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Legislation authored by John Sharp

Includes legislation with John Sharp as the primary author for the 66th through 69th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

69th Regular Session
SB 103 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to appraising public school teachers and testing public school teachers and administrators.
SB 115 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Resources
Caption: Relating to the authority of the department of human resources to obtain criminal history information records from the Department of Public Safety, the Federal Bureau of Investigation identification division, or another law enforcement agency, and to the offense of unauthorized disclosure of criminal history information records; providing a penalty.
SB 129 Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Prohibiting certain abortions and related conduct; prohibiting the performance of certain abortions in city or town hospitals; prohibiting the performance of certain abortions in hospital districts, county or county-city/town hospitals; defining the term "medical assistance" as excluding care and services in connection with the performance of certain abortions and including the right not to perform pathological examination of abortion tissue.
SB 192 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the conveyance of certain state real property by the Texas Board of Corrections and to disposition of the proceeds.
SB 195 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the continuation, membership, administration, programs, and finances of the State Commission for the Blind and to change of its name.
SB 201 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the membership, operations, finances, powers and duties, and continuation of, and imposition of certain fees by the Anatomical Board of the State of Texas.
SB 204 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the continuation, term, duties, and operation of the office of Pecos River Compact Commissioner for Texas and cooperation of the Texas Department of Water Resources.
SB 205 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to continuation, term, rights, and duties of the office of Red River Compact Commissioner for Texas.
SB 207 Last Action: No action taken in s/c
Caption: Relating to grade requirements for participation in extracurricular activities.
SB 209 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the continuation, duties, and operations of the office of Rio Grande Compact Commissioner of Texas.
SB 225 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the continuation of the Texas Coastal and Marine Council and its administration, powers, and duties.
SB 249 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the organization, administration, powers, duties, jurisdiction, and continuation of the Texas Water Commission and the Texas Water Development Board; creating the River Authority Study Committee; relating to the transfer of water and sewer utility regulation to the Texas Water Commission from the Public Utility Commission of Texas; relating to certain powers and duties of the Railroad Commission of Texas and the Texas Department of Health; providing for frees and penalties; making appropriations.
SB 254 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the continuation of the office of the Gulf States Marine Fisheries Compact Commissioner for Texas and to notice of commission meetings.
SB 255 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the continuation, composition, powers, and duties of the office of Interstate Compact on Mental Health Administrator for Texas and to the annual report filed by the Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation.
SB 271 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the compensation for travel paid to directors of and delegates from a state soil and water conservation district.
SB 272 Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to voters in dissolution of soil and water conservation districts and the operation, powers, and duties of the State Soil and Water Conservation Board.
SB 273 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the regulation of architects; providing for fees and penalties.
SB 317 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to due dates for payments and reports under the Tax Code.
SB 340 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a supplemental appropriation to the Board of Nurse Examiners.
SB 350 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the issuance of bonds, including the issuance of bonds in book-entry form, by or on behalf of governmental entities and the validity of certain liens and pledges; preserving the exemption of anticipated sales and use taxes from a pledge or lien.
SB 384 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the continuation, composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Commission for the Deaf, to audit of the commission, to salaries of employees, and to the composition of the council on disabilities; making an appropriation.
SB 407 Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to certain requirements for and restrictions on English language courses and teachers who teach English language courses.
SB 444 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to implementation of the Federal Railroad Safety Act of 1970.
SB 488 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to regulation by the Railroad Commission of Texas of persons transporting a mobile classroom or simulator driver education unit; requiring certain insurance coverage.
SB 494 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the processing of absentee ballots voted by mail in elections in which voting machines are used.
SB 495 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the mineral development and leasing of lands owned by or under the jurisdiction of the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation; amending the Natural Resources Code, as amended, by amending Subsection (a) of Section 34.002 and by adding Sections 34.0511 and Sections 34.0512 through 34.0515; amending Article 6673a-1 and repealing Article 6673a-2,Revised Statutes.
SB 618 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the acquisitiion, development, maintenance, and financing of parks and recreational facilities for municipal utility districts; authorizing certain fees.
SB 762 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the conveyance of a right-of-way in certain state-owned property in Fort Bend County.
SB 808 Last Action: Meeting canceled
Caption: Relating to the levy, collection, and use of a junior college branch campus maintenance and capital expenditure tax.
