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Legislation authored by Gary L. Watkins

Includes legislation with Gary L. Watkins as the primary author for the 70th through 72nd Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

72nd Regular Session
HB 277 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to the courses and degrees offered at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin.
HB 648 Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to adding two additional members to the governing board of each junior college district.
HB 713 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of interscholastic leagues.
HB 988 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the amount of premium tax credit an insurer receives for paying its assessment for certain guaranty funds.
HB 1222 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of transporters of water, drilling mud, and oil field liquids.
HB 1223 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to indemnification by the state in certain civil actions.
HB 2295 Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to limiting the number of terms a person may serve as a trustee of a public junior college.
HB 2296 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to tuition at public institutions of higher education.
HB 2297 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the authority of industrial development corporations for certain projects.
HB 2298 Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to a mother's action to establish paternity of a deceased man.
HB 2299 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to changing the name of the University of Houston-University Park to the University of Houston.
HB 2300 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the seizure of an animal that is being cruelly treated.
HB 2301 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to fees at component institutions of the University of Houston System.
HB 2302 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain promotional contests; providing penalties.
HB 2303 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to license verification by landfill operators of certain persons who dispose of waste containing asbestos.
HB 2304 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to emergency loans at Texas institutions of higher education.
HB 2305 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to certain student rentals, fees, and other charges collected by public insitutions of higher education.
HB 2306 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to student service fees at public insitutions of higher education.
HB 2460 Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the funding for The University of Texas of the Permian Basin.
HB 2800 Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Relating to terms of the board of directors and debts of the Ector County Hospital District.
HB 2801 Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to tuition at component institutions of the University of Houston System.
HCR 151 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Quay Bayard McMahon for his achievements as a businessman and civic leader.
HCR 187 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating the Odessa College Lady Wranglers on winning the National Junior College Athletic Association women's basketball championship.
HJR 87 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish the office of county constable in Ector and Lubbock counties.
HR 100 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Granting the Heritage of Odessa Foundation permission to use the House Chamber on January 30, 1991.
HR 870 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Nola Jan Fisher for her accomplishments as Ector County Judge.
HR 918 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of William H. "Bill" Masterson.
HR 919 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Permian Playhouse on the occasion of its selection to participate in the National Festival.
HR 960 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Stephen L. Poynor on his distinguished tenure as president of the Texas Association of Life Underwriters for 1990-1991.
72nd 1st Called Session
HB 81 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to terms of the board of directors and debts of the Ector County Hospital District.
HB 216 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the regulation of interscholastic leagues.
72nd 3rd Called Session
HR 61 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating head coach Tam Hollingshead and the Permian High School Panthers of Odessa on their attainment of the 1991 UIL Class 5A Division II football state championship.
71st Regular Session
HB 1473 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the dismissal of certain misdemeanor charges on completion of a teen court program.
HB 1793 Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the open records law for certain information regarding public school administrators and candidates for those positions.
HB 1899 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to well-servicing units and self-powered drilling rigs.
HB 2050 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to certain contracts entered into by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and the Baylor College of Dentistry.
HB 2051 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the replacement of unreturned textbooks, equipment, and supplies issued to public school students and to library books checked out by those students.
HB 2052 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to fees imposed on the posting of bail bonds.
HB 2053 Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to jury service.
HB 2359 Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the assessment of damages in condemnation proceedings.
HB 2360 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to certain regulatory functions and procedures of the Texas Department of Health; permitting the establishment and enforcement of certain groundwater protection standards; permitting investment of funds...
HB 2361 Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the establishment and operation of a comprehensive health professions resource center by the Texas Department of Health; and declaring an emergency.
HB 2362 Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Amending V.T.C.A., Family Code Section 56.01(b).
HB 2800 Last Action: Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
Caption: Relating to indemnification by the state in certain civil actions.
HB 3144 Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to the composition of the Ector County Juvenile Board.
HB 3150 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Ector County Hospital District; authorizing a tax; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting the power of eminent...
HCR 163 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Tom Roden.
HCR 185 Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Directing the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to encourage all Texas institutions of higher education to undertake HIV-related research.
HJR 86 Last Action: Pending in subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to abolish the offices of county surveyor and county constable in Ector County.
HJR 92 Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to adequate compensation including benefits from a taking for public use.
HR 55 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Scott Shaw.
HR 56 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Mickey Jones for service on the Board of Trustees of the Ector County Independent School District.
HR 57 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating The Odessa American.
HR 58 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Lucille Wolz, retiring county clerk of Ector County.
HR 59 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of G. C. Hubbard.
HR 907 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of law enforcement officer Scott Smith.
HR 1003 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Curtis Saylor.
HR 1034 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Sister Mary Thomas McNeela.
HR 1112 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Vickie Gomez.
71st 1st Called Session
HB 142 Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the courses and degrees offered at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin.
71st 2nd Called Session
HR 23 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Odessa City Councilman Jim Perkins.
HR 32 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Very Reverend Donald N. Hungerford of Odessa.
71st 3rd Called Session
HCR 36 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of the Honorable John Ben Shepperd.
HR 85 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the David Crockett Junior High School Band of Odessa.
HR 134 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Crockett Junior High School of Odessa on its drug-free school program.
71st 4th Called Session
HCR 17 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Proclaiming 1990 as The Year of the Airborne.
HR 36 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Permian High School Panthers.
71st 5th Called Session
HR 43 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Chuck Wagon Gang of Odessa.
HR 175 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Harmon and Pearl Porter on their 50th wedding anniversary.
70th Regular Session
HB 9 Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the length of oil well servicing units operated on public roads.
HB 1270 Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the terms of the 70th and 161st District Courts.
HB 1271 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to hours and days of work for employees of higher education.
HB 1534 Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the appointment of bailiffs for the 244th and 358th district courts and to the compensation of those courts and of the 70th and 161st district courts.
HB 1831 Last Action: Effective with 1987-88 School Year
Caption: Relating to collection of fees, charges, and deposits by institutions of higher education and accounting for certain income as educational and general funds.
HB 1832 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the organization and governance of public institutions of higher education.
HB 2592 Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the county courts at law in Ector County.
HR 102 Caption: In memory of W. D. "Bill" Noel.
HR 401 Caption: In memory of Cope Routh.
HR 541 Caption: Commending the Odessa Police Officers Association.
HR 618 Caption: Honoring Father James Bridges.