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Legislation authored by Bill Clayton

Includes legislation with Bill Clayton as the primary author for the 58th through 67th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

67th Regular Session
HB 3 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to creation of a committee to study laws about the conduct of public servants.
HB 427 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to the designation of The Erwin Center at The University of Texas at Austin.
HB 1559 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to payment of social security contributions for state employees and state-paid judges.
HB 1569 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Water Bond Guaranty Program to guarantee certain bonds of political subdivisions issued for water-related purposes.
HB 1589 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of a public interest in a private road.
HB 1903 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the making, accepting, and reporting of political contributions and expenditures.
HB 2250 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the rate of the state property tax.
HB 2277 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the taxation of certain motor fuels and to the allocation and disposition of state revenue for highways.
HB 2278 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to construction of the Human Services Center.
HB 2279 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf.
HB 2284 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the capitalization rate used to determine the appraised value for tax purposes of agricultural and timber land.
HCR 29 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of the Honorable Olin E. Teague.
HJR 33 Last Action: Point of order sustained
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment dedicating the state's surplus revenue to special funds in the state treasury to be used for retiring state debt and for water development, water conservation and water quality enhancement purposes.
HJR 111 Last Action: Rules suspended
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to construction and related activities at state institutions of higher education.
HR 72 Caption: Commending former state Representative James L. Slider.
HR 125 Caption: Congratulating the Nazareth High School Swiftettes girls basketball team.
HR 139 Caption: Congratulating Representative James E. "Pete" Laney.
HR 202 Caption: Commending Dr. Abner McCall.
HR 276 Caption: Honoring former House members on the occasion of Speaker's Day.
HR 279 Caption: Commending Speaker Pro Tempore Craig A. Washington.
HR 369 Caption: Commending R. D. "Dick" Kelly.
67th 1st Called Session
HB 4 Last Action: Rules suspended
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, and operation of financial assistance and guaranty programs for water conservation, development, and enhancement and for flood control.
HB 8 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, and operation of financial assistance and guaranty programs for water conservation, water development, water quality enhancement, flood control, or any combination of these purposes.
HCR 9 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Extending wishes for a speedy recuperation to Odis Havis.
HCR 17 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Welcoming Burt Reynolds, Dolly Parton, and the production company of "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas".
HCR 34 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Dorothy Biggers Cartwright.
HJR 6 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to dedicate excess state revenue to certain special funds, to authorize state guarantee of certain local government obligations, and to increase the allowable interest rate on certain bonds.
67th 2nd Called Session
HB 1 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to appropriations, distributions, and authorizations for the construction of permanent improvements, acquisition of land, and major repair and rehabilitation projects at certain institutions of higher education.
HCR 19 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of former state representative Billy Williamson.
HCR 27 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending Thomas M. Keel, director of the Legislative Budget Board, upon his retirement.
HJR 1 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Amending the constitution to repeal the state property tax.
HJR 11 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the maximum interest rate allowed on state general obligation bonds.
HR 21 Caption: Declaring legislative intent regarding Section 3.06(d) (5) of the Medical Practices Act.
HR 45 Caption: Commending state Representative Tommy Adkisson.
HR 46 Caption: Commending state Representative Henry E. Allee.
HR 47 Caption: Commending state Representative John W. Bryant.
HR 48 Caption: Commending state Representative Bill Clark.
HR 49 Caption: Commending state Representative Ronald D. Coleman.
HR 50 Caption: Commending state Representative Bo Crawford.
HR 51 Caption: Commending state Representative Paul Elizondo.
HR 52 Caption: Commending state Representative Frank E. Hartung.
HR 53 Caption: Commending state Representative Don Henderson.
HR 54 Caption: Commending state Representative Jerry L. Benedict.
HR 55 Caption: Commending state Representative Dan Kubiak.
HR 56 Caption: Commending state Representative Ted B. Lyon, Jr.
HR 57 Caption: Commending state Representative E. Douglas McLeod.
HR 58 Caption: Commending state Representative Robert "Bob" Maloney.
HR 59 Caption: Commending state Representative Lynn Nabers.
HR 60 Caption: Commending state Representative Don Rains.
HR 61 Caption: Commending state Representative Chris V. Semos.
HR 62 Caption: Commending state Representative Tim Von Dohlen.
HR 63 Caption: Commending state Representative John Whitmire.
HR 64 Caption: Commending state Representative Larry Browder.
