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Legislation authored by Bennie Bock II

Includes legislation with Bennie Bock II as the primary author for the 63rd through 67th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

67th Regular Session
HB 342 Last Action: Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the mandatory transfer to a criminal court of certain children who have previously been found to have committed a felony offense.
HB 343 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the application of the Professional Prosecutors Act to Caldwell County.
HB 344 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the creation of the constitutional office of criminal district attorney of Caldwell County, abolishing the office of county attorney in that county, and conforming the jurisdiction of the D.A. of the 22nd Judicial Dist.
HB 345 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the requirement of notice to the juvenile court and prosecuting attorney before a delinquent child may be released on supervision.
HB 346 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the compensation of certain court reporters.
HB 347 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the exemption of certain peace officers from regulation under the Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies Act.
HB 348 Last Action: Committee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the compensation of reserve deputy sheriffs and reserve deputy constables.
HB 356 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to mileage allowances for constables and deputy constables.
HB 357 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to compulsory attendance in public schools.
HB 360 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the interception and use of wire or oral communications.
HB 363 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the conditions under which shock probation may be granted.
HB 542 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the composition and operations of the Sunset Advisory Commission.
HB 550 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Government Organization
Caption: Relating to continuation of the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists and regulation of psychologists.
HB 654 Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to the right of way of vehicles on an access road of a controlled access highway.
HB 726 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the authority of counties to regulate junkyards.
HB 904 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Government Organization
Caption: Relating to regulation of chiropractors and continuation of the Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners.
HB 905 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Government Organization
Caption: Relating to continuation of the State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and the regulation of engineers.
HB 906 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of radioactive material.
HB 907 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Government Organization
Caption: Relating to operators of devices that are intended to determine if a person is telling the truth.
HB 919 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the sale for cash of devices designed to extract brewery products from legal containers.
HB 1130 Last Action: Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to regulation of the possession of wildlife resources under the Uniform Wildlife Regulatory Act.
HB 1197 Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Providing for fees for service and support and maintenance of mentally retarded persons.
HB 1229 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to litter abatement and recycling.
HB 1304 Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the clarification, revision, and amendment of the Texas Business and Commerce Code.
HB 1305 Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the clarification, revision, and amendment of the Texas Business and Commerce Code.
HB 1328 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the imposition and use of certain filing fees and costs in and for the jurisdiction of certain courts of Comal County.
HB 1434 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Parks and Wildlife Department to lease state park land for grazing or farming.
HB 1435 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to hunting from vehicles, hunting at night, and selling and purchasing birds and animals, and confiscation procedures.
HB 1527 Last Action: Committee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain activities having to do with radioactive material.
HB 1529 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the regulation of litter.
HB 1530 Last Action: Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to regulate and control the establishment, operations, and reclamations of limestone quarries and land encompassed thereby, providing for local option to implement the same.
HB 1533 Last Action: Companion document considered in lieu of
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, and financing of the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority.
HB 1582 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to certain fees charged by the Commissioner of the General Land Office.
HB 1676 Last Action: Comm. report printed & sent to Comm. on Local & Consent Cal.
Caption: Relating to regulation of political advertising.
HB 2024 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to issuance of certain permits for oil and gas and certain other mineral development on public school land.
HB 2238 Last Action: Comm. report printed & sent to Comm. on Local & Consent Cal.
Caption: Relating to certain river authorities and to the powers, rights, authority, privileges of such river authorities in connection with the sale of revenue bonds or notes.
HB 2299 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to compensation of the board of directors of the Plum Creek Conservation District.
HB 2312 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to terms of the 274th District Court.
HCR 10 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Rules
Caption: Requesting Board of Regents of the University of Texas System to name the Special Events Center in honor of Frank C. Erwin, Jr.
HCR 15 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to creation of a committee to designate a Texas State Artist.
HCR 33 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Requesting Congress to call a constitutional convention to limit length of congressional sessions.
HJR 30 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the number of years a person may serve as a speaker of the house of representatives.
