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Legislation authored by Jimmie C. Edwards III

Includes legislation with Jimmie C. Edwards III as the primary author for the 63rd through 66th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

66th Regular Session
HB 617 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to consent of counties to inclusion of land in municipal utility districts.
HB 618 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to expenditures by the director of corrections for burial expense of an inmate of the penitentiary.
HB 619 Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to branch county office buildings outside the county seat.
HB 620 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to juvenile boards in the counties comprising the 9th, Second 9th, and 221st Judicial Districts.
HB 621 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the compensation of the judges of the district courts having jurisdiction in Montgomery County.
HB 622 Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Judicial Districts
Caption: Relating to reorganization of the 9th Judicial District.
HB 623 Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Judicial Districts
Caption: Relating to creation of the 266th Judicial District, composed of Walker County, and the reorganization and terms of court of the 12th Judicial District; providing a prosecuting attorney for the Second 9th District Court in Trinity County.
HB 624 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to annexation by a municipality of territory outside the county in which a plurality of its population resides.
HB 1309 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to establishing standards for the accreditation of librarians and standards for libraries in public schools.
HB 1356 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the duties and compensation of the district attorneys of the 9th and 258th Judicial Districts and the county attorney of Montgomery County.
HB 1432 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the board of regents of the Texas State University System.
HB 1782 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to liens and performance and payment bond in connection with public contracts.
HB 1841 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to importation of certain fish.
HB 1842 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to regulation of private investigators and private security agencies.
HB 1931 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a state program to aid in the payment of utility bills on behalf of needy aged individuals; providing a penalty.
HB 2249 Last Action: Considered by committee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a parole commission and a criminal justice coordinating council, the granting and revocation of parole and mandatory supervision, supervision of persons on parole and mandatory supervision, and length of time served on mandatory supervision.
HCR 211 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Granting Elkins Lake Municipal Utility Dist. et al. permission to sue the state.
HJR 58 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing county commissioners courts to establish seperate boards of equalization.
HR 136 Caption: Commending Mance Park.
65th Regular Session
HB 367 Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Judicial Districts
Caption: Relating to the creation of the 234th Judicial District composed of Montgomery County.
HB 446 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to eligibility for military service credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
HB 508 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the observance of the day of the biennial general election for state and county offiers as a holiday by departments and agencies of the state government and by the public schools.
HB 669 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the sale or offer for sale in Grimes, Walker, and Madison counties of the carcasses of certain fur-bearing animals at certain times; providing penalties.
HB 670 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to contracts between the Texas Department of Corrections and governments of other states, the United States, or foreign countries for the sale of certain goods.
HB 809 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the creation of the constitutional office of Criminal District Attorney of Walker County; abolishing the office of County Attorney of Walker County; and conforming the jurisdiction of the District Attorney for the 12th Judicial District.
HB 810 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the creation, jurisdiction, administration, and procedures of the County Court at Law of Walker County; relating to the jurisdiction of the County Court of Walker County; and making other provisions relative to those courts and the district court in Walker County.
HB 910 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the taking of bobcat for sale and to the possession for sale of bobcat pelts; providing a penalty.
HB 1211 Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Motor Transportation
Caption: Relating to the sale, distribution, and repair of new motor vehicles.
HB 1420 Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to expenditure by the director of corrections for burial expense of an inmate of the penitentiary.
HB 1421 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to payments from a prisoner at the department of corrections for his keep while employed under work furlough privileges.
HB 1604 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, maintenance, operation, powers, duties, and financing of the Montgomery County Hospital District of Montgomery County, Texas.
HB 1714 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the Natural Death Act and a procedure for a person to provide in advance for the withdrawal or withholding of medical care when the person has a terminal condition; providing penalties.
HB 2250 Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Relating to the County Court at Law of Walker County and the compensation of the judge.
HJR 39 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
Caption: Proposing that Article IX of the Texas Constitution be amended by adding Sections 14 and 15 relating to the power of county voters to authorize changes in county or precinct offices and the adoption of county ordinances.
HR 109 Caption: Congratulating Sarah Weddington on being chosen to join a delegation who will visit the People's Republic of China.
65th 1st Called Session
HB 17 Last Action: Filed
Caption: Appropriating funds to the Parks and Wildlife Department for the control and eradication of hydrilla.
HCR 21 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging the Parks and Wildlife Commission to use exercise its authority in utilizing all available resources to eliminate hydrilla from Texas waters.
65th 2nd Called Session
HB 61 Last Action: Notice given- 1 hour to suspend rules to consider
Caption: Relating to the sale of certain property by the Texas Board of Corrections and the purchase of new land with proceeds from the sale, or to the exchange of the property for other land; reappropriating money deposited in the special fund.
64th Regular Session
HB 399 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the creation of the County Court at Law No. 1 of Montgomery County; making other provisions relative to the court; adding the judge of the County Court at Law No. 1 of Montgomery County to the membership of the Montgomery County Juvenile Board.
HB 1151 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the 239th Judicial District, composed of Montgomery County.
HB 1488 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of the constitutional office of Criminal District Attorney of Montgomery county; abolishing the offices of County Attorney of Montgomery County and District Attorney of the 9th Judicial District and providing for representation of the state in the 9th District Court in Waller County.
HB 1749 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to payment of fees for counsel, investigation, and expert testimony for certain prisoners of the Texas Department of Corrections.
HB 1792 Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the contracting authority of parties to interlocal contracts and agreements.
HB 1931 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Authorizing the Commissioner of the General Land Office to issue a patent to the surface of a certain tract of land in Montgomery County to the Board of Regents, State Senior Colleges, for the use and benefit of Sam Houston State University.
HB 2003 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to the establishment and operation of a community-based correctional system.
63rd Regular Session
HB 892 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the approval of claims against a county.
HB 893 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to insurance coverage for aircraft and persons operating aircraft owned by the Department of Corrections.
HB 894 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to increasing the allowed expenditures for certain county parks in counties having a population of less than 80,000.
HB 1233 Last Action: Committee hearing date
Caption: Amending the Water Code; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1234 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the appointment of assistant district attorneys, investigators, secretaries, and other personnel for the office of the district attorney of the 9th judicial district; authorizing payment of salaries and expenses, furnishing equipment and supplies and supplemental compensation for the district attorney by a certain commissioners court.
HB 1239 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the sale of merchandise made by convicts or prisoners.
HB 1566 Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the abolition of the office of County School Superintendent of Walker County; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1651 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the compensation of members of juvenile boards in counties comprising the Second 9th Judicial District; amending Section 1, Chapter 419, Acts of the 52nd Legislature, Regular Session, 1951, as amended (Article 5139G, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency.
HR 292 Caption: Commending J. C. "Blackie" Edwards, Sr.