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Legislation authored by Charles Evans

Includes legislation with Charles Evans as the primary author for the 63rd through 70th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

70th Regular Session
HB 555 Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to state budget execution.
HB 617 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the appointment and the rights, privileges, duties, and powers of managing conservators.
HB 843 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to inclusion of benefits for in vitro fertilization procedures under certain accident and sickness insurance policies, health maintenance organizations, and other health benefit plans and arrangements.
HB 844 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to a limitation of liability for a person providing transportation in a medical emergency.
HB 845 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the assignment of certain former district judges as visiting judges.
HB 846 Last Action: Rules suspended
Caption: Relating to the provision of certain rehabilitation services to persons with learning disabilities.
HB 923 Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the issuance of certain types of life, accident, and health insurance by stipulated premium insurance companies.
HB 924 Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
Caption: Relating to an exemption from jury duty in certain counties for past service on a petit jury.
HB 1036 Last Action: Senate conferees appointed
Caption: Relating to the authority of members and employees of the Railroad Commission of Texas to have ex parte consultations and communications and to authorize certain discovery proceedings.
HB 1037 Last Action: Referred to Financial Institutions
Caption: Relating to costs incurred by a bank when required to disclose bank records.
HB 1041 Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to sick leave for public school employees.
HB 1050 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to educational programs for gifted and talented students.
HB 1051 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the tax bill for taxes totaling a minor amount.
HB 1052 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to posting notice of an election.
HB 1066 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the establishment, powers, and duties of the Texas Council on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders and to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Health in relation to the council.
HB 1479 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to an offer of merchandise in a carnival contest sponsored by a nonprofit group.
HB 1640 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to conforming the Judicial Title of the Government Code to certain Acts of the 69th Legislature, conforming that title to amendments to the constitution proposed by the 69th Legislature and adopted by the voters, and to nonsubstantively codifying in that title certain related statutes.
HB 1678 Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Turnpike Authority to study the feasibility of high speed rail facilities; authorizing payment of the cost thereof out of certain funds of the Texas Turnpike Authority; authorizing the Texas Turnpike Authority to acquire an option on right-of-way; enacting other provisions related to the subject of this legislation; providing for precedence of this Act in the event of any conflict with any other law.
HB 1679 Last Action: Consideration withdrawn
Caption: Relating to certain attorneys appearing before certain judges and justices.
HB 1680 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to child support for mentally handicapped persons older than 18 years.
HB 1877 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the certification of nursing homes and related institutions that provide specialized care for persons with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders; providing a penalty.
HB 1878 Last Action: Comm. laid on table subj. to call
Caption: Relating to a temporary nonresident hunting license.
HB 1879 Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the creation of municipal courts of record in certain cities.
HB 1880 Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the implementation of a competitive review purchasing program for certain state purchases.
HB 2025 Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Sunset Advisory Commission and the review of certain agencies by that commission.
HB 2026 Last Action: Referred to Labor & Employment Rel.
Caption: Relating to the period of payment on a health spa contract.
HB 2147 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to mortgage loans and to encumbrances on homestead property.
HB 2148 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to prepaid funeral plans.
HB 2248 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the duration of a registration of a motor vehicle.
HB 2249 Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to rate plans for local telephone service.
HB 2250 Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the hours of labor of fire fighters and police officers in certain cities.
HB 2283 Last Action: Pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation and operation of the Texas Water Resources Management Oversight Committee.
HB 2284 Last Action: Comm. laid on table subj. to call
Caption: Relating to policies and audits of certain water districts and authorities.
HB 2285 Last Action: Pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the continuing supervision of certain water districts and authorities by the Texas Water Commission.
HB 2286 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the adoption of certain rules by the Texas Water Commission.
HB 2287 Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to minimum standards for underground water regulation.
HB 2288 Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to jurisdiction over underground water in critical areas and addition of territory to and adoption and collection of fees by underground water conservation districts.
HB 2317 Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment and duties of an interagency council to identify mentally impaired offenders and to establish community-based sentencing alternatives for mentally impaired offenders.
HB 2318 Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to the increase in premium, cancellation, and non-renewal of property and casualty insurance.
HB 2319 Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to approval of certain construction, repair, or rehabilitation projects undertaken by private tenants on lands leased from institutions of higher education.
HB 2320 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to assumption of the risk by certain plaintiffs in civil actions.
HB 2427 Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to minimum standards for long-term care coverage under certain accident and sickness insurance coverage and coverage of health maintenance organizations.
HB 2428 Last Action: Pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation and operation of the Texas Liability Reinsurance Facility.
HB 2429 Last Action: Reported favorably w/amendments
Caption: Relating to the review and abolition of certain state agencies under the Texas Sunset Act.
HB 2511 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the provision of telecommunications services to state government.
