791 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the application of the professional prosecutors law to the county attorney of Lamb County.
HR 21 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Providing for the appointment of committees to notify the senate and the governor that the house is organized.
HR 327 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 27, 1991, as PTA Day.
HR 515 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the players, staff, and coaches of the Nazareth Swiftettes, the Abernathy Lady Lopes, the Tulia Lady Hornets, the Levelland Loboettes, and the Tascosa Lady Rebels on winning the 1991 girls' state basketball championships in their respective divisions.
HR 516 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Abernathy High School basketball team.
72nd 1st Called Session
HB 4 Last Action: Scheduled for conference committee meeting
Caption: Relating to the functions, including licensing functions, and reorganization of state agencies; providing penalties.
HB 169 Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 11/12/91
Caption: Relating to nonsubstantive additions to and corrections in enacted codes, including the nonsubstantive codification of various laws omitted from enacted codes, and to conforming codifications enacted by the 72nd Legislature, Regular Session, to other Acts of that legislature.
72nd 3rd Called Session
HCR 16 Last Action: Filed
Caption: Authorizing the state-owned building currently known as Supreme Court Building "B" to be named the Tom C. Clark State Court Building.
71st Regular Session
HB 615 Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to conforming the Local Government Code to certain Acts of the 70th Legislature, to nonsubstantively codifying in that code certain related statutes, and to making certain corrective and conforming....
HB 616 Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to nonsubstantive additions to and corrections in enacted codes, including the nonsubstantive codification of various laws omitted from enacted codes and conforming codifications enacted by the 70th....
HB 617 Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to conforming the Executive Title of the Government Code to certain Acts of the 70th Legislature and to nonsubstantively codifying in that title certain related statutes.
HB 618 Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Lamb County Hospital District; authorizing a tax; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting the power of eminent domain.
HB 967 Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of soliciting, accepting, or agreeing to accept a benefit or offering, conferring, or agreeing to confer a benefit as an inducement to enroll in an institution of higher....
HB 1109 Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the provision of certain life, health, and accident insurance and coverage to certain local government officers, employees, retirees, and dependents.
HB 1467 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Muleshoe Area Hospital District; authorizing a tax; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting the power of....
HB 1487 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to membership and credit in, and benefits and administration of, certain retirement systems for volunteer or paid fire fighters.
HB 1609 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the regulation of public accountants.
HB 1706 Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to deferred compensation plans, the federal income tax treatment of which is governed by Section 457 of the Internal Revenue Code, for employees of state agencies, counties, municipalities, school districts....
HB 1707 Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to deferred compensation plans, the federal income tax treatment of which is governed by Section 401(k) of the Internal Revenue Code, for employees of state agencies, counties, municipalities, school districts....
HB 1710 Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the administration of deferred compensation plans for employees of state agencies, counties, cities, towns, or other political subdivisions.
HB 1786 Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to the adoption of impact fees.
HB 2067 Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to nonsubstantive additions to and corrections in enacted codes.
HB 2577 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the method of calculating extensions of the period of suspension of utility rate schedules to account for days of hearing.
HB 2578 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to required staff positions for the Public Utility Commission of Texas.
HB 2579 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to funding of audits of utilities conducted on behalf of the Public Utility Commission of Texas.
HB 2580 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to deletion of obsolete statutory provisions pertinent to water supply and sewer service corporations and TEXAN and TEXAN II telecommunications service.
HB 2603 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to a lien on aircraft for repairs and maintenance.
HB 2604 Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the dissolution of the Texas Hospital Equipment Financing Council and transfer of bond administration authority to the state treasurer.
HB 3204 Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Hale Center Hospital District; authorizing a tax; and granting the authority to issue bonds.
HCR 44 Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Granting the legislature permission to adjourn for more than three days beginning January 25, 1989 and ending January 30, 1989.
HR 13 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Relating to the procedures for the nomination and election of the speaker.
HR 548 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of former State Representative Jesse M. Osborn.
HR 761 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Louis and Holly Bacarisse on the birth of Bonnie Elizabeth.
HR 1103 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Swisher County on its centennial.
71st 1st Called Session
HR 108 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Leah Kay Lyle.
HR 117 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dr. J. Wayland Bennett.
71st 2nd Called Session
HR 1 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Providing for the appointment of committees to notify the senate and governor that the house is organized.