HR 65 Caption: Commending state Representative David London.
HR 66 Caption: Commending state Representative Bobby Webber.
HR 68 Caption: Commending state Representatives James E. "Pete" Laney.
HR 69 Caption: Commending the Legislative, Financial, and Service Divisions of the House of Representatives.
HR 70 Caption: Commending the Speaker's staff.
HR 71 Caption: Commending the staff of the Texas Legislative Council.
67th 3rd Called Session
HB 1 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to advances from the federal unemployment trust fund and the tax rates and usage base used in calculating contributions paid by employers.
HB 2 Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the tax rates and wage base used in calculating unemployment compensation contributions paid by employers.
HB 3 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation for payment of interest on advances from the federal unemployment trust fund.
66th Regular Session
HCR 66 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of The Honorable Homer Leonard, former Speaker of the House.
HCR 157 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating the Nazareth girls' basketball team.
HR 118 Caption: Honoring former Speaker Rayford Price.
HR 119 Caption: Honoring former Speaker W. S. Barron.
HR 120 Caption: Honoring former Speaker Reuben E. Senterfitt.
HR 121 Caption: Honoring former Speaker Price Daniel, Sr.
HR 122 Caption: Honoring former Speaker Claud H. Gilmer.
HR 123 Caption: Honoring former Speaker Jim Lindsey.
HR 124 Caption: Honoring former Speaker Robert W. Calvert.
HR 125 Caption: Honoring former Speaker Ben Barnes.
HR 126 Caption: Honoring former Speaker Durwood Manford.
HR 127 Caption: Honoring former Speaker Waggoner Carr.
HR 128 Caption: Honoring former Speaker Price Daniel, Jr.
HR 129 Caption: Honoring former Speaker James A. Turman.
HR 130 Caption: Honoring former Speaker Byron Tunnell.
HR 131 Caption: Honoring former Speaker G. F. "Gus" Mutscher.
65th Regular Session
HCR 170 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Expressing gratitude to Dick Strader.
HR 79 Caption: Honoring former Speaker Robert W. Calvert.
HR 80 Caption: Honoring former Speaker Homer Leonard.
HR 81 Caption: Honoring former Speaker, Justice Price Daniel, Sr.
HR 82 Caption: Honoring former Speaker Claud H. Gilmer.
HR 83 Caption: Honoring former Speaker Durwood Manford.
HR 84 Caption: Honoring former Speaker Reuben E. Senterfitt.
HR 85 Caption: Honoring former Speaker Waggoner Carr.
HR 86 Caption: Honoring former Speaker Byron Tunnell.
HR 87 Caption: Honoring former Speaker Ben Barnes.
HR 88 Caption: Honoring former Speaker G. F. "Gus" Mutscher.
HR 89 Caption: Honoring former Speaker Rayford Price.
HR 90 Caption: Honoring former Speaker Price Daniel, Jr.
64th Regular Session
HR 145 Caption: In memory of the Honorable Archie S. McDonald.
63rd Regular Session
HB 66 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to dissolution of the Bailey County Hospital District.
HB 219 Last Action: Subcommittee hearing notice posted
Caption: Relating to the fiscal year of the State.
HB 220 Last Action: Sent to Calendar Committee
Caption: Relating to the qualifications of directors and the reserves and depositories of state banks.
HB 221 Last Action: Commitee substitute
Caption: Relating to certain bank holidays.
HB 232 Last Action: Considered in public hearing
Caption: Relating to rules and regulations authority of the Banking Section of the Finance Commission.
HB 275 Last Action: Sent to Calendar Committee
Caption: Relating to certain limitations and exceptions for real estate loans by state banks.
HB 276 Last Action: Committee hearing notice posted
Caption: Relating to participation in real estate loans, dividends on savings accounts, and reorganization, merger, and consolidation by savings and loan associations.
HB 383 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to meetings, voting and term of office of the chairman of the Finance Commission.
HB 421 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Insurance
Caption: Relating to prescribing policy forms for certain kinds and lines of insurance.
HB 437 Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Relating to regulation of certain purchases of agricultural commodities for future delivery; providing penalties; and declaring an emergency.
HB 569 Last Action: Reported favorably as amended
Caption: Relating to alternative disclosure requirements and interest charges with regard to certain credit transactions; providing for administrative enforcement and criminal penalties.
HB 574 Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the creation, power, duties, financing, and procedure of the Republic of Texas Ranch Commission.
