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Legislation authored by Wayne Smith

Includes legislation with Wayne Smith as the primary author for the 78th through 84th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

84th Regular Session
HB 767 Last Action: Co-sponsor authorized
Caption: Relating to cardiac assessments of participants in extracurricular athletic activities sponsored or sanctioned by the University Interscholastic League.
HB 870 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the investment training requirement for certain local government financial officers.
HB 904 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain inmates to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice following pronouncement of the inmate's sentence.
HB 1070 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to a reduction in the cost of attendance credits for certain school districts that purchase windstorm and hail insurance.
HB 1247 Last Action: Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to presumptions in contested case hearings regarding certain environmental permit applications.
HB 1414 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to a prohibition of restrictions on the grade levels at which a public high school student may be eligible to enroll in a dual credit course.
HB 1879 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to exemptions from continuing education requirements for certain county commissioners.
HB 2022 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the maximum capacity of a container of wine sold to a retail dealer; amending a provision subject to a criminal penalty.
HB 2167 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to certain images captured by an unmanned aircraft.
HB 2187 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; imposing an administrative penalty; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.
HB 2296 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to regulation by a municipality of the possession of an open container or the public consumption of alcoholic beverages.
HB 2297 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the use of electronic processes by and electronic information submitted to the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission; authorizing a fee.
HB 2339 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to consumption of alcoholic beverages in public entertainment facilities.
HB 2439 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to inspections and other activities conducted by engineers in connection with the issuance of certain windstorm and hail insurance; authorizing a fee.
HB 2464 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the transfer of a plumber's license on the retirement or death of the plumber.
HB 2465 Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of plumbers; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.
HB 2481 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of auctioneers, associate auctioneers, and auctions; requiring an occupational license; requiring a fee.
HB 2681 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to information required in a notice of sale of real property under contract lien.
HB 2746 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the treatment for ad valorem tax purposes of pollution control property.
HB 2881 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for persons who served in the United States armed services and participated in Operation Restore Hope.
HB 3101 Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Caption: Relating to the storage of certain alcoholic beverages by certain permit holders.
HB 3151 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the board of pilot commissioners for certain ports.
HB 3152 Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Speaker
Caption: Relating to the administration of the Port of Houston Authority.
HB 3314 Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Transportation Commission to fund projects related to the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway.
HB 3402 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of a venue district to act as an endorsing municipality or endorsing county for purposes of games or event trust funds; authorizing a fee.
HB 3588 Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to insurance adjusters' unauthorized removal or inspection of vehicles located at vehicle storage facilities.
HB 3649 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a lifetime hunting license for certain nonresidents; authorizing a fee.
HB 3741 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to standards for elevators, escalators, and related equipment; authorizing a fee.
HB 3742 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation to determine applicant eligibility for a license.
HB 3968 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the hunting or fishing license fee waiver for certain disabled veterans.
HB 3969 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the hunting or fishing license fee waiver for certain individuals.
HB 4068 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of barber schools and beauty culture schools; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.
HB 4069 Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the regulation of barbering and cosmetology.
HB 4087 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the treatment for ad valorem tax purposes of pollution control property.
HB 4186 Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of the East Lake Houston Management District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.
HB 4200 Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Speaker
Caption: Relating to the boundaries of the Harris County Fresh Water Supply District No. 58.
HB 4201 Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Speaker
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 544; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.
HCR 141 Last Action: Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Recalling H.B. No. 2187 from the Senate for further consideration.
HR 189 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Boyd Larry "Corky" Bloomfield of Baytown.
HR 190 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of George Michael Newsome of Groves.
HR 192 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing World War II veteran Willis Thomas Jones Jr. of Baytown for his service to his country and his community.
HR 193 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Charles Fisher White of Baytown.
HR 437 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Dale Edward Bush of College Station on his achievements as a business owner, sportsman, and bird-dog expert.
HR 489 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Robert Lee Creel of Highlands.
HR 614 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Bob Leiper on his retirement as city manager of Baytown.
