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Legislation authored by David Swinford

Includes legislation with David Swinford as the primary author for the 72nd through 81st Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System.

81st Regular Session
HB 786 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the boards of trustees of retirement systems for paid or partly paid firefighters.
HB 813 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to eligibility for the small and mid-sized adjustment under the public school finance system.
HB 865 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Invasive Species Coordinating Committee.
HB 957 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain public officers to the legislature and prohibiting legislators from other public employment.
HB 1466 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the theft of a military grave marker.
HB 1605 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the authority of the commissioners court of a county to enter into an ad valorem tax abatement agreement.
HB 1617 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to limited agricultural cooperatives; providing penalties.
HB 1651 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the expiration of certain parts of the Texas Economic Development Act.
HB 1690 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the appointment of a master in chancery for certain appeals to district court from an order of an appraisal review board or from certain orders of the comptroller of public accounts.
HB 2085 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the use of municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue to finance a convention center hotel in certain municipalities.
HB 2151 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
Caption: Relating to the creation of a fuel ethanol and biodiesel producer loan guarantee program.
HB 2318 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the fuel ethanol and biodiesel incentive program of the Department of Agriculture.
HB 2366 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas bioenergy fund.
HB 2503 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Subcommittee members named
Caption: Relating to agreements for limitations on appraised value under the Texas Economic Development Act.
HB 2520 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to the state's goal for electric generating capacity derived from emerging renewable energy resources.
HB 2812 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the curriculum, funding, promotion, and economic impact of career and technology education in public educational institutions.
HB 3405 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a solar generation incentive program.
HB 3406 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certificates of convenience and necessity.
HB 3498 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to an appeal of an order of an appraisal review board to a district court.
HB 3820 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the governance and disclosure requirements of electric cooperative corporations and the review of complaints of electric cooperative corporation members by the Office of the Attorney General.
HB 3846 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the requirement to wear safety apparel and seat belts while operating certain off-highway vehicles; changing the elements of an offense.
HB 3941 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to municipal ordinances governing the installation and operation of distributed renewable generation systems.
HB 4002 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the funding of the statewide wildfire protection plan at the Texas Forest Service.
HB 4133 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Export Financial Assistance Guarantee Program.
HB 4239 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a solar and distributed renewable generation incentive program.
HCR 119 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating the Panhandle Region of Texas as an official Natural Renewable Resource Area.
HCR 174 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting the Texas Department of Transportation to designate the overpass at the intersection of Highway 20 and Highway 338 in Odessa as the Buddy West Memorial Overpass.
HR 529 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring B&W Pantex on earning an outstanding performance rating from the National Nuclear Security Administration.
HR 541 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 24, 2009, as Panhandle Day at the State Capitol.
HR 885 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 25, 2009, as Texas Wind Energy Day at the State Capitol.
HR 1036 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Warren Lasher and Dan Woodfin of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas for their award-winning work in behalf of renewable energy transmission infrastructure.
HR 1494 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Filed
Caption: In memory of Steve Wright Sterquell of Amarillo.
HR 1699 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Texas A&M University Agricultural and Natural Resources Policy Internship Program and Public Policy Internship Program and the interns for the 81st legislative session.
HR 1820 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring John Lemons on his retirement as superintendent of the Bushland Independent School District.
80th Regular Session
HB 13 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Returned from the House for further action
Caption: Relating to homeland security issues, including border security issues and law enforcement.
HB 671 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of outdoor advertising by a governmental entity.
HB 672 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the Texas Mutual Insurance Company and the application of certain statutes to the Texas Mutual Insurance Company.
HB 674 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Department of Information Resources to accept gifts and grants.
HB 675 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the membership of the governing board of the Department of Information Resources.
HB 679 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the validation of governmental acts and proceedings of the Downtown Midland Management District.
HB 680 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the sale of certain small municipal parks.
HB 1088 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
Caption: Relating to the definition of "biodiesel" as a component of motor fuel.
HB 1090 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a program by the Department of Agriculture to make grants to encourage the construction of facilities that generate electric energy with certain types of agricultural residues, waste, debris, or crops and to the state's goal for generating renewable energy.
HB 1374 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to service areas of the Amarillo College District, the Borger Junior College District, the Midland Community College District, and the Odessa College District.
HB 1672 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to eligibility for the small and mid-sized adjustment under the public school finance system.
HB 1673 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the fuel ethanol and biodiesel incentive program of the Department of Agriculture.
HB 1674 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to the use of information obtained by the attorney general through a civil investigative demand under the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act.
HB 1680 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain appeals of certain ad valorem tax determinations.
HB 1786 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to an exemption for certain programs from the child-care licensing requirements.
HB 1915 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the creation of a fire department listing by the Texas Forest Service.
HB 1931 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the production and taxation of renewable diesel fuel.
