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Legislation authored by Carl Parker

Includes legislation with Carl Parker as the primary author for the 57th through 73rd Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

73rd Regular Session
SB 4 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to products liability.
SB 83 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to the payment date of certain public utility assessments and utility service and related service provided by or to the state, a state agency or institution, or a local government.
SB 173 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of criminal asset forfeiture funds for public schools.
SB 174 Last Action: Referred to Public Safety
Caption: Relating to the licensing and training of peace officers and reserve law enforcement officers, and other persons by the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education.
SB 175 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Commission on Jail Standards to regulate the temporary housing of county inmates in certain facilities to alleviate overcrowding in county jails.
SB 176 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to the adoption of the Durable Power of Attorney Act.
SB 177 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to tuition charged certain resident students at public institutions of higher education.
SB 178 Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to participation in benefits from the Employees Retirement System of Texas for certain law enforcement officers.
SB 179 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to hunting in state parks.
SB 201 Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
Caption: Relating to contractual agreements between the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and Texas Chiropractic College and Parker College of Chiropractic.
SB 336 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to prohibiting certain extensions of credit by retail stores owned or operated by public institutions of higher education.
SB 337 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to uniform service regions for state agencies.
SB 338 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to authorizing as a condition of parole or release to mandatory supervision for certain releasees that the releasees submit to treatment or counseling for substance abuse.
SB 339 Last Action: Effective on adoption of const. amendment
Caption: Relating to the qualifications of sheriffs.
SB 394 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the promotion of economic development in the state by improving the competitiveness of Texas public ports with ports outside of Texas, by extending the authority of navigation districts to sell or lease certain property of such districts.
SB 395 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to school employee rights.
SB 396 Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
Caption: Relating to the organization and regulation of state savings banks; providing penalties.
SB 416 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, and authority of the Chambers County Improvement District No. 1.
SB 471 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the waste tire recycling program; providing for civil penalties and injunctive relief.
SB 485 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to training for members of the governing boards of institutions of higher education.
SB 498 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to the continuation of the Public Utility Commission of Texas and the Office of Public Utility Counsel.
SB 554 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the determination and apportionment of taxable capital and taxable earned surplus for franchise tax purposes.
SB 605 Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to avoidance of liability by correction of certain violations of state credit law.
SB 607 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to notification by school districts to parents concerning a teacher teaching a subject the teacher is not certified to teach.
SB 608 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of polygraph examiners and the transfer of certain functions regulating polygraph examiners to the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education.
SB 654 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to college board advanced placement tests and courses and to establishing the Texas Advanced Placement Incentive Program.
SB 1040 Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the maintenance of air quality in the state; providing penalties.
SB 1041 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to protecting public drinking water supplies; creating offenses and providing fees and penalties.
SB 1042 Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
Caption: Relating to the regulation of on-site sewage disposal systems; providing penalties.
SB 1043 Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
Caption: Relating to the regulation of radioactive source material recovery, processing, and disposal activities and establishing and appropriating fees; transferring functions and appropriations.
SB 1044 Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to equalizing the solid waste disposal fee.
SB 1045 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Health over demolition and renovation activities to protect the public from emissions of asbestos.
SB 1046 Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to cost recovery by the state under the Solid Waste Disposal Act; providing civil penalties.
SB 1047 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit delegation, certain permit requirements, and eligibility for membership on the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission.
SB 1048 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to floodplain management and flood insurance; providing penalties.
SB 1049 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to the prevention of, the damage, cleanup, and costs related to, and liability for oil spills in coastal waters of the state; providing for response to the discharge of oil and other pollutants in the coastal waters of the state; authorizing an appropriation from the coastal protection fund.
SB 1050 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to restrictions on the sale of certain cleaning agents that contain phosphorus; providing a penalty.
SB 1051 Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
Caption: Relating to the reduction of solid waste by creating markets for recycled materials and otherwise promoting recycling and the use of recycled materials and by municipal solid waste management.
SB 1060 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the regulation of psychologists, professional counselors, social workers, and marriage and family therapists and to the creation of a new state board to replace the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists, the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors, the Council for Social Work Certification, and the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists; providing penalties.
SB 1061 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners and to the regulation of the practice of chiropractic; providing penalties.
SB 1062 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to the continuation and operation of the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners and to the regulation of the practice of medicine, including the practice of acupuncture; creating an offense and providing penalties.
SB 1063 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the regulation of optometry and to the continuation and functions of the Texas Optometry Board; providing penalties.
SB 1064 Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to insurance regulation and to the continuation, powers, and duties of the Texas Department of Insurance and the office of public insurance counsel; providing administrative penalties.
SB 1065 Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to health insurance and health costs and the availability of health insurance coverage for certain individuals and small employers.
SB 1066 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of multiple employer welfare arrangements; creating offenses and providing civil and criminal penalties; providing for fees.
SB 1070 Last Action: Recommended for local & uncontested Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain commercial transactions.
SB 1071 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the requirement that school districts use buses that run on natural gas.
SB 1072 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the conveyance by the General Land Office of the state's interest in certain real property previously conveyed by the state to the city of Port Arthur.
SB 1073 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to the time of operation of water skis, aquaplanes and similar devices.
SB 1074 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to lights and sound-producing devices on a vessel or motorboat.
SB 1075 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to payment of fees for registration and licensing under Title 79, Revised Statutes.
SB 1076 Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the laws governing cemeteries and perpetual care cemeteries; providing civil and criminal penalties.
SB 1221 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain installment sales.
SB 1222 Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to legal holidays and alternative legal holidays for banks or trust companies.
SB 1223 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the merger, reorganization, or conversion of state or federal savings banks, state or federal savings and loan associations, and state banks.
SB 1224 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to confidential information of or provided by the Banking Department of Texas.
SB 1225 Last Action: House passage as amended reported
Caption: Relating to setting state goals, standards, and fees for used oil and solid waste.
SB 1261 Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the issuance of insurance through eligible surplus lines insurers.
SB 1279 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the petroleum storage tank program.
SB 1280 Last Action: Tabled in committee
Caption: Relating to fees adopted by the Texas Animal Health Commission.
SB 1281 Last Action: Referred to s/c on Agriculture
Caption: Relating to bounties for predatory animals.
SB 1282 Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the juvenile courts and criminal courts for certain persons.
SB 1283 Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to disclosure of certain information by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct.
SB 1325 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, including taxing powers, duties, operations, financing, and dissolution of the Town Center Improvement District of Montgomery County, Texas, and the power of certain entities to contract with the district.
SB 1326 Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, and authority of the Chambers County Improvement District No. 1; granting the authority to issue bonds.
SB 1327 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the ability of the Texas Water Development Board to obtain insurance and exempting Texas Water Development Board members and employees from personal liability relating to board business.
SB 1329 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to the administration of county jails.
SB 1371 Last Action: House passage as amended reported
Caption: Relating to the regulation and operation of proprietary schools.
SB 1372 Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
Caption: Relating to purchases and contracts of the Jefferson County Drainage District No. 7 and the authority of the manager of the district to hire and terminate employees of the district.
SB 1373 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, including taxing powers, duties, operations, financing, and dissolution of the Town Center Improvement District of Montgomery County, Texas, and the power of certain entities to contract with the district.
SB 1409 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to medical liability actions and medical liability insurance; providing penalties.
SB 1410 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to state indemnification of and liability insurance premiums for certain health care claims.
SB 1412 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to motor fuel marketing and prohibited business practices, providing exemptions.
SB 1424 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to the regulation of psychologists and to the continuation of the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists; providing penalties.
SB 1425 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to the regulation of marriage and family therapists and to the continuation and operation of the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists; providing penalties.
SB 1426 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to the regulation of social workers and to the creation of a new state board to replace the Council for Social Work Certification.
SB 1427 Last Action: Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the regulation of professional counselors and to the continuation of the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors.
SCR 69 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending the legal assistants of Texas for their outstanding work and the Legal Assistants Division of the State Bar of Texas for its dedication to the State of Texas.
SCR 79 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting the speaker of the house of representatives to appoint five members of the house of representatives and the lieutenant governor to appoint five members of the senate to form a delegation to travel to Washington, D.C., to meet with the members of the Texas delegation to Congress to express opposition to the proposed Clinton energy policy and urge them to reconsider support of this plan.
SJR 18 Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to prescribe the qualifications of sheriffs.
SJR 53 Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the equitable distribution of the available school fund.
SJR 54 Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to distribution of the available school fund and to ad valorem taxes authorized for the support of the public schools.
SR 93 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing January, 25, 1993, as Orange County Day.
SR 94 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Carolyn Bass for being chosen to receive a Texas Excellence Award for High School Teachers by The University of Texas Ex-Students' Association.
SR 112 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Declaring February 1, 1993, as Port Arthur Day at the Texas Capitol.
SR 177 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Designating February 9, 1993, as Diabetes Day at the Capitol and extending concern to those with diabetes.
SR 178 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Kathy Ungerer for her selection in November 1992 as the Texas Elementary Teacher of the Year.
SR 179 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Honorable David Aden Dunn of Orange on the occasion of his 51st birthday.
SR 180 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming foreign exchange students Martine Savard of Canada, Martin Juul of Denmark, Lisbet Franson of Sweden, and Christian Johannesdotter of Germany.
SR 260 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 24, 1993, as Farmers Insurance Group Day at the Texas Capitol.
SR 300 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Alletta R. Thompson for her selection as the 1992 Woman of the Year by the Quota Club of Port Arthur.
SR 617 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the South East Texas Foster Grandparent Program, which provides help for youth considered to be at-risk.
SR 618 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Clarence Traube on being presented with the Service To Mankind Award by the Evening Sertoma Club of Port Arthur.
SR 813 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the students of Monsignor Kelly High School of Beaumont, Texas, and their marine science teacher, Terri Clark, for their recent selection for the Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence.
SR 933 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Golden Triangle letter carriers who assist their community's food banks.
SR 949 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending all who serve in the Emergency Medical Services and declaring May 23 through 29, 1993, as Emergency Medical Services Week.
SR 1083 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the students of Austin Middle School of Beaumont for winning first place in the middle school division of the H.E.B./General Land Office Environmental Challenge.
SR 1084 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Coach Bennie Clay of Port Arthur, who is retiring after 25 years of service with the Port Arthur Independent School District.
SR 1085 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Henry Wehmeyer of Calhoun County.
SR 1086 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Robert Eugene Moore of Houston for his artistry as a cabinetmaker.
SR 1140 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. 1051.
SR 1157 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. 1062.
SR 1158 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. 1061.
SR 1202 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. 498.
72nd Regular Session
SB 2 Last Action: Referred to s/c on Insurance by President
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the insurance industry and to the punishment for certain criminal offenses relating to the business of insurance and creating certain offenses.
SB 14 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the prevention of, and the damage, cleanup, costs, and liability for, oil spills in coastal waters of the state; providing for adequate response to spills of oil and other pollutants in coastal waters; levying a coastal protection fee; creating the coastal protection fund; amending licensing requirements for pilots in state waters; making appropriations; and providing civil and criminal penalties.
SB 35 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Department of Natural Resources; transferring appropriations.
SB 49 Last Action: Governor submitted as emergency
Caption: Relating to the distribution of the available school fund and to a state ad valorem tax for the support of the public schools.
SB 50 Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the repeal of state taxes.
SB 51 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an extension of the authorization of the Select Committee on Tax Equity and to the membership of that committee.
SB 182 Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to an emergency appropriation to Lamar University for repair and replacement of facilities damaged and destroyed by fire.
SB 341 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the compensation of a retired judge assigned as a visiting judge.
SB 351 Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
Caption: Relating to public schools.
SB 366 Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
Caption: Relating to the payment of wages.
SB 408 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to certain officers of the court appearing and pleading in certain courts.
SB 409 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to further detention of certain persons.
SB 410 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to the administration of county jails.
SB 411 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the definition of peace officers; making certain technical corrections.
SB 412 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the payment by a surety to a county of costs incurred by the county in the execution of an arrest warrant issued in response to the surrender by the surety of the principal.
SB 526 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the conversion of certain hospital districts into districts operating under Article IX, Section 9, of the Texas Constitution.
SB 527 Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the continuation and operation of the Texas Structural Pest Control Board.
SB 565 Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to pollution prevention and waste reduction assistance.
SB 595 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the change of domicile of insurance companies and health maintenance organizations.
SB 636 Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to coverage of pharmaceutical services under certain health insurance policies.
SB 654 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to personal property exempt from seizure.
SB 675 Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to establishing a minority doctoral incentive program.
SB 676 Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to providing incentive funding to public junior colleges that graduate certain students.
SB 677 Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to credit in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas for accumulated sick leave.
SB 678 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to compulsory attendance at public school tutorial classes.
SB 735 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the Texas public school employees group insurance program.
SB 815 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to compulsory pilotage services to or from ports in this state; imposing a civil penalty.
SB 824 Last Action: Placed on Major State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of boards of regents of certain public institutions of higher education concerning certain contracts or agreements entered into by those institutions.
SB 843 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the degree-granting authority of Lamar University at Port Arthur and Lamar University at Orange.
SB 920 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to proceedings before a grand jury; providing a penalty.
SB 932 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to the detachment and annexation of certain territory from a school district.
SB 933 Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
Caption: Relating to the purchase of library books and materials for libraries at institutions of higher education.
SB 1146 Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to compensation for part-time instructors in Texas public junior colleges and to funding of lower division academic and vocational/technical teaching by full-time faculty.
SB 1147 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to testing of deaf or blind students enrolled at institutions of higher education.
SB 1151 Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to a statewide program to recruit and train professional educators.
SB 1152 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a pilot program for ungraded mixed-age instruction in public elementary schools.
SB 1153 Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the rights of public junior college faculty.
SB 1286 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board's duty to devise formulas to be used in making appropriations recommendations to the legislature for institutions of higher education and to the Legislative Budget Board's duty regarding those formulas.
SB 1287 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the health professions resource center.
SB 1340 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to recycling programs and incentives; creating offenses and providing penalties.
SB 1341 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to the regulation of persons engaged in removing asbestos from public buildings or disturbing, encapsulating, or enclosing that asbestos; providing penalties.
SB 1342 Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
Caption: Relating to the authority of a risk pool established by a political subdivision to obtain reinsurance.
SB 1343 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to the election of commissioners of the Port of Beaumont Navigation District of Jefferson County.
SB 1479 Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the punishment, sentencing, and availability of parole and furloughs for a person convicted of a capital offense.
SB 1495 Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the repeal Article 5.76-2, Insurance Code concerning the creation and operation of the Texas Workers' Compensation Insurance Facility.
SB 1505 Last Action: Withdrawn from intent calendar
Caption: Relating to regulating boat or outboard motor manufacturers, distributors, and dealers.
SB 1537 Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the net asset requirements of licensees under the Texas Pawnshop Act.
SB 1541 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, and operation of the Texas Mitigation Management Commission and granting the authority to acquire property.
SB 1543 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to flood prevention and control; making appropriations.
SB 1554 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to establishing the Texas Academy of Leadership in the Humanities at Lamar University.
SB 1561 Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the regulation of electric cooperatives.