HR 40 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Hale Center High School marching band.
71st 3rd Called Session
HB 93 Last Action: Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
Caption: Relating to economic development and the fuel alcohol incentive production program.
HCR 25 Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Authorizing the legislature to adjourn for more than three days during the period beginning on Wednesday, March 7, 1990, and ending on Wednesday, March 14, 1990.
HR 173 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Frank Bud Allen.
HR 174 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Nazareth High School Swiftettes.
71st 4th Called Session
HCR 14 Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Granting the legislature permission to adjourn for more than three days during the period beginning on April 3, 1990, and ending on April 17, 1990.
HR 24 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Petersburg School District.
HR 239 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Appointing two committees to notify the governor the Senate and House stand adjourned, sine die.
71st 5th Called Session
HCR 20 Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Granting the legislature permission to adjourn for more than three days.
71st 6th Called Session
HB 41 Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the elimination of duplicate citations in certain enacted codes.
70th Regular Session
HB 446 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to certification requirements for certain cogenerators and small power producers.
HB 447 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to certificates of convenience and necessity for new electric transmission facilities.
HB 448 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to certain contracts between electric utilities and cogenerators or small-power producers.
HB 591 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the duties of the district attorney for the 64th Judicial District.
HB 1020 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the conveyance of certain state-owned real property in Travis County.
HB 1635 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to adoption of a nonsubstantive revision of the statutes relating to the executive branch of government, including penalties and conforming amendments.
HB 1655 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the production, transportation, treatment, storage, and distribution of water by certain public utility agencies.
HB 1822 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to certain communications of members and employees of the public utility commission.
HB 1823 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the assessment of certain fees in connection with the sale of surplus or salvage state property.
HB 1850 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of persons who practice public accountancy; providing civil penalties; making an appropriation.
HB 2126 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to damages in civil actions.
HB 2127 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the limitations period for certain actions brought by a minor.
HB 2128 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the civil liability of a manufacturer of childhood vaccine for vaccine-related injuries.
HB 2129 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to comparative responsibility and limitation of liability in certain civil cases.
HB 2130 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the definition of personal property owned by the state, for purposes of record keeping by state agencies under the property accounting system administered by the State Purchasing and General Services Commission.
HB 2131 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Canadian River Municipal Water Authority.
HB 2132 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Cal.
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county to expend funds for new or increased county services mandated by the state; providing conditions.
HB 2447 Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to reviews of the planning and construction of nuclear generating plants by the Public Utility Commission of Texas.
HB 2452 Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to trust or endowment lands of the University of Texas System.
HCR 116 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating five high schools from West Texas for winning the state girls' basketball championships.
HR 779 Caption: Designating Tyler Pierce Wayne as an honorary house page of the 70th Legislature.
70th 2nd Called Session
HR 58 Caption: In memory of Hugh Holmes "Trey" Wilson III.
HR 208 Caption: Requesting the senate to return S.B. 6 to the house for further consideration.
69th Regular Session
HB 75 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the exemption from identification requirements of state-owned vehicles of the State Banking Department.
HB 243 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Castro County Hospital District board of directors.
HB 308 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to authorizing members of the board of trustees of certain school districts to be elected from single-member trustee districts.
HB 461 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the use of state funds to renovate improvements to community mental health and mental retardation centers.
HB 462 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to emergency financial reserves of the firemen's relief and retirement fund.
HB 630 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the processing of claims and accounts and the issuance of warrants.
HB 740 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the appointment and certification of railroad peace officers, their duties and powers, the scope of their employment, and liability for their acts and omissions.
HB 1002 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the labeling of agricultural and vegetable seed.
HB 1083 Last Action: Companion considered in lieu in comm.
Caption: Amending Article 5996a (which prohibits State employment of certain persons related to State officers) so as to exempt persons who have completed three full semesters as full time professors in a professional school in the two years immediately prior to the election or appointment of the State officer concerned, and declaring an emergency.
HB 1170 Last Action: Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
Caption: Relating to prohibiting certain contracts between persons who sell chemicals for application to agricultural or vegetable seed and persons who buy the chemicals for that purpose.
HB 1171 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to a person's property right in the person's name, voice, signature, photograph, or likeness.
HB 1284 Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to contributions to and disbursements from firemen's relief and retirement funds in certain cities.
