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Legislation authored by John H. Poerner

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

63rd Regular Session
HB 245 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Authorizing the Board of Regents, State Senior Colleges, for and on behalf of Southwest Texas State University, to acquire a tract of land consisting of 25 acres, more or less, which is a part of former Camp Gary in Caldwell County, Texas.
HB 290 Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Providing for an alternative method of certifying sickness or physical disability for absentee voting purposes by a licensed nursing home administrator when the person applying is in residence at a duly licensed nursing home, custodial care home, or other such institution.
HB 470 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to legal representation for county officials and employees by the district attorney, county attorney, or private counsel in certain suits; and declaring an emergency.
HB 806 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to creation of the County Court at Law of Hays County and conforming the jurisdiction and procedures of the County Court of Hays County.
HB 815 Last Action: Reported favorably
Caption: Relating to the appointment, qualifications, powers and duties of certain special game management officers.
HB 1167 Last Action: Passed
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the State Board of Registration for Public Surveyors; relating to the qualifications for registration as a public surveyor with the State Board of Registration for Public Surveyors.
HB 1168 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to exclusion of certain land from the Bexar-Medina-Atascosa Counties Water Improvement District No. 1.
HB 1188 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the marketing of certain agricultural commodities; authorizing the establishment of marketing orders after vote of the producers and handler of a commodity and certification by the commissioner of agriculture; providing enforcement procedures; providing penalties.
HB 1270 Last Action: Committee hearing date
Caption: Relating to creation of the 253rd Judicial Districts composed of Comal, Hays, and Caldwell counties; prescribing in addition to its jurisdiction as a district court concurrent jurisdiction with the county courts in said counties in certain cases; providing for transfer of cases.
HB 1452 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the imposition and collection of certain annual vehicle registration fees for mobile homes or house trailers; providing that such fees are in lieu of other taxes imposed on the value of the mobile home or house trailer; providing for the the disposition of funds; providing an effective date.
HB 1590 Last Action: Sent to Calendar Committee
Caption: Relating to the creation, establishment, maintenance, and operation of the Nueces River Authority; amending Chapter 427, Acts of the 44th Legislature, 1st Called Session, 1935, as amended (Article 8280-115, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency.
HB 1648 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the period of validity of the fishing license; amending Section 4, Chapter 239, Acts of the 55th Legislature, Regular Session, 1957 (Article 4032b-1, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); and declaring an emergency.
HB 1680 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Authorizing the Board of Regents of the State Senior Colleges of Texas to convey certain tract of state-owned land on the campus of Southwest Texas State University as part of the purchase price for a certain tract of land to be conveyed by the Campus Christian Community, a corporation, to the State of Texas for the use and benefit of Southwest Texas State University; and declaring an emergency.
HCR 1 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Providing for a joint session to hear an address by the Honorable Dolph Briscoe.
HCR 24 Last Action: Filed without Governor's signature
Caption: Requesting vegetable-producing states to join Texas in urging Congress to act as their agent in dealing with foreign governments.
HCR 66 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Creating an interim study committee on vegetable marketing to continue to review statutes and administrative regulations in Texas and other states pertaining to vegetable marketing and to seek means to protect Texas consumers from the importation and marketing of substandard vegetables.
HCR 77 Last Action: Filed without Governor's signature
Caption: Requesting the State Board of Education to give special attention to revising the Board's rules and regulations and to implementing and expanding vocational education programs in the public schools of the State of Texas.
HCR 139 Last Action: Filed without Governor's signature
Caption: Setting aside days for observance of Easter.
HR 10 Caption: Extending best wishes to the Honorable Joe Spurlock II.
HR 106 Caption: Requesting House Officers and employees be given time for observance of Easter.
62nd Regular Session
HB 83 Caption: Relating to marks and brands of livestock in Dimmit County.
HB 372 Caption: Relating to approval by the commissioners courts in Zavala, Uvalde, Frio, and Dimmit counties of the rules and regulations promulgated by the Parks and Wildlife Commission regarding game and fish.
HB 557 Caption: Relating to the quarantine powers of the Texas Animal Health Commission.
HB 687 Caption: Relating to the authority of the commissioners courts of certain counties to appoint a special investigator to serve under the direction of the county attorney.
HB 688 Caption: Relating to providing legal representation for county officials and employees by the district attorney, county attorney, or both in certain suits against the official or employee.
HB 742 Caption: Relating to the salary of supervisors of fresh water supply districts.
HB 852 Caption: Relating to the sale of children's toys on Sunday.
HB 863 Caption: Relating to tattoo marks on cattle.
HB 964 Caption: Relating to identification cards for recipients of welfare assistance grants.
HB 967 Caption: Relating to the information to be included in an abstract of judgment by the clerk of the court.
HB 1294 Caption: Relating to the licensing of insurance adjusters.
HB 1832 Caption: Relating to the name and the board of directors of the Nueces River Conservation and Reclamation District.
HCR 28 Caption: Inviting the Honorable Lloyd M. Bentsen, Jr., to address a Joint Session of the Texas Legislature.
HCR 129 Caption: Creating an interim committee on vegetable marketing.
HCR 162 Caption: Congratulating Miss Lydia Enriqueta Rodriguez.
HJR 71 Caption: Proposing an amendment to provide a four- year term of office for the governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, comptroller, Treasurer, Commissioner of the General Land Office, and statutory state officers elected statewide who now have two-year terms.
HR 73 Caption: Commending Captain A. Y Allee, Sr.
HR 410 Caption: Commending the citizens of Sabinal.
HR 415 Caption: Congratulating Frio County on its Centennial Celebration.
HR 456 Caption: Commending the citizens of Uvalde.
HR 477 Caption: Commending D'Hanis High School for outstanding accomplishments.
62nd 1st Called Session
HR 26 Caption: Commending the Pages of the House of Representatives.
62nd 2nd Called Session
HR 38 Caption: In memory of Nelson Bippert.
62nd 3rd Called Session
HCR 13 Caption: Stating the intent of the Legislature of the State of Texas that the State Highway Department proceed with construction of a new State Highway Building.
62nd 4th Called Session
HCR 7 Caption: Creating a Joint Insurance Reform Study Committee to study the need for reform in the regulation of the insurance industry.
HR 12 Caption: Commending the Third Annual Republic of Texas Chilympiad.
HR 76 Caption: Congratulating the Holy Cross Catholic Church of D'Hanis on its 125th anniversary.
61st Regular Session
HB 1402 Caption: Relating to the holding of inquests in this State.
HB 1450 Caption: Relating to the prohibition of exhibiting or threatening to exhibit firearms under certain circumstances; providing penalties.
61st 1st Called Session
HB 63 Caption: Relating to billing dates for retail installment transactions, retail sales transactions, credit card transactions, and public utility retail sales.
61st 2nd Called Session
HB 91 Caption: Relating to billing dates for retail installment transactions and public utility retail sales.