SB 1612 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to appointment, service, and duties of masters in proceedings for court-ordered mental health services.
SCR 43 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing the State Preservation Board to declare as surplus property the gazebo currently located on the southeast grounds of the Capitol and transfer that property to the city of Bronte.
SCR 117 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating the month of October, 1991, as "Cowboy Music Month" and honoring The Spirit of Texas cowboy band and Russell D. "Red" Steagall.
SCR 138 Last Action: Referred to Administration
Caption: Establishing the Task Force on Health Care Access and Affordability.
SJR 1 Last Action: Governor submitted as emergency
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to distribution of the available school fund and to ad valorem taxes authorized for the support of the public schools.
SJR 19 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the use of the available school fund.
SJR 20 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the equitable distribution among school districts of ad valorem taxes assessed and collected for the support of public free schools.
SR 27 Last Action: Received by the Secretary of the Senate
Caption: Bequeathing the white gazebo on the south lawn of the State Capitol to the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce.
SR 55 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Senator Ted Lyon on his birthday.
SR 73 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing January 28, 1991, as Orange County Day.
SR 74 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing January 29, 1991, as "Diabetes Day at the Capitol" and expressing concern for those with diabetes.
SR 135 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the citizens of Port Arthur on Port Arthur Day, February 4, 1991.
SR 190 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Kevin Schwantz for ranking 2nd in the world in the 500 cc class of 1990 Grand Prix motorcycle road racing.
SR 198 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Directing the Subcommittee on Insurance to conduct an interim study on the availability of insurance coverage in the State of Texas.
SR 233 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Robert Rauschenberg.
SR 315 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Mrs. Elizabeth Senigaur on her 100th birthday.
SR 371 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Joseph M. Misbrenar for his exceptional contributions to employee relations in the oil industry through his service to the Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers International Union.
SR 372 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Port Arthur-Lincoln High School Bumble Bees for winning the Class 4A basketball state championship title.
SR 383 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating teacher Laurie Beard and her fourth grade class at Orangefield Elementary on winning the grand prize in a contest sponsored by the Scholastic News for their project entitled "Kids Care".
SR 386 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Hardin-Jefferson High School varsity boys basketball team.
SR 413 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Resolving to suspend the senate rules for the conference committee report on Senate Bill No. 351.
SR 503 Last Action: Received by the Secretary of the Senate
Caption: Resolving that Senate Rule 12.03 be suspended in part as provided by Senate Rule 12.08 to enable the conference committee appointed to resolve the differences on Senate Bill No. 351.
SR 519 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Resolving to suspend Senate Rule 12.03 to enable the conference committee appointed to resolve the differences on Senate Bill No. 351.
SR 588 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of civil rights leader Elmo Willard III of Beaumont.
SR 661 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the fourth grade class at Orangefield Elementary School and their inspiring teacher, Laurie Beard, for their noble ideals and deeds.
SR 662 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jack Hayes for his outstanding work as a Doctors Hospital Auxiliary volunteer.
SR 690 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the grandmothers and grandfathers who have participated in the South East Texas Foster Grandparent Program.
SR 713 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Honorable and Mrs. Albert Wadel Moursand III on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary, May 8, 1991.
SR 836 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of outstanding community leader and businessman, Thomas F. Jenkins, of Winnie.
SR 837 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Joseph William Minter, distinguished Magistrate of the Commonwealth of Virginia, for his exemplary devotion and loyalty as a public servant.
SR 838 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy McDonald Marks on the birth of their son, Master Joseph McDonald Marks, December 27, 1990.
SR 861 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Lieutenant Commander Jacob Dwight Johnson.
SR 863 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Captain A. H. White, Commander of Air Group-3, for his exemplary performance in carrying out his assignments during the Persian Gulf War.
72nd 1st Called Session
SB 2 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to the oversight and regulation of the state's environmental resources, natural resources, and energy resources; providing for the issuance of bonds by mitigation project participants; creating offenses and providing civil and criminal penalties.
SB 10 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to primary, secondary, and post-secondary education.
SB 44 Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to tax abatement agreements and truth in taxation.
SB 45 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to terms and compensation of directors of the Trinity Bay Conservation District.
SB 46 Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the qualifications of sheriffs.
SB 59 Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the minimum standards for emergency medical services vehicles operating in certain counties.
SB 90 Last Action: Referred to Government Organization
Caption: Relating to the oversight and regulation of the state's environmental, natural, and energy resources and to the duties, powers, and functions of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission.
SB 92 Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the authority of the manager of Jefferson County Drainage District No. 7 to hire and terminate employees of the district.
SJR 7 Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to prescribe the qualifications of sheriffs.
SR 101 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Paying tribute to Shirley Bailey, Natascha Bartnicki, Dana L. Chappell, Carl Griffith, Jr., Mary Ellen Hunt, June Klein, Creighton LeBlanc, Dr. Carl Montano, Anthony Pendleton, and the Reverend Randy G. Vaughn, who were the recipients of "The 10 People Who Made a World of Difference Awards".
SR 102 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Adam Vance for winning second place in the C.H.I.C.K.E.N. Club essay contest sponsored by the D.E.F.Y. Foundation.
SR 103 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Charles W. Beard, Field Director for the Three Rivers Council of the Boy Scouts of America, for his many years of devoted service.
SR 172 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Expressing gratitude to physicians Robert Ojemann, Michael McKenna, Jeffery Terrell, Laurie Shapiro, Mack Cheney, and Daniel Townsend for care given to Kari Lynn McDonald, and to her husband, Ian Lynn, for his commitment and support.
SR 173 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Mr. Charles Johnson for his notable contributions to the American Association of Retired Persons for the past 10 years.
SR 174 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Joining with the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1839 in honoring Louise Reid at a festive homecoming in Cleveland.
SR 291 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Loy Blanton, a noted patriot and singer-songwriter whose contributions to the country music world have spanned nearly a quarter of a century.
72nd 2nd Called Session
SB 52 Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the qualifications of sheriffs.
SB 53 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to terms and compensation of directors of the Trinity Bay Conservation District.
SB 59 Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to tax abatement agreements and truth in taxation.
SJR 8 Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to prescribe the qualifications of sheriffs.
SR 34 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Joyce Bauman Perkins.
SR 35 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Kay Nolte Abernathy.
72nd 3rd Called Session
SR 41 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Coffman of Port Arthur on the occasion of their golden wedding anniversary.
SR 42 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Koenig of Beaumont on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 43 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Reeves of Nederland on the occasion of their golden wedding anniversary.
SR 44 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. John Kelly, Jr., of Beaumont on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 45 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Rhett Jackson of Beaumont on the occasion of their 60th wedding anniversary.
SR 46 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. John Hooper, Jr., of Beaumont on the occasion of their golden wedding anniversary.
SR 47 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Ivy Broussard of Beaumont on the occasion of their diamond weddng anniversary.
SR 48 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Charles Young of Vidor on the occasion of their golden wedding anniversary.
SR 49 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Weldon LeBlanc of Port Arthur on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 50 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. William Karr of Beaumont on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary.
72nd 4th Called Session
SB 1 Last Action: Reported favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to public school education.
SJR 1 Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing an equity standard for public school finance, authorizing the redistribution of certain ad valorem taxes levied and collected by certain school districts, authorizing certain tax rate limitations in certain school districts, providing certain state funds to the support of public education, and authorizing state general obligation bonds to assist school districts in financing facilities.
SR 45 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending James W. Kinnear and recognizing December 3, 1992, as James W. Kinnear Day in Jefferson County.
SR 48 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Paul Weller for his unique contributions to the world of music.
71st Regular Session
SB 42 Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Relating to the failure to secure a child passenger safety seat system.
SB 43 Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Relating to the appointment of members to the Parks and Wildlife Commission.
SB 77 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to proprietary schools; providing a civil penalty.
SB 78 Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to the expenditure of constitutionally appropriated funds at Lamar University at Port Arthur and Lamar University at Orange.
SB 82 Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board's duty to devise formulas to be used in making appropriations recommendations to the legislature for institutions of higher education and to the Legislative....
SB 83 Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to providing incentive funding to public junior colleges that graduate students who transfer to senior colleges and universities and complete a certain number of academic courses at those institutions.
SB 95 Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to school guidance counselors.
SB 96 Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to foreign exchange teachers.
SB 134 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to security for judgments pending appeal.
SB 136 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a limitation of liability for persons operating a medical emergency vehicle while responding to a medical emergency for a volunteer fire department.
SB 163 Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of intentionally exposing another to AIDS or HIV, to AIDS testing for certain persons who have been arrested, convicted, or confined, to notification of certain persons about results...
SB 164 Last Action: Left as pending business in s/c
Caption: Relating to the protection of certain employees who report a violation of law or rule or refuse to enter certain work situations; providing a penalty.
SB 170 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the operation of a vehicle with a child in the open bed of the vehicle and to the operation of a vehicle with a child not secured by a child passenger safety seat system; providing a penalty.
SB 197 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to notification to parents of the lack of certification of teachers.
SB 198 Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Establishing a minimum salary for beginning faculty at state-supported senior colleges and universities.
SB 199 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the addition of environment as an initial priority research area supported by an advanced technology program.
SB 276 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the operation of a moving vessel or the manipulation of water skis, an aquaplane, or other waterborne device while intoxicated; providing criminal penalties.
SB 292 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to indigent health care.
SB 293 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to collective bargaining contracts entered into between this state or a political subdivision of this state and certain labor organizations.
SB 389 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Cal.
Caption: Relating to the operation of certain vehicles transporting poles for the maintenance of electric power transmission and distribution lines.
SB 411 Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the continuation of the Texas Department of Labor and Standards under the new name, the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, and to the administration and functions of that department...
SB 457 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to funding higher education and the composition, continuation, and functions of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
SB 477 Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the allocation of certain constitutionally dedicated funds to eligible institutions of higher education.
SB 478 Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to cooperative educational decision making for certain school districts and their employees.
SB 495 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to industrial ambulances and the definition of authorized emergency vehicle.
SB 501 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the composition of the board and to the continuation and functions of the Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation.
SB 502 Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the annexation of unaccredited school districts and to the revocation of accrediation of certain school districts.
SB 503 Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the size of certain public school classes.
SB 513 Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a college and university savings bonds program; the designation of certain veterans land bonds and veterans housing assistance bonds as college and university savings bonds.
SB 574 Last Action: Postponed in s/c
Caption: Relating to AIDS and HIV testing for defendants convicted of certain offenses.
SB 575 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the adoption of the Uniform Statutory Form Power of Attorney Act.
SB 650 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to technology and telecommunications in public education.
SB 655 Last Action: Referred to Special Subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the compensation of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district.
SB 656 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to inspection for sunscreening device labels on certain motor vehicles.
SB 657 Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to the personal civil liability of a member of the emergency management council or a local emergency planning committee.
SB 658 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a patient profile record system and to patient prescription records required to be maintained by certain physicians.
SB 721 Last Action: Referred to Special Subcommittee
Caption: Relating to prohibiting an appraisal district from using public funds to attempt to influence legislation.
SB 722 Last Action: Referred to Judiciary
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the County Court at Law of Liberty County.
SB 739 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to public school textbooks.
SB 774 Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to revocation of an insurance company's certificate of authority.
SB 775 Last Action: Referred to Special Subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the punishment, sentencing, and availability of parole and furloughs for a person convicted of a capital offense.
SB 776 Last Action: Meeting canceled
Caption: Relating to political contributions in connection with judicial offices; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 835 Last Action: Effective with fall semester 1989
Caption: Relating to fees and deposits of institutions of higher education.
SB 937 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to Texas Water Development Board appointments to the board of directors of the Lower Neches Valley Authority.
SB 938 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the 344th District Court.
SB 939 Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to certain officers of the court appearing and pleading in certain courts.
SB 940 Last Action: Laid on table in committee
Caption: Relating to the liability of a blood bank, organ bank, tissue bank, or other similar organization that operates for profit.
SB 941 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Jefferson County Indigent Health Care District; authorizing a tax; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting....
SB 1019 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the funding of elementary and secondary education.
SB 1047 Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to the construction of statutes.
SB 1049 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a central repository of school district boundary information and maps.
SB 1145 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the appraisal of and career ladder for public school teachers.
SB 1146 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the sale of certain real property in Jefferson County by Lamar University.
SB 1147 Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to awards, incentives, and assistance for certain schools, school districts, and students, to the qualifications of school principals, to the accreditation of public schools, and to educational economic....
SB 1164 Last Action: Left as pending business in s/c
Caption: Relating to mandatory workers' compensation coverage and establishment of the uninsured employers' fund; providing criminal penalties.
SB 1165 Last Action: Left as pending business in s/c
Caption: Relating to policies and rates for workers' compensation insurance.
SB 1166 Last Action: Left as pending business in s/c
Caption: Relating to the abolition of the Texas Workers' Compensation Assigned Risk Pool.
SB 1167 Last Action: Left as pending business in s/c
Caption: Relating to the creation and administration of the workers' catastrophic loss fund; providing civil penalties.
SB 1168 Last Action: Left as pending business in s/c
Caption: Relating to the creation and administration of a workers' compensation insurance pool for catastrophic losses incurred by employees of certain political subdivisions.
SB 1283 Last Action: Returned to committee
Caption: Relating to the creation and operation of a life, health, and accident reinsurance pool for certain local governments.
SB 1381 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the exemption of certain structural movers from regulation by the Railroad Commission of Texas.
SB 1382 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to a requirement that certain inmates in the Texas Department of Corrections participate in educational or living skills programs as a condition to earning good conduct time.
SB 1383 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the regulation of hazardous waste management in Texas; restricting hazardous waste from disposal at municipal solid waste facilities.
SB 1391 Last Action: Referred to Special Subcommittee
Caption: Relating to penalties on delinquent taxes.
SB 1392 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to regional administration by certain health-related state agencies.
SB 1393 Last Action: Referred to Special Subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the designation of a defendant by a fictitious name in certain pleadings.
SB 1394 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to good faith bidding at a sale of real property under a contract lien.
SB 1395 Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to identification requirements regarding certain transactions involving the sale or pawning of personal property, and to certain presumptions in the prosecution of theft offenses involving the receipt....
SB 1396 Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to service creditable in the elected class of membership of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
SB 1412 Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Relating to the career ladder for public school teachers.
SB 1413 Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the frequency of accreditation and program compliance inspections.
SB 1414 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the development of a health affairs policy report.
SB 1476 Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the right of employees of political subdivisions to designate a part of their earned income for transfer to organizations or agencies of their own choosing.
SB 1503 Last Action: Referred to Environmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to pollution prevention and waste reduction assistance.
SB 1723 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the application of the Texas Sunset Act to the Public Utility Commission and the Office of Public Utility Counsel.
SB 1742 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the liability of pilots rendering pilot services to or from ports located in Jefferson County or Orange County.
SB 1743 Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the exclusion of territory from certain emergency services districts.
SB 1769 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to review by the Texas Air Control Board and the Texas Water Commission of certain applications for permits to operate hazardous waste management facilities.
SB 1794 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the terms of directors of the Port of Port Arthur Navigation District.
SB 1795 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the provision of nursing homes or related institutions by a health facilities development corporation.