HR 924 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Sarah Gladys Adcox of Highlands.
HR 1171 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Eloise Smith Wilson of Bell County on her 90th birthday.
HR 1172 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Jones Odell Smith of Midland.
HR 1486 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of James Standridge of Beach City.
HR 1657 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the one-year anniversary of the dedication of the Texas Capitol Vietnam Veterans Monument.
HR 1993 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Economic Alliance Houston Port Region.
HR 2127 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Mendoza Debate Society at Lee College in Baytown on its myriad achievements from 2013-2015.
HR 2499 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of James T. Edmonds, former chair of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority.
HR 2956 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Senior Chief Petty Officer (Ret.) Terry Bruce Burkett of Dublin, Texas.
HR 3139 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Gary Wayne Burton of Baytown.
83rd Regular Session
HB 567 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the definition of an authorized emergency vehicle.
HB 661 Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of professional surveying; providing penalties.
HB 788 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to permitting of greenhouse gas emissions by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; limiting the amount of a fee.
HB 1079 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to procedural requirements for action by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on applications for production area authorizations.
HB 1127 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the regulation of game rooms by certain counties; providing penalties; authorizing a fee.
HB 1275 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain fees associated with the installation and monitoring of an ethyl alcohol testing device as a condition of bond.
HB 1443 Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the dedication of certain unclaimed lottery prize money to fund the repair, restoration, and permanent dry berth of the Battleship "Texas."
HB 1476 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to public insurance adjusters' unauthorized removal of vehicles from vehicle storage facilities.
HB 1555 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the storage of certain imported alcoholic beverages.
HB 1714 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the discontinuance of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality's compliance history program.
HB 1763 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the sale of malt liquor, ale, and beer by the holder of a brewpub license.
HB 1764 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the distribution of ale by certain brewers.
HB 1765 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the distribution of beer by certain manufacturers.
HB 1766 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain brewers and manufacturers to sell beer and ale to ultimate consumers.
HB 1910 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the purchase of plastic bulk merchandise containers by certain businesses; providing a civil penalty.
HB 1992 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain inmates to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice following pronouncement of the inmate's sentence.
HB 2084 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to marketing items provided by manufacturers, wholesalers, and distributors of alcoholic beverages to retailers or consumers.
HB 2141 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the imposition and collection of a penalty for fraudulently obtaining unemployment compensation benefits.
HB 2188 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the requirements for elevators, escalators, and related equipment; providing penalties.
HB 2499 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the use of Texas Emissions Reduction Plan funds for a drayage truck incentive program.
HB 2635 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the facilities to which Chapter 68, Water Code, applies.
HB 2884 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to alcoholic beverage license applications and fees.
HB 3163 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the San Jacinto Historical Advisory Board.
HB 3502 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain activities for the promotion and marketing of beer.
HB 3503 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to display by certain alcoholic beverage manufacturers of branded promotional vehicles on a retailer's premises.
HB 3504 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain promotional activities on the premises of a retailer of alcoholic beverages.
HB 3681 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the acceptance of bids for certain contracts for improvements to real property from a person who received compensation for participating in the preparation of the bidding specifications.
HB 3716 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to promotional items provided by manufacturers, wholesalers, and distributors of alcoholic beverages to retailers.
HB 3871 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority.
HB 3925 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the dissolution of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 213; the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 213-A; the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 213-B; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, or taxes.
HCR 36 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating February 16 as Texas Homemade Pie Day for a 10-year period beginning in 2013.
HR 370 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Cody Paul Stephens of Crosby.
HR 395 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Helen Smith, Baytown's "Pie Lady."
HR 643 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending artist Ken Pridgeon of Baytown for painting portraits of fallen service members from the Lone Star State and donating the prints to their families.
HR 675 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Clarine Deaver of Belton on her 90th birthday.
HR 755 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of W. A. "Skeeter" Orton, Jr., of Baytown.
HR 1361 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of C. C. Smitherman.
