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Legislation authored by W.N. 'Billy' Hall, Jr.

Includes legislation with W.N. 'Billy' Hall, Jr. as the primary author for the 63rd through 69th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

69th Regular Session
HB 568 Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to Laredo State University.
HB 800 Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
Caption: Relating to the offense of being intoxicated while operating, driving or performing duties on a vehicle that travels on railway.
HB 801 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to admitting into public schools of this state free of tuition certain United States citizens who reside in Mexico.
HB 802 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Providing for payment of assistance to surviving dependent parents, brothers, and sisters or certain public servants killed while on duty.
HB 829 Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in s/c
Caption: Relating to the registration of a motor vehicle by a person who is 65 years of age or older.
HB 1021 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to adopt an electrical code and to regulate electricians; providing a penalty.
HB 1578 Last Action: Rules suspended
Caption: Relating to the exemption of flea markets in certain counties from the Saturday-Sunday closing law.
HB 1819 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the regulation of alcoholic beverages; providing penalties.
HB 1820 Last Action: Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
Caption: Relating to alcoholic beverage regulations relating to age.
HB 2058 Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to agreements for coordinated management and operations of public junior colleges and upper-level university centers that share a common campus.
HB 2059 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to establishing the Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Advisory Committee and to licensing disposal sites of the Texas Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Authority.
HB 2073 Last Action: Considered by s/c in public hearing
Caption: Relating to taxpayer notices of protest filed with appraisal review boards.
HB 2493 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to claims for and proof of sales an use tax exemptions for taxable items exported from the United States.
HCR 62 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring the Salesian Sisters of the Mary Help of Christian School in Laredo.
HCR 187 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Pena on their 25th wedding anniversary.
HCR 188 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Commissioner of Education Raymon L. Bynum.
HCR 189 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Mrs. Socorro Gonzalez of Laredo.
HCR 217 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating Jerry and Yvonne Edwards on the birth of Jerry Blake Edwards.
HCR 221 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring William Charles English, vice-chancellor of administration, University System of South Texas.
HCR 252 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Mr. Manuel B. Bravo, Jr.
HR 22 Caption: Honoring Representative Gerald Geistweidt on his birthday.
69th 3rd Called Session
HB 21 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to eligibility for a passenger train beverage permit.
HB 22 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the importation of alcoholic beverages for personal use.
HCR 7 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of former state representative Honore Ligarde.
HCR 23 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Perry L. Adkisson on being named Chancellor of the Texas A & M University System.
68th Regular Session
HB 771 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of persons engaged in the business of designing, selling, installing, maintaining, or servicing fire protection sprinkler systems.
HB 1135 Last Action: Reported from subcommittee unfavorably
Caption: Relating to the information appearing on a voter registration certificate.
HB 1136 Last Action: Placed on daily Major State Calendar
Caption: Providing for payment of assistance to surviving dependent parents, brothers, and sisters of certain public servants killed while on duty.
HB 1443 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of an additional judicial district, composed of Webb County, and to the supplemental compensation of the district judges in that county.
HB 2025 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judiciary
Caption: Relating to representation of the plaintiff in a support proceeding.
HB 2140 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the use of volunteers by certain governmental entities that provide human services.
HB 2141 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to allocations to school districts affected by the devaluation of the Mexican peso.
HB 2426 Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Speaker
Caption: Relating to the creation, board of directors, administration, powers, duties, operation, expansion, and financing of the Webb County Water Authority; giving political subdivisions authority to contract with the authority and other powers authorized by Chapter 30, Water Code.
HCR 178 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commending Gaby Canizales of Laredo.
HCR 196 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Sam Yates.
HCR 229 Last Action: Filed without the Governor's signature
Caption: Granting Southern States Exploration, Inc., permission to sue the State of Texas and the General Land Office.
HCR 230 Last Action: Filed without the Governor's signature
Caption: Granting Maria G. Gonzalez, Gutierrez Gonzalez Venture, Ltd. and others permission to sue the State of Texas and the General Land Office.
HJR 65 Last Action: Filed without the Governor's signature
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the payment of assistance to the surviving dependent parents, brothers, and sisters of certain public servants killed while on duty.
HR 25 Caption: In memory of former representative Jack C. Bryan, Sr.
HR 255 Caption: In memory of Arthur Wilton Lang.
HR 362 Caption: Creating a special interim committee to study wine production in Texas.
HR 488 Caption: Congratulating Martin High School baseball team and coach Fernando Moreno.
68th 2nd Called Session
HCR 13 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of former state representative Herman Adams.
HR 134 Caption: Commending Mary Polk.
67th Regular Session
HB 1137 Last Action: Motion to reconsider spread on the Journal
Caption: Relating to the application of the nepotism law to school districts.
HB 1138 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Providing for payment of assistance to surviving dependents of certain public servants killed while on duty.
HB 1139 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the imposition of a hotel occupancy tax by certain counties.
HB 1182 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the annexation of territory by certain junior college districts.
HB 1283 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Health Services
Caption: Relating to the exemption from regulation as unauthorized practitioners of dentistry of certain coaches who make impressions of teeth in order to make and fit mouthpieces.
HB 1648 Last Action: Committee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the maximum rate of interest on extensions of credit to nonresident aliens and foreign entities.