SB 1800 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the terms of commissioners of the Orange County Navigation and Port District.
SCR 2 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Creating a joint committee to select the Texas State Artists.
SCR 4 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Inviting Dr. Winfred Godwin to address a joint session.
SCR 40 Last Action: Referred to Rules and Resolutions
Caption: Declaring February 28, 1989, to be Counselor's Day in Austin.
SCR 48 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Encouraging school districts to have a psychologist available to diagnose and treat students who suffer from emotional disturbances.
SCR 66 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting certain professional schools to require instruction in industrial hygiene and safety, occupational medicine, and occupational health nursing.
SCR 76 Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Directing each institution of higher education to develop a comprehensive policy on HIV infection and AIDS.
SCR 99 Last Action: Referred to Rules and Resolutions
Caption: Proclaiming April, 1989, as Western Swing Month in Texas.
SCR 123 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending Dorothy Spencer Garry.
SCR 185 Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Requesting the Lieutenant Governor and Speaker to establish the Joint Interim Committee on Prescription Drug Programs.
SCR 188 Last Action: Filed w/o the Governor's signature
Caption: Resolving to suspend rules to allow conferees to go outside either house's version of SB1019 and to suspend printing and notice rules for CCR.
SJR 27 Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the institutions eligible to benefit from the permanent university fund.
SJR 36 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to repeal the authorization for creation of a hospital district in a specified portion of Jefferson County.
SJR 37 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide by law for the creation, administration, operation, powers, duties, financing, and dissolution of indigent health care districts.
SJR 56 Last Action: Referred to Judiciary
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the disposition at death of certain community property.
SR 5 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Welcoming Congressman Jack Brooks.
SR 41 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Designating January 23, 1989, as Orange County Day.
SR 43 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Julie Rogers of Beaumont.
SR 77 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Joining the citizens of Port Arthur in their celebration of Port Arthur Day, February 6, 1989.
SR 87 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. Russell Coco, Jr., on his retirement.
SR 259 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Commending Theodore Johns, Sr. and Elmo Willard III.
SR 281 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Designating March 21, 1989, Diabetes Alert Day.
SR 540 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Commending the American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations for its efforts to improve working conditions for all Americans.
SR 613 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Recognizing Dr. Cheryl Mueller as an outstanding medical doctor.
SR 614 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Expressing sincere gratitude to Dr. Bryan M. Cox, San Antonio physician, for providing expert care to countless citizens of our state.
SR 615 Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Directing the Senate Committee on Jurisprudence to study issues relating to blood and organ donation.
SR 649 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Commending Harry Hubbard for his service to the members of the AFL-CIO and the citizens of Texas.
SR 692 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Commending Dr. O. C. "Mike" Taylor on his outstanding career in education and extending to him best wishes for a happy and rewarding retirement.
SR 730 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Designating Anahuac, Texas, Alligator Capital of Texas.
SR 732 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating the Port Arthur Lincoln High School basketball team.
SR 739 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Paying tribute to the life and career of the great music personality, Janis Lyn Joplin.
SR 740 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: In memory of Paul Douglas Hulsey, Jr.
SR 741 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: In memory of Howard McDaniel of Nederland.
SR 742 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: In memory of Dewey Maurice "Teddy Bear" Cox, Sr. of Orange.
SR 743 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: In memory of Marlin Neal Thompson, Jr., and Linda Frederick Thompson of Orange.
SR 756 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Commending the life of public service embraced by Ms. Dolores Lawless.
SR 775 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Creating the Texas Aquatic Product Advisory Commission.
SR 782 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Gentil on their 64th wedding anniversary.
SR 783 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Commending Commander James L. Robinson for his dedicated service to the nation and expressing sincere appreciation to him for his exemplary record of military service.
71st 1st Called Session
SB 50 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the contract authority of the Jefferson County Drainage District No. 7.
SB 89 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the terms of directors of the Port of Port Arthur Navigation District.
SR 203 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Creating a special interim committee to investigate rate-making and oversight policies for workers' compensation insurance policies.
71st 2nd Called Session
SB 10 Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the guaranteed yield component of the foundation school program.
SB 13 Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the terms of directors of the Port of Port Arthur Navigation District.
SCR 2 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Directing the State Preservation Board to authorize a monument on the Capitol grounds honoring the classroom teacher.
SCR 3 Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Requesting the State Board of Education to develop a school finance plan.
71st 3rd Called Session
SB 31 Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to public education; making appropriations.
SCR 7 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending Robert A. Kugle.
SJR 7 Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to distribution of the available school fund.
SR 4 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: In memory of John Kelly Aiena.
71st 4th Called Session
SB 1 Last Action: Sent to the Comptroller
Caption: Relating to public education; making appropriations.
SCR 5 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring the Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School band.
SCR 21 Last Action: Filed
Caption: Directing the Senate enrolling clerk to make a technical correction in SB No. 1.
SJR 1 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to distribution of the available school fund.
SR 14 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Commending the Port Arthur Lincoln Bumblebees on another superlative season of play.
SR 34 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Dr. W. Sam Monroe on receiving the Port Arthur Proud Crowd 1990 Roy Hayes Award.
SR 60 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to Hull-Daisetta Elementary School for winning its seventh consecutive district University Interscholastic League literary title.
SR 61 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to Hull-Daisetta Junior School for winning the district University Interscholastic League literary title for 1990.
SR 68 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to artist G. Harvey of Fredericksburg on his selection as a finalist in the Texas State Artist Competition.
SR 69 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to George Boutwell of Clifton on his selection as a finalist in the Texas State Artist Competition.
SR 70 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to Letitia Ramsey Stine on her selection as a finalist for consideration for designation as Texas State Artist.
SR 71 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to Mondel Rogers on his selection as a finalist for consideration for designation as Texas State Artist.
SR 72 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to C. W. Dykes on his selection as a finalist for consideration for designation as Texas State Artist.
SR 73 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to Ronnie Wells of Cleveland on being selected as a finalist in the competition for Texas State Artist.
SR 74 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to C. B. Mahaney on being selected as a finalist in the competition for Texas State Artist.
SR 75 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to Pamela Gilbreth Watkins on being selected as a finalist in the competition for Texas State Artist.
SR 76 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to David W. Cunyus on being selected as a finalist in the competition for Texas State Artist.
SR 77 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to W.C. Richardson III on his recent selection as one of the finalists in the official Texas State Artist Competition.
SR 78 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to B.R. Greene of Balch Springs on being a finalist in the competition for Texas State Artist.
SR 79 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to Tom Moss of Conroe on being named a finalist in the Texas State Artist Competition.
SR 100 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Suspending rules limiting conference committee jurisdiction on SB1.
SR 104 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Extending congratulations to the Hull-Daisetta High School students for capturing the district UIL literary title for 1990.
SR 117 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Expressing gratitude to the participants in the South East Texas Foster Grandparent Program.
71st 5th Called Session
SB 1 Last Action: House fails to override Gov.'s veto
Caption: Relating to public education.
SCR 8 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Laura Allard.
SCR 10 Last Action: Referred to House Administration
Caption: Establishing a task force to study the Trinity River Authority.
SR 2 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: In memory of Reece Lin Coker.
SR 5 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Joining with the citizens of Orange, Texas, in congratulating the Reverend William Earl Gamblin and commending him for his numerous accomplishments.
SR 6 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Joining the members of the First United Pentecostal Church of Orange, Texas, in commemorating the life of Alma Maude Gamblin who served as an inspiration and an example to others.
SR 26 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Doug Etheridge on his induction into the Texas High School Coaches Association's prestigious Hall of Honor.
SR 27 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Commending Lane Seaman for her many generous and distinguished services to her fellow Texans and extending congratulations to her for receiving the recognition she so richly deserves.
SR 28 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Commending and applauding the Vidor High School Brigadettes on their splendid showing at the Mardi Gras Drill Team Contest and for capturing the Sweepstakes trophy.
SR 32 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating the 1990 Small Business Achievement Award honorees for their outstanding achievements.
SR 110 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Commending Jack Roberts for his superlative services with the Comptroller's office and extending best wishes to him for continued success in all future endeavors.
71st 6th Called Session
SB 1 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/90
Caption: Relating to public education.
SCR 2 Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Requesting the lieutenant governor and speaker of the house of representatives to establish a task force to study all issues relating to the Trinity River Authority.
SR 6 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Requesting the lieutenant governor and speaker of the house of representatives to establish a task force to study all aspects of the Trinity River Authority.
SR 50 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Dempsey Humphries on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 51 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Joining with the relatives and friends of Mr. and Mrs. John Wallace Hulin in extending them best wishes and congratulations on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 52 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Carroll C. Pfleider on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 53 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Joining with the relatives and friends of Mr. and Mrs. George Orena in extending them best wishes and congratulations on their 50th wedding anniversary.
SR 59 Last Action: Failed of adoption
Caption: Urging removal of the of the gazebo on the Capitol grounds.
70th Regular Session
SB 39 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, purpose, powers and duties, and funding of a hazardous waste research center at Lamar University at Beaumont.
SB 44 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to providing educational services for persons with diabetes, to providing continuing education for health care professionals who serve persons with diabetes, and to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Health and the Texas Board of Health.
SB 45 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the continuation of the Texas Coastal and Marine Council and its administration, powers, and duties.
SB 46 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to name of the Port of Beaumont Navigation District of Jefferson County.
SB 47 Last Action: Subcommittee meeting canceled
Caption: Relating to the use of city hotel occupancy tax revenues by certain cities.
SB 48 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to exempting certain pension benefits from forced sale for the payment of debts.
SB 49 Last Action: Referred to Special Subcommittee
Caption: Relating to exemptions to fishing licenses.
SB 50 Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the location of community-based homes for disabled persons.
SB 133 Last Action: Referred to s/c on Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to optional credit and benefits for certain members of the Texas Municipal Retirement System.
SB 134 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to submission of evidence of financial responsibility on registration and inspection of a motor vehicle.
SB 235 Last Action: Referred to Special Subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of campus security personnel at institutions of higher education.
SB 285 Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to the protection of certain employees who report a violation of law or rule or refuse to enter certain work situations; providing a penalty.
SB 286 Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to membership and service credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for certain temporary employees.
SB 318 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the definition of net assets as it applies to certain insurers.
SB 335 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to testing public school teachers and administrators.
SB 346 Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to compensation for certain victims of crime.
SB 367 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the exemption of recreational boats from ad valorem taxation.
SB 437 Last Action: Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Housing Agency to issue bonds and to enter into certain agreements.
SB 438 Last Action: Member vote recorded in Journal
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Housing Agency to issue bonds secured by the reserve fund and prescribing procedures for restoration of depletions of the reserve fund.
SB 509 Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to the continuation, powers, and duties of the Texas Board of Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies.
SB 534 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to limitations on foreign exchange teachers.
SB 537 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the health risk assessment of certain toxic substances and harmful physical agents by the Texas Department of Health.
SB 543 Last Action: Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
Caption: Relating to reporting of postsecondary academic performance to high schools.
SB 607 Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to educational programs for gifted and talented students.
SB 622 Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the selection of a county depository.
SB 650 Last Action: Left as pending business in s/c
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain utilities by the public utility commission.
SB 651 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the relationship between a sales representative and the representative's principal.
SB 695 Last Action: Reported favorably w/amendments
Caption: Establishing a minimum salary for beginning faculty at state-supported senior colleges and universities.
SB 703 Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Relating to the career ladder for public school teachers.
SB 791 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to student center fees at Lamar University.
SB 792 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the exchange of certain property by Lamar University.
SB 793 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to public school testing and educational quality; amending Education Code, as amended, by amending Subsection (e), Section 21.112; Subsection (b), Section 21.453; Subsection (a), Section 21.461; Subsections (a) and (c), Section 21.551; Subsections (a) and (c), Section 21.724; Subsection (a), Section 21.754; and Section 21.911; by adding Subsection (d) to Section 21.752 and Subsection (c) to Section 21.757; and by amending and renumbering 11.203.
SB 794 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to proprietary schools: providing a civil penalty.
SB 795 Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to physicians' educational loans and the abolition of the State Rural Medical Education Board.
SB 796 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to courses, degrees, and programs offered and to the expenditure of constitutionally appropriated funds at Lamar University at Port Arthur and Lamar University at Orange.
SB 809 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to requirement for accreditation for a school district.
SB 810 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to notification to parents of the lack of certification of teachers.
SB 843 Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the county enforcement of overweight vehicle provisions.
SB 844 Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to workers' compensation insurance experience rating.
SB 898 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to qualifications, powers, and duties of a justice of the peace in regard to inquests and the creation of certain offenses concerning dead bodies; providing penalties.
SB 974 Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Relating to certain powers of the secretary of state regarding computer software and access to information stored in computer record banks.
SB 986 Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to service station fair trade; providing injunctive relief and action for damages.
SB 987 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the right of employees of political subdivisions to designate a part of their earned income for transfer to organizations or agencies of their own choosing.
SB 990 Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to retirement eligibility and benefits for certain members of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
SB 991 Last Action: Reported from s/c with substitute
Caption: Relating to cooperative bilateral educational decision making for certain school districts and their employees.
SB 992 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to reduction of paperwork in institutions of higher education.
SB 993 Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the testing of and remedial education opportunities for students at public institutions of higher education.
SB 994 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to teacher education.
SB 995 Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the salaries of employees of the Central Education Agency.
SB 1024 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the compensation of judges in Chambers County.
SB 1025 Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to the authority of Jefferson County Drainage District No. 6 to make purchases and to acquire and sell property.
SB 1026 Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to the duties and compensation of the board of directors of the Trinity Bay Conservation District.
SB 1029 Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the creation and funding of the Texas Coastal and Marine Council.
SB 1139 Last Action: Reported favorably w/amendments
Caption: Relating to annexation and detachment of certain school districts.
SB 1140 Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System.
SB 1141 Last Action: Reported favorably w/amendments
Caption: Relating to management policies of institutions and agencies of higher education.
SB 1256 Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the sale of certain state-owned property by the Commissioner of the General Land Office.
SB 1283 Last Action: Point of order sustained
Caption: Relating to the teacher career ladder and the appraisal process.
SB 1307 Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Relating to the issuance of bonds for the development of facilities and services related to a superconducting super collider.
SB 1308 Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education.
SB 1309 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the employment of off-duty officers to monitor the taking of shellfish from polluted areas.
SB 1310 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to eligibility standards for indigent health care and to indigent health care in leased county hospitals.
SB 1311 Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the appraisal of inventory for purposes of property taxation.
SB 1340 Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation of the County Court at Law No. 2 of Orange County and to the County Court at Law of Orange County.
SB 1398 Last Action: Reported favorably w/amendments
Caption: Relating to teacher inservice training and preparation.
SB 1399 Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to fees for driver's education courses.
SB 1414 Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to a unified system of security for judgments pending appeal to provide a procedure to supersede judgment liens, to provide a limit on the amount of security required, to provide flexibility in the type and amount of security required, to provide for interlocutory appellate review, to provide for implementing rules, and to declare an emergency.
SB 1457 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the misapplication of certain construction funds held in trust and criminal penalties for such misapplication.
SB 1468 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Cal.