HR 1362 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Tommie Jones of Baytown.
HR 1363 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Deer Park mayor Wayne Riddle on his retirement.
HR 1364 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of George Wilson Chandler of Baytown.
HR 1561 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Charles Otto Schumann of Stonewall.
HR 1786 Last Action: Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Caption: Urging the United States Congress to direct the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs to undertake a study of urotrauma among members of the military.
HR 1787 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring John Henderson, the oldest living football letterman of The University of Texas at Austin.
HR 2139 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Jack Hinton Havis of Brenham.
HR 2711 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Sampson Masonic Lodge No. 231 in Highlands.
HR 2712 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing June 5-11, 2013, as Public Relations Week in Austin.
83rd 1st Called Session
HR 122 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Fern C. Urban of Baytown.
HR 208 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring history professor John C. Britt for his 47 years of service to Lee College.
83rd 2nd Called Session
HR 57 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of James Coleman Godwin of Baytown.
HR 58 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Gary Englert on being named the 2013 Baytown Citizen of the Year by the Baytown Sun.
HR 93 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Billy Ed Wilson of Belton.
82nd Regular Session
HB 886 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 528; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting a limited power of eminent domain.
HB 1147 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to notice by a governmental entity regarding certain geospatial data products.
HB 1148 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to an exemption for certain disabled veterans from the payment of a fee for the issuance of a personal identification certificate.
HB 1648 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the purchase of plastic bulk merchandise containers by certain businesses; providing a civil penalty.
HB 1698 Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Caption: Relating to representation of certain state agencies by the office of the attorney general in certain law suits.
HB 1914 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to financial assurance required for certain commercial or municipal solid waste facilities by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
HB 1933 Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the regulation of metal recycling entities; providing penalties.
HB 1981 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to measuring, monitoring, and reporting emissions.
HB 2232 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the operation, powers, and duties of ship channel districts.
HB 2266 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to fire code certificates of compliance.
HB 2431 Last Action: Referred to Environmental Regulation
Caption: Relating to compliance histories for and incentives to reward compliance performance by entities regulated by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
HB 2543 Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of architecture, engineering, landscape architecture, and land surveying by the Texas Board of Professional Services, the deregulation of interior design, and the abolition of the Texas Board of Professional Engineers, the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners, and the Texas Board of Professional Land Surveyors.
HB 2694 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and abolishing the On-site Wastewater Treatment Research Council.
HB 2770 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of navigation districts, port authorities, and certain municipalities.
HB 2771 Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the purchasing powers and duties of a navigation district or port authority.
HB 2832 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the idling of motor vehicles.
HB 2984 Last Action: Referred to Environmental Regulation
Caption: Relating to the remediation of underground storage tanks and the fee on delivery of certain petroleum products.
HB 3029 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the conditions for release on bond of a defendant charged with certain intoxication offenses.
HB 3352 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the sale of park land owned by certain municipalities.
HB 3541 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to requirements to meet national ambient air quality standards.
HB 3593 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to providing notice of foreclosure to certain lienholders.
HB 3671 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the development, financing, construction, and operation of toll projects.
HB 3862 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to temporary directors and the continuation in existence of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 510.
HCR 89 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Urging Congress to enact federal legislation to modernize the Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976.
HCR 115 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring the Battleship Texas Foundation for its work to preserve the historic battleship.
HR 763 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 75th anniversary of Community Resource Credit Union in Baytown.
HR 779 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Charles Ganze on his retirement from the Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority.
HR 840 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 29, 2011, as Vietnam Veterans Day.
HR 885 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of George Calvin Love of Houston.
HR 886 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the dedication of a Texas Historical Marker honoring George Washington Carver High School in Baytown.
HR 887 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Deysi Martinez of Channelview on quickly mastering English as her second language and winning third-place honors in the Crenshaw Elementary School spelling bee.
HR 914 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Charles Garrison of Deer Park.
HR 915 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Vesta Grubb for her outstanding achievements as a student at Lee College.
