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Legislation authored by Felix McDonald

Includes legislation with Felix McDonald as the primary author for the 58th through 64th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

64th Regular Session
HB 199 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to oaths, affidavits, and affirmations made by the husband or wife of a member of the Armed Forces of the United States or any auxiliary thereto.
HB 200 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to eliminating the requirement for bonds of certain sales tax permit holders.
HB 201 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Amending and revising Title 2, Family Code, relating to the parent-child relationship, suits affecting the parent-child relationship (including the determination of paternity), the removal of disabilities of minority, and reports of child abuse, including penalty for failure to report; providing an effective date.
HB 202 Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to a suit to determine the paternity of an illegitimate child.
HB 407 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the definition of a minor for probate purposes.
HB 497 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to eminent domain power of drainage districts.
HB 1038 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to community education programs in public school facilities.
HB 1836 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judiciary
Caption: Amending Section 2 of Article 8309 of the Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, as amended, so as to authorize financially qualified employers to be their own insurance carrier of workmen's compensation, subject to certain conditions and regulation by the State Board of Insurance; providing for severability.
HB 1997 Last Action: Reported from committee with substitute
Caption: Adding Chapter 64 to the Texas Water Code to provide for the creation of water import authorities under authority of Section 59 of Article 16 of the Texas Constitution and prescribing their creation, rights, powers, purposes, duties, privileges, and functions.
HB 2086 Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to making Pan American University a component of The University of Texas System and changing the name of the institution to The University of Texas--Pan American.
63rd Regular Session
HB 73 Last Action: Sent to Calendar Committee
Caption: Relating to parent and child.
HB 317 Last Action: Amended in committee
Caption: Relating to a suit to determine the paternity of an illegitimate child; providing an effective date; and declaring an emergency.
HB 424 Last Action: Reported from subcommittee
Caption: Relating to temporary permits for certain commercial motor vehicles, trailers, and semitrailers.
HB 1045 Last Action: Committee hearing date
Caption: Relating to capital improvements for Pan American University.
HB 1246 Last Action: Reported favorably
Caption: Relating to the definition of textbooks as provided for in Chapter 12 of the Texas Education Code.
HB 1637 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the compensation of the Criminal District Attorney and judge of the County Court at Law in Hidalgo County; amending Subsection (b), Section 2, Chapter 89, Acts of the 56th Legislature, Regular Session, 1959, as amended; amending Subsection (a), Section 11, Chapter 25, Acts of the 52nd Legislature, 1951, as amended (Article 1970-341, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency.
61st Regular Session
HB 299 Caption: Relating to granting to a municipality the power to provide services of its law enforcement officers to another such municipality under stated conditions.
HB 339 Caption: Relating to extension of the period of limitation for cross claims and counterclaims arising out of the same subject matter as the opposing party's claim.
HB 519 Caption: Relating to validating the boundaries and creation of Hidalgo County Road District No. 14, of Hidalgo County, Texas, and the bonds authorized by election in the district on November 2, 1968.
HB 1278 Caption: Relating to the creation, establishment, maintenance and operation of "Hidalgo County Drainage District Number Two".
HB 1419 Caption: Relating to creating the Texas Tort Claims Act; defining certain torts, etc.; and providing for an effective date hereof.
HJR 30 Caption: Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the removal, retirement, or censure of Justices, Judges, and Justices of the Peace under prescribed circumstances.
HR 9 Caption: Providing for salaries of stenographers, typists, and clerks.
HR 119 Caption: In memory of Austin LeRoy Cramer of Edinburg, Texas.
HR 207 Caption: Congratulating the city of Edinburg, Texas on being selected 1968 All-American City by the National Municipal League and Look Magazine.
60th Regular Session
HB 63 Caption: Relating to the issuance of refunding bonds for the purpose of refunding outstanding bonds and warrants secured by revenues from toll bridges acquired by cities.
HB 64 Caption: Relating to permitting the probate of certain wills and codicils to which have been attached self-proving affidavits.
HB 1028 Caption: Relating to creating Rio Grande Valley Pollution Control Authority, a conservation district, comprising all of the territory contained in the counties of Cameron, Hidalgo and Willacy.
HB 1279 Caption: Relating to creating Rio Grande Valley Pollution Control Authority, comprising all of the territory contained in the counties of Cameron and Hidalgo for the purpose of constructing, acquiring and operating facilities for gathering, transporting, treating, and disposing of waste.
HR 399 Caption: Directing the creation of a committee to study employment and wage issues in regards to small business and agriculture.
60th 1st Called Session
HR 12 Caption: Congratulating the Edinburg High School Band for their performance at the 1968 HemisFair.
59th Regular Session
HB 250 Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts so as to confer on the Board of Regents of Pan American College the power of eminent domain.
HB 251 Caption: Relating to abolishing Regional College Districts which have conveyed all or substantially all of their property to a State-supported Senior College or University, and which have no outstanding bonded indebtedness.
HB 371 Caption: Relating to the issuance of revenue bonds or revenue time warrants to effect the purpose of repairing, improving, reconstructing, or replacing an existing toll bridge or building an auxiliary bridge.
HB 662 Caption: Relating to the Hidalgo County Juvenile Board and Juvenile Probation Officer.
HB 719 Caption: Relating to the date on which elections of directors of the City of McAllen Water and Sewer Authority are held.
HB 1078 Caption: Relating to permitting certain water control and improvement districts to adopt the precinct method of election of directors.
HB 1131 Caption: Relating to validating orders passed by certain water control and improvement districts excluding land from the district and annexing land to the district.
HJR 56 Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas authorizing the Legislature to permit the producers of any agricultural commodity to develop, carry out, and participate in, programs of research, education, and promotion, designed to encourage the production, marketing and use of such commodity; authorizing the Legislature to permit the producers of any agricultural commodity to levy an assessment upon themselves, to finance the purposes herein stated.
HJR 57 Caption: Proposing an Amendment to Section 1-a of Article V of the Constitution of the State of Texas, by adding to said Section as presently written, the following provisions: requiring automatic retirement of certain District and Appellate Judges at age seventy-five (75) or such earlier age, not under seventy (70), as may be provided by law; creating a State Judicial Qualifications Commission and providing for its composition and the qualifications, methods of selection and terms of office of its members.
HR 7 Caption: Providing for picture panel for Members of the House.
HR 313 Caption: In memory of Mrs. L. S. Edwards of Edinburg.
59th 1st Called Session
HR 77 Caption: In memory of Judge Oliver C. Aldrich of Edinburg.
HR 78 Caption: In memory of Dr. Lloyd M. Southwick of Edinburg.