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Legislation authored by Hugh Parmer

Includes legislation with Hugh Parmer as the primary author for the 58th through 71st Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

71st Regular Session
SB 1 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to medical assistance claims or liens.
SB 135 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the punishment of murder during the commission or attempted commission of an aggravated felony under the Texas Controlled Substances Act as a capital offense.
SB 233 Last Action: Referred to Special Subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the aggregation of weights of controlled substances under certain offenses under the Texas Controlled Substances Act.
SB 235 Last Action: Referred to Special Subcommittee
Caption: Relating to multiple prosecutions of offenses under the Texas Controlled Substances Act arising out of single criminal episodes.
SB 368 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to eligibility for service retirement benefits from, an increase in benefits for certain annuitants of, and state contributions to, the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
SB 416 Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to the forfeiture of certain property related to felony offenses and to the offense of illegal investment under the Texas Controlled Substances Act.
SB 455 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the purchasing practices of municipalities, counties, school districts, and certain other political subdivisions; providing criminal penalties.
SB 532 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to water quality permit limitations in certain watersheds.
SB 533 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the investigation and the inspection of conditions relating to water quality in certain watersheds by the Tarrant County Water Control and Improvement District Number One; providing penalties.
SB 534 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the investment of funds by certain districts and authorities.
SB 535 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to exploration and drilling for and production, mining, and storage of oil, gas, and other minerals and resources in the area of lakes, reservoirs, and basins.
SB 705 Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the registration of pesticides.
SB 822 Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to the creation and administration of programs to distribute farmers market food coupons to certain individuals.
SB 823 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the liability of persons who allow their fields to be harvested for free distribution to needy individuals and of persons who do the harvesting.
SB 884 Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the care and treatment of animals in certain riding stables; providing a penalty.
SB 885 Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the care and treatment of animals in commercial kennels; providing criminal penalties.
SB 913 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to child care provided by public schools and to the creation of the school child care services fund.
SB 914 Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the composition of the board of directors in certain appraisal districts.
SB 956 Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children.
SB 957 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to criminal conviction checks of employees of subsidized housing for the elderly or disabled; providing a criminal penalty.
SB 1194 Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Relating to private enforcement of statutes and regulations concerning pesticide exposure.
SB 1316 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the implementation and operation of programs under the state oil overcharge funds administration.
SB 1377 Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to the terms of the members of the board of directors of the Law Enforcement Management Institute.
SB 1378 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the election of members of the governing board of certain community college districts from single-member districts.
SB 1379 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the creation of judicial districts; making an appropriation.
SB 1380 Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to penalties and damages for failure to give proper notification regarding possible exposure of certain public employees to a reportable disease.
SB 1416 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the provision of affordable housing, other housing matters, subdivisions of land, and development projects; providing for the issuance of bonds; providing penalties.
SB 1417 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the homeless.
SB 1555 Last Action: Referred to s/c on Agriculture
Caption: Relating to the labeling of raw, fresh, or frozen fruits, vegetables, and meats that are produced in a foreign country; providing penalties.
SB 1591 Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to eligibility for financial assistance and service of families with dependent children.
SB 1594 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the right of unpaid maternity and parental leave for employees of the State of Texas and providing for enforcement.
SB 1602 Last Action: Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
Caption: Relating to the establishment within the Department of Agriculture of the Texas-Israel Semi-Arid Fund and Board.
SB 1694 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to crime control and prevention districts in certain counties; authorizing certain taxes.
SB 1714 Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to the aid for families with dependent children program.
SCR 107 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating the week of July 1-7, 1989, and the week of July 1-7, 1990, as Patriotism Week in Texas.
SCR 140 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating Don Kennard on his 60th birthday.
SCR 147 Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Granting Aubra Dean Garrett, Sr. and Sharon Garrett, permission to sue the state and the Department of Highways and Public Transportation.
SCR 148 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Memorializing Congress to maintain a strong federal commitment to hypersonics research.
SJR 55 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the authority of the legislature to enact laws making the videotaped testimony of a child admissible in child abuse cases and to the accused's right....
SJR 60 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds to finance certain local public water, sewer, and road projects in impoverished counties.