HR 1051 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Deer Park Chamber of Commerce for its outstanding work in behalf of its community.
HR 1310 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 4, 2011, as Texas Environmental Excellence Awards Day and commending the 2011 award recipients.
HR 1311 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Dorothy "Dot" Berry of Baytown.
HR 1312 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Baytown community leader Doug Huddle, Jr.
HR 1313 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of George H. Ferguson, Jr., of Baytown.
HR 1774 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 15-21, 2011, as National Public Works Week in Texas.
HR 2139 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Lady Rangers water polo team of Ross S. Sterling High School in Baytown on winning the 2010-2011 TISCA state title.
HR 2140 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 21 to 27, 2011, as National Safe Boating Week.
HR 2572 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2694.
82nd 1st Called Session
HR 183 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Lois Elaine Black Couch of Baytown.
81st Regular Session
HB 1513 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to construction contract trust funds and the misapplication of those funds.
HB 1557 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain toll project entities to enter into a comprehensive development agreement.
HB 1677 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to notice by a governmental entity regarding certain geospatial data products.
HB 1727 Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the transport of fireworks within a municipality.
HB 1871 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of Texas Department of Transportation facilities or property to serve a project aiding security in a ship channel security district.
HB 2433 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the powers of certain freight rail districts.
HB 2434 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the supervision by the Texas Department of Transportation of money appropriated by the federal government for the construction and maintenance of rail facilities.
HB 2649 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the regulation and practice of engineering.
HB 2863 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the titling and registration of certain motor vehicles.
HB 2929 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the design, development, financing, construction, and operation of certain toll projects.
HB 3615 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the payment of the costs associated with certain conditions of bond.
HB 3660 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to creating a recognition day in honor of Vietnam veterans.
HB 3758 Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the port authority advisory committee and funding of port security, facility projects, and studies.
HB 3844 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the permissible sources of funding for memorial markers to designate the Veterans Memorial Highway.
HB 3917 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation and administration of the Texas Local Participation Transportation Program.
HB 4071 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the operation of hybrid motor vehicles.
HB 4119 Last Action: Referred to Land & Resource Management
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the construction and operation of barge terminals by political subdivisions.
HB 4170 Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to requiring property inspections for windstorm and hail insurance in certain geographic areas and authorizing certain political subdivisions to adopt and enforce regulations relating to severe weather, including residential building codes, abandoned land, and damaged buildings; granting a limited power of eminent domain.
HB 4209 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain barge terminal facilities by certain municipalities.
HB 4272 Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of automotive wrecking and salvage yards in certain counties; providing a civil penalty.
HB 4322 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the imposition of county or municipal occupation taxes on certain coin-operated amusement gaming devices.
HB 4376 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Baytown Municipal Development District to use sales tax revenue to promote new or expanded business development.
HCR 251 Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: In memory of Lisa Hood Urban of Baytown.
HCR 279 Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: Honoring Gary K. Trietsch of Houston for his more than 40 years of exemplary service with the Texas Department of Transportation.
HR 624 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 26, 2009, as Texas Chemicals Day at the State Capitol.
HR 755 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Trophy Barber Shop and Styling Salon in Baytown.
HR 756 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming members of the La Porte-Bayshore Chamber of Commerce to the State Capitol on March 12, 2009.
HR 759 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Deer Park Chamber of Commerce for its contributions to the community.
HR 996 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Texas Council of Child Welfare Boards.
HR 2857 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Robert L. Gillette of Baytown.
HR 2858 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Thomas Oliver of Baytown.
HR 2859 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Department of Public Safety Trooper Cody L. Mitchell on his receipt of the 2008 Law Enforcement Achievement Award for Valor.
HR 2915 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Becky Adams Urban of Baytown.
HR 2916 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Lisa Hood Urban of Baytown.
HR 2917 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Gerhardt Schulle, Jr., on his legislative and business achievements.
80th Regular Session
HB 539 Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the regulation of fireworks and fireworks displays.
