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Legislation authored by Robert Talton

Includes legislation with Robert Talton as the primary author for the 73rd through 80th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

80th Regular Session
HB 235 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the ad valorem taxation of certain property used to provide low-income or moderate-income housing.
HB 858 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of a peace officer to inquire into the immigration status of certain persons.
HB 859 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the preservation of fetal tissue by a physician performing an abortion on a person who is younger than 14 years of age; creating an offense.
HB 938 Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for appointment as a volunteer deputy voter registrar.
HB 1055 Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
Caption: Relating to the licensure of certain attorneys licensed to practice law in other jurisdictions to practice law in Texas.
HB 1203 Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of interference with child custody.
HB 1811 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to requiring public school teachers to recite pledges of allegiance to the United States and Texas flags.
HB 1812 Last Action: Returned to committee
Caption: Relating to the punishment of the offense of aggravated assault.
HB 1813 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring that members of the governing board of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities be elected officials.
HB 2301 Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain special districts to establish differences in rates between customer classes.
HB 2302 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to nonrepairable and salvage motor vehicles.
HB 2303 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to issuance of a buyer's identification card for purchase of nonrepairable and salvage motor vehicles.
HB 2304 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to taking or attempting to take a weapon from an employee or official of a correctional facility that is operated by a county or municipality.
HB 2305 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the availability under the public information law of certain documents filed with a county clerk or a district clerk.
HB 2306 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain requirements for the issuance and renewal of a salvage vehicle dealer license.
HB 2307 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of unauthorized use of an emergency communications device.
HB 2942 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the qualification date for a residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation.
HB 2943 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to mandatory conditions of community supervision, parole, or mandatory supervision concerning certain searches.
HB 2952 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of persons convicted of certain offenses to possess or carry certain firearms.
HB 3164 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of testimony of certain expert witnesses as evidence in criminal and civil proceedings.
HB 3172 Last Action: Subcommittee members named
Caption: Relating to limits on the appropriations by the Legislature.
HB 3609 Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to membership and service credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for certain employees.
HB 4080 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 509; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.
HCR 212 Last Action: Referred to Government Organization
Caption: Directing that the state flag be displayed at half-staff on Peace Officers' Memorial Day and calling for the observance of National Police Week in Texas.
HCR 236 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring fallen police officers on Peace Officers' Memorial Day and during National Police Week.
HR 255 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Battleship Texas Foundation for its efforts to preserve and restore the Battleship Texas.
HR 616 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Private First Class Michael Fletcher for his brave and steadfast service in Iraq.
HR 1277 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Texas Chiropractic College for its contribution to chiropractic education in Texas.
HR 1399 Last Action: Referred to Rules & Resolutions
Caption: Amending the Permanent Rules of the House of Representatives to modify the system of calendars.
HR 1805 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Jessica Zenker and her sixth-grade class at YES Prep Southeast School in Houston for their efforts in behalf of Kemp's ridley sea turtles.
HR 1845 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Denton McDugle for his 18 years of service on the Deer Park City Council.
HR 1881 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Pastor Edward Bryan Morrison of Deer Park on his retirement.
HR 2913 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3609.
79th Regular Session
HB 159 Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to expenditures of funds by a school district to advertise a referendum.
HB 304 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to conditions of employment for police officers employed by certain municipalities.
HB 360 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of aggravated assault.
HB 361 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the requirement that a religious organization apply for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by the organization.
HB 362 Last Action: Referred to Law Enforcement
Caption: Relating to the acceptance of a license to carry a concealed handgun as a form of identification.
HB 377 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of certain information from an early voting roster; providing a penalty.
HB 378 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to an exemption from the fee for a birth or death record requested by a child fatality review team or the child fatality review team committee.
HB 570 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the application of arbitration agreements to certain other agreements.
HB 824 Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to a requirement that appraisal review board members complete a training and education course biennially.
HB 825 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of interference with public duties.
HB 826 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the licensure of certain attorneys licensed to practice law in other jurisdictions to practice law in Texas.
HB 857 Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the authority of a municipality to require the removal of certain vehicles from a freeway without the consent of the owner or person in charge of the vehicle.
HB 877 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to certain complaints and information with respect to certain child-care facilities and family homes and to procedures for certain disciplinary actions against certain child-care facilities; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 878 Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the placement of public school students who engage in conduct that contains the elements of certain sexual offenses.