67th 2nd Called Session
HB 2 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Transportation
Caption: Relating to the right-of-way of vehicles on an access road of a controlled access highway.
66th Regular Session
HB 44 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the creation of the School Property Tax Relief fund; providing for the dedication of certain sales tax revenues for the maintenance and operations of local school districts; providing for local and valorem property tax reductions.
HB 45 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the creation and distribution of the School Property Tax Relief fund.
HB 46 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the creation and distribution of the school property tax relief fund.
HB 258 Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to compensation of the directors of the Edwards Underground Water District.
HB 259 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to separate ballots for submission of propositions.
HB 346 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the County Court at Law of Comal County.
HB 368 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the transcription of proceedings for the statement of facts in appeals of criminal cases.
HB 485 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to uniform procedural rules for district courts.
HB 549 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to repeal of certain obsolete statutes.
HB 567 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the membership, liability of members, and powers of a partnership.
HB 669 Last Action: Sent to Local and Consent Calendar Committee
Caption: Relating to trades of public free school fund lands.
HB 801 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to payment of construction contracts by municipal utility districts.
HB 852 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Repealing the law requiring cuspidors in railway stations and on passenger trains.
HB 893 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the consolidation of the State Board of Registration for Public Surveyors and the Board of Examiners for Licensed State Land Surveyors; providing a penalty.
HB 997 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the terms of court of the 22nd and 207th District Courts.
HB 1320 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the franchise tax for certain corporations organized for the exclusive purpose of holding title to property, collecting income therefrom, and turning over the entire amount thereof, less expenses, to a non-profit corporation.
HB 1321 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Authorizing the Comptroller to accept federal monies for agencies upon compliance with state and federal laws.
HB 1495 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the commercial production of wine.
HB 1546 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to construction work on or under streets and roads dedicated to public use and other public works contracted for by the state or any political subdivision thereof; clarifying the effect of completion and acceptance of work performed under contracts relating thereto; specifying the extent of a contractor's liability.
HB 1547 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the sale of beer purchased for resale at festivals or civic celebrations.
HB 1548 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to local option elections and certain duties of the city secretary in cities that lie in several counties.
HB 1815 Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Revenue Administration
Caption: Relating to the creation and distribution of the school property tax relief fund for maintenance and operation of qualifying school districts; providing for local ad valorem property tax reductions; making an appropriation.
HB 1917 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to court authorization of donation of a kidney to prescribed persons by a mentally retarded person; and providing for hearing procedures and standards for said authorization.
HB 1918 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the allocation and use of certain cigarette tax revenue and related appropriations and transfers.
HB 2038 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the sale and distribution of and the means, methods, and fees for the catching of fish, shrimp, oysters, and other aquatic life and to related criminal and civil penalties; and to the applicability of the Uniform Wildfire Regulatory Act in Smith County.
HB 2039 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to the regulation, licensing, and taxing of horse racing and pari-mutuel wagering; defining offenses; and prescribing penalties.
HB 2153 Last Action: Again signed in the Senate
Caption: Relating to the approval of the Commissioners Court of Comal County of hunting and fishing regulations.
HB 2248 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the compensation of reserve deputy sheriffs and reserve deputy constables.
HCR 4 Last Action: Comm. report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Providing for a committee to name a Texas State Artist.
HCR 195 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Requesting the Texas Legislative Council to study scope of existing county ordinance-making authority.
HCR 228 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the Chief Clerk to make certain changes in enrolling H.B. No. 1918.
HR 15 Caption: Creating the General Investigating Committee of the House of Representatives.
HR 107 Caption: Creating a special interim committee to study the issue of organ transplants and organ donations involving minors and mentally incompetent persons.
HR 167 Caption: Directing state agencies to adopt procedures to inform board members of requirements for conducting public business.
HR 182 Caption: In memory of Americans who died in service to their country.
65th Regular Session
HB 99 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to probation and parole.
HB 100 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to incentive pay for certain peace officers.
HB 135 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Transportation
Caption: Relating to the amount and disposition of fines for certain traffic offenses.