HB 557 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the failure of a parent to attend a public school parent-teacher conference; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 576 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the bid bond form of bid deposit for certain special district construction projects.
HB 600 Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to the use of certain voting equipment in an election that does not involve a federal office.
HB 899 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the operation and functions of the Texas Board of Professional Engineers and the regulation of the practice of engineering.
HB 978 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to publication of the annual financial statement by a school district.
HB 1305 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the application of the sales tax to the surveying of real property.
HB 1372 Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to retention of certain engineering computations made regarding residential structures located in first tier coastal counties.
HB 1420 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the removal of property from county roads by certain counties.
HB 1526 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to incentives for and the use of alternative leak detection technologies for air contaminants.
HB 1653 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the historical advisory board of the San Jacinto Battleground.
HB 1712 Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to certain educational requirements applicable to the regulation of the practice of chiropractic.
HB 1744 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Transportation in an area under the jurisdiction of a local or regional toll authority.
HB 1892 Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties and other entities with respect to certain transportation projects; providing penalties.
HB 2318 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to compliance histories for and incentives to reward compliance performance by entities regulated by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
HB 2875 Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the liability for costs for the management of spilled or discharged hazardous substances.
HB 2876 Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to violations relating to hazardous waste.
HB 2922 Last Action: Referred to Environmental Regulation
Caption: Relating to the prevention of groundwater contamination by swimming pool and spa chemicals; providing a penalty.
HB 3011 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of ship channel security districts by certain populous counties.
HB 3097 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the sale of tow trucks at certain vehicle shows or exhibitions.
HB 3158 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the name, powers, and board of directors of the Chambers County-Cedar Bayou Navigation District.
HB 3592 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to prohibiting a municipality from enacting regulations on air pollution that apply outside its corporate limits.
HB 3960 Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to compliance histories for and incentives to reward compliance performance by entities regulated by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
HB 4016 Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 508; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.
HB 4017 Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 510; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.
HCR 230 Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 1892.
HJR 61 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing a state mandate imposed on a county to have effect only if the state provides for payment to the county of the cost of the mandate.
HR 1422 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Ross S. Sterling High School Band of Baytown.
HR 1423 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Saumil Datar on winning his third consecutive Goose Creek school district spelling bee.
HR 1424 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Beatriz Macias of Baytown on winning the 2007 Colonel George S. Howard Young Artist Competition.
HR 1518 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of the Honorable Sam D. Seale of Jackson County.
HR 1519 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Rhoda Magdalene Burke of Deer Park.
HR 1520 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dr. Don Hendrix on his retirement as superintendent of Crosby ISD.
HR 1521 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Sergeant Phillip Badillo of the Baytown Police Department on his retirement.
HR 1522 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Mike Wilson on being named Baytown's Citizen of the Year.
HR 1882 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Baytown city councilman Sammy Mahan for his professional and civic accomplishments.
HR 1883 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Martha Jane Huddle of Baytown.
HR 1884 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dr. Richard Thomson on being named the Outstanding Baytown Texas Ex for 2007 by the Baytown Texas Exes.
HR 1885 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring attorney Maria Andrea Sanchez of Houston for her achievements and congratulating her on her recognition in More magazine.
HR 1886 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Sean Michael DuBose of Spring.
HR 1887 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Army Sergeant Robert Matthew McDowell.
HR 1888 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of William Howard Dickerson of Baytown.
HR 2144 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Billy Glyn Carlisle of Deer Park.
HR 2145 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Janie Harris of Baytown for her 37-year career in education.
HR 2146 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Honorable Jennifer Elrod on her nomination to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
HR 2147 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Peggy Tieman of Highlands.
HR 2442 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 20 to May 26, 2007, as National Public Works Week.
HR 2791 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Lee College tennis team on winning the 2007 NJCAA Division I national championship.
HR 2792 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating John Matthews of Baytown's Sterling High School on winning the 5A state championship in the 300-meter hurdles.