HB 971 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the availability under the public information law of certain documents filed with a county clerk or a district clerk.
HB 1129 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of interference with child custody.
HB 1167 Last Action: Point of order sustained
Caption: Relating to the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
HB 1219 Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to settlement of certain claims under an auto insurance policy.
HB 1220 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the appointment of mental health masters.
HB 1221 Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the determination of whether a motor vehicle is a total loss under an automobile insurance policy.
HB 1437 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the towing of motor vehicles at the request of certain municipal employees.
HB 1438 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to continuing education for peace officers.
HB 1439 Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to rates and rating plans for automobile insurance.
HB 1484 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the penalty for failing to perform certain duties following a vehicle accident.
HB 1831 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the definition of "convicted" for purposes of eligibility to carry a concealed handgun.
HB 1835 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the apportionment of municipal infrastructure costs in regard to certain property development projects.
HB 1988 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the penalty for overloading vehicles.
HB 1989 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of controllers of intermodal transportation equipment by the Department of Public Safety.
HB 1990 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the regulation of bail bond sureties.
HB 1991 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to an exception to the prohibition against commingling used oil with solid waste if the commingling is incident to the dismantling of scrap, used, or obsolete metals.
HB 1992 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to eligibility for an exemption from ad valorem taxation for property owned for the purpose of providing low-income or moderate-income housing.
HB 1993 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of certain property used to provide low-income housing.
HB 1994 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the offense of assisting multiple voters who cast a ballot by mail.
HB 2455 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the elements of the criminal offense of discharging used oil into water in the state.
HB 2456 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to restrictions on the transfer of a fuel tank to a metal recycling entity.
HB 2457 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the entrance requirements, base pay, and longevity pay in certain municipalities for a police officer who has previous experience as a police officer.
HB 2766 Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to certain money owed by an insurance company to a vehicle storage facility.
HB 2767 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the release of a criminal defendant in certain cases and the eligibility of and citation to certain individuals who act as sureties on bail bonds.
HB 2768 Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the transfer of the Texas Chiropractic College to the University of Houston System.
HB 2769 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the presentation of state flags to survivors of certain deceased honorably retired peace officers.
HB 2799 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the removal of vehicles and property from a roadway in a political subdivision, to the authority of a political subdivision to establish a traffic incident management program, and to procedures regarding the removal and storage of certain vehicles.
HB 2800 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the dissolution of certain sports and community venues.
HB 3386 Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the possession or shooting of a handgun on the land of the Lower Colorado River Authority by a person licensed to carry a concealed handgun.
HB 3387 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to offenses committed within a school zone.
HB 3388 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to court-ordered possession of or access to a child by the child's grandparent, aunt, or uncle.
HB 3389 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the dismissal of the charge in certain misdemeanor traffic cases in which the defendant takes appropriate and timely corrective measures.
HB 3557 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to statutory probate court associate judges in certain courts in Harris County.
HJR 19 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the recognition of a same-sex marriage or civil union.
HR 185 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Battleship Texas on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the raising of the U.S. flag at the Battle of Iwo Jima.
HR 1825 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Whitney Smith-Nelson on her college graduation.
HR 2214 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1835.
78th Regular Session
HB 194 Last Action: Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Caption: Relating to disqualifying certain persons from serving as foster parents.
HB 291 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the qualifications for membership on the Board of Pardons and Paroles.
HB 301 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain persons to represent a person before the Board of Pardons and Paroles or a parole panel.
HB 302 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to settlement of certain liability claims under an auto insurance policy.
HB 442 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the placement of public school students who engage in conduct that contains the elements of certain sexual offenses.
HB 445 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the filing of a recusal motion in a proceeding involving a temporary guardianship.
HB 465 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the fee a county may collect for handling court registry funds.
HB 466 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the recording of jury deliberations in civil and criminal proceedings.
HB 646 Last Action: Referred to Law Enforcement
Caption: Relating to the inspection of commercial motor vehicles in certain counties containing a port of entry.
HB 679 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to inform certain inmates of their right to request to undergo an orchiectomy.
HB 680 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to a motion for recusal or disqualification of a statutory probate court judge.
HB 848 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the award of expert witness fees in a judicial appeal of certain ad valorem tax determinations.