HB 519 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Ad Valorem Tax Relief Fund; providing for the dedication of certain sales tax revenues for the maintenance and operations of local school districts; providing for local ad valorem property tax reductions.
HB 815 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Adopting the Alcoholic Beverage Code, a formal revision of the Texas Liquor Control Act; repealing the Texas Liquor Control Act, as amended.
HB 901 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the licensing state land surveyors as defined in this Act and the creation, administration, powers, duties, and functions of the Board of Examiners of Licensed State Land Surveyors; providing a penalty.
HB 902 Last Action: Assigned to Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to conditions for sale of certain public land.
HB 926 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the creation, jurisdiction, administration, and procedures of the County Court at Law of Comal County; making other provisions relative to the county court at law, the county court, and the district court in Comal County.
HB 1106 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to establishing certain fines for speeding violations and to the disposition of such fines in certain cases.
HB 1181 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: To be known as teh "Texas Caverns Protection Act"; relating to the defacing, damaging, and polluting of caves; the sale of spelothems; excavations; and providing penalties.
HB 1182 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to suits against a thief; providing additional liability for the parent of a child who commits a theft; allowing certain photographic evidence.
HB 1184 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to designation of an allergy on the reverse side of a license to operate a motor vehicle.
HB 1202 Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the retention of fees by counties from motor vehicle registration.
HB 1587 Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to closing by the Parks and Wildlife Commission on the request of the country commisssioners court of certain areas to hunting with firearms; providing a penalty.
HB 1588 Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to hours of sale of alcoholic beverages on January 1st of any year.
HB 1675 Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the fee exemption of a veteran for a license to operate a motor vehicle.
HB 1846 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the fee charged by the Texas Department of Health Resources for a delayed certificate of birth and for copies of vital statistics.
HB 1847 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the requirements of election returns made by the presiding judge of any election.
HB 1848 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Energy Resources
Caption: Relating to cooperation of certain public and private entities in the purchase, gathering, transportation, distribution, and sale of naural gas.
HB 1854 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the reporting of serologic tests for determining the existence of infectious syphillis in applicants for marrige licenses.
HB 2019 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the payment of certain fees for water permits; validating certain water permits as to payment of fees; containing other provisions relating to the subject.
HB 2076 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Creating the Texas Worker's Compensation Commission, abolishing the Texas Employment Commission and transferring its powers, duties, and functions to the Texas Worker's Compensation Commission.
HB 2177 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Environmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the Uniform Wildlife Regulatory Act and the proclamation issued under the Act to certain wildlife resources in Comal County.
HCR 58 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Texas Ranger Captain Manuel T. Gonzaullas.
HCR 70 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating April 14, 1977, as Herman Seele Day in Texas in honor of this first Texas public school teacher.
HJR 54 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Texas constitution to authorize the establishment of certain bingo games and raffles for the benefit of nonprofit charitable organizations.
HR 163 Caption: Commending Russell T. "Rusty" Kelley and staff of Supply and Services Division of House.
65th 2nd Called Session
HB 30 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the creation of the School Property Tax Relief fund; providing for the dedication of certain sales tax revenues for the maintenance and operations of local school districts; providing for local ad valorem property tax reductions.
HB 31 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the creation and distribution of the School Property Tax Relief fund.
HJR 49 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring a two-thirds vote in each house of the legislature to adopt a new or additional state tax or to increase the rate of an existing state tax.
64th Regular Session
HB 73 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the form of service of citation in a suit for divorce or annulment or to declare a marriage void.
HB 94 Last Action: Failed to pass to engrossment
Caption: Relating to the purchase and operation of school buses; repealing conflicting laws.
HB 95 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to marking school crosswalks.
HB 96 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to the determination of students eligible to receive transportation aid under the Foundation School Program.
HB 97 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Environmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to the licensing, registration, and certification of ownership of canoes; providing equipment regulations; making penalties applicable to certain violations.
HB 98 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to payment of assistance by the state to survivors of certain law enforcement officers, employees, and agents killed in the performance of their duties.