HB 1649 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the receipt of property by pawnbrokers.
HB 1650 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the compensation of the judges of the county and district courts in Webb County.
HB 2043 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to office facilities of banks in certain cities.
HB 2044 Last Action: Committee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to foreign-trade zone for Laredo.
HB 2287 Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of motor transportation brokers by the Railroad Commission of Texas.
HB 2390 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Security and Sanctions
Caption: Relating to the purchase of certain real property by the Texas Board of Corrections.
HCR 77 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Dr. D. Whitney Halladay.
HCR 156 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting Congress to repeal certain restrictions on natural gas use in the Powerplant & Industrial Fuel Use Act of 1978.
HJR 58 Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the payment of assistance to the surviving dependent parents, brother, and sisters of certain public servants killed while on duty.
HR 103 Caption: In memory of Dr. J. J. Mata.
HR 106 Caption: In memory of Gregorio G. Lopez, Sr.
HR 259 Caption: Commending Amber Milton Yeary II.
HR 266 Caption: In memory of James W. Coody, father of Representative Bill Coody.
HR 311 Caption: Honoring Armando Hinojosa.
HR 374 Caption: Extending greetings to the City of Peking, People's Republic of China.
HR 378 Caption: Designating John Carter and Armando Hinojosa as Texas State Artists.
67th 1st Called Session
HR 27 Caption: Honoring J. R. Esparza.
HR 28 Caption: Honoring Ruben Cortez.
67th 2nd Called Session
HB 10 Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to the creation of a committee to study the problem of inmate overcrowding in the Texas Department of Corrections.
HB 12 Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to credit earned by a prisoner toward reduction of a sentence.
HB 13 Last Action: Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
Caption: Relating to the release of prisoners under extraordinary circumstance.
66th Regular Session
HB 583 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the hunting of predators from aircraft in Zapata County.
HB 667 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Energy Resources
Caption: Relating to appointment of a receiver for leasing certain mineral interests.
HB 668 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to standards for football helmets used in interscholastic football.
HB 686 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to establishment of the Laredo State Center for Human Development.
HB 706 Last Action: Considered by committee in formal meeting
Caption: Relating to the penalty for multiple violations under the Uniform Wildlife Regulatory Act.
HB 707 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to creation of the County Court at Law of Zapata County.
HB 869 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the importation of liquor in small containers for personal use.
HB 870 Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the notation of a person's death on his or her birth certificate.
HB 871 Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the application of the nepotism law to school districts.
HB 1004 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the duties of the county attorney of Webb County.
HB 1303 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Providing for payment of assistance to surviving dependents of certain public servants killed while on duty.
HB 1448 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Liquor Regulation
Caption: Relating to applicats for employment at the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission.
HB 1581 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to service charges on pawn transactions.
HB 1955 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the collection of the cigarette tax on certain cigarettes imported into the state.
HCR 120 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Granting Drew Tinsley permission to sue the state.
HCR 151 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Granting Manuel B. Bravo, Jr., permission to sue the state.
HCR 175 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Monsignor George Gloeckner.
HJR 91 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the payments of assistance to the surviving dependent parents, brothers, and sisters of certain public servants killed while on duty.
HR 62 Caption: Commending Dr. Morris E. Malakoff.
HR 93 Caption: Commending Blanche Brown Wright.
65th Regular Session
HB 585 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Removing the eight percent ceiling on interest that a person may charge a property owner for paying the property owner's taxes on real property.
HB 1201 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the membership of the Webb County Juvenile Board.
HB 1357 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to adding Webb County to the list of counties in which predator control from aircraft may be permitted.
HB 1499 Last Action: Reported from subcommittee unfavorably
Caption: Relating to the regulation, licensing, and taxing of horse racing and pari-mutual wagering; defining offenses; and prescribing penalties.
HB 1508 Last Action: Rules suspended
Caption: Relating to the taking of game animals for aid and protection purposes through the use of aircraft; providing penalties.
HCR 110 Last Action: Assigned to Resolutions Calendar
Caption: Commending artist Armando Hinojosa.
65th 2nd Called Session
HB 49 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Ways and Means
Caption: Relating to providing property tax relief for certain poor school districts; and making an appropriation.
64th Regular Session
HB 360 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Education
Caption: Relating to the deferment of tuition payments by certain veterans attending state-supported institutions of higher education.
HB 361 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the Office of the District Attorney of the 49th Judicial District and his office personnel.
HB 362 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Webb County Juvenile Board and the office of juvenile probation officer; making other provisions relative to the board and the juvenile probation officer.
HB 742 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
Caption: Relating to the definition of crippled child.
HB 900 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to assistance payments to certain surviving parents of certain officers, employees, and agents of the state and political subdivisions.
HB 1024 Last Action: Considered by committee in public hearing
Caption: Relating to the creation of the County Court at Law of Webb County; making other provisions relative to the court; relating to the jurisdiction of the County Court of Webb County.
63rd Regular Session
HB 1548 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to including Zapata County under certain provisions of The Uniform Wildlife Regulatory Act, as amended (Article 978j-1, Vernon's Texas Penal Code); and declaring an emergency.
63rd 1st Called Session
HCR 2 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Mrs. Betty Jo Ligarde.