HB 849 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the regulation of tow trucks, to the authority of a political subdivision of this state to regulate tow trucks, and to insurance for commercial motor vehicles; providing penalties.
HB 850 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the sale of a tow truck at a new motor vehicle show or exhibition.
HB 982 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the authority of a peace officer to make a warrantless arrest when a person confesses to committing a felony.
HB 983 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of an ad valorem tax appraisal district to obtain certain criminal history record information relating to an applicant for employment.
HB 1042 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of excess money in the compensation to victims of crime fund.
HB 1082 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the appraisal of property by appraisal districts.
HB 1189 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to alternative dispute resolution procedures in certain police departments.
HB 1759 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the licensure of a person licensed to practice law in another jurisdiction to practice law in Texas.
HB 1796 Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the exception from required disclosure under the public information law of certain information submitted by a potential vendor or contractor.
HB 1909 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of interference with child custody.
HB 1910 Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by a religious organization.
HB 1911 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the placement of a child in foster care.
HB 2086 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the possession or shooting of a handgun on the land of the Lower Colorado River Authority by a person licensed to carry a concealed handgun.
HB 2724 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to childcare regulation and the making of false and anonymous complaints.
HB 2725 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the destruction of records following certain expunctions.
HB 2726 Last Action: Effective on 1/1/04
Caption: Relating to authorizing an owner of inventory to waive the right to have the inventory appraised for ad valorem tax purposes at the price for which it would sell as a unit.
HB 2727 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the time during which inmates may be considered for release on parole.
HB 2728 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to violations of certain conditions of parole or mandatory supervision; providing criminal penalties.
HB 2729 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the regulation of bail bond sureties; providing penalties.
HB 2730 Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to business leave time accounts for peace officers in certain municipalities and counties.
HB 2731 Last Action: Referred to Land and Resource Management
Caption: Relating to procedures governing adoption of zoning regulations and district boundaries.
HB 2732 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to certain municipal orders required to be filed with the municipal secretary or clerk.
HB 2733 Last Action: Referred to Law Enforcement
Caption: Relating to the administration of a polygraph examination to a peace officer.
HB 2734 Last Action: Referred to Land and Resource Management
Caption: Relating to general zoning regulations.
HB 3288 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to eligibility for a license to carry a concealed handgun.
HCR 24 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of John Ray Harrison, Sr., of Pasadena.
HCR 40 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Deotis Gay, Sr., of La Porte.
HCR 105 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Jack W. Coe of Alvin on his retirement from Rohm and Haas Texas Incorporated.
HCR 162 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring the battleship Texas on the 55th anniversary of her arrival at the San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site.
HR 36 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Robert Earl Barfield of Pasadena.
HR 126 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring BP Solvay Polyethylene North America for being recognized with the OSHA VPP Star.
HR 745 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club of Pasadena and welcoming its delegation to the State Capitol on April 10, 2003.
HR 1263 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Jim Gentil of Austin for his career achievements.
HR 1658 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Dobie High School Academic Decathlon team on placing third overall at the 2003 U.S. Academic Decathlon competition.
78th 1st Called Session
HB 40 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the use of excess money in the compensation to victims of crime fund.
HCR 18 Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Honoring Dr. Shelby M. Elliot on his December 2003 retirement as president of Texas Chiropractic College.
78th 2nd Called Session
HR 13 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Red Raiders baseball team on winning the USSSA World Series.
HR 14 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Pasadena 13 All-Stars.
HR 176 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Shelby M. Elliot on his upcoming retirement and his distinguished career as a practitioner of chiropractic medicine.
77th Regular Session
HB 451 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an employee of a personal bond office administering oaths to or taking an acknowledgment or proof of a written instrument from personal bond applicants.
HB 452 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the operation of certain programs by personal bond offices and the imposition of certain fees and costs.
HB 909 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the forfeiture of profits received from the sale of crime memorabilia.
HB 1395 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of a peace officer to make a warrantless arrest when a person confesses to committing a felony.
HB 1564 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to remedies for the unequal appraisal of property by an appraisal district.
HB 1654 Last Action: Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to the disclosure to the public of information in certain arrest warrants and the affidavits filed in connection with the application for those warrants.
HB 1655 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of interference with child custody.
HB 1656 Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the authority of an officer to return stolen property to its owner.
HB 1657 Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the possession of or the shooting of a handgun on the land of the Lower Colorado River Authority by a person licensed to carry a concealed handgun.