Caption: Relating to ad valorem tax relief for certain off-shore drilling equipment that is not in use.
SB 1473 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to a contract for use, acquisition, or lease of school buses.
SB 1474 Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to identification of certain vehicles owned by cities; providing certain exceptions.
SB 1475 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the territorial requirements for incorporation of certain municipalities.
SB 1489 Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation of the County Court at Law No. 1 of Chambers County.
SB 1537 Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to the County Court at Law of Liberty County.
SB 1538 Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to competitive bidding requirements for certain hospital districts.
SCR 9 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending Blair Alayne Boies.
SCR 10 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Lyle Vickers.
SCR 12 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Creating a legislative committee to designate the Texas State Artist.
SCR 49 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing the Coordinating Board to study faculty compensation at public institutions of higher education.
SCR 53 Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Granting Richard Tobias permission to sue the State of Texas and The University of Texas System.
SCR 55 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing the Coordinating Board to study general funding policies at institutions of higher education.
SCR 86 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating Bob Hope as the recipient of the Texas Humanitarian Award.
SCR 122 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing the Senate Committee on Jurisprudence and the House Committee on the Judiciary to undertake a joint study of Texas law relating to security for judgments.
SCR 141 Caption: Returning House Bill Number 2243 to the Senate for further consideration.
SJR 37 Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow a state employee or other individual who receives all or part of his compensation from state funds to be eligible to receive a salary for serving on the governing body of certain political subdivisions.
SJR 57 Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to provide ad valorem tax relief for certain off-shore drilling equipment that is not in use.
SR 11 Caption: Extending congratulations to Robert Anthony "Bobby" Thornton.
SR 16 Caption: Joining the citizens of Orange County in the celebration of Orange County Day, January 26, 1987.
SR 29 Caption: Joining the citizens of Port Arthur in paying tribute to their city on Port Arthur Day, February 2, 1987.
SR 55 Caption: Memorial resolution for Wadell Hines.
SR 96 Caption: Extending congratulations to the City of Beaumont.
SR 136 Caption: Extending congratulations to Charles "Charlie" Schmucker.
SR 246 Caption: Memorial resolution for John Kenneth Threadgill.
SR 261 Caption: Mandating all State agencies involved with the shrimping industry to work with industry officials in developing a comprehensive program for saving sea turtles that would eliminate the need for Turtle Excluder Devices.
SR 465 Caption: Expressing sincere appreciation to Mrs. Elizabeth A. Phillips.
SR 512 Caption: Memorial resolution for Patrick Clay Walker.
SR 513 Caption: Commending Dr. Bill L. Farmer.
SR 626 Caption: Commending Arthur J. Guidry.
SR 627 Caption: Extending welcome to the members of the American Pilots' Association to the State of Texas.
SR 635 Caption: Commending the senior citizens who participated in the 4th Senatorial District's Senior Legislative Intern Program.
SR 636 Caption: Commending Velma Marjorie Dreyfus Jeter.
SR 637 Caption: Commending Johnie Alford.
SR 638 Caption: Memorial resolution for Dr. C. E. Jeter.
SR 639 Caption: Extending congratulations to the members, coaching staff, trainers and managers of the West Orange-Stark High School Mustangs.
SR 674 Caption: Suspending Senate rules to permit the Conference Committee on H.B. 685 to consider certain matters.
SR 709 Caption: Suspending Senate rules to permit the Conference Committee on H.B. 2181 to consider certain matters.
SR 712 Caption: Congratulating Judge Neil Caldwell on being named Texas State Artist.
70th 2nd Called Session
SB 11 Last Action: Effective in 90 days-10/20/87
Caption: Relating to the name of the Beaumont Navigation District.
SB 29 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the acquisition by the Orange County Navigation and Port District and the provision of certain projects and facilities on that property.
SB 82 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the appraisal of teachers and administrators for purposes of the career ladder.
SB 86 Last Action: Effective in 90 days-10/20/87
Caption: Relating to the election of appointment of members of the State Board of Education.
SR 6 Caption: Memorial resolution for Vera Evelyn Cox Ford Lea.
SR 66 Caption: Extending congratulations to Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church on its 50th anniversary.
SR 84 Caption: Honoring Miss Mattie Jones.
SR 95 Caption: Commending Harrison T. Davis.
SR 96 Caption: Extending birthday greetings to Mrs. Lilly Dale Cochran Bender on her 100th birthday.
SR 97 Caption: Honoring Miss Bertha Robinson of Beaumont.
SR 98 Caption: Honoring Mrs. Elia Davis of Beaumont.
SR 99 Caption: Memorial resolution for Vonnie Gilbert Burkhart.
SR 123 Caption: Extending birthday greetings to Senator Gonzalo Barrientos.
SR 125 Caption: Memorial resolution for Wilford Roy Cousins.
SR 126 Caption: Commending Judge Jack Cravy for his outstanding commitment to the Texas judicial system.
69th Regular Session
SB 6 Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating ot the composition of the board of directors of the Texas Housing Agency and to the housing functions and cooperation of the Texas Housing Agency and the Texas Department of Community Affairs.
SB 172 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the membership of the Southern Regional Education Compact.
SB 223 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to creation of a hazardous waste alternative center at Lamar University at Beaumont.
SB 236 Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the right of employees of political subdivisions to designate a part of their earned income for transfer to organizations or agencies of their own choosing.
SB 256 Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to regional administration by certain health-related state agencies.
SB 257 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the terms of court of the 344th District Court.
SB 322 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the definition of peace officer.
SB 434 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to missing children and young adults.
SB 460 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to modifications in funding of special programs under the Foundation School Program.
SB 474 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the reporting of occupational diseases to the Texas Department of Health and to the powers and duties of the Texas Board of Health, the Texas Department of Health, and the commissioner of health; making certain information confidential.
SB 475 Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to health risk assessments of the effects of toxic substances and to the establishment of a birth defects monitoring program and to the powers and duties of the Texas Board of Health and the Texas Department of Health; making certain information confidential.
SB 483 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to certain reports made by pharmaceutical peer review or pharmaceutical organization committees that result in possible disciplinary or remedial action by the Texas State Board of Pharmacy and to certain powers of the board; relating to immunity from liability and presumption of good faith.
SB 484 Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the duration of shifts, hours in a workweek, and compensation for fire fighters and other fire department personnel in certain cities.
SB 525 Last Action: Work session
Caption: Relating to the public school system, including administration, finance, personnel, standards, compensation, students, programs, teacher education, equipment, discipline, transportation, and transfer.
SB 541 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to identification of and state agency contracts with minority businesses.
SB 578 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to higher education finance, including the appropriation and allocation of funds under Article VII, Section 17, of the Texas Constitution and the effective date of previously authorized tuition increases.
SB 605 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Board of Regents of the University of Houston System; amending sections 111.33 and 111.34 of the Texas Education Code; and declaring an emergency.
SB 611 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to ownership of library materials and equipment purchased with funds appropriated under the Library Systems Act; amending Section 15 Article 5446a, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes.
SB 612 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to limitations on the authority of the State Purchasing and General Services Commission to acquire certain materials and services for libraries operated by university systems or institutions of higher education; amending Section 3.01, State Purchasing and General Services Act, as amended (Article 601b, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes).
SB 621 Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the construction, installation, standards, location and use of manufactured housing; to inspections; and to the creation and duties of the Texas Manufactured Housing Board of Appeals; imposing certain fees; amending the Texas Manufactured Housing Standards Act.
SB 650 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to exempting certain pension benefits from forced sale for the payment of debts.
SB 673 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to filling of vacancies of the board of trustees of a school district.
SB 716 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the creation of political subdivisions in municipal industrial districts.
SB 721 Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the regulation of private security officers.
SB 822 Last Action: See remarks
Caption: Relating to toilet facilities and the provision of sanitary drinking water on railroad trains; providing a civil penalty.
SB 825 Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to authorized investments for a portion of the veterans land fund, the permanent university fund, the teachers retirement system, the employees retirement system, the Texas county and district statewide retirement system, and the Texas municipal statewide retirement system; and declaring an emergency.
SB 854 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to adoption of a nonsubstantive revision of miscellaneous statutes relating to criminal procedure, including certain provisions for penalties; making conforming amendments and repeals.
SB 871 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to providing educational services for persons with diabetes, to providing continuing education for health care professionals who serve persons with diabetes, and to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Health and the Texas Board of Health.
SB 872 Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to the application of the Professional Prosecutors Act to certain prosecuting attorneys.
SB 924 Last Action: Meeting canceled
Caption: Relating to school programs for gifted and talented students.
SB 969 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the provision of housing for the elderly and to the powers and duties of the Texas Housing Agency, corporations organized under the Texas Housing Financing Corporation Act, and the Texas Department of Aging; creating a special fund and prescribing its use.
SB 970 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to venue in suits brought by the State involving overweight vehicles.
SB 1067 Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Clarifying the existence of a cause of action by and for the State for protection of natural resources and property of the State, providing remedies, and authorizing suit by the Attorney General.
SB 1235 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the composition of the State Textbook Committee.
SB 1259 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to a state policy regarding the layoff and recall of certain state employees.
SB 1282 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the issuance of bonds by certain cities to pay current expenses; providing for the levy of a tax to pay the principal of and interest thereon; containing other provisions pertaining to the subject; and declaring an emergency.
SB 1288 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the gulfward boundaries of general-law cities, towns, and villages located on the coastline.
SB 1299 Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to approved activities under the shellfish culture license, and to the use of state submerged lands as culture sites for growing brood stock, producing seed stock, setting spats, and grow out; and to the development of regulations to protect the public health and safety in the transplanting, harvest, handling and sale of cultured shellfish.
SB 1330 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the acquisition, development, and operation of certain islands and related facilities and improvements; providing for financing.
SB 1335 Last Action: See remarks
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Jefferson County Indigent Health Care District and the cooperation of the county and cities within the county.
SB 1356 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 69; and declaring an emergency.
SB 1357 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 70; and declaring an emergency.
SB 1358 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 71; and declaring an emergency.
SB 1359 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 72; and declaring an emergency.
SB 1360 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 73; and declaring an emergency.
SB 1361 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 74; and declaring an emergency.
SB 1369 Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the certification of court reporters.
SB 1370 Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the penalties incurred by delinquent property taxes.
SB 1371 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, and financing of the Lower Colorado River Electric and Water Authority and the dissolution of the Lower Colorado River Authority; and providing a penalty.
SB 1458 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, organization, boundaries, purposes, powers, duties, functions, authority, and financing of the Bastrop County Reclamation, Road, and Utility District, No. 1.
SB 1473 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the compensation and travel reimbursement for the governing body of the Orange County Navigation and Port District.
SCR 24 Last Action: Filed w/o the Governor's signature
Caption: Granting Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Landry permission to sue the State of Texas and the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation.
SCR 26 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating the French High School Buffaloes on their co-championship of the University Interscholastic League in Class 5A.
SCR 42 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Gilbert T. Adams of Beaumont.
SCR 61 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing the creation and establishment of the Aikin chairs as a permanent and lasting tribute to Senator A. M. Aikin, Jr.
SCR 80 Last Action: Filed w/o the Governor's signature
Caption: Granting John A. Kozakis permission to sue the state of Texas.
SCR 81 Last Action: Filed w/o the Governor's signature
Caption: Granting Stephen E. Avery permission to sue the state of Texas.
SCR 183 Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Directing that an interagency working committee be formed to promote protection of public health and the environment.
SCR 187 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Suspending House and Senate Rules for the conferees on SB578.
SJR 29 Last Action: Placed on Const. Amendments Calendar
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide by law for the creation, administration, operation, powers, duties, financing, and dissolution of indigent health care districts.
SJR 31 Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize broadened investment authority for certain veteran and university funds.
SJR 32 Last Action: Placed on Const. Amendments Calendar
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to repeal the authorization for creation of a hospital district in a specified portion of Jefferson County.
SR 20 Caption: Congratulating citizens of Orange County on annual Orange County Day.
SR 21 Caption: Memorial resolution for A. H. "Bob" Montagne, former Lamar University regent from Orange county.
SR 24 Caption: Extending welcome to Tamara Hext, Miss Texas.
SR 74 Caption: Declaring Monday, February 4, 1985, to be Port Arthur Day.
SR 94 Caption: Commending Frank Collins.
SR 142 Caption: Designating the 211th Engineer Dredge Detachment of the Texas Army National Guard as the Official Navy of Texas.
SR 160 Caption: Supporting cooperative programs between the Texas Housing Agency and the Texas Department on Aging.
SR 165 Caption: Commending William Henry Gardner.
SR 170 Caption: Directing the State Board of Education to revise the proposed definition of a grade reporting period.
SR 324 Caption: Commending Governor Price Daniel, Mrs. Jean Houston Daniel, and Mrs. Dorothy Blodgett.
SR 328 Caption: Directing the Senate Jurisprudence Committee to conduct an interim study of the State's system of legal representation.
SR 351 Caption: Expressing pride and gratitude to all older Texans and declaring May 1, 1985, as Senior Day.
SR 392 Caption: Requesting Lieutenant Governor appoint blue-ribbon committee to conduct interim study of State's system of securities regulation.
SR 481 Caption: Requesting State Board of Education to conduct study of existing school facilities in State.
SR 483 Caption: Establishing delegation appointed by Lieutenant Governor to protest in Washington the proposed witholding and diversion of funds authorized for and allocated to States for water sports purposes.
69th 2nd Called Session
SB 16 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to creation of a hazardous waste alternative center at Lamar University at Beaumont.
SB 47 Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to a state policy regarding layoffs, recalls, and grievances of state employees.
SB 48 Last Action: Meeting canceled
Caption: Relating to the minimum sick leave program for professional personnel of school districts.
SB 49 Last Action: Meeting canceled
Caption: Relating to state funding of community education services provided by school districts.
SB 54 Last Action: Meeting canceled
Caption: Relating to the investment of the permanent school fund in real property owned by the state.
SCR 14 Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Directing the Finance Commission of Texas to conduct a study relating to the feasibility and practicality of mortgage company regulation by the State of Texas, and to make a report to the 70th Legislature.
SR 12 Caption: Extending congratulations to Senator Chet Brooks on his birthday.
SR 47 Caption: Extending congratulations to Northway Baptist Church.
69th 3rd Called Session
SB 17 Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to state funding of community education services provided by school districts and the use of funds appropriated for the support of adult and adult vocational education.
SB 18 Last Action: Meeting canceled
Caption: Relating to the creation, purpose, powers and duties, and funding of a hazardous waste research center at Lamar University at Beaumont.
SB 19 Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the minimum sick leave program for professional personnel of school districts.
SB 26 Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the experienced teacher allotment paid to school districts under the foundation school program.
SB 38 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to retirement eligibility and benefits for certain members of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
SCR 4 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing the Finance Commission of Texas to conduct a study relating to the feasibility and practicality of mortgage company regulation by the State of Texas.
SCR 17 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Expressing legislative intent regarding state funding of adult and community education.
68th Regular Session
SB 6 Last Action: Placed on daily Major State Calendar
Caption: Relating to child passenger safety seat systems.
SB 173 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to an aggravated or deadly assault on a jailer or a guard.
