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Legislation authored by John C. Alaniz

Includes legislation with John C. Alaniz as the primary author for the 57th through 59th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

59th Regular Session
HB 78 Caption: Relating to a required preschool program for non-English speaking children as a part of the Minimum Foundation Program.
HB 304 Caption: Relating to amending certain statues by deleting therefrom provisions for the issuance of certificates by the County Clerks.
HB 307 Caption: Relating to authorizing the State Department of Public Welfare to establish a food stamp plan and to participate in and implement the federal food stamp program.
HB 308 Caption: Relating to establishing a state minimum wage; providing for enforcement and for penalties.
HB 752 Caption: Relating to requiring recordation and regulating forfeiture of certain real estate contracts.
HB 877 Caption: Relating to the date for elections pertaining to bonds or the election of members of the governing body of any political subdivision, district, authority, or board located in certain counties.
HB 879 Caption: Relating to attorney's fees in suits to collect workman's compensation insurance.
HB 904 Caption: Relating to concerning the payment of aid and compensation to persons who have paid fines or served sentences for crimes of which they are not guilty.
HB 939 Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by requiring that each commissioners precinct be represented on the board of hospital managers.
HB 940 Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Election Code relating to mode of paying poll tax.
HB 941 Caption: Relating to providing that any person, firm, or corporation that has a television tower or similar structure licensed by the Federal Communications Commission and located within the State of Texas be required to have continuously burning red lights, or continuously burning flashing red lights, or both, in operation thereon at whatever prescribed intervals and subject to whatever prescribed conditions they are under license required to maintain.
HB 942 Caption: Relating to requiring that the presiding judge of the corporation court of every incorporated city, town or village in the State be elected by the qualified voters, for the same term and in the same manner as the mayor is elected.
HB 948 Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts defining the powers of the Parks and Wildlife Department.
HCR 7 Caption: In memory of Dr. Virgil T. Blossom of Bexar County.
HCR 138 Caption: Granting Henry J. Friesenhahn and Margaret Friesenhahn permission to sue the State of Texas.
HCR 156 Caption: Commending and congratulating Ruben R. Montemayor on his work as the General Attorney for the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service, District 14 in San Antonio.
HJR 75 Caption: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas to prohibit future adoption of city home-rule charters.
HR 157 Caption: Naming Kathleen M. Vale as Mascot of the House.
58th Regular Session
HB 178 Caption: Relating to establishing a state minimum wage; providing for enforcement and for penalties.
HB 179 Caption: Relating to the Texas Fair Employment Practice Act prohibiting certain practices of discrimination because of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, age, sex, or national origin by the State of Texas; creating the Texas Fair Employment Practices Commission; providing for judicial review and enforcement; and imposing penalties.
HB 269 Caption: Relating to requiring all meetings of all boards, commissions, committees of the Legislature, and all other agencies of the State, City, County, or other political subdivision of the State to be open, with certain exceptions; prescribing a penalty.
HB 299 Caption: Relating to review of actions of boards of equalization in tax matters; authorizing the District Court to hear and determine controversies on the basis of evidence produced before the court and requiring the court to correct erroneous assessments by fixing the value to be placed upon the property.
HB 327 Caption: Relating to eligibility requirements of persons who may receive benefits from programs paid out of public funds and administered by the Board and Department of Public Welfare and admission to the eleemosynary institutions of this State by providing that the requirement of United States citizenship shall be waived as to any such person who meets the other requirements specified in this Act.
HB 372 Caption: Relating to providing that the Department of Public Safety be required upon request to furnish copies of accident reports to duly licensed attorneys for a stipulated fee.
HB 479 Caption: Relating to requiring that each commissioners precinct be represented on the board of hospital managers.
HB 480 Caption: Relating to requiring that the presiding judge of the corporation court of every incorporated city, town or village in the state be elected by the qualified voters, for the same term and in the same manner as the mayor is elected; saving from repeal the Article which provides that the mayor is the ex-officio recorder of the corporation court in certain cities; saving from repeal all provisions of law which authorize the governing bodies of cities to prescribe qualifications for the office of recorder, city judge or judge of the corporation court; repealing certain laws to the extent that they provide for the appointment of the presiding judge of the corporation court.
