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Legislation authored by Betty Denton

Includes legislation with Betty Denton as the primary author for the 65th through 73rd Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

73rd Regular Session
HB 397 Last Action: Companion considered in lieu of in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the West Community Hospital District; authorizing a tax; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting the power of eminent domain.
HB 668 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain persons who resell tickets; providing a penalty.
HB 806 Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to the temporary conservatorship of a child.
HB 834 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Prosecutor Council.
HB 988 Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to the requirement of DNA analysis of certain inmates and to the creation of a DNA data base and of the Forensic Science Review Committee within the Department of Public Safety; providing a penalty.
HB 1084 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to the offense of overtaking and passing a school bus; providing a penalty.
HB 1165 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the testing of certain deaf or blind students enrolled at institutions of higher education.
HB 1228 Last Action: Referred to Agriculture & Wildlife Management
Caption: Relating to the exemption of certain persons from certain hunting stamp requirements.
HB 2287 Last Action: Referred to Investments & Banking
Caption: Relating to credit in and benefits payable by the Texas Municipal Retirement System.
HB 2466 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to cancellation or nonrenewal of health insurance coverage.
HB 2617 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the exemption of the judicial and court personnel training fund from consolidation or abolition.
HB 2787 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to enabling the General Services Commission to purchase an existing building through Texas Public Finance Authority financing under certain circumstances.
HB 2863 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a study and treatment of minor children who are survivors of sieges; making an appropriation.
HCM 144 Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Congratulating Yolanda Wilkerson on being named a first team All-State player by the Texas Girls Coaches Association.
HCM 1359 Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Congratulating Randall Alan Cooley on his graduation from Midway High School, Waco, Texas.
HCR 96 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending the participants in the 1993 Texas Justice of the Peace and Constable Association convention.
HMM 28 Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of Mary Rose Patronella.
HR 261 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the state semifinalists Riesel High School Indians on winning UIL district, bidistrict, area and regional football championships.
HR 262 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Joyce Holmes on the occasion of her retirement.
HR 263 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of H. Edward Alford.
HR 264 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of O. Lee Golden.
HR 265 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of James A. Maler.
HR 266 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of Evelyn A. Orr.
HR 267 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of Dr. William David "Bill" Pittman.
HR 268 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of Doris Louvina Stephen.
HR 269 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of Reverend John Wesley Sedberry.
HR 357 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating William Crockett on the occasion of his retirement.
HR 412 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Caritas on the occasion of its 25th annual Feast of Caring.
HR 417 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the participants in the Leadership Waco program and welcoming them to the Capitol.
HR 479 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring and congratulating Texas State Technical College and Berufsbildende Schulen for their exchange program.
HR 527 Last Action: Referred to Rules & Resolutions
Caption: Congratulating Yolanda Wilkerson on being named a first team All-State player by the Texas Girls Coaches Association.
HR 528 Last Action: Referred to Rules & Resolutions
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of Mary Rose Patronella.
HR 640 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Jimmie Carpenter for his service to the China Spring Independent School District.
HR 641 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the organizers of the Texas, U.S.A. --Statehood Wagon Train on their efforts in making the sesquicentennial celebration of statehood a memorable occasion.
HR 642 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of Officer James W. Mitchell.
HR 661 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Wilton A. Lanning, Jr., on his receipt of the Community Builders Award and commending him for his outstanding contributions to his community.
HR 705 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending LaNelle L. McNamara for her outstanding contributions to the city of Waco.
HR 745 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the memory of Officer George William Mitchell and extending sympathy to his family.
HR 787 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of the Reverend Robert Gilbert.
HR 887 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of Robert G. Drake.
72nd Regular Session
HB 174 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to ethics and accountability in state government and elections; to the composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Elections and Ethics Commission; to registration, reporting, and restrictions concerning expenditures made to influence legislation or administrative action; to personal financial statements filed by state officers and employees; and to the acceptance, use, and reporting of political contributions and expenditures; providing penalties.
HB 183 Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the offense of overtaking and passing a school bus; providing a penalty.
HB 240 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to certain persons convicted of the offense of driving while intoxicated.
HB 241 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the term "intoxicated" as used in defining the offense of driving while intoxicated and in the law governing the taking of specimens of body substances.
HB 285 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to drug-free school zones and to the imposition of penalties for the delivery, manufacture, or possession with the intent to deliver or manufacture a controlled substance in drug-free school zones or on school buses.
