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Legislation authored by Leroy J. Wieting

Includes legislation with Leroy J. Wieting as the primary author for the 57th through 68th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

68th Regular Session
HB 608 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a judicial district composed of the counties of Aransas, Bee, Live Oak, McMullen, and San Patricio Counties, the office of district attorney in those counties.
HB 659 Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the raising of revenue and the allocation of funds for water development, water conservation, water quality enhancement, and flood control and to the Limited Sales, Excise, and Use Tax Act rates.
HB 898 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the Texas Equal Health Standard Milk Sanitation Act of 1961 and the prohibition against manufacturing and selling filled milk.
HB 899 Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to the creation of the constitutional office of criminal district attorney of Bee County, abolishing the office of county attorney in that county, and conforming the jurisdiction of the district attorney of the 36th district.
HB 900 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to certain reports on the financial condition of the state required to be made by certain state officials or agencies.
HB 1101 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the qualification for a direct payment permit under the Limited Sales, Excise, and Use Tax Act.
HB 1315 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Agriculture & Livestock
Caption: Relating to the application of a security interest in farm products to certain buyers of those products.
HB 1510 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to commercial feed and fertilizer; providing penalties.
HB 1511 Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the regulation of bees, beekeepers, and honey; providing penalties.
HB 1714 Last Action: Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the property tax exemption of charitable organizations.
HB 2030 Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the offenses of driving while intoxicated and involuntary manslaughter involving the use of a motor vehicle and to the criminal and civil consequences of a conviction of those offenses, including impoundment and forfeiture of a motor vehicle and suspension of a driver's license.
HB 2400 Last Action: Placed on daily General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the purchase of agricultural products by state agencies.
HCR 44 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring the Texas 4-H programs on the occasion of their Diamond Anniversary.
HJR 37 Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for annual legislative sessions.
HJR 45 Last Action: Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the exemption from taxation of the property of charitable institutions.
HR 433 Caption: Honoring Karnes County Judge B. A. "Pete" Hartman.
HR 447 Caption: Honoring Judge Percy Hartman.
HR 453 Caption: In memory of Judge Joe Campbell Wade.
68th 1st Called Session
HR 8 Caption: Congratulating the Kenedy High School baseball team.
67th Regular Session
HB 109 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the reorganization of the 36th and 156th Judicial Districts and the creation of the office of district attorney of the 156th Judicial District.
HB 531 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to prevention and control of spills of oil, hazardous substances, and other pollutants.
HB 532 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the monitoring of federal grant and loan funds.
HB 533 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to review of state agencies' applications for federal funds.
HB 685 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to service of citation on nonresidents for property tax purposes.
HB 1443 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Relating to the removal of school trustees by recall.
HB 1444 Last Action: No action taken
Caption: Relating to the legal rate of interest if the parties to a contract do not agree on a specified rate.
HB 1829 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to reducing the number of multiple voter registratiors of the same person.
HB 1830 Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to allocation of voting machines among election precincts.
HCR 2 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Applying to Congress to call a constitutional convention relating to assignment of students to particular public schools.
HCR 125 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to excused absences by students engaged in 4-H activities.
HJR 46 Last Action: Coauthor authorized
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to provide by law for the removal of school trustees by recall.
HJR 72 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Economic Development
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the rate of interest for contracts if the parties to the contract did not agree on rate of interest.
HR 289 Caption: Welcoming former Speaker Gus Mutscher.
HR 377 Caption: Commending House Journal Clerk Jeanette Burk.
67th 1st Called Session
HB 151 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to control of agricultural diseases and pests.
66th Regular Session
HB 516 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Environmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to the use of push nets for taking shrimp or other edible aquatic life.
HB 517 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the use of county equipment for soil conservation work on private property.
HB 598 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to compensation for assessment and collection of taxes in the San Patricio County Drainage District.
HB 820 Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
Caption: Relating to the method of measuring shrimp trawls.
HB 1012 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain information derived from the administration of the cigarette tax, franchise tax, sales tax, and tobacco tax.
HB 1372 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to bay shrimping; providing penalties.
HR 24 Caption: Declaring University System of South Texas Day.
HR 151 Caption: Congratulating Richard Lee Burk.
65th Regular Session
HB 685 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the election, appointment, qualifications, and compensation of directors of San Patricio Municipal Water District.
HB 686 Last Action: Motion lost
Caption: Relating to the use of county equipment for soil conservation work on private property.
HB 1049 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the filing of an accident report under the water Safety Act.
HB 1050 Last Action: Reported from subcommittee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to local use and inspection fees for boat used on public water.
HB 1051 Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the fee that may be charged for the issuance of a certificate of title for a motorboat or outboard motor.
HB 1052 Last Action: Assigned to General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the fee that may be charged for the issuance of a duplicate boat registration decal.