HB 2526 Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the creation of the County Court at Law No. 3 of Tarrant County and to the jurisdiction of the county courts at law in Tarrant County.
HB 2538 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to a unified system of security for judgments pending appeal, to provide a procedure to supersede judgment liens, to provide a limit on the amount of security required, to provide flexibility in the type and amount of security required, to provide for review by mandamus, to provide for implementing rules, and to declare an emergency.
HB 2621 Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Commission to authorize certain districts to proceed under federal bankruptcy law.
HCR 18 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Granting permission for the legislature to adjourn for more than three days.
HCR 64 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Inviting the Province of Taiwan to join with Texas in a sister state relationship.
HCR 90 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Extending birthday greetings to Dick Brown.
HJR 95 Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to exempt from ad valorem taxation personal property not held or used for the production of income.
HJR 98 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing encumbrances on homestead property under certain circumstances.
HR 5 Caption: Rules of Procedure for the House of Representatives.
HR 9 Caption: Relating to election and nomination procedure for Speaker.
HR 108 Caption: Endorsing Texans United Alcohol and Drug Abuse Campaign.
HR 212 Caption: Commending the Parent Association for the Retarded of Texas.
HR 365 Caption: Honoring Gene Fondren on his birthday.
HR 454 Caption: Congratulating Marilyn Thompson on the celebration of her birthday.
HR 607 Caption: Honoring the International Institute of Municipal Clerks.
70th 2nd Called Session
HB 28 Last Action: Effective in 90 days-10/20/87
Caption: Relating to uniform election dates and runoff elections.
HB 44 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the abolition of the Texas Commission on Economy and Efficiency in State Government.
HB 101 Last Action: Effective in 90 days-10/20/87
Caption: Relating to the creation and jurisdiction of certain county courts.
HB 169 Last Action: Point of order sustained
Caption: Relating to the salaries of certain persons involved in the regulation of financial institutions.
HB 171 Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the appraisal of teachers and administrators for purposes of the career ladder.
HCR 19 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Creating the Select Committee on State Government Management Effectiveness.
HCR 52 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Declaring November to be Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Awareness Month in Texas.
HCR 62 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Granting the legislature permission to adjourn for more than three days.
HCR 64 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing the Capitol Committee to modify implementation of the "A Walk in History" restoration project.
HR 207 Caption: Congratulating Maury and Dorris Foster on their 50th wedding anniversary.
69th Regular Session
HB 460 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the improvement of economy and efficiency in state government; providing a penalty.
HB 853 Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of electricians and electrical contractors; providing a penalty.
HB 909 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to rates for local telephone service.
HB 1039 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the funding of vocational education and programs for gifted and talented students.
HB 1216 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the validity of signatures on voters' petitions in certain elections.
HB 1217 Last Action: Reported from s/c favorably w/sub.
Caption: Relating to alcohol and other drug dependency coverage in certain individual group health insurance policies and other health coverage.
HB 1218 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the construction, installation, and location of industrialized housing and buildings and modular homes; providing a penalty.
HB 1219 Last Action: Returned from Senate as amended
Caption: Relating to costs incurred by a bank when required to disclose bank records.
HB 1224 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the division of responsibility between government organizations for efficiency and economy and to the constructions, sale, installation, location, transportation and use of manufactured housing; declaring an emergency.
HB 1226 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to deferred compensation plans for public employees.
HB 1393 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to school programs for gifted and talented students.
HB 1394 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to provision of an incentive payment to a vendor drug provider who substitutes a generically equivalent drug.
HB 1485 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Regulating to certain legislative records, communications, and information; providing penalties.
HB 1488 Last Action: Reported favorably w/amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to adoption of a nonsubstantive revision of the statutes relating to the judiciary.
HB 1581 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a dental care advisory committee to advise the Texas Health and Human Services Coordinating Council and to the abolition of the Texas Board of Health Dental Advisory Committee.
HB 1582 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to requiring medical emergency specialists in public schools.
HB 1583 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the review of the creation of river authorities and regulatory state agencies, advisory committees, and programs.
HB 1584 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the authorization and regulation of single purpose health care plans as health maintenance organizations.
HB 1585 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the review and abolition of certain state agencies under the Texas Sunset Act.
HB 2084 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the management and operation of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission.
HB 2085 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to teachers' employment contracts.
HB 2087 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the filing, numbering, docketing, and assignment of cases in and the distribution of work of the county criminal courts of Tarrant County.
HB 2088 Last Action: Considered by s/c in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the listing of certain leaseholds and other interests in certain property owned by a city or town in the appraisal records used to prepare a tax roll.
HB 2089 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to compensation subject to contributions to and credit in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
HB 2090 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the continuation, composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Health Facilities Commission.