HB 1287 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the civil and criminal liability and to the compensation of the members of the juvenile board in Castro, Hale, and Swisher counties.
HB 1360 Last Action: Reported from s/c favorably w/sub.
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of interior designers; providing penalties.
HB 1484 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the authority of legislative agencies to make agreements among themselves.
HB 1823 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to natural gas suppliers contracting with agriculture energy users and providing guidelines for price determination.
HB 1824 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain governmental entities to make deductions from employees' salaries to purchase annuities or investments for the employees.
HB 1825 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the application of the open records law information relating to litigation to which a governmental entity is a party and to records maintained and information collected by a prosecutor's office.
HB 1826 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the authority of the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation to provide certain services or equipment to a county.
HB 1827 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the regulation of liquefied petroleum gas containers; providing a penalty.
HB 1828 Last Action: Rules suspended
Caption: Relating to requiring training and continuing education in administration and law enforcement for sheriffs.
HB 1954 Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to competitive bidding on contracts for the construction of permanent improvements at institutions of higher education; amending section 51.907 of the Texas Education Code; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1955 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain fireworks; providing a penalty.
HB 1956 Last Action: Considered in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the adoption of the Southern Growth Policies Agreement.
HB 2322 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to interest on certain public securities issued by public agencies; amending Art. 717k-2, V.T.C.S.; and declaring an emergency.
HB 2323 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to regulation of pawn transactions.
HB 2324 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county to expend funds for new or increased county services mandated by the state; providing conditions.
HCR 98 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring the 89 electric cooperative organizations of Texas and designating May 11, 1985, as Rural Electrification Day in Texas.
HR 3 Caption: Relating to election and nomination procedure for Speaker.
69th 1st Called Session
HR 1 Caption: Directing the speaker to appoint committees to notify the governor and the senate that the house is organized.
69th 2nd Called Session
HB 87 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the investment of the permanent school fund in real property owned by the state.
69th 3rd Called Session
HR 15 Caption: Honoring former Speaker Bill Clayton on his birthday.
68th Regular Session
HB 524 Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the rulemaking procedures of the Department of Agriculture and the Texas Animal Health Commission, and to the development of domestic and foreign markets for agricultural products.
HB 525 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the control and eradication of anthrax.
HB 550 Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to the operation and regulation of aircraft.
HB 596 Last Action: Placed on daily Major State Calendar
Caption: Relating to an exemption of children's toys from a residential landlord's lien.
HB 624 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties concerning cemeteries.
HB 658 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a restitution center program as an alternative to traditional methods of sentencing defendants.
HB 669 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to agricultural cooperatives.
HB 775 Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the time period for filing bonds or notices, affidavits, or deposits in lieu of bonds in accelerated appeals.
HB 795 Last Action: Placed on daily Major State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment, powers, and duties of the Texas Commission on Drug Abuse.
HB 828 Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the compensation and allowances of county auditors in certain counties.
HB 829 Last Action: See remarks
Caption: Relating to the compensation and allowances of county auditors in certain counties.
HB 886 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to a dealer's return of farm and industrial equipment to a supplier after the termination of certain franchises.
HB 895 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the withholding of names drawn for jury service.
HB 1142 Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation and licensing of persons engaged in the business of structural pest control.
HB 1143 Last Action: Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the application of sales, rental, and use taxes on certain vehicles and machinery used for farm purposes and to the definition of motor vehicle in relation to motor vehicle sales, rental, and use taxes.
HB 1144 Last Action: Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the period of validity of certain motor fuel tax decals and permits, to refunds for unused portions of certain advanced taxes paid, and to the determination of the tax liability in the first year after the issuance of a liquified gas tax decal.
HB 1145 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the authority of water control and improvement districts to enter into certain contracts.
HB 1184 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the regulation of dietitians; providing a penalty.
HB 1249 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to administration of, contributions to, and service and benefits under, the firefighters' relief and retirement fund.
HB 1326 Last Action: See remarks
Caption: Relating to conforming the Agriculture Code, Texas Education Code, Family Code, Human Resources Code, Natural Resources Code, Parks and Wildlife Code, Tax Code, Water Code, and related statutes to the laws from which those codes are derived, to laws enacted after the date of enactment of all or parts of codes and laws, and to judicial opinion.
HB 1378 Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to the construction of community-based facilities for the purpose of providing mental health and mental retardation services.