SB 174 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the possession or use of shotgun shells containing lead shot while hunting, taking, or possessing certain waterfowl.
SB 175 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the use of hand-drawn seines in coastal water.
SB 195 Last Action: Testimony taken
Caption: Relating to application of the nepotism law to senate confirmation of certain appointees.
SB 196 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to personal leave for teachers.
SB 215 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the creation, membership, powers, and duties of the Texas Diabetes Council and to the development of public awareness and training and to other duties by the Texas Department of Health, the Texas Commission for the Blind, the Texas Rehabilitation Commission, the Texas Department of Human Resources, and the Central Education Agency; providing that funds for travel reimbursement shall be appropriated to the department.
SB 243 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to research and management of alligators, fur-bearing animals, and other wildlife resources, and to the removal of alligators and fur-bearing animals from wildlife management areas.
SB 265 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, and operation of the water bond guaranty program.
SB 266 Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to the housing functions of the Texas Department of Community Affairs and the powers and duties and membership of the Texas Housing Agency.
SB 267 Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the effect of confinement in another penal institution on the duration of a sentence to be served in the Texas Department of Corrections.
SB 268 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the 344th Judicial District, composed of Chambers County.
SB 269 Last Action: See remarks
Caption: Relating to the issuance of identification cards to disabled persons for use in parked vehicles.
SB 305 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of entry into a coin-operated machine with the intent to steal and the punishment for the possession of certain criminal instruments.
SB 362 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the basic skills assessment instrument required in public schools.
SB 363 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to resignation by a professional employee of a school district.
SB 364 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to restrictions against manufactured housing.
SB 365 Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to a program for the relief of certain consumers of residential gas and electricity.
SB 409 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the provision of physical facilities for Lamar University at Port Arthur and Lamar University at Orange.
SB 410 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to student centers and fees for student centers at Lamar University at Orange and Lamar University at Port Arthur.
SB 411 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to sick leave for teachers and other personnel regularly employed in the public schools of Texas.
SB 412 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to notice requirements, violations, and the requirement to keep minutes under the open meetings law, and the status of actions taken in violation of the law.
SB 413 Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to the right of public employees to voluntarily designate any portion of their earned income to organizations or agencies of their own choosing.
SB 419 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to a limitation on increases in ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly person or that person's surviving spouse.
SB 455 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to professional negotiations for certain employees of public schools.
SB 574 Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to membership and service credit in the Judicial Retirement System of Texas.
SB 585 Last Action: Placed on daily Major State Calendar
Caption: Relating to exemption of certain recreational boats from ad valorem taxation and from forced sale for debt and authorizing the governing body of each taxing unit to provide for the taxation of recreational boats.
SB 620 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the Lamar University System and to certain appropriations by the legislature to Lamar University.
SB 621 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the continuance of public hearings.
SB 678 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a commercial fishing advisory committee.
SB 679 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Health & Human Resources
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination against physicians on the basis of academic degree.
SB 720 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to the definition of "newspaper" in Chapter 151 of the Tax Code and to the repeal of certain other taxes and fees.
SB 721 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to taxes on certain coin-operated machines and to the allocation of the revenue from those taxes.
SB 722 Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to toilet and drinking water facilities in engines and cabooses; providing a penalty.
SB 724 Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Relating to information required to be posted in the places of business of certain licensed occupations.
SB 725 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to an appropriation to the house of representatives for conducting a study on rail passenger service in Texas.
SB 763 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to contracting to provide for the transportation of public school students.
SB 799 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to student services fees at certain institutions of higher education.
SB 841 Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the definition of "newspaper" in Chapter 151 of the Tax Code.
SB 842 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to collective bargaining for firemen and policemen.
SB 933 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation of a state job-training program.
SB 990 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the location in flood-prone areas of solid waste facilities or injection wells for disposal of hazardous or industrial solid waste.
SB 1125 Last Action: Effective on beginning of 83-84 school year
Caption: Relating to absences from public school for religious holy days.
SB 1126 Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to authorized investments for a portion of the veterans land fund, the permanent university fund, the teachers retirement system, the employees retirement system, the Texas county and district statewide retirement system, and the Texas municipal statewide retirement system; and declaring an emergency.
SB 1211 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the state law requiring that certain businesses maintain and make public certain personal information about their customers.
SB 1227 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the exclusion of serial and journal subscriptions for certain libraries from the requirements of the State Purchasing and General Services Act.
SB 1237 Last Action: Placed on daily Major State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the membership of the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Supreme Judicial District.
SB 1283 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the conversion of a navigation district acting under the provisions of Article III, Section 52 of the Constitution of the State of Texas into a navigation district acting under Article XVI, Section 59 of the Constitution of the State of Texas, to certain notice and hearing requirements, to elections, and to certain powers and duties of the commissioners courts and of converted districts.
SB 1284 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the duty of a parent to support his or her adult child in certain circumstances; providing for a suit for support.
SB 1285 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the creation, judges, jurisdiction, powers and duties, personnel, facilities, and practice and procedure of the County Court at Law of Liberty County.
SB 1286 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, judges, jurisdiction, personnel, and powers and duties of the County Court of Jefferson County at Law No. 3 and to the jurisdiction, judges, personnel, and powers of the County Courts of Jefferson County Nos. 1 & 2.
SB 1289 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to jurisdiction over and regulation of certain entities by the State Board of Insurance.
SB 1314 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Jefferson County Drainage District No. 6 and participating entities to acquire property.
SB 1315 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of bail bondsmen in certain counties; providing penalties.
SB 1326 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Creating and establishing a conservation and reclamation district under Article XVI, Section 59, Constitution of Texas, to be known as "Hille-Brandt Sewage District," located within the West Jefferson County Municipal Water District, Jefferson County, Texas; declaring the district a governmental agency, body corporate and politic; defining the boundaries; finding the field notes and boundaries form a closure, and related matters; finding benefit to all property within the district; conferring on the district the power to issue bonds to finance the construction of sanitary sewer facilities pursuant to Chapter 54, Title 4, Texas Water Code, where not in conflict with this Act; providing for the appointment of directors for the district and their qualifications, and related matters; finding and declaring that the requirements of Article XVI Section 59(d) and Section 59 (e) Constitution of Texas, have been performed and accomplished; enacting other provisions relating to the above mentioned subjects; providing a severability clause; and declaring an emergency.
SB 1327 Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to the state paying attorney's fees for certain suits against court-appointed attorneys.
SB 1352 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the appointment, duties, and staff of court administrators and their compensation, facilities, and equipment and the appointment, powers, and duties of masters for certain courts in Jefferson County.
SB 1353 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the conveyance of certain state real property in Jefferson County to the city of Port Arthur and to the reservation of the mineral, sand, gravel, and shell ownership and exploitation rights by the state.
SB 1354 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Repealing the Lower Colorado River Authority Act; creating a new conservation and reclamation district to be known as the Lower Colorado River Electric and Water Authority.
SB 1356 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the dissolution of the Northwest Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 7 and to certain powers and duties of the board of directors of the district.
SB 1375 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment, membership, personnel, compensation, powers and duties, and financing of a juvenile board in Chambers County and to the appointment of an advisory council.
SB 1376 Last Action: Placed on daily Major State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the incorporation, regulation, administration, funding, and dissolution of nonprofit education finance corporations created by cities and counties for the purpose of promoting opportunities for education through providing loans to students or promoting and developing new, expanded, and improveded educational facilities; prescribing the duties, powers, and privileges of the corporations and their sponsoring political entities; permitting higher education authorities to be converted into nonprofit higher education finance corporations; adding Chapter 59, to Title 3, Texas Education Code.
SB 1381 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, directors, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the Broussard Sewage District; requiring a confirmation election and allowing periodic elections; providing for extinguishment of the district unless confirmed within five years.
SB 1382 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, directors, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the Fannett Sewage District; requiring a confirmation election and allowing periodic elections; providing for extinguishment of the district unless confirmed within five years.
SB 1383 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, directors, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the Hillebrandt Sewage District; requiring a confirmation election and allowing periodic elections; providing for extinguishment of the district unless confirmed within five years..
SB 1384 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, directors, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the North Cheek Sewage District; requiring a confirmation election and allowing periodic elections; providing for extinguishment of the district unless confirmed within five years..
SB 1385 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the South Cheek Sewage District; requiring a confirmation election and allowing periodic elections; providing for extinguishment of the district unless confirmed within five years.
SB 1386 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, directors, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the North LaBelle Sewage District; requiring a confirmation election and allowing periodic elections; providing for extinguishment of the district unless confirmed within five years.
SB 1387 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, directors, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the South LaBelle Sewage District; requiring a confirmation election and allowing periodic elections; providing for extinguishment of the district unless confirmed within five years.
SB 1390 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to an exemption from property taxation of the property of certain nonprofit corporations that provide housing for persons with low income.
SCR 14 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting the Department of Health to redirect its diabetes screening money, study the scope and standards of diabetes education programs, study the possible means of documenting diabetes mortality statistics and report its findings.
SCR 15 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting the Texas Education Agency to emphasize health education, including diabetes, in public schools throughout elementary and secondary grades.
SCR 16 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting Texas Diabetic Association to develop standards for hospital and outpatient care for persons with diabetes.
SCR 17 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recommending that nursing schools include in their coursework on diabetes mellitus material relevant to out-patient management and patient education; and requesting that the Board of Nurse Examiners asses the competency of nurses in the area of diabetes mellitus.
SCR 18 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recommending that medical school include in their coursework on diabetes mellitus material relevant to out-patient management and patient education.
SCR 19 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting State Board of Insurance to take certain actions relating to persons with diabetes.
SCR 20 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting Department of Human Resources to apply for Medicare/Medicaid waiver to permit funds for pilot diabetes prevention and education programs.
SCR 25 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Health & Human Resources
Caption: Urging state pension systems to make investments benefiting the housing industry.
SCR 44 Last Action: Filed without the Governor's signature
Caption: Granting Joy Ann Babb permission to sue the state and the board of regents of the University of Texas System.
SCR 62 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Creating a special interim committee to study state and federal policies concerning access roads to inter-state highways and that the committee make a report of its findings.
SCR 110 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending "Bum" Phillips by recognizing May 12, 1983, as "Bum Phillips Day" in Texas.
SCR 135 Last Action: Senate conferees appointed
Caption: Creating a special interim committee to study state investment in foreign nations.
SJR 4 Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide funds for the support of higher education and to restructure the permanent university fund.
SJR 9 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize state guarantee of certain local government bonds and other obligations and to increase the allowable interest rate on certain bonds.
SJR 11 Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing relief for certain consumers of residential gas and electricity from a portion of the 1/16th of 1% assessment imposed on gross receipts of retail public utilities as defined in Article I of the Public Utility Regulatory Act.
SJR 15 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict increases in ad valorem taxes, other than school taxes, on the residence homestead of a person 65 or older while it remains the residence of that person or that person's surviving spouse.
SJR 36 Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize broadened investment authority for certain veteran and university funds.
SJR 42 Last Action: Placed on daily Constitutional Amendments Calendar
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to create special water funds for water conservation, water development, water quality enhancement, and flood control and drainage and a bond insurance program for water.
SR 78 Caption: Congratulating citizens of Orange County on annual Orange County Day, January 24, 1983.
SR 120 Caption: Joining the citizens of Port Arthur in paying tribute to their city on Port Arthur Day, Monday, February 7, 1983.
SR 249 Caption: Creating committee to meet with Washington staff of US Army Corps of Engineers to persuade Corps to rescind decision to close 59 lakeside parks in Texas.
SR 257 Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Cessna.
SR 389 Caption: Commending Capitol Security Police, Officers Fisher, Maughan, Eidelbach.
SR 414 Caption: Commending the Senior Legislative Interns.
SR 434 Caption: Extending congratulations to the Port Arthur Jefferson football team.
SR 435 Caption: Memorial resolution for Ronald Earl Smith.
SR 453 Caption: Extending congratulations to those involved in Gene and Lonnie's Fifth Annual Chili Cook-off.
SR 532 Caption: Directing Texas Coastal and Marine Council to take action to assure maximum benefits to State in securing oil and gas structures for artificial reefs to enhance fishery resources.
SR 622 Caption: Recognizing the extensive contributions of Dorothy Nell Garren to the City of Port Arthur.
SR 672 Caption: Directing the Senate Finance Committee to monitor the changing need for recreational services in Texas.
SR 845 Caption: Recognizing contributions and achievements of Joe H. Tonahill.
68th 1st Called Session
SB 11 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to child passenger safety seat systems; providing a penalty.
SB 23 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the duties and authority of the district attorney of the 253rd District Court.
SCR 5 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating the Port Arthur Yellow Jacket Baseball team on winning the State Class 5A Championship.
68th 2nd Called Session
SB 1 Last Action: See remarks
Caption: Relating to the public school system, including administration, finance, personnel, students and programs.
SB 3 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to child passenger safety seat systems, providing a penalty.
SR 46 Caption: Providing for the consideration of all bills concerning public education by the Committee of the Whole Senate on Education.
SR 122 Caption: In memory of James George Bertman.
67th Regular Session
SB 18 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to hunting in Sea Rim State Park.
SB 19 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the accessibility of information held by certain governmental bodies.
SB 20 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to longevity pay for deputy constables and for investigators who are employed by district attorneys, criminal district attorneys, and county attorneys.
SB 211 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to tampering with equipment of or the unauthorized procuring, diversion, or use of services of public communication, public transportation, public water, gas, power supply, telecommunications, or other public service and the unauthorized use or manufacture, sale, or distribution to aid in the unauthorized use of subscription television decoding and interception devices; providing criminal and civil penalties and enforcement procedures.
SB 311 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the deleting of the restriction of city, towns or villages paying all or part of the premiums for dependent covereage.
SB 312 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the exclusion of the gross premium tax on group health and accident premiums paid on political subdivision employees.
SB 320 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to pilot programs and services for deaf-blind multihandicapped individuals.
SB 418 Last Action: Effective 8/31/81
Caption: Relating to the taking, possession, and sale of alligators parts of an alligator; providing penalties.
SB 419 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Financial Institutions
Caption: Relating to the date on which the State Treasurer shall require that payment in full be made for stamps or meter settings received by the distributor.
SB 420 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to payment of contractors and subcontractors on certain public works projects.
SB 421 Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to fines for the delivery of a controlled substance in violation of the Texas Controlled Substances Act.
SB 422 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Resources
Caption: Relating to the transfer of housing functions from the Texas Department of Community Affairs to the Texas Housing Agency.
SB 426 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to permissive payroll deduction of Employee Association Membership dues for State Employees and employees paid from state funds.
SB 427 Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to creation of the 285th Judicial District, composed of Jefferson County.
SB 453 Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to tuition at state institutions of higher education for residents of certain counties of parishes in bordering states.
SB 454 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the small claims court.
SB 455 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to an exemption of supplies used in the care and treatment of diabetics from the sales and use tax.
SB 456 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the acceleration of payment or increase of interest rate of a residential mortgage loan on assumption of the loan.
SB 457 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the manufacture and sale of certain toilet filler systems.