HB 1398 Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the temporary conservatorship of a child.
HB 1399 Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to joint managing conservatorship.
HB 1431 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the county, justice, and small claims courts, to the processing and storage of information in the civil docket of a justice of the peace, and to the jurisdiction of certain municipal courts over certain hearings relating to stored motor vehicles.
HB 1468 Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a driver's license to certain persons convicted of misdemeanor offenses under the Texas Controlled Substances Act.
HB 1469 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to the preparation of a jury list in a criminal case.
HB 1697 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to open records.
HB 1698 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain persons who resell tickets; providing a penalty.
HB 1737 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the frequency with which certain teachers are appraised.
HB 1738 Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the municipal civil service law.
HB 2351 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to records and seals of notaries public and to qualification as a notary public.
HB 2400 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the imposition of a special cost on conviction of the offense of driving while intoxicated or operating a vessel while intoxicated, to the establishment of certified breath alcohol testing programs, and to the disposition of certain fees; making an appropriation.
HB 2401 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the provision of recycling receptacles for certain materials at state parks by the Parks and Wildlife Department.
HB 2402 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to testing of deaf and blind students enrolled at institutions of higher education.
HB 2403 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to creating a duty to negotiate for the sale of unused state water; providing a penalty.
HB 2522 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a permit for or the areal expansion of certain landfills.
HB 2523 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the amendment of a permit for the areal expansion of certain existing landfills.
HB 2524 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to regulatory approval of telephone extended area toll-free service.
HB 2525 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the issuance of resident hunting licenses; providing a penalty.
HB 2615 Last Action: Referred to Judiciary
Caption: Relating to the application of the professional prosecutors law to certain prosecutors.
HB 2616 Last Action: Referred to Public Safety
Caption: Relating to the creation of a motor vehicle theft inspection fund; the enforcement provisions for offenses involving theft of certain farm equipment; adding Texas Rangers; providing a penalty.
HB 2674 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to the Tenth Court of Appeals District.
HB 2869 Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the division of property in a divorce or annulment.
HCR 163 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring the Texas Special Olympics of 1991.
HCR 164 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Designating the week of April 21-27, 1991, as Crime Victims' Week in Texas.
HCR 223 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating the week of May 12-18, 1991, as Emergency Medical Services Week in Texas.
HCR 235 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling and engrossing clerk of the House of Representatives to make the necessary correction in H.B. 2674.
HJR 104 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to require monthly payment and prohibit diversion or deferral of contributions to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas and the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
HR 31 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Edwin L. Slough.
HR 278 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the congregation of Meier Settlement Methodist Church.
HR 405 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Sergeant Roger Barrett of the Waco Police Department.
HR 406 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Sergeant John Robert "Bobby" Vicha of the Waco Police Department.
HR 407 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Officer Elmer Huddleston of the Waco Police Department.
HR 408 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Officer Urby J. Thompson of the Waco Police Department.
HR 409 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Officer H. A. "Andy" Anderson of the Waco Police Department.
HR 410 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Sergeant Donald H. Basquette of the Waco Police Department.
HR 411 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Officer J. M. Baskin of the Waco Police Department.
HR 470 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Jesse J. Flewellen.
HR 471 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Beryle Keith West.
HR 1025 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Mr. Robert Hawkins.
HR 1044 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Mr. Ruben M. Santos for his tireless service to the public.
HR 1045 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Mr. Sam Jack McGlasson for his tireless service to the public.
HR 1078 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Homer E. Price.
HR 1079 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Othella Denman.
72nd 1st Called Session
HB 56 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to drug-free school zones and to sentencing and the imposition of penalties for certain offenses involving controlled substances committed in a drug-free school zone.
HR 284 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Captain Edwin D. Pringle.
72nd 2nd Called Session
HB 14 Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to testing of deaf or blind students enrolled at institutions of higher education.
HB 20 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to drug-free school zones and to sentencing and the imposition of penalties for certain offenses involving controlled substances committed in a drug-free school zones.
72nd 4th Called Session
HB 13 Last Action: Reported engrossed
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, dates, operation, and financing of the West Community Hospital District; authorizing a tax; granting the authority to issue bonds; and granting the power of eminent domain.
HR 65 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring and commending Dr. Ali S. Khodr for his selfless service to the United States of America and the State of Texas.