HB 1932 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the membership and area of operation of farmers' cooperative societies.
HB 2125 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to professional staff salaries paid by certain school districts.
HB 2171 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the first day of instruction in school districts whose prospective or former students generally attend certain grades in another state.
HB 2228 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax.
HB 2229 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to a supplemental transportation allotment for certain school districts with substantial student travel costs for extracurricular activities.
HB 2230 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to a supplemental transportation allotment for certain school districts with substantial student travel costs for extracurricular activities.
HB 2416 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Land & Resource Management
Caption: Relating to the use of eminent domain for highway or other transportation purposes.
HB 2417 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the responsibility for and management of the fuel ethanol and biodiesel production incentive program.
HB 2671 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
Caption: Relating to limited agricultural cooperatives; providing penalties.
HB 2865 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to eligibility for certain unemployment compensation benefits.
HB 2866 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Returned to committee
Caption: Relating to liability for obtaining improper unemployment compensation benefits.
HB 2867 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the recovery by the Texas Workforce Commission of unpaid unemployment compensation contributions and improper unemployment compensation benefits.
HB 2868 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to assessment of certain insurers to fund the volunteer fire department assistance fund.
HB 3114 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to student fees at component institutions of The Texas A&M University System.
HB 3166 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning special districts, including conforming amendments.
HB 3167 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to nonsubstantive additions to and corrections in enacted codes, to the nonsubstantive codification or disposition of various laws omitted from enacted codes, and to conforming codifications enacted by the 79th Legislature to other Acts of that legislature.
HB 3168 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to incentives for and the regulation of biofuel production and distribution in this state.
HB 3169 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, on behalf of the Department of State Health Services or the Department of Aging and Disability Services, as appropriate, to Texas Panhandle Mental Health Mental Retardation.
HB 3170 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to impose a hotel occupancy tax.
HB 3171 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the development by the Texas Education Agency of a list of resources concerning Internet safety for use by school districts.
HB 3559 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Senate Amendments printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the administration and powers of the Canadian River Municipal Water Authority.
HB 3560 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to transferring to the comptroller the duties of the Texas Building and Procurement Commission that do not primarily concern state facilities and renaming the commission the Texas Facilities Commission.
HB 3601 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the conduct of certain contested cases involving the sale or lease of motor vehicles.
HB 3614 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the election, powers, and duties of the members of the board of directors of the Midland County Hospital District.
HB 3949 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the transfer of the Texas Commission on the Arts to the office of the governor and the dedication of certain sales and use tax and franchise tax revenue to the Music, Film, and Arts Office operating fund.
HB 4035 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the authority of the board of directors of the Moore County Hospital District to employ health care providers.
HB 4094 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the fees assessed in certain cases filed in the Midland County courts at law.
HCR 193 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Expressing support for ongoing state-led border security operations to control the Texas-Mexico border and ensure the safety of the people of Texas.
HCR 194 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Expressing dissatisfaction with the federal government's failure to secure the border and enforce immigration laws.
HCR 198 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Requesting the Texas Residential Construction Commission to work in cooperation with the San Antonio Housing Authority to create and implement an inspection and mediation plan relating to certain authority-built homes.
HR 375 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In honor of the celebration of Dr. Seuss's birthday at Hillcrest Elementary School in Dumas.
HR 565 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Mariwyn Dye-Webb for her professional accomplishments and civic contributions.
HR 898 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Texas A&M University College of Agriculture Development Council on the occasion of its semiannual meeting on March 20-22, 2007.
HR 899 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the personnel of Texas Cooperative Extension and the Prairie View A&M Cooperative Extension Program for their outstanding contributions to the Lone Star State.
HR 2309 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Army Sergeant Roberto Arizola, Jr., of Laredo.
HR 2310 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Army Private Troy D. Cooper of Amarillo.
HR 2373 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of U.S. Marine Lance Corporal Joshua C. Alonzo of Dumas.
HR 2797 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1090.
HR 2851 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1090.
HR 2904 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Seiji Yamaguchi of Nippon Meat Packers for his role in establishing Texas Farm as a leading business in Perryton.
79th Regular Session
HB 373 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the food and fibers research grant program and to the transfer of the powers and duties of the Texas Food and Fibers Commission to the Food and Fibers Research Council.
HB 1284 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the exception from required public disclosure of a photograph of a peace officer.
HB 1285 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the exception from required disclosure under the public information law of certain audit working papers.
HB 1323 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of credit card or debit card abuse.
HB 1733 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to prohibiting disclosure of certain records or reports by the Texas Feed and Fertilizer Control Service.
HB 1783 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the submission of certain pleas and waivers by closed circuit video teleconferencing.
HB 1798 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the state's goal for electric generation capacity by renewable energy technologies and the rate treatment of utility expenditures for interconnecting generating capacity by certain renewable technologies.