SB 458 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the maximum property tax rate for a rural fire prevention district and to the de-annexation of the portion of a city that lies within a rural fire prevention district.
SB 459 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the payment of interest on escrow accounts for certain real estate loans.
SB 460 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to trial priorities and discharge for delay in criminal actions; amending the Code of Criminal Procedures, 1965.
SB 465 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to a loss of credits for a pupil suspended from public school.
SB 527 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to a limitation on increases in certain taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly person or that person's surviving spouse.
SB 528 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to time off from work to attend political conventions.
SB 548 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Amending Section 1, Chapter 379, Acts of the 63rd Legislature, Regular Session, 1973, as amended, relating to the Sabine Pass Port Authority; confirming the creation of said authority, enlarging its boundaries, and authorizing bond assumption and maintenance tax elections in connection therewith, providing for the severability of the Act.
SB 565 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to regulation of private investigators and private security agencies and the disposition and use of funds; providing civil penalties.
SB 571 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to jurisdiction of the public utility commission over electric utility rates, operations, and services.
SB 574 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to prohibition of discrimination by certain cities in deducting membership dues from employee payrolls.
SB 591 Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to prohibiting instigation, encouragement, promotion, training, and all acts in furtherance of dogfighting.
SB 596 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation or reorganization of certain judicial districts, to the terms of certain courts, and to the powers, duties, and compensation of judges and officers of certain county and district courts; relating to the creation and duties of prosecuting attorneys for certain districts and to their abolition in certain areas; relating to the composition of certain juvenile boards and to the jurisdiction of and other provisions for certain county and district courts; and making an appropriation.
SB 619 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the waiver of certain provisions of the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act, as amended, by certain consenting business concerns or consumers.
SB 631 Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to the boundaries of the Lower Neches Valley Authority.
SB 632 Last Action: Reported from subcommittee with no recommendation
Caption: Relating to the waste treatment and waste disposal powers of the Lower Neches Valley Authority in the Neches River Basin and its tributaries.
SB 658 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to prescriptions of controlled substances.
SB 710 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to public school contracts that require competitive bidding.
SB 740 Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Water
Caption: Relating to the administration and regulation of solid waste management practices under the Solid Waste Disposal Act.
SB 747 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of county equipment and employees to assist other governmental entities.
SB 748 Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to legislative sessions.
SB 749 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the issuance of commercial bay shrimp boat licenses and commercial bait-shrimp boat licenses and to certain studies and reports.
SB 770 Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to child passenger restraint systems; providing a penalty.
SB 786 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to regulation of certain acquisitions of control of state savings and loan associations.
SB 787 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the maximum rate of interest that a credit union may charge.
SB 788 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the treatment of a time price differential as interest.
SB 789 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to permissible investments of certain public retirement systems.
SB 790 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the taking of and license requirements for blue crabs and oysters.
SB 795 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the creation of criminal offenses for and civil actions against use, manufacture, distribution, or sale of unauthorized devices to intercept subscription television service.
SB 803 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to toilet and drinking water facilities in locomotives and cabooses; providing a penalty.
SB 835 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the elements of and penalty for the offense of carrying a weapon in a place where weapons are prohibited.
SB 853 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to repeal of the Administrative Procedure and Texas Register Act.
SB 948 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the application of the Parks and Wildlife Code to crayfish.
SB 991 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to notice requirements, violations, and the requirement to keep minutes under the open meetings law.
SB 1016 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authority to establish a foreign trade zone in the Port Arthur Customs District.
SB 1017 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to bids for public works.
SB 1164 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for certain service performed for a county child welfare board.
SB 1198 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to a judicial district composed of Chambers County and the office of district attorney for the district and to the reorganization of the 75th and 253rd Judicial Districts.
SB 1204 Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to validation of the incorporation, boundaries, and governmental proceedings of general law municipalities.
SB 1236 Last Action: Failure to suspend the rules
Caption: Relating to the definitions of "mortgagor" and "federally assisted new communities" and the definition and establishment of "economically depressed or blighted area" in the Texas Housing Finance Corporations Act.
SB 1286 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Authorizing the sale and conveyance or trade of certain land in Jefferson County by the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation; providing for the use of proceeds; and declaring an emergency.
SB 1293 Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to authorization and regulation of credit insurance transactions, and the time for issuance of and amount of refunds on certain policies of credit insurance.
SCR 35 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Creating a special interim committee to study state services for persons with diabetes.
SCR 104 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Transportation
Caption: Regarding a study by the Texas Coastal and Marine Council on marine pilot's activities.
SCR 105 Last Action: Referred to Committee on House Administration
Caption: Directing the Texas State Artists selection committee to study alternative procedures for selecting the state artist.
SCR 109 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recalling S.B. No. 418 to the House for further consideration.
SJR 5 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict increases in ad valorem taxes on the residence homesteads of persons 65 years of age or older.
SJR 23 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the maximum tax rate for rural fire prevention districts.
SJR 25 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to restrict increases in ad valorem taxes, other than school taxes, on the residence homestead of a person 65 years of age or older while it remains the residence homestead of that person or that person's surviving spouse.
SJR 34 Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment reducing the duration of regular legislative sessions and providing for supplemental sessions.
SR 154 Caption: Extending congratulations to "Orange County on Orange County Day".
SR 200 Caption: Extending congratulations to Port Arthur on "Port Arthur Day".
SR 215 Caption: Extending congratulations to Thomas Jefferson Yellow Jackets football team.
SR 216 Caption: Extending congratulations to the Hull-Daisetta High School football team.
SR 244 Caption: Memorial resolution for O. C. Hebert.
SR 335 Caption: Memorial resolution for Carroll Raynor Hand.
SR 344 Caption: Congratulating the Lamar University basketball team.
SR 391 Caption: Extending congratulations to the Hardin I.S.D. girls basketball team.
SR 469 Caption: Extending congratulations to Lincoln High School boys basketball team.
SR 470 Caption: Extending congratulations to the Hebert High School boys basketball team.
SR 481 Caption: Congratulating K. W. "Kinky" Shane, patriarch of agri-aviation.
SR 510 Caption: Extending birthday wishes to Mrs. Ora Reagan Hampton.
SR 653 Caption: Honoring George Yeo.
SR 654 Caption: Honoring Mrs. Allie Ryan.
SR 670 Caption: Extending congratulations to George W. Lacey.
SR 778 Caption: Commending Mr. and Mrs. Wilton Herbert for their financial and personal contribution to the Hughen School for Crippled Children.
SR 779 Caption: Expressing a sincere thank you to Bob Hope and Bum Phillips for their efforts on behalf of the Hughen School for Crippled Children.
SR 842 Caption: Extending congratulations to Jerry Newman, Texas State Artist.
SR 851 Caption: Extending welcome to Jon Ogg, "Honorary Page" for the day.
67th 1st Called Session
SB 23 Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to the conveyance of certain state-owned real property to the city of Port Arthur.
SB 40 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to property taxation of tangible personal property temporarily in this state.
SCR 10 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing the Texas State Artist Selection Committee to study alternative procedures for selecting the state artist.
SCR 18 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating Jerry Newman, Texas State Artist.
SR 7 Caption: Congratulating Nancy Patricia Daniel on being chosen Miss Texas National Teenager.
SR 185 Caption: Extending congratulations to Sharon McKern.
67th 2nd Called Session
SJR 5 Last Action: See remarks
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to reduce the 10-cent state property tax to 3 cents, to forgive previous property taxes, to establish the higher education endowment fund, and to restructure the permanent university fund.
SR 101 Caption: Extending welcome to students from Denton State School and their teachers.
67th 3rd Called Session
SB 1 Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to advances from the federal unemployment trust fund and the tax rates and wage base used in calculating contributions paid by employers.
66th Regular Session
SB 39 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to medical, physical, or mental conditions preventing issuance or causing cancellation of a driver's license and preventing operation of a motor vehicle.
SB 128 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to exemption certain personal automobiles from ad valorem taxation and from forced sale for debt.
SB 129 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to exemption from school district ad valorem taxes of part of the value of the residence homestead of an individual who is 65 years of age or older or who is disabled.
SB 130 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers, duties, contracts and financing of the Port of Port Arthur Navigation District of Jefferson County, Texas.
SB 131 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to certain rights, privileges, duties, and powers of spouses.
SB 175 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for certain service performed for a county child welfare board.
SB 176 Last Action: Placed on daily General State Calendar
Caption: Defining certain terms and relating to the criminal offense of theft of service.
SB 219 Last Action: Laid on the table
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain credit property and credit casualty insurance and setting forth such regulation; relating to regulation of multiperil, multline, or combination policies of credit insurance; authorizing incorporation for certain purposes of insurance; and relating to insurance required in connection with certain contracts or agreements.
SB 296 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a housing program for families and individuals of low income and families of moderate income.
SB 488 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to issuance and use of information contained in driver's license records; providing civil penalties.
SB 489 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to lewd, immoral, or indecent conduct of persons on the premises ofa retail beer establishment.
SB 490 Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to longevity pay for investigators who are employed by district attorneys, criminal district attorneys, and county attorneys and who are designated as peace officers.
SB 491 Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to hunting in Sea Rim State Park.
SB 492 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the dates on which incorporated cities and towns may hold elections.
SB 493 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to collective bargaining for firemen and policemen.
SB 550 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating o exemption of household goods and personal effects from ad valorem taxation.
SB 571 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the period of duration of certain corporations.
SB 654 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to acquisition of facilities for Lamar University at Port Arthur and at Orange Education Centers.
SB 657 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to staggered registration of motor vehicles.
SB 691 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the creation or reorganization of certain judicial districts and providing prosecuting attorneys for certain districts; relating to other provisions for certain district courts.
SB 708 Last Action: Placed on daily General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to time off from work to attend political conventions.
SB 726 Last Action: Placed on daily General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a survey of public school libraries.
SB 846 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to offenses involving assault on a peace officer or a participant in a court proceeding.
SB 847 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the offense of failure to identify as a witness.
SB 848 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to notification to parties of pleadings and orders in a criminal case.
SB 849 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the manner of serving a subpoena.
SB 851 Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the presence of the defendant in a criminal proceeding.
SB 852 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to forfeiture of a bail bond.
SB 853 Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to voir dire examinations in criminal cases.
SB 854 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to admonitions by the court to the defendant before accepting a plea of guilty or nolo contendere.
SB 855 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to requested special charges in criminal cases and the requirement that instructions be in writing.
SB 856 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to notice to the petitioner of a motion, answer, or other pleading filed by the attorney for the state in a habeas corpus proceeding or of orders of the court relating to the proceeding.
SB 857 Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to notice of the trial court's approval of the appellate record in a criminal case.
SB 858 Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the conditions of probation granted under a deferred adjudication of guilt.
SB 859 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to filing appellate briefs with the Court of Criminal Appeals.
SB 860 Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to indictment or information in a criminal case.
SB 861 Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to notification to the clerk of the trial court when a capias has been executed and to the Court of Criminal Appeals when its mandate has been carried out.
SB 888 Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the boundaries of the Lower Neches Valley Authority.
SB 889 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to coastal preservation.
SB 890 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the authority of general-law city or town to close a street or alley.
SB 891 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the membership in the appointive office or employee class of the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
SB 892 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to fair trade practices in the soft drink industry.
SB 893 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the terms of court of the 253rd District Court.
SB 894 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to establishing standards for the accreditation of librarians and standards for libraries in public schools.
SB 895 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to overtime to be paid to certain employees.
SB 907 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the date on which the State Treasurer shall require that payment in full be made for stamps or meter settings received by the distributor.
SB 1022 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to property tax exemptions for property of certain non-profit housing corporations.
SB 1023 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to student teacher centers.
SB 1024 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain high school students.
SB 1025 Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the accessibility of information held by certain governmental bodies.
SB 1147 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to the establishment of industrial commissions in certain counties.
SB 1148 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the establishment of park commissions in certain counties; and prescribing the duties of the commissions.
SB 1263 Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the financing of certain credit transactions; and declaring an emergency.
SB 1319 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Environmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to catching and possessing spotted seatrout in Chambers County; providing a penalty.
SB 1320 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judiciary
Caption: Relating to the application of nepotism laws.
SCR 9 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Declaring January 25, 1979, Robert E. Lee Elementary School Day in Port Arthur.
SCR 41 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting Employees Retirement System of Texas to determine the number of members who might be eligible to claim creditable service for pervious employment with a county child welfare board.
SCR 64 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating the Lamar University basketball team on their highly successful 1979 season.
SCR 102 Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Creating the Neches River Authority Study Committee.
SJR 26 Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: To repeal and prohibit all state ad valorem taxes on any property within this state.
SJR 29 Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably with amendments
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds to provide housing assistance for certain families and individuals.
SR 27 Caption: Extending congratulations to the City of Cleveland for their Centennial Celebration.
SR 59 Caption: Extending congratulations to Orange County on Orange County Day.
SR 82 Caption: Extending congratulations to Port Arthur on Port Arthur Day.
SR 98 Caption: Extending congratulations to the Winfree and Hankamer families.
SR 188 Caption: Extending congratulations to Essie McDonald.
SR 189 Caption: Extending congratulations to George Melton Adams.
SR 244 Caption: Extending congratulations to Mary Veronica Reynolds.
SR 271 Caption: Extending congratulations to the Hull-Daisetta High School Bobcat basketball team.
SR 272 Caption: Extending congratulations to Helen Ware and Ernestine Evans.
SR 377 Caption: Extending congratulations to Optimist Southern Little League of Port Arthur.
SR 439 Caption: Extending congratulations to Lukie O. Tomlin.
SR 440 Caption: Extending congratulations to Walter R. Bush.
SR 441 Caption: Extending congratulations to Vertis R. Butand.
SR 488 Caption: Extending congratulations to Dr. William Calvin Rollo.
SR 512 Caption: Extending congratulations to Elizabeth Pearl Manry.
SR 524 Caption: Extending congratulations to Mrs. Gertrude Triggs.
SR 525 Caption: Extending congratulations to Clifford Dettman.
SR 539 Caption: Extending congratulations to Franklin Elementary School.
SR 613 Caption: Extending congratulations to Mrs. Albina Louise Nini Daigle.
SR 620 Caption: Extending congratulations to the Texas Senior Citizens Association.
SR 668 Caption: Establishing a special interim committee to study the current financial market and its effect on the housing situation in Texas.
SR 744 Caption: Extending congratulations to the verterans of the Viet Nam War.
65th Regular Session
SB 253 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the 245th Judicial District, composed of Chambers and Liberty counties.
SB 254 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the 246th Judicial District composed of Jefferson County.
SB 255 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for certain service performed for a county child welfare board.
SB 256 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to inheritance tax rates for certain persons.
SB 285 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: To provide for at least four regular meetings per year in the state capital (instead of six) of the Texas Board of Mental Health and Mental Retardation; and declaring an emergency.
SB 336 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Appropriating supplemental sums of money for the fiscal year ending August 31, 1977, to pay the additional cost of purchased utilities (nontransferable) at certain public institutions of higher education; and declaring an emergency.
SB 337 Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to legal representation for county officials and employees by the district attorney, county attorney, or private counsel under certain circumstances.