HR 171 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Grant Teaff on the outstanding record of achievement he enjoyed during his 21-year tenure as the head football coach at Baylor University.
71st Regular Session
HB 318 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to income eligibility for nursing home care and community care.
HB 392 Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to income eligibility for nursing home care; making an emergency appropriation to the Texas Department of Human Services.
HB 536 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to financing of the activities of the State Bar of Texas.
HB 875 Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of information on the sexual or physical abuse of a child in the social history report prepared for the child's adoption.
HB 876 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to joint managing conservatorship.
HB 1009 Last Action: Rules suspended
Caption: Relating to requiring certain probationers and persons operating motor vehicles under license restrictions to install in motor vehicles devices that discourage driving while intoxicated.
HB 1196 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the exemption of deaf or blind students from certain academic skills testing and remedial coursework requirements.
HB 1197 Last Action: No action taken in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the waiver of automobile registration fees for certain surviving spouses of members of the armed forces who died on active duty.
HB 1466 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to access to, processing of, and use of certain criminal history records; providing a penalty; making an appropriation.
HB 1497 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an emergency appropriation to Texas State Technical Institute for repair of facilities damaged by fire.
HB 1534 Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the State Commission on Judicial Conduct imposing sanctions on certain retired judges.
HB 1535 Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to modification of child support orders by the attorney general.
HB 1633 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the provision of a 24-hour toll-free telephone number by the Department of Public Safety for reports by the public of traffic offenses and other matters relating to public safety.
HB 1930 Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the membership of the Texas Board of Health.
HB 2253 Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of an offense involving certain sales of tickets to events; providing a penalty.
HB 2670 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the obtainment and use of a specimen of body tissue from certain defendants for possible use in future criminal investigations.
HB 2671 Last Action: No action taken in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the penalties for the delivery of a controlled substance to a minor and to possession of a controlled substance by a minor.
HB 2759 Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring hepatitis tests for employees who manufacture, process, prepare, or dispense food or drink.
HB 2782 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to use of standardized tests for admission to an institution of higher education or for award of a scholarship, grant, or loan.
HB 2810 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the employment of certain retired teachers as teachers.
HB 2891 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to collection of criminal information by the consumer credit commissioner concerning individuals involved in consumer credit.
HB 2892 Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of certain cigarette tax revenue for organ and tissue transplants.
HB 2893 Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the requirement that teaching assistants who teach certain freshman or sophomore courses at an institution of higher education be proficient in speaking, writing, and reading English.
HB 2894 Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a study of the uses of certain unused drugs.
HB 3148 Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the county court and the county courts at law in McLennan County.
HB 3158 Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to the exchange of park property owned by certain municipalities.
HCR 145 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating April 10 to 14, 1989, as Crime Victims' Rights Week in Texas.
HCR 288 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending the 143rd Infantry Regiment.
HR 38 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Leslie Bryan of Mart.
HR 85 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of the Reverend Orris W. Sougstad.
HR 136 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending LULAC Council No. 273.
HR 218 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 25, 1989, as National TRIO Day.
HR 279 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Reverend Jose Antonio Martorell.
HR 314 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Bertha Raley.
HR 315 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Billy G. Howard.
HR 316 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of LaVelle Palmore.
HR 317 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Francis Marion Johnson, Jr.
HR 418 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Texas Special Olympics of 1989.
HR 419 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Wallace R. Silva.
HR 428 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the China Spring High School boys' basketball team.
HR 429 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the China Spring High School girls' basketball team.
HR 711 Last Action: Filed
Caption: Directing the House conferees on the general appropriations bill.
HR 807 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring D. B. Collinsworth for his nomination as Hunter Education Volunteer Instructor of the Year.
HR 1055 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Reverend Robert L. Gilbert.
71st 1st Called Session
HB 17 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to ex parte communications and meetings of state agency members.
HB 146 Last Action: Referred to Public Safety
Caption: Relating to the issuance of an operator's license to persons convicted of a misdemeanor offense under the Texas Controlled Substances Act.
HR 154 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Harley Hugh Spoon.
71st 2nd Called Session
HB 6 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the issuance of an operator's license to persons convicted of a misdemeanor offense under the Texas Controlled Substances Act.
71st 3rd Called Session
HB 52 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to drug-free school zones and to the imposition of penalties for the delivery, manufacture, or possession with the intent to deliver or manufacture a controlled substance in drug-free school zones or on....