HB 747 Last Action: Committee hearing date
Caption: Relating to the requirement for bond to accompany all applications to drill exploratory wells, and wells for oil or gas or any purpose in connection therewith, or to redrill or deepen any old well, and providing for the amount of such required bonds and the conditions of the same and for new bond upon tranferral, sale, or assignment.
HB 776 Last Action: Reported favorably
Caption: Relating to certain interferences with the legislative process; providing penalties.
HB 777 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to consolidated bond and other similar obligations issued under the United States Farm Credit Act of 1971; and as later amended.
HB 778 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to notice to a tenant of an application for a distress warrant.
HB 779 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to changes in methods for appeal from the Water Well Driller's Board to the district court in the county in which the alleged violation occurred.
HB 780 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the construction, maintenance, repair, and removal of dams.
HB 1029 Last Action: Considered in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a state register for certain rules, notices, and other documents of certain public agencies.
HB 1042 Last Action: Considered in public hearing
Caption: Relating to a program for the prevention from, preparation for, response to, and relief or recovery from disasters.
HB 1043 Last Action: Committee hearing date
Caption: Relating to the creation of the 252nd Judicial District composed of Deaf Smith and Oldham Counties; providing for a shorthand reporter and adult probation officer for the 252nd Judicial District; reorganizing the 69th Judicial District; providing for the orderly transfer of cases, writs, processes, bonds, bail bonds, recognizances, complaints, informations, and indictments; abolishing the office of Criminal District Attorney of Deaf Smith County; creating the office of Criminal District Attorney for the 252nd Judicial District.
HB 1044 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to terms of office of directors of certain water supply corporations and sewer service corporations.
HB 1072 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to issuance and delivery of Certificates of Indebtedness for certain school building or refunding purposes.
HB 1142 Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Amending the Interagency Planning Councils Act by adding thereto a section requiring an Office of Information Systems within the Governor's staff, requiring the Governor's recommendations on all requests for acquiring data processing and telecommunications equipment.
HB 1143 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Clarifying authority of corporate guardians to sell or dispose of certain investments.
HB 1144 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Permitting a corporation, which shall include a national banking association and a state chartered bank, serving as trustee, executor, administrator, or guardian to sell without prior court approval shares of the capital stock of itself so owned or held by itself for any estate to any one or more of its stockholders, who are not at the time of said sale and purchase serving either as an officer or director of said corporation.
HB 1242 Last Action: Reported favorably
Caption: Relating to the development of regional and areawide waste collection, treatment, and disposal systems.
HB 1343 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Amending the Water Code, relating to functions of the Texas Water Development Board, functions of the Texas Water Quality Board, Texas Water Development Bonds, funding provisions, financial assistance to political subdivisions for water development projects, financial assistance to political subdivisions for water quality enhancement purposes, notice of hearings and continuances under the Texas Water Quality Act, appeal of actions of the Texas Water Quality Board, conditions, amendments, revocation and suspension of permits under the Texas Water Quality Act, and definitions under the Regional Waste Disposal Act; containing other provisions relating to the subject.
HB 1363 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to certain reports, permits, and duties required by the State Department of Health regarding death.
HB 1364 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Amending the Water Code to conform legislation enacted during the Regular Session of the 62nd Legislature.
HB 1567 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to changing the term of office of the Red River Compact Commissioner; providing that his compensation shall be as determined by the Legislature; exempting the Commissioner from the State Employees Retirement Act.
HB 1707 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Rules
Caption: Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of the fiscal review joint committee; and declaring an emergency.
HCR 16 Last Action: Filed without Governor's signature
Caption: Creating a joint interim study committee on surface mining operations.
HCR 61 Last Action: Filed without Governor's signature
Caption: Requesting the Agriculture Commissioner John White to make an immediate study of brand registration laws in force in surrounding states and report his findings and recommendations to the 63rd Legislature within 60 days or less.
HCR 62 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Creating a special interim study committee to study the problems associated with changing the State's fiscal year, etc.
HCR 158 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Administration
Caption: Creating joint interim committee to study reorganization of statutes creating water districts.
HJR 42 Last Action: Sent to Calendar Committee
Caption: Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution authorizing the legislature to exempt certain water supply corporations and cooperatives from the property tax on certain facilities.
HJR 49 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution by adding a complete New Constitution and repealing all conflicting articles and sections of the extent of their conflict and keeping the 1876 Constitution in effect as law until amended or repealed by two-thirds affirmative vote of each House of the Legislature.