HB 2091 Last Action: See remarks
Caption: Relating to the continuation, composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Department of Health and the Texas Board of Health; to certain health-related services, regulations, programs, facilities, and agencies; to the requirement that certain state agencies execute memoranda of understanding with the Texas Department of Health; and providing penalties.
HB 2092 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the certification of city secretaries.
HB 2335 Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the regulation of any type of dental health care plan or scheme and to dentists.
HB 2336 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to certified nondegree public school teachers, including vocational education teachers, and to vocational education program enrollments.
HB 2337 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Tarrant County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 to exercise the power of eminent domain.
HB 2375 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the purchase and management of telecommunications and automated information items for state government and the provision of telecommunications service to the state government.
HB 2426 Last Action: Referred to Government Organization
Caption: Relating to the application of the Texas Sunset Act to the Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority.
HB 2445 Last Action: Referred to Government Organization
Caption: Relating to application of the Texas Sunset Act to the State Board of Barber Examiners.
HCR 50 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Inviting the Province of Taiwan to be a sister state with Texas.
HCR 145 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Authorizing adjournment for more than three days, beginning April 3 through April 8, 1985.
HCR 226 Last Action: Filed w/o the Governor's signature
Caption: Granting Systems Marketing and Education, Inc. permission to sue the state.
HJR 68 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize use of proceeds from the sale of permanent school fund land to acquire other land as part of the permanent school fund.
HJR 78 Last Action: Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to exempt from ad valorem taxation personal property not held or used for the productions of income.
HJR 79 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict increases in ad valorem taxes, other than school taxes, on the residence homestead of a person 65 or older while it remains the residence homestead of that person or that person's surviving spouse.
HR 6 Caption: Housekeeping Resolution.
HR 7 Caption: Adopting the Rules of Procedure for the House of Representatives.
HR 26 Caption: Congratulating Representative Mike Millsap on his 37th birthday.
HR 131 Caption: Honoring Mrs. Beatrice "Tootsie" Guerrero on her retirement from the House of Representatives.
HR 132 Caption: Honoring Police Chief Joe M. Watson of Hurst.
HR 133 Caption: Commending Wayne Beran, Chief Accountant of House of Representatives.
HR 212 Caption: Honoring Mrs. Willie Mae McCormick, retiring Euless city councilwoman.
HR 217 Caption: Urging the National Cutting Horse Association to hold its four annual events in Fort Worth.
HR 238 Caption: Honoring Michael G. Hardin of Hurst.
HR 252 Caption: Welcoming Mr. Oliver A. Farres Martins.
HR 277 Caption: Honoring Journal Clerk Marjorie Avant on her birthday.
HR 293 Caption: Honoring Allen Pannell.
HR 294 Caption: Honoring Sergeant at Arms Ron Hinkle on his birthday.
HR 348 Caption: Recognizing May 1, 1985, as Pat May Day.
HR 369 Caption: Welcoming former house doorkeeper Joseph C. Wagner.
HR 506 Caption: Honoring Mr. and Mrs. Werner Matthys of Wharton on their 50th wedding anniversary.
HR 507 Caption: Honoring Etta Mozelle Austin on her 70th birthday.
69th 1st Called Session
HB 3 Last Action: Referred to Government Organization
Caption: Relating to the governing board, operations, and continuation of the Texas Department on Aging.
69th 2nd Called Session
HB 7 Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to a limit on the number of persons employed by a state agency.
HB 93 Last Action: Effective in 90 days-12/4/86
Caption: Relating to certain claims against the Texas School for the Deaf.
HCR 21 Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Granting permission to sue the state for certain claimants against the Texas School for the Deaf.
HCR 22 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Granting Elbert H. L. Harrison permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Department of Corrections.
HJR 2 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the imposition of net income taxes on individuals.
HJR 3 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to reserve to the people the powers of initiative and referendum.
69th 3rd Called Session
HB 44 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to a limit on the number of persons employed by a state agency.
HB 68 Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the abolition of the Texas Commission on Economy and Efficiency in State Government.
HB 77 Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to certain claims against the Texas School for the Deaf.
HR 40 Caption: In memory of Henry David Finley.
HR 54 Caption: Honoring Representative Ron Wilson on his birthday.
68th Regular Session
HB 296 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of electricians and electrical contractors.
HB 555 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the location of annexation hearings conducted by a city.
HB 676 Last Action: Committee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the effect of confinement in another penal institution on the duration of a sentence to be served in the Texas Department of Corrections.
HB 677 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Retirement and Aging
Caption: Relating to purchase of service credit in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas by vocational teachers.
HB 678 Last Action: See remarks
Caption: Relating to the prosecution and punishment for a capital offense and the availability of parole for a person convicted of a capital offense.
HB 730 Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the validity of signatures on voters' petitions in certain elections.
HB 788 Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to work credit for determining salary or retirement benefits of a vocational teacher.