HB 62 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the issuance of an operator's license to persons convicted of misdemeanor offenses under the Texas Controlled Substances Act.
HR 54 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Joseph Jeffries Wilson.
71st 4th Called Session
HCR 35 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring the 4-H International Foreign Youth Exchange program.
HR 106 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Donna Woodlock.
HR 207 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Texas Special Olympics of 1990.
71st 5th Called Session
HR 173 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Murray Watson, Sr.
HR 174 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Camelia Ann Rentz Foster.
71st 6th Called Session
HB 61 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a driver's license to certain persons convicted of misdemeanor offenses under the Texas Controlled Substances Act.
HB 85 Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to the amount of certain benefits payable by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
HR 20 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dr. May Yung-Fun Woo Wang.
HR 49 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Mr. Jack Turner James upon his retirement.
HR 53 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Texas State Guard.
70th Regular Session
HB 619 Last Action: Pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to an increase in benefits for certain annuitants of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
HB 655 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to requiring certain probationers and persons operating motor vehicles under license restrictions to install in motor vehicles devices that discourage driving while intoxicated; and creating the offense of tampering with such a device.
HB 716 Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to persons who may bring an original suit affecting the parent-child relationship.
HB 860 Last Action: Pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the offense of selling an alcoholic beverage to a minor.
HB 1027 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to banking department examination fees.
HB 1190 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to information contained in certain drivers' licenses and personal identification certificates.
HB 1191 Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the sale or distribution of drivers' licenses or personal identification certificates; providing criminal penalties.
HB 1238 Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the availability of special license plates for persons 65 years of age or older.
HB 1376 Last Action: Comm. laid on table subj. to call
Caption: Relating to the validation of certain annexations and other related governmental acts and proceedings of home-rule municipalities.
HB 1477 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to liability for damages caused by the condition of donated items sold by a nonprofit organization.
HB 1478 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to liability for damages caused by the condition of certain items donated to a nonprofit organization.
HB 1579 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to charges for local telephone service by a telecommunications utility.
HB 1769 Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of sexual assault.
HB 1824 Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to the provision of life, health, and accident insurance plans to certain retired persons on closing a business.
HB 2161 Last Action: Printing rule suspended
Caption: Relating to compensation for certain victims of crime.
HB 2551 Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the jurisdiction of the county courts at law in McLennan County.
HB 2623 Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the rate of state contributions to, and an increase in benefits for certain annuities of, the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
HCR 163 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating April 26 - May 2, 1987, as Crime Victims' Rights Week.
HCR 228 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring former U.S. Senator Ralph W. Yarborough on his birthday.
HJR 43 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to require monthly payment and prohibit diversion or deferral of contributions to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas and the Employees Retirement System of Texas.
HR 89 Caption: Honoring DPS officer Robert L. Pruitt on his retirement.
HR 90 Caption: Honoring DPS officer J. W. Wilson on his retirement.
HR 97 Caption: Commending the organizers of the Area 12 Special Olympics Basketball Tournament.
HR 100 Caption: In memory of Betty June Barkley.
HR 101 Caption: Extending best wishes for a speedy recovery to Sherman Evans.
HR 202 Caption: Congratulating Karl M. May of Waco.
HR 263 Caption: In memory of John "Jay" Franklin O'Neal, Jr.
HR 280 Caption: Commending New Hope Ministries of Waco.
HR 282 Caption: Commending organizers and participants of the 1987 Texas Special Olympics.
HR 344 Caption: In memory of Leonard Flemmons.
HR 388 Caption: Honoring Thurmond Dorsey.
HR 432 Caption: Honoring Eugene and Doris Prickette on their 50th anniversary.
HR 497 Caption: Congratulating the Inner City Ministry of Waco and Betty Jo Rabon.
HR 498 Caption: Honoring the Arthritis Foundation.
HR 522 Caption: Commending the Waco Police Officers Association.
HR 683 Caption: Extending best wishes to the 2nd Annual Texas Air Expo.
70th 2nd Called Session
HR 46 Caption: In memory of Esther Miller Jud.
HR 72 Caption: Congratulating the China Spring High School baseball team.
HR 159 Caption: Congratulating the La Vega High School baseball team.
69th Regular Session
HB 525 Last Action: Consideration postponed
Caption: Relating to the offense of unlawful carrying of weapons on certain premises where alcoholic beverages are served or sold.