HB 1680 Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Pollution Control
Caption: Relating to regulation of shrimping under the Uniform Wildlife Regulatory Act.
HB 1681 Last Action: Assigned to Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the use of push nets for taking shrimp or other edible aquatic life; prohibiting acts for which penalties are applicable.
HB 1682 Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Pollution Control
Caption: Relating to commercial fishing in the coastal water of this state; imposing a tax on persons taking redfish and trout from the coastal water of this state; and declaring an emergency.
HB 2244 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the validation of the election of and governmental acts and proceedings by the directors of certain conservation and reclamation districts.
HCR 124 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Granting Emory M. Spencer, et al., permission to sue the state.
65th 1st Called Session
HR 20 Caption: Commending Texas and Mexico participants in the International Bowling Tournament.
65th 2nd Called Session
HCR 20 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring L. DeWitt Hale.
64th Regular Session
HB 479 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Education
Caption: Relating to the approval of certain school textbooks which contain material regarding the origins or creation of man and the world.
HB 480 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Environmental Affairs
Caption: Relating to commercial fishing in the coastal water of this state; imposing a tax on persons taking redfish and trout from the coastal water of this state.
HB 481 Last Action: Rules suspended
Caption: Relating to municipal annexation.
HB 755 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to authorizing the Board of Directors of Texas A & I University to issue revenue bonds and to pledge student tuition to their repayment in order to finance capital improvements at institutions, centers, branches, and schools under the control of the board.
HB 908 Last Action: Tabled
Caption: Relating to gathering statistical information on marine products by the Parks and Wildlife Department; requiring reports by handlers of marine products; providing a penalty.
HB 1278 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the importation, sale, transport, and release of noxious aquatic plants; providing for permits.
HB 1279 Last Action: Laid on table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the seeding, cultivating, and harvesting of oysters on certain bottomland; authorizing the lease of certain bay bottoms for oystering purposes; providing charges and fees; authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Department to make regulations.
HB 1280 Last Action: Effective in 90 days
Caption: Relating to notice by the Parks and Wildlife Commission of the closing of an area to the taking of oysters.
HB 1489 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Amending the Texas Shrimp Conservation Act, as amended (Article 4075b, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), to provide new definitions; to provide a more flexible closed gulf shrimping season; to establish a contiguous zone for shrimp mangagement; to provide for confiscation of the cargo of shrimp.
HB 1634 Last Action: Referred to Subcommittee on Pollution Control
Caption: Relating to the functions of certain local governmental entities concerning solid waste disposal.
HB 2162 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Rleating to interest on bonds of the San Patricio Municipal Water District.
HB 2177 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Providing for the maintenance of public roads in San Patricio County.
HCR 27 Last Action: Signed by Governor
Caption: In memory of Mrs. Dolph Briscoe, Sr.
HCR 92 Last Action: Reported from committee favorably with amendments
Caption: Relating to creating an advisory committee to advise Parks and Wildlife Department on matters pertaining to commercial fishing, etc.
63rd Regular Session
HB 56 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to certain certificates to be issued by the State Board of Insurance for placement on motor vehicles covered by liability insurance; prescribing certain offenses and penalties; amending the Texas Motor Vehicle Safety-Responsibility Act.
HB 592 Last Action: Sent to Calendar Committee
Caption: Relating to the disposition of certain abandoned motor vehicles and other vehicles.
HB 727 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to mentally retarded persons accused of crimes; granting to the judges of courts wherein the trials of such persons are held the discretion to commit such persons to state schools for the mentally retarded rather than to mental hospitals or mental institutions.
HB 728 Last Action: Reported favorably as amended
Caption: Relating to mentally retarded persons and the responsibility of their estates for their support and maintenance as students in state schools; excluding from their estates the assets of certain trusts.
HB 729 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Administration
Caption: Relating to the requirements for the establishment of certain junior college districts.
HB 833 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to including under the Uniform Wildlife Regulatory Act all coastal waters in this state; providing exceptions for shrimp and oysters, and to Harris, Galveston, Chambers, and Victoria Counties; relating to seining within one mile from city under certain circumstances.
HB 1205 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the penalty for conviction of a violation of the "hot check" law under certain circumstances.
HB 1359 Last Action: Committee hearing date
Caption: Amending the provisions of the Insurance Code of the State of Texas; providing for the inclusion of certain insurers under the provisions of this Act; defining the word "insurer" as used in this Act; deleting certain language excluding premiums on certain property from the formula under which members of the Association participate on its writings, expenses, profits and losses; changing the word "years" to the word "year"; deleting in its entirety the paragraph dealing with the ceding of reinsurance to the Association by its membership; providing that the establishment of a certain catastrophe reserve by the State Board of Insurance is discretionary rather than mandatory; providing for severability.