HB 789 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to salary step credit for prior work experience of certain public school nurses.
HB 830 Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination against physicians on the basis of academic degrees.
HB 883 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of public accountants.
HB 985 Last Action: Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the exemption of personal property not held or used for production of income from ad valorem taxation.
HB 986 Last Action: Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to a limitation on increases in ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly person or that person's surviving spouse.
HB 1092 Last Action: See remarks
Caption: Relating to persons who do not have to obtain a license as a home health agency.
HB 1138 Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to the continuation of the State Securities Board.
HB 1191 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the revision, recodification, and reenactment of substantive and procedural laws (including, but not limited to, administrative and enforcement provisions) concerning the manufacture, distribution, dispensing, possession, and delivery of marihuana, controlled substances, and drug paraphernalia; providing penalties.
HB 1512 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the salaries of public school personnel.
HB 2006 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to replacing the limitation on the value of an urban homestead with a limitation based on size.
HB 2007 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to due process procedures for public school teachers.
HB 2008 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to revision of the criminal laws relating to the offenses of rape, aggravated rape, rape of a child, sexual abuse, aggravated sexual abuse, and sexual abuse of a child; redefining those offenses as assaultive offenses and revising the elements of, penalties for, and period of limitation applicable to those offenses; revising the elements of the offense of capital murder to include murder committed in the course of committing aggravated sexual assault; and revising certain terms in the assault and aggravated assault provisions relating to the gender of the actor or victim.
HB 2009 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to contracts, leases and other arrangements for the use and occupancy of airport property entered into by joint boards under the Municipal Airports Act.
HB 2010 Last Action: See remarks
Caption: Relating to the amount of proof of financial responsibility required under the Texas Motor Vehicle Safety-Responsibility Act.
HB 2060 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to budget, duties, and salary of the district clerk.
HB 2061 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the establishment and operation of Gateway State Park and Trinity River State Park.
HB 2062 Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to the establishment of an aviation trust fund, requiring permits for certain structures creating a hazard to air navigation, creating exemptions, and providing penalties.
HB 2063 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of five judicial districts composed of Tarrant County.
HB 2064 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Transportation
Caption: Relating to vehicles hauling loose materials on highways; providing penalties.
HB 2129 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the authority of the district judge of the 297th Judicial District of Texas.
HB 2193 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the importation of alcoholic beverages for personal use; and declaring an emergency.
HB 2229 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the membership of the Court of Appeals for the Second Supreme Judicial District, and to a supplemental appropriation to that court.
HB 2327 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the creation of two county criminal courts in Tarrant County.
HCR 56 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Granting Pierce Contractors, Inc. of Dallas, permission to sue the state and the University of Texas System.
HCR 72 Last Action: Filed without the Governor's signature
Caption: Granting Ron and Loretha Stanley, parents of Lou Jean Stanley permission to sue Burleson Independent School District.
HCR 81 Last Action: Comm. report printed & sent to Comm. on Local & Consent Cal.
Caption: Urging President Ronald Reagan to approve a tariff increase on large engine, imported motorcycles.
HCR 108 Last Action: Filed without the Governor's signature
Caption: Granting Motor Express, Inc., of Pearland permission to sue the Railroad Commission of Texas.
HCR 137 Last Action: Filed without the Governor's signature
Caption: Granting Prudential Insurance Company permission to sue the State of Texas and the State Board of Insurance.
HCR 138 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Administration
Caption: Granting John Ferrell, doing business as Dalworth Company, permission to sue the State of Texas and the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation.
HCR 215 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating May as American Airlines Month.
HCR 219 Last Action: Referred to Committee on House Administration
Caption: Providing for Sine Die.
HJR 39 Last Action: Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to exempt from ad valorem taxation personal property not held or used for the production of income,
HJR 46 Last Action: Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict increases in ad valorem taxes, other than school taxes, on the residence homestead of a person 65 or older while it remains the residence of that person or that person's surviving spouse.
HJR 55 Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for the power of initiative and referendum.
HJR 57 Last Action: Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict increases in ad valorem taxes, other than school taxes, on the residence homestead of a person 65 or older while it remains the residence homestead of that person or that person's spouse.
HJR 104 Last Action: Committee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the prohibition against bail for certain criminal defendants accused of multiple offenses.
HJR 105 Last Action: Filed without the Governor's signature
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to replace the limitation on the value of an urban homestead with a limitation based on size.
HR 15 Caption: Housekeeping Resolution.
HR 16 Caption: Rules of The House of Representatives.
HR 123 Caption: Commending Judge Joe Spurlock Sr.
HR 143 Caption: Congratulating Charles Robert Courtney on his birthday.
HR 178 Caption: Creating an interim committee to study the need to license and establish educational standards for radiologic technologists.
