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Legislation authored by Dan Morales

Includes legislation with Dan Morales as the primary author for the 69th through 71st Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

71st Regular Session
HB 5 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the offenses of engaging in organized criminal activity.
HB 6 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the punishment imposed for persons convicted of certain repeat felony offenses under the Texas Controlled Substances Act, and the availability of release on parole and mandatory supervision for those....
HB 8 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the forfeiture of certain property related to enumerated felony offenses.
HB 10 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the punishment of murder during the commission or attempted commission of certain aggravated felonies under the Texas Controlled Substances Act as a capital offense.
HB 17 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to requiring state funding of legislative mandates on local governments.
HB 777 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to a premium tax imposed on a reciprocal or interinsurance exchange or a defined insurance subsidiary.
HB 794 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the distribution of restitution to a victim of an offense if the restitution is made as a condition of probation.
HB 795 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to juvenile probation personnel employed by a political subdivision of the state.
HB 796 Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the Advisory Committee on Probation Department Management to the Texas Adult Probation Commission.
HB 868 Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to sales tax permits and the elimination of sales tax permit fees.
HB 1160 Last Action: Referred to Public Safety
Caption: Relating to the peace officer college loan program.
HB 1230 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to orders for the protection of the family and to the punishment for the offense of an assault of a family member and a violation of an order for the protection of the family.
HB 1231 Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to the authority of a peace officer to make an arrest without a warrant for the criminal offense of violation of a court order and for the criminal offense of assault.
HB 1235 Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the effect of a reversal in a capital case by the Court of Criminal Appeals on the basis of an error in the punishment stage of the case.
HB 1805 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to certain taxes paid by certain title insurance holding companies.
HB 2065 Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to an action to enjoin acts damaging to business reputation or to a trade name or mark.
HB 2220 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to certain prohibited payments to officers and directors of a corporation in relation to a change of control of the corporation; providing civil penalties.
HB 2592 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to an exemption from sales and use taxes for gold, silver and numismatic coins and platinum, gold and silver bullion.
HJR 2 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for state funding of new legislative mandates on local governments.
HR 433 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring James L. Carson.
HR 507 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Judge Daniel A. Naranjo.
HR 892 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of law enforcement officer Patricia Calderon.
HR 893 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of law enforcement officer Edwyn J. Gorrell.
71st 1st Called Session
HB 65 Last Action: Effective in 90 days--10/18/89
Caption: Relating to the forfeiture and disposition of certain property related to enumerated felony offenses.
HB 102 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the availability of jury-recommended probation for certain persons convicted of the offense of delivery of a controlled substance to a minor.
71st 2nd Called Session
HB 47 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to authorizing the appropriation of state funds to reimburse local governments for activities required by the state.
HJR 1 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to pay local governments for state-required standards, levels of service, and procedures.
HR 45 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing November 13-18, 1989, as Women in Texas Week.
71st 3rd Called Session
HJR 12 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to compliance by local governments with state-required standards, levels of service, and procedures.
71st 5th Called Session
HR 14 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Dr. Robert S. Walker.
HR 143 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Marjorie Dailey.
HR 183 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Beatrice Sochia.
70th Regular Session
HB 105 Last Action: Referred to Corrections
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for release on parole or mandatory supervision of prisoners in the Texas Department of Corrections.
HB 106 Last Action: Referred to Corrections
Caption: Relating to the repeal of provisions designed to reduce the prison population of the Texas Department of Corrections by awarding administrative good conduct time to inmates.
HB 107 Last Action: Referred to Corrections
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for release on parole of a prisoner serving cumulative sentences.
HB 237 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the liability of a defendant or his sureties for interest on a forfeited personal bond or bail bond.
HB 238 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to compliance with probation terms.
HB 239 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the payment of interest earned on unpaid amounts owed as restitution to a victim by a probationer.
HB 251 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the admissibility in a criminal proceeding of an oral or sign language statement made by the accused as a result of custodial interrogation.
HB 252 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the admissibility of evidence seized pursuant to a governmental action.
HB 382 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to remanding a case for a new trial limited to the issue of punishment in the case.
HB 383 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the penalties for certain offenses involving indecency with or injury to a child committed by a person having supervision, care, custody, or control of the child.
HB 680 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the award of good conduct time to inmates and to the eligibility of certain inmates for release on parole or mandatory supervision.
HB 681 Last Action: Laid on table in committee
Caption: Relating to the admissibility of certain evidence in a criminal case.
HB 826 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the offense of failing to identify oneself to a peace officer.
HB 1313 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of offenses involving the collection of an unlawful debt or pattern of conduct involving unlawful acts; providing for the forfeiture of certain property related to or derived from the collection of an unlawful debt or a pattern of conduct involving unlawful acts, and for procedures related to that forfeiture; providing injunctive and other relief in connection with prohibited activity; providing penalties.