HB 1695 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Judiciary
Caption: Relating to suits for the protection of mistreated animals; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1697 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the levying, assessing, and collecting of taxes by the Taft Hospital District; amending Section 9, Chapter 567, Acts of the 59th Legislature, Regular Session, 1965; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1711 Last Action: Referred to Committee on State Affairs
Caption: Relating to construction of acquisition of parking facilities in the area of the state capitol, to be financed by the issuance of bodns; relating to the operation and use of the facilities; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1729 Last Action: Sent to Calendar Committee
Caption: Relating to the approval of cerain school textbooks which contain material regarding the origins or creation of man and the world; amending Chapter 12, Texas Education Code, by adding a Section 12.241; and declaring an emergency.
HCR 133 Last Action: Referred to Committee on Administration
Caption: Establishing a joint interim committee to study the taking of fish, shrimp, oysters and other kinds of acquatic life in Texas.
HJR 58 Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution to provide for the issuance of bonds to finance the construction or acquisition of parking facilities near the capitol.
62nd Regular Session
HB 232 Caption: Relating to amending of the Texas Education Code.
HB 451 Caption: Relating to the salaries of certain county officials in certain counties.
HB 496 Caption: Relating to Aransas County Navigation District No. 1, increasing the Board of Navigation and Canal Commissioners from three to five in number.
HB 546 Caption: Relating to the creation, powers, duties and procedures of a Catastrophic Property Insurance Pool.
HB 729 Caption: Relating to making permanent a temporary size limit on redfish.
HB 981 Caption: Relating to the establishment of Regional Planning Commissions.
HB 1350 Caption: Relating to the creation and establishment of the Aransas County Conservation and Reclamation District, so as to provide such district shall be empowered to purchase, acquire, construct, operate, maintain, improve, and extend a sanitary sewer system in and for the area of the said district.
HB 1351 Caption: Relating to providing for operation of a branch, center, or extension as authorized by the Board of Trustees of a Public Junior College District.
HB 1352 Caption: Relating to providing in which practicing architects who were practicing on May 22, 1937, may register and receive a certificate without examination.
HB 1353 Caption: Relating to the salaries of deputy sheriffs in certain counties.
HB 1628 Caption: Relating to making the provisions of the Uniform Wildlife Regulatory Act applicable to all wildlife resources in Live Oak County.
HB 1629 Caption: Relating to the interest rate on bonds of the San Patricio Municipal Water District.
HB 1721 Caption: Relating to providing for the creation and establishment of the Aransas County Conservation and Reclamation District, so as to provide such district shall be empowered to purchase, acquire, construct, operate, maintain, improve, and extend a sanitary sewer system in and for the area of the said district.
HB 1763 Caption: Relating to the qualifications and procedures required for the examination and reexamination of public accountants.
HB 1840 Caption: Relating to the interest rate on bonds of the San Patricio Municipal Water District.
HB 1864 Caption: Relating to creating Ingleside Cove Wildlife Sanctuary; providing penalties for certain types of hunting and fishing in Ingleside Cove Wildlife Sanctuary.
HR 55 Caption: Creating a special House Committee for Parking Liaison.
HR 91 Caption: In memory of William Adam Schmidt.
HR 478 Caption: Commending the Odem Ukulele Players and their director, Mr Randal Lee.
HR 586 Caption: Proclaiming May 26, 1971, as Czech Day in the House.
HR 587 Caption: Commending the citizens of Fort Bend County, the Richmond-Rosenberg Chamber of Commerce, and the Honorable Joe A. Hubenak.
HR 637 Caption: Congratulating the Youth Choir of the First Baptist Church of Portland, Texas,
HR 643 Caption: Extending congratulations to the high school graduates of the 36th and 44th Representative Districts.
62nd 1st Called Session
HR 36 Caption: Commending Chaplain Clinton Kersey.
HR 53 Caption: Commending Johnny Carson of "The Tonight Show."
62nd 3rd Called Session
HR 81 Caption: Recognizing the 20th Annual Aransas Pass Shrimporee.
62nd 4th Called Session
HR 17 Caption: Honoring the citizens of San Patricio for perpetuation of the original Irish Colony, San Patricio de Hibernia.
HR 44 Caption: Congratulating the Gregory-Portland High School Wildcat Band.
61st Regular Session
HB 49 Caption: Relating to the regulation and licensing by the State Department of Health of persons and plants engaged in the picking, pasteurization, storage, transportation, and sale of certain crab meat; providing criminal penalties and injunctive remedies.
HB 149 Caption: Relating to and fixing minimum and maximum salary of the official shorthand reporter for the 36th Judicial District of Texas.
HB 386 Caption: Relating to additional certificates of indebtedness for the maintenance of public roads by San Patricio County.