HR 190 Caption: Congratulating Shelly Kay Plemons, Miss Tarrant County of 1983.
HR 220 Caption: Congratulating Marjorie H. Avant on her birthday.
HR 259 Caption: Congratulating Reading Clerk Ron Hinkle on the occasion of his birthday.
HR 296 Caption: Honoring Professor Patsy Alenik.
HR 310 Caption: Commending Mrs. Mary Helen Kannady and Mr. Lesly Azor.
HR 323 Caption: Commending Officer Joel Quintanilla, and the Capitol Security Police for their courageous efforts during the fire in the Capitol Building, Feb. 6, 1983.
HR 331 Caption: Honoring United States Marshall Clint Peoples.
HR 461 Caption: Electing children of members to honorary office of mascot.
HR 462 Caption: In memory of Mrs. Nenetta Carter.
HR 465 Caption: Authorizing Boys State to use house chamber on June 10, 1983.
HR 513 Caption: Congratulating Dennis and Lori Weitzel.
HR 514 Caption: Congratulating Greg and Sharon Hooser on the birth of Aubrey Morrow Hooser.
HR 515 Caption: Congratulating Bell High School on its athletic achievements.
HR 538 Caption: Congratulating David E. Balmforth.
HR 542 Caption: Expressing appreciation to Financial Division of the House.
HR 543 Caption: Expressing appreciation to Services and Security Division of the House.
HR 544 Caption: Expressing appreciation to Legislative Division of the House.
HR 557 Caption: Suspending House Rules on SB315.
HR 558 Caption: Expressing appreciation to the Chief Clerk's office.
HR 559 Caption: Expressing appreciation to the Journal Clerk's office.
68th 1st Called Session
HR 7 Caption: Congratulating C. A. Sanford on being named president of the Texas Restaurant Association.
68th 2nd Called Session
HB 133 Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to the provision of telecommunications services by the State Purchasing and General Services Commission.
HR 1 Caption: Advising the Governor and Senate that the House is prepared to transact business.
HR 8 Caption: Authorizing The American Legion Boys State to use the House chamber on June 8, 1984.
HR 41 Caption: Commending Jack Blanton on his outstanding and exemplary service to the Texas Department of Human Resources.
HR 61 Caption: Commending the Reverend Dr. Richard Earl Millsap.
HR 62 Caption: In memory of Homer Horace Fuller.
HR 82 Caption: Expressing appreciation to Leland Lentz, Roy E. Simpson, and W. D. Stewart.
HR 131 Caption: Commending Representative Reby Cary.
67th Regular Session
HB 460 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to educational programs for the gifted and talented.
HB 640 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to abandoned lots, for which perpetual care has not been provided, in private cemeteries operated by nonprofit organizations.
HB 641 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the venue to prosecute an offense committed on the premises of an airport operated jointly by two municipalities and situated in two counties.
HB 642 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the requirement that plats be made and recorded for certain subdivisions of land.
HB 643 Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to the compensation of the county auditors in certain counties.
HB 733 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the crime of and penalties for possession or delivery of drug paraphernalia.
HB 771 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the availability of probation and conditional discharge for certain criminal defendants.
HB 803 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the expenditure of proceeds of airport revenue bonds by joint boards created by two cities for furniture, fixtures and equipment at airport operated by such joint board without the necessity of competitive bidding.
HB 1035 Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to the persons classified as peace officers.
HB 1036 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Government Organization
Caption: Relating to regulation of opticians.
HB 1037 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to a court coordinator for certain district courts in certain counties.
HB 1038 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to payment and settlement of claims by insurers.
HB 1039 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to safety inspection of electrical. equipment and regulation for electrical inspectors.
HB 1040 Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to local government compensation for a sign removed under a local ordinance.
HB 1041 Last Action: Removed from local and uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to payment of certain conference expenses and a proper title for retired judges.
HB 1042 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the provision of protective services for elderly persons.
HB 1043 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to a court administrator system for county courts in Tarrant County.
HB 1044 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the elimination of obsolete requirements regarding speeding arrests.
HB 1087 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the distribution of motion pictures.
HB 1186 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the terms of certain courts of Tarrant County.
HB 1187 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the accrual of service credit toward judicial retirement by former district judges who are assigned to sit in a district court.
HB 1188 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to a limitation on increases in certain taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly person or that person's surviving spouse who qualifies for the limitation.
HB 1439 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to reporting and remitting sales taxes on credit sales of items.
HB 1466 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to honoraria and appreciation benefits paid to public servants.
HB 1764 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to regulation of public accountants.
HB 1765 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to provisions of certain motor vehicle repair insurance policies.
HB 1766 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to exemption from ad valorem taxation certain airport property used by the public.
HB 1767 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Liquor Regulation
Caption: Relating to local option elections concerning the sale of wine.
