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Legislation authored by James S. 'Jim' Vecchio

Includes legislation with James S. 'Jim' Vecchio as the primary author for the 63rd through 63rd Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

63rd Regular Session
HB 175 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Repealing Section 3, Chapter 372, Acts of the 58th Legislature, 1963, as added by Section 1, Chapter 568, Acts of the 61st Legislature, Regular Session 1969 (Article 4447d, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), relating to the confidentiality of the records and proceedings of certain hospital committees, medical organization committees, or extended care facility committees; and declaring an emergency.
HB 176 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Administration
Caption: Relating to damages which a parent or spouse may recover in an action for the wrongful death of a minor child or spouse; amending Articles 4671 and 4673, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925; by adding Article 4671-1; and declaring an emergency.
HB 374 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the admissibility in evidence of certain statements of fact or opinion in cases of contract or tort for malpractice.
HB 375 Last Action: Reported from subcommittee
Caption: Relating to standards, rules and regulations for hospitals licensed by the State Board of Health.
HB 415 Last Action: Rules failed to suspend
Caption: Relating to sales of water by the holders of water rights and the rates to be charged therefor.
HB 671 Last Action: Sent to Calendar Committee
Caption: Relating to testimony of certain witnesses educated at a state-supported college or university; and declaring an emergency.
HB 672 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the accrual of a cause of action for medical or surgical malpractice.
HB 710 Last Action: Amended in committee
Caption: Relating to penalties for delay in payment of losses by certain insurers.
HB 711 Last Action: Committee hearing date
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the courts of this state over and the service of process on nonresident parties to causes of action; and declaring an emergency.
HB 712 Last Action: Reported favorably
Caption: Relating to prima facie evidence of reasonable and necessary medical and hospital expenses; and declaring an emergency.
HB 713 Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Relating to the penalty for certain failures to report suspected or known child abuse or neglect.
HB 789 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Transportation
Caption: Relating to certain motor vehicles stopping at railroad grade crossings under certain conditions.
HB 981 Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Relating to workmen's compensation law.
HB 982 Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Relating to regulation of attorney's fees by the Industrial Accident Board in workmen's compensation cases before the board.
HB 983 Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Requiring employers to report certain accidents to the Industrial Accident Board.
HB 984 Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Relating to establishment of loss prevention services and safety programs for workmen's compensation subscribers.
HB 985 Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Relating to the establishment of loss prevention services and safety programs for workmen's compensation subscribers.
HB 986 Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Relating to the liability of certain employers to employees injured in the course of their employment for workmen's compensation benefits and medical and related benefits; providing that the employers must secure their liability for the benefits due injured employees; providing penalties for failure to secure teh benefits; establishing an Uninsured Employers Fund and providing for allocations from it to employees of uninsured employers.
HB 987 Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Relating to the liability of certain employers to employees injured in the course of their employment for workmen's compensation benefits and medical and related benefits; providing that the employers must secure their liability for the benefits due injured employees; providing penalties for failure to secure the benefits; establishing an Uninsured Employers Fund and providing for allocation from it to employees of uninsured employers.
HB 988 Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Relating to the application of state workmen's compensation law to certain employees.
HB 989 Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Bringing partners and sole proprietors within the coverage of workmen's compensation insurance.
HB 1000 Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Relating to the duration of workmen's compensation death benefits.
HB 1001 Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Providing that an employee or his representative or beneficiaries claiming benefits under a workmen's compensation statute for personal injuries need not prove that the injuries resulted from an undesigned, untoward event traceable to a definite time, place, and cause.
HB 1002 Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Relating to the promulgation of workmen's compensation insurance rates.
HB 1003 Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Relating to the time limitation for filing a workmen's compensation claim.
HB 1004 Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Relating to the appointment of a director of the Industrial Accident Board and defining the respective function of the director and the board.
HB 1005 Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Relating to authority of Industrial Accident Board to approve compromises and settlements in workmen's compensation cases.
HB 1006 Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Relating to inception date for the accrual of workmen's compensation benefits.
HB 1007 Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Repealing the compensation schedule for specific injuries in workmen's compensation cases.
HB 1008 Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Relating to the Second-Injury Fund in workmen's compensation cases.
HB 1009 Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Relating to the selection of physicians workmen's compensation cases.
HB 1010 Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Relating to the selection of physicians and chiropractors in workmen's compensation cases.
HB 1011 Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Relating to the right of an injured employee to choose medical personnel and facilities to medical services covered by workmen's compensation insurance.
HB 1012 Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Relating to right of an injured employee to choose medical personnel and facilities to render medical services covered by workmen's compensation insurance.
HB 1013 Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Relating to the time limitation for filing a workmen's compensation claim.
HB 1014 Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Relating to liability for workmen's compensation benefits to employees of subcontractors.
HB 1015 Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Relating to out-of-state medical or rehabilitation treatment in workmen's compensation cases.
HB 1016 Last Action: Subcommittee hearing date
Caption: Relating to awarding maintenance benefits for an injured employee during the period of his rehabilitation under workmen's compensation law.
HB 1039 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Prohibiting the sale of beer by licensed distributors to ultimate consumers.
HB 1110 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to workmen's compensation law; providing for an effective date; providing a saving clause.
HB 1136 Last Action: Sent to Calendar Committee
Caption: Relating to venue of legal actions.
HB 1184 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Amending the Texas Civil Statutes so as to make such law applicable to cities having a population in excess of 40,000 according to the last preceding Federal census; regulating the acquisition and disposition of land or interest therein acquired under the Act.
HB 1408 Last Action: Failed to pass
Caption: Relating to retirement benefits for members of the Texas Municipal Retirement System.
HB 1659 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to competitive bidding for all architectural design contracts for new school buildings by the board of any independent school districts; amending Subsection (c), Section 21.901, Texas Education Code; and declaring an emergency.
HCR 20 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Inviting the Honorable Homer Thornberry to address the Joint Session of the Texas Legislature for the purpose of eulogy and tribute to the 36th President of the United States, Lyndon Baines Johnson.