HB 1868 Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to authorizing the attorney general to administer oaths.
HB 2289 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to alternative dispute resolution procedures in certain police departments.
HB 2290 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain nondisciplinary actions against certain police officers and to the records of overturned disciplinary actions or charges of misconduct against certain firefighters and police officers.
HB 2317 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the right of a defendant to appeal a conviction in a criminal case.
HB 2319 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the placement of public school students who engage in conduct that contains the elements of certain sexual offenses.
HB 2320 Last Action: Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
Caption: Relating to the disposition by municipalities of property in certain air navigation facilities.
HB 2777 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the application of continuing education requirements to peace officers in certain municipalities.
HB 2972 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to local control of police officer employment matters by certain municipalities.
HB 2973 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the offenses and penalties for towing companies in certain counties
HB 3375 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the inspection of motor carriers before they leave a port of entry onto the public roads in a county greater than three million.
HB 3376 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the offenses and penalties for towing companies in certain counties.
HCR 190 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Memorializing congress to declare its intent that the general tax and regulatory laws of the U.S. shall not apply to the churches of this nation.
HCR 255 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Tillman Bascome McHenry, Sr., of Deer Park.
HR 618 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 53rd anniversary of the naming of the battleship Texas as the flagship of the Texas Navy.
HR 658 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 53rd anniversary of the naming of the battleship Texas as the flagship of the Texas Navy.
HR 1148 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the National Academic League team of Thompson Intermediate School in Pasadena for placing first in the national finals.
76th Regular Session
HB 413 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the exception to disclosure under the public information law of information submitted by an applicant for certification as a historically underutilized or disadvantaged business.
HB 414 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to limiting possession of and access to a child by certain parents.
HB 415 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to disqualifying certain persons from serving as foster parents.
HB 416 Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to fees and penalties imposed by the Texas Cosmetology Commission.
HB 417 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the venue for certain offenses committed against children.
HB 418 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the applicability of habitual offender punishment provisions to certain defendants convicted of state jail felonies.
HB 421 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain offenders for release on parole or mandatory supervision.
HB 422 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the invocation of the rule in a criminal trial.
HB 830 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to an employee of a personal bond office administering oaths to or taking an acknowledgment or proof of a written instrument from personal bond applicants.
HB 831 Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the administration and operation of a pretrial services office and the imposition of certain fees and costs.
HB 882 Last Action: Subcommittee members named
Caption: Relating to the liability of a criminal defendant and the defendant's sureties on a personal bond or a bail bond.
HB 883 Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of bail bondsmen.
HB 884 Last Action: Subcommittee members named
Caption: Relating to the authority of a private investigator or security officer to execute a capias issued after a forfeiture of bail.
HB 988 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the designation of a primary physical residence for a child in an order of joint managing conservatorship of the child.
HB 1042 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the removal of a motor vehicle from a vehicle storage facility operated under the Vehicle Storage Facility Act.
HB 1043 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of harboring a runaway child.
HB 1044 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the total amount of time a student may spend in a bilingual education or special language program.
HB 1594 Last Action: Tagged in committee
Caption: Relating to the penalty for certain intoxication offenses and the conditions for release of a defendant charged with or convicted of those offenses, including the use of an ignition interlock device.
HB 2386 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to discrimination or preferential treatment by the state or a political subdivision of the state because of race, color, sex, ethnicity, or national origin.
HB 2670 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the appeal of a conviction in a justice or municipal court.
HB 3362 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the repeal of release to mandatory supervision and to parole procedures applicable to certain inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
HB 3363 Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Public Safety to establish minimum standards for vendors of ignition interlock devices.
HB 3364 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the inspection of intermodal equipment; providing criminal and civil penalties.
HB 3365 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the composition of the board of directors of an appraisal district.
HB 3366 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to lighting equipment on tow trucks.
HB 3367 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to participation in the Texas Employees Uniform Group Insurance Benefit Act by former members of the governing bodies of community/junior colleges who render at least 10 continuous years of service and who are at least 55 years of age.
HB 3368 Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by a religious organization.
HB 3369 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to certain inspections of property for ad valorem tax purposes.
HB 3370 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the requirement that certain meetings of an appraisal review board be open to the public.
HB 3371 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the ad valorem tax records pertaining to the appraised value of property that is located in more than one appraisal district.