SB 834 Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to certain administrative procedures used by the State Board of Dental Examiners in revocations, cancellations, or suspension of licenses and in considering complaints presented to the board.
SB 835 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the definition of public records and public information.
SB 892 Last Action: Considered in public hearing
Caption: Relating to jurisdiction over violations of laws, rules, ordinances, and regulations of certain navigation districts.
SB 1052 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to eligibility to receive services under the Crippled Children's Services Act.
SB 1053 Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to the University of Houston-Victoria.
SB 1054 Last Action: Transferred to Calendars Committee
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of real estate inspectors; providing for fees and the establishment of a real estate inspection recovery fund and its use; providing criminal and civil penalties.
SB 1057 Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the implementation of a comprehensive language services program.
SB 1198 Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Board of Regents of the University of Houston System; amending section 111.38 of the Texas Education Code; and declaring an emergency.
SB 1239 Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to certain exceptions from regulation under the Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies Act; providing for penalties.
SB 1291 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the annual registration of buses used exclusively for the transportation of members of certain organizations.
SB 1380 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to taking sand, gravel, marl, shell, and mudshell from Cedar Bayou in Aransas County.
SB 1388 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of and the placement of motor vehicles in motor vehicle storage facilities; providing for enforcement and for fees and their use; giving certain rights to owners of vehicles, as defined in the Act; imposing certain responsibility on the Texas Department of Labor and Standards.
SB 1389 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the establishment of equitable audit policies and procedures to be used for the Texas Department of Human Resources audits on private and public contractors providing goods and services to individuals involving the expenditure of federal funds and state matching funds.
SB 1390 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the purposes for which fees imposed on probationers may be used.
SB 1421 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the acquisition by purchase of existing roads by a road district.
SB 1425 Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of existing roads by a road district.
SB 1426 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, organization, administration, and financing of road districts encompassing territory in two or more contiguous counties.
SB 1441 Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the creation, duties, powers, and operation of the Texas Agricultural Finance Authority in the development of an agricultural financing program and providing for the issuance and characteristics of bonds.
SB 1456 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Turnpike Authority to pool turnpike projects and to accept loans from the State Highway and Public Transportation Commission.
SB 1484 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the dissolution of the Refugio County Memorial Hospital District.
SB 1485 Last Action: Tagged in committee
Caption: Relating to limitations on certain municipal annexations.
SCR 121 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing to the Texas Department of Water Resources and the Texas Water Commission to comply with the recommendations of the Governor's Select Committee on Water Quality Standards for the Colorado River.
SCR 186 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Permitting the conference committee on SB192 to adjust differences in House and Senate versions by setting a limit on proceeds set aside for the Department of Corrections.
SJR 11 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a change of the name of the Texas Water Development Board by statute.
SJR 43 Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the use of state funds for toll roads and turnpikes.
SR 31 Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. Robert A. Williamson.
SR 46 Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. David Watson.
SR 79 Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. F. L. Merian, Capitol Physician for the Day.
SR 140 Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. Harold High, Capitol Physician for the Day.
SR 166 Caption: Extending congratulations to Mrs. Doris Wyman.
SR 167 Caption: Extending congratulations to Mrs. Katie Mogonye.
SR 186 Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. Oscar Hall, Jr., Capitol Physician for the Day.
SR 264 Caption: Extending congratulations to Gerald Parker.
SR 267 Caption: Extending congratulations to Ben Rother.
SR 268 Caption: Commending the Reverend Kurt Hartmann.
SR 269 Caption: Extending congratulations to Gene Czaja.
SR 272 Caption: Commending Billy Maynard.
SR 273 Caption: Commending June Pape.
SR 274 Caption: Extending congratulations to Steve Best.
SR 275 Caption: Extending congratulations to Stanley Smith.
SR 282 Caption: Extending congratulations to Chuck Bloom.
SR 283 Caption: Extending congratulations to Rudolph Jahn.
SR 284 Caption: Extending congratulations to Mrs. Lenora Weinert.
SR 285 Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. Henry Lopez-Roman, Capitol Physician for the Day.
SR 291 Caption: Expressing gratitude to Dr. Nancy Dickey.
SR 304 Caption: Commending Gwen Anderson.
SR 306 Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. Barbara Conner, Capitol Physician for the Day.