HB 504 Caption: Relating to the authority of the San Patricio County Navigation District No. 1 to acquire, maintain, and operate or contract for the operation of public airports.
HB 756 Caption: Relating to providing for the creation of a conservation and reclamation district to provide for drainage for all of San Patricio County and to be known as "San Patricio County Drainage District".
HB 909 Caption: Relating to creating the Aransas Water Recreation Area and providing for its administration and control; prohibiting certain commercial activities and pollution; providing for enforcement by injunction and by criminal prosecution.
HB 910 Caption: Relating to the authorization of certain conservation and reclamation districts in San Patricio County to annex certain additional territory, provide for flood control and other district purposes, and contract with the United States for construction of certain improvements.
HB 1353 Caption: Relating to allowing the Parks and Wildlife Department to contract for the removal of noxious vegetation from waters.
HB 1367 Caption: Relating to authorizing commissioners courts of eligible counties to acquire, construct, etc., disposal facilities.
HB 1407 Caption: Relating to certificates of indebtedness for the maintenance of public roads by La Salle County.
HB 1485 Caption: Relating to construction of and improvements and additions to channels and canals for water transportation purposes in unincorporated areas of certain counties and in certain cities.
HJR 28 Caption: Relating to proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize any county, on the vote of a majority of qualified property taxpaying electors, to issue road bonds in an amount not to exceed one-fourth of the assessed valuation of the real property in the county.
60th Regular Session
HB 65 Caption: Relating to changing the name of the Rockport Wildlife Sanctuary to the Connie Hagar Wildlife Sanctuary-Rockport.
HB 235 Caption: Relating to authorizing the Parks and Wildlife Department to enter into contracts or agreements with the Federal Government for the eradication of noxious vegetation in the waters of the State.
HB 306 Caption: Relating to amending the Veterans' Land Board--Veterans' Land Fund Act; providing for the issuance and sale of Veterans' Land Bonds; providing a saving and severability clause; making the Act cumulative.
HB 413 Caption: Relating to defining the term "public securities" as used herein; authorizing the issuance of public securities in any denomination as determined and fixed by the board, body, or officer empowered by law to authorize the issuance of such securities in the order, resolution, or ordinance authorizing issuance of such securities.
HB 494 Caption: Relating to abolishing the occupation tax on nine and ten pin alleys.
HB 875 Caption: Relating to amending certain acts deleting the 15,000 population limitation from a city's power to establish building lines on its streets.
HB 966 Caption: Relating to amending the Texas Non-Profit Corporation Act to extend period of duration of certain non-profit cemetery associations.
HB 1141 Caption: Relating to the creation of the Coastal Bend Water Authority as a conservation and reclamation district.
HB 1362 Caption: Relating to creating a conservation and reclamation district to be known as "Copano Bay Municipal Utility District of Aransas County, Texas".
59th Regular Session
HB 25 Caption: Relating to amending the Veterans' Land Board - Veterans' Land Fund Act and providing for the issuance and sale of Veterans' Land Bonds.
HB 155 Caption: Relating to certificates of indebtedness for the maintenance of public roads by San Patricio County.
HB 156 Caption: Relating to the creation of the Mathis Hospital District in San Patricio County.
HB 160 Caption: Relating to the creation of the Sinton-Odem Hospital District in San Patricio County.
HB 161 Caption: Relating to the creation of the Taft Hospital District in San Patricio County.
HB 162 Caption: Relating to the creation of the Gregory-Portland Hospital District in San Patricio County.
HB 246 Caption: Relating to the compensation of the Commissioners of San Patricio County Conservation and Reclamation District No. 1.
HB 247 Caption: Relating to the compensation of the District Attorney of the 36th Judicial District.
HB 623 Caption: Relating to conferring on the Parks and Wildlife Commission regulatory responsibility over the taking of wildlife resources in Aransas County; establishing a net-free zone.
HB 649 Caption: Relating to the execution of convicts; amending the Code of Criminal Procedure.
HB 738 Caption: Relating to redefining the boundaries of the Rockport Wildlife Sanctuary; amending certain Acts.
HB 797 Caption: Relating to amending certain Acts by empowering the District not only to develop and provide fresh water but further to provide sanitary sewerage facilities.
HB 1006 Caption: Relating to burial associations incorporated before 1905.
58th Regular Session
HB 56 Caption: Relating to the establishment, operation and maintenance of a public fishing pier from the old causeway across Copano Bay in Aransas County.
HB 169 Caption: Relating to creating "Aransas County Conservation and Reclamation District."
HB 1020 Caption: Relating to placing responsibility for the regulation of the wildlife resources of San Patricio County in the Game and Fish Commission or its successors.
HB 1021 Caption: Relating to placing responsibility for the regulation of the wildlife resources of Aransas County in the Game and Fish Commission or its successors; establishing a net-free zone.