HB 481 Caption: Relating to increasing the maximum fine on simple assault from Twenty-five Dollars ($25) to Two Hundred Dollars ($200).
HB 544 Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Liquor Control Act to restrict issuance of additional Wine and Beer Retailers' Permits and Retail Dealers' On-Premise Licenses to sell beer by requiring a minimum spacing between licensed premises and by requiring that the number of such permits and licenses issued in a county bear a specified relationship to the population of the county; providing exceptions.
HB 920 Caption: Relating to providing that any person, firm, or corporation that has a television tower or similar structure licensed by the Federal Communications Commission and located within the State of Texas be required to have continuously burning flashing red lights, or continuously burning flashing red lights, or both, in operation thereon at whatever prescribed intervals and subject to whatever prescribed conditions they are under license required to maintain; providing that any guy wires upholding said towers or similar structures that have less than a sixty (60) degree angle with the ground be required to have at least two (2) continuously burning flashing red lights on levels at approximately three-fourths (3/4), one-half (1/2), and one-fourth (1/4) of the overall length of any such guy wire, and installed so as to be visible from any angle of approach; providing certain penalties.
HB 921 Caption: Relating to providing that the Commissioner of Agriculture, Comptroller of Public Accounts, State Treasurer, and the Commissioner of the General Land Office shall hereafter be appointed by the Governor, with the advice and consent of the Senate, rather than elected.
HB 933 Caption: Relating to furthering the effectiveness of the State's public schools and improving the quality of public education by further defining the authority and powers of the State Board of Education and the local school boards as follows: by requiring the State Board of Education to provide for testing the knowledge of all public school students each year and providing certain duties of the Central Education Agency in connection therewith.
HCR 16 Caption: Ratifying the Poll Tax Amendment to the Constitution of the United States.
HJR 18 Caption: Relating to ratifying Senate Joint Resolution Number 29 of the Eighty-seventh Congress of the United States of America at the Second Session begun and held at the City of Washington on Wednesday, the tenth day of January, one thousand nine hundred and sixty-two, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States so that the right to vote for certain electors to public office shall not be denied by reason of failure to pay any poll tax or other tax.
HJR 75 Caption: Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the Governor to appoint the Comptroller of Public Accounts, the State Treasurer, the Commissioner of the General Land Office, and the Commissioner of Agriculture; proposing an amendment to a certain Article of the Constitution to exclude therefrom the offices of the Comptroller of Public Accounts, the State Treasurer, the Commissioner of the General Land Office.
57th Regular Session
HB 29 Caption: Relating to protecting and preserving rights of employees of street transportation systems which have been acquired by cities, towns or municipalities.
HB 235 Caption: Relating to amending a certain Act providing respective rights, obligations, duties and responsibilities of a city which acquires or has acquired a street transportation system under the law and the employees of the system and their collective bargaining agents; prohibiting such employees from engaging in a strike or concerted stoppage of work.
HB 914 Caption: Relating to regulating the business of lending in amounts of $2500 or less; to prescribe penalties and causes of action against persons who violate this Act; providing an effective date.
HB 915 Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute imposing an excise tax on the sale, distribution or use of furniture and related items in the State of Texas; providing an effective date.
HB 916 Caption: Relating to providing maximum compensation for assessor-collectors of taxes for certain counties.
HB 917 Caption: Relating the annual salaries of the judges of the County Courts at Law Nos. 1, 2 and 3 of Bexar County, Texas.
HB 931 Caption: Relating to the Texas Fair Employment Practice Act; prohibiting certain practices of discrimination because of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, age, sex or natural origin by the State of Texas; imposing penalties.
HCR 45 Caption: Memorializing Congress to enact legislation regarding Federal Employee Unions.
57th 3rd Called Session
HB 49 Caption: Relating to amending a certain Statute to provide that persons or institutions given custody of children adjudged dependent and neglected by courts of competent jurisdiction shall be responsible for the child's education and maintenance, including the providing of necessary dental, medical and surgical care and treatment.