SR 318 Caption: Commending the members of the Governor's Select Committee on Water Quality Standards for the Colorado River.
SR 349 Caption: Encouraging Texans to purchase 1985 stamps, decals, and artwork depicting the whooping crane.
SR 350 Caption: Memorial resolution for Francis Melvin "Captain Brownie" Brown.
SR 359 Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. Rick Edwards, Capitol Physician for the Day.
SR 374 Caption: Extending congratulations to Lady Bulldogs, Sweeny girls' high school basketball team.
SR 375 Caption: Extending congratulations to Bulldogs, Sweeny State Class AAA Basketball Championship title.
SR 376 Caption: Extending congratulations to Blackcats, Bay City Class AAAA Basketball Championship title.
SR 377 Caption: Extending congratulations to Stingarettes, Victoria, winner of Class AAAAA Girls' State High School Basketball tournament.
SR 409 Caption: Establishing Senate Special Committee on the Department of Human Resources Vendor Audits.
SR 482 Caption: Extending congratulations to Festival-Institute at Round Top on 15th anniversary.
SR 510 Caption: Extending congratulations to Lady Cats, Refugio High School winners of class 3A title in UIL Track and Field Championships.
SR 526 Caption: Expressing appreciation to Lavinia Griffith for donation of parkland.
SR 590 Caption: Recognition of the members of the Victoria Junior League.
SR 591 Caption: Commending O. T. Moore, Jr.
SR 592 Caption: Extending congratulations to Clark "Trey" Woodson III.
SR 593 Caption: Extending congratulations to Tracy Simien.
SR 594 Caption: Extending congratulations to Melissa Simmons.
69th 2nd Called Session
SCR 5 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting Congress to pass an act imposing an import fee on crude oil imported into the United States.
SR 53 Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. Barbara Conner, Capitol Physician for the Day.
SR 60 Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. Barton Romanek, Capitol Physician for the Day.
SR 85 Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. F. L. Merian, Capitol Physician for the Day.
69th 3rd Called Session
SB 47 Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to a temporary exemption from oil production taxes of oil produced from new wells.
SCR 8 Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Establishing a special interim committee to study energy and the energy industry; and requiring the committee to make a report to the legislature.
SR 7 Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. Thomas Mueller of La Grange, Capitol Physician for the Day.
SR 9 Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. Henry Lopez-Roman of Victoria, Capitol Physician for the Day.
SR 87 Caption: Extending congratulations to Ralph Roming.
68th Regular Session
SB 88 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to driving while intoxicated and homicide involving use of a motor vehicle.
SB 167 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to exempting commercial fishing boats and equipment from taxation as implements of husbandry.
SB 181 Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the right to eat lunch for teachers.
SB 217 Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to the transfer of a child from the juvenile court to a court having criminal jurisdiction and to examining trials and appeals in criminal cases.
SB 234 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the regulation of persons engaged in the business of planning, selling, installing, maintaining, or servicing fire protection sprinkler systems; prescribing the powers and duties of the State Board of Insurance, the State Fire Marshal, and the Fire Protection Advisory Council; stating the relationship of the Act to other laws; authorizing certain fees; providing a penalty.
SB 235 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the University of Houston System and the powers and duties of its board of regents; providing for the creation of a new university and changing the names of universities within the system.
SB 249 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the Matagorda Island State Park and Wildlife Management Area.
SB 259 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the authority to fill a vacancy in the office of a joint district-county clerk.
SB 261 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the perfection of a security interest in a motor vehicle.
SB 262 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to security interests in motorboats and outboard motors and providing for conflict of relevant provisions in the Parks and Wildlife Code and those in the Business and Commerce Code.
SB 307 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the conveyance of certain state-owned real property in Fort Bend County.
SB 367 Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to local government compensation for required removal of outdoor advertising.
SB 430 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to longevity pay for public school employees.
SB 431 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to sick leave for every teacher regularly employed in the public schools of Texas.
SB 432 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the regulation of health maintenance organizations.
SB 433 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to participation by a taxing unit that is located in more than one county in a single appraisal district and to provisions allowing withdrawal and participation in another single appraisal district.
SB 454 Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Fort Bend County Drainage District, to certain elections, to certain duties of the commissioners court, to notice, hearing, and application procedures, and to injunctive relief and civil penalties.
SB 499 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the election and terms of directors of the Lavaca Hospital District.