HR 198 Caption: Creating a special interim committee to study feasibility of reorganization of statutes relating to creation and organization of water districts.
63rd 1st Called Session
HR 8 Caption: Congratulating the members and coaching staff of the Vega High School football team.
62nd Regular Session
HB 103 Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System.
HB 104 Caption: Relating to a temporary registration permit for trucks, truck-tractors, trailers, and semitrailers of a nonresident owner used in certain movement of farm products.
HB 105 Caption: Relating to the use of English as the basic language of instruction in all schools; setting a penalty.
HB 106 Caption: Relating to the inoculation and vaccination of children admitted to child caring institutions and facilities.
HB 107 Caption: Relating to the inoculation or vaccination of persons attending public schools or state-supported institutions of higher education.
HB 108 Caption: Relating to increasing the limited sales, excise, and use tax and allocating a portion of the proceeds of the tax to a special fund for the benefit of the public school districts of this state.
HB 343 Caption: Relating to adopting the Water Code, a formal revision of the general and permanent statues relating to water rights, water development, water quality control, river compacts, and general law districts.
HB 383 Caption: Relating to the collection of a certain county vehicle registration fee under certain circumstances.
HB 384 Caption: Relating to the compensation, expenses, and allowances of certain officers and employees paid wholly from county funds.
HB 520 Caption: Relating to prohibiting certain disruptive activities at state-supported institutions of higher education, providing sanctions for persons who engage in disruptive activities.
HB 521 Caption: Relating to rules promulgated by the State Board of Education.
HB 522 Caption: Relating to authorizing the governing board of a state-supported institution of higher education to levy and collect from applicants to that institution a nonrefundable application fee of not more than $20 for out of state residents and $10 for Texas residents.
HB 523 Caption: Relating to the creation of a Juvenile Board for Deaf Smith County.
HB 524 Caption: Relating to providing for the creation of the Deaf Smith County Hospital District over all Deaf Smith County, Texas.
HB 885 Caption: Relating to the inclusion of municipal utility districts.
HB 886 Caption: Relating to providing that revenue bonds may be delivered to the Texas Water Development Board as the price for purchase of the state's interest in acquired storage facilities.
HB 901 Caption: Relating to days declared to be legal holidays for banking purposes.
HB 902 Caption: Relating to a financial moratorium and a uniform limitation on withdrawals from all banks.
HB 903 Caption: Relating to the filing and payment of claims against the estate of a decedent and the limit on claims which may be paid to nonresident guardians.
HB 904 Caption: Relating to permitting a reasonable reserve for depreciation on all trusts.
HB 905 Caption: Relating to tuition of certain students at institutions of collegiate rank.
HB 906 Caption: Relating to transferring operation of certain sites and buildings from the Board of Control to the State Building Commission.
HB 914 Caption: Relating to residency requirements at institutions of collegiate rank.
HB 1065 Caption: Relating to changes in the methods for appeal from the Board of Water Well Drillers to the Courts of Travis County.
HB 1066 Caption: Relating to the penalties for violation of the Water Well Drillers Act.
HB 1067 Caption: Relating to the creation of an Office of Information Services.
HB 1068 Caption: Relating to adding Bailey County to the list of counties in which petitions may be made to the commissioners court to permit cattle to run at large.
HB 1069 Caption: Relating to the liability of the surety on bonds for licensed warehousemen.
HB 1070 Caption: Relating to the duty to support children.
HB 1324 Caption: Relating to providing for the recovery of medical services expended in the care and treatment of patients with cigarette induced lung cancer.
HB 1406 Caption: Relating to preservation of books and records of banks and the Banking Department.
HB 1407 Caption: Requiring notice to the commissioner by the transferee in certain cases where stock of a state bank is transferred, and providing punishment for violations.
HB 1408 Caption: Relating to exemption of persons hauling certain agricultural commodities from regulation by the Railroad Commission.
HB 1409 Caption: Relating to the voting rights of certain state bank stock.
HB 1410 Caption: Relating to permitting state banks to authorize, and provide authorized but unissued stock, with certain restrictions and limitations.
HB 1411 Caption: Relating to the authority of cities and counties and navigation districts to issue revenue bonds for acquiring property for industrial development purposes, and to lease such property.
HB 1412 Caption: Relating to amending the Water Code.