HB 3372 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the determination of an ad valorem tax protest based on inequality of appraisal.
HB 3373 Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to police department mediation in certain municipalities and its effect on time schedules for appeals.
HB 3374 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the appointment of peace officers by a water district.
HB 3375 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to local control of police officer employment matters by certain municipalities.
HB 3376 Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to fire and police department records concerning charges of misconduct and disciplinary actions in certain municipalities.
HB 3683 Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Pasadena Improvement District.
HCR 13 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Claiming state sovereignty under the 10th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
HJR 24 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to impose term limits on state, district, and local elective offices.
HR 318 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the retirement of Beverly Bush as general manager of the Clear Lake Community Association.
HR 376 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Clyde Winford West on his 90th birthday.
75th Regular Session
HB 88 Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for release on parole of certain dangerous offenders.
HB 89 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the applicability of habitual offender punishment provisions to certain defendants convicted of state jail felonies.
HB 90 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the verification of reports of political contributions and political expenditures.
HB 1109 Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to restrictive covenants applicable to certain residential real estate subdivisions.
HB 1320 Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the removal of a motor vehicle from a vehicle storage facility operated under the Vehicle Storage Facility Act.
HB 1365 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the admissibility of evidence in criminal cases.
HB 1366 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prohibiting employment discrimination against certain peace officers for refusing to take a polygraph examination.
HB 1472 Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to the conditions of employment for police officers in certain municipalities.
HB 1689 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the invocation of the rule in a criminal trial.
HB 1690 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of harassment.
HB 1862 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the disposition of certain property seized in connection with the commission of a criminal offense.
HB 1863 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the waiver of a defect in a criminal charging instrument.
HB 1864 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain defendants for release on personal bond.
HB 1949 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the venue for certain offenses committed against children.
HB 1950 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the admissibility of certain evidence and testimony in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.
HB 1951 Last Action: Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Caption: Relating to reports and investigations of the abuse or neglect of a child.
HB 2218 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the civil and criminal consequences of an offense involving driving, boating, or flying while intoxicated.
HB 2284 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the transfer of permits, registrations, or other authorizations issued by the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission.
HB 2339 Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
Caption: Relating to the extension of restrictions imposing regular assessments in certain residential real estate subdivisions.
HB 2340 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the liability of a criminal defendant and the defendant's sureties on a bail bond.
HB 2443 Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to classification and appointment of firefighters and police officers in certain municipalities.
HB 2444 Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain environmental permitting procedures of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission.
HB 2701 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to amendment or modification of certain permits and licenses issued by the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission.
HB 3322 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission to grant exemptions to rules regarding pollution control or abatement.
HB 3323 Last Action: Referred to Corrections
Caption: Relating to making confidential certain information about peace officers, correctional officers, and their families; providing a penalty.
HB 3324 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to civil service for firefighters and police officers in certain municipalities.
HB 3325 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the rate of interest on a refund of ad valorem taxes made by a taxing unit.
HB 3326 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to training for members of appraisal review boards and to the qualifications of the members of certain appraisal review boards.
HB 3327 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the representation of a property owner by an agent in a property tax matter.
HB 3328 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the correction of an ad valorem tax appraisal roll.
HB 3329 Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
Caption: Relating to requirements for governmental entities that acquire real property held in trust or sell real property to a trustee.
HB 3330 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to ownership of a drainage outfall ditch in Harris County.
HB 3331 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to a driving safety course in connection with certain offenses.
HCR 249 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring the members of the 533rd Anti-aircraft Battalion on the occasion of their 18th reunion.
HR 119 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Gloria Cutrer of Houston on her receipt of the 1996 Mayor's Award for Outstanding Volunteer Service.
HR 555 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming members of Shell Explorer Post No. 9999 to the Capitol on April 7, 1997.
74th Regular Session
HB 17 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the punishment and eligibility for parole of certain habitual violent offenders.
HB 18 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to restrictive covenants applicable to certain residential real estate subdivisions.
HB 19 Last Action: Referred to State Recreational Resources
Caption: Relating to the creation of an offense involving certain sales of tickets to events; providing a penalty.
HB 716 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a person who has served as a member of the United States Senate or House of Representatives to be a candidate for the same office.
HB 732 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the invocation of the rule in a criminal trial.
HB 909 Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to the level of assistance granted to certain welfare recipients.