SB 594 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the application of sales and use tax to parts and accessories added to manufactured houses that are subject to the manufactured housing tax and relating to credits or refunds for sales in interstate commerce; providing penalties.
SB 690 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to validation of certain municipal annexations and other governmental acts and proceedings.
SB 691 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to the taxation of the gross receipts from bingo.
SB 707 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to the taxation of real property owned by a political subdivision if the property lies outside the boundaries of the political subdivision.
SB 738 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the application requirement for property tax exemptions for disabled veterans and the survivors of certain veterans.
SB 749 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to weight limitations for certain vehicles; authorizing the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation to make a contract.
SB 1004 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the creation, jurisdiction, powers and duties, terms, judge, personnel, and practice and procedures of the County Court at Law of Caldwell County.
SB 1024 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to a requirement that the courts of appeals make certain documents available to the attorney general.
SB 1025 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to abandoned motor vehicles, including certain motorboats, outboard motors, or vessels.
SB 1026 Last Action: Rules suspended
Caption: Relating to ecological matters in the consideration and issuance of and in the operation under certain water rights permits.
SB 1027 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the acquisition and content of a certificate of title for motorboats and outboard motors, to requirements for transfer of title, and to the creation and enforcement of liens on motorboats and outboard motors.
SB 1033 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county commissioners court to regulate the keeping of certain wild animals; providing a penalty.
SB 1034 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the collection of special expenses by an incorporated city, town, or village.
SB 1035 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the classification of misdemeanor criminal mischief offenses on the basis of the value of the property damaged or destroyed and the classification of misdemeanor theft offenses on the basis of the value of the property or service stolen.
SB 1036 Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority to regulate certain activities and to notice of prohibited activities; providing a penalty.
SB 1059 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to a cause of action for wrongful life or wrongful birth and to the failure or refusal of a person to prevent the live birth of a child.
SB 1111 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for certain equipment used to produce fuel for manufacturing processes.
SB 1112 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the distribution to political subdivisions and use of money received from the use and development of federal public land; giving the comptroller of public accounts certain responsibilities and duties.
SB 1113 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of the exercise of the power of eminent domain by certain river authorities.
SB 1156 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the disposition of abandoned securities and abandoned property in a safe deposit box or other safekeeping repository.
SB 1157 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the persons authorized to issue search warrants.
SB 1163 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the administration of licensing examinations for certain insurance agents by certain testing services.
SB 1180 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the state law providing that no person other than an elector resident may be appointed to any office by the governing body of a general law city.
SB 1212 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of land use restrictions contained in subdivision plats in certain counties.
SB 1322 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to size and weight limitations for vehicles operated across certain public highways and to indemnification to the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation for maintenance and repair of certain highways travelled by vehicles exceeding certain weight limitations.
SB 1351 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the validation of the adoption of a municipal home-rule charter and of certain governmental acts and proceedings under such a charter.
SB 1429 Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the relinquishment and release of all conditions of use, encumbrances, easements, requirements, reservations, trusts and limitations, concerning certain submerged land in Calhoun County, Texas, already conveyed to City of Port Lavaca, Texas by Patent dated September 29, 1921 of record in Volume 11, Page 517, Deed Records of Calhoun County, Texas.
SB 1438 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to movement of manufactured housing of certain dimensions over highways, roads, and streets in Texas.
SCR 11 Last Action: Filed without the Governor's signature
Caption: Granting CFW Construction Company permission to sue the state and the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation.
SCR 38 Last Action: Filed without the Governor's signature
Caption: Granting H.H. Becker permission to sue the State of Texas and the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation.
SCR 43 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Inviting the Honorable Tony Bonilla, National President of the League of United Latin American Citizens to address the Regular Session of the 68th Legislature in Joint Session on May 5, 1983 at 11:00 a.m.
SJR 6 Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a political subdivision to exempt from ad valorem taxation certain property of veterans' and fraternal organizations.
SJR 24 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the ad valorem taxation of real property owned by a political subdivision if the property lies outside the boundaries of the subdivision.
SR 46 Caption: Extending congratulations to the Refugio High School football team.
SR 84 Caption: Memorial resolution for Senator John Wilson.
SR 107 Caption: Commending Judge G. P. Hardy, Jr.
