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Legislation authored by Joe Hawn

Includes legislation with Joe Hawn as the primary author for the 61st through 63rd Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

63rd Regular Session
HB 223 Last Action: Committee hearing date
Caption: Providing for and defining emergency medical technician; authorizing the rendering of emergency lifesaving service by emergency medical technicians under certain specified circumstances; granting immunity from civil liability for good faith emergency lifesaving services rendered by emergency medical technicians.
HB 224 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to payment of state assistance to the survivors of law enforcement officers and others.
HB 387 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to garnishment of wages; providing penalties; and declaring an emergency.
HB 388 Last Action: Sent to Calendar Committee
Caption: To conform with the constitutional amendment providing for statewide commissions for notaries public; and declaring an emergency.
HB 443 Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Prohibiting the selling, offering or exposing for sale, keeping with intent to sell at retail, or using or exploding of certain fireworks; providing penalties; regulating supervised displays of fireworks.
HB 551 Last Action: Committee hearing date
Caption: Requiring the use of certain approved secondary coupling devices on trailers.
HB 697 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to regulation of the possession, transportation, and use of explosives and related destructive devices; providing penalties and other sanctions; and declaring an emergency.
HB 915 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a petty cash fund for the sheriff's department in certain counties; and declaring an emergency.
HB 916 Last Action: Sent to Calendar Committee
Caption: Relating to the removal of dedication of property for cemetary purposes under certain circumstances.
HB 963 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the North Central Texas School for the Deaf and the Southeast Texas School for the Deaf and providing for their administration and control by the State Board of Education.
HB 1021 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the making or filing of false, misleading, or unfounded reports to certain governmental agencies; providing a penalty.
HB 1146 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Revenue and Taxation
Caption: Relating to the assessment of a tax on certain insurance companies for the purpose of providing funds for the Firemen's Relief and Retirement Fund.
HB 1219 Last Action: Reported favorably as amended
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the installation and servicing of certain fire extinguishers.
HB 1240 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: A fireman, policeman, and fire alarm operator participating in the pension system to retire at an earlier age by increasing his percentage contribution notwithstanding existing percentage limitations; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1340 Last Action: Committee hearing date
Caption: Relating to the definition of the term "district."
HB 1419 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to chemical test of breath or blood of persons suspected of driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of intoxicating liquor, and providing a penalty; relating to the subsequent offense of driving while intoxicated.
HJR 19 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas giving the legislature the power to provide for the garnishment of wages for the nonpayment of court-ordered child support.
HJR 20 Last Action: Sent to Calendar Committee
Caption: Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution to provide for the appointment of notaries public with statewide jurisdictioni for terms of four years.
62nd Regular Session
HB 26 Caption: Relating to providing for the regulation of the servicing of portable fire extinguishers and the installing and servicing of fixed fire extinguisher systems; providing for penalties.
HB 27 Caption: Relating to prohibiting the selling, offering or exposing for sale, keeping with intent to sell at retail, or using or exploding of certain fireworks.
HB 98 Caption: Relating to providing rules governing admission into evidence at the trial of a criminal case of the oral statements and admissions of guilt made by the accused.
HB 194 Caption: Relating to the inoculation or vaccination of persons attending public schools or state-supported institutions of higher education.
HB 195 Caption: Relating to providing for statewide commissions for notaries public.
HB 473 Caption: Relating to providing for the compulsory inspection, adjustment, correction or repair of motor vehicles, trailers, semitrailers, pole trailers, and mobile homes under the supervision of the Texas Department of Public Safety.
HB 682 Caption: Relating to the requirement that notaries public put the date on which their commissions expire on all documents acknowledged by them.
HJR 39 Caption: Proposing an amendment to provide for the appointment of notaries public with statewide jurisdiction for terms of four years.
62nd 2nd Called Session
HCR 22 Caption: Requesting the Secretary of State to place on the November General Election ballot a referendum on the subject of bussing(SIC).