HR 2979 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Stephanie Schnabel on being named the valedictorian of the La Porte High School Class of 2007.
HR 2980 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Stephanie Bruse of Pasadena on being named valedictorian of the Class of 2007 at Deer Park High School.
HR 2981 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Brett Chauviere on being named valedictorian of Robert E. Lee High School in Baytown.
HR 2982 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Eugene Matir of Baytown for being named valedictorian of Ross S. Sterling High School.
HR 2984 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Alma Loucille Smartt Lawler of La Porte.
79th Regular Session
HB 86 Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to compliance histories for and incentives to reward compliance performance by entities regulated by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
HB 167 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of the development project fund by certain municipal development districts.
HB 265 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the time for processing a municipal building permit.
HB 266 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the time for processing a county building permit.
HB 267 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to permits for access driveways to certain highways.
HB 580 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county to provide hazardous materials services.
HB 631 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to county authority to adopt fire codes in unincorporated areas.
HB 632 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the historical advisory board of the San Jacinto Battleground.
HB 748 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the application of the sales tax and licensing fees to professional land surveyors.
HB 769 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the deadline for evaluating and ranking competitive sealed proposals for certain construction services submitted to a navigation district or port authority.
HB 960 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to regulate construction and renovation of structures owned by certain counties.
HB 961 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the location of a sale of real property under a contract lien.
HB 1092 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to remove property from county roads.
HB 1136 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the designation of the portion of Spur 330 inside Harris County as the Veterans Memorial Highway.
HB 1137 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Department of Public Safety to enter into agreements with foreign countries for issuance of driver's licenses.
HB 1901 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the maximum reservation for certain individual projects of a portion of the state ceiling for private activity bonds.
HB 2044 Last Action: Referred to Land & Resource Management
Caption: Relating to county authority to regulate vehicular or pedestrian gates at certain gated communities and multi-unit housing projects.
HB 2121 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an electronic requisition system for counties.
HB 2267 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers of the Coastal Water Authority; providing the authority to impose a tax; affecting the authority to issue bonds.
HB 2625 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to election of trustees of certain junior college districts by cumulative voting.
HB 2626 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the penalties and fees imposed by municipalities and counties in relation to certain false alarms.
HB 2991 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to circumstances under which an executory contract for conveyance is prohibited.
HCR 36 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Giving legislative authorization to a Vietnam War monument for the Capitol grounds, subject to state law and rules of the State Preservation Board.
HR 35 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the life of Bernice Hlanak Simmons.
HR 199 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Fern Urban of Baytown on the occasion of her visit to the Capitol during Senior Day, 2005.
HR 253 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the life of William Frank Crocker of Galveston County.
HR 314 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Nancy Riley Whatley Mundinger of Baytown.
HR 375 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Murtie Carnes Petty of Baytown.
HR 806 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Elizabeth Stone of Baytown on her 92nd birthday.
HR 807 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Thurman F. Watson of Baytown.
HR 1002 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Paul D. Cook of Austin for his exemplary service to the Texas Board of Professional Engineers.
HR 1003 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Robert Gillette of Baytown for his exceptional public service.
HR 1004 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Jim Nichols, P.E., for his years of service as chairman and board member for the Texas Board of Professional Engineers.
HR 1047 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Kerron Clement for setting a new indoor track and field world record in the 400-meter sprint.
79th 1st Called Session
HB 39 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to compliance histories for and incentives to reward compliance performance by entities regulated by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
79th 3rd Called Session
HB 172 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to authorizing the commissioners court of a county to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation a limitation on increases in the appraised value of real property in the county that is less than 10 percent but not less than three percent.
HJR 38 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the commissioners court of a county to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation a limitation on the maximum average annual percentage increase in the appraised value of real property in the county.
HR 93 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Carole Opryshek of Baytown.
HR 94 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Reverend Charles R. Dunn and Shirley Dunn for 40 years of service to Central Baptist Church in Deer Park.
HR 227 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 26, 2006, as County Government Day at the State Capitol.