SR 124 Caption: Extending welcome to the Moulton High School Senior Class.
SR 152 Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. Ricky Edwards, Capitol Physician for the Day.
SR 158 Caption: Commending Morris Roberts for his service to the people of South Texas.
SR 194 Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. Fred L. Merian, Capitol Physician for the Day.
SR 201 Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. Harold High, Capitol Physician for the Day.
SR 206 Caption: Commending the Texas A&M Legislative Study Group.
SR 227 Caption: Expressing gratitude to Dr. Jerry W. Crabtree, Capitol Physician for the Day.
SR 228 Caption: Extending welcome to Cody Carruth, Honorary Page for the Day.
SR 234 Caption: Extending congratulations to Mrs. Faye Champion Holub.
SR 244 Caption: Memorial resolution for Mrs. Cheryl Pfluger Luedecke.
SR 258 Caption: Extending welcome to the Victoria Children's Choir and Chorus.
SR 259 Caption: Inviting the Round Rock High School band to perform in the State Capitol.
SR 307 Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. Robert A. Williamson, Capitol Physician for the Day.
SR 308 Caption: Extending congratulations to Belen De Leon, Jr.
SR 400 Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. Oscar E. Hall, Capitol Physician for the Day.
SR 407 Caption: Extending welcome to Jillian J. Madonna Villa.
SR 408 Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. Irwin Kurtz, Capitol Physician for the Day.
SR 423 Caption: Recognizing Thursday, April 7, 1983, as Nazareth Academy Day.
SR 436 Caption: Commending Johnny Preston for his courage.
SR 449 Caption: Extending congratulations to Gerald Schafer.
SR 478 Caption: Extending congratulations to Ms. Ruby Hahn Richardson.
SR 479 Caption: Extending welcome to Dr. James R. Sawyers, Capitol Physician for the Day.
SR 480 Caption: Extending welcome to Mason Thompson, Honorary Page for the Day.
SR 481 Caption: Extending welcome to Kathy Thompson, Honorary Page for the Day.
SR 482 Caption: Extending welcome to Danette Lehman, Honorary Page for the Day.
SR 491 Caption: Extending welcome to Stella Adame.
SR 492 Caption: Extending welcome to Natalie Sanchez.
SR 493 Caption: Extending welcome to Patricia Saenz.
SR 494 Caption: Extending welcome to Cindy Garcia.
SR 495 Caption: Extending welcome to Selina Muniz.
SR 496 Caption: Extending welcome to Evelyn Farias.
SR 497 Caption: Extending welcome to Rhonda Gonzalez.
SR 498 Caption: Extending welcome to Debby Barrera.
SR 499 Caption: Extending welcome to Yvonne Garza.
SR 500 Caption: Extending welcome to Delma Zapata.
SR 501 Caption: Extending welcome to Becky Armendariz.
SR 502 Caption: Extending welcome to Betty Louise Olivares.
SR 503 Caption: Extending welcome to Melinda Maxine Cortez.
SR 504 Caption: Extending welcome to Irma Linda Ybarra.
SR 505 Caption: Extending welcome to Andriana Gomez.
SR 506 Caption: Extending welcome to Michelle Zepeda.
SR 507 Caption: Extending welcome to Sandra Mesa.
SR 508 Caption: Extending welcome to Yvonne Fuentes.
SR 509 Caption: Extending welcome to Brenda Lee Martinez.
SR 510 Caption: Extending congratulations to Dr. and Mrs. Bruce Golemon.
SR 515 Caption: Extending welcome to the Junior and Senior Classes from Austwell-Tivoli High School.
SR 520 Caption: Extending welcome to the Refugio Extension Homemakers.
SR 525 Caption: Extending welcome to the students from Cuero High School.
SR 526 Caption: Extending welcome to the Junior and Senior Classes from Nordheim High School.
SR 562 Caption: Extending congratulations to the Round Rock Rotary Club.
SR 566 Caption: Extending welcome to the students from Voight Elementary School.
SR 587 Caption: Extending welcome to Jennifer Frizell, Honorary Page for the Day.
SR 588 Caption: Extending welcome to Darla Matthews, Honorary Page for the Day.
SR 595 Caption: Extending welcome to Heather Shaw, Honorary Page for the Day.
SR 620 Caption: Recognizing April 11, 1983, as Our Lady of Victory School Day.