HB 1413 Caption: Relating to providing that the county clerk or district clerk may destroy certain records, ballots, stubs, lists, or papers by shredding.
HB 1414 Caption: Relating to fees for the use of impounded water for recreation purposes.
HB 1415 Caption: Relating to the creation of fresh water supply districts.
HB 1416 Caption: Relating to the removal from streams of natural and man-made obstructions which alter the normal and flood flows ni the streams.
HB 1417 Caption: Relating to the penalty for willfully taking, diverting, or appropriating water of the state.
HB 1418 Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Rights Commission to issue emergency permits for the diversion and use of water.
HB 1419 Caption: Relating to the creation, administration and powers of the Texas Water Agency Study Commission.
HB 1420 Caption: Relating to the allocations of water authorized by the Texas Water Rights Commission for the maintenance of the bays and estuaries.
HB 1421 Caption: Relating to a method by which certain conservation and reclamation districts lying in more than one city may be abolished.
HB 1422 Caption: Relating to the employees of the Texas Animal Health Commission.
HB 1423 Caption: Relating to and setting up methods and procedures for rule zoning, plating, building codes, and other powers necessary for orderly development of rural areas to be administered by various local, regional and state agencies.
HB 1424 Caption: Relating to the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act; providing penalties; providing an effective date for this Act.
HB 1425 Caption: Relating to regional water supply to be cited as the Regional Water Supply Act.
HB 1439 Caption: Relating to the authority of cities, counties, and navigation districts to issue revenue bonds for the acquiring of property for industrial development purposes.
HB 1440 Caption: Relating to loans and grants for certain political subdivisions to finance devices for the treatment of wastes.
HB 1491 Caption: Relating to authorizing further issuance of Two Hundred Million Dollars ($200,000,000) in Texas Water Development Bonds.
HB 1492 Caption: Relating to removing the Thirty Million Dollar limitation on the purchase by the Texas Water Development Board of bonds or other securities of a political subdivision.
HB 1493 Caption: Relating to creating uniform procedures for branding of livestock.
HB 1684 Caption: Relating to providing for a separate Office of State-Federal Relations.
HCR 83 Caption: Providing for the creation of a Constitutional Fund Study Committee.
HCR 106 Caption: Requesting the Governor to return H.B. No. 106 for certain corrections.
HCR 153 Caption: Creating a joint interim water resources and land use study committee.
HJR 23 Caption: Providing an amendment to Article III, Sections 49-c and 49-d of the Texas Constitution providing for the use of not more than 10 percent of the amount of the money in the Water Development Fund for the construction of waste treatment facilities
HJR 24 Caption: Proposing an amendment to Article III, Section 49-c, of the Texas Constitution to remove the interest rate ceiling on Water Development Bonds.
HJR 25 Caption: Proposing an amendment to Article III, Section 49-c, of the Texas Constitution, to provide for the issuance and sale of $100 million in Water Development Bonds for the purpose of making money available to provide financial assistance for the construction of waste treatment facilities.
HJR 27 Caption: Proposing an amendment to provide for the issuance and sale of general obligation bonds of the state to be known as 'Texas Clean Water Bonds'.
HJR 29 Caption: Proposing an amendment to exempt directors of soil and conservation districts from prohibitions against dual office-holding and dual compensation.
HJR 30 Caption: Proposing an amendment prohibiting the Legislature from fixing the salary or allowances of any official or employee paid wholly from county funds.
HJR 81 Caption: Providing an amendment to give the Legislature the power to authorize cities and counties to issue revenue bonds for industrial development purposes.
HJR 82 Caption: Proposing an amendment to set an amount not to exceed 6% on rates of interest to be borne by bonds issued pursuant to constitutional authority.
HR 11 Caption: Providing for permanent desks and offices for House Members.
HR 516 Caption: Creating a special interim committee to study water issues in the state.
HR 547 Caption: Creating an interim committee on water resources and land use.
HR 670 Caption: Creating an interim committee to study county government.
62nd 1st Called Session
HR 19 Caption: In memory of James Henry Sears.
HR 21 Caption: Commending Jim Reynolds, Director of Committee Clerks, and his staff.
62nd 2nd Called Session
HCR 14 Caption: Petitioning the Congress of the United States to call a Constitutional Convention to adopt a bussing amendment.
62nd 3rd Called Session
HCR 17 Caption: Petitioning The Congress of the United States for a constitutional convention for the purpose of proposing an amendment to the constitution of the United States to prevent assignment of students based on race, religion, color or national origin.