SB 386 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to compensation of workmen engaged in public construction work.
SB 404 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to supplemental pay for certain commissioned officers of the Department of Public Safety.
SB 405 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to the compensation of certain peace officers for court appearances and to taxing such compensation as court costs in certain civil suits.
SB 428 Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to regulation and licensing of certain persons engaged in the business or occupation of conducting investigations or providing security services; providing for fees; defining certain offenses and providing penalties.
SB 445 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to catching menhaden; providing a penalty.
SB 446 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to examination requirements for certain applicants for a chiropractor's license.
SB 447 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to hindrance of a peace officer executing civil process; providing penalties.
SB 496 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of school buses for nonschool activities.
SB 497 Last Action: Reported from subcommittee unfavorably
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain insurers to invest in State of Israel bonds.
SB 581 Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Civil Matters
Caption: Relating to the authority of licensed private investigators to serve documents in civil and probate proceedings.
SB 582 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to Firemen's and Policemen's civil service; providing penalties.
SB 636 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to unfair claim settlement practices.
SB 637 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to changing the name of Lamar University at Jefferson and Orange Counties to Lamar University at Port Arthur and Lamar University at Orange.
SB 718 Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to membership, compensation, and authority of the Liberty County Juvenile Board; providing the qualifications necessary for the juvenile judge and for a district judge to serve under certain circumstances; authorizing the appointment and compensation of assistants to a juvenile officer.
SB 739 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably
Caption: Relating to the liability of an owner oroccupier of business premises to an invitee.
SB 741 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a system to assess and publicize the fiscal effects of certain local government actions.
SB 842 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably
Caption: Relating to the arbitration of disputes between an employer and emloyees operating under a collective-bargaining agreement.
SB 843 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to state financial assistance to local public agencies or nonprofit corporations that operate programs to recruit retired persons to perform volunteer community services.
SB 898 Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to form and content of individual accident and sickness insurance policies.
SB 960 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably
Caption: Relating to student center fees at Lamar University.
SB 968 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of repurchase agreements in connection with a county's purchase of heavy mobile equipment by competitive bidding.
SB 970 Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to motorboats and outboard motors; relating to proclamations in certain counties for the taking of wildlife resources; relating to special archery seasons in certain counties; prescribing requirements fro crab traps and pots in certain bays in Harris County and providing penalties.
SB 971 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to persons employed on a commission basis.
SB 972 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to conduct of persons engaged in the sale of beer at retail declared to be lewd, immoral or offensive to public decency.
SB 996 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably
Caption: Relating to assistant state prosecuting attorneys.
SB 1136 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the misleading use of a political party name.
SB 1178 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Creating the Northwest Forest Municipal Utility District.
SB 1203 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the 281st Judicial District composed of Orange County.
SB 1208 Last Action: 90 Day Bill
Caption: Relating to contracts between cities and towns and districts created under Article XVI, Section 59 of the Texas Constitution or nonprofit corporations.
SB 1224 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to longevity pay for investigators who are employed by district attorneys, criminal district attorneys, or county attorneys and who are designated as peace officers.
SB 1308 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the replacement of the Court of Domestic Relations for Jefferson County with a district court of general jurisdiction; making other provisions relative to the court and the judge of the court.
SB 1309 Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
Caption: Authorizing the Texas Employment Commission to sell and convey certain land located in the city of Orange, Orange County, Texas; prescribing the procedures, terms, and conditions of sale; disposition of the proceeds.
SJR 34 Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Civil Matters
Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Texas Constitution, relating to the State Judicial Qualifications Commission and the powers and proceedings of the commission, a master, and the supreme court for the suspension, censure, removal, or involuntary retirement of a justice, judge, or justice of the peace under certain circumstances.
SJR 36 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: To provide for exemption of certain personal property from taxation.
SJR 39 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably
Caption: To authorize the legislature to provide for a state medical malpractice insurance program and to appropriate state funds to maintain the program.
SR 64 Caption: Extending congratulations to Orange County.
SR 122 Caption: Extending congratulations to the citizens of Port Arthur, Texas.
SR 259 Caption: Extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. George W. McCauley.
SR 304 Caption: Extending congratulations to the Beaumont Hebert Panthers.
SR 305 Caption: Extending congratulations to the Barbers Hill Eagles.
SR 451 Caption: Memorial resolution for James J. Flanagan, Jr.
SR 574 Caption: Extending welcome to Reverend Dale Vance.
SR 656 Caption: Extending congratulations to the Bridge City Gumbo Cookoff Team.
SR 658 Caption: Memorial resolution for Louis Foester, Jr.
SR 673 Caption: Directing the standing Committee on Intergovernmental Relations to study methods to make housing available to the poor.
SR 783 Caption: Extending congratulations to King Sam White and Queen Ella Sheppleman.
SR 810 Caption: Extending congratulations to Miss Denise Hubbard.
65th 2nd Called Session
SCR 8 Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Declaring May 29, 1979, Bob Hope Day and the Fraternal Order of Eagles Day.
SJR 8 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution to provide for exemption of certain personal property from taxation.
SJR 11 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution to provide an exemption from certain property taxes on at least the first $10,000 of the assessed value of residential homesteads of persons 65 years of age or older, and prohibiting any increase in the assessed value of property eligible for the tax exemption granted here-in.
SR 75 Caption: Extending congratulations to Mrs. Helen Dishongh.
SR 119 Caption: Extending congratulations to Miss Lou Miller and Michael D. Murphy.
64th Regular Session
HB 272 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Creating a Commission on Jail Standards and prescribing its powers, duties, and functions relating to the condition of county jails.
HB 273 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Authorizing the sheriff to set bond in cases of misdemeanor or violation of a municipal ordinance when the defendant is delivered to the sheriff by a municipality.
HB 431 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies Act; making the Act applicable to certain persons; relating to the duties and powers of the Texas Board of Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies; relating to the suspension or revocation of licenses or registration; prohibiting certain activities; relating to the qualification for licensure or registration; authorizing the commissioning of security officers; relating to training programs; relating to security bonds and liability insurance.
HB 804 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Revenue and Taxation
Caption: Relating to increasing the rate of the taxes on the occupations of producing oil and producing gas in this state; exempting from the Limited Sales, Excise and Use Tax Act the sale, production, distribution, lease or rental of, and the storage, use, or other consumption in this state of gas and electricity.
HB 1460 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the classification of certain institutions for purposes of the regulation of the offering of cosmetology courses.
HB 1744 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to energy efficiency labeling of certain gas and electric appliances; providing a civil penalty.
HB 1745 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the election of directors of drainage districts.
HB 1746 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to excusing persons who are members of the Jewish faith from school attendance on certain Jewish holidays; providing that the persons shall be counted as attending school for purposes of determining the school district's average daily attendance.
HB 1775 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Liquor Regulation
Caption: Relating to the replacement of the mixed beverage gross receipts tax with an excise tax on alcoholic beverages sold for the purpose of being resold or served by a Mixed Beverage Permittee or a Private Club Registration Permittee.
HCR 118 Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: Granting permission to W. L. Moody and Company, Bankers, Unincorporated, et al., to sue the state.
HJR 66 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Constitutional Revision
Caption: Relating to formations of associations by producers of agricultural products.
63rd Regular Session
HB 3 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the requirement that meetings of governmental bodies be open to public; providing penalties.
HB 111 Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the regulation and licensing by and procedures of the Texas Board of Private Detectives, Private Investigators, and Private Security Agencies and changing the name of that agency to the Texas Board of Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies; relating to the privileges of registrants and licensees; relating to disposition of funds collected; providing penalties; amending Paragraph (7), Section 2, Subsection (b), Section 3, Section 4, Section 13, Subsection (b), Section 14, Subsection (3), Section 14(a), Section 33, Section 40, Section 45, Subsection (a), Section 46, Chapter 610, Acts of the 61st Legislature, Regular Session, 1969, as amended (Article 4413 (29bb), Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), and adding Paragraph (10), Section 2, and Section 14A and Section 14B, and repealing Subsections (c), (d), and (e), Section 14, Subsection (f), Section 34, and Section 36; amending Article 484, Penal Code of Texas, 1925; amending Article 2.12, Code of Criminal Procedure, 1965, as amended, by adding a new Subsection (12); and declaring an emergency.
HB 140 Last Action: Sent to Calendar Committee
Caption: Relating to rejection of and claims and suits under uninsured motorist coverage; amending Subdivision (1) of and adding Subdivision (4) to Article 5.06-1, Texas Insurance Code; and declaring an emergency.
HB 141 Last Action: Sent to Calendar Committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment in the state treasury of an uninsured motorist fund to be composed of fees required of uninsured motorists upon vehicle registration; relating to the allocation of the fund for administrative expenses and to private insurers for reduction in the cost of uninsured motorist insurance coverage; prescribing certain offenses and setting penalties; relating to uninsured motorist insurance coverage; amending the Texas Insurance Code by adding Article 5.06-5 and amending Article 5.06-1; amending Chapter 88, General Laws, Acts of the 41st Legislature, 2nd Called Session, 1929, as amended (Articles 6675a-1 et seq., Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), by adding Section 11a; and declaring an emergency.
HB 417 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the definition and regulation of deceptive and unlawful trade practices, advertising or acts including unlawful competition, acts or practices of insurers, and protection of consumers; providing administrative and judicial remedies and procedures for carrying out the Act; providing civil penalties for violations; prescribing the extent of the applicability of the Act; providing for class actions.
HB 430 Last Action: Considered in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the creation, organization, powers, duties, and procedures of the Texas Petroleum Energy Commission; providing and establishing the requirements for licensing of persons engaged in business as suppliers, wholesalers, and retailers of petroleum energy products and the renewal of licenses; providing fees for the issuance of licenses; providing grounds for the refusal, revocation, or suspension of licenses; prohibiting certain practices; providing for suits for damages, for civil penalties, and for injunctions; providing for appeals from actions by the commission; enacting other provisions relating to the subject; providing for severability; and declaring an emergency.
HB 435 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the appointment of special Texas Rangers; and declaring an emergency.
HB 441 Last Action: Reported favorably as amended
Caption: Relating to the tort liability of units of government.
HB 487 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the licensing of chiropractors who hold a National Board of Chiropractic Examiners certificate and meet other certain requirements.
HB 646 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: To establish a State policy for the environment, to require State agencies, commissions, departments, boards, institutions, and political subdivision to comply herewith, to require cost-benefit analyses, to require environmental statements to be filed by private applicants for state action and by state entities, to provide for the establishment of an Office of Environmental Quality, and for other purposes, and to declare an emergency.
HB 689 Last Action: Considered in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the fees for nursing home administrators; and declaring an emergency.
HB 690 Last Action: Committee hearing date
Caption: Providing for the waiver of license fees for the State of Texas and its departments, divisions, boards and agencies; and declaring an emergency.
HB 754 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Exempting licensed manufacturers and distributors of beer and licensed wholesalers of malt liquor from obtaining resale certificates on sales to licensed retailers.
HB 763 Last Action: Sent to Calendar Committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of personal bond offices; and declaring an emergency.
HB 804 Last Action: Reported favorably
Caption: Relating to removal of rough fish and turtles from public fresh waters.
HB 805 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the sale of antlerless deer, antelope, or elk permits.
HB 1227 Last Action: Committee hearing date
Caption: Relating to the production of gas from common reservoirs producing both sweet and sour gas.
HB 1228 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Resources
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a state mental hospital in Southeast Texas; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1229 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Environmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to exempting blind persons from paying fishing license fees.
HB 1230 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Validating the adoption of charter elections, and governmental proceedings of home-rule cities in the State of Texas; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1231 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Validating the incorporation, areas and bounary lines, and governmental proceedings and acts of cities and towns of 1,000 inhabitants or less; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1232 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Validating the incorporation, boundary lines, and governmental proceedings of certain towns; providing exceptions to the applicability of the Act; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1451 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the Office of State Prosecuting Attorney so as to provide for the appointment by the State Prosecuting Attorney of one or more Assistant State Prosecuting Attorneys who have the same qualifications, duties, and term of office as the State Prosecuting Attorney.
HB 1464 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Relating to the regulation of music and skill or pleasure coin-operated machines.
HB 1578 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Authorizing the board of regents of Lamar University to convey a certain tract of land to the City of Port Arthur, Texas, in exchange for a certain tract of land owned by the City of Port Arthur; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1608 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Transportation
Caption: Relating to special license plates and fee exemptions for prisoners of war detained in Southeast Asia after 1960; and declaring an emergency.
HCR 159 Last Action: Reported favorably
Caption: Defining legislative policy in opposition to heads and employees of state departments and agencies appearing before legislative committees unless specifically invited to do so.
HCR 177 Last Action: Filed without Governor's signature
Caption: Making corrections H.B. No. 417.
HR 58 Caption: Providing for hanging the reverse side of the Great Seal of the State of Texas in memory of the Honorable Will L. Smith.
HR 220 Caption: Creating an interim study committee concerning closed circuit television in relation to medical education.
62nd Regular Session
HB 130 Caption: Relating to the establishment and operation of an educational center of Lamar University in certain counties.
HB 131 Caption: Relating to refusing, revoking, suspending, and reinstating licenses to practice chiropractic and relating to the use of ionizing radiation.
HB 132 Caption: Relating to the salaries of certain precinct officials in certain counties.
HB 133 Caption: Relating to the authority of certain reserve or auxiliary law enforcement officers to carry a weapon.
HB 134 Caption: Relating to the allocation of certain motor vehicle fuel tax revenue to a city street fund established in the State Treasury, and the reallocation of motor fuel tax revenues to certain other funds, the appropriation and allotment of money from the city street fund to certain cities for use in the acquisition, construction and maintenance of city streets, the submission of certain reports, and suits by the state for reimbursement by the city of misused or misappropriated funds received from the city street fund.
HB 135 Caption: Relating to the allocation of certain motor vehicle fuel tax revenue to a city street fund established in the State Treasury, and the reallocation of motor fuel tax revenues to certain other funds, the appropriation and allotment of money from the city street fund to certain cities for use in the acquisition, construction and maintenance of city streets, the submission of certain reports, and suits by the state for reimbursement by the city of misused or misappropriated funds received from the city street fund.
HB 136 Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the county courts at law of Jefferson County in certain civil matters and cases.
HB 291 Caption: Relating to taxation and regulation of certain coin-operated machine businesses.
HB 453 Caption: Relating to safety of persons engaged in activities in the proximity of high voltage electric lines.
HB 454 Caption: Relating to declaring and prescribing rights, duties, and obligations of public employers and some public employees and their representatives in matters of collective bargaining.
HB 455 Caption: Relating to creating and establishing a Department of Labor of the State of Texas and transferring to that Department duties and functions of the Bureau of Labor Statistics and its Commissioner, and making provisions for the assumption of such duties and responsibilities by the Commissioner of the Department, and creating divisions within the Department to administer and enforce existing laws as specified.
HB 547 Caption: Relating to declaring and prescribing the rights, duties and obligations of public employers and some public employees and their representatives in matters of collective bargaining.
