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Legislation authored by Corbin Van Arsdale

Includes legislation with Corbin Van Arsdale as the primary author for the 78th through 80th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

80th Regular Session
HB 485 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the collection and amount of restitution authorized to be collected from persons charged with or convicted of certain misdemeanor offenses.
HB 667 Last Action: Referred to Pensions and Investments
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the investment of state funds in certain private business entities doing business in Sudan.
HB 976 Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the amendment or extension of restrictive covenants on residential property.
HB 1007 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an electronic database of grant assistance provided by state agencies.
HB 1053 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to exemplary damages awarded to a noncitizen.
HB 1155 Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to eligibility for health benefits coverage for certain children; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 1268 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the award of attorney's fees under the terms of certain contracts with a governmental entity.
HB 1497 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the consequences of the failure by a person requesting information under the public information law to timely respond to certain written communications from a governmental body.
HB 1602 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to venue in civil actions under the Jones Act.
HB 2247 Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the cancellation of the voter registration and to the eligibility to vote of persons who are deceased or not citizens of the United States.
HB 2248 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the ability of a governmental body under the public information law to request a redetermination from the attorney general on dismissal of litigation relating to the same issue.
HB 2249 Last Action: Referred to Judiciary
Caption: Relating to a qualified privilege of a journalist not to testify.
HB 2250 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the costs of holding certain joint elections.
HB 2462 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to providing for the sale of certain gambling equipment seized by a law enforcement agency.
HB 2463 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of an owner of real property to require that ad valorem taxes be imposed on that real property on the basis of a five-year average of the property's taxable value.
HB 2926 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to using county election precincts in every county for any election held on the November uniform election date.
HB 2927 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to equal parenting orders in suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
HB 2928 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain requirements in connection with the expenditure of child support payments.
HB 2929 Last Action: Referred to Environmental Regulation
Caption: Relating to the application of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality's water quality protection area pilot program to portions of the Spring Creek watershed.
HB 2930 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to exemptions from certain statutory requirements for certain school districts.
HB 3094 Last Action: Referred to Land & Resource Management
Caption: Relating to the annexation of a municipally owned airport.
HB 3095 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the periods for disposing of certain actions and petitions by appellate courts in this state.
HB 3150 Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to requirements for joint elections for trustees of an independent school district.
HB 3630 Last Action: Effective on 1/1/08
Caption: Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of agricultural or open-space land.
HB 3631 Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the location of a quarry and associated pits in relation to residences in certain counties.
HB 3952 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the powers, duties, and composition of the governing board of the Texas Youth Commission.
HB 4018 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 416; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.
HJR 84 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit an owner of real property to require that ad valorem taxes be imposed on the property on the basis of a five-year average taxable value.
HJR 85 Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring a contract with an entity to operate the state lottery to be approved by a majority of the members of each house of the legislature.
HR 1481 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Northwest EMS of Harris County Emergency Services District 8 for 26 years of exemplary service.
79th Regular Session
HB 98 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain appointments to the boards of metropolitan rapid transit authorities.
HB 99 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the conversion of certain nontoll state highways to toll highways.
HB 100 Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the award of certain highway contracts by the Texas Department of Transportation.
HB 102 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the renewal requirements for a respiratory care practitioner certificate.
HB 103 Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the punishment for the offense of possession of a gambling device, equipment, or paraphernalia.
HB 104 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to financial conflicts of interest of superintendents of public school districts; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 105 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the liability of a parent or other person who has the duty of control and reasonable discipline of a child for certain conduct of the child.
HB 107 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to prohibiting actions brought against certain persons alleging injury relating to an individual's weight gain, obesity, or any health condition associated with weight gain or obesity.
HB 186 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to severance payments to superintendents of independent school districts.
HB 187 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the right of a resident of a municipal utility district to vote in a municipal election.
HB 235 Last Action: Referred to Pensions and Investments
Caption: Relating to the computation of certain benefits under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
HB 707 Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to the ability of a home-rule municipality to sue and be sued.
HB 722 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to contract requirements for contracts entered into between superintendents and independent school districts.
HB 723 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain reports filed with the bureau of vital statistics.
HB 981 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the ability of state-supported college or university football teams to participate in post-regular-season competition.
HB 1305 Last Action: Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to venue in an action concerning the constitutionality of the school finance system and to direct appeal to the supreme court of such an action.
HB 1335 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to provision of notice to certain persons residing near a proposed housing development.
HB 1370 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the liability of excavators for damage to certain underground facilities.
HB 1482 Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to reports regarding the use of race, color, ethnicity, or national origin by public institutions of higher education in admissions.
HB 1702 Last Action: Referred to Energy Resources
Caption: Relating to transferring the powers and duties over railroads from the Railroad Commission of Texas to the Texas Department of Transportation.
HB 1749 Last Action: Referred to Judiciary
Caption: Relating to an additional filing fee to provide supplemental compensation to the justices of the Texas Supreme Court and courts of appeals.
HB 1764 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring the use of certain highway toll revenue for certain purposes.
HB 1883 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to a moratorium on the provision of financial assistance by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs to certain counties or for housing developments in those counties.
HB 1884 Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the records management and preservation services fee.
HB 1885 Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Transportation to place a sign on the approach to each toll booth on certain turnpikes that describes the improvements the department has made or proposes to make using revenue collected for use of the turnpike.
HB 1998 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the timing of hearings and community meetings regarding applications for an allocation of low income housing tax credits.