HB 870 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the supplemental compensation of certain judges in McLennan County.
HB 1071 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to charges for local telephone service by a telecommunications utility.
HB 1100 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the defenses to a workers' compensation claim.
HB 1242 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to application of the Education Code to facilities of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation or the Texas Youth Commission.
HB 1243 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the responsibility of a school district to provide a free appropriate public education to handicapped children.
HB 1282 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to eligibility for nonoccupational disability retirement benefits from the Texas Municipal Retirement System.
HB 1285 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to group health insurance for public school retirees.
HB 1411 Last Action: Withdrawn by author
Caption: Relating to the tax rate on distilled spirits and to the use of certain revenue from that tax.
HB 1412 Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to service and return of citation in civil actions.
HB 1530 Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to hearings on the enforcement of child support orders.
HB 1531 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the transportation allotment for school transportation systems.
HB 1532 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the authority of a teacher to request a hearing on charges resulting in release under a continuing contract.
HB 1667 Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to requiring additional data for the state cancer registry.
HB 1668 Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to mobile health examination units used for cancer detection.
HB 1669 Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the establishment of diagnostic and treatment substations of The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute at Houston.
HB 1670 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the rate of the cigarette tax and to allocation and dedication of certain cigarette tax revenue to cancer research.
HB 1689 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the certification of law enforcement communications officers by the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education; providing a penalty.
HB 2069 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to an appeal to a district court of a decision of a firemen's and policemen's civil service commission.
HB 2070 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to enhanced penalties for using or exhibiting a firearm during the commission of certain offenses.
HB 2414 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of Texas State Technical Institute among the institutions eligible to benefit from an existing appropriation for purchased utilities.
HB 2475 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the Texas Public School Retired Employees Group Insurance Program.
HCR 158 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating April 14 through 20, 1985 as Crime Victims Rights Week.
HCR 164 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Connie Alexander.
HCR 255 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Central Freight Lines on its 60th anniversary.
HR 23 Caption: Congratulating Mr. and Mrs. Fred Simon, Jr. on their 40th wedding anniversary.
HR 105 Caption: Honoring E. C. Thompson, past president of Hallsburg Independent School District.
HR 118 Caption: Congratulating the Jefferson-Moore High School football team of Waco.
HR 156 Caption: Commending Oscar Mercado.
HR 177 Caption: Commending the Texas State Technical Institute.
HR 195 Caption: Congratulating the Mart High School football team.
HR 370 Caption: Endorsing the goals of the Special Olympics and commending the participants.
HR 408 Caption: Honoring H. Gene Evans of Waco.
HR 424 Caption: Honoring the Pleasant Olive Missionary Baptist Church on celebration of its centennial.
HR 546 Caption: Honoring the Department of Public Safety on its 50th anniversary.
HR 559 Caption: Commending the State Firemen's and Fire Marshals' Association for its 109 years of service.
69th 2nd Called Session
HR 14 Caption: Congratulating the Aaron Kimball Door Shop tee-ball team.
HR 63 Caption: Declaring the 18th day of October, 1986, as Senior Games Day in Texas.
69th 3rd Called Session
HCR 11 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing the first Annual Austin Avenue Fall Arts Festival.
68th Regular Session
HB 329 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to automatic changes in utility charges.
HB 410 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the purchase of firearms from the state by retiring state peace officers or survivors of state peace officers.
HB 496 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the time when a utility may put a rate change into effect.
HB 513 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to limitations on the enforcement and collection of past-due, court-ordered child support.
HB 523 Last Action: Placed on daily General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the modification of an order appointing a managing conservator in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship.
HB 635 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of utilities by local governments.
HB 640 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to charges for local telephone service by a telecommunications utility.
HB 869 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to intervention by the attorney general in a judicial review of a utility regulation decision.
HB 1037 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to enhanced penalties for using or exhibiting a firearm during the commission of certain offenses.
HB 1348 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Retirement and Aging
Caption: Relating to eligibility for nonoccupational disability retirement benefits from the Texas Municipal Retirement System.
HB 1564 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Health
Caption: Relating to requiring additional information for the state cancer registry.
HB 1565 Last Action: Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the allocation and dedication of certain cigarette tax revenue to cancer research.
HB 1566 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Health
Caption: Relating to mobile health examination units used for cancer detection.