SR 635 Caption: Extending welcome to Paula Ohlendorf, Honorary Page for the Day.
SR 636 Caption: Extending congratulations to Christi Wiser, Honorary Page for the Day.
SR 640 Caption: Extending congratulations to Refugio's seventh grade girls' track team.
SR 641 Caption: Extending congratulations to Mrs. Rhoda Lister, 1983-1984 Queen of the Mid-Coastal Nursing Home.
SR 660 Caption: Extending congratulations to Alan Young.
SR 682 Caption: Extending congratulations to Ronald Sowell.
SR 683 Caption: Extending congratulations to William "Bill" Russell.
SR 684 Caption: Extending congratulations to Jeff Spaw.
SR 719 Caption: Extending congratulations to Clay Marek.
SR 720 Caption: Extending congratulations to Chad Patshke.
SR 721 Caption: Extending congratulations to Kent Pruett.
SR 722 Caption: Extending congratulations to Simon Robinson.
SR 723 Caption: Commending Mrs. Naomi Chase.
SR 724 Caption: Commending Ms. Kathy Courtemanche.
SR 725 Caption: Extending congratulations to Ms. Sharon Wolf.
SR 726 Caption: Extending congratulations to FFA Dairy Cattle Judging team members from Hutto.
SR 727 Caption: Extending congratulations to Miss Cornelia Smith.
SR 728 Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Ken Martin.
SR 729 Caption: Extending congratulations to Miss Jo Nell Miles.
SR 730 Caption: Extending congratulations to Joseph Charles Esterak.
SR 762 Caption: Extending congratulations to City of Rosenberg on occasion of 100th birthday.
SR 763 Caption: Extending congratulations to citizens of Rockport.
SR 764 Caption: Extending congratulations to Penny Morris and Jo Evelyn Goldsmith.
SR 765 Caption: Extending congratulations to James Lott.
SR 766 Caption: Commending Joe Cherry.
SR 767 Caption: Extending congratulations to Ms. Sheila Psencik.
SR 768 Caption: Commending Mrs. Nell Williams.
SR 769 Caption: Extending congratulations to Police Officer Edward P. Doran.
SR 770 Caption: Extending congratulations to Woodsboro High School track team.
SR 771 Caption: Extending congratulations to Refugio High School track team.
SR 772 Caption: Extending congratulations to Carolyn Ckodre.
SR 773 Caption: Extending congratulations to Lynda Kridler.
SR 774 Caption: Extending congratulations to Jesica Grunden.
SR 775 Caption: Extending congratulations to Steve Scott.
SR 776 Caption: Extending congratulations to Michael Zlock, Rebecca Ward and Rosendo Ramirez, Jr.
68th 1st Called Session
SB 2 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the continuation of the Texas Employment Commission.
SB 25 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation of the constitutional office of criminal district attorney of Fayette County and the powers and duties of the district attorney of the 155th Judicial District.
SR 17 Caption: Extending congratulations to Denver Edward Perkins.
SR 23 Caption: Extending congratulations to the Kenedy Lions baseball team.
SR 24 Caption: Extending congratulations to Carole Johnson.
68th 2nd Called Session
SB 33 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, financing, and dissolution of road utility districts under Article III, Section 52, of the Texas Constitution, to conveyance of completed facilities to certain governmental entities, and to certain powers and duties of the State Highway and Public Transportation Commission.
SB 40 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation of the constitutional office of criminal district attorney of Fayette County; abolishing the office of county attorney of Fayette County; conforming the jurisdiction and powers and duties of the district attorney of the 155th Judicial District.
SB 41 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to creation of the constitutional office of criminal district attorney of Lee County and the powers and duties of the district attorney of the 21st Judicial District.
SR 49 Caption: Welcoming Dr. Jerry W. Crabtree.
SR 76 Caption: Proclaiming the Texas Zoo in Victoria as the National Zoo of Texas.
SR 124 Caption: Commending the Texas Historical Commission.
SR 125 Caption: Congratulating the Travis Middle School.
SR 269 Caption: Commending Edward S. Reese.
SR 272 Caption: Expressing appreciation to Carl Richie, Jr.
67th Regular Session
HB 110 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to notice concerning gasoline supplies during a disaster.
HB 139 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to a duty-free lunch period for teachers.