HCR 35 Caption: Requesting that the Department of Public Safety and all peace offices of the state delay enforcement of the brake and lighting equipment requirements applicable to farm trailers and boat trailers.
HR 65 Caption: Authorizing certain former House members as advisory, nonvoting members of the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations.
HR 116 Caption: In memory of Dr. William D. Miller.
62nd 4th Called Session
HB 80 Caption: Relating to authorizing the appointment of a juvenile officer for Anderson County; prescribing compensation for said juvenile officer and certain powers of the board.
HB 81 Caption: Relating to the creation of a County Court of Law of Anderson County.
HR 27 Caption: Authorizing the Speaker to designate former Members of the House to serve as advisory, nonvoting members of the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations.
61st Regular Session
HB 18 Caption: Relating to changing the name of soil and water conservation district supervisors.
HB 19 Caption: Relating to transferring Terry and Yoakum Counties from the Seventh to the Ninth Administrative Judicial District.
HB 20 Caption: Relating to the dissolution of the Earth-Springlake Hospital District.
HB 21 Caption: Relating to removing quail in Lamb County as an exemption from the coverage of the Uniform Wildlife Regulatory Act.
HB 39 Caption: Relating to authorizing the Board of Directors of High Plains Underground Water Conservation District No. 1 to adopt resolutions providing compensation to be paid tax assessors and collectors for assessing and collecting taxes.
HB 97 Caption: Relating to providing for the creation of the Bailey County Hospital District.
HB 128 Caption: Relating to authorizing the "Panhandle Ground Water Conservation District No. 3 South of the Canadian River in Texas" on approval of the qualified electors in the district to make rules and regulations requiring the spacing of irrigation wells reasonable distances from property lines.
HB 170 Caption: Relating to vesting the Texas Water Development Board with the powers of eminent domain; requiring the attorney general to represent the board in legal proceedings.
HB 172 Caption: Relating to eliminating the termination date for financial assistance to political subdivisions from the Texas Water Development Board.
HB 173 Caption: Relating to eliminating a reference to the Texas Water Development Board's financial assistance termination date; deleting certain requirements of applications for financial assistance.
HB 248 Caption: Relating to the rule-making authority of the Water Well Drillers Board; relating to the requirements for making certain equipment.
HB 544 Caption: Relating to prohibit operating a motor vehicle having six or more wheels on a street or highway in such a manner that gravel or stones are spilled from the motor vehicle onto the street or highway; amending the Uniform Act Regulating Traffic on Highways.
HB 558 Caption: Relating to the open season for hunting quail in Lamb County.
HB 871 Caption: Relating to the authority of cities and counties and navigation districts to issue revenue bonds for the purpose of acquiring property for industrial development purposes, and to lease such property; providing that the property is taxable.
HB 916 Caption: Relating to the definition of "project" under the Texas Water Development Board Act.
HB 917 Caption: Relating to authorizing the commissioners court of each county within the state to expend county funds for membership fees and dues to a nonprofit state association or organization of counties.
HB 977 Caption: Relating to any or all taxes now imposed by the State and/or any or all proposed taxes that may be needed to meet the constitutional requirements of balancing the budget for the next biennium.
HB 1061 Caption: Relating to all Health, Accident, Hospitalization and similar insurance coverage sold or allowed to be sold in the State of Texas.
HB 1062 Caption: Relating to a course of study comparing democracy to communism, to be taught in the public high schools.
HB 1463 Caption: Relating to the creation, establishment, maintenance and operation of a hospital district to be known as the Olton Hospital District, prescribing the boundaries thereof.
HCR 50 Caption: Granting J.H. Davis, Ruby Young Davis, and Dwayne Davis permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Highway Department.
HCR 173 Caption: Memorializing Congress to preserve the tax exemption on interest income from state and local government bonds.
HJR 7 Caption: Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to remove constitutional limitations on rates of interest to be borne by bonds issued pursuant to constitutional authority.
HJR 9 Caption: Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment broadening the powers of the Texas Water Development Board, increasing the authorized amount of Texas Water Development Bonds, providing for the deposit of bond sale proceeds, providing for a new interest rate limitation on all Texas Water Development Bonds, etc.
HJR 41 Caption: Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to give the legislature the power to authorize cities, counties, and navigation districts to issue revenue bonds for industrial development purposes.