HB 2066 Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to the reinstatement of certain civil proceedings that have been dismissed for want of prosecution.
HB 2067 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the functions of the county auditor and treasurer of Tarrant County.
HB 2366 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the County Courts at Law of Tarrant County.
HB 2373 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the creation of Probate Court No. 2 of Tarrant County and jurisdiction of the county courts at law.
HJR 13 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict increases in ad valorem taxes on the residence homesteads of persons 65 years of age or older.
HJR 76 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide property tax relief by exempting from ad valorem taxation certain property of airports used by the public.
HR 146 Caption: Commending members of the Retired Senior Volunteer Program.
HR 382 Caption: Congratulating Roger Claude Davie and Mamie Elaine Waugh.
67th 1st Called Session
HB 148 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Employment Practices
Caption: Relating to the accrual of service credit toward judicial retirement by former district judges who are assigned to sit in a district court.
67th 2nd Called Session
HJR 5 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to exempt from taxation personal property not held or used for the production of income.
66th Regular Session
HB 2 Last Action: Placed on daily General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a substation of The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute.
HB 63 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to acceptance by the Parks and Wildlife Department of certain land for park purposes.
HB 158 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the establishment in certain counties of auxiliary courts outside the county seat for nonjury proceedings.
HB 226 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to receivers of mineral interests owned by nonresident or unknown owners.
HB 396 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to an election in Tarrant County to consolidate the offices of county auditor and county treasurer.
HB 439 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of an electrician who is licensed by a political subdivision.
HB 440 Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the punishment for using or exhibiting a firearm or explosive weapon during the commission of certain felonies.
HB 447 Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: Relating to jurisdiction of the municipal court over certain water safety offenses.
HB 448 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the requirement of possession of hunting and fishing licenses.
HB 449 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to traffic offenses committed by certain minors.
HB 450 Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: Relating to the elimination of obsolete requirements regarding speeding arrests.
HB 540 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to evidence in a civil action of necessity of services and reasonableness of charges by a person or institution licensed by the state.
HB 541 Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Revenue Administration
Caption: Relating to the taxation of airline passenger transportation services.
HB 728 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the control of printing by state agencies; providing a penalty.
HB 729 Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the control of the growth in the number of state employees.
HB 790 Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: Relating to the compensation of justices of the peace where two or more justice courts are in the same precinct.
HB 791 Last Action: Placed on daily General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of municipal courts of record in the incorporated cities, towns, and villages in this state.
HB 819 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the application of the Texas Sunset Act to the Parks and Wildlife Commission.
HB 902 Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: Relating to the liability of a trustee or personal representative of the estate of a decedent who continues a partnership in the place of the deceased partner.
HB 930 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the validation of the incorporation and boundaries of certain municipalities.
HB 991 Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the regulation of motion picture distributors.
HB 992 Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the distribution of motion pictures.
HB 993 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to coverage of certain persons under the state employee insurance plan.
HB 995 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the designation of certain highways.
HB 1103 Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Agencies and Licensing
Caption: Relating to safety inspection of electrical equipment and regulation of electrical inspectors.
HB 1263 Last Action: Printing rule suspended
Caption: Relating to fees for the maintenance of the child support office in certain counties.
HB 1264 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to possessory liens on certain motor vehicles.
HB 1265 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to a court administrator system for county courts in Tarrant County.
HB 1493 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to jurisdiction of suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
HB 1496 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to periodic review and termination of certain state agencies.
HB 1530 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the home production of wine.
HB 1559 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the offense of interference with child custody.
HB 1610 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to allocation of funds under the foundation school program for educational programs for gifted and talented students.
HB 1674 Last Action: Laid on the table
Caption: Relating to adoption services by attorneys and physicians.
HCR 19 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Creating a committee to select the state artist.
HCR 138 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Authorizing the Board of Control to construct steps at the west entrance of the Capitol.
HJR 26 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish the office of county treasurer in Tarrant County.
HJR 67 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict increases in ad valorem taxes on the residence homesteads of persons 65 years of age or older.
HJR 69 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the budget execution authority of the governor.
HJR 70 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the incurring of state debt.
65th Regular Session
HB 26 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Automatic Termination of Regulatory Agencies Act.
HB 397 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to property and services a school district may contract for without competitive bids.
HB 443 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to uniform dates for holding elections and joint elections held by different political subdivisions.
HB 512 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the approval of state agency rules by legislature committees.
HB 513 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to citizenship and residence requirements for municipal employees.
HB 514 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of fiduciary and custodians with regard to certain securities.
HB 515 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Changing the names of the criminal judicial districts of Dallas, Tarrant, and Jefferson counties to regular numberred judicial districts and changing the names of the courts to district courts; relating to the jurisdiction of those courts and making other provisions relative to the courts and the judges of the courts.