SJR 75 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for issuance of general obligation bonds to finance a housing trust fund.
SR 38 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: In memory of George Bernard Dolan.
SR 79 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: In memory of Andrew David Beck.
SR 188 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: In memory of J. Verna Leggett.
SR 244 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Designating the month of May 1989 as "Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month".
SR 337 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Designating April 5, 1989, as Fort Worth Day.
SR 368 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: In memory of James Amos Wilson of Fort Worth.
SR 532 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating the Boys Club of Fort Worth for their well-planned celebration of Cinco de Mayo.
SR 570 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Eddie Humphery for his contributions to the labor unions in Texas.
SR 654 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Mrs. Bess Googins for being chosen Outstanding Senior Citizen by the Women's Civic Club Council of Fort Worth.
SR 674 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Robert Bohl for receiving the Public Citizen of the Year award by the Tarrant County Unit of the National Association of Social Workers/Texas.
SR 780 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Congratulating the St. John Missionary Baptist Church of Mosier Valley on the occasion of its 115th anniversary.
SR 781 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Commending the North Fort Worth Historical Society for its preservation efforts on behalf of the historic Fort Worth Livestock Exchange Building.
71st 1st Called Session
SB 16 Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of and punishment for using or exhibiting a handgun during the commission of a felony offense.
SB 17 Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to the punishment of murder during the commission or attempted commission of an aggravated felony under the Texas Controlled Substances Act as a capital offense.
SB 46 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the provision of affordable housing, other housing matters, and development projects; providing for the issuance of bonds.
SB 80 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/89
Caption: Relating to the offense of destroying the flag of the United States or Texas.
SJR 1 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for issuance of general obligation bonds to finance a housing trust fund.
SR 53 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: In memory of William E. Jary, Jr., of Fort Worth.
SR 57 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: In memory of Dr. John W. Garnett, Jr., of Tarrant County.
71st 2nd Called Session
SR 72 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Commending Don Henley for his exemplary work on behalf of causes close to his heart.
71st 4th Called Session
SB 74 Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to creation of the Texas Economic Conversion Commission.
SB 86 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to disability benefits for certain retirees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
SR 37 Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Creating the Texas Economic Conversion Commission.
SR 65 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Proclaiming April 28, 1990 as Clayton Child Care Day in Texas.
SR 66 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: In memory of James "Pappy" Clemons of Forth Worth.
71st 6th Called Session
SR 38 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: In memory of Gaston Hallam.
SR 39 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: In memory of C. Dickie Williamson of Fort Worth.
SR 40 Last Action: Read & adopted
Caption: Commending C. L. "Charlie" Schmucker for his meritorious service to the State of Texas.
70th Regular Session
SB 38 Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to implementation of annual legislative sessions.
SB 179 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of and punishment for using or exhibiting a handgun during the commission of a felony offense.
SB 196 Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the compensation and allowances of a county auditor.
SB 319 Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Establishing a special fund for moneys received by the State of Texas from resolution of petroleum overcharge matters; designating certain energy conservation and assistance programs for funding from this special fund; and making appropriations.
SB 355 Last Action: Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the compensation, allowances, and appointment of certain county officers.
SB 362 Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the deposit of certain public funds in the county treasury of certain counties.
SB 363 Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to the employment of county purchasing agents in certain counties.
SB 375 Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the use of steel-jawed leghold traps in certain counties; providing a penalty.
SB 418 Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the composition of the board of directors for certain property tax appraisal district.
SB 461 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the care and treatment of animals in commercial kennels and to licensing of facilities and personnel; providing penalties.
SB 496 Last Action: Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation and community centers to obtain criminal conviction data relating to persons employed by a provider who contracts with the department or center.
SB 502 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to require and regulate the filing of financial reports by county officials, precinct officials, county judicial officials, candidates for those offices, and county employees; providing civil and criminal penalties.
SB 503 Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to the offense of burglary of a habitation.
SB 595 Last Action: Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
Caption: Relating to the establishment of rates or charges to be assessed by motor carriers and to regulation of certain distributors; providing for penalties and an appropriation.
SB 624 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to conflicts of interest involving certain public officers and employees; defining offenses and providing remedies and penalties.
