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Legislation authored by John W. Bryant

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

67th Regular Session
HB 644 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to standards for the employment of public school professional personnel.
HB 737 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to magistrates for criminal proceedings in certain district courts.
HB 738 Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to creation of offenses relating to the sale of tickets to athletic or entertainment events.
HB 757 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Transportation
Caption: Relating to proof of financial responsibility on registration of a motor vehicle and on application for a driver's license and maintenance of proof of financial responsibility.
HB 2202 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to inclusion of certian motor busses and motor trucks under the state motor-vehicle assigned risk plan.
HB 2203 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the Penal Code definition of obscenity.
HB 2204 Last Action: Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to certification of specialties by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists.
HB 2205 Last Action: Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to certification of specialties by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists.
HB 2391 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the payment of the costs of an extradition.
HR 260 Caption: Welcoming the 73rd annual convention of Rotary International to Dallas.
67th 3rd Called Session
HR 12 Caption: Congratulating Mona Joy and William C. Smith.
66th Regular Session
HB 1556 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Transportation
Caption: Relating to proof of financial responsibility on registration of a motor vehicle and on application for a driver's license and maintenance of proof of financial responsibility.
HB 1575 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the reprimanding of teachers or the suspension of teaching certificates by the state commissioner of education.
HB 1576 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to medical and rehabilitative services for children.
HB 1810 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Transportation
Caption: Relating to a motor vehicle emissions inspection and maintenance program.
HB 1828 Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: Relating to the operation of motorboats having exhaust water manifolds in fresh water.
HCR 95 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Rules
Caption: Expressing appreciation to the Texas Congress of Parents and Teachers.
HCR 128 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Memorializing Congress to adopt Senator Bentsen's legislation ending revenue sharing for state governments.
65th Regular Session
HB 28 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the effect of resignation of certain public officers from an unexpired term of office after election to a succeeding term; and declaring an emergency.
HB 93 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Prohibiting expenditure of public funds of political subdivisions to influence the outcome of elections on measures and providing criminal and civil penalties and remedies for enforcement.
HB 232 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
Caption: Relating to the prohibition and disclosure of conflicts of interests of board members of community centers for mental health and mental retardation.
HB 307 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of a justice of the peace and a medical examiner to permit the taking of corneal tissue for transplants; and providing immunity in certain civil suits.
HB 308 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to required training for certain persons who may enucleate eyes for anatomical donations and declaring an eye bank as a legal donee of an anatomical gift.
HB 309 Last Action: Assigned to Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the return of stolen property to the rightful owner when no criminal trial is pending.
HB 319 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the requisites of an indictment, an information, and a complaint.
HB 488 Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to proof of financial responsibility on registration of a motor vehicle and on application for a driver's license and maintenance of proof of financial responsibility.
HB 489 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to county regulation of massage practitioners and establishments; providing penalties.
HB 527 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to unauthorized vehicles in fire lanes; removal; liability; and declaring an emergency.
HB 528 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to penalties for hindering secured creditors.
HB 614 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation of state and local charitable deduction committees and the authorization for all state agencies, boards, commissions, departments, and institutions to accept and process payroll deductions from officer and employees for contributions to certain charitable heatlth and welfare organizations.
HB 851 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to preventing execution of civil process in civil cause; providing a penalty.
HB 905 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the return of stolen property to the rightful owner when no criminal trial is pending.
HB 982 Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the election of members of the governing boards of certain countywide community college districts from single-member trustee districts and to the dates and manner of conducting the elections.
HB 983 Last Action: Assigned to Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to purchase or sale of tickets for admission to athletic events in excess of face value; providing a penalty.
HB 1143 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the withholding of workmen's compensation benefits to certain employees of political subdivisions.
HB 1144 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to pension contributions on offset workmen's compensation benefits to certain employees of political subdivisions.
HB 1815 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the appointment of deputies by duly elected constables.
HB 2073 Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Repealing the Admissions Tax.