HB 1999 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the preparation of medical history reports by parents who relinquish children for adoption.
HB 2178 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to restricting motion picture theaters from showing certain trailers; providing a civil penalty.
HB 2588 Last Action: Referred to Civil Practices
Caption: Relating to sovereign immunity of a political subdivision.
HB 3254 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to hiring Teacher Retirement System of Texas retirees to fill positions in acute shortage areas.
HB 3255 Last Action: Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
Caption: Relating to consolidated collection of ad valorem taxes by the county tax assessor-collector.
HB 3256 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring approval by certain elected officials for certain proposed toll projects in certain counties.
HB 3257 Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination against an employee regarding a workers' compensation claim.
HB 3258 Last Action: Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Caption: Relating to distribution of certain child support payments by the state disbursement unit.
HB 3259 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the denial of a license to an applicant who is delinquent in the payment of ad valorem taxes.
HB 3260 Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the penalties for certain gambling offenses and to the forfeiture of certain gambling devices, equipment, and paraphernalia.
HB 3261 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring approval of certain contracts entered into between superintendents and independent school districts.
HB 3583 Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Speaker
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 464; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.
HB 3584 Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Speaker
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 465; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.
HCR 14 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Memorializing Congress to propose an amendment to reform Clause 7, Section 9, Article I, United States Constitution, relating to the federal budget.
HCR 39 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Leonard Reese for his exceptional service to the Texas Legislative Council on the occasion of his retirement as assistant executive director and general counsel with that agency.
HCR 46 Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Expressing legislative support for the abolition of the BCS.
HJR 42 Last Action: Referred to Energy Resources
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to change the name of the Railroad Commission to the Energy Commission.
HR 288 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Encouraging the president of the United States to enact a free trade agreement between the United States and Taiwan.
HR 906 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring St. Edward's University student Renee Elizabeth Etheridge on her 20th birthday.
HR 1040 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Endorsing the American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen program and encouraging participation in the program.
79th 1st Called Session
HB 86 Last Action: Referred to Land & Resource Management
Caption: Relating to the use of the power of eminent domain.
HR 21 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating The University of Texas Longhorn baseball team for winning the 2005 NCAA College World Series Championship.
79th 3rd Called Session
HCR 1 Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Congratulating The University of Texas Longhorn football team and Coach Mack Brown and his staff on winning the 2005 National Championship.
HJR 35 Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the governing body of a school district to establish for purposes of ad valorem taxation by the district a lower limit on the maximum average annual percentage increase in the appraised value of residence homesteads in the district.
HR 450 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Cliff Gustafson on his induction into the inaugural class of the College Baseball Hall of Fame.
HR 451 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Brooks Kieschnick on being inducted into the new College Baseball Hall of Fame in Lubbock.
78th Regular Session
HB 431 Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain appointments to the boards of metropolitan rapid transit authorities.
HB 662 Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the right of a resident of an area included in a municipal annexation plan to vote in a municipal election.
HB 663 Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the recovery of attorney's fees and certain costs in proceedings to recover delinquent debts owed to a county.
HB 692 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a student to transfer to a different school under the No Child Left Behind Act.
HB 693 Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to funding for school districts that accept students using a public education grant.
HB 984 Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the issuance of warrants for the seizure of cruelly treated animals.
HB 1138 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to nonprofit water supply and sewer service corporations in certain counties.
HB 2883 Last Action: Referred to Law Enforcement
Caption: Relating to the creation of an inspection information database for commercial motor vehicles.
HB 2884 Last Action: Referred to Land and Resource Management
Caption: Relating to the conveyance of certain surface estates located above or over an inactive mineral estate.
HB 2885 Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to tuition rates for certain undergraduate students at general academic teaching institutions.
HB 2886 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to certain certificates and reports filed with the bureau of vital statistics.
HB 2887 Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the exemption of certain services necessary to comply with federal and state construction storm water requirements from certain contract requirements.
HB 3029 Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to appeals of adverse determinations made by health maintenance organizations.
HB 3030 Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to notice of groundwater contamination that may affect a drinking water well.
HB 3031 Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain lines of property and casualty insurance.
HJR 33 Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the support and maintenance and an efficient system of public schools.
HJR 36 Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to allow, under certain circumstances, the voters residing in an area proposed for annexation by a municipality to vote in elections for the municipality's governing body.
HR 33 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating The University of Texas baseball team on winning the 2002 NCAA national championship.
HR 691 Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the members of The University of Texas men's basketball team on earning a berth in the 2003 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship Final Four and extending to them sincere best wishes for continued success.
78th 3rd Called Session
HCR 13 Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Congratulating Mike and Kristy Eanes of Houston on the birth of their daughter, Kaitlyn Lora Eanes.
78th 4th Called Session
HCR 1 Last Action: Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Caption: Memorializing the Congress of the United States to enact legislation proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to marriage.
HJR 6 Last Action: Referred to Public School Finance, Select
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the support and maintenance and an efficient system of public schools.
HJR 16 Last Action: Referred to Public School Finance, Select
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for funding public education, providing for school district property tax rate limitation and reduction, authorizing a school district ad valorem tax for educational program enrichment, creating the Texas education fund, dedicating certain sales and use tax revenue to funding public education, increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from school taxation, and authorizing the legislature to establish a five percent limit on annual increases in the appraised value for ad valorem tax purposes of residence homesteads and other owner-occupied residential real property.