HB 1567 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Health
Caption: Relating to the establishment of diagnostic and treatment substations of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute at Houston.
HB 1568 Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the use of a medical treatment designed to restore the human body's natural immunity to disease.
HB 1640 Last Action: See remarks
Caption: Relating to the defenses to a workers' compensation action.
HB 1794 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the exemption of certain volunteer fire department vehicles from compulsory liability insurance requirements.
HB 1995 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to increasing benefits to annuitants of the Teacher Retirement System, establishing effective date,and authorizing an appropriation.
HCR 132 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating the members of the Texas Retired Teachers Association on the occasion of its Thirtieth Annual Convention.
HCR 254 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating the Salvation Army on the occasion of the dedication of the William Booth Garden Apartments.
HR 194 Caption: Recognizing valuable contributions of the Texas State Technical Institute.
HR 197 Caption: Congratulating the Mart High School football team.
HR 198 Caption: Congratulating the Jefferson-Moore High School football team.
HR 268 Caption: In memory of Edward Johnson.
HR 286 Caption: In memory of Ernest B. People.
HR 319 Caption: Congratulating the participants in the Sixteenth Annual Special Olympics State Meet.
HR 333 Caption: In memory of Louis Gonzales, Sr.
HR 381 Caption: Commending Bob M. Johnson for his years of excellent educational leadership.
HR 443 Caption: Designating Dr. Daniel Rader as Special Physician for the Day.
HR 492 Caption: In memory of Dr. Clifford S. Knape.
HR 518 Caption: Commending Sister Seraphine Ferrero.
68th 2nd Called Session
HB 20 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to increasing benefits to annuitants of the Teacher Retirement System, providing for funding, making an appropriation and declaring an emergency.
HCR 86 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating the Dr Pepper Company on its centennial.
67th Regular Session
HB 534 Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to continuation of the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners and regulation of the practice of medicine.
HB 553 Last Action: Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for service as an assistant district attorney.
HB 652 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Health Services
Caption: Relating to requiring additional information for the state cancer registry.
HB 706 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Transportation
Caption: Requiring that the rear car of a freight train be an occupied caboose; setting standards for cabooses to be enforced and regulated by the Railroad Commission of Texas.
HB 752 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to suits for divorce or annulment and to declare a marriage void and to the rights, privileges, and duties of spouses.
HB 753 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the division of certain property in a suit for divorce or annulment.
HB 754 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of certain court orders issued in or after a suit for the dissolution of a marriage.
HB 770 Last Action: Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to suits for divorce, annulment and to declare a marriage void, to the rights, privileges, and duties of spouses, and to the enforcement and clarification of certain courts orders.
HB 785 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to funds for storage by microfilm the records of the courts of appeals.
HB 811 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to enhanced penalties for using or exhibiting a firearm during the commission of certain offenses.
HB 841 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Health Services
Caption: Relating to interlocal contracts for the registration of vital statistics.
HB 893 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the allocation and dedication of certain cigarette tax revenue for cancer research.
HB 894 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Health Services
Caption: Relating to mobile health examination units used for cancer detection.
HB 895 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of diagnostic and treatment substations of the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute at Houston.
HB 943 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to attorney's fees in actions to enforce the Open Meetings Act.
HB 1231 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Insurance
Caption: Relating to discrimination in determining motor vehicle insurance rates.
HB 1297 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Amending the Family Code to conform with the name change of the State Department of Public Welfare to the Texas Department of Human Resources.
HB 1442 Last Action: Comm. report printed & sent to Comm. on Local & Consent Cal.
Caption: Relating to identification of persons operating railroad locomotives.
HB 1788 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the validation of the incorporation of municipalities.
HB 2367 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to the provision of full-day Kindergarten.
HCR 13 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating the Baylor University Football Team.
HCR 104 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating April 30, 1981, as "Abner Vernon McCall Day" in Texas.
HCR 114 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Requesting that obsolete textbooks be donated to Latin American countries.
HR 33 Caption: Congratulating the West High School Trojans football team.
HR 41 Caption: Congratulating the Mart High School Panthers football team.
HR 83 Caption: Commending Bernard Rapoport.
HR 94 Caption: In memory of William McCoy Barrett.
HR 100 Caption: In memory of former state Representative W. S. Foster.
HR 104 Caption: In memory of John Joel Youngblood.