HJR 21 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing an amendment to Article III, Section 5 and 24, of the Texas Constitution, to provide for annual regular sessions of the legislature.
HJR 23 Last Action: Assigned to Constitutional Amendments Calendar
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution to provide that the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house shall each receive an annual salary equal to two-thirds the annual salary of the governor.
64th Regular Session
HB 227 Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to investigations of nuisance telephone calls.
HB 228 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the salaries of purchasing agents in certain counties.
HB 229 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the carrying of weapons.
HB 342 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the authority of a department, agency, board, or political subdivision to convert land used for park purposes to another public use if the land was originally obtained for that use or the other use will not interfere with the use of the land as a park.
HB 377 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the effect of resignation of certain public officers from an unexpired term of office after election to a succeeding term.
HB 536 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to benefits paid for death and disability of a fireman from heart or lung disease.
HB 537 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to a county purchasing agent's power to purchase provisions for a county jail in certain counties.
HB 551 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to preventing the execution of process in a civil cause; providing a penalty.
HB 686 Last Action: Rules suspended
Caption: Relating to the penalty for the commission of the offense of prostitution.
HB 778 Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to regulation of rates and policy forms of professional liability insurance covering persons engaged in the practice of medicine.
HB 846 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the types of alcoholic beverages that may be served and consumed on the premises of private clubs.
HB 847 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the practice of law by law students.
HB 915 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the color of the symbols, tabs, or other devices to be attached to license plates for registration year 1976.
HB 916 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to making an anatomical gift by executing a statement on the reverse side of a driver's license.
HB 917 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to a judge's discretion in a temporary commitment hearing for a mentally ill person.
HB 1090 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the incorporation of certain sections of the general workmen's compensation law into the workmen's compensation provisions for employees of political subdivisions.
HB 1098 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the date when a registered architect may be subject to having his or her certificate to practice architecture in this state revoked.
HB 1102 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to a court administrator system for certain district courts.
HB 1117 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Revenue and Taxation
Caption: Relating to excluding from the sales price of coins or currency the face value of United States coin or currency.
HB 1178 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Revenue and Taxation
Caption: Relating to exempting from the sales tax certain newspapers and printing charges for certain newspapers distributed freely.
HB 1244 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the appointment of a retired judge of a domestic relations or special juvenile court to sit for the regular judge of a domestic relations or special juvenile court.
HB 1457 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to a court administrator system for certain district courts.
HB 1458 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to transporting certain copper; providing a penalty.
HB 1477 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to permitting the regulation of motorcycles and motor driven cycles on private property by an incorporated city or town; relating to prosecution for violation of local ordinance which regulates motorcycles or motor driven cycles on private property.
HB 1491 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to jurisdiction for actions for forcible entry and detainer.
HB 1546 Last Action: Reported from subcommittee with substitute
Caption: Relating to the regulation of sexual conduct and sexual contact during a massage performed for a fee; providing penalties.
HB 1547 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the issuance of certificates of indebtedness by certain counties for certain purposes.
HB 1709 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the establishment, jurisdiction, and operation of municipal courts of record for the purpose of hearing non-traffic cases in any city with a population of more than 800,000 as determined by the last preceding federal census and providing for municipal judges and other personnel of the courts; prescribing the appeals from municipal courts of record; providing an effective date.
HB 1759 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to rates made, demanded, or received by telephone companies as defined in this Act.
HB 1760 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to the weekly compensation benefits paid to injured employees or their beneficiaries under the workmen's compensation law; providing an effective date.
HB 1761 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to eliminating the 401 week limitation on certain workmen's compensation benefits.
HB 1762 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the interest rate on certain workmen's compensation benefits.
HB 1966 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the licensing of beauty culture schools by the Texas Cosmetology Commission.
HB 2225 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to permitting any magistrate to grant an order of protective custody for a proposed mental patient in counties with a population in excess of 1,200,000.
HCR 95 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Transportation
Caption: Relating to directing the Department of Public Safety to continue enforcing the 55 mile-per-hour speed limit.