61st 1st Called Session
HB 88 Caption: Relating to authorizing any political subdivision, as defined in this Act, to sell its water improvement bonds as defined in this Act, use the proceeds for the purchase of state bonds as defined in this Act at not less than par and accrued interest to date of delivery, and resell the state bonds to the highest bidder even at a discount.
HCR 12 Caption: Creating a joint interim water study committee.
61st 2nd Called Session
HB 13 Caption: Relating to authorizing any political subdivision, as defined in this Act, sell its water improvement bonds as defined in this Act, use the proceeds for the purchase of state bonds as defined in this Act at not less than par and accrued interest to date of delivery, and resell the state bonds to the highest bidder even at a discount, etc.
HB 76 Caption: Relating to authorizing any political subdivision, as defined in this Act, to sell its water improvement bonds, use the proceeds for the purchase of state bonds at not less than par and accrued interest to date of a delivery, and resell the state bonds to the highest bidder even at a discount.
60th Regular Session
HB 48 Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes relating to safety regulations for discharging pupils from a school bus that must cross a highway or street.
HB 49 Caption: Relating to making privileged certain communications between a clergyman and his penitent.
HB 50 Caption: Relating to hunting wild quail in Lamb County.
HB 51 Caption: Relating to the exemption of certain sales of tangible personal property made by religious, educational, charitable, eleemosynary, or fraternal organizations from the provisions of the Limited Sales, Excise, and Use Tax.
HB 52 Caption: Relating to requiring members of the governing body of certain districts to file a copy of their official bond with the secretary of state.
HB 53 Caption: Relating to purposes for which public water may be appropriated.
HB 61 Caption: Relating to declaring the public policy of the State of Texas relative to the right of persons to work; redeclaring such public policy and recognizing prospect of repeal or amendment by Congress of Section 14(b) of the Taft-Hartley law; etc.
HB 62 Caption: Relating to amending certain article relating to the certification and regulation of shorthand reporters; providing an appropriation; providing penalties.
HB 104 Caption: Relating to conferring the power of eminent domain upon the governing bodies of state soil and water conservation districts.
HB 170 Caption: Relating to providing that each river authority and water-related district must file a copy of an audit made of its affairs with the Texas Water Rights Commission.
HB 171 Caption: Relating to the duties to be performed by the Texas Water Development Board.
HB 172 Caption: Relating to authorizing the State Soil and Water Conservation Board to receive and expend moneys for certain projects and programs.
HB 186 Caption: Relating to the prohibition against substantial alterations in approved plans and specifications of projects and improvements undertaken by water districts and providing actions against directors of a district who do not comply with plans and specifications approved by the Texas Water Rights Commission.
HB 240 Caption: Relating to the economic index of county financial ability to support the Foundation School Program.
HB 241 Caption: Relating to the acceptance of contributions by the Parks and Wildlife Department for State Park purposes.
HB 242 Caption: Relating to requiring public disclosure of funds accepted by the Parks and Wildlife department for State Park purposes; requiring the Department to keep a public record.
HB 243 Caption: Relating to prohibiting the operation of a motor vehicle on a street or highway in such a matter that gravel or stones are spilled from the motor vehicle onto the street or highway.
HB 333 Caption: Relating to garnishment of wages.
HB 334 Caption: Relating to the filling of vacancies in the office of supervisor of Soil and Water Conservation Districts and the manner of changing the boundaries of such districts.
HB 335 Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes relating to bonds, accounts, and record-keeping of Soil and Water Conservation Districts.
HB 446 Caption: Relating to the authority of cities and counties and navigation districts to issue revenue bonds for the purpose of acquiring property for industrial development purposes, and to lease such property; providing that the property is taxable.
HB 768 Caption: Relating to the creation, establishment, maintenance, and operation of a hospital district to be known as the Earth-Springlake Hospital District, in Lamb County, Texas.
HB 867 Caption: Relating to the certification and regulation of shorthand reporters; providing penalties for violation; providing for appeals.
HB 952 Caption: Relating to authorizing the commissioners court of each county within the state to expend county funds for membership fees and dues to a nonprofit state association or organization of counties.
HB 1030 Caption: Relating to providing that the tax on beer shall be increased.
HB 1031 Caption: Relating to providing that the tuition in State supported colleges and universities shall be increased.
HB 1136 Caption: Relating to providing for the regulation of weather modification operations; providing for the powers and duties of the Texas Water Development Board in weather modification operations; providing for the issuing of licenses and permits; providing fees and penalties.