HB 99 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to autopsies and tests.
HB 138 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the composition of the State Board of Health.
HB 155 Last Action: Considered by committee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to sick leave for teachers employed in the public schools.
HB 288 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to incentive pay for certain peace officers.
HB 291 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Providing for the appointment of Parole Commissioners; fixing their duties and authority; providing for their method of appointment; and providing for their compensation and reimbursement for expenses.
HB 303 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the day designated as Veterans Day.
HB 355 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the probation and parole.
HB 356 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to authorizing as a condition of probation for children in need of supervision or delinquent children participation in work programs.
HB 405 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain fines for speeding violations.
HB 406 Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to certain fines for speeding violations.
HB 499 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Deleting certain definitions which will be placed in the State Department of Health regulations in order to eliminate any future conflict with federal definitions; relating to specifications and requirements for milk and milk products.
HB 521 Last Action: Reported from committee with substitute
Caption: Relating to the closing by the Parks and Wildlife Commission on the request of the county commissioners court of certain areas to hunting with firearms; providing a penalty.
HB 558 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Providing for an exception to the restrictions on the renewal of a mixed beverage permit held by a corporation.
HB 1005 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to providing a method by which percentages retained from partial payment under state highway contracts may be placed in escrow until the entire work has been completed.
HB 1419 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the possession of any intoxicating beverage at certain athletic events.
HB 1917 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Providing for incorporation of existing liquefied petroleum gas wholesale and retail dealers without relicensing; providing for minimum storage requirements for retail and wholesale dealers but excepting certain dealers licensed prior to September 1, 1975, and certain other dealers; providing for relicensing after business cessation; amending the required insurance coverages.
HB 1918 Last Action: Returned from the House
Caption: Relating to county medical examiners.
HB 1919 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Revenue and Taxation
Caption: Relating to exempting from the motor vehicle retail sales and use tax certain trailer houses that are sold with real estate; imposing a tax on the removal from land of certain trailer houses previously exempted.
HB 1920 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Amending the Revised Civil Statutes of Texas.
HB 1921 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to municipal annexation.
HB 1922 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the valuation of land designated for agricultural use under Article VIII, Section 1-d, of the Texas Constitution.
HB 1923 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the creation of a juvenile board in each of the counties of Colorado, Lavaca, Gonzales, and Guadalupe; providing for a juvenile officer in each county.
HCR 20 Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: In memory of Honorable Raymond A. Bartram.
HCR 163 Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Requesting the House to return HB 1918 to the Senate for further consideration.
HJR 95 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Revision
Caption: Relating to changing the conditions required for the assessment of land designated for agricultural use.
HR 53 Caption: Congratulating Ruth M. Brown.
HR 104 Caption: Congratulating the Order of the Sons of Hermann.
HR 209 Caption: Commending Orea Guffin and her staff.
HR 214 Caption: Commending Gale Kloesel and his staff.
63rd Regular Session
HB 467 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to filing certain accident reports with cities.
HB 550 Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to arrests for speeding violations by peace officers commissioned by incorporated cities and towns.
HB 715 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the per diem for the board of directors of the Plum Creek Conservation District.
HB 810 Last Action: Rules suspended
Caption: Relating to the terms of court of the 25th Judicial District.
HB 1682 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the abolition of the County School Superintendent and the Board of School Trustees in Caldwell County; and declaring an emergency.
HCR 38 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Reapportionment
Caption: Resolving that the Texas Legislature urges the Attorney General of Texas to forthwith terminate further legal proceedings in Bob Bullock v. Dan Weiser et al.
HCR 121 Last Action: Reported favorably
Caption: Creating a joint Meat Market Study Committee.
HR 41 Caption: Urging Attorney General to terminate further legal proceedings in Bob Bullock v. Dan Weiser, et al.
63rd 1st Called Session
HR 10 Caption: Concerning the State Board of Insurance regulations relative to the new Texas Speed Limit Act, First Called Session, 63rd Legislature.