HB 910 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to identifying certain fathers who are not named on the birth certificate and establishing their paternity.
HB 911 Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to eligibility for AFDC benefits.
HB 912 Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to participation of certain AFDC recipients in the job opportunities and basic skills (JOBS) training program.
HB 913 Last Action: Coauthor Authorized
Caption: Relating to termination of AFDC payments for certain children.
HB 1453 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of metropolitan transit authorities.
HB 1454 Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
Caption: Relating to requirements for certain political subdivisions that acquire real property held in trust.
HB 1522 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to agreements creating joint tenancies with rights of survivorship in real property.
HB 1998 Last Action: Referred to Environmental Regulation
Caption: Relating to industrial solid waste and hazardous waste management fees.
HB 2015 Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
Caption: Relating to statutory changes to obtain delegation to Texas of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System.
HB 2047 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the admissibility of evidence in criminal cases.
HB 2048 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the affidavit on campaign and officeholder reports.
HB 2421 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the punishment for repeat or habitual misdemeanor offenders.
HB 2422 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the authority of a court to order a defendant convicted of a misdemeanor to pay restitution in lieu of a fine.
HB 2423 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the assessment and collection of certain criminal justice fees by certain officers and by community supervision and corrections departments.
HB 2424 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to requiring as a condition of community supervision that a defendant make a payment to the crime victims' compensation fund.
HB 2736 Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to the withdrawal of a resignation by a firefighter or police officer in certain municipalities.
HB 2737 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the salaries of certain municipal police officers.
HB 2738 Last Action: Referred to Pensions and Investments
Caption: Relating to service credit in retirement systems for police officers in certain municipalities.
HB 2739 Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to airport police and security for certain municipalities and political subdivisions.
HB 2740 Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to group health insurance for retirees of certain municipalities.
HB 2779 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain employee suspensions and procedures for appealing those suspensions in certain sheriff's departments.
HB 2844 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of bail bondsmen.
HCR 11 Last Action: Coauthor Authorized
Caption: Claiming sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the United States Constitution over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the United States Constitution.
HCR 12 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Urging the Congress of the United States to amend the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 to exempt school districts from the employee trip reduction provisions required in extreme and severe nonattainment areas.
HCR 140 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Joe Manor.
HCR 150 Last Action: Referred to State, Fed. & International Rel.
Caption: Designating the battleship Texas as the official State Ship of Texas.
HCR 212 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the House to make technical corrections in H.B. 2015.
HCR 227 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commemorating the Rohm and Haas Lone Star Plant ground breaking ceremony.
HJR 56 Last Action: Coauthor Authorized
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to limit the time that a person may serve in legislative office or in a statewide elective executive office.
HJR 93 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to impose term limits on state, district, and local elective offices.
HR 96 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Weldon "Stoney" Phillips on his 80th birthday.
HR 183 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Sallie Ann Langseth on her selection as Secondary School Teacher of the Year.
HR 670 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Fred Ernest Gray.
HR 694 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Pasadena police officer Leslie Ian Early.
HR 1051 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Rebecca Faye Dorsett Buck.
HR 1052 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring William F. Bailey Elementary School.
HR 1053 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Pauline Sophie Trojanowski Braden on her retirement.
HR 1054 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Patricia Ann Autrey Hawkins on the occasion of her retirement.
HR 1144 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Martin Roller.
73rd Regular Session
HB 1104 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the name of the University of Houston-Clear Lake.
HB 1965 Last Action: Coauthor Authorized
Caption: Relating to the creation of metropolitan rapid transit authorities.
HB 2346 Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to the closing of the guardianship of the estate of a minor ward.
HCM 143 Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Congratulating Head Coach Phil Eaton and the Pasadena High School Eagles on winning the District 23-5A basketball championship.
HR 250 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Department of Public Safety Trooper Jim Alexander on the occasion of his retirement.
HR 491 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of Harry Riley.
HR 522 Last Action: Referred to Rules & Resolutions
Caption: Congratulating head coach Phil Eaton and the Pasadena High School Eagles on their District 23-5A basketball championship.
HR 819 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the officers and employees of Rollins Environmental Services (TX), Incorporated, for its contributions to the protection and safety of all Texans.
HR 888 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Granting the Junior Statesmen Foundation permission to use the house chamber on June 24 and July 7, 1993.