HB 1869 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the imposition of additional requirements on certain persons granted an occupational driver's license.
HB 1942 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to restrictions on and reporting of certain expenditures by registered lobbyists.
HB 2017 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to a nonsubstantive revision of statutes relating to the Texas Department of Insurance, the business of insurance, and certain related businesses, including conforming amendments, repeals, and penalties.
HB 2018 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to nonsubstantive additions to and corrections in enacted codes, to the nonsubstantive codification or disposition of various laws omitted from enacted codes, and to conforming codifications enacted by the 78th Legislature to other Acts of that legislature.
HB 2019 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of certain local laws concerning special districts, including conforming amendments.
HB 2049 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to assessments levied on producers and used for marketing, education, research, and promotion of Texas beef.
HB 2050 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to the rights and duties of self-service storage facility customers.
HB 2186 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Elections
Caption: Relating to the holding of a special election to fill a vacancy in the legislature.
HB 2377 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the use of private firms by the Texas Building and Procurement Commission in leasing space for state agencies.
HB 2378 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the administration of the child care program for children of state employees.
HB 2379 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the allocation of certain state office space.
HB 2466 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to recycling market development.
HB 2467 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Energy Resources
Caption: Relating to the elimination of certain alternative fuels programs of this state.
HB 2675 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to eligibility for the limitation on appraised value of property for school district maintenance and operations ad valorem tax purposes under the Texas Economic Development Act.
HB 2698 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the Department of Information Resources' management of state technology centers.
HB 2699 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the Department of Information Resources.
HB 2716 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to equal employment opportunity reports.
HB 2717 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the governor's study of emerging technology and economic development.
HB 2948 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to human cloning and the protection of certain research; providing penalties.
HB 3184 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of sales price to previous owner/client when a broker purchases real property from clients and resells within one year.
HB 3185 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to exemptions from permitting requirements for dams and reservoirs on private property.
HB 3226 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a statewide maintenance program for boll weevil and pink bollworm eradication.
HB 3227 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the management of state agency vehicle fleets.
HB 3285 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
Caption: Relating to the abolition of the State Aircraft Pooling Board and the principal part of its functions.
HB 3286 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Environmental Regulation
Caption: Relating to enabling the use of biofuels (ethanol and biodiesel) in Texas.
HB 3287 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
Caption: Relating to payment for livestock feeding and care charges.
HB 3288 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to municipal authority over certain property that is subject to an agreement.
HB 3289 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain time limits on and the consequences of a delay in the state's readiness to proceed with the trial of a criminal case.
HCR 220 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Recalling S.B. No. 1708 from the Governor.
HR 515 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Granting the Texas Junior College Student Government Association permission to use the house chamber on April 17, 2005.
HR 520 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 1, 2005, as Texas Panhandle Day at the State Capitol.
HR 832 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the North Plains Groundwater Conservation District on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
HR 1017 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Frank Phillips College Lady Plainsmen volleyball team on its outstanding achievements.
HR 1290 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Dr. Anis A. Ansari of Carrollton for his inspiring patriotism.
HR 1297 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 27, 2005, as Abstinence Awareness Day and welcoming the Abstinence Council of Texas to the Capitol.
HR 1298 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 26, 2005, as Texas Grain & Feed Association Day at the State Capitol.
HR 1418 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring David Regan McCoy of Dallas on his 50th birthday.
HR 1813 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring David Christopher Swinford of North Richland Hills on his 40th birthday.
HR 1903 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Bell Helicopter Textron in Amarillo on achieving the National Leader level of the Clean Texas, Cleaner World program of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
HR 2071 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Texas A&M University Agricultural and Natural Resources Policy Internship Program on its 15th anniversary and commending the ANRP interns of the 79th Texas Legislature.
HR 2072 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Steven V. Tays on his election as the FFA state officer for Area VII.
79th 1st Called Session
HR 357 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Earl James Halfmann of Vancourt on the occasion of his 80th birthday.
79th 2nd Called Session
HB 8 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to property tax relief and protection of taxpayers, certain taxes, fees, and property, and other matters relating to the financing of public schools; providing civil and criminal penalties; making an appropriation.
HCR 17 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Granting the legislature permission to adjourn for more than three days during the period beginning on Thursday, August 11, 2005, and ending on Tuesday, August 16, 2005.
79th 3rd Called Session
HB 4 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to motor vehicle sales and use taxes.
HR 12 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the lives lost in the 1956 Shamrock McKee Plant fire and commemorating the dedication of Station 19, at the site of that tragedy.
78th Regular Session
HB 2 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on Major State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the reorganization of, efficiency in, and other reform measures applying to state government.
HB 666 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
Caption: Relating to value-added processing of agricultural goods into fuel ethanol and biodiesel and the fuel ethanol and biodiesel incentive program.
HB 777 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to value-added processing of agricultural goods into fuel ethanol and biodiesel and the fuel ethanol and biodiesel incentive program.
HB 1046 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an application for registration of a commercial fertilizer.
HB 1091 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the adoption of a financial management services cooperatives pilot program for school districts, open-enrollment charter schools, and regional education service centers.
HB 1149 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the medical transportation program.
HB 1290 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Law Enforcement
Caption: Relating to the offense of interference with an emergency telephone call.
HB 1318 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to workforce planning requirements for state agencies and the compensation, accountability, and employment of certain state employees.
HB 1398 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to procedures for arbitration of seed performance disputes.
HB 1620 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to funding of the Texas Wine Marketing Assistance Program.
HB 1742 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Government Reform
Caption: Relating to issues involving the operations or financial accountability of state agencies.
HB 1755 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to the assignment of visiting judges.
HB 1802 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Law Enforcement
Caption: Relating to the completion of community supervision for certain criminal defendants.
HB 1803 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Energy Resources
Caption: Relating to surface use planning and restoration for oil and gas mineral leases.
HB 1881 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the location of a wine bottler's permitted premises.
HB 1986 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to certain matters affecting the handling of a criminal defendant after arrest and before trial.
HB 2036 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to allowing certain political subdivisions to enter agreements with other political subdivisions for the collection of past due amounts for certain utility or waste disposal services.
HB 2115 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the submission of certain pleas and waivers by closed circuit video teleconferencing.
HB 2310 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to abandonment of proceeds from the demutualization of an insurance company.
HB 2464 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the provision of facilities management services by the Texas Building and Procurement Commission for certain state agencies.
HB 2489 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to creation of the Texas Department of Professional Licensing and the transfer of the regulation of certain professions to that department.
HB 2505 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the review of the administration of university systems and identification of potential administrative and organizational reforms.
HB 2558 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to certain reporting requirements and orders relating to commercial fertilizer.
HB 2758 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of fuel-saving technologies by certain state agency vehicles.
HB 2794 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to modification of exceptions to the diesel fuel tax.
HB 2865 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
Caption: Relating to activities by the holder of a winery permit.
HB 2866 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to coordinated inspection of certain child-care facilities for compliance with fire safety and sanitation standards.
HB 2897 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to state agency utility savings and capital expenditure reductions.
HB 2909 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Government Reform
Caption: Relating to the administration of state-federal relations and federal formula grant programs.
HB 3001 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the reorganization and consolidation of state governmental functions and entities.
HB 3002 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the fees of, and other financial matters applying to, state governmental entities.
HB 3003 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the management, use, and information about state facilities, real property, and other property.
HB 3004 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Government Reform
Caption: Relating to state management and use of information and information technology.
HB 3005 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to state contracts and procurement.
HB 3006 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to state health and human services.
HB 3007 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to state personnel and other state human resources matters.
HB 3219 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Government Reform
Caption: Relating to the implementation of an Internet-based platform for import and export activities of state agencies.
HB 3261 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to railroad safety inspection fees.
HB 3383 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to agricultural development districts.
HB 3584 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the Moore County Juvenile Board.
HJR 76 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the Railroad Commission of Texas is governed by a single elected railroad commissioner.
HR 201 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Bob Schneider on his 500th victory as coach of West Texas A&M University's women's basketball team.
HR 294 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 25, 2003, as Texas Panhandle Day at the State Capitol.
HR 696 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Randall Yarbrough of Austin on his outstanding service to the State of Texas.
HR 1296 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Garrett Anthony Schultz of Amarillo for his 40 years of outstanding service to his nation.
78th 1st Called Session
HB 22 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Meeting cancelled
Caption: Relating to the abolition or oversight of certain state or regional entities.
HB 23 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Meeting cancelled
Caption: Relating to budgetary and other fiscal management matters affecting state government or certain regional entities.
HB 24 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Meeting cancelled
Caption: Relating to the organization and operations of, and fiscal matters affecting, certain state entities.
HB 25 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Meeting cancelled
Caption: Relating to various information, meetings, and operations of certain state entities.
HB 53 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Not again placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the reorganization of, efficiency in, and other reform measures applying to state government; making appropriations.
HB 54 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to excepting certain budgetary working papers from required public disclosure.
78th 2nd Called Session
HB 3 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported engrossed
Caption: Relating to the compilation and distribution of the state budget by the governor and to payment of certain tax refunds.
HB 4 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported engrossed
Caption: Relating to unclaimed property.
HB 5 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the composition of the Parks and Wildlife Commission.
HB 6 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain governmental benefit plans.
HB 7 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported engrossed
Caption: Relating to the abandonment of proceeds distributable on reorganization of an insurance company.
HB 8 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported engrossed
Caption: Relating to meetings of the Legislative Budget Board conducted through the use of certain telecommunication devices.
HB 9 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported engrossed
Caption: Relating to the conservation of energy and water by state agencies and to the authority of certain political subdivisions to collect certain infrastructure fees related to the control of water or storm water.
HB 10 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to performance reviews of school districts.
HB 11 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported engrossed
Caption: Relating to designating the presiding officer of the governing body of certain state agencies.
HB 12 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Record vote
Caption: Relating to the administration of certain legislative agencies.
HB 13 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported engrossed
Caption: Relating to certain reports and permits of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
HB 14 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported engrossed
Caption: Relating to the abolition of the Texas Commission on Private Security and the transfer of its functions to the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas and the Texas Department of Health and to the performance of those functions by those departments.
HB 15 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported engrossed
Caption: Relating to the oversight of regional planning commissions by the governor and the state auditor.
HB 16 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported engrossed
Caption: Relating to the qualifications of the commissioner of insurance.
HB 17 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the joint interim committee on the review of state agencies and school districts.
HB 18 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain agreements of the Texas Department of Transportation.
HB 19 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain government contracts to be performed in nonattainment areas for national ambient air quality standards.
HB 20 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the audit of certain tax settlements.
HB 21 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the standard for investing assets of the Texas County and District Retirement System.
HB 22 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the performance of workers' compensation research by the Texas Department of Insurance; making an appropriation.
HB 23 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported engrossed
Caption: Relating to the organization and duties of the Board of Pardons and Paroles.
HB 24 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the reorganization of, efficiency in, and other reform measures applying to state government; making an appropriation.
HB 47 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the shipment of wine by a winery in this state.
78th 3rd Called Session
HB 7 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the reorganization of, efficiency in, and other reform measures applying to governmental entities and certain regulatory practices; providing a penalty.
HB 8 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Government Reform
Caption: Relating to unclaimed property.
HB 9 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Government Reform
Caption: Relating to certain environmental reports.
HB 10 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Government Reform
Caption: Relating to meetings of the Legislative Budget Board conducted through the use of certain telecommunication devices.
HB 11 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Government Reform
Caption: Relating to the abolition of the Texas Commission on Private Security and the transfer of its functions to the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas and the Texas Department of Health.
HB 12 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Government Reform
Caption: Relating to designating the presiding officer of the governing body of certain state agencies.
HB 13 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Government Reform
Caption: Relating to the oversight of regional planning commissions by the governor and the state auditor.
HB 14 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Government Reform
Caption: Relating to the administration of certain legislative agencies.
HB 15 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Government Reform
Caption: Relating to fuel savings for state agencies.
HB 16 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Government Reform
Caption: Relating to financing certain capital expenditures of state agencies with savings from utility cost savings contracts.
HB 17 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Government Reform
Caption: Relating to permitting procedures of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
HB 18 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Government Reform
Caption: Relating to the abandonment of proceeds from the demutualization of an insurance company.
HB 19 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Government Reform
Caption: Relating to certain governmental benefit plans.
HB 20 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Government Reform
Caption: Relating to the governor's budget authority and to the payment of certain tax refunds.
HB 21 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Government Reform
Caption: Relating to the qualifications of the commissioner of insurance.
HR 344 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 7.
78th 4th Called Session
HR 138 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Shelby M. Kritser of Amarillo on his induction into the Distinguished Flying Corps Hall of Fame by the Texas Aviation Historical Society.
HR 139 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Second Lieutenant John C. "Red" Morgan on his induction into the Distinguished Flying Corps Hall of Fame by the Texas Aviation Historical Society.
HR 140 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Wesley R. "Bob" Izzard of Amarillo on his induction into the Distinguished Flying Corps Hall of Fame.
77th Regular Session
HB 453 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Agriculture Policy Board.
HB 499 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to agricultural policy for the state.
HB 788 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to a study of certain effects of fuel ethanol and biodiesel production in this state.
HB 892 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to sale and promotion of certain agricultural products produced by wineries.
HB 1011 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the transfer of the Amarillo campus of the Texas State Technical College System to Amarillo College.
HB 1125 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to transfer of certain railroad right-of-way.
HB 1880 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation, operation, and administration of agricultural development districts and granting the power of eminent domain and the authority to issue bonds.
HB 2354 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to collecting and remitting commodity producers board assessments.
HB 2586 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the regulation of public grain warehouse operators and other public warehouse operators; providing penalties.
HB 2819 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on the sale of gasoline containing methyl tertiary butyl ether and a requirement for the substitution of gasoline containing ethanol for use in certain nonattainment areas.
HB 2820 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on the sale of gasoline containing methyl tertiary butyl ether and a requirement for the substitution of gasoline containing ethyl tertiary butyl ether or ethanol for use in certain nonattainment areas.
HB 2821 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to eligibility for certain franchise tax credits.
HB 3140 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/02
Caption: Relating to eligibility for certain franchise tax credits.
HB 3141 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to prima facie evidence for the offense of theft of livestock, exotic livestock, or exotic fowl.
HB 3673 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to feeding certain garbage to swine; providing a criminal penalty.
HCR 234 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: Urging congress to recognize the importance of the development of the Ports-to-Plains Corridor.
HJR 62 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit the Commissioners Court of Potter County to call an election to abolish the office of constable in the county.
HR 173 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 7, 2001, as Food Checkout Day in Texas.
HR 561 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 18-24, 2001, as National Agriculture Week in Texas.
HR 798 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Benny Mathis on his retirement.
HR 922 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Benny Mathis on his retirement.
HR 930 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Charles Huff of Austin on the occasion of his 69th birthday.
HR 986 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Martha Allison on her exemplary record of service at the Borger Bus Station.
HR 1186 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Bea Mann for her dedication to the State of Texas and the state legislature.
76th Regular Session
HB 2 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to agriculture and state agricultural policy.
HB 965 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to certain dealer agreements concerning forestry harvesting and off-road construction equipment.
HB 1066 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to dealers of certain farm and industrial equipment.
HB 1845 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to voting by members of an agricultural cooperative marketing association.
HB 1846 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the definitions of "dangerous drug" under the Texas Dangerous Drug Act and the Texas Pharmacy Act.
HB 1949 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the fee for issuance of Texas Commission on the Arts license plates.
HB 1974 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to appeals of convictions obtained in justice courts and municipal courts.
HB 1975 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the labeling requirements for drugs prescribed or dispensed for administration to animals in agricultural operations.
HB 2200 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
Caption: Relating to the ability of a county to obtain criminal history record information on an applicant for county employment.
HB 2255 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the sale of certain items used in funerals.
HB 2256 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to indicating on a driver's license that the holder of the license is a person convicted of certain intoxication offenses.
HB 2279 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to county regulation of fireworks.
HB 2432 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Tabled
Caption: Relating to label requirements for certain sorghum seed.
HB 2433 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to campus report cards in public schools.
HB 2660 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to state drought planning and preparation.
HB 2719 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the promotion of Texas agricultural products; providing a penalty.
HB 2809 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to requiring a grain transportation study.
HB 2810 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the obstruction of a railroad crossing; providing a penalty.
HB 2861 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the cost on a criminal conviction for deposit in the judicial and court personnel training fund.
HB 3116 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to rail transportation districts.
HB 3117 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the purchase of railroad right-of-way following abandonment for rail purposes.
HB 3208 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to School Land Board meetings.
HB 3446 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of veterinary medicine; imposing criminal, civil, and administrative penalties.
HB 3447 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the creation of a student endowment scholarship and internship program.
HB 3448 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the Moore County Hospital District.
HB 3624 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the persons for whom local governments may pay tort claims.
HB 3841 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the abolishment of the Educator Certification Board.
HB 3849 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the name and powers of, and the validation of certain acts of, the North Plains Ground Water Conservation District No. Two.
HCR 97 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating February 23, 1999, as Panhandle Day at the Capitol.
HCR 113 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Declaring the Texas Commission on the Arts' license plate as the official license plate of Texas.
HCR 155 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Urging the Railroad Commission of Texas and the governor of Texas to review recommendations by the Railroad Advisory Committee regarding service by rail carriers.
HCR 156 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Urging the United States Congress and the Surface Transportation Board to review recommendations by the Railroad Advisory Committee regarding service by rail carriers.
HR 605 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 8, 1999, as "Go Texan" Day at the Capitol.
75th Regular Session
HB 380 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing municipalities and counties to prohibit certain persons from possessing aerosol paint; providing a penalty.
HB 381 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to warranties and warranty claims concerning farm, industrial, or outdoor power equipment.
HB 486 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the offense of theft of public library property.
HB 525 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the right to conduct agricultural operations and to complaints, including nuisance actions and other nuisance complaints, against agricultural operations.
HB 533 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to certain dealer agreements concerning off-road construction equipment.
HB 534 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the dedication of certain lottery revenues to the counties.
HB 535 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the dedication of certain lottery revenues to the counties for juvenile justice purposes.
HB 563 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to attorney's fees in civil actions.
HB 843 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the regulation by a county of fireworks during a drought period.
HB 962 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
Caption: Relating to inactive status for a certified public accountant.
HB 963 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the attachment and amount of certain agricultural liens.
HB 1071 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the representation of a person before an executive state agency by a member of the legislature.
HB 1096 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to using closed circuit television to enter a plea or waive a right in a criminal case.
HB 1530 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the determination of the amount of child support to be ordered for a child.
HB 2067 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to temporary vehicle registration.
HB 2068 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of commercial motor vehicles; providing civil, administrative, and criminal penalties.
HB 2456 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to state funding for and tuition charged to certain undergraduate students who accumulate excessive credit hours and to the number of credit hours required in a degree program.
HB 2481 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to faith-based chemical dependency treatment programs and counselors.
HB 2602 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the enforcement of certain liens.
HB 2729 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
Caption: Relating to the development of performance measures by the Texas Agricultural Finance Authority.
HB 3230 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to efficiency in state government and to avoiding duplication of effort among state agencies.
HB 3231 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the consolidation and use of certain accounts and funds of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission.
HCR 108 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating March 4, 1997, as Panhandle Day at the Capitol.
HR 205 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Adam Crownover on his induction into the Panhandle Hall of Fame.
HR 463 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the 200 Dumas teenagers participating in the "True Love Waits" program.
HR 676 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming Vladimir Skovorodnikov to the Capitol.
HR 677 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to House Administration
Caption: Requesting the Texas State Artist Committee to designate Carolyn Stallwitz as the Texas Artist of the Year in the category of two-dimensiona media.
HR 926 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 20th anniversary of Funfest.
HR 1012 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dr. Kenneth B. Porter on the occasion of his 50th anniversary in crop breeding.
HR 1260 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. 1907.
74th Regular Session
HB 240 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to state debt proceeds use statements in bills and resolutions authorizing state debt.
HB 280 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to limiting the liability of certain persons for equine activities.
HB 460 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to requiring state funding of 50 percent or more of legislative mandates on local governments.
HB 861 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to requiring that a proposed state agency rule may not be adopted or take effect until the appropriate legislative committees hold hearings on the proposed rule.
HB 1301 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Coauthor Authorized
Caption: Relating to the membership of the State Advisory Committee on Child-Care Administrators and Facilities.
HB 1372 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certification of and professional development for administrators of public school campuses.
HB 1462 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the tuition charged to certain nonresident students at certain public technical institutes.
HB 1463 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to a lien in favor of a seller of agricultural chemicals, agricultural seeds, or animal feed or of a provider of labor in connection with the agricultural chemicals or agricultural seeds; providing penalties.
HB 1545 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the hours of operation of certain vehicles.
HB 1546 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to jurisdiction and fines relating to overweight vehicles.
HB 1547 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to weight, length, and hours of operation restrictions on certain vehicles; providing penalties.
HB 1548 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to fines for overweight vehicles.
HB 1733 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the dedication of net lottery revenues to the county juvenile justice fund and general revenue fund.
HB 1734 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the dedication of net lottery revenues to the county assistance fund and general revenue fund.
HB 1735 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the registration of pesticides.
HB 1736 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to termination of certain agreements between suppliers of and dealers in farm, industrial, and outdoor power equipment.
HB 1930 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the offense of theft of public library property.
HB 1931 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Coauthor Authorized
Caption: Relating to minimum standards for certain child-care facilities.
HB 2019 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a contract for the provision of certain services transported or provided by a telecommunications utility.
HB 2020 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
Caption: Relating to the salary of a judge of a county court at law in Potter County.
HB 2157 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the payment of interest on overpaid taxes.
HB 2201 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to administrative penalties assessed by the Department of Agriculture.
HB 2202 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Coauthor Authorized
Caption: Relating to the refund of license and registration fees by the Department of Agriculture.
HB 2505 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/96
Caption: Relating to commercial animal feed; providing a penalty.
HB 2506 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to child-care facilities.
HB 2507 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the lease of the Amarillo campus of the Texas State Technical College System to Amarillo College.
HB 2700 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the payment of commercial feed inspection fees to Texas Tech University for use in research relating to commercial feed.
HB 2701 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
Caption: Relating to the inspection and certification of elevators and related equipment.
HB 2959 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Financial Institutions
Caption: Relating to the consolidation of the general obligation bonding authority for the farm and ranch finance program fund with the general obligation bonding authority for the Texas agricultural fund and the rural microenterprise development fund within the Texas Agricultural Finance Authority.
HB 3199 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to the duties of the secretary of state.
HCR 37 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Land and Resource Management
Caption: Rejecting the suggestion by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that it has failed to manage its natural resources in the Ogallala Aquifer in an environmentally conscious manner.
HCR 211 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Declaring legislative intent that the comptroller of public accounts adopt certain policies relating to refund and credit claims on erroneously collected taxes, penalties, and interest.
HCR 220 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the house enrolling clerk to make technical corrections in H.B. 280.
HJR 7 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the eligibility of certain public officers to seek election to and serve in the legislature.
HJR 115 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Financial Institutions
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment consolidating general obligation bonding authority for certain agricultural funds.
HR 464 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Designating March 28, 1995, as Panhandle Day.
HR 559 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Donald E. Powell for his appointment to the Texas A&M University Board of Regents.
HR 609 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Panhandle Professional Writers.
HR 610 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Jeannine Sutherland.
HR 734 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Trooper Bobby Steve Booth.
HR 893 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the week of May 7-13, 1995, as Suicide Prevention Week in Texas.
HR 1179 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Sunnyside Family and Community Education Club.
73rd Regular Session
HB 369 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on the sale of motor homes at a show or exhibition.
HB 398 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to exempting certain underground irrigation systems from the sales tax.
HB 993 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to the itemization of child support expenditures by an obligee on the request of an obligor.
HB 1087 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to restricting the authority of political subdivisions of the state to regulate pesticides.
HB 1302 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Agricultural Finance Authority to issue bonds.
HB 1577 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to meetings of the Texas State Seed and Plant Board under the Texas Open Meetings Act.
HB 1678 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to inspection, labeling, and sale of agricultural and vegetable seed.
HB 1679 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to arbitration of seed performance disputes.
HB 2500 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the powers, duties, and expansion of the City of Amarillo Hospital District; authorizing the creation of public debt.
HB 2501 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to the regulation of warehouses and certain cotton buyers.
HCM 1 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Recognizing Landon Clay Gheer on achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
HCM 2 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Recognizing Neal Lee Weeg on his achievement of the rank of Eagle Scout.
HCM 568 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Congratulating David Alan Swinford for receiving the Shamrock Elementary Kindergarten Graduation High Achievement Award.
HCM 700 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Congratulating Marian Ficak for being named superintendent of River Road Independent School District.
HCM 1022 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Congratulating James Paul Legg on his outstanding achievement at Dumas High School.
HCM 1023 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Congratulating Kelly Lynn Wilson on her outstanding achievement at Cooper High School.
HJR 13 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the eligibility of certain public officers to seek election to and serve in the legislature.
HR 450 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the memory of Charlotte L. Quackenbush.
HR 451 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending William E. Juett for his contributions to the citizens of Amarillo.
HR 503 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Josie Ham Feltz on the occasion of her 100th Birthday.
HR 504 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the Highland Park Hornets for their great accomplishments and contributions to the citizens of their home town and the State of Texas.
72nd Regular Session
HB 487 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: 1st Printing sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to an appropriation to the judiciary section, office of the comptroller of public accounts, for state salary apportionment to Oldham County for certain duties performed by the county attorney.
HB 1065 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/91
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county to regulate the use of fireworks in certain climatic conditions; providing a penalty.
HB 1694 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain agreements between suppliers and dealers selling certain farm, industrial, and outdoor power equipment.
HB 1880 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
Caption: Relating to labeling required for seed used for planting cotton, peanut, rice, and soybean; farmer's exception to compliance if the seed is not advertised in the public communications media outside the vendor's home county; and a person's commission of an offense if the person sells or offers, exposes, or transports for sale agricultural or vegetable seed within this state of a variety protected under the United States Plant Variety Protection Act, or which contains a varietal innovation protected under the United States Patent Act, without the protection owner's permission; except in transactions necessary to facilitate liquidation of assets involved in a bankruptcy proceeding or estate settlement.
HB 2229 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the Dallam-Hartley Counties Hospital District.
HB 2442 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the application of the professional prosecutors law to the district attorney of the 84th Judicial District.
HCR 247 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Environmental Affairs
Caption: Informing the Department of Energy of our support for an environmentally safe expansion of Pantex through configuration of the nuclear weapons system.
HCR 248 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Informing the Department of Energy of our serious interest in the expansion of Pantex through a reconfiguration of the nuclear weapons system.
HR 25 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Mechelle Graham.
HR 93 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Dumas High School volleyball team.
HR 414 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Sergeant James Dale Hawthorne.
HR 420 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Panhandle High School football team.
HR 467 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 2, 1991, as Borger Day at the Texas Capitol.
HR 677 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Agnes Weatherly Howe.
HR 1018 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Roy Pennington on the occasion of his retirement.
HR 1034 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing June 6-8, 1991, as "Dumas Dogie Days" in Texas.
72nd 1st Called Session
HB 108 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to transferring the functions of the Texas Commission for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired and the Texas Commission for the Blind to the Texas Rehabilitation Commission.
HB 109 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the installation of a television production facility by a state agency.
HB 242 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the division of the State of Texas into two states.
72nd 2nd Called Session
HB 38 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the division of the State of Texas into two states.
72nd 3rd Called Session
HB 13 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the division of the State of Texas into two states.
HB 24 Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to the apportionment of the state into congressional districts.
HR 54 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Dumas High School girls volleyball team on their advancement to the state semifinals in UIL Class 4A competition.
72nd 4th Called Session
HR 154 Author: Swinford, David
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Diamond Shamrock "Hooray for Excellence" academic awareness program for its efforts in highlighting the many positive educational innovations taking place among the state's public schools.