HB 203 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to creation of the 267th Judicial District, composed of Calhoun, Dewitt, Goliad, Jackson, Refugio, and Victoria counties, and reorganization of the 135th Judicial District.
HB 281 Last Action: Reported from subcommittee with substitute
Caption: Relating to public utility commission authority to define the area to be included within a local telephone exchange.
HB 313 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to legislative review of proposed ans existing rules of state agencies.
HB 317 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to residence homestead exemptions and to additional sales and use taxes and state funds to replace revenues lost because of the exemptions.
HB 413 Last Action: Committee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the county regulation of the possession and use of glass containers on coastal beaches.
HB 639 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to special license plates for county judges.
HB 722 Last Action: Rules suspended
Caption: Relating to real estate brokers and salesmen amending the Texas Mobile Home Standards Act.
HB 782 Last Action: Rules suspended
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of real estate brokers and real estate salesman; amending The Real Estate License Act, as revised and amended.
HB 910 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to predator control from aircraft in Aransas, Calhoun, Jim Wells, and Victoria counties.
HB 961 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to shrimping in major bays.
HB 1169 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the lease of lands by certain state agencies.
HB 1171 Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the audit powers of the comptroller of public accounts.
HB 1368 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to civil liability for conduct pertaining to the transportation or storage of hazardous materials.
HB 1372 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the lease of a county's real property.
HB 1373 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to prohibition of certain conduct of the legal counsel and governing body members of a regional planning commission.
HB 1419 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to preparatory training for law enforcement officers.
HB 1526 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the lease of certain state-owned land for developing oil and gas.
HB 1560 Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to executive and legislative review of rules of state agencies.
HB 1561 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to prohibition of certain conduct of the legal counsel and governing body members of a regional planning commission.
HB 1593 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to property tax exemptions for residence homesteads and the replacement of certain lost property tax revenue. pref. no. 131
HB 1674 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to ad valorem tax administration.
HB 2033 Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to limitation on issuance of disposal well permits in certain counties.
HB 2034 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Transportation
Caption: Relating to permits for the movement on state highways of certain overweight or oversized motor vehicles.
HB 2304 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the date for creation of the County Court at Law No. 2 of Victoria County.
HB 2305 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the compensation and car allowance of commissioners of drainage districts in Victoria County.
HB 2320 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Calhoun County Hospital District.
HCR 90 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting the Historical Commission to authorize a historical marker at the grave site of Sidney Roper Weisiger.
HJR 6 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to require voter approval to impose a personal income tax.
HJR 7 Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for legislative review of rulemaking by executive agencies.
HJR 16 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize exemption of residence homesteads from property taxation for any purpose other than retirement of indebtedness.
HJR 60 Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for the power of initiative and referendum.
HR 5 Caption: Congratulating Representative and Mrs. Stan Schlueter.
HR 59 Caption: Naming John Swoboda, Sr., as Free Enterprise Man of the Year for 1981.
HR 298 Caption: Commending the Progressive Service League of Calhoun County.
67th 1st Called Session
HB 32 Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to ad valorem tax administration.
HB 119 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Environmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to commercial shrimping.
HCR 44 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting a moratorium on increased assessment of livestock and poultry.
67th 2nd Called Session
HCR 8 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring the Jackson Puppeteers and Hobby Club.
HCR 9 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating the Victoria High School Stingarettes.
HCR 22 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating the Refugio High School Track Team.
HCR 23 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating the Woodsboro High School Track Team.
HJR 7 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment exempting implements of husbandry from ad valorem taxation.
66th Regular Session
HB 380 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to exempting certain motor vehicles from ad valorem taxation.
HB 563 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Matagorda Island State Park.
HB 591 Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: Relating to the practice of law by a person retired under the Judicial Retirement System of Texas.
HB 994 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to persons authorized to conduct marriage ceremonies.
HB 1134 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the liability of a political subdivision for certain acts of officers and employees.
HB 1966 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to recovery of expenses of removal of a substandard building by a home-rule city.
HB 2253 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to creation of County Court at Law No. 2 of Victoria County and membership of the juvenile board.
HJR 36 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing exemption ad valorem taxation of motor vehicles that are not used in business.
HJR 60 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the imposition of personal income taxes.
HR 60 Caption: Commending the O'Connor family of Victoria.