HR 310 Caption: Congratulating the participants of the Fourteenth Annual Special Olympics State Meet.
67th 1st Called Session
HR 57 Caption: Congratulating the City of Riesel.
HR 85 Caption: Congratulating Sidney and Shirley Colbert.
67th 2nd Called Session
HR 9 Caption: Commending the Texas Association of Women's and Girls' Club.
66th Regular Session
HB 697 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the furnishing of natural gas to certain public utilities and customers.
HB 720 Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Utilities Legislation
Caption: Relating to telephone service to a volunteer fire department.
HB 853 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a cancer registry and the reporting of data from the records of certain patients.
HB 854 Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the allocation and dedication of certain cigarette tax revenue for cancer research.
HB 1101 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of foreign investors' interests in real property.
HB 1202 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Health Services
Caption: Relating to mobile screening units for cancer diagnosis.
HB 1326 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a senior citizens' luncheon activity program.
HB 1385 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Higher Education
Caption: Relating to certain training programs to be offered at Texas State Technical Institute.
HB 1868 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Health Services
Caption: Relating to transfer of the Waco State Home to the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation and establishing an advisory board.
HB 1869 Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to heart and lung disease death or disability benefits for certain firefighters.
HB 1870 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to credit in th Employees Retirement System of Texas for service as an assistant district attorney.
HB 1971 Last Action: Motion lost to suspend reg order (to consider on 2nd reading)
Caption: Relating to interstate compact on grain marketing.
HB 1972 Last Action: Scheduled for future calendar placement
Caption: Relating to a study committee on grain marketing.
HB 2029 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the use of clear language in state contracts, agency rules and approved insurance policies.
HCR 57 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Rules
Caption: Directing the Texas Education Agency, the Air Control Board and Department of Health to investigate the extent of health risks from asbestos in public schools.
HCR 67 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Rules
Caption: Encouraging committee chairmen to include a "paperwork note" in each committee report on a bill.
HR 32 Caption: Commending LULAC and its Council #273.
HR 36 Caption: Congratulating the West High School football team.
HR 133 Caption: Congratulating the Second Baptist Church of Waco on its 100th anniversary.
HR 162 Caption: Endorsing the goals and purposes of the Special Olympics.
65th Regular Session
HB 497 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the care after the age of 18 years of persons residing in facilities operated by the Texas Youth Council for orphans, half-orphans, and dependent and neglected children.
HB 498 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to exclusion of nonprofit corporations created to supply water or sewer services from the definition of public utility.
HB 499 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to charges for telephone directory assistance by certain telecommunications utilities.
HB 500 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to charges for local telephone service by a telecommunication utility.
HB 817 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the administration by the Texas Employment Commission of a counseling program for the employment of displaced homemakers.
HB 990 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Higher Education
Caption: Relating to reimbursing public junior colleges for tuition and other fee exemptions required by law for handicapped students.
HB 1242 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to providing interpreters for deaf students at Texas State Technical Institute.
HB 1664 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to deposits paid to certain public utilities as a condition precedent to furnishing utility service.
HJR 38 Last Action: Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
Caption: Proposing an amendment of Article VIII, Section 1-b, of the Texas Constitution, to provide that the residence homestead tax exemption for persons 65 years of age or older be applicable to all political subdivisions of this state.
HR 49 Caption: Relating to requesting a study of McLennan County's future needs in higher education.
HR 50 Caption: Relating to requesting a study of the need for a state park in McLennan County.
HR 65 Caption: Commemorating Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority's 45th Regional Conference and Representatives Delco, Thompson, and Johnson.
HR 71 Caption: In memory of former Representative Colonel Eugene A. McNamara.
HR 125 Caption: Congratulating the Baylor University Bears baseball team.
HR 137 Caption: Commending the Ninth Annual Special Olympics State Meet.
HR 149 Caption: Commending Manuel Gonzales.
HR 156 Caption: Commending the Sterling C. Robertson Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas.
65th 1st Called Session
HCR 20 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulatory Resolution on the 46th Annual Meeting of the Congreso Nacional de Sociedades Mutualistas de la Republica Mexicana.
HR 17 Caption: Commending the Second Annual Westfest to be held in West, Texas.
65th 2nd Called Session
HB 56 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to certification requirements for peace officers.
HR 23 Caption: Commending the Parent-Teacher Association of Texas.
HR 24 Caption: In memory of Oscar N. DuConge.