HB 516 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Providing administration of family law by replacing the juvenile courts of Dallas and Harris counties and all functioning domestic relations courts with district courts of general jurisdiction to be called family district courts; providing for these courts' jurisdiction, terms, personnel, facilities, and administration; restructuring existing juvenile boards in certain counties and providing for the future creation and organization of juvenile boards in other counties; repealing the laws creating and providing for the replaced courts; repealing the laws providing for creation of domestic relations courts in Lubbock and Starr Counties.
HB 546 Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, and functions of the Health and Welfare Services Transfer Board; abolishing the State Board of Public Welfare.
HB 547 Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to reports by the State Department of Public Welfare or its successor agency on alternate care programs and their effect on nursing care costs under medical assistance programs.
HB 548 Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to licensing of convalescent and nursing homes; transferring the powers, duties, and obligations relating to the licensing and regulation of voncalescent and nursing homes from the Texas Department of Health Resouces to the State Department of Public Welfare or its successor department having the responsibility for administering medical assistance payments to nursing homes.
HB 549 Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to limitations on the transfer of funds for medical assistance payments.
HB 550 Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, obligations, and privileges of the Department of Aging and Special Assistance; transferring certain duties of the State Department of Public Welfare to the Department of Aging and Special Assistance; transferring the duties of the Governor's Committee on Aging to the Department of Aging and Special Assistance.
HB 551 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, obligations, and privileges of the Department of Child and Family Resources; transferring certain duties of the State Department of Public Welfare to the Department of Child and Family Resources; transferring the duties of the Texas Youth Council to the Department of Child and Family Reousrces; transferring certain duties of the Texas Department of Community Affairs to the Department of Child and Family Resouces; making various conforming amendments to the Family Code.
HB 579 Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to periodic review and termination of certain agencies and advisory committees.
HB 580 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to legislative review of proposed rules of state agencies and fiscal notes for proposed rules.
HB 581 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a state-local cooperative purchasing service.
HB 582 Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the abolishment of the Board of Managers of the Texas State Railroad and the transfer of the powers and duties of the Board of Managers of the Texas State Railroad to the Railroad Commission of Texas.
HB 583 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to investment of certain state funds and to the State Treasurer's bond.
HB 584 Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to biennial reports by the governor on the organization and efficiency of state agencies.
HB 592 Last Action: Considered by committee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to exemption of the state from the application of certain provisions of federal law relating to parens patriae antitrust actions.
HB 1032 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Establishing a Prosecuting Attorney Retirement System; providing for retirement and death benefits thereunder and contributions thereto; defining creditable service; providing for acquisition of prior creditable service; prohibiting the private practice of law by any contributing member; authorizing the Employees Retirement System of Texas to administer the program and providing compensation therefor; permitting withdrawl of funds heretofore contributed to any other state authorized retirement system; providing for severability; repealing all laws in conflict and declaring an emergency.
HB 1033 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the payment of the salary of criminal district attorneys in certain counties.
HB 1063 Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the estate tax exemption for certain annuities and individual retirement acocunts from exempted under federal law.
HB 1064 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to access to and possession of a child by a grandparents under certain circumstances.
HB 1065 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation, coverage, and operation of a trust fund for legal malpractice insurance.
HB 1070 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the acceptance by the Parks and Wildlife Department of certain land for park purposes.
HB 1263 Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the venue of suits to set aside decisions of the Industrial Accident Board.
HB 1264 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably
Caption: Relating to the use and ownership of money advanced on a contract for the rental of motion picture films.
HB 1265 Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Judicial Districts
Caption: Relating to the replacement of certain courts with district courts; making provisions relative to those courts and the judges of those courst; repealing the laws creating the replaced courts.
HB 1382 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the creation, jurisdiction, administration, and procedures of the County Civil Court at Law No. 2 of Tarrant County and to changing the name of the County Court of Tarrant County.
HB 1383 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating the deposit of secuities by a custodian bank with the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.
HB 1806 Last Action: Senate conference committee appointed
Caption: Relating to validation of the incorporation and boundaries of certain municipalities.
HB 2074 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the District Attorney of the 53rd Judicial District, his duties and powers, and the duties of the County Attorney of Travis County, Texas.
HB 2075 Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Judicial Districts
Caption: Relating to the judicial system of Travis County, Texas, abolishing the County Courts at Law and limiting jurisdiction of the County Court of Travis County; creating new Judicial District Courts in said county; enlarging jurisdiction of the District Courts of said county; repealing laws relating to County Courts at law of Travis County; providing for the prosecution of criminal misdemeanor cases in Travis County; providing an effective date.
HB 2214 Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Relating to the District Attorney of the 53rd Judicial District, his duties and powers, and the duties of the County Attorney of Travis County, Texas; and declaring an emergency.