HB 1247 Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes relating to the sale of real property by counties.
HB 1307 Caption: Relating to the compensation of certain county and precinct officers and employees and the supplementary compensation of district officers and their employees.
HCR 146 Caption: Memorializing the President and Congress of the United States to adjust the federal reclamation laws.
HJR 11 Caption: Proposing repeal of an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas which prohibits garnishment of wages.
HJR 28 Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to give the Legislature the power to authorize cities and counties to issue revenue bonds for industrial development purposes.
HR 4 Caption: Directing the allocation of parking spaces for the Members of the House and the Capitol Press.
HR 18 Caption: Commending Governor John Connally for his conduct and distinction.
HR 154 Caption: Directing the creation of a Natural fiber Study Committee.
HR 192 Caption: Congratulating the Springlake-Earth women's basketball for winning the Class A State Championship in 1967.
HR 416 Caption: Directing the creation of an interim County Government Committee to study the need for restructuring these systems.
HR 428 Caption: directing the creation of an Interim House Water Committee.
60th 1st Called Session
HB 21 Caption: Relating to raising revenue for the operation of state government; increasing the state sales tax and imposing tax on sales of certain motor vehicles, alcoholic beverages, tobacco products and services.
HCR 3 Caption: Commending Tony Martinez, Jr. for courageous actions that saved the lives of two young girls.
HR 6 Caption: Directing the allocation of parking places for Members and their staffs.
HR 28 Caption: Congratulating Sharron Flynt on being elected Lieutenant Governor of Girls' State.
59th Regular Session
HB 77 Caption: Relating to aiding in the prevention of pollution of the State's underground water by providing minimum water well driller qualifications and standards of conduct to be administered by the herein created Texas Water Well Drillers Board.
HB 228 Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts further defining "dangerous drugs."
HB 231 Caption: Relating to extending the benefits of the Texas Water Development Bond Program to the development of subsurface water resources of the State; amending certain Acts.
HB 232 Caption: Relating to changing the name of soil conservation districts and of the State Soil Conservation Board.
HB 233 Caption: Relating to travel and per diem allowances for members of the State Soil Conservation Board, district supervisors, and delegates and alternates to the State District Conservation Conventions; changing the time supervisors are elected.
HB 292 Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes to provide in certain cities and towns alternate methods of filling vacancies in the offices of mayor or alderman by appointment or by special election.
HB 402 Caption: Relating to prohibiting operating a motor vehicle on a street or highway in such a manner that gravel or stones are spilled from the motor vehicle onto the street or highway.
HB 482 Caption: Relating to garnishment of wages.
HB 505 Caption: Relating to authorizing the Board for Texas State Hospitals and Special Schools to grant such easements and rights-of-way as shall be necessary to construct, improve, renovate, use and operate institutions under its control and management.
HB 915 Caption: Relating to prohibiting informing a jury of an alleged prior conviction before evidence is offered to prove it.
HB 953 Caption: Relating to the economic index of county financial ability to support the Foundation School Program.
HB 971 Caption: Relating to declaring the public policy of the State of Texas relative to the right of persons to work.
HB 1076 Caption: Relating to providing for the sale and issuance of a patent on certain unpatented Permanent Free School Fund land in Castro and Deaf Smith Counties with a reservation of all minerals along with the leasing rights to the State.
HJR 21 Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas relating to the terms of office of directors of conservation and reclamation districts.
HJR 59 Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas relating to garnishing wages.
HR 407 Caption: Commending the citizens of Littlefield on the beautification of their downtown area.
58th Regular Session
HB 15 Caption: Relating to abolishing common law marriages; providing for the legitimacy of all children born or conceived prior to the effective date of this Act; providing for an effective date.
HB 556 Caption: Relating to fixing minimum and maximum salaries of the Official Shorthand Reporter for the 154th Judicial District of Texas and the Official Shorthand Reporter for the 64th Judicial District of Texas.
HB 699 Caption: Providing for the creation of a Central Licensing Department.
HB 729 Caption: Relating to providing for employment of one juvenile officer to serve any or all counties at their request within the 69th Judicial District, and establishing means for fixing and paying the salary and expenses of such juvenile officer.
HB 1074 Caption: Relating to making it unlawful to operate, within three hundred (300) yards of a residence or dwelling house, any irrigation well pump powered by an internal combustion engine which is not equipped with an operable muffler; providing a penalty.