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Legislation authored by Helen Giddings

Includes legislation with Helen Giddings as the primary author for the 73rd through 85th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

85th Regular Session
HB 971 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer early childhood education baccalaureate degree programs.
HB 972 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the assignment of a public school student to an uncertified teacher.
HB 975 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the threat or pursuit of criminal charges against a consumer in association with certain extensions of consumer credit.
HB 976 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the exemption from the sales tax for certain school art supplies during limited periods.
HB 1241 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to student success-based funding recommendations for certain public institutions of higher education.
HB 1388 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to calculation of average daily attendance for school districts providing certain full-day prekindergarten programs.
HB 1389 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to class size limits for prekindergarten classes in public schools.
HB 1500 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the public school accountability system.
HB 1507 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the rights of certain defendants who successfully complete a term of community supervision.
HB 1508 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to notice to applicants to and enrollees in certain educational programs regarding the consequences of a criminal conviction on eligibility for an occupational license.
HB 1671 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to child support funds recovered by the Title IV-D agency on behalf of a child in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
HB 1732 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring a school district or open-enrollment charter school to report data regarding restraints administered to, complaints filed against, citations issued to, and arrests made of students.
HB 1842 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) program and to the repeal of the tech-prep program.
HB 1972 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to the model training curriculum and required training for certain school district peace officers and school resource officers.
HB 2159 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Returned to Calendars Committee
Caption: Relating to school district grace period policies and the provision of meals to public school students with insufficient balances on prepaid meal cards or meal accounts.
HB 2223 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to developmental coursework offered by public institutions of higher education under the Texas Success Initiative.
HB 2224 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Caption: Relating to replacing "Confederate Heroes Day" with "Civil War Remembrance Day" as a state holiday.
HB 2616 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the discipline and behavior management of a student enrolled in a grade level below grade three at a school district or open-enrollment charter school.
HB 2617 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to ownership and disposition of property and management of assets of an open-enrollment charter school for which the charter has been revoked, denied renewal, or surrendered.
HB 2619 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to grant programs to maintain peace officers' mental health and provide critical incident stress debriefing for certain officers.
HB 2794 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects.
HB 3108 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to procedures for taking possession of a child and for certain hearings in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship involving the Department of Family and Protective Services.
HB 3109 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the appointment of a guardian ad litem or an attorney ad litem for a child in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.
HB 3750 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to a pilot program to recruit young adults as foster parents.
HB 3761 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Board of Criminal Justice to the City of Dallas.
HB 4019 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
Caption: Relating to the collection of surcharges assessed under the driver responsibility program.
HCR 156 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 1500.
HR 99 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the 88th anniversary of his birth.
HR 359 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the DeSoto High School boys' and girls' track teams on winning the 2016 UIL 6A state championships.
HR 360 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the DeSoto High School boys' basketball team on winning the 2016 UIL 6A state championship.
HR 401 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating February 2017 as Black History Month.
HR 560 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Ann Williams, founder of the Dallas Black Dance Theatre, for her contributions to dance and dance education.
HR 667 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 27, 2017, as The Links, Incorporated, Day at the State Capitol.
HR 668 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 2017 African American Legislative Summit.
HR 867 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Jack and Jill of America for its work in behalf of youth.
HR 1163 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Dallas civil rights activist Roy H. Williams.
HR 1511 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Williams Chicken restaurants in North Texas.
HR 2606 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 2244.
85th 1st Called Session
HB 139 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the exemption from the sales tax for certain school art supplies during limited periods.
HB 140 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to calculation of average daily attendance for school districts providing certain full-day prekindergarten programs.
HB 150 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Caption: Relating to the model training curriculum and required training for certain school district peace officers and school resource officers.
HB 232 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to class size limits for prekindergarten classes in public schools.
HR 34 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing July 18, 2017, as Nelson Mandela International Day.
HR 152 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 2017 Juneteenth celebration at Lifeway Church in Dallas.
HR 176 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the ribbon-cutting for University Hall at the University of North Texas at Dallas.
HR 183 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Ethel Mae Chandler of Houston on her 100th birthday.
HR 406 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Senior Trooper Michael A. Black on his retirement from the Texas Department of Public Safety.
HR 418 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Laura Rogers Burks of Houston on her 100th birthday.
84th Regular Session
HB 351 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the exemption from the sales tax for certain school art supplies during limited periods.
HB 473 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on the sale or transfer of certain law enforcement vehicles before removal of certain equipment and insignia.
HB 579 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to animal encounter training for peace officers.
HB 700 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the Texas B-On-time student loan program.
HB 825 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to procedures for identifying any Native American heritage of children in certain hearings in suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
HB 826 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the provision of information relating to the modification of a child support order in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.
HB 827 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the amount of tuition charged by public institutions of higher education.
HB 831 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to disclosure of home mortgage information to a surviving spouse.
HB 952 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the administration of the Texas B-On-time loan program and to permitting an institution of higher education to use B-On-time tuition set-asides to provide financial assistance to students of the institution.
HB 1020 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to credit services organizations and extensions of consumer credit facilitated by credit services organizations; providing civil and administrative penalties.
HB 1289 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the acquisition and sale of unimproved real property by an urban land bank.
HB 1373 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the assignment of a public school student to an inexperienced or uncertified teacher.
HB 1777 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
Caption: Relating to prohibiting an employer from accessing the personal online accounts of employees and job applicants through electronic communication devices; establishing an unlawful employment practice.
HB 1808 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
Caption: Relating to the use of and training for incident-based reporting of information and statistics concerning criminal offenses committed in this state.
HB 1810 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the sale of prison-made products to certain persons.
HB 1894 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the balance maintained in a school district's general fund and associated requirements regarding the general fund.
HB 1961 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing the optional imposition of a county air quality fee at the time other emissions-related inspection fees are collected.
HB 2646 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of information regarding communicable diseases to first responders and certain entities.
HB 2684 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of a model training curriculum and to the required training for certain school district peace officers and school resource officers.
HB 2885 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to requiring a school district to report data regarding restraints administered to, sanctions imposed on, complaints filed against, citations issued to, and arrests made of students.
HB 3058 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the threat or pursuit of criminal charges against a consumer in association with certain extensions of consumer credit; providing a civil penalty; adding a provision subject to a criminal penalty.
HB 3836 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer early childhood education baccalaureate degree programs.
HR 133 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
HR 273 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Ruby Mae Turner of Houston.
HR 484 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Cedar Hill High School football team on winning the 2014 UIL 6A Division 2 state championship.
HR 683 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 2, 2015, as The Links, Incorporated, Day at the State Capitol.
HR 684 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Constance Fitzpatrick Smith for her work as the western area director of The Links, Incorporated.
HR 1221 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Academic Bridge Program at The University of Texas at Dallas.
HR 1279 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 18, 2015, as Best Southwest Partnership Day at the State Capitol.
HR 2142 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Elder Cecil Ray Proctor of DeSoto.
HR 2356 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Trinity Christian School football team on winning the 2014 TAPPS 3A state championship.
HR 2798 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the outgoing members of the Dallas City Council for their service.
HR 2824 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Matt Jones of DeSoto on winning the 2014-2015 Division I national championship as a member of the Duke University men's basketball team.
HR 2836 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Amber Moffitt on her selection as a semifinalist in the 2015 American School Counselor Association Counselor of the Year competition.
HR 2837 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Richard Knight Jr. of Dallas on his receipt of a 2015 Profiles in Leadership Award.
HR 2838 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Regina Montoya on her receipt of a 2015 Profiles in Leadership Award.
HR 2839 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Pete Schenkel of Dallas on his receipt of a 2015 Profiles in Leadership Award.
HR 2840 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating James A. Washington of Dallas on his receipt of a 2015 Profiles in Leadership Award.
HR 2841 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Charles Ku on his receipt of a 2015 Profiles in Leadership Award.
HR 2842 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Lancaster High School boys' basketball team on winning the 2015 UIL 5A state championship.
HR 3013 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 21, 2015, as Red Nose Day in Texas.
HR 3262 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Thomas Dunning of Dallas on his receipt of a 2015 Profiles in Leadership Award.
HR 3263 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Richard Alan Perkins of Dallas.
HR 3483 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the African American Museum of Dallas on the occasion of its 40th Anniversary Celebration Gala and Auction.
HR 3515 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Morgan Constantino for her service as legislative director in the office of State Representative Helen Giddings.
HR 3516 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Elaina Fowler for her service as chief of staff for State Representative Helen Giddings during the 84th Legislature.
HR 3517 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Danielle Cooper for her service as a legislative intern in the office of State Representative Helen Giddings.
HR 3520 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Elaine Taylor for her service in the district office of State Representative Helen Giddings.
HR 3527 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Carnell Emanuel for his service as a legislative aide in the office of State Representative Helen Giddings.
HR 3528 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Neo Baepi for her service in the office of State Representative Helen Giddings as a participant in the Texas Legislative Internship Program.
83rd Regular Session
HB 318 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to employer access to the personal accounts of certain employees and job applicants through electronic communication devices; establishing an unlawful employment practice.
HB 357 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the exemption from the sales tax for certain school art supplies during limited periods.
HB 358 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the grounds for modification of a child support order.
HB 637 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to placement of certain public school students in a disciplinary alternative education program.
HB 832 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the abatement of mosquitoes in stagnant water located on certain uninhabited residential property.
HB 833 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to certain procedures regarding an application for a writ of habeas corpus filed in a noncapital felony case.
HB 946 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the reporting of information by a school district relating to certain offenses committed by certain students.
HB 996 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to permitting electronic delivery of certain documents in a criminal case.
HB 1087 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to authorizing the placement of a security freeze on the consumer file or other record created or maintained by a consumer reporting agency regarding a person under 16 years of age.
HB 1230 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the assignment of a public school student to an inexperienced or uncertified teacher.
HB 1231 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the application of the offenses of disrupting public school classes or transportation to persons younger than 12 years of age.
HB 1239 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to fees charged by certain entities administering alternative dispute resolution systems for counties.
HB 2039 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for a library and student success center at the University of North Texas at Dallas.
HB 2040 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a complaint alleging the commission of an offense by a child on school property.
HB 2151 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to a grant program to promote good citizenship and anger management.
HB 2840 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the urban land bank demonstration program in certain municipalities.
HB 3152 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the payment of and contracts with health care providers by certain entities under contract with a certified workers' compensation network.
HB 3371 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to automatic expunction of a conviction and records relating to certain misdemeanor offenses committed by a minor; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 3372 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the administration of the Texas B-On-time loan program and to permitting an institution of higher education to retain excess B-On-time tuition set-asides to provide financial assistance to students of the institution.
HB 3806 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to expanding eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and ensuring the provision of quality care under and the effectiveness of the medical assistance program.
HB 3884 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the creation of a pilot program for the identification and treatment of a concussion suffered by a student athlete.
HCR 114 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Directing the Texas Workforce Commission to rename the Texas Workforce Commission building to the Lloyd M. Bentsen State Office Building.
HCR 116 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring Ambassador Ron Kirk for his service as United States Trade Representative.
HR 346 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Raymond A. Basye, Sr., on his selection as a Senior Saint of Wisdom by St. Luke "Community" United Methodist Church in Dallas.
HR 347 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Bertha Hilburn on her selection as a Senior Saint of Wisdom by St. Luke "Community" United Methodist Church of Dallas.
HR 373 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating St. Luke "Community" United Methodist Church in Dallas on its 80th anniversary.
HR 428 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dr. Marvin E. Robinson for his contributions to the Dallas Black Dance Theatre.
HR 455 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Reverend Doctor Ronald E. Jones on his installation as pastor of New Hope Baptist Church in Dallas.
HR 513 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating Black History Month in February 2013.
HR 557 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 25, 2013, as The Links, Incorporated, Day at the State Capitol.
HR 595 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Dr. H. B. Bell of Dallas.
HR 596 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of James Larance Hill of Austin.
HR 670 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Rules & Resolutions
Caption: Welcoming members of the Leadership Southwest Class of 2013 to the State Capitol on March 20, 2013.
HR 767 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc., on the occasion of its 48th Middlesouth Regional Conference.
HR 1150 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 10, 2013, as Best Southwest Partnership Day at the State Capitol.
HR 1335 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 10, 2013, as Best Southwest Partnership Day at the State Capitol.
HR 1336 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the dedication of the Moorland YMCA Building on Flora Street in Dallas as a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark.
HR 1475 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Kevin Brent Washington III of Cedar Hill on winning the intermediate novice 132-pound championship at the 2013 Dallas Golden Gloves Tournament.
HR 1684 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Iota Phi Lambda Sorority on the charter of its new Dallas County chapter.
HR 1685 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dr. John Ellis Price on his retirement as president of the University of North Texas at Dallas.
HR 1807 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 1, 2013, as DeSoto ISD Day at the State Capitol.
HR 1913 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Izayah Allen of Lancaster High School on his exceptional performance at the Texas Alliance for Minorities in Engineering competition.
HR 1914 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 8, 2013, as Lancaster Independent School District Day at the State Capitol.
83rd 1st Called Session
HR 69 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Carol Lee Stanley of Tyler.
HR 118 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Roland Parrish of DeSoto on the opening of his 26th McDonald's franchise.
83rd 2nd Called Session
HCR 16 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating July 18, 2013, as Nelson Mandela International Day in Texas.
HR 61 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Dr. George C. Wright on his 10 years as president of Prairie View A&M University.
82nd Regular Session
HB 1869 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to local governments that may consider a bidder's principal place of business when awarding a contract.
HB 1870 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to judicial review in district court of certain workers' compensation disputes.
HB 1871 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the amount and payment of attorney's fees in certain workers' compensation cases.
HB 1872 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to requirements regarding information to be provided to employees covered by workers' compensation health care networks.
HB 1873 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to business entities and associations.
HB 2097 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to adding a synthetic substance to Penalty Group 2 of the Texas Controlled Substances Act.
HB 3011 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the use or retention of zip codes obtained by businesses in verifying the identity of customers; providing a civil penalty.
HB 3012 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the exemption from the sales tax for certain school art supplies during limited periods.
HB 3013 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Caption: Relating to the renewal of an expired cosmetology operator license.
HB 3287 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to license renewals by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.
HB 3288 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to breakfast programs for public school students.
HB 3712 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the reporting of information by a school district relating to certain offenses committed by certain students.
HB 3713 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to a grant program to promote good citizenship.
HB 3758 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to prosecution of persons younger than 13 years of age for offenses involving disorderly conduct, disruption of public school classes, or disruption of public school transportation.
HB 3820 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a consumer's option to prevent the sale of the consumer's financial information by a financial institution; providing a civil penalty.
HB 3839 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the grounds for modification of a child support order.
HR 111 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Canterbury Episcopal School volleyball team on winning the 2010 TAPPS 2A state championship.
HR 117 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
HR 147 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the life of Dan S. Petty of Dallas.
HR 263 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Rules & Resolutions
Caption: Recognizing February 2, 2011, as Statewide Minority Business Enterprise Public Policy Day at the State Capitol.
HR 562 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the volunteer service organization The Links, Incorporated, and its members from the Western Area.
HR 632 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 2011 as Black History Month.
HR 1158 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the National Council of Negro Women, Inc., Minnie H. Goodlow Page Section on the occasion of its ninth annual Spring Hat Extravaganza and Tea.
HR 1362 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Paul Quinn College on its receipt of the 2011 HBCU of the Year Award.
HR 1647 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Danielle Jones of DeSoto on her achievements in two 2011 science fair competitions.
HR 2693 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Katasia Jordan for her participation in the Texas Legislative Internship Program and her service in the office of Representative Helen Giddings.
82nd 1st Called Session
HR 67 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Katherine Hinton-Rosenberg for her service as a legislative intern in the office of State Representative Helen Giddings.
HR 68 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Clayton Tucker for his service as a legislative intern in the office of State Representative Helen Giddings.
81st Regular Session
HB 519 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a school of pharmacy in the city of Dallas by the University of North Texas System.
HB 520 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Subcommittee members named
Caption: Relating to workers' compensation insurance coverage under certain agreements and to liability of third parties for an injury to an employee.
HB 521 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Subcommittee members named
Caption: Relating to the contents of a receipt issued for payment of a good or service; providing a civil penalty.
HB 522 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to intensive preparation academies in certain school districts to prepare public school students to take required end-of-course assessment instruments.
HB 523 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/10
Caption: Relating to the contents of a receipt issued for payment of a good or service; providing a civil penalty.
HB 996 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to school bus emergency evacuation training.
HB 1312 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to placement of certain public school students in a disciplinary alternative education program.
HB 1313 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the assignment of a public school student to an uncertified teacher.
HB 1621 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to notification of certain members of the legislature if a school district fails to file its annual audit report in a timely manner.
HB 1622 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to a grant program to provide children at risk of hunger or obesity with increased access to nutritious foods.
HB 1657 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to workers' compensation insurance coverage regarding certain contractors.
HB 1774 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the enrollment required for the University of North Texas System to issue revenue bonds to fund facilities at the University of North Texas Dallas Campus.
HB 1807 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to regulation of cranes and registration and regulation of crane operators; providing penalties.
HB 1944 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to actions required to be taken by the Texas Education Agency and a school district when the district fails to file its annual audit report in a timely manner.
HB 2127 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to regulations regarding the sale of plastic bulk merchandise containers; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 2128 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of regulations regarding the sale of plastic bulk merchandise containers.
HB 2129 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a consumer's option to prevent the sale of the consumer's financial information by a financial institution; providing a civil penalty.
HB 2235 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to business entities and associations.
HB 2257 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to mandatory sales price disclosure in certain real property sales; providing a civil penalty.
HB 2344 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the urban land bank demonstration program in certain municipalities.
HB 2544 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the amount and payment of attorney's fees in certain workers' compensation cases.
HB 2547 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the use of a description of employment in determining the safety and appropriateness of a return to employment by an injured employee.
HB 2815 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to requirements regarding information to be provided to employees covered by workers' compensation health care networks.
HB 4207 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of personally identifiable information under the public information law.
HB 4681 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the active seeking of waivers of federal requirements and modifications of federal regulations for federal Medicaid reimbursement for certain mental health evaluation and treatment facilities.
HR 121 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on the 80th anniversary of his birth.
HR 187 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing January 28, 2009, as Data Privacy Day in Texas.
HR 410 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 11, 2009, as HIV/AIDS Awareness Day in the State of Texas.
HR 485 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Leadership Texas, a program of the Foundation for Women's Resources.
HR 486 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 18, 2009, as Leadership Southwest Class of 2009 Day at the Capitol.
HR 487 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 2009 as Black History Month.
HR 570 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 23, 2009, as Statewide Minority Business Enterprise Public Policy Day at the State Capitol.
HR 663 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Dean Kilmer as Pastor of the Day for March 2, 2009.
HR 1175 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Cedar Hill High School boys' basketball team on its appearance in the 5A title game of the 2009 UIL state championship tournament.
HR 1176 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the DeSoto High School boys' basketball team on winning the 2009 UIL 5A state championship.
HR 2953 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Rayzette Louisa Reed Howard of Dallas.
HR 2954 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dr. Elba Garcia on her selection as the 2009 Woman of the Year by the Women's Council of Dallas County.
HR 2955 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 2009 Founder's Observance at Paul Quinn College.
HR 2956 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Reverend Dr. Harvey L. Hollmon on his 60th anniversary as a Baptist minister.
HR 2957 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 26th Annual Regional Training Conference of Region VI of Blacks in Government.
80th Regular Session
HB 885 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to a consumer's option to prevent the sale of the consumer's financial information by a financial institution; providing a civil penalty.
HB 886 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an optional preauthorization plan for the workers' compensation return-to-work pilot program for small employers.
HB 887 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the statute of limitations for the offenses of credit card or debit card abuse, false statement to obtain property or credit, and fraudulent use or possession of identifying information.
HB 888 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the cost of obtaining copies of an injured employee's medical records for use by an ombudsman under the office of injured employee counsel's ombudsman program; providing an administrative violation.
HB 1002 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to intensive preparation academies to prepare public school students to take a state exit-level assessment instrument..
HB 1003 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to professional licensing requirements for independent review of certain medical decisions regarding workers' compensation claims.
HB 1004 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the right of an injured employee to time off from work for treatment of a compensable injury; providing an administrative penalty.
HB 1005 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the timely submission of a claim for payment by a workers' compensation health care provider.
HB 1006 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to doctor licensing requirements for peer review, utilization, and retrospective review of medical decisions regarding workers' compensation claims.
HB 1036 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a silver alert for missing senior citizens.
HB 1072 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the low income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement program.
HB 1204 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to donations of juror reimbursements.
HB 1432 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the assignment of a public school student to an inexperienced and uncertified teacher.
HB 1624 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the reporting of information by a school district relating to certain offenses committed by certain students.
HB 1737 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to business entities and associations.
HB 1742 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to urban land bank demonstration programs.
HB 1743 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to establishing a demonstration project for the regional delivery of tertiary care services.
HB 1746 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a school of pharmacy in the city of Dallas by the University of North Texas System.
HB 1778 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a grant program to promote good citizenship.
HB 1871 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to information obtained regarding the sale of plastic bulk merchandise containers; providing civil penalties.
HB 2002 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to notification to check verification entities that a customer is a victim of identity theft and the consequences of the notice.
HB 2003 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the approval of certain checks by a check verification entity following notification that the issuer was a victim of identity theft; providing a civil penalty.
HB 2004 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to requiring that a doctor who reviews a workers' compensation case be certified in a professional specialty appropriate to the care received by the injured employee.
HB 2017 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the date of the primary election and related procedures.
HB 2030 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the issuance of citations to certain students on school property during regular school hours.
HB 2031 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the student enrollment required for the issuance of certain revenue bonds for facilities at the University of North Texas Dallas Campus.
HB 2032 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to African American studies programs and course work at certain public junior colleges.
HB 2225 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to student representation on the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and certain coordinating board advisory committees.
HB 2657 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to a pilot project to lower teacher turnover rates in high-need public school districts.
HB 2658 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the development of college preparatory mathematics and science courses for use in public high schools.
HB 2670 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to providing notice to the Department of Family and Protective Services of investigations of family violence at certain foster homes.
HB 3173 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the transmission of an unsolicited commercial electronic mail message.
HB 3190 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to school bus safety; creating an offense.
HB 3286 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to offender education facilitation.
HCR 289 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: Designating the Lancaster Visitors Center as an auxiliary Texas museum.
HR 54 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Declaring that the House of Representatives will not meet on Monday, January 15, 2007, in observance of Martin Luther King Day.
HR 72 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring NASA astronaut Joan Higginbotham for her contributions to the national space program.
HR 379 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring award-winning photographer Irwin Thompson of The Dallas Morning News.
HR 380 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming Leadership Southwest to the State Capitol.
HR 579 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the photojournalism team of the Dallas Morning News on winning the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for breaking news photography.
HR 628 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dr. Robert C. Simmons of DeSoto for serving as Pastor for the Day on March 1, 2007.
HR 851 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 14, 2007, as Statewide Minority Business Enterprise Public Policy Day at the State Capitol.
HR 1673 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Cedar Hill High School football team for winning the 5A Division II state football championship.
HR 1674 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the South Oak Cliff boys' basketball team on winning the 2007 UIL Class 4A State Boys' Basketball Championship.
HR 1942 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring former Dallas Cowboy Everson Walls for donating a kidney to his ailing former teammate, Ron Springs.
HR 2133 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Janine Burman Nicolau for her work as a participant in the Texas Legislative Internship Program.
HR 2317 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Brian L. Mintzlaff of Fort Worth.
HR 2692 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Requesting certain junior college districts to evaluate the implementation of an African American studies program.
HR 2790 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Beverly Humphrey for her success as Lancaster High School athletic director and head coach of the girls track and field team.
HR 2954 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Lancaster Visitors Center as an auxiliary Texas museum.
HR 2983 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring entertainer and activist Dick Gregory.
79th Regular Session
HB 607 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the delivery of blank check forms; providing a civil penalty.
HB 608 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to school district internship programs in which students earn credit for high school graduation by working with elected government officials.
HB 609 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to tuition rebate incentives for persons who complete certain degree and certificate programs without excessive credit hours.
HB 610 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of an offense of using a telephone while operating a school bus.
HB 628 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to debt collection after a consumer has filed a report with a law enforcement agency.
HB 684 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a school of pharmacy at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth.
HB 752 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the penalty for theft of identifying information.
HB 1021 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the right of first refusal in certain real estate transactions.
HB 1032 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of fraudulent use or possession of identifying information and to assistance to victims of that offense.
HB 1319 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/06
Caption: Relating to business entities and associations.
HB 1321 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the prevention and punishment of identity theft and the rights of certain victims of identity theft; providing penalties.
HB 1748 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to African American studies programs and course work at certain public junior colleges.
HB 1854 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to requiring debt collectors to provide a copy of a dishonored check to certain consumers; providing a civil penalty.
HB 1855 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the deletion of certain electronic records concerning a customer who issues a check; providing a civil penalty.
HB 1915 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of counties to sell or lease advertising space to another entity.
HB 2013 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the extension of credit to a victim of identity theft.
HB 2223 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the making of a notation on and the processing of a forged check by a financial institution.
HB 2516 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the installation of smoke detectors in certain leased dwellings.
HB 2885 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to an arrest warrant or complaint for the issuance of a bad check.
HB 2899 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to requiring a financial institution to notify check verification entities when a customer reports checks stolen; providing a civil penalty.
HB 3119 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the grade point average of and imposition of a fee on a student who repeats a course at a public institution of higher education.
HB 3120 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to the regulation of private child support enforcement agencies and collection of child support obligations; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 3121 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to the continuation and operation of the workers' compensation system of this state.
HB 3122 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the sale or possession of a device that vaporizes alcoholic beverages for the purpose of inhalation; providing criminal penalties.
HB 3574 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Dallas County Municipal Utility District No. 3; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.
HCR 43 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commemorating the 20th anniversary of the creation of the Texas Silver-Haired Legislature.
HCR 65 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating February 2005 as Black History Month in Texas.
HR 101 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the members of Leadership Southwest on the occasion of their visit to the State Capitol on February 16, 2005.
HR 106 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Memorializing Congress to posthumously bestow the Congressional Medal of Honor upon Doris "Dorie" Miller and to request the U.S. Postal Service to issue a commemorative postage stamp to honor Miller.
HR 108 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Curtistene S. McCowan of DeSoto on her retirement from the Federal Trade Commission Southwest Region Office.
HR 109 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Project CRAFT for the invaluable services it provides for the youth of Dallas County.
HR 195 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming Dr. David Molapo and the "I Can" Quintet to the State Capitol on February 7, 2005.
HR 701 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming students from Lancaster High School to the State Capitol on March 9, 2005.
HR 1177 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Edgar Clark III of DeSoto on his many accomplishments.
HR 1224 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of James Norman Whitlow of Dallas.
HR 1225 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating "Insights" on the occasion of its 25th anniversary.
HR 1300 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Memorializing Congress to enact legislation relating to the assessment of penalties by a financial institution for an insufficient funds check.
HR 1371 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Alaa Yousef of DeSoto for earning a 2004-2005 Girl Scout Gold Award.
HR 1395 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating William T. Solomon on his receipt of the 76th Annual Linz Award.
HR 1798 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation on receiving the 2004 Texas State Agency Safety Excellence Award.
HR 1799 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Tashell Fields on her graduation from the Texas School for the Deaf.
HR 2116 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring The Dallas Weekly on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
HR 2187 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Samuel William Hudson, Jr., of Dallas.
HR 2302 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Urging Texas community colleges to offer an associate's degree with an emphasis on African American/Black Studies.
79th 1st Called Session
HR 16 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dr. Tony Evans for his service as senior pastor of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship Church in Dallas and for his work in support of The Urban Alternative.
HR 17 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dr. Lois Evans for her service with The Urban Alternative and for her myriad contributions to the Dallas community.
HR 200 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Urging Texas community colleges to offer an associate's degree with an emphasis on African American/Black Studies.
HR 232 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Kracynthia Flowers on her receipt of the Concerned DeSoto Citizens 2005 Helen Giddings Scholarship.
HR 262 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Dorothy Rose of Dallas.
HR 309 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Ruth L. Wyrick for serving as a Democratic Party precinct chair of precinct 3529 in Dallas County.
HR 310 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Myrtis O. Evans for serving as a Democratic Party precinct chair of precinct 3530 in Dallas County.
HR 311 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Jesse Lipscomb for serving as a Democratic Party precinct chair of precinct 3531 in Dallas County.
HR 312 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring John Dickerson for serving as a Democratic Party precinct chair of precinct 3539 in Dallas County.
HR 313 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Felicia Pitre for serving as a Democratic Party precinct chair of precinct 3543 in Dallas County.
HR 314 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Sandra Jonelle Crenshaw for serving as a Democratic Party precinct chair of precinct 3549 in Dallas County.
HR 315 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring G. Virginia Hill for serving as a Democratic Party precinct chair of precinct 3551 in Dallas County.
HR 316 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Debra Harwell for serving as a Democratic Party precinct chair of precinct 3552 in Dallas County.
HR 317 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Gloria Qualls for serving as a Democratic Party precinct chair of precinct 3605 in Dallas County.
HR 318 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring John L. Phillips for serving as a Democratic Party precinct chair of precinct 3606 in Dallas County.
HR 319 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Richard Wayne for serving as a Democratic Party precinct chair of precinct 3609 in Dallas County.
HR 320 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Marie Marksbury-Carr for serving as a Democratic Party precinct chair of precinct 3610 in Dallas County.
HR 321 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Regenia Hawkins for serving as a Democratic Party precinct chair of precinct 3612 in Dallas County.
HR 322 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Emily Jones for serving as a Democratic Party precinct chair of precinct 3615 in Dallas County.
HR 323 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Javier Gonzalez for serving as a Democratic Party precinct chair of precinct 3617 in Dallas County.
HR 324 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Diane Castillo for serving as a Democratic Party precinct chair of precinct 3620 in Dallas County.
HR 325 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Mary Linnsteadter for serving as a Democratic Party precinct chair of precinct 3700 in Dallas County.
HR 326 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring David Fields for serving as a Democratic Party precinct chair of precinct 3800 in Dallas County.
HR 327 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Norman Whitlow for serving as a Democratic Party precinct chair of precinct 3803 in Dallas County.
HR 328 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Becky Lewis for serving as a Democratic Party precinct chair of precinct 3806 in Dallas County.
HR 329 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Mel Caraway for serving as a Democratic Party precinct chair of precinct 3808 in Dallas County.
HR 330 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Brenda Duff for serving as a Democratic Party precinct chair of precinct 3904 in Dallas County.
HR 331 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Gregory Gray for serving as a Democratic Party precinct chair of precinct 4105 in Dallas County.
HR 332 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Aaron Darnell Ford for serving as a Democratic Party precinct chair of precinct 4107 in Dallas County.
79th 2nd Called Session
HCR 19 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Commemorating the 85th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, granting women the right to vote.
HR 158 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Reverend Cecil R. Proctor of DeSoto on the occasion of his 60th birthday.
HR 159 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dr. H. B. Bell of Dallas on his retirement as associate superintendent of the Dallas Independent School District Alternative Programs Department in August 2005.
HR 172 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 75th anniversary of The Church of the Living God, The Pillar and Ground of the Truth, Dallas Temple No. 1.
79th 3rd Called Session
HB 79 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the compensation paid to certain professional employees of public schools.
HR 416 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Dallas South Oak Cliff High School boys' basketball team on winning the 2006 4A state championship.
78th Regular Session
HB 530 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the legislature from meeting on Martin Luther King, Jr., Day.
HB 531 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to tuition rebate incentives for persons who complete certain degree and certificate programs without excessive credit hours.
HB 532 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to creating the offense of improper sexual relations between employees of a public or private primary or secondary school and certain students.
HB 611 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain corporations that provide group health benefit plans to their employees.
HB 757 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the continuation of the higher education assistance pilot program.
HB 758 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to contracts between a school district and a business entity in which a district trustee has a substantial interest.
HB 771 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of an offense of using a telephone while operating a school bus.
HB 1155 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to travel services affecting public junior colleges and school districts.
HB 1156 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to adoption of the Business Organizations Code.
HB 2801 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to urban land bank demonstration programs.
HB 2802 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a school of pharmacy at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth.
HB 2803 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the rendition of property for ad valorem tax purposes and to the consequences of a failure to render property.
HB 2804 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to school district internship programs in which students earn local credit for high school graduation by working with elected government officials.
HB 2805 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to regulation of casket sales.
HB 2806 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to a pilot program creating reinvestment zones to promote the relocation of businesses to certain areas of this state.
HB 2807 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the maximum cumulative premiums for certain small face amount life insurance policies.
HB 2808 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to workers' compensation insurance.
HB 2809 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to required payment options for certain small face amount life insurance policies.
HB 2810 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain life insurance policies.
HB 2811 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain small face amount life insurance policies.
HB 2812 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to unclaimed benefits under certain life insurance policies; interim study.
HB 2813 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to public and common nuisances; providing a penalty.
HB 3168 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the determination of workers' compensation benefits and the resolution of disputes regarding those benefits.
HB 3589 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a regional health care delivery network pilot project in the workers' compensation system.
HB 3590 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to medical management issues and average weekly wage benchmarks in the Texas workers' compensation system.
HCR 21 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Granting the legislature permission to adjourn for more than three days during the period beginning on Friday, January 17, 2003, and ending on Tuesday, January 21, 2003.
HR 25 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the members of Leadership Southwest on the occasion of their visit to the State Capitol.
HR 61 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Albert C. Black, Jr., on his receipt of the Henry Cohn Humanitarian Award and commending him on his many successful and socially responsible endeavors.
HR 163 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Marquita Christian of Hutchins on being named an Outstanding Texan by the Texas Legislative Black Caucus.
HR 164 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Willis Johnson of Dallas on his receipt of an Outstanding Texan Award from the Texas Legislative Black Caucus.
HR 165 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Ocie High on receiving an Outstanding Texan Award from the Texas Legislative Black Caucus.
HR 166 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Ashley Richard of DeSoto for receiving an Outstanding Texan Award from the Texas Legislative Black Caucus.
HR 167 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Curtis E. Ransom of Coppell on receiving an Outstanding Texan Award from the Texas Legislative Black Caucus.
HR 168 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Chief Terrell Bolton of Dallas on his receipt of an Outstanding Texan Award in the area of public safety from the Texas Legislative Black Caucus.
HR 169 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dr. Jesse Jai McNeil, Jr., on his receipt of an Outstanding Texan Award from the Texas Legislative Black Caucus.
HR 170 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Patrick Williams of DeSoto on his receipt of an Outstanding Texan Award from the Texas Legislative Black Caucus.
HR 171 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Kathy Nealy of Dallas on receiving an Outstanding Texan Award from the Texas Legislative Black Caucus.
HR 181 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Billy F. Ingram of Dallas on his receipt of an Outstanding Texan Award from the Texas Legislative Black Caucus.
HR 607 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the members of the Educational Village who are 80 years of age and older for their contributions to the Oral History Program of the African American Educational Experience in Dallas Archives and History Program.
HR 617 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 1, 2003, as Statewide MBE Public Policy Day at the State Capitol.
HR 618 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Clyde Porter of DeSoto for his outstanding achievements in the field of architecture.
HR 1035 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Richmond State School on receiving the 2002 Texas State Agency Safety Excellence Award.
HR 1268 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Reverend Tyrone D. Gordon of St. Luke Community United Methodist Church in Dallas as Pastor of the Day on May 12, 2003, for the Texas House of Representatives.
HR 1521 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the dedication of the DeSoto Independent School District Administration Building in memory of Dalton L. James.
HR 1665 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Dr. Craig Thomas of Dallas for his service as optometrist of the day for the Texas House of Representatives.
HR 1706 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 473.
78th 1st Called Session
HB 118 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to the abolition of the Research and Oversight Council on Workers' Compensation and the transfer of certain statutory functions of that entity to the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission.
HB 119 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to workers' compensation research conducted by the Texas Department of Insurance; making an appropriation.
HR 96 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating John Tatum on his retirement as associate pastor of St. Luke "Community" United Methodist Church in Dallas.
HR 170 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Jonathan David Rozier.
78th 2nd Called Session
HR 186 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Scott McAnally on his retirement from state service.
78th 3rd Called Session
HB 63 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Government Reform
Caption: Relating to the performance of workers' compensation research by the Texas Department of Insurance; making an appropriation.
HR 236 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Roy Orr of DeSoto and his company, GRS, on the occasion of the company's 20th anniversary.
HR 299 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating David Stephens and his staff at Millennium Motor Cars on the dealership's fourth anniversary.
78th 4th Called Session
HR 211 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Ron Josselet of Austin on the occasion of his retirement as executive director of the State Office of Risk Management.
HR 258 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Franklyn Jenifer on his retirement as president of The University of Texas at Dallas.
77th Regular Session
HB 399 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the legislature from meeting on Martin Luther King, Jr., Day.
HB 400 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to assisting prospective students in enrolling in institutions of higher education.
HB 401 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the punishment of certain individuals convicted of offenses involving domestic violence.
HB 402 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the abolishment of the medicinal and physician's permits for buying or dispensing liquor.
HB 403 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to creating the offense of improper sexual relations between employees of a public or private primary or secondary school and certain students.
HB 793 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain personal motor vehicle insurance policy premium discounts.
HB 820 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the number of qualified businesses designated as enterprise projects in certain counties or municipalities.
HB 821 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to cardiopulmonary resuscitation instruction for public school students.
HB 822 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the deferral of proceedings in a justice, municipal, or juvenile court against certain persons for purposes of attending a teen court program.
HB 1332 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the offense of unlawful possession of a handgun by an underage person and the criminal prosecution of certain weapons offenses involving underage persons.
HB 1748 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the creation of an unsolved crimes investigation team within the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas.
HB 1833 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to local enforcement of certain health and safety statutes and ordinances.
HB 2275 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the attorney general providing certain child support enforcement information to the parties to a suit and to the public.
HB 2276 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to tuition rebate incentives for persons who complete certain degree and certificate programs without excessive credit hours.
HB 2415 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to an interim study of the marketplace in the state for life insurance issued with a small face amount.
HB 2576 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to application procedures under adult education programs administered by the Texas Education Agency.
HB 2609 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prekindergarten programs for public school students.
HB 2952 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to character education in primary and secondary schools.
HB 3253 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the collection of certain student information by a school district or open-enrollment charter school.
HB 3254 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to limitations on certain disciplinary actions by the commissioner of insurance or the Texas Department of Insurance.
HB 3566 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for certain corporations that provide group health benefit plan for employees.
HR 275 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Creative Problem Solving Team from The University of Texas at Dallas for their achievements.
HR 276 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In honor of the accomplishments of the 2000 chess team from The University of Texas at Dallas.
HR 622 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Best Southwest Partnership for its community development work.
HR 630 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Margaret H. Jordan on her receipt of an Outstanding Texan Award in the area of business from the Texas Legislative Black Caucus.
HR 631 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Bernestine Singley of Duncanville on her receipt of an award from the Texas Legislative Black Caucus.
HR 632 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Honorable Samuel W. Hudson III on receiving an Outstanding Texan Award in the area of public service from the Texas Legislative Black Caucus.
HR 633 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Marjorie E. Ford for receiving an Outstanding Texan Award in the area of entertainment/media from the Texas Legislative Black Caucus.
HR 634 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dr. Franklyn G. Jenifer on his receipt of an Outstanding Texan Award for his contributions in the field of education from the Texas Legislative Black Caucus.
HR 801 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming the students of the Academy of Travel and Tourism from Thomas Jefferson High School in Dallas to the State Capitol on April 19, 2001.
HR 871 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church White Rock on the occasion of its May 6, 2001, Founders' Day celebration.
HR 1124 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming Bishop Ernestine C. Reems to Texas and commending her for her exemplary service to her fellowman.
HR 1158 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming a visiting delegation from the Rivers State House of Assembly from Nigeria.
76th Regular Session
HB 91 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
Caption: Relating to prohibiting female genital mutilation; imposing a penalty.
HB 313 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation and powers of a neighborhood empowerment zone.
HB 562 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Subcommittee members named
Caption: Relating to certain transactions subject to regulation as loans.
HB 577 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the period for which a person arrested or held without a warrant in the prevention of family violence may be held after bond is posted.
HB 578 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to staff development training and certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid of school district personnel.
HB 1778 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the medical review of health care provided under the workers' compensation insurance system.
HB 1885 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the punishment for certain assaultive offenses involving domestic violence.
HB 1891 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of certain health and safety statutes and ordinances by municipalities.
HB 1972 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to creating the offense of improper sexual relations between employees of a public or private primary or secondary school and certain students.
HB 2055 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Subcommittee members named
Caption: Relating to the regulation of bail bondsmen and of private investigators acting on behalf of sureties on bail bonds; providing penalties.
HB 2511 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the reporting and transmission of certain information in connection with workers' compensation coverage.
HB 2512 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to interlocutory orders and decisions used in adjudication of disputes regarding workers' compensation benefits and to reimbursement from the subsequent injury fund for overpayments of benefits made under those interlocutory orders or decisions.
HB 3550 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the payment of certain attorney's fees in worker's compensation benefit matters.
HB 3551 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to disposition of proceeds from read to succeed license plates.
HB 3552 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Administration
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the legislature from meeting on Martin Luther King, Jr., Day.
HB 3553 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
Caption: Relating to the abolishment of the medicinal and physician's permits for buying or dispensing liquor.
HB 3756 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to school district disciplinary services and data collection for children seven years of age or younger.
HB 3757 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to approved drug and alcohol driving awareness programs.
HB 3758 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Health Services
Caption: Relating to the approval of doctors who provide medical treatment.
HB 3759 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the registration of certain persons who provide or agree to provide residential carpet cleaning services; providing penalties.
HR 31 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the 1998-99 Leadership Southwest class from southwest Dallas County and welcoming them to the State Capitol.
HR 123 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Saluting the AXO chapter of AKA and their Founder's Day luncheon.
HR 177 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Ossie Davis.
HR 178 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Malcolm X.
HR 323 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the incorporation of the city of DeSoto.
HR 599 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Dallas Bethlehem Center.
HR 667 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming Her Excellency, Ambassador Sheila Violet Makate Sisulu of South Africa to the State Capitol.
HR 777 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Pattie Bernice Deal-Jeffries on the occasion of her 65th birthday.
HR 778 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dorothy Redus Robinson on her 90th birthday.
HR 951 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the dedication of Foster's Crossing and honoring the memory of P. H. and Laura Foster.
75th Regular Session
HB 107 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to specialized license plates to support the diagnosis of reading development and comprehension at certain grade levels in public school and to requirements concerning that diagnosis.
HB 108 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation for public school students.
HB 109 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to construction contract provisions, construction trust funds, and the creation of and management policies applicable to a construction account created to hold funds associated with a construction contract; providing penalties.
HB 110 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to land acquired by a taxing unit through foreclosure of a lien.
HB 111 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Rules suspended
Caption: Relating to the liability of certain municipalities for a claim arising from land acquired at a sale following the foreclosure of a lien held by the municipality.
HB 112 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Rules suspended
Caption: Relating to the resale of certain land acquired by certain political subdivisions.
HB 1117 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the creation and powers of a neighborhood empowerment zone.
HB 1357 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Returned to committee
Caption: Relating to the requirement that the operator of a motor vehicle possess a driver's license and evidence of financial responsibility for the vehicle; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 1362 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
Caption: Relating to exemptions from regulation as a food manufacturer or wholesaler.
HB 2057 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the linked deposit program.
HB 2331 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to uniform admission and reporting procedures for institutions of higher education.
HB 2422 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Companion considered in lieu of in committee
Caption: Relating to municipal regulation of dangerous structures.
HB 2656 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the sale of property following the foreclosure of an ad valorem tax lien on the property or the seizure of the property pursuant to an ad valorem tax warrant.
HB 2946 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the establishment or extension of a municipal water system in certain water districts.
HB 2947 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to fees relating to certain bank and credit accounts.
HB 3174 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to telephone solicitation using automated dial announcing devices.
HB 3503 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the guarantee of certain loans under the linked deposit program.
HCR 262 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Civil Practices
Caption: Granting Jose Angel Gutierrez permission to sue the State of Texas, The University of Texas System, and The University of Texas at Arlington.
HJR 64 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing investment of money from the Texas growth fund in a business without the business's disclosure of its investments in or with South Africa or Namibia.
HR 6 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Brook Hollow Baptist Church on the occasion of its 30th anniversary.
HR 23 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Lucious Wagner, Sr.
HR 40 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dr. Zan Wesley Holmes, Jr.
HR 811 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Jeddie Alexander on receiving the 1996 Ronald Pearce Blind Employee of the Year Award.
HR 1106 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Lincoln High School girls' track team.
74th Regular Session
HB 230 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to removal of restrictions on investment of certain funds in businesses doing business in South Africa.
HB 588 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Coauthor Authorized
Caption: Relating to allowing a governmental entity to regulate certain establishments required to have an alcoholic beverage license or permit.
HB 589 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Coauthor Authorized
Caption: Relating to regulation of the public possession of open containers of alcoholic beverages by a home-rule municipality.
HB 590 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to restricting the possession, use, and sale of Class C fireworks.
HB 858 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation for public school students.
HB 859 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to financing of certain urban improvements.
HB 860 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the furnishing of certain credit information by certain lessors and used vehicle dealers.
HB 882 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to the requirement that the governing body of a municipality approve change orders for municipal construction contracts.
HB 939 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the requirement that the commissioners court of a county approve change orders for county construction contracts.
HB 1151 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a historically black or Hispanic college or university library improvement trust fund.
HB 1291 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to reports by banks concerning the availability of capital to certain small businesses; providing a civil penalty.
HB 1292 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the definition of a small business.
HB 1991 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to the historically underutilized business and small business linked deposit program.
HB 1992 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the authority of the consumer credit commissioner and to the regulation of certain consumer credit practices; providing penalties.
HB 1993 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to guaranteed issue of certain homeowners' insurance policies.
HB 1995 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Corrections
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of inmates serving sentences for first, second, or third degree felonies to be confined in state jail felony facilities.
HB 1997 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
Caption: Relating to the guarantee of certain loans under the linked deposit program.
HB 2963 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the financing of sports facilities in certain municipalities
HB 2964 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the financing of sports facilities in certain municipalities.
HB 3006 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a residence requirement for a bank director.
HB 3007 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to lending services provided by a bank to small businesses in its local area.
HB 3008 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to loan fees charged by a bank.
HB 3114 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
Caption: Relating to the local regulation of the location of businesses selling alcoholic beverages and the consumption of alcoholic beverages within 1,500 feet of schools.
HB 3138 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to certain offenses within view.
HB 3139 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Prohibiting certain actions by persons on or near routes to public schools or near establishments selling or serving alcoholic beverages at retail.
HB 3140 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Regulating activity around the Pearl C. Anderson Middle Learning Center in Dallas County, Texas and amending the Alcoholic Beverage Code.
HCR 228 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: Honoring Dana Vaughn for her success in business with her sister, Denise Ward.
HCR 229 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: Honoring Denise Ward for her success in business with her sister, Dana Vaughn.
HJR 33 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing investment of money from the Texas growth fund in a business without the business's disclosure of its investments in or with South Africa or Namibia.
HR 16 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Clementine Lear for her significant contributions to the betterment of her community and state.
HR 190 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the South Dallas Business and Professional Women's Club, Inc.
HR 191 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending DeMetris Sampson for her service on the Alcohol Related Businesses Task Force.
HR 221 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Walter Mims for his valuable service to his community.
HR 330 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Encouraging Texas banks and other lending institutions to grant more loans to small, growth-oriented enterprises in their communities.
HR 476 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Milton Tobian for his many years of community service.
HR 672 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming Tony Dorsett to the State Capitol.
HR 735 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the African American Museum of Life and Culture.
HR 1001 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing June 16, 1995, as the Day of the African Child.
HR 1174 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Dan Eddy on being named the 1994 Man of the Year by the Duncanville Chamber of Commerce.
HR 1175 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Carla Fahey for her community service.
HR 1184 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Ozona Selina Dailey Allen.
HR 1185 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dr. Ronald J. Byrd, pastor of Sweet Home Baptist Church.
HR 1257 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing John Powell for his business achievements and community service.
HR 1262 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dana Vaughn for her success in business.
HR 1263 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Denise Ward for her success in business.
73rd Regular Session
HB 232 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the performance bond for a county contract.
HB 258 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to benefits for immunization of certain children under group health insurance policies.
HB 259 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
Caption: Relating to the creation and administration of a linked deposit program to encourage lending to small businesses in distressed communities.
HB 1190 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to certain safety standards for residential rental property.
HB 1488 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Center for Minority Health Improvement.
HB 1721 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the offense of official oppression and the prosecution of certain offenses involving sexual assault or improper sexual contact.
HB 2207 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the testimony of a child in a child abuse case.
HB 2243 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to the regulation of health spas; providing penalites; making an appropriation.
HB 2244 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the burning of hazardous materials.
HB 2245 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to the appointment and removal of commissioners of a municipal housing authority.
HB 2734 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the Office of Minority Health.
HMM 7 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of Michael Wayne Owens.
HMM 38 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of Officer Michael Wayne Owens.
HR 270 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Congratulating Holland Printice Gary on winning the 1993 Davey O'Brien High School Scholarship Award.
HR 292 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Don Hicks for his outstanding efforts to increase public awareness of African-Americans in early Texas history.
HR 293 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dr. Marvin Dulaney for his contributions to the study of the history of African-Americans in Texas.
HR 294 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Robert Edison for his exceptional contributions to the study of the history of African-Americans in Texas.
HR 295 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dr. Alwyn Barr for his contributions to the study of African-Americans in Texas.
HR 331 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Tom Joyner on his outstanding tenure as the morning disc jockey at KKDA-FM.
HR 370 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Metropolitan Dallas Alumni Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
HR 387 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Referred to Rules & Resolutions
Caption: Commending president William Solomon and the employees of Austin Industries, Inc., for their many fine achievements on the occasion of their 75th anniversary.
HR 549 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Paying tribute to the life of Officer Michael Wayne Owens.
HR 635 Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the memory of Dr. Emmett Conrad.
HR 672 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Jewel Montgomery on her selfless dedication to serving several generations of the schoolchildren in the Dallas community.
HR 683 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Leia Pardue on setting a school and county record in the mile run.
HR 692 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the St. Luke Community Church on the occasion of the dedication of its new building for worship and congregation.
HR 757 Author: Giddings, Helen
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending the limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, HB 259.