HR 785 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Don and Renate Van Stone of Austin on their 40th wedding anniversary and recognizing June 20, 2006, as Don and Renate Van Stone Day.
78th Regular Session
HB 446 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to standing water as a nuisance.
HB 691 Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to fraternal organizations that are exempt from certain requirements of the Alcoholic Beverage Code.
HB 1063 Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to compliance histories for and incentives to reward compliance performance by entities regulated by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
HB 1248 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the land application of certain sludge.
HB 1249 Last Action: Referred to Environmental Regulation
Caption: Relating to environmental testing laboratories.
HB 1393 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the application of the sales tax and licensing fees to professional land surveyors.
HB 1764 Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the San Jacinto Battleground.
HB 1765 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to requiring financial assurance as a condition of issuing a permit or registration to haulers of certain solid wastes.
HB 1773 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to regulation of junked vehicles.
HB 2049 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the time for processing a municipal building permit.
HB 2050 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the time for processing a county building permit.
HB 2051 Last Action: Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
Caption: Relating to permits for access driveways to certain highways.
HB 2052 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to restrictions on the location of an industrial solid waste landfill.
HB 2053 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to group health and related benefits provided by counties.
HB 2242 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to notice sent by a local government after a mandatory pre-bid conference.
HB 2243 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the application of the open meetings law and the public information law to meetings and information regarding certain security plans of a municipal hospital, a hospital district, or a health department.
HB 2554 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the application of new requirements for commercial nonhazardous industrial solid waste landfill facilities to be adopted by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
HB 2718 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the allocation and use of municipal hotel occupancy taxes in certain municipalities bordering bays.
HB 2955 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the location of commercial industrial nonhazardous solid waste disposal facilities.
HB 3606 Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the boundaries of the Baytown Area Water Authority and the validation of actions taken by the board of directors of the authority.
HR 286 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 20, 2003, as La Porte/Morgan's Point/Shoreacres Day at the State Capitol.
HR 511 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 18, 2003, as Deer Park Day at the State Capitol.
HR 1770 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Mark and Monica von Waaden and Ed Toles on the opening of Rolling Dough Bakery.
HR 1771 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Harry Lee Duffy of Crosby on his ordination into the priesthood.
78th 1st Called Session
HB 36 Last Action: Referred to Land and Resource Management
Caption: Relating to the time for processing a municipal building permit.
HB 37 Last Action: Referred to State Cultural & Recreational Res
Caption: Relating to the San Jacinto Battleground.
HB 75 Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the power of a commissioners court in certain counties to expand the jurisdiction of a county civil court at law to include condemnation proceedings.
HB 109 Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to attendance at mandatory pre-bid conferences regarding certain purchases by local governments.
HB 112 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to compliance histories for and incentives to reward compliance performance by entities regulated by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
HCR 21 Last Action: Filed
Caption: Requesting the State Preservation Board to construct a memorial on Capitol grounds honoring Texans who served our country during the Vietnam War.
78th 2nd Called Session
HB 28 Last Action: Reported engrossed
Caption: Relating to compliance histories for and incentives to reward compliance performance by entities regulated by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
78th 3rd Called Session
HB 36 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to compliance histories for and incentives to reward compliance performance by entities regulated by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
HCR 4 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring BP Solvay Polyethylene North America as the 2003 Industry of the Year.
HCR 8 Last Action: Referred to House Administration
Caption: Giving legislative authorization to a Vietnam War monument for the Capitol grounds, subject to state law and rules of the State Preservation Board.
HR 187 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Encouraging support of the Bayou Bowl.
HR 288 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the PPG Industries plant in La Porte on its receipt of the 2003 Salute to Industry award from the La Porte Bayshore Chamber of Commerce.
78th 4th Called Session
HB 39 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the use of the development project fund by a municipal development district.
HCR 7 Last Action: Referred to House Administration
Caption: Giving legislative authorization to a Vietnam War monument for the Capitol grounds, subject to state law and rules of the State Preservation Board.