HB 571 Caption: Relating to compensation of county officials in certain counties.
HB 572 Caption: Relating to the salary of the judge of the County Court of Jefferson County at Law No. 2.
HB 573 Caption: Relating to the salary of the Judge of the County Court of Jefferson County at Law.
HB 765 Caption: Relating to firemen or policemen receiving upon termination of their service, a lump-sum payment of the full amount of salary for accumulated sick leave and vacation leave.
HB 766 Caption: Relating to residence requirements for employees and officials of city governments.
HB 781 Caption: Relating to authorizing the Railroad Commission of Texas to review, revise orders and agreements of natural gas pipeline companies.
HB 830 Caption: Relating to employers' liability and workmen's compensation laws.
HB 831 Caption: Relating to workmen's compensation for employees of certain drainage districts.
HB 832 Caption: Relating to employers' liability and workmen's compensation laws.
HB 860 Caption: Relating to prohibiting the use of funds distributed as aid to families with dependent children by certain persons.
HB 950 Caption: Relating to establishment, in the state treasury, of an uninsured motorist fund, prescribing certain offenses and setting penalties.
HB 1256 Caption: Relating to crossing picket lines in a motor vehicle; providing penalties for violation.
HB 1257 Caption: Relating to amending the definition of "boiler".
HB 1264 Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Shrimp Conservation Act.
HB 1283 Caption: Relating to the selection of persons for jury service in certain counties.
HB 1284 Caption: Relating to the authority of the district clerk to withhold certain names drawn from the jury wheel in certain counties.
HB 1328 Caption: Relating to amending the employers' liability and workmen's compensation laws; providing for lifetime benefits for a surviving wife and/or minor children.
HB 1329 Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Insurance Code, making the Texas Workmen's Compensation Assigned Risk Pool responsible for all policies and claims in existence for any insurance company which has been declared insolvent by the Courts of this State or any other State in the same manner as if said policies had been written by the servicing company of this agency.
HB 1330 Caption: Relating to amending the employers' liability and workmen's compensation laws of this state; to provide for an Executive Director to be appointed by the Governor but who cannot be removed from office except as provided.
HB 1682 Caption: Relating to be known as the "Civic Center Authority Act," providing for the creation of civic center authorities without taxing power.
HB 1683 Caption: Relating to authorizing cities, towns, and villages to contract with civic center authorities.
HB 1777 Caption: Relating to authorizing notaries public who are stockholders of corporations owning less than 1/10 of one percent of the stock of a corporation of which there are more than 1,000 shareholders, or employees of such a corporation, to take acknowledgments of instruments in which such corporation is interested.
HCR 134 Caption: Granting National Marine Service permission to sue the state.
HCR 139 Caption: Commending Gordon Merrill Rubinett of Austin.
HCR 183 Caption: Commending the famed "Lost Batallion" on the occasion of their 27th reunion.
HJR 11 Caption: Proposing an amendment to Section 7-a, Articles VIII of the Constitution of the State of Texas, to authorize the Legislature to appropriate certain tax revenue to the cities for acquisition, construction and maintenance of streets and roads.
HR 78 Caption: Congratulating the Thomas Jefferson High School Yellow Jackets of Port Arthur.
HR 90 Caption: In memory of the Honorable John Thomas Lindsey.
HR 147 Caption: Congratulating the University of Texas Longhorn football team.
HR 266 Caption: Requesting certain state agencies to investigate the closing of the Sharpstown State Bank.
HR 319 Caption: In memory of Coy Hubbard.
HR 366 Caption: In memory of Mrs. T. W. Corkins.
HR 442 Caption: Creating a committee to study automatic data processing in state government.
HR 563 Caption: Congratulating Jefferson County high school seniors.
HR 617 Caption: Commending the faculty of the University of Texas School of Law and the administrative officers of the University of Texas at Austin.
HR 630 Caption: Creating a special interim committee on insurance benefits for city employees.
62nd 2nd Called Session
HR 1 Caption: Providing procedure for election of Speaker of the House of Representatives.
HR 71 Caption: Naming Kelly Dan Kubiak a Mascot of the House.
62nd 3rd Called Session
HR 29 Caption: Authorizing acceptance of a watercolor painting from the Daughters of the Republic of Texas of the reverse side of the Great Seal in memory of Representative Will L. Smith.
61st Regular Session
HB 83 Caption: Relating to amending the employer's liability and workmen's compensation laws of this state to be entitled "The Workmen's Compensation Administrative Reform Bill of 1969".
HB 182 Caption: Relating to providing for uniform fees to be received by clerks of the district courts in all counties.
HB 183 Caption: Relating to providing for tax exemption of certain property used exclusively as dwelling places for the ministers of a church or religious society.
HB 184 Caption: Relating to membership of cities in municipal organizations.
HB 185 Caption: Relating to the amounts to be paid and eligibility to receive certain benefits under the Firemen's Relief and Retirement Fund for fully paid fire departments in cities and towns having a population of less than 165,000.
HB 186 Caption: Relating to residence requirements for employees and officials of city governments.
HB 187 Caption: Relating to the payment of firemen and policemen who are required to appear in court as witnesses on their time off.
HB 270 Caption: Relating to creating the Texas Board of Private Detectives, Private Investigators, Private Patrolmen, Private Guards, and Managers under certain circumstances; providing penalties for violation of the Act; providing for severability.
HB 344 Caption: Relating to declare and prescribe rights, duties and obligations of public employers and some public employees and their representatives in matters of collective bargaining; to create a state labor relations board and provide for its jurisdiction, power, authority, and functions; to provide severability, precedence over contrary laws and an effective date.
HB 537 Caption: Relating to the adoption of the Agreement on Detainers.
HB 538 Caption: Relating to the precautions to be taken in the proximity of overhead high-voltage lines for the prevention of accidents.
HB 539 Caption: Relating to compensation of court reporters in Jefferson County.
HB 814 Caption: Relating to the creation of the 239th District Court of Jefferson County; providing for the court's jurisdiction, terms, personnel, administration, and practice.
HB 831 Caption: Relating to creating and establishing a Department of Labor of the State of Texas and transferring to that Department duties and functions of the Bureau of Labor Statistics and its Commissioner, and making provisions for the assumption of such duties and responsibilities by the Commissioner of the Department, and creating divisions within the Department to administer and enforce existing laws as specified; transferring certain powers, duties and functions heretofore vested in the Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor Statistics to the Commissioner of Agriculture; establishing an effective date of the Act.
HB 1038 Caption: Relating to workmen's compensation coverage for municipal employees.
HB 1039 Caption: Relating to amending the General Workmen's Compensation Laws.
HB 1040 Caption: Relating to amending the General Workmen's Compensation Laws.
HB 1041 Caption: Relating to the imposition and implementation of a corporate income tax.
HB 1042 Caption: Relating to providing that cemetery associations shall not make, adopt or enforce rules or regulations prohibiting the interment of the human dead because of race, color or national origin.
HB 1044 Caption: Relating to amending the General Workmen's Compensation Laws.
HB 1048 Caption: Relating to the certification and regulation of shorthand reporters; providing penalties for violation.
HB 1268 Caption: Relating to adoption of General Workmen's Compensation Laws.
HB 1269 Caption: Relating to adoption of General Workmen's Compensation Laws.
HB 1379 Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the county courts at law of Jefferson County in certain civil matters and cases.
HCR 103 Caption: Directing the creation of a special interim committee to study the problems of uninsured motorists' coverage.
HCR 116 Caption: Directing the creation of an interim committee on uninsured motorists's coverage.
HCR 148 Caption: Directing the creation of a special citizens committee to study the duties of the Members of the Texas Legislature.
61st 1st Called Session
HB 13 Caption: Relating to the imposition and implementation of a corporate income tax.
61st 2nd Called Session
HB 3 Caption: Relating to the imposition and implementation of a corporate income tax.
HB 81 Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the county courts at law of Jefferson County in certain civil matters and cases.
60th Regular Session
HB 70 Caption: Relating to making findings and declaring policies relating to occupational safety; providing penalties.
HB 230 Caption: Relating to requiring the district court, county court, or county court at law to submit its charge to the jury by means of a general charge rather than by special issues.
HB 297 Caption: Relating to creating the Texas Constitution Revision Commission.
HB 305 Caption: Relating to creating and establishing a Department of Labor of the State of Texas and transferring to that Department duties and functions of the Bureau of Labor Statistics and its Commissioner, and making provisions for the assumption of such duties and responsibilities by the Commissioner of the Department, and creating divisions within the Department to administer and enforce existing laws as specified; repealing conflicting laws; providing severability; establishing an effective date.
HB 309 Caption: Relating to issuing of metal driver's licenses.
HB 559 Caption: Relating to the occupational safety of employees of industry and enterprise; providing for enforcement and prescribing penalties; providing for cooperation with other state agencies.
HB 603 Caption: Relating to amending the Insurance Code of Texas to require that motor vehicle bodily injury or property damage liability contracts or policies include provisions for payment of damages to the insured caused by the use or operation of uninsured motor vehicles; prescribing penalties; providing the effective date.
HB 604 Caption: Relating to providing for a uniform fee bill in certain counties.
HB 759 Caption: Relating to the dissolution of hospital districts.
HB 771 Caption: Relating to authorizing persons nineteen (19) years old or older who hold valid chauffeur's licenses to drive ambulances.
HB 885 Caption: Relating to additional compensation for certain constables.
HB 930 Caption: Relating to clarifying the Act that abolishes the Rule in Shelley's Case, the Rule Forbidding a Remainder to the Grantor's Heirs, and the Doctrine of Worthier Title.
HB 961 Caption: Relating to the creation of the 182nd District Court of Jefferson County.
HB 1114 Caption: Relating to revising the employers' liability and workmen's compensation insurance laws of this state; providing an effective date for this Act.
HB 1206 Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes so as to allow the Commissioners Court of Jefferson County to set the salary of the Criminal District Attorney of Jefferson.
HCR 81 Caption: Granting Ellis D. Wheeler permission to sue the State of Texas.
HCR 86 Caption: Granting Pearl Staggs permission to sue the State of Texas.
HCR 87 Caption: Granting Rufus H. Ingo permission to sue the State of Texas.
HCR 122 Caption: Instructing the Enrolling Clerk of the House to make corrections in H.B. No. 559.
HCR 129 Caption: Directing the creation of an interim committee to study the problems of uninsured motorists.
HJR 52 Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to authorize the Legislature to provide that a portion of the State's share of ad valorem taxes collected in a county, under certain conditions, may be released for use by that county for hospital and health services.
HR 42 Caption: Directing the House Committee on Insurance to study unethical business practices targeting seniors.
HR 47 Caption: Congratulating Zachariah Thomas Fortescue on his retirement as Superintendent of the Port Arthur School District.
HR 50 Caption: In memory of M. D. Bryant of San Angelo.
HR 136 Caption: In memory of F. L. McDonald, President of Lamar State College of Technology in Beaumont.
HR 288 Caption: In memory of John R. Sadler of Jefferson County.
HR 289 Caption: Honoring the life and service of Mrs. Lorena Cotts Simon, Poet Laureate of Texas in 1961.
60th 1st Called Session
HB 24 Caption: Relating to the imposition and implementation of a corporate income tax.
59th Regular Session
HB 66 Caption: Relating to creating the Texas Constitution Revision Commission.
HB 245 Caption: Relating to requiring the election of certain officers of the House of Representatives and relating to their qualifications, compensation, and removal.
HB 418 Caption: Relating to amending certain statutes relative to fees in delinquent tax suits.
HB 566 Caption: Relating to requiring insurance companies which issue workmen's compensation policies to perform all acts relating to administration of claims by employees of the subscriber.
HB 603 Caption: Relating to amending the Insurance Code; providing the formula for ad valorem taxation of certain insurance companies.
HB 652 Caption: Relating to providing that the Commissioners Court of Jefferson County, Texas, pay the Judges of the 58th Judicial District, the 60th Judicial District, the 136th Judicial District and Criminal District Court, compensation in addition to compensation paid by the State and providing the manner of payment thereof; providing for compensation to be paid by the Commissioners Court of Jefferson County to the Judge of the Court of Domestic Relations for Jefferson County, and providing the manner of payment thereof.
HB 666 Caption: Relating to creating and establishing a Department of Labor of the State of Texas and transferring to that Department duties and functions of the Bureau of Labor Statistics and its Commissioner.
HB 667 Caption: Relating to providing that in all counties having a population of two hundred thousand inhabitants or more according to the last preceding Federal Census, an annual audit shall be made of all county books, records, and accounts of district, county and precinct officials, agents, or employees.
HB 668 Caption: Relating to providing that an indictment of any elective or appointive holder of public office for certain felonies may be presented within three years after leaving office and not thereafter.
HB 681 Caption: Relating to issuing of metal driver's licenses; amending certain Acts.
HCR 69 Caption: Providing for a committee to study the feasibility of creating a "Pleasure Island State Park".
HCR 86 Caption: Granting Ellis D. Wheeler permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Highway Department.
HCR 87 Caption: Granting Rufus H. Ingo permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Highway Department.
HCR 88 Caption: Granting Pearl Staggs and husband, George E. Staggs permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Highway Department.
HR 66 Caption: Congratulating Mrs. W. Mike Murphy on being named the Port Arthur Quota Club Woman of the Year for 1964.
HR 252 Caption: Congratulating Mr. Lee B. Wheat for his memorable career with Mobil Oil Company.
HR 253 Caption: Commending Clifton R. Reeves for his quick actions in saving two lives.
HR 431 Caption: Congratulating the students representing the high schools of Jefferson County on their potential as leading citizens of their state.
HR 596 Caption: Congratulating Tamar Kay Howard on becoming an American citizen.
58th Regular Session
HB 49 Caption: Relating to providing for transfer to and vesting in the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas all authority and power heretofore delegated and granted to the Commissioner of Labor Statistics with respect to boxing contests and wrestling matches.
HB 285 Caption: Relating to creating the Texas Constitution Revision Commission.
HB 365 Caption: Relating to authorizing a tax not to exceed thirty cents (30¢) on each one hundred dollar tax valuation to be levied to finance the Mosquito Control District in all counties having a population of not less than two hundred twenty-two thousand (222,000) nor more than three hundred fourteen thousand (314,000).
HB 366 Caption: Relating to authorizing the levy of a tax not to exceed thirty cents (30¢) on the one hundred dollar tax valuation to finance a Mosquito Control District.
HB 468 Caption: Relating to making illegal the soliciting or accepting pledges, promises or obligations for the Office of Speaker of the House of Representatives prior to the general election immediately preceding that session of the Legislature during which candidates for said office would preside if elected; providing for penalties for violation thereof.
HB 1040 Caption: Relating to creating a port district to be known as the Port of Port Arthur Navigation District of Jefferson County, Texas.
HJR 69 Caption: Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing all political subdivisions of Jefferson County, Texas, to provide retirement, disability and death benefits for all appointive officers and employees of all political subdivisions within Jefferson County.
HJR 70 Caption: Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize all political subdivisions within Jefferson County, Texas, to provide workman's compensation for all employees of all political subdivisions within Jefferson County, Texas.