HCR 25 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Directing the State Treasurer to undertake a study to estimate the rate of receipt and expenditure of state funds.
HCR 195 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the chief clerk to make certain corrections in HB443.
HJR 43 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the budget execution authority of the governor.
HJR 44 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
Caption: Proposing an amendment of Article III, Section 49, of the Texas Constitution, relating to the incurring of state debt.
HR 143 Caption: Amending House rules regarding proposed agency rules.
HR 160 Caption: Commending Tom Treadway and staff of House Financial Division.
65th 2nd Called Session
HB 27 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to an election in Tarrant County to consolidate the offices of county auditor and county treasurer for the purpose of reducing the tax burden on the people of Tarrant County.
HJR 32 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish the office of county treasurer in Tarrant County for the purpose of reducing the tax burden on the people of Tarrant County.
HR 47 Caption: Commending Representative Michael Dale Millsap.
64th Regular Session
HB 66 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Abolishing the scholastic census.
HB 275 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Setting uniform dates for holding general and special elections in this state, adjusting existing elections dates and terms of office to the uniform dates, and authorizing political subdivisions to hold joint elections; providing an effective date and termination date.
HB 286 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to longevity pay for commissioned law-enforcement personnel of certain state agencies.
HB 287 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to residence requirements for city employees.
HB 752 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
Caption: Providing for the administration of family law by redesignating each domestic relations court and special juvenile court of the State of Texas a regular numbered judicial district; increasing the jurisdiction of each court to that of a court of general jurisdiction giving preference to family matters; providing for terms, personnel, facilities, and administration; making other provisions relative to the courts and judges; repealing certain Acts.
HB 1042 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to property and services a school district may contract for without competitive bids.
HB 1188 Last Action: Refusal to adopt conference committee report by Senate
Caption: Relating to setting forth in a complaint, information, or indictment the citation of the statute, ordinance, code, rule, or order the accused is alleged to have violated.
HB 1209 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the requirement that rules, regulations, and changes and repeals of rules or regulations promulgated by state agencies and departments be approved by certain legislative committees.
HB 1210 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably
Caption: Changing the names of the criminal judicial districts of Dallas, Tarrant, and Jefferson counties to regular numbered judicial districts and changing the names of the courts to district courts; relating to the jurisdiction of those courts and making other provisions relative to the courts and the judges of the courts.
HB 1249 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Court of Domestic Relations No. 5 of Tarrant County; making other provisions relative to the court; providing for membership of the judge on the juvenile board.
HB 1446 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to increasing minimum salaries covered by the Texas State Public Education Compensation Plan.
HB 1447 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to requiring local mediation panels in each school district.
HB 1448 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to regulation of the practice of optometry.
HB 1644 Last Action: Reported from committee with substitute
Caption: Relating to the statement of an amount of money in pleadings in actions claiming relief on account of personal injury or wrongful death.
HB 1645 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the deposit of securities by designated State Depositories.
HB 1646 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Financial Institutions
Caption: Amending the law related to trusts and trustees, Title 125A, Trust and Trustees, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, by adding a new Article to be Article 7425a-3 relating to the deposit of securities with the Federal Reserve Bank or with a clearing corporation.
HB 1647 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the abolition of the imputation of an employer or coemployee's knowledge or appreciation of a risk or danger to an injured person or decedent.
HB 1648 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to exempting from the Limited Sales, Excise, and Use Tax Act certain aircraft used for the purpose of pilot training and instruction.
HB 1753 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the deposit of securities with the Federal Reserve Bank or with a clearing corporation.
HB 2046 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to seizure and forfeiture of motor vehicles used or intended for use to transport property acquired by theft.
HB 2220 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Providing a new section permitting governmental units operating within two or more adjacent counties additional authority including the powers and functions provided in Articles 1269j-4.1 and 1180b, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes.
HB 2237 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the use and ownership of money advanced on a contract for the rental of motion picture films.
HCR 48 Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Granting permission to the Texas YMCA Youth and Government Program to use the House and Senate chambers.
HCR 75 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
Caption: Relating to the creation of a joint interim committee to study the feasibility of legislative solutions to the medical professional liability problem.
HCR 90 Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Designating May 1 as "Ninety-Nines" Day.
HCR 134 Last Action: Rules suspended
Caption: Granting permission to T. C. Bateson Construction Co., et al., to sue the state.
HR 190 Caption: Commending the Honorable Sarah Weddington.
HR 201 Caption: Commending Tom Moore and his staff.
63rd Regular Session
HB 723 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating a certain highway route as Airport Freeway; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1665 Last Action: Laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to compensation of certain officers in Tarrant County; amending Section 2, Chapter 697, Acts of the 59th Legislature, Regular Session, 1965, as amended (Article 3883i-1, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency.