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Legislation authored by Emmett H. Whitehead

Includes legislation with Emmett H. Whitehead as the primary author for the 63rd through 66th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

66th Regular Session
HB 305 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the sale and conveyance of certain surplus land by the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation with the proceeds to be used for the renovation of ward buildings at the Rusk State Hospital.
HB 306 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to benefits payable by the Employees Retirement System of Texas to certain annuitants.
HB 307 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the sale and conveyance of certain surplus land by the Parks and Wildlife Department with the proceeds to be used for the Texas State Railroad.
HB 454 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to longevity pay for certain state employees.
HB 555 Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to transfer of Crockett State School from the Texas Youth Council to the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation.
HB 783 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the appointment and service of the needs of institutions and facilities of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation.
HB 784 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the composition of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation.
HB 1013 Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to allocation of revenue for farm-to-market roads.
HB 1241 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to the authority of the board of regents of The Texas A&M University System to sell or exchange and convey to the Parks and Wildlife Department certain land owned by the state for the use and benefit of the Texas Forest Service, and the acquisition of replacement acreage.
HB 1242 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the sale of certain state-owned land by the Texas Board of Mental Health and Mental Retardation and the use of the proceeds.
HB 1414 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the Uniform Wildlife Regulatory Act to Lake Limestone in Leon County.
HB 1415 Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: Relating to a transferring to the board of health the functions of existing agencies relating to chiropractors, fitters and dispensers of hearing aids, optometrists, physical therapists, psychologists, and physical fitness.
HB 1627 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of nets and seines in certain water in Anderson and Cherokee counties.
HB 1628 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to fire safety requirements for nursing homes.
HB 1629 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to local regulation of drug paraphernalia.
HB 1871 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to the abolition of county salary grievance committees.
HB 2020 Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to testing for drug consumption of drivers on a public highway.
HB 2167 Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the Uniform Wildlife Regulatory Act in Houston County.
HB 2259 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
Caption: Making an appropriation to repair the Texas State Railroad.
HCR 28 Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Memorializing Congress to initiate an amendment to the U.S. Constitution providing for election of federal district judges.
HCR 152 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Health Services
Caption: Memorializing Congress to disqualify any person who transfers assets for the purpose of qualifying for medical assistance.
HJR 131 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the per diem for members of the legislature.
HR 49 Caption: In memory of Judge Loyd Lacy Lovell.
HR 56 Caption: In memory of Charles W. Meehan.
HR 59 Caption: In memory of Eldridge R. Gregg.
65th Regular Session
HB 201 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to mentally ill criminal defendants and prisoners.
HB 380 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Directing the State Building Commission to acquire a site for and to construct a community-based juvenile correction center in the city of Tyler; making an appropriation.
HB 811 Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to longevity pay for certain state employees.
HB 880 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the responsibility of parents for the expense of hospitalization of children in state mental hospitals.
HB 923 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Business and Industry
Caption: Relating to the requirement of a notice when a microwave ovens is used in close proximity to guests or consumers in a place open to the public, and providing a penalty.
HB 1234 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Environmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to the open season for taking fur-bearing animals in Cherokee County.
HB 1603 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
Caption: An Act relating to mental health and mental retardation.
HB 1658 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
HB 1751 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to an increase in monthly benefits payable by the Employees Retirement System of Texas to certain annuitants.
HB 2160 Last Action: Failed to pass to third reading
Caption: Relating to the creation, jurisdiction, administration, and procedures of the Rusk State Court in Cherokee County; making other provisions relative to the court.
HB 2220 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to payment by the state of attorney's fees and court reporters' fees in certain cases in counties with a state training school for delinquent children or a facility of the Department of Corrections.
HB 2225 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Providing that the general law archery season is applicable in Leon County.
HB 2255 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Authorizing the sale and conveyance of certain described land in Cherokee County, Texas, by the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation subject to the reservation to the State of Texas of a nonparticipating royalty interest; providing that the proceeds from the sale shall be used by the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to pay the cost of advertising and sale of property with the remainder going to the general revenue fund; and declaring an emergency.
HB 2265 Last Action: Assigned to Local Calendar
Caption: Relating to the practice of law by the judge of the County Court at Law of Houston County.
HCR 12 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judiciary
Caption: Memorializing Congress to propose an amendment to the United States Constitution to provide for the election of federal district court judges by the people of the district.
65th 1st Called Session
HR 13 Caption: Congratulating former Representative Jack R. Hawkins.
64th Regular Session
HB 32 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to the salary of the county engineer of Limestone County.
HB 221 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a branch of Texas State Technical Institute at the Crockett State School for Girls and transferring control of the school's facilities from the Texas Youth Council to the governing board of the institute.
HB 549 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Authorizing the sale and conveyance of certain land in Cherokee County by the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation; providing that the proceeds from the sale shall be part of the funds of the Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation for use in the construction of living quarters for staff personnel at the Rusk State Hospital and appropriating the proceeds for that purpose.
HB 1832 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the salary of the county engineer of Limestone County.
HB 1833 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Amending Article 2 of Chapter 67, Acts of the 59th Legislature, Regular Session, 1965 (codified as Article 5547-202, Vernon's Annotated Texas Civil Statutes) to add a new section providing for the establishment of administrative rules and procedures, including a review board or boards for the purpose of providing due process procedures for determining whether or not a patient or student is manifestly dangerous, and for the transfer, furlough or discharge of patients or students to or from a maximum security facility.
HB 1867 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Authorizing the Texas Youth Council to convey the property of the Crockett State School for Girls to the Crockett Independent School District.
HB 1928 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Authorizing the Texas Youth Council to convey the property of the Crockett State School for Girls to Angelina Junior College.
HB 2178 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Creating a County Court at Law of Houston County; making other provisions relative to the court; relating to the jurisdiction of the County Court of Houston County.
HB 2229 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to an open archery season for the taking of certain game in Leon County and in Blanco County.
HB 2246 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the taking of deer in a portion of Cherokee County; providing a penalty.
HB 2248 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
Caption: Making an appropriation to the Texas Youth Council.
HCR 11 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
Caption: Memorializing congress to initiate an amendment regarding the election of federal district judges.
HR 179 Caption: Relating to expressing the intent of the House that the Youth Council construct a residential facility in Tyler.
63rd Regular Session
HB 952 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the state mental hospital to which defendants shall be committed; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1709 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the taking of quail in Cherokee County; amending Subsection (a) of Section 1, Chapter 165, Acts of the 60th Legislature, Regular Session, 1967; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1710 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the taking of deer in certain parts of Cherokee County; amending Section 1, Chapter 409, Acts of the 60th Legislature, Regular Session, 1967, as amended; and declaring an emergency.