SB 662 Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the reorganization of the 86th Judicial District and to the creation of additional districts; making appropriations.
SB 663 Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Relating to the appointment of criminal law magistrates in Tarrant County.
SB 720 Last Action: Point of order sustained
Caption: Relating to coverage of mammography screening under accident and sickness insurance policies and medicare supplement policies.
SB 740 Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of assault if the victim of the assault is an employee of the Texas Department of Human Services assaulted while performing certain duties.
SB 741 Last Action: Meeting canceled
Caption: Relating to required disclosures in certain credit applications and advertisements.
SB 743 Last Action: Comm. laid on table subj. to call
Caption: Relating to the conditions of a personal bond and to the manner of forfeiture of a personal bond for violation of a condition of a personal bond.
SB 744 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to cogeneration by state agencies; the creation, composition, powers, funding, and duties of the State Cogeneration Council; the ability of the state agencies to charge for excess cogeneration capacity and energy; and the authority of the Public Utility Commission of Texas to adopt and enforce rules and regulations.
SB 747 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Establishing a linked deposit program to encourage private commercial loans for enhanced production, processing, and marketing of certain agricultural crops.
SB 790 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the purchasing practices of cities, counties, and school districts, and certain other political subdivisions; providing criminal penalties.
SB 799 Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the requirement that the Industrial Accident Board prepare information concerning the number and causes of employee injuries and deaths occurring each year.
SB 800 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the creation of a Law Enforcement Management Institute under the direction of the Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Education.
SB 976 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to emergency services under certain insurance policies and coverage of health maintenance organizations.
SB 1168 Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the regulation of alcoholic beverages; providing penalties.
SB 1174 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the validation of the adoption of a charter, certain incorporation proceedings, elections, annexations, and governmental proceedings of municipalities.
SB 1220 Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to regulation of the sale of fresh fruits, vegetables, and meats; providing criminal penalties.
SB 1280 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the right of unpaid parental leave for employees of the State of Texas and providing for enforcement.
SB 1318 Last Action: Referred to Judiciary
Caption: Relating to the Good Faith Donor Act.
SB 1342 Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of statements made to a rape crisis counselor or family violence counselor; providing criminal penalties.
SB 1350 Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to Fort Worth municipal courts.
SB 1391 Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the membership of the Second Court of Appeals District.
SB 1392 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of the name, address, and telephone number of a victim of certain sexual offenses.
SB 1395 Last Action: Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
Caption: Relating to statement of costs incurred by cities, towns, and villages for nuisance abatement.
SB 1396 Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to approval of plats by cities; providing penalties.
SB 1397 Last Action: Referred to Retirement and Aging
Caption: Relating to investment of assets of certain public retirement systems in venture capital projects.
SB 1451 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to crime control districts in certain counties; authorizing certain taxes; prohibiting the issuance of bonds other than performance and payment bonds; and granting the power of eminent domain.
SB 1545 Last Action: Received from the Senate
Caption: Relating to the liability of tort of certain subregional transportation authorities.
SCR 61 Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Honoring the women legislators on the occasion of Women's History Month.
SCR 103 Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Creating the Task Force on Affordable Housing.
SCR 115 Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Granting Dan Moore and Moore Transportation Co., Inc. permission to sue the state and the Railroad Commission of Texas.
SJR 5 Last Action: Pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for annual legislative sessions.
SJR 55 Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds to finance certain local public facilities.
SR 17 Caption: Expressing appreciation to the versatile band, DUCK SOUP.
SR 52 Caption: Extending congratulations to Mrs. Julia Ann Jefferson Munchus.
SR 163 Caption: Memorial resolution for Mrs. Tanani Samaras Gavrel.
SR 277 Caption: Commending pianist Steven De Groote for his outstanding contributions to music and extending a warm welcome to him on his visit to Austin.
SR 278 Caption: Congratulating Van Cliburn for his remarkable career as a concert pianist and commending him for the joy he has brought to music lovers across the globe.
SR 279 Caption: Extending a welcome and sincere best wishes to Mrs. Rildia Bee O'Bryan Cliburn for a happy and memorable visit to Austin.
SR 280 Caption: Extending a sincere welcome to violinist Robert Davidovici on his visit to Austin and best wishes for a successful performance this evening for Senate Ladies Club.
SR 485 Caption: Recognizing May 1, 1987, as Senior Day in Texas.
SR 521 Caption: Extending welcome to Edith Micalone English.
SR 580 Caption: Extending congratulations to St. John Missionary Baptist Church, Tarrant County.
SR 632 Caption: Commending Bob Gibbons.
70th 2nd Called Session
SB 41 Last Action: Point of order sustained
Caption: Relating to the creation of nonprofit corporations for the purpose of financing by and on behalf of taxing units their budgeted expenditure requirements pending tax and other revenue collections; authorizing the issuance of tax anticipation notes by taxing units and their sale to and purchase by such nonprofit corporations.
SB 42 Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the confinement of persons who are arrested in a county but are taken before a magistrate in another county.
SB 43 Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Relating to the forfeiture of certain property related to the commission of a felony offense; providing penalties.
SB 66 Last Action: Effective in 90 days-10/20/87
Caption: Relating to the testimony of a child who is an alleged victim of certain criminal offenses and to testing for acquired immune deficiency syndrome to protect child victims and health care personnel.
SB 90 Last Action: Reported favorably w/amendments
Caption: Relating to creation of a program to assist in the rebuilding of the community of Saragosa as an energy efficient community through the distribution of money received as a result of petroleum overcharge litigation; making appropriations.
SCR 22 Last Action: Left as pending business in comm.
Caption: Granting Don Moore and Moore Transportation Co., Inc. permission to sue the State of Texas and the Railroad Commission of Texas.
SR 1 Caption: Extending best wishes to James Douglass Shear, Sr., and Ruth Justin Shear on their 50th anniversary.
69th Regular Session
SB 19 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to representation of persons before state agencies by members of the legislature; providing a penalty.
SB 20 Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to the registration and filing of statements by members of the legislature who represent other persons before state agencies; providing a penalty.
SB 22 Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Relating to conflicts of interest involving certain public officers and employees; providing penalties.
SB 29 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of burglary of a habitation at nighttime and the punishment and sentencing for that offense.
SB 30 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the elements of the offense of theft, evidence admissible in the prosecution of the offense, character of stolen property, and defenses that are unavailable to the defendant in the prosecution of the offense.
SB 31 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of and punishment for using or exhibiting a handgun during the commission of a felony offense.
SB 196 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the care and treatment of animals in commercial kennels; providing for licensing, fees, and a penalty.
SB 197 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the care and treatment of animals in boarding or riding stables, to licensing of operators of certain stables, and to sale or other disposition of certain animals; providing for allocation of fees and other funds; providing a penalty.
SB 298 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the exemption of certain vehicles funded through the Texas Department of Aging to provide transportation to the elderly and to insurance standards for the vehicles.
SB 323 Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the continuation and administration of the temporary emergency relief program.
SB 526 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, funding, and review of and assistance to certain programs administered by the state or by nonprofit organizations for the relief of hunger or inadequate diet.
SB 591 Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to employee insurance and other benefits and to allotment for school districts; amending the Education Code by adding Section 13.909 and amending Section 16.201; amending Subsection (b) of Section 1 of Article 3.51, Insurance Code, as amended.
SB 637 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the authority of an incorporated city or town to enforce, in its corporate limits, the Solid Waste Disposal Act and rules adopted and permits and orders issued under that Act.
SB 660 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a statement of testimony of a child in certain proceedings under Title 3, Family Code.
SB 717 Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to expanding the scope and type of activities that may be included in a municipality's community development programs; amending Section 4 of the Texas Community Development Act of 1975, as amended (Article 12691-4, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes).
SB 749 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to restraining orders under the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act, as amended (Section 17.41 et seq., Business & Commerce Code); amending Subsection (a), Section 17.47, Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act, as amended (Chapter 17, Business & Commerce Code).
SB 752 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the administration and regulation of solid waste management practices under the Solid Waste Disposal Act, Chapter 405, Acts of the 61st Legislature, 1969, as amended (Article 4477-7, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes) and under the Injection Well Act as amended (Chapter 27, Texas Water Code).
SB 851 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, expansion, administration, operation, and funding of certain emergency communication districts.
SB 860 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to electric utility energy efficiency programs and incentives, penalties for new inefficient load, and the authority and duties of the Public Utility Commission of Texas.
SB 925 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to continuation priveleges under defined health insurance policies for certain dependents.
SB 997 Last Action: Postponed in committee
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of discontinuance of electric utility service to elderly persons.
SB 1006 Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the consideration of educational enrollment in determining the period for which child support may be ordered.
SB 1063 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the licensing of surplus lines agents.
SB 1069 Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the creation of a Drug Abuse Program Services Fund; providing for costs of court in certain types of convictions and deferred adjudications for said fund; providing for waiver of payment of costs in certain cases; providing for the disposition of such costs and the expenditure of the fund.
SB 1076 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to administrative law judges employed by the Public Utility Commission.
SB 1084 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to elimination of derogatory terminology used in connection with certain mentally disabled persons in statutes applicable to certain probate and county courts, to certain schools and centers, and to hospitals and districts formerly under the authority of the board of control, and in other statues; eliminating certain repetitious and obsolete language; conforming language descriptive of probate and county courts and of the authority of the State Board of Control and the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation.
SB 1195 Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to cogeneration by state agencies; the ability of state agencies to charge for excess cogeneration capacity and energy; the authority of the Public Utility Commission to approve contracts, adopt and enforce rules and regulations, and hold hearings; and declaring an emergency.
SB 1276 Last Action: Reported favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the trustees of certain school districts.
SB 1277 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the right to appeal certain judgments and sentences.
SB 1278 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the testimony in certain cases of a child who is the alleged victim of an offense; relating to the competency of children to act as witnesses in criminal cases; relating to the use of interpreters for children in criminal proceedings.
SB 1383 Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the registration of a motor vehicle owned by a person who is 65 years of age or older.
SB 1392 Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to the authority of the attorney general to seize cruelly treated animals.
SCR 37 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Allowing the Silver-Haired Legislature the right to use the chambers and meeting rooms and staff of the Legislature of the State of Texas.
SCR 53 Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Commending UNICEF on its 40th birthday celebration in 1987.
SCR 54 Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Supporting the United Nations.
SCR 88 Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Declaring that withholding of federal appropriations by the Office of Management and Budget is injurious to citizens of Texas.
SCR 89 Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Requesting the Texas Department of Human Resources use any available unexpended state funds appropriated to the department for purposes of administering the Temporary Emergency Food Assistance Program for the remainder of the biennium if federal funds are unavailable.
SCR 90 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing the Texas Department of Agriculture to study the feasibility of providing tax incentives to encourage donations to food banks and to encourage the transportation of foodstuffs to food banks.
SCR 91 Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested cal.
Caption: Directing the Texas Agricultural Extension Service to promote the development of community gardening in Texas.
SR 86 Caption: Memorial resolution for Robert Keen.
SR 148 Caption: Extending congratulations to Howard Hankins McPeak.
SR 158 Caption: Memorial resolution for James A. Williams.
SR 171 Caption: Memorial resolution for Jack Douglas.
SR 211 Caption: Memorial resolution for Mary Cheatham.
SR 212 Caption: Memorial resolution for Yeston C. Shamblee.
SR 224 Caption: Memorial resolution for Johnny "J. J." Dunn, Jr.
SR 381 Caption: Extending congratulations to Louise Appleman, "First Lady of Fort Worth".
SR 382 Caption: Extending congratulations to Carolyn A. Hull Estes, "1984-1985 Teacher of the Year".
69th 2nd Called Session
SJR 2 Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the imposition of personal income taxes.
SR 77 Caption: Extending congratulations to Mrs. Danese Medders.
69th 3rd Called Session
SJR 3 Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the imposition of personal income taxes.
SR 67 Caption: Recognizing and honoring Senators Ed Howard, Glenn Kothmann, Oscar Mauzy, John Sharp and John Traeger for their commitment and leadership in improving public education in Texas.
68th Regular Session
SB 172 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to heart and lung disease death or disability benefits for certain firemen.
SB 239 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the authority of the attorney general to sue to restrain or enjoin violations of certain consumer protection laws.
SB 260 Last Action: See remarks
Caption: Relating to the regulation of utilities, continuation of the Public Utilities Commission of Texas and election of members.
SB 316 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the repeal of acts governing inspection of certain milk products shipped into Texas and the manufacture and sale of filled milk.
SB 317 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to solid waste management; providing a penalty.
SB 335 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to criminal complaints for parking offenses.
SB 489 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to lifeline utility rates for senior citizens.
SB 665 Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to construct and operate a psychiatric treatment facility in Tarrant County.
SB 666 Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to disclosure in the sale of a fine print.
SB 667 Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the preservation of fine art.
SB 668 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the clarification of violations of consumer protection acts relating to debt collection and home solicitation transactions as deceptive trade practices.
SB 770 Last Action: See remarks
Caption: Relating to representation of persons before state agencies by members of the legislature; providing a penalty.
SB 771 Last Action: Placed on daily Major State Calendar
Caption: Relating to registration of members of the legislature who represent other persons before state agencies; providing a penalty.
SB 772 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to rules governing relationships between a state agency and its employees and a private organization or private donor.
SB 773 Last Action: Placed on daily General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to standards of conduct and financial disclosure requirements for certain public servants and former public servants; providing penalties.
SB 774 Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to a landlord's obligation to maintain savings accounts for, to pay interest on, and to return tenant security deposits.
SB 836 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the testimony or statement in certain civil and criminal proceedings of a child who is a victim of alleged sexual or other abuse or offense, to special procedures for the taking of such testimony or statement, to taking into possession, without a court order, children who are believed to be victims of child abuse, and to the appointment of attorneys ad litem.
SB 1099 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Relating to the reporting of information regarding political expenditures and contributions and designation and duties of a principal campaign treasurer.
SB 1101 Last Action: See remarks
Caption: Relating to the reporting of certain information regarding persons making political contributions.
SB 1103 Last Action: See remarks
Caption: Relating to the information required in a candidate's report regarding political contributions received and expenditures made by a political committee on behalf of the candidate.
SB 1105 Last Action: See remarks
Caption: Relating to the designation and duties of a principal campaign treasurer.
SB 1107 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to pensions for employees in certain cities.
SB 1108 Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a School of Podiatry at the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine.
SB 1160 Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of burglary of a habitation at nighttime and the punishment and sentencing for that offense.
SB 1161 Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of and punishment for using or exhibiting a handgun during the commission of a felony offense.
SB 1162 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the offense of theft when committed by a person who appropriates property that he knows or believes is stolen.
SB 1175 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Declaring the policy of the state to encourage economic development and employment opportunities, especially for small business; relating to the Texas Small Business Industrial Development Corporation; directing the Texas Industrial Commission to implement certain rules and regulations with respect to such corporation.
SB 1176 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the maximum rates of interest or time price differential that may be in a credit card transaction.
SB 1177 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Relating to a warranty by certain sellers that a passenger car satisfies the uniform safety standards established under the state motor vehicle inspection law.
SB 1178 Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to prohibiting instigation, encouragement, promotion, training, and all acts in furtherance of dogfighting; providing penalties.
SB 1179 Last Action: Co-author authorized
Caption: Relating to revision of the obscenity provisions of the Penal Code, including the elements of and penalties for offenses involving obscenity, material harmful to minors, and sexual performance by a minor; providing for injunctions and other procedural matters related to those offenses; and creating an offense for certain sexual conduct involving animals.
SB 1345 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to calculation of an ad valorem tax rate when an error in the preceding year caused the loss of a substantial amount of tax revenue.
SB 1346 Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the care and treatment of animals in commercial kennels and to the licensing of facilities and personnel; authorizing fees; providing a penalty.
SB 1347 Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the care and treatment of animals in boarding or riding stables; authorizing fees and providing a penalty.
SB 1380 Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to electric utility energy efficiency programs and incentives, to the authority and duties of the Public Utility Commission, and to procedures for hearings.
SCR 24 Last Action: Filed without the Governor's signature
Caption: Granting Great Southwest Construction Corporation permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas A&M University System.
SCR 39 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Inviting Senator Gary Hart to address the Regular Session of the 68th Legislature in Joint Session on April 18, 1983 at 2:00 p.m.
SCR 42 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Granting The Citizen Advocates for Responsible Expansion, Inc. permission to sue the State of Texas and the Department of Highways and Public Transportation.
SCR 80 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Recognizing that the funding for federal/state nutrition programs, including food stamps, child nutrition programs, and elderly nutrition programs should be protected from further budget cuts.
SCR 81 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with substitute
Caption: Establishing an interim study committee to investigate hunger in Texas.
SCR 94 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Declaring April 27 to be Arts Awards Day in Texas.
SCR 96 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Declaring May 8-14, 1983 as "Senior Citizens Centers Week".
SR 136 Caption: Extending congratulations to Phil L. Lowrey.
SR 209 Caption: Memorial resolution for Joe E. Standifer.
SR 220 Caption: Extending congratulations to Alonzo Newton Gibson.
SR 302 Caption: Extending congratulations to Hugh D. Reed.
SR 462 Caption: Expressing gratitude to Marsha Anne Franklin.
SR 463 Caption: Recognizing the week of April 24 to April 30, 1983, as Professional Secretaries Week and Wednesday, April 27, 1983, as Professional Secretaries Day.
SR 628 Caption: Creating an interim committee to study food and nutrition needs for Texans.
SR 679 Caption: Memorial resolution for Mrs. Nenetta Burton Carter.
68th 1st Called Session
SB 4 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to conflicts of interest involving certain public officers and employees; providing penalties.
SB 5 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the care and treatment of animals in commercial kennels and to licensing of facilities and personnel; authorizing fees; providing penalties.
SB 6 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to electric utility energy efficiency programs and incentives, to the authority and duties of the Public Utility Commission, and to procedures for hearings.
SB 7 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the care and treatment of animals in boarding or riding stables; authorizing fees; and providing a penalty.
68th 2nd Called Session
SB 16 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Finance
Caption: Relating to increasing benefits to annuitants of the Teacher Retirement System, providing for funding, and declaring an emergency.
SB 17 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, expansion, funding, and dissolution of emergency communication districts in certain counties in which a 9-1-1 telephone number is used as the primary emergency telephone number and to the powers and duties of the districts, participating jurisdictions, and service suppliers; providing for the imposition and collection of fees; authorizing issuance of tax-free revenue bonds, including refunding bonds, and for further security for payment; providing permissible terms and provisions of bonds and their characteristics and for their eligibility for investments and security for deposit of public funds; requiring approval of the attorney general and registration by the comptroller.
SCR 25 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Administration
Caption: Directing the Public Utility Commission to take action to resolve all pending issues relating to the encouragement of small power production, with particular emphasis on renewable forms of energy.
SR 93 Caption: In memory of Kelvin Lenard Collins.
SR 164 Caption: Congratulating John Hamilton.
SR 165 Caption: Congratulating Susan Williams.
SR 166 Caption: Congratulating Andrew Rhodes.
SR 167 Caption: Congratulating Robert Boyd.
SR 168 Caption: Congratulating Gene Kirkland.
SR 169 Caption: Congratulating Marge Philp.
SR 170 Caption: Congratulating Kathy Tesar.
SR 271 Caption: In memory of Reed R. Slay.
58th Regular Session
HB 5 Caption: Relating to the industrial development of Texas; creating the Office of Economic Development.
HB 181 Caption: Relating to providing for the location and creation of adequate civil defense shelter areas in state and public school buildings.
HB 409 Caption: Relating to creating the Texas Welfare Study Commission.
HB 929 Caption: Relating to providing free tuition at state-supported colleges or universities for children of members of the National Guard of the State of Texas killed during the "Cold War" crisis while in such service and performing duties related thereto; providing the date of the commencement of the crisis and the method of determining the end of the crisis.
HB 1016 Caption: Relating to making it unlawful for adult persons to assault a child under the age of six years by any means whatsoever where such assault results in serious bodily injury, defining the offense, providing for penalties.