HB 1569 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to temporary court orders relating to residence of a spouse, to the duration of protective orders, and to attorneys' fees in family violence cases.
HB 1570 Last Action: Rules suspended
Caption: Relating to protective orders and the elements of an offense of a violation of a protective order.
HB 1571 Last Action: Referred to Judiciary
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of certain court orders in suits for divorce, for annulment, or to declare a marriage void and in suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
HB 1825 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of limited partnerships to exercise the power of eminent domain.
HB 1826 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to conditions of probation imposed on certain persons convicted of sexual offenses.
HB 1827 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the information required in a personal bond.
HB 2032 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to miscellaneous occupation taxes on natural gas sales, use and transportation; and declaring an emergency.
HB 2033 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to gross receipts taxes on the sale and transportation of natural gas.
70th 2nd Called Session
HB 61 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to raising revenue to support state and local government, and to the imposition, application, rates, collection, administration, and criminal and civil enforcement of, and the allocation, limitation, and use of revenue from, various state and state-authorized taxes and fees; making appropriations.
HB 112 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the offenses of engaging in organized criminal activity, engaging in racketeering activity, and collection of unlawful debts; to the prosecution and punishment of those offenses; and to civil remedies, including forfeiture and injunctive relief, for prohibited activities.
HB 176 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the effective date of certain Acts of the 70th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, 1987.
HR 181 Caption: Suspension of Rule 14, Section 9, of the Rules of the House of Representatives to enable the house to permit the appointed conference committee to adjust the differences between the house and senate versions....
HR 227 Caption: Suspending the rules of the House of Representatives of the 70th Legislature, 2nd Called Session, in relation to the consideration of H.B. 61, S.B. 1, and H.B. 176.
69th Regular Session
HB 184 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to sentencing alternatives for persons convicted of certain violent crimes.
HB 185 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to a requirement that defendants placed on deferred adjudication satisfactorily comply wtih terms of probation before being discharged.
HB 186 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to a requirement that a probationer pay interest on an amount the court orders the probationer to pay as restitution for an offense.
HB 311 Last Action: Referred to Law Enforcement
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for parole for certain inmates of the Texas Department of Corrections.
HB 312 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the repeal of provisions designed to reduce the prison population of the Texas Department of Corrections by awarding administrative good conduct time to inmates.
HB 434 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to an increase in the rate of the state sales and use tax and use of the increased revenue for prison construction and renovation.
HB 533 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to venue in the criminal prosecution of an offense committed against a child.
HB 534 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the penalties for certain offenses involving indecency with or injury to a child committed by a person having supervision, care, custody, or control of the child.
HB 535 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of assault if the victim of the assault is an employee of the Texas Department of Human Resources assaulted while performing certain duties.
HB 579 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to admitting hearsay statements of certain children into evidence in certain criminal court proceeding and certain juvenile court hearings.
HB 868 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to eligibility for release on parole or mandatory supervision.
HB 1061 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the cigarette and tobacco taxes in Chapters 154 and 155 of the Tax Code.
HB 1234 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the liability of a defendant or his sureties for interest on a forfeited personal bond or bail bond.
HB 1378 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the imposition of certain conditions of bail, probation, mandatory supervision, and parole for defendants charged with or convicted of certain offenses with children as victims.
HB 1625 Last Action: Referred to Judiciary
Caption: Relating to temporary court orders relating to residence of a spouse, to the duration of protective orders, and to attorney's fees in family violence cases.
HB 1626 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the prevention of family violence and the duties of law enforcement officers, prosecutors, and courts in family violence cases; providing criminal penalties for the violation of certain court orders.
HB 2126 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Commissioners Court of Bexar County to accept gifts and grants for certain purposes.
HB 2127 Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the penalty for a violation of a city or county regulation regarding the practice of massage or the operation of a massage establishment.
HB 2128 Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the penalty for a violation of a city or county regulation regarding the location of certain sexually oriented commercial activities.
HB 2129 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for release on parole or for mandatory supervision of a prisoner serving consecutive sentences.
HB 2130 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to remanding a case for a new trial limited to the issue of punishment in the case.
69th 3rd Called Session
HB 69 Last Action: Referred to Law Enforcement
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for release on parole or mandatory supervision of prisoners in the Texas Department of Corrections.
HB 71 Last Action: Referred to Law Enforcement
Caption: Relating to the repeal of provisions designed to reduce the prison population of the Texas Department of Corrections by awarding administrative good conduct time to inmates.
HR 46 Caption: Honoring the trustees of the Baumberger Endowment.