HB 1408 Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of water control and improvement districts to borrow money through certain methods.
HB 1876 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to filing the annual report of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission.
HB 1965 Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the application of the Health Facilities Development Act to certain types of health facilities for the elderly.
HB 1966 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the operation of vehicles used to transport solid waste; prescribing load limits.
HB 2034 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Higher Education
Caption: Relating to public disclosure of the name of a candidate for the position of chief executive officer of an institution or system of higher education.
HB 2196 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to state employees health fitness programs.
HB 2212 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the amendment of Chapter 28 of the Water Code to require permits for certain drilled or mined shafts.
HB 2318 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a juvenile board in Bailey and Parmer counties.
HB 2319 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a juvenile board in Castro, Hale, and Swisher counties.
HB 2369 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to establishment of a juvenile board in Lamb County.
HR 179 Caption: Congratulating the Hale Center High School girls' basketball team.
HR 180 Caption: Congratulating the Sudan High School girls' basketball team.
HR 181 Caption: Congratulating the Dimmitt High School boys' basketball team.
HR 552 Caption: In memory of Billy Vaughn Gist.
68th 1st Called Session
HB 26 Last Action: Filed
Caption: Authorizing certain counties to issue certificates of obligation.
HB 27 Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to the issuance or the transfer or exchange of bonds by or on behalf of political subdivisions; containing other provisions relating to the subject; and declaring an emergency.
HR 22 Caption: In memory of Michael M. Wall.
68th 2nd Called Session
HB 47 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the time periods for the filing of reports and the payment of contributions for social security for public employees.
HB 92 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a revision of the laws concerning roads, bridges, and subdivisions under the jurisdiction of counties, road districts, and certain other political subdivisions; providing penalties.
HCR 83 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Granting Tull Thompson, Raymond Green and Marshall Kemp permission to sue the State of Texas and the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation.
67th Regular Session
HB 527 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to sales of aviation fuel by aviation fuel dealers.
HB 528 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the sale and use of fireworks.
HB 529 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the admission of nonresident students to public institutions of higher education.
HB 618 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the application of the Professional Prosecutors Act to the offices of certain attorneys.
HB 730 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to offenses and criminal penalties under the Texas Controlled Substances Act.
HB 734 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Government Organization
Caption: Relating to continuation of the Texas Aeronautics Commission and regulation of aeronautics.
HB 926 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of pawnbrokers.
HB 971 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the licensing of persons who sample for grading purposes grain received by public grain warehouses.
HB 1030 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the requirement that an applicant for a private club registration permit publish notice of the application.
HB 1032 Last Action: Committee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the authority of municipalities over areas in which airport hazards are located.
HB 1033 Last Action: Committee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to airport zoning regulations.
HB 1119 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the administration and collection of liquified gas taxes.
HB 1156 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Transportation
Caption: Relating to a prohibition against passing a funeral procession.
HB 1157 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the use of county roads or other public highways, roads or streets by aircraft.
HB 1227 Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to regulation of the practice of plumbing.
HB 1345 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to expanding the state program for the purchase of goods and service of blind persons to include the purchase of goods and service of other severely disabled persons.
HB 1346 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the duration of existence of a marketing association.
HB 1436 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to adoption of a nonsubstantive revision of the statutes relating to agriculture.
HB 1536 Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to eligibility for and amount of benefits from the volunteer firefighters' relief and retirement fund.
HB 1690 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the regulation of persons who practice public accountancy
HB 1747 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the operation of snowmobiles.
HB 1748 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the preservation of vegetation along a public road.
HB 2089 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the exclusion of certain farm labor contractors from licensing requirements for labor agents.
HB 2247 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to regulation of gas utilities.
HB 2397 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to conforming the Agriculture Code to laws enacted by the 67th Legislature.
HB 2398 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to the composition of the Sunset Advisory Commission. pref. bill no. 13.
HCR 119 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Creating the Special Interim Committee on the Criminal Justice System of Texas.
HCR 206 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Permission for R. G. Russ, Jr. and Helen Russ to sue the state.
HR 8 Caption: Relating to the operational procedures of the House for the 67th Legislature.
HR 10 Caption: Relating to privileges of the floor pending election of a Speaker.
HR 116 Caption: Congratulating the Abernathy High School girls basketball team.
HR 271 Caption: Inviting Louise Mandrell to perform in the House chamber on May 26, 1981.
HR 331 Caption: Electing the House mascots.
67th 1st Called Session
HCR 4 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Granting either house permission to adjourn for more than three days.
HR 59 Caption: In memory of Ruth Lindsey House.
HR 81 Caption: Designating honorary mascots.
67th 2nd Called Session
HR 2 Caption: Appointing two committees to notify the Governor and the Senate that the House is ready to transact business.
HR 7 Caption: Directing the committee on House Administration to compile a photograph panel of standing committee chairmen of the House.
HR 14 Caption: Urging the President and Congress to preserve expectations and rights of persons earning railroad retirement benefits in preparing the 1983 fiscal budget.
HR 16 Caption: Congratulating state Representative and Mrs. Stan Schlueter.
HR 36 Caption: Honoring Speaker Bill Clayton for his outstanding public service as a member of the House and extending best wishes to him on the occasion of his retirement.
67th 3rd Called Session
HR 2 Caption: Appointing committees to notify the Governor and the Senate that the House is ready to transact business.
66th Regular Session
HB 231 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Changing the name of Texas Tech University School of Medicine to Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.
HB 478 Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to hazardous duty pay for law-enforcement personnel of certain state agencies.
HB 531 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the per diem and mileage expense of soil and water conservation district supervisors.
HB 688 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the number of members of the Industrial Accident Board required to conduct a hearing.
HB 689 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Employment Practices
Caption: Relating to false representations in worker's compensation cases.
HB 781 Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to regulation of persons who engage in structural pest control.
HB 825 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the collection of fees by a county attorney, district attorney, or criminal district attorney for the collection and processing of certain checks and similar sight orders and to the deposit and expenditure of those fees.
HB 873 Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to group insurance coverage for employees of certain legislative agencies.
HB 1146 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the custody, control, operation, and maintenance of aircraft owned or leased by the state.
HB 1147 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to creditable service in the Employees Retirement System of Texas as an elective state official.
HB 1149 Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Health Oriented Agencies
Caption: Relating to regulation of persons who practice public accountancy.
HB 1297 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to policy forms, endorsements, a gross premiums tax, and rules for aircraft insurance.
HB 1431 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the imposition, collection, administration, civil and criminal enforcement, and allocation of taxes on motor fuels.
HB 1920 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to regulation of natural gas sales contracts.
HB 1988 Last Action: Placed on daily General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the validation of local property tax levies.
HB 1989 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the status as a state agency and the tort liability of a community mental health and mental retardation center.
HB 2071 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to purchase by the state or political subdivisions of the state of goods and services manufactured by handicapped individuals.
HB 2072 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to state purchase of goods and services manufactured by handicapped individuals who do not derive sufficient benefits from educational programs to be enabled to undertake employment in conventional competitive job settings.
HB 2073 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to state purchase of goods and services of manufactured by handicapped individuals who do not derive sufficient benefits from educational programs to be enabled to undertake employment in conventional competitive job settings.
HCR 154 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating the Hale Center girls' basketball team.
HCR 155 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating the Plainview girls' basketball team.
HCR 156 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating the Slaton girls' basketball team.
HCR 164 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending the honorable George Mahon on the occasion of his retirement from Congress.
HCR 229 Last Action: Filed
Caption: Providing for adjournment sine die.
HR 4 Caption: Relating to operational procedures of the House for the 66th Legislature.
HR 97 Caption: Designating as Speaker's Day in honor of Speaker Bill Clayton and his family.
HR 155 Caption: Naming House Mascots.
HR 177 Caption: Providing for committees to notify the Senate and the Governor the House stands ready to adjourn sine die.
HR 181 Caption: Expressing appreciation to the employees of the House of Representatives.
65th Regular Session
HB 450 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to cooperation between the houses and agencies of the legislature; making appropriations.
HB 787 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the inheritance tax rates for certain persons.
HB 1230 Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to actions taken and reports made after a motor vehicle accident.
HB 1324 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the registration and operation of certain fertilizer machinery.
HB 1465 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
Caption: Relating to the regulation and licensing of persons who operate home health agencies.
HB 1466 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to assistant state prosecuting attorneys.
HB 1692 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to representation of the state in district court in Castro County, and the office of District Attorney of the 64th Judicial District.
HB 1693 Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Judicial Districts
Caption: Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of Hale, Swisher, and Castro Counties.
HB 2036 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to certain measures to enforce the payment of state and local sales taxes and the mixed beverage gross receipts tax by alcoholic beverage permittees and licensees.
HB 2102 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to registration fees for certain farm vehicles and vehicles used with semitrailers.
HB 2103 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to municipal annexation.
HB 2104 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to municipal annexation.
HB 2129 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the extent that natural gas supplies are required to maintain natural gas service to residential users or hospitals and similar uses vital to public health and safety, no person, firm, corporations, partnership, association, or cooperative shall curtail the supply of natural gas for agricultural purposes, including but not limited to, irrigation pumping and crop drying.
HB 2227 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of Federal tax information required to be furnished by a taxpayer for State tax purposes.
HCR 112 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting Texas citizens to observe American Agriculture Day - March 21, 1977.
HCR 137 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Creating joint interim committee to study State Board of Control, its organization and responsibilities.
HCR 188 Last Action: Filed
Caption: Honoring William B. Wilmot on his retirement from the Texas Legislative Council.
HCR 189 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Orea Guffin on her retirement.
HR 5 Caption: Relating to operational procedures of the House for the 65th Legislature.
HR 27 Caption: Inviting Paul Ott of the National Wildlife Federation to appear before the House on Monday, January 31, 1977.
HR 151 Caption: Amending the 12th Resolving Clause of HSR 5.
HR 152 Caption: Naming House mascots.
65th 1st Called Session
HR 1 Caption: Providing for committees to notify the Governor and Senate that the House is organized and prepared to transact business.
HR 4 Caption: Authorizing either the repair of the House voting machine or the purchase of a new voting system.
HR 6 Caption: Naming Judy Michele Salinas and Tricia Kay Salinas as mascots of the House.
HR 21 Caption: Providing for committees to notify the Senate and Governor that the House is ready to adjourn sine die.
65th 2nd Called Session
HB 41 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to contributions by State agency from Social Security Trust Funds in order to obtain Federal Old Age and Survivors insurance coverage for State employees.
HCR 1 Last Action: Filed
Caption: Providing for a joint session to hear the governor's message.
HR 1 Caption: Providing for committees to notify the Governor and the Senate that the House is organized and prepared to transact business.
HR 17 Caption: In memory of Carla Diann Wayne.
HR 32 Caption: Authorizing the Speaker to appoint committees to notify the Senate and Governor that House stands ready to adjourn sine die.
HR 38 Caption: Naming House mascots.
64th Regular Session
HB 528 Last Action: Defeat by Senate reported
Caption: Relating to certain speeding violations and their effect on insurance premiums and driver's license suspensions; providing penalties.
HB 1382 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Revenue and Taxation
Caption: Relating to a gross receipts tax on express companies.
HB 1383 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Revenue and Taxation
Caption: Relating to a gross receipts tax on sleeping, palace, or dining car companies.
HB 1425 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Revenue and Taxation
Caption: Relating to permits to dispense performing rights under a blanket license; providing an effective date.
HB 1426 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Revenue and Taxation
Caption: Relating to the prohibition on selling tickets at a price in excess of purchase price without license; providing for repeal of Article 9008, Chapter 20, Title 132, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, as amended; providing an effective date.
HB 1439 Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to charges for electric current and power to certain customers.
HB 2020 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to county fiscal years.
HB 2021 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to bringing a child into the state for placement for adoption.
HB 2121 Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to accessibility of certain information developed in the legislative process.
HB 2122 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the admission into evidence in courts of this state of written or electronic records and copies or duplications of written or electronic records.
HB 2207 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Making an appropriation to the House of Representatives and authorizing certain transfers.
HB 2212 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to reimbursement of members and employees of the legislature for expenses incurred while in authorized travel status.
HR 152 Caption: Designating May 26, 1975 as Speaker's Day.
HR 207 Caption: Amending HSR 4 concerning travel expenses for members of the House.
63rd Regular Session
HB 378 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to the appointment and compensation for an Assistant District Attorney for the 64th Judicial District who shall also represent the state in any judicial district in the counties composing the 64th Judicial District; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1722 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the authority of the ex officio county school superintendent in certain counties; amending Section 1, Chapter 415, Acts of the 62nd Legislature, Regular Session, 1971 (Article 2899aa, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency.