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Legislation authored by A. C. 'Tony' Garcia

Includes legislation with A. C. 'Tony' Garcia as the primary author for the 64th through 69th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

69th Regular Session
HB 880 Last Action: Withdrawn by author
Caption: Relating to the authority of a commissioners court of a county to enact certain ordinances; providing a penalty.
HB 882 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to county regulation of land development in unincorporated areas.
HB 898 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for certain service as an employee of a judicial district.
HB 928 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the use of certain tools by agricultural laborers in commercial farming operations.
HB 959 Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to a requirement that teacher education programs include training in recognizing and responding to signs of child abuse in students.
HB 960 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to authorizing child advocates in public schools to assist students who are victims of abuse or neglect.
HB 977 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the authority of counties to enact ordinances on a local option basis; providing a penalty.
HB 1014 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of child abuse reports made by school district employees.
HB 2100 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to eliminating the availability of deferred adjudication, community-service probation, and expunction of the criminal record for certain offenses committed against a child.
HB 2101 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the day on which a special election may be held.
HB 2495 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to authority to establish a foreign trade zone in Weslaco.
HCR 118 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Direct the Commission on Standards for the Teaching Profession and the State Board of Education to require, for teacher certification, training in recognizing and responding to signs of child abuse.
HR 19 Caption: Requesting Veterans Administration to study the feasibility of a medical field facility in the Lower Rio Grande Valley.
68th Regular Session
HB 394 Last Action: Placed on daily General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the value of prizes awarded at a bingo game.
HB 395 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the civil jurisdiction of county courts at law, county courts, and other statutory courts exercising civil jurisdiction.
HB 812 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for certain service as an employee of a judicial district.
HB 958 Last Action: Placed on daily General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the licensing of the business of trading in foreign exchange; requiring certain reports; and providing penalties.
HB 1484 Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to regulation of land development in unincorporated areas of a county.
HB 2130 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to a disannexation and municipal incorporation procedure for residents of certain areas annexed by a home-rule city.
HB 2433 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the civil jurisdiction of the County Court at Law of Hidalgo County and the County Court at Law No.2 of Hidalgo County.
HR 166 Caption: Congratulating Representative Al Edwards on his birthday.
HR 203 Caption: Honoring Judge Ramiro M. Guerra.
68th 2nd Called Session
HCR 11 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Inviting former vice-president Walter F. Mondale to address the 2nd Called Session.
67th Regular Session
HB 266 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to coverage of agricultural employees and employment under the Texas unemployment Compensation Act.
HB 487 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to agricultural laborers' use of hoes that have short handles.
HB 1456 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the effect of a conviction for driving while intoxicated.
HB 1924 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the day of the week on which an emergency special election for state senator or state representative may be held.
HB 1981 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the compensation of a court-appointed counsel in a criminal case.
HB 1982 Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Pensions
Caption: Relating to credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for certain service as an employee of an appellate court.
HCR 24 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Memorializing Congress to provide financial assistance to school districts adversely affected by enrollment of children of undocumented workers.
HJR 22 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Constitutional amendment to limit the number of terms an individual may serve as speaker.
67th 1st Called Session
HB 158 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the apportionment of the state into representative districts.
66th Regular Session
HB 228 Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
Caption: An act defining the term "eligible city" as any city or town in this state, including home rule cities, whose corporate limits are within a distance of fifteen (15) miles from a river between the state of Texas and the republic of Mexico, authorizing each eligible city to acquire, purchase, construct, improve, enlarge, equip, operate, and maintain any toll bridge or bridges or parts thereof, buildings, structures, activities, operations, or other facilities, for any public purpose; authorizing each eligible city to issue revenue bonds for public purposes; providing the terms, condition, payment, and security of said revenue bonds, and liens, pledges, and encumbrances in connection therewith; providing for refunding bonds; enacting other provisions relating to the subject; prescribing a severability provision.
65th Regular Session
HB 429 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to the validation of the acts and proceedings of school districts; and declaring an emergency.
HB 668 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to assessment of punishment when the jury cannot agree.
HB 823 Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to use of white-wing dove stamp revenue.
HB 869 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Validating certain unenforceable tax levels and junior college district boundary changes; providing for valid annual levies hereafter; providing for cases of tax levels made but not properly recorded and to declare that assessment and collection of taxes for any year constitute notice of a tax levy made, theses provisions to be cumulative of and in addition to existing rights and remedies now available; defining tax unit or unit; specifying inapplicability of this Act; providing for severability.
HB 894 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to damages that certain beneficiaries may recover in an action for wrongful death; providing for the institution of suit; relating to the substantive and procedural law applicable in deaths occurring in foreign states and countries.
HB 895 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to a general charge to the jury by a district court, county court, or county court at law and evidence to support certain judgements; repealing laws in conflict.
HB 1349 Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to secured transactions.
HB 1549 Last Action: Assigned to Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain cities to undertake and finance certain improvements.
HB 2028 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of municipalities with respect to tax increment financing.
HB 2185 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to legal representation for county officials and employees in certain suits.
HCR 48 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Authorizing Terry Bishop to sue the state.
HJR 85 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution relating to elections to issue road district bonds.
HR 41 Caption: Relating to creating a special interim committee to investigate plight of migrant farm workers in Texas.
64th Regular Session
HB 997 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to assessment of punishment when the jury cannot agree.
HB 1557 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to licensing of labor agents.
HB 1558 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to increasing the membership of the Public Safety Commission.
HB 1559 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a grant program for construction of migrant labor camps to be administered by the State Department of Health.
HB 1909 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the creation of the position of the State Apiarist in the Department of Agriculture and transferring the powers and duties of the state entomologist and that pertain to honey bees to the Department of Agriculture.
HB 2218 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the compensation of the shorthand reporter of the County Court at Law of Hidalgo County.
HR 79 Caption: Congratulating the Pan American University Broncs.