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Legislation authored by Rodney Tow

Includes legislation with Rodney Tow as the primary author for the 67th through 68th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

68th Regular Session
HB 584 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to grievance procedures for state employees.
HB 1540 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the 348th Judicial District, composed of Montgomery County.
HB 1541 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the terms of certain personal property leases.
HB 2307 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of County Court at Law No. 1 of Montgomery County and of the County Court at Law No. 2 of Montgomery County.
HB 2308 Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of the County Court at Law No. 3 of Montgomery County.
HB 2315 Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Speaker
Caption: Relating to the creation of a local San Jacinto River Authority fund and its revenue and use; providing penalties.
HB 2427 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, and financing of the Montgomery County Flood Control District; providing a civil penalty.
HCR 257 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating October as "Crime Stoppers Month" in Texas.
67th Regular Session
HB 493 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation of the 275th Judicial District, composed of Montgomery County.
HB 494 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the duties of the district attorneys of the 9th, 155th, and 258th judicial districts.
HB 554 Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to annexation by a municipality of territory outside the county in which plurality of its population resides.
HB 555 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the punishment for cruelty to animals.
HB 556 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the importation of grass carp for release into certain water.
HB 604 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to subdivision regulation by certain counties.
HB 616 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to coal, lignite, and other minerals other than oil and gas on land of the Texas Department of Corrections.
HB 691 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation of the County Court at Law No. 2 of Montgomery County and the jurisdiction and compensation of the judge of the County Court at Law No. 1 of Montgomery County.
HB 755 Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to authority of the board of corrections to grant easements for electrical substations.
HB 774 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to payments to convicts on discharge or release from the penitentiary.
HB 875 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Higher Education
Caption: Relating to establishment and operation of a school of vocational nursing at Sam Houston State University.
HB 923 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Higher Education
Caption: Relating to establishment and operation of a school of registered nursing at Sam Houston State University.
HB 968 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the creation of a judicial district, composed of Grimes, Madison, and Leon counties, the reorganization of the 12th Judicial District, and the duties of the district attorney of the 258th Judicial District of Trinity County.
HB 1223 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid in public high schools.
HB 1341 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an appropriation to the Department of Corrections.
HB 1425 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the investigation of offenses committed in a facility of the Texas Department of Corrections.
HB 1426 Last Action: Committee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to annexation of additional territory by a city before the city provides municipal services to its existing territory.
HB 1427 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Liquor Regulation
Caption: Relating to the state fee for an industrial alcohol manufacturer's permit.
HB 1428 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to continuing legal education for judges of the municipal courts.
HB 1653 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
Caption: Relating to an appropriation to Walker County for the expense of criminal prosecutions.
HB 1669 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to state payment for expenses arising from a criminal prosecution for an offense committed by a prisoner or employee of the department of corrections.
HB 1802 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to ad valorem taxation of certain publicly owned property used to provide housing for private purposes.
HB 2192 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to importation of grass carp for release into the water of Lake Conroe.
HB 2193 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation of the County Court at Law No. 2 of Montgomery County and the jurisdiction and compensation of the judge of the County Court at Law No. 1 of Montgomery County.
HB 2248 Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to regulate outdoor advertising.
HB 2249 Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to state payment for expenses arising from a criminal prosecution for an offense committed by a prisoner or employee of the department of corrections.
HB 2290 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to contracts between the State Highway and Public Transportation Commission and the Texas Board of Corrections for the provision of inmate labor for state highway system improvement.
HB 2332 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the quartering of prisoners on work furlough. pref. no. 33.
HB 2339 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the election of directors of the Montgomery County Hospital District, to notice of meetings of directors, and to the sale or lease of certain district land.
HCR 141 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Billy Max Moore.
HCR 142 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Warden Wallace Pack.
HCR 158 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating the Texas Criminal Justice Center.
HR 34 Caption: Commending Harry Ahysen on being selected as Texas State Artist.
HR 55 Caption: Congratulation the Huntsville High School Hornets football team.
HR 102 Caption: Congratulating the Sam Houston State University basketball team.
HR 238 Caption: Commending Ruth Crippen.
HR 250 Caption: Congratulating Howard and Audrey Gray.
HR 343 Caption: Commending Arthur Jack King.
HR 364 Caption: Congratulating R. L. Jones.
67th 1st Called Session
HB 9 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to state payment for expenses arising from a criminal prosecution for an offense committed by a prisoner or employee of the department of corrections.
HB 10 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Security and Sanctions
Caption: Relating to the investigation of offenses committed in a facility of the Texas Department of Corrections.
HB 100 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Corrections to transfer land to the Texas Department of Public Safety.
HCR 18 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating the Sam Houston State University Lady Bearkat softball team.
HCR 19 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating the Sam Houston State University golf team.
67th 2nd Called Session
HB 9 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to appropriations for the support of various departments of state government for penal, adult correctional, and criminal justice purposes and for the conduct of elections and to